This Day News Archive for September 2012

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Army Arrests Immigration Officer, Others over Boko Haram Links

Pope Butler’s Evidence Thrown Out

Last Westerner Leaves Guantanamo Bay

World Powers Push Syria's Opposition to Unite

Bomb Kills Two Police Near Afghan Training Academy

Libya thwarts planned anti-militia protests

Deadly Floods Hit Southern Spain

Turkey Warns Syria after Mortar Strike

Traitor or Whistle-blower? Pope's Butler Goes on Trial

Blatter Tells FIFA Advisers to Curb Criticism

Somalia: Al Shabaab Pull Out of Last Stronghold

US Intelligence Takes Blame for Mixed Libya Attack Messages

From Mexico, The Bahamas to Jamaica: Nollywood is Rebranding Nigeria


Legal Framework for New National Carrier Ready

Foremost Islamic Scholar Lateef Adegbite Dies at 79

SNC: N’Assembly Plans Dialogue to Douse Agitation

Sons and Daughters of Independence Heroes

Refugees Commission Donates Relief Materials to Displaced Persons along Benue River

JTF Arrests Immigration Officer Member of Boko Haram

Ihejirika: Army to Engage Services of Retired Officers

Security Experts Call for Special Courts, Political Will to Tackle Terrorism

Alleged N10.9bn Theft: Witness Absolves Ex-FinBank Directors of Guilt

Sambo Directs Speedy Evacuation of Power

Slain Banker's Trial: Prof. Obafunwa to Testify October 15

Abubakar Berates Past IGs for Neglecting Peacekeepers' Welfare

Right-Of-Reply: Whose Bully is Dele Momodu?

Hajj Dispute: FG Delegation Yet to Depart for S’Arabia

Jonathan: Opposition to PIB Expected, But Reforms Must Go On

Jonathan’s Pledge at the UN

Friday, September 28, 2012

Boycott of Nations Cup in S’Africa Caused Slide in Our Football’

Obama, Netanyahu United Against Iran Nuclear Drive

Much Ado About Match Bonuses

Ihejirika: Army to Engage the Services of Retired Officers

At UN, Rwanda Defiantly Rejects Claims of Congo Rebel Support

Israelis See no Iran War this Year after Netanyahu's Speech

‘Gospel of Jesus' Wife’ Fragment is Fake, Vatican Says

Al Qaeda Convicts Flee in Iraq Jailbreak

UK: Megan Stammers Found in France with Teacher

Syrians Moved Some Chemical Weapons to Boost Security

Kenya Troops Fight on Beaches in Assault on Somali Rebel City

Police: Minn. Office Shooter Kills Four, Then Self

US: Man Shoots Own Son in 'Burglary'

China Accuses Disgraced Bo Xilai of Multiple Crimes

Plane Carrying 19 People Crashes in Nepal

US Temporarily Reduces Staff in Libyan Embassy

US: Court Denies Bail for 'Anti-Islam Film' Man

Syria Rebels: Launch 'Decisive Battle' in Aleppo

Thursday, September 27, 2012

FG Delegation Off to S’Arabia on Pilgrim Rescue Mission

We’re Winning War against Boko Haram, Says Jonathan

Jonathan: Economy Key to Nigeria’s Foreign Policy

NECO Releases June/July Results, Records Improvement

Suspicious Object Causes Panic at Lagos US Consulate

HoS Blames Babangida for Rot in Civil Service

Fuel Scarcity Bites Harder as Demand Exceeds Supply

FG Reopens Lokoja-Abuja Road, as Floods Submerge Lagos, More Towns

Alison-Madueke: Why FG Seeks Increased Take in Offshore Oil Blocks

Chinese Firm, ZTE Mulls Telecoms Venture

One Killed as Robbers Attack NEMA Rescue Team

Sacked Workers Sue Air Nigeria

Amaechi Donates 35 Vehicles to Security Agencies

Lagos Unveils Measures to Check Alcohol, Cocaine Consumption

Makoko to Get Floating School

FG Threatens Corrupt SUBEB Officials, Book Publishers

Court to Hear Contempt Suit against FCMB Chiefs Friday

Tukur Denies Receiving N1bn from Govs

Slowly, Security Gets Better

Arik’s Travails and Burden of Air Passengers

World’s Biggest Ferris Wheel Will Anchor Staten Island Complex

CIS Advises Investors on Market Opportunities

Training Ship Empire State VI, a Different World

Syria Tells Rebels on Mobile Phones: ‘Game Over’

Britain: Hague Meets Ecuador's Top Diplomat in US on Assange

Abbas Accuses Israel of 'Ethnic Cleansing'

Netanyahu Brings Fears about Iran to UN

Nigeria’s Foreign Policy to Attract Support for Economy, Says Jonathan

Kano: Police Seize Arms Cache, Arrest Two Suspects

Mugabe Sets Timetable for Zimbabwe Polls

Spanish Magazine Publishes Mohammad Cartoon

Three Arraigned over Cynthia's Murder

Mugabe: Gaddafi's Death as Tragic as US Envoy's

China Slams Japan PM's Island Comments

300 Killed in Single Day in Syria, Group Says

Netanyahu to Press for Iran ‘Red Line’ in U N Speech

Jonathan: Our Boko Haram Crack Down Paying Off

Cameron First UK PM on Letterman Show

Turkey: Erdogan Signals Talks with Kurdish Militants Possible

WikiLeaks' Assange Mocks Obama via Video at UN Event

Marines Capture Key Mexico Zetas Drug Lord

Tribunal Disqualifies Self from PDP Candidate’s Petition Against Oshiomhole

Saudi Arabia Gets Ultimatum on Detained Female Pilgrims

SSS Quizzes SEC Union Leaders over Alleged Disturbance

FG to Spend N1.3bn on Lagos-Abuja, Four Other Fast Rail Lines

Three Arraigned over Cynthia’s Murder

Boko Haram Torches College in Borno

$1bn to be Generated from Sale of Gencos

FG Fears Flooding May Cause Food Crisis

Jonathan: I Won’t Cling to Power

Northern Govs Panel, Shell Pick Holes in PIB

...We Saw Hell in Medina, Lament Deported Pilgrims

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Death of Okada Rider, Cultists Causes Panic in Kaduna, Plateau

Atuche: Bank PHB Monies Were Advanced to Churches, Says Witness

CJN Cautions New Justices

Policeman, Pregnant Woman Killed in Foiled Robbery Attack

Tanker Explosion Kills Policeman, 20 Others in Niger

NIMET: Expect More Natural Disasters

Lagos Promises Crime-free Ember Months

Danjuma: Rich Nigerians Should Use Wealth to Fight Poverty

Aviation Stakeholders Decry Arik Air’s Ban Order

NECO: FG Moves against Certificate Forgery

Police, NCC Clamp Down on Dealers of Fake SIM Cards

PDP Challenges Mimiko on State of Ondo Finances

Amnesty Office Suspends Six Officials

Libya: Militia Leader Plays Down Shift to Military Command

Egypt: No Need to Amend Treaty with Israel

Russia: Billionaire Putin Critic Faces Five Years Jail

Merkel Cancels Tunisia Trip, Media Cites Anti-Islam Film Worries

UK: Judge Halts Abu Hamza's Extradition

Pakistan Islamist Accuses Obama of Religious War on Muslims

Adele's Bond Track Lyrics Revealed

Tycoon Offers $65m to Any Man who Marries Gay Daughter

171 Deported Female Pilgrims Arrive Kano

AMCON Recommends Geometric, NITEL, Cross River’s Delisting from Debtors’ List

AMCON Recommends Geometric, NITEL, Cross River’s Delisting from Debtors’ List

S’Africa ANC Rebel, Malema, Charged with Money-laundering

Iran: Ahmadinejad Pushes New World Order

'Severe' Mood as Japan-China Ministers Meet over Islands

Bombers 'Target Syrian Army HQ'

