The Punch News Archive for July 2011

Friday, July 29, 2011

Traditional practices: FIDA moves to prosecute errant practitioners

Judiciary: AJ seeks release of committees’ report

Aregbesola seeks better welfare for women, children

Osun acquires 3,000 acres for farming

Monarch cries for help as driver kills siblings

‘Jonathan can save lives with health bill’

Boko Haram, is Satan’s emissaries – Olutola

Lagos calls FG’s attention to FESTAC Town, others

Court strikes out assault case against insurance manager

Transformation Agenda: FG to overhaul investment, foreign policies

Forgery: Legal battle against senator shifts to Oct 4

Jonathan names Abdullahi acting ICPC chairman

Enugu approves N89m for construction of buildings

Drivers get training on how to drive on Lekki Road

Oyo NURTW urges panel to curb police, FRSC, NURTW officials’ extortion

Veterans honour Fajuyi in Oyo State

Ogun: PHCN groans over N1.9bn debt

‘Due process followed in creating Lagos LCDAs’

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Flood control: Lagos presses for ecological fund

Nigeriens assist Kano residents

Kano female farmers jubilate

CBN increases dollar sales to BDCs

Kwara election petition

MASSOB members killed

Shekarau denies complicity in Abuja land

‘FG must address injustice in the country’

CJN v Salami: NJC sets up panel to recommend sanctions

Jibril attributes nation’s woes to lack of ethics, values

Ondo cabinet dissolved

Omehia’s petition

US backs Kano

N’West loses N1bn monthly to piracy – NCC

Health bill

Ramadan begins Aug 1

Daniel disowns sms

Osun cabinet

Mimiko denies calling ACN party of criminals

Ondo workers resume strike

Unhealthy rivalry, bane of Africa’s development – Gowon

‘Pass 2012 budget’

Abuja restaurants

Reps fail to elect leader, proceed on vacation

PDP moves against defectors

Ajimobi’s cabinet

Senate condemns illegal sale, printing of constitution, others

Tambuwal, Ihedioha won’t resign – Reps

Suspect in Boko Haram leader’s killing remanded

Ondo commissioner’s son arraigned for robbery

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Don urges govt on all-round devt

Rector suggests solutions to unemployment

Nigeria records second kidney transplant at LUTH

Court jails dismissed policeman for impersonation

Ondo alleges plans by ACN to cause confusion

Everyday I weep over Funso Williams’ assassination – Widow

Aregbesola canvasses punishment for election riggers

Minimum wage: Fashola cuts cost of governance

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

District head, daughter killed

Cleric advises on security

5,138 pilgrims to share N63.3m

States restate support for NYSC

Kaduna lifts four-month curfew

LCDAs, bedrock of Lagos devt – LG boss

Court rebuffs Akingbola’s bid to adjourn trial

ICPC probes 17 federal agencies over contract awards

Kano Assembly decries discharge of effluents

Islamic banking: Group calls for Muslims, Christians dialogue

Kwara to pay minimum wage

Ex-PDP spokesman defects to ACN

Kano reclaims Abuja land

UNESCO pledges assistance on education strategies

Jonathan hails Oshiomhole

Probe Lagos LGs – PDP

Kano reaffirms ban on alcohol, prostitution

Lagos enforces safety in schools

Community begs Aregbesola to release king

Monday, July 25, 2011

Assault: Deputy gov’s wife to pay soldier N12m

Safety professionals hold conference

NANS disowns convention

Ondo workers end strike

Kano sacks tax consultants

Osun cautions intending pilgrims about vices, drugs

‘Maritime Academy to become university soon’

FG budgets N500m for corps members

Rep seeks law to regulate MDAs accounts

‘We want to educate’

US vessel visits Lagos

‘Support credible LG poll’

