This Day News Archive for June 2014

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Ekiti Poll: My Take Away

2015: Niger Delta Youths to Embark on One million-Man March in Support of Jonathan

Ramadan: Amaechi Urges Muslims to Pray for Nigeria

Grounded Chopper Incident: Oshiomhole Threatens to Go to Court If ……

Grounded Chopper Incident: Oshiomhole Threatens to God to Court If ……

Scores Killed as Boko Haram Attacks Chibok Neighbourhood, Torches Five Churches

Accident Claims Two Lives in Benin

Peace: Sultan Directs Muslims on 'Supplication of Obedience" to God

Jonathan Condemns Bauchi Bomb Blast, Southern Kaduna Massacre

13 Fulani Herdsmen Killed in Taraba

I'm Not Fighting Jukuns, Says Umar

Insecurity: Don Advises Against Police, Military Partisanship

APC Accuses Governor Aliyu of Misappropriating Local Government Funds

Islamist Rebels in Somalia kill Three as Ramadan Starts

The Clear Message from Ekiti Voters

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Presidency, Experts Fault Presidential Committee Report on Chibok Abduction

Jonathan Approves New Fiscal Policy on Rice

11 Killed, 28 Injured as Bomb Blast Rocks Hotel in Bauchi

From Sale of 122 Enterprises, FG Rakes in N251.5bn

Senate Inflates Remodelling Projects Debts by N26bn

Ramadan: Jonathan, Atiku, Others Task Muslims on Tolerance, Fairness

NEMA DG Tasks States on Funding to Tackle Insecurity

NIMASA to Review Condition of Service of Seafarers

CSOs Flay Bill Seeking to Regulate Donor Financial Assistance

Independent Marketers Plan to Invest $3bn in Refineries

ASUP Resolves to Continue Strike

Boko Haram: Hausa Community Begins Identification of Members in Imo

Terrorist Attacks: PFN Frets over Difficulty in Getting Permits to Rebuild Destroyed Churches

Tension in Osun over Alleged Bomb Discovery

Maku Advocates Special Fund for Families of Deceased Unionists

Nigeria Backs AU Declaration to End Maternal, Child Deaths in Africa

JTF Warns Vessel Owners over Activities of Oil Thieves

OBJ, Akinjide, Others Urge Nigerians to Emulate Arisekola-Alao

#BringBackOurGirls# Hash-tag Generates 2m Signatures

Why Nigeria is Not Making Progress in Global Innovative Index

Sultan on Ramadan Fast

Gombe Police Warn Residents against Circulation of Fake Currencies

Fake Glo Ambassador Gets Two-year Jail Term

Sokoto Pilgrim Welfare Agency Remits N1.3bn to NAHCON for 2014 Hajj

Gombe SEMA Decry Weekly Influx of 500 Displaced Persons

Jonathan to Attend 6th Okilo Memorial Service

Kogi Earmarks Three LGs for Agric Transformation Agenda

NIA Captures over 2.5m Motor Insurance Certificates on NIID

Ohakim: Nigeria Can Save $200m with Repair of Abandoned APCs

US Names Nigerian Among 10 2014 TIP Report Heroes

Boko Haram: Ijaw Council Accuses Northern Leaders of Complicity

Cleric Tasks Christians on Falsehood

Uduaghan, Oshiomhole Storm Sapele for Amuka Burial

CONFERENCE ROUNDUP: A Week of Fundamental Recommendations

Gay Marriage, From the Horse’s Mouth


Ijaw Council Accuses Northern Leaders of Brain Behind Boko Haram

Ramadan: Tambuwal Urges Muslim to Pray for Nigeria

Ramadan: Jonathan Tasks Muslims on Tolerance, Fairness

11 killed, 28 Injured As Bomb Blast Rocks Hotel In Bauchi

Insecurity: Aliyu Advocates Proper Deployment of Technology Innovations

Friday, June 27, 2014

2015: Polls Show Political Aspirants, Parties, Traditional Media as Factors Influencing Voters

Jonathan: Nothing is More Important than Bringing Chibok Girls Home

FRA Williams' Will: Fifth Columnists Profiting, Says Ladi

Marketing Board: S'Court Strikes out Northern States' N7.3bn Suit

Enugu Police Move 21 Boko Haram Suspects to Abuja

Military Bars Aircraft from Lifting 278 Borno Pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Insider Abuse, Lack of Ethics Causes of Bank Fraud, says AIG Argungu

NDLEA Arrests 236 Drug Suspects in Anambra

Group Asks for Release or Prosecution of 486 Northerners Arrested in Abia

Charley Boy Bars Political Speeches at Father’s Burial

UK, UPP Condemn Abuja Blast as UN Chief Urges Proactive Measures

Lebanese, 4 Others Killed in Bauchi-Gombe Auto Crash

Lawmaker Advocates Resettlement for Boko Haram Victims

Ladi Williams: My Regret is that Our Father Didn’t Put His House Properly in Order Before He Passed on

Military Bars Airlines from Lifting Passengers at Maiduguri Airport

Murder: Police Constable to Die by Hanging

Police Discover Explosives in Kano Mosque

SC Strikes Out Northern States' Suit for N7.3bn Refund

Defection: Court Orders PDP to Publish Summons against Governors

Jonathan Describes Security Challenges as One of Darkest Phases in Nation's History

Enugu Police Transfer 21 Boko Haram Suspects to Abuja

UK Condemns Abuja Bomb Blast

Jonathan Visits Abuja Bomb Site

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Court to Decide Legality of PDP Zoning on July 24

Misconduct: Tinubu's Wife Faces Senate's Sanction

In a Class of His Own

Olaosebikan Relaxes Watching People Dance

In a Reversal, APC to Challenge Ekiti Election Result in Court

Court Upholds Defection of 22 Kwara Lawmakers from PDP to APC as Legal, Constitutional

House Calls for Suspension of CBN Policy on BDCs

EMAB Plaza Bombing: ‘Bomber Acted Like a Drunk Person’

Apapa Blast: Forensic Experts Yet to Rule out Bomb Explosion

FG: Why We Withdrew Charges against Mohammed Abacha

Delegates Recommend State Police, Reject Creation of Homeland Security

Kaduna Attacks: Over 15,000 People Displaced

FG Not Doing Enough to Curb Insurgency, Says NBA

NECO Shifts Timetable for Entrance Exams into Unity Schools

S’East APC, Kawu Flay Okorocha on Registration of Northerners

Aregbesola, Ministers, NGE Commiserate with

Bomb Scare at the University of Jos

FG Will Complete Projects on Time, Says Okowa

Participants Adopt True Federalism with States as Federating Units

Two Nigerians Cooling Heels behind Bars

Keshi Bemoan Distraction

Rebuilding the Confluence City

Akpobolokemi, Okpo, Others to Deliver South South lnt'l Magazine 8th Annual Lecture

Abuja Emab Plaza Bombing Death Toll Hits 22

Bomb Scare at UniJos, Student with Garri in Nylon Bag Mistaken as Bomber

DO You Eat Corn?

