This Day News Archive for April 2010

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Ajaokuta: FG to Pursue Three-Phased Devt Plan

George Loses Libel Cases against The NEWS, Others

Roads: Daggash, Ogiemwonyi Advocate Strong Local Content

Stop Using Police Uniform, Onovo Warns Artistes

Mourinho?s Inter Through to Final

NDDC MD Dragged to Court over Contracts

Atiku: No Need for Linkman on Registration

NSE Succession: SEC Insists on Transparency

Lagos Magistrates Begin Strike

Virgin Nigeria to Get New Name

Nafada: Govs Influenced Voting on Constitution Review

FG Sets up C’ttee on Hydroelectric Power

UN Condemns Killing of Journalists

Opposition Rejects PDP’s Vote of Confidence on Jonathan

FG Inaugurates Board of Oil Spill Response Agency

Power Situation to Improve Soon, Says FG

Senate Considers Bill on Combating Terrorism

The Man Maurice Iwu

AC Hails Decision

Diary of Iwu’s Elections

Egypt: Why We’ve Not Acted on Yarima’s Marriage to Minor

Ibori Wins One, Loses Another

Nigerian Firms to Benefit from $18bn Oil Business

Jonathan Sends Iwu on Terminal Leave

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Jos: NUJ Condemns Killing of Members

Two Years After, Family, Associates Remember Adesanya

Violence: Ogun Imposes Curfew in Ado-Odo

NNPC Denies Sacking Turai’s Brother

Judge Hands off Ex-Gov Adamu’s Trial

Counsel’s Absence Stalls Dangote’s Bid to Reclaim NSE Presidency

Hoodlums, Pro-Ibori Protesters Clash in Warri

UN Okays Lagos Crime Prevention Strategy

Women Protest Senator’s Marriage to Underaged

JAMB: Controversy Trails UTME Results

Electricity Workers Issue 21-day Ultimatum

FG Seeks Signed Copy of Okigbo Report

PIB: Petroleum Ministry Begins Negotiations with IOCs

Senate Approves FG’s $915m World Bank Loan

US: Spelling Error Aided Abdulmutallab’s Terror Mission

Virgin Nigeria Appoints New CEO

Marked for Deportation, Ghanaian Scholar Cries for Help

Fashola Probe: Assembly Asks Group to Substantiate Allegations

House Joins Senate to Okay Polls for Jan

Power: FG to Privatise PH, Lagos Distribution Companies

PDP Leaders Live to Fight Another Day

Monday, April 26, 2010

‘We Won't Interfere in Council Polls’

Speakers' Conference: Why We Didn't Recognise Omonkhodion

NDLEA Nabs 7 over 9.390kg Cocaine

Ibeno Spill: NOSDRA, DPR Yet to Ascertain Source

Minimum Qualification for Recruitment into Police Now OND

Nigeria Spends N1.3bn Annually on Malaria

Yuguda: Crises Responsible for Underdevelopment in the North

Atiku, NPAN React to The Nation Reporter’s Death

Court Grants Adigwe, Ololo Bail

Court Stops Norwegian Oil Firm from Repatriating Profits

N20bn Fraud: Uneasy Calm in Lagos Secretariat

Bayelsa Commissioner Abducted

IMF, Africa Agree on Public Investment Borrowing Modalities

Ajumogobia: Nigeria Needs Foreign Policy Review

AMC Bill: C’ttees to Present Report to Senate Tomorrow

New Videos Show Abdulmutallab in Training, Martyrdom Statements

Jonathan: No Sacred Cow in Anti-graft War

Emordi: A’Court Delays Igbeke’s Swearing-in

Electricity: Uduaghan Urges FG to Decentralise Distribution

Alleged Fraud: Ogbulafor to be Arraigned May 3

FG Reshuffles NNPC Top Management

Olumide, Virgin Nigeria CEO, Quits

Confusion as Court Stops PDP Meeting

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Ministerial Appointment: PDP Drags Mark, AG to Court

Mark Offers N40m Scholarship to 2,000 Indigent Students

Sanitation: Govt to Prosecute 79

FRSC Impounds 180 Vehicles

Dangerous Weapons: Police Warn Politicians

Ooni Won’t Adopt Any Candidate, Says Omisore

Onaiyekan: Secret over Yar’Adua Not Forever

2011: Ondo Berates Obasanjo over Remarks

Union Bank: Ex-Staff Paid N12bn Gratuity, Pensions

Mark, Kayode Denounce Jos Killings

Police Assure Nigerians of Hitch Free Elections

N’Delta: Orubebe Optimistic on Sustainable Devt

Labour: We Have Not Lost our Bite

Jonathan: God’s Help, Human Support ‘ll See Us Through

Ogbulafor: We Inherited N281m Not N4bn

Arik Air Creates Extra Flight to London

NFF Denies Plot to Remove Bankole

Sudan Backs CBN on Non-interest Banking

A’Court Hears Senator Emordi’s Application on Ouster

IBB: What I Forgot in Aso Rock

Another Journalist Murdered

PHCN, IPPs to Pay More for Gas

PDP Governors to Meet Jonathan over Ogbulafor

Saturday, April 24, 2010

NBA Fetes Saraki, Amaechi for Good Governance

‘Why Ngwa Community Lacks Development’

