The Punch News Archive for December 2013

Monday, December 30, 2013

Presidency moves to stop PDP senators’ defection

Two FG ministries to spend N303m on typewriters, PR

Orji presents N149.6bn appropriation bill

Road accidents: 20 children died in 10 days

Oshiomhole has failed Edo people – PDP

Security forces kill 63 insurgents in Borno

Iyayi: FRSC keeps silent over cause of crash

2013: The Year of ASUU

ASUU strike: Time for stock-taking

Re: Need for ideology-based party

Building future slums in cities’ extensions

27,000 apply for Technical Aid Corps jobs

Nyako lauds Adamawa varsity for excellence

Colleges of education lecturers begin strike

Giving telephone subscribers value for money in 2014

Cooper Tire terminates $2.5bn sale to India’s Apollo

Lebanese’ brutalised woman

Italy presses Monte Paschi on $4bn cash call

SEC pushes US insurers for details on ‘captives’

Missing oil revenue, crude theft threaten Nigerian economy

2014: McAfee forecasts growth in mobile ransomware, attacks

‘Education funding not for govt alone’

Airtel reiterates commitment to education-based investments

You aren’t too old to get immunised

Overworked and underpaid, plight of Abuja quarry workers

Acceptable census as no-go-area

BMW, Toyota agree on joint sportscar platform

Immigration to purchase tricycles for border patrols

Jonathan commiserates with Soyinka on daughter’s death

Obasanjo’s criticisms meant to change govt -Afenifere

Colleges of education lecturers begin strike on Tuesday

Islamist party leader killed in gunfight in Bangladesh

Police arrest 31 suspected robbers, kidnappers in Delta

I have no political ambition for now, says Al-Mustapha

Defectors from PDP will regret their actions -Yero

Crash: 20 children die in 10 days, says FRSC

Atiku decries poverty rate in New Year message

Fayemi signs N103bn 2014 budget

Rivers accuses NJC of bias

Al-Makura presents N114.5bn budget to Nasarawa assembly

Soldiers kill 63 suspected terrorists in Borno -Military

Abia to build airport, seaport through PPP – Gov Orji

Kaduna earmarks N1bn to sponsor science students abroad

CHAN 2014: Eagles tackle Kano Pillars, draw 2-2

Ekiti jails 16 over environmental laws

Strike looms in LASU over fee hike, promotion, others

TuFace, Davido, Iyanya, others excite at Calabar Festival

Defection: No amount of pressure will force us back to PDP – Reps

Fayemi dispels rumour on okada ban in Ekiti

Islamic teacher arraigned for raping two kids

Nigerian killed in India, buried in Imo

Osun speaker tasks traditional rulers on security

East African nations will ‘defeat’ S’Sudanese rebel leader – Museveni

Kwara council debunks ‘ghost workers’ report

ICPC plans surveillance to fast track anti-graft fight

N15bn fraud: Court grants Briton, ex-Gulf Bank MD, N200m bail each

US, Libyan forces capture Tunisian militant leader

Train congestion: Commuters call for advance reservation

DR Congo ‘repulses’ attack on TV station

Kogi advocates use of local languages in schools

IGP donates to Plateau police widows

Eight killed in attack on south Yemen army base

Regulate end-of-year service, army urges churches

APC warns members not to bicker over positions

Shots fired at German ambassador’s home in Athens

Nigerian re-elected Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Affairs of OIC

Schumacher ‘fighting for his life’ after ski accident

Police kill eight in China terrorist attack

Gbagbo’s party seeks postponement of Ivory Coast census

Gunfire rocks DR Congo TV and airport

Gov lauds Yobe residents for hitch-free polls

UN condemns Russian train station attack

Enter into the den of fake doctors

Oyo traders to get N300m interest-free loan, says Ajimobi

Egypt: Al-Jazeera journalists arrested in Cairo

El Salvador volcano erupts, thousands flee

South Sudan: Fears for isolated children

Deadly explosion hits Russia

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Hair-raiser Huddlestone gets pitch-side trim

Chelsea see off Liverpool as Eto’o strikes winner

Ozil suffers shoulder injury

Anelka defends on-field gesture

Boateng attacked on Christmas Day

Ibrahimovic hints at future Celtic move

Xavi admits missing Guardiola’s touch

Lagos Football Five’s Championship holds 2014

Schumacher suffers head injuries in accident

US lifts tax levy on Pacquiao’s assets

Australian Open: Serena reveals injury fears

Abu Dhabi: Djokovic beats Ferrer

Sharapova, Serena mean business in Brisbane

CHAN: More injury worries for Eagles

N14.5m for animals

Unemployment solution

Ogun Christian pilgrims

New electricity investors

Stemming poverty, crime

Amosun, save Areke Community

Iyana-Ejigbo drainage

Attention, Lagos Physical Planning

20-year-old remanded for killing man with blows

Why we operated battered pregnant woman – Doctor

Child dumped in refuse celebrates with orphans

Alleged killer DPO released on bail

Robbers tie up policemen, attack trailer park

‘Police shot and dumped me in hospital’

1914 amalgamation not a mistake – Jonathan

2014 budget: Outrage over allocations for zoo, new jet

Policemen live like refugees in dilapidated barracks

Wole Soyinka loses 48-year-old daughter

B’Haram: FG approves five-year economic package for troubled states

2015: PDP ’ll win, Presidency tells Amaechi, others

Obasanjo guilty of his allegations against Jonathan – Bakare

I‘ll wrest power from Aregbesola in 2014 –Oke

2015: PDP’ll spring surprise in S’West, says Adeyanju

104 passengers panic as Aero aircraft loses tyre

Scottish estates attract global buyer interest

2013: The year we tweeted!

Agency empowerment: ARIAN seeks collaboration with NIA

Lawyers’ privileges committee reviews guidelines for aspiring SANs

New Dubai rental law increases rent

Community denies news of oil spill

European shares climb

Female bomber kills 15 in Russia

Ericsson presents consumer trends for 2014

Japan auto makers to boost domestic output

Govt created 1.6 million jobs in 12 months – Minister

500 Chinese lawmakers leave office over election fraud

Supreme Court wrongly freed Bode George – Falana

Ukraine crisis: More protesters gather in Kiev

Katsina to conduct LG polls early 2014 – Shema

Anambra: PDP backs Nwoye’s suit challenging APGA’s victory

Stop admission of PDP defectors, CNPP tells APC

PDP not dead in South-West -National auditor

30,000 Nigerians still stranded in Central African Republic

Aero plane with 104 passengers loses tyre on landing

Insurgency: FG approves five-year economic package for Yobe, others

Allegation against poverty alleviation scheme outrageous -Fayemi’s wife

PDP has failed Nigerians -Baraje

Cleric urges FG to introduce allowances for unemployed, widows

‘Number of Nigerians studying in Canada is impressive’

APC sweeps Yobe LG council poll

Sokoto to spend N7.6b to expand, rehabilitate water facilities

Police kill two kidnappers in Edo

Lawyers privileges committee reviews guidelines for aspiring SANs

Cleric criticises CBN’s cashless policy, gay marriage

‘Upon landing in Lagos, our Aero aircraft lost a tyre’ – El-Rufai.

Provide details of FG’s stake in NLNG, Reps ask Okonjo-Iweala

S’Eagles will improve ahead of CHAN 2014 – Keshi

Obi disagrees with Elechi over National Dialogue

Bangladesh activists clash with police at polls protest

Rapper Doe B killed in Alabama

Breast implants now to be recorded on new register – Official

Antarctic ship: New bid to free vessel trapped in ice

Abia varsity to make Igbo language compulsory course

Gov. Suswam absolves Fulani herdsmen of killing Tiv indigenes

Michael Schumacher injured in skiing accident in France

NANS lauds ASUU on commitment to improve varsity education

CAR conflict: Thousands of Chadians evacuated

Stop further admission of PDP decampees, CNPP cautions APC

Israel to release 26 Palestinian prisoners

Anambra PFN calls for prayers as year ends

Lebanon buries ex-minister Chatah killed in Beirut blast

Kwara council discovers 339 ghost workers

NUJ president lauds performance of journalists

Deadly blast at Russian train station

US police shoot suspected cop killer

S’ Sudan: Thousands of pro-rebel youths in ‘war march’

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Oduah: Groups demand release of presidential panel report

Mixed blessings: Women who got HIV while seeking for babies

Jonathan, Tambuwal impeachment not priority — APC Rep

New Year: Tight security nationwide

Police foil robbery attack on university ATM

Marketing communication industry needs growth –Olugbodi

FG awards N1tn contracts in 10 months

Oshiomhole survives road accident

Normalcy has returned to Osun warring communities — CP

Okogie flays Okotie’s attack on Catholics

Mimiko’s success traceable to PDP– Party chair

Any attempt to impeach Jonathan will fail – Senators

12 die in Bayelsa boat mishap

Refinery sale: Oil workers suspend strike action

Battered pregnant woman: Police invite victim’s aunt

Delay in budget passage fuels corruption– Economists

Freda Francis-Edewor makes showing

86-year-old German gymnast

2013: A year of strikes, grandstanding

Bio invasion of jellyfish

Nigerians react: Budget for wild animals

Obese persons prone to early death — Nutritionist

Pension: Six states remit N26.17bn to RSAs

Obasanjo, Tinubu not eligible to lead the Yoruba — Ogunsuyi, ex-AG chief

Menu for obese persons

Harness the power of your unconscious mind

Jonathan and PDP

Obasanjo’s guile and presidential power

Bryan Okwara’s love for fair ladies

Be wary of bleaching creams

Lemon, garlic and rosemary roasted chicken

Funding, infrastructure, gas supply problems plague power sector

Russia to bury Kalashnikov in heroes cemetery

Airstrike kills 21 in Syria market

Police arrest traders selling fake designer clothes in Spain

I don’t like body-hugging clothes –Stephanie Okwu

Large turn out of voters recorded in Yobe LG polls

Earthquake strikes south of Turkey

Kaduna to establish four new science secondary schools

Oshiomhole escapes death in Edo crash

Egypt protesters set campus on fire

Tourists, residents troupe out as carnival Calabar gets to climax

UN demands drop of charges against two reporters

South Sudan: UN shelters 63,000 civilians in its bases

Odi protests over non-payment of N37.6bn damages by FG

Politicians’ defection will sustain democracy- Ali

UN condemns Beirut bombing

Four dead, nine injured in Egypt building collapse

Gunmen kill one protester, injure three in Thai protest

Politics denied me USA’94 World Cup place – Ugbade

Friday, December 27, 2013

Indian woman ‘raped by two gangs’ on Chrismas eve

23 die in India train fire

Gombe earmarks N1.9bn for women, youths development

Egypt: Three die in Muslim Brotherhood supporters and police clash

My first…DJ Tee

Awkward moment with Ayoola

Alex Okoroji’s typical DAY

Trip to United States

Shopaholic With Andy Ike

Dog falls from 300ft and survives

Girl escapes serious injury when glasses deflect bullet

Glow-in-the-dark piglets created in China

Scores injured as fresh violence erupts in Osun communities

Boat accident claims scores of lives in Benue

Force hqrts probes police shooting of FRSC officer

The epistle according to Jonathan

Pastor faces N20m fraud charge

Akwa Ibom plans big for athletes

Electricity in 2013: Many movements, little progress

Battered pregnant woman: Lagos police arrest Lebanese boss

Average US 30-year mortgage rises

Making the most of the season

Nikkei hits six-year high

Longer breastfeeding tied to better development

Man bites off friend’s lip in beer parlour

Eating more nuts during pregnancy might help prevent allergies in kids

Healthy skin foods

Iran could be most dangerous for Eagles – Pascal

Cardiff sack Manager after fall-out with Malaysian owner

Chinese icebreaker stuck en route to stranded ship

Yobe restricts movement for council poll

Benue boat accident: Rescuers recover 25 bodies, many missing

Federal workers shun office after public holiday

Flood kills dozens in south-east Brazil

Yemen: Shells kill 13 in funeral tent in Daleh

Head-on collision in Awka

South Sudan agrees peace terms

UCH doctors threaten to stall activities over unpaid salaries

Dankwambo presents N107.4bn budget to Gombe assembly

Kwara artisans to receive N200 million in soft loan – Ahmed

Olamide, Davido, others win Headies Music awards

Enugu Police arrests suspected native doctor for encouraging kidnapping

Kano earmarks N700m for Geographic Information System in 2014

Customs intercepts contraband worth N21.6m in Owerri – Official

Alleged N15b fraud: Briton, four others know fate Dec. 30

Gov Ahmed votes N3.2bn for infrastructure in 2014 budget

Thai crisis deepens as army chief hints of intervention

Egyptian Police arrest Dozens of Muslim Brotherhood supporters

Chinese officials jailed over melon-seller death

Kano receives 56 deportees from Saudi Arabia

Police Force to probe police shooting of FRSC officer

UN declares March 3 as World Wildlife Day

Explosion kills six, injures several in Somalia

Extreme weather leaves 19 dead in US, Canada

Greenpeace Arctic 30 detainees head home from Russia

Brain cancer vaccine trial begins in Europe

29 die in Thailand bus crash

China icebreaker heads to trapped Antarctic ship

Japan moves close to beating 15 years of falling prices

Blast hits Lebanese capital Beirut

Iran dissidents ‘killed in Iraq missile attack’

More storms expected in UK – Official

US court quashes priest’s conviction for abuse cover-up

Not much to thank Jonathan for in 2013

Carnivorous fish attack bathers in Argentina

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Six Chad peacekeapers die in CAR unrest

Japan Okinawa leader approves US airbase relocation

Egypt violence: One killed in Muslim Brotherhood clash

34 children died in Muzaffarnagar relief camps in India – Report

Police avert clash between Shi’ites, Gyellesu community in Zaria

Soldiers kill passenger at check point in Katsina

Obama signs two-year cross-party budget bill

Senator urges Ogbomoso people to promote peace, devt

Sanusi may quit CBN before June

S’Sudan crisis: East Africa leaders hold emergency talks

Greenpeace protester return to Wales

UN renews calls for peace in S’Sudan

Iran reaches out at Christmas on twitter

Wife: Saudi blogger recommended for apostasy trial

W/Cup 2022: Qatar determined to impress

Warriors win hard-fought battle with Clippers

Hodgson encouraged by England’s talent pool

Serena, Nadal smashing high

Eagles, Bayern reign

Jason Kidd calls out Nets

Becker surprised by Djokovic’s decision

Froch showing no interest in Groves rematch

Okagbare breaks the jinx, Bolt unstoppable

Lagos International Sport Classics

Little to celebrate

I’m back to my best –Llorente

Allardyce rues missed chances

Referee got reds right, Pardew insists

United still in title race –Moyes

Mba quits CHAN Eagles for France

Attention, Lagos police boss

Re: ‘Unremitted’ $49.8bn

Salvage Nigeria

Nigeria shouldn’t fall

PHCN vs Olosun community

Tanker drivers’ recklessness

Global warming as a disaster

Day Lagos experienced heaven on earth

Anu debuts with King Kong Man

Femi Kuti dazzles at Lagos gig

Sammie Okposo quits COSON

Kids show talents at Zenith Christmas parade

Ogbeni Femi: Change your name, alter your identity

In Fear Not, Mega 99 sings a new song

Shabby structures, dearth of teachers threaten basic education

FCTA budgets N1.5bn for Mark, Tambuwal, others’ official houses

Presidency, APC clash over Obasanjo-Jonathan letters

Egun people blame underdevelopment on minority status

I’ll defeat Fayemi in 2014 – Bamidele

Ex-Supreme Court Justice Kawu buried amidst eulogies

‘Culture, important for national integration’

