This Day News Archive for August 2010

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Jonathan: FG

5-Yr-old Nigerian Passes London GCE

2011: FG Tightens Security at Borders over Influx of Arms

Power Fund: CBN to Penalise Erring Banks

PHCN Workers Suspend Strike

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

CDF Trains Youths

PDP: Why Ogbulafor was Dropped

Check-point Killing: Police Begin Orderly Trial of 5 Officers

You Have a Case to Answer, Court Tells Pastor

Omehia Canvasses Support for Jonathan

Aregbesola: I’ll Contest 2011 Guber Election in Osun

Father of Triplets Appeals for Assistance

Jonathan to Lead Welcome Party for Orji

5 Policemen, 4 Bandits Killed in Robbery Attacks

INEC: Jega Promises Improved Services

FG Moves to Secure Nigerians’ Jobs in US, UK

NNPC, LNG Japan Corp Commence Strategic Partnership

Bankole: Boundary Adjustment to Form Part of State Creation

2011: NBC Warns Broadcast Stations Against Unfair Practice

Atiku: Why I’m Working with IBB

Vision 2020: New Law to Compel States, LGs' Compliance Coming

Ex-Reps: Yar’Adua/Jonathan Ticket Inseparable

Cholera Claimed 352 Lives in 11 States, Says FG

FG Inaugurates Committee on Oil Spill Prevention Strategy

‘Atiku Never Said IBB Wanted to Rule Indefinitely’

Again, Judge Keeps Akingbola in Custody

Tension in Port Harcourt over Soboma’s Death

Orji Kalu: Twist in Lady’s Death Saga

PHCN Strike: Military Engineers to Take over Power Plants

INEC Considers Jan 8 for Presidential Election

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Falana Drags N’Assembly to Court over Jumbo Pay

Oil Sector: National Interest Should Be Paramount

Strikes: Unions Pledge to Work with FG

2011: Minister Charges Youths on Credible Polls

Lawmaker: My Replacement Illegal

CBN Disburses N71bn for Commercial Agric

Soboma George, Militant Leader, Feared Killed in Port Harcourt

Bauchi High Court Orders Gadi to Vacate Dep Gov’s Office

First Lady in Hasty Departure from Rivers over Waterfront

How a Woman Died in Orji Kalu’s US Residence

IBB Wanted to Rule for Life, Says Atiku

Jonathan Appoints Dalhatu Tafida Campaign Director

Monday, August 23, 2010

Obasanjo: Black Race Most Fertile in the World

UNDP Tasks FG on Strict Enforcement of Oil Spill Regulations

S’East Govs Worry over Strikes in State-owned Varsities

Ex- SSG to Contest Senatorial Seat

Emir Promises Free Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Mark Harps on Unity, Harmony Among Nigerians

Stop Flogging Hawkers, Rights Group Tells Minister

Don’t Be Used to Rig Elections, Mimiko Advises Corps Members

Gastro-Enteritis Kills 16 in Gombe

NESREA Shuts Down MTN Base Stations in Abuja

2011: Pro-Jonathan Group Denies Merger Report

LCC Toll Gate Crisis: Fashola Sets Up Panel

Minister Challenges Private Sector on Job Creation

Terrorism: ‘Why We Must Secure N’ Assembly’

Akingbola: Court Adjourns Bail Application to Tomorrow

‘FCT Minister Didn’t Advise IBB, Others to Step Down for Jonathan’

NLC Blames Obasanjo for Lack of Virile Opposition

Be More Sensitive to Masses’ Plight, ACN Tells Jonathan

NBA: 2011 Polls Under Threat

Vision 2020: FG, OPS, LGs to Raise N32tr

NUPENG Stops Supply of Petroleum Products to Lagos

Jos Crisis: FG to Implement Recommendations

12-Year-old Boy Kills Step-mother

PDP Reconstitutes Anambra Exco as Nwodo Sacks Aide

Crisis Rocks NEITI over Alleged Corruption

Amnesty: Flawed Data Used to Exonerate Oil Firms in N’Delta

PHCN: NCP Approves Sale of 11 Distribution Firms to Core Investors

US Grants Nigeria Highest Air Safety Rating

PDP Opts for Staggered Presidential Primaries

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Rural Roads Intended to Boost Economy, Says Imoke

