The Punch News Archive for July 2010

Friday, July 30, 2010

.4m infected with HIV/AIDS in Rivers

Police will mop up arms proliferation before 2011 elections-IGP

Kwara warns medical officers against drugs diversion

NEPAD disagrees with Amaechi on performance

Afghan war: FBI to help investigate leak of documents .

Over 300 people killed in Pakistan monsoon flooding .

Military kills Mexican drug lord, Coronel

Berlusconi plays down party split

Syrian and Saudi leaders visit Beirut to defuse tension

UN urges S‘Arabia to stop deporting Somalis

Japanese firm signs exploration pact in Namibia

Rivers plans N1bn loan assistance for SMEs

Making a living from shoe making, distribution business

Temile for Germinal Beerschot .

Fabregas torn over Barcelona move .

FG spent N1.942tn on fuel subsidy in 54 months – PPPRA

NBA stars arrive for BWB Stopover.

Carvalho’s age can’t stop Real move

German soccer gets ruling on fasting

Osaze set to miss S’Korea clash .

Okagbare, Adigun strike gold in Kenya.

Bolt to face Gay, Powell in Stockholm.

Argentine FA officials betrayed me.

Germany 2010: Falconets hit final .

AMCON: FG’ll compel bank debtors to pay – Sanusi

FCT Customs generates N2bn

AMCON: Investors renew interest in rescued banks’ stocks

EasyJet Q3 sales up, new CEO faces challenges

100% examination: We won‘t compromise Nigeria’s security – Dikko

How to reduce road accidents –Stakeholders

LP is not a political party –Ondo PDP chairman

Diversion of petrol: Kinsmen, police disagree over arrest of suspect

High port charges:‘60% Nigeria-bound cargoes may be diverted’

BT profits from cost cutting as revenue falls

Market abuse: SEC may release list today

Standard Standard Chartered migrates to Chip cards

Greek police clash with hauliers amid crippling strike

Shippers, cargo handlers advised on safety

Govt agencies should share cargo-related intelligence with Customs – Amiwero

‘10 months after paying kidnappers N1m ransom, we are yet to see our son’

Indices record 0.06% appreciation

PDP does not believe in fair play – Ondo LP boss

Fidelity Bank earns N34bn in six months

CBN urged to address cross-boarder expansion

N4bn CBN succour for Edo State

Rekindling the tourism momentum

Obama’s dream is Nigeria’s nightmare

Corporate governance: CBN to screen shareholders, directors of banks

Lagos exposes fake C of O cartel

Nigeria, China trade hits $2.93bn in 5 months

NACCIMA canvasses proper vigilance on AMCON

Fadama chief charges officers on effective strategies

MarketingMix clinches PR agency award

NLC tackles CBN governor on alleged anti-people statements

Be landmark achievers, pupils urged

‘Hard work, key to a successful life’

US completes mock audit of Nigeria’s aviation

Jakande urges increased investment in steel industry

SON tasks manufacturers on products‘ quality

Manufacturers urged to access trade, industrialisation incentives

Tea processing company suspends operations

...passes N240.5bn NDDC budget

Baptist Model pupils warned against peer pressure

Ajiboso urges parents to be shining examples

Proprietress counsels against child abuse

‘Don’t abandon your kids during holiday’

NCC nominations: Senate dissolves communications committee

GSK partners Lagos on healthcare

N130bn SME fund: A giant stride and its many results

ASUU strike: S’East student leaders march to Obi’s office

Zoning: I didn’t impose my wish on my colleagues –Aliyu

Two million Nigerians have glaucoma, says ophthalmologist

Unpaid salaries: Rufus Giwa poly workers issue ultimatum

Ekiti students threaten to attack state media organisation

NURTW raises the alarm over likely violence in Ogun

New voter register and 2011 poll

‘Reckless military personnel risk loss of entitlements’

Labourer shot dead for firewood theft

Falana sues FG over state of public hospitals

2011: Jonathan can contest — Daniel, Oni, Akala

2011: IBB’s campaign take-off flops

2011: Osun PDP group rejects Omisore

Why I’m being persecuted – Bankole

‘Give us N74 bn within two weeks’

Bankole, Daniel exchange words at inauguration of Ota bridge

2011: Deny Jonathan, expect crisis — Jerry Gana

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Ex-US diplomat Rice opts for Mozart concerto

Saudi, Syrian leaders seek solution to Lebanon tensions

Canadian to head UN internal oversight unit

We don’t know source of leaked data – WikiLeaks

US general wants Afghan militants branded terrorists

152 die as Pakistani plane crashes

Australia’s election hits gender divide

Ruling party leads as Burundians pick senators

Resolve crisis within two weeks or risk closure —NUC warns LAUTECH

FG records 30% shortfall in Q1 oil and gas revenue

NPL fixes Sept. 25 for kick-off

Kidnapping: Businessman, 20 others remanded in prison custody

Nigerian teenagers missing in S’Africa

Vaswanis: Court declares detention, seizure of assets illegal

Activist flays Northern govs

Ferguson targets new Schmeichel

Afrobasket U18: Nigeria face Mozambique

PDP chieftain condemns zoning, says Jonathan qualified to run

2011: We want to send PDP packing —Tinubu

Fraud: Court grants ‘prophet’ N10m bail

Senate confirms Rhodes-Vivour, Galadima as S’Court justices

Anambra needs N35bn to fight erosion — Obi

Soludo: Akunyili sacks media aide

Obasanjo, others warn PDP govs against backing IBB

FG should double Nigeria’s oil production –SPE

PPA governorship aspirant defects to LP

Tullow takes $1.35bn stake in Heritage’s Ugandan assets

Afribank denies ex-workers’ claim on benefit

Fed Cup: Ogbeide laments Enyimba defeat

Kano Pillars to recruit 27 players

Ecobank enhances security with corporate internet banking service

Kenya 2010: Nigerian sprinters show class

Oil: ‘Nigeria to export 2.18 million bpd in September’

2011: INEC seeks additional N10bn

Shekarau joins presidential race

Oil workers assure Nigerians of regular fuel supply

Three Nigerians, 117 other Africans to meet Obama

Asset declaration: CCB arraigns 206 public officers

NUC to raise accreditation standards

GIABA tasks operators on money laundering, financial terrorism

Bomb kills five in Baghdad, helicopter crashes

Pakistan must cut militant ties – UK PM

‘Electoral fraud retards development’

FRSC creates database for traffic offenders

IBB’s visit to Ibadan will be fruitless —Pro-Jonathan group

Kidnappers have foreign collaborators —IG

ConocoPhillips to sell Lukoil stake after posting profit

Crude oil price falls

Orji remains in APGA –Aide

Presidential campaign: OPC others berate Babangida

Reps to probe fertiliser procurement

Germany 2010: Falconets battle Columbia for final ticket

Economy: CBN reports 7.68% growth rate

‘How real estate finance caused global recession’

Ike Uche out of South Korea clash

Tevez begs Torres to join Man City

World Bank donates vehicles for avian project

Senate rejects NDDC budget for lack of details

VP inaugurates N500bn intervention fund

2011 elections: DPA canvasses adoption of Option A4

Annulled congresses: Delta PDP writes INEC

Fabregas going nowhere – Wenger

AshakaCem records N2.4bn profit

Eni starts production from Egypt’s field

Agip, Allied plan to expand Okpai power plant

Oyinlola, Alao-Akala, reconcile on LAUTECH

Presidential jet develops fault mid-air, Jonathan, others on board

When pensioners took their plight to CAN

We’re still probing Alaafin, Adesina’s allegations — Police

We’re not under pressure to stop Oyo probe – EFCC

Daudu v Gadzama: Lawyers elect Akeredolu’s successor today

Gambari warns about security situation in Darfur

Israel to send police officers to Haiti

Only fresh voter register can guarantee credible poll –AC

Oyo violence: Police arrest three NURTW members

Two die in Lagos tanker fire

Police arrest suspected armed robber while begging for money

‘Just before my husband was killed, he told me he was bringing money to settle our rent arrears’

Is gravity real? A scientist takes on Newton

We’ll register 70 million voters in two weeks – INEC

Open up the fuel importation process

Many doctors deliver cancer diagnosis badly —Study

Executive lawlessness on the road to airport

Jonathan: A legitimate ambition, a legitimate candidacy

Tackling NNPC unending woes

Lagos introduces new measurement bowl for market women

Lagos Speaker canvasses financial autonomy for legislature

Foreign loan is cancer to economy

Fashola, simplify procedure for obtaining C of O

2011: There we go again

How protests stall execution of new gas pipeline project

Equities gain 0.10% in bullish trading

Oil companies to build rapid response system for Gulf of Mexico

Market abuse: Stakeholders ask SEC to publish list

Maradona’s tenure as Argentina coach ends

Benue Senators, Reps, endorse Jonathan

Ex-militants and politics of amnesty

FG to introduce full disclosure of project costs

FG not pursuing right economic policies – Sanusi

CBN’s exit from troubled banks must be transparent – Analyst

Driving your way to wealth through school bus service

Olympics: Africa must wait for 20 years – IOC

Assets declaration: CCB arraigns 206 public officers in Zamfara

2011: INEC wants additional N10b

Abduction: Ogbuawa, 20 others remanded in prison custody

Soludo: Akunyili fires media aide

Two investors keen on Multi-Links, says Telkom chief

Pakistan plane crash kills 152

‘Alcohol can reduce severity of arthritis’

Japan hangs two death row inmates

Argentina FA drops Maradona

Bus blast kills 20 people in Afghanistan

Passenger plane crashes in Pakistani capital, Islamabad

Gaddafi: We can build United States of Africa

Zamfara announces N170m subsidy for 2010 hajj

NESREA impounds another toxic waste ship

Robbers lay siege to Oyo, Ogun

NIM to set up own varsity — Adukwu-Bolujoko

Zoning: N’Delta militants arrive Kaduna over northern govs’ meeting

Shipping to boom as China steel demand lifts ore

Scholes reveals World Cup regret

Indian govt mulls investing more in Air India

Škoda Auto records 15% sales increase

GM to build all-electric cars again

Sanitation’ll improve transportation – NOA

New audit reveals Barcelona’s debt

US to add $300bn of small-firm loans

UI produces over 7,000 doctors in 30 years

Bureaucracy impedes take-off of Film Village, says MD

Police read the Riot Act to politicians in Oyo

2011: IBB’s ambition divides Alao-Akala, ex-deputy

Anambra: Tribunal upholds Obi’s election

Industrial court reinstates Tokyo as Oyo NURTW leader

Workers sue Indian firm, demand N50m damages

How to increase access to NHIS —Ogundimu

Singapore Airlines profits boosted by traveller demand

Agency plans 40 rural IT centres

Germany 2010: Falconets coach targets final

Memorial celebration for Thunder Balogun

Jet says international seat factors to lift Q2

Bahrain to privatise Gulf Air ASAP

Qatar Airways confirms order for Bombardier jets

Ping pongers set for Cameroon meet

Federer to work with Sampras‘s coach

Bayelsa attains 17 hours steady power daily

Japanese exports rise at slower pace

Gemini Pharmaceutical gets new managing director

Good employee welfare package as driver of organisational growth

Senate ready to approve N72bn for INEC

Abia deputy gov denies charges by Assembly

Medical workers begin strike in Oyo

Foreign bandits overrun Nigerian villages — Rep

N4bn cocaine haul: Enugu lawmakers, NDLEA officials meet

$384bn Pfizer suit: Court transfers case to Kano CJ

Alleged misconduct: PDP expels ex-LG boss

AfDB to double infrastructure funding in Africa to $10bn

ILO begins work on workplace HIV guidelines

PIB passage: Senate blames constitution review for delay

Ogun urges nursing council to raise admission quota

UK to boost trade with Sudan despite rights concerns

Don urges govt to reduce maternal mortality

Amended constitution: Reps, AGF disagree on take-off date

Ndokwa youths seek electoral reform

Arsenal stand firm on Fabregas

Rotimi Amaechi judo tourney begins

BA cabin crew union to mount legal challenge

Airbus CEO expects US order in coming days

Japan Airlines offers pilots 30% pay cut

Terrorism: FG plans car scanners at four int’l airports

HFN set to revive league

Tade Ogidan’s classic films on air

Gatlin announces comeback races

AGN to pick presidential candidate in Oct

Zoning is unconstitutional –Justice minister

Esso donates medical equipment to Kwale Central Hospital

BP gets new chief executive

Nasarawa: Traditional rulers plead with striking doctors

NECA tackles dearth of industrial skilled manpower

Tension at NCC as outgoing chief executive reshuffles employees

FITC repositions, moves to new location

Investors still interested in rescued banks – Sanusi

Attempted rape: Court remands man in police custody

Governors, NYSC warn corps members on frivolous trips

Man arraigned for attempted escape from prison

Uduaghan orders inauguration of Delta lawmaker-elect

Credible elections ‘ll eliminate litigation — Jonathan

INEC seeks more time for 2011 poll

Pandemonium in DESOPADEC as workers challenge govt officials

OSOPADEC gives scholarships to 4, 000 students

Why I sacked commissioners — Oshiomhole

Traders disagree over attempt to bribe LG officials

Paris Club cancels second wave of Seychelles debt

Contempt order against Okereke-Onyiuke vacated

Zoning: An anathema

Edet becomes GM, Cisco Nigeria

P’Harcourt refinery resumes production

How to manage organisational change

HIV/AIDS: UNAIDS, author call for faith approach

Kenya’s KenolKobil eyes Mozambique market

Agric innovations relevant in transforming livelihoods —IITA

Nigerians’ votes must count in 2011 – Dons

CNPP rejects Adebayo’s redeployment

Sterling Bank returns to profit with N4.2bn in Q2

El Hamdaoui, Mido set for Ajax

Nollywood: The magic through the eyes of experts

Eight terracotta awards excite TV drama producer

Changes in NFF good for football – Gara-Gombe

2011 Ford Explorer redefines future SUVs

Greek ATC go-slow hits Cyprus flights

Vehicle theft: Govt, auto dealers adopt new measures

Toyota Corolla remains a quintessential economy car

Adebayor to fight for City place

US embassy to showcase American documentaries in Nigeria

Nigeria face Colombia with full strength

AMCON: Market capitalisation rises by N270bn

Indices rise on blue chip gains

Ekiti 2011: All eyes on senatorial seats

INEC: Jega nullifies Iwu’s staff recruitment

What’s your stinking mouth saying?

US economy: Consumer confidence slips to five-month low

Who is enforcing safety in water transportation in Lagos?

High-heeled shoes affect alignment of the spine – Expert

Commandments of great customer service

Nigeria’s crude oil reserves drop by 1.44 billion barrels

Making the workplace safe for employees

Who are the criminals?

Judge okays removal of Omoyeni, ex-Wema Bank MD

Wage increase: Matching expectations with reality

Oyo State’s bloody politics

Solution to joint admissions crisis

‘Press Council law is unconstitutional’

Mob batters policeman for killing commercial bus driver

Akunyili replies Soludo, denies interest in Anambra governorship

Nigeria is not broke —FG insists

Constitution amendment inconclusive —Sagay

Again, zoning splits northern governors

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

House of Reps endorses January for presidential poll - Report

Bayelsa turns to Oracle for transparency

Ministry, C’River plan modern towns for Bakassi returnees

2011 Poll: Senate ready to approve N72 billion for INEC

Insist on zoning, power rotation - Civil rights activist urges Northern governors

Ijaw leader seeks free education for ex-militants

Tribunal upholds Peter Obi‘s election

Activist drags INEC, Jega to Court over Adebayo

Motorists sack mobile court in Anambra

Court orders Imoke to restore land to owners

Iran nuclear sanctions by EU unacceptable, says Russia

Man jailed for £250m Ritz fraud

Deadly home-brewed liquor kills 17 in Kenya

Lufthansa cargo plane crashes at Riyadh airport

BP to set aside $32.2bn to cover oil spill costs

S’Africa‘s jobless stands at 25.3 percent in Q2

US ‘fails to account‘ for Iraq reconstruction billions

AU pledges to reinforce its Somalia force

Cameron: Turkey must join EU

Tiger escapes from trip in S’Africa

Monday, July 26, 2010

Okpe threaten to pull out of Urhobo union

NIPP: Sambo chides contractors over slow pace of work

Euro lifted as investors move on after stress tests

Enyimba eye Fed Cup trophy

Japan trade surplus soars to $38.8bn

Nigerian youths not wasted generation —The Ambassadors

Reps to probe NNPC’s management of NLNG dividends

NCC: Telecoms companies hail Juwah’s nomination

Global agricultural markets highlighted as prospect for investors

Constituency projects: Monarch, Rep differ on performance

Singapore manufacturing growth slows

Daniel hails Falconets

TomTom rewards Falconets

F’Eagles: Esin praises

Power: Minister attributes inefficiency to poor management

Forget white-collar jobs, LG boss advises parents

Ondo govt doctors suspend planned strike for two weeks

Samsung offers 3D consumer electronics in Nigeria

Industries find surging profits in deeper cuts

FG signs agreements for new identity management project

Academic activities at ESUT paralysed as lecturers begin strike

NOUN appoints new vice-chancellor

MIT design may speed up the Internet – Researchers

e-Book sales overtake hardbacks

Oyo demands police report on Alaafin, Adesina’s allegations

Prices of staple food still high in Enugu

Only decisive action can eradicate kidnapping —Ekweremadu

Yinka Ayefele seeks more national awards for artistes

S/African passengers decry poor state of Nigerian airports

Gateway target immediate return

African U-18: Basketball team leave for Egypt

Indian industry opposes foreign companies in defence

Singapore Air’s Q1 profit beats forecast

Serie A players in strike threat

NIMET instals lightening detectors at 22 airports

Ikhuoria, Okorodudu mourn Andeh

Again, ex-NURTW boss alleges mayhem plot

FG to construct N5bn skill acquisition centre in A’Ibom

Again, gunmen storm church, seize A’Ibom official

Lawyer wants court to stop Adebayo’s deployment as REC

Impeachment: Abia CJ constitutes panel on deputy gov Court adjourns suit till Aug 9

Aspirant laments executive, legislative rift in Ogun

Gateway Business, Cisco partner on IP technology

‘Main One’ll induce creation of new ICT businesses’

Two fake NYSC members arraigned in Kogi

Education college admits 264 for degree programmes

‘People‘s purchases influenced by social networks’

Oyo probe: PDP group alleges plan to bribe EFCC

Hope rises on new voter register as presidency, INEC meet

ACCA holds conference online

Flood occurred before contracts on channelisation were awarded — Bankole

‘Borrowers shun banks, take to cooperatives’

Kidnapping: Four Nigerians arrested in Malaysia

UTME admissions end October — Registrar

One-day governor raises concern about Lagos schools

Non repayment of loans worries Bayelsa NDE

Bankers, EFCC partner on anti-money laundering

Ferguson blames youngsters for shock loss

Senate probes N662.5bn housing projects

Raul quits Real after 16 years

Manufacturing jobs still prevalent in Ohio

Cuba marks Revolution Day

Indigenous groups occupy Brazilian hydro-electric plant

Communities to maintain govt boreholes

S’Korea clash: Eguavoen tasks home-based players

Contract scam: Bureau recovers $590m from MDAs

N1.4bn scandal: EFCC discovers $6m, N144m in NFF’s accounts

Career killers people won’t tell you

Spring Bank to collect export levies

Effective ways to manage employees in a downturn

IPI urges NASS to pass FOI bill

Women protest location of law school in Bayelsa

NDLEA seizes N4bn worth of cocaine at Tin Can Island

FG to roll out new guidelines for budget implementation

Fashola attributes kidnapping scourge to economic crisis

BlackBerry, a security threat – UAE

Multilinks Telkom embraces fibre security technology

DPP factional leader explains fusion with PDP

CSR: IBM completes six projects in Cross River

British Council seeks support for Higher Education

‘80% of NYSC members to serve in schools’

