This Day News Archive for June 2013

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Obama Praises Mandela 'Inspiration'

Fresh Unrest Hits China's Xinjiang

Cameron Pledges Afghanistan Memorial

Obama to Meet Mandela's Family

Bomb in Thai South Kills Eight Soldiers

Iran's Rowhani Sees Detente with World

Kerry Cancels UAE Stop to Focus on Mideast Peace

S'Korea Stops Anti-North Leaflet Launch

China: Media Warns Philippines of 'Counterstrike' in South China Sea

Obama to Laud 'Improving' Mandela

US Travel Warning over Egypt Clashes

Heat Wave Bakes Western US States

Obama in S'Africa Amid Mandela Vigils

US Citizen Killed in Alexandria Protests

Kerry Steps Up shuttle Talks with Abbas, Netanyahu

United, Thiago Agree £5.5m-a-Year Deal

10 Years After, The World Still Stands For Foe

Missing $27m: Foreign Ministry Debunks Allegations

Obama in S’Africa, Calls Mandela ‘Hero for the World’

‘Remittance from Diaspora Nigerians Rose by over S1bn’

FG: West Can’t Force Values on Us over Death Penalty

Friday, June 28, 2013

FG Warns against Unauthorised Use of Siren, Covered Number Plates

Imoke Bags Awards for Housing, Sports Development

Water: Japanese Agency Donates N1.8bn Drilling Equipment

David West: 'I Criticise Jonathan for Failures, Lack of Focus'

STF, Police Differ on Casualty Figure in Plateau

Maku: Transformation Agenda Painful, but Necessary

Jonathan: Maternal Mortality Rate Has Reduced

Lagos Seeks Harmonious Relationship with LFZ Communities

‘UN IT Award to Galaxy Backbone Proof of Advancement’

Shagari Urges Jonathan to Increase Albinos' Human Capital Devt


Judith Mazagwu: Nollywood Actress at Centre of ethical Storm in us

If I Were President Jonathan

Mugabe, Tsvangirai Register to Run in Zimbabwe Elections

Obama: 'No Need for Photo Op' with Mandela

Whistleblower Snowden 'May Return to the US'

Berlusconi's Associate Admits 'Excess' at 'Bunga Bunga' Parties

Plateau killings: STF, Police Differ on Death Figure

Obada: State of Emergency Records 99% Success

Terminator: New Trilogy of Films Set for 2015

Egypt Clerics Warn of Civil War, Urge Calm

Vatican Bishop Arrested in Corruption Investigation

US Accuses HK of Acting in Bad Faith in Snowden Row

Syria: Russia Criticises Groups Setting Conditions for Talks

Stepping into the Golden Age

One Dead as Egypt Simmers Ahead of Rallies

Obama Heads to S'Africa with Mandela on His Mind

S'Africans Hold All-night Prayer Vigil for Mandela

Tevez Proud to Take Juve’s Number 10 Jersey

‘Help Save My Boy’

‘My Ex-wives Faked Pregnancies’


Obama Won’t Visit Mandela in Hospital

FG Recovers N5.5 Billion from Abacha Family

Jonathan Provides Details on Budget Amendment to House

Gaidam: We Have Spent N4 Billion Combating Boko Haram Menace

Obaigbena Endows Academic Prizes in Fashion, Tech, Entrepreneurship

Drama as Amaechi, Jang Sit Together at NEC Meeting

UN Report: Nigeria Has Highest Number of HIV Children Worldwide

Tinubu’s Daughter Installed Traders’ Leader Amid Controversy

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Leadership Journalists Granted Bail

Jonathan Congratulates Fashola at 50

I Can’t Shoot Amaechi, Says Rivers CP

Again, 37 Feared Killed in Renewed Plateau Crisis

Yuguda Advocates Constitution Review for More Funds to States, LGs

NLNG Asks Court to Commit NIMASA, GWVSNL to Prison for Contempt

Duke: Nigeria Growing South Africa’s Tourism Industry

Fraud: Police to Manage Officers’ Pensions Scheme

UNIPORT Four: Again, Trial Stalled as Suspects Lack Legal Representation

Shehu of Borno to Lead FG’s Delegation to Hajj

Amosun Decries N1.3trn Spent Annually on Food Importation

NMA Apologises for NARD’s Strike

Anti-labour Practices: PENGASSAN Issues Seven-day Ultimatum

At 50, BRF on the Global Stage

Legend Promo Gets Winners, Attracts More Consumers

Anuforom: Pilots Must be Careful this Rainy Season

FAAN Links Low Activity in Kano Airport to Insecurity

UK: Man, 75, Arrested over Mosque Bomb

Boston Bombing Suspect Indicted

Nigeria Formalises Ratification of MLC 2006 with ILO

NSCDC Declares War on Oil Bunkers, Illegal Refineries

Jonathan: Poverty Eradication is Answer to HIV/AIDS Control

Zuma: Mandela's 'Much Better Today'

Obama Rules Out Barter for Snowden

UK: Men Get Life for Sex Abuse Ring

37 Feared Killed in Fresh Crisis on the Plateau

NEC Meeting: State House Sitting Arrangement Puts Amaechi Near Jang

US Boss Held Captive by Chinese Employees Released

Kerry Resumes Israeli-Palestinian Peace Bid

UN Chemical Weapons Team in Turkey to Investigate Syria Claims

Shares Steady, Gold and Euro Rise as Fed, China Fears Ease

Egypt Factions Clash in Alexandria

Obama to Honour Slaves, Fete Senegal Stability

Grandmother Graduates Primary School Age 100

Jonathan's Dinner Brings Amaechi to Villa

Mandela's Condition Deteriorates

Brazil Protesters Clash with Police Near Stadium

Court Reserves Ruling in THISDAY Bomber's No-Case Submission

Rudd Sworn in as New Australian PM

Suswam: We’re on Top of Our Security Challenges

Michael Jackson Feared Concert Promoter

Bishop Seeks ’Peaceful and Perfect End’ for Mandela

Britain Reconsiders £3,000 Visa Bond

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Senate: Borno Governor, Community Leader Exaggerated Baga Attack

Boko Haram Suspect Confesses to Killing 23 in 48 Hours

Bishop Seeks ’Peaceful and Perfect End’ for Mandela

Britain Reconsiders £3,000 Visa Bond

House Rejects Bill to Amend 2013 Budget

Lebanese Plead Not Guilty to Terrorism Charges

Shettima: Boko Haram Members Acting Under Drug Influence

House Tackles EFCC, Others over Seized Proceeds of Corruption

Orosanye Report: FG May Commercialise River Basins, National Monuments

Court Reserves Ruling in THISDAY Bomber's

Mark: Stealing Pension Money is Taking Blood Mon

Ogun Advocates Sustainable Policies to Boost Agric

Bauchi Govt Warns against Plot to Destabilise State

Jonathan’s Dinner Brings Amaechi to Villa

Edo Set to Execute Fifth Death Row Inmate

Labour Warns Senate against Devolving Minimum Wage to States

Tax Evasion: Tribunal Orders Mobil to Pay FG N13.3bn

Nigerians Demand New Facelift for Telecoms Fair

Anti-terrorist Group Arrests 15 Suspects in Lagos, Ogun

Firm Unveils Online Shopping Portal

Key US Senator Says Snowden Case Risks Ecuador Trade Status

Obama Lays Out Climate Action Plan

Mursi Defiant Before Protests, Clashes

Samsung Galaxy S4 Review

Seven Players Pull Out of Wimbledon

Zuma Sings in Praise of Mandela

Wimbledon: Federer Suffers Stakhovsky Upset

Snowden Asylum Case 'May Take Weeks'

Brazil’s Congress Boosts Protesters

Historic US Rulings for Gay Marriage

Police in Kano Arrest 3,241 Suspected Criminals

Orosanye Report: FG May Commercialize River Basins, National Monuments

Brazil Protesters win Concessions

Rudd Ousts Australia PM Gillard

BA to Relax Mobile Phone Rules

UK: Swastikas Sprayed on Mosque Walls

Explosion Rocks Wet Cargo Vessel

Chelsea Completes Schuerrle Signing

Trade, Investment Seen as Major Focus of Obama's Africa Trip

China's Latest Manned Spacecraft Lands Safely After Mission

Rousseff's Referendum Plan for Brazil Runs into Trouble

US Commits to Afghan Taliban Talks

Oduah: National Carrier to Commence Operations in September

Presidency Allays Fear on Economy

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Why Four Condemned Convicts Were Executed, by Edo AG

