This Day News Archive for March 2010

Monday, March 29, 2010

Ghaddafi Changes Gear, Wants Nigeria Divided along Ethnic Lines

Jonathan Asks Obama to Revisit Terror Blacklist

Fashola: Lagos Speaker Dissolves Probe Committee

FRA Estate: Williams Brothers Withdraw Suits

Akunyili: I’m Loyal to President Yar’Adua... I’m Loyal to Nigeria

Industrialist’s Abductors Demand N250m Ransom

2010 Hajj: Pilgrims May Get Free Food

Birthday Gift: Tinubu Begs Fashola to Rename Road after Associate

Screening: Ex-minister Tasks Senate on Merit

10 Companies Participate in LBS’ MBA Career Fair

Ladoja, Folarin Absent at PDP Peace Talk

38 Die in Russian Metro Suicide Attacks

Again, Oil Spill Hits Mobil’s Host Community

NSE Presidency: Dangote’s Petition Stalls Proceedings

Bharti, Zain Set to Sign Acquisition Deal Today

SERAP: Compel Doctor to Disclose Yar’Adua’s Medical Condition

AGF: e-Payment System Fully Operational in 2011

SNEPCO Restates Deepwater Credentials

Kayode Defends ‘Doctrine of Necessity’

Jos: Secret Killings Continue, As Military Averts Another Violence

How to Salvage Nigeria, by Tinubu, Falana

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Assembly Investigates Ex-LG Boss

Nigeria Urged to Fight Corruption

No Plan to Dissolve LGs, Says Oshiomhole

Lawmakers Condemn INEC over Reduction of Constituencies

Lawmakers Reverse LG Boss’ Suspension

Bankole, Akpabio, Tinubu for NUJ Confab

Healthcare: DFID to Partner Govt

Wage Increase: Civil Servants to Begin Strike

Electoral Reforms: Don’t Sit on the Fence, AC Tells Nigerians

‘Don’t Polarise Saraki Dynasty’

Labour: Grant INEC Political Autonomy

‘Illicit Drugs Threaten W’Africa’s Stability’

Remunerations : Divergent Views Mar Public Hearing

Sonnie Ekwowusi Wins Award

FAAN Records 12m Passengers in 2009

Magistrate Court Law: AG Appeals Suspension

INEC: ASUU Opposes Iwu’s Re-appointment

PDP Urges Jonathan to Probe Looting

DESOPADEC: Forum, Govt Begin Talks over Rift

‘States Can’t Access FG’s Bail-out Funds’

2011: Uduaghan to Launch One-Man-One-Vote Campaign

Ministerial Nomination: Jonathan Dumps ANPP, PPA

FAAN Installs 3D Body Scanner at MMIA

Gowon, Danjuma, Shinkafi Seek N350m for Cancer Centres

Senate Queries N64bn Second Runway for Abuja Airport

NEITI: Nigeria’s Oil Production Volume Still Unknown

BUA Group Set to Inject $50m into Sokoto Cement

WAGPP: Ghana ‘Unsure’ of Gas Supply from Nigeria

Hazy Weather: Airlines Lose N4.2bn in One Week

Yar’Adua: Military Coup Threat was Real, Say House Members

New Ministers to be Sworn in this Week

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Anioma Cultural Festival Ends in Grand Style

‘Law Not Designed to Raise Tax’

NAFDAC Decries Attack on Personnel

Govt Boosts Water Supply with N1.6bn

Council Assures on Degree Programme

Indigent Students

FG Combats Erosion in Anambra, 4 Other States

Assembly Recalls Council Boss

NYSC to Redeploy Corps Members from Plateau

Govt Absorbs 2,262

‘Red Cross, Key to Global Peace’

Ojukwu Roots for Iwu’s Reappointment

Oshiomhole Faults INEC’s Plan for Edo Councils

How to Address Nigeria’s Problems, by Fashola

W’Bank Projects: African Leaders Seek More Funding

ID Card: FG Targets 100m Nigerians

Falana Writes Jonathan over Iwu’s Tenure

Buhari, Atiku, Bafarawa in Hide and Seek Game

Atiku’s Loyalists Meet over Return to PDP

...Fears Mount over Aganga

Odey, Bio, Babalola in SSS Screening Ahead of Nomination

Friday, March 26, 2010

Imo Holds LG Elections Aug 7

PDP Chair: S/East Group Decries Calls for Ogbulafor’s Ousters

Ebonyi Crisis: IG Orders Arrest of 27 Persons

Nigerian Ambassador to Meet Obama Monday

NTDC Warns Tourists against Fraudsters, Opens Office in Belgrade

Killer Cop Arraigned, Remanded in Custody

Soyinka, Jonathan Discuss Amnesty, Electoral Reforms

Agbami Oil Field: Court to Rule on Abebe’s Motion April 26

Pirates Attack Turkish Ship in Nigeria

Nobody Has Made Sincere Efforts to Resolve Jos Crisis – Gen. Maina

Atiku Meets Acting President, Heads Back to PDP

Five Years After, FRA Williams’ Children Reconcile

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Lion Clubs’ Int’l President Visits Nigeria