N104bn spent on SURE-P projects in 18 months – FG

Customs agents, dealer arrested with N352m drug

34-year-old in court over disappearance of woman

Three killed, others injured in Yuletide crash

Man killed over disagreement on chickens

Jonathan orders probe into battering of pregnant woman

Banker arrested for withdrawing N50m from customers’ accounts

Women arraigned for alleged child stealing

IB to engage 15,000 workers with expansion project

Slot inaugurates Edo outlet

A’Ibom warns against indiscriminate erection of signposts

NCC sets March deadline for 2.3GHz licensing

Ajaokuta Steel gets zero allocation for capital projects …N3.92bn to be spent on workers in 2014

Oyo plans to establish computer village in Ibadan

Security officers withdraw N11.58bn from Contributory Pension Scheme

2013: A year of unfulfilled expectations

Theatre director rams car into Elysee Palace

They ruled music scene in 2013 (1)

Making budget work with greater efficiency

Activist urges politicians to embrace reconciliation

American held by al Qaeda in Pakistan urges Obama for help

2013 scorecard for forex trading

Banking woes haunt EU summit

Britain’s Boxing Day shoppers up 8%

Breeding rogues

Attack on reporter restores passion to Ukraine demonstrations

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey to join Walt Disney’s board

Firefighter finds daughter dying in car crash

Unilever advises firms to be committed to CSR

Jobless claims fall in positive sign for labour market

US holiday sales better than last year — MasterCard

Nigerian pilgrims in Israel miss families, friends

Yuletide:Fun seekers throng event centres in Lagos

Slovenian beer turns sour, state fire sale looms

‘UK could be Europe’s largest economy by 2030’

Dow on track for 6th day of gains

Mizuho chairman to step down over loan scandal

Diet rich in tomatoes may lower breast cancer risk

Wean yourself of sugar

Nigeria’s trust business laws are obsolete – Adegbola

Court rejects BP bid on oil spill losses

China move calms credit concerns

Target hackers stole encrypted bank PINs

Accused Los Angeles airport gunman to enter plea

S’Sudan crisis: Kenya, Ethiopia in Juba for talks

A new approach to an old pet problem

FG spent N104bn on SURE-P in 18 months-Report

Kidnappers kill victim after collecting N1.5m

113 Nigerian deportees from S’Arabia arrive Abuja

Benefits of exercise

Crisis engulfs Ohanaeze Ndigbo over Jonathan’s largesse

CHAN 2014: Mba doubtful for Super Eagles, says team official

Christmas in camp, price for World Cup ticket, says Falconets’ captain

Nigerian pilgrims visit holy sites in Galilee, Capernaum

Blackout mars Xmas celebration in most parts of Lagos

Obasanjo, Jonathan’s spat is indecent – APC

Zamfara Assembly to review Council of Chiefs’ laws

Bangladesh deploys army ahead of Jan elections

Yasser Arafat died of natural causes – Russian report

Fires destroys six houses in Jos on Christmas day

I am steadily winning war against terrorism, says Jonathan

My structure’ll displace the incumbent in Ekiti -Bamidele

China condemns Japan PM Shinzo Abe’s Yasukuni shrine visit

Eating nuts during pregnancy ‘may curb allergies’ – Study

S’Sudan crisis: Kenya, Ethiopia leaders in Juba for talks

Falana urges govt to tackle poverty

Bus bomb blast in Cairo injures five

Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica

Thai police clash with protesters

Heavy rain kills eight in St Vincent

Turkish PM reshuffles cabinet amid scandal

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Mass power cuts continue in US and Canada after storm

Justice Kawu passes on at 85

‘Eight PDP governorship aspirants step down for Omisore’

Man sues police for alleged torture

A’Ibom to clamp down on indiscriminate placing of signposts

Physically challenged berates FG over SURE-P implementation

Terrorism: Pope prays for Nigeria, S’Sudan, others

Cleric laments poor leadership

‘JTF arrested 1,857 oil thieves, destroyed 1,951 illegal refineries’

I will not anoint any successor – Imoke

Ekiti: PDP aspirant seeks for peaceful election

Customers besiege Lagos abattoir on Christmas Day

Olutola urges fear of God

Eateries, recreational centres host fun seekers

Apostolic Faith cleric preaches righteousness, love

I see hope, greater Nigeria in 2014 –Okeke

Tight security, peaceful celebration in Kwara, Kogi

Ex-Villa Chaplain asks politicians to emulate Christ, Mandela

President, N’Assembly sued for lack of disability law

Bloody Christmas in Lagos, C’River

No plans for staggered elections in 2015 – INEC

Wrong advisers responsible for Jonathan’s poor rating – CNPP

S’Arabia deports 508 Nigerians

US, UK silent on Obasanjo’s letter to Jonathan

Conflict shuts in 18% of S’Sudan oil output

Obama lauds returning troops in holiday broadcast

CDB gets approval to issue bonds

Sales reps arraigned for stealing N11.5m air freshener

Chepyego smashes course record

Budget resolves some fiscal woes with spending

Investors staked N95.4bn on shares in November

APC ambition

Power of positive thinking

Snowden’s Christmas message urges end to mass surveillance

Health tip: Gear up for cold-weather exercise

PDP defectors

Between APC and PDP

China unveils anti-graft plans, focus on protests, reforms

Oando, Seven Energy in $250m sale agreement

Dempsey loan to Fulham confirmed

Khodorkovsky applies for visa to visit Switzerland

Outrage over beating of journalist in Ukraine

New genetic clues for arthritis ‘cure’ – Research

18 immigrants die, as boat capsizes in the Caribbean

FG repatriates 508 Nigerians from Saudi Arabia

UK storm: Power cuts ‘will remain until Boxing Day’

Guinness World Record for heart transplant patient

Al-Mustapha challenges Obj to public debate

My ordeal in the hands of my Abductors – Akinola

80 Nigerian deportees arrive Nnamidi Azikiwe International Airport from Saudi Arabia

Defections: Remain steadfast, Wada tells Kogi PDP members

Jonathan submits self to Rights Commission over Obasanjo’s accusation

Egypt declares Muslim Brotherhood ‘terrorist group’

FG distributes 10,500 bags of fertilisers to farmers in Sokoto

Sultan to declare open, Islamic Vacation Course in Ibadan

Truck kills four, several others hospitalised in C’ River

I will not anoint any successor- Imoke

Cleric laments poor governance, foresees labour unrest in 2014

Again, Jonathan hits back at Obasanjo

Bomb attacks on Christians kill 35 in Baghdad

S’Sudan crisis: UN increases efforts to end bloodshed

Pope urges aid access to Syria in Christmas speech

Corruption scandal hits Turkey govt, Ministers resign

Bauchi distributes Christmas gifts worth N34m to Christian women

Kano presents N219.2bn budget for 2014

Jigawa established 115 secondary schools in 6 years — Commissioner

UN to increase peacekeeping force to South Sudan

Gombe awards N500m contract for snake bite hospital

Amaechi urges Christians to pray for country’s democracy at Christmas

Former Egyptian Prime Minister arrested

Yuletide: Banks assure custosmers of effective ATM services

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Airline operators lament high cost of aviation fuel

U.S. condemns deadly bombing in Egypt

Onigbinde seeks greater laurels for Nigeria

Carroll boost for West Ham

Pierce fined $15,000 for excessive contact

Barca scared of Man City —Toure

Rodgers positive despite injury concern

This is hardest season of my career —Klopp

NBA considering new draft system

Ghana plan Netherlands friendly

Arsenal should have won, says Wenger

Federer at crossroads, Serena closes in on history

Ubi, Ayo shine at Mary Slessor tourney

Collins blasts Januzaj over dive

Allardyce hints at Gyan move

‘Barkley not for sale at any price’

Coach wants early release of athletics programme

Stampede as soldiers descend on Abuja workers, others

Ladoja, Lanlehin promote peace

Amaechi, Yuguda, Obi, Oni, others call for prayer

Police affairs minister assure Nigerians of safe celebrations

Mimiko, Dickson ask Christians to pray for peace

Ekweremadu, ACF preach humility

Fish sells more than chicken in Kafanchan

Three Celestial Church pilgrims die in crash

18-seater bus impounded for carrying 48 passengers

Theft: Court orders boy to be flogged publicly

Jonathan, Mark, Tambuwal, govs felicitate with Nigerians

Ex-Anglican primate, Akinola, abducted, rescued

Why we are after Oronsaye –EFCC

Amaechi urges military to shun partisan politics

FG, PDP are dishonest, say APC govs

15 soldiers, 55 others died in Bama attack –DHQ

Former President hasn’t travelled out, says aide

‘Dollar account not needed for UK visa’

AGF orders NHRC to investigate Obasanjo’s allegations

APC, PDP disagree on Kano lawmakers’ arrest

I bleed Tottenham, says new coach Sherwood

Kenya demand Eagles friendly

How to create better customer experience

Eating nuts during pregnancy ‘may curb allergies’

China to ease one-child policy

The Commander-in-Chief as the Chief Errand Officer

20-year-old remanded for killing teenager

FG’s budget for animals sparks debate on social media

NCC assesses mobile operators on service quality

Baba Fryo opens up on absence from music scene

Acid attack: Couple’s parents seek thorough probe

Controversy over missing money

SSS arrests Airforce man, six others for kidnapping

Ex-Kaduna PDP chairman, commissioners, 70 others defect to APC

Ex-Anglican primate kidnapped, rescued in Ogun

Nigerians don’t need dollar account for visa -UK

Christmas: Confusion as soldiers whip Abuja residents in market

Bamaiyi, Babalola’s representatives, others to testify against Ajudua

Man, 20, remanded for killing teenager with stick

Electricity firms can’t collect tariffs efficiently – FG

FG, PDP are dishonest – APC govs

Obasanjo’s letter: AGF directs NHRC to probe alleged abuses

Three PDP members in Zamfara Assembly defect to APC

We killed 50 insurgents, destroyed 20 vehicles – Military

China evacuates citizens from South Sudan- spokeswoman

Two dead in Israel-Gaza violence

Kano lawmakers’ arrest, political vendetta by desperate govt – APC

U.S. Marines to enter South Sudan

Kaduna approves N99.3m for HIV drugs

Mass graves found in S’Sudan’s Unity State – UN

2014 budget can’t impact positively on Nigerians – APBN

UK storms kill four

Jonathan felicitates with Nigerians at Christmas

FG spent N360bn on settlement of PHCN workers – BPE

Adhere to 2014 election schedule, US tells Guinea-Bissau

Falana, Ubani differ on Diaspora voting in 2015

FG to repatriate 508 Nigerians from Saudi Arabia

Storm hits UK, distrupts Chrismas travel

Tottenham appoints Tim Sherwood as head coach

NDLEA arrests four suspected drug traffickers in Lagos

Security fears halt Musharraf treason trial in Pakistan

‘Mass ethnic killings’ in S’Sudan – Report

Explosions kill 14 at Egyptian govt building

World Cup: Troussier condemns Elephants, tips Eagles

See Christmas as period of sober reflection – Kogi govt. urges Nigerians

Mining sector to contribute 10% to GDP by 2020 – minister

China moves to ease one-child rule

Monday, December 23, 2013

He lost passion for Medicine, made First class in Economics

Okojie threatens varsities running illegal courses

Robbers kill advertising guru, Ogunro, steal vehicle

Kidnappers collect ransom, refuse to release ex-footballer’s dad

Soldier feared dead as dep gov’s boat crashes

Police arraign man for theft of rice bags

Controversy over missing money in banker’s crashed car

‘I strangled my son because there’s no babysitter’

Woman loses pregnancy after alleged kick from boss

NEMA cautions motorists as Abia youths escape death

Aboderin advises youths to be self-motivated

Why slain banker’s husband must be acquitted– Lawyer

EFCC after Oronsaye over NFIU controversy, others – Source

Anambra PDP candidate, Nwoye, heads to tribunal

As the House of Reps revisits the impeachment clause

Edo sacks 836 teachers

First ladies are ‘executive prisoners’ –Aregbesola’s wife

Seven policemen, three civilians killed in Kwara robbery

Aggrieved PDP senators may join APC in January

Patience Jonathan tasks women on homes

NSCDC cancels Christmas holiday to tackle pipeline vandalism

Federal civil servants face bleak Christmas

Ajimobi, Ahmed preach love, unity at Xmas

Displaced Bakassi children seek FG’s help

Oduahgate: APC hails Reps, wants minister to resign

Mimiko tells pardoned workers to sin no more

EFCC arrests Kano Speaker, 10 other lawmakers

SFU arraigns Briton, others for N15.1bn fraud

Jonathan has done nothing for Rivers – Amaechi

Nigerians slam Kumuyi for preaching against Christmas

Villa zoo: Jonathan budgets millions of naira for animals

I won’t comment on Jonathan’s reply – Obasanjo

BPE to open bids for NIPP plants January

AFC underwrites $65m swamp rig acquisition facility

Govt revokes 593 mining titles

FG investigates PHCN workers’ delayed payment by banks

Refineries’ sale to begin after steering committee meeting

NEMA installs emergency response, ambulance bays on highways

Mikel gives us balance – Mourinho

Henry wants Arsenal job

Tyson faces ‘biggest fight’ of his life

Adebayor slams Tottenham

Maigari assures on better outings in 2014

Suarez dreaming league title

Martins in England to negotiate loan move

Man, woman shot dead in Paris bar

Nigerians dare Jonathan to prosecute Obasanjo

End game for Jonathan presidency

Telecom Italia empowers minority investors

Rebels seize key town in S’ Sudan

Teen golfer Lydia Ko splits with coach

Fatigued after rest? Here’s why

Optimism over us economy shores up markets

Galaxy Backbone partners Microsoft on job creation initiative

Obasanjo, Iyabo’s letters now on sale

UAE court convicts eight over spoof documentary video

Shortchanged electorate

Aganga inaugurates implementation panels for auto policy

Amaechi gives condition to return to PDP

Things are getting better in Ogun, says Obasanjo

NUC, ICPC to prosecute varsities running illegal programme

Navy hands over 1,646 suspected oil theves for prosecution

Privatisation of refineries has not started – BPE

Sack Okorocha for defecting to APC, APGA tells court

Army commander regrets Apo killings

Soldier dies in Bayelsa dep gov convoy’s boat crash

Ogun Assembly passes N210.2bn budget for 2014

Elechi presents Ebonyi N99.8bn budget to Assembly

FG probes banks over delay in PHCN workers’ salary

SFU arraigns Briton, others for N15.1bn bank fraud

Immigration officers assault NTA journalists

‘Seven policemen, three others killed in Kwara bank raid’

