The Nation Archive for August 2012

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

ORLU-ORLU MURDER: Family raises alarm over death threats


Marketers accused of hoarding, sharp practices

Rivers govt signs N43b syringe plant expansion deal

Hawkers kick against plans to ban street trading

Ex-militants condemn attack on Latoc Marine Force camp

Port Harcourt Aglow 4

Ex-militants spit fire over Boko Haram, threat to impeach Jonathan

OKOGBE TANKER FIRE LATEST: 14 initial survivors die, 23 experience 'miracle’

U.S, U.K security experts train JTF operatives against militants, sea pirates, crude oil thieves

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Kidnappers free Delta judge, snap up N7m ransom

Muslims urged to pray for peace, unity of Nigeria

Gov Dickson bows to pressure, appoints 3 handicapped persons as­aides

… to fire some non-teaching staff in pry schools


13,000 teaching jobs: Rivers Govt assures 45,000 applicants of fairness

Banana farm­ explosion heightens tension in Ogoni

NDDC gears up for project completion

RSUST Strike: ASUU divided as some lecturers opt out

Rivers House summons Total Oil over alleged 'slavery’

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Divorce-seeking woman claims husband beats her over piece of meat

Two men remanded for alleged theft of cell phone, cash

RSUST students fear academic setback over ASUU's call for strike

Rivers residents advised to utilise government facilities

Akpor youths tackle contractor over slow pace of work

Carpenter, 32, docked for burglary

JTF destroys N3b worth of illegal petroleum products, warns operators

activities of pilots and vessel owners who hide under the freedom hitherto provided to perpetrate shady deals. He further warned owners of vessels not to see their registration as a licence to perpetrate illegalities in the creek, stressing, “The JTF wish

Anxiety over fate of four kidnapped expatriates

Dangote set to reduce price of cement

NEMA tasks Rivers lawmakers on funds

Woman hires ‘soldiers’ to beat up co-tenant

17-yr-old marriage dissolved over threat to life

NAFDAC advises medicine stores against counterfeit drugs

3,000 Aguata women get free medicare

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

JTF behind illegal bunkering, pipeline vandalism – NUPENG, TUC

Bakassi paramount ruler rejects UN award

MOSOP to Amaechi: Don't cause tribal war between Ogonis, neighbours

UNEP Report : We will resist, if…. MOSOP

Rivers teaching job: 40,000 applicants to know fate tomorrow

Uproar in Canada over deportation order on

CULT CLASH: police working hard to arrest suspects –PPRO

Two charged for defiling teenager

Akpabio says state police is panacea to insecurity

Monday, August 13, 2012

...MOSOP floats own bank

Cultist hacks 300 level student to death

Man, 42, remanded over Akabuka youth leader’s death

Concern at Njemanze over mysterious corpses

NUJ TO JONATHAN: Be decisive with Boko Haram

WITCHCRAFT: NGO adopts town hall meetings to fight stigmatisation

Suspected cultists kill UBTH worker

Group commends Amaechi's wife on women empowerment

The fire within Daniel Igali, Nigeria wrestling coach

Amnesty programme has created enabling environment for development of Niger Delta – ALABRAH

Ogoni Independence: Diigbo’s declaration is madness – Naanen

Friday, August 10, 2012

RSUST law students charged to court for exam malpractice

Panic at Port Harcourt airport as aircraft lands in the dark

Kidnappers abduct 36-year -old woman in Benin

Clinton: US, Nigeria to join forces against Boko Haram

Bakassi group launches bid forself-rule

Activist accuses Maku, Clark, Dokubo of blackmail

UK to refurbish Lagos prisons ahead of deportation

We'll always guarantee quality education – Amaechi

Tension in Warri over killing of Tompolo's aide

Akwa Ibom civil servants to write online promotion exams

Hair stylist charged to court for assault

FJHD lambasts ex-militants over attack on journalists

From FUJI CROONER to minister of gospel, story of Pastor Awelewa …And Diobu stands still for CELEBRATION

Total accepts responsibility for auto crash, pledges to treat victims

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Delta State hints on plan to ban Okada

Court remands man, 27, for raping a 10-year-old

More condemnations trail militants' invasion of Warri NUJ secretariat

Worries as 30 persons living with HIV/AIDS get joined in wedlock

SHELL suffers setback in Rivers as Oyigbo youths block access to power, gas plants

Quacks blamed for high rate of maternal mortality in Nigeria

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

‘Ogoni declaration ill-conceived, senseless radicalism'

Amaechi seeks expansion, rehabilitation of East/West road

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Attempted murder: RSUST lecturer acquitted, four years after

Man­punches daughter to 'death' in Rumuosi, revived after one hour ­

Total gas explosion: Community threatens to sack firm over failure to honour pact

Man gets divorce after accusing wife of maltreating child

We will get killers of Soboma George, even if court frees them – Supporters vow

Court jails commercial sex worker for biting client’s tongue

Cop docked, remanded for killing only child of Afam family

Mixed reactions over elaborate celebration of Ibori's birthday

Two docked for Hon Tex Nelson's murder

NMA commends Gov Amaechi on healthcare delivery

Abortion: Doctor arraigned for causing death of pregnant woman

NYSC Director-General tasks members on skill acquisition

Ebonyi Int'l varsity to gulp N77.5bn –Gov Elechi

Special techniques we adopt at Brainfield School

British Council to train 2,500 Nigerian teachers on use of English

Minister approves 169 as entrance score into Federal Government Academy, Suleja

Woman, 22, docked for stealing N4m wristwatches

Group to Gov Amaechi: Fish out Orlu-Orlu's killers now­­

Human rights commission to investigate Abonnema Wharf, other demolitions by Amaechi

Niger Delta women commend Kuku on amnesty training

Budget row: 100% implementation unrealistic –Ikimi

More golf estates coming –Amaechi

Avert stroke, donate blood ‘regularly', says medics

Nigerian parents mark children for safety

Rivers Govt inaugurates N60m aqua farm project

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

WIFE BATTERING: The bitter side of love

25 years after, woman gets 12 years imprisonment for stealing baby

Tension in Ogu as two families renew bitter rivalry over land

Delta pros to partner state govt on policies

Court orders police to arrest soldier over alleged conspiracy, damage to property

Wike accuses SUBEB chairs of N14Om fraud

Illegal bunkering suspect offers JTF $30,300 to release two seized barges

Family sues hotel, party planner after woman's death

Acting chair of Okirika council calls for support

Woman seeks divorce over husband's drinking habit

My husband abandoned me materially and emotionally, woman tells court