Lawmaker Backs Agitators for New States

Police Dismiss Killer-cop

2011: Akala’s Wife Urges Prayers for Husband

LG Election Commission Unveils Time-table

Journalists Urge Action on Threats to Colleagues’ Lives

2011: Minister Urges Support for Police

Nigeria, Benin to Overhaul Border Patrol

2011 Polls’ll be Watershed, Says Tinubu

Lagos Probe: EFCC Searches

How to Manage Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Funds

CAN Tasks Jonathan on Corruption

‘IBB, Buhari Others are Political Dinosaurs’

Nnamani Group Heads for Court

W’Bank, IMF Predict 50% Drop in Poverty

Jimoh Ibrahim Takes Over Virgin Nigeria

Four Dead in Renewed Jos Killings

PDP Governors Look Beyond Ogbulafor

Friday, April 23, 2010

PFN Plots Rejection of Corrupt Politicians in 2011

Robbers Terrorise Imo, Kill 10

Shown-Led PDP Faction Wins in Plateau State

JAMB Releases Result

‘Man Evicted from US Plane not Nigerian’

Mark Tells Ministers to Put in Extra Effort

EFCC Arrests Lagos Contractor

FG to Set up Local Content Commission

Jonathan to Implement Electric Reform Act

PDP Reform Group Blames Governors for Ouster

IMF Cautions Nigeria on Use of Excess Crude Account

Jonathan’s Presidential Posters Flood Abuja

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Bode George: A’Court Reserves Ruling on Bail

Lead Capital Emerges Adviser for Transcorp Hilton Transaction

19 Killied in Auto Crash

Shekarau: The Secret of our Success

Ex-Edo Speaker: Court Throws out Objection

Senate Considers Bill on Rehabilitation of Prisoners, Prisons Funding

Telecom Operators Decry Multiple Taxation

Mohammed: All Parties Well Catered for in Gani’s Will

FG Plans Special Fund for Crime Control

AC Wants Lamido to Vacate Seat over Iwu

Yerima: FG Moves against Underage Marriage

Constitution: House May Scuttle Amendment Process

Jang Blames Jos Crises on Non-adherent to Rule of Law

VAT: S’Court Gives FG, Lagos Sept 30 Deadline for Negotiation

World Bank to Seek $5bn from Shareholders

Uneasy Calm at Kaduna Prisons

Nigerian on ‘No Fly’ List Arrested Aboard US-Bound Plane

IMF Forecasts 7 per cent Growth for Nigeria in 2010

Nigerian Firms Now to Get Priority in Oil Sector

Jonathan Signs 2010 Budget, Promises Close Monitoring

As Members of Reform Group Insist on Change… PDP Suspends Masari, Nnamani, Odili, Wabara

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

EFCC Arraigns 6 Bankers over N12.6m Fraud

CJ Pardons 72 Prisoners

‘Ex-parte Orders Undermine Fight against Corruption’