Demonstrators clash with peacekeepers in CAR

Nwoye challenges APGA’s victory at Anambra tribunal

Inventor of AK-47 rifle, Kalashnikov, dies at 94

Wamakko donates N7.3m to families of accident victims

Yemen shuts int’l airports due to strike

Edo sacks 836 teachers after verification exercise

Yuletide: Gov. Orji pardons 12 prisoners

Rebels seize key town in South Sudan

Visit to Obasanjo betrays APC’s desperation -PDP aspirant

Adamawa assembly rejects nominee for Chief Judge

EFCC quizzes Kano Assembly Speaker, 10 principal officers

APC hails Reps report on Oduah, demands minister’s resignation

I will not react to Jonathan’s reply –Obasanjo

FG to distribute 41m treated nets in 2014, says Chukwu

Gunmen kidnap Lebanese businessman in Kano

Yuletide: Lagos-bound passengers stranded at Ijoko terminus

NEMA launches ambulance bay for emergency response

NGO sends 206 children for inter-country adoption

Headies Veterans Night: Shina Peters, others honoured in Lagos

Nine die in Gombe auto crash

Association urges FG to release N100bn solid mineral development fund

VIO impounds commercial vehicles in Kaduna for wrong colours

Oil spill: Environmental rights group tasks Shell

S’Sudanese army set to move on rebel-held town of Bor

Italian army charged for saving cat’s life

Thai protesters block poll registration stadium

Ondo Assembly tasks ministry on job creation

‘Atmosphere of fear’ in South Sudan-UN

Winter storm batters Toronto, Eastern Canada

BA plane’s wing clips S’Africa OR Tambo airport building

World powers, Iran suspend nuclear talks for Christmas

Borno warns public against sale of expired drugs

Nigerian pilgrims visit Jericho, pray for Nigeria

Apple signs iPhone deal with China Mobile

Sunday, December 22, 2013

European stocks edge up

Analysts optimistic despite investor caution

US stocks rise on GDP data

Shareholder protection: Securities regulators get help

Al Qaeda apologises for Yemen hospital attack

Egypt jails three activists for involvement in 2011 uprising

Falconets beat Tunisia 4-0 in return leg qualifiers

S’Sudan crisis: Rebels seize oil-producing region

NIPOST: The last man standing

George’s acquittal


Badagry demolition

Ogun Homeowners’ Charter

Wasteful spending on election

Obasanjo’s freudian slip

PDP’s hypocrisy

Appeal to Zenith Bank

APC’ll collapse soon –Presidency

‘Fulani-Kanuri Christians, most marginalised’

Rivers lawmakers condemn police U-turn over siting

Bama attacks: Military evacuates family members from barracks

Jonathan replies OBJ: Your letter is full of lies

Christmas is idolatrous –Kumuyi

Re: Before it is too late

One killed, two injured in Ogun auto crash

We don’t have enemy – couple bathed with acid

Man hides 10 wraps of cannabis in foodstuff

Fashion designer remanded for killing elder brother

Suspected vandals nabbed with N3.5m truckload of fuel

Policemen kill teena ger, other during Xmas party – Report

Youths urged to embrace entrepreneurship

Deadly US storm cuts power and hits flights

Egypt jails prominent activists

Train crashes into homes in Kenya

Khodorkovsky vows to help Russian political prisoners

ICPC uncovers unpaid N6.16bn utility bills in MDAs

Gunmen kill two in Kaduna

NMA suspends warning strike

I miss Christmas with my family, Keshi cries

FG spent N4.17tn illegally in nine years –Reps’ report

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union engaged

Standard Chartered to provide global financial solutions

Renaissance Credit Nigeria changes name to RenMoney

Target’s data theft highlights lagging US security

Nigerite canvasses private sector investment in education

Housing for all policy, a myth — NIQS president

Terrorism: Global financial body blacklists NFIU

Made-in-Nigeria vehicles to sell for N1.2m – FG

Dr. Olajide Afolabi and his pregnant women

French government to police quality of 4G services

Honouring female pioneers in science

Slot Systems eyes other African markets

Your letter, threat to national security, Jonathan tells Obasanjo

Minna fracas: Army denies invading police armoury

Jonathan replies Obasanjo

Corruption worse than same-sex marriage, says Anglican Bishop

Suspected herdsmen kill two in Southern Kaduna

NHRC, Human Rights Watch disagree over Jos, Kaduna violence

APC chieftain says Nigeria’s future depends on credible leadership

UNN crisis: Nsukka zone petitions Jonathan over chancellor’s removal

Yuletide: Jos museum ready for tourists, says official

Oil theft: Army destroys tankers in Edo

Falana advocates govt’s support for local investors

Yuletide: NUPENG urges marketers not to hoard products

Police ban fireworks, knockouts in Sokoto

Doctors suspend nationwide strike

Train derails, crashes into homes in Nairobi slum

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Nigeria, what a mess!

Controversial letter: Gowon, Danjuma caution OBJ, others

National conference should end 2014 — ACF

Rivers assembly to sit this week

Mass defection to hit PDP again

2014: Ex- minister warns Osun PDP against imposition

Boko Haram kidnaps soldiers’ wives, children in Borno

Cervical cancer: Gynaecologists advocate regular screening

Tundun Abiola’s predilection

WC 2014: Let’s hit the ground running (2)

How many bank accounts do you need?

I’ve not made up my mind on APC — Atiku

Nollywood is nobody’s property

Has sport followed poor academics?

Oracle to buy Responsys for $1.39bn

PDP asks INEC to sack 37 defected lawmakers

Jonathan’s impeachment will stabilise democracy —APC

AC Milan, Inter in supremacy battle

Ofovwe Aig-Imoukhuede steps out

Accolades as Dr. Lekan Are marks 80

A review of Sangofadeji’s book

Roli’s new look

I’m very single –Jennifer Olize

Equities Market Mood Revives … as YtD stays at 40.90%

I love colours –Olu Jacobs

Market swings as Fed commences tapering

APC wants to get power through back door — PDP

The avarice of Christmas

Antetokounmpo: Bumpy road to NBA

Mbang/Obasanjo romance, root of CAN’s problems —Okogie

Ekiti lawmaker calls for change in Reps leadership

STF beefs up security at Plateau recreation centres

Medical directors pledge to support NHIS

Three Air Force officers arrested over fracas in Minna

15 Iraqi soldiers killed in ambush – Police

INEC urged to conduct elections in troubled states in 2015

Four US troops hurt in South Sudan gunfire

Turkish ministers’ sons charged for corruption, abuse of power

CHAN: It will be tough spending Christmas in camp, says Keshi

STF beefs up security at recreation centres in Plateau

S’Africa’s biggest trade union withdraws support for ANC

S’Sudan crisis: US evacuation planes ‘fired on’

NBA President seeks corruption-free, viable judiciary in 2014

Thai opposition to boycott February elections

Freed Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky reunites with son

NSC donates N500,000 to ailing coach Bazuaye

Ousted Egypt leader Morsi to face third criminal trial

Polio worker shot dead in Pakistan

15 Nigerians, one Ugadan win ‘The Future Awards Africa 2013′

Keeping it real…

Ugandan passes anti-gay bill that includes life in prison

19 kids poisoned by yogurt in China

My husband infected me with STDs –Wife

Two remanded for kidnap, robbery

Friday, December 20, 2013

Software piracy: Microsoft calls for cross border solution

Market capitalisation sheds N63bn

Djokovic approached me day he lost top spot – Becker

LeBron James tops NBA jersey sales

Ex-Cycling boss slams Armstrong

Nigeria shouldn’t fear Argentina attack –Kpakor

Osaze still relevant to Eagles – Taribo

Pacquiao fight will never happen –Mayweather

Criticism made me a better player – Garba Lawal

Offa robbery: Banks in hurried closure

FG sets up inter-ministerial committee on NEITI reports

I suffered depression from Chime’s treatment –ex-Wife

TCN fires Priestman, appoints new CEO

INEC to issue permanent voters’ cards next year

Nigeria, US condemn crisis in South Sudan

FG constitutes steering committee for sale of refineries

CBN confirms receipt of N1trn for redemption of AMCON bond

APC visits Obasanjo today

National conference more important than 2015 elections –Afenifere

Mr. President’s 2013 unfinished business

Essence’s typical DAY

Mikel key to Eagles success in Brazil – Etim

Xmas: Passengers groan as transport fares rise

Kcee still ‘Pulling Over’ fans

Drycleaner bags 13 years imprisonment for kidnap

Presidency moves against defected PDP lawmakers

Hutchins eyes Davis Cup spot

It’s unfair for Nigerian leaders to educate their children abroad –Jakande

Sexual harassment: Suspect, complainant settle out of court

I can help Federer –Edberg

Stakeholders recommend skill acquisition for industrial growth

US shares, bonds retreat after Fed tapers

Awkward moment with Comedian, Owen G

Saab wins $4.5bn Brazil fighter jet contract

I wasn’t sacked, I’m still with Iyanya –Emma Nyra

TCN sacks CEO, power generation to drop by 826MW

Dismissed police officer jailed 10 years for manslaughter

Fistula centre treats 66 uterine prolapse patients in Ebonyi

Jonathan meets service chiefs over soldiers, B’Haram clash

Jonathan approves privatisation of nation’s four refineries

Soldiers, policemen’s clash causes pandemonium in Minna

Taraba inaugurates general hospital worth N1.4bn

More illegal structures for demolition in FCT – Official

Osun suspected serial fraudster arraigned for defrauding applicants

1,039 VVF patients receiving treatment in Nigeria – Minister

Salvage Nigeria’s reputation, make the country safe -Jonathan

FG declares Wednesday, Thursday as Christmas holidays

Kwara banks shut as robbery attack rumour spreads

CBN receives N1tn for redemption of AMCON bond

Boko Haram kingpin, Kabiru Sokoto, jailed for life

22nd African Union Assembly opens Jan. 30 – official

FG declares public holidays for Christmas, New Year

NNPC to ensure adequate fuel supply during Yuletide

Suspended strike: NLC urges ASUU to double productivity

Gambian ex-minister, two others jailed for abuse of office

Ogun Police arraign four over alleged forgery

Miss Dominican wins Exquisite Face of Universe in Lagos

Create enabling environment for car manufacturing, TUC tells FG

Russia pardons Khodorkovsky, tycoon jailed for tax evasion

Kebbi releases N1.8 billion for rural road construction

S’Sudan on precipice of civil war, Obama warns

Ebonyi to recruit 1,600 teachers – Commissioner

Thousands killed in Central African Republic – Amnesty International

Borno to upgrade psychiatric hospital

PDP Governors, Reps, pass vote of confidence on Tukur

Gunmen kill four in Manila airport, Philippines

Gunmen kill peacekeepers, civilians in S’Sudan UN base

Peacekeepers killed at South Sudan UN base

Thursday, December 19, 2013

76 hurt as theater ceiling falls during show in UK

Oduah kicks against Reps reccommendations on bullet-proof cars

Roof collapses in London theatre

Adoke promises to assist commission in Apo eight killing mystery

Patience Jonathan wants media to promote peace

No to mobile phone calls on planes — Delta

UK car production nearing six-year high, SMMT says

Global stock markets rise on Federal Reserve move

Irish GDP growth helped by construction, figures show

UK retail sales up 0.3% in November

Target holiday cyber breach hits 40 million cards

EU agrees blueprint for failing lenders

Jonathan is most maligned, distracted Nigerian President – PDP

I didn’t buy four cars in one day – Iyanya

Senate laments NDDC poor performance …confirms Adegbenro as Ondo representative

Jonathan intervenes in National Economic Council crisis

FIRS moves to enhance tax collection, voluntary compliance

Draft new revenue formula ready —RMAFC

Low food quality reduces consumer confidence –SON

XL Africa Group donates to motherless children

Chellarams to celebrate 90 years of business in Nigeria

Probe Obasanjo’s allegations

Tale of two reconstructions

Assessing Jonathan’s govt

Doctors’ warning strike

VCs and intervention fund

Same car, different drivers

Is Tukur humbled?

Obasanjo the Janus?

Detroit homeowner to stand trial for murder

ICC prosecutor seeks to adjourn Kenyatta trial

Atorise, AT Williams, others for GGCC praise night

Emufest: Orlando Julius, Chris Ajilo join Nubia in Lagos

Putin ‘to pardon’ jailed former oil tycoon

Dove event centre berths in Festac

With Many Legends, National Troupe preaches love, unity

36 Shi’ite pilgrims die in suicide bomb attack

Iniesta agrees new contract

Suarez has matured –Rodgers

NOTW trial: Middleton’s voicemails hacked

FIFA ranks Nigeria below Iran

British-Nigerians convicted of soldier’s murder

PenCom to prosecute employers for N10.78bn pension default

Confusion in PDP over 37 Reps’ defection

Okonjo-Iweala presents N4.6tn budget estimates to Senate

Nigeria, Ghana, others risk losing investors – Report

Jaiz Bank grows shareholders’ fund by 53%

Ecobank, Global Fund ink financing agreement

2014 budget: FG to maintain N4.9tn spending target

N255m car scandal: Sack Oduah now, House of Reps tells Jonathan

Firm hails Corona schools

‘Parents participation, key for school development’

Kwara spends N83m on NECO fees, others

GCI old boys honour three

No substitute for good training

Mubi attack: Army kills 12 escaping gunmen

Nov/Dec WASSCE: 71% of candidates fail English, Maths

Western Union, others refurbish libraries in Edo, Imo

‘We don’t joke with training, discipline’

Tukur, Tambuwal, PDP govs, others meet over defection

Academic, sporting activities breed total child – Proprietress

Educationist decries declining interest in teaching

Robbers attack police station, banks, kill five in Kwara

Ikeagwu, Bikiya in action as Close hits stage

Strike: No work, no pay, Oshiomhole tells doctors

Comic books provide means to groom kids – Writer

C’River abolishes contract appointments

At Mare Festival, tourists meet music on daring mountains

Senators pay oversight visit to Aso Rock

PDP slams APC, Fashola, alleges corruption in Lagos

Reps raise 50 questions on economy for Okonjo-Iweala

Is that loan what you really need?

