The Punch News Archive for April 2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

A decaying ivory tower in the seat of power

I shifted my wedding for Champions League final – Osaze

NCC seeks industry input to MNP guidelines

CTO to help Nigeria explore $600bn IT outsourcing industry

Poor telecoms services affect operators’ revenue – Braithwaite

Enyeama still Eagles’ best – Shorunmu

Five arraigned for assault with faeces

Striking Lagos doctors to face panel today

Driving licence: Motorists flay arrest by FRSC, VIO

Chelsea brace up for Barca onslaught

Monday, April 23, 2012

Today is World Book and Copyright Day

Sunday, April 22, 2012

LASG warns residents against obstructing drains

Ogun: IG tasks policemen on robberies

26 African countries may miss 2015 EFA goals

Five Nigerian drug traffickers arrested in India, Malaysia

French Election: Sarkozy loses first round

‘African nations must plan for disasters’

‘The Gambia ’ll not cave in to pressure on homesexuality’

Osun plans to rig with O-Yes officials – Omisore

ACN berates FG over rising debt profile

SFU to quiz Saraki today

Four die in Delta boat accident

Aregbesola targets agric to transform Osun

X-raying implications of Oronsaye’s report on IT industry

Security operatives, ex-militants heighten surveillance in N’Delta

‘Pension scam heart-breaking’

Train crushes baby, two others in Ibadan

Reps dismiss impeachment move against Tambuwal

UN sanctions Iranians, firm in Nigeria arms smuggling

Polio: UNICEF, others deploy 510 volunteers in states

Idris: Youths tackle Melaye

Indicted firms plan N100bn suit against Reps

Govs, ministers’ firms involved in subsidy scam — Rep

Iraq oil exports jumped by 15% in March

Chevron hosts chess tourney

IMF to raise $400bn crisis fund

‘87 million LTE devices to be sold’

Housing market: Bank of Canada head urges caution

Mobile media revenues to touch $150bn in 2012

Russia to consider greater contribution to IMF

Qantas A380 blowout plane returns to service

UN observers tour rebel-held Syrian town

Police, protesters clash in Bangladesh

Red Cross official kidnapped in Yemen

Seven countries begin construction of embassies in Abuja

‘Pregnant man’ Thomas Beatie splits from wife

Navy recovers hard drugs in Lagos

Nigeria’s oil deposits may dry up in 2054 – expert

African nations must plan for disasters- Gambian VP

44 million French vote in presidential poll

ACN slams FG over nation’s rising debt profile

Saturday, April 21, 2012

ACN vs PDP: Mixing religion with politics to win S’West

Why I don’t send in entries for AMAA — Peace Anyiam-Osigwe

Revolution looms in Nigeria —Buhari

Kate’s lookalike for Miss World

Yinka Akande becomes MAN DG

Fresh breath gets fine friends

Pakistan to increase trade relations with Nigeria

San Siro to get artificial turf

FG to address poor service through call centres

Don’t buy that hybrid car yet

ASUU president advises NUC on accreditation of varsity courses

Lagos State Government declares war on rapists

Subsidy scam: FG sacks Akintola Williams, Adekanola

Abducted Spanish doctor freed

Friday, April 20, 2012

Zuma gives S’Africa fourth First Lady, protocol headache

Bayelsa gov: Supreme Court dismisses Sylva’s petition

IG, minister not targets of Kano attack – CP

Pension fraud: EFCC investigates indicted bankers …N35m traced to corps member’s account

N9.97bn Intercontinental Bank waiver: SFU invites Saraki, arrests ex-MD

Trailer crushes teenager after writing WASCE

First police varsity in Africa takes off September

Calls for Azazi’s removal unjustified– CAN leader

Former CJN wife’s death, a loss to Nigeria – Saraki

Amosun, Odunaro urge Yewa to embrace peace

Huge water resource exists under Lagos, Ogun, other parts of Africa – Study

121 dead as civilian plane crashes near Islamabad airport

Interbank rates up on low cash, NNPC withdrawal

7000 pupils stranded after Boko Haram burns 14 schools in Maiduguri

Mercury Records signs deal with Dbanj

Mali’s army frees detained political, army officials

ECOWAS, UNSC condemn junta for creating TNC in Guinea Bissau

Lagos discovers 32 abandoned vessels on coastline

Hausa youths clash at Mile 12 in Lagos

FG, states, LGs share N613.6bn for March 2012

Supreme Court dismisses appeal by Sylva against Dickson’s election

Nigerian Air Force jet’s missile accidentally hits building in PH

INEC will conduct Nigeria’s most credible elections in 2015 – Jega

TUC hails House panel’s report on subsidy

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Reps hinge approval of Jonathan’s requests on probe report