Repair Moshood Abiola Way

Lagos congestion: Traffic lights to the rescue

We need help in Oyo State

LAUTECH: Ownership crisis deepens as Oyinlola appoints another acting VC ...Oyo faults action

Power crisis: Utomi, Jegede canvass decentralisation of power

Seashells by the thousands, and the stories they tell

PDP congresses: Where governors are emperors

Interswitch gets payment card security certification

2011: Isoko professionals seek support for Jonathan

Neurons to inspire future computers

UNAID tasks African countries on health issues

German prosecutors probe 19 Love Parade deaths

2011: ‘Don’t be scared by men’s antics’

Union Bank’s gross earnings up by 95%

Dubai police will extradite Ibori to London soon – Report

Corruption threatens Nigeria’s existence — Jonathan

Cases of fake, substandard drugs worry WHO

Contempt: AP shareholders file objection against Dangote’s challenge

Terror attacks: Museveni meets with top security chiefs

Allocation of land: El-Rufai challenges jurisdiction in EFCC’s suit

ITF seeks collaboration with Ondo on workers training

AMCON, solution to banks’ crisis – Aig-Imoukhuede

SSG charges permanent secretaries on transparency

NFF axes Ojo-Oba, Olajire

FG instals lightning detectors in 22 airports

Cavendish sorry for missing green

Oil spill: ‘Mobil yet to pay compensation’

World’s first full face transplant man appears on TV

Sarkozy condemns hostage’s murder

Life jail for footballer

Vukovic makes history

Organisations advised to focus on manpower

Labour market: FG to check incursion of expatriates

‘States should use rivers as power plants for SMEs’

Earning constant income from exotic wine sales

AU adopts resolution for lifting sanctions against Cuba

Mild drama as lawyer, Abia AG appear for speaker

Judge’s ill-health stalls hearing of N14m

Leave Orji alone, APGA tells PDP

NBA wants lawyers to take over customary courts in Ijebu Ode

Wanted: A national dishonours list

Declare now, S’South govs, leaders urge Jonathan

We don’t have succession crisis – NSE

NPAN commends court’s nullification of Press Council law

Banking stocks lift market indices

China gives Zambia $53m for mobile hospitals

Awujale: Moving tales of a non-conformist monarch

Nigeria, seven others to reduce hunger by 50%

US to help Nigeria fight cybercrime

2011: Adegbite pleads with Nigerians

Broadband, fibre subsidy top new NCC agenda

Nobody is immune from cancer scourge –Ajekigbe

PDP awaits governors’ decisions on zoning

Rescued banks: IFC to fund acquisition by Nigerian banks

Accepting that good parents may plant bad seeds

Fish oil supplements linked to lower risk of breast cancer —Study

Director urges Nigerians to value STI

When high scores no longer guarantee varsity admission

Ban on okada from carrying pregnant women and pupils

Governor Mimiko in America

We’ll utilise dams for multipurpose programmes –Minister

NAS donates wheelchair to disabled pupil

Lagos demolishes illegal structures at Agege Abattoir

Highway bandits at Ogere toll gate

Desecrating national honours?

‘PDP has bastardised zoning arrangement’

Bayelsa restates commitment to education

Ondo government doctors suspend strike for two weeks

Nigerian airports now equipped with lightening detectors – Njeze

Lawyer asks court to stop Adebayo’s deployment to Ondo

Annulment of Congress: Police beef up security at Delta PDP Secretariat

Fake policeman arrested in Ibadan

EU sets to tighten sanctions on Iran

Ex- prison chief, Duch found guilty

Chavez threatens US oil cut over Colombia row

Wikileaks could threaten national security, US says

BP chief, Hayward sets to stand down

EPFR: Africa funds return to winning ways

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Emir of Bauchi buried

‘Printing of election materials abroad may cause election rigging’

‘Media fuelling Jos crisis’

Ekweremadu arrives S’Africa for democracy conference

Naturalisation: Lagos recommends five immigrants

PHCN workers suspend strike

Police arrest suspected kidnappers, fake corps members

‘Ferguson not finished’

Akpabio yet to set up probe panel for LG chairmen

Mismanagement: Nigerians deserve apology from politicians — Group

Falode praises historic Falconets

Onigbinde, Nwosu hail U-20 team

I won’t disappoint S’East — Nwodo

Jega may issue first certificate of return today

Enyimba report players to NPL

Pacquiao to face Margarito

Etisalat connects to Main One

FG to assist Uganda in building petroleum institute

Murray ready for LA Open

NBA in danger

Nigeria@50: NLC urges FG to further reduce N6.6bn budget

‘NHIS protects families from financial hardship’

Van der Vaart open to Prem move

Ribery returns to training

Yaya Toure set for City task

Dalglish tips Torres to stay at Anfield

Ondo indigenes seek functional PPP to speed up development

LG plans stakeholders’ summit over infrastructural development

Moncton 2010: Etim wins silver, Abogunloko fails

Guti ends 25-year Real service

Tour de France: Cav wins as Contador makes it three

Maigari tips Nigeria for final

How to control Ogun floods — Bankole

INEC must not delay 2011 elections —IPAC

Court stops FG from enforcing Press Council law

Uk‘s economic growth jumps to 1.1%

Students worried as unions’ strike worsens in LAUTECH

Hammers plan Becks role

Bundesliga second best in Europe – McClaren

GM plans to file for IPO in August

Afribank Estate delivers Abuja trade complex

Etisalat to lift broadband services with Main One deal

Ennis ready for

Rio Ferdinand still struggling

Principals want Oyo to train teachers on ICT

PPA apologises to Abia governor

General Electric raises dividend

Russia plans $29bn asset sale –Ministry sources

Ford‘s profits hit $2.6bn in three months

AP shareholders’ suit: Dangote challenges contempt order

Lagos takes palliative measures on bad roads

Yobe ANPP introduces

Fayose canvasses support for youths in politics

Fabregas will remain at Arsenal

Iraq risk FIFA sanctions

Starcomms offers free airtime with SMS service

Explore consolidation option, NCC tells CDMA operators

Headrock completes 100-unit hostel in Ago-Iwoye

E-waste campaign attracts more stakeholders

Skye Shelter Fund to pay N7 per share dividend

Diamond Bank, EDS partner

Buono set to service Mowe/Ofada developers

Erosion: LG boss seeks assistance from FG, Ekiti

Four banks present scorecards to NSE

India develops world‘s cheapest laptop

IT sector needs no bail-out – HiiT boss

U-19 cricket: Overage players worry Nigeria star

Cole 100 per cent staying – Ancelotti

Ex-Rep flays politicians over money politics

Lagos lawmakers

Dell computers pays $100m to settle SEC fraud charge

Supplementary budget: Ogun executive, legislature differ

Five feared dead, vehicles burnt in tanker fire

BP oil spill work on hold as Bonnie enters Gulf

Nigeria consumes 35 million litres of fuel daily – PPPRA

Criminals have infiltrated police — Rep

Teenager, two others arraigned for illegal felling of trees

Govt plans committee on cocoa production

Nigeria’s survival depends on credible elections –Mimiko

National convention: ANPP insists on July 30 date

Van der Sar not finished yet

Men‘s basketball goes on break

Panabiz, Canon inaugurate business imaging technology

Rescued banks lead the bulls

Ecobank gets permit to operate in Angola

Cloud computing to drive economic growth

‘Tax revenue must be judiciously utilised’

How tree planting in Lagos can succeed –Residents

Lekki Beach erosion: Environmental activist leads community rally

Firstbank celebrates Nigeria at 50 with customers

NBA presidency: Between Daudu and Gadzama

Nigerian interbank rates ease on liquidity glut

Ogun to complete housing projects in 2011

Propertymart unveils new schemes

Minimum wage: Payroll administrators task FG on effects

Study: Women spend more virtual currency than men

Stakeholders decry prolonged commencement of AMCON

FCMB records 107% profit rise in Q2

Glo 1: ‘Last mile infrastructure‘ll not affect connectivity’

Koscielny can‘t wait to begin

Alonso triumphs for Ferrari

Osun AC condemns electoral commission over LG election

AC urges FG to provide adequate funds for INEC

Africa Re doubles profit to $44.30m

KWACCIMA seeks more Chinese investment in Kwara

Manhunt for missing US servicemen

Labour union pickets company over anti-labour practices

AC faults Akala’s comments on Alaafin, Adesina

ICPC conducts ‘fraud examination’ on 426 ministries, agencies

N1.5bn pension bill: FG clamps down on fake pensioners

Asia, Latin America drive UPS profit

Deplorable state of Agbado Oke-Odo LCDA roads

EITI and NEITI: A gulf Nigeria must bridge

NIMASA to benchmark cabotage with international standards

FG generates N400bn from port concession – Investigation

Zoning: Northern governors may declare stance tomorrow

Robberies: Akure bank managers raise fresh alarm

NAPTIP rescues 51 trafficked persons in A’Ibom

Police arrest carpenter, two others who roasted apprentice’s legs

LAUTECH’s crisis: The way forward

A Toast to Eddie Aderinokun and Olusegun Osoba

The Niger Delta and vanishing monthly allocations

Making money from content management system

Nigeria may adopt India‘s agriculture, health insurance models

We can produce new voter register by Dec –NIGCOMSAT

Ondo PDP, LP trade accusations over Ilaje rerun

Germany 2010: Falconets make history

Eagles need experienced players – Dike

Telecoms: Bringing CDMA operators back to profitability

AMCON: Experts predict further rally

Nigerian banks rally as funding plan boosts confidence

Bharti Airtel shortlists five IT firms for Africa outsourcing deal

Minimum wage: Why increase may not lift insurance penetration

AMCON fund: Stakeholders advocate proper management

Lekki-Epe Expressway: Tolling will not start August 1 –LCC

Curbing corruption in infrastructural projects through engineering ethics

Stanbic IBTC gives reasons for branch expansion

Foreign loans: Lesson from the 80s

2.4m Nigerians may be blind by 2020 –Expert

AC faults Akala over comments on Alaafin, Lam Adesina

Rep raises the alarm over influx of criminals into police

Police arrest kidnap suspect, fake corps members

Organisers blamed for German Love Parade deaths

BP chief Tony Hayward ‘negotiating exit deal‘

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Drogba sidelined

Flying Eagles defeat Guinea

Lagerback remains Eagles coach – NFF

How peace returned to NDDC

Plateau in another throes of violence

‘Adoption of presidential system in Nigeria is a mistake‘

Managing the launch: How to keep employees enthusiastic and engaged

Electoral reform: INEC walking the tight rope

‘Ogun, investors‘ destination of choice‘

NBBF postpones DStv League

NGA tasks FG on high LPG tariffs

FG should check financial institutions reform scorecard –ICAN President

NFF election: I was asked to step down – Chukwu

NDLEA DG gets another honour

Timi endorses James Hadley Chase series

Premix importation: Nigeria to lose $1bn

Non-oil export: Nigeria earns $20m annually from sesame seeds

Paying the right fees on your investments

Uncertainty at BPE as FG fails to appoint DG

Joseph Yobo revives Insomnia

Double celebration for the Akinruntans

Limreviete: Isaac Fayose still in charge

Koffi Idowu moves on

Bayo Haastrup in celebration mood

Joan Okorodudu expands her frontiers

Ogun earmarks N8m for 50th independence anniversary

Amnesty: N’Delta youths kick again, demand genuine intentions from FG

Why Nigeria’s power problem has lingered – Bankole

We must confront the demons of maladministration

Managing dietary fat

Your tyre and your life

Voter register: INEC begins audit of Iwu’s DDC machines

Cabinet shake-up: Oshiomhole drops two, redeploys others

Just before she turns 50

Drug saga: Indicted prison officials abscond from service

I put ice block in my bath water sometimes to cool my skin

Help prevent choking while eating

My toughest opponent was the AFN – Ezinwa

‘We disagree with Akpabio but not in public’

Everybody is now a militant because of N50,000 stipend – Asara, ex-Bayelsa commissioner

2010 World Cup: Dunne mocks France campaign

How do you be the self that you truly are?

For LASTMA men, fear of soldiers...

Snatch the messenger, send a message

Peter, Klitschko rematch for Sept 11

There’s a problem if you don’t own your own house at 40 – Debo Adejana, Realty Point MD/CEO

Who needs a political godfather?

2011: Ex-militants intensify role in choice of next president

Oyo police warn alarmists

UAC, C’River flex muscles over closure of premises

2011 election: Can Goodluck Jonathan walk his talk?

Responding to earthquake alarm

Emir of Bauchi dies at 77

2011: Nigerians intensify calls for credible poll at Carrington’s birthday

Proudly Nigerian

Our automobile culture catching up with the Joneses

The fleet manager’s automotive manual (Lesson 1)

Failure to report death of a pregnant woman remains an offence in Ondo – Mimiko

My death won’t be a mournful funeral –Abimbola Euba, 90

Falconets hope to break jinx

Duke’s blunt exposé of rigging fundamentals and prospects for 2011

Reaching decision without regrets

Is there any hope of another now that my spouse is dead?

Travails of a lover boy over abortion-related death

Understanding back pain may improve management, study suggests

Buildings will continue to collapse unless COREN is empowered– Ali Rabiu, NSE VP

Grass roots key to football development – Elegbeleye

Panic in PDP over congress annulment

Reps’ N9bn crisis: Suspended lawmakers raise fresh questions

BP oil spill: Storm threatens recovery efforts

Britain calls for more troops in Somalia

Edo bye-election: Thugs beat up journalist

Taliban seizes two US nationals-reports

FG sets up committee on cocoa production

Mass grave discovered in Mexico

I ‘Coast PM Soro quits as rebel party chief

Brown: Global economy reliant upon growth in Africa

Bashir returns to Sudan, defies ICC

North Korea warns of nuclear ‘sacred war‘

Friday, July 23, 2010

Elite model search underway

The wild side of fashion

Earrings that shape your face

’I lived in refugee camp in Britain for five months because someone impersonated me’

I wear skimpy dress because I’m young. Who will look at my body when I grow old? – Halima Abubakar

Tigana pleased with Gourcuff’s return

This is my season -Bojan

Aigoro Sports Foundation charges government on youth

2011: Ogun Senators in empowerment rush

UBA is solid, Elumelu says at last function as GMD

United fight to keep Vidic

Wenger expects Bendtner, Denilson back soon

Salawa Abeni back on the beat

I wouldn’t go into politics in Nigeria – Adedamola Aminu, Nigerian who is a councillor in Britain

Community where residents wear rain boots all year round

China’s Camelot Information falls after pricing IPO

Oliver, Gay win at Monaco meet

Merlene Ottey set to break European record

Uganda seeks $700m for infrastructure project

Post-UTME: LAUTECH leaves candidates in the lurch

Concerns over deaths of celebrities on highways

Mitsubishi UFJ to buy additional US banking assets

Bedridden after an attack on the football pitch, 25-year-old eats through his nose

Taiwo rejects Marseille deal

Battle of saxophones takes place today

Flying Eagles host Guinea in Abuja

Nigeria should encourage private ownership of clubs -Ige

Aity Inyang sings for Mr. President

Minna set to host handball championship

2011: CLO, CRC want clean up of Iwu’s register

Durex maker agrees £2.5bn bid from Reckitt Benckiser

Awori Anglican Diocese tasks Jonathan, Jega on 2011 polls

Ex-Bayelsa commissioner faults amnesty implementation

Oritsejafor to engage Sultan

Morgan Stanley sees profit surge

Life settlements may have big fees, lack transparency

Activist asks Jega to remove Adebayo as Ondo REC

I am a lonely widow

Nigeria cricket team leaves S’Africa for Swaziland

A night with Miriam Makeba’s alter ego

Don’t force fumbling Eagles on us

Henry scores in first game

Funmi Bamidele holds Ibadan summer clinic

My wife has abandoned her home

I am afraid of that oath

Patient-centered care can lower risk of death in heart attack

How anger affects negotiation in different cultures

President can’t assent to amended constitution – Senate

Considering a career in the medical sciences?

‘Why project management culture in Nigeria is very low‘

Korea Electric buys Bayan stake for $515m

I still have my APGA ticket –Gov Orji

Koffi ready to ‘burst loose’ in a special way

As Project Fame Season 3 kicks off

S’Court nominees canvass 80 years retirement for judges

NBA, SERAP, others urge EFCC, ICPC to act on N4trn un-remitted revenue

I lost my first marriage after my only child died

Banking sector records 80% of total turnover

Why EFCC can’t detain me –Attah

Ijaw youths give Uduaghan ultimatum to hands off DESOPADEC

Guvnor Ken Caleb Olumese in his elements

Why I decided to record Afro hip-hop album – Obesere

Microfinance banks want piece of AMCON’s action

BlackRock falls on withdrawals after BGI takeover

The good, bad and ugly sides of minimum wage increase

Acting on initiative

Explore the hidden treasures in books

Constitution amendment: Facing the reality of governors’ powers

Paying yourself as small business owner (1)

Womb cancer cases are highest for over three decades

’As the only female student in my class, my male counterparts nearly suffocated me with care’

2011: Ethnic minorities rally around Jonathan

Top scientists tackle the issue of HIV persistence

Study does not prove link between household cleaning products and breast cancer

How we averted bloodshed at ex-militants’ reintegration camp – Allen Onyema, coordinator

My brother sleeps with me

I do not feel like marrying again

Dangers of gossiping and tale bearing

Foods that help to fight fatigue

‘Brown envelop’ to the max!

