This Day News Archive for December 2014

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

?Ombatse: IGP Visits Families of Deceased, Missing Police Officers

Aiyegbeni to Reunite with Redknapp at QPR

Echoes of a Supreme Court Ruling

Four Killed in Foiled Military Coup in Gambia

Bodies, Debris from Missing AirAsia Plane Pulled from Sea off Indonesia

Bodies, Debris of Missing AirAsia Jet Found

Monday, December 29, 2014

Oyegun: Buhari Will Not Probe Past Corrupt Leaders

Jonathan, Buhari, Others Set for Battle as INEC Substitution Deadline Expires Tuesday

Cameroun Launches Air Strikes against Boko Haram

Fulani Herdsmen Threaten Abia Villagers over Missing Cows

Stop Playing Politics with Chibok Girls, Falana Urges FG

DSS Warns Politicians against Inciting Statements

Pro-Biafra Group, BZF Seeks Release of Onwuka, 10 Others, Petitions CLO, Amnesty International

LASG: Jonathan, Sambo Running Presidency without Legacy

El-Rufai Accuses Kaduna Govt of Squandering N600bn

Odumakin, Yoruba Leaders Counter Obasanjo on Autobiography

Shekarau: FG Approved Disbursement of N220bn to Universities

Geidam in Niger Republic to Bring Back Fleeing Residents

Kwara Committee on Creation of LCDAs Receives 96 Memoranda

Don Tasks FG on Corruption

Lagos Deputy Gov Alerts Public on Fraudulent E-mail Messages

Lagos Mobilises 100,000 for 2014 Countdown

FG, EU Sign MoU on 2015 Election Monitoring

FRSC: Yuletide Road Fatalities Reduced By 42%

Nine Ships Arrive with Petrol at Lagos Ports

Nigerian Equities Rally to Best 6-Day Gain Since ’98

Naira Appreciates against Dollar at Forex Markets

Skye Bank Appoints Interim MD for Mainstreet Bank

Higher Cost of Living Imminent as 2015 Beckons

How Corrupt is Nigeria?

2014: The Year in Perspective

APC Petitions NSA Over Existence of Killer Squad in Ekiti

2015: LP Sets Up C'ttee to Scrutinize Presidential Candidates for Adoption

Stop Playing Politics With Chibok Girls, Falana Warns FG

Geidam in Niger to See to Return of Fleeing Residents

Search Resumes for Missing AirAsia Plane

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Lagos PDP Picks Abdulkareem as Agbaje’s Running Mate

OPEC Should Cut Crude Oil Output, Says Algeria

The Affluent Do Not Pay Tax in Nigeria, Says NLC

‘Nigeria World’s Largest Yam Producer’

How 30 Boko Haram Insurgents Overran 1,000 Troops in Mubi

…S’Arabia Refuses to Grant Flight Permit for Nigerian Arms Procured from Pakistan

Lamido Accuses Buhari of Divisive Campaigns

INEC Releases Guidelines for Screening of Candidates

Over 100 Boko Haram Militants Killed by Camerounian Army

Folorunsho Alakija Unseats Oprah As Richest Black Woman

How to Avoid Violence in 2015, by Jonathan

Jonathan Jets off to UK

Gunmen Kill 10 in Kaduna Community

Parents Threaten Showdown with Unity Schools over Plan to Introduce Insurance Scheme

FG Replaces 48 Damaged Steel Columns on Eko Bridge to Prevent Collapse

Sahara Reporters Denies Accusation of Supporting of Boko Haram

FG, Devt Partners Mull Trust Fund for North-east to Address Insurgency

Taraba Sponsors 33 Graduates to Study Maritime Courses

Semenitari: Unity Bank Will Invest in Power When Properly Legislated

Confession of Robbers

Jonathan Visits Britain

APC Pledges Violence-free 2015 Polls

2015: How to Avoid Violence, By Jonathan?? ??

Bauchi Bomb Blast Death Toll Rises to 19

Jonathan Visits Britain??

2015: How to Avoid Violence, By Jonathan

Air Search for Missing AirAsia Jet is Suspended

NUJ President: Only Free, Fair Polls Can Avert Crisis in 2015

AirAsia Flight Carrying 155 People Missing

Saturday, December 27, 2014

In Fierce Presidential Contest, Candidates Have 46 Days to Campaign

With Obanikoro, Agbaje in Same Team, Lagos Election will be Keenly Contested

$20bn Oil Money: APC Accuses FG of Suppressing Probe Report

APC Inaugurates Campaign, Reconciliation Committees in Sokoto

2015: Ijebu Muslim Leaders Solicit Support for Dapo Abiodun

Murtala’s Son, Abba, Emerges Takai’s Running Mate in Kano

Ihedioha’s Giant Strides Towards Government House

Akwa Ibom Governorship: The Battle to Stop Udom

70 Garlands to Anambra’s True Hero

$20bn Oil Money: APC Accuses FG of Move to Suppress Audit Report

17m Housing Deficit: FG Orders Sale of Completed Houses within 3 Months

NDLEA Secures 70 Convictions, Seizes 1.6 Tonnes of Drugs in Ebonyi

Borno Govt Evacuates over 42,000 IDPs from Adamawa

‘Nigerians’ll Survive Insurgency, Corruption, Bad Governance Come 2015’

Yuletide Celebration: Police Clash with Irate Youths in Benue

Soldier Mistaken for Suicide Bomber Narrowly Escapes Lynching

Izuchukwu Transport Chairman Dies

Praying for Election without Bloodshed

Standard Chartered: Changing Lives with Mega Rewards

President Jonathan Visits IBB in Minna, Solicits for Support

Arik Makes Air Return after Bird Strike

Soldier Mistaken for Suicide Bomber Escapes Lynching by Worshippers

$20b Oil Money: APC Accuses FG of Move to Suppress Audit Report

Judiciary Workers Resume indefinite Strike January 2

Friday, December 26, 2014

DHQ Rejects APC's Incitement of Soldiers Who Refused to Fight Boko Haram

Fashola: Why There Must Be Change of National Government in 2015

FG: Oshiomhole’s Allegation on Excess Crude Money Political

Sultan: Terrorists' Actions Negate Islam

Mimiko: Nigerians Must Resist APC’s Dictatorial Tendencies …

APC Pushes Back on protests…

IGP Declares Christmas Crime-free

Police Foil Kidnap of Child in Abuja

Obong of Calabar: Nigeria's Democracy under Threat

Muslims Protect Christians at Christmas

Tambuwal, Saraki, Others Storm Ilorin

Governor Aliyu Wants Prayer for Peace

Nasarawa Magistrates Ask for Pay Rise

Customs Unit Rakes in N308m in 3 Months

Archbishop Donates to Jos Prison Inmates

Nigerian-American Professionals Endorse Jonathan for Second Term

Fayose to Jail Landlords Over Mandatory Toilet Facilities

Be Consoled with Your Heavenly Home, Archbishop Tells IDPs

Sarah Ofili: I Am Paranoid About Anything I Am Not in Control of

Mike Onolememen Declares... Passion for Service Delivery has Kept me Going as a Minister

Proud to be Frank Olize’s Daughter but Don’t Need the Name to Open any Door

Financial Difficulty Led Me to Robbery, Claims Suspect

Fake Woman Breasts is Concealment Method for Drug Trafficking

Raising the Temperature with Maison Fahrenheit

Obasanjo’s Order on Southwest to Follow Jonathan without Negotiation Marginalised the Region

