This Day News Archive for April 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Tight Security as Election Tribunal Begins Sitting in A’Ibom

Bala Mohammed: I am Ready For Probe

Pandemonium as Ad-hoc Staffers Storm INEC in Cross River

Buhari to Partner Legislature on Daunting Challenges

We're Not on Witch-hunt Mission, Says Buhari

Sokoto has the Lowest Routine Immunisation Coverage in Africa, Says WHO Official

Impeachment: Fayose, Others Withdraw Suit against Lawmakers

Consumers Want 12 Per Cent Cut in Electricity Tariff

Jonathan to Buhari: Don't Form Parallel Government

Senate Presidency: Tinubu Withdraws Support for Akume, Lobbies for Ahmed Lawan

APC Overturns Buhari, Says AIT, Media Houses Free to Cover Him

Military Rescues 200 Girls, 93 Women from Sambisa Forest

Jonathan Suspends Foreign Affairs Perm Sec over S'African Spat

Dozens of Soldiers, Civilians Killed in Fresh Boko Haram Violence

Senate Passes N4.493tn Budget, Knocks Out Fuel Subsidies

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Indonesia Executes Nigerians, Other Nationals for Drug Offences

Buhari to Inaugurate APC Transition Committee Today

NNPC links crisis to collapse of supply chain

Constitution Amendment: N’Assemby Served with Court Processes

IG Orders Water-tight Security Around Media Houses Nationwide

Inciting Statement: ICC Confirms Receipt of Petition against Oba of Lagos

Nine Lawmakers Impeach Adamawa Speaker, Deputy


OPC Removes Fasheun, Appoints New President

Insecurity: NYSC Staggers Orientation Programme for North-east Corps Members

All Set for Lagos Jazz Music Festival

Tinubu: I Have No Reason to Apologise to Bode George

Easy Credit Card to the Rescue

Capacity Building and Unending Bickering at SEC

Constitution Amendments: NASS Served with Court Processes

Army Confirms Rescue of About 300 Women, Girls

Military Reportedly Rescues 300 Females from Sambisa Forest

9 of 25 Adamawa Legislators Oust Speaker

Buhari to Attend G-7 Summit in Berlin

Indonesia Executes 3 Nigerians, 5 Others

Fuel Scarcity Grounds Governance, Business Activities in Abuja

Cross River Election Tribunal Receives 13 Petitions

Nigerians and Canadians Can Collaborate Better on Governance, Leadership

FG Declares Friday, May 1, Public Holiday

Jonathan Suspends Foreign Affairs Perm Sec

Hausa Community: Fayose Not Victimizing Us for Voting Against Jonathan

National Guard Troops Try to Quell Baltimore Riots

AIT Ban: PDP Alerts On Media Suppression

AIT, Others Free to Cover Buhari’s Activities – APC

All accredited media, including AIT, free to cover President-elect’s activities – APC

Monday, April 27, 2015

Airtel’s CEO, Ogunsanya, to Speak at Businessday CEOs’ Forum

PwC Report: No $20bn Missing But Cites Several Infractions by NNPC

Lagarde: FG’s Fiscal Measures to Manage Oil Price Slump, Excellent

UBA on Path to Improved Profitability, Management Assures Shareholders

Suspected Boko Haram Gunmen Kill 21 in Yobe

Collapsed Bridge: Tricycle Operator Escapes Death by a Whisker in Kano

Unknown Gunmen Bomb Local Radio Station in Okene

Boko Haram is a Fraud, Says Buhari

Constitution Amendment: FG’s Claim of Litigation a Blatant Lie, Says Senate

Presidency Denies Recalling Nigerian Envoy to S’Africa

Buhari Bans AIT from Covering His Activities

Tension in Ekpan Near Warri as Gunmen Kill Community Leader

Lagos Urges Buhari, N’Assembly to Include 37 Councils in Constitution

Renewed Rival Cult War Claims Five Lives in Edo

NJC Insists It Has Power to Find Justice Gummi Guilty of Gross Misconduct

No Safe Haven for Looted Funds in Switzerland, Says Envoy

Aliyu: I’m Going on Four Years Sabbatical

FG Issues RFPs to Seven Prospective Concessionaires for Warri Port

‘Lagos Lost 157 Lives, N23bn in Fire Disaster in 2014’

Property Worth N7.3bn Lost in Boko Haram Insurgency, Says Adamawa Govt

NDPHC Expects 4,000MW Hydro Power Contribution from NIPP Phase 2

Ex- NDDC Commissioner Jailed Three Years for Stealing Transformers

Defectors: Playing Games with the People

Ogun, CCECC Sign MoU on Light Rail Project

Pensioners Picket NSITF as Fund Sets up C’ttee for Implementation of 33% Increment

Court to Decide Whether Suit against Tambuwal Still Maintainable

Minimah: Fighting Terrorism, Insurgency Requires Collective Effort

Group Seeks Appointment of Fashola as FCT Minister

Amadi: Nigeria Can Benefit from Single Regulator for Gas and Power

Local Content on Trial

Economic Diversification and Non-oil Export Growth Back on the Front Burner


Presidency Denies Recalling South Africa Envoy

Jonathan Sacks Femi Thomas, NHIS Executive Secretary

South-east, South-south Groups Demand Self-determination

Tambuwal Tasks Successors on Proactive Laws

Missing $20bn: Jonathan Orders Release of Forensic Audit Report

DHQ: Terrorists Sympathizers Fabricating Stories to Discredit Military Success

Court to Decide on Suit against Tambuwal 26 May

Desperation in Nepal after Massive Earthquake, 4000 Dead

4,000 Graduates in Kano Apply for SURE-P Intern Scheme

Lagos Loses 157 Lives, N23 Billion in Fire Disasters

Babangida Aliyu Quitting Politics Till 2019

NJC Insists Justice Gummi Guilty of Gross Misconduct

Mobil Disowns Recent Oil Spill at Ibeno

Ohanaeze Appoints Interim Exco as Leadership Crisis Rocks Youth Wing

Ondo Gets New Deputy Governor after Sack of Olanusi

Constitution Amendments: FG Seeks Injunction against NASS

Ilorin Violent Attack: Police Arrest 60

Ondo State Deputy Governor Sacked

High Stakes as Zoning Unsettles APC

Ondo State Deputy Governor Impeached

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ali Olanusi impeached

Buhari to Launch New Inquiry into Missing $20bn Oil Money

Adding Insult to Injury, S’Africa Raps Nigeria over Recalled Envoy

Taraba APC Guber Candidate Rejects Results, Heads for Tribunal

Buhari, Oyegun Meet This Week on Zoning

Unveiling Nigerians on Indonesia’s Death Row

Another Supporter Treks Hundreds of Kilometres for Buhari

13 Killed in Benue in Renewed Attack by Fulani Herdsmen

Niger Army Fights Boko Haram for Lake Chad Island after Attack

Ihedioha Faults Governorship Result in Imo

Methanol Poisoning: Death Toll Rises to 23 in Ondo

Seven Killed in Kano after Bridge Collapses

Kogi REC Tortured over Disappearance of Election Materials

FG, EU Sign N325m Support Fund for Victims of Insurgency in Borno

Afenifere Faction: Chukwumerije Does Not Deserve Honour of a Statesman

Nine-year-old Wins National Maths Competition, Beats 25,000 Others

South-west APC: We’ll Not Fail Nigeria

Oshiomhole Condemns Award of Honorary Degrees to Persons of Questionable Character

SEC Staff Union to Boycott Training Programme over Outrageous Course Fees

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Court Freezes Former House Member’s Accounts over Debt

Judicial Correspondents Commiserate with Fagbohungbe over Fire Disaster

Digitisation: Signal Distributor Drags FG to Court, Demands N1.2tn Damages

Bond Market Records Low Appetite for Long-tenured Instruments

Moving Nigeria Away from Fragility

Kuforiji-Olubi Cries Foul over British Court's Order Freezing Her Assets

NHRC Urges Simultaneous Accreditation, Voting

Rivers: Police Intensify Effort to Rescue Kidnapped Medical Doctor

APC Cautions Against Last-minute Looting

Jonathan Deserves Nobel Peace Award, Says Ex-Gov Audu

Lake Chad Oil Exploration: Catholic Groups Task Buhari

PDP to Set Up Committees to Reinvent Itself

Death from Liquor: Ondo Govt Bans Ogogoro as Casualties Rise to 23

Premier League: Top of the Table Clash as Arsenal Host Chelsea

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Ighalo Celebrates Watford’s Promotion

Okorocha, Ikpeazu, Ishaku Win in Imo, Abia, Taraba

Sambisa: Military Deploys More Equipment, Continues Assault

Xenophobic Attacks: Nigeria Recalls Envoy to South Africa

World Bank Approves $500m to Improve Maternal, Child Health in Nigeria

Political Parties to Storm Election Tribunal in Cross River

‘Akpabio Wasn’t PDP Candidate for Senatorial Race’

