This Day News Archive for October 2016

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Diamond Bank Posts 78% Drop in Profit After Tax

House Condemns Slow Pace of Work at MMIA’s New Terminal

Rohr Lists Moses, Ighalo, Others to Battle Algeria

2018 WORLD CUP QUALIFIER- Belloumi: Algeria Can Repeat 35-year Feat against Nigeria

‘MultiChoice Committed to Giving Value to Nigerians’

Dangote Cement Posts N442bn Revenue, N133bn Profit

Nigeria Can Overtake Kenya’s $1bn Per Annum Perishable Cargo Export

Globacom Expands 4G LTE to 16 Other New Locations

 Akwa Ibom Teacher Wins Millions in Maltina Reward Scheme

IATA Pledges Review of Guidelines for Travel Agents in Nigeria

Two Ladies Win Entrepreneurship Award

Rohr Goes Tough on ‘Misbehaving’ Eagles

Global Financial Losses to Cybercrime May Hit $6trn in 2021

Equities Market Sheds N103bn as Investors React to Poor Q3 Earnings

Equatorial Guinea Open: Olapade Wary of ‘Tough’ Mongomo

Perspectives on CBN and the Economy

Mourinho in More Trouble on and off the Pitch

NOC’s Advanced Sports Management Course Kicks off  

Unlocking Nigeria’s Agriculture Value Chain through Innovation

Port Charges:  Stakeholders Urge Shippers’ Council, Terminal Operators to Settle Out of Court

A Decade of Aviation Regulation

FG Urged to Promote Patronage of Made -in -Nigeria Goods

Emadeb Energy Expands Operations, Unveils Retail Outlet in Abuja

Enabling Enterprise Environment Key to Long Term Future of Nigeria

KWASU Don, Gambari, Bags NSSM Top Job

PTAD Boss: My Vision’s to Serve Pensioners with Respect, Empathy

Pal Pensions Boss Counsels Operators on Sustainable Business Model

Ogunmodede Replaces Okagbue at Remo Stars FC

Cutix Grows Profit by 27% Despite Economic Recession

F R S C Wins Nationwide League 

PREMIERSIP: Hazard, Costa Lead Chelsea into Top Four

Sunday 30th October 2016

31 Councils of A’Ibom to Spend N95.758bn for 2016 Financial Year

Security Forces Set to Take on Militants Returning to Lagos, Ogun Creeks

Don Identifies Neglect  as Cause of Agitation for Biafra

Jigawa Governor accuses Lamido of Wasting‎ N1.6bn Yearly on Feeding

Nigeria Must Restructure to Survive as a Nation, says Group

Buhari Dissociates Self from Arrested Judges’ Travails

Niger Delta Elders, Buhari Meeting: Militant Group Threatens to Bomb Pipelines In Protest

Group Wants ICC to Investigate 23 Human Skulls Found in Militants’ Camp

Vote Out APC in 2019, Jang Charges Plateau People

Oil-rich Eket Community Warns FG, State, ExxonMobil Against Continuous Neglect

Ondo PDP Lawmakers Reject Ibrahim As Party’s Candidate

Killing of Children with Celebral Palsy on the Increase, Says Group

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Obasanjo: As President, I Created Twenty-five Nigerian Billionaires

Battle for Ondo PDP Guber Ticket Moves to Appeal Court

FG to Establish Specialised Petroleum Force to Tackle Militancy

Not Our President’s Daughter! Idle Minds Wonder Why President Buhari’s Daughter Married Former Bank MD as Fourth Wife

Rupture in Alausa…Lagos Commissioners Lose Sleep as Gov Ambode Blows Hot

Dignity and Class as Bola Kuforiji-Olubi Celebrates 80

After a Lull, Suicide Bombing Returns to Maiduguri

Mahama Confers Ghana’s Highest Honour on Adenuga

Osinbajo: 800 Herdsmen Arrested over Attacks on Communities

Buhari Felicitates with Ace Broadcaster, Anike Williams, at 80

Moves to Sack APGA Chairman Fail

Osinbajo Advocates Prayer as Key to Economic Recovery

Ekweremadu Assures Journalists of Better Welfare

Boko Haram: France, EU Donate €35.5m for ‘Lake Chad Initiative’ Devt Aid

Mimiko to Host Maiden Cocoa Industry & Investment Conference

Akwa Ibom Rejects FG Allocation of N1.92bn Capital Projects

Yudala Partners The Bridge Concept to Offer Youths Discounts

Move Intervention to Liberated Towns, NEMA Tells Humanitarian Agencies

The Conspiracy to Destroy Nigeria

The Us Presidential Poll and Beyond

FG to Purchase Two Additional Satellites for NigComSat at $550m

Move to Liberated Towns, NEMA Tells Humanitarian Agencies

Mimiko to Host Maiden Cocoa Industry, Investment Conference

IPOB Attacks Facebook CEO for De-listing Radio Biafra Account

Oyintiloye Tasks Royal Fathers on Yoruba Language

UN Schools Elect Nigerian First Female President

Report: ‘Poor Funding of Budget Lines Fueling Malnutrition in Nigeria’

Eagles Open Camp for Algeria Nov 7

Musa Strike Earns Leicester Draw against Spurs

ATP Tour: Murray, Tsonga for Vienna Final

City, Arsenal, Liverpool Forge Ahead

Adeyemi: Mobile Connectivity Best Way to Deliver Services to Customers

CCB/CCT Act: Intrigues and Politics of an Amendment

A Cold Season of Bribery Allegations

Legislative Intervention for Ailing Aviation Industry

Bayelsa: Who is Afraid of the Supreme Court?

For Lagos Jazz Series, A Taste of Cesaria Evaro…

Aba: Misfortune of the South-east Commercial City

DMO Sets Limit for FG’s Domestic, External Borrowing in 2017

The Imminent Return to Fuel Subsidy Regime?

Uncertainty, As INEC Names Jimoh Ibrahim PDP Candidate

New Possibilities for Pay-TV Subscribers

Controversy Over Outside Intervention

Examining Buhari’s Request for $30bn Foreign Borrowing


Eliminating Child Labour through Corporate Best Practices

Bridging the gap between parents and children

Concession as the Way Forward for Railway Sector

The Other Side of the Kitchen and the ‘Other Room’ Argument

Saturday 29th October 2016

Electricity Market Revenue: A Shortfall Foretold

Dubai, South Africa, 13 others Arrive Lagos for Akwaaba Tourism Conference

Ethiopian Airline Marks 70 Years of Operation, Restates Commitment to Nigeria

Wike Chides INEC for Failure to Conduct Rerun Election in Rivers

Emotions as Emir of Borgu Remembers Late Father at Coronation Ceremony

Ondo Poll: Protests Against INEC’s Action Persist as Assembly, PDP Chieftains Join

Terrorism: Nigerian Community in France, Law Abiding, Says Envoy

Only 2 Points Separate Clinton, Trump in Latest Tracking Poll

Boko Haram: France, EU Donate €35.5m for Lake Chad’s Devt

Report: Poor Funding of Budget Lines Fueling Malnutrition in Nigeria

NDDC to Prioritise Regional Integration, Devt – Nsima Ekere

Ganduje: I”ll Not Probe Kwankwaso

9 Die, 24 Injured as Explosions Rock Maiduguri

Emmanuel Amuneke:Playing for Barcelona was Special

Under-pressure Guardiola Takes Search for First Win in Seven  Games to The Hawthorns

Madrid Hope to Extend Lead  

Hearn Closer to Confirming Joshua’s Opponent

NSA Announces First Set of Shortlists for Award

Ekundayo Pens Deal with Team MGM

Kwesé, ESPN Sign Collaboration Agreement for Sub-Saharan Africa

Victor Ochei- A Passion for Wheelchair Basketball  


Mimiko: There May Be Breakdown of Law and Order if INEC Insists on Jimoh Ibrahim

Emefiele:  CBN Pumped N2trn into Economy in 15 Months to Boost Growth

2016 Budget has Recorded 79% Performance, Says FG

Ambode in Copenhagen, Meets Maersk Group, Says $2.6bn Badagry Port Will Turn Around Economy

Too Early to Write off  Power Privatisation, BPE Tells Dangote

Oyegun: Desperate Politicians Scheming to Seize APC Ahead 2019

APC, INEC  out  to Kill Democracy, Fayose Alleges…

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: It’s the Hand of Esau and the Voice of Jacob…

NIS to Issue Provisional Appointment Letters to 888 Candidates

NCC Denies Gratification from MTN’s Negotiated Settlement of N330bn Fine

Fashola: Kashimbila, Gurara Dams Will Provide 70MW Power, Ecological Safety

Fraud Examiners Say Good Governance Panacea to Economic Recession 

US Consulate in Lagos Awards $381,220 to NGOs

Dawis: INTELS to Remain in Business Despite Recession

Friday, October 28, 2016

Diamond Bank Maintains Stable Growth in Q3 2016

TUC Denies Working Against Obiano’s 2nd Term Bid

Southern Kaduna Elders Condemn Killings by Fulani Herdsmen, Say “Enough is Enough” 

Boko Haram is Gone Forever, Says Defence Chief

Peace Corps Commissions 2,100 Cadets to Boost Security  in Plateau, Benue, Taraba States

Buhari Congratulates Babalola, Izunaso on their Birthdays

GKS President Decries Rising Rate of Suicide in Nigeria, Africa

Nigeria Making Steady Progress Despite Challenges, Says Lai Mohammed

373 Unregistered Pharmaceutical Stores Shut in Kaduna

Dubai Returns to Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos 

Yudala Partners the Bridge Concept to Offer Discount on Items

Is the Media Reporting Too Much Violence?

Police to Establish Zonal Intervention Squad in Ikorodu

Bolaji Ogunmola: I’ll Love to Date D’banj; He’s Stylish, Hot

Season 2 of Chika Ike’s African Diva Reality  Show Commences 

Corridors of Power

Fayose, Philistines and the Oduduwa Spirit

NJC: The Waking of a Slumbering Watchdog

Onyekachi Okonkwo: The Major Turning Point of My Life was When I Left Paid Employment

Chief Leemon Agbonjague Ikpea: Growing Up in Warri Remains Evergreen

We Are Working to Empower Youths For Agro Productivity – Ugo  Nwabuisi

How CBN has Supported Growth and Development in the Economy

That Eczema On Your Skin

Reuben Abati and His Juju Theory

Lolo 1: I Have Three Sons, One Daughter But I Am Single

Friday 28th October 2016

Is It the Fear of Obiano?

