This Day News Archive for October 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

When Floods Connect with Poverty

Ajimobi's Wife: I Was Never Arrested by Met Police

Poland Denies Explosives Found on Wreck of Crashed Jet

Syrian Air Force on Offensive After Failed Truce

Sandy Leaves Death, Damp and Darkness in Wake

Police Investigate Referee Clattenburg

Sambo Inaugurates State SURE-P Cttees

Anyaoku Advocates Return to True Federalism

Detained Army Men Ask Court to Commit COAS to Prison

FG Opens Third Mainland Bridge

Man in Afghan Police Uniform Kills Two Foreign Soldiers

Possible Levee Break in New Jersey Floods Three Towns

Airport in Japan Closed After Workers Find Unexploded WWII Bomb

S’Africa Police Fire Rubber Bullets at Striking Miners

Nuclear Plant on Alert in Wake of Sandy

Bolivian Journalist Set Alight on Air

Colombia Rebel Ambush Kills Six Officers

Anti-corruption Delays Costing Nigeria Billions

Israel Believes Sanctions on Iran Hit Hezbollah

Obama: Benghazi May Have Been Big Breakdown

Hurricane Sandy Lashes US East Coast

NNPC Appoints New MDs, Others for Port Harcourt, Warri Refineries

Jonathan Orders Ribadu Committee to Submit Report Friday

Kaduna Bomb Blast: 111 Victims Discharged from Hospitals

PHCN Assets Sale: 14 Companies Scale NCP Hurdle

Amnesty International Seeks Reprieve for Edo Death Row Inmates

Presidency Looks to Govs for Budget Row Mediation

Kalabaris Protest Moves to Cede Five Rivers Oil Communities to Bayelsa

Delay in Sending Suntai’s Aides Abroad Explained

Gunmen Kill Four Friends, Injure Seven in Jos

$15m Bribe: Court Turns Down EFCC’s Request to Invite Clark

FG Plans to Encourage Local Contractors

FG Okays Posting of Five New Perm Secs, Redeploys 12

Lagos, Ogun Await Boundary Commission Report on Oil-rich Community

Arik, Other Airlines Cancel Flights to New York

Monday, October 29, 2012

River Niger Dredging to Extend to Jebba, Says Saraki

Nigeria to Strengthen Electricity Exchange with West African Countries

Flood: FG to Construct More Boreholes in Camps

Suswam Decries Lack of FG’s Presence in Benue

Uduaghan Gets Aki and Paw Paw to Encourage Delta Refugees

Minister: FCTA Will Pay for All Contracted Projects

Iran Threatens to Halt Crude Exports over Sanctions

Thoughts on First Ladyship

Last Week, Around the World…

Okonjo-Iweala’s Book for Launch in Abuja

Supreme Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Dickson's Election

Clinton Presses Algeria on Mali Intervention Plan

Hurricane Sandy Closes in on US East Coast

FG Posts Five New Permanent Secretaries, Redeploys 12 Others

Geregu: NCP Approves Amperion as Core Investor

'Iran Has Pictures of Restricted Israeli Areas'

Mexican City Battered by Drug Gangs Eyes Truce

Air Raids, Car Bomb Hit Damascus on Last Day of 'Truce'

Plateau to Construct N132m Fire Service Complex

Jos: Gunmen Kill Four Friends, Injure Seven Others

Jamaican Coach Arrives Nigeria for Sports Summit

Ribadu C'ttee Submits Report to Jonathan Friday

Syria: Air Force Bombs Cities, Truce 'Practically Over'

US States Begin Storm Shutdown

EPL: Chelsea Report Clattenburg to Referees' Body

Philippines' Arroyo Enters No Plea in Plunder Case, Seeks Bail

Markets, Businesses Closed as Hurricane Sandy Menaces U.S. Coast

Sunday, October 28, 2012

NCP Approves Buyers of PHCN Firms Monday

Kaduna Blast: We Were About to Take Holy Communion, then We heard a Loud Sound

Ten Killed, 100 Injured in Kaduna Church Bombing

Group Urges Lagos Govt to Caution BRT Drivers

Eminent Nigerians to Discuss Bakassi Fate

Six Feared Dead in Failed Jailbreak

Visafone Begins BlackBerry Smartphones Pre-booking Monday

Fashola Visits Fire Scene, Sympathises with Traders, Firms

Zuma Urges S’African Investors to Invest in Bayelsa

Jang Wants Teachers to Call off Strike

Boko Haram: Zanna Urges FG to Probe Sheriff

Flood: Ateke Tom Flays Diversion of Relief Materials

US Investors Due in Nigeria Next Year

Oguta Flood: FG’s Agric Policy on Course, Says Onwuliri

Ribadu Report: ANPP Warns against Cover up

DANA Airline Emerges Best Domestic Carrier

KOGI ASSEMBLY CRISIS: A Curious Intervention

Palestinians to Seek UN Recognition Next Month

Spain: French Police Arrest Top Basque ETA Leader

New Syria Fighting Despite UN-backed Truce

Drone Hits Suspected al Qaeda Target in Yemen

Storm: Mayor Orders 375, 000 to Evacuate New York

Suntai's Injured Aides Transferred to National Hospital, Abuja

Serena Williams Beats Sharapova in WTA Championships Final

Pakistan: British Woman, Held on Drug Charges, Has Baby

Jonathan Condemns Kaduna Suicide Bombing

Eleven on Board Missing Russian Ship

Israel Kills Hamas Gunman, Gaza Salvo Hits Israeli City

Tsunami Hits Hawaii after Canada Earthquake

Ahoada Jail Break: FG Beefs Up Security in Prisons

US Investors Due in Nigeria Early Next Year

Kaduna: Suicide Bomber Kills Five, Wounds 98

S'Africa: Zuma Drops Rape Cartoon Suit

UK Clocks Go Back as Greenwich Mean Time Returns

Saudi Authorities Disperse Anti-Assad Protest in Mecca

US Superstorm Threat Prompts Mass Evacuations

Kaduna: Bomb Blast Rocks Catholic Church

Monarch Urges Sound Agric Revolution

Visafone, RIM Launch BlackBerry Smartphones in Nigeria

Journalists Barred from Jonathan’s Visit to A’Ibom

Abubakar Flays Universities’ Proliferation

Briton Convicted of Smuggling Arms to Nigeria

Man, Four Children Die after Cassava Flour Meal

Atiku Seeks Prayers for Taraba Governor

Zaki-Biam Killings: Communities Demand N41bn Compensation

Suntai Flown to Germany

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Achebe and the Future of Nigeria

Brilliant, Driven, Ambitious and Nasty

Berlusconi Threatens to Bring Down Monti Govt

Panicking Cow Kills Palestinian in Muslim Feast

Spanish Police Protest Loss of Christmas Bonus

Russian Opposition Leaders Detained in Moscow

Ekweremadu and South-east Lawmakers

FG to Open 3rd Mainland Bridge Oct 30

New Afghan War Phrase, With No Decisive End Seen

Pakistani Politician: US Officials Pulled Me off Plane

Al Qaeda's Zawahri Calls for Kidnap of Westerners

Double Baghdad Blasts Kill 13 over Eid Holiday

US East Coast Braced for Hurricane Sandy

Berlusconi to Appeal Tax Fraud Conviction

UK Army Afghan Deaths Not 'Friendly Fire'

Obama Up 4 Percentage Points over Romney in Ohio

Indicted Imam to Receive New Prosthetics in US Jail

Mother Kills, Abandon Day Old Baby

Muslims in Kano Observe Eid El- Kabir Amidst Tight Security

Floods: We Have Enough to Forestall Food Scarcity Says Jonathan

Nigerian Stowaway Dies in Arik’s Undercarriage

...‘We Thought it Was a Bomb Blast’

Governor Suntai in Stable Condition, Says Jonathan

Early Childhood Education Key to Development, Transformation Says Jonathan

Three Burnt in Sallah Auto Crash

Sultan to FG: Intensify Efforts at Addressing Security Challenges

NDE Trains Women on Entrepreneurship

‘Don’t Eat Too Much Meat’

Friday, October 26, 2012

Agatha Christie, Writer Who Has Sold Over 4 Billion Novels, Speaks

Still On Frsc Annual Lecture Series

The Romance with Terror Mafia

Adding A Voice To Global Campaign Against Alcohol Advertising

Hurricane Sandy Slogs Toward US, Kills 34 in Caribbean

Britain Opposed to Israeli Strike on Iran

Damascus Car Bomb Shatters Syria Truce

Demystifying Power: The Case of Governor Yuguda

Only a Miracle Can Deliver Jonathan’s Rio 2016 Medals Goal!

