This Day News Archive for June 2011

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Senate Confirms Allison-Madueke, Orubebe, Five Others As Ministers

Govt Should Implement Energy Reform Aggressively

New US Afghan Commander Backs Obama Troop Plan

Venezuela's Chavez Shown Walking with Castro

Taliban Attack: Police Search Kabul Hotel for More Victims

Egypt: Fresh Clashes Erupt in Cairo's Tahrir Square

Google Challenges Facebook in Social Network Battle

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Naira Appreciates Across Forex Market

BPE Disagrees with Syntel over NITEL Sales

IMF Appoints Christine Lagarde, ‘First Woman’ MD

Akume is Senate Minority Leader

Odom, Olubusola, Madugu, Abubakar Missing in 34-man Ministerial List

Nigeria Mulls Methods to Ensure Safer Nuclear Energy

Constitution Amendment: House Proposes 37-Member Committee

Nnaji: Electricity Workers and the Fear of Change

"Game Over" for Gaddafi in Months, Says Prosecutor

Space Debris Risks Colliding with Orbital Station

UKNavy: Patrols Reduce Piracy, Battle Far from Over

UK: Foreign Office Summons Syria Ambassador in

Taliban Gunmen Attack Kabul's Top Hotel

Super Falcons Upbeat Ahead of Germany Fireworks

Saudi Troops to Start Leaving Bahrain

Goni: Count Me Out of PDP Chairmanship Race

Royal Wedding That Puts Kate's in the Shade: Monaco Nuptials of Prince Albert to Charlene

Jonathan Sends 34 Ministerial Nominees To Senate for Confirmation

Ex-US Governor Convicted of Corruption

Improved Economic Devt: UN Seeks Access to Energy

Senate’ll Revisit Bakassi Issue, Says Ndoma-Egba

UN Council Approves Ethiopian UN Troops for Abyei

Greece: PM Urges MPs to Back Austerity Plan

Minimum Wage: ‘Count Us out of Agreement’

Iran Unveils New Underground Missile Silo

Monday, June 27, 2011

Ministers: Multinational Firms Lobbying Senators to Block Nominees, Says Adeyemi

CBN to Leverage N450bn in Bank Lending to Agriculture

Nigeria, China Sign N12bn Kainji Dam Contract

Army: Boko Haram Tactics, Strange to Us

Ki-Moon: Drug Trafficking, Threat to Health, Security

Patent Right Infringement: Court Awards N1.2bn against Glaxosmithkline

Borno: Another Bomb Explosion Claims Two Lives

ICC Issues Arrest Warrant for Gaddafi

PakistanExpels British Counter-terrorism Trainers

AfghanistanWarns Against ‘External Interference’

ChinaTests Beijing-Shanghai Bullet Train

IsraelReviews Warning to Gaza Flotilla Reporters

Cameron Signs China Deals, Urges Respect for Human Rights

Celebrating Mr. Telecoms

Thailand's PM Warns Against Thaksin’s Return

Poll: Most Japanese Wary of Restarting Nuclear Plants

Afghanistan: Karzai Accuses Pakistan of Firing Rockets

River Plate Fans Rampage after Team's Relegation

Libya: Fierce Fighting South-west of Tripoli

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Oshiomhole: States Bound to Pay New Minimum Wage

Lawmaker to Sponsor Social Contract Bill

25 Killed in Another Bomb Attack in Maiduguri

At Last, the Sarakis Reconcile

The Ministerial Nominees

Team Jonathan Set for Senate Confirmation

Libel: Audu Slams N1bn Suit against Kogi

ACN Tasks Jonathan on Roads

Calumny Campaign: Ohanaeze Threatens ‘Traditional’ Sanction

Protesters Demand French Nuclear Plant Closure

Afghans Step Up as US Troops Withdraw, Says Karzai

Afghan Hospital Suicide Bomb Toll Rises to 38

China's Premier Stops at Shakespeare's Home

Venezuela Tells Foes to ‘Stop Dreaming’ of Chavez's Death

Somalia Frees UK, American Ransom Couriers

Italy Government Tensions Rise over Austerity Plans

Clashes Near to Libyan Frontline

Egyptian Official: No Proof to Back Mubarak's Cancer Claim

Hundreds of Syrian Refugees Return Home

China's Wen Visits Britain Amid Release of Activist

Glastonbury: Dead Man Found in VIP Toilet

Cheryl Cole Admits 'she's still in Love with Ashley'

Zsa Zsa Gabor's Daughter Blasts Frederic Prinz Von Anhalt for Releasing Picture of Her Mother

Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz Wed in Secret

LulzSec Hacking Group Announces End to Cyber Attacks

US Asks China to Lower Tensions in South China Sea

Taliban Militant, Wife Staged Attack on Pakistani Police

YemenPresident to Appear in Media Within 48 Hours

Egyptians Stone Police Cars at Former Minister's Trial

Okonjo-Iweala , Alison-Madueke, Mohammed , 37 Others Make Ministerial List

US Grounds Fleet of F-22 Fighter Jets, Indefinitely

Flooding Submerges Parts of North Dakota City

SyriaSends More Troops to Borders

Chinese Dissident Hu Jia Released from Jail

Rumours Grow over Venezuela Leader's Health

Libya: NATO Hits Military Targets in Brega

Adisa Bolanta Should Go

Saturday, June 25, 2011

The Contenders For PDP Chairmanship

Mustapha’s Entry Heats Up Race for PDP Chair

Cabinet: Electricity Workers Reject Nnaji’s Nomination

N35.5m Fraud: I’m Innocent, Says Deji Abiola

Jonathan to Name Personal Aides This Week

EFCC Changes Strategy for Probe of Ex-govs

Lagos Cabinet: Fashola Submits 37 Names to Assembly

USAID, NGO Partner on Election Monitoring

Model Lily Cole collects a DOUBLE first class from Cambridge

Single Lady- Dealing with Fear

Peru Suspends Canada Mining Concession after Riots

EU-bound Croatia Marks 20 Years of Independence

Yemen Detains Prison Officials over al Qaeda Escape

NATO Threatens to Kill Gaddafi in Tape Warning

Syrian Military 'Moves into Two Villages'

