The Nation Archive for February 2012

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

New Masquerade creator Gringory is dead

Mother relives how Naval rating threw love-child into lagoon

‘America not working for Nigeria’s disintegration’

Kalu hails Jonathan over Ojukwu

Anambra CP to lead police team to burial

Eyiboh pays tribute to ex-Biafran leader

Enugu Assembly shelves plenary

Tumultous welcome for Ojukwu in Enugu, Abia, Imo, Ebonyi

Anambra Reps to Fed Govt: immortalise Ikemba

Why we brought Ojukwu’s body to Aba, by Orji

Cities are failing children, UNICEF warns

Ogboru’s lawyer dies in auto crash

Benue governorship poll: Tribunal dismisses ACN, ANPP petitions

Alleged N47.1b theft: Court stops Akingbola’s attempt to stall trial

Supreme Court affirms Kwankwaso’s, Aliyu’s victory

Enugu declares public holiday for Ojukwu

18 die in Pakistan’s bus ambush

UN rights council meets on Syria

Monday, February 27, 2012

How eminent Nigerians received Ojukwu’s body

Ojukwu a great, uncommon patriot, says Ekweremadu

Kogi seeks Fed Govt’s support on free trade zone

Kwara PDP threatens to sack liaison officers, others

SURE programme not cancelled, says Presidency

Suntai, Elechi, Al-Makura know fate March 2, 6

ACN warns against plan to discredit judiciary

I’m guilty of stealing, Ibori tells UK court

Fayemi floors Oni

Ojukwu gets hero’s farewell in Abuja

Budget: North rejects Southsouth’s vote

Second phase of Ondo Mother and Child project kicks off

Anambra doctors call off one-year strike

Businessman joins Ondo governorship race

Carat-Media Perspectives wins MTN media pitch

US hold on World Bank under threat

Naira firms on Shell dollar sales

Lagos okays N58.7b for new projects

Stakeholders’retreat on refineries coming

Govt to reverse transport laws

President, governors pay tax, says FIRS

Boko Haram kills three in Adamawa

Pension scam: Culprits to face EFCC, ICPC

Promotion: Senior police officers drag PSC to Presidency, N’Assembly

Jonathan, Mark, others pay tribute to Ojukwu

Nasarawa governorship poll: Al-Makura knows fate March 6

Kwara judicial workers begin indefinite strike

Ibori pleads guilty to money laundering, fraud charges

Wade in tight race for third term

Plot to assassinate Putin foiled - report

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Safety laws: Govt warns employers

CBN sells N149.65b T-bills

Interbank rates ease on improved cash outlook

‘Govt to enhance Nigeria’s trade ranking’

Fuel scarcity is to blackmail Nigerians, says NLC

Mimiko begins emergency highway medical service

Fed Govt is committed to Education for All, says Minister

Fulani herdsmen rob on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Jonathan greets Shagari at 87

Jonathan condemns Jos violence

Imoke wins

States declare public holiday for Ojukwu

Six dead as bombers hit governor’s church

Why budget was increased to N83b, by Anambra Assembly

Blame the rich for youths’ failure, says Senator

Senate begins probe into road contract scam in Abuja

Why we are taking over Utako terminus, by Akinjide Why we are taking over Utako

PDP wins by-election in Katsina

Lagos Assembly verifies dredgers

Taraba governorship poll: Supreme Court hears appeal today

Senator disowns governorship aspirant

Al-Mustapha’s family threatens to petition NJC over death sentence

NIMC Identity Database goes live

22 die of Lassa fever in Edo

Insurgency: Fed Govt keen on dialogue, says Maku

Boko Haram: Fresh insight into a group feared, loathed

‘Only God knows why the blast happened’

Femi Pedro joins PDP National Secretary race

Amosun donates 500 mattresses to prisons

Youths urged to shun drug abuse

Fashola seeks solutions to education challenges

Welfare of monarchs important, says Aregbesola

Ladoja’s return to PDP’ll make no difference, says ACN

President condemns attack on Jos church

Imoke declared winner of C/River guber election

Senegal holds presidential election

Blast rocks Jos church, two die

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Mandela in hospital but ‘not in danger’

Investigate acting president of Court of Appeal, Falana tells NJC

Southern groups laud north over SNC

Kano stands still for Ojukwu

US charges former, current Noble execs over bribes

Bakassi protests, low voter turnout mar poll

Dramatic twist as Ibori, London Police reach plea bargain pact

14 killed in Gombe Boko Haram attack

Pressure on Tambuwal, Lawan to dilute report

Voter apathy mars peaceful polls in Cross River

Kano stand still for Ojukwu

Protests mar Edo PDP primaries

Fresh Koran burning protests break out in Afghanistan

Raid by suspected Islamists kills 14 in Gombe

Verdict due in Berlusconi’s bribery trial

Friday, February 24, 2012

Why Nigeria can’t conduct free, fair election –Onu

Adamawa Acn candidate, Marcus Gundiri, files petition against Nyako PSC mobilises 628 observers

It’s an illeggal poll, says ANPP candidate

Ex-LP chair Oni kicks as Ondo’s N27bn bond is oversubscribed

EFCC charges Sylva with N2.45bn fraud

Senate traces N21bn pension fund to bank

Police deploy 9000 men

Amaechi, Odili, Orji eulogise Ojukwu

North ready for restructuring, say Lamido, Aliyu, Ayu, others

Espanyol caution Kalu Uche

Babadidi nears N2m Venlo deal

7th Garden City Cycling Championship 13 states hit Rivers

NSC, what’s up?

