The Punch News Archive for August 2010

Monday, August 30, 2010

Gastroenteritis deaths blamed on dearth of officials

Ekiti NYSC begins house-to-house security sensitisation

Fire destroys shops, goods in Lokoja

Singapore to invest $44bn in rail

Optimism returns to Australian farming

Asaba airport workers for local, foreign training

Ekiti intellectuals behind my govt’s image problem – Oni

Uncertainty in LAUTECH as NUC’s ultimatum expires Thursday

Jonathan: South-West’s decision best for Nigeria – Omisore

Court grants Akingbola N500m bail

‘PC industry‘s woes could mean bargains’

Resourcery, CommScope consider infrastructure solution for public sector

NBS urged to capture data of displaced persons

‘Transport Corp benefited from strong demand’

European poultry production projected to grow by 8%

... Jonathan urges Ogoni to cooperate with UN assessment team

BlackBerry’s RIM avoids India ban, offers solutions

Nokia to inaugurate enterprise server

South-East governors seek FG’s intervention on water supply

Traditional Birth Attendants still relevant – Pate

JTF attack on Bayelsa community unlawful, says ERA

Police warn against relationship websites

At last, Oyo schools reopen

Commissioner canvasses girl-child education

New NBA boss advises FG on anti-graft war

Ismaily blame loss on Ramadan fast

RCom opens 3G Innovation Lab

Experts to address spectrum management challenges

BCC records N9.4bn profit

Oil spill funds: Environmentalists condemn agitation

Airlines back in profit in second quarter

Oil price rise in Asian trade

Unemployment database: Lack of funds stalls implementation

Tax evasion: Lagos seals three financial firms

Voter register: INEC to verify corps members certificates

Ogbulafor to vie for House of Reps seat

Jonathan, save Abians from kidnappers

Juwah, others to proffer ICT solutions to national insecurity

‘Enterprises well placed to face cyber threats’

Southampton sack Pardew

Eagles hit camp for Madagascar

Fuel scarcity looms in Edo

Delta returns 133 hectares of land to owners

Bank robbery threats: Police beef up security in Ado-Ekiti

Anambra: Obi goes tough on kidnappers

New NBA boss tasks government on corruption

NIC orders Lagos, doctors to resume negotiation

Cross River pays N151m compensation to community

Woman dies on Delta Airlines’ Atlanta - Lagos flight

Mancini laments misses

Hodgson wants Torres rested

FG, scrap foreign medical treatment

‘Fibre cables’ll boost TelePresence technology in Nigeria’

MTN records over 800 cases of site vandalism annually

Kudos to UI Muslim community

Oshevire’s kidnappers lower ransom demand to N20m

Benefits of professional talent hunting

KOWA Party to sensitise electorate on credible leaders

Skill as key to business growth

7-Up’s market capitalisation hits N25bn

Stocks fall on income data

FG to spend N3.28bn on NITEL casual workers

UAE companies exploring more trade opportunities in S’America

East Africa: ‘Illicit trade threatening regional industries’

Zamfara govt signs ¤1.5bn refinery project

Exclusive e-deal with Amazon is cut back

Compliance to margin exposure drags down indices

‘Why investors are interested in rescued banks’

‘Professional bodies ready to aid national development’

Job selection - Your best career options

Lagos accident: My surviving daughter, Sukarat, still missing

Intel to acquire Infineon‘s wireless division

Saraki, Kwara police, probe Eyenkorin killing

Starcomms customers get dual SIM phone

Bowen varsity restates commitment to holistic education

Space technology critical to policy sustainability — Experts

Beware of fraudulent contractors, INEC tells Jega

Begovic denies going on strike

Yobo may join Nsofor at West Ham

We’ll stop corrupt politicians, EFCC insists

We’re being sexual assaulted – Physically-challenged persons

NDLEA arrests woman with 1.525kg of cocaine

Expose Soboma’s killers, Ateke Tom urges police

Defection: Orji has betrayed Ndigbo – APGA

Presbyterian Church urges parties to shun money politics

Minimising cost of communication for small businesses

Ahead of 80th birthday, Achebe to be ushered into hall of fame

Legal Aid Council, women lawyers collaborate on Child Rights Act

Lagos to adhere to 15,886 persons per ward benchmark —LASIEC

2011: Jonathan didn’t beg IBB to step down – Presidency

How to keep your debit card PIN safe

Shooting great wedding pictures

Comfort Monday: Nadum arraigned, granted bail

Our twins died because we could not raise N100,000 hospital deposit — Woman

NFF to name Eagles coach next week

Dementieva, Oudin, Baltacha win

Don’t trust IBB, group warns Nigerians

China hails relations with North Korea

Bottled teas may not deliver on antioxidants

Tracing oil reserves to their tiny origins

Lecturer identifies character deficiency as bane of education sector

A governor in the hands of angry students

Re: Moving on to secure our votes

Landlords protest Lagos refusal to renew leases

Traditional medical practitioners partner Lagos general hospitals

Cybercrimes increasing in Nigeria, others – Report

Infertility is highly preventable – Ajayi

Nigerian, Indian companies collaborate on $600bn IT outsourcing

On the nation’s 50th independence anniversary

2011: Mobilising all Nigerians

Preparing for natural disasters

Jonathan’s power plan and the little foxes

University admission on sale?

Diaspora Bill: The joy and regrets of lawmaking (2)

Morgan Stanley gets new executive

Expert canvasses support

Financial system: Economists support creation of regulatory council

Nigerian index dips towards five-month low

Chinese bestseller slams Goldman Sachs for crisis

Kwara farmers demand release of N1bn agric loan

Energy: VP inaugurates Nigeria-Brazil cooperation working group

New Zealand’s trade balance swung to deficit in July

Balewa family denies link with pro-Jonathan campaigner

Army arrests suspected kidnapper with four human skulls

Many past Nigerian leaders are rogues – Bishop

Stop defending corrupt politicians, Osun Speaker urges lawyers

2011: Igbo group backs Jonathan, seeks fiscal federalism

USAID funds cultivation of cassava farms in Ondo

Petition against us fictitious – Plateau LG chairmen

Court grants N500m bail to Akingbola

Russian pilots abducted in Sudan‘s Darfur region

Gunman kills six people in Bratislava

Chile miners speak to loved ones for first time

Zuma asks ministers to negotiate with striking workers

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Diaspora Bill: The joy and regrets of lawmaking (1)

We’ll tackle electric power deficit

Ogun demands N4.6bn from FG on roads

Uduaghan insists on repositioning DESOPADEC

NESREA shuts more telecoms base stations in Kwara

15 foreign countries for Odu’a trade fair

NAMA to ground airlines over debts

FG to float $500m bond in September

Proper implementation, key to success of power roadmap -Experts

Ondo begins execution of new projects

PDP woos Fashola for 2011 race

Oni: Students’ union president alleges threat to life

Employment: ‘Owo poly discriminates against own graduates’

INC seeks Awolowo’s blessing for Jonathan

How to make electoral reform work — Agagu

Rep faults FG over budget process, implementation

Akure indigenes in US pledge support for Deji

Fashola urges Nigerians to be more active in politics

ACN blames cholera outbreak on failure of govt

Tension mounts in Owo over vacant stool

N100bn bond: Daniel, Egbetokun may shun debate

‘Why we are challenging jumbo pay for legislators’

Architects want govts to earmark land for mass housing

Pakistan cricketers in match-fixing scam

Margarito gets licence to fight Pacquiao

Mixed reactions trail C’River LG elections

Ibadan religious crisis

Bravo, Ogun State legislators

Fix St. Gregory Road, Lagos

2011 elections: Group cautions EFCC chairman on comments

2011: PPA condemns call for postponement of election

Gunmen kidnap Ibori’s ex-aide

Bologna sack coach

Clijsters eager to defend title

Soe Properties partners REDAN, FHA on building fair

Village excision: Bureau warns landowners, others against fraudsters

Woods keeps top world ranking

Robben could miss rest of 2010, says Bayern boss

Nigeria@50 Committee partners firm

President inspects burnt PDP headquarters

We’re supporting Jonathan, not PDP– Coalition

See what they are doing to our football

Lagos’ enterprise zones to be ready in 2011

Idris, develop other senatorial districts

Still on Police extortion

Critics, leave Fashola alone

2011: Abians will back Jonathan – Orji

‘Ogun PDP executive has come to stay’

PDP, Oshiomhole trade words over N50bn debt

Police arrest kidnappers of Balewa’s son

I’ll boost Milan attack –Ibrahimovic

Emeka Enechi dies at 40

Propertymart to rebuild Mowe community school with N35m

Firm partners IKO to market quality roofing shingles

Nigerian inter-bank rates flat on fresh inflows

Sale of banks: Analysts express divergent views

World Bank, others to boost financial literacy in Nigeria

Minister objects to biotechnology bill

UK government bonds advance on recession risk

‘Fiscal policy must mimic monetary science’

FHA commences sale of flats in Abesan Estate

QMB boss advises on quality materials, cost

Tornadoes in slim victory

Capello opens door for Becks

Disasters: NEMA urges states, LGs to establish management agencies

Labourer electrocuted in Rivers

Oyo Senatorial aspirant seeks FoI Bill

Opposition parties in disarray – PDP

Erratic power supply at Eleyele police barracks

Radio stations and dearth of news

No single good road in Ejigbo LCDA

Fashola, construct pedestrian bridge at Berger

We’re not afraid of CPC – Kano PDP

2011: US chapter of PDP backs Jonathan for presidency

Reckless drivers to pay N50,000 fine in Lagos

Cholera may spread across Nigeria — FG

Ballack can‘t save club from

Heartland restore hope

LAWMA begins green waste collection

Report on Ikeja model city plan ready

Oceanic Bank appreciates customers’ role in turnaround

Repositioning: Union Bank reassures workers on welfare

UnityKapital restates commitment to professional ethics

Computer server shipments surge in Q2 – Report

Asian stocks post weekly decline as growth concerns intensify

Architectural gems languish on California home market

Local content: Fidelity Bank, Gzi inaugurate manufacturing plant

CBN deadline: Banks, stockbroking firms engage in massive sell-off

Japan’s Noda ready to use ‘all measures’ on yen

US economic growth slows to 1.6 per cent in Spring

e-Learning: Phillips Consulting, NetDimensions partner on bandwidth challenge

Insurers explore alternative sources of revenue

Fed to act if needed – Bernanke

Spring Bank makes network expansion priority

US property market slows, prices may fall in 2012

NIA canvasses immediate implementation of building code

Sports festival: Underwriter seals deal with LOC

Sports Radio names Fagbolagun GM

US Open: Federer eyes sixth title

‘Rescued Nigerian banks’ value at risk’

PDP primaries: IBB, Atiku’ll lose – Jonathan’s aide

MOSOP rejects UN report on Ogoni oil spills

Agbaso urges Nigerians to fight societal ills

1999 Constitution contributes to Nigeria’s under-development – Fashola

Nigeria and professional praise singers

Thousands flee Indonesia volcano on Sumatra

Police arrest suspected vandal with 27 jerrycans of petrol

Alao-Akala, pay Ibadanpoly lecturers, others’ salaries

Naval rating kills policeman over girlfriend

Mindless delay of students’ results at OOU

Check excesses of BRT drivers, motorists advise LAMATA

Notting Hill Carnival gets under way in west London

Kenya defends refusal to arrest Sudanese president

Survivors, Obama mark five years of Hurricane Katrina

Police extortion on Papa-Shagamu road

Returning to the debt trap

Specific type of blood clot filter linked to complications

Maths solution: Post elusive proof, watch fireworks

Port-Harcourt demolition: Between Jonathan’s wife and Amaechi

Fraud examination: ICPC may invite 105 govt officials

Nigeria @ 50: FG begs oil firms, others for N401m donation

New NBA leadership and challenge of nation building

‘Documentary evidence is more reliable than oral’

Cap banks’ profits, remuneration – Credit administrators

Turning small printing jobs into big business

Osaze crashes with West Brom

My agenda for Nigerian football – Maigari

Niger insurance strengthens life arm to boost fund

Overseas buyers, to sustain London property market – Report

Light House delivers Alausa health complex

Why telcos engage in promos – Experts

Jonathan reiterates commitment to credible poll

Mo Ibrahim Prize 2010: Where is Africa going?

Skye Bank supports Beloxxi’s growth

CBN reforms: Assessing industrial sector’s prospects for revamp

Insurance deals head for biggest year since M&A boom

Ireland’s trade surplus narrows as imports rise by 12%

China, Japan talks to strengthen economic ties

Starcomms’ loss drops by 15.8%

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Yet another MKO birthday gone, yet an apt national memorial awaited

Cholera on the loose

Oyo State’s Oyato governor

2011: Who advocates for Nigeria?

Women should desist from presenting styles from magazines to their tailors – Lola Onabanjo

Pea sized frog found on Borneo Island

No musical instruments please, Vatican asks Britons

Massachusetts police: Shark sighting a practical joke

Kentucky champion ham fetches $1.6m for charity

Two arrested in Oregon at ‘Shop With a Cop’ day

T-shirt explains Philadelphia’s blunt speech

New ‘NFF’ board: Won’t it be as lame as others?

Ohio police chopper camera falls off, smashes cars

I won’t push to coach Super Eagles – Eguavoen

Even Jonathan is affected by HIV/AIDS – Nigerian child-activist, Owoola-Adeojo

How can a man commit adultery with his wife? – asks Chris Okotie

PDP: Outsmarting the predators

Yacht stolen from Mexico washes up on Florida Coast

Snake in electrical box causes NY hospital outage

Heartfelt letter to the President

Change of tack for Twinkul boss

Okadigbo’s wife eyes politics

Jennifer Obayuwana gets groovy

Menstrual cycle may affect reaction to breathing tube

Deola Sagoe steps up

Early steps can protect your knees, prevent later problems

Tony and Nkoyo Rapu

Titi Oseni calms down

Relieving eye pressure may slow glaucoma

Understanding the cycle of destructive thinking

Still on the Atlantic Beach Centre

Ronke Bello holds show-stopping launch

‘Biomarkers’ could spot Alzheimer’s disease early, studies suggest

Foot doctors can help diabetics avoid amputation: Study

Look who is experiencing marital blues

Ajimobi to stage bumper celebrations

Just a little belly fat can damage blood vessels

Police shake-up in Indian Kashmir amid deadly riots

What if this secret blows open?

Insecurity and the amnesty question

What next after release of kidnapped journalists?

France urges EU to threaten Iran sanctions over stoning

Rights groups: Zimbabwean police torch informal settlement

Brazilian court blocks ban on satirising politicians

Muslims, Jews still back Obama as his approval rating slips

Between physical attributes and character

Essential seeds

New beginning at 50

Jonathan and his 1,027 drummers

Firm promises 10,000 jobs

250 containers miss scanning daily –Customs

Serena’s absence gives others real U.S. Open hope

World basketball title can cap Spain’s spectacular year

Disabled person arrested for impersonating NYSC D-G

‘Strategic partnerships critical for global competiveness‘

Cement: MAN hails FG over reinstatement of backward integration policy

Fire guts PDP secretariat

Lagos to set up justice centre for child offenders

We lost a political game to Togo, says Ahmed

DStv League: Comets, Islanders in battle of wit

NDIC pays second liquidation dividends to Lead Bank depositors

Seme Customs declares war on smugglers

City tell Robinho, Adebayor to stay professional

Nadal aims to complete changing of the guard

Nigerians fed up with corruption – Buhari

Workers’ strike: Implement N18,000 minimum wage now – Unions tell Jonathan

NBC celebrates 350 broadcast stations in 18 years

FG urged to expedite action on Calabar port dredging

Fuss as Alao-Akala caucus disowns Ladoja, Balogun, others

LASU graduates decry non-issuance of certificates

Abandoned ships: FG to remove wrecks in September

Scoring goals not my problem – Chrisantus

Belgium tournament good for AKOFA League – Fani

Donor bolts with N6.2m belonging to kidney patient in India

Barca put aside transfer distractions

UEFA calls for tougher laws on corruption

Stakeholders divided over single registrar for public companies

Independence promo: Malta Gold gives 1.7 million free drinks

Fundamental human rights (2)

The Debaters set to twitter again

John Travolta and Kelly Preston to have baby boy

Golden Jubilee: National Theatre opens its door for Nollywood

2011: Waiting for Jonathan

George: Ex-militant leaders seek fg’s protection

2011: South-West PDP endorses Jonathan

‘Meet the Ambassadors’ reality series enters season two

Salma for Eviction Show!

Home-made facial care

FG awards exploration licences to 18 firms

… how they voted

Ethiopia’s Yacob relocated

A blast and a red diary

2011: Ndigbo have not decided – Nnamani

We’ve resolved 466 cases in six months – Oyo ombudsman

You are the only solution to your problem – Pa Anthony Oladipupo

We’re not overpaid in any way – Rep

Leonardo DiCaprio ‘attacker’ to face trial

From refugee camp to hip hop temple, now eying Naija music scene

Osbourne lands major film role

Musicians should rise to re-brand Nigeria – Gospel artiste

Logic and some common mistakes in reasoning (3)

Landlord in trouble for allegedly raping three-year-old

‘We’ll train world leaders’

The worst has finally happened

Osaze leads West Brom attack against Liverpool

Eyes on Mourinho as Madrid opens campaign

Once upon a hand

My husband must be cursing me in his grave

Milan race to finish deals before opener

Shoot at sight, Siasia tells Heartland players

How high will you go in heels?

Understanding cruise control

Genevieve, Nkem Owoh on list of Stingomania award

Eminem & Elton John’s ‘Most Surprising Duet’

Black nationalities dance to home music in Osogbo

UI gets N120m bonus from bookish governor

Wyclef Jean sings for Haitian president

Federation Account: Delta didn’t receive N650bn – Commissioner

I was so excited about an event that I didn’t sleep for 48hrs – Aregbesola, celebrity planner

In Nigeria, death is cheap

What has your local govt council done for you lately?