Bhagwati Tasks Nigerian Judges on Fair Practice

Kwara Assembly Okays Pensions, Gratuities Bill

Action Congress Calls for Oyinlola’s Impeachment

2011: Police to Get Bullet Proof Vests

Lagos CJ Decries Abuse of Child’s Rights

Sokoto Guber Poll: S’Court Reserves Judgment Till June 4

Lamido: We’ll Crush the Opposition

2011: Jonathan Can’t Guarantee Free and Fair Elections, Says ANPP

Jos: Killing of Innocent Travellers Barbaric, Says Military

Warri Estate Destroyed by Fire

Afribank Chairman, Former MD Remanded in EFCC Custody

PHCN Awards N3bn Contract for Prepay Metres

Senate Confirms Ministerial Nominees

Jonathan to Unfold Power Blue Print Soon

Constitution Review: House Divided over Tenure of Acting President

Budget 2010: Jonathan Unveils External Borrowing Plan

Appeal Court Throws out Petition against Amaechi

Passengers Scramble for Arik’s First Flight to London

Share Offers: Companies to Pay MPR+5% Interest on Returned Monies

EFCC: Ibori Not above the Law

Jonathan Signs 2010 Budget Today

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Assembly Suspends Lawmaker

Meningitis Outbreak Kills 35

Police Rescue NIFOR Boss, Arrest 5 Kidnappers

Economic Crises: G20 Saved 21m Jobs Globally, Says ILO

Orangun: Osun Appeals Court Verdict

Wages: Workers Besiege Labour Minister’s Office

NANS Opposes Move to Impeach Bankole

Parties in Edo Embrace One Man, One Vote Campaign

Minister Calls for Sound Education System

2011: Police’ll Perform Better – DIG

Child Right: Ondo Plans Family Court

Seized Assets: Court Asks Atuche to Ignore EFCC Invitation

ACF: President Can Come from Any Part of Nigeria

Jonathan Goes Tough on Terrorism, Money Laundering

Toxic Waste: Minister Reads Riot Act to Criminals

IG Directs AIG, CP to Arrest Ibori

EXCOF: Jonathan Sends List of Two Ministerial Nominees

NNPC: LNG Train 7 ’ll Disarm Niger Militants

Drama, As Senate Bars Emordi’s Successor

Jos Killing: Seven Bodies Exhumed in Riyom

Constitution: Again, House Postpones Debate on Amendments

Kaduna Jailbreak: 10 Inmates Feared Killed

A’Court Sacks Shell from Obio/Akpor

NEC Seeks Sovereign Wealth Fund to Replace ECA

Jonathan, N’Assembly Meet over 2010 Budget

Shake-up Looms in Oil Industry

PDP Moves against Masari, Odili, Nnamani

Monday, April 19, 2010

Cleric Backs Jonathan on Power Supply

Nigeria Urged to Tap from Poland’s Economic Prowess

Niger Spends N4bn on Equipment

Remove Iwu, Lose Your Positions, Lamido Tells Jonathan, Govs

Osun: Police Report Echoes as Aregbesola’s Counsel Adopts Written Address

Atiku: Blame Balarabe for Collapse of Mega Party

Jonathan: We’ll Achieve 50% Reduction of Road Deaths by 2020

‘Yar’Adua’s Illness Stalls Bid to Host World Economic Forum’

2011: Fashola’s Posters Flood Lagos

Minister Orders Monthly Security Report on Airports

2011: IG Deploys DIGs to Zones

Court Defers Ruling on Ibori’s Bid to Stop EFCC

Group Wants Open Investigation of Fashola

‘IBB Ignorant of World Affairs’

Lagos Lawmakers Flay IBB’s Comments on Youth

FG to Construct Second Niger Bridge

2010 Budget: Jonathan Meets Key Cabinet Members

Road Safety: FG to Build Way Bridges on Highways

Remittances: C’ttee to Submit Report to Jonathan Soon

GDP: CBN Laments Low Contribution of Oil Sector

Another Top US Official Visits Nigeria

...How I Survived the Air Mishap

Airlines Lose N15bn Annually to Bird Strike

Bird Strike, Fire… But Brave Dana Pilot Saves 97 Lives

Appeal Court Sacks Shell from Bonny Land

Ibori: Protesters, Police Clash at Oghara

Govs Back Ogbulafor

Lagos Appeals to NUJ over Disputed Land

Sunday, April 18, 2010

NUJ Award: Minister Lauds Goje

KESIEC Chair Reads Riot Act to Politicians

PDP Vows to Wrest Abia from PPA

D’Gov: ‘Why Kano is Peaceful’

Govt Uncovers 7,000 Ghost Workers

Confusion as Court Ousts Monarch

‘Concentrate on Provision of Power, Free, Fair Polls’

FG: Efficient Rail Transport ’ll Reduce Burden on Roads

Federal Housing Loans Board Seeks Release of N10bn

Gunmen Kidnap Two Germans

ID Card: FG Seeks Private Investors

‘No Politician from North ’ll Contest against IBB’

Afe Babalola Hails Jonathan’s US Trip

‘EFCC Knew Ibori Would Not Report to It on Saturday’