Robbers attack Wikki Tourists

Jigawa sure of victory against Gombe

BROTHERS AT WAR IN PH Eguma insists on three points

Ogbu, Amankwei vow to cage Kwara Utd

Why the environment matters

COPA-Coca-Cola & Eaglets

9,000 policemen deployed for Cross River governorship poll

PDP faults Supreme Court’s removal of Kebbi governor

Senate traces N21b pension funds to commercial bank

EFCC slams criminal charges against Sylva

Annan calls for peace in Syria

Chevron delays Nigeria plant phase, eyes China shale

Putin to win Russia presidential vote - Poll

Supreme Court sacks Kebbi governor

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Lagos stands still for the Ikemba

Ojukwu was forced to defend his people, says Tinubu

Eminent Nigerians eulogise Ojukwu

Fashola, Okorocha, Obi preach unity

Why Jonathan participated in Somalia conference, by Tafida

Boko Haram has ties to al-Qaeda, says Petinrin

Boko Haram kills six policemen

Lagos bids Ojukwu farewell

Fayemi’s lawyer petitions CJN

US, Nigeria to join forces against Boko Haram

Villas-Boas denies Cole set for Chelsea axe

House frets over NITEL’s N250b debt

Nigeria to raise daily oil exports by 21%

Naira hits 8-month high on inflows

Ogun to sustain devt. despite dearth of funds

Nigeria, Kenya sign MoU on capital market

CBN: Deadline on banks’ divestments remains sacrosanct

‘Nigeria prints three billion bank notes yearly’

NNPC, PPPRA, PPMC, others blame fuel scarcity on probes

Mark saves two ambassadorial nominees' appointment

Oyo lawmakers reject Ajimobi’s nominees for OYSIEC, JSC

Boko Haram: U.S won’t deploy troops in Nigeria - Ambassador

Boko Haram hits Kano, kills two policemen in Niger

Somalia conference seeks to galvanise peace push

Court to deliver verdict on Mubarak June 2

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

EFCC grills businessman over Ibori’s N1.6b ‘aircraft’

Boko Haram: Police sack Zakari Biu

Minister to open NSITF Lagos office

Shell to buy Cove Energy for $1.6b

Bill on CBN’s budget suffers setback

Naira gains on offshore dollar inflows

Reps give international airlines four weeks to reduce fares

Fed, states, local govts share N614b Jan. allocation

BATTLE OF KIGALI CAF name new assistant ref

obiora NWANKWO ROARS My career’s back on track!

Chinedu Obasi: I would have become a lawyer

NFF, NPL have to improve the league — Finidi

'Unhappy' Mikel open to Anzhi switch

INJURY LATEST Eagles' doctor to clear Kaita

FEBRUARY 29 CRACKER Blackburn confirm Yak for Eagles

Home-Eagles sack Liberia coach

While I was away

Obasanjo leads prevaricators to Senegal

‘Apo six’ lawyer sues EFCC over unlawful detention

Gunmen kill ex- PDP chairman in Akwa Ibom

Jonathan seeks Senate approval for RMAFC nominees

Nine Bad Work Habits-and How to Break Them

Exxon signs Nigeria oil renewals, dispute ends

Econet seeks $3.1b damages from Bharti Airtel

Obasanjo meets Senegalese opposition

Blasts strike Kano

American, French journalists killed in Syrian violence

Australia's foreign minister resigns

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Bag containing cloths causes panic in Kaduna

NDLEA discovers fake drug laboratory

Fashola approves 74 housing projects

Jonathan, Sambo, Obasanjo, others campaign for Imoke

Kaduna spare parts market victims seek compensation

Abuja blast: Absence of accused stalls hearing

Prison chiefs may lose jobs over jailbreak

Niger traders hit by border closure

Be Boko Haram conscious, ex-GOC tells soldiers

‘How Boko Haram shot my brothers dead at Borno market’

NNPC, Shell disagree on corruption in oil sector

Senate report: Kabiru Sokoto seen in Lagos

How Kabiru Sokoto escaped from police custody — Senate

Lion kills two in Yobe

Alleged N11.4b theft: Atuche, co-defendant differ on proceedings

Nigeria to increase oil production

Ojukwu: MASSOB agrees with FG on burial terms

Appetite for exploration in Nigeria reduced - Shell

I am fit as a fiddle - Mugabe

Yemen holds presidential election

Monday, February 20, 2012

No G-57 group in House of Reps

N6.5b fraud: Trial of Borisade, three others suffers set back

New fees threaten peace in Ekiti varsity

Parade of suspects illegal, says Falana

How sect gets suicide mission vehicles

Court stops Cross River election

Commission screens 18 AIGs today

Seven Xmas Day bomb victims go blind, says priest

30 dead as troops battle Boko Haram in market

Jonathan threatens to sack officials holding 2015 meetings

UBA sells N100b bad loans to AMCON

Inflation rises on fuel subsidy removal

BPE delays power privatisation as bids open September

Man charged with kiling banker-wife had accomplice, says witness

Widowed by Boko Haram, abandoned by police, govt

Senate probes N2tr pension fund payments

Lagos tightens security at secretariat

Police: why benefits aren’t instant

‘They are victims of a broken, decaying system’

