This Day News Archive for May 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011

Jonathan Sacks All Ministers , Advisers And Other Aides

Anyim Named New SGF

13 killed, 40 Injured in Bauchi Bomb Tragedy

Yemen Forces 'Kill 20 Protesters' in Taiz

China Clamps Down on Inner Mongolia to Quash Demos

ISAF Apologises for Afghan Civilian Deaths

NATO Officials Say Gaddafi Rule Coming to an End

Qatar Accused of Buying 2022 World Cup

Spain: Protesters Vote to Stay in Madrid Tent City

Morocco: Police Use Truncheons to Break Up Protest

Libya: S’Africa's President in Peace Mission

Berlusconi Awaits Italian Election Results

Mladic to File Extradition Appeal

Germany Pledges to End All Nuclear Power by 2022

Pakistan to Launch Fresh Offensive against Taliban, al Qaeda

Nicki Minaj Drops 'Did It On Em' Video

38 Countries Attend Jonathan’s Inauguration

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Afribank: Court Restrains CBN from Sacking Osunde

Jonathan: Time of Lamentation is Over

8 Countries Attend Jonathan’s Inauguration

SGF: Jonathan/Sambo State Coordinators Root for Madueke

The Time for Transformation is Now

Amaechi Reconciles with Odili

Fayemi Tasks Jonathan on Good Governance

Terror As Plane Catches Fire on Runway

French Minister Quits over Sex Harassment Case

Breakaway Yemen Army Units Add to Pressure on Saleh

Strauss-Kahn Assembles Crisis Team to Fight Back

Obama: Missouri Tornado Disaster 'A National Tragedy'

Afghan Leader Issues 'Last Warning' to NATO

Vettel Triumphs After Monaco Grand Prix Drama

Libya: Daytime Explosion Heard in Tripoli

Strauss-Kahn likely headed for trial: experts

Mladic to Be Flown to The Hague in Next Few Days

Australia, Colombia Smash International Drug Ring

Afghanistan: NATO Air Strike 'Kills 14 Civilians'

Osama Raid Avenged 13Year-old CIA Deaths

EgyptDetains Iranian from Mission in Cairo

Jonathan : I Won't Let Nigerians Down

Mladic: Serbia Police on Alert for Nationalist Protests

Abkhazia President, Bagapsh, Dies at 62

Obama to Honour Missouri Tornado Victims

Bin Hammam Pulls Out of FIFA Race

Court Allows Jennifer Lopez's Ex to Release Home Video

Saturday, May 28, 2011

President, 26 Governors for Inauguration Sunday

ASUU Dares FG over 2009 Agreement

SGF: Obiorah Endorses Ojo Maduekwe

Floods: Lagos Declares 10 Communities Disaster Zone

Controversy Trails Attack on Mexican Ambassador

Kwara Stampede: Death Toll Rises to 25

Jonathan Vows to Monitor PDP Governors, Others

FOI Bill: Public Institutions Can Be Sued for Withholding Information

Spying on Family, Helpers Locate Mladic, Says Official

Abbas Firm on UN Path for Palestinian Statehood

Yemeni Government, Tribesmen Agree Truce

Accused Warner Warns of ‘Tsunami’ Hitting FIFA

NATO Destroys Gaddafi Compound’s Guard Towers

MissouriTornado Death Toll Rises

Sorry, No Honeymoon for Jonathan

The Sudden Blooming of Princess Bea

How Kate's plotting to Dazzle Hollywood

Lessons in Political Science

Friday, May 27, 2011

24 Hours to Handover: OGD in Dramatic Flight to London

Police/Soldiers Clash: Ihejirika Inaugurates Probe Team

Borno State: Boko Haram Attacks Police Station

FG, Partners Move to Boost Gas Supply to Egbin

Finally, Jonathan Signs 2011 Budget

Farida Wants Stolen Money Returned to Africa

Benue Indigenes in Diaspora Rally Support for Suswam

S’Sudan Says 80,000 Flee After North Takes Abyei

Spanish Police Fire Rubber Bullets at Protesters

Eight Killed in Syria Protests, World Pressure Grows

Serbia to Investigate Mladic's 'Protectors'

Borno : Scores Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Police Barrack, Bank

Borno : Scores Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Police Barrack/Station,Bank

The Pictures That Reveal True Depth of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Double Life and Deception

Furious Cheryl Cole Snubs Cowell's Offer Of Return to British X Factor

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Inauguration: Tight Security at Eagle Square, Environs

Sapele Explosion: FG Engages 12,000 Youths to Protect Pipelines

FG, Labour Party Ask Court to Void Sections of Electoral Act

Alleged Graft: El-Rufai’s Absence in Court Angers Judge

President Gives Comfort to Ministers

Badagry Attack: Another Police Officer Dies

NPAN Asks Jonathan to Sign Information Bill

Ogun: Ewekoro Communities Call for FG Intervention

Strauss-Kahn Accuser Hires Legal Team to Defend Reputation

DSK Lawyers Claim Hotel Maid Not Credible

Captured Mladic in Serbian Court

LibyaReady for Ceasefire, Demands End to NATO Strikes

Bomb Kills Seven NATO Soldiers in Southern Afghanistan

S’Sudan: Salva Kiir Says No to War with North

FIFA: Bin Hammam Wants Blatter Probed

France's Carla Bruni Shows Off Bump at G8 Summit

Clinton: US Must Keep Strategic Ties with Pakistan

Police Arrest Bosnia War Crimes Suspect

Three Blasts Hit Govt Buildings in East China

US: Police Raid 91-year-old 'Suicide Kit' Seller

More Than 20 Dead After Yemen Explosion

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Banks and the New Governors

Power: Lagos Unveils Plans for New 114 Mega Watts

Power Sector: Sanusi Recommends Multiple Financing Options

Anambra North: FG Charges Senator Igbeke with Forgery

3,779 Guns Recovered from Ex-militants Destroyed

Manufacturers Protest Interest Rate Hike

Jonathan Asks Ministers to Stay Beyond May 29

DPO’s Murder: Policemen Desert Badagry Checkpoints

NPAN Hails Passage of FoI Bill

CPC: We’ve Nothing Against Jonathan’s Inauguration

US Official: International Child Abductions Up Sharply

Former ETA leader arrested in Spain over kidnapping

Palestinians Eye UN as Obama Warns of 'Mistake'