Taming sexual harassment on campuses

The travail of robbery suspect on revenge mission

Aspirants kick as Ogun West picks six governorship candidates

N150bn wonder bank scam: Why investors may not get their money back

Bid for the presidency (1978-79)

MAMA returns to Nigeria

Two up for eviction

Slow down ageing with banana

Plugging financial holes of telephone expenses

CIPSMN trains stakeholders on public procurement

Why FG must ensure credible polls in 2011– NBA

Lagos multiple accident: Police yet to identify victims

PDP must go into general election united – Nwodo

2011: Jonathan’s declaration delay undermines governance – Shittu

Soboma George: Police launch manhunt for three suspects

Multi-billion naira fraud: ICPC investigates Plateau LGA chairmen

Friday, August 27, 2010

Roma ready to challenge Inter for Scudetto

Mikel cautious over goal feast

Bordeaux face life after Gourcuff

We still have good goalkeepers -Wenger

Bundesliga prepares for more shocking results

Spurs in talks with Milan over Huntelaar

Jonathan to constitute Asset Management Corporation Board

Venables makes case for Rooney

Commonwealth Games venues to miss completion deadline

Two cups of water before each meal enhanced weight loss in clinical trial

Chilean miners to create shrine inside mine

New video gives tour of trapped miners’ refuge in Chile

Banks in Ogun shut as robbers raid them with dynamites

Militants kill 8 policemen in Northern Afghanistan

Scientists shed light on painkilling system in brain

Italians lament tough CL draws

Gay targets 2012 Olympics

I want to leave - Adebayor

Nigeria’s Ujiri gets Nuggets top job

Failure proven to be a better teacher than success

Sudan’s date-gin brewers thrive despite Sharia

Google set to compete with Skype

ANPP sacks Ume-Ezeoke-led NWC

Three foreign firms bid for national grid management

A hasty search for greatest Nigerian song since 1960

Day of violence hits Iraqi cities

Cold salt water reduces damage in heart attack patients

Mexico tries to identify 72 bodies found near border

Tiger Woods shares lead at FedEx Cup

I smoked for two hours when we lost in 1990 –Schillaci

Distraction in Barcelona

Up to one in four patients report more physical problems a year after surgery than before

My girlfriend sleeps with her boss

Kenya jails Chinese national for Ivory possession

Maid ‘tortured’ with nails to have surgery

Jazzman Olofin‘s favourite hobbies

Gene therapy to treat epilepsy a step closer

Police may not use FG’s N581.8m cars for patrol duties –Investigation

Molinari clinches Ryder Cup spot

Youth as the flavour of change

My wife is seeing another man

Senators, ministers hijack 524 jobs in FIRS

‘Indigenous construction firms must merge to compete with multinationals’

King, AIDS activists condemn Swaziland official’s claim

Miss Universe frowns at unsupervised Internet use

Mercy Johnson: Once bitten, twice shy

Basket mouth voted number two comedian in Africa

Members of Somali parliament killed in bombing are identified

Cholera toll approaching 300 in Cameroon

Help! I chase skirts a lot

Research heralds potential for early diagnosis of degenerative brain disorders

NFF elections devour other sports

I need another grand slam now -Sharapova

Mourinho in La Liga debut

Nadal starts US Open with Gabashvili

Dealer in scrap metals at war with John Holt Plc over breach of contract

Use the common cold virus to target and disrupt Cancer cells?

He does not want to wed me

When the greedy becomes the needy

Unveiling female reproductive organ (I)

Success tips for students

You can achieve your dream (3)

I sponsored him through school, now I’m his punchbag because I’m not educated

Experimental drug that targets BRAF cancer gene shows promise against metastatic melanoma

Somali government claims to contain Islamist rebels’ offensive

‘The future of the global music industry lies with Nigerian music’ –Tiwa Savage

Jimmy Jatt’s disappointing outing

Fashion tips for mums to be

Set your closet free

Broadcast rights: HiTV, DSTV in battle for subscribers’ attention

I hold no grudge against Mark for delaying my inauguration – Senator Onwe

Nigerian aluminum workers mourn assassinated Board of Trustees Chairman

Car bomb explodes in Mexico where 72 bodies found

How to prevent fatal road accidents (2)

Blue chip stocks lead the bulls

Perhaps, a professor’s final lesson

2011: Obasanjo may dump Jonathan

Business opportunities at the home front

Iwu’s world of fantasy

Concerns in Ibadan as three minors commit suicide in one month

Help! Many guys want me

The Nigeria of our dream

Three new firms bid for national grid management-Report

Rivers, LG boss disagree over resignation letter

Solid Minerals: FG grants exploration licences to 18 firms

Governorship primaries: Aspirants reject selection process in Ogun

Kenya president ratifies new constitution

Afghanistan‘s Karzai criticises US troop pullout

Court sentences N‘ Zealand‘s first plane hijacker

UN report: DR Congo killings may be genocide

Thursday, August 26, 2010

SAN: NBA to convene stakeholders’ meeting

‘15,000 Nigerians suffer kidney problems yearly’

Ondo names Akinruntan as OSUSTECH chancellor

ASUU president warns on Yar‘adua university

Oyo speaker threatens sanctions against reinstated lawmakers

FG to spend N255.7m on prisoners’ reintegration

Chime inaugurates N18m Enugu water project

Robbery: Delta police kill three in gun battle

Kidnappers of Odimegwu’s wife, Lulu’s mother paid N104m — Police

Two held over alleged attempt to kill Otedola

Humiliation of Priest: Catholic Church takes on Ohakim, demands public apology

Naturalised American challenges extradition from Nigeria

Six-year-old girl drowns inside drainage in Abia

Monetisation arrears to be paid from Sept — AGF

Oil spill: 6,000 fishermen rendered jobless —Community

Police arrest Ondo paymaster, doubt robbery story

Nigerian girls forced into prostitution in Cote d’Ivoire — HRW

Kas, Chuddy K play for Naija

Five companies bid to manage Kaduna sports

RBC’s profit misses estimates on decline in trading

Slide in manufacturing, economy blamed on N’Delta crises

FG sets up committee to review port concession

YQ celebrates

Tight security, traffic jam as Jonathan arrives Lagos

2011: Mimiko’s commissioner, adviser resign

A’Ibom to host NAFEST 2010

Bond: Ogun executive accepts public debate with assembly

One killed as building collapses in Osun

Unilorin to develop anti-plagiarism software

Abduction: LG boss regains freedom after seven days

Isu Iboji

FG raises BoI’s capital base to N500bn

2011: EFCC, CCB vow to stop corrupt politicians

Nigeria Customs Service loses N32bn to importers

Yaw goes to prison

Stock Exchange sacks 95 workers

Chellarams acquires 49% stake in ATCT

Private equity funds lose commitments from pension

Bank lending: ICA seeks establishment of NCGC for SMEs

‘Economic downturn won’t affect Nigerian sports’

NBF banks on Agbaje for Delhi gold

I’m not scared of Cisse – Olubayo

Maid needs surgery after abuse by couple

German HIV popstar gets suspended sentence

Champions League: Real tackle AC Milan, Spurs face Inter

Imoke hinges good governance on credible elections

Sambo seeks partnership among African countries

‘Govt, private bodies should patronise indigenous firms’

Manufacturers seek N500bn yearly investment in infrastructure

A.M. Best affirms ratings of African Re

Manufacturers seek FG’s commitment to economic development

150 companies operating in Onne Port FTZ

Back on the block

Agency seals premises of Glo, MTN, two others

Nigerians set London aglow

Harassment of Lagosians by area boys

PDP primaries begin September 11

Kidnapped A’Ibom LG boss regains freedom

Flash from the past: Without shame

How to automate your Twitter follower list

ASUU seeks enabling law on new retirement age

FG summons contractor handling Ado-Ekiti silo project

Police arrest ‘son’ of Sudanese rebel leader

End time for power sector woes?

Panic grips residents over release of water from Oyan Dam

Jigawa declares public holiday to mark anniversary

Child marriage: ‘Yerima will not rest until justice is done’

Can’t sleep? Turn off your gadgets

Have FM stations made progress?

Alaibe condemns Soboma George’s murder, calls for probe

FG to sell 51% stake in electricity companies

Re: It’s illegal for doctors to dispense drugs – NHIS

Furore over amended Constitution

Foreign trips: Money-spinner for schools

X-Factor: Let the sob stories begin

Ultima Studios: Fire in the wheel of a promising mission

... grants 9,000 mining titles in three years

MAMA comes home

Nigeria suffering from global decline in world seaborne trade

Bulls rebound at NSE

Informal sector fetches Lagos N7bn in revenue

Stockbrokers urge govt to enhance market liquidity

Electricity workers end strike

NNPC insurance: Charged premium could be less by 60% – Consultant

How SMEs can minimise burden of taxation

Again, Sarah Jibril declares for presidency

2011: Uwais, Jega seek alternatives to post-election disputes

NFF defies court order, votes Maigari

Flood: Pakistani govt orders evacuation

N’Korea leader travels with son to China – Reports

Tony Blair’s lies that led to war in Iraq

Poor state of the nation’s schools

Lagos traffic congestion: Traffic lights to the rescue

Arsenal secure Squillaci signing

Economic downturn won’t affect Nigeria’s sports fortunes – Expert

Lawal: Capacity-building of health workers, key to achieving MDGs

PHCN: Group calls for judicious spending of task force fund

BREAKING NEWS: NFF defies Court orders, elects Maigari

Suntech signs MOU to build S’Africa solar plants

Court to deliver verdict on HIV popstar, Nadja Benaissa

UN reviews security after Pakistani Taliban ‘threat’

Taliban kill eight Afghan policemen

Court bars S’Africa police from joining strike

NEWS ALERT: Electricity workers union calls off strike

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

LP members accuse Ondo govt officials of hoarding forms

Reinstated Oyo lawmakers allege threat to lives

NURTW: Alao-Akala, Balogun trade blame

Ibadan fracas: ‘Islamic cleric won’t escape justice’

Police arraign six UNAD students for allegedly stoning Oni

Crisis rocks Tansian University

Court remands undergraduate for raping groundnut hawker

Oron National Union demands $10 bn from oil firms in A’Ibom

How to make your password stronger

‘Benzema did not have sex with prostitute’

Semenya for C’Wealth Games

REDAN decries non-passage of housing bills

Afghan schoolgirls in suspected Taliban gas attack

FSA fines Societe Generale £1.58m

I went through hell – Woods’ex-wife

Access to Justice receives Gani’s award

52 die as car bombs target Iraq police – Officials

FEC approves new retirement age for professors, others

Nigeria, US sign MOU on HIV/AIDS

England will win nothing with Capello – Mourinho

FIFA drops North Korea World Cup probe

Ademoroti elected LBS’ OMG President

Budget hits the poorest hardest, says IFS

Kwara uncovers plot to blackmail Saraki

Ex-US president in N’Korea on rescue mission

Branson abandons cross-Channel kitesurf bid

Peace deal unlikely soon – Israeli minister

Masked assailants attack Bahraini editor

2011: Jonathan will win election – Opinion poll

LG poll: Kwara SIEC to recruit 5,832 ad hoc staff

BHP Billiton profits rise to $19.6bn

FG to complete Ekiti silo in December

Shell shuts Nigeria’s oil flow-station

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company constructs 10 injection substations

Robinho rejects Fernabahce switch

Olopade denies accord with Dikko

Nigerian general ends tenure at UN

Court to rule on Akingbola’s bail Aug 30

ICPC interrogates Plateau lawmakers over N960m constituency fund

435 lives lost to cholera, measles this year — FG

Eze no problem for Heartland –ThankGod

Blues up N’Zogbia bid

Delta, chamber of commerce to acquire Sapele power station

Flood stalls railway rehabilitation

Shell holds subsea awareness course in Angola

ECOWAS, CSOs‘ partnership will boost capital inflow – FG

Analysts sceptical over Waterloo’s competitive strength

Jonathan’s wife urges women to seek political offices

Voter register: INEC to take delivery of DDC machines early Sept.

Lightning kills 25 in India, heavy rains strike Delhi

Prosecutor seeks suspended sentence in German HIV trial

Police probe murder of Colombian youths

Victims of bus hijacking arrive in Hong Kong

Lagos PDP now stronger and more united – Publicity secretary

2011: Senator denies supporting IBB, backs Jonathan

AP workers accuse Otedola of mismanagement

Naira weakens as dollar demand rises

Brass LNG: NNPC, LNG Japan Corporation in strategic talks

Irish credit rating downgraded

Tullow sees delays in development of Ugandan oil fields

Saraki, repair Arandun road

Liverpool‘s Aquilani on loan to Juve

English FA invites Nigeria’s U-13, U-15 teams to meet

Nigerian arrested over US identity theft scam

Ilorin: Mother of shot driver still unconscious

Ex-militants deposit Soboma George’s corpse in mortuary

Osotimehin bags WHO appointment

Glo, CAF to renew deal

Stoke defiant over Begovic

Legislators’ pay suffocates the economy

Nigeria wants greater share of rising oil investment

NCDMB, NBA to partner on local content implementation

Goldman Sachs loses market share in corporate finance

Why FG paid one kobo into pensioners’ account – HOS

AMCON Act: Shareholders’ groups sue FG, CBN, N‘Assembly

Ajimobi advises politicians on voter registration

Sambo expected at Burundian President’s inauguration

Gardening, cooking parties double kids’ veggie consumption

Dealing with lactose intolerance

Dearth of manifestos by political office holders

Saudi supermarket employs female women cashiers

Sarkozy returns to work amid leadership pressure

8,000 Pakistans need help – UN

Liberian president to brief parliament on truth panel

Nine children die in S’Africa accident

No significant esophageal cancer risk from osteoporosis drug —Study

Help prevent liver spots

Anaesthetic said to aid depression

Aregbesola canvasses postponement of 2011 poll

Fresh crisis looms in Edo Assembly

FG weighs options for reducing NITEL wage bill

Why investors lost money to forex trading – IFX boss

Joblessness, foreclosures may keep US housing depressed

Access Bank records 14% rise in half-year profit

Oando to bid for Lagos electricity firms

Chrome Group acquires $20m pipeline barge

Poor hygiene: Canteens and food vendors in Nigeria

IG, rid the force of bad eggs

Mowonla community, developer settle three-year dispute

Liverpool target Etuhu

NFF: Elections must hold today – Presidency

FG faults UN’s report on Ogoni oil spills

FEC approves N154.3bn for road projects, fertiliser supply

Re: Still on Police checkpoint revenue

Sanitation: Lagos suspends restriction

Ogun State is underpoliced — Daniel

2011: PDP governors divided over Jonathan

Sorry, Gov. Oni, but it could have been worse

Jos crises: Truth commission not a solution — Plateau AG

Nigerian girls win silver at Singapore

Everton hold on to Yobo, Yakubu

Court jails fake breast cancer patients

Our sons died after brutal beating by policemen – Parents

Badagry monument resort to cost N577.6bn


Lagos-Ibadan expressway serial accidents

Corruption and abuse of nolle prosequi

Joining advanced countries in 2020 achievable

Power: ‘Three billion scf/d of gas required by 2015’

Power industry on the threshold of change

50 stocks record losses in bearish trading

Kaduna State floats N8.5bn bond

German business confidence rises

Banks frustrating implementation of Nigerian Content Law – Oil firms

Making a fortune from tie and dye business

Between a minister’s directive and an ex-director’s desire

Rising challenge of a city’s mass transit scheme

Electricity workers begin strike as Jonathan unveils roadmap

Ogun INEC operates from LG offices – ACN

Jonathan: Scion of canoe makers on path of history

Scientists unravel secrets of sound sleep

Looking this way and that, learning to adapt to the world

Eye strain may cause headaches

Many girls now begin puberty at 7, 8

SON berates abattoirs, poultry farms’ operators on standards

Nigerian chairs UN session on continental shelf extension

McCain headed for Arizona primary win

Virus empties thousands of UK accounts

Kaduna government sets to secure N8.5b bond from capital market

PHCN workers begin strike in Osun

Cholera outbreak: Expert advocates water advisory council

Two lawmakers dump PDP for LP in Ondo

Road expansion: Screening of house owners begins in Akure

Afghan police recruit kills three Spaniards

Mexican troops discover 72 bodies at a ranch

Islamist rebels push towards Somali president‘s palace

Zuma: S‘Africa aiming for seven pct annual GDP growth

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

NBA’s litigation: We are ready to defend our pay – N’Assembly

Edo judiciary honours pioneer customary court president

NGO advocates sustainable management of forests

Oyo teachers suspend strike

It’s illegal for doctors to dispense drugs – NHIS

Ondo to spend N260m on agric subsidy

Registration: PDP urges members to participate

Mimiko sacks LG boss, appoints new one

Telecoms: Operators rate market penetration low at 50 per cent

Network broadcasting licensing: NBC awaits Jonathan’s approval

Nigeria to benefit from 100m pounds climate change grant

CBN sets aside N300bn for power, aviation

Cement: FG, WAPCO hinge price reduction on stable supply

8 firms draw from N100bn textile revival fund

Bureaucracy stalls regional maritime bank

Cocoa farmers seek N150bn lifeline from FG

Driving high performance in banking

State of Lagos roads

Sosan’s ban on admission of private school pupils

Reign of thugs, extortionists in Edo State

Transporting Nigerians in containers?