Nigeria inflation rises on subsidy removal – Statistics bureau

German presidency row shakes Merkel's coalition

Gunmen storm Philippine city jail

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Governors woo Dangote for investments

Fed Govt targets 2.1m metric tons of rice yearly

We’ve not stopped processing subsidy payments, says PPPRA

Oil reliance fuels Nigeria’s poverty, say analysts

SON pushes for prosecutorial powers

Interbank rates rise on short cash supply

NCC clamps down on mobile phone makers

‘Make NAICOM insurance sole regulator’

Nigeria, Venezuela raise oil exports as Saudis cut

BPE, M-tel creditors, disagree on contractors’ payment

First Lady solicits bill for widows’ rights

Untold story of Sosoliso, ADC,

Boko Haram not faceless, says Borno governor

Lagos tanker drivers get 72-hour quit notice

ANPP kicks as Wamakko wins

Five injured as bomb explodes near church

Lagos Assembly begins scrutiny of 2010 account

Ekiti advises caretaker chairmen on transparency

Lagos reopens factory

Suspected bank robbers, pipeline vandals arrested in Ondo

Director shot at Kaduna Govt House dead

Fayose extols Aluko’s virtues

Presidency, N/Assembly yet to agree on state creation

Adepero Oduye... The home girl rocking Hollywood

Maku: why govt can’t go back on new driver’s licence, number plate

Whitney Houston buried in New Jersey

Explosion rocks Suleja

Zimbabwe's 2012 polls 'definite' - Mugabe

Stars mourn Houston at New Jersey funeral

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Demand for new states now 45, says Ekweremadu

Lassa fever epidemic hits Rivers

Ojukwu’s burial: Tension as traders protest eviction

SNC unnecessary, says Ekwueme

Supreme Court’s verdict: Echocho faults PDP’s claim on Kogi suit

Civil war: Ojukwu defended his people

Fraud allegations trail Sokoto governorship election

SSS raids another Boko Haram leader’s home

Police arrest Gani’s widow, son

3 killed, 39 vehicles burnt in Lagos tanker explosion






Friday, February 17, 2012

Anambra becomes oil-producing state

Sokoto elects new governor today amid tight security

Supreme Court affirms Borno, Zamfara governors’ elections

‘How Amaechi brought Nlng back to Rivers’

Madalla bombing suspect, Bama, linked to Mogadishu Barracks explosions

Boko Haram: Nigeria risks break-up, Bauchi Governor warns

N1.3tr fuel subsidy probe: EFCC awaits Senate, House reports—Lamorde

Supreme Court reinstates sacked Kwara CJ

Jonathan’s objection to Sovereign National Conference is wrong -Tinubu

Robbery foiled at Ogun Governor’s Office

Thank God for Zambia

Cjn, conscience and courage

PDP secretaryship: Youths root for Salis

Bariga LCDA budgets N1.8b for 2012

Beautification of Osun starts in June

‘My daughter can swim but she died trying to save her younger brother’

The rage of chunky necklaces

Leather loosens up

Waris Ahluwalia’s Fashion Week diet is as strict as a model’s

I’m crazy on stage but I’ve never tasted alcohol —Dr Pat

Serial proposal trails Tuface Idibia

J Martins prepares 3rd album

Mo’Cheddah part way with managers

J'odie returns with Under the Mango Tree

Julius Agwu's Festival of Love

I cherish marriage but i wont be a slave to it - UK based nigeria activist funmi aiyeola

Kwara judicial workers protest reinstatement of CJ

Germany president resigns

Civil Society groups reject hike in electricity tariff

ECOWAS elects Ouattara as new chairman

Sudan, South Sudan agree to start border demarcation

Libya marks uprising anniversary

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Boko Haram: NTDC gives hotel owners 30-day ultimatum

LASUCOM inducts Bello’s daughter, 27 others

Bomb found near police barracks in Kaduna

Thoughts on people’s constitution at Mamora’s book launch

Kogi: Supreme Court dismisses PDP’s request on Wada

Abdulmutallab jailed for life

Boko Haram jail break: 93 escapees at large

Senator reviews Indigenous Language Bill

Omehia, APGA close case at tribunal

Amaechi swears in judges

Robbery suspect killed in Rivers

18 killed in Anambra truck accident

Waiting for health insurance to deliver

About Brilliance CT 16 Scanner

Controversy as equipment for Federal Medical Centres rot

Ex-governor bags title today

I‘ll tell the world whenever I fall ill, says Tinubu

NAMA gets more responsibilities

Lagos targets 500,000 jobs in fishery

‘Nigeria has most internet users in Africa’