How to prevent kidnapping of journalists (2)

Diets that enhance your sex life

Vanishing culture of 100 days in office

Falconets can make history –Jossy Lad

Mourinho has improved our confident -Gago

Gunmen blow up ex-Bayelsa deputy governor, Ebebi’s home - report

LP, Activist asks Jega to remove Adebayo as Ondo INEC commissioner

Australian firm to begin gold mining in Osun

Trafigura found guilty of exporting toxic waste

AU: Guinea will send troop battalion to Somalia

French FA suspends World Cup squad

S’ Court nominees blame lawyers for delayed election cases

NJC approves 12 Judges for Kwara

Constitution Amendment: Go to court, Ekweremadu tells agitators for presidential assent

Robberies: Bank managers raise fresh alarm in Ondo

US issues travel alert for Kenya, citing al-Shabaab

Ships evacuated from Gulf as tropical storm advances

Two AU peacekeepers killed in Somali violence

European banks await stress test results

Kosovo central bank chief arrested in corruption probe

Thursday, July 22, 2010

BRT new fare from August

Re: Redeployment of policemen

Re: Northern leaders dump zoning, back Jonathan

Re: Ending the celebration of failure

Reps probe ecological funds

Ondo begins repair works on FG highways

300 judokas for Rotimi Amaechi open

Athletes warned against age falsification

Ihonvbere berates African leaders for financial recklessness

Murder: I’m ready to face trial — Alao-Akala

Don’t stay at work beyond 65 –Trauma Surgeon

ASUU strike paralyses Anambra varsity

House of Ginjah secures marketing deal for debut album

Suspension: Court declines Melaye, others’ application

Nigerian beaten by racist mob in Cyprus

Post-amnesty: Female ex-militants to be included in next batch

South African public workers set for strike

Investors sustain interest in banking, conglomerates stocks

Ogun nominates Olopade for NFF election

12 teams for U-17 volley tourney

‘There are no more white-collar jobs’

IoD inducts new fellows

Ondo challenges quarry operators on new technology

Eight Lagos players for badminton meet

Woods still highest earning athlete

Shareholders groups becoming problematic – Operators

Nigerian couple’s white baby ’ll face social problems — Experts

Eight injured in Oyo political violence, three arrested

Court fixes Oct 27 for EFCC, Nnamani’s case

Mandilas introduces ozone-friendly air conditioners

Some things you should know

Delta to pay N1.2bn promotion arrears

Collapsed scaffold: 20 victims discharged from hospital

Sheila Okonji diversifies

‘28,000 Christians to perform 2010 pilgrimage’

Osun Assembly urges CJ to decongest prisons

Constitution review: Senators query Katsina, Kwara assemblies on Section 121 ...summon speaker

In conclusion... Deepest of dreams

DHL unveils new vans

Zoning: NDF lauds Buhari, chides IBB

Diamond Bank boosts deposit with Visa card

Kwara to partner financial institutions on development

Klitschko targets Peter

Eduardo sad at Arsenal departure

Nigeria’s Foreign Direct Investment hits $6bn

Africa to close market against EU goods

PPPRA will ensure level playing ground –Ali

PHCN workers threathen blackout in seven states

Don’t expect credible poll, AC tells Nigerians

Jol to stay at Ajax

CITN advises on capacity building

Finance institute tasks members on integrity

Senate reorders sequence of elections

Eagles: Esu, Ekpo back Eguavoen

Ray Blaze’s singspiration

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

60,000 vessels have high-tech tracking device worldwide – Expert

Jonathan confers national honours on Okonjo-Iweala, 185 others

No Nigerian involved in Uganda bomb blasts — FG

Bankers in court for stealing customer’s money

Defection: Judge dismisses ANPP’s suit against Yuguda

Ogun tasks FG on facilities for mechanised farming

Sammie Okposo denies being arrested in Scotland

Epidemic, outage imminent over paucity of fund — Ogun commissioner

The Super Mom set to debut

Stand up Nigeria goes on break

Ghost workers plunge Ekiti LG into debt

Missing in action (Part 1)

Jos crisis: Military has failed — CLO

Pregnant with Possibility

These roads are damaging our vehicles, motorists lament

APMT uncovers N23m fraud by Customs agents

‘Ogun’s suit against EFCC, double speak’

2011: INEC needs N72bn for fresh voter register

At the World Cup, loud and clear at Naija Village

Maximising business opportunities in your neighbourhood

Inspection fees: ‘Don’t charge more than 1% on FOB’

Obama Babes

Low disposable income, bane of feed milling industry

N100bn Textile Fund: Assessing all-inclusive plan to remove obstacles

Big Brother Africa, all stars?

PHCN’s unearned tariff

SuperSport regains EPL rights

Time to bring Russia into NATO

Ensure adequate funding of INEC, US tells FG

World court legalises Kosovo’s independence

SEC goes tough on errant stockbrokers

Savannah Bank takes over 108 branches from NDIC

Police arrest man for diverting petrol from pipeline into well

Before we celebrate this saviour

Germany 2010: Omidiran tips Falconets for final

Group to encourage female politicians

Cocktail of emotions as school year ends

Reps stop NCC’s N6.1bn SIM registration budget

UNICEF, DFID spend $56m on girl education

FG orders rebuilding of PH, three other int’l airports

Insecurity and South-East governors’ heresy

Zoning: The North, Jonathan and the Niger Delta

Police nab robbers in bush after raiding worshippers in Ogun

NCC raids bookshops for pirate books in Ibadan

Archbishop Desmond Tutu to withdraw from public life

Kosovo independence not illegal, says UN court

N17.9bn Debt: Senate orders FAAN, concessionaires to reconcile accounts

Nigerian couple’s white baby to undergo genetic tests

2011: Senate backs January for polls

Bad weather in Gulf could threaten BP oil spill site

ICJ to rule on legality of Kosovo‘s independence

North Korea expresses anger at US-South Korea war games

Zuma: S‘Africa government looking at level of rand

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Bakery worker stabs colleague over N300

Ogun FRSC arrests 413 traffic offenders in one month

Ondo women seek more recognition in politics

Suspected assassins kill NURTW official in Abeokuta

Jos: Five die in reprisal attack

Senate reduces 2010 budget by N466.6bn

Exodus of personnel hits OOUTH

Robbery scare: Ondo banks resume skeletal operations

PDP moves to reduce governors’ influence

2011: Emulate Lagos, Kano, Bauchi, Buhari tells electorate

Corruption: Uwais, others advise judges

NJC suspends judge over bribery

NFF releases electoral guidelines

‘Nigeria can do well with Diaspora bonds’

SPDC awards marine services’ contracts to indigenous companies

BP shares rise after agreeing to sell fields

Army to pull out from national pension scheme

Menace of Area Boys in Oworonsoki

Scientist provided information on CIA – Iran

Delhi 2010: Akinwande backs Nigerian boxers to shine

Contracts: Oshiomhole lambasts commissioner

‘Outgoing bank CEOs should disclose their mistakes’

Senate amends Electoral Act

Post-amnesty programme must not fail, US, Reps tell FG

Constitution: Senate collates, gazettes amendments

SEC, NSE investigates alleged manipulation of AP‘s accounts

Senate demands NNPC’s 10 years’ budget over N1.1tn subsidy

Graft: FG drops suit against ex-Customs boss

Voter register: C’River LP drags INEC, CROSIEC to court

Marseille stop Taiwo

WHO criticises big divide in tackling HIV in Europe

Another way to reduce poverty

AMCON: S’African lenders in race to acquire banks

Brazil’s Petrobras to buy Chinese steel for ships

Deregulation will aid growth of downstream sector – Integrated Oil MD

Suicide barriers on bridges may send jumpers elsewhere

Drugs like viagra linked to higher rates of STDs

Kids see fewer ads for sweets, more for fast food — Study

Gas: Septa Energy to deliver 400 million scfd

Vitol to buy Shell retail business in Africa

FCMB gets shareholders‘ nod for IFC‘s $170m investment

Debtors given ultimatum to pay back loans

Police is losing the kidnapping war

Lagos PENCOM urges workers to prepare Will

Politics of the Osun retrial tribunal verdict

Quakes hit southern Iran, minor damages

Germany 2010: Falconets hit q/finals

Nigerian rowers qualify for All Africa Games

AC faults proposed Osun LG election

Air safety: US officials expected next week

Disaster looms as Lekki Beach erosion worsens

Senators under Mark’s delicate guide

FG set to evaluate port concession

Kidnapping: FG to purchase 98 special vehicles for police

No intention to release water from Oyan Dam —OORBDA

Flood takes over streets in Badagry

One dies, 32 injured as building collapses in Warri

I’ve not tied anybody’s hands, Jonathan tells INEC chiefs

Strike: Absence of NUPENG leaders stalls talks

Auto repair: Between modern garages and keeping the poor on four legs

UN Secretary-General’s aide advises Nigerians

Banks’ total asset hits N16tn

Oshiomhole seeks review of revenue allocation formula

Akanni cautions on overhaul of Eagles

Mikel, Ike Uche return to Eagles

Nigerian soldiers fathered 250,000 children in Liberia

Design reveals first 1,000 miles an hour car

Between agriculture and oil

2,000 Lagos residents to get vacation jobs

Kidnapping: Hold government responsible

Elders’ call for change

Governor Jang’s nostrum

Consumer Price Index rises to 1.2% amid consumers complaints

Shareholders want core investors for rescued banks

AMCON: Banking stocks drive indices

Oil prices rise above $78 per barrel

PIB may not be passed in August

History of pregnancy-linked diabetes helps predict its return

Paradise for fishermen becomes one for scientists

Lady gaga-inspired lens fad draws warning from eye docs

Many doctors deliver cancer diagnosis badly —Study

Adamawa elders say PDP may die in the state

Again, NJC suspends Judge over bribery

Suspected assassins kill father of two in Abeokuta

PUNCH Online readers back death penalty for kidnapping

Media tycoon, Lord Black to be freed on $2m bail

Uwais, Eso, Akanbi, bemoan corruption among judges

Remains of Romania‘s Ceausescu exhumed for DNA tests

INEC: I have not tied anybody’s hands says Jonathan

Awuse dumps NDP, returns to PDP

Oyo distributes N5m cocoa seedlings to farmers in three years

BATN Foundation tackles environmental degradation in Oyo

Voters’ register: LP drags INEC, CROSIEC to court

NHIS laments dearth of medical workers in Nigeria

Thuggery: Soludo dismisses Akunyili‘s claim

Oshiomhole lashes out at commissioner, revokes N68m contract

Vibration packs seek to replace batteries for gadgets

France air controllers‘ strike stopped flights

Astronomers detect ‘monster star‘

BP agrees $7bn asset sale to fund oil clean-up

Chad should arrest Sudan‘s Bashir - Rights group

Google images top 1bn page views

Greece courts Libya sovereign wealth fund

US announces new sanctions against North Korea

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Laughter ends with National Comedy Challenge

Asa shares experience on Project Fame Season 3

In Pre-emptive, inter-racial romance crumbles under the fear of fear

O’Jez fetes Aderinokun at 70

Elite Model: In search of a new face

Cultural dance in the face of new steps

CBN to close down unhealthy MFBs in Q3

NDDC: Jonathan proposes N236.5bn expenditure for 2010

Court to deliver judgment in perm sec’s suit

Politicians, security agencies behind kidnappings

Nigerian travel company joins global body

Sani: NAPTIP joined in Sharia group’s case

Avolad installs weighbridge at Lagos airport

SMEs ‘being ripped-off’ by banks

Flickers, Heartland rule IEI hockey

World richest man sells stake in Mexican airline

Trovan vaccine: Victims sue Pfizer again, demand $384bn damages

Dilly Motors opens Abuja office

NHF prepares for challenge Trophy

Toyota, Paice settle patent dispute

Group advocates use of dogs to fight kidnapping

NGE tasks FG on kidnapping

Nigeria may not attain US Cat One status – Union leader

Insecurity: CRUTECH students protest robbery attacks

Steel industry mergers speed up in China

DStv League: Delta Force beat Warriors, Islanders

Fayose seeks non-indigenes’ support ahead of 2011

Osun AC calls on NJC to investigate electoral panel

Delta PDP differ over annulment

Oba of Benin to sponsor Pro-am golf tourney

Crop-insurance hope for Jamaica’s agriculture

India’s June export rises by 30%

Bank of Canada raises rates

Delta posts profit as shares fall

Robbers raid bank’s ATM, vault in Ogun

Nigeria Airways: Unpaid W’African workers write Jonathan

Akpabio canvasses death penalty for culprits

No financial backing for ‘paper deductions’ of workers’ pensions —Ogun

Oyo medical workers may begin strike on Monday

CAN opposes amnesty for kidnappers

$12bn leasing spree lifts UK airshow

Nurses protest redeployment of 182 colleagues

Kidnapping, akin to terrorism — Akunyili

EU approves BA-Iberia partnership

Angola to pay $6.8bn owed to foreign firms

e-Payment: Babalola demands systems to reduce risks

Chevron workers end 7-day strike

Eagles: Oliha warns Nigerian football needs overhaul

Ohaneze advises Ndigbo against wrangling over state creation

I’m not quitting Liverpool – Gerrard

N293m nomination fees: Osun PDP members call for probe

FG nationalises Ebonyi VVF Centre

Lightning kills three at wedding in Ethiopia

Ex-Rep canvasses part-time tenure for lawmakers

‘Protection of votes, key to electoral integrity in Nigeria’

Taiwo set to join Atletico Madrid

Swedish comeback stuns N’Korea

Air Nigeria makes key appointments

Zamfara revives N10bn cargo airport project

No great benefits from free trade agreements – Report

AMCON: Shareholders worry over possible bank nationalisation

‘Adoption of IFRS by 2012‘ll boost investment’

No image scanner at Kano airport – Airport Manager

Airlines’ crisis: Pilots, aircraft engineers propose N200bn bail-out

We lack equipment to tackle kidnapping — Onovo

Ex-Ondo Speaker, deputy begin legal battle to reclaim seats

Obi lauds MTN for donating haemodialysis centre

FG’s reproductive health policy is not working — NGO

FG, check kidnapping

Why Nigeria remains underdeveloped

JAMB to release results few hours after conduct

YABATECH, Alvan Ikoku, KADPOLY, others now varsities

21 suspected kidnappers, 25 cultists arrested in Abuja, Delta

Aero, Canadian company cut ownership ties

787 Dreamliner plane makes first overseas landing

Banks need to beef up capital – Brainard

FCT loses N60bn annually to poor revenue collection – Minister

Germany finish top, eliminate France

Eagles: Disbanded team lined up for S’Korea friendly

2011: Why Jonathan must run –Dokubo

2011: Clark warns against marginalisation

US, S’Korea to hold navy drills against N’Korea

‘Cuba ready to free more political prisoners’

NHIS: Pregnant women in Oyo laud free health scheme

South Africa returns ambassador to Israel

‘Sabotage, human error caused India’s train crash’

AU commission appoints advisory council

China floods claim more lives

Stop over heating the polity group warns Atiku, IBB

‘Jonathan will ensure stability’

Monitoring blood pressure at home may help keep it low

Ogun lawmaker canvasses state sports commission

Brazil crash out, Sweden qualify

Principles for becoming employer of choice

NNPC owes federation account N654bn – NEITI

EU inaugurates €6.4bn research fund

Rights issue: Unity Bank targets strategic investors

First Bank‘s half year profit surges

New luxury of compact cars

Airbus A320 engine study due September

How PDP governors plan to frustrate Jonathan

FG to review modalities for Ecological Fund’s disbursement

Yoruba leaders close ranks ahead of 2011 elections

‘Osun PDP has not endorsed governorship candidate’

Father of five dies after affair with lover

NLC, alive or dead?

When Mark was wide of the mark

Re: Texting can cause injuries

The fresh Boko Haram threat

Man exhumes human heads in Lagos, arrested in Ogun

Confusion as motorcyclists, LASTMA officials clash

LG boss denies allegation of embezzlement

Oluyole Club gets new exco

$15bn recovered from politicians in 2006 — Ribadu

2011: INEC to rely on Iwu’s voter register

Stocks indices rise as rescued banks gain

Boeing eyes competition from Bombardier

Subaru Outback: Sport wagon for versatile shoppers

Exploring airline alliance as cost-cutting tool in travels

Bank employees under fresh retrenchment threat

‘Appoint professionals, not politicians to run AMCON‘

Mining: Nigeria to access $80m World Bank grant by 2011

Low energy generation threatens Vision 2020 – ECN

What your workspace says about you

Exploring humane, safe ways in firing workers

Falconets tackle Mexico in dicey tie

Kidnappers release Lulu’s mother

Desperate heroin addicts inject blood of other users

LAUTECH: PDP, a monumental disaster – ANPP

Kalu: Now at the crossroads

Nigerian suspends campaign for New York State Assembly

WFP scales up food aid to Niger

Congolese children pass high school exam

Afghans set 2014 security target

NHIS: Doctors, HMOs trade blames

How not to roll-back malaria in Nigeria

Niger Delta: Amnesty, underdevelopment and phony peace

British PM, David Cameron holds talks with Obama

2011: INEC to rely on existing voters’ register (Main)

Kidnappers release Sani Lulu’s mother

Protest at teaching hospital as management redeploys 182 workers

Nigeria’s reproductive health policy not working – NGO

Kwara partners private sector on disease surveillance

Why INEC can’t use electronic voting in 2011 – Adeleke

Stakeholders proffer solution to mass failure in examinations

China‘s Three Gorges dam faces flood test

US and South Korea to hold major military exercise

Somali pirates release two ships-official

Karzai calls for Afghan security control by 2014

Monday, July 19, 2010

Dozens die in West Bengal train crash

Group mobilises $7.5m savings from Malian women

African Union names Mo Ibrahim as peace ambassador

China to aim 2,000 missiles at Taiwan soon’

Flood: Ogun seeks federal relief over N8bn loss

PDP governors, Nwodo disagree on zoning

Presidency, compensation to S’South — Nzeribe

Mimiko offers to re-construct federal roads in Ondo

2011: PDP must pick credible candidates — Nwodo

What to look out for when buying PCs

Nigeria not a sleeping state — Envoy

Ex-Oyo NURTW boss alleges violence plot

Police investigate suicide claim involving minor

Nokia Siemens to buy Motorola wireless gear unit

Panabiz enters consumer imaging market

Reps’ crisis: Bankole’s petition against judge stalls hearing

Cashew prices rise on fresh buying

Kidnapping: Governors criticise GSM firms

N30bn scam: EFCC arrests seven Ogun officials

Oyo people want Jonathan beyond 2011 —Adeleke

Concerns aired on Aberdeen transport project delays

Nigeria win seven gold in Morocco

Aghoghovbia for burial

Sharp Electronics laments adulteration of products

Intersat offers low cost broadband connectivity

Global stocks ease after weak US data

NCC, others to address multiple taxation challenges

NFF to meet over Lagerback

Cesena move excites Ighalo

Transport board investigates crash

CP meets community leaders over recurring violence

Court orders police to pay N22m for killing minor

Post-amnesty: Training programme not for ex-militants alone — FG

PDP group petitions national exco over Akala’s excesses

Edo plans big for sports

Oosthuizen shares front pages with Mandela

Zain Nigeria introduces new prepaid tariff plan

Zoning: ‘Nigeria’s constitution, greater than party’s agenda’

Pakistan trade deal a major step, says Afghanistan

‘Why rescued banks are not holding AGMs’

Vehicle inspection: Mobile scanners to replace manual checking

Inadequate manpower against cybercrime worries forensic institute

ESET antivirus rated high in endpoint security

No great benefits from free trade agreements –Report

‘Why we are amending NDIC Act’