Italy's Berlusconi Sentenced to Jail for Tax Fraud

Suntai’s Health Stable, Say Jonathan, CMD National Hospital

We have Enough to Forestall Food Scarcity, Assures Jonathan

Gov Suntai Flown to Germany for Medical Treatment

Afghanistan Mosque Suicide Bomb Attack Kills at Least 30

US Paper Blocked in China over Premier’s Wealth Story

British Oil Executive Shot Dead in Belgium

IMF's Lagarde Urges Action on Unfinished Financial Reforms

Suntai to be Flown to Germany by Air Ambulance

Suntai May be Flown to Germany

Obama Casts Vote Early in Chicago

With Lawn Tennis, Uwazurike Cools off

Panetta: US Lacked Early Info on Benghazi Attack

Hurricane Lashes Bahamas after 21 Deaths Elsewhere

Quake Hits Southern Italy, Hospital Evacuated

Thursday, October 25, 2012

ANPP Ready to Back Buhari as Alliance Candidate in 2015

Sallah: Jonathan, Others Preach Peaceful Co-existence

Taraba Governor, Suntai, Injured in Plane Crash

Lagos: 619 Killed, Injured in Accidents Caused by Commercial Motorcyclists

FG Opens Third Mainland Bridge November 6

FG Moves to Take over ALSCON from Russia’s Rusal

Oshiomhole, CAN Congratulate Onaiyekan

Abuja-Lokoja Road: Passengers Groan Under Severe Traffic Snarl

Ogbemudia, Akhigbe Battle Anenih

Let Us Conform to Law and Order, Fashola Tells Muslims

2012 Budget: Capital Releases Hit N1.01trn

Human Rights Coalition Pleads with Oshiomhole to Revote Death Warrant

Orji Bags Champion Award, Vows to Rid Abia of Kidnapping

Eid-el-Kabir: Prices of Goods, Transport Soar in Abuja

Edo Partners Graduate Farmers on Food Security

Jonathan, Ezekwesili, Others Back Early Childhood Education

Syrian Army Declares Conditional Eid Ceasefire

Man in Afghan Uniform Kills Two US Servicemen

NYC Officer Arrested in Ghoulish Kidnap Plot

Russia Wants Answers on NATO Post-2014 Afghan Mission

Gov Suntai Passes on from Plane Crash Injuries

Patience Turns 55, Thanks God

Gov Suntai Survives Plane Crash

Patience Turns 50, Thanks God

FG Opens 3rd Mainland Bridge on Tuesday

UK: Hearing into CIA Drones Would Dent US Ties

Yemeni Counter-terrorism Official Shot Dead

Libyan Suspect in US Envoy Attack Killed in Cairo

Algeria Accepts Last-resort Mali Intervention

Olympics Helps Britain Leap Out of Recession

Jonathan Congratulates Muslim, Orders Post Mortem into Hajj Crisis

2012 Budget: Capital Releases Hit N1.01tr

Fighting Near Damascus Ahead of Truce Deadline

WikiLeaks Releases Hacked US Detainee Rules

Iran: Khamenei Says US, Israel Seek to Divide Muslims

African Union Reinstates Mali Ahead of Military Action

One Person Killed as Hurricane Sandy Batters Jamaica

Israel, Hamas Negotiate Unofficial Truce in Gaza

Brazilian Man Appears Alive at Own Funeral

Iran Weighs Tougher Line in Stalled Nuclear Talks

Clinton: Facebook Post About Benghazi Attack Not Hard Evidence

Iraq: Attacks Kill 12, Including Schoolboy

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

NEXIM to Promote Trade in West Africa

Ribadu Report Uncovers Sleaze in Oil and Gas Sector

Benin Disco: Southern Consortium Denies Flouting Privatisation Rules

Lagosians Groan under Frustrating Traffic Snarl

Witness: Senator Ndume Gave Adoke’s Phone Number to Boko Haram

Pope Makes Onaiyekan, Five Others Cardinals

Cynthia Osokogu: FG to Ban Date Rape Drug

IG Orders AIGs to Ensure Hitch-free Celebration

N15bn Fraud: EFCC Set to Arraign Doma, Six Others

Wamakko, Aides Accused of Flogging PHCN Manager

Dutch Govt to Boost Agric With €26m

Crude Oil Production on Track, Says DPR

Oil Spills: Bill to Compel Compensation to Communities, Individuals Underway

Court Throws out Bakassi Indigenes Suit

NBA Gives N’Assembly Ultimatum on Justice Sector Bill

S’Africa Nominates Gambari for Highest Award

Delta Oil Communities Seek Suspension of Derivation Funds

Traffic Law: Lagos Evicts Nigeriens, Others

Police Raid Kidnappers Hideout, Kill 3 in Anambra

Gunmen Kidnap Turkish National

NNPC Disclaims $1.6bn Crude Oil Export Permit

Insured By the Mafia…

Military Didn’t Realise Benefits of Democracy, Says Jang

JTF Assures Hitch- free Sallah Celebration in Kano

Sudan Accuses Israel of Air Strike on Arms Factory

Obama Unveils Detailed Second Term Goals

UK: Police Chief Resigns over Hillsborough Inquiry

Russia Kills Suspects in Muslim Clerics Attacks

Republican Senate Hopeful in Rape Row

Russia: Syrian Rebels 'Have US Weapons'

Militants killed in Gaza strikes

UN Envoy: Assad Agrees to Holiday Ceasefire

Euro Woes Deepen, China, U.S. Records Improvement

Nigeria Loses Billions in Cut Price Oil Deals

Osokogu: FG to Ban ‘Date Rape Drug’

US Urges Lebanon Stability Amid Escalating Tensions

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

NBA Wants Suspects of Aluu Killings Prosecuted

Passenger Causes Bomb Scare on Abuja Bound Flight

When Ondo Voters Returned Mimiko

The Age of Yahoo Politics

12 Die, 11 Children Delivered in Rivers Camps for Flood Victims

Floods Slash Nigeria’s Crude Production by 500,000bpd

One Killed, Others Injured in Seplat Facility Fire

Ship’s Owners Protest Arrest of Russian Vessel in Nigeria

Al-Qaeda Suspect Disowns Statement

Sheila Solarin for Burial Nov 9

Firm Petitions ICPC over N200m LPFO Scam

Jonathan: Financial Inclusion Critical for Economic Growth

Nigeria is Losing Revenue to Disruption to LNG Exports

LASTMA Impounds Obasanjo’s Vehicle

Nigeria Fails to Improve, Maintains 131st Place in Doing Business Report

Cole: Stolen Oil Goes to Balkans, Singapore

Uduaghan Seeks National Assembly’s Intervention in Sale of Discos

Defence HQ: Senator Zanna Has Case to Answer

All in the Name of the Poor

PHCN Workers Insist on Resolution of Labour Issues

Tunisian Salafi Leader Says Islamic-led Govt is US Puppet

Qatar Visit Breaks Gaza Ice, Delights Hamas

US-driven Crackdown Drives Al Qaeda Underground in Yemen

Italy Disaster Experts Quit over Quake Trial

Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Deportation of Nigerian Fishermen from Gabon