MTN Surprises University Don with Car Gift

Buhari: No Government Can Do without the Media

Group Laments Influx of Ex-Governors to Senate

Only 55 Students from Borno Bid for Unity Schools

Funmi Tejuoso Joins Lagos Speakership Race

PDP Wins Ekiti Assembly Election, as Low Turnout, Heavy Security Deployment Mar Poll

Peaceful Supplementary Election in Delta Central

Jonathan: Constant Prayers’ll Help in Rebuilding Nigeria

Al-Mustapha Denies Allegations of Arrest, $10 Billion Bribe

APC Lawmakers: Fayose Fabricating Lies to Escape Impeachment

Niger Delta Youths Threaten to Resist Merger of NDDC, Ministry

Suspended NigComSat Boss Sues Minister, Others for N2bn

Sanitation: One Killed as Hoodlums Raze Buildings in Ilorin

Auto Crash Claims 3 Lives, Others Seriously Injured in Edo

Ortom: I’ll Operate a Lean Cabinet

Buhari, Change is Actually an Active Verb

Still on the Xenophobic Violence in South Africa

The New State Helmsmen

Uche Chukwumerije: Death of a Collosus

Giwa, Enahoro, Jose: The Press and Nigerian Project

Buhari: The Return of the Spartan



Taraba Runoff: PDP Candidate Wins Polling Unit

Jonathan Inaugurates N600m CAN Centre

Two Soldiers Killed, One Injured as Ammunition Explodes at Jos Army Barracks

Boko Haram Attacks Two Borno Towns

Al-Mustapha Denies Allegations of Arrest, $10bn Bribe

Low Turnout, Peaceful Supplementary Election in Delta Central

Rabiu Kwankwaso: You Cannot Insult the North and Think You Can Get Away with it…

Jonathan: Constant Prayers Will Help Rebuild Nigeria

Boko Haram Retakes Borno Town from Nigerian Troops

Friday, April 24, 2015

Ahmed Joda Heads Buhari's 18-Man Transition Committee

Abia, Imo, Taraba Elect Governors Saturday

CBN Orders Banks to Publish Names of Debtors from End of July

Fuel Marketers Threaten to Stop Importation over N350bn Unpaid Subsidy Claims

Aviation Unions Clash with SAHCOL over Arrest of Leaders

Rivers Ballot-Box Revolution And Nyeso Wike’s Olive Branch

Synagogue: Explosive Expert Insists Collapse was Induced by Infrasonic Weapon

Court Orders Ekiti Lawmakers to Show Why it Should not Declare their Seats Vacant

Supplementary Poll: Abia Government Petitions COAS, Jega

UNHCR Assists 15000 Displaced Persons

Nnamani Files Election Petition

NAMA MD to deliver Awards Lecture

'We Provided for SURE-P in 2015 Budget'

African Bar Association on Xenophobia

Glo re-launches ‘Bounce’

Ajimobi to Declare Global Energy Conference Open

Akoni’s 10th Year Remembrance

Army Pulls Out 31 Retired Generals from Service

Xenophobia, Blight on South Africa’s Tourism Dream

Geely Small SUV Aims for Sales in Europe, US

Polio Torch in Nigeria, as India Pledges Assistance

Plateau Guber Polls: Pwajok in Tribunal, Challenges Lalong’s Election

House Dispels Report on Excision of SURE-P From 2015 Budget

Court Stalls Ekiti Lawmakers' Bid to Impeach Fayose

Defection Fever Hits Bayelsa PDP

Fever Hits Bayelsa PDP Segun James in Yenagoa

Transition: Jonathan Meets Buhari Behind Closed Doors

How Mu'azu, NWC Members Survived Plot to Oust Them

How Mu’azu, NWC Members Survived Plot to Oust Them

Landmines Force Troops to Retreat from Sambisa as Boko Haram Regroups

Xenophobia: Nigeria, S'Africa Sign Peace Accord

Jonathan's Departure Worries Nollywood

Nigerian Mother and Son Unlawfully Deported Return to UK

Tinubu, an Asset and Liability

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Constitution: Allow Supreme Court to Determine Legality of Amendments, FG Tells N’Assembly

FAAN Grounds Arik Air over N1.2bn Debt

Again, APC Puts Zoning of Political Offices on Hold

House Passes N4.493tn Budget

NACCIMA Laments Nigeria’s Declining Foreign Reserves

Fayose, NLC President: Ekiti Impeachment Crisis Blown out of Proportion

‘Nigeria’s Crude Oil Revenue May Decline by $10bn in 2015’

Shun Partisanship, APC Warns Acting IG

Tinubu: APC Govt will Scrap Austerity Policies

Lagos Confirms Environmental Sanitation for Tomorrow

Buhari, Mark Meet in Abuja

Edo, Oyo NLC Hold Parallel Congresses

Fitch: Nigerian Banks, Others to Withstand Commodities’ Price Fall

Seplat Clarifies Dividend Policy for Nigerian Shareholders

BOI Boosts Businesses in S'West with N18bn Facility

Moody's Assigns ‘Stable Outlook’ Rating to AFC

Stock Market Down 0.10% as Weak Sentiment Persists

Delivering the Promise

‘Don’t Incur Debt for Incoming Leaders’ - Akinde

Cargo Dwell Time Drops to Three Days

Discovery to Resume Flight Operations after NCAA Suspension

Oronto Douglas and the Frenemies of Jonathan

Jonathan Orders Removal of His Campaign Billboards, Banners, Posters

House Again Suspends Scholarship Scheme on Innovation, Development

Impeachment: Ondo Chief Judge Sets Up Panel to Investigate Deputy Governor

Independence Day Bomb Blasts: Court Admits Exhibits against Okah

Orekoya Abduction Saga: Police Release House-help to Parents

Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa, Others Sign Peace Accord

APC Again, Puts Zoning Structure On Hold

House Passes Bill Prohibiting Torture, Inhuman Treatments

Allow Supreme Court to Determine Legality of Amendments, FG Tells NASS

House Passes 2015 Budget

Military Surprised at 'Shekau's' Sudden Silence Since Final Push

Constitution Review: House Replies Jonathan

NLC Decries Hijacking of LGs' Development

Xenophobia: AU Seeks Hastened Creation of United States of Africa

FG, Buhari Inauguration C'ttees Unfold Hand-over Plans

Boko Haram: Soldiers Retreat from Sambisa Forest

Borno Sets Up Schools in IDPs Camps

Tackling Obesity Scourge

Physiotherapists Re-awaken Nigerians on Hygiene

Protesters Storm S’African Embassy in Lagos, Mission Shut Down

Buhari to Publish PwC Forensic Audit on NNPC

FG: Jonathan will Hand over to Buhari on May 29

Nigerian Military Guns Down Top Boko Haram Commander

Home Office Ordered to Bring Back Mother and Five-year-old Son Deported to Nigeria

Abia Guber Election: Obiano Rallies Support for Otti

Ayade Gets Certificate of Return, Says No Winner, No Vanquished

Mnguni: Mandela Won’t Be Happy With the Xenophobic Attacks

Does Continuity Automatically Ensure Good Governance?

Judge Orders Agip MD to Appear in Court

Ebola Reduced Lagos Hotel Patronage by 75% in 2014

South-south Group Backs Iriase for House Speaker

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Report: How Tinubu Could Shape Nigeria’s Government

Ezekwesili Tasks Obama to Replicate Osama Effect and Rescue Chibok Girls

Fayose’s Impeachment: Women Protest against Lawmakers

Agbakoba: Buhari Should Take a Cue from Roosevelt

Certificate Forgery: Two Plaintiffs Withdraw Suits against Buhari

LCCI Blames CBN for Scarcity of Foreign Exchange

Ondo Assembly Directs CJ to Constitute Impeachment Panel against Dep Gov

PDP Directs Aggrieved Members to Channel Grievances through State Chairmen

Corrupt Senate will Frustrate Buhari’s Anti-corruption Plan, Says Group

NANS to APC: N’Assembly Leadership Should Be Based on Merit Not Zoning

Arase Promises Professional, Responsible Leadership

Major Fire Incident Averted at Lagos Airport

Chukwumerije was a Political Encyclopedia, Says Umahi

12-year-old Girl Wins Spelling Bee Competition in Lagos

Staff of Popular Eatery Bags 266-year Jail Term for N8m Scam

PDP Calls for Cancellation of Imo Re-run Election

Sokoto to Sell All Govt-owned Houses Before May 29

Prison Officer Identifies Court Registrar as One Who Aided Ajudua to Defraud Bamaiyi

Gunmen Abduct Council Chairman in Bayelsa

Zuckerberg Defends Despite Indian Controversy

Xenophobic Attacks: Need to Protect Nigeria-based Multinationals

Kaduna Soccer Fans Angry with Big Boss’ Re-appointment

House Summons Agip Over Oil Spill

INEC Inaugurates Committee on 2015 General Elections Report

AIG Mbu: Echoes from the Lagos Elections

Ezekwesili Tasks Obama to Replicate Osama Killing and Rescue Chibok Girls

Military Guns Down Top Boko Haram Commander in an Encounter at Alagarno

Youths Protest Fresh Oil Spill Reported at MPN QIT, Ibeno

Fayose: I Will Offer Constructive Opposition to Buhari’s Govt

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Two Plaintiffs Withdraw Suits against Buhari

