This Day News Archive for May 2013

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Syria: Russia, US, UN Officials to Meet June

Boston Marathon: Man Shot by FBI 'Unarmed'

BA Flight Fire Probe: 'Both Engines Affected'

Pakistani Taliban Pick New Number Two after Drone Strike

ICC Prosecutor: Kenya Must Prove it Could Handle Kenyatta Case

Weapons Linked to Hezbollah Uncovered in Kano

Russia Missiles 'Delivered to Syria'

China: Toilet Pipe Baby Released to Mother, 'Father'

Jonathan Promises to Fully Implement Broadband Plan

Troops Flood Myanmar Town as Muslims Flee after Riots

Shema: Boko Haram Members Not in Government

NGF Will Never Remain the Same Again, Says Abia Governor

Woolwich: Adebowale Charged with Lee Rigby’s Murder

Obama Has Settled on New FBI Director

Hurricane Barbara Hits Land in Mexico, Two Dead

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

CJN Introduces Measures to Fast-track Corruption, Terrorism, Kidnap Cases

Navy Warns Pirates to Keep off Nigeria’s Maritime Area

Don’t Measure Citizens’ Welfare by Growth in GDP, Says Obasanjo

FG: We've Done Well in the Last Two Years

State of Emergency: Police Dogs Foil Boko Haram Infiltration

No Celebration in Yobe, Borno

Minister: Corruption Now Full-blown Cancer in Nigeria

Annie Okonkwo's Sister-in-Law Kidnapped

Soldiers Uncover Warehouse with Military Hardware in Kano

Soldiers Deployed in Ile-Oluji as Ondo Sets up Judicial Inquiry

Suntai Will Be Back Soon, Says Taraba's Acting Gov

Akwa Ibom Outlaws Maltreatment of Widows

Judge Queries ‘State of Lagos’ in Criminal Charge

UK Terror Suspect’s Family Expresses Sadness over Killing

Again, Sanusi Bags Central Bank Governors’ Award

Buhari: APC Not for Personal Aggrandisement but for National Cohension

Emergency Rule: ICSAN Commends Jonathan

MRA Lauds Judiciary for Upholding Right to Information

Navy Week: Ezeoba Urges Communities to be Security Conscious

Road Accident Claims 15 Niger Delta Varsity Students

NIIA DG: Nigeria’s Politics is of Bitterness

Yero Inaugurates Road Project

Amosun Begins Project Tour

Ajimobi Promises Infrastructural Devt

Children Charge Leaders on Unity

Kwara Employs 5,000 Youths

Okorocha: I Didn't Borrow N100bn

Tambuwal, Ihedioha Harp on Unity

Nigerian Smartphone Boom Challenges Nokia Africa Dominance

Fashola Dares PDP to Investigate His Administration

NGF Poll and the Dangers Ahead

Cyber Warfare and Nigeria’s National Security

US Wants Hezbollah to Pull Fighters Out of Syria

Hurricane Barbara Forms in Pacific, Nears Mexico Coast

Woolwich Murder: Lee Rigby 'Had Multiple Wounds'

Bombings Kill 27 in Surging Iraqi Violence

Martinez Meets Everton Chairman, Bill Kenwright

Ghana Transfixed as Court Case Throws Elections into Doubt

Soldiers Uncover warehouse with Military Hardware in Kano

Suspect 'Admits Soldier Knife Attack in Paris'

Attack on Red Cross in Afghanistan Kills One Guard

UN Condemns Foreign Fighters in Syria

Okonjo-Iweala: FG Poised to Tackle Challenges to Transformation Agenda

State of Emergency: Trained Military Police Dogs Foil Boko Haram Infiltration

Jonathan Faults Media Rating of Ministers

Ethiopia Diverts Nile for Huge $4.7bn Hydro Dam

DNA, Video Led to Arrest in French Soldier Attack

UN Court Convicts Six Bosnian Croats of Atrocities

US Drone Kills Pakistan Taliban Number Two

'PDP Governors Renew Calls for NEC Meeting'

Obama, NATO's Rasmussen to Discuss Afghanistan at White House Friday

Venezuela: US Embassy Staff Shot at Strip Club

Woolwich Suspect's Family Apologise for Murder

Soyuz Takes Crew to Space Station

Emergency Rule: House Revokes Jonathan's Powers over States' Funds

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Obama. Christie Rekindle Their Bromance

Iran's Presidential Candidates Clash over Nuclear Approach

PDP Governors Renew Call for NEC Meeting

S’Af rica: Mandela Daughter Talks about Her Father

Tunisia: One Killed as Street Vendors, Police Clash

Disputes over Arms for Syria Cloud US-Russian Peace Drive

Obi, Others in Near Air Mishap

12 Missing as Chevron-contracted Vessel Sinks

Amaechi Rallies Opposition Parties, Youths to Defend Rivers

Emergency Rule: House Revokes Jonathan’s Powers over States'sFunds

Emergency Rule: Only 126 Nigerians Have Fled to Niger, Says NEMA

EFCC Opposes Sylva's Application to Travel Abroad

State of Emergency: JTF Closing-in on Boko Haram Leaders

NMA Calls for Restriction of Foreign Health Travels for Public Officials

Democracy Day: IG Orders Round-the-Clock Security

Sagay, Utomi Urge FG to Learn from Lagos Condemn cancellation of first metro line

Navy, JTF Keep Mum over Abduction of 12 Pakistani, Five Nigerians in Bayelsa

Lagos Assembly Divided over Lekki Bridge Concession Agreement

Banks to Lose Dominance on NSE as Manufacturers Record 8.4% Growth

IPMAN Moves to Secure Pipelines in South-east

FG Seeks Improved Investment in Print Industry

Justice Rhodes-Vivour’s Wife, Daughter Regain Freedom

Cambodia: Workers Hurt at Nike Pay Protest

Russia Arms 'to Deter Syria Intervention'

Pirates Kidnap Oil Tanker Crew

Flooding: AMMC Plans Demolition of Structures on Flood Planes

Kenyan MPs Vote to Hike Pay, Defy President on Reforms

Ugandan Police Fire Tear Gas at Journalists Protesting Crackdown

Justice Rhodes-Vivour’s Wife, Daughter Regain Freedom

Woolwich: Prison Guard 'Kidnapped, Beaten

Mexico Bus Crash Kills 16

Russia: EU Lifting Syria Embargo Hurts Chances for Peace

Newborn Baby Saved from Toilet Pipe in China

EU Lifts Arms Ban on Syria Rebels

Australia Ranked 'Happiest' Developed Nation Again

Hack Claims over Australia Spy HQ

5 Reasons Why That Next Lawyer Always Seems Better Off...

Get Ready World, the Female Leaders are Here!

Re: Déjà Vu

Baby Factories... After the Outrage

Governors’ Mid-Term Review: A SPECIAL Report

Amaechi's Suspension... For PDP, It is Punishment Before Investigation

AfDB: Nigeria Earned $6.8bn in FDI in 2012

Monday, May 27, 2013

SERAP Demands Disclosure on FG Expenditure of N700bn

Dana Crash: 11 Victims’ Relations Received Compensation, One Year After

Justice Okeke Accuses S'Court Judge of Attempting to Influence Case against Ibru

Emergency Rule: JTF Kills Three Boko Haram Members, Captures 25 Insurgents

Nigeria Celebrates Children with Pomp

Emergency Rule: Nyako Heads to Court over Adamawa Funds

Court Fixes Hearing Date on Hijab in Lagos Schools

Nis Deports 108 Illegal Aliens in Kaduna

Witness: Marketers Didn’t Supply Products for Which They Collected Subsidy

House Queries CAC’s N250m Car Pack Project

Most Corrupt Civil Servants Claim Ignorance of Crime, says Finance Minister

Ohaneze Defies S/East Govs, Holds Meeting in Enugu

House of Reps Members, Ajakaye, Agbaje Slam PDP for Suspending Amaechi

Agonies of Slain Policemen’s Wives

EU Govts Fail to Reach Syria Arms Embargo Deal

US Memorial Day: Obama Pays Tribute to Fallen

Sudan's Bashir Threatens to Cut South Sudan Oil

Congo Warlord Will Not Back Down from UN Brigade

Chile Volcano: Red Alert Issued for Copahue

Children’s Day: Jonathan Promises Toll Free Helplines for Children in Distress

‘Islamist Attackers in Niger Not from Libya’