IGP Declares Christmas Crime-Free

Army Exonerates Officer of Petition against Operations

Uduaghan Approves Weigh-in Allowance for Media Workers

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

As His Christmas Gift, Soyinka Calls Obasanjo a Compulsive Liar

13-year-old Female Bomber: My Father Enlisted Me into Boko Haram

Don’t Politicise the Armed Forces, PDP Tells APC

Leaders Preach Love, Unity, End of Insurgency at Christmas

Nigerians Cry as Falling Naira, Boko Haram Hit Trade

Five Nigerians on Travel Ban in Bahrain Plead for Help

APC Raises Nigerians’ Hopes at Christmas

Gov Amaechi Preaches Love and Political Tolerance

Gov Orji: Show Love, and Pray for Peace at Christmas

Amosun: Let’s Pray for Peaceful Elections

Mimiko: Let Us Pursue Peace

Senate Chief Whip urge Christians to Show Love, Peace at Xmas

Yuguda: Let’s All Unite

Okowa Urges Love and Prayer for Peace

Jang Preaches Love and Peace at Christmas

Ambode Visits Patients At Lagos Hospital

Ahmed, Atunwa, Saraki, Olododo, Preach Peace

Fayose, Fayemi Greet Nigerians at Christmas, Sue for Unity

Oritsejafor: Reflect the Spirit of Christmas

Oshiomhole: Excess Crude Account Not Shared in 18 Months

IG Conducts Aerial Surveillance on FCT, Kaduna-Abuja-Lokoja Highway

Lamido: I Am Not Jonathan’s North-west Campaign Coordinator

UN Gives Funds to 14 Victims of UN HQ Bomb Blast

Jonathan Supporters to APC: Name Northerner Elders Supporting Buhari

Adamawa Bans Use of Commercial Tricycles During Yuletide Season

Insurgency, Fraud Pose Risks for Credible Nigerian Election

Aliyu Presents 80.8bn Budget for 2015 Aisha Wakaso in Minna

Orji Pardons 14 Prisoners

FG Introduces Pneumonia Vaccine in Nigeria

2015 Elections: Shun Ethnic, Religious Sentiments, Kumuyi Urges Nigerians

Renewed Cult War Claims 13 Lives in Edo

64 Ships Laden with Containers, Petroleum Products to Arrive Lagos

Ex-NANS Leader Canvasses Local Government Autonomy

Yuletide Celebrations: Kano Police Beef up Security at Worship Centres

Why We Restructured, By NAHCO

Insecurity Severely Hampered Marketing in 2014

Holmes: I Never Believed I Could Win a Car in Promo

In Memory of the Christmas Truce

French, German Leagues, Top Clubs Live on Montage TV

Nigeria Sees Good and Little Ugly in Entertainment

Emeribe Reappointed Chief Registrar of Medical Laboratory Council

In 2014, Nigeria Faced Up to Ebola, but Cholera Persists

Presidency: Statement Asking Soldiers to Mutiny is Treasonable

Xmas: Jonathan Preaches Peace, Love, Unity

Suicide Bomber, Bomb Making Expert Nabbed In Gombe, Kano States

13year Old Bombing Suspect Says Dad Enlisted Her

13 year Old Bombing Suspect Says Dad Enlisted Her

Xmas: Tambuwal Wants Niigerians to Pray for 2015

2014: A Year and Its Highs and Lows

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

11 Ships Laden with Petrol Arrive Lagos

Cost of Kerosene Increases in Kano

Sokoto PDP: We are Not Aware that Shagari was Given Automatic Guber Ticket

FG: ISIS in Nigeria to Recruit Fighters

Buhari Campaign Backs Mutiny, Says Soldiers Free to Protest

Nigeria Oil Exports to Dip in February

Conflicting Casualty Figures Trail Bauchi Bomb Blast

Central California Blood Centre Donates Bloodmobile to Nigeria

Jonathan: My Government Has Impacted Positively on People’s Lives

President Proposes Hall of Shame for Criminals

Odi: FG Has Completed Payment of Compensation, Says Community

Maiduguri, Yobe Residents to Celebrate Yuletide Indoors

Poll: Nigerians Optimistic of Peaceful Yuletide

Don’t Mind Fault-finders, Adebayo Advises Fayose

Synagogue: NEMA, LASEMA Ill-equipped to Manage Disaster, Says Witness

Pirates Hijack Military Gunboat in Niger Delta

Danladi Presents N97bn Budget to Taraba Assembly

Delta Deputy Gov Denies Being Held Hostage

Jang Proposes N215bn Budget to Plateau Assembly

Internal Security: Stretched to the Limit

Jonathan Proposes Hall of Shame For Criminals

Vehicular Movement Banned during Yuletide in Yobe

Northern Group Presses for Prosecution of Buhari At ICC

Conflicting Figures of Casualties Trail Bauchi Bomb Blast

Labour Party Disowns NLC-backed Factional Leaders

Boko Haram: Military Restricts Vehicular Movement in Maiduguri

Monday, December 22, 2014

FG Assures Civil Servants of December Salaries

North Fully Behind Buhari’s Presidential Bid, Says APC

Twin Blasts Kill Scores in Gombe, Bauchi

S’Arabia Signifies New Energy Paradigm: Oil, Oil Everywhere

Stomach Infrastructure: Ekiti PDP, APC Trade Barbs over Distribution of ‘Kwashiorkor-infested Chickens’

IMF Policies Blamed for Ebola Spread in West Africa

Ihejirika Sues Australian Hostage Negotiator, Stephen Davis, Demands N100bn as Damages

Falana Asks Army Chief to Pardon Convicted Soldiers

Mark Tasks Military to Unmask Sponsors of Boko Haram

Synagogue: Collapsed Building Could Have Been Fired with Infrasonic Weapon, Says Witness

Peter Obi Cries out over High Cost of Governance

NYSC Reviews Mobilisation Criteria for Medicine Graduates

Christmas: Police Promise Adequate Security Nationwide

Jonathan Calls on Traditional Rulers to Sensitise Electorate on Peaceful Elections

NIS Repatriates over 120 Illegal Migrants in Enugu

Hunters Association Mobilises against Insurgency in the North-east

Buhari Joins Twitter, Thanks Supporters

Ijaw Youths Warn against Threats to Pro-Jonathan Govs in the North

Oyo APC to Folarin: You are Bad News

SON Destroys over N500m Worth of Substandard Goods

‘180 Days Limit for Election Petition Inadequate’

Christmas without Chibok Girls

Passing the National Health Bill: a Giant Leap Forward

APC Responsible For Insurgency, PDP Insists

Nigeria’s Transitional Electricity Market Kicks Off Jan 1, 2015

Bomb Blast kills Several Persons in Bauchi Market

Gombe Bomb Blast: Police Put Death Toll at 19

Again Bomb Blast Hits Gombe

Christmas: Police Assure of Adequate Security Nationwide

Insecurity: Ekweremadu advocates National Day of Prayers

APC, PDP Exchange Tirades Over Stomach Infrastructure Concept

The Chibok Quagmire

Remain in PDP, Jonathan Pleads with Aggrieved Members

2015 Election: Don’t Be Influenced by Money, Prelate Tells Nigerians

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Sokoto PDP Petitions NBC

Libel: Construction Firm, MD Sue Unity Bank for N100bn

Osunbor Seeks Constitutional Amendment Stopping Courts from ‘Electing Candidates’

