This Day News Archive for January 2012

Monday, January 30, 2012

Al-Mustapha's Family React: Judgment is Temporary Setback

BREAKING NEWS: INEC Orders Wada Sworn in as Kogi Gov.

Gunmen 'Armed by Khartoum' Kill 40 in South Sudan

Senegal: Two Dead in Anti-Wade Protests

Afghan Woman is Killed 'for Giving Birth to a Girl'

Japan Population Falling, Adds to Debt Woes

Afghans 'Agree to Hold Saudi Talks with Taliban'

Boko Haram: Kano Govt Directs Banks to Resume Operations

Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan to Die By Hanging

Big Pharma Companies Donate Drugs for Neglected Diseases

Putin Puts State Capitalism First for Russia

Pile-Up Crash in Florida Kills At Least 10

Gunmen Launch Dawn Attack on Kano Police Station

BREAKING NEWS: AG IGP Abubakar Loses Wife

Addressing the Federal Government’s Wage Bill

Banks Fight to Exempt Half of Swaps Books

Rig Fire: Chevron Plans 2 Relief Wells

Euro Crisis Hangs over Latest EU Summit

Japan: Search Goes on for Thousands of Tsunami Missing

Three Canadians Jailed for Life for ‘Honour Killings’

Sudan Army Frees 14 'Kidnapped' Chinese

Celine Dion Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction in Jamaica

Spice Girls Reunion: Is Posh Spice too Busy to Perform at Queen's Diamond Jubilee?

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Clinton to Grace THISDAY Awards, February 13

PDP: Removal of 5 Govs Major Setback

‘Kaduna Refinery Not a Liability’

Jonathan Makes Case for Continental Free Trade Zone

2012 Policy Direction Tops Agenda as MPC Meets

UN, AU Back Nigeria in War against Terrorism

Police to Arraign Suspected Boko Haram Members

Worshippers Shun Church Services in Kano

Jonathan Condoles with Enahoro, Daniel Families

Amaechi: We’ve Restored Peace

Addressing the Federal Government’s Wage Bill

Syria Troops Battle to Retake Damascus Suburbs

US Election: Gingrich Bemoans Romney's Florida ‘Carpet-bombing’

Afghan President, Karzai, 'Plans Talks with Taliban'

Sudan Rebels ‘Capture’ 29 Chinese Workers

Hamas' Leader on 'Historic' Jordan Visit

Gunmen Attack Police Station in Kano

UN Pleads Gay Rights to Africa

Boko Haram: Shekarau Denies Monthly Donation

Boko Haram: Security Tight at Churches in Kano

Iran: Nuke Inspectors Arrive Amid Oil Ban Vote

Syria Condemns Arab League Move to Suspend Monitoring

African Leaders Meet for First Post-Gaddafi Summit

Greeks Reject EU Budget Commissioner

Egypt Islamists Seek More Gains in Upper House Polls

Poll: Romney Widens Lead over Gingrich in Florida:

British Police Arrest Murdoch's Tabloid Staff, Police Officer

Official: Yemen President in US for Treatment

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Gabriel Aubry Agrees to Anger Management

The Kingdom is Within You and God is Preparing Us to Rule and Reign Forever (1)

End of the Road for PHCN

The Unemployment Time Bomb

Okorocha: Kano Bombings Not Targeted at Any Tribe

2012 Budget: Group Wants Breakdown of Statutory Transfers

Boko Haram Threatens to Attack Sokoto

Sanusi: There is No Justification for Boko Haram

EFCC May Quiz Sylva, Others This Week

NLNG Seeks $1bn to Buy Six Ships

Speakers Take Charge in Kogi, Bayelsa, 3 Others

Boko Haram Snubs Jonathan, Threatens Fresh Attacks

Ki-moon, Okonjo-Iweala Meet over Nigerian Situation

Senegal: Opposition Calls for Popular Resistance against Wade

Peru Rehab Centre Fire Kills 26

Yemen: Saleh Heads for United States

Army Kills 11 Boko Haram Members in Shootout

Costa Concordia Disaster: 17th Body Found

Syria: Arab League Suspends Monitoring Mission

UN Split on Syria Action Even as Killings Spike

US Election: Resurgent Romney Regains Momentum in Florida

Four Held in UK Police Corruption Probe

Aussie PM Under Fire after Staffer Role in Fracas

As Supreme Court Sacks Five States’ Helmsmen: 2 Govs Emerge in Kogi

Senegal: Riots After President Wade Wins Ruling

Chavez Wants Good US Relations if Obama Elected

Panetta: Pakistani Doctor Helped in bin Laden Raid

Friday, January 27, 2012

Boko Haram Chides Jonathan over Dialogue

Lagos Remembers Victims of Ikeja Bomb Blasts

Jonathan May Emerge AU Chairman as Summit Begins in Ethiopia

Apex Court Verdict Frank, Logical, Says Falana

S’Court Verdict Raises Stakes in Kogi, Bayelsa

Sanusi Links Boko Haram to Derivation

Police Arrest 25 Boko Haram Suspects in Enugu

As Supreme Court Sacks Five States’ Helmsmen: 2 Govs Emerge in Kogi

Musharraf Delays Pakistan Return

France to Cut Afghan Combat Role

Iran Hits Back at EU with Own Oil Embargo Threat

Enforcement of Compulsory Insurances Starts in Enugu

16.1kg of Cocaine Mailed to UN

Senegal Braces for Ruling on Wade's Third Term Bid

UN Council to Discuss Syria Friday

Indigenous Leaders Condemn Australian PM’s Treatment

Italian Liner Passengers to Get 11,000 euros Each

Abubakar ‘Fit and Proper’ to be IG, Says PSC

Breaking News: Supreme Court Voids Tenure Extension for Five Governors

Subsidy Payments May Hit N2trn

Somali Captors Move US Hostage after SEAL Raid

Mali: Al-Qaeda Backing Tuareg Rebels

US Election: Republican Rivals Trade Blows in Key Debate

Hillary Clinton Won't Serve Another Term

Bin Laden Raid Commander Plots Global Expansion

Bill Gates Injects $750m into Troubled AIDS Fund

Cocaine Seized at UN Headquarters in New York

Breaking News: Supreme Court Sacks Five State Govs.