Daniel’s bond, a debt trap

The independence gift Nigerians deserve

The Customs and Nigeria’s survival

Tackle opacity in governance, pass FOI Bill

No to creation of new states

Tackling kidnapping holistically

Revisiting legislators’ jumbo pay

Nigeria @ 50: Airports undergoing renovation — NCAA

Protesting Delta women seize Shell facility

NEMA decries lack of synergy among security agencies

Bauchi dep gov: Court orders stay of execution of judgment

Jonathan assures labour of improved relations

Mido returns to Ajax

Politicians plot to cancel NFF elections

2011: EFCC to compile list of corrupt politicians

Afghan foreign minister in India for talks

British PM’s wife gives birth to baby girl

Nigeria U-13 win England tourney

Aluko ready for the big challenge

Why we freed Spanish aid workers —Al Qaeda

Osaze will succeed in England –Ajibade

Recovery from floods to take Pakistan years – Zardari

NFF elections: Gara-Gombe calls

Jonathan’s visit: FAAN renovates Lagos airport

Reinstated Oyo lawmakers boycott sitting

10 Death recorded in Phillipines bus hijack

Priest protected over N’Ireland bombings – Report

Lagos prosecutes illegal vehicle dealers

Azikiwe Athletics Open to debut in October

Newcastle‘s Forster joins Celtic

Spurs can win league – Gallas

Portsmouth to sell Utaka before deadline

Nissan Murano Crossover to go topless

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood launches Islamic Facebook

Amnesty accuses E’Guinea of executing convicts

Health workers suspend strike in Katsina

Robbers attack ministry’s paymaster, collects N7m

Jumbo salaries: Falana sues N’ Assembly, RMAFC, others

Enugu Assembly to blacklist firms over shoddy contracts

Impersonation: NBA inaugurates digital ID card for lawyers

PDP may give up on Anambra — Nwodo

Evra to appeal ban

IPAN calls for state-of-the-art laboratories

Carter to visit North Korea over US prisoner

Swiss campaigners hope to revive death penalty

Singapore bond sales beat record as economy grows

Chevron donates crash helmets to Imo community

NSC to inaugurate U-18 boxing meet

2011: Group seeks support for Saraki‘s daughter

NRC extends mass transit scheme to North-East

China Railway eyes $30bn S’Africa rail

Technocrats should run Nigerian football – Adesina

Emirates to link Lagos, Houston, LA

WPP drops as first-half profit gain falls short of estimates

Auditing of LGs projects will create accountability – LCDA boss

Plane crashes kill 61 in China, Nepal

Chile secures lifeline for trapped miners

SERI, others, advocate rights of PLWHA

Sidibe to miss rest of season

Ilorin shooting: Five policemen to face orderly room trial

UN defends report on Ogoni oil spills

Poll postponement: ‘INEC will abide by enabling law’

Don’t politicise INEC, NLC warns govt

Expert warns against self- medication

Graduate impersonates NAFDAC DG, bags five-year jail term

2011: FG to control movement of aliens

NAWOJ advises women to participate in voter registration

Police kill suspected kidnapper, arrest four in Edo

Top ex-militant leader, Soboma George, killed

Mascherano: Reds want more money from Barca

NMA gives free medical care to 150 patients

EU urges Azerbaijan to free two bloggers

Egypt culture chief worried over Gogh theft

Ghanaians to make up 90% of oil workforce by 2020

‘KNOC not raising $2.6bn Dana offer’

European banks may face more frequent stress tests

South Africa’s economic growth slows to 3.2%

US airlines‘ travel down slightly in July

‘Divorce will help his game’

Local plants: Dealer faults government on high tariff

Jamodu becomes MAN President

US govt close to fining American Airlines

Woods gets new marriage proposal

BA inaugurates executive lounge at MMIA

Greek banks under pressure to merge

Stakeholders express hope in MFBs

US existing home sales dive to 15-year low

Dell plans counter offer for 3Par after HP bid

Aid agency warns of ‘double disaster‘ for Niger

Onobrakpeya, others in art for all exhibition

Fear of Salmonella outbreak worsens

Chirac condemns planned stoning of Iranian woman

Fulham sign Algerian defender

N100bn bond: Ogun lawmakers challenge Daniel to public debate

Stop lamenting Africa’s woes, Alaafin cautions

LG boss faults FG over revenue allocation

ACN berates Akpabio over contract awards to PDP officers

Hospital sensitises youths to causes of infertility

Spider wins multiple awards at TAVA

NAFDAC invites drug shop owners in Yola

Not all doctors will be allowed to practice —Dada

MUSON choir excels at ISME conference in China

Scientists tackle water hyacinth with weevils

Niger 2011 governorship race: In search of virile opposition

Poll: NBC warns media against taking sides

Former VC urges more commitment to health sector

Enemies of democracy plotting to return – Atiku, Tinubu

Brazilian ref stabs player to death

Blocked stem-cell research life-saving –White House

Clashes erupt in Lebanons capital

S’African media win fight against closed parliament meet

Diplomat canvasses alternative reparation at Osun colloquium

A look at who visits the emergency room

Ibadan fracas: Police arraign 25 suspects

Blackwater fined $42m for breaking US export laws

S‘Africa‘s poor bear brunt of public sector strike

Stocks, oil fall on economic concerns

Afribank focuses on branch expansion

Innovations that could make people greener drivers

Amadi wins golf meet

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS revealed

‘Threat of quacks in estate agency is real’

Harnessing workplace diversity

Volkswagen to offer follow-up guarantee

Man City dominant in market –Mourinho

Chevrolet Traverse: SUV with maximum space, minimum fuel consumption

Mining activities threaten MDGs in Plateau

Home-made liquid detergent as lifeline for unemployed women

Expert advocates single digit inflation rate

Bears’ dominance: Market has long-term opportunities – Experts

Democracy impacts on human resource development –CAS

Egyptian billionaire pushes for $25bn VimpelCom deal

S‘African growth slows as mining output plunges

Market capitalisation drops to N5.99tn

Two charged with car theft

Give us daily bread, Bakassi returnees cry out

‘War damages future work prospects of many’ U.S. Vets: Data

Not on the doctor’s checklist, but touch matters

ArtExpo: paintings, sculptures everywhere

Somali gunmen storm hotel, kill 15 MPs

Somali-American to be tried in Yemen

Kyi calls for close watch on election

NFF elections: Bako calls for another postponement

2011: Jonathan may declare on September 14

US-based Nigerians, Ghanaians raise funds for Zik’s mausoleum

2011 presidency: Nasarawa endorses Jonathan

Ogun PDP: On a journey to self-destruction

Breast-feeding: HIV-positive mothers at the crossroads

The Expendables: Less talk, all action packed

Netherlands boosts Africa’s cassava processing centres

Fire Service to enforce use of fire-fighting materials

Mimiko sacks Ose Council boss, appoints new one

NSF: SWAN chides Enugu State govt

Robbers attack ministry paymaster in Ondo, collects N7m

Hong Kong issues Philippine alert

Nepal plane crash kills all 14 passengers on board

Amnesty: Equatorial Guinea executes four coup convicts

Somali gunmen raid hotel, kill MPs

S’ Africa looks to China for infrastructural lift

Monday, August 23, 2010

Nurse charged over Romanian newborns’ fire death

Kenya seizes ivory, rhino horns

World food scientists brainstorm on food security

Software glitch hits major European satellite

Opening of Japan’s execution chamber could spark debate

German opposition leader to donate kidney to wife

Indian opposition raises fresh objection to nuclear bill

Striking S’African state workers defy court order

Nine killed in north Yemen clashes: tribal official

Kenya’s electoral body gazettes referendum results

Lithuania’s Jews condemn pig’s head attack at synagogue

Rebels rape near Congo United Nations base

NATO transfers Serb monastery to Kosovo police

Abbas warns Israel against resuming settlements

President’s health alarms Tazanians

Bio under fire over comments at congress

Jimenez opts to play in Ryder Cup

NSF: Sports directors hail postponement

Semenya to ignore negative jibes

Harisson demands showdown with Haye

Mali secures release of Spanish hostages

Pakistan floods leave millions hungry –UN

Egyptian police on alert after Van Gogh ‘facade’

Australia election: Talks start after hung vote

Trapped Chile miners still alive – Report

South Sudan rulers break independence vote deadlock

Hong Kong issues ‘black’ travel alert for Philippines

Food Prices ‘Worsen’ Niger Hunger Crisis

Sarkozy’s immigration policy backfires

9 killed on hijacked Philippine tourist bus

World Cup assessors visit England

School sports: AIS committed to development

Delhi 2010: England banks on Ohuruogu, Farah

Foster wants regular England spot

NFF presidency: Olopade explains withdrawal

Ferguson rues ‘silly points’ lost

Nsofor linked to Liverpool, West Ham

Delhi 2010: Olayide to represent Nigeria in boxing

Woods, wife divorce

NWF sends five wrestlers to world championship

ANC qualifier: Peter Utaka laments exclusion

FIFA insists on August 26 for NFF elections

DStv League: Royal Hoopers, Kada Stars win

NFF presidency: Northern candidates fail to reach an accord

‘Ekiti spends N1.7bn on MDGs’ health intervention projects’

FRSC wants age limit for tanker, trailer drivers

Ekiti to prosecute contractors, others for shoddy jobs

12-year-old arrested for murder

3,000 cases of cholera in Nigeria, Cameroun, Niger — WHO

UBTH CMD lists steps to baby-friendly motherhood

FG terminates N600m Onitsha water project

Lagos doctors resume work

2011: Run for political offices, Jonathan tells women

Who wants to be a millionaire, Project Fame studios relocate

UN hails Nigeria’s contribution to global summit

Commission confirms Maikasuwa as NASS clerk

Conference: Oyinlola’s govt is prodigal — ACN

Gunmen abduct 10-year-old boy in Bauchi

South Korea free trade pact back on US agenda

Industry optimistic about broadband focus in election

Plateau ’ll attain 60% MDGs — Coordinator

Fee hike: UNAD students stone Oni

South-South customers owe PHCN N13.8bn

2011: EFCC boss, others train in arms handling

AUO maintains corporate structure despite lawsuit

Starcomms offers free handset repairs

Mobile phone margins dip

UI religious crisis: Council chairman pleads for tolerance on campus

Investment: Envoy decries protectionist policies against Nigerians

Science, technology gateway to Africa’s development — Obasanjo

Taiwan, US to start talks on e-commerce cooperation

Akingbola: Court adjourns bail hearing till Wed

Eviction Order: CJN queries FCT judge

Pro-solar energy groups face challenges

Five officials may quit Mimiko’s cabinet

Cote d’Ivoire’s: Civil crisis may drive up cocoa price

Election monitors, three others die in auto accident

NAL advocates compulsory Nigerian history course for undergraduates

PDP, ACN two chieftains, supporters join LP in Ondo

MTN customers on prolink to enjoy free calls

NiRA to elect new officers at AGM

Post UTME: Auchi Poly screens 57,000 for 4,500 spaces

NDE empowers indigent Enugu residents

Shell, 10 others sign up with Glo1 cable

Zain offers free SMS, lowers call rates

Liquidity: UnityKapital to buy back 1.9 billion shares

Rivers PDP faction alleges plot to arrest more members

Unilag takes stakeholders to task

Jonathan’s wife wants more women in elective offices

Tanker drivers give police one-week ultimatum

Soldiers, Police clash averted in Jos

German bonds begin to rise

Police kill driver, injure another in Ilorin

Three remanded for killing policeman

Ibadan fracas: Police launch manhunt for Islamic cleric, arrest nine

‘Cause of Aero Contractors’ crash not yet known’

Alao-Akala promises to meet teachers’ demands in September

FG shuts MTN base stations over environmental breaches

Bond: Group urges Daniel to discuss with stakeholders

Three dead, four wounded in Virginia shootout

Heritage Poly gets NBTE approval

More females are needed in science, engineering — Odeyemi

Checkpoints of death

Waiver: Group seeks Jonathan’s intervention for Atiku

Budget: Group counsels states on stakeholders’ participation

Ecobank unveils money transfer product

Global fixed broadband subscribers close to 449 million

RIMAW focuses on SIM registration, data protection

Legislative securitymen hold training in Abuja

Salons’ UV nail lights can be a cancer risk factor

Back-to-school tips on backpack safety

‘Women critical to economic development’

Aerial optic fibre reduces threat of vandalism – Jegede

HP makes $1.5bn bid for 3Par

Employee coaching: When to step in and when not

UK stocks gain first time in four days

Union Bank rewards customers

MTN Foundation empowers 3,000 entrepreneurs

Lagos reassures residents on road rehabilitation

Where are the nation’s good men?

The Doyen at 91

Presidential jets: ACN accuses FG of frivolous spending

Sylva to re-contest

Seven UNIUYO graduates bag Norwegian scholarship

Registrar advocates high moral integrity in tertiary education

US first lady, predecessor unite for September 11 memorial

Barnes & Noble proxy war and earnings complicate sale

US approves direct flights by Nigerian airlines

PDP condemns Mimiko’s N1bn bus shelters

Engineers demand implementation of local content law

Jos crises: S’South, S’West indigenes demand compensation

Whereabouts of kidnapped council boss remain unknown

Sorrow, tears as traders count losses after market fire

2011: Jonathan’s camp to hold emergency meeting

Business hopes for quick end to political uncertainty

Lekki-Epe Expressway: Fashola cautions protesters

Nigeria needs N32tn to implement Vision 2020 –FG

Time for a compendium on Nigeria’s greatest women

China may scrap death penalty for economic crimes

Moving on to securing our votes

Ekiti to repeal law establishing state-owned education varsity

French Language policy will fail unless... — DG NFLV

Delta governorship poll: Okocha backs Omo-Agege

We won’t compromise on credible poll in 2011 – FG

Bankole’s brush with airport security

Lekki-Epe Expressway toll - Govt versus people

Enough of creation of states, varsities

Fashola signs bill on mortgage

Optimising returns from football viewing centres

Africa‘s biggest insurer, HSBC in talks over Nedbank

Selling pressures drag down NSE indices

Why stock prices are dropping - Analysts

Offloaded mobile data traffic to grow by 2015

Low awareness, logistics threaten SIM registration - ITAN, others

Responding to employees’ concerns

Association pledges assistance to repentant militants

‘Baby talk‘ may play key role in language acquisition

A snapshot of a generation may come out blurry

Engineers demand local content implementation

We won’t compromise on credible poll in 2011-FG

PDP Renewal Group wants NLC to join Oyo striking teachers

Give us daily bread if you can’t resettle us, Bakassi returnees cry out

Army, Police clash averted in Jos

Pakistan floods: Senior UN figure criticises response

HSBC to buy up to 70% of S‘Africa‘s Nedbank

US scientists closer to Ebola drug

Horsetrading begins after Australia poll

Zuma looks to China to boost trade

Sunday, August 22, 2010

LG chairman, councillors resolve differences

Workers petition Jonathan over financial impropriety in SEC

Vocation, catalyst for community development

Ekiti: Doctors, nurses, others embark on indefinite strike

Accident: AIB, NCAA probe Aero Contractors

Olukoya salutes foreign teams at MFM youth championship

Rivers now okay for investment

NFF zones Presidency to the North

Russian journalist wins Peter Mackler award

Fg hails pharmaceutical firm

World union asks RI to reform transport

Ondo to lend market women, artisans N480m

Drugs: Inmates’ accomplices arrested

Fuel: PDP women leaders laud minister

‘Iraqi security forces failure could bring back US’

Three remanded for alleged murder in Osun

‘Brand can help products’ growth’

Stagecoach in deal over transport for Papal visit to city

Woman breaks sms record

Tottenham complete Gallas signing

Wenger hails Walcott after hat-trick

‘Lawmaking, not for all categories of politicians’

2011: S’South senators, Orubebe intensify campaign for Jonathan

Five Qaeda fighters killed in Yemen

Merkel rebuffs German industry attack on nuclear tax

EU suspends seal trade ban

Minister enumerates goals of national development plan

Keep NURTW members under surveillance, ACN tells IG

Seized pipeline: FG invites Delta leaders

SSAUTHRIAI resumes strike

Bayelsa oil communities want devt commission

Striking Oyo teachers, govt’s talks deadlocked again

Kwara farmers appeal for release of N1bn loan

Venezuela to pay debts to Colombian exporters

No more security contractors –Karzai

Peace with Palestinians ‘difficult but possible’ – Netanyahu

Greed, immaturity cause of govs, deputies’ feud – Maku

2011: Stop attacking Jonathan, group warns politicians

Hammers no longer want Yakubu

Freedom Networks begins estate layout

Auchi Poly: Groups want town planner as director

Ferguson risks Premier League wrath

Why Nigerian players fail in Europe – Onigbinde

Vote for credible candidates, Abia ACN aspirant advises Nigerians

Coalition urges Sanusi to release Okigbo report

Berlusconi ally pushes for early elections

China, North Korea evacuate thousands after floods

Canadian seal industry lauds lifting of export ban

How to control cheque forgery – Expert

... Abuja airport now IATA compliant

Police desert Ekiti community as youths bury slain ACN aspirant

Fire guts Who wants to be a Millionaire studio

Auchi Poly expels 250 over certificate forgery

Participate fully in 2011 elections, Fashola urges Nigerians

Lawmakers constitute financial burden to Nigeria

‘No plan to cut power supply to PH airport’

Shareholders enthusiastic as lenders bid for rescued banks

‘Building high-speed railway network requires huge money’

Australia PM moves to build coalition

Thousands defy ban on Moscow rock protest

Anambra hands over farm complex to investors

PDP candidate wins Bauchi senatorial by-election

Party deregistration: CNPP, others express mixed reactions

Sambo to unveil Archibuilt 2010

Nwakwe wins gold at Youth Olympics

Chess players set for NBL tourney

UPDC to spend N15bn bond proceeds on high-end properties

CIIN tasks insurers on productive rethinking

On Human Rights Watch report on police

MTN to lift subscriber base by 21.1 million

Lagos urged to establish megacity agency

Linkserve drives Internet access with new initiative

Powell set to miss Delhi Games

Oyo Sports commissioner backs postponement

30-year concession term not abnormal – LCC

IBB’s campaigners stranded in Minna, lament neglect

ACN alleges plot to destabilise party in Osun

Cheryl, wife of late US-based Nigerian professor, buried

Teacher quits job over Facebook comments

Sweden defends rape charge against Wikileaks founder

Smartphone makers battle with chip shortage

‘Early steps can protect your knees, prevent later problems’

Partnership Investment set to list by introduction

Skye Bank raises N15bn via special placement

Fuel scarcity looms as tanker drivers begin strike

Voter registration: INEC to employ 360,000 ad hoc workers

Lekki/Epe Expressway toll plaza: Protesters express divergent views on project

Cholera: FG dispatches drugs, health officials to Bauchi

Imoke inaugurates N1.3bn rural road

10 injured in Ibadan religious clash

Rivers orders restoration work on PH canals

Agency warns Ogun, Lagos residents as release of water from Oyan Dam begins

Police arrest trader for buying stolen goods, say he is robbers’ godfather

2011: S’East governors make U-turn on Jonathan

Export grant face-off: $3bn non-oil earnings under threat

Creating wealth through plumbing works

Brace for higher inflation, experts warn Nigerians

NSE adjusts GTB, NAHCo for interim dividend

Stocks indices record marginal gain as NIBOR falls

Breast milk sugars give infants protective coat —Study

Rumours in astrophysics spread at light speed

Piracy causes $1bn loss to Indian entertainment industry

South Pakistan villagers flee threatened areas

Venezuelan soldier kills two officers ‘after dispute’

FG develops new policy on international engagements

What’s President Jonathan’s plan for the nation?

2011: Smooth criticises PDP for retaining zoning, backs Jonathan

Oyo 2011: Thorns on Alao-Akala’s path

Mr. President and Lagos accident

Deplorable state of federal roads

Eagles return thrills Ajilore

Nigerite partners higher institutions on capacity development

Nokia unveils double SIM phone

Flooding: Ogun to spend N2bn on roads, bridges’ rehabilitation

Secure Electronic: Shareholders blame GSM lottery for losses

NOGCD 2010: Insurer repositions for oil and gas coverage

Federal Common Entrance and NECO

Corporate governance: Why insurance directors’ role is fundamental

NFF elections: Shun sentiments, Esin tells delegates

UI’s averted religious riot: A post-mortem

Do these tragedies really prick their minds?

What does this OD - OFF on my vehicle dashboard mean?

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Inordinate ambition of politicians breeding anarchy

Re: Consolidation of bread and butter politics

Teaching experience for undergraduates

Bond is financial instrument not political

Ideal look for a man’s bedroom

Using healing foods to treat mild burns

Diet to fight menopause discomfort

Unrepentant police officers

2011 and the voter’s choice

Lockerbie bomber‘s release was ‘wrong’: White House

Media watchdogs concerned over missing journalist

Hurdles ahead as direct Mideast talks set to resume

US voters’ rage against corruption

Help! My in-law is my rival!

