This Day News Archive for February 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

Boko Haram: DSS Calls for Vigilance at Crowded Areas

PDP Alleges Osinbajo May Resign to Pave Way for Tinubu after Election

Supreme Court Orders Dariye to Face Trial for Corruption

FRSC Commences Nationwide Clampdown on Rickety Vehicles March 1st

NHRC Calls on Jonathan, Buhari to Stop Supporters from Killing Nigerians

Arewa Community in South Endorses Jonathan for Re-election

Another Adamawa Town, Gulak, Liberated from Boko Haram

Northern Igbo Leaders Seek Military Deployment for Elections

Ebonyi Assembly Passes impeachment Notice to Elechi

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Jonathan in Baga, Mubi, Boosts Morale of Troops

Buhari in London, Says He’s a Reformed Democrat

Nigeria Listed Among 20 Fastest Growing Economies

APC Senators Allege Plot to Sack Jega Next Week

Police Recover Baby Sold for N300,000 by His Father

Prospects for Democratic Consolidation in Africa: Nigeria’s Transition

New Nigerian Discoveries Boost Exxon Mobil Reserves

Poll Shift: Borno APC Calls for Arrest of 23 Political Parties’ Leaders

Senator Otu not Responsible for Bassey’s “Assassination” Attempt, Says Group

Senate Begins Move to Create Parallel Budget Office

House to Probe Rice Importers

US Issues Travel Advisory on 2015 Polls

NNPC: Rising OIL PRICE will Encourage Investment

Honour Triumphant Soldiers, TUC Urges Army Chief

FG Saves N2.1bn from Ghost Pensioners, Promises to Offset Outstanding Arrears

Oshodi Mayhem: Police Arraign 18, Dismiss Political Undertone

Environmental Sanitation Holds in Lagos on Saturday

Ex-ANA President, Gimba, Dies at 62

LASU Refunds Fees to Students

Rivers: Medical Doctor Dies in Kidnappers’ Den

Mbu Urged to Ignore Distractions, Persistent Criticisms by Politicians

Judiciary Workers Threaten Fresh Sanction against Defaulting States

Synagogue: Collapsed Building was Built to Standard, Says Contractor

NLC Poll: South-east, South-south Unions Protest Lopsided Allocation of Delegates

N6.5bn Aviation Scam: S’Court Sets Aside Appeal Court’s Order on Borishade

Jonathan: National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan to Gulp $3tn

Police Quiz Factional Rivers Assembly Leader, Arrest Three Others

Cassava Republic’s Inventive Prowess

‘My 10 Days with Kidnappers’

The Challenge of Democratic Disclosure

CBN: No Plan to Convert Domiciliary Accounts Deposit to Naira

Oshodi Clash: CP Gives NURTW Chairman Ultimatum to Report to the Police

High Casualty as Twin Bomb Explosions Rock University of Jos Gates

Fani-Kayode Ridicules Buhari’s Choice of London for Campaign

Rivers: Medical Doctor Dies in Kidnappers' Den

Jonathan: Infrastructural National Integrated Master Plan to Gulp $3tr

Muhammadu Buhari's Speech at Chatham House

Ex-Manager Sues Bank, EFCC, Police IG over N81m Alleged Fraud

House Directs IGP to Probe EBHA Fire

Financial Autonomy: Judiciary Workers Plan Legal Action Against Non-compliant States

Nigeria’s 2015 Polls Present Possibility of Violence - US

Boko Haram: President Jonathan Sneaks into Yola, Visits Mubi

Builders of the Black Continent

Minimah Visits Baga, Rewards Triumphant Soldiers with Promotion

Dangote: Nigerian Economy Will Bounce Back, Get Stronger

Legislators Agree to Belt-tightening, Cut N’Assembly’s Budget by 25%

Opposition to Obanikoro Forces Senate to Shelve Screening of Other Ministerial Nominees

Nigeria’s Fashionistas Upset by Falling Oil Prices

London Fashion Week Ends with a High as Nigerian Wins Best Curator Award

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Nigerian Warwick MBA Student Part of Team in Running for $1m Prize

CybokMedia Gains Prominence

Buhari to Speak at Chatham House Thursday, May Be Heckled

Buhari to Speak at Chatham House Today, May Be Heckled

Nigerians Spend £300 million on British Education Annually

Court Throws Out Suit against Abia PDP Guber Candidate

Jonathan, Obasanjo in Sokoto, Say Shagari is Role Model to Leaders

FEC Approves over $400m Loans for APC States

House Gives Okonjo-Iweala One-week Ultimatum to Submit PwC Forensic Audit on NNPC

AGF Orders Withdrawal of Affidavit against Use of PVCs

Envoy Denies Involvement of French Nationals in Boko Haram

Money Laundering: Witness Lying to Free Fani-Kayode, Says EFCC

Presidency: FG Never Underrated Boko Haram Insurgency

We Created Room for Vibrant Opposition, Says Jonathan

Okocha Urges Court to Stop NJC, Amaechi from Appointing Chief Judge

Nat’l Conference: Mimiko, Falae, Fasoranti, Adebanjo, Others Storm Ibadan Today

Housewife, 18, Slaughters Husband in Kano

Jang’s Governors’ Forum Calls for Release of Kidnapped Missionary in Kogi

Police Arrest Former Footballer, Seven Others for Robbery

Kogi Central Leaders Condemn Rising Crime in Their Area

SAN Calls on Jonathan to Sign New Amendment to Constitution Into Law

Stowaways: Navy Arrests Two Ghanaians, Liberians, Three Others

Onaiyekan Appeals to FG to Subsidise University Education

Five Killed as Riot Erupts again at Oshodi

Using Technology to Enhance Participatory Democracy

Security Foils Attempted Jail Break In Calabar Prison

FEC Approves Over $400m Loans For APC States

FG Approves Nine New Private Universities

We Can Reclaim Captured Territories Before Elections, Says Minimah

Card Reader: Jega Lied to National Assembly, Says IPAC

23 Political Thugs Arrested in Kano

EFCC, CPC Sign MOU to Protect Consumers against Online Scammers

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

PDP Condemns Kano, Potiskum Bombing

Fashola Lied Again on My Tax Issue, Says Agbaje

Administrator turned Politician

Ahmed Alters Campaign Tactics

House Applauds Jonathan, Military for Onslaught Against Boko Haram

Senate Approves Budget Benchmarks: $52 for Oil, N190/$ for EXCHANGE RATE

Melee Averted over Presidential Invitation

Missionary from Washington Abducted in Kogi

Nigeria Elections: Why Ghanaians Worry

FG Promises to Pay N264bn Outstanding Subsidy Claims by March End

Soludo: Jonathan Missed the Point on Missing N30tn

Jonathan, Buhari Hail Shagari at 90

Falling OIL PRICE Cuts Monthly Revenue by N73bn, FG, States, Share N500.13bn

Soyinka Urges INEC to Investigate Ekiti Recording

Ebonyi Assembly Gutted by Fire as Two Members’ Seats are Declared Vacant

House to Probe AIG Mbu’s Utterances, Conduct

AG Moeller Tendered ‘Forged’ Police Document, Court Told

Ogun Targets 200,000 Enrolees for Insurance Health Scheme

Jubilation as Obiano Begins Work on Umueri Airport Road

PDP Expresses Optimism that Jonathan is Preferred Candidate

Jonathan Leads Mourners to Bid Bayelsa Female Politicians Goodbye

Supreme Court Asks Chevron, Seplat, Brittania-U Not to Stay Action on Oil Blocks

Chadian Soldiers Kill 207 Boko Haram Fighters in Borno

INEC, Military Meet Ahead of Elections

NBC Reads Riot Act to Broadcast Stations

Judge Refers Another Suit Challenging Jonathan’s Eligibility to Appeal Court

NEMA Gives Lifeline to Freed Boko Haram Abductees

House Avoids Debate on Official Defections

Senate C’ttee Flays Okonjo-Iweala for Non-release of Funds to Mines and Steel Sector