Edo PDP spokesman resigns

S’South group wants nddc management sacked

Minimum wage: FG, labour to meet again on Thursday

Strike: Ogun workers lock out judges

Edo tribunal frowns upon adjournments

60-year-old sues army for N500m

Nigerians in Diaspora are catalysts for devt – Sambo

Ekiti moves to increase life expectancy

Floods: Senate to assist Lagos

Ex-monarch, royal family differ on Ondo stool

PDP caucus endorses zoning

‘Why rigging’ll persist’

Amnesty alleges random killings

Jonathan swears- in Nwanze

Maiduguri residents, soldiers disagree on fresh killings

Christians to celebrate 400 years of Bible

‘Nigeria can be among most developed economies’

Ogun hindering work on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – Bi-Courtney

Sunday, July 24, 2011

‘Build coastal roads’

Ekiti minister urges PDP to support Fayemi

Suspend bursary – Students

Military retirees call for Jonathan’s intervention

Detective calls for private investigators in Nigeria

ASUU blames N’Assembly over non-implementation of pact

Cleric calls for dialogue

Man killed in Yenagoa

Kano approves N2bn for classroom construction

Islamic banking: Cleric faults Reps

Group sponsors bill on aged

Flood: Saraki praises indigenes

Ondo ’ll be model for other states – Mimiko

Flood: Govt urged to prevail on landlords

School tackles corruption

Book on Awolowo ready

Teachers fault Jang on closure of schools

‘Nigeria’s voting mechanism needs review’

60 displaced indigenes return to Osun

Anambra ranks high in Gov’s Forum ratings

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Repairs to commence soon on Lagos-Ibadan expressway — Minister

Okiro to appeal court ruling

Boko Haram: Military intervention is a temporary measure — NSA

EFCC, ICPC should not be merged — Hon

RSUBEB discovers 1,477 ghost workers

NUPENG suspends warning strike

…NATO condemns ‘heinous’ attacks

Four shot dead at Norway ruling party meeting

Seven killed in Oslo bombing

Britain sends condolences over ‘horrific’ Oslo bomb

James Murdoch faces police probe on hacking

Friday, July 22, 2011

Belgium calls for action over Burundi’s corruption

Lagos flooding true face of climate change – UNITAR

Police van crashes at Obanikoro

Improve yourselves, FG urges ex-militants leaving for Sri Lanka

Community petitions Amosun over appointment

Ekiti SIEC begins preparations for LG poll

IPMAN enforces sale of kerosene at N50 per litre

Chevron sponsors N331.6m projects in Ondo

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Foreign culture eroding our values – Minister

‘Merkel, Cameron visits vital’

45 benefit from MTN

Islamic banking: Oyedepo calls for caution

Suspected gunrunner arrested in Jos

FG woos Nigerians in Diaspora for national devt

Belgore laments insecurity

KIND plans N250m Kudirat Abiola centre

Enugu commissioner talks tough

Project Light up

Saraki pledges support for rainstorm victims

Arewa youths raise the alarm over fresh violence

Britain deports 61 Nigerians

Court nullifies controversial Electoral Act sections

Uduaghan tasks monarchs

Amosun inaugurates commissioners, aides

Threat to life: ASUU wants don protected

Displaced persons to leave camp

Killing defenceless citizens not part of Islam –Cleric

Ekiti to demolish illegal structures

‘Maritime fund to improve facilities’

Nigeria to partner with India on HIV/AIDS

W’African doctors urged to tackle sub-regional ailments

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Oyo workers’ strike persists

Council promises better life

Corps members urged to make positive impact

Boko Haram splits

Dialogue with Boko Haram

‘Electricity from drainage’

‘Invitation of multi-nationals by assembly commendable’

‘Non-performing parties still relevant’

Ogun NLC issues 21-day ultimatum over unremitted deductions

Yoruba, Hausa in Enugu decry marginalisation

Bi-Courtney installs plant

Army denies making French, Arabic compulsory for officers

Robbers kill ASP in Ondo

‘Fight drug counterfeiting’

