The Nation Archive for March 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Adjustable shoe wins entrepreneurial prize

‘Nigeria’s GDP to grow by 7.98% in 2011’

247 matriculate

Unical to generate own electricity

The next winds of ‘wild, wild west’

Oshiomhole lauds FCMB for schools’ renovation

2011 Elections: villains and men of little vision

Election fever grips schools

Let the people’s will prevail

The 2011 election

Court orders arrest of five over rally crisis

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Tinubu: Jonathan can’t be promise keeper

Falana warns against ‘mockery’ of courts

No going back on Modified Open Secret Ballot System

Udoedehe: treason charge political

Polls: Govt to deploy troops against thugs

ACN urges Ogun to reject PDP’s apology

Buhari promises to exploit bitumen in Ondo

How to frustrate election riggers, by Tinubu, Fashola

Police, FRSC unveil plans for Saturday’s polls

Osun ACN passes vote of no confidence on SSS boss

Police chief, SSS boss not partisan, says Ekiti CNPP

Alleged forgery: Ogun PDP chiefs granted bail

Court orders INEC to replace Osun REC

I’ll ensure true change in Rivers, says Sekibo

Nigeria’ll stop oil imports in 2014, says Aganga

Monday, March 28, 2011

Court grants EFCC leave to amend charges against el-Rufai

North’s leaders to decide on Buhari, Ribadu, Shekarau after Assembly elections

It’s time to retire PDP leaders, say Ribadu, Ogbeh

How my mum was rescued, by Jimoh Ibrahim

Commonwealth observers, activists worry over violence

Clampdown on ACN members

Sambo stands alone as parties shun debate

Shun violence, Wamakko tells youths

Political violence not surprising, says Utomi

Why electorate should vote ACN, by Oshiomhole

Anti-Obasanjo protest rocks Abeokuta

Doma’s men declare for CPC

ACN, Sekibo accuse Amaechi of intimidation

LAUTECH: Oyinlola signed pact under duress, says Aregbesola

Govt may tinker with Constitution to save education

Fashola marks 1,400 days in office

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Reps criticise Aganga over

Buhari, Ribadu, NEDG trade words over debate

356 stranded Nigerians in Libya land in Lagos

ACN urges EFCC, ICPC to probe PDP’s N9.6b campaign funds

Udoedehe’s popularity soars amid plans for trial in Uyo

IBB, others reject Obasanjo’s plea to back Jonathan

Anxiety over shake-up of INEC Electoral Officers

Kaka challenges IGP over polls

Wale Oshun relives

‘Jonathan will unite Nigeria’

Police, army in show of force

Osun needs N6b to revamp education, says Aregbesola

Abductors release Osogbo businessman

Ondo awards N9b road contracts

Labour, govt clash over minimum wage

Mudashiru’s Will: Court upholds Trustees’ right of execution

Fire stops City People Awards

Saturday, March 26, 2011

North’s anger with Jonathan grows over zoning, 2015

PDP thugs vandalise Lagos ACN deputy governorship candidate’s campaign office

OPC VP dies at 44

Group begins campaign for ACN

Group launch national transformation programme

‘Expect increased Fed Govt presence in Ondo’

‘Obasanjo will soon destroy PDP’

Jega worried over electoral violence

Community protests agent’s extortion

Fashola blames PDP for poor conditions of Lagos Port

Friday, March 25, 2011

Fashola campaigns in rain, shuns umbrella

Ogun PDP crisis: Setback for Obasanjo, Olurin

LAUTECH crisis: Osun, Oyo Obas meet

Presidential debate: Organisers beg Buhari, Ribadu, Shekarau to reconsider boycott

Jonathan rebuffs Ciroma, IBB on 2015

Jobi-Fele, ex-Oodua chair, dies at 70

I’ll return to complete what I started—Omisore

‘Representation is about making yourself accesible’

‘Why I’m going to House of Reps’

Apga: Supreme Court affirms Okorie’s expulsion

Court stops Andy Uba

David-West, others back Amaechi for second term

Akwa Ibom crisis: ACN demands IG’s resignation

Why Nigerians should reject PDP, by Fashola

Osun ACN accuses FG, IG of aiding PDP

How assassins murdered Gen. Onoja’s aide in presence of wife, children

NPL award, morale-booster for Dolphins — Eguma

Yobo wants total support

Osaze: I’m a risk!