Moses rejects Wigan contract extension

3SC visit ailing Joe Appiah

Muamba might play again – Bolton boss

Sports Festival: Ogun camp opens in June

CAF names Senegalese ref for Wolves, Leopard clash

Stop criticism of Woods –Coach

Okonjo-Iweala and Sovereign Wealth Fund

First female Chief Justice may succeed Musdapher

Surgeons reduce baby’s six legs to two

Female carpenter urges women to take to carpentry

Girl born without hands wins penmanship award

NESREA wins case on importation of endangered species

NLC wants fuel subsidy culprits prosecuted

Nigeria may get first female Chief Justice soon

Nigeria is safe for investors -Jonathan

U.S official defends warning on planned Boko Haram attack

India tests nuclear-capable missile

GTB declares N66m profit, 85k dividend

NEMA to assist Gambia in disaster, emergency management

FG to relocate Boko Haram suspects to Lagos

Three arraigned over NAFDAC label forgery

Chief Justice Dahiru Musdapher proceeds on pre-retirement leave

Presidential committee lauds FCE Pankshin

Two policemen feared dead in fresh Kano blast

Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona are world’s richest clubs -Forbes

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Activist tackles ICPC over publication

Police intensify security around stations against attacks

Chime tasks principals on moral decadence

ACN berates PDP over Osun security report

Assembly demands guidelines on public toilets

A’Court backs dissolution of Ondo LGs

Lagos acquires Osun land for agriculture

As Time names Jonathan among world’s most influential

US emergency warning: A wake-up call

Reps fuel subsidy probe report

SAN worries over lawyers’ conduct

IMF advises European banks on weak growth, debt repayments

Boko Haram plans fresh bomb attacks in Abuja – U.S, UK, Australia

Time lists Jonathan, Obama, Hillary Clinton among World’s 100 Most Influential People

Jonathan’s eligibility: Court grants application for negotiated settlement

Carlos Tevez is my role model – Balotelli

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

… considers community service as prison term’s option

Lagos establishes vocational centre for Area Boys

Stem economic backwardness

NAFDAC, why?

State visit as misadventure

What a country!

Oyo wage controversy

Mrs Jonathan’s visit

Kim’s election

Save me, National Assembly

Confusion as pedestrians, other road users struggle for space

Pure water business generates N7bn daily–NAFDAC

How employers can maximise workers’ potential – Analysts

Igbobi patients protest workers’ strike, threaten legal action

Debate on Jonathan’s 2015 bid diversionary –ACF, Balarabe

INEC inspects UPGA’s office

Senate flays US over World Bank presidency election

Pension scam: Senate orders police to probe Waziri, Lamorde

UK to return Ibori’s loot to Delta State

News review: Ogidigbodigbo’s march to jail

Patients suffer as orthopaedic hospital workers strike lingers

UK court jails ex-Delta State governor, James Ibori, 13 years

Collapsed church: Parish to spend N2.7m on burial

INEC asks NYSC for more lawyers

One million Nigerians live with haemophilia, says NMA chairman

Monday, April 16, 2012

Boko Haram: America’s profound misjudgment

Tax investigation: NECA instructs members to ignore Reps

Foreign reserves increased by $3.06bn in three months – CBN

Norway mass killer admits massacre, claims self-defence

BlackBerry, latest source of worry in varsities

Ban on foreign medical treatment

Passengers spent N225bn on air tickets in 2011 – FG

Low bandwidth affecting rural IT penetration – Angaye

FG owes N80bn in judgment debt …to reduce domestic debt to N500bn by 2015

BA, Virgin exploiting Nigerians –NCAA

World Bank directors select Kim as new president

Ogun declares war on robbers, takes delivery of APCs

32 million Nigerians defecate openly – World Bank report

Fabrice Muamba discharged from hospital

World Bank presidency: Okonjo-Iweala concedes defeat

Nigeria’s foreign reserves rise to $36bn

Norwegian killer, Breivik, refuses to recognise court

Total shuts gas plant in Nigeria

S’South govs urge N’Assembly to pass Petroleum Industry Bill

Police kill prison warder in Yenagoa

Ibori’s sentencing trial underway

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Senate invites pension task force for fresh questioning