ECOWAS Defence Chiefs Reject Military Coup in Sub-region

IBB :Don’t Get Me Wrong on Younger Generation

A’Ibom: Controversy Trails Ex-minister’s Guber Declaration

Wage Negotiations: Civil Servants Petition Head of Service

NUPENG Threatens Strike over Industrial Dispute with Shell

Poland: Weather Stalls Nigeria’s Attendance at Funeral

AGF Sets up Prisons Decongestion Committee

...To Raise N2.1tr Rescue Fund for Police

FG Unveils New Town Devt Initiative for Oil Producing Areas

European Airlines Test Airspace, Kick against Flight Restrictions

THISDAY Editor wins Mo Ibrahim Fellowship

Jonathan: Nigeria’s Current Challenges, Necessary Test for Future Greatness

CBN Reform Damaging Economy, Says Gusau

‘Toxic Container’... Back to Sender

PDP to Pick Presidential Candidate September 11

Lawmakers, NAFDAC Take Fake Drugs War to China

Assembly Cautions

Saturday, April 17, 2010

IBB: Younger Generation

Geidam, Workers’ Relationship Excites Labour

FG Donates Anti-snake Drugs to Victims

CAN, NGOs Join Credible Polls Campaign

Lawyers Tackle Govt over Demolished Property

Kidnap Attempt on Colleague Unsettles Journalists

Govt Okay 5 New Road Projects

An era ends, a story begins…

New Monetary Policy: Raising Banks’ Appetite for Lending

Nigeria Loses N21bn to Exam Malpractices

‘Resident Doctors Not on Strike’

Democracy Best Solution to Human Challenges, Says Fashola

Adetokunbo: Military Can Defend Nigeria

17 Feared Dead as Hotel Collapses in Auchi

EFCC Arrests Benue LG Bosses

Willbros: How Delta Bailed Out Ascot

Scandal: Goldman Sachs Shed 13% in Share Prices

Obama, Other Leaders Won’t Attend Kaczynski’s Burial

Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing in Abuja

NUJ Petitions Police over Alleged Plot to Kill Journalists

‘FG, States Fiscally Irresponsible in Management’

Jonathan Meets US-Black Caucus, Wants Illicit Arms Checked

CBN: Credit Squeeze, Major Threat to Economy

Friday, April 16, 2010

CBN Floats N200bn SME Scheme

Disused Batteries, Tyres, TV Sets, Found in Toxic Ship

One Killed as Hoodlums Clash in Sango

Tension Rises in Bauchi After Pastor's Murder

Warri Refinery MD Allays Deregulation Fears

… Finally Court Dethrones Orangun of Ila

Court Orders Police to Pay Oba N3m Compensation

US: Abdulmutallab Changed Our Approach to Aviation Security

Rule of Law Subverted Since 1999, Says Babangida

CBN Pegs Loans to Manufacturers at N1bn

Oil Marketers Bicker over Second Qtr Fuel Allocation

Ibori Sues EFCC for N10bn

Thursday, April 15, 2010

‘Kaduna Has Only 3 Physics Teachers’

Oyinlola: Why I Opposed Justice Oyewole’s Elevation to A’Court

Bayelsa to Probe Employment Scam

Screening Officers to Account for Absconding Pilgrims

Ibori: Delta House Caucus Faults EFCC

IBB, Bankole, Momoh Task Journalists on Unity

Northern Groups Canvass Support for Jonathan

Babalola Gives Recipe for Economic Recovery

Lagos Assembly Now to Probe Fashola

FCT Minister Suspends Land Allocations

FG to Discuss PIB Concerns with Oil Majors

Volcano Eruption Affects Flights in Nigeria, Others

Toxic Waste Ship Berths

Ciroma: Presidency Should Remain in North

Jonathan Returns, US Trip Successful, Says FG

Abia Slams NBA over Call for CP’s Removal

Osun CJ Frees 12 Inmates

NDLEA Nabs 80-year-old Drug Peddler

Attack on IBB: Supporters Condemn Falana, Bakare

Former Railway Boss Joins Kogi East Senatorial Race

Lagos Accuses PHCN of Hampering Rural Electrification Projects

Bankole Canvasses Attitudinal Change to Elections

Retirement Age: AGF Advocates 75yrs for S’ Court Judges

2011: Sultan Harps on Free, Fair Polls

NMA: Medical Doctor, Best Suited for Health Minister

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Group Lauds Jonathan’s Strategy on Power Sector

Robbery:Police Parade Corps Member, Others

Group Lauds Atiku’s Proposed Return to PDP

2011: Ogun PDP Gets Zoning Committee

Iheanacho Reads Riot Act to Prison Service

Women: Minister Seeks Action against Obsolete Laws

Women Urged to be Actively Involved in Politics

Oyo Guber: Adewusi, Ex Tinubu Aide, Declares Intention

Huge Debts’ll Hamper Aviation Safety, Says Minister

Nyako: I’m Not Against Atiku’s Return to PDP

Army Designs Programme for Border Officials

Mimiko: Police Actions’ll Make or Mar 2011 Polls

NHIS Spends N2.7bn on Maternal, Child Health

Anambra PDP Holds Reconciliatory Meeting

Unknown Gunmen Abduct Akpabio’s Chief Driver, Kill One

Oyo Guber: Ex-Lagos Commissioner Declares Ambition

Jonathan Vows to Prosecute Jos Crises Masterminds

FG Assures on Minimum Wage

ICPC Investigates 2009 Capital Projects

Nnamani: PDP Can’t Deliver Democracy to Nigerians

2011: Buhari, Tinubu, Nwosu on Way Forward

Jonathan: We’ll Look into EFCC

2011: ‘There are Options for Me’