Jonathan: We’re Working Towards Financial Inclusion of Nigerians

Rebels Battle Assad's Forces for Gateway to North Syria

Army Say Gunmen Agree Truce in Lebanon's Tripoli

JTF Raids Hideouts of Gunmen in Kano

Merkel: Germany Could Assist in Mali Training Mission

Japan Justice Minister Quits after ‘Mob Ties’ Scandal

Bomb Wounds Israeli Officer on Gaza Border

China’s Factories Losing Pricing Power in Earnings Threat

Mexico Digs Up Relative to Identify Drug Lord

Taiwan Hospital Fire Kills 12 Elderly Residents

Monday, October 22, 2012

Lamorde, Waziri Decry Impact of Graft on Nation Building

Jonathan Urges Chinese Firm to Finance Road Projects

Nigerian Embassy in Canada Broke

Power Tussle Stalls Appointment of UBEC Head

FG Unveils Remodelled GAT at Lagos Airports

Curfew Imposed on Potiskum as Death Toll Rises

NLC Wants Uwais Report Implemented

Lagos Traffic Law: Commercial Motorcyclists Go on the Rampage

Again Sanusi, Ciroma Kick against Attempts to Remove CBN’s Autonomy

Court Strikes Out Uba’s Bail Application

Sheila Solarin: Remembered for 60 Years of Service

ARISE Magazine Names Cherie Blair, Okonjo-Iweala, Melinda Gates, 97 Others Supporters of Africa

FG to Earn N400bn from Sale of PHCN Companies

Sheriff, Senator in Blame Game over Arrested Boko Haram Chief

Ogun’s Blame Game

A Veil in Ndigbo’s Political Sight

Criticisms, Commendations Trail Sale of Electricity Discos

Revocation of Mining Licences in Order

Crude Drops on Equities Slide

France Sends Drones for Mali Crisis

Carter: Israel Not Committed to Two-state Solution

Russia Condemns United States for Human Rights Record

Syria: Rebels Pessimistic on Mediator's Ceasefire Plan

Rio 2016: Jonathan Wants Team Nigeria to Win 5 Gold, 31 Medals

Iran: Ahmadinejad Denied Visit to Evin Prison

Yemen: Al Qaeda No. 2 Denies Reports of his Death

L'Aquila Quake: Italy Scientists Guilty of Manslaughter

Emergency: FG to Establish Six First Class Trauma Centres

UK: Three Men Accused of Rucksack Bomb Plot

Gunbattles Flare in Lebanon as Political Crisis Deepens

Ifeanyi Ubah Regains Freedom

AngloGold Gives Striking S’Africa Miners Ultimatum

Ifeanyi Ubah Fegains Freedom

S'Korean Police Ban Propaganda Leaflet Launch to North

US to Help in Lebanon Bomb Probe

China: Leftists Urge Parliament Not to Expel Bo Xilai

Asian Stocks Drop for Second Day as Japanese Exports Fall

EU Faces Two Tough Months of Bargaining to Boost Euro Confidence

How I Lost Consciousness, By Rufai

NCP Asks Aggrieved Govs to Highlight Areas of Breach

Residents Flee Potiskum as Death Toll Hits 31

SSS: Terrorists Cannot Divide Nigeria

Boko Haram Suspect Was Arrested in Ex-Governor’s House

N3.3tn Local Govt Pension Fund Missing

FAAN Official Arrested with $1.4m at Lagos Airport

Wife of Late Educator, Tai Solarin, Sheila, Dies at 83

Jonathan, Mark, Others Salute Mimiko’s Victory

GAT: Experts Flay FG’s Repudiation of Agreement

Cross River Prepares for Calabar Carnival

Oshiomhole Faults NHRC on Death Warrants

Kidnapped Rivers Commissioner Freed

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Adesina: We Are Not Experiencing Food Crisis

Mobile Court Convicts 53 for Traffic Offences

Fuel Scarcity May Persist till March

Falana Threatens Dangote over Rights’ Violations

Oil Theft: JTF Seizes Two Vessels, Arrests 10

Kainji Power Plant Still on Low Generation as Shiroro Thrives On

NEMA Warns of More Flood Threats in Ekiti

FG Inaugurates Scheme to Boost Efficiency in Civil Service

Security Challenges Will be over Soon, Says CDS

FG Moves to Boost Non-Oil Export

Nigeria to Adopt New Accounting Standard

Rams, Foodstuffs Prices Soar in Kano, Kwara

Jordan 'Uncovers al-Qaeda Plot', Arrests 11 Militants

Protesters Break into Grounds of Libya's Parliament

Hotel Official: Fidel Castro Appears in Public

Drone Kills Three in Yemen's Maareb Province

Assad Tells Syria Envoy Arms to Rebels Must Stop

Iran Dismisses New York Times US Nuclear Talks Report

Pope Names New Saints Including Native American

Jonathan Congratulates Mimiko on Ondo Victory

LP Tops Ondo Election

Libyan Turmoil Persists Year after Gaddafi’s Death

Argentine Leader Orders Evacuation of Ship Seized in Ghana

Lebanon to Bury Slain Intelligence Official

As Iraq, Afghan Wars End, Private Security Firms Adapt

US Denies New York Times Iran Nuclear Talks report

Ondo Election: Mimiko Sweeps 12 LGs, Akeredolu 2, Oke 1

Insecurity: Group Cautions Against Inflammatory Statements

Searchlight Beams on Lawmakers’ N60bn Constituency Projects

Senate Wants DMO to Limit States’ Borrowings

Amosun Emerges Best Security Conscious Gov in W’Africa

Jonathan, Stoltenberg List Barriers to Women, Children Health

Ogun Bus Accident: 12 Bodies Recovered, Six Still Missing

Three Persons Electrocuted at Warri Flood Victims’ Camp

JTF: Boko Haram Member Arrested at Senator’s Home

THISDAY Exit Poll: Mimiko Coasts to Victory

Saturday, October 20, 2012

On the Crude Oil Benchmark Row

Ekwueme, One of Nigeria’s Most Respected National Icons, Says Jonathan

2013 Budget Oil Benchmark Price

The Rise of ‘Herdsmen Terrorism’

Digital Migration: Can Africa Meet the 2015 Deadline?

Lawmakers’ Many Controversies

Somali Pirates Free Ship after Nearly Two Years

US Aircraft Carrier Cruises Disputed Asian Seas

Ondo Election: Mimiko in Early Lead

Libya Govt Says Former Gaddafi Spokesman Captured

Romney, Obama Head to Their Debate Prep Corners

Beirut Bomb: Lebanese Cabinet in Emergency Talks

UK: Thousands March at Anti-cuts Demo

Six Afghan Police Killed in Insider Attack

Israel Seizes Pro-Palestinian Activist Ship off Gaza

Syria Blamed for Beirut Car Bomb

Group Wants US to List Boko Haram as Terror Organisation

UN Security Council Plans Sanctions on Congo Rebels, Others

Palestinians Hold Local Elections in West Bank

EPL: Spurs' Villas-Boas looking to avenge Chelsea exit

S’Sudan's Vice President Dismisses Talk of Military Coup

Leaders Meet on Mali Crisis, Little Progress Made

Police Raid Uba’s House, Cart Away Documents, 3 Posh Cars

It's Decision Day in Ondo

Friday, October 19, 2012

Condemnations Trail Oshiomhole’s Signing of Execution Warrant

Umar: Superior Information, Key to Tackling Security Challenges

Accident Claims 33 in Ogun

Gunmen Kill Chinese, 13 Others in Maiduguri as Explosions, Hit Potiskum

Sanusi Decries Politics of Ethnicity, Region in Nigeria

Sapele Gas Plant Shut over Vandalised Pipeline

Jonathan, Global Leaders Brainstorm in Mali over al-Qaeda

US Envoy Visits Rivers State, Lauds Development

Gunmen Kill another UNIPORT Student, Ex-Corps Member

Obama Accuses Republican Rival of Suffering "Romnesia"

Thieves Across US Stealing SUV Seats

Al Qaeda Attack on Yemen Army Base Kills 24

Peace Envoy Brahimi Pushes in Syria for Ceasefire

Freed Pussy Riot Band Member Takes Case to European Court

Yahoo to Exit South Korea in First Asian Pullout

Gunmen Kill another UNIPORT Student, Ex-Corps Member, One Other

EU Bank Deal 'Boosts Integration'

Beirut Blast Kills ‘Top Intelligence’ Official

Malala Yousafzai: Pakistan Girl 'Standing with Help'