Nigeria made N428.57bn from non-oil exports in 2011 – NEPC

C’River, Chinese firm sign N6.9bn road contract

Oil price drop’ll cause problems for Nigeria — Sanusi

Total suspends gas production at Obite plant

Hazards: FG commissions expert to train miners, others

Federal institutions, banks evade tax – Kaduna commissioner

NEMA anticipates Lake Nyo’s collapse

Tight security for Abuja churches, hotels

Defective federalism, bane of Nigeria’s devt – Ekweremadu

FG plans dredging of Calabar water way

Ekiti awards N995m streetlight, road contract

Akiolu appeals to Boko Haram sponsors

Rights commission boss honours police summon on Wednesday

Ekiti: NUT threatens strike over planned teachers’ exam

15 escape death in furniture shop fire

‘My wife’s release most important’

Iraq election commission chief released from jail

Pension fund probe

‘Transmission backbone must be interoperable’

Inter-bank rates drop on cash inflows

JPMorgan gets boost from better economy, trading

‘Ogun immunised two million children in March’

LASG’s Neighbourhood Watch gets security gadgets

PDP berates Babangida over criticism of national convention

2015: Opposition parties begin coalition talks

Son kidnaps father over N10m cheque

NCC engages seven contractors for QoS monitoring

Ending the endless carnage on our roads

INEC to prosecute one million suspects for electoral offences

NEMA is prepared for Lake Nyos’ collapse – Official

NLC opposes review of N18,000 minimum wage

Tight security around hotels, churches in Abuja

Saturday, April 14, 2012

‘It’s tough for us to meet N5bn capital base’

As Kennis Music celebrates Easter

Germany considers ransom for citizen kidnapped in Kano

Probe FAAN, NAMA over IGR — Airline operators

My biggest investment is in books

‘Systemic failure, cause of MEND’s renewed attacks’

Obi charges farmers to upgrade to commercial farming

Nollywood mourns Jenifa co-writer

‘NAF ready to contain threat to national security’

US should allow transparent contest for World Bank presidency – Mo’ Ibrahim

Jonathan’s anti-graft war in death throes

Nollywood producer, Taiwo Bello, reported dead

Italian Serie ‘B’ player, Piermario Morosini, dies after cardiac arrest

Church gift: The fault is not Jonathan’s

Chinese engineers instal security cameras in Lagos

Maiganga coal deposit, good for power generation -Minister

Doctors call off warning strike in Lagos

David De Gea rues Wigan wake-up call

Manchester United’s lead cut to two points

Friday, April 13, 2012

Critical situation for Nigerian children

My mother carried me on her back to school because of my disability – Wasiu Yusuf, African Tennis Champ

Time for action, not words

Wingless Eagles strikers

Lagos doctor murdered over patient’s death

Klitschko to defend titles against Thompson

Much motion, too little results – Consumers

PHCN says our transformer

Dangerous 33ft-11KVA HT pole in our compound

Explore other means of energy, Nigerians tell power ministry

CBN vs the people (2)

15 suspects arraigned for assaulting policeman

Kogi governor appoints new Chief of Staff, advisers

123 senior army officers to sit for promotion exams

Detoxification of body can repel cancer, improve health – Physician

Power generation drops due to system collapse at Egbin

Jonathan signs N4.697 trillion 2012 budget

AU condemns Guinea Bissau coup attempt

Conference of speakers elects new officials

Lagos coaches, players demand more basketball competitions

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Leaders’ negligence

Otuoke church gift

Juvenile delinquency

Re: Saying it as it is (not)

Ajimobi’s 2012 budget

Whither SMEDAN?

Hunger in Nigeria

Sustain roadblock ban

Dwindling education state

Almajiris and northern leaders

FG may transfer UNI-Abuja students to other varsities

Oko Poly reconstitutes panel over students, indigenes clash

Rivers communities cry out over gas emission

‘FG, states, LGs should cooperate’