Herdsmen killing spree must stop

Tenure elongation and the Nigerian project

Rodman in North Korea to train national team

Why I want to return as Rep – Uboh-Adekoya

Oduah faults Reps for recommending her sacking

APC presidency will return Soku oil wells to Rivers -Amaechi

Apo killings: Tricycle riders threatens showdown, SSS shuns hearing

Lawyer sues PDP over N10m legal fees

Oduah guilty of spending above budget limit -Reps

Anti-Amaechi speaker risks spending Christmas in prison -APC

Order return of 37 defected Reps, PDP tells court

FG rejects visa payment in foreign currencies

Drama as Okonjo-Iweala, Reps exchange words over economy

Truck catches fire while discharging fuel in Abuja

71 per cent candidates fail 2013 Nov/Dec WASSCE

Inexperienced leadership retards Ekiti’s devt -Mimiko, Nwanyanwu, Bamidele

Female undergraduate remanded for allegedly killing co-tenant

Tambuwal assures Rivers Assembly of security for sittings

UCH inaugurates cancer treatment machine

Mark asks FG, ASUU to respect agreement

Ajimobi presents Oyo N188bn budget to Assembly

Baraje, Saraki hail Reps defection to APC

Jang presents Plateau N228bn budget estimate to Assembly

Oduah blames past administrations for decay in aviation sector

Southern Kaduna demands creation of Gurara state

NDLEA seals illegal methamphetamine lab in Lagos

Suicide bombers kill pilgrims in Iraq

Kebbi compensates five victims of police shooting

Examine new $100 note, US urges Nigerians

Okonjo-Iweala presents N4.6tr budget to National Assembly

Two teenagers arrested over Northern Ireland planned bombing

ADB okays $184.2 million for Nigeria’s power project

UK murder: Adebolajo, Adebowale found guilty

Man sets himself on fire at Vatican

WAEC releases 2013 Nov/Dec examination results

Tokyo gov resigns over money scandal

Egypt: Court acquits Mubarak’s PM in corruption case

Mandela memorial interpreter in psychiatric hospital

Eurozone ministers agree banking deal

PDM will not participate in Ekiti, Osun elections – Official

South Sudan crisis: South Africa condemns attempted coup

DNA data reveals existence of mystery human species

Stress gene linked to heart attack – Study

Army kills 12 gunmen in Mubi attack

AGPA, DPP support 10-year ban for electoral offenders

Rebels capture South Sudan key town

Bayelsa releases N3 bn for completion of Ogbia-Nembe road

Gunmen kill lecturer in Olabisi Onabanjo University

UK to airlift Britons from Sudan

FG moves to evacuate 200 Nigerians from CAR

Kaduna immunises 3.4m children against polio – Official

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

How scammers defrauded me of N18m – Consultant

Forum seeks better media-security agencies relationship

Gunmen raid bureaux de change, kill many

Daniel will hand us victory in 2015 – LP

Firm urges reduction of road accidents at night

Tukur preaches forgiveness as PDP govs meet

37 PDP Reps defect to APC

National conference to hold early 2014 –Jonathan

Life returns to varsities as lecturers resume duties

Six family members killed in renewed Jos violence

Iyabo Obasanjo’s purported letter to her father stirs controversy

22 persons die in Kano auto-crash

‘China doesn’t export fake goods to Nigeria’

Elections not foreclosed in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe –INEC

APC will meet Obasanjo soon, says Buhari

‘We have no factions in Ekiti LP’

We performed well this year, says FG

2015: NHRC predicts election violence in Southern Kaduna

Delta bye-election: APC alleges fraud, sues PDP, INEC

Rivers lawmakers sign police undertaking

B’Haram: Fulfil promises to Borno others, US tells Jonathan

Patients groan as doctors’ strike paralyses hospitals

Jonathan asks Okonjo-Iweala to present 2014 budget to NASS

An apple a day keeps diseases at bay

Salvaging Nigeria’s public universities (1)

Refinery privatisation must align with PIB –Oil workers

Fire wreaks havoc in Rivers, Lagos

Rescue Ogun principals

APC’s hypocrisy

The royal family of social media

FHA Sports Club laments state of tennis

Italy, EU, investigate treatment of migrants

When Yobo is ready, we’ll bring him back -Keshi

Doctors’ strike paralyses public hospitals

LP hands over party structure to Daniel in Ogun

APC will meet Obasanjo soon -Buhari

Ekiti LP faction disowns Bamidele

Kano APC rejects Kwankwaso as party leader

Fire razes 10 cars, two trucks in Rivers crash

Kwara Assembly suspends member

APC sues PDP, INEC over Delta senatorial bye-election

Rivers Assembly members sign peace undertaking

Jonathan asks Okonjo-Iweala to present 2014 budget

Missing $49.8bn: CBN governor reverses self at Senate

Power firms yet to settle N10bn debt -FG

2015 election violence in Kaduna will be worse than 2011 -NHRC

Budget: Reps back down, accept $77.5 as oil benchmark

Police, politicians carrying out extra-judicial killings in Benue -Tsav

Food seller stabs boy to death over N100 debt

Reps urge FG to suspend new tariff on used vehicles

Doctors’ strike paralyses activities in Lagos hospitals

Female yam seller stabs man to death in Abuja

Scientists ‘print’ cells to help treat sight loss

National conference to hold early 2014

Djokovic appoints Becker as head coach

Nasarawa LG poll holds March 15 – NASIEC

Ahmed canvasses 20-year jail term for tax fraud

Morsi faces Egypt terrorism charges

UNN students threaten to boycott lectures over pro-chancelor’s sacking

Uduaghan presents N391bn budget proposal to Delta Assembly

Life returns to UNIZIK as lecturers resume

Lawmakers jubiliate as 37 PDP Reps defect to APC

NIMET forecasts hazy weather in southern states

Lagos waste managers promise better services in 2014

Gunmen kill five, injure four in Plateau

Borno dissolves LG caretaker committees

Port workers threaten to strike over unpaid salaries

Sacked Sudan VP denies coup involvement

Jonathan gets national dialogue commitee’s report

Great train robber, Ronnie Biggs, dies at 84

Gunmen kill Syrian and Somali doctors in Somalia

China reports first bird flu death

South Sudan clashes ‘kill 400-500′ after coup claim

Nigeria’s Business environment is loaded with incentives – Sambo

N500bn SURE-P fund not missing, says Okonjo-Iweala

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

APC urges FG to ensure safety of life, property before 2015 elections

One person, gunman dead in shooting at US medical facility

NSE pledges support for GTI trading floor

Oando to raise N30.7bn via special placement

European shares fall

Investors avoid EM, commodities

Ikorodu residents’ agony

Ikeja DISCO’s insensitivity

After ASUU strike

Obasanjo’s letter

Who caged Jonathan?

Govt spending: Investors switch to short-term bonds

UBA’s Angola entry frustrated as bank seeks licence

Continental Re’s gross premium rises by 15%

Sterling gets CBN’s nod to begin non-interest banking

Patronise local hospitals, open-heart surgery survivor tells Nigerians

Global cancer cases reach 14 million –WHO

Over 85% of Nigerian kids have worms —Neimeth boss

CMD urges doctors to review strike option

Know your HIV status, NACA counsels

‘National Health Bill’ll be ready before Christmas’

Poor services: Should telecoms firms be prosecuted?

Calls for Jonathan’s impeachment

A letter to ASUU

Obituary of ASUU strike

Knocks as Melaye expresses joy over failed marriage

Before identity theft comes calling

Instagram launches ‘direct’ individual messages

‘Third of Facebook posts get deleted’

FG/ASUU: Bumpy road to a compromise

Doctors begin five-day nationwide strike today

Some Nigerian varsities are corrupt, says ICPC

Bomb scare in Rivers Deputy gov’s office

Serial suspect fails to stop bank fraud charges

Osun introduces parliamentary system at councils

Ekiti promises to clamp down on violent elements

Rivers lawmakers must sign undertaking before resumption – CP

Gunmen kidnap LP chair’s wife

Dickson budgets N299.2bn for 2014

Pains as banks remain closed in Imo

APC leaders to woo Atiku

Shettima, Nyako, Gaidam reject planned poll suspension

‘EFCC’s financial state worrisome’

NAF unveils Nigeria’s first unmanned aerial vehicle

Constitution review: INEC seeks full autonomy

Fuel scarcity looms as oil workers threaten strike January

Jonathan incapacitated EFCC with poor funding – CACOL

Rapists to bag life jail term in Katsina

B’Haram: A’Court rejects call logs evidence in Ndume trial

Letter: Pro-Jonathan groups seek Obasanjo’s arrest

Nigeria’s unity not negotiable –Ihejirika

PCA: CJN denies plan to appoint S’Court Justice

Senate votes against same-sex marriage

Tambuwal slams FG for not funding capital projects

Parents, students jubilate as ASUU ends 169-day strike

Woman, other accused of stealing two-day-old baby

Community battles police over seizure of power cable

Traders groan as fire razes P’Harcourt market

Glamour as CARNIRIV begins

Eat sweet potatoes for all reasons!

Trader denies rate-rigging in London

Nigerians not doing enough pest control – Expert

More airlines go for premium economy cabin

UK inflation fell to four-year low in November

Test-drivers okay JAC vehicles for Nigeria

GSK to stop paying doctors to make speeches

HIV/AIDS: Stakeholders link infection to human trafficking

Western Union initiative hits 250,000 Europa League passes

Telecommunication engineers join TUC

Confronting spectre of killer squad

Brazil 2014: Minister, NFF meet again

Paint companies to pay California cities $1.1bn

Yuletide patrol: FRSC deploys 34,000 personnel, 484 vehicles

SURE-P: Okonjo-Iweala, Senate disagree over N15bn monthly remittance

Tension over bomb scare in Rivers deputy gov office

Nyako berates Gulak over impeachment calls

Senate votes against same sex marriage

Reps committee threatens withdrawal of govt funds from banks

Fire razes P’Harcourt market, govt blames hoodlums

You don’t save money when you are hungry -Tambuwal

FG, INEC plot to disenfranchise our members -APC

States, LGs shared ‘missing’ N500bn SURE-P funds -Okonjo-Iweala

Dickson presents Bayelsa’s N299.2bn budget to Assembly

Malabu oil deal: Protest stalls Reps consideration of report

Gunmen kidnap Anambra Labour Party chairman’s wife

CJN denies plans to appoint S’Court Justice as PCA

Ekiti vows to clamp down on trouble makers

Six U.S. soldiers die in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

Abia passes N25.4bn supplementary budget

B’Haram: Court overturns evidence against Ndume

Atuche:Court fixes Jan. 29 for ruling

American tourist rape: Court jails three in India

Rapists to serve life imprisonment in Katsina

Senate confirms Mu’azu, Osunbor as PENCOM,NLRC chairmen

Pro-Jonathan groups seek Obasanjo’s arrest

Yuletide: FRSC deploys 34,000 personnel

Combat oil theft, Moro tells NSCDC

Police order Rivers Assembly members to sign undertaking

Serial suspect’s bid to quash bank fraud charges fails

Ahmed presents N124.5bn Kwara budget to Assembly

ASUU calls off strike, apologises to journalists

Jonathan unveils Nigeria’s first unmanned aerial vehicle

PENGASSAN, NUPENG threaten nationwide strike from January

Sokoto distributes 2.5m treated nets

Fire guts Mile1 market in Port Harcourt, destroys goods

AU condemns attack on UN Mission in Mali

Attacks across Baghdad and northern Iraq kill 70

FRSC deploys 2,400 marshals on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

FG suspends UNN chairman of governing council

At last, ASUU suspends five-month-old strike

LG dismisses 23 polio workers for negligence in Kano

France sliding into another return to recession

South Sudan: Gunfire continues in capital

British police knock down Princess Diana murder claim

Monday, December 16, 2013

Harvard University evacuated over explosives alert

Israeli soldier killed at Lebanon border

16 killed in China’s Xinjiang region

Iraqi car bomb attacks kill 25

Navy charity scam convict jailed 28 years

Groom dies helping motorist stuck in snow

Portugese students missing at sea

NSA considers Snowden amnesty deal

EU vows to assist Ukraine amid protests

Zuma unveils Mandela statue

Rwanda ex-mayor’s genocide jail term raised

S’Sudan quashes coup attempt – Kiir

Firefighters plan strike for new year’s eve

Kaliningrad: Europe uneasy over Russian missiles

21 held in new horsemeat fraud ring

UN seeks $6.5bn for Syria crisis in 2014

VC commends Caleb students

Oyo to address infrastructure challenges in colleges

Buildings evacuated at Harvard after report of explosives

Day Osundare returned to his roots

Wanted: Skilled translators for JP Clark’s works

Definition of corruption

FG/ASUU agreement

Missing NNPC funds

OBJ to Jonathan

Obasanjo’s red flag

Drogba hails Champions League draw

Tottenham sack Villas-Boas

We want to beat Drogba – Mikel

I’m back for good – Fletcher

Aguero blow for City

Fawole, Coker win chess tourney

Pepsi targets beach soccer culture

Ameobi admits goal drought frustration

Bayern draw Arsenal, Drogba faces Chelsea

Iheanacho quits Eagles for Man City

FRC restates commitment to accountability in public finance

CBN approves new name for police mortgage institution

First Bank highlights benefits of new online platform

Banks promise higher lending in 2014

External reserves drop to $44.3bn

CBSSNG gets licence for Internet service rollout

Firm identifies cost-saving tips for online shoppers

Vehicle online marketplace records growth in Africa

Easy Taxi upgrades mobile app for users

MTN to drive online education in Nigeria

Telecoms: Making calls ‘with tears’

Man in court for stealing used clothes

NEPC official quizzed over affair with seven-year-old

Four suspected cultists remanded for killing three

Bayelsa indigenes deplore FG’s neglect of coastal roads

Thousands homeless as police demolish 500 houses

10-year-old child, other die as court wall collapses

Poison, cause of housemaid’s death –Autopsy

Policeman stabs colleague 57 times for befriending wife

APC, others attacking me because of 2015 –Jonathan

INEC to spend N93bn on 2015 elections … says polls may not hold in Borno, others

We’re too broke to fight corruption –EFCC

Aregbesola presents bill to create 27 new councils

PDP disagrees with Tukur’s aides over comments on govs

.Obasanjo’s letter: PDP members urge govs to speak out

ASUU set to end strike today

Lafarge plans massive investment in cement production

Ogun grants respite to owners of illegal structures

$49.8bn scandal: NNPC, CBN, others in reconciliation meeting

Hold NNPC, others accountable for $49.8bn scandal – EITI

Confusion surrounds proposed take-off of national carrier

NCC begins testing of emergency call centres

FG may prosecute telecoms firms for poor services

Mature guys explore possibilities at Singles Connect

These iconic monuments deserve better Xmas

Imoke swears in 18 females as LG bosses

Military pensioners threaten protest over unpaid entitlements

Produce passports in 24 hours, minister urges immigration

PUNCH editor named among best 100 youths

EFCC to arraign Ajudua for defrauding Bamaiyi of $8.4m

Court slams N2bn damages against Compass Newspapers

100 shanties burnt in Lagos

PUNCH gets corporate support award at Kakanfo anniversary

We’ve enough grounds to impeach Jonathan –APC Reps

We shunned campus romance – First class graduates

The best Christmas gift

Gold funds see unprecedented 31% slump

Expert urges businesses to utilise social media

APC warns against alleged plot to impeach Ameachi

Email Marketing: Why you should be doing it

Schaeuble to remain finance minister in German cabinet

SSANU threatens strike over NEEDS report

Firm develops telecoms solution for subscribers

Magistrate adjourns case against Sylva’s man indefinitely

Dangote Cement pushes NSE index up by 2.22%

‘Fake para-military agencies defrauding job seekers’

It seems I got the wrong type of education

Keeping abreast of developments in your sector

I can’t be held responsible for doctors strike -Minister

Boko Haram: 1,200 people killed since May, says UN

2015: INEC to spend $7.9 each on 73.5m electorate

Aregebsola moves to create 27 new councils

Produce passports in 24 hours, minister urges Immigration

Respond to Obasanjo’s letter now, NLC tells Jonathan

APC warns anti-Amaechi lawmakers against impeachment move

FG didn’t give APGA N8bn for Anambra election -Umeh

EFCC has less than N2m in account – Secretary

ASUU leaders assault journalists in Minna over strike report

Don’t destroy Nigeria over selfish ambition, Jonathan tells opposition

Security operatives evacuate Harvard over bomb alert

NDDC has failed to justify its huge allocations -Jonathan

Military pensioners threaten street protest over unpaid allowances

Hold NNPC, others accountable for $49.8bn missing fund -EITI

ICCP seeks protection for whistle-blowers in public service

Israeli troops shoot two Lebanese soldiers

Jonathan to turn down visitors without remembrance emblems

Delta police spokesman dies in auto crash

NEMA says 16,470 displaced persons stranded in camps

South Africa unveils Mandela ‘unity’ statue

Ekiti has become a police state -LP

Lagos ex-deputy gov, Pedro, joins APC

Rivers assembly crisis: Police deny taking sides

NCP denies merger talks with political parties

Trans-Sahara Highway: African Development Bank approves $185m

Court dismisses Atuche’s bid to quash theft charge

NSA warns illegal para-military agencies against defrauding applicants

EFCC to arraign Ajudua for defrauding Bamayi $8.3m

Central African Republic risks food insecurity – FAO

CBN approves change of name for police mortgage bank

Champions league: Man City to face Barcelona in last 16

Turkey, EU sign deals on illegal immigrants

Tottenham sacks manager Andre Villas-Boas

Syria crisis: UN launches record $6.5bn aid appeal

South Sudan ‘quashes coup attempt’

