The Punch News Archive for May 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Hurried handover: Group seeks probe of ex-governors

Kwara: Ahmed promises job opportunities

Speakership: Reps insist on defying zoning

Ebonyi: Elechi to make state economic hub

Rivers: Amaechi preaches collaboration

Ministerial positions: Jonathan to meet PDP, ACN, others

Rochas supporter’s gift

Kano: I’m happy to return to Govt House – Kwakwanso

Senator warns against disobeying PDP zoning

Group demands young lawmakers

Housing rights: Groups flay forced eviction

Ilorin stampede: Dead victims get mass burial

20 sustain injuries in Ogun

New cabinet: Group makes case for Nigerians in Diaspora

Amaechi pledges infrastructure development

RRS commander’s strange love for journalists

Doma leaves Nasarawa without goodbye

Sagay faults Jonathan over delay in signing FOI Bill

Mimiko saves prisoners

Military helicopter hovers over Jos

Yuguda seeks mother’s blessing

Ekiti health workers begin strike

‘Kidnapping, challenge to medical practice’

I am stepping aside —Alao-Akala

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Children seek right to education

Democracy Day: Glo congratulates Nigeria

Corruption: ICPC places council chairmen under surveillance

Tinubu charges elected officials on dedication

De-proscription order, Alao-Akala’s parting Greek gift — NURTW

Friday, May 27, 2011

EFCC calls for return o f stolen $148bn funds

Ekiti embarks on headcount for orphans, vulnerable children

CCB refuses activists’ request on EFCC boss

Amaechi dissolves cabinet

Joint police/army team to probe shooting of cops in Lagos

Ohakim hands over to Okorocha

Democracy Day: Daniel frees 10 prisoners

Group tells newly-elected politicians to shun corruption

Security guards arraigned for stealing employer’s property

Ekiti fire victims get cash assistance

Corruption responsible for poverty in LGs – ICPC

UNICEF decries children’s involvement in elections

Group calls for poverty alleviation

Nigerian Society of Engineers, VI branch inducts members

Three arraigned for defrauding man of N1.85m

Thursday, May 26, 2011

‘Reps-elect not qualified to contest’

‘Appoint people with proven record of performance’

Don’t appoint mediocres’

Mimiko threatens to sanction commissioners

Anambra denies plan to sack workers

Electricity: Community tackles Shell

C’River INEC parades four

‘PDP can regain South-West’

Agbekoya wants next agric minister from South

Uduaghan condemns child slavery, labour

Egbetokun, Oladunjoye fault Ogun N49.2bn debt

FRSC warns against ‘tailgating’

Ministerial positions: Group wants 65% slots for youths

Ajimobi’s inauguration: NOA, NURTW warn against violence

Nigerian federalism is fraudulent – Tinubu, Aregbesola, Fashola

‘Sign health bill’

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Why we are in Nigeria – USAID

Police tackle bandits on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Jonathan asks ministers to continue in office

Ekiti to boost food production

Ondo supports prison service

‘Constitution amendment continues in Seventh Senate’

Army denies involvement in Badagry killings

Motorists express worries about Goodluck Jonathan Bridge

Badagry killings: Fashola asked to intervene

Suswan confident

Windstorm destroys 100 houses

‘Why Lokoja is filthy’

Abandoned children’s home denies rift with govt

PSC promotes retired CP to AIG, four others

Amnesty urges Jonathan to assent FOI Bill

PDP group rejects Lagos ministerial nominees

Bankole to Reps-elect: Make your tenure rancour free

Alaafin: Oyo descendants fault Alao-Akala

Osemawe donates N20m health centre

HDP asks tribunal to stop Jonathan, Sambo’s inauguration

Traffic bottleneck: Oyo provides vehicles for agency

Bayelsa Speaker asks Reps to obey PDP zoning

‘Zoning is undemocratic’

