The Punch News Archive for February 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014

From modelling to film, Jaiyeoba sows another seed

Bring Back the Book campaign is still alive – Douglas

Man, 23, remanded for alleged robbery

Dede, Darey, Nneka to judge Idol 4

Old students protest renaming of Iwo Grams

Support indigent pupils, senator tells wealthy Nigerians

Caleb VC advocates sanction for special centre schools

Police nab robbery suspect in Enugu

Educationist urges government to provide facilities

CBN director advises youths on mentorship

Parents should promote use of indigenous languages

NUT wants FG to strengthen security in schools

Navy seeks more boats to curtail oil thieves

Cops torture driver, handcuff him over alleged disrespect

Man defrauds cotton company of N15m

Anglican Church shuts down schools in Enugu

Man kills 2-year-old during fight with mother

Poly student, others die in auto accident

Yenagoa residents decry PHEDC’s huge billing system

Oil and Gas Industry Games ends

National coach commends CBN tennis

I charge N1m to write a song – Harrysong

Why we created Alingo animated series – P-Square

Let’s talk about the Nigerian church (1)

To my brother, 30 years after – Being tribute to the late Chief Olubunmi Aboderin

Carpenter bags six months imprisonment over shop breaking

West Brom suspend Anelka after guilty verdict

Mogadishu hit by car bomb blast

UAC boosts consumer education

REBEKAH Brooks has admitted paying public officials for information during her time as a newspaper editor Skynews reports The former News International chief executive denied knowing the name of a source paid by the Sun for stories over eight years or tha

Remembering James Olubunmi Aboderin (1934-1984)

House of Tara unveils beauty skills centre

Pamper your skin this weekend

NFF unveils Eagles World Cup jersey

Social Media Week excites iGroove

FG, NEDEP set to fund cooperative societies

Rice: Stakeholders seek action plan on new tariff

Motion without progress

‘Old students should inspire pupils’

Defoe retained by England

India submarine: Navy confirms missing sailors dead

Airtel’s rip-off

Confab: Tinubu, Fashola, Alaafin shun Yoruba Assembly

French pledges support in Nigeria’s anti-terror fight

2015: Proposal to endorse Jonathan divides S’South conference

Anglican clerics shut Enugu schools, protest land takeover

UN tasks Guinea-Bissau on elections

Kaduna health workers threaten indefinite strike

I signed statement under duress -ALUU Four suspect

National confab: Nwabueze, Ekwueme apologise to Ndigbo

31 dead, 51 injured in Baghdad market bomb attack

Fawehinmi’s family rejects centenary award

PSC promotes 5,115 Inspectors to ASPs

Borno records 15,000 dropouts in one year -Group

NESREA to crack down on illegal borehole drilling

Cynthia Osokogu: Alleged killers had it all planned, says witness

Lafarge to invest N212.83bn in cement production

Kogi, Kwara Yoruba want merger with South-West states

Unemployment dangerous to nation’s survival -Fayemi

Nnamani returns to PDP amidst heavy security

I won’t defect from PDP again, says Fayose

We can’t probe alleged missing oil funds -EFCC, ICPC

36 benefit from VVF free treatment in Zamfara

Ogun queries parents of children caught hawking

Aluu four: Police deny torturing suspect to obtain statement

FG inspects power equipment firms, threatens sanctions

Ministry of Works sued over Third Mainland Bridge contract

North Korea launches missiles into sea

Two family members killed in fresh Plateau attack

Al Jazeera launches global push to free staff

N9m scam: Court threatens to revoke Polish woman’s bail

Judiciary workers union orders warning strike from March 12

INEC writes National Assembly, demands new salary structure

LIRS shuts four firms over N31.7m tax evasion

Subsidy fraud: Absence of EFCC witnesses stalls trial

Yobe: Jonathan’s broadcast on centenary misplaced, says APC

NJC fires two judges for gross misconduct

N1bn fraud charge: Ajudua to know fate on March 3

Ekiti empowers 108 people living with HIV/AIDs

Spiritualist faces N700,000 fraud charge

Two remanded for allegedly robbing hostel using toy gun

Police arraign doctor for shielding suspect

Motorcyclist bags five weeks in prison for breaking traffic laws

UNDP to raise $26m to rebuild CAR communities

Security guard arraigned over alleged theft of N832,000 laptops

Businessman, 41, arraigned for visa scam

Property agent, in court for alleged cheating

Anambra targets one million children for polio immunisation

INEC deserves more funds –Balarabe

Pet parrot helps Indian police solve murder case

US bans bags, beefs up security for Boston Marathon

Queen Elizabeth congratulates Nigerians on centenary

Woman, 30, in court over alleged N1.4m theft

Man in the dock for allegedly stabbing wife

Landlady’s daughter in the dock over alleged theft of N2m

12 dead, eight wounded in Somalia car bomb blast

Al-Makura remains Nasarawa gov, says lawmaker

Four arraigned over theft of 40 crates of beer

B’Haram kills nine, razes banks in Adamawa attack

Ukraine warns Russia against aggression

Qatar gas explosion kills four

Four S’African police officers killed in car explosion

NASA discovers 715 new planets

Kano motorists accuse marketers of hoarding fuel

UNICEF condemns killing of students in Yobe

Costa Concordia: Captain to revisit wreck as part of trial

Ethiopia outlaws cross border human trafficking

Australian airline, Qantas, to cut 5,000 jobs

Fleeing S’Sudanese citizens in Sudan not refugees -Official

Indian soldier kills five colleagues, commits suicide

Confab: Akinrinade, five others to represent Osun

UNIPORT produces first set of nuclear engineers

Jonathan restates commitment to end terrorism

Ukraine rivals clash as Russia alerts troops

US gov vetoes anti-gay bill

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

You didn’t repair Lagos roads, Fashola tells FERMA

UN announces global action on child’s health

Protecting your business against online fraud

Idimu residents blame incessant burglary on dead streetlights

Probe soldiers’ withdrawal from Yobe college – Civil servants

Groups blast EFCC for poor trial of subsidy thieves

‘Spiritualists can’t cure cancer’

NNPC failed to disclose $22.8bn JV deal – NEITI

$2.9tn needed to build infrastructure – NESG

Amaechi’s NGF an extension of APC –Jang

Nigeria loses 95,000bpd as Shell shuts Nembe pipeline

US govt set to renew AGOA

Fuel scarcity spreads, NUPENG blames NNPC, IOCs, others

MNP: 73,734 subscribers move to new service providers

Outrage as death toll reaches 59

‘We won’t call off strike’

Jonathan blames terrorism on ignorance, wrong values

Centenary events’ll hold despite killings —FG

My job not easy —Mu’azu

Plateau awaits LG polls results

Ogoni protests Saro-Wiwa’s exclusion from honours list

PDP faults Amaechi’s absence at national conference forum

World leaders arrive in Abuja for Nigeria’s centenary

Balat buried in Gora

I will return to Arsenal – Bergkamp

How to make sure your dividend is credited

For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix

2015 politics’ll not stop constitution review –Reps

Global stocks slip, ruble at five-year low

Chelsea fans stabbed

China won’t see sharp correction in property market

Campbell eyes Arsenal chance

Suspension: Court refuses Sanusi’s ex parte motion

Polo: Chukker sink Titans

No insurance, no ridesharing, cities tell firm

Stop buying transformers, cables, IKEDC warns customers

Egypt sentences 26 to death over terror plot

Tarantula venom has painkiller potential — Study

Of writers, bookworms and the rest of us

Eko power company’s conduct

One dies, houses, others razed in Ebonyi clashes

Confusion as commercial drivers clash around Lagos airport

No plan to increase pump price of petroleum – NNPC

Sambo’s adviser, Balat, buried in Kaduna

Centenary: Jonathan addresses nation at 9pm

N575m scam: A’Court orders ex-IG Ehindero to face trial

Court refuses to reverse Sanusi’s suspension

NNPC fails to declare $22.8bn oil proceeds -NEITI

Conflict among security agencies worsening crime rate -Okiro

Adamawa deputy governor denies justifying Boko Haram activities

PDP has capacity to unseat Fayemi, says ex-minister

Yobe: Army denies withdrawing soldiers from checkpoint before attack

Ogoni laments Saro-Wiwa’s exclusion from centenary honour’s list

Ekiti signs criminal law, accuses FG of neglect

Police drop fraud charges against Lagos ex-dep gov, Ojikutu

UK soldier’s killers bag life, 45-year jail terms

Sultan condenms Yobe killings, calls for special prayers

Obi protests non-use of Enugu airport for pilgrimage

FG to create 3m jobs through agriculture – Minister

NCC seizes broadcast tools worth N100m in Onitsha

2015 poll won’t stop constitution review -Reps

Jonathan’s adopted father: Soldiers, policemen take over Otuoke

Woman, 51, in the dock over alleged N95,000 fraud

Activists berate EFCC over poor subsidy fraud prosecution

Amaechi’s NGF an extension of APC -Jang

Oshodi railway station re-opens in March -NRC

US intensifies campaign against the Taliban-linked Haqqani Network

Student commits suicide over school fees

NDIC to pay depositors of liquidated microfinance banks

Disco pledges new transformers to consumers in Abuja

Estate agent in the dock for allegedly defrauding students

Man, 31, remanded in Ogun prison over alleged murder

Ogun bans street hawking by school-aged children

ASUP’ll not call off strike until demands are met -Official

Herbalist remanded for manslaughter

CAF names Nigerian referees for Champions League, AWC

Man, 36, bags 18 months for N860,000 fraud

ACF condemns Jonathan’s attack on Shettima

Pastor Yonggi Cho jailed three years for $12m fraud

Spiritualists can’t cure cancer -Mrs. Fayemi

US schoolgirl’s killer executed

Businessman in court over alleged N4.5m fraud

Sudan peace talks to resume on Thursday

Yobe massacre: Relocate to Maiduguri, Senate orders army chief

Drivers caught with fake licence will go to jail – FRSC

Probe alleged withdrawal of soldiers from FGC -Civil servants

Court dissolves nine-year-old marriage over battering

20,000 ‘Almajiris’ renounce streets begging in Katsina – Official

South Sudan violence targeting hospitals

Libyan electoral panel seeks tight security for polls

Yobe: We’re running out of excuses, says Tambuwal

Businesswoman in the dock over alleged N1.2m goods theft

N15bn fraud: Ex-Gulf Bank MD’s trial begins March 14

NIMC registers 100,000 Nigerians weekly – Director

Singapore, Malaysia hit by extreme dry weather

Trader, 25, allegedly bolts with 46 vehicle batteries

2015: German envoy advocates transparent electoral process

UN condemns Yobe students’ killings

Egypt sentences 26 to death over Suez terror plot

Cleaner accused of theft gets N1m bail

Ukraine disbands elite Berkut anti-riot police

Thee killed, five injured in foiled robbery in Kenya

Five illegal miners found dead in South Africa

Bauchi to boost science, tech education

Kwara to disburse N214m agric loan to farmers

Confab: Ekiti releases list of delegates

Small business operators go for solar inverters at Kaduna Trade Fair

Jealous husband stabbed adulterous wife while she slept

DPR assures availability of petroleum products

Yobe killings: FG to tighten security at federal colleges

Two missing, Seven injured in India submarine accident

US expels three Venezuelan diplomats

Zambia court acquits top gay rights activist

US planning full Afghan pullout, Obama tells Karzai

US 9/11: Police, firefighters indicted in multimillion-dollar scam

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Mourinho’s comment on Samuel Eto’o sparks anger

30 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes

New Audi TT for Geneva Auto Show

Borno and changing dynamics of Boko Haram

The rape dilemma

Re: NNPC, the plundering of Nigeria

Court jails fraudsters 10 years for duping blind teacher

Repair Surulere roads

Touts at Ibadan Passport Office

Nigeria’s looting cabal

Save us from IKEDC

FRCN report on CBN

Jonathan’s media chat

Still on Sanusi’s suspension

Court acquits Zambian gay rights activist

Russian police arrest protesters

Terror cops nab ex-Guantanamo detainee

Phone call to my son fabricated –Turkish PM

Egypt’s president asks minister to form new govt

Drumbeats as Rotary Ajuwon inducts new board members

Jide Chord Swaggers in two new releases

More Nigerian artistes quit their record labels

Sultan, Ego join Bobo for school music competition

FEPACI: Control of film union tears veterans apart

The real world is not an exam

Journalist needs N1.2m for wife’s treatment

Health workers threaten to resume suspended strike

Self medication breeds drug-resistant malaria, doctors warn

US stocks rises as retail stocks rally

Market recovery continues, index rises by 1.17%

European basic resource shares slip

IOSCO wants stronger regulation in emerging markets

NASRDA, UK agency to collaborate on satellite development

Downstream operators invested N70bn in two years – PPPRA

Power distribution firms owe govt – NERC

Queues return as fuel supply shortage persists

Communication Technology ministry’s capital projects poorly funded – Senate

Nigeria spends N125bn annually on fish importation – FG

Gale of sackings and Jonathan’s 2015 permutations

Jonathan, Sanusi and Bankole

Police arrest four for raping pupil

Suspected cultists stab DSTV engineer to death

Enugu command rescues ESUT students from kidnappers

‘Jonathan’s cousin abducted before meeting on land dispute’

A’Ibom police nab prophetess for operating baby factory

Jilted lover forces girlfriend to drink acid

Ejigbo torture: Police parade 12 suspects

B’Haram: Fleeing Nigerians live under trees in Niger

Boko Haram kills 43 schoolchildren

‘Security, a collective responsibility’

OOU medical students protest alleged fee extortion

Butchers to wear uniform in Lagos

Court remands two in prison for robbery

Businessman demands $10m from Ghana

Five crushed to death in Lagos

Reps query Wike over N1bn budget for travels

Poor police budget threatens 2015 polls – Senate

Man sentenced to six months in jail for stealing phone

Wike, NUT, COEASU condemn Yobe killings

Amaechi asks Jonathan to tackle oil theft

CBN gov challenges suspension in court

Fight corruption not Sanusi, NLC tells FG

Anambra tribunal clears Obiano

Commissioner blasts Etok over comments on Akpabio

Maku, Adamu disagree over Sanusi’s suspension

NNPC denies loss of $6.8bn oil proceeds

Police arraign two labourers for theft

Protesters storm Osun INEC office

Two in the dock for sexually harassing girl

Cancer kills Ondo Speaker at 61

2015: S’South PDP tells Jonathan to declare ambition

Corruption: FG to strengthen AGF office

‘Sanusi not a hero’

2015: Germany expects credible election, says envoy

Ekiti PDP ticket race begins, Adeyeye picks form

Shettima: APC slams Jonathan over ‘angry’ reaction

N6m scam: Court remands estate developer pending bail

TUC, NLC serve strike notice in Kwara

Three Australian auto giants plan shutdown

Ogun GTBank Principal’s Cup begins

Oil workers kick against new payroll system

‘Chelsea better than Galatasaray’

A urine sample to detect cancer?

Ecobank’s biggest shareholder expresses reservations about CEO

Oil theft and theft of oil money

Osun partners FRSC in defensive driving

Jonathan’s listless response to disasters

Japan’s Line denies plan to sell stake to SoftBank

Finding a job using Twitter

Kompany targets trophy

NASCOM boss for Gem school inter-house sports

Airlines decry price of aviation fuel, multiple charges

Headache in children

5,000 youths undergo skills development in Kogi

Sanusi sues Jonathan, challenges suspension

Court jails fraudster 10 years for duping blind teacher

S’East govs end meeting without communiqué

Tackle oil theft, corruption, Amaechi tells FG

Jonathan, Amaechi’s feud tears UNIPORT alumni apart

Jonathan condemns killing of Yobe students

Reps query N1bn vote for travelling in education ministry

German envoy advocates credible polls in 2015

Nigeria spends N125bn on fish import annually –FG

Anambra tribunal clears Obiano of multiple registration

Lack of funds to police threatens 2015 elections -Senate

Businessman demands $10m from Ghana for son’s death

Police arrest four for raping Kogi SSS student

Police rescue Enugu varsity students from kidnappers’ den

Planned strike by aviation workers put on hold -Official

230,000 children died in 2012 during childbirth -Report

FG to assist Sierra Leone in traffic management

Nine die in Afghan suicide bomb attack

Court remands five in prison over alleged robbery

Ejigbo torture: Police arrest 12, declare four others wanted

Driving licence: FRSC lays fibre optic cables

Osun LP gets new executive

Council poll: PDP, APGA youths clash in Plateau

I wept over massacre of Yobe pupils -Atiku

Strike: FG, COEASU talks end in a deadlock

Oyo politicians sponsoring NURTW to cause trouble -Ajimobi

FG to strengthen auditor-general’s office for anti-graft war

Zamfara donates N20m attack victims

Jonathan’s attack on Shettima unpresidential, petty -APC

Man, 20, in court for assaulting security guard

EU to assist crisis-hit Ukraine

B’Haram members attack Yobe school, kill 43

Ethiopia, Sudan seek dialogue with Egypt over Nile dam

Police arraign labourer over alleged burglary

NCC vows to rid Nigeria of fake cell phones

Pistorius trial will be partly televised -Judge

Indian neurosurgeon arrested for operating illegally in Abuja

Trader bags three years imprisonment for drugs

Ondo Assembly speaker, Adesina, dies

Court remands three polytechnic students for cultism

CAN cautions politicians against violence

Zamfara donates N20m to victims of attack

Ondo speaker, Samuel Adesina, dies

Woman bags three years in prison for drug trafficking

Borno SURE-P engages 4,000 in community service

Egypt minister Mahlab ‘asked to form new government’

US presses Iraq on Iran arms deal

Large turnout in Plateau council polls

Ukraine: Russia opposes presidential elections

1,000 Gombe farmers get subsidised land from firm

Man, 33, sentenced to five years imprisonment for rape

Jigawa spends N371m on vehicles for council chairmen

Man, 25, kills 56-year-old father in Sokoto

Nigeria re-elected chair UN peacekeeping operations panel

Police to conduct psychiatric evaluation on alleged killer

Ukraine to form unity govt

David Oyelowo, one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents

Sokoto to distribute N2bn loan to cassava farmers

Hollywood ‘exile’ for black actors worries Britain

FCTA recapitalises Abuja Central Medical Store

Cuban cigar sales jump 8% in 2013 -Report

Ukraine crisis: Russia steps up Ukraine rhetoric

Ghostbusters star, Ramis, dies aged 69

Zambian tribunal probing ex-minister begins sitting

Monday, February 24, 2014

Israeli warplanes strike eastern Lebanon

Overhaul of Vatican finances begins

No plan to send military administrator to Borno -Jonathan

NSE to introduce new trade alert system

Anichebe can cause havoc –Brunt

Soldier seeks N100m from Army, alleges victimisation

Boko Haram’s source of arms

Centenary honours’ list

Ogun homeowners’ charter

Stanbic’s deduction

Attention IKEDC

Sanusi’s suspension

Where’s Nigeria headed?

