This Day News Archive for August 2014

Saturday, August 30, 2014




Adamawa Acting Governor Denies Registering with APC

PDP Clears 13 Aspirants, Disqualifies Acting Governor, Umaru Fintiri

Minister: FG Committed to Containing Ebola Scourge

Anyim: Jonathan Will Soon Declare for 2015 Presidency

Niger East Senatorial By-Election: APC in Early Lead

Dideolu Falobi: Food And Sex? There’s Much More To My Sweet Marriage

Indiscriminate Urination And Ebola Virus

The Gospel According To Tom Ikimi

Friday, August 29, 2014

Ebola in Rivers, ECOWAS Official May Face Manslaughter Charges

Finally, PDP Grants Waivers to Ribadu, Marwa and Gundiri

Charismatic Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, Wife in Messy Divorce

Isoko Youths Shuts NPDC Flow Station over LGA Polls

I've Eliminated Thuggery in Kogi State, Says Wada

2015: Group Opposes ALGON President's Senate Bid

'Presidency Induced Sokoto Assembly Members to Impeach Me'

FG Reinstates Sacked Doctors, Lifts Suspension on Residency Training Programme

Former Governor Sylva’s Octogenarian Uncle Dies in Kidnappers’ Den

Fani-Kayode: Australian Negotiator’s Allegations against Ihejirika Despicable

Military Competent, But Needs Strong Political Backing, Says AVM Audu-Bida

Police Commission Promotes Ogunshakin, Tanko, 30 Others

Travel Alert over Volcanic Eruption in Iceland, Papua New Guinea

Youths Blame Nigerian Woes on Old Leaders

Ita-Giwa Sponsors Cross River Female Council Chairmen to US

Group Plans Symposium Against Corruption

Ebola Virus can be Traditionally Cured, Says Traditionalist

PDP Governors’ Defection

Prof. Raymond Nwanya Passes on at 74

Ameyo Adadevoh and the Ebola Conspiracy

PDP Governors’ Defection

ICRC Decries MDAs Non-compliance with Contract Terms

US Dollars... greater chunk of the capital being raised are dollar-denominated

Experts Proffer Ways to Sustain Safety in Air Transport

Uquo JV Gas Facility as Rescue Mission for Power Sector

Scare in Cross River over Suspected Ebola Patient

Nationwide Electricity Peaks at 4500MW

Ebola: Number of People Under Surveillance in Rivers Rises to 160

Police Recover Body of 87 Year Old Former Gov Sylva’s Uncle

At Last, PDP Grants Waiver to Ribadu, Marwa, Gundiri

BREAKING NEWS: FG Reinstates Sacked 16,000 Resident Doctors

Police Recover Body of 87 Year Old Former Gov Sylva’s Uncle

Africa's Militants May be Inspired by Islamic State Gains, Officials Told

Thursday, August 28, 2014

2015: Ohakim Declares for Imo Governorship

PDP Asks APGA Not to Use Its Logo to Campaign for Jonathan

Confusion in Ebonyi APC over Purported Cancellation of State Congress

Amaechi Urges Calm as Rivers Confirms First Ebola Death

Boko Haram Takes over Catholic Church in Adamawa Town

Ebola: Dangote Pulls out Employees from Liberia

Obasanjo, Ekwueme, Obiano, Others Bid Dora Akunyili Farewell

Union Disrupts Air France-KLM Flight at MMIA

Jonathan: New National Identity Card to Curb Subsidy Fraud

EFCC Re-arraigns Eight Suspected Oil Thieves

Danbatta Was Full of Integrity, Says Atiku

NUPENG Resumes Strike, Accuses Chevron of Dishonuoring Agreement

CISLAC Bemoans Lack of Accurate Data, Policy Guidelines for IDPs

Ebola: Group Lauds FG over Postponement of School Resumption

Australian Negotiator Names Ihejirika, Sheriff as Sponsors of Boko Haram

Gunmen Attack Army Static Point, Kill Two Soldiers

60 Killed in Nasarawa Communal Clash, Say Police

Clear Conscience, Good Governance of T.A Orji

Akorede Makes Reading His Comforter

FG Completes Due Diligence on Lekki Port Project

Cameroonian Troops Shell Boko Haram Camp

Obasanjo, Ekumeme, Obiano Others Bid Dora Akunyili Farewell

Adamawa: Catholic Church Cries Out over Boko Haram Occupation of Parish

Jonathan Launches E-Id Card

Ebola: FG Confirms Medical Doctor's Death in Port Harcourt, 70 Persons Quarantined

Ebola: Rivers Confirms Death of Medical Doctor

Enugu Assembly Clears New Deputy Governor

WHO Says Ebola Outbreak Could Strike 20,000 People

Ebola: Doctor's Death Sparks Fear, 70 Persons Quarantined in Port Harcourt

Buhari Set to Declare for 2015 Presidential Election

Shell in the Process of Concluding Sale of Nigerian Oil Blocks

Australian Negotiator: Politicians Funding Boko Haram

Remain Vigilant, FG Cautions Nigerians on Ebola

Tragedy Averted as Two Fuel Tankers Explode in Apapa

Fighting in Gamborou Ngala Deadlocked as Boko Haram Digs-in in Gwoza

Amaechi: Why They Are After Me

Jonathan, Obasanjo Meet on Security Issues

Conference Delegate, Dambatta is Dead

FG Approves Contract for Onitsha -Ifitedunu 132 KV Transmission Line

Jos Crisis: Plateau Govt to Release Ajibola’s Report, Says Commissioner

Kidnappers Free Lebanese after Eight Days in Captivity

NOTAP Boss: Nigeria Can Eradicate Poverty by 2020

Boko Haram: TIEMS Tasks FG on All out War against Terrorists

Akunyili: Obiano, Gowon, Ike Pay Glowing Tributes

National Conference: Taraba Speaker Opposes Referendum

Lawyers Advocate Enforcement of Laws Guiding Media Practice

2015: Uduaghan Tasks Aspirants on Issues-based Campaigns, Cautions against Blackmail

PDM Kicks off Congresses in 28 States

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Nigeria Targets 30% Generation of Electricity from Coal

Guild of Sports Editors Seeks Jonathan’s Intervention

Falcao Ready to Join Arsenal

Boat Mishap Claims 30 Lives

40 Killed in Renewed Fighting in Nasarawa

Kogi, Firm Partner to Construct Housing Estate for Civil Servants

Revmatas: Samsung Galaxy Tab S, Entry Level Smartphones Will Boost Communication

Cashless Campaign Records Success in Enugu, Edo, Cross River States

Outdoor Industry: Growing Amidst Harsh Regulations

Not Without Our Daughters

Conference Delegate, Magaji Dambatta, is Dead

Jonathan Meets PDP NWC, NASS Leadership

Buhari to Declare For Presidential Race, Says Aides

Ebola: Jonathan Condemns Discrimination Against Nigerians

NNPC, Nigerian Army, Police Deepen Collaboration on Asset Security

Community Issues 21 Days Ultimatum to FG over N60BN Dam Project

Military, Boko Haram in Stalemate over Fight to Capture Gamborou Ngala

Four-Storey Church Building Collapses in Umuahia

Cameroon kills 27 Boko Haram Militants in Border Clashes

Impeachment: Intense Lobby for Onyebuchi's Position Begins in Enugu

Police Bans Indiscriminate Hoisting of Party flags in Borno

How to Sustain Robust Macroeconomic Growth, by CSEA

Ebola: FEC Warns Against Complacency, Says Battle Not Over

Abia at 23: Orji Rouses Abia People to Aim for Excellence

WHO Shuts Sierra Leone Lab after Worker Infected with Ebola

WHO Employee Infected by Ebola to be Flown to Hamburg for Treatment

Tom Ikimi: All Progressives Congress (APC) My Reflections


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

FG: Nigeria to Boost Economy with Knowledge from Rebasing

Adamawa By-Election: 196 Youth Organisations Endorse Acting Governor

Health Minister: Nigeria Now Has One Active Ebola Case

APC is Firmly in Reverse Gear, Says Ikimi

Soldiers Resurface in Mubi as Fighting Rages in Gamborou

Uzo Aduba Wins ‘Outstanding Guest Actress’ at Emmy Awards

PDP Govs, Jonathan’s Aide at Loggerheads over Ribadu

‘Boko Haram Recruits Physically-challenged Persons as Decoy’

Borno Public Schools to Reopen Soon

Jonathan Eulogises Akunyili as Body Departs for Enugu

Death Toll Rises in Eggon, Fulani Clash

Gaidam Supports NNN MD for Medical Treatment

Doctors of Federal Health Institutions in Kano Yet to Resume Duty

NEMA: IDPs Growing on a Daily Basis

Tambuwal Tasks NBA on Credible Elections

Ebola: LASAA Mobilises Electronic Billboard Operators for Sensitisation

Uduaghan Blames Nigeria’s Woes on Anger

DHQ Confirms Return of Soldiers from Cameroun

Who Explains the War Dispatches?

