This Day News Archive for November 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Leveson Inquiry Wants Law to Underpin Press Body

Abubakar: We Need To do More To Win War Against Terrorism

Presidency: Petrol Will Be Available at Yuletide Season

SURE-P Expends N70bn in Four Months

Court Dismisses Suit on How $12.5 Billion Oil Windfall Was Spent

NUC Intensifies Promotion of Biomedical Research

Nigeria Successful in Implementing HIIC Decisions

Egypt: Mursi to Speak as Islamists Seek Way Out of Crisis

Damascus Fighting Cuts off Internet, Airport

Former President George H. W. Bush Hospitalized

Egypt: Panel Agrees to Keep Islamic Principles in Charter

UN Set for Implicit Recognition of Palestinian State

Fresh Health Fears over Assange

Venezuela President Chavez Arrives in Cuba for Treatment

New York City Celebrates Day Without Violent Crime

Wednesday, November 28, 2012


Egypt Assembly Seeks to Wrap Up Constitution

US, Pakistan Ties Fully Repaired, Says Pakistan FM

Bangladesh Fire Protests Rage, Supervisors Arrested

Saudi Diplomat Shot Dead in Yemen, al Qaeda Blamed

Bomb Scare in Ekiti as Police Arrest Suspect

NJC Backs Salami, Asks Court to Dismiss Oyinlola’s Suit

Boko Haram Kills Five Policemen, One Soldier in Borno

Oyerinde: Court Begins Trial of Suspects

NERC Petitions Presidency over Wamakko’s Alleged Assault of PHCN Worker

Octogenarian in Police Net for Raping 12-year-old

NLC Demands Sanusi’s Sack

Nigerians Not Captured in 2016 Census Will Lose Citizenship

FG Approves N6.3bn for 13m ID Cards

Emir Appoints Ma’ajin Zazzau

Food Security: Firm Moves against Post-harvest Losses

Suntai is Recovering Fast, Returns Soon, Says Bwacha

INEC: Lack of Funds, Manpower Hamper Prosecution of Electoral Offenders

Ibori’s London Lawyer Appeals Conviction

Presidency: Okonjo-Iweala, Allison-Madueke Did Not Differ on Subsidy Payments

Ramaphosa’s Company Buys $335m Stake in MTN Nigeria

NNPC Targets $43.6bn Revenue in 2013

Power Company: Kano Threatens BPE with Court Action

UK: Cameron Receives Leveson Report

Palestinian Vote: UK May Abstain


FG Approves N6.3b for 13 Million ID Cards

Presidency: Okonjo-Iweala, Allison-Madueke Did Not Differ Over Subsidy Claim

FCT Hosts 2012 Miss University Nigeria

UEFA May Scrap Europa Cup, Double Champions League

Euro Zone Debt Forgiveness Lies Ahead in Greek Mire

Congo: M23 Rebels Begin Withdrawing Forces

Syria: Twin Bomb Blasts Kill 34 in Damascus

Nuclear Chief: Iran 'Will Press on With Enrichment'

Egypt Crisis: Protesters Maintain Mursi Decree Defiance

Decision due in Strauss-Kahn case

Leveson Inquiry: MPs Warn Against Press Regulation Law

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Police to Spend N2bn to Fight Terrorism in 2013

Plateau Killings: CDS Asked to Investigate Soldiers

NUPENG Threatens Nationwide Strike over Casualisation of Workers

Obaigbena Assures Information Volunteers of Protection

EFCC to Arraign Babalakin, Others Thursday

800 Corps Members Redeployed from Kano Due to Insecurity

FG Sacks Onagoruwa, Director General of BPE

CCB: Why We Can’t Disclose Jonathan’s Assets

Jaji Bombings: Chief of Defence Staff Sets Up Panel of Enquiry

Sanusi: Knowledge Has Replaced Natural Resources

‘3m Nomadic Children Out of School’

10 Killed in Auchi Bank Robbery

Sanusi Urges Cut in Workforce to Sustain Economy

Political Compromise Stalls Completion of NIPPS

Abuja CJ, Ojo Seek ADR to Resolve Boko Haram Crisis

FG Tasks North-west on Girl-child Education

Lagos to Launch First African City Monopoly Games

Yoruba Leaders Ask S’West Political Office Holders to Withdraw from Constitution Review

Senate to Recover 'Unspent' N17bn Coal Fund from Power Ministry

Ajimobi: Urban Renewal Programme to Attract Investors

FG Reiterates Commitment to Diversify Economy

SARS Attack: FCT Minister Convenes Emergency Security Meeting

‘Nigeria Needs a Distinct Brand Identity’

NAFDAC, Benue First Lady Offer Help Too

Relief Galore for Flood Victims

Congo: Rebels Set Conditions for Goma Withdrawal

US: $3.4bn Indian Lawsuit Ends, Disbursements to Begin

Venezuela: Chavez Back to Cuba for Treatment

Insurgent Attacks Kill 21, Wound Dozens in Iraq

JAMB CBT: ‘We’ve Identified 329 Centres’

FG Forms Group to Boost Girl-child Enrolment

‘Nigeria Can Address Research Problems through Collaboration’

Mass Cairo Protest Against Mursi

France to Back Palestinian UN Bid

Afghan President Seeks to Allay Fears of Post-2014 Chaos

Plateau Killing: CDS Charged to Investigate Soldiers

Boko Haram: Abuja Chief Judge, Ojo Suggest Mediation

CDS Visits Jaji Blast Scene, Sets Up Enquiry

Onogoruwa, DG BPE Sacked

SARS Attack: New Islamic Sect Claims Responsibility

Unification of Criminal, Penal Codes Will Foster Unity - FG

Estate Agents Decry Increase of Quacks

FG Reiterates Commitment to Diversification of Economy

Euro Zone, IMF Secure Deal on Cutting Greek Debt

Experts Exhume Arafat, Seek Evidence of Poison

Agric Minister, Lawmakers Bicker over Budget Padding

First lawyer from the North, Abdul Ganiyu Abdulrasaq, SAN On Life, Politics and Law

And Now That We’ve Hit Rock Bottom…

Monday, November 26, 2012

Military College Borders Discovered to be Porous

Attack on Police SARS HQ Leaves Two Dead

Agric Minister, Lawmakers Bicker over Budget Padding Onwuka Nzeshi and

State Creation: S’East Govs Move to Harmonise Views

State Police: Governors Meet Today to Discuss Options

FG, Embraer Open Talks on New Aircraft for Domestic Airlines

Baby Boy Dies after Circumcision by Nigerian Nurse in the UK

Fuel Subsidy Scam: EFCC Re-arraigns Ahmadu Ali’s Son, Others

Minister Threatens to Sanction Publishers over Text Book Supplies

Rivers Spends N5.5bn on Port Harcourt Primary Schools

EFCC Re-arraigns Hembe, Ifeanyi

FG Relocates Gas Project Site

NUPENG Pickets Shell Offices over Anti-labour Practices

Adoke Inaugurates Human Rights Commission Governing Board

8,000 Benefit from FCMB Free Eye Surgery Initiative

French Hostage in Mali Appeals for Help from Paris

Cote d’Ivoire Arrests Two over Swiss Blackmail Sex Ring

Egypt's Morsi Says He Stands by Decrees

Fire at German Workshop for Disabled Kills 14

US Defends 'Enormous' Climate Efforts at UN Talks

Kano Partners Dangote, Bill Gates Foundations on Polio

Sokoto Inaugurates First Renewable Energy Model Village

Group Chides FG over Fuel Racketeering

LAGBUS Crushes Commercial Bus, Injures Six

Ajimobi Warns against Plans to Unleash Violence in Oyo

Dickson Suspends Four Civil Servants

Maku Urges Amendment of Public Procurement Act

NERC to Review Electricity Tariffs Paid by SMEs

Ondo to Partner Private Investors, Int’l Agencies on Power

NACA Working Towards AIDS-free Generation, Says DG

APGA's Unending Crisis

The Goodness of Dr. Olusola Saraki

The Misery Of Communication

Dangote, Gates Foundations Supports Kano on Routine Immunisation

Jaji Bombings: Former Defence Minister Condemns Attack, Condoles Victims

Two Iranian Navy Ships to Visit Sudan Again

Obama Elevates SEC Commissioner to Chair Agency

Israel, Hamas Teams in Cairo for More Truce Talks

Boko Haram Member Sends Letter Offering Dialogue

Eight Shot Dead by Gunmen in Jos

Egypt Crisis: Mohammed Mursi Meets Top Judges

Obama May Get Chance to End Benghazi PR Disaster

Syria Cluster Bomb Attack 'Kills 10 Children'