Top Pakistan Taliban commander dies in ambush

Priest admits sexually abusing children

Egypt’s cabinet resigns amid strikes

Pentagon unveils plans to downsize US Army

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa community leader

Police arrest dog breeder over two deaths

Italian marines row: India drops anti-piracy charge

Fukushima residents return to nuclear disaster zone

Family alleges cover up of soldier’s death

Italian PM vows radical change

Court jails anti-Putin protesters

Venezuelans stop traffic in anti-government protests

Russia steps up campaign against Ukraine

Ugandan President signs anti-gay bill

US to seek extradition of Mexican drug baron

Suicide bomb attack kills Syrian rebel leader

Israel police kill US murder suspect in prison

Islanders vow to win DStv Basketball League

LMC, club owners meet over kick-off

NUGA: Poor facilities hamper performance – Onagoruwa

STEE High School inter-house

Lagos Polo: Fifth Chukker, Lagos Unity win trophies

Ali’s first title gloves sold

Mourinho rules out Ibra, Cavani

Mikel boost for Chelsea against Galatasaray

‘With good music, Nigerians can change their situation’

Ifowodo leads writing workshop for youths in Delta

Zimbabwean writer wins maiden Etisalat literature prize

Inside National Library of shame

Ijegun-Imore: Residents still haunted by petrol spill

I’ll drive myself to prison – Sanusi

Sanctions won’t resolve poor quality services – Telecoms operators

FG inaugurates N24bn groundnut value chain

Probe will determine petroleum products’ subsidy fate – Senator

FG, German Development Bank establish $100m agric fund

BPE sets up transition committees for Afam, Kaduna

FIRS may probe tax evasion report at CBN

Power distribution firms lack funds – NERC

Sanusi’s suspension stalls CBN’s budget defence

Sanusi is still CBN governor –Jonathan

Presidency plotting to impeach Nasarawa gov –NGF

Police to probe death of three cops

‘Babatunde decided to refund money to save job’

Sergeant gets death sentence for murder

Ex-convicts in police net for burglary

Hoodlums clash, paralyse business activities in Ilorin

Runaway bride: Parents withdraw suit against aunt

Gunmen kidnap Jonathan’s adopted father in Bayelsa

‘126,000 to benefit from SURE-P’

Plateau holds council election today

Don’t remove Borno gov, APC warns Jonathan

Balat for burial Wednesday

Again, PDP suit against defected govs suffers setback

Amaechi absent as Bonny leaders visit Jonathan

INEC’ll protect corps members in 2015 —Jega

CLO faults closure of Bayelsa NUJ secretariat

Rivers 2015: Kalabari reject zoning

APC govs vow to tackle unemployment

Some don’t see anything good in Jonathan —Anenih

40 B’Haram members convicted, says AGF

‘We are marginalised’

FG may extend IG’s tenure

Odi asks court to summon Sanusi over compensation

Southern leaders to seek more powers for states

Fresh protest greets alleged missing $20bn oil revenue

LASU beefs up security as students resume

LASU final year students resume

Nigeria win two bronze in shooting event

Confab: Lagos wants new revenue formula

Oyo, UI to collaborate in science, tech

We are ready for Chelsea – Sneijder

N450m fraud: EFCC arraigns banker for negligence

The archaeology of the stars

Customs, police gun duel

Broadband: 2.3GHz auction raises industry’s hope

Bank stocks dominate gainers as equities halt slide

Varsity plans to use forest resources for drug manufacturing

Champions League: Olympiakos coach warns United

Liverpool resilience thrills Rodgers

Don cautions academics against plagiarism

UK will particiapte in Nigeria Centenary celebration -Envoy

Sambo’s aide, Balat, for burial on Wednesday

Soldier seeks N100m damages over detention, alleges victimisation

N100 bribe: Court sentences policeman to death

Nigeria can’t be among top economies in 2020 -Don

Why we closed Nigeria’s border with Cameroun -DHQ

Odi asks court to summon Sanusi over N39.7bn compensation

Balat for burial tomorrow

Gunmen kidnap Jonathan’s cousin in Bayelsa

PDP suit against defected govs suffers another setback

Police threaten to impound vehicles with tinted glass

2015: INEC pledges adequate security for NYSC members, others

Jonathan congratulates Shagari at 89

Sanusi’s suspension stalls CBN’s budget defence

APC govs urge private sector to tackle unemployment

HIV/AIDS: Experts meet to curb new babies infection

CAF picks Kenya to host 2018 CHAN

Maiduguri varsity promises best NUGA in 2016

Hoodlums on the rampage, ground Ilorin

Some Nigerians don’t see anything good in Jonathan -Anenih

Navy laments erosion in Calabar barracks

Judge’s absence stalls hearing in suit against five defecting govs

FG inaugurates N24bn Groundnut Value Chain

Court orders man’s death by hanging in Ekiti

Student arraigned for ordering Hennessy, Moet without money

FG still open to talks with B’Haram –Jonathan

40 Boko Haram members convicted -Adoke

Police arraign man, 20, for criminal breach of trust

APC warns against plot to remove Borno gov

LASU final year students resume amid tight security

Probe’ll determine fate of kerosene subsidy, says Sen. Ugbuoji

INEC cautions politicians against early campaign

AFAN urges Kebbi farmers to update membership

Osun reopens high school

Four in the dock over alleged theft

Court grants bail to medical doctor charged with cheating

NDE trains 600 Borno youths on skill acquisition

Edo moves against ghost workers in public schools

Herdsmen attack: Suswam warns residents against false alarm

EFCC re-arraigns three pastors over alleged N7.9m fraud

Two jailed for extorting money from motorists

Court orders police to probe Sen. Aliyu’s alleged ill health

Plateau election: Police warn public about restriction order

World’s oldest Holocaust survivor dies in UK

Man, 35, held in prison over alleged rape

Tutu equates gay discrimination to apartheid

Taraba APC rejects Takum bye-election result

Kebbi LG earmarks N45.6m for poverty reduction

DESOPADEC to sponsor scrabble for physically challenged

Hi-tech waste bin’ll revolutionalise waste management -NOA

Egypt’s army backed government resigns

Borno students advocate new strategies to tackle terrorism

Algeria’s President Bouteflika seeks re-election

Ukraine issues arrest warrant for ex-leader, Yanukovych

Inflation rate stands at 8.0% in January, says NBS

Nokia announces the X and X+, its first Android phones

BBM headed to Lumia devices – Nokia

Hong Kong journalists protest media censorship

Four killed in Thailand protesters’ attack

Indonesian elephants found dead, poisoning suspected

Israeli police kill US prisoner, Sheinbein


Morsi accused of leaking state secrets

Russia recalls Ukraine ambassador

CNN to end ‘Piers Morgan Live’

Ugandan President to sign anti-gay bill

Sunday, February 23, 2014

‘B’ Haram, no big deal’

CBN: Senate to screen Emefiele in March

‘NNPC/NPDC can transfer mining leases’

Don’t politicise nominations to national conference —Methodist Church

AA wants Electoral Act violators punished

Oil wells: Rivers community petitions Jonathan

B’Haram: ‘Deploy more soldiers in N’East’

Don’t stop our rallies, APC tells INEC

Our unity must be negotiated –Opadokun, Edebiri

Adoke has breached civil service rules —Oyinlola

Our members won’t return to PDP, says APC

US condemns B’Haram attacks

‘Avert parallel conference’

Jonathan to attend churches outside Aso Rock

Tambuwal visits Obasanjo, faults Sanusi’s suspension

Jonathan surrounded by incompetent people –Sanusi

Abuja-Kaduna rail line to be completed December – FG

Budget: NIMASA to spend N86bn on salaries, stationery

UAC Soccer La1/2 Lines starts

Norwich send Spurs crashing

Ecobank to boost power sector with $25bn

COREN, ICPC unite against quack engineers

Soothe your sore throat

Falana urges Fashola to reduce LASU fees

Yobo shines, Oboabona scores second own goal

Trader in court for stabbing brother-in-law to death

Massacre in the North

Rooney deserves deal – Evra

Nigeria, EU seal N6bn sustainable energy deal

No tears for Sanusi

FHA to commence work on Abuja New Town

Microsoft to cut Windows price by 70%

Will more and efficient refineries reduce fuel prices?

Kwara to establish agriculture laboratory

I have never thought of defecting to APC – Tambuwal

Nurses reschedule strike for next week

Sanusi’s suspension will have negative consequences, says Bakare

PDP condemns ‘attempt to politicise Sanusi’s suspension’

National Health Bill ‘ll end rivalry among professionals -Health coalition

Nigeria shall overcome its challenges, says Jonathan

Osun, IFAD to empower 100 entrepreneurs

Nicki Minaj sued for $30m over wigs

NSCDC intercepts 15,300 litres of petrol

Presidential media chat holds on Monday

No stolen artefacts from Nigeria in 25 years -Official

Asaba residents lament impact of power failure

Ukraine: Turchynov named interim president

Edo strategises to access N220bn SMEs funds

Plateau attacks: FG must change tactics, says Sen. Pwajok

Tsokwa wins bye-election in Taraba

Last member of Sound of Music family, Trapp, dies

Afghan soldiers die as Taliban attack Kunar checkpoint

WhatsApp has outage after Facebook buyout

UN unanimously adopts Syria aid resolution

Police fire tear gas at Istanbul protesters

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Umeh shunned moves to unite APGA — Okwu

Uti and I are in love – Saeon

I still can’t believe I’m an Olympic gold medalist — Lawal

Bale strike sends Madrid top of La Liga

Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games begin

Venus Williams wins Dubai tourney


Terry keeps Chelsea top

Irabor, isn’t it still business as usual?

Torino plot Juve derby upset

Oyo, Delta win Ochei wheelchair basketball tourney

Can Stores bring back lost glory?

Lagos banker dies in police custody

Jonathan issues ultimatum to PDP defectors

Groups propose life ban for electoral offenders

Army better equipped than Boko Haram —Ex-SSS director

I won’t stop fighting for Rivers — Amaechi

Declare your assets, groups tell sacked ministers

INEC renews call for electoral offences commission

Alade addresses staff

CBN gov: Saraki slams Jonathan

Count on corals

Traditional birth risky for women — Akinola

2015: NDLEA targets VIPs, private jet owners

Furo Hart ages gracefully

Mama Morufa as metaphor

Corruption and press freedom

Ogbeni Femi in love with Sarah Kay

My ‘can do’ attitude made me succeed – Subomi Balogun

My style is decent – Omolewa Ahmed

Linda Priddy resurfaces

Sanusi may be prosecuted —Presidency

I’m not crazy about foreign fashion — Aminat Ibrahim

Confab should provide for secession — Ex-Ohaneze president

Gov Shettima, Boko Haram and the grammar of war

Obama meets with Dalai Lama

Early years of my marriage were tough —Lancelot Imasuen

Omome Oloyede is married

Sanusi’s removal: Lessons and import

I’ll not borrow as Ekiti gov -Olubolade

Rooney and RVP strikes secure three points for United

World’s most wanted drug lord arrested

Pope Francis appoints 19 new cardinals

EPL: Chelsea sink Everton with late winner

Communities donate 1,500 hectares of land for Abia airport

Mexico to overtake Japan in auto export rankings

Gbagbo’s party urges Ivorians to pray for Ouattara’s quick recovery

Obama’s meeting with Dalai Lama irks China

LG arrests 20 for violating sanitation law in Badagry

Osun plans house-to-house infant immunisation

Italy to swear in new Prime Minister, Renzi

Komla Dumor: Ghana funeral begins for BBC presenter

Teacher, 50, in the dock for vandalism

US state, Arizona, passes anti-gay bill

Pope to appoint new cardinals in Rome

Friday, February 21, 2014

Al-Qaeda tries to recruit Americans in Syria – US

Beyond the ‘valentine’s day’…

Undergraduates make fortune scavenging in Lagos waste dump

I can’t rejoice over judgement – Victim’s father

TASUED VC, activists hail judgement

Wife killer, Arowolo, gets death sentence

UNILAG hostel foundation laying ceremony turns political

Decomposed corpse of ex-Super Eagle’s father found

Fleeing rapist kills pastor’s wife

Kogi: Supreme Court upholds Wada’s election

Kerosene: Marketers seek deregulation, deny bribing NNPC


How Jonathan secured PDP governors’ support

Court bars SSS, AGF, others from arresting Sanusi

Food company workers protest over sack

N319m land compensation threatens centenary city project

Boko Haram scare forces travellers off highway

I never dreamt of becoming a coach – Maureen Mmadu

Rory, Rose out of Match Play

NUGA medallists complain

FG’ll arrest Amaechi after Jonathan’s victory –Wike

Jonathan appoints new Executive Secretary for PPPRA

It’s courtesy to tell your guests to ‘save the date’

Woman kills brother in tussle over bucket

I dance to fend for my family –Jay Kolo

Student bags jail term for stealing phone

The military almost killed me when I was NBA president –Priscilla Kuye

Peltz revives campaign to split up PepsiCo

Police arraign man, 37, over possession of stolen car

10,000-litre fuel lands driver in prison

My generation not worried about Woods – Scott

Court discharges woman who allegedly assaulted police officer

My first… Munachi Abii

Awkward moment with Ken Jewel Okafor

B’Haram: Outdated weapons hinder military operations

Neimeth Pharmaceuticals records N182m profit

National conference not remedy for Nigeria’s socio-economic problems –Prof Atsenuwa

Defected Reps are illegal National Assembly members –PDP

Mr. Raw’s Typical Day

Sanusi’s suspension: Equities value falls by N353bn

Thank God for the media

Bugatti suspends introducing new model

Travel tips to Russia

World Cup: NFF, bad press stopped Nigerian refs – Ex-FIFA ref

Police arraign four men over theft of N141,000

FG won’t ban importation of Tokunbo vehicles –Aganga

Fortis MfB gets €5m credit facility from FMO

Basketmouth breaks continental record with Opel Insignia

How to avoid and handle sexual excuses

Suswam accuses militias of invading Benue, dispossessing farmers

Court restrains IGP, SSS from arresting Sanusi

NUGA: OAU, UNICAL in soccer final showdown

Uganda’s Museveni seeks US help on homosexuality

Plateau declares public holiday for LG polls

Sudan court convicts Ethiopian woman over ‘gang-rape’

Violence: Soldiers, Police take over Onitsha motor park

UNICEF launches record $2.2bn crisis appeal

Gunmen abduct EFCC suspect in Lagos court

FG won’t ban tokunboh cars -Aganga

Sanusi in Lagos Federal High Court to challenge suspension

UNICEF donates N27m to 108 school committees in Bauchi

Police uncover body of ex-Super Eagles player’s father in Anambra

NDLEA arrests drug suspect with 2.9kg of cannabis in Gombe

N319m compensation threatens centenary city project

Syria frees 38 male Homs evacuees

Two traders in the dock for stealing N3.5m clothing materials

Police recover decomposed body of kidnapped octogenarian

Centenary city: FG compensates host community with N319m

Gunmen attack Somali presidential palace

Somalia in need immediate humanitarian support -UN

Gang rape: police arrests three suspects in Kwara

Trader in the dock for stealing N1.3m car

Defected Reps in National Assembly illegally -PDP

Jos High Court dismisses APC’s bid to stop Plateau LG polls

Man in the dock for theft

Kebbi earmarks N400m to train 125 youths in UK

Salesman in the dock for allegedly unfaithfulness

Security guard in the dock over alleged theft of goods worth N27.5m

Farmer, 19, bags six years imprisonment for theft

One dead, three injured in Lagos auto crash

Sokoto to spend N120m on 300 tricycles for unemployed youths

Man, 36, sentenced to one-month imprisonment for stealing N17,000

Court sentences Arowolo, banker-wife killer to death

Philippine armed group releases filmmakers

Ukraine crisis: Yanukovych agrees to hold early presidential election

Bauchi to partner S’Africa on tourism

Wada wins at Supreme Court

US Shooting leaves two men dead

Three Nigerians make finalists list in Google’s ‘Africa Connected’ competition

AU calls for policy shift in governance

E’African leaders inaugurate single tourist visa

Mugabe turns 90, says not yet to retire

Ban Ki-moon advocates 3,000 more troops for CAR

Three injured as Taliban militants attack Afghan police hq

Ozil apologises to Arsenal fans after penalty miss

Ukraine crisis: Yanukovych announces ‘peace deal’

11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia

Venezuela threatens to expel CNN over protest coverage

Sokoto partners two Sudanese universities on education

Emir appeals to FG on Boko Haram

EU imposes Ukraine sanctions after deadly clashes

Thursday, February 20, 2014

NAFDAC to prosecute unregistered producers of foods, drugs in Osun

Service chiefs visit units in Borno, Yobe, Admawa

Google unveils smartphone with 3D sensors

Four suspected pipeline vandals get N2m bail

One dies in Onitsha motor park clash

Sanusi’s suspension: Banking stocks lead equities’ fall

UBA Capital promises transparency

UK jails sex attack gang

Police charge football coach with murder

Ukraine protest: 70 die as mob abducts policemen

Al-Jazeera journalists deny charges

Gaddafi’s rape victims to be compensated

Housing starts at six-year high, but completions fall

EE losses shrink as costs savings hit £457m

Federal Reserve commits to stimulus slowdown in minutes

Japan monthly trade gap doubles to new record

Eurozone business growth slowed in February — PMI

CRR increase will compound real sector’s problems – Stakeholders

80% of registered companies not filing returns – CAC

‘N52bn investment’ll boost Guinness revenue, profit’

NPA introduces e-payment at seaports

Stakeholders seek end to cargo mishandling

Nigeria, Lithuania trade relations improving – Ibru

Hyundai to assemble commercial vehicles in Nigeria

15 millionaires to emerge in Nutricima promo

FG’s abandoned tractors

Attention, CCECC

Emerging two-party system

Boko Haram insurgency

Jonathan and South-West

Cause of fuel scarcity

Ochei Wheelchair Basketball: Lagos, Delta in semi-finals

NUGA: LAUTECH, OAU players fight

UNIPORT wins women’s 10,000m

Eto’o’s revival delights Cameroon coach

Dike undergoes surgery

It was penalty —Robben

CBN revokes licences of 83 microfinance banks

Standard Chartered invests $2.1bn in Nigeria

Minister inaugurates committee for economic summit

‘Private sector should fight corruption’

Elebute’s new books raise questions about leadership, history

Broadcasters should always renew their talents – Baba Alayo

Denziot Productions to distribute ‘One Door Closes’

‘Nigeria is new Dubai’

We are boosting film experience with digital cinemas —Mkparu

La Campagne goes to Cote d’Ivoire

Fashola faults FG on Sanusi’s suspension

Senator advocates community policing

B’Haram: Security expert canvasses death sentence

Man ingests 63 wraps of cocaine

Don’t destroy national institutions, APC warns President

SERAP, Aturu, others condemn Jonathan’s action

Reps clash over CBN gov’s suspension

The FRCN’s report on Sanusi

Senate faults NNPC on kerosene subsidy

‘Nigeria can survive without oil’

We counted 98 corpses in Bama – Civilian JTF

13 killed in fresh Jos attack

Ogun to extend deadline for property owners

Sanusi: ‘Don’t screen Jonathan’s nominee’

‘NUC’s accreditation procedure is fraudulent’

Borno: Reps ask Jonathan, Mark to visit troops

NNPC can spend part of oil revenue – AGF

Emefiele, CBN’s next helmsman

Sanusi, an activist as CBN governor

Sanusi to Jonathan: You can’t suspend the truth

The caring Baron Adebowale

Gas price increase won’t affect power tariff —Wonodi

Businessman in the dock over N1.15m fraud

Start and end your day with fruits

Prevent yourself from dog bite

Tricks for better fruit salads

Avoid caffeine and alcohol

Knocks, kudos for FG over Sanusi’s suspension

10 growth tips for your e-commerce store

Salesman in the dock over alleged N3m theft

Jonathan suspends Sanusi as CBN’s gov

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19bn

Marriage not my priority for now –Mbong Amata

Unemployed man in court for allegedly stealing in church

Business centre operator arraigned for stealing students’ school fees

New pop diva has a message for parents

Road construction: Pupils still learning under a shed

Assembly to probe alleged abuse of teacher

Seven men in the dock over alleged pipeline vandalism

Amosun seeks govt, private sector collaboration

Foundation presents items to Osun pupils

Nigeria, Germany to contest debate hosting rights

Methodists’ old students seek N25m to revive school

Man remanded over alleged murder of son

Bank chief tasks pupils on positive vision

Pupils, teachers need more attention – Stakeholders

Groups underscore importance of sex education

Jigawa SUBEB suspends payment of teachers’ salaries

Why your business may collapse

Creating simple relationships through customer experience

Six tips for good time management

Sanusi’s suspension won’t affect economy – FG

Jonathan meets NNPC chiefs over missing funds

Fuel shortage will get worse – Marketers

Ibadan Disco to stop estimated billing

Government and abandoned projects

FG targets 460,000 jobs through employment project

Tackling rape epidemic in Nigeria

Market: Tinubu’s daughter denies demanding APC cards, money

Vidic 90 percent Inter

Sound diplomacy shouldn’t cost this much

Scoring, problem of Insurance, says Eguavoen

Fire guts AIT office in Bayelsa

Panic as 72-year-old diabetic patient goes missing

Mandarin: Nigeria’s new mother tongue?