CBN Directs Banks to Strengthen Capital Buffers to Mitigate Oil Shocks

Boko Haram Kills More than 50 Elderly People

Sharing Nigeria’s Cake

Over 10,000 Persons Displaced from Chibok, Damboa, Gwoza Now Living in Adamawa

Chief of Air Staff: War against Terror Likely to Last Longer

Oil Price Drop: FG Reiterates Commitment to Lessen Impact on Nigerians

DSS to Provide Conducive Atmosphere for Free, Fair Poll

FG Releases N230bn for Allowances, Projects in Varsities

VC Accuses Staff of Gang-up, Denies Involvement in Contract Scam

FG to Commence Implementation of New National Demographic, Health Survey

‘NRHC Yet to Conclude Case on Human Rights Violations against Wamakko’

Crisis Hits Ohanaeze as Igariwey Heads for Court

Online Fraudster Jailed for Duping Australian of $800,000

Ondo Community Rejects Merger with New Proposed State

Insecurity: Immigration Deploys 2,000 Special Elite Force to Secure Borders

Adeboye: Eschew Sins, Ungodliness

Church Holds Crusade on Jan 4

Hoodlums Invade Church in Akure

Football: Admixture of Tears and Joy

Insecurity: Immigration's Special Elite Force Deploys 2000 to Secure Borders

PDP Primaries: Jonathan Begs Aggrieved Aspirants Not to Quit Party

2015: Cardinal Onaiyekan Warns Politicians Against Provocative Statements

Boko Haram: War Against Terror Likely to Last Longer, Says Amosu

FG to Commence Implementation of New National Demographic, Health Surveys

?FG to Commence Implementation of New National Demographic, Health Surveys

2014: Lecturers' Training Gulped N19bn- TetFund

Maritime Sector Can Generate N7tn Revenue Annually, Says Agbakoba

Saturday, December 20, 2014

PDP Raises N21 Billion for 2015 Election Campaign

N15bn Tears Odi Apart

In an Ambush, Troops Kill Scores of Terrorists Near Maiduguri

UN Scribe Condemns Attacks on Civilians in Nigeria, Pakistan

I’m Safe with Allah, Emir Sanusi Replies Boko Haram

Lagos Police Get Equipment to Boost Security During Yuletide

NIS Repatriates 430 Illegal Foreigners, Seizes 20 Voters’ Cards

‘Nigeria’s Corruption Now Institutionalised into the Political System’

SAN Faults Conviction of 52 Soldiers by Military Tribunal

Fear Grips Aviation Ministry, Agencies as FG Sacks 187

Eko Disco Procures 40 New Transformers worth N200m

Police Intercept Trailer-load of Empty Ballot Boxes in Bauchi

The Unnecessary Feud Between PDP and APC Over Presidential Candidates

Tirta Ayu: A Piece of Indonesia in Nigeria

Barely 6 Months in the Saddle, Emefiele Rated Best Central Bank Governor

Tackling the Challenges of Declining Oil Income

Between Skye Bank and ‘We Dare’ Spirit




Navigating through the ‘Middle Passage’

Boko Haram: Military Kills Many Terrorists in Ambush

Emir Sanusi Snubs Shekau's Threat, Says I'm Safe with Allah

Fear Envelops Ministry, Agencies As FG Sacks 187

Emir Sanusi Snubs Sheaus Threat, Says I'm safe with Allah

The Jonathan Candidature: Sentiment Versus Reality

Tribunal Affirms Fayose's Election as Ekiti Governor

Friday, December 19, 2014

State Assemblies Approve Separation of Office of AGF from Justice Minister

IMF Cuts Nigeria’s Growth Projection to 5%

Borno Mass Abduction: Military Begins Investigation into Claims

Amosu Narrates How Fallen NAF Officers Saved Yola From Terrorists…

Tribunal Affirms Fayose, Election , Ekiti

Okonjo-Iweala Faults Civil Servants' Claim on Outstanding Salaries

Bomb Blast Victims Apply to Human Rights Commission for Help

NYSC Detects Fake Corps Members with e-Registration

Sokoto Poly, SSCOE on Indefinite Strike

Family of 7 Killed in Inferno

Ezinne Okewulonu Passes on

Terrorism: Over 850,000 IDPs in 31 Camps, NEMA Reveals

Insurgency: FG Not Doing Enough to Protect Citizens, Says Tinubu

Synagogue: Court Admits Contractor's Medical Report

'Some Soldiers Presumed Dead Still Alive'

Saluting the Quintessential Artman at 60

Ekiti Assembly: Omirin Faction Chooses Varsity as Sitting Venue

Musiliu Obanikoro for CBN Governor

'GEJ Leadership Tri-Centre Will Save Nigerian Youths From Joblessness"

Boko Haram: Military Investigating Claims of Mass Abduction In Borno

Ihedioha Promises Thorough Constitution Amendment

Boko Haram: Amosu Narrates How Fallen NAF Officers Saved Yola From Terrorists

Suspended Strike: How Oil Workers, Govt Reached a Truce

Ekiti: Omirin Faction Chooses Varsity as Sitting Venue, Suspends Pro-Fayose Speaker

New Constitution Gives Financial Autonomy to State Houses of Assembly

FG Declares Christmas and New Year Public Holidays

Nigeria’s Oil Workers Suspend Strike

Why Jonathan’s PDP is Jittery

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Concern Mounts in House over Tompolo’s Purchase of Gunboats

Boko Haram Kills 32, Abducts Scores from Borno Village

Concern Mounts in House over Tompolo’s Purchase of Gunboats

CBN Restricts Banks’ Dollar Holdings to Halt Speculation

Public Servants Threaten Strike over FG’s Inability to Pay Salaries

My Pikin Convicts Ask S’Court to Grant Them Bail

Africa’s First Fact-checking Website Hits Million Visitors

Identical Twins Accuse INEC of Denying Them Voting Rights

70% of Students Fail Nov/Dec WAEC Exam

NCP Approves Sale of NITEL to NATCOM

CJN: NJC Will Not Spare Any Corrupt Judge

FG, Nollywood Sign MoU for N0.7bn Film Production Fund

Court Upholds Prisoners’ Right to Vote

Jonathan Inaugurates Nationwide Workers’ Housing Scheme

Synagogue: Coroner Admits Collapsed Building Plan as Exhibit

Benin, Nigeria, Niger, Togo Meet to Protect Gulf of Guinea

Jonathan: I Get Different Suggestions on National Issues

FG Insists Universities Must Follow Due Process in Spending Needs Assessment Funds

Uduaghan Laments Dwindling Oil Revenue, FAAC Allocation

Fela’s Aide to Drag Obasanjo to ICC for Genocide, Murder

Why Jonathan’s PDP is Jittery

Buhari: Fundamentalist or Demagogue?