Vigilant Security Guards Foil Robbery Attempt

DDC Machines: Council Faults ACN on INEC Contract

Ugochukwu Declares Support for Orji

CLO Condemns Inhuman Treatment of Nigerians Abroad

Request for Investigation into Missing Trillions

UN to Exonerate Shell from Pollution in Niger Delta

Okigbo Report is with CBN, Coalition Alleges

Customs’ Directive Threatens Non-Oil Export, MAN Warns

Party Demands Probe of ‘Missing Trillions’

INEC Sends Contractors to SSS for Integrity Check

Jonathan at Last: Await My 2011 Declaration

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Ramadan: Muslims Urged to Seek Allah’s Blessings

Foundation Expands Access to Healthcare Programme

Geographical Information System Updated

Varsity Council Seeks End to ASUU Strike

Shortage of Pharmacists Worries Professionals

W’Bank Earmarks $180m for Science Education

On the 2011 Presidential Election

FAAN Hosts Conference, Exhibition

SSANU Orders Members on Sympathy Strike

Party Reform Excites Edo PDP Chairman

Ex-Fighter Tasks Colleagues on Peace

Minister Charges Training Fund on Unemployment

Amaechi Unveils Scholarship for Women

No Place for Thuggery, Politician Tells Colleagues

2011: Atiku’s Declaration Delights Princewill

Ransome-Kuti Brothers, Achebe Enter Academics’ Hall of Fame

Ume-Ezeoke Denies Role in ANPP Feud

… Women Get Salt Gift for Voting in Bauchi

5 Die in Gombe Senatorial Re-run Poll

Sokoto Flood Claims 2 Lives, Destroys 200 Houses

Obaigbena Opens Int’l Art Expo, Tasks Banks

92 Persons Escape Death in Aero Plane Mishap

NFF Board Elections Now to Hold Thursday

As Lawyers Converge on Kaduna for Annual Conference: NBA Sues National Assembly Over Jumbo Pay

...Police Stop Pro-Jonathan Rally in Katsina

100 Northern Politicians Storm Aso Rock, Urge Jonathan to Run

Friday, August 20, 2010

Oodua Trade Fair’s Illegal, Says Lawson

Ohordua Kingship Tussle Escalates

British Homosexual Priest to Marry Nigerian Male Model

Dame Jonathan Commends Uduaghan

Election: Court Restrains NFF

REC Adebayo: Pro-Democracy Group Ask Jega to Revisit Redeployment

2011: Dokubo-Asari Backs Jonathan

Plateau Lawmakers Battle Jang over LG Account

Kebbi Denies Arrest of Speaker, Accountant General by ICPC

779 Ex-militants Posted to Training Centres

Babatunde Belgore Dies at 76

2011: IBB Chides FCT Minister

Nigeria LNG to Raise $2bn

PDP Urges Atiku to Follow Due Process

FG Wades into Recovery of MKO’s Assets from Europe

All Legal Hurdles Cleared for Election, Says INEC

Thursday, August 19, 2010

2011: ‘No Election Without Omisore’

Cleric Urges Nigerians to be Spiritually Conscious

Govt Okays Life Jail for Kidnappers

Electricity Upgrade: 400 Houses to Go in Jos

LAP Takes over Nkwelle Ezunaka Farm

Overlook Babangida's Mistakes, Group Urges Nigerians

2011: Don’t Use Students as Thugs, NANS Warns Politicians

Yuguda, Gadi Settle Out-of-Court

2011: S’South PDP Plans Youth Summit for Jonathan

Couple Accused of Torturing Boy to Death

Okereke-Onyiuke: You Can’t Stop Us, EFCC Tells Court

2011: Prepare for over 2m Physically Challenged

WAEC Releases May/June 2010 WASSCE Results, Withholds 77,168

Another Policeman Killed, LG Chair Kidnapped in A’Ibom

... ‘Committed to Resuscitating Ajaokuta Steel’