Bosso to earn N5m in bonus

Sex worker remanded in jail for stealing customer’s iPhone

N’Assembly amending INEC law to curb electoral fraud

Four suspected pipeline vandals get N2m bail each

FG targets 460,000 jobs through growth employment project

CBN revokes operating licenses of 83 MFBs

200 youths get N2m interest-free loans in Katsina

$20bn:NNPC empowered to deduct operation cost, says Adoke

Rivers Assembly probes school, teachers face-off

Benue killings: Force FG to intervene, Suswam begs PDP

Teenager arraigned for stealing 25 cartons of Alomo Bitters

Gunmen kill 13 villagers in fresh Plateau attack

Jonathan names new PPRA boss, summons NNPC chiefs

Senate blasts NNPC for paying subsidy on kerosene

Borno: Reps ask Jonathan, Mark, Tambuwal to visit troops

Jonathan didn’t shun Olubadan, says Presidency

Pakistan halts talks with Taliban

Reps to probe alleged corruption in varsity accreditation process

20,000 jostle for employment forms in Ebonyi

UN warns of ‘grave’ food shortage in Somalia

Libyans vote to elect constitution panel

Fayemi warns against threat by external forces

Jonathan regrets influx of foreign herbal products

Fuel scarcity to worsen in coming weeks – Oil marketers

Iraq offers $17,200 reward for killing jihadists

One dies, many injured in Onitsha motor park clash

Inter Milan to sign Manchester United’s Vidic

Labour threatens strike in Kwara

Security: Police deploy sniffer dogs to six airports

Mechanic in the dock for stealing tricycle

Truck driver charged with manslaughter

Man, 18, arraigned over alleged N70,000 theft

PDP, APC Reps in war of words over Sanusi’s suspension

Uk gang jailed for sex attacks on girls

I won gov poll because of Obi’s performance -Obiano

I’ll challenge my removal in court – Sanusi

Sokoto to set up sugar refining firm

Hide dealer in court, charged for cheating

Sanusi: He who hires can suspend, says Presidency

Nigeria’s driving licence acceptable in Europe, US -FRSC

Outage: Lagos judges use torchlights in court

Ahmed swears in new commissioners

$1.69m fraud: Power outage stalls hearing of Ajudua’s bail application

NDLEA arrests man with drugs at MMIA

Thai prime minister denies corruption charge

Banky W, others nominated for World Music Awards

Kano approves N259m for foreign scholarships

Egypt helicopter raids kill militants

4,000 Kebbi students benefit from free UTME forms

Man, 27, arraigned for attempted bank robbery

Three teenagers arraigned for attempted rape

Man in the dock for N2m bank fraud

N125bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Atuche, Ojo before fourth judge

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion

Tax: Lagos internal revenue service seals nine firms

Jonathan nominates Emefiele as CBN gov

18,000 South Sudanese flee into Kenya -UNHCR

Pakistan bombs militant hideouts

Violence halts EU envoys meeting in Ukraine

Abia pipeline vandals adopt new method -NSCDC

UN to send more peacekeepers to Congo mining province

Court remands Man for damaging property worth N156,000

Confab: Don’t mix conference with politics, Utomi urges delegates

Gandhi murder: India court suspends plotters’ release

Ukraine truce collapses, protesters back to independence square

UNAIDS alarmed at looming CAR humanitarian tragedy

Australian evangelist faces jail in N’Korea

Five Nigerians among hijacked Ethiopian Airlines plane passengers

NEMA dismisses report of burst pipeline in Lagos community

South Africa rocked by xenophobic violence

UN chief urges immediate end to Ukraine violence

Libya to compensate women raped during 2011 uprising

Al-Jazeera journalists to go on trial in Egypt

Jonathan suspends Sanusi as CBN gov

Colombia dismisses army chief over scandal

Syrian rebels split over FSA leader’s sacking

Gunfire erupts as Muslims flee CAR capital

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Facebook to buy messaging network WhatsApp

South Koreans head North for family reunions

Ukraine crisis: President and opposition agree truce

Reduce your risk of prostate cancer

The secret of good governance

Most people make memories by 25

Symptoms of eye problems

Benefits of carrots

Rejection by hospitals compo unds agony of gunshot victims

Stop Tinubu’s daughter’s directive

Attention, IKEDC

Jonathan and South-West

Ogun’s malaria prevention initiative

Let’s support our leaders

Permanent voter card’ll be used in 2015 –INEC

APC condemns B’Haram killings

Ibadan chiefs fault Jonathan’s failure to visit Olubadan

Insecurity: Ahmed seeks regional cooperation

Ekiti LG poll’ll hold this year –Fayemi

IG’s wife urges support for slain policemen’s widows

Alleged wife killer to know fate on Friday

Shettima visits Jonathan, blasts Okupe

47 killed as B’Haram attacks Bama again

PDP blasts APC for hiring Obama’s ex-consultant

Mimiko hails Arogbofa’s appointment

28 heads of government for Nigeria’s centenary celebration

Nurses may begin nationwide strike on Feb. 23

‘Why APC states’ll attend national conference’

Senate passes National Health Bill

Senate begins debate on kerosene subsidy today

Court stops execution of murder convict

Oputa suffers stroke, to be flown abroad

EFCC loses N7.4m suit against varsity don

Oyo LP rejects APC members

National Conference: Yoruba obas want more representation

Court annuls appointment of Rivers acting CJ

Respondent’s absence stalls hearing in Rivers PDP suit

National Conference: We are ready, Northern govs say

Police arraign meat seller, pupil for stealing dogs

Police arrest 13 robbery suspects, recover guns

N543bn kerosene subsidy claims not yet verified – PPPRA

Budget: FG releases N200bn for capital projects

Budget Office paid unsolicited N791m into our account —NTI

DPR shuts filling stations over hoarding of petrol

Motorists decry gridlock on Lagos airport access route

Commotion in hospital over newborn’s missing placenta

Railway accuses official, nine others of stealing rails

Family panics over ex-banker’s one-year detention

Students find dead foetus in UNICAL female hostel

Revive your ailing business

How to monetise old share certificates

Management skills for successful business

Osun’s unstoppable educational policy

Arms proliferation ahead of 2015

Police arraign tailor for impersonating property caretaker

Kogi, opposition sing different tunes on Wada’s performance

Drinking in pregnancy may harm placenta — Study

Ukrainian protesters resume stand off

Singapore budget to tighten noose on the rich

CBN junior tennis tourney starts Feb. 24

NNPC blames kerosene scarcity on diversion, others

Spring eyes $3bn A320 order

‘I better pass my neighbour’ as a national syndrome

Households optimistic about finances in 2014 — Markit

Police arrest woman over daughter’s death

Abuja school where pit toilet is still in vogue

External reserves drop by $3.4bn in three months

Where are our air force men, helicopters?

Nollywood stars under fire over visit to Jonathan

NOA decries high moral decadence in varsities, polys

Cement quality not responsible for building collapse -SON

Ekiti monarch cautions politicians against violence

NDLEA warns transporters against conveying illicit drugs

EFCC arraigns former operative for forgery

Budget office lodged illegal N791m in our account -NTI

Rajiv Gandhi murder: Tamil Nadu to free plotters

Oyerinde murder: Reps urge IG to investigate DPO, others

Guardiola warns Bayern Munich’s rivals ahead of Arsenal test

We are ready for national conference – Northern states

We lack manpower to prosecute electoral offenders -INEC

Ahmed canvasses security cooperation among Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger

10 policemen head for Pakistan on counter-terrorism training

Olubadan’s chiefs fault Jonathan’s visit to Alaafin, caution Ajimobi

Police arrest 11 suspected robbers, kidnappers in Rivers

N543bn kerosene subsidy claims not yet verified -PPPRA

Anambra Tribunal dismisses Ngige’s motion for additional exhibits

EFCC loses another N7.4m suit against lecturer

ALGON holds emergency meeting over national confab

At last, Senate passes National Health Bill

ECOWAS stops execution of death row inmate, Maimuna

2015: PDP blasts APC for hiring Obama’s ex-consultant

Reps panel to meet stakeholders on rice transformation agenda

Reps urge CBN to monitor MSME fund implementation

Fuel scarcity: we are not on strike – PENGASSAN

Minister begs telecom firms to improve service quality

Egypt’s Mubarak in court, denies seizing public funds

NIC judgment: Nurses begin nationwide strike February 23

PDP tackles Obasanjo, Kuye’s factions over allegation against INEC

Obey court order on CJ’s appointment, NBA tells Amaechi

EU to sanction Ukraine over Kiev bloodshed

N48bn required to enrol 24 million pupils -NHIS

Our borders are too porous, immigration boss cries

NAPTIP convicts eight persons for human trafficking

ICCN launches Uniform Rules for banks in Lagos

Kebbi spends N300m on poverty alleviation

Agent in court for allegedly cheating accommodation seeker

EU condemns killings in northern Nigeria

NHIS needs N48bn to enroll pupils in schools -Official

UK to help fast track development of SMEs

CBN appeals to Nigerians to embrace cashless policy

LASG shuts six firms for N31.8m tax evasion

Why APC states are participating in national conference

NEMA to asses internally displaced persons in Gombe

Court sentences two labourers to four months in prison for theft

Court nullifies appointment of Rivers acting CJ

Nasarawa Police arrest seven suspected armed robbers

Anambra Assembly slams ‘pure’ water plants, crisis looms

Agency to spend N6bn on HIV/AIDS control in Taraba

Driver in the dock for alleged assault, unlawful damage

Bitflux wins broadband Internet frequency

Man, 25, jailed for stealing motorcycle

Two men charged with N57,000 kerosene theft

Don’t use force to settle disputes, UN urges Libyans

NCAA sanctions four airlines over abuse of passengers’ rights

Nasarawa hires consultancy firm to boost IGR

Two students jailed for removing hotelier’s tooth

Fuel scarcity: Kwara warns marketers against hoarding

ECOWAS to sign Abidjan/Lagos highway treaty at summit

Court acquits don of missappropriating $48,000

Police arraign three for alleged assault, armed robbery

Court discharges pastor for want of diligent prosecution

Farmers, others win prizes at Katsina livestock show

Three in the dock for stealing motor engine worth N1.5m

Al Qaeda-linked group claims Beirut bombings

Internet fraud: Court orders seizure of cars belonging to undergraduate

Divorcee seeks custody of five-year-old daughter

At least four killed in southern Beirut explosion

Jigawa to conduct survey of historical, tourists sites

Four men in the dock for alleged pipeline vandalism

FRSC issues 46,338 new number plates to Osun motorists

NMA calls on govts to ban smoking in public places

Edo NDE trains 134 people in modern agriculture

South Koreans gear up for family reunions

Briton, 56, fell for Nigerian, 28, got her heart broken

Man, 42, arraigned for alleged theft of 30 chickens

Jonathan decorated Grand Patron of Supporters’ Club

5,000 Ekiti council workers to write promotion exams

France, Germany to weigh Ukraine sanctions – ambassador

Media houses apply to broadcast Pistorius trial

Sambo describes Balat’s death as shocking

Man, 48, kills teenager in US

Gandhi murder: India to free plotters

Ukraine police crackdown turns deadly

Libyan militias tell parliament to quit

Top Chinese official, Wenlin, faces probe for indiscipline

US launches push to gain release of captured soldier

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Woman sentenced to life for killing friend, cutting baby from womb

Delayed Brazil stadium retains World Cup status

A’Ibom to experience uninterrupted power supply soon – Akpabio’s aide

Three troops killed, 14 captured in southern Yemen clashes

What is the value of a journalist?

Should couples hide their finances from each other? (2)

Iraq: 50 killed in car bomb blasts

Vienna hosts talks on long-term Iran nuclear deal

Italy recalls India envoy in marine murder row

Pharmacy agrees not to supply drug for execution

Pakistan’s Musharraf in court for treason

S’Africa: Police find two bodies in disused mine

Man arrested over Alps murders

Ukraine: Deadly clashes erupt in Kiev

One dies in Guinea protests

Zimbabwe arrests former US congressman

Venezuela protest leader surrenders

Putin’s foes denounce trial as political crackdown

Police raid Australian TV station over drug story

Rwanda genocide: German court jails ex-mayor

Police seize family dog after death of baby

Bangkok: Four die in anti-government protesters

S’Sudan ceasefire ends amid renewed clashes

Ogun C of O issuance

Helping Nigeria develop

Immigration officers’ indiscretion

Re: Appointing a new CBN Governor

Bank reopening

Unchecked massacre in the North

Aliyu on Boko Haram

Spotify to hire filings expert

NUGA 2014: Ebonyi beat hosts OAU

Oyatogun was a thoroughbred professional, says Fashina-Thomas …NFF mourns too

DStv basketball: Players threaten showdown

NBA All-Star MVP eyes playoffs

Seedorf hopes to exploit Atletico weakness

Gunners can pass Bayern test – Wenger

NUGA 2010: Federal outshine states varsities

United’s Mata hopeful

Lagos International Polo tournament begins

Quadri beats China’s Peng at ITTF tour

Ochei Wheelchair Basketball: Lagos, Imo in winning start

Dike injured, out

NFF shopping for tech assistant since 2013

Royal Arts Academy to premiere Apaye

Gambia woos Nigerian tourists

Unending thrills at MTN Val Party

Fans, sister fault Tonto Dikeh’s grass-to-grace story

Hurray! Pa Kasumu bounces back

Tourism: Mbanefo seeks partnership with immigration boss

Drums of unity at Samodun Festival

Researchers discover tool to predict depression

Nigeria loses N81bn yearly to medical tourism —Don

Lagoon Hospital boss seeks improved health care delivery

Unregistered products: FG to clamp down on media

Hospital to offer IVF subsidy for childless couples

Strokes: ‘Women suffer poorer life quality than men’

Tomori tasks FG on Lassa fever

The criminality in the Niger Delta (2)

Standard Chartered Bank rewards customers

Doctors, others to pay for negligence – NAICOM

Most microfinance banks are sound –CBN

World Customs Organisation, FG strategise on trade facilitation

FG plans social policy to reduce poverty, inequality

Africa must industrialise to succeed, says Jonathan

TCN gets N102bn to boost power transmission infrastructure

Reps query BoI over N300bn intervention fund

Senator justifies takeover of NNPC’s forensic audit

NCC moves operators from microwave frequency

CPC tackles Coca-Cola, NBC over product quality

Man sues IGP over son’s loss of limb

Tinubu’s daughter reopens market, demands APC cards

Foodstuff seller in court for raping nine-year-old girl

FRSC seizes 50 right-hand vehicles

Controversy surrounds demolitions in Lagos community

LASU students protest non-reversal of high tuition

Cultists kill Bowen student for rejecting sexual advances

N1tn spent illegally on kerosene subsidy –Tambuwal

B’Haram: Relocate army HQ to Borno, Reps tell FG

Queues resurface as petrol scarcity spreads

Jonathan, PDP govs strategise on rallies

‘Nollywood, only industry capable of redefining Nigeria’

Osun new education policy is unstoppable, says Aregbesola

B’Haram’s anti-aircraft training camp uncovered in Niger

Tambuwal, Kogi gov decry over-dependence on oil

LASU reopens Feb. 24, begins exams March 3

PDP, Mark want defected N’Assembly members’ suit dismissed

Wife seeks divorce over abandonment

Oduah hands over

B’Haram: US recommends N’Delta model for North

Nigerians must be united –Gowon

CJ frees 16 awaiting trial prisoners

A’Ibom protests exclusion from centenary celebration

Ogun PDP factions blast INEC for bias

Dickson canvasses support for Jonathan

APC hires Obama’s ex-consultant to boost electoral chances

Arogbofa takes over as President’s Chief of Staff

Isaiah Balat dies, Jonathan, Mark mourn

Senate confirms Obanikoro, Gusau, eight others as ministers

FCMB, TUC to provide houses for workers

Blazing trails in brain science

Turkey farming for high turnover

South African Tourism plans expansion

Credit Suisse asks employees to switch bonus scheme

BHP raises dividend after profit jumps 31%

Brent holds above $109

Nigerians tackle Atiku over claim on oil business

US stocks rise

Europe car sales grow 5th straight month

Driver charged with theft of his employer’s jeep

‘Missing’ genetic risk mystery explained?