AU Official: Mali's Interim Leaders Can Manage Crisis

Greece Set for Anti-austerity General Strike

Turkey Blast Kills Seven in Tunceli

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

CAN Alleges Lopsidedness in Composition of Northern Peace Panel

Many Lagos Drivers are Sick, Alcoholics or Drug Addicts, Says Govt

IBB, Otedola, Elumelu-backed Groups Win Bids for Power Plants

AMCON Recommends Geometric, NITEL, Cross River’s Delisting from Debtors’ List

Excess Crude Account: States Offer New Settlement Terms

NNPC Raises Supply to Kaduna Refinery by Four Million Litres

Court Adjourns el-Rufai’s Land Trial Till Nov 8

Presidency Accused of Delaying Implementation of HYPPADEC Bill

Cynthia’s Murder: No Need to Ban Social Media, Internet, Says Minister

$15m Ibori Bribe: Clark Calls for Sack of Lamorde, Others

Arik Air Bars FAAN Boss, Others from its Flights

Lagos Robbery Attack: Police Arrest Three Suspects

Tension Heightens at SEC over Query of Union Leader

2015: Presidency Moves to Checkmate Opposition

Anti-Islam Film: Jonathan Flays Denigration of Religious Beliefs

Israel Quiet on Ahmadinejad as Yom Kippur Descends

World Muslim Group Demands Laws against 'Islamophobia'

World Muslim Group Demands Laws against ‘Islamophobia’

Opposition Unites At Leadership Conference

House: Demand with a Familiar Ring

Unrelenting Turaki

Between Banks’ Investment Strategy and Economic Growth

The Gathering Storm: Fuel Subsidy Removal Again

FG's Power Reform on Course- Peterside

Kabo, Max Air Begin Airlift of 3,000 FCT Pilgrims

NFF, Minister’s Differences Stall Technical Director’s Search

Man's Failing Heart Heals Itself on Day of Emergency Transplant

‘VFS Makes Visa Application Process Easy in Nigeria’

Libya's Army Evicts Unauthorized Militias

Obama Warns Iran, Extremists in UN General Assembly Speech

Rebels: Bombs Explode at Security Site in Damascus

Obama Warns Iran on Nuclear Bid, Urges Unity on Embassy Attacks

Colombian Peace Deal Would Not End All Violence

S’Africa's Malema to Face Corruption Hearing

Abu Hamza Extradition Imminent

China Announces Formal Handover of First Aircraft Carrier

Clinton Offers More US Help as Libya Battles Militias

Japan fires water cannon to turn away Taiwan boats

Boko Haram Chief Killed in Adamawa, 156 Arrested

Power Assets Sale: IBB, Akhigbe, Others Enter Final Lap Tuesday

Obama: My Romney Ads Sometimes Go Overboard

Taliban Release Video on Afghan Base Attackers

Syria Mediator Tells UN He Has a Few Ideas, No Plan

Iran Tests Home-built Anti-aircraft System

FG Releases N710.4bn Capital Vote to MDAs

400 Nigerian Women Detained in Saudi Arabia

Flood Havoc: Travellers Still Stranded on Abuja-Lokoja Highway, as More Communities Get Submerged

Judge’s Transfer Stalls Bankole’s Trial

Monday, September 24, 2012

NUT Strike Affects Resumption of Schools in Lagos

Bi-Courtney Commences Work on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Mukhtar Makes Computer Knowledge Compulsory for Judges, Support Staff

States with Solid Minerals May Benefit from Derivation Fund

Fashola Charges LASTMA, KAI Officials to Respect Peoples’ Rights

Police Arrest NSPMC Staff with N.9m Fake Money

Bonny Youths Rue Delay in Take off of Gas Polytechnic

Climate Change Threatens Global Food Security

Three Suspected Kidnappers Paraded in Lagos

Night Grazing Banned in Plateau

Ozuah: Police Maintain Innocence as Principal Witness Flees

. . . Petitions NBC over Airtime on OSRC

Gunmen Kidnap PDP Chieftain, Kill Security Guard

Maintaining Integrity of Power Reform

Nasarawa Governor Escapes Auto Accident, Three Killed

2012 Budget: FG Releases N710.4bn to MDAs, Cash-backs N535.2bn

Minister: FCTA Demolished Over 124, 000 Homes

Jonathan Assures UN of Commitment to Rule of Law

Terry's England Retirement 'Disappoints' Hodgson

Floods, Landslides Displace 1m in India; 33 Dead

Israel: Ex-PM, Olmert, Spared Jail in Corruption Case

Ahmadinejad: Iran Ready to Defend Against Israeli Attack

Boko Haram Kingpin Shot Dead in Adamawa

Japan Protests as Chinese Ships Enter Disputed Waters

Nigerias Economic Prosperity will be Determined by Her Quality of Leaders

Terry Personal Hearing over Anton Ferdinand FA Charge Begins

Somalia: Kenyan Troops 'Shoot Dead Somali Civilians'

Britain, Canada to Have Joint Diplomatic Missions Overseas

China Jails Ex-police Chief, Closes in on Disgraced Bo

UN Chief Warns Iran's Ahmadinejad on Fiery Rhetoric

China Surveillance Ships Enter Waters Near Disputed Islands

Cote d’Ivoire to Reopen Air Space with Ghana

La Liga: Real Game Abandoned after Rayo Lights Sabotaged

At 16, Bayelsa Leaves the Past Behind

Rescue Agenda as Imo’s Development Vehicle

Folarin Comes Under Fire

Firm Grabs Facility Management Award

Gwarinpa Estate Residents Say City’s Being Reduced to Slum

‘Generator Use Increases Environmental Pollution’

FG Bemoans Loss to Floods

Lagos Land Information System Goes Online Soon

‘CBN’s Blacklisting of Debtors is Unlikely to Threaten Power Bids’

Passengers Scramble for Tickets as Arik Resumes Flights

Five Killed in Bauchi Church Bomb Attack

Jonathan May Agree to Remove Oteh, Maina

Buhari, Bafarawa Meet over Disunity in the North

Presidency Cautions against Impeachment Threats

Foundation Empowers Youths for Job Creation

Ahmed Warns Students against Cultism

NEITI to Pursue Recovery of $9.8bn Oil Proceeds

Flood Sacks Millions from Homes in Kogi, Benue, Edo, Imo

Bishops Tackle FG over $11.3m Family Planning Fund

Father of Two Killed in Makurdi

Bunkering: JTF, Community Youths in Violent Clash

Seawolf Signs N22bn Drilling Contract with ExxonMobil

NDIC, CBN Beef up Risk Supervision in Banks

Ugochukwu Ozuah: Married on Saturday, Killed Thursday

I Sponsor My Foreign Trips, Says Fayemi

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Garlands For Madam First Lady

FBN Holdco Structure Excites Shareholders

Market-making Helps to Sustain Equities Rally

Clinton Summit Draws New Leaders of Egypt, Libya

Iran Accuses IAEA of Passing Nuclear Secrets to Israel

Former Russia Defence Chief, Grachev, Dies

Dangerous, Deepening Divide Between Islamic World, West

Commander Says Iran Could Launch Pre-emptive Strike on Israel

Libya Leader Vows to Disband Illegal Militias

Suicide Bomber Kills Three in Bauchi Church

Bomb Explosion Rocks Bauchi

Anti-Islam Film Bounty Condemned

Libyan Militia in Derna 'to Disband'

UK: Church Services for Shot Officers

Blowing the President’s Trumpet

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Muslims in Kano Protest Blasphemous Video

Jonathan Heads for UN General Assembly in New York

Relief for Passengers as Arik Resumes Operations Today

Constitution Review: Public Hearing Holds Next Month

Lawyers Differ on Proposed Move

Assembly Considers New Move to Enforce Resolutions

Firm Holds Business Devt, Leadership Forum

Flooding: Presidential Committee Visits Lokoja

NEXIM Bank Gives N23bn Credit to Small Businesses

Abuja Light Rail: N178m Earmarked for Compensation

Lam Adesina’s Health Worsens

Sambo, Sultan Urge Nigerians to Embrace Peace, Unity

U.S. Stops 20 Iran Officials Attending U.N. Assembly

Victor Umeh: We’re Committed to Igbo Presidency in 2015

Why Did PDP Governors Shun Tukur’s Birthday Book Launch?