FIFA clearance stalls Victor Moses' Nigeria debut

President hosts Falcons, Falconets, Eaglets

‘Join ACN to build Lagos’

2011: Jakande supports Fashola’s re-election

Shun politics of violence, CAN, JNI urge politicians

A world adrift in political crises

Leadership by lottery

Class of ‘94

Traditional wrestlers storm Nigeria

NTF prepares six for Botswana

Metu still training with Bolt –AFN

Naomi Mac and Yeka Onka lock horns for Nigerian Idol grand prize!

Timaya’s Dem Mama Soldiers: The untold story

Drama as Abuja bomb blast victim refuses to be discharged

Tragedy and myth of ‘African bullet-proof’

Who killed this man? •This is the poser the Police are battling to unravel

Police arrest pastor for robbery

The times are hard! •Commercial sex workers, club owners lament as expatriates shun night life in Garden City

Nigeria @ 50: Matters arising

Who believes in Okotie’s change?

April polls: Star spots to watch

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Gas initiative to attract $25b investments, says Jonathan

Youths stone Niger governor’s convoy

Polls: Violence hits Ekiti, Oyo, Delta, Niger, others

Police threatens to arrest Abacha’s opponent

Ribadu gives recipe for peace in Plateau

Air Force names dead officer

Journalists, others seek probe of The Nation slain reporter Ugbagwu

How Ogun PDP sold my return ticket, by Rep

Soyinka criticises IGP on use of cell phones at polling stations

Minimum Wage: Fed Govt begins employee audit

French jet ‘destroys Libya plane’

Akwa Ibom violence: How we escaped, by Udoedehe

North’s leaders’ve failed, says Sultan

Fashola, Ohakim, Dabiri, others for women summit

Cross River REC alleges threat to life

I can’t be intimidated, says Sekibo

Disabled persons threaten to boycott election

Aides, vehicles attached to Ebonyi governorship candidate arrested

April polls: Lamido kicks against foreign observers

LP kicks as Ondo ACN alleges plans to recruit fake corps members

Robbers kill three in Ondo

Oni’s suit, an afterthought, says Fayemi

Lam Adesina calls for Oyo REC’s removal for ‘romance’ with Alao-Akala

INEC disowns Senator’s documents

Bomb scare rocks Abuja, Niger

SSS to monitor INEC workers during polls, says Jega

PDP plans to use violence as election strategy, ACN alleges

NEDG releases guidelines for presidential debate

Buhari, Ribadu, Shekarau opt out of debate with Jonathan

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Akpabio, Udoedehe trade blame over violence

INEC’s battle plan, by Jega

Police kill two in Ekiti

Jega seeks cooperation for April polls

Court stops Bent

SERAP urges Jonathan to reinstate ICPC boss

ICPC: Why Angulu was asked to step aside, by Adoke

Security lapses worry ACF

Federal Govt goes tough on political violence

Why there is ‘do-or-die’ politics, by SSS

EFCC files 134-count charge against two directors, 30 others over N4.7b pension fraud

ACA Consortium injects N114b into Union Bank

Why I chose Ahmed, by Saraki

Bamidele blames PDP for bad social values

‘Jonathan is the candidate to beat’

Olurin suspends campaign over Okada riders’ death

Ekiti PDP candidates warn against rigging

Amaechi, Sekibo disagree over attacks on campaign trains

Electoral vigilance antidote to bad governance, says Mimiko

Candidates outline plans to improve Lagos

4,000 ACPN members defect to ACN in Kwara

Shekarau states his plan for women

Trial stalled in ex-staff suit against Chevron-Texaco

Idris for book launch

Army chief warns against violence

Sylva’s tenure elongation’ll not stand, says Alaibe

PDP/INEC impasse: ACN vows to head to Supreme Court

Man held for alleged murder of in-law

Oshiomhole decries politically motivated arrests

INEC to cancel results in violence-prone areas

Why Chukwumerije should be elected, by Orji

I can sign N50b contracts, says Daggash

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Arms depots found in Oyo

Central Bank raises benchmark interest rate to 7.5%

SSS discovers arms depots in Enugu, Jos

Nine dead in ACN-PDP clash

North launches ‘final assault’ on Jonathan

Five Customs officers detained over Ibadan killing

Ex-governor to ACN candidates: tackle fiscal federalism

Tinubu cautions ACN members to beware of PDP agents

We ‘re ready for election, says Jega

Fed Govt removes Acting ICPC chair over probe of NJI, Minister

One injured as woman foils robbery

‘We must eradicate tuberculosis’