FG Alerts on Resurgence of Measles Epidemic

Airports: FG Insists on 100% Body Screening

CBN Orders Uniform Account Number Scheme in Banks

EFCC Warned Against Use of Force

Fashola Inaugurates Multi-billion Naira Lekki Free Trade Zone

FG to Establish Body on Policy Sustainability

FCT Minister Urges IBB, Buhari to Drop Ambition

Shareholders in Court over Sale of Troubled Banks

360,000 Corps Members to Be Engaged for 2011 Polls

Nigerian Tragic Couple Had Record of Domestic Violence

FG Approves New Gas Pricing for Manufacturers

Govs, Gusau Set to Join Presidential Race

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Minister Decries Absence of Transport Policy

NRC Introduces First Class Passenger Trains

Itsekiri Women Invade $.8bn Chevron Facility in Delta

FRSC Blames Increasing Accidents on Impatience

Road Accidents: Rights Group Threatens to Drag FG to ICC

‘Lagos PDP Delegates’ll Vote for Jonathan’

‘Only 17.2% Nigerians’ve Access to Potable Water’

Buhari Visits Makinde, Says Nation’s Future Depends on 2011 Polls

Babalola Proceeds on Approved Vacation

Ex-Police Officer to Die for Killing Varsity Student

PDP Factional Members Charged with Cultism

Jonathan Greets IBB at 69

82 Aliens Get Nigerian Citizenship

Abia Gets New Dep Governor

1,000 Pro-Jonathan Groups Merge Ahead of Declaration

‘Nigerians in Diaspora to Vote in 2015’

EFCC to Charge Ex-Director to Court

Bauchi Cholera Death Toll Hits 67

Ciroma: If Jonathan Emerges, Zoning is Dead

Bonny Attack Cuts Nigeria’s Crude Oil Export

…FG Heads to S’Court over New Constitution

2011 Elections Behind Schedule, Says Jega

PDP Chieftain Commends Uduaghan on Infrastructural Development

Church, LAWMA to Clean, Beautify Select Places

2011: N’East Urged to Support Jonathan/Sambo Ticket

‘PDP NEC’s Decision Not Averse to Jonathan’s Ambition’

Resign Now, Ajimobi Tells Alao-Akala

Customs Investigates 111 Officers, Rakes in N171bn in Six Months

Two Ghanaians Convicted in Ekiti for Dealing in Narcotics

2010 Admissions Under Threat as Schools Fail to Present Lists

A’Ibom: Police Officer Killed, 3 Kidnappers Arrested

Trans-Border Bandits Kill 10 in Adamawa

FG, US to Sign Agreement on HIV/AIDS

Voters’ Registration: UK Backs INEC

Confusion in Plateau Assembly over Alleged Move to Impeach Gov, Speaker

89% Passed Competency Test, Says Oronsaye

NSE DG: Screening of Candidates Begins Next Week

2011: FG Raises the Alarm over Influx of Illegal Arms

FBI Begins Training of EFCC Operatives Next Month

Power: Inadequate Funding Threatens Egbin Station

Human Rights Watch: Police Corruption, Threat to 2011 Polls

Atiku Writes PDP, Seeks Waiver

FG Wants Electricity Subsidy Reviewed

2011: At Last, Jonathan to Declare in September

Monday, August 16, 2010

Ex-Gov Seeks Improvement in Journalists’ Welfare

‘FEC Yet to Approve YABATECH, Others as Varsity’

Technology Tools: Google Partners UNN on Staff Training

Heroic Reception as Agbaso Promises to Fight On

Aero Celebrates Nigeria’s Independence, Offers N0.00 Fare

Fashola: Federal Salary Structure, Burden to States

Group Inaugurates Project Site, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