THISDAY Draws Galaxy Television

Iroko ‘Changes’ Forest

Sokoto PDP Waiting to Blow Up

Borno: Fleeing Soldiers Resurface in Adamawa

Ebola: FG Shifts Schools Resumption to October 13

Nigerian Troops Back From Cameroun, As fighting Rages in Gamborou Ngala

Ebola: Education Minister, Commissioners Meet over Schools’ Resumption

Ebola: Liberia Sacks Absentee Ministers

Nigeria Now Has Only One Ebola Virus Case

Akunyili Rendered Quality Services to the Nation, Says Jonathan

Boko Haram Territorial Foray, National Embarrassment, Says APC

Shettima Promises to Re-open Public Schools in Borno Soon

Ikimi: Why I Dumped APC, Accuses Tinubu of Manipulating Party

BREAKING NEWS...... Ikimi Quits APC

BREAKING NEWS......APC Crisis: Ikimi Leaves APC

Breaking News: Enugu Deputy Governor Impeached

Ebola: UNICEF Deploys Largest Emergency Supply Operation to West Africa, Others

Monday, August 25, 2014

Nasarawa: Clash between Eggon Youths, Fulani Herdsmen Claims Several Lives

Confusion as 480 Soldiers are Found in Cameroun

APC Presidential Ticket: Buhari, Kwankwaso, Others Meet on Emergence of Northern Candidate

UBA Group Appoints Elumelu Chairman

Five-Year-Old Girl Demands Gun to Shoot Man Who Raped Her

Jumia Debuts in Cameroun

Active Ebola Cases Revised Downwards

Jonathan Returns from Germany, Ending Speculation over His Health

Eminent Nigerians Pay Tribute to Akunyili

House Wants NMA to Apologise to Nigerians for Strike

Court Restrains FG, CMDs from Sacking Resident Doctors

LASU Protests: NANS Seeks Release of Detained Students

UN Envoy Says Flight Bans Hindering ‘War’ on Ebola

Immigration CG Requests Recruitment of 25,000 Personnel in 5yrs

Man Sends Petition against Senate President’s Aide over Unlawful Detention

World Igbo Congress President Asked to Resign over Fraud

Suntai’s Commissioners to Umar: We Refuse to Betray Our Boss

EFCC and the Recovered N5 Billion

Nwapa: $350m Nigerian Content Fund is Not a Grant

A Photographer's Encounter with Dora

A Photographer’s Encounter with Dora

Ebola Cases in Nigeria Reduced to 13, Says FG

FG Cautions Foreign Missions against Demand for Ebola Free Certificate

DHQ: Tagging Nigerian Soldiers Found in Cameroun as Defectors, Misleading

Boko Haram Extends Territorial Grab in Adamawa, Captures Madagali Town

Chibok Girls: Gusau Chides Northern Elders, Says Ultimatum to Jonathan Ridiculous, Laughable

Nasarawa: Clash Between Eggon, Fulani Claims Lives

Japan Could Offer Unapproved Ebola Drug

British Ebola Victim Flown Home as Congo Finds New Outbreak

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Digital Broadcasting: NBC, Others to Spend N60bn

Mimiko’s Defection: APC Woos LP Members, Commissioners

Akande, Ogbeh, Baraje Jostle for APC BoT Chair

At Last, NMA Calls off Doctors’ Strike

Military Dismisses Claim on Proclamation of ‘Islamic Caliphate’

PDP Plans Joint Presidential, Mid-term Convention

Secretary: Osun Election Petition Tribunal Yet to Receive Any Petition

Obasanjo Laments Level of Poverty under Jonathan’s Govt

FG to Commence Nationwide Assessment of Federal Projects

FG Orders Sale of Forfeited Vehicles to the Public

Suppress Insurgents, Not Journalists, HURIWA Charges Nigeria Armed Forces

Ebola: C’River Says Persons Placed on Surveillance Freed

Fayose Donates 10,000 Helmets to Commercial Cyclists

Saraki Vows to Bankroll Female PDP Aspirants in Kwara

Insecurity: Former COAS Urges Nigerians to Be Patient with FG

Anyim Holds Peace Talks with Warring Stakeholders

Military Debunks Boko Haram Claims of Islamic State in North-East

Gwoza 'Part of Islamic Caliphate', Says Boko Haram

PDP Elects New Officials in Kano Amidst Tight Security

Judiciary Workers Threaten to Resume Strike

Ekiti Community Mourns over Death of Traditional ruler

Sierra Leone "hero" doctor's Death Exposes Slow Ebola Response

Sierra Leone Makes Harbouring Ebola Victims a Crime

Plane Carrying British Ebola Victim Leaves Sierra Leone for Britain

BREAKING NEWS...At Last, NMA Calls Off Strike

BREAKING NEWS…..At Last, NMA Call Off Strike

Tributes to Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh: Updates



Ebola: First Consultant Hospital, Victims’ Families May Sue Liberian Government

US Beams Searchlight on Ghana’s Saltpond Platform over Stolen Crude

New Election Guidelines Force APC Presidential Aspirants to Rejig Strategy

Boko Haram Attacks Adamawa Communities, Hoists Flag

Doctors May Suspend Strike Today

Haastrup’s Son Drags Lawyers to NBA’s Disciplinary Committee over Father’s Estate

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Ebola: Ondo to Enact Law on Cremation

Akpabio Seeks Recruitment of More Nigerians to Fight Insurgency

Amaechi: Army Should Play Lesser Role in Politics

FG to Impact 1.8m Households through Schools Agric Programme

UNGC Urges Private Sector to Sign on Anti-Corruption Agenda

NOSDRA Boss Hails Jonathan’s Leadership

Afe Annang Adopts Udom Emmanuel as Sole Candidate

‘Sokoto Has Not Recorded a Single Ebola Case’

Adadevoh Was Just Doing Her Job

Ogun Govt Shuts Onabanjo Varsity to Maintain Peace

Mbu Takes over Zone 7 as AIG

Nigerian Emerges Best Alumni of IP3 Washington DC

Airline Industry Fears Iceland Volcano May Disrupt Flights

‘Procurement Professionals Can Checkmate Political Office Holders from Corruption’

Banks, Customers Brace for Take-off of New ATM Charges


At 56, Ikuforiji Ready for the Next Level

How Mua’zu is Powering PDP into a Winning Formation

When Oshiomhole Met Igbinedion

Ebonyi: As Elechi’s Intervention Fails to Douse Assembly Crisis

Ivory Coast Closes Western Borders over Ebola Threat

WHO Warns of ‘shadow zones’ , Unreported Ebola Cases

Twelve Dead, 36,000 Homeless in Niger Flooding

Boko Haram Invades Adamawa , Mounts Flags

Boko Haram Invade Adamawa , Mounts Flags

Ohakim Joins Imo Guber Race

Boko Haram: DSS Raises Alarm Over Female Suicide Bomber In Catholic Regalia

Osun Poll: What is Fashola’s Take Away?

Arsenal Hope to Continue Winning Start at Goodison Park

Friday, August 22, 2014

Adamawa Guber Election: Let the People Decide, Says Marwa

2015: Stakeholders Endorse Ningi for Governor

Two Spouses of Sawyer’s Primary Contacts Test Positive for Ebola

Boko Haram: Minimah Hints of Major Army Shake Up

Banks Defend Reintroduction of ATM Withdrawals Charges

Insurgency: IG Promises to Collaborate with Other Agencies

Terrorism: Crashed NAF Helicopter Pilot Given Emotional Burial

Obasanjo, Amosun Register, Call for Inclusion of Blood Group in National ID

Army Quizzes Newspaper's Staff over Unfavourable Report

Low Turnout Mars Osun Osogbo Festival over Ebola Fear

Gunmen Kill 3 Policemen at Checkpoint

‘Indigenes Sponsored for Oversea Studies Must Serve Sokoto for 4 Years’

Tragedy Averted as NSCDC Boss Allegedly Escape Police Assassination

Abia Advisory Council Warns Against Devisive Use of New States

EFCC Arrests Impersonator of Okonjo-Iweala’s Secretary

The Man Benue Needs in 2015

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp, Canada Receives Approval to Produce Ebola Vaccine

Amazing Lifestyle of Ladi Jadesimi

On Cecilia Ibru’s Daughter, Vivi, Aleksander Stankov’s Sad End

Ikuforiji, Longest Serving Lagos Speaker Turn 56

Nigerian Author’s Intervention Makes More Revelations

Oleah Olubukola: My Colleagues Thought Leaving My Banking Job Was Like Jumping Off A Cliff

