This Day News Archive for April 2013

Monday, April 29, 2013

Mourinho: I’ll Be Blamed if Real are Eliminated

Ghanaians Ban 'Spirit Child' Killing

Woman 'Uses' Ambulance as Free Taxi Service

N'Korea Holds Back Seven S'Koreans at Industrial Zone

Lawyers, Public Chant ‘Hang Him’ as Bangladesh Building Owner Led to Court

Presidency: Jonathan Has No Hand In Amaechi's Travails

FG Plans Aerial Surveillance for States

Pirates Kidnap Five Crew from Ship

Klopp Denies Leaking Mourinho Job Info

US Army Rejects Tanks, Congress Insists

Officials: 19 Killed in Car Bombings in South Iraq

Syrian PM Survives Car Bomb Attack

Powerful Blast Rocks Central Prague

Jonathan: Nigeria is Committed to Strengthening Democracy

NYT: Millions in CIA 'Ghost Money' Paid to Afghan President's Office

Japanese PM, Abe, in Russia for Islands Talks

Bangladesh Rescuers' Hopes Fade

Court Orders Fashola to Pay Ex-deputy Gov, Ojikutu, Pension

Fashola: We’ve Learnt Greatly from the Boston Attack

Labour Kicks against FG's Plan to Retrench 11,000 PHCN Workers

JTF: Boko Haram Resorts to Kidnapping to Raise Funds

Police Rescue Kidnapped 90-year-old, American International School Student

NCAA Describes Amaechi’s Grounded Aircraft ‘Illegal Immigrant’

Jonathan Pledges to Rebuild Baga Town

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Stop Preaching against Polio Immunization, Pate Tells Islamic Clerics

Prosecute Illegal Oil Bunkerers, Pipeleine Vandals, Uduaghan Tells FG

Outrage in Akure as Boy, 4, Drowns in Septic Tank

Group Berates Northern Leaders over ?Alison-Madueke, PIB

Confusion Rocks Bayelsa Police Command over CP’s Retirement

Boko Haram: What Northern Leaders Must Do, by Kuku

PIB: Senate to Hold Zonal, FCT Public Hearings

Obasanjo: Proposed Pipeline Protection Commission is Avenue for 'Chop-chop'

Jonathan, Tinubu Felicitate with Adenuga at 60

Okonjo-Iweala: N3bn to Nollywood is for Investment, Not to Share

Court Orders Fashola to Pay

Okonjo-Iweala: The Federal Government Will Plug Oil, Tax Leakages

Egypt: President, Judges Compromising on Reform Law

Dhaka Building Collapse: Fire Breaks Out in Wreckage

Boston Bomb Suspects' Parents Retreat to Village, Cancel US Trip

Mexican Journalists March Against Attacks on Press

Minister: FG Spent N1.3 trillion on FCT Infrastructure in 37 Years

Senior Egypt Officials in Iran for Syria Talks

India Rape: Six-Year-Old Assaulted In Delhi

Building Collapses in Northern France, Two Dead

Fugitive Owner Arrested as Bangladesh Building Toll Hits 377

Hope for Survivors Fades as Bangladesh Building Toll Hits 363

Two Police Officers Shot as Italian Govt Sworn In

Jonathan Pledges to Rebuild Baga, as NEMA Distributes Relief Items

Budget Cuts Threaten France's Foreign Firepower

Obama Jokes About Himself at Reporters' Dinner

Search Continues for Dhaka Survivors

'Problems' as Maracana Stadium Reopens

Algerian President in France after Minor Stroke

Young Women Warned over Heart Disease

Saturday, April 27, 2013

N30bn BRT Extension : LAMATA Restates Commitment to Dec. 2014 Deadline

Aregbesola : Love, Respect for Values Necessary for Religious Harmony

GIS: Okonjo-Iweala Meets Captains of Industry Monday

Orjiako: Transparency is Key to Investments

NGO Rallies States to Tackle Environmental Pollution

Roll Back Malaria: Group Seeks Sustained Funding

‘Erosion of Values, Major Cause of Insecurity in Anambra

Lubricants Firms Set to Fight Counterfeits at Lagos Motor Fair

Group Raises the Alarm Over Suspected Foreign Assassins in Jos

Customs Intercepts 93 Containers Over Trade Malpractices

One Person Killed as JTF Raids Seven Delta Communities

JTF Kills Top Boko Haram Commander in Combined Operation

Vice President Sambo Arrives Mongolia for CoD Meeting

Baga Carnage Underestimated, Says Senator Lawan

Minister Allays Fears as JAMB Holds UTME Nationwide

Confusion Reigns over Federal Housing Authority Board

NCAA Grounds Amaechi's Aircraft

All The World’s A Stage...

Page, Stage, Billboards And Still Running

In Her Own Words...

EbonyLife Brings Six African Ladies to The Fattening Room

Fayose: Only Internal Democracy Can Return PDP to South-west

Mexico: Ten Dead, Dozens Hurt During Prison Riot

2015: The Brickbats Between Presidency and Opposition Parties

Nigeriaphohia and Senator Mark’s Righteous Indignation

Taraba: A Realignment of Political Forces

'Qaeda' Gunmen Kill Five Yemen Soldiers

Militants Kill Five Iraqi Soldiers, Sunni Protesters form 'Army'

Boko Haram Amnesty: Getting Down to the Basics

Visiting the First Storey Building in Nigeria

Eko Festival of Kits Unveils at Okunde Blue Water

Militancy and the Politics of Hypocrisy

How to Build a Great Brand

In Abuja, A Taste of Turkey

Last Groups of S’Koreans Leaving N’Korean Factory

Pakistan Inmate Attack Angers India

New Arrest over US Ricin Letters

Deal Reached on Italian Government

Baga: DHQ Denies Soldiers' Arrest, as Senator Claims 228 Died

First Dreamliner flight lands safely

Taliban Announce Start of Spring Offensive

Bangladesh Rescuers Find 19 Alive in Building

French Hostages: Boko Haram 'was Paid $3m Ransom'

Bangladesh Factory Owners Arrested

9/11 Jet Debris' Found in New York

Friday, April 26, 2013

Jonathan, Shettima in Closed-Door Meeting over Baga Killings

NJC Suspends Justice Talba Without Pay for One Year

SKG Pharma Train Partners on Business Growth

Police kill Two in Kwara

Stakeholders Want GSM Subscribers, Others Taxed to Fund Healthcare

Mark Urges Constitution Review Committee to Produce People-oriented Draft

IG Gives Prerequisite for Better Police Performance

Tolerance, Forgiveness Panacea for Insecurity, Says Cleric

31 States to Experience Devastating Flood in 2013, Says Report

Olayinka Buried Amid Eulogies

Amaechi’s Plane in Dramatic Delay at Akure Airport


Reconciliation in South-West PDP

Uchendu: Ignorance, Major Killer in Rural Areas

A Toast As The Guru Clocks 60

Goldman Sachs Lines Up $1.75 billion J C Penney Loan

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Set for Return to Service

Vconnect Storms Lagos With Online Marketing Opportunities

Death Toll in Bangladesh Collapse Passes 300

Syria: White House Hedges on 'Red Line'

Bombs Kill at Least 20 Across Iraqi Capital

Bayern: No Deal with Lewandowski

Jonathan, Shettima Parley Over Baga Killings

Boston Bomb Suspect Moved to Prison

Survivors Found in Collapsed Factory

UK: Eleven Men jailed for Terror Plot

Cameron: Syria Chemical Evidence Growing

Snake Kills Hockey Player in Australia

Egypt's Pope Says Islamist Rulers Neglect Copts

Chile Cult Burns Baby Alive on Bonfire

Princewill: Why I want to Succeed Amaechi

Britain Aided Alamieyeseigha’s Pardon, Says Senator Uzamere

Yuguda: Governors Discuss the Nation, Not the President

'Many Dead' in Russia Hospital Fire

No Response from N’Korea on Talks

Fears for Hundreds Missing in Dhaka

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Achebe’s Body to Arrive May 21