Giffords Shooting Suspect 'Mentally Unfit'

Gaza: Egypt 'to Open Rafah Crossing to Palestinians'

Taliban Seize District in Eastern Afghan Province

Abyei: Sudan Army Accused of 'War Crimes'

China Uses Rockets to Battle Severe Drought

N’Korea's Kim 'Arrives in Beijing for Talks'

US: Missouri Tornado Death Toll Rises

Obama: Now is Time for US, West to Lead

FIFA Candidate Denies Bribe Claims

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Probe Their Sources of Arms

Amnesty: Jonathan Okays Destruction of Ex-militants’ Weapons

Pay Minimum Wage Or Quit, NLC Tells Govs

$5.3m Transfer: EFCC Beams Searchlight on Bank, Oil Firm

Borrowers to Pay More as CBN Raises Interest Rate

Power: GE Begins Assessment of Abandoned Turbines

Tribunal Orders INEC to Allow CPC Inspect Election Materials

Soldiers on the Rampage, Kill DPO, 3 Other Officers

CBN Refutes Barring Banks from Lending to Reps

Benue: ACN Gov Candidate, Ugbah, Charged to Court

Fire Guts Jega’s Office

TEPCO Confirms Extra Partial Fuel Rod Meltdown

IAEA: Syria Site Bombed by Israel 'Was Likely Nuclear'

Deadly Clashes Rock Yemen as President Clings On

RussiaUpholds Khodorkovsky Conviction, Reduces Term

PakistanReturns Helicopter Used in Bin Laden Operation

President Obama Hails 'Special Relationship' at Banquet

Two Die As Plane Crashes In Kaduna

'Blast' at New Iran Oil Refinery as Ahmadinejad Visits

Rapture: I Got My Date Wrong, Says Camping

Ryanair Hits Out Over Ash Cloud Fly Ban

Queen Receives Obamas at Buckingham Palace

Netanyahu Tells Israel Lobby No Going Back to Old Borders

Obama to Get Royal Welcome on UK Visit

Libya: NATO Steps Up Air Strikes on Tripoli

Vuvuzelas 'May Spread Diseases'

Afghan Blast Kills 10 Labourers

Casualties in Suicide Bombing in Kazakhstan

Katherine Schwarzenegger Tweets about 'Forgiving' Arnold

Mumbai Attacks Trial Opens in US

Storm Hinders US Tornado Rescue

MP Names Giggs in UK Injunction Row

'Proud, Resilient' Ireland Embraces Obama

Flights Cancelled as Ash Cloud Heads Towards UK

Monday, May 23, 2011

Nasir el-Rufai: Produce Evidence on Buhari or Shut Up

IMF, Schwarzenegger, Sex and the Executive

PDP Crisis Caused Post Election Violence, CPC Insists

House Ponders Political Solution to End Budget Row

FG to Rethink Subsidies, Waivers, Plans Tariff Review

Police Arrest Benue ACN Gov Candidate

Amaechi Is New Chairman of NGF

CPC’s Petition Too Vague, Says Jonathan


New Zoning Formula Is Final, PDP Insists

‘Mimiko Has Failed Ondo People’

Sambo: FG’ll Update Aviation Infrastructure

Jonathan Hosts Ki-Moon, Says Nigeria Ripe for UN Security Council Seat

Mandela in Unexpected Visit to His Village

Japan Kicks Out Russell Brand

Afghanistan: ‘Mullah Omar Has Disappeared'

Syria: EU 'to impose sanctions on President Assad'

Chile Exhumes Remains of Late President, Allende

‘Judgement Day’ Celebration Tragedy for US Boy

Pakistan: Troops Finally End Naval Air Base Attack

Obama in Ireland for Windswept 'Homecoming'

World Cup: Qatar Responds to Bribery Claims

N’Korea's Kim in China 'for Development Lessons'

Death Toll Rises as Tornadoes Batter US

UN Urges North Sudan Out of Abyei

Top Republicans suggest deal possible on taxes, health care

Deadly Missouri Tornado Leaves 24 Dead

Pakistan: Death Toll in Militants Air Base Attack Rises

Obama Due in Ireland at Start of European Tour

Tennis Life Africa is Set to Grow the Sport in Nigeria

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Speakership: S’South Caucus Backs Zoning Formula

Ban Ki Moon in Abuja, Mulls over Healthcare, Women, Devt

GTBank’s US$500 million Eurobond Oversubscribed

Helios’ Lawsuit Threatens Sale of Multi Links Mobile

Governors’ Forum to Elect New Chairman This Week

At Last, N’Assembly Agrees to Slash Inflated Budget

Jonathan Considers Anyim, Okonjo-Iweala for Cabinet

Stakeholders Canvass Presidential Assent to Climate Commission Bill

Militants Storm Pakistan Military Base in Karachi

Gulf States Withdraw Yemen Deal as Saleh Refuses to Sign

French Open: Hidalgo Stuns Cilic, Ferrer Progresses

Kanu Heads to Accra for Essien, Confirms Toure Brothers for Testimonial

EU Opens Libya Office in Benghazi

Top Republican White House Prospect Won't Run

'Rapture': Believers Perplexed After Prediction Fails

Obama Sticks to Vision on Middle East

Volcano halts Icelandic flights

Yemen Unrest: Enovys Airlifted from Sanaa Embassy

North Sudan’s Abyei Seizure 'Act of War,' says South

Erratic Information Fuels Mistrust of TEPCO

Last British Troops to Withdraw from Iraq

Strauss-Kahn Plots Defence in House Arrest

Suicide Bombers Storm Afghan Police Base

Chinato Ease Trade Bans on Japan Imports

Obama: US 'Would Repeat Bin Laden Raid'