Again, the Abia North Jigsaw

Power Privatisation Not Yet A Failure, BPE Tells Dangote

Southern Kaduna Elders Condemns Killings, Say Enough is Enough

NCC Tennis League: “We shall shock Team Tombim” – Joseph Imeh

NIS Set to Issue Provisional Letters of Appointment to 888 Candidates

Ondo Will Burn If INEC Retains Jimoh Ibrahim as PDP Candidate, Mimiko Warns

Buhari Congratulates Babalola, Izunaso on you Birthdays

Protest in Akure, Ondo State

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Buhari to Launch $10bn Niger Delta Reconstruction Fund

Senate Amends CCT/CCB Act, Transfers President’s Power to N’Assembly

Reps Hinge Approval for $30bn Loan on Funding for Constituency Projects

ExxonMobil Discovers One Billion Barrels of Oil in Nigeria

INEC Lists Jimoh Ibrahim as PDP Candidate in Ondo Governorship Poll

Beyond Buhari and Jonathan

North-east: Presidential C’ttee Begins Work, Says $9bn Lost to Boko Haram Destruction

FG Moves to Plug Revenue Leakages, Review Agreements with Port Operators

Finally, Senate Begin to Debate on PIB Next Week

Power: Discos’ Revenue Remittances to Market Drop to 30%

Abdulsalami: Grazing Reserve Solution to Herdsmen-farmers’ Clash

Miss Anambra Sex Scandal: Pageant Organisers Disown Beauty Queen

FG Targets Zero Militancy in Niger Delta by 2017

House to Investigate AMCON’s Failure to Recover N2.4tn Debts

Court Adjourns Odili’s N6bn Libel Suit against Peterside to Nov 29  

Buhari’s Nominee for Chairmanship of NERC Says He Has Not Rejected Offer

Dasuki Absent When Jonathan Approved N400m for Metuh, Says Defence Witness

Again, Fire Disrupts Activities at Lagos Airport

FG Validates National Employment Policy

Again, Women Protest against EFCC’s Freezing of Patience Jonathan’s Accounts

FG Hires Negotiator to Aggressively Pursue More Free Trade Agreements 

Edo Govt Suspends Uromi Traditional Ruler

Senate Seeks More Support from IMF to Tackle Recession

Soldiers Raid Militant Camps, Discover 23 Human Skulls in N’Delta Creeks

EFCC Opens Case against Fayose’s Aide

Arrested Judges: Group Drags DSS, AGF to Court

Rivers at 50 is a Celebration of Liberation, Says Wike 

64 Robbery Suspects Nabbed in Ibadan

Report: Poor Funding of Budget

Economy Won’t Recover Without Fighting Corruption, Says Lai Mohammed

Okonjo-Iweala: Financial Inclusion of Women Can Raise Nigeria’s GDP By 12%

Bankers Urged to Imbibe Ethics, Professionalism

NB Plc Records Decline in Profit, Declares N7.9bn Interim Dividend

TEF Holds Entreprenuerial Forum

Stockbrokers Task FG on Economic Recovery, Development

NCC Tennis League Returns with Coca-Cola Support

Controversy Trails NCAT Failed Aircraft Contract

Maafa Exhumes The Ghost of Slavery

NGO Empowers Members to Reach out to the Less-Privileged

Workers Threaten Showdown With FG over Planned Airport Concession

Nigeria, Seven Others to Make Special Policies on Micro-insurance

Next Titan Unveils Season 3 Top 16 Contestants

Management Fastrack to Promote Best Work Place Attitude

Niger Partners Chevron, Others to Boost Rice Production

‘Why African Players Must Emulate Toriola’

October Rain Comes with Surprises

NAAPE Urges FG to Empower Domestic Carriers to Operate International Routes

Stakeholders Commend ACI-Africa for Recognising Nigeria

‘Affordable Housing is Attainable through Holistic Gov’t Intervention’

Celebrities Storm Cruise and Chillz Second Edition

Seven Arrests over Violence at West Ham

Dancehall Star, JKL4Real Teams up with 2Baba, MI

Penitent Mourinho Humbled by Man Utd Fans Support


Thursday 27th October 2016

Kogi Politicians Should Let Bello Work

Hausa Domination of Nigeria is a Myth

Anyanwu’s Free-kick Goal Sends AS Racine into S’final

Witness Tells Court How Metuh Spent Personal Fund on PDP Publicity

Court Adjourns Odili’s Libel Suit Against Peterside to Nov. 29

Again, Appeal Court Dismisses Saraki’s Appeal

MDGs: Sokoto Disburses N31m to 775 Beneficiaries

Recession: Agric Bank to Assist Farmers, Youths with Loans

Buhari Says Oil Industry Remains‎ Critical to Getting out of Recession

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

FG to Spend 61% of External Borrowing on Power, Rail, Other Infrastructure Projects

..Releases N25bn for Social Intervention Programme

Ijaw Women Besiege Court, Want EFCC to Unfreeze Mrs Jonathan’s Account

Discos: No Plan to Raise Electricity Tariffs

Ondo PDP Guber Ticket Divides Sheriff’s Camp

FG Appeals to Foreign Airlines Not to Suspend Operations

Presidency Unperturbed by Nigeria’s Ranking in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report

Sizeable Number of Missing Soldiers Back to Base, Army Insists

Senate Decries Obsolate Equipment at Population Commission

Segun Oni: If I Were a Supreme Court Judge, Amaechi Would Have Been Arrested

Group Threatens to Occupy S’Court if Arrested Judges Do Not Step Down

Senate C’ttee Uncovers 1,691 Contracts’ Scam, 22 Illegal Accounts Operated by NDDC

They Want Fani Kayode Dead, Wife Cries out

House: Failure to Constitute Boards of Parastatals Hurting Economy

APC: We will Not Implode

Clinton: Okereke-Onyiuke Urges Women to Rule the World

Relief for Discos as Senate Bill Reduces Remittance Charge by 20 %

Attah: Proposed Amendment of NLNG Act will Erode Business Profitability

Amaechi: No Going Back on Railway Concession

National Health Act: NMA Threatens FG with Court Action

NUPENG Gives FG 21-day Ultimatum to Halt Mass Sack by Oil Firms

Probe Amnesty Office, Ex-Militants Urge Buhari, Threaten Protest over Non-payment of Stipends

First Surviving Twin in Ohafia Dies at 94

Emefiele Wife’s Kidnap: Family, Community Lament Abandonment of Man Shot Dead During Rescue

Witness Tells Court How Ex-NIMASA DG Secured Two Years Rent in Banana Island

Police Arrest 35-year-old Man for Raping Girl

El-Rufai Charges IG to Nip Insecurity, Crime in Bud

Police Arrest Banker over Assassination Attempt on Husband

Recession: Saraki Urges Nigerians in Diaspora to Support FG

Oshiomole: We Must End Tradition of Electing Celebrated Politicians

Rivers Chief Judge Withdraws from Flag-Amachree’s Murder Trial

South Korea Military Expresses Interest to Partner Nigerian Armed Forces in Counter Insurgency

Rivers Expends N90bn on Road Infrastructure

Remembering Ken Saro Wiwa Jnr

House Invites IG over Killing of 3SC Player, Others

Algeria Contacts Troussier as Doubts Surround Courbis

Falcons Vow to Boycott AWCON

Over 200 Schools in Lagos Set for Heritage Bank Skoolympics

DAAR, Sun, Vanguard, Five Others in Q’finals

Klitschko Wants to Fight Joshua in ‘March or April’

Mourinho Loathes Living Alone in Manchester

Nigeria Hits Final in Mixed Doubles

NLO Super 8: My People FC Devour Bida Lions 3-1

Mata Fires Man Utd into EFL Q’finals

Amaechi as Test of Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War

A Mother’s Agony

How Rot in Lagos PHCs Fuel Maternal, Newborn Deaths

Poll: Nigerians Seek Govt Intervention to Regulate House Rent

Dozie Joins Women’s World Banking Board of Trustees

Naira Depreciates to N460/$ on Parallel Market

Shareholders Approve Jaiz Bank’s Bid to List on NSE

Stanbic IBTC Restates Commitment to Agriculture

Cybercrimes: FG Begins Fresh Moves to Curb N78bn Annual Losses

Healthcare: Demonstrating Commitment to the Nigerian People

Customers Want Banks to Establish More ATM Galleria

Understanding Affective Disorder

NIPOST Faults Capital Market Registrars’ Oper

Nigeria is Safe for Investment, Minister Insists

Over 500,000 Africans Trained on Digital Skills, Says Google

Stakeholders Hail FG’s Nomination of Umo as Ambassador

Yudala Excites Abuja Customers with Zero Gravity

IDL Rewards Trade Partners with N29 Million

StarTimes Assures Customers of Better Signal Coverage

Konga Inaugurates Warehousing Infrastructure Project

Mira Technologies Boosts Productivity in Healthcare

Bauchi to Clamp Down on Illegal Miners

Kwara Threatens Showdown with Tax Defaulters

NBC Rekindles Hope via Campus Recruitment Drive

Sokoto to Administer 3.6m Doses of Anti-Malaria Drugs

‘There’s a Conspiracy to Humiliate the Judiciary’

USAID Donates 4.5 Million Mosquito Bed Nets to Oyo State

Okafor: Why There is Crisis in APGA

NGO Sensitises 2,000 Female Civil Servants on Cancer

Igboko: Solid Minerals Key to Boosting Abia’s Internal Revenue

CDC Urges Nigerians to Support Children with Special Needs

Recession: Beyond the Tragedy and Pain

Experts Warn Women against Cosmetics, Foods, Drinks

Ondo Poll: Coalition Tasks INEC to Defend Democracy, Insists on S’Court Judgment on PDP Candidate

Wilmots Rejects Algeria Job, Frenchman Courbis Now Favourite

Heritage Bank Targets New Stars with Skoolimpics

Oshewa Dominates NNPC/Chevron Tennis Masters

NFF AGA Fixed for November 13 in Uyo

Brazil Legend Carlos Alberto Dies at 72

NCC Tennis League Returns with Coca Cola Support

Ogunbote Unavailable, 3SC Warns Clubs to Keep off

Fernando Alonso: Still Formula 1’s Gold Standard

Obi’s Ideology and the Debate After

I Disagree There’s Demonism in Aso Rock

Tuesday 25th October 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

KPMG Survey Shows 42% of Customers Use Online Banking Platforms

Nigerian Stock Exchange Lists Shares of The Initiates Plc

Executive versus Judiciary: The Politics, the Dilemma

Buhari Seeks Approval for $30bn Foreign Borrowing, N180bn Budget Virement

China Fine-tunes Oil Deals with FG, Seeks Sovereign Guarantee on Investments

Jonathan: Dasuki Did Not Steal $2.2bn

N’Delta Avengers Resumes Hostilities, Bombs Chevron Export Pipeline

Time for Harvest of Ideas

IMF: Delayed Response by Nigeria Hinders Economic Recovery in Africa

N’Delta Governors, Others Demand Review of Amnesty Programme

MTN Shrugs off Nigerian Woes, Shares Rise 5.34%

Another Nominee, NERC Chairman-designate, Rejects Buhari’s Appointment

NEC Orders NAFDAC, SON, Others to Stop Importation of Poisonous Foods

Fani-Kayode Must Not Die in Detention, PDP Warns EFCC

PDP Crisis: Sherif’s Faction Threatens Fresh Suit against Makarfi Group

APC May Implode Before 2019, Warns Deputy Spokesman

NDPHC Resumes Stalled Privatisation Exercise with Three Power Plants

IEA: OPEC’s Output Cut May Quicken Re-balance of Oil Market

House Kicks against Privatisation of Railway Lines, without Due Process

Senate Calls for Re-introduction of Toll Gates

Abia Executive, Judiciary on Collision Path as CJ Warns Governor

EFCC Gives Reason for Abati’s Arrest

Amosun Seeks Special Status for Ogun

Fayose: FG Tacitly Supporting Herdsmen to Repeat Agatu Massacre in Ekiti

Oil Theft: Court Refuses to Bar Journalists from Covering FG’s Suit against Total