Bomb Blast kills Eight in Beirut

Football Community Mourns S’Africa’s Assistant Coach

Second Man Arrested in Plot to Bomb US Federal Reserve

China Power Brokers Agree Preferred Leadership Team

N’Korea Threatens South over Propaganda Balloons

Chikwe, Usoro, to be Inducted into Hall of Fame

US to Invite Myanmar to Joint Military Exercises

China Set for Naval Exercises

Thursday, October 18, 2012

2013 Budget Scales Second Reading in National Assembly

Court Grants Nigerian Couple Custody of ’Scam’ Baby

Govs Reject Vigeo’s Emergence as Bidder for Benin Disco

Kofi Annan: Abiola’s Death Was Suspicious

Senate Committee Backs House on Call for Oteh’s Sack

Sambo Receives Accenture’s Blueprint on Police Funding

Police Exhume Girl, 13, over Mysterious Death’s Claim

Soyinka Condemns Killings

Mobil Denies Ignoring Summon from Akwa Ibom Assembly

Kano Considers Exit from $27m Malaria Loan Project

‘Sylva Sponsoring Kuboh to Distract Dickson’

FG to Unveil New GAT on Monday

Power: FG Moves to Check Dearth of Manpower

Suspected Killers of Police, FRSC Officers Arrested

IG Asked to Fish out Killers of Dele Giwa, Others

Cancellation of Promotional Exam in Public Service Lauded

Flood Camps: Benue Chides Journalists over Rape Report

Police: 381 ‘1 Million Boys’ Arrested in Apapa

20 Feared Dead in Mubi Multiple Explosions

Nigeria, Niger to Begin Joint Border Patrol

Lagos Govt Builds Eight Maternal and Childcare Centres in Five Years

NJC Undecided on Salami

Lagos 2012 Budget Recorded 72% Performance, Says Fashola

Foreign Experts Hail Ogoni’s Suit against Shell in The Netherlands

Etete Foundation Gives Relief Materials to Communities

Amosun: The Journey So Far

Under Fire over Congo Rebels, Rwanda Wins Security Council Seat

AP Source: Obama Was Considered Potential Target

Peace Envoy to Visit Syria to Work out Eid Ceasefire

Jonathan Eulogises Gowon at 78

FCSC Chairman: APER Cancellation to Ensure Effectiveness of Public Service

Police Arrest 10 Suspected Gunmen in Kano

Boko Haram: Nigeria, Niger Begin Joint Border Patrol

Police Funding: Accenture Briefs VP Sambo, Committee

EU Summit to Tackle Banking Union

20 Feared Dead as Multiple Explosions Rock Mubi

Mimiko’s 2008 Judicial Victory Fraudulent, Says Agagu

Soyinka: Yes, Achebe Was Right; Igbo Were Genocide Victims

Taliban Shooting Victim, Malala Yousufzai, Wakes Up

For Benghazi Diplomatic Security, US Relied on Small British Firm

FBI Arrests Man in Alleged Terror Plot to Blow up NY Federal Reserve

Nigeria Set to Issue Fixed-line Internet Licences

NCC, NITDA, Zinox Collaborate on ICT Capacity Devt

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

House Opens Debate on 2013 Budget, Harps on Implementation

Gunmen Attack Chevron Facility, Abduct Seven Expatriates

SFU: We Can’t Release Uba Now

FG to Review 6-3-3-4 System of Education

FG Asked to Ensure Disco Bids Match Bidders Business Plans

Uniport Four: 13 Suspects Arraigned, Remanded in Custody

Emodi Disowns Okupe over Attacks on National Assembly

THISDAY: Why Mimiko Should Be Re-elected

First Lady Returns Hale and Hearty

Ondo Poll: IG Orders Restriction of Movement for Three Days

Protecting the Child’s Online Activities

Poverty Rate will Reduce by 15% in 2015

Kwara Distributes N25m Relief Items to Flood Victims

African Leaders Urged to Invest in Broadband

NJC Rejects Nominees for Osun CJ

NNPC Blames Fuel Scarcity on Diversion by Marketers

Aliyu Alleges Plot to Destabilise Niger

Don’t Disappoint Me, Nigerians, Jonathan Tells ICPC Chair

Obada Commissions 52 Seater Marcopolo Buses for Welfare of Defence Officers

Explosions, Gunfire Rock Potiskum

NDDC Seeks N1.3trn Extra

FG: Promotion No Longer Base on Result in MDAs

5.28 Million Nigerians Registered under Contributory Pension

Libyan Militias Shell Former Gaddafi Stronghold Town

Crack Addicts Rounded Up after Rio Slum Takeovers

Turkey Fires Back after Shell from Syria Lands in Hatay

Russia Criticizes EU Iran Sanctions, Urges Talks

Colombia, FARC Rebels Begin Historic Peace Talks

US, Israel to Hold Major Missile Defense Exercise

President Jonathan Off to Niamey, to co-Chair Nigeria-Niger Joint Commission

Dame Patience Returns Hale, Hearty

Dame Patience Jonathan Returns

Stocks in U.S. Fluctuate While Euro, Spanish Bonds Gain

US Servicemen Arrested in Okinawa for Alleged Rape

Suicide Bomber Wounds 45 Afghan Soldiers

Divided Syrian rebels agree on joint leadership

Three Turkish Soldiers Killed in PKK Attacks

Uba to Know Fate Wednesday

US Avoids Disaster, Advances to Final Round of Brazil 2014 Qualification Process

Bin Laden Driver's Conviction Reversed by US Court

Afghanistan's Safest Province Falling Prey to Taliban

Senate Swears in Ex-Jang’s Aide

House Okays Amendment Bill on National Honours Award

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Uba to Know Fate Today

JTF: We Killed 24 Boko Haram Members in Maiduguri

Abdulsalami, Offor-backed Firms Win Disco Bids

Suspect Accuses Policeman of Joining in the Lynch of Aluu Four

Senate Passes $78b/d Oil Benchmark

Ekwueme at 80: Jonathan, Eminent Nigerians Point the Way Forward

Senate Seeks Better Funding for Varsities

Jonathan Meets Governors, Council Bosses on Polio Eradication

Finally, PenCom Revises Investment Regulations

Ex-militants Donate N52.7m to Flood Victims

NEXIM MD Visits Origin Group

Delta Ethnic Group Demands Allocation to Oil Communities

Moro: Foreigners Not Deterred by Nigeria’s Image Problem

Aero Flight Makes Air Return over Engine Problem

Insecurity: Borno to Employ 200 Youths

Gunmen Kidnap Rivers Power Commissioner

Oil Theft: CJN Calls for Passage of PIB

Nigeria to Auction 2.3 GHz Spectrum in December

Soyinka Backs Achebe on Civil War Memoir

Jonathan: Why I am Passionate About Checking Infant Mortality

MTN Ultimate Promo and the Raging Questions

Journalists Enter for Promasidor Quill Awards

Deconstructing Mimiko’s Definition of Governance

Palestinians Reject US Criticism of UN Status Drive

Colombia, FARC Rebels Set to Start Peace Talks Wednesday

Four killed in Al Qaeda Attack in Southern Yemen

$1bn Blocked ‘Arab Spring’ Assets in Swiss Coffers

Cuba to Lift Broad Travel Restrictions, Easing Exit, Returnb

British Hacker Spared Extradition to US

Taliban Justifies Attack on Pakistani Schoolgirl

Floods: Abba Moro Urges Nigerians to be Compassionate to Victims

Strikers Cleared from Kumba's Sishen Mine in South Africa

Clinton: ‘I Take Responsibility’ for Benghazi

Kuwait Opposition Group Calls for Sit-in After Arrests

Flood: CAN Urges Transparent Disbursement of Funds

Evergrande's Lippi Dismisses Rumours of Drogba Swoop

UK Doctors Hopeful for Shot Pakistani School Girl

Karadzic to Begin Hague War Crimes Defence

Gunmen Kidnap Six, Including Aid Workers, in Niger