Emergency Rule: Security to be Relaxed in Adamawa, Yobe for Ramadan

Shonekan: Nigeria is in Crisis

FG Advised on Ban on Fish Importation

Traders Grumble as Tinubu’s Daughter Succeeds Grandmother

Mandela’s Family Vows to Continue His Treatment

FG, Senate Express Displeasure over UK Visa Bond

Shoot Me if You Want, Gov Amaechi Tells CP

Varsity Protest: We Will Sanction Indicted Students, Says VC Mohammed Aminu

Anambra Needs Economic Renaissance, Says Obidigbo Charles Onyekamuo

JTF Sets Adulterated Diesel Tanker Ablaze

Indiscipline: Yuguda Goes Tough on Civil Servants

Gunshots as Presidential Committee on Peace Visits Borno

Abia House: Non-enforcement of Laws Fuels Baby Factory Menace

Nigerian Business Awards to Honour Corporate Excellence

FG Promises to Implement National Migration Policy

Fuel Subsidy Scam: Court Orders Arrest of Oil Marketers for Absence in Court

Goni-Aji Bans Civil Servants from Accepting Chieftaincy Titles

FG Denies Imposition of PDP Candidate on National Youth Council

Kuku: Oil Theft, Too Expensive, Technical for Niger Deltans

Keystone Bank Forecasts 15% Loan Growth

Egyptian City on Edge Before Anti-Mursi Protests

Snowden 'Still in Moscow Airport'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Expert Harps on Good Succession Planning

Living in Kirenoa

MTN Project Fame as Tool for Brand Building

Daniel: Awareness Problem Causes Huge Insurance Gap

Indigenous Online Shopping Portal Begins

Is Anyone Listening to Gov Shettima?

State of Emergency: CDS Vows to Wipe Out Terrorists in Affected States

Italian Football Clubs Raided in Tax Probe

Qatari Emir Hands Power to Son Tamim

Snowden 'Has not Entered Russia'

Syria: Military Battles Rebels in Eastern Damascus

G20 Task Force to Study Libor Reform

Afghan Presidential Palace Attacked

Lebanon: Army Seizes Radical Sunni Cleric's HQ

. Brazil's President Promises Major Reforms

Homophobia on the Rise in Africa, Says Rights Group

FG Files Fresh Charges against Leadership Journalists

South Africa Keeps Vigil, Prays for Mandela

NGF: Amaechi, Jang in Power Struggle over FAAC Dispute

Fani-Kayode: Jonathan Will Split Nigeria if He Loses Election in 2015

AU: Africa Loses $300bn to Oil Theft, Illegal Fishing

Bamigbetan: Police Kill Seven, Arrest Two Suspects

Turaki: FG Cannot Adequately Compensate Victims of Boko Haram

As Electricity Supply Drops Nationwide, FG Admits Power Sector Challenges are Getting out of Hand

Jonathan: Why We Did Not Appeal Bakassi Verdict

Amnesty Programme Produces 9,192 Graduates in Four Years

Edo Hangs Four Prisoners

NSA Warns against Hiring Suspicious People as Security Personnel

Ashiru: Britain Yet to Communicate £3,000 Visa Bond to Nigeria

Presidency Faults Editorial on First Lady

Court Reserves Judgment on Application by Detained Lebanese to Enforce Rights

Kano-Lagos Passenger Train Collides with Truck in Kaduna

Ex-militant Raises the Alarm over Arms Build-up in Niger Delta

NUPENG to Commence Three-day Warning Strike

Greek PM Reshuffles Cabinet to overcome Govt Crisis

Eight Soldiers Killed in India's Kashmir, Attacks Escalate

US Warns China, Russia of Snowden Consequences

Monday, June 24, 2013

Gowon Lauds Borno Youths for Tackling Boko Haram Insurgents

Group, JTF in Battle over Detention of Film Crew at Pipeline Explosion Site

Court Grants Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji N1bn Bail

Jonathan: Federal Civil Service a Tool for Transformation

Bauchi Power Plant to Run on Fuel Supply from Niger, Chad

Shell Contractors Arrested for Crude Theft

‘Mr. President, Grant Us Amnesty By Signing Disability Bill Into Law!’

Mr. President, Please Sign this Bill!

Don't Hire Terrorists as Security Personnel, NSA Warns Nigerians

Bunga Bunga Trial: Silvio Berlusconi Found Guilty

Snowden 'Healthy and Safe'

Sectarian Killing Rattles Fearful Egypt

Presidency Faults 'The Guardian' Editorial

Mandela 'Still Critical in Hospital'

UK: PM calls for Lawrence 'Smear' Probe

Whistleblower Snowden 'Not On Cuba Flight'

PDP Papers the Cracks

Jonathan: Why Nigeria Did Not Appeal Bakassi Ruling

UN: Pakistan Has Food 'Emergency'

Lebanese Soldiers Die in Clashes

Cashless Policy: CBN Pledges to Tackle Electronic Fraud

Stock Market Remain Southward as Bears Sustain Hold

NUEE Unionises Aba Power Limited, Unveils New Branch

Mandela Critically Ill, Says S’African Presidency

NGF: Jang Asks Court to Dismiss Fashola’s Suit

PDP’s Majority in National Assembly under Threat

Rawlings Denies Criticising Federal Govt

Don Doubtful of Eko Atlantic City’s Safety

NIMASA Denies Existence of Court Order over Dispute with NLNG

Commission: 400,000 Nigerian Refugees in Other Parts of the World

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Nigerians to Pay £3,000 to Enter UK

Danjuma in Private Meeting with Jonathan

Lagos Justifies Tolling of Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge

Persistent Oil Theft in Niger Delta Worries Chevron

Two Years After, Gombe Int’l Hotel Yet to Take off

Contractor Faults Okorocha over N1.3bn Contract

Egypt Army Warns May Act, Urges Political Truce

Anyaoku, Soyinka, Clark, Others for National Political Summit

Syrian Rebels Renew Fight for Aleppo

Minister Hails Globacom for Empowering Youths

‘43,400 PHCN Workers Cleared for Payment of Severance Entitlement’

Salami: Group Wants AGF to Prosecute MTN

Saudi Switches to Friday-Saturday Weekend

FCTA: Nigeria Only Needs $1bn to Eradicate Malaria

Edward Snowden Requests Asylum In Ecuador

Geometric Set to Power Aba to New Economic Boom, Says Nnaji

Oil Producing Communities Urge FG to Pay 13% Fund to Them

FIRS: No Going Back on Transfer Pricing Policy

ACF Not Promoting Religious, Ethnic Divisions

Mandela Critically Ill in Hospital

Snowden Arrives at Moscow Airport from Hong Kong

Ex-Bauchi Dept Gov Dies at 79

Two Dead, as Egyptians Clash Ahead of Rallies

Berlusconi Faces Verdict in Underage Sex Trial

Police Remove Flagpole at Centre of Afghan, Taliban Row

Kenya Grenade Attack Kills 15

State of Emergency: 1,500 Refugees Flee to Cameroon, Says Nigerian Envoy

Spain: Musa, Omeruo, Oduamadi Battle Ready

UK Plans Visa Bonds for 'High-risk' Asians, Africans

Abbas Accepts Palestinian PM's Resignation

Malaysia Declares Emergency as Indonesia Smoke Pollution Thickens

Snowden Quits Hong Kong for Moscow

Sapin: Musa, Omeruo, Oduamadi Battle Ready

Brazil: Clashes Continue Despite President's Plea

India FLoods Death Toll Could Rise to 1,000

Pakistan: Gunmen Kill 10 Tourists

FAAC Crisis: Beyond the Walkout

Saturday, June 22, 2013

LISA IGBORE, IJU ISHAGA: A Tale of Two Plane Crash Sites

Ankpa LG Secretary-Nominee Goes into Hiding, Alleges Threat to Life

Brazil: Politics Overshadows Soccer, Leisure at the Cradle of Samba Fernanda Dutra

Lagos Fetes 17 Retired Top Civil Servants

Mile 12-Ikorodu BRT Extension: Stakeholders Urge LAMATA to Reconcile Pending Issues

Catholic Community Okays Protest to Stop Priest’s Sack

War Between FAAN, Bi-Courtney Heightens over Placement of Billboards

Arik’s Uyo-Bound Plane in Dramatic Air Return as Airport is Plunged into Darkness

PENCOM Invests N3.34trn Generated So Far in Bonds

Bama, Gworza : Residents Flee as Boko Haram Threatens Fresh Attacks

Treasure Capital Slams N5.45bn Suit on UBA

TY Danjuma: Nigeria Lacks Patriotic Leaders

The Madness Has Begun

Yuguda: Proposed National Carrier ‘ll Fail

Aregbesola, Omisore and Omoworare

Suntai: The Controversy Rages On

PM Says Protests Serve Turkey's Enemies

Snowden in 'Safe Place' as US Prepares to Seek Extradition

Al Qaeda Says Hostages in N'Africa Alive, Open to Talks

El-Rufai and His Accidental Discharge

Egypt: Morsi Calls for Dialogue, Opposition Tells Him to Go

Syria Rebels to Get 'Urgent Support'