Japan, China, S’Korea Summit Starts in Tokyo

Pomp, Power Politics on Obama's Europe Tour

Gingrich Makes His Pitch for US President

RussiaPlays Down Missile Differences with US

Biker Jesse James Reveals How Fame and Weakness Ruined Marriage with Bullock

Arnold Schwarzenegger Has Two Other Secret Love Children Claims Jane Seymour

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Jonathan Tasked on Infrastructural Devt

Senate Presidency: Mark’s Support Base Swells

Climate Change May Threaten Vision 20: 2020

FG Takes over S/East VVF Centre

Peace-keeping: Nigeria Ranked Fourth Leading Donor of Troops

Campbell: CPC Flays FG Over Visa Refusal

Ouattara Sworn-in, Preaches Unity, Reconciliation

Speakership: ACN, CPC May Back Mulikat Adeola-Akande

Why House Smuggled N200bn into 2011 Budget

Cable Warns Of More Economic 'Pain' Ahead

Miliband: Labour Can Win Next Election

Piracy: UN Agency Endorses Use of Armed Ship Guards

Thousands Attend French Protest Ahead of G8 Summit

Cyclist Gets $200,000 for Pothole Mishap

Strauss-Kahn House Arrest Draws Media, Tourists

Most German Nuclear Power Plants off the Grid

SchwarzeneggerTook Love Child on Family Holidays

Ouattara Inaugurated Cote d’Ivoire President

Turkey: Six Quit Over Sex Scandal

Pope Makes Video Call to Astronauts in Space

Malaysian Landslide Buries Children’s Orphanage

Explosion in N’Ireland Shopping Area

Syria: Troops 'Kill Five Mourners at Funeral'

China, S’Korea Leaders Visit Disaster-hit Japan

IndiaSays Sino-Pakistan Ties a 'Serious Concern'

UN Launches Study of Japan's Nuclear Disaster

Footballer Sparks Twitter Storm

Afghanistan: Suicide Bombers Attack Kabul Hospital

IndonesiaFaces FIFA Hammer

SpainProtesters Defy Ban, Remain in Madrid Square

Drug Kingpin Caught Leaving Hotel with $1.3m Cocaine

Somali Pirates Plead Guilty in US to Quest Hijacking

Deadly NATO Tanker Explosion in Pakistan Kills 15

Bailed Strauss-Kahn Moves To Broadway Flat

Hulk Hogan, Dwayne Johnson React to Death of Randy 'Macho Man' Savage

Another Armstrong Teammate Joins Doping Accusers

Cote d’Ivoire: Ouattara’s Inauguration Hold Today

Profile: Oprah Winfrey: ‘Most Influential Woman in the World’

Strauss-Kahn Moved to Home Detention Unit

Anelka Sues Newspaper over World Cup Rant

Sudan Rivals Trade Accusations After Abyei Shooting

Judgment Day: Atheists Plan 'Rapture' Party

Queen Wraps Up Historic Ireland Visit

Syrian Forces 'Kill 30' at Nationwide Demonstrations

TEPCO President Quits as Firm Reports $15bn Loss

Friday, May 20, 2011

Election Petitions Drop

'Jonathan Should Complete Mambilla Hydro Power Project'

May 29 : Police Charged To Forestal Security Breach

Sokoto Uncovers Plan To Sabotage Payment Of Teachers Grants

FG Pledges to Defend Albinos

FG Begins Talks with ExxonMobil

Jonathan Meets Sarkozy Saturday in Cote d’Ivoire

CAN 2012: S’African 'Hard Men' to Miss Egypt

Bolivia Pastor Jailed for Mexico Plane Hijack

N. Korea Heir Apparent Visiting China

Obama Admits Israel 'Differences'

Court Nullifies Okereke-Onyuike's Sack as DG NSE

One Dead, Foreigners Hurt in Pakistan Blast

Israel: Netanyahu Rejects Obama '1967 Borders' View

S’Africa: Hundreds Injured in Train Crash in Soweto

NATO Strikes Hit Eight of Gaddafi's Warships

Thursday, May 19, 2011

At Last, Senate Passes National Health Bill

Maku:?FG Not Fazed by John Campbell’s Tantrums

FAAN Cannot Terminate Maevis’ Contract, Says Court

Obaigbena Accepts Invitation to G8 Forum in Paris

S’West PDP Leaders Beg Obasanjo Not to Retire

Jonathan Returns Budget over Inflated Figures

Akingbola: EFCC, Daudu Petition Chief Judge

Strauss-Kahn Quits IMF, Lipsky Named Acting MD

Retirees Flay NPA Mgt over Non-Payments of Benefits

After Elections, Let’s Return to The Campaign

World to End on Saturday, Say New York Preachers

Yemen: Gulf Accord to be signed Sunday

EnglandOpts to Abstain from FIFA Presidency Vote

RussiaDelays Belarus Rescue Loan Until June

Queen Tours Irish Racing Centre as Visit Tone Lightens

NY Court Grants Strauss-Kahn Bail

ArgentinaPlane Crash Kills 22

Obama in Key Speech on Middle East Uprisings

Libyan Humanitarian Crisis Worsening, Says UN Chief

China acknowledges Three Gorges dam 'problems'

Was Arnold Schwarzenegger's Mistress After His Treasure Chest?