Redefining Disaster Mitigation and Response

Akinjide: Justice Mukhtar Has Made History

Frederick Isiotan Fasehun at 77

Four Arrested over Wave of Kidnappings in Mozambique

Obama Aims for Wisconsin, Romney Seeks California Cash

Al Qaeda Foe Survives Yemen Suicide bombing

Oil Theft Allegation: NIMASA, Capt. Ihenacho on Warpath

Mainstreet Bank: Stakeholders Caution Labour, Counsel Management

LCCI Calls for Intervention Fund

Inside Oyakhilome’s Loveworld Plus

Bounty on Anti-Islam Filmmaker

Cameroon: Ex-Minister Jailed 25-years for 'Albatross' Case

Free Syrian Army 'Move Command Centre Inside Syria'

Muslims in Kano Protest Anti-Islam Film

FG Directs Arik to Resume Operations, Apologises to Customers

Arik Air Resumes Operations

Premier League Clubs to Discuss Financial Controls

Rebels Down Fighter Jet in Northern Syria

Iran: Revolutionary Guard Expects Israel to Launch War

Libyans Storm Militia in Backlash of US Attack

US Secret Service Not Compromised During Colombia Prostitute Scandal

Australian Catholic Church Admits Abuse

Eni Akinshola: From Newsroom to the Soap Box

A shot in the arm for tourism at french travel market

Friday, September 21, 2012

Why Pastors are Not Immune from Marital Challenges

Mixed Reactions Trail CBN's Blacklist of AMCON Debtors

Jonathan to Present 2013 Budget to N’Assembly October 4

As Fuel Scarcity Bites...Senate Summons Diezani, NNPC Boss

UniAbuja: Panel Recommends Scrapping of Unaccredited Courses

CDS Reiterates Commitment to Stamp Out Terrorism

Soyinka Says President Alienated from Nation's Pulse

N558 Fraud: Ehindero, Obaniyi Have Case to Answer

AMCON: Nestoil Not an Obligor, Not Blacklisted

Flood Takes Over Roads in Lokoja

Islamic Group Calls for Restraint

FG to Train 5,000 Youths

Aviation Workers Call Off Action Against Arik

OPL: Kogi, Enugu Claims to be Decided by Boundary Commission, Says ANSG

IPMAN Explains Rationing of Petroleum Products

Microsoft Uncovers Pre-Virus Infected PC Factory

Scrap The Senate...Will Senator Tinubu Back Asiwaju Tinubu on This?

DStv Mobile unveils the new iDrifta and Walka

Libyan Official: Eight People Arrested over Benghazi Attack

Syria's Neighbours Seek Extension of UN War Crimes Inquiry

Turkey: Three Army Generals Jailed for 'Coup Plot'

Israeli Soldier, Three Gunmen Killed on Egypt Border

Tiger Leads at Tour Championship

S’Africa Issues Arrest Warrant for Julius Malema

Iraq Blocks Syria-bound North Korean Plane, Suspects Weapons Cargo

Rio 2016 Employees Accused of Stealing London 2012 Documents

…Blacklisting Threatens Power Bids of Nestoil, Geometric, Amperion

AngloGold Workers Strike at South African Mine

China: Xi Seeks to Reassure Southeast Asia on Sea Dispute

French Muslim Leader Urges Calm as Mohammad Cartoons Republished

China, Japan Shadow Boxing over Rocks - for Now

Pakistani Protesters Clash with Police on Muslim ‘Day of Love’

European Stocks Gain on Spain Bailout Speculation

List of AMCON Debtors-N5 BillionN and Above

US Ends Ban on New Zealand Naval Ship Visits

Tensions High for Day of Anti-Islam Film Protests

Lagos NUJ Media Games Begin Oct 6

US Surge Troops Out of Afghanistan

Banks Stopped from Lending to Otedola, Dantata, 417 Others

…Blacklisting Threatens Power Bids of Nestoil, Geometric, Amperion

Passengers Stranded as Arik Air Suspends Flights

…Blacklisting Threatens Power Bids of Nestoil, Geometric, Amperion

Jonathan Halts Currency Restructuring, Issuance of N5,000 Note

BPP, PTDF Quarrel over Oil and Gas Museum Contract

US: Why Didn’t Label Boko Haram Terrorist Group

Excess Crude Account: Govs Head Back to Supreme Court

Power Supply Drops Despite FG’s Denial

Lawmakers Warn against Delay in 2013 Budget Presentation

Nigerian Couple Jailed in the UK for Fraudulent Benefit Claims

National Census to Hold in 2016

Thursday, September 20, 2012

IBB: Disintegration Not an Option for Nigeria

JTF Kills Boko Haram Leaders in Maiduguri

N7.3bn Refund: S’Court to Hear Northern Governors’ Claim Next Year

N5,000 Note: Senate Hits Back at Maku

Drilling Accountability into Education

Tabloid Unveils Winners of Best Maritime PRO

Single Parenting: Living with the Trend

Fayemi: Eyes on the Future

US: Judge Rejects Anti-Islam Film Ban

Why FG's Suspending Introduction of N5,000 Note, By Abati

US Deputy Secretary of State Visits Libya after Deadly Attack

State Dept Warns Americans against Travel to Pakistan

Syria: Iraq Denies Iran Airspace Arms Claims

Ndukwe, Ovia Co-Chair Presidential C’ttee on Broadband Penetration

Excess Crude Account: NEC Prevails on FG, NGF to Settle

S’African Miners Return to Work as Unrest Spreads

In Spain, Economic Crisis Fans Catalan Separatism

Romney to Unveil More Aggressive Campaign Schedule

Syria: Helicopter Crashes Near Damascus

Indians Strike over Supermarket Reforms

Arik Air Suspends Operations

Colombian Drug Baron Captured in Public Phone Booth

UN Chief: Anti-Islam Filmmaker Abused Freedom of Expression

Aung San Suu Kyi Finally Receives US Congressional Medal

British Soldier Has Baby in Afghanistan

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Sony Mobile Declines from Windows Phone

Villas-Boas Has Confidence in Injury Hit Tottenham Squad

US Official: Benghazi Consulate was Terrorist Attack

Actress in Anti-Muslim Film Sues for Removal

Senate Confirms Receipt 2013-15 Medium Term Expenditure Framework

Amnesty Camp in Cross River Looted

FG, Shareholders Make $51bn from NLNG in 13 years

$620,000 Bribe: Police Mull Prosecution of Lawan, Jagaba

Jonathan Reconsiders Issuance of N5,000 Notes

Fashola Restates Call for Granting Special Status to Lagos

Petrol Scarcity May Linger

US Investors to Put $6bn in Agric Sector

FG Approves Sugar Master Plan

World Bank Chieftain to Speak on Cashless Policy

China Implicates Bo Xilai in Criminal Case for First Time

Namadi Sambo Urges Intending Pilgrims to Pray for Nigeria

NSITF Boss Advises Nigerian Workers

Richest 400 Americans Net Worth Hits $1.7 trillion

Somali Rebels Pour Back into Kismayu, Fears of Showdown Mount

Romney Tries to Change Subject

China's Xi Says Japan's Purchase of Disputed Isles a Farce

Pakistani Military Says Kills 29 Taliban Near Afghan Border

Beijing Demonstrators Damage US Ambassador's Car

Rebels Tear Down Syrian Flag at Turkey Border Post

Russsia Expels USAID Development Agency

France in Embassy Alert over Prophet Muhammad Cartoons

S’Africa Police Fire at Marikana Mine Protesters

Chicago Teachers Vote to Return to Classroom

An Endless Wait For a City University

Obama Chides Romney over Remarks

Mexico Gas Plant Blast Kills 26

UK: Police Women Killer Suspect 'Was on Bail'

China's Xi Jinping meets Panetta

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Firm Puts PHCN Liabilities at over N392bn

NIMASA Gets Ultimatum to Vacate Integrated Oil’s Depot

Controversy Trails Death of Two Workers in Chinese Firm

Wike: FG to Revive Vocational Education

EFCC, ICPC, CCB Plan Collaboration to Fight Corruption

Ijaws Threaten to Shut Down Flow Stations over 13% Derivation Fund

Jonathan: I Need More Time to Develop Nigeria

FG Commences $10m Abuja Pedestrian Bridges

30 Communities Submerged in Taraba Flooding

Governors Meet Today on Excess Crude, N5,000 Notes

Jang Alleges Fresh Plot to Attack Plateau

NEITI: NNPC, Oil Firms in $8bn Legal Tussle over Royalty, Tax Computations Chineme Okafor