Burutai to Be Honoured as Army Chief of the Decade

LASG to Constitute Economic Management Team

Alamieyeseigha’s Widow Speaks on How PDP Conspired, Killed Her Husband

Kaduna Killings: Community Leaders Sign Peace Pact

New Group Emerges for Promotion of Yoruba Interests

Wrothams Windsor Launches Housing Projects in Nigeria

Ikanya Denies Being Awarded Tompolo’s Surveillance Contract

The Sea of Sameness

Teacher Arrested for Forcing Teenager to Engage in Oral Sex

Lagos Taskforce Raids Azazi’s House, Arrests Eight Alleged Prostitutes

Police Nab Five Suspects for N8.5m Fraud

Troops Arrest Another Nine Suspected Boko Haram Collaborators

FCT Police Quiz Suspected Wonder Bank Operator

Ondo: Couple, Two Others Arrested for Alleged Child Trafficking

JOHESU Shuts down FMC Owerri, Health Minister Blamed for Crisis

  FG, World Bank to Collaborate on Developing Coastal Areas

Ayade Makes 1,106 New Appointments

Welfare of Nigerians Paramount to National Assembly, Says Saraki

NMA to Stage Protest March Today over Non-implementation of National Health Act

Abdulmumin: House Ethics Committee Insists Proceedings were Fair

From Bindow with Love

Facelift for Education in Bayelsa

Currency-in-circulation Rises to N1.794 Trillion

Investors Stake N82.4tr on Currencies, Fixed Income Securities in 9 Months

GTBank Gets FX Revaluation Boost

Ekpo: Nigeria Requires Urgent Structural Reforms

Nigeria Maintains 169th Position in W’Bank ‘Ease of Doing Business’

As Baru Leads Renewed Oil Search in Inland Basins


Buhari Launches Campaign to End Violence against Children by 2030

Fani-Kayode Must Not Die In Detention, PDP Warns EFCC

All Nigerians are Corrupt – Ajimobi

DSS Raids: Managing Fallout May be More Challenging than Actual Raids

Monday, October 24, 2016

Presidency, NJC Standoff Continues as Council Sets up Ethics Committee

APC Accepts Responsibility for Economic Hardship in the Country

NNPC: Sale of Petrol at N145 is No Longer Sustainable, Product is Subsidised

VFS: US, UK are Most Travelled Destinations by Nigerians

Oshiomhole: I Don’t Care If Obaseki Betrays Me

FG Appoints Okhiria, MD of Nigeria Railway Corporation

Buhari to Issue Executive Order on Transparency

Senate Probe: CBN Orders Banks to Suspend Payment of MTN Dividends

Africa Initiative for Governance Announces Jega First Fellow

EFCC Arrests Ex-FCT Minister, Mohammed, Reuben Abati

At N2.01tn, FAAC Disbursements Slump by 30% in First Half of 2016

Nigeria, EU to Begin Talks on Sending Economic Migrants Home

Enelamah Unveils Diversification, Growth Master Plan

Nigeria Needs N222bn to Conduct 2018 National Census

Ondo: Ibrahim Tried to Compromise Our Officials, Says INEC

Fani-Kayode Slumps in EFCC Custody

Corruption: NMA Calls on FG, Presidency to Beam Searchlight on Health Agencies

SFU Arrests Suspect for Attempting to Defraud Otedola, Tinubu

Lagos Docks Oniba’s Kidnappers as Judge Remands Suspects in Prison

Benin-Lagos Highway Shutdown over Market Women Protest

Delta Community Protest Herdsmen Invasion, Killings

Senate Vows to Probe $420m Global Donation to Fight Polio in Nigeria

Terrorism: France Sees Nigeria as Key Ally in New Global African Policy

FCTA Banishes Herdsmen from Abuja Municipality

Saraki Seeks German, Saudi Support for North-east IDPs

Afenifere Endorses Ekiti Anti-grazing Law, Cautions Cattle Breeders against Security Threat

Jauro Proposes Plea Bargain Agreement with EFCC

Anxiety as Abuja Bound Passenger Dies at Airport

Anambra: Mea Culpa and Pope’s Plea to Nigerians

Algeria’s Mahrez in 30-man Ballon d’Or Shortlist

ITTF Rues Absence of Nigeria’s Female Team in Morocco

Ihonvbere Wins IBB Ladies Closed Championship

‘Victory over Man Utd Proves Chelsea’s Title Credentials’

Nigeria Pitch Awards to Host Winners Next Month

Kwara NUJ Inter- chapel Table Tennis Final Holds Tuesday

Med-View/NUJ Media Games 2016 Begins

Ojukwu Dominates at Etisalat Cup Play-off

Enugu Governor to Hosts Champions Rangers in Dec

Fitch Rates Access Bank’s $300m Eurobond ‘B’

FCMB Supports Internally Displaced Women in Maiduguri

H. Pierson: Effective Risk Management Necessary for Companies’ Survival

Ecobank Launches Mobile Banking App

RoSF Partners to Train 300 Widows

Zenith Bank Grows Profit to N121bn, Total Assets Hit N4.7trn

Why Repairs on Forcados Subsea Pipeline Experienced Delays

‘Nigeria’s Projected 2.5mbpd Oil Output Cannot Grow Economy’

NERC Scores Benin Disco High in Deployment of Meters

Nigeria to Drive West Africa’s Green Energy Bond

Monday 24th October 2016

Sterling Bank, Consortium to Create 20m Jobs through Solar Power Project

In Pursuit of Self-sufficiency in Rice Production

Okoroafor: Huge Investments Needed to Grow Nigeria’s Crude Production, Reserves

Nigeria Develops Broad-base Policy on Environment

Engineers Advise Buhari to Believe in Capacity of Nigerians

NMRC Reports N482m Profit in 2015

Firm Decries Unauthorised Dealing on its Land

Ifitech to Deliver 2,000 Housing Units Across Nigeria by 2017

Jagun Becomes First African Fellow of IFMA

Builders to Focus on Vocational Training at FESTAC 2016

Legally Binding Agreement Reached to Curb Ozone Depleting Substances

Lekki Gardens Repositions, Unveils new Technical Structure

Prepare Buildings in Nigeria for Possible Earthquakes, Says BCPG

AfDB Approves 570m Rand Loan to Finance Affordable Housing in South Africa

Eko Atlantic to Boost Nigeria’s FDI Drive

Umahi Inaugurates Committees on SDG Projects, Abakaliki Ring Road

Paris Climate Agreement to Enter into Force Next Month

Previs Presents Premiere Apartments as Standard for Quality in Mid-Market

‘Paris will Soon Enter into Force: Now we Need to Move the Money’

The Special Adviser’s Interview on the Judiciary Arrests

Sage Homes Launches The Palms Resort & Residences

Of Public Opinions, Debates and Perception


Empowering Businesses at the Grassroots

Police Arrest Five for Stealing N56m Pharmaceutical Products

Benin-Lagos Highway Shut Down by Protesting Market Women

1,000 Companies Default in Local Content Law in A’Ibom

NJC Inaugurates 10-man Ethics Committee‎ to Review Code of Conduct for Judges

Arase Denies Recovery of 19 Vehicles, Says Allegations Campaign of Calumny

Special Fraud Unit Arrests Suspect for Attempting to Defraud Otedola, Tinubu

Police Deny Recovering 19 SUVs from Arase

Delta Community Protests Herdsmen’s Invasion, Killings

NGOs Threaten Civil Action Over Indicted Judges

Bayelsa Communities Laud UNICEF for Water, Sanitation, Hygiene Projects

Increase Health Sector Budget – Permanent Secretary

Ekiti Employ 40 Inspectors to Monitor Illegal Structures

Buhari Meeting APC Governors

EFCC Recovers over N325m from Politicians, Individuals in North-east

6 Killed, 18 Injured in Bauchi Road Crash

Outbreak: Sokoto to Administer 3.6m Doses of Anti-malarial Drugs

Group Writes Buhari, Accuses Okorocha of Plunging Imo into Anarchy

Logistics,Manpower Big Challenges to Tackling Human Trafficking – Immigration Comptroller

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Rumblings in APC over Ambassadorial Nominees 

Ondo Guber Race: Ibrahim Accuses INEC Staff of Demanding $1m Bribe 

Access Bank Eurobond Paves Way for Nigeria Funding

FG Asks AfDB to Fast-track Budget Support Loan

Air Traffic Controllers Call for State of Emergency in Aviation

SERAP Challenges CJN to Speak out on Justice Okoro’s Allegations against Amaechi

Kano Govt Threatens to Probe Kwankwaso

NAF to Buy 10 Super Mushshak Aircraft from Pakistan

Electoral Reform Committee Seeks Memoranda from Members of Public

University Admissions: FG May Jettison Uniform Cut-off Point

Stanbic IBTC Clarifies Position  at MTN Senate Probe

MEND Accuses FG of Reneging on Agreement, Endorses Buhari, Clark Meeting

FG Warns North-east States against Misappropriation of Funds

Sanusi, Saraki, Aregbesola Suggest Ways Out of Economic Recession

Innoson Group Partners Chinese Consortium to Invest $1bn in Nigerian IT Sector

Hunters Kill Seven Boko Haram Suspects in Adamawa

In Search of Cultists, Police Shoot Three in Bayelsa

Niger Govt Seeks Approval to Borrow Another N2.5bn

World Polio Day: Group Commends Senate for Passing  Disability Bill

Olanipekun to NBA: Suspending ‘Corrupt’ Judges from the Bench

Akeredolu: Abraham will Soon Join Other APC Leaders to Win Ondo Poll

Ibeno Youths Threaten Hostility Against ExxonMobi

Fayose’s Election: Arrest and Prosecute Amaechi Now, Ekiti PDP Tells Buhari

Lawyer, Unemployed Graduate Sue FCC, FIRS over Alleged Illegal, Secret Recruitment of 370 Persons

Of Debt Financing and Economic Recovery

War on Corruption Gets Messier 

This Victory is Still Fragile!