Video Shows Air Force Attack on Terrorists’ Hideouts

Row in South Africa over Bodies of Synagogue Church Victims

Abuja Land-Swap: 15 Investors to Pump $2.8bn for Engineering, N64bn for Resettlement

APC Campaign Team Tasks FG, NIMASA on N50bn Cabotage Fund

Money Laundering: EFCC to Cross-examine Fani-Kayode’s Witness

Police Arrest Self-kidnapped Foreigner

Falaki’s Family: Why We May Not Get Justice

Bill Seeks to Empower NDIC to Oversee Non-banking Investment

Court Declares Sack of FAAN GM Illegal

The Silver Lining in the Cloud of Postponement

New Home of Nigerian Literature

Nigeria’s ICT Sector Earnings to Reach N50tn in 2015

Poly Lecturers Withdraw Strike Notice

Sule Lamido: I Betrayed Kwankwanso Because of National Interest

Alleged GEJ's Bribe Throws House into Frenzy

Land-Swap: 15 Investors to Pump in $2.8bn for Engineering Infrastructure

House Avoids Debate of Official Defectors Figure

New Video Release Shows Nigerian Military Pummeling Boko Haram Hideouts

Cybercrime Bill Allows FG to Spy on Nigerians

Ateke Tom: No More Political Campaigns in Okrika

House Applauds Jonathan, Military for Onslaught Against B' Haram

Fayose: APC’s Fake Shekau Theory Confirms Party’s Link with Boko Haram

Scores Killed in Kano Motor Park Bomb Blast

PDP Optimistic Jonathan is Preferred Candidate

15 Killed in Potiskum Bus Station Bomb Attack

Monday, February 23, 2015

IPAC Accuses C’River REC of Plot to Subvert Use of Card Readers

APC Accuses Jonathan of Land Grab, Abuse of Office

Central African Leaders Rally Africa Against Boko Haram

Buhari Dares Jonathan to Publish PWC Forensic Report on NNPC

Fitch Affirms 10 Nigerian Banks’ Ratings

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s Richest Man, Loses $7.8 Billion as Naira, Stocks Plunge

Those Who Won Big at the Oscars

Disqualification Suit against Buhari Stalled Again

Buhari to Speak on Economy, Insecurity at Chatham House

At One, New Telegraph Vows to Sustain Excellent Journalism

FG Planning to Arrest Fake Shekau, Says Buhari Campaign

N4.7bn Fraud Allegation: Court Frees Babalakin, Others

Fayose: I Spoke in Ekiti Rigging Audio Tape

Senate Committee Deplores Low Broadband Access in Telecoms Sector

Chevron, Seplat, Brittania-U to Meet in Supreme Court Tuesday over Oil Blocks

Group to Buhari: Collect Your Result from Cambridge Before Returning to Nigeria

IG Orders Full-Scale Investigation Into Death of Falaki

Enugu Faults Report on Minimum Wage

Pwajok Calls for Concerted Effort against Insurgency

C’River State Disburses over N1.7bn to 247 Communities

Community Protests against 3 Months Power Outage

Scenarios For 2015

Avuru: SEPLAT Broke No Laws in the Acquisition of Chevron’s Blocks

‘NCC Will Ensure Copyright Owners Get Their Dues’

Boko Haram: Military Nabs Terrorists Disguised As Women in Baga

Obasanjo Holds Crucial Talks with the Gambian, Sudanese Presidents

FG, Poly Lecturers Meet to Avert Strike

FG Clarifies New Recruitment Guidelines By MDAs

Security Risk: Army Asks Borno Politicians to Park Campaign Vehicles Within Parties’ Offices

Ijaw Youths Vow to Close Down Oil Facilities

Obasanjo"s Exit is PDP"s Death Warrant - Kwankwaso

Egypt Seeks Nigeria, AU`s Collaboration against IS

Anti-Buhari’s Adverts : Fayose Needs Psychiatric Test, Says APC

Elegbeleye Commends Eaglets for Picking World Cup

PDP Campaign Urges IG to Investigate Attack on Imo State Widows

PDP Denies Planning Pre-election Violence in Edo

Jonathan: Interim Govt is Treasonable

How Russian Arms are Helping Nigeria Fight Boko Haram

N47bn Fraud: Appeal Court Orders Akingbola’s Retrial

Pray for Peace, Unity, Gowon Urges Nigerians

In Financial Times, Jonathan Defends His Record of Achievements

Nigeria’s GDP Growth Rate Drops to 5.94% in Fourth Quarter

Nigeria’s GDP Drops by 5.94% in Fourth Quarter

Election Postponement, A Blessing in the Disguise, Says Mark

Tambuwal Meets Buhari in London for One Hour

Fashola: Jonathan Distributed Dollars to Lagosians

Agbaje Admits Tax Default, Pays N500,000

Camerounian Bishops Task FG, Catholic Church on IDPs Across Border

Shettima’s Convoy Attacked on Maiduguri Streets

FG, Emir Assure Returnee Mubi Indigenes of Protection

Detention of Biafra Activists: BZF Asks Ndigbo to Boycott Elections

NIMASA Denies Funding Jonathan’s Campaign

APC to Jonathan: Obey Court Order on Soldiers’ Deployment

$200m World Bank Credit: Stop Appropriating Our Effort for Jonathan, Ajimobi Tells Akinjide, Ladoja

Elections: Nollywood Stars Take Peace Message to Jos

March Elections: CNPP Raises the Alarm over Poor Funding of Police

Oke: I am Not Leaving PDP, Jonathan

Northern Youths Appeal to Jonathan over Take-off of HYPADEC

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Sambo Eulogises Balat at Memorial Service

Allegations against Us Irresponsible, Says Afri-Projects Consortium

C’River South: PDP Senatorial Candidate Escapes ‘Assassination’ Attempt

Kidnapped Local Govt Director Rescued by Police

Otti Consoles the Catholic Church over Death of Ezeonyia

Immigration Arrests, Deports 120 Illegal Immigrants in Kwara

Youth Coalition Embarks on Nationwide Campaigns for Violence-free Elections

Catholic Church Denies Endorsing Political Office Seekers

Traders Bemoan Lagos Govt Taxes as Market Women Visit Jonathan

Police Kill Three Armed Robbers, Arrest Two in Ogun

Reject Cease-fire with Boko Haram, Ijaw Youths Tell Military

StarTimes Reaffirms Digital Switchover

Sony to Slash Workforce on Decline in Mobile Business

Ogiemwonyi: CBN Should Further Devalue the Naira

Unbundling Mbu Joseph Mbu

DHQ: Military Captures Arms Caches Abandoned by Fleeing Boko Haram

Alleged 6-months Bond Renewal Casts Uncertainty Over NIPP Privatisation

Nwosu: PVC is Needless Complication of the Electoral Process

Police Begin Probe into APC Rally Violence in Okrika

Five killed in Fresh Bomb Attack on Potiskum GSM Market

Jonathan: Insinuation of Interim Government is Treasonable

March Elections: CNPP Alerts On Poor Funding of Police


Nigerian Entertainment Conference to Hold


Saturday, February 21, 2015

Alabbar: The Man Who Built the World’s Tallest Structure

PDP: Why Opposition is against Deployment of Military for Elections

Jonathan: ‘National Confab Report Will Bring Real Change’

Jonathan: National Confab Report Will Bring Real Change

‘National Confab Report Will Bring Real Change’

Buhari: I’m Not in Any London Hospital

Nigeria’s Power Generating Capacity Now 5,500mw

Card Reader’s Different from e-Voting, INEC Chieftain Clarifies

No Going Back on LG Autonomy, NULGE Insists

Catholic Bishops Meet over Security, Violence-free Polls

‘CBN’s Closure of FOREIGN EXCHANGE Windows Positive to Capital Market’

Boko Haram Kills over 50 Persons in Adamawa

Ogbuewu Accuses Elechi of Working against Jonathan

Calabar Monarch Praises Imoke’s achievements

Musa Warns against Further Postponement of Elections

Authors, Poets Honour Nnadi in Enugu over Literary Laurels

Oshiomhole Tasks Oil Commission to Execute Lasting Projects

‘Jonathan’ll Defeat Buhari Even If Election Holds Today’

Killed in the Name of Boko Haram

Dickson: Why I Hosted Ex-militants in Government House

Maku: I Gave Everything to PDP But I Was Left in the Lurch

Does Buhari need Obasanjo's blessing?