African Leaders Create Emergency Military Force

Woolwich Suspect 'Erratic' and 'Paranoid'

Iraq: Baghdad Car Bomb Attacks 'Kill over 50'

Gadzama Leads C'ttee to Investigate Amaechi

Stroke Stem-cell Trial Shows Promise

Sniper Kills Syrian Journalist from Pro-govt TV

Woolwich Police Release Three Men

PDP Suspends Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi

Angelina Jolie's Aunt Dies of Breast Cancer

EU to Discuss Arms Embargo on Syria

FARC Agrees Colombia Land Reform

French Open: Djokovic, Cold Weather Threaten Nadal's Paris Bid

Caverton Denies Relationship with Rivers on Controversial Aircraft

Murdered British Soldier: Suspect, Michael Adebolajo, Was Held in Kenya in 2010

Ministerial Scorecard TOWARDS MAY 29

Jonathan: Emergency Rule May Not Last Six Months

NGF Election: President Mulls Cabinet Reshuffle

FG Okays Privatisation of ASCE Says no secret handover of power companies to investors

EFCC Cannot Appoint Managers for Suspects’ Properties Says Court

Ahmed Charges Parents to Devote More Time for Children

NEMA: Nigeria Lost N2.6tn to 2012 Flood Disaster

Jonathan: PIB Will Enthrone Transparency, Accountability in Oil Sector

TCN Explains Nationwide Blackout, Begins Recovery Efforts

Six Dead, Scores Injured as Cultists Clash in Lagos

Police Move to Expand NHIS Coverage for Personnel

SURE-P Okays N30bn for Completion of Loko–Oweto Bridge

BATN Foundation Earmarks N3.91m to Dredge Four Rivers in Oyo

Boko Haram Not Agent of Islam, Says University Don

Kwara Expends N11billion on Road Projects in Two Years

Drug Trafficking: Lawmaker Decries Porous Security at Airports

Nasarawa Killings: SSS Vows to Fight on

Obada Commiserates with Ihejirika, Abati

Uduaghan Refutes Death Rumour

Unfinished Agreement with FG Delays Lagos Rail Project

561 Megawatts Ready in Odukpani Ipp Project

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Teen Planned Attack: Bombs in Bedroom Linked to School Plot

Obama Visits Oklahoma Town Digging Out after Tornado

Wanted Ugandan General Hiding in London

Iraq Officials Say Separate Attacks Kill 14

US: Close Call Between Airliner, Military Helicopter

Jonathan: State of Emergency May Not Last Six Months

Four-star General in Eye of US Cyber Storm

Huge Crowd Cheers Argentine Leader's 10-year Rule

UK: Woolwich Suspect was Held in Kenya

Jonathan Didn't Disappear during AU summit -Presidency

Gandhi 'Devastated' by India Ambush

Paris Knifing Treated as Terrorism

Rockets Target Hezbollah in Beirut

Bayern Eye Domination after Champions League Glory

Niger Leader Warns of Libyan Threat

NGF Election: The Hidden, Unseen Hands

Tinubu: Opposition Leaders Determined to Rescue Nigeria

Achebe Lives As an Immortal Writer In Our Hearts And Minds

Saka I Don Port Unveiled

Saturday, May 25, 2013

APGA Crisis: Umeh Alleges Plot to Validate Okwu as Party Chairman

Democracy Day: Jonathan to Deliver Mid-Term Report

N200m Scam: Civil Servants Urges Amosun to Follow Due Process

Wike Commiserates with DSS over Nasarawa Killings

Kwankwaso Commissions N283m Complex

Police Rescues Four Abducted Expatriates

Alleged 44m Fraud: Azubogu Challenges Oteh to Prove her Claim

Stop Human Rights Abuses, Kerry Tells Nigeria

UN Security Council: NBA Commends Nigeria’s Endorsement

Sokoto: NDLEA Convicts 15 Drug Peddlers in Four Months

NGF Splits as Jang Holds Meeting with 17 Governors

The Woolwich Killings - More Questions Than Answers

Lie and Our “Oga at the Rock”

Tai Solarin, Unemployment Crisis and the Mayflower Concept

Nigerian Governors and Their Forum

Suswam: PDP Governors ‘ll Decide Where Pendulum Swings in 2015

Alcoholic Beverage Consumption in Nigeria is Low Compared to Other African Countries, Says Guinness MD

Emirates, Etihad, Qatar: The Steady Rise of Persian Gulf Airlines

An Unusual Attendance in Red Chamber

New Fighting in Central Sudanese State

Egypt: Court Rejects Religious Slogans in Election Law

Hezbollah Promises Syria 'Victory'

French Soldier Stabbed While on Patrol Near Paris

NGF Election Fallout: Akpabio, Jang, Two Other Govs Meet Sambo

Amaechi's NGF Triumph Reinforces Divide in PDP

Kerry at AU, Warns Nigeria on Human Rights

Israeli Expert Says Syria Cyberattack Foiled

'Black Widow' Bomber Injures 18 in Russia Police Attacks

British Police Arrest Man after Spy Claim in Soldier Case

Presidency: Jonathan Has No Hand in NGF Elections

Pakistan Bus Fire Kills 16 Children

Syria Town Under Heavy Army Shelling

French Army in Major Mali Pullout

Woolwich Murder Sparks Anti-Muslim Backlash

Money-laundering: Guatemala's Ex-president Extradited to US

Stockholm Calmer, Violence Spreads Outside Swedish Capital

Syria Opposition Ready to Negotiate

MI5 'Approached Woolwich Suspect'

Treating Male Infertility

London Attack: Wife of Murdered Soldier Appears in Public, Mourns

Nigeria Gets AU’s Nod for UN Non-Permanent Seat

JTF: ‘We've Rescued 9 Hostages Held by Boko Haram’

Amaechi’s NGF Triumph Reinforces Divide in PDP

Okonjo-Iweala’s Mum, Bamigbetan, Mongonu, Rhodes-Vivour, Ransom to Kidnappers and The Imminent Time-bomb

Apga Crisis Fueled By Power Succession In Anambra State, Says Umeh

Ekweremadu Offers Condolences to DSS, Police

Two Caught Exhuming Corpses for Ritual

Windstorm Re-Displaces Bakassi Returnees

Fashola Calls for Competent Public Servants

Emir of Kano Loses Wife

Lagos Assembly on FoI Bill

C'River Boosts Agriculture with N800m Grant

SURE-P: FG Pays N337.9m to S’South Youths

Nasarawa Killings: ‘SSS Certified Operatives Safety before the Incident’

Again, Total System Collapse Disrupts Power Supply

Friday, May 24, 2013

20 Years of Madness

Church of England Unveils Plan for Women Bishops in 2015

Britain Braces for Possible Copycat Attacks

Advertising Wars: Separating Facts From Fallacy

Madrid's Catholic Church Needs Exorcists

Syria Targeted Israeli Jeep Going to Rebel Village

Oklahoma Tragedy

NGF: Amaechi Remains Chairman

UK-bound Pakistan Plane Diverted, Two Men Arrested

FG Approves Upgrade of Universities

Taliban Attack UN Compound in Kabul

Stretched by Riots, Swedish Police Call Reinforcements

Psy Imposter Crashes Cannes VIP Parties

Russia: Syrian Govt Agrees in Principle to Conference

UN Hails 'Historic' Obama Drone Vow

AU Countries Endorse Nigeria for UN Security Council

US Boy Scouts to Allow Gay Youths, Not Leaders

US Road Bridge Falls into River

Woolwich Attack 'Hard to Prevent'