Traffic Light Vandalism in the FCT

The Menace of Erosion in Anambra

CBN Set to Settle $270.6m FX Futures Contract This Week

London Stock Exchange Provides $26bn for African Companies in 10 Years

Experts List Measures to Address Solid Waste in Nigeria 

Digital Encode Founders Receive Georgia Honorary Award

IIM-Africa Introduces GIMC-Certification for Employees

IPI Gets Microsoft Certification, Harps on Benefits to Customers 

‘Merging Biometric Capturing with BVN will Boost  Pensioners’ Verification’

2018 WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Algeria Plots Eagles’ Downfall, Contacts Wilmots, Courbis 

NPA: LADOL Can Help FG End Forex Scarcity

Equities Market Bearish as Investors Adopt Cautious Trading

Super Sub Iheanacho Rescues City from Home Defeat

Overnight Lending Rate Crashes on Cash Inflows 

Keystone Bank, Town Planning way, Ilupeju, Lagos


French Nigerian Player Loses in Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis Final

Kachikwu and Nigeria’s Rising Profile in Global Oil Politics

Ndiaye: Nigeria Firms that Succeed Have Potential to Expand in Africa

Ajibola: Bad Loans Are Cankerworm, Disincentive to Banks’ Performance

Wema Bank, Others to Finance Refinery Construction

StanChart Promotes Internationalisation of Chinese Currency

ANAN, CPA Ireland Partner on Capacity Building

Bleak Future for Shareholders as Cadbury Records N842m Loss

Sunday 23rd October 2016

UBA Wins ‘Client Innovation’ Award

Former Ogun Governor Challenges Wealthy Nigerians on Sports Development

Med-View/NUJ Media Games 2016 Begins Today

Nigeria Players’ Union Insists Izu Joseph Was Murdered in Cold Blood

FG Asks AfDB to Fast-track Budget Support Loan

Hunters Kill 7 Members of Boko Haram in Adamawa

Native Doctor, Baby Factory Operator, Traffickers in Babies Arrested

Sokoto Govt, Nigerian Army Team Up to Establish New Schools

At Lord’s Chosen Crusade, Osinbàjo Tasks Christians on Soul-winning

Saturday, October 22, 2016

The Bloody Attack on Southern Kaduna

Women Affairs Minister’s Ominous Silence on Katsina Marriage Saga

Ondo Poll: Brickbats As Abuja Court’s Judgement Hits PDP

With 25 Years Jail, It’s End of the Road for Land Grabbers in Ogun

Remembering Dennis Odife, Capital Market Reformer, One Year After

Party Autonomy and Enforcement of Forum Clauses Under UK and Nigerian Law

The DMO and Buhari’s Job Plan

Shi’ites: The Need to Be Cautious

CJN: ‘Sting Operation’ Assault on Independence of Judiciary

Payment Default: Gencos Mull Direct Sale to Heavy Consumers

Fresh Power Tussle Threatens PDP Reconciliation

Second Time’s A Treat? Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Ex Wife, Anita, Remarries?

Class Act…Ooni of Ife Celebrates 42nd Birthday with Modesty and Élan

Cletus Ibeto Finds Love in Ifeyinwa Opara

Why China Remains Nigeria’s Friend


A’Ibom APC: Justice Okoro’s Letter to CJN Self-indicting

Recession May Not End without Farming, Says

Era of Wasteful Spending Over, Buhari Tells Universities

Mourinho Returns to Stamford Bridge as Chelsea Host United

Musa Scores First Goal in England

Messi Penalty Seals Barca Win

FG Establishes Structure for Implementing Counterterrorism Strategy

House C’tee Queries Non-Remittance of N38m

Buhari Meeting with Niger Delta Leaders May Likely Fail, Says NDA

70 Ondo Graduate Farmers Get Mimiko’s N25m Loan

Is ‘Project Buhari’ Falling off?

Analysts Express Mix Feelings about Nigeria’s Return as

Taming the Rising Consumer Price Index

Why Foreign Airlines are Leaving Nigeria

Making the Budgetary Process More Purposeful and Rancour-free

Ugwu-Oju: Proper Recognition will Boost Entrepreneurship

Awonaike: Firms Can Weather Recession by Outsourcing Non-core Functions

Analysts Back CBN’s Move to Arrest Rising Banks’ NPLs

Oil Price Forecasts Beset with Uncertainty

Benin Monarch’s Coronation as Activation Platform for Goldberg

Jumia: Redefining Online Shopping Experience in Nigeria

Senate: Probing into MTN’s Fund Repatriation Controversy

The Man Behind Slot

Still on Old Nollywood Vs. New Nollywood

Saturday 22nd October 2016

Nigeria Wasting Time without True Federalism – Tunde Bakare

CJN: Two Weeks After Judges’ Arrest, DSS Not Communicated NJC

Don’t Reopen Trans-Forcados Line or Negotiate with Clark Group’

Osinbajo, Amaechi, Others to Address Challenges Facing Transportation Growth Tomorrow

Ola Aina: Super Eagles on His Mind?

No Red Carpet for Mourinho as the ‘Special One’ Returns to Stamford Bridge

Kyrgios Dumps Rotterdam Open for NBA Celebrity Game

Joshua, Klitschko Await WBA Decision

Hamilton Honoured to Appear in CoD Game

Stars Align for Kerber in Ascent to Top Spot

Fakeye, Friends TableTennis Tourney Holds at Ikoyi Club

Friday 21st October 2016


Okonjo-Iweala Now Board Member Asian Investment Bank

Friday, October 21, 2016

NJC: NBA’s Advice to Suspend Judges Before Investigation Unacceptable

$2.1bn Arms Fund: Abuja Chief Judge Directs Dasuki Be Tried By One Judge

FG Upbeat about $1bn Eurobond to Be Issued Before End of Year

FG’s Policies, Reforms will End Nigeria’s Economic Woes, Says Osinbajo

Buhari’s Daughter  Denies  BBOG Franchise Infringement

Again Fani-Kayode Arrested on Fresh Money Laundering Charges

Budget Padding: Jibrin Withdraws Suit on Suspension, Sues Dogara, Clerk, for N1bn 

US Donates $13.5m Mosquitoes Nets to Fight Malaria in Oyo State

 Mimiko Tasks Police Over Security Aide’s Killing

PTAD, ICPC Collaborate on Fraud-free Pension Payroll

Bribery Scandal: Onu Dismisses Justice Ngwuta’s Allegation Frivolous, Unfounded

Trial of Chief of Air Force Staff, Amosu Stalled

Complement FG’s Efforts on  Education, Ambali Charges Wealthy Nigeria

Diamond Bank Partners Microsoft, HP on SMEs Empowerment

FG to Make TRCN Registration a Condition for Teachers’ Employment

Look Closely at Your Teeth

FAAN MD Emerges President of ACI-Africa

Aisha Buhari: Advice from the ‘Other Room’

Buhari, Please, Focus on the Present and Our Future

Tinubu: New Oba of Benin, True Symbol of Benin Heritage

The Great Zik Was Here… Welcome to the Revamped Premier’s Lodge

Abia University: Relocation of Faculties of Law and Humanities,  Politics Driven to  Ridiculous Level

Stakeholders Carpet NPA MD over Port Access Roads

Ugwuanyi Lauded on Zik Tourist Centre and Transport Infrastructure 

MAAN Pioneer President Unveils Book on  Arbitration 

Nigeria to Implement IOPC Fund

Nigerite Denies Importing Cocaine

Angry Much?

LG Stirs Market with OLED TV

New Lagos Baptist Church Celebrates 60 Years  

Ice Prince Zamani:My Hit Single Has Taken Me Through an Incredible Journey

Aren’t we All Internally Displaced Persons After all?

Still on First Bank’s Foibles

BMW i8 Spyder to Launch by 2018

NADDC Combats Substandard Auto Parts

Hyundai Tucson, Genesis Top Segments in J.D. Power Experience Study

Kia Wins Customer Service Award of  the Year

Web Voting Opens for NAJA Awards

18th Abuja International Motor Fair Begins on October 25

Do You Drive Blind?

What Does Tony Elumelu Want?

Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week Cocktail Party

Lagos  Socialite, Princess Toyin Kolade Loses Mom

Akin-Olugbade to be Fatai Williams’s In-law

Folorunsho Alakija’s Son, Folarin set to remarry

Wal-mart Will Worsen Nigeria’s Economic Crisis, Say Nigerian Traders 

Woman Behind LKA Fabrics

Singer Esther Alo Releases Debut Song ‘Sabi’

Makari De Suisse’s  Strategies on Counterfeits, Set to Unveil New Product

Coca-Cola Promises  Bigger Impact with Coke Studio 4

Etisalat Introduces New Tariff Plan

Joke Silva, Omosexy, Others Rock AFRIFF 2016  Launch

30 Minutes in Amsterdam’s ‘Red Light Secrets’ Museum

MTN Partners Air France, Offers 25% Airfare Discount

Nigeria Stumbles Into Q4 

FIRS Shuts Companies Over N368m Tax Debt

FCT Council Defends Power to Collect Tenement Rates

For My Mother Hajiya Zainab Musa, It Is Goodnight…

Ojukwu: A Colossus of A Missionary Goes Home 

Femi Fani-Kayode’s Life in Danger

Jim Ovia, a dandy of repute

More Kids Win Ribena Promo Prizes 

$2.1B Arms Fund: One Judge, Not 2, to Now Try Dasuki

Onaiyekan, Kukah, Obi, Others Honour Late Ojukwu

‘Ganduje Must Remove Kwankwasiyya Red Cap or Face Prosecution’