Boko Haram Kill 50 Persons in Adamawa

In Yet Another Victory, Nigeria Military Flushes Boko Haram From Baga

Polytechnic Lecturers Resume Indefinite Strike Wednesday

No Going Back On LG Autonomy - NULGE

State of the Nation: Catholic Bishops Meet in Abuja

'APC's Opposition to Use of Military during Elections Meant to Throw Nigeria into Civil War'

Pa Frank Aig-Imoukhuede: I Want To Be Remembered As A Hard-working And Straightforward Man

Montgomerie Backs Clarke to Captain Europe

Real Battle to Dislodge Boko Haram Begins in March

Friday, February 20, 2015

FG, States, LGs Spend $8.26bn on NIPP Projects

Fayose: Buhari’s 'Medical Trip' to UK Validates My Stand

As Naira Regains Stability, Experts Fear Slide May Continue

N7bn Largesse: CAN Denies Allegation, Seeks Probe of 'Faceless' Group

Service Chiefs, NSA Dragged to Court for Interference with Elections

Nyanya Bomb Blasts: Again Trial of Ogwuche, Others Stalled

Helicopters Dropping Leaflets Denouncing Boko Haram Cause Stir in Adamawa

Soldiers, Civilian JTF Clash in Adamawa

NAFDAC Destroys N482.2m Fake Drugs in Awka

Five Killed in Vandeikya Bank Robbery, Ekiti Attack

Journalist, Two Women Escape Death

Ogun Begins Construction of Three Bridges

Court Rules on T.B. Joshua’s Appearance before Coroner's Inquest

Chime Signs 2015 Budget of N96.735bn into Law

Two Feared Dead As Shootout Rocks Calabar Prison

Group Commends Jonathan, Military over War on Terror

6th Anniversary: Mimiko Unveils Mega School

Inclusion of Independent Candidacy in Constitution 'll Discourage God-fatherism

Nasarawa Police Commissioner Charges Officers to be Proactive

APC in Ekiti Accuses Fayose of Unleashing Violence on Opposition

Professionals Warn FG against Militarising Elections

INEC Owerri and PVC Collection

APC Valentine Party

Nigeria’s Elections and US Public Diplomacy

Affront To, Not On

Former NANS Scribe Sues INEC Over PVC, Card Reader

Helicopters Drop Boko Haram Flyers in Adamawa

Gunmen Attack Calabar Prison

Thursday, February 19, 2015

France, Cameroun Lock Horns over Captured French Boko Haram Fighters

158 Freed Boko Haram Abductees Reunited with Their Families

House Demands Briefing on NNPC Forensic Audit Report

US, Qatar Donate $4m to Safe Schools Initiative

Polls’ Shift: APC Senators Insist on Invitation of Service Chiefs

Abdusalam: FG Has Assured Us there’ll be no Interim Government

Wali, Adefuye Reject US Criticism, Vow Polls will Go Ahead

Jonathan Inaugurates Four Warships, Reiterates Pledge to Rout Boko Haram

Akiolu Attacks Obanikoro, Says Obasanjo Reaping Reward of Injustice against Lagos

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment in Suit Challenging Jonathan’s Eligibility

…House Avoids Debate on Use of Military During Polls

Defection: Tambuwal Asks Court to Dismiss PDP’s Suit

Charles Okah: I’m Ready to Stand Trial Now

Court Declines Bail for 11 Pro-Biafran Activists in Enugu

Falana: Jega Erred on the Role of the Armed Forces in Elections

NGE Loses Former Vice President, North

NYSC, Mercy Corps Partner on Adolescent Girls’ Education

Jonathan Meets Yoruba Elders, Charges Politicians on Nigeria’s Unity

In The Interim

Joju Mose: ‘Why Every Woman Should Have Sex Toys’

Keeping Private Jet Operators in Check

Abdusalam: There'll be No Interim Government'

Am Ready to Stand Trial Now- Okah

US: We Stand with Nigeria in Fight Against Terror

Presidency: Yoruba Summit Backs Jonathan's Re-Election

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment in Appeal Challenging Jonathan Eligibility

Jonathan: We Have Enough Capacity to Rout Boko Haram

Court Declines Bail for 11 Detained pro-Biafran Activists in Enugu

Police Strike: IGP Warns Officers Against Breach of Discipline

House Avoids Debate on Move to Use Military During Polls

House Asks FG to Brief it on NNPC Audit

Tension as EKSU Students Protest N10,000 Late Registration Fee

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Adekanmbi: Nigerian Businesses Need Websites for Global Opportunities

2015 Presidential Elections and the Broadcast Media in Nigeria

Naira Rallies as CBN Stops FX Sale to Favoured Sectors

Jega Refuses to Guarantee Elections Date, Says Service Chiefs Know Better

With T-72 Tanks, Military Routs Boko Haram, Kills 300

Defendant’s Illness Stalls Cynthia Osokogwu’s Murder Trial

New Suit Challenging Jonathan’s Eligibility Filed in Abuja High Court

Constitution Amendment: State Assemblies Reject LG Autonomy

NLC Apologises to Nigerians over Election Show of Shame

Boko Haram Members Have Infiltrated IDP Camps, Warns FG

Polls Shift: Commonwealth Observers Depart Nigeria

Ebonyi Assembly Threatens Elechi with Impeachment

2015 Budget: House Raises Special C’ttee to Discuss Oil Benchmark with Okonjo-Iweala

Indonesia Insists on Executing Nigerian, Others on Death Row

Lent: Jonathan, Buhari, PDP Urge Christians to Pray for Peaceful, Successful Elections

Obasanjo: Why I Directed PDP Ward Leader to Tear My Membership Card

IG Orders Full Scale Investigation into Okrika Shootings

Agbakoba Advises Nigerians to Stand for Peace

Former CBN Dep Gov, Moghalu, Appointed Professor at Tuft University

NEMA Assists Returning Victims of Insurgency in Adamawa

ECOWAS Deploys 250 Election Observers to Nigeria

Oke Still Playing the Loser’s Game

Elections: Mbu Reiterates Stance to Repel any Attack on Police

Niger Assembly Declares Seats of Two Members Vacant

Pray for Peaceful Polls, PDP Urges Nigerians at Lent

Court Asked to Stop APC from Presenting Tambuwal as Candidate

APC Legislators Throw Out Motion to Summon Jega

CBN Suspends rDAS, wDAS Forex Windows

Military Extinguishes 300 Terrorists, Captures More Territories

IGP Orders Full Scale Investigation into Okrika Shootings

The Gulf Widens

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Gunmen Attack Okrika, Disrupt APC Rally

Despite APC Majority, Tambuwal Halts Attempt to Change House Leadership

ARISE News Gets Emmy Nomination

INEC: 75.88% of PVCs Collected by Eligible Voters

12 Killed in Suicide Attacks in Yobe, Borno

Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram Defy Kidnappers, Go Back to School

