This Day News Archive for August 2012

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Protecting Local Interests in Telecoms Business

Ghana: NDC Backs Mahama, Seeks Unity Ahead of Vote

Isaac: Threat of Dam Break Forces Mass Evacuation

Netanyahu to Speak on Iran at UN General Assembly

Iran Nuclear Crisis: Fordo Capacity Doubled, Says IAEA

VP Sambo Leads Nigerian Delegation to Non-Alignment Summit in Iran

S’African Marikana Miners Charged with Murder

Egyptian Attack on 'Oppressive' Syria Sparks Walkout

Unijos ASUU Protests Imposition of VC on RSUST

Former Murdoch Executive Held in UK Hacking Inquiry

Kano Battles Unemployment, Engages 4,000 Youths

China to Buy 50 Airbus Planes for $3.5bn

Non-Aligned Summit: Iran Denies Seeking Nuclear Weapons

Isaac Moves North After Drenching US Gulf, New Orleans

Egypt Broadens Sinai Campaign Against Militants

Kenya PM Blames Killing of Muslim Cleric on Foes

Yemen: S’Arabia to Donate $1 bn to Support Currency

UN's Ban Tells Iranian Leaders to Prove Nuclear Program Peaceful

Israel Court Tells Settlers to Evacuate Outpost by Tuesday

Security Challenge is a Global Concern, Says Jibril

US: 100-year-old Driver Injures Nine LA School Children

Mexico: Judge Orders Arrest of Ex-governor on Drug Charges

Afghan in Army Uniform Kills Three NATO Soldiers

..South-east Moves to Retain Portfolio

Jonathan Ponders Defence, Power Ministry Portfolios

Minister Signs $1.4bn Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project

PHCN: Again, FG, Labour Fail to Reach Agreement

FG Gets Proposal for Port Harcourt Refinery Maintenance

Cynthia: Hotel Sacks Workers for Negligence

In a Twist, Businessman Claims $15m Ibori Bribe

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Ignore Boko Haram’s Threat, JTF Advises

Nigeria Still Suffering from Poverty, Corruption

Oduah: I Didn’t Stop Airlines from Flying into Abuja, Kano Airports

Demolition: Mpape Residents Fault FCT

Ijaw Youths Urge Jonathan to Ignore Opposition

Corruption: IG Reads Riot Act to Officers

US Visa Applications Increase by 11% in 2012

Road Accident Claims 13 Lives in Edo

DPR Warns Marketers

House Summons Sanusi over N5000 Banknote

FCT Area Councils Share N1.78bn Revenue

FG Okays N40.6bn for Gurara, Ilesha Dam Projects

Interswitch Supports New Initiative for School Students

Firm Plans Multi-dollarTank Farm in Koko

Govt Must Protect Local Interests in Telecoms Business

Turkey Urges UN to Protect Refugees Inside Syria

Gombe State University Embarks on One Day Solidarity Strike

SEAL Book Raises Questions About bin Laden's Death

Isaac's Surge Tops Levee Near New Orleans

UK: Journalist Arrested in Computer Hacking Probe

Assad: Military 'Needs Time to Win Battle'

Anarchist US Soldiers 'Plotted to Kill Obama, Coup'

England Captain, Andrew Strauss, Quits Cricket

Kano Spends $12m to Train 500 on Medical Study

Hijacked Greek-run Tanker Located in Nigerian Waters

AIG Decries Conflicting Reports on Oyerinde’s Death

Clegg: UK Rich Should Pay More Tax

Hurricane Isaac Bears Down on New Orleans

A Battle to Head the Minority

Ladoja as One-man Riot Squad

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Minister Chides GSM Operators for Poor Service

AIG Decries Conflicting Reports on Oyerinde’s Death

Rasheed, Orji to Lead Sovereign Wealth Fund

...A Tenure Truncated

Nnaji: Why I Resigned as Minister of Power

Pirates Kidnap 24 in Gunfight off Togo Coast

West African Gas Pipeline Company Shuts Down Operation

$400bn of Oil Revenue Stolen, Says Ezekwesili

UK to Go Tough with Nigerians Visiting for Child Delivery

Bomb Courier Dies after Device Explodes

Obasanjo: Why My Power Project Failed

PHCN: FG, Labour Talks Inconclusive, Continues Today

ANPP Deplores Security Pact with Ex-militants

Bankole, Awo’s Widow Meet over Yoruba Marginalisation

Boko Haram Insurgency Blamed on Northern Leaders

ESUT VC: How Prayers Saved Me from Kidnappers

Aganga: Export Expansion Grant not Under Threat

US Hails Nigeria as Africa’s Pride of Economic Devt

Police Arraign Three Ex-THISDAY Staff for Stealing Equipment

NOA Campaigns for Return of Civic Education

NEMA Blames Adamawa Flood on Cameroun Dam

Reform as a Recue for Local Ad Agencies

Stuttering Real Seeking Super Cup Fillip

Syrian Army Drops Leaflets over Damascus

Israel Wants Egypt's Islamist President to Visit

Venezuela Stamps Out Refinery Blaze, eyes restart

France Opens Murder Inquiry into Arafat Death

Power Minister, Barth Nnaji, Resigns

Heathrow Third Runway Calls Rejected

Deadly Car Bomb Hits Funeral in Damascus Suburb

Mahey Rasheed, others Appointed to Run Sovereign Wealth Fund

Islamic Cleric: Mombasa Riots Enter Second Day

Isaac 'Almost Hurricane' as it Heads for US Gulf Coast

Israeli Court Ruling: US Activist Death Accidental

Drogba, Anelka May Leave China in Shareholders Row

Rafinfadi Rasheed Appointed Chairman of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority

Four Remanded in Custody for General Daughter’s Killing

Ikomi: Keystone will be among top five banks by 2015

Nigeria Bankers Games: Fidelity, UBA Players Lead Mind Games

US Soldiers, Marines Punished for Afghan Misconduct

Venezuela Refinery Fire Spreads

Obama Declares Storm Emergency

Iran Might Let Diplomats Visit Suspected Nuclear Site

Student Shot at Md. High School; Suspect Held

Four Remanded in Custody for General Daughter’s Killing

Privatisation: Bids Cancelled over Firms Linked to Nnaji

Senate Committee Orders CBN to Stop Plan for N5000 Note

PHCN Pension: Documents Disclose How PenCom, PHCN Frustrate Dialogues

Buhari Blames Leaders for Insecurity

Abia Celebrates THISDAY Editor, 19 Others

Nigeria, Benin to Rehabilitate Badagry-Seme Road

FG Earmarks N2.6bn for UN House Reconstruction

NNPC Disowns MoU on $4bn Refinery Deal

Commercial Motorcyclists Protest New Lagos Traffic Law

Akinyemi Faults Military Doctrine of Federalism

Ex-minister: Shagari Ignored Warning on Niger Delta Militancy

Lagos to Prosecute Illegal Dredging Firms

Dethroned Monarch: Community Appoints Regent, Begins Rites

How to Address Security Challenges, by Army Chief

Monday, August 27, 2012

Navy: Why JTF Declared Bakassi Militant Leader Wanted

Sacked LG Boss Sues Dickson, Bayelsa Speaker, Others

More Knocks, Kudos for CBN’s Bid to Restructure Currency

Group Urges Jonathan to Stop The Gambia from Executing Nigerians on Death Row

FG, Boko Haram Dialogue is Futile

Victor Moses: The First Interview: Eagles on Moses Mind at Stamford Bridge

Group Leads Campaign for Regional Autonomy

A New Phase of Engagement

Rescuing the North

Cautious Wall Street Inches up, Apple Hits Record High

US Troops Face Punishment over Koran Burning, Urination Video

Isaac Takes Aim at New Orleans

Flood Situation Worsens in Adamawa as 15 Bodies Wash Ashore.