Kerry Presses Taliban to Revive Afghan Peace Bid

PSG Finally Settle for Blanc

A Woman of Power

Ubah Changes Anambra’s Political Equation

India Monsoon Floods Kill at Least 560, Thousands Missing

Mandela Stranded by Ambulance Breakdown

Viagra 'Price Drop' As Drug Patent Expires

US Drug Agent Killed in Colombia

Akpabio: We’ll Seek Out-of-Court Settlement on Amaechi’s Suspension

Mass Proetest: Brazil President Announces Peforms

US Charges Snowden with Espionage


Trying to Tuck Tukur in

Friday, June 21, 2013

Hezbollah: FG Files Fresh Charges against Lebanese

Mbadiwe: State Electrol Commissions Should Be Scrapped

Adieu Senator Albert Legogie

Ekweremadu Committee and 6-Year Single Term

Army to Train 3000 Soldiers on Counter-terrorism

'Bayero’s Leadership Checked Extremism in Kano'

Domesticate Child Rights Act; UNICEF Charges Governors

Al’Makura: Why Nasarawa Elites Are against Me

CBN Denies Freezing Religious Bodies’ Bank Accounts

Security: Report Strange Faces to Police, Govt Urges Ekiti People

Base Confirmation on Merit, NCAA Tells Presidency

Akpabio Reshuffles Cabinet, Drops 4 Commissioners

Don't Politicise Current Insecurity Challenge, Anyoku Warns Politicians

Obi Presents N100m to the Army

HIIC Pledge to Support FG’s War against Corruption

Obama Names James Comey to Lead FBI

Masses Rally for Egypt's Islamist President

Flooding Forces 75,000 from West Canada Homes

Lavrov: Syria Peace Conference Could be Berailed

Brazil Holds Crisis Talks over Protests

N’Korea's UN Envoy Urges End to UN Sanctions

Turkish PM Hits Campaign Trail, Slams Protesters

Oil Theft: FG Raises C'ttees in 10 Days

Row Cancels Merkel's Russia Event

Germany-Turkey Diplomatic Row Erupts over EU Bid

Pakistan: Suicide Bomb Attack on Shia Mosque 'Kills 14'

Fresh Mass Protests Rock Brazil

New Record as Haze Chokes Singapore

Jewish Man Killed Near Western Wall

Jonathan: We Are Winning War against Terror

200 Nigerian Girls Trafficked to Russia Monthly

Global Revulsion Greets Massacre of 16 Students in Borno, Yobe

Navy Arrests Vessel With Suspected Toxic Waste

Jonathan: Boko Haram Not behind Zamfara Killings

FG Confirms Grounding of Kenyan Aircraft

MTN African Expansion Plan May Run into Hitch

Group Tackles Presidency, National Assembly over Budget

Shell Shuts in 150,000bpd of Crude Oil

Customs Officers Shoot Pregnant Passenger, Abscond

Rape: Police Summon Poly Rector, Others

Rivers Police Boss Calls Amaechi Dictator

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Fuel Subsidy Fraud: Court Grants Suspects N500m Bail

US to Assist Rivers in Conflict Resolution

Ex-Lagos Deputy Governor, Ojikutu, Denies Fraud Allegation

NIMET Cautions South-west, Cross River against Flooding

Tribunal Invalidates Apapa-Lagos Island’s 2006 Census Figures

Police Handle 600 Fraud Cases in Six Months

Plateau to Set up Joint Vigilante Group

PDP NEC Meeting Stalls Inauguration of Orosanye Housing Estate

Lawmaker: Amendment Can’t Delay Implementation of 2013 Budget

Commission Sets up Committee to Identify Electoral Offenders

NDLEA: North Records Highest Arrest of Drug Suspects

Pakistan, Afghanistan Trade Accusations at UN over Extremist Havens

US Surveillance: Doubts Over FBI, NSA Claims

Zimmerman Trial: All-Women Jury Selected

Mikel Confirms Chelsea Exit

Liberia Sends First Post-war Peacekeepers to Mali

Egypt: US Envoy Under Fire for Criticising Protests

NCS Seizes Contraband Valued at N131.4m

ATM Service: Blessing or Curse?

Taliban Office Row Frustrates Talks

France, Spain Take Action Against Google on Privacy

UN: Palestinian Children Tortured, Used as Shields by Israel

Taliban Offer US Soldier for Guantanamo Inmates

1,000 Feared Dead in Indian Monsoon as Army Mobilizes

Afghans Protest over Taliban Flag

Jonathan: We Are Winning War Against Terror

Myanmar Constitution Likely to Dash Suu Kyi's Presidential Hopes

FBI Uses Surveillance Drones in US

US Cites Russia, China Among Worst in Human Trafficking

Nyako, Others Move for Tukur's Ouster at NEC Meeting Thursday

Jonathan Says FG Still Working to Attain More MDGs

New York Police Nab Suspected Killer of Nigerian Cab Driver

SSS Bursts Baby Factory, Frees 16 Pregnant Girls from Aba Home

Court Strikes out Charges against Amigo Supermarket Owner, Others

As Boko Haram Resorts to Satellite Phones, JTF Outlaws Device in Borno

BUK Cancels Diploma, Certificate Programmes, Graduates 14,591

WHO, UNESCO Report: Borno, Yobe Record Highest Polio Cases

OAU Student Caught Attempting to Flush New Born Baby in Toilet

Groups Task Edo Govt on Child’s Rights Law

Abati’s Mother for Burial in July

Group Blames Police for Death of 50 Villagers in Zamfara

FG Plans to End Amnesty Programme in 2015

Edo Approves 27.5% TSA for Secondary School Teachers

Alleged $620,000 Bribe: Court to Rule on Lawan, Boniface’s Application July 10

Anti-terror War: Jonathan Assures Obama of Protection of Human Rights

Police Declare Ex-Lagos Deputy Governor, Ojikutu, Wanted Over N130m Fraud

Police Beef up Security in Lagos over MEND Threat

Soyinka Warns against Instigating Younger Generation

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Nyako, Others Move for Tukur’s Ouster at NEC Meeting Today

Brazil: New Clashes in Fortaleza Before Game

Italy Court Rejects Bid to Block Berlusconi Fraud Verdict

Kerry Calls Karzai to Defuse Tension

Find that Lost Phone

Nigeria’s Indigenous Online Shopping Portal Debuts

NGO Empowers 20 Underprivileged Persons

Addressing Double Standards in Software Piracy War

The Craze of Dubai Weddings

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Digs in for Trouble Ahead

Deadly Attack on Somalia UN Office

Obama Defends US Intelligence Strategy in Wary Berlin

2013 Flood: NEMA Issues Fresh Alert To States

Security: Yero Approves Vigilance Services in Kaduna

Jonathan: FG Still Working to Attain More MDGs

Obama 'to Call for Nuclear Cuts'

Brazil Sends Force to Quell Protest

Afghanistan Suspends Talks after US-Taliban Move

Brazil President 'Proud' of Protests

Attack Follows News of Afghan Talks

N'Korean Leader Stresses Hitler's Skills

Madrid to Make Ronaldo Highest-earning Footballer

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Yuguda: Kwankwaso's Deception of Jang is a Tragedy for Nigeria

22 Killed in Renewed Boko Haram Attacks in Maiduguri

Tukur Refuses to Resign as PDP NEC Meets Tomorrow

Shekarau: Obasanjo Created EFCC to Persecute Enemies

Jonathan Calls for Global Cooperation against Terrorism

Nigeria Drops Arms Charges against Nine Russians

$620,000 Bribe: Again, Lawan, Boniface Ask Court to Stop Trial

FG Fixes 180 Cut-off Mark for Varsities, 150 for Others

Taliban Signals Readiness for Peace Talks

Mogaji: When Honouring the Dead Inflicts Pain on the Living

Ex-Deputy Senate President, Legogie, Dies at 65

Ex-Pension Director to Remain in Prison

FG: Insecurity Easing in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe

Kano Hisbah Arrests Nine Beggars for Sodomy

Usman: Infrastructure Master Plan Ready in August

AGF, Others Tasked on Prompt Justice Delivery for Victims Domestic Violence

A Gambit that Could Backfire

French Sailor Freed after Pirate Attack

Tanzania: Police Fire Teargas at Protesters Near Blast Site

Mali Signs Deal with Tuareg Separatist Rebels

Israeli General Says Palestinians quietly Aiding US Peace Drive

Putin Torpedoes G8 Efforts to Push Out Assad

Gridlock Unites Lagos and Nairobi Cities

A Get-Well Card for Mandela

MorganCapital Introduces Top 5 Equities League

Terrorism: Jonathan Calls for Global Cooperation

NATO Hands over Security to Afghans

Deadly Bomb Attack Hits Baghdad

'Standing Man' Leads Turkish Protest

Why NASS Arbitration Bill Can't Fly

Rallying Southern Kaduna behind APC

‘Why NASS Arbitration Bill Can’t Fly’

Law and the Power Sector Reform

Obama Sees Iran's Election of Moderate as Hopeful Sign

G8 Leaders to Focus on Tax, Trade

US: Arrest After Fan Killed Dribbling Ball to Brazil

Protests Spread Throughout Brazil

French Footballers to Go on Trial

Manufacturing in Rising from the Doldrums?