Suspects Nabbed over N11.5m Stolen Products

Two Arrested for Macheting Coconut Farmer over N1.2M

Land Rover Discovery Features Luxurious Interior

EFCC Arrests Fraudster Impersonating Okonjo-Iweala’s Secretary

Ebola: UCTH unveils PPE, MR

Terrorism: Fallen Hero of Crashed NAF Helicopter Given Emotional Burial

COAS: Nigerian Army will Be Reorganised

Ebola: FG to Honour Late Dr Adadevoh

Nigeria Records Two New Ebola Patients from Secondary Contacts

WHO Holding Talks Next Month on Ebola Treatments

70 Die of Hemorrhagic Illness in Northern Congo, Says WHO

Africa Tightens Ebola Travel Curbs as Affected Countries Face food Shortages

Army Quizzes Daily Trust Managers Over Unfavourable Report

Army Quizzes Newspaper's Staff Over Unfavourable Report

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A New Nation is Afoot, Says Jonathan as Conference Ends

Ebola: Two American Aid Workers Leave Hospital

Boko Haram Attacks Police Academy, Yobe Town

Chibok Kidnapping, Malala Shooting Rouse US Teens

JNI Rejects Possible Ban of Hijab

Ebola:Okonjo-Iweala Praises Courage of Nigerian Medical Professionals

UN Rehabilitates Escaped Chibok Girls

Tafida Debunks UK Media Report on Nigerian Military

NEMA: Gwoza Capture Leaves 11,442 Persons in Displaced Camps

Jonathan Leaves for Germany Today

Police Get New Spokesperson, Mba Moved to Lagos

Ohanaeze Offers Support to FG’s War against Terrorism

Dabiri-Erewa Makes Case for Nigerian Students in Russia??

Fashola: Revenue Formula Unfair to State, Local Govts

Ebola Fears in the UK as Ex-council Leader is Found Dead after Visiting Nigeria

Nigeria’s Quest for Greatness on Course, Says Jonathan

Ambode: How Youths Can Develop Nigeria

Ebola: MDCAN Mounts Pressure on FG to Protect Health Workers

Ibori Mourns Abebe from UK Prison

Residents Scamper for Safety over Bomb Scare in Abuja

Doctors’ Strike: NUJ Calls for Truce

Impeachment: Chime Doesn’t Own a Poultry, Says Aide

Dishonourable Distractions

Boko Haram Foists Flag on Police Training College in Gwoza

Jonathan Describes Confab a Huge Success, Pledges to Implement Recommendation

Jonathan Leaves for Germany Friday

Ebola : FG Commends Health Workers, Deplores NMA Strike

2015: APC Presidential Primaries to Begin October

COAS Seeks Support of Host States, Communities in Terrorism War

Nigeria's Quest For Greatness on Course, Says Jonathan

Liberia Police Fire on Protesters as West Africa's Ebola Toll Hits 1,350

Experimental Ebola Drugs Needed for "up to 30,000 People"

U.S. Hospital to Discharge Doctor Treated with Experimental Ebola Drug

Long, Long Wait for Ebola Drug

Yobe Assembly Passes Vote of Confidence on Gaidam

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lagos Records Five New Suspected Ebola Cases from Sawyer Contacts

Chukwu: FG Did Not Sack Doctors

87% of Debtors Blacklisted by CBN Unable to Pay Loans Two Years After

Ebola: Nurses Celebrate Fallen Colleagues

Laughter is Good For The Soul…Ebola Survivor Causes Commotion in Church

Sambo: Conference Report will Be Used to Address Nigeria’s Problems

FG Gives Marching Orders to Contractors on Skills Acquisition Centres

New Telegraph Restructures Management

Shettima Orders Food and Drugs to Border Towns

Deputy Governor: Chime Also Owns a Poultry in Govt House

Adamawa Probe Panel to Investigate Nyako Commences Sitting

Mbu, Manko, 17 Others Promoted AIG

Fashola Swears in Atilade as Lagos Chief Judge

Jonathan Swears in New Head of Service, Commissioner Representing Abia, Imo

15,000 Civil Defence Personnel Trained on Counter-terrorism

Boko Haram: Shettima, Ndume Visit Displaced Victims in Adamawa, Gombe

Obasanjo, Annan to Meet Ghanaian President on Drug Challenges

WAEC Eliminates Registration Deadline for Nov/Dec Exam

Glo Renews EPL Broadcast Sponsorship with SuperSport

Santuraki: We’ve Attracted More Funding to BoA

FG Suspends Further Negotiations with NMA On Doctor's Strike

Closure of Cameroonian border: Shettima Orders Food, Drugs to Border Town

FEC Approves N31.2bn For Electricity Contract

Ebola: FEC Praises Late Adadevoh's Courage, Patriotism

Impeachment: Chime Also Owns Poultry Farm, Says Deputy Gov

UN: 2,240 Ebola Cases in West Africa

Terrorism: Over 15,000 Civil Defence Personnel Trained on Counter-Terrorism

Tributes to Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh:

Liberian Police Fire Tear gas to Disperse Protest over Ebola Quarantine

Jonathan Swears in New Head of Service, Commissioner

Fire Guts NFF Headquarters

Police Resume Investigation of Fraud Allegation against Biowish Africa, Jim Daniels-Nnah

Ebola: Cameroon Closes Borders with Nigeria

Adamawa Governorship Race: Horse-trading Enters High Gear

Ebola Strikes At The Heart Of Nigeria…Ameyo, Daughter of Kwaku Adadevoh, Great Grand Daughter of Herbert Macaulay, Dies

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Ebola Strikes At The Heart Of Nigeria…

Lagos, Kano Lead with Highest Number of Registered Voters

Nigerian Muslims Urge Caution over Hijab Scare

Soldiers Rebel over Lack of Weapons to Fight Boko Haram

Airport Bomb Scare: FAAN Assures Passengers of Security

Boko Haram Kills Three, Abducts 12 in Cameroun

Ebola Containment: NHRC Commends FG, Lagos

Police Service Commission Promotes Eight to DIGs

DHQ Denies Allegation on War Crimes

APC: Tale of a Flag Looking for Its Bearer

Bittersweet Stories in the Time of Ebola

Embracing Best Practices in Public Relations Measurement in Nigeria

Niger Insurance to Introduce Terrorism Insurance

BREAKING NEWS Ebola Patient, Dr. Adadevoh, is Dead

Army Will Soon Crush Boko Haram, Says COAS

Nwankwo: Nigeria's Public Debt Portfolio Now N10.5trn

Monthly Oil Revenue Declines to N630.3bn in July

Jonathan Bemoans Violent Attacks on Humanitarian Personnel

Ebola Containment: NHRC Commends FG, Lagos Govt

INEC Creates Additional 30,000 Polling Units

Ebola: NBA Insists on Owerri Conference

Delta Police kill Two Robbery Suspects

Liberia Hunts Escaped Ebola Victims as WHO Calls for Controls

FG Approves Local Manufacturing of Gas Cylinders

SON Destroys over N700m Worth of Substandard Goods

Foretelling The Future

Ebola: US Commends Nigeria as Four More Patients are Discharged

Boko Haram Suspect: We Were Sent to Bomb Lagos Airport

Rising Food Prices Push Inflation to 8.3% in July

Looters of Liberia’s Ebola Centre Took Mattresses, Beddings Soaked with Patients’ Fluids

Jonathan: Progress Towards Achieving MDGs Targets Mixed, But Commendable

Monday, August 18, 2014

Amnesty International Condemns Lagos-World Bank Compensation for Evicted Persons

Oil Subsidy Scam: EFCC Recovers N5bn from Fraudulent Marketers

Nasarawa Assembly Petitions NJC to Penalise State’s Chief Judge

Why FG is Yet to Develop Blueprint on Post-terrorism Management

Doctors’ Sack: NMA Urges Eminent Nigerians to Intervene

President Lacks Powers to Sack Resident Doctors, Says SAN

Space Engineering Can Rake in $20bn Annually for Nigeria

‘Northern Leaders’ Views on Jonathan’s Re-election in 2015 Irrelevants’

Dora Akunyili for Burial August 28

CSO Sues Kenya Airways, Wants Flights to Nigeria, Ghana Suspended

Princewill Cautions Nigerians against Ebola Virus

Baby Factory: Pastor Petitions IG over Police Invasion of Hospital

NMA: Sack of Residents Doctors is Closure of FG Hospitals

Wike’s Ambition Unsettles Rivers PDP

The Life of Ganiyu Amusa-Eke

Obazee: FRC Does Not Embark on Selective Judgement

Ebola: Four Additional Patients Discharged

Adamawa Election: Ribadu, Marwa, Tukur’s Son, Others Pick Guber Forms

Ebola: Edo Govt Inaugurates C'ttee to Prevent Spread

Jonathan Holds Security Meeting

Ebola: ‘Not Enough Quantities for Nigeria’ Says US Govt

Breaking News: Police Arrest Boko Haram suspect at NAMA office

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Atiku Ready to Declare for Presidency, APC Plans for National Convention