2011 Post-election Violence: Jonathan Approves N5.7bn for Nine States

Our Mother Was a Disciplinarian, Say Olayinka’s Children

Baga: US, ACN Seek Probe of Rights Violators

NJC: Talba, Four Appeal Court Judges Have Cases to Answer

Imo: Why Okorocha Was Flown Abroad

Rimi’s Late Wife’s Family Vows to Appeal Judgment

Northern Governors Demand Speedy Trial of Fuel Subsidy Suspects

PIB: Stakeholders Berate North-east Govs for Neglecting their Views

Saraki Flays Corruption Case against Him

President to Head Reconstituted NASENI Governing Board

Jonathan to Inaugurate National Council on Niger Delta

JTF Raids Kidnappers, Pirates’ Camps over 12 Slain Policemen

Lagos CP: Bamigbetan's Kidnappers Have Fled to Ghana

House Shelves Debate on 2013 Budget Amendment Bill

NMA Moves to Ensure Uninterrupted Services During Health Workers’ Strike

UNIPORT 4: Trial Judge Withdraws, Claiming ‘My Hands are Tied’

Nigeria Saves N4.2trn from Drop in Manufactured Imports

Mayor Bloomberg: Boston Suspects Planned Bombs in New York

Airtel Assures Subscribers as MNP Commences (NEWS)

Mali: UN Security Council Approves Creation of Peacekeeping Force

Iran's Ready to Resume Talks with World Powers

Three Dead in Random Shooting in Southern France

Mexican Newspaper Photographer Found Dead

Israeli Military Shoots Down Drone from Lebanon

Lead Poisoning; Zamfara Appreciates N900 Million Grant From FG

2011 Post Election Violence: Jonathan Approves N5.7 b to 9 States

US Suspects Syria of Chemical Attack

Forty Found Alive after Dhaka Building Collapse

UN to Authorize Mali Peacekeeping Force Thursday

UK Men Jailed for Planning Terrorism

Boston Suspects' Mother Slams US

Jonathan Constitutes, Heads Governing Board of NASENI

Gov. Shema Chieftancy Award Tears Igala Traditional Council Apart

Kogi: Five Killed as Fulani Herdsmen, Youths Clash

S’Korea Demands Talks with N’Korea on Closed Factory

S’Korea Summons Japan Envoy over PM's History Remarks

Teachers on Rampage in Mexico

Frantic Search for Dhaka Survivors, as Death Toll Hits 194

Tactical Drills for the Army

Diabetes Warning on Soft Drinks

Boston Bombs Detonated by Remote Used for Toy Cars

Hagel: US Judgment on Syrian Chemical Arms Report Won't be Rushed

Bangladesh Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises to 147

Kolo Toure to Leave Man City

Rimi’s Wife's Family to Appeal against Court's Judgement

Ancient Aleppo Minaret Destroyed

Police: Five Murdered in Illinois Town, Suspect Dead

Boston Remembers Manhunt Officer

Mali: Tuareg Rebels Reject Elections, Disarming Before Talks

Sun Royal Editor, Three Others Charged

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Quadrant Business Portal Will Boost E-commerce

Tears as Olayinka’s Body Arrives Ekiti

Bribe-for-Job Scam: Employment Letters Issued from the Grave

NJC Approves Appointment of Judges, Considers Discipline for Erring Justices Today

Jonathan Inaugurates Panel on Boko Haram, Tasks it on Results

Leadership Reporter Assaulted at Gombe Govt House

Tambuwal Urged to Swear in Nwoye

Ibadan Fire Disaster Victims Demand Compensation

Jonathan Signs Nigeria, UK Prisoner Exchange Bill

Jonathan: Executive, Legislature Not in Battle for Supremacy

Boko Haram: Customs Officers Abandon Posting in Maiduguri

Nigeria May Not Meet 2020 Target, Says Usman

10 Feared Killed in Fulani Herdsmen Attack in Benue

Gunmen Kill Three WAEC Officials

Photo-journalist, Uwalaka Recounts Ordeal at LASUTH in Court

Senate Throws out Bill to Remunerate Former Presidents

N164bn Judgment Debt: Again, UK Appeal Court Dismisses Akingbola’s Application

New Threat in Nigeria as Militants Split Off

APGA: Okwu Asks INEC to Ingore Umeh’s Protest

Fani-Kayode: Why Jonathan’s Govt is Not Progressing

Ijaw Group Asks Jonathan to Intervene in Egina Project

Power: NEC Committee on Re-investment to Submit Report Today

China Calls Japan-US Island Drill Provocative

US Seeks to Ease Afghanistan-Pakistan Tensions in Brussels Talks

People Magazine Names Gwyneth Paltrow Most Beautiful Woman

Letta Set to Become Italy's Next PM

Navy Launches Website on Crude Oil Theft

Church Sources: Kidnapped Syrian Bishops Still Missing

Baga Killings 'll not Obstruct Dialogue with Boko Haram, Says Lugga

S’Africa: Fight over Rhino Poaching Escalates

Afghanistan: Karzai Backs Clerics' Demand for Media Crackdown

Jonathan Inaugurates Boko Haram C’ttee, Cautions Soldiers to be Mindful of Civilians

German Business Gloom Grows as Export Markets Wobble

Pentagon Chief Tours Mideast Amid Syria Fallout Fears

Australia: Hacking 'Leader' Charged

Bangladesh Dhaka Building Collapse Leaves 70 Dead

UK 'Becoming a More Peaceful Place'

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Medical Treatment Takes off in Zamfara for Victims of Lead Poisoning

FG Reduces Charges against Leadership Journalists to Six

Police Recover Arms, Explosives in Plateau

North-west Zone Rejects PIB

Senate Opens Debate to Rename UNILAG Moshood Abiola University

British Couple Jailed for Attempting to Smuggle Nigerian Baby into UK

…UN, US, Others Condemn Killings

Suspected Insurgents Arrested as Military Mops up Baga Town

Okupe: APC will Crumble and Disappear by 2014

Aribisala: Court Agrees to Hear Contending Applications

Olayinka’s Burial: Police Beef up Security in Ekiti

Omawumi Boosts Mortein’s Malaria Campaign in Kenya

NSA Blames Insecurity on Climate Change

House Probes NEMA’s Emergency Responsiveness

Senate Moves to Unban Use of Tinted Glasses

Kwankwaso Tasks Govts on Good Budgeting System

House Probes SURE-P Interventions on Roads

FCDA Board Applauds Minister over Land Swap Policy

From Fear to Fortune

Bad News for the Federalists

Two Men Linked to al Qaeda in Mali Arrested in Spain

Tensions High after Iraq Forces Raid Sunni Camp, 23 Dead

Pakistan: Police Say Explosives Found Near Musharraf’s House

FBI Faces Boston Suspect Questions

Millionaire Sold Fake Bomb Detectors

Israel: Syria Used Chemical Weapons

Boko Haram: MTF Confirms 30 Insurgents, 6 Civilians Killed

Jonathan Appoints Waki, Second Female Member, into Boko Haram C’ttee

Plateau Police Recover Arms, Explosives

Japan Warns China on Islands Landing

Iran Denies Canada Terror Plot Link

Explosion at French Embassy in Libya

Finally, the Oyo Marriage Collapses

Trapped in Tunisia

For Commonwealth Lawyers and Judges, Fresh Thinking?

‘May I Have a Cold Drink?’