White House Mulls How to Strike over Libya Attack

Flood: Dickson Orders Evacuation of President’s Hometown

Abdulsalami, Tinubu-backed Firms Jostle for Discos Tuesday

Kaduna Killings: Yakowa Plans Special Security Strategies to Arrest Bandits

PHCN Officials Indicted over Financial Recklessness

In-fighting in NCC Aimed at Diverting Attention

Oil Benchmark: House Warns Okonjo-Iweala

Multiple Explosions Rock Maiduguri, 10 Feared Dead

Court Refuses Capital Oil Boss, Others Bail

Nigeria Ranks Lowest among African Powerhouses in Mo Ibrahim Index

19 Women Raped in Benue Camps for Flood Victims

How FG Ignored New Evidence on Bakassi

Court Strikes out Case against Salami’s Reinstatement

FG, States Vote N10bn to Fight Poverty, Inequality

Finance Ministry, Agencies to Spend N14.7bn in 2013

Nigeria Woos Investors at ITU Conference

Monday, October 15, 2012

Another Fuel Subsidy Scam Suspect Gets Bail

Mark Urged to Intervene in Demolished Estate Saga

Floods: FG to Probe Monetary Interventions

UNIPORT Four: 21 in Police Custody

Traffic Law: LASTMA, KAI Officers Continue Public Sensitisation

CP Blames Youths for Incessant Robberies in Lagos

FG Recovers N350bn via Due Process

Fashola Unveils N300m Villa for Retirees

Court to Decide on Tejuosho Market Nov 21

Getting the Disco Sales Right

Our Season of Anomie

Senior Female Lawyers, Professional Women Honour CJN

Landmark Mosque in Aleppo Burned in Fighting

Malala Yousafzai, Shoolgirl Shot by Taliban, Now in UK

No Winner for Mo Ibrahim African Leader Prize

Pilot Lands Plane at Wrong Airport

Nobel Prize: Roth, Shapley Win Economics Award

Flooding: Orubebe Cautions Niger Deltans Against Violence

Flood Disaster: Adamawa Counts Loses as Jonathan Visits

EU Member States Agree New Iran Sanctions

Nigeria, India to Further Strengthen Defence ties

Pakistan: Militants Attack Police in Mattani

Philippines, Muslim Rebels Sign Peace Plan

Murdock to Speak at VAM's Convention

Cambodia’s Former King, Norodom Sihanouk, Dies Aged 89

Shot Pakistani Schoolgirl Heads to UK for Treatment

Thriller Taken 2 Earns Second Box Office Win

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Achebe’s Memoirs: Ndigbo Seeks End to Controversy

Power: TCN Requires Sustained Capital Investment of N823bn

Robbers Raid Journalist, Kill own Two Gang Members, Three Others

Okonjo-Iweala: FG Will Borrow to Fund Infrastructure Devt

In a Reprisal, Gunmen Kill 24 in Kaduna

House, Executive Set to Fight over $80 Benchmark

Aliyu: Boko Haram Leader Started His Ministry in Niger

Murdock Visits Nigeria

Aboh People Cry out to Delta Govt

FG Promises to Rehabilitate Flood Victims

RMAFC Urges Stakeholders to Diversify Economy

Budget 2013: Inequality in Allocations May Trigger More Insecurity

WAGPCo to Resume Operation Soon

Fuel Subsidy Scam: FG Gives Anti-graft Agencies Order to Arrest Suspects

Bakassi: Finally, the Denouement

Brazil 2014: Del Bosque Faces Tough Choices for France Clash

Armed Men Seize Military Vehicle in Egypt's Sinai

Skydiver Felix Baumgartner Lands Highest Ever Jump

Achebe's Distortion of Historical Facts


Algeria Caught in Quandary over Mali Crisis

Obama Team Promises More Aggressive President in Second Debate

Iran: Hezbollah Drone Proves Our Capabilities

Armed Bandits Kill 20 in Kaduna

Syria: Gunmen Kill Four on Factory Bus in Homs

Mauritanian President to be Flown Abroad After Shooting

Afghan President Asks Pakistan to Fight Extremism

S’Africa Police Arrest 72 Gold Fields Miners

Syria Bans Turkey Civilian Flights Over its Territory

Israeli Air Strike in Gaza Kills Palestinian Militant

SA 2013: Fan Riot Halts Senegal-CIV Clash

Mauritania Leader 'Accidentally' Shot

IBB: Jonathan Has Not Declared Second Term Bid

N1bn Waiver: NCC Didn’t Recommend MTS,Says Juwah

Ashafa Offers Recipe for Nation Building

Military Exit from Pension Scheme Worries Operators

Flood: Minister Allays Fears on Food Crisis

Nigeria ’ll Overcome Security Challenges, Says Abubakar

Kidnapped Osun Speaker’s Wife Rescued in Ogun

Mauritania President Wounded in Accidental Shooting

Taskforce on Power Unfolds Transmission Agenda This Week

IMF: Nigeria, Senegal, Others Vulnerable to Humanitarian Emergency

Defence Minister, IG Turn Down PDP Requests for Security

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Forget Onshore/Offshore Dichotomy, Uchendu Tells NorthernLeaders

Nasarawa to Step up Rural Electrification Projects

CBN’s Crackdown on Bank Debtors Pays Off

Waiting for the Jonathan Moment

As ‘DDB Lagos’ Makes History

And Protest Greets Nuclear Regulatory Authority’s New Fees

S’Africa Police, Protesters Clash Near Mine Shaft

Turkey Cites Srebrenica in Appeal for Action on Syria

Freed Russian Punk Band Member Defends Church Prank

Between Tambuwal and the President’s Media Men

Plateau State: Three Killed in Fresh Barkin Ladi Attack

Egypt Leader Backs Down in Row with Prosecutor

Mali Islamists Step Up Threats as France Pushes for War

Al Qaeda Leader Calls for More Mohammad Film Protests

Clinton Lends Star Power to Democratic Candidates

Pakistan: Market Bombing 'Kills 15'

Turkey Condemns UN Inertia as Syrian Conflict Deepens

Secret Service Officer Arrested after Passing Out

Pakistan: Christian Teen Accused of Blasphemy

US Intelligence Hurt when Libya Base Abandoned

Two Blasts in Nairobi, Policeman Wounded


Friday, October 12, 2012

In Defence of Performing Public Servants (rightOfreply)

Excess Crude Account Rises to $8.4bn

Bakassi: Non-Appeal Sparks Call for Self-Rule

Jonathan Meets Southern Leaders on State of the Nation

Jonathan Visits Flood Ravaged Bayelsa Communities as Dickson Closes Illegal Camp

Terrorism: FG Has Abandoned Borno, Say Elders

Shehu Muhammad Appointed CEO of Keystone Bank

Presidency: Nigerians Expect Budget to be Ready January

EFCC Uncovers Fresh Bayelsa Loot

FCTA Demolition Exercise Turns Bloody in Apo

Land Use Act: Lack of Legislation Fuels Governors Abuse

Police Arrest Robbery Suspects, Recover Cache of Arms

11 Childbirths in Camps as Jonathan Visits Flood Victims

Global Recognition For Legend Stout

EU Moves Closer to New Iran Sanctions


FCTA Demolition Exercise Turns Bloody In Apo

The Nigerian Spirit – Alive and Well

Prince Harry Reportedly 'Risking Life' in Afghanistan

Clinton: Still No Clear Picture of Benghazi

Taliban's 'Radio Mullah' Sent Hit Squad after Pakistani Schoolgirl

War Intensifies Across Syria, Refugee Crisis Deepens

Petinrin to Military: Leave Governance to Politicians

Consumer Sentiment Jumps Ahead of Elections

Syria: Turkey's Ammunition Claim on Plane 'Lies'

European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Flood: Adamawa Dept Gov Warns Against Diverting Relief Materials

Lagos NUJ Games: It’s THISDAY, The Sun Football Final!