Boko Haram Attacks SARS Police HQ, Abuja

Second Fire Breaks Out at Bangladesh Clothes Factory

Egypt Crisis: Mohammed Mursi to Meet Top Judges

Australia Apologizes for Abuse in Military Going Back to 1950s

Allies Help Cameron Prevail in EU Showdown

Quest for People-driven Constitution

Keystone Appoints Ciroma Head of Communications

PILA to Create Elders’ Club Retired Members

Presidency: Nigeria Loses N105bn Yearly to Pipeline Vandalism

Oritsejafor Defends Acquisition of Private Jet

Task Force Arrests Two with $2m at Lagos Airport

Confusion as Labour Minister is Cited in Subsidy Deal Gone Awry

...ICC Accuses Boko Haram of Crimes against Humanity

Bombings Inside Barracks Church, Claims 11 Lives

SURE-P to Create 5,000 Jobs in Kwara

Great Nigerian Entrepreneurs for Launch

Lawyers Slams N250m Suit against Arik, NCAA

Churches, Mosques to Render Account from January

Daewoo to Partner States in Rehabilitation of Flood Victims

Okorocha Calls for Scrapping of NYSC

University Workers to Begin One-week Warning Strike in December

Adesina is the Best Agric Minister Ever, Say Graduates

Boko Haram Sect is Wicked, Says Oritsejafor

Oyo to Make French Language Compulsory in Schools

‘Payment of 13% Derivation Fund to States Illegal’

NDA Regular Course 12 Holds AGM

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Gunmen Kidnap Ex-Attorney-General in Enugu

Works Minister Decries Abandoned Vehicles on Highways

Dry Season: NEMA Prepares for Harmattan Fire

CPC Excludes Buhari, NEC Members from Merger Talks

EFCC Probes Alleged N2m Agric Loan Fraud, Detention of Farmers

Merchant Banking Resumes as CBN Grants FSDH Licence

Syrian Rebels Capture Air Base Near Damascus

Eight Policemen Wounded in Russian Prison Protest

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Construction Workers Hail FG Decision

Egypt's Justice Minister Seeks to End Rift with judges

UN to Launch New Round of Talks on Global Warming

Army Confirms 11 Dead as Suicide Bombers Hit Jaji Military Base

China Lands Fighter Jet on New Carrier in Show of Force

US Justice Dept Probes Swiss Bank, Pictet

Egypt's Stock Market Tumbles after Morsi's Decree

Bauchi: Unknown Gunmen Kill Two, Explosives Discovered

Hezbollah Says Could Hit All of Israel in Future War

Iran Warns Turkey Not to Deploy Patriot Missiles

Multiple Explosions Rock Military College, Jaji

Bangladesh Garment Factory Fire Kills 112

Presidency: Pipeline Vandalism Costs Nigeria N105Bn Annually

Car Bomb Kills Five, Injures Dozens at Church in Jaji

House Holds Public Hearing on Otedola, AMCON Deal Next Month

EbonyLife Takes Leading Brands to Africa and Beyond

Governors, Lawmakers Move to Curb FG’s Power

Seven Robbers Shot Dead in S'Africa

La Liga: Betis Deal Real's Title Chances Hefty Blow

Seven Robbers Shot Dead in S’Africa

Obama Visits Bookstore, Promotes ‘Small Business Saturday’

Saturday, November 24, 2012

How PIB Scaled Critical Second Reading in House

Taraba Crisis: ‘Religious Crisis Completely Alien’

Nigeria-Spain Trade Volume Hit $8.2bn in 2011

Odumodu Woos Manufacturers over Quality Summit

Experts Advocate Urban Pedestrian Safety Strategy

Corruption: There’ll Be No Sacred Cow, Says Jonathan

Lawmaker Hails Onaiyekan’s Elevation

Wale Babalakin's Travails

Jonathan, Don’t Drop the Ball

Ex-Militants Want Pipelines Security Contract Renewed

Taraba: The Ebb and Flow of Politics in Suntai’s Absence

Lamorde’s Sermon on Corruption

Wale Babalakin’s Travails

The Essential Oloye Saraki

Bode Alalade: Mourning and Celebrating!

President Jonathan’s 2015 Ambition and the Unnecessary Debate

The Glitz at Airtel’s Night of Influence

Mediafacts: How Nigeria Recorded 5.3% Increase in Ad Spending in 2011

New Corruption Scandal Rocks Brazilian Govt

Hamas Leader Defiant as Israel Eases Gaza Curbs

African Presidents Urge Congo Rebels to Abandon War

Ex-boxer 'Macho' Camacho Dies after Shooting

Scolari, Guardiola Linked to Brazil Role

EPL: Redknapp Watches United Hammer QPR

Congo: Army Digs in Against Rebel Advance as Leaders Meet

Egypt Judges Condemn Mursi Move

Israel Ready to Ease Restrictions on Gaza Fishing, Farming

Turkey Expects NATO Patriot Missile Decision Soon

Mexico Arrests Suspected Murderer on FBI List

Pakistan: Seven Killed in Attack on Shi'ite procession

Arafat to be Exhumed Tuesday

Pope Appoints Onaiyekan, Five Other non-European Cardinals

24TH NOV 2012... England to Play Brazil at Rio's Maracana Stadium

Mursi's moves Worries US

Pope to Create 'Global' Cardinals

Friday, November 23, 2012

PHCN Privatisation: FG Receives $335m Bank Guarantees

Capital Oil Re-opens, AMCON to Oversee Finances

Boko Haram: Shekau, 18 Others Declared Wanted

SSANU, NASU, NAAT Poise for Strike over Allowances

Demolition Victims to Benefit from Abuja Social Housing Scheme

Boko Haram kingpin arrested in Adamawa, Bomb Factory Closed

NEITI to Pursue Recovery of Debt Owed FG by Oil Firms

CJN Finally Swears in Justice Jombo-Ofo

N4bn Scam: Supreme Court Clears Road for Abubakar Audu's Trial

Israel/Gaza Conflict: Commission Assures on Pilgrims’ Safety

NDDC Seeks N1.4trn to Complete Projects

NPAN Asks Court to Uphold Suit against APCON

Olanipekun Donates New Law Theatre to Ibadan Varsity

Iranian Arms Deal: ‘I Didn’t know the Content of the Consignment’


Refugee Fears in DR Congo Crisis

S’Leone President Koroma Re-elected:

Two Powers, Qatar, Iran, Try to Sway Hamas

Norway Killer Slams Prison Conditions



Meles Zenawi: Why Leaders Must Serve Their People Well


UK: Paedophile Babysitter Jailed for Rape

Pakistan Cuts Phones in Hope of Stopping Attacks on Shi'ites

Syria: Turkey's Bid for NATO Missiles 'Provocative'

Kano Market: Armed Robbers Kill Policeman, Vigilante

Plateau: Govt., Workers’ Talks End in Deadlock

Sambo Bids Farewell to Saudi Ambassador

Egypt: Mursi Defends New Powers Amid Protests

EU Budget Talks End Without Deal

Gaza Man 'Shot Dead Near Border'

Jonathan Back in Abuja From D8 Meeting

Mark Leads FG's Delegation to Onaiyekan's Consecration, Visits Suntai in Germany

FG Poise to Encourage Young Entrepreneurs

Egypt: Mursi Draws Fire with New Decree

Mexico's President Seeks to Change Country's Name

Guatemala: Gunman Kill 7 in Attempted Hit on Drug Dealer

CAS Golf Tourney Tees off in Kaduna

EFCC: Babalakin Laundered Money for Ibori to Buy Airplane

Justice Jombo-Ofo Takes Oaths Friday

Marriott Hotel Berths in Lagos

Blair, Others Launch Initiative to Curb Religious Acrimony

Thursday, November 22, 2012

EIU Rates Nigeria Worst Country to be Born In

New A’Court President Named, as NJC Slams Door against Salami

Justice Jombo-Ofo Takes Oaths Today

US Still on High Alert for Attacks in Nigeria

Excess Crude Account: FG, States Fail to Reach Out-of-Court Settlement

British Airways to Develop Nigerian Aviation Sector

Maku: Nigeria Has Improved Under Democracy

Court Grants Capital Oil Access to Account to Pay Salary

Senate Considers Bill on State of the Nation Address

District Head, 10 Others Killed in Renewed Violence in Nasarawa

House Committee Accuses Ministry of Extortion

KPMG: Nigeria, Most Fraudulent Country in Africa

UN Suspends Demarcation of Nigeria, Cameroun Maritime Boundary

FG to Begin Construction of Second Niger Bridge in 2013

Nigeria Loses N1trn Annually to Sub-standard Imports

Nigeria, Pakistan to Partner on Sugar Production, SME Financing

10 Urhobo Students Get Atamu’s Scholarships

Firm Sues FCT for N5bn over Demolition of 372 Houses

1.2m Farmers Get Seeds, Fertiliser

Virgin Atlantic Extends Operations to Cancun, Mexico

Ahmadinejad: Israel Desire to Attack Iran ‘Childish’

Two Killed in Clash at Harmony Gold South Africa Mine

Egypt: Mursi Sacks General Prosecutor, Appoints Another

Church of England Will Have Women Bishops

US Police Officer Quits after Obama Comments

NLC President Wades into Plateau Workers’ Crisis, Meets with Govt

Syria Rebels Capture Army Base in Eastern Oil Region

US Troops in Afghanistan Celebrate Thanksgiving

Kano: Religious Crisis Erupts in Bichi LG

Gunmen Kill Another Three on the Plateau

Maku: Nigeria, a Better Country Now But Needs Help

Nigeria, Pakistan to Partner on Sugar Production, Others

Chief of Air Staff Decorates 32 Newly Promoted Air Commodores

Court to Rule on NPAN, APCON Application Friday

Gazans Clean Up as Truce with Israel Holds

Tony Hall Appointed New BBC Director General

BoE's Weale Sees Gradual Economic Improvement Next Year

Excess Crude Account: States Ask Supreme Court to Hear Case

Sudan Makes Arrests after Foiled ‘Sabotage Attempt’