Clergy Blames Bank Robberies on Poor Information Management

Fire Guts Azazi’s House

Corruption Allegation: Ogbulafor Gets Confidence Vote

Pay Our 24 Months Arrears, NITEL Workers Tell Jonathan

‘Blackmail'll Not Deter Bunu Probe Panel’

Northern Govs Move to Stop Prostitution, Begging in S’Arabia

Ogbeha Calls for Govt, Media Rapport

Binis Reject INEC’s Proposed Constituencies in Edo

Constitution Amendment Self Serving, Says AC

2 Nigerians Linked to Al-Qaeda Deported

Collapsed Sand Mine Kills 10 in Kano

Appeal Court Sacks Emordi, Declares ANPP Candidate

Nigeria to Save N75bn with New Strategy on Rice

Jos: Three Injured, Four Arrested in Fresh Fracas

Jonathan Tasks Religious Leaders on Corruption

US: Nigeria’s Democracy Fragile

Electricity Tariff Set to Rise

Bharti, Zain ‘Finalising’ Acquisition Agreement

House, Senate Differ over Carpet Crossing

N’Assembly Jacks up 2010 Budget to N4.608tr

Ministerial Nomination: Yar’Adua Family Meets

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

FG Reiterates Commitment to Eliminate Malaria

‘No Move to Remove Bankole’

Oil Spill: Protesting Women Lay Siege on PPMC Depot

NDDC Partners NIMASA to Train N’Delta Youths

FRSC Alerts Motorists on Weather Change

Lukman Wants Petroleum Ministry Reformed

NBA Seeks Judiciary Independence

Ganishee: Judge Withdraws from LUTIN, NNPC Suit

...Quashes Agoro’s Detention

New Magistrates’ Court Law Suspended

Senator Escapes Assassination

Court Remands Bayelsa AG, 2 Others

NBA, CNPP Join Campaign for Iwu’s Sack

Yuguda Urges Govs’ Forum to be Truthful

2.3GHz: FG Appeals against Reversal of Cancellation

New Anglican Primate Assumes Office

Conduct Bureau Wants Ex-Ministers to Declare Assets

European Airlines Repatriate $4bn from Africa Annually

‘Imoke Hale and Hearty’

W’Bank Approves $258m for Abidjan-Lagos Corridor

‘Lower Niger Dredging 50% Completed‘

Ministerial List: No Rift with Jonathan, Says PDP

Oil Curse: Ghana to Ensure Revenue Benefits the Masses

Nigerians, Afghans, Iraqis Top List of Asylum Seekers

NNPC: Jonathan is Committed to Deregulation

New Cabinet: Screening Begins Monday, 9 More Names Coming

Constitution: Senate Set to Pass 35 Amendments

Breaking News: Acting President Goodluck Jonathan adds five more names to ministerial list.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Group Proffers Recipe for Economic Crisis

Four Local Rice Mills to Shut Down

Umuahia Boils as Police Kill Butcher

S/East Govs Parley Jonathan on 2nd Niger Bridge

Catholic Women Honour Akunyili

Govt Prioritises Rural Devt

Ex-commissioner: Why Sylva Sacked Me

‘150 Directors Failed Promotion Exams’

ICAN Graduates First Forensic Accountants

Atuche, Ojo’s Trial to Commence June 7

Crime: US Patners Nigeria Police on Training, Logistics

Power: Stakeholders Create `War Room’ to Tackle Challenge

Kwara: Ex-Govs’ Remuneration Bill for Public Hearing

... Arrests 3 Kogi Officials, 6 Council Chairmen

Agbami Oil Field: Statoil to be Served Contempt Processes

EFCC Defies Court Order, Charges Bayelsa Officials Bayelsa Commissioner, 3 Others

Why Senate Dumped Uwais Report on INEC Chair

FG to Clean Up 2,405 Oil Spill Sites in N/Delta

Remittances: Jonathan Queries NNPC GMD for Shunning Meeting

NCC Returns 2.3GHz Licence to Mobitel

Sharia Judge Bans Amputation Discussion on Facebook, Twitter

10 Feared Killed in Renewed Ebonyi Crisis

Bank Crisis: House Passes Asset Management Bill

Senate Votes on Proposed Constitution Amendments

Aganga, Daggash, Yar’Adua’s Son Make New

Monday, March 22, 2010

CNN Highlights Nigeria’s Fashion Industry

Oni Told to Prosecute Suspected Kidnapper

Suswam Donates N32m Books to Varsity

Massacre: ‘Try Suspects in Jos’

Don’t Harvest Next Rain, Lagos Warns Residents

CAN, CSOs Canvass Credible Poll in Abia

Etiaba Urges Support for Obi, Sibeudu

Protesting Ex-Militants Hold Students Hostage

FG Considers New National Policy on Minimum Wage

A’Court Orders Retrial of Etteh’s Election Case

Maduekwe: Five Missions’

Oil Workers: PENGASSAN Gives 14-day Ultimatum

EU to Partner FG, Rivers on Amnesty

Lagos CJ Assigns 10 Judges for EFCC Cases

‘Over 2.6bn People Don’t Have Access to Toilet’

Court Stays Hearing on Ohakim’s Application

Pick Competent Ministers, NLC Tells Jonathan

Another Traditional Ruler Kidnapped in Imo

Fashola, Commissioners Undergo HIV/AIDS Test

Jonathan Charges Clerics on Peace, Stability

Nigeria Ready to Meet Conditions for Nuclear Power Plant

Daily Times: Court Clears

Buhari, Tinubu Absent at Mega Summit Parley

Power: Gas Shortage not the Problem, Says Barkindo

Strange Weather: NAMA Bars Flights in Affected Airports

Who Appoints INEC Chair?