Getting scared of commitment

US hails Thai extradition order for Russian

Feeling ‘stuck’ in life can tell you a lot about yourself

Food labels lead to healthy food choices

Man’s death pits four friends against two landlords

Rage of hoodlums who murdered bus driver

Salvaging shipwrecks in Nigerian waters

Not having capital is enough motivation to succeed

Midnight shower

My kids weep when they see other kids playing with their dads – Abandoned mother of seven

Robbers launch love affair with Nissan Xterra jeep

Davids completes Palace move

Mancini hails Balotelli

Moyes downplays Yobo move

Promasidor partners NRFF

Wenger wishes Gallas well

Neymar signs new Santos deal

Delhi 2010: Ebewele writes off Nigerian men

Football dominates Google searches

Ben Arfa could be fined

Semenya set to race in Berlin

‘Imo govt won‘t sack Heartland officials’

Visa stalls Chukwudi’s SA switch

Indian tennis stars threaten CWG pullout

Rabotnicki fined for crowd abuse

Wade returns to Chicago

Red-hot shoes

The fire is on

USA Basketball looks to build culture

‘NFF’ elections: Battle between Ekeji and Adamu

FA Cup: Nigerians ponder where the glamour goes

Olowu extends arm with Friends of Basketball

Responses/advice to, My past is back to ruin my future

My husband is a sex maniac

DStv League: Teams shoot for play-off tickets

Haye breaks silence on title defence

GM, Toyota boost S’African wages to end strike

Forum lists avenues to wealth creation

Reversals undermine investors’ confidence – Summit

PZ introduces canoe wrapped soap

Unhindered Internet access’ll reduce poverty in rural communities – ChamsAccess boss

We are getting more Nigerian businesses online – Gateway MD

HOS expresses disappointment over workers’ lateness

Energy efficiency: APC supports communities with new initiative

Invest more in agriculture, industrialist urges FG, state govts

Experts proffer solutions to economic growth

Deposit insurance system and the need for financial literacy

Dearth of seafarers worries NIMASA

‘Misleading information caused protest over toll’

Prices of yams hit roof top in Enugu

Economy fears dip Asian shares

Micro-credit: NERFUND to sign MoU with NASME, others

Dangote opts out of NSE meetings

Global stocks fall on growth concerns

Land speculation: Police nab syndicate’s kingpin

Omasan Buwa resurfaces

LG poll: Opposition keeps mum as PDP intensifies campaign

Gbegi Ojora reaches golden milestone

Bank of Scotland Ireland to wind down operations

Low level financial literacy worries NDIC

Flooding: NDDC to rescue Rivers community

2011: Army, police, others collaborate for internal security

Declining revenue: Minister seeks more collaboration between FG, states

Dell forecasts stronger growth as it posts profits rise

Mega 99 takes Thanksgiving to London

Development: Lagos signs MoU with ITE

FCE Azare matriculates German Hausa students

Ene Lawani idle?

Funke Fowler makes strides

Ex-commissioner eyes Akala’s job, joins CPC

PDP may lose Oyo in 2011 – Balogun

...excluded from candidates list

Oyo CP, former senator differ over security alarm

A different side

Whither Amina Sijuade

20,000 pupils enrolled in nomadic schools in Niger

Club seeks support for youth empowerment programme

Stakeholders celebrate new book on AIDS

France cuts 2011 growth forecast

If I could do it all over again ...

Terrorism: CP seeks monitoring of explosives in Nigeria

LAUTECH: ACN accuses Oyinlola, Alao-Akala of insensitivity

Oil falls to six-week low on economic woes

Pentagon eyes technology to increase efficiency

10 years on, Senwele Jesu counts her blessings

JAMB insists on October as deadline

Niger to spend $1.2m on foreign training for 25 youths

More than applause for venerable literature teacher

What’s up with Titi Aikhomu?

Ita-Giwa dazzles Lagosians

Boat mishap: Two die in Calabar waterways

There’s only one party in Nigeria, and it’s not PDP

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Keri Hilson debuts new single, Breaking Point

Wyclef Jean meets with Haiti’s president

The joy my children give me is major reason for my longevity – Agatha Adebiyi, 90

Week’s creative new style

2011: Anxiety as battle for deputy governorship rages in A’Ibom

It’s unfair to say no sane person will vote for LP – Akerele

I vomited on my boss

Dressing professionally

Reforming PDP: Challenges before Nwodo

Make your clothes last longer

Facebook governance

The complexion of 2011 politics in Kogi

Govt workers call me names because I insist things must be done right – Omotayo Olabenjo

Spencer Pratt, Heidi Montag file for divorce

David, Victoria Beckham ‘sack 14 employees’

Women shouldn’t go out in clothes that will make their husbands unduly agitated – Suleiman, minister

A hard choice

London: A tourist’s delight

I’ve mentored professors even as a first degree holder – Uju Onyechere

Laying the EPL broadcast right myth to rest

Lagos carnage: Preventing future mishaps

Give gap to trailers and tankers – FRSC warns motorists

Tosin Dekalu mellows

Police and N20bn checkpoint largesse

‘I speak Igbo to my children. What about you?’

At least 10 of us have died since our lecturers – Anambra State varsity SUG president

FUTA: Encouraging female students enrolment with innovative centre

Tunde Folawiyo soars

Crude oil lifting and capital flight

Drama! Intrigue! A mystery? no, malaria’s story

Brilliant: Let there be dimmers on our glowing planet

Iloko beckons international scholars for colloquium on slavery

How to save money from purchasing school needs

Dana Petroleum gets £1.87bn S’Korean takeover bid

Airport screening: N’Assembly may summon NCAA boss

Australian election result ‘too close to call‘

Head of Benin parliament rejects impeachment request

Iran fuels first nuclear reactor

US seeks to jail Lockerbie bomber

Wildfires: Putin sacks Russian forestry chief

Friday, August 20, 2010

AUN students to undergo community service

Ronaldo back and bigger

Stem cell versatility could help tissue regeneration

An occupational hazard for percussionists

NGF organises junior golf tournament

Raul, Ballack make title defence tough for Bayern

Odedo tasks Nigerians on patriotism

Ekiti issues first batch of certificates of occupancy to applicants

IBB’s ambition stirs up memories of Dele Giwa’s murder

Marseille hit by on-field, off-field problems

Cardiff debt puts Bellamy move in trouble

‘Gene’s role in developing and maintaining cells key for a lifetime of memories’

Palliative care improves lung cancer patients‘ quality of life and helps them live longer

Protein coating on titanium strengthens implant attachment

American seeking ‘peace forest’ in Korean DMZ

Study explains why alzheimer‘s drug is both safe and effective

Kenya slashes mobile-phone interconnection fee by 50%

COSON introduces national mechanical royalty scheme

Nigeria to host lady golf tournament

When international career goes wrong

Zoning: Pro-Jonathan groups warn Ciroma, others to mind their utterances

Catholic Bishops commend Jonathan on Jega’s appointment

Tapgun urges lawmakers to empower women

Spurs go for Gallas

Villa shoulders Barca revival

Godwon: Back home with a bang

Volkswagen to reintroduce $85,000 Phaeton in US

Intel to buy McAfee for $7.7bn

Egg recall grows to 380 million, hundreds may be sick

Study finds high rate of burnout in medical students

Presidents of Russia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan meet

Potential HIV drug keeps virus out of cells

Vuvuzela among new Oxford Dictionary of English entries

Southern Sudan unveils plans for animal-shaped cities

Health visitors can prevent postnatal depression says pioneering new study

Headaches in teens tied to overweight, smoking and lack of exercise

‘Just a bad trend’ - 500,000 jobless claims

Criticism likely to follow Obama on upcoming vacation

US jobless claims shows need for small business aid – Obama

China to rival BHP bid for Potash

Oby Edozien to premiere new movie

I’m the happiest person on earth –Kefee

Pacquiao opponent denied license to fight

ANC qualifier: Yakubu, Kaita out of Eagles squad

Mohammed, Odumakin decry delay in provision of funds to INEC

Gov Imoke lauds MTN for supporting Leboku

Benue indigenes welcome new deal for state varsity staff

Court restrains GOC from ejecting ex-general

The NFF and its endless comedy

Ex-NBA star charged in jobs scam

P-Square finally makes Globacom‘s list of brand ambassadors

Upcoming artiste challenges Terry G and Timaya to lyrical duel

Re: Dealing with inconsiderate behaviour

The International Postgraduate/MA Scholarships 2010/2011 University of the Arts London

Welcome pain, it’s a great teacher

In Lagos registries, you can aquire a father with N10,000

McDonald’s floats bonds in Hong Kong

Foxconn to hire more workers in China

Could Gulf-like disaster scar the Heartland?

One third of all cancers are preventable but urgent action is still needed

Cardiac-death patient kidneys perform as well as those from brain-dead patients

Cancer doctor Howard speaks about Lockerbie bomber

South Africa police use rubber bullets on strikers

Kenyan jailed for trying to sell albino

Muslim Brotherhood: Secret of its success

France begins controversial Roma expulsion

Surprise in genome structure linked to developmental diseases

Association between moderate wine drinking


Associated Bus Company records N52.32m loss in Q2

Driving brand quality through competition

Tears, curses as slain chartered accountant’s body is interred

The wisdom of the ants

He abandoned me for a white woman

2010/2011 Tuition Free Scholarships in Norway

His brother controls our home

Re: Little lies, partial truths or simple exaggerations?

Stephanie Okereke‘s quiet campaign against Fistula

Gordons leads comic invasion of Lagos Island

I would have been useless for the rest of my life if I had not ventured into TV production

Osaze set for EPL debut

Fashion party comes to town

NFF elections: it’s decision day in Abuja

Gunmen kidnap council boss, kill two in Akwa Ibom five die in flood

INEC to use NYSC members as ad hoc staff

All political parties will have equal access to radio, TV – RATTAWU

Voter register: Jega rejects SAGEM’s bid

Okwaraji: How not to treat a departed hero

Chamakh determined to impress Arsenal fans

Eyeshadow and you

Let’s fez it

Slippery fixtures for top teams

I would pose nude if I were not a Nigerian - Susan Peters

I’m keeping an HIV-positive baby a 30-year-old housewife had from extra-marital affair

My job as bank manager is intact –Julietta, gospel singer

I’m not riding on MI’s back, I’m older than him in music –Younger

Lagos pub where Jazz music is main menu

Wyclef Jean in hiding

Taking back Nigerian campuses, one sexual harasser at a time! (2)

How to prevent fatal road accidents (1)

Increase your face value with a smile

Could he be impotent?

Always be prepared

She does not allow me see my son

Human rights group knocks ‘abusive’ Taliban officials

Nigeria’s youngest authors

Day policemen gathered in Lagos to pray against corruption

How to fight back at rising inflation

I maintain a modest lifestyle because my wife believes we should live below our means

Mexican chicken salad

Keeping your diet free of cholesterol

We need to abolish our 36 states and return to regional structure – Shehu Sani

Atiku: No easy ride to Aso Rock Villa in 2011

Cut expenses to increase profits

Ugandan president to approve all oil, gas deals

We must establish a framework to make infrastructure work – ICRC boss

Local foods that can prevent cancer from ruining your sex life (2)

Evolution may have pushed humans toward greater risk for type 1 diabetes

Disease activity is main factor in disability from Rheumatoid Arthritis

Will Ugandans benefit from country’s new oil find?

4 million homeless in Pakistan floods; U.S. to boost aid

Mandela charity trustee resigns over Campbell diamonds

Women beer drinkers ‘increase psoriasis risk’

I’m scared of being a single parent, yet staying married is like signing my death warrant

You can achieve your dream (2)

2011: Jonathan signs electoral act

SSAUTHRIAI resumes suspended strike

CNPP commends Jonathan for signing Electoral Act

Jega suspends audit of INEC equipment

Space technology critical to policy sustainability – Experts

Sri Lanka‘s Fonseka ‘expects jail sentence‘

BP accused of hiding oil rig data

Strike: S‘Africa government sets for talk with unions

Australian election on knife edge

Ponzi scheme: Benin‘s lawmakers call for president impeachment

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Who will save Nigeria from self destruct?

Is Lagos safer now?

... plans reduced gas prices for manufacturers

Nigeria imposes stringent visa requirements on SA businessmen – Group

FG projects $170bn for MDGs in five years

Nigerians to pay commercial rates for electricity soon – FG

Direct mailing practitioners council receives ministerial backing

We’ve no capacity to fully underwrite oil and gas –Insurers

Minister challenges stakeholders on economic growth

Power: Nigerians spend N1.56tn on fuel annually –CBN

Jigawa asks communities near river banks to relocate

Church mourns Nigerian couple killed in US

Cocoa may extend declines to nine-month low

Issue-based politics eluding us again

Prime’ll gain promotion next season – Igbalaye

Rights commission restates opposition to inmates’ execution

Plateau lawmakers probe alleged diversion of N3.7bn LG funds

Abuja collapsed buildings: FCT minister inaugurates building audit committee

Court restrains GOC from evicting ex-general

Man jailed 17 years for hemp possession

Zamfara gov suspends Emir of Bakura

Yobo eyes Scottish move

Nigerian Breweries pledge commitment to chess

IG, enforce scrapping of police checkpoints

Frank Mba’s comment on Lagos accident, callous, insensitive

Outspark coaxes users to pay for virtual goods

NDLEA nabs suspect with 1.6kg of cocaine at Seme

ICMR reacts to CBN, SEC‘s plan for common registry

Tata hires Citi, Credit Suisse for fundraising

Ohakim, rev up rural and community security

Scrap constituency allowance for legislators

Soroptimist boss takes NGOs to task over development

WASSCE result: Only 24.94% obtain credits in English, maths —Uwadiae

Delhi 2010: Boxing trial was fair

Mancini hits back at Ferguson’s claims

2011: US-Nigeria Commission meets to resolve rift over Electoral Act

Lekki-Epe Expressway: Protesters stop Fashola’s convoy in Lagos

Cholera death toll rises to 231

C’River to construct $30m power station in Calabar

N15bn bond will reduce housing deficit – UPDC

Jonathan assures on infrastructural development

Ramadan, a leason in peaceful co-existence – US ambassador

Ribadu’s running mate:I haven’t decided – Oshiomhole

2011: Only godly leaders needed —Mark

Lagos accident: FRSC to make findings public

2011 poll: The world is watching us – Lagos REC

Elect only credible candidates, Singabele

Pienaar keen to sign right, fair contract

Proprietress condemns high tuition in private schools

Get involved in your child’s education – Fashola

Time to revive rail system

Tolling on Lekki expressway

AIG to sell first bonds after bailout

Dubai opens another drydock facility in October

NIMASA to commence scanning of containers

Rescued banks: Shareholders sue CBN, Sanusi

‘FG must clarify energy rules to attract investors’

Manufacturing sector loses 1.7 million workers –MAN

Industrialist wants high standards in metal industry

Jigawa earmarks N114m for water project

Budget: Groups call for more accountability, transparency

FG pledges support for port operators

Nigeria to issue N44.45bn in treasury bills

Shipping firm punished over pollution

Nordics face housing market losses

BP sued by four ex-workers accused of aiding rival

Claim: Exercise can worsen chronic heartburn

Sex strike, inimical to family values

No Jonathan, no sex campaign, degrading

Government takes blame for exam malpractices

School introduces middle school programme

Reds stand strong over Mascherano

Delta endorses Okocha

Don’t play politics with poll, NLC warns FG, lawmakers

FG warns EFCC against rights abuses

Police intercept two vehicles laden with weapons

Support Jonathan, FCT minister tells other candidates

Israeli army probes suspected theft from Gaza ship

HOS locks out workers for lateness

Chinese firm to spend N34.6bn on failed Nigerian satellite

Jonathan defends purchase of three presidential jets

Akpabio’s security aides assault journalist

S’African police fire rubber bullets at strikers

Zoning, feature of a failed nation – Nigerians in Diaspora

Only Presidents, Vice-Presidents are exempted from screening – NCAA boss

Court can’t stop us from arresting Okereke-Onyiuke —EFCC

Oju ti NEPA: Nigerians battle outage with ingenious local device

Residents recount gory sight of Lagos accident

Couple in police net for domestic help’s death

Court rejects Malaysian ex-deputy PM’s appeal

2011 presidency: Herculean task before Atiku

NFF elections won’t be postponed – Mustapha

Alli blames govt for athletes’ poor form

Kwara: Sustaining education reforms beyond 2011

More illiterate Nigerians turn to adult education centres

FG, construct ring road along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Will Jonathan’s wife participate in sex strike?