National Life now daily

‘Why public-private partnership fail’

Ekiti Central : Falana heads for court as Ojudu insists on mandate

ACN accuses Suswam, PDP of intimidation

CPC candidate, Aliero escape death

Govt subjects Intercepted firearms to foreign examination

Ondo blasts PDP over Jimoh Ibrahim’s mum’s abduction

ACN seeks overhaul of Oyo INEC staff

Monday, March 21, 2011

ACN, Ladoja, Balogun seek action

Akwa Ibom laments loss of 86 oil wells to Rivers

Olurin vows to probe Daniel

Jega: INEC official for trial over voters register fraud

Political violence rises in Anambra

Lam challenges Oyo Police boss over security

Fashola promises to turn Mile 12-Ikorodu road to six lanes

Alao-Akala, Ladoja too corrupt to return as governor, says Oyelese

Jimoh Ibrahim’s mum kidnapped in Ondo

‘Alleged N6b fraud in NJI committed before judge’s tenure’

Court told how EFCC official ‘forged documents’ to defraud

Why Ciroma’s, others’ meeting with Jonathan was deadlocked

EFCC recovers $9b in three years

Gaddafi’s whereabouts unknown after allied forces’ strike on compound

Corporation produces 200m gallons of water

20,000 traders for market carnival

Lagos residents demand quality representation

ACN candidate escapes assassination

I’m under pressure to rig, says Anambra REC

Man arrested over alleged killing of son

I’ve no plans to lobby Isiaka, says Olurin

ACN broom revolution sweeps across Ekiti, Osun

PDP accuses LP of planting bombs in Jos

890 to contest senatorial seats

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Jonathan meets with Bode George, Daniel others in Lagos

‘Dangote Group market cap to hit $60b by 2015’

Shareholders: Access Bank owes Intercontinental N16.2b

US transport agency scores aviation high

 Why the poor are not benefiting from economic growth, by SEC boss

Court summons Citibank Chair, MD over alleged tax evasion

CBN may raise interest rate tomorrow

Alao-Akala under fire over stolen INEC materials

Two suicide bombers die in Jos

MEND plans to disrupt April polls in Ondo

Oni’s aide, Fayose’s kinsmen, others join ACN

LAUTECH old fees stand, says Aregbesola

Seven bank chiefs, 36 others to face trial over alleged N12b pension fraud

Fed Govt plans Africa’s largest fertiliser plants

Court remands Kwara judge in prison custody

Tales of woe as more Nigerians stranded in Libya cry for evacuation

Tension in Anambra as police kill two

PDP supporters abandon campaign for Oshiomhole

Daniel, a wounded lion, says Olurin

Ojukwu forecasts victory for APGA in Abia next month

Our leaders are selfish, says Buhari

Yakowa seeks sanctions for violent parties

Arewa community backs Fashola

CPC candidate Buhari, Police clash over Jos rally

Kwara PDP candidate begs Saraki for support

ACN accuses Suntai of intimidating opponents

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Colleagues, friends mourn late katsina governor ADC

How Olowu of Orile-Owu, wife died in auto crash

86 oil wells: Akwa Ibom may negotiate with Rivers

GKS President, Aighalua, removed

PDP men arrested with INEC in Ibadan materials

Jonathan’s meeting with Ciroma, others deadlocked

‘Badagry ACN must unite

Why I joined Police, by Ribadu

Eulogies as Adesanya’s wife departs

Jos crisis is religious-Farinto

‘We are raising Christians that can stand on their own’

Gateways to financial fortune! (3)