Tension in Offa over New Oba

Sunday, March 21, 2010

You Can’t Disqualify Candidates,Court Tells Bayelsa SIEC

Jonathan: House Caucus Battles Critics of Cabinet Sack

Hospital Performs First Hip Replacement Operation

Cultists Kill TASUED Lecturer

Top Nigerians’re Cultists, Alleges Varsity VC

Fashola Seeks Compliance with Title Deeds

Govt Plans N10bn Shopping Mall

Jonathan Canvasses Support for Education

Former AGF Petitions Waziri over Martins’ Arrest

Sokoto Guber: ‘CJN Has Power over All Courts’

Orji’s Aide Battles with N50m Libel Suit

Ex-House Speaker Knows Fate Today at A’ Court

Give Ajumogobia, Akunyili, Others Another Chance, Group Urges Jonathan

NDDC Seeks N40bn for Shoreline Protection

Bafarawa Unveils Motives for Mega Party

‘56 LASTMA Officials Killed in 10 Years’

19 Robbers, Kidnapper Arrested in Osun

2011 Elections: Police Commence Special Training

Oyinlola, PDP, INEC Close Case at Tribunal

PHCN in N459bn Debt Overhang

‘PIB, Amnesty ‘ll Solve Gas Supply Problems’

Electoral Reform: Labour, Civil Society Group for Mass Protest

Missing Oil Workers Found Dead

Yar’Adua’s Loyalists Want N’West PDP Chair Sacked

EFCC: Groups Clash over Waziri’s Appointment

‘Shell’s Withdrawal from Delta, Bayelsa Imminent’

Legal Battle against Obi’s Election Begins

2011: EFCC Boss Vows to Stop Fraudsters in Nigeria’s Politics

Jos Massacre: 164 Face Charges

Vision 2020 4-Year Implementation Plan Ready Soon

‘Sanusi’s Pre-Determined Agenda Damaging the Economy’

Cabinet Change: 21 Ministers to Return

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Institute Drums Support for

HP Unveils New Printing Device

DG: Why Governors’

NAFDAC Raises Alarm over

NDLEA Nabs Alleged Hard Drugs Dealer

NDLEA Makes Case for Stricter Border Control

Yar’Adua: N’Assembly Intervened to Save Democracy, Says

C’ttee Unveils Macebuh’s Burial Rites

Panic, as Armed Robbers Hold Ogun Hostage

Ekiti Speaker: How I Survived

Winners of Glo/Man Utd Promo Leave for U.K

Financial Scam Rocks NISER

Chinese Govt Invested $7.24bn in Nigeria, Says Envoy

W’Bank Grants $200m to Mining Sector

Ebonyi Communal Clash Claims More Lives

Bharti Board Okays $10.7Bn to Acquire Zain

Inside the Goodluck Jonathan Inner Circle

Friday, March 19, 2010

I feel fulfilled - Osotimehin

Consultant Canvasses Liquidation of NITEL

Dangote Denies Presidential Ambition

House Condemns Nigerian Deportee’s Death

Another Oil Facility Damaged, Says Military

EFCC Officials Attacked, One Killed

PPAChairman Prescribes Antidote to N/Delta Crisis

Fire at Zone 2 Police Hqtrs

US Dismisses Report on Troop Intervention

House Rounds-off Constitution Review, Electoral Reform

Ag DG’s Retirement Creates Leadership Vacuum in BPE

Jos: Two Dead, Others Injured in Students, Soldiers Clash

Shake Up in EFCC as Police Recall Officers

New Cabinet: PDP Seeks Wider Consultations

Thursday, March 18, 2010

‘Kidney Failure Causes Beyond Human Comprehension’

Oshiomhole Faults INEC Chair’s Appointment

Jos: MOSOPP Seeks Protection from Genocide

‘75m Nigerians Lack Potable Water’

'PIB, Amnesty Programme, Key to Prosperity'