Little Arnie: Schwarzenegger's Love Child Strikes Familiar Pose

Borno : 10 Feared Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Police station

Six Charged Over Rape of British Women

Obama Offers Aid in New Middle East Vision

Eight Killed in Mexico Prison Battle

Christine Lagarde Favourite for IMF Top Job

Taliban 'Kill 35 Highway Workers'

Uganda: Opposition Leader, Besigye 'Under House Arrest'

'Strange' Medvedev Befuddles Russia

Alaina, Reinhart Fumble 'Idol' Performances

Top General: China Has No Plans to Challenge US

Thailand Red-shirts Mark Bangkok Protest Anniversary

Afghan Dies in Apparent Suicide at Guantanamo

Bin Laden's Message from Beyond the Grave

Post-election Violence: My Fears for Nigeria, by Fayemi

IMF Chief, Strauss-Kahn, Finally Quits Over Sex Charge

US Slaps Sanctions on Syria's Leaders

Tunisia Lifts Overnight Capital Curfews

Brown 'Not Right' to Take Over IMF Top Job

Russia's Medvedev Promises Election Decision 'Soon'

Maid Set to Testify Against IMF Chief

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Libya Releases Four Foreign Journalists

Calling it a Day

Obasanjo to Quit Politics

Tsiga: Calls for Scrapping of NYSC Scheme, Misplaced

Maid Set to Testify against IMF Chief in Sex Case

Nigeria Denies Visa to ex-US Envoy Campbell

Zoning: President Summons Emergency NWC Meeting

Jonathan: Leaner Cabinet Impossible for Now

Libya Rebels Eye OPEC Meeting as Oil Minister 'Defects'

Damaged Bus Shock for Chinese Traffic Cops

Queen Visits Dublin's Iconic Croke Park

Afghanistan: Anti-NATO Protest, Suicide Blast Kills 25

Defoe Unsettled at Tottenham

Akingbola : NBA President, Daudu, Walks Out on Judge

Egyptian Named New Al-Qaeda Leader

Uganda: President Museveni Slams 'Media Enemies'

11 Killed in Afghan Protests Over NATO Killings

New Trial for UK Black Teenager's Murder

Medvedev Warns of New Cold War Over Missile Defence

Dozens of Militants Attack Pakistan Checkpoint

Japan: TEPCO Workers Enter Reactor Building

US Presses Strauss-Kahn to Step Aside

S’Africa Votes in Test for ANC

Producers Say Schwarzenegger Scandal Won't Affect Movies

Patrick Schwarzenegger Changes Last Name to Shriver on Twitter

It's a 'Painful and Heartbreaking Time' for Shriver

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Muhtar, Ex-finance Minister, Appointed World Bank Director

PDP: We’re Yet to Receive Complaints on Zoning

Dangote Moves to Lower Price of Cement

Presidential Election Tribunal Begins Sitting

‘Why Mark Amended Senate Rules’

EFCC Recovers N1.7trn, Says Waziri

President Museveni Apologies for Attack on Jonathan’s Convoy

Power: Nestoil Completes NGC-Alaoji Gas Pipeline Project

Argentina Dirty War Officers Jailed for Mass Killing

Mexican Drug Gang Suspected in Guatemala Massacre

Claims Libya's Oil Minister Has Defected

Egypt's Mubarak 'to Plead for Amnesty'

Rwanda’s Ex-army Chief Gets 30 Years for Genocide Role

‘NATO Helicopter Pakistan Incursion' Wounds Two

Belgium's King Moves to Give Country Government

IMF Chief Sent to Tough New York Jail

'Bomb' Found Ahead Of Queen's Irish Visit

Mubarak's Wife to Give Up Assets

Monday, May 16, 2011

Politics as Nigeria’s Major Economic Problem

Ministers: States Nominate Akala, Makarfi, Dosunmu

Niger: Contaminated Water Kills Two, 10 Hospitalised

FG Expends $300bn on Oil Service Imports

Atuche, Bank Phb’s Ex-MD, Surrenders to EFCC

Sexual Assault: Strauss-Kahn, IMF Chief, Remanded in Custody

Jonathan Issues Marching Order to Cement Producers

ExxonMobil Asks FG to Restore Cancelled Leases

FG, Labour Begin Talks on PHCN Privatisation

Zoning: Blame S’East PDP Governors for Igbo Woes, Says APGA

Donald Trump Pulls Out of 2012 US Presidential Race

Air France Rio Crash: Black Box Recorder Data 'Intact'

Pakistan, US try to smooth bin Laden row

Post Election Violence: Bauchi Court Remands Forty One Suspects

Drama as Akingbola’s Arraignment's Stalled

Post Election Violence: Bauchi Court Remands 41 Suspects

ICC Prosecutor Seeks Arrest Warrant for Gaddafi

At least 27 Killed in Guatemala farm Attack

Gunmen Kill Saudi Diplomat in Pakistan

Colombia Arrests Medellin 'Gang Hitman' Jesus Hernandez

Olympic Champion in Balcony Death Plunge

Founder of Blackwater Hires Mercenaries for UAE

PM: Japan's Nuclear Crisis Timetable on Track

IMF Head Undergoes DNA Examination in NYC

ICC Requests Arrest Warrants 'for Gaddafi'

US Set to Reach $14.3 Trillion 'Debt Ceiling'

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Zoning: Women Groups Mount Fresh Pressure

Akingbola, Wife, Dada to be Arraigned Today

Petroleum Ministry Invalidates ExxonMobil Oil Leases

Igbeke: The Serial Senator who Never Wins Elections

Disquiet in PDP over New Zoning Formula

N’Delta: JTF, John Togo in Battle for Supremacy

Strauss-Kahn, IMF Chief, Arrested, Charged with Sexual Assault

Indorama to Build $1.8bn Fertiliser Plants in PH

West Ham Sack Manager, Avram Grant

Report: US Administration Divided on Ties With Pakistan

Israeli Forces Open Fire at Palestinian Protesters

Switzerland Votes Against Euthanasia Restrictions

Tunisia: Two Suspected Qaeda Affiliates Arrested

Sony PlayStation Re-launch Begins

Huckabee Says No to 2012 American Presidential Race

No Farewell Blues as Ancelotti Ignores Sack Threat

NATO Must 'Up Ante' on Gaddafi Targets

Queen Set For Historic Trip To Irish Republic

Three Arrested Over S’Korea Bomb Blasts

Likely Contenders...