The Lagos Driver

Flying Eagles Drop Skipper Ajagun

Jonathan, Mahama, Others Pay Last Respects as Achebe is Buried

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Reuben Abati Loses Mum

Jonathan Condemns Terror Attack in Britain

Kano Police: FG Yet to Compensate Families of Slain Policemen

Connect Us with Boko Haram Members, Committee Urges Nigerians

Moro: Nigeria Needs $244m to Police Borders

Amaechi’s Plane: House Wants Caverton Helicopters Prosecuted

Smithsonian Museum to Showcase Works of Nigerian Photographer

Police Arrest Couple, Two Others for Child Trafficking

Emergency Rule: Govs, LG Chairmen to Take Orders from Jonathan

Navy Impounds Camerounian Vessel for Violating Entry Permit

Prison Boss: NPS Lost 45 Officials to Terrorist Attacks in One Year

THE CITIZEN to Hold Annual Lecture June 6

Ewuga: Why I Went to See Alakio Village

Oshiomhole: Why Edo Will Not Subsidise Pilgrimage

El-Rufai Condemns Amnesty for Boko Haram

NUJ Alerts on Blackmail, Extortion by Quack Journalists

Sambo: FG to Increase GDP from its Present Position

PHCN Privatisation: FG Envisages July Relinquishment of Assets to Bidders

CJN Charges Acting Abuja CJ to Lead By Example

2013 Budget: FG Releases N200bn for Second Quarter

Teachers to Embark on Strike in 18 States

Appeal Court to Hear Ndume’s Application to Stop Trial

Aero Flies to Douala

Insufficient Policemen Bane of Security in Nigeria

S’Sudan Says War Crimes Court Persecutes Africans

US, Israel Raise Hopes for Mideast Peace Restart

British Police Arrest Two More over London Attack

Obama Defends 'Just War' Using Drones

NIWA: The Task before New MD Ciroma

Owolabi: Airlines Should Give Passengers their Money’s Worth Inflight

Ram Charan on Why Some CEOs Excel

Terrorism: Families of Slain Policemen in Kano Yet to be Compensated

IAEA: Iran Seeks to Speed Up Nuclear Activity

Kenyan Police Clear Truckers Blocking Main Trade Route

U.S.'s Kerry Samples Palestinian Shawarma, Sweets

Sweden Riots: Police Station Set on Fire

'Connect Us with Boko Haram Members'

Sambo Receives C'ttee Report on Bakassi

Niger: Islamists Kill 20 in Suicide Attacks

French Court Questions IMF Chief

UK: Security Services Knew Woolwich Men

Alkali: Jonathan Has Made the Difference in Government

Zuma Implicated in S’Africa Wedding Plane Scandal

US Acknowledges Killing Four Americans in Drone Strikes

Friends of Syria Demands Hezbollah, Iran Fighters Withdraw

Switching from Scandals, Obama to Address Drones, Guantanamo

BOKO HARAM AMNESTY... Women, Children Detainees to be Released First, Says FG

Software Developers Ready for Incubation Soon

Ihejirika Raises Alarm on Moles in the Army

Anambra Stands Still for Achebe as Obi Leads Mourners

Boko Haram: ACF Wants Military Operations Monitored

Women, Children Detainees to be Released First, Says FG

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Jonathan Appoints Bukar Acting FCT CJ

Akolade Arowolo: I Loved My Wife, I Couldn't Have Killed Her

We Have Arrested Killers of Slain Kwara CP, Says IG

CJN Cautions Judges against Acquiring Illicit Wealth

Group Backs Emergency Rule in Three States

Assembly Summons A’Ibom Varsity VC, Council Chair

New Kwara CP Promises Tough time for Criminals

MEND Calls Off Planned Attack on Muslims, Mosques

Mark Urges Northern Govs to Ban Almajiri System

Sylva Seeks Court’s Permission to Travel Abroad

Revealed: Boko Haram Not Using Suicide Bombers

Customs Impounds 227 Cartons of 56, 750 Rounds of Ammunition

Release our N13.4bn Pension Funds, Lagos Tells FG

‘N’Korea Sanctions Threaten Humanitarian Aid’

Britain Calls Emergency Meeting after Man Killed in London

Syria: US May Boost Rebels if Assad Won't Talk Peace

Police Ban Protests in Rivers, Vow to Correct Mistakes

Man Dead in Suspected Terror Attack

Bayero: Only Divine Intervention Can Bail Us Out of Insecurity

World Bank Pledges $1bn to Aid Peace in Africa's Great Lakes

Mugabe Paves Way for Zimbabwe Elections

France Beefs Up Africa, M'East Embassy Security

FBI Shoots Man 'Linked to Boston Bomb Suspects'

Ihejirika: Officers Leaking Information to Boko Haram Insurgents

FG Approves New National Aviation Policy

Enugu Has Lowest Crime Rate, Says IGP Abubakar

Turaki: Why FG Released Women, Children of Boko Haram Leaders

Maku: Jonathan to Give Mid-Term Report May 29

N'Korea Sends Top Kim Jong-un Aide to Beijing

Turkey Eyes Oil, Gas Deals with Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran: Ahmadinejad to Challenge Ally's Election Ban

Vatican Denies Pope Francis Performed 'Exorcism'

US Tornado Rescue Effort Nears End

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Achebe's Body Arrives Nigeria, Begins Final Transition

Boko Haram: FG to Release Detained Women, Terrorists

Police Arrest Human Parts Dealers in Lagos

Adoke Sues Melaye for Libel, Demands N10.2bn

Ezekwesili: Governors Diverted UBE Funds to Hire Thugs, Praise Singers for 2007 Polls

Sanusi: Military Action in North May Fuel Inflation

NDLEA Investigates Arrest of Arik Crew in London for Drugs Trafficking

Achebe’s Body Arrives Nigeria, Begins Final Transition

Delta Moves to Check Leakages in Tax Collection

Indian Doctor Offers to Equip National Hospital with Ultra-modern Facilities

Oil Firms Shun Engagement by House Committee on Environment

2015: UN Seeks Improved Participation of Women, Indigent Groups in Politics

Kano Spends N1.32bn on Agric Empowerment Programme

Colonial Laws Militate against Anti-graft War, Says Waziri

Police Allay Fear of Terrorists’ Attack on Plateau

FG: Opening of Lagdo Dam May Cause Heavy Floods

Jonathan, Akinjide to Lead Christian Pilgrims to Israel

Ogun Uncovers N200m Fraud in WAEC Fees Payment

Flood Disaster: NEMA Undertakes Mapping of Vulnerable Areas

US Religious Freedom Report Indicts Nigeria for impunity

The Baby Factory of Imo

Nigerians’ Thirst for Champagne

The Politics of Achebe

Dangote Sugar: Consolidating via New Acquisition

NSE and Stakeholders’ Unending Wait for Securities Lending

Deadly Virus Kills Tunisian Man

S’African Court Acquits Brother of Oscar Pistorius

Uganda: Leader's Legacy at Stake in General's Case

Kerry Visits Oman for Arms Deal, Talks on Syria, Mideast

Pakistan: Chinese Escape Karachi Bomb Ahead of Premier Li's Arrival

Top Figures Barred from Iran's June Ballot

Real President Under Scrutiny after Mourinho Exit

Amnesty: FG Releases Detained Suspected Terrorists

Huge China Sinkhole Kills Five in Shenzhen

S'Arabia Detains 10 More in Iran Spying Case

Oklahoma Tornado: US 'Opens Homes and Hearts'

Arik Air Hostesses Caught with £.6m Cocaine

Algeria: Prime Minister Says President Bouteflika Convalescing

Senate Okays State of Emergency

Boko Haram: Nigeria Seeks Niger's Military Support

Israel Extends Palestinians' Gaza Fishing Zone

Syria Destroys Israeli Vehicle

The pope and the Devil: Is Francis an Exorcist?