Akinyemi Opposes Creation of State Police, More States

Romney, Obama in Dead Heat Heading into GOP Convention

Taliban Behead 17 Afghan 'Party-goers'

Ministry: Dana Air Can’t Resume Now

Tropical Storm Hits Southern Florida

Ex-President Laurent Gbagbo's Aide Held in Cote d’Ivoire

S’Africa's ANC to Discuss Mine Shootings Row

Britain Wants to Restart Assange Talks with Ecuador

Romney: Obama is 'Dividing America'

Ripples over FG Plan to Merge NCC, NBC

Federal Government Moves to Reactivate Rural Electrification Agency

Angry Ondo Community Dethrones Monarch

Govt in Dialogue with Boko Haram ‘Via Back Channels’

Ministry: Dana Air Can’t Resume Now

FG Rules Out Review of ICJ Judgment on Bakassi

Abuja Fuel Crisis: Drawing the Right Lesson

‘Corruption Impacting Negatively on Education Standard’

Govt Laments Importation of Finished Cassava Products

FG Earmarks N7bn for New Transformers

Aregbesola: Prosperity Will Thrive in a Secured Atmosphere

Osokogu’s Murder: Group Decries NCC’s Improper Regulatory Control

Concerns Mount over N5000 Banknote as ACN Cautions CBN

Ibrahim is Lying to the Public, Says Ekpu, Others

NEMA Links Ocean Surge to Disaster

Falana Faults N400bn Subsidy Fraud, Insists on N2.055trn

FG Cautions Airlines against Air Returns

Ahmed Worried over Police Funding

JTF Launches Manhunt for Bakassi Militant Leader

‘Third Mainland Bridge is Not Collapsing’

Tension in Adamawa over Non-appointment of Traditional Ruler

Fayemi Preaches Moral Regeneration at Book Launch

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Japan 2012: Erico, Chukwu, Falode, Others Laud Falconets

Equities Rebound after Sallah Break

Iran Urges Developing Nations at Summit to Oppose Sanctions

Fires Continue to Burn at Venezuela's Amuay Refinery

Economic Saboteurs in Our Midst

Balogun: FCMB’s Mandate is to Empower a Lot of Nigerians

ILO Ratifies Maritime Labour Convention

Romney Reaches Out to Women Before GOP Convention

Tropical Storm Isaac: Florida Braces for Lashing

IBB: 'Sule Lamido, Star Among Governors'

Libya: Interior Minister Quits after Sufi Shrine Attacks

Two Pussy Riot Activists 'Flee Russia'

Cairo Court Sentences Man to Jail over Israel Embassy Attack

Niger Floods Cause Widespread Devastation

Obama Leads Tributes to Armstrong, First Man on Moon

Typhoon Lashes Japan's Okinawa

Israeli Rabbi Calls for Prayers for Iran's Destruction

Venezuela: Chavez Orders Refinery Blast Probe

Syria: Assad's Forces Accused of Massacre Near Damascus

TS Isaac Dumps Rain on Cuba, Affects Republican Convention

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Trouble Brews over Ojukwu’s Estate

Nigeria, Cameroon Have Failed Bakassi, Says Falana

Nigeria, UK Prisoners’ Transfer Suffers Hitch

Boko Haram: Dialogue, Only Way Out, Says Atiku

FG Plans $1bn Eurobond to Fund Gas, Power Projects

FG Orders Pilots to Adhere to Weather Directives

No Going Back on PHCN Privatisation, Says FG

Originality, Copycats and Can Art

Mexico Probe Why Federal Police Fired at US Govt Car

Isaac Drenches Haiti, Heads Toward Cuba, Florida

The Kaduna Youth Peace Initiative

Security and the Crisis of Institutional Synergy

Bakassi, Ogoni and the Gathering Storm of Autonomy

The Fuel Subsidy Fiasco

Bombing of United Nations House: One Year After

Bayelsa Coat of Arms: President Jonathan Should be Concerned, Says Enang

Jennifer Olize: Bringing Music to the Runway

Neil Armstrong, First Man on Moon, Dies

Boko Haram, Rainstorm Kill Six in Gashua

Angola Deports China 'Gangsters'

Syria: Japan Reporter’s Body Flown Home

Pakistan: US Drone Kills Top Haqqani Network Militant

Americas Pass 'Assange Motion'

NATO Kills Top Pakistan Militant

Fatal Blast at Venezuela's Amuay Refinery

Tropical Storm Isaac Lashes Haiti

My Daughter's Death Lesson for Youths to Be Wary

‘My Daughter’s Death Lesson for Youths to Be Wary’

FG to Bakassi: We Won't Violate Agreement, Convention on Peninsula

Nicaragua Nabs Mexican Cop, Others with $7m Posing as Reporters

Dope Ban: Sponsors Stand by Armstrong

Holmes Told Classmate He Wanted to Kill, Prosecution Alleges

Friday, August 24, 2012

Knocks, Kudos for Proposed N5000 Banknote

‘My Daughter’s Death Lesson for Youths to Be Wary’

Babangida Aliyu: Why We Want Review of Oil-Sharing Formula

FG’ll Revolutionize Agriculture in Nigeria Says Jonathan

Respite, as Tanker Drivers Resume Lifting of Petrol to Abuja

Kogi CP: More than 1000 AK 47 in Okene

FG Unveils New Broadcasting Codes

PHCN Privatisation: Transcorp, Nestoil, 5 Others for Financial Bid

Nigeria to Partner Iran on Security, Infrastructure

Atiku Donates $750,000 to Peace Corps

Two Dana Crash Victims Buried in Awka

Jonathan: We’ll Give Impetus to Democracy, Good Governance

FG to Bakassi: “We Won’t Violate Agreement, Convention on Peninsula”


The Surge That Swept Resilient Kuramo

Scuffles as Egyptians Challenge Islamist President

Greek PM Samaras Asks Merkel for 'Breathing Space'

Family Killer Cleared of Murder

Syria: Fierce Fighting Swells Refugee Exodus

ESUT VC Keeps Mum after Release from Kidnappers

ESUT VC Keep Mum after Release from Kidnappers

Libya Seizes Tanks from Pro-Gaddafi Militia

UN Body Seeks Nuclear Answers from Iran

Deadly Shootout Near N' York's Empire State Building

General's Daughter: More Raped Victims Surface, Report to Police

General’s Daughter: More Raped Victims Surface, Report to Police

Kidnapped ESUT VC Finally Released

Norway Declares Breivik Sane in Mass Murder Trial

‘Every Single Hour was the Darkest Night to Me’

S’Korea Rules Apple, Samsung Infringed Patents

Breivik: Norway Court to Deliver Verdict

Ecuador: UK Can End Julian Assange Row

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Lecturers Resort to Prayers for Kidnapped ESUT VC

NUPENG Calls Off Strike, Orders Fuel Supply to FCT

Police, SSS Rivalry Mars Probe into Murder of Oshiomhole’s Aide

N5000 Banknote Coming in CBN Currency Review

PDP Denies Plot to Unseat Akume

Okupe: ACN Propagating Lies

NNPC, S’African Investors to Discuss Business Interests

US Mandates Oil Companies to Disclose Payments Abroad

PPPRA Moves to Streamline Fuel Imports

FG Okays NCC, NBC Merger

Okonjo-Iweala Now 81 on Forbes’ World’s Most Powerful Women

NEC: Indicted Oil Marketers Have Started Repaying Subsidy Funds

A Penchant for Dishonouring Aviation Agreements

Syrian Army Retakes Aleppo's Christian Areas

Navy SEAL Who Penned Osama bin Laden Raid Book Revealed

New Price Regime for Flour-based Products?