Prayers can save Nigeria – Chime

Rivers: ACN withdraws another suit

Enugu evacuates 177 indigenes

Strike suspension: Lagos witnesses low traffic

Forgery: Ekiti CNPP backs sacking of workers

Minister to deliver lecture

RECs were not sacked, their tenures expired – INEC

FoI Act: Canadian envoy tasks FG

Five killed in Jos

Devt plan may not work – Chime

Tribunal: ACN petitions Police, SSS on alleged disruption plan

Community woos Amosun

Procession for late Bolanle

Dabiri-Erewa advocates full implementation of FoI Act

Jonathan, PDP chiefs to hold crucial pre-NEC meeting

Retreat on protocol important

A’Ibom NDLEA parades 13 drug suspects

Kuku advocates international support for amnesty

Group tells Amosun to step on toes

Ekiti flays group

‘Prepare for Ramadan’

Union leader blames minister for Oyo NURTW crisis

Cleric faults Sanusi over Islamic banking

Teachers accuse Jang of insincerity

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

NLC, A’Ibom agreement definite

‘World leaders visit important’

Strike: Jakande, students call for maturity

Upsurge in passenger traffic at Lagos airport

Strike: We are prepared – Ekiti workers

Jos residents gear up

Strike: ActionAid backs labour on minimum wage

Lagos LG polls hold Oct

‘Collaborate with scavengers’

NULGE to fight for sacked workers

‘Cancer killing more Nigerians’

FCT inaugurates task force on road crashes

Oyo workers shut down state secretariat

NDLEA destroys 34 hectares of hemp farms

Kwara PDP alleges circulation of falsified election results

NHIS faults planned Oyo health insurance scheme

Public service, catalyst for good governance – Jonathan

‘Pass criminal justice bill’

Military rule weakened Nigeria Police – Coomassie

Boko Haram may produce suicide bombers – Tsav

Ondo unfolds strategy to tackle ‘awaiting trial’ cases

Invite Boko Haram for dialogue, Abiara tells FG

Bomb scare at NYSC camp in Jos

Monday, July 18, 2011

Group warns sect, fingers monarch

How to resolve crisis – ANPP

Illegal immigrants flee Kwara

Community stalling road repairs – FERMA

Borno donates cars to victims

Amosun appoints aides

Ayorinde appointed National Mirror MD

FG seeks support of West African countries

Be honest, Jega urges INEC officials

GOC advises soldiers to counter threats

AG’s wife abducted

FCT minister ends rift with godfather

Kwankwaso stresses need for increased enrolment

W’African police on patrol

Molue drivers on strike

Bureaucracy not an excuse for inefficiency – Rufai

Minimum wage: LP asks states to merge

Amosun assures women

Kerosene sells for N50

Alleged rape: Community, family seek release of monarch

Minimum wage: Oyo public workers begin indefinite strike

Asaba airport commences flight

Accident rate drops

37 injured in Onitsha violence

Cleric seeks reduction of public officials’ emoluments

Lagos Assembly pledges assistance

‘Don’t politicise NDDC’

Confusion as Plateau students protest teachers’ strike

‘Oyo NURTW without legitimate leader since 1999’

Dearth of teachers imminent – Principal

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Envoy hails Fayemi

College vows to punish lecturers

Agric: Farmers lament lack of interest by youths

Minimum wage: Ondo workers seek divine intervention

Police rescue ex-gov’s wife

S’East govs tackle erosion

Address insecurity – SSG

Sweeper’s death: Police, LASTMA officers to testify

‘Declare me winner’

Kajuru faults PDP over standard of education

Furore over arrest of police witness in court

‘Sub-standard schools responsible for underdevelopment’

Suleja church holds memorial service for bomb victims

Emulate Mandela, politicians told

Eyiboh v Abia: Group demands Tambuwal’s removal

Speakers to meet

Baraje lists PDP’s problems

Drug abuse

A’Ibom lauds Irish doctor

ACN condemns Saraki’s call for removal of subsidy

Vacant stool: Royal families seek Mimiko’s consent

‘Children of politicians should attend public schools’