Rice Breaks Her Silence, Defends Benghazi Comments

Hamas-Israel Ceasefire Takes Hold, Mistrust Runs Deep

Internal Emails Offer Details on bin Laden Burial

Suicide Bomber Kills 23 People in Pakistan

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Anglican Church Rejects Women Bishops amid Rancour

Waiver Granted Lufthansa May Absolve It of $14m Debt

Dangote Retains Position as Africa’s Richest Man

NJC Directs CJN to Swear in Jombo-Ofo

EFCC Charges Babalakin with Money Laundering

Video: DHQ Demands Apology from Reuters

Okorocha Inaugurates New Security Outfit, Threatens Kidnappers

FG Approves Infrastructure Devt Plan

Fire Guts The News Head Office in Lagos

Fulani Herdsmen Appeal to FG to Create Grazing Routes

Zardari: Pakistan Ready to Partner with Nigeria on Trade

Nigerian Content Attracts $500m FDI, Says Alison-Madueke

Court to Rule on NPAN, APCON Application Tomorrow

FG Releases N9.7bn for Flood Recovery Food Production Plan

Imo Inaugurates Inspectorate Team for Free Education Programme

NBS Adopts Gender Instrument to Tackle Inequalities

Obono-Obla’s Arraignment Debunked

Obi Behind APGA Crisis, Umeh Declares

Password Management Solution

DR Congo's M23 Rebels Threaten to March to Kinshasa

Obama Praises Netanyahu on Gaza Cease-fire

Syrian Warplanes Bomb Damascus Suburbs

THISDAY Launches Local Search Engine for SMEs, Corporate

MTN Launches Mobile TV on Data-enabled Phones

FG Approves Development Plans for Nation, Niger Delta

Gaza Crisis: Israel, Hamas Agree Ceasefire

FG to Spend N5 Billion on Rebuilding, Rehabilitating UN Building

'Bomb Blast' on Bus in Tel Aviv

Suicide Blasts Hit Near US Base in Kabul

UN Condemns DR Congo Rebel’s Seizure of Goma

Israel-Gaza Crisis: Push for Ceasefire Amid Fresh Attacks

India Executes Mumbai Attack Gunman, Qasab

Another Passenger Arrested with $320,000 at Lagos Airport

President Seeks $1.6bn Loan for Water, Housing Projects

Jonathan’s Younger Brother Dies at 45

Sanusi Calls for Independent Body on Oil Benchmark

BPP Backs Down, Finally Ratifies Manitoba Contract

Boko Haram: Group Urges Jonathan to Ignore Obasanjo

Police Strategise against Kidnapping, Extra-Judicial Killings

House Decries Poor Budget Performance in Power Sector

FG Owes NNPC $8.1bn in Subsidy

UNIABUJA Shut down after Students’ Protests

Ajimobi: Federal Police Has Failed Nigeria

Investment: Cameron Urges British Multinationals to Focus on Nigeria

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FG Outlines Concession Terms Breached by Bi-Courtney

Name Ilorin Airport after Saraki, Senate Tells FG

Concern Mounts over Britain’s £230m Education Grant to Nigeria

Jonathan Urges Envoys to Assist Nigeria

UK Pledges Support as ECOWAS Sends 3200 Troops to Mali

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Akpabio Presents N533bn Budget to Lawmakers

Group Seeks Ban on Commercial Motorcycle Operation in South-west

Oyinlola, 3,896 Others Pass Nigerian Bar Exam

Navy Wants Special Court for Oil Thieves

Power Generation to Hit 10,253mw by 2013, Says Dagogo-Jack

Amaechi, Uduaghan, Tukur Extol Saraki’s Virtues

Ezekwesili Tasks Women on Transformation

Amosun Budgets N211.86bn for 2013

Nigerian Content Has Come to Stay, Says Alison-Madueke

Lawyer Justifies Chime’s Absence from Enugu

Reuters Withdraws Story on Military Violence

FG: DICON Will be Competitive to Ensure Local Patronage

Unlocking Potentials in Agency Banking

Adamawa LG Polls: Doubts over Poll Date

Shooting: Mauritania’s President Returns Home Saturday

New Report Describes Broadwell Emails to Kelley as ‘Death Threats’

Syria Rebels Win Support from Britain, Battle in Damascus

The Essential Saraki: A Nostalgia

Shekarau Resigns from Kano Emirate Council

French Combat Troops Withdraw from Afghan War

Hamas, Israel Disagree Over Gaza Truce

Jonathan Receives Denmark Ambassador, 4 Others

Ezekwesili Charges Women to be at the Forefront of Transformation

Congo Rebels Seize Eastern City as UN Forces Look On

Visa: Kwankwaso Pleads with Ukraine Embassy

Plateau: Workers’ Protest Escalates, Disrupt Assembly

President Jonathan Loses Brother

FG Says DICON’ll Be Competitive to Ensure Local Patronage

Poland: Extremist Planned to Blow Up Parliament

Turkey Agrees Syria Missile Defense with NATO Members

World Pressure for Gaza Truce Intensifies

'Why FG Terminated Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Concession'

There's Always Room at the Top for the Best - Kayode Eso

Eso...And a Daniel Came to Justice

Israeli Aircraft Hit Hamas Bank HQ in Gaza

Tensions Loom as Obama Meets Asian Leaders

The Man, His Judgments, His Legacy

Monday, November 19, 2012

Hamzat, Ex-Fashola Aide, Shot Dead

Alison-Madueke: FG Considers Review of PIB Fiscal Terms

Obasanjo’s Aide Justifies Odi Massacre

Auditor General Indicts MDAs over Non-Remittance of N4tn

FG Revokes Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Concession

Jonathan is Paying Lip Services to Corruption, Says Tsav

How Manitoba TCN Contract Was Salvaged

PAC Endorses Deployment of Troops to Mali

Arms Importation: Court Rejects Iran’s Contract Document

$50,000 Visa Scandal: Osun Refutes Story

Taraba Violence: Death Toll Rises to 10

EbonyLife Signs TV Right with Multichoice

Jonathan off to Islamabad for D-8 Summit

Fuel Subsidy Probe: SFU Seeks Prosecution of Two Firms

Ibori’s N15m Bribe: Court Rules Nov 23

Nzeribe, Ex-APCON Boss, is Dead

Plateau Workers Defy Police, Begin Five-day Protest

Presidential C’ttee on Flood Visits Edo, Donates Materials to Victims

CNN Presenter Tasks Nigerians on Nation Building

CJN Cautions Judges against Corruption

JTF Faults Alleged Filmed Killing of Boko Haram Members

FG Grants Priority Status to SME Sector

CBN Urged to Fulfill Promises Made to Ex-Bank Workers

Shell Lifts Force Majeure on Gas Supply to Nigeria LNG

Rioters Attack Ethnic Somalis in Kenyan Capital

Afghan President: US Violating Detainee Pact

Police Arrest Six over Berlusconi Accountant Kidnapping

Israel Bombing Kills Militant in Gaza Strip

Renegade Pro-Mugabe Bishop Loses Zimbabwe Court Fight

Colombia: FARC Declares Ceasefire as Peace Talks Start

Israel Prefers Diplomacy but Ready to Invade Gaza

FG Terminates Bi-Courtney’s Concession of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Jonathan Off to Islamabad for D-Summit

Fuel Subsidy: SFU Seeks Prosecution of Two Firms

Students' Protest Disrupts UNIABUJA's Exams

Mali: PAC Endorse Deployment of Troops

Congo Rebels Advance to Outskirts of Goma

Turkey to Request Syria Border Missiles Monday

Tensions Flare over South China Sea at Asian Summit

Russia Eyes Rebirth in Classrooms of Former Foe, Afghanistan

Obama Offers Praise and Pressure on Historic Myanmar Trip

Praise, Pressure as Obama Begins Historic Myanmar Visit

More Diplomacy to Try to Halt Israel-Gaza Fighting

Petraeus Biographer Regrets Damage Done by Affair

Second Term: I’ll Decide in 2014, Says Jonathan

Index Closes Lower Despite More Market-making Stocks

Amos Adamu’s Son Fingered in FIFA $1m Bribe

Minister Seeks Better Care for Senior Citizens

External Reserves Hit $45.68 Billion

Five Killed in Taraba Violence as Boko Haram Murders Cleric in Maiduguri

Fuel Subsidy: 197 Transactions Worth N232bn Not Legitimate

Second Term: I’ll Decide in 2014, Says Jonathan

Military Not Involved in Oil Theft, Says Naval Chief

Soyinka, Oke, Others Mourn Eso

Mimiko to Partner Stakeholders

NDLEA Vows to Tackle Drug Kingpins

‘Treat Boko Haram as Criminals’