Jonathan Sues for Dialogue in Resolving Mali, Other Insurgencies

Kaita Opposes State Police, Highlights Inherent Dangers

Jonathan Sues for Dialogue in Resolving Mali, Others Insurgency

Oil Subsidy Fraud: Governors Applaud FGs Moves to Recover N400bn

Zuma Reveals Lonmin Marikana Mine Inquiry Details

Body Found on British Airways Flight to Heathrow

France: Toulouse Gunman 'No Lone Wolf'

John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole for Seventh Time

Juve Boss, Conte, Calls 10-month Ban ‘Disgrace’

Nigeria’s Former Oil Bandits Turn Billionaires

S’Africa Remembers Dead at Lonmin's Marikana Mine

Poll: Obama Leads in Ohio, Slips in Florida, Wisconsin

British Court Jails Tycoon, Asil Nadir, for 10 Years

Military Hits Town Near Damascus, 60 Killed in Syria

We Want to Deliver an Efficient, Technology-driven Institution

Suspects: How We Tortured, Killed General's Daughter

European Stocks Climb on Stimulus Speculation

Nigeria’s Former Oil Bandits Turn Billionaires

Nigeria’s Former Oil Bandits Turn Billionaires

Ex-Pakistan Envoy: US, Pakistan Must Divorce as Allies

California Declares Emergency as Wildfire Advances on Town

Suspects: How We Tortured, Killed General’s Daughter

Merkel Tops Forbes List of Powerful Women; Clinton No. 2

Storm Isaac Threatens Caribbean, US Republican Convention

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Suspects: How We Tortured, Killed General’s Daughter

FG Pledges Overhaul of Power Sector to Boost Industrialisation

CAN Warns against Talks with Boko Haram

Fuel Subsidy Scam: Tukur Stands Surety for Son

Suspects: How We Tortured, Killed General’s Daughter

Jonathan: Performance Contracts Not Meant to Witch-hunt

Fuel Strike Temporarily Averted as Talks Continue

Okupe: ACN Threatens to Expose More Shady Deals

The Death of Citizen Clifford Orji

Again, FG, PHCN Negotiations Postponed

Traffic Law: Commercial Motorcyclists Face Stiff Sanctions

Finance Ministry Confirms Indictment of 25 Oil Marketers

Todd Akin Opens Door to Possible Exit

Chemical Weapons 'Excuse for US to Intervene in Syria'

Netanyahu Rejects His Foreign Minister's Palestinians Remarks

Four Soldiers Killed in Turkey's Kurd Region

Damaturu: Boko Haram Engage Police in Shoot Out

FG Cedes Border Patrol to Nigeria Air Force

General's Daughter Lured from Nasarawa, Killed in Lagos

PCS Has Interest of Nigerians at Heart, Says Jonathan

Arsenal Footballer 'Held after Car Chase'

Australia: Sweden Unlikely to Extradite Assange to US

Naked Prince Harry Pictures Published

General’s Daughter Lured from Nasarawa, Killed in Lagos

General’s Daughter Lured from Nasarawa, Killed in Lagos

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

General’s Daughter Lured from Nasarawa, Killed in Lagos

President Signs Performance Contracts with Ministers Today

In a U-turn on Subsidy Fraud, NLC Backs NUPENG Strike

UBA Targets Infrastructure Financing in East Africa

IG Orders Redeployment of 18 Commissioners

Borno Killings Spread to Biu

Ethiopian PM Zenawi Dies, Deputy Takes Over

‘ACN Must Ask Ikuforiji, Gbajabiamila to Resign’

Americans Weary of Afghan War as Fighting Rages On

New Mali Govt Says Top Priority to Win Back North

Zenawi’s Death: Ethiopia 'Stable', Says Govt

Senate: Rape-remark US Candidate Insists on Running

Russia Warns West over Syria after Obama Threats

Iran Unveils New Missile, Starts Air Defence Site

Diversify Your Investment, Investors Told

Experts Applaud FG’s N300bn Capital Release

SEC Appoints UBA, Stanbic IBTC First Capital Market Securities Lenders

S’Africa Mine Drops Threat to Fire Workers

Ecuador: Embassy Entry 'Would be Suicide'

Afghan Rocket Attack Damages Top US General's Plane

Ethiopian PM, Meles Zenawim, Dead

Autopsy: Man Shot in Police Car Had Meth in System

Well-armed Venezuela Prisoners Riot Again, Killing 25

Philippine Minister's Body Found Three Days after Plane Crash

Monday, August 20, 2012

House: NUC Lacks Powers to Suspend University Licence

Atlantic Ocean Surge: Four More Bodies Recovered

Shell Spent 40% of Global Security Budget on Nigeria

State Police to Top Agenda at Govs Meeting Tomorrow

FG to Reconstitute Auditors to Verify Subsidy Claims

Wamakko Urges FG to Begin Oil Exploration in Sokoto

Environment Ministry Raises Alert on Flooding in 23 States

How BPE Stopped Stripping of PHCN Assets

Gunmen Attack Primary School, Police Station

Cholera Emergency Declared in Sierra Leone

Belarus Sacks Foreign Minister after Teddy Bear Row

Britain's Best Bet to Handle Assange: Sit and Wait

Obama Warns Syria on Chemical Weapons Use

Maritime Locator Device to the Rescue

Olympics and The Thinghood of Things

Sallah Day Attack: Kano Police Arrest Fleeing Gunman with Injuries

Turkey: Several Wounded in Bombing Near Police HQ

S'African Mine Workers Trickle Back to Work after 44 Killed

Burma Abolishes Media Censorship

UN Monitors Pull Out of Syria

Elders At War

Euro Area Leaders Plan Shuttle Talks to Support Greece

Bo Xilai Scandal: Gu Kailai Jailed over Heywood Murder

Somalia Prepares to Elect New President

Assange Row: S'America Ministers Back Ecuador

La Liga: Messi Scores Twice as Barca Hammer Real Sociedad

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Insecurity Dampens Eid-el-Fitr Celebration

12 Inmates Escape from Benin City Prison

Kidnappers Detain Son after Paying N1.5m to Secure Father’s Release

Oil Wells: Bakassi People Hail Dialogue Between Akpabio, Imoke

Lawyer Tackles Delta Govt over $15m Ibori Bribe Money

Tukur: If My Son is Guilty, He’ll Face the Music

Three More Bodies Recovered as Atlantic Continues to Rage

Monday Discourse: Elders At War

How Boko Haram Activities Destroy Economy of the North

Equities Remain Down Despite Friday Rally

Jonathan: Peace and Unity Key to National Progress

Obama, Romney Pass Sunday in Church, with Families

China: Court to Give Verdict in Gu Kailai Murder Trial

‘We Want to Deliver an Efficient, Technology-driven Institution’

