This Day News Archive for May 2015

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Buhari Restates Commitment to Degrade Boko Haram

Buhari, Osinbajo Declare Assets

Jonathan: I will Remain Forever Grateful to Alameseigha

Fear of Arrest: We've Not Barred Anyone from Travelling - Buhari

G7 Summit: Cameron Urges Buhari to Come with Nigeria's Shopping List

Umahi Appoints APGA Senatorial Candidate as SSG

Forgery of Primaries Result: Police Issues Warrant of Arrest for Patrick Asadu

Jonathan, 219 Other Nigerians Get Street Names in Abuja

Buhari: What Nigeria Earns Not Commensurate to Sustained Development

Suicide Bomber Kills 10 at Maiduguri Mosque

Explosion Rocks Maiduguri

Tinubu: Nigerians Are Heroes of Democracy

A New Nigeria Beckons As Buhari Takes Over

Jonathan: After 6 Years in Abuja, I Thought Bayelsa People Will Curse Me

Zuma, Mugabe, Mahama Grace Swearing-in Ceremony

Friday, May 29, 2015

President Buhari is My Friend but I Have Not Joined APC

Halima Abubakar: The Problem Tonto Dikeh and I Have Was…

Halima Abubakar: The Problem Tonto Dikeh and I Have Was…

EFCC Takes Impunity to Another Level

A Season of Courtesy Calls

Most Journalists Don’t Read

CBN Spends N136.9bn on Financial Sector Intervention in 2014

PDP Congratulates Buhari, Ready for Opposition

Niger Governor to Downsize Workforce, Prune Ministries

Abuja Disco Sues Nigerian Army for Battery

Ambode Takes over in Lagos, Announces Reform Programmes

Ugwuanyi Takes Pledges Continuity

Aliyu Booed, Pelted at Bello’s Inauguration in Niger

Ayade Sworn-in As C’River Governor

Amosun Promises More Developmental Projects

Pandemonium as Mob Attacks Emir at El-Rufai’s Inauguration

Tambuwal Takes Oath of Office, Pledges to Transform Sokoto

We Met Empty Treasury in Bauchi, Laments Abubakar

History made in Abia as Ikpeazu Becomes Governor

Ahmed Takes Oath for Second Term, Promises More Welfare Programme

Umahi : I'll make Ebonyi Shining Example of the World

Masari Pledges to Reposition Katsina

Expect more Vibrant Government, Okorocha Tells Imo People

Al'Makura Sworn in for a Second Term

Ganduje Takes Charge as Kano Governor

Udom Names Stadium after Akpabio on being Sworn in

Ortom Declares Five Point Agenda

Ambode Takes over Lagos, Announces Reform Programmes

New Governors on the Block

Jonathan: I Thought Bayelsa People will Curse and Boo Me

Lalong Promises to Tackle Insecurity, Discrimination in Plateau

Buhari Hosts World Leaders to a Luncheon

Tambuwal Appoints Imam as Special Adviser on Media

Masari Pledges to Reposition Katsina, Ugwuanyi Urges Belt-tightening

Umahi: I'll Make Ebonyi a Shining Example of the World

Bello, Ex-THISDAY Editorial Board Chairman, Emerges Lagos SSG

Buhari Promises to Rescue Chibok Schoolgirls Alive

Outgoing Adamawa Governor, Senator Stoned at Handing Over Ceremony

ASUU Pleads with African Leaders to Liberate and Decolonise Western Sahara

Buhari Takes Over As President, Pledges To Serve Nigerians

Pandemonium at El-Rufai's Swearing in as Mob Stones Emir

PDP Congratulates Buhari, Wishes Him Successful Tenure

Ex-governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu Booed, Stoned at Inauguration

Buhari: Jonathan's Phone Call Changed Nigeria's Political History

Fifty Years After, Adesina Elected 8th AfDB President

Dangote Foundation Commits N906M to Ebola

Jonathan Signs Contentious Bill to Double Power Sector Watchdogs

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Okonjo-Iweala Hits Back at Oshiomhole, Says Allegations Baseless, Diversionary

Agwai: I was Sacked for Calling for Change

Zuma Dares NANS, Leave for Nigeria

Court Dismisses Application to Stop Buhari’s Inauguration

Be Fair to All, Mark Tells Buhari

IG Salutes Nigerians

Borno Relaxes Curfew

Amosu: Poor Funding Hampered War against Terror

Falana Accuses Army of Illegally Sacking 290 Soldiers

Ambode Inherits N418.2 Billion Debt Burden

Police, PDP Secretariat Staff Batter Protesters over N360m Debt

Uduaghan Urges Judiciary to Sustain Rule of Law

Jang: We Made Modest Strides in Eight Years

NBA Suspends Rivers Attorney-General over Closure of Courts

CJN Seeks More Protection for Judges

Ondo JUSUN Suspends Five-month-old Strike

Court Stops NERC from Increasing Electricity Tariff

Finally, NDLEA Pulls out from Kashamu’s Residence

StarTimes Secures Rights to Multiple FIFA World Cup Games

16 Years of the PDP

Finally, NDLEA Pulls Out of Kashamu's Residence

Ondo JUSUN Suspends Five-month Old Strike

Adesina Elected 8th AfDB President

Okonjo-Iweala Slams Oshiomhole, Says Allegations Baseless, Diversionary

Court Dismisses Application to Stop Buhari's Inauguration

Terrorism: Military Nabs Three Bomb Makers in Gombe

Buhari: Jonathan Phone Calls Changed Nigeria's Political History

Buhari Skips Airport Reception Activities

Jonathan Signs Contentious Bill to Give Power Sector Two Watchdogs

ACPN Asks Buhari to Implement National Drug Distribution Guideline

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Jonathan Urges Buhari Not to Be Selective with Probes

President, N’Assembly Reach Agreement on Constitution Amendment

Obama Nominates John Kerry, Olajuwon, Others for Buhari’s Inauguration

200 Soldiers Fired for ‘Cowardice’ in Boko Haram War

Oshiomhole Hammers Okonjo-Iweala for Mismanaging the Economy

Obasanjo: Why It’s Taking Too Long to Crush Boko Haram

UN Decries Boko Haram’s Sexual Abuse of Captives

Presidential Inauguration: IG Orders Diversion of Traffic, Tight Security at Eagles Square

Senate Laments Non-return of Chibok Girls

Teachers’ Strike Mars Celebration in Ebonyi

Workers’ Strike Paralyse Celebration in Ibadan

Mimiko Tasks Stakeholders on Violence against Children

Lightening Kills Four Female Children in Kwara

Akpabio Blames Violence for Children’s Low Self Image

Four-year-old Girl Kidnaped from School in Nasarawa

Court Restrains AGF, IG, NDLEA from Arresting Kashamu

UNHCR: 200,000 Nigerian Refugees are in Niger, Chad, Cameroun

Again, Court Refuses Application to Stop Wike’s Swearing in

Court Adjourns Tinubu’s N150bn Libel Suit against AIT to June 30

FIFA Rocked as Top Officials Arrested over Corruption

Amaechi Urges Incoming Govs Not to Allow Division in NGF

Adekanmbi: Innovative Apps Will Enhance Technology Driven Businesses

Defence Radio as Jonathan’s Parting Gift

I Dare Buhari to Keep His Naira/Dollars Parity Promise

4-year-old Girl Kidnapped Inside School in Nasarawa

Kuku: Nigeria Cannot Afford Simultaneous Boko Haram, Niger-Delta Conflicts

Anti-Inauguration Suit: Why We Were Not in Court

Buhari May Make Quiet Return to Abuja

Presidential Inauguration: IGP Orders Diversion of Traffic, Tight Security at Eagles Square

Our In-house Power Tussle Aggravated Petrol Scarcity, Says IPMAN

Jonathan May Sign Amendments to Constitution Thursday

Teachers’ Strike Mars Celebration

11 Die in Auto Accident

SC Upholds Aregbesola's Election

Jonathan to Buhari: If You Must Probe, Extend it Beyond My Administration

The Tyranny of Courage

Thank you, Goodluck Jonathan!