Ebola: FG Commences Pre-Clinical Studies of Claims on Drugs

ONGC Mittal Relinquishes Oil Block in Nigeria

How Nigeria Turned Her Majesty’s Prison into a Place of Pleasure

Senate Leader: National Assembly Will Expedite Action on National Conference Report

Ebola: Odinkalu Asks NBA to Postpone Conference

Suspected Ebola Patient from Nigeria Tested in Spanish Hospital

Nda-Isaiah Urges Nigeria to Learn from Malaysia, China, Others

Operator Dismisses Fear of Network Failure with Digital Television

Lai Mohammed, Three Others File N500m Suit against DSS

NCC: Why Most Telecom Subscribers Get 'Ripped-off'

Average of 40, 000 Women Die Annually in Nigeria, Says Gynaecologist

Conference: Nigeria Needs Institutional Reform for Good Roads

Wike Denies Involvement in N2bn School Building Scam

Four Dredging Workers Kidnapped in Bayelsa

Impeachment: Enugu Deputy Gov Resumes Defence Today

APC: Ribadu’s Defection to PDP Won’t Affect Our Electoral Fortunes

Nigeria May Lose $2 Billion to Ebola

One Dead, Scores Injured in Lagos Boat Explosion

The Gambia Moves against Ebola Outbreak to Save Investors

Saving Planet Earth

Four Setraco Workers kidnapped in Bayelsa

FG Denies Conflicting Reports on Discharged Ebola Patient

Appointment of Judges into FCT High Court? Violates Federal Character

Dame Obaigbena at 80: My Children Contribute to My Long Life

Ebola: FG Commences Pre-Clinical Studies of Drugs' Claims

Rising Cases of Displaced Persons Over-stretch Facilities in Maiduguri

Nigeria Records Average of 40,O00 Maternal Death Every Year, Says Gynaecologist

Nigeria Will Defeat Terrorists, Say Army Chief, Oshiomhole

Struggling Liberia Creates "plague villages" in Ebola Epicentre

Liberia Gives Experimental Ebola Drug to Three African Doctors

Insurgency: Tambuwal Decries Poor Conditions of Soldiers, Seeks Conduct of Election in Borno, Yobe

First Lady Donates Relief Materials to IDPs

I'm Under Pressure to Contest Kano Governorship Race in 2015, Says late Murtala Mohammed’s Son




Saturday, August 16, 2014

Public Relations: Is Digital Media the Future?

Abazie: Local Content Act Has Made Nigeria Oil Firms Prove Themselves

Nigeria May Have Halted Ebola's Advance as Doctor is Discharged

Task Force Clears Boko Haram Camp in Borno

Confab: Northern Delegates Seek Amendment Before Final Report is Submitted to Jonathan

UNICEF: North-east Has 2.7m Almajiris

Babangida : We’re Returning to the Political, Economic Prescriptions of My Regime

Chukwu: We Are Prepared for this Virus

Ebola: Lagos Trains 800 Health Workers on Preventive Measures

‘2015 Pre-election Spending May Erase Single-digit Inflation’

General Patrick Aziza Dies

Billions Lost in Ibadan Market Inferno

Anya: A New Nigeria is Possible

New UNIMAID VC: Registrar Quizzed

NERC: New Price Regime Removes Justification for Gas Flaring

ICAN President: Funding Recurrent Expenditure with Debt Inappropriate

SURE-P to Support Abuja Light Rail Project with N10bn

Patient Discharged, Declared Free from Ebola

Desist from Politicising Insecurity, Maku Advises Northern Elite

Ebola: Catholic Diocese Bars Corpses in Churches

SOCIAL DIARY: Lady Evangelist Temilolu Okeowo on a Mission

ROMANCE: ‘Don’t Call it Love’ and Other Issues


Marching on to 2015 Positively...

Ebola: Nigeria Boycotts Youth Olympics Opening Ceremony

Borno: Multi National Task Force Clears Boko Haram Camp, Kills 17 Terrorists

Ebola-hit States Plead for More Help, WHO Rebuked for Slow Response

Presidency: Military Has Capacity to Crush Boko Haram

Northern Elders’ Threat, Baseless, Self-Centred, Says Lawmaker

Doctors' Sack: FG Adamant on Reversal of Action

NERC to Insist on Immediate End to Gas Flare with New Commercial Price

Ebola, Zmapp and Public Diplomacy

Liberia President Apologises for High Toll for Ebola Health Workers

Friday, August 15, 2014

Secondus Disclaims Governorship Ambition

COREN Wants Death Sentence for Owners of Collapsed Buildings

A Minister’s Clarion Call for Patriotism

Ebola: US FDA Warns over Use of Experimental Nano-silver Drug

Civil Society Seeks Nullification of Governors’ Jumbo Pensions

2442 BDCs Scale CBN’s Recapitalisation Hurdle

Doctors Threaten Health Sector Shut -down over of Residency Programmes

'Northern Leaders Should Champion Fight Against Insurgency'

I Didn’t Direct Bathing of Salt Water over Ebola, Says Ata Igala

Challenges of Governance in the Era of Insurgency (II)

Lessons from the State Of Osun

2015: Over 3000 Pro-Jonathan Crusaders Storm Abuja

Police Distribute Share Certificates of Mortgage Bank to Personnel

Nigeria loses 351,000 Hectares of Land to Desertification

Osun: Will APC Now Apologise to Nigerians, INEC, and Security Agencies?

GOtv Rolls Out in Abeokuta

Grant for investigative projects and books

Ebola: Indian Doctors Passports Not Withheld, Says Envoy

Nigeria Replies US Govt on the Efficacy of Ebola Drugs

‘Finance Ministry Not Withholding SURE-P Funds’

CSOs Drag Governors to Court, Seek Nullification of States Pension Laws

MSF: African Ebola Outbreak Like "wartime", Will Take 6 Months to Control

Presidency: Press Release Alleging Jonathan's Revelation on Location of Chibok Girls, Political Dirty Trick

Impeachment: Panel Adjourns to Monday over Deputy Gov's Health Condition

Councilors Kick Against Conference Report on Scrapping of Local Govt System

Ebola: Indian Doctors Passports Not With held, Says Envoy

Doctors Protest Suspension of Residency Training Programmes

Off-the-Turf: The Organ as Daniel’s Therapy

My Cellphone Business Has Taken Me Out of the Country Many Times’

Exit of a Community Hero

Project Act Nollywood: Digging for Gold

My Cellphone Business Has Taken Me Out of the Country Many Times’

Thursday, August 14, 2014

UBA Mutual Funds Reward Unit Holders

21 Days After Sawyer’s Death, His Sojourn Claims Another Life

Nigeria’s Goal to Contain Ebola within Sawyer’s Contacts Wins UN Praise

Jonathan Inaugurates Ovia’s $1.5bn Petrochemical Plant

Delegates Adopt Final Report as Conference Winds Down

US Public Relations, Consulting Firms Find Political Gold in Nigeria

Moody’s: Ebola Could Take Economic Toll on Nigeria, Others

Ebola: FG to Develop Protocol for Disease Control at Airports

Despite Ebola, Nigeria will Eradicate Polio This Year, Says FG

Akwa Ibom Delegates Protest against Recommendation for ‘Oil Rivers State’

Terrorism: Military Intercepts 51 Youths Travelling from Borno to Abuja

FCT Conducts Internal Security Counter-terrorism Exercise

Presidency Accuses Fashola of ‘Deliberate Misinformation’

2015: Take Over Social Media, Presidency Charges Jonathan Supporters

Religious Leaders Call for Cordiality between Public, Law Enforcement Officers

Ebola: Taiwan Considers Sending Doctors to Nigeria

Ebola: Kwara Orders Closure of Hospital

Extra-judicial Murder: 13 Policemen Face Probe in C’River

Osun: In Remembrance of Ajibola Ige

The Organ as Daniel’s Therapy

Benin City’s Melting Pot

Imo State Can Become Investors' Haven, Says Aspirant

2015: Watch Your Utterances, Sultan Cautions Politicians

Terrorism: Military Intercepts Youths in Night Movement from Borno to Abuja

Breaking News: FIFA Reinstates Maigari as NFF President

Nigeria Will Eradicate Polio This Year, Says Health Minister

FG Earmarks N33bn Soft Credit Line for Discos to Close-up Metering Gap

Delegates Adopt Conference Report

NEC Indicts State Governments Over Illegal Taxes Collection

Breaking News… FIFA Reinstates Maigari as NFF President

Boko Haram Abducts 100 from Borno Community

Ebola: Enugu Gets Care Centres as Panic Grips Residents

President Jonathan Inaugurates 1,000 megawatts Capacity Uquo Gas Facility

Ebola: FG Reacts to Doctors' Complaints

Task Force Uncovers Den of Kidnappers, Recovers Arms, Ammunition

Ebola: FG Moves to Develop Protocol for Disease Control at Airports

Tight Security as President Jonathan Arrives Akwa Ibom

NGO Expresses Concern over Increasing Cases of Rape in Borno

Ebola Drugs Expected in Nigeria Today

Consignment of Experimental Ebola Drug Arrives in Liberia


Counter-terrorism: Police Set up Tactical Operation Points in the North

Plight Of The Physically Challenged

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Nigeria Approves Use of Trial Drug