Debt Office to sell N70b bonds

CBN to auction N150b Treasury Bills

NSE moves to increase retail investors’ participation

Why Chevron fire won’t be quenched, by NOSDRA

Ecobank cuts 700 jobs

IPMAN mulls strike over products distribution

Reps to probe Customs, CBN over ‘undeclared’ N200b revenue

Farouk Abdulmutallab sentenced to life imprisonment

Egypt court to set date for Mubarak’s verdict

ASUP seeks quality representation in council

Boko Haram may tear north apart – Yuguda

Supreme Court dismisses PDP's request on Wada

Senate confirms Abiola-Edewor as NDIC director

Striking South Africa miners attack police, one dead

2013 AFCON: Keshi recalls Kaita, Yakubu

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Shake up as Army redeploys 72 Generals

Jonathan rules out national conference

Boko Haram bombs Kogi Prison

Senate clears Lamorde as EFCC chair

Farouk Abdulmutallab…the road to life imprisonment

Aregbesola, Kuye: integration ‘ll foster competition

Police chief Biu knows fate Wednesday as panel ends sitting

Tinubu: I’m hale, hearty

Southwest seeks new Constitution

Ex-soldier wanted over Xmas Day bombings

Ameobi brothers visit Walker Central FC

Taiwo labels Aquilani a reds flop!

SWEDISH TRIAL Arokoyo shines in test game

Emenike's brace saves Spartak

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Zenit's Shirokov stuns Benfica late

Ferguson: Football has changed tremendously

The First Lady Debate: Speaking for myself

Much ado about stones

Ebonyi Assembly urged to resolve crisis

Poor turn out mars rerun election in Anambra

MTNF invests N340m in technical colleges

Resource centre aids performance in sciences

Educationist seeks support for indigent pupils

Regional integration is not secession - Southwest leaders

AMCON to privatise nationalized banks in 18 months

Senate faults NNPC audit report

Senate confirms Lamorde EFCC Chairman

Edo advises judicial workers to return to work

Soldiers detonate car bomb in Maiduguri

Egypt to hold presidential poll in May

Senegal government bans opposition march

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

More troubles for Biu as panel probes his recall

Policeman dead as explosions rock Kaduna again

‘Southwest integration achievable’

Tearful villagers relive pupils’ death in storm

Court grants Oni leave on Justice Salami

Bayelsa governorship poll a charade, says ACN

Why Bar, Bench must work in synergy, by CJN

Senate eulogises Aluko

House summons Commissioner over rainstorm

US delegation urges public awareness

Increase in electricity tariff ‘ll not hurt the poor, says Power Minister

Senators to agitators of National Conference: shelve the idea

One dies, 18 injured in Ogun accidents

Oyo monarch deposed, replaced

Lagos Assembly warns tanker drivers against parking on bridges

Scores of LP, PDP members join Ondo ACN

Oyo begins dredging of 23 rivers

‘Regional integration not a political sloganeering’

Houston for burial on Saturday in New Jersey

Dabiri-Erewa: true federalism ‘ll fast track integration

Oyebode, Mamora seek devolution of powers to states

How to achieve regional integration, by Fayemi

Nigerian police torture, are corrupt – acting IGP

Oyo deposes monarch, reinstates successor

Jonathan seeks senate’s approval for $7.9bn loan

Tunisian court acquits Libyan ex-prime minister

Bomb explosion in kaduna

Monday, February 13, 2012

Boko Haram threatens GSM providers as IBB denies sponsoring sect

‘Only true federalism can save Nigeria’

Southwest governors, others seek regional unity

Kabiru Sokoto names Boko Haram’s leaders

Abdulmuttallab seeks lesser sentence

Don, Mamora pay tributes to Murtala Muhammed

Fed Govt to generate 370,000 jobs, says Jonathan

Senate seeks review of pension laws to eliminate fraud

Osun ACN explains why council poll can’t hold now

Director shot attempting to forcefully enter Kaduna Govt House

Why govt official was hit, by police

Local content: Alison-Madueke lauds LADOL, Nigerdock

Owners of abandoned aircraft get deadline

Non-oil tax hits N1.51tr

How Southwest can integrate, by legislators

Why Southwest needs integration, by Oshun

Aregbesola: Yoruba are integrated

Poverty rising despite economic growth, says NBS

‘Whitney Houston died of prescription drug, alcohol combination’

Last days of a Diva

Why we discharge products at Lome, Cotonou, by importers

Alleged bribery: ICPC probing APGA, says Akunyili

Observers fault Bayelsa governorship polls

NDDC rice for markets June

Senator advises MEND

Fuel scarcity hits Bayelsa

Community loses in court

Surveyors hail Akwa Ibom

Ojukwu’s widow flays Ohanaeze

Akwa Ibom NDLEA arrests 261

Dickson, Jonah get certificates of return

3, 680 law graduates for call to bar

Boko Haram threatens to attack GSM providers, NCC

Shooting at Kaduna government house

FG to generate 370,000 jobs in 2012 - Jonathan

Ajimobi canvasses establishment of South-West varsity

Lagos, engineers partner to curb building collapse

Cheap cement as Dangote opens $1b plant

Who will probe the National Assembly?