Buhari’s Daughter Replies BBOG Campaign

FG to Construct Dams in 3 Federal Universities

Thursday, October 20, 2016

NBA Asks Accused Judges to Proceed on Leave, Another Justice Indicts Amaechi

NNPC Offers Its Oil at a Discount to Regain Market Share

Nigerian Property Crash Attracts Funds Looking Beyond Recession

CBN, Heritage Bank Disburse N774m to Young Entrepreneurs

FG Seeks Private Sector Partnership to Boost Agricultural Sector

MTN Shares Hit by Report of Higher Nigeria Money Transfers

FIFA Rankings: Eagles Soar Four Places to 60th

Dream Team Players, Officials Get Share of Japanese Surgeon Reward

Siasia Flies out to Qatar for Coaching Job

Odemwingie Set to Join Bolton Wanderers

Watford Captain Says Isaac Success Has a Lot to Learn

Spanish Lopez-Perez on Course to Win 2nd Leg

Etisalat U-15: Abuja, Kwara Shine at Ilorin Play-off

Egypt’s Omar Assar Aiming for Glory in Morocco

Lagos Basketball Training Workshop Gets New Date

Europa: Man Utd Hammers Fenerbahce 4-1

Benin Kingdom Crowns New Monarch, Oba Ewuare II

Monthly Allocation Drops by N90.2bn, FG, States, LGs Share N420bn

MTN Admits Non-compliance with Extant Law on Repatriation of $13.9bn

Lufthansa: No Plan to Reduce Nigerian Flights

Jonathan Congratulates Ekwueme at 84

Mamora, Oguntade, Tallen Make Ambassadorial List

Patience Jonathan Sues SERAP, Details How She Made $15m

$406.75m Oil Theft: Absence of Judge Stalls FG’s Suit against Shell

Customs Boss Sacks 29 Senior Officers for Corruption

Power Sector Revenue Shortfall Now N809bn

Senate Laments Exit of Foreign Airlines, Asks FG to Live up to Its Responsibility

House Frowns at Non-challance of Oil Firms to N’Delta Development

Fani-Kayode Raises the Alarm over EFCC Threat to Rearrest Him

As Local Rice Production Booms, FG to End Importation in 12 Months

Buhari Meeting with N’Delta Leaders Likely to Be Flop, Says Militant Group

Bi-Courtney Excoriates FAAN Over MMA2 Concession

Abia Police Nab Three Men for Raping 11-year-old Pupil

Illegal Bunkering: Soldiers Raze Cars, Accuse Suspect of  Bribery

Suspected Robbers Kill Mimiko’s Aide

Okowa Donates 10 Security Vans to Police

EFCC Recovered N200m Looted Money in Borno

Foreign Airlines Demand Standard FX Rate

Adesoye Promises to Ensure Speedy Passage of Port and Harbour Bill

NPA to Partner Navy on Security, Safety

CDHR Calls for Probe of Customs, Smugglers Clash

Countries Urged to Ratify London Protocol

Medview Bags International Safety Certification

SAA Bans Use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones in Its Flights

What Hope for Domestic Airlines

As Mixed Feelings Trail Local Airlines’ Inclusion in FX Market

Umeofia: About $150m is Needed over Three Years for Self-sufficiency in Tomato Paste

Pushed to Inspire the Next Generation

El Rufai’s One Small Step…

‘Government Must Focus on Creating People-Oriented Policy’

The Word is Honour

Travelex Donates N1m to Save Child

Ikpeazu: Abia Equity Governor Clocks 52


Between Customs and Rice Smuggling Cartel

FTAN Prepares for Tourism Investment Forum

Auchi Honours Prominent Sons

Aisha Buhari, the Chibok Girls and the Road Ahead

Cross River Reappoints Ikechi Uko as Consultant to Carnival Calabar

Lagos State Engages Sabo Market Traders in Ikorodu

Something Instructive Happening in Eleme

Obiano, Citizens Brainstorm on Tourism

Ethiopian Wins Rising Star Carrier of the Year Award

Fidson Healthcare Shareholders Approve N75m Dividend

Facilitating Trade with National Single Window

Customs Dismisses 29 Senior Officers

Ishaku Denies Ordering Kinsmen to Attacks Tivs

Fayose inaugurates Anti-grazing Marshals

Another Arrested Judge Indicts ‎Amaechi, Accuses DSS of Planting Money in His House

FG Establishes Structure for Implementing Counter-terrorism Strategy

New Oba of Benin Crowned

Sokoto Sets Up Industrial Centre to Train Artisanal Miners

ECOWAS Condemns Terror Attacks in Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso

Buhari Consoles Saro-Wiwa Jnr’s Wife‎ on Telephone

Presidency Treats Graduate Ex-Militants to a Dinner

Northern Leaders Must Prioritise Education, Inclusiveness –Tambuwal

Trump May Not Accept Presidential Election Result

Suspected Robbers Kill Mimiko’s Convoy’s CSO

Stakeholders Differ on Benefits of UTME Results’ Validity Extension

NUC Articulates Strategies to Transform Varsity Education

Let’s Keep Nigerian Children Safe, Says Osinbajo’s Wife

NGO Decries Dearth of Female Teachers in Rural Areas

Tambuwal Approves Recruitment of 96 Science Teachers, 20 State Counsels

Registrar Urges FG to Appoint VCs as Heads of JAMB Board

Firm Unveils Video Tutorials to Boost Learning

Emefiele and the Economic Recession

Varsity Don Seeks Improved Funding of Girl-child Education

Appointment of Deans, HODs Causes Stir at AAUA

Maxy Specialty Centre: Expanding the Frontiers of Healthcare

Philips Showcases Low Cost New Innovations for Accurate Diagnosis, Treatment

Engage in Yearly Eye Examination, NOA Tells Nigerians

NNPC/Chevron Co-venture De-worms Pupils in Lagos

NAFDAC Tasks Stakeholders on National Fortification Alliance Mandate

Proswiftcare Sensitises Nigerians on Hand Washing

Anambra: Making Residents Key into NHIS

Governor Ganduje’s Emergency on Malaria

Fixing Nigeria’s Eye Disease and Blindness Prevalence

Unsafe, Substandard Clippers Cause Skin Infection, Says Dermatologist

NGO Advocates HIV Test before Marriage

Stoppage of FX Transactions on Naira Cards May Hit Banks’ Profit

Endless Fight over Land

CBN Unveils Banks With Lowest, Highest Lending Rates

Female Bankers Call for Support of FG’s Policies

GTBank Grows Profit by 59% to N120bn in Nine Months

Sterling Bank, Firm Promote Financial Inclusion

Overnight Lending Rate Falls to 20% on Reduced FX Auction

FirstBank Partners Uber Nigeria

All Set for Coronation of New Oba of Benin Today

CBN Ramps up FX Allocation to Airlines, Manufacturers, Others

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Access Bank Raises US$300m Eurobond from International Market

NIPCO Acquires ExxonMobil’s 60% Stake in Mobil Oil 

CBN to Settle 60-day FX Forward, Guarantees  LCs for Importers

Buhari’s Infantile View of Nigeria

Onah: Restructuring Won’t Break Nigeria

The Many Lies in Paden’s Book


Lessons from Lamido’s Visions

Wednesday 19th October 2016

PDP Asks FG to Probe Justice Okoro’s Allegations

Senate Hires Forensic Experts to Unravel Alleged Repatriation of $13.9 billion

RMAFC Backs FG’s $15bn Cash-for-Oil Deal with India

Buhari Meets Released Chibok Girls, Snubs BBOG Campaigners 

Ondo Poll: Undaunted PDP Presents Party’s Flag to Jegede

FEC Okays Plan to Concession Railway Rehabilitation to GE

CBN to Settle 60-day FX Forward, Guarantees LCs for Importers

Fayose: I’m not  Rattled  by Obanikoro’s  Confession

Kaduna Killings: House Calls for Declaration of State of Emergency

Ambode, Amosun Reshuffle Cabinets

Drama as NCC Nominee Dares Senate, Says It Must be Scrapped

Aircraft Operators: 47 Nigerian Airlines Have Closed Shop in 30  Years

Buhari Commiserates with Catholic over Ojukwu’s Death

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Is No7’s New Face

EFCC Seeks Cut from Recovered Loot

FG Urges Public Agencies to Patronise Local Digital Printing Solutions

Money Laundering: Fani-Kayode, Usman, Get New Trial Date

Buhari, Jonathan, Saraki, Others Mourn Saro-Wiwa Jr

Expect More Tremors, Surveyor-Generals Tells Nigerians

Anthony Okonkwo for Burial November 3

10 Northern Govs Hosted in White House, Meet Rice, Kerry in Washington 

EFCC Confirms Umahi, Chime under Investigation over Campaign Funds

Senate Bills for Protection of Whistleblowers Scale Second Reading

Soldiers Kill Seven Suspected Militants, Pirates in Niger Delta

MMA2 Concession was Transparent, Says Bi-Courtney

N8.5bn Fraud: Witness Reveals More Monetary Transactions from JTF

Dele Giwa: IPC Calls for Justice

Dasukigate: Dokpesi’s Trial Begins as Prosecution Calls First Witness

Of Aso Rock Demons and ‘the Other Room’

IJAW YOUTHS WARN There‘ll be Consequences Not Probing Izu’s Death

Injured Enosoregbe Bows Out of 2016 Lagos Governor’s Cup Tennis

Onazi Drags Lazio to FIFA over Unpaid Wages

Ganduje Sacks Kano Pillars FC Board

85-year-old Man Breaks Marathon Record

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Messi Punishes Guardiola’s Man City with Hat-trick

WORLD CUP 2018 QUALIFIER: FIFA Appoints Africa’s Best Ref to Take Charge of Nigeria, Algeria Clash

2016 GLO-CAF AWARDS: Nomination of Iheanacho, Mikel, Musa Delight Nigerians

Balele Assures Gov Masari on Katsina Utd

Ihezuo Arrives, Trains with Falconets

Provide Tax Holidays to Tech Startups, AfICTA Boss Tells African Govts

Joshua to Defend IBF Title Regardless of Klitschko Clash

Chibok Girls: UNICEF Advocates More Support to Shattered Lives.