Chinese PM Vows to Open Up Markets to India

Yahoo Buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion, Vows Not to Screw it Up

Moses, Kalu Out of World Cup Qualifiers, Confed Cup

Ban: Madagascar Rivals Should Withdraw

Obama to Meet Chinese President, Xi, in California June

Death Toll in Oklahoma Tornado Hits 91

Police Arrest 10 as OOU Students Protest

Ibeto Begins Payment of Nigercem Retirement Benefits

Navy Smashes Crude Oil Theft Syndicate in Rivers

House Threatens to Arrest CEOs of Nine Banks over Tax Remittances

Mark: We Are Not at War with Executive over Budget Amendment Bill

NEITI: FG Encourages Corruption in Nigeria’s Oil Industry

Amnesty Committee Offers to Meet with Boko Haram in any Country

FG Considers Short Duration for Emergency Rule in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe

In Search of a Plastic Surgeon in Abuja

Obi: Achebe to Get Befitting Burial

Obama Ignores Nigeria, Confirms Trip to Senegal, S’Africa, Tanzania

Curfew Relaxed in Borno, Yobe as 200 Troops Storm Adamawa

Nasarawa: Bodies of 25 Missing Policemen Found in Mass Grave

Monday, May 20, 2013

Nigeria to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2025, Says Alison-Madueke

Police Kill Five, Arrest Two Robbers in Abuja

Lagos Govt: We Are Still Consulting on Use of Hijab

Aviation Workers Call off Strike as Airlines Cancel Flights

‘7,000 Pension Cases Still Pending’

Mark Blames Nigeria's Porous Border for Terrorists’ Influx

DHQ Moves to Improve Civil-Military Relations

US Concerned with Charges Against Egyptian Journalists

Oklahoma, Other tornado-hit States Brace for More

Kirk Votes to Allow Gay Ministers

Fire Incident: PHCN Embarks on Network Rearrangement

Lagos Plans Enterprise Zone for Artisans, Tradesmen

Ikazobor: E-recruitment Will Spur Huge Benefits for Nigerians

As Smugglers Ambush Nigeria’s Rice Transformation Agenda

Real Madrid Confirm Mourinho Exit

30 Hezbollah Fighters Killed in Syrian Town

Cleric Abu Qatada Refused Bail

Moscow 'Terrorist Attack' Prevented

Emergency Rule: Okonjo-Iweala Reassures International Community

FCT Minister Warns New Council Chairmen Against Corruption

Euro Clubs 'Rush' for Benitez

Jonathan: Africa Must Check Illicit Fund Flows

Insurgency: DHQ Moves to Improve Civil-Military Cohesion

Neville Neville Faces Sexual Assault Charge

Afghan Suicide Attack 'Kills at Least 14'

Multiple Car Bomb Attacks Hit Iraq

N'Korea Fires Sixth Missile in Three Days

Venezuela Says Taking Steps to Restore US Diplomatic Ties

S’Korea Analyzing N’Korea's Four Projectile Launches

Chukwumerije Pleads, as German Embassy Denies Taekwondo Team Visa

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Advocacy for Test-tube Babies

FG Recovers over N100bn Unremitted Taxes as House Probes NNPC Subsidies, 23 Banks

Lagos Commences Work on Fourth Mainland Bridge

Emergency Rule Disrupts Transportation of Beef, Smoked Fish from Borno

Nasarawa Massacre: Police Dole out N1m Each to Bereaved Families

Jonathan: Emergency Rule is Yielding Results

Monday Discourse: Finally, the Real Terror War Begins

ADR Stakeholders Urge N’Assembly Not to Pass Regulatory Bill

Aregbesola Denies Borrowing N300bn

Court Frees Ikuforiji’s Aide of Fraud Charges

House Probes N1.1bn Gully Erosion Contract

Benue to Provide Security Measures against Fulani Invaders

Insecurity Will Fade out in Nigeria, Says Stanbic-IBTC Boss

Mark Promises Speedy Passage of Law to Protect Women

FG Sets up 12-man C'ttee on Prison Decongestion

Man to Die by Hanging for Killing Wife

New Management Team for FHA Takes off Today

200 ACN, Accord Party Members Defect to PDP in Oyo

New Agric Initiative Targets 700,000 Commercial Farmers

Maku: Why Achebe Did Not Win Nobel Prize

Senate: We'll Delay Passage of 2013 Budget Amendment Bill

NAMA Workers Threaten to Close Airspace Today

Subsidy Fraud: Agbakoba Joins Ogunbambo’s Defence Team, Seeks to Quash Charges

US Spy-row Diplomat 'Leaves Russia'

Akpabio Laments Non-release of Special Ecological Funds to Akwa Ibom

Hezbollah Steps Up Syria Battle, Israel Threatens More Strikes

India Gripes over Border, Trade Woes on Li's First Foreign Trip

Obama to Discuss al Qaeda, Drones, Guantanamo Bay in Thursday Speech

Earning Season Momentum Drives Equities Further North

Ogun Govt Boosts Rice Production

State of Emergency: Military Gains Ground as Boko Haram Desert Camps

Tunisia Police Clash with Islamists

France: Briton Held over Children's Deaths

Syria Army Storms Rebel-held Town

US Lottery Winner Scoops $590m Jackpot

N'Korea Missile Launch Worries UN Chief, Ban

Pakistan: Imran Khan Blames Rival for Killing

NIMASA Appoints Osamgbi Deputy Director, Head PR

60 Hurt as Car Drives into Crowd at Parade

Eurovision: Denmark's Emmelie De Forest Wins

Pakistan: Gunmen Kill Khan Party Woman Politician

Ayim, Ibe Read for the Abuja Literati

Reels Of Fun

The Return Of The Incorruptible Judge

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Okpala Condemns House for Failing to Protect Image

Tax: House Opens Investigation on Commercial Banks

Jonathan: S/East Remains My Strongest Support Base

Governor Al-Makura: What I know About Ombatse

Emergency Rule Does Not Conflict with Dialogue C'ttee's Work, Says Abati

Boko Haram: Military Pounds Insurgents, Moves to Reinforce Troops

Kalu Opens Up on Why He Fell Apart with Obasanjo

New Money Laundering Act: EFCC, Professional Bodies to Hold Enlightenment Seminar

Gov. Akpabio, Obong Attah Pay Tributes to Chief F. E. J. Etim

Customs Seize 35,194 Bags of Rice

Guinness Decries Controversy over Alcoholic Beverages Certificates

State of Emergency not Solution to Insurgency in the North, Says Odunsi

Labour Ask Workers of Obio/Akpor Council to Return to Work

ECOWAS Parliament Seeks Nigeria’s Support for Enhancement of Powers

Achebe’s Homeward Journey Begins Sunday

Imo: The Build-up to 2015 Governorship Race

Ekwueme, Clark, Gbonigi for Southern Nigerians Assembly

2015, Root of Crisis in Rivers State - Dakuku

How Not to Handle Kingsley Kuku

Ombatse: The Rise of a Deadly Cult, By Al-Makura

Ojudu: Legislators Need Rigorous Oversight to Ensure Good Budget Performance

Egypt's Opposition Attacks Brotherhood-backed NGO Draft Law

Cote d’Ivoire Arrests Militia Chief Accused over Massacre

US Airways Plane Makes Unusual Belly Landing at Newark Airport

Klitschko Leads 15,000 in Rally for Ukraine's Jailed ex-PM

China Spreads Alternative to US GPS System

World Press Freedom Day: How Free is the Nigerian Press?

Hard-line Afghan MPs Block Law Protecting Women

Merkel Visits Pope, Urges Tougher Market Controls

Thousands Rally to Oppose Italy Cuts

Probe Begins after Commuter Trains Crash

Peace: Jang Pledges to Support President Jonathan

Ferguson Criticises City for Mancini Sacking

Army Imposes Curfew in Maiduguri

Dialogue C’ttee: State of Emergency is Part of FG’s Dialogue Opener

Of Benghazi, Iraq war, G.W. Bush and Obama: The Republican’s double-standard

Hollande Signs Gay Marriage Bill

Afghan MPs to Debate Women's Rights

Syria: US Criticises Russia over Missiles

Manhunt For Killers Of 56 Security Agents In Nasarawa

The Many Faces Of Terror

Military Intensifies Campaign against Insurgents’ Stronghold

TREASURE DURODOLA: Voicing change, oozing simplicity

‘The Resilience, Creativity, Colour... I Just Love How Vibrant it is Here’