US Pledges Equipment, Intelligence in Fight against Boko Haram

Buhari, Tinubu, Other APC Leaders Map out Election Strategies

Oil Firms Face Project Delays, Layoffs over Slump in Oil Price

Lamido: Obasanjo is an Icon, Angry with His Political Children

FG to Ground 51 Foreign Private Aircraft by March 1

Tambuwal Promises Speedy Passage of 2015 Appropriation Bill

Jonathan Restates Determination to Flush out Insurgents

Tambuwal Flays Postponement of Elections

Military Takes over Nocturnal Duties at Abuja Police Checkpoints

FG orders NNPC to return $1.48bn unremitted funds uncovered by PwC

IG Orders Recovery of Arms from Unauthorised Security Agencies

New York Times Playing to the Gallery, Says Adefuye

Harassment: Women Ask ECOWAS Court to Enter Judgment in their Favour

Plateau Debt Profile is Less than N60bn, Says Finance Commissioner

Rector: Why We Proscribed Trade Unions in Ekiti Poly

Ewuga Allegedly Attacks Journalist over Jonathan’s N200m Booty Report

No Bomb Scare at Sokoto Airport, Says Airport Manager

AfDB: Nigeria is Largest Market in West Africa

Receivership Gone Awry

Daniel: Insurance is a Driver of Economic Growth


Boko Haram Fighters Raze Emir’s Palace in Borno

9 Killed in Biu Bomb Explosion

IGP Orders Recovery of Arms, Ammunition from Unauthorised Security Outfits, Agencies

PVCs Distributions: INEC Says 52.2 PVCs Collected by Eligible Voters

Harassment: Women Ask ECOWAS Court to Enter Judgment in Their Favour

Tambuwal Stalls Leadership Change Despite APC Majority

Monday, February 16, 2015

At Last, PDP, Obasanjo Part Ways, APC Celebrates

Stampede, Shooting Disrupt Buhari’s Maiduguri Rally

Nigerian Troops Recapture Mongonu, Marte, Intensify Battle for Other Towns

Soyinka Calls for Revolt If Incoming Govt Disappoints

Appeal Court Upholds Fayose’s Election

Tension in Adamawa as Court Rules Tuesday on Suit Challenging Ngilari’s Governorship

Patience Jonathan Weeps, Visits Families of Dead Bayelsa Women

Jonathan Appoints Edem Duke Supervisory Minister of Information

Oshiomhole Accuses FG of Siphoning N800m Water Project Fund

Hearing in Disputed Ibru Estate Stalled

Unknown Gunmen Kill APC Chieftain in Plateau

Shell Implements N1bn Oloibiri Health Project to Mark Nigeria’s Centenary

INEC: Card Reader will Guarantee Credible Voting

Northern Elders Tackle Clark, Others on Tenure Elongation

Police, Family Trade Blames over Murdered ABU Don

Eminent Leaders, Civil Society to Intervene on 2015 Elections

BPE: Privatisation of NIGCOMSAT Won’t Compromise National Security

Kwankwaso Calls on Religious Leaders to Enlighten Nigerians

CMD Charges Health Workers on Professionalism, Research

Firm Decries Closure of Computer Stalls by SON

Consolidation As Survival Option for Small Oil Firms

NTF, Sports Veterans Mourn Okoya-Thomas

Familiar Foes PSG, Chelsea Kick off Round of 16

Jega’s Preparedness and Matters Arising

Improved Funding of FERMA Necessary for Sustainable Road Development


Appeal Court Upholds Fayose's Election

Obasanjo’s Exit Big Yoke Lifted Off PDP - Babatope

Tenure Elongation: Northern Elders Tackle Clarke, Others

Immigration Denies Withdrawal Of Officers at Nigerian Borders

Nyako's APC Supporters Protest Son's Arrest

ECOWAS Cautions Jonathan, Buhari on Hate Speeches

Gunmen Kill APC Chieftain in Plateau

Election Audio Clip: Ekiti APC Petition AG, IGP

Obasanjo Will Not be Missed in PDP, Says Anenih

Finally, Obasanjo Dumps PDP

Monguno, Marte Liberated from Boko Haram

Jonathan to Commission Four Naval War Ships This Week

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Nigerian Military Steps up Campaign to Flush out Insurgents in Bama, Baga, Others

Crude Oil Prices Rise for Third Successive Week

Tony Elumelu Foundation Appoints New Chief Executive

NHRC: AGF, Obasanjo Refused to Cooperate on Alleged Training of Snipers

Valentine’s Day Tragedy: 11 Female Supporters of Patience Jonathan Die in Ghastly Crash

Buhari’s Bow Tie Sparks Religious Debate

DSS Operatives Invade Home of Reuters’ Correspondent in Bayelsa

Jonathan Decries Criticism of Security Forces

FG May Move Student IDPs to Unity Schools

Nyako Petitions NJC over Conduct of Two Judges as Judicial Inquiry Committee Indicts His Administration

Labour Party, Falana Express Concern over NLC’s Botched Elections

Controversy over Killing of ABU Don, Driver

A Cry from Okrika


The Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost

Beyond the Sanctity of Handover Date

Alleged Training of Snipers: AGF, Obasanjo Did Not Cooperate, Says Commission

Dickson Mourns Dead Commissioners, Others

Nyako Petitions NJC over His Impeachment

8 Killed in Yobe Bus Station Bomb Attack

Three Female Former Commissioners, Ex-Assembly Member, 7 Others Burnt to Death

Polytechnic Unions Threaten Strike Over Non-implementation of Agreements

JUSUN Suspends Strike in Kwara

Emir Sanusi’s Moment of Glory




Yemi Akinbode Rocks Wife’s Birthday Party

Day UNESCO Trained Journalists on Safety

INEC and Its Politics

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Made in Nigeria, Only for Nigerians

Delayed Poll Further Tears Obasanjo, Jonathan Apart

INEC: Presidential Election Result Will be Announced within 48 Hours

Troops Repel Boko Haram’s Daring Attack on Gombe

WACSOF Frets over Elections Postponement, Multiple Court Cases, Hate Speeches

Fireworks as Enugu PDP Candidates Battle to Retain Tickets

Don’t Sell Your PVCs, Imoke Warns Cross Riverians

Shell Partners GE on Healthcare Projects in Bayelsa State

‘Licensing of Churches Will Check Religious Fraudsters, Conflict’

Oando Refutes Allegation on Jets’ Donations to Political Parties

NIS Arrests Pastor, 4 Others for Alleged Child Trafficking in Ibadan

Urhobo Groups Visit UPU Factional Leader, Onoge

As Land Dispute Endangers Lives and Livelihoods in Enugu Community

Washington’s Last Rally for Jonathan

Bakare: Why I Called for Poll Shift

Abia Guber: Otti’s Just Taking A Walk


Police Repel Boko Haram Attack in Kano

Military Repels Boko Haram Invasion of Gombe State, Restores Normalcy

APC Youths, Women March Abuja Streets for Buhari

Police Will Always Protect Human Rights – IG

How Boko Haram Attacked Gombe, Communities

APC Impressed by Army’s Assurance on Neutrality

The Dbanj Brand: Dead or Alive?

Boko Haram Attacks Gombe, Communities

My Mission for Ogun is to Restore our Values

Weighing Economic Implications of Elections’ Postponement

Towards More Efficient Rail, Water Transportation

Friday, February 13, 2015

Jonathan Vows to Recover All LGs Under Boko Haram Before Elections

Is Oba of Benin in Conversation with His Ancestors?