FG Begins Rural Road in Enugu

Foundation Supports Students, Widows

Delta Nets 48bn from IGR

PPA Condemns Demolition in Abia

Minister: Poor Mobilisation Resposible for Polio Eradication

Lagos Joins 20 Global Cities

Boko Haram: Monguno Accuses Obasanjo of Incitement

ACN Governors, Lawmakers Honour Adesina

PPPRA to Deduct Excess Fuel Pricing from Subsidy Claims

Bello, Ex-Air Force Chief, Denies Involvement in Halliburton Scandal

Clerics Urge Saraki’s Family to Live in Harmony

FAAN Gives Business Owners Seven Days to Quit Benin Airport

Sunday, November 18, 2012

NNPC Exceeds Gas-to-Power Target, Says GMD

Ovia, Visafone Boss Donates N1bn to Flood Victims

Amos Adamu’s Son Fingered in FIFA $1m Bribe

US Goes Tough on Corruption in Nigeria, Others

Video Shows Troops Shooting Unarmed Captives in Maiduguri

Interswitch Assures Customers on Transaction Security

Jonathan: Manitoba’s Contract Not Revoked

At Least Five Killed in Nairobi Grenade Attack

UK: Ed Miliband Backs 'Hard-headed' Approach to EU Reform

Israel, Egypt Talk Gaza Ceasefire as Strikes Widen

NDLEA DG Vows to Tackle Drug Kingpins

Reuters: Video Shows Nigerian Troops Shooting captives

Bauchi: Unknown Gunmen Kill Police Inspector

Turkey: Kurd Militants End Hunger Strike

Israel Pounds Gaza for Fifth Day

Obama in landmark SE Asia visit

New Pope Installed to Lead Church in Islamist-run Egypt

Media Chat: Jonathan to Answer Questions from Public

UN: Well-equipped Rebels Advance in Eastern Congo

Israel Fires at Syria after Shooting Aimed at Its Troops

Israel Shells Gaza from Sea as Rocket-fire Continues

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Suntai: PDP Chair, 3 Governors Visit Germany

‘Mad Man’ Strayed into Lagos Airport Runway

Constitution Review: North, South Differ on Demands

Amosun, AJ Pour More Accolades on Eso

Education Essential Vehicle for Advancement, Says Atiku

Amaechi, Ezekwesili Call for Educational Advancement

Why We’re Hosting Nigeria Quality Summit, By Odumodu, SON DG

TV Broadcast: EbonyLife, Multichoice, A’Ibom Sign Agreement

DStv Inaugurates Biggest Promo Ever

Dagogo-Jack: We Didn’t Uncover N24bn Fraud in PHCN

Exxon Oil Spill Spreads Further

FG to Fix South-east Roads Before Christmas

Gunmen Kill Lawmaker, Injure Two Persons in Kano

TCN: Power Grid Ready for Talks With FG

Kwankwaso: 19 Northern Governors to Meet on PIB

Campbell: Boko Haram’s Damage to Nigeria is Huge

Assessment Report Indicts Varsities’ Governing Councils, Principal Officers

Plateau Tertiary Institutions Workers Threaten Fresh Strike

Orji, Daniel, Igbinedion Mourn Eso, Saraki

What National Good Governance Tour Isn’t About

Saraki: The End of an Era, and the Beginning of Another

As Another Godfather Passes On

PIB Escapes ‘Death’

Israel Bombards Gaza Strip, Shoots Down Rocket

In Bold Move, France Welcomes Syria Ambassador

US Denies Visas to Iran Officials for UN Meeting

China's Xi Praises Hu for Voluntarily Giving up Power

Israel Launches Scores of Airstrikes into Gaza

Syria: Rebels Seize Airport Near Iraqi Border

Insecurity is a Big Threat to Vision 20202, Says Cleric

Kwankwaso: Northern Govs Will Meet over PIB

S'Leoneans Rush to Vote Banking on Minerals Boom

Egypt: Bus Crash Kills 47 Children

Iran Delays Planned Start-up of Arak Nuclear Reactor

Israel Air Strikes Hit Hamas HQ

Jonathan Congratulates Jinping, New Chinese Leader

Israel 'to Intensify Gaza Raids'

UK Court Convicts Brazil Ex-mayor

New York Bomb Plotter Sentenced to Life

Zamfara Governor: States Should Control Resources

Eso: The Man and His Convictions

Glowing Tributes as Justice Kayode Eso Dies at 87

NLC Cautions against Fuel Price Hike

Friday, November 16, 2012

Olanipekun Extols Justice Eso's Virtues

CPC: Kayode Eso Was an Incorruptible Judge

Northern Governors Eulogise Late Justice Kayode Eso

Maevis: Court Strikes out Contempt Case against FAAN

Uniport Four: Lloyd Mike Buried Amidst Tears in Port Harcourt

Justice Kayode Eso Was Integrity Personified, Says Atiku

Fayemi: Eso’s Death, a Big Blow to Judiciary

Eso's Death Completes the Triumvirate Cycle, Says Ali

Saying It As It Is

My Late Father Taught Me the Values of Humility and Integrity

Mourning The ‘Great Son of Agbaji’

Ezekwesili Slams Niger Delta Govs on Education

Over 100 Million Nigerians Lack Proper Identification, Says NIMC

Capital Oil: Our Shut Down Will Worsen Fuel Supply Problem

EPL: Erratic Arsenal, Spurs Seek Derby Day Spoils

Mali: Islamists Attack Secular Rebels in North

Gaza: Turkey Slams Israel, to Discuss with US, Egypt

IAEA: Iran Ready to Double Nuclear Work in Bunker

Germany, Russia Clash on Human Rights, Build Trade

‘For Prof. Folayan Ojo, It’s No Pain, No Gain

A Plot No Other Than the Devil Could Have Written A Biographer’s Gaffe

Nigerian Immigrant Community and Domestic Abuse

Airports: FAAN Issues Ultimatum on Removal of Abandoned Aircraft

Celebrity Media Awards Call For Entries

Chinua Achebe’s There Was a Country and “Boko Haram” Criticism

Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Under Rocket Fire, Netanyahu Warns Gaza

Firm Offers Free UK Immigration Seminar for Nigerians

Senegal Bans Ex-president's Son from Travelling Abroad

Eminent Jurist, Kayode Eso, Dies at 87

Yari Bombshell: 'Dependence on Oil Has Made Us Lazy'

Jonathan Hosts Media Chat Sunday

UCH to Commission Tony Anenih Geriatric Centre Saturday

BP Agrees to $4.5 Billion in Penalties Over Gulf Spill

Sierra Leone: Election Key to Moving Beyond War

Japan on Course for Sixth PM in Seven Years

Israel to Hold Fire in Egypt Premier's Gaza Visit

Justice Kayode Eso is dead

CIA Opens Inquiry into Petraeus

Four Die as Train Hits US Parade

Gaza Crisis: Israel Calls Up Army Reservists

IBB, Govs, Bafarawa Extol Saraki’s Virtues

Oronsaye: My Issues with Ribadu Report

President Still Reviewing Manitoba TCN Contract

Thursday, November 15, 2012

FAAN Set to Remove Abandoned Aircraft from Airports

US Shows Interest in Excess Crude Account Management

FG Approves National Policy on PPP

Nigeria to Join Top 10 Economies in 2050, Says Envoy

Jonathan: Removing Fuel Subsidy Will Attract Foreign Investors

Boko Haram: US Raises Concern over Extra-Judicial Killings

IBB, Govs, Bafarawa Extol Saraki’s Virtues

Gunmen Kill Family of Six in Kaduna

AMCON Moves against Ubah, Capital Oil, Seizes Assets

THISDAY AGM Escapes Death as Police Shoot Car

FG Secures Alternative Funding for East-West Road

Ex-Gov Haruna, Two Others Lose Bid to Quash Criminal Charge

NDDC Projects in Niger Delta Varsities Abandoned – Report

FG Begins Probe into Zamfara Collapsed Mine

Kogi Lawmaker Loses Teeth in Free-For-All

Obi: Anambra to Embark on Post-flood Rebuilding

Ibadan Indigenes Fault Ekweremadu on States Creation

Subsidy Scam: ANPP Opposes Plea Bargain

FBI Agent Who Started Petraeus Probe Revealed

Burma Frees Prisoners, Doubts over Political Detainees

Obama Tours New York Areas Still Suffering from Sandy

Rockets Hit Near Tel Aviv as Gaza Death Toll Rises

Petroleum Reports: Wogu, Pepple, Sada Chair White Paper C'ttees

War Looms Over Gaza as Death Toll Rises

Jonathan: Removing Fuel Subsidy will Attract Foreign Investors

ABU Set To Launch N50b Endowment Fund

Akinjide Conferred With 2012 Interfaith Leadership Award

Jonathan Meets S-East Govs Over Infrastructure

Obasanjo Heads ECOWAS Observers for Ghana Polls

Gaza Rocket Fire Kills Israelis

Ministers to Hold Talks on Syria

China Anoints Xi as New Leader

Clinton-Lewinsky ‘Spinners’ Resurface in Generals’ Scandal

Petraeus Scandal: US Military Revokes Broadwell, Kelley's Access

Inspired Ibrahimovic Scores Four, No Messi Record

Romney Blames Defeat on Obama’s 'Gifts' to Minority Voters

Chinese Communist Party to Unveil New Leadership

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Oshiomhole Appoints Ihonvbere, Obahiagbon as SSG, Chief of Staff