CBN Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged at 12 Per Cent

Tambuwal: Why House Insists on Full Implementation of Budget

Suspects Arrested over Robbers’ Raid on Lagos

Oando, Honeywell, Integrated Energy, Vigeo, 17 Others to Bid for Discos

National Assembly Tells CBN to Shelve N5,000 Banknote

JTF Discovers 36 Bombs in Boko Haram Hideout

No Plan to Relocate Electoral Institute, Says Commission

Atiku Advocates Return to Regionalism

Gani Fawehinmi Foundation Supports Indigent Students

Nigerian Universities Need Full Autonomy to Succeed, Says Babalakin

NBTE Visitation Panel to IMT Concludes Sitting

Udughan Releases N150m for Car Loan to DELSU Lecturers

60 Niger Delta Pupils Get Shell Scholarship

Okebukola Heads King’s College’s Governing Board

Fayose Returns to Reckoning

New Library Science Curriculum for Varsities, Underway

Suu Kyi, in US Visit, Says Myanmar Reforms ‘First Hurdle’

Syrian Rebels Battle Assad Forces Near Turkish Border

CIIN Condemns Planned Introduction of N5,000 Bank Note

‘Reforms Will Increase PFAs’ Patronage of Stock Market’

Refocusing the Debate on Coins

Deloitte Launches Profitability Solution

S’Africa's Lonmin Miners Accept Pay Rise to End Strike

Deadly Attack on Troop Convoy in South-east Turkey

IAEA Renews Pressure on Iran After ‘Terrorist’ Outburst

NATO Curbs Afghan Joint Patrols over 'Insider' Attacks

Jang Accuses Fulani of Fresh Plot to Attack Plateau

Kufour: Imbalanced Devt Causes Insecurity in Nigeria

Obada Charges Security Agencies to Tackle Cyber Crime

Ex-Controller General of Prisons Dies in Bauchi

Maternal/Infant Mortality: FG to Engage 9, 000 Midwives, Nurses

Kate Photos: French Court Stops Magazine

Mancini: Aguero May Feature Against Madrid

UEFA League: Arsenal Expect Aggressive Montpellier

More Than 130 Escape from Mexican Prison on US Border

Qaeda in N’Africa Urges Killing of More US Envoys

S.Africa Bonds Ease, Rand Softens on Mine Deal Hopes

Poll: Obama's Lead over Romney Narrows to Five Points

Intel Agencies Warned US Embassy in Egypt of Possible Violence

Afghanistan: Suicide Bomber Hits Kabul Bus, 12 Killed

Enugu to Spend N137m on Sports Facilities

Kogi Governor, Speaker on the Warpath

Shenhua Insists Drogba Row Not Over Yet

Libya Sacks Benghazi Security Chiefs after US Attacks

Video Shows Libyans Helping Rescue US Ambassador After Attack

Monday, September 17, 2012

Gunmen Shoot Ex-Controller General of Prisons, Kill Warder

Germany Seeks Protection for Embassies in Nigeria, Other Countries

NNPC Increases Fuel Supply to Marketers

Gunmen, Flood Kill 16 in Bauchi

JTF Kills Islamic Sect Kingpin, Arrests Two Others

89 Schools Affected as Floods Ravage Adamawa State

FG: Indicted Recipients to Be Stripped of National Honours

Ex-Army Chief Profers Solutions to Boko Haram Menace

MTN: Our Fibre Lines Were Cut During Boko Haram’s Attacks

Jonathan Leads Nigerian Delegation to 2012 ITU

Amaechi: Don’t Blame Us for Collapsed Bridge

Guild of Editors Urges Proactive Steps to Tackle Insecurity

BPE: Privatisation Unhurt by Nnaji’s Exit

Moro Insists He is Not a Gunrunner

Jonathan Pushes for More Reform in Judiciary

Funds Utilisation: National Assembly Lauds Amnesty Programme

N5,000 Banknote: NLC Leader Cautions Govt

Soyinka Tasks FG over ICJ Ruling on Bakassi

Students Petition EKSU VC over Delay in Exam Results

Lawmaker Seeks Assistance for Community

Policy on Health Information Mgt for Review

Nigerian Firm Commences Oil Drilling in Iraq

Customs Hopeful of Meeting N1trn Target

OPEC’s Oil Output Hits 31.54mbpd

Oil Firm Plans Mass Employment for Koko Youths

Gunmen Shoot Ex-comptroller General of Prisons, Kill Prison Warder in Bauchi

Funds Utlisation: National Assembly Lauds Amnesty Programme

Nine Feared Killed by Unknown Gunmen in Bauchi

Magazine Defies Royals with 26-page Spread

Hezbollah Leader Warns US over Prophet Film

Myanmar's Suu Kyi Begins Landmark US Visit

Jonathan Says Adenuga’s Feat Must Be Applauded

Turkey: Kurdish PKK Takes 500 Casualties

Anti-Islam Film: Fresh Protests Erupt Around Muslim world

JTF Kills Terrorist Kingpin in Kano, Arrest Two

Adamawa Cries Out as Flood Washes Away 89 Schools

China Tensions Force Japanese Companies to Retreat

Chicago Teachers Extend Strike, Mayor Seeks Injunction

17 Mutilated Bodies Found in Central Mexico

US, Russian Space Trio Lands in Kazakhstan

Shock, Eulogies Trail Oluwole Adeosun’s Death at 74

ACN, LP Clash over Allegations of Impersonation

MOC Gives Thumbs Up to Preparation for Eko 2012

Obama Crams for Debates, Works on Being Concise

Pakistan Protesters March on US Consulate, One Dead

Western Embassies Edgy as Muslim Anger at Film Simmers

Teriba: Coins Will Ease Retail Transactions

Dragnet Harps on Computer-based Test

Ojikutu Sues Fashola over Pension

Nigerian Economy Grows 6.28% as Inflation Eases to 11.7%

Local Content: Shell, Banks Create $5bn Fund for Contractors

Manufacturers, Analysts Want Interest Rate Reduced as MPC Meets

‘Access Bank is Benefiting from Delay in Subsidy Payments’

FG Generates N3 Trillion in Eight Months

Shock, Eulogies Trail Oluwole Adeosun’s Death at 74

Northern Governors Seek More Funding for Security

Traffic Law: Fashola Calls for Compliance

Soldiers Destroys 50 Illegal Refineries, Arrest 12 for Piracy

Lagos Shuts 15 Clinics, Hospitals

Beautification Law Not to Punish Lagosians, Says Bello

Cynthia: Driver Denies Conniving with Suspects

CNPP Faults FG’s $1.1bn Chinese Loan

Ihenacho Threatens to Sue Nimasa

Fuel Queues Surface in Lagos as Saraki Calls for Summit

Nigeria Exports $1.35bn Worth of Non-oil Products

‘Why Dickson is Spearheading Construction of Bayelsa Airport’

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Monday Discourse: The Patriots: Reviving the 'Nationalists'

Cynthia’s Murder: NOA Awards for Seven Policemen

Afghanistan: NATO Air Strike 'Kills Eight Women'