Qatada to be released from prison

No foul play in Houston’s death - Coroner

Nigerian poverty rising despite economic growth - NBS

Senate seeks review of pension laws

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Kabiru Sokoto gives SSS clues on sect’s leaders

Zambia upsets Cote d’Ivoire to win Cup of Nations

Zambia wins Cup of Nations

The Nation’s Legislative Summit kicks off today

Dickson wins in Bayelsa

CPC doubts INEC over Cross River, Sokoto polls

Fed Govt urges varsities to implement 2004-2010 White Paper

‘Sect’s activities result of injustice’

Boko Haram menace has political undertone, says Oyedepo

Kwankwaso to guide Kogi on ‘progressive’ govt

Doctors decry insecurity in Nigeria

Katsina’s monthly wage bill hits N1.5b

N100m donation: Falana calls for sanction against Sanusi

‘Jonathan lacks capacity to handle Boko Haram’

Tinubu in good health, says media office

ACN candidate’s case against Akpabio resumes today

Edo aspirant denies defection rumours

Lawmakers to Anenih: you can’t win in Edo

NURTW chief seeks probe of violence on Lagos Island

Group calls for judicial solution to Kogi crisis

Fayemi signs N88b budget

Pope hails Obi on return of schools to missionaries

Orji hails contractors

Akpabio extols virtue

Ojukwu’s body not to be taken outside Nigeria, says son

Circus show

Hodgson backs Odemwingie to grab more goals

Nwofor scores for Venlo

Apam suffers another injury

Utaka tops Ligue 1 table with Montpellier

Ige sets next level agenda for LCC Squash Section

Ekiti FA flays plot to reshuffle board

CAF gives $150,000 to Port Said victims' families

Yak: I snubbed QPR

Osaze relishes first hat-trick

Attah, Ibru call for national conference

Governorship aspirant unfolds plans

Think big, think team play

Ashakacem gets chairman, directors

Nobody owes you (II)

‘Cash-less banking will be of utmost benefit’

Fuel subsidy: Senate summons NNPC, PPPRA, 88 firms

‘Insurgency takes toll on economy’

Fed Govt seeks discount from PHCN creditors

Interbank rates climb on NNPC cash withdrawal

Why some voters stayed away from Bayelsa guber election - NBA

Gaza man killed in Israeli airstrike

Turkmenistan holds presidential election

Saturday, February 11, 2012

N1.8bn jeeps for senators

Boko Haram: SSS draws up wanted leaders list

Anambra communal crisis: Youths attack, disarm policemen

Corrupt policemen risk dismissal, imprisonment, says IGP

Bonga Oil spill: Expert seeks transfer of power from DPR

Syria: Russia, China may veto new UN resolution

Uzbek man pleads guilty in plot to kill Obama

US terror attack: Farouk Abdulmutallab knows fate Thursday

Human Trafficking: NAPTIP Partners with Benin

BAYELSA GUBER POLLS: Dickson in early lead

Dispute over FRA Williams’ estate: Court refuses request for arbitration

The Nation’s legislative Summit for S/West and Edo kicks off tomorrow

Tower of Babel that cost Sylva his job

Bayelsa holds governorship election

Friday, February 10, 2012

Four killed in soldiers, Boko Haram shootout in Maiduguri

Union leader slumps in Ondo Governor’s office

Damilola’s killer sent back to jail 16 days after release

Fayemi marks 47th birthday with motherless babies

Perform or be sacked, Ajimobi tells new council chairmen

NAPTIP rescues 384 children in Ogun

...Abuja court denies summoning INEC

Bayelsa: INEC, SSS, JTF, others set for poll

Igbo killings: South East governors launch peace initiative

...we've forgiven him but he must name his sponsors __St Theresa’s Church priest

CBN donates N100m to Boko Haram victims in Kano

Profile of a hitman

How Boko Haram escapee Kabiru Sokoto was re-arrested

Will Zambia be free?

Democracy and development

PENGASSAN issues seven-day ultimatum

Mo’cheddah graduates in style

W4, Davido, Collabo, others for Shetade Val party

KESHI Declares I’m not scared of Liberia

My Eagles turn will come –Kenneth Omeruo

Agbonlahor working on fitness for Man City clash

Nations Cup Edibe for Ghana/Mali match

Eagles’ camp bubbles for Keshi at 50

NPL WEEK 8 CRACKER Aneke rejoins Warri Wolves

CAF announces record cash haul

Ibadan Golf Club budgets N10m for Championship

Supreme Court upholds Lamido’s election

Court denies stoping Bayelsa governorship poll

Ten tips to help you start and grow your own business

Reality shows: New found path to stardom, wealth

A day at the U.S Embassy

A nation on the brink?

Two die Edo Community tussle

CBN donates N100m to Kano blast victims

Labour leader slumps, dies in Ondo

Xmas Day bombing: Kabiru Sokoto re-arrested

Zuma squashes mine nationalisation talk

Court rejects Pakistan PM’s contempt appeal

Thursday, February 09, 2012

‘Abba-Ibrahim weighing Boko Haram options’

Jonathan advocates for peace

‘Keep away from Soyinka‘

Nigerians flee to Cameroun over Boko Haram

Embassies, High Commissions tighten security

Nigeria passing through trying times, says President

North not out to make Nigeria ungovernable, says Arewa

Suspension: Salami seeks Appeal Court’s intervention

Court summons INEC over Bayelsa election

Boko Haram: Police take custody of Biu, others

Ribadu took govt job on his own, says Falana

Borno Speaker impeached

Onu accuses ANPP members of anti-party activities

Lagos to residents: avoid deadly behaviour

Jonathan to launch public works programme

Alleged N2.5b fraud: Osun to report Oyinlola, ex-Perm Sec to EFCC

Assault: Oyo Assembly orders arrest of Customs Comptroller

Lagos shuts factory

‘Nigeria needs N14trn to fix housing’