Nigerian Researchers Enter Race to Find Ebola Cure as 21 are Quarantined in Enugu

Ebola: Governors Avoid Handshaking, Adopt Clenched-fist Salute

Online Shopping Rises to N78bn, Driven by Middle Class, Cashless Policy

Nigerian Scammer Arrested in UK on Illinois Charges

Australian Claims He Sent $10,000 to Nigerian Ebola Victim

Kutigi: There is No Draft Constitution, Only Proposed Amendments

Military Vows Not to Cede Any Part of the Country to Terrorists

Jonathan Appoints Kifasi Head of Service

NEMA: 400,000 Internally Displaced Persons in North-east

Ebola: UN Commends Nigeria on Containment Measures

Enugu Deputy Governor Slumps at Impeachment Panel

Northern Elders Back FG’s Plan to End Insurgency

Ebola: FG Bans Importation of Bush Meat from W’African Countries

Azazi Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship

Lagos NUJ Takes on LASTMA, VIOs at Agege Stadium

NCC to Regulate Value Added Service Operations

‘Jonathan Not behind Impeachments’

Union Shuts down FirstBank Head Office over N1.8bn Debt

8 Injured as Rivers APC, PDP Clash Disrupts Amaechi’s Tour

Police Rescue Kidnapped Wife of DELSU Lecturer

Ebola: Patrick Sawyer's a Terrorist, Deserves to Rot in Hell, Says Presidency

South, Middle-belt Delegates Back Conference Report, Accuse N’west, N’east of Hidden Agenda

Ebola: Primary Contacts Quarantined, Secondary Contacts Traced, Says Maku

Boko Haram: Military Vows Not to Cede Any Part of Nigeria to Terrorists

Jonathan Appoints Kifasi as New Head of Service

INEC Flags off Second Phase of Distribution of Permanent Voter’s Cards

Boko Haram: 400,000 Persons Internally Displaced in Northeast, Says NEMA

Northern Elders Back FG's Plan to End Insurgency

There is No Draft Constitution, But Proposed Amendments, Says Kutigi

Germany Urges its Citizens to Leave Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia over Ebola

Breaking News: Enugu Deputy Governor Slumps at Impeachment Panel

Canada to Donate Ebola Vaccine to WHO

Emir of Gwoza Resurfaces

NEMA Deploys Intensive Care Ambulance in Abuja Airport

Boko Haram: DHQ Warns Women Not to Interfere in Deployment of Troops

Borno Assembly Leader Impeached

Omisore Accepts Defeat

Tambuwal, Obasanjo Meet over 2015

Presidency Responds to Northern Elders Threat, Calls Them Mischief Makers

My Son Died Due to Doctors’ Strike, Says CNPP Scribe

Northern Delegates: New Constitution is Third Term Agenda

Ebola: Liberian President to Miss Forthcoming MDGs Summit in Nigeria

US-Power Africa: Nigeria Positioned to Take More than 30% of Available Funds

Kaduna Bomb Attack was Regrettable, Says Buhari

Ebola: Jonathan Calls for Cooperation among W’African Countries

Ebola Scare: Edo Govt Says Deceased Died of Peptic Ulcer

FG Confirms Arrest of Female Bombers’ Trainer

Ebola: NUC Charges Universities on Students’ Sensitisation

Again, Rivers Govt, Police ‘Clash’ over Ban on Politics

NLNG Wins Court Verdict against Global West

Adamawa: Court Adjourns Ngilari’s Suit to September

President Jonathan Visits Akwa Ibom Tomorrow

Ogun Reduces School Fees in Tertiary Institutions

Aircraft Crashes in Kebbi

Third Victim Succumbs to Ebola

DSS: We Were Offered N14m Bribe for Osun Election

Four Indians Forced to Treat Ebola Patients Want Out

Liberia Gets Trail Drug

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Mysteriously Oranmiyan!

When Osun Spoke in a Different Language

The Winners and the Losers

Hoddle Appointed QPR First-team Coach

Suleiman: Information Key for Competition in Mono-Product Pension Industry

Remote Trading Revolution in the Nigerian Stock Market

Ebola: ECOWAS Staff Who Assisted Sawyer Dies

Northern Delegates: New Constitution is Third Agenda

Kaduna Bomb Attack Regrettable, Says Buhari

Borno House Leader Impeached

Adamawa Governorship Election Holds October 11

Boko Haram: DHQ Warns Women Not to Meddle in Deployment of Troops

Ebola: Jonathan Calls for Cooperation Among West African Countries

US-Power Africa: Nigeria Positioned to Take More 30% of Available Funds

Ebola: President Sirleaf Shelves Forthcoming MDGs Summit in Nigeria

NEMA Deploys Intensive Care Ambulance at Abuja Airport

Adamawa: Court Adjourns Ngilari's Suit to September

Spanish Priest with Ebola Dies in Madrid Hospital

Ebola: National Council on Health Insists on Death Certificate Before Burial

Ebola: National Council on Health Insists on Dead Certificate Before Burial

Emir of Gwoza Escapes Captivity

Ebola: NUC Charges Universities on Students' Sensitisation

Husband of Missionary with Ebola Returns to U.S. Under Quarantine

Liberia to Give Two Doctors Trial ZMapp Drug, as Ebola Toll Now 1,013

Stallion Group Debuts Made-in-Nigeria Hyundai Cars

Stakeholders Decry Labour’s Failure to Confront FG on National Issues

Eto'o Set for Inter Return

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Power of Introspection

Ebola: The Rumours of Salt

Conference Distributes Draft Constitution, Silent on Derivation

Taking Chibok Saga to New Political Height, Northern Elders Ask Jonathan to Reconsider Presidential Bid

Accra Bound Passenger Dies at Lagos Airport

Ebola Scare Hits Edo Community

Soldiers’ Wives Maintain Blockade in Maiduguri, Stop Husbands from Confronting Boko Haram

Ebola: FG to Employ 490 EHOs to Man Border Communities

Lagos Assembly Confirms Atilade New CJ

14 Killed, 230 Cattle Rustled in Plateau

Ebola: FG, Canada, China, Italy to Collaborate on Production of Antibodies

Jonathan, Fayemi, Adeyeye Mourn Ajayi

Ebola: House Applauds Jonathan for Declaring Emergency

ASUU Advocates Socialism in Nigeria

Five Siblings Roast in Fatal Accident on Abuja-Lokoja Highway

NUPENG Issues 14-day Strike Notice over Treatment of Workers by Agip

WAEC Releases May-June Results, Records Marginal Decline in Students’ Performance

PDP Publicist Rejects FG UTME Scholarship List

FCT Sets up Technical C’ttee on Ebola Virus Management

16 Female Suicide Bombers Arrested with Trainer

Fashola: Ebola Victims Now Stable, Five Showing Signs of Recovery

Cote d'Ivoire Bans Flights from Nigeria, Others

Nigeria's Foreign Trade Increases to N5.51tn in First Quarter

Jonathan Inaugurates N.9b National Trauma Centre

FG, Canada, China, Italy to Collaborate on Production of Antibodies Against Ebola

Test Results Negative on Two Possible Ebola Cases in Benin Republic

Spain Imports Ebola Drug to Treat Priest Evacuated from Liberia

Nigerian Passenger Destined to Accra, Dies at Lagos Airport

Ebola: FG Urges States to Prepare against Emergency

Produce Chibok Girls or Forget Your 2015 Ambition, Northern Elders Tell Jonathan

Jonathan: Nigeria Cannot Disintegrate

14 Feared Killed , 230 Cattle Rustled, 15 Houses Burnt in Plateau

Jonathan Mourns Chike Offodile, Ade Ajayi

BPE, NERC to Probe $1.8bn 5-Year Investors’ Commitment to Discos

West Africans Pray for Deliverance from 'devil' Ebola

Conference Out With Draft Constitution, Silent On Derivation

House Applauds Jonathan for Declaring Emergency on Ebola Disease

Ebola: Jonathan Describes Sawyer's Action as Madness, Crazy

EU Urges Aregbesola to Seek Legal Options over Security, Election Infractions by FG