Explosion Averted in Lagos as Tanker Spills Content

Ezekwesili: Corrupt Countries Can't Achieve Transformation

Falana Files N5bn Suit against FCT Minister

PIB: House Divided on Host Community Fund, Deregulation

Gunmen Kill Civil Servant in Borno

NEMA Shifts Attention to Dry Season Emergency Management

We Never Discharged Lam Adesina''

UK Supreme Court Acquits Terry Waya

Ajaokuta Steel, Itakpe Iron Ore Firms Get Sole Administrators

Ilorin Stands Still as Saraki is Buried

Succour for Flood Victims: Anambra’s Response Initiative

IFC Partner LAPO Microfinance Bank to Assist Low-Income Borrowers

Nestle Declares N1.50 Interim Dividend for Q3

Gallup Poll: Nigeria Second Most Corrupt Nation

FG Approves N293bn for Projects

Jumbo-Ofo: Group Sues FG, Challenges Federal Character Act

Manitoba Contract: BPE Challenges Mis-procurement Charge by BPP

London Court Freezes Ubah’s Assets Worldwide

Saraki’s Death: Govs, Ekweremadu, Ihedioha, Others Commiserate with Kwara, Family

Private Jets on Offer

Saraki: A Glorious Exit

A Kingmaker Exits

Let the Godfather Sulk No More

Iran to Open Somali Embassy, Turkey Rebuilds Parliament

GOP Senators Vow to Block Rice nomination at State

Syrian Planes Bomb Near Border, Turkey Scrambles Jets

Israel Launches Gaza Offensive, Kills Hamas Commander

Women’s Vulnerability in Public Service

Libya Swears in New Govt Despite Security Challenges

For the Nigerian Woman, Married You Lose, Unmarried You Lose

Amnesty: Ex- Militants Call for Kuku's Sack Over Entitlements

'Warrior Monk' at Center of Growing Scandal

US Stops Short of Recognizing Syrian Opposition Body

Petraeus' Mistress in Classified Info Probe

Ekwueme, Obi, Others Suggest Way Forward for Anambra

Israel Kills Hamas Commander, Bombs Gaza Targets

Dafinone Mourns Saraki, Commiserates with Family

Jonathan Mourns Exit of Saraki

Jang Mourns Saraki

Demolition: Falana Files N5b Suit Against FCT Minister

Pakistan Agrees to Free Several Afghan Taliban Prisoners

Lack of Electricians Delays New York's Sandy Recovery

Bad Times for Generals: Pentagon Demotes 4-star Gen. Ward

‘Frequent Closures Cause of Low Ranking of Nigerian Varsities’

CBT: Candidates to Get Results in 30 Mins, Says JAMB

Getting Their Rewards on Earth

Strongman of Kwara Politics, Olusola Saraki, is Dead

Colorado Man Charged with Threatening to Kill Obama

Amid Petraeus Sex Scandal, Air Force to Release Abuse Report

Interventions in Public Schools

Frank Lampard in Talks with Chinese Club, Guizhou Renhe

Student, 27, Wins Aircraft in MTN Promo

Power Privatisation: President Cancels Manitoba Contract

Taraba Assembly to Decide on Deputy Governor’s Status Thursday

Subsidy Fraud: Group Absolves Finance Minister of Complicity

Dangote to Site N300bn Fertiliser Plant in Edo

NCAA Orders Airlines to Install Safety Device in Aircraft

Fuel Subsidy Scam: EFCC, Tukur’s Son in Plea Bargaining Talks

Nigeria Loses $7bn Annually to Oil Theft

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

One Killed as Robbers Attack Kano Forex Market

Lagos Warns Schools against Violation of Safety Rules

Stakeholders Oppose TETFUND Support for Law School

Banks to Suspend ATM Charges

Lagos NUJ Organises Medical Checks for Journalists

‘Boko Haram Members are Non-Muslims’

Minister, Committee Differ on Budget Proposal

FG, States, LGs Share N640bnas Oil Revenue Plummets in October

AU May Endorse ECOWAS Stance on Mali

CJN, Ajibola Call for Peaceful Resolution of Disputes

Jonathan, Ekwueme, Ribadu Others Honour Abdul’ Ganiyu at 85

PENGASSAN Warns against Enacting Draconian Petroleum Industry Bill

DMO Appoints Stanbic IBTC as Govt Stockbroker

Adesina’s Death as Game Changer

Post-coup Bissau Leader Tries to Restore EU Ties

Egypt's Brotherhood Slams Israel over Gaza Strikes

Iran Plans ‘Syrian National Dialogue’ Meeting

LIPA Restoration Nearly Done; No Power for 84,000 in New York /New Jersey

LAIF Award as a Wake-up Call on Ad Practitioners

Skyfall Gets Biggest James Bond Opening Ever

Syria: France Backs Anti-Assad Coalition

NFF Mourns R. B. Jah

Akinjide: FCT SURE-P To Employ 10,000 Women, Youths by December 31

Armed Robbers Attack Kano Foreign Exchange Market, kill One

Fresh Strike Looms in Plateau Tertiary Institutions

Presidency Mulls Options for Defence, Power Ministers

Minister, Committee Differ on Science/Mathematics Devt Budget

At Mao-style Conclave, China Embraces Twitter Age

Israel Considers Resumption of Gaza Assassinations

Syria Pursues Bombardment of Rebel-held Border Town

A Teachable Moment…

Time to Confront the Hard Questions!

Justice Jombo-Ofo’s One of Us

‘Shell, Eni Nigeria Oil Deal May Violate UK Laws’

Monday, November 12, 2012

Widow: Lam Adesina Came to the World to Help People

Access Bank, Coscharis Restrained from Interferingwith Capital Oil’s Assets

British Customs Official Opens up on Umaru Dikko’s Foiled Kidnap Bid

Mark: Many Political Parties Will Soon Die

NOSDRA Confirms Oil Spill

Mali: ECOWAS Still Exploring Option of Dialogue, says Ashiru

‘Rivers Govt Not Broke’

Boko Haram: FG Consults Defence Experts

FG Prepares Bakers for Cassava Bread

Ebonyi Donkey Market Leader Kidnapped

Lagos Seals Off 1004 Estate over Land Use Charge

Budget 2013: House Faults Zero Allocation to PHCN

Christmas: Police, FRSC Partner on Road Accidents

Gunmen Steal N.5m in Boat Attack

Financial Crisis Hits Oil Marketers

Court to Give Judgment in Independence Day Bombing

Fuel Subsidy: Ahmadu Ali’s Son, Others to be Re-arraigned Nov 26

Nigeria Needs $3.1bn to Revive Sugar Sector

Pension Scam Suspects Have Case to Answer, Says Court

NCC Bans Telecoms Promos, Lotteries

Malabu: Shell, Eni’s $1.1bn Oil Deal May Violate UK Laws

FG Set to Review VAT Law

NNPC Seeks Devt of Offshore, Inland Basins

Boko Haram: Aminu Hails Shettima

Gunmen Kidnap Journalist’s Wife

Oyo’s Sack of Commissioners Raises Stake for 2015

Petraeus May Face Prosecution for Affair

Gulf States Back Syria Opposition

Many on NY's Long Island Still Dark after Sandy

Ribadu Report and Opposition Parties

Former Nigeria Track Star, Omagbemi, Dies at 81

Constitution Amendment: Plateau Advocates Power Rotation, Retention of Immunity Clause

FG Plans Roadmap for Housing Soon

Erdogan Moots Restoring Death Penalty in Turkey

Syria's New Opposition Coalition Seeks Recognition

Israeli Army Scores 'Direct Hits' on Syrian Target

Argentina to Sue Ghana over Detained Naval Ship

More Gaza Rockets Hit Israel Despite Truce Efforts

Muslim Cleric, Abu Qatada Will Not Be Deported

Threat-focused Iran Launches 'Biggest Ever' Air Drills

Eurozone Ministers to Discuss New Funds for Greece

Carrington Pays Tribute to Lam Adesina

Boko Haram: FG Harness Expertise of Defence Advisers, Attaches

US: Deadly Blast Devastates Indianapolis Neighbourhood

Greek Lawmakers Back Fresh Budget Cuts

How Old Rivalry Fuelled Ribadu, Oronsaye’s Clash

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Obasanjo, Okonjo-Iweala, Others for Airtel’s Night of Influence

Geometric is a Trailblazer, Says

Kagame: How Nigeria Can Recover Lost Opportunities

Fuel Subsidy Scam: EFCC Arraigns Seven More Suspects

Total Confirms Sale of Some Nigerian Assets

Lam Adesina: The Curtain Falls

Oyo Declares Seven Days of Mourning as Lam Adesina is Buried

Odinkalu: Refusal to Swear-in Justice Jombo-Ofo Wrong in Law

Fashola, Mimiko, Amosun, Kalu, Others Pay Tributes to Adesina

Ahmed Advocates HYPADEC Take-off

Navy Moves against Oil Bunkering, Sea Robbery

Mo Ibrahim Foundation Honours Desmond Tutu

Ezekwesili to Speak at BRACED States’ Education Summit

Sambo Urges Joint Action to Tackle Flood Disaster

Two Uniport Lecturers Sued for Plagiarism

China Warns Citizens in Nigeria against Maltreating Employees

FG Spends N600bn on Importation of Wheat

NMA Advocates Legislation on Drug Prescription, Sale

Nigeria Mulls Collaboration with India, Indonesia on ICT for Mass Literacy

Flogging: NLC Demands Apology from Sokoto Gov, Threatens Mass Action

Umeh Accuses Obi, Ojukwu’s Wife Others of Fuelling APGA’s Crisis

‘Education Is Key to Economic Growth and Development’

Syria Opposition Deal 'Agreed'

Obama Honours Sacrifice Made by US Veterans

Jonathan and the Ribadu report??