Feedback on matters eastern

Japan: The people do not deserve this

Outgunned, survivor Gaddafi plays for time

Three unwise men

Presidential debate: A post mortem

‘Our plans for Nigeria’

Fear of run-off grips Jonathan

Friday, March 18, 2011

JTF: uncovers illegal petroleum depot in Warri

Supreme Court cedes Akwa Ibom 86 oil wells to Rivers

Alleged N6b fraud: ICPC adamant, rejects CJN’s counsel’s demands

...Jonathan: Why I didn’t attend

Fuel queues return as NARTO goes on strike

Buhari, Ribadu, Shekarau clash over Niger Delta, power

Four blunders Obasanjo committed in office —Fani-Kayode

Tinubu: PDP plans to destabilise Lagos during polls

Still on the forthright preacher in a land of deceit

When nature takes on politics

Gunmen kill Onoja’s aide in Otukpo

Lagos commended for establishing LASERC

Fire guts Nitel office in Jos

Port Harcourt bomb scare: Nollywood actress Hilda Dokubo under threats

April polls and growing culture of intolerance

‘We can explore the potential of agriculture to tackle youth unemployment, restiveness’

‘Why I resigned as PDP national vice chair for North-West’

April polls: Presidential debate fever catches on

Tribune needs help

Siasia calls up Sunday Rotimi

Okoye canvasses support for American Football in Nigeria

Edo state contingent shines

Chelsea gets chance for revenge against Man United

Maigari hails Onigbinde’s appointment

Super Eagles confirms Harambee Stars friendly

Re: Now, I join OBJ to laugh

Re: Abba-Aji: A burden called presidential adviser

Re: Obasanjo, Nigerians are no fools

DPO on the run over kidnap of 19-yr-old undergraduate

‘I resorted to raping underage girls after my planned

‘A virtuous Ben, jewel of inestimable price’

’When I wanted to enter for a beauty contest, people said I wanted to become a prostitute’

Afrika Shrine awaits FELA!

Omo Sexy, still fighting hard

HiTV's Viasat Crime and Explorer channels are breathtaking

Nigerian filmmaker wins FESPACO

When a musician dies in Nigeria, he resurrects in another country!

My ex-wife not as important as my career

When Kolade, Nike Akande, other corporate icons gathered to brainstorm

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Stakeholders knock Senate over ‘watered down’ FoI Bill

Port Harcourt bomb scare a hoax, suspect unstable, says SSS

Ciroma, Babangida, others meet over Jonathan

ICPC kicks as CJN obstructs N6b NJI fraud probe

Ogun PDP crisis: Daniel attacks Obasanjo, Olurin

Don’t threaten Tinubu, says CAN

Israeli minister to EFCC: Why the heat must be on criminals, terrorists

Fashola unveils reclaimed land in Eko Atlantic City

NANS seeks cancellation of award

March 24 date for suit on INEC timetable

Traders accuse Mimiko’s aide of bribery

Police to meet Ondo LP, ACN leaders

Kano Assembly threatens Shekarau over minimum wage

Osinbajo reiterates need for state police

Two dead in Niger governor’s convoy crash

ACN alleges plot by govt to pardon Bode George

Amaechi to receive Daily Independent Award

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

BPE lists requirements for PHCN privatisation

2011: NEXIM earmarks $40m loan for exporters

CBN to keep naira stable, says Sanusi

Police declare two wanted

Tinubu’s arrest ‘ll ruin polls’ credibility, ACN warns

Federal Govt to spend N4.971trn

Nollywood actress Dokubo: I was terrified

Lagos flight bomb scare: 98 passengers evacuated

Jonathan ends states’ campaign

Police Commission promotes 988

Senate passes FoI Bill that compels journalists to disclose source of information

How US attorney diverted Nigeria mission’s $1.5m tax refund, by envoy

Ohakim makes pledge at rallies

ACN chieftains storm Ilorin for Belgore

Ajimobi to build N50b industrial estate in Ibadan

Daniel, Olurin trade words over campaign funds

Olawepo promises 400,000 jobs in Kwara

Ribadu, Tinubu: Nigeria needs more than good luck to develop

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Two years after, Senate passes Tobacco Control Bill