Terra Kulture at 10

‘There is Hope for Greater Nigeria’

Shell to Build Special LNG Bunker Vessel

House Worried over Tompolo's Procurement of Warships

House worried over Tompolo's debunked procurement of warships

NCP Formally Approves Sale of NITEL, MTEL

VC Flees As Workers Protest Over Unpaid Allowances

Gov. Amaechi Heads APC Presidential Campaign Organization

Court Reserves ?Ruling in CPC's Case against Coca-Cola

MultiChoice’s Love for Nigerian, African Talents

Manufacturers Groan under High Cost of Production

FAAN to Evict Touts from Airports

In Landmark Ruling, Court Orders Uniform Cut-off Marks for Admission into Unity Schools

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Mark: Claims My Security Aides Tear-gassed Tambuwal Embarrassing Vexatious

Buhari: Why I Selected Osibajo as Running Mate

…Osibajo’s Emergence: The Drama, the Intrigues

FG Presents Budget, Slashes 2015 GDP Growth to 5.5%

Mutiny: Military Sentences 54 Soldiers to Death, Five Discharged and Acquitted

Yakasai: Jonathan Not Funding Boko Haram

Kukah: I See No Reason Why Nigeria Will Break Up in 2015

Badeh: We Are Winning War against Insurgency

Court Orders Reopening of Murder Case against APC Chair, Others

Boko Haram: Borno NARTO Awards Scholarships to 40 Children of Slain Members

Uduaghan Presents N327.6 Billion Budget Proposal for 2015

Police Rescue Kidnapped Bank Manager

FG Mulls National Migration Policy

Protest as Edo Lawmakers Reject LG Autonomy

Party Primaries: Police Have Performed Creditably, Says IG

ICPC Targets Universities in Anti-corruption Fight

Ahmed Presents N119.8 Billion 2015 Budget Proposal

FEC Pays Tribute to Late Ashiru

In Landmark Ruling, Court Orders Uniform

Jonathan Condemns Terrorist Attack in Pakistan

Petrol Supply: PPPRA Threatens Unruly Marketers with Sanctions

Shekau in New Video Vows to Attack Emir of Kano

Gunmen Kill 10 in Kaduna Village

Jet Charter: Court Sets Aside House’s Invitation to Alison-Madueke, NNPC

Alleged Boko Haram Impostor Khadi was First Appointed by Sheriff, Borno Govt Replies DSS

Tompolo: Navy Clarifies Ownership, Operation of New Gunboats

Synagogue: Anti-bomb Squad Says Report on Collapsed Building Not Ready

‘Nigeria Still Far from Meeting Domain Name Registration Target’

Espousing a Course

How DDB Made History at LAIF Awards

Revolutionary Devices of 2014

Badeh: We Are Winning War Against Insurgency

??Badeh: We Are Winning War Against Insurgency??

US, Cuba Begin Talks to Normalise Relations

Buhari : Why I Chose Osibajo As Running Mate

Kukah: Buhari's Presidency Won't lnvent New Bureaucracy or End Almajiri in the North

Budget: FG to Trim Expenditure

ICPC Targets Universities in Anti-Corruption Fight

Oyegun: How I Resisted Moves to Force Aspirants Into Consensus

Don’t Politicise Implementation of UNEP Report on Ogoni, Saro-Wiwa Group Warns

France Urges Closer Regional Collaboration against Boko Haram

DSS Blames Total for Oil Workers’ Strike

Rights Commission: International Crimes are Committed in North-east

NIMASA Denies Acquisition of Warships by Tompolo

Chidoka: 63% Implementation of Air Crash Safety Recommendations Not Good Enough

Ex-Gov Nwobodo’s Late Son Finally Buried as Father Keeps Away

Security Expert Debunks Human Rights Reports on Baga, Says There was No Massacre

Boko Haram Members Arrested in IDPs Camp

Osibajo: THISDAY First with the News

In the Absence of Logic

Against the Odds, Okowa Breasts the Tape

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

VP Slot: Buhari Taps Osibajo, Targets Redeemed Church

Mark’s Security Aides Tear-gassed Tambuwal, Alleges N'Assembly DPO

Optimistic FG Retains $65 Oil Benchmark, Presents N4.3tn Budget Today

Fitch Revises Nigeria’s 2015 Growth Projection to 5.2%

Book Sharing Could Be Life Changing for World’s Poorest Children

House to Probe IOCs over Oil Theft

Mimiko Takes on APC over South-west Votes

Tinubu: SaharaReporters’ Story against Me is False, Malicious

Siasia Denies Fighting Garba over Iheanacho

Imoke’s New Craftsmen

Jonathan Appoints Five New Judges for Abuja


Akure Explosion: Gas Retailers Allege Extortion By Security Agents

Airport Workers Protest in Akwa Ibom over Conditions of Service

House Sheathes Sword, Receives Budget Wednesday

Commission Says International Crimes Are Committed in North-East

Oil Theft: House to Probe IOCs

Crude Oil Price Fall: Jonathan Canvasses Speedy Diversification of Economy

Alison-Madueke Emerges as President of Gas Exporting Countries Forum

Osemwengie, Two Others Appointed to IST

Monday, December 15, 2014

Buhari, Oyegun to Now Decide on Running Mate

Dangote to Invest Additional $2bn in Refinery-Petrochemical Complex

Despite Queues, NNPC Assures Public of Steady Fuel Supply

Report: Over 800 School Buildings, 194,664 Students Affected by Insurgency

South African Wins Miss World 2014 in London

Military Has Decimated Boko Haram, Air Force Boss Insists

Rights Group Calls for ICC Probe of Buhari

Senate Dismisses Impeachment Plot against Mark as Falsehood, Tissue of Lies

Obasanjo Places His Autobiography under ‘Lock and Key’

AGF Opposes Move to Transfer Eligibility Suit against Jonathan to Appeal Court

Judge Refuses Lawmaker’s Application to Remove Tambuwal

‘FCT Police Commissioner Ordered Closure of N’Assembly Gate’

Fayose Presents N80bn Appropriation Bill for 2015

Synagogue: Inquest Suspends Joshua’s Appearance Pending High Court Suit

Yobe Reviews Curfew on Damaturu

FG Condemns Repatriation of 30 Nigerian Students from Sudan over Ebola

Hard Decisions Need to Be Taken to Transform Kaduna, Says Yero

47 Ships with Petroleum Products, Containers, Expected in Lagos

Mark to Troops: Fight Hard to Protect Nigeria’s Unity

Wamakko Threatens to Sue NSA over Text Message

TETFund Allocates N912m to Each Federal University in 2014

‘Why We Reconstructed Agodi Gardens’

Gunmen Abduct Ex-Bauchi AG

ECOBA Honours Aguele, Alegeh, Others

Court Orders EFCC to Arrest CMD

CAC Boss Wins Award

Gas as Fall Back for Falling Oil Prices

Its’ Barcelona, Man City again!