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Buhari Returns Tomorrow in the Company of Shagari

APC to Decide on Zoning After Inauguration

Probe Me, Amaechi Dares Wike

Asisat Oshoala Wins BBC Women's Footballer of the Year

UN Warns against Spike in Female Suicide Bombings in Nigeria

Oni Denies Meeting Osoba on His Return to APC

Group Asks Court to Stop CJN from Swearing in Buhari

43 Persons Killed in Boko Haram Attack on Borno

NIESV Wants Valuation Report for Assets Prior to Declaration by Political Office Holders

Plan to Make Jonathan Sign Bill to Restructure AuGF’s Office Raises Tension

Troops Fighting Boko Haram Hope for Better Deal under Buhari

N150bn Libel Suit: Dokpesi, Seven Others to Testify against Tinubu

Court Stops Liquidator from Disposing

Guinean President Urges AU to Assist Nigeria Tackle Boko Haram Insurgents

Remove Fuel Subsidy Now, Aliyu Tells FG

IG Promises a Crime-free Transition Programme

Keyamo: Buhari Can Appoint Less than 37 Ministers

Jonathan Urges Senate to Confirm Bello as FCT CJ

Fuel Crisis Delays AfDB Guests Spending Extra on Flights

Nigerian, British Army Commence 20-year Strategic Devt Plan

CSOs Decry Political Persecution of Okonjo-Iweala over Reforms

NSE's Membership of WFE Boosts Dual Listing Prospects

Making Group Life Insurance More Effective

More than Enough

Workers' Strike Cripples C’River Government Activities

Jonathan to Buhari: Appreciate Everybody's Efforts in Nation Building

Fire Guts N1.14 Billion Worth of Property in 3 Weeks in Lagos

Court Orders NDLEA to Vacate Kashamu’s Residence

Jonathan: Military, Security Agencies Deserve Respect

Adesina Rounds off AfDB Presidency Campaign

Monday, May 25, 2015

MAN Blames CBN for Funds Shortage to Manufacturing, SMEs

Relief as Marketers, NUPENG Begin Distribution of Petrol

Why Marketers Want Payment Before May 29

Buhari Turns Down Governors’ Ministerial List

Court Orders Ex-Mint Boss Remanded in Prison Pending UK Extradition

President Elect Snookers APC Leaders over Unannounced UK Trip

Kashamu’s Extradition: Judge Asks Adoke, Giade to Appear in Court Tuesday

Sambo: FEC Ready to Answer Queries Anytime on Hand over Notes

100 Massacred by Suspected Fulani Herders in Benue

It is Not Too Late to Deregulate, Ubah Tells Jonathan

Thousands of Euros Found on Dead Boko Haram Commander

S’Court Advises Jonathan, N’Assembly to Settle Dispute over Constitutional Amendment

NLC: FG Allowing Fuel Cabal to Hold Nation to Ransom

Catholic Bishops Oppose Abortion for Girls Impregnated by Boko Haram

Speakership Race: Gbajabiamila, Dogara Intensify Campaign

Ikeja Disco Apologises to Customers over Zero Power Supply

Saraki: Fuel Subsidy is Govt Officials’ Racket

EFCC to Declare Modu Sheriff Wanted

IBB, Abdulsalami Express Concern over Fuel Scarcity, Lack of Power Supply

Buhari’s Inauguration: FAAN to Use Lagos, Kaduna, Minna Airports for Visiting Dignitaries

Lagos Tribunal to Begin Hearing of Agbaje’s Guber Election Petition Tuesday

CJN: Lazy Judges will Be Relieved of their Jobs

Fuel Scarcity: NURTW Members Protest in Ondo

Fashola Unveils Code of Conduct for Ambode, Cabinet Members

Six Injured as STF Disrupts Women Peace Rally in Plateau

NADECO Tasks Buhari on National Conference Implementation

EFCC Closes Prosecution of Marketer Charged with N963.7m Fuel Subsidy Fraud

Council Polls: Rivers APC Satisfied with Outcome

May 29: FG Declares Friday Handover Date Public Holiday

Sambo: We're Ready to Answer Queries Anytime on Handover Notes

IBB, Abdulsalami Express Concern over Fuel Scarcity and Lack of Power Supply

Lagosians Protest Fuel Scarcity, Perpetual Blackout

Speaker: Gbajabiamila Campaign Claims Backing of 179 Legislators

Oil Marketers Working to End Fuel Scarcity - Olawore

Fuel Scarcity: NURTW Members Protest In Ondo

Fans Urge Dangote to Support Growth of Local League before Arsenal Bid

Fuel Subsidy: Buhari’s Make or Mar Decision

Nigerians, Businesses Groan as Energy Crisis Worsens

Elumelu Rallies Support for New African Private Sector Agenda

Jonathan Handing over to Buhari Nation in Deep Crisis, APC Warns

NDLEA Boss Explains Why Kashamu is Under House Arrest

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Ogbulafor Calls for Resignation of PDP NWC Members

NUJ Presidential Aspirant Says Certification, Training will Be Paramount

PDP Berates Buhari for Snubbing Handover Programme

Obasanjo Loses Sister

Again, Boko Haram Kills 10 in Adamawa

Ngilari: War Not over Yet, Insurgents are Infiltrating IDP Camps

IG Taskforce Arrests Two Policemen on Illegal Checkpoint Duty

State Govts Shared N2.92tn from Excess Crude Account in Four Years

Fashola Decries Non-use of Number Plates by Governors, Diplomats

NANS Kicks against Zuma’s Inauguration Visit

Jonathan, Obasanjo Pray for Buahri’s Success

Lagos Gov-elect, Ambode Releases Official Portrait

Arson Attack: Fayose Lifts Curfew, Urges Ekiti People to Eschew Violence

Abia Govt Explains Absence at Chukwumerije’s Burial

Navy Chief Charges Personnel to Shun Compromise, Indiscipline

Your Strike is a Threat to National Security, NMA Tells Allied Health Workers

Don’t Let Kashamu Manipulate the Court, Group Petitions CJ

Chief Imam of Jos, Balarabe Dies at 86

Peter Obi Calls for Igbo Unity

Civil Group Drags Jonathan to Court over ‘Signed’ Amendment Bill

NDLEA Boss Explains How They Got Kashamu, Nicknamed ‘God’

Court Orders FG, Firm to Maintain Status Quo on Contract for Prepaid Meters

NEMA: Only Six Rescued Women from Sambisa Forest Confirmed Pregnant

Okonjo-Iweala: Jonathan Incurred $21bn of $63bn National Debts

Oyegun: APC Needs N4.1trn to Stabilise Government

IIPELP: Nigeria Risks Bankruptcy on Account of Petrol Subsidy

5-Year Import Ban on Rice Could Earn Nigeria $2.6bn Annually’

NAFDAC Seeks Stringent Measures against Counterfeiters

Danjuma Decries Marginalisation of Northern Christians

Robber Arrested on Wedding Day in Ibadan

Despite Landmines, Military Kill Scores of Terrorists in Sambisa

Buhari, Cameron Meet in London

Nnewi Cathedral ‘ll Be Ready by Nov, Says Ubah

Council Hails Upgrade of Four Colleges of Education to Universities

Kashamu under House Arrest as US Seeks His Extradition

APC Crisis Deepens as Youth Forum Rejects Lawan

Wakil, Fari, Mohammed, Gulak Top Contenders for PDP Chairmanship

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Boko Haram: Bring Perpetrators to Justice, UN Scribe Tells Nigeria

Why I Rose against Jonathan, Says Ambassador Umoru

Don’t Treat South-south as Conquered Region, Groups Advise Buhari

Why More is Never Enough on DStv

LASSRA and the Proficiency Question

Their Destiny in their Hands

Living His Dream...