SIM Registration: MTN Denies Asking for Payment

Babalola Yet to Resume Duty at New Posting

Students’ Protest Rocks Benin

N’Delta: Proliferation of Youth Groups Worries NDDC Boss

Nigeria Ranks Second in Lowest Living Condition

N4bn Cocaine: Two Foreigners, 3 Nigerians Arraigned

FCT: FG to Conduct Integrity Test on Buildings

Jonathan Launches Roadmap for Power Aug 26

Voters’ Registration: Anxiety over DDC Machines Procurement

INEC to Prosecute 2007 Election Offenders

Constitution: Civil Society, Others Seek S’Court’s Intervention

N37bn UBE Fund Lies Idle at CBN

PDP: We’ll Grant Atiku Waiver if...

2011: Northern Young Turks Clamour for ‘New Face’

Jonathan Appoints Njiddah, New Energy Council Scribe

Lagos Accident: Survivors Narrate their Ordeal

Four Rescued Banks Get Bidders

Jonathan Under Pressure to Veto New Electoral Bill

Sunday, August 15, 2010

AFRIFF: Deadline for Submission Now Aug 23

Govt Revokes Title of Property of Factional PDP

Nnamani: Our Devt Depends on Electoral Sanctity

Don’t Run for Senate, Group Tells Ndoma-Egba

Election: Tribunal Rules on Ngige’s Matter August 20

Refinery: Ohakim Seeks Partnership with NNPC

Emordi: Why I Dumped PDP for APGA

NDLEA Arrests 20 Suspects at MMIA

Yuguda Promises to Receive FCT Minister to PDP

Fasehun Asks Yoruba Elders to Reconcile Daniel, Bankole

2011: Group Canvasses Support for Ohakim

Sergeant Shoots DPO, Commits Suicide

No Automatic Tickets, ACN Tells Apirants

2011: Obasanjo, S’West PDP Govs Meet

SNG: Bakare Denies Suspension Report

Jonathan: Nigeria in Need of God-fearing Leaders

Sultan: Nigeria Won’t Break Up in 2011

2011: S’East Leaders Divided over Presidency

Ibadan Varsity VC Begs Muslim Community

Respond to Masses’ Needs, Group Tells FG

FG to Fast-track Green Energy Devt Policy

Colleagues, Associates Mourn Muraina at Fidau Prayer

Former Wilbros MD, Tillery Deported

Shell JV Raises Alarm over Increase in ‘Sabotage Spills’

ACN Warns INEC over ‘Compromised’ Contractors

Anger as Road Accident Claims 30 Lives in Lagos

Defiant Atiku Declares Presidential Bid

FG to Set up New Financial Regulatory Body

IBB: Insha Allah, I’ll Run against Jonathan

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Constituents Endorse Chukwumerije’s Planned Defection to PDP

1,069 Communities Benefit from Electrification Projects

Cancer: FG Urged to Adopt New Immunisation Strategy

‘My Fears for 2011 Elections’

I’ve No Case with EFCC, Says Senator

Imoke Lauds NDDC’s Development Strides

Constitution: Another Lagos Lawyer Sues N’Assembly

Delta Appeals to Striking Health Workers

Dissolution: Abia PDP Leaders Rise against Nwodo

It’s Time to End Election Fraud, Says Adeboye

Industrial Court Asks Lagos Doctors to End Strike

FCT Minister Orders Audit of Abandoned Buildings

Brass LNG in Talks with SPDC over Gas Supply

Bonny Island Raises Alarm over Oil Spill

How to Ensure Nation’s Devt, By Nnamani

Rights Activists Plan Saro-Wiwa Rememberance

Plateau REC Assures on Credible Poll

Niger Destroys Fake Drugs Worth N10m

Fashola Tasks Varsities on Academic Reforms

1999 Constitution Not Working, Says Belgore

Cocaine: NDLEA Arraigns Taiwanese, Others to Court

‘How Orji’s Readmission Deal was Sealed’