Health bill: Group urges Jonathan to withhold assent

Ondo lawyers suspend strike

Varsities get laboratory

Suspended lawmaker’s suit dismissed

Children road-show

Aregbesola accuses Oyinlola

Edo PDP protests

Non-indigenes ask Kwankwaso to develop Sabongari

MPPP faults CPC

Amaechi, ACN disagree over state of Rivers finance

Court grants bail to Atuche on FHC conditions

S’West PDP to reposition

Imo indigenes warn Okorocha against sychophants

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

N90.7m scam: Vet officials sent back to prison

ACN candidate rescued

‘Probe privatisation programme’

Court grants ex-Finbank chief, others bail

Fire guts Jega’s office

Stranded Bakassi indigenes

‘Shun political jobbers’

PDP lifts sanction on minister

Two die in Sapele pipeline explosion

Mimiko tasks lawmakers on true federalism, state police

Kukah faults non-implementation of Oputa Panel report

NAFDAC appeals verdict on Indian over fake insecticide

Eradicate infant, maternal mortality – Ban

Judge threatens to revoke El-Rufai’s bail

FG inaugurates first digital surveillance system in Lagos

Assembly okays N100bn loan

351 pensioners die

Four policemen killed

ACN contests LG election results

PDP, CPC, others fail to harmonise positions

LAUTECH: Oyo gazettes law on sole ownership

Petitions meant to assassinate my character – Oyinlola

NADECO renews call for national conference

‘Capacity building, key to military operational capability’

Monday, May 23, 2011

Oyo election tribunal grants ACN’s request

Sergeant to die

Slain corps members

ICPC tackles corruption at grassroots

990 persons die in fire incidents in 2010

Court restrains Alao-Akala from paying self

Bread price soars

Bureau begins verification of Alao-Akala’s, aides’ assets

Presidential election tribunal: Multiple applications stall proceedings

Police arrest Benue ACN gov candidate

LASU seeks NUC’s intervention

PDP ’ll regain South-West – Omisore

Owena Motels: Ondo terminates agreement with Jimoh Ibrahim

SGF identifies bane of leadership

Post-election violence: We’ve secured release of over 600 suspects – CPC

Okereke-Onyuike: Court ruling vindicates Senate committee – Solomon

NDLEA arrests student

Soldiers patrol Kano streets

Christian forum sets agenda

Jigawa gov weeps

Ban lauds effort at reducing maternal mortality

Olurin emerges Ogun PDP leader

Oyo nurses’ strike

LG rehabilitates cemeteries

‘Why Jonathan is giving out free computers’

Aviation scam: Court summons defence counsel

Ekiti doctors suspend strike

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Motorists fault marketers over fuel price in Bayelsa

Commission invites Aregbesola, Oyinlola

INEC plans restructuring, new constituencies

Vandal electrocuted in Rivers

ALGON addresses inadequate health

Speakership: Pressure splits Northern Reps

ICPC arrests lawyer for defrauding unemployed lady

Deltans will reclaim their mandate at tribunal – DPP

Senate: Group makes case for North East

‘Fraud top cases in Bayelsa tribunal’

ACN, Kwara differ over inaugurated projects

Community wants compensation

National Museum lacks fund

Former Senate chief whip commends Jonathan

ACN warns Jonathan over Benue killings

CAN honours Shekarau

CPC candidate contests result

Minister cautions S’South youths on militancy

86 oil wells: No need for political solution – Rivers

Edo police tackle cultists

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Songs of Praise holds at Redemption Camp

Delta community bickers over kingship stool

Post election violence: FIDA urges FG to assist victims’ families

Election tribunal throws out lawmaker’s request

Why corruption war is difficult to fight

36 illegal train passengers face prosecution

FG to defend albinos, vulnerable groups

Traffic offences: 154 persons convicted in one day

Friday, May 20, 2011

Woman appears in court for breaking bucket

Slain corps members: Abiara asks for more compensation

ALGON to address poor health care delivery in rural areas

Traffic offences: Mobile court convicts 50 drivers

‘Lack of maintenance culture bane of infrastructural growth’