AU Leaders Condemn Terrorism, Insurgency on the Continent

Sambo Visits Bomb Blast Scene, Says Terror Cannot Thrive in Nigeria

Terrorism: House to Review State of Preparedness by Security Agencies

Bishop Berates Confab on Taxation of Churches

Court Restrains Adamawa Assembly from Impeachment Moves against Nyako

Stay Away from S’East, Anglican Bishop Tells Boko Haram

Abia Police Uncovers Training Ground for Kidnappers

We’re Always Open to Reconciliation

Bank CSO, Two Others Arrested over Bullion Van Bank Robbery

Bank CSO, Two Others Arrested over Bullion Bank Robbery

Akande Faults Ekiti Election

US Condemns Abuja Emab Plaza Bomb Blast

Gay Advocates Rejoice as Presbyterian Church is Torn Apart

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Crumbling World of a Gay

Global Infrastructure Partners Seek $2.5bn Debt Fund

Terror Attack: 21 Dead in Abuja, 16 Soldiers Killed in Borno Checkpoint

USA Delivers Military Equipment to Nigeria

Nigeria, First African Country to Qualify for World Cup Second Round

Mark: How I Jailed Kuta Several Times as Military Governor

NEITI’s Report Reveals Irregular Conversion of Special Funds by FG

Jonathan Cuts Short Equatorial Guinea Trip, Returns over Abuja Blast

Conference in Closed-sessions over National Security

Court Urges House to Exercise Restraint in Petroleum Minister’s Probe

NSA Apologises to Tambuwal

PSC to Rectify Imbalance in Police Promotions

Doctor’s Son Allegedly Blinds Teenage House-help

Kano, Kaduna Bomb Blasts: PDP Fingers Anti-government Forces

Suit Challenging Appointment of Lagos Oba’s Installation for Trial

I Have Laid Solid Foundation for Anambra, Says Obiano

IBB in Ibadan, Condoles Arisekola-Alao’s Family

Terrorism: AU Considers Sub-regional Forces to Check Insurgency

Kutigi Bars Journalists from Coverage of Debate on National Security

NEMA DG Tasks State Govts on Funding, Capacity-building for Emergency Agencies

123 Killed in Fresh Attacks in Kaduna

Adedoja: Oyo Will Return to PDP in 2015

And the Winner is…Fayemi!

Four Killed as Explosion Rocks Tank Farm in Lagos

Four Killed as Explosion Rocks Tank Farm

Borno: Boko Haram Kills 16 Soldiers at Bulabulin Checkpoint

Terrorism: US to Donates Non-Lethal Military Equipment to Nigeria

EMAB Bombing: FCT Minister Condemns Wuse Blast as Savagery Act

NEMA: Bomb Victims Rushed to Five Hospitals

Terrorism on the Path of Extinction, Says Ethiopian PM

Argentina Beats Nigeria 3-2

Kaduna: Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill 123 in Fresh Attacks

21 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested in Enugu

FEC Approves N14bn for Kurudu Development, Commends Jonathan on Ekiti poll

Kano, Kaduna Bomb Blasts: PDP Fingers Anti-Government Forces

Jonathan Leaves for AU Summit in Malabo

AU Considers Sub-Regional Forces to Check Insurgency

Bomb Hits Mubi Again, kills one

Another Bomb Blast Rocks Abuja

Tambuwal Advocates for Special Counter-Terrorism Unit, Center

Yet Another Shipping Line!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

New Capital Base: BDCs Seek Deadline Extension

Shehu Sani: Ekiti Poll was Not Free and Fair

Borno Govt: We Have No Facts on Abduction of Women and Children

Military Armament: Falana Wants N’Assembly to Audit Defence Budget

Bomb Blast Victim: I Only Noticed That My Two Legs Were Shattered

Gabon Bound Airplane Disappears in Camerounian Airspace

Jonathan: Centenary City Catalyst for Nigeria’s Progress, Aspirations

Amaechi’s NGF, Babalola, Akinjide Congratulate Fayose

Fayose: APC Has Depleted Ekiti Treasury

Transparency International Deplores FG’s New Stance on Mohammed Abacha

Efik Ethnic Group Serves Notice to Become a Sovereign State

Frank Mba Made Assistant Commissioner of Police

Tambuwal’s Car Search: House to Condemn, Caution Soldiers Today

Yobe Employs 52 Nurses, Midwives

National Assembly Suspends Plenary for Kuta

Court Restrains PENGASSAN from Holding Delegates’ Conference

Wike Urges Schools to Liaise with Security Agencies

Robbers Kill Five Policemen, Eight Others in Delta

Uchendu Raises the Alarm over Threat on Amaechi’s Life

Delegate Wants Nigeria Renamed ‘Naijiria’

Members Seek Prisoners Swap for 16,300 Nigerians in Foreign Jails

‘Expunge Land Use Act from Constitution’

The Conquering of Ekiti

Unveiling the Enforcers

Bauchi Meat Company Woos Investors

Court Says SON Must Explain Rationale for New Cement Grade

House Adjourns Plenary to Mourn Kuta

How Activities of Boko Haram Scare Farmers, by FG

Robbers Kill 5 Policemen, 8 Civilians in Delta

Boko Haram Kills 38 in Kaduna

Jonathan to Speak with Eagles ahead of Argentina Clash

Monday, June 23, 2014

With 56m People in 1970, Nigeria Had a Military Strength of 250,000 and the Arsenal; In 2014, with 170m People, the Country has 100,000 Troops and a Depleted Armoury. How Do We Expect to Defeat Boko Haram?

Explosion Rocks Kano, Kills Eight

CBN Raises BDCs’ Minimum Capital Requirement to N35m

India to Establish Hospitals across Nigeria

Soldiers Kill Three in Night Club in Jos

Soldiers Subject Tambuwal’s Vehicle to Search

Fayemi, Fayose Meet to Set up Transition Committee

Cecilia Ibru Accuses FG of Violating Plea Bargain Agreement

Jonathan: Terrorists Masquerading as Herdsmen are Threat to National Security

Court Dismisses Assembly's Application to Serve Nyako Impeachment Notice Through the Media

Sultan Admonishes Emir of Kano to Be Fair and Just

UN: Boko Haram Insurgency Has Displaced 650,000 Nigerians

Herbalist: How I Buried Mother and Child Alive

Kogi Community Completes 40-year-old Water Project

Special Courts to Try Corruption Cases, Electoral Offences

Delegate Decries High Rate of Divorce by Hausas

Nigeria's Vast Oil Resources Can be Used to Diversify the Economy

The President Cannot Sack Governors

Rivers State, NJC: Time to End the Feud

LASU and the Angry Poor

60 Women Feared Abducted in Borno

Adamawa Impeachment Saga: Court Dismisses Application by Law Makers

Jang Congratulates Fayose

Soldiers Hold Tambuwal Hostage, Insist on Searching Speaker’s Car

Breaking News ... Scores Feared Dead as Boko Haram Attacks Kano School

Sultan Advises Emir of Kano to be Fair, Just to His Subjects

Sunday, June 22, 2014

CBN to Review BDCs’ Licensing Guidelines This Week

Danagogo Aims to Take Nigeria’s Sports to the Next Level

Time to Clampdown on BDCs

Dangote Dismisses Fear of Job Losses on Account of Cement Standardisation

NCC May Sanction MTN for Telecoms Violations

Obiano Backs SON on Cement Standardisation

Guided liquidation: Nitel Creditors to Lose N400bn

NSE Delists Daar, Starcomms, JIB, 17 Others

Oando’s Shares Gain 52% on ConocoPhillips’ Acquisition

Broker Calls for Retail Investors Patronage of the Capital Market

Nigeria Potential Outweighs Risk of Civil Unrest, Says Heineken

Increase Focus on Retail Customers, Alade Tells Banks

Stakeholders Harps on Sustainable Practices in Oil Sector

Skye Bank Institutes Financial Literacy Programme for Schools

FG Shifts Auto Policy Implementation Date to January, 2015

NPA Begins ISPS Code Implementation at the Ports

Stunned APC Moves to Save Osun

Fayose Thanks Ekiti People, Fayemi Concedes Defeat

CBN to Review BDCs’ Licensing Guidelines This Week

Oba of Benin Elated over Return of Two Bronze Works

Polio Virus Discovered in Kano

PENGASSAN Upbraids FG for Refusal to Reconstitute Board of PPPRA

Boko Haram Suspects: Abia Tackles Jigawa Lawmakers, ACF

Ide Eguabor Loses Wife

Lagos Issues Final Ultimatum to Commercial Bus Operators

El-Rufai: State Pardon to Convicted Public Office Holders Encourages Corruption

Power Supply Gets Boost with Inauguration of Transmission Substation

Mark, Ekweremadu, Saraki, Ihedioha Others Hail Fayose’s Victory

Jonathan Predicts Good Times for Nigeria

Arisekola: Again, Ajimobi Weeps as Sambo, Sultan, Tukur, Others Pay Condolences

LFTZ: Lagos Presents Certificate of Occupancy to Host Communities

Stock Market Volatility Persists

Holy War in Kachia

PDP's NWC Celebrates Ekiti Victory with Jonathan

Turkey Offers to Assist Boko Haram Victims

Fayose's Overwhelming Victory Signals Rejection of APC in South West, Says Wole Oke