Kakadu: A True Theatre Empire


Okonjo-Iweala: Jonathan Govt Didn’t Accumulate $60bn Debt

Senate Presidency: Akume Steps Down For Lawan

Buhari Requires N4.1trn ?Take-off Fund, Says Oyegun

Military Defies Land Mines, Kills Scores of Terrorists in Sambisa

Police, Local Hunters Rescue 11 Kidnap Victims in Ekiti

NAFDAC Seals Chocolate Royale Factory over Expired Products

Twist in Petition to Withdraw Okonjo-Iweala's Yale Doctorate

Twist in Petition to Withdraw Okonjo-Iweala's Yale Doctorate Shoots Up to 4,581

Game Up as NDLEA Moves to Extradite Kashamu

With 6 Days to Go, 50 Heads of State for Buhari's Inauguration

In a Surprise U-turn, S’Court Re-lists Constitution Amendment Case for Monday

After 22 Years, French Court Orders NNPC to Pay N95bn to Lenoil

Senate Summons Okonjo-Iweala, Allison-Madueke over Fuel Crisis

Power Situation May Worsen Over Labour Issues as Generation Drops to 1,327 Megawatts

Jonathan Inaugurates First Military Radio in West Africa

Drivers, Hausa Traders’ Clashes Escalate, Biggest Market in Ekiti Razed

Youths Shut Down Oil Production in Nembe Creek

Gunmen Sack Market, Kill 6 as Police Arrest Assassins, Cultists in Benue

Two Kidnappers Arrested in Osun

Friday, May 22, 2015

Ambode Gets Transition Committee Report

FG Moves to Stop Discrimination against Nigerian Pilots by Airlines

Anglican Primate Tasks Buhari on Sustainable Development

Elechi Swears in CPS, 15 Others as Permanent Secretaries

Senate to make Things Work Better as Chukwumerije Goes Home

Sharia Court Burnt as Protest Hits Kano over Alleged Blasphemy

Delisted SAN, Kalejaye Challenges LPDC's Decision at Supreme Court

'How we Delivered Affordable Houses to C'River Civil Servants'

'Obasanjo, Buhari’s Emergence, Pointer to Military Dominance of National Politics'

Imo FMC Staff on Strike, Demand Sack of Medical Director

Gill-Child Education Crucial to Societal Development, Says Kano Emir

Akume: I'II Support Whoever Emerges Senate President

Umana Raises the Alarm over Attempt by INEC to Frustrate His Petition

PDP BoT Meets Monday on Anenih's Replacement

Mercedes-Benz E-Class is Renowned for Safety, Says Weststar

APC, The North Central and The Parliament to Come

Timipre Sylva, Tambuwal, EFCC and Fight against Corruption

NDDC: The Fiction Writers Are at It Again

Theodore Orji: I’ll Not Interfere in Ikpeazu’s Governance of Abia State

Why Buhari Should Throw Away Obasanjo’s Document

Buhari Jets Out on Private Visit to Britain

FG: Power Situation May Worsen, Drops to 1,327 Megawatts

Over 50 Heads of State for Buhari's Inauguration

KEDCO Blames TCN for Poor Electricity Distribution

Jonathan Commissions The First Ever Military Radio in West Africa

Jonathan: I Will be Preaching Peaceful Co-existence After Leaving Office

Minimum Wage: Southern Borno Cries Out Over Discrimination by Gov

NASS Tackles Jonathan over Constitution Amendments

Drivers/Hausa Traders’ Crisis Escalates, Biggest Market in Ekiti Razed

Muslim Youths Burn Court in Kano, over Blasphemous Comment

APC Transition Committee Submits Report, Laments FG's Poor Cooperation

Senate Presidency: APC Leadership Meets Senators Friday

Senate Presidency: APC Leadership Meets Senators Today

Ejigbo Pepper Attack: Victim Recounts Ordeal in Court

Lawyers' Disciplinary Committee Disbars Kalejaiye, SAN

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Nigeria Would Have Been in Crisis if Jonathan Did Not Concede Defeat, Says Buhari

Military Court Acquits Commander Accused of Failing to Stop Boko Haram

Six Years After, AIB Releases Report on Four Air Crashes

N19.2bn Alleged Fraud: Sylva’s Case Adjourned Till May 27

Fayose Imposes Dusk-to-dawn Curfew on Ekiti

FG Budgets N174 billion for FCT in 2015

Court Orders Enugu Judicial Workers to Resume Work

Wike Set to Re-open Rivers House of Assembly Complex

Dickson Hails Mu’azu, Anenih’s Resignation

Court Restrains Enugu Govt from Closing School

Tiv Group Seeks End to Killings in Taraba

Stop Investigating Land Disputes, IG Warns Police

Plateau to Deploy 7,800 Security Agents for Handover

Igede Descendants Union to Honour Adekunle

Senate Probes Protracted Fuel Scarcity

NYSC Made Easy

Uko: Direct Flights to the US Have Benefitted Passengers

Six Years After, AIB Releases 4 Air Crashes Reports

Patience Jonathan: Military Support Critical to the Completion of Tenure

Secondus Explains Why He Didn't Resign With Mu'azu

Over 2,000 Nigerians Sign Petition Asking Varsity to Withdraw Okonji-Iweala’s Doctorate

N19.2bn Alleged Fraud: Sylva’s Case Adjourned Till May 27

Jonathan Mourns Robinson

Veteran actor and broadcaster, Mr. Femi Robinson

Hausa/Drivers Crisis: Fayose Imposes Dusk-to-Dawn Curfew in Ekiti

12,000 Women Contract VVF Yearly, Dr. Sadauki

May 29: IGP Orders Increased Security at Strategic Places

Mu’azu, Anenih Resign As PDP Seeks Rebirth

Mu’azu, Anenih Resign As PDP Seeks Rebirth

With Three More Plants NIPP’s Capacity Could Hit 4,700MW, But No Gas

Boko Haram: 579 Officers, Soldiers on Trial in Abuja, Lagos

In Sierra Leone, Kid Survivors of Ebola are Dying of Hunger, Committing Suicide

The Village Headmaster Femi Robinson Dies at 75

Re-organisation of NNPC, Removal of Oil Subsidy, Job Creation Top Agenda at APC Policy Meeting

Jonathan to Hand over Ministries, Agencies Briefs to Buhari May 28

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Why FG Withdrew Operatorship of Divested Oil Blocks from NNPC

Again, 27 Killed in Plateau

Obaigbena Urges Governments to Focus on Human Capital Development

Jonathan's Cousin Kidnapped in Bayelsa

Jonathan’s Cousin Kidnapped in Bayelsa

IG Orders CPs to Provide Tight Security for Foreign Missionaries

SERAP Welcomes Okonjo-Iweala’s Promise to Publish Details of Disbursement of ECA Funds

Nyanya Bomb Blasts: Judge to Determine If Accused Made Statements under Duress

Ukodie Marks 30 Years of ICT Journalism with Three Books

Questions as MTN PR Accounts Move to New Agencies

House Report and Buhari’s First Major Call

Chadian Lawmakers Extend Troops' Mandate to Fight Boko Haram

Navy Raises Alarm Over 'Corrupt' Prosecution of Crude Oil Thieves

Jang's NGF Denies Reconciliation with Amaechi's

27 Murdered as Killing Spree Continues in Plateau

Jonathan to Hand Over Ministries, Agencies’ Briefs to Buhari May 28

The Village Headmaster, Femi Robinson, Dies at 75

Mu’azu's Resignation: Secondus, Dickson Meet Jonathan

Military Intelligence Intensifies Efforts at Tracking Terrorist Financing

Boko Haram: 275 Rescued Women, Children Evacuated to Unknown Destination

Kano Drops Charges against 14 years-old Suspected Killer Bride

Power: NIPP's Generation Input Reaches 4,700MW with Monday's Inauguration of 3 More Plants