FG Asks Supreme Court to Nullify Amendments to Constitution

N24bn Pension Scam: EFCC to Split Charges

China Plans New Investment in Agriculture, Infrastructure

PDP Directs Aggrieved Members to Channel Grievances Through States' Chairmen

Gunmen Abduct Council's Chairman in Bayelsa

Gunmen Abducts Council's Chairman in Bayelsa State

Diezani: I’m Being Persecuted for Stepping on Big Toes in Oil Industry

Abia Governorship: How PDP, AGPA Rigged Election, Says APC

Fire Razes Kwara Ministry of Energy

Fayose’s Impeachment: Women Protest Against Lawmakers

Yobe Polls: Maina Waziri Faults Exercise, Heads For Tribunal

US Designates Al-Shabaab's Ahmed Diriye and Mahad Karate as Terrorists

Fighting Partisanship, Jonathan Removes IG, Suleiman Abba

Operators Push for Gwarzo's Confirmation as DG of SEC

How Kidnapped Toddler was Rescued in Abeokuta

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Biden: Jonathan Has Set an Example for Africa

Buhari Lobbies for Adesina as AfDB President

PDP NWC, Govs, Senators-elect Accuse APC of Plotting One Party State

America Declares Orubebe, Dokubo, Others Persona Non Grata

Bamaiyi: How Court Registrar, Ajudua Swindled Me of $330,000

We Openly Worked against PDP in Plateau, Says Tapgun

Jega: We Have No Proof of Irregularities in Rivers’ Governorship Election

Gunmen Kill El-Rufai’s Campaign Coordinator in Kaduna

Ondo Assembly Serves Impeachment Notice on Deputy Governor, Olanusi

Afenifere: Work against Lagos Interest, Be Swallowed by the Lagoon

FG to Enact New National Peace Policy

Race for Speaker: PDP Members Mull Voting for APC Aspirant

Fashola: Climate Change Sparked Eko Atlantic City Initiative

House Mourns Chukwumerije, Adjourns Plenary Till Today

Oshiomhole Tasks Labour to Engage Buhari on Sensible Industrial Policy

Shell Blames Kolo Creek Oil Spill on Sabotage

Buhari Sues for Legislative Harmony

Ambode Inaugurates Transition Committee

Power Generation: Slack Regulation of Gas Supply to Plants Worries NERC

How Pinnick, NFF President, ‘Bribed’ Me on Keshi

Amid Injury Crisis, Rodriquez Key for Real against Atletico

As NSE Strives Towards $1tn Market Cap

Nwodo: Chukwumerije will be Remembered for Role in Stopping Obasanjo's Third-term Bid

Jubilation at Police Formations as Arase is Announced IGP

Ondo: INEC Declares Two More State Assembly Seats for PDP

Xenophobic Attacks: Culprits Must Face Justice, Says ECOWAS

Rivers Electoral Commission Fixes May 23 for Council Poll

Speakership: Kano Legislator Urges Contestants to Respect Zoning

Speakership: Kano Legislator Urges. APC to Respect Zoning

We Have No Proof of Irregularities in Rivers Governorship Elections- Jega

Ondo State House of Assembly Serves impeachment notice on Deputy Governor

House Mourns Chukwumerije, Adjourns Plenary Till Wednesday

Money Laundering: Court Admits Evidence in Trial of Akwe Doma

US Vice President Calls Jonathan, Commends His Leadership

Jonathan Sacks Suleiman Abba

Nigerians Protest Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa

Monthly Oil Revenue Drops Further by N86.42bn in March

APC North-east Insists on House Speakership

Toddler Kidnapped in Lagos Church

Jonathan Conceding Defeat, a Legacy for African Continent, Says Ouattara

Monday, April 20, 2015

Ondo Deaths Linked to Poisonous Gin

President’s Men Move against Mu’azu, NWC Members

Boko Haram: My Govt will Continue Collaboration with Niger, Chad, Cameroun, Says Buhari

Fayose’s Impeachment Fever Stalls Resumption of Schools in Ekiti

Okonjo-Iweala Underpins Nigeria’s Progress on Economic, Political Consensus

Wamakko: Buhari will Not Disappoint Nigerians

Jonathan, Buhari, Atiku Others Mourn Chukwumerije

Race for Senate Presidency: Akume’s Residence Turns New Mecca

Ndoma-Egba: I am Being Pressurised to Decamp

Bakare Urges Buhari to Shun ‘Our Turn’ Politics, Appoint Technocrats

Ebonyi Assembly Freezes State, Local Govt Joint Account

Oil Spill: Delta Community Gives NPDC 14-day Ultimatum

Deputy Clerk of Bayelsa Assembly Shot Dead in Yenagoa

PDP Plans to Cause Mayhem in Ondo

Stop Persecuting Kashamu, Ogun Youths Warn Obasanjo

Abia Courts Forced Open as Govt Loses Patience with JUSUN

PDP Describes Araraume, Anumudu, Chukwueke’s Defection to APC as Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish

Crisis Rocks Enugu APC over N400m Campaign Fund

Ogun SDP Denies Receiving Financial Assistance from Presidency

Nat’l Assembly Leadership: Momodu Makes Case for Saraki, Gbajabiamila

Akwe Doma: Court to Subpoena Nasarawa SSG

US Govt to Partner Nigeria on Police Training

Blatter: World Cup in Russia Will be Best Ever

Cultural Export

A Hunger for New Nigeria

Ondo Deaths Linked to Poisonous Gin?

Jonathan Conceding Defeat, a Legacy For African Continent, Says Qouttara

Abia Govt Wants Jega to Supervise Supplementary Poll

Jonathan Mourns Chukwumerije, Says He Was Man of Integrity

Fayose’s Impeachment Fever Stalls School Resumption in Ekiti

AFA Asks AU to Probe SA over Attacks on African Nationals

APC Success at Polls Cannot Transform Into One Party State in Nigeria - Ahmed

Why I’m going to Tribunal ---Umana Says Votes were Allocation not Election.

Wamakko: Buhari will not Disappoint Nigerians

Momodu Makes Case for Saraki, Gbajabiamila

An Unfulfilled Promise

Betrayed Trust

Oronto Natei Douglas: A Man of Uncommon Courage

Fuel Scarcity Looms over FG’s Indebtedness to Marketers

Lagos Remits N32.2bn to Retirees in Five Years

StarTimes Introduces New Channels to Boost Digital TV Access

Dangote: Business Backs Nigeria, Tasks Buhari on Unemployment, Economy

PDP Accuses APC of Planning a One-party State

Xenophobia: Students Threaten to Shut Down S’African Companies in Nigeria

Chukwumerije, Senate Committee Chair, Dies at 75

Muslim Migrants Throw 12 Christians Overboard for not Praying to Allah

Fire Burns 6-Month-Old Baby to Death in Lagos

Buhari Appeals to Nigerians for Time to Deliver on Promises

Ondo Strange Disease: We Suspect Ethanol Poison, Says Commissioner

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Presidency Denies Spending N2tn on Elections

Falana Faults Jonathan for Rejecting Amendments to 1999 Constitution

APC Must Act Fast on Zoning, Says Kwankwaso

Impeachment: Fayose Not Serious about Peace Move, Say APC Lawmakers

Electricity Workers Kick against FG’s Plan to Build Nuclear Power Plants

Kashamu Says Obasanjo, INTERPOL Working with US to Abduct Him

Corruption: Saraki Calls for Thorough Accountability in Governance, Public Administration

Gunmen Invade President Jonathan’s Special Assistant’s Home in Yenagoa

We Have Confidence that Buhari will Deliver to Nigerians, Says Nigerien President

Mimiko: I will Not Be Distracted

Probe: Enugu Speaker Denies Impeachment Plot against Chime

TAN: How We Broke Poll Records in Lagos

Obono-Obla Wants EFCC to Investigate Imoke’s Administration

Drama in Gombe as INEC Presents Certificate of Return to Dankwambo, Legislators-elect

Borussia Dortmund turn to Tuchel to Succeed Klopp

Deepening Democracy beyond the 2015 Elections

PDP Mourns Senator Uche Chukwumerije

Gunmen Invade Jonathan's Special Assistant's Home in Yenagoa

Gale of Defections Unfortunate, Bad for Our Democracy- Utomi

APC Wins More Rep Seat in Nasarawa

Against All Odds

To My Dad at 79

Internships: Pathway to Job Placement

The Many Sins of MultiChoice

Nigeria and the Xenophobic Violence in South Africa

On the Trail of Umana Okon Umana

Abia Guber and the Raging Controversy

Finally, APC Zones Speaker to Southwest, SGF to S'East

Xenophobia: South Africa Assures Nigerians, Foreign Nationals of Safety

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Buhari May Unveil Transition Committee Members This Week