Canada Foils al-Qaeda Terror Attack on Train

Gunmen Abduct Two Bishops in Syria

Boston Attack Motive Still Unclear

CLC Kicks Off Amidst South Africa’s Transformation Row

Former CLA President, Boma Ozobia, Commends CLA’s Succession Plan to NBA

…Calls for Sri Lanka’s Suspension from the Commonwealth

UEFA League: Bayern Deals with Tax Case Ahead of Barca Tie

Heynckes Will Leave Bayern with Head Held High

Egypt Says Russia to Help Revive Nuclear Program

Egypt: Mursi in Crisis Talks with Judges over Reform

Turkey Objects to Kerry Request to Delay Erdogan’s Gaza Visit

Boston Bomb Suspect Eyed in Connection to 2011 Triple Murder

US: Iran is Biggest Threat to Nuclear Pact's Credibility

Bill to Punish Corporate Manslaughter Receives a Boost at Public Hearing

Church Vandalised as Boy, 2, Dies in Septic Tank

Corruption: Jonathan Disagrees with US Assessment of Nigeria

191 Killed in Multinational Task Force, Boko Haram Clash

Extermination of Nigerian Oil Palm Plantations Imminent

Monday, April 22, 2013

Again, Trial of Suspected THISDAY Bomber Adjourned

Presidency Decries Lack of Modern Forensic, DNA Labs for Police

Tanker Fire Destroys over 30 Houses, Shops in Ibadan

Obanikoro, Anosike, Babatope, Baraje Appointed to Govt Boards

Orubebe: Why Past Devt Plans Failed in Niger Delta

Police Pension Scam: Yusufu Wants Charges against Him Quashed

Presidency Seeks Cooperation of National Assembly on Governance

MRA Requests Information from NFVCB on Banned Documentary

Aliyu Distances Self from Lamido-Amaechi Posters

US Report: Labour Blames Judiciary for Massive Corruption

Fire Guts INEC Again, Alternative Dispute Office Affected

Adamawa Speaker Denies Attacking Deputy Governor’s Residence

FG’s Planned Amnesty for Boko Haram Gets More Knocks

Court Slams SSS, Police for Rights Violation

NANS Berates FG over Plans to Scrap NECO, JAMB

Oshiomhole Asks EDSIEC to Apologise for Lapses, Swears in 14 Chairmen

Pakistan Govt Won't Charge Musharraf

Israel Praises Azerbaijan's Stand in Iran Crisis

Bombing Suspect Called Mom Moments Before Deadly Shootout

EU Lifts Sanctions Against Burma

Boko Haram: FG Seeks Intelligence Support from US

UEFA League: Messi Fit Enough to Play against Bayern

Fire Guts INEC's Alternative Dispute Office

Boston Bombs Suspect 'Awake And Responding'

Kogi Poly: 25 Students Arrested over Lecturer's Death

Corruption: Jonathan Carpets US' Assessment of Nigeria

Afghan Taliban Abduct Foreigners

US Awaits 'Boston Bomber' Charges

Luis Suarez Apologises for Biting Ivanovic

African Ministers Tell Rich Nations to Work Harder to End Crisis

China: Rescuers Scrabble to Find Quake Survivors

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Bamigbetan: I Had a Weird Premonition the Day I was Kidnapped

Panic on the Bench as NJC Prepares to Discipline Corrupt Judges

Buhari, Tinubu, Tambuwal Hold Secret Meeting on 2015

How Nigeria Can Overcome Security Challenges, by Waziri

Ekiti Wears New Look for Olayinka

Two WAEC Officials, Police Escort Killed by Gunmen in Borno

Achebe to Be Buried May 23

Police Recover Materials Used for Bomb Making in Bauchi

Pardon: SGF Refuses to Release Minutes of Council of State’s Meeting

Plateau Flays Exclusion from Boards of Varsities’

Jonathan Drums up Support for NBA

FAAN Workers Want Bi-Courtney’s Hotel Converted to Agency’s Headquarters

APCON Chairman Asked to Resign over Conflict of Interest

Boston Pair 'Planned More Attacks'

Hagel Stresses Israel's Right to Strike Iran

'Dozens Killed' in Syria Army Attack

Afghan Girls' School Feared Hit by Poison Gas

Brazil Police Guilty of Jail Deaths

Hagel: US Arms Deal with M’East Allies Clear Signal to Iran

Kerry: United States Asked Turkey PM to Delay Gaza Trip

Egyptian Justice Minister Resigns

Cultists Stab Kogi Poly Lecturer to Death

Texas District Attorney Caught Drunk Driving

Report: N’Korea Moves Two More Missile Launchers

China Battles to Bring Quake Aid

Venezuela Election Official Plays Down Vote Audit

US Doubles Aid to Syrian Rebels, Who Want More

US Waits to Question 'Boston Bomber'

Syria Opposition Voices Frustration with International Backers

Boston Bomb Suspect Clings to Life

Saturday, April 20, 2013

US Report: There’s Massive Corruption in Nigeria

Edo LG Poll: I Won’t Rig for Anybody, Says Oshiomhole

Rivers Lawmakers: No Plan to Impeach Amaechi

Abducted Lagos Council Chairman, Bamigbetan, Freed

Agric Ministry Workers Fault Imposition of Director

JTF Discovers Illegal Refinery, Arrests Seven Persons in Kogi

Number Portability: Unregistered GSM Lines Will Soon Be Disconnected, Says NCC

Britain Promises to Support Maritime Security in W’Africa

Guild of Editors Decries State of Insecurity

Two Persons Killed as Gunmen Sack Plateau Villages

Kwande: Rejection of Appointment Won’t Affect Boko Haram Panel

The Temple of Justice Has Been Desecrated, Says Amaechi

Blair: Quest for Religious Peace, Reconciliation, A Global Issue

From China with Love or Hate

Sango Festival Gets International Nod

Lounging At MMIA Lagos

The Man behind the TRACON Project

2013 Budget: Concern Grows over Revenue Leakages

A People in Denial

Remembering Chinua Achebe (1930-2013)

Amnesty Process on a False Start

Gunmen Sack Two Plateau Villages, Kill Two, Burn Houses

China: Another Bird Flu Death as Number of Infected Hits 95

Egypt: Mubarak Stays in Detention as Mursi Plans Cabinet Reshuffle

Iraq Holds First Election Since US Pullout

Saudi King Removes Deputy Defence Minister in Royal reshuffle

Virginia: Air Force General Killed in Plane Crash

Jonathan: Our Task is to Show Love, Not Violence, Hostility

'Qaeda' Gunmen Kill Yemen Intelligence Officer

Kremlin: Russia, US to Bolster Ties After Boston Bombings

Female Suicide Bomber Kills Four in NW Pakistan

Pakistan Judge Remands Ex-president, Musharraf, in Custody

Quake Kills Dozens in Sichuan, China

Boston Marathon Bomber Captured

Constitution Review: Regional Interests Dominate Voting at Public Sessions

Kidnapped French Family Freed

Okorocha’s Convoy Involved in Auto Crash

MASSOB Leaders Must Face Trial for Treason, S’Court Rules

Babangida Aliyu: Why the North is against PIB

The Quadrant Company Launches Business Portal

FAA Approves Boeing Dreamliner Battery System Design

G20 Backs off Austerity drive, Rejects Hard Debt Cut Targets

French Family Head for Home after Hostage Ordeal

12 Dead, 60 Missing in Texas Factory Blast

Minister Denies Masterminding Sack of NEMA Spokesman

Wole Awolowo Laid to Rest

Movement Restricted in Edo

Alleged Luggage Pilfering

Okorocha’s Convoy in Auto-crash

Suswam, Umar Settle Taraba-Benue Border Conflict

As New Executive Sets Up Committee to Audit Amaechi

UEFA League: Puyol, Mascherano Out of S’final at Bayern

Russia: US Talks Produced No Progress on Missile Dispute

Gov't Sources: Boston Bomb Suspect Went to Russia

Akpabio Asks Assembly to Approve N80bn Bank Loan

Bandits Kill 13 Passengers in Benue Community

CANAN To Kerry: Declare Boko-Haram Terrorist Group

Sokoto Deputy Gov. Loses Son

Group Urges EFCC to Probe Ebonyi’s N40billion Debt

Mourinho to Decide Madrid Future at End of Season

Man United's Young Out for Rest of Season

Friday, April 19, 2013

‘Peace Has Spawned Development In Abia’


Governor Aliyu: Corruption Can Disintegrate Nigeria


Bitter, Not Hard, Pill (To Swallow)




FCT Gets New Police Boss… Vows to Rein in on Criminals

Boston: The Stories of Two Brothers Suspected in Bombing

Syria: Assad Warns Jordan as Southern Border Boils

Mortars, Blast Hit Iraqi Mosques before Vote

STF: 17 Persons, 25 Cows Killed in Plateau

Boston Marathon Bombings: One Suspect Dead

S'America Backs Maduro in Venezuela Votes Dispute

Cameroon: Boko Haram Have Released Kidnapped French Family

Pakistani Police Arrest Musharraf

US Police Officer Shot at University

FBI Releases Photos of Boston Suspects

Argentines Hold Mass Rallies against Govt

Cautious Optimism Greets FG's Amnesty Panel on Boko Haram

Plot to Impeach Okorocha Thickens as EFCC Quizzes Imo Govt Officials

US Envoy: 60,000 HIV Babies Born Annually in Nigeria

NPC: We Lack Accurate Figures on Nigeria’s Population

Nigerians Reject Executive Immunity, Rotational Presidency

Thursday, April 18, 2013

FG: Industrial Revolution on Course to Harness Steel Resources

NECO, UTME, Others Not Scrapped, Says Education Minister

Bamigbetan: Police Turn Down OPC's Offer for Help

Nearly 70 Dead, 160 Injured in Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