Ekiti sacks LG workers over fake results

Minimum wage: Oyo private schools’ owners caution govts

Keke NAPEP fraud: Agbakoba seeks order for AGF’s intervention

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Floods hinder operations of health institutions in Lagos

Mininum wage: TUC sets up strike monitoring committee

Airport expansion: Enugu landlords protest delay in compensation

Windstorm destroys 60 houses in Ondo

Cultism: VC seeks police, SSS assistance

Group begins clampdown on pipeline vandals

Ogun INEC denies withholding corps members’ allowance

Friday, July 15, 2011

Flood: Lagos tasks residents over hygiene

Igbo leaders seek state of emergency in Borno

Kano to establish informatics institute

Tribunal upholds Andy Uba’s election

PSN tasks FG, states over improved health care system

Ondo evacuates 50 students, five corps members from Borno

Christian elders seek state of emergency in Borno

Police create five new area commands for Lagos

Lagos introduces new IT programme for vehicle registration

Odutayo out with The Horrible Secret

Jang calls for overhaul of security agencies

Lagos evacuates 200 residents from Borno

Ekiti assembly passes 13 bills in 39 days

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Police demand tenants’ information

Ex-militants decry sect

Group opens blog, posts threat messages

‘Minimum wage not automatic’

Tribunal upholds CPC petition

Airport expansion: Landlords protest delay in compensation

‘Ogun SSG not attacked’

Borno: Amnesty, others ask military to stop killings

ACF can’t help FG to end violence – Youths

Tribunal dismisses PAC petition

ACN tasks Amaechi

Kwara gov swears in commissioners, harps on transparency

Anambra gov poll: Appeal court strikes out Ngige’s suit

Kidnap: Doctors threaten strike

ACN, PDP differ over alleged assault

Economy in jeopardy without technologists – Society

FG, states lose N15bn to licence forgery - FRSC

Monarchs exchange words at Oyo council meeting

Islamic Banking: Methodist prelate faults Sanusi

FG to integrate eye care into health services

LAUTECH: Medical students commend Osun, Oyo govts

Tambuwal seeks Germany’s support

Oyo partners with NRC

Convicts bag three-month imprisonment over N55m fraud

Reps oppose motion to probe non-implementation of reports

Deji Abiola’s passport

Yakowa’s application dismissed

ICPC to prosecute DG over N226m fraud

Man sues Fayemi, health workers over tax deduction

ACN govs strategise on way forward

Ekiti woos World Bank

‘We’re committed to protection of Nigerian child, women’

‘ACN must not fail’

Don’t abuse FoI law, Oyo advises journalists

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Army’s recruitment bastardised – COAS

Igbo group urges Nigerians to rise against group

Check fake journalists – Mark

‘ACN not regional party’