First Lady's Rivers Visit Shuts out GRA Residents

Monday, June 17, 2013

Seven Students, 4 Others Killed in Boko Haram Attacks on Damaturu

…How We Snookered Jang by Kwankwaso

PDP Crises: President Asks Tukur, Other NWC Members to Resign

FAAN: Court Awards Maevis N5bn

IFC: Nigeria Needs $4.5bn to Fix Health Sector

Destruction in UNIUYO Shocks NUC Chief

Oronsaye Committee: NLC Warns against Retrenchment

Akume Objects to Forgery Suit

Sambo Decries Neglect of Transport Sector as FCTA Launches New Taxi Scheme

RMAFC: New Revenue Formula Ready December

PHCN Explains Outage at Abuja Airport Earmarks N167m to improve power supply to Kebbi

First Lady’s Rivers Visit Shuts out GRA Residents

$15m Bribe: Court to Hear Delta Application July 10

NEMA Warns Severe Weather Conditions in Lagos

Judiciary Workers to Face Sanctions for Corruption

Nigeria Plans to Train Astronauts for Space Travel

Arms Cache: Confusion over Trial Date for Lebanese

South-east, South-south Professionals Work out Masterplan for Regional Development

HURIWA Urges First Lady to Fight Rape

Anambra Will Witness a Revolution, Says Obi

FG Urges More Private Investors’ Intervention in Tertiary Education

UNESCO Invests $1m in World Library of Science

Assault: Leadership Photojournalist Sues Undertaker for N50m

Snowden: I Can't Get a Fair Trial on NSA Leaks in US

Putin, Obama Face Off over Syria, Rebels Get Saudi Missiles

AU Commission Chief Says Zimbabwe to Sort Out Election Row

Iran: Rouhani Vows Nuclear Transparency

Turkey 'Alarm' over UK Spying Claims

Nigeria, 37 Others Bag UN Award for Meeting MDGs Hunger Target

Ecuador to Continue Assange Asylum

Sambo: Neglect of Transport Sector Retards Growth

Kogi Procures Boats For Flood Emergency Purposes

Airbus Said to Win A380 Order Over $4B From Doric Asset

PDP Lifts Suspension on Wamakka

Man Survives 15th Floor Fall in NZ

China Asks US to Explain Internet surveillance

Three Bombings Kill at Least 12 in Iraq

Before Anenih is Crucified

Czech PM to Resign over Aide Scandal

Turkey Faces Strike over Crackdown

Syria Set to Dominate G8 Summit

World Championships: Nigeria ‘ll Qualify for Relays, Says AFN Chief

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Moghalu: Africa Needs Economic Transformation to Prosper

Presidency Happy with State of Emergence Performance

Inflation Drops Slightly to 9%

How Past, Present Leaders Mismanaged NBA, by Report

Tax Evasion: Tough Times for Multinationals as G8 Meets in Northern Ireland

I Can’t Tell When Suntai Will Return, Says Acting Governor

Jonathan: Governors Duty Bound to Sign Death Warrants

Eminent Nigerians Pay Tributes to Mogaji, Tinubu’s Mother

Jonathan, Mark, Tambuwal, Obaigbena Mourn Mogaji, Tinubu's Mother

Akande, Others Lead 9-man APC Interim Executive

Anyim C’ttee to Push for Wamakko’s Recall

Balat, PDP Chieftain Berates Buhari, el-Rufai over Comments on Southern Kaduna

FG Releases N300m Capacity-building Fund for Nollywood

Security Operatives Impound, Release Arms Cargo Plane in Kano

SSS Probes Alleged Assassination Attempt on Admiral’s Wife

2014 Budget: Some Ministries May Get Zero Allocation

Rustagi: FG, Banks Should Give More Assistance to SMEs

NAC Disburses N7bn Loan to Auto Manufacturers

NDLEA: Statistics of Nigerians in Foreign Prisons Not Accurate

Gang Rape: Two Bag Life Imprisonment in Delta

Fastjet, Red1 Airways Sign MoU to Operate in Nigeria

Confed Cup: Nigeria Begins Quest Against Tahiti Part Timers

Bible-burning Egyptian Cleric Jailed for 11 Years

German Spy Agency Plans to Boost Internet Monitoring

Putin: West's Arming Human Flesh Eating Syrian Rebels

New Turkey Unrest as PM Holds Rally

Mugabe Says Rivals Scared of 'Sure' Defeat

Zuma: Mandela Showing 'Sustained' Improvement

UK, Russia 'Share Aims' on Syria

Ukrainian Cargo Plane Impounded, Released in Kano

Mourinho: 'I Did Not Want Man Utd Job'

Cameron to Meet Putin Ahead of G8

Twenty Killed as Wave of Car Bombings Hits Iraq

Turkey: Istanbul Protesters Defy Police

King: Jordan Ready to Counter Any Threat from Syria

Power Outage Delays Over 70 Flights at Abuja Airport

Egypt Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Syria

Iranians Hail New President, Rouhani

N'Korea Proposes High-level US Talks

‘Fascinating Nigeria’


International Day of The African Child What Children Require of Us

2015 is Knocking on the Door

INEC Condition on Elected EXCOS Puts APC Under Pressure

BATN Foundation: Time to Give Back to the People

Saturday, June 15, 2013

2000 Owo Crisis: Cleric Wants Compensation for Fagboyegun Family

Assassination Attempt: I’m Not Distracted, Says Fayose

Calabar: GE Moves to Construct Manufacturing Plant

Anambra Erosion: W’Bank Boosts FG’s Efforts With $500m

‘No Vehicle Plunged into Lagos Lagoon’

50 Years on The Throne: I’ve Forgiven All Who Offended Me, Says Emir of Kano

FAAC Walkout: Jang, NGF Rebel Chair, Summons Meeting

Tinubu’s Mother, Abibatu Mogaji, Dies at 96

Heating up the Polity Ahead of 2015

Opposition Hopes Fade Ahead of Cross River Council Poll

June 12 Struggle and Abiola’s Death: Still Searching for Answers

Stop That Bloody Flow!

Gunmen Storm Pakistan Hospital

Hassan Rouhani Wins Iran Election

Egyptair Plane Diverted to Scotland After 'Problem'

G8 Summit: Major Police Operation Under Way

Turkey: Protesters Refuse to Leave Park Despite PM's Pledge

W'Bank, FG Votes $500m to Tackle Erosion

Egyptian Army to Deploy Ahead of Protests:

Mandela 'Recovering Very Well', Says Grandson

Afghanistan: UK Troops Move HQ to Camp Bastion

Whistleblower Edward Snowden: Hong Kong Demo

Pakistan Blast Kills Female Students

N'Korea in Fresh Vow to Build Up Nuclear Deterrent

Rouhani Leads in Initial Iran Count

Facebook Reveals Details of US Data Requests

Uduaghan: We’ll Support Sovereign Wealth Fund But...