ACN Guber Candidate’s Aide Killed in Gun Attack

Society Tasks FAAN over Fund Remittance

18 Feared Dead in Yobe Car Crash

Visafone Appoints New CEO

EFCC : Akingbola’s Detention Not Illegal

Presidency Launches Bid to Save Zoning Formula

Nigeria Spends $8m to Refurbish Warship

Governors’ Forum: Race to Replace Saraki Begins

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Libya Buries 11 Imams Killed in NATO Strike

Singapore's Founding Father Quits Cabinet

Floodgate Opens as Mississippi River Swells

Palestinian Teen Dead After Jerusalem Clashes

Chile: Priest Accused of Sexually Abusing Minors

Japan's Hamaoka Nuclear Plant Shut Down

US Charges Six with Aiding Pakistani Taliban

Ouattara Sacks Top Officials Close to Gbagbo

Irish Muslim Held over Obama 'Death Threat'

Bin Laden's Widows 'Hostile' to US Officials

6.0 Magnitude Quake Rattles Costa Rica

China hits out at Clinton over rights criticism

Pakistan Condemns bin Laden Raid, US Drone Attacks

ABC Cancels 'Brothers and Sisters'

'At Last' Singer Etta James in Hospital

Grant Backs Use of Injunctions for Celebs

Friday, May 13, 2011

Mexico Captures Suspected Sinaloa Cartel Leader

UgandaShelves Anti-gay Bill

Gaddafi: NATO 'Cannot Reach Me'

Mississippi River flood: US to Open Louisiana Gates

British Woman 'Decapitated' In Tenerife

House Speaker: North, S’East Move to Scuttle PDP Zoning Formula

Nigeria Renames US Warship NNS Thunder F90

Mimi’s Death Unites Katsina-Alu, Salami

N56bn Fraud: EFCC Declares Atuche, Akingbola’s Wife Wanted

Passengers Protest Flight Delay at MMIA

FG Gets One Year Extension for Greenfield Refinery Project

US: Investors Support Raising Taxes By 2-to-1

Imo Account: ‘Okorocha Acted Unlawfully’

Bloomberg European Commission Raises Inflation Estimate

Airbus Plots Production Increase as Airlines Upgrade

Copper, Zinc, Lead Rally on Optimism China’s Monetary Tightening May Slow

US officials get access to Bin Laden wives in Pakistan

Libyan Govt Claims 18 Dead in NATO Attack

Afghanistan: 'Policeman' Kills Two NATO Soldiers

Briton, Italian Kidnapped in Kebbi

FA Charges Ferguson over Referee Webb Comments

Suzanne Mubarak Detained in Corruption Probe

SpainMourns Quake Victims with Thousands Homeless

Bin Laden Revenge Bombing Death Toll Hits 80

Medvedev Vows Response to Putin's Coalition

Dozens Injured in China Bank Blast

Japanto Help TEPCO Pay Nuclear Victims

Pakistan: 70 Killed in Taliban’s bin Laden Revenge Attack

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Jonathan Not Attacked in Uganda, Says Niboro

Nigeria Takes Possession of US Warship Friday

Speakership: S’West Endorses Muraina, But Who is He?

FG’s $28bn Greenfield Refinery Project Under Threat

Legal Tussle to Scrap NYSC Begins

Jonathan Considers 36-Man Cabinet, Targets Technocrats

80% of Privatised Firms Moribund, Says Sambo

Senate Presidency: Mark Clarifies Rule Amendment

Parties and Their Federal Legislators

Anti-retroviral drugs 'help reduce' HIV transmission

Bin Laden Death: Security Fears for US Navy Seal Team

Libya: NATO Strike Kills Three in Tripoli

Bolivian Boy in Search of Mother Ends Up in Chile

GuantanamoBay: US May Allow Inmates Family Visits

EuropeSignals Tighter Border-free Travel Checks

New Water Leaks at Japan Nuclear Plant

Jonathan Caught Up in Ugandan Protest at Museveni’s Inauguration

Nazi Guard Freed After German conviction

Fifteen Killed in Mexico Violence

Protesters Hurl Stones At Jonathan’s Convoy in Uganda

Kenny Dalglish Gets New Liverpool Deal

India's Ruling Party Outraged over Gandhi's Arrest

Chicago Prepares for Life Without Oprah Winfrey

Footie Legends Turn Out for Chechen Hardman

Uganda's Museveni Sworn in as Besigye Returns

Alleged Cannibal Arrested After Police Gunbattle

'Miracle' as Man Survives Pole Through Face

Spain Earthquake: Thousands Sleep Out in Fear

US: Bin Laden Death 'Not an Assassination'

Demjanjuk Guilty of Nazi Death Camp Murders

First Gaddafi Footage Aired in Two Weeks

German Plagiarism Row MEP Quits

UN Report Cites More Groups Using Child Soldiers

Peace Corps Volunteers Tell of Rape, Assault

CIA Shows bin Laden Photos to Some US Lawmakers

Rapper Attends White House Event Despite Criticism

FA, Govt Back Sky's FIFA TV Debate Call

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

The Age of Osama Bin Laden

Multiple Crash Claims Two Lives on Lagos-Ibadan Road

Sale of Banks: Shareholders Lose Bid to Stop CBN

At Last, South-east Loses Speakership Bid

Meet the Probe Panel Members

Poll Violence: Panel Seeks Protection

Tribunal Begins Hearing Petition against Jonathan

Modibo, Muazu, Goje Eye PDP National Chairmanship

Tsav Cautions Buhari against Provocative Utterances

FA to Send World Cup Corruption Claims Dossier to FIFA

Syria: '18 Dead' in Military Operations

HaitiSpruces Up for Martelly Swearing-in

Obama Speech on Arab World 'Fairly Soon'

Senate Presidency: Senators’ Forum Endorses Mark

Deadly Earthquake Rocks Southern Spain

Angry Street Clashes During Greece Austerity Protests

LibyaRebels 'Capture Misrata Airport'