Adopt international accounting standard, NASB urges agencies, organisations

NDLEA clears exhibit room of N560m worth of illicit drugs

Ex-bank chiefs: Court strikes out EFCC’s objection to Atuche’s bail

Rotary Club marks 50th anniversary in Lagos

Man arraigned for defrauding supplier of cattle

Kwara inaugurates 30-man handover committee

JONAPWD condemns ban on alms giving

Cement price ultimatum: Nigerians task FG, manufacturers over workability

Met Police pay damages to Nigerian female slaves

Elections credible – Commonwealth

Immortalise slain corps members, rights group urges FG

Health care givers laud passage of Health Bill, urge implementation

Fashola to open new 10mw power project

Music can check unemployment –Cross River PMAN boss

Judge orders journalist’s arrest

Benue Electoral materials

Two arraigned for adultery

Ogboru asks tribunal to declare him governor

Be creative – Mimiko’s wife

Ministry hails NYSC 10

NAFDAC advises dealers on self regulation

‘EFCC’s documents were sourced from Sahara Reporters’

Lagos tenancy law

UI ASUU supports strike

‘Lagos made N3bn from property tax in 2010’

FG grants citizenship to 92 foreigners

‘Sanitise public finance management’

C’ River signs N20.3bn contract

Amnesty office suspends camp manager over comments on Sylva

Don’t challenge defeat at tribunal, ACN tells members

Legal workers on strike

Bakassi LG budgets N1.58bn

NURTW tasks govt over job creation

Four killed as gunmen cart away N84m in Delta

Commuters stranded

Landlords to provide toilets

Petroleum marketers threaten strike over bad roads

Atuche’s wife gets N100m bail condition

PSC to enforce coroner’s law

N10bn loan: Reps raise 5-man team to seek Presidency’s help

Jang v Tallen: Tribunal grants LP’s request inspect electoral materials

Agbi chairs Ondo PDP

Wamakko preaches against politics of calumny

We are repositioning – Army spokesman

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

LG Poll: 20,000 policemen deployed in Rivers

I’m not involved in Lagos assembly speakership tussle – Banire

State creation still possible – Mark

Agric contributes 41% of GDP – FG

AIDS: 9,253 test positive

‘PDP marginalising N’East’

Osun PDP leader accuses party of threat to life

Protest over health bill

Jonathan to overhaul education ministry

S’West PDP intervenes in Ondo crisis

Post election riots: Southern Kaduna calls for SNC

Uyo press centre gutted

Alleged rape: Court grants Osun monarch bail

ACN candidates at tribunal

Court sets aside arrest warrant against Igbeke

Court summons banker over alleged diversion of VAT

A’Ibom evacuates abandoned children

‘Maternal deaths still high’

Fayemi charges female lawmakers

Crisis in Obosi

Speakership: Akande-Adeola steps up campaign

Moshood Abiola Poly shut as ASUP strikes

N50bn fraud: Court orders EFCC to release Akingbola

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Uganda apologises to Jonathan

Police raid illegal refineries

Nigerian security agencies have improved – UK security expert

EFCC arraigns council registrar, others over N90m fraud

Policeman shot dead as gunmen abduct parish priest

Lagos allocates N3.5bn for compensation on lands

Nullify Amaechi’s victory

Baptist Church presents new head, condemns violence

FG has no grouse with Ondo electorate – Mark

‘Review revenue allocation formula’

Edo police parade kidnappers, students’ rapists

Atuche, wife, others arraigned for stealing N11.1bn

‘STF better equipped to halt Jos attacks’

Kaduna State tribunal inaugurated

OAU appoints new VC

I was never arrested over fake documents – Senator

Akpabio receives certificate of return

Anglican Church raises the alarm over insecurity

NURTW chief, 8 others arraigned

Plateau LP flays ministerial list

Asari-Dokubo wants his group in amnesty programme

Panel on election violence: Rights group urges FG not to be distracted

Minister revokes N27m classroom contract

‘Future polls, inclusive’