83 die in aerial bombardments on Syria – opposition group

Court adjourns trial of ex-Finbank boss indefinitely

Jonathan’s friends divided over Obasanjo’s letter

Amazon’s German workers to go on strike

16 killed in China clash

Fighting erupts in South Sudan

ASUU meets on strike today

Chile: Ex-president Michelle Bachelet wins poll run-off

NCAA concludes audit of DANA Airline

Death toll hits 19 in Sokoto-Illela road crash

Potential investors have nothing to fear in Abia – Orji

Islam not against Western education – Ansar-Ud-Deen

Sunday, December 15, 2013

The man who grew larger than life

Kakanfo Inn: Waxing stronger at 25

We’re happy about PDP’s internal crisis –Lagos APC

Fayemi assures LG workers of job security

Protests as police kill two in Lagos

Obasanjo’s letter good for democracy – House Minority Whip

Obasanjo’s letter: SERAP seeks UN’s investigation

Jonathan not training snipers, says Presidency

Delay in budget passage won’t affect economy –Senate

Ogoniland: Implement UN report on environment, says Rep

Bode George, others’ release angers EFCC

Oshiomhole expresses worry over corruption

Power investors blame staffing problems for poor performance

Dangote Sugar to employ 150,000 workers

CIIN awards fellowship to 14 members

Stoning corrupt politicians

Good message, bad messenger

Diet: Food for the heart and loin

Brazil 2014: Prosecutors seek to stop work

Job data is not a privilege

Developing action plan for personal improvement

LAWMA, Alkem sign MoU on recycling

Old Mutual begins safety campaign

GTBank rated most innovative bank in 2013

Presidency threatens APC with treason charges

Rivers protests classification as HIV/AIDS ravaged state

Ekiti, PDP aspirant difer over alleged LG funds’ deduction

Syria conflict: ‘Barrel bombs’ dropped on Aleppo

Japanese envoy stabbed in Yemen

Utomi urges Nigerian politicians to emulate Mandela

Jigawa sponsors 240 varsity staff for post graduate degrees

Sokoto earmarks N90m for purchase of tricycles

Asaba power sub-station will be ready in April – site engineer

Don’t field controversial candidate -Ekiti gov aspirant

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Mandela’s battle to stay alive

Chronology of Nelson Mandela’s life

GENCOs: Banks eye N678bn investment

Prepare for probe, Aliyu tells aides

Boko Haram attacks require domestic solution — Northern Christian elders

Ogun PDP flays Obasanjo’s letter

Missing $49.8bn: NNPC, CBN to meet Monday

FG urged to tackle corruption

Obasanjo’s letter, attack on Niger Delta — Ijaw groups

Hemp farmers to forfeit land in Ekiti

Doctors plan nationwide strike Monday

North backs Obasanjo

Mandela designer shirts in high demand

Danish PM defends ‘selfie’ with Obama, Cameron

Tutu not going to Mandela funeral

Winnie breaks silence

PDP govs recommend ambassador job for Tukur

2015: INEC to deploy 500,000 ad hoc staff

Bamidele’s war of attrition

Boko Haram burns 100 houses in Borno

We steal because Nigerians don’t stone us — Amaechi

Controversial letter: N’Assembly demands Jonathan’s response

Four killed, 15 injured in Kenyan grenade attack

Maintaining multiple accounts (Part 2)

I almost committed suicide when IICC lost ‘84 CAF Final — Adeshina

I’m not a designer freak –Chris Ubosi

This column’s 2014 agenda

Seyi Tinubu celebrates

Internet:Telecom subscribers hit 56 million

A billionaire and his wife

Mandela: The triumph of reason, temperament

Okoya’s generosity

I will never wear mini skirt — Abiola Segun-Williams

Mandela: A history of apartheid

Who is Nelson Mandela?

Richard Akerele’s youthful disposition

Enforcing music video laws

Get clean necks

Holiday with ease

Most treasured Xmas gifts

Noise: The new public health issue

Police detain perm sec, bank manager performing ritual

Bayelsa suspends nine teachers for dereliction of duty

Former Nigeria Airways employees protest over non-payment of entitlements

NUJ donates food to orphanages

Chinese spacecraft lands on moon

We have disbursed 60% of CTG intervention funds — BOI

1,755 teachers, others begin promotion exam in Kwara

Mandela: ‘Fake Interpreter’ has faced criminal charges, news network says

Sokoto to sponsor 260 students for studies abroad in 2014 — Official

Imam commends FG, ASUU for resolving differences

Friday, December 13, 2013

‘I’ll do the impossible to keep Messi’

Maradona offered $100,000 to wear Iran shirt

Barcelona look to retain top spot

I don’t know too much about Khan – Mayweather

I regret not playing for Real Madrid – Adepoju

Sand Eagles beat Germany

Arsenal not scared of Barca, Bayern – Mertesacker

Garcia, Rose share lead in Thailand

Eagles can shock Argentina like Cameroon – Elaho

Bosnia, Iran ARE eagles biggest threat– Nwosu

Reactions trail Bode George’s acquittal

Crisis: Speaker, Rivers House of Assembly write IGP

Athletics will never be drug free – Johnson

Supreme Court overturns Bode George’s conviction

Lagos Law School: CLE, students express contrary views

Controversy trails missing $49.8bn fund

Chukwumerije hails Youth Games

Pressure is on Man City – Wenger

When Mandela met Shakespeare in prison

Relatives hold vigil as Mandela goes home tomorrow

Mandela’s last Christmas

Five things Mandela did for women

Madiba’s six names

‘I am schizophrenic’- Nelson Mandela memorial interpreter

Again, police bar Rivers lawmakers from holding session

Boko Haram threatens to bomb UNIMAID, others

ASUU to call off strike next week

Boko Haram: Patience Jonathan changes name

Two killed, others injured in Ikere bank robbery

14-year old caned on genital

Jonathan’s response likely next week

My first…Niyi ‘Giggles’ Adekeye

Tayo Afolabi’s typical DAY

Their Excellencies versus His Excellency

NERC’s regulation burden, customer’s threatened interest

It is up to referees to stop me – Ashley Young

Older survivors of breast cancer benefit from exercise programs

Kate Henshaw weeps at NGT

Stars shine at MTN Corporate Elite Night

One president, two prime ministers and a funeral

Prince William speaks out against animal poaching

Legacy Equity Fund records N384.75m profit

Unable to hear a sound, deaf mechanic repairs engines with ease

Recycled plastic turned into ‘nanofibers’ to attack fungal infection

Murdered police witness was our uncrowned monarch –Residents

India lifts freeze on Nokia factory

The strength of a powerful ejaculation

Femi’s excited over Grammy nomination –Yeni

I’ve no apology for being flamboyant –Bishop Tom Samson

NNS Thunder to return from Australia Dec 18 -Navy

South Africa bars media from Mandela burial site

NAFDAC closes 20 drugs shops in Benue

Nigeria less united now than in the 60s -TUC

FG, Kaduna train 300,000 farmers on rice production

CBN politicising alleged diversion of $49.8bn – NNPC

Power supply falls by 22%, minister blames vandals

Appeal court upholds Chime’s election

I’m now to be called Mama Peace -Patience Jonathan

Speaker, Rivers Assembly write Inspector General over judgment

Okorocha heads APC governors’ forum

Immigration service arrests 24 illegal immigrants in Sokoto

Ukrain offers amnesty to protesters

Van Persie sustains injury,out for one month

Van Persie sustains injury, out for a month

Niger Bridge can collapse sooner than envisaged – Chamber President

Shettima commends Borno youths for peace building

George: Lawyers react to Supreme Court’s fraud conviction reversal

Jonathan calls for unity among politicians

Chinese peacekeepers conduct first drilling mission in Mali

NUPENG kicks against sale of refineries

Ekiti will confiscate land used to cultivate Indian hemp – Fayemi

Two killed, two injured in Ekiti bank robbery

Sokoto earmarks N1bn for construction of World Muslim League office

Obey traffic rules or face sanction, FRSC tells drivers

CHAN 2014 : Keshi expresses worry over Eagles preparation

Twitter reverses decision on ‘block’ feature

Jonathan, Gowon, others attend Lar’s funeral

Court frees El-Rufai in land grab case

Supreme Court reverses Bode George fraud conviction

Four die in Bangladesh clashes after Islamist leader’s execution

North Korean leader’s uncle executed for ‘treachery’

Jonathan shouldn’t take Nigeria back to Abacha days – APC

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Fayemi, save us

ASUU, what next?

Tambuwal’s corruption crusade

Obasanjo vs Jonathan

Heed Obasanjo’s advice

Egypt: Bomb wounds 30 outside police base

Israel halts plan that would displace Bedouins

Catalonia parties set date for vote on independence

French care worker held over deaths of pensioners

Boy suspended for ‘sexual harassment’ back in school

Winner of Nigerian Idol debuts with music video

Most Nigerian songs lack content –Azadus

Day Mandela visited CBBAC – Babawale

The Mandators, Peggy and me – Victor Essiet

We must rise in defence of indigenous languages – Feyikemi

Frank Edoho to host Club Ultimate in Lagos

Music stars plan concert for Mandela

Reps order BON, IBAN to suspend ban on artistes

Man accused of stealing N7m Rolex wrist watch

Community tackles NNPC over degradation of environment

Hit-and-run driver crushes own conductor to death

FRSC arraigns 70 road traffic offenders in A’Ibom

Court orders burning of N3.3bn drugs

Counter-protest in Sango over planned further demolition

‘We make N2,000 profit daily from cannabis sales’

BOI worker arraigned for alleged theft of N4.3m

PUNCH refutes Premium Times plagiarism claim

N’Assembly panel on oil benchmark adjourns indefinitely

Mayhem as police disrupt Rivers lawmakers’ resumption

Defection: PDP asks court to sack Amaechi, others

Controversial letter: Jonathan, Obasanjo meet in Kenya

2014 election not for mischief makers –Ekiti

Schools merger: PFN warns Aregbesola against dividing Christians

NNPC workers protest planned sale of refineries

Tambuwal and the debate on governmental corruption

PHCN privatisation, greatest achievement of govt – Nebo

National Assembly committee on oil benchmark adjourns indefinitely

NEPAD inefficient in Nigeria —Experts

Malabu deal: Reps deny clearing Adoke

FAAC distributes N675.65bn to FG, states, LGs …transfers N56.9bn to ECA

Nigeria lost $129bn to illegal financial outflows – Report

CBN warns against politicisation of $49.8bn diverted revenue

Gov’s wife seeks qualitative education for pupils

10-year-old wins inter-school monopoly tournament

Femi Pedro plans defection to APC

Senate begins tour of industries over auto policy

Emulate Mandela, children told

Lie-in-state enters second day

Jonathan should address Obasanjo’s allegations – Falana, Adedoyin

Falconets ready for Tunisia

New drug approach may lead to cures for many diseases

FG urged to sustain war against fake drugs

Canadian stocks poised for growth in 2014

Richbon Group introduces new construction equipment

Pamper yourself this season!

Protecting your online identity (2)

Pets and their pregnant owners

Coach hails best Barcelona Champions League win

How to approach link building for your website

Expert underscores need for genuine truck spare parts

Palestinians draw parallels with Mandela’s anti-apartheid struggle

Klopp blasts wasteful Dortmund despite win

Obasanjo’s letter: Atiku, urges Abdulasalami, Danjuma, others to intervene

Ogun earmarks N1.1bn compensation for demolished structures

Don’t politicise $49.8bn diverted revenue, CBN warns

Reps’ panel asks NPC to account for N2.2bn

PDP asks court to remove defecting governors

Chinese Embassy donates N2m to Nigerian Red Cross

PHCN privatisation, greatest achievement of any govt – Nebo

Don’t ignore OBJ allegations, APC, Northern group warn Jonathan

Barca bank on Neymar to revive La Liga fortunes

Jonathan will return as President, say Tukur, Alamieyeseigha

I’ll sue Obasanjo for calling me drug baron -Kashamu

Reps to investigate telecom operators

Nigeria spends N600bn annually on food importation – Official

Reps demand coroner’s report on Nigerian student’s death in Ghana

2014 election not for mischief makers, liars -Ekiti

Nigeria crashes out of varsities debate, S’ Africa shines

Space station cooling system shuts down – NASA

Enugu has highest crime rate -Report

APC fuelling crisis in Ekiti LP -Chairman

Pussy Riot case: Russia to reassess guilty verdicts

Roger Milla opposes German coach for Cameroon

N7.2bn theft: Lagos CJ transfers Atuche’s case

Govs to confront Jonathan over $49.8bn unremitted oil revenue

Sacked NEMA spokesman Shuaib sues Okonjo-Iweala, others

Fani-Kayode asks Jonathan to answer Obasanjo’s allegations

Confusion as police invade Rivers Assembly, fire live ammunition

We attacked Maiduguri, We’ll hit US -Shekau Boko Haram Leader

Global cancer cases hit 14 million – WHO

Beach volleyball: Team Nigeria departs for Ghana

APC reconciles members in Sokoto

Australia, Toyota hold talks to manufacture cars

Facebook to join S&P 500

Thailand: Protesters cut off power to PM’s offices

Apple wins legal battle over Samsung in South Korea

NNPC staff protest planned sale of refineries

Automotive policy: Senate to investigate allegation of information leakage

Former Thai PM charged with murder

Australia bans gay marriage

CP orders investigation into Kano shootings

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Somolu printers raise the alarm on robbers’ attacks

Alaba trader caught with 459g drug

Community laments loss of children to flooding

Key witness in murder case stabbed to death

‘Ogun’ll not demolish more buildings along Sango-Ojodu Road’

Police bungle manslaughter case against cop

Demolition to resume in Yenagoa

PDP warns Aregbesola against demolition of secretariat

FG to close N’Assembly complex for one year

Isiaka accuses Amosun of piling up debts

B’Haram members kill nine in highway attack

PFN disagrees with CAN on Osun education policy

Group rallies CEOs to support youth empowerment

Kidnappers get N2m ransom, free Marshal Harry’s daughter

Obasanjo bombs Jonathan

Kakanfo, Rotary sponsor eye clinic in Ibadan

Oshiomhole presents N159bn budget to lawmakers

Court stops N’Assembly takeover of Rivers Assembly’s functions

Army council promotes defence spokesman, 96 other officers

Robbers raid Tutu’s house while at memorial

Sign interpreter angers S’African deaf

Lying-in-state: Thousands pay respects to Madiba

Reps pass political messages to Jonathan

OBJ letter to Jonathan

Cancer, number one killer disease in Nigeria – Olaleye

At last, FG/ASUU sign agreement

Doctors may commence fresh nationwide strike Dec. 14

‘We are in a housing bubble’