Netanyahu: Iran on Brink of Nuclear Bomb

Gunmen kill NSCDC Officer, Wife, Daughter, Brother in Kano

Boko Haram: Nigeria Army Compensates Families of Slain soldiers

Afghanistan: Six Troops Die in Weekend 'Insider' Attacks

Panetta: Violence Leveling Off; Protests to Continue

Pope Urges Arab Leaders to Work for Peace

Zimbabwe: PM Tsvangirai Marries Despite Court Ban

Pope to Celebrate Open-air Mass in Beirut

Film Protests: US Orders Staff Out of Tunisia, Sudan

A Call to Order

A Lunge into Marketing Communications

Uduaghan Moves to Rescue Warri from Filth

Saturday, September 15, 2012

RSUST: ASUU Condemns Plans to Commence Exams

Bowill Errands Holds Lecture on Courier Industry

Derivation: Delta Ethnic Council Wants to Manage Fund

Calm Returns to Jos as US Authorities Quiz Anti-Islam Filmmaker

Encomiums as Bamanga Tukur Turns 77

Corruption: EFCC Moves intoJudiciary, Closes in on 5 Judges

Cynthia’s Murder: NOA Awards for Seven Policemen

Drug Counterfeiting not Peculiar to Nigeria, Says Sproxil CEO

Gun Running Saga: NSCDC Clears Abba Moro

Experts Predict Naira Stability to Endure

When the Gatekeepers Brainstormed on National Security

Morocco Fires Belgian Coach, Gerets

Libya Identifies 50 Involved in US Attack

Pope Urges Lebanon to Set an Example for Co-existence

Israeli Official Signals No War Imminent with Iran

Air Crashes in Nigeria, Sacrificial Cycles and Weekend Phenomenon

Adenuga: Loud Ovation for a Silent Achiever

Sani Danladi: As the Storm Breaks

Much Ado About State Symbols

I’ll leave a Legacy on Monetary Reform Policy, Says Sanusi Lamido

Gun Running: NSCDC Clears Abba Moro of Involvement

Turkey to Provide Egypt with $2bn in Finance

US Scrambles to Rush Spies, Drones to Libya

Afghan Policeman Kills Two NATO Soldiers

Federal Officers Question California Man Linked to Anti-Islam Film

STB McCann Shops For New Md

Afghanistan: Taliban Confirm Prince Harry was Attack Target

Google Rejects White House Request to pull Mohammad Film Clip

China: Xi Finally Appears in Public Amid Rumours over Health

Afghanistan: Taliban Attack 'Revenge for Film'

‘Lagos Multiple Robbery a Wake-Up Call’

Gambia's President Says Suspending Executions, For Now

‘Pipeline Vandals are Enemies of Nigerian State’

East-West Road: A Clog on the Wheel of Niger Delta Development

‘Lagos multiple robbery A WAKE-UP CALL’

Friday, September 14, 2012

NAPTIP Rescues 10 Trafficked Victims

MMIA to Benefit from $500m China Exim Bank Facility

Regional Security: Jonathan in Closed-Door Meeting with Oauttara, Yayi

Be Decisive in Anti-Corruption Fight, Catholic Bishops Charge Jonathan

NEITI Summons NNPC, Shell Others to Validate Oil Payments

Oyerinde: Court Awards N5 million to Ugolor against Police

EFCC Interrogates Claimant of Ibori’s ‘Bribe Money’

Anti-America Fury Stokes Protest in Jos

...Oil Revenue Falls by N260bn in August

Capt. Ihenacho Arrested for Alleged Fuel Theft

NBA wants Salami Reinstated

Nigeria’s tourism potentials are huge, Says Owner of Nigerian Restaurant in New Yory

NTDC Launches Pictorial Book On Nigeria

The Power That Creates The Future

ASUU Versus Gov Amaechi

$15m Alleged Ibori Bribe: Uba, Achigbu Courted Trouble

Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Offers Journalists Free Accident Cover

Anti-American Fury Sweeps Middle East over Film

Enyeama: Buck Stops at Keshi’s Table

Obama Notifies Congress of Troops Sent to Libya, Yemen

Striking S’African Miners Reject Lonmin Pay Offer

Egypt President Urges Muslims to Protect Embassies

Romney on Debates: Obama Will 'Say Things That Aren't True'

Anti-Muslim Film Promoter Outspoken on Islam

China: Xi Recovering From Bad Back, May Appear Soon

Anti-Islam Film Protests Escalate

NSCDC to Enhance Security Around Critical Infrastructure

Japan Aims to Abandon Nuclear Power by 2030s

Israel: Netanyahu Denies Meddling in US Election

Pope visits Lebanon amid Syria war, Libya protest

Thai FA Investigated, Faces Possible Disbandment

French Magazine Publishes Pictures of 'Topless' Kate

Bus Collides with Truck, Killing 51 in Afghanistan

CBN to Launch Fresh Campaign against Naira Abuse

UN Chief Appeals for Calm as ‘Hateful’ Film Sparks Violent Protests

Anticipation High in Sydney Ahead of Del Piero Arrival

US Election: Snoop Endorses Obama

China Surveillance Ships Enter Disputed Waters with Japan

UN Chief Appeals for Calm as ‘Hateful’ Film Sparks Violent Protests

Netanyahu’s Deputy Disagrees on Setting Iran ‘Red Line’

US Braces for More Violence from Anti-Muslim Film

PDP Accuses INEC of Massive Voters’ Transfer in Ondo

Thursday, September 13, 2012

NIMASA, SSS, Seal Tank Farm over Fuel Theft

Subsidy: Firm Sues House, CBN for Defamation

Power Privatisation: NCP Meeting on Disco Bids Rescheduled for Sept 18

Minister, NNPC GMD, Others Celebrate Ajuonuma at Wake

2013 Budget Ready for Presentation to National Assembly

Embassy Attacks: US Issues Warning to Citizens in Nigeria

Fed Govt Forecloses Review of Onshore-Offshore Dichotomy

Dana Begins Re-certification Exercise, Training of Staff

Moro Denies Allegations of Gun-running

Amosun Cautions FG against Indiscriminate Deployment of Military

Mark Decries Lack of Comprehensive List on National Security Issues

PHCN Privatisation: VP Not Part of Bidding Firm

WAEC Exams: Christians, Muslims Raise the Alarm over Traditional Festival

‘Presidential Afforestation Programme on Course’

NNPC: Alison-Madueke’s Convoy Not Involved in Road Accident

Jonathan Promises to Tackle Insecurity, Infrastructure Challenges

U.S. Embassies Attacked in Yemen, Egypt

Consumers Groan over Hike in Price of Flour

Basketball Star, Wade, Admits Football is Top Sport in the World

Libya Arrests Four over Deadly Benghazi Attack

Syria Envoy in Capital as Assad Forces Pound Rebels

Russia: Vladimir Putin Admits Wildlife Stunts are Staged

Flooding Leaves 10,000 Homeless in Kano

Anti-Islam Film Protests Spread

Akinjide: FCTA To Airlift 3,000 Pilgrims For 2012 Hajj

Abba Moro Denies Gun Running Allegation

Obama Warns Egypt: Are You Ally or Enemy?

Preserving Fertility in Cancer Patients

FG to do Routine Maintenance of Lagos Bridges

Woman Shot by 11-year-old Son Charged with Child Abuse

US Embassies Step Up Security after Libya Attack

US Embassy in Yemen Stormed in Film Protest

Power Privatisation: NCP Meeting on Disco Bids Cancelled

Asian Stocks Gain as Dollar Weakens Before Fed Policy Decision

Brent Crude Steadies Near $116 Ahead of Fed Decision

Obama Vows to Bring to Justice Ambassador's Killers

Mexican Navy Captures Top Drug Boss El Coss

Egypt Security Forces, Protesters Clash Outside US Embassy

Los Angeles Police in High-speed Chase After Bank Heist

Alps Murder Probe May Take Years, Says Prosecutor

FG, China Exim Bank Seal $600m Deal on Abuja Light Rail, Galaxy Backbone

Glo Hits 2m Subscribers in Ghana in Four Months

IG Orders Tight Security around US Embassy, Others

Attorney-General Decries Decline in Legal Profession

Power Privatisation: NCP Meets on Disco Bids Today

Obi: It’s Time to Deal with Oil Thieves

MAN Dumps Bid to Build Independent Power Plant

N47.1bn Theft Charge against Me is False, Says Akingbola

Shonga Farms to Export 500,000 Tonnes of Cassava to Australia Annually

MTN Partners Delta Govt to Fight Crime

Zenith Bank, Visafone Launch Mobile Money Services

...Adoke Laments Decline in Legal Profession

I’ll Restore Public Confidence in Judiciary, Says Mukhtar

Okonjo-Iweala Seeks Reform without the Godfathers

Suspected Kidnappers of Esut VC Arrested

PPMC, Abia Bicker over Pipeline Vandalism

Kwara Builds N1.4bn Vocational Centre to Enhance Wealth Creation

JTF Arrests 11 Boko Haram Suspects, Seizes Guns, Bombs

Ogbebor Asks IG to Investigate Judge’s Kidnap

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Two Killed in Kwara Bank Robbery