NSA Interrogates Rivers Information Commissioner over State's Purchase of Helicopters

Mark, Babatope, NGE, Others Bid Awolowo Farewell

NIS Deports 17 Illegal Aliens from Kaduna

ASUP Declares Seven-day Nationwide Warning Strike

Appeal Court Hears Arguments, Reserves Judgment on Baba Suwe

British Warship Visits, Engages Nigerian Navy Personnel in Training

Non-executive Directors Nominated for CBN Board

Shonga Farm Project Film Wins Global Film Award in France

British Airways Launches ‘Quick Hop’ to London, Europe Promo

Be Courageous in Fighting Terrorists, Kano Residents Urged

Zimbabwe President: No Interference in New Polls

US Accuses Bissau Army Head in Colombia Drugs, Weapons Plot

At Least Five Killed in Gun Attack in Kenyan Town

US Aims to Expand India Arms Trade by ‘Billions of Dollars’

Murray Loses in Monte Carlo as Djokovic, Nadal Win

Uriesi: Nigeria to Continue to Play Key Roles in African Aviation

Shari Council President Rejects Membership of Boko Haram C'ttee

Bomb Plot: Four Jailed For Planning TA Attack

Italy Police Seize 20 Tonnes of Cannabis from Ship

Rescuers Searching for Victims of Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast

Boston Marathon Bombings: Obama At Service

FG's IRP On Course to Harness Steel Resources

ASUP Declares 7-Day Nation-wide Warning Strike

Trunk A Roads: Jonathan Explains Conditions for States, LGs' Intervention

Be Courageous to Fight Terrorists, Brigade Commander Tells Kano Residents

Egypt: Mubarak Moved to Prison from Army Hospital

Patient Takes Wheel of Ambulance to Save Driver

Pakistan: Court Orders Musharraf's Arrest

N'Korea Demands End of Sanctions if US Wants Dialogue

Texas Fertiliser Plant Blast Kills 15, Destroys Town

Regular Medical Check-up, Antidote to Diabetes Attack

Jonathan Cannot Handle Boko Haram Insurgency, Says CAN

Ojukwu Foretold Obi’s Betrayal of APGA, Says Umeh

Netanyahu: Israel Will Act on Syria Weapons

Texas Fertiliser Plant Blast Injures Many

Boston Bombs Suspect Seen on Film

26-member C’ttee Set up to Engage Boko Haram

Clark: Gbomo Jomo, MEND No Longer Exist

Again, Scores Killed in Renewed Attacks in Plateau

Crude Theft Leads to $1.23bn Drop in Revenue in First Quarter

Britain Bids Margaret Thatcher Farewell

SSS Raises Hope on Bamigbetan’s Early Return

New York State Senate Pays Tribute to Achebe

Tukur: Why I’m Backing My Son for Adamawa Guber Race

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Ex- governor’s Son Shot by Boko Haram in Maiduguri

Angry Mob Kills Suspected Bomber Near Emir’s Palace in Kano

Investigate Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos Tells FG

Jonathan Wants Incompetence, Inequalities Addressed in Civil Service

Privatisation: 20 Firms Submit Bids for Afam, Kaduna Power Plants

US Court Throws Out Torture Case against Shell

Palace Denies Claims by Kidnapper of Okonjo-Iweala’s Mother

Court Grants Nnamani Permission to Travel for Medical Check-up

FG Begins Move to Outlaw Chemical Weapons

Elechi: Don’t Compare Varsity Education with Charity Homes

FG Approves Mid-term Reviews for MDAs

DHQ Denies Rift with Defence Ministry

Jonathan Urged to Use Fuel Subsidy Fund to Promote Agric

W’Bank: African Economy to Grow by 6.1% in 2013

Monte Carlo: Djokovic Battles Pain, Nadal Cruises

Drugs Sting Misses Bissau Army Chief

Russian PM, Medvedev, Defends Record after Putin Warning

Iran Moves to Speed Up Nuclear Program Despite Sanctions

US: Police Deny Arrest in Boston Attack

Angry Mob Kills Suspected Bomber Near Emir of Kano’s Palace

Breaking News: Bomb explodes near Emir of Kano's palace in Kano.

Egypt: Mubarak Retrial to Begin on May 11

Number of Japan Jets Scrambled against China Planes Doubles

Venezuela Opposition Fears Crackdown, US Wavers on Maduro

Boko Haram: Turaki, Imohe Head Dialogue, Small Arms C’ttees

Civil Service: Jonathan Wants Incompetence, Inequalities Addressed

Again, Scores Killed in Renewed Attacks in Plateau South

US Supreme Court Backs Shell in Nigeria Human Rights Case

Boko Haram: Turaki, Imohe Head Dialogue, Small Arms C’ttees

Obama Visible, Cautious in Boston Response

Anti-Putin Blogger's Trial Adjourned

Britain's Iron Lady Laid to Rest with Full Pomp

China: WHO Says No Poultry Contact in Some Bird Flu Cases

FBI Reveals Boston Bomb Details

Security Tight for Thatcher's Funeral

Explosions Heard in Israeli Resort of Eilat

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Police, OPC Get Cracking as Bamigbetan, Ejigbo Council Boss, is Abducted

Okonjo-Iweala: 2013, A Game Changer for Nigeria

‘Oga and Madam at the Top Sacked Amaechi-backed Exco’

Jonathan, Service Chiefs Meet on Amnesty Committee Report

Child Abuse: Ogun Govt Orders Orphanage Founder to Keep off Premises

Ekiti Govt: Olayinka to be Buried in Ado-Ekiti

Melaye Escapes Assassination in Abuja

Blair: Nigeria Not Achieving Full Potential Due to Corruption, Lax Corporate Governance