Fayose: Victory For Ekiti People

Ekiti: Ihedioha Hails PDP, Fayose

Omisore Congratulates Fayose

Still Missing From Chibok, But Not Forgotten…

In State Broadcast, Fayemi Stands by the Will of the People

Ekiti Gov Poll: Jonathan Congratulates Fayose

Fayemi Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Fayose

PDP's Fayose Wins in Ekiti, Altering 2015 Calculations

Nigeria Inches Nearer Round of 16 as Bosnia Bows out of Brazil

EU Approves $512m to Mitigate Northern Crisis, Boost Power Supply

FAAN Intensifies Security Check at Airports

FG Pledges Commitment on Reducing Organic Pollutants

Wamakko: North Suffering Due to Neglect of Agriculture

NEXIM Bank Disburses N92.5bn to Exporters, Generates 60,000 Jobs

Kano Govt to Secure Release of Indigenes Detained in Abia

Jonathan: FG to Address Challenges Facing All Sectors of Education

‘#BringBackOurGirls# Hash-tag Generated 2m Signatures’

National Crisis: CBCN Calls for National Prayer

Cult Clash Claims Three in Ogun

PPMC, Abia Govt, Others Push for Pipeline Integrity

Supervision of Projects Will Guarantee Quality, Says Council Boss

CITAD Create Platforms for Peace Promotion in North-east

Cambridge Engages Lagos Assembly on Building a Virile Legislature

CCNN Donates 2,600 Bags of Cement to Host Communities

Bauchi Teachers Vow to Shut Schools over Compulsory Retirement of Union Leader

Makanjuola: FG Alone Cannot Provide Quality Education for Nigerians

Itsekiri Women Write EFCC, Accuse Kinsmen of Alleged Fraud

Normalcy Returns to Ogun/Oshun River Authority

NCC Moves to Establish ICT Centre of Excellence for Movie Industry

Politics and the Spreading Terrorist Flame

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Delegates Make Recommendations on Economy, Energy, Corruption

The Adamawa Impeachment Saga

Mohammed: Abuja Remains a Safe and Secure City

Sad Tale from Niger Delta

Nigeria 1 : 0 Bosnia and Herzegovina - 2014 FIFA World Cup

Borno: Scores killed in Another Boko Haram Attack

Jang Dismisses Allegation of Financial Misappropriation

Daramola, Fayemi's Campaign DG, Escapes Arrest, Family Members Allege Maltreatment

Friday, June 20, 2014

‘No Death Was Recorded in Gwarimpa Demolition Exercise’

It’s Decision Day in Ekiti

Ibadan Stands Still As Arisekola is Buried

Finally, Shell Offers $51m Compensation to Bodo Community for Oil Spills

So My Own Alhaji is Gone!

Terrorism: Northern Leaders Should Assist the Military, Says Ihejirika

‘No Death Was Recorded in Gwarimpa Demolition Exercise’

EFCC Closes Case Against Ikuforiji

Terror Kingpin Killed in Plateau Shoot Out

Igbo Deportees’ Suit: Court Adjourns Hearing to October 15

Building Collapse: SON to Forward Bill to N’Assembly

Imoke to FG: Use IPPIS Platform to Curb Revenue Leakages

Businessman Constructs 10 km Rural Roads in Cross River

Peterside Knocks FG over Amaechi's Arrest

Group Celebrates the African Child Day

Kwankwaso Approves N600m for Road Projects

Raise/Sound the Alarm

My Faith Kept Me Going Till I Had My Baby

‘I’m So Thrilled, DStv is Taking Me to Brazil’

NLC Condemns Barring of Oshiomole, Others from Ekiti

Chibok Schoolgirls: Fact-finding Committee Submits Report

Abacha's Acquittal Politically Motivated, Says CNPP

Tambuwal: Arisekola-Alao Built Religious Harmony

Soldiers Stop Oshiomhole, Amaechi from Venturing into Ekiti

Straight outta Hackney

FCTA Bulldozer Kills Three-year-old, Mother Commits Suicide

FG Freezes Adamawa Bank Accounts as Lawmakers Flee Yola

Mark, Fayemi, Belgore, Others Extol Arisekola-Alao’s Virtues

N10bn Jet Charter: Court Stops House from Going Ahead with Alison-Madueke’s Probe

Jonathan to Set Up C’ttee on Abacha Loot as Liechtenstein Returns $227m June 25

486 Travelers: FG Cautions against Uninformed Comments

Japan Earmarks $855,000 Emergency Grant for Chibok Community

Arrest of 486 Boko Haram Suspects Raises Dust at National Conference

NBA Wants FG to Dialogue with Boko Haram Insurgents

UNICEF Steps up Lifesaving Interventions, Supplies in North-east

ICPC Tasks Niger Delta Ministry on War against Graft

Terrorism: Wali Urges OIC to Address Global ‘Islamophobia’

HOS Directs Verification of Personnel Records across the Country

LUTH Management Slashes Cost of Services by 50%

Rapists, Pension Fund Thieves to Get Life Jail

Don Laments Delay in Chibok Girls, Boko Haram Swap

14 Medical Students Die in Auto Accident in Kogi

Conference C’ttee Proposes 50 Years Imprisonment for Corrupt Judges

NHIS: Health Insurance to Go Mobile Soon

More States Likely to Benefit from Global Sanitation Fund Programme, Says Official

Insurgency: NAAT Lauds Defence Ministry on Community Awareness Project

Oputa Was a Legend Larger Than Life, Says CJN

Quit Making Chibok Girls Pawns of Political Game, Ezekwesili Charges Again

Jonathan Appoints Bode George’s Wife as NDLEA DG

FCT Minister Inaugurates Urban and Regional Planning Tribunal

NSA Raises the Alarm on Rising Cases of Cybercrime

Chibok Girls Protest: Police Withdraw Case against Journalist

BA to Acquire 72 Aircraft to Boost Flight Operations in Nigeria, Others

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Minister Calls on Private Sector to Invest in Infrastructure in Aviation Industry

SON to Begin Integrity Test on Buildings in Onitsha

Contractors Give ExxonMobil 14 Days to Address Alleged Discriminatory Contract Awards

Paul Adefarasin: Creating a Culture of Innovation

‘We Are Showing Nigeria in a Positive Light’

For Olorunoje, Watching the News Feels Good

The South West vs the Core North

Tinubu, Oyegun, APC Leaders Condemn Arrest of Amaechi, others at Akure Airport, as Soldiers Deny Allegation

ALGON Threatens to Sue FG for Harassing Governor Amaechi

Governor Nyako Accuses FG of Freezing Adamawa Bank Accounts

Ekiti: Nigeria Sliding Into Police State, Says Atiku

US Sends 30 Observers to Ekiti Elections

Adamawa Lawmakers Flee State for Fear of Attack

486 Boko Haram Suspects: Ohanaeze Youths Carpet Arewa Consultative Forum for Insensitivity

N10bn Aircraft Charter: Court Stops House from Probing Petroleum Minister, NNPC

Again, FG Grounds Oshiomhole's Plane

Collapsed Flyover Bridge Kills 3 in Delta

NSA Raises Alarm Rising Cases of Over Cybercrime in Nigeria

Nda-Isaiah Urges New APC Leadership to Be Neutral

Minister: FG will Complete Remodelling of Airports

Shareholders Lament N53.52bn Banks’ Levy to AMCON

Breaking the Shackles of Sickle Cell Anaemia

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Protests as Adamawa Assembly Serves Nyako, Deputy with Impeachment Notice