Minerva Group: We Can Turn NITEL Around

Constitution Amendment: Ekweremadu C’ttee Submits Report

Banking Sector: Mark Blames Failure on CBN’s Poor Supervision

Senate Considers Legislation on DNA Tests

...Sets Up Ad-hoc C’ttee on Kano Market Fire

Makinde Flays Ghadafi over Call for Nigeria‘s Break-Up

NUJ Unfolds Plan for 55th Anniversary

Kidnappers Release Odimegwu's Wife

Court Grants George Leave to File Additional Appeal

Group Petitions EFCC over Alamieyeseigha’s Loot

House Caucus Endorses Sack

Akinjide, David-West, Others React

NBA Hails Dissolution

Delta Blames ‘External Forces’ for Blasts

Protesters Shut Agip Facility

New Cabinet: Don’t Succumb to Govs’ Dictates, AC Tells Jonathan

PDP: We’re Closer to Snatching Lagos

Court Orders NCC to Restore Mobitel’s 2.3GHz Licence

Power Failure Stalls Reopening of PH Refinery

Jonathan Shocked Us, Say Ex-Ministers

Ghaddafi: Nigeria Recalls Ambassador from Libya

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Police: Arms Not Missing

Monarch Sued over Assault

Crime Fighting : CP Seeks Private Sector Support

Beware of Saboteurs, Northern Group Warns

Assembly Suspends 2 Members for Fighting

NSE: Judge Faulted on Dangote’s Election

Okun Youths Strategise for Self Help

Jonathan Laments Religious Leaders’ Compromising Acts

INEC Forces Osun Tribunal to Adjourn

Jonathan: Enahoro Faults N’Assembly’s Resolution

Senate Promises Passing FoI Bill Soon

2011: We’re Ready, Says PDP

el-Rufai: Zoning Presidency to North Amounts to Insanity

OPEC Refuses to Change Output Quotas

Deregulation: House Rejects Fuel Subsidy Removal

Invigorate Post-Amnesty Programme, Senate Urges FG

Ciroma Barkindo is New Lamido Adamawa

Jonathan, Mark Praise Anambra People as Obi is Sworn in

Mark Tackles Ghaddafi over Break-up Call

Report Beams Light on Corruption at Lagos Port

13 Killed in Fresh Jos Massacre

Jonathan Sacks Divided Cabinet, Lobbying Begins

Acting President Goodluck Jonathan dissolves cabinet…

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

33 Suspected Kidnappers in Police Net

US Commends Jonathan on Electoral Report

NEPAD, FG to Chart New Course for ICT Infrastructure

Destruction of Landmines Imperative, Says Defence Minister

N’Assembly Clerk: Bill Seeks to Empower Senate President

Sokoto: Appeal Court Adjourns Indefinitely

Ad Vetting: APCON Seeks Media Owners’ Support

Lagos Schools Get N13.5bn W’Bank Intervention Fund

Oil Nears $82 as OPEC Meets Today

Jonathan Orders Fast-tracking of Post Amnesty Programmes

Dangote Petitions CJ over Sack as NSE President

N’Delta Elders Seek Probe of NDDC Projects

‘UK, Nigeria Prisoners’ Transfer Bill Before N’Assembly’

Imo Guber: S’Court Fixes May for Definite Hearing of Ohakim’s Appeal

MEND: We Stopped Third Explosion to Save Lives

‘Conflict of Interests’ Allegation Rocks Bunu Probe Panel

Ghaddafi Wants Nigeria Divided to Stop Bloodshed

Jonathan: Votes Will Count in 2011

Lagos Court Halts Probe of Fashola

Cabinet Change:Uncertainty over Lukman, Babalola, Lawal

Monday, March 15, 2010

SMEDAN Trains 10,000 Entrepreneurs

As Police, IG Close Case, Tribunal Adjourns to April 13

Niger: Students to Undergo Body Search

‘Stop Stigmatising People Living with HIV/AIDS’

Fire Raze Market, Several Buildings

World Bank Laments Quiet Corruption in Africa

Govt Blames Police for Security Lapses

Jos Crisis: Youths Fault Army, Police

Killer Policeman Charged with Murder

Jonathan: FG Committed to N’Delta Devt

‘Why Jos Crisis Can’t Happen in Lagos’

Stick to Your Calling, Air Force Chief Tells Officers

Bode George: New Panel Hears Appeal Thursday

Tribunal Dismisses Application to Stop Obi’s Swearing-in

Odimegwu Devastated by Wife’s Kidnap

BPE Faults Report on NITEL Sale

NJC Suspends Judge over Assault

CBN Moves to Check ATM Fraud

Food Shortages Ease in South West

FCTA Gives 2-Week Ultimatum for Houses Under Power Lines

Kaduna: PTDF Revokes N14.5bn Petroleum College Contract

NNPC, Stakeholders Plan Summit on Gas Supply

Ripples over $1bn Escravos Domestic Gas Contract

Why Health Plans Fail in Nigeria, By Osotimehin

Sokoto Guber: Supreme Court Halts Judgment

Disquiet in PDP over Corruption Allegations

CBN to Phase Out Universal Banking Next Year

2011: In Lagos, Battle Royale Looms...