Police arrest journalist’s abductors

FG owes Lagos N11.2bn pension arrears – Commissioner

Group seeks end to doctors’ strike

Fashola advocates changes in lifestyle, habits

Doubts over PDP’s participation in Ondo gov poll

Expert canvasses war against piracy

Too many Nigerians in foreign jails –SERAP

NEMA distributes relief materials to two burnt schools

Mugabe returns from Singapore

Mali’s Traore sworn in as acting president

Tanker upturns in Ibadan

UI DLC students protest over accidents at Ojoo campus

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

FG approves N2.6bn contract for permanent voter cards

Edo banks remain closed

US spends $44m on AIDS in Nigeria

Gunmen kill farmer

B’Haram: Ex-militant accuses FG of double standards

Best WAEC candidate bags scholaship

Govt warns against hawking in public offices

Refuse bag sparks bomb scare in Kaduna

TB Joshua and President Mutharika

Pension reforms team tried to bribe us – Senators

FG moves to ensure N97 fuel price in riverine areas

World Bank/IFC Doing Business Report 2012 ranks Nigeria 133rd

Spain declares citizen missing in Nigeria

World Bank interviews U.S nominee for presidency

My Twitter, Facebook accounts were hacked – Dbanj

Former Ondo deputy governor, Omoboriowo, dies at 81

Fire engulfs BRT bus in Lagos

Sambo woos U.S investors to Nigeria’s agric sector

NAF vows to fight insecurity

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

PDP pledges to resolve South-South crisis

Alaibe committee: CLO tasks Sylva over fraud allegation

Robbers raid banks in Edo

Appeal court resolves 10-year-old church crisis

Lagos warns doctors against strike

Sylva not on the run – Aide

Chelsea coach maintains Champions League hope

Arsenal can finish second – Szczesny

Balotelli avoids ban for Song tackle

Osaze foresees tough Man City challenge

February job openings rose to 3.5 million

Sony records $6.4bn loss on tax hit

McDonald’s in franchising deal with Rosinter

Points deduction: Union Bank slam ‘mischievous’ NBBF

Anichebe desperate for FA Cup action

Okpala, Fattah expect tough clash between Nigeria, Egypt

Oyinola, PDP oppose Salami’s reinstatement

Police kill seven highway robbers in Ogun

STF arrests suspected bomber in Jos

Oyinlola spent N450m to pull down hotel – Osun

Usmanov may swap part of MegaFon stake

Sony poised to cut 10,000 jobs

Okonjo-Iweala gets UN appointment

‘Barclays boss deserves no bonus’

Baby, five others die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash

Police abort raid on two banks in Auchi

Boko Haram spreads terror campaign to Mali

Monday, April 09, 2012

NURTW, police harrassing us – Keke operators

Jumbo pay

Airtel to invest $100m in Rwanda

Malawi President sacks police chief

Soyinka and proliferation of higher institutions

NACOMYO faults church ‘gift’ to Jonathan

Ojota bad water

Firm defrauds scores of job seekers

One dead, many injured in Delta boat accident

Raped school girls

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Bakare, Rep urge youths to shun greed, corruption

Nasarawa community wants relocation of Fulani herdsmen

Edo: Omoruyi worries over ACN, PDP campaign offices

Men lured two pupils with N50, raped them –NSCDC

Adegoke wins back Ibadan fans as 3SC escape first round scare

Lawmaker warns students against wasting state’s resources

Easter tragedy: Blast kills 40, injures others in Kaduna

Don’t hide church ‘gift’ under religion, ethnicity – ACN

N’Delta activists berate Jonathan for lack of development

Govs, Mark, Atiku, Sultan, others urge peaceful coexistence

Court restrains Dangote over Okotie-Eboh’s house

‘Akure residents’ll vote for Mimiko’

‘Women have not done enough’

Pope condemns terrorism in Nigeria, bloodshed in Syria

SSS repels attack on training school

Easter: Cleric charges Christians on devotion to God

Okada riders feared dead in Easter Sunday explosion in Kaduna

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Re: For democracy in Africa

Have a ‘merry’ Easter!

I spent nine years in the university — A.Y

Foster, Osaze row settled

Lots of social problems are associated with infertility – Dr. Tunde Okewale

66 million Nigerians lack access to potable water – WHO/UNICEF

‘Boko Haram is giving Nigeria bad image’