US fund industry sees modest wins in Volcker rule

The baby factories of the South-East

Honda to join Milan

Selling pressure drags index down by 0.30%

Bayern showed ‘human side’ in City defeat — Muller

Small growth in retail sales suggests ‘cautious’ festive spending

Suarez handed extra goal

Hacking reveals Prince Harry calls and texts

Killer who strangled partner, son jailed

Clean athletics unrealistic – Johnson

Guardiola unfazed

Enyeama targets long stay at Lille

French soldiers kill suspected Islamists in Mali

Marked for demolition, Senator’s park rots away

Google feeds India, China from Asian data centres

Team Ogun win squash

Obasanjo’s letter to Jonathan

At last, FG, ASUU sign agreement to end strike

Amaechi sacks pro-Wike commissioner

Upgrade: FG to shut National Assembly for one year

How FG bungled peace talks with Boko Haram -Shehu Sani

Two female senators declare 2015 governorship ambition

Dikko’s committee recommends expulsion of another PDP chief

Police invade APC’s rally in Rivers

Leakage of Obasanjo’s letter to Jonathan mischievous, provocative -Presidency

Ekiti slams PDP chiefs over state pension, debt profile

Boko Haram kills nine in Borno highway attack

Kinappers get N2m, free Marshal Harry’s daughter

Obasanjo writes Jonathan, says Nigeria is bleeding

Reps probes oil theft, warn Diezani, NNPC over summons

Desmond Tutu’s home burgled on Mandela memorial day

Murder charge: Court remands Ekiti lawmaker, six others

Corps member, three others die in Gome road crash

Only Nigerians can bid for marginal oil fields -DPR

Court voids NASS takeover of Rivers Assembly

Anambra diverts Gates polio fund to construct clinics

Ukrainian police withdraw from Kiev

NUJ accuses military, politicians of stealing crude oil

Corps member, three others die on Yola-Gombe road

Police bungle manslaughter case against alleged killer cop

Imo CP seeks residents’ support against child traffickers

Zamfara sacks 400 nurses, midwives over strike

Imo CP seeks residents support against child traffickers

Oshiomhole presents N159bn Edo 2014 budget to Assembly

ICPC warns firms against tax fraud, forgery

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Corruption, barrier to achieving development goals – UN

‘Don’t turn corruption war into tribal battle’

Chime budgets N93.2bn for 2014

Dickson declares war on pipeline vandals

PDP chief accuses Fayemi of indiscriminate borrowing

SURE-P’s unsure scorecard

Check DSTV’s excesses

Benin-Akure Highway nightmare

Appeal to Oshodi Isolo LG

Gotv’s gory services

PHCN and its new owners

Tambuwal’s frank talk

Replacement of sacked ministers

Waiting for Kunle Ajayi at Holy Ghost Congress

‘New stars’ shine at BON Awards

Seeking a place for his dream

Promoters scout for World Championship of Performing Arts

DJ Jimmy Jatt, Frank Edoho for Club Ultimate

Jennifer Eliogu unveils Gazelle Enta10ment

9ice, others for Mare Festival

Olo Omidan seeks love in maiden single

Mortgage refinance company to reduce lending rate

Power firms made poor remittances in November – ONEM

44% of LGAs lack optic fibre backbone – NCC

NCAA commences audit of Dana Airlines

FG scrutinises MDAs’ accounting records, bank statements

Nigerian musicians to honour Mandela Dec 18

Reps hold valedictory session for Lar

23-year-old remanded for stabbing man to death

Murder of women: Angry females storm govt house

Sango-Ijoko residents protest against further demolition of buildings

Garbage truck crushes LAWMA official to death

Plateau bans farming around Jos Airport

Businessman tackles customs official, firm over vehicles seizure

Anambra: Police pay N2m to slain cops families

Queen Elizabeth, Fidel Castro, others missing

Crowd boos Zuma, cheers Obama at memorial

Mandela greater than any African –Senators

‘Ex-S’African president made the world a better place’

SERAP wants NNPC queried over $49.8bn oil money

Group urges leadership development among female youths

RCCG congress: 157 officials to battle gridlock

Graft: Ribadu, rights groups, APC back Tambuwal

ASUU strike: FG makes U-turn

Aregbesola asks Osun PDP to demolish secretariat

MOSOP, PENGASSAN, PMAN’s protests paralyse Rivers

Senate fails to quiz Oduah on N255m car scandal

Lawmakers seek increased funding for disaster management

Senate reverses decision on jail term for online critics

2014 budget: Reps split over $79 oil benchmark

Taqwa boosts LASUTH’s intensive care unit

Watchful eye in nursing homes

FAAN promises passengers seamless travel at Xmas

Bank executives undergo management competence training

Lar, Middle Belt politics and the task ahead

Looting spreads as Argentine police strike

Economic experiment shows limits of N’Korean change

Neuer is not for sale – Guardiola

How to relax in five minutes or less

NYG:Delta boxer emerges women’s champion

Owens’ medal sale sets new record

Investors approve FBN Heritage Fund’s dividend payment

Forum harps on human capital development

Honda eyes increased market share for motorbikes

Google, Microsoft lead campaign to limit govt surveillance

Saudi market rallies ahead of 2014 budget announcement

States and federal waterways law

Jonathan has developed North more than past leaders -Maku

Senate rejects Oduah’s explanation on Associated plane crash

Senate probes Stallion over importation of 20,000 cars

FG soft pedals on sacking of varsity lecturers

Kano to construct W’Africa ‘longest fly-over bridge’ at N10bn

Delta deputy gov canvasses electoral reform

‘Judicial system discriminates against female judges’

NUPENG, MOSOP, PMAN protest, ground Rivers

Social media bill: Senate deletes jail terms for critics

Aliyu presents N98.852bn budget to Niger Assembly

Fayemi presents N103bn budget to assembly

Deadly disease hits Madagascar

Nurses plan strike as Calabar varsity doctors resume

NBA asks security agencies to stop extra-judicial killings

Our defection to protest impunity in PDP -Ahmed

APC hails Tambuwal for faulting FG’s anti-corruption fight

2015: Group identifies 12 states as potential flashpoints

Exams body plans one million anti-graft marshals

EFCC, ICPC are toothless anti-graft agencies –Melaiye

Chime presents Enugu’s N93.2bn budget for 2014

Ogun earmarks N1.5bn for WAEC fees, others

Mandela funeral: Mourners defy downpour, jeer President Zuma

Bayelsa plans task force to tackle pipeline vandalism

Protesters storm Enugu Govt House over strange deaths

Court remands teenager in prison for stabbing friend

Rights violation: Court indicts IGP, Police Force

Nelson Mandela ‘a life like no other’- Obama

Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria

Obama in SA for Madiba memorial service

Mandela memorial: Thousands attend in Johannesburg

CAR: French soldiers killed

Thai PM in tears, begs protesters to take part in election

NSCDC rescues abandoned baby in Jigawa

Aregbesola pledges creation of more LGs in Osun

Monday, December 09, 2013

FG to spend 20% of revenue on debt servicing

FORMER Goldman Sachs banker, Mr. Elias Preko, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison by a London court on Monday for laundering $5m on behalf of James Ibori, the former governor of Delta State, Reuters has reported. Ibori is serving 13 years in

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker jailed in Ibori corruption case

Transcorp targets N289bn revenue in five years

NSE Index rises as 26 stocks record gains

Thriving mobile devices market threatens PC, Internet penetration

Courier operators move to harness business opportunities

Paga connects 16 million Etisalat subscribers

217 foreigners receive citizenship certificates

Thai PM dissolves parliament, calls for snap election

Tukur’s son, others re-arraigned for N1.8bn subsidy fraud

More PDP govs ready to join APC – Senator

Ooni warns monarchs against distorting Yoruba history

Okupe denies equating Jonathan with Mandela

FRSC postpones annual lecture

Israeli top leaders not attending funeral –Official

Friends and foes, world leaders for memorial

Mandela’s daughter Makaziwe tells of final moments

PUNCH clinches more awards

ICPC to prosecute 156 firms for procurement offences

APC supporters, police clash in Rivers

Al-Qaeda has infiltrated Nigeria, says NSA

Harvest of honours for journalists at NMMA

Jonathan encouraging corruption – Tambuwal

We won’t return to PDP, Wamakko tells President

Drivers abducted in fresh B’Haram highway raid

Sevilla boss steps down after jail sentence

World XI: Ibra, Ronaldo, Messi listed

Sam Sodje not arrested – Family

We’re waiting for sack letters, say defiant lecturers

Olukoya salutes MFM FC after vital win

Kenyan fan commits suicide over United loss

Copa Lagos: Senegal, Lebanon for opening match

300 players for freestyle football

Heineken ‘Match Your Half Ticket’ hit Lagos

Amosun hails NYG

RIGAN 2013 opening ceremony holds

African amputee tourney: Nigeria enter s’final

Endyfas Hockey Festival holds Dec. 12

Beyond eulogising Mandela

Still on Dstv exploitation

Oshiomhole’s encounter

Police arraign four for abducting a security man

Oando, German firm sign €5m LPG deal

Beware of ‘health’ foods and drinks

Stop Aguda traffic

A few words for property developers

Presidency, Atiku remember Yar’Adua

Fake cops, NDLEA men steal two-year-old in A’Ibom

Guard remanded for stealing N80,000 laptop

Iranians attack Messi on Facebook

Microsoft developing ‘smart bra’

Villa boss wants more from Agbonlahor

Fixing the broken trust: The role of brands (1)

Getting the right choice of vehicle

Nigerian wrestlers shine at Commonwealth championship

Again, AMCON should retain its focus

China inflation slows, reduces worries of tighter policy

Family panics as mute goes missing in Lagos

KKR, Bain among bidders for Tyco’s S/Korea unit

APC supporters, police clash as Rivers DPO escapes lyching

Boko Haram abducts motorists in Borno highway raid

NDLEA arrest 442 suspects in Anambra

Jonathan’s body language on anti-corruption deceptive -Tambuwal

Jonathan urges ASUU to call off strike

PDP aspirant accuses Fayemi of indiscriminate borrowing

FCT staff protest, demands minister’s resignation

Edo workers suspend strike as Benin monarch intervenes

Court remands man for killing alleged gay chief

FG grants 217 foreigners Nigerian citizenship

Series of bomb attacks kill 21 people in Iraq

UI lecturers defy FG’s order

EFCC records 1,000 convictions in 10 years – Lamorde

FCC threatens clampdown on agencies over illegal recruitment

APC begins registration of members in Jan – Lai Mohammed

NDLEA arrests 442 suspects in Anambra – Commander

Mandela: Fashola says Nigeria deserves glory for post-apartheid gains

Nigeria ports swimming in corruption, unqualified personnel -ICPC

Ooni warns traditional rulers against distorting Yoruba history

Tukur’s son, others re-arraigned over N1.8bn subsidy fraud

I didn’t equate Jonathan with Mandela – Okupe

Rivers council boss shuns Amaechi’s sacking order

Our govs not returning to PDP -APC

Ukraine police dismantle Kiev protest camps

Al-Qaeda encroaching on Nigeria’s security –NSA

Ballon d’Or: Ronaldo, Ribery, Messi make final shortlist

Allah asked me to kill UK soldier – Assailant

FG must declare emergency on unemployment -Saraki

Court excuses Babalakin out of dock

Italy’s Matteo Renzi elected new leader of the left

Indonesia train in deadly collision

Russian news agency closed down

9 killed in car bomb in Iraq’s Diyala

China set to prosecute prominent anti-graft activist

Doubt over vitamin D’s role to prevent diseases

Campbell, six others questioned for match fixing

Kenya’s Fina Bank Renamed GTBank

Ukraine protesters continue rally in central Kiev

Syrian army retakes road needed to ship out chemical weapons

Court adjourns Akingbola’s trial to March 2014

Japan’s economic growth revised down

PDP crisis: Jonathan, governors meeting end in stalemate

Jay Z dominates Grammys shortlists with nine nominations

Hundred thousand genomes to be mapped in Saudi Arabia

North Korea: Kim’s powerful uncle dismissed for ‘criminal acts’