Need to Halt the Tinted Glass Act’s Amendment

Nigerians Dominate 2013 Caine Prize Shortlist

The Dark Lonely Road

Police to Interrogate Rivers Speaker over Alleged Threat to Amaechi's Life

Govt Directs NLNG to Pay Outstanding Levies to NIMASA

Friday, May 17, 2013

Court winds-up Firm, Jails Officials Over My Pikin Mixture

Igbos Have Fared Better Under Jonathan Says S'East PDP

No Going Back on Jonathan's Second Term Project, Says Clarke

Catholic Conference Okays Emergency Rule

Nigerian Wins Commonwealth Prize for Books

Gulf of Guinea Comes Under Digital Surveillance

Emergency Rule not against North, Says Presidency

Nigeria Must Remain United Despite Security, Political Challenges, Says Rev. Jesse Jackson

UN Chief Appoints Former Dutch Minister to Head Mali Mission

Oil Price Probe Widens, Senator Wants Justice Department Help

Falling Tree Kills over 30 People in Imo Community

Emergency Rule: UK ‘Recognises’ Threat Facing Nigeria

Chrisland Schools Award N27m Scholarship to Pupils

‘My Ex-lover Wants to Kill Me’, Says Mother

Venezuela's Military Enters High-crime Slums

US: Congress Grills IRS Commissioner

Retirement Tests if Beckham Built Lasting Brand

Bracing Up for Man United without Fergie

Protesting Egyptian Police Block Gaza Crossing

Bomb Kills Nine Inside Elite Afghan Housing Complex


Recasting the Jonathan-Amaechi Rift


Terror Emergency: Nigeria, Kenya Team Up

Deadly Blasts Target Iraqi Sunnis

Hostage Killed by Captors as Rescue Bid Began

Army: Boko Haram Using Fake Military Uniforms

FG: Why Emergency Rule Affected Adamawa State *Expends $45m on Mali

Argentine 'Dirty War' Leader Dies

State of Emergency: Air Raids Kill 30 Boko Haram Militants

Bill Gates Retakes World's Richest Title from Carlos Slim

Russia 'Sends Modern Arms to Syria'

Insecurity: FG Mulls Co-operation With Benin Republic

US Smugglers 'Linked to Terrorists'

King's Cup: Ramos Shines in Front of Media after Mourinho No-show

Obama: U.S. preserves diplomatic, military options on Syria

Trafficking Gang 'Smuggled Bangladeshis into Brazil'

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Sultan, CAN Sue for Peace as Northern Elders Oppose Emergency Rule

Obama to Visit S’Africa, Tanzania, Rwanda, Considers Stopover in Nigeria

Rivers Speaker, Chief of Staff Stripped of Police Orderlies

Security Forces Raid Boko Haram Camps in Borno

Court Jails Rivers Councillors for Contempt

Christmas Day Bomber to Raise No Case Submission as FG Closes Case

Lagos Bomb Scare: Shoprite Gets Threat Letter

Court Discharges Leadership Journalists

Moro: US to Assist with Border Control Surveillance Equipment

Nigeria, Cameroun to Cooperate on Trans-border Security

FG Laments Lack of Enabling Law for NEPAD

Delta Govt Issues Travel Warning to Indigenes

Lagos, Ogun Boundary Dispute Still Unresolved, Says Kuye

DMO Puts Country’s Debt at N8tn

Pension Scam: Court to Rule on Yusufu’s Application June 20

Sambo Urges Nigerians to Contribute to National Devt

Police Keep Mum on Fate of Former Nasarawa CP

FG to Tweak Power Sector Reform Act, Seeks Lawmakers’ Support

Shell Declares Force Majeure on Gas Supply to NLNG

Fashola Envisions Self-Dependent, Middle Class as Artisans Graduate

Isaac Boro for Reburial in Yenagoa

Chimamanda Adichie to Appear on Glo/CNN’s African Voices

Chimamanda Adichie to Appear on Glo/CNN’s African Voices

Erdogan: I Will Go Ahead with Gaza Visit

Obama Insists ‘No Apologies’ over US Security Leak Probe

Soldier Gets Life for Killing Fellow US Troops in Iraq

‘CBN Not Responsible for Scarcity of News Banknotes’

US Instructors to Train African Troops for Mali in Niger

Man Commits Suicide At Paris Nursery School

State of Emergency: More Troops Deployed to Border States

Nigeria, Cameroon to Cooperate on Trans-border Security

Iran Says Ready for Nuclear Talks with World Powers

Cyclone Mahasen Strikes Southern Bangladesh

Six Killed in Kabul Convoy Blast

Japan GDP Jumps Most in Year as Consumers Open Wallets

ECB Rate Cut Talk Rressures Euro, Lifts Bunds

Ekweremadu…Seeking a People Oriented-constitution

Afegbua: PDP is Habitually Bad Losers

Nigeria’s Success Story in Guinea Worm Eradication

Europa League: Heartbroken Coach Jesus May Quit Benfica

DiCaprio, Spielberg Open a Stormy Cannes

Collapse at Cambodia Shoe Factory

US Tax Chief Resigns Amid Scandal

Syria Conflict: BBC Shown 'Signs of Chemical Attack'

THISDAY Bombing: Court Admits Five Confessional Statements

Subsidy Scam: Court Grants Ubah Perpetual Injunction against EFCC

Tukur, NLC, TUC Back Emergency Rule as Others Kick

ARISE Networks Launched on Eutelsat, Viewed in 44 EMEA Countries

Rivers PDP Crisis: Ake’s Aide Killed at Erema

Fighter Jets, Troops Arrive North-east to Enforce Emergency Rule

Bayelsa CP Vows to Bring Killers of 11 Policemen to Justice

Diamond Bank Staff Protest against Unfair Treatment

Pilots of Crashed Air Force Jet Buried amid Tears

Nigeria Pledges More Financial Support for Mali

El-Rufai’s Book Causes CJN to Query Abuja Chief Judge

FG Appoints New Heads for BPE, PTDF

New Police Boss for Nasarawa after Killings

Lagos Insists on Restriction of Hijab in Public Schools

Finance Minister: Nigeria's Debt Hits N6 trillion

Senate Celebrates Achebe, Demands State Burial for Him

Nigerian Roads No Longer Death Traps, Says SURE-P Convener

Lagos Procures 500 Guns for Neighbourhood Security Operatives

111 Nigerian Soldiers Leave for Cameroon

Ijaw Leader Wants Henry Okah Pardoned

Borno: NEMA to Build 250 Houses for Flood Victims

Delta to Expel Recalcitrant Cattle Rearers

Court Orders EFCC to Evacuate Stolen Crude Oil

Minister: FG Committed to Reforming NYSC Scheme

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Boosting SME Growth with Mobile Applications

Iraq: Bombs, Shooting Kill at Least 15

Obama Honours Officer Who Died in Motorcade, Other Fallen Police

Russia's FSB: Another Alleged US Spy Expelled

Borno: NEMA Moves to Build 250 Houses for Flood Victims

Presidency: Emergency Rule Won’t Stop Dialogue Cttee’s Work

State of Emergency: Plateau to Tighten Borders Against Insurgents

Sambo: Nigeria Pledges More Financial Support to Mali

Eriksson: Benfica More Gifted than Chelsea

Delhi Gang Rape Suspect 'Beaten, Poisoned'

CIA Spy' Row: Russia Summons US Ambassador

Clashes Erupt Around Aleppo prison

US Kidnap Accused to Plead Innocent

US Attorney General: Leak to AP was 'Very Serious'