Anyaoku: Zoning Unnecessary after 50 Yrs of Independence

Oldest SAN, Bankole Oki, Dies at 91

100 Days of Jonathan Presidency(II)

Adamawa PDP: Atiku Not Yet Our Party Member

New Deji of Akure Gets Staff of Office

Death Toll in Abuja Building Collapse Rises to 23

Zoning: Ekweremadu Hails PDP on Peaceful Resolution

Jonathan to Military: Stay Focused on Protecting Our Democracy

Ibori‘s Sickness Stalls His Extradition

SSS Foils Attack on Gov Gaidam

Jonathan’s Fate Now Hanging, Says Ayu

Fuel Imports: PPPRA, Marketers Reach Accord

Igbo Leaders Meet over Zoning, Presidency

Zoning and the Presidency: Where PDP Stands

Excess Crude Account Decimated to $460m

Akingbola Arraigned One Year After Removal of Bank Chiefs

100 Days of Jonathan Presidency(I)

2011: Uncertainty over Atiku’s Presidential Candidacy

Thursday, August 12, 2010

‘Neglect of Rural Areas, Cause of Increasing Insecurity ’

Sea Robbery: Navy Cautions Ships on Night Berthing

EFCC Arraigns Two for Defrauding Deputy Speaker, AGF

‘5000 Nigeria-Trained Medical Doctors Practise in US’

Govt’ll Meet AOCOED Staff Demands, Says Sosan

Bankole: House Condemns Security Breach on BA Flight

PDP Chieftain, Ogundokun, Urges Court to Stop His Arrest

AP: Why Aviomoh is Fighting Us

Aliero Denies Inflating Cost of Fertilizer Contracts

NAFDAC: Fake Drug Traffickers Invade Rural Areas

ILO: Global Crises Increased Youth Unemployment

PDP Primaries: Shutting Babangida Out’ll Spell Doom

Deji: Ondo Endorses Adesida

FAAN: FG Inaugurates C’ttee to Review Concession Agreements

Court Restrains EFCC, IG from Arresting Okereke-Onyiuke

Ikazoboh Explains N184bn Dip in NSE Cap, Assures Investors

2011: Expect Rise in Kidnapping, Says INEC

N’Delta: FG Signs JV Agreement to Clean Up Oil Waste

2011: Lobby Intensifies for Fashola’s Running Mate

FCT to Revoke Undeveloped Plots

Electoral Act Delays 2011 Poll Timetable

PPPRA Indicts Non-performing Fuel Importers

PDP’s Politics of Ambiguity: Zoning Stays, Jonathan Runs

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

‘Kebbi Won’t Inaugurate C’ttee on Fertilizer Contract’

Govt Stops Building of Filling Stations in Akure

Customs Records N13bn Revenue

Suntai Donates Offices to Danjuma Foundation

‘Why Bankole Disembarked from BA Flight’

Remain Steadfast During Ramadan, IBB Tells Muslims

Nigeria Loses $5m Daily from Crude Oil Lifting

Okereke-Onyiuke: My Removal Politically Motivated

New Wage: Workers Give Ondo 21-Day Ultimatum

India’s ONGC-Mittal Plans 180,000bpd Refinery in Nigeria

Bauchi PDP Rejects FCT Minister’s Return

Okigbo Report: Lawyers Offer to Defend Group

Orji: I’Il Follow Due Process in Returning to PDP

House Postpones Passage of INEC Budget

Nigeria Threatened by Cholera Outbreak in Cameroon

SIECs Demand Role in Voters’ Registration

Presidency Denies Plan to Remove Petroleum Minister

FG to Fund 2010 Polls with Bond Issue

IBB: I’d Do Only One Term

Collapsed Building, Accident Claim 12 Lives in Abuja

Nigeria Installs Full Body Scanners at Airports

FG to Buy 3 New Presidential Jets

Stock Market Sheds N173bn in 3 Days

PDP NEC in Crucial Meeting over Zoning

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Presentation of Amb Olusola’s Biography Billed for Sept