Our monitoring team remains on alert, says Ogun govt

IMF Lauds Nigeria’s Response to Declining Oil Prices

Boko Haram: Ground Troops Enter Sambisa in Search of Chibok Girls

50 Killed in Another Bloody Communal Clash in Benue

Kogi Deputy Gov’s Wife, 3 Others Injured in Explosion

Okupe: Chibok Girls Kidnapped to Make Jonathan’s Govt Look Incompetent

Nasarawa: Gunmen Disrupt Bye-election, 5 Apprehended

Impeachment: I’m Ready to Negotiate with APC Lawmakers, Says Fayose

Civil Society Groups List Grounds for Cancellation of Imo Guber Poll

Focus on Employment Generation, Akpabio Charges Successor

PDP Reps Member Joins Speaker Race

Owelle Salutes Jonathan’s Statesmanship, Hails Buhari, Ambode

Contractor Seeks Justice over Alleged Unfair Treatment by Bank

Boroffice: Why APC is Closing its Doors to Defectors

Kuku Denies Contributing Funds for APC Presidential Election

Ohuabunwa Hailed as Senator-elect in Abia, Gets Certificate of Return

CACTI Congratulates Buhari, Commends Jonathan on 2015 Elections

Olugbodi Unveils Teamspirit in UK

Kayanja Appointed UNIC Director in Lagos

FG to Disburse N1.3 Trillion to Public Universities

No Disruption of Air Traffic Service Monday, Says NAMA

Rivers: Gunmen Abduct Ahoada East Council Chairmanship

S&P Lists First Bank among Lenders that Require More Capital

FOCI Congratulates Jonathan, Buhari, Nigerians on Successful Elections

Jang Cautions Gov-elect over Rumour Peddling

Ondo Deaths: Disease Likely from Herbicides Chemical, Says FG

Rivers: Gunmen Abduct Ahoada East Council Chairman

Buhari Backs Measures To Protect Nigerians in South Africa

Friday Elaho: Injury Knocked Me Out of USA ’94 Squad

Friday, April 17, 2015

AU Charges Africans to Unite against Xenophobia in S’Africa

APC Zones Senate Presidency to N'Central, Speaker to N'East

Drop in Oil Prices, Opportunity for Subsidy Reform, Says IMF

Minimah: How We Turned the Tide against Boko Haram

AU Charges Africans to Unite against Xenophobia in S'Africa

We now Generate 5,500 Megawatts of Power, Says FG

PDP's Failure to Keep One Term Agreement led to Defeat, Says Aliyu

S'Court Orders Lawmaker to Vacate Seat after Defection

Uduaghan Inaugurates N4bn Warri-Effurun Flyover

Nasarawa: Police Accuses Maku of False Claims

Akpabio Berates Role of Special Police Squad in A'Ibom Election

Mimiko Allays Fear Over Ondo Strange Disease, says no Fresh Case in 48 hrs

Ughelli NBA Chairman Assassinated

I Can’t Reverse A’Ibom Election Results, Says REC

Court Stays Execution on Sanitation Movement Restriction

Woman Loses Home, Other Gifts to Wife of ex-Clippers owner

Aaron Hernandez murder trial


Oronto Douglas Lives

59 Quills for Gbenga Daniel

Time to Sheathe the Sword in Michika

Senator Folarin and the runaway Transformer

Ali Baba: If I Were Not a Comedian, I Would Have Been A Race Car Driver

2016 Honda Civic gets VTEC Turbo, Hatchback Bodystyle

Residents Flee As Death from Strange Disease in Ondo Rises

Power: FG Says it Generates 5,500 Megawatts

N4bn Warri-Effurun Flyover Commissioned By Uduaghan

Parties Boycott Rescheduled House of Assembly Elections in Bayelsa

Labour Grounds Ekiti for Fayose, Warns APC Lawmakers Against Tormenting Governor

I Can’t Reverse Self in A’Ibom Election Results as Released says INEC

Higher Food Prices Drove Inflation to 8.5% in March

Abdulsalami: People were Mischievous about My Meeting With Diezani

Air Traffic Controllers Embark on Six-hour Strike, Paralyse Flight Operations

FG Hands over Nitel/Mtel to NATCOM

Senate Presidency Race: Odds Favour North-central Zone

Court Adjourns Tinubu’s N150bn Libel Suit against AIT Till May 27

Tiger Brands Appoints Michael Ajukwu Director

Impeachment: Labour to Shut Down Ekiti for Fayose as Group Writes CJN

MultiChoice MD, Spokesperson to Face Contempt for Disobeying Order on DSTV Subscription

NGF Welcomes New, Returning Governors

Thousands of Ndoma-Egba’s Supporters Leave PDP for APC

Jonathan Seeks UN Help in Rehabilitating Areas Ravaged by Boko Haram

The Challenge of APC's Zoning

Amaechi Inaugurates Nine-man Committee to Investigate Killings

US Ambassador: Nigeria’s Introduction of PVCs is a Novel Idea in Africa

Do Not Stop Amnesty Programme, Ex-war Lord Advises Buhari

109 Authors Vie for 2015 NLNG Literature Prize

PRONACO Sets Constitutional Agenda for Buhari on Corruption

I Have High Regards for Oyo Workers, Says Ajimobi

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Presidential Poll: How Orubebe Plotted to Abduct Jega

Constitution: Senate Demands Return of Amendment Bill

Jonathan Asks World Leaders to Support Buhari

For Adams, the News Offers Perfect Relaxation

FG Asks S'Africa to Act Against Xenophobic Attacks

Buhari, Chimamanda, Ezekwesili on Time's 100 Most Influential List

Finally, Lagos Police Arrest Orekoya's Nanny

Nigeria-Indonesia Trade Volume Hits $2.8bn

Amaechi Inquires into Politically Motivated Killings in Rivers

Abubakar: People Are Mischievous About My Meeting With Diezani

Ogboru Heads for Election Tribunal Again

Transition: Nigeria Proves Doomsday Seers Wrong, Says TAN

IMF Tasks Nigeria on Fiscal Reforms, Subsidy

North-central, North-east in Epic Battle for Senate President

Do Not Stop Amnesty Programme, Ex-War Lord Advises Buhari

Thousands of Ndoma-Egba's Supporters Dump PDP, Join APC

Jonathan Urges World Leaders to Support Buhari's Administration

SA Attacks: House Wants Diplomat Recalled

Speakership: Kano Legislators Reject Their Son, Jubrin

Osunbor Resigns Appointment

Air Traffic Controllers Embark on Six Hours Strike to Paralyse Flight Movement

Strange Disease Kills 12 Persons in Ondo

Finally, Lagos Police Arrest Orekoya’s Nanny

??Shettima: Our Post-insurgency Plans for Borno

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Confusion over President’s Veto of Constitution Amendment

Jonathan’s May 28 Handover to Create Power Vacuum Before Swearing in

Emefiele Proposes Sale of Oil Joint Ventures

Fayemi Provides Clarification on Discussion at LBS Meeting

Leke Orekoya: My Kids were Put in Bags

WHO: Ebola Virus Found in Semen Six Months After Recovery

APC Considers Zoning Formula for Political Offices

Imo, Abia Guber Supplementary Polls to Hold April 25

PDP Meets Guber, National, State Assemblies Candidates on Challenging Losses at Tribunals

Massive Oil Spill Occurs at Shell’s Crude Pipeline in Bayelsa

FG: We Don’t Have Information on Whereabouts of Chibok Girls

Judge Lifts Order against Obasanjo’s Book, Says He Was Misled

Okonjo-Iweala: Incoming Administration Must Build Consensus on Fiscal Buffers

APC May Settle for Gbajabiamila, Jibril for Speaker, Deputy of House

Fire Guts Mamman Kontagora Building in Lagos

Ndume Advocates Vibrant Senate President

If You Desire Success, Avoid Obasanjo, Owie Advises Buhari

Do Not Renege on Pledge on Chibok Girls, LP Tells Buhari

Wike: Amaechi is Manufacturing Fake Visuals to Discredit Rivers Guber Poll

Chibok Girls: ActionAid Seeks Help for Buhari

Babalakin’s Gift of Vision

Technology Times Records Improvement in Audience Engagements

Fire Guts Mamman Kontagora Building in Lagos

Judge Lifts Orders against Obasanjo's 'My Watch'

Massive Oil Spill in Shell’s Crude Pipeline in Bayelsa

South-South States Must Get Fair Share Under Buhari - Uduaghan

Nyanya Bombings: Prosecution Wants More Protection for Witnesses

Legislators Propose Gbajabiamila, Jibrin for Speaker, D/Speaker

INEC Boss Flays Politicians For Endangering Electoral Process

Election Petition: Omisore Goes to Supreme Court.