EFCC Arrests Murtala Nyako’s Son, Abdul-Aziz

Adefuye Summoned By US Congress Over Election Shift

CBN Bans Resale of Dollar to Shore Up Naira

Crack In The MJTF As Nigeria, Nigerien Defence Authorities Trade Blames

Abia Women Protest Farm Invasion, Sexual Harassment by Fulani Herdsmen

Private Security Practitioners Caution Political Parties over Inciting Statements

FG Launches N1.1bn National Ambulance Service

STF Rescues Dariye’s Kidnapped Father

NLC Crises: Credential Committee Blamed for Error on Ballot Papers

Minister Gives 48-hour Ultimatum for Power Restoration to Biu

Woman Roasts Lover

ASUP Berates Oko Polytechnic Council over Intimidation

Bafarawa Cautions Varsity Students against Political Thuggery

Police in Kwara Compel Politicians to Enter into Public Undertaking For Peace

Imoke Commissions Science Labs, Roads in Navy Secondary School

Former Envoy Commends Jonathan on Road Construction in Abia

Lagos Asks FG to Withdraw FERMA Task Force From Lagos Roads

'JOHESU's Objection to Yayale Ahmed's Report Wrong'

In Search of Murtala Nyako

Emperor of Edo and Unpaid LG Workers

Rotimi Amaechi’s Countrified Gift to Pastors

Re: What Manner of Change?

Omisore, Obanikoro, Fayose Latest Radio Presenters on the Block

Lawan Gambo: My Brother Sacked Me from Office as LG Chairman


No Child Abuse, Trafficking in North-East IDP Camps, Says NEMA

PDP to INEC: Don't use Nigerians as Guinea Pig

Thugs Besiege Ekiti Towns, Abduct Four APC Members

STF Announces the Rescue of Dariye’s Father

Thursday, February 12, 2015

I’m of Sound Mind and Body, Says Ambode

Emefiele Calls for Calm as Naira, Stocks Sustain Decline

AGF: No Room for Interim Government

Fracas Disrupts NLC Elections, Congress May Suspend NUEE, NUPENG

PDP Makes U-turn, Passes Vote of Confidence on Jega

Returnees in Dilemma over Election Shift

Bomb Kills Five in Borno as Police Station is Attacked in Yobe

Jonathan Promises to Rebuild Chibok School

No One Can Impose Sharia Law on Nigeria, Says Buhari

Ekiti Election Audio Clip: Soldiers Will Testify against Fayose in Court, Says Fayemi

FG Reiterates Commitment to Ban Fertiliser Importation

Niger Republic Calls for National Protest against Boko Haram

Lagos Coroner Exceeding His Jurisdiction, Synagogue Tells Court

Mark: Ojudu’s Allegation of Planned Polls Deferment Mischievous, Undignifying

Group Disagrees with Jonathan over Power to Sack Jega

Elections: CISA Warns against Hostile Foreign Interference

Poll Shift Costing EU N435m

Obanikoro: We’re Fighting a Borderless Strange War against Terror

Group Warns FG against Media Clampdown

Polls: Mbu Orders Police to Shoot Electoral Offenders in Self-defence

Umar: Reforms Have Improved Efficiency at the Ports

Governors’ Wives Role in National Development

Obanikoro: We're in Borderless Strange War Against Terror

PDP Makes U-turn, Passes Confidence Vote on Jega

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Kills 5 in Borno Market

Buhari's Contempt for Nigerians

Minimising Electoral Violence, Enhancing National Devt

Continuity or Change, Which Option is Better?

UN Chief Tasks Nigeria on Post-MDGs Agenda

Suswam: We’ve Changed Our People’s Perception

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Jonathan: There Shall Be a New Govt Come May 29

S&P Retains Nigeria’s Sovereign Rating at BB

Buhari: Obasanjo’s Support Will Boost My Campaign

Slump in Oil Price Will Not Stop Bonga South West Project, Says Shell

Democracy Deferred: Postponed Election, an Embarrassment of Bad Choices

2015 Election: Jonathan’s Risky Call

Obasanjo: I’ll Not Talk on Polls Shift Until I Return to Nigeria

Ojudu: Mark Asked Senators to Support Election Deferment Last Year

Military Affirms Commitment to Nigeria’s Democracy, Says It is Apolitical

Immigration Seizes Voter’s and National Identity Cards From Foreigners

Court Strikes out Suit Seeking Jonathan’s Disqualification

Comply with Constitution, UN, EU, AU Tell Nigeria

Nigeria Does Not Need Lectures, FG Tells Int’l Community on Poll Postponement

Valentine Day Lovers excited over Rescheduling of Presidential Election

Ajumogobia Identifies Challenges in Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Sector

Court Fixes March 2 for Hearing of Case against APC

Afenifere Group: Yoruba Will Stand Alone If Military Takes over

Obono-Obla: Why Jonathan Cannot Remove Jega

Makinde Tasks Religious Leaders to Support SDP on Poverty Reduction

Imoke Commissions General Hospital, as PDP Campaign Train Docks in Odukpani

No Alternative to Jonathan, Says Nnaji

Plan to Rob Voters of Their PVCs, Rig Elections Uncovered in Abia

88% PVCs Distributed in Yobe

Akinyemi: There Are Many Lapses in Corporate Communications in Nigeria

Seeking Justice for Slain University Student

Utomi Advocates Establishment of Mobile Cancer Centres

Chadian Troops Kill Scores of Insurgents in Gamboru

Ojudu: Mark Asked Senators to Support Election Deferment

Election Postponement: Nigeria will No Longer Tolerate Excesses of Envoys - Wali

DHQ: Military Committed to The Democratic, Election Processes

New Boko Haram Enclave Found in Adamawa

Buhari’s Best Gift to Nigeria

Adewale: Jonathan’s Victory Dependent on Mine

Amosun's Below the Line Campaign

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Expectedly, Obasanjo Endorses Buhari

VAPTION: Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

APC, Fashola Decry Deployment of Troops to Tinubu’s Residence

Grim Tales of Rape, Child Trafficking in Displaced Persons’ Camps Revealed

Nigerians Warn against Another Shift in Election Date

Alleged Shooting of Abia Lawmaker a Hoax, Says Otti’s Campaign Team

Truncation of Democracy Worries North-east Activist

Orji: I Won’t Pass Debt Burden to My Successor

Disaster Averted in Borno as 147 Bombs are Recovered

Presidency Debunks Rumoured Sack of Jega, Asks Opposition to Desist from Inciting Propaganda

Naira Continues Plunge as Devaluation Looms

UN Backs Nigeria’s War against Terrorism

IG Redeploys 33 CPs

PFN to Amaechi: You Gave 500 Pastors Money to Support APC

Poll: Political Parties Sign Peace Accord in FCT

APC Applies to Join Suit to Compel INEC to Use Temporary Voters’ Cards

N620bn Bailout: Court Dismisses Gbajabiamila’s Suit against CBN

INEC Clears Andy Uba, Oduah, Ekwunife

Jonathan to Speak on Current National Issues Today

Synagogue: Low Turnout Stalls Coroner’s Inquest Sitting

Edo to Employ More Teachers Irrespective of State of Origin

Police Kills Infant, Shoot Women and Girl in Kano

NEMA Probes Alleged Rape Cases in IDP Camps

Presidential Candidates and Their Global Outlook

Cut in their Prime

IMF Recognises Ecobank's Financial Stability Strategy

IGP Deploy 33 CPs

PDP Accuses APC of Plotting to Cause Crisis in Nigeria

PFN to Amaechi: You Gave 500 Pastors Money for Support

UN Backs Nigeria's War Against Terrorism

Jonathan to Speak on Current National Issues this Wednesday

PVC Now Goes for N10,000 Each, Says APC

NEMA Probes Alleged Rape Cases In IDP Camps

Election Postponement: Security Must Not be Political - EU Observer Mission

Monday, February 09, 2015

Seplat Petroleum Defies Bears, Leads Price Gainers

Dasuki: There Will be No Further Shift of Elections

Leaked Files Link Abdulsalami Abubakar, Chris Garba to $182m Halliburton Bribery Scandal