Republicans Say Deal Can be Done on US ‘Fiscal Cliff

Israel Fires Warning Shots 'After Syria Mortar Strike'

Constitution Review: NASS Urged to Involve Public

Jonathan Condoles Govt, People of Oyo Over Lam Adesina's Death

ECOWAS Submits SCO to UN Nov. 15

Israel Warns Syria it Will Respond to More Golan Shelling

Casualties Reported as Strong Earthquake Rocks Burma

Sick, Frail Struggle most in Storm's Aftermath

FBI Probe of Petraeus Began with ‘Suspicious Emails’

Frustrated Residents Protest Outside New York Utility

BBC Boss, George Entwistle, Resigns

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Obama is an Inspiration Any Day

Obama Adds Florida to White House Victory

Justin Welby: Those Who Bet on Me Should Donate Winnings

Gaza Flares as Israel Hits Back Killing Four

Wike Canvasses Distance Learning to Arrest Dearth of Teachers

‘Hold Indicted Marketers Responsible for Attacks on Finance, Oil Ministers’

As Taraba Distributes Presidential Relief Materials

‘Jonathan is Touched By Suffering of Flood Victims’

Abia Speaker: Lawmakers Need Pressure from Media to Perform Well

PDP Has Failed Nigerians, Can’t Reclaim S’East, Says PPA

Reform is Panacea for Functional Institutions, Says Olaopa

Ribadu Report: Oronsaye Vindicated, Says Expert

Shoreline Natural Resources Acquires Major Stake in OML 30

‘Makoju, Ndoma-Egba Not Involved in N200m LPFO Scam’

Flood: Minister Dispels Fears of Famine

Why Rivers, Bayelsa Peace Meeting Did Not Hold

After 4-day Ballot Count, Obama Wins Florida, Widens Lead

Our Grouse Against Jonathan, By Tambuwal, House Members

Nigeria Won’t Break Up, Says Abdulsalami Abubakar

Spain's Politicians Pledge to Stop Evictions after Suicide

Why Orji is Icon of Democracy

FG/Boko Haram: A New Peace Deal?

Four Celebrity Bad Behavior’s... Four Ways to Fix ’em

Cross River: Selling a Huge Slice of African Warmth to the World

Afghan Victims Say Only One US Soldier Attacked

Vatican Computer Expert Convicted in Leaks Case

Rebel Car Bombs Rock Syrian Town of Deraa

US Denies Russia Request for Convicted Arms Dealer

Constitution Review: Plateau Rejects Indigenisation of Settlers

Makoju, Ndoma-Egba Never Partook in N200M LPFO Scam

Twin Explosions Strike Southern Syrian City

Gunfight at Sri Lanka's Biggest Prison Kills 27

Seventeen Turkish Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Crash

Jonathan Congratulates Durham, New Archbishop of Canterbury

CIA Director, David Petraeus, Resigns over Affair

Pentagon Clears Possible Sale of Lockheed Planes to S’Arabia

Pension Fund Hits N2.9trn, May Surpass FG Budget by December

Sheila Solarin Buried Amidst Encomiums

Kwara Makes Case for New Revenue Formula

Group Faults DESOPADEC Nominees

Japan Donates N104m items for Flood Victims

FG Committed to Boosting Access to Quality Drugs

Navy Conducts Fleet Evaluation

AASDU Honours Obi, Others

Privatisation: Kwankwaso Condemns Sale of Kano Power Distribution

Hydrogeologists Blame Flooding on Dearth of, Obsolete Equipment

Ribadu Report: Fashola Blames Presidency for Delaying Probe

Senate Threatens Suspension of Allocations to Ministry

Jonathan Condoles with Harriman’s Family

Post Flood Challenges

Friday, November 09, 2012

Continental Integration Bedrock For Africa’s Survival

Challenge Of Engaging Pr Experts To Drive National Agenda

Djokovic Reaches ATP World Tour semi-finals

Obama Addresses Looming Fiscal Cliff

Iran Says US Drone Violated Iranian Airspace

Who Will Close The Gulf Between Nigerian, Uk Anglican Churches

Government Grabs BoE Cash for Short-term Boost

Firm Donates Relief Materials to Bayelsa Flood Victims

Senate Threates To Stop Allocations To Ministry

'Guard Dies' at Swedish PM's Home

11,000 Flee Syria in Huge One-day Exodus

Russia: Putin Fires Top General after Graft Scandal

Resume Work or Face Consequences, Jang Threatens Workers

Maduka: How Ifeanyi Ubah Swindled Me of N21bn

Flood: Jonathan Relaxes Hurdles Against Corporate Donations

Justin Welby Named New Archbishop

Boehner: 'Obamacare is Law of the Land'

Clinton Honors Slain US Envoy to Libya

UK to End Aid to India by 2015

Obama Breaks Down While Talking to Staff, Volunteers

UK Campaigners Call for Nobel Prize for Shot Pakistani Girl

Navy SEAL Team Six Members Disciplined

Iran Fired on US Drone over Gulf: Pentagon

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Army: Nigeria, Fourth Best in Global Peacekeeping

Dangote Committee Raises N11bn for Flood Victims

Alison-Madueke: Agitators for My Removal are Blackmailers

PPPRA Renews Call for Deregulation

Village Head, Wife Killed in Night Attack in Plateau

Otedola Demands N250bn Damages from Tambuwal, Lawan

Hope Harriman Dies at 79

Senate, House Committees Disagree on Oil Benchmark

Robbery Cases Decline in Lagos

Ondo Issues Ultimatum to Contractor Handling Road Project

Gowon Seeks Support for Creative Industry

Cement Firm Upgrades, Adopts New Source of Energy

Four Shot, 15 Arrested as Hoodlums, Vigilante Clash

Oshiomhole Proposes N15.04bn for 2013 Budget

Senate Orders IG to Halt Armed Banditry

Boko Haram Commander Escapes from Police Custody

THISDAY Director Robbed

Akinjide: FG to Build Cargo Airports in FCT, Five Other States

NCAA Unveils Aircraft Safety Monitoring System

Okupe: Ribadu Report Didn’t Follow Terms of Reference

EFCC Arrests Two Passengers with $238,858 at Abuja Airport

NCC Moves to Address Unfair Practices in Telecoms Sector

Dana Restates Commitment to Safety

Customs Seizes N600m Goods

Nigeria Navy, NIMASA and the War against Piracy

Kenyan Mother Names Twins Obama, Romney

Iran: Ahmadinejad Says Anyone Stockpiling Atom Bombs ‘Retarded

CIA Chief to Testify on Benghazi Next Week

Ghana Steps Up Search for Survivors in Mall Rubble

Constitution Review is Not Our Priority, Says Kwankwaso

Deziani Faults Critics Asking for Her Removal

Plateau: Village Head, Wife Killed in Night Attack

Assad: I Will Live and Die in Syria

Storm Brings New Outages for Sandy-battered States

Welby Set to Become New Archbishop of Canterbury

Akinjide: FG To Build Cargo Airports In Abuja, Lagos, 4 Other States

Jonathan: We’ve Made Progress in Tackling Insecurity

What Obama's Re-election Means for Nigeria, By Adefuye

Obama Sets Out to Tackle Bitterly Divided Congress

China Starts Leadership Transfer

Greece Narrowly Passes Crucial Austerity Bill

Dozens Killed in Guatemala Quake

US Anti-Islam Filmmaker Jailed

Jonathan, World Leaders Congratulate Obama

Senate Orders CJN to Swear in Jombo-Ofo

S&P, Moody’s Upgrade Nigeria's Ratings on Financial Stability

Buhari Rejects Boko Haram’s Nomination as Mediator

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Explosion, Gunshots as Boko Haram Targets JTF