Man Hands over Boko Haram Son to JTF

Nigerian Society Has Failed, Says Jonathan

FG Mourns Death of NANS Leaders

How Previous Chairmen Derailed NGF, By Dickson

$1.6trn Lost By Developing Countries in 2006

Friday, June 14, 2013

NIMET’s Warning; NEMA Calls for Adequate Preparations

Retired Soldier Allegedly Butchers Wife Over Second Wife

Crisis Looms in Abia Communities Over Alleged Attacks by Herdsmen

APRM: Nnamani Chairs 20-man Nigeria's Second Peer Review C'ttee

Airlines Warned Not to Fly NSA Leaker, Snowden

US Considers No-fly Zone after Syria Crosses Nerve Gas 'Red Line'

Report: 73 Syrian Officers, Families Cross Border

CAN: Buhari Portrays Himself as Nigeria’s Enemy

Adesina: Agric Sector Accounts for 75 Per cent Non-oil Revenue

Insecurity: NSCDC Pioneers Training, Establishment of SWAT Unit

IMF Urges Repeal of 'ill-designed' U.S. Cuts

Jonathan Commends Emir of Kano’s 50 Years Reign

Traders Seek Presidential Aide on Informal Sector

SSS Nabs Man for Cloning Uduaghan’s Facebook Account


June 12, an Unforgettable Injustice

For Borno Youths, It’s Not Too Late for Self Defence

Retooling the Fireman’s Craft

Forty Years Of Solitude

Egypt Brotherhood Backs Syria Jihad, Denounces Shi'ites

Uganda: EU Envoy Apologized for Criticizing Museveni

Norway's First NATO Country to Draft Women into Military

Syria Condemns Chemical Weapon 'Lie'

Obey British Laws, Kuku Advises Niger Delta Students

Syria: US Pledges Military Aid to Rebels as Battles Rage

Airbus A350 Takes Off in Maiden Test Flight

Russia Doubts US Claims of Syria Chemical Arms

Uganda Summons EU Ambassador over Criticism of Museveni

Turkey's PM Meets Park Protesters

US: Syria Used Chemical Weapons

Iran Votes for New President, Khamenei Slams US Doubts

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Cyber Blackout Imminent as Nigeria’s Internet Addresses Run Out

Presidency: Tinubu is Not a Patriot

Presidential C’ttee Holds Talks with 104 Boko Haram Suspects in Lagos

Tukur to Wamakko: You Can Leave PDP If You Want

Nigeria’s Population to Surpass US' Before Middle of the Century

AfDB: Nigeria Needs $350bn to Fix Infrastructure

Federal Govt Orders Closure of Agencies’ Bank Accounts

Lagos, Abuja Ranked Top Four Most Expensive Cities in Africa

Pandemonium as Towed Aircraft Incites Fear of Crash in Lagos

Gunmen Kill Villagers, Security Personnel in Kaduna

Japan Pledges Support to FG's War against Terrorism

Olubolade Warns against Politicising Emergency Rule

Bankole: Contract Awards Followed Due Process, Says Witness

My 50 Years on the Throne Has Been Eventful, Says Bayero

SSS: Detained Lebanese Can’t be Released for Security Reasons

Wike: FG Spends N9bn on Procurement of Books Annually

Court Registrar Indicted for Illegal Release of N460m Judgement Debt

N87.5bn Fraud: Adigwe Denies Irregular Transactions

‘1.3bn Tonnes of Food Wasted Annually’

No Nation Grows on Importation, Says Oshiomhole

State of Emergency: CAS Tasks NAF Personnel on Discipline

Five NANS Officials Killed in Auto Crash

Fashola Urges Support to Combat Climate Change

Ondo Oil-producing Communities Give Chevron Seven-day Ultimatum

Jang, Plateau Hail Jonathan over Appointment of Paradang, Dadu

2015: Orubebe Courts Clark for Renewed Support

One Dead, over 30 Injured in Louisiana Chemical Blast

FBI Director: US Will Hold Snowden Responsible on NSA Leak

White House: Turkey Must Uphold Democratic Freedoms

France Upholds Probe into E'Guinea Leader's Son

Rupert Murdoch Files for Divorce

The Inside Story of Saka’s Porting

SON and the Challenges of Imported Substandard Products

Childhood Diabetes 'May be Animal-Linked'

FBI Director: All Surveillance Complies with US Law

UK Police Killer, Cregan, Jailed for Life

State of Emergency: CAS Tasks NAF Field Commanders, Personnel on Discipline

APGA Crisis: Okwu Declares Three-week Truce

Group Threatens to Drag INEC to Court over APC

Ethiopia Snubs Egypt, Ratifies Nile Treaty

Private Jet 'Parked' at Lagos Filling Station

Fabregas Rules Out Leaving Barcelona

Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai Rejects July 31 Election Date

Turkey: Erdogan in 'Final' Protest Warning

UN: At Least 93,000 Killed in Syria

Turkey 'May Hold Referendum on Park'

Greeks strike over media closure

US Spy Data 'Prevented Attacks'

W’Bank: Nigeria Needs to Build Reserves to Mitigate Oil Price Volatility

President Sets up C'ttee to Resolve PDP Crises

Jonathan: June 12, Unique Date in Nigeria’s History

SWIFT Networks Acquires DoPC, Begins Customers’ Migration

Oronsaye Report: FG to Scrap 220 Parastatals

Fayose Escapes Death by Whiskers

FG Begins Moves to Pay Severance Benefits to PHCN Workers

Jonathan: Nigerians Don’t Have Confidence in Police, but Rates Them High

S’Court to Hear Amaechi, Omehia’s Appeal Oct 3

Bankole Presided over Contract Awards, Says Witness

FG Woos European Investors on 80% Interest in NIPP Plants

NAMA Diverts Wamakko’s Flight

I Use Human Parts for Pepper Soup, Confesses Nabbed Native Doctor

Fatai Rolling Dollar, Odiase Pass on

UniAbuja: Council Sets Two-month Deadline to Resolve Accreditation Crisis

Boko Haram Insurgency Has Increased Cardiac Arrest in Borno

FG Plans Measures against Sub-standard Products

Two Students Feared Killed as UNIUYO is Shut down

Flood: UN Chief Visits Delta June 15

IG Meets CPs, Top Officers to Restrategise on Terrorism

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Protests Trail Ban on Commercial Motorcycles in Edo

Why Jonathan Allocates Funds to Run Generators in Embassies, By Ambassador

Fake Drugs: NAFDAC DG Charges Media

2015: Why We Formed APC, by Oshiomhole

Unearth Boko Haram, Others' Accounts, CBN Tells Banks

US: Prosecutors Call Accused Mob Boss a 'Hands-on Killer'

Turkey Violence: EU Calls for Inquiries

Algeria President Makes First TV Appearance Since Stroke

Egypt Down Plays Military Action in Dam Dispute with Ethiopia

UN: Golan Violence Jeopardises Israel-Syria Ceasefire

Globacom Launches Mobile Newspapers

Sesan: Internet Surveillance Contract Will Spell Doom for Nigeria

Power Struggle in Taraba State

National Anthem Composer, Odiase Dies at 79

US Whistleblower, Snowden, 'Vows to Fight Extradition'

Flood: UN Representative Tasks FG on Disaster Risk Reduction

FG Says Oronsaye’s Report to Increase Effectiveness

Kano: Unknown Assailants Kill Woman 10 Days after Wedding

Kenya: Refinery Workers Protest over Possible Plant Closure

New Glitch Hits Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Uneasy Calm in Turkey Protest Square

Pope Slams Child Exploitation in Domestic Work

Jonathan Says June 12 is Unique in the History of Nigeria

Messi in Spanish 'Tax Fraud' Case

E-cigarettes Face New Restrictions

Mandela 'Responding to Treatment'

Jordan passes Abu Qatada treaty

Mandela Still in 'Serious But Stable' Condition

Japan: World's Oldest Man Ever Dies, Aged 116

US General Says Taliban Talks Needed

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Presidential Flood Committee Threatens to Publish Names of Pledge Defaulters

IOCs Pick Holes in NOSDRA Amendment Bill

Save Nigerian Borders, FG Tells New CGI

Shoddy Prosecution Stalls Trial of Suspected Bomber of UN House

Security Tightens as Mandela Spends Fourth Day in Hospital

Nigeria Emerges Tops in Number of Children Out of School

Borno Youths Form Vigilante Group to Hunt Boko Haram Members

Chevron to Sell 40% Stake in Two Oil Blocks

Epetedo Declaration...NADECO Recounts How Abiola Beat Abacha’s Security

Opposition Parties Apply for Registration as APC

Lagos Subsidises Cost of Cooking Gas Cylinders

Edo Govt Halts Judicial Panel on Slain UNIBEN Student

FG Targets Space Technology for Security, Economic Devt

Agbaso: Imo Govt Decries Detention of Okorocha’s Aide

Ezu River Victims Were Murdered, Says Autopsy

Mark: Terrorism Will Soon Be History in Nigeria

Court Remands Fred Ajudua in Prison

Bankers' Committee Moves to Strengthen Bond Market

Dangote Cement: Leading the Industry

SEC’s Unending Quest to Recapitalise Stock Market Operators

Re: Clarifying Nigeria’s Debt Position – By Okonjo Iweala

DDB Creative Prowess: The Inside Story of Saka’s Porting

Austria Begins Withdrawing Peacekeepers from Golan

Russia: Putin Says Iran’s Nuclear Push Peaceful

South Africans Talk of Mandela's Mortality

Mali Manual Suggests al-Qaida Has Feared Weapon

Turkish Riot Police Fire Tear Gas at Istanbul Protest

UN: Nigeria’s Boko Haram Offensive Pushes 6,000 Refugees into Niger

INEC: Constitution and Electoral Act is Clear on Registration, Mergers of Parties