Sect’s leader’s death: Police fail to arraign suspects

NSA faults calls for soldiers withdrawal

Governors declare war on polio

Senate to debate motion on Lagos floods

Kaduna, Kwara dispatch 55 buses to evacuate citizens

Jonathan, Shonekan for anniversary

PDP groups reject ‘old men’ as chairman

Clerics express divergent views

Foreign varsity donates books

New commissioners

Borno: NYSC redeploys corps members

Engage foreign experts

Flooding: Ekiti may demolish illegal structures

ACN govs meet in Edo

Strike: Labour ready to comply with NLC order

Activists mark Soyinka’s birthday, visit Kaduna Prison

Aregbesola’s wife mourns

Group honours Rodot Nig

Nigerian media vibrant – UNIDEP

Akwa-Ibom: Court shifts gov battle to Oct 11

Naf to launch new rank structure

Strike: Anambra, NMA differ

Ajimobi inaugurates scheme to create 20,000 jobs

NAFDAC threatens clampdown on open drug markets

Vehicle information

Access Bank tackles firm

TMG faults Jonathan’s move to upgrade advisers’ salaries

284 million visually impaired

Four arraigned for murder

Safe motherhood

HND holders demand end to discrimination

Theft trial: Court permits ex-Finbank director to travel abroad

Ondo workers ignore appeals, embark on strike

Police to stop night gatherings in Kwara

Intersociety decries bloated public service, cbn’s policy

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Firm donates boreholes

Abdullahi to reposition ministry

Delta tackles flooding

Mimiko hosts Hasfat Abiola

Residents flee flood-ravaged areas in Ibadan

Student beheaded in cult war in Edo

‘Don’t block drainages’

‘Aregbesola’s critics are ignorant’

Yuguda, Sherif should have been interrogated – Bishop

Be focussed – Youth author

Forgery: Judge’s absence stalls CAC leaders’ trial

Minister constitutes panel

Light sentences worry NDLEA

Ajimobi to immortalise Awolowo, others

10 injured in Onitsha clash

Retreat: IPAC, INEC differ

Minister urges service chiefs to drop secrecy in military

Dismiss CPC’s candidate’s petition – Yakowa, PDP

Withdrawal limit: Court fixes Oct 11 for CBN, Delta communities suit

Force HQ bombing: Police releases Navy Captain’s body

More private varsities in coming —NUC

Monday, July 11, 2011

Amaechi tasks board members

Alleged rape: Court refuses monarch access to personal physician

ICPC uncovers fraud

Boko Haram: UNIMAID shut

PHCN expresses frustration over govt agencies indebtedness

KADPOLY: ASUP wants ex-management, council members tried

Only ACN can move Nigeria forward – Audu

Jos monarch seeks collaboration with lawmakers on peace

Oyo can pay minimum wage —Alao-Akala

Education ministry needs better minister —Fawehinmi

Reduce cost of governance

Minimum wage would have been higher – Senator

183,919 pupils complete nomadic education

FG researches into aging

FG raises corps members’ pay to N19,800

Fayemi warns new appointees against corruption

Ajimobi reduces tuition by 50%

‘Boko Haram’s aim is to destabilise Nigeria’

Clerics urge Jonathan to tackle insecurity

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Residents appeal to Oshiomhole

Ministers: Why Adesina was not screened – Senate

‘Civil servants aid graft in LGs’

Kwankwaso warns against lateness to work

Airports to get explosives’ detectors —FG

Oyo workers, leaders disagree over strike

Fayemi’s wife assists triplets

Airport closed as Uba’s chartered plane overshoots runway

Minimum wage: FG meets labour today

Tinubu justifies LCDAs’ creation

Don’t assent health bill

Mimiko decries nation’s over-reliance on expatriates

Ojudu predicts more violence

News of my death came as great surprise – Olugbo

New LAUTECH teaching hospital’s roof blown off

Gunmen abduct nnpc employee in Rivers

‘Don’t tamper with LG funds’

Saturday, July 09, 2011

Olugbodi, 24 others for World Bank training

Amnesty: 258 ex-militants proceed for training

Friday, July 08, 2011

Commotion as BRT bus crushes okada rider in Lagos

NUT celebrates Ransome-Kuti, Ikoku, others

Court jails Taiwanese, Chinese for importing 450kg cocaine

LG boss abducted as Ogun screens council caretaker committee

Jonathan’s success our priority – S’South Assembly

FG urged to immortalise past heroes to encourage patriotism

Supreme Court upholds death sentence on Nollywood actress

Synod to address kidney disease

‘Robbery attacks, bad roads inhibit FRSC operation’

CLO, PUMA laud appointment of Kano anti-graft commission DG

Edo: Tribunal strikes out LP’s petition

Dialysis firm gets recognition in Czech Republic

PDP vice-chairman, ex-Speaker defect to ACN

PENCOM allays fears of First Alliance pension contributors

Murder of unidentified man sets Lagos neighbourhood on edge

Osun postpones weekly sanitation exercise

Indigent student wins N34.4m scholarship to study in MIT, US

Minimum wage: TMG urges FG to increase revenue allocation to states

Ondo to pay N18, 000 minimum wage from August

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Court discharges, acquits Beninese, Nigerian robbery suspects