River Kaduna Overflows, Destroys 300 Houses

Cross River Yet to Generate Revenue from Tinapa, Obudu Ranch, Water Board

The Gambia Sued over Execution of Nigerians

Unwarranted Attacks on Telecoms Facilities

S’Africa Army Put on 'High Alert' over Malema Talk

US Calls for Cooler Heads in China-Japan Islands Row

China Maintains Xi Silence, Rumour Mill on Overdrive

Report: US Officials Believe Libya Attack Was Planned

Obama Orders Flags to Half-staff after Benghazi Attack

NIS Promotes 124 Officers in Kano, Warns on Illegal Operations

FG Approves 44 Projects for Niger Delta Region

S’Africa Army Put on 'High Alert' over Malema Talk

Somali President, Kenyan FM Escape Bomb Attack

Karachi Factory Fire Toll Soars

US Ambassador Killed in Libya

Ghana Mulls Whether to Scrap Windfall Tax on Miners' Profits

Higuain Rescues Point for Subdued Argentina

Man Utd Sweat over Kagawa, Van Persie Injuries

US Official Dies in Libya Consulate Attack in Benghazi

Pakistan 'Blasphemy' Family Tell of Fire Threat

Administration Urges Terror Surveillance Renewal

Mexico: Senate Wants Arrest for US Border Killing of Mexican

Obama Denies Snubbing Netanyahu Amid Chill

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Air Nigeria Passengers Abandoned in UK

’Crashed Dana Plane Black Box was Found Intact’

Family of Slain Keke NAPEP Rider Demands Justice

House Orders Audit on Budget’s Implementation

Court Orders Uba, Achigbu Investigated over $15m Bribe

Sanusi Slams Obasanjo, Says He's a Bad Economist

Group Asks FG to Repatriate Alamieyeseigha’s Loot from US

FG Plans Comprehensive Overhaul of Armed Forces

Akingbola: How N18m Shares were Bought, by Co-defendant

Minister: Abuja Light Rail Project Reaches Final Take-off Stage

Victim of Lagos Serial Robbery Dies

IG: Security Challenges in the North Will End Soon

Pension: N’Assembly to Probe N572m PHCN Secret Account

Oyerinde: Court Grants Ugolor Bail

FG: Gas Supply to NIPP Has Improved Power Generation

Woman Gave Birth to Horse-like Child

Lagos Traffic Law: Commercial Motorcyclists Pledge Compliance

FG, NERC Denies Drop in Power Supply

12 Parties Listed for Guber Election

Ondo Poll: Group Wants Salami’s Alleged Nomination of Akeredolu Probed

Pipeline Vandalism: Oil Workers Task FG on Security

Orji Wants SURE-P Implemented with Human Face

Impeachment Threat Sets Stage for Battle in Taraba

'Insecurity Affects Growth of Experiential Marketing in Nigeria'

‘No Outstanding Premium Problem with Individual Life Clients’

‘Poor ICT Usage, Cause of Low Varsities’ Ranking’

RSUST: BetweenAmaechi and ASUU, Who Blinks First?

Cairo: Egyptians Angry at Film Scale US Embassy Walls

Thirty-four Workers Killed in Factory Fires in Pakistan

UN: Taliban Raked in $400m from Diverse Sources

Netanyahu: US Has No Right to Block Israel on Iran

Rivers Hands over Model School to Indian Consortium

501 Kano Indigenes Get Overseas Scholarship

Commonwealth Education Ministers Fear Non-attainment of MDGs, EFA

Indomie Supports LEARN on Summer Camp


Corruption Responsible for Rot in Education Sector, Says VC

Ekwueme, Asiodu Blame Military, States Creation for Failure of Public Service

SURE-P: Lagos-Kano Rail Line to Resume Operations Six Weeks Time

Keshi: Blame Team Not Enyeama

ANC Rebel Calls for National Mine Strike in S'Africa

Yemen Defense Minister Escapes Car Bombing, 12 Die

US: Obama Leads Nation in Silent 9/11 Tribute

Imoke: I’m Proud of 'Fantastic Eaglets'

NIMC to Begin Lagos NIMS Registration Wednesday

FG Panel Uncovers £2 Million PHCN Fund in Barclays Bank

Japan Buys Disputed Islands, China Sends in Patrol Boats

Bin Laden Raid Doctor Shakil Afridi Speaks Out

‘Real Sector Yet to Benefit from Banking Reforms’

Obama Gains Convention Boost, But Not Among Likely Voters

Al Qaeda Confirms Death of bin Laden’s Confidant, Libi

16 Bodies Found in Truck in Southern Mexico State

FG Panel Uncovers £2 Million PHCN Fund in Barclays Bank

FG Panel Uncovers £2 Million PHCN Fund in Barclays Bank

US Hushed Up Soviet Guilt over Katyn Massacre

9/11 Cancer Victims to Have Treatment Funded

Yemen Kills Deputy Regional Head of al Qaeda

US Border Patrol Halts Mexico flights

Syrian Army Defectors Say Rebels Have Edge

Monday, September 10, 2012

...Power Supply Drops By over 1,000 Megawatts

FG Panel Uncovers £2 Million PHCN Fund in Barclays Bank

Another Road Accident Claims 11 Lives

Ajuonuma to be Buried on Friday

Disquiet in SEC over Staff Redeployment, Promotion

Aftermath of Lagos Robbery: Wake Up, IG Orders Policemen

N5,000 Banknote: Mint to Acquire Plant for New Currency

James Ibori Appeals UK Court Conviction

Lagos to Sponsor 21 Students to UK

NEMA Orders Immediate Evacuation as River Niger Attains Highest Level

EFCC: Banks are Undermining Investigation, Economy

NAFDAC Boss Disclaims Facebook Account

Okorocha Stuck in Owerri as Erosion Cuts Road to His Home

Lead Poisoning: Ministry Denies Embezzling Fund

Telecom Companies Suffer over N1bn in Losses to Boko Haram Attacks

Dana Workers Woo Passengers Preparatory to Flight Resumption

NIMC to Begin Lagos NIMS Registration Tomorrow

The Unending Tussle between Labour and Mainstreet Bank

FG, Marketers Move to End Discriminatory Petrol Crisis

The Columnist as Avatar

Recurring Train Accidents Worry Experts

Low Demand in Ikoyi, Victoria Island Real Estate

Chicago Teachers Go On Strike

Egypt to Host Meeting of Regional States over Syria Crisis

Afghan Taliban Threaten to Kidnap, Kill Prince Harry

Japan Infuriates China by Agreeing to Buy Disputed Isles

Attackers Kill 32 in Clashes over Land in Kenya

Hong Kong's Democrats Retain Veto Power in Poll

UK Police Evacuate Houses in French Shooting Probe

Gold Fields says 15,000 workers strike at South Africa mine

Torture, Frustration of Visa Applicants at VFS Centre in Abuja

Newswatch: Group Backs Ekpu, Others against Ibrahim

How to Tackle Corruption By Cleric

Supreme Court Begins New Legal Year

PTDF Okays N33.945bn for Oil and Gas Museum in Oloibiri

Major Shake-up Looms in Aviation Sector

Presidency Dismisses Obasanjo’s Objection to N5000 Banknote

Police Raid Criminals’ Hide-outs in Kaduna

Road Accidents Claim 18 Lives in Ogun

Performance Contract: Aganga Gives Directors, DGs Deadlines

Asset Confiscation: Ibori Returns to Court Today

British Trust Fund Accused of Financing Boko Haram

Obi Wants Private Jet Owners Investigated

Bloody Sunday as Robbers Kill Seven in Lagos Raid

AMCON Mulls Aero, Air Nigeria Merger

Pipeline Vandals Kill Three NNPC Staff, Injure Others

Adenuga Bags GCON

Iraq Blasts Death Toll Hits 100

Simultaneous Bombs Hit Army Compounds in Aleppo

Fresh Crave for Parliamentary System

Oni: PDP Warns ACN against Blackmailing Sambo, CJN

Sunday, September 09, 2012

Iraq VP Tariq al-Hashemi Sentenced to Death

UK Survivor of France Shooting Out of Coma

Harry Completes First Phase of Afghanistan Training

Libya: Gaddafi Son's Trial to Be Delayed by Five Months

Adenuga, Mahmud Mohammed, Mary Odili , 146 Others to be Conferred with National Honours