Poll Postponement Unsettles Currency, Equity Markets

I’ll Defeat Regional Force, Says Shekau in New Video

ELection Postponement Reactions


INEC Extends Deadline for Collection of PVCs to March 8

FG to Embark on Fresh Immigration Recruitment Exercise

Ebonyi Alleges Freezing of Local Council Accounts

Buhari Defends Actions as Military Leader

INEC Economical with the Truth, Says Presidency

Ahead of Polls, FG Launches ‘Wage-Peace’ Campaign

US: Nigeria will Not Break Up

House Committee to Summon PwC on NNPC Forensic Audit Report

Dariye’s Father Rescued from Kidnappers

Polls: DSS Assures Nigerians of Safety

FG Trains 200 Youths on Use of Technology for Credible Elections

Attacks against Schoolgirls on the Rise, UN Says

Lawyers Ask Court to Restrain Tambuwal from Parading Himself as Speaker

Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Seeking to Join Jonathan’s Eligibility Suit

Military in Cahoots with PDP to Rig Elections, Alleges APC

South African Firm May Exit Nigeria over Falling Crude Oil Price

‘The NBA Will Help Prosecute Electoral Offenders’

Election Postponement: Security Not an Excuse, Says UK

US: Nigeria Will Not Disintegrate

Elections, Boko Haram Not Sprung on Us- NLC

We Cannot be Defeated by Allied Force, Boasts Shekau

Finally, FG to Go Ahead With Fresh Immigration Recruitment

Ahead Polls: FG Launches 'Wage Peace' Campaign

Polls: How US Agencies Indicted INEC over Bleak Operational Readiness

Court Refers Jonathan's Eligibility Suit to Court of Appeal

Buhari Opposes Suit Seeking His Disqualification

The Road Ahead

Sunday, February 08, 2015

Jonathan Says Handover Date is Sacrosanct as US Decries Polls’ Postponement

Revealed: Shift of Election Was a Lifeline for INEC

State Govts’ Capacity to Honour Bond Obligations Worries SEC

Boko Haram Attacks Yobe Barracks, Nigerien Village

Dubai Introduces New Visa Rules for Nigerians

Mixed Reactions Trail Election Postponement

Falana: Service Chiefs Committed Treason

ASUU, TUC Slam INEC, Sue for Calm

Braithwaite Condemns US Interference

INEC Has Shown its Responsive, Worthy Umpire, Says Wakil

Ihedioha, Yero: Postponement is in Nigeria’s Interest

‘A Bad Image for Nigeria, Says Varsity Don

NDF Commends INEC on Poll Shift

Nigerian Army Has Failed the Nation, Says Ocholi

Boko Haram: Multinational Forces to Strategise in Next Few Weeks

Civil Society Groups Ask Jega to Publish Contracts for Ballot Paper Printing

PPPRA: How Govt Slashed Petrol Subsidy in 2015

Igariwey: Okorocha, Amaechi Behind Ohanaeze Crisis

Kidnappers of Dariye’s Father Demand $10m Ransom

NigComSat Set to Launch Ka-Band

Lamido: I Want to Make Things Less Controversial

Group Urges IG to Investigate Jega

Mark Condoles with Ologbondiyan over Mum’s Death

Sulaiman: Social Protection Policy to Boost Inclusive Growth

Nigerians in Diaspora to March against Violence

Lawmaker: Jonathan, Most Tolerant President in Nigerian History

Road Accident Claims 17 in Osun

NDYM Gets New President, Vows to Retaliate Attacks on Jonathan

Odua, Diaspora Groups Endorse Jonathan’s Re-election Bid

‘Election Postponement Ample Opportunity for INEC to Deliver’

Call Your Supporters to Order, PDP Chieftain Urges El-Rufai


Nigeria, UK Strengthen Ties to Boost Capital Market, Trade

Firm Seeks Removal of Barriers to Trade Financing

Firms Adopt Visa Digital Payment Card

Access Bank Assures Investors of Higher Returns

Discos Record Revenue Losses Due to Metering Gap, Vandalism

SEC Moves against Rules Violation, Indiscipline in Capital Market

NDIC Donates N30m Resource Centre to Govt College, Ibadan

Air Peace Boss Lauds FG’s Policy on Pilots’ Employment

Operators Move to Resolve ABCON Crisis

NCX Boss Canvasses Proper Legislation for Commodity Trading

Skye Bank Renews Focus on Retail, Commercial Banking

Nigeria Air Force Urged to Support FAAN

Enterprise Bank Holds Consumer Fair

Consulting Firm Harps on Value Creation

Ecobank Capital Holds Investment Banking Conference

Strong Demand for Air Travel Rises, Says IATA

FG: High Speed Train Underway

NPA Tasks Concessionaires, Workers on Safety

Motivated Workforce Key to Exceptional Customer Service, Says Airtel

Professional Bodies Volunteer to Advise FG

Truck Driver Wins Jeep in Airtel Promo

Prepaid Meter: No Respite in Sight

Gunmen Kidnap Dariye's Father

May 29 Sacrosanct, Says Jonathan


PDP Campaign Organisation Seeks to Partner APC for Free, Fair Polls

Falana: Armed Forces Have No Role to Play in Conduct of Elections

US Expresses Deep Disappointment at Postponement of Elections

Election Shift Shows INEC Responsive, Worthy Umpire, Says Wakil

Wamakko to Service Chiefs, IGP: Resign Now for Dereliction of Duties

Saturday, February 07, 2015

A Dangerous Dating Game with Elections

Citing Security, INEC Reschedules Presidential Election to March 28

For PDP, It is a Reset, For APC, It is a Litmus Test for the Change Mantra

For PDP, It is a Reset, For APC, It is a Litmust Test for the Change Mantra

France: Nigeria is Investors’ Unavoidable Destination

Jonathan at Lord’s Chosen Lagos Crusade

Buhari, Tinubu, Amaechi Attend Sanusi’s Coronation in Kano

Police Impounds Trucks with Arms in Kwara

Court Set to Hear Case on Funsho Williams’ Murder

Electricity: Govt Still Hamstrung by Gas Supply Challenges

Concern over Death of Two Senior Army Officers

Ekweremadu Attracts N986m Water Project to Constituency

Towards Decision Time

Ernest Ndukwe: I’m Out to Give My People Quality Representation

In Plateau, the Odds Favour Pwajok

The Buhari of My Personal Experience

Emir Sunusi Finally Coronated, Gets Staff of Office

Parties’ Positions at the Meeting with INEC on Rescheduling of the General Elections

Nigeria to Benefit from Eu240bn Africa Investment Fund

Elections Being Rescheduled to March 28, April 11

Elections Shifted to March 28, April 11

Elections Shifted to March 27, April 11

Odumodu’s Campaign for Made in Nigeria Goods

Friday, February 06, 2015

INEC, Parties Meet Saturday to Take Final Decision on Election Dates

Hollande: France Committed to Battle against Boko Haram

Nigerian Coast Now Deadliest on Earth

APC Pledges to Grow Oil Production to 4mbpd, Revenue to $50bn by 2019

Gowon Seeks Adequate Security for Corps Members' During Elections

Jonathan in Surprise Appearance at Redemption Camp

Police Avert Calamity, Defuse 19 High Calibre Bombs in Adamawa

NMA: Large Scale Elections Violence Will Collapse the Health Sector

Enough is Enough of Terror Attacks, Warns Oritsejafor

Presidential Rally: Jonathan in Yenagoa, Urges People to Work with Dickson

Presidential Rally: Youths Seal Edo PDP Secretariat for Non-payment

Presidential Rally: Youths Seal up Edo PDP Secretariat over Non Payment

Appeal Court Voids Anambra PDP’s Candidates List

Court Restrains PDP from Campaigning over Multiple Candidates

Appeal Court voids Anambra PDP’s Candidates List

Navy Warship Arrives Nigeria from China

New Navy Warship Arrives Nigeria from ChinaChiemelie Ezeobi

Ambode Unveils N25bn Employment Trust Fund

Osun Tribunal Voids Omisore’s Petition, Affirms Aregbesola

Resist Sale of Your PVCs, Fashola Charges RTEAN, Calls for PPP

Why I Dumped PDP for Labour Party, Says Senator Esuene

Why I Dump PDP for Labour Part, Says Senator Esuene

Swiss Ambassador sue for Peaceful Elections

A Word for Osita Chidoka

What Does Femi Fani-Kayode Really Want?