Ill-fated Italian Ship Inspired by EU

Thursday, January 26, 2012

It’s All Calm in Creek Haven

Acting IG: Suswam Hails FG

FG, Labour Resume Talks

Govt, Spanish Investors Sign N70bn MoU on Rice

Govt to Demolish Illegal Structures Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Yuguda Denies Links with Sect

UN Seeks Global Efforts against Boko Haram

States to Get N350bn Reimbursement over Federal Roads

Abubakar ‘Fit and Proper’ to be IG, Says PSC

IBB Quits Politics

Jonathan Lists Terms for Talks with Boko Haram

US to Cut Almost 100,000 Troops

MSF Quits Prisons in Libyan City over ‘Torture’

Iraq to Take Legal Action for Haditha Victims

Iraq: 10 at Police Family Home among 17 Killed

Blatter, Murdoch Meet after FIFA-Fox W’Cup TV deal

Egypt Activists to Hold Mass Rally Friday

ICC: Kenya's Finance Chief Steps Down

Five Dead, More Missing in Rio buildings Collapse

Arabs Take Syria Crisis to UN, Protest Hub Raided

BREAKING NEWS: Kano: German National Kidnapped, as Explosion Causes Pandemonium

BREAKING NEWS: Jonathan Tells Boko Haram: ‘To Come Out and Talk’

Arab Observers Resume Work Amid Syria Violence

PM 'Rescued' Amid Australia Day Protests

PIP Breast Implant Boss Arrested

UN: Boko Haram Strikes Fear Across Africa

European Stocks Climb on Fed’s Rate Outlook

Key Darfur Rebel Group Chooses New Leader

US Congress in Moving Farewell as Giffords Resigns

Soldiers Oust Papua New Guinea’s Defence Chief

Rescuers Search Rubble after Rio Buildings Collapse

Argentina Leader Slams British PM on Falklands

UN Concern over Libyan Militias

Obama Has Tense Exchange in Arizona with Gov.

US Commandos Free Aid Workers Held in Somalia

Top Archbishop Denounces Vatican Corruption

France, Britain Join Syria Peace Push at UN

Inside Story: Demi Moore's Health Crisis

Demi Moore Hospitalised over Substance Abuse and Anorexia Issues

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

FG Spends N12b Yearly on Kaduna Refinery

FEC Approves N26.6bn Contract for New FCT District

Hafiz Ringim: He Came, He Saw, He Buckled…

Subsidy Payment to Marketers Not a Favour, Says Tinubu

..Plateau Indigenes Kick over Abubakar

FG Provides Ringim with Soft Landing

FADAMA: Govt Disburses N224m to Farmers

Congresses: PDP Summons Caucus, BoT, NEC Meeting

Senate Decries Low Budgetary Allocation to Navy

Soldier, 7 Robbery Suspects Killed in Ebonyi

Govs Okayed Fuel Subsidy Removal, Says Akpabio

Amosun Grants Amnesty to 7 Prisoners

US Backs Lamorde’s EFCC Reforms

World Faces 600m Jobs Challenge, ILO Warns

Pakistan PM Drops Criticism of the Military

Palestinian Leader, Barghuti, Demands 1967 Borders

Iran: Sanctions Will Fail, Repeats Hormuz Threat

Mixed Reviews for Obama Speech at Davos

Boko Haram: Kano Govt Holds Stakeholders Meeting

Ringim Quits, M.D. Abubakar, Acting IGP

Ringim Quits

Inspector General of Police, Hafiz Ringim Resigns

Somalia: Western Hostages Freed in US Military Raid

Egypt Marks One Year Since Anti-Mubarak revolt

Unrest Spreads in China's Tibetan Areas

Gulf Monitors Leave Syria, League Seeks UN Support

Taiwo Now a Queens’ Ranger

Asia Stocks, U.S. Equity Futures Rise on Apple

Toyota Raises Sales Forecast on Hybrids

CAN 2012: Elephants Coach Asks Star Players to Show Humility

Taiwo Now a Queens’ Ranger

New US Ambassador Sparks Russia's Fury

60 Feared Dead as Landslide Hits PNG Village

Stricken Ship's Captain Blames Italian Company

Obama Demands Fair Economy for All in State of Union

Kano: Boko Haram Launches Fresh Attacks on Police

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Nigeria, US Facing Similar Terror Threats, Says Envoy

Mass Burial for 50 Kano Blast Victims

‘Why FG’s Revamping Vocational Education’

Ringim, Bode George Parley Jonathan in Aso Rock

Bafarawa Seeks Ex-intelligence Chiefs’ Support

Boko Haram: Army Seeks Public Rejection of Terrorism

Strike: ASUU, FG Conclude Negotiation

Security: NIMASA Stops Inauguration of Wagons

At Last, FG Withdraws Troops from Lagos Streets

CBN: Fuel Subsidy Gulped N1.73tr Last Year

Teachers, Students Laud Amosun’s Intervention

Varsities Need Private Sector Discipline - Okojie

Disco inferno! 70s-era Divas Chaka Kahn, Grace Jones and Gloria Gaynor take the Stage at Etam's Paris Fashion Week Show

Amber Rose Stole Kanye West's Money, says Former Publicist

Octavia Spencer can't Wait to Show off Cleavage in Oscar Dress

Delta State: Beyond the Oil Boom

Iraqi Deaths: Marine Faces Three Months in Brig

Syria Agrees to Extend Arab League Observer Mission

Final JFK White House recordings released

Obama to Make Second Term Pitch in State of the Union

16th Body Found on Italy Cruise Shipwreck

Yemen's Saleh Seeking Exile in Oman

King’s Cup: Mourinho Defiant Despite Rising Pressure at Madrid

South Africa: Zulu King Denies Anti-gay Statement

UN Envoy Moves to Somalia as Violence Rages

US 'Extremely Concerned' About Bombings in Nigeria

Kano: Soldiers, SS in Four-hour Shootout with Boko Haram Suspects

Gulf States Leave Syria Mission

Emir of Kano Visits Bomb Blast Victims

East Afghan Frontline Emerges as Major Hurdle

Car Bombs Kill 14, Wound 70 in Baghdad

China Blasts 'Secessionists' after Tibetan Protest

Turkish PM: French Genocide Bill ‘Racist’

Asian Stocks Maintain Gains

Philippines: Gunmen Fire on Fishermen, Kill 15

London 2012: Korean Ambassador Congratulates NOC

American Airlines Flight Turbulence Injures 6

Dutch Crews Prepare to Pump Fuel out of Italian Shipwreck

Islamists Take Centre Stage in Egypt Parliament

Mexico: Drug Lord’s Aide Shot Dead in Gunfight

US Marine Pleads Guilty in Deal over Iraq Killings

CIA Whistleblower Charged with Intelligence Leaks

Fresh Blasts, Gunfire Rock Kano

King’s Cup: Mourinho Polarises Real Fans Before Barca Clash

Monday, January 23, 2012

Violence: FG Deploys More Troop to Bayelsa

CDS: We’ll Curb Terrorism

Two Nigeriens Nabbed for Burning Christian Missionary Home in Minna

Alison-Madueke Begins Local Content Assessment

Borno Elders Want Killings Halted, Advocate Dialogue

Police Impound Cars Laden with 100 Bombs

Alleged N38bn Fraud: Bankole, Nafada Must Face Trial

Strike: FG, ASUU Fail to Resolve Dispute

Lateness: Amosun Shuts out Civil Servants

Soyinka Warns against Reprisal Attacks on Boko Haram

Michael Fassbender's Member is Hollywood's New Obsession

Electricity Workers Threaten Strike over PHCN Liquidation

Re: Their Son, Our President

EU Approves Iran Oil Imports Ban

Big Tokyo Quake is Likely Soon

Kano Police: 186 Killed in Boko Haram Attack

War Crimes Court to Try Four Top Kenyans

Libya: Four Die in Gaddafi Loyalists Clash

More Bodies Found on Cruise Ship

Boko Haram: Police Impound Vehicles with Explosives in Kano

Syria Rejects Arab League Call for Power Change

Emir of Kano Hosts Peace Prayers for City

Egypt's Post-Mubarak Parliament Holds First Session

EU Readies Ban on Iran Oil, Central Bank Sanctions

Year of the Dragon Roars into Asia

Police Shoot Dead Four Boko Haram Members in Maiduguri

Ojukwu, 1967 versus Jonathan 2012: Is it déjà all over again?