How Nigerian players fall prey to dubious agents

Don advocates registration of sex workers

Development is impossible if people don’t read — Okpala, MD Cutting Edge Books

Police rescue woman, recover N2.9m ransom from suspected kidnappers

Dbanj greets loyal fans at Easter

Nigeria will overcome its development challenges, says Jonathan

On World Health Day, experts lament Nigerian healthcare system

Akpabio’s aide dies in auto crash

Heavy rain, wind displace Enugu residents

ECOWAS condemns independence declaration by rebels in Mali

Mali coup leaders agree to leave power

Malawi Vice-President, Joyce Banda, sworn in after president’s death

Friday, April 06, 2012

France fears new serial killer after four murders near Paris

Four killed, three injured in Hungary machete attack

Egypt ex-spy chief to run for president

Bahrain opposition rallies for hunger striker

Key mechanism behind Lymphoma targeted by new compound

Our children will hold nat conference if we disallow it

In older adults, infection linked to dangerous blood clots in veins and lungs

Sudan, South wage propaganda war

Empty chairs in Sarajevo to honour Bosnia war victims

Malawi VP says she’s next in line for presidency

US rejects Tuareg independence in Mali

Museveni rule fuelling discontent – Group

At least 14 dead in Argentina storms

Gaddafi son ‘attacked’ in Libya detention

US tie could bar Salafist from run for Egypt presidency

US closely monitoring N. Korea rocket launch

Trial of Turkey coup plotters adjourned for medical report

Fire engulfs nurses room at LASUTH

Rainstorm destroys Apostolic Church building in Abuja

Lagos State doctors plan three-day warning strike

Malawi’s president dies of heart attack

Lawyers demand maximum sentence for rapists

Easter: JTF patrols Kano’s streets in armoured vehicles

Malian rebels declare independence

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Japan’s iron ladies win Kirin Cup

Mikel predicts Barca downfall

No to revenge

Exploitative Lagos schools

World Bank palaver

Zenith Bank’s exploitation

Church gift saga

Re: Gift next time

Curbing pipeline vandalising in Nigeria

Outrageous display

Join govt to end corruption, insecurity –NSCIA

Church gift: ACN berates Presidency, PDP’s reactions

Nigeria population to hit 367 million in 2050 –UN

Govs, clerics preach peace, love during Easter

FG frowns on reference of Nigerians to foreign hospitals

Insecurity: Lagos may take over abandoned buildings

FG reverses suspension of UNIABUJA agric faculty

NULGE demands N1bn from WAEC for members’ death

Rep seeks IG’s intervention over attacks in Anambra

PDP, ACN disagree on arrests, intimidation in Osun

Eminent Nigerians sue Jonathan, others over fuel price hike

ACN blasts Jonathan, PDP on church gift

Motorists trapped in Lokoja-Abuja road gridlock

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Advice for Tinubu

Help me, NYSC

Well Done, The PUNCH

WAEC, why?

The people’s Punch

Expensive kerosene

Attention JAMB

Faulty anti-graft war

Curbing corruption

Bandits attack police station, free detainees

Police arrest robbery kingpin, recover N2.3m, nine vehicles

Rivers, firms sign MoU on syringe factory

LG boss tasks retirees on skills acquisition

Lagos to prosecute owners of stray animals

Tipper owners besiege Edo Government House

Land: Community accuses Anambra deputy gov

Abuja varsity students protest cancellation of courses

US envoy pledges support to fight terrorism, corruption

FAAN boss denies contempt charge

Army uncovers plot to bomb Kano during Easter

Amosun, Daniel trade words over N2.8bn ecological fund

Rep laments leadership failure in Nigeria

Experts seek collaboration to check flooding

NSCDC shuts down 12 illegal security companies

Commission advises residents on safety

Medical student in trouble as accused jumps bail

15 pupils injured as fire guts school bus in Ibadan

Senate opposes rising cost of EGTL project

Senate discovers another missing N4.6bn pension fund

Late sleepers eat more, gain weight — Study

Family will decide my Schalke future – Raul

Govt agencies hindering power sector reform – Investigation

The politics of the World Bank presidency race

IG unveils special anti-crime squad in C’ River

Police arrest Delta anti-kidnap chief

Magistrate orders arrest of journalists

Resignation’ll give Obasanjo time to mentor others –Oni

FDA approves two pancreatic-enzyme products

PHCN sale: Final transaction documents ready in May

Private sector added 209,000 jobs in March — ADP

Burger King to go public again

Seniors need exercise, too­ ­­— Experts

TomTom issues software ‘fix’ for sat-nav bug

How to manage IBS symptoms

Skype hires 400 staff, Yahoo to axe 2,000

Stosur, Serena sweep into last 16

Romney scores hat-trick in US Republican primary

Jonathan defends self over church gift

Katsina gets new head of service

Tuface to release new single

FG rehabilitates 601 manual boreholes in 11 states, FCT

U.S imposes visa restrictions on Malian coup leaders

FG reappoints Ojerinde as JAMB registrar

UNIABUJA students protest suspension of four courses

Leaking petrol tankers halt traffic on Lagos roads

Nigerian lawyer shot dead in American nursing school

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Rep loses bid to stop recall by LP