US Mobster Tells Court: 'Give Me My Money Back'

Egypt Jails Former Trade Minister, Rachid, in Absentia

Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan to 'Combat Terrorism'

Afghan MPs Hit Back over Court Ruling

VietnamSwitches to Lethal Injection for Death Penalty

90,000 Flee Storm in Philippines

BordeauxE.coli Patients Have Same Strain as in Germany

Afghanistan: Deadly Hospital Bomb Attack Kills Dozens

Egyptians Injured in Clashes over Mubarak's Fate

Libya Unrest: Football Stars Defect to Rebels

Mauritanian Army Destroys Al-Qaeda Camp in Mali

Defectors Launch Anti-N’Korea Leaflets

New York State Approves Gay Marriage

Syria Crackdown: Forces 'Kill 15 Protesters'

CPC Chieftain Ask Buhari, Momoh to Step-Aside

S’South Insists on Senate Leader’s Slot

Boko Haram: Ex-Police Chiefs Ehindero, Tsav Call for Improved Intelligence

Friday, June 24, 2011

Libya Asks Nigeria to Intervene in NATO Bombardment

Rape of Corps Member: Osun Monarch Now on House Arrest

Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Finbank’s Sale

CPC Chieftain Ask Buhari, Momoh to Step-Aside By Onyebuchi Ezigbo

Human Trafficking: Nigeria Gets High Rating

‘Islamic Bank, Plot to Islamize Nigeria’

Stocks Hit the Pause Button

Senator Faults Call for Fuel Subsidy Removal

Pakistan, India Seek to Lower Nuclear Fears

Sarkozy Defends Libya Operation, US House keeps Funding

Kimberley Grants Zimbabwe Conditional Diamond Sale

Conrad Black ordered back to prison

What Caused George Clooney, Elisabetta Canalis Split?

Rihanna Slams Reports That She Admitted She 'Provoked' Chris Brown to Hit Her

Michelle Obama's Fond Farewell to South Africa

US Lawmakers to Vote on Curbing Libya Operations

Ex-Ukraine PM Accused of Abuse of Power

SyriaBraced for Fresh Protests

Rwanda: Woman Guilty of Genocide, Rape

George Michael, Sir Elton John reconcile After Years of Bitter Feuds

Tsunami Warning after Major Quakes Strike in Pacific

Turkey's Kurds threaten to boycott parliament

Obama Hits Broadway Looking for Campaign Cash

US Ready to Arm Philippines Amid China Tension

US Crime Boss Faces Trial after 16-year Manhunt

US Warns Syria over Troop Movement at Turkey Border

Thursday, June 23, 2011

UN Seafarers Day: Mariners Flay Members’ Shortfall

Kwara: N30bn Bond Won’t Affect Workers’ Salaries

Kerosene Scarcity: IPMAN Demands Allocation of 50,000MT

Blood Bath Averted as Police, Soldiers Clash Again

N5.2bn Electricity Scam: Ugbane, Elumelu Ask Court to Quash Charge

Obasanjo Cited as Nigeria’s Oil Block Tears 2 Indians Apart

PDP Chair: Adamawa Moves to Block Tukur, Aminu, Adamu

N38bn: No Court Can Try Me, Says Bankole

Clinton: US in Preliminary Outreach to Taliban

US Forces Chief Sees Afghan Risk

EU Under US Pressure over Greece at Crunch Summit

Yemen: President Saleh Not Returning Home Soon

Hague: Britain’s 2015 Afghan Exit Sacrosanct

IranArrests Ahmadinejad Ally

Military Campaign in Libya 'Costs UK £250m'

Hague: Britain Has Held Talks with Taliban

Chavez to Return from Cuba Hospital in '12 Days'

Afghanistan: Obama Orders Withdrawal of 33,000 Troops

Libya conflict: Gaddafi Accuses NATO of Murder

US Official in Sanaa, al Qaeda Militants Flee Prison

Allies Debate Libya Ceasefire, China Shifts Ground

Muslim Radical Charged with Murdering Two Americans

Gore: Obama Has Failed to Lead on Climate

FIFA Report Reveals ‘Compelling’ Bribery Evidence

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Crude Oil Exports to Hit 5-Year High

CBN Fixes N10bn Capital for Islamic Banks

16/6 Attack: Police Recant, Say Blast Not Suicide Bomb

Govs Demand Deregulation of Petroleum Products’ Prices

Ministerial Nomination: PDP Chairman Prepares Exit Notes

Power Outage Paralyses Federal High Court

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Man, Pregnant Woman in Ekiti

‘Why NITEL Sale Ran into a Hitch’

Clooney Political Drama to Open Venice Film Festival

China Frees Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei

J.K. Rowling to Reveal Secret of 'Pottermore'

Syria Condemns Extended EU Sanctions

Vigil for Detained BBC Reporter

Iranian Delegation Attacked in Iraq

Israeli Leaders Test Nuclear Bunker in Defence Drill

Four Pakistani Majors Questioned over Islamist Links

China Artist, Ai Weiwei, 'Released on Bail'

South Africa: Michelle Obama Pays Tribute to Soweto

Afghanistan: Obama Signals Shift in Strategy

California Mom Accused of Killing Baby in Microwave

France to Extradite Noriega to Panama, Say Lawyers

India, Pakistan Aim to Nudge Peace Process Forward

Israeli Soldier's Gaza Captivity Nears 5-year Mark

Bahrain Shia Activists Given Life

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

CBN Adjusts Guidelines on Islamic Banking

Jonathan, Security Chiefs Meet over Boko Haram

Internal Security: Army Modifies Training to Tackle Terrorism

Kwara: Tertiary Institutions Get 50 Per cent Subvention Raise

El-Rufai, Iroh, Kyari, Uwais Join THISDAY Editorial Board

Jonathan, Governors Parley over Ministerial Nominees

16/6 Attack:?Fashola Tackles Police

Alleged Forgery: Igbeke Seeks Jonathan’s Intervention

Pearson’s Divestment: Longman Nigeria’s Equity Dips

Ban Ki-moon wins second-term as UN Secretary General

BristolPalin Trashes McCain Family in Upcoming Memoir

UN Urges Countries to Extend Permits for Haitians

Israelto Let $100m of Building Goods into Gaza

Syrian Security Forces 'Shoot Seven Dead'