UgandaOpposition Leader, Besigye 'Allowed Home'

Britain's Battered Coalition in Low-key Anniversary

US Man Arrested After 'Trying to Open’ Plane Door

Tension as House Orders Probe of Bankole, Clerk Over N10bn Loan

Alleged Corruption : Court Remands Ex-Works Minister, Others in Prison Custody

Paparazzi Debate Flares over Pippa Pics

Rare Theft at Beijing's Forbidden City

India's Top Court Refuses to Reopen Bhopal Case

Venezuela Begins Electricity Rationing After Blackouts

Syrian Army 'Shelling Residential Areas'

Triesman’s Bribe Allegations: FIFA Calls for Evidence

Golf Legend, Seve Ballesteros Laid To Rest

Bodies Found in Mexico Mass Grave Reach 180

Yemeni Qaeda Chief Warns Jihad Will Intensify

Bin Laden Sons Protest to US over 'Arbitrary Killing'

Uganda Opposition Leader 'Barred from Country'

Jonathan and the New President’s Men

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

‘CPC ‘ll Make a Difference’

Senate Considers Clauses of Sovereign Wealth Fund Bill

External Reserves Rise by $1bn in Three Days

CPC's ‘Insensitive’ over Stand on Killings, Says Jonathan

Jonathan: We’ll Go after Killers of Corps Members

Court Remands Ex-Finbank MD, EDs in Prison

Halliburton: Bodunde, Obasanjo’s Ex-aide, Protests Fresh Charges

Pakistan Okays US Bid to Question bin-Laden’s Wives

US, China Clash on Rights Deepens as Talks Wrap Up

Germany: Merkel’s FDP Allies Trigger Cabinet Reshuffle

Multiple Killers Hunted After US Bodies Found

Dubai: 'Suicide jump' from World's Tallest Skyscraper

Triesman: Four FIFA Members Wanted 2018 Bribes

Egypt: Prosecutor Again Extends Mubarak’s Detention

Japan PM Declines Pay Until Nuclear Crisis Ends

UN Chief Warns of Big Gaps in World Nuclear Safety

SyriaTightens Noose on Protest Hubs

Human Rights in China's Interest, US Tells Beijing

Pakistan'to Hand over Bin Laden Wives to US'

US Deep South Sees Worst Flooding in 70 Years

France Football Race Row: Coach Laurent Blanc Cleared

NASA Set New Endeavour Launch Date

68 Fresh Bodies found in Cote d’Ivoire Graves

NATO Bombs Rock Tripoli, Libya Rebels Advance

European Union Imposes Arms Embargo on Syria

Japanese Nuclear Evacuees to Visit Home

Lynn Nottage Plays with Hollywood Stereotypes

FIFA Probes Malaysians over Global Match-fixing

Man Proposes…

Monday, May 09, 2011

The Freedom Fighters and Humour of 2011 Elections

Al-Mustapha: Court to Rule on Re-Opening of Case May 31

Borno: Boko Haram Rejects Governor-elect’s Amnesty Plan

Disputed Oil Wells: RMFAC Okays Escrow Account for Rivers, A’Ibom

Panic as Heavy Rains, Windstorms Wreak Havoc

Oil Price Recovers, Hits Over $101 per barrel

PDP Meets Tuesday to Ratify Zoning

CPC Justifies Killings

Paper Cuts Clinton Out of Bin Laden Raid Pic

Cubans to be Allowed More Freedom to Travel Abroad

Pakistan Starts Bin Laden Inquiry

US Man Jailed for Smuggling Anti-aircraft Missiles

Egypt Sectarian Deaths Slammed Amid Civil War Fear

Libya: Misrata Rebels 'Push Back Gaddafi Troops'

Thai General Election Holds July 3

Berlusconi Slams Judges During 'False Testimony' Trial

Belgian Cyclist Dies in Giro D'Italia Crash

US, China Sit Down for High-level Talks

Pakistan Says it Knew of US Raid After it Began

Taliban Release Video of Canadian Hostage

AfghanistanAmbush Kills Six Policemen

ItalyPM Berlusconi in Court over 'Bribery' Case

Djokovic Now Sets Sights on French Open Crown

Togo: '36 Dead' After Boats Capsize

Cote d’Ivoire: Two New Mass Graves Found

Libya: 'Supplies Run Out' for Misratah Rebels

Dozens Injured as Train Crashes in New Jersey

Delta Plane Cleared to Fly After 'Security Threat'

Mexicans March in Silence to Protest Violence

Syrian Army 'Surrounds Damascus Suburb'

300,000 turn out for pope's mass near Venice

Zeta Jones in £1m Bid to Save Snowdonia Farm

Tree Falls on Katsina-Alu, Kills Wife

Presidential Poll :CPC Asks Tribunal to Cancel Results in 24 States

Ribadu Gets UN Duty in Afghanistan

Imo Guber :‘We Won’t Contest APGA's Victory at the Tribunal’

New Electricity Tariff Expected June

Yuguda: Killers of NYSC Members are Beasts

Senate Presidency: Mark Begins Nationwide Consultation

Changes in NSE Boost Equities by N176bn

Passengers Escape Death as Arik Flight Struck Birds

EFCC Directs BPP to Pay Electrification Contractors

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Syrian Regime Hunts Opponents in Flashpoint Cities

Four UN staff killed in Bolivia plane crash

Egypt: 190 Arrested After Muslim-Christian Clashes

IndonesiaResumes Search for Plane Crash Victims

Boat with 300 Migrants 'Aground' Near Italian Port

'Al-Qaeda Mutiny' Kills 18 at Baghdad Jail

Afghanistan: Taliban Continue Kandahar Raid

United, Chelsea Have Everything to Play for in ‘Final’

Tunis Overnight Curfew Imposed as Ex-minister Loses Post

Nine Killed in Sectarian Violence in Cairo

Bin Laden 'Lived for Five Years in Pakistan House'