Jonathan, Atiku, Ajimobi, Others Mourn Arisekola-Alao’s Passing

Finally, Oando Gets Ministerial Consent for $1.65bn ConocoPhillips Acquisition

Boko Haram Plans to Plant Explosives in Petrol Tankers, FG Warns

Man Sets Wife Ablaze for Giving Birth to Female Children Only

ACF, JNI Condemn Crackdown against Northern Muslims

Scores Dead from Pipeline Explosion at Takwa Bay in Lagos

Customs Arrests Man with Vehicle Loaded with Military Uniforms, Boots

Defend Yourselves, Group Urges Southern Taraba People

Gaidam Describes Attack on Viewing Centre as Heinous, Barbaric

Liechtenstein to Return Abacha’s Loot

Badeh: Military Not Contemplating Coup

Chime Begins Annual Vacation, Jets off to US

Okonjo-Iweala: FG to Restore Livelihood to Adamawa, Borno and Yobe

Omisore Escapes Alleged Assassination Attempt

Kwankwaso Faults Protests against New Emir

Delegates Advocate Life Imprisonment for Fake Drug Peddlers

Participants Want Action to Check Invasion by Cameroun

Forum against Establishment of Surgeon General's Office


FIFA Sad by Attack on Fans in Nigeria

British Airways’ perspective on Africa

Arisekola-Alao a Great Entrepreneur, Says Jonathan

Liechtenstein to Return Abacha’s Looted Fund

Teacher Gets 14 Years Jail for Raping 9-year Old Pupil

Jonathan Appoints New PTDF Executive Secretary

OAU Shut Down

Investment Overshot by 100 Per cent, Says FG

UK Court to Deliver Preliminary Judgment on Suit by 15,000 Nigerians Against Shell

?N446.3 Billion: FG Withdraws Charges against Abacha

BREAKING NEWS.... Ibadan Businessman, Arisekola-Alao is Dead

OAU Students Protest over Increase in Tuition Fees

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

FG Unfolds National Emergency Relief Programme for North-east, Others

Terror Kingpin Nabbed Among 486 Suspects Arrested in Abia

Access Bank Bolsters Growth with $400m Eurobond Issue

Banks Agree to Interest Rates Cut

Prostitute Stabs Soldier to Death in Bayelsa

Fire Guts NNPC Atlas Cove Pipelines in Lagos

Lagos Chief Judge Frees 75 Inmates from Kirikiri Prison

MOSOP: Ogonis Are Dying of Benzene Contamination

Drama as Clark Disowns South-south Demand for 100% Resource Control

Keyamo, 22 Other Lawyers Invited for SAN Interview

Police Charge Ekiti Commissioner, 11 Others for Terrorism

N10bn Jets Probe: Alison-Madueke, NNPC, PPMC to Defy PAC Summons

FG Ready to Implement Basic Registration Policy

FG: Nigeria Records 22,347 Accumulated Cholera Cases, 288 Deaths in 2014

Governor’s Power to Appoint Chief Judge is Sacrosanct, Says Enugu CJ

Nyako’s Commissioners Accuse Lawmakers of Not Paying for 128 Shops Allocated to Them

Medical Consultants Threaten to Join NMA’s Strike

Ogun Completes Two New Bridges

One Dead, Others Injured as Boat Capsizes in Lagos

Fire Guts NNPC’s Atlas Cove Pipelines in Lagos

Nigeria-Germany Diplomatic Engagement Getting Stronger, Says Shehu

Chibok Schoolgirls: Brown, Shettima, Geidam Meet Jonathan

Vigilantes Kill Eight Militants Near Chibok

23 Lawyers Invited for SAN Interviewk

Niger House of Assembly Suspends Minority Leader

Woman Stabs Soldier to Death in Bayelsa

Demolition: 200 Methodist Priests Threaten Showdown against Enugu Govt

N10bn Jets Probe: Deizani, NNPC,PPMC Defy PAC Summons Officially

ICAN Tasks Security Agencies to Stop Boko Haram in South West, Others

NUPENG Suspends Planned Strike for Negotiations

A Book of Substance

Okocha, Star Ambassador, Joins Giggs, Barnes To Analyse Matches

Monday, June 16, 2014

F1 Legend, Schumacher 'Out of Coma'

Boko Haram Challenges Army, Threatens Second Chibok Attack

Nigeria in Lacklustre World Cup Start

E-commerce Gets Boost as PayPal Expands Payment Services to Nigeria

40,000 Reasons Why Sri Lanka is No Model for Nigeria

Pilfering of Luggage Resurfaces at Lagos Airport

Imo Bombing Attempt: Govt Launches ‘Operation Know Your Neighbour’

UNICEF: Boko Haram Has Dragged Back the North-east

Govt: Allegations unfounded State NBA divided over high court law

Police Arraign Three Commissioners before Adamawa Assembly

Gunmen Abduct Commissioner’s Mother in Bayelsa

2015 Elections: How Weak Systemic Checks May Escalate Corruption

Committee Report Faults Amnesty Programmes

Tukur Appointed Ambassador-at-Large

NPC Solicits Jonathan’s Support for 2016 Census

Court Halts Bid to Stop Fayose from Contesting Saturday’s Poll

Wukari Mayhem: Death Toll Rises to 44

Sokoto, Benue, Niger, Others on High Flood Alert, Says Agency

FG: Abducted Lebanese Released in Jos

Budgetary Allocation to Judiciary Responsible for Delay in Administration of Justice

CJN Assures Honest, Hard Working Judges on Their Jobs

FG Sets up Trauma Committee to Manage Terror Attacks

Privileges Committee Cautions SAN over Misconduct

Chibok Abduction: Again, Okupe Attacks Ezekwesili

Iran Offers to Boost Nigeria’s Electricity Supply

ICPC Cautions Tertiary Institutions against Extortion of Students

Three Feared Killed in Ilorin Fracas

Jang’s Aide Drags Plateau Assembly to Court over Investigation

Lagos: Chibok Abduction Created Trauma in Other States

Our Time is Running Out, Kutigi Tells Delegates

NPDC and Enhanced Local Participation in Oil Output

Odumodu: African Standards Organisation Will Enhance Trade, Industrialisation in Africa

Army Nabs 486 Suspected Insurgents in Abia

Court Halts Bid to stop Fayose from Contesting Saturday's Poll

Ekiti Poll: We've Lost Confidence in Police, INEC, Says PDP

Boko Haram Has Worsened Northeast Backwardness in Education, Says UNICEF

‘Expect Us Again Soon’ …. Boko Haram Writes Chibok

Gunmen Kidnap 78Years Old Mother of Commissioner in Bayelsa

Gunmen Kill 15 in Borno Market

Imo Bombing Attempt: Okorocha Launches ‘Operation Know Your Neighbour’

Bamanga Tukur Appointed Ambassador at Large

Obiano: South-east a No-go-area For Terrorists

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Chibok Girls: Obasanjo has Access to Jonathan, Says FG