ClintonPraises 'Brave' Saudi Women Drivers

El-Rufai’s Grandstanding

Schwarzenegger Returns to Austria, 'willingly' Paying Child Support to Ex Maria Shriver

Franklin Fractures Toe in Heels

Greek Protesters Camp for Weeks, Shake Politicians

YemenSteps Up Fight Against Islamists

Japan, US Delay Okinawa Plan New

Michelle Obama Meets Nelson Mandela in S’Africa

US: Huntsman Enters 2012 Race, Vows ‘Hard Decisions’

'Pilot Error' Blamed for North-west Russia Crash

NATO Says Lost US Unmanned Helicopter in Libya

UK Air Force Chief Warns over Libya

FBI's TV Ad Targets Partner Of 'Most Wanted'

Probe Urged into Sri Lanka TV Star’s 'Execution'

Car Bomb Attack on Iraqi Governor Kills 25

Plane Crash in North-west Russia Kills 44

Michelle Obama Arrives in Africa on Second Solo Trip

W’Africa Drug Trafficking Warning

Obama to Reveal Afghan Troop Decision Wednesday

Renewed Ash Chaos Hits Australia

Octopuses Limber Up for Women's World Cup

Alicia Keys: Music Maestro, Fashionista and Humanitarian

Monday, June 20, 2011

SSS Fails to Screen Odimegwu

Freedom of Information Act and the States

FBI Agents Arrive Abuja, Comb Police Headquarters

I Didn’t Collect Bribe from Suswam, Says VC

North-east, North-west Governors Back Tukur for PDP?Chairmanship

Customs Intercept US Dollars in Lagos Port, Arrest Agent

Police Rescue Abducted Corps Members

Four Newly Discharged NYSC Members, 24 Others Die in Enugu Road Crash

CBN Licenses First Islamic Bank in Nigeria

Boko Haram: 5 Policemen, 1 Civilian Killed in Katsina

Tunisia's Ben Ali Jailed in Absentia for 35 Years

EU Leaders Ready to Complete Croatia Accession Talks

Yemen Says Army Beating Militants in Southern City

IEA Urges Oil Producers to Boost Output

Egypt: Mubarak Has Cancer, Says Lawyer

Mbeki: North, S’Sudan to Pull Troops from Abyei

Fresh Libya Civilian Deaths Pile Pressure on NATO

Dame Edna Star Cast in the Hobbit Movies

China Unrest: Zengcheng Migrants Urged to Inform

US Ambassador Warns Karzai over Criticism of West

Police Review Video in NY Pharmacy Shooting

Tunisia: Ben Ali Defence to Request Postponement of Trial

Syria: President Bashar al-Assad Maintains Hardline

Rain-hit China Braces for More Storms

Mexico: Gunmen Kill 22 as FIFA Tourney Begins

Gates confirms US-Taliban talks in Afghanistan

Brazil: Police, Soldiers Take over Rio Slum

China Floods: Millions Affected by Deadly Downpours

Crisis Brewing as Japan's Tea Farmers Face Radiation Ban

Arsenal May Give Wenger £60m Transfer Budget

The Cost of Governance (I)

Abdullahi, Ortom, Ewah Make Ministerial List

Dismiss ACN Petition, Akpabio Tells Tribunal

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Inflated Projects: FG Saves N217bn from Ministries

Suswam: States Will Close Down Without New Revenue Formula

CCTV Footage Casts Doubt on Suicide Bombing Claim

Kwara: Ahmed Summons Contractor over Road Project Delay

Sultan Tasks FRSC on Reckless Drivers

Fuel Import: PPPRA Moves to Stop ‘Paper’ Companies

BPP Asks NNPC to Slash N1.3bn Gas Pipeline Contract

Ogun Alleges Destabilisation Plot

Shareholders Caution NSE DG Against Demutualisation

SomaliaPM Resigns

Islamic Group Seeks Place in a Democratic Egypt

Fears Surface over US-trained Local Afghan Police

Afghanistan: Weakened Al-Qaeda May Speed US Withdrawal

PakistanLooms Large as India, China Armies Resume Talks

Explosion Strikes German Convoy in Afghanistan

Israel Launches Major Home Front Defence Drill

Spurs Chairman Insists Modric Not for Sale

NATO Raid Kills Civilians, Say Libyan Officials

TEPCO to Open Second Fukushima Reactor Building

Cheryl Cole Dropped from William and Kate's Royal Dinner Party

Saturday, June 18, 2011

‘Obama Ignored Libya War Advice’

Deploy Technology to Fight Bombings – ICT Expert

Police HQ Bombing: Nine Victims Handed over to Police

Osoba: How Ciroma Contributed to Buhari’s Defeat

Cabinet: Bello, Baraje, Odimegwu, Okonjo-Iweala for SSS Screening

Shipping Firms Blamed for Delay in Cargo Clearance

Nigeria Signs In-flight Security Pact with US

Oyedepo: Bomb Blast Beyond Religious Sentiment

Bomb Blast : Lawmaker Challenges Jonathan

Bankole, Nafada May Face Fresh Trial over N2.3bn Peugeot Deal

NATO Says Libya 'Uses Mosques as Shields'

Somalia: Six Jailed for 'Pirate Ransom' Cash

India's Oldest Inmate Freed at 108

Iran Defence Chief in Kabul as Afghans Eye Security

UN Nuclear Report Shows Japan Safety Shortcomings

Saudis Behead Woman Convicted of Murder

Helicopters Intercept Aircraft Near Washington

Syria Troops 'Raid Border Town'

US 'in Peace Talks with Taliban'