Judge threatens to jail IG Ringim

INEC final voters’ register bloated, says ACN

ICPC under pressure to dump N6b NJI fraud probe

PDP lacks visionary leadership, says Tinubu

Buhari, Babangida, governors shun Arewa Forum

CBN begins sale of currency forwards next week

MEND: we’ll strike Abuja, Lagos without notice

Court: Uduaghan to face election next month

Governor’s ADC, four others die in road crash

Katsina Governor’s ADC, 7 others die in convoy auto crash

Monday, March 14, 2011

CBN won’t extend deadline for Microfinance Banks

MEND threatens to bomb Lagos, Abuja, Niger Delta

Five injured as Akala’s men unleash terror in Oyo

Contractor accuses Oni of mismanaging Ekiti Dairy Farm

Five suspected PDP thugs arrested for attacking Aregbesola’s convoy

I have nothing to hide, says el-Rufai on EFCC robe

I’ve no hand in attack, says Olurin

Damilola killer sent back to jail

GSM operators to face Lottery Commission’s anger

Fed Govt launches new Secondary School Curriculum

How I was attacked at campaign rally, by Amosun

Akala bars Buhari from Mapo Hall

The apostate of Imalefalafia

President’s team seeks disqualification of Buhari

Southeast leaders tip Ulasi, Anaekwe for PDP chair

Sunday, March 13, 2011

New Federal varsities take off in Sept

AGF, CBN urge court to reject Okigbo report on $12.4b oil windfall

Jonathan approves additional flights to Tripoli

Jega, Ozekhome to host teleconference on Electoral Act

Salami warns electrion tribunals judges against corruption

Death toll in Japan hits 10,000

EFCC begins fresh probe of el-Rufai over firms ownership

Anxiety grips aviation over ICAO audit

Akala’s bid to stop Buhari’s rally fails

‘Plot’ to poison Jonathan: SSS grills Ciroma’s man

Two killed, many injured as ACN, PDP supporters clash

Mimiko warns against rigging April polls

Explain oil revenue, candidate urges Fed Govt

I’ll win next month, says Jonathan

DPP candidate in Kwara decries violence

Aregbesola declares Omisore unfit for Senate presidency

Omo-Agege promises free education

Irate youths disrupt Suntai’s rally

Gbemi Saraki flags off campaign

Ex-Finance Commissioner, others defect to ACN in Ondo

Mimiko offers 17 First Class AAU graduates jobs

‘Vote out non-performing lawmakers’

Govt revokes Niger Delta contracts

Imoke inaugurates projects

Fayemi gets project panel’s report

‘Please return to work’

Nigerian lawyers are the best, says Falana

Amaechi laments poverty in Ogoniland

Stop political witch-hunt, HURIWA urges SSS

Residents flee as robbers, kidnappers invade Delta

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Why Justice Bello’s verdict cannot stand — Marwa

Fashola tackles guber candidates on Alpha Beta’s role in tax policy

Daura, Buhari’s hometown, agog for Ribadu

Japanese earthquake: Deaths, people missing set to top 1,700

‘I will step down for Northern candidate’

Daniel booed at PDP rally

NANS commends UI management

NANS urges minister to provide social amenities for Federal Cooperative College

Association decries marginalization of Lagos indigenes

Provost laments paucity of reliable database

Boko Haram: Widows sue Yuguda, IGP

Bauchi airstrip: Still a colonial relic

Battle of the Sarakis: Can Bukola overthrow his father?

Palladium on Muhammadu Buhari (2)

If INEC must win this war

‘My husband is your husband, vote for him’