Leadership Reporters Charged with Forgery

Kukah: Future of North Bleak Without Education

I’m Not a Murderer, Says Fayose

Presidency: Jonathan Has not Endorsed any Governorship Candidate for 2015

Army Produces Surveillance Vehicle for Peacekeeping in Mali

COREN: Nigeria Spends N900bn Importing Artisans

Orelope-Adefulire Advocates Attitudinal Change for Better Society

Communal Crisis: Court Restrains IG from Arresting Delta Lawmaker

Ondo Cocoa Merchants Condemn Multiple Taxation by State Govt

MEND, BH and Other Symptoms

Syria's Assad Reduces Sentences for Some Rebels

FBI Seeks Images in Boston Marathon Bomb Inquiry

Nine Killed in Blast at Pakistan Election Rally

Thatcher's Body Lies in Chapel as Funeral Debate Rages

No Further Boston Threat, Says FBI

Boko Haram: NPS to Dismiss Officers that Refuses Posting to North

Peacekeeping: Army Deploys Own Unmanned Surveillance Vehicle to Mali

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Condemns Boston Blasts

Musharraf Barred from Pakistan Polls

Venezuelan Rivals Rally Supporters, Four People Reported Dead

Pakistan Bears Brunt of Iranian Earthquake, 13 Killed

Jonathan, Zuma Parley on Security, AU Jubilee

Remembering Victor Adedapo Kayode: 1899 to 1941

China Reveals Military Structure

US Helicopter Crashes Near N'Korea Border

Large Earthquake Felt Across Middle East

U.K. Inflation Remains at 2.8%, Continues Above BOE Goal

Group Drags ASA-USA Leadership To Court Over Medical Mission Fund

Judge Fines Himself for Breaking No-Cellphone Rule

Regional Tensions: China Points Finger at US

Obama to Meet S'Korean Leader

FBI Probes Boston Terror Blasts

Palace Aide, Others Masterminded Kidnap of Okonjo-Iweala’s Mother

Amaechi Suffers Setback as Court Sacks Rivers PDP Exco

Boko Haram: North Seeks Dialogue and Reconciliation Commission

Kaigama, ASCSN President, Unveils Vision for TUC

Subsidy Scam: How Fuel Importers Used Dead Vessel to Dupe FG of N1.5bn

NNPC: Crude Oil Production Stable Despite MEND Attacks

Monday, April 15, 2013

Nigeria Needs N12bn to Revitalise Adult Education, Says Agency Boss

FG to Complete Abandoned Roads Projects

Community Beats Traditional Ruler, Burns Wife, Palace

Again, Court Adjourns Patience, Turai's Land Tussle Suit

Ekiti Disowns Fundraising for Olayinka's Burial

Jonathan Congratulates New Venezuela’s President, Maduro

British Airways Aborts Abuja-London Flight

Insecurity: FG Expedites Action on Identity Mgt

NNPC GMD Urges Gov to Help Find Brother’s Killers

Aviation Ministry Seeks to Take over Issuance of Operating Licences from NCAA

EFCC Arrests Former Mint MD for Fraud, Released on Bail

Palace Aide, Others Masterminded Kidnap of Okonjo-Iweala’s Mother

Moro Blames Rigid Constitution for Insurgency, Prison Breaks

Trial of Former Kogi Gov’s Son Commences

Good Governance Tour: NBC Confirms N2m Sanction on Liberty FM

Obi Presents N100m for Roads Rehabilitation in Onitsha Cantonment

ASUU Faults FG on State Pardon, Appointment of Governing Boards

Lampard to Quit Chelsea for LA Galaxy

Iran's Reformists Stake Long Shot Hopes in Khatami

Sultan: Amnesty is Possible

Explosions Hit Boston Marathon

Can Too Much Exercise Cause Stroke?

Paris Jackson Calls Michael an Incredible Father

Thirteen Dead in Central African Republic Gun Battle

Egypt's Mubarak Stays in Detention Despite Release Order

In Tokyo, Kerry Defends US Strategic Pivot to Asia

JTF: We’re Winning War Against Oil Thieves

NNPC Boss Urges Gov Yero to Fish Out Brother’s Killers


Sokoto: JNI Dismisses MEND's Threats, Says Peace Iminent in Nigeria

Dokubo Cautions MEND, Says Amnesty is a fraud.

Help for Girl with Rare Giant Head Syndrome

Egypt: Clerics Pick Holes in Islamic Bonds Law

Thatcher's Funeral Rehearsal Staged

Iraq Cities Hit by Deadly Bombings

N'Korea Brands US An 'Enemy' of the State

Maduro Wins Venezuela Election

N'Korea Marks Kim Il-sung Birthday

KPMG: Zenith is Nigeria’s Most Customer-focused Bank

21-member C’ttee Empanelled for Jonathan’s Second Term Bid

Jaywalkers Make Traffic Crawl at Ikeja-Along Bus Stop

River Tragedy: Body of Ikoyi Golf Club Manager Recovered

Armed Robbers Kill NNPC GMD’s Brother

Yuguda: The Real Boko Haram Will Accept Amnesty

Safety of Polio Vaccine: Bauchi Village Head Immunised

SON Council Seeks Capacity Development to Tackle Fake Products

Telecoms Subscribers Decry Poor Services

Yoruba Farmers in Edo Petition Oshiomhole over Ijaw Harassment

APGA: Umeh's Faction Restates Stand against Political Parties’ Merger

FG, States, LGs to Commence Sale of NIPP Plants in June

I'm Not Pursuing Any Personal Agenda, Says Okonjo-Iweala

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Crying in the Workplace: How Appropriate/Inappropriate?

Lagos Budget Performance Falls by 4%

Security: NCC Asked to Create Toll-free Lines

How Do We Measure the Performance of State Governments?

14TH APR 2013... Deadly Attack on Somali Courthouse

Kerry Urges N'Korea to Join Dialogue

Venezuelans Vote on Future of "Chavista" Socialism

Kerry in Japan Amid N'Korea Tensions

Gulf Countries Meet over Iran Nuclear Radiation Fears

China Says Bird Flu Death Toll Rises to 13

Kerry Hails Chinese North Korea Pledge

China Says New Bird Flu Cases Found in Central China

Venezuela Opposition Says Govt Broke Election Law

Saturday, April 13, 2013

4 Persons Feared Dead As Golf Club Van Plunges Into Lagos River

For Olayinka, Eminent Leaders, Governors Throng Ado-Ekiti

Concern Persists over Oil Revenue as FG, State, LGs Share N623.7bn

Ribadu Appeals to Boko Haram to Accept Amnesty

Our Challenge with Nigerians in Foreign Prisons, By Ashiru

South-west Marginalisation: Anenih, PDP Govs Meet Obasanjo Monday

Tackle Security Challenges Yourselves, Aliyu Tells Northern Govs

A’Ibom Approves N289m for Renovation of Army Barracks

IBB: Inter-ethnic Relation’s Panacea for Peace

Wike: FG‘ll Provide Alternative to NECO If...

I’m 61, Not 60, Says Oshiomhole

Aregbesola Has Raised Osun Debts to N219.7bn, PDP Alleges

FG Has Been Ridiculed by Boko Haram, Says Lawmaker

Orji’s Model State of Law and Order Partners NANTA for AGM 2013

Lufthansa to Unveil Premium Economy

For LSWA, Water Transportation Is It

Amnesty: The Debate We Badly Need

Professionalism Before TV Content

Woods Penalized for Rules Violation at Masters

Tunisia Publishes Images of Suspects in Belaid Killing

Guards, Prisoners Face Off in Guantanamo Cell Sweep

Palestinian PM, Salam Fayyad, Resigns

Pope Makes First Big Decision Naming Advisory Board

Masters 2013: Tiger Woods Given Two-shot Penalty

Congo Govt Faces No-confidence Vote

Plane Seats at Back are Most Popular

Russia Bans 18 Americans after Similar US Move

22 Hurt as Lion Air Plane Crashes into Sea in Bali

US, China Agree on N’Korea Denuclearization Push

Lawmaker: Boko Haram Has Ridicled Jonathan’s Govt

Egypt's Mubarak Flown to Court for Retrial

First Human H7N9 Bird Flu Case in Beijing

N'Korea Missile Alert After Japan Blunder

IMF Recognises Somalia Govt

Billionaire Wins $12m in Wine Fraud Case

Kerry to Press China on North Korea

FARC Rebels 'Could Escape Jail'

An Evening With Africa’s Richest Woman

Boko Haram: CAN, JNI in Bitter Spat over Amnesty

The Plot Against Namadi Sambo

Venture Capitalists Meet Policy Makers in Abuja

Obafunwa: Cynthia Osokogu was Asphyxiated by Her Killers

NNPC Debunks Alleged Scarcity of Petrol

Nigerian Embassy Staff to Remain in South Korea Despite Tensions

NDIC Pays N90bn to Depositors of Failed Banks

Tears as Slain Kwara CP is Buried

Friday, April 12, 2013

Peace Returns to Ibadan as Police, Army Settle Rift

JTF Intercepts Trawler with Stolen Crude

6 Gunmen, One Soldier Killed in Kano

N46bn Pension Fraud: EFCC Urges HoSF to End Endemic Corruption

FG Re-constitutes Committee on Resettlement of Nigerians Affected by ICJ Judgment

ECWA Demands Compensation for Burnt Churches

Rivers: How we Purchased $29m Helicopters

Ita-Giwa: How Thatcher Influenced Me

FG Extends Completion of Onitsha-Enugu, Owerri-Omanelu Roads

US Publishes Magnitsky List of Sanctioned Russians

President Bashir Orders S’Sudan Border to be Opened

Billions Taken by Tunisia Ex-dictator Missing

Palestinians Clash with Israeli Troops after Alleged Beating

Suffering Malaga Must Turn Their Focus on La Liga

Why Wearing a Bra May Be Bad

US in New N’Korea Missile Warning

Disgraced German Ex-president Charged with Corruption

Merkel, Cameron to Bring Families Together in Castle Outside Berlin

Pope Meets Vatican Administrators Ahead of Changes at Top

FG Re-constitutes Committee on Resettlement of Nigerians affected by ICJ Judgment

Tarok Alleges Infiltration of Land by Terrorists

Boko Haram: ECWA Demands Compensation for Burnt Churches

Sokoto ANPP and the Battle of Survival

Six Terrorists, One Soldier Killed in Kano

Sudan's Bashir Visits S'Sudan for first Time Since Split

China: Detained Mum Sues Over Girl's Rape

Kerry in Seoul for N'Korea Talks

Django Unchained: China Cancels Screenings

Syrian: US Senators Push for Military Aid for Rebels

US Agency Says N'Korea Has Nuclear Weapon

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Boko Haram: We’ve Done Nothing Wrong to Warrant Amnesty