Ministerial slots for youths

Nigeria, US education partnership receives boost

PDP stalwarts push Okeke as SGF

Ondo PDP faction suspends Agagu, dissolves exco

Monday, May 16, 2011

Power distribution

Committee harmonises FOI bill

Why good leadership eludes developing countries – Expert

Publish White Paper on N5.4bn fraud, Oni dares Fayemi

Group wants CPC probed

Privatisation: FG, PHCN union members

Mimiko urges lawmakers to rekindle hope in democracy

72% of children in Borno have never attended school – Survey

Jonathan directs review of Nigeria’s foreign policy

5,000 policemen deployed for Jonathan’s visit to Kwara

Illegal bus stops

Ekiti in Diaspora support Fayemi’s education programme

Agagu v Kunlere: INEC stalls proceedings at Ondo tribunal

Amnesty: 16,336 ex-militants graduate from Obubra camp

Journalists decry govt attitude to media practitioners

N4.9bn: Internal auditor exonerates former UNAD VC

Jonathan renews pledge to revitalise education

Soldiers tell FG: Let national interest guide foreign operations

Tribunal warns petitioners

Speakership: Titanic race for Lagos Assembly hot seat

Cash crunch hits Census Tribunal

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Age is immaterial to US donated warship – Navy

Mudashiru widow to S’Court

Lagos federal fire stations

JTF confirms casualties in clash with militants

Probe INEC commissioners – Igbo group

‘Support NDDC to succeed’

N1.5bn claim: Court strikes out suit against Senate

Boyo replaces Yusuf

LG poll campaign

Awujale palace extension

Minimum wage for A’Ibom

Plateau records 196% increase in HIV in 2 years

Political appointment tears persons with disabilities apart

Drug demand reduction

Osun PDP faction urges Jonathan to shun old hands

Jonathan stressess family values

NUJ congratulates Oshiomhole

‘Okorocha’s victory ’ll transform Imo’

Senators-elect from House of Reps back Mark

‘Peace, catalyst for Nigeria’s development’

Yuguda should ask God for forgiveness – Bishops council

Asset declaration: Conduct bureau threatens Ogun officials

S’East govs silent on power sharing

NYSC 10: Clerics demand host states’ compensation to families

Panel: Akiolu lauds Jonathan

‘Stop blaming Obasanjo’

S’South senators endorse Mark

Youths hails rail project

Imoke tasks elected-lawmakers over quality representation

Group cautions on US base

‘Oyo people will smile again’

ACN expresses concern on insecurity, killings

New administration will transform Nigeria

2011: Mimiko commends Nigerian Army

Bayelsa West: Ebebi wants to be joined in suit

Gunmen kidnap Briton, Italian in Kebbi

Saturday, May 14, 2011

US voids 2012 visa lottery result

‘Badagry voted for ACN to attract govt attention’

Cabinet: Women demand 15 ministerial positions

‘Give Jonathan your support’

Maiduguri bomb blast kills 2 — Police

Agents at war with JACOFF

Friday, May 13, 2011

How COSON survived first year – Okoroji

Group lauds Imo electorate, urges Okorocha to probe state’s debt profile

UNAD students disagree with ASUU over VC’s sacking

Coalition demands suspension of NYSC scheme in Northern states

Election violence panel: Group calls for caution

Oyo empowers 24,750 youths

Babawale congratulates Amosun, Ogun Forum on victory

Kwara PDP to observe ACN election materials inspection

Crisis rocks Bayelsa CNPP

CBN’s cashless policy unrealistic –TUC

Falana, Agbaje, Aturu advise election violence panel

North Central senators endorse Mark

My focus will be on true federalism – Rep-elect

Bring diesel price down and cement price will crash – CMAN

Rep urges banks to boost economy

CoR: Judge summons INEC over Okigwe North

Don’t take people for granted, Amaechi urges PDP members

Group assures Okorocha of support

Tribunal secretary clears air on posting

Nigeria/Sao Tome joint venture to start yielding dividends in 2014

Nigerians in Diaspora demand ministerial slot

N20m fraud: Prosecution wants convict to forfeit property

Electricity tariff

Bakassi LG boss alleges security threat, seeks FG’s help

NISER harps on climate change

Yuguda to declare assets

JTF hunts militants in Niger Delta

Experts discuss water

JP faults PDP, LP

NAFDAC arrests 50

‘Don’t scrap NYSC’