Ojukwu, 1967 versus Jonathan 2012: Is it déjà all over again?

UN Appalled by Frequency of Attacks in Nigeria

IMF Opposes Kenya Proposal to Cap Lending Rates

US Aircraft Carrier Enters Gulf without Incident

LA detective in Simpson-Goldman murders dies at 70

Arab League Calls on Assad to Cede Power, Turns to UN

La Liga: Defiant Mourinho Deaf to Whistling from Real Fans

Romney to Right Tax ‘Mistake’ after US Primary Loss

Is Heidi Klum Divorcing Seal because of his Hard Partying?

Brad Pitt Ditches his Walking Cane to Squire Super-Sexy Angelina Jolie

Sunday, January 22, 2012

ICC Asked to Intervene in Killings

Oshiomhole, Fayemi Condole with Channels TV

ASUU Denies Calling off Strike

Police Rescue Kidnapped Doctor

Drugs: 1,000 Nigerians Detained in China Prisons, Says Youths Minister

Monarch Loses Crown to Oil Largesse

Fuel Import Probe: EFCC Summons Marketers

Gov Aliyu: Nigeria Risks Disintegration by 2015

Fresh Explosions Kill 10 in Bauchi

PDP Suspends Bayelsa Rally, Condoles with Victims

Madalla Blast Victims for Burial Feb 1

Delta Set to Unveil Economic Roadmap

FG Denies Trade Dispute with PHCN Workers

CBN Proposes Single National Devt Bank

Senate Raises the Alarm over another Oil Spill

OPEC: World Oil Demand to Near 89mb/d

Syria: Saudi Pulls Observers as Arabs Set to Extend Mission

US Election: Gingrich, Romney Begin Key Florida Battle

Israel Condemns Palestinian Muslim Cleric over Sermon

Yemeni President Departs for Oman en route US

Afghan Soldier 'Killed French Troops over US Video'

Mubarak Still Rules Egypt, Defence Tells Court

Libya: Deputy NTC Head Quits After Protests

Romney to Release Tax Returns Tuesday

Jonathan Visits Kano, Vows to Fight Terrorism

Boko Haram Blasts: Kano Relaxes Curfew, as UK Issues Travel Alert

Arab States Set to Keep Monitors in Syria

US, France to 'Ensure Strength' of Afghan Mission

NEITI Awards N364m Audit Contracts to Indigenous Firms

Dickson Condemns Bayelsa Explosions

Ojukwu: Igbo Leaders Release Funeral Programme

Jonathan, Mark, Tambuwal, UK, Others Condemn Bombings

Horror, Anger in Kano as Death Toll Reaches 200

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Spiritually Dressed for Success and Victory

Beyonce Mourns the Loss of "Eternally Great" Etta James

Legendary Singer passes away at 73 Years Old

Ekweremadu: FG Should Rise Up to Boko Haram’s Threat

Palace Attack: Police Arraign 16 Suspects

Bomb Blasts: Fashola Condoles with Kano, Channels

Fayemi: How Not to Contain Boko Haram Menace

Gas Explosions: Chevron Accused of Insensitivity

Bishop of Canterbury: Boko Haram Attacks Disturbing

Subsidy Dispute, N’Assembly and the Underpinnings of a Peace Deal

Okonjo-Iweala: On the?Hot?Spot over Subsidy

The Thrills and Frills of Subsidy Protests

Egypt: Army Pardons 1,959 Detainees, Prominent Activist

Taliban Infiltrator' Killed French Soldiers

6.2 Quake Hits off Coast of Southern Mexico

Syria: Deserters Take Town as SNC Seeks UN Action

Kabiru Sokoto’s Escape: ‘I’m Not Culpable’

Nigeria the Way

Egypt: Islamists Secure Top Spot in New Parliament

Yemen MPs Approve Controversial Saleh Immunity Law

Italy PM Monti in Libya to boost ties

Meshaal Planning to Step Down as Leader of Hamas

Kano Bomb Attacks: Death Toll Rises to 143

CAN 2012: Zambia Hopes to Honour 1993 Team Killed in Crash

Madagascar's Ex-leader Returns Home Despite Arrest Threat

Mexico Baby Trafficking Dates Back over 20 Years

US Man Shoots Nail into Brain without Noticing

Study: AIDS Killed 28,000 in China in 2011

Explosions Return to Bayelsa: Govt House Targeted

Stop Trying to Intimidate Falklanders, UK tells Argentina

Libyan Islamists Rally to Demand Sharia Law

Kabiru Sokoto’s Escape: ‘I’m Not Culpable’

Friday, January 20, 2012

Multiple Blasts in Kano

…Lagos Refutes FG’s Claims

Fashola Invited Soldiers to Lagos, NSA Insists

Boko Haram Attacks Drinking Joint in Potiskum

Court Rules Trial of Suspected Oct. 1 Bombers Must Continue

Kabiru Sokoto’s Escape: ‘I’m Not Culpable’

Diezani Moves against Easy Money at NNPC

Rochas Okorocha To Relocate The Imo State University

Abia Gang Rape: AGF Demands Police Report

Baba Dee Searches for Dancehall King

This President Just Can’t Get It

US Congress Postpones SOPA, PIPA Bills

France Threatens Afghan Pullout after Troops Killed

Bomb Attempt at Senator’s Residence

Multiple Explosions Rock Kano

Multiple Explosions Rock Kano State

Multiple Explosions Rocks Kano State

Turkey's PM, Erdogan, 'Denies Having Cancer'

Italy Cruise Wreck Search Suspended in Choppy Seas

FG Moves to Present Fresh PIB Version to N8217;Assembly

Ravalomanana 'to Return to Madagascar Saturday'

Four French troops die in Afghanistan shooting

Hotsports Dissects 2012 CAN

2013 Nations Cup Pre Qualifier: Bonus Cut for Eagles

Mali Army: Dozens of Tuareg Rebels Dead in Clash

German, Italian Aid Workers Kidnapped in Pakistan

Bomb Attempt at Senator’s Residence

FG Moves to Present Fresh PIB Version to N’Assembly

Lagos Invited Soldiers, Says DHQ

Subsidy: Oshiomhole Rolls out Palliatives, Abolishes School Fees

Court Gives Sanusi Go-ahead to Sell Union Bank

Police Ban Public Protests in Lagos

IGP Ringim Fights Back, Declares Sokoto Wanted

FG Moves to Present Fresh PIB Version to N’Assembly

Presidency Rationalises NNPC Probe

FG to Review 2012 Budget

NBA Drags Jonathan to Court

Bomb Attempt at Senator’s Residence

Rig Fire: Chevron Confirms 2 Contractors Dead

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Impediments, Challenges to Aviation Sector Growth