Discipline and the Lawyer

Gender Equality: Not Yet Uhuru

As MTN crosses the 60 million subscriber milestone

Judge Refuses Lawmaker's Application to Remove Tambuwal

AGF Opposes Move to Transfer Suit against Jonathan to Appeal Court

As MTN Crosses the 60 Mllion Subscriber M

Only Strong Commitment to Demands will End Oil Workers’ Indefinite Strike

NLC Shuts Abia Accountant-General’s Office, Sub-treasury

Commotion in Ebonyi Assembly as Splinter Group Disrupts Plenary

Jonathan Calls for Regional, Continental, Global Alliances to End Terrorism

Wamakko to Jonathan: Resign and Apologise to Nigerians

2015: We'll No Longer Be Onlookers in The Electoral Process, Say Youths

Yobe Reviews Curfew on Capital, Damaturu

2014 TETFund Allocated N912m to Each Federal University in 2014

ABUCCIMA to Increase Regional Trade, Boost SMEs

PPMC Boss Commends Jonathan for Transforming Oil Sector

Commission Urges Nigerians to Elect Credible Leaders

Primaries: Ikuforiji Commends APC

Umana: Why I Defected to APC

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Editor Picks PDP House Ticket

Buhari’s Running Mate to Emerge Democratically, Says APC

Nigeria’s Foreign Trade Drops by N359bn in Third Quarter

CBN Boss: Nigeria Loses N20 Billion Annually to Palm Oil Importation

Gunmen Kill 66-year-old Community Leader in Benin

Jonathan, West African Leaders to Deliberate on Regional Security Today

Sanusi: Boko Haram Will Be Defeated

Oil Workers Begin Nationwide Warning Strike

Nigeria’s Economic Pain May Not Decide Election

CBN: Commemorative N100 Banknote to Go into Circulation from Friday

Falana Asks Coca-Cola to Respect Nigerian Laws

Civil Service Union Decries FG’s Budget Cuts

Shettima Tells NGE to Set up Endowment for Editors’ Families

Ebola Virus: Catholic Church Reverses Orders on Holy Communion, Handshakes

Fayose Moves to Avert Environmental Hazards, Bans Sand Excavation

PDP Can’t Upturn My Victory in Ekiti Central, Says Senatorial Candidate

ASUU- LASU Crisis Gets Messier as Faction Suspends Incumbent Chairman

New Spokesperson for Prison Service

Agency Donates to Victims of Boko Haram

Women Docked for Pipeline Vandalism

Idanre Hills Resort Passes UNESCO Test

Airlines Profit from Falling Oil Prices, Says IATA

NCCN Proffers Solution for Terminating Corruption in Nigeria

Utomi: Nigeria Remains One of the Most Difficult Places to do Business

A Nation’s Pride

10 Injured in Gas Explosion

Jonathan, West African Leaders to Deliberate on Regional Security Monday

Jonathan, West African Leaders to Deliberate on Regional Security Monday??

A Vote For Buhari is A Vote For Tinubu – PDP

NAFDAC Embarks on Nationwide Laboratory Test of Packaged Water

Shagari Alleges Plan to Destroy PDP in Sokoto


Saturday, December 13, 2014

Premiership: Man United Keen to Heap More Misery on Liverpool

Onyema: NSE’ll Maintain Zero Tolerance for Unhealthy Practices

2015: Capital Market Registrars Seek Strict Implementation of Austerity Measures

In 60 Days, 60 APC and PDP Candidates Begin Battle for The Control of Nigeria

Tinubu, Osibajo, Oshiomhole Make VP Shortlist

Party open to other ideas

Muazu: I’ll Return Jonathan as President in 2015

Fashola: APC Presidential Primaries Model for Democracy in Africa

Adada Youths Hail PDP Leaders over Ugwuanyi’s Emergence

Enugu PDP Primaries: Court Restrains Rep, 4 Others as Candidates

The Disturbing Incidence of Prison Breakouts

Night of the Long Knives

The Many Misrepresentations of Simon Kolawole

FG Frets over Poor WAEC/SSE Exams Results


Army Reaffirms Commitment to Win War against Insurgency

Buhari: Terrorism’ll Never Prevail

Shagari, Sultan, Others, Bag Fellowship Awards

Abike Dabiri-Erewa Bows Out

Recreating New York’s Fifth Avenue in Lagos

W’African Govts Tasked on Post-2015 Devt Agenda, ECOWAS Vision 2020

Fashola Fetes Children of Orphanage Homes

Youth Leader Sues for Peace in Ekiti State

Atilade Tasks Nigerians on Peaceful Co-existence

Political Spending: Appraising Options Before Central Bank

Fears over Possible Hike in Electricity Tariff

PDP Guber Candidate to Use Agric to Rescue Sokoto from Poverty

Boko Haram Pursuing Unjust Cause, Says Buhari

Friday, December 12, 2014

Buhari Asks Tinubu to Select Running Mate

NNPC to APC Presidential Candidate: We Don't Keep Two Accounts

Jonathan: We’ll Overcome Security Challenges Despite Sabotage

Court Strikes Out PDP's Suit Seeking to Remove Amaechi, Kwankwaso, Others

Group Laments FG's Inability to Implement Ribadu Report

Committee Reccomends Measures to Crash Air Fares, Multiple Charges by Airlines

FG Laments FHA’s Under-achievement in Housing

Ebola: NMA Charges Doctors, Health Workers to be on Guard

Contractors Demand Payment of N869m Debt from Oyo

Javago Applies Research Insight for Bookings

FGC Port Harcourt Honours Olaniyi

Court Lifts Restraining Order on Umeh

Electoral Panel, Imo Politicians Insist Ihedioha’s Emergence Transparent

...As Ayogu Prays Court to Accept him as Enugu PDP Sole Candidate

PDP, APC Trade Words over Presidential Candidates

Glitch Grounds Operations at London Heathrow

Jubilations in Mubi as Emir Returns

'We Lack Framework for Equitable Participation for PWD's'

Synagogue: Court Hears Application for Stay Dec. 22

A Hard and Bitter Truth (2)

Alexander Rubbishes Khan's Style

FG Set to Crash Air Fare Charges

Jonathan: Despite Internal, External Sabotage, We Will Overcome Security Challenges

Boko Haram: Jubilation in Mubi as Emir Returns from 2 Months' Exile

Jonathan: Despite Internal, External Sabotage, We Will Overcome Security Challenges??

Court Strikes Out PDP's Suit against Amaechi, Kwankwaso, Others

APC Yet to Pick Buhari's Running Mate

17m Housing Deficit: FG Laments FHA’s Under-achievement

Lagos PDP: How Not to Change the Status Quo

This Jonathan’s Video is Damaging

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Victorious Buhari Faces His First Big Test: Choice of Running Mate

Elections Will Hold Nationwide, Jonathan Promises

Targeting 72% of UK Population, Arqiva Launches ARISE NEWS on Freeview

Lessons from APC National Convention

16 Dead, 25 Injured in Twin Jos Blast

Obasanjo: I’m Not Guilty of Contempt for Publishing My Book

BPE: Nigeria Needs N18.9tn to Revitalise Power, Transport Sectors

Jubilation in Birnin Kebbi as Court Reinstates Dethroned Emir of Gwandu

PPMC Advises Nigerians to Avoid Panic Buying of Fuel

Dalai Lama, Zuma, Shimon Peres, Global Leaders Condole Anyiam-Osigwe Family

CJN Asks Court of Appeal Judges to Avoid Conflicting Judgments, Political Associations

Over 100 Nigerians Deported from Asylum Camp in Finland

2007 Osun Bomb Incident: Court Convicts Prime Suspect

Keyamo Gets Court’s Nod to Compel IG, SSS to Investigate Tompolo

Christian Group Sensitises Nigerians to Political Reality

‘Nigerians Must Take Responsibility in the Implementation of National Health Act’

IG Orders Investigation of Alleged Torture of Couple in Lagos

FAAN Targets 15m Passengers Before End of 2014

Buhari in Quest to Secure Nigeria

Scores Feared Killed in Jos Twin Blasts

BREAKING:Twin Explosions Rock Jos

Police Diffuse Bomb at Kano International Foodstuffs Market Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano

Buhari Victorious, Emerges APC Presidential Candidate

2015: Elections Will Hold Nationwide, Jonathan Assures

Enugu Guber: Court Retrains Ayogu Eze from Layjng Claim to PDP Ticket

Atiku Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Buhari

Court Reinstates Deposed Emir of Gwandu Jokolo

Borishade: Atiku Will Win APC Presidential Ticket

Jonathan Picks Sambo as Running Mate

Pistorius: Judge Allows Appeal

Bubka, Coe, Admit Athletics Facing Hard Times

Jonathan Endorsed as Presidential Candidate of PDP, Mu’azu, National Chairman

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

12 APC Governors Endorse Buhari

Time Names Ebola Fighters as Its 2014 Person of the Year

Complaints, Protests Trail Party Primaries

Ndukwe Promises Selfless Service

National Convention: APC Launches Manifesto

Virtues of Peterside

Female Suicide Bombers Kill Six in Kano Market

US Analysts Weigh Nigeria, Russia Arms Deal

Yuletide: IG Warns against Explosive-laden Gifts, Fireworks

Insurgency: Jonathan Urged to Seek Assistance of Ex-service Men

Falana: Vote out Parties, Candidates Not Committed to Human Rights

NEMA Moves Medical Materials for Kano Mosque Blast Victims

Synagogue: Inquest Dismisses Joshua’s Application to Stay Proceedings

Odinkalu: Making 2015 Elections Free, Fair a Great Challenge

Sokoto Will Be Polio-free in Two Years, Says Labaran

Court Convicts Two Pastors for Stealing N32m

Group Launches Diabetes Centres in Edo

Niger Education Varsity Gets First VC

Enahoro Eta Loses Mother

SURE-P Job Fair for Graduates Commences

Lagos PDP Guber Primary: Agbaje Carpets Obanikoro, APC

Lagos Group Berates George, Ogunlewe over PDP Crisis

Former CIBN President: Delay in Budget Presentation, Passage Not Healthy for Economy

Obasanjo’s Unguided Missiles

Obasanjo’s Unguided Missiles

Court Finds Obasanjo Guilty of Contempt for Publishing Autobiography

Death Toll in Kano Suicide Bombing Put at 6

Boko Haram: Over 20 Specialized Bomb Detective Dogs Deployed to North East

Bomb Blast Hits Bus Park Near Market in Kano

Yuletide: IGP Cautions Against Explosive-laden Gifts

All Eyes on APC

Back to Government House Again

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

APC Presidential Candidates in Last Minute Scramble for Delegates

PDP Leaders Gather in Abuja for President’s Coronation

Jonathan on the Cusp of History

Malala Tasks Jonathan to Raise His Game Ahead of 2015

27 Boko Haram Members Killed in Adamawa, Bauchi

In Defiance of Court, Obasanjo Launches Book, Says Jonathan Lacks Capacity to Rule

Shell Nigeria Case to Set Legal Precedent in US Corruption Cases

KPMG Report: $13bn High Speed Rail to Save Nigeria Road Maintenance Cost

2015 Budget Set for Fresh Review as Oil Prices Touch Benchmark

Politicians Exploiting Terrorism for Short-term Political Gains, Says CAN

Put Nigeria’s Interest First, Jonathan Charges Politicians

Jailbreak: Niger Prisons Controller, Others Suspended

77,000 Gwoza Residents Turn Refugees

NEMA Recovers Diverted Relief Materials in Gombe

Health Workers’ Strike: Government’s Indifference Callous, Injurious, Says NLC

Police Say No Casualty from Mayhem at PDP Guber Primaries in Lagos

FRSC Deploys 100 Officers, Vehicles for APC National Convention

Minister Says FG Successful in Managing Macro-Economic Vulnerability

Borno, Adamawa Residents Laud Military, Pledge More Support

Nigerian Students Rated Tops in US, UK Universities

Nigerian Navy Redeploys Senior Officers

Boko Haram: NUT Asks FG to Assist Families of Slain Teachers

Ekiti Health Workers End Strike

FIFA Upholds Pinnick’s Election as NFF President

Atoki: Regulatory Agencies Must Collaborate to Help Curb Consumer Abuse

2015: Put Nigeria's Interest First, Jonathan Charges Politicians??

US Senate Report Uncovers CIA’s Brutality

Matrimonial Crisis: Ex-Gov Nwobodo Disowns Children

JOHESU Strike: Government Indifference, Callous, Injurious, Says NLC

Boko Haram: Military Offensive Yields Terrorist Hit Targets, Sketches

Shagari: Fake Delegates Brought in Midnight to Vote During Sokoto Guber Primaries

Monday, December 08, 2014

Buhari: I am not a Fundamentalist, Atiku: Wish Me Success, Not Good Luck

Ribadu, Agbaje, Okowa, Ihedioha, Wike, Others Get PDP Guber Ticket

Obasanjo in New Book, Says He Planted Moles in His VP’s Camp

Crude Oil Drops $2 to Five-year Low on OPEC Decision

FG Orders Release of Seized French Antonov Aircraft

Jonathan Promises Improved Security in North-east

Jail Break: NPS Recaptures 108 Inmates of Minna Prison

Normalcy Returns to Recovered Communities in Adamawa

Borno Group Gives FG Ultimatum to Arrest Sheriff

Jonathan Orders Ministers, Visitors to Wear Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem

UNICEF: 2014, a Devastating Year for Children

Court Adjourns Trial of Fani-Kayode to Feb 23

Excess Crude Account Drops to $2.2bn, Says El-Rufai

FG Targets N1 Trillion in Insurance Premiums by 2017

FG Ranks Stallion Group Second Largest Conglomerate

Chidoka: Agencies Providing Services to Debtor Airline Operators will be Sanctioned

Atiku Campaign Group: Our Acceptance Speech is Already Written

President’s Supporters Over-heating Polity, Says APC

Weak Regulation and Offshore Safety in Nigeria

‘Nigeria is Ripe for Constitutional Court’

Local Content Success to Withstand Oil Price Crash

The ‘Haram’ in Boko Haram

FG Plans Processes for Affordable Housing in Nigeria

Nigeria Orders Release of Seized French Antonov Aircraft

Normalcy Restored in Recaptured Towns of Adamawa

Wike Wins Rivers PDP Primary, Takes a Swipe at Amaechi

Group Threatens to Shut Down Northeast if Sheriff is not Arrested

Ningi, Yuguda Faruk Win PDP Senatorial Primaries in Bauchi

NPS Recaptures 108 Inmates of Minna Prison

Sheriff Washes Hands Off Detained Plane

Troops Nab Terrorists Cameramen

Seized Antonov Aircraft: No Plans for Hurried Release

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Mark, Ekweremadu, Maccido, Oduah, Others Win PDP Senatorial Primaries

France Confirms Ownership of Two Helicopters Found in Seized Cargo Plane

CBN Partners Ministry of Trade, Others on Import Substitution Policies

Upsets, Conflict and Intrigues Dominate Outcome of National Assembly Primaries

In APC, Consensus Arrangements Take Away the Fire of Competition

APC Presidential Aspirants in Last Minute

Nigeria Needs President with Strong Will, Says Kwankwaso

INEC: Sokoto, Kano, Jigawa Record Highest Number of PVC Collection

Falana Urges Military to Set aside Death Sentence Judgment on 12 Soldiers

CJN Accuses Lawyers of Aiding Corruption in the Judiciary

Minna Prison Break: 211 Inmates Still Missing

Friends, Relatives Welcome Ashiru’s Body Home

Okonjo-Iweala Clarifies Establishment of NOI Polls

Appeal Court Dismisses MTN’s Appeal against Oyinlola

StarTimes Wins Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award

Members Pass Vote of No Confidence on Ajunwa

Anambra North and Emodi’s Tall Legacies

Court Stops Obasanjo from Publishing Autobiography

Tambuwal's Security 'to be Restored'