Adding third drug may improve Hepatitis C treatment

Hints of earth splash a Saturn Moon’s landscape

Reviewing Nigeria’s role in peace operations

Danger: Rising debt amid profligacy

Oil rises as Chinese equities cools concern over inventories

ConAgra threatened by rising costs

Japan reveals military plan to fight pirates in Djibouti

NetApp Q1 revenue up by 36%

Revenue drive: FCT Customs generates N456m

Market capitalisation rises by N7bn at NSE

Right leadership, panacea for economic development – NESG

How to ensure constant profit from supermarket business

Sanctions spurred SA‘s industrialisation –Coleman

Getting Nigeria on the path of industrialisation

Fake products inimical to national economy – SON

2011: Declare your interest now, Akeredolu tells presidential aspirant

We didn’t squander agric fund on politics-Ogun Commissioner

NBA wants NJC to approve 10 more judges for Oyo

C’River government to construct $30m power station in Calabar

Blast kills seven in China‘s Xinjiang

Last US combat brigade exits Iraq

Gordhan: S‘Africa needs growth boost to create jobs

Mandela aide resigns over Campbell diamonds

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Public sector strike takes toll on South Africa

Death toll from China mudslides rises to 1,287

EMI may need more funds to deal with debt

‘China awaits proof to back carbon capture’

Israeli doctors in Romania to help burnt newborns

Man dies after phone explodes

Egbin power station needs N33.6bn to function – Official

Oil price falls

Volkswagen, Suzuki India customers wait on auto-parts shortage

Deere profit tops expectations

New details on HP upheaval as CEO looks ahead

Germany ignores Soros as exports boom at consumers‘ expense

Medvedev talks with Afghan, Pakistani leaders

Scientists say 79% of leaked oil remains in Gulf

Mercuria invests in Colombia coal, commodity trade

Uganda to change income tax law rules

Power: Increased funding, privatisation, key to invigoration – Experts

Uganda eyes income tax law changes to include oil

Driver faces record $1.02m fine for overspeeding

BlackBerry users eye alternatives as curbs loom

Lone Star scraps $4bn KEB stake sale

India school building collapse kills 18 children

Kosmos cancels $4bn sale of Ghana fields to Exxon

HDD technology takes pipeline across 1.7km Escravos River

The oil industry under Jonathan

228m eggs recalled after salmonella outbreak

Pilot in mid-air drama as wing breaks off

Shell declares force majeure on Bonny Light crude

Ecuador seeks to increase state revenue from oil sector

South African workers begin strike

WikiLeaks: US Army willing to discuss Afghan files

Pakistan floods: EU pledges €30m aid boost

Debt: PHCN threatens to disconnect Port Harcourt airport

Ex-general sues GOC over eviction threat

Rep protests Nigerian’s killing in S’Africa

SSS intercepts 57 Kalashnikov rifles, ammunition

EFCC boss, US officials meet

Businessman petitions Jonathan, minister over arrest

Police protest HRW’s report on Nigeria

N4bn cocaine: Court fixes Sept 24 for bail applications

FG to disburse N10bn mass transportation fund

I won’t quit presidential race —Buhari

Court orders reinstatement of eight Oyo lawmakers

Banks shut in Ijebu-Ode over robbery attack

Gunmen kill aluminum distributors’ boss

EFCC, ex-operative trade words over prosecution

Strike: NIC orders Lagos, doctors to negotiate

12 Rivers PDP chieftains face fresh charge

Crime: Govt urged to empower youths

Osaze will lift West Brom – Di Matteo

Kalu warns Heartland of Eze’s threat

Police arrest two over attempt to impeach Ekiti LG boss

200 blind persons regain sight after surgery

Elections: NFF to decide today

NBF to probe allegation of bad officiating

Resolve dispute over LAUTECH now, TUC tells Oyo, Osun

Nigerians in Diaspora plan N2bn medical facilities for Ondo hospitals

Bebe eager to make United impact

Blackpool complete Keinan signing

Peace returns to Ondo community as Mimiko intervenes

Ekiti doctors are highest paid in South-West – UTH boss

62 parties to participate in 2011 poll — Jega

Onuoha happy with loan deal

NANS warns politicians against using students as thugs

Europa: Liverpool, Man City on duty

Utaka’s injury worries Portsmouth

NUC may withdraw licences of Abia varsity, LAUTECH

N100bn bond: Ogun assembly invites members for meeting

Tension in Owo over vacant stool

1,000 ex-militants to benefit from Rivers’ rehabilitation programme

NFF elections: Bosso supports Onigbinde, Chukwu

INEC reiterates commitment to credible poll

Felix eyes 400m title in Zurich

Ajibola tasks youth on honesty

Klitschko confirms Briggs defence

2011: Presidency moves to unite 1,000 pro-Jonathan groups

MTN partners SuperSport to broadcast EPL

Report lapses to my Facebook page, Jonathan tells Nigerians

Pensioners beg Alao-Akala to pay 142% arrears, others

72-year-old alleged rapist gets bail

Women seize $800m Escravos/Warri

Police parade Dipo Dina’s alleged killer

NCAT acquires three aircraft for training

Tax: Multinationals, others owe Lagos N43.8bn taxes – Fowler

Regency Alliance posts 65.7% drop in Q2 profit

Nigeria wins bronze at Youth Olympics

CNPP expresses doubt over 2011 poll

Redknapp happy with ‘great defeat’

Why Nigerians must vote wisely in 2011 – Oke

Mimiko has marginalised Ondo South – Group

Anelka laughs off France ban

2011: S’South, South-East leaders meet today

Delhi 2010: Boxers to tour Cuba

Nigerian to increase stake in CAMAC Energy

New regime: Banks may sell non-core banking businesses – CBN

Wages: Oni wants fg to involve states

FEC grants Nigerian citizenship to 82 foreigners

EFCC, ICPC probe Kebbi govt, Edo LG

We have blissful marital life — Married Albinos

Stolen Honda, Toyota, Nissan Pathfinder vehicles are easy to sell — Robbery suspects

Be computer-literate or resign, Mimiko tells civil servants

2011 elections under threat, says INEC

Narcissistic men typically direct their rage at straight women

Ethicists charge doctor with trying to prevent homosexuality in the womb

Depression linked to slow healing of diabetic foot ulcers

Following a script to escape a nightmare

Sunday tragedy, Police and state of the nation

Still on Police checkpoint revenue

24 youths complete NDDC’s welding scheme in South Africa

Discovering business opportunity in water treatment

Cybercrime: FG approves prosecution unit

Insurers’ capital base hits N500bn – NAICOM

ASI year-to-date growth falls to 20.9%

Don’t judge Siasia with Heartland outing – Esu

Delta protesters locked out of PDP headquarters

Presidential Air Fleet again?

Ghana coach, Rajevac, to sign new deal

Zoning and the wind of change

AMCON: Is CBN intervention in the public interest?

Open letter to Mr. President

Educational growth critical to Lagos megacity vision

Strategic buildings in CBD to enjoy steady power supply – Fashola

2011: The growing storm in Rivers’ PDP

INEC: 62 parties will contest 2011 elections

There is no mass defection in ANPP – S’South Vice-Chairman

Cybercrimes: FG approves establishment of prosecution unit

ITF levies: NASS may sanction erring companies

Teenager commits suicide in Ibadan

Cost-cutter to head new LATAM Airlines group

Malaysia Airlines in Q2 net loss

MMIA: Customs agent, toll gate operator clash

Delta Airlines contributes to $1.2bn JFK’s expansion

Auto firm, Tata in marketing deal

Germaine boosts service with logistics solutions

NRC introduces air-conditioned coaches in Lagos

Two S/American airlines’ shares surge on merger savings

Thai Airways details public offering plans

AISAN, pilots differ on flight routing plan

BAA, Unite reach deal to avert airport strike

Airline premium ticket demand jumps again

South African Airways to acquire six new planes

Plane makers mull critical move in engine battle

Airbus sees over 50 Mideast plane orders in 2010

Auto: FG to revitalise local assembly plants –VP

Baghdad returns to map of global airlines

Minister canvasses effective national transport policy

Japanese firm to transfer automoble recycling technology to Nigeria

Vehicle documents: Commissioner insists on due process

Infiniti introduces 2011 G25

2010 Jeep Patriot dazzles with off-road package

Malik: Pakistan aid will not fall to extremists

Agreement with ExxonMobil for Ghana business off, says Kosmos

South African workers begin ‘indefinite‘ strike

North Korean plane crashes in China

School building collapse kills 17 children in India

Why Nigerians need Jonathan beyond 2011 — Ex-lawmaker

Anenih canvasses support for orphans

Minister tasks traditional medicine practitioners on products

2010 admissions: JAMB insists on October 2 deadline

Constitution amendment: Suits on Jonathan’s assent healthy for Nigeria – NBA

Impeachment: Youths besiege Plateau assembly

Boy sues IG, others over father’s killing

Murder: Nigerians stage protest march in Johannesburg

Fresh downpour in China kills 51

Banks: ‘Too much regulation may hurt economy’

AIG unit pursuing African aircraft leasing deals

NTP presidential candidate advises Nigerians on 2011 poll

Blackburn confirm talks with prospective owner

Companies hit by UK schools building cuts

Cement price to fall soon –CMAN

Osun lecturers suspend indefinite strike

PHCN decries incessant vandalism of equipment in Ekiti

NBA boss calls for establishment of state police

89% federal workers pass competency test

Nigeria, South Africa rift, imaginary – Coleman

Nigeria’s football agents to get training

Amosun may soon declare for ACN

GFI plans sale as value of bonds drops

CSWAMZ not a substitute for supervision of banks –CBN

Transparency, proper valuation essential in bidding for rescued banks – Experts

Octogenarian Zimbabwean jailed 20 years for rape

NFF elections: Omidiran banks on FIFA experience

Osaze’s transfer fee not the issue –Onigbinde

Ugandan army accused of torture

Lagos accident: Police probe Ojodu, Isheri stations

Court halts American’s extradition

Ondo to develop information policy with N1bn

Edo to establish industrial park

FG committed to sustainable mining – Minister

Lekki-Epe Expressway: Experts fault Lagos on three toll gates

Council organises free classes for 3,500 students

Teachers’ strike: Oyo bows to pressure, NUT adamant

Abia assembly screens deputy governor-designate

Police discover stolen vehicles’ ‘workshop’ in Ibadan

Vietnam-Africa forum opens in Hanoi

NPL elections: Baribote sees hope in FIFA‘s reply

2011 elections: IBB will fail woefully – ARG

Rain to bring relief to Russia

Cleric tasks Muslims on 2011 elections

Association gives reason for not joining pension scheme

Inflation rate now 13 per cent –NBS

Mega Lifesciences complements LASG on malaria control

Confusion reigns over NFF election

2011: Nigeria must not disappoint international community – UK

Onyali wins franchise for Peter, Klitschko rematch

‘New listings may drop on JSE’

Breast abscesses linked to smoking, nipple piercings

MFBs tasked on Vision 2020

Jonathan arrives Libreville

Israeli female soldier denies Facebook photos wrongdoing

2011: Police, threat to credible elections in Nigeria – HRW

One injured as robbers attack bank in Ogun

PPA may conclude merger talks with PDP in two weeks

Ogun plots to manipulate voter registration – ACN

2011: Shun violence, ex-speaker urges Ekiti politicians

Solid Minerals Development Fund underway

‘Drilling technology’ll stamp out pipeline vandalism’

Why I’m running –Umeh

Still on Ogun State N100bn bond

Enhancing profitability in business through leasing

Re: N74bn Voter Register

IG, investigate Lagos multiple accident

Contractor may sue Niger on failed PPP arrangements

Power: FG directs NERC to review MYTO subsidy

OSUSTECH’s governing council’ll be reconstituted next week — Mimiko

New Deji pledges to rid Akure of hoodlums

Education minister and dearth of qualified teachers

A government of spendthrifts

FG sacks petroleum varsity’s principal, appoints successor

2011: Jonathan’ll declare after Ramadan – Presidency

Australian surfer dies after shark attack

Court dissolves marriage following wife’s maltreatment of husband

UN battles donor fatigue for funds for Pakistan

Food safety: Chicken, leading cause of food poisoning –Report

Presidency: Atiku demands waiver from PDP

Avoidable tragedy on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Anelka gets 18-match France ban

Nigerian Content: Expert urges NAICOM to consider joint ventures

Unity Kapital records 92% drop in Q2 profit

How parents come to accept Down Syndrome diagnosis

NSE urges investors to diversify portfolios

In and out of box, I George returns with canvas of joy

Best of African artworks at International Art Expo

Counting the cost of doctors‘ strike

PDP’s zoning debate: Postponing the evil day

In search of a Nelson Mandela

Cheaper ART underway for malaria treatment —FG

Anti-HIV microbicide raises questions as well as joy

How 25 kidnappers, robbers escaped from police cell in A’Ibom

Nigerian kids inspired me to go on – Rufai

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Why we set up graduate support office for our students —UNIOSUN

Post-UTME test: 73,392 candidates jostle for admission to Unilorin

Irate Muslim students protest in UI, hold campus hostage

LAUTECH: Tension grips students, workers as NUC ultimatum expires 

Degree-awarding status: More hurdles before YABATECH, others

NASENI lifts Anambra varsity with computerised milling machines, foundry

UN: Pakistan flood aid not getting through

Karzai orders private security closures

Suicide attack kills Iraqi army recruits in Baghdad

Anadarko finds oil in Mozambique

Ondo sets aside N1bn for geoinformation policy

Civil engineers vows to uphold professionalism

Aspirant seeks prayers for 2011 poll

Ogun: Ota bridge battle and the race for 2011

NMA decries imbalance in NHIS implementation

12 professors jostle for UI VC‘ seat

INEC commissioners’ low pay, invitation to corruption – CODER

2011 poll: INEC to employ undergraduates, corps members

Court stops NFF elections

Pick your assistants, Chukwu tells Siasia

ACF did not endorse zoning – Useni

PDP’s waiver: Atiku threatens legal action

Gunmen attack police station, kill Inspector

CBN urged to target lower inflation rate

CBN receives bids for four rescued banks

Imo seeks NNPC’s support for refinery project

Fashola expresses concern over FG’s consolidated salary structure

Why we bid for NITEL’s SAT-3 –MTN

Nigeria @ 50: Ohuabunwa decries poor state of economy

... to review guidelines on oil spill response

Lagos begins capital project inspection at LGs

Scavengers besiege accident scene

Oil: Communities want 10% equity share funds

FG to unveil new power roadmap Aug 26

NAFDAC intercepts N25m baby food, cornflakes

Gunmen kill man in Ogun

N4bn cocaine: NDLEA arraigns two foreigners

NSA has not resigned –Presidency

AGF keeps mum on constitution amendment, others

20,000 teachers to sit for promotion exams in Plateau – NUT

Police quizz Daniel’s aides over attack on ex- LG boss

Too much pepper can cause cancer of the tongue – Expert

Helmets: FRSC urges religious leaders to sensitise motorcyclists

Nigeria’s health care status worst globally – NHIS boss

Students’ protest rocks Osogbo

Court jails two Ghanaians for Indian hemp cultivation

Saraki warns traffic agency against indiscipline

A dearth of presidential materials

Minister orders integrity test on uncompleted Abuja buildings

Assault: Businessman sues ex-defence minister

Money laundering, terrorism bills: NDLEA boss urges N’Assembly to ensure quick passage

Students protest: Oshiomhole reprimands security aides over shooting

Abia: Judge refuses PDP’s application to vacate order

Extradition: American’s lawyer petitions FG

My mango farm can generate N3.5bn yearly — Nyako

2011: S’East summit okays Jonathan for presidency

Slain Ekiti politician was local govt employee – LG boss

Akunyili drums support for locally-made goods

Relatives of victims besiege Lagos accident scene

Constitution amendment and Presidential assent

Ogun’s burden of 100 billion bonds

Eye defect/blindness: Legislator advocates urgent measures

Corps members in civil service get new allowances

Pertinent questions for PHCN

The crisis at the Nigerian Stock Exchange

Monday, August 16, 2010

Bishop, Ijaw leader seek amnesty for jailed ex-UN peacekeepers

Doctors’ strike paralyses LAUTECH, Ekiti govt hospitals

Ogun Assembly set to approve N100bn bond

Religious crisis averted in UI

Furore over alleged withdrawal of students’ fund

Gunmen besiege Fayose’s Lagos home

NURTW member’s death: Police, Tokyo trade blame

Rehabilitation work begins soon on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Reporter’s notebook: ‘I counted 40 corpses’

Oyo judicial workers suspend strike

FG commences fencing of Onitsha cantonment

Money laundering, terrorism bills: Jonathan can’t rush us — Senate

25 kidnappers, robbers escape from A’Ibom police cell

Ohanaeze, govs endorse S’East political summit

Zoning no longer an issue in PDP — Obasanjo

Victims’ families besiege LASUTH, emergency centre

Analysis: Checkpoints of deaths, extortions

Oil spill: Rivers community faces tough times — Shell

Mimiko congratulates new Deji

Bloody day in Lagos

Global mobile data traffic tripled in 2009 - Ericsson

SIM registration: MTN sacks agents over corrupt practices

Facebook grosses $1bn in sales

Bharti Airtel to acquire Telecom Seychelles

FDIC pushes for life insurance disclosure

ICT development: ATCON, ITAN sign pact on information sharing

Staco Insurance settles N726.9m claims in seven months

Sunday, August 15, 2010

PDP’s countless internal frictions

2011: Militants warn members to steer clear

N150m scandal: Councillors serve chairman impeachment notice

BP to pay $50.6m for Texas explosion

Liverpool long way behind title trio – Hodgson

Wimbledon waives all-white rule for Olympics

German economy records 2.2% growth in Q2

Nauseating influence of former office-holders

BankUnited plans IPO

Greece defender Kyrgiakos ends international career

Ronaldo shows big belly, little pace

Death at police checkpoints

US retail sales, inflation at 40-year low

Court sheriffs to wear uniforms, carry arms

Zoning tears Ohanaeze leaders apart

MDGs: UN nominates Jonathan as guest speaker lauds NEC decision

Jonathan now PDP official candidate – Presidential aide

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Heartland face tough test

Clubs failure and NPL‘s sponsorship burden

Porto to test Benfica title defence

Marseille target reinforcement after poor start

Friday, August 13, 2010

George Weah goes to school in quest for election

Eagles ‘lost’ in transfer market

Commonwealth U-17 Handball: FCT, Niger teams to represent Nigeria

Promising Nigerian star, Alaba, in Bayern squad

Iniesta focuses on club as Barca meet Sevilla

Hottest Ghanaian rap crew in town

Robben hopes award will help his return

Chelsea still the team to beat

Players to watch

Imasuen to shoot documentary film on Da Grin

Prince Wadada’s rising fortune

De Huk Up show celebrates Bolaji Rosiji at 45

Maltina Dance All gathers momentum

Once bitten, twice shy

In search of dollars

Naija Legends Awards beckons

Timaya to lead Ali Baba’s forthcoming show

Parliamentary system is best – Ibiyinka Solarin, US-based professor of Political Science

National convention: Repositioning ACN for challenges ahead

National Assembly and INEC’s N87.7 billion subvention

US jobless claims in unexpected rise

My husband does not love me anymore

Could my wife be sleeping around?

Graft: EU cuts Uganda budget support

India sets August deadline to solve BlackBerry security issue

Benefits of recession for the employed

AngloGold production rises by 4.6%

We are grandparents, but he is unfaithful!

Selling pressure at NSE drags down indices

Local foods that can prevent cancer from ruining your sex life (1)

Little lies, partial truths or simply exaggerations?

I’m jobless, she is older but desperately wants marriage

European stocks gain, AB InBev leads

Ecological Fund: Trapped in the web of endless controversy

Taking back Nigerian campuses, one sexual harasser at a time! (1)

Ways to combat cross-border banditry (3)

Now I know what it takes to be a mother –Maureen Okereke, Nollywood actress

My battle with men’s advances is worse as a married woman – Omotola

What do I do with my Canada-bound fiancé who is getting married to another lady...

How to move from obscurity to fame

Make the best use of your opportunity

Matriculating the wise way

Best way to overcome life’s challenges

Uganda arrests ‘masterminds’ of World Cup bombings

India threatens to suspend BlackBerry by 31 August

South Africa’s media freedoms under threat?