Three Shot at All-women Protest in Syria

ItalyDenies Libyan Rebels Weapon Claim

US: Bin Laden ‘Actively Controlled al-Qaeda’

Simple Service' For Golf Great Ballesteros

AC/DC Stand Firm On Downloads Refusal

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Why Southeast May Lose House Speakership

ACN Plans Regional Development Commission for S’West, Edo

Presidential Poll: CPC Has Till Monday to File Petition

Shell Blocks: NNPC Moves to Exercise Pre-emptive Rights

Imo Governorship : A Loss Foretold

At Last, Okorocha Wins Imo Guber Poll

House Deputy Speaker Counsels Members-elect

Gaddafi Forces Shell Misrata Fuel Depots, Drop Mines

Al Qaeda Deny Responsibility for Morocco Bomb

Two Dead as Taliban Hits Govt Buildings in Afghan City

US Releases Seized bin Laden Videos

Bin Laden: US Demands Pakistan Disclose Operatives

Thousands Rally in Japan Against Nuclear Power

Al-Qaeda Fighters Raid Yemeni President’s Farm

CambodiaPM Blasts Thailand at ASEAN Summit

Taliban Launch Attacks on Key Afghan City

'Morocco Bomber Was Dressed As a Hippie'

EgyptProtest Groups Plan Election Strategy

Argentina Seeks Life Sentence for Ex-naval Officer

Asylum Seekers to Australia Dump Passports

Around 25 Dead in Indonesia Plane Crash

Syrian Tanks 'Enter Protest City'

Okorocha Wins Imo Governorship Election

Oprah Replaces Own CEO

Friday, May 06, 2011

Presidential Poll: CPC Seeks Forensic Tests for Ballot Papers

Jonathan Meets Families of Slain Corps Members Tuesday

Shell Loses Bonny Terminal Land Dispute

Tension as Ohakim, Okorocha Await Imo Guber Results

Al Qaeda Confirms Death of Osama

20 Feared Killed in Bauchi

Zoning : Ezeife , Reps -elect Call for Caution

April Jobs Report: Hiring Picks Up Steam

Gunmen Kill Five in Southwest Pakistan

Russian Nationalist Jailed for Double Murder

Alassane Ouattara Sworn in as Cote d’Ivoire President

Bin Laden: Al Qaeda Finally Confirms Death, Vows Revenge

US Beats Russia in Big Apple Showdown

Imo Guber:No Supplementary Poll In Oguta LGA

UKAwaits 7/7 Bomb Inquest Verdicts

SyriaSet for 'Day of Defiance

Hundreds of Millions Pledged for Libya Rebels

Osama Bin Laden 'Planned 9/11 Anniversary Train Attack'

Cuba: Ex-minister Jailed for Corruption

British Referendum Set to Reject Voting Change

Mel Gibson Seeks New Voice in Glove-puppet Movie

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Suswam: We’ll Take Benue to Next Level

Imo Guber: Araraume Holds the Ace in Friday’s Supplementary Poll

CPC May File Petition Friday against Jonathan’s Victory

Supreme Court Drops Izunaso, Declares Uzodinma Senator-elect

Obama Honours Victims of 9/11 Terrorists Attack

Nigerian-born Girl, 15, Heads to Harvard after Being Accepted to 13 Colleges

FG Frets over Lingering Fuel Scarcity in Abuja

Blasts Kill Three Children in Bauchi

It’s Time for Reconcilliation

Morocco: Three Arrested over Marrakesh Cafe Blast

PakistanWarns US Against Any More Raids

'Most wanted Nazi' proclaims innocence at trial

S’African Minister's Wife Convicted of Drug Trafficking

Slow-moving Disaster Along Mighty Mississippi

UN Rights Chief Wants 'Full Facts' on bin Laden Killing

ClintonSays US Will Stand by Pakistan

Obama at Ground Zero Amid Raid Story Doubts

US 'Web Suicide Nurse' Jailed

Hundreds Held In Syria Protest Crackdown

Boy, 10, 'Shoots Dead His Neo-Nazi Father'

Clinton: bin Laden's Death Won’t End Al-Qaeda Fight

Rome Talks to Ready Financing for Libya Rebels

Cote d’Ivoire Troops Retake Pro-Gbagbo Area of Abidjan

Last WWI Combat Veteran Dies at 110

Reporter Gunned Down in Peru

Fukushima workers enter nuclear reactor

Aiyegbeni Wants Leicester City Stay

Marie Osmond Remarries 1st Husband in Vegas

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Senate Presidency: Northern Leaders, Senators Meet

Politicking Grounds N’Assembly Activities

Osama’s Photos'll Not Be Released, Says US

Fuel Scarcity: Marketers Blame Queues on Holidays, Violence

FG Raises Security Checks at Nation’s Airports

ACN, CPC Reject Unity Govt

Imo Guber : APGA Asks Court To Stop Rerun Poll

EFCC Arrests Atuche’s Wife, Akingbola’s Associates

Obama : Osama’s Photos'll Not Be Released

Obama Calls, Congratulates Jonathan, Condemns Riots

France Starts Recovery of Bodies from Rio-Paris Crash

Poorest Nations: UN Insists FDI Should Focus on Job Growth

'North Korean Hackers Crippled Bank in South'

Hopes Fade for Mexican Miners

N’Korea Hands over RAF Pilot's Remains

Australian Kills Daughter After Facebook Threat

Russia kills top 'Al-Qaeda militant' in Chechnya

Florida Teen Charged Over Brit Pair's Murder

Bin Laden: More Details Emerge Of Hideout

Ethiopian Armed Men 'Kill 38' at Kenya Border

Rwandan Rebel Leaders on Trial in Germany

Russian Agent 'Betrayed Spy Ring for Money'