2015: Sule Lamido Set to Challenge President for PDP Ticket

APC: We Won’t Back Down Until Nigeria is Rescued from Cabal

US Lawmakers Urge FG to Set up Special Fund for Boko Haram Victims

25 Feared Killed in Fresh Clash in Wukari

Six Suspects Arrested While Planting Bomb in Imo Church

Rescue on the Way for Chibok Girls, Says Obanikoro

Olotu: NJC Instigated EFCC to Humiliate Me

Gas City Project: Fresh Threats Loom over Ijaw-Itsekiri Reconciliation Process

Independence Day Bombing: Ex-militants Appeal to FG to Free Okah, Ebiware

Obasanjo, Kashamu Exchange Diatribe in Libel Suit

Six Die, Eight Injur in Osun Road Accident

Police Hunt for Briton Believed to Have Been Abducted

Akunyili for Burial on August 28

Excitement as Ihedioha Moves to Complete Owerri-Elele Road

Group Urges Sanusi to Unite Kano People, Sustain Bayero's Legacies

Police Kill Six Suspected Kidnappers in Gun Duel

Islamic Scholar Wants Delegates to Focus More on Peace

Delegates Urged to Set Up Asset Verification Commission

2015: Ikorodu Monarchs, Elders Canvass Guber Candidacy

PDP: Jalo Denies Bickering with Metuh


Abia Power Project: BPE DG and the Rest of Us

NJC Instigated EFCC to Humiliate Me, Says Retired Justice Olotu

ICPC Cautions Tertiary Institutions Against Students’ Extortion

Six Boko Haram Members Arrested in Imo Planting Bombs in Winners Chapel Church

Boko Haram's Activities Are War Crimes, Says Rights Council

Six Die, Eight Injured in Osun Motor Crash

World Cup: Tambuwal Gingers Eagles to Beat Iran

Shettima: Why I Stayed Away from APC Convention

Chibok Abduction: Obasanjo’s Comments Dampen Parents’ Hopes

How Oyegun Became APC National Chairman

FG Approves Q3 Import Allocation for PMS

As Biafra Zionists Attempt to Open Another Front of Insurrection

Ekiti: Our Land of Hope

Edo Assembly: In the Throes Crisis

Yuguda: Nigeria Not Dependent on Foreign Aid

Expedite Remediation Actions from NEITI Audit Reports, FG Told

Passengers Condemn Arik over Cancelled Flight

Insurgency: Dankwambo Orders Headcount of Households

Terrorism: FG to Adopt National Cyber-Security Policy and Strategy

MOSOP Asks Nigeria, US to Negotiate with Boko Haram

Chibok: Two Months in Captivity Soul-wrecking, Says Bishop

At World Health Assembly, Nigeria Confronts Challenges of Healthcare Financing, MDGs

Fashola Accepts Resignation of Special Adviser CBD, Approves Replacement

ICMR: Unclaimed Dividends Hit N50.94bn in 2013

Appointment of MD Paralyses Activities in Ogun/Oshun River Basin

Jonathan to Attend Dakar Summit on Financing Infrastructure Development in Africa

Afrinvest MD Drives Re-launch of Rhodes Scholarship in Nigeria

Boko Haram: Institute Matriculates Students Amidst Fear

Akpabio Signs Amended Portion of Ex-Govs’ Pension Law

NHIS to Launch N49bn Health Insurance for Pupils

Expose Corrupt Politicians Before 2015, Akintola Tasks Journalists

Adult, Non-formal Education Gets New Approach in Edo

Lame: FG, PDP is Abdicating Security Responsibility

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Abia Govt, IPMAN Fret over Plans to Cripple NNPC Depot

CAC, DfID-GEMS3 Partner on Doing Business in Nigeria

Elechi Earmarks N100m for World Trade Centre in Ebonyi

Genuine Farmers Lack Access to Agric Loans, Says AAEUN Chairman

Labour Leaders Take over Calabar PHEDC Office

Tsogo Sun, South African Press Visit Nigeria

Implement Drug Distribution Policy, Pharmacists Urge FG

NCC Advocates Effective Customer Care Services by Telecoms Operators

Against Militarisation of the Polity

REMEMBERING MAYA ANGELOU: 1928-2014 - “On the Pulse of Morning” Maya Angelou

Aliyu: It’s Everybody’s Business to End Insurgency

Ekiti 2014: INEC to Engage 7,941 Ad hoc Staff Members

Boko Haram: Institute Holds Matriculation Ceremony Amidst Fear

Kogi to Immortalise Late Adamu Atta

Akpabio Signs into Law Amended Portion of Ex-Govs’ Pension Law

‘26 Women Die Daily of Cervical Cancer in Nigeria’

Friday, June 13, 2014

Of Outsiders and The Bereaved

Post 2015: Nigeria Off Track on MDGs Attainment, says Commonwealth

Kwankwaso Reduced Kano's Throne to Party Politics, Says FG

Ubah’s N21bn Debt: AMCON Pays Access Bank N16bn Final Settlement

Firm invests over N600m on Equipment

APC Defectors Induced from Abuja to Cause Trouble in Edo – Louis Odion

Sultan's Position on Terrorism Dangerous, Counter-Productive, Says Lawmaker

Industrial Court Advises Sanusi, FG to Seek Amicable Settlement

Senator Kuta Laid to Rest in Minna

Appointment of Registrar Divides Pharmacists Council

NBA Rejects Rivers High Court Amendment Law

Obiano Inaugurates Anambra Local Government Service Commission

NNPC/Shell Donate N2.5m to Edo Schools

Insurgency: Adamawa PDP Condemns Nyako

Ekiti Polls: IG Assures of Adequate Security, Warns Trouble Makers

No Fulani Woman was Abducted, Say FG, Miyetti-Allah

Oyegun Emerges APC National Chairman

My Biggest Risk is Getting Married

The Vituperations of Almajiri Peoples Congress

Prisoners’ Swap Deal: Let it be ‘Like Obama, Like Jonathan’...

Kano Protest: Police Affairs Minister Warns Kwakwanso Over Comments on Jonathan

Hope Eghagha: Different Worlds of a Critic and Administrator

Industrial Court Advises FG, Sanusi to Seek Amicable Settlement

Sultan's Position on Terrorism is Dangerous, Counter-Productive, Says Lawmaker

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi: From the CBN to the Emirate

The Lamentations Almajiri United

Thursday, June 12, 2014

A New Head Gear for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala @ 60

APC Pushes for Consensus, Oyegun is the Man to Beat

Former Heads of State Meet Jonathan, Shettima, Unite to Fight Boko Haram

Obasanjo: Some Chibok Girls Will Never Return

Nigeria Produces Africa’s Youngest Ph.D Holder

Sultan: Government Must Negotiate with Boko Haram

Akunyili: US Doctors’ Diagnosis Very Pathetic, Says NMA

NMA to Embark on Indefinite Strike, Gives Govt 14-Day Ultimatum

Anti-Amaechi Protest Hits Port Harcourt over New High Court Law

El-Rufai Raises the Alarm on Planned Protests in Kano Today

Senator Kuta Dies at 65

Policemen Withdrawn from Kano Emir’s Palace

London Security Meeting: Jonathan Welcome Agreements

World Cup: Plateau Police Ban Football Viewing Centres

US Imposes Conditions of Entry on Nigerian Vessels

Delegates Fault Privatisation Exercise

June 12 Reverberates at Conference, Delegates Divided on Status of Abiol

Neymar Shines, as Brazil Crush Croatia

Caverton Recovers Further as Investors Renew Demand

PAAR: CAC Hails Customs Boss

Sri-Lankan Military Offers to Support DHQ In Counter-Terrorism Campaign

2015: Jonathan, Abdulsalami, Others, Caution Politicians Against Inflammatory Statements

New High Court Law: Anti-Amaechi Protest Hits Port Harcourt

Court Reserves Judgment in Suit Challenging Ban of Rallies in Abuja

Civil Defence Corps Parade Policemen, Others for Vandalisation

Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Wada's Election

World Cup: Plateau Police Ban Football Viewing Centre

Tragedy: Community Seeks N360m Compensation from Globacom

Nigeria, US, UK, Others Sign MoU, Set up Unit to Combat Terrorism

Ndoma-Egba: Nigeria May Lose Obudu Resort, Eight LGAs to Cameroun

Alison-Madueke’s OPEC Bid Suffers Setback

Uneasy Calm Returns to Edo Assembly After Another Melee

Chibok: Ezekwesili Flays Critics, Calls them Heathens

Kwankwaso: Jonathan Plotting to Kill Me

Boko Haram Will Target Other Geopolitical Zones, Shettima Warns

At Last, Lagos Reduces LASU Tuition Fees by 60%

Over 4,000 Projects Abandoned in Niger Delta, Says NDDC Chair

Television Viewing Centres in Adamawa, Yobe Shut down

Chibok Girls: Police Have No Power to Ban Rallies, Court Rules

Gwoza Gets New Emir

Confusion over BBC, VOA Hausa Services

Missing Girls Place Nigeria as Kidnap Capital of Africa

National Conference: Another Plan to Streamline Debates Shut Down

Delegates Adopt Gradual Phase out of Pilgrims' Welfare Board

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Oliseh Launches Personalised Mobile Football News