Africa viewpoint: Spendthrift nation

Jobs picture dims as unemployment claims rise

High stress ‘delays pregnancy’

China examines milk powder ‘premature puberty’ reports

Man arrested over US serial stabbings

Medical students believe video games can help them become better doctors

The lives of thousands of accident victims worldwide could be saved by a simple injection

Climate change ‘will increase heart deaths’

Charles Taylor’s lawyer silenced in war crimes court

Two dead in Kazakh prison riot

Pakistani president visits flood relief camp in Sindh

Archaeologists discover Britain’s ‘oldest house’

How humanities can improve health care

Bone marrow stem cells repair skin of patients with rare fatal skin disease

PDP grants Jonathan four more years, disowns Atiku

Chartered accountant with expatriate oil and gas firm shot dead

Zoning: Douglas warns against overheating the polity

New ATM cards: Bank customers protest compulsory migration

Jankovic, Wozniacki upset in Cincinnati

Politicians jostle to organise fidau prayers for Ataoja

NBA, Afenifere disagree with ACF on zoning

Murray stays on course

Killing of AC aspirant: Human rights community gives Ekiti govt, police two-week ultimatum

N347bn fraud: Court remands Akingbola in EFCC custody

Balotelli joins Man City

Williams sisters commit to US for Fed Cup final

Ibori breaks down in Dubai prison, hospitalised

Doctors’ strike paralyses hospitals in Ibadan

Wenger sets Ramsey’s comeback date

Woods still looking for improvement

Averting the sex strike in the offing

Detained for stealing, 17-year-old girl gives birth to baby boy in Kirikiri

NANS tasks Onovo over Ekiti killings

Power sector reforms: PHCN gets N200bn

Federer wants 20 Grand Slams

Fears of emergency rule as NURTW unleashes violence on Ibadan

World markets drop on US economy fears

Brila stages Wave Your Banner

Zoning debate, negation of Nigerian nationhood —Emeka Anyaoku

Kidney problem: CMD advises against overseas treatment

Family tennis attracts huge entries

N200bn agric fund: FG urged

Pakistan sees food price surge amid floods

Zimbabwe diamonds sale underway

NB plans N17.5m prize for GUS VII winner

Eguavoen backs new-look Eagles to go places

One shot dead as NURTW fracas persists

Ballack sure of Germany captaincy

N405m fraud: EFCC arraigns ICSL bosses

Seme Customs nets N3bn revenue

Park ‘n‘ Shop brings SPAR to Nigeria

Basketball: Nigeria lose to Togo

Ismaily warn Heartland

SON sets January 2011 deadline for aluminum painted roofing

Bank of England forecasts ‘choppy’ economic recovery

Immortalising dead pupils through foundations

New Deji of Akure emerges

Aviation: FG establishes committee to review concession agreements

PDP readmits Abia governor, Chukwumerije

I went to LASU for self-development –– Pasuma

Prudential cuts the cost of AIA bid failure

Disu praises Eagles

Akanni criticises Amodu over Siasia

ITF, companies partner to boost productivity

Nigeria marks OPEC’s 50th anniversary

Ramadan: Prices of fruits rise

Al-Mustapha: Judge warns AIG to stop insulting lawyers

NAFDAC DG kicks against drug importation

LCC wants to make N100bn from us annually – Lekki residents

Kano safe for Federation Cup final – Pillars

Carvalho seals Real move

‘Poor infrastructure heightens cost of courier operation’

John Holt fraud allegation: Former MD says it‘s a fabrication

Japan ‘monitoring’ yen progress

NUT distributes electronics to members

‘Parental role in child development is key’

CBN to auction 489.6m pieces of de-monetised coins

Commissioner, ex-MILAD join Ogun governorship race

PDP must put its house in order – Aspirant

Standard Bank restates commitment to invest in Nigeria

UBEC donates mobile science kits to Lagos schools

Strike: Oyo teachers plan public protest

Accidents: Toyota inquiry implies driver error

Nigeria at 50: Coca-Cola floats Open-4-Happiness promo

John Holt fraud allegation: Former MD says it’s a fabrication

I’ve told Balotelli to join City – Toure

Blanc sees positives in defeat

2011: ‘Jonathan should be allowed to contest’

Skeletal activity resumes after ship collision

Pollution: FG, Rivers sign $700m agreement

Abuja collapsed building: FG, NAICOM to prosecute developer

LAIF seeks media support on creative awards

NIC: Reps committee submits report

Petrol tanker fire kills two in Ogun

Jonathan’s wife seeks donation for Jos, Haiti victims

Bandits kill two, injure one in Delta

2011: Reducing drug circulation ’ll curb violence — Giade

EFCC arraigns Akingbola today

Public projects are substandard – Engineers

NEC meeting: Alao-Akala’s attempt to send Adeojo out failed

Delhi 2010: AFN invites Okagbare, 30 others to camp

Nadal, Djokovic survive Toronto tests

Greenhouse Suites promises best delivery in hospitality

Trade gains expected after Colombia-Venezuela deal

Australian unemployment in surprise pre-election jump

Commissioner, proprietor disagree on schools’ closure in Ondo

Lagos to set up inclusive units in schools

LASG, renovate Ojota Bridge

‘Why banks are unlike conventional industries’

Liberia: Contentious maritime Act under more scrutiny

Uduaghan cautions youths on 2011 poll

Mauritanian court rejects Milan kidnapper’s appeal

Imminent building collapse in Oluyole LGA

On legislators’ jumbo pay

Colombia can sign pact with US –Chavez

Mark solicits prayers for Nigeria

Tension in Osun over political violence

P’Harcourt: Customs generates N11.5bn half-year revenue

Experts call for more private sector-driven economy

Fake stockbrokers: Operators react to allegations

Customs hands over seized Indian Hemp to NDLEA

Re-engineering FRSC: Three years after

Group donates educational materials to public school

Greek economy shrinks further

Principal hinges economic success on adherence to God’s word

European markets trade mixed

SMEDAN, RMRDC pledge commitment to cluster processing

Win over Bolt good for athletics – Gay

Football: Politicians influence selection – Adamu

Jonathan: Other zones should support S’South – Orubebe

Deadline to telecoms operators stands – NESREA

No Electoral Act, no election timetable — INEC

Illegal connection: Electrician dies on PHCN pole

Court restrains EFCC, police from arresting Okereke-Onyiuke

Mixed reactions trail restriction of okada on expressways

2011: Kidnapping may rise — INEC adviser

Zoning won’t kill PDP – Jonathan

Gunmen still hold 82-year-old woman four months after she was kidnapped

Principal commits suicide over HIV status

I’ll rule Osun State — Aregbesola

Group urges EFCC to probe senators, Reps’ allowances

Oil and gas insurance: Nigeria loses $68bn to foreign underwriters

Banks’ crisis: A harvest of probes, litigation

2011: PDP gives Jonathan go-ahead to contest

NFF closes in on Siasia

West Ham cool Yakubu interest

FIIRO, Japan partner on cassava, yam production

Diversification of economic base and Nigeria’s future

‘Ban Okada riders from our roads’

Chinese industrial growth slows again

Admonitions as GIC pupils graduate

The joy and the beauty of growing old

APM Terminals grants 70% waiver on NIPP containers

Forensic audit begins on NSE‘s accounts

NSE shakeup may affect confidence in banking sector

Piracy: Threatening maritime security, economy

Discovering business opportunities inside airport terminals

Caution! Cell phone may cause low sperm count

REC hinges economic growth on credible poll

Netanyahu rejects peace talks based on 1967 borders

Daniel, caution unscrupulous revenue collectors

Make legislators’ salaries conform to APRM recommendation

Tame armed robbers’ siege

Thursday, August 12, 2010

One shot dead as NURTW fracas persists in Oyo

LG poll: C’River intensifies campaign against violence

2011: Militant group charges members to shun politicians‘ overtures

Monarch tasks FG on utilization of police funds

Group petitions Oyo police boss over missing contractors

No automatic ticket, Ben Obi warns Ekwunife

Run, Jonathan Run fever: Sex and sensibility

SIECs demand role in voters registration

Lecturer stresses importance of DNA, fingerprints

2011: ‘Give youths a chance to rule’

Ignore calls for REC’s redeployment, group urges Jega

Eight hospitalised after amala meal in Osun

Nigeria@50: Jonathan unveils special clock

NURTW’s proscription, executive recklessness — NLC

Erunmu Inland Port needs FG’s attention —Commissioner

...Oni promises to beef up security

ACN threatens SARS members over Ekiti killing

Salary: Ondo workers give govt 14-day ultimatum

Speaker urges monarchs to sustain peace in Delta

Vice-President, govs, others task Nigerians over Ramadan

Mobil rescues drowning fisherman in A’Ibom

Windstorm: Centre commences tree planting in Ebonyi

Deji: Leading candidate emerges as kingmakers conclude rites

Pray for Nigeria, Oshiomhole urges Muslims

Adventist church kicks against voting on Saturdays

2011 and motives

Falconets topple Eagles at Presidential Villa reception

‘Iraq not ready for US troop pull -out‘

Pakistani president visits flood-hit Sindh province

Bin Laden chef sentenced to 14 years in jail

Fake policeman arraigned for attempted robbery

I was detained for three months because of my dreadlocks — Released Rastafarian

I’ve provided clue to police on my son’s killers

Relationship: More women spy on husbands with technology–Study

Neymar, Pato lead new-look Brazil over USA

FIFA to probe N’Korea claims

Everton reject Hammers’ bid for Yakubu

Why I joined Cardiff – Olofinjana

Akinloye hails Setraco tennis

Nigeria remain 30th on FIFA rankings

NFF won’t postpone elections – Maigari

Mustapha faults calls for state FA elections

Badminton: Delhi 2010 trials begin

NFF elections: Olopade promises positive change

Federer breaks record on return

Fletcher eyes long Man Utd stay

‘New Drogba’ to snub Real

Fed Cup: Galadima pleads with Kano fans

Akpoborie backs ex-players for NFF elections

Choi fires Korea to win over Eagles

68 per cent of Oyo taxes are illegal –MAN

No political will to deliver housing –Surveyors

FG hands over liquidated sugar company

Elephants upset Italy in friendly

Injured Powell won’t take any risks

Oil: Nigeria faces hard times –NACCIMA

Allegations against me political – Okereke-Onyiuke

Iniesta would welcome Ozil

Crude oil lifting: Nigerians lose N273.75bn annually to foreigners

It will be tough at the top – Ferguson

Violence: Taraba gov to prosecute errant politicians

Court stops dissolution of Abia PDP executive

‘Only popular candidates will emerge in ACN’

20 aspirants jostle for Abia governorship seat

MPPP flays Jonathan, PDP

Suspended Rep withdraws suit

LG poll: Imo protesters storm PDP national secretariat

PDP holds crucial NEC meeting today

Orji visits PDP national secretariat

Jega orders reorganisation at INEC headquarters

Desperate politicians may frustrate Jega – Falana

ASUU strike: NANS threatens showdown

NBA asks court to stop implementation of amended

$12.4bn Gulf windfall: Go to court, SERAP dares IBB

Anambra election tribunal reserves ruling on its qualification

Arrest of ex-commissioners, others not political — Rivers SSG

Five die as collapsed building traps 40 squatters in Abuja

Police engage robbery suspects in shoot-out, kill one

Interior minister moves to curb kidnapping

Jonathan effects new cabinet change

N16.45trn squandered during Obasanjo’s tenure — Oshiomhole

Strike: Enugu AG pleads with judiciary workers

Mrs. Ayoka Adebayo again?

No longer the way of women

One dies in Abuja multiple auto crash

FG to spend N23.07bn on new presidential jets

Jonathan effects new cabinet change.

PHCN officials and their collaborators

SEC, other regulators must not go back to sleep

Jega, redeploy Ayoka to INEC Headquarters

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

FG hands over liquidated sugar company to new owner

N150m scandal: C’River council boss gets impeachment notice

Strike: Oyo teachers plan to embark on public protest

Akpabio makes case for child Rights Act

Jonathan executes minor cabinet reshuffle

ICPC partners PHCN to fight corruption in Ibadan

Petroleum varsity shut as oil workers protest

Varsities will admit 527, 000 out of 1.3 million candidates — Registrar

Mimiko, Osemawe laud Akinkugbe at book launch

Ondo votes N170m for Akure, Ikare, Ore master plan

NURTW: Hoodlums go on the rampage again in Ibadan

Absence of witness stalls Al-Mustapha’s attempted murder trial

Ted Stevens dies in Alaska plane crash

Blast kills eight Iraqi soldiers

New ‘superbug’ hits UK hospitals

S’Africa government, unions plan talks to avert strike

Fresh rains threaten China’s landslide rescue effort

Diamond Bank supports SMEs

PENCOM fund assets hit N1.8tn

World Bank urges nations to avoid food export bans

Flour Mills to raise funds for capital projects

Errant policeman gets instant punishment

AES boss advises government on agric financing

Stakeholders advise MFBs on transparency

Skye Bank’s half-year profit drops to N6.4bn

Aspirant urges INEC to hasten action on voter’s register

Two policemen arrested over Ekiti killings

Worker productivity in US falls

Erosion, flood threaten Idimu residents

Four feared dead as commercial buses ram into LAWMA truck

CITN reiterates commitment to enhancing tax system

Camoranesi fined for 1994 challenge

Usain Bolt to miss rest of 2010

NSC praises basketball team

Federer begins work with new coach

I will knock Woods off number one spot – Mickelson

Friendlies: Africa set to redeem image

Day I wept after missing a penalty – Ikhana

Joe Cole as good as Messi – Gerrard

Oceanic Bank records N10.2bn Q2 profit

Bears sustain hold as indices drop by 1.0%

Stocks, crude oil fall on federal reserve speculation

Adebayor ponders Togo return

We’re not out for revenge – Eguavoen

Zoning will lead to insecurity – New NBA president

REC’s visit: Ekiti faults CNPP, others

AP responds to alleged misappropriation of funds

MAN scores economy low in Q1

2011: Group asks Jonathan to focus on youth development

Imoke’s promises and realities of C’River PDP primaries

Online registration: PDP targets six million members

IYC, AYCF leaders call for postponement of 2011 elections

Oil companies need incentives to grow Nigeria’s reserves – NAPE

NEC blames banks for poor access to agric fund

Competency test: 1,000 directors defy FG

Group protests dissolution of Ogun PDP executive

Zoning: A litmus test for rights of minorities

Erosion threat: FG, Lagos move to remove wrecks

Infrastructure: Jonathan seeks N’Assembly’s approval to borrow N664bn

Constitution amendment: Aturu sues N’Assembly, AGF

Post-amnesty: Vocational training for ex-militants begins Aug. 20 — Alaibe

2011: We stand by zoning — ACF

Senate rebuffs Jonathan’s plea on money laundering, terrorism bills

Why I’ve not delivered democracy dividends — Obasanjo-Bello

2011: Controversy over A’Ibom dep gov slot

No plans to exclude party members — PDP

Bayelsa violence: Gunmen attack Daukoru’s palace

2011 and dearth of issue-based politics

Akunyili urges firms to establish plants in Nigeria

Senate approves three new ministers

Market crash: Okereke-Onyiuke, others lacked co-ordination — SEC

Lagos bans okada from expressways

2011: No Jonathan, no sex — Women group

Voter register: Senate approves N87.7bn for INEC

Minister, Nafada, Osotimehin, others lose N404m to 419 stockbrokers to 419 stockbrokers

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Wild fire pushes Russia to reduce grain harvest forecast

Minister decries in-fighting among health workers

Morgan Stanley’s $11bn makes Chicago taxpayers cry

Ghana’s targets 750,000 metric tonnes of cocoa in next harvest

‘Green pepper saves African bananas from pests’

Nigeria must raise immunisation status —PAN

Turkish Air grounds overweight staff - Report

Toyota adjusts production cost on yen’s rise

China’s Evergrande sees steadying house prices

Senegal to boost power supply with gas-fired plant

Travel rise spurs hotels to seek rate increases

NANNM faults inclusion of extension workers in midwives’scheme

Fixing Nigeria’s oil pollution crisis: Lessons from Obama

Illegal killing: Stanley Paints salutes judiciary,

Zoning is democratic

Tax payment hinders Heritage‘s $1.45bn assets sale

Nigeria’s debt and corruption: Slippery slope to perdition

BP oil spill costs over $6bn

Marking 80 years with arts and prayers

Heaven’s Gate ties loose ends in two seasons

Health missions: Quick fixes or a solution?

Union in talks to save troubled Mexican airline

Civil servants and promotion test

TUC: We will go on strike over minimum wage

Online registration: PDP targets 6m members

FG partners Atomic agency on cancer management

JAMB will admit 527, 000 out of 1.3 million candidates – Registrar

NAF to fly made-in-Nigeria jet in 2015

Exco dissolution: Ogun PDP holds rally to condemn decision

2011: No Jonathan, no sex –Women group tell husbands

China axes inefficient factories

US Defence Secretary proposes defence cuts

Kagame sets for landslide win in Rwanda‘s poll

Rescuers search for China‘s landslide survivors in Gansu

UN: Afghan civilian toll rises due to insurgent attacks

Monday, August 09, 2010

Climate change reduces hydroelectricity supply from dams —Don

FG reappoints Oloyo as Fedpoly Ilaro’s rector

Polytechnic workers begin strike over non-payment of salary

OSUTECH: Aspirant asks House to probe licence withdrawal

Lecturer calls for unity, selflessness among Nigerians

Varsity proprietor urges govt to improve reading culture

Food security: Lecturer advocates adoption of agricultural technologies

EFCC desk officers arraigned for N50,000 fraud

Gunmen attack oil magnate, employee

South African Commission empowers female students

Oko Poly invites SSS to probe forged certificates

Ekwueme, Ejiofor urge FG to convert Oko poly to varsity

Nigerian engineers should meet global standard —NASENI

Nigeria will survive

Houseboy steals master’s gun, robs with it

Man allegedly dupes traders over travellers’ cheques

Osun inaugurates Child Rights’ Act in LGAs

Advocates urge battered wives to speak up

Ogun doctors begin strike

Kingmakers divided over candidates for Deji’s stool

Scholarships should inspire Falconets – Galadima

Polo: Shema hails MTN

Nigerian taekwandoists, third best in the world

‘Okagbare, Nigeria’s greatest asset’

Man found dead beside motorcycle at bus stop

Again, Alao-Akala visits Nwodo

Lagos target badminton glory

Lafarge Cement celebrates with SportsDay

Hackers operate via Chinese internet links

Social media cost Britain £14bn a year

Lack of smartphones makes WiMax mobile a challenge – Survey

Nasri keen to right wrongs

Lucozade Sport reaffirms commitment to Nigerian League

President’s wife seeks harmony in family system

Ramadan: Pray for Nigeria, NSCIA advises Muslims

Brown quits England

Woods questions Ryder Cup spot

Starcomms inaugurates multilingual customer contact service

Smartphones: Security concerns rise

Etisalat pledges enhanced services to subscribers

Supercomputing in the cloud gains momentum

Bayern stop Ribery

Kuznetsova wins San Diego title

Competency test: Judge’s absence stalls suit

EFCC to arraign Akingbola on Thursday

Jonathan opens PDP’s online registration

Van Gaal slams Blatter over technology delay

Moratti rules out Maicon exit

BBC staff members lose laptops, mobiles worth £240,019

‘Mobile broadband‘ll boom over next five years’