Again, NCC Fixes New Date for Mobile Number Portability Launch

Air Force Acquires Boeing Aircraft for Troops Transportation

Task Force Arrests 251 Aliens in Lagos Raid

Shell Decries Environmental Cost of Oil Theft in Niger Delta

Tension in Akwa Ibom Village over Youth’s Killing

Gunmen in Police Uniform Kill Two in Lagos

CBN Reverses Self on Recapitalisation of Banks’ African Subsidiaries

FG Vows to Halt Further Attacks on Nigerians in Bakassi

Poland to Support Nigeria’s Bid for UN Security Council Seat

Minister’s Absence Stalls FAAC Meeting

FG Empowers 300 Niger Delta Ex-militants to Set up Businesses

CAN Warns against Jihad By Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsmen

Ministers Complain over Poor Budgetary Funding at PDP Briefing

Court Denies Akingbola Permission to Travel

IBB Seeks Support for Govt on Security Challenges

Amaechi: I Won’t Quit PDP

Saving Nigerians from Nigeria

Etisalat Nigeria to Raise $500m Debt

Mali PM Promises July Election During Northern Visit

S'Korea, US on Missile Watch as North Hails Kim Dynasty

Serb Suspect in Shooting Rampage Dies

Aviation Stakeholders Laud FG over Total Radar Coverage of Nigeria

Udoh: Pilots Must Declare Manifest for Security Purposes

Edu: NIMASA and the Navy Need to Police the Waterways Effectively

Kerry Heads to East Asia, Seeks Help on N’Korea

Honda, Nissan and Toyota in Massive Recall over Airbag Inflators

Peace Keeping: NAF Commissions Boeing 737-500 Troop Carrier

Bakassi:C'ttee Urged to Submit Report

Poland to Support Nigeria’s Bid for UNSC Seat

Tunisia Recovers 'Stolen Money'

G8 States Condemn N’Korea Nuclear Moves

Gorbachev to Miss Thatcher's Funeral

N'Korea's Missiles 'in Upright Position'

Dempsey: Tottenham Feeling Heat in Chase for Fourth

Pakistan: Fighting Rages, 15 militants, One Soldier Killed

Olaniyonu: Amosun Has Demystified Critics

Nigeria Always Flirts with Anarchy, Says Osuntokun

I’m Not in Competition with PDP Governors, Says Tukur

Korea Crisis High on Agenda at London G8 Talks

FIFA Agent Tasks Govt on Football Devt

Rufai Denies Misappropriating Community Fund

Syria Air Strikes Target Civilians

Iran Earthquake: Survivor Search Called Off

Hagel: N'Korea Close to Dangerous Line with Nuclear Rhetoric

OIE: China Finds Bird Flu in Five New Sites

Ouattara Gets Decree Power over Economy

With Sony Xperia Z, You Can Talk in the Bath

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Abati: Jonathan Didn’t Order Arrest of Leadership Journalists

US Maintains Stand on Alamieyeseigha’s Pardon

Two Nigerians Named Yale World Fellows

Teachers Molested over Minimum Wage in Benue

Three Arrested for Murder of 12 Policemen in Bayelsa

EFCC Re-arraigns 7 for Stealing N46bn Police Pension Fund

FG Approves N2.1bn for Permanent Voters Cards

Boko Haram: Buhari Commends Jonathan on Amnesty Committee

FG Confident of Generating 5,000MW Despite 1,112MW Drop

Protesters Demand Maina’s Reinstatement

Oronsanye Report: FG to Make Position on Recommendations Public

27 Killed in Renewed Fulani Herdsmen Attack

Shell, Five Banks Float $5bn Contractors Support Fund

Women Affairs Minister Advocates Death Penalty for Rapists

Ekiti Deputy Governor, Olayinka, for Burial April 26

Details of Redeployed Directors of INEC Emerge

Govt Blames Cattle Rustling for Renewed Violence in Plateau

Immigration: 130 Illegal Immigrants Repatriated from Gombe

ICPC Advocates Introduction of Ticketing for Police

Adamawa Deputy Gov’s Daughter Kidnapped, Released

How Ex-NIMASA DG, Awarded Contract to Unqualified Company

EFCC Summons House of Representatives Clerk

Immigration: Musa Gets Presidential Nod

IPAC Gets New Executive

Ebonyi Assembly Condemns Reports on Elechi’s Impeachment

Turkey Building Refugee Camps for Syrian Christians, Kurds

EU: Korea Crisis Does Not Justify Pulling Diplomats Out

David Cameron: Thatcher an Extraordinary Leader

Boko Haram: Nigerians Will Know Outcome Soon, Says Maku

NIS: Musa Wins the Succession War, Receives Presidential Nod

Islamists Storm Tunisian School over Veiled Student

FG Approves N2.1 b for Permanent Voters Cards

Govt. Identifies Cause of Renewed Violence in Plateau

German Poll Sees Boost in Support for Merkel's Coalition

China Detains 10 for Bird Flu Rumours, Death Toll at Nine

Israel Weighs Liberalizing Access to Key Jewish Prayer Site

Amnesty Key to Restoring Peace in the North, Says Wamakko

Cuba to Return US 'Kidnap' Parents

S'Korea Increases Surveillance as North Moves Missile

Abuja Communities where Twins are Born for Sacrifice

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Police Pension Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Attang Today

Ownership of OPLs 276 and 283 Clarified

Open University Not Accredited to Run Law Programme

Residents Flee Plateau Town as Death Toll Climbs to 40

Police Come Under Heavy Criticism as Leadership Journalists are Released

Bodies of 10 Slain Policemen Recovered in Bayelsa

Anenih Urges Amaechi Not to Defect from PDP

Three Killed, Houses Burnt as Fulani Herdsmen Attack Tiv Farmers

Christian Elders Fault Amnesty to Boko Haram

Oluwole Awolowo’s Burial Arrangements Released

Ogun Signs MoU on Light Rail System

FG: VCs Running Unapproved Programmes Will be Sacked

20 Killed in Yobe Motor Accident

Kenyatta Sworn in as Kenya’s President

Mali to Give France New Camel after First One Eaten

Multiple Injuries Reported in Stabbing at Houston College

Iran Unveils Uranium Sites, Renews Defiant Tone

Giant John Paul II Statue Readied for Unveiling

National Reputation: NIPR Identifies Quacks as Stumbling Blocks

Investing in the Future of NAHCO

Niger Insurance to Launch Life Annuity Products

Residents Flee Wase as Death Toll Hits 40

Deadly Quake Kills 30 in South-west Iran

France Starts Troop Pullout from Mali after Anti-Islamist Offensive

Boy, 4, Kills Police Deputy's Wife

Ban: N'Korea Crisis Could Become 'Uncontrollable'

SURE-P Debunks Kolade Resignation

Kenya Swears in President, West Faces Balancing Act

Man Shoots Dead 13 Relatives, Neighbours in Serb Village

Thatcher funeral set for next week

Egypt's Christian Pope Blasts Islamist President

The Curtain Falls on Olayinka

UEFA League: Drogba's Galatasaray Face Huge Madrid Task

New Kenya President to be Sworn In

New Leak Found at Fukushima Plant Water Storage Pool:

N’Korea Warns Foreigners to Leave South

Monday, April 08, 2013

DPR Gives Operators Marching Orders on Undeveloped Oilfields

Jonathan, World Leaders Mourn Margaret Thatcher

Personal Life of Britain’s First Female PM

Death Overcomes the Iron Lady

How Ekiti Deputy Governor Battled Cancer for Four Years

Amnesty C’ttee Mulls Conditions for Boko Haram

Renewed Attacks Claim 25 in Plateau

Tambuwal Calls on FG to Fund Anti-graft Agencies

Soldier Killed, Two Others Wounded in Clash with Gunmen in Delta

11 Injured in Renewed Anambra, Kogi Boundary Clash

10 Policemen Demoted for Corruption, Misconduct

CJN: Judges Performance Declining

Unions Express Worry over Plan to Scrap UTME

Abia Police Rescue Three Babies Sold by Parents

FG Agrees to Pay Pensioners N380m to Avert Labour Strike

Bayelsa Killings: IG Orders Immediate Arrest of Killers

Police Detain Leadership Journalists

Serbia Rejects EU Deal on Kosovo

Study: Plane Flights to Get Bumpier

30 Pakistani Soldiers Killed in Northwest Valley

French Photographer Escapes Afghan Kidnappers

Putin Laughs Off Topless Protest, Defends NGO Moves

Deadly Car Bomb Rocks Damascus

UN: Chemical Investigators Ready to go to Syria

Jonathan Off to Kenya for Kenyatta's Inauguration

Mali Crisis: France in Big Offensive Against Islamists

Kwankwaso Builds 792 Free Houses for Flood Victims

Jonathan: Thatcher Was One of the Greatest Leaders of Our Time

Obama: Thatcher Was Champion for Freedom, Women

Speaker Tambuwal Urges FG to Properly Fund Anti-Graft Agencies

Chilean Poet, Neruda, to be Exhumed

PM Starts EU Reform Charm Offensive

Briton Loses Death Sentence Appeal

N'Korea Nuclear Test 'Not Imminent'