FG, Chinese Firms Bicker over Power Projects

UNIPORT Re-opens for Academic Activities

My Pikin: Court Strikes out MD’s Name

Nigerians in Diaspora Plan to Double $10bn Yearly Remittance

FG Decries Nigeria’s Investment Ranking, Pledges Improvement

Senate Reconstitutes Committee on External Borrowing

Yobe to Train 400 Youths

FG Seeks Legislative Support for Green Economy

FG Approves $78m French Loan for Water Projects in Lagos, Cross River

Okonjo-Iweala: Indicted Marketers Behind Demonstration by Melaye’s Group

403,700 to Gain from Kano Adult Mass Literacy Programme

Dana Airline Pays N156.6m as Initial Compensation to Crash Victims

Again, Police Shoot Commercial Motorcyclist in Lagos

Minister Defends Nigeria, ECOWAS’ Intervention in Mali

Mob Torches Police Post over Killing of Commercial Motorcyclist

CDS: National Security, a Serious Business

Group Warns against Rice Importation

Rivers Moves to Make Revenue Board Autonomous

World Bank, EU to Invest $57.7m in Bayelsa

Minister Blames Poor Telecoms Services Quality on System Overhaul

Obama Triumph Raises Hope of Fresh Start with Africa

Moscow 'Jilted Lover' Kills Five

Obama Victory Spells Trouble for Israel's Netanyahu

Gaddafi's Jailed Ex-spy Chief Very Sick, Says Daughter

Obama's Re-election Celebrated Around World

New Georgia Govt Detains Army General, Ex-minister

Sandy-battered NYC, NJ Prepare for New Storm

Turnout Shaping Up to be Lower than 2008

Why CJN Refused to Swear in Appeal Court Justice

ICPC Urges Ethic Compliance in Banking Sector

Julius Berger to Rehabilitate ECOWAS Building

Jonathan, FEC Say Obama’s Re-Election Significant to Africa, Nigeria

Ghana Department Store Collapses in Accra

CDS: National Security, a Serious Business Not Circus Show

Why There is Poor Quality Telephone Service, by Omobolaji

Voters in Washington, Colorado Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Suicide Bombing Kills Five in Northwest Pakistan

Syrian Rebels Fire at, Miss Assad's Palace

S’Korea Widens Nuclear Lapses Probe; KEPCO Chief Resigns

Having Dispatched Romney, Obama Faces Iran, Syria

Brazil Launches Measures to Tackle Sao Paulo Violence

Britain Planning Talks with Syrian Armed Groups

Syria Crisis: Damascus Hit by Deadly Blasts

Obama: Campaign Made Me a Better President

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

CJN under Fire for Refusing to Swear in Appeal Court Justice

Banks in Hot Pursuit of Investors to Fund Power Assets

Obama Re-elected

US Election: Race Comes Down to Ohio as Obama Nabs Six Key States

US Election: CNN Projects Obama Victory

Adesina Appointed Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian

MAN Urges Rejection of EU Economic Agreement

UN Sets Target for Poverty Eradication

Sinopec to Acquire Nigerian Oil Blocks from Total

Compass MD Shot in Osun

Oil Wells Dispute: Dickson Accuses Amaechi of Misleading People

Ex-Minister Pleads for Restoration of Electricity to Sokoto

Contractors Hail Harmony Between FCT Ministers

Senate to Compel Foreign Airlines to Pay $249m Fines, Royalties

Tambuwal: House Begins Debate on PIB Next Week

Police Shoot Commercial Motorcyclist in Lagos

Tafida: Foreign Missions Exploiting Visa Applicants

Makinde: Boko Haram Can’t Dictate Truce Terms

Ex-Militants Shut Down Yenagoa over Allowance

JTF Kills Four Boko Haram Members in Yobe

Jonathan: We’re Ready to Revolutionise Agric Sector

Group Seeks Protection of Chinese Nationals

Army Faults Amnesty International Report

Okowa: Nigerians Spend N80bn on Overseas’ Medical Treatment Annually

Akunyili, Gowon, Others Win Integrity Award

Ahmed Asks FG to Release SWF, Excess Crude Funds to States

Fashola: 2013 Budget Based on Project Completion

America’s Election, China’s Transition

Saudi Sharia Judges Decry Westernizing ‘Stench’ of Legal Reforms

Canada to Allow Civil Nuclear Trade with India

Envoys: Peace Mediator Seeks Stepped-up Russian Role on Syria

Former Libya Ruling Council Member Dead, Feud Suspected

Brother of Syrian Parliament Speaker Assassinated

Peace Envoy Fears Somalia Fate for Syria

Military Planners Prepare for War in Mali

Govt: Pakistan Already Cracking Down on Haqqani Network

Suicide Bomber Kills 31 at Army Base Near Baghdad

Syria: Cameron Backs Granting Assad Safe Passage

Gunmen Kill Two Soldiers in Bauchi

Jonathan: Boko Haram Tactics are Barbaric

President Jonathan Restates FG commitment to Revolutionise Agriculture

FG Commences Nationwide Capacity Building For Teachers

Boko Haram: Army Condemns Amnesty International Report Against JTF

Marikana Mine Killings: S’African Police 'Planted Weapons'

US Heads to Polls in Tight Race

Dead China Briton 'Had Spy Links'

Russia: Putin Sacks Defence Minister over Corruption Scandal

Major Shake Up in Nigeria Air Force

US Election: First Result Sees Obama, Romney Tying

Taraba State: After the Crash, Who Governs?

Obama and Romney push to the finish

Storm Sandy: New York Inquiry into Overpricing

Rev King: Appeal Court Reserves Judgment

Jonathan Lauds Lamido’s Security, Educational Policies

Nigeria’s Tourism Industry Gets International Recognition

Vigilante Kill Four Robbery Suspects in Lagos

Trial of Cynthia’s Suspected Murderers Stalled

Oronsaye Denies Link with Addax Petroleum

Presidency, UNDP Meet Editors on Constitution Amendment

Navy: Why Bakassi Buffer Zone is Porous

End Media War, Jonathan Tells Amaechi, Dickson

Alison-Madueke: IOCs, Others Guilty of Environmental Degradation

Okonjo-Iweala Faults Customs Bill

Court Furious with FG over Shoddy Prosecution of Ndume

CJN Refuses to Swear in Appeal Court Justice

Floods Claim 363 Lives, Displace 2.1m, Says NEMA

FG Unveils $9.3bn External Borrowing Plan

Boko Haram Has Killed 3,000 People, Says Army Chief

Obama, Romney Deadlocked as America Goes to the Polls

Monday, November 05, 2012

US Advocates Mass Participation in Constitution Review

Lagos Lawmakers Warn Police against Brutalisatin of Commercial Motorcyclists

Gas Cylinder in Car Triggers Security Scare

Court Orders PHCN to Restore Power in Sokoto

Our Credit History Should not Place Us on Debtors

Keshi: Osaze Now Ready for Eagles

US Expects Ugandan Peacekeepers to Stay in Somalia

Poison Report: Arafat Exhumation Set for Nov 26

Turkey Tries Israeli Military over Gaza Ship Killings

Scholarships for the Girls

Ribadu Panel’s Controversial Report

‘Our Credit History Should not Place Us on Debtors’ List’

US Military Delegation Visits Egypt's Sinai

Suicide Bomber Kills 50 Syrian Security Men

Insecurity: Obada Calls for New Ideas, Global Cooperation

End Media War, Jonathan Requests Amaechi, Dickson

FG Embarks on Enhanced Counter-Terrorism Measures

NANS Threatens Mass Protest over Fuel Scarcity, Insecurity

S’Korea Shuts Nuclear Reactors

Report: Netanyahu, Barak Clashed with Army over Iran Attack

Two Killed as Five Bomb Blasts Hit Bahrain Capital,

Two Saudi Border Guards Killed in Ambush

LBS, Infrastructure Commission Sign MoU

Kogi Denies Flood Victims’ Influx in Delta

House Summons Accountant General over N82bn Revenue Shortfall

Ijaws Laud Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda

Olubolade: Nigerians Should Commend Jonathan over Ondo Election

Ihedioha Promises to Establish Food Crop Processing Centres

Hollande Likely to Shrug Off ‘Shock Therapy’ Review

Child Killed at Pittsburgh Zoo

Kogi Killing: Group Insist on Innocence of Ex -council Boss

Russia’s Rusal Takes FG to London Court over ALSCON

Security Beefed up as Jonathan Visits Jigawa Today

GAT Not Concessioned to Bi-Courtney, Says FAAN

Boko Haram Denies Killing General Shuwa

Contractor Summoned over Multi-billion Naira Security Contract

Tributes as Bowen University Honours Onosode

My Ifeanyi Ubah Odyssey, by Cosmas Maduka

Shell, Partners Sell Seven Oil Blocks for $2.57bn

Rivers, Bayelsa Oil Dispute: Jonathan Fails to Secure Truce

Keshi, Okocha to Grace Governor’s Cup in Delta

Sunday, November 04, 2012

Female Foreign Minister for Somalia

New York Alert over Post-storm Housing

Netanyahu Sceptical of Abbas Hint on Refugees

Car Bomb Kills Child, Wounds 18 in Southeast Turkey

Iran Builds Advanced Drone

Kano: Police Arrest 25 Suspected Gunmen

US Election: Obama, Romney Deadlocked for Final Push

British Soldier Killed in Cyprus

Insurgency: Lawyer Faults Amnesty's Report

Tight security as Jonathan Visits Jigawa

Obama, Clinton Unite on 2012 Trail for First Time

Syria Opposition Meets in Qatar

Seven Injured in Kenya Church Grenade Attack

Egypt's Coptic Christians Get New Pope

US Disaster Relief in a Race Against Freezing Cold

Egyptian Copts Await New Pope

Explosion at Benghazi Police Station

Lady Ebe Assumes Office As A’Ibom Deputy Governor

Unassented Bills Double Those Signed in 2 Years

Jonathan Meets Amaechi, Rivers Monarchs over Oil Well Dispute

Tears, Grief As Civil War Hero Shuwa is Laid to Rest

Idika Kalu C’ttee Seeks New Crude Refining Plan

Entire Family, 20 Others Die in Fatal Accident

Fashion Icon Remi Lagos Dies

Finally, Suntai’s Aides Leave for Germany

Why U.S. Didn’t Designate Boko Haram as Terrorist Group, By Consul General

As Task Forces Submit Reports, Oil & Gas Sector Reform Enters Next Level

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Eko DISCO: Allegations of Irregularities Trail Choice Bidder