Nigeria’s N24.4tn e-Payment card business under threat – Experts

Dell boosts local computing with new enterprise solutions

Loic Remy wants Spurs move

Ferguson praises Scholes display

SEC appoints two firms to probe NSE’s operations

$12.4bn oil windfall: SERAP accuses AGF of cover-up

S’East to decide on zoning next week — Ekweremadu

Kaduna gov Kaduna gov sacks 525 aides

Macheda urges Balotelli to join City

Fed Cup final: Enyimba scared of Kano fans

HP to signal direction with choice of new chief

MTN seeks legislation to protect telecoms operators

India‘s busiest port shut as containers float in sea

China orders 2,000 firms to shut old capacity

Boer emerges GM of The Golden Tulip Hotel

Delay in issuance of driving licence by FRSC

Competency test: FG satisfied with response

NDIC wants strategic partnership with law enforcement agencies

2011: Group gives Jonathan ultimatum to declare ambition

Altech inaugurates plastic card plant

Bharti, 15 others inaugurate submarine cable in Africa

FHA to start FESTAC Town rehabilitation soon

Mikel dismisses City threat

Bio to receive U-18 basketballers

Edo health workers suspend strike

Ondo rerun: Civil groups indict PDP officials

Stop harassing Nigerians, FG warns police

Obi urges FG to rebuild Haiti’s court complex

Bornu approves payment of N44m pension arrears

Nigerian tennis stars show class in Senegal

Premier League stronger than La Liga

CBN, AGRA sign MoU on agric financing

SAP offers solution to expand SMEs‘ IT portfolio

Microsoft, Yahoo let users choose ads

Obasanjo dispels assassination rumours

GTB, Afribank present results to NSE

NAFDAC seals off four bakeries

Patricia Etteh and national honours

Construction workers lament planned exclusion from minimum wage

China July car demand growth slowest in 16 months

Tuition fees to be replaced by graduate tax

US recovery pace pits Maki employment view against Sinai

US senator calls Infosys a chop shop

Shekarau pledges partnership with NIPR

Fashola, check fraud, extortion at Lagos licencing offices

Gov faults beans importation from Burkina Faso

NSE: Ikazoboh cautions operators on comments

AC transforms to ACN, says change imperative

Lagos requires 257,000 tonnes of fish annually

Stock market crisis: Pension firm reduces investment in stocks

Not all mobile devices from China are substandard – Nokia

Oman says no plans to ban BlackBerry services

Habila measures time in Abuja

New literary series views Africa through African eyes

SIM registration: FG, NCC to determine cost bearer

NFF: I’m in the race to save Nigerian football

O’Neill quits as Villa boss

Kebbi investigates political violence

Alao-Akala threatens to sack Oyo teachers

Jonathan’s presidential bid splits Ribadu, El-Rufai

Centre calls for increased budget allocation

Mimiko harps on virtues of diligence, inducts 400 fresh employees

N13.7bn profit for contractors raises questions

Aspirant killed hours after declaration

Silicon oil may protect vision from radiation for eye cancer

A new pumping device brings hope for Cheney

2011: NESG offers to assist INEC

NSE’s indices dip by 0.52%

LCCI highlights impact of corruption on economy

Fans task NBBF over Chile 2011 FIBA U-19

Why I returned home – Ikhana

How Okereke-Onyiuke missed graceful exit – Investigation

Castro’s book describes rebel shaped by childhood

Literature, history at CORA book feast

Juwah to tackle poor service in telecoms sector

New broadband capacity coming soon – FG

Expert task operators on good credit scan system

Legislators: Between jumbo pay and the impoverished populace

Presidential assent: No court will apply amended constitution –Osipitan

‘Banking reforms to unlock Nigeria’s potential’

NERC inaugurates customers’ complaints forum in Lagos

Making money through building for low income earners

2011: Groups align for Fashola’s return

Shaking off our men’s lethargy!

NNPC and the dividends from NLNG

Indoor plants boost productivity – HP research

Three manufacturing stocks grind out good returns

Indian shares edge higher in choppy trade

China landslide death toll jumps

Three people remanded in prison over policeman’s death

FG, NCC to determine who pays for SIM card registration

BP oil spill costs pass $6bn mark

Aspirant asks Ondo House to probe OSUTECH Licence withdrawal

Election monitors must follow due process – Jega

Governance in Nigeria runs like a criminal enterprise-Kukah

I‘m not dead- Obasanjo

Sunday, August 08, 2010

AC, PDP disagree on spate of violence in Osun

Redeployment call: Police reply Balogun

Three youths arraigned for armed robbery

Writing skills: Ogun grills 50 civil servants

Kogi: 25 die in okada accidents in six months

‘60% of Agodi prison inmates are Oyo State indigenes‘

Ondo to re-award Owena Water Works project

Kidnapping: Daniel canvasses active role for traditional rulers

Lagos monarch seeks end to dichotomy

Emir’s stool: Kingmakers urge commissioner to stop interfering

Lochte beats Phelps again

Juve give up on Dzeko

Jegede shines at Chess Heights Monthly meet

Taiwan targets Vietnam, Indonesia for trade pacts

AP crisis: AC seeks immediate action

Osun governorship race: Aspirant faults endorsement of Rep

Senior civil servants sue FG, AGF over competency test

Removal of ruptured Mich oil pipeline begins

Violence, criticism trail Oyo NURTW’s proscription

I‘ve no desire to quit Arsenal – Wenger

Valdano defends Kaka

United lift Community Shield

Mourinho rules out Ashley Cole bid

Senator seeks Nwodo’s intervention in Edo PDP crisis

Fed easing debate intensifies

Rendell urges fee increases

Infrastructural challenges to top projections for Lagos 2011 budget

Ogun West youths seek reduction in governorship aspirants

Akande promises new ANPP

European stocks post weekly growth

Drama as task force arrests ex-director, call girls

RIM, Saudi Arabia reach deal to continue BlackBerry – AP

PDP clears Imo LG chairmanship seats

NIPOGA: Ede Poly ready to host 3, 000 athletes –Rector

Why I chose Italy – Amauri

Gatlin continues comeback with second win

C’ Wealth Games: Toblow wants early camping

‘N4bn cocaine raid not targeted at anyone’

Google buys Slide social media for $182m

Two policemen, AC aspirant die in Ekiti violence

Toyota fills unused capacity at Texas plant

Berkshire profit falls as Buffett’s derivatives bets decline

UK couple murdered in ‘honour killing’

S’East set for political summit

Ogun PDP elders, group hail dissolution of state executive

South-South business leaders back Jonathan for presidency

UAE workers can break Ramadan – Report

O’dua wants trade fair complex in Ibadan

New NCC boss to focus on affordable tariffs

AIG in talks for complete government exit

Post-amnesty: Two ex-militants caught with drugs, escape expulsion

Lottery Commission backs Glo‘s promo

Jonathan tasks NDC on national security

Enyimba win Super Four

Alexander, Cloud defend titles

Capello sorry for World Cup debacle

Elections: Candidates jittery over SSS screening

N504.7m debt: Appeal court strikes out bank’s suit against firm

Stakeholders to mark 50 years of ICT

NPF Microfinance Bank seeks listing on NSE

InterSwitch drives e-payment with Verve promo

Week of key decisions by PDP

ECOWAS Brown Card: Nigeria may regain management leadership

NIA seeks retired Judge to head complaint bureau

FG to adopt PPP model for power firms’ privatisation

Oil spill: Delta asks Chevron to compensate oil spill victims

Smog chokes Moscow residents

Row erupts over Israeli military post

Gay couples vulnerable to HIV when monogamy is unsure

That Punch editorial on national award

Application of rule of law in Nigeria protects the elite – Ribadu

Stop promoting parochial interests, Lar tells Northern leaders

Housewives, traders differ on foodstuffs‘ prices

Gunmen kill banker in children‘s presence

‘Constitution amendment doesn’t require presidential assent’

June 12 annulment stalled Nigerians’ dream – Mark

Legislators’ pay and OBJ’s home truth

2011: Performing PDP govs have nothing to fear – Nwodo

On CBN’s N130bn largesse

Questions Ayoka Adebayo must answer

CBN’s bail-out packages

HIV AIDS: Will we win and when?

Can bloody revolution take place in Nigeria?

NASA’s messenger spacecraft discovers surprises on mercury

A recalibrated formula eases women’s workouts

137 die, 1,300 missing in China, Germany disasters

Commission wants South Sudan vote delayed

MMA2: Aero moves to relocate to GAT

Credit squeeze: New car sales drop, tokunbo booms

Fin Insurance strengthens Lagos, south west region

Oil and gas: ‘Local insurers must be given more opportunities’

2011: Jonathan to declare ambition soon – Minister

Fibre cables: VSAT business still viable - ISPs

Stanbic IBTC posts N5.3bn half-year profit

2011 budget: Economic affairs tops Lagos priority

Group asks Mark to swear-in senator-elect

NFF: Odegbami, Obaseki want state FA elections first

Wozniacki wins Danish Open

Starcomms delivers world’s first CDMA roaming

127 people killed in China‘s landslides

Juan Manuel Santos sworn in as Colombian president

EU, FG identify 1,591 community projects in N’Delta

New prime minister appointed in S‘ Korea reshuffle

S‘ Africa police: Naomi Campbell stones are diamonds

Ondo House pledges to monitor disbursement of N1bn loan to farmers

Mimiko raises hope on OSUTECH, set to constitute Governing Board

Saturday, August 07, 2010

Ogun, Chinese province establish business council

Accenture says nascent business key to economic growth

CIPPON calls for revival of moribund paper mills

Public property, maintenance culture and the Nigerian

Security versus armed robbery and assassination attacks

Collectors’ piece for DIYs and professional mechanics (1)

What do I do about my childlessness?

Coastal Guard bill to ensure national security –Merchant Navy

African Cup: Tigers coach assures on ticket

France ‘98 champions set for reunion

Oyedeji Basketball Camp starts Aug 23

CFIN decries absence of unified database system in Nigeria

Chelsea, United battle for Community Shield

Spanish govt want evidence in match fixing case

Rebel French players face disciplinary case

Mayweather sued, business booted from Vegas

Germany rest top players against Denmark

Some people are benefiting from Plateau crises – Iroham, AIG Zone 4

Thai duty free giant eyes Leicester takeover

Suns lure Blanks from Cleveland

Flying Eagles face Guinea in Conakry

Unsettling brawl over LAUTECH

Zoning ’ll foist mediocrity on the people – Iheanacho, Interior Minister

‘Kaka put career at risk’

Choosing a suitable insurance policy

Ronaldinho not for sale – Milan

We must confront the demons of maladministration (3)

Dollars, NBA won‘t change me, says Solomon Alabi

‘Mobile phone funds transfer can discourage armed robbery’

2,000 graduates benefit from nddc employment scheme

NASS urged to pass Integration Bill

2011: Former Reps charge Jonathan on credible poll

Confusion in C’River over LG poll

Davida Okpara maintains status quo

Face of Selara returns

Review of newspaper reports by electronic media

NFF: Petty politics not way forward

Nkiru Olumide-Ojo opens PR shop

Nona Adimorah absent at sister, Nkiru Anumundu’s birthday party

Colorado man delivers pizza and saves heart attack victim

Air France attendant held for robbing passengers

Two headed calf born in Egypt expected to survive

Frank Osodi celebrates 20 years of beautifying women

Folake Akinruntan raises her pedestal

2011: Campaigning for the silent Jonathan

Ex-beauty queen, Sylvia adds to her household

Unveiling Jennifer Uzo, the hottest thing in nightclub business

Singer murdered after denying he was dead

Boulder woman gets jail time for taping dog to fridge

Police nab bandit who used underwear as mask

Bridge game fights led man to murder wife

Hanks Anuku bags political appointment

Banks make Nigerians underutilise ATM cards – Bayo Adeokun, E-Pay Plus MD

Berlin: So young, so beautiful, so free

Kidnapped NUJ members: Akpabio should show concern

There’s no age barrier for a man to meet women – Pa Lamidi Akanbi, 90

The magomago is Nigeria, not just zoning

Singing and dancing with Falconets

Alzheimer’s caregivers’ outlook may vary by race, ethnicity

Biometric registration of pensioners

The change we need

The Nigerian challenges

The greatest civic virtue, on second thought

Gaps found in breast cancer screening

Crown-sized trouble for Adepate over death of 14-yr-old lover

Dengue infection re-emerges in Florida: CDC

Calling on Nigerian Buffets and Gates

We support youths with good business ideas – Adedamola Ajayi, Youth Business Initiative CEO

It’s getting difficult having capable hands to work with – George-Taylor

On the wrong side of the scale

Excess weight in older women linked to diminished memory

Mega deal turns sour for 419 cartel

Your mind affects your health – Dr Olukayode Oremakinde

Jonathan 2011: The stand of Niger Delta people

Tanker crushes five to death

EU‘s $581bn safety fund up and running

Tennis player, Dairo Toyin, caught with heroin

Chinese demand lifts Rio’s profit

Oil eases below $82 ahead of US payrolls report

Envoy charges FG to clarify rules on energy

RBS half-year profits hit £1.1bn

Nutricima gives away prizes to customers

Air Nigeria to buy four new aircraft this month

Ex-MILAD chides Oyinlola, Alao-Akala over feud

Adamawa PDP crisis: Jonathan insists on internal democracy

India firms to invest $2bn in Nigeria

SMEDAN seeks inter-agency collaboration to boost industries

Dickson Iroegbu seeks new Jos with Save Our Plateau

MTN BizLink offers regressive tariff rates

FG moves to boost non-oil export through AGOA

2011: IBB, Buhari and Atiku’s ambition come under criticism

300 election petitions still in courts – Group

Funding: Commercialise your laboratories, FG urges NISLT

‘Stop playing with your children’s future’

Bayern cruise to German Super Cup

Nigeria, Germany set to deepen investment, business relations

Afribank redefines investment climate with multi-million naira Abuja complex

Doris Simon, Yinka Davies on Lifestyle cast

‘Presidential assent compulsory for amended constitution’

US blasts Nigeria over terrorism policies

Memories of Rex Lawson as Nigeria LNG launches $10,000 choral competition in Rivers State

Nigerian-Spanish Association introduces Spanish language class

LCCI tasks entrepreneurs on ethical values in business

‘Countdown to Zero’: Envisioning a world free of nuclear weapons

Wozniacki battles to Danish Open final

NTI: Equipping teachers for better performance

Administrator blames juvenile delinquency on parents

Plateau PDP crisis: Group condemns reopening of caretaker office

TV is lagging behind in Nigeria because radio is cheaper to run – Olisa Adibua

Abba, Onyeka Onwenu, 15 others bag honorary degrees

I didn’t become Ajasin varsity VC because my brother is gov

N34tn down the drain … and FEC still laughing

Paedophiles on the prowl

Keane‘s Ipswich stun favourites Middlesbrough

Mikel to start against Manchester United

PHCN, crazy billing and tariff increase

How to do an annual financial check-up

Mechanic wins first car in Oando promo

From Cardiff, a tool box for media managers

Tokyo reinstated as Oyo NURTW boss

Electoral Act: INEC officials to swear oath

Assembly elections hot up in Anambra

Improving Nigeria’s economy through transparent cargo declaration

Turkish court annuls arrest warrants over ‘coup plot‘

Libya to create $100m investment fund in Niger

Ivory Coast president pledges polls

IMF: Angola‘s economic outlook favourable

Trouble brews in Kwara community over Emirship stool

Milner could move to City by weekend, O‘Neill says

Foreign medical workers killed in Afghanistan

Pakistan issues flooding ‘red alert‘ for Sindh province

Friday, August 06, 2010

Why we don’t pay royalties to Nigerian artistes –Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President of MTV

There are no more police checkpoints, only stop-and-search spots –Azubuko Udah, AIG, Zone 2

I tried in vain to become a soldier or a policeman – Consoligbadun

Jonathan releases scorecard on Nigeria’s peace operations

Mushroom: the health booster

Americans continue to get fatter, CDC finds

Key cholesterol genes finding ‘may help treatment‘

The sisters living without stomachs

Genuine all-over tan ‘a physical impossibility‘

Fit heart can slow brain ageing, US researchers say

2011: Jonathan, Sambo will run on same ticket – Abba Aji

Arthritis patients ‘may benefit from weight training’

“The listening program helps children with down syndrome improve speech skills”

FG will stand by its nationals, Hong tells Nigerians in South Africa

NGO awards grant to victim of human trafficking

Care by podiatric physicians dramatically decreases limb amputation

Hypertension and chili peppers

Fighting infections with blood clots

Yemen’s suffers ‘silent emergency’ as food runs short

Sir Shina Peters to tour the world

PSC, minister in turf war over recruitment of 40,000 policemen

Amended constitution requires no presidential assent – Expert

Lagos mini-marathon gets date

Ondo cnpp expresses dismay over Jega’s defence of Mrs Adebayo

ICPC, efcc operatives lay siege to Imo

Seagull Carnival band brings Efik music and culture to Lagos

Onyeka Owenu’s grouse with Ohakim

Batholomew Ajani Sholademi: Where art thou?

Deutsche Telekom net falls on UK merger costs

Patients experience faster recuperation with healing touch

Study suggests sperm may be harmed by exposure to BPA

Plane accident scare at Zimbabwe‘s Harare airport

Dollar approaches eight-month low against yen

AIG repays $3.5bn of Fed debt

The making of another Ibori

Questionable projects Jonathan commissioned in Akwa Ibom

Genetically engineered herpes virus helps treat mouth, neck and head cancer

T-Square: queen of swagga in the making

W‘ Africa Corporate Games‘ participants hit 500

Youth Olympics: Nigerian athletes, officials leave in batches

Majid Michael, Nadia Buari for joint movie premiere in Lagos

Voter register: Shittu, SUPA, support Jega’s N74bn bill

Yoruba film producer, wife arrested for conspiracy

Committee dissolution: Senators pressure Mark to reverse decision

TSFN unable to get sponsorship for its programmes – Ajao

Liverpool face Trabzonspor in

Ataoja buried amid tears, encomiums

PDP dissolves Ogun state executive ..BoT, National Caucus to meet

NSE: Reps summon Oteh, Dangote, Okereke-Onyiuke …as mixed feelings trail removal of former DG

Actors, producers and directors unite for Eddie Ugbomah

Tabernacle drops new album

LAWMA, PSP operators in limbo as waste build up in Lagos again

Orji Kalu’s dwindling political clout

Jonathan is a forerunner, not a messiah

Baidu says Google gains by avoiding censorship cost

Wheat soars to 23-month high, Russia bans export

My fiancée is pregnant with my friend’s baby

Gwas find important genes

Cross-dressing men flogged in Sudan for being ‘womanly’

Rwanda government denies link to assassinations

I sleep with my husband’s friend

No more love in my marriage

Pentagon wants Wiki Leaks to return all documents

Oil falls as US fuel stockpiles rise, Chinese equities drop

Akwa Ibom’s apathy to the plights of kidnapped journalists

How we journeyed from Synagogue Church of All Nations to France –Nigerian girls deported from France

South Africa mob burns suspected cable thieves alive

Meet the award-winning cast of So Wrong, So Wright

Deep brain stimulation shows promise

Ali Baba’s bumper gift to the masses

Medical doctor who must trek for 24 hours to become a king

Sunshine beat Pillars as NPL gets support

Obi, Chukwumerije in secret meeting with PDP chairman

Gbagi picks second ministerial nomination for Delta

Nurses union dissociates itself from LUTH strike

President Jonathan appoints chief economic adviser

Cech, Ferdinand, Carrick out of Community Shield

Fabregas commits to Arsenal

‘Why kidnapping thrives in Abia’

Players who may not move this season

Gay stuns Bolt in 100m

AC warns against violence at Monday’s convention

FG, industrial stakeholders agree on sector revival initiatives

Obasanjo’s ICPC probes national, state assemblies’ allowances and constituency projects

Fuel scarcity looms as nupeng issues 14-day ultimatum to fg

What an Eagle can’t do, a Falconet can

What’s on your hair?

