This Day News Archive for December 2011

Friday, December 30, 2011

US: Egypt to End Rights Group Raids

Ukraine Transfers Tymoshenko to New Prison

Seventeen Dead as Syrians Stage Mass Protests

Ringim: We've Only Arrested Boko Haram's Errand Boys

Ancelotti Named New Manager of PSG

Turkey Regrets Air Strike Deaths

Pakistan Car Bomb Kills Eight

Mosque Bomb Blast Kills Four in Maiduguri

US, S Korean Envoys Discuss Next Steps on N’Korea

Turkish Air Strike Kills 35 Kurds in Apparent Blunder

Cyclone kills 16 on India's southern coast

Warner Ups Blatter Attack: President Traded TV Rights for Support

Chile Education Minister Resigns Amid Protests

US Mulls Transfer of Taliban Prisoner in Perilous Peace Bid

N’Korea's New Leadership Lashes Out at S’Korea

Thursday, December 29, 2011

ACN Asks FG to Debunk Claims of Falsification of Oil Subsidy

Kwankwaso Budgets N210bn for 2012

ALGON Calls for State of Emergency in Councils

Govt Intensifies Security Measures

Amaechi, Sanusi Laud SEC’s DG Devt Plan

Jos: Police to Ban Okada During New Year Festival

Wogu: Nigerians’ll Enjoy Deregulation Dividends

Bombings: Terrorist Plot to Divide Nigeria’ll Fail, Says FG

Taraba: 6 Feared Killed in Fresh Ethnic Clash

S&P Upgrades Nigeria Outlook to ‘Positive’

Madalla Catholic Churches Cancel New Year Services

Ringim: We’ve Only Arrested Boko Haram’s Errand Boys

Bruce Willis Shops with Pregnant Young Wife Emma

US 'Deeply Concerned' over Egypt Raids of US Groups

US Army Unveils Helicopter Drone

Turkey Acknowledges Killing Civilians in Iraq Strike

Russia Battles Nuclear Submarine Fire

Syrian Forces Kill 13 as Observers Fan Out

Egypt Police Raid NGO Offices in Foreign Funds Probe

Gunman Kills Foreign Aid Worker in Mogadishu Attack

Hundreds Protest Russian Activist's Detention

Passengers Survive after Plane Flips Over in Crash-landing

Govt to Pay Family $17.8m for Military Jet Crash

China Police Kill Seven Hostage-takers in Xinjiang

Turkish Air Strikes Kill 35 Kurds Near Iraq

US Aircraft Carrier 'Spotted' in Iran Wargames Zone

Michael Underwood’s Wife Angellica Bell gives Birth to Son Elijah Joseph

Sexy Item Alert: Bradley Cooper Is Totally Dating Zoe Saldana

Bring Nigerian Terrorists to Justice, Congressman Urges Obama

TRIBUTE: Bada: Adieu, Okunrin Meta, the Best

Dead Nigerian Listed in FIFA Refs for 2012

2,991 Inmates Benefit from Cuba's Pardons

N’Korea Acclaims New Supreme Leader at Memorial

Myanmar Warehouse Blast Kills 17

New Murder Record in Venezuela

Yemen: Key Military Positions Dismantled in Sanaa

Russia Scolds United States for Human Rights Abuse

Most wanted Mexican Drug Traffickers Arrested

I am Alive, Says Lekki Protest Dead Victim

President Promises Security Shake up

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Pupils Hurt as Blast Hits Islamic School in Sapele

ECOWAS Warns against Coup D’etat in G’Bissau

SSS Arrests Alleged Bomber in Bayelsa

NBA, Lanlehin, EU, US Congressman Condemn Bombings

Madalla Bomb Victims Lament Poor Treatment

I’m Alive, Says Lekki Protest Dead Victim

Tips to Keeping Your Skin Hydrated During the Harmattan

Jamaican PM Struggles in Tight Re-election Race

Design Flaws Caused China Bullet Train Crash

US Warns Iran over Threat to Block Oil Route

Snow, Tears Mark Funeral for North Korean Leader

Unknown Attackers Throw Bomb at Arabic School in Sapele

Boko Haram Displaces 90,000 in Damaturu

Mubarak Trial Resumes after 3-month Break

Republican Hopefuls Make Final Push in Iowa

Kremlin Strategist 'Sidelined' After Putin Clash

Syria Hiding Detainees from Observers

Indian Anti-corruption Campaigner Ends Fast

European Stocks Flat Before Italy Debt Auction

US TV Producer Won't Fight Extradition to Mexico

Israelis Protest Ultra-Orthodox Segregation Campaign

Argentina: President Has Cancer, to Have Surgery

N’Korea Starts Mass Farewell to Late Leader

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Terrorism: Outrage as Ethiopian Court Jails 2 Swedish Journalists

Madalla: Second Time Unlucky

Another Oil Spill Ravages Western Niger Delta

In Jos, Christian, Muslim Leaders Seal Peace Deal

10,000 Persons Displaced in Damaturu, Says NEMA

Mark, Atiku, Mimiko, Kukah, Others Seek End to Attacks

Lawmaker Decries Poor Budget Implementation

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 4 in Adamawa

Sinead O'Connor Ends Marriage after 18 Days Due to Pressures, Weed

Wanted: A Strategy to Defeat Terror

China’s Investment in Nigeria Hits $6.1bn

Let’s Resolve to Give in 2012

UN: Afghan Refugee Strategy a 'Big Mistake'

One Dead, Two Wounded in Israel Strike on Gaza

Syria: Police Tear Gas Thousands in Homs as Observers Deploy

Politics, Competition Shape Marketing Communications Industry

When will classrooms such as this be history in Nigeria?

Sub-regional Institute Gets Training Grant

Boko Haram: Sultan of Sokoto, Other Muslim Leaders Meet Jonathan

Man Sued over Twitter Followers

Egypt Court Stops Virginity Tests in Military Prisons

Swedish Journalists Jailed for 11 Years in Ethiopia

Putin Derides 'Leaderless' Russian Protestors

Facebook unwelcome in Vietnam, but Zuckerberg OK

Violence Creeping into Mexican Capital

Duke of Edinburgh Leaves Hospital

Syria Unrest: Arab League Monitors Begin Mission

Iraqi al Qaeda Group Says Behind Baghdad Bombings

N’Korea Set to Mobilise Masses for Funeral

Egypt Indicts Israelis, Ukrainian for Smuggling Gun

Pakistan President Hits Out at 'Conspiracies'

US Considering Travel Request from Yemen's Saleh

Drug Kingpin's Bodyguard Nabbed in Mexico

US: We’ll Hunt Down Bombers

Syrian Gunfire Kills 23 People in Homs

Fresh Flood Warning for Philippine Disaster Zone

UK: Prince Philip Remains in Hospital

Jewish Gender Segregation Campaign Turns Violent

Mexican Troops Discover 13 Bodies

Monday, December 26, 2011

Muslim Leaders Condemn Christmas Day Bombings

Madalla, the Day After

Shell Claims Oil Leak Largely Dispersed

US: We’ll Hunt Down Bombers

Mark, Tambuwal, Imoke, Tinubu, Oritsejafor, Others Condemn Attacks

Free Education for Madalla Blast Orphans

FG Partners W’Bank, Japan in $2.7m Fadama Project

24 Burnt Victims, Others Deposited in Abuja, Suleja Hospitals

Ajimobi Pardons Murder Convicts, Others

SON Begins Testing of Petroleum Products

How to Make 2012 Budget Effective, By Experts

Why Risonpalm’s Under Lease, by Amaechi

Sokoto Records 349 Fire Outbreaks, 6 Deaths

Oil Sector: Lull in Investment as Legislature Procrastinates on PIB

Repositioning the PPPRA ahead of PIB Passage, Deregulation

UN Condemns Christmas Day Bombings in Nigeria

Coup foiled in Guinea-Bissau, navy chief held

Spain Economy Shrinks in Q4, Outlook Bleak

N’Korea's Jong-Un Gets New Title, Meets S’Koreans

Pope Condemns Attacks, Prays for Them to Stop

Baghdad Suicide Bomb Kills Five as Standoff Deepens

Subsidy: Refineries to Attain 90% Capacity in 2 Years

Japan Urges China to Help Keep N’Korea in Check

North Korea Burnishes New Ruler's Credentials

Where Lay the Hope for Power Sector in 2012 Expenditure?