NSC, NOA Team up to Drum Support for Nigeria

Zuma Under Fire for Costly Upgrade of his Home

US Pastor Terry Jones Denied Entry into Canada

Indonesia's Bali Recalls Horror of Bombs 10 Years On

UN Chief Finds His Voice, Remains Cautious on China

Lagos NUJ Games: It’s THISDAY, The Sun Football Final!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

UNIPORT 4: Parents of Victims Urge IG to Take over Investigation

HRW Accuses Boko Haram, JTF Crimes against Humanity

Woman, 58, Declared Missing in Abuja

Ikomi, Keystone Bank CEO, Resigns

House Begins Probe of Otedola-AMCON Debt Deal

Dangote Committee to Raise N100bn for Flood Victims

Ifeanyi Uba’s Capital Oil Petitioned over Another Fuel & Subsidy Scam

Cameroun, Nigerian Border Communities to Form Republic of Ambazonia

DG: Why Local Automotive Council Suffers

Farmers Drag Shell to Court in The Hague

Judge Orders GOC 2 Div to Appear in Court

Flood Has Not Disrupted Oil Production, Says Alison-Madueke

Tambuwal: House Determined to Fight Corruption, Bad Leadership

Abike: Fiftyish and Stylish

Counting Transport Losses as Flood Ravages More States

MARAN Mourns Demise of Member

ANLCA Hails THISDAY Staff member

Egypt Removes General Prosecutor to Appease Protesters

Hezbollah Says It Sent Drone over Israel

Syria's Islamist Rebels Join Forces Against Assad

US Still Talking to Russia about Extending Arms Deal

Syrian Plane 'Carried Munitions'

Team Obama Hopes VeePee Debate Halts GOP Momentum

Chinese Author Mo Yan Wins Nobel

Shot Pakistan Girl Moves Hospitals

French Police Release Five Terror Suspects

We Hope to Raise N100bn for Flood Relief, Says Dangote

Morocco's King Plans Gulf Tour

Polls See Easy Election Win for Netanyahu, Israeli Right

Tension in Barkin Ladi over Demolition of Eid Prayer Ground

Ogoniland Oil Spills: Dutch Court Begins Hearing Shell Case

Eat More Chocolate, Win More Nobels?

Venezuela: Chavez Names Maduro Vice-president

Syrian Passenger Plane Forced to Land in Turkey

NHF Worries over CVD among Mothers, Children

I Won Imo Governorship Poll in 2011, Says Ohakim

IMF Calls for Action as Euro Zone Crisis Festers

S&P Cuts Spain Credit Rating to Near Junk

Triesman: John Terry’s Ban Too Short

Achebe and the Biafran Memoir

Flood: NMA Raises the Alarm over Outbreak of Epidemics

14 Killed in Resumed Attacks in Plateau

IRS Flight Aborted as Aircraft Hits Truck on Runway

Uba, 6 Others to Remain in Custody Pending Conclusion of Investigation

UNIPORT Killings: Soldiers, Police Take over Omuokiri

Budget 2013: Marching Towards Inclusive Growth

Bakassi: House of Reps Summons Adoke

...House, Presidency Flex Muscles over Oil Benchmark

Education, Security Get Highest Votes in Proposed 2013 Budget

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Obama: "too polite" on "bad" debate night

Traffic Law Strips LASTMA of Power to Punish Offenders, Says Commissioner

Lawyers Welcome FG’s Decision Not to Apply for Bakassi Review

Budget: NNPC Pledges Higher Crude Output, Vows to Stem Theft

Obama Touts Jobs Report as He Seeks to Lift Campaign

‘Poverty, Still a Threat to National Security’

Panetta: US Sends Forces to Jordan

Rebels: Halt Syrian Army Attempt to Retake Town

Nation Building or Branding: Singapore a Classic Case.

Promasidor Inaugurates Quill Awards Website

Obama: I Was ‘Too Polite’ in Debate with Romney

Morocco Drug Ring Members Arrested in France, Switzerland

Beyoncé Bows Out of Clint Eastwood Film ‘A Star Is Born’

Poll: Obama, Romney Would Lose to Clinton, Reagan

Gunmen Kill Two FRSC Officers, Injure One in Kano

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Arrives Space Station with Precious Cargo

Assad Assumes Command of Syrian Forces

Turkey Warns Syria Against Cross-border Shelling

Bolt Still Flirting with More Events

14 Killed in a Resumed Attack on the Plateau

Education, Security Get Lion’s Share of Budget

Two US Scientists Win Nobel Chemistry Prize

Toyota to Recall 7.4m Vehicles over Power Window Glitch

In the Battle of the Spouses, Romney's Up, But Obama Leads

Split Verdict for Russian Punk Band

US State Dept Reveals New Details of Benghazi Attack

2013Budget: Jonathan Vows to Mitigate Harsh Economic Clime, Promises Women 5m Jobs

Jonathan Presents 2013 Budget to NASS

Eight Suspects Arrested over Killing of Policemen in Kano

US 'Had no Warning' of Attack on Benghazi Consulate

Malala Yousafzai: Surgery to remove Bullet 'a Success'

The Killing Field of Adamawa Where Fear Rules the Day

Doubts as Ogun PDP Reconciles

At Last, Help is on the Way…

Money Laundering: EFCC Arrests 4 in Abuja

Sanusi: CBN Has Recovered N620bn Loans

Jonathan: Rice Importation Will Stop by 2015

Jonathan Sets Agenda for Sovereign Investment Board

Dangote, Adenuga, 32 Others to Raise Funds for Flood Victims, States

Uniport Shut Down as Protests over Students’ Killings Spread

Lawmakers, Cross River, Others Protest FG’s Decision on Bakassi

In Maiduguri, Even the Dead are Now Homeless

House Passes MTEF, Pegs Oil Benchmark at $80 Per Barrel

...Ifeanyi Uba Arrested Over Alleged N22bn Subsidy Fraud

Concerns Mount Over Fuel Import Permits to Indicted Oil Marketers

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Church to Spend N100m on School Renovation

Ekiti Shuts 131 Unregistered, Substandard Schools

NATO Makes Plans to Back Turkey over Syria Spillover

New TV Campaign for ‘Mouka My Comfort Zone’

Libya Promises ICC Gaddafi's Son Will Get a Fair Trial

France Proposes Deadline for Military Intervention Plan in Mali

FG: Armed Forces Being Reshaped For Emerging Global Security Challenges

Kano: Gunmen Kill Two Policemen

Mexican Marines Kill Top Zetas Drug Lord, Body Snatched

Quantum Pioneers Win Nobel Prize

Greece Raises Security for Merkel's Athens Visit

FG Mitigates Flood Disaster With N22 billion

Adoke: We've No Case on Bakassi

Afghan Addicts Help Run Daring New Restaurant in Kabul

North Korea Says Its Rockets Can Hit US Mainland

Liberia: Nobel Laureate Quits over Govt Corruption

Football: ‘Cote d’Ivoire’s Uniting Force’

Jonathan Unveils Flood Relief Plans

In Ondo Politics, Deceit Has No Place

Monday, October 08, 2012

FG Asks Saudi Arabia to Extend Time for Deported Pilgrims

Imo Shut Down For Okorocha’s Birthday Celebration

FG to Spend $1.6bn on Refineries’ Maintenance

Jonathan Orders CDS, Service Chiefs to Check Terrorism, Oil Theft

Adoke: We’ve No Case on Bakassi

Oyo Govt: Why We Opted for Bond, ADB Loan

FCTA Signs MoU on Abuja Monorail System

Nigeria, UK Close in on N2trn Bilateral Trade Target

Court Awards Brutalised Journalist N100m

UNIPORT Identifies 3 Murdered Students

N1bn Subsidy Scam: EFCC Arraigns 4 Suspects in Abuja

N51bn Digital Bridge Institute Takes off Next Year

Paucity of Fund Stalls NNPC Gas Infrastructure Projects

Indian Firm to Buy Nigeria’s Crude under 1-year Contract

'Saudi Weapons' Seen at Syria Rebel Base

Egypt's President Mursi Pardons 'Revolutionaries'

Syria: Turkish President Says ‘Worst Case’ Unfolding

New Service Chiefs Assume Duties, Tasked to end Piracy, Oil Theft

Israel Strikes Gaza Targets after Rocket Salvo

Shooting, Shelling in Sudan Border State Capital

Commander: Ambassador Stevens Wanted Security Team to Stay

Real Test Still to Come for High-flying Atletico

FCT Land Swap Project: Dangote, First Aries Oil, Chinese Firm, 10 Others Pre-qualified