Simply elegant

I assumed I was happily married until the father of my four children announced his plan

Much ado about Mercy Johnson

The conclusion of the whole matter

Nigerian music and movie artistes endorse President Jonathan for 2011

Arousing your husband’s sexual desire (2)

No country for poor people

Ways to combat cross-border banditry (2)

The rich are different from you and me

Europe breaking electronic waste export ban

Naomi Campbell tells Taylor trial of ‘dirty stones‘

EU pull-out hits Guinea-Bissau reforms

Baby Samuel: Family lawyers accuse health ministry of shielding errant doctors

Last minute scream saves nine-year-old girl from ritual killers

Re: Dangers of gossiping and tale bearing

Dealing with inconsiderate behaviour

Your analysis on Akpabio was wrong

You made my day with your write-up on Akpabio

What Nigerians spend maintaining multiple phone lines

‘Nigeria needs certified project managers to curb cases of failed projects‘

Angolan president relaunches $50 bln housing plan

I have a child, yet he does not want me

My boss’ wife wants me in bed

Predictions vary on whether women will embrace female condoms

Egyptian woman alleges rape by police on TV

Fuel distribution: NUPENG issues 14-day ultimatum to FG

South Africa recalls envoy to Rwanda

ODUACCIMA wants FG to build trade fair complex in Ibadan

JUSUN strike: Chairmanship candidates petition Oyo CJ over election appeals

Japan tanker was damaged in a terror attack, UAE says

‘Pakistan’s flooding pushes south’

India signs $42m loan agreement with DR Congo

Japan marks atomic bomb anniversary

Bronislaw Komorowski sworn in as Poland’s president

Thursday, August 05, 2010

X-Factor’s Joe McElderry comes out...finally

Court throws out deposed Deji’s suit

South-West prepares for Special Olympics

Enyimba will win Super Four – Unuanel

Violence: PDP chieftain wants Oyo police boss redeployed He is not my boss — CP

Yar’Adua and Jonathan related like brothers — Niboro, Adeniyi

Niger targets N7.5bn revenue from yam export

AYC qualifier: Obuh sure of victory over Guinea

Nigerian Army praises Fashola over Tertiary Games

Air Nigeria donates N20m to Falconets

NOC fixes date for election

Enugu police command dismantles checkpoints

State creation may begin in 2011

2011: Igbo’ll decide who becomes president — IYM

FG earmarks N2bn for book development

Ex-lawmaker arraigned for certificate forgery

Fabregas torn over Barcelona move

Anelka slams Domenech again

Group demands presidential assent to disability bill

A filmmaker’s favourite pasttime

Ekiti gives farmers two weeks to repay loan

IFRS: Our local standards don‘t have flaws –Accountants

Temile for Germinal Beerschot

Celtics sign Shaquille O’Neal

Nigeria must sustain democratic rule — Clinton

NESREA tasks clerics over safe environment

Judge gives condition for ex-UBEC official’s overseas trip

Nigeria needs $15bn to bridge infrastructure gap – DG ICRC

Bond: Ogun’s finances are shrinking, Daniel tells Speaker

Mega City project on course —Fashola

Obasanjo’s govt promoted corruption — Reps

Reduce number of checkpoints along Badagry-Agbara road

SON to impound products without certification number

United linked with Ozil, Trochowski

Metallurg grab Adeleye

Federal civil servants surrender to competency test

Exporters wants NEPC to handle EEG incentive

Inadequate infrastructure, bane of banking reform -Sanusi

Odu’a boss seeks proper procurement policy

Felabration gets October date

Return of the masked musician

Naseni equips varsity with computerised milling machines

Stocks drop on jobless claims

Air rage: Aero to blacklist passengers

Nigeria, key to world’s energy supply – Engineers

NBA stars arrive for BWB Stopover

Home-grown quota important –Rooney

FIRS tasks South-East states on IGR

Zoning: PDP NEC meets August 12

‘ISIEC ready for Saturday council poll’

Dansa Foods plans cross-border expansion

Expert advocates shoppers’ education on brands

Commercialisation of transformer in Kabala Costain, Kaduna

Bolaji Rosiji appears on Hook Up show

No dividends of democracy in Isingwu Ofeme

2011: No amount is too much for INEC — Buhari

Former primary health care board boss becomes Ososa monarch

Group sues FG over alleged inhuman treatment of pensioners

Reggae Week: What a weak!

Gold, Lindsey out of Project Fame

A’Ibom police arrest man with fresh human skulls

Reinstated NURTW boss wins again

Bulls rebound as index rises by 1.07%

Spate of armed robbery in Ondo, Ekiti states

Memories of slavery at Badagry Festival

Nubia, others in concert

Jega, remove Ayoka Adebayo as REC

MAN, technical partners sign Kano power purchase agreement

APM Terminals handles two million containers

‘Govt slowed down growth of schools’

‘Advance credible platform to oust bad governance’

Oil prices remain $82 on stock build

Venezuela pares China debt with oil supply accord

Name change: AC partners with DPP, ANPP, others

Cargo declaration: Importers should be honest –Bello

Commissioner urges Nigerians abroad to invest at home

Police seek senders of hoax SMS

Kaka out for months

Osaze set to miss S’Korea clash

FG rolls out new guidelines for crude oil export

FG, Zamfara collaborate on N16bn water project

Zimbabwe fools media with air crash report

BP shares rally on hopes for oil spill solution

Lagos arrests six for illegal dredging

Swinging from the hips

SEC to probe Okereke-Onyiuke, others

Akingbola may spend two weeks in EFCC custody

How Bayelsa State funded Timaya’s N55m album listening party

Rivers oil communities demand devt commission

Operators divided over Okereke-Onyuike’s removal

The attack on human rights is flawed

Human capital devt. key to economic growth – Shekarau

Vision 2020: First Implementation Plan to cost N32tn

Okagbare, Adigun strike gold in Kenya

Powell out of Big Three meeting

Active sex life boosts life expectancy – Study

Greece on fiscal track to get 2nd loan tranche –IMF

Scaling the hurdles of port development

Election is not war –Vice-President

‘Dependence on foreign goods encourages smuggling’

Tata seeks Ratan’s replacement to run Jaguar

BP to seal damaged oil well with cement

Borno CPC accuses ANPP

As pupils, we built our own school dam —Oladunni

Agencies set agenda for maritime, oil sectors

Yam, cassava development: Fresh initiatives from Japan, IITA and FIIRO

Campbell admits receiving Taylor’s diamonds

‘Canned food can cause infertility’

Free education notwithstanding, children still out of school

Sanusi’s intransigence

Waiting for Ayuba, Skuki at Osun Osogbo festival

Ije: When a student thesis redefines Nollywood

Political leaders, leeches and lame ducks

Electoral reforms and the agonies of Ekiti State

Okereke-Onyiuke: The end of a powerful era

The BP oil spill and double standards

Jigawa and foreign teachers

Indices rise by 0.09% despite shake up

Residents decry irregular service by PSP operators

Shoprite: Workers, police trade blame

Mark calls for extension of NYSC

PEF: FG wins $30m suit in US

The future of Fuji Music?

Where have all the talents gone?

Digging gold in modern tinsmithing

Tatiana on to Munya

Lawyers, litigants lament as Oyo judicial workers’ strike lingers

Mimiko is not developing Ondo riverside communities - Reps member

Adesina losses bid to stop appointment of new Deji

FG earmarks N2 billion for book development

Anti-corruption war is overwhelming, EFCC cries out

Police arrest man with fresh human skulls, parade fake soldier

Ataoja of Osogbo, Matanmi, is dead

‘NDAMA’ll inspire greater achievement’

Court dismisses Israeli firm’s suit against ex-Milad

Cocaine search: NDLEA, Customs search another consignment

‘Why youths, police clash’

NAFDAC arraigns woman for fake drugs

Majority of BP spill ‘dealt with‘

‘Yes‘ voters take lead in Kenya‘s referendum

South Korea begins massive military drill

Campbell tells war court of ‘dirty stones‘ gift

Senate to debate INEC proposal on voter lists update

SEC appoints Ikhazobor as interim NSE boss-Report

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Castro to address Cuban National Assembly

Four children die in kindergarten attack

High turnout for Kenya’s constitution referendum

Ajumogobia presses US on Obama visit to Nigeria

Boy again Amokachi

Okereke-Onyiuke’s slip and hazards of overzealous aides

From Falconets, more than comic relief

Lifestyle: Make more friends, live longer

Bayelsa: Bound to violence

Set agenda for Nigeria’s transformation, don urges politicians

Ogun Rep commences second term bid

Zoning: N’Delta youths fault Northern govs

‘INEC not seeking N84bn for voter registration’

‘Educate executive on legislative duties’

CPP criticises INEC over N74bn voter registration

Lagos okays study of 186km coastline

I won’t interefere with LGs — Amaechi

Bomb blast: Court frees chief magistrate, Aregbesola’s lawyer

Nurses warning strike paralyses activities at LUTH

70% of senior civil servants failed competence test — FG

Bayelsa violence: Govt, AC disagree on emergency rule

Reps crisis: PDP asks Melaye, others to withdraw suit

Enugu lawmaker’s wife, seven others die in auto crash

FEC approves N250m for Nigeria@50 compendium

Cricketers set for S’Africa

Australia records trade surplus on China coal, iron demand

Putin’s global gas plan falters

Robben injury blow angers Bayern

Woods faces threat to top ranking

Mosley challenges snake to bite

Shell, Delek end Montreal refinery negotiations

Petrobras reaffirms September date for share plan

‘Wind turbine prices aren‘t recovering‘

Hoffenheim hold Ben Arfa talks

NFF elections: Osaile wants candidates thoroughly screened

Osayomi targets Delhi gold

Panathinaikos target Nsofor

Union leaders oppose increase in electricity tariff

Enbridge pipeline break complicates refinery operations

Dana discovers oil in Egypt

Seismic acquisition completed on Papua New Guinea block

Hodgson backs Torres

S‘Korea friendly: Ezeugo slams Eagles

Iran denies attack on Ahmadinejad

Don’t take shots of Campbell, ICJ warns photographers

Hampshire sign Hughes

Zidane is my idol –Veloso

Oil chief, PPPRA trade blame over products’ allocation

Iran petrochemical plant explosion kills five

Veolia wins Campos Basin’s contract

‘Nigeria’s oil output increased by 357,000bpd in July’

Marseille stop Niang

African U-18: Nigeria beat Tunisia

Chechen rebel chief revokes resignation

S’Korea drills draw North’s ire

Doubts as Qaeda group claims Japan tanker blast

Basketball Without Borders: Nigeria press NBA for spot

Rummenigge criticises Klose

Computer maker sees profits surge

Chevron announces further drilling success in Australia

BP to sell Colombian assets

Rio Tinto plans $790m investment in Australia

Qatar Electricity’s results improve in 2010

RBS sells 318 branches to Santander

Spahic claims Arsenal interest

US service industries expanded at slower pace

World Bank to construct 458km rural roads in Kaduna

Starcomms makes boxing pledge

Medvedev sacks officers over Russia fire failures

Gates, Buffett, others to share wealth with charity

Two jailed for ATM fraud

Man kills teenager, ties him to tree

NDDC/Niger Delta Ministry, encourage educated N’Delta youths

Group pledges new aid flotilla to Gaza

Housing fund scam: NBA president-elect withdraws from court-martial

Lagerback didn’t deserve big money – Amokachi

Naira weakens as dollar demand grows

‘CBN, banks’ll continue to support viable businesses’

Standard Chartered profits up by 10%

Ancelotti slams Cole

Toyota profits rise after sales recover

AFC supports wind power in Cape Verde

ExxonMobil earns $7.5bn in Q2

13 banks seal N60bn financing deal with Oando

Dementia may differ in those with and without diabetes

Health tip: Considering a midwife?

NITEL: FG may spend N51bn to lay off workers

90% of maritime spending in oil industry ends up abroad –Nwapa

Oil Spill: BP controls Gulf well

Cassava loan: Ekiti issues 2-week ultimatum to beneficiaries

Cuban, Crane plan joint bid for Rangers

Fabregas to hold talks with Wenger

Saudi and RIM in last-ditch talks

How rescued banks should be valued –Experts

Fasuba targets Commonwealth gold

Pakistan floods may spark food crisis

EFCC detains Akingbola

UNIMAID and unpublished post-UME scores

Standard Chartered Bank records 39% rise in Q2 profit

Ikuforiji tasks FG on FRSC

Who wants Obudu mountain ceded?

Family tragedy: 10 hospitalised after amala meal

Constitution: Nafada, lawyer disagree on President’s assent

Police smash car-theft gang in C’River

I don’t know what I’m doing on earth —80-year-old who lost six children

Foreign policy and Nigeria’s external affairs ministers

Lagos to reposition local councils

‘NSE crisis may erode investors’ confidence’

Where are the opposition parties?

Oyo, politics and bloodshed

Of 3Ds and other ‘commissioners’

Speak upon Bashir’s arrest, coalition tells African leaders

Okereke-Onyiuke removed as NSE boss

Obama urges African youths to be change agents

Pay me my money, Emeteole begs Heartland

Zamfara trains 3,000 youths on agric skills

Making your business bankable

Debt management: Experts differ on best practices

Private sector sees job gains in July

Gatlin feels good after comeback win

Google changes trademark ad policy in Europe

FCT inaugurates sale of 1,221 tonnes of grains

Oil prices fall from three-month high

Chad Basin: Experts differ on NNPC‘s fresh oil search

List of AMCON’s managers ready for Jonathan’s approval – Investigation

Charms at PDP secretariat

Sowing into Jonathan’s good luck for 2011

Learning lessons from what went wrong in disasters

No-shame programmes may appeal to obese

Gentle horses help rein in autism in kids

2011: Controversy over Nyako, others tenure as aspirant writes INEC

Enugu lawmaker in auto crash, losses wife

Amendment will restore depositors’ confidence in banks – NDIC

Deji‘s dethronement, beyond wife‘s battering - Ondo government

Group urges N’Assembly to pass law against private donations

Ondo promises to reverse suspension of varsity licence

S‘Arabia announces Blackberry messenger ban

Take stance on Bashir arrest, coalition tells Africa states in ICC

Medvedev cuts holiday as Russian wildfires kill 48

Iran denies reports of attack on Ahmadinejad

Static kill to stop oil leak was successful, BP says

Kenya records high turnout for constitution referendum

Lagos sends 42 pupils to S’Africa for leadership training

Dearth of pharmacists in Ondo worries practitioners

Reinstated Oyo NURTW boss wants police boss jailed

Group urges IG to investigate alleged plot to kill Alaafin

Illegal deductions: Icpc arrests Imo a-g, others

Alleged certificate forgery: Lawmakers clear council boss

Daniel recounts problems facing administration

ECOWAS identifies obstacles to single currency

AC holds national convention in Lagos

Ekwueme, Ejiofor urge FG to elevate Oko poly

Ex-minister advises journalists on investigative reporting

Remediation of Ogoniland not our mandate — UNEP

Senate to screen new ministerial nominees

Treason: Court discharges three policemen

Suspended Ogun LG boss petitions EFCC

EFCC faults Nwosu, ex-bank chiefs’ applications to vary bail conditions

FG offers scholarships to Falconets

Adamawa assembly sacks majority leader, others

‘Nigeria, Benin possess capacity to lead Africa’

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Geely buys Ford’s Volvo in $1.5bn deal

Delta win Chibuike Amaechi judo tourney

De Beers to finalise S’Africa diamond mines sale in 2011

China’s new railway binds Asia to Latin America

Utaka reveals offers

BlackBerry challenges grow as countries, RIM collide

Bada, others praise athletes

South Africa forms team to seek lower steel prices

Sudan face FIFA ban over elections

Kenya 2010: Iworima happy with performance

Heartland shift focus to Ismaily clash

Kenya credit growth disappoints as inflation edges up

Kalou dismisses City threat

Tips for career changes

Sugar to rally on Brazil ship loading

Police recover 50 vehicles from robbery gang

Crash: Anderson may face investigation

FIFA fines Holland, Spain

S‘Korea clash: Eguavoen happy with squad

Bond: Protesters pelt Ogun assembly with eggs

US manufacturing slows down

Serena, Djokovic set for Hopman Cup

Strategies to get paid what you‘re worth

ICCON seeks better labelling of chemicals

Finland records hottest July ‘on record’

NCCP calls for more cancer awareness initiatives

Why electoral violence persists –Ex-Oyo commissioner

Cigarette smoke jolts hundreds of genes, researchers say

India plane demand $130bn over 20 years

Hyundai distributes one million balls to students

New pension scheme: Awareness remains biggest challenge – Ahmad

NCDMB, NIMASA to enforce Local Content Act

Dozens die in Pakistan MP’s killing

EFCC probe: Court dismisses Delta’s application

Eagles must learn from Falconets – Ekpo

I’m staying at Liverpool – Torres

2011 Elections: Law raises presidential candidates’ expenses to N1bn

Nigeria produces 5% of locally-consumed sugar

Rescued banks: Potential buyers seek clarity on bad loans

Arsenal must keep improving – Vermaelen

Top ways to handle ‘age’ issue

Lagos moves to sanitise vehicle documentation

No respite for Mexican airline

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Enugu worst-hit in S‘East —NGOs

2011: DPP faults INEC’s plan to use biometric data

Experts tackle relevance of leadership

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HIV/AIDS: Abstinence, best remedy —NAWOCA

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Mourinho interested in Man Utd job – Sneijder

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I sacrificed myself for Mourinho – Eto‘o

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NHIS registers five million in public sector

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NGF to partner DFID

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Bayelsa violence: Gunmen attack Sylva’s family home

Jonathan hails Falconets

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BRT moves 120 million passengers in Lagos

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NFF elections: Criticism against committee unfair – Mustapha

S’Korea win bronze

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Jonathan favoured to pick PDP ticket

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FG to build 54,500 housing units

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Saudi Arabia, UAE impose Blackberry restrictions

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Barcelona release Marquez

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Argentina, Brazil to start friendlies

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Afrobasket U-18: Nigerian women face Ivory Coast

Mr President rescue Akoko-Edo LG

David Mark and his nonsensical state of emergency

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Oke grabs gold, Nigeria regain second spot

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Jonathan holds prayer meeting for nation

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