Good Night, Amazon of Drug War

Study: Men Feel More Pain After Major Surgeries

Seven APC Members Die in Motor Accident

NYSC Bars Corps Members from Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

Jonathan Swears in Political Adviser, Perm Secs

APC Endorses Zoning Arrangement

FEC Pays Tribute to Akunyili

Alleged $620 Bribe: Farouk Lawan, Emenalo Re-arraigned

Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill 19 in Plateau

Chibok Girls: Police Has No Power to Ban Rallies, Court Rules

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

FG Submits Alison-Madueke’s Name for OPEC Secretary-General’s Post

Bloody Day in Edo Assembly as Lawmakers Try to Suspend Speaker

How Cracks Between Officers, Soldiers in 7Div Hinder War Against Terror

Nigerian Resists Deportation from the UK, Saying She’s Gay

Borno Community Resorts to Eating Wild Fruits and Roots

Sanusi Rules from Government House, Receives Traditional Coronation Regalia

Again, Alison-Madueke, NNPC Ask Court to Stop House Probe

Wuse, Garki Markets in Abuja Shut over Bomb Scare

FG Orders MDAs to Harmonise Biometric Data with NIMC by Dec 31

Nigeria to Pay $70,000 for Forced Eviction of Slum-Dwellers in Rivers

Pakistan, Nigeria to Collaborate on War against Terrorism

Atlanta-bound Delta Flight Diverted to Dakar for Precautionary Reasons

NLC Seeks Prosecution of Military Officers Involved in Media Attacks

LASU Tuition Crisis Worsens as Police Teargas Students

Boko Haram: CAN Urges FG to Probe Sitting Governors

Chibok: Court Case against Mbu Scheduled for Hearing Tomorrow

Tension in Plateau as Suspected Berom Youths Injure 30 Fulani, Kill 60 Cows

Participants Debate Agriculture Committee’s Report

Delegates Recall Akunyili’s Last Outing

Despite N1bn Spent on NEITI Audits, Extractive Sector Still Poorly Managed, Says CSO

Sewing Nigeria Back Together

'Custodian & Allied Insurance Not Done with Merger, Acquisition'

N20b Libel Suit: Obasanjo Asks Ex-PDP National Auditor to Testify

About 60% Nigerians Lack Access to Electricity, Says Nebo

Crisis Hits Edo Assembly

Boko Haram Kills 5 in a Siege Around Chibok

Niger Women Pray for Peace, Unity

Pakistan, Nigeria to Collaborate on War Against Terror

NLC Blames Military Officers over Media Attacks, Calls for Compensation

Borno: Food Shortage Hits Gwoza People

PDP Condemns BZM over Attempt to Declare Biafra

Monday, June 09, 2014

Emir of Kano: I Was Under Pressure, Says Kwankwaso

Why Emergence of New Emir is Met With Protests

50 Terrorists Killed as Troops Avert Raid on Borno Villages

Explosion Rocks Rivers High Court Again

Revealed: Ozekhome Paid N40m to Regain Freedom from Kidnappers

Oshiomhole, Anenih, Nwuche, Others Mourn Akunyili

FG Begins Process of Repatriation of Mastermind of Nyanya Bomb Blast

Security Operatives Shut down Jos over Bomb Scare

NBA: Clampdown on Newspapers Undemocratic

Independence Day Bombing: Court Rejects Okah’s Request for Private Medical Examination

SURE-P Spent N280bn in Two Years, Says Agwai

Solar Batteries Explosion Causes Commotion in Borno

Wike: APC States Top Beneficiaries of Presidential Scholarship

Senate Received 187 Bills, Passed 12 in Third Session Partners NTDC to Boost Tourism

Rivers: Imprisonment of Amaechi's Plane at Kano Airport Bad Omen for 2015

Rivers: ‘Imprisonment’ of Amaechi’s Plane at Kano Airport Bad Omen for 2015

Oshiomhole: Lawmakers Got N50m Each to Defect

Southern Kaduna Groups Move against Usman

Did Sanusi Cry Wolf?

Sao Paulo Police Tear Gas Protesters

Oil and the Diversification of Nigeria’s Economy

Another Explosion Rocks Rivers High Court

FG Begins Process to Repatriate Ogwuche, Mastermind of Nyanya Bomb Blasts

Buhari Urges New Emir of Kano to Support FG’s War Against Terrorism

Bomb Scare: Security Operatives Shut Down Jos City

Jega Alleges Sabotage in INEC

Defence Headquarters : 50 Insurgents killed in a Foiled Attack on Borno, Adamawa Villages

Revealed: Ozekhome Paid N40million to Regain Freedom ?from Kidnappers

Borno: 100 Bodies Buried in a Week after Boko Haram Attack

Independence Day Bombing: Court Rejects Okah's Request for Private Medical Examination

APC Accuses PDP of Inciting Violence in Kano

Kano: Kwankwaso Presents Letter of Appointment to New Emir

BREAKING NEWS... Protest Continues in Kano over Sanusi's Emergence

Edo Assembly Suspends Deputy Speaker, Four Others for Misconduct

Bafarawa, Igbinedion Condole Kano Govt over Bayero's Death

Oboabona Blames Defeat on Poor Communication

Nigeria, South Africa Partner to Develop Gold Mining

Sunday, June 08, 2014

More Crises for Rivers APC as over 100,000 Declare for PDP

Sylva’s APC Chairmanship Aspiration Unsettles Bayelsa

Protests Erupt as Sanusi Emerges Emir of Kano

Female Suicide Bomber, Soldier Killed in Foiled Bomb Attack in Gombe

Badeh Insists No General is Being Tried for Aiding Boko Haram

Davido, Clarence Peters, Tiwa Savage, Flavour Win MTV Awards

Suspected Cattle Rustlers Rape Middle-aged Woman to Death

Obasanjo, Mimiko, Tinubu, Others Pay Tribute to Akunyili

Bafarawa, Igbinedion Condole Kano Govt over Bayero Death

Our Governors Not Responsible for Boko Haram, Says APC

Military Bows to Pressure, Relaxes Search on Newspaper Vans

House to Investigate Restriction of Order Paper to Journalists

Okunrounmu, Olunloyo Doubtful of National Conference Success

Coalition Charges FG to Bring Back Chibok Girls

Insurgency: Envoy Advocates Collective National Response to Curb Menace

APC Zoning: Convention C’ttee Seeks Leaders’ Intervention

1,000 LASU Students Have Dropped out Due to High Tuition, Students’ Union Insists

S’East Govs Condemn BZM over Attempt to Declare Biafra

Kaduna to Release White Paper on 2011 Election Violence

Monguno: Jonathan, Army Have Vindicated Shettima

Yuguda Urges Nigerians to Pray for Solution Against Insurgency

NIMASA Launches Satellite Surveillance

Imo PDP Leaders Reject Zoning

Utomi, Adefuye for POSSA Lecture

Group Seeks Credible Elections

Samsung to Showcase Galaxy S5 at Gloworld

Omisore Pledges Quality Education in Osun

England Touch Down in Rio

Access Bank Assures SMEs of Increased Support

Lafarge Presses for Review of Cement Labelling Policy

BREAKING NEWS :Kano Residents Protest over Selection of Sanusi as Emir

NNPC Explores Gas Sales Potentials in European Market

JTF Rescues Four Abducted NYSC Members, Two Widows

Ekiti 2014: One killed, 8 Arrested as APC, Police Clash in Ado-Ekiti

Our Governors Not Responsible For Boko Haram, Says APC

Boko Haram: Epidemic May Break up in Borno Over Littering Corpses

BREAKING NEWS:Former CBN Governor, Alhaji Sanus Lamido Sanusi, Emerges New Emir of Kano