Crude Theft: Mbo Community, Universal Energy Trade Tackles

S/East APC Warns INEC, Military against Manipulating Rescheduled Imo Guber Poll

Yoruba Decided Victory for APC, Says Al-Makura

Jonathan Declines to Sign Amended Constitution into Law

Two Killed as Fulani, Yoruba Clash in Kwara

Jonathan to Formally Hand Over to Buhari May 28

Enugu Assembly Orders Arrest of Accountant-General

The World Remembers Chibok Girls

Buhari to End Fuel Subsidy, Rationalise MDAs

Chibok Parent Speaks on Life Without His Daughters

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

S’Court Verdict: Fayose, PDP Celebrate, Ask Opposition to Forgive Him

IMF: Oil Price Decline will Have Severe Impact on Nigerian Economy in 2015

Amnesty Int’l Report: 2,000 Girls and Women Abducted Since 2014

Buhari: We will Stop Boko Haram Insurgency

Lamido, Kalu, Sheriff Meet in Dutse

FG Submits N299.5bn 2015 NDDC Budget to Senate

Ibori: Udoamaka’s Defence Team Not Ready to Entertain Case, Further Hearing in December

House Speakership: Jibrin Asks APC to Jettison Zoning for Merit

Note Shortcomings of Card Readers for Improvement, Mark Tells INEC

Court Upholds Dismissal of Ex-leader of Assemblies of God

Domestic Observers Fault Calls for Cancellation of Rivers, A’Ibom Guber Elections

Devt: Elechi Promises to Cooperate with Ebonyi Governor-elect, Umahi

FG Not Committed to Rescue of Chibok Girls, Says Falana

I Prayed Thrice Before Jumping Out of Vehicle, Says Escaped Victim

Soyinka, Utomi, Others Urge Incoming Administration to Rescue Chibok Girls

Fayemi, Group Urge Buhari to Make Recovery of Abducted Girls Priority

Okowa Promises Smooth Working Relationship with Buhari

Where Does INEC Go from Here?

A Curious Reconciliation Move

How Ihiala People Defended Their Mandate

Thinking the Saraki Senate Presidency

Continental Reinsurance Institutes African Insurance Journalists Award

NAICOM and the Burden of Fast Claims Settlement

A Letter to Comrade Amaju Pinnick, Our NFF President


‘Outcome of Nigeria Polls Best Thing to Happen in W’Africa’

Enugu Governor-elect, Ugwuanyi, Pledges Consolidation

INEC Fixes Saturday 25 April for Guber Run-off

Gunmen Kidnap Syrian National in Nassarawa

Elechi Pledges to Cooperate with Ebonyi Governor-elect, Umahi

Chibok Girls: NSA Assures Sambisa Forest will be Liberated by May 29

Chibok Girls: Fayemi Urges Buhari to Make Recovery of Abducted Girls Priority

House Urges FG to Find Chibok Girls

Court Verdict: Fayose Begs Opposition to Overlook His Shortcomings

PDP Hails Supreme Court Ruling on Fayose

Bring Back Our Girls: Shekarau, Onwuliri Shun Protesters

New Report Details Boko Haram's Reign of Terror in Northeast

Jigawa State Governor-elect: Path to Change Won’t be Easy Task

SC Upholds Fayose's Election, Says Impeachment Not Ground for Disqualification

Lagos Govt Debunks Fresh Outbreak of Ebola

Monday, April 13, 2015

Impeachment: We will Defend Fayose with Our Blood, Vow Ekiti PDP Lawmakers

Guber Polls: Okowa, Lalong, Wike, Others Declared Winners

Chibok Girls One Year After: BBOG Commemorates Anniversary

Senate Presidency: Tinubu’s Camp Backs Akume, Amaechi, Others Push for Saraki

One Year After, Military Keeps Mum on Chibok Girls

FG Transition C’ttee Meets, Discusses Guidelines for Handover

Tension in Anambra INEC as N’Assembly Results Can’t Be Certified

Confusion, Gunshots as Ondo Deputy Governor’s Convoy Enters Government House

Ibori’s Release Dims as Court Adjourns Hearing Till June Next Year

US Regrets Loss of Lives in Guber Polls, Congratulates Nigerians, INEC

Jonathan, Buhari Mourn Tekena Tamuno

S’West to Benefit from Regime Change, Says APC

Oil Theft: Court Revokes Bail for Accused

123 Applicants Benefit from Emeka Offor Foundation Scholarship Scheme

Senators Describe Jega as Hero

APC, PDP Trade Blame over Outcome of Guber Polls

APC Loses Seven Assembly Seats to PDP in Lagos

Rivers Guber: Jubilation in Rivers as INEC Declares Wike Winner

Guber Candidates Concede Defeat in Kwara, Kano, Gombe, C’River

CSOs: Rivers, Abia, Akwa Ibom Governorship Elections Questionable

At Last, Elechi Begs Umahi

Join Hands with Me to Build Ogun, Amosun Urges Co-contestants

Lalong: I Will Pay Workers’ Outstanding Salaries Before I’m Sworn in

Suswam: PDP will Not Go to Court in Benue

PDP Celebrates Electoral Fortune in A’ Ibom

You are a Trail Blazer, Deputy Senate Whip Tells Ajimobi

APC Worried over INEC’s Reluctance to Release Assembly Election Results in Kogi

Mimiko Warns Ondo REC: You Can’t Tamper with Our Victory in Ilaje

PDP Wins 23 Assembly Seats in Cross River

Tambuwal Says Case against His Candidacy Dead

PDP Calls for the Cancellation of Imo Guber Election

Sokoto People Voted According to their Conscience, Says Umar

Bird Flu Escalates in Kano, Bauchi, Plateau

As Dangote Transforms Nigeria into an Export Nation

To The Future With Faith

Presidential Election was Free and Fair – Banire

Presidential Election Riddled with Irregularities – Orbih

Taraba Acting Gov Imposes Curfew as Violence Erupts

Presidency Denies Budgeting N3bn For Transition Committee

INEC Declares Taraba Guber Election Inconclusive

Okowa Promises Progressive, All-Inclusive Administration

PDP Calls for Cancellation of Imo State Guber Election

Confusion, Gunshots As Ondo Deputy Governor's Convoy Enters Government House

VP Sambo Congratulates El-Rufai, Urges Support for Him

VP Sambo Congratulates El-Rufai, Urges Support for Him.

Enugu Guber: ALGON Asks APC Candidate to Concede Defeat

Tambuwal Says Case against His Candidacy Dead ?

Mimiko, Ondo REC at Loggerheads on Assembly Election's Results

Bagudu, Yari Win Kebbi, Zamfara Guber Elections

Uduaghan Congratulates Okowa

Rivers, Abia, Akwa Ibom Governorship Elections Questionable - CSOs

Election Petitions: Judicial Union Denies Tribunal Officials Access to Court Premises

Guber Elections: PDP Blames INEC, Security Agencies for its Failure

APC Sweeps All 30 Seats in State Assembly Polls in Sokoto

FG Transition Committee Meets, Discusses Terms of Reference, Guidelines for Handing Over

At last, Elechi Begs Umahi

PDP Wins 23 House of Assembly Seats in C’River

Impeachment: We Will Defend Fayose With Our Blood, Vow Ekiti PDP Lawmakers

Plateau APC Candidate Wins Gubernatorial Election

Taraba: Commissioner Condemns Cancellation of Donga Election

US Alleges Massive Rigging in Rivers, Akwa Ibom

PDP Leading in Taraba as Last LGA Results are Expected

PDP Gov. Candidate Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Ahmed in Kwara

Ekiti Returns to the Trenches

Jubilation in Delta as INEC Declares PDP’s Okowa Winner

Jubilation in Delta as INEC Declares PDP’s Okowa Winner

INEC Declares Wike Winner of Rivers Guber Election

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Ambode, el-Rufai, Dankwambo, Udom, Ugwuanyi Win Guber Polls

Transition C’ttee: Buhari Insists on Credible Persons as Bakare Heads Screening

INEC to Investigate 66 Incidents of Violence in Rivers, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom, Others

Luxury Surcharge: Private Jet Owners to Pay N3,200 per Kilo for Aircraft

Abuja Residents Make Case for Kwankwaso as FCT Minister

Oba Akiolu Organises Prayer for Peaceful Co-existence in Lagos

EU to Support Nigeria’s Democracy, Electoral Process, Says Envoy

Navy Foils Pirate Attack on Oil Vessel in Lagos

Aregbesola: Guard Your Democracy Jealously for Nigeria’s Development

Tekena Tamuno, Ex-UI VC, Dies at 83

PDP Wins 25 Assembly Seats in Ekiti as INEC Orders Fresh Elections in Ilejemeje

Ambode Promises to Reciprocate Confidence Reposed in Him by Electorate

APGA Sweeps House of Assembly Polls in Anambra

Fashola Thanks Lagosians for Keeping Faith with Model of Widespread Development

George Blames Low Voters Turnout on Oba Akiolu’s Threat

Elections: Mbu Sues for Peace, Pledges to Suppress Any Uprising

Enugu APC Demands Cancellation of Governorship, Assembly Elections

APC Wins 21 State Assembly Seats, PDP 3 in Edo

Ondo: PDP Wins 19 Constituencies, APC 5

Esuene, Attah Others Reject A’Ibom Governorship Result, Seek Cancellation

Ogun Assembly: APC Wins 17 Seats, PDP Nine

APC Clears Borno Assembly Seats

Lagos PDP Legal Adviser Alleges Non-usage of Card Readers in APC Strongholds

At Last, Ajimobi Breaks 2nd Term Jinx in Oyo

Imo: Okorocha Leads in Governorship Race as Parties Reject Results

Gaidam Wins Yobe Governorship


EU to Support Nigeria’s Democracy, Electoral Process - Envoy

Jubilation in Katsina as Masari is Declared Guber Winner

Senator Esuene, Others Reject A’Ibom Governorship Result, Seek Cancellation

Ahmed Returned as Governor of Kwara

APC Leads in Kano, Jigawa Guber, Assembly Polls

Finally, Ambode Emerges Winner in Lagos Guber Contest

Tambuwal Wins Sokoto Guber Elections

PDP Governorship Candidate, Udom Emmaneul Declared Winner in A’Ibom

Shettima Coasting Home to Victory

5 Die in Enugu as Church building Collapses

Disturbance in Ilorin, Police Arrest 8


INEC to Investigate Violent Polls in Rivers, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom, Others