Brazil: President Sides with Farmers in Indian Land Fight

Taiwan Recalls Envoy over Manila Row

Confed Cup: Kaka, Ronaldinho Out of Brazil’s Squad

Putin, Netanyahu Meet to Discuss Syria

Kerry Warns Syrians over Transition Talks

Four US Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan's Kandahar

Britain's Prince Harry Tours Jersey Shore, Post-Sandy

EU to Pledge 520m euros for Mali Reconstruction

Industrial Sector Contributes 66.9% of FG’s Non-oil Earnings in Q1

Heads of 10 Federal Agencies Lobby for Confirmation

Odi: Court Throws out FG’s Move to Stop N37.6bn Compensation

Boko Haram: Dialogue C'tteeVows to Continue Work, Inspite of Increased Violence

46 Police, 10 SSS Officers Confirmed Killed in Nasarawa

Rivers PDP Crisis: Explosion Rocks Obio/Akpor Council

Govs in Place as Emergency Rule is Declared in 3 States

FG Decries Impact of Farmers, Herdsmen Clash

CAS: NAF Targets Self Sufficiency in Military Equipment

Jonathan Approves Appointment of 12 Judges for NIC

Boko Haram Kills Borno CAN Secretary

Police Raid Enugu ‘Baby Factory,’ Rescue Six Pregnant Girls

US Plans $250m Fertilizer Plant in Edo

Jonathan Outlines Ways on Service Delivery

Gunmen Raid Village, Kill 11, Many Missing in Kaduna

Minister: FCTA Has Infrastructure Debt of N401bn

NERC Rolls Out New Electricity Metering Scheme

Witness: How N1.1bn Subsidy Scam was Detected

W'Bank Laments $450m Un-utilised PPP Fund

Five Foreign Sailors Kidnapped Freed

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Again, Okorocha Changes Party

Anenih: Nigeria is Passing Through Difficulties

FG Seeks Mandatory EIA on Development Projects

Syrian Rebels Unite to Retake Strategic Town Near Damascus

Russia: 'Undercover CIA Agent' Detained

Black Berry Expands BBM Chat App to Android and iOS

Higuain 'Agrees to Join Gunners'

Kenyan Police Fire Teargas at Protest over MPs' Pay Demands

Jonathan Declares State of Emergency in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

Jonathan to Address Nation

Pirates Release Five Polish, Russian Crew

U.S. Oil Boom Leaves OPEC Sidelined from Demand Growth

Dialogue Cttee Says Violence Will Not Stop Us

Kaduna: Gunmen Raid Village, Kill 11

‘How Plea Bargaining Can Work’

Man City Sack Manager, Mancini

Tories to Publish EU Referendum Bill

News Agency Protests US Seizure of Phone Records

Anger at Syria 'Heart-eating Video'

Mismanaging Orji Uzor Kalu

NAF Helicopter Crash Due to System Failure

Rights Commission Begins Probe of Nasarawa Killings

NNPC Unveils $16bn Gas Infrastructure Programme

W’Bank Wants Govt Expenditures Delinked from Oil Price

CDS Rules out Foreign Intervention over Security Challenges

Mismanaging Orji UzorKalu

CJN: NJC Ready to Prosecute Erring Judicial Officers

FIRS: Banks Remit N77bn Tax in Five Years

Iranian Gets 17-Year Jail Term for Arms Importation

Boko Haram Leader Reiterates Conditions for Peace

Body of Missing 78-year-old Woman Found in Son's Bedroom, 10 Years After

Rivers PDP Crisis: NGF Election Root of State's Problem

Another Fulani Attack Claims 40 in Benue

Falana Condemns Terror Attacks on Security Operatives

Uduaghan Directs Revenue Board to Collect State Funds

J-Pros Scam: Govt Confiscates Equipment as Work Resumes on Site

Ex-THISDAY Staff Appointed SMEDAN Managing Director

IYC Absolves Kuku of Murder Allegation

Boko Haram: Atiku, Modu Sheriff Trade Words over Insecurity

Damilola Taylor’s Killer Released from Prison

Subsidy Fraud: EFCC Begins Trial of Alao, Others

Head of Service Restructures Office

Shema Disowns Presidential Campaign Posters

Youth Unemployment: A Generation at Risk

Bangladesh Collapse Search Over; Death Toll 1,127

Pakistan: Sharif Seeks to Ease Mistrust with India

Succour on the Way for LGAs

Monday, May 13, 2013


Libya: Deadly Car Bomb Strikes Benghazi

Ugandan General Faces Arrest for Talking Politics

Merkel Says Has No Secrets About Communist Past

Sex Trial: Prosecutor Seeks Six-year Jail Term for Berlusconi

After Bombings, Turkey Says World Must Act Against Syria

Boko Haram Leader Lists Conditions for Peace

Governors Call on Jonathan to Ignore State of Emergency Calls

Jet Li Opens T'ai Chi School in China

Bangladesh Rescue Operation Nears End; Collapse Death Toll 1,127

Europe Tory Row Dogs Cameron's US Trip

Insecurity: Atiku, Modu Sherrif Trade Words

C’ttee Submits Draft to Replace Land Use Act 1978

Jonathan Again Meets Security Chiefs

Hong Kong Court Supports Transsexual’s Right to Wed

Pakistan Election: Sharif Edges Closer to Majority

Proposed University Turns Ugly in Otukpo

Maku Exonerates Self from Nasarawa Massacre

Insecurity: Adeboye Admonishes Christians on Steadfastness

ECOWAS: Mali's Terrorists Lack Capacity to Regroup

Nigeria’s Growth Estimate Put at 6.6% in First Quarter

NEMA Distributes Relief Materials in Bama

Another Massacre Averted in Kaduna

Private Jets: FG Explains Insistence on Declaration of Manifest

Boko Haram: Opposition Parties Reject Emergency Rule

Amaechi, Shema to Vie for NGF Chair May 23

Bayelsa, Sokoto, Others Top 2012 Exam Malpractices List

IG Orders Police to Rescue Rhodes-Vivour's Wife, Daughter

Banking Stocks, FMCGs’ Gains Sustain Market Rally

Another Massacre Averted In Kaduna

Unwavering Love for the Destitute

Sunday, May 12, 2013

SMEDAN to Facilitate Greater Collaboration for Maximum SMEs Output

SURE-P: Sokoto Beneficiaries Decry Delay in Payment of Allowances

Fears Grow over Deadly New Virus

S’Korea Apology for US Sex Scandal

Afghan Protest at Iran 'Shooting'

Syrian War Death Toll Hits 82,000

Egypt: Mubarak Talks for First Time Since Detention

Pope Proclaims First Saints, Says Christians Still Persecuted

Nine Turkish Citizens Held Over Car Bombs

One of UK's Most Wanted Captured in Spain

Sharif in Pakistan Government Talks

NLC Urges FG to Ignore IMF's Advice on Subsidy Removal

Mourinho Congratulates Barca on Liga Success

Gunmen 'Lift Libyan Ministry Siege'

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Declares Victory

Turkey Warns of Response to Bombing

Votes Must Count in 2015, Says General Buhari

IG: Nasarawa Police Killing Barbaric

Justice Rhodes-Vivour’s Wife, Daughter Kidnapped

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Our Investment in Sports Is Yielding Benefits – Amaechi

LASG's Alleviating Poverty With Transport Infrastructure

14 Years After Invasion, FG Builds 40 Houses for Odi

NDIC: Excessive Litigations Threaten Deposit Insurance

Nasarawa Police Killing Callous, Barbaric – IGP

Mancini: I Won’t Quit Man City

OJ Simpson Heads to Court to Fight for Freedom

Pickaxe Attacker Kills One, Injures Four Others in Milan

Pakistan: Sharif Surges Ahead in Election Count

White House: Smoke Prompt’s West Wing’s Evacuation

Multinationals: The Burgeoning Rank of Expatriate CEOs

Relishing the Adichie Moment

NEMA To Partner Surveyors on Building Collapse

Karachi Unrest Mars Pakistan Poll

Rafsanjani to Stand in Iran Election

Blasts Kill Dozens in Turkish Town

Barca Have La Liga Crown in Sight

Egypt ' al-Qaeda Militant Embassy Plot' Foiled

Mob Sets Five Suspected Armed Robbers Ablaze

Four Lawyers De-robed, Another Suspended for Five Years

Egypt: Court Adjourns Mubarak Retrial to June 8

Russian Official Says Syria Conference Not Possible in May

Cleveland Police in Massive Payout

Explosions Shake Turkish Town on Syria Border

NCC Sets June 30 As Deadline for SIM Card Registration

Media, country and negative reportage: Another perspective


Sir Alex Ferguson Retired Due to Stress, Claims Fabio Capello

Russia 'Withheld Details' on Boston Suspect

Pakistan Votes in Landmark Election

Ohio Kidnap Victim Leaves Hospital

$620,000 Bribe: Lawan, Emenalo Must Face Trial, Rules Court

Jonathan Orders Probe of Bama, Nasarawa Killings

Rivers Youth Movement Backs Amaechi

Friday, May 10, 2013

Real Impose Law of Silence to End War of Words

Ugandan General Highlights Succession Debate in Letter

Five Suicide Bombers Dead in Failed Attacks in Northern Mali

Woman Held Captive in Cleveland Home Rebuffs Mother, Grandmother

Army Shelling Kills 25 in Syrian Town after Truce Ends

Kuje Inmates Fault Amnesty for Boko Haram

British Embassy Withdraws Staff in Libya

Woman Pulled Alive from Dhaka Rubble

Insecurity: Jonathan Meets With Security Chiefs

Mali: Suicide Attacks Strike Army, Nigerien Soldiers

Tutu 'Will no Longer Vote for ANC'