FG Gives UBEC Marching Orders on Projects

Kano PDP Faults Minister over Alleged Refusal of Permission for Airlines

Hoodlums Attack Fayose’s Vehicle, Beat Up Driver

System Collapse: FG to Deal with Saboteurs in Power Sector

Almakura Denies Tampering With Council Funds

‘Constitution Review Can’t Correct Nigeria’s Lopsided Structure’

Indeed, There Was a Starved Country

Blackout in Sokoto as Wamakko Feuds with PHCN

Ajagu and Leadership Imperatives

Somalia wants Ugandan troops to remain

Race to Restore Power after Sandy

Israel: Three Syrian Tanks Enter Golan Demilitarized Zone

Ikorodu Children Celebrate Dabiri-Erewa

Oluyinka Oluwakuse: Going Digital with Lagos

Bombers Attack Somali Restaurant

Pakistan Bomb Kills Politician in Buner

Kwankwaso: Why We Replaced KUT Vice Chancellor

Boundary Dispute: Jonathan Meets Amaechi, Rivers Monarchs

Romney, Obama Look for Edge as Campaign Nears End

Japan Nuclear Safety Team Took Utility Money

Suntai's Aides Leave for Germany

US: Pastor Charged with Killing Fiancee's Daughter

US Investigators to Get Access to Benghazi Suspect

In Taraba, Suntai Still Calls The Shots From Hospital Bed

Bloomberg Cancels New York Marathon Amid Outcry

Friday, November 02, 2012

Diezani: Ribadu C’ttee, Others Worked Without Interference

Phd, MBA Holders Apply as Truck Drivers at Dangote Group

1999 Constitution Irrelevant, Expensive, Says Belgore

'Shell Not About to Leave Nigeria' ...Donates to Flood Victims

Presidency, N’Assembly Need Partnership to Succeed Says Gulak

Time to Build A Modern Nigeria

Oronsaye: I Was Not Compromised

Discordant Tune... Ribadu: Oronsaye Scuttled Payment of $1.5bn to Govt

…Six Successor Firms Recommended for NNPC

Civil War Hero Muhammadu Shuwa Killed by Boko Haram

Cardinal Onaiyekan Arrives Abuja Today

Police Kill 14 Suspected Kidnappers, Arrest 3

A’Ibom Gets Female D'Governor-Designate

Mark Condoles Attah over Wife

Special Fund for Aba Renewal

‘Don't Tag Any Woman Barren’

Obinna Donates N10m ICT Centre

Political Observatory: Florence Ajimobi’s Baptism of Fire

Why Many Authors Are Shy

Five Months After Dana Crash

In Taraba, Suntai Still Calls The Shot From Hospital Bed

Why Americans must Re-elect Barack Obama

Tales Of Agony And Suffering At Refugee Camps In Ogbaru

Bringing Songhai Home To Empower Rural Women

Much Ado About Ember Months

Rise in U.S. Unemployment a Sign of Growing Worker Confidence

Cote d’Ivoire's Gbagbo Fit for Hague Trial

Uganda to Pull Out Troops from Somalia over Congo Charges

Gunmen Kill 18 in Pakistan Bus Attack

EPL: Officials Under Scrutiny as United Host Arsenal

Long Walk to Claiming Sydney 400m Relay Gold

Ribadu Committee Submits Report, Recommends Halting of Oil Theft

Man City's Mancini Held Secret Monaco Talks

Syria: Rebels May Have Committed War Crimes, says UN

Suleiman C'ttee Names Six Institutions to Succeed NNPC

Boko Haram: Army Accused of Fresh Massacre in Maiduguri

Ribadu, Oronsaye Trade Tackle Over Report

Royal Duty Officer 'Discharged Gun'

NYC Man Arrested After Pulling Gun in Gas Line

Syria: Govt Forces Quit Town Linking Aleppo to South

Japan Protests Another US Troop-related Incident

CIA Officials in Libya Made Key Decisions During Benghazi Attacks

US Secret Service Agent Kills Self Amid Affair Probe

Fuel Scarce, East Coast Struggles to Recover

Oil Feud: Jonathan to Meet Kogi, Enugu, Anambra Govs Nov 29

Shell to Lift Force Majeure on Crude Exports November Ending

Boko Haram: Amnesty International Accuses FG of Rights Violations

Suntai: All for the Love of Flying

Capital Oil Refutes Allegations of Subsidy Fraud

Boko Haram: We’re Ready for Talks with FG

Ribadu C’ttee to Submit Authentic Report Today

Thursday, November 01, 2012

CISLAC Seeks Sustained Prosecution of Corrupt Oil Marketers

Demolition: FCTA Declares All Estates on Airport Road Illegal

Rights Group Backs Alison-Madueke on Reforms

Gunmen Kill Policeman, Seven Others in Plateau

$15m Bribe: I’m Ready to Testify, Says Clark

Okonjo-Iweala Woos Global Investors to Nigeria

Seven Kidnapped Sailors Regain Freedom

BPE Sheds Light on Return of Bidders’ Bank Guarantee

Jonathan to Mediate in Rivers, Bayelsa Oil Wells Dispute Friday

Govs, Service Chiefs to Meet over Piracy

Five Policemen Jailed for 25 Years for Robbery

Worried over Rivers, Bayelsa Oil Well Dispute Ijaws in Diaspora

K-Solo Denies New Engagement, Says Marriage is Intact

Choice That Impacts the World

Navy, NIMASA Renew Fight against Piracy and Oil Theft

Air France KLM Fetes Elite Customers

Dangote Cement, Forte Oil, Seven-Up Declare Results

Minister Seeks Support for Women

Pakistani Couple Kill Daughter for Talking to a Boy


Greek Bank List Editor Acquitted

Netanyahu’s Rival Blasts His ‘Obsession’ with Iran

Boko Haram: Security Agents Should Fish Out Erring Politicians

Biya to Meet Jonathan Soon

Syria: Rebels Kill 28 Soldiers, Several Executed

Sandy Death Toll Increases, Gas Lines Grow

NEC: Imoke Chairs Stakeholders Committee on Education

Boko Haram Lists Conditions for Cease Fire

Amnesty Int'l: Nigeria's Witnessing Vicious Cycle of Violence

Strike-hit S’Africa Mines Still Down

Three Die in Crush at Madrid Halloween Party

Thousands Still Trapped in Homes After Sandy

Iran: Nine Female Prisoners Begin Hunger Strike

French Firm: Seven Kidnapped Sailors Freed in Nigeria

Cameron Government Defeated in Commons Vote on EU Budget

Two Killed as Fuel Tanker Explodes in Saudi Capital

Amnesty Accuses Nigerian Army of Abuses in Boko Haram Crackdown

Why State Police is Impracticable, by Kwara Speaker

My Predecessor Left Many Things Undone, Says Orji

Zenith Bank Appoints JP Morgan for London Listing

Clinton Calls for Overhaul of Syria Opposition

Colombian Peace Talks Push President Santos Popularity Higher

Terrorist Offers Hurricane Aid, US Says No Thanks

Ex-Gov Attah Loses Wife to Cancer

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Why Ministers of State for Power, Niger Delta Were Swapped

Gunmen Kill 20 in Zamfara Robbery

IG: Senators Accused of Links to Boko Haram Are Being Investigated

Amaechi: Bayelsa Should Leave Rivers Oil Wells Alone

Fuel Subsidy: Fears Mount over Prosecution of Cases

Starcomms, IHS Attract $335m Foreign Investment

Suntai’s Aides Leave for Germany Thursday

Gunmen Attack Borno Town, Torch Police Station

Orientation: Corps Members Deployed in Bayelsa, Borno, Yobe to Wait

Fashola Presents N479bn Budget for 2013

PENGASSAN Raises Doubts over Oil Probe Panel Reports

FG Approves N11bn for CCB Hqtrs, Gwarimpa Hospital

Subsidy Scam: Desperate Marketers Adopt New Strategies to Escape

Bakassi: Nigeria Erred Going to ICJ, Says Anyaoku

Ajimobi’s Wife: My Alleged Arrest in UK Has Toughened Me

Jonathan Lauds Okonjo-Iweala on Book

Witness: How Nwosu, Others Manipulated FinBank’s Shares

12 New Appeal Court Justices Appointed

Sambo: I Didn’t Say FG Will Descend on Corrupt Governors

HP Shrinks Printing Costs for SMBs with Ink Advantage Printers

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