W’Bank, Japan Invest $2.7m to Boost Nigerian Agric

Fabregas: Barca, Arsenal Only Clubs for Me

Morocco: Thousands March in Casablanca for Political Change

Plea to Arab League to Monitor Syrian Flashpoints

Seven Dead in US Christmas Shooting

Three Charred Bodies Found in Car in France

Jonathan, World Leaders Condemn Deadly Bomb Attacks

PDP Asked to Review Sylva's Disqualification

‘We Watched as Horror Unfolded’

‘I don’t usually cry but today I wept

Nigeria's Blackest Christmas... Ever!

PDP Asked to Review Sylva’s Disqualification

Nigeria’s Blackest Christmas... Ever!

Sunday, December 25, 2011

‘We Watched as Horror Unfolded’

Nigeria’s Blackest Christmas... Ever!

Nigeria’s Blackest Christmas... Ever!

Boko Haram Lets All Hell Loose at Christmas

‘I don’t usually cry but today I wept

Jos Blast: Injured Police Officer Dies, Four Arrested

Jonathan: Madalla Attack Irresponsible

Buhari: This is Dastardly

‘We Watched as Horror Unfolded’

7,000 Policemen Deployed in Kano

European Leaders, Vatican Condemn Blasts

Commission to Investigate Killings

Acts of Boko Haram Since April Polls

PDP Asked to Review Sylva’s Disqualification

Courteville Partners NAFDAC on Product Registration

California Soldier Shot at Homecoming Party

Yemen Leader Urges Truce after Troops Kill Protesters

IMF's Lagarde Warns on Threatened Global Economy

Turkey Accuses Sarkozy of Breaking Promise on Genocide Bill

Head of Arab Mission Reaches Syria Amid More Unrest

Japan Looking to Buy Chinese Govt Bonds

IMF's Lagarde Warns Global Economy Threatened

Suicide Attack Kills Afghan MP, 14 Others

Sudan Army 'Kills Darfur Rebel Lleader'

Japan's PM Heads to China Amid N’Korea Worries

Anti-whaling Activists' Drone Tracks Japan Fleet

Boko Haram Bombs Churches in Abuja, Jos, 40 Dead

Abuja Church Bomb Blast Kills about 40, Leaves Many Injured

Mancini Wants Away-day Cheer for Man City

US Republicans Gird for Critical Iowa Vote

38 Haitians Found Dead in Shipwreck off Cuban Coast

UN Passes Leaner 2012-13 Budget Amid Economic Turmoil

Pope Berates Christmas 'Glitter'

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Queen Elizabeth Visits Prince Philip in the Hospital

Jennifer Aniston Advised to get 'Sperm Donation' from Brad Pitt by Hollywood Agent

Deregulation: Murray-Bruce Seeks $2bn for Transport Sector

FG Targets Six Weeks for Bonga Spill Clean-up

Christmas Fails to Stem Violence in Borno, Yobe

Sultan Flays Extremism

Jonathan: No Toll Gates on Federal Roads

Onolememen: Road Contractors Cause Kerosene Scarcity

Rep Condemns Persecution of Nigerians in Malaysia

The Essence Of Salvation

Expect Significant Progress in Governance Next Year, Says Jonathan

Ecuador Sends 10,000 Troops to Colombia Border

Privatisation Probe?Report: Will It?Sway the Executive

Thousands Turn Out for Funerals of Damascus Blast Victims

No Room at Inn as Bethlehem Celebrates Christmas

50 Feared Killed in Army Shoot Out with Boko Haram

‘Subsidy Removal’ll Erode Goodwill Jonathan Enjoys’

UN Security Council Condemns Syria Suicide Attacks

Queen visits Prince Philip in hospital

Syria's Muslim Brotherhood Claims Damascus Blasts

‘Subsidy Removal’ll Erode Goodwill Jonathan Enjoys’

Raul Castro: Cuba to Pardon Nearly 3,000 Prisoners

Suicide Attack Kills Six Troops in Pakistan

Match-fixing Whistle Blower to Train with Italy

Army, Boko Haram Clashes Continue in Maiduguri, Damaturu

FCT Minister Denies Allegation of Non-Remittance of N28b Tax

Jonathan: Expect Gains of Subsidy Removal in 6 Months

Friday, December 23, 2011

Amaechi Fights Corruption in Civil Service

Deportation of Nigerians: FG Tackles Zambia

FG Set to Unveil NNPC Forensic Audit Report

Open Letter to Minister of Aviation: Please Help Rescue Murtala Mohammed Airport form the Pit of National Embarrassment.

DR Congo: Tshisekedi Takes 'Presidential Oath'

Three Aid Workers Shot Dead in Somalia

Duke of Edinburgh in Hospital Following Chest Pains

Christmas Eve Aftershock Rattles Tense N’Zealanders

‘Subsidy Removal’ll Erode Goodwill Jonathan Enjoys’

How Subsidy Gains’ll be Spent, by Okonjo-Iweala

World Leaders Attend Czech Hero, Havel's Funeral

More Help Arrives for Philippine Flood Victims

Turkish Envoy to Leave Paris over Genocide Law

Riot Police Fire Teargas to Disperse Protesters in China

Deadly Suicide Bombings Rock Damascus

Pakistan Army Chief Denies Coup Speculations

S.Sudan Seeks Food and Farmland Investments

Asian Shares Up as U.S. Data Spurs Year-End Bounce

US Congress Poised to Pass Payroll Tax Cut Deal

How Subsidy Gains’ll be Spent, by Okonjo-Iweala

Egypt Activists Call Mass Rally against Army Rule

US Speaker, Boehner, Surrenders in Tax Showdown

Appeals Court Rejects Obama Birthplace Challenge

Probe: Deep Mistrust Led to Pakistani Border Incident

N’Korea Welcomes S’Korea Mourners, Raps Seoul

Powerful Quakes Rock New Zealand's Christchurch


‘Subsidise Local Production, Not Imported Consumption’

Multiple Bomb Blasts, Gun Shots Rock Damaturu, Potiskum, Maiduguri

Jonathan: No Going Back on Deregulation

Alison-Madueke: Nigerians Will Smile

Agbakoba: There is More to be Done

How Subsidy Gains’ll be Spent, by Okonjo-Iweala

Shell Begins Clean-up of Massive Oil Spill

NCAA Dismisses Alleged Sale of Kerosene as Aviation Fuel

Delta Goes Tough on Tax Defaulters

FG to Recapitalise Bank of Industry

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Senate Clarifies on Budget 2011