Philippines eyes Golan UN withdrawal

US Orders Removal of 3D-gun Designs

Bangladesh: Survivor 'May Have Been Found'

Ex-Falcons’ Coach, Jossy Lad, Dies at 72

Pakistan Election Campaigning Ends

Dhaka Collapse Toll Passes 1,000

Jonathan Appoints Adamu Ciroma's Wife, Mba, Others Heads of Parastatals

S’African Military Flexes Muscles Ahead of Congo

Karzai: US Can Have Nine Afghan Bases after 2014

Pakistani Fertilizer Grows Both Taliban Bombs, Afghan Crops

N’Assembly Suspends Debate on 2013 Budget Amendment Bill

Wike Dares Amaechi: If You Talk, I’ll Talk Too

Don’t Scrap NEIC, Teriba Urges Lawmakers, FG

Jonathan Appoints Adamu Ciroma’s Wife, Mba, Others Heads of Parastatals

Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Port Harcourt

MasterCard to Power Nigeria’s Identity Card Programme

FG Sets Up Committee on FHA Commercialisation

EX-Militants Vow To Storm N’Assembly over Order to Probe Kuku, Dokubo

Excess Crude Account: Supreme Court Urges FG, States to Settle

IMF Forecasts $80bn in Foreign Reserves Accretion

IG Orders Manhunt of Killers of Policemen in Nasarawa

Kabir Sokoto Trial: Sharing of Funds Split Boko Haram

Bama: Police Shut down Hospital over Rejection of Colleagues’ Corpses

2015: Gowon, Jega, Tambuwal Seek Fair Play

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Dialogue Cttee Meets Kabiru Sokoto, 39 Others in Kuje Prisons

Barca Trio Pay Fergie Tribute

Oxford Honours Nigeria’s Diligent Carpenter

Aregbesola Has Failed, Says Akinlabi

Another NAF Airplane Crash Lands in Port Harcourt

Rooney Not for Sale, Say Man United

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

African Developers Listed in Ericsson Application Awards

Nigeria May be Consumed by Revolution, Shettima Warns

EFCC Arrests Sylva

20 Policemen, Scores of Others Killed in Nasarawa, Benue

Bama Widows and Orphans: Give us Breadwinners, Not Bread

Fidelity Bank Successfully Issues $300m Five-Year Euro Bond

Lagos to Emerge 13th Largest Economy in Africa by 2014

Jonathan: Nigeria Expects $10bn Investment in Power Sector

Akpabio’s Supporters Move to Recall Senator

Ibori $15m: Court Throws out Appeal to Stall Hearing

Constitution Review: Senate to Outlaw Funding of Councils under Caretaker C’ttees

Jonathan Names Okiro ?PSC Chair-designate

National Assembly to Make Sweeping Changes in PIB

FG Domesticates Maritime Labour Convention

DPR Crisis Threatens Crude Oil Exports, Fuel Supply

Journalists, Others Call for Close Ties between Media, Security Agencies

Maritime Workers Issue FG 21-day Ultimatum over NIMASA/NLNG Face-off

Medical Experts Unveil $5.5bn Polio Eradication Plan

NPS: 69 Infants, 847 Teenagers in Nigerian Prisons

Political Outlook to Determine Canadian Investment in Nigeria

FG Instals 906 CCTV Cameras in Lagos

House Moves to Repeal 120-year-old Law

NPS: 69 Infants, 847 Juveniles In Nigerian Prisons

Benitez: My Fate is Sealed

Bangladesh Collapse Toll Tops 800

Police: Ohio Women 'Were Tied, Chained'

Scores Killed in Fulani/Farmers Clash in Benue

Nassarawa: Cultists Ambush, Kill Over 20 Policemen

Sokoto:Primary School Teachers Protest Non-payment of 3 Months Salaries

Bama: Army Confirms 47 People Killed

Turaki: Amnesty C'ttee Yet to Begin Talks with Boko Haram

Family Fire Killer Jailed for 30 Years

Queen's Speech Targets Immigration

Arrests over $50m Diamond Heist

FG Domesticates MLC

Insanity Plea for 'Batman Gunman'

Police to Quiz Cleveland Suspects

Rodman Asks Kim Jong-Un to Free US Prisoner

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

55 Killed as Boko Haram Sacks Bama in Borno State

The Shattered Dreams of Two Young Pilots

NAF Jet Returning from Recce Mission When it Crashed

New Projects by Mobil, Total to Push Nigeria's Oil Production to 2.7mbpd

Court to Hear Babalakin's Application on Money Laundering Charge June 5

N'Assembly Workers Accuse Management of N11bn Fraud

Outrage Grows Over Kuku, Dokubo's Threats

Lawyers, Others Seek Limit to Crimes Covered by Plea Bargaining

Host Communities Back NPDC, Atlantic Energy Oil Deal

IG Orders Redeployment of 11 Commissioners

New Projects by Mobil, Total to Push Nigeria’s Oil Production to 2.7mbpd

Court to Hear Nigercem’s Case against Ebonyi May 17

SAN: Aribisala to Know Fate June 26

Group Challenges FG on $40m Internet Surveillance Contract

House Opposes Scrapping of NECO

Communities Issue Shell Ultimatum over Neglect

Lagos Assembly Passes Oil and Gas Bill

Obama: North Korea has failed again

Mourinho Ignores Real President's Call for Unity

Dalai Lama Decries Buddhist Attacks on Muslims in Myanmar

India Demolishes Himalaya Outpost to End China Standoff

Anonymous Threatens to Take US ‘Off Cyber Map’