Libya Plans to Build New Stadium by 2017

Ex-UK Prime Minister Thatcher Dies

N'Korea 'Preparing Nuclear Test'

Firm Invests N20m to Boost IT Education

Sunday, April 07, 2013

More Equities Close Higher Despite Profit-taking

Amaechi: Why Presidency Wants Me Out as NGF Chairman

ACN, PDP Trade Tackles over Boko Haram, 2015


TUC, Civil Society Group Endorse Mass Protest over Pension Arrears

Agbaje Explains GTBank’s Stellar Performance

Tambuwal, Dasuki, Others to Speak on Corruption, Security Monday

Gunmen Attack Church, Injure Policeman in Borno

Police Invite Leadership Journalists for Questioning

Police Search for 12 Missing Officers after Bayelsa Attack

Fayemi: I Thought Olayinka Will Pull Through

Subsidy Fraud: DMO Wants Case Reopened against Ubah

N’Assembly Petitioned over 14 Nigerians on Death Row in Indonesia

Atiku Calls on Militia Groups to Embrace Peace

No Date Yet for Achebe’s Burial, Say South-east Leaders

Boko Haram: HURIWA Warns FG against Ill-treatment of Victims

KPMG Report: ALSCON is Bankrupt

First Lady Denies Influencing Emergence of New NIS Head

8TH APR 2013... Kwara Awards N2bn Road Contract

Opposition Holds Big Rally in Venezuela Govt Stronghold

Russia Needs Active Civil Society, Merkel Tells Putin

Colombian FARC Leader Joins Peace Talks in Havana

Cairo Clashes at St Mark's Coptic Cathedral after Funerals

Mubarak's Last PM Found Not Guilty on Corruption Charge

Pope Installed as Bishop of Rome, Appeals to Lapsed Faithful

Balotelli Caught Smoking, Gets Banned, Throws Tantrum

Bare-breasted Tunisian Feminist Fears for Her Life

Afghan Children 'Killed by NATO' Airstrike

China Warns Against ‘Troublemaking’ on Korean Peninsula

Dempsey on Afghan Security Handoff

UK Urges Calm Over N'Korea Crisis

Kerry Warns Iran Time is Limited

France's Hollande Under Pressure to Reshuffle Govt

Saudi King Orders Three-month Delay to Illegal Worker Crackdown

US Test Delayed over Korea Tension

Kerry in Turkey to Boost Israel Ties

Boko Haram: the perils and promise of amnesty

Boko Haram: The Perils and Promise of Amnesty

Liberty Radio’s Finest Moment

Petrobras Says No Decision Yet on Nigeria, Argentina Asset Sales

Saturday, April 06, 2013

All Eyes on NCC, Telcos over Mobile Number Portability

Improved Trade, Investment Climate Excite Economic Managers

Sanusi’s Protest against Trade Imbalance Ruffles China

Exit of Moremi Olayinka

Ekiti Deputy Governor Funmi Olayinka Dead

2015: Intrigues as Yuguda, Shema Eye Vice Presidency

20 Nigerians in Multi-million Dollars Credit Card Fraud in the US

LASG Hailed For Fulfilling Promises

Benin Auto Crash: FRSC Confirms 36 Persons Dead

Six Nigerians Bag 2013 Archbishop Tutu’s Leadership Fellowship

Unpaid Pension: Trade Union Gives Amosun 21-day Ultimatum

Boko Haram: Northern Elders Want Amnesty Commission

Jonathan: Terror Won’t Distract Us From Transformation Agenda

MEND Makes Good Threat, Kills 13 Policemen in Bayelsa

Group Lauds Achebe’s Iconic Literary Life

Tricyclists’ Association: We Didn’t Sue Lagos over Merger

Don’t Relent on Amnesty to Boko Haram, Group Urges FG

Kogi Spends N178m on Post-flood Farming

Canadian Institute, NILS Sign MoU on Capacity Devt

Group Seeks Value Transformation

Jankara Market Fire Tribunal Begins Sitting Tomorrow

Kalu Clarifies Statement On Bombings

Jonathan Tasks Varsities on Insecurity

Boko Haram: Northern Governors Want Amnesty Panel Expanded

Lagos School Pupil Powers Generator from Urine

Kogi-Anambra Border: Anxiety in Aguleri over Invasion

Celebrating Mark of the Senate at 65

Amnesty Coming for Boko Haram?

6 Americans, Doctor Killed in Afghan Attacks

Oba Ashiru Tadese: My Friend, My Monarch

Five Killed in Muslim-Christian Clashes in Egypt

Obama: Budget Not 'Ideal' But Has 'Tough Reforms'

Embassies Staying Put in N’Korea Despite Tension

Ekiti Dept Gov, Mrs Funmi Olayinka Passes On

Gunmen Attack Two Villages, Kill Seven in Plateau

No agreement at Iran nuclear talks

Mandela Discharged from Hospital

Deadly Blast at Iraq Political Rally

Afghan Bomb Kills NATO Personnel

Jonathan: Terror Will Not Cow Us

China Steps Up Bird Flu Precautions

Search Ends for Mumbai survivors

Italian Journalists Kidnapped in Syria

N'Korea: US Deploys Spy Plane to Japan

Drugs: Guinea-Bissau Ex-navy Chief in US Court

US Plays Down N'Korea Threat

India: Mumbai Building Collapse Death Toll Rises

UK Woman 'Found Dead' in Kashmir

MEND’s Threat and Matters Arising

Host Communities Fund Can’t Invalidate PIB, Says N’Delta Group

Friday, April 05, 2013

Community Policing, Panacea for Terrorism

Chaplain: Corruption, Indiscipline in Police Force, Societal

60 killed in Edo Road Accident

ICPC Seeks Special Protection for Whistle Blowers, ACTU Members

First Lady Returns After Three Weeks Abroad

Jang: 5 Years After, Plateau's Civil Service Strength Still Unknown

As War Looms, North Korea Tells Embassies to Evacuate Employees

US Views Amnesty Option with Cautious Optimism

Ebonyi: When Politics Spurns Development

US, Japan Agree on Plan to Hand Back Okinawa Base

Iran, Big Powers Appear Miles Apart at Nuclear Talks

Rebels Take Army Post Near Syria's Southern Border

Casillas Returns to Real Squad for Levante Reuters

Useful Lessons from Europe

Zimbabwe Investigates Judge Who Released Rights Lawyer

French Minister Visits Mali Amid Doubts over Withdrawal

Pope Calls for Action on Sex Abuse

N’Korea in Foreign Embassy Warning

Shamsudeen Heads FG's Panel on Climate Change

Philippines May Allow US Greater Military Access:

S’Korea Warships to Track Missiles

Power Restored to Japan Nuke Plant Cooling System

Opposition Militiamen Kill Four Mozambique Police

India: Deadly Building Collapse Near Mumbai

Iran Defiant Ahead of Nuclear Talks

US: Suspect, Officer Shot Dead in Police Station

Guinea-Bissau Ex-navy Chief Arrested

Doctor Gave Warning of Colorado Killer

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Rufa'i: We Are Yet to Get White Paper from Presidency on NECO, UTME