Failed Contracts: Niger Recovers N352m

JAMB: Tertiary Institutions’ll Admit 527,000 Candidates

NURTW Crisis: How IG Violated Court Order

Dike Seeks Strategic Reserve for Military Hardware

N200bn Agric Loan: NEC Blames Delay on Banks

Ramadan Fasting Begins

NSE’s 9-Month Accounts Show N2.2bn Loss

Zoning: PDP Caucus Seeks Wider Consultation

Jonathan Seeks N’Assembly’s Nod for $4.4bn Loan

2011: Ribadu, Oshiomhole, Tinubu in Game Changer

Monday, August 09, 2010

Edo PDP Crisis: Senator Seeks Jonathan, Nwodo’s Intervention

Obi Seeks Global Assistance for Haiti

Group Raises Hope for Cancer Patients

No Cabal in Jonathan’s Govt, Says Orubebe

Mimiko Reads Riot Act to Civil Servants

New Broadband Capacity Underway, Says FG

IBB Condoles Oyinlola over Ataoja’s Death

VC Tasks Youths on Inter-religious Harmony

No Automatic Guber Ticket, AC Tells Sylva

Presidency: Igbo Leaders Reject S’East Govs’ Position

Tokyo: NURTW Threatens Nationwide Strike

MMIA: Passengers Miss Flights as Clearing Agents Clash

Judge’s Absence Stalls Akingbola’s Arraignment

Arinze: Corruption May Lead to Collapse of Governance

Jonathan: Police Underfunding, Cause of Insecurity

Agric: CBN, AGRA Sign MoU to De-risk Lending

House Aspirant Killed in Benin

3,000 Senior C’Servants Write Competency Test

Present Credible Candidates for 2011, Jonathan Tells PDP

Obasanjo Dispels Death Rumours, Says ‘I Dey Kampe’

AC Renamed ACN Amidst Stampede

N’Assembly Picks Holes in INEC Budget

944 Jostle for NSE Top Jobs

Okigbo Report: Coalition Accuses FG of Cover-up

PDP Trustees to Retain Yar’Adua/Jonathan ‘Ticket’

‘Lawyers Should Be Issued Licence to Practise’

Delta Guber Aspirant Promises Better Deal for Electorate

Galaxy Backbone’s Nationwide Identity Management ICT Infrastructure Inaugurated

Elders Commend Nwodo over Dissolution of Ogun PDP Exco

Isolate Corrupt Leaders, Niger Gov Tells Nigerians

Festival Tragedy: Policemen, Others Die in Bloody Clash

Thugs Attack PDP Guber Aspirants, Supporters

N4bn Fertilizer Contract:Kebbi Accuses Aliero of Fraud

2011: Dariye Urges South-South to Eschew Force

S’Korea to Expand Trade with Nigeria

AU to Establish African Space Agency

‘Chevron Must Take Responsibility for Ekpan Oil Spill’

670 Ex-militants Graduate in Second Batch Training

Sambo: ‘Only Africans Can Solve Their Problems’

Telecoms: NCC Plans Reduction in Service Cost

Goje Vows to Support PDP’s Decision on Zoning

PDP Has Impoverished Us, Female Members Allege

Mark: Constitution Amendment, a Promise Kept

Imo Polls: PDP Wins All Councils

2011: Performing PDP Govs’ve Nothing to Fear, Says Nwodo

Mark: June 12 Stifled People’s Dream

Waziri Renews Call for Special Anti-graft Courts

Power C’ttee: Jonathan Orders Review of Budget

Promotion Exam: Civil Servants Sue Oronsanye

FG Retreats as NERC Crisis Stalls Power Sector Reform

Okigbo Report Still Missing, Says FG

Saturday, August 07, 2010

REC: CNPP Pushes for Adebayo’s Ouster

Ex-Minister Seeks Reformof Criminal Justice System

ASUU, SSANU Blame Falling Education Standards on Governors

Nigerians in Diaspora Hail Sovereign Wealth Fund

2,000 Benefit from NDDC Technical Aid Corps Scheme

Unongo Seeks End to Akume, Suswam Feud

2 Killed in Renewed Bauchi Violence

‘Fighting Graft in Nigeria Requires Political Will’