Ijaw congress suspends president, alleges gross misconduct

Soyinka wants Abuja Stadium named after Abiola

Are wants Oyo, FG to immortalise Adelabu

Abia to employ 50,000 youths

Osun PDP moves to end Oyinlola, Ogundokun rift

30 lawyers to receive SAN award

Groups cautions on Islamic banking

PTF spent N180bn in five years – Onolememen

N40bn scam: EFCC replies Bankole

Adebajo-Fraser, Falana disagree on Aganga

S’West govs, Oshiomhole meet

Minimum wage: States can only pay by borrowing —Suswan

Obasanjo advises FG on Boko Haram

Mobile court convicts 35

Civil defence corps to bear arms

Rep commends ACN govs

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Mobil donates laptops to NUJ

Soap manufacturers petition FG

Ex-Finbank MD, others lose bid to stay proceedings

Wife turns Adeboye’s first house into mega library

FG terminates N2.7bn N’Delta contract

Minimum wage: Free-for-all in Oyo NLC secretariat

Abiola: Ogun declares holiday

Nigerian in £636,000 fraud

Aregbesola travels to China

Ekiti’ll respect ruling

Traffic offences: 6,800 motorists arrested in one week

JAF backs strike

Lawyers boycott court

NBA faults SSS over arrested Boko Haram members

INEC officials arraigned

‘Famine is imminent’

ACN governors to pay N18,000

Osun accuses Oyinlola’s bureau of N2.5bn ICT fraud

Post election violence: Tofa faults immigration service

INEC prepares for restructuring

Traffic snarl worries Uduaghan

Union calls for FMC chief’s removal

‘More Nigerians becoming depressed’

Nigeria seeks UN’s help

Jonathan commends Army

JACH calls for FMC chief’s removal

NOUN, a mega varsity

Edo may return schools

Ban: NUJ issues ultimatum to Ogun assembly

Aviation unions oppose Oduah-Ogemwonyi’s appointment

Police intensify search for killers of Rivers businessman

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Obi counsels communication experts

Hotels get ultimatum to install CCTV

Schools to get minimum laboratory standards

Trial of Atuche, others begins

Post-election violence panel

Tribunal declines application

Kwara pardons indicted civil servants

Police arrest brothers for facilitating robbery of mother

NSA seeks media support in fighting terrorism

Fake revenue agents are stealing us blind – Anambra

Utomi decries el-Rufai’s arrest

Jonathan’s visit

My ex-driver stole to pay his children’s school fees – Mimiko

‘Emulate Essien-Igbokwe’

N8.8m fraud: Nollywood producer remanded in prison

Coomassie attributes insecurity to poor intelligence gathering

Oshiomhole warns indolent teachers

Bus kills two

‘Economic integration necessary to transform S’West’

Tribunal dismisses Saraki, PDP, INEC consolidated applications

Ekiti school gets N1.5m

Official cars: Edo Assembly gives ex-Speaker, others ultimatum

Deposed Ataoja: Royal house, group task Aregbesola

Skye Bank GMD not jailed

NAPTIP sues mother for trading daughter

PDP urges Ajimobi to reverse traffic managers sacking

Conduct tribunal, not EFCC, should try public servants – Umar

PDP rejects defectors in Plateau

Rivers orders enforcement of Okada ban

INEC refutes allegation

NSCDC shuts 20 security firms

Ogun Assembly bars journalists from covering proceedings

Terrorism: Ogun Police on the alert

N’Delta Ministry to revoke contracts

Anambra seeks permission to repair federal roads

Monday, July 04, 2011

Fashola inaugurates commissioners, advisers

Osun PDP is doomed – Chieftain

Edo builds model colleges

Umeadi sworn in

Ajimobi mourns Essien-Igbokwe

Coalition supports Igali

Aganga bags award

Okogie visits church

NLC advises military on traffic control

Portfolios for Oduah-Ogiemwonyi, Zainab

Task force arrests six

Boko Haram: ‘Jonathan needs divine intervention’