Obama Will Not Release ‘Gruesome’ Osama Photos

Bin Laden: Pakistan Dismisses US Raid Leak Fears

Champions League: Schalke Sure of Better Display

Hungaryto Try 97-Year-Old for Nazi War Crimes

Underground Explosion Kills Mexican Miners

Another Woman Cut From 'Dancing'

Kanye West, Jay-Z Work with Bangladesh on 'Watch The Throne'

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Job-Creation Remains the Issue

Celebrating Atovigha’s Mathematical Feat

Kwankwaso Inaugurates Transition Committee

Don't Take Laws Into Your Hands, Ogboru Tells Supporters

FG Assures Foreign Investors of Stable Investment Climate

CPC in Rowdy Session, Members Vent Anger on Leadership

UN Security Council Hails Bin Laden’s Death

Osama’s Daughter Watched Father Killed by US Forces

Reform Judiciary, Constitution, Agbakoba Tells Jonathan

Labour Party Set to Challenge Election in Five States

RussiaProsecutes Reputed US Spy-ring Betrayer

Bahrainto Charge Doctors over Protester Deaths

Palestinian Factions Sign Unity Deal in Cairo

US Will Not Release Osama Death Raid Video

US: Bin Laden Was Unarmed in Raid

SpainSentences Somali Pirates to 439 Years' Jail

Libya Rebel CityTense as Gaddafi Ultimatum Expires

Pakistan Envoy Pledges Bin Laden Inquiry

How US Spies Found bin Laden's Hideout

What Destiny, Governor Yuguda?

British Police Nab Terror Suspects Near Nuclear Site

25 Fighters Killed, Wounded Near Afghan-Pakistan Border

Musharraf: Pakistan Didn't Know About bin Laden

Fighting Rages in Libya's Western Mountains

More Sony Accounts Hacked

Amid Mourning, Search Extends for US Storm Victims

Pakistan Defends Bin Laden Role

What a Shambles!

Monday, May 02, 2011

Security Forces Arrest Hundreds Across Syria

Dutch Rebel Admits Role in Deadly Bombing

Bin Laden Was Made a Wanted Man by Gaddafi

UEFA League: Abidal Shock Inclusion in Barca Squad

Xavi: El Clasico Champions League Antics 'Sad'

Police Detain Alonso After Deadly Crash

Libya: Gaddafi Tanks Probe Rebel city as Son is Buried

'100 Missing' as DR Congo Boat Capsizes

Osama bin Laden: The Death of a Real Evil Genius

Libyan Crises : Oil Prices May Rise Further

Bin Laden and Nigeria

Life and Times of World Acclaimed No. 1 Terrorist

Terrorism : Casualty Figures Since 1998

How Obama Got Osama

N’East Launches Lobby for Senate Presidency

'The World will be Better Without Osama'

Who Succeeds bin Laden?

Tinubu : Review Revenue Formula to Support States

RE: We All Stand to Lose

The Nigeria Police…Now Unravelling

Our School Children as Cannon Fodder …

Japan Passes Emergency Earthquake Relief Budget

Muslim Brotherhood: US Troops Should Now Quit Iraq, Afghan

World Leaders Hail bin Laden’s Death, Fear Revenge

Experts: Morocco Attack Video Threat Dates Back to 2007

Top Officials Tour Storm-ravaged US South

EgyptUrges US to Back Palestinian State Declaration

Americans Celebrate bin Laden’s Death

How the US Tracked and Finally Killed Osama Bin Laden

FIFA Needs New Blood, Says Bin Hammam

Nadal Says Facing Tough Draw, Fast Conditions in Madrid

Cheryl Cole 'Splits from Long-term Manager' Hires

Obama: How Osama Bin Laden Was killed

Sunday, May 01, 2011

Obama Announces Osama Bin Laden’s Death

Osama Bin Laden Is Dead

Election Petition Tribunals Begin Sitting This Week

ACN, Other Political Parties Accept Guber Result

Nigerian Students Protest in Ukraine

INEC May Deregister Orji Kalu’s Party

Bauchi Crisis: Another Corps Member Dies

Kudos, Knocks over CBN’s Limit on Cash Withdrawal

Egypt Intends to Open Gaza Border Permanently

Uganda: Besigye Vows to Continue Protests

Hundreds of Thousands Attend May Day Rallies Worldwide

UK Expels Libya Diplomat After Embassy Attack

NASA Delays Shuttle Launch at Least Until May 8

Air France Flight Data Recorder Recovered

Post Election: Cleric Seeks Reconciliation

Akaagerger Files Petition at Election Tribunal

Ex-Prime Minister to Head Ivorian Reconciliation Body

Libya: 'UN to Quit Tripoli' Amid Mob Attacks

EU Countries May reinstate border controls

Sony to resume some PlayStation gaming services

Iranian Leader Ends Work Boycott

Japan PM on Defensive over Disaster Leadership

Israel Suspends Tax Transfer to Palestinians

Pope John Paul Beatified Before Huge Crowd

NATO Strike Kills Gaddafi's Son

Obama Trumps Donald with White House Gag

German May Day Clashes Leave 10 Police Injured

Tornado-struck Communities Face Daunting Recovery

Syrian Forces Detain Opposition Figures

RomeSet for Papal Beatification

ChinaLaunches Ban on Smoking in Public Places

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Atiku, Yakowa, NCWS Condole with Dogonyaro’s Family

Kebbi Okays N800m for Flood Victims

‘Why Foreign Credit Agencies Rate Amaechi High’

S’East CPC: Disowned Party Chairmen Present Proof of Membership

Gadhafi Escapes Missile Strike, Son Killed

Jonathan’s Ministerial List Coming Week After Inauguration

Group Lauds INEC, Condemns Post-election Violence

Liquidator Insists on Transparent Sale of NECOM House

Inside Japan's Tsunami-hit Nuclear Reactors

Germany Says al Qaeda Suspects Planned Bomb Attack

Yemen Pact in Tatters After Saleh Refuses to Sign

Syria: 'Six killed' in Deraa as troops seize key mosque

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