Iran Military Official: Drone Flight Shows Israel is Vulnerable

6.0 Earthquake Strikes off Northwest Mexico

US Security Warning on China Firms

Hugo Chavez Re-elected as Venezuelan President

Sunday, October 07, 2012

Dangote Doles out N430m to Kogi Women, Flood Victims and Rehabilitate Obajana-Kabba Road

Uniport Killings: Police Arrest Monarch, Others

Crude Oil Production Drops to 2.4mbpd

Okonjo-Iweala: FG’s Succour for Flood Victims Underway

Presidential Panel Divided over Bakassi

Police Exonerate Presidential Committee from Bribery Allegations

Shells Considers Shutting Afam Power Plant

Minister Warns CEOs of Parastatals

JTF Kills Boko Haram Chief, 30 Others in Yobe

Flood Sacks Jonathan’s Home, Kinsmen as Group Warns of Impending Famine

Finally, Presidential Delegation Departs for Saudi Arabia


Igbo Leaders, Govs Insist on Additional State

ILO: Employment Rights Essential to Economic Recovery

‘Cash-less Policy Still Below Expectation’

‘Contractors’ Delay Frustrates Government of Continuity in Abuja’

Lagos Light Rail: Residents Upbeat about Traffic De-congestion

'ICJ Judgment, Green Tree Agreement, Flawed'

Bakassi, a Future So Uncertain

Jubilation, As INEC Declares Pwajok Winner of Plateau By-Election

Philippine Rebels in Peace Deal

US, S'Korea Agree on Longer Range Ballistic Missiles

Romney Shows Softer Side; Obama Raising More Cash

UK: Cameron Rules Out 'Mansion Tax'

Sorrow, Tears and Flood…

Man Behind Anti-Islam Film Due in L.A. Court Wednesday

Tunisia: Clashes over Rubbish Dump

Chavez's Socialist Rule at Risk as Venezuelans Vote

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Savour the Peace Dance...

Hard Times Persist on New Lokoja-Abuja Diversion

How President Jonathan Picked New Service Chiefs

Bakassi Support Briefs Cherie Blair

Education Minister Seeks Support for Pan African University

Four UNIPORT Students Lynched for Robbery

Auto Crash Claims Nine in Ogun

The Bickering over FERMA Projects

French Police Kill One in Raid Linked to Jewish Market Attack

Touring S’America, Panetta Renews Defence Ties with Peru

Extradited Terrorism Suspects Appear in US Courts

La Liga: Real Players Have Recovered Their Focus Says Mourinho

Sorrow, Tears and Flood…

Atiku’s Call for Regionalism

Israeli Air Force Shoots Down Drone Aircraft

Democrats Raise Record $181m in September

Obama Calls on Congress to Act on Tax Cut, Housing

Plateau By-Election: Jang Commends Citizens over Peaceful Conduct

Somali President Names Prime Minister

Yemen Foils al Qaeda Plan to Bomb Air Base Used by US

Pope's Butler Convicted in Leaks, Given 18 Months

N’Korean Soldier Defects to South Across Land Border

Britain Extradites Islamist Cleric to US

Enterprise Bank Accuses Staff of Reneging on Peace Deal

Pope's butler awaits verdict in papal leaks trial

Panetta says Karzai should thank allied forces

Pakistan: Imran Khan Starts Anti-drone Protest March

Turkey 'Responds to Fresh Syrian Mortar Fire'

Friday, October 05, 2012

Amaechi Vows to Continue Demolition of Waterfronts

PIB: Host Communities Must Account for Oil Installations, Says Ihedioha

Flood Sacks Nzeribe, Nwapa, 15 Communities in Oguta

Jonathan to Present 2013 Budget Oct 10

Money Laundering: EFCC Arrests 10 over Non-Compliance

Inadequate Budget, Vandalism Threaten Kano Electricity Distribution

FG, N'Assembly Mull Supplementary Budget to Cushion Effect of Flooding

Mainstreet Bank Accuses Staff of Reneging on Peace Deal

Suit to Compel FG’s Action on Bakassi Commences

Fuel Subsidy Scam: EFCC Arraigns 13 Oil Marketers

Finally, Cynthia Osokogu Buried in Hometown

Power Plants: Winners of Bid Still Under Scrutiny

Yakowa Blasts Mischief Makers

Abia Moves to Activate Aba Dry Port

Teacher, Don’t Teach Me Nonsense

Reactions to Inside Politics: Short, Sharp and Straight Forward

Merkel to Visit Greece as Money Running Out

U.S. Jobless Rate Tumbles to Near four-Year Low

Turkey Returns Fire 'After Fresh Syria Shelling'

Syrian Warplanes Pound Homs

Police Clash with Protesters in Bahrain

Rivalry Between Libyan Cities Sharpens over Rebel's Death

Romney: I Was 'Completely Wrong' about '47 Percent' Comments

Two Suspects Held in Istanbul over Killing of US Envoy

Israeli Forces Kill American Gunman in Hotel Shoot-out

Brazil 2014: Loew Quizzed over German Keepers

Brazil Coach Criticises Argentine FA for Friendly Farce

50 Years of James Bond Stars

Britain to Extradite Radical Islamist Cleric to US

Film Dramatizing bin Laden Raid Airing Nov. 4

Re: Posers as Edo Commissioner Quits

Debt-laden Companies Cashing in on ECB Pledge

With Friends Around, Ubani Has No Worry

Turks on Syrian Border Skeptical after Shelling

Son of Prominent Mexican Politician Shot Dead

‘Family Unity Needs More Commitment’

PHCN Disco Explains Power Supply Shortage in Abuja

Thursday, October 04, 2012

FG Plans to Boost Sovereign Wealth Fund

Archbishop Tutu Wins $1m Mo Ibrahim Prize

Flood Sacks Bishop as FG, APGA Donate to Anambra Victims

Okonjo-Iweala Gets Accolades for New Book

Jonathan Names New CDS, Service Chiefs

FG Moves to Appeal Bakassi Judgment

Integrated Oil & Gas Accuses Committee of Playing a Script

Nigerian Foreign Missions Tasked on Service Delivery

Court Dismisses Airtel’s Application against Econet

NEITI Backs Sanusi’s Claim against NNPC’s Production Figure

Nigeria, Saudi Arabia Resolve Hajj Conflict

Bomb Blast Kills 3 in Jalingo

EFCC to Arraign New Batch of Oil Marketers for Fraud

Foreign Ministry Implements 59% of N7.4bn Budget

FG Reassures Nigerians on Education Projects

ACN: Jonathan’s Aides Must Wake up

‘Why Delta is Hosting Sports Summit’

US Investigators Visit Libya Compound where Ambassador Killed

Turkish PM Doesn't Want War with Syria

Taking Responsibility

Kano Closes Down The Triumph

Plateau By-Election: DPP Candidate Alleges Plan by PDP to Rig Election

Adamawa Govt: We'll Provide Succour for Mubi Massacre Survivors

Adamawa Govt: We’ll Provide Succour for Mubi Massacre Survivors

Libyan Protesters Storm Congress over Govt Line-up

S’Africa Illegal Strikes Hit More Amplats Mines

Four Qaeda Militants Killed in US Drone Strike

Russia Advises Syria on Turkey Border Attack

Turkey Authorizes Military Operations in Syria

Jonathan Appoints New Service Chiefs

Draghi Says ECB Primed to Buy Bonds When Ready

Nigeria to Appeal ICJ Ruling on Bakassi-Peninsula

Taraba Assembly Impeaches Dep Governor

Mubi Massacre: Adamawa Rector Cries Out for Protection

Polls Show Romney Won TV Debate with Obama

UN Atomic Agency Yet to Agree Fresh Iran Talks

Afghan President: 2014 Election Will be on Time

Russia Denies Involvement in Alleged US Smuggling Network

From Brain Drain to Medical Tourism

NSE Advises Firms on Information Disclosure

Mexican Troops Arrest Two in Killing of US Border Agent

Turkey Strikes Back at Syria after Mortar Kills Five

Clinton Pledges Full Accounting of Deadly Benghazi Attack

Police Recover Maryam Abacha’s Jewellery From Robbers

Sanusi Faults House on Oil Benchmark Hike

Jonathan Offers to Negotiate with Okah

Police Arrest Mubi Murder Suspects

Court Bars NIA, Gov, UBA Director from Multi-million Property

LASTMA, KAI Undergo Reforms

FG to Spend N1.5bn on Zik’s Mausoleum

Jonathan Vows to Strengthen the Armed Forces

Amaechi Assures Multinationals of Security, Stable Power Supply

Cynthia Osokogu for Burial Oct 5

Police Parade 30 Robbery, Boko Haram Suspects in Kaduna

NNPC Upgrades Operations to SAP Compliant

NEMA Warns of More Flood as Crocodiles and Hippos Invade Homes

Hajj: NAHCON Reads Riot Act to State Pilgrim Boards

Attacks: Petinrin Wants Terrorists to Have a Rethink

Subsidy C’ttee Members Arraigned over Alleged Gratification from Integrated Oil and Gas