Libyan Rebels Run Out of Money

Zambian Ex-president Dies

Morocco: King Mohammed Unveils Constitutional Reforms

At Least 22 Dead in Venezuela Prison Riots

S’Korean Troops Shoot at Civilian Airliner

Sanusi: Tight Monetary Policy Alone Can’t Slow Inflation

Bankole, Nafada Free, Fulfill Bail Condition

Bomb Blast Halts Security Screening of Ministerial Nominees

Terror: President Jonathan Assures a Restive Nation

IMF Cuts U.S.Growth Forecast to 2.5%

AUN Sets Record Straight on Sack

Southern Sudan: FG Mulls Keeping Troops Beyond July 9

Friday, June 17, 2011

Mexican Police Arrest Drug Boss "El Brad Pitt"

Yemen: Government Says Saleh to Return Despite Protests

Pakistan ‘Concerned’ by NATO Incursion Near Border

UN Security Council Backs Ban Ki-moon for Second Term

Syria Unrest: Fresh Protests Erupt

Gaddafi: 'Nuclear Bombs Will Not Make Me Go'

Euro Rise on Greece Compromise

At Last , Bankole, Nafada Regain Freedom

Saudi Women Defy Drive Ban

Strauss-Kahn Tried to Claim Diplomatic Immunity

Syria: Troops Move into Northern Towns

UN Reinforcements Head to Sudan Conflict State

AustraliaPM Wants Asylum Deal Despite Setback

Imprisoned Iran Medics Win Prize for HIV Work

Katherine Schwarzenegger Meets Arnold for Lunch

Ekiti Professionals Reject State Ministerial Nominees

A Diary of Bomb Blasts Since April General Elections

Boko Haram: In Defence of What?

The 16/6 Blast: More Questions than Answers

Boko Haram Warns of More Attacks after Blast at Police Hq

The Suicide Bomber is Finally Here...

The 16/6 Blast: Shock and Disbelief...

Thursday, June 16, 2011

All in Two Months A diary of bomb blasts since the general election period

Yusuf: Killed But Alive and Still Kicking

SpainExpels Libyan Ambassador, Three Embassy Staff

Seven French Children Hospitalised by E. coli Outbreak

YemenGunmen Attack in South, Saleh Vows to Fight On

US Vows to 'Capture, Kill' Ayman al-Zawahiri

Redknapp Ridicules £22m Modric 'Bid'

Libya: Rebels Dismiss Election Offer from Gaddafi's Son

Automated Warehouse, Power: NAHCO Raises N5bn Bond

Next Playboy Has "Runaway Bride" Sticker on Cover

Alicia Rallies Stars for Children with Aids

Court Grant Bankole, Nafada Bail on Stringent Conditions

Two Killed In Abuja Police Headquarters' Bomb Blast

Gabrielle Giffords Released from Hospital

Ayman al-Zawahiri Appointed New al-Qaeda Leader

Greek PM to Reshuffle Govt to Advance Austerity Plan

Rebels Make Western Advances on Tripoli Road

NATO Chief Urges Greater European Spending

ChinaSends Out Patrol Ship Amid Territorial Disputes

Gilbert Bukenya: Uganda ex-VP charged with CHOGM fraud

Ayman al-Zawahiri appointed as al-Qaeda leader

Multiple Explosions Rock Police Headquarters In Abuja

Alicia Keys' on Song in a Strapless Black Gown

First Picture of Arnie's Love Child, all Grown up, with his Mother

Crystal Harris: Why I Couldn't Marry Hugh Hefner

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

US Helicopters Fire on Attackers in Iraq Oil Hub

US Drones Kill 15 Militants in Pakistan

Mexico: Governor's Bodyguards Found Dismembered

Senators Propose New Mobile Data Privacy Law

Dollar and Euro Face Summer of Uncertainty

Cabinet: Jonathan Lobbies Senators to Reconvene

Zoning Crisis: PDP Constitutes Reconciliation C’ttee

Post-Election Violence: 33,000 Displaced

Report: FAAC Short of N18.5bn Un-remitted Fund

Corps Members’ Abductors Slash Ransom to N10m

Cement Price Down 25% as Presidential Deadline Ends

BPE Finally Terminates NITEL Privatisation Process

Father’s Alarm: EFCC Tightens Access to Bankole

Outpour of Grief for Aderinokun

Elizabeth Hurley Divorces Husband in 92 Seconds

Two Held Over Plot to Murder Soul Star Joss Stone

Wonder Mislays Earpieces at Hall of Fame Gig

Florida Teen 'Admits' Killing British Pair

Greek Strikers Clash with Police

Key US Senators Slam China on Military Parts Probe

FloridaTeen 'Admits' Killing British Pair

Pakistan: Suspected US Missiles Strike Militant Compound

Syrian Envoy Due in Turkey for Crisis Talks

Exit of a Cultural Icon

More Killed as Syria Ignores International Appeals

Afghanistanis Most Dangerous Country for Women

Pakistan Arrests CIA's bin Laden Informants

FIFA Whistleblower, Blazer, Accused of Slander

Sudan: Barack Obama Calls for Ceasefire

Zsa Zsa's Final Fade Upstaged by Family Soap Opera

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Bankole: Charges against Me are Dubious

FG Considers Liquidation of NITEL

Court Okays Sale of Intercontinental Bank

Aderinokun, Titan of Modern Nigerian Banking, Passes On

Tinubu: I’ve No Cause to Disrespect HID Awolowo

NEMA Raises the Alarm over Looming Flooding

Fuel Queues: Stakeholders Meet on New Freight Rate

FG, States, LGs Share N606bn for May

Libya: Airstrikes Resume in Tripoli After Lull

ChinaFloods, Landslides Force 55,000 to Flee

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies in E.coli Outbreak

Sir Paul McCartney Speaks on Beatles Breakup

Arnold's Mistress Mildred Baena Reveals When Maria Shriver Discovered Her Husband's Love Child