Tech firms seek govt surveillance reform

Thai PM dissolves parliament Amid protests

Sunday, December 08, 2013

Public officers must be under people’s scrutiny –Ex-Reps Deputy Speaker

Sub-standard products threaten furniture industry growth – Tawadrous

Oil sector transparency

Stop Dstv exploitation

Bizarre judgment

Rage of Boko Haram

Nelson Mandela’s death

The wedding will have to wait

Slaves’ rescued in Bristol police raids

Ukraine gripped by huge pro-EU demonstration

PM offers referendum to end Thailand protests

Drogba, Eboue face sanctions for Mandela tribute

Manchester City want work permit for Iheanacho

Nigeria can win World Cup – Ambrose

Own-goal ends Enyeama’s record-chasing dream

Chelsea are in trouble – Mourinho

I know nothing about Nigeria – Argentina coach

Ali Baba, Okocha for Copa Lagos

Ballon d’Or: Guardiola picks Ribery

Sodje, brother arrested for match-fixing

National Youth Games begin in Abuja

Eagles shouldn’t underrate Iran —Elegbeleye

Brazil 2014: HotSports rolls out packages

Pepsi Academy takes stock at 21

Arsenal, Everton share spoils at Emirates

FG to review public service reforms

N10bn debt: Power investors struggle to beat deadline

Agriculture secures 4% of banks’ loans

Declining profits force banks to cut jobs

Nigeria lauded for first global trade deal

Suspected oil thief dies in pipeline fire

25-year-old in court for alleged burglary

Police arrest man for raping two-year-old

Housemaid accused of stealing gold jewellery, dollars

Wife discovers missing husband’s corpse in his office

Police patrol van crushes tricycle operator to death

Two die, others injured in Lagos multiple accidents

FG moves to identify B’Haram external sponsors

Kwankwaso, Wamakko attend PDP govs’ meeting with Jonathan

Nigerian politicians lack virtues of great men – President

Mandela’s final moments with wife and former wife – Friend

10 things you didn’t know about Mandela

60 leaders for Mandela’s burial

President lauds Bayelsa for dedicating festival to Mandela

Osun gov names park after late S’African leader

Oshiomhole lists lessons for Nigeria’s leaders

Borehole drillers, water commission seek safer environment

GTBank upgrades Internet banking platform

Ex-bank chiefs’ trial: Appeal court judgment setting new tone

Coffee or beer? The choice could affect your genome

Law Union pays N1.55bn claims

Comcast taps JP Morgan on bid for TWC

Four dead in Connecticut murder-suicide

Learning to love your job

Before Jonathan continues to bail out NFF

Highways ‘ll be safer for travellers –FERMA

Strong jobs report ignites US stocks rally

Diamond Bank gets PCI DSS certification

Slot advises phone users on warranty issues

Union Bank sacks workers to stabilise

Mammogram still saves lives

Nigerian media, beacon of hope –Fayemi

UK troops to face 11 inquiries over Iraqi deaths

NAICOM takes insurance to grass roots through monarch

Economic growth hasn’t translated to development – Otti

Supreme Court justice denies stay in airline merger

Unemployment rate hits five-year low

Niger bans commercial motorcycles January

800 Enugu residents receive free health care services

Jonathan leaves Abuja on Monday for South Africa, Kenya

350 Kwara monarchs back Saraki, Ahmed’s defection to APC

Bomb attacks across Iraq kill 30, wound nearly 100

Fayemi presents 2014 budget on Tuesday

Brazil 2014: Nike and Adidas in brand supremacy battle

Thailand unrest: Opposition MPs pledge to resign

Thai PM proposes referendum on her future as protesters prepare big push

Iran nuclear crisis: UN inspectors visit Arak reactor

Egypt: Court frees Pro-Morsi women protesters

Nine die in ‘terrorist’ bomb attack in Colombia

CAR: French troops reach town of Bossangoa

Saturday, December 07, 2013

Apple and cranberry turnovers

I don’t see competition –Akinsete

Chic, cool culture

Mandela, my personal hero — Obama

Soweto salutes its hero

We have lost our pillar — Family

Crowd remains outside Madiba’s home

He was a true Ghandian – Indians

Latin nations declare days of mourning

ECOWAS pays tribute to Mandela

Abandoned projects: ICPC to probe 368 companies

Nigerian couple jailed for N4.9bn UK fraud

Gunmen kidnap Marshal Harry’s daughter

Edo widow: Group demands better poverty alleviation method

Rivers has highest HIV/AIDS rate – FG

Bride escapes death after wedding

2015: Inec to commence voter registration next year

FG will support stand-by force for Africa — Jonathan

Northern students canvass second term for Jonathan

We must remain united — Jonathan

Edo govt, Jega praise Iyayi at burial

Monday ultimatum: ASUU to dare FG again

Go natural

Remi Tinubu’s inspiration

Osun: Unending furore over schools’ merger

Relationship: This man is too cocky when…

Oba Eleguishi’s dapper looks

I left bank job to be a DJ — DJ Caise

Etim scared of Argentina

Benin Moat: Relics of a great past

Nobody has seen us quarrel — Tunde and Wunmi Obe

Boateng brothers set to battle in Brazil

Our group couldn’t be harder — Klinsmann

Jonathan endorses Stand-by Force for peace keeping in Africa

Lar’s legacy will be difficult to emulate – Jonathan

Kaduna to generate 30mw of electricity from Gurara Dam

NSCDC arrests 18 suspected vandals, impounds 2 tankers in A/Ibom

Justice is key to peaceful coexistence – Aregbesola

French, African troops seek to halt Central African Republic killings

70-year-old athlete dazzles spectators at AMC

Ondo Assembly threatens to sanction abattoir contractors

Ex-Envoy warns against call for Jega’s sacking

Patience Jonathan calls for stiff penalties against rape

The curse of the social media…

Games village comes alive as contingents arrive in Abuja

Sambo condoles with Solomon Lar’s family

Friday, December 06, 2013

The President in black and white

Much ado about presidential private visit

Jonathan’s advice to labour leaders

Group excites Adepoju, Taribo, Dosu, others

2014 World Cup: Nigeria draw Argentina again

Enyeama as good as Buffon, Casillas – Ike Shorunmu

Emenike regrets not meeting Mandela

Nigeria dominate Commonwealth wrestling

Keshi plans for Iheanacho, Alampasu

‘Departed Deji never worshipped idols’

New clearing rules to check demurrage payment –Customs

Anambra: Tribunal allows APC to inspect election materials

189 Nigerians in Saudi Arabian prisons –Envoy

Jonathan arrives Paris after private visit to Germany

My life with Mandela –Obasanjo

Mark, govs, others eulogise Mandela

Mandela in the eyes of children

Mandela’s policy towards Nigeria, straightforward – Ex-envoy

What Nigerian leaders should learn from Mandela

British pop song that helped free Mandela

Mandela’s daughters learnt of death during movie

How Winnie missed Mandela’s last hour

Mandela’s multiple marriages, life’s pains

PDP plots to halt defection of Reps

Mourners throng Mandela’s home, burial plans announced

Eagles’ll surprise World Cup giants – Babayaro, Ojigwe

Enyeama will make history – Lille coach

Wikki Tourists Supporters’ Club says it is planning to introduce measures to curb restiveness among its members during the 2013/2014 Nigeria Nationwide League season, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. Chairman of the supporters’ club Aliyu Dan to

Wikki supporters plan for new season

Sporting greats salute Mandela

I fell out of love with taekwondo – Olympic champion

Mode9 typical DAY

My first…DJ Bassman

Shopaholic With Anita Joseph

Mikel… African player of the year

Securing the Golden Eaglets future

Being objective or sitting on the fence?

Merger: Piercing holes in PDP’s umbrella

Suffering and smiling in Lagos Law School…Students live in uncompleted building, faint in overcrowded classes

Consumers groan over poor supply, investors pass the buck

Michael Jordan to become a father again

Incredible truth about the penis

I feel very bad when paedophiles go scot free in Nigeria –Tricia Esiegbe-Kerry

Honour killings: India’s crying shame

Social media fuel cheating among married couples

Calabar’s 32 days of fun

Iyayi: ASUU members boo reverend father

Nigeria loses N50 billion Naira to fire disaster annually –Interior Minister

I’m no longer safe because my assailants are walking free –Victim of shooting

Agriculture, nutrition and job creation (I)

Chivas whisky berths in Nigeria

Exercise is beneficial for dementia patients

CHOAMVA: How Nigeria won just four awards

Pastor charged with posing as SSS DG’s brother

36 million Nigerian households will soon turn to pay TV – Mabutho

Ibinabo/ Macsmith war enters round 2

Diehard Denim

NGT experiences solemn moment

Obesere remixes Jaforie

Burna Boy denies stabbing anybody to death

Low vitamin D levels may damage the brain

MSmooth releases singles

Those sex tapes made me more popular –Chidinma

Opeyemi Bamidele probably needs psychiatric help – Gov. Fayemi

Stakeholders urged to invest in youth development

Paul Walker: Reasons why Porsche car killed actor

Mandela’s legacy will help advance human dignity – UNDP

Anambra: Tribunal orders INEC to allow APC inspect election materials

FIFA increases World Cup prize money

Mandela, icon of peace – Dame Jonathan

AU, ECOWAS, embassies fly flags at half-mast to honour Mandela

Russia, Ukraine seek partnership treaty

Enugu inaugurates 57-member Traditional Rulers Council

Police Pension Scam: Court fixes Feb. 26 for cross-examination of witness

World Cup Draw: Nigeria in Group F with Argentina

Mark tasks Oduah to tackle rots in Aviation sector

NDLEA destroys illicit drugs in Kano

Mandela for burial, Dec. 15

SSS arrest, detain Second Republic lawmaker

Subsidy scam: Court permits accused to travel abroad for business

Man jailed seven months for sleeping with JS1 student

PENGASSAN requests assistance to fight oil theft

Mandela: Maitama Sule urges leaders to borrow a leaf

SUBEB maps out 400 centres for teachers’ training

Nelson Mandela’s First-Ever TV Interview (1961)

SSANU, LASU chapter vows to continue strike

Nigeria is moving towards democracy -Atiku

Jonathan declares three-day mourning for Mandela

CAR: French troops begin operation, violence worsens

Serbia: Police arrest hundreds of drug traffickers

Jonathan in Paris for summit on peace, security in Africa

Al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for Yemen ministry attack

Milan court convicts Egyptian terrorist

Mexico:Stolen radioactive material found

FIFA orders flags at half-mast for Mandela

Jang renames Plateau varsity after Lar

UK govt paves way for driverless cars

NYC-bound Delta plane returns to Madrid after takeoff

Bruce Lee’s iconic jumpsuit fetches $100,500 at auction

UK flood warning: thousands evacuated from homes

Pele promises ‘fantastic’ 2014 World Cup amid Brazil stadium fears

Mandela: Moments in pictures

Mandela: Some key moments in his life

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Inspiring quotes from Mandela

Reopen Oluwole car park

CBN measure

Lagos-Ibadan express hell

ASUU, not self- destructing

Letter to Gov. Fashola

Man dies from fall from eight floor, one arrested

Dubai Death: Superbike racer held at Heathrow

‘NSA gathers 5bn records daily outside US’

Toronto mayor denies attempt to buy ‘crack video’

Russia launches criminal inquiry into US child trafficking

US citizen killed in Libya

European storm, tidal surge cause evacuations

CAR violence: UN votes for French force

Omotola, Genevieve, missing from Charles Novia’s best actress list

Sex streaming saga: Iwuji now on the spot

Don’t write off United – Wenger

Airtel customers to watch Arsenal at Emirates

Liverpool organise activities for AIDS campaign

RICAN Games: Athletes set to battle for honours

Club licensing to precede league kickoff – Irabor

GKS choir to present music album

Yeye Asa Festival to showcase Nigerian culture in Diaspora

Ojelabi unveils new book, music album

NBC, NCC set to intervene in copyright war

Oyo schools get educational materials

UBA essay competition:15-year-old pupil wins N1m

From hawking pure water, Archibong inches towards academic glory

Abuja airport shut for 18 hours

We’re still discussing with Amaechi, others –PDP

Jonathan, Obama, Cameron, other world leaders mourn

Struggle was truly his life

Bye Bye Madiba

‘Confidence, creativity must be encouraged’

FG blames principals over poor performance at unity schools

NECO: More female pupils grab awards

Five remanded for murder of 20-year-old

‘I’m not a thief, I only steal rams’

NSCDC arrests 71-year-old for raping pupil

Hoodlums set Ogun monarch’s palace ablaze again

Anxiety as pupil attacks teacher with machete

Counterfeiter imports fake packaging materials as Bibles

Robbery: Court remands 20-year-old lady, others

BEDC orders illegal occupants to relocate

Anambra farmers access N1.2bn credit facility

Jonathan inaugurates Enugu AC, water plants today

New FIRS policy vital to tax mgt – CITN

Panic in Abuja as tanker fire burns Conoil station

ACEI to invest $130m in Edo power project

Budget: Senators, Reps at war over oil benchmark

Lar’s body arrives Abuja today

Senate again postpones appearance of Oduah

Ghana’s President to preach safer roads in Lagos

LASU workers walk out on governing council members

Why we don’t encourage condom –Catholic Church

Strike: ACF begs FG, ASUU to hasten negotiation

FG, LASG to address court over Lekki-Ikoyi bridge

Violence: Aregbesola declares state of emergency in schools

Rivers challenges Okonjo-Iweala on crude oil earnings

PDP plan to unseat Amaechi, others ’ll fail – APC

Anambra poll raises concern about future elections, says US

Ajimobi pledges support for SMEs

Mandela’s life in brief

LMC pays clubs N50m Merit Award earnings

NSE Index sheds 0.32%

Imoke: The terror of national indiscipline

‘Community basketball will keep youths focussed’

UK services growth remains strong

No Christmas break for ABS players

Lipton Tea introduces new variants

‘Players must sign code of conduct’

Emerging stocks advance

No team will be easy in Brazil – Fetuga

Worms in pets

I have no plan to defect, says Aliyu

Copa Lagos: Beach soccer stars gun for MVP

Save us from Kano tanneries

Food security: Odu’a partners Osun to train farmers

Maintaining your manliness at 50+

Aluu4: Nigerians demand justice

Mandela dies at 95

Pogba takes centre stage at Juventus

Budget: Senate, Reps meeting on benchmark ends in deadlock

Boko Haram: We won’t send drones to Nigeria, says US

We’re still discussing with Amaechi, Wamakko, others -PDP

Our defection to APC, not in dispute- Nyako, others

US restates support to partner Nigeria against terrorism

CHAN: Keshi invites Iheanacho, Alampasu, 28 Eagles to camp

Hoodlums raze Ogun monarch’s palace again

Uganda gives iPads to all MPs

Why Oduah did not appear before Senate -Committee

Switzerland urges FG to address death penalty, extra-judicial killings

20-year-old lady, others remanded for armed robbery

U.S. charges 49 Russian diplomats with healthcare fraud

Britain urges EU to change free migration rules

Nigeria loses N50bn to fire disaster annually – Minister

Kano sponsors 450 students in three private varsities – Kwankwaso

B’Haram tag as terror organisation won’t affect Nigerians travelling to U.S – Envoy

Rivers CP in right commission, denies alleged human rights abuses

Formation of G-7 not to defect -Aliyu

Many killed in CAR as France deploys troops

Woman, 35, arraigned for abducting policeman

FRSC blames alcoholism for rising auto crashes

Fire engulfs Conoil station, Abuja, threatens Total office

Court grants Sylva permission to travel out for checkup

One dies in Scotland storms, floods threaten Europe

National Sports Commission reinstates Okorodudu 23 years after suspension

Pope sets panel on Catholic church child abuse

Police arraign ex-bank manager for N30m fraud

Guardian sues ex-neighbours for defiling eight-year-old niece

Gunmen kill American teacher in Tripoli

ACF begs FG, ASUU to resolve differences

Court dismisses suit against FCT Minister

Police arraign driver for criminal breach of trust

Pencom establishes 6 zonal offices – DG

Security agencies’ collaboration key to curbing pipeline vandalism – Don

Lekki-Ikoyi toll gate: Judge asks Lagos to produce approval document

PENGASSAN urges FG to rescind decision on ailing refineries

Robben sustains knee injury out for six weeks

Trader docked for allegedly assaulting neighbour

PDP commends FG’s funding of Lekki Deep Sea Port

Man in court for alleged N380,000 visa scam

Glo/CAF African Footballer: Mikel, Emenike, others make top 10

FG spends N60bn in water-related constituency projects

France deploys troops to CAR

Dementia cases to triple by 2050 – Study

Court dissolves marriage over threat to life, drunkenness

29,199 Nigerians benefited from NDE training programmes in 2012-Report

Court remands man, 56, for allegedly raping minor

JPMorgan warns 465,000 card users on data loss after cyber attack

Zimbabwe unfolds plans for 2014 International Carnival

ManU boss Moyes clings to title hopes

Court requests FG’s approval for Lekki-Ikoyi bridge

No place for women in football -Gattuso

FIFA asks Brazilians to back the 2014 World Cup

Rivers: Group blames high HIV/AIDS mortality on lack of viral load machine

FCT assures residents of improved water supply

Archbishop Kaigama tasks Nigerians on peaceful coexistence

CBN asks Kano businessmen to bear with cashless policy

Obama not allowed iPhone for ‘security reasons’

One dead,16 injured in crash on Onitsha-Owerri road – FRSC

ACF urges ASUU to ratify agreement with FG

Dementia cases to triple by 2050

UN inaugurates accessibility centre for Persons with Disabilities

North-East govts. to implement summits’ recommendations — Governors

Nigeria will overcome security challenges – CDS

Thai king urges mutual support in birthday speech

Deadly attacks hit Yemen defence ministry in Sanaa

APC warns PDP on impeachment plot against Amaechi, Kwankwaso, others

Abuja airport shut as Saudi plane blocks runway

Man kills wife, son with crossbow

Woman live-tweets husband’s death

EU gives UNILAG, others 2.2m euros research grant

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Firm to partner FG on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway surveillance

Community petitions Fayemi over clash

Traders accuse customs of restricting importation at Seme

Tenure elongation plot will fail, APC tells Ekweremadu

Independence Day bombing: Suspect to undergo psychiatric test

ASUU holds solidarity march for Iyayi

Military seeks trial of 500 B’Haram suspects

Controversy as Jonathan pays ‘private’ visit to Germany

Osun education policy not against any religion – Aregbesola

Ondo to test one million residents for HIV/AIDS

MAPOLY capable of awarding degrees – Rector

FG approves $1.4bn Lekki Seaport, N30bn road contracts

Bombing: Court orders psychiatric examination on Okah

Maiduguri residents celebrate return of GSM services

Rivers’ crisis: Gov’s aide, ex-council boss allege threat

Stakeholders endorse bill to speed up president’s removal

Reps plans to compel President to address N’Assembly

Tukur says Amaechi, others have not defected

FG persecuting political enemies – APC

UK visa applicants to pay in US dollars

PDP silent on Tambuwal’s meeting with APC leaders

Pique rejects crisis talk

Schneider Electric seeks to boost energy management capacity

Support ASUU

Investor protection remains a priority – SEC

It’s surprising Nigeria’s LPG consumption is low – Rockall

Blatter backs Brazil to be ready

Onifade on Ogun development

MultiChoice hosts ‘Let’s go to Brazil’ draw

Car kills five, injures two children in Ilorin

Vandals arrested with stolen petrol in garri sacks

Outrage greets plans to censor social media critics

Flushed complexion after drinking could point to high blood pressure risk

Alaafin turns down Akala’s request for courtesy visit

Strike: ASUU distributes food, money to members

Senate approves $200m World Bank loan for Lagos

Sanusi decries low level of financial literacy

Military discovers mass grave in Mali

National Youth Games: ‘Athletes will be insured’