DPP gets campaign offices, volunteers

Sambo reconciles Kano PDP members

Journalist joins NASS race, promises better representation

Don’t blame us for your troubles, ACN candidate tells PDP

Aliyu apologises for failing community

Security escorts of CPC governorship candidate withdrawn

Ribadu alleges sabotage of NN24 vice -presidential debate

Glam up in comfort

Friday, March 11, 2011

Buhari woos IBB, Atiku, Gusau Jonathan, Ciroma groups’ talks fail

Soldiers intercept truck load of explosives in jos

350 dead, 500 missing

Ogun PDP crisis: Daniel begs Obasanjo

Five injured, nine vehicles burnt in Akala’s, Ladoja’s supporters clash

Another batch of 128 Nigerians return from Libya

Shekarau rains curses on election riggers

It’s time for change, says Ribadu

Iyorchia Ayu goes underground for fear of arrest

Now, I join OBJ to laugh

Obasanjo, Nigerians are no fools

Parents of LAUTECH students seek reversal of Oyo govt’s directive

Alleged N2 billion fraud: Court discharges Bayelsa Accountant-General

April polls: President nurses fears of possible violence

FG revokes Niger Delta contracts

Egbe-Omo Yoruba condemns attempt to arrest Tinubu

South East sues PDP over chairmanship

Ribadu condemns arrest of opposition figures

Jonathan, Buhari may clash over destroyed billboards

Siasia raises Mikel doubt

Itesiwaju Baptist Association holds prayer retreat

Peter Igho buries mother

Lagos speaker donates 15 campaign buses to party

Jonathan’s biography for launch

‘Whoever says there is no love at first sight should learn from my experience’

Arrested growth

Jonathan and Abraham

Amateur boxers set for Lagos “Boxing Challenge”

Shell Cup semi-finalists emerge

Dolphin Amateur Open Golf: Olagbenro claims first title

60 Nigerian universities for WAUG Games

NPL may unban Salami next week

Osaze: West Brom targets 40 points for safety

Jimmy Jatt for 2011 Musical Academy

My father barred me from using his name as a musician

Leadership , ownership and democracy

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Amosun’s Convoy Attacked

CBN injects N190b cash into banks

ACN-CPC alliance possible before election, says Buhari

Forbes: Dangote is Africa’s richest

Ciroma, Atiku, others call off talks with Jonathan

Liverpool in surgery fear for Gerrard

Milan can now concentrate on the league —Ibrahimovic

Almunia raps Arsenal flops

West Brom captain hails Osaze

Kanu's come back will be a miracle —Siasia

Tension in Akwa Ibom PDP over mass defection to ACN

EFCC lied on seizure of assets, says Igbinedion

NBA sues Daniel over ‘illegalities’

Jega, RECs meet on credible election

No room for PDP in Southwest, Fashola insists

Fayemi flags off Ekiti volunteer corps

Police to deploy two officers in each polling unit

Election riggers will be lynched , says Omo-Agege

NJC denies suspending Katsina-Alu, Salami

Five killed in Bauchi violence

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Five-man panel to probe CJN, Salami feud

Why five governors must face elections, by INEC

Fola Adeola relives crash-land

Okoya-Thomas, six others in court over alleged contempt

‘No screening without portfolios’

CPC petitions INEC over alleged 30,000 fake polling units

Tinubu’s wife pleads with Lagos striking doctors

ACN accuses Jonathan, PDP of intimidating opposition

120 EU election observers coming

‘Katsina-Alu, deputy, others must step down’

Court clarifies judgment on polls time-table

Uproar in House over motion against INEC

Ibori‘s lawyer to spend seven years in UK jail

Obi hails civil servants

Why we did not sign INEC’s code of conduct, by PDP

LP endorses Fashola for second term

Lessons in political semantics

Garlands for Adoke

Ohakim gets campaign team

PDP is the messiah for rapid change, says Jonathan

Saraki plans to quit politics after April polls

Gun attack won’t deter me, says Onoja

Tinubu, Ribadu slam PDP over insecurity

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Ribadu’s running-mate Adeola’s plane crash-lands

Families of 23 jailed Nigerians in Nepal seek govt intervention

Jonathan sets up security awareness committee

Striking doctors ’ll soon resume, says Fashola

Activitsts, ACN, Afenifere to Fed Govt: leave Tinubu alone

Why Jonathan has not accepted invitation for debate, by Campaign Council

Widow’s plight: CJN summons Conduct Tribunal chairman

EFCC seals off Igbinedion’s mansions

Lado: my life in danger

Jonathan seeks N25.8bn for power, aviation projects

Reps raise alarm as violence spreads

Monday, March 07, 2011

IG queries Lagos Police over insecurity

Cleric warns Jega, desperate politicians

My ambition not worth the blood of any Nigerian, says Jonathan

ICPC may arrest four Ministers, 78 CEOs of agencies

Army to join Police, SSS, to curb campaign violence

ACN cries out over plot against Tinubu

CPC man arraigned for Suleja bombing

Jonathan under pressure to order Tinubu’s arrest

Institute secures exam rights from UK body

Striking doctors accuse Southeast governors of insensitivity

Senator: I’m PDP Imo West candidate

Abia alleges plot to cause mayhem

‘Uduaghan not afraid of election’