…searches for Obasanjo’s successor

Dangote donates $500,000 to Congo blast victims

We won’t extradite Iraqi VP – Qatar

Mali junta fails to convince Jonathan

France to charge 13 with terrorism

ICC rejects Palestinian bid

Colombia rebels free captives held for 12 years

Global sanctions on Iran not working – Israeli PM

Nigeria’s Foreign Minister meets with Malian coupists

Jonathan congratulates Ebenezer Obey Fabiyi at 70

Four electrocuted in midnight electric sparks

Court, again, orders psychiatric examination of suspected arsonist

Fashola seeks phased ban on cement importation

Obasanjo resigns as PDP BOT chairman

ACN asks National Assembly to impeach Jonathan

Six die in auto crash on Lokoja-Okene Road

Monday, April 02, 2012

NIIA don bags US think tank job

Don identifies strategies to improve tertiary education

Ogun ICT Centre offers scholarship to 300 youths

Team Nigeria spirit excites Ehizuelen

Jonathan’s kinsmen plan protest over bad roads

Lagos names art gallery after Soyinka

Russian plane crash kills 31

Retirees hail Ondo over pension payment

Handover our VP for trial, Iraq urges Qatar

Jos: Three arrested over policeman’s death

Jang accuses civil servants

Five killed, police station burnt in Jos festival tragedy

Bayelsa market fire destroys N10m goods

Knocks for Jonathan over church donation

Reps threaten British Airways

Court dismisses money laundering charge against Akingbola

PDP, Ekiti govt trade words over wasted N200bn

Jonathan begins one-week vacation

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Resolve LASPOTECH strike

A deliverer needed

Death Penalty

Epileptic electricity

JAMB’s books

Pension fraud

New number plate

Illegal army checkpoint

Ahmed, give us water

Amosun, repair our road

‘Substantive matter, live wire of interlocutory appeal’

US farmers to plant the most corn in 75 years

Iraq crude oil exports rise

Gold rises on bargain hunting, open interest sinks

Oil price rose higher, gained 4.2% in Q1

Consumer spending jumps, GDP prospects brighten

SEC weighs sanctions for lawyers who advise fraudsters

Eni in talks for €12bn demerger loan

HMO investors breathe easier about health law ruling

China publishes draft rules to improve IPO mechanism

Cruise ship limps into Malaysian port after fire

Cash-less policy’ll solve premium collection problems –Ladipo-Ajayi

Mutual Benefits gives reasons for developing retail products

Martins scores first goal of the season

Mikel backs Abramovich on coaches’ sack

Robbers attack luxury bus, rape schoolgirls

Robbers attack bank, break ATM machine

‘Sufficient checks are in place for pension assets’ safety’

Emenike fined $17,000 for offensive gesture

One killed in Kaduna bomb explosion

Insecurity: Jonathan and his mid-year target

One killed, 18 wounded in Kenya attacks

Myanmar opposition leader wins parliamentary seat

Weak UK lending highlights recovery struggle

South-West planners endorse regional integration

Battersea opens household products’ outlet

Lagos Housing Fair to focus on indigenous technology

NTDA, Amuwo residents resolve road construction dispute

Westfield group to sell stake in seven US malls

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood names presidential candidate

…Fagel/Akunyun community gets N6.6m from Kwara govt

Bomb blast rocks Kaduna

Rangers beat 3SC, Enyimba draw 1-1 with Akwa Utd

Evander Holyfield visits Badagry to trace his African roots

NHF contribution scheme hits N83bn

ACN decries falling standard of education in Nigeria

Dakingari wins Kebbi governorship rerun

Amosun’s wife pledges support for Falconets

Gunmen kill LG caretaker chairman in Borno

U.S to publish new visa fees on April 13

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Grave of Hitler parents in Austria dismantled

Mali junta asks for foreign help to halt Tuareg juggernaut

Syria forces shell Homs as fighting rages

EU seeks to reverse E. Europe brain drain

Afghan policeman shoots dead nine colleagues

Fayemi offers to lecture at Ekiti varsity

Olubadan dispels death rumour

11-year-old DJ sets world record for the most songs mixed in a minute

Rihanna denies Ashton Kutcher

Amy Winehouse’s £3million fortune

Bobby Brown charged

Thugs attack grandma, 76, with matchete, bat

ARM Pension retain football title

Carroll ‘nervous’ about Newcastle return

City draw, Arsenal lose to QPR

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