Kidnapping: Option of Strike Will Kill Ekiti's Economy, HoS Warns Health Workers

Nyanya Bomb Blasts: Judge to Determine if Accused Made Statements Under Duress

Court ?Orders INEC to Nullify House of Rep-Elect's Return Certificate

Secondus Now Acting National Chairman of PDP

From This Day Shall So Ye Know Them

Mu’azu Resigns as PDP Chairman

Muazu Resigns as PDP Chairman

In Renewed Offensives, Boko Haram Kills 22 Persons, Injures Many in Adamawa

Govs, Okonjo-Iweala Disagree on Excess Crude Account

Buhari Appoints Femi Adesina Special Adviser on Media and Publicity

Okonjo-Iweala Bags Yale Varsity's Honorary Doctoral Degree

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Toyota Nigeria Recalls Some Models of Yaris, Hilux over Faulty Airbag

Over $20 million Needed to Resettle IDPs, Says Borno Government

Labour Party Tasks Jonathan, Buhari on Unpaid Workers’ Salaries

Court Dismisses Amaechi’s Suit against Wike’s Inauguration

Jonathan Won’t Dissolve Cabinet Today, Says Minister

ECOWAS: Jonathan’s Place in Nigeria’s Democratic History Special

Court Stops Jonathan from Signing Amended Oil, Gas Bill

Trial of Nyanya Bomb Blast Suspects Finally Begins

Nnamani’s Companies Plead Guilty

Sultan Pleads with Gowon to Continue to Offer Advice to Political Leaders

WHO Sets up $100m Contingency Funds for Healthcare Emergencies

Senate Suspends Plenary for Zannah, Holds Valedictory for Him, Chukwumerije Today

Kaduna APC Transition Committee Wants Yero Investigated over N2.7bn Sure-P Funds

FG, Japan, Switzerland Sign $1.5m Support against Crime

Gates Foundation, Dangote Group, MTN Set for Lagos International HR Conference

Enwefah Passes on

Orubebe Debunks Plans to Defect to APC, Threatens Legal Action

We Want Youths to Aspire to Be Like Ogwumike, Others, Says Udeagha

Bailing Out Nigeria

Odukhale : Retail Insurance is the Only Way to Develop Nigerian Insurance Industry

Onyemenam: Only People with Integrity Should Manage National ID Card Infrastructure

Okonjo-Iweala: Govs’ Alleged Missing $20bn from ECA Strange

JUSUN Suspends Four Months Strike in Nasarawa

Bomb Blast Kills 10, Injures Several in Adamawa Community

Trial of Nyanya Bomb Blasts' Suspects Finally Begins

Orubebe Debunks Plan to Defect to APC, Threatens Legal Action

Hate Campaigns: Crack in PDP Deepens

AGF Directs Bayelsa Chief Judge to Swear in Wike

Court Halts Delta Assembly from Tampering With DESOPADEC Law

Amosu: NAF to Replace Aging Pilots, Wings 26 in One Month

Kidnapping: New Ekiti CP Assures of Safety as PDP Stages Peaceful Protest

Sultan Urges Gowon to Continue Advising Political Leaders

WHO Sets Up $100m Contingency Funds for Healthcare Emergencies

Governors Ask Okonjo-Iweala to Explain $20b Oil Revenue

Monday, May 18, 2015

Oil Workers Shut Down Production Over Transfer of OML 042 Operatorship

Buhari: It’s Shameful That The Military Has Not Crushed Boko Haram

John Kerry to Lead US Delegation to Buhari’s Inauguration

APC Holds Dialogue on Policy Direction for New Government

Jonathan Sacks Executive Secretary/Chief Executive of NIPC

Shell Reopens 180,000bpd Bonny Light Crude Export Pipeline

Governors Reconcile as Amaechi, Jang NGF Factions Attend Unified Meeting

Atiku: Don’t Expect Miracle from Buhari’s Government

Investment Inflow Drops by $1.2bn as NBS Blames election Postponement

Spate of Kidnapping beyond My Govt, Fayose Cries out to IG

Sale of OMLs: Supreme Court Orders Chevron, Britannia-U, Seplat to Maintain Status Quo

Sale of OMLs: Supreme Courts Orders Chevron, Britannia-U, Seplat to Maintain Status Quo

EFCC Re-arraigns Sylva over Alleged N2.45bn Fraud

Elumelu to Speak on Power Access, Climate Change in New York, Paris, and Oxford

New Session: Senators Move Personal Effects out of Office

PDP Raises the Alarm over Hacking of its News Website

Adamawa dispatches 108 displaced Nigerians from Niger to various communities

Nigeria Now Uses 29% of Africa’s Total Internet Access

Plateau: Lalong Promises All Inclusive Government

Frivolous Adjournments will Not Be tolerated, Plateau Elections Tribunal Warns

Court Fixes June 2 to Rule on EFCC’s Application Seeking Indefinite Adjournment on Atuche’s Trial

Glo Powers 2015 African Fashion Week Nigeria

Striking Judicial Workers in Edo Defies JSC Orders, Refuse to Resume Work

FRSC to Crack down on Holders of Fake Drivers’ Licences

Rivers Commissioners Blame Non-completion of Projects on Funds

NIS Clarifies Alleged Visa Fees, Dormant Website

Amaechi and His Legacy

Anti-Corruption: Will the Bulldog Finally Bite?

IGP Launches 259 Highway Patrol Vehicles to Replace Road Blocks

NDIC Blames Judicial Process for Delay in Prosecuting Failed Bank Suspects

Apple Buys Chinedu Echeruo’s for $1 Billion

Kidnapping: IG to Deploy Special Team of Detectives to Ekiti

FG Assesses Territories Destroyed by Boko Haram

NEITI: How FG’s Checks Obstruct Accountability in Oil and Gas Operations

Jonathan Sacks Chief Executive of NIPC

Suspected Boko Haram Attacks Adamawa Town

Women Groups Express Fear of Marginalisation Under Buhari

Military: Boko Haram's Links With ISIS, Int'l Terror Groups An Open Secret

EFCC Re-arraigns Sylva over Alleged N2.45 Billion Fraud

3 Cyclists Arrive Sokoto from Bauchi to Congratulate Tambuwal

Kidnapping: ASUU Threatens to Down Tools as Members Protest in Ekiti

UNHCR Provides Relief Materials to IDPs in Nasarawa

Jonathan and Wife at Church Service, Seek Forgiveness

Military Destroys 10 More Terrorists’ Camps in Sambisa Forest

MPC Likely to Retain Interest Rate

Buhari, Osinbajo Release Official Portraits Ahead of May 29

Sunday, May 17, 2015

APC, Shettima, Abe Mourn Zannah’s Passage

Power: Nigeria’s Bulk Trader Concludes PPA Negotiations on 10 NIPP Gencos

Buhari to Drop ‘General’ from His Name from May 29

REDAN Wants FG to Redeem N24.5bn Guarantee on Housing Fund

Azikiwe’s Widow Laments Breakdown of Security, Says Kidnappers on Rampage in Enugu

Group Rejects Abortion Option for Pregnant Chibok Girls

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Navy Arrests 30 Ships, Says FOC

Fashola Hits Back at Critics over Lagos Debt Profile

El-Rufai Laments Huge Debt Profile in Kaduna

I’m Not Lobbying to Retain Amnesty Job, Says Kuku

Group Tasks Buhari on Criteria for Ministers, N/Assembly Positions

Judge Asked to Hands off N5.2bn Suit against CBN, Others

Start Your Anti-corruption Campaign with EFCC, Uboh Tells Buhari

Eviction: Nwobodo Criticises Court Verdict, Says It Erred in Law

Aregbesola Lauds Airtel’s Contributions to Job Creation

CHESTRAD Outlines Plans to Make Nigeria’s GDP Growth

Oil Platform Fabrication: Ijaw Youths Draw Battle Line

APC Disowns Fake Ministerial List in Circulation

Azikiwe's Widow Laments Breakdown of Security in Enugu

Military Cautions BBOG, Advocacy Groups Against Hate Campaigns

Start Your Anti-Corruption Campaign With EFCC- Uboh Tells Buhari

Kwankwaso Commissions N20 bn Kano Housing Project in Abuja

El-Rufai Laments Huge Debt Profile of Kaduna State

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Navy Arrest 30 Ships, Says FOC