Lagos judges get new quarters

Tai Solarin Varsity students protest merger

Emodi canvasses legislature-executive partnership for electoral reforms

NDLEA arrests 10 suspected drug traffickers

Govt opts for out-of-court settlement in NUC-Lead Varsity suit

‘House probe into Amnesty programme is welcome’

Ex-NEITI chief criticises Transformation Agenda implementation

600 ACN witnesses to testify against Akpabio

Akunyili seeks removal of excess votes

Protesters invade Anambra Govt House

First Lady for peace summit

Navy hands over four to EFCC

Supreme Court strikes out DPP’s appeal

Ex-militants protest in Delta

15,000 security agents for Bayelsa election

No sectarian violence in Asaba

Tension as policeman shoots driver in Onitsha

10,000 policemen for Bayelsa governorship poll

Court frees 'Apo 6’ lawyer of corruption charges

Senate endorses Post- UTME

Illegal admission: ESUT expels 544 students

Salami seeks Appeal Court intervention on suspension

ACN to call 600 witnesses in Akwa Ibom poll dispute

Illegal bunkering: Navy hands over four suspects to EFCC

Turkish clashes with Kurdish militants kill 14

Maldives court 'arrest warrant' for ex-leader

‘Use ICT to advance economic growth’

Broadband: MainOne boss decries lack of backbone infrastructure

Going to Ghana to school

Varsity, software firm tackle unemployment

Fed Govt to revive fixed wireless operations

Operators increase investments to avert capacity crunch

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Corps members seek redeployment

EU, Nigeria sign pact to tackle terrorism

Task Force relives Kano operation

‘We’ll retaliate if Soyinka is attacked’

Boko Haram is killing North’s economy, says Fed Govt

Reps to probe amnesty as ex-militant threatens

Senate confirms Maduekwe, Wali, 83 others as ambassadors

Why I accepted task force job, by Ribadu

How bombers are chosen, by Boko Haram suspect

Osun ex-commissioner detained over ‘loan fraud’

Ajimobi swears in commissioner

Hunter mistakes mate for antelope

Ogun scraps Tai Solarin Varsity

Kogi Assembly endorses Wada

Edo group hails royal endorsement of Oshiomhole

Tinubu eulogises Aluko, Mbu, other

Jonathan condoles with Dantata family

Army, others desert offices in Kaduna

Baba Suwe: NDLEA seeks stay of action on compensation

Rivers model schools open in April

Scholar seeks research on Boko Haram

VC advises matriculating students

Varsities get tips on global recognition

Debate, football keep Lagos pupils busy

Council to drum support for education through theatre

British Council holds fair

Lawmaker sponsors prep classes

Community laments school's neglect

Fanning flames of students’ unrest

Hodgson: Osaze has abilities

Jeffrey Sachs and Nigeria

Why I accepted to serve- Ribadu

Fire at staff quarters

Army, others shut doors against visitors

Baba Suwe: NDLEA seeks stay of execution on compensation payment

Supreme Court affirms Yakowa's election

Senate confirms Maduekwe, Wali, 83 others as ambassadors

Police arrest suspected abductors of lawmaker’s father

Jonathan condoles with Dandata’s family

South Sudan to join CAF

Nigeria, EU agree to engage anti-terrorism experts

Assad wants deputy to speak to opposition

Argentina to raise Falklands UK 'militarisation' at UN

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

NAICOM plans to build investment guarantee firm

Broker seeks increase in group life commission

NCRIB praises Akwa Ibom on insurance scheme for taskforce

Army vows to arrest sect members, sponsors

Summit gets National Conference panel

Is violence back in Niger Delta?

Fed Govt appoints Ribadu chairman of Petroleum Task Force

Dantata is dead

Sam Aluko, 82, dies of cancer

Boko Haram: Bombs rock military base in Kaduna

IG: Police won’t exceed 24 hours to grant bails

A political bulldozer, says Kalu

Ohaneze mourns Mbu

Death robs us of a great scholar, says Fayemi

Jonathan, Speaker, Aregbesola, Atiku, others mourn Aluko

Time for the Sovereign National Conference

Boko Haram, Azazi, America and the rest of us

Lead poisoning: $4m required for cleanup, says Human Rights Watch

Nyako receives certificate of return

Revisit power probe, says CNPP, others

Ribadu to head petroleum taskforce

Boko Haram names Mongono, Buka Ibrahim, two others to negotiate with FG

Magnetic healing for diabetes

Roles of essential fat oils in humans

Massage:Its many health benefits

A 2012 New Year resolution: Healthier digestive system (4)