The Black Englishman at 80

‘Reason’ , ‘Due To’ Can’t Co-exist

Shan George: I Have Had Two Marriages But None Has Really Worked For Me ....It Can Complicated But It Is A Wonderful Thing

Nigerian, Chadian Militaries Sign MoU to Eliminate Boko Haram

Hollande Restates France's Commitment to Rout Boko Haram

Nyanya Bomb Blasts: FG Files Fresh Charges against Ogwuche, Others

INEC, Parties Meet Saturday, May Shift Elections

Presidency: Patriotic Nigerians, Not Foreign Opinion Writers, Will Re-elect Jonathan

Police Recover 19 Bombs in Adamawa

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Council of State Divided Along Party Lines, INEC to Review, Decide on Election Dates

…10 Political Parties Kick against Shift in Polls, Abuja Residents Protest

PwC Report: NNPC, NPDC to Return $1.48bn to Federation Account

American Man Sends over $100,000 to Wife in Nigeria He’s Never Met

PDP, Ohanaeze, Balarabe Musa Accuse INEC, APC of Manipulating PVC Distribution Process

Chevron Shuns Court Cases, Sells Disputed Oil Block to SEPLAT

FG: Female Bombers Plan to Detonate Explosives at Polling Stations

Emir of Kano: I Have No Further Ambition in Life

DSS: We Have Invited Asari-Dokubo over Inflammatory Statements

Jonathan Launches National Security Documents

ICC Team in Nigeria, Says Politicians Who Incites Violence Will be Prosecuted

FG Embargoes Foreign Training, Travel for Public Officers

Clark-led Group Wants Elections Shifted to April

Gombe Christians, Muslims Sign Pact to Ensure Violence-free Elections

Polls: IG Tasks Zonal AIGs, Command CPs on Water-tight Security

110,000 PVCs Yet to Be Collected in Cross River

NBC Warns Broadcast Stations against Airing Hate, Offensive Adverts

The Zero Sum Election

200 Foreign Firms to Attend Enugu Trade Fair

Lagos Declares Friday Public Holiday

INEC Meets Friday to Assess Level of Preparedness

Council of State Advises INEC to Consult on Election Postponement

Elections: Committee Expresses Worry over Exodus of Nigerians from Likely Flashpoints

Group Supplies ICC with Evidence Linking Buhari to 2011 Post-election Violence

INEC Manipulating PVCs to Favour Buhari, Says Balarabe Musa

Housing Scam: Subscribers Disrupt NLC's Political Debate

Boko Haram Kills More Than 100 in Cameroon

ICC May Try Nigerian Politicians Who Incite Violence

Jonathan Launches Three National Security Documents

Clark-led Southern Nigeria Peoples Assembly Wants Elections Shifted to April

PwC: NNPC, NPDC Owe $1.48bn to Federation Account

Another Top Boko Haram Commander Likely Killed

Error at the Finishing Line

ECOWAS Cautions Against Unconstitutional Acts in Burkina Faso

10 Parties Warn against Shift in General Election

Northern Religious Leaders Warn Against Electoral Violence

PVC Distribution: INEC, APC Committing Electoral Crime, PDP Insists

Former Heads of State, APC Govs, Jega in Presidential Villa for Council of State Meeting

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Tension Rises as Council of State Meets on Elections

Again, FG Cuts 2015 Capital Spending as Oil Price Slump Bites

Chief Economic Adviser: FG has No Reason to Manipulate Figures

Chadian Troops Kill over 200 Boko Haram Insurgents

Third Suit Seeking to Stop Buhari Filed in Abuja

Jonathan Vows Not to Disappoint Youths, to Complete $16bn Delta Gas Plant

FG Unveils Take-off of High Speed Train from Abuja to Lagos

Jega: INEC Has Distributed over 44m PVCs

Police Set up Special Investigative Team for Electoral Offences

70% of Students Fail Neco Examination

Council of State Has No Power to Postpone Elections, Says Falana

Obasanjo: I Reserve My Comments Until after Elections

Revealed: NCC Absolved of Withdrawal of Short Code for APC Fundraising

Again, Protesters Block INEC’S Office, Demand Shift of General Election

Ohanaeze: Nigeria Must Avert Another Insurgency by Re-electing Jonathan

DHQ Condemns APC’s Advertorial Mocking CDS, Military

NUC Abolishes Pass Grade in Universities

‘Recent Ex-militants’ Summit was to Douse Tension in N’Delta, Seek Peace in Nigeria’

Five Test Positive to HIV/AIDS in IDP Camps in Maiduguri

EU Election Mission: Only FoI’s Passage Met Our Recommendations After 2011 Polls

NMA: Wide Scale Election Violence Will Collapse Health Sector

Online Firm, Complete Sports Collaborate to Expand Coverage

The Social Media and Electioneering Campaigns

Council of State Has No Power to Postpone Elections- Falana

Enugu: Ugwuanyi, Ayogu-Eze Lay Claim to PDP Ticket

INEC Refutes Reuters Report on Postponement of General Election

EFCC Declares Nyako, Son Wanted

Jonathan: Nigeria Needs Transformation, Not Change

Niger Delta to Resume Resource Control Agitation, Says Briggs

Judiciary is Overburdened, CJN Cries Out

Fire Guts NTA Jos Zonal Office

Reject Plan to Shift Election Date, APC Tells Council of State

DHQ Condemns APC Advertorial Mocking CDS, Military

COEASU Threatens to Drag Osun Govt to Court for Not Remitting Pension Deductions

Court Stops INEC from Accepting PDP Candidate for House of Reps

UNESCO Seeks Osun’s Permission to Adopt, Reproduce Opon Imo

Again, Protesters Block INEC Office, Demand Shift of General Elections

PDP to APC: Leave Us Out of Interim Government

Fire Razes Kano GSM Market

Only FOI Act Implemented from Post-2011 Polls' Recommendations - EU Election Mission

Police Sets Up Special Investigative Team for Electoral Offences

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

French Planes Back Multinational Force in Fight Against Boko Haram

French Planes Back Multinational

16 Parties Endorse Postponement of Elections, Threaten Polls’ Boycott

16 Parties Endorse Postponement of Elections, Threaten Polls’ Boycott

FG Cuts 2015 Joint Venture Oil Budget by 40% to $8.1bn

Nigerian Banks Slow Down on Syndicated Borrowing

DHQ: Nigeria’s Territorial Integrity Remains Intact

Oil Production to Resume in Ogoniland as Community Seals Deal with New Firm

I Won’t Join Issues with Soludo, Says Okonjo-Iweala

Buhari Alleges PDP Plot to Re-enact June 12 Scenario

Presidency Expresses Concern over Incessant Attacks on Jonathan’s Campaign Convoy

US Issues Travel Warning on North-East

Nigeria is Safe Under Jonathan, Says Babangida

Court Orders Alternative Service in Buhari Disqualification Suit

States Accuse FG of Frustrating Out-of-court Talks on Excess Crude Account/SWF

Army: We Are Not Aware of Plan for Interim Government

Okoya-Thomas’ Son Relives His Last Moments

Eligibility Suit against Jonathan: We will Meet in Court, Says PDP Campaign Group

FG Introduces Major Policy Reforms in Aviation Sector

NERC Formally Proclaims TEM, Pledges Market Certainty, Discipline

Don’t Mortgage Your Integrity, CJN Warns Election Tribunal Members

Fashola: INEC Confirms 5.9m Registered Voters in Lagos

APC: President’s Lawyer Prosecuting Case against Buhari

Legal And Ethical Issues In Reporting 2015 Elections

NSC, NOC, SWAN Mourn Okoya-Thomas

SEC Restates Commitment to Dematerialisation of Shares

Chivita Savours Partnership with Club

Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara Women Endorse Jonathan

Niger state Governor, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu

Court Awards Former Ecobank CEO $11.6m

Ribadu: Alleged N30trn Missing under Okonjo-Iweala Impossible

Army ‘Not Aware of Plan for Interim Government’