Sokoto: Tambuwal Leading in All 18 LGAs Declared by INEC

Amosun Returns for Second Term

Three Killed in Buguma, Amaechi’s Telephone Numbers Cloned

Hoodlums Snatch Ballot Boxes, PDP Councillor Clubbed to Death

Heavy Security Presence Across State

Again, INEC Card Reader Fails to Authenticate Jang, Wife

Impressive Turnout Recorded

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Oronto Natei Douglas: My Friend, My Brother

Okowa, Tambuwal, Wike, Amosun Heading to Victory

Buhari: Perpetrators of Election Violence Will Face Prosecution

Afrinvest: Investors to Re-price Financial Assets as 2015 Polls End

Something About Spectacle


Drama for Development

Impeachment Saga: APC Lawmakers Seeking Re-election in Hiding

Gov Ngilari Lifts Curfew Imposed in Adamawa

WHO: Risk of Ebola Spreading to Other Countries Reducing

Customs Nab 56 Persons for Contraband Worth N501m

District Head of Wamakko Seeks Improved Security in Nigeria

UN Seeks $174m to Support Refugees Fleeing Boko Haram

Check Evil Activities of Idol Worshippers, FG Urged

Shettima: Our Post Insurgency Plan for Borno

Oronto Douglas: Exit of an Activist

Defection Galore and Ekweremadu’s Principled Stand

Standard & Poor’s Good News on Nigeria

Pulling Weight as Systematically Important Bank

Still on DStv Tariff Controversy…

Tambuwal: Buhari 'll not Fail Nigerians

Kidnapped, Released District Head of Wamakko Calls for improved security in Nigeria

Sokoto Guber Poll: Wamakko, Sultan Urges Candidates to Accept Results in Good Faith

Again, Agbaje, Running Mate, George Lose Polling Units

Peaceful, Orderly Polls in Yobe

Card Reader Effective in Cross River

Two Killed In Cross River, As Former Governor Saves Corp Members

3 Killed in Buguma, Rivers State

APC Alleges Voting Disruptions in Lagos, Rivers, Ondo States

Jonathan Accredited in Otuoke without Wife

Ebonyi PDP Council Chairman, One Other Person Shot Dead

Governor Dissociates Himself from Adamawa Curfew

Gov’ship, State Houses of Assembly Elections Begin

NSITF Debunks Allegations of Lopsided Staff Promotions

Why We Organised Delta Live TV Debate, Explains Ugbegu

APC, PDP in House to House Campaign to Secure Lagos

Troops Recapture More Towns from Terrorists in Borno State

Adamawa PDP Stakeholders Call for Mauzu's Removal

Polls: 760 Candidates Jostle for 29 Governorship Seats

Adamawa Police Imposes Curfew as APC Kicks

Four Injured as Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

Pension Scam: Maina must be Prosecuted, Group Insists

‘Political Office Holders Carrying Arms to Polling Booths will be Arrested’

YCE Commends Jonathan, Buhari, INEC on General Elections

Five PDP Chieftains, Others Kidnapped as Suspected Pirates Attack Boats

Rivers Govt. Denies Amaechi had Accident, Says He’s Hale, Hearty

Fayose : Ekiti PDP Lawmakers Urge CJ not to Constitute Panel

Corps Members Protest Non-Payment

INEC Postpones Assembly Poll in 8 Bayelsa Constituencies

Hold Oba Akiolu Responsible if Any Harm Befall Igbos, Say Igbo Groups

Speed Limiters: FRSC Assures of Acceptable Model

Delta Police Deploys 16,000 Policemen for Polls

Police Warn Benue Residents Against Election Violence

NSCDC Deploys 1,500 Men in Cross River

MDCAN Tasks Buhari to Concentrate on Corruption, Security, Economy

Ndigbo Seek More Inclusiveness in the North

Kaduna Distribution Company to Create 15,000 New Jobs

Friday, April 10, 2015

D- Day to Vote Out ‘Governors from Hell’


The King's Speech

Death By A Whisker

Bayelsa: Suspected Pirates Attack Passenger Boats

Disregard APC’s False Alert’, PDP Urges Lagosians

Adamawa Police Command imposes Curfew on State

Election: PDP Stakeholders Want Mu'azu Removed from Office if...

Guber Poll: 760 Jostle to be Governors

Governors' Forum Urges INEC, Security Agencies to Improve on Performance

APC for Agbaje Group May Decide Lagos Poll

CBN to Publish New List of Bank Debtors

Fayose’s Impeachment: CJ Directed to Constitute Panel

NAPTIP: Legitimate Concerns on Sexual Abuse Abound in IDP Camps

As Combatants Returnto the Trenches

The Slugfest in the States

Jonathan, Sambo, Mark, Others Mourn Oronto Douglas’ Passing

Jonathan, Sambo, Mark, Others Mourn Oronto Douglas’ Passing

Oronto: Painful Exit of a Comrade and Patriot

Speakership Race: Jibrin Declares Interest

Boko Haram Kills 20 in Borno

Police to Restrict Movement Tomorrow, Redeploys Top Officers

Polls: INEC Insists on Use of PVCs, Card Readers

Military Set to Wipe out Boko Haram, Says Defence Spokesman

Thursday, April 09, 2015

DSTV Ignores Court Order, Hikes Subscription Fees

Agbaje Urges Lagosians to Push APC into the Ocean with their Votes

#BBOG: Chibok Girls can Be Rescued Before May 29

Lagos Laments Voter Apathy during Presidential Poll

UN Launches $174m Appeal for Nigeria’s Boko Haram Refugees

Civil Defence Deploys Additional Personnel for Tomorrow’s Polls

Buhari Receives Defectors to APC in Katsina

Lagos Deploys 36,204 Security, Emergency Personnel for State Elections

RISNN, Kuramo Conferences Mark 2015 Earth Day in Lagos

Gunmen Kidnap District Head of Wamakko in Sokoto

Obi’s Accusations against Me are False, Disrespects My Office, Obiano Alleges

Oba of Lagos Should Not Have Threatened Ndigbo, Says South-west Assembly

Benin Crown Prince Congratulates Buhari, Jonathan, Jega

Akpabio Denies Bribing A’Ibom REC

Gunmen Attack Works Ministry’s Press Crew, Steal Bus

Delta Guber: Ndokwa Can’t Afford to Be in Opposition Says Group

Ex-pension Boss Offers to Assist Buhari Stop Corruption in Sector

APC: PDP Plans to Rig Polls in Edo, Yobe, Kaduna

Kano Police Ban Polythene Bags at Polling Booths

Ijaw Youth Council Plans Grand Reception for Jonathan

Nigerians Sign Peace Accord Ahead of April 11 Polls

Customs Enforces ECOWAS CET on Imports

Bring on Heartland, Kwara Utd Players, Fans Chant

Uduaghan Warns Troublemakers to Stay Away from Saturday's Polls

Police Restricts Movement on Saturday

Ex-Pension Boss Offers to Assist Buhari Stop Corruption in Sector

PDP Chairmen Dissociate Themelves From Defection In Ondo

Bayelsa Assembly Member Dies After Mysterious Fall from Apartment Building

Jonathan, Sambo, Pays Condolence Visit to Late Oronto Douglas` Family

Courts in 15 States to Remain Shut- JUSUN

Don't Succumb to Threat, WIC Tells Ndigbo in Lagos

State Polls: PDP Insists It'll Win More States

North, South-west Scheming to Control Niger-Delta Oil Wealth - Ijaw Youth

‘Nigeria Needs Good Malpractice Control Bureau’

‘Nigeria Needs Good Malpractice Control Bureau’

Unknown Gunmen Kidnap District Head of Wamakko in Sokoto

Oronto Douglas is Dead

For APC, Winning Was the Easy Part

Moody’s Describes Nigeria’s Peaceful Transition as Credit Positive

Fayose’s Impeachment: Court Invites APC Lawmakers to Show Cause

Okonjo-Iweala Listed among 50 Greatest World Leaders

Igbo Groups Drag Oba of Lagos to NHRC

Mu’azu: Why Lagosians Should Vote for Agbaje

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Court to DStv: You Can’t Increase Subscription Fees