Another Sallah Violence Averted in Jos

Cardinal Snubs Scottish Govt Gay Marriage Talks

Anti-Japan Protests Across China over islands Dispute

Gunmen Attack JTF Checking Point in Kano

End Witch-hunt, Assange Urges US

Tight Security at Kano Eid Prayer Ground

Sudan Plane Crash Kills Minister, 30 Others

Syria: Assad Makes Rare Appearance for Eid Prayers

Libya: Two Explosions in Tripoli, Unknown Number Dead

Panetta Prods Karzai on Afghan Insider Killings

Japanese Land on Disputed Island

Assange 'to Emerge from Embassy' to Address Media

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Lagos Ocean Surge Levels Kuramo Beach

FG: We’re Committed to Peaceful Co-existence

Boko Haram’sMove to Resume Dialogue Hailed

Olawepo Seeks Massive Investment in Power Sector

FG to Train Ogoni Youths for Clean-Up

Wogu Appeals to NUPENG as Fuel Scarcity Bites Harder in Abuja

Shell Moves to Clear Spill in Nembe Creek

Security Concern Behind Abuja Demolition

Why Kano Emirate Council Cancelled Sallah Festivities

76 Oil Wells: A’Ibom to Renegotiate with C’River

FG to Meet Counterpart Obligations in 2013

Abia Gets Special Courts for Revenue Defaulters

Gunman Killed as Hostility Resumes in Okene

PDP, Govs, Lawmakers, CAN Preach Peaceful Co-existence

Lessor’s Trajectory

Bridged Banks Have no Legacy Obligation, Says Chike-Obi

Newswatch Deal: Our Story, By Ray Ekpu

US Drone Kills Five Militants in Northern Pakistan

Syria Denies Assad's Deputy Tried to Defect

At Least 18 Killed in Yemen Attack on Intelligence HQ

Destruction of Northern Nigeria

Egypt: Morsi to Attend Summit in Iran

EPL: Baggies Hammer Liverpool, Arsenal Fire Blanks

Russian Orthodox Church Forgives Pussy Riot

Syria Welcomes Algerian Brahimi as Annan's Successor

Plateau Govt Condemns Fresh Onslaught on Fulani

EPL: Baggies Hammer Liverpool, Arseanl Fire Blanks

Assange Row: Americas Ministers to Meet

British Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Capital Market Report: House Committee Goofed on Assets Valuation, Says Chike-Obi

Ripples over Suspension of Alliance and General Insurance

Still a Huge Canvas to Fill

ESUT: We’ll Not Negotiate with Abductors of Our VC

Nigeria’s London 2012 Fiasco: Playing the Devils’ Advocate

Playing Smart with Travel Apps

Syria Fighting Deeply scars Aleppo Neighbourhoods

Iran: Israel's Existence 'Insult to Humanity'

The Presidential Bubble

Obasanjo, Dickson Meeting: The Real Story

Why divorces are rampant in our community (II)

ESUT: We’ll Not Negotiate with Abductors of Our VC

Oshiomhole Urges Muslims to Abide By Allah's Injunctions

Amosun Calls for A Better Nigeria

Aregbesola: Pursuit of Unity Paramount

Inflation Yields to CBN’s Pressure

FG/Labour Talks on PHCN Endangered, NLC Warns

ESUT: We’ll Not Negotiate with Abductors of Our VC

Women’s Representation on Banks’ Board Still Dismal

FG List Conditions for Payment of Subsidy Claims

Tight Security, Terror Alerts Herald Sallah Celebration

Friday, August 17, 2012

S’Africa Lonmin Mine Killings: Zuma Announces Inquiry

Assange Living in 'Small Room' at Ecuador Embassy

Nigeria’s London 2012 Fiasco: Playing the Devils’ Advocate

Ramadan Continues over Non-Sighting of New Moon

With Assange Inside, UK Police Guard Ecuador Embassy

UN: Syrian Refugee Exodus Accelerates

Hezbollah: 'We Can Kill Tens of Thousands of Israelis'

Subsidy Payments: FG Probes 21 Firms over Alleged Fraud

Nnamani Dispels Death Rumour

S'Africa Police Shooting: Mine Death Toll Rises to 34

Another Afghan Police Attack Kills Two US Troops

Russia: Judge Finds Punk Band Members Guilty

Court Restrains NAICOM from Suspending A & G Insurance

Stock Market Sheds N65bn in Three Days

Russia: Pussy Riot Hooliganism Verdict Due

China sets date for Gu Kailai verdict

Wigan Boss Blasts Blues over Moses

Thursday, August 16, 2012

For the First Time in 200 Years, KanoDurbar Quietened by Security Concerns

Alison-Madueke Allays Fears over Petrol Scarcity

Budget: Ministers to Sign Performance Agreements

Adoke Cautions FCT Minister over Demolition

NUJ Protests Assault on Photojournalists

Sallah: IG Orders 24-hour Security at Worship Centres, Govt Establishments

25% Severance Package Demand by PHCN Workers Not Feasible, Says FG

Kidnappers Yet to Contact ESUT VC’s Family

NFIU Seeks Partnership with NDLEA

Cement Manufacturers Lobby for Concrete Roads

EFCC Takes Over Illegal Oil Bunkering Vessel

Bomb Scare Causes Panic in Kaduna

IG: Motorparks are Dens for Robbers, Drug Peddlers

Fashola: Why Lagos Traffic Law was Signed

Senate C’ttee Warns Firms Aiding Oil Spills

Ahmed Denies Rift with Saraki over 2015 Election

Court Renews Order Restraining APGA’s Factional Leaders

EgyptAir Africa’s First Airline Marks 80 Years

Algeria's Brahimi Agrees to be Syria Mediator

UN Ends Syria Mission as Aleppo Under Renewed Attack

S'African Police Shoot Protesting Miners

Koffi Olomide: Congo Singer Guilty of Assault

Subsidy Re-investment Programme Gulps N105bn in Seven Months

Menas Skipper, Coach Rate Eagles High

Security Guard Credited for Thwarting DC Shooting

Ecuador Grants Assange Asylum; UK Insists on Extradition

Sallah: Plateau Police Step Up Security

Ecuador Grants Political Asylum to Julian Assange

Redknapp: van Persie's Goals Can Win United Title

Muslims Warned of Mecca Trip Scams

Beard Row Halts US Military Trial

Bomb Threat Diverts Moscow-bound Aeroflot Flight

‘Impeachment Threat Aimed at Making Jonathan Accountable’

S.Africa's Standard Bank H1 Earnings Up 9%

Suspected Militants Attack Pakistan Air Force Base

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Gunmen Kidnap Enugu Varsity Vice-Chancellor

FG Improves Gas Supply to PHCN, NIPP Plants

FAAC Withdraws $1bn as Excess Crude Account Rises to $7.5bn

Olubolade Rejects Advice to Scrap Police Ministry

Pension Reforms: Okonjo-Iweala Seeks Partnership with ICPC

Army Chief: We Must Stamp out Terrorism

Subsidy: FG Pays N42.6bn to 31 Marketers

Explosion Rocks Ogoniland

FG Reiterates Readiness to Discuss with Boko Haram

Dickson Denies Secession, Signs Bill on Symbol, Coat of Arms

Guard Shot at Family Research Council Building

Assange Faces Arrest Even if Ecuador Grants Asylum

UN: Syrian Govt Forces, Rebels Committing War Crimes

Jonathan Approves Second Term for Five Permanent Secretaries

Elumelu Heads Presidential C’ttee on Private Healthcare Infrastructure

Chocolate 'May Lower Blood Pressure'