Former CBN Governor, Alhaji Sanus Lamido Sanusi, Emerges New Emir of Kano

Ciroman Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Ado Bayero, Emerges New Emir of Kano

Ciroman Kano, Alhaji Sanus Ado Bayero, Emerges New Emir of Kano

Kenny Saint Brown: From Music to Politics

Verheijen: Challenges of Being a Young Global Leader

Governors and Their Juicy Pensions

Badeh: Despite Community Challenges, We Will Win War on Terror

Akunyili Dies at 59, Nigerians Mourn

Tribute to Akunyili

Sanusi, Ciroma in Final Battle for Kano Emir Stool

Badeh: We Will Win this War against Terror

‘Four Sectors Could Contribute $800bn to Nigeria’s GDP by 2030’

‘Gas-to-Power Impaired by FG’s Poor Political Will, Structural Challenges’

AGF Approves Bill to Transform Military Resettlement Centre National Institute

Obaigbena Stresses Need for Girl Child Devt

Ekiti Election: Poll Rates Fayemi above Fayose, Bamidele

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Chike-Obi: AMCON Has Fulfilled its Mandate

How Lekki Landlords Alter Devt, Investment Plans

Jemibewon: We Need a Fund to Support Those on the Front Lines of the Anti-insurgency War

Benue 2015: Those Who Want To Succeed Suswam

Dancing on Brink of the Seventh Circle of Dante’s Hell (II)

Sustaining Awo’s Legacies in Education

Stunning View of Lagos from InterContinental Hotel


Akunyili, a Distinguished Citizen, Patriot, Says Jonathan

Akunyili: Umeh, Ngige, Agulu People, Others React

Tambuwal: Dora was a Class Apart

Akunyili: Nigeria Has Lost One of Her Bes, Says Sen Eze

Chime Expresses Shock over Akunyili's Demise

Breaking News: Dora Akunyili Dies at 59

Festus Odimegwu: Nigeria Can’t Plan Without Good Demographic Data

Kano Stands Still as Its Highly Revered Emir, Bayero is Buried

N9.2bn Debt: Court Rejects Application to Freeze Offor's Account

Life and Times of Ado Bayero

The Politics of Succession

Possible Contenders For Kano Emir Post

FG Grants Police Self-Accounting Status

Terrorism: Military Denies Confiscating Critical Newspapers

Governors’ Speak on Planned Life out of Office

Presidential Scholarship Scheme not Subject to Federal Character, Says FG

Group Urges Northern Leaders Boko Haram Drop Their Weapons

World Bank Budgets N94.5bn for Erosion Control in Anambra

Police Arrest Seven-man Kidnap Gang

'We Want to Establish Hospitals, Pharmaceutical Industry'

Kenya Airways Commences Direct Flight Services to Abuja

Friday, June 06, 2014

Chime Approves N3bn for ICT in New Secretariat

University Don Lauds Unubi Development Approach

Chude Jideonwo Launches His New Book ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation?’

Jumai is Back in the Entertainment Scene

Sabinews Debuts


Sanusi and His Missing $20bn Charade

Controversial Politician, Ibrahim Mantu Stages a Comeback

I Refused to Go to Local Schools

N9.2 bn Debt: Court Refuses NDIC's Application to Freeze Offor's Accounts in 22 Banks

Commercial Activities, Schools Close in Kano over Ado Bayero’s Death

Bi-Koromah Tasks Africans on Boko Haram Menace

Ado Bayero: Nigeria Has Lost a Crusader For Unity, Says Atiku

Bayero Will be Remembered for Great Wisdom, Competence, Says Jonathan

Emir of Kano is Dead

Thursday, June 05, 2014

APC, Gaidam Fault Ijaw Leader on Emergency Rule in North-east

NNPC Expands Crude Lifting Contracts List

Emefiele Vows to Slash Interest Rates Without Devaluation

Foreign Ministers from Nigeria, Chad, Others to Meet in London on Boko Haram

Accidental Explosion Kills Two at Dankwambo’s Residence

Soldiers Arrest 13-year-old Girl for Spying for Boko Haram

Police Widow: My Husband Would Have Been Alive if He Had Sophisticated Weapons

Chibok Girls’ Mothers Storm Lagos, Appeal for US Assistance

LASU Students Ignore Police, Shut Fashola’s Office

Jonathan Appoints Alkali Special Adviser, Political Affairs

Amaechi Takes on NJC, Stops Judicial Workers' Salaries

Mark Warns against Renewed Camerounian Incursion into Nigeria

Ayo Arowolo Returns to THISDAY

Ekpeyong: Outcry over Akwa Ibom Pension Law was Exaggerated

Committee on Chibok Girls Debunks Manipulation Allegation

PAC Fact Finding Technique Scares Away Agency

PENGASSAN Urges Labour Unions to Support Removal of Subsidy

ASUU Strike: UniAbuja VC Clears Air on Check up Dues

Two Killed as Police Foil Attempt to Declare Biafra in Enugu

The Akpabio Syndrome

Dimka: Smuggling is a Global Challenge

Femi Fani-Kayode: The Same Yesterday, Today and Forever

To relax, Daramola Settles to Pounded Yam

Two killed as Police Foil Attempt by Group to Declare Biafra in Enugu

Chibok Girls: Fact-Finding Committee Debunks Manipulation Allegation

Boko Haram: Wali, Other Foreign Ministers from Neighbouring Countries to Meet in London

Tambuwal Blames Executive on Travails of Democracy

Soldier, One Other killed by Gunmen in Adamawa

Borno: Boko Haram Kills 45 in Fresh Attack

BPE: Nigeria Has Spent N370.8bn on Settlement of PHCN Workers

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Leveraging Technology for SME Growth

Adulteration in the Lubricant Industry

Broadband Impact on National Devt is Immense, Says NCC

Pragmatic Technologies Challenges Claims on First Inverters in Nigeria

Death Toll Rises to 100 After Boko Haram Strike in Borno

With Eyes on 2015, Jonathan Nominates Shekarau, Three Other Ministers

Alison-Madueke: Nigeria No Longer Has Tangible Oil Trade with US

Tuface Releases Song for #BringBackOurGirls Campaign

Police Evict Widows from Lagos Barracks

Senate Proposes Plan to Subject New Constitution to Referendum

Conference Bars Governors, Deputies, Lawmakers from Pension

Voicing out from Bayelsa's Brown Fields, Mangroves and Seas

Police Arrest LASU Students for Protesting Tuition Fee Increase

Niboro: We Are Unaware of Closure of NAN’s Office in New York

DFID Launches £35m Tier-two Democracy Project

Oduah Denies Incurring N174bn Debt

Suntai Jets out to London for Medical Checkup

Petition on Financial Misconduct against Jang Tears Plateau Lawmakers Apart

Babangida: Nigerians Must Unite to Fight Terrorism

Jos Bombing Deeply Disheartening, Says Archbishop of Canterbury

New CBN Governor Meets Jonathan

Obasanjo Foundation Plans Economic Summit July 8 in London

Terrorism: Air Force Chief Calls for Greater Emphasis on Research and Development

Boko Haram Kills 100 in Borno

Casualties as Boko Haram Attack Four Villages in Borno

20 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested by Irate Youths

FEC Approves $200m for Lagos State Development Operation

Court Refuses Application to Completely Shield Witnesses in Boko Haram Trial

Ihedioha Heads Constitution Review Conference Committe

We are Not Aware of Closure of Our UN Office, Says NAN MD

Enugu Magistrate Dies in Prison Custody

House Cautions Universities on Quotas, Accredited Courses

Nwabueze Discharged from Hospital after Bathroom Fall

Chibok Girls and The Hunters Spectacle

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Chibok Girls: Australia to Deploy Special Forces, IG Overrules Mbu