ACEN targets local content development

Media Perspectives appoints new manager

NNEW wants more women at national confab

Autoreg initiator wants govt to patronise local firms

SAHCOL buys new equipment to boost activities

EFCC arraigns police officer, 14 others for oil theft

Rivers PDP splinter group protests, demand chairman’s removal

Without oil revenue, most states will collapse -Tambuwal

Jonathan mourns, Mark weeps over Balat’s death

Jonathan inaugurates Research, Innovation Council

Lawyers’ practising fee: Plaintiffs head for Supreme Court

FG to sanction media houses over unregistered products

Civilian presence hampering fight against Boko Haram -Presidency

NNPC blames kerosene scarcity on product diversion, others

I am still in PDP, Obasanjo insists

Nigeria will overcome Boko Haram – U.S

Man sues IGP over son’s loss of limb, demands N505m damages

Court annuls registration of N212bn London judgment against Akingbola

Borno killings: Reps ask Jonathan to relocate army headquarters to Maiduguri

Private investors generated 1,546MW electricity in 2013 – FG

South African President faces impeachment threat by MPs

UNILORIN expels three students for Internet fraud

NHRC, Maku, IGP seek stiffer laws against rape

PDP, Mark, Tambuwal want defected NASS members’ suit dismissed

Missing fund: Senator justifies N’Assembly takeover of forensic probe

Burundi President reshuffles cabinet

Canada pledges support towards 2014, 2015 polls

N1tr spent on kerosene subsidy without approval -Tambuwal

Power: TCN gets N102bn to boost transmission infrastructure

Reps call for increased security personnel in Borno communities

South Sudan rebel offensive threatens oilfields

Merkel opposes Swiss plans to limit foreign workers

NSE indices grow by 0.02%

Jonathan names Arogbofa new Chief of Staff

Sudan, Sokoto sign MoU on development

Driver arraigned for killing 60-year-old woman

FG plans national policy to reduce poverty, inequality

Oduah hands over secretly, shuts out journalists

Slow justice responsible for prison congestion -CG

Italy recalls ambassador to India after trial delay

Defected govs, others can return – PDP

IPMAN urges FG to fight pipeline vandalism

Plateau CP sets up new security committee

Benue wood carvers decry herdsmen attacks

Senate confirms 11 nominees as ministers

Obasanjo, JMK, OGD factions tackle INEC over Kashamu

Two policemen feared dead in clash with youths in Gombe

$1.5bn needed to meet 20,000MW target -Official

Plane carrying relief supplies crashes in South Sudan

Woman bags 18 months in prison for stealing necklace

Unilorin expels three for internet fraud

Student docked for stabbing neigbour with broken plate

Syrian family stabbed to death in Egypt

Thai police clash with protesters, leaving 3 dead

Seven miners killed in Ukraine blast

NSCDC seals 195 illegal private security firms

Ex-police officer arraigned for impersonation, forgery

Jonathan, PDP govs plan states’ rallies

Abia closes 30 illegal remedial centres

Morocco arrests 58 illegal Spain-bound African migrants

Measles outbreak kill six, infects 2,000 in Guinea

Gandhi’s killers: Indian Court changes death penalty to life in jail

Ugandan president to sign anti-gay bill

N274m theft: Trial of five ex-Lagos Trade Fair employees begin

Motorcyclist killed in Oyo petrol tanker crash

Five African countries form Sahel G5

Pakistan’s Musharraf in court for treason trial

Trader in court for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl

Superbrain of Africa

APC engages international experts to boost electoral fortunes

Iran nuclear talks to open in Vienna

Ekiti Committee on new LGs creation extends deadline

Ekiti new LGs creation Committee extends deadline

Seven dead in Ukraine coal mine blast

10 die, dozens injured in S’Korea building collapse

Pellegrini: Only one club in Manchester, City will attack Barcelona

10 killed in South Korea building collapse

One dead, dozens injured after Australian asylum center unrest

Monday, February 17, 2014

Baghdad Shia neighbourhood blasts kill 23, injure 50

Sochi activist arrested for pro-gay chant

Afghanistan to rewrite ‘anti-women’ law

Assigning a value to infinity

Conference should resolve our problems

Still on Aregbesola’s educational policy

Arresting defection malaise

FRSC officials on Lagos bridge

Plight of pensioners

FG, give us stable power

Man jumps into tiger enclosure at Chinese zoo

Zimmerman homeless, suffering from PTSD

Greek diplomats linked to anti-landmine charity fraud

Georgia jails former PM for corruption

Afghan peace team seeks Dubai meeting with Taliban

Free Syrian army replaces chief-of-staff

Italy’s president asks mayor to be next PM

Venezuelan demonstrators plan showdown

Corruption and the Fifth Estate

Gov Amaechi, Obasanjo and projects’ inauguration

That extra-budgetary spending

What is my degree worth?

The Nollywood mentality is harming Nigeria badly

PEN International’s $1,000 prize for young writers

Valentine: Writers in conversation on sex, morality

Kano fires Pillars management

2015: Kano’s unpredictable political climate

The defection drama in the Senate

Ondo police arrest robbery gang, recover pistol

Pupil, woman accused of adultery, released from prison

SARS operatives kill poly student

Homosexuality: Court remands 64-year-old, teenager

Lagos petitions IG over runaway bride’s aunt

Policeman in court for killing bike dealer

More children are being abused by parents – OPD

Ace sports broadcaster, Walter Oyatogun, dies

God’ll forgive me for robbery, fraud – Pastor

Borno massacre: Death toll now 146

B’Haram better armed than soldiers –Borno gov

‘Let’s fight rape’

NHIS boss warns employees against lateness

Senate plans bill on education standard

Ejiofor wins British Academy award

I was responsible for Amaechi’s 2007 woes – Obasanjo

Jonathan, PDP govs in closed-door meeting

Fire kills NTA worker, wife in Yola

US wants Nigeria to establish election offences tribunal

Reintegration: Army enlists ex-militants

Ige: Court adjourns Omisore’s suit against IG

Aviation ministry postpones Oduah’s handover

Reps summon Jega, others over N1bn ballot papers

IPMAN begs for regular kerosene supply

2020: FG targets 75% connection to national grid

Senate confirms takeover of NNPC’s forensic audit

FIRS introduces new tax regime

AMCON to pay N1.6tn interest on N4tn debt …warns against future banking crisis

Accused ex-banker absent from N5bn pension fraud trial

Women’s poor participation in politics worries Mark

Prosecutor’s absence stalls trial of suspected bombers

Conference: Yoruba leaders ratify modalities for delegates’ selection

Court orders CP to pay Suntai’s aide N2.5m

I’m not in Abuja to play politics –Mbu

Tukur pledges continued service to PDP

Tapit develops electronic top-up solution

Man who stole in church bags six months imprisonment

Be more practical, Ogunlewe tasks students

Google ambassador accused of fraud

Endocrine causes of infertility in women

Etisalat, Thistle Praxis see prospect in education

Forex firms move to comply with CBN’s regulations

ITTF tour: Makanjuola draws Egypt’s Assar

Sodjes denied access to telephone evidence – Solicitors

VDT canvasses technology to address unemployment

Facebook knows when you’re about starting a relationship

NigComSat board appoints acting MD

NNPC must be tamed now

Brooks to start phone-hacking defence

Ex-IG, Coomassie, emerges new ACF chairman

Hold me responsible for Amaechi’s travails -Obasanjo

Fleeing Nigerien inmates arrested for robbery in Kaduna

ASUP strike: Poly students demand Wike’s removal

N5b pension fraud: Accused’s absence stalls trial

Five oil thieves jailed 27 years in Edo

LASU re-opens Feb 24

Power supply will soon be stable in Nigeria -NERC

UN office bombing: Prosecutor’s absence stalls trial

US urges NASS to establish electoral offences tribunal

Army, Customs enlist 16 ex-militants

Kerosene price: NNPC denies bribing marketers

I am not in FCT for politics – Mbu

75% Nigerians to be on national grid by 2020 -FG

FRSC to enforce seatbelt for rear passengers in 2015

SARS kills 27-year-old student in Enugu

You can’t speak for Ndigbo, Ohanaeze tells Okorocha, Nwabueze

Woman, 56, dies fighting over market space

Reps revisit N1bn presidential election ballot papers

ASUU: FG releases N100bn to varsities

Four die in South Korea ceiling collapse

Ladoja free to return to PDP – Akala

Kwara Chief Judge frees 13 inmates

Mark wrong not to read Senators’ defection letters -Poll

Fire kills NTA staff, wife in Yola

Boko Haram: We’ve failed our people, Borno gov admits

Police to pay Suntai’s aide N2.5m for rights violation

Suswam makes U-turn, surfaces at northern govs’ forum

Man, 40, hangs self after wife’s death in Ibadan

Nigeria generated N86bn revenue from tourism in 2012 – NTDC

Bureau urges sacked ministers to declare assets

Police arraign man for stealing 2 cartons of customised phones

Calabar Transcorp hotel resumes operations after inferno

Man,25, arraigned for manslaughter

Nigerian British-born Chiwetel Ejiofor wins ‘Best Actor’ award

UN links N’Korea’s Kim to crimes against humanity

Britain gets respite from flooding crisis

SIM registration: Agents using pictures of goats, says NCC

Three remanded over kidnap of octogenarian

Police arraign two business women for cheating

China cracks down on sex industry

Valentine: Police arraign man, 64, others for homosexuality

Georgia’s former PM bags five-year jail term for bribery

South African Airways investigates latest stowaway tragedy

Kebbi provides amenities for resettled border communities

Court adjourns ruling on Cherubim and Seraphim Church crisis

US urges Nigeria to establish election offences tribunal

Demolition: Court to hear residents’ N100bn suit Friday

G-WIN will transform Nigerian women – Minister

South Korea expresses outrage at Egypt bus blast

Two arraigned for attempting to set policeman ablaze

Two US students hospitalised after science project explodes

Trapped S’African miners emerge, evade arrest

Trapped S’African miners emerge, evade arrest

11 die in Japan snow fall

Brazil 2014: Keshi, six others depart for World Cup seminar

Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian plane

Mrs Jonathan’s health: Minister condemns recent media reports

S’Korea credit card firms punished over data theft

Google buys sound authentication firm SlickLogin

Google buys sound authentication firm

US president warns Uganda over anti-gay bill

Missing Nepal plane wreckage found

Missing Nepal plane: Wreckage found

Venezuela president expels three US consular officials

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Ukraine amnesty will come into force, say prosecutors

Explosions derail Pakistan train, kill five, injure 30

Syrian rivals trade blame as peace talks end

APC states will attend National Conference –Fayemi

Group accuses Chime of political partiality

Odi chiefs deny working against Jonathan’s ambition

‘APC’ll announce registration figure next week’

Colonialism: US group tells Britain to apologise to Nigeria

I’ll not choose my successor –Amaechi

Security problems could’ve been worse without prayers –Jonathan

B’Haram murders 106 in fresh attack

Re: B’ Haram kills nine soldiers

$446.4m demurrage on petrol

Entrepreneurship education in Nigeria

Appointing a new CBN Governor

Ogun’s malaria prevention programme

Uniformed men and free ride

Gov Ajimobi, rescue Okeogun travellers

Nigeria, country of generators

Arik, refund my money

Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Repair Iyana-Ejigbo Road

A connected Nigeria is the future

Naira notes as endangered species

Just before the national conference begins

Before we forget these scams

Is MAN in support of waivers?

Orubebe joins Delta governorship race

Nigeria, US meet today over 2015 elections

ThisDay bomber appeals life imprisonment

Airport rallies: APC accuses police of selective enforcement

Police deny attack on bank in MFM

Inferno: Visitors evacuate hotel as repair work begins

Ogun police arrest injured suspected robbers in Lagos

‘My passion for music pushed me to robbery’

Police arrest singer, Tiwa Savage, for alleged assault

Hot water: Man says it is wife’s fault

Party defection, sign of a corrupt society –Cleric

Dowen inter-house: Alao ties education with sports

Tornadoes start league with a win

G+J mulls selling stake in China’s BODA

FG to increase agric funding to 7%

Berdych wins ABN Amro tournament

Decisions to make before selling your business

Enterprise Bank restates commitment to cash-less policy

Pensioners’ union demands improved welfare

Court restrains Ekiti LP factions

Mikel, Onazi lose as Olaitan scores

Pitfalls to avoid in business

Poly strike: Ajimobi appoints new rector, others

Delay of cargo at seaports worries LCCI

Effective mentoring

World stock index rises on euro zone data

Entrepreneurs should invest in real estate – Expert

I’ll not choose my successor -Amaechi

ICPC seizes 372 international passports

Tiwa Savage arrested for assaulting policeman

Morsi accused of ‘Egypt’s biggest conspiracy’

PDP chairman flees over burning of APC register

Nigeria, US meet on 2015 elections

Don’t leave politics to evil men -Obasanjo

SMEDAN, Senator dole out N33m to 650 Aba artisans

Group accuses Chime of sponsoring political endorsements for 2015

Police making selective enforcement of ban on political rallies

Thisday bomber appeals life imprisonment

Ekiti Police to arraign seven suspected kidnappers

Kogi pledges support for youth empowerment programmes

Nigerians commend plan to restructure NPF

Three killed, 14 injured in Egypt tourist bus blast

CAF Super Cup moved to Cairo Int’l Stadium

Ondo to invest N2.5bn on Industrial Park

Morsi in court for espionage trial

Turkey: MPs injured in mass parliament brawl

US prisoner escapes for Valentine date

Turkey tightens control over judiciary

Bangladesh school bus accident kill seven, injure 11

Seized North Korean ship with Cuban weapons returns to Cuba

Pro and anti-Maduro marches gather thousands in Venezuela

Switzerland rejects Croatia free movement deal

with Cuban weapons returns to Cuba

UK storms: Cameron warns of further flooding

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Libya jailbreak: 92 prisoners escape

Church of England rejects same-sex blessings

Dons flay WAEC over 39 new subjects

Nigerians react: Oduah’s sacking

‘Fans will enjoy exciting MTN tourney’

Lagos polo: Teams set to vie for honours

Pillars crash out of Champions League

Evans Square: Neglected sports mine

FG sets up panel on amnesty implementation

FG spends N260bn on 30,000 ex-militants

My successor will be tougher –Mbu

Emmanuel Ohuabunwa, promising Neuroscientist

Between Anselm Tabansi and wife

Delta IPP to contribute 150MW to national grid

Foreigners invested N1tn in NSE last year — Report

GM adds incentives as car sale slows

Dapper Akin Ire Olopade

Ndidi Obioha steps out with hubby

Who Fears Death excites Okorafor

Lawyers disagree over Freedom of Information Act

I danced azonto day I ran under 10 seconds — Deji Aliu

Yemisi Wada dazzles

Odegbami’s close-shave with death

I wash my clothes, make my meals — 91-year-old retired nurse

Whither Ambassador Ashiru?

Let’s invest in open online course

Sonnie Ayere, a fulcrum of support

Braised oxtail with grilled polenta

CAR disarmament drive fails to capture militia leader

Kano screens 16,000 teachers for mass literacy programme

Adeboye expresses concern over poor remuneration of lecturers

75% Southern Borno residents flee to Cameroon – MIRP

Sleeping policeman shoots politician dead in Kwara

Turkish lawmakers pass judicial reforms amid brawl

Anti-gay law not infringement on human rights – Cleric

Homes evacuated as 20ft-deep sinkhole appears in UK

UN mediator apologises over failed Syria peace talks

We’ll not give up on Nigeria -US envoy

Pakistan anti-drone activist freed after abduction

Two die as UK storms continue

Cuba suspends US consular services

Uganda leader to sign anti-gay bill

Bahrain policeman dies after protest anniversary bombing

Kano distributes N5m sporting facilities to schools

Premier League title is Chelsea’s to lose – Wenger

Ajimobi tasks Nigerian youths on mental development

Friday, February 14, 2014

Anambra: INEC, Obiano, others oppose Obidigbo’s motion for joinder

Ukraine releases all detained protesters

First human lung made in US lab

Awkward moment with Singer Bigma

Shopaholic …with Liz Anjorin

VJ Moet Abebe’s typical DAY

My first… K Solo

Tips to Jamaica

LMC shifts league kick-off again

First Lady Golf :Captain hails Fashola, Tinubu

Hedwall leads Women’s Australian Open

Wenger is a specialist in failure – Mourinho

Haye eyes return

I regret leaving Bayern – Podolski

I’m treated like a king in Naples – Higuain

Kwara Utd seek support as NNL kicks off

Teammate hails Efe Ambrose

Glasgow 2014: Athletics coach warns foreign-based sprinters

Man who slept with daughters for two years gets 14 years imprisonment

NSE index sheds 4.92% in five days

Peugeot moves to finalise Santander lending deal

Telecoms industry still operating below potential – Airtel CEO

FG clears air on kerosene subsidy Thursday

I’m glad he had accident after raping me –12-year-old rape victim

Kerosene: Marketers pay NNPC officials N195bn bribe

Confab: Ondo to canvass devolution of powers

Fire razes part of Transcorp Hotel in Calabar

Corruption responsible for Nigeria’s dwindling revenue –Amaechi

Kashamu blasts Obasanjo over comment on Jonathan

Bank customers ’ll now transact business with fingerprints – Sanusi

APC meets defected senators next week

NUPENG issues another strike notice

Woman, 19, sentenced to two months imprisonment for stealing ATM cards

Leadership change: Dismiss Reps’ objection, PDP tells court

Oduahgate: We won’t shield investigation, says EFCC

Court remands driver, 70, for causing death of 2 children

Jonathan increases population of yesterday’s men

Nigeria’s top three richest footballers

As minister of power, I don’t have generator in my house –Prof. Nebo

Emenike needs Osaze, Uche in Brazil – Fatusi

US Army tests tracking point smart-rifle scopes

Jordan’s wife gives birth to twin daughters

Desperate tenants plead with Murray

Valentine’s Day: Lovers dump flowers for costly gifts

All Iyanya wants is a Mercedes-Benz E 350

Technology giveth … and taketh away!

Man bags four weeks in prison for pocket picking

Software piracy worsening unemployment problem – Microsoft

Nigerian men have class, charisma, but not too faithful –Gloria Maduka

Obasanjo punished me for opposing his third term agenda –Okwesilieze Nwodo

My injury gave Amuneke a chance to rise – Elaho

UN agency begins airlift of food to CAR

Fire razes part of Transcorp Hotel in Calabar

France to send 400 more troops to CAR

World Bank donates tools to Akwa Ibom PHCs

Car bomb attack outside Syria mosque kills 32

House leadership: PDP asks court to dismiss Reps’ objections

Seven die in Kano auto crash

Kano offers free surgery for 6,000 patients – Commissioner

Ex-Zambian president’s son jailed for corruption

World Bank donates vehicles, other tools to Akwa Ibom PHCs

Northern govs to meet over insecurity, confab

INEC begs EU for support on voter education, training

Polytechnic students protest against ASUP strike in Ogun

N9bn contract scam: Court frees Bankole

US urges FG to probe Borno murders, abductions

Valantine’s Day: Pope meets couples, preaches sanctity

Belgore declares for PDP, accuses APC of imposition

Probe report on Oduah will be made public -EFCC

Anambra APGA expels factional chairman, others

CHAN: Eagles reward, motivation to do more, says NFA

FG approves upgrade of six training centres to monotechnics

CBN introduces biometric registration for bank customers

Jobless man arraigned for motorcycle theft

Police arraign palmwine dealer for indecent exposure

Russia accuses US of sabotaging Syria talks

Appeal Court dismisses Ladoja’s appeal against EFCC

Trader in court for allegedly stealing goods worth N72,000

SSS arrests kidnappers of Ebonyi ex-lawmaker

Court remands father for allegedly defiling daughter, 17

S’Africa FA backs Igesund as coach

Italy’s Prime Minister, Enrico Letta resigns

Father remanded for allegedly defiling daughter

Kerry holds China talks amid tension over islands

Pistorius mourns girlfriend, Steenkamp

UNILAG choral concert inspires Olukoya

Hakeem Olajuwon, “The Dream” basketballer

Housewife in court for pouring hot water on husband

Two jailed for killing Orangutan in Malaysia

Nigeria, S’Africa partner on music copyright management

Italian PM Letta to tender resignation

UN mission to visit DR Congo ‘massacre’ site

Army destroys truck-load of illegally refined fuel in Edo

US judge overturns Virginia gay marriage ban

Turkish police fire tear gas, water canons at protesters

Indonesia orders evacuation as volcano erupts

Syria crisis: UN ‘must stop flagrant violation of humanitarian law’

Gunmen launch deadly attack on Yemeni prison

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Dubai ‘jewel thief’ arrested in Spain

Boko Haram crisis: ‘Borno needs more troops’

FIVB Championship Qualifiers: Nigeria lose 1-3 to Cameroon

Niger distributes 55,000 breast cancer kits

NSE index plunges after Sanusi’s CRR comments

US stocks rise despite weak data

European shares halt winning on poor earnings

Nigerian Breweries posts N43.08bn profit after tax

Hodgson rules out Terry

Jonathan splashes cash on CHAN Eagles

FIFA rankings: Nigeria drops again

I didn’t abuse Evra —Suarez

NUGA Games help develop universities –Omole

NUGA: Private Universities decry mercenaries use

We’ll use sports to promote tourism –Dickson

Police arrest 47-year-old for defiling hawker

Robbers attack bank in MFM Prayer City

Runaway bride: Aunt meets bail conditions

Monarch urges community effort to reduce unemployment

Man who padlocked son’s mouth feigns insanity

NDLEA finds heroin on praying rugs

Market shutdown: Traders meet Tinubu’s daughter

Jimoh Ibrahim offers slain editor’s children scholarship

Lagos plans waste-water plants in housing estates

Restore effective policing in Rivers, Amaechi tells CP

B’Haram kills nine soldiers in Adamawa

Ondo is broke – PDP

Pension scam: Court orders seizure of suspects’ property

JAMB fixes UTME for April 12, May 17

Withdraw N30bn from reserve fund, lawmakers tell Amaechi

Group backs NMA’s plan to assess Suntai’s health

Udenwa, others set to defect to PDP

Impersonators won’t vote in 2015 –INEC

Jonathan asks corps members to embrace agriculture

FRSC cautions fun seekers during valentine

New Kwara CP warns political rascals

‘Build pilgrims’ camps for all international airports’