At Special Session, Senators Pay Tribute to Late Gombe Colleagues

Shell Shuts Down Offshore Oil Field

Back to PDP, Atiku Can’t Run Till 2012

Ship Laden with Toxic Waste ‘Heading for Nigeria’

2011: Jonathan Fails to Rule Himself Out

Ibori: Court Stops EFCC

Ekiti: Fayemi Urges Tribunal to Declare Him Winner

Ebonyi: PDP Adopts Open Ballot System for Primaries

‘Release Funds for Campaign against Bird Flu’

‘PDP Has Not Adopted Any Candidate in Delta’

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Princewill Tasks Jonathan on N’Delta, Electoral Reform

SON Seals off Steel Firms over Sub-standard Products

Violent Crisis: Religious Leaders Charged to be More Tolerant

Jonathan Asked to Ignore Campaign against Ribadu

Some Banks May Fail Recapitalisation Bid, Says BGL

Union Solicits Payment of Pension to Retired Workers

Ex-administrator Advocates More Funds for LGs

Group Moves against IBB’s Presidential Ambition

GIMG Seeks Second Term for Akpabio

Senate Denies Division among Members over Jonathan

‘Review Criteria for Appointments to Appeal, Supreme Courts’

Shonekan, Fashola Hinge Nigeria’s Development on Infrastructure

Court Frees Bayelsa Commissioner

Don’t Sack Ogbulafor, Others, Ciroma Warns PDP

Asset Declaration: Conduct Bureau Threatens 25 Ex-ministers

Global Oil Demand to Hit 86.6mbpd

Police Promotion: PSC Dumps Federal Character

Youths Protest Against Insecurity, Graft

Lagos Assembly Probes State’s Joint Account

Aturu: CJN Must Apologise to NBA

22 Burnt to Death in Ondo Autocrash

House May Begin Debate on PIB Next Month

Abdulmutallab: Court Hearing Set for June

Jonathan, World Bank in Talks over Power Sector

Ibori Declared Wanted

Monday, April 12, 2010

Ohakim: Commercial Agriculture, Solution to Food Security

Govt to Evacuate Destitutes from Streets

‘NYSC is Collective Responsibility’

Ndokwa Youths Vow to Defend Kinsmen in Influential Positions

FG to Deliver 55,000 Housing Units in 10 Months

Kaduna Gives N155m to Market Associations

Mass Redeployment of Judges Disrupts Court Activities in Lagos

Braithwaite Faults Jonathan, Ribadu Parley

Ondo Assembly Reconvenes, More Members Defect to Labour Party

Daggash to Revisit Second Niger Bridge Project

Housing Scheme: Anxiety Grips N’Assembly Workers

Atiku’s Planned Return Ruffles PDP

Aviation Safety: FG Issues New Conditions to Int’l Airlines

Daggash to Revisit 2nd Niger Bridge Project

Jerome, the Man Behind Udoji Award, is Dead

Bomb Explosion Rocks Jos

N’Assembly Sends 2010 Budget for Presidential Assent

FG to Guarantee Fuel Subsidy with Sovereign Debt Notes

Jonathan: Expect Changes in INEC

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Govt, Canada Partner on Human Capacity Devt

AC Wants Fresh Voters’ Registration

Police Arrest 3 Suspected Cultists over Varsity Students’ Murder

N67.5m Solar Power Contract for 22 Schools Awarded

‘Attitudinal Change is Way Forward’