Education minister decries non-implementation of reports

Surulere traffic diversion

UBEC disbursed N120bn in four years

Constituency delineation: CJN’s wife’s death forces judgment postponement

Court remands collation officers

Teenager, three motorcycle robbers in police net

Election tribunals: Makinde urges fairness, transparency

Prisons face financial strain over post-election riots – CG

MOSOP faults Auta’s appointment as FHC chief judge

N25m debt: Court urged to reject debtor’s plea

Owerri airport incident: NCAA suspends Arik pilots’ licences

‘Proposed senate rule, anti-democratic’

NECOM House: BPE officials face disciplinary panel

‘Post-election violence has militarised Nigerians’

Cleric advocates reduction in public office holders’ pay

NANS demands apology over slain NYSC members

Senate committee assesses embassies

Panel: Nasir commends FG

OAU vice-chancellor faults VCs’ sack

‘ACN’s victory in S’West will transform region’

Poverty: ACPN calls for revocation of privatised companies’ sale

VC canvasses more support for slain corpers’ families

ICPC arrests DG

Northern youths decry violence

‘BPE should ensure proper functioning of companies’

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

CPC pledges commitment

Three Lagos children killed in road accident

Agagu seeks to upturn LP’s victory at tribunal

PDP frowns at ‘provocative political songs’

I’ve been adequately prepared to be Lagos assembly speaker – Majority Leader

Kaduna, Cross River disagree over post-election panel

Ajimobi mourns CJN’s wife

‘40 million illiterate adults to be literate by 2015’

‘National policy on science, technology will be ready soon’

Two brothers arraigned over police recruitment fraud

Rainstorm sacks 500 pupils, 35 families

Lagos targets 50% reduction in road crashes by 2015

Yakowa, others receive certificates of return amid tight security

Dariye advises Jang to run inclusive govt

N252m fraud: Accused pleads to be let off

Undergraduate arraigned

Police kill two robbers in gun duel

DPP tackles PDP over incitement of ex-militants

NDLEA arrests ex-military officer

Federal appointments divide Osun PDP

Lagos sets aside N3bn for agric, cooperative

Senate confirms Justice Auta as Chief Judge

Muazu, Alkali vie for PDP chairmanship

Ministry trains 60 workers

Chime, Bamidele, Osun lawmakers receive certificates of return

PIB: Groups threaten showdown

Aregbesola, Oyinlola mourn late Mayor

Enugu hosts FADAMA

Jonathan to attend President Museveni’s inauguration

Nobel Laureates advise young scientists against fear

Alao-Akala defies Ajimobi

Mimiko charges lawmakers

62, 682 pupils to sit for common entrance examination – NECO

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Auto accidents: 98% of amputations due to mismanaged injuries – Chukwu

Piracy: Navy acquires Vietnam combat boats

Prison service deploys dogs to prevent jail-break

Mimiko advocates more funding for local councils

Sagay, Aturu, others seek improved 2015 elections

CPC’s petition

FCT rehab centre

River gov poll: We’ll contest result in court – ANPP

N5.2bn REA scam: Judge orders amendment of case files

Delta queries directors

Delta urges FG to investigate Ogboru

Restoring Yoruba’s lost glory

Orhii calls for international convention against fake drug

N4.5bn information system

Policy direction for Jonathan

Afe Babalola tasks Jonathan over allocation imbalance

A’Ibom gov poll: We’are set to contest PDP’s victory – CPC, ACN

Why Plateau can’t pay minimum wage – ALGON boss

Imoke threatens to demolish unapproved buildings

‘Food security possible in five years’