Riot Police Storm G8 Protest Squat

Europe Alarmed by US Surveillance

Turkish PM Issues Protest Threat

Korea Talks Called Off Over Delegate Names

FG to Adopt National, Labour Migration Policy

Japan Deflation Ebbs, Output up; Bank of Japan Target Still Elusive

UN: Terrorism in W'Africa Real,Calls for Collective Effort

Hong Kong Legal Battle Looms for NSA Contractor

China Launches Manned Space Mission

Heading Football 'Injures Brain'

French Air Traffic Controllers Go on Strike

United Bank for Africa on Rebound

US Spy Leaker 'Missing' in Hong Kong

Turkish Police Storm Protest Square

Nelson Mandela Faces Fourth Day in Hospital

Govt Raises 11-man Panel to Probe Frequent System Collapse

United Bank for Africa in Rebound

Fashola Signs Bill Legalising Cremation in Lagos

Lobby for Extradition of Hezbollah Suspects Worries Federal Govt

Access Bank, UBA Get Positive Recommendations

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment on Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan's Case

FG Saves N118bn from 46,821 Ghost Workers

Police Station Where Officers Don't Wear Shoes

Ex-Borno Gov Makes Case for State of Emergency Victims

Agbaso: I Have Never Evaded Arrest

FG Reconstitutes Tax Appeal Tribunal

Cross River Judiciary Decries Poor Funding

June 12: Ikimi Wants Abiola Granted Posthumous ‘Ex-President’ Title

CJN Urged to Probe Allegations against Justice Ogunbiyi

Delta Rejects Mittal, Global Steel Comeback

Robbers Attack THISDAY Staff, Snatch Car

HoS Warns Civil Servants against Private Practice, Except Farming

Fashola Hails Dosumu as Defender of Human Rights

Court Cautions NJC against Taking Action on Gummi’s Probe

FG Gives Condition to Lift State of Emergency Rule

NEITI Report: Jonathan Orders Recovery of $9.6bn Oil Revenue

Jonathan Tasks Judiciary on Ethical Conducts

Monday, June 10, 2013

Should Students Have a Choice in Law School Postings?

Kakadu’s Vexed Question

TESCOM: Recruitment Exercise Causes Panic among Teachers

Yuguda Accuses Media of Heightening Insecurity

W'Bank: Nigeria to Save $12bn from Low Carbon Emissions

Tension as Bayelsa Community Alleges Imposition of King

Report: US State Department May Have Covered Up Sex, Drug Scandals

Israel Signals Readiness to Limit Settlement Building for Peace

Hong Kong is Unlikely Refuge for US Secrets Leaker

Zimbabwe Top Rights Lawyer's Trial Begins

Sustaining Integrity of Privatisation of 10 NIPP Plants

Esele: Sometimes, I wished I was not a Labour Leader

When It Rains, It Pains

Nigeria’s Unity's Not Negotiable, Says Edwin Clark By Chuks Okocha

Hague Defends Britain’s Prism Role

US to Weigh Arming Syrian Rebels, Official Says

Turkish Protesters Hold Fast Despite Erdogan's Warning

Taliban Beheads Two Boys in Southern Afghanistan

Yuguda Blames Media for Fueling Insecurity

HOS Warns Civil Servants Against Private Practice, Except Farming

Mandela 'Still in Serious Condition'

UK: Six Jailed over Plot to Bomb EDL

Cameron: UK Intelligence Agencies Within Law

Many Dead in Iraq Market Bombings

Mourinho: Call Me the Happy One

With New Constitution, Senate Stirs New Debate

Islamic Sites Patrolled after Fires

US Surveillance Leak Source Revealed

Afghanistan: Gun Battle Shakes Kabul Airport

Everton Chasing Victor Moses with N2.5bn

INEC Warns Politicians against Early Campaigns

Presidency Moves to Kill Senate’s Single-term Limit

Falana Urges FG to Reduce Electricity Tariffs, Decentralise Generation

Onwuliri: One Year After, Dana Airline Yet to Respond

Boko Haram: Stop Arming Youths for Political Thuggery, Northern Govs Told

Hezbollah: Lebanese File Suit, Demand N50bn Damages

You Are Lying, Ogunbiyi Replies Okeke

Residents of Borno Community Relive Ordeal under Boko Haram Regime

Tank Farm Inferno Averted as Fire Razes Lagos Shops

South Africans Pray for Ailing Mandela

NNPC Resumes Pumping of Petroleum Products to Ibadan

Security Fund: Fashola Seeks Support from Senior Lawyers

Wike: Some State Govts are Killing Education

Sunday, June 09, 2013

Suspension of Amaechi, Wamakko: PDP Govs Meet This Week

NDIC Reads Riot Act to Staff on Capacity-building

Court Remands Kogi Lawmaker for Alleged Illegal Possession of Arms

Wada: Fulani Herdsmen, Farmers Clash Major Security Challenge

Med View Airlines Boss Lauds Reforms in Aviation Sector

Jonathan Has Constitutional Powers for Two Terms, Says Fasheun

The Pains of Neglect

ICAN Elects New Officers

'No Nile, No Egypt', Cairo Warns Over Ethiopia Dam

Sudan Edges Back from Oil Showdown with South

US Senator: Support Growing to Close Guantanamo Prison

Tanks in Beirut as Syria Protest Leaves One Dead

Fire Razes 30 Shops in Apapa

Prayers as Mandela Stays in Hospital

Libyan Army Chief Quits after Bloody Benghazi Clashes

UK: Fire at Islamic Boarding School

Tens of Thousands on Streets, Turkish PM Erdogan Defiant

Obama, Xi End 'Constructive' Summit

Kabul Demands British Forces Transfer Prisoners

Hague: Nothing to Fear from GCHQ

Syria Protester Killed in Beirut

Turkey: Football Fans Call for PM to Resign

Officials from Two Koreas Hold Talks

French Open: Nadal Seeks History against Ferrer

UN: Mali Still Precarious, Future Peacekeepers Need Equipment

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Ribadu: Nigeria Won’t Break Up

Taraba: Suntai May Be Flown in Next Week

Concern Mounts over Nelson Mandela's Health

Military Assures Lagos Residents on Adequate Security

Sokoto Teachers Dissociate Selves from Strike

Residents Appeal to Fashola over Collapse of Idimu-Ejigbo Road

Fuel Subsidy: House Lifts Ban on Adekanola

Mile 12-Ikorodu BRT Extension: Over 70 Property Owners Submit Claims to LAMATA

Abubakar Commends Jang Over Return of Peace

Boko Haram Gunmen Kill 13 Persons in Borno

2015: ‘It Won’t Be Business as Usual’

N3.7bn Electricity Projects May Be Abandoned

MASSOB Sit-at-Home Order Records Partial Compliance

Experts Differ On Africa’s ‘New Cities’

Taxi Driver Stabs Wife to Death, Commits Suicide

Oshiomhole: Operator Blames Helicopter Recall on Overzealous Controllers

Opposition Merger Can’t Defeat PDP in Lagos, Says Party Chieftain

Enugu Moves to Check Fraudulent Land Deals

UNIBEN Student’s Death: IGP Orders Full Investigation

Akpabio Not Responsible for Wammako’s Travail, Says Group

Gabon Senator Arrested in Ritual Killing Case

Libya: Eleven Reported Dead in Anti-militia Clashes in Benghazi

Turkey Rules Out Early Polls, Thousands Defy Call to End Protest

Nwuche: The Problems in Rivers’re Internal

The Nigerian Technological Context and the Ayodele Awojobi Legacy

Achebe: A Personal Testimony

Made in Nigeria, Enjoyed Worldwide

State Radio: Bashir Orders Stoppage of S'Sudan Oil

Google Hits Back at Snooping Claims

Turkey: Protesters Turn to Street Dancing

Afghan 'Insider Attacks Kill Troops'

Angry Pakistan Summons US Envoy after Drone Strike Kills Nine

Hungary Floods Prompt Evacuation

Nelson Mandela Back in Hospital

Ohio 'Abductor' Faces 329 Charges

Xi Jinping, Obama Open Summit

Nelson Mandela Back in Bospital

Five Dead in California Gun Rampage

N6 Billion Fraud: Ex-Pensions Director Faces Fresh Trial

FG, States, Set Up 3 C’ttees on Sale of N’Delta Power Plants

Bayelsa Police Killings: Mastermind, 4 Others Arrested

NAMA Recalls Oshiomhole’s Already Airborne Chopper

Dismissed Naval Officer to Serve Life Sentence for Killing Okada Man

Niger Delta Development Improved Under Jonathan, Says Maku

NCC Justifies Number Portability

Task Force Intercepts Explosives-laden Boat

DHQ Flays New York Times Report on State of Emergency

Friday, June 07, 2013

Group Alarmed by Loss of Cyber Privacy

Enugu Concessions Sunrise Flour Mills to Vietnamese Company

Royal Father Supports Delta-Beyond-oil Initiative

Man to Serve 20 Years for Stealing Okada

Tinapa’s Management Spends N6.4m on Diesel Weekly

Ignore MASSOB’s Sit-at-Home Order, Group Tells Ndigbo

In S’Africa, Toilet Talk Turns Political

234 Years Later, NH Slaves Granted Freedom

Obama Backs Surveillance Programmes

Drone Strike Kills Seven in Pakistan

‘They are Not Nigerians!’