NAICOM, security agents to jointly fight corruption

Group hinges sustenance of democracy on credible poll

ATM fraud: Expert to proffer solutions

Fed poly expels 88 students —Rector

Siasia slams Heartland defenders

Adamu leads CAF delegation to Sudan

Smoked foods can cause tongue cancer — Expert

We can’t confront criminals, South-East govs tell Jonathan

New wage: FG to spend N387bn in six months

Nwodo, group welcome release of journalists

Isima wants supports for Falconets

Joe Cole signs for Liverpool

Set up Oyo State varsity, Oyinlola advises Akala

NDE trains, resettles 29

UN plans MDGs’ scheme in 774 LGs

CPN wants FG to create IT ministry

Foundation seeks release of three detained Ivorian reporters

2011: INEC to demand more funds from FG

Britons need more incentives to cut emissions – MP

Aspirant pledges foreign investments for Osun community

N5bn recapitalisation: PMIs opt for mergers, acquisition

Electricity workers frustrate Jonathan’s plans for power sector

Vision 2020: FG begins certification of manpower centres

Habila, Azuah, others for Bookjam

LG chairman canvasses life insurance for journalists

Telecoms sector records 32.54% growth

Interconnect rate: ‘Access should not be denied on grounds of debt‘

Market indices dip as investors embrace insurance stocks

CBN’s N1bn bail-out for airlines inadequate – Pilots

Floods drive governor’s neighbours away

Petrol stations in Abuja where customers are cheated

Nigeria should not be importing food –Israeli envoy

Publisher delays Palin biography for tweens

Jonathan signs bill to clear banks’ toxic assets

Insurance: ‘How FG lost $363m through inflated premium at NNPC’

HURIWA seeks computerised voter register

FG may reopen foreign information centres

Party deregistration: A game of number and virile opposition

Burundi arrests editor for attacking govt on Somalia

NUC lauds FUTA over conduct of post-UTME

Expert tasks govt on new management system

Tsiga decries forging of certificates by corps members

‘Ilorin contributed a lot to Yoruba oral tradition’

A new AIDS Crisis

NNPC’s insolvency puzzle

From giant to Liliputian of Africa

Apapa tank farms, corporate bodies taken to task on development

LASGEMS, a tool for checking examination registration malpractice –Erogbogbo

ChamsAccess plans rural-based mobile Internet

‘Giggs better than Pele’

Dimeji insists on foreign coach for Eagles

Zoning will deprive Nigerians of good leadership — Senator

Those sound bites on Jonathan’s facebook page

Kidnapping: Police redeploy 3,500 officers in Anambra, Abia

Kidnapping: Ending the celebration of failure

Stabilising your business through mission and vision statements

SSS quizzes Lagos NUJ boss

Jonathan signs Asset Management Company bill into law

Zoning will deprive Nigerians of good leader- Senator

Mimiko laments deplorable state of public schools in Ondo

Kidnapping: Security agencies need to redouble efforts – PDP

NYSC DG issues wakeup call to corps members

Reps crisis: Bankole’s petition against Judge stalls hearing

Ogun IRS boss tasks CITN on human capital development

Expert faults Nigeria‘s excess crude account management

Why we are amending NDIC Act – NDIC, House Committee

‘Protection of votes, key to electoral integrity in Nigeria ’

FUTA seeks N300m to host WAUG

Burundi arrests journalist for rapping government on Somalia

US fears Gulf seabed oil seepage

West Bengal train crash kills dozens

Vaccine patch may replace needles

Sunday, July 18, 2010

New constitution ready soon – Mark

Suspended Oyo lawmakers, others visit Alaafin

Reps’ crisis: Group expresses support for Bankole

Obama to Republicans: Stop blocking jobless extension

Partnership with REDAN shows our commitment – Emel

Poor policy implementation, bane of Nigeria’s growth —Educationist

Mimiko raises hope for Ondo city status by 2015

Hope dims for 11 suspended Reps

Minimum wage: NLC gives FG two-month ultimatum

Students die in auto crash

‘Government must stop furniture importation’

Sony Ericsson swings to second quarter profit

‘Ivory Coast cocoa harvest to reach 1.3 million tonnes’

2011: PDP aspirant criticises zoning

Coaches, athletes for canoe seminar

Daimler, BMW surge on appetite for German luxury

US consumer confidence falls, slowdown risk heightens

Experts to address poor maintenance culture

Engineers seek N50m to complete secretariat

Strike: Ogun NMA issues 21-day ultimatum to govt

Oni charges security agents on crime

‘Our next assignment is state creation’

Itsekiri women shut down $800m gas project

NGF to conduct to induction courses for governors-elect

Jos crises: I’ve been vindicated — Jang

N2.7bn debt: Court direct parties to resolve dispute

CNPP canvasses national summit on security

2011: Don’t engage in malpractices, DG warns corps members

Firm to build N150m bridge on collapsed road

NIQS recommends infrastructural capacity development for bankers

Toyota educates customers, floor mat alert ignored

iPhone flaw: Apple sets up cots for engineers

NSE adjusts MRS Oil, Fidelity, others for dividend

Anyansi laments Enyimba’s defeat

80% of mobile phones to use GPS by 2011 –Study

Germany 2010: Jossy Lad tips Falconets to reach s’finals

Mourinho confirms Khedira interest

Extortion by local government officials at Ogere Tollgate

Alumaco forecasts N13.9m loss in Q3

Ghana‘s central bank cuts benchmark rate to 13.5%

NDIC orders Savannah Bank to submit recapitalisation timetable

Sale of banks: Analysts recommend tender offer

Daid, Promasidor disagree on street naming

Royal Exchange sets 48-hour claims settlement deadline

Ogun LG boss pleads for completion of Ota Bridge

AMCON: Expert canvasses increased bank liquidity

Universal Insurance moves to lift technical capacity

FUTA releases post-UTME result 30 mins after exams

Abia ANPP calls for transfer of police officers in Abia

‘Capital projects, others to gulp Nigeria @ 50 budget’

S’East govs to meet with Jonathan others

Bharti promises affordable services to rural communities

Afribank provides fund for telecoms dealers

PDP lost Lagos to internal crisis – Oladipo

Nigeria has outgrown zoning – Ajumogobia

2011 elections: AC rejects January date

NCC may award six spectrum licences before 2012

Multilinks: Telkom silent on exit plan

Re: Senate seeks state of emergency in S’South, S’East

Re: Ship building/repairs, Nigeria loses N26bn annually

Bomb attacks: Uganda police arrest five Pakistani

Jonathan lauds release, asks Onovo to arrest kidnappers

Money laundering bill ‘lousily drafted’ —Senate

Osun PDP asks for anti-kidnap squad

Bond as parting gift: Ogun accuses House of triviality

STI lists conditions for quick claims settlement

Quakes strike Papua New Guinea

Expert canvasses PPP for economic growth

‘Gradual rate increase in UK’ll assist recovery’

Denaro Properties gets C-of-O on Mayflower Gardens Estate

‘Speculators can’t have land in Ogun State’

AIG settles investor lawsuit for $725m

Foreign exchange reserves climb to $38.5bn

Why unemployment persists in Nigeria – Dangote

FG issues new guidelines for sale of properties

Budget inflow crashes inter-bank rates

I still have work to do – Bolt

Werder ready for Ozil offers

Lulu begs kidnappers to release mother

After 80 years of lies, Africa did not fail – Jordaan

A kidnappers’ paradise

International Criminal Court, an imperative for all African nations

Gov. Orji, Chidi Amuta and Abia

Alarming rate of kidnapping

Re: ‘True federalism as an alternative to revolution’

Back from the kidnappers’ den

Making fortune from teaching kids handicrafts

Nigerian banks are safe – Aganga

Housing: Stakeholders covet N1.7tn pension fund

Bailout: N130bn approved for disbursement – BOI

Taxation: Experts want proper funding of government agencies

Meltdown: Drop in $15bn remittance worries insurers

Lekki Beach: Environmentalist raises the alarm over erosion

Professionals welcome new Lagos physical planning law

US bank results portend investment bank woes

Kidnappers seized N3m from us – Freed journalists

2011: A daunting task for Osun PDP

Professionals task CBN on microfinance banks

‘He who asserts must prove’

How Aelex lecture complements NBA’s agenda

Tunisia denies censoring opposition paper

Ekiti dep gov installed as Baba Adinni

NPAN congratulates freed journalists, hails efforts

Ukpakiri community calm after rescue operation

Baghdad suicide bomber kills 43

Fourteen killed in northern Albania bus crash

Obama sends Mandela birthday greetings

United States cancer death rate keeps falling —Report

Honesty about parental drug use is the best policy

Stop humiliating pensioners

Cybercrime getting more sophisticated

SIM registration: Leveraging technology for crime control

Nigeria Re pays over $1.41m claims to foreigners

NLC gives FG two months to implement new minimum wage

2011: Police avert bloodbath as PDP thugs clash in Ikire, Ife

Kidnapping: CNPP calls for national summit on security

Money laundering bill “lousily” drafted - Senate

Misconduct: Privileges Committee gives Aondoakaa ultimatum to respond

Cochlear implants restore hope to the hearing impaired

SSS rescue kidnapped journalists

Saturday, July 17, 2010

BP stops oil spewing into Gulf as well tests continue

Nigerians must protect their votes in 2011 – Buhari

BofA earnings top estimates as bad loans ease

GE ends long slump with 16% profit growth

We don’t want Kalu in PDP – Ogbulafor, Maduekwe, others

Euro investment continues – Jiabao

Akala is planning to assassinate me – Adesina

... plans new technology policy

18 die in Akure auto crash

US consumer price report: Treasuries rise as Asian stocks decline

Taiwan’s TSMC to invest over $9bn in plant

Erection of masts: NESREA goes tough on more telecoms companies

FG to implement backward integration policy on cement production

Euro strikes eight-week dollar high before ECB call

AgBank shares open higher at Hong Kong debut

Increasing Nigeria’s cocoa production

Essential business leadership skills

Top five tips for entrepreneurial success

Budget: FG to reduce deficit in 2011

I cry anytime I remember my own-goal – Odiye

Deadly blow from mum, husband

Ighalo joins Cesena on loan

Hammers sign Barrera, Piquionne

Nigeria’s medal hope dashed as US win Olympic appeal

Fabregas may join Barca in 2011

Pacquiao happy for Floyd’s ESPY win

Do we want a development-oriented and accountable NFA? (2)

Telkom pays $80m to settle nine-year legal wrangle

U-20 World Cup: Falconets beat Japan

‘Why we reintroduced Castle Milk Stout‘

Bird strike responsible for 45% of air crashes -Obakpolor

Enhance your breasts naturally

Confed Cup: Zanaco whip Enyimba 4-0

Why I quit banking for fashion industry – Rukkayah Mohammed-Suleiman

Luck has not smiled on me – Mickelson

Basketball teams begin camping in Kaduna

Aliyu: Unending challenges over electoral victory

Other sports to get budgetary allocations

Anxiety mounts in Kwara over LG poll

... form will shock Ahly – Siasia

Heartland set for Ahly test

World Cup gamblers arrested

End of the road for PPA

Monarchs under siege

NPL confirms Super Four draws date

African World Cup stars likely to move

Fresh crisis rocks NDDC over empowerment scheme

SNG in bribe scandal in Bayelsa

Rotary Club to partner with govt in poverty alleviation

Sincerity is not enough

Taqwa proprietor urges govt to reduce private schools’ levy

Nigeria’s proposes new peacekeeping model to UN

... allegation of illegal deductions malicious – Commissioner

Workers protest neglect in C’River COE

The gold goes to South Africa

SEC urged to restore confidence in capital market

Katie Price plans album

$5 Lebron James jersey pendant pays off for Ohio woman

The Nigerian praying culture

PENGASSAN chieftain kidnapped in Owerri

Healthy eating: Premix producer calls for fortification of processed food

My appointment brought me tears daily for two years – Adetope Kosoko, LASPOTECH registrar

Jonathan’s abhorrent photo-opportunity with ex-convict ‘Excellencies’

Overseas education not for children of the rich alone – UK-based consultant

EFCC begins inquiry into fresh 52bn alleged fraud in Ogun

Black and Proud honours Obama, Malcom X

Penelope gets hitched

Pirates in open confrontation with TK

Swedish cinema is bride at Durban Film Festival

UNAAB plans N100m zoological garden for vet medicine programme

Kidnapping: Jakande, Amaechi’s wife, Ojudu advise journalists to be security conscious

Curbing the kidnapping trend

Wages of infidelity

Minnesota smoking bans didn’t lead to job loss

In mice, oxygen slows wrinkling due to UV rays

7 killed in fresh attack in Jos

Lugbe shanties: Disaster foretold

Not even presidents are spared cell phone text scams

Junk mail quickly fills senior’s home

Spain and Germany in transfer tussle for oracle octopus

Power company tells customer she is dead

State creation: Six more states will ensure equity

Oru refugee camp: Stories of neglect, disease, dashed hopes

For parents with spina bifida, a healthy daughter

Health tip: Are you more likely to develop endometriosis?

Fostering good relationship between age groups in organisations

Nigeria losing big time in international PR for not developing sports – Dr Bruce Ijirigho

Zigzag on zoning signals indiscipline

Constitution amendment: N/Assembly plans gazetting this week

Golden rule

Performance: World Bank’s KPI to the rescue in Lagos

Surprise is epilogue of The Slanted Pot

Rap, R&B, gospel, others for Azusa Praise Jamz

Michael Jackson’s tomb vandalised

Bret Michaels denies being engaged

Handling potential landmines with co-workers

Szczecin: Poland’s floating garden of friendly people

U2 rocker ready to roll

We must change our distribution models for Nigerian music – Biola Alabi, MD, MNET Africa

Capacity building: Chevron lifts NIJ with N1.6m

Abuja expectant of African Parliamentary Awards

Lucas’ container disappears on high seas as my hope of owning a car goes up in smoke

On the track of Comedy La1/2 Hour

Onovo’s ultimatum to kidnappers

Present economic crunch has negative impact on medical training –Prof Fadiora, LAUTECH CMD

Cleaning domestic stains

Hips do talk

Why won’t men intimidate us when there’re only 24 women out of 360 in the House? – Hon Doris Uboh

How to avoid being scammed through e-payment

Company analysis: Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc 2009/10FY Results

Iseyin in the throes of religious nightmare

Oru refugee camp: Stories of neglect, disease, dashed hopes

With time management, I do a bit of everything I’m involved in – Theresa Odogwu

Mental Health : Frequently asked questions

Complications shorten stroke patients’ lives

Tackling the menace of kidnapping

Rebranding: The journey so far

Getting answers to your enquiries

Why I am no longer a Christian (3)

Can the kidnap scourge in southern Nigeria be curbed?

Is FIFA fair play code really fair?

Alleged tweezer thief does the dumbest thing

NJ woman made up carjacking, car- sex crash

Zoning: Opposition moves to counter northern leaders’ decision

Forced out of university by unwanted pregnancy in her final year, 22-year-old woman forges degree..

Seven people killed in fresh Jos attack

Uganda ready to send extra 2,000 troops to Somalia

Militants kill 16 people in Pakistan convoy ambush

Chelsea targets Santos star, Neymar

Most Kenyans back new basic law, with changes- Poll

Capped well not leaking, BP says

Spanish PM calls off meeting with Rwanda‘s Kagame

Australian PM sets general election date

Friday, July 16, 2010

All is set for City People Entertainment Awards

Image to launch second album

Ara’s new look

Alaba Mix

Haba Ejike

Ope Banwo challenges Charly Boy

HUKing up with Stella Monye

Australian award for Monalisa Chinda

Julius Agwu set to crack ribs in Abuja

Yoruba actress with hot pants

Ghanaian actor on the run

About Ifeoma Okeke and Basket Mouth

Eedris mends fences with NBL, drops new album

Haye warned over delay in title defence

World Cup of upsets, amazing results

South Africa’s new coach targets youth development

Messi’s scoring form returns

BP to sell $11bn asset to Apache

Oil deal revocation turns off Congo investors

Ondo handball team returns from Sweden

Oosthuizen surges to 3-shot lead at British Open

BrilaFM Hooks Skysports

Cavaliers’ West pleads guilty to charges

DSM calls for probe into OAU students’ crisis

BBC sells stake

Ethiopia plans power exports to Sudan

Study links exhaled nitric oxide with increased risk of childhood asthma

Thank you Blatter, South Africa

Grandmaster championship to hold

Appeal Court sacks Ebonyi senator

Our unfriendly business environment is de-industrialising Nigeria – Okolo

Shonekan’s household in danger as flood pulls down fence

Top stories of the World Cup

Forced out of university by unwanted pregnancy in

Water supply: City dwellers grumble over increasing cost

Visual memory improvement in older adults following brain fitness programme

Reporters Without Borders, Lawyers’ League want kidnapped journalists freed

Road worthiness: VIO, police ask motorists to report erring officers

FRSC woos emirs as okada riders resist helmets

Probe of impeached officials, a distraction – Osaile

Re: What public fight does to your reputation

Re: Odds against Gov Orji’s second term

UK Jews ‘back Israel two-state solution‘

First ICC accused - DR Congo‘s Lubanga ‘to be freed‘

Closer to a treatment for autism

Boeing may delay delivery of 787 Dreamliner

Microsoft co-founder pledges fortune to philanthropy

South Africa‘s Telkom to pay $80m to Telcordia

Lifelong doubling in death risk for men who are obese at age 20 years

Alzheimer‘s Gene Linked To Cognitive Impairment In Mid-Life

‘Lettuce Lady‘ takes on Kenya‘s meat-eaters

Help! He doesn’t want to work

Second telecom ‘Israeli spy‘ arrested in Lebanon

Iranian scientist Shahram Amiri alleges US torture

Her other guy almost killed me

As Nigerians await reps and Akwa Ibom lawmakers

World Cup heroes and villains

Mega prize for Soyinka International Chess Tourney

Strike: NPA workers warn management

AMAC to demolish 64 shops

Ondo stands still as indigenes celebrate 500 years of Osemawe dynasty

Between Bankole and Melaye

Bayelsa: Interpreting the Court of Appeal’s ruling on deputy governor

‘Oni’s tenure ends on May 28, 2011’

S’Court upholds Ohakim’s election

Constitution: Rejected clauses will be represented – Senate

Rugbere’s verbal recklessness on kidnapped journalists

Football prevented me from having First Class -Adegoke

Why I lost the bid for Alake stool

What Nigerian artistes now churn out as music – Shina Peters

In spite of my quarrel with Chinua Achebe, we are still on talking terms

I never betrayed Odili –Governor Amaechi

Performing beyond size

How to prevent kidnapping of journalists 1

Sneezing responsibly

I am scared marrying a widower

Orphanage owners lament as baby adopters shun deformed children

Help! Globacom’s generators are killing us slowly

Why you need a personal coach (5)

Renown publisher, Obatuyi, dies at 56

Kidnappings: Panic in police high command

From the kitchen

Gascoigne in rehab after attempting to negotiate with gunman

‘If we are black, why are we brown?’