Pakistan to Re-open NATO Route, Taliban Talks Falter

Syria Admits Oil Sanctions Biting

Mladic Lawyer Asks for Trial Delay

Budget 2012 - Broke Country, Expensive Leaders

New York Killer Gets 200 Years for Violence Spree

Bangladesh Army 'Foils Coup'

Pakistan-U.S. Ties on Hold for ‘Re-evaluation’

Apple Jumps into Digital Textbooks Fray

MSF Closes Largest Medical Centres in Somali Capital

Poll: Obama Losing Lustre with Independent Voters

Pakistan PM Holds Firm in Contempt Row

Musharraf May Delay Return to Pakistan

IMF Seeks $600bn in New Funds

ETI Acquires Ghanaian Bank

Petrol Import Fraudsters Received N669bn Subsidy Last Year

Ringim Faces Sack over Suspect’s Escape

London 2012 Olympics: Chukwumerije’s Surgery Successful

Mexican Army Frees Children Held by Gang

US Navy Rescues Iranian Fishermen from Sinking Boat

Pakistani PM, Gilani, Appears at Supreme Court

CAN, ACN Demand Probe of Boko Haram’s Suspect Escape

FEC Okays N.3bn to Audit Oil and Gas, Mineral Sectors

Smugglers Received N669bn Subsidy Last Year

NBS: Nigeria Lost N207bn to Strike

Zakari Biu: The Man of Mystery

Ringim Faces Sack over Suspect’s Escape

Sokoto’s Escape Aimed at Embarrasing Borno Govt

Lekki-Epe Toll: Lagos Refutes Killing of Protester by Police

Committee Puts-Off Ojukwu’s Burial

Falana Asks Jonathan to Sack IG

Defunct PHCN Workers Threaten Nationwide Blackout

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

UN: Disasters Cost $366bn in 2011

Cruise Disaster: Italian Captain Turned too Late

CAN 2012: E’Guinea Offered $1m to Beat Libya

Five Europeans Die in Ethiopia Attack, Two Abducted

Pakistan Will Arrest Musharraf if He Returns

Fashion Label Founded by Jay-Z Laid off over Half its Staff Day before Blue Ivy's Birth

Pentagon, CIA Sued over Alleged Meetings with Filmmaker

Pakistan Blocks Visit of US Envoy to Islamabad

Search Suspended as Ship Shifts

Israel Launches Air Strike on Northern Gaza Strip

Ethiopia: Gunmen 'Kill Five Foreign Tourists'

Yahoo Co-founder, Jerry Yang, Resigns

Occupy Protesters Rally against Congress at Capitol

Italy: Judges Place Cruise Captain Under House Arrest

Mexican Navy Seizes Huge Haul of Drug Chemicals

Sites Blackout to Protest US Anti-piracy Move

FG Seeks US Support for Govt Policies.

Zenon Never Benefited from Policy Payments

‘Zenon Never Benefited from Policy Payments’

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

FG: Soldiers to Remain in Lagos, Other Cities

‘Zenon Never Benefited from Policy Payments’

Police Arrest 38 Suspects in Ilorin

Security, Subsidy: Gowon Rallies Support for Jonathan

Chevron Rig Explosion: Rescue Operations Suspended

Power Reform: New Electricity Tariff Out Next Month

Nigeria Not Broke, Says Ngama

Fayemi Visits Filling Stations

Petrol Subsidy Removal: Jonathan Apologises to Diplomats

Lagos NUJ Decries Troop Deployment

Probe: Senate Challenges EFCC

David Beckham to Star in H&M Commercial during Super Bowl XLVI

Grey's Anatomy Star Jessica Capshaw Expecting Third Child

Meryl Streep and George Clooney Lead the Bafta Nominations for Best Actress and Actor

Cost, Gains of Fuel Subsidy Removal

Italy: Captain Denies Abandoning Ship as Toll Rises

Pension Regulator, Operators and Challenges

Oteh: Two Years of Regulating the Capital Market

Ouattara: Cote d’Ivoire’s Cocoa Reforms Nearly Ready

Palin Blasts Newsweek for 'Dumb' Story

EU Discussing Plan to Start Iran Oil Ban July 1

FG Registers 121,000 Agric Cooperatives, Targets 800,000 Under Transformation Programme

Myanmar Army Told 'No Attacks' in Conflict Areas

Five More Bodies Found in Italy Cruise Wreck

Mubarak No Tyrant, Defence Tells Egypt Court

Israel's Foreign Minister Hopes to Avoid Fraud Charges

Syrian Rebel Chief Asks World to Stop Bloodshed

Hillary Clinton in Cote d’Ivoire for Talks with Ouattara

Mali Army, Tuareg Rebels 'Clash over Northern Town'

Egypt: Mubarak’s Lawyers Begin Defence

Poll Shows Most Americans Disapprove of Congress

US Election: Romney Under Fire in Republican Debate

US Ambassador Sees China Rights Worsening

Panel Clears Audit Firms of Olympus Scandal Blame

Legendary Ali remains a giant among men

How Boko Haram Infiltrated Borno Governor’s Lodge

Regional Tensions Delay US-Israel Drill

Pakistan PM Agrees to Appear on Contempt Rap

Jailed Chile Mapuches Ready for Confrontation with State

Search for 29 missing in Italy liner as captain grilled

Monday, January 16, 2012

Madonna Wins Golden Globe for Masterpiece; Fights Ricky Gervais, Elton John, David Furnish, Lady Gaga

Jonathan Vows to Check Destabilisation Plot

IG Reads Riot Act to Protesters

Domestic Airlines Resume Operations

Strike Dispute: NIC Orders FG, Labour to Report Feb 9

Kano NLC, JAF Reject N97 per litre, Vow to Continue Strike

How Boko Haram Infiltrated Borno Governor’s Lodge

Fashola, Activists Kick FG, Want Soldiers Withdrawn from Lagos

EFCC Swoops on PPPRA, NNPC over Subsidy Payments

Orji: Ojukwu’s Body Won’t Be Taken to Bunker

Jonathan’s Path of Least Resistance…

Subsidy: Teachable Moments

Huntsman Ends White House Bid, Backs Romney

Emergency Crews Scour Italy Wreck for Cruise Victims

At Least 26 Killed in Beirut Building Collapse

PPPRA in a Deregulated Market: Tasks Ahead

Boko Haram Gunmen Kill Five in Maiduguri, Damaturu

Global Shares, Euro Stabilize, Economic Data Eyed

China's President in waiting, Xi, Woos US Before Visit

Yemen PM: Country Needs Tens of Billions in Aid

UN Chief Demands Security Council Action on Syria


Liberia: President Sirleaf to be Sworn in

Philippines Chief Justice Faces Impeachment Trial

Pakistan Court Rules PM in Contempt

Iraq Car Bomb against Kurdish Sect Kills Seven

BREAKING NEWS: Fuel Protest: Fashola Condemns Deployment of Soldiers in Lagos

BREAKING NEWS: Fuel Protest: FG Goes After Occupy Nigeria Group

BREAKING NEWS: NLC Calls off Strike

Accept People’s Verdict, Jonathan Told

DEVELOPING STORY: Labour to Meet at 1pm

Euro Near 17-month Low vs Dollar after Mass Downgrade

S&P, Greek Standoff Pressure Euro Zone to Boost Defenses

Pakistan's Embattled Govt Faces Crucial Tests

Cruise Captain 'Committed Errors'