Bombs Disrupt Post-Amnesty Conference

Sunday, March 14, 2010

House Summons Pension Chief over Alleged Fraud

‘Only Monarchs Could End Jos Crisis’

Maduekwe Champions Neighbourhood Diplomacy

Court Restrains IG from Arresting Chiefs

Dafinone: Corruption, Greed Responsible for Political Stalemate

10 Houses Burnt in Ogoni Communal Clash

Gabonese President Speaks on World Peace

Fraud: ANAN Boss Seeks Rotation of Bank Auditors

Tension in Ilorin over Religious Crisis Alarm

Akunyili Honoured in US

George Demands New Panel to Hear Appeal

Casualisation: ICEM Petitions ExxonMobil’s Parent Company

FG Releases N30bn to Varsities

Coalition Warns Politicians against Breaking up Nigeria

Waku: Soyinka, Clark Plotting EFCC Chair’s Ouster

Kpakol: N2bn Keke NAPEP Fund Sourced from MDGs Office

Cattle Dealers, Food Merchants Suspend Strike

PDP Denies Using Public Funds for Secretariat Complex

...Coalition Issues 24-Hour Ultimatum to Non- indigenes

Sokoto Guber: A’Court Delivers Judgment Tomorrow

AC: Iwu Can’t Conduct 2011 Polls

How Lamido Musdafa Met and Adopted Atiku As His Son

Be Focused, Onabule Tells Jonathan

Oil Reforms: NNPC Opens Talks with Foreign Banks

2011: The Race Begins

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Assembly’s Confidence Vote Excites Nyako

Poll: INEC, PDP Battle over FCT Candidate

‘Mortgage Financing Risks High Inflation’

FCTA’s IGR Hits N3.5bn Monthly

Firm Launches ‘Solar for the Masses’ Campaign

Oyo Killings are Political, Says Police Chief

2011: North Intensifies Search for Yar’Adua’s Successor

Fashola Seeks New Int’l Legal, Economic Order

Jos: Police Dispel Fulanis’ Invasion of Lagos

American-born Terror Suspect Held in Yemeni for Killing Guards

Bali Berates Jos GOC

Lamido Adamawa Dies at 88

INEC Fixes Jan 14 or April 9 for 2011 Polls

NAMA Raises Alarm over Threat of Meningitis

NAFDAC Moves against Quacks

Politician Wants 2011 Polls Staggered

Ojukwu Urges Ndigbo to Remain Steadfast

...NASFAT Condemns Attack

Ex-Speaker’s Suspension Triggers Dissent

Lawmaker Tasks Security Agencies on Jos Killings

Friday, March 12, 2010

Jos: Reconciliation Must Come with Compensation, Says PFN

Dike Calls for Effective Military, Civilian Relationship

Fire Guts Kano Textile Market

Yar’Adua: ‘PDP, Governors Should Stop Playing God’

Integrity of Judiciary Crucial to End Curruption, says Ribadu

Orji Suspends Perm Sec, AG

Judgment on Sokoto Guber Appeal Tuesday Next Week

PDP Tasks Royal Fathers on Votes

‘Electoral Reforms Will Determine Fate of Electronic Voting’

LG Workers Protest Police Killing of Colleague

Another Bomb Scare in Edo

Jos: Onovo Charges Police to Be Proactive

FG Releases $1bn from Excess Crude Account

NCP Reviews Sale of NITEL

Court Removes Dangote as NSE President, Billionaire Appeals

52 Escape Death As Plane Overshoots Runway in P/H

My Brush with Death – Ezigbo

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Shonekan: Recurring Crisis More Economic than Ethno-religious

Don稚 Cancel NITEL Sale, CNPP Tells Jonathan

2011: Omoruyi Asks Nigerians to Reject PDP痴 Zoning Policy

Arik Air Announces Mgt Team Restructuring

Govt to Enforce Building Codes, Says Aliero

Goje Approves N210m to Gombe State Varsity

Bakassi: Nigeria May Return to UN

Yakubu Mohammed Joins Kogi Guber Race

Ohakim: Why Govs Oppose Yar但dua痴 Removal

FG Suspends Firearms Licence Issuance

MTN Profit Falls as Rand Gain Hurts Income

FG Inaugurates Communication Policy Review C'ttee

Court Dismisses el-Rufai's Motion to Quash Interim Report

Al qaeda Fundamentalist Bags 9 Months Jail Term

US Calls for Better Leadership in Nigeria

Upkeep Allowance: Senate Excludes Ex-Military Rulers, Families

2011 Polls: INEC to Unfold Time-Table Next Week, Says Iwu

Dangote Retains Ranking in Forbes Rich List

Sokoto Guber: CJN Queries A辰ourt President, 5 Others

Oil Licence Renewal: FG Insists on Investment in Refineries

I Got Only Text Messages before Jos Massacre, Says GOC

Yar但dua: We Acted to Save Our Democracy, Say Govs

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Standard Chartered Empowers Nigerian Girls

Ijebu Ife Mayhem: Group Faults Govt White Paper

Lawmakers: Edo Youths Give Police 7-day Ultimatum

PDP Awards N12bn Contract for Secretariat Complex

2011: ‘Ogbulafor’s Comment on Jonathan Hasty’

UN: ‘Africa Spends $33bn on Food Imports Yearly

WHO Releases New Guidelines for Malaria Treatment

Jos: Hold Maina Responsible, Lawmaker Tells Jonathan

Police Arrest 60 MASSOB Members

NSE Presidency: Dangote Knows Fate Tomorrow

Jonathan: Food Security Key to Vision 2020

Jos: Northern Lawmakers Seek Permanent Solution

‘Some Ministers Did Not Write Jonathan to Maintain Status Quo’