Jonathan Pleads for Forgiveness

Reduce High Cost of Governance, TUC Urges Buhari

Military Downplays Recapture of Marte as Explosion Rocks Damaturu Motor Park

Court Restrains FG from Compelling Vessels to use INTELS Facilities

Hope of $100 per Barrel Oil Price Dims

Saturday, May 16, 2015

With End of their Tenures in Sight, Amaechi, Jang Bury the Hatchet


Asante’s Surprise Treat in Silver Rain

Essiet’s Quest for Justice


Ministry Confirms 28 Children Dead from Lead Poisoning in Niger

RMAFC Blames Accounting Officers for Excess Allowances to Public Officers

Borno Senator, Zannah, Dies

Fuel Scarcity And The Subsidy Question

NBA, Africare, Exxonmobil Boost 2015 Power Forward

Moves to Oust Fayose before May 29 Thicken

Agbakoba Reiterates Calls for New National Order

‘Stop Politicking and Face Governance’

Aliyu, Lamido’s Advice Not Well-intentioned, Says APC

Mobilise Public Support for Passage of Pending Anti-Corruption Bills, Media Told

‘APC Leaders Must Disassociate Themselves from Legislators’ Business’

How Army Changed the Tide against Boko Haram

Suleman: Jonathan Saved his Name by Conceding Defeat

Tony Momoh: Mastermind of Change is 76

The Ogbonnaya Onu I Know

I Met My Wife at Age 17

Adamawa Legislator Kidnapped

Borno Loses Senator

Female Suicide Bomber kills Six, Injures 27 Others in Damaturu

Fire Razes GSM Market in Maiduguri

Ajomale Promises IGC Members Fun-filled Year

Friday, May 15, 2015

Delta Records 550% Growth in IGR under Uduaghan

Jonathan Moves Property from Aso Rock, Plans Global Shuttle

Shock as Boko Haram Recaptures Marte

Monthly Oil Revenue Falls to N282.06bn in April

Deregulate the Downstream Now, Marketers Tell FG

Groups Back Gbajabiamila for Speakership as PDP Caucus Kicks

Garnishee: Court Clarifies Orders against Benue, Plateau States' Accounts

406 Sacked Staff to Face Criminal Charges, Says NIMC

Kidnappers Overrun Ekiti as 3 More Women are Abducted

Again, Fulani Herdsmen Kill 8 in Benue

FG Raises the Alarm over Tankers’ Threat to Eko Bridge, Lagos Roads

FG Urged to Include Cancer Treatment in NHIS

Glitz, Glamour as Oshiomhole Remarries

FoI Act: Civil Group Gives Jonathan Ultimatum to Release Amendment

Concerned NDLEA Officials Sue for Agency’s Revival

Borgu International Durbar Festival Committee Inaugurated

Court Threatens to Jail IGP over Disobedience of Order

APC Lawmakers Protest Yero’s Move to Disburse N2.7bn Sure-P Funds

The African Magic Igbo Channel Launch Party

Lexus Three-Row Crossover Wiser than RC Coupe, Says CEO


Odyssey: ‘Why I am Passionate About Serving Imo State’

Senate Presidency, Speakership: The Conversation Continues

Three More Women Abducted in Ekiti

Enugu Impeachment: Court Threatens to J ail IGP over non-enforcement of Order

OPC Alleges Assassination Plot on Gani Adams

Garnishee: ?Court Clarifies Orders against Benue, Plateau States' Accounts

Lawyer Drags JUSUN to Court over Strike

Curfew Partially Lifted in Maiduguri for Friday Islamic Prayer

In Failed Attack on Maiduguri, Boko Haram Kills Scores, Injures Others

Court Asked to Stop PDP from Forcing Mu’azu, NWC Members to Resign

Court Asked to Stop PDP from Forcing Mu'azu, NWC Members to Resign

The Accidental Public Servant Summoned to Serve Again

Thursday, May 14, 2015

No Room for Excuses, Buhari Must Deliver on Campaign Promises, Says Lamido

NJC: Judges Now to Be Appointed through Advertisement

Benin President Lauds Jonathan’s Handling of Elections

Army to Dismiss 4,000 Soldiers over Boko Haram

Jonathan Signs New Criminal Justice Bill into Law

Constitution Amendment: FG Refutes Senate’s Ambush Claim

Gowon: Jonathan’s Gesture was Well Received Across Africa

Senate Passes N299.5bn 2015 NDDC Budget

Scores Feared Dead as Police, Pipeline Vandals Engage in Gun Duel

Court Throws out Case Seeking to Stop African First Ladies Emergency Meeting

FG Moves to Check Impunity of Dubious Businesses over Consumer Rights

Akpobolokemi: Maritime University will Sustain Growth in the Sector

I Did Not Say I won’t Work with Buhari, Says Kuku

Report for Duty or Be Sacked, Edo Judicial Commission Tells Striking Workers

Dwindling Revenue: Appoint Ministers Without Portfolios, Buhari Urged

Fashola: High Lending Rate Killing SMEs

Buhari Commended for Readiness to Work with Elected Officials of National Assembly

Fire Guts Federal Secretariat

Kuku: Honour from Atlanta, Georgia

FG Accuses Marketers of Blackmail over Foreign Exchange Losses

Unstable Crude Oil Prices Push NLNG Revenue Down by 30 Per cent

Cyclist Arrives Abuja from Kaduna in Celebration of Buhari’s Victory

Airline Operator Calls for Employment of Indigenous Pilots

Court Dismisses Case Seeking to Stop Africa First Ladies Emergency Meeting

Mu'azu Urged to Take Responsibility for PDP Defeat

Obasanjo Gives Buhari Tips On Economic Revival

Plateau Communities Attacked by Soldiers Seek Justice, N10b Compensation

APC Committee: FG Still Not Cooperating With Us

Unpaid Salaries: NLC May Shut Down Airports Across the Country

Jonathan Signs New Criminal Justice Bill Into Law

Lamido: No Room for Excuses, Buhari Must Deliver on Campaign Promises

Court Asked to Stop PDP from Forcing Mua'zu, NWC Members to Resign

Constitution Amendment: FG Refutes Senate's Ambush Claim

Benin President Lauds Jonathan's Handling of 2015 Elections

Nigerian Navy, China Sign MoU to Study Chinese Language

NANS Wants DSTV Dealt with for Flouting Court Order

Edo Cult Leaders Arrested - Police

Unstable Crude Oil Prices Push NLNG Revenue Down by 30%

13 Persons killed in Attacks on Maiduguri

Army imposes 24-hour Curfew on Maiduguri

Judges Now to be Appointed through Advertisement - NJC

Kidnapping: Doctors Ban Members from Using NMA’s Emblem

Education Ministry Building on Fire

Army Imposes 24-hour Curfew on Maiduguri

Nigerian Troops Repel Boko Haram Attack on Maiduguri

PDP Crisis: Jonathan Meets Party's National Working Committee

Boko Haram Attacks Maiduguri

Blair: Nigeria Has Won Global Respect, Promises Assistance

Oil Marketers: FG Owes Us $1 Billion

Constitution Amendment: Senate Drops Move to Override Jonathan's Veto

Lekki Robbery Gang Reveals How FCMB was Robbed of N15 million

Driver Knocks Down Man and Absconds with Corpse in Bayelsa

Lead Poisoning Kills 28 Children in Niger

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Soldiers Repel Boko Haram Attack in Maiduguri