Iran Warns of Consequences if Arabs Back Oil Sanctions

Serie A: Milito Fires Inter to 1-0 win Against Milan

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Minister Heckled at Town Hall Meeting in US

Ezekwesili Quits World Bank

Muslims Demonstrate Religious Harmony, Join Christians in Church Service

Protests Suspended as FG Cuts Petrol Price to N97

FOI: SERAP Challenges Sanusi on Policy Details

Air Travellers Stranded at Ilorin International Airport

Mapo Hall Roundabout Renamed

Makinde Calls for Understanding

Accept People’s Verdict, Jonathan Told

Police: Curfew Has Improved Security Situation in Borno

Civil Society Groups Mobilise for Strike

Russia Mars probe 'Crashes into Pacific Ocean'

Pakistan Taliban Leader Believed Killed in US Drone Strike

Strike: Interbank Market Loses N400bn in 1 Week

Guinea Bissau Buries President Sanha

Major US-Israel Military Drill Postponed

Gunmen Storm Iraq Police Compound

Three More Rescued from Italy Cruise Disaster

Pakistan Bomb Kills 16 in Shiite Procession

Two More Dead Found on Capsized Ship

BREAKING NEWS: Muslims Attend Church Service in Kano

Kenya Arrests Ugandans 'Heading to Somalia to Fight'

Doomed Russia Mars Probe Faces Fiery Crash

UN Chief Urges Syria to End Killing Amid New Amnesty

Developing Story-3 Fuel Subsidy: NLC, TUC Disagree over Way Forward

Developing Story 2:Militants Surround Oil Platforms

Developing Story-1 Amaechi Summons Governors' Meeting

Developing Story 1:Militants Surround Oil Platforms

Fuel Subsidy: NLC, TUC Disagree over Way Forward

UK Faces EU Re-negotiation if Scotland Breaks Away

Couple Found Alive, Many Missing in Italy Liner Disaster

Juppe to Meet Suu Kyi on Myanmar Visit

Fire Guts N’Assembly Complex

Saturday, January 14, 2012

US Issues Travel Warning on Nigeria

Fire Guts N’Assembly Complex

Attacks at Bars Leave Four Dead in Adamawa, Gombe

Temporary Normalcy as Nigerians Besiege Fuel Stations, ATMs

Deadlock Again, as Organised Labour, Civil Society Adamant

Domestic Airlines Resume Flights as Foreign Carriers Boost Operations

Bauchi Police Arrest 16 over Emir’s Palace Attack

Lawmaker Condemns Adamawa Killings

Bamidele Salutes NMA for Free Medical Services

‘Alison-Madueke Did Not Order Withdrawal of Subsidy’ –– Ajuonuma

Bank Deposits: Adoke Debunks Reports, Petitions Ringim

Jonathan Orders Probe of Ghanaian Intercepted Arms

Bayesla Poll: Dickson, PDP Officials Accuse INEC of Double Standards

Spiritually Dressed For Success & Victory - Ephesians 6:13-18

Jonathan Must Not Waste this Crisis

Bruce Willis almost Unrecognisable in new trailer, Grey Hair, Unflattering Glasses and not a Six Pack in Sight

Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony Bond, Promoting Show

Mexico: Officials Arrest Men Suspected of Slaying Marine

Residents Back in Yemen City after Months of Fighting

Captain Arrested, 41 Missing after Italian Cruise Disaster

Kosovo Police, Protesters Clash Near Serbian Border

BREAKING NEWS: Fuel Subsidy Crisis: FG, Labour Meeting Ends in Deadlock

US: We're Monitoring Nigerian Situation Closely

As FG, Labour Talks Resume Saturday

Cambodia Police Find Five Bodies in Frenchman's Car

Pakistan's Zardari Meets Army Chief Amid Tensions

69 Missing as Cruise Ship Runs Aground in Italy

BREAKING NEWS: Fuel Subsidy Crisis: FG, Labour to Meet at 6pm

Scientist Sentenced for Selling Chemical Secrets to Chinese

Russian Ship to Pump Fuel to Ice-bound Alaska Port

Iraq Suicide Bomb Kills 20 at Pilgrimage Climax

UK Navy Captures 13 Somali Pirates

Obama's Olive Branch to Iran Turned into Sanctions Hammer

Eight Dead after Cruise Ship Runs Aground off Italy

Friday, January 13, 2012

Catholic Bishop Urges FG to Heed Outcry

Fashola Warns PENGASSAN over Strike

EFCC Denies Arresting Adenuga, Otedola

Police Dispel Rumours of Jihad against Christians

US: We’re Monitoring Nigerian Situation ‘Closely’

Fuel Scarcity Imminent, Vessels Unable to Discharge at Ports

As FG, Labour Talks Resume Today…

Madonna Disses Lady Gaga's "Born This Way"

NIMASA: Why We Detained Vessel

Subsidy crisis: Why I Banned Public Protests

Accountants Call for Piecemeal Withdrawal of Fuel Subsidy

Shipping Loses N13.20b to 5 Days Strike

Airlines Loses Over N7bn to Strike

Potential Suitors Circle American Airlines

Airbus, Boeing Top 1000 Deliveries in 2011

US to Restore Full Burma Ties

Dutchman Van der Sloot Jailed 28 Years for Peru Murder

Alleged Zetas Gang Leader Blamed in US Agent Killing

Platt: Tevez Could Play for Man City Again

FIFA Cuts Jack Warner’s Son from Development Staff

Tunisians Feel Pride, Despair on Revolt Anniversary

Obama Seeks New Powers

Iran Clerics Urge Unity as Nuclear Scientist Buried

Thailand Arrests Suspect after US Terror Warning

Syria's Army Weakened by Growing Desertions

Breivik: Norway Court Orders New Psychiatric Test

Embattled Pakistan President Lobbies for Support

United’s Smalling, Jones Face Fitness Tests


Ronaldinho Threatens to Quit over Unpaid Wages

Obama's Staggering Campaign Funds

Taiwan Candidates in Hectic Last Campaign Day

Pakistan President Arrives Home from Dubai

Body of Journalist Killed in Syria Back in France

Saudi Forces Shoot Dead Shiite Protester

Taekwondo Olympic Qualifiers: Adam Picks Nigeria’s Second Ticket

Carter: Egypt Army Unlikely to Give Up all Powers

Myanmar Regime Pardons Political Prisoners, Ex-PM

US to Withdraw about 7,000 Troops from Europe

Iran Embargo Gathers Support in Asia, Europe


Adele Performing at BRIT Awards; Grammy's up in the Air

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Fuel Subsidy: FG, Labour Negotiation Deadlocked