Police Accused of Protecting Suspected Ritualist

Lagos Uncovers Fresh 109,667 HIV/AIDS Cases

Govt Tasks Monarchs on Child, Maternal Mortality

Youths Condemn Attacks on N’Delta Appointees

Steel Industry: Dangote Urges FG to Review Relevant Laws

11-year-old Boy Stabs Mother to Death

Meningitis Kills 13 in Kano

Food Sellers Insist on Indefinite Strike

It’s Time to Move Nigeria Forward, Says Bakare

Ex-Lagos Commissioner Guns for Ekiti Senatorial Seat

S’East Speakers Back Iwu for Re-appointment

Atiku in Benin, Holds Secret Meeting with Associates

JTF Raises Alarm over Alleged Plot to Attack Shell Facility in N'Delta

Seek Alternative Revenue Sources, Jonathan Tells Varsities

FCT Polls: 41 Arrested over Violent Conduct

Ramsey Noah Emerges AMAA Actor of the Year

Polish Envoy Hopes Probe Would Reveal Cause of Crash

Buhari: Only Good Governance Will Solve Nigeria’s Problem

Prospective Bank MDs to Face CBN Interview

Fresh Crisis Erupts Near Jos

Jonathan, Obama Meet on N’Delta, Oil Reform

Saturday, April 10, 2010

‘No Rift Between

Govt: No Going Back

Retirees Groan over

Doma Seeks More Roles for Royal

My Greatest Nightmare

Govt Distraught over

Monarchs: Make Igbo Language Compulsory in Varsities

Gbajabiamila Slams Politicians over Defection

Complaints as INEC Holds FCT Council

NESREA Begins Crackdown on Telecoms Operators

‘Recycling Leaders, Bane of Nigeria’s Politics’

Adamawa Govt, PDP Oppose Atiku’s Return Bid

Dangote Acquires New Aircraft to Celebrate Birthday

Jonathan in US, Meets Obama Today

Russia Probes Polish President’s Death in Plane Crash

2011: IBB Confirms Interest in Presidency

Friday, April 09, 2010

‘$11bn FDI Flowed into Nigeria in 2009’

Edo Govt not Indebted, Says Oshiomhole

EFCC Arrests ‘Traditional Chief’ over $.2m Fraud

Ex-Militants Applauds Madueke’s Appointment

‘Yar’Adua’s Ill-health Bad for Nigeria Image’

NBA Tackles Abia CP for Disobeying Courts

10,000 Cops, 3,000 Electoral Personnel for FCT Poll

Gowon, Okonjo-Iweala Harp on Sustainable Economic Devt

World Bank Forecasts 4.8% GDP Growth for Nigeria

2011 Will Make or Mar Nigeria, Says Buhari

PDP Governors Prepare to Receive Atiku

JTF Nabs Greek Ship With Stolen Crude Oil

Jonathan Departs for US Today, Briefs Senate President

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Jonathan Charges Education Minister, Govs on MDGs

Rimi: Police Arrest 15 Suspects

Jonathan Parleys Mutallab

Halliburton: Nigeria Has Enough Evidence, Says US

Okonjo-Iweala Warns against Depleting Excess Crude Account

Power: Jonathan Rolls out Emergency Measures

2011: Police Read Riot Act to Politicians

NASU Kicks Against VC’s Plot to Elongate Tenure

Firm Assures Consumers of Product Quality

Corruption: ICPC Boss Berates NGOs

‘500m People Have Damaged Kidney Globally’

Lagos Fires 87 LASTMA Officers

Minister Wades into NAMA, Airline Operators’ Feud

I Didn’t Warn Ooni over Osun PDP, Says Aspirant

2011: Nobody Can Stop IBB, Says Aide

Macebuh Funeral C’ttee Meets in P’Harcourt April 13

Plateau to Copy Kaduna Security Model

‘Embrace Lending Portfolios of Micro-finance Banks’

Yar Adua: Clerics’ Visits, Breach of National Security

Mark Seeks Prayers for Nigeria, Political Leadership

FG, Tunisian Collaborateto Combat Environmental Degradation

Lagos Records Low Budget Performance

FRSC Seeks More Support in Road Safety Awareness

‘No Court Order Against Maryam Babangida Centre’

Row over Impeachment of Ondo Speaker, Deputy

Economic Growth: Babalola Sets 6-Month Target for Heads of Parastatals

Daily Power Generation to Drop by 400mw

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Black Heritage Festival: 30 Emerge for Painting Competition

2011: Group Vows to Draft Politician for Guber Race

Political Divisions in Yorubaland Blamed on Selfishness

Yarima Fingered as Zamfara ANPP Crisis Deepens

FRSC, Others Give 3-Month Ultimatum to Fake Tyre Dealers

‘Newsroom Barometer’ to Feature at World Editors’ Forum

Insecurity: Hospitals Begin Strike in Edo

Protect NNPC Pipelines, New GMD Tells Communities

Buhari, IBB, Atiku, Danbazau Commiserate with Rimi’s Family

Court Stops Delta from Honouring IBB’s Wife

Three Killed as Okada Riders, Community Clash

Pregnant Woman Arrested with Cocaine at Airport

Lagos Tackles Banks on ATM Frauds

Ajumogobia Wants Foreign Affairs Building Ready

N64bn Airport Runway: Julius Berger May Lose Contract

‘Prosecute IBB over $12.4bn Gulf Oil Windfall’

EU Launches N380m Scheme for Human Rights, N’Delta

Atiku: At Last, Associates Endorse His Return to PDP

Ministers Warned Against Violating Due Process

Ministers:The Profiles (II)