Power: NERC Cedes Right of Tariff Determination to Consumers, Discos

Italy Considers Military Action against Boko Haram

Ojukwu Could Have Averted Civil War Bloodshed, Says Danjuma

UNHCR: We Never Said Chibok Girls May Have Been Killed

Mark: I Won’t Leave PDP Even If I’m Left Alone

Old Boys Condole with Obaigbena over Brother’s Demise

FG Closes Land, Sea Borders Ahead of Saturday Elections

Jonathan Hails Mark’s Contributions to National Development

Wike Alleges Plot to Postpone Elections

Group Wants INEC to Reshuffle Ad hoc Staff in Abia

Council Boss Accuses Suswam of Burning INEC Office, Petitions NHRC

Kwankwaso Tipped for the Position of Majority Leader

Group Calls EFCC to Investigate Fashola over Video Clip

Obanikoro: Intolerance Not Our Character Trait in Lagos

April 11: IG Tasks Police on Professionalism, Impartiality

Assembly Poll: Party Sues INEC over Exclusion

Irate Women Protest Alleged Manipulation of National Assembly Polls Result in Abia

Ndigbo: A New Direction

IMT Enugu, French Embassy to Improve Study among Mass Comm Students

Fayemi to Chair National Marketing Summit

Ojukwu Could've Averted Civil War Bloodshed, Says Danjuma

Igbo Groups Drag Oba Of Lagos to NHRC

Fayose Petitions IGP Over Murder of Supporter, Calls For Investigation

Beware of Sycophants, HDP Warns Buhari

Oba Akiolu's Threat: Lagos APC Tenders Apology to Igbos

One Killed as Protests Rock Ekiti Towns Over Fayose’s Impeachment Bid

STOCK MARKET Ends Rally as Naira Stabilises

The Funny Side of Akiolu's Hate Speech

Who Emerges the Next Speaker?

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Ayetoro Traditional Council Hails Melaye’s Victory

Alao-Akala: Why Ajimobi Won’t Break Second Term Jinx on Saturday

Boko Haram: Nigerian Military Recaptures Alagarno in Borno

Edo Govt Raises the Alarm on Plane Hovering over Oshiomhole’s Country Home

Killers of APC Supporters in Rivers will Not Go Unpunished, Says Amaechi

Patience Jonathan Arrives Abuja Aboard Emirates Airlines

BPE Contests Court Appeals on Sale of ALSCON to BFIG

Rivers Guber Poll: 16 Political Parties Besiege INEC, Demand Removal of REC

APC Tasks Security Agencies, INEC on Neutrality

Political Killings: IG Deploys More Officers to Rivers, Other Volatile States

NLC Allays Fear of Planned Sack of Ogun Workers

Activist Blames Jonathan’s Defeat on Fani-Kayode, Fight with Obasanjo

Ekweremadu Vows to Remain in PDP

FG Pays NYSC Ad hoc Staff Ahead of Polls

Fashola: Enemies of Nigeria Introduced Ethnicity, Religion in Politics

Kukah Donates Food Items to Sokoto Orphanage, Leprosy Hospital

Contract Scam: Ex-Gov Audu’s Trial Resumes April 15

Clark Congratulate Buhari as President-Elect

Clark Congratulate Bujari as President-Elect

Gbemi Saraki Dumps PDP for APC

Jonathan Warns Against Negative Triumphalism

Boko Haram: Nigerian Military Recaptures Alagarno in Borno State

Race for Speaker Intensifies

One Killed as Protests Rock Ekiti Towns Over Fayose’s Impeachment

Political Killings: IGP Deploys More Officers to Rivers, Other Volatile States

Monday, April 06, 2015

Oba Akiolu Clarifies Remarks Against Igbos Amidst Uproar

Osinbajo May Head APC Transition Committee

Eko Atlantic Unveils First Phase Development Plan

Boko Haram Opens Fire on Dozens in Borno, Kills Seven in Chad

Christians Take Revenge as Sect is Driven out

Impeachment Threat: PDP Members Take over Ekiti Assembly Complex, Hold Party

More Reactions Trail Oba Akiolu’s Threat against Igbos

Group Warns CJN to Stop Making Statements Prejudicial to Cases against Buhari

Card Readers to Be Used for Governorship/State Assembly Polls, INEC Insists

Former Justice Minister, Aondoakaa, Quits Politics

‘Jagaban’ Cements Reputation as Nigeria’s Svengali in Buhari Win

Election Violence: We Have Lost 55 Members in Rivers, Says APC

Gowon: Buhari’s Victory Has Shamed Doomsayers

Anenih Urges Aggrieved Politicians to Emulate Jonathan

APC Wants INEC to Reshuffle Ad hoc Staff in Abia

Sonia Gandhi Slur Prompts Call for Penalties against India’s Sexist Politicians

APC Candidate Wants Security Beefed Up in Warri for Saturday Polls

Don’t Allow Party Interest to Jeopardise National Devt, President-elect Told

Police Parade 91 Suspects for Robbery, Piracy, Cultism

Sokoto CAN Chairman Urges Nigerians to Forgive, Love One Another

Conducting and Managing Nigeria’s Most Complex Elections

What’s Good for Democracy is Good for Business

Presidential Election Outcome: Anenih Urges Aggrieved Politicians to Emulate Jonathan

APC Candidate Wants More Security in Warri for Saturday Polls

Jigawa Deputy Governor Expelled from PDP

60,000 Victims of Boko Haram Now in Cameroon

Hard times for Kuforiji Olubi

Obasanjo Urges Nigerians to Repeat Pattern of Voting on Saturday

No Plan to Merge with Any Party, Says Ogun SDP

Buhari’s Transition C’ttee to Comprise Politicians, Private Sector Members

UNHCR: Chibok Girls May Have Been Slaughtered in Bama

Vote for Ambode or Perish Inside the Lagoon, Oba Akiolu Tells Igbos

Nigerian Immigrant Accepted by All Eight Ivy League Schools in the US

Al Jazeera Journalists Released

Jonathan: I am the Luckiest Nigerian

Kwankwaso: Lamido, Aliyu Committed Political Suicide by Staying in PDP

TAN Denies Plans to Endorse Ambode

CP Beefs Up Security in Ekiti over Impeachment Plot against Fayose

Prepare More for Guber Election, NHRC Advises INEC

Military Detention: Buhari Thanks Emir of Borgu, Others for Forgiving Him

Ajimobi, Aregbesola, Oshiomhole, Others Felicitate with Christians

Fani-Kayode: I Still Hold Jonathan in High Esteem

Rivers: Khana Youths Apprehend INEC Officials Thumb-printing Ballot Papers

Harassment by Police will No More Exist in Rivers, Says Amaechi

Ogun PDP Bickers over Payment of Salary Deductions to Workers

After Shift in Nigeria, Entrenched-party Rule Faces Test Elsewhere in Africa

ICAN: Lagos will Benefit from Ambode’s Experience, Leadership Skills

Buhari Must Not Lay Off Workers, Says LP

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Kwara Muslim Stakeholders Urge Buhari to Rule with Fear of God

Labour Party Condemns Killing of Candidate in Imo

Ex-NMA President Calls on Buhari to Improve Health Sector

Kumuyi: Jonathan Has Fulfilled Assignment God Gave Him

Makinde Rejoices with Christians

Cleric Sues for Peace, Forgiveness

‘Expect More Surprises in 2015’

Dwarfed by Its Neighbour

A Rare Moment in the Sun

Former Aso Villa Chaplain Urges Buhari to Cut Down Cost of Governance, Political appointees

Impeachment Plot Against Fayose: CP Beefs Up Security in Ekiti

Jonathan: I am The Luckiest Nigerian

The Dawn of Change

PDP, APC Strategise Ahead of Weekend Polls

Buhari: Under My Watch, There Shall be Justice in the Land

At Easter, Jonathan, Others Preach Peace, Unity

Phone Call Spat: Morocco Envoy Returns to Nigeria

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Agatu Massacre: A Call for Action

Governors, Religious Leaders Preach Peace at Easter

Senate Presidency: APC Leaders Push for Saraki

Okupe Congratulates Buhari, Tinubu

Pwajok Blames Jonathan’s Defeat on Intrigues of PVC Distribution

‘Jonathan Laid Good Example for Nigeria’s Democracy’

Taraba Former Deputy Gov Dies

Amaechi to Set Up Enquiry COMMISSION on Election Deaths

5 Suspects Arrested over Kenya Campus Attack

China Congratulates Buhari

Rethinking Culture Journalism


Easter: Jonathan Preaches Peace, Political Stability, Progress of Nigeria

Presidential Poll: Okupe Congratulates Buhari, Tinubu

Friday, April 03, 2015

Handover: Jonathan, Buhari in Crucial Transition Meeting

Kenya Varsity Death Toll Rising; Anger over Security Failure

Jega Quits June 30, Rules Out Tenure Renewal

Offloading of Dollars Triggers Massive Naira Appreciation at Parallel Market

Detained INEC Card Reader Consultant Sues SSS, Demands N100m as Damages

Peace Institute Calls for Repeat of Peaceful Atmosphere during Guber Polls

Ihedioha: Okorocha Should be Prosecuted for Electoral Offences

'Buhari's Victory Can't Save You from Imminent Defeat'