GTB MD, Aderinokun, Passes On

Syrian Forces Fan Out to Quash Anti-regime Protests

Bomb Kills Yemen Officer, Gulf States Mull Solution

Gullit Fired as Terek Grozny Coach

ChinaDismisses US Swipe on "Colonial" Role in Africa

Tunisia Aircraft CircleAfter Libya Attack

Alleged Inflation Of Contracts : Bankole Asks Court to Quash Charges

Money Laundering:Court Grants Ex-Works Minister, Eight Others Bail

Australia's Boom Lures New Wave of European Immigrants

Afghanistan: Death Penalty for Jalalabad Bank Massacre

Police Stem S’China Riots But Migrant Workers Anger Runs Deep

Iraq: Gunmen Storm Baquba Council, Killing Eight

Chechnya: Gullit Given Grozny Ultimatum

Libyan Rebels Face Setback After Refinery Hit

Battle Lines Drawn in Bid to Lead South Africa's ANC

Pakistan Removes Paramilitary Chief over Killing

Syrian Forces Head for Second Northern Protest Town

Hackers Hit US Senate Site

IMF Reveals Shortlist of Two to Replace DSK

Trial of Tunisia's Toppled Ex-Leader to Start

SON and Substandard Goods

Monday, June 13, 2011

Cyber Criminals Hack IMF

Lawal, Adewole Charged with Money Laundering

Fuel Queues Return in Abuja, Kaduna

UNICEF Pledges $4.3bn for Children

The Charges against Bankole, Nafada

Suspected Sabotage Cuts Oil Export by 300,000bpd

Horror, as Assailant Sets Nursing Mother, Her 3 Kids Ablaze

Bankole Freed, arrested Again… Father Cries Out

Chile Ash Cloud Forces UN Chief onto Overnight Bus

Billions Pledged To Vaccinate World's Poor

Man’s £250k Deep-sea Quest for Osama bin Laden’s Body

Syrian Forces Round Up Hundreds Near Northwest Town

Gaddafi Forces Fight Off Rebels' Brega Assault

Lebanon: Hezbollah Dominates New Cabinet

Fergie in Tears as she Recalls Childhood Beatings from Her Mother

Spanish Police Website Hit by Anonymous Hackers

Volcanic Eruption Cuts Short Clinton’s Africa Trip

AU: North, South Sudan Agree to Demilitarise Abyei

Indonesia Arrests Over Police 'Cyanide Plot'

Alleged Breach Of Trust:Court Remands Bankole, Nafada In EFCC Custody Till Thursday

South SudanSays Northern Aircraft Bombed Territory

US Intercepts North Korean Ship at Sea

Romania: Congo Diplomat's Wife 'Smuggled Cigarettes'

Vietnamin Live-fire Drill Amid South China Sea Row

Japan: Eight Nuclear Workers Over-exposed to Radiation

Rare Suicide Bombing at Islamabad Bank Kills One

Regional Leaders Push for Faster Reforms in Zimbabwe

Libya Rebels 'Armed via Tunisia'

Police Struggle to Quell Mass Riots in Southern China

Quake-HitNew Zealand CityHit by New Shocks

Usmanov Furious over Arsenal’s Six Empty Seasons

Court Grants Bankole Bail, Re-Arrested By EFCC

First Ladies in the Trenches (2)

Libyan TV Broadcasts New Footage of Gaddafi

Egypt Detains Suspected Israeli Spy

Syria: 'Mass Grave Found in Northern Town'

Sunday, June 12, 2011

AkintolaWilliams: Pace of IFRS Compliance is Slow

Visafone Finally Pulls out of Multilinks Deal

More Constitution Amendments Coming, Says David Mark

N40bn Affair: Bankole, Nafada Face Fresh Charges

Trade Union Violations: ILO Indicts FG

Ekiti State Makes the First Move to Replicate FoI Act

Aviation Fuel: Marketers Groan under Airlines’ N5bn Debt

Scarcity to Ease as NNPC Distributes Kerosene to Marketers

Post Election Killings: Bakare Defends Buhari

Hamas Rejects Fatah Nominee for Palestine PM

BBC Boss Vows to Protect World Service

Pakistan: Taliban Deny Twin Blasts that Killed 39

Chavez Recovers After Surgery in Cuba

Giffords: First Pictures of shot Congresswoman Released

'Heavy Fighting' over Syrian Town

ChileVolcano: Qantas Cancels Flights

IMF Hit by 'Major' Cyber Security Attack

Syrian Unrest: Troops Enter Northern Town

Formula 1: Hamilton Still Positive on Title

Indian Yoga Guru Calls off Anti-graft Fast

Royals in Special Thanksgiving for Philip

Double Joy as Pregnant Lily weds

Pop Goes the Easel

US Denies Instigating Bankole’s Arrest

NPDC’s Appointment of a Funding Partner Has Been Greatly Misunderstood – Alison-Madueke

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Mandela Hails Sisulu, Mourns Her Death

Senators Oppose Move to Make Akume Minority Leader

USDenies Instigating Bankole’s Arrest

In Loving Memory of Zoning...

Ex-militant Leader, Driver, Shot Dead

Gov Shettima: Boko Haram Will Soon Be History

FG Decries High Death Toll in Police

Mobile Broadband Could Unlock $5bn in GDP

F-15s Intercept Plane Near US Presidential Retreat

Russia, China Snub UN Council Talks on Syria -envoys

Deadly Blasts at Market in Pakistani city

Obaigbena’ll Reposition NPAN, Says APCON

Syria: Thousands Still Fleeing into Turkey

US Hails Death of al-Qaeda Militant

Prince Philip marks 90th birthday with new title

Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, Reported to have been Killed in the Somali Capital Mogadishu

Michael Gove denies U-turn over school spending cutS

Colombia Passes 'Historic' Victims' Law

US Intelligence to Pakistan Compromised, Says Report

Syria: US Condemns 'Brutality, Violence'

Sudan Mounts Air Strikes 'to Control Oilfields'