Pakistan PM Fears Coup Conspiracy

Yemen Protesters Demand Saleh Trial, Denounce Govt

US: Hearing Concludes for Suspected WikiLeaks Leaker

Imoke Commends Dana’s Inaugural Flight to Calabar

Emirates Introduces New Aircraft on Lagos, Dubai Route

US Ready to Work with New Regime as N’Korea Mourns

Arab League Team in Syria to Prepare Monitoring

Turkey Rage over French 'Genocide' Bill

Yahoo Considers Cutting Its 40% Alibaba Stake

London Brokers Shrink as Debt Crisis Bites

European Stocks Rise Before U.S. Jobless Data

Chinese Media Criticise Protest Village Officials

US Admits Mistakes over Killings of Pakistan Troops

'Nature Mourns' N’Korea Leader

Pakistan: Army Wants Zardari Out but Not a Coup

At Least 63 Killed in Co-ordinated Baghdad Attacks

Shell Deploys Ships to Clean Oil Spill

EPL: Planned Strike Stops Arsenal-Wolves Game

Russia: Medvedev Tries to Appease Protesters

Obama Presses Boehner to Compromise on Tax Deal

N’Korea's Military to Share Power with Kim's Heir

Israel: European, UN Criticism Wrong

Arab Team Prepares Syria Mission after Deadly Assault

Libya: Captured Saif al Islam Gaddafi Yet to See Lawyer

Somali Pirates Free Italian Tanker Hijacked in February

Spain's Austerity Leader, Rajoy, Takes Power

Finland Launches Probe into China bound Patriot Missiles

Katherine Heigl on Feuds and Her Endangered Career

Michael Douglas Son Handed More Prison Time

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Lagos Pulls out 8 Retired Perm Secs

Court Convicts American over Money Laundering

Power: FG Threatens Disruptive Communities

Jonathan Harps on Proactive Civil Service

FIRS Arrests FCDA Boss over N28bn Unremitted Taxes

Lekki Toll Protest: Fashola Orders Investigation on Alleged Killing

Arowolo, Murdered Banker’s Husband, Appears in Court

NPAN Town Hall Meeting Debates Deregulation

Shell Hit by Worst Oil Leak in a Decade

FG: Date for Subsidy Removal Not Certain

Memories of North Korea

Donors Pledge $482m to Help Displaced, Stateless People

Shell Shuts Oil Field after Spill

Egyptians Back at Polls, Calm in Cairo after Clashes

Journalist: Morgan Must Have Known About Hacking

Syria 'Massacre': Opposition Calls for UN Action

Kenyan Jets 'Kill 10' in South Somalia Air Raid

Mexico: Mayan Region Launches Apocalypse Countdown

Jury Awards $150bn to Family of Texas Fire Victim

Vaclav Havel: Thousands Honour Late Czech Leader

Iraqi PM Urges Kurds to Hand over VP al-Hashemi

Airlines Lose Fight Against EU Carbon Caps

Again, NUC Honours Merit

Obama, Boehner Lock Horns in Payroll Tax Fight

Top Argentine Official Found Hanged at Summit

Rebel China Village Postpones Protest March

'Millions' Mourn North Korean Strongman

US Warns Iraq Against Divisions

Chinese Ref Took Bribes to Fix Man United Friendly

NFF: No Going Back on Coaches' Wages

Construction of Greenfield Refineries to Commence July ‘12

Construction of Greenfield Refineries to Commence July ‘12

Jonathan: Nigeria's Oil Reserve May Dry up in 35 Years

Bola Ige: Activists Seek Truth Commission 10 Years after

Construction of Greenfield Refineries to Commence July ‘12

Sanusi: Officials Not Doing Enough for Subsidy Removal

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Abdulmutallab Seeks New Legal Adviser

Arab Spring Possible in Nigeria, NLC Warns

Nigerian Air Hostess Arrested with Cocaine at Heathrow

NUJ Asks FG to Honour Agreement with ASUU

Local Content: Nigeria Loses $380bn to Expatriates

Amaechi, Ajimobi Present 2012 Budgets

FG Spends N15.5bn on Immunisation

$1.5bn Judgment Debt: Shells Gets Temporary Reprieve

LG Polls: ACN Challenges Obanikoro’s Petition

SuperStar? SuperSun? PoorYou!

Egypt Unrest: Women Protest, Denounce Military Violence

US: Plane Crash on NJ Highway Kills 5

In mourning, North Korea Seals Itself

Iran Invites UN Nuclear Agency to Visit

Iraq VP to Fight Terror Charges as Row Deepens

Kim's Body on Show in N'Korea Amid Mass Mourning

Chinese Police 'Fire Tear-gas, Beat Protesters'

Kabila Sworn In as DR Congo Split

Fierce Clashes in Cairo, Clinton Voices Outrage

South Sudan Rebel Chief, Athor, Killed

Man City Hold Firm on Tevez Transfer to AC Milan

Subsidy: We Weren’t Bribed by Presidency, Says Saraki

As Nigeria’s Oil Sizzles

Eguavoen Keen on Enyimba Return

Egypt: Tahrir Clashes Rage on, Army Unrepentant

North Korea Backs Son after Kim Jong-Il’s Death

Chinese Protestor Charged over LA Consulate Shooting

EPL: Rovers, Bolton Square Up in Basement Battle

Saudi Prince Invests $300m in Twitter Stake

End of the Road as Carmaker, Saab, Files for Bankruptcy

Secret US, Taliban Talks Reach Turning Point

VP Arrest Warrant Plunges Iraq into Crisis

Philippine Storm Death Toll Passes 900

Monday, December 19, 2011

Kelly Rowland Plans Christmas Reunion with Father she hasn't Seen in 23 Years

Explosion Kills another Bomb Maker

Deregulation Starts with 2012 Budget, Says NNPC

As Nigeria’s Oil Sizzles

Subsidy: We Weren’t Bribed by Presidency, Says Saraki

Boko Haram: Court Grants Ndume Bail

NPAN Holds Town Hall Meeting on Subsidy Dec 22

Alleged Contracts Inflation: Bankole Loses Bid to Stop Trial

MDGs: Jonathan Releases N11.3bn to LGAs

Okonjo-Iweala: IMF Not Dictating Our Reforms

Mission Fulfilled as Nigeria Returns to Space Two Years After

Launch of Communication Satellite Will Improve National Security

Lagarde Praises Nigeria's Economic Efforts

Fresh Violence Hits Tahrir Square

Hopes Fade for Dozens of Sunken Russian Rig Workers

Chinese Skipper 'Admits Killing S’Korea Coastguard'

DR Congo: Tshisekedi Orders Army to Disobey Kabila

Katsina 8: Supreme Court Didn’t Sack U

Flood-hit Philippines prepares for mass burials

North Korean Leader, Kim Jong-il, Dead

UN's Ban Condemns Excessive Force in Cairo Clashes

Pakistan: 30,000 Islamists Protest Against US

Manning's Computer Files Linked to WikiLeaks Site

Sunday, December 18, 2011

FG Charges NIMASA on N22bn Cabotage Fund

NDIC Seeks to Limit ‘Frivolous’ Litigations

IMF: Financial Services Still Shallow in Africa

States Finally Receive October FAAC Allocation

Traffic, Protests Take Heavy Toll on Lekki

Police Seize Would-be Suicide Bomber’s Car

Dangote Spends N15.5bn on Social Responsibility

Uneasy Calm in Senate over BPE Probe Report

Highway Safety: FRSC Opens ‘Shame Register’ for Traffic Offenders

Katsina 8: Supreme Court Didn’t Sack U

Renewed Optimism Lifts Stock Market

PPPRA Boss Warns Marketers against Petroleum Products Hoarding

15 Dead in Kazakh Oil Region Riots

Captured 'CIA Spy' is US Citizen of Iranian Origin

WikiLeaks: Army officer Recounts Violent Manning Incident

IMF Boss, Christine Lagarde, Arrives Nigeria for First Africa Visit

Philippine Flood Rescuers Battle as Death Toll Passes 650

Super Eagles Get New Media Officer

President Zardari May Return to Pakistan Tonight

Clashes in Lebanon Refugee Camp, one killed

Czech Statesman, Vaclav Havel, Dies

Philippine Floods: Death Toll Passes 500

Protesting China Villagers Threaten to March on Govt Offices

Migrant Boat Sinks off Indonesia with 250 on Board

Last US Troops to Leave Iraq Cross Kuwait Border

Mancini: African Exodus Could Decide EPL Season

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Boko Haram Bomb Kills 3 Members