Kano plans nursing schools

Petroleum subsidy

Ekiti monarch accuses policeman of shielding herdsmen

NECO ready for entrance exam

Chevron-Texaco asks court to dismiss ex-workers’ suit

NDLEA parades seven suspected drug traffickers in Rivers

PDP chief apologises to Oba of Benin

Sylva, Imoke, others to face fresh primaries in 2012

Post-election summit shelved

Jobs: Demand for registration cards illegal —Kwara ACN

Jega delivers lecture

Katsina inaugurates committee on agric varsity

Nigerian students honoured in UK

EFCC, ICPC merger

Airport: Uduaghan appeals to Air Force for controllers

Alleged rape: Why officials didn’t take monarch to prison

Robbers kill three LG officials, policeman

Fayemi signs FoI, seven other bills into law

Sunday, July 03, 2011

Anyim asks lawmakers to engage professionals

Bayelsa govt wades into SPDC, communities disagreements

Islamic banking: Imams laud Sanusi

Engineers fault Jonathan over ministerial nominees

Stop pay rise, agitation

Gov’s wife tasks officials

Muslim group tasks FG, states

Lawmaker faults ex-ministers’ reappointment

Child abuse: Group writes Oyo CJ

Chieftaincy: No crisis in Ikole – Monarch, kingmakers

Saturday, July 02, 2011

I. Coast issues arrest warrants for key Gbagbo allies

Sarkozy attacker walks free with suspended jail term

Death toll spikes for Iraqis, US troops

Greek coastguards intercept US Gaza-bound ship

Human error, not witches cause road crashes — FRSC boss

Police explain circumstances surrounding missing NURTW leaders

Prayer against Nnaji is satanic — Priest

Protecting WWII mass graves is a duty to victims –– Scholars

Europe still threatened by terror groups –– Europol boss

Lebanon unlikely to arrest suspects in Hariri case –– Analysts

Friday, July 01, 2011

Teenager charged with murder of 19-year-old

UBA Foundation campaigns against prostate cancer

Fear of reprisal grips oil players as Alison-Madueke returns

...activists urge CBN to seek judicial interpretation

Ministerial list: I’m not at war with Jonathan –Clark

Alao-Akala indicted for allegedly spending N24bn on roads in one year

‘Islamic banking not ideal in a secular state like Nigeria’

CAC scam: Businessman accuses NBA of shielding lawyer

N10,000 bribe: Appeal Court affirms policeman’s conviction

ACF urges Senate to reject some ministerial nominees ...says they lack credibility

US authorities charge Nigerian stowaway

Anti-graft agencies: Activists back Adoke’s call for merger

Akpanudoedehe extols Igbokwe’s virtues

‘How NIMASA ex-DG awarded 10 contracts to one person’

Striking education workers accuse Kwara govt of policy inconsistency

Man arraigned for attempted robbery

Agbakoba to present private bill to National Assembly

Thursday, June 30, 2011

NURTW: Panel begins sitting

NYSC mourns corps member

Community plans N250m auditorium

Nnamani: EFCC seeks case transfer

Delta rerun: Tribunal delivers judgment

Anambra queries driving licence

Rotary donates blood bank

OSUN health project

ATTAN members lament extortion by LASTMA

Atiku, Chime mourn Aniagolu

Army’s free medical service

Judge warns naval officer over threat to life

Group laments children’s plight

‘Aganga deserves ministerial slot’

Amaechi writes Bill Gates on fight against polio

Tinubu advocates service-driven leadership in Africa

Ogun plans security fund

Judge to EFCC: Produce proof of N12bn pension scam

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