Rivers Killings: We’ll Not Forgive Nor Forget, Says Buhari

Bayelsa Senator, Six Others Defect to APC

Buhari’s Administration will Remain Investor-friendly, Says Adefuye

Olam Raises Investment on Rice Backward Integration

Indigenous Firm Raise the Alarm over Directive to Relocate Facilities

Senate Confirms Gwarzo as SEC DG

Boko Haram Stalls MTN Growth in the North

Fashola: FG Has Been Unfair to Lagos

Cattle Breeders: Incessant Cattle Theft, Cause of Plateau Attacks

Nigeria Not in a Hurry to Switch from Analogue to Digital Broadcasting

Court Orders Nwobodo’s Eviction from Maitama Home

Mark Mourns Chukwuma Azikiwe

Court to Hear Application to Stop First Ladies' Meeting

Arco vs Agip: Missing Case File Compels Court to Adjourn to June 23

Survey: 39% of Nigerians Feel Unsafe in Their Neighbourhood

Contempt: Court Summons DMO’s DG, Others

Enugu APC Rejects Nwobodo, Nnaji’s Alleged Bid to Join Party

Group to Buhari: Don’t Allow the Use of EFCC for Persecution

Akwa Ibom APC Disowns Ex-governor, Attah

N371m Contract Scam: Moronfoye, Kwara Commissioner, Saraki’s Cousin Arraigned

Cultism: IG Dispatches Crack Squad to Edo

Minister: I ‘m Not Aware of Journalist’s Expulsion from Villa

Niger Assembly Reconvenes

Enugu Group Names Ibekaku as Choice for Ministerial Slot

Gunmen Snatch Channels TV Staff Bus in Benin

UPP to Partner APC on Anti Corruption Crusade

ICT Weekly Arena Promises Strong Advocacy for Indigenous Technology

Of StarTimes, NBC and Digital Migration

Is Governance, Devt Being Sabotaged in Nigeria?

Sokoto to Complete All Ongoing Water Projects before May 29

APC Committee Plans Low-key Presidential Inauguration

Akwashiki: I am Not Aware of Journalist’s Expulsion from Villa

Lekki Robbery Gang Reveals How They Robbed FCMB of N15m

FEC Approves Maritime University in Delta

LASG Directs Tankers to Quit Lagos in 48 Hours

Learn to Tell the Truth, PDP Tells Lai Mohammed

Court to Hear Application to Stop First Ladies Meeting

Court Orders Nwobodo Evicted from Maitama Home

Arco Vs Agip: ‘Missing Case File’ Causes Court to Adjourn to June 23


Jonathan Leads Buhari on Villa Tour May 28

From His Sick Bed, Mu'azu Sues for Peace

Elumelu in White House, Joins Obama's Campaign for Entrepreneurs

Lack of Quorum Foils Senate's Veto on Constitution Amendment

21-Year-old Girl Stabs Younger Brother to Death in Warri

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

PPPRA: Proliferation of Local Oil Marketers Led to High Subsidy Claims

Five Banks Fined N312m in 2014

With $5bn Investment, NDPHC is Nigeria’s Leading Power Financier

NAF Acquires Modern Weapons, Sophisticated Crafts for Counter-terrorism

Police Council Confirms Arase as IG

Plateau Killings: Jang Imposes Curfew on Parts of the State

Again, Health Workers Set for Nationwide Strike on May 17

Jonathan, Buhari, Atiku, Others Mourn Azikiwe’s Passage

LASG: Residents Registration Designed to Track Kidnappers, Criminals

Court Freezes Plateau, Benue’s Accounts

Arco’s Suit: Court to Hear Agip’s Application on Jurisdiction Wednesday

Afe Babalola: Ajudua Didn’t Pay Me Any Legal Fees from Money He Defrauded Bamaiyi

Senate Passes Anti-tobacco Bill, Spells Six Months’ Jail for Culprits

ASUU Faults Removal of Varsities’ Council Chairmen

Jonathan Leads Buhari

From His Sick Bed, Mu’azu Sues for Peace

Trekking for Fame

Mutual Benefit Presents Claims Cheque to Family of Deceased Journalist

Matters Arising from Workers’ Day Celebrations

Niger Speaker Tells Police to Vacate House

Fuel Scarcity: IPMAN Alleges Sabotage

NAF Acquires Modern Weapons, Sophisticated Crafts for Counter-Terrorism

Local Dyers Protest Chinese Domination in Kano

Mu'azu on Sick Bed, Sues for Peace

Kano Gets Chinese Language College

Why We Visited Buhari, by Ohanaeze Factional Leader

Kwankwaso's Election Case Begins

INTELS: Ado Bayero Family Confirms Receiving Payment for Its Shares

Another Major Earthquake Hits Nepal, Epicentre Near China Border

Obasanjo, Babangida, Others in Villa for Council of State Meeting

Xenophobia: ECOWAS Parliament Demands Perpetrators Face ICC

Too Big to Succeed

Who Swears in Wike?

Hydro Power Stations to the Rescue

Intrigues, Horse Trading Trail Senate Presidency Race

Another Supporter Treks for Tinubu

Another Fire Incident Razes Multiple Buildings in Lagos

Posterity Shall Judge Us Well on Electricity Reforms, Says Sambo

Buhari Administration will Not Persecute Anyone, Says APC

Joda Denies Rift with FG’s Transition Committee

Okonjo-Iweala Faults Newspaper over Negative Report

Fuel Crisis to Persist as Banks Stop Financing Fresh Import, Classify Subsidy ‘Political Risk’

Jonathan to Hold Last Council of State Meeting Tuesday

IMF Suggests Amendment to Fiscal Revenue Sharing to Address Inequality

Xenophobia: ECOWAS Parliament Wants Perpetrators Face ICC

Mark: State Lawmakers Function as Governors’ Stooges

Police Force is Understaffed, Says Arase

Nyanya Bombings: Court Okays Complete Shield of Witnesses

Amaechi, Assembly on Warpath over Rivers Economy

FAAN Introduces Strict Security Measures at Cargo Terminal, MMIA

Witness Confirms Court Registrar Aided Ajudua to Defraud Bamaiyi

Monday, May 11, 2015

Rivers Election Tribunal to Begin Hearing

Lawyer Faults Kashamu on Extradition Claim

Gowon to Chair Foursquare Diamond Jubilee Lecture

Two Bag 31 Years for Robbery, Kidnapping

Dignitaries, World Leaders to Grace Chukwumerije’s Burial

Nyako’s Impeachment: Court Passes Verdict May 22

Boko Haram: 16,000 Households Get Relief Materials

Court Orders Police to Vacate Enugu Assembly Complex

Union Backs NIMC’s Sack of 400 Staff for Fraud

INEC Adhoc Staff Protests Non-payment of Allowances

FIBA Africa Zone 3 Sets up Committee for 3 x 3 Tour

Ahmed Dissolves Kwara Exco

Sanusi: Days Of Political Wranglings Over

NCC: Why There is Persistent Poor GSM Service

Another Fire Razes Multiple Buildings in Lagos

Boko Haram: Derby Regrets Nigerian, Chadian Armies' Failure to Undertake Joint Operations

2 Senior Lawyers on War-path over Kashamu's Extradition Claim

Police Under-staffed, Says Arase

Buhari, Chadian Leader Mull Plan to Tackle Boko Haram

Okonjo-Iweala Raps Newspaper over Negative Editorial Attack

APC Guber Aspirants Ask Court to Remove Yobe Governor

8 Injured as Building Collapses in Kano Emir's Palace

Union Backs NIMC's Sack of 400 Staffers for Fraud

Election Tribunal Begins Sitting in Ekiti, Warns Against Smear Campaign

After Paying IntelS over N1 trillion, FG Moves to Acquire 10 Per cent Equity

Buhari: How We’ll Revamp the Economy

Coronation Capital Launched, Unveils Report on Nigeria’s Progress Since 1999

Senate C’tte: Power Investors Did Not Bring One Kobo

70-Year-old Woman Nabbed for Kidnapping a Toddler

Jonathan: I Can Sacrifice My Life for Nigeria’s Greatness

Constitution Amendment: Supreme Court Can’t Stop Us, Says Senate

Kano Governor-elect Advises Colleagues on Dwindling Revenue

Appeal Court Sets Aside Order Winding-up Afribank

Ondo: How We Curtailed Ailment from Methanol Poisoning

May 29: SURE-P Winds down, Sacks Staff

Ogun CJ Pardons 37 Prisoners

Don’t Expect Radical Revolution from Buhari, Says Okogie

FG Commences Fresh Disbursement of Relief Materials to Boko Haram Victims

US Government Pledges Support for 275 Rescued Women, Children

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Flays Obioha, Others over Visit to Buhari