Army confirms suicide attack on barrack

Tribunal dismisses Akpabio’s application

Sam Aluko dies at 83

Maldives president quits

Explosion rocks Kaduna army barrack

Security operatives raid Boko Haram's hideout in Kano

Court upholds jail term for Egyptian tycoon

Soldiers detain French TV journalists in Jos

Monday, February 06, 2012

Fed Govt to involve private sector in security

Ex-militants: Nigeria decries bad reports in South African media

Businessmen hail choice of Abubakar as Acting IGP

Obasanjo is liability to Ogun PDP, says Okupe

Jonathan to clerics, monarchs: tackle Boko Haram

Nwabueze, Musa, Fasehun, others unite for National Conference

Two killed as sect strikes in Borno, Kano

MT Mbu is dead

JTF declares bombing suspects wanted

Suspect gives SSS Boko Haram operations clues

Mbu is dead

Agip bombing: JTF declares seven suspects wanted

Sunday, February 05, 2012

Court sentences NNPC vandals to six months’ imprisonment

Suntai promises to repair hospital roads

Over 100 suspected sect members arrested in Benue

‘We ’ll compel authorities to implement subsidy probe report’

Bomb suspect’s escape: Trial of Biu, others begins

Calls for SNC diversionary, says lawmaker

Workers threaten to shut mtn Jos call centre

‘Arik Air to exploit Fly Nigeria Act’

National Assembly to probe missing PTI vessel

Nigeria Airways retirees petition EFCC over ‘pension fraud’

Interbank rates ease on budgetary inflows

Subsidy: Govt may save $8b, says Rewane

ACN kicks as INEC declares PDP winner in Adamawa

Mark decries exodus of Nigerians

New security measures at airports

Mark, NGF congratulate Nyako over Adamawa poll victory

Why we propose N10b loan, by Kwara

Varsity workers threaten strike over Retirement Age Bill

Kogi ACN sues Wada for ‘illegal occupation’ of Govt House

Secret of success, by Adeboye

Police deny custody of three LASTMA officials

Nigeria Airways retirees petition EFCC over pension fraud

ICPC to establish private investigators’ academy

Party withdraws from Bayelsa poll over candidate’s death

Mass retirement of senior Police officers looms

We’ve provided good roads, says Amaechi

Kidnap ‘kingpin’ arrested

Council ‘re-elects’ Obong of Calabar

Ilaje communities decry neglect of NDDC projects

Oyo varsity students protest colleagues death

Activists hail Fayemi on shift of council polls

MEND attacks Agip’s facility in Niger Delta

Nyako wins Adamawa governorship election

Tunisia "to withdraw recognition" of Syria government

China seeks reconstruction role in Libya

Saturday, February 04, 2012

Cuban ex-President Fidel Castro launches memoirs

Egypt’s military rulers face calls for earlier vote

84m may die of cancer by 2020, says Health Minister

Boko Haram kills former council chairman

Ekweremadu urges peaceful coexistence

Sylva’s sins, by Jonathan

Presidency demands speedy trial of Nnamani, Odili, Kalu, Turaki, others

Fraud mars Adamawa governorship election

Salami: CJN’s panel recommends re-instatement

Jonathan lied, says Sylva

Blood bath in Anambra community, 10 injured

Voters’ apathy mars Adamawa governorship poll

Boko Haram: between rebellion and jihad

Malema loses appeal, expelled from ANC

Wikileaks suspect to face trial

200 dead in Syrian forces’ assault - activists

Friday, February 03, 2012

Adamawa elects new governor today

Pandemonium as fire guts Abuja filling station

No ethnic agenda in OGFZA–-MD

Govt declares Monday public holiday

FG restates commitment to develop inland waterways

Ekiti missing corps member’s saga re-echoes three yrs after

Arrested kingpin is Boko Haram’s spokesman, SSS insists

As protests fade, Nigerians left to cope with fuel hike

...we’ll end the menace, no matter what, Jonathan vows

Police station bombed, gunmen attack bank in Kogi

Boko Haram: Tambuwal, Sultan to broker dialogue with government

Oghiadomhe, don’t kill our soccer

Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu’s illuminations

ACF: Walking a tight rope

Securing judgment that offers little justice

Kalu Uche may debut for Espanyol

Taiwo keen to shine for QPR

Sani ready for NPL goal race

Ocean Boys groan over unpaid wages

Our Expectations for Year 2012 (3)

The new Soccer Czars

BENONI...Tribute to a golf icon at 80

Renard: Sudan won't be easy

Gabonese fans offered free tickets

Robbers bomb police station, rob banks in Ajaokuta

Fire guts hospital lab in Gombe

LG polls: Govt appeals judgment on EKSIEC

Ban on Oyo NURTW stays – Ajimobi

Racism: Terry stripped of England captaincy

Somali regions no longer famine stricken - UN

Iran sends small satellite into orbit

Let’s give acting IG Abubakar a chance

Boko Haram: Again, leadership fails Ndigbo

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Reps query N4.8b school fees for foreign missions

Appeal Court dismisses Suswam’s prayers against ACN, ANPP

Cancer patient begs for help

Four crushed to death at Bauchi military checkpoint

Cancer, cancer everywhere… children also suffer

$600,000 stolen in raid of Bureau de Change at airport

Jonathan’s fortunes fade as attacks deepen disquiet

Tears, prayers as Anambra buries Boko Haram victims

Pension cartel ‘rakes in N3.3b monthly’