Agbami Oil Field: Court Declines Statoil’s Request

JTF Arrest 6, Destroys 130 ‘Illegal’ Refineries

Obasanjo: Jonathan’s Inability to See Yar’Adua Bizarre

Shell Shuts Sapele, Oben Gas Plants

Power Projects Gulp N63bn

Asset Management Bill Set to Become Law

PDP Presidential Candidate to Emerge September

Enough of Bloodshed, Jang Warns Plateau Residents

Protesters Demand to See Yar’Adua

Jonathan Sends Uwais Report to National Assembly Unedited

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Jos: House Demands Truth Commission

FG Unfolds New Devt Plan for N’ Delta

Yar’Adua: Police Want SNG, Others to Stop Rally

Jos: CAN Worried over Nation’s Unity

Stop Frustrating Jonathan, Elders’ Forum Warns

COPAL Tasks FG on Cocoa Production

‘Give Jonathan Chance to Perform’

NEMA: Epidemic, Highest Killer in Nigeria

EU Donates N196m IT Equipment to Govt

Cocoa Producing States Decry FG’s Attitude

Obi’s Kinsmen Express Satisfaction over Re-election

Elumelu: Court Asks EFCC to Produce Evidence

Orji: My Relationship with Deputy Cordial

Obasanjo: Africans,Their Own Worst Enemies

We’ll Continue to Implement Reforms, Says Oshiomhole

Gowon Tasks Govts on Malaria

Militants Want Ekaette Sacked over Contracts

‘Three -Phased Aviation Reform Underway’

Jos Massacre: Clinton, Rights Group Want Perpetrators Tried

Lukman: Deregulate or Face Worse Fuel Crisis

NNPC: FG May Push for Higher OPEC Quota

Truck Crushes 18 Students, 57 Others to Death in Lokoja

Senate Set to Approve 5 Special Advisers for Jonathan

Aviation Minister Not Queried

Buhari: Yar’Adua’s Impeachment Only Viable Option

Deregulation: FG Ready to Meet Labour’s Conditions

Jang Indicts Army over Jos Massacre

Monday, March 08, 2010

Firm Graduates First Set of Trainees

Poll Wants NJC to Appoint INEC Chair

NAPEP: 40 LGs to Raise N12bn for Micro Finance

Police Arrest 15 Robbery Suspects

FG Supports Osun Airport Bid

Senate May Decide on Auditor General‘s Fate

Jonathan Seeks End to Strikes in Varsities

FG Backs C’River Cash Transfer Project with N423m

Businessman Killed in Ogun

Cattle Dealers: We Lose N5.5bn to Multiple Taxation Yearly

IG Lauds Plan to Pay Police Pension Arrears

Food Security: ‘African Govts Need $600bn Investment’

Falae, Utomi, Jakande Others to Launch New Party

Soyinka Seeks Criminal Proceedings against Turai

AGF: FG Tired of Crisis

Mark, Oshiomhole, Daniel Lament Macebuh’s Death

Gowon, Shagari at Peace-building Parley

CNPP Wants Perpetrators Punished

UK, US Envoys Express Concern

US Envoy: Tackle Extremists in Nigeria

Senate Condemns Fresh Carnage

CJN: How to Stem Graft, Economic Crimes

NITEL: FG May Lose $1.5bn

Money Laundering Offences Attract 10-Year Jail Term

FG Suspends Anyanwu, BPE DG

2007 Guber: Appeal Court Declares Daniel Winner

Disquiet in Presidency over Police Minister’s Comments

Jos Massacre: 387 Bodies Given Mass Burial

FG Approves Funds to Restart Ajaokuta, Itakpe Plants

…Two Down, More to Go

In a Major Game-Changer, Jonathan Fires Mukhtar

Sunday, March 07, 2010

Student Stabbed to Death in Sokoto

Energy: Firm Unfolds Cost-saving Solutions

Group Tasks Jonathan on Fraud in Foreign Ministry

Nigerians in Mozambique, Malawi Complain of Harassment

‘FG Spent N320bn on MDGs in 2 Years’

Deregulation: ‘NLC Open to Negotiation’

Acute Malnutrition Claims 10 Children

N20bn Textile Fund Dormant, Says Minister

Nigeria’s Cocoa Production Declines

Revenue Commission Wants Budget Defence Stopped

Group Faults Senator over Ebonyi Crisis

Lagos NUJ Commences Press Week

AC: Ignore House’s Resolution on Edo Crisis

GSK Slashes Cancer Vaccine Price

‘64 Ex-Customs Officers Die Awaiting Benefits’

Atiku, Sambo, Shekarau Want Nigerians to Sustain Democracy

Nigeria, UK, US Partner on Cyber-crime Legislation

Bird Flu: FCTA Deploys Vet Doctors to Entry Points

Vision 2020: FG Embraces Lagos Blueprint

Akinrinade, Falana, Bakare, Others for SNG Rally

NNPC: Why Fuel Supply Hiccups Persist

Constitution Review: House C’ttee Set to Submit Report

Stanley Macebuh Dies at 67

House Seeks Reversal of CBN’s Policy on Bank CEOs

FG Explains Delay in Repair of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Jos: From Tin City to Massacre City

2011: Write Your Name in Gold, CNPP Tells Ag President

Jos: Jonathan Meets Mark, Onovo, Security Chiefs

N500bn Power Fund: Babalola to Raise Technical Team

Jos: Another Massacre

Saturday, March 06, 2010

Assembly Endorses Nyako for 2011

NAFDAC Nabs Man over Suspected Fake Drugs

Yuguda Woos Rulers on New Programme

Govt to Check Climate Change

Democracy: Saraki Assures International Community

Nigeria Marks Commonwealth Day

‘Why Govt Embraced Deregulation’

Govt Spends N1bn on NYSC Camp

MDGs: Govt Spends N1.9bn on Project

Politician Raises Hope on 2011 Polls

S’Court Hears Guber Election Case March 15

Presbyterian Church Sets Agenda for Jonathan

Govs, Ministers Perceive You as a Weakling, AC Tells Jonathan

Another Politician Killed in Oyo

Buhari Betrayed Shekarau, Says ANPP

N2.4bn Fraud: ‘Nyame Has Case to Answer’

Jonathan Receives Rawlings, Seeks Virile LGs

Yar’Adua: How South-south Govs Influenced Colleagues

Imoke’s Convoy in Minor Accident

Ex-U23 Star, Idahor Dies in Sudan

Mubarak Ill, Transfers Power to Prime Minister

Jonathan Queries Aviation Minister, Omotoba

My Fears for Nigeria, By Buhari

As Activists Meet Acting President... Soyinka Group Presents 3-Point Agenda to Jonathan

Friday, March 05, 2010

... Atuche Disputes Claim on Properties

Ekaette Re-Assures on Niger Delta Devt

Amnesty Reintegration, Rehabilitation Phase Begins Month End - FG

Plateau Hails Court’s Ruling on Jos Crisis

Akingbola: Court Refuses EFFC's Request

... As Oshiomhole Faults Resolution on Council Chairmen

House Approves N4.2 Trillion Budget

NNPC Unveils Restructuring Plan

Obasanjo: No Section, Group Can Appropriate Nigeria

Bank Recapitalisation: CBN Sets Sept Target

Anambra Poll: Ngige Heads for Tribunal

Supreme Court Upturns Longe's Sack from First Bank

US Restates Concern about Yar’Adua, Nigerian Democracy

Thursday, March 04, 2010

‘Assembly Bomb Scare, a Hoax’

COAS: 10 Battalions for Peacekeeping

Edo: Imansuagbon Tasks Oshiomhole on Peace

Yar’Adua: Put National Interest First, ACF Tells Aides

Contracts: Senators, Minister in Shouting Match

Polio Eradication: Emirs Pledge Support

Ulamas Flay Call for Danbazau’s Removal

Assembly Passes N78.7bn Budget

House in Rowdy Session over Edo Politics

FCT Okays Kenya’s Request

Gunmen Kill Businessman, Rob Judge, Ex-Guber Candidate

‘Blame Obasanjo for Leadership Crisis’

Yar Adua’s Illness Hampers Completion of NITEL Sale

Fashola: Oando’s IPP to Save Lagos N591m Yearly

Ibori: Presidency Remains United, Strong

Executive Jacks Up 2010 Budget to N4.3tr

‘Why Senate’ll Not Debate Yar’Adua’

Brass LNG Invites Contractors to Tender

FG to Review Electric Tariff

Onovo Debunks Story Behind Ore Robbery ‘Picture’

Yar’Adua: Activists Set for Civil Disobedience

FG Approves N18bn for Roads in Niger Delta

Danjuma: Jonathan Must Act Decisively

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Global Warming: Fashola Cautions Lagosians

Police Stray Bullets Kill 2, Injure Others

Bid to Stop Obi’s Inauguration Fails

Ex-Gov, Adamu, 18 Others Face 149-Count Charge

...‘Lagos Loses N3bn to Traffic Congestion’

House Halts N64bn Abuja Airport Runway Project

NYSC: FG Spends N30bn Annually

Maternal Death: ‘50,000 Women Die Yearly’

Judiciary: Experts Proffer Ways to Improve Performance

NADECO Chieftain Decries Nation’s Bad Leadership

Elumelu, Others Demand Proof of Evidence from EFCC

I Can’t Find N2.4bn Contract Papers, Says Kpakol

Fuel Crisis: Why Queues Re-surfaced in Lagos

Kaduna Refinery: NNPC Faults House C’ttee

Succession Tussle Peaks at NCC as Ndukwe Exits

Foreign Affairs Perm Sec Pledges to Train Officers

Terrorism: US, Nigeria Sign MoU on Air Marshals

... PDP NWC Carpets Akunyili

2011: INEC to Constitute Election Monitoring Board

Yar’Adua: EXCOF Receives Saudi Team’s Report

Senate Probes Benin-Lagos Robbery

UK Election: Labour Supports Britons of Nigerian Descent

...Senate Halts Moves to Probe Health

House Set to Pass Local Content Bill

President Walks, Talks, Eats, Says Cousin

How Governors Saved Yar’Adua

Governors: Yar’Adua Remains President

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Group Decries Clamour for Bankole’s Recall

Judge Disqualifies Self in Magistrates’ Suit

‘Integrated Approach Assures Robust Risk Mgt’

2 Soldiers, Others Killed as Youths Ambush Soldiers

Ekiti Gets First ISO-certified Drug Store in Nigeria

‘ Yar’Adua’s Return Has Compounded Our Political Crisis’

Transformers’ Pre-paid Meters: NERC Probes PHCN

Extra-Judicial Killings: Group Petition Lagos CP, DPP

Fashola Considers Cabinet Reshuffle

Ojukwu: My Regret over Anambra Poll

Jonathan Forwards Money Laundering Bill to Senate

Turai’s Father Critically Ill

UN Seeks Support for Jonathan

Militants Blow up Shell Flow Station in Delta

Gambo-Jimeta: Cabal Not Acting Northern Agenda

NNPC Incurs N174bn in Product Losses, Pipeline Repairs

Nigerian-born Twins Set British Record

Jonathan Can’t Run in 2011, Says PDP

CBN Wants FG to Implement Deregulation

Yar’Adua: House in Rowdy Session

Monday, March 01, 2010

Oando Wins NOG Company of the Year Award

Fingerprint : Oyinlola Refuses to Tender Expert’s Report

Aliyu Berates Public Officials over Diversion of Funds

FG Urged to Pay Health Workers New Salary

Windstorm Renders 300 Homeless in C’River

... PDP Chairman Warns Rimi

Iwu: Nnamani's Call Mischievous, Says COSEP

Yar’Adua’s Handlers Have Done Irreparable Damage to Democracy

Orji Calls On LG Workers to Shelve Strike

...Try Them for Felony, Group Tells IG

‘Civil Defence Corps Now to Carry Arms’

‘Renewable Energy Achievable in 10 Years’

Nnamani: Yar’Adua’s Aides Taking Nigerians for Granted

EFCC Detains American over Counterfeit Cheques

Yar ‘Adua: ‘Blame Nigeria’s Faulty Foundation’

Court Revokes Bafarawa's Bail, Discharges 6 Accused Persons

Ogbulafor Disowns PDP Faction in Ebonyi

Bio: Lower Niger Dredging 60% Completed

Al-Mustapha: Court Admits SIP Video as Evidence

Shell Threatens Further Shut Down of Gas Plants

Disregard Turai, NBA Tells Jonathan

Bomb Scare in Edo Assembly

Document Scandal Hits Foreign Affairs Ministry

Banks: CBN to Boost Domestic Credit

Jonathan Appoints Danjuma, Anyaoku into Policy C’ttee

Yar’Adua: The Emerging Scenarios

Sunday, February 28, 2010

FCTA Denies Increasing Water Rate

NACOMYO Leader Cautions Yar’Adua’s Kitchen Cabinet

Ex-Legislator Lauds Jonathan over Ban on Solidarity Visits

Yar’Adua: SNG Asks EXCOF to Constitute Medical Panel

Court Refuses Otudeko’s Suit to Stop Zain Board Meeting

Group Decries Attempt to Instigate Army against Jonathan

Ekwueme Faults Anambra Guber Election

Great Zik is Nigeria’s Most Outstanding Political Leader

2011: IBB Considers Joining Presidential Race, Says Aide

CBN Unveils Four Pillars of Banking Reforms

Ministers Agonise over Yar’Adua’s Removal

Etisalat to Introduce Environmental-Friendly SIM Pack

Yar’Adua: Groups Seek Probe of Troops Deployment

NOSCEF Worries over Yar’Adua’s Illness

Health Policies: Access Bank, Friends Africa Support Devt

Group Faults INEC on Voter’s Register

Alaba Traders: CJN Asks IGP to Investigate Police Chief

Youth Groups Threaten NDDC Project

SEC: Sulaiman Faults Calls for Udoma’s Exit

Ex-Militant Canvasses Speedy Post Amnesty Programmes

Cleric Urges Nigerians to Pray for Leaders

Ohakim Tasks ISIEC on Credible Elections

Credit Awareness: National Campaign Begins in Lagos

Nigeria, UN to Implement Agreement on Food Security

NULGE, Govt Flex Muscles over Unpaid Salaries

Climate Change: Uduaghan, World Leaders to Meet in Paris

‘I’ve No Regrets Saying Yar’Adua Must Go’

US-Nigeria Trade: FG Targets Increased FDI, Market Access

Chile Quake: Death Toll Rises to 708

US Cleric Tasks Nigerian Christians on Religious Riots

INEC Decries Information Leakage

Kidnapping: DPO Redeployed over Negligence

Yar’Adua: Controversies, Plot to Destabilise Nigeria, Says Minister

Aguma’s Burial Unites Estranged PDP Members

FDI: Nigeria’s Aggregate Now $20bn

Implement Power Budget Fully, MAN Tells FG

PHCN: Power Generation Rises to 3,362mw

Constitution Review: Ekweremadu Explains Uyo Retreat

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