Delta Guber Race: Stakeholders may Choose David Edevbie

Delta Guber Race: stakeholders may chose David Edevbie


Saturday, December 06, 2014

Foreign Plane Loaded with Arms Seized in Kano

Relative Peace Marks PDP’s N’Assembly Primaries

PDP Govs to Meet with Jonathan Over Botched 2015 Deal

A Win-Win Balancing Game

Oil Price Fall: Fashola Canvasses Pump Price Cut

Ensure Recovery of Ebola-affected Countries, Nigeria, Others Urged

Unknown Gunmen Attack Minna Prison, Free 276 Inmates

OAAN Inaugurates 2015 Poster Award Committee

Nigerian Outfit to Represent Oxford Int’l Education

Pass Cybercrime Bill into Law Now, Legislators Told

Pay N50bn Gratuity Backlog to Retirees, North-east Govs Urged

FCTA to Organise Security Summit Ahead of 2015 Elections

Sultan Tasks Nigerians on Peace

Mark Seeks Divine Intervention to End Boko Haram, Political Crisis

Relative Peace Marks PDP’s N’Assembly Primaries

CISLAC Flays Bloodshed against Innocent Citizens

CDHR Condemns Unjust Sack of FIRS Workers

Goodie Ibru Removed as Director Ikeja Hotels

NGA Unveils Abuja Biennial Logo


‘Nigerian Economy Resilient Despite Oil, FX Volatilities in November’

PDP House of Reps Candidate Emerges in Lagos Primary

Masari Emerges APC Guber Candidate in Katsina

INEC Postpones PVC Distribution in Kaduna

Tinubu: My Relationship with Fashola is Intact

APC is Ordained to Rule Nigeria in 2015, Say Oyegun, Oni

Thugs Engage Police in Street Battle in Bayelsa

Security Agencies Investigate Impounded Antonov Aircraft in Kano

Botched 2015 Deal: PDP Govs Angry With Jonathan, Mu'azu, Mark

Insurgency: Christopher Kolade Has His Facts Mixed Up - PDP

Russian Plane Loaded with Arms Seized in Kano

APC Guber Flagbearers

Friday, December 05, 2014

Uduaghan, Chime, Adefulire Drop Senatorial Ambitions

Nigeria Loses $11.5bn to Tumbling Oil Prices

FG Set to Recommence Prosecution of Nyanyan Bomber

Military Finally Clears Mubi of Terrorists; Seeks Civilian Cooperation

2015: Fight Insecurity, Shun Partisan Politics, CDS Charges Military

Supreme Court Hears Suit on Jonathan’s Eligibility Monday

22-year Old Earns First Class, Wins Six Prizes in Law School

Jonathan Appoints Ekpendu New Controller-General of Prisons

Toyota Corolla Wins Car of the Year at NAJA Awards

MDGs: FG Intensifies War against VVF Scourge

VC Tasks Open Varsity Alumni to Partner on Areas of Need

Whisky Vows to Provide Educational Empowerment

PAN Discounts Vehicle Price, Spread Payment over 2 Years

Fayose Wants OBJ Suspended from PDP, Warns Against Sacred Cows

Court Dismisses ‘Deportation’ Case against Lagos State

2015: Groups Warn PDP of Losing Abia over Candidate Imposition

Synagogue: Inquest Fixes Dec. 10 to Rule on Joshua’s Application for Stay of Proceedings

Lagos Condones Yomi Peters' Family, to Support Burial

Five Arrested, Four Killed as Police Smash Kidnap Syndicate

I Can’t Remember how many Stolen Vehicles I have Sold, confesses Auto Dealer


A Hard and Bitter Truth (1)

Okey Ndibe: How I Write

Letter to Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

OPEC and Alison-Madueke’s Development Agenda

Jonathan Appoints Ekpendu New Controller-General of Prisons

2015: Face Insecurity, Shun Partisan Politics, CDS Charges the Military

Case against Ogwuche Forwarded to AGF

Senator Bindow Defeats Atiku’s Candidate Again, Emerges APC ‘s Flag-bearer

Boko Haram: Security Tightened in Kano Mosque

Ambode Emerges APC Candidate in Lagos

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Tambuwal, Shettima, Ajimobi, Umana Others Win APC Governorship Primaries

PDP Suspends Bamanga Tukur, Gurin for Anti-party Activities

FG, GE Sign $1bn Investment Plan

Five PDP Govs Visit Obasanjo in Abeokuta

Scores Feared Killed in Another Gombe Attack

Ogwuche Asks Court to Order His Release, Accuses SSS of Holding Him Illegally

FG Explains Cancellation of Soldiers’ Training by American Security Experts

MOSOP Seeks Jonathan’s Intervention for an Ogoni Governor

Kwankwaso Wants FG to Adopt Concerted Efforts to Defeat Insurgents

National Assembly Primary: Plot to Attack PDP Officials in Ebonyi Uncovered

PHN Leverages Innovation to Mobilise 9m Women for Free Healthcare

Taraba Acting Gov Accuses Predecessor of Incurring N14bn Debt

Christian Association of Nigeria Set to Raise Funds for Victims of Terrorism

Jonathan Confers NOM Award on Osundare

Ibadan Violence: Ajimobi to Constitute Commission of Inquiry, Promises Assistance to Victims

Gunmen Snatch Lamido’s Vehicle at Gun Point

Jonathan Condoles Anyiam-Osigwe’s Family

No One Attacked Damaturu on Wednesday, Says Gaidam

310 Cattle Allegedly Rustled in Plateau

Clark: APC Could Plot to Poison or Kill Jonathan

Kudos for Chidoka over MMA2 Rating

Emefiele Restates CBN’s Commitment to Financial Inclusion

Sokoto Rice Project Takes off this Month

Tackling Urban Transport Bottlenecks with Light Rail

Staying Power of a Governor’s Wife

PDP Suspends Bamanga Tukur, Gurin

Security Operatives Defuse Bomb in Jos

Health Workers Strike Fails to Paralyze Hospitals

Independence Day Bombing: Court Wants Legal Aid to Provide Okah with Counsel

Ogwuche Asks Court to Order His Release

Normalcy Back in Damaturu

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

FG Reviews Oil Benchmark to $65/bl, Resubmits MTEF

APC Presidential Aspirants Sign Bond Not to Quit Party

Ayeni’s NATCOM to Acquire Moribund NITEL for $252.25m

Bomb-laden Vehicle Destroyed in Konduga, Female Bomber Caught in Maiduguri

Nigeria Records Improvement, Ranked 39th on Corruption Index

State of Jersey to Return £315m Abacha Loot

FEC Approves N470.5bn for Roads, Bridges

Nigerian Military Training Cancellation Baffles US Experts

US Advises Nigeria on How to Tackle Gender-based Violence

Presidency Commends Senate for Anti-impeachment Stance against Jonathan

Mark: Let’s Go Spiritual against Boko Haram

CJN: Judiciary, Media are Strategic Partners

Navy Arrests 3 Hijackers, 14 Other Suspects for Oil Bunkering

Saraki Faults FG over Award of N9.3bn Clean Cookstoves Project

Ebola: 250 Nigerian Volunteers Depart for Liberia, Others Today

Synagogue Tragedy: Joshua Asks Court to Stay Proceedings on His Invitation to Appear

Lafarge Says Nigeria Cement Prices May Rise in 2015 After Slump

Lee Rigby Murder: Nigerian Killers Lose Legal Challenges

Martins Picked for MLS Best XI

APC Donates N5m to Kano Bomb Blast Victims

The Charade Before the Ballot

Court Fixes Ruling on Suit against Port Charges December 17

Who Takes the Rap for Pot Bellies?