Briton on Trial for Illegally Shipping 80,000 Guns to Nigeria

Oil Price Hits $115 over Subsidy Crisis

Police Arrest 13 Suspects in Ogun

Fayemi Advises Jonathan to Heed to Masses Demands

2 Killed as Mob Set Police Van Ablaze

Lagos Residents Face Hard Times on ATM Failure

Nigeria Loses N100bn Daily, Says Sanusi

Labour Shuns Industrial Court

House Denies Plot to Impeach Jonathan

Doctors Threaten Strike over kidnap of Colleague

JTF Imposes Curfew on Maiduguri, Jere

House Probes Bonga Oil Spill

Scientists: UN Soldiers Brought Deadly Superbug to Americas

Haiti Marks Two Years after Catastrophic Quake

Furious Iran Wants Action over Scientist's Killing

BREAKING NEWS: FG, Labour Negotiation Deadlocked,The Strike Continues Friday

BREAKING NEWS: Labour Backtracks, Insists on N65 Per Litre

PSG Signs Brazilian Defender, Maxwell, from Barca

Putin Vows to End Police Repression in Russia

Pakistan Govt Isolated Against Army, Courts

Syria: Doubt Hangs Over Arab Monitoring Mission

Pakistan: President Zardari Dubai Trip Stirs Unease

Afghan Peace Talks Hang on Despite US Abuse Video

BREAKING NEWS: FG, Labour Move Towards Compromise


Samsung May Consider Alliance with Olympus

Three Kenyan Police Shot Dead Near Somali Border

Russian Fuel Ship Battles to Reach Ice-bound Alaska

Taliban Back Peace Talks, Insist No Surrender

World Powers Demand Syria Protect Journalists

2012 Olympics Chukwumerije Grabs London Ticket

Somalia: AU Asks UN Approval for Troop Reinforcements

Mexico Drug Death Toll Rises Again in 2011

US Probes Video of Marines Urinating on Dead Taliban

North Korea: Kim's Body to Lie in State

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Angelina Jolie gives President Obama Mixed Review

Halle Berry Engaged to Marry Olivier Martinez

Slain Ademola: Senator Seeks Prosecution of DPO

No Domestic Services as Int’l Airlines Resume Normal Operations

FG:?Labour Inflicting Pains on Nigerians

Operators: Shipping Sector Loses N36bn to Strike

Boko Haram Leader Appears in Video

Killings: Oritsejafor Challenges N’Assembly

Mobil PENGASSAN Threatens 7,000bpd Facility

NBA to Probe Kano Killings

Gunmen Kill 4 in Maiduguri

Senate Asks FG to Go after Boko Haram Sponsors

Crowds Increase as Protest Enters Day 4

Soldiers Move in as Rioters Burn INEC Office in Minna

Senegal Court Refuses Extradition of Chad's Habre

Outrage over Indian Islands Human Zoo Video

Michelle Obama: Not an Angry Black Woman

Iran: US Condemns Bomb Attack on Nuclear Scientist

Boko Haram: Why We’re Attacking Christians

Russian Protest Leader 'Smeared' by Oligarch Photo

Iran Blames US, Israel for Killing Nuclear Scientist

Assad Vows Victory, Syria Accused of War Crimes

Pakistan Army Warns PM of Grievous Consequences

French Journalist Killed in Syria

Prosecutor Killed in German Court

US: Mexico Kingpin Guzman 'World's Most Powerful'

Ex-exec Cleared in Japan Train Crash that Killed 107

Bomb Kills Iran Nuclear Scientist, US Presses Sanctions

China Defends Iran Oil Trade Despite US Push

CAN 2012: Ghana Waits on Gyan’s Fitness Before Naming Squad

Study Finds Marijuana Not as Harmful as Tobacco


Nicaragua: Ex-rebel Ortega Starts Third Term

Iran's Showdown with West Sparks Widespread Concern

US Drone Attack Kills Four Militants in Pakistan

The Fall and Fall of Styl-Plus

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Orji Asks Sect to Halt Killing of Christians

Obasanjo, Nyako, Others Condemn Adamawa Killings

JTF in Niger Delta Restructured

Boko Haram Kills 8 in Damaturu

Soyinka: Nigeria Heads for Civil War

3 Persons Killed in Ogun, Osun

FG Signs TAM Contract with Builders of Refineries

Senate Proposes April Date for Deregulation

Oil Workers Threaten to Shut Down Upstream Sector

Protest March Suspended in Kano

Hoodlums Shoot DCO in Lagos

Passengers Stranded as Foreign Airlines Cancel Flights

Okonjo-Iweala Refutes N1.2bn Property Allegation

FG, Labour Talk Deadlocked

Protesters Adamant in Kwara

Olubunmi’s Murder: Family Demands Justice

Transcorp Positioned for Better Results, Says CEO

Paris Jackson Chills out with a Frozen Yoghurt as she Extols the Virtues of being a Good Girl

Newly Engaged Justin Timberlake Steps out with a Beard

Beyonce, Jay-Z Leave Hospital with Blue Ivy Carter

Iran: EU Ministers Plan Oil Embargo, IAEA Team to Visit

Body found hanged at Heathrow Airport

Indonesia Quake Triggers Tsunami Alert

Subsidy Protest: Gov Yakowa Imposes 24-hour Curfew Kaduna

Jonathan Seeks Senate's Nod for Emergency Rule

Jobless Tunisian 'Dies Days after Self-immolation'

Turkey: General Charged over 1980 Military Coup

West Edges Closer to Confrontation with Iran

Syria: Assad to Call Referendum, Vows to Crush Terror

Jonathan, Ecowas Condole Guinea-Bissau over Death of President

Borno Pays Deceased Boko Haram Leader’s Family N100m

Labour Strike Shuts Down Nigeria

How Citizen Aderinde Met His Death Playing Football

DPO Arrested for Killing Protester

Mark Fails to Convince Labour to Shelve Strike

Petroleum Minister Lists Gains of Subsidy Removal

Mubarak: Lawyer Accuses Army Ruler of Lying

Baghdad: Car Bomb Attacks Kill at Least 14

Pope: Gay Marriage Threatens Humanity's Future

Japan Goes Sweet on Sawa after FIFA Award

Iranian, Venezuelan Leaders Rebuff US, Joke about Bomb

Cameron Will Attend Hacking Inquiry if Called

North Korea Announces Prisoner Amnesty

Colombia: New FARC Chief Willing to Negotiate

US Marine on Trial for Iraq Slayings


Ship Splits in New Zealand

US Woman Stabs Granddaughter, Kills Self

Japan to Hand over Australian Anti-whaling Activists

Deadly Blast Hits Bus Terminal in Pakistan

Monday, January 09, 2012

Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim Acquitted of Sodomy Charges