Cecilia Ibru Moves to Recover Forfeited Assets as AMCON Objects

Expectations High as Emefiele Assumes Office at CBN

Two Years After, AIB Fails to Complete Findings on Dana Air Crash

Akwa Ibom to Repeal Amendment to Pension Act

OIC Cannot Reject Boko Haram on Paper, Says CAN

Resident Doctors Insist on Nationwide Strike

DHQ Debunks Alleged Court Martial of Nigerian Army Generals

Why Justice Okocha Was Appointed Acting Rivers CJ

Senate Votes on Fresh Constitution Amendments Today

UN Resumes Demarcation of Nigerian Communities to be Ceded to Cameroun

Camerounian Students Now Live in Fear of Boko Haram

Death of Policemen: CP Flays Banks’ Poor Security Equipment

Berom Communities Raise the Alarm over Herdsmen’s Plan to Attack

FG Unveils New Strategies to Reposition NEPAD

Suspects Reveal Reasons for Killing Anambra Ex-deputy Gov

UN Shuts Down NAN Office in New York

Clark Accuses Adoke of Misadvising Jonathan on Corruption

House Recommends Electronic Surveillance on Highways

APC Convention Committee Considers Zoning Options

Clark Blames Army Generals for Oil Theft

NDDC Levy is Inapplicable to Nigeria LNG

How Elechi Became Ebonyi Oracle

The Rude Side of the Law

Emefiele: The Entry of Another Regulator

Drama as Ogor Moves to Upstage Gbajabiamila, Osagie, Others

How Camerounian Students Live in Permanent Fear of Boko Haram Crossfire

Cecilia Ibru Moves to Recover Forfeited Properties

Conference Approves 3-Year Moratorium For Removal of Fuel Subsidy

Bring Back Our Girls Protesters Sue Police for Rights Violation

UN Resumes Demarcation of Nigerian Communities for Ceding to Cameroon

Jonathan Tasks Civil Service Commissions on Key Performance Indicators

Okonjo-Iweala: Economic Slip-ups of 1980s Induced Current Pains, Deprivations

Ahmed: At a Time Like this, Nigeria’s Strength Lies in Her Heterogeneity

Lawmakers on Warpath over $500m Chinese Airport Loan

Nigerian Stocks Hit Four-Month High after MSCI Re-weights Index

Association Hails FG's Clampdown on Unhealthy Imported Fish

Borno Govt to Relocate Abducted Chibok Girls

Work with Okocha, Face Dismissal, Rivers Warns Judiciary Staff

NLC Demands Investigation into Multibillions Spent on North-east

Schools in North Walk Line between Islamic and Western Traditions

13% Derivation: Niger Delta Traditional Rulers Threaten to Stop Oil Flow

SSG: How Borno Govt Co-funds Fight against Boko Haram

Delegates Divided over Fuel Subsidy Removal

FG Owes Delegates Five Weeks Allowance

OIC: Boko Haram Sect is Criminal, Anti-Islam

Aregbesola Honours Ige, Names Mechatronic Institute after Him

House Miffed as Agencies' Chiefs Shun Summit

Security Operatives Avert Crisis in Jos

Traditional Ruler, Others Remanded in Prison for Murder

Police Begin Nationwide Enlightenment Campaign on Terrorism

Obi Assures Ailing Nwabueze of Adequate Care

Intrigues as Defence Stalls Doma’s Trial

Define Your Strategic Goals, Israeli General Tells Nigeria

UBTH Resident Doctors Join Strike

NURTW Chief Charged for Murder

Oldest Catholic Cleric to be Buried on June 10

As Amosun, Osoba Part Ways

Monday, June 02, 2014

Dangote, Seplat and Who Next?

Reps Angry over $500m Chinese Airport Loan

APC Challenges FG on Budgetary Discipline, Accountability

13 Killed as Boko Haram, Church Clash in Borno

Boko Haram: Military Arrests Mubi Bomb Suspect

Jonathan: Proliferation of Illicit Weapons Fuel Violence in Africa

CAC Sacks 20 Staff over Fraudulent Registration of Companies

Borno to Relocate Abducted Schoolgirls on Release

Nigeria’s Power Output Drops over Repair of Gas Plants

Security Operatives Avert Crisis in Jos

OIC Sec. Gen. Depicts Boko Haram Sect as Criminals, Anti Islam

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Archbishop of Cantebury’s Aide in Negotiation to Free Kidnapped Girls

Ndume: Boko Haram, Not Just the Failure of the Political Class

Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Delta, Others Accounted for Top 10 Federation Account Allocations in 2013

Access Bank Mulls London Stock Exchange Listing

Wole Soyinka Mourns Maya Angelou

Groups Commend Jonathan's Fresh Initiatives on War against Terrorism

Boko Haram Releases Abducted Italian Priests, Canadian Nun in Cameroun

I Never Expected to Suffer Like This in My Life, Says Chibok Girl

Emir's Killing: Boko Haram at War With Nigerians, Says APC

Rivers Alleges NJC Plans to Appoint Okocha Administrative Judge

Sultan Condemns Acts of Terrorism against Muslims

CNPP Calls for Mass Action against Obnoxious Electricity Tariff

Three African Countries Ready to Join Forces with Nigeria against Terrorism

Umana Vows to Repeal Controversial A’Ibom Pension Law

Conference Resumes Plenary, Focuses on Public Finance, Revenue

...To Resolve Stalemate on Land Use Act

Group Urges Northern Leaders to Intervene to Stop the Boko Haram Insurgency

Uduaghan: Incoming Govt Won’t Abandon Delta Health Facilities

War Veterans Unveil Cenotaph, Insist on Biafra Republic

LASU Fees: Students’ Position Now Before State Exco, Says Fashola

No Rift Between Bafarawa and Shagari, Says Dingyadi

Firm Challenges Voiding of Patents for Ballot Boxes

Ahmed Assures Kwarans of Infrastructure Devt

Terrorism: FG Tasked on Interstate Border Security Patrol

Arepo: Survivors Recount Ordeal as Police Arrest 14 Suspected Vandals

Bayelsa Govt Faults APC’s Claim on AMAA

Unmasking Boko Haram

Boko Haram kills 15 in Adamawa

Senator Bemoans Rhetorics On Chibok Girls Fate

2015: Igbo Group Asks Court to Compel PDP to Endorse Jonathan

Maya Angelou story of a life well told


Obasanjo: Jonathan Doubted Abduction of Chibok Schoolgirls for 18 Days

Presidency Disowns Boni Haruna over Amnesty

APC Convention: Oyegun, Sylva Join Race

B'Haram: Borno Monarchs May Demand for Tighter Security

Nwakoby: How Refusal to Pay N60m Bribe Cost Me Unizik VC Position

Alade: Nigeria, Others Paying for Heavy Reliance on Public Sector Funds

Jemibewon: Why FG Must Set up Security Trust Fund

LUTH Resident Doctors to Resume Strike, June 2

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Arms Importation: NSCDC Deploys Plain-clothe Operatives to Monitor Borders

123 Professors Jostle for UniAbuja VC Post

Nigerian-Americans to Mark Solidarity Rally for Jonathan

CBT: JAMB Supervisor Allays Candidates’ Fear over Missing Results

FMC Resident Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike over Salary Arrears

KAZTEC to Create 25,000 Jobs

FrieslandCampina Celebrates World Milk Day

'Dem say money no loss o!'

POLITICAL NOTES: Still on the Chibok Girls

Rowdy Sessions over Religion, Environment

Ahmed: At a Time Like this, Nigeria’s Strength Lies in Her Heterogeneity

Idaboh: I’m not Running for Delta Governorship

Adamawa: Discordant Tunes over Nyako’s Impeachment Move

Martins: The Man, His Sports Car and Arsenal’s FA Cup

Dancing on the Brink of Seventh Circle of Dante’s Hell (I)

A Reporter’s First-time Visit to Jonathan’s Homestead

Alleged Missing Funds: Senate Committee Report that Put the Record Straight

NIMASA and the National Carrier Project

Kajiji: Vibrant Commodity Exchange Key to Nigeria’s Economic Revival

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