Confirmed Ebola Cases now 10

Topsy Turvy in Global Currencies

‘Boko Haram Threatening Nigeria’s Economic Growth’

NCR Unveils Products for Banking Industry

Even in Victory, Aregbesola Slams FG

FG Insists on Merging Aviation Agencies

Sunday, August 10, 2014

10,000 Borno Displaced Persons Flee to Adamawa, Cameroun

2015 Elections: INEC Ready for Nationwide Distribution of PVCs

Nigerian Legion Want to Join Fight against Boko Haram

Boko Haram: Nigerian Troops Launch Counter-offensive to Retake Gwoza

Ebola: Catholic Authorities Discourage Handshake in Church

Fayemi, Fayose, Amaechi, Others Congratulate Aregbesola on His Victory

INEC Declares Osun Election Successful

Ajimobi Canvasses Autonomy for States, Local Govts

Abia Debunks Alleged Ebola Outbreak

Ebola: UCH Pleads with S’West Govs to Fund Tertiary Institutions

National Conference Reconvenes

Sultan Tasks Residents on Permanent Voters’ Card

Nigeria Will Benefit from Jonathan’s Participation at US-African Summit, Says Uzodimma

Senator Abe Offers Scholarship to 300 Students, Discountenances Criticisms

WHO: Trial of Ebola Vaccine Starts Next Month, May be Ready by 2015

Nigerian in Hong Kong Tests Negative to Ebola Virus

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

The Failed Nasarawa Coup

Core Media Unveils Digital TV Station

Patrick Sawyer’s Windy Journey to Nigeria



Ebola: National Council on Health Meets in Abuja

Borno 10,000 Displaced Persons Fled to Adamawa, Republic of Cameroon for Safety

Boko Haram: Nigerian Troops Launch Counter-Offensive to Retake Gwoza

Tambuwal Congratulates Aregbesola

APC Haouse Caucus Congratulates Aregbesola

Osun Guber: PDP Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Aregbesola

Fayemi, Fayose, Bamidele Congratulate Aregbesola on Electoral Victory

Amaechi Congratulates Aregbesola on Election Victory

Jonathan Congratulates Aregbesola

Osun Election: Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Congratulates Aregbesola

Ebola: Catholic Church Discourages Handshaking in Church

PDP Rejects Osun Guber Result

Celebration in Osun over Aregbesola’s Victory

Plane Crash at Tehran Airport Kills 48

Osun: PDP Hails Jonathan for Ensuring Peaceful Governorship Election

Osun Governorship : APC's Aregbesola Defeats PDP's Omisore

Ebola: How 50-year-old Nurse and Mother of Four Succumbed to Death After Treating Liberian Weapon of Mass Destruction

NSA: Boko Haram Threatening Democratic Foundations

With Ebola and Death from Liberia

Ebola: Persons in Contact with Sawyer May be Hiding

Jonathan’s US Visit: Nigerians Flay Boko Haram

Nigeria Loses Billions through Illegal Smuggling of Tobacco Products

Imperial College Alumni Mourns Lukman

Sultan Tasks District Heads on Polio Immunisation, Insecurity

Uduaghan’s Aide, Traditional Ruler Die in Auto Crash

Minister Reassures Nigerians on Completion of East-West Road

Enugu 2015: Group Cautions Clergy over Utterances

Dangote Rice Project to Create Massive Employment

Pay Us Our Pension, Ex-Nigeria Airways Workers Tell FG

Promote Anti-Corruption Agenda, UNGC Urges Private Sector

Saturday, August 09, 2014

BREAKING NEWS......Aregbesola Wins Osun Governorship Election, Beats Omisore

Dabiri-Erewa to Analyse Economy at CBU Conference

Umar: How I Lost My First Son to Hepatitis-B

Navy Court-martials Personnel, Arrest 7 Others for Theft, Impersonation

Passengers Disrupt Arik Operations in Abuja

Borno Gives N41m Car Loan to Law Officers

Post-Incorporation Obligations: CAC Tightens Noose on Defaulting Firms

Customs and the Regime of Destination Inspection

As Al-Makura Escapes the Impeachment Noose

APC Reacts to Omisore's letter

Moro: We Are Monitoring Our Borders Closely

My Take on Marwa’s Endorsements by PDP Delegates

All Eyes on Enugu Impeachment Panel


Women Agenda for Advancement


Osun Election: Omisore Protests


NSA: Boko Haram Threatening Democratic Foundations, Good Governance in Nigeria

Osun Election: APC Raises Allegation of Plot to Change Result of Poll

APC in Early Lead in Osogbo, Olorunda LGs

Gwoza People Threaten to Relocate to Cameroon

Osun Governorship Election: Tight Security as Collation of Results Begins

Jonathan Canvasses Abrogation of Age Limit of 40 as Qualification for Presidency

Guinea Shuts Borders with Sierra Leone, Liberia in Bid to Halt Ebola

Zambia Bans Travellers from Countries Hit by Ebola Virus

Osun Guber Election: Massive Turnout, Peaceful Voting in Oshogbo, Environs

Omisore, Oladipo Rate INEC High as Ile-Ife Records Massive Turnout of Voters

FG Bans Movement of Corpses over Ebola Virus

Miners Battle to Keep Ebola at Bay in West Africa

Osun Governorship Election: Impressive Turnout Recorded for Accreditation

Osun Election: Lai Mohammed, Others Arrested, Released

Friday, August 08, 2014

In An Ebola Emergency, Two New Sawyer Contacts Test Positive

NNPC Shuts Clinic in Lagos…

Race for Osun Govt House: Aregbesola, Omisore in Battle Royale

FG Admits Mistakes in UNEP Report Implementation on Ogoni Cleanup

Ebola: Fashola Inspects Isolation Wards

N/Delta Group Petitions Minister over Shell’s Plan to Cancel Project

Amnesty Office Clarifies Beneficiaries Selection

NCAA Suspends The Gambia National Carrier to Nigeria

‘We Pranked on Salt-water Therapy’ as FG Debunks Claims

Jonathan: Sovereignty of Nigeria will Never Be Compromised

Mark Hails Obaigbena's Re-election as NPAN President

... Two Die, 20 Hospitalised Over Excessive Salt Consumption

The Times Refuses to Carry ad Accusing Hamas of 'Child Sacrifice'

Oil Firm Drag Olyton, Director Before EFCC over N830m

Doctors' Strike: NMA Executives Reject President's Resignation

‘Use US-Africa Business Leaders Summit to Grow Capacity’

PSN Charges Pharmaceutical, Scientific Researchers on Ebola Vaccine

Delta Outlines Measures to Check Spread of Virus to State

Okada Riders at More Risk, Says MDCAN

Adamawa Government Debunks Death of Four

Health Minister Confirms Two New Cases of Ebola Virus in Lagos

5 Women Deliver in Gombe IDP’S Camp, 35 Expecting

Network Nuisance and the Globacom Response

At 28, I Eloped With a Woman Who is Now My Wife

Nuel Ojei Gets a Second Chance

Borno Governor Sacks cabinet

On Jim Ovia’s New Look and Marriott Hotel

61 Garlands for Festus Odimegwu

I Killed My Woman Friend Out of Jealousy - Suspect

3 Chadian Nationals Nabbed Over Raid on Senator Omisore’s Lagos Home

Coscharis Motors Ford Ranger Odyssey Competition

Jonathan Declares State of Emergency on Ebola, Approves N1.9bn Special Intervention Fund

Breaking News .... President Jonathan Announces National Emergency on Ebola

Jonathan: Sovereignty of Nigeria Will Never Be Compromised

Doctors' Strike: NMA President Resigns Amid Controversy

Ebola Scare: Two Feared Dead, 20 Others Hospitalised Over Excessive Salt Consumption

Ebola: Residents Want Calabar Drill Ranch Relocated

Court Refuses Ngilari's Application to Stop Bye-election in Adamawa

Adamawa Govt Debunks Death Claim of Four by Ebola Virus

NNPC Shuts Down Lagos Clinic on Suspected Ebola Case

Prince Iyke: ‘I Became an Actor by Accident’

Ebola Outbreak May Get Worse, Remain for Months, Says WHO

EBOLA: Okada Riders at More Risk, Says MDCAN

Ebola: Jonathan Summons Emergency Meeting, Cancels Owerri Trip

Muslims in Kano Offer Special Prayers against Ebola

Ebola: Delta Outlines Measures to Check Spread of Virus to State

Ebola Scare: Jos Residents Keep Vigil, Bath with Warm Salty Water at Night

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Daniel Asks Politicians to Team up Against Amosun