Jonathan to Meet Obama on Sunday

CBN Proposes New Loan Provisioning Regimes

Nigerians Jailed 12 Yrs for Attack on E’Guinea

Yayale: We’re Treating Yar’Adua with Sympathy

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Clark, Others Carpet ‘Cabal’ Undermining Jonathan

Uduaghan: Let’s Be United in Our Support for Jonathan

Obi Grants Amnesty to 15 Prisoners

NANS Advises Jonathan to Sack Iwu

Women Pray over Jos Crisis

PDP to AC: Obasanjo is Our Leader

Jonathan ‘s Wife Drums Support for Hubby

Water Scarcity Hits Kaduna Metropolis

Court Halts GSM Mast Installation

UBTH Medical Director Kidnapped, Staff Down Tools

Jos: Kumuyi Flays Killing of Pastor’s Wife, Children

‘Halliburton Scam Swept Under Carpet ‘

House Tasks Presidency on MDGs Projects

Food Dealers Give Lagos 14-Day Ultimatum

Labour Wants Security System Overhauled

Tsav Lambasts Police

Northern Governors Mourn

Jonathan Told to Immortalise Him

Presidential System Has Failed Nigeria, Says Soyinka

WAGP: Nigeria Begins Gas Supply to Ghana

Ministers:The Profiles

2011: US Partners Nigeria on Electoral Reforms, Credible Polls

‘We Have Collective Responsibilty’

PDP Postpones NEC Meeting, Waits for Yar’Adua

Yar’Adua: Court Okays Incapacitation Suit

Barkindo Removed as NNPC GMD

Jonathan Takes over Ministry of Power

Monday, April 05, 2010

LG Polls: ANPP Set to Sue CROSIEC

Bakassi: Henshaw Chides Senate C’ttee

FCT May Revoke Abandoned Car Park Project

Carnival Displays Sound, Colours of Lagos

Uduaghan Warns Board Members over Power Tussle

MOPOL Chief Missing

Ribadu: Lawyers Refute EFCC’s Corruption Charges

Oil Spill: NGO Accuses Mobil of Insensitivity

Yayale Arrives US for Inauguration of Bi-national Commission

Group Demands Probe into Ajegunle Killings

PDP Sweeps LG Polls in Bayelsa

Nigeria May Still Spoil Bharti-Zain Deal

Atiku Dissociates Self from ‘Coalition of True Democrats’

Transformer Explosion Kills 3 in Benin

Obasanjo, Danjuma Snub Each Other at Airport

Lagos: Budget Delay Cripples Project Implementation

IG Promises Intense Investigation

House May Revoke Privatisation of Oshogbo Steel Mill

‘Immortalise Him by Implementing Electoral Reforms’

IBB, Mark, AC, Others Mourn

Governors Move to Save Iwu from Sack

Rimi and June 12

Did He Die a Progressive?

The Rimi of Kano

Christian Leaders ‘Meet Yar’Adua’

Rimi: Kano Stands Still

Sunday, April 04, 2010

Varsity Honours Wamakko

Oshiomhole Wants Communities to Complement Govt’s Efforts

Don Urges Stakeholders to Chart Devt Roadmap

Oyinlola Asks Tribunal to Dismiss Petition

Defamation: Ex-Lawmaker Released from Detention

Ezza/Ezillo Violence: Elechi Vows to Punish Sponsors

NAPEP Faults NANS over Call to Probe It

‘Don’t Spare Perpetrators of Jos Mayhem’

Cocaine Family: Suspects to Face Child Abuse Charges

Atuche Heads for A’Court

Bauchi Pilgrims to Present ‘Indigene’ Letters

Emodi’s Sack Unanimous, Says Igbeke

Jos Crisis: Ex-House Members Want Indicted Sponsors Punished

Imoke Back from Medical Trip

Opposition, Others Fault Clerics' Visit to Yar’Adua

PDP Accuses Member of Fuelling Crisis in States

Pope Entrusts Future of Nigeria,Congo, Guinea in God’s Hand

Brothers Charged With Stabbing Nigerian Teenager in Ireland

Senate Committee Condemns Security Lapses at Airports

Jonathan: Journey to Greatness, Painful

Abike Dabiri-Erewa: Diaspora Voting Feasible by 2015

AC Asks Jonathan to Set Benchmark for Ministers

More Indigenous Participation in Oil Sector Underway

Ex-Gov Rimi Dies after Armed Robbery Attack

Saturday, April 03, 2010

Orji’s a Stabilising Factor, Says Aide

Yar’Adua: Politics and Counter-Politics

3 Commissioners Resign Ahead 2011 Poll

How to Remove Iwu, By Politician

‘Cashless Society Not Feasible in Nigeria Now’