Colombia: Gang Offers Reward for Killing Police

Body on Queen's Estate Identified

Manila Warns of Terror Threat ahead of Religious Feast

Iranian President to Tour US Foes in Latin America

Arabs Stop Short of Asking for UN Help in Syria

Jonathan: Boko Haram in Govt, Threat Worse Than Civil War

S’Africa: Zuma Warns on ANC Divisions in 100 Year Party

Musharraf to Return to Pakistan

US Orders Expulsion of Venezuelan Consul

Cost of Fund Stable Ahead of Strike Threat

Fuel Subsidy Removal: NACCIMA Decries Sharp Increase of PMS

Strike’s a Battle Long Drawn, Says Civil Society Groups

Power: FG to Add 4000 Megawatts from Cutbacks

Ngige Seeks Privatisation of Refineries

Jonathan Inaugurates 1,100 Mass Transit Buses

Subsidy: House Asks FG, Labour to Stay Action

Mr. President, Government Must be More Austere

Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim Acquitted

Sunday, January 08, 2012

Tibetan Dies After Setting Himself on Fire

Activists Board Japanese Whaling Ship

Arab League to Meet on Syria

Mass Rally to Mark ANC Centenary

Senegal Music Icon, Ndour, Warns on Wade's Bid

African Leaders Praise ANC's Liberation Role

Republican White House Hopefuls Clash in Debate

US Concerned About Bahrain Activist, Urges Probe

US 'Abused' Afghan Jail Inmates

Stricken New Zealand Cargo Ship Breaks Up

Subsidy: Removal'll Benefit all Ultimately, Says Lawmaker

PDP Opposes House Session on Fuel Subsidy Removal

Lawyers Caution Labour against Defying Court Order

20 Killed in Fresh Attacks in Adamawa, Yobe, Borno

A Shared Sacrifice, Jonathan Slashes Cost of Governance

Bamidele to Lead Protest Against Subsidy Removal

Saturday, January 07, 2012

Boko Haram: Oritsejafor Likens Killings to 'Ethnic, Religious Cleansing'

Sienna Miller Pregnant With First Child

Black Eyed Peas Star 'Refused Cash from Michael Jackson'

NELMCO Invites PHCN Creditors to Submit Claims

Resolving the Fuel Subsidy Palaver

Police: Pakistani Taliban Leader Dies in Shootout

Austria: Heavy Snow Shuts Roads, Major Railway Line

Turkey's Custody Laws Draw Flak after General Held

Public Relations Prospects in 2012

Boko Haram: Oritsejafor Likens Killings to ‘Ethnic, Religious Cleansing’

Boko Haram: Gov Nyako Imposes 24-hour Curfew in Adamawa

Britain Warns of Militant Attacks in Kenya

Syria Buries Damascus Bomb Victims

Iran Holds Military Exercise Near Afghan Border

Argentine President 'Does Not Have Cancer'

Nigerians Flee as Death Toll from Boko Haram Attacks Hit 29

Critics Slams President Bashir's Libya Trip

Kenyan Jets Kill '60' Somali Insurgents

Musharraf: Pakistan Can Have Ties with Israel

New Years - NOW IS THE HOUR!

Boko Haram: Army Warns Against Reprisal Attacks

Boy Killed in Subsidy Protest...

You Can’t Have Another Lawyer, Judge Tells Abdulmutallab

Senate, House Wade Into FG, Labour Crisis

Govs: Subsidy Removal’ll Create Jobs, Growth

Labour Set to Defy Court Order Stopping Strike

Beyonce Emerges for the first Time since Birth Rumours

11 Dead in New Zealand Balloon Crash

Chavez Names Minister Cited by US in Drug Trafficking

Boko Haram Dares State of Emergency, Steps Up Attacks

Friday, January 06, 2012

Murdered Businessman: Army Institutes Board of Inquiry

Bonga Oil Spill: NIMASA Tasks Shell

Police: Navy SEAL Accidentally Shoots Self

US Navy Rescues Iranians Held Hostage by Pirates

Interior Minister: Suicide Bomb Kills 26 in Syria

Rockets Hit Green Zone as Iraq marks Army Day

Myanmar: Suu Kyi, Hague in Tune on Sanctions

China Warns US on Asia Strategy

Pope Benedict XVI Announces 22 New Cardinals

Finland Expresses Confidence in Nigeria's Economy, Democracy

Jonathan: No Meaningful Progress Without Removing Fuel Subsidy

Gunmen Kill 10 in Mubi Attack

Iran to Hold New Wargames Soon in Key Oil Waterway

Turkey's Ex-army Chief Arrested

Deadly Bombing 'Hits Syria Capital'

Tiger Woods’ Ex-wife Bulldozes $12m Home

Search for Philippine Landslide Missing Resumes

Iraq Grapples with Political Tension as Bombs Kill 68

Six Killed as Gunmen Attack Church in Gombe

Chile Blaze Claims Six firefighters

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Okonjo-Iweala: Deregulation Not My Personal Policy

Jonathan, Govs Meet over Subsidy Crisis

Programming Egbunike to Fail in London

Walls Divide Cairo as Revolt Anniversary Nears

Mexico Inaugurates World’s Tallest Bridge

Did Ibrahim Abutu Commit Suicide?

Crude Oil Production Resumes at Shell’s Bonga, EA

Strike: FG Meets Labour

10 CPC Lawmakers May Lose Mandate

3 Feared Dead, Others Wounded in Church Attack

8 Killed in Renewed Cult War

NANS Condemns Arrest of Civil Society Leaders

Oil Workers Divided over Strike

Tunisia: Man Sets Himself Alight in Poor Region

US: Woman Accused of Damaging $30m Painting

Karzai Orders Afghan Takeover of Bagram Prison

Air Nigeria Boss Canvasses Tax Reduction for Airlines

Justin Timberlake's Grandmother gives his new Fiancée Jessica Biel the Seal of Approval

Drew Barrymore Engaged to Will Kopelman

Egypt: Prosecutor Seeks Death Penalty for Mubarak

103 Journalists Killed in 2011, Says Watchdog

New Pentagon Defence Strategy Puts More Focus on Asia

Bombs Target Iraqi Shi'ites, Kill at Least 73

Blasts Rock Maiduguri, Damaturu as Boko Haram 'Ultimatum' Expires

Jang: Only Haters of Nigeria, Economic Recovery Oppose Subsidy Removal

German Faces Multiple Charges over LA Arson Spree

25 Dead, About 100 Missing in Philippine Landslide

31 Killed in Mexican Prison Brawl

Taliban Kill 15 Kidnapped Pakistan Troops

Syria: Arab League Turns to UN for Help

EU Moves to Ban Iran Crude Oil

Britain: Hague Kicks off Historic Myanmar Visit

Mexican Drug Cartel Chief Pleads Guilty in US

Obama to Unveil Strategy for Leaner US Military

US Undecided on Inmate Release for Taliban Talks

Amber Rose Opens up about Kanye West, Calls Kim Kardashian a Homewrecker

Furor after New Jersey Hometown Removes Landon Plaque

The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher Family Refused a Screening Invite