Northern Leaders Must Prioritize Education, Inclusiveness –Tambuwal


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

In Major Pushback, Justice Okoro Alleges Amaechi, Umana Tried to Bribe Him

EFCC Set to Invite Dogara, Lasun, Others over N100bn Constituency Projects

Emirates, Kenya Airways Suspend Abuja Operations

As the Chibok Girls Return …

Uncertainty Trails New PDP Reconciliation

Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Son Dies, Wike Expresses Shock

FG Assures China on Counterpart Funding for Bilateral Agreements

Benin Crown Prince Returns from Use, Edo Govt Declares Public Holiday for Coronation

PDP Condemns EFCC’s Detention of Fani-Kayode’s Wife

Nigeria Union Confirms Two Nigerians Killed in S’Africa

House to Investigate Alleged Abduction, Marriage of 14-year-old in Katsina

Proclaim Conduct of 2018 Census Now, Senate Tasks Buhari

Witness Reveals How NIMASA Transferred N8.5bn to Military Joint Task Force

House Committee Backs Air Force in Fight against Militancy in Niger Delta

IPAC:  INEC Must Settle Jegede, Ibrahim’s Conflicting Candidatures for Ondo Poll with Wisdom 

FG: Airport Concessions Necessary ahead of 60m Passenger Target

 US to Investigate Illicit Diversion of USAID-funded Malaria Products, Funds

Again, Court Sacks Enugu Lawmakers

Senators Clash over Buhari’s Comment on His Wife

Niger Delta Dialogue with FG: Don’t Negotiate for Your Pockets, Rights Groups Warns Clark, Others

Conflicts: 10 Northern Govs in Washington, as Shettima Demands Practical Benefits

  Senate C’ttee Orders Discos, Gencos to Subject Equipment to Testing

Institute Holds Conference to Tackle Climate Change, Crises

FG to Slash Price of Decoders in Digital Broadcast Boost

Army Sentences Soldier to Prison for Brutalising 10-year-old Boy

Again, Navy Cracksdown on Oil Thieves, Illegal Refineries

13 Soldiers Wounded, Many Missing as Boko Haram Attacks Troops

Man Beats 10-year-old Son to Death in Ogun

Police Arrest 11 Suspected Kidnappers, Rescue 12 Victims 

Ijaw Youths Demand Justice in the Killing of 3SC Player, Others

Police Boss Warns SARS against Violation of Human Rights

Players’ Union Tackles Rangers, Others over Outstanding Salaries

FIFA Clears Bordeaux Star for Algeria

Enosoregbe, Other Nigerians Face Tough Opposition in 2nd Round

Leicester Maintains Unbeaten Run, Real Batters Legia

Guardiola Returns to Camp Nou against Barca’s MSN

Egypt Dares Nigeria in Morocco

Bolt, Mo Farah, Semenya Nominated for Athlete of the Year Awards

Lagos State Endorses Heritage Bank Skoolympics Project

Mbuko, 11 Female Pros Storm Equatorial Guinea Open

Super Soccer Federation Organises Seminars for Coaches

American Tycoon Buys Marseilles

Federation Cup: Adah Calls Nasarawa Utd Tough Foes

‘Premier League Not More Intense than La Liga, Bundesliga’

IMF Affirms Nigeria as Africa’s Biggest Economy

Monitor Your Foreign Currency Position Closely, CBN Directs Bank

BoI, Benue Govt Seal N2bn MSMEs Financing Agreement

Overnight Lending Rate Rises on Tight Liquidity

NSE Tasks Stakeholders to Exploit Market Data for Investment Decisions


FG Urged to Improve Efficiency in Public Sector

MTN Yet to Formally Apply for Listing on NSE

FX Gains Will Boost Banks’ Earnings, Say Analysts

‘N6 Billion Pension Contributions Still With PFAs’

NCC Arrests Six, Confiscates Hundreds of SIM Cards in Kano

Guarding against Credit Risk

Isawo Residents Cry Out for Help

Mbata: We’re Prudent in Managing the State’s Resources

Forte Oil Contends with High Financing Costs

Lawson: Digital Financial Services Will Enhance MSMEs’ Activities

‘When I Tell People I’m a Farmer, They Laugh at Me’

Unhealthy Competition among PFAs for Market Share

Tuesday 18th October 2016

There is need for Expansion of Prosecution Roles, EFCC is Overburdened, Says Lagos DPP

El-Zakzakky’s trial: Nigerians in Dispora Protest, Demand Speedy Prosecution

FG Shops for Investors, Showcases 16 Startups to IBM, Others

PDP Condemn EFCC’s  Detention of Fani-Kayode’s Wife

Oyo/Osun Customs Nets N11bn in Nine Months

Land Grabbing: Osun Farmers Storm House of Assembly

FG ‎Assures China of Readiness to Provide Counterpart Funding for Bilateral Agreements

Again, Court Sacks Enugu Reps, Orders Refund of Eemoluments

Lawmaker Wants Buhari to Declare War on Killer Herdsmen

Wike: FG Working Relentlessly to Kill PDP

Police Burst Visa Racketeering Syndicate, Arrest Suspect

Nigerian Navy Cracks Down on Crude Oil Thieves, Illegal Refineries

Sokoto Becomes First State to Initiate Bill for Right to Education

‎Judge Recuses Self from Dasuki Trial

Monday, October 17, 2016

Kachikwu: FG, India to Sign Deal on $15bn Upfront Payment for Nigerian Crude

Two Judges in EFCC Net over Bribes from Lawyers

Chibok Girls: Buhari Gives Conditions for Further Talks with Boko Haram

JTF Nabs Top Commander of N’Delta Militant Group

Mr. President, You Do Need an Economic Team

EFCC Detains Fani-Kayode’s Wife, Baby Inside Bank in Ekiti

Obanikoro Surrenders to Anti-graft Commission, Detained for Interrogation

Senate Committee Backs CBN’s Monetary Policies

Shell MD: Maxy Specialty Centre will Reverse Medical Tourism in Nigeria

Recession: Nigerian Mogul, Femi Otedola Loses $1.3bn in Value

Concerns Mount over Delay by Appeal Court to Constitute Panel on Abia North Senatorial Election

Operators Pick Holes in NCC’s 2.6GHz Spectrum Auction

Buhari Flags off N’ Assembly Seminar on Corruption Tuesday

BBOG Places Disclaimer on MOU Signed by Buhari’s Daughter

Surety Withdraws from Metuh’s Case

Economic Diversification Not Achievable without Foreign Exchange, Says Dangote

Ex-Vanguard Editor, Mideno, Launches Own News Website

Shiite Calls for Release of Members, Minors in Detention

Ese Oruru: Court Adjourns as Parents Decry Victim’s ‘Detention’

EFCC: How Ex-NIMSA Boss, Akpobolokemi Laundered N1.5bn

Alleged N40bn Fraud: FG Rearraigns Nyako, Eight Others

NCC Arrests Six, Confiscates Hundreds of Sim Cards in Kano

Police Deploy More Operatives to Delta

Lalong Pledges Amnesty for Repentant Gun Runners in Plateau

Ondo Poll: Jegede Promises to Review Status of Traditional Rulers

Buhari Congratulates Akin Mabogunje at 85

Ambode Approves N380m for Bursary, Local Scholarship Paymens

N10bn Project Fund: Bayelsa Accuses Sylva of Incitement

Islamic Devt Bank Constructs 600 Houses in Kebbi

US Expresses Confidence in Nigeria’s Fight against Corruption

Onu Tasks Entrepreneurs on Utilisation of Local Raw Materials

Women’s Groups Slam Buhari, Say His Comment on Aisha Demeaning, Derogatory

Federal University Lokoja to Honour Ocholi

SOKAPU Wants Permanent Security Formation in Southern Kaduna over Herdsmen Menace

LASG Probes Billions of Naira Lost to Sale of Govt Assets

Labour to Commence Indefinite Strike on Thursday over Deductions

Tax Debt: FIRS Shuts Lafarge, Others

APC Pushing for Another Postponement of Rivers Re-run Elections, PDP Alleges

Fayose’s Comment on Released Chibok Girls Infantile, Says Ekiti APC

Naira Extends Gain on Parallel Market as Overnight NIBOR Spikes

Fidelity Bank, Gazelle Train 500 Unemployed Youths in Kebbi

Kuru: I am Worried About Rascality of AMCON’s Obligors

NSE Index Falls 0.8% as Bears Dominate Trading

Ikeja Electric Pleads for Understanding as Darkness Hits Lagos, Ogun Communities

FG to Strengthen Textile, Garment Sector as BoI Approves N50bn Loans

Senate May Grant NEITI Access to Recovered Extractive Revenue

NNPC Pledges Improved Gas Supply to Gencos by November

FG to Assist ICT Innovator Develop Anti-plagiarism Software

OVH Energy Unveils Expansion Plans, Shuns Investment in Refineries

SON Plans to Drive MSME Growth through Standardisation

BUA Group Promises Innovation at 2016 Customer Service Week

WTO Boss Seeks Greater SMEs Presence in Export Trade

Imperatives of Sale of Nigeria’s JV Assets

Barkindo: Prospects for Crude Oil Producers Still Looks Bleak in 2017

Catapulting Nigeria into a Dairy Giant

Nigeria Has Less than 30 Welding Engineers

Shock, Anger Greet Killing of 3SC Player in Bayelsa

When You Face Arrest, Call Wike

As Bello Settles Down to Work

The Panacea for Cheap Drugs

FCT Police Chief: Dikko, Abubakar Not Wanted

Monday 17th October 2016

Quotes from Agbakoba on Judges’ Arrests

Enosoregbe Upsets No. 7 Seed in Lagos Gov Tennis 2nd Leg

‘Crackdown’ On Judicial Officers – Separating the Law from Sentiments

Real Madrid Set for 400th Match in UCL against Legia

Ranieri Urges Leicester to Raise Game

Corruption and the Nigerian Judiciary Matters Arising

Ekiti Assembly Battles the Loyalty Card

JTF Nabs Top Commander of Niger Delta Militant Group

Parents Decry Terrible State of Ese Oruru,:Child in Detention

Soldiers Shoot, Kill Footballer in Bayelsa

Buhari Gives Conditions for Talks With Boko Haram to Release Chibok Girls

Metuh’s Surety Withdraws from Case

Alleged N40b Fraud: FG Re-arraigns Nyako, 8 Others

Obanikoro Surrenders to EFCC, Detained for Interrogation

Tambuwal Approves Recruitment of 96 Science Teachers, 20 State Counsel

67 Students Make First Class Honours at Unilorin, Says VC

N6bn Pension Contributions Still with PFAs – Niger Speaker

LASG Probes Billions of Naira Lost through Sale of Govt Assets

Sultan: Traditional Leaders Determined to End Polio, Others in North

The Perfect President 

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Empowering Journalists through the IPC Safety Initiative

Rekindled Hope for Injured Children of the N’East

Furore Over the Arrest of Judges

Torrent of Emotions as Chibok Girls, Parents Reunite After Two Years Apart

Judges’ Arrest: Report from Presidency Says DSS Acted in Accordance with Law

U.S.-Nigeria Relations and the 2016 American Elections

Francesca Chiejina: Nigeria’s Rising Soprano Who’s Knocking Down Barriers

CBN Includes Airlines in Interbank Foreign Exchange Market

Shell Faces Lawsuit over Activists’ Execution

Buhari Doubles Down, Insists His Wife’s Job is to Look After Him, Belongs in the Kitchen