India Wants in on Mars Craze

Japan Marks 67th Anniversary of WWII Surrender

Duke of Edinburgh, 91, in hospital

Syrian Air Raid Kills 30 in Rebel-held Town

Female Banker Escapes Murder Trial over LASTMA Official's Death

Bayero’s Health: Emirate Council Cancels Traditional Sallah Activities in Kano

Elumelu Heads Presidential C’ttee on Private Healthcare Infrastructure

Female Banker Escapes Murder Trial over LASTMA Official’s Death

UK Unemployment Falls to 2.56m

Israel PM: Possible War with Iran Could Last One Month

China to Protest after Japan Arrests Activists on Disputed Isle

Fabrice Muamba Announces Retirement from football

Fighting Capital Flight through Technical Colleges

Okorocha: Council Chairmen are Plotting for Tenure Elongation

Xiang Eyes Hurdles Return

Islamic States Set to Suspend Syria from OIC

Elumelu Heads Presidential C’ttee on Private Healthcare Infrastructure

Female Banker Escapes Murder Trial over LASTMA Official’s Death

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Female Banker Escapes Murder Trial over LASTMA Official’s Death

PHCN Threatens Total Blackout over Entitlements

Boko Haram in Possible Talks with Government

Demand for State Police Can Break Up Nigeria, Says Panel

FG Appoints 15-man Working Group for NEITI

Police Detonate 963 IEDs, Arrest 108 in Kano

FG Reviews Draft Niger Delta Action Plan

Elumelu Heads Presidential C’ttee on Private Healthcare Infrastructure

How PHCN Officials, Unions Diverted Pension Fund

Mobil, Fishermen Report Oil Spill in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen Kill Eight in Hail of Bullets at Mexican Strip Bar

Britain: The Re-Birth of A Nation

Italy Police Discover Cannabis Factory in Rome Tunnel

Lockheed Sees More Mideast Missile-defence Demand

Ex-IGPs Meet Jonathan on Insecurity, Oppose State Police

PM Who Defected Says Syrian Regime Near Collapse

Police Detonate 963 IED’s in Kano

UK Troops 'Involved'in Prostitute's Death in Kenya

Afghan Suicide Bombers Kill 28, Wound More than 70

Libyan Fighters Join Syrian Revolt against Assad

Chinese Serial Killer Shot Dead after Massive Manhunt

Three Dead in Shooting Near Texas A&M campus

Ecuador Hopes to Decide on Assange Asylum this Week

Deep Magnitude 7.5 Quake off Russia, North of Japan

Olympic Flag Arrives Rio, Marking Race to 2016

Monday, August 13, 2012

…Jebba Hydro Workers Start Protest

Power Ministry Got N75.5bn in 2012, Says Nnaji

Drama as IG Refuses to Decorate Two AIGs

28 Killed, Others Missing as Flood Ravages Plateau Again

Again, Oil Marketers Threaten Strike over Subsidy Disbursement

Eyewitnesses: Female Banker Didn’t Kill LASTMA Official

Sons of Tukur, Ali, Others Meet Bail Terms

Delta State Applies for $15 Million Ibori Bribe Money

Presidency: Call on Jonathan to Resign is Misguided

Special One, Mourinho, Now Wants to be Only One

Belgian Bishop Faces New Abuse Allegations

Police Catch Texas A&M Campus Shooter

Colombia Indigenous Leader Killed

China Replaces United States as Nigeria’s Crude Oil Importer

Tribute to John Atta Mills


Head of Service, ICPC Pledge Support for PCC

FG to Implement EPRA as Solution to Perennial Power Outages

New Visa Regime, Quota System Won’t Compromise Security

US Presidentail Debate Moderators Announced

Iran: Govt Criticized over Earthquake Response

Al Qaeda Claims Iraq Attacks, Baghdad Anti-terrorism HQ Assault

Syrian Rebels Say Downed Fighter Jet

Scores Missing, 28 Killed as Floods Ravage Plateau Again

NDE Trains 80 Youth on Rural Agricultural Devt

Man Swims Past $100m Security System to JFK Airport

Bad Weather Hampers Ugandan Helicopter Crash Rescue

Man Attacks Doctor for Making Wife Deliver at Hospital’s Gate

European Stocks Fall as Japan GDP Wanes

Oil Above $93 Ahead of US Retail Sales Figures

Unending Crisis of APGA

Egypt: President Mursi Explains Army Chief Replacement

Syrian Rebels Call for No-fly Zone

Mexico: Family Murdered, Children Among the Dead

Beyond Lagos’ Traffic Law

Man Attacks Doctor for Making Wife Deliver at Hospital’s Gate

Beyond Lagos’ Traffic Law

‘Monetary Tightening Not Meant to Strangulate Economy’

FG to Raise Power Output to 9,000MW

Works Ministry Attains 93% Budget Implementation

UBA Appoints Two Female Board Members

JTF Kills 22 Boko Haram Suspects in Borno, Yobe

Man Attacks Doctor for Making Wife Deliver at Hospital’s Gate

Sunday, August 12, 2012

HoneyWell to Invest $1bn on Power Project

Okene Killings: Police Arrest 16 Suspects over Okene Killing

Abuja Demolition, Falana Warns FCT Minister

Assaulted Journalist: Police Order Mortuary Authorities to Produce Culprits

NNPC Employs 595, to Abide by FoI Act

Jonathan Commended over Plateau Peace Talks

‘Manufacturers are Hard-pressed with Absence of Infrastructure’

McIlroy Wins US PGA Title at Kiawah Island

Israel PM: Iran Nuclear Work ‘Dwarfs’ All threats

Massive Blaze Hits East London

Man Shot Dead by Police in New York's Times Square

Beyond Lagos’ Traffic Law

Syria crisis: Arab League Postpones Syria Talks

US Navy Ship Collides with Oil Tanker in Gulf

Nyako: Rogue Politicians are Using Boko Haram

Egypt Army in Deadly Sinai Raid

Iran Quake Relief Efforts Begin after 250 Killed

LASTMA Official’s Death: Police Detain Banker, 3-month-old Baby

LASTMA Official's Death: I'm Innocent, Accused Female Banker Pleads

Putin to Strengthen Russia’s Military

Syria Crisis: Arab League Calls Emergency Talks

Tanzania Confirms it Re-flagged 36 Iran ships

Armed Men Attack Peacekeeping Troops in Egypt's Sinai

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Perspectives on Nigeria at the African Union

Our Olympics Odyssey, By Bolaji Abdullahi

Shiroro Power Station is Working, Says Nnaji

No Medal for Nigeria as London Olympics Ends

JTF Discovers Another Bomb Factory in Kano

Sacked MD: Court Dismisses Pension Firm’s Objection

Okene Deserted as Residents Groan Under Tight Security

LASTMA Official’s Death: I’m Innocent, Accused Female Banker Pleads

Bakassi: FG Keeps Mum over Declaration of Independence

Bauchi Partners Firm to Build 1,000 Houses

Monarch: We’ve No Hand in Death of 70-year-old Woman

FG Moves to Enact Policy on Chemical Control

Al-Makura Plans Special Schools for Physically-challenged Persons

Mimiko: Adebanjo Slams Akande

NIPOST Still in Business, Says Post Master-General

The Bubble Burst at Newswatch

Opaleye: With Right Structures, Football Clubs Can Deliver

US, Turkey to Explore Imposing Syria No-fly Zone

Three More US Soldiers Killed by Afghans

Iran Quake: Death Toll Hits 153

London 2012: IOC Sanctions S Korean Player for 'Political Celebration'