Major Shake-Up Looms in Aviation Sector

After Russia Talks, Clinton Sees Divisions on Syria

STDA, C'ttee Kicks Off Satellite Towns’ Cleaning, Greening Sensitisation Programme

Nuclear Crisis: Germany Calls on Iran to Make 'Substantial Offers'

Syrian Jets Bomb Aleppo After Rebels Seize Base

India Launches Satellites in 100th Space Mission

US Open: Murray's Coach Lendl Confident

Japan, China Leaders Meet After Tension over Islands

Iraq Blasts: Death Toll Rises to 34, French Consulate Hit

Eton Group to Fund $1.7bn Greenfield Refinery in A’Ibom

Two Tornadoes Strike New York City

Many Dead in Attacks on Iraqi Security Forces

French Hostages Kidnapped in Niger Appear in Video

Bayelsa to Establish Cassava Farm, Processing Plant

Land Grab: Imoke Petitioned over Alleged Harassment

FG Seeks Global Push on EFA Goals

Police, NYSC Debunk Reported Attack on Corps Members

Fashola: Eko Atlantic City Not Responsible for Kuramo Surge

Usman Reads Riot Act to Planning Officials

Tough Challenges as Dana Unfolds Return Plans

Eton Group to Fund $1.7bn Greenfield Refinery in A’Ibom

Jonathan: Stop Causing Disaffection Among Nigerians

Presidency Indisposed to Justice Salami’s Return

Police to Release Cynthia’s Corpse Monday After Autopsy

Boko Haram: How Recovered Arms Are Left in Armouries

2015: Moves to Amend PDP Constitution Underway

Saturday, September 08, 2012

Again, Financial Experts Weigh Pros, Cons of Currency Restructuring

Egypt, Israel Co-ordinating on Sinai Security Sweep; Army

French Surgeon: Jihadists Join Aleppo Fight, Eye Islamic State

Orji Kalu: As Governor I Didn’t Leave Any Debt for Theodore Orji

2015: Governors Getting in Line

Yahaya: Only Northern Leaders Can Solve Region’s Security Problem, Not FG

Niger Delta: Lawmakers Divided over Ex-militants’ Security Contracts

Russia Rebuffs Clinton on Syria, Iran Penalties

Police Search Home of Alps Dead

Polscope: Ibori's Bribe Money: The Limit of Greed

Jonathan Off to Malawi, Botswana Monday

UK Winner Scoops £37m on Lottery

Teenage Bomber Kills Six Near NATO HQ in Kabul

Ex-prosecutor Claims O.J. Simpson’s Attorney Tampered with Glove

Polscope: Ibori’s Bribe Money: The Limit of Greed

'Dozens Killed' as Sudan's Army, Rebels Clash

US Official: Cyber Attacks Grow Increasingly ‘Reckless'

Mexican School Boy with Gun Sparks Raid

‘Nigeria needs to Change System of Government to Develop’

Polscope: Ibori’s Bribe Money: The Limit of Greed

Suspect Killed as Bandits on ‘Okada’ Snatch Workers’ Salary

Labour Berate Moves against Onshore-Off Shore Dichotomy

I’m Glad I Met Plateau in Peace, Says Jang

Attacks on Telecoms Facilities won’t Deter Us, Says Operators

Enough is Enough, ACF Tells Boko Haram

A Word For the Nigerian Opposition

Okupe Sues Benue over Alleged Contract Scam

Subsidy Payment: FG, Oil Marketers Meet to Stem Abuse

Friday, September 07, 2012

US Designates Haqqani Network as Terrorist Group

Cuba Struggles with Foreign Investment, Growth

Mother Shaves Numbers on Heads of Identical Quadruplets

President Jonathan Survives House Impeachment Move, But the Giddy Lawmakers Have Made Their Point

The Writer You Can’t Ignore

It’s Middle Class Stupid! …as Democrats confront Republican’s lies and distortions

Police Halt Cynthia’s Burial as Uduaghan Cautions over Use of Social Media

Police Halt Cynthia’s Burial as Uduaghan Cautions over Use of Social Media

SA 2013: Confident Eagles Depart for Monrovia

SA2013: Keshi to Quit If Eagles Fail

S.Africa's Net Reserves Rise to $48.278 bln

Okonjo-Iweala, Others to Attend CIBN Conference

Ideye Rates NPL Eagles High

Golden Eaglets Ready for Battle of Niamey

Shale Boom Cuts Gulf Oil Premium to 24-Year Low

Witness: S'African Police Shot Fleeing Miners

Bomb 'Explodes Outside Damascus Mosque'

Prince Harry Deployed to Afghanistan

Kano Discovers 200 Students Unqualified for Foreign Training Programme

Kano: Police Deployed to Phone Mast Installations

U.S. Stocks Rise Amid Stimulus Bets After Employment Data

Post-mortems Due on Alps Bodies

Pakistan 'Blasphemy Girl' Bailed

China: Moderate Quakes Kill Dozens; Heavy Damage

Qatar to Invest $18 bln in Egypt

Japan Utility: No Money to Develop Renewables

France Shootings: Police Seek Annecy Murders Motive

Colombia's President Santos Rejects FARC Ceasefire Call

IBB, Abdulsalami, Tinubu Lead Battle for PHCN Assets

Court Orders Ekpu, 3 Others to Stay Off Newswatch

Okonjo-Iweala Denies Interest in WTO Job

Security Operatives Deployed to Telecoms Facilities

Vincent, Ex-CBN Governor, Buried Amidst Tributes

Abrogation of Oil Dichotomy Dangerous, Say Uduaghan, Akpabio

Condemnations Trail Reprieve for Dana, as Airline Seeks to Stop Inquest

Jonathan to Send Report on Constitution Review to N’Assembly

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Editors’ Guild Holds Conference in Uyo

Police Ready to Enforce Lagos Road Traffic Law

Ashiru Summons Visa Firm over Maltreatment of Applicants

Air Nigeria Staff to Protest Sack Today

Gunmen Attack Youth Corps Members in Taraba

Bakassi: Obong of Calabar to Send Delegation to UN Security Council

Nigeria Police Launches Gender Policy

US Forecloses Setting up AFRICOM Headquarters in Africa

FRSC Recovers Two Corpses of Drowned Igbinedion Varsity Lecturers

Insecurity Top Agenda as Mark, Ex-military Officers Meet in Benue

FIRS Sues Five Firms for Tax Evasion

Motorists Groan as Fuel Scarcity Hits Ekiti

N29bn Road Project: Lagos Allays Fear of Building Demolition

Surveyors Seek Review of Coordination Act

Amnesty: Dubai Firm Employs 30 Niger Delta Youths

Oyerinde: Court Defers Ruling on Ugolor’s Involvement

NSE Wants PHCN Privatisation Reviewed

Nigeria, Ghana Agree to Partner on Security

Akanbi Alleges Executive Interference in ICPC, EFCC

Nollywood Honours Entertainment Express Editor

US Admiral Visits Israel Amid Iran Chatter

Colombia's FARC Rebels to Ask Govt for Ceasefire

Human Remains Found in Floating Suitcase Near Toronto

The Angry Young Nigerian

Minister: FCT Security Trust Fund Takes-Off Soon

Paris Jackson on Teen Struggles, Missing Dad

US: Hoax Forces Jet Back to Philadelphia

Syrian Troops Take Town on Refugee Flight Route

Plateau Police Decries Fresh Berom, Fulani Hostility

Migrant Boat Sinks off Turkish Coast, 58 Dead

Sagna Questions Arsenal's Transfer Policy

Egypt Identifies Suspects in Sinai Killings

CBN Spends N33bn in Printing Currency in 2011

Oil, Euro Rise Before ECB Meeting; Asia Shares Pare Gains

Lonmin, Unions Sign S'Africa Mine Peace Deal

Los Angeles Manager Forced to Rob Own Bank

Turkey: Ammunition Dump Blast Kills 25 Soldiers

Ahmadu Bello Set the Stage for Plateau Crisis in 1960, Says Mwadkwon

Powerful Earthquake Reported in Costa Rica

US Senators Warn Iraq over Iran Shipments to Syria

Democratic Convention: Weather Forces Obama Indoors venue

Oceanic Bank Saga: NBA Clears Lawyer of Wrongdoing

FG Lifts Suspension on Dana Air

Suswam: National Economic Council Yet to Decide on N5,000

Subsidy Scam: EFCC to Arraign More Marketers Next Week

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Anya Canvasses for Good Economic Policies