Political rallies remain banned in Rivers, CP insists

Rebels have disrupted legal practice in N’East – NBA

B’Haram: Witnesses’ absence stalls Ndume’s trial

Senators grill ministerial nominee over Bola Ige’s death

PDP gov aspirants to pay N10m each

Borno attack: Death toll rises to 57

INEC’s request for Electoral Offences Commission rejected

Drama as Reps refer 2014 budget to committees

Oduah, others still under investigation –EFCC

Missing funds: Forensic auditors to probe NNPC, others

Nigerians must live in decent houses – Jonathan

Reps to probe $446.4m demurrage on imported petrol

FAAC allocates N629.12bn to FG, states, LGs

Contribute to real sector development, Oyinloye urges DFIs

Mixed reactions greet WAEC’s new syllabus

Osun dares church over land for schools

50% of pupils unable to read, write –Commissioner

HSC programme may return in schools, says Wike

Don advocates teacher training for education development

Why mass failure in science subjects persists —Proprietor

Secrets to longer life (2)

Empower youths through agriculture, NGO tells govt

FRSC and the mandate to frustrate

Salesman in the dock for stealing employer’s property

Snow storm engulfs US east

Helen Paul to host show on Val Day

‘Be wary of dubious politicians’

One year after, fans still miss Goldie

Mobile phones ‘pose no health risk’

Stakeholders advocate locally-produced school uniforms

Aganga lauds sugar backward integration project

Jonathan rewards CHAN Eagles

Konduga attack: Death toll rises to 57

I know nothing about Bola Ige’s death -Ministerial nominee

ASUP ‘ll soon call off strike -Wike

South Sudan ex-detainees seek end to fighting

Missing $20bn: Okonjo-Iweala calls for forensic audit

N’Assembly rejects INEC’s bid for electoral offences commission

Political rallies in Rivers remain banned -New CP

Nasarawa to partner energy firm on stable electricity

FG’ll continue to sponsor pilgrimage, says Jonathan

Ondo, Adamawa, Nasarawa get N27bn to improve health delivery

Kidnappers free Ekiti businessman, doctor

Two to die for raping teenager to death

FG’s failure to produce witnesses stalls Ndume’s trial

JAMB to conduct paper-pencil,computer-based tests in 2014

Reps to probe FG’s payment of demurrage to foreign vessels

FG approves N3.6bn for agric mechanisation -Minister

Eight die in Edo auto crash

Ihejirika blames porous borders for insurgency

B’Haram has disrupted legal practice in N’East – NBA

SSS arraigns five for operating illegal security outfit

No poisonous cassava in Nigeria –Research institute

Valentine: FRSC to arrest fun-seekers who break traffic laws

Jonathan seeks corps members’ involvement in agric

Nigeria drops to 47th in FIFA ranking

Man, 31, sentenced to four years imprisonment for robbery

NHF e-card will eliminate fraud – Jonathan

CAR: Amnesty International calls for more troops

Udenwa, Anyanwu, Buhari’s lawyer to defect to PDP

Kaduna NUJ inaugurates N34m Shopping Complex

Man, 39, remanded for allegedly exporting Heroin to China

Association to enlighten youths on how to access agric loans

Epe council to construct modern market with 508 shops

Police parade pastor, three others for bank robbery

Pharmacists seek FG collaboration on drug abuse

Court remands blind man in Keffi prison for jumping bail

Syrian troops bomb rebel stronghold of Yabroud

Three farmers sentenced to eight months imprisonment for drug possession

4,090 Kaduna displaced persons receive relief materials -Official

NAICOM, NLC, to set up committee on insurance policy

FG to sanction telcos for violating EIA regulations

Oshiomhole donates N14m to widows of police officers

UK storms: Travels disrupted, homes left without power

Police arraign man, 45, in court for alleged mischief

Resolve ASUP strike poly students appeal to FG

Vigilance group kills two suspected cattle thieves in Plateau

Police arraign two men for stealing, breach of peace

Man impersonates police officer, harasses community

Man in court for allegedly escaping with N145,000 hotel bill

Afghanistan releases 65 imprisoned militants despite US warning

Putin backs Sisi’s bid for Egypt presidency

Gunmen in Afghan military uniform kill NATO soldiers

Indian politician uses pepper spray in parliament

Ihejirika tasks soldiers on steadfastness, loyalty

Yemen gunmen kidnap British teacher

AU troops find mass grave in CAR

Winter storm continue to wreck havoc in US

CAR: Panza declares war on militias

Italian court overturns law equating cannabis with heroin

Kano approves N250m loan for agricultural projects

Two die in Venezuela anti-govt protests

Deadly blast hits Pakistan police bus

M’United still hungry for EPL top four – Moyes

China’s first lunar rover, ‘Jade Rabbit’ resurrects

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

LuSE targets dual listing by Nigerian, Zambian firms

Earnings enhance European shares winning streak

SocGen increases dividend payout

Avon blames poor performance on tough economy

Olubolade: In pursuit of ambition

Ngama’s struggles with revenue shortfall

43,000 driving licences unclaimed in Lagos transport offices

Alaafin praises Odu’a group for upholding culture

Tinubu meets CAN over crisis in Osun school

Mark overrules request to declare senators’ seats vacant

Mark foils plot to stop ministerial nominees’ screening

Jonathan, PDP N’Assembly caucus meet

Defection: Reps investigate APC’s bribery allegation

We didn’t bribe defectors – PDP

Army redeploys 127 senior officers

CAN raises alarm over insecurity

CLO threatens to sue NIMASA

Save LASU group protests in Lagos

Jonathan sacks Oduah, three other ministers

Armed robbers kill two policemen in Benue

Stealing: Court discharges, acquits pastor, wife

B’ Haram kills over 53 in Borno

Hijab: Ignore Lagos settlement plea, MSSN tells court

PDP criticises Obasanjo’s invitation to Rivers

N1bn fraud: Ajudua asks court to order Bamaiyi’s trial

‘Cameroon didn’t annex any C’River village’

Some of my critics are very corrupt – Jonathan

NDE empowers 300 artisans in C’ River

Bus crushes soldier while punishing pickpocket

Police arraign director for rice fraud

Assailants attack palm wine tapper on disputed land

Farmer impersonates IG, dupes foreigners on Facebook

Lagos residents lament demolition of houses

Osun: Time to remove religion from public schools

CBN may withdraw all govt funds from banks

UNN, UAM arrive in Ile-Ife for Games

Planting your business in social media soil

FG, Schneider Electric open training college in France

Businessman arraigned for defrauding civil servant

Biometric registration of bank customers

North, S’ Korea hold rare high-level talks

Road to 2014 World Cup: Behold Super Eagles safest hands

Grow your business without adding more resources

NFF backpedals on Keshi’s assistant

Public officials, obese wives and spoilt children

Signs of autism

CBN, NNPC should resolve their differences —Maku

Oil revenue falls 19% below budget estimate —CBN

Tinubu meets with CAN over Osun schools’ crisis

Fisherman impersonates IG, dupes foreigner of N16m

Sambo, Mark, Tambuwal to inaugurate new ACF leadership

Army, Navy redeploy 202 senior officers

New Rivers CP warns policemen against corruption, indiscipline

Lamorde laments non-passage of asset forfeiture bill

Benue assembly gets new minority leader

El-Rufai alleges plans by PDP to rig 2015 elections

Mark foils plot by APC senators to stop screening of ministerial nominees

Reps to probe exclusion of Imo, two others from Shell Live Wire Programme

PDP kicks as Amaechi invites Obasanjo to project inauguration

I know how to defeat incumbent govs -Fayose

Ogun denies diverting LG funds to debt servicing

Seven die, houses razed in Ekiti auto crash

Hijab: MSSN rejects out-of-court settlement by LASG

Police arraign student for shielding armed robbery suspect

Dollar for defection: APC raising a false alarm, says PDP

Nigeria will not disintegrate –Uduaghan

2015: INEC budget inadequate, says Manwe

Zamfara spends N400m to buy 1,000 tricycles -Official

Navy moves 75 senior officers

N26m scam: Court threatens to revoke bail of accused

Two teenage boys charged in US ‘satanic’ ritual murder

Violence in Iraq’s Anbar province ‘displaces 300,000′

Osun election: NURTW says members will maintain peace

Jonathan warns NPC boss against inflammatory statements

Jonathan tells EFCC, ICPC to flaunt achievements

Missing Mexican journalist found dead

Pakistan militants kill nine family members

Court remands man in prison for assaulting pregnant woman

German court orders man to pay care bills for estranged late father

INEC promises credible gov election in Ekiti

Floods turn UK streets into rivers

Triplets: Fayemi’s wife begs fleeing husband to return

Manslaughter: Defendant discharged for want of diligent prosecution

Court remands 2 men for conspiracy, malicious damage

At last, Jonathan sacks aviation minister, Oduah, three others

Two brothers arraigned for arson

Court to hear N330m rape suit April 2

Security guard arraigned for housebreaking, theft

Belgore defects to PDP in Kwara

Cross Country boss urges court to quash theft charges

Africa needs $40bn annually to meet energy target -EU

N1bn fraud: Ajudua demands Bamaiyi’s trial for money laundering

Nigerian Army redeploys 107 senior officers

Student bags three weeks jail term for stealing windows, door

Italy PM fights for political future

Barber in court for aiding brother to steal jewellery worth N400,000

Driver allegedly disappears with office vehicle

Kebbi earmarks N6bn for road construction

Pakistan court orders govt to produce activist

Gombe releases N14m to football clubs

Police arraign man, 31, for stabbing friend with screw driver

Two in court for damaging vehicles

Loader arraigned for allegedly stealing passenger’s luggage

Man bags two months for criminal trespass, theft

Osun denies N413bn debt profile

Corrupt Nigerians accuse me of not fighting corruption -Jonathan

Pakistan court orders gov to produce activist

Man, 51, in the dock for stabbing friend

CAR: Peacekeepers fail to prevent ethnic cleansing of Muslims

C’River denies losing villages to Cameroon

Syria conflict: UN restarts aid mission in Homs

Police fire rubber bullets at ANC supporters

17,556 Nigerians got visas to Kenya in 2013 –Envoy

Nigeria gets $23m GEF grant for environmental projects

Thai court rejects opposition bid to annul election

Fire guts hostels in Kebbi girls school

US envoy visits Japan’s Okinawa

Algeria mourns dozens killed in military plane crash

El Salvador castaway arrives home

Plateau to develop new tourism site

Syria conflict: UN to resume Homs evacuation

Mafia nabbed in Italy-US drug bust

House passes increase in US borrowing limit

Don’t judge Chelsea by West Brom draw – Mourinho

UK braces up for more storms

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

PDP, APC still fighting over Atiku

Maximising employee training

Renault unveils car with built-in drone

Should couples hide their finances from each other?

Reign of darkness

Looming fuel scarcity

Ibadan electricity blues

NFF’s wild goose chase

Open letter to Mr President

Help me, WAEC

High cost of health care

Compensating fire victims

WAEC’s new 39 subjects

Why we’re offering 20 million songs free – Solo boss

Cinemas pay me 20% of proceeds –Elliot

More than a Whisper from Russia

Nigerian filmmaker rolls out agenda for Nollywood

Pillars confident of advancing

Quadri, Makanjuola set for ITTF Tour

Eneramo happy to lift Karabukspor

I’m not under pressure, says Obasi

Mikel eyes EPL title

West Brom target Ambrose

Odemwingie will save Stoke – Hughes

Technical assistant won’t sit with Keshi

Focus on Oladipo, Antetokounmpo as Magic hosts Bucks

‘Bangladesh must do more to regain trade perk’

Graco recalls 3.8 million child car seats

Fitch Ratings downgrades Puerto Rico’s debt

L’Oreal pays $8.2bn for stock buyback

Losses deepen as index sheds 0.48%

Barclays Africa’s profit climbs by 20%

Global standards: African regulators seek greater role

Drug raids break up Italy-US mafia alliance

Pet dog mauls baby to death

Honduras suspends eight consuls in US

Dutch ex-minister, Els Borst, dies in garage

Salesman in court for stealing N2m

Police, vigilance groups apprehend robbers

Cops nab herbalist, accomplice for abducting boy

Command yet to probe man who assaulted daughter

Traders lament as Tinubu-Ojo shuts down market

Poly students protest, block major roads in Ibadan

Egypt: Journalists get trial date

100 die in Algerian military plane crash

Budget: Reps kick against N700m Villa hospital, others

Mark blocks 11 PDP senators’ defection bid

Court remands man, others for killing witness

NISER advises government on economic diversification

FG sets N5tn revenue target for manufacturing sector

Power firms need to spend $23.9bn – BPE

Power: Gas shortage persists despite pipeline repairs

Biometric registration of bank customers begins Friday

‘We never predicted Nigeria’s breakup’

Ogun tackles malaria, distributes 2.6 million mosquito nets

PDP lures our members with dollars, says APC

Duke, Oronsaye, others jostle to replace Oghiadomhe

I’ll leave Nigeria better than I met it –Jonathan

Transport union urges private investment

‘Shun fruitless arguments’

Stay execution of N17.3bn judgment, INEC begs court

Fayose seeks REC’s removal, tackles APC, INEC

We’ll pressure Nigeria to reverse anti-gay law – US

‘Okah’s jailbreak story, false’

‘We’re attacked while on a rescue mission’

Nigeria wastes economic opportunities – NISER

INEC warns politicians against illegal campaigns

Kinsmen celebrate Oghiadhome’s removal

Catholic bishops criticise Nigerian education system

VC defends delay in implementing FG, ASUU deal

Driver arraigned for allegedly tearing policeman’s uniform

Appeal court frees NBA to collect practising fees

Court awards N10m against policeman for raping minor

Obasanjo’s church deplores threat over anti-gay law

Bandits kill policeman, 15 others in Zamfara

You can complete high workload with ease

Dumb Starbucks’ owner revealed to be comedy personality

58 die in Kogi auto crashes —FRSC

No plan to sell ANAMMCO – Chairman

‘Fourth Mainland Bridge on course’

The true proof of being social

McDonald’s looking to heat up US sales

African asylum seekers in Sicily dream soccer glory

Man, 42, bags 10 years imprisonment for rape

Insecurity and new service chiefs

Parody of life in the Niger Delta

Police arraign businessman for breach of trust, cheating

Probability of APC winning 2015 presidential election

Estate developer in court for swindling man of N500,000

Husband seeks divorce as wife confesses to adultery

The patchwork nation

Air Force, Shell to collaborate on pipeline protection

MOSOP faults FG’s claim on Ogoni clean-up

Okonjo-Iweala breached fiscal responsibility law -Reps committee

Policeman to pay N10m damages for raping minor

Nigeria will end sugar importation in 2018 – Dangote

14 SANs appear at tribunal for Obiano, Ngige, others

2015: Jega cautions politicians against unguarded utterances

Don’t angage in fruitless arguments with opposition -Mu’azu

We’ll pressure Nigeria to change same-sex law – US

Reps want committee to review criteria on proposed NCC spectrum auction

Suspected Gaddafi mercenaries get court judgement Feb 24

Kebbi VVF centre cured 216 patients in 13 months

NASA finds clues to possible water flows on Mars

N19bn loan: Assembly summons six Ogun commissioners, others

2014 budget: Reps ask Okonjo-Iweala to submit estimates

INEC asks court to stay execution of N17.3bn judgment debt

Fayose demands REC’s removal, tackles APC, INEC

Drama as Saraki, others announce defection in Senate

Berlusconi back on trial over alleged bribe to opposition lawmaker

Reps begin debate on 2014 appropriation bill

Tension in Jos as miscreants kill woman

Islamists abduct Mali Red Cross team

Varsity students protest shift of union election

Poly students protest, block major roads in Ibadan

Food security: Presidency spends N10.37bn in three years

PDP regains Reps’ majority leadership, welcomes five defectors

Revenue: FG asks power firms to be aggressive

Civil servants reject 2004 pension scheme

Driver in court for alleged manslaughter

Militants behead, shoot Iraqi soldiers, killing 14

Mechanic arraigned for stealing Toyota camry

Katsina constitutes committee to rectify pension problems

Delta to inaugurate power plant in December

Man, 27, in the dock for alleged rape, attempted murder

APBN tasks FG, ASUU, ASUP on education

Commonwealth Games: Surpass previous record, Onyali charges athletes

Nasarawa to spend N51m monthly on free education

Obasanjo’s church condemns West’s opposition to anti-gay law

99 die in Algerian military plane crash

Three-yr-old marriage dissolved over husband’s wayward lifestyle

Man, 45, jailed 15 days for contempt of court

Lagos artisans lament poor power supply

Mark rules defecting senators out of order

EPL: I’m scapegoat for United’s struggles, says Cleverley

Two telcos staff in court for N1.3bn coop fraud

Travel agent arraigned over alleged N1.5m visa fraud

Court remands driver in prison for murder

Appeal court upturns injunction on NBA’s practising fees

Driver, daughter charged for defrauding employer of N4m

N1.3bn theft suit: Court remands 2 MTN employees in EFCC custody

Landlady, 50, in court for locking up tenants

Security guard sentenced to two months in prison for stealing projector

CBN to disburse N2bn for SMEs in Nasarawa

Kaduna to close 200 schools, hospitals, for tax evasion

Two unemployed men change pleas during sentencing

Man, 23, remanded in prison custody over alleged theft

Agip’s oil well leak pollutes Bayelsa community

Barclays Bank cuts up to 12,000 jobs

50 die in Burundi flooding

75,000 children die annually in Cote d’Ivoire -UNICEF

Engineer in the dock over alleged N9.8m fraud

Mechanic, 30, arraigned for stealing N15,000 phone

Court remands man,18, in prison over alleged stealing

Court remands two men over alleged terror, kidnapping

W’Cup 2022: Qatar draws up workers’ charter

CAR faces threat of food crisis

Polio resurfaces in Afghanistan

China, Taiwan in first govt talks

Hollande in US for state visit

India Olympics ban ‘lifted’ after new officials elected

EPL: Mourinho replies Pellegrini on January spending

Gunmen kill 15, one policeman in Zamfara

Iran lauds launch of new missiles

Four Red Cross staff, one other missing in Mali

Monday, February 10, 2014

Bane of nigeria’s development

Mu’azu’s ill-fated move

Mbu’s exit

National conference indeed

Stop distraction

Re- Osun uniform controversy

Re-Osun uniform controversy

Newly wed plunges to death

Iraq: 21 militants die in accidental bomb blast

UK residents evacuate homes as Thames River rises

Chinese police crack down on sex trade

More Syrians flee besieged Homs Old City

Woman dies after attack by neighbour’s dogs

Former DRC’s leader ordered killings – ICC prosecutors

Don’t employ without approval, CBN tells banks

Govt injects $550m into SWF for power investment

Federal Government, states owe N10tn – DMO

Rivers crisis: Osundare writes new CP

Ojeikere departs house of photography

FESTAC residents, others lament poor power supply

New paramilitary force raises suspicion

Four siblings get life imprisonment for murder

‘Father told me about husband at age 14’

Soldier killed my son over N500 – Trader

Court remands man for raping 14-year-old

Aregbesola visits school, says govt never approved hijab

Woman claims husband poured hot water on her

How to avoid fire in your house

Why Nnewi model can transform Nigeria

Ondo’s preparations for the National Conference

Futures pull back after two-day rally

NSE inducts dealing clerks

Italian bond yields near eight-year low

Oteh urges regulators to tackle liquidity challenges

No substandard cement in the market – SON

NEITI condemns missing $20bn oil revenue

Queues resurface as marketers disagree over fuel supply

First Bank top shots in CBN governorship race

Kerosene subsidy: Alison-Madueke, Yakubu’s absence stalls probe

$2.9tn needed to develop infrastructure –Jonathan

NNPC, CBN, others submit budget details to Reps

Jonathan sacks Chief of Staff, Oghiadomhe

Two NYSC members arraigned for homosexuality

‘EFCC quizzed 240 civil servants in 2013’

FG drops fraud charges against Abiola’s widow

Soldiers grumble over unpaid foreign mission allowances

‘We’ll scuttle Jonathan’s ambition’

Ogun PDP flays APC’s membership registration

Don’t heat up polity, Bayelsa monarch warns politicians

Money laundering charges against Fani-Kayode valid – Court

Aliyu seeks NYSC scheme extension

MASSOB inaugurates Biafran number plate for motorcyclists

APC faults PDP over membership registration

APC has lost its soul – Shekarau, Bafarawa

B’Haram: Lecturer, two others plead for bail

‘FG responsible for non-exploration of oil in North’

Airport eviction: SSS DG snubs Oduah

PDP threat to Nigeria’s future – Atiku, Amaechi

Using Google+ to improve your search rankings

Sterling Bank gets risk award

Co-workers who could sabotage your career

Better Markets sues Justice Department

How to stay secure online

Striking CoE lecturers plan hunger strike, protest

FG, states to spend N11.14tn this year – Report

Nigeria to lose more communities to Cameroon

‘We can defeat APC, PDP combined’

Research firm ties telcos’ success to service quality

Top traders to set up Asia hedge fund

We’ll continue to protect women from abuse – Fashola

Court remands three sureties in Jos prison

‘Awolowo stadium to be ready soon’

Arsenal fan kills Liverpool supporter

Jagielka fears for Everton

Don’t abuse steroid, it can kill you!