The Murder of the Worshipers

Kano: JTF Arrests Three, Discovers Another Bomb Factory

Iran Earthquakes Kills 'Dozens'

S&P 500 Ekes Out Gains to Run Streak to Six days

India: Bus Crash Kills 39

Afghanistan: Second Deadly Attack on NATO Troops

Plateau People Demand Expanded Stakeholders Meeting with Jonathan

Traditional Media Response to Digital Onslaught

‘Journalism Prepares You to Be An Author’

Mitt Romney to Announce his VP Pick Saturday

Syrian, Jordanian Forces Clash in Border Area

Clinton in Turkey for Syria Talks

LASUTH Apologises to Journalists

Friday, August 10, 2012

Hope Dims for Nigeria as Curtain Falls on London Games

Atta Mills Buried Amidst Encomiums

Imoke: S’Court’s Verdict on 76 Oil Wells Punitive

Power Sector Reforms: FG Summons Labour Leaders over Strike Threat

Fashola Marks 1,900 Days in Office

62 Percent Fail as WAEC Releases Results

Pro-Jonathan Group Slam Bakare, El-Rufai, Melaye

'Prisoners N200 Daily Ration Grossly Inadequate'

NNPC Says it's Bound by Provisions of FoI Act

Syrian Rebels Plan Push to Regain Ground in Aleppo

US Slams Fresh Sanctions on Assad regime, Hezbollah

JTF Recovers 9 Rocket Launchers in Maiduguri

Soyinka Chairs Centre for Black Culture

LASUTH Apologises to Journalist

British Airways’ Social Barometer

Nadja Drygalla: Runs Foul of Olympic Values

French League: Pressure On PSG to Live Up to Hype

Hiroshi Hoketsu: No Realistic Chance of Rio

NAICOM, A&G Insurance Group Differ on Suspension

Putting Smiles Back On The Faces Of Cleft, Palate Victims

London 2012: Bolt Now Eyes Third Gold Medal

Construction of 2nd Niger Bridge Begins Next Year

Israel Media Talk of Imminent Iran War

UN Issues Warning as Rebels Pull Back in Aleppo

Suicide Bomber Kills Senior U.S. Soldier in Afghanistan

UK Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Ghana Holds Funeral for Late President Atta Mills

Mexico's Drug 'Queen' Extradited to US

Three US Soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Egypt Tribes Back Sinai Offensive

European Stocks Drop as China Trade Miss Estimates

Foundation Drums Support for the Physically Challenged

Usain Bolt Fires Shot at US Great, Carl Lewis

Libyan Assembly Votes Gaddafi Opponent President

Iran Tries to Calm Syria Crisis as Violence Rages

Lawyers Claim Colorado Shooter is ‘Mentally Ill’

Algerian Brahimi Likely to Replace Annan as Syria Envoy

Plateau Crisis: Peace Bid Threatened

Security Tops Agenda as Clinton Meets with Jonathan, Ministers

NAFDAC Advocates Stiff Penalty for Drug Offenders

Kogi Deputy Governor Denies Releasing Child Traffickers

FG Completes 12 Road Projects

Oyo: No Resolution on Sacked Workers

Mobile Court Impounds 27 Vehicles in FCT

PHCN Staff Shut Down Shiroro Dam as NLC Gives FG Ultimatum

Dana Crash: Confusion Mars Release of Bodies as Mortuary Attendants Attack Journalists

Governors Seek Cut in Banks’ Lending Rates

Dana Crash: Ex-pilot Alleges Flight Crew’s Negligence

Federal Government Proposes Abrogation of Indigeneship Clause

Insecurity: UN Warns against Deprivation of Youths

Court Sacks Ondo PDP Exco

ACF Protests NUC’s Scholarship List

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Gaidam Attributes Mass Exodus to Rumours of Attack

White House Mum on Reported New Iran Nukes Warning

Zimmerman Will Seek 'Stand Your Ground' Hearing

Russia: Medvedev Hints of Chinese Threat to Far East

Assad Replaces Fugitive PM, Aleppo Rebels Pull Back

Demolition: Court Fails to Entertain Hearing, Adjourns Case to Aug.16

U.S. Stocks Set for Longest Rally Since March on Economy

Redemption Rematch: US Soccer Takes on Japan

UK: MoD Error over Troops' Body Parts

Bo Xilai Scandal: Gu Kailai's Heywood Murder Trial Ends

Standard Chartered Begins Fightback on Iran Allegations

Dana Plane Crash: Bodies of Ajuonoma, Aikhomu’s Son, 19 Others for Release Thursday

Libya: Ruling Council Hands over Power to New Assembly

Syrian Troops Push Back Rebels in Aleppo Offensive

Okorocha Accuses Council Chairmen of Seeking Tenure Elongation

Renewed Communal Clashes Claim 12 in Benue

MOSOP Accepts HYPREP for Clean-up of Ogoniland

HRW Tasks Clinton on Nigeria’s Insecurity

FG Awards Second River Niger Bridge Contract for N325m

Ezekwesili Heads Initiative on Economic Policy Expertise

How Farouk Lawan Eventually Made Saudi Trip

Police Arrest Suspected Killers of Church Members in Okene

Fuel Subsidy: FG Pays N17bn in Two Weeks

Death at Dawn as Collapsed Building Kills Three, Injures Nine in Abuja

IFC Invests $70 million in Diamond Bank

Dana Plane Crash: Bodies of Ajuonoma, Aikhomu’s Son, 19 Others for Release Thursday

Federal Govt Considers N4.9tr Budget for 2013

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Syria: Fierce Clashes in Key Aleppo District

Egypt: President Mursi Sacks Officials after Sinai Attacks

Blame Obasanjo for Bakassi’s Plight

Budget War: Dysfunctional Envelope System

FG Submits 2013 Fiscal Framework to NASS

Jonathan Off to Ghana for Attah-Mills Funeral

Plateau Attacks Will Soon Be Over, Says STF Commander

Syrian Forces Push into Aleppo Rebel Stronghold

FBI: Wisconsin Sikh Temple Gunman Killed Himself

Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Bauchi

Building Collapse Kills Three, Injures 9 in Abuja

How Farouk Lawan Eventually Travelled

Hon Farouk Lawan Eventually Travelled

Syrian Rebels Pull Back in Aleppo District

Egypt Launches Sinai Air Raids

Philippines Rushes Aid to 850,000 Flood Victims

Texas Executes 'Mentally Impaired' Convict

Olympics: Team GB Seek More Gold Medals

Standard Chartered Probe May Require Up to $700m

Judge in Google, Oracle Case Seeks Names of Paid Reporters, Bloggers

US Woes Taliban in Bid to Revive Peace Talks

White House on Syria: We learned from Iraq

NATO Worker Accused of Espionage at US Air Base

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Jonathan, Berom Leaders Meet over Plateau Crisis