20 Couples Billed for Kano Mass Wedding Test HIV Positive

Ondo Court Remands Killer Policeman in Prison

Dasuki, Ibrahim, Others on Boko Haram Amnesty C’ttee

Special Prayer Held for Peace in Kano

Soku Oil Field: Bayelsa, Rivers Back on Warpath

Amnesty: Niger Delta Militants Besiege National Assembly

Pensioners Entitlements: NLC Declares One-day Strike in Lagos, Abuja

N20bn Motherhood Centre to be Named After First Lady

Gunmen Kill Deputy Controller of Prisons in Sokoto

Carter Centre Dings Kenyan Vote on Tech Failures

Ancient Site Unearthed in Iraqi Home of Abraham

N’Korea's Twitter Account Hacked Amid Tension

Secret Service Investigating Hack of Director's Information

NIPR Identifies Quacks as Obstacles to National Reputation

Udoh: We Have Improved Communications in Nigeria’s Airspace

Momodu Named Director of Okpekpe Race

Explosion, Gunshots Rocks Kano

CAR Leader Accepts Regional Transition Road Map

China Readies to Fight New Bird Flu, Japan, HK on Guard

N'Korea 'Moves Mid-range Missile'

Boko Haram: Jonathan Sets Up Security Committee

Military Chiefs Still Coy on Amnesty for Boko Haram

Boko Haram: Kwankwaso, Bayero Others Hold Prayer for Peace

Boko Haram: Jonathan, Security Chiefs in a Crucial Meeting

Bauchi: NEMA Resettles Displaced Persons

Obama Cutting Own Pay in Solidarity with Federal Workers

US: School Massacre State Backs Gun Law

Three Jailed over Derby Fire Deaths

Chechen Leader: Skyscraper Fire 'God's Will'

UEFA League: Mean Malaga Defence Sets Up Last Four Tilt

Desmond Tutu Wins $1.7m Templeton Prize

Western Envoys to Attend ICC-indictee Kenyatta's Inauguration

S.Africa to Pull Troops from CAR

Boko Haram: NBA Endorses Call For Amnesty

Okunnu: Alleged Genocide During Civil War False, Misplaced

Taribo Dismisses Age Scandal

Argentina Floods: Mourning Declared

Obama Makes New Push for Gun Control Laws

US Boosts Defences Amid N’Korean Threat

MEND Threatens to Resume Hostilities Thursday

How Telcos, NCC Battled to Address Service Quality in Q1

Nokia, Airtel Partner to Deliver Consumer Value

Russia's 2012 Arms Exports Up 12% Despite Libya Losses

Elesho: We’re Building an Innovation Headquarters

Shock as TV Station Airs Mandela’s Obituary

Again, Presidency Denies Directive on Tinubu, APC, Others

Mali Insurgency Endangers French Pull-out Plan

African Union: Rebels Should Hold Elections Sooner in CAR

Zimbabwe Groups: Election Intimidation Building

Dozens Dead in Argentina Floods

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Shock as TV Station Airs Mandela’s Obituary

JAMB: 2013 UTME to Hold as Scheduled

Ihejirika: Terrorists Smuggled Explosives into Lagos in Fuel Tankers

PDP: No Automatic Tickets for Jonathan, Govs in 2015

NUPENG Frets over Rising Insecurity

Curfew Extended in Parts of Maiduguri

Akunyili Calls for Better Remuneration for Security Agencies

JTF Raids Terrorists’ Hideout, Kills Six in Kano

FG Resuscitates Open Heart Surgery

Death Toll in Kaduna Attacks Rises to 28

Abdulsalami Abubakar: Nigeria in a Sorry State

MEND Threatens to Resume Hostilities Tomorrow

Suspected Thieves Arrested in Aircraft

Message from Kenyan Chimpanzees

Spanish King's Daughter Charged in Corruption Inquiry

Kaduna Attacks: Death Toll Hits 28, Communities Live in Fear

Jang Directs Striking Tertiary Workers to Return to Work

Man City's Tevez Fined for Driving Offences

CAR Coup: Uganda Suspends Hunt for Warlord, Kony

China Announces Two New Bird Flu Cases, One Death

EU's Ashton Urges Iran to Respond to Nuclear Offer

Kano: Six Killed as JTF Raids Terrorist's Hideout

Wall Street Climbs with Health Insurers, S&P Nears High

Jang Identifies Indiscipline, Corruption as Problems of Nigeria

'My Oga at the Top' Commander Redeployed

Mandela Still in Hospital, Makes 'Steady Improvement'

Hostilities Flare Along Israeli-Gaza Border

Australia Opens Child Sex Abuse Inquiry

Militants Storm Court in Afghanistan

Syrian Jet Flies into Lebanon, Fires Missile

N’Korea Pressures South by Blocking Kaesong Access

Should Oyo ACN Crisis Tarry

Out of the Way

UEFA League: Debutants Malaga Eyeing Dortmund Scalp

Too Early for 2016? Not for Hillary Clinton's Fans

Auctioneers and Buyers of Igbo Presidency

'My Oga at the Top'

Affiliation: A Burden or Blessing?

FG Approves Scrapping of NECO, NAPEP, Others

Presidency Challenges Buhari to Lead Talks with Boko Haram

Uduaghan, Aregbesola, Soyinka, Visit Awolowo's Family

Police: Abuja Explosion Not Act of Terrorism

Aero Contractors Directs Dismissed Workers to Submit CVs for Re-assessment

Presidency: Nigeria, US Relations Cordial

Ahmed Gives Conditions for Boko Haram Amnesty

Seven Killed as Anambra, Kogi Communities Clash over Oil Wells

Ihejirika: Malian Rebels Fund, Train, Equip Boko Haram

CNPP: Jonathan's Silence Overheating Polity

Minimum Wage: Osun NLC, TUC Suspend ?Four-day Warning Strike

20 Bag First Class as EKSU Graduates 4,439 Students

Airport Robbery: General Overseer, Six Others Arrested

Court Remands Three for Alleged Homosexual Practices

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

FG Redeploys Four Permanent Secretaries

Alleged Plot to Rig New York Mayoral Race

Palestinian Hamas Islamists Re-elect Meshaal as Leader

Russia: Putin Signs Law to Allow Him Pick Govs

UN Passes Global Arms Trade Treaty

Army Impound 124 Bags of Cannabis

Tough EU Mission to Overhaul Mali Army Kicks off

UN Chief Urges Talks in N'Korea Crisis

Deadly Raid on Pakistan Power Plant

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N'Korea to Restart Nuclear Reactor

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Boko Haram: Fed Govt Report Rejects Compensation for Victims

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria

Panic as Explosion Rocks Eatery in Abuja

Task Force Arrests Five Suspected Pipeline Vandals

PDP Govs Decry Moves to Replace Oyinlola, Others

AMCON Faults IMF’s Call to Close Bad Bank

PDP in Fresh Plot to Unseat Amaechi as NGF Chair

Monday, April 01, 2013

Oil Spill: Fishermen Demand N4.32bn Compensation from Shell

UC Rusal Gives Conditions to Resume Production at ALSCON

Gunmen Kill 19 in Kaduna, 4,000 Others Displaced

El-Rufai Faults Atiku on Contract Awards as NCP Chairman

Nigeria Navy Restates Commitment to Protect Waterways

Police Arrest Two over Killing in Ekiti

No Going Back on Strike Osun Workers Insist

Oyo Not Bound to Domesticate FoI Act, Says AG

Disputed Throne: Ogwashi-Uku Monarch Hails Court Judgment

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Group Asks NJC to Investigate Justice Kafarati

FG to Establish 100 Almajiri Schools Nationwide, Says Sambo

Explosion Rocks MR BIGGS Karu-Abuja

Mali Troops Hunt for Rebels after Timbuktu Clash

Death Toll Hits 36 in Tanzania Building Collapse

US Soldier Stabbed in Neck by Afghan Teen

Saudi Deports Thousands of Yemenis, Remittances to Suffer

Death Penalty Sought in US Cinema Shooting

First Lady's Trip to German Hospital Routine, Says Aide

UN Nominates Gbeneol to Represent Africa at ECOSOC Forum

Mandela Spends Sixth Day in Hospital

‘G.I. Joe’ Sequel Blasts Past Cavemen to Win US Box Office

Drug Maker Loses India Patent Battle

S’Korea Vows Fast Response to North

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CAR Rebel Head Names Caretaker Govt

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Court Upholds Okonjo as Obi of Ogwashi-Uku, Declares Obahai Sole Ruling Family

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