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Ondo Govt: How We Ensure Regular Payment of Salaries

Kashamu: CSO Warns against Undermining Nigeria’s Sovereignty

HURIWA Accuses Lamorde of Persecuting Officials

Despite Assuring Int’l Community, Jonathan Yet to Sign Bill on Persons with Disabilities

Five Women Deliver Babies in IDPs’ Camp in Sokoto, Says NEMA

Elumelu to Address Industrialists in White House

Explosion Guts 109 Shops, Injures Seven

Privatization: Postal Employees Vow to Resist Sack of NIGCOMSAT Staff

Jonathan Didn't Fail to Tackle Boko Haram Insurgency, Says Bozimo

Presidency: Jonathan Lost to Evil Conspiracies

US Pledges to Assist Rescued Boko Haram Victims

I am Allergic to Corruption, IG Says

Buhari: How We'll Tackle Economy Woes

OTC 2015: Oil Price Leaves Significant Dent on Deals, Attendance

Senate C’ttee: Power Investors Did Not Bring One Kobo

Judiciary Workers Task Al-Makura to Fulfill His Promises

Nigerians Solicit Canada’s Assistance to Incoming Govt

Jonathan: I Can Sacrifice my Life for Nigeria's Greatness

Hospital’s Invasion: CMD Calls For Arrest of Leaders of Youth’s Group

Ondo: How We Curtailed Ailment from Methanol Poison

APC Transition Panel Mulls Tough Economic Policies

Okonjo-Iweala: Huge Revenue Lost to Fraudulent Waivers

Constitution Amendment May be Gazetted Monday

Constitution Amendment May be Gazetted Tomorrow

Senate Presidency: Saraki Gets North-central APC Chairmen’s Nod, North-east Backs Lawan

FG Inaugurates Committee for 2015 NEPAD Trade Fair

Ohakim: Nigerians Rejected Jonathan, not PDP

Let Journalism Thrive, UNIC Director Urges Stakeholders

Mix Reactions Trail Al-Makura’s Promise to Corps Members

Buhari Will Not Disappoint Nigerians, Says Mustapha

Saturday, May 09, 2015

CSOs Knock Jonathan, Supreme Court over Constitution Amendment

Glamour, Colour, Culture as Lagos Carnival 2015 Holds

Borno Establishes Camp for Nigerien Deportees

Sanusi Visits El-Rufai, Says Kaduna Citizens’ Choice

Group Seeks Prosecution of NDDC Directors over Alleged Fraud

Lagos Strives to End Overseas Treatment

Auto Crash Claims Three in Ogun

PDP Post-election Committee Meets Jonathan

Mark to Buhari: Nigeria Needs Genuine Reconciliation

Councils’ Chairmen Recommend Upgrade of Colleges of Education to Universities

‘Public Works Corporation Bill Will Ensure Accountability’

Be Dedicated, Productive, Emir of Lafia Tells Civil Servants

Unilever Partners NSN to Reduce Anaemia Deficiency in Nigeria

Don’t Scrap Amnesty Programme, Youths Beg Buhari

Premier League: Liverpool Chase Top Four Hopes against Champions Chelsea

The African Tragedy on The Mediterranean Sea

femi, seun kuti: a reunion

The Raging Battle for Senate Presidency/House Speakership

Local Content: Continental Oil, Conoil Sweep Awards

Quoted Companies in Season of Lower Numbers

The Cable: Credibility as Niche Strategy

Khadija Abba-Ibrahim: Amazon in the House

One Woman’s Drive to Satisfy Europe’s Craze for African Fashion

The Continuing Human Tragedy in the Middle Belt

Awaiting Tambuwal’s Date with History

Nigeria International Book Fair Returns

Buhari: To Probe or Not to Probe?

Military: Let’s Not Encourage Illegality in the Name of Militia

Nigeria’s Economy Collapsing, Says Odigie-Oyegun

PDP Raps APGA over Card Reader Scandal at INEC

Councils’ Chairmen Recommend Upgrade of Some Colleges of Education to Universities

Borno Sets Up Camp for Returning Refugees from Niger

Woman's twins had different fathers

Councils’ Chairmen Recommend Upgrade of Some Colleges of Education to Universities

Friday, May 08, 2015

Udom Emmanuel Speaking?

Military Uncovers Treasure Trove of Boko Haram's Activities, Intelligence

Court Decides Kashamu's Anti-Abduction Suit May 27

Miliband, Clegg, Farage Resign as Cameron Sweeps to Unexpected Victory

Nigerian Bond Yields Predicted to Fall on Low Supply

Police Promote 632

Former EKSUTH’s CMD , Adegun, Wife Kidnapped in Ekiti

Anglican Bishop Seeks Pay Cut for Nigerian Lawmakers

Gombe Police Arrest Murder Suspect

Jonathan Felicitates with Shonekan, Nwobodo

Babalakin Delivers UNIFEMGA 2015 Lecture

Bauchi Workers Threaten show-down with Yuguda

El-Rufai Promises Financial Autonomy for Councils in Kaduna

ANCOPPS: Politicisation of Education Hindering Curriculum

Ebonyi Varsity Students Protest Disqualification of SUG Aspirant

South Africa Envoy Recall: FG Lifts Suspension on Ambassador Sheni

Mark Tasks Buhari to Reconcile Nigerians

Facilities to Lift Health Care System Inaugurated at UUTH

I’m aVery Crazy Person –People Like Me for Who I Am

We Can Repair This Country

General Buhari and the Power of Moral Suasion

Insight Communications’ Jimi Awosika Bags Outstanding Advertising Personality of The Decade

A New Dawn for Nigeria and for Women…Working and Winning (I)


As Chief Babatunde Olusunle Turns 50

Imoke: I Am Not Interested in Muazu's Job

South Africa Envoy Recall: ?FG Lifts Suspension on Ambassador Sheni

Acting IGP Threatens to Arrest CPs, DPOs over Road Blocks

Jonathan Congratulates Cameron, Conservatives on Election Victory

Jonathan Congratulates Cameron, Conservatives' Election Victory

PDP to APC: Focus on Delivering Campaign Promises

PM Cameron Sweeps to Unexpected Triumph in British Election

Akiolu: How I Intervened in the Tinubu, Fashola Feud

Senate Presidency: Sarak's Support Base Swells

Rescued Women Tell Tales of Hunger and Lack

Jonathan Promises to Link State Capitals with Rail

Supreme Court Orders Stoppage of Constitutional Amendments

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Gridlock: Activities Grind to a Halt in Lagos, NUPENG Apologises

Juwah: Nigeria will Achieve 30% Broadband Penetration by 2018

Senate Passes Oil and Gas Amendment Bill to Promote GDP

Jonathan in Secret Meeting with Buhari

Judiciary Security: IG Sets up Judges Protection Units

Boko Haram: SERAP Asks Jonathan to Provide Good Medicare for Pregnant Women and Children

Sultan Deploys Four District Heads in Sokoto

Amosu: Air Force to Monitor, Control Multiple War Operations from Abuja

FG Grants Licences to Edwin Clark, Hezekiah Universities

Supreme Court to Deliver Judgment in Omisore’s Appeal on May 27

Ekiti Assembly Crisis: Court Strikes out APC Lawmakers’ Suit against Fayose, Others

Surulere Residents Drag EKEDC, NERC to Court over Outrageous Bill

$242 Scam: Appeal Court Reserves Judgment on Nwude’s Assets

Ekweremadu Tasks Universities on Academic Excellence

Tribunal Grants Ex-Governor Nnamani’s Motions

FG Renews MoU with Capacity Builders to Boost Water Supply

State Assembly Speakers Move against Incessant Impeachments, Removal

Bayelsa Gubernatorial Race: Alaibe to Declare Interest in June

Millions Vote in UK’s General Election

Senate Presidency: Saraki’s Support Base Swells

‘Jonathan Failed Due to His Inability to Curb Corruption’