Governors demand more power for states

Six killed in Borno

Detectives storm Boko Haram kingpin’s home

Top 10 Transfers of January 2012

Kaduna Chamber assures security at fair

Shippers focus on Nigeria risks

Nigeria to sign pact on LNG project

Aregbesola launches animal husbandry initiative

Govt to raise petrol refining capacity, says Jonathan

Abuja councils to get N2b annually from subsidy

Why 2012 budget figures were inflated, by Budget Office

Fed Govt targets 2.1m tons of rice

National Assembly queries DPR’s recurrent expenditure

FG declares Monday public holiday

2012 budget: N’ Assembly queries DPR

Judge threatens to dismiss terrorism charge against Ndume

U.S denies predicting Nigeria’s break up

What Boko Haram and NADECO have in common

NEXIM bank targets over 20,000 jobs in 2012

FG to raise petrol refining capacity- Jonathan

Bomb scare at Edo monarch’s palace

Okorocha seeks American support on agric, education

Kidnapped aid workers released in Yemen

CAF to honour victims of Egypt’s disaster

My life is in danger, Cooreman

Amanze sees red, Warri Wolves 2-0 Jigawa

Sharks’ Victor Ezeji sets target for new season

Ugbade wants ‘true’ young players for U-17 squad

Oduamadi recovers from injury, returns to Torino squad

Don't change Flamingoes’ squad — Evumena

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

FERMA, PPPRA quarrel over road maintenance levy

Atuche’s trial: ‘Transactions made without customers’ instructions’

Parishioners boo Emir of Suleja

Don’t play with terrorism, says American cleric

Jonathan urged to curb Boko Haram at tearful memorial for bomb victims

Southsouth provoked Boko Haram’s call, says ACF

Training begins in Oyo 20,000 jobs scheme

Tears, anguish at Xmas Day bomb victims’ funeral

Boko Haram kingpin held

ASUU calls off strike

Activist criticises emirs over al-Mustapha

No North’s state has 45% qualified teachers, says Aliyu

Shekarau: why I was at SSS headquarters

Abuja Airport, Kubwa road construction inflated by N38b, says minister

Experts blame budget failure on public apathy

Ogun ACN hails death verdict on al-Mustapha, Sofolahan

Budget: Jonathan bars heads of MDAs from lobbying lawmakers

Anambra Boko Haram victims for burial today

Failed bomb attack: FCTA sacks security firm

‘Failure to put number plates on vehicles is criminal’

INEC fixes Anambra rerun polls for February 15

Ruling in Akunyili’s, Ngige’s suit for February 6

Falana criticises notice of election in four states

Provide palliatives to communities, Senate tells Shell

When the military speaks out of turn

Crises spawn experts on Nigeria (1)

Jonathan, PDP governors, leaders in crucial meeting

N38b loan: EFCC opposes Bankole’s, Nafada’s freedom

Supreme Court ruling on five governors a setback, says Imoke

Adamawa poll: Jonathan begs Atiku, Aminu, others to save Nyako

Group dissociates community from petition

Help from elsewhere

Sport and society

NCC to license number portability operators

Electricity tariffs to be based on performance, says NERC

NUPENG suspends strike

Lagos to recall contaminated beef

Kwara signage law illegal, says group

Agency wins $200m UNIDO grant

Telecoms operators flay insecurity

Bonga oil spill: Senate asks Shell to provide palliatives to community

Tackling the Boko Haram menace

N38b loan: EFCC opposes Bankole’s, Nafada’s release

NUPENG suspends strike

Shekarau debunks reports of arrest by SSS

ASUU suspends strike

Gaddafi’s daughter applies to ICC over Saif al-Islam

Assange extradition case to be heard by Supreme Court

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Electrification agency seeks funds for 1,946 projects

Minister seeks funds for Ajaokuta

Shell lifts force majeure on Bonny oil

Envoy urges Nigerians to access $1b US fund

Global food prices easing, volatility still high, says World Bank

PIB: NEITI calls for improvement in fiscal regime

Nigeria rated 133 of 183 business friendly countries

Fed Govt proposes N370b cut in Budget 2012

CBN leaves key interest rate at 12%

al-Mustapha, Sofolahan urge Court of Appeal to void conviction

Cleric condemns killings

‘How to tackle Boko Haram’

Soldier, policemen, two others killed in Maiduguri

Untold story of how Boko Haram bombed UN House

Falana backs Supreme Court on acting governors

Lawyers fault INEC on Kogi governorship crisis

Boko Haram: SSS grills ex-Governor Shekarau

18 Xmas Day bombing victims for mass burial today

N38b loan: Court frees Bankole, Nafada

FCTA to perform ground breaking of three new districts tomorrow

Protesting corps members from North get attention

Bills to legalise varsities scale second reading

Boko Haram kills six in Borno

‘How Jonathan saved AUC from leadership crisis’

ICPC seeks UN agency’s aid

CJN orders Appeal Court justice to respond to ACN’s petition

Tambuwal threatens committees over budget defence

‘It’s mockery of Judiciary’

EFCC loses bid to transfer Akingbola’s trial

Ado-Iworoko road’ll be ready by March, says Fayemi

Fed Govt requires N1.3tr to

Yobe CAN lied, alleges Gaidam

Minister seeks investment security for Ajaokuta

Govt to stop importation of software

Police kill six suspected robbers

Applicants now to get US non-immigrant visas in 60 days

Civil servants urged not to falsify records

Witness admits irregularities in Benue election