Buhari: Nigeria will Not Disintegrate

PDP, APC Trade Blames over Rivers Court Bombings

Nigeria Safe Under Jonathan, Says IBB

Don't Mortgage Your Integrity, CJN Warns Election Tribunal Members

Oil Production to Resume in Ogoniland, as Community Seals Deal with New Firm

2015: Fresh Suit Seeking Jonathan's Disqualification Filed

INEC Distributes .9m PVCs in Ondo

Ohaneze endorses Jonathan as Obioha, Others Kick

Non-indigenes Flee Kano for Fear of Election Violence

Monday, February 02, 2015

Bomb Blast Kills Two in Gombe After President’s Campaign Rally

Jonathan, Fashola, Others Mourn Late Okoya-Thomas

PWC Submits Forensic Audit Report on NNPC to Jonathan

Lamido: Talk about Defection is Bunkum

Lamido: Talk about Defect is Bunkum

Scores of Insurgents Killed in Battle for Maiduguri

Stowaway Took Advantage of Security Laxity at MMIA

Polls: Onaiyekan, Sultan Express Fear over Impending Violence

Abdulsalami: Spare Nigeria a Repeat of 2011 Post-election Carnage

INEC: 68.8m PVCs Have Been Produced, Ready for Collection

ICC will Prosecute Politicians Who Incite Violence

Inciting Programmes: NBC DG Vows to Sanction Erring Broadcasting Stations

Certificate Saga: Court Orders Service of Documents on Buhari, INEC

FG: Schools to Remain Open During Election Season

Boko Haram Not in Control of Any LG, Declares FG

Non-Collection of PVCs: Aggrieved Plaintiffs Approach Court, Seek Postponement of Elections

Lawyers Shut Down Justice Ministry

JOHESU Suspends Two-month-old Strike, Workers to Resume Tuesday

Account for Alleged Missing N30trn, SERAP Tells Okonjo-Iweala

Economic Downturn Forces Egypt to Close Lagos Consulate

Nigeria Must Avoid Malian Experience, Says Nyiam

ACF Asks FG to Take Action Against Security Threat by Ex-militants

Elections: Igbos Should Not Flee North, Says Okorocha

17 Killed in Auto Crash in Yobe

Advocates Call for Sensitisation of Judges on the FoI Act

Buhari to Increase Allocation to Education Sector, Says BSO

Again, Stakeholders Call for Passage of Petroleum Industry Bill

Coal Power to the Rescue

Alleged $20bn Missing NNPC Funds: Jonathan Receives Audit Report at Last

Elections: FG Directs Schools at All Levels to Remain Open

Spare Nigeria Repeat of 2011 Post-elections Carnage - Gen. Abubakar

Austerity Measures Force Egypt to Close Lagos Consulate

NLC Warns of Greater Danger in Postponing Election

PVC: Aggrieved Plaintiffs Approach Court , Seek Postponement of Elections

JOHESU suspends Two Months Old Strike

Jonathan Mourns Okoya-Thomas

Jonathan Escapes Bomb Attack in Gombe

How Jonathan Ran Nigeria's Economy Aground, Says APC

Buhari’s Contempt for Debates Despicable, Says PDP

Buhari Dumps Arise TV Channels, Guardian Debate

IGP Warns Politicians Against Illegal Bail of Supporters

Three Rivers High Courts Bombed

APC Guber Aspirant, Tilijie Joins PDP

Justice Ministry's Lawyers Embark on Warning Strike

The Campaigns Get Messier

Indecent Struggle for Power in Gombe

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Military Repels Boko Haram’s Fresh Assault on Maiduguri, 82 Killed

Buhari Not Dodging, Says Campaign Team as PDP Insists on Debate

Playing Fast and Loose with the Truth

Soludo Replies Okonjo-Iweala, Alleges N30tn Unaccounted under Her Watch

INEC Extends Deadline for PVC Collection to Feb 8

Briggs: Peterside Leads Wike in Rivers Guber Poll

Presidency: Nigeria’s Public Service Has Improved Since 1999

Chad Forces Bomb Boko Haram Positions in Gamborou Ngala

Maiduguri Attacks: PDP Commends Military, Urges Support from Nigerians

Boko Haram’s Twitter Account Blocked

NECO Registrar Flouts Shekarau’s Directive on Disengagement from Service

Osinbajo: APC’s Vice-Presidency Won’t Be ‘Spare Tyre’

Ex-militants Promise to Support Northern Youth after Jonathan’s Second Term

Broadcast: APC? Asks NBC to Probe, Punish AIT

FG Inaugurates 263 Police Patrol Vehicles for Elections

Transport Minister Inaugurates Gombe Intercity Train Services

New Books Blame Jonathan for Nigeria’s Downturn

ew Books Blame Jonathan for Nigeria’s Downturn

Judiciary Workers Suspend Strike in Lagos

Agbaje Didn’t Pay Land Use Charge for Four Years, Fashola Insists

ICPC to Introduce Compliance Score Cards

Lawyers Sue Jonathan, PDP, Demand N70m Unpaid Legal Fees

Christians Charged to Pray for Nigeria

Group Calls for Dasuki’s Sack

CBN Mulls Stress-testing Banks

NBC to Sanction Broadcasting Stations for Advertisement Breaches

American Airlines Pilots Approve New Contract

Tears of a 12-Year-old Mother

Six Suspected Suicide Bombers Arrested

Military Captures Armoured Vehicles, Artillery Guns from Boko Haram in Maiduguri Battle

Twin Explosions in Gombe Hours Before Jonathan's Visit

INEC Extends Deadline for Collection of PVC's

82 Killed in Boko Haram Invasion of Maidugri

Presidency: We’ll Support Northern Youth in 2019 – N’Delta Militants

Six Killed in Fresh Suicide Bomb Attack in Potiskum

Broadcast: APC Asks NBC to Probe, Punish AIT

Shooting Stops in Boko Haram Takeover Bid of Maiduguri

Again, Maiduguri Under Attack

Understanding the Nigerian Voter

Saturday, January 31, 2015


Opeyemi Bamidele Returns from the Cold


ASATU Adopts Okonkwo for Senate

Jonathan, PDP Most Viable Option for Ndigbo, Says Orji

Boko Haram Faces Defeat in Borno Border Towns

Concern as over 20m Voters Yet to Collect PVCs

NPAN, ARISE Tv, Channels Tv to Host Presidential Debate Feb 3

Ki-moon Supports Regional Troops against Boko Haram

My Advert Not a Death Wish for Buhari, Fayose Tells American Diplomats

Presidential Debate: PDP Wants All-APC Panel Members to Moderate

Rivers Courts Re-open Monday as Judiciary Workers Suspend Strike

Jonathan, Buhari Woo Voters in Bauchi, Kaduna, Kwara

‘Nigeria to Require 45,000MW Installed Capacity of Electricity by 2020’

Nigeria Severely Affected by Illicit Financial Flows, Says ActionAid

Indigenous Contractors Cry Out over Unpaid Fees

Social Security: Amendment Empowers NSITF on Aged, Unemployed

ASUP to Sue Ekiti Poly Rector over Illegal Deductions of Salaries

Step Up Commitment to Anti-Money Laundering Fight, FG Urged

The Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria for Launch Feb. 10

Judge Jonathan by His Track Record, Says PTDF Boss

Filmhouse Cinema Berths in Port Harcourt

Nigerian Farmers Hold Carnival at Eagle Square

In Port Harcourt, Jonathan Discusses S’South Development, Reconciles Members in Ondo

Ayoh: We Must Learn from US Homeland Security Strategy

Primate Ayodele’s Covenant with February 14

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