Kogi Death Toll Rises to 20

Lawan Stopped at Airport from Travelling Abroad

2015: ANPP Mulls Support for Buhari

Insecurity: FG Pledges Partnership with Israel

NNPC, Firm Sign MoU on Power Supply to Refinery

Traffic Law: Receive Bribe, Face Sack, Lagos Government Warns LASTMA

Minister Presents Letters of Authority to Envoys

Power Supply Peaks at Record 4,237mw

Blackout Hits Kwara as Residents Groan

FAAC to Harmonise FG, State, LG Budgets by 2013

Kogi Deputy Governor Fingered in the Hasty Release of 267 Children, Traffickers

Pensioners Back Mimiko’s Re-election

Ripples in Edo PDP over Election Petition

Court Stops Massalla, Okwenna from Parading Selves as APGA’s Chairman, Secretary

Suswam Attributes Insecurity to Improper Education

Governors Postpone Talks on Constitution Review

Nigeria to Enjoy ‘Blend Status’ with World Bank’

Blaming the Rescuers (1)

Loughner Pleads Guilty to Tucson Shooting

Ex-bin Laden Bodyguard on German Police Watch List

Iran Backs Assad as Syrian Forces Choke off Aleppo

Syria: President Makes Rare TV Appearance

Syrian Forces Encircle Rebels in Aleppo Stronghold

FCT: FCTA Commences e-Vetting of Building Plans

Floods Paralyse Philippine Capital, Manila

UK: Journalist, Police Officer Arrested in Bribe Probe

Handgun Type Used on Sikhs is Mass Shooting Weapon of Choice

Fighter Jets Intercept Planes in Obama's Airspace

Chevron's California Refinery Fire Contained

Amokachi: I’m Alive and Well

Mississippi Church Apologises for Refusing to Host Black Wedding

Monday, August 06, 2012

Securing the Three Arms Zone

Gunmen Attack Church in Kogi, Kill 16

Hoodlums Disrupt Septuagenarian’s Funeral over Communal Crisis

Fashola Challenges FRSC’s Powers to Manage Traffic in States

Citibank, RenCap Appointed Advisers for Nationalised Banks

Federal Govt Begins Clean-up of Ogoniland

Subsidy: EFCC Suspends Arraignment of Marketers

FG: N635 Billion Spent on Wheat Importation, Wasteful

Ibrahim Suspends Newswatch Publication

Maku: Devt May Elude North if Insecurity Persists

Jonathan, Clinton to Meet on Thursday

Group Faults Lagos CJ’s Presence at Signing of Traffic Law

PHCN Privatisation: NCP Silent on Investors’ Request to Extend Bid Deadline

Annexation of Lagos: Shonekan, Others Laud Oba Dosumu

Ijaw Youths Barricade Total’s Office in Port Harcourt

JTF Destroys 5,000 Illegal Bunkering Drums

Minister Proffers Single Window System for Trade

Kano: Armed Gunmen Raid Kantin Kwari Market

Kano: Armed Robbers Invade Market

Hillary Clinton Swarmed by Bees in Malawi

White House: Assad Losing His Grip on Power

Rainfall Disrupts Commercial Activities in Kano

FCTA Goes on Demolition Frenzy, Over 10, 000 Homes to Go

Plateau Police Arrest Killer of STF Soldier, 27 Others

South China Sea: Beijing Attacks US 'Trouble-making'

Sacked Syrian Premier Defects to Jordan

NASA Rover, Curiosity, Makes Historic Mars Landing

Swiss Banks Face Slow Death as Taxman Chases Undeclared Assets

Islamists Kill 15 Egyptians, Israel Strikes Attackers

Obama 'Deeply Saddened' by Shooting at Sikh Temple

Bus Accident Kills 23 Angolan Football Fans

BASA Generates N16bn in Seven Years

You’re a Loose Cannon, Babangida Tells Clark

NMA Faults Jonathan over Failure to Assent Health Bill

NNPC, Inter-Agency C’ttee Move to Check Crude Oil Theft

Subsidy Scam: Activist Faults Police on Lawan’s Trial

Nigeria, Jamaica to Resume Oil, Gas Trade

Four Kidnap Suspects Arrested, as Obi Seals Hotel

Boko Haram Kills Ex-Commissioner, Immigration Officer in Maiduguri

Will Lagos New Traffic Laws End the Highway Torture?

2015: PDP Dismisses Opposition Alliance

Ogoni Autonomy: Diigbo Chides Amaechi

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Oyerinde’s Killers: ACN Demands Probe of SSS Report

‘Tier 1 Banks will Be Insulated from CRR Hike’

Wildfire Evacuation Orders Lifted in Oklahoma

US: Seven Dead in Shooting at Sikh Temple

Romney Wants 'Something Dramatic' to Aid Economy

Nigerian Footballer Dies During Match in Romania

Fashola: Why We're Intervening in Makoko

For Osaro Onaiwu, It’s a New Frontier

US: Several People Shot at Sikh Temple in Wisconsin

Landslide, Flooding as Heavy Rain Hits UK

Pakistan Accuses Afghanistan of Backing Taliban Enemy

Sudan to Allow Aid into Rebel-held Border Areas

Yemen Suicide Bomber Kills 30 in Abyan

Loughner to Plead Guilty in Arizona Shooting Spree

Assad's Forces Pound Rebel Stronghold in Aleppo

Fashola: Why We’re Intervening in Makoko

Syria: Assad's Planes Pound Vital Prize of Aleppo

Oklahoma Crews Battle Expanding Wildfires in Torrid Conditions

China Calls in US Diplomat over South China Sea

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Makoko: A Lagos Venice in the Making

Sokoto Blast: We Can’t be Intimidated, Says Wamakko

Nigeria’s Medal Hope Dims As Okagbare Crashes Out

State Police to Dominate Governors' Tuesday Meet

Tukur Begins PDP Reconciliation Tour after Ramadan

N3bn Target: Orji Battles Revenue Thieves in Abia

Enforce Court Order on Abuja Demolition, NHRC Tells Adoke

FIRS Clears Grey Areas in Personal Income Tax

FG Restates Commitment to Sustain Economic Growth

Okonjo-Iweala Dispels Rumour on Constituency Project

Bakassi People Seek Negotiated Settlement

Omoigui-Okauru, Ex -FIRS Boss, Joins Diamond Bank Board

Lagos New Traffic Law: NURTW Kicks Against Sack from Garages

Late Sen. Byrd's FBI Files Reveal CIA Leak Uproar

Pakistan Police Suspended after Parading Naked Couple

Iranian Pilgrims Abducted Near Shia Shrine in Syria

The Challenges Before the New NPA Boss

Model Drags Nigerian Breweries, Insight to Court

IMF Approves New Loans to Morocco, Jordan

Clinton: Kenyans Must Ensure Credible Vote

Obama Turns 51; Plays Golf, Heads to Camp David

Syrian Artillery, Aircraft Pound Rebels in Aleppo

FCTA Pays N22.4bn for Abuja Rail Project

Pirates Attack Ship off Nigeria, Kidnap Four Foreigners

US Election: Clint Eastwood Backs Romney

Wind-whipped Oklahoma Wildfires Destroy Homes

Afghan Parliament Votes to Dismiss Defense, Interior Ministers

Syrian Army, Rebels Clash Near Aleppo TV Station

‘Why We’re Pushing for State Police’

Ex-federal Prosecutor to Probe Colorado Shooting

Desperate Syria Pleads with Russia for Aid

United States Humiliation of D’ Tigers Stuns Bakare

Jobs report has something for both Obama and Romney

‘I Told Jonathan He’ll be President, But May Not Rule’

Journalist, Author Lists Ways to Find Inspiration for Writing

Wamakko Condemns Sokoto Blasts, Calls for Prayers

Syria: Atiku Laments Annan's Resignation

'We are More Than Ever Committed to Fight Terrorism'