Kwankwaso Laments Rampant Cases of Drug Addiction

Pollution: Bayelsa Sets Agenda for Oil Firms, Residents

Idahosa Varsity Honours Oshiomhole, Abbe

2012 Budget: FG to Audit Revenue Generating Agencies

Attempt to ‘Occupy Lekki’ Falters after Arrests

Eulogies as Alex Ibru is Buried

Wamakko Wins Sokoto PDP Primary amid Boycott

Experts Decry Duties on ICT Products

Protests Imminent as Tolls Take-off on Lekki-Epe Expressway Today

Delta State Calls Off Open Championship

Turnout Low as Gabon Votes Amid Opposition Boycott

Philippines Storm: Death Toll Hits 440

Belgians Mourn Victims of Liege Carnage

Thousands March in Florence after Racist Shootings

Nigerian Emerges ICC Judge

Much Ado about Same-Sex Marriage

Arabs Threaten to Take Syria to UN over Crackdown

Turkey’s PM Slams France over Armenian ‘Genocide’ Law

Egypt's PM Criticises Protesters

Pentagon Chief Sees Close Partnership with Libya

FIFA Threatens to Ban Switzerland over Sion Case

NPL Congress Suspends Akinbobola

Gabon Votes with Ruling Party Set for Re-election

Death Toll Rises as Clashes Resume in Cairo

Pentagon Chief, Panetta, Arrives Libya

N.Zealand Plane in Dash to Stricken Russian Boat

Arab League Sees 'Positive Signs' from Syria

Nearly 600 Dead, Missing in Philippines Storm

US Navy Expects to Base Ships in Singapore

Philippines Storm Toll Rises to 50

UN Lifts Sanctions on Libya's Key Banks

DR Congo's Supreme Court Upholds Kabila's Poll Win

Three Dead, 257 Wounded in Egyptian Clashes

Britney Spears, Jason Trawick Engaged: Singer, Boyfriend Getting Married

Friday, December 16, 2011

An Evening with Leymah Gbowee

Trigger Happy Police Sentenced to Death

Primate Okoh Extols Alex Ibru

CBN: No Going Back on E-payment

ICC to Investigate Jos Killings’

DIG Ganiyu Dawodu Slumps, Dies

Gunmen Kill 3 Soldiers at Kano Airforce School

FAAC Takes Another N143bn from Excess Crude Account

Two CPC Senators, Eight House Members Lose Seats

Police Mobilise 5000 for Sokoto Guber Primary

Senate to Tackle Maternal Mortality

Navy Hands over Seized Ship after 15 Months

Crisis Rocks Abia Community over Killing

Regulators Sue Former Top Fannie, Freddie Executives

US Hands over Last Detainee to Iraq

The Dog, The Hunter And The Whistle

Kabul Police Station Attacked

Massive Outage as Storm Batters Northern France

Wikileaks: Manning’s Lawyer Claims Bias

Indian is New World's Shortest Woman

Mancini Asks Balotelli: ‘Why Always You?’

Cote d’Ivoire: Ouattara Celebrates Crushing Election Win

Bloody Clashes Overshadow Egypt Vote Count

Nigeria in Tight Race for ICC Judge Seat

Putin's Popularity Takes a Hit ahead of Vote

Storm Lashes France, Cargo Ship Runs Aground

Japan PM Declares 'Cold Shutdown' at Fukushima

Last US Base Handed to Iraq ahead of Pullout

Thousands Abused in Dutch Catholic institutions

Barcelona to Face Leverkusen in Champions League

European Stock-Index Futures Rise on U.S. Outlook

Cote d’Ivoire PM Ready to Face ICC if Charged

ICC Prosecutor: Gaddafi's Death May be War Crime

US Election: Newt Gingrich Clashes with GOP Rivals

Carlos the Jackal Sentenced to Life in Prison

Gay Marriage Improves Health

Japan Set to Declare Fukushima Plant Shutdown

China Vows Crackdown on Village Revolt

Syria Crisis: Russia Circulates Surprise UN Resolution

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Caught 'Canoodling'

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Rivers: Boat Mishap Victims Get Mass Burial

Girl, 12, Loses Eyes to Boko Haram Attack

Massive Shake-up in PPPRA ahead of Reform

Jonathan: We Can’t Continue Subsidy with Borrowed Funds

NBTE Restores IMT Accreditation

Nationalised Banks: Shareholders Flay CBN

Economiums as Ibru Begins Final Journey

FG Set to Renew Mobil, Shell, Others Oil Leases

CRFFN to Induct 4,711 Freight Forwarders in 2012

Amike Leads 15-Man Burial Committee for Bada

Iceland Formally Recognises Palestinian State

Jewish Settlers Burn Mosque, Defy Netanyahu

Villa Injury, Misfiring Torres Give Spain Euro Headache

Budget 2012: Transformation or Retrogression?

US: Nigeria Must Make Tough Decision on Subsidy

India: Toxic Liquor Death Toll Hits 143

Carlos the Jackal Pleads Innocence in French Court

Jonathan: We have Opened All Sectors of Our Economy to Investors

Club World Cup: Villa Fractures Leg as Barca Win 4-0

India: Death Toll from Bootleg Liquor Rises to 102

Boy, 10, Admits Strangling Four-Year-Old

US Marines Deny Exaggerating Deeds of war hero

Syria: Deserters Kill at Least 27 Troops

France: Ex-President, Jacques Chirac, Guilty of Corruption

US Flag Ceremony Ends War in Iraq

FG Seeks Lower Interest Rates in 2012

Pakistan’s Zardari Leaves Dubai Hospital

UN Calls for Action on Syria in 'Name of Humanity'

French Court to Rule in Chirac Corruption Trial

Tributes to a Fallen Hero: Mark, NOC, Others Mourn Bada

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Islamists Pursue Gains in Egypt's Phased Election

Hamas Marks Anniversary, Hails Arab Spring Islamists

Toxic Liquor Kills 36 in Eastern India

Obama Welcomes US Troops Home, Marks End of Iraq War

Fashola Inauguarates N16bn Ikeja City Mall

Mimiko Declares War against Criminals

Minister Decries Malpractices in Schools

Shettima Promises Safety of NYSC Members

Alleged N47.1bn Theft: Judge’s Absence Stalls Akingbola’s Trial

Uduaghan Budgets N383.4bn for 2012

PPPRA Re-Jigs Guidelines for Products Allocation

Oil Slips as OPEC Sticks to 30mbpd Production

NDDC: Jonathan Proposes N249.5bn

33 Perish in Boat Mishap

Okonjo-Iweala on the 2012 Budget

Jonathan Alters Budget Cycle, Orders Full Execution

In Lagos, Bigamy is No Longer a Crime

Subsidy: Consultations to Continue as Labour Kicks

A Brief History of Art

N’Assembly Moves to Address Multiple Taxation in Telecoms

The Yar’Adua Years…

McCulley Leads 30 Nigerian Firms to Las Vegas

Boat Capsizes in Rivers, Leaves at Least 20 Dead

Syrian Army Rebels Ambush Troops in Hama

'The protester' Named Time's Person of Year

BBC Bosses Defend Clarkson's Strikers 'Joke'