EFCC’s double standard on Akwa Iboms’s electricity project scam

Baseless threat to Emirate Airline

My mother-in-law

Doctors warn that using domestic spoons to give children medicine increases overdose risk

Drug hub Guinea-Bissau awaits first prisons

Museveni vows revenge on al-Shabab over blasts

New therapy for vasculitis may help patients avoid infertility and cancer

Obesity harms women’s memory and brain function

I lost my first marriage after my only child died; now the

US manufacturing shrinks as wholesale prices decline

UK employment rate improves by 34,000

Leaders must have political will to obey constitution -Mark

Ebri counsels FG on how to tackle national problem

Peace Corps: Court orders Police to release impounded vehicle, uniforms

‘Pension fund hits N1.7tr’

PPA faction writes INEC, says party still intact

Kidnapping is a national embarrassment – Jonathan

World Cup bets: Police arrest over 5, 000 people in Asia

Rwanda’s opposition figure calls for poll boycott

BP awaits crucial Gulf of Mexico oil well test data

Senate passes US financial reform

Taiwo seeks Marseille exit

Thursday, July 15, 2010

P-Square’s Peter acquires shooting skills

Jazz day beckons

Shakomended’s wife gets lifeline

Eedris Abdulkareem’s Unfinished Business

The Ghetto Dreams of a CEO come alive

Omawumi leads NEA nominees’ list

The burden of double-talk

Obesere’s Hip Hop album ready

Nude pictures: Celebrities rally round Wande Coal

Northern leaders dump zoning, back Jonathan

Inter tough on Balotelli, Maicon

I want 10 years with Bayern – Mueller

We won’t suspend strike, Osun lecturers tell legislators

FIFA All-Star team unveiled

Rankings rise may see Harrison fight Haye

Major decline seen in illegal logging

Youth meet: Athletes leave for Morocco

Lecturer decries disparity between poly, varsity certificates

We’ll not approve bond as ‘parting gift’ – Ogun Speaker

CJN warns newly-appointed judges against corruption

KFN to hold karate classic

Bayern join race for van der Wiel

US govt report urges disclosure of airline fees

German air travel tax set at €26

Contador no threat for Tour’s 12th

Almeria confirm Okoro signing

2007 governorship poll: Ohakim, Aliyu know fate today

Ban Balogun from partisan politics, PDP secretary tells Olubadan

IG vows to abolish roadblocks

Monarchs rally support for Alaafin over murder allegation

‘Media practitioners, cultural workers prone to stress’

Sixteen vehicles crushed in Ogun multiple accident

Lagos CP impounds two bullion vans, patrol vehicles

N27bn fraud: Akingbola’s associates challenge court’s jurisdiction

Covenant VC calls for creativity in schools

Pillars pay players signing-on fees

Argentina to hand Maradona new deal

Aganga, provide details of N6.6bn independence anniversary budget

BP faces seven-year offshore drilling ban

Ecological Fund: FG disburses N3bn in two years

JMG bags ISO certification

ALCO Systems introduces FirePro products

Reps appeal for collaboration on nuclear energy

Ejigbo LCDA, the worst in Lagos

Jega must hear this

France defends controversial security pact with Lebanon

Faldo tips English winner

NPL sets up rules review committee

Education, shortest cut in life —Don

‘How education for the gifted failed’

Jonathan in Uyo, inaugurates Ibom airport, flyovers

Three executive directors bow out of FirstBank

Uganda will host AU summit – Museveni

Lagos, Edo difficult for PDP to win —Nwodo

JTF destroys 1,000 illegal refineries, impounds eight barges

Fake number plates: Ogun FRSC goes tough with motorists

Turbanning: Aggrieved Ekiti clerics pick new candidate

Kidnapping: Call for state emergency unnecessary

Prosecute Okiro, Obasanjo-Bello, others now, group tells EFCC

Piracy attacks fall in first half of 2010 –Watchdog

Capital base of Lagos cooperative societies hits N20bn

Hoodlums attack LG chairman’s residence over college relocation

Principal charges pupils to go beyond the ordinary

Resist politicians, groups advise Jega

Spain, Germany clash over oracle octopus

British Open: Woods off to solid start

Catholic group identifies electoral reform as rebranding tool

Independence: Kosovo expects ICJ’s ruling

Principal takes parents, teachers to task

Re: NANS enjoins Nwodo to ensure equity in PDP

Pay dying police officers’ pensioner arrears

MTN plans higher dividends

Petroleum minister denies interfering in PPMC, PPPRA

Quarry firm diversifies into construction, solid minerals mining

Nigeria to build strategic partnership with China

LG distributes seedlings to curb environmental degradation

MTN proposes $1.1bn black empowerment deal

National cement need: Assessing Lafarge Wapco’s ¤3.5m investment

NACCIMA seeks urgent power sector reform

Group decries poor publicity for SIM card registration

NPA workers commence warning strike

ASI year-to-date gain drops to 18.8%

Fashola and law enforcement agencies

State of the nation

Curbing influence of violent films on children

Protectionism at whose expense?

Nigeria, others to benefit from cheap drugs

Abia deputy governor gets impeachment notice

Nigerian football needs passionate leader – Olopade

Germany 2010: Jegede tips Falconets for glory

PDP bent on ruining Nigeria – AC

Sokoto unity school names road after Petinrin

Journalists’ kidnappers reduce ransom to N30m

Nigerian bankers, foreigners seal pact on way forward

Brazil president seeks legal ban on smacking

Flex returns from tour of S’Africa, Switzerland

NAFDAC seeks life jail for drug fakers

12 die in Niger road accident

‘Why we involved people in Operation Zero Pothole’

Ekiti judiciary workers suspend three-month-old strike

Post-Amnesty: C’River denies rape scandal at rehab centre

Residents displaced as Lagos demolishes shanties in Lekki

Attack on Rep: Police arrest two suspects

Niger Delta: S’South Reps urge FG to register more ex-militants

Season of collapsed buildings in Abuja

KAI launches new offensive on street trading

Abia gov poll: Ugochukwu loses again

Royalty: Between fame and financial reward

Vatican ‘speeds up’ abuse cases

Israel’s dangerous ignorance of its own history

FG to strengthen MDAs’ financial reporting system

Support private schools, Westminister proprietor charges FG

Constitution amendment: Speakers submit report today

Taye Taiwo going nowhere – Marseille

Bolt, Powell go head-to-head in Paris

Edo PDP: A journey to self-destruction

Tanzania lawyer at Rwanda genocide court shot dead

Nigeria calls for effective UN policy on preventive diplomacy

What is wrong with the Nigerian judiciary?

Montessori gives weak pupils chance to excel —Efuniyi

Kudos, Mr. President

Osemawe’s initiatives and the Millennium Development Goals

Police and satellite imaging for 2011 polls

Unity Bank extends rights issue offering by two weeks

APMT loses $67m to tenants in four years

FG inaugurates committee to tackle unemployment

Cabotage Vessel Finance Fund hits $55m

Tackling funding debacle in SMEs operations

N450bn debt: Senate investigates NNPC’s finances

Halliburton scam: 49 Lawyers sue EFCC, want Obasanjo prosecuted

Journalists kidnappers reduce ransom demand to N30m

Another man commits suicide in Ibadan

Kidnapping: Army gets insurance scheme

N450bn debt: Senate to investigate state of finances at NNPC

Illegal sim swap: Businessman sues MTN for negligence

NAFDAC seeks life jail for manufacturers of fake drugs

‘Argentina FA to offer Maradona contract extension‘

Police arrest robbers who attacked Reps member in Ondo

Graft: Resist temptation or face disciplinary action, CJN warns Judges

We will not approve bond as ‘parting gift’ –Ogun Speaker

Argentina endorses gay marriage

Iranian scientist Amiri alleges US torture

Piracy attacks fall by a fifth in First half of 2010- Maritime watchdog

Gulf spill: BP prepares for key oil-well test

Japan‘s NTT to buy Dimension Data for $3.2bn

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Mumbai chlorine leak leaves 92 injured

FAO decries Africa’s poor food potential

Policemen charged with post-Katrina bridge shootings

UNN releases post-UTME results

FIBA U-18: Junior D‘Tigress set for Egypt

Deji: Court decides Adesina’s case on August 5

Police probe Alaafin’s allegation against Alao-Akala

Sodje slams World Cup final

Delhi 2010: NOC ready to assist associations

2011: Uduaghan backs Jonathan for presidency

EFCC operatives interrogate Attah

Rep, TUC, others condemn journalists’ kidnap

Union Assurance wins Insurance Games

Nigeria’s stability vital to W’Africa — UN

NHF boss hails Ondo handball team

Ex-Boko Haram leader praises al Qaeda, warns US

Kaduna governor submits list of new commissioners to Assembly

Petrobras to pay $9 per barrel in capital plan

Five killed in attacks on security buildings in Yemen

Lecturer urges surgeons to be more proactive

Policeman threatens to shoot journalists

IEI hockey finals: Delta, Union Bank chase Flickers

Minister, Press Council, OPC criticise journalists’ kidnap

Nigeria drop in FIFA rankings

‘Oil companies should equip youths with technical skills‘

2011: PDP chieftain warns against imposition of candidates

Katsina approves N2bn loan to traders’ association

Eagles to play S’Korea

NSE: AP shareholders begin contempt proceedings against Dangote

Spain displace Brazil in FIFA rankings

Anglican Church restates opposition to same-sex marriage

‘Without miracle, Ogun can’t pay new minimum wage’

2011: Credible elections not feasible in January – Duke

12 Russian suspected spies deported

‘Local content’ll boost indigenous engineers‘ capabilities’

Nigeria committed to implementing ECOWAS integration plan – Minister

26 killed, 38 missing as typhoon hits Philippines

Banks pledge long-term financing for oil sector

Nigeria to chair UN Security Council debate on Friday

Dep gov wants more women to participate in politics

Expatriate firms, MDAs compromise on road quality –Reps

Suspended Oyo lawmakers deny plan to remove governor

2011: Lagos PDP set to dislodge AC – Pedro

Nigeria to start exporting cement by 2011 –Dangote

Torres to miss start of season

Intel’s result buoys US stocks indices

Nigeria’s policemen are ill-trained — EFCC, Agabi

Good league can save Nigerian football – Okpala

NIPOST partners GTBank on postage stamps

We’ll create new states –Senate President

Oil prices near two-week high

Zoning: Reasonable northerners not part of clamour –Adebanjo

Congress annulment: Fear grips Delta PDP members

SPDC to build enviromental study centre at UNN

There is internal democracy in AC –Ojodu

LCCI decries widening gap between lending, deposit rates

Germany 2010: Falconets, England settle for draw

Senate seeks state of emergency in S’South, S’East

Stockbrokers await signing of AMCON bill

N2.3bn fraud: Court to hear Ogbulafor’s application Sept 15

Fabregas defends Barcelona shirt stunt

CNPP canvasses independent probe of NNPC

Protest: 17 arrested as police beef up security in Ekiti

PH electrocution: Probe indicts PHCN

Landlord, son in court over alleged murder

Israel defends Gaza blockade

US Oil to buy Saracen Energy

Police smash robbery syndicate in Rivers

Best option for rotator cuff tear may vary by patient

Research sheds light on how herpes virus invades cells

Libyan aid ship docks at Egyptian port

Presidential visit: Needed, a security agenda for A’Ibom

Doctor-patient e-mails are a healthy addition, research shows

Could hot weather affect results of a colorectal cancer test?

Family make desperate move to get Lekan discharged from hospital

My children are rejecting food — Wife of kidnapped journalist

Predictions: The oracle octopus who won the World Cup

Bad roads in Lagos: A quick intervention needed

Again, sale of rescued banks

The Ooni in America, promoting Yoruba culture

‘Mubarak not ailing’

Lest China compounds our woes

Addax discovers oil in Block 137

300 Eti-Osa residents benefit from empowerment programme

LAWMA urges Lagos residents to embrace tree planting

Health and fitness news and notes

Indian Ocean level rise threatens millions – Study

Oyo evacuates 120 beggars from major roads

FG recants, says NNPC is not insolvent

Ogun questions FG’s role in water, agric projects

Nigerians abroad to establish N9bn car assembly plants

Eight die in Taraba religious clash

Pray for us, kidnapped journalists urge Nigerians

Lulu’s mother’s kidnap stalls sacked NFF chiefs’ interogation

Indices drop by 0.32% at NSE

‘Nigeria may slide into fiscal danger again’

Experts call for quick harmonisation of 2010 budget

Politicians defect because of hunger –Nwodo

PPPRA grants fuel import approvals to NNPC, marketers

Yellowed Yellow Fever

The Paradox of life indeed!

Kidnapping: Now that journalists are targets

Our athletes can beat Bolt – Emedolu

Not the Abuja of our dream

In a world of throw away, making a dent in medical waste

Employment retention strategies for your small business

Contract job as another form of slavery

Police disperse protesting teachers in Delta

Bharti puts African deal debt cost at $200m

Libyan ship with Gaza aid ‘heads to Egypt‘, Israel says

Iran nuclear scientist, Amiri sets to return home

Ex- Boko Haram leader, Shekau praises al Qaeda, warns US

Efficient data-based system vital to governance

Bayelsa dep gov moves into office

I’ll work like a dog for Arsenal role – Koscielny

Woods ditches trusty old putter

Igbeke, Chukwumerije dump parties

Siasia promises Heartland fans

Taiwo eyes Spurs move

Taxation: C’River seals defaulting banks

Fabregas wears Barcelona shirt

IEI hockey finals: Flickers set the pace

Journalists are not moneybags — Nwodo

SPM demands equal number of states, councils

Customs, police to free Lagos-Seme expressway of checkpoints

Don’t expect electricity miracle from Jonathan – Jang

Eagles deserve criticisms from Nigerians – Garba Lawal

23 accident victims get mass burial in Oyo

2011: M’Belt, S’South leaders insist on Jonathan

AYC qualifier: Obuh to drop 15 players

Post-amnesty: Minister explains ex-militants’ protest in Abuja

NUJ, others visit wives of kidnapped journalists

Real Madrid rule out Gerrard bid

Ferguson to rest World Cup stars

NPAN condemns journalists’ kidnap, seeks review of policing system

Employees charged with theft of N42m generator

NAFDAC shuts Mr. Biggs outlet

Bill advocates joint administration of prisons

How Nigerian football can grow – Adelabu, Nieketein

N1.4bn scandal: EFCC to quiz sacked NFF officials today

Drama as robbers storm NUJ centre in Ogun

Journalists, monarch escape attack in Ikere

Onovo in Abia, orders capture of journalists’ kidnappers

Oyo moving towards a failed state — Aspirant

German octopus invited to Spanish fiesta

Oranje honoured in Holland

Delta Speaker: S’Court delivers judgment Sept 23

No space for 340,000 successful UTME candidates – JAMB

Kidnapping: S’East govs to dethrone, prosecute monarchs

Abia gets 13 new magistrates

Absence of lawyer stalls trial of Kogi officials

Germany 2010: Falconets set to crush England

FG not transparent with Federation Account — Oshiomhole

National Assembly may get 2011 budget in October

Lulu‘s mother: Kidnappers demand N200m ransom

Drugs: NDLEA arrests telecoms manager, others

Judgment in divorce suit suspended

FIFA condemns Uganda bomb attacks

Woman kills cousin’s friend over alleged attempted rape

Mother, child, one other die in Osun storm

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

UK budget raises chance of double-dip recession

Israelis sue Al-Jazeera over Lebanon war reporting

China to resolve trade dispute with Argentina

Great Yorkshire agric show opens to visitors

107 die in China floods, Philippines worried

Greece enjoys debt sale success

Jordanians set off to deliver Gaza aid overland from Egypt

Medical expert seeks more campaign on HIV/AIDS

Reps plan N250bn recapitalisation of BOI

Banking, building materials stocks lead bulls

NDE Lagos trains 80 women

IMF commends Nigeria’s Fiscal Responsibility Act

Ecobank signs $175m agreement with IFC

US stocks jump on Alcoa earnings

New MMIA lounge targets frequent flyers

Firm reiterates commitment to eradicating malaria

Pharmacist urges research against malaria

Lebanon sentences Israeli spy to death

Russia still holding swapped spies –Report

We’re studying INEC’s observations –PDP chairman

Saudi removes chief judge of security court

You can’t annul our congresses, PDP tells INEC

Ugandan police find suicide belt after bomb attacks

Six freed Cuban political prisoners arrive in Spain

‘Some hospitals use outdated equipment’

NGO engages private sector in the fight against pandemic

Niger-Delta ministry opens bids for ICT consultancy

New Range Rover Evoque elicits high interest

NSE‘s ASI falls by 0.95% in two weeks

Budget reduction, setback to development – ABUCCIMA DG

Naira may face serious speculative pressures –Report

Morgan Stanley Investment gets new CEO

Vyteris appoints four to scientific advisory board

Iweta emerges D-8 Business Forum’s chairman

Saraki, pay the gratuity of recently retired workers

Trade gap in US widened to $42.3bn in May

Tanzanian inflation slows down but misses govt’s target

SWF: States, FG fail to agree on source of funding

REDAN calls for collaboration on 54,500 housing units

Outlander Sport: Alluring SUV in small car‘s garb

Lufthansa says cargo ‘absolutely booming‘

SQHN pledges to improve health care delivery

Okun Alfa gets new health centre

US vows continued pursuit of Roman Polanski

Six CAR soldiers die in ambush

VP meets govs, rules out conflicts over project sites

Russian boy dies during exorcism

Senate confirms two more INEC commissioners

How SMEs can benefit from microfinance policies

Oyo: A governor and his many troubles

Key US Senate panel puts off Supreme Court vote

INEC commissioners reject e-voting

Rwanda arrests writer for comparing Kagame to Hitler

Zimbabwean migrants flee South Africa

Castro slams US, avoids Cuban issues

Counterfeiting: PSN partners GlobalPCCA on anti-faking device

Domestic violence: Major cause of medical difficulties

Auto part dealers prepare for showdown with counterfeiters

‘MMIA diplomatic car park, an eyesore’

NNPC insolvent, can’t repay N450bn debt – Babalola, Oniwon

Oppose poor service delivery, Akunyili urges Nigerians

EU to clinch supervision deal by September –Germany

Unremitted funds: FG recovers N1.87bn from six banks

No to examination for ex-militants

A cry for help in Akungba

Dora at 56: Far from the madding crowd

The judiciary as temple of corruption

High cost of public contracts in Nigeria

Counting the cost of rudeness, bullying at work

‘No organisation can rise above its leadership’

Why my story is best told at 77 –Akinkugbe

Time to get into kitchens of GRA women

Group demands equal number of states, councils for North, South

Drama as robbers storm NUJ centre

Italian police arrests top mafia boss

French MPs set to vote for ban on Islamic full veil

Australian drunk survives ride on huge crocodile

Drug trafficking: NDLEA arrests telecoms firm‘s manager, four others

You cannot annul our congresses, PDP tells INEC

Group demands more states, local councils for Southern Nigeria

Middle Belt, South-South leaders insist on Jonathan

DPP has not merged with PDP – Useni

Journalists to hold prayer session for abducted colleagues

HIV status: Lagos files amended charge over employee’s dismissal

Gunmen kidnap ex-NFF President‘s mother

Uganda finds suicide belt after deadly bomb attacks

Egypt seeks greater support for IT development

Seven freed dissidents leave Cuba for Spain

Missing Iranian scientist appears at embassy in US

Rwanda arrests journalist for comparing Kagame to Hitler

Monday, July 12, 2010

Judicial workers begin indefinite strike in Oyo

Insecurity, threat to foreign investment –Abiara

Two men arraigned for alleged sale of fake cold room

Tension grips Ikere over college’s relocation to Efon

Expert warns on growing number of depression cases

Battered student: Female lawyers want policemen prosecuted

Ministry threatens to demolish house over environmental pollution

Release our husbands, wives of kidnapped journalists appeal to abductors

Experts consider solutions to African broadcasting challenges

Sify Technologies to lay global undersea cable

Spain deserve to rule the world –Del Bosque, Iniesta

Twin attacks kill 74 fans in Uganda

East African sea cable failure affects Internet users

MUSON lauds MTNF on indigent youths

2011 elections won’t be credible —ASUU President


Schleck my biggest rival – Contador

Blatter won’t condemn Webb

S‘Africa snub Semenya

Attempted assassination: Police parade suspects before emir

Aero reintroduces fuel surcharge on tickets

Facebook unveils child safety ‘panic button’