Basic Education: The 10 million Left Behind

Of Kwara ACN, Party Politics and Greed

Syria Rebels Say Holding UN Peacekeepers for Safety

Kerry Tells Putin US, Russia Share Common Interests on Syria

Turkey Condemns Israeli Air Strikes in Syria

Mexico City: Gas Tanker Explosion Kills 19

Alpha Jet: Pilots Returning From Reconnaissance Mission in Mali

Pakistan's Imran Khan Injured from Rally Fall

Jonathan, Zuma Consolidate Trade Relations

Bangladesh Building collapse Teath Toll Passes 700

Jonathan Urges African Leaders to Prioritise Economic Freedom

UK: Woman Charged with Triple Murder

France Says Taking AQIM Threat Seriously after Video

Libya: Army Chief Making 'Important Decision' with Premier

UK to Host Somalia Peace Conference

N’Korea Moves Missiles from Coast

Three Arrested in US Triple Kidnapping

Queen to Miss Commonwealth Heads Meeting

When Lagos Assembly Honoured Awolowo

Germany Arrests Former Auschwitz Guard

Israelis in Haifa Vigilant of Attack from Lebanon

Girl, 12, Raped in Play Park Sex Attack

Russia, China Express Alarm After Israel Hits Syria

Monday, May 06, 2013

Labour Lamentations over 100 Years of Nationhood

Oyerinde’s Widow: My Husband’s Killers Won’t Know Peace

Rivers Impeachment Plot Thickens, Protesters Besiege Assembly

Nigerian Air Force Jet Crashes in Niger, Two Pilots Killed

Subsidy Scam: Defence Counsel Stall Trial of Tukur’s Son, Others

Security: Fashola Urges Vigilance Among Citizenry

SFU Arrests Couple for Child Trafficking

MTN Seeks Talks with NCC over Verdict on Market Dominance

Ali Monguno Freed

NBA: Amnesty for Boko Haram Not Solution to Insecurity in Nigeria

Oyerinde’s Widow: My Husband’s Killers Won’t Know Peace

EFCC Arraigns Ex-provost, Bursar for Alleged N130m Fraud

Insecurity Threatens National Unity, Says Mukhtar

Fresh Killing in Plateau Threatens Reconciliation Bid

SSS Parades Suspect in Plot to Assassinate Akwa Ibom Senator

NEITI Lauds US Court's Dismissal of Suit against Disclosure Law

Nebo: FG Won’t Accept Excuses for Drop in Power Supply

Terrorism: Army, Police Seek to End Rivalry

Group Faults National Assembly on SEC

MultiChoice Beams Nigeria, South Africa Business Forum Live on DStv

CPC to Dokubo-Asari: You’ll Recant after 2015

Bomb Kills 14 at Pakistan Election Rally

Turkey Launches Military Exercise Near Syrian Border

Nigerian Air Force Jet Crashes in Niger, Two Dead

Terrorism: Army, Police Seek to End Animosity

Gov Wada's Convoy Kills Two in Lokoja

Footie Fans Told To Stop Dressing Like Taliban

Grey Hair Treatment Discovered By Scientists

Kenya: Hague Court Postpones Trial of Deputy President, Ruto

Shettima Ali Monguno Freed by Abductors

Monguno: Enemies of Amnesty, Peace Behind the Kidnap of Monguno, Says Dalong

‘Post Election Violence Largesse, an Attempt to Appease the North’

New Gonorrhoea Strain 'Worse than Aids'

Evidence Syria Rebels 'Used Sarin'

Neo-Nazi Trial Opens in Germany

Russia: Chance of Foreign Intervention in Syria Growing

Vilanova Could Miss Barca Winning La Liga Title

No Early Warning for US on Israeli Strikes in Syria

Bangladesh: Police Break Up Islamist Protest in Dhaka

Syrian Rebels Shoot Down Regime Helicopter

Jonathan, ACN Battle Shifts to Press Freedom, Amaechi

Ladoja's Running Mate in 2011 Polls Dies at 56

Killer Cop on Distress Call Murders Victim

Airline Operators Kick against Proposed Civil Aviation Act

$4.5bn Modular Refinery Project May Miss Take-off Target

Ex-militants Strike again, Kill Comrade’s Brother, Seven Others

Jonathan, Zuma to Discuss Boosting Trade

Nebo: Nigeria Needs 200,000 MW to Guarantee Stable Supply

Anyim Seeks More Participation by Private Sector in Funding Infrastructure Devt

Association Advocates Support for Ban on Rice Importation via Land Borders

NIMASA Lifts Blockade on NLNG Loading Bay

Jonathan Urges Nigerians to Emulate Yar'Adua

SERAP Calls on ICC to Probe Baga Killings

Tributes, Applause as Pini Jason Bows out at 65

Failure to Meet Targets Worsens Power Supply

Gunmen Kill 14, Injure 12 in Adamawa, Borno States

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Osakwe: WTO Rules Will Not Impede Nigeria’s Agric Sector Development

Libya: Parliament Bans Ex-Gaddafi Officials from Office

Obama Dares Graduates to Reject Cynical Voices

India, China Withdraw Troops from Himalayan Face Off

Federalism on the Spot

Nasir el-Rufai’s Book as Intellectual Fraud?

Libya Tense Ahead of Vote on Former Gaddafi Officials

Gunmen Kidnap 12 Mine Clearance Workers in Southern Senegal

One German Soldier Killed, One Wounded in Afghanistan

Syrian Rebels Enter Northern Air Base

FG Set to Boost Power Transmission by 20,000MW

Anyim: FG, States Lack Resources to Fund Nigeria's Infrastructure Devt

UK: Deputy Speaker Denies Rape Claim

Blast Hits Catholic Church in Northern Tanzania

Bangladesh Building Owner Faces Murder Charge, as Death Toll Hits 610

Polls Close in Tight Malaysian Vote

'Israel Rockets' Hit Damascus Military Site

Troops Killed in Mali Suicide Attack

Venezuela: Maduro Blasts 'Devil' Obama

Malaysia in closely contested vote

Saturday, May 04, 2013

LaPierre: NRA, Members Will Never Surrender Guns

The Internet Surveillance Controversy

Why We Founded Women in Oil Project, By Dukwe

205 Entries Vie for Nigeria Literature Prize

Pediatricians Advocate Improvement of Childcare Manpower Base

Plateau Seeks Lagos’ Expertise on Transportation Management

Nigeria, Czech Ratify Teacher-exchange Pact on Technical Education

Amnesty: Task Force Concludes Verification of Disarmament Records of 3,642 Youths

Tukur, Governors Woo Canadian Investors

SSS Busts Certificate Forgery Syndicate in Aba

Gombe May Share in N5.7 Billion Presidential Largesse

S”Sudanese Police Detain Newspaper Editor

Judgement for Sale: Group Lauds CJN, NJC’s Effort

Pini Jason Dies at 65

Money Laundering: Lawyers, EFCC Poised for Showdown

Sokoto Sponsors 150 Teachers for Post Graduate Programmes in Uganda

Baga Killings: Northern Elders Want Borno Military Commander Withdrawn

Wukari Mayhem: Death Toll Hits 100

Sambo: Only Stability of Government Can Attract Investors

Son of 87-year-old Monguno in Passionate Appeal...

Question Marks over Barca Birthday Boy Fabregas

Our Reconciliation Efforts with Obasanjo, By Ishola Filani

Akwa Ibom: The Gubernatorial Subtle Race

Hypocrisy of Merit and Federal Character

How Information Ministry Deployed Social Media in NGG Tour

Shed Elitist Image, Britain's Cameron’s Warned

Bangladesh Toll 547; Smell Proof Number Will Rise

Bodies of Two US Crew Found at Kyrgyzstan Crash Site

Southern California Wildfire Spreads

Afghan Bomb Kills Five US Soldiers

Sambo: Nigeria is an Investors Destination

Protests in Chinese City over Planned Chemical Plant

PSG Players Unfazed by Ancelotti Speculation, Says Pastore

EPL: Chelsea's Top Four Hopes Face Old Trafford Test

Bangladesh Urges No Harsh EU Measures over Factory Deaths

Obama Talks Drug War with Central America Leaders

US Officials: Israel Launches Airstrike into Syria

Unfashionable Jesus Brings Back Good Old Days to Benfica

Odegbami: I Was Invited for Trials by Tottenham in 1981

US Prepares Biggest Bomb to Target Iran's Nuclear Fortress

Major Wildfires Spread in California

I’Ll Soon Declare My Position On Anambra Governorship, Says Ngige

Now Thank We all Our Friends...



‘Being a Farmer’s Child, I Thought Education Was Punitive and Cried When Enrolled in School’

Live Holy, Primate Udofia Charges Nigerians

Bala Mohammed: Dame Patience Not Party to Turai’s Dispute with FCTA

N36bn Fraud: Court Orders IGP to Arrest Ex- Governor Turaki

UTME: Jamb Withholds Over 68,000 Results

Wukari Boils Again

Thisday Bomb Attacks, Assault on Democracy, Says EU

Ashiru: US Has Not Withdrawn Military Assistance to Nigeria

Police Evict Obio/Akpor LG Caretaker Members

Friday, May 03, 2013

‘Leave Dame Patience Jonathan Alone’

DPR seals eight fuel stations

Hamas Rebuffs Arabs for Softening Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

Sy&T Wins Best Supporting Communications Agency Award

Malaysia Prepares for its Closest Election in 50 Years

Nations at Nuclear Meeting Say too Many on Alert

Bangladesh Official: Disaster Not 'Really Serious'

Shettima Ali-Monguno Abducted in Maiduguri

The Ironies of Edo Council Polls

2013 Budget: FCTA, House C'ttee, Disagree Over Security Vote

New York Stock Exchange Global Shares Stall as U.S. Jobs Report Looms, Dollar Dips

Mirror: Man. United Want Klopp to Replace Ferguson

Last South Koreans Leave Kaesong

Dhaka Collapse Death Toll Passes 500

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