Court adjourns tenure elongation suit till March 14

Tokyo pleads with Jonathan to stop Akala’s ‘illegal’plot

PDP loses members to ACN in Lagos

Why I dumped PDP for PPN, by Isiaka

Environmentalists demand detainee’s release

Sunday, March 06, 2011

331 investors jostle for privatised PHCN firms

Daniel’s faction dumps PDP in battle for Ogun

I won’t probe Idris, says Audu

INEC weighs options on order of polls

Rigging no more possible, says Mark

Jonathan launches new Campaign Website

INEC urges govt to restore N6.3b

Belgore reassures on free social services

Osun names Mark, Omisore, Etteh, others in plot to cause mayhem

Customs strengthens security

Fayemi’s wife honoured

Ex-Ondo commissioner, others defect to LP

Free health mission in Lagos

Arewa community endorses Fashola, ACN senatorial candidate

Tinubu, Amosun condole with Adesanya

Ladoja, Ajimobi attack Alao-Akala

Fed Govt ready to assist Nigerians anywhere, says Ajumogobia

Committee warns against ‘selective’ implementation of Niger Delta report

Alleged N12b pension fraud: EFCC seals off director’s petrol stations

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Nigerian referees will officiate in 2018 World Cup—Tade Azeez

Taiwo targets Ligue 1 top with Marseille

Mikel may return to Chelsea line-up

Ferguson, Dalglish renew rivalry

NCCE annihilates Physical Education (3)

Top Nigerian golfers for Kenya Open

Odibo wants clubs to emulate Berger

Golf and tourism

Redknapp backs Defoe to fire

Dalglish: Reds set for United

Agbonlahor lends support to local football project

Gunmen attack ACN’s deputy governorship candidate

Shame our critics, Aregbesola tells 20,000 OYES graduands

Reception for Bode George: Falana carpets Obasanjo

Suleja bombing: Ndlea arrests man with two bomb canisters

Pension scam: EFCC freezes N12b traced to ex-director, deputy director’s accounts

Katsina boils over arrest of CPC gubernatorial candidate

AC N: No room for PDP in Southwest

Jonathan’s advisers under pressure to quit

Akwa Ibom varsity admits 300

Aggrieved candidates head to court

ACN berates Akpabio over airplane campaigns

I was a victim of political victimisation, says ex-NPA boss

Group campaigns against trafficking

Jonathan promises even distribution of developmental projects

N24b: Imo extends 2010 budget

Bayelsa executed over 107 projects in 4 yrs, says commissioner

Ogun not well-governed, says Obasanjo

PDP warns LP against campaign of calumny

Friday, March 04, 2011

Ex-governor, Ohanaeze chief, others flee as gunmen invade seminar

Another SAN sues Oni over telephone logs

Bauchi governor to Jonathan: FCT minister, Mua’zu are ACN agents

Bode George’s welcome party, a celebration of criminality — Obasanjo

Oshiomhole threatens to revoke sale of Edo Cement Company

ACN storms Ondo for presidential rally

Two killed, others injured in Akwa Ibom stampede

It’s a most heinous crime, says Osun govt

It is barbaric - Mark

I just heard an explosion, the next thing I saw was darkness - Survivor

Atiku denounces explosions, decries culture of impunity

Security situation is frightening, says IBB

We will defend the Naira against wrong economic policies — Sanusi

Chief of Army Staff warns soldiers over April polls

April polls: We’ll protect our votes — Omo-Agege, Delta ACN governorship candidate

Mikel’s future

OYES denies training mercenaries

Emir of Ilorin endorses Kwara PDP gubernatorial candidate

‘Poster Excellencies’ and sundry musings

Re: Tinubu’s God complex

‘The problem is that our politicans are placing their personal interests above those of the party and the people’