Cloud hangs over FG/ASUU agreement

South-West win squash event

Why women and men differ in height

Polo club visits Lagos Oba

Nissan posts high quarterly profit gain

ACF has outlived its usefulness – Ex-minister

FoI Act not applicable to Lagos govt –AG

Assembly condemns disruption of APC registration

Eagles best CHAN team –Blatter

Heartland deny Akpeyi exit

FG faults ASUU’s claim on agreement

Confusion as gunmen abduct Lagos-based businessman in Ekiti

PDP can’t save Nigeria, says Amaechi

Military backers are leading PDP -Atiku

Nigerian banks invest N750bn to develop power sector

Court reserves ruling in case of three B’Haram suspects

Kerosine subsidy: Alison-Madueke, NNPC’s boss shun Reps’ probe

Emir calls for peaceful co-existence among Nigerians

FG drops bank fraud charges against Abiola’s widow

Ex-ANPP national chairman registers with APC

Bayelsa commissioner in court over missing tractors

Amaechi registers as APC member

Igbo groups meet to harmonise views on national conference

MASSOB inaugurates number plate for Enugu motorcyclists

FG hasn’t barred SSS from airports -Minister

Keshi’s performance as manager superb – Fashanu

Ebonyi Police arrest suspected kidnappers of APC officers

Sole dependence on oil is senseless -Uduaghan

Ige murder: Court adjourns Omisore’s N20bn suit to Feb 17

Lagos not bound by FoI Act, AG tells court

NCC will implement national broadband policy -Official

North above politics of divide and rule -ACF

B’Haram cell: Kogi varsity lecturer, others battle for bail

N26.9m fraud: EFCC accuses defendants of frustrating trial

Facebook’s Zuckerberg named top US philanthropist

Man breaks window to catch glimpse of naked woman

Finish Jos airport project in 30 days, Oduah tells contractor

Woman arraigned for allegedly biting off neighbour’s ear

Court remands three alleged robbers in prison

Uncertainty in Aso Villa over Oghiadome’s sacking

Ondo to create more industries

Flood: NGO distributes 4,000 yam seedlings to Edo farmers

Israeli foreign minister praises Kerry’s peace efforts

Cook charged with theft of hairdresser’s N420,000

Fraud: 240 civil servants quizzed in 2013, says HoS

INEC trains 300 staff on ICT in Yola

NADECO, others remember Beko, list expectations from Confab

Varsities: FG plans N1.3tr investment in six years

Japan hit by rare, deadly snowstorm

Student arraigned for beating up policeman

Afghanistan Car bomb kills two US contractors

FG allocates N132bn empowerment fund to women

Court slams N1m bail on driver over manslaughter

Israeli PM accuses Iran of aggression

Gombe flood victims appeal for land to resettle

Third shipment of chemical weapons from Syria begins

Ogun PDP, APC disagree over civil servants’ registration

213 die in Osun auto crashes in -FRSC

50-yr-old man arraigned for theft

Computer Society demands inclusion in national confab

US-bound flight makes emergency landing over passenger’s unrest

Man arraigned over bus theft

Salesman in court over alleged N2.06m theft

Court orders EFCC to arrest serial fraud suspect, Ogunbambo

Police arraign hair stylist for breaking car windshield

Money laundering charges against Fani-Kayode valid -Court

Iraqi militants killed by own bomb

FG’ll assist Nigerians affected by Malaysia crackdown -Official

US, S’Korea to hold joint military drills

Save Warri Port from collapse, Association appeals to FG

Osun to spend N30.5bn on 93km road projects

Nigerian appointed Chairman, New York City Housing Authority

FRSC arrested 7,710 traffic offenders in January

Court dismisses bid to stop FCTA from revoking Chikakore plots

APC pledges corruption free Nigeria

NPA moves to decongest roads within Lagos ports

Toyota to stop making cars in Australia

Govt urged to resuscitate cocoa farm in Adamawa

Registration: You are allergic to democracy, APC tells PDP

Islamist fighters seize Syria village

China accuses US man of kidnaps, revenge attacks

Fifteen die as India boat capsizes

Wildfires approach Australia’s second largest city

Koirala elected Nepal’s prime minister

DR Congo: Ntaganda to appear at ICC for war crimes

Flood alerts rise as storms batter Britain

Syria crisis: Peace talks to resume in Geneva

Hundreds evacuated from Homs in Syria

Deadly religious violence rocks CAR

NNPC repairs damaged gas pipeline

Iranian poet executed for ‘waging war on God’

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Parody of legislature when all is not represented

Judge accuses lawyers of misconduct in cocaine dealer case

Confab delegates

Osun uniform controversy

Provide UTME centres

Reduce CRR

First Bank’s information security

UBA, refund me

Mbu’s removal

Fani-Kayode’s Jonathan bashing

Non-performing power firms will lose licences – FG

Police mop up arms ahead of 2015 polls

Northern govs meet over oil exploration

Gunmen kidnap APC registration officials in Ebonyi

Bayelsa attack: MEND claims responsibility

ASUU tackles FG over agreement implementation delay

President lacks power to remove kerosene subsidy – Falana

Budget delay’ll worsen economic uncertainty – LCCI

Airlines record low patronage on foreign routes

Griffin’s 36 lead Clippers past Raptors

Adebayor’s goal gives Spurs victory

Osasuna beat Getafe

HotSports Locker Room Extra starts March

NSCDC arrests herbalists with human head

Police arrest woman for niece’s refusal to marry

Two die as NDLEA, soldiers raid Akala

Edo: Rain wreaks havoc on community

Ailing FCT contractor appeals for release of her money

Police nab woman for abducting neighbour’s daughter

Oduah bars SSS operatives from international airports

2015: Jonathan moves to woo S’West

Clerics die as jeep, bus plunge into canal

Southern Kaduna group threatens Yero with ICJ

Aregbesola education policy confusing – Methodist Church

40,000 policemen promoted in two years – AIG

APC extends membership registration, accuses PDP of sabotage

‘AGF should audit federation account’

Probe missing $20bn oil money, SERAP tells EFCC

Don’t violate Electoral Act on rallies, INEC warns politicians

Rivers: APC backs Abe’s decision to sue Mbu

‘Don’t destroy Nigeria’

Omisore has nothing to offer Osun people – Aregbesola

National conference: N’ Delta group wants debate on Nigeria’s unity

National conference: Traditional worshippers protest exclusion

We’ll appreciate those that contribute to growth – LASG

‘Ideas, the force behind Lagos success’

Aregbesola, Omisore attend vigil over Osun gov poll

Nokia unveils new range of Asha phones

Emerging market sell-off to deepen on outflows

Iran sending warships toward US maritime borders —Report

Duplication, bane of identity management — Onyemenan

Greater London, others top UK property market

Hazard eyeing league title

Facebook: The 10-year-old adult

Capital reduction: Cadbury awaits CAC certificate

CRR increase, tapering dampen market mood – Report

Balotelli tears no concern, says Seedorf

N’Korea moves imprisoned US citizen to labor camp

Block moulders raise the alarm over substandard cement

Don’t destroy Nigeria because of politics, religion – Mark

Why land act should be removed from Constitution -Ekweremadu

Fire razes 300 shops in Zaria market

14 northern states to meet over oil exploration

ASUU expresses concern over MoU with FG

Iran to reveal detonator information in deal with UN

We’ll resist intimidation by Police -Kwara APC

Police escorts, ex-militant leader survive attack on Bayelsa creeks

Russia gunman ‘kills two’ inside Sakhalin cathedral

2015: We’ve started mopping up arms, says Police PRO

National Conference: Ifa worshippers protest exclusion, demand three slots

Kenya urges Nigerians to explore point of entry visas

Wada signs 2014 budget

Three killed in Yemen car bomb

Don’t relent in prayers, Jonathan urges Nigerians

Bangladesh fire factory owners surrender

Delta will complete Ode-Itsekiri road -Official

EPL: Mourinho again plays down title chances

Senator commends STF over arrest of cattle rustlers

UK minister admits ‘mistake’ on floods

Lagos shuts eight firms for tax evasion

Bushfires spark Australia emergency alerts

Tunisia arrests suspect in murder of MP

Syria crisis: UN vows to continue with Homs aid delivery

Russia gunman ‘shoots two’ inside cathedral

US extends legal rights for same-sex spouses

Saturday, February 08, 2014

Oshinaike: Still married to the stage

We won’t back Jonathan in 2015 — Northern groups

Five policemen slump on parade ground

Only PDP can save Nigeria –Jonathan

Ezekwesili leads fight against rape

CAN, MURIC disagree over Osun school uniform

Yoruba leaders didn’t invite me to confab meeting — Tinubu

Fayemi has no plot to rig — Wife

NDDC contractors accuse director of absenteeism

Two missing after shootout in Bayelsa community

Budget row may affect 2015 elections —Voters Assembly

Man abandons wife, triplets

Military campaign won’t end Boko Haram — ACF

Omisore declares Osun gov ambition

Reps fault Okonjo-Iweala’s claim on borrowing

Kwara APC chieftains defect to PDP

Lagos communities lament poor electricity supply

Train derails in French Alps

Afghan civilian casualties rise as NATO pulls out

Spanish Princess in court over corruption case

Nigerians react: Cyber crime bill

My encounter with fake Minister of Agriculture

Hackers devise new online tricks

‘National conference, a contraption’

Conflict: Over 100 killed in Plateau in one month

Edikaikong soup

Splurge on gifts

Fundamental misconceptions about shutdowns

What if it snowed in Nigeria?

Isaac Boro Park: Fading glory of a historical centre

Faith Academy holds sports meet

Things Fall Apart among 100 lifetime books

Ethiopian in talks with Boeing over 777X order

Pillars bank on experience against AS Vita

I like power bikes – DJ Switch


Look younger

PDP is Nigeria’s problem — Atiku

Whither Tony Anenih Jnr?

Desperate ‘NFF’ plots to upset the apple-cart (1)

APC should be praised for solving Rivers crisis —Ahmad

Elegant train

Smell nice!

Uzoenyi rejoins Enugu Rangers Feb 9 -GM

Istanbul clashes over Turkey’s new internet laws

Borno dep gov denies rift with boss

Saraki, Kwara APC chieftains defect to PDP

Sokoto CP tasks politicians on peace, tolerance

My husband not plotting to rig -Mrs. Fayemi

Police kill 3 suspected robbers in Gombe

UK minister resigns over cleaner’s visa

Spain’s Princess Cristdue in court over corruption case

Buhari obtains APC membership card

PDP will lead Nigeria to greatness -Jonathan

Police arraign tailor for alleged theft of jeep

Two NURTW members face robbery charges in Lagos

French train derails in the Alps, leaving two dead

18 die in Argentina bus crash

Putin meets Ukraine leader over crisis

Bosnia protesters attack presidency building

Don’t boycott National Conference, PRONACO tells ethnic nationalities

ABU appoints 23 professors

Afghan war takes rising toll on civilians

Syria crisis: Homs awaits food, medicine deliveries

Spain’s Princes to appear in court over corruption

ICC begins CAR ‘war crimes’ probe

Snowfall disrupts air, rail, road transport in Japan

Man, 40, remanded over theft of cellphone

Spain’s Princess Cristina due in court over corruption case

Friday, February 07, 2014

Violent protests rock Bosnia

White House on lockdown as man caught trying to jump over fence

Shopaholic …with Mandy

Nwosu backs CHAN Eagles for World Cup – Nwosu

I dread telling my daughter that police killed her father –Slain tricyclist’s widow

Lotto is not gambling, it’s the stock exchange of the poor –Kessington Adebutu

Pastors, wives open up on sex life

We’re treated like slaves but we’re afraid of losing our jobs –Nigerians in Chinese, Indian companies

Three ABU professors die in auto crash

ASUP leaders raise the alarm over threat messages

Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge: Court fixes judgment date

Security agents avert religious clash in Osun school

Mbu: Once upon a controversial cop

Don’t undermine Nigeria’s democracy, ex- CDS tells military

Court jails cocaine dealer for five years

APC’s registration to produce 28m fake members –PDP

Lagos abattoir: Cattle dealers threaten to cut supply

I can’t pre-empt Mbu’s probe report –Okiro

Ibadan-bound passengers escape death as plane catches fire

Market indicators rise marginally

Stakeholders warn telcos against blocking Skype, other services

Don’t ignore Internet trends, Google tells CEOs

Government can’t fund public schools adequately –Commissioner

Residents groan as refuse takes over Yenagoa

Rivers: Mbu accused of releasing suspected thugs

APC carpets Jonathan over youth neglect

Law school undergoes rehabilitation after PUNCH report

Jonathan can’t grant Ibori pardon – Clark

Missing $20bn oil revenue: No presidential directive on kerosene subsidy –NNPC

‘Impersonator to exonerate aspirant from Ige’s murder’

Confab: 20 parties go to court

Sade Adu, the ‘famously reclusive’ singer

Supreme Court verdict: No victor, no vanquished –Amaechi

I’m happy playing for Bayern – Kroos

‘I’m lucky to be playing’

Tambuwal and the burden of proof

Court remands businessman over alleged murder

Vidic set for Man United exit

UK interest rates remain on hold

Sacyr denies halting work on Panama Canal

Brain updates memory with current experience

Oyo 2015: Race to Agodi begins

Entertainers moved to Lagos just for stardom – Omobaba Overseer

Badminton coach wants national competitions

Warne leaves Melbourne mansion

Rooney turns to God TV

Beckham, Lewis Hamilton meet at Super Bowl

Pain sensitivity may be alterable

Disney reports ‘record earnings’, beating expectations

At times, I’m glad I don’t have a son –Idowu Ashiru

High added sugar intake ‘increases CVD mortality’

Police arraign businessman for battering neighbour

Guide to first time painless sex for virgin couple (2)

City v Chelsea: Things to remember

Aston Martin recalls 17,000 cars over defective part

US official pleads guilty to N’Korea leaks

Cholera: FG donates health materials to Lagos

ICC opens CAR war crime probe

Jang calls for peaceful council polls

Plane lands in Turkey after bomb threat

Edo to get quack teachers

Kano constitutes 100-man panel to fight street begging

Violent protests break out in Bosnia-Hercegovina

Kano sets up committee to enforce street begging prohibition law

Rape of minors worries human rights commission

PDP sues defected members in Kwara

Police set for 2015 general elections, says IG

Faction tackles Rivers APC exco over registration

20 political parties protest exclusion from nominating confab delegates

Don’t undermine democracy in Nigeria, ex-CDS tells military

FCTA commences demolition of illegal structures

FCTA remitted N3.2bn to PENCOM in 2013 – Minister

Storm Qumaira batters west of France

Bayelsa inaugurates projects on February 13 -commissioner

Syria starts evacuating civilians from besieged Homs centre

Mechanic bags six months imprisonment for drug trafficking

Court jails cocaine dealer five years, indicts lawyers

APC registration, a ruse -PDP

Merkel condemns EU over EU insult

Beninoise charge N5m jewellery theft

Driver in the dock over alleged theft of employer’s car

Man arraigned for raping 2-year-old girl

Sales executive in court over N1.1m theft

Power cuts threaten India media

Kashmir minister accused of molesting woman quits

Lekki-Ikoyi Toll: Court delivers Judgment on March 27

Man, 52 arraigned for attempted child theft, hypnotism

H’Kong defuses World War II US bomb, evacuates community

Don’t interfere in party affairs, DPP warns INEC

APC condemns disruption of membership registration in Rivers

CAR conflict: Muslim civilians ‘at risk’

Court sentences man to 5 months in prison for wife beating

Tenure: Amaechi floors Omehia at Supreme Court

26-year-old docked over alleged diesel theft from MTN mast in Okitipupa

Cholera kills 8 in Benue

S’Africa to hold general election on May 7

APC warns against registering undeserved people

Businesswoman, 39, arraigned over alleged N253,000 fraud

Money laundering: Court adjourns former Union Bank executives’ trial

Jigawa LG enrolls 89, 073 pupils in school

Kano shuts down two private clinics for poor hygiene

Police arraign caterer for issuing N380, 000 dud cheque

Man, 40, in court over N.97m fraud

Melaye, ex-gov register as Kogi APC members

World Bank rates Lagos students’ academic performance high

Customs command in Apapa generated N19bn January revenue

Police arraign tricyclist for Customs officer’s death

Bomb blast injures six Egyptian policemen

Google refuses to pay privacy fine to France

Kaduna to spend N400m on small scale enterprises

Sports Ministry wins Kwara Civil Service Games

Ondo monitor’s forest reserves with technology

Kaduna releases 56 inmates from Zaria prison

Côte d’Ivoire approves 35bn CFA for housing

Saudi female student death stirs uproar

Measles deaths fall to record low, rebound in Syria

Nasarawa inaugurates committee to review sack of 7,000 workers

DNA evidence frees two US men convicted in 1992 murder

Two blasts rock bridge in Egypt

US apologises for anti-EU comments

Sochi Olympics to kick off amid safety threat

Ukraine crisis: Leaked phone call embarrasses US

Manchester United Captain, Vidic To Leave Club

Israeli authorities forcibly evacuate Palestinian demonstrators

Taliban Capture SAS Dog In Afghanistan

Abiodun Akinwuntan an examplary Nigerian

Jonathan appoints new heads of NTA, FRCN, others

Thursday, February 06, 2014

EPL: Arsenal won’t bid again for Suarez, Wenger says

Syria: Fight for Aleppo prison causes bloodshed

Pakistani government and Taliban hold talks

Niger Police kill bandits, arrest herdsman with ammunition

NSCDC prosecutes 25 suspected oil thieves

Fire guts bank in Ibadan

Customs seizes 1,000 motorcycles used for smuggling rice

Hullabaloo about 2014 budget

Re: Where are the Nigerian intellectuals?