Gunmen Attack Telecom Facilities in Bauchi, Borno, Kano

Man Killed by Friends to Appease Local Deity in Ondo State

French Firm Fined 500,000 Euros for Bribing Nigerian Officials

Jonathan Reconstitutes Power Committees

NMA Kicks against Introduction of N5000 Banknote

Osun AG: We Were Critical About Move to Procure N18.38bn Loan

FG Approves Upgrade, Expansion of Five Airports

Protest over Designation of Anambra as Oil State

FG: Bi-Courtney Still Concessionaire of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

NGOs Aid Money Laundering, Other Crimes

LASG Files Fresh Charge Against Johnson

Presidential Persecution Complex

MDGs: FCTA Provides N250m Revolving Loan for Farmers

Piracy: Nigerian Navy Rescues Foreign Ship off Lagos Coast.

Bomb Scare Near US Embassy in Brussels False Alarm

Syria: Rebels Shoot Down Fighter Jet

Hundreds of Afghan Soldiers Detained, Sacked for Insurgent Links

Pirates Hijack Tanker, Kidnap Crew

Strikers March at S'Africa's Marikana Mine

Mauritania Sends Ex-Gaddafi Spy Chief to Libya

Egyptian President Appoints Islamist, Military Governors

Heathrow Row Escalates in Wake of Cabinet Reshuffle

Clinton's China Visit Produces no Breakthrough

Netanyahu, Complaining of Leaks, Ends Iran Meeting

Pirates Hijack Tanker Vessel, Kidnap Crew

World Bank Chief Pledges Support for Ivory Coast

Israel Tries to Ease Differences with US over Iran

Envoy Warns UN on Syria Conflict

Japan Offers to Buy Disputed Islands

Cynthia: Police Arrest Two More Suspects

Jonathan Laments High Cost of Projects

Vincent, Ex-CBN Governor, for Burial Thursday

Seven killed, 149 Communities Sacked by Flash Flood in Niger

SWF to Give Priority to Infrastructure Funding

Oil Marketers Resume Imports over Subsidy Claims Payment

Fed Govt: N5000 Note Won’t Cause Inflation

JTF Destroys Illegal Refinery

FG Tackles Dumping to Check Nigeria’s Trade Deficit

Bakassi Indigenes Demand Resettlement

Fuel Scarcity: NUPENG Denies Being on Strike

ACN Tasks Kogi PDP on Accountability

Edo Election Tribunal Begins Sitting as PDP Withdraws Petition

Ondo ACN Changes Deputy Governorship Candidate

Ex-South-west Governors

Amaechi: Oil Wells Fuel Boundary Disputes in South-south

The Horizon By Kayode Komolafe

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Minister Dissolves NASCOM Board

MTN World Golfers Championship: National Finals Tee-off Saturday

Paralympic Games: Nigeria Digs More Power-lifting Gold in London

PDP Can’t Win Offa Council Poll’

Journalists Seek Legal Cction on NPL

FG Plans Low Key Independence Day Celebration

“We Are Recovering Our Tax Revenues from Lagos State”

Reserve Currency Supremacy: Why Euro Lost to Dollar ?

China Warns US Not to Take Sides in Sea Disputes

Brent Climbs Above $116, Meetings Spur Stimulus Hopes

FG, World Bank Earmark $18.5m to Manage Hazardous Pollutants

US: Days After Isaac, Thousands Still in Dark

Obama: Romney Attacking Fictional Barack Obama

Syrians Fleeing War Start to Trickle into Europe

Egypt Islamist Says Heavy Metal Concert Satanist

Dutch Teenager Convicted of Facebook Murder

Hezbollah: Iran Could Strike US Bases if Israel Attacks

FG, W’Bank Earmark $18.5m to Manage Hazardous Pollutants

Ex-CBN Governor, Ola Vincent, Dies at 87

Federal Government Pays N259bn as Subsidy Claims

Monday, September 03, 2012

CBN: Oil Production Falls below Govt’s Projection

First Lady Undergoes Surgery in Germany

NURTW: How to Make Lagos Traffic Law Work

FG, W’Bank Earmark $18.5m to Manage Hazardous Pollutants

Data Leakage: SSS Explains Why it Pulled out of PENCOM

FG Mulls Master Plan to Check Duplication of Infrastructure

Blind Man Protests Termination of Cleaning Contract in Edo

Promotions: CPC Tasks MTN on Adequate Information to Consumers

Fresh Team to Evaluate Bids for Afam Power Firm Faulted

Adesina: We Won’t Lower Tariff on Crude Palm Oil

Nigeria Needs Proactive Police, Says AIG

Suswam Advises Nigerians to Take Grievances to Rights Commission

Boko Haram: JTF Attributes Success to Intelligence Gathering

Shell Investigates Nembe Creek Pipeline Leak

Ogoni Denies Secession Claims

FG Commended over Inauguration of Onitsha Port

FG Promises to Complete Road Projects in South-east

Obi Calls for Renewed Assistance to Haiti

Brazilian Navy Partners Nigeria on Anti-piracy Training

Abia LG Elections Hold in January

Nigerian Workers Cannot Prevail without Struggle

The Dignified Exit of Bart Nnaji

Nnaji: Exit of Reform Advocate

First Lady Travelled for Medical Check Up

FG Says Military Can Curtail External Aggression

COREN Moves to Check Building Collapse

Cameron plans cabinet reshuffle

US Helicopter Kills British Soldier in Afghanistan

Assange: UK Calls for More Talks with Ecuador

S.Africa Frees 270 Miners after Murder Charges Shelved

Ola Vincent, Former CBN Governor Dies at 87

New Mine Shooting in South Africa

Heads of Education Parastatals Sign Performance Agreements

Jonathan Launches Second Phase of YouWin

Egypt Football Icon, Gohary, Dies

France Warns of Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

New Scandal in China, Key Official Sidelined over Car Crash

Syria Crisis: 'Deadly Aleppo Strike' as UN Envoy Starts Job

Spain Leads Europe’s $25 Billion Gamble Before ECB: Euro Credit

S.Africa Withdraws Miners' Murder Charges for Now

Obama: Romney Has No Timetable to End Afghan War

Turkey Troops Killed in Kurdish Rebel Clashes in Sirnak

Two Americans Killed in Pakistani Suicide Bombing

Major Marketers Raise Depot Price of Petrol over Shortage

House Probes N6 Billion SIM Card Registration Project

Cynthia: Campaigns for Leniency for Errant Pharmacists Begins

State Police, PIB Top Agenda as Jonathan, PDP Governors Meet

Power Projects: FG Seeks Guarantee from China

Police Declare 13 Deportees from Spain Criminals

EFCC Arrests Kaduna Socialite for Pension Fraud

Presidency: Progress in Power Sector Irreversible

Maritime Workers Threaten Strike

Lawmaker Identifies Ways to Check Flood in Adamawa

Oyo to Begin Payment of 6%, 15% Pension Increases

Ekiti Promotes 2,100 LG Workers, Confirms Appointment of 2,500

Oyerinde: ACN Berates Police, SSS over Conflicting Reports

Enugu Tasks Mothers on Exclusive Breast Feeding

Traffic Law: Fashola Seeks Photojournalists’ Support

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Finally, NNPC, NPDC, Elcrest Seal Deal on OML 40

300 Ex-Niger Delta Militants Get Entrepreneurial Training for N’Delta Youths

Sacked Workers, Exxonmobil on Warpath over Terminal Benefits

Rural Electrification Agency to Complete Abandoned Projects

Orji: Governors’ Position on State Police Collective

ICAN Blames Waste, Fraud for Underdevelopment

Bond Yields Drop as Investors Migrate to Equites

Kwankwaso Appoints Malaysian as VC of North West Varsity

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