Herdsmen Attack Military Outpost, Kill 20 in Kaduna

Obanikoro Returns to Nigeria Today

 N’Assembly Bows to Pressure, Begins Move to Make Earnings Public

US  Unfolds Business Expansion Initiative for Nigerian Businesses, Others

FG Stops Sale of GM Foods

SMEDAN, NICON Sign MOU on Insurance Cover for SMEs

Senate Begins Debate on MTEF/FSP Tomorrow

Kalu Raises the Alarm over Plot to Transfer EFCC Case to Lagos

Okorocha Says Aisha’s Interview, President’s Response Taken out of Context

Smile Unveils 0702 4G LTE Pack, Assures Customers of Faster Connectivity 

Diamond, HP, Microsoft others Partner to Drive SMEs through ICT

Only Inclusiveness and Justice Can End Agitations, Says Ekweremadu

Wives of Slain Youth Vigilantes Get Relief Materials in Borno

Group Advocates Investment in Adolescent Girls

Sultan Makes Strong Case for Minorities in Nigeria

American Hospital Commended for Healthcare Tech Innovation

Wike Represents Nigeria’s New Generation of Leaders, Says Maku

…Evolves New Budget Financing Approach to Reliance on Federal Allocation

EPL: Isaac Success Sparks Watford to Victory over Boro

Emmanuel Keeps Mum on Sacked Cabinet

Unity Bank Introduces Unitybiz Account to Drive Sme Franchise

OPERATION BEAT ALGERIA: Work Begins on Akpabio Stadium Pitch

Glo to Mark Silver Jubilee of CAF Awards with Special Promo

Spain, Slovakia’s Stars Win Governor’s Cup Tennis 1st Leg

Joshua v Klitschko: Heavyweights ‘Agree to Fight’

Business Connexion Gets Cisco’s Universal Partner Certification 

Northern Christians, CAN Hail FG for Rescuingç

Rangers Celebrate NPFL Victory aboard a Trailer

Akeredolu: Ondo Election Would Be Tough But I’ll Win

Police Burst Visa Racketeering Syndicate, Arrest Suspect 

Ajibola, Fogli Shine at Total Charity Golf Tourney

Civil Society Groups Demand Investigation of Alleged Corruption in National Asse

Task Force Uncovers Oil Bunkers, Destroys Two Million Litres of Diesel

Customs Dismisses 17 for Drug Addiction, Certificate Forgery

 Edo, Oyo Qualify for Etisalat U-15 National Finals

Attempted Jail Break: Bauchi Prison Command Refutes Story

Amidst Fanfare, Special Olympics Nigeria Celebrates 2016 EKS Day

Ex-Commissioner’s Son, Girlfriend Die in Bayelsa Fire

Tyson Gay’s Daughter, 15, Shot Dead in Kentucky


Fayemi: Mining Will Add $27bn to Nigeria’s GDP by 2025

Moghalu Seeks Strengthening of Democratic Institutions in Africa

Shareholders Advise against Tough Sanctions on Quoted Companies

Trading Value Rises 46% as Market Records Marginal Recovery

Deconstructing CBN’s Devt Finance Initiatives

FG Urged to Take Advantage of Cotonou Port Patronage Decline

Ohuabunwa Proffers Ways Out of Economic Recession 

Group Backs FG, CBN’s Policies to Revive Economy

Another Chinese Firm Expresses Interest in Bakassi Deep Seaport, Superhighway

Customs Nabs Nigerite Officials over Undeclared Consignment

Sunday 16th October 2016


ALHAJI YOMI BOLARINWA (EX-DG, NBC) I’m a Muslim But I Have One Wife

Mavins Crew, Iyanya, Funmi Iyanda, Jimmy Jatt Gather at the Temple

MTN ‘Project Fame’ Winner Holds Thanksgiving

Jubilation as Ooni Wears Aare Crown for First Time

Ex-Deputy Governor, Industrialist Want FG to Fund Agric Investment in Varsities

Fire Guts 94 Shops in Yaba Market, Destroys Several Goods

World Food Day: NGO Urges FG to Implement Maputo, Malabo Declarations

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Like a Thief in the Night

Justice Adeniyi Ademola: I Signed Confessional Statement at Gunpoint

Ondo 2016: Uncertainty Mounts over PDP’s Candidate as Party, INEC Differ

Food, Energy Prices Push Inflation Further to 17.9%

114 Chibok Girls Feared Dead, Married off or Radicalised, Sources Claim

Military Expresses Support for Political Decision on Chibok Girls

Despite Recession, Business is Good in Nigeria, Says US Firm

NTNU to Offer 50% Discount to Deported Nigerian Students

Buhari Visits Hospitalised General in Berlin Hospital

Saraki Writes New UN Scribe, Hails His Emergence

Police Kick as Shiites, Youths Clash Again

FG Urged to Open up Education Sector for Foreign, Domestic Investors

Unilever Committed to the Growth of the Nigerian Economy

Maku: Wike Represents Nigeria’s New Generation of Leaders

Witnesses: How Jang Diverted SUBEB’s N3billion, Sold State’s Property

Recession: Allow FG’s Efforts Yield Results, Group Tells Detractors

Beyond The Chibok Schoolgirls

Edo Poll: Indigenes Protest in Abuja over INEC Complexity

Oyo Council Nominates CBN Chief for 2019 Guber Race

Oba of Epe Commends Ambode’s Vision to Make Lagos Tourist Centre

Bauchi Gov Signs 7 Bills into Laws, Calls for Cooperation among 3 Arms

Olojo Festival Gains Momentum in Ile Ife

Glitzy Moments with Adetola Juyitan

Bob Dylan’s Controversial Nobel Prize in Literature

The Arbitration Blurs Truth

Lagos and the Special Status Question

Chibok Girls Release and Fayose’s Unfortunate Partisanship

As Ondo APC Primary Election Crisis Eases

Ondo Poll: Parties Step Up Strategies with Choice of Running Mates

As Reactions Continue on Judges’ Arrest

Nwabueze, Igbo Elders on Buhari and the State of the Nation

The Intrigues, Twists and Turns to Freedom for 21 Chibok Girls

Governor Wike Stands With the Rule of Law

Again, Ambode Deepens Community Spirit at Town Hall Meeting

A Governor’s Finest Hour Austin Tam-George

Why APC Big Shots are After Governor Abubakar

When Lawmakers Renewed Bond with Constituents

Loosening the Burden of History: Transition and Installation of Ooni of Ife and the Claim of Oore of Otun-Ekiti

Recession: Saraki Writes Buhari, Asks President to Pick Date to Address Parliament

Abubakar: Unity, Collective Action, Solutions to Nigeria’s Challenges

2 Kenyans Emerge Overall Winners of CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2016

NCC Increases Int’l Termination Rate to N24.40

Troops Intercept, Kill Suicide Bomber in Adamawa

Lagos NUJ Holds Colloquium

Militants Blast Another NPDC Trunkline in Delta

Gowon: ‘Nigeria Currently Walking in the Wilderness’

Medbridge Consortium, Ministry of Health, Announce First Healthcare Simulation Conference in Nigeria

Tee Mac, Dokubo, Monalisa Storm Owerri for 2016 N’Delta Devt Forum

UN Scribe Hails Release of 21 Abducted Chibok Girls

Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award to Hold Nov 18

Not Just another Art House Next Door

In Line with Analysts’ Projections, Pace of Inflation Increase Further Reduced in September

A Revealing Tour of Naval Formations

Objective Vs Means: Case of PMB’s Containment of Corruption and Foreign Policy Implications

As FAAN’s Political Appointees Come Under Ministerial Axe…

From Nigerian Economic Summit, a Path to Development

Mikel, Musa, Iheanacho Battle Mahrez, Slimani, others for CAF African Footballer Award