Why Boko Haram Don’t Deserve Our Amnesty

Abdulsalam: NAMA Has Improved Safety in Nation’s Airspace

Delta PDP Chieftain Slumps, Dies in Hotel Room

Jonathan in Secret Meeting With Buhari

APC Chieftains Urge Buhari to Set Up Anti-Corruption Tribunal

Customs Arrest Four Chinese nationals, Seal 26 Warehouses in Kano

Incessant Power Outage Halts House Session

Budget: House Finance Committee Relieved of Duties for Negligence

Jonathan to Complete Musa Yar'Adua Expressway

State Houses of Assembly Speakers Move against Incessant Impeachments, Removal

House Probes Wase Killings

Constitution: Supreme Court Stops NASS from Passing Amendments into Law

One Killed as Nurse is Kidnapped in Ekiti

Judiciary Security: IGP Sets Up Judges Protection Units

Adebayor Reveals Family Issues on Facebook

US Govt Considers Michelle Obama, Biden, Kerry for Buhari’s Inauguration

US Govt Considers Michelle Obama, Biden, Kerry for Buhari’s Inauguration

Nigeria’s Oil Can’t Find Buyers in Futures Market

Military Rescues 25 More Women and Children, Destroys Seven Terror Camps

Soyinka Denies Attacking Igbos over 2015 Elections

Pandemonium in Lekki as Hoodlums, Motorcycle Riders go on Rampage

Nigerian Couple Kept Man as Slave for 24 Years in the UK

FG Asks Buhari Not to Reverse Privatisation of Power Sector

Anyaoku: Why Nigerians Have High Expectations of Buhari

NEMA to Provide Medication, Counselling to 275 Women and Children Rescued from Boko Haram

NEMA Takes Custody of 6,000 Nigerians Deported from Niger

Buhari Vows to Improve Electoral Process

Police Disperse Niger Lawmakers with Teargas

Finance Ministry: FG Not to Blame If States are Unable to Pay Salaries

Bayero Assumes Duty as New MD of NPA

Speakership: Group Canvasses Support for N’West

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Court Stops Newspaper from Covering Jega’s Activities

Judge Detains American for Operating Phone in Court

We are Ready to Testify at Electoral Tribunal, Says Mbu

JAMB, UBEC Operations Shrouded in Secrecy, NANS Laments

Senate Bill Seeks to End Desertification, Drought in Nigeria

Police Arrest Teacher, Two Others for Kidnapping of Sexagenarian

NAF Donates to Motherless Babies Home

IG Restores Salaries of Officer after Radio Talk Show

Albino Foundation Charges National Assembly to Criminalise Stigmatisation of Albinism

‘Jang Has No Hand in Soldiers’ Killing in Plateau’

Why Nigerians Have High Expectations of Buhari, by Anyaoku

FG Charges Buhari Not to Reverse Privatisation of Power Sector

Crime Prevention: NCC to Establish 10 Emergency Communication Centres

Labour Party Opposes Bail-out for States

Buhari Orders His Security Convoy to Obey Traffic Rules

Speakership: Group Canvasses Representation for N-West

Pandemonium at Lekki as Hoodlums, Motorcycle Riders go on Rampage

Boko Haram: House Gives Kudos to Soldiers

Niger Speaker, Members Locked Out of Assembly Complex

Military Destroys More Terrorist Camps, Rescues Additional 25 Women, Children

Yobe Polls: Tribunal Grants PDP Gov Candidate Access to INEC Materials

Fresh Crisis Rocks Ebonyi APC

Jonathan Commemorates Five Years as President

Soyinka Denies Comment on the Igbo

Jonathan Commemorates Six Years as Substantive President

Soyinka: Buhari was Better of Two Evils, Anyaoku: Nigerians Owe Jonathan Gratitude

Okonjo-Iweala: President to Assent to 2015 Budget Soon

NNPC to Supply Gas from $662m East-West Pipeline by 2017

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

PDP Crisis: Jonathan Asks Combatants to Sheathe Swords

Ugwuanyi Brokers Peace Meeting between Warring Factions in Enugu Assembly

Chidoka: Why FG Downgraded Asaba Airport

Ijesa Traditional Rulers Congratulate Buhari

APC Govs Ask Buhari for Bailout, Say States Can’t Pay Salaries

Niger Evacuates 4,000 Nigerian Refugees from Lake Chad Island

Military Commences Court Martial of General Blamed for Loss of Baga to Boko Haram

Niger House Speaker Impeached

Buhari Meets with Tunde Thompson, Journalist He Jailed 31 Years Ago

Rice Duty Waivers: House Directs Customs to Ignore Political Directives

Court Remands 10 Suspects over Ejigbo Pepper Sexual Assault

INEC Staff in Police Net over Alleged Card Reader Theft

SANs Honour Justice Auta with Book Launch

FG Approves New Draft Policy on National Parks Reform

Jonathan Appoints Gbenga Daniel, Obada, Chairpersons of University Governing Councils

Jonathan Appoints New Executive Secretaries For PEF, NCDMB

Fayose: I Have No Apology for Calling for PDP NWC’s Dissolution

Lagos Election Petitions Tribunal Commences Sitting

IG Orders Arrest, Prosecution of Cultists

Three Youths Trek from Sokoto to Abuja to Witness Buhari’s Inauguration

Ace Comedian, Ali Baba Warns Government against Selling National Theatre

Nigeria Army Institute Seeks to Award Degrees

Ex-Mint Boss Appeals Judgment Ordering His Extradition

Agenda for SEC DG, Gwarzo

Pros and Cons of MDRI

Barcelona Ready for Tactical Surprises from Guardiola’s Bayern

Union Bank Grabs Gold at Lead City Indoor Hockey

Jonathan Expected to Assent to 2015 Budget

Economic Crunch: Governors Can't Pay Salaries, Say Okorocha

House Rejects Bid to Summon PPMC, Marketers

PDP Crisis: Jonathan Directs Combatants? to Sheathe Swords

Workers Strike Paralyses Activities in Plateau

Fayose: No Apology for Calling for PDP NWC’s Dissolution

NCC Laments Llocal Manpower Gap in Telecoms Sector

NNPC to Flow First Gas Through $662m East-West Gas Pipeline by 2017

Chime: Impeachment Moves against Me, an Exercise in Futility

Jonathan Appoints New Executive Secretaries for PEF, NCDMB

2015 Elections: Nigerians Owe Jonathan Debt of Gratitude, Says Anyaoku

Nasarawa: Community Group Decries Marginalization

IGP Orders Arrest, Prosecution of Cultists

Court to Hear Contempt Charges against Agip MD on June 23

Emaar to Manage The Address Hotel in Nigeria, Bahrain

North May End up With Four Top Posts in Govt

Boko Haram in Disarray, Rescued Women Reveal

CBN to Push for Amendment of Foreign Exchange Act

Monday, May 04, 2015

Court Orders Ex-MINT Boss’ Extradition to the UK

Dangote Cement to Start Production in Tanzania in August

NNPC to Resume Oil Exploration in Chad Basin

Fayose's Impeachment: Court to Hear PDP Lawmakers' Suit on May 21

Fayose’s Impeachment: Court to Hear PDP Lawmakers’ Suit on May 21

Globacom in Fresh Deal to Buy Ivorian Telecoms Company for $600m

Buhari Cannot Afford to Neglect South-south, South-east, Says Uduaghan

Don’t Remove Subsidy on Petrol, NANS Tells FG

Money Laundering: Fani-Kayode to Know Fate June 18

Law Suit Threatens Lagos Speakership Race

Atiku, FCT Ministers Mourn Chief Imam of Abuja

Rights Group Appealls to Judiciary Workers to Call off Strike

Catholic Priest Kidnapped in Kogi

Tribunal Receives Five Petitions in Sokoto

Inmate Escapes from Edo Prison

Patients Groan in UCH as Nurses Join Doctors’ Strike

Rivers Athletes, Cleaners Protest over Unpaid Salaries, Allowances

Suspected Cultists Shoot Vigilance Members, Snatch Guns

EFCC Arraigns Suspected Oil Thieves

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