No Alternative to Credible Polls, Say Goje, Akpabio

‘Zoning Purely PDP Affair’

My Defection to APGA Was for Abia People, Says Orji

Ag. Gov Warns Guber Aspirants

CPC Alleges Intimidation by PDP

A’Ibom REC Assumes Duty, Warns Workers against Partisanship

Stop Destroying Youngmen, Iweriebor Tells Clark

New Voters’ Register Counter-Productive, Says Iwu

How to Use Laws to Stop Graft, By Ajumogobia

Attorney-General: Halliburton Report Ready in 2 Weeks

Friday, August 06, 2010

Bankole Declines Comment on Obasanjo’s Corruption Allegations

Anambra Senatorial Aspirant Counsels Stakeholders

Opposition Will Win in 2011 - Tinubu

2011: US Team to Meet INEC

My Impeachment, a Nullity, Says Akomas

Immigration Redeploys Top Officers

Lagos-Ibadan Road Repair Case Adjourned

Abuja Fuel Supply: NUPENG Suspends Strike

Jonathan Appoints Chief Economic Adviser

PDP Wants Ohakim to Suspend Imo LG Polls

Investment in Telecoms Sector Now $12bn, Says Jonathan

Voters Register: INEC to Engage 360,000 Personnel

Power C’ttee Budgets N835m for Food, Phones, Cars

NSE: House Summons Oteh, Okereke-Onyiuke, Dangote

PDP in Crunch Meetings on Zoning

Thursday, August 05, 2010

2011: ‘Campaign on Zoning, a Distraction’

2011: ‘Igbos’ll Decide on Presidency’

Sanusi: How to Grow Nigerian Economy by 16% Annually

Sambo: Politics Not a Do-or-Die Affair

Nigeria’s ‘Girls’ Might’ Show Continues… in Kenya

Credible Polls: Nigeria’ll Meet Global Benchmarks

How Obasanjo Used Book Launch to ‘Unite’ IBB, Buhari

Exit: Madam Ndidi

Zoning: Northern Factions Move to Close Ranks

PIB: FG Resolves Fiscal Terms with Oil Firms

SEC: Why We Struck

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Ijaw Diaspora Community Endorses Jonathan

Okonkwo Lauds Uzoma’s Appointment as Immigration Boss

‘2011 Elections Feasible in January’

No Work, No Pay, Govt Tells Workers

PDP Dissolves Abia Exco as Anambra Crisis Deepens

Court Orders AGF to Accept Court Processes

PenCom Asks PFAs to Convene Retirees’ Fora

2011: Must Play By the Rules, Says IBB

Nigeria Seeks US’ Help over Negative Stereotypes

Experts: 3rd Mainland Bridge Still Safe, But Weak

Two Killed in PDP Factional Clashes, 25 Others Injured

Obama Tasks Young Africans to Reshape Continent’s Destiny

You Can Challenge Yar’Adua’s Election, CJN Tells Party

House Crisis: PDP Brokers Peace

Jega Wants Urgent Procurement of Electoral Materials

Obasanjo Slams N’Assembly Members over Allowances

Shinkafi: Nigeria Must Rise Above Zoning

US Deplores AGOA’s Scorecard

Amended Constitution Needs No Assent, House Insists

SEC: Okereke-Onyiuke to Stand Down, Council Dissolved

Akingbola at EFCC, May Head for Lagos

Jonathan Ponders Cabinet Reshuffle

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Africa Film Festival Makes Debut in P’Harcourt

Ikeja Hosts Beauty, Fashion Contest

Abuja Masterplan: FG Seeks W’Bank, ADB Support

‘Politicians Emulating N’Delta Militants’

2011: You Can’t Vote, Jega Tells Diaspora Nigerians

Framework for ECOWAS Single Currency Regime Out Soon

Senate Reconvenes Tuesday to Consider N74bn INEC Budget

NUC Withdraws Licences of Two Varsities

‘Nigeria Lacks Peace-keeping Policy’