Arise Sir Brucie: Knighthood for Entertainer

Goodies Pair 'thrilled' with OBEs

Flo Rida Released on Bail

Friday, June 10, 2011

New Evidence of $40K Cash Gifts in FIFA Scandal

Libya: Gaddafi Forces Renew Pounding of Misrata Rebels

Somali Interior Minister Dies After Suicide Blast

Turkey Braces for Thousands More Fleeing Syria

Lawyers Cry Foul as Khodorkovsky Sent to Secret Jail

German Passenger Strips Naked on Flight

House Revolt: How Speaker, Deputy Stooped to Conquer

Boy George Wishes He'd Got Sober Years Ago

Minista Denies Meeting with Atiku, Others

NJC Probe: MTN Never Disowned Call Logs, Says PDP

Okauru: FIRS to Generate N3trn in 2011

Amaechi Cautions Commissioners on Corruption

Revealed: US Military’s Code Name for Bin Laden Was Actually ‘Cakebread’

Rescued Banks: Sanusi: CBN Won’t Convert Injected Funds into Equity

Maiduguri Blasts: Police Arrest 14 Boko Haram Suspects

Stocks Fall in Longest Dow Slump Since 2002

23 killed as Fighting Again Rages in Western Libyan City

Five Mexico Stars Banned after Failing Drugs Test

Robbers Kill London Returnee, 3 Others

Obi, Okorocha Visit Ojukwu in London Hospital

Jennifer Hudson Demands Apology from Gossip Website

Jennifer Aniston's New Man Meets Her Friends

Stunning Jennifer Aniston Poses Topless for Advert

Four Generations of Presleys Take to Town in London

Jennifer Lopez Finds Love Confusing

Tom Hanks Launches New Film at London Premiere

Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux go Public

Golden Glow for London 2012 Torch

London 2012: Dream Team Moves to Benin

London 2012: Oshiomhole Mobilises for Dream Team

Court Now To Rule On Bankole's Bail Application Monday

Vietnam-ChinaSeaSpat Escalates

Panetta: Iraq Will Ask US Troops to Stay After 2011

Dope: Five Mexico Players Test Positive

Obama Presses Gabon's Bongo on Human Rights

Taliban Likely Focus for Karzai’s Pakistan Visit

Thousands of Syrians Flee into Turkey

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Abuja Bomb Blasts: Okah, Others Know Fate July 29

Task Force Freezes New Power Projects

PDP Moves to Zone National Secretary Position to S’West

FG Mulls Amnesty for Boko Haram Members

Oyo Violence: Police Arraign 18 NURTW Members

NNPC Alone Cannot End Kerosene Scarcity, Says Oniwon

Poll Petition: A’Ibom Alleges Plot to Eliminate Witnesses

U.S. Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Climb

Clinton: Gaddafi Associates Seeking to Negotiate

UN: Cote d’Ivoire President's Forces Increasing Attacks

12 Injured as Police, Protesters Clash in Spain

21 Bodies Found with Warning Notes in Western Mexico

Volcano Ash Grounds More S’America Flights

Sarah Ferguson Films Return from "Emotional Bankruptcy"

Patrick Schwarzenegger Lunches with Father Again... as Arnie 'Tries to Win Maria Back'

Afghanistan Wedding Party Attack Kills Nine

U.N. rights boss calls on Syria to halt "assault"

Brazil Court Rejects Battisti’s Extradition to Italy

Haiti: Floods Leave at Least 25 Dead

UN Chief Ban Calls World Leaders to End AIDS by 2020

US Intensifying Covert War in Yemen

Deadly Militant Attack on Pakistan Security Checkpoint

Exxon Makes Three Gulf of Mexico Discoveries

Western-Arab Talks to Focus on Libya after Gaddafi

Lauryn Hill Boyfriend Rohan Marley Hints He's NOT the Daddy

Jennifer Lopez Shares the Red Carpet with Little Sister Lynda

Kanu Testimonial: Eto’o Hits Lagos in Private Jet

Obama Holds Big 2012 Lead over Republicans, Says Poll

Canada Confirms it Will Reject new Kyoto Protocol

Bin Laden Will "Haunt" America, Says al Qaeda Deputy

NATO, Russia Fail to Narrow Missile Defence Gap

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

The Days of the ‘Cabal’…(I)

Adamawa: Cholera Claims 30, Another 200 on Danger List

NPDC Production Hits .102m bpd

21 Killed in Road Accident

Court Orders Abacha’s Linkman to Return £26.5m to Nigeria

Shareholders Lose Bid to Stop Sale of Bank PHB

Bankole: EFCC Quizzes Nafada, Akogun

Zoning Crisis: Jonathan to Compensate S’West, N’East

Blackburn's Jones Set for Man United Move

Libya: Rebels Seek to Break Out of Misrata

Elephant Rampage Causes Terror in Indian City

Turkey Offers Syrians Refuge, West Pushes UN Vote

Alleged N894m Fraud :Bankole Pleads Not Guilty, Remanded in EFCC Custody

Libya: NATO Meets to Review Air Campaign

Clinton heads to UAE for talks on Libya

China Floods Kill 52, Force 100,000 to Evacuate

Pakistan: US Drone Strike 'Kills 15'

Germany Confident Over E.coli Outbreak

Court To Hear Bankole's Bail Application Friday

What Were They Thinking: Fashion Disasters at Glamour Awards

Syria: UK, France Seek UN Action over Crackdown

Libya: Gaddafi Vows to Fight to Death

PLA Chief 'Confirms First China Aircraft Carrier'

'Psychic' Hunted Over Fake Mass Grave Tip-Off

'No Party Can Dislodge Labour in Ondo'

K Klips, Sing about Life From Port Harcourt to Lagos

'I Only Found Out I was Replacing Cheryl Cole When I Read the Papers', Admits New X Factor USA Judge Nicole Scherzinger

Laurence Fishburne Exits CSI After Two Seasons

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Cleared Cheques Hit N1.9tn Value

PHCN Alerts on Output Drop From Three Thermal Stations

At UN, Jonathan Seeks Solution to HIV/AIDS Pandemic

Kerosene Scarcity Ends in 10 Days, Says Oniwon

EFCC to Arraign Bankole Today on 16-Count Charge

Diezani: Why We Gave Oil Blocks to NPDC

Pandemonium as Explosions Kill 10

PDP Rejects Tambuwal, Insists Zoning Is Intact

Amosun to Probe Ogun State Accounts

Stock Market: Analysts Predict Another Bull Run

‘US Economy to Strengthen This Year’