Egypt's Sisi Seeks Greater Cooperation with Nigeria under Buhari

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

Shagari Congratulates Buhari, Commends Jonathan

Insurgents, Female Suicide Bomber Kill 6 Soldiers, 7 Others in Gombe

Obiano Not Welcome in APC, Vows Ogene

Policeman Kills Pupil over Buhari

Monarch Congratulates Buhari, Osinbajo

Eti-Osa PDP Alleges Election Fraud

Professor Akinola Passes on

Buhari Felicitates with Nigerians, Calls for Peace

PDP Charges Nigerians to Remain Peaceful, United

Catholic Church Takes Free Medicare to IDPs Camp, Donates Food Items

Folarin, Others Preach Peace at Easter

Governorship Elections: Emulate Jonathan, Buhari, Amaechi Urges Rivers People

Jonathan’s Legacy of Change

Global Intelligentsia for Buhari Congratulates President-elect

Lamido: Buhari is Nigerian President, Not President for Particular Region

Okwoche: Direction Nigeria’s New President Must Look

Is the New Dawn Here?


At The Helm

Jonathan, Buhari in Crucial Meeting

Jonathan: I Will Speak When The Time is Ripe

Pwajok Blames Jonathan's Defeat on Intrigues of PVC Distribution

How Kano INEC Commissioner, Family Died, By Police Boss

Egypt Seeks Greater Cooperation with Nigeria Under Buhari

Presidential Election: Lamido Thanks Nigerians for Standing for Country

Fire Kills Kano INEC commissioner, Wife, Kids

Jega Quits June 30?, Forecloses Tenure Renewal

APC, PDP Congratulate Buhari, Praise Jonathan for Averting Crisis

147 Kenyan University Students Killed by Al-Shabab Militants

REPORT: Nigeria Will be Africa's First Global Superpower

Jonathan's Concession Phone Call to Buhari Revealed

Boko Haram: Will US Step Up Assistance to Nigeria after Successful Election?

Buhari Pursues Cabinet to Boost Economy, Battle Boko Haram

BBOG Prepares to Commemorate One Year of Chibok Girls’ Abduction

Another Nigerian Sentenced to Death in Indonesia for Drug Trafficking

Jonathan, Obasanjo, Mark Mourn MD Yusuf

Tinubu: Bode George Free to Relocate to Bayelsa

Afenifere: No Regret Endorsing Jonathan, Insists on Conference Report Implementation

Goldman Sachs: US Needs to Cut Oil Output, Not OPEC

PDP Governors’ Forum Urges Buhari to Form Inclusive Govt

Obiano, Suswam Congratulates President-elect, Jonathan

Akeredolu: The Will of the People is Supreme

Don’t Forget Almajiri Schools, Charges APC Youth Leader

Pan African Lawyers Congratulate Nigerians

Oshiomhole Commends Jonathan’s Spirit of Sportsmanship

Start with Insurgency, Borno Elders Tell Buhari

Stop Inciting People against Fayose, PDP Warns APC

Abdulsalami Peace Committee Commends Police on Peaceful Election

Buhari’s Victory Monumental, Says NBA

President-elect Requires Prayers to Succeed, Says Sokoto APC Chairman

TAN Hails Victory, Jonathan’s Statesmanship

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Polls: Judge Lampoons APC, Accord, Labour Party Counsel for Stalling Trial

Tompolo Thanks Nigerians for Supporting Jonathan

Tambuwal Wants Judge to Rule on Objection to His Candidature

Jonathan Breaks Fast with Christian Faithful

Imo People Commend INEC, Security Agencies for Successful Polls

Pondering the South-west Poor Showing

36 Ships Laden with Goods Land at Lagos Ports

Blessed Are The Peacemakers...

‘Impossibility Is Nothing for the Determined Entrepreneur’

Keshi’s Manager Apologises to NFF, Says Conflict Resolved

No Stroll on the Continent for Enyimba, Pillars, Wolves

New Nigeria Guaranteed Under Buhari/Osinbajo Govt, Says S'West APC

Fayose Lifts Curfew as APC Petitions IGP Over Attack on Members

Jonathan Mourns MD Yusuf

Buhari’s Victory: Stop Inciting People Against Fayose , PDP Warns APC

APC Praises Jonathan for Dousing Post-election Tension

More World Leaders Felicitate with Nigeria

FRSC Carries Out Liquor Test on Drivers, Deploys 20,000 Officers For Easter

STOCK MARKET Soars, Reacts Positively to Peaceful Polls, Buhari’s Victory

Buhari Gets Certificate of Return

23 Die Celebrating APC’s Presidential Poll Victory

Asari-Dokubo Calls for Return to the Creeks

Report: Egypt, Nigeria Led World in Death Sentences in 2014

Orubebe Apologises for Collation Centre Outburst

12 Killed as Herdsmen Attack Benue Community

Jostling for Senate Presidency Begins in Earnest

Tension as 19 APC Lawmakers Take over Ekiti Assembly

Former IG, M.D. Yusuf, Dies at 83

Police Arrest Trader for Shaving Woman’s Pubic Hair

Court Asks AIT to Stop Airing Damaging Documentary on Tinubu

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Carrington: Nigeria Has Passed Major Milestone

Lagos Can’t Afford to Be in Opposition Again, Says South-west Assembly

Prepare for Governorship Election, Rivers PDP Tasks Members

Obasanjo, Mark, Tambuwal, Ekweremadu Congratulate Buhari, Hail Jonathan’s Sportsmanship

Ijaws Hail Jonathan in Defeat

Fashola, Wamakko, Yuguda, Others Congratulate Buhari

Buhari’s Emergence is Resilience of Human Spirit, Says Ogun APC

Omisore Cautions against Militarised Governance

Fani-Kayode: Attacks on Buhari Not Personal

Triumph was for Maligned, Oppressed and Dejected Nigerians, Says APC South-south Chairman

Akanbi, Ali Urge Buhari to Wage War against Corruption

Maitama Sule: Jonathan More than a Politician, He’s a Statesman

Mammoth Crowd Celebrates Buhari’s Victory in Borno

NLC, TUC: Election Opens New Chapter in Nigeria

MTN Shares Gain Most in Five Years

Twitter Launches Live Video-streaming App

NAFDAC Unveils New Storage Facility

Goodbye Ebele Jonathan

Soldiers, Ex-Gov Nnamani's supporters clash over Enugu Senate seat

Buhari’s Victory Won’t Have Bandwagon Effect, Says Abia PDP

Niger Gov Concedes Defeat......Calls opponent,no response

Buhari’s Election Open New Chapter in Nigeria- NLC

Nwobodo, Chime Congratulate Buhari, Pledge Igbo Support

Wamakko Congratulates Buhari, Lauds Jonathan for Accepting Verdict in Good Faith

CSOs to Hold Buhari Accountable for His Campaign Promises

Villa in Lull, Ministers Wear Gloomy Faces

Obama Commends Jonathan for Conceding Elections

Tension As 19 APC Lawmakers Take Over Ekiti Assembly

France Seeks Trustful Relations with Buhari

EU Congratulates Buhari, Lauds Jonathan for Consolidating Democracy

We'll Pursue Robust, Dynamic Foreign Policy, Says Buhari

Making Nigeria the Winner

OsagieIze-Iyamu’s Misplaced Apology


Igbo, Delta Candidates Spring Surprise in Lagos, Win Three House Seats

Jonathan Congratulates Buhari, Concedes Defeat

How the Battle was Lost and Won

APC, IBB, Atiku, Tinubu, Others Congratulate Buhari

CJN: Desperate Politicians Want to Use Courts to Truncate Democracy

NYSC: No Corps Member Killed in Gombe Attack

INEC Expresses Readiness to Conduct Guber Poll

Tension in Bayelsa: Banks, Businesses Close Shop, Non-indigenes Flee

APC, APGA, Youths Reject Poll Results in Abia, Call for Reversal

Suswam Calls for Removal of REC

Rivers: PDP Rejects International Observers’ Claim on Polls

APC Wins All Senatorial Seats in Adamawa

Polls: APC Protests Delay in Release of Results by INEC in Delta

Tinubu, Ashafa, Olamilekan Win Lagos Senatorial Contest

We Will Drag Jang to Tribunal, Says APC Candidate

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Elections, A Reflection of Political Tsunami, Says Umaru

IPAC Speaks against Violence in C’River

Agbaje Remains Candidate to Beat, Says PDP Group

Yes, Nigeria is the Winner!

Giving Contributory Pension Scheme a Boost

Task Before NLC’s New Leadership

Unlocking Growth through MSMEs' Fund

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