Technology Africa, others to unveil documentary on ICT

Tanzanian government halts Bharti‘s expansion aspirations

NRC to commence Enugu mass transit service

Microsoft partners others on tablet computers

Fiji to expel Australian diplomat

NUJ decries kidnapping of journalists, mourns member’s death

Nigeria needs 20,000MW of electricity by 2020 — Vice President

Utaka set for Portsmouth exit

I should have scored – Robben

German oracle octopus retires

Man Utd interested in Balotelli – Agent

UNICEF tasked over states’ development projects

Robbers ambush, kill four policemen in Ogun

Seven INEC commissioners to go on terminal leave

Kenya tightens Somali border following Uganda blasts

‘Manufacturing may not grow at abnormally high rate’

Senators at war over new refinery in Kogi

Task Systems, NetApp in storage capacity partnership

2011: NIGCOMSAT develops eVoting solution

Air Nigeria liquidates N38bn debt owed UBA, GTB

May industrial output up by 16 per cent

Mergers, key to survival in India‘s crowded mobile market

Spain awaits 11 freed Cuban dissidents

Only 0.03% of Nigerians have health insurance –Ogundimu

Groups task women, youths on poll

UK slump deeper

Agbakoba, others decry journalists’ abduction

Fire destroys multi-million naira property in Akure market

Milan target Ibrahimovic

NBBF invites 18 players for Togo meet

N1.4bn scandal: I was not invited by EFCC – Ogunjobi

Spurs lead chase for Taiwo

Two shot as students protest in Minna

Nigeria spends N1.04trn on MDGs

‘Spring Bank encourages SME growth’

Daniel canvasses investment in ICT education

French village workers seek implementation of panel report

‘No leadership crisis in Abia APGA’

AC urges Appeal Court to constitute more electoral panels

Court orders Gaddafi’s son to pay hotel bill

Samsung targets Apple iPhone, wants top spot back

Nigerian firms to network at London conference

HDB buys $2.3m solar panels for sustainable housing

Biometric verification: FG pays N300m to pensioners

Starcomms introduces new international tariff

Lawsuit against Apple, AT&T remains class action

World stocks lifted by China trade, Wall Street

Bus, rail users face ‘unwelcome consequences’ – Minister

‘Creativity, innovation, essential for businesses‘

Cyber-bullies, victims face health problems

Zimbabwe diamond activist wins bail

Zoning is outdated, Arewa youths tell Northern elders

Manifesto: Aspirant pledges people-oriented programmes

American don charges Nigerian varsities on organic technology

IITA donates equipment to FUTA

Uduaghan seeks CBN’s assistance on micro credit scheme

You can’t stop APGA’s convention, S’Court tells Okorie

2011: Ohaneze Ndigbo, INC back Jonathan

Confederation Cup ticket excites Ogbeide

Spain give World Cup winners heroes’ welcome

Spain deserve World Cup victory – Oguntuase

2010 World Cup awards winners

Kalu’s return signals PPA’s death — PDP

Minimum wage violators risk six-month jail term

Indices record marginal appreciation

EU plans to strengthen investor protection

Kogi varsity gets N100m to set up medical school

LAUTECH: Osun drags Oyo to Supreme Court

LG chairman urges Aniocha youths to defend democracy

PDP congresses: Caretaker committees under way in seven states

American Pakistan generals meet on Afghan war

ISPs need more African submarine cable routes

Signs of fear-based workplace

Get your career on the right road

CWG to build ICT park at Unilag

Oil dips below $76 in Asian trade

Lottery Fund pools N1.2bn from telecoms operators

Oil: Nigeria still producing below capacity – US

Australia businesses seek tax breaks on energy efficiency

HP introduces ePrint technology

Mobil appoints new board member

Children, elderly need protection from soaring temperatures

How to resolve manpower, skill deficiciency –NECA

Etisalat to give free airtime to subscribers

US announces new visa fees

Rerun will not augur well for Osun –Speaker

China to get first 100 million-population province

PDP chieftain wants INEC to take over state commissions

Economic transformation, education, panacea for poverty —Ex-NASDRA boss

OAU post-UTME result out

Union Homes posts N209m Q1 profit

‘Tax evasion must be discouraged’

FG stops MDAs from wasting funds on foreign events – Investigation

Judiciary is crucial to nation’s economic growth – CJN

Cruyff slams Holland

No regrets leaving Wolves – Akpokona

N1.4bn scandal: EFCC raids NFF secretariat

Re: De-United workers protest retrenchment

Nigeria must learn from Spain – Emordi, Omokaro

VC identifies major societal problems

No clue on kidnapped journalists – Police

Moving from zoning to leadership

Commissioner identifies funding, sabotage as NDDC’s challenges

World stocks slip after two-week high

Engineering tops list of best-paid degrees

AC assures supporters on merger talks with DPP, others

Fidel Castro appears on Cuban television

Zoning: The whirlwind in PDP

Killer bees cause stir at Mozambique hospital

Fibre cables: gains, pains as cheaper broadband eludes consumers

FG issues guidelines for promotion of civil servants

In summer’s heat, watch what you drink

‘Pay attention to entrepreneurial skills’

Mobile to overtake computers on web access –Studies

Revisiting the open ballot system

‘Climate change cuts could push up bills’

Nigerian stock market may experience another crash – Experts

Like Super Eagles, like Nigeria

Tackling traffic congestion in Lagos

Unlocking riches in biodata capturing business

Homage to quintessential Soyinka at 76

Italian court tells Gaddafi’s son to pay huge hotel bill

Northern leaders insistence on zoning, ploy to foment trouble—Arewa Youth Forum

A’Ibom NUJ condemns kidnap of Wahab Oba, others

S‘ East Human Rights summit laments insecurity, political marginalisation

FG rolls out new guidelines for promotion of civil servants

Paul the ‘psychic‘ octopus retires

Spanish set for 36-hour, $2m party

al-Shabab claims responsibility for Kampala ‘World Cup blasts’

Japan PM loses upper house control, forecasts suggest

Algeria tighten rules on foreign firms

Uganda bombings kill 64, World Cup fans targeted

Sunday, July 11, 2010

IBTC blames PENCOM for non-remittance of workers’ contributions

Minister orders arrest of engineer over collapsed buildings

NDIC urges Ecobank to pay AIB depositors

Local content: FG to deduct 1% of contracts’ value

Cake making as alternative source of income

N6.6bn Nigeria @ 50 budget not a waste –Aganga

House of Reps: Suspension of PML members, final — Eyiboh

Kidnapping: Police arrest nine suspects in Delta

CRGIS fast track takes-off

Presidential visit: AC flays Akpabio on projects

Help rehabilitate prostitutes, minister tells women groups

Post-amnesty: Ex-militants take oaths against violence

S’West not dependent on oil resources – COSEG

How to avert state of emergency in Oyo –Balogun

Germany coach eyes Brazil 2014 glory

Terrorism: C’River establishes security trust fund

ETF commends polytechnic for judicious use of funds

Reps’ crisis: PDP summons Bankole, Melaye, others again

Japan’s PM may lose control of upper house

Engineers move to check corruption on infrastructure projects

INEC will lead Nigeria to ‘democratic safety’ — Jonathan

Conflicting reports over alleged dissolution of PDP in Oyo

Clerics ask court to stop turbaning of dep gov

Ijaw youths task FG on N’Delta masterplan

Anichebe laments World Cup exclusion

EAIF increases fund size to $ 600m

S’Africa 2010 a huge success– Blatter

N’Delta youths condemn ex-militants’ Abuja protest

Bishop wants Oyo to focus on youth employment

Alao-Akala denies storming out of Nwodo’s office

Nigeria needs N12tn to finance home deficit –PenCom DG

US home sales drop by 30%

Air France flight diverted after threat

Iran judiciary chief halts woman’s stoning

Qaeda extends deadline to kill French captive

Assault: Liberian MP under house arrest

Eldorado Villas: Afribank Estate cuts price

Saudi Arabia woos foreign investors in property

Crude oil rises on US consumption gains

Kidnappers seize Lagos NUJ chairman, others

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, Postbank may pass EU test

Ex-minister to join Ogun governorship race

Ekiti awards scholarships to 2,031 students

Ogun denies over-taxing foodstuff traders

Ban: Blatter, Hayatou praise Jonathan

S‘African stocks climb, rand steady against dollar

Egypt inflation rises in June, rates seen on hold

Union Bank hinges strong performance on workers’ welfare

We’re fighting for justice –Suspended Rep

State Congress: ANPP lauds INEC

Amateur league begins

Italians claim oracle octopus

Court orders finance house to pay N215m damages

Mimiko justifies Arakale Road expansion with N2.8bn

2011: Group plans to rally support for Jonathan

US stocks rise for S&P 500’s biggest weekly gain

INEC annuls PDP congresses

China records high surge in trade surplus, exports

Importation of cement does not make sense –Minister

UK residential property prices fall further

SIM registration: Expert seeks transparency on N6.1bn budget

Akeredolu’s imprints and NBA leadership

Four killed, 38 injured in road accident

Hundreds of victims of Srebrenica massacre buried

Mexican sisters survive floods after four days on tree

Ethiopian forces clash with Somali villagers

Nigeria’s industrialisation efforts: The missing link

‘Single law ideal for land registration’

I was misled, publisher says

Starcomms inaugurates free talk promo

Telecoms: Multiple regulations send wrong signals to investors – MTN

China property prices to fall by 20%

N15bn compensation: ‘Shell must show interest in environment’

Rescued banks: First Bank joins league of interested buyers

SIM Capital Alliance floats N5bn fund

BP attempts to plug Gulf of Mexico oil leak

Why productive Nigerians are dying

Apple opens Shanghai store to spur sales in China

Reps recommend N10m compensation for dead corps member’s family

UTH begins free eye surgery for 409 patients

Abuja school wins Macmillan competition

Sacking Lulu won’t solve problem – Charles Bassey

Azubuike joins Knicks

Party deregistration: Balarabe threatens legal action

S’West not dependent on oil resources --Group

Access Bank signs trade financing agreement with AFC

Bank rules: Wells Fargo ends free checking

The lingering fear of state failure

Euro rises to eight-week high

Global crisis: The economy, three years after

‘We are not taking Kalu for granted –APGA

Amendments: Still in search of people’s constitution

NBA Draft: Lawal shines in Suns’ defeat

Spain rule the world

Group seeks amendment of NHRC Act

Retired judge expresses fear over quality of election verdicts

Stakeholders must review zoning in PDP– Senator

Asian stocks record highest weekly gain in 2010

Law to compel payment by states, firms under way

Man arraigned for sending threat text messages

Toyota focused on restoring customer confidence after recalls

Inter-bank rates rise on cash withdrawal

N5bn capital base: ‘Mergers, acquisitions likely in PMIs’

Property market: Affordable homes elude more Nigerians

Experts predict oversupply for Dubai office property market

Glo to activate fibre cable in September

Lottery ban: Punish errant telcos, subscribers tell FG

Strengthening local capacity in insurance sector

Carpenter roasts 14-year-old apprentice’s legs over missing N3,000

Judicial independence and rule of law

Rethinking the Nigerian Police Force

Russian spies hiding in UK hotel

Longevity gene may boost memory – Study

Bad roads, cause of accidents in Nigeria

Shell and Petroleum Industry Bill

CBN denies calling banks gambling centres

Reps recommend N10m compensation for family of murdered youth corps member

Teenager arrested for attempted assassination of Emir of Kano

House of Reps brawl: suspension of PML members, final – Eyiboh

Jonathan slashes Senate’s budget

Gunmen kidnap Lagos NUJ chairman in Abia State

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Underage prison inmates’ heart-rending stories

Empowerment through skills acquisition

Healing broken bonds: A case study in couple therapy (2)

Eat less beef and save the world

Where do pets go when they dream?

Chronic pain often follows US soldiers home – Study

’Big snakes threaten us when we go to toilet in the bush’

Flying aircraft without fuel

Vanishing cybercafés explore survival strategies

How to offend and win admirers

Why did this Nigerian kill his wife?

My spouse irritates me with his habits

Fake drugs will reduce if border guards do their jobs well – Obi, APIN president

Dealing successfully with a nagging partner

I learnt the business side of photography through trial and error – Yetunde Babaeko

I was brought up to be conscious of my rights – Dr. Timiebi Koripamo-Agary

Shooting videos overseas doesn’t automatically confer super status on artistes – Cally Ikpe

ACCA boss urges admission seekers to embrace professional exams

Seven-year-old emerges winner of Lantern quantitative contest

TVE, most problematic in Nigeria‘s education sector – YABATECH boss

‘Nigerian students in Southampton varsity are exceptional’

Inculcating tenets of democracy in students

Lola Omotayo rocks anew

FG to fast-track usage of coal

Doing Business: World Bank allays investors‘ fears

Ita-Giwa brings Seagull Carnival band to Lagos

NERFUND approves N257m to fund micro enterprises

Fears heighten in NDDC as panel presents report to SGF

Afrikaners back their Dutch heritage

PDP is militarily mesmerised – Akande

NNPC begins design for Kogi greenfield refinery

Raymond Dokpesi gets baby

Longevity runs in my family as I smoked for four years and still drink wine and alcohol – Pa Apara

333 graduates get loan equipment

Sokoto Cement posts N1.8bn profit, declares 10k dividend

Tax liability: Investigations into Arik continue – EFCC source

Final match: Chukwu, Erico tip Spain to win

Motorists hit jackpot with coins on highway

German interior minister’s car stolen

Pacquiao eyes retirement from boxing

We can keep Sneijder quiet – Busquets

Bill to split NAFDAC’s role stirs controversy

FG sets up solid mineral fund to promote mining sector

Global mobile connections to reach 6 billion by 2012

Court convicts student, 30 others over illegal drugs

2011: More Nigerians warn INEC chairman against compromise

Osun colloquium on slavery not looking for who is guilty – Organisers

‘No new legal agreement is in the cards in Cancun’

Rescued banks: We can’t name investors now – Sanusi

Iran president’s comments in Nigeria cause stir at UN

Cynthia Okpala set to wed

Debating sexuality

City plan Balotelli bid

Do we want a development-oriented and accountable NFA?

2011: ‘We have not found Jonathan wanting’

Marriage tales trail Akinnifesi

Fashola, please visit Ago Palace Way

Bad set of teeth end negotiations for sex

Taiwan MPs in physical brawl over China trade deal

‘Office of Attorney-General and Minister of Justice should be separated’

Lola Abiola-Edewor in another quest?

Lessons from 2010 World Cup

Corporate ‘firewalk’ ends with burnt feet in Italy

Men get guidance for modest haircuts

Re: When will Gumi regain his freedom?

Dakova thanks his stars

Managing a newspaper company

Germany beat Uruguay to third place

Annan linked with Man Utd, Chelsea

Confusion as ex-militants depart rehab camp

Why you need to start your own business

Fortis MFB boosts SMEs with N3bn micro-credit

Baba Gboin, others tickle Mega 99 at album launch

Straight from banking hall, managing other people’s lifestyles

Let’s do the dresses

EFCC summons Attah over alleged N45bn scam

Making the railway system count

We have outgrown zoning – Vatsa

Dengue fever, bane of the tropics, finds toehold in key west

Rosemary helps reduce toxins in grilled meat

Premature birth rate drops for second year

Tracking the ancestry of corn back 9,000 years

Fresh anxiety trails Bayelsa impeachment crisis

Why I am no longer a Christian (2)

Impunity and fraudulent investment schemes

Salary increase: ANPP urges civil servants to shun corruption

No plan to attack Ghana’s oil industry – MEND

Book piracy is worse than armed robbery – Macmillan MD

Oftentimes, footballers depend on luck and God for victory – Celestine Babayaro

Oando’s three Toyota cars for grab in its Independence promo

She embraced wine culture. Now, she has become wine

FG plans committee on job creation

A new source of energy: Entrepreneurs

From China with renewed faith in Nigeria

PDP, zoning, and doublespeak

My twin sister is treacherous (2)

Wearing embellishment properly

Robben happy to win ugly

Holland, Spain battle to join the Big Seven

The great education lie (1)

Sarao on the rise

Metamorphosis of a jungle kitchen where snakes, antelopes were served

Zoning: Stick in PDP’s throat

Cat burglar takes shine to washing-line underwear

Daylight marginalisation of non-Igalla in Kogi State

As we remember the July 10, 1999 martyrs

Wayne Rooney world’s ugliest footballer

Dunni Igbinedion stays on course

2011 presidency: Ticket still open to all – PDP

Calculating the political matrix in Abia

Shoes that go with Jeans

Terrorism: Court sentences eight men in Tunisia

Israel steps up bid to block Gaza bound aid ship

Presidential ticket opens to all – PDP

Gunman Raoul Moat kills himself

Somali leader worried by foreign fighters

ANC condemns Mandela‘s autopsy painting

IMF agrees to disburse $53m to Ivory Coast

Naomi Campbell to be at ”blood diamond” trial

Actress Toun Oni dies at 67

Clarion Chukwurah turns fashion designer

We have no rights over Dagrin’s intellectual property –Edlyne Records

Beverly Naya’s prayer for Nollywood

I didn’t divorce my wife –Dickson Iroegbu

Why MTN Project Fame is popular among TV viewers

Durella defies critics

Friday, July 09, 2010

Glitz and glamour unleashed at Studio 53

Motherhood made simple

Tip your nails

Xavi in line to take Messi‘s crown

3SC target glory next season

Hospital hyperglycemia may predict future diabetes

Kano LG shares 2,000 goats

Why candidates fail UTME –JAMB registrar

Correct car seat use paramount to child safety

Crown confident of promotion

Enyimba deserve league title -Disu

Fish oil may reduce risk of breast cancer

Emotional flatness can be mistaken for depression in Alzheimer‘s patients

Nigeria needs 18m more housing units - Minister

NASS sends harmonised AMCON bill to President

TSS: NUT orders strike in three states

Why I don’t have a girlfriend – Alex Ekubo, Mr Nigeria runner-up

Airbus regrets delay on WTO Boeing report

Germany, Uruguay clash for third place prize

African-American women’s views on depression care shaped by racism

7/7 victim’s remarkable healing

DStv league: Union Bank face D’Warriors

Isama charges Nigeria on football restructuring

Memory loss plagues legendary coach

Cameroon denies homosexuals face persecution

Malaria: a major global killer

Chrysler to make buyers‘ payments on new cars

Joblessness, housing add risks to US recovery – IMF

I have benefited greatly from bearing the same name as Awolowo’s grandson – Chief Segun Awolowo

Child marriage: NAPTIP awaits AGF to prosecute Yerima

2011: Northern group roots for Jonathan

My guy lives with another lady

United States retailers relied heavily on promotions to boost sales in June, helping teen clothing

US mortgage rates drop to 4.57%

Veteran Ghana footballers remember the high life

DNA bank hits goal of enrolling half a million adults

AKOFA B’ball: Cherelle, Nicole Aboderin lead All-star screening

NFF congress endorses leadership change, insists on August for election

Federer slides down rankings

Catalans give grudging respect to Spanish team

Fast food ‘fuelling Asia diabetes boom’