Thugs Attack Adamawa Assembly over Speaker, Deputy’s Removal

Again, Gunmen Invade Jonathan’s Associate’s Home

Rtd General Survives Kidnap Attempt

FG to Register Generators, Other Appliances

MDAs: Commission Recovers N21bn Surplus

Lar: Jonathan is Litmus Test for National Unity

Suspension of Fuel Supply: FG, NUPENG Hold Talks

FG Slams Charges against Anosike over Daily Times

Lagos, Police Sue for Calm as False SMS Spreads Panic

Anti-graft Agency Can Investigate State Finances, Court Rules

Akingbola Returns, May Report to EFCC Today

2011: Jonathan Seeks N89.6 billion for INEC

Monday, August 02, 2010

Nigeria at 50: Gowon, Johnson-Sir-Leaf to Feature at Media Award

CMC Connect Wins NIPR Golden Eagle Awards

Ohakim Counsels Female Politicians

Igbo Language: Diaspora Indigenes Decry Neglect by Igbo Children

S’West: Contract Scams, Budget Cut Undermine Federal Roads

2011: ‘Christians, Muslims Must Unite for Credible Elections’

Bayelsa: Armed Men Invade New Speaker’s Home

Monarch Blames Insecurity on Politicians Lifestyle

Ogbemudia :I Have No Personal Quarrel with Anenih

HURIWA Faults Constitutional Amendments

Navy Arrests 10 over Ilaje Rerun Election

2011: Shun Politics, New Bauchi Emir Tells Royal Fathers

Tension as Police Deploy APC to Motor Parks

Court Orders EFCC, SSS to Release Atuche’s Passport

2011: Make Special Case for Jonathan, Jemibewon Tells PDP

Nigerian Content: Regulators Insist on Full Implementation

FG to Announce New Gas Price This Week

Delta Uncovers N8bn Fraud in DESOPADEC

Foreign Missions: Funds Delay Staff Posting

Jonathan: National Interest’ll Guide Peace-keeping Operations

Ekweremadu: INEC’s Demand for N84bn High

Total Restarts Akpo Oil Field After Accident

Nigerian, French Jailed over UK Sham Marriage

Abia Deputy Gov Impeached

NUPENG Stops Fuel Supply to Abuja

Constitution: Agbakoba Sues N’Assembly

2015 Complicates Zoning as PDP Plans Mini Convention

Sunday, August 01, 2010

‘INEC Can No Longer Be Bought over’

Guber Aspirant: Free Education,Health My Priorities

NDI DG Charges N’Assembly on FoIB, Effective Legislation

NNPC: PIB Won’t Hurt Int’l Oil Companies

2011: PDP May Bar Ex-Govs over EFCC Trials

Call for Housing Probe Embarrassing, Says Minister

Minister Decries Political Thuggery

Certificate Forgery: LAUTECH Sacks 40

Mkt Infractions: SEC Plans Investors Protection Fund

Insecurity: Soldiers Take over Yenagoa Streets

FG, Ooni Wade into LAUTECH Crisis

Clergy Reconciles Suswam, Akume

Power Outage as Vandals Destroy Gas Pipeline

Ilaje Rerun: PDP Protests as INEC Releases Results

NBA: Merit Criteria for Choosing Next President

FG Revokes Keyamo’s Power to Prosecute Kenny Martins

‘NSE is Solvent, Prudent’

Mohammed Fawehinmi Sues Executor of His Father’s Will

PPPRA Decries Attacks over Fuel Import Allocation Quota

IBB, Atiku, Other Northern Elders Meet Next Week

Zinox is Nigeria’s No. 1 Selling Notebook, Says IDC

Oil Firms to Set Up Fund for Spills

Banking’s Power Shift

Ministers, Aides Can’t be Automatic Delegates

Dasuki: Zoning No Solution to Nigeria痴 Problems

Nigeria, US Hold High-level Talks This Week

How Northern Govs Arrived at Decisions on Zoning

Abia Deputy Governor Resigns

Kidnappers Strike in Ogun, Abduct Oba痴 Sister

Jega to Prosecute 2007 Election Offenders

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