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Arepo Pipeline: Amosun Laments Economic Loss

Residents Laud FG over Resumption of Railway Services in Kwara

Islamists in Mali Recruit, Pay for Child Soldiers

Netanyahu-Barak Spat Stokes Early Israel Vote Talk

Turkey Contacts NATO Chief after Syria Mortar Strike

Microsoft Renews Efforts Against Fake Products

De criminalization of Social media

52 Years of Irregular Power

Global Initiative Advocates Aquaculture to Fight Hunger

AbdulLateef Oladimeji Adegbite (1933 –2012)

Police Recover Abacha's Stolen Gold Jewellery, Kill Two Armed Robbers

African Troops Comb Kismayu for Bombs after Somali Rebel Retreat

Mortar from Syria Kills Five Family Members in Turkey

Butler Stole Papers Pope Wanted Destroyed

Iran Police Clash with Protesters over Currency Crisis

Police Recover Abacha’s Stolen Gold Jewelries, Kill Two Armed Robbers

Find Mubi Killers, Jonathan Orders Security Operatives

Mali Islamists Kill Man by Firing Squad in Timbuktu

China Firm Sues Obama over Blocked US Wind Farm Deal

Anti-EU Protester Stages Vatican Dome Protest

Syria Conflict: Deadly Blasts Rip Through Aleppo Square

Hong Kong Seeks Answers after Deadly Ferry Crash

Between Political Expediency and Economic Feasibility

Biden Gaffe on Eve of US Presidential Debate

Myanmar's Suu Kyi Ends US Trip, Hailing Democracy

Posers as Edo Commissioner Quits

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Gunmen Kill 46 Students in Mubi

MTEF: House Raises Oil Benchmark to $82/barrel

NJC: We Don’t Need Jonathan’s Approval to Recall Salami

Hajj Impasse: Saudi Arabia Absolves Self

Oloibiri: PTDF Blames Accusations on Ambitious Persons

FG to Distribute Transformers to Communities

FAAN Confirms Restructuring of Parastatal

Fuel Scarcity Lingers as Inter-agency Rivalry Delays NNPC Vessels

Court Orders CBN to Account for Ibru’s Assets

NAPTIP Smashes Baby-selling Syndicate

PDP Cautions ACN over Urban Renewal Projects in Abia

Presidency: Opposition Parties Not a Better Alternative

Kukah: It’s Weakness to Celebrate in Hiding

IPMAN Adjust Petrol Prices in Kwara

Robbers Raid Estate Residents, Shoot Man-O-War Official in Lagos

Mohammed, Akinjide Warn FCTA Directors, Workers

Ahmed Calls for Review of Revenue Allocation

Navy Unveils New Camouflage Uniform

NUPENG, JAF Accuse FG of Plot to Increase Fuel Price

Ballack Retires from Football

Williams Sisters to Host Clinic for Kids at Ikoyi Club

Kajola Investment Assures Shareholders

As ‘DDB Lagos’ Makes Global History

Stolen Kidneys : Citizen Abubakar Cry for Help

Islamist Governor Shakes Up Egypt Province

US Election: Will the Debates Make a Difference?

Vatican Butler Alleges Harsh Conditions after Arrest

Iran to Enrich Uranium to 60 Percent if Nuclear Talks Fail

EFInA Seeks Financial Inclusion Role for Co-operatives

Re: The Bully Called Sanusi

Jonathan Receives Letter of Credence of Five Envoys

Somali Militants Hit Kismayu as African Troops Move In

Our Revolution Has Been Stolen, Say Libya's Jihadists

Megan's Teacher Agrees to UK Return

US Border Patrol Agent Shot Dead, Another Wounded

Mubi Massacre: Police Confirm 25 Dead as Govt Imposes Curfew

Spain Ready for Bailout, Germany Signals "wait”

Unknown Gunmen Massacre 26 Students, 20 Others in Mubi

NYC Gym Teacher Claims 6-year-old Student Beat Him Up

Colombian President to Have Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Undersea 6.2 Magnitude Quake Strikes off Northeast Japan

Death Toll in Hong Kong Ferry Disaster Rises to 36

Spain Ready for Bailout, Germany Signals wait

UEFA League: Messi Wants More Than Just Accolades

Tribal War over Festival of the Legend

UEFA League: Benfica's New Midfield Faces Barca Examination

Gunmen Attack Kenya Police Post Near Somali Border

Palestinians: Two Teams to Probe Arafat's Death

FG Restructures Aviation Agencies

Okah’s Trial Opens in South Africa

Our Challenges Shouldn’t Deter Us, Says Jonathan

Monday, October 01, 2012

Nigeria Joins JP Morgan Government Bond Index

Gunmen Kill Soldier, Four Others in Maiduguri

50 Pilgrims Deported after Tensions Ease

Anniversary Goodwill Messages

Obi Dares Flood to Evacuate Victims

RSUST Crisis: Diete-Spiff Offers to Broker Peace

Flood: Uduaghan Sends SOS to FG, Firms

FCTA Denies Rift Between Mohammed, Akinjide

Ita-Giwa: Resettle Bakassi People Before Appealing Judgment

FG Begins Inspection on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Project

Pipeline Fire Kills 20 in Abia

Ozuah: Special Investigation Team Pledge Transparency

More Tributes Pour in for Adegbite

Akunyili Warns Youths against Drug Abuse

Nimet Lauds Lagos Govt

Delta LGA Official Killed in His Farm

Ekiti to Restrict Okada Riders

Mimiko Tackles Agagu over Petition on 2009 Judgment

S’Africa Resumes Henry Okah’s Trial

SA 2013: 21 Eagles Train, Reuben, Idris Fall to Injuries

Fighting Spreads in Aleppo Old City, Syrian Gem

More than a Dozen Missing after Hong Kong Ferry Sinks

Nigeria at 52: Abuja Marks Low-Key Independent Anniversary

Shekarau Mourns Adegbite

Somali, African Union Troops Enter Kismayo

Suicide Bombing Rocks Afghan City

S'Africa Mine Shooting Probe to Begin

Iraq's Maliki Juggles Tehran, Washington

Japan PM Picks Senior Lawmaker as Finance Minister

Court Sentences Man to Prison for Stealing Goat

Kogi Flood Victims Besiege Enugu

Dana Air Accused of Neglecting Victims

US Supreme Court to Review Case against Shell

Delta Commissioner, Eghagha Kidnapped

Hajj Flights to Saudi Arabia Resume

NECO Embroiled in Fraud

Otedola Pays Off N141bn AMCON Debt

Jonathan May Drop Service Chiefs This Week

Jonathan: We Shall Overcome

NCC Committed to Broadband Deployment, Says Juwah

Demolition: FCT Minister Risks Jail Sentence

Tambuwal, Tinubu, Oni, Belgore Extol Adegbite’s Virtues

Minister Warns Varsities against Compromising Standards

Death Toll in Abia Pipeline Fire Rises to 15

Gombe Floats N20bn Bond to Develop Infrastructure

Sunday, September 30, 2012

A Peep into the Past

Stock Market Ends Third Quarter Positively

Documents Show Russia Ordered Syria to Shoot Down Turkish Jet

Major Quake Hits Colombia, No Reports of Death, Damage

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