Osun Politics: Sam and Sara Clarifies Ownership Status

Ebola: Patrick Sawyer Escaped Quarantine

Boko Haram Occupies Yobe Community

NPAN Returns Obaigbena as President

Ebola: Lagos Sets up Emergency Operations Centre

Senate Leader: Nigeria will Not Cede More C’River Territories to Cameroun

Kano, Bayelsa, Abia, Others Adopt Preventive Measures against Ebola

Kalu Condemns Saudi Arabia’s Ban on W’African Pilgrims

Don’t Travel to Nigeria, India, Greece Advise Nationals

IPC Issues Advisory on Ebola Crisis Reporting

Centre for Disease Control Deploys 31 Experts to Nigeria, Other Countries

Ghana Denies Shutting out Nigerians

‘UCH Can Manage Ebola Disease’

Terror Attacks Plunge Borno into Blackout

US to Seize $480m of Abacha's Loot

NEMA, Stakeholders Gear up against Epidemic-induced Disasters

NYSC is Solution to Problems Bedevilling Nigeria, Says Wamakko

Anambra CP Orders Detention of Five Policemen for Assaulting a Lawyer

Sokoto Disburses N200m Interest-free Loans to Primary School Teachers

Court Urged to Stop EFCC's Move to Reopen Land Sale Involving Ex-minister

Military Sets up DNA Centre for Storage of Personnel Data

Ibrahim’s Consuming Passion for Golf

David Luiz Recovers from Brazil 2014 Nightmare

Mavericks Owner against NBA Stars in Olympics

Startimes Seeks to Boost Cultural Exchanges between Nigeria, China

Fashola Orders Reversal of LASU Tuition Fees to old Charges

DHQ: Special Forces Dislodge Terrorists From Siege on Borno Communities

Emir of Gwoza whereabouts unknown

Patrick Sawyer Was Under Surveillance in Liberia, Escaped Quarantine

Boko Haram Crisis Plunges Borno into Total Blackout

NEMA, Stakeholders Gears-Up Against Epidemic-Induced Disasters

Boko Haram Takes Control of Gujba, Another Borno Local Govt Area

Ebola : Kwara Orders Death Certificate for Corpse from Outside State

Spanish Ebola Patient Stable in Madrid Hospital

Ebola: Nigeria to Screen Outbound Travellers

Global Report: Nigeria’s Infrastructure Spending to Hit $77bn by 2025

Sierra Leone Police Blockade Ebola Areas

Ebola Sucks Life from West African States Weakened by War, Poverty

Obama: Too Early to Send Experimental Ebola Drug to Africa

Defecting Lawmakers Yet to Notify Us, Says Anambra Govt

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Ebola: FG, US Plan Partnership Against Outbreak as Virus Claims First Nigerian

Shell Begins Crude Oil Production in Bonga North West Deep Water Field

Ebola: Death of Nurse Causes Panic

Adamawa Ex-deputy Governor Asks Court to Declare Him Gov

Nurses: We will Not Allow Our Members to Sign Death Warrant

Jang’s NGF, Health Minister to Hold Stakeholders’ Meeting on Disease

NIS: No Directive to Evacuate Nigerians from Infested Countries

Spain Evacuates Priest Who Tested Positive for Virus in Liberia

National Assembly Members Stop Shaking Hands

No Case of Ebola Virus in Enugu, Says Commissioner

Experimental Drug is Hard to Make, Says Expert

S’West Governors Lament Danger of Illegal Borders

HIV/AIDS Kills More than Ebola, Says NACA DG

Delta Sets up Seven Isolated Hospitals to Checkmate Outbreak

Michelle Obama Calls on African First Ladies to Fight for Chibok Girls

National Conference Report Ready for Debate August 13

Dawha Takes over as NNPC GMD

US Planes Spot Chibok Girls in Nigeria

Ebola: NMA Suspends Strike

I’m PDP’s Best Bet, Says Wike

Dangote Partners Blackstone, Carlyle in $5bn Energy Deal

Ensuring Safe Online Learning for Children

No Magic Wand in Washington

Liberia Shuts Hospital Where Spanish Priest Infected

Ebola Outbreak is a National Emergency, Says Health Minister

EBOLA: Delta Sets Up Seven Isolation Hospitals to Check Outbreak

Ebola: NMA Convenes Emergency Meeting

Michelle Obama Urges African First Ladies to Fight for Chibok Girls

Boko Haram Captures Another Borno Town

Jonathan Calls For More Effective International Action Against Boko Haram, Other Terrorist Groups

Adamawa Ex-Deputy Governor, Nggilari, ? Asks Court to Declare Him Governor

Ebola: FG Contacts US Centre For Disease Control

WHO: Ebola Death Toll Reaches 932

Bayelsa: Senator’s Mother Recued from Kidnappers

Chibok Girls: We’re Not Against Third Party Dialogue, Says Jonathan

Ebola: Health Minister Meets Head of Foreign Missions

Impeachment: Deputy Gov, Speaker Absent as Panel Begins Sitting

Nigeria, Others Get $5bn World Bank Support on US-backed Power Africa

BREAKING NEWS… Nigerian Nurse Dies from Ebola

Fayemi Sets Up 30-member Committee over Dreaded Ebola Virus

Nigerian Nurse Dies from Ebola

Ebola Mortality Rate Expected to Rise as Outbreak Runs its Deadly Course

Bodies Dumped in Streets as West Africa Struggles to Curb Ebola

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

PDP Plans Rally in Lafia to Press for

Ebola: Lagos Traces Persons Who Made Contact with Infected Doctor

Al Makura Survives, Panel Dismisses Impeachment Allegations

Nigerians in S’Africa in No Hurry to Go Home

Anenih: Jonathan Will Seek Re-election

Amnesty Int’l Report: Military Alleges Rights Violations Committed by Terrorists

Nyako Left Adamawa in Comatose State, Says Marwa

FG to Commence Nationwide Verification of Pensioners

Dignitaries, Clerics Gather at One Year Remembrance Prayers for Fashola

NBA Asks Abia Governor to Reject Call to Sack Chief Judge

Mimiko: Jonathan Deserves Commendation

Fayemi Inaugurates Council Transition Committees

Sultan Bemoans Activities of Suicide Bombers, Seeks Military Ties with Pakistan

Western Education Not against Islam, Says Muslim Cleric

Rwanda Wants Nigeria to Seal BASA Deal

THISDAY Break-in: Delta Police Arrest Two Suspects

Inter-agency Collaboration: IG Visits Service Chiefs

Boko Haram a Distraction, Says Minister

Obama Announces $33bn in Investment Commitments to Africa

Xavi Retires from Spain

Peterside: Rebasing Did Not Change Anything

Amnesty Inter'l Report: Army Suspects Terrorists Masquerading as Military Men as Behind Human Rights Violations

Sierra Leonean Former Minister Loses Nine Family Members to Ebola

UN: Boko Haram Renders 650,000 Nigerians Homeless

Crude Supply to Refineries By Marine Vessels Increases Cost, Says Madueke

Ekwunife, Azubogu, Ogene, Other APGA N’Assembly Lawmakers Defect to PDP

Ebola: Panic Continues as Results for Quarantined Persons Are Delayed

Nassarawa Impeachment Latest: Panel Has Vindicated Us, Says APC

Amaechi: Church Should Lead Rescue of Nigeria

Sultan Bemoans Suicide Bomb Attacks in the North

Angry Community Shuts Down Oil Wells in Bayelsa

Impeachment: Panel Dismisses Allegations against Al-Makura for Want of Evidence

Impeachment: Enugu CJ Sets Panel Against Deputy Gov

THISDAY Break-in: Delta Police Arrest Two Suspects

World Bank, ADB to Disburse $260m to Ebola Affected Countries

Monday, August 04, 2014

Eight Persons Quarantined as Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

Experimental Drug, ZMapp, Could Save Patients

Ahead of Poll, Oyinlola, 10,000 Others Defect to APC in Osun

Adamawa Acting Governor Sets up Panels to Probe Nyako’s Administration

IG: FG Not Responsible for Buhari's Bombing

Ebola Virus Scare in Ogun

Nasarawa Panel Adjourns over Failure of Lawmakers to Appear

Seven Killed as Pirates, Security Officials Clash in Ondo

Sultan of Sokoto Heads FG Delegation to 2014 Hajj

Child Bride in Kano Faces Murder Charges after Forced Marriage

Gunmen Kidnap Bayelsa Speaker’s Brother in Bayelsa

GE to Supply 25mw Power Turbine for Port Harcourt Refinery

Okorocha Issued N50m Dud Cheque to Catholic Church, Says Priest

NCP Shortlists NATCOM, NECTAR as Bidders for NITEL

DHQ Sets up Team to Investigate Amnesty International Allegations

Battle of the Governors and their Senators

Experimental Drug Likely Saved Ebola Patients

FG to Spend $1bn on Gas Supply

Osun Guber: IGP Reads Riot Acts to Trouble Makers

Adamawa Acting Governor Sets Up Two Panels to Probe Nyako

MOSOP Accuses FG of Environmental Terrorism in Ogoniland

Impeachment Process: Nasarawa Panel Adjourns Sitting over Case Against Governor Al-Makura

Gunmen kidnap Speaker's Brother in Bayelsa

Gunmen kidnap Bayelsa Speaker’s Brother in Bayelsa

Fulani Herdsmen Not Behind Attacks on Kaduna Villages

FG Tasked on Grassroots Campaigns against Dreaded Ebola Virus

S’Africa to Host Seminar on Boko Haram

Panel Begins Trial of Governor Tanko Almakura

FG Confirms Additional Case of Ebola Virus in Nigeria.