On sovereign national dialogue

Re: Awolowo, Tinubu and Yoruba leadership

Fraudulent filling stations

Macabre dance in Ogun

Osun dress code

CBN dollar sale jumps by 260%

Skye Bank, NGO unite against cancer

Ecobank ranked among top African banks

Hoteliers lament rising cost of electricity

Verdant Zeal acquires West African firm

Sweet and sour words for auctioneers

Daddy Showkey joins Nnenna and Friends

AFRIMA nominates Obasanjo, Sirleaf for patrons board

I have no problem clothing a woman – Shegzy Kool

Uche Jombo out with After the Proposal

NWS: Publishers prepare to deliver quality books

Funding is not NIPC’s major problem – Bello

Sony to sell PC unit, cut jobs

Winter storm causes widespread outages in US

Arrest in 40-year-old murder case

Six die in Baghdad bombings

Italian navy rescues over 1,100 migrants

Pakistan enters peace talks with Taliban

Israel approves permits for new settlements in E’Jerusalem

Police find female fugitive 37 years after escape

Hitler gibe rankles China

Egyptian army denies military chief’s interest in presidency

Uniforms of confusion in Osun school

Nasarawa to establish schools for persons with disabilities

Alumni kick against plan to change school name

Lagos shuts three illegal schools

Expert seeks support for public schools

Pupils thrill spectators at cultural fair

‘Education, greatest gift to children’

Principal decries inadequate funding of education

Reintroduce TTCs, educationist appeals to FG

I write scripts of all my videos – Banky W

Aimee: Grateful the second time

Quizzing of Asari Dokubo

Delayed PDP senators’ defection

Does APC want Nigerians to suffer?

Keyword mistakes that may affect web traffic

Report ranks RCCG high in social media use

Twitter allows external access to its data

Get some rest in the days ahead

Health benefits of owning an aquarium

Rocky parents –teen relationship may spoil romance

Picking a good location for your business

Customer experience and the double-edged sword

Tips for cultivating great employees

Omisore to declare governorship ambition amid tension

FG seeks end to ASUP strike

E-voting not possible in 2015 —INEC

Family cries foul over constable’s death, seeks probe

Developers dupe 35 accommodation seekers in Lagos

Vehicle falls from Lagos bridge into tunnel

Truck crushes retired customs officer in scuffle

Govt reforming meat supply chain –LASG

Police nab Chadian for attempted robbery

Rivers APC tells new CP to stop attack on members

PDP suit against defected govs stalled

School crisis: Aregbesola, CAN clash over religious garb

SSS grills Dokubo-Asari for six hours

Jonathan may meet Amaechi soon

FG bows to pressure, redeploys Rivers CP

‘Mu’azu’s peace talks with Obasanjo failed’

‘Implement N’Delta MoU’

Group petitions Mu’azu

Tejuosho: A’Court refuses to restrain manager

2015: INEC procures CVR machines

22 killed in Plateau attack

Jonathan can’t win against Boko Haram, says Fani-Kayode

PDP, LP tackle Amosun over N19bn loan request

Morale of PDP members low —Mu’azu

Falana condemns political campaign in churches

Otudeko vs Dangote: Lawyer stalls hearing of $48m suit

Clamour for northern president rubbish —Shekarau

‘Power must shift to Ebonyi South’

Jonathan appoints new special advisers

Intensifying debate on Jonathan and 2015

Senators’ comments on budget inaccurate – Okonjo-Iweala

Falana demands audit of NNPC accounts

Fire destroys tankers near Kaduna refinery

GE, BoI pledge $500m support for SMEs

Powerful Nigerians frustrating national ID scheme – NIMC

CBN releases fresh guidelines for forex dealers

Nigerian Soccer Star on Racism in India

Ending Rivers’ contrived political crisis

Rescue workers recover eight bodies from S’African mine

Kroos happy at Bayern Munich

Audu expects stiff contest at Victor Ochei tourney

Arsenal won’t go for Suarez again – Wenger

Townsend, Dembele return

Panasonic shares soar on earnings tripling

Nigeria Machine Tools resumes operations

Texas executes woman over 1998 torture, murder

Twitter reports $645m loss for 2013

Suarez eyes victory against Arsenal

ALSCON appoints acting MD, others

Rebels seize Syrian prison, free hundreds

Jonathan names ex-spokesman, Agwai, Omole in new appointments

Police kill two bandits, arrest herdsman with ammunition

Senate to probe CBN’s N240bn projects execution

Okonjo-Iweala faults N’Assembly’s debate on 2014 budget

Agric sector should be a business venture, says Minister

Ondo to upgrade public health lab

Giant jellyfish found on Australia beach

FG urges states to expand workers housing programme

Estate agent jailed for 15 years over N8.4m fraud

Atiku, Amaechi, others’ APC sojourn will fail -Muazu

Crisis rocks Gombe APC

Northern elders council not threat to ACF -Forum

UN wants lynchers of suspected CAR Seleka rebel punished

Egypt court orders retrial in deadly stadium riot case

S’Sudan president welcomes ICC investigation

UK drops £3,000 visa bond proposal

Imo will hold own confab first, says Okorocha

Electronic voting in 2015 practically impossible, says INEC

Yero inaugurates committee on Kaduna revenue generation

APC office address stalls PDP suit against defected govs

Imo ex-political appointees demand entitlements from Okorocha

Customs seize 1,000 Ogun okada used for smuggling

FRSC decries inadequate vans for operation

Again, gunmen kill 22 persons in fresh Plateau attack

Herdsman bags four months imprisonment for stealing cow

Tejuosho Market: A’Court refuses to restrain bank-appointed manager

Police remove Mbu as Rivers CP

INEC gets voter registration machines for 2015 polls

Police warns against unauthorised rallies

IBM rolls out Watson supercomputer across Africa

SSS quizzes Dokubo-Asari over threat of bloodshed in 2015

Ogun poultry farmers call on FG to curb smuggling activities

Police arraign businessman for cheating partner

Registration: Sokoto APC resorts to house-to-house mobilisation

Osun, Ekiti voter registration hold Mar 12, 19 -INEC

FRC, ICPC to partner on resource management

Two in court over alleged theft of bus worth N950,000

Witness identifies arraigned Arepo pipeline suspected vandals

Engineer, female friend arraigned for fighting in public

Driver arraigned for causing death of four family members

Otudeko halts hearing of $48m suit against Dangote

France to extend mission in CAR

Man in court over alleged theft of cables, stabilisers

EFCC re-arraigns doctor over alleged $243,500 fraud

Court dissolves 3-year-old marriage over husband’s talkativeness

Regular test for hepatitis is necessary- Medical expert

Woman gives birth to quadruplets in Enugu

Monarch begs Abia, FG to save community from flood

I’ve not anointed a successor – Elechi

Kebbi: Council to train women on cooking oil production

Trader charged for alleged burglary, looting of N2.4m wares

Herbalists bags one month in prison for cheating

Britain welcomes Libya’s destruction of chemical weapons

Brent oil rises above $106

Libya: blast rocks Benghazi-based TV station

Six car bombs rock Baghdad, five dead

Court fixes Apr 3 for ex-gov Daniel’s trial

Kenyan officers deny abducting Ethiopian rebels

Fire guts Zenith bank in Ibadan

Asaba power substation April target feasible -contractor

Pakistan-Taliban talks begin

Egypt army denies Sisi presidential candidacy report

Nigerian becomes International Bureau of Education president

N82.8m theft: Court adjourns arraignment of Cross Country chief

UN cautions communities on harmful effects of genital mutilation

Police arrest 2 youths for sexually molesting French tourists

Singapore man fined for keeping 32 wild, endangered animals

Sochi 2014: US warns airlines of Russia ‘toothpaste’ bomb threat

Kano approves N119m for Sani Abacha stadium rehabilitation

US calls on CAR to end cycle of violence

Iraq slammed for women prisoners abuse

Syria misses chemical weapons handover deadline

Eight Al-Jazeera journalists charged by Egyptian authorities

15 students killed in Syria barrel bomb

Ministry requests for fund to tackle female genital mutilation

S’Africa gold mine fire: Eight bodies recovered

Nigeria to sustain relationship with Saudi Arabia – Presidency

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Reps commend PPPRA for N409bn subsidy savings

IPMAN to sustain kerosene distribution

Edo police arraign killer cop

Confusion as Osun pupils attend school as masqueraders

Man accuses naval rating of assault

Two men rape eight-year-old girl to death

Four men gang-rape girl while returning from vigil

Ondo police apprehend Akure robbery gang, recover arms

Mother flushes baby boy down the toilet

Kenyan youths riot over mosque raid

UK storms wash away railway line

Cost row halts Panama Canal expansion

US couple deny murder at Qatar trial

Colombia sacks army intelligence boss over spying row

SEC shuts illegal finance house

FBN Capital wants more awareness for mutual funds

Ex-athlete Monye bags life jail in S’Africa

Ronaldo suspended

Nku on prostate cancer campaign

Rummenigge wants UEFA to act on PSG

Sharapova relives childhood in Sochi

Mayweather fans snub Khan fight

Orubebe golf tourney holds Feb 22

No funds, no participation in competitions – NJF Vice President

England return thrills Yobo

Atletico can’t win league –Simeone

We’ve not won the cup yet –Ibrahimovic

Chelsea can win league title, Hazard insists

We can give Arsenal a hard time –Skrtel

Alli donates borehole to late wife’s alma mater

Nigerians must install good leaders -Fashola

Ajimobi urges police to find Newswatch editor’s killers

Rivers crisis: IG to appear before Senate Tuesday

APC membership registration begins

ASUP rejects FG’s offer

‘Nobody interferes with EFCC operations’

B’Haram: Don’t sleep, Jonathan warns service chiefs

EFCC re-arraigns Ajudua for $1.69m fraud

SURE-P spends N253.5bn on projects

NUJ plans safety fund for members

Atiku, other defectors have oversized egos —Maku

APGA to adopt Jonathan for 2015

Bombing: Psychiatrists to re-evaluate Okah

‘APC protecting Nigerians against Jonathan’s misrule’

Ojikutu for arraignment today

Fayose can’t be gov again, says group

Court hears lawmakers’ suit against PDP Feb. 18

Missing oil money: Senators differ over Sanusi’s claim

C’River APC alleges attack

‘Don’t play politics with Ige’s murder’

Buhari faults Army on fight against B’Haram

Budget: APC wants Nigerians to suffer, says FG

Tension rises in Senate

Skills for improved performance

Beginners’ guide to investing in shares

Ways to stay healthy on a budget

Power: Govt targets $10bn new investments

We won’t review number portability –NCC

Fares for foreign flights crash by 80%

Jonathan appoints secretary for RMAFC

BPE wants court approval for NITEL liquidator

Osun advises SON on fake products

Taxation: C’River seeks traditional rulers’ help

APC and 2014 budget

Study finds more emissions from oil sands ops

US fines operators for rail violations

Thanks, PUNCH, Access Bank

MTN’s illegal deductions

Of religious fanatics

IPMAN and fuel supply

Much ado about hijab

Murder: Nigerian ex-Olympian jailed for life in S’Africa

The sloth’s busy inner life

UK’s Topshop to open in New York

Cable warns of risks at cyber security summit

Banks paid N300bn tax in three years – AMCON

Policemen are Nigerians too

Emerging markets buffeted by bipolar world

Jaguar to build XJ model in India

Court discharges cleaner accused of stealing $40,000

Nigerians in America: How (NOT) to raise our children

Euro zone businesses logged strongest in January — PMI

Man, 27, arraigned for attempting to dupe Minister

UK service sector slows but remains strong — PMI

17 injured, one dead in Onitsha-Enugu road accident

APGA suspends factional chairman, six others in Anambra

Uduaghan begs Nigerians to support Jonathan

B’Haram: Buhari accuses soldiers of genocide, raping women, bribery

Police chief cautions Kaduna politicians against violence

Police arrest four with firearms in Taraba

NASU withdraws essential services in YABATECH

Osoba, Amosun deny crisis in Ogun APC

N500m suit: Court adjourns case against Ajimobi to Mar 5

Minor’s death: Hoodlums kill pastor, burn churches in Katsina

APC to register 100,000 members in Ekiti

Senators disagree on Sanusi’s position on missing oil funds

Edo to test to private school teachers

Ekiti ex-ALGON chief to sue Fayose for libel

Defection: My hands are tied, says Mark

Edo to extend competency test to private school teachers

2015: APGA plans panel for Jonathan’s endorsement

Fayose will never be gov in Ekiti again –Group

Adopt King’s College, FG tells Total

Man in court over alleged attempt to export cocaine to Rome

LIRS seals Daily Trust office over alleged tax evasion

Find editor’s killers, Ajimobi urges police

APC begins membership registration nationwide

Ogun owes N35.6bn, says commissioner

Ondo assembly expresses displeasure over shortage of water

Borno to pay N6.5m compensation to police assault victims

Nasarawa CJ promises to decongest prisons

Ondo to generate employment on waste recycling

Tukur’s resignation won’t resolve PDP crisis -Poll

Psychiatrists to conduct further evaluation on Charles Okah

Fraud suspect, Ogunbambo, complains of spinal cord injury

Defection: Court hears lawmakers’ suit against PDP Feb 18

42-year-old car dealer docked for allegedly receiving stolen car

Osun disburses N753m loans to farmers

Italian Navy rescues 1,000 migrants from Mediterranean sea

Businessman, 35, docked for allegedly stealing N6.5m biscuits

Two men, woman docked over alleged theft of N15m jeep

Court dissolves 11-year old marriage over adultery

APC will trounce PDP -Baraje

Kaduna to review rent control laws

Businessman bags 200 days in prison for stealing truck

EFCC re-arraigns Ajudua for defrauding foreigners $1.69m

Ogoniland: FG begins implementation of UNEP report

N60m fraud: Witness tells court how cashier swindled her

Separate us before she kills me, husband begs court

Nigerian Athlete bags life jail in South Africa

SEC shuts New Nation Finance House offices

Adamawa APC delays registration of members -Official

Abduction, terrorism on the rise in Africa -Madeira

Plateau warns contractors over poor performance

Court dissolves five-year-old marriage over consistent battering

Court dissolves 24-year old marriage

Xenophobia: S’Africans loot foreigners’ shops

North, S’Korea agree to reunite families

Air Force bombs Borno B’Haram hideouts

17 South African gold miners trapped underground

FG, Kano train 540 women in fish farming

13 killed in Baghdad bomb explosion

No more sleep for you, Jonathan tells service chiefs

Suspected killer of Tunisian opposition leader killed

Tanzanian authorities intercept ship carrying 200kg heroin

ECOWAS court to sit in Togo

Fire guts Sokoto market

Kano APC urges supporters to register en masse

FG, USAID, sign expansion trade MoU

YouTube starts auditing video views

UK storms leaves thousands without electricity

Sochi 2014: Gay rights protests to target games

Libya chemical weapons destroyed -Minister

Obamacare will reduce US workforce -Report

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

External reserves fall by $1.8bn

Uses of diplomacy

Access Bank, refund me

Aregbesola and South-West

Repair of Surulere road

‘Nomadic’ politicians

Re: Atiku joins APC

Re: One conference, many voices

Six die in explosion

Teen in skydiving accident walking again

French court tries Rwanda ex-spy chief

Queen to meet Pope Francis in Rome

Bolivia: 29 die in torrential rains

School expels 11 pupils for hacking

Pakistan: Taliban criticise peace talks delay

Woman commits suicide after jury acquits alleged rapist

Tunisian MP murder suspect dies in police raid

Cape Verde lose appeal over World Cup expulsion

Minister commiserates with Adedoyin’s family

Uche out of Real Madrid game

CAF changes Super Cup date, venue

Raheem Lawal signs for Eskişehirspor’da

Ibadan Polo tournament ends in fanfare

‘Balotelli could lead Italy to glory’

Veteran administrator, Pa Ojidoh, passes on

‘Gay rights protests make no sense’

Mourinho plays down title hopes

Pellegrini feels frustration

Brazil 2014: NSC in search of funds

Nestlé donates sports equipment to ISL

Nigeria to play Spain in pre-World Cup tourney

A mile away from fame

Festival copyright: Consultant tackles Oyo govt

‘I prefer a man more intelligent than me’

Half-baked comedians are ruining the industry – Koffi

JTF rescues abducted Indians, apprehends oil thieves

Cobbler, bouncer defile 6-year-old twin sisters

Estate, legislator at war over damaged transformer

Lagos police, customs in hour-long gun battle

Man, daughter die as vehicle plunges into river

Stakeholders seek intervention fund for mining industry

Generator dealers’ll soon run out of business – FG

Govt, USAID seal pact on agric export expansion

FG to issue N100bn bonds for Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

NNPC cannot account for $20bn, Sanusi insists

Pupils wear religious regalia to school in Osun …sing different religious songs in assembly

Police arrest Ojikutu, ex-Lagos deputy governor

Jonathan, Muazu meet PDP govs

Obasanjo, Buhari shun council of state meeting

Uproar as APC Reps stall 2014 budget debate

160,000 policemen being trained for 2015 elections —IG

APC forcing membership on Ekiti workers, says LP

Amosun wants Ogun assembly to approve N19bn loan

Unity schools: Agbakoba sues FG over admission policy

National dialogue: Ondo stakeholders meet to harmonise positions

Anambra: Court refuses APC’s bid to prosecute Obiano

Gunmen kill two soldiers, 46 others in Plateau, Borno

Defection: Atiku’ll come back soon, says PDP

Ogun police warn politicians against violence

‘Aregbesola’s excuse for non-payment of pension laughable’

Court orders removal of convict’s name from death row

Reopen Ige murder case, Aregbesola, groups tell FG

Jeep showcases 2014 Wrangler as ultimate four-wheeler

Otto sells two vessels for $30m

Experts link sweet foods to heart attacks

Obama secures $750m in pledges to get kids online

Investments in power sector hits $50bn

Are you eating with your 10 fingers?

European banks have $3tn exposure to emerging markets

Bank workers live in fear as job losses continue

Etisalat partners ThistlePraxis on sustainable conversations

Basketball loses UK Sport funding for Rio games

Helping children play safe online

Atiku’s defection

Target data breach pits banks against retailers

Nigeria runs out of yellow fever vaccine

Seven reasons you should raise grasscutters

Lenovo shares drop by 15% on strategy concerns

Facebook asked to change new app name

FG will implement nuclear power programmes -Anyim

$20bn crude sales: NNPC denies CBN’s allegation

APC Reps stop House debate on 2014 budget

Ameachi explains absence at council of state meeting

FG spends N117bn on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Reps confirm appointment of service chiefs

Is Mu’azu the PDP messiah?