Boko Haram in Fresh Attack on Damaturu

NPS Recaptures 193 Inmates of Ado-Ekiti Prison

Nigeria Losing 27,500MW of Potential Electricity, Says Group

Nigerian Troops Destroy Vehicle Filled with IEDs

Transparency International Ranks Nigeria 39th Most Corrupt Country

Tambuwal's Suit Stalled, as His Constituents Ask Court to Stop Proceeding

PDP Rivers Aspirants, Militants Carrying Coffins Block PDP National Secretariat

Atiku’s Hands-on Experience

Are They Really Working for the President?

Declining Oil Prices: FG to Propose New Benchmark for 2015 Budget

These Aren’t the Odds against Buhari

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Soyinka Faults US Assistance to Nigeria over Boko Haram

Terrorism: Jonathan, Gowon Charge Military to Crush Boko Haram, Maintain Security

BoI Pledges More Investment as Vehicle Importation Dips by 20%

Ajimobi, CJN, NBA President Condemn Ekiti Impeachment, Political Violence

Omeri: Why Case against Nyanya Bomb Blast Mastermind was Bungled

Again, House Adjourns to Dec 16

Senators Disagree on Impeachment Move against Jonathan

FG Reassures UK on Prisoners Transfer Agreement

Curfew Imposed on Damaturu

Terrorism: FCTA Expresses Concern over Increasing Influx of Persons into FCT

Minister Gives Contractors Deadline to Complete Senate President, Speaker’s Residences

Ebola: Fashola Gives N50m to First Consultants Hospital

Trial of Ex-NIMASA DG: Court Reserves Judgment on No-Case Submission

Court Sacks 13 LG Chairmen in Ebonyi

Nigerian Content Act: Group Urges President Jonathan to Investigate Seplat Boss

Bill to Strengthen SON Scales Second Reading

NDLEA Seeks Amendment for Stiffer Penalties, Arrests Four with N374kg Drugs

Fashola Hands over Equipment to Fire Service

First Lady Empowers 1,700 Widows

Mobile Money Transactions Hit N430bn in Two Years

Balotelli Sorry for Instagram Post

Investing Profitably in the Nigerian Capital Market

Access Bank Launches Scheme to Promote Financial Inclusion

Terrorism: FCTA Expresses Concern Over Increasing Influx of Persons Into FCT

House Again Adjourns to Dec. 16

APC Expresses Outrage Over Another Raid on Data Centre

Impeachment: APC House Caucus Denies List of GEJ's Offences

Judge Withdraws from Suit Seeking Tambuwal’s Removal

Mu'azu Survives, as Court Dismisses Suit Seeking His Removal

Shasore as Lagos Game Changer

Curfew Declared in Damaturu

Moscow to Follow OPEC Decision Maintain Output Level

Ogoniland and Unfulfilled Promises

APC Leaders Root for Buhari, Atiku Moves to Spring Surprise

Monday, December 01, 2014

Damaturu, Maiduguri under Boko Haram Siege

Elumelu Launches $100m Entrepreneurship Programme

How the APC Aspirants Stand Across the States

Court Rejects PDP’s Application to Remove Tambuwal as Speaker

Formal Impeachment Plot against Jonathan Not in Senate Now, Say Senators

Plaintiffs Want Suit Challenging Jonathan’s Eligibility Referred to Appeal Court

Coca-Cola, NBC Challenge Charges as Judge Insists on Presence of Accused Persons

EU, Spain Condemn Kano Attacks

Michael Anyiam-Osigwe Fails to Survive Robbers’Attack

Raided APC Office: Court Orders Release of Detained Staff

Alleged Contempt: Court Threatens to Arrest Daniel, Bankole, Salako

Africa Converges on Lagos for Social Media Award

Sambo in Kano, Reaffirms FG’s Commitment to End Insurgency

Study: Religion Influences Leadership Preference in Nigeria

Arik Explains Cancellation of Last Sunday’s Flight to Ilorin

Aregbesola Asks Corps Members to Be Dedicated

ECOBA Dinner Holds on December 13

Nwuche Congratulates Alison-Madueke

Ashiru: Foreign Ministry Mourns

Court Refuses Request to Transfer Ex- Nasarawa Governor’s Case

Ebonyi: The Real Issue

Defection: Tambuwal Rejects Chukwu as Presiding Judge

Boko Haram: Military Confirms Intensive Battle to Repel Terrorist Advance in Damaturu

Court Refuses PDP's Application to Remove Tambuwal as Speaker

US Cancels Military Training with Nigeria

52 Female Suicide Bombers on the Prowl in Maiduguri

Six Dead, 36 lnjured in Maiduguri Suicide Bombing

Gunmen Bomb Ekiti Prisons, Kill Official, Free Inmates

Another Suicide Bomb at Maiduguri Market

Believe It or Not, Atiku Knows the Game

Military Quells Boko Haram Onslaught on Damaturu

Boko Haram Engages Military in Fierce Battle in Damaturu

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Military, Senators Disagree on Fresh Emergency Rule

PDP, APC Postpone House of Assembly Primaries over Kano Bombing

Tambuwal Kicks Against Postponement of 2015 Elections

Protest at Abuja Airport over Flight Cancellation

Two Riot Policemen Detained over Kidnap of Expatriate Workers

Uduaghan: PDP will Defeat APC in 2015

Insurgency: Gowon Wants Nigerians to Support Military

Adadevoh Wins SEC Integrity Award

World AIDS Day: Jonathan to Sign HIV Anti-discriminatory Bill Soon

Insecurity: Nigeria in Serious Crisis, Says Aregbesola

LASG: We Are Not Owing Doctors for Any Work Done

CJN Promises to Leave Behind an Efficient Judiciary

Kashamu Berates Obasanjo for Criticising Jonathan

PHN to Make $1m Health Investment in Nigeria Through Innovation Challenge

Jonathan, Mark, Orji, Amosun Mourn Ashiru

Court Adjourns Alleged Forgery Suit against Uzodimma

Ezekwesili Bemoans Rising Inequality in Nigeria

Court Urged to Compel Jonathan, AGF to Investigate Amnesty Report on Extra-judicial Killings

FOSSRA Issues Alert on Activities of Internet Scammers

Gunmen Kill Policeman, Suspected Cultist in Rivers

Al-Muslihuum Islamic Foundation Holds Asalatu

Bornfree City Annual Convention

Ondo Announces Dec 11 for Festival

ACE Students Protest Colleagues’ Death

APC Clears Yobe Governor Others for Primaries

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