Life inmate of Kirikiri Maximum Prison gets outstanding SSCE result

A tale of two seeds

Another man snatched my fiancée

Greece approves pension reform amid protests

Discounts boosts US retail sales

Presidential visit: A’Ibom police

’I have no feelings for my father, he left me when I was three and we never met until I was 23’

She is 37, I’m 35 but I don’t want to marry her

AC chieftain supports striking Oyo teachers

Groups urge Jonathan to facilitate community radio stations

‘Foreign capital inflow can’t solve Nigeria’s problems’

Help! My breasts are small

Bauchi: I’ll contest against Yuguda in 2011 – Gadi

Sanusi hits banks again

It takes more than treating patients to be a good doctor – Prof Oladipo Akinkugbe

Bad news from the House of Representatives

Brazil’s President ends African tour with new deals

Down on the turf, manufacturers struggle for survival

I am her parents’ gardener, but she loves me

A remedy for an unnecessary bias

Controversy dogs Star promo as deaf and dumb ‘winner’ battles Nigerian Breweries

At 28, only one man has ever proposed to me, yet I cannot marry him (2)

Link between inactivity and obesity queried

New injury setback for Hargreaves

Red card robbed me of second Player of the Year award -Weah

Many are ignorant of the fortunes in charcoal export – MD, Jocarol Nigeria Limited

Why you need a personal coach (4)

Youths’ involvement in kidnapping condemnable

Let’s talk about size

Let sleeping ex-presidents lie… down

What public fight does to your reputation

Everyday diets for common ailments

Oritsejafor unfolds agenda for CAN, praises Onaiyekan’s spirit

Why we passed a resolution against IBB’s presidential ambition – Onovo

Police arrests notorious armed robber in Rivers

AMCON bill: National Assembly sends harmonized version to Jonathan

Teachers pay: NUT orders strike in three states

Child marriage: Yerima still has case to answer, - NAPTIP

Kantin Kwari fire incident: Kano donates N250 million to victims

FIFA shortlists Ayew, two others for best young player award

US and Russian ‘spy-swap plane‘ lands in Vienna

Suicide attack kills 45 people in Pakistan

Court orders halt to trial of Congolese warlord

Detained American attempts suicide in North Korean jail

Tennis star, Nadal becomes shareholder at Real Mallorca

Google to resume gathering of map data in S’Africa, three others

Thursday, July 08, 2010

UK court jails three Nigerians, Dutch national over sham marriage

Gulf oil spill’s impact on Tampa, Florida industries

NPA to take faulty floating dock to Ghana for repairs

Swiss watchmaker frets over high gold prices

China rolls out tax on oil, gas sales

Italian summer sales flop

South African manufacturing growth slows

Egypt: Competition authority to consider maritime service complaints

Commission welcomes European Parliament’s approval for maritime passenger rights

Nigeria pledges support for Uganda’s petroleum industry

‘Nigerian content law will promote indigenous capacity’

Shell Marine Products to collaborate with Shanghai Maritime University

Australian employment surges over forecast

Apple to open second flagship store in China

Poverty alleviation programmes promote capital flight

Singapore, US partner on maritime exercise

Brazil sugar ports under strain

Reps fault Nigeria-Sao Tome development deal

NRC workers protest over fresh retrenchment

Dubai Customs foils bid to smuggle chemical substances

Mozambican government to build new deep water port in Maputo

Unclaimed Dividends: Shareholders task companies‘ boards

German imports, exports rise sharply

BP dampens hope of early leak fix

IMF raises 2010 world GDP forecast

National container deposit scheme to be assessed

‘Tourism capable of building national wealth’

Jonathan wants further amendment to budget

Ex-gov aspirant remanded over N12m fraud

Moderate beer parlour operation in Lagos

PHCN, are transformer for sale?

Increasing indigenous participation in seafaring

TVS motorcycles to expand beyond Nigeria

Nigeria to establish investment fund with Iran, Bangladesh, others

Tyre manufacturing: FG to introduce new tariff regime

Dangote Noodles targets brand distinction, unveils 3 TVCs

Investors fault CBN, SEC on regulation

How UI won PAU’S hub for West Africa

Environment ministry creates desk to boost bamboo production

Money transfer: UBA partners MTN

Debt relief needed to help Zimbabwe – IMF

Open letter to President Jonathan

Bank directors caution CBN on sale of banks

Qualiserve signs deal on fibre products, others

Paper industry: Embattled sector in fresh search for revamp

ASI sheds 1.19% as blue chips record losses

LG distributes 6,400 bags of fertiliser

$4.3bn grant: Poor disbursement worries World Bank, others

NECO insists on use of security personnel for examinations

Superbrands to unveil 2010 most successful brands

‘Corruption hinders port development’

Not a one-man show

PHCN, save Ikoti ‘O’ line from electrocution

Cleansing the rot in Nigerian sport

Webb to officiate final

German fans want oracle octopus roasted

NBA: Udoh injured, Alabi home-bound

NPL fines Enyimba

Bio praises Delhi 2010 preparations

Dike wants changes in Premier League

Europe favourites for Ryder Cup –Monty

14 Heads of State to grace final

PH fans praise Jonathan over ban reversal

Davis Cup: Spain aim for hat-trick

Ogaba points way forward for Nigerian football

Nervy Almunia worries Wenger

Kenya ready to welcome Semenya

35 teams for FCT 2010 league

IEI hockey: Sunshine, Delta to flick off finals

World Cup: Bora slams Nigeria, hails Ghana

Bopara eyes England recall

League: NPL promises to improve officiating

Who do we ban next?

Getting sharper photos with manual mode

Sorrow in House of Commotion as Mama T passes on

NFF: Ekpo wants corrupt officials jailed

Development partners donate $80m to Nigeria for poll

Zoning not rigid, northern govs insist

PDP crises caused by godfathers – Nwodo

N1.4bn scandal: EFCC to send operatives to S’Africa

2011: AC, others shortlist Ribadu, el-Rufai as candidates

Phone theft: Teenager ordered to clean court premises

Two men arraigned for N1.5m theft

Man robs family, rapes three sisters

Ondo PDP flays Mimiko for constructing 2.25km road with N2.8bn

Alao-Akala, Nwodo in stormy meeting

N55m bribe: ICPC drags Osuji, Wabara to S’ Court

Jega promises credible voter register

Constitution review: States fail to submit resolutions

Why I was invited, released by EFCC — Ogun Speaker

Health workers’ strike worries Edo NMA

VP inaugurates implementation committee on police reform

Police arrest pastor for buying stolen car

I can function without a deputy — Gov. Orji

Nigeria to involve businessmen, NGOs in peace operations

Reps ask defence ministry to review retirement of 79 officers

Corps members take oath nationwide

Court awards N150m damages against Navy

Maitama Sule counsels judiciary on fairness

Obasanjo, Daniel hold ‘frank discussion’

Women urged to declare independence from tobacco

Confusion as Bayelsa gets two deputy governors

Eviction of ambassador: Court fixes July 20 for tussle on disputed property

‘FG’s rebranding must start from education sector’

Making a fortune from block making

Akpata lauds public schools in Edo

Commission wants acceleration of nomadic education

EC seeks crackdown on W’African drug syndicates

Minimum wage now N17,000 monthly

When the day after tomorrow has come

German fans want revenge grilling of oracle octopus

European Commission seeks crackdown on West Africa drug syndicates

Crime rate has dropped in Abuja-Minister

Two men arraigned over N1.5m theft

Police arrest pastor for buying stolen car in Ondo

Appeal Court adjourns Ebebi‘s case till October 13

Court awards N150m damages to man beaten by naval ratings

Court orders teenager to clean court premises over alleged phone theft

2011: Don’t use state resources for campaign, AC tells Jonathan

Constitution review suffers setback

Angry Alao-Akala storms out of Nwodo office

IMF raises global economic growth forecast

Britain jails three Nigerians, Dutch over sham marriage

Mobil raises alarm over oil spill compensation

Teachers urge Oni to stop paying colleagues TSS

Zoning arrangement can’t determine Jonathan’s fate –PDP youths

US to access Europeans‘ bank data in new deal

UK man finds huge Roman coins horde

Solar-powered plane lands safely after 26-hour flight

Fresh bombings hit Iraq pilgrims

US court moves ‘Russian spies‘ ahead of prisoner swap

Bomb plot: Police arrests three people in Norway

Lazio targets Obinna Nsofor

IMF: Debt relief needed to help Zimbabwe

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Delhi 2010: Emedolu criticises preparations

Iran snub FIFA

Enyimba win Globacom league

Koscielny joins Arsenal

Falconets head for Germany

Ex-players call for stakeholders

AWC: Falcons won’t disappoint in S‘Africa – Ebi

Afren strikes oil in Ebok

CSR: Centrica boosts fight against HIV/AIDS

Obama revives push for deepwater drilling ban

Ghanaian govt rewards players

Tabarez accepts defeat

Nigeria to import four billion litres of petrol in Q3

New Escravos/Warri Gas Pipeline: Why contractors abandoned site

Jubilee on track to deliver first oil by December

Tullow continues active African drilling programme

I’m ready for probe –Uchegbulam

Phil Mickelson eyes top spot

Seacom Internet cable to East Africa disrupted

Senate refuses to appropriate fund for Gombe by-pass project

United want Sneijder – Inter

Obakpolor reveals problem of Nigerian football

We pioneered implementation of Nigerian Content Act –Brass LNG boss

Nigeria plans August round

Statoil sells communication network to HitecVision

US firm moves to check oil spill in Niger Delta

Lawmaker wants Maradona’s statue erected

City target Podolski

Govt demolishes structure at NUJ Press Centre

World Bank appoints consultant for Nigeria‘s road management

Nigeria has 18 million housing units’ shortage –Minister

PDP leadership, Melaye, others in secret meeting

Van Persie out to emulate Maradona

Gallas sticks knife into Domenech

EU carbon permits fall to six-week low

BP spill costs raised to $33bn – Bernstein

Public sector pensions need reform –Commission

Amazon inaugurates UK grocery Website

Cape plans to expand Australia operation – CEO

Shell completes sale of downstream businesses in Greece

EFCC levels fresh charge against Adavi LG boss

Osoba, Falana, groups hold rally against rigging

ACN to present presidential candidate in July

Fighting crime hinders Police’s participation in sports – AIG

Nobody can stop Holland this time – Marvijk

Borders inaugurates e-bookstore

LG boss advises workers against participating in politics

2011: Jonathan must contest, ex-militants insist

‘Reps’ crisis, part of democratic evolution’

US service sector growth slows in June

Disu hails ban reversal

Sani: Senate to receive report next week

Five traditional wrestlers ready for Niamey event

Pastor in trouble for alleged impersonation

New wage: VON DG seeks involvement of private media

Amuwo Odofin LG presents N1m cheque to kidney patient

Foster Wheeler wins contract for Cameroon LNG project

China plans new resource tax in restive western areas

Consumer loans continue to improve in Q1

Apple bans ‘fraudulent‘ developer from iTunes

Sanusi laments growing credit to govt

Total buys UTS to boost output in Canadian oil sands

Reliance invites contractors to develop oil, gas blocks

Abiola’s daughter urges N’ Assembly to ensure INEC’s independence

Provost urges Oritsejafor to unite Christians, Muslims

Reps give minister 90 days to fix Lagos, Abuja airports

40 athletes set for Kenya meet

Ex-militants protest in Abuja

I wasn’t fully fit – Forlan

Members of PPA should stand up, please!

M&S sales rise in first quarter

Forum faults call for postponement of 2011 elections

Constitution review: Speakers submit amendments to N’Assembly today

Dumping of zoning: It’s a welcome development –Northern youths,Tapgun

2011: Controversy trails Osun PDP panel

Union workers plead for funds to fuel vehicles

Making a success of Mass Transit Revolving Fund

Nigeria expresses concern over renewed violence in Kosovo

China won‘t dump US treasuries

Russia, US plan spy exchange

NAPTIP and Yerima’s new license

When will Bankole apologise to the rest of us?

Antibiotic may increase risk of dangerous potassium levels in seniors

Collins vows to keep on running

FEC orders review of 376 agreements between Nigeria, other nations

Ugboaja sponsors 17 for US collegiate b’ball

My Pikin: Judge refuses application to reopen factory

UN agency pledges assistance on development challenges

Oyo crisis: Police charge six suspects to court

Sibling risk-taking in the big leagues

Police kill three kidnappers, rescue Senator’s brother

Chevron discovers gas offshore Australia

Coal India may use planned fund to buy mines overseas

US stocks climbs over earnings outlook

Why we partially privatised NPA – BPE

‘Qualified personnel needed to develop insurance sector’

Serious mental illness can take toll on life span

Growing opportunity in taxi business

Europe imposes caps on banker bonuses

Extradite Akingbola now, FG tells UK

Man arraigned for destroying council boss’ car

NSE‘s ASI rises by 22% in six months

Union Homes records N1.67bn loss

BP chief in Abu Dhabi to court investors

Despite poor services, PHCN increases tariff by 27.5%

Iba-LASU Road collapse: Residents, commuters count losses

Family feud over Mendel’s manuscript on the laws of heredity

Pension: Stakeholders disagree over military’s exit bid

Oyo moves to check ‘mushroom’ private schools

Jonathan holds dinner for Clark, others

No room for overage players in Eaglets – Odigie

PDP dumped zoning in 2002 – Nwodo

Taiwo rejects new Marseille deal

A season of presidential blunders

Errands tomorrow? sleep may help you remember

Of decision reversal syndrome and Jonathan’s anger at Super Eagles

City of ‘married bachelors’

Nasa space shuttle firm to cut 1,000 jobs

Abyei killings intended to upset Sudan referendum official light

Federal Character, bane of national development

Lagosians lament suspension of road projects

Nigeria’s international leadership

Foreign aid and poor accountability

Kalu set to return to PDP

Labour Party: Mimiko and challenges of internal democracy

Sex with recent smallpox vaccine recipient can lead to illness

Why Nigerians, others have low IQs —Study

EFCC Arrests Prison Comptroller For Defrauding Contractors of N51

Oyo police foil attempt to kidnap expatriate in Ibadan

Panic as militants block Abuja road

Post-amnesty: 300 ex-militants besiege Abuja over non-registration

Stakeholders’ deliberate on health promotion, MDGS

Zoning has been jettisoned in PDP – Nwodo

Northern leaders in PDP forged zoning for their selfish interests—AREWA Youth Forum

French court convicts ex-Panama‘s leader, Manuel Noriega

Prosecutors to investigate Sarkozy campaign donation

Deji: Adesida family denies presenting candidates to kingmakers

Workers protest neglect in C’River college of education

World Cup fallout: Ghana calls for FIFA rule change

Gay asylum seekers win UK appeal

China executes top Chongqing official for corruption

UK troops in Afghanistan ‘to move out of Sangin‘

Five miners killed in S’ Africa mine accident

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

European success delights Platini

Jonathan promises rapid development of Niger Delta

German octopus predicts Spain will win trophy

Seized assets: Judge refuses Atuche’s application

IAAF clears Semenya

FG inaugurates Presidential Committee on Football Development

Chime’s sister-in-law arraigned for N14m fraud

Jonathan asks Senate to upgrade Police Academy

DStv League: Royal Hoopers to host play-off

NFF moves elections to December

SERVICOM gets new boss in Ekiti

Woman, sister found dead in Ibadan

Corruption: Jonathan asks clerics to assist govt

‘Nwodo‘s emergence as PDP chairman has united S’East’

Kebbi spends N15.5m on animal vaccination

200 AC aspirants seek elective positions in Ekiti

Our investment has paid off – Zuma

FG inaugurates committee on emission reduction

Environment: FG seals four mining companies

Displaced persons: FG to establish agency on job creation

Upsets good for football –Blatter

LP dismisses purported 2013 governorship poll in Ekiti

Ondo farmers allege plan to stop multi-billion naira projects

FG evolves policy on integration of disabled persons

Police arrest 32 suspects over CCB burglary

Envoy decries Nigerians’ involvement in kidnapping in Malaysia

Oil spill: Shell appeals against N15bn judgment

MKO Abiola, simply unforgettable —Daniel

Drug abuse among youths worries NDLEA

Commercial bus driver commits suicide in Ibadan

AC chieftain tasks Jega over new voter register

I’m not interested in NFF job – Amiesimaka

Fraser to miss Delhi 2010

Police nab fake recruitment officer

Group faults FIRS on proposed tax bill

Bharti Airtel targets $500m revenue in Nigeria

Ezekwesili tasks media on reports about Africa

Morales to face Limond

Graduates warned of record 70 applicants for every job

France Telecom seeks to conquer emerging markets

‘How CBN’s N150bn lifeline can impact on manufacturing’

FIFA to monitor Nigeria over interference

Leadership crisis rocks CAN in Oyo

Reps adopt salary structure for National Assembly workers

FG commends IITA for adding value to cassava

Group urges greater commitment to anti-malaria war

Jonathan warns Army against ethnic sentiments

‘Now, broadcast stations will pay royalty to artistes’

N10bn tax evasion: EFCC quizzes Arik chairman

Why govt was angry with NFF – Bio

Hyundai rolls out new lightweight Sonata

NHIS wants state laws to support health scheme

African countries take lead in overall MDG progress

N1bn loan: Kebbi inaugurates committees

Superiority tussle: Ogun monarchs may clash

Sani: Group faults NAPTIP

Woods shoots 79 in Ireland

D-8: Sanusi wants financial surveillance strengthened

Australian government under attack over mine tax revenue

Refreshing business ideas through retreats

Inter snub City’s Balotelli bid

De-United workers protest retrenchment

D-8 programmes: FG woos private sector

Nigeria loses N400bn yearly to paper products importation

FG sets up committee to harmonise HOS, FCSC functions

Bendtner worry for Arsenal

Nigerians should visit Army museum – Mark

Ideas for a positive workforce

Asian markets gloomy over global recovery

BP shares rise, board says no to stock issuance

Powell out to break Bolt’s records

CAN seeks solution to kidnapping

Reps not sure of FOI bill — Committee chairman

Let the best candidate emerge as President

Standard Chartered sees opportunities in Nigeria

Re-Reduction in number of subjects to be registered for SSCE

Panel recommends immunisation against pneumonia

Government officials and low self-esteem

Expert cautions against self-medication

Automakers, FG may clash over N10bn grant

Coscharis to increase market share with BMW X1

DN Tyre advises motorists on blow-outs

New sanctions hurt Iranian businesses in Dubai

EFCC invites Lulu, Ogunjobi, others over N1.4bn scandal

Community seeks govts’ intervention on flooding

Post-amnesty: Ex-militants write rehabilitation exam

Apapa GRA becoming a slum — AGRA

Police arrest LUTH contractor with 66 dead babies

Facebook influenced my U-turn on national teams’ ban — President

Luanda, costliest place for expatriates – Report

Expressway gridlock: Air passengers fume over missing flights

Appeal court begins hearing in PDP factions’ suit

NSE: Appeal court strikes out Dangote’s application

Abiola: Unsung hero of democracy

Israel to indict soldier over Gaza

Neglect of veterinary medicine: Don Canvasses review of NAFDAC Act

Abortion: Illegal, yet commonplace in Nigeria

Tackling defilement and killing of children

How not to represent Nigerians

Egbe Idimu LCDA, complete our roads

GDP grows by 7.23 per cent in Q1

Pensioners’ ordeal at Alausa, Lagos

The need to salvage the NIPP

The ban that should never have been

Bill proposes life imprisonment for terrorists, kidnappers

Ministry to partner police, judiciary on prisons decongestion

FIFA endorses ‘new’ NFF board

Banking stocks drive indices in bullish trading

Global stocks rally as NSE’s ASI rebounds

BP spill now hitting all Gulf states – Officials

Police nab fake recruitment officer in Ondo

Simple steps to achieving paradigm shift in your work

Timaya, others for Cadbury’s candy show

Naija sings enters second season

How to replace DVD drives in desktop computers

How to fix overheating laptops

NBBF names Sani Ahmed as D’Tigers coach

‘Entrepreneurship will checkmate kidnapping’