Power Discos: Firms Plead for Extension of Bids’ Deadline

Hope Brightens as Five Nigerians Make Athletics Semi-final

Emir of Fika Escapes Suicide Bomb Attack

Bauchi PDP on Bala

Insecurity: Borno Awards N457 Irrigation Contract

Jonathan: Good Governance Will Solve Black Nations Problems

NIMET Forecasts Raises Fresh Fears of Flood in Oyo

Court Puts Demolition of Abuja Settlement on Hold

Friday, August 03, 2012

United States Humilation of D’ Tigers Stun Bakare

Syrian Army Moves on Rebels in Aleppo, Damascus

France Seizes Paris House of E’Guinea Leader's Son

Clinton Hails Gay Rights Activists in Wary Uganda

Senior Citizens: Efforts To Give Them Quality Life

“Dlamini-Zuma’s Election: Nigeria’s Crushing Defeat”- A Rejoinder

Jonathan: We are More Than Ever Committed to Fight Terrorism

Dozens Injured as Suicide Bomber Attempts Attack on Emir of Fika

India Plans Space Mission to Send a Satellite to Mars

Syrian General Among 1,000 Refugees Fleeing to Turkey

Lithuanian Fans Outraged by Olympic Racism Claim

Spain Inches Towards a Full EU Bailout

Syria: Fighting Rages Ahead of UN Assembly Vote

US Resists Losing Control of Net to UN Agency

Yemen Tribesmen Release Italian Officer

N'Korea: Kim Tells China, Economy a Priority

Thursday, August 02, 2012

In Lagos, 600 Cars Snatched in Seven Months

Nigeria’s Crude Output Hits 2.7m barrels

Police Set to Prosecute Lawan over $.62m Bribe

Okonjo-Iweala: We have Not Violated 2012 Appropriation Act

Court Bars Nnaji, NERC from Awarding Contract for Prepaid Meters

Soludo Writes for THISDAY

Plateau Govt Withdraws Patronage from MTN

FG Earmarks $100m for Health Related MDGs

‘Okonjo Iweala Lied’

Land Tussle: Ex-FCT Boss Carpets Turai, Aliero

Lagos Prohibits Drunk Driving, Eating While Driving

Power Privatisation: Rockson, Masters Energy Top Bidders’ List

Impeachment Threat is Meant to Make Executive Sit up, Says Mustapha

Nigeria, Trinidad and Tobago Bilateral Talks Focuses on Energy, Education

Oyerinde: Edo PDP Demands Apology from Oshiomhole

Pussy Riot Trial: Putin Urges Leniency for Russia Punks

Cairo Asks US to Free Last Egyptian at Guantanamo

‘Okonjo Iweala Lied’

ArcBishop of Jos Preaches Peace

Screen Icons, Caine, Freeman Talk Career Longevity

London 2012: Double Gold for Team GB

Iraq Seeking Russian Air Defense Gear

Cameron Tackles Putin on Syria in Judo Diplomacy

UN: Annan Quits as International Syria Mediator

FCTA Moves to Slash Food Price by 50%

US Jobless Claims Climbed Less Than Forecast

Reports: Chinese Teen Kills Eight in Knife Attack

London 2012: Chinese Olympic Coach Apologises

Syria: Regime 'Kills Dozens' in Damascus

Brothel Funds Taekwondo Fighter's London 2012 Training

Arsenal Hopeful of Cazorla, Sahin Deals

Clinton Begins Visit to Africa

Iran Loses $133 Million a Day over Oil Embargo

S’Africa Cuts Iran Oil Import Ahead Clinton Visit

Ecuador Wants to Avoid Assange's Extradition to Sweden

Typhoons Shut Down Most of Taiwan, China on Alert

Obama Authorizes Secret Support for Syrian Rebels

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Iraq Sees Deadliest Month in Two Years

Netanyahu Says US Warnings Won't Stop Iran

Syria: Aleppo Shootings by Rebels Condemned

Forum Challenges Govt on Cyber Security Law

Ex-Militants Petition Presidency, Amnesty Office over Neglect

Sanusi Seeks Dismissal of Plagiarism Suit

Nigeria, Trinidad and Tobago Will Soon Have Direct Flights, Says Jonathan

PHCN Privatisation: NUPENG Calls for Extension of Bid Process

Jos Crisis: IG Gives AIG, CP 14-day Ultimatum

Tribunal Orders TSKJ to Pay N49 Billion

N2bn Cash Not Found in My Residence, Says Ex-Perm Sec

Abuja Land: Patience Jonathan, Tura’i Yar’Adua Talk Hits Brick Wall

FG: Nigeria to Become Investors Haven

US: Nigeria Not Doing Enough to Check Terrorism

Subsidy Trial: Oil Marketers Granted Bail

Alison-Madueke: New PIB Will Help Boost Output

Clark Accuses Govs of Opposing Jonathan

SSS Parades Suspected Killers of Oshiomhole’s Aide

Presidency: Why There is No Mass Release of Budget Funds

Egypt PM Draws on Technocrats, Islamists in New Govt

Clinton Says Africa Must Live Up to Democratic Promise

George Zimmerman: Judge Refuses to Step Down

Putin to Trade Diplomatic Blows with Cameron

UK Court Orders Akingbola to Pay Access Bank £654m

FG Plans to Use Prison Inmates for Agric Development

Kano: Police Find, Detonate Four Bombs

Assad: Fate of Syria at Stake

Maj. Al-Mustapha Loses Mother

Israel ultra-Orthodox lose army exemption

Romney’s Picture Sends Woman’s Boyfriend into Jealous Rage

China Labors, Asian Exporters Suffer Weak Trade

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Oando, Honeywell, 52 Others Bid for Power Discos

US: States, Politicians Stoke Sectarian Violence in Nigeria

UK Court Orders Akingbola to Pay Access Bank £654m

State Police: Jang Disowns Northern Governors

Blair, Jonathan Hold Closed Door Talks

Lawyers Drag Jonathan to Court for Breach of Fiscal Responsibility Act

JTF Kills Two, Intercepts 8 Rocket Launchers in Borno

Obaigbena Tasks FG on Good Governance, Security

Police, Bank Work Out Security Options

Jonathan’s Delivered on Nine New Varsities, Says Minister

Police Arrest Two Suspects over Attacks on Vice President’s House

EFCC Withdraws Case against Four Oil Marketers

Tears Flow Again as CBN Remembers Plane Crash Victims

Dana Pilot Alerted Me of Dual Engine Failure, Says Air Controller

NNPC-NPDC, ND Western Takeover OML 34

'How to Attract Investors Back to Stock Market'

Multiverse Diversifies to Solid Minerals Exploration

Market Makers Set to Commence Operations

FCMB Declares N6.7bn Profit at Half Year

AMCON to Unveil Financial Advisers for Nationalised Banks Before Monday

Lagos Agency Redesigns Oshodi-Apapa Express Way

Crisis in PFAs and Transfer of Pension Assets

Nationalised Banks, One Year After

UBA: Realising the African Dream

Shareholders Ask Courteville for Higher Dividends

Lawyers: Gaddafi’s Son Can’t Get Fair Trial in Libya

Obama Tightens Sanctions on Banks Helping Iran Sell Oil

Syrian Aircraft Strike Aleppo, Rebels Claim Successes

‘How to Attract Investors Back to Stock Market’

Recruitment Firms as Agents of Forced Labour, Human Trafficking

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