Egypt holds second round of parliamentary election

Zimbabwe Chief fines Morgan Tsvangirai over 'Wedding'

Ghana Inflation Eases to 8.55%

China Makes Growth Guarantee against Grim Global Economy

Florence in Mourning after Racist Killing Spree

Bada: Tributes to a Fallen Hero: The Gold that Eluded Him

Gingrich Ahead in US Poll, but Slipping in Iowa

French Prosecutors Seek Life for Carlos the Jackal

Baby Among Four Victims of Lone Belgian Gunman

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Oshiomhole: Yar'Adua Donated to My Campaign

Ibru's Burial Rites Begin Today

Don't Link Uduaghan to Onokpite's Death, Says Ogeah

Defence Chief Reads Riot Act to Terrorists in Jos

EU: Anti-Gay Bill Violates Human Rights

NNPC: 65,000 Barrels of Crude Oil Not Missing

N'Assembly Not Satisfied with 2011 Budget Performance

'Next Year's Budget Signposts Improvement in Fiscal Policy'

'This is Our Walk to Economic Freedom'

2012 Budget: FG Finally Removes Fuel Subsidy

Bomb Explodes on a Bomber in Maiduguri

'I Could End up Pregnant,' says Mother-Of-Six Angelina Jolie

Canada Under Fire over Kyoto Protocol Exit

Palestinian Flag Raised at UNESCO After Admission

For Alfred Esimatemi Opubor

Renewal of Academic Research, my Priority – Omole

Italian Far-right Gunman Kills Two in Florence

Bomb Blast Kills 10 in Maiduguri

Tunisia's New President, Marzouki, Sworn In

German President Denies Lying over Loan

Japan's Post-tsunami Revival Plan Reaches Critical Point

Deadly Attack Rocks Belgian City

US Lawmakers Freeze $700m to Pakistan, Ties Strained

Iran Rejects US Request to Return Captured Drone

Hezbollah Identifies Undercover CIA Officers

Opposition Head to be Sworn in as Tunisian President

Suu Kyi's Myanmar Opposition Wins Legal Recognition

Canada First Nation to Pull Out of Kyoto Protocol

Mexico Detains One of Most Wanted Gang Leaders

US: Texting Teen Driver Kills Two, Injures 38

Obama Demands Iran Returns Downed US Drone

Ouattara Coalition Leads in Ivorian Poll Count

Mourinho Still Upbeat Despite ‘Clasico’ Defeat

IMF Chief to Visit Nigeria Next Week

Ex-Envoy Raises the Alarm over Loose Libyan Arms

Monday, December 12, 2011

EFCC Boss Vows to Cleanse Anti-graft Agency

Energy Crisis: Senate May Seek More Autonomy for NGC

Jos Blasts: STF Restricts Movement of Okadas

Alleged N4bn Fraud: S’Court Strikes out Audu’s Application

Ki-Moon: 600m Africans Live without Modern Energy

NEITI to Begin Audit of Oil, Gas Revenue Inflows

Boko Haram: Ndume Pleads Not Guilty to Terrorism Charge

Same-sex Bill Opens Door for Asylum Seekers

My Reform Mission at PPPRA, By Stanley

Nigeria Fit to Join BRIC Nations, Says Okonjo-Iweala

NEC: With Fuel Subsidy, Catastrophe Imminent

Lagos Passengers to Enugu Stranded over Poor Weather

Collapse Building: One Trapped, 3 Escape Death

Nigeria, S’Africa to Strengthen Bi-National Commission

NDDC to Partner Devt Agencies, Others

Why CBN Embarked on e-Payment Campaigns Nationwide

AFN Technical Director, Sunday Bada, Is Dead

FG Assures States of Collaboration on Education

Ministry Petitions IG over Yenagoa Rape

Foreigners Among Seven Killed in Iran Factory Blast

Obama: Iraq Has Enduring Partner in US

Woman Leaves $13m Fortune to Pet Cat

S’Arabia Executes Woman Convicted of Sorcery

Pope: To Visit Cuba, Mexico Before Easter

DR Congo: Kabila Admits Mistakes but Rejects Vote Criticism

Russia Billionaire, Prokhorov to Challenge Putin

US Army Honours WWII Belgian Nurse, Augusta Chiwy

Iranians Blame ‘Unplanned’ UK Embassy Raid on Rage

Cameron Defends EU Veto Decision

Fuel Subsidy Must Go to Avoid Economic Catastrophe, Says NEC

Jonathan Says Book on Yar’Adua Will Elicit More Versions of the Event

British PM to Defend EU Veto Amid Coalition Crisis

Obama Meets Maliki as US Exits Iraq

Syria Holds Poll Despite Violence

Another Deadly Attack on NATO Convoy in Pakistan

Al-Qaeda Group Claims Kidnap of Westerners in Mali

China Promises to Boost Imports

Ex-strongman, Noriega, Back in Panama, Behind Bars

Coastguard: Chinese Fishermen Kill S’Korean

France Points Finger at Syria for Lebanon Attack

Remembering the Publisher: A Tribute to Ibru

Sunday, December 11, 2011

FG Rules out Another Phase of Amnesty Programme

Nigeria Produces First Female Fighter Pilot

NLC: Subsidy Removal is Like Same-sex Marriage

Bribe-for-Contract: Oil Firms under Watch

AGF, CBN Pass Buck over Delayed FAAC Allocation

G’Bissauan Emerges Miss ECOWAS

N20bn Bond: SEC Lauds Fayemi’s Devt Programmes

Xmas: Amaechi Reassures Indigenes on Security

Recovered Funds: SERAP Drags FG to Court

49 Unilorin Lecturers Return to Court over S’Court Ruling

NNPC Pipeline Fire Rattles Warri/Effurun Residents

e-Payment: Banks Process N831bn Instruments

Jos Blasts Death Toll Rises to 4

Gusau Canvasses for Legislation to Empower Governors on Security

Low Turnout in Cote d’Ivoire Parliamentary Elections

Iran Will Not Return US Drone

Afghanistan: Karzai Extends Private Security Closure

Israel Calls for ‘Paralysing’ Sanctions on Iran

Pakistan to Keep NATO Convoy Ban

Noriega en route back to Panama after 22 years

Congo: Opposition Plans Protest over Election Results

Death Toll from Afghan Holy Day Bombs Reaches 80

Cote d’Ivoire Holds First Post-Gbagbo Elections

DR Congo Vote Battle Intensifies as Observers Slam Flaws

India: Anti-graft Activist Resumes Fasting

US Election: Gingrich Fires Back in GOP Debate

UN Talks Approve Roadmap for 2015 Global Climate Pact

Strong Earthquake Rattles Mexico, One Dead

Observers: DR Congo Vote Results 'Lack Credibility'

Cote d’Ivoire Braces for Parliamentary Elections

Tunisian Assembly Adopts Provisional Constitution

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Explosion Rocks Mosque in Delta State