US Open: Injury Stops Woods

Multiple Explosions Claim Five Lives in Maiduguri

FIFA: Why Qatar Whistleblower Talks Failed

Blasts in Tripoli, Libya Says Military Compounds Hit

Obama's Rating on Economy Hits New Low

Queens Voodoo Mom Bags 17 Years for Burning Daughter

Battles Rage in al Qaeda-held Yemen Town, 25 Dead

Alleged N894m Fraud : EFCC Files 16-Count Charge Against Bankole

Two Saudi Guards Killed on Yemen Border

E. coli Outbreak: EU Proposes 150m euros Farmers’ Aid

Al Jazeera Airs Call by Defecting Syrian Officer

Titanic II Sinks in Harbour on Maiden Voyage

Giggs Brothers 'Rowed Over Claims'

Maria Shriver Spends a Quiet Day at the Beach with Friends as it Emerges that Arnie is Still Supporting His Mistress

Lauryn Hill Pregnant with Baby Number SIX

Shooting Reported in Sudan’s Flashpoint State's Capital

US Congressman Admits Lewd Photo

Ban Ki-moon Running for 2nd term as UN Chief

Yemen: Marines Ready to Evacuate Brits

Syria Vows 'Decisive' Response in Jisr al-Shughour

Monday, June 06, 2011

IMF, Schwarzenegger, Sex and the Executive (II)

Rescued Banks: Sanusi Optimistic About Sept Deadline

S’East Speakers Forum Seeks Additional State for Zone

As Democracy Prevails... Tambuwal Is New House Speaker

Tambuwal’s ‘Ancestors’

Is This the End of Zoning?

Mark, Ekweremadu Return to Stabilise Polity

Ajimobi Outlaws NURTW

NEMA Alerts on Heavy Rainfall, Threat to Food Security

Agenda for Jonathan (VI): Reform Criminal Justice System

Ancelotti to Take One-year Coaching Sabbatical

Five US Soldiers Killed in Central Iraq

E. coli Outbreak: First Fests from German Farm Negative

Ex-IMF Chief, Strauss-Kahn, Pleads Not Guilty

Tambuwal Elected House of Representatives Speaker

Mark Elected President Of The 7th National Assembly

Cameron Diaz: Sex is my Favourite Sport

A Decade of Hotness! Jennifer Aniston, 42, Gets Better with Time

Schwarzenegger Lunches with Son Patrick, Lovechild Misses School Graduation Because Of Scandal

State Media: 21 Dead in China Mine Floods

E. coli 'Linked' to German Farm

Portugal Election: Socialists Admit Defeat

Pakistan: US Missile Strike Kills 6 Militants

Yemen: Saleh 'Recovering from Surgery in S’Arabia'

Sunday, June 05, 2011

Fayemi Hails Obaigbena’s Election as NPAN President

No Party Can Dislodge LP in Ondo, Says Mimiko


Three Feared Killed as Building Collapses in Enugu

BPE Okays Dangote, Oando, Honeywell’s Bids for PHCN

Bloody Sunday as 20 Feared Dead in Renewed NURTW Clash

Adeniyi Returns, Appointed THISDAY Editorial Board Chairman

ACN Set to Back Tambuwal

After Four-Hour Siege, EFCC Arrests Bankole

Jonathan Campaign Group Shuts Down

Azerbaijan Coach, Vogts, Insulted by Journalists

Raging Greeks Stage Biggest Anti-austerity Protest

E. coli Outbreak: German Beansprouts 'Probable' Cause

Pakistan: Suicide Attack Kills 18

EFCC Picks Up Bankole

Pope Celebrates Mass in Croatia

Germany 'Struggling To Cope' With E.coli Outbreak

US May Set Date to Pull Out Afghan Surge Force

Mexicans Begin Anti-violence Caravan to US Border

"Dozens Arrested" at Service for Iran Activist

Strauss-Kahn Trial Forces France to Think Again

Pope Backs Croatia's EU bid on Zagreb Visit

India: Police Evict Anti-graft Yoga Guru

Saturday, June 04, 2011

‘Jonathan Has Raised Hope of Minorities’

IGP Denies Stopping Bankole’s Arrest

Obama to Host Jonathan

NPAN Seeks Domestication of FoI Law in States

NASS: Mark Prepares for Fresh Mandate, Tambuwal, Mulikat in Battle Royale

Chile: Puyehue Volcano Erupts Forcing Mass Evacuation

Former US Secretary of State Eagleburger Dies

Afghanistan: Roadside Bomb Kills Four NATO Troops

Mexico: Flamboyant Ex-mayor Arrested with arsenal

Wounded Yemeni President Lands in S’Arabia

China Dismisses US Call on Tiananmen Anniversary

Yemeni President Saleh Hurt by 'Shrapnel' in Attack

Troops Crush Burkina Army Mutiny, 7 Dead

Pope Says Christian Values Threatened in Europe

US, Taiwan Push China on Rights on Tiananmen

Yemen: President’s Whereabouts in Question After Attack

US Strike 'Kills' Key Pakistan Militant

Rooney Confirms Hair Transplant

Egypt: Ex-finance Minister Gets 30 Years in Absentia

Vanilla Ice on Real Estate, DIY Show and How He Got That Name

Lessons in Political Science (II)

U.S. Payrolls Rose Less-Than-Estimated in May

Ex-US Presidential Candidate, John Edwards, Indicted

US, Afghanistan Push Ahead on Long-term deal

Britain Confirms New Cases of Killer Bug

US Congress Reprimands Obama on Libya

Friday, June 03, 2011

House Speaker: North, East Move to Back Tambuwal

Sterling Bank, First Rand Merger Talks Collapse

Agenda for Jonathan (IV): Improving Health Sector

Drama as IGP Saves Bankole from EFCC Arrest

Rape: Court Orders Investigation of Monarch’s Health

Senate Warned against Swearing in Igbeke

32 Teenagers for Trial for Planning to Sell Babies

Amaechi : How States Can Pay New Minimum Wage

Playboy Club Returns to London, Some Hopping Mad

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Suggests 2012 Elections

Syria: '34 Killed' as Thousands Protest in Hama

Iraq: Bomb Targets Mosque, Kills 15 in Saddam’s Hometown

Attack 'Injures' Yemeni President, PM

Mladic Shuns 'Monstrous' Charges

China: Teenager 'Sells Kidney for iPad'