150 Parents dragged to court in Anambra over Child Begging

Gombe ‘mass wedding’ committee begins applicants’ screening

Council of State endorses national conference

$20bn crude sales by NNPC not in Federation Account – Sanusi

Guaranty Trust Bank begins Kenya operations

CDS April deadline to B’Haram misunderstood –Dhq

NEMA gives relief materials to Kaduna clash victims

Ebonyi College of Education lecturers join ongoing indefinite strike

Lagos ex-dep gov, Ojikutu, arrested for N130m fraud

Man, daughter killed as vehicle plunges into river

LP accuses APC of registering Ekiti workers as members

AIG warns politicians against provocative utterances

Amosun seeks assembly’s approval for N19bn loan

Nasarawa probes sack of council workers

Police place Ogun political parties under security watch

Kogi Assembly warns ministries against extra-budgetary spending

Skill acquisition: Jigawa trains 22,000 youth in 6 years

APC decries Asari-Dokubo’s call to war

Defection; Senate shuts out journalists

UN tasks FG on MDGs

Microsoft names Nadella CEO, Gates out as chair

FG seeks stay of judgment stopping tax appeal tribunals

Two soldiers, 28 others killed in fresh Plateau attack

Group calls for reversal of LASU fee hike

Police parade five suspected cult members in Imo

2014 budget scales second reading in senate

Market women in court for alleged breach of public peace

FG sets up technical working group on cancer

Policeman, 4 terrorists killed in Tunisia gunfight

Free 100,000 .ng domain names to start operation in June — NIRA

57.8m telecoms subscribers use internet data, says NCC

Oil prices rebound in Asian trade

Man bags six months imprisonment for stabbing neighbour

Police oppose serial fraud suspect’s suit against arrest

ASUP to hold NEC meeting on Wednesday

Two salesmen charged with N500,000 electronic goods theft

Man, 20, bags six months imprisonment for theft

Businessman in court over alleged N1.4 million fraud

Atiku will return to us-PDP

Enugu Assembly passes 2014 budget

Woman, 40, in court over alleged N2.5m fraud

3.4m children immunised against polio in Kaduna -Official

APBN seeks N200bn recapitalisation of FMBN

Oyo assembly clears four commissioner-nominees

JTF frees three abducted Indian sailors

Court sentences scavenger to 8 months in prison for vandalism

Kano assembly gets new speaker

Police honours Fulani for saving Berom man’s life

Entrepreneur faces N4.2m theft charge

Regular medical check key to curtailing cancer -Consultant

Wife gets divorce over STD infections from husband

Trader docked for allegedly assaulting neighbour with cutlass

Tunisian police killed in clash with militants

Robbery: Offa banks commence skeletal services

Cancer ‘tidal wave’ on horizon, WHO warns

France opens landmark Rwanda trial

Fake landlord in court over alleged fraud, stealing

LG polls: NASIEC to recruit 4000 adhoc staff

Nigerian prisoners in UK kick against transfer agreement

Police arraign carpenter for stealing water pipes

Police arraign man for hitting friend with wheel spanner

Court remands driver in police custody pending sentencing

Importation: NUPENG seeks FG’s intervention

Paint manufacturer in court over alleged N1m fraud

Police arraign 3 security guards for alleged negligence of duty

Three arraigned for alleged rape

Obi sets up 13-member handover committee

LG polls: Plateau PDP didn’t impose candidates, says Chairman

Umemployed in court for allegedly assaulting woman

Nigeria’s oldest citizen in the UK passes away

Obama hails successful democratic transition in Tunisia

Obasanjo, Buhari, Amaechi shun council of state meeting

Singapore 80-year-old man jailed for jealous rage

Kano assembly speaker resigns, cites political reasons

Indian student dies after caning in classroom

Pakistan’s top court begins mass grave probe

Ten die in India bus accident

Toyota expects record profits after Japanese yen boost

APC urges its NASS members to remain steadfast

C’River NLC gives cement coy ultimatum to recall sacked workers

11 die in Bangladesh boat capsize

Two die of bird flu in China

US may default on debt by end of Feb -Official

US may default on debt by end of month -Official

Three soldiers killed in Yemen explosion

Zuma urges more investment in Africa

US teacher charged with child abuse

Osun pensioners protest non-payment of arrears

Sweet tooth linked to heart attacks -Study

US stocks continue January slump

Monday, February 03, 2014

Mourinho plays down title chances after win over City

311 Investors to invest in power sector -Igali

Defection: Court fixes Feb. 14 to hear PDP’s motion

Suicide bomber strikes southern Beirut

Efforts to resolve Ukraine crisis continue

Second inquest begins into death of raped soldier

Drug stash found in dead US actor’s home

US launches manhunt for prison escapee

UK: 30-ft sinkhole swallows teenager’s car

Al-Qaeda disowns ISIS militants in Syria

MNTT tackles Nigeria’s problems in two new books

Candid lens on a legendary writer

Ibadan poly strike

Re: Mimiko’s declaration

No free health in Ogun

Qualities of new CBN boss

TRUSTFUND, pay my money

INEC’s controversial timetable

Ango Abdullahi’s gaffe

Libya’s CHAN victory

JAMB’s unwholesome initiative

My diabetes, my life

Boxing coaches expecting Cuban expert

Amosun hails Eagles

Para-athletes federation holds trials

Osaze learning dance steps from Crouch

KCF will develop Nigeria in chess – Kasparov

Cilic rolls in Zagreb opener

CHAN Eagles excite Hotsports

LMC sets marks for clubs advertising

Brits beat USA in Davis Cup

Djokovic hints at marriage

Bayern won’t release Kroos

Federer to play Davis Cup quarters

Szczesny excited by Arsenal’s tough February run

Beckham to confirm MLS deal

Chelsea beat City 1-0

CHAN: No FG party for Eagles as Libyans celebrate

At last, Jonathan convenes council of state meeting

Defection: Saraki, 10 others shun meeting with Mark

Policeman who demanded dollar bribe faces dismissal

Court reserves judgment on new number plates’ issuance

FG arraigns lecturers, two others on terrorism

APC crisis: NASS members, Amosun reconcile

Reps set for stormy budget debate today …Tinubu, govs meet APC lawmakers, insist on bill blockage

Fraud: Fani-Kayode knows fate Feb. 10

Promote peace, group tells Patience Jonathan

Retirees protest non-payment of N1.3bn pension in Osun

Gunmen attack Bauchi police station, kill policeman, son

Govt agencies’ failure fuels corruption –Tambuwal

Atiku can’t be APC’s godfather – Oshiomhole

Tinubu, Marwa, others receive Atiku into APC in Yola

Probe N785bn subsidy fraud, Falana, others tell EFCC

Stop harassing political opponents, Buhari warns FG

JTF hands over two seized vessels to owners

Sweeper pushes trader into pot of boiling water

Police accuse men of stealing N5.5m rice

Journalists escape death as learner crushes okada

Police protect soldier who killed colleague, tricycle rider

Boy, 17, in trouble for attempted murder

Policeman faces dismissal over dollar bribe

Gangsters stab union boss to death in Lagos

Diva Cakes opens in VI

NBS to carry out jobs creation survey

CBN faults bankruptcy report on Dermalog

IPMAN dispels fuel scarcity rumour

FG defends $1.3bn cost of Zungeru power plant

Power outages: Bear with us, NDPHC begs Nigerians

FG seeks financiers for power firms

Gas shortage: N10bn integrated power projects idle

Nigeria/Cameroon commission urges UN to prepare demarcation budget

Insecurity: Expert urges govt to ban political convoys

The physical policy of the National Assembly

Re: What can Nigeria learn from Latin America’s Pink Tide?

Leadership change: Reps ask court to dismiss PDP suit

Equities rally boosts NSE index by 1.96%

B’Haram: Amnesty report tops Jonathan, service chiefs’ meeting

ALTON, Lagos sign MoU on right of way

$10.8bn spending: NNPC vs Constitution

Japan’s banks to benefit from domestic loan growth

Firm calls for use of computer-aided researches

Gunmen abduct poly registrar

Mandela leaves $4m estate to family, ANC

EFCC arrests UI student for defrauding Australian of $90,000

INEC warns politicians against promoting electoral violence

Multiple registration: Court refuses APC’s bid to prosecute Obiano

APC suspends Nasarawa deputy gov

At last, Jonathan summons council of state meeting

Mbu bans political rallies in Rivers

IPMAN dispels rumour of imminent fuel scarcity

CP threatens to arrest monarchs over Plateau violence

CLO demands probe into death of IMT graduate

Soldier runs amok, shoots colleague, commercial tricyclist dead in Ogun

FG arraigns lecturer, others for running terror cell

Mali Police seize 400kg of Indian hemp

Policeman who demanded dollar bribe arrested, faces dismissal

Crisis hits Kaduna APC, interim chairman resigns

Two arraigned for alleged attempt to steal $5,000

Govt agencies can’t tackle massive looting -Tambuwal

Gunmen kill policeman, son in Bauchi

Jonathan meets new service chiefs

Shema signs Katsina N113.3bn budget

Beggar electrocuted in Abakaliki

Defection: Don’t decamp without meeting requirement of law, says PDP Senator

Oil eases amid concerns about growth

Senegal jails two men six months for being gay

Ondo Assembly promises quick passage of budget

Court strikes out APC’s suit against Anambra gov-elect

A neophyte can’t deliver Ekiti to PDP -Fayose

Ekiti LP faction brands state exco members impostors

Police arraign suspected cultist over alleged breach of peace, assault

Motorcyclist sentenced to 40 days imprisonment for traffic offence

Stop harassing opposition party members, Buhari tells FG

Edo Assembly extends tenure of council’s administrator

Gas shortage wasting N10bn integrated power projects – NERC

World Bank, Japan to improve disaster risk management

Nebo defends $1.85m Zungeru power project

Seven killed, four injured in Jigawa crash

Emirates Airline to begin flight operation to Abuja, Kano

Court reserves judgment on new number plates

Kaduna APC rejects Baba-Ahmed’s resignation

Court discharges barber charged with criminal force

House boy detained over $150,000 theft

We must bury selfish ambition for APC’s success -Atiku

Couple docked for alleged impersonation, N1m theft

Extortion: Ikeja power coy warns consumers against impersonators

You are fabricating stories, Amosun tells journalists

Police arraign man, 25, for alleged breach of peace

Two charged for stealing woman’s handbag

Court issues bench warrant on Sen. Aliyu

Man conceals marijuana in rice, bags three weeks in prison

Nurse in court over N1.2m land fraud

NLC decries poor condition of retired civil servants

Courts suspends sentencing as accused recant, deny earring theft

Jos Insitute of mining closed down over students’ protest

Corruption costs EU $162bn each year, report says

N4.2bn theft: Court adjourns Atuche’s trial indefinitely

Illegal closure: Court dismisses SON’s request to reverse judgment

Vehicle manufacturers set to take over ANAMMCO

Taraba begins work on workers’ 1,000 unit houses

2015 Elections: Cleric warns against violence

Welder in court over alleged N930,000 theft

Unilorin student wins UNESCO contest

JTF releases two vessels suspected of illegal bunkering

Housewife seeks divorce over husband’s lack of time for family

Subsidy fraud: Prosecutor’s absence stalls case

Court dissolves 4-year-old marriage over wife’s “bad manners”

Rebels overrun tribal stronghold in Yemen

APC inaugurates committees in eight Gombe councils

Court reserves judgment in suit on issuance of new number plates

Two remanded in prison for blackmailing prophet, N2.15m theft,

Flamingoes ready for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup -Coach

Expert urges FG to invest in health research

Indian woman and baby burned alive for dowry

Thailand protesters vow to continue protests

Mandela ‘left $4m estate’ -Official

FMBN partners with ministry to provide affordable houses

FG empowers 100 in agric-related fields in Edo

Money laundering: Court decides Fani-Kayode re-arraignment Feb 10

Gunmen attack Bauchi police station, injure policeman

Kano to establish 24 cottage industries -Official

Moscow shooting: Gunman held after killing two

Nigerian elected New York’s Dean, Military Advisers Community

Court fixes Feb 10 to rule on Fani-Kayode money laundering case

Good governance: Kwara monarchs make case for traditional institution

TUC boss tasks youths on leadership

Change to new number plates, FRSC urges vehicle owners

Kenneth Yellowe: A high-caliber leader in the petroleum industry

From Nigeria to Texas oilman

’12 Years a Slave’ gets pre-Oscar boost at Critics’ Circle Awards

Three die in South African plane crash

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Etihad, Alitalia airlines in ‘final phase’ of investment talks

Costa Rica holds presidential elections

NSCDC arrests suspected cattle thieves’ leader in Jigawa

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Deadly blasts hit Pakistan cinema

Egypt court acquits pro-Morsi protesters

Earthquake strikes off western coast of Greece

After disrupting Thailand election, protesters pledge more demonstrations

Ukrainian President to return to work after illness

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Albani: Gov Yero describes killing as satanic, wicked

Delta partners with World Bank on youth empowerment

Hormones found in dietary supplements

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Jonathan’s critics

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Cybercrime bill

Politicians’ unbridled ambitions

Arik Air, refund me

Police extrajudicial killing

Nigeria’s underdevelopment

Agip tugboat captain, engineer regain freedom

We don’t want bank on our road —Residents

Three die, 15 injured in Ibadan accident

Court jails two kidnappers for 60 years

Police nab chef for impersonating monarch

‘Religious groups should do more for the poor’

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FG, GE seal $350m power financing deal

Gunmen kill Newswatch editor in Lagos

Economy: Reps summon Okonjo-Iweala again

Atiku joins APC, says PDP is beyond redemption

Poverty: FG earmarks N108m for 12 states

Fire guts St. Nicholas Hospital

Motorists groan as fuel scarcity hits Bayelsa

Only voters have power to remove me —Ekweremadu

Apply for citizenship, FG tells Nigerians in Bakassi

WAEC introduces 39 new subjects

Jega defends 2015 election timetable

Jonathan not afraid to declare re-election bid —Presidency

PDP plots against Saraki, 10 others’ defection

Anambra: Opposition politicians defect to APGA

NANS asks Yobe to compensate B’Haram victims’ parents

Amaechi removes PDP boss from board

It’s early to determine 2014 budget’s fate —Reps

Ogun LP ex-officers sue INEC, Daniel

‘Stop arrest of Rivers’ LG chairmen’

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Mainstreet, Keystone banks’ sale unlikely this year –AMCON

Novartis plans to transfer 4,000 pharma jobs

Frankfurt AfE Tower in record demolition

Body advocates environment safety standard for drillers

Project: Minister directs FHA to meet with partners

NEM records N680m profit

Nigeria targets 305,000MT cocoa output

Angola to boost central bank with bond sales

Addressing impediments to cash-less Nigeria

Tools for timely dispensation of justice in election petitions

Renewed confidence for Northern Ireland property investment market

Guard your immunity, it’s your lifeline!

Igho Ofotokun: Recipient of the 2013 HIV Research Award.

Sports stakeholders hail Uzoenyi’s CHAN best player award

Govs brainstorm on political relevance of South-East

Extradition threat: Kashamu applies to register UK courts judgments

Igbo political leaders meet, pledge to work together

Ahmed advocates constitutional roles for traditional rulers

FG plans surveillance planes, scanners for borders

Subsidising low-income power consumers inappropriate -FG

Yobe to rehabilitate 318km of federal roads -Commissioner

Slain Zaria Islamic cleric, wife, son buried

FG seeks support on campaign against terrorism

CHAN 2014: Mark asks Eagles handlers to correct lapses

Nebo reassures Nigerians of improved electricity supply

Suspend 2014 budget debate on the floor – Senator

At last, Atiku resigns from PDP, joins APC

Monarch berates FG over failure to compensate farmers

Syria barrel bombs kill 46 in Aleppo

Protesters disrupt Thailand election

El Salvador voters to elect new president

Nigeria will overcome Boko haram insurgents -Onaiyekan

Nobody can stop me from returning to Senate – Ekweremadu

Afghan presidential election campaign launched

Egypt court acquits Jailed journalists

Anti-gay law: Onwuliri accuses Western countries of double standards

Albani’s assassination: Islamic cleric cautions against reprisal attack

LASG seals 23 firms over tax evasion

A’Ibom needs N50b to tackle flood, says commissioner

Islamic scholar, Albani, shot dead in Zaria

CAF changes date, venue of 2014 Super Cup

Thailand holds national poll amid tensions

Fighting continues as Syria talks wind up

Woman held over dumped body parts in US

Afghan election workers shot dead

S’Sudan: 3.7m in ‘need of food’, says UN

Saturday, February 01, 2014

FG to cut national conference budget

Senators’ defection will not affect us — Rivers PDP

PDP can’t win presidential election —Mohammed

LASU management draconian — Student president

Ekiti election: APC prays for Fayemi

CLO flays calls for Enugu deputy gov’s resignation

Jonathan can’t overrule APC’s directive, budget blockade — Lawyers

APC govs reject INEC timetable

Defection: Senators set to clash on Tuesday

‘Why senators were hard on finance minister’

Nigeria offers $2m support to African countries

Whither Lolade Facus?

Day ANA Lagos hosted Omatseye

Asari-Dokubo is a thug – El-Rufai

Cashless policy boosts enterprise — Osho

My dad didn’t want me to play football — Okosieme

I will act nude for $1m — Seun Akindele

Cheque confirmation: Your bank’s responsibility and your duty

Equities end January lower

At last, Bankole resurfaces

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Trendy waistcoat

Frustration of executive bills democratic — Lai Mohammed

Deola Art-Alade bereaved

Age-defying collagen

Siju Iluyomade celebrates

NSE delisted six companies in 2013 — Report

Sacked Ogun civil servants petition Amosun

Time to read Naija Stories

Only 47% of rural dwellers have good water — UNICEF

Libya wins CHAN 2014, beat Ghana on Penalties

At least four dead in Lebanon bomb blast

14 dead as Indonesian volcano erupts

Mimiko not defecting, says LP

APC inaugurates interim leadership in Borno

Join fight against street begging, Kwankwaso urges religious leaders

Man commits suicide over failed marriage bid

NDLEA impounds 392.06kg hard drugs in Kebbi

FG will fast track connection of rural areas to national grid – Nebo

Fire guts FGC hostel in Jigawa

NERDC pledges to restructure school curriculum

ECOWAS appoints Nigerian financial controller

APGA chieftain survives fatal car crash

Transfer window: Liverpool misses out on Konoplyanka

Former Spain manager, Aragones, dies aged 75

Nigeria offers $2m to support post-conflict African countries

Sudan orders Red Cross to suspend operations

Kano APC gets caretaker committee

US Catholic diocese bankrupt amid abuse lawsuits

Uganda archbishop responds to Welby on anti-gay laws

Morsi trial over Egypt protesters’ deaths resumes

Commission intercepts pirated books worth N4.7bn -Official

Snowden leaks: Canada ‘spied on airport travellers’

Stand-off over ‘tortured’ Ukrainian activist Bulatov

Syria chemical weapons: Kerry asks Russia to hasten removal

Friday, January 31, 2014

Man, 102, Breaks Cycling Record For Second Time

S’Sudan violence forces thousands to flee

J’Bieber granted re-entry into US after plane search

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Falana, Aturu differ on INEC’s law against defection

Stakeholders caution Lagos legislature over Land Bill

Election timetable not to favour Jonathan –INEC

Presidential ticket: PDP may meet next week

FG signs N55bn renewable energy agreement with GE

16 council chairmen, 194 councillors defect in Kwara

National conference: NBA rejects delegate allocation

Oyo, consultant at war over Samodun fiesta

Gunmen kill family of seven in Kaduna

2, 700 anti-aircraft bombs intercepted in Rivers

2015: Mu’azu, IBB in secret meeting

Fashola, others urge lawyers to promote legal scholarship

Atiku ends consultations, set to defect to APC

Gunmen kidnap expatriates in Ondo

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