Onwujiobi: Recession Will Not Last for Long

Conte Praises Moses after Chelsea Thump Leicester

Inside Oguntokun’s Theatre Republic

Premier League: City, Spurs Stumble; Arsenal Win

Dangote Foundation Multi-billion Naira Micro Grants Target 1m Vulnerable Women

United by Creativity

Murray in Shanghai Masters Final, Djokovic Crashes Out

Nigeria’s Oil Production Fluctuates as Global Price Rises

Madumere: Experiential Will Redefine the Marketing Communications Industry

High Hopes on CBN’s Planned Fine-tuning of Forex Policy

Foray into Fresh Hyper-Realistic Paintings


Premiere of 93 Days at The Rock Cathedral

Home Inspiration Sets Pace Again

Glo Drives Value as It Partners PenCom on World Pension Summit

Asiwaju Tinubu: The Limits of Political Influence

Joseph Ogundu: I Have the Capacity to Turn Nigeria’s Automobile Industry Around

Turn Your Body Into A Fat-Burning Furnace

The Importance Of Hormones in Your Body

Friday, October 14, 2016

Lanre Adisa: Dreaming Beyond the Present

Williams: How We Changed Nigeria’s Soft Drinks Market with Big Cola

Enough of Rhetoric about Our Sliding Economy

Aisha Buhari’s Public Criticism of Husband Gets a Pushback

Buhari: Negotiations to Free Remaining Chibok Girls Ongoing

Court Restrains NPDC, NNPC from Terminating Agreement with Atlantic Energy

EFCC Prosecution: FCTA Suspends 13 Officers

CBN Approves Special FX Window for Airline Operators, Manufacturers

Shiite Accuses Kaduna State Govt of Incitement, Religious Cleansing

Enugu Demands Refund of N22.8bn Spent on Federal Roads

Police Investigate Irish for Deliberately Infecting Girls with HIV in Lagos

N2.6bn Fraud: How Ex-NIMASA Boss, Acquired a Bulletproof Car

Gunmen Snatch Cross River Deputy Governor’s Pilot Car

RECESSION: Leaders Must Rise Above Personal Interests, Counsels Ambode

Police Promote Fadairo, 3 Others to AIG

NDDC Achieves Up-to-date Accounts, Operational Manuals

Delta Oil and Gas Stakeholders Warn of Anarchy Over DESOPADEC

Dozie Owerri Clears Douglas Road Waste Dump

Onaiyekan Lauds FG Over Release of 21 Chibok Girls

Diamond Bank Rewards S’South Customers with Car, N25m

FG to Launch New Devt Bank, Says Buhari

Sheriff, Makarfi Seek Support for New PDP Peace Initiatives

Edo Guber: We’ll not File Petition at the Tribunal, Says Labour Party

Abang Declares Jimoh Ibrahim PDP Candidate for Ondo Guber Poll

Lagos,Osun Partner on Cultural Renaissance Initiative

DSS Invites Justice Dimgba over Petition

Claims, Counter Claims Trail Alleged Bombing of NPDC Pipeline in Delta

Local Content: Court Dismisses ARCO’s Suit against AGIP

Police Arrest Benue State Civil Servants for N12m Fraud

Hyundai Motor Global Brand Value Continues to Grow

Land Rover Reveals New Discovery

Ford Performance Packs EcoBoost Mustang with Near-V8 Power

18th Abuja International Motor Fair Holds October 25-November 1

Speed Limiter Enforcement; Six Days Post Motem

Unpadding the Budget

NCS Impounds N1.9 bn Contrabands, Records 231 Seizures in Zone C

NPA Dislodges Policemen Using Containers as Abode in Port

Amaechi: Nigeria’s ISPS Code Compliance Level Now 79.3 %

SOAN Puts Nigerian Ship Owners Issues on Front Burner at Commonwealth Roundtable

Ship Builder Performs Naming Ceremonies for 2 Russian Vessels Saturday

Tribute to Captain Thomas Sankara

Olusegun Mimiko: Celebrating the Iroko at 62

Lanre Da-Silva’s Winning Streaks

USA Doles Out $92.73m to Reduce Poverty in Nigeria

Ooni of Ife celebrates Birthday

Bola Shagaya’s Birthday Devoid of Fanfare

Modupe Ozolua’s New Passion

Benjamin, Quits Bacherlorhood

John Paden’s Book on Buhari and His Dirty Little Lies

Celebrating Ogah’s ‘Arrest’, a New Low in Abia’s Dirty Politics

Hope Rekindled for Launch November 24

Youth Restiveness in the Niger Delta: The Way Forward

Tinubu Hails Buhari over Release of 21 Chibok Girls

My ​Thoughts on Made in Nigeria

Haba! Sahara Reporters

Okorocha and the Imo Debacle

UAC Foods Unveils New Brand Sausage Roll – Gala Mega

Expert Charges FG on Value for Money


Ademola Adesina: The Man Who Saw Red In Morocco

City Hope to Return to Winning Ways with Everton Visit

International Pairs: Esosa, Erhabor Win, to Represent Nigeria in Spain

Fans Crave FG’s Attention for Rugby

Oyenike Michael Ibru: I Hawked ‘Tin Tomatoes’ for Michael Ibru

Friday 14th October 2016

Firm Introduces Alternative Fuel for Car, Generator

Dufil Announces 2016 Independence Heroes

Oyekan Committed to Grassroots Sports Development

Rotary Reaches Out to Lagos Kidney Dialysis Centre

Access Bank, Airtel Partner Yudala to Launch YUBOSS Scheme

Hill Reflects on Career, Senna, Fight with Schumacher

Euro Global Introduces New Variant

Gunmen Snatch Deputy Governor’s Pilot Car in Calabar

Donald Trump is Running out of Ways to Win

Militants Claim Breaching Delivery Line in Delta

EFCC, Police Investigate Use of Ecological Fund

Buhari Responds to Wife’s Interview:

Police Commission Approves Promotion of 4 to AIG

Ministry Hands over Suspects to EFCC

Boko Haram: 19 Northern Governors to Visit US for Peace Symposium

Haastrup: Inconsistencies in Govt Policies Destroying Maritime Sector

Anchor Insurance to Launch Loss of Employment Scheme

As Nigeria Loses Its Air Traffic Hub Status

$3 Billion Nigeria Bound Rice Stuck in Benin Republic

Okowa: Delta State Not Abandoning Oil through Diversification

NESREA: Regulations Not Meant to Stifle‎ Businesses

FAAN Moves to End Incessant Power Outages at MMIA

Rwand Air Introduces Newly Acquired Aircraft to Lagos Route

Peacock Travels Fetes 550 Partners

NAMA Saves N1.5bn by Engaging Indigenous Engineers

I’ll Only Stand with Buhari in 2019 If – Aisha Buhari

Thursday, October 13, 2016

In a Cash-for-Girls Deal, Govt Celebrates Return of 21 Chibok Girls

NJC: No Judge Can be Invited by DSS Without Due Process

In Clinton And Jegede We Trust

Senate Outlaws Post-UTME, Validates Admissions for Three Years

At N463/$, Improved FX Liquidity Strengthens Naira on Parallel Market 

  $1.1bn Malabu Oil Deal: Investigations are Ongoing, Says AGF

   Supreme Court Reserves Judgment in Nyako’s Appeal for Reinstatement as Governor Tobi Soniyi in Abuja 
 The Supreme Court has reserved judgment in an appeal filed by a former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd), seeking to be reinstat

FG Okays $500m Industrial Port for Modandola Group

Fayose: Boko Haram’s Release of  Chibok Girls Diversionary

Papa Adewumi Olufuyi Otudeko Dies at 87

Uber Booms in Nigeria, Eyes Expansion to French-speaking W’African Countries

Expert Chides FG’s Economic Management Team

Iran Condemns Attacks on Nigerian Shiites

FG to Boost Foreign Borrowing in 2017 to Fund Budget

Ondo Election will Be Tough, Admit Oyegun, Akeredolu 

Forte Oil Records N3 Billion Profit After Tax in Nine Months

Stakeholders Advocate Increased Technical Competence to Drive Business Growth

Illegal Transfer of $13.9bn: MTN, Enelamah, Others Appear before Senate Committee October 20

Reflect Federal Character in Appointments, House Urges FG

 FG to Introduce Financial Rewards for Innovative MDAs, Staff

Katsina Emirate Denies Forceful Conversion of Christian Girl

Emir Sanusi to Chair Sultan of Sokoto’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

IndustriAll Seeks Action against Precarious Work Conditions

FG Flags-off Independent Power Supply to 40 Federal Universities

Uniport Hosts First Edition of Glo Campus Storm

Katsina Govt Bans Assemblies, Processions

FG Set to Commercialise FIIRO’s Therapeutic Food for IDPs

LASG: 13% of Lagos Population Can’t

FG Orders EFCC to Pay N10bn to NBC

‘Obaseki Has Nothing to Settle with Ize-Iyamu’

65 year-old Woman Robbed, Raped, Shot Dead by Armed Gang

Amid Opposition, FG Insists on Family Planning to Tackle Maternal Health

Cynthia:  Judge Closes Case of Accused Person

Herdsmen  Kill Two Policemen in Kaduna

Three Killed as Customs Clash with Police, Smugglers

Student Commits Suicide for Failing Promotion Exam

Rohr Warns Eagles to Ignore Rajevac Distraction

Emirates FA Cup Makes its Debut in Africa

NPFL: Heartland, Plateau Utd Accept LMC Sanctions

Enosoregbe Bows Out, Vows to Bounce Back in 2nd Leg

Tyson Fury Vacates Heavyweight World Titles

Lakowe to Host 2016 Total Charity Golf Tournament


‘No Standard is Too High for Me’

Why Widows Should Get Engaged Economically, Politically

Tonye Cole Urges Sustained Global Partnership as SDG Clocks One

Reaching Out to the Unbanked Population

Sustaining the Legacy of Service to Humanity

Seeking Viable Alternatives

Media Week of Fun, Honour, Glory

ASA, Nigeria’s First Sales-Focused Reality Competition Debuts

Yushau Shuaib: 47 Candles for an Iconic PR Man

RMD, Ireti Doyle, Victor Olaotan, Others Grace The Grudge’s Screening

Femi Oke Presents ‘Faultlines – The Lives of Black Women’

Brunt of Quivering Oil Price

Canon to Enhance Filming, Photography Experience in Nigeria

Akobundu Celebrates with Golf

MFM FC Appreciates Gov Ambode

Great Britain’s Heptathlete, Ennis-Hill, Retires from Athletics

Thursday 13th October 2016

FG Releases Names of Freed Chibok Girls

Shiites Accuse Kaduna State Govt of Murder, Arbitrary Arrests of Members

N’Delta: Soldiers Kill Suspected Militant in Gun Duel, Arrest 18

Osinbajo: More Chibok Girls Will Be Released in Next Few Days, Months

Police Arrest Foreign National for Deliberately Infecting Girls with HIV

FG Flags Off Independent Power Projects for Nigerian 40 Federal Varsities

Goodie Ibru Not on the Run, Says Family

Economic Diversification: ICT, Failed Promises and the New Horizon

Customs Kill Three Suspected Smugglers, Clash with Police to Evade Arrest

Recession: NSE Pushes for Local Content in Nigeria-China Infrastructure Treaty

France Seeks to Establish Presence in Sokoto – Envoy

Herdsmen Kill Two Policemen, Steal Their AK 47 Rifles

FG to Introduce Financial Rewards for Innovative MDAs, Staff

Katsina Emirate Denies Forceful Marriage, Conversion of Xtian Girl

Student Commits Suicide for Failing Promotion Examination

BBOG Lauds, Charges FG to Make Security of Remaining Girls Top Priority

Boko Haram: France Collaborated with Nigeria to Ensure Regional Stability, Says Envoy

Why Niger State’s Internally Generated Revenue is Low – Committee

Federal Govt’s Policies Will Boost ICT Sector, Says Osinbajo

Investors, Governors List Measures to Facilitate Job Creation

Minister Calls for Local Content Development in ICT

4G LTE As Game Changer Towards Achieving Broadband Target

Okonkwo: Organisations Must Invest in Security Solutions to Address Downtime

Toure Billed to Speak at Nigeria’s Investment Forum

NITDA to Showcase 16 Teams at GITEX Startup Innovation Event

Diamond, HP, Microsoft others Partner to Drive SMEs

Etisalat Boosts Customer Experience with 4G LTE

FOX Life Launches on StarTimes Nigeria

Ngige to Launch YUBOSS Scheme at Yudala Zero Gravity

African Heads of ICT Professionals Summit Holds

Turkish Airline Updates Mobile App for Nigerian Passengers

Business HiLights Online News Channel Goes Live

Maryland Mall Unveils LED Advertisement Screen

Jago Partners Lagos to Entertain School Pupils

PR Practitioners Call for Independent Body on Measurement

NISD, DFID Tasks Southwest States on Domestication Act

Nollywood Marketers Seek Corporate Sponsorship for Investiture

More Women Accuse Trump of Touching them Inappropriately

FG Confirms Release of Chibok Girls

21 Chibok Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Found

Malaria Killed 192, 284 Nigerians in 2015, Says Expert

Nigeria Losing Billions of Dollars to Malaria

Visit Hospitals at Least Four Times, MamaYe Tells Pregnant Women

NAFDAC Seizes Food, Drug Items from Ondo Stores

250,000 Nigerians are Battling Infertility, Says Senator Tejuosho

‘I Want Nigerians to Have World Class Dental Services’

Nigeria has Only 41 Orthodontists for 180 Million Citizens’

Poor Sex, Diabetes, HBP, Infertility: The Stem Cell Therapy

Fire Prevention Week: Experts Call for Separation of Auditing, Regulation Roles

Rotary Commits $8.15M Grant to End Polio in Countries in the Lake Chad Region

Okonkwo: Nigeria’s FX Policy Geared to Attract Dollar Inflow

Survey Shows Rapid Growth in Online Shopping in Nigeria

Abiru Urges Lenders to Promote Financial Literacy

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

16 Killed in Shiite, Mob Clashes, Suicide