Billions of Dollars in Deals and Funding to be Announced at Africa Summit

Jobs, Education, Security Top List for Africans, Says Poll

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Ebola: Lagos Pushes for Closure of Borders

Kano Bombings Traced to Female Beggars

Elumelu Commits N2.5bn to Distressed Nigerian Communities

Boko Haram Crashes Real Estate Prices

NMA Split over Decision to Call off Doctors’ Strike

FG Abandons Apapa Regeneration Plan About N11.60bn required for implementation

Hijacked Ship Released Near Nigeria

Cholera Claims 27 Lives in Biu Refugee Camp

Unilorin VC: New Varsity Ranking, Product of Hard Work

IBEDC: Ibadan, Environs to Enjoy 15 Hours of Uninterrupted Electricity

Taraba: 28 Corpses Recovered as Calm Finally Returns to Ibi

Foreign Ministry Advises Nigerian Students to Vacate Eastern Ukraine

Falana Faults Adebajo’s Inclusion in Lagos Judicial Commission of Enquiry

Sultan Calls for Probe of Military-Shiite Sect Clash in Zaria

Unmasking Military Impostors

Gunmen Kill Monarch in Bauchi

New Investment Drive: UK, Nigeria to Explore Diaspora Groups

GOtv Takes Digital Broadcasting to Abeokuta

Inside Kano’s Neglected Community

Unmasking Military Imposters

Biu Refugee Camp: Cholera Claims 27 Lives, 1000 Others Treated for Symptoms

Biu Refugee Camp: Cholera Claims 10 Lives, 1000 Others Treated for Symptoms

Doctors' Strike: NMA Split over Decision to Call Off Strike

Jonathan Mourns Alkali

Alkali: We've Lost one of Borno's Priceless National Assets, Says Governor Shettima

Confusion in Abia Judiciary as House Sacks CJ

One Killed, Others Injured as Gunmen Attack Catholic Church in Kaduna

Obama Seeks Bigger U.S. Africa Role

Ghana to Seek IMF Programme to Stabilise Cedi

Ebola virus: Kwara Commences Sensitisation Programmes

Jonathan: Osun Election'll Be Well Policed

With New Measures, FG Pursues 5000mw Year-end Electricity Supply

Boko Haram ‘Embarrassment’ Will End in Few Months, Says President

Obama: Why Africa is Important to US

Ebola: No Plan to Shut Borders, Says FG

Impeachment: Al-Makura’s Lawyers Write Nasarawa CJ, Ask Him to Reject Call to Disband Panel

Insecurity, Investment Top the Agenda of Diaspora Meeting

FMBN Plans Diaspora Mortgage, Targets $2.5bn for Housing Sector

Ebola: Fashola Canvasses Professionalism among Customs, NIS

Another Conference Delegate is Dead

CSOs Task Obama, African Govts on Transparency

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Beware of Sinister Politicians, Sultan Cautions the Military

USAID: Omisore Lied over Favourable Opinion Poll on Osun Election

Appraising the Cost of Biotechnologically Improved Crops

Starcom Media vs Publicis…Another Affiliation Gone Awry

Onyema: Jonathan Administration Has Tried for Aviation Industry

Aregbesola: Militarisation of Election Process is Direct Assault on Democracy

Omisore: No, There Will Be Massive Security to Prevent Rigging

Temitope Ajayi: Nigerians in Diaspora Are Too Economically Important to be Denied Voting Rights

ROMANCE: Don’t Call it Love

ROMANCE: Don’t Call it Love



Sultan Advises Military Against Being Used by Politicians

Jonathan in Osogbo: Urges Electorates to Vote Omisore as Next Governor

Ebola: Our Constraints, by Plateau State Govt

Nigeria Will Soon be Free from Boko Haram Embarrassment, Says Jonathan

Ebola: FG Insists Anambra Hospital Where Nigerian who Died in Liberia is Kept Remain Sealed

Courts to Resume Monday as Judiciary Workers Suspend Strike

African Leaders Agree on Steps to Tackle Ebola Outbreak

Another Conference Delegate, Mohammed Nur Alkali, Dies at 68

Sijibomi Ogundele : My High School Teacher Who Called Me Dumb, Now Works for Me

Still on Potential

Still on ‘Potential’

Soft Power and Social Media

Friday, August 01, 2014

New Police Chief Talks Tough, to Protect the Weak, Vulnerable

Security Beefed Up in Osun as Jonathan, Sambo Campaign for Omisore

Dawha is New NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu Out

Obama: African Delegates to Undergo Ebola Screening Before Entering US

Farmer Stabs Wife to Death

FG Bans Conveyance of Corpses from Ebola-infected Countries

Atiku Slams FG over Handling of Security Challenges

Jonathan Appreciates Donors to Terror Victims' Support Fund

Police Arrest Bank Robber, Averts Broad Day Heist in Bauchi

Kanekalon to Crown True African Beauties in Nigeria

El-Zakzaky: Military Says Enquiry into Shooting Incident Ongoing

NCAA Denies Ghana Banned Nigerian Flights over Ebola

C’River, Benue Parley to Forestall Communal Crisis

'Dokubo-Asari Not Involved in Buhari Bombing'

Ijaw Music Meastro, Ebizimor Dies in Fatal Accident

Kukah: Shun Political Parties with Ethnic, Religious Agenda

Enugu Vows to Improve Educational as Lecturer Wins Award

Keyamo Petitions IG Over Death of Lagoon Restaurant Staff

Why I’m A Fan of Apc

DSS Terrorising Osun People, Says APC

Tony Ekaidem: Though, I am a Medical Doctor, I Have Never Practiced for a Day

Gerrard Reveals He Told Suarez to Stay at Liverpool Last Season

Remembering Hilda Adunola Ogunbanjo

Need for Our Leaders to Match Their Resolve to End Insurgency with Action

El-Zakzaky: Military Says Investigation into Shooting Incident Ongoing

Jonathan Appoints New CEOs For NNPC, NPDC

Taraba Crisis: Death Toll Rises to 14

Boko Haram: FG Plans Comprehensive Reconstruction for Northeast

Jonathan Expresses Appreciation over Donations to the Terror Victims' Support Fund

Ebola Out of Control but Can be Stopped, Assures WHO Chief

Ijaw Music Maestro, Ebizimor, Dies in Car Crash

Abia Takes Measures to Ward off Ebola Disease

Atiku Accuses FG of Lacking Political Will to Address Security Challenges

Boko Haram Razes Five Churches, Threatens Council Secretariat in Borno

Cholera Outbreak: Death Toll Rises to 8 at Biu IDPs Camps

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Impeachment: Enugu Assembly Directs CJ to Set Up Panel against Deputy Governor

LASG Generates N120bn from Tax in Six Months

National Council of State Expresses Concern on Nation’s Security, Unity

Stakeholders Rally Against Ebola Virus in West Africa

Presidential Committee Raises Over N80bn to Support Terror Victims

Jonathan Names Suleiman Abba New Chief Cop

Aviation Spent over N1tn in Two Years

NLC Asks FG to Stop Manipulation in Cement Production

NYSC Redeploys Corps Members from Borno, Kano, Yobe, Others

Taraba: Eight Killed in Fresh Communal Clash

Buhari: Dokubo Asari Asks SSS to Investigate Allegation against Him

Nda-Isaiah Pays Condolence Visit to El-Zakzaky over Sons’ Killings

FG Jump-starts 10,000 Mortgages as States Key into New Scheme

Amaechi: Soyinka is a Global Achiever

Atiku Condoles El-Rufa’i over Son’s Death

Boko Haram: Victims Support Funds Committee Raises Over N80bn

Airtel, MTN Tango at Free Kick Challenge

Regional Autonomy and Nigerian Nationalism

‘We’ve Spent over N10b in Delivering Projects’

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