Computerising your wheel balancing, alignment workshop

FG, Total, others invest $700m in Brass LNG project

UAC withdraws N340m suit against LASAA

EFCC to arraign Gov Chime’s sister in-law over N14m fraud

Commercial driver commits suicide in Ibadan

Rate of drug abuse among youths worries NDLEA

NHIS urges state Assemblies to compel government involvement

Appeal court strikes out Dangote’s application

Climate Change: FG, Niger task scientists on rice varieties

Child marriage: Group slams NAPTIP’s clearance of Yerima

Oyo moves to check proliferation of ‘mushroom’ private schools

NFF move elections to December

Obama to hold talks with Netanyahu in Washington

Thai government extends emergency rule

Bus driver shoots dead six labourers in Egypt

ADB to trim Africa 2010 growth forecast

Monday, July 05, 2010

A‘Ibom, computer society partner on ICT development

Interpol asks Web surfers to help catch fugitives

2011: ATCON to task presidential aspirants on ICT agenda

India treatens to ban BlackBerry, Skype

Mobile developers see collaboration as major tool

Airtel makes Facebook’s mobile site free

Microsoft inaugurates new battery technology

Vision 2020: MTN to assist FG

Google to fix YouTube flaw exploited by hackers

ITEC to create opportunities for SMEs

ICT development‘ll tackle poverty - Zinox boss

Complete NITEL sale, experts tell FG

NCC lottery ban: Glo says new promo duly registered

Standard Chartered partners Liverpool FC on sponsorship

Market reopens on a bearish note

Ondo threatens OSOPADEC workers over transfer

Human capital development, greatest asset of organisations – Experts

‘Citibank committed to exploiting global knowledge’

Stockbrokers endorse Access Investment Funds‘ management strategy

Naira gains on oil dollar inflow

Kenya to borrow $453m from World Bank

Oviosu becomes NIA’s deputy chairman

Cooperatives are pivotal to employee development – ILO

Enabling environment essential to leasing industry survival

How to give negative feedback well

Treaty crisis: Insurers decry premium losses to foreign reinsurers

Power: Contractors abandon Escravos/Warri Gas Pipeline

EFCC carries fight against corruption to real estate sector

Bharti Airtel set to invest N75bn in Zain

Switzerland to intensify trade relations with Asean

Customs seize textile materials, fake drugs

NCAA grounds Chanchangi Airlines

Colorado gets $400m for ‘new energy economy‘

US transport secretary backs high-speed railway

Bulgaria records sharpest drops in retail trade

Diplomatic corps raises questions on ECFA

Low carbon public transport gets government support

FG’s spending on fuel subsidy hits N120bn

Obama approves $1.85bn of solar funding

Fashion boutique as alternative income earner

CBN approves N150bn bail-out package for manufacturers

Supply constraints boost sugar prices

Kidnapped Ondo PDP chairman released

Jonathan’s visit: Balogun asks dep gov to apologise to Olubadan

Pele, Kuffour praise B’Stars

World, European player awards merge

Uruguay plan to stop Robben

Bandits invade Plateau village

Guineans protest loss by presidential hopeful

Britain, Germany, UAE airports ‘refuse fuel to Iran jets‘

Opposition strike over fuel price distrupts flights

Attempted murder: Court awaits DPP on Alake’s aide’s case

Weah backs Holland, Germany for final

Germany clash will be like final – Torres

Holland bank on Sneijder

It‘s sad to see Hodgson go – Etuhu

2011: Zoning is not rigid — Gov. Aliyu

Burglars raid Code of Conduct Bureau’s office

Ferry capsizes in Bangladesh, dozens missing

New York airport terminal cleared after anonymous call

Indian opposition parties call strike over fuel prices

Turkey threatens diplomatic break with Israel over raid

‘Militancy is responsible for piracy in Niger Delta’

Reps’ brawl: Bankole apologises to pupils

Constitution review: Mark, Speakers’ meeting cancelled

Vermaelen targets trophies

Federer drops in world rankings

Taye Taiwo not for sale – Marseille

McEnroe backs Nadal to win US Open

N9bn scam: ICPC summons PML

Maternal mortality: Agency deploys 2,400 midwives to rural areas

Oyo suspends exit from LAUTECH

High chief charged with rape of minors

Israel publishes new Gaza blacklist

Komorowski wins Polish election, reforms in focus

Re: N2.3bn scam: Presidency denies receipt of EFCC’s report on House

59 journalists killed since Jan 2010 – Report

Re: Rethinking microfinance strategies

Expert canvasses for development-based researches

Pirates hijack tanker in Red Sea

Police parade two trans-border robbery suspects in Lagos

NDLEA re-arrests ex-convicts

Oritsejafor emerges new CAN president

FG warns against sabotage of post-amnesty programmes

Rice waiver: Lagos PDP flays AC over selective criticisms

Protesting youths want NFF probed

Edwards sends warning to Idowu

Wrestlers shine at African meet

AC, others to form new party party

...decision will boost Nigerian football – Adamu

HIV status: Lagos charges firm with employee’s dismissal

Lafiaji heads for Appeal court

Assets: EFCC moves to stop Akingbola

NDLEA urges Ekiti monarchs to step up drug war

FG, NMA urge striking doctors to suspend strike

Oyo pays N73.2m compensation to dislodged farmers

Eat your vegetables, but not too many

Bankole’s House of commotion

Science Education: Dean urges less emphasis on theories

Somali president pleads for help

Ex-Bosnian leader’s extradition hearing begins

Nigeria’s arable land under threat – Agency

Celebration of failure at 50

Oyo teachers turn students back as strike begins

UNESCO, others float institute on varsity governance in Africa

Re: taking Nigeria’s charity abroad

Queen Elizabeth II to address UN General Assembly

NANS declares ‘war’ against Ekiti govt over tuition

The great Nigerian delusion

Roadmap for credible elections in 2011

LASG faults use of civil defence personnel to monitor exams

Directorate charges parents on child upbringing

FMBN does not allocate land or sell government houses

Stem the influx of sub-standard goods

Preempting Soyinka’s birthday, Ayo Mogaji on red carpet

British royals’ spending cut by £3m

Depression affects new fathers, too

Peering over the fortress that is the mighty cell

EFCC arraigns two for fraud, forgery

Child marriage: No case against Sani — NAPTIP

Development: Why Nigerians, others have low IQs —Study

Nigeria bows to FIFA ...NFF apologises to Jonathan, other Nigerians

PDP to commence online registration of members

Onigbinde, Chukwu hail FG over ban reversal

Delhi 2010: Boxing coach targets gold

‘Nigeria needs good leadership, not zoning’

A corrupt judge is more dangerous than an armed robber – Oyetibo

Police arrest armed robbery suspects for driving against traffic

Pedestrian dies crossing Ikorodu Road

Judge dismisses ANPP’s suit

‘Ugbane, Elumelu must face trial’

In Kalu’s PPA, things fall apart

Inyang: Confusion trails release of former minister by force headquarters

Oluyole Free Trade Zone: Oyo pays N73.2m compensations to dislodged farmers

Iranian passenger jets ‘refused fuel‘

Foreign investors eye Nigerian power sector

Court arraigns Ilesa high chief over rape of two minors

Bankole apologises, begs traumatised students to visit House again

EFCC drags two to court in Ogun over fraud, forgery

FG drops S‘ Eagles ban -Report

Gaza raid: Turkey threatens to cut diplomatic ties with Isreal

Komorowski leads Polish presidential poll

BP oil spill costs exceed $3bn mark

Brazil‘s CBF shortlists five candidates to replace Dunga

Sunday, July 04, 2010

IBA, Land Use Act and challenges ahead

‘Why Gani Fawehinmi still lives on’

Set up special court to try rapists

Jonathan, give Nigerian youths employment

Let’s recall the lawbreakers

Entertainment industry: Why Michael Jackson sells more in death

Open letter to the CBN governor

Graft, judiciary and election petitions

Pensioners deserve better attention

FG, create Lagos pensioners’ verification centre

Telecoms growth: Experts seek urgent harmonisation of multiple, illegal taxes

Speakers ask FG to expedite action on constitution review

Pirates release 12 hostages

Sacked Kwara CJ heads for S’Court

...stops oil firm from reducing funds in banks

NUJ, others plan war against fake journalists

Buruji: Court restrains EFCC, bank over N4.5bn debt

Germany 2010: FIFA set to replace Nigeria

Paraguay coach slams ref

Namibia rejects Absa’s bid for control of Capricorn

CCDI trains stakeholders on climate change

Noise pollution: Lagos orders removal of outside speakers in religious houses

Buffett donates $1.93bn in shares to charities

Oil falls to three-week low as recovery fears mount

Missed penalty: Gyan lacked mental strength – Wenger

Fayemi berates Oni over state’s teaching hospital

Kaka was not fit for duty – Doctor

Toyota to recall Lexuses in US, Japan

Makinde urges FG, states to invest in real estate

Zinox inaugurates e-learning technology

Climate change: ‘Funding must be effective’

Ukraine agrees to new $14.9bn IMF loan arrangement

Fabregas is desperate for Barcelona deal – Pique

‘Zlatan happy at Barca’

EFCC detains Briton for duping Fashanu N60m

Insufficient jobs set the stage for slowdown in US recovery

Hackers target Microsoft Windows XP support system

Digging gold out of e-waste

Mobile users to switch networks in December

Abeokuta South begins monthly environmental sanitation, road rehabilitation

Bharti to invest $100m in Niger by 2012

BP set to increase oil-capture rate

Nadal reclaims Wimbledon crown in style

Argentina’s defeat a kick in the face – Maradona

Ban: Laloko backs Jonathan

Onoura named Ethiopia coach

Oyo teachers begin strike today, AC kicks

Lagos transfers suspected kidnappers to Abuja

Barton Biggs reduces investments by half on recession

Main One dwarfs SAT-3, sub-Saharan Africa satellite capacity

‘More professionals needed to teach architecture in universities’

ATOPCON moves to equip town planners, others

Motorola renames ahead of handset spinoff

Apple says iPhones overstate signal strength

Lekki-Epe road: LCC to begin tolls collection in August

How N200bn stimulus package can rescue housing industry – REDAN

NCC, NESREA to set regulatory boundaries

Ogunkeye, Rotary DG, promises to tackle poverty, illiteracy

LP chief warns aspirants against campaign of calumny

Jimenez wins French Open

NFF sacks Lulu, Ogunjobi to appease FG

Spain deports 59 Nigerians over drugs, other crimes

‘Why cocoa bean supply is falling’

MAN tasks FG on economic implications of kidnapping

Nigerian investors can buy rescued banks –Aganga

New refineries to reduce unemployment –Oniwon

MPC meets today on second half economic blueprint

Man in trouble for buying land from ‘ghost’

Canon in strategic partnership with Panabiz

Commissioner, others stranded for 10 hours on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Banks’ crisis: Mergers and acquisitions to be concluded in Q3 –CBN

An empty threat called FIFA’s wrath

Speaker advocates overhauling of emergency agencies

Consider suffering Nigerians –NARD tells striking doctors

Communal crisis: 10 houses set on fire in Delta

Unlawful detention: AIG urges victims to sue

Development inseparable from security – Jonathan

Gunmen kidnap Ondo PDP chairman, driver

Oyo ANPP moves to check defection

Five firms present scorecards to the NSE

‘Electoral malpractices, obstacles to development’

Confusion as Air Nigeria aircraft makes emergency landing in Lagos

‘Order CP to open deputy gov’s office’

NSE adjusts NB, ETI and CCNN for dividend

Ondo indigenes celebrate 500 years of Osemawe dynasty

Activists, groups write Jonathan on N’Delta oil spills

2011 election: Aspirant warns against violence

NSE lists Union Homes’ REITS

Bank of China to raise up to $8.9bn in share issue

Onaolapo joins CIIN governing council

CIIN, NUC partner on insurance in universities

IMF, World Bank support debt relief for Congo

Rescued banks: Acquisition amid atmosphere of doubts

‘Africa funds attracted nearly $500m in H1’

Union Bank, Ecobank removed from NSE Banking 10 Index

Lagos PDP, APGA differ on party deregistration

Senate accuses presidential panel of N1.23bn fraud

Four-day power cut imminent in Ibadan, others

Speculators encroach on 56 schools’ lands in Oyo

Northern politicians to meet July 15 over zoning

Constitution review: Amaechi harps on true federalism

CBN comfortable with naira-dollar exchange rates – Sanusi

Inter-bank rates climb on big cash outflow

‘Late budgets, poor implementation hamper development’

Kenya Treasury rejects MPs’ vote for big pay rise

Insurance claims: Protecting the rights of policy holders

‘NSITF has performed woefully’

Spain deports 59 Nigerians

MPC may leave interest rate unchanged at 6%

Police, NUJ, NPC set up committee to effect arrest fake journalists

NFF exco sacks Lulu, Uchegbulam, Ogunjobi

Sacked Kwara CJ heads for Supreme Court

New refineries to reduce unemployment – NNPC boss



Confusion in Lagos airport as Air Nigeria makes emergency landing

Mexico holds local elections amid drug violence fears

Hezbollah ‘mentor‘ Fadlallah dies in Lebanon

World Cup replica made of cocaine found in Colombia

Saturday, July 03, 2010

Ethnicity and religious bias may destroy Nigeria – Jonathan

Globacom may leave Ghana

Nothing mellow about Brazil’s Melo

India raises interest rates to curb inflation

US, British citizens arrested for ticket touting

US records 125,000 job losses in June

Expert laments impact of adulterators

Italy can bounce back

‘Dutch deserved win’

Giving depth to capital market through transparency, new products

Bank of China to raise $8.9bn in share issue

Sunshine Angels ready for continental challenge

South Africa declare World Cup profit

Google to buy travel software for $700m

Project monitoring as catalyst for budget implementation

Petrol tanker explosion kills 220 in Congo DR

Team talk inspired us – Sneijder

Misplaced patriotism

Dancing with Black Stars

Robinho blames defeat on concentration

Crime: Police arrest 328 suspects in Rivers

Gunmen kill commercial motorcyclist, abduct school children

Lonadek calls for more investments in human capacity development

Dollar drops against euro on US jobs report

DStv League: All-Star players battle in Kaduna

NICO partners army over indigenous languages

Toyota’s planned recall may cost $228m –report

Nigeria commends IITA over strides in cassava production

Pensioners grieve over poor screening method

Group calls for adherence to moral instruction

Ban: Erico happy with decision

Preparations must start now –Ikpeba

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Why I am no longer a Christian (1)

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‘Nigerians’ve abandoned tribal, regional politics’

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Handball federation approves events

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National Library for completion in 22 months – FG

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Invest in education – FG, Senate urge private sector

Male antelopes scare partners into sex

Ahh, the sweet sound of music training

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Australia plans to reduce new mining tax

Experts canvass legal framework, sanctions to revive capital market

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Super Eagles: Spirit of a failed state

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Two bag 21 years imprisonment for stealing okada, N1, 800 in Ogun

Friday, July 02, 2010

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‘It’s 14 months and I’m still searching for my missing son’

IFC invests $175m in Ecobank

I was not suprised when I won the Hip-Hop Awards –Terry tha Rapman

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Nigerian emerges world’s best child model

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Siasia joins Heartland

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Evan Enwerem University needs overhaul

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My husband is unfriendly to my family

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Korean embassy to lift Nigerian athletes to taekwondo meet

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SAHCOL restructures, sacks 150 workers

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APC PRO management pack makes debut

Power outage to be a thing of the past at airports – Minister

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UK, G.Dynamics in $750m armoured vehicle deal

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Complete Sports clocks 25, builds classrooms for public school

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Votes must count in 2011 –LG boss

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Nigeria needs strong economy as pillar of democracy – NACCIMA

NBC gets dealers’ commendation over World Cup promo

Ogun halts teachers’ planned strike with mass promotion

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Foundation involves pupils in developmental process

ICC report unveils high level trade protectionism among G-20 nations

Foundation donates computers, generator to school

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Aspirant advises lawmakers on effective communication

Omisore seeks support for the less privileged

S’West speakers express doubt about success of 2011 elections

Senate committee counsels Northern governors

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Arab NGOs to boost Nigeria-Niger initiatives

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FG to clean up Ondo oil spill sites – Mimiko

Virgin Blue to integrate long-haul airline

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Ex-BP boss to lead Whitehall reform

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D8 countries seek to increase $68bn trade

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FG directs DMO to seek cheaper sources of fund

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EU banks’ muted demand for short-term loans boosts euro

Angola, Portugal strengthen maritime cooperation

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Stocks fall as South African rand weakens against dollar

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CSR: Cussons Baby extends campaign to crèches

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N’Assembly to cut 2010 budget by N600bn

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China’s manufacturing growth slows

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Pay arrears to Kwara pensioners –Appeal court

Ekweremadu lists criteria for state creation

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Ekiti dep governor condoles with late journalist’s family

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Constitution amendments not thorough — Imoke

Four suspected robbers burnt in Ogun

Clark demands release of Al-Mustapha, others

Allowances: NBA threatens to sue National Assembly

Osun resident doctors begin strike

Senators chide FG on N10bn independence anniversary budget

Badagry legislature suspends council’s vice–chairman

Teenager found dead on tree in Lagos

2011 presidency: Northern govs seek emphasis on competence

We’ve revoked Aondoakaa’s visa – US

UN Security Council: Global peace, collective responsibility –FG

Ondo establishes family courts in 18 LGAs

All the CBN needs is good cause

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Onosode counsels FG on credible elections

Cultural development, key to national growth — Isola

Reps reject Jonathan’s ban on Super Eagles

BP oil spill hits a somber record as Gulf‘s biggest

Police quiz Alake, three others, over attack on retired police boss

PPA crisis deepens as Chukwumerije quits

War crimes trial orders Naomi Campbell to testify in Charles Taylor’s trial

Allowances: NBA to sue lawmakers

South-West Speakers demand implementation of Electoral Reforms before 2011 polls

Police disrupt protest against Kwara PHCN

AC predicts change in football following Jonathan’s decision

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Clark demands immediate release of Al-Mustapha, others

FG ‘ill soon clean up oil spill areas of Ondo - Mimiko

Africa has $1.7 trillion potential wealth -Study

Petraeus vows to protect Afghan civilians

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US surgeon jailed for seven years in Australia

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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APC develops modular power distribution system

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Bayelsa floats N50bn bond

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