Syria: Security Forces Open Fire as Protests Spread

EFCC Moves To Arrest Bankole

Hackers Attack Sony Network Again

BrazilLaunches Anti-poverty Plan

Russian Arms Depot Blasts Force Mass Evacuation

Mladic to Make First War Crimes Court Appearance

Libya: Moscow in Mediation as NATO Raids Continue

Thursday, June 02, 2011

PenCom Raises PFAs Capital Base to N1bn

Speakership: PDP Deploys Govs, Mulikat is Favourite

Omoigui-Okauru­: I’m Not Aware of My Purported Sack

Liquidation: Rescued Banks in Desperate Move for Bailout Capital

UNIDO: World Is Entering Permanent Food Crisis

Jonathan Worries over N7tr Uncompleted Projects

86 Oil Wells: A’Ibom Now to Refund N10.9bn to Rivers

Agenda for Jonathan (III): Peace and Security

Jaycee Kidnap: Phillip Garrido Gets 431 Years

ChileMurder Probe into Death of Author, Pablo Neruda

Thousands Flee Fighting in Yemen Capital

Taliban Border Attack Kills 34 in Pakistan

Five Killed in Shootings in Arizona Town of Yuma

S’Africans in Rare Anti-xenophobia March

Outbreak is New Form of E. coli

Mladic Moved to Prison Hospital at The Hague

‘Pro-Ouattara Troops Executed Unarmed Ivorians’

Mitt Romney Launches Bid For White House

Syriafrees hundreds of political prisoners - group

'I am NOT the Bad Guy' Simon Cowell Insists

N628m Scam: House Clears Etteh of Corruption

Senate Presidency: 91 Senators-elect Back Mark

China Rejects Gmail Spying Claims

Nearly 30 Pakistani Police, 40 Militants Killed in Raid

E. coli: Russia Bans Import of EU Vegetables

Lagarde to Visit China in June to discuss IMF Bid

Wenger: Barcelona Hasn't Shown Interest in Fabregas

Tunisia Says Up to 270 Refugees Missing in Mediterranean

Schwarzenegger's Love Child: Mildred Baena's Family Break Their Silence

Baby Zach Looking More Like Sir Elton John

US Mobster Avoids Death Sentence

Gates on Asia Trip: US Not Out to 'Hold China Down'

Global War on Drugs Has 'Failed', Say Former leaders

Rare Tornadoes Hit Massachusetts, 4 Dead

Italy: Berlusconi Backs Minister Amid New Signs of Rift

Japan PM Faces Fukushima No-confidence Vote

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Blast Hits Hotel in Libya's Rebel-held Benghazi

Libya Conflict: UN Accuses Both Sides of War Crimes

Bahrain Lifts Emergency Law, Military Trials Press On

Syrian Inquiry into Boy's Death

Germany Still in Dark over Mystery Killer Bacteria

Bankole and the Bank Loan

Amosun Congratulates New NPAN President

NNPC: Petro-chemical Industry to Generate Six Million Jobs

PHCN Privatisation: 525 Bids Shortlisted for Next Stage

The Ministerial Scorecard (2)

Bank Liquidation Is Last Option, Says Sanusi

FoI Act: One More Hurdle to Cross, Say Top Lawyers

Agenda for Jonathan (II): Quality Education for All

Speakership: Meeting Deadlocked as PDP Moves to Enforce Zoning

Bankole Faults EFCC Invitation Procedure

Australia Wants Syria's President 'Tried'

Accra-bound US Plane Returns After Passengers Fight

We’re Nearer Getting Dream Team, Says Eguavoen

Egypt: Mubarak, Sons to Stand Trial Aug. 3

US Pentagon to Treat Cyber-attacks as 'Acts of War'

Pakistan Spy Agency Faces More Heat After Reporter's Killing

Owen Signs New Manchester United Deal

Alleged N87bn Theft : Court Remands Ex- Afribank MD, Six Others In EFCC Custody

Yemen: 37 Killed in Sanaa Clashes

About 200 "Launch Cross-border Attack" on Pakistan Post

N’Sudan Proposes Rotating Abyei Administration

Mexico Arrests Police Chief, Soldiers for Gang Ties

Japan PM Faces Party Rebellion; No-confidence Vote Looms

N’Korea Rejects South’s Secret Summit Offer

Calabar Stadium Gets AFN Certification

Teams Recover 75 More Bodies from 2009 Air Crash

Karzai warns NATO not to become "occupying force"

'New charges' for 9/11 Suspects

Japan: UN Says Tsunami Risk was Underestimated

Shuttle Endeavour Lands After its Final Flight

Mladic Awaits War Crimes Trial in The Hague

French Open: Federer, Djokovic Berth in Semis

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Intercontinental Bank: Court Restrains CBN, Others

Boko Haram Kills Shehu of Borno’s Brother

At Last, House Drops Petroleum Industry Bill

Hope Rises as Cement Price Drops... Marginally

Agenda for Jonathan:?Let There be Light (1)

Long Walk to Freedom (of Information)

Public Information Is Set Free as FoI Becomes Law

Jonathan Nominates Elechi as ICPC Chair

Ndume: Bureaucrats Misled Bankole on N10bn Loan

German Unemployment Drops to Lowest Level

EgyptGeneral Defends Forced "Virginity Tests"

Gaddafi: I Will Not Leave My Country

Russia: Journalist’s Murder Suspect Arrested in Chechnya

Egyptian Charged With Sex Assault of NY Hotel Maid

Syria's Assad Grants Amnesty, 5 Killed in Crackdown

7 Killed in Attacks in Mexican Resort of Acapulco

Blatter Acknowledges FIFA Faces Problems

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