How Jonathan Settled Shell, Etete Oil Block Rift

FG Wage Bill Gulps N1.5trn

Border Tax: Ogun, Lagos to Inaugurate Joint Body

Rising Import Bill Exerts Pressure on Naira, Says Rencap

Cleric Urges Prayer Against Insecurity

Why Boko Haram Problem Persists, by Don

Windstorm Victims Receive Relief Materials

Supreme Court Upholds Naval Doctor's Demotion over Negligence

Imoke Abolishes Multiple Tolls by Drivers

Ekiti, FG Sign MoU on Cassava Transformation

How EFCC Secured Arrest Warrant against Ikuforiji

Army Harassment: Ex- Gov’s Aide Petitions Fashola

Mazrui: Petrol Wealth Slowed Down Democracy

Ekweremadu: Nigeria, Not Yet a Nation

8 Arrested as Fayemi Hails Peaceful Assembly Election

Fuel Subsidy Removal: S’East PDP Begins Campaign

Menace of Shipwrecks on Coastal Waters

Noriega Returns to Panama after 22 Years

Six killed in DR Congo Post-election Violence

Executives Charged Over Deadly India Hospital Fire

South Africa Slams COSAFA 'Hostility' over Jordaan

Good Men Keep Quiet, Evil Thrives

Turkey Approves Reduced Penalties for Match-fixing

LA Police Kill Man Shooting at Cars in Hollywood

Police: Woman Faked Rape to Frighten Husband

Ministers Battle to Save UN Climate Talks

Russia: Crowds Gather for Moscow Protests

Philippines: Plane Crashes onto Slum, Killing 13

Pakistan: Taliban Admits Peace Talks

Gunfire in Congo after Kabila Wins Disputed Poll

Yar'Adua Seldom Walked Days before Trip to S’Arabia

Appeals for Calm After Disputed DR Congo Election

Euro Crisis: Top US General Warns of Unrest

Drone Crash Unmasks US Spying Effort in Iran

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Women Catalysts for Peace

Paris Jackson Lands her First Movie Role

Friday, December 09, 2011

Yar’Adua Seldom Walked Days before Trip to S’Arabia

Who’s in Charge of Nigeria?

E-Payment: CBN Campaign Train Moves North

Court Restrains Bi-Courtney from Stopping GAT Renovation

Amaechi Urges FG to Deregulate Power Distribution

Fraud Allegation: Okereke-Onyuike Gets Respite

Boko Haram, Armed Robbers Attack 100 Bank Branches

Lamorde Promises Vigorous Anti-Graft War

Terrorism: NBA Worries over Security Operatives

Alleged Fraud: Judge Orders Arrest of Ikuforiji, Lagos Speaker

NIPP Board in Emergency Meeting over Gas Supply

Tinubu: Obasanjo Brought Electoral Corruption to Nigeria

US Provided Aerial Surveillance of Jamaican Raid

Va. Tech: Gunman in Police Killing Wasn't Student

La Liga: Real Plan All-out Assault on Barcelona

Teen is Main Suspect in Four Argentina Slayings

Syrian Forces ‘Kill’ 24 Protesters

Nobel Winner: Islam No Threat to Democracy

Rome Parcel Bomb Injures Equitalia Tax Official

Congo's Kabila Re-elected, Opposition Cries Foul

Eurozone Deal Reached Without UK

Israelis Kill 3 in Gaza; Rockets Fired into Israel

UN's Ban Ki-moon Visits Somalia

Indian Hospital Fire Death Toll Hits 73

Fergie: Vidic Will Miss Rest of Season

Senate Seeks Increased Funding for Trade, Investment Ministry

Justice Eso Wins Anti-corruption Defender Award

OPC Protests, Threatens Boko Haram… in Lagos

Two Dead in Virginia Tech University Shooting

Euro Crisis: Summit Abandons EU-wide Treaty Change

Fukushima Nuclear Plant Scraps Plan to Dump Water into Sea

20 Feared Dead in Indian Hospital Fire

Congo Delays Election Results Again

Thursday, December 08, 2011

OPC Protests, Threatens Boko Haram… in Lagos

States Spoil for War over Non-Release of Allocations

Govt Impounds 27,500 Vehicles

Armed Robbers Attack Abacha’s Daughter in Kano

Lagos Debunks Outbreak of Epidemics

Kaduna Blast: The Morning After, Victims Count Their Losses

Jonathan to Present 2012 Budget Next Week

Poly Riot: 4 Students Feared Dead, 20 Injured

THISDAY DMD, Others Confirmed Members of Human Rights Board

Jonathan Challenges Govts on Free Feeding for Pupils

SSS Intercepts Robber’s Arms, Fake $.3m Bills

Police: 80% Robbery Incidents Committed on Okada

FG Earmarks N116bn to Fix Education

‘How NEITI Blocked $1bn Loss, Recovered N225bn Tax’

Curbing the Menace of Convoy Drivers

Air Traffic Association Demands Roadmap from FG

Egypt: Army, Islamists Clash over Constitution

Italian Group Claims German Banker Bomb

NATO Fuel Trucks Destroyed in Pakistan Attack

Syria: Rebel Saboteurs Blow Up Pipeline

Iran Airs Footage of US Drone, Protests 'Violation'

Letter Bomb Sent to Deutsche Bank CEO

Israeli Air Strike Kills Two Gaza Militants

Somalia: Heavy Fighting in Mogadishu

France: Sarkozy Warns Europe Risks Disintegration

Rooney: Euro 2012 Ban Reduced to Two Matches

U.S. Stocks Decline as ECB Damps Speculation

Pakistan President Has More Medical Tests in Dubai

Yemen Releases Southern Opposition Leader

Jailed Ex-strongman, Noriega, Back in Panama Sunday

US: Illinois Ex-governor Jailed for 14 Years for Graft

Colombian Paramilitary Officer Surrenders

Pakistan President in Dubai with Heart Condition

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Daniyan, ex-Minister of National Planning, Dies at 81

NIREC Seeks Death Penalty for Extremists

Sanusi: Court Orders Hurting Economic Reforms

Anxiety as Nigerian Equities Fall to 8-year Low

Mystery Explosion Kills 8 in Kaduna

Dead Officers’ Relatives Receive Cheques

Senate Dismisses Fears over Delay in Budget Presentation

Ex-militants Cause Stir, Block East-west Road

How Nigeria Can Achieve Vision 20:2020, by Wike

FRSC Moves to Deploy Accident, Crime Investigation Machines

NIPC Introduces New Policy to Attract Investments

Obi’s Wife, Ita-Giwa, Eulogise Ojukwu

Illegal Bunkering: NIMASA Detains Vessel with 17,000 Tonnes of Oil

Fuel Subsidy: NARTO Backs Removal at SSS Office

Atuche: Auditor Fails to Explain EFCC Exhibits

55 Nigerians Arrive from Libya

Boko Haram: AIG Asks Officers to be Vigilant

Revenue: Senate Moves to Whittle Navy Powers

Egypt PM Names New Cabinet

Mexico Stops Entry of Libya's Saadi Gaddafi

Italian Mafia Boss Arrested in Fortified Bunker

Karzai Blames Pakistanis over Sectarian Massacre

ECOWAS Common External Tariff: Examining Pitfalls and Perks

Ex-Russian President, Gorbachev, Urges Poll Re-run Amid Protests

Australian Sentenced to 500 Lashes in Saudi Arabia

Afghan Bombs Kill 78 in Two Days, Karzai Cancels UK Visit

Assad Denies Ordering Crackdown in US TV Interview

DR Congo Troops on Standby as Vote Result Delayed

Egypt Army, Police to Guard Cooking Gas Supplies

ITU Releases New Report on Television Accessibility

S.B. Daniyan is Dead

Heavy Explosion Rocks Kaduna

US, China Defence Officials Meet for Talks

NRC Act Scales Second Reading

Russia Braces for New Rallies Despite Arrests

Afghan Blast Victims Buried, Fingers Point to Pakistan

Pakistan President Suffers 'Minor Heart Attack'