April polls in the throat of endless litigations

Re: As Bode George celebrates his return from prison

Atletico needs Aguero, Forlan for Europe ticket —Flores

Only a win matters for Sampdoria against Cesena — Maccarone

Two very tough matches' —Pulis

Inside Blatter’s FIFA

Auta hopes for a point against Tornadoes

Dolphins‘ll beat JUTH in Jos –Ezuruike

Olofinjana targets league top with Cardiff

Haruna aiming to escape Ligue 1 drop

Etuhu seeks points against Blackburn

Martins battles Osaze for survival

‘We'll rather hawk than steal or beg’

The N5bn public bus project controversy: Our story, by Urban Development Bank MD

Nigerian steals 350 IDs to claim £1.3m benefits in UK

Star Quest 2011:

Solidstar out with new works

Bringing Dagrin back to life!

COSON signs royalty deal with LTV

Continuation of AMAA 2011 nominations and categories

Lola Alao

Nigerian Idol contestants, Lynxx cherish memory together

P-Square takes turn in Glo Rock ‘n' Rule

The Guitar Boy is 70!

AMAA 2011: African filmmakers unite in competition!

Thursday, March 03, 2011

SSS: Okah, Boko Haram, illegal arms threaten polls

Bombs kill 10 at PDP rally

Ribadu calls for change in Benue

Mark assures NPAN on FoI bill

My position on FoI Bill, by Abba-Aji

Governors are overbearing, says Eyiboh

April elections: Governors chart way forward

Obasanjo’s faction beats Daniel’s in battle for Ogun PDP tickets

Jonathan vows to hunt down culprits

Court nullifies INEC’s order of elections

Aregbesola blasts critics of Appeal Court judges

Panel discovers irregularities in contracts awarded by Oni

Five kids killed in fire

INEC’s final voters’ figure is 73,528,040

92 Nigerians deported from London

Lawyers boycott court over judge’s kidnap

‘Governors, police can’t stop rallies’

Fashola will do more, says ACN

Time for questions

Ohakim to relocate Government House

Ndigbo call for Abba-Aji’s sack

‘How we salvaged Southeast from kidnappers’

Orji urges vigilance in Abia

Lagos Assembly suspends member

OSUSTECH takes off

‘PDP’s misrule is inciting ’

Court okays Dosunmu

‘Akala can’t win without Ibadan’

Fela resurrects in Lagos

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

US businessmen plan to invest $20b in power

26 shortlisted for AGF

Senate prescribes stiffer penalties for tax evasion

Senators protest sharing of excess crude account

US, UK lift INEC with N5.4b

Court of Appeal reserves judgment in suit to stop presidential election

Now it’s time to vote PDP out, says Buhari

Ex-Lagos commissioner cautions senator against ‘vulgar language’

Fashola tackles Dosunmu, Randle at debate

EFCC seizes Igbinedion’s 11 properties

IBM Haruna: don’t copy Egypt, Tunisia

How to get credible polls, by Jega, Mark, Uwais

Knocks for Daniel over passage of Appropriation Bill

Three human traffickers jailed

‘No plan to publish list of corrupt politicians’

Jonathan won’t witch-hunt opponents

Reps pass N18,000 minimum wage

Retired judges in Oyo sue Akala

Nominee can’t recite Anthem

Abba-Aji, enemy of progress, says NUJ President

Ekiti ex-political appointees receive N1.2b severance allowances

Aliyu condemns transfer of excess crude oil funds

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

April polls: ACN, PDP show strength in Lagos

Dashed expectations

Re: judicial civil war...

Privatisation of power sector: A word for the President

Senate passes Money Laundering Bill

Conduct tribunal gets new boss

Minister : Why govt is reviewing agreements with concessionaires

Supreme Court to review Sokoto governorship tussle April 8

Jonathan camp disagrees with Buhari, Ribadu, Shekarau over debate

ACN urges Lagosians to defend their votes

Nigeria’s ambassador to US at EFCC

Monday, February 28, 2011

Credible elections summit in Abuja

Ribadu, Adeola promise change