Woman Raped in Police Custody Takes Her Pain to the Court

Aviation Sector: ‘Future Reversal Of Current Revolution Would Be Suicidal’


One Year After Dana Air Crash: I Could Have Been One of the Names on the Cenotaph

SGF Rewards Winners of Centenary Competition

Bissau Leader's New Cabinet Retains Military Influence

Pope Francis: I Never Wanted to be Pope

UN Launches Record Appeal to Cover Syria Crisis

Bomb Scare in Kaduna

Zimbabwe Agrees to IMF Monitoring Programme, Says Finance minister

Obama, Xi Jinping Discuss Hacking, Korea

France Bans Far-right Rally after Student Killing

Iraq Bomber Hits Iranian Pilgrims, at Least Nine Dead

Soldiers Nab Man with 56 Bags of Indian Hemp in Jos

US Allows Military Aid to Egypt Despite Rights Concerns

French Open: It’s Serena, Sharapova Dream Final

Prince Philip in Hospital for Operation

US Intelligence Chief Says Surveillance Targets non-US Citizens

Turkey PM Urges End to Protests

The Journey to Nowhere

Northern Govs Forum in Disarray over NGF Crisis

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Military Lays Claim to Killing Boko Haram Kingpin

In Nigeria, ‘Killing People Without Asking Who They Are’

Ekweremadu: Why Jonathan, Others Can’t Benefit from Six-year Tenure

Opposition Coalition Fails to Agree on APC Leadership

DMO: FG Not Crowding out Private Sector from Bond Market

Bi-Courtney Protests FAAN’s Removal of Billboards at MMIA

Court Assumes Jurisdiction over Amaechi, PDP Suit

Over 40 Killed in Renewed Nasarawa Attack

FIRS Realises N1.5trn in First Quarter

Agwai, Ex-CDS Replaces Kontagora as Deputy Chair of SURE-P

Terrorism: Porous Border, Our Weakest Link, Says NIS Boss

NUPENG Gives Shell, Others 14-day Ultimatum

Saraki: Senate to Monitor Measures against Flood

Trailer Kills Six in Lagos

NYSC Sanctions 72 Corps Members in Ondo, Edo, Enugu, Rivers

FG, Turkish Firm Sign MoU for Industrial Parks

I Was Once a Ghetto Boy’

Austria to Quit U.N.'s Golan Force over Syria Violence

Floodwaters Surge into Dresden, Northern Germany

Russia's Putin, Wife Say Marriage Over

Tropical Storm Andrea Bearing Down on Florida Coast

Saving Flight Time with Area Radar Control

Moving from Competitive Strategy to Global Tilt

UK to Pay Mau Mau Abuse Victims £20m Payouts

Syrian Army 'Retakes Golan Crossing'

Turkish PM Stands Firm over Park

Terrorism: Porous Border, Our Weakest Link, says Immigration Boss

Northern Govs' Meeting: Only Five Govs in Kaduna

US Agency 'Collecting Phone Records'

Syrian rebels take Golan crossing

China Blames Management's 'Total Mess' for Slaughterhouse Fire

Chairman of the Northern Governors' Forum, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu

France's Hollande Heads to Japan for 'Abenomics' Lesson

India: Police Say Three Held over US Tourist Gang-rape

N'Korea Proposes Talks with South on Commercial Projects

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

UN Advocates Global Investment in Small-scale Farmers

Emergency Rule: Northern Senators Urge Jonathan Not to Touch States’ Funds

Hezbollah Arms Cache: More Weapons Uncovered in Bunker

Deputy Gov: Okorocha Will Vie for Presidency in 2015

Dialogue Committee: Proscription of Boko Haram, Ansaru Won’t Foreclose Our Work

PDP Suspends Sokoto Governor, Wamakko

New Constitution by Senate

Jonathan’s Criticism: Yakassai Cautions Obasanjo

Suspect: Boko Haram Not behind THISDAY Bombings

Power Ministry: 120m Nigerians Lack Access to Electricity

N4.7bn Fraud: Babalakin, Others Ask Court to Quash Charges

Terrorist Recruitment Specialist Nabbed

‘Women Education Essential to National Development’

Marginal Fields Production: Energia Targets 15,000 bpd by 2015

Envoy Lists Gains of Nigeria-Canadian Ties

Court Halts Bid to Remove Suntai

Fayemi Advocates Moderate Food Consumption in Ekiti

Environmental Degradation: FG to Ban Plastic Bags by January 1

Ram Charan’s Recipe for Leading Businesses through Hard Times

Spectrum: Key Requirement for the Nigerian Mobile Broadband Revolution

EFCC Links Subsidy Scam Probes to Falana, Others’ Petitions

Boko Haram: Buhari Must Apologise to Nigerians, Says Onyema

TECNO Awards Winners of Q1 Digital Contest Phones, Cash

NNPC Pledges Stable Products Supply Despite Repair Work at Warri Refinery

Security Agencies Warn Criminals to Keep off Lagos

Budget 2013: Drama as House Suspends Debate Indefinitely

The Message from Akwa Ibom

Witness: Soldier in WikiLeaks Case Boasted of Hacking Passwords

Michael Jackson's Daughter Taken To Hospital

US Army Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Murdering 16 Afghan Civilians

Berlusconi: Italy Must Stop Taking Orders from EU

US: Building Collapses in Downtown Philadelphia

Terry, Torres Wonder If they Have Future Under Mourinho

Latvia to be 18th Eurozone Member

Obama to Name Susan Rice as National Security Adviser

Woolwich Suspect Video Link Cut

Kano: Fresh Arms, Ammunition Uncovered

Environmental Degradation: FG Bans Plastic Bags January

Jonathan, Gowon for N2.5bn Bayelsa Royal Palace Fund Launch

Everton Name Martinez New Manager

State of Emergency: Terrorist Recruitment Specialist Nabbed

Malian Army Clashes with Tuareg Rebels

Syrian Army Retakes Town of Qusair

Pakistan PM Demands End To US Drone Strikes

Ending the Blame Game

The Newsmaker: Finally, the Denouement

Brazil 2014 Qualifier: Kenya v Nigeria It’s Do or Die for Eagles in Nairobi

Sharif to Take Office for Third Term as Pakistan PM

Turkey Protests Resume after Apology

Syrian Rebels Can Fight in Lebanon

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Living on the Edge of the Tarmac

Lagos, Zamfara, Ebonyi Have Least FG Non-political Appointments

A THISDAY INVESTIGATION: Lagos, Zamfara, Ebonyi Have Least FG Non-political Appointments

Oritsejafor Calls for Buhari’s Arrest over Boko Haram Comments

Spanish Police Nab Six Nigerian Women over Voodoo Prostitution Ring

As Govs Move for Neutral NGF Chair, Amaechi Says I Won’t Step Down

NEW ANALYSIS Posers Raised by Proscription

Jonathan Proscribes Boko Haram, Ansaru, Declares them Terrorist Groups

‘Why NEITI is Auditing Local Governments, Other Agencies’

‘Why Borno Power Project is Delayed’

Perjury: Court Dismisses Suit against Tinubu

Kwankwaso Decries Insufficient Power Supply to Kano

Ex-Head of State Tasks Amnesty C’ttee on Safety of Boko Haram Members

Okonjo-Iweala Warns against Removing Budget Office from Finance Ministry

Supreme Court to Hear Imo Governorship Appeals on Oct 31

200 Investors Express Interest in 10 NIPPs

THISDAY Bombing: Court Admits Crucial Evidence

Ezekwesili: Jonathan Has No Business Awarding Contracts

Civilian Casualties in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa Minimal, Says Ihejirika