Don’t bribe us –Tribunals warn litigants

Adekoya identifies strategies for improved law practice

NEMA cautions on flooding

Aliyu, Uduaghan, others get certificates of return

Again, Akingbola’s arraignment stalled over EFCC’s lateness

N2bn Bayelsa fraud

Senate presidency: Northern govs endorse Mark

Fire incident at Warri depot won’t disrupt loading – NNPC

N15bn fraud: EFCC detains ex-works minister

‘Alao-Akala not bothered by his defeat’

Anti-malaria campaign

Election: INEC urges stakeholders to address violence in Ondo riverside

Monday, May 09, 2011

‘Learn to accept defeat’

Soldiers, police quell students’ protest in Ekiti

10,315 pregnant women deliver 14,216 children in Ondo hospital

Jonathan urged to tackle underdevelopment in N’Delta

Senate Presidency: Group backs Saraki

Elections: Ogun corps members, management differ over unpaid allowances

Lagos builds 150 roads

‘2011 election, best since independence’

Al-Mustapha: Court to rule on re-opening of prosecution’s case

Let corps members serve in their geopolitical zones – YCE

Lecturers allege mismanagement of N4bn by Kadpoly

20 petitions in Enugu, Abia

CPC explains northern uprising

Aregbesola commiserates with Egbemode

Court orders EFCC to release Atuche’s wife

HDP vs Obi: Court reserves ruling

‘Arms proliferation endangers national security’

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Women warned against patronising traditional birth attendants

Mimiko condoles with Egbemode

ACN chief alleges plot to burn INEC offices

Mimiko tasks contractors over N150m market

Wife seeks support for gov-elect

CAN chairman’s wife escapes from abductors

Witchcraft commission ends London sitting

Aregbesola bags award in UK

‘We’ll run inclusive government’

Violence: Islamic group prays

...Ekiti PDP to challenge ACN victory

‘Don’t incite the populace’

PPA wins seat

NAFDAC intercepts drugs

Nigerians expect much from you, public officers told

How I defeated Imo speaker —Farmer

Arik plane in emergency landing

Imo: Project 2011 Swiftcount decries INEC’s logistics challenge

Presidential election: CPC defies rain, files petition at tribunal

Igbinedion denies bribing judge

Guber poll: PDP goes to court in Borno

Oyo commissioner alleges threat to life

500 Edo militants seek inclusion in amnesty programme

Group applauds INEC

NDLEA destroys N9bn drugs

Increase in bribes, delays recorded across African borders

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Rivers ACN moves to expel chairman

Enugu LG boss, others deny illegal deduction

Presidential poll: Group advises Buhari to suspend legal action

Impeachment of chairman unsettles council in Bayelsa

Friday, May 06, 2011

Bayelsa lawmakers in rowdy session

Accident claims nine on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Stakeholders urge Jonathan to expedite action on power sector

Civil society group hails arrest of former bank chiefs

Oyo NSCDC arrests man with vandalised NITEL cables

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Observers laud Kaduna elections

‘Name streets after late corps members’

Police arrest lawmaker’s brother for attempted murder

Senate: Oyofo urges PDP to dump zoning

Murder: ACN candidate, five others remanded in prison

Ayinke House: Renovation to prevent disaster

Slain corps members: Okogie calls for compensation

Netherlands, varsity partner on agric

Bayelsa: Tribunal receives three petitions

Gunmen kidnap perm sec

Calabar airport shut for two months

Expert monitoring key to project implementation – Waziri

Groups advise Edo PDP

No cabinet sacking – Delta

Senator predicts end to electoral malpractices

Group calls for Ringim’s removal

Bane of Nigeria’s development

ACN candidate tackles speaker

Again, Omehia fails to honour police invitation

Lagos restates commitment to agreement with doctors

UNIJOS: Hearing begins Monday

Jimoh Ibrahim acquires Newswatch

Sambo’s wife relief materials

Imo West: Uzodinma wins at Supreme Court

Libel: Court grants Fagbemi leave to serve Oni, others

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Police arraign 352

I have made life better for Oyo people – Alao-Akala

EFCC arrests Atuche’s wife

Aggrieved pensioners sue Alao-Akala

One killed in Rivers

Nigeria risks poor ratings if reforms stall – Fitch

ACF applauds Jonathan’s victory at presidential poll

Group tasks FG, INEC over supplementary poll in Imo

Benue ‘ogogoro’ law

INEC eyes corps members

Doyen of insurance, Talabi Braithwaite, dies at 82

‘Lagos has capacity to borrow’