Explosion Rocks Kaduna

NAHCON: 46 Nigerian Pilgrims Died in S'Arabia

Colombians Protest Rebel Hostage-takings

DR Congo Postpones Announcing Election Winner

Mugabe to Push for Zimbabwe Polls at Party Conference

Eurozone Crisis: New EU Treaty 'May Not be Needed'

Greece Passes Austerity Budget after Street Clashes

Clinton Urges Syrian Opposition to Respect Minorities

Israel Air Strike 'Kills Gaza Militant'

NAHCON: 46 Nigerian Pilgrims Died in S’Arabia

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Subsidy Splits Senate

OPL 245: FG Approves Shell, Etete $1.3bn Deal

Some Policemen Robbed Me in Abuja, Says Briton

Boko Haram Spokesman to Spend 3 Years in Jail

FG Issues 22 New Power Licences

House Wants Union Bank's Recapitalisation Halted

Ojukwu: Bianca Returns as Burial Plans Begins

Privatisation: House Rues over Impact of Unstable Power Supply

NCAA, ECAC Move against Terrorism, Insecurity

‘Nigeria Loses N132bn Annually to Malaria Scourge’

‘Nigeria Not Yet Ripe for State Police’

Navy Decorates Senior Officers

NAHCON: 46 Nigerian Pilgrims Died in S’Arabia

Court Admits Documents against Atuche

Govt Earmarks N2.3bn for Accident Centre

Chinese Firm, NTA Launch New Cable TV in Benin

Jobs: Warnings From Unlikely Quarters

Nasarawa Varsity Gets SAPETRO Medical Centre

Egypt: Islamist Leader Downplays Fears of Takeover

Russia's Putin Faces Second Day of Protest

Greek Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters in Athens

French Move to Ban Prostitution by Punishing Clients

US to Use Foreign Aid to Promote Gay Rights

China: President Urges Navy to Prepare for Combat

DR Congo on High Alert Ahead of Vote Results

Hezbollah’s Building Up Weapons, Backs Syria

Afghan Shrine Blasts Death Toll Rise to 58

US Ambassador Returning to Syria

Iran Promises Better Protection for Diplomats

Dozens Killed in Southern Somalia Clash

Egypt Wraps Up First Round of Post-Mubarak Poll

Obama Orders US Diplomats to Fight for Gay Rights Abroad

Jonathan: Nigeria Not Yet Ripe for State Police

Police Official: Kabul Blast Kills 48, Over 100 Injured

Carlos Tevez: City Allows AC Milan Speak to Agent

Commonwealth Lawyers Association Position

A Gay Man Speaks

Car Imports Rise as Credit Flow Recovers

A Gay Man Speaks…

War Against Homosexuals?

Lowa Mom Gets Life in Prison in Neighbour's Death

Key US Senators Urge Review of Pakistan Funding

China Probe Finds Coke Yogurt Poisoning Likely

Ratings Agency Warns Euro Nations

Russia Shaken by Anti-Putin Rally

Mark Queries North's Silence on Boko Haram

We’ll Rescue LASU from its Morass, Says Fashola

Mark Queries North’s Silence on Boko Haram

Mark Queries North’s Silence on Boko Haram

Monday, December 05, 2011

Bonn Conference Pledges Long-term Help for Afghanistan

Bombs Hit Shi'ite Pilgrims in Iraq, Kill 32

Accused New York Bomb Plotter's Case Delayed

FG Seals N155bn Investment Deal with Indonesian Consortium

Teenage Girl Gang-raped for Showing No Respect

Kentucky Church Repents, Reverses Ban on Inter-racial Marriage

Okonjo-Iweala, Clinton, Stiglitz Named Top Global Thinkers

Mark Queries North’s Silence on Boko Haram

Postcards from Ojukwu

Govt Inaugurates N4bn Security Trust Fund

We’ll Rescue LASU from its Morass, Says Fashola

Obasanjo Lists Factors for Stable Economy

Strike: Varsity Students Sent out of Exam Halls

US Businessmen Critical of My Stand Against Abacha

Why Ojukwu Took up Arms against Nigeria

Jonathan: Reforms’ll Boost GDP Growth

FG: How to Enhance Power Supply

Boko Haram: Ndume Faces Fresh Charges

Obi, Achebe for Grace 2011

House Unanimous on New Number Plates

Amosun: Now is Time to Break Monopoly in Power Sector

‘Our Senators are Hypocrites’

Same Sex Marriages…as Old as Time?

The Slippery Slope of Moral Legislation…

Carrington: US Businessmen Critical of my Stand Against Abacha

Carrington: US Businessmen're Critical of my Stand Against Abacha

Nigeria Needs Collaboration to Achieve MDG Goals

New Industrial Policy to Stimulate Local Manufacturing

Gbagbo Blames France in First ICC Appearance

Syria May Sign Arab Peace Deal ‘Soon’

Eguavoen to Make N5.4m Unpaid Claims

Egyptians Vote in Run-off Polls

Greenpeace Activists Break into French Nuclear Plant

Luxury Sports Cars in Costly Japan Crash

Clinton: Afghans Must Pursue Reform, Democracy

'We Can't Sacrifice Our Values for Aids'

Monti’s Austerity Debut Risks Italian Wrath

Tanzania Lowers Petrol Pump Prices in Latest Review

Stocks Advance as Italy Moves to Reduce Debt

West's Afghan Resolve Tested by Economy, Pakistan, Iran

Security Chief: China 'Ill-prepared' for Unrest

Peru Declares Emergency to Stop Mine Protest

Maku Defends FG’s N1.3trn Spending on Oil Subsidy

‘We Can’t Sacrifice Our Values for Aids’

Islamists Look to Extend Gains in Egypt

Cote d’Ivoire’s Gbagbo Faces ICC Judges

Brazil: Labour Minister Resigns

Nurturing his Creative Streak

Ojukwu for Burial Feb 2, 2012

FG, Lagos to Deploy Emergency Power Barges

Opubor, First Nigerian Professor of Mass Comm, Passes on

SSS Investigates Firm over Road Crash

‘We Can’t Sacrifice Our Values for Aids’

4 Corpses Recovered from Bayelsa Boat Mishap

ASUU Begins Strike, NUPENG Opposes Subsidy Removal

3 Killed as Suspected Gunmen Attack 2 Police Stations, Banks in Bauchi

Kentucky Church Bans Inter-racial Marriage

Senate: PIB Still Alive

NYSC Decries Influx of Pregnant Women, Nursing Mothers to Camp

Govt Okays N12bn on 13 Road Projects

Subsidy: Court Grants SERAP Permission to Probe FG

NCAA Raises Panel on BA, VAA Penalty

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Daily Times: Ex-Workers Petition Mark