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

FG Sidelined Lawmakers in Policy Decision

Emir of Suleja Shuns Christmas Blast Victims

Labour: Nationwide Strike Begins Monday

FG: No Alternative to Fuel Subsidy Removal

Lagos Police Debunks Participating in Protest

Kaduna Residents Warned against Protesting

AMCON to Commence Recovery of N3.14tr Bad Debts

Fuel Protester Killed 3 Days after Graduation

Scandal hit German President Wants to Stay

Syria Deceiving Arab League Monitors

Experts: Norway Killer, Breivik, Not Psychotic

Afghan Govt Agrees to Taliban US Talks

Egypt in Final Round of Phased Vote

Fuel Subsidy: FG Insists on Removal, Labour Vows Strike

US Election: Bachmann Ends Presidential Campaign

China: Police Think Poisoned Cat Meat Killed Tycoon

China Opposes Unilateral US Sanctions on Iran

Argentina: President’s Cancer Surgery a Success

Boko Haram: Enugu Islamic Community Condemns Bombings, killings

Leading in Vote, Egypt Islamists Reach Out to Rivals

Singapore PM Faces Pay Cut, Still World's Best Paid

Chinese New Year Travellers Overload Ticket System

Argentina's President to Undergo Cancer Surgery

Think-tank: N’Korea Military Grows Stronger

Girl Killed as Gunmen Attack Police Post in Jigawa

Niger's Justice Ministry Burnt

US Election: Santorum, Romney Lead Tight Iowa Race

Iran Nuclear Crisis: Sanctions 'Beginning to Bite'

Man Enters Crosses Canada-US Border Using iPad as ID

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Jonathan Summons Emergency FEC Meeting as Protests Spread

CAN Dismisses Boko Haram’s Ultimatum

Adefuye Faults US Scholar on Boko Haram, Subsidy

Shell Shuts in 70,000bpd amidst Fresh Oil Leak

THISDAY Honours 45 Women with Awards for Excellence

PEF to Operate Momentarily in Downstream Petroleum Sector

Fire Guts WEMA Bank Headquarters in Lagos

Cameron Diaz Unveils Super Sexy Bikini Bod, New Haircut

Real Benefits of NIGCOMSAT-1R

What to do With Education in 2012

2012: FG to Work More with States

Israel, Palestinians Hold 'Positive' Talks

Man Questioned in Firebomb Attack on NY Mosque

Syrian Rebel Leader Threatens to Escalate Attacks

Paraguay Confirms New Foot-and-mouth Outbreak

Militias Clash in Tripoli

Egypt: Prosecutor Says Mubarak Ruled as Tyrant

Afghan Suicide Attack 'Kills Five'

Iran Threatens Action if US Carrier Returns

Nigerians Protest Removal of Fuel Subsidy

EPL: Wenger Blames Ref for Fulham Loss

LA relieved after arson spree suspect held

Arab League: Syria Monitors Helping, Activists Sceptical

Nuclear Threat: France Wants New Iran Sanctions

N’Koreans Told to Go Hatless, Gloveless at Funeral

Japanese Politicians Land on Disputed Isles

Senegal Star, Youssou Ndour, Enters Presidential Race

Egyptians Vote in Final Phase of Landmark Polls

New Forest Fire Outbreak Kills One in Chile

Human Remains Found on Queen’s Estate

New York Leaders Condemn Mosque Firebombing

Dokubo Asari Warns Boko Haram of Southern Backlash

Monday, January 02, 2012

Aretha Franklin, 69, Set to Wed her Long-Time Companion

Mexico Drug Violence Killed 12,000 in 2011

The Ghost of Sani Abacha

German President Tried to Block Home Loan Story

Police Find Body of Park Shooter Suspect, Rainier

Only Nigerians Can Decide, Says NUJ

...Faults UN, US on Bomb Alerts

Bonga Oil Spill: We’re Yet to Clear Shell, Says Senate

FG to Move against Profiteering

Commuters Lament High Fares as Airlines Record High Passenger Traffic

Travellers Stranded in Enugu, Gusua, Bauchi

FG, Firm Seal N414bn Deal on Biomass Plant

Falana: Action Illegal, Unconstitutional

Major Marketers Defy PPPRA, Sell Above Benchmark

Subsidy Removal: Laughing Away Our Troubles

IBB: Deregulation Ill-timed

Boko Haram Asks Christians, Southerners to Leave the North

Kolade Heads Subsidy Utilisation Committee

Ezillo Killings: Scores Still Missing Three Days After

Fuel Subsidy: Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters in Abuja, Kano

Mubarak Stretchered into Court as Trial Resumes

Draft: Libyans Linked to Gaddafi Can't Run in Election

US Election: Republicans Blitz Iowa

Iran Test-fires More Missiles in Gulf Exercises

Nigerians Angry as Fuel Prices Double.

Nigeria's Angry as Fuel Prices Double.

Investors Trade N11.9bn Shares in 3 Days

Angola's Dos Santos Keeps Succession Open

Hamas PM Visits Turkish Aid Ship, Mavi Marmara

Syria Activists Slam Arab monitors

Nigerian Angry as Fuel Prices Double after Subsidy Ends

Boko Haram Issues Three-day Ultimatum to Christians, Ready to Attack Soldiers

Scores Feared Dead in South Sudan Tribal Clashes

Romney Eyes Decisive 'Boost' as Iowa Vote Looms

Funeral of Bahrain Youth Turns into Street Protest

Seoul Sees 'Window of Opportunity' with North Korea

Pope Benedict XVI to visit Cuba March

Gunman Hunted after Ranger Killed in US Park

…Labour Threatens Mass Protests

Sunday, January 01, 2012

RIP Fuel Subsidy

The Road to Somalia

Police Dismiss 13 Erring Officers

Mixed Reactions Trail Lagos ‘Cash-Less’ Policy Takes Off

I’m Slow But Calculative, Says Jonathan

Ezillo Attack: Death Toll Rises to 66

The Ben Bruce Plan: Subsidising the Poor

Confusion in States over New Fuel Price

Senate: Fuel Subsidy Removal Premature

…Labour Threatens Mass Protests

Syria: Arab Parliament Wants End to Monitors' Mission

New Year Gunshot Kills Argentine Governor

Iran Reports Nuclear Progress as Sanctions Loom

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

We’ve Been Here Before

Eight Dead in Attempted DR Congo Jail Break

Iran Test Fires Missile During Navy War Games

Syrians Stage Anti-regime Demos in Key Cities

2012 Will Mark a Turning Point in Nigeria, Says Jonathan

Propping Up a Legend

Gunmen Attack Bars in Kenya, at Least Two Dead

Senegal's Wade Suggests Unity Regime

US Steps Up Sanctions as Iran Floats Nuclear Talks

Syrian Opposition Signs Plan for Post-Assad Future

Man with Explosives Detained at Texas Airport

Saturday, December 31, 2011

People of the Year: Despite it All... They Made a Difference

Jonathan, Mark, Tambuwal, Governors Promise Better Days

Jonathan Declares Emergency Within Four States

LA Cars, Homes Ablaze in Massive Arson Spree

Iraq Celebrates US Withdrawal

Spectacular Fireworks Ring in New Year

Sarkozy Vows Reforms in Austere New Year's Speech

Odumegwu-Ojukwu for Burial February 3

Bonga Oil Spill: USEPA to Collaborate with FG

Del Bosque: Torres’ Euro 2012 place in danger

Union Bank's Rights Issue Offers 40% Return

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