UNIJOS: NMA threatens court case over appointment of new VC

‘Bin Ladin’s killing, major step against terrorism’

INEC meets Imo stakeholders

Monarchs reject Alao-Akala’s new law

Pakistan PM defends failure to spot hideout

US raid opens Pakistan military to domestic criticism

Ondo commissioner alleges threat to life

‘PDP, PPN’s failure ’ll restore peace in Ogun’

Osama: Security chiefs meet

Imo: APGA, Okorocha seek to stop election

UniAbuja admission not for sale – VC

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Jonathan nominates S’Court justices

Seadogs sets agenda for better polls

Abuja carnival to attract international participants

Agbakoba urges constitutional reforms

NAF trains pilots

Mark counsels defeated senators

Amosun constitutes 13-member transition committee

‘We are one’

Collaborate with progressives

ACN restates determination to take over Ondo

Edo’s victory party

We’re prepared for petitions by opposition – PDP

OGSIEC postpones council poll

Lecturer hails Fayemi

Kano prays for rain

Suntai warned against sycophants

Elevation of teachers

Fraud: ICPC probes LAMATA, NURTW

Labour Party to challenge elections in six states

NUC pledges improved funding of universities

Politicians advised against frivolous court cases

World Press Freedom Day: Enugu NUJ urges FG to insure journalists

NBA condemns thugs’ invasion of court in Bayelsa

S’West ministers panic, begin lobby

Delta to immortalise slain corps member

Customs wants cooperation

Commissioner lauds voters

‘Give Edo South speakership’

Aregbesola extols Dogonyaro

Oshiomhole removes chairman

No need for fresh election in Mbaitoli – Group

C’River election tribunal receives six petitions

Curfew: Group drags Yakowa to court

Taliban doubts killing

Monday, May 02, 2011

Bayelsa new Reps

‘Violence perpetrators myopic’

Mimiko’s second term campaign

73 senators lose seats

PDP group advocates key post for Ondo

Fayemi’s wife congratulates lawmakers-elect

Veteran journalists task winners

CAN commends INEC for credible polls

Delta gov: Performance determines Uduaghan’s victory – Commissioner

Okoya empowers girl-child

Scholars task FG, stakeholders over climate change

Cleric curses corps members killers in Bauchi

Residents flee to barracks

Electoral Act not responsible for polls’ success – Lawyers

Sunday, May 01, 2011

‘Why intelligence fails’

Residents hail curfew hours

Anambra: APGA asks INEC to reverse cancelled election

Clergy asks FG to honour slain corp members

Rivers to build fire service stations —Commissioner

CPC aspirant laments

Opposition congratulates Akpabio

Senate: Group supports Mark

Youths want skill centres

‘Caution Buhari, others’

Rep canvasses intensive voters education ahead of 2015

Imo supplementary election unconstitutional – Don

Group asks parents to protest killing of corps members

Two foreigners, others nabbed for bunkering

‘Nigeria lacks selfless leaders’

Opposition begins consultation

Akpabio threatened with lawsuit

‘Every human needs stress’

Mimiko’s wife tackles cancer

...INEC flayed over failure to declare Imo result

Deregister 55 parties, group urges INEC

Post-election violence premeditated – CAN

Ngige swears to another ‘oath’

Police invite Omehia over attack on TUC President

Ondo: ACN candidate petitions against LP victory

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Alao-Akala sets up 21-man transition committe

We’ll welcome aggrieved members back to pdp — Okpara

20 political parties accept election results in Bayelsa

Thousands of Syrians flood streets on ‘day of rage’

Berlusconi to appear in court on Monday

Dutch man killed in Morocco bomb attack

Expat Brits drink to Wills and Kate in ‘Dordogneshire’ exile

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