Maku Defends FG’s N1.3trn Spending on Oil Subsidy

Exam Fraud: Abia Lawmaker’s Aide Denies Allegation

Yemen Sets Up Group to Oversee Military, Fighting Goes On

US-Iran Row Overshadows Afghan Conference

CBN: We Did Not Order Closure of Banks in Ogun

Libyan Who Sparked Revolution Sworn in as Minister

No Respite as Nigerian Equities Slump Further

Jonathan congratulates Wada for winning Kogi polls

WWII Bomb in Rhine Successfully Defused

Iran Shoots Down US Drone

Pakistan: Obama Offers Condolences for Airstrike Deaths

Bishops Sound Alarm as DR Congo Vote Tensions Build

Six killed in Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Bauchi

Egypt's Moussa: Islamist Success is Democracy at Work

Karzai Accuses Pakistan of Stalling Talks with Taliban

Whites More Likely to be Pardoned than US Minorities

Secret Police Defect in Restive Syrian Province

Syria Unrest: Arab League Issues New Sunday Deadline

Chavez Wants Chile, Cuba to Help Lead New Americas Bloc

Republican White House Hopeful, Gingrich, Ahead in Iowa

Russia's Marathon Polls Begin as Putin Plans Comeback

Iraq: Ready to Mediate with Syrian Opposition

Anyaoku: 'Africa's Democracy Still a Plant of Tender Growth'

Tribute to General Emeka Oduegwu-Ojukwu-1934-2011

Uduaghan Inaugurates Delta Economic Team

CBN Mobilises S'East for e-Payment System

Uduaghan Inaugurates Delta’s Economic Team

Saturday, December 03, 2011

CBN Mobilises S’East for e-Payment System

Uduaghan Inaugurates Delta’s Economic Team

Mimiko, Osemawe Laud Globacom at Ekimogun Day

Bayelsa:?Sylva Unbowed: Begins Campaign Friday

Tinubu: My Prosecution, Act in Futility

Anyaoku: Africa's Democracy "Still a Plant of Tender Growth"

Ibru Raised the Bar in the Print Media

Task Before Ports’ Presidential Committee

Pakistan Snubs US Probe into Lethal Strikes

In the Meantime, We Need Jobs

Davis Cup 2011: Argentina Fight Back against Spain

Congo Opposition Rejects Election Commission Tally

France Withdraws Embassy Staff from Iran

Nigeria Among Top 10 Recipients of Migrant Remittances

Protect Our Vote, Congolese Plead

Egypt: Islamists Tell Rivals to Accept Vote Result

Germany: City Evacuates 45,000 to Defuse Massive WWII Bomb

Bahrain Hires British Ex-top Cop for Reforms

At Least 18 Killed in Renewed Syria Clashes

Afghanistan: Bomb Kills Three NATO Troops

Boeing to Offer Pilot Training Program in Africa

US Election: Gingrich Surge Sets Up Key Iowa Battle with Romney

China Turns Down Philippine 'Mercy Mission'

Egypt Vote Results Delayed Again

Japan: Defence Minister Faces Growing Calls to Quit

Kabul's Poor Demand Attention of Bonn Delegates

EPL: Chelsea Seek Respite at Grieving Newcastle

African leader's son tests U.S. anti-corruption push

US: Israel Must 'Mend Fences' to End Isolation

'How Lack of Power Hamper Indigenous Coys'

Tejuosho Market: FirstBank Offers Mortgages

NYSC: Abuse of Nigerian Graduates?

The Saraki that I Know

Suspects Vomit Wraps of Drugs at MMIA

El-Rufai Inconsolable as Daughter is Buried

Oil Subsidy: Senate Reveals Beneficiaries

Musdapher Berates Reckless Court Injunctions

Judith Amaechi Pledges War against HIV/AIDS

Sanusi: Fuel Subsidy Removal Will Reduce Pressure on Naira

Friday, December 02, 2011

Nigerians in UK Condole with Ojukwu’s Wife

FG Denies Banning Commercial Motorcycles

A Delusion Called Transformation

Pakistan Tells Germany it Will Definitely Shun Bonn

US Election: Romney Goes after Gingrich

UN Passes Tough Syria Resolution

Yemen PM: Transition at Risk, Eight Dead in Taiz

Signs of Hope in Myanmar, Suu Kyi Tells Clinton

Jonathan Accepts Sports Minister’s Resignation

Egypt Awaits Poll Results, Protesters Honour Dead

Syria: Sanctions Bite as Oil Giant Shell Pulls Out

Iranian Diplomats Leave UK after Expulsion Order

Sports Minister Yusuf Suleiman Relieved of his Post

US Senate Adopts Vast $662bn Military Spending Bill

Greek PM Stands by Cuts Despite Demos

US: 85-year-old Migrant Smuggler Sent to Jail

It’s Time for State of Emergency in Nigerian Football

Clinton Highlights Democracy on Last Day of Myanmar Trip

Nigeria's External Debt Hits $5.63bn

Coke: Child's Death in China Not Linked to Product

Al-Qaeda Holding US Aid Worker in Pakistan

Toll Collection on Lekki-Epe Expressway Begins Dec 18

Nigeria Drops 9 Steps in 2011 Corruption Index

It’s Time for State of Emergency in Nigerian Football

Boko Haram Targets Aviation, Energy Sectors, Warns US House

Ojukwu: FG Drops State Burial Plan

House Rejects Subsidy Removal

Shell Rakes in $488m from Sale of 2 Oil Blocks

Nigeria’s External Debt Hits $5.63bn

Poll: Police Restrict Intra, Inter-state Movements in Kogi

FG Plans to Decongest Prisons

Jonathan Increases NNMA Monetary Reward to N10m

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Gloria Estefan in Talks to Join 'Glee'

Tree Crashes into L.A. Home of Hollywood stars Eric Dane and Pregnant Wife Rebecca Gayheart

How African Airlines Can Dominate Region’s Operations

Euro 2012: Spain Could Face Last Three Euro Champions in Draw

Man is Accidentally Shot by His Own Dog

Afghan President Pardons Imprisoned Rape Victim

Sarkozy Backs Closer German Ties

Anti-corruption Watchdog Cuts Ties with FIFA

Egypt: New PM Rejects Finance Portfolio

Syria: EU Imposes New Sanctions, Opposition Organises

CBN: Sanusi Didn’t Purchase Any N1bn Property

Pakistan: NATO Attack Could Hurt War on Terror

Yemeni Forces Shell City of Taiz, 5 Killed

Gbagbo's ICC court appearance set for Monday

Serial Killer Linked to New York Bodies

China Airline to Improve English After Safety Breach

Man City Owner Praises Mancini’s ‘Right Path’

African Secures ICC Prosecutor's Post

Clinton Pushes Reform in Historic Myanmar Talks

Iraq: Bomb Blast Kills 10, Wounds 25

Spain, France Bond Sales Take On EU Crisis

Saving the Treasure Base

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

US House Wants Boko Haram Designated Terrorist Group

CBN: Sanusi Didn’t Purchase Any N1bn Property

SSS Uncovers Fake NYSC Orientation Camp in Niger

50 Killed in Fresh Tiv-Fulani Herdsmen Clash

No Deadline Yet for SIM Card Registration

Nigeria Deports 25 Chinese

ADC: Ojukwu Never Slept Any Night during the Civil War

Conduct Tribunal Quashes Charges against Tinubu

Alleged Fraud: I Can’t Appear in Court, Says Okereke-Onyuike

Packing and patrolling, U.S. troops roll out of Iraq

US: NATO Attack on Pakistani Troops Not Deliberate

Flood of Sanctions Fails to Halt Syrian Bloodshed

US: Agents Uncover 'Most Sophisticated' Drug Tunnel in Years

UK Expels Iran Diplomats after Embassy Attack

France Recalls Ambassador from Iran

WDAS: Naira Gains on Reduced Dollar Demand

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