Euro clubs to share more cash

Local content law drives $5bn investment into Nigeria

Owo da mentality and the masochistic orgy of exploitation

WMA calls for support as African Masters meet begins

Power situation in Nigeria has worsened – Report

NOSDRA sets out oil spill contingency plan

NSCDC closes illegal security firms

DPP seeks death penalty for slain banker’s husband

Two arrested with N11m marijuana

Hezbollah commander killed in Beirut

Social media users warned over court case comments

Financial decisions every executive trainee should avoid

Air pollution linked to dry eye syndrome — Study

Autumn Statement: Chancellor to cap business rate rises

ASUU holds funeral procession for Iyayi

Tukur in closed door meeting with PDP Senators

PDP decries non-payment of Rivers teachers’ salaries

Coroner: Walker died of thermal injuries in car crash

Independence Day bombing: Court recommends psychiatric test for Okah

NDIC expresses worry over unclaimed deposits

Poultry scam: Fayose’s ex-deputy testifies in court

Amaechi’s aide, River’s ex-LG boss allege threats to lives

Stakeholders back bill to fast-track President’s impeachment

SpaceX lifts off on first commercial satellite launch

ABU ASUU distributes relief materials to members

Senate okays $200m World Bank loan for Lagos

Kidnapping, leading crime among Anambra youths -Police

Navy chief advocates prosecution of arrested pirates, oil thieves

Pray for abducted nuns in Syria- Pope

Senate approves new NDDC board, decries N’Delta devt

NERC denies approving electricity tariff increase for DISCOs

Policy, ideological disorientation hindering Africa’s development -Museveni

New power investors default in remittances to govt

Nasarawa gov Al-Makura denies rift with deputy

Reps move to compel President to address N’ Assembly

Nigerians in Libya groan under alleged clampdown

Obama’s uncle gets nod to stay in U.S.

Car kills five, injures two children in Ilorin crash

NSCDC closes illegal private security firms

Ekiti community petitions Fayemi over attack by neighbours

Bloody rocket attack in north Syria

FG using anti-graft agencies to persecute political foes -APC

Nigerian applicants to pay for UK visa in dollars

HP to cut 1,124 jobs in UK -Unite union

LASTMA to pay N200,000 for impounding vehicle

Deji of Akure detribalised, peace loving – Sultan

Why Catholic Church is against use of condom – CCFN

Military panel recommends trial of 500 suspected B’Haram members

21 bodies found in mass grave in Mali – Officials

Medical radioactive material truck ‘stolen in Mexico’

Chevron commits N778m to mother-to-child HIV prevention programme

300 displaced in Maiduguri barrack attacks – NEMA

Port Harcourt refinery inaugurates micro credit scheme for host communities

Thailand protesters calm ahead of king’s birthday

Nigeria targets 50 percent local content in ICT — Minister

I never denied smoking Marijuana – Clinton

We will not resume work, unless… – Unilag, LASU lecturers

Senate queries minister of power over stalled rural electrification projects

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

No going back on strike –Lecturers insist

ASUU accuses FG of contravening ILO convention

We’ve deposited N200bn varsity funds in CBN – FG

President focused on 2015, not security –APC govs

Defection: Jonathan meets PDP N’Assembly leaders

Waivers: Okonjo-Iweala still playing the ostrich

Go and die widow


Plate number shortage

Oshiomhole and Edo widow

Re: ASUU on the path to self-destruction

Oshiomhole and the widow

DSTV, restore my subscription

ASUU’s posture

Visit to Ikoyi Prison

Go and die widow: PDP inaugurates empowerment programme

Trader mixes, sells local drugs as cough syrup

Community leader missing in Osun warring community

Man in court for alleged love scam

Court jails three for Internet fraud

Man, 19, defiles 3-year-old girl in Ekiti

Police kill robbers responsible for death of cops

JNI urges release of B’Haram ‘recruitment officer’

Why we won’t change leadership now – Reps

Buhari, APC are no threat to PDP, says Shema

Corruption worsening in Nigeria – TI

FG’ll assist to revitalise N’Eastern states’ economy –Jonathan

Tambuwal attends meeting with Buhari, Tinubu, others

Deji: Akure youths clash over enforcement of mourning

Maiduguri attacks: Military suspects insider collaboration

Fayose’s trial: EFCC seeks protection for witnesses

Passengers lament as Maiduguri airport remains closed

Court bars journalists from covering B’Haram suspects’ case

Osun new education policy can trigger terrorism –CAN

‘Don’t compromise integrity of NNMA’

Group warns of another cholera outbreak

Lack of technology affecting intelligence gathering – Police

Jonathan presents new NPC boss nominee to Senate

Ikuforiji: CACOL seeks more EFCC investigations

PUNCH wins most trusted newspaper brand award

You’re peddling falsehood, Okonjo-Iweala replies Ameachi

Toyota redesigns Camry for 2014

Senate accuses minister of frustrating Manitoba contract

Japanese diplomat held over fire at DRC embassy

Banks are ready to invest in Nollywood – Gabosky

Lakin Ogunbanwo set for exhibition at Didi

WTO: Nigeria, others seal trade facilitation deal

Osun: Three years of unending controversies

Between Ogun State and State of New Jersey

Wenger dismisses title talk

Unity Bank to focus on retail banking

London Underground workers to vote over strike

Resident doctors suspend strike

Jonathan has no security but 2015 agenda -APC govs

Senate probes $24m Manitoba Power Project

FG deposits N200bn varsity infrastructure fund in CBN -Govt

Jonathan leaves for Germany, France

Over N500bn missing from SURE-P fund, Senate committee insists

Soyinka calls for coroner’s inquest into Iyayi’s death

Don’t make new ID card project white elephant -Mark

Deji sent me SMS shortly before his death – Kunlere

Osun will enjoy HQ’s backing to oust Aregbesola -PDP

C’River records 40 fire incidents in 2013

Drama as EFCC fails to re-arraign Sylva

JNI calls for release of alleged B’Haram ‘recruitment officer’

Fayose: EFCC seeks witnesses’ protection over alleged threat

Court bars journalists from covering B’Haram suspects’ trial

APC decries B’Haram attacks, advocates new anti-terror strategy

Nigeria not fighting civil war – Maku

Oil spill from Agip’s terminal hits Bayelsa coastline

Chime’s aid debunks claim of governor’s attacks on Ekweremadu

PUNCH wins Most Trusted Newspaper Award

Don’t compromise integrity of NNMA, Jonathan tells board members

NSCDC arrests seven suspected homosexuals in Jigawa

FG charges new electricity Distribution Company on stable supply

Kano Assembly to consider N26.1bn 2013 supplementary budget

N25.7b theft: Atuche seeks dismissal of charge for lack of jurisdiction

Academic activities resume at Ebonyi Varsity

Edo PDP launches widows’ empowerment programme

Unlicensed blood bank Operator charged in Lagos

UN reaches out to starving Syrians

Plateau Police to treat cattle rustlers as armed robbers – CP

Hong Kong on high alert after first human case of H7N9 bird flu

Microsoft Nigeria builds media capacity on Office 365, Windows 8.1

Adamawa Assembly to check leakages in state’s revenue generation capacity

NSCDC arrests three for stealing diesel in Jigawa

Jonathan in Gombe for North East summit

Kebbi Govt restricts Motorcycle movement

Buhari, APC not threats to PDP in Katsina – Shema

Deadly suicide bombing in central Damascus

Egypt arrests blogger in widening crackdown

I don’t need Messi, I have Ronaldo – Ancelotti

‘Massive evidence’ links Syrian regime to war crimes, U.N. official says

Paul Walker death investigation: Police rule out second vehicle, focus on speed

Thai police step aside, move to defuse anti-government protests

Wada describes HIV prevalence rate in Kogi as worrisome

Akwa Ibom provides HIV test kits in 300 centres

Monday, December 02, 2013

We award degrees to worthy students —RUN VC

Awolowo, Zik, others to get award

FG budgets N20bn for indigent Nigerians

Compliance cost threatening tax system — Report

Enterprise Bank sacks 150 workers

CeBIH pledges support for CBN’s financial inclusion

UN implicates Assad in Syria war crimes

Iceland police kills first victim in shootout

New York train crash: Probe into cause begins

Italian coastguard reaches stricken migrant ship

Ukraine protesters block government offices

Somali Parliament ousts PM

US Navy deploys new reconnaissance planes to Japan

‘No distress call before Scottish copter crashed’

Toure beats Mikel, Moses to BBC award

Chisora ready for Price, Fury

Odemwingie regrets West Brom exit

NWF in international partnership for weightlifters

NSC secures N280m to pay Keshi, others

Essien still my man –Mourinho

Google Juice: How to optimise your website for the local market

Samsung Galaxy S5 ‘to launch in early 2014’

I’m a virus in PDP – Tukur

PDP’s plan to impeach me will fail – Amaechi

A few words on rental properties

Taking your career to the next level

Career-expensive jokes

CAN urges equal representation at national conference

NSCDC arrests seven cable vandals in Calabar

‘Uncontrolled development injurious to human lives’

Housemaid commits suicide over missing money

20-year-olds arraigned for robbery

Alleged cult members remanded for murder

Navy seizes boats with illegally refined diesel

56-year-old arraigned for raping girl for four years

Mother burns daughter with hot iron

Go and die widow to fight street trading

Cameroonian arrested for trafficking four Nigerian women

KADPOLY emerges 3rd at Enactus World Cup

Firm promises to transform education with ICT

Amaechi wants Okonjo-Iweala probed over Rivers’ loans

Police women have higher HIV/AIDS prevalence rate –Survey

SWF: Supreme Court to hear FG, states suit

NBA faults FG’s threat to sack lecturers

Lecturers dare FG, shun return to work order

Wike, ignorant of labour laws – ASUU

B’Haram hits military bases in Maiduguri

Anambra PDP chairman kidnapped

INEC presents Obiano with certificate of return

Fayose diverted N860m poultry fund, EFCC tells court

We won’t miss Amaechi, Wammako, others –Tukur

Anambra: Court grants bail to detained INEC official

Ekiti 2014: Group warns Bamidele against inciting youths

Ikuforiji spent N25m on wife’s orderly, others –EFCC

80% of FCT policemen lack communication gadgets –Investigation

FG begins 24-hour surveillance on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

NITDA sees increased investment in new cyber law

Poor management, bane of NDDC – Board nominees

Govs’ defection has weakened the PDP – Lai Mohammed

My close shave with rape

Sales of substandard phones rise in Nigeria

Stress reduction for PLWHA

ISACA advises govt on overblown IT expenditure

Cameron promises China ‘growth partnership’

Nigeria and the scourge of modern slavery

Time to dance for Ozidi at 80

The baby boom for gay parents

EFCC re-arraigns Sylva for alleged N19bn scam Tuesday

We won’t miss rebel governors -PDP

Senate warns power firms against tariff hike

ASUU adamant, dismisses FG’s sacking threat

Yaya Toure voted 2013 BBC African Footballer of the Year

Bodies of three drowned soldiers recovered

Obiano gets Certificate of Return from INEC

Girl, 17, commits suicide over missing money

Enterprise Bank sacks 150 staff

Imoke suspends 20 exco members indefinitely

Anambra: Detained INEC official gets N3m bail

Gunmen kidnap Anambra PDP chairman

24 insurgents killed in Maiduguri attacks -Defence HQ

Security operatives occupy UNN, ESUT, lecturers shun classrooms

B’Haram attacks Maiduguri Air Force Base, kills 20 soldiers

Maiduguri Attack: Jonathan summons emergency security meeting

MOMAS installs 4000 meters for Eko DISCO

FG to create 3.5m jobs through agriculture by 2015 – Jonathan

How Ikuforiji spent House money – EFCC investigator

Police arrest female Egyptian protesters’ leader

Female police officers have higher HIV/AIDS prevalence rate, – Survey

Libyans demonstrate against insecurity in Durna

Libya deports 360 Egyptians over fake visas

Tension: US deploys new submarine-hunting jets in Japan

32 states, 4,080 athletes to participate in U-17 national games

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Two Saudi women detained for driving

Mandla Mandela facing charges – report

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Rory McIlroy wins Australian Open

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Milan win to end chaotic week

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ASUU to parents: Keep your children at home

Jonathan, Sambo meet PDP govs over defection

Deji of Akure, Oba Adesida, dies at 63

JTF clamps down on 134 illegal refineries

NDLEA arrests two with 40 bags of hemp

Police hunt for oil marketers over N6.1bn fraud

Three soldiers die in boat mishap

Gunmen attack MFM headquarters in Enugu

Pregnant mother, man die in community clash

Hit-and-run driver kills two, injures one in Lagos

Sex worker hides N650, 000 chain in private parts

Chief Detective debuts

Amnesty office reintegrates 19,000 ex-militants

Nigerian Army partners US on flood management

SERAP asks Lagos for information on education finances

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Paradox of debt accumulation in spite of healthy reserves

Oando to complete $1.68bn ConocoPhillips acquisition Jan 31

Reducing interest rate’ll raise inflation –Sanusi

FG okays FCT economic summit on investment

Rehabilitation of Enugu-P’Harcourt Expressway to gulp N90.3bn

Contractors sue Energy Commission over N8.9bn debt

APC is anti-people, says PDP

I’m a virus in PDP –Tukur

We’re winning the HIV/AIDS war, say Jonathan, Ki Moon

UK forest property market shows substantial growth

Retail, jobs data to rule stocks’ next move

Mark asks ASUU to resume

Global house prices rising – IMF report

Esprit to end losses next year

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Oyinlola and his new battle

Shanghai property prices to keep rising

Nigeria under pressure to meet 700,000MT fish deficit

Sage homes unveils luxury estate

Collapsed building kills five in Kaduna

Revenge pornography

GTBank inaugurates agent banking

Making Nigeria a better investment destination

Nigeria lost N65.23bn to waivers in 24 months – FG

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Oil benchmark: Law and voodoo economics

Royal Exchange records N7.61bn gross premium

S/Korea exports slow as Southeast Asia demand declines

Cisco predicts fair investment in Cloud across Africa

Oyinlola wants AGF to compel prosecution of MTN

Five artisans die in Kaduna building collapse

Contractors drag Energy Commission to court over N8.9bn debt

Gunmen attack Mountain of Fire headquarters in Enugu

Ekiti 2014: Bamidele quits APC, joins LP

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New York train crash kills four

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Nigeria will not break up in 2015 – Senator

Anambra: Obiano ascribes victory to Gov Obi’s hard work

JTF destroys 135 illegal refineries in Niger Delta

Energy company pledges 10 megawatts of electricity in Borno

APC flays FG’s threat to sack varsity lecturers

Deji of Akure dies at 63

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia

Thai deploys troops to stop protests

ECOWAS to make Aviation College centre of excellence

‘Fast & Furious’ film star Paul Walker dies

Alaafin recommends old Oyo Empire as model for nation building

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