Niger Assembly: We Won’t Succumb to Pressure to Impeach Aliyu

Utomi, CNPP Chief, Others Differ on Call for Two-party System

Obama to Republicans: Don't Block My Judges

Batman Shooting: Colorado Judge Accepts Holmes’ Insanity Plea

‘Quakes Damaged Iran's Reactor’

Index Surges as Aig-Imoukhuede Becomes NSE VP

Suicide Bomber Botches Attack in Mali

Consolidated Breweries Expectant Despite Expansion Cost

Of Poverty and 2015

US Tourist Gang-raped in Northern India

Germany on Alert as Floods Go North

UK Soldiers' Afghan Abuse Punished

France 'Confirms Sarin Use in Syria'

Jonathan Approves Proscription of Boko Haram, Ansaru

Lagos State and the Taxation of Owambe

Gunmen Kill Lawmaker in Sokoto

W'Africa Plans Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy

Oscar Pistorius Case Postponed

Egypt: Court Sentences 15 Americans in Absentia in NGO Case, Jails One

Infamous US Mobster's Trial to Start in Boston

UN Points to Syria Chemical Use

Turkey Apologies to Protesters as Strike Starts

Oscar Pistorius to Return to Court

Turkish Union Supports Protesters

Queen Marking Coronation Anniversary

Boko Haram: US Offers $23m Bounty for Shekau, 4 Others

Insurgency: Nestle Predicts Lower Consumer Spending

Dana Crash Anniversary: Jonathan Pledges Safer Skies

Dangote Hits $20bn Mark, Now 25th Richest in the World

FG to Declare Sect Terrorist Organisation

Mid-term Report: FG Challenges Opposition to Public Debate

Security Agents Excavate 'Boxes' from Amigo Supermarket

Second Suspect in London Soldier’s Murder Arraigned

Nigeria, China, Others Rank Among Most Improved Places to Do Business

FG Commissions General Electric to Assemble 200 Rail Locomotives

IG: Report on Slain Policemen to be Made Public Soon

2015: Abiola's Daughter Advocates Better Deal for Women

Six Killed in Fresh Plateau Violence

FG Considers Return of Toll Gates by Third Quarter

Jonathan Backs CJN on Judicial Reforms

FG Blames Vegetation, Rainfall for Frequent Power Outages

Suspects’ Trial in Police Pension Scam Stalled

Monday, June 03, 2013

Edo Vows to Demolish Buildings Used by Kidnappers

RMAFC: States’ Terrain May Determine New Sharing Formula

IATA Predicts Accident Reduction in Africa by 2015

Kano Moves to Deport Foreign Beggars

SERAP Seeks Review of UN Convention on Corruption

EU Condemns Nigeria’s Same-sex Marriage Law

State of Emergency: Nyako Lauds Military’s Conduct, Respect for Rights

UNIPORT Alumni Sue for Jonathan, Amaechi Truce

Stakeholders Reject Unplanned Budgeting Process

HURIWA Flays Delay in Trial of Aluu 4, Osokogu’s Killers

Omidyar: Only Entrepreneurship Can Transform Africa’s Economy

The Call for Authenticity

Iranian Voter Views Suggest Wide Open Race

House GOP Defence Bill Blocks Guantanamo Closing

ICC Judges Delay Confirming Gbagbo Charges

US Court: Fort Hood Accused 'Can Represent Himself'

Turkish Premier Brands Protesters Extremists

Jonathan: My Administrationis Committed to Upholding Rule of Law

Six Killed, Community Sacked as Plateau Boils Again

Thousands Escape Europe Floods

Wikileaks: Bradley Manning Court Martial Opens

Google: Nigeria Yet to Harness Full Benefits of Internet Usage

Jonathan: Air Mishaps Shall Never Be Our Portion Again

Chelsea Officially Announce Mourinho New Manager

Big Brother Africa 2013

Libya to Appeal ICC Ruling to Hand over Gaddafi's Son

Ecuador Seeks Assange Talks with UK

Turkey: Protests Rage in Istanbul's Besiktas

PDP to Sanction Govs for Not Recognising Jang as NGF Chair

Gemade Criticises Return of Budget for Amendment

Lawyers Express Support for New Practice Directions

Task Force Arrests Three Beninese, Ghanaian for Pipeline Vandalism

Buhari: Military Offensive against Boko Haram, Anti-north

FG Kicks off Privatisation Process for 10 NIPPs

Sunday, June 02, 2013

Nigeria's First Six-star Hotel Begins Operation in Abuja

Abuja Minibus Ban Takes Effect Today

Court Adjourns Trial of ex-NIMASA Boss

Says US only became independent 48 years ago

Fuel Subsidy Trial: Ogunbambo Petitions CJN, Alleges Bias

Youths Want Amaechi’s Suspension Rescinded

Nigeria Seeks Japan’s Support for Power, Infrastructure Development

ICAN Honours NDIC Boss, Accountant General, Others

Navy: Fishing Trawlers Now Converted to Tankers for Oil Theft

Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge Opens Amid Toll Controversies

Statutory Allocation: Commissioner Accuses Council Chairmen of Insincerity

Emergency Rule: Residents Call for Restoration of Communication Networks

Thousands March for Rights in Rare Ethiopia Protest

Pakistani President Says Will Not Run Again

Abbas Names Academic as New Palestinian PM

US Congressmen Find Few Boston Attack Clues in Russia

Japan to Give $1bn for Sahel Security, Stabilisation

Syrian Rebels, Hezbollah Clash in Lebanon

Protesters Return to Turkey Streets

Buhari Slams FG over Boko Haram

State of Emergency: Insurgents Dirty Habits Exposed

Presidency: Jonathan Has No Intention of Probing Obasanjo

Egypt: Court Rules Legislature Illegally Elected

Pentagon Chief Tours Ship at Cutting Edge of US Pivot to Asia

French Open Djokovic's Day Ends in Despair

Tension Mounts in Kabba over Appointment of 87-year-old Traditional Ruler

Tsav: President Jonathan Lacks Ideas for Re-election

Cuba: Venezuela's Spat with Colombia Could Hurt Peace Talks

Red Cross 'Alarmed' over Qusair

Turkey Assesses Protest Damage

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Dana Crash: Lagos Unveils Cenotaph for Victims Monday

Kano Arms Cache: SSS Seals Off Abuja Supermarket, Park

Japan Unveils $32bn Devt Package for Africa

Ekweremadu Committee Proposes 2019 Take-off Date

Atiku: Automatic Ticket is Unconstitutional

Anambra 2014: Obi Can’t Install a Successor, Says Okonkwo

Kogi West Canvasses Even Development

Seven Feared Dead, Three Injured in Bauchi Road Crash

‘We Have Provided Sufficient Water Projects in Lagos’

Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill 12 in Benue

Obasanjo: Flood is Threat to Human Existence

To Rescue Advertising Practitioners Council

Another Year of Democracy

Power Sector Privatisation: Legal Cordon Shields Aba Business Units from Sale

Kwankwasiya: Taming Ignorance and Begging in Kano

Three NATO Soldiers, Civilian Killed in Attacks in Afghanistan

Suspected Islamist Militants Attack Niger Prison

Turkey: Protesters Pack Istanbul Square

Rockets from Syria Hit Hezbollah Stronghold

Fellow Nigerians, It Is All Politics!

Police to Question Woolwich Suspect

US Defence Chief Accuses China of Cyber Spying

Japan Pledges $14bn in Aid to Africa over 5 Years

Oklahoma City Tornado: Five Killed In New Storm

Pan African Parliament: Bracing For Legislative Status

Friday, May 31, 2013

Driver's Licence: FRSC Introduces Online Certification

Former Attorney General of Lagos Canvasses Rule of Law

Herdsmen Attacks: Christian Lawyers Condemn FG’s Silence

UNICEF: Expert Decries Nigeria's Position in Global HIV Chart

Appeal Court Voids N25m Compensation to Baba Suwe

Released Suspected Boko Haram Children Spies, Women Handed Over to Governors

FG: We’re Studying Possible Boko Haram-Hezbollah Link

Fayemi Wins As Court Bars PDP on Amaechi

Jonathan May Skip Party’s Primaries in 2015 Race

Another Epistle to President Jonathan

Global Scansystems Begins Fixed Scanning Operation at Seme

Edo Denies Receiving N500m Campaign Donation from Amaechi

Atiku: Security Challenges Threaten Nigeria’s Unity

Nigeria’s Democratic Evolution: Shape of Things to Come

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