Free Medical Care for Children Underway

Health Concerns over Oil Spill in Ibeno

NYSC Assures on Corps Members’ Security

Keyamo: FG Wrong to Drop Charges against Ribadu

Youths Protest Police Brutality in Ajegunle

Sokoto Justifies Dange Water Project

Salary Increment: FG Laments Workers Threat

Rival Cult Clash Claims 4 Lives

Business, Leisure Activities Pick Up at TINAPA

Niger Votes N185m to Boost Education

‘Abuja Runway Project Not Costly’

Zenith, UBA Suffer Decline in Net Profit

Gombe Buries Second Senator in One Week

Nigeria, US Sign Historic Agreement Wednesday

As Aso Rock Invites Christian Leaders for Easter Prayers… Clerics: Why We Met Yar’Adua, Jonathan,Gusau

Friday, April 02, 2010

Flaks for Akeredolu’s View on Sokoto Guber Appeal

Contractor Blames Administrative Instability for Poor Project Execution

NDLEA Arrests Couple with 4kg of Cocaine

Ministerial Screening: PDP Elders Berate Senator Gogwim

PDP Counsels Youths against Violence

EFCC Apprehends Bank Manager over N45m Fraud

NANS Wants NAPEP Investigated

Falae, Ogbe, Balarabe Musa, Others Form New Party

Jonathan to Swear-in Cabinet Tuesday

Mixed Reactions Trail Visit of Imams, Associates to Yar’Adua

Term Limit: Otudeko, Alabraba to Step Down from Bank Boards

Nigeria, Others Removed from Terror Watch List

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Monarch Canvasses North, South Unity

Senator Earmarks N4bn to Empower People

NSCDC: EFCC, ICPC Uncover Fake Certificates

‘Nigeria’s Problem is Moral’

Constitution Amendments: Civil Society Group Commends Senate

Beware of Sycophants, Jonathan Told

Court Acquits NDLEA Commander

Bayelsa: Ex-militant Leaders May Jettison Amnesty Programme over EFCC Probe

Firms Announce Scholarship Grants in A’Ibom

Kano Spends N4.7bn on Rural Roads

‘Alleged N500m Missing Fund Spurious’

Pipeline Vandalism: 11 Arrested as 15 Policemen Face Dismissal

Emordi Seeks Interpretation of Appeal Court Judgment

Lagos Carnival: ‘Treat Visitors with Utmost Courtesy’

Head of Service: No Discrimination against Women

Kidnapping: Army Parades Notorious Kingpin in Enugu

Youths Protest Allison-Madueke’s Minsiterial Nomination

Jonathan: FG Committed to Reform of Extractive Industry

US Moves to Tackle Piracy on African Waters

Bello Advocates LG Autonomy

FCT Poll: Police Deploy 11,000 Personnel

FG Approves Fuel Importation for 2nd Quarter

2011 Will be Transparent, Says Mark

Coup Scare: Guinea Bissau PM Detained, Released

House: Why Persons ‘Indicted’ by Administrative Panel Should Contest

Jos: FG Charges 20 with Terrorism

Easter: Jonathan Preaches Peace

Nationwide Red Alert over Calabar Airport Incident

Yar’Adua Hosts Imams, Associates at Aso Rock

IBB Meets Obasanjo, Says ‘I’m Consulting on 2011’

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

N58m Fraud: Police Arrest Bank Workers, Bursar

Oshiomhole Felicitates with New Anglican Primate

No Projects ‘ll Be Abandoned, Says Mimiko

Kidnapping: Assembly Speaker Seeks Israel’s Cooperation

Ijaw Leaders, ACF Meet over Jonathan

Ikimi: No Plan to Return to PDP

Dogo Nahawa: 90 Suspects to Be Arraigned

Welfare: Maritime Workers Give FG, NPA 2-Week Ultimatum

Dike Canvasses Joint Security Mechanism in Africa

Saraki Suspends SSG, Two Others

Coroner’s Inquest: GOC, Police Boss to Appear in Court

Food Security: Lagos Initiates N50bn Agric Credit Scheme

‘EPZs Created 20,000 Jobs in 10 Years’

House Passes N362.3bn FCT Budget

US Embassy, FCT on Collision Course over Road Project

Jos: PAC to Consider Truth, Reconciliation Commission

Libya: Sirleaf in Peace-mending Visit to Jonathan

Sylva: Detractors After Me

N200bn Deficit: NNPC Subsidiaries to Undergo JV Capitalisation

Senate Approves Akunyili, 37 Other Nominees

Elakama Quits NSE, Confirms Succession Crisis

NLC, Balarabe Demand Iwu’s Sack, Electoral Reform

FG Withdraws Case against Ribadu

‘Repent!’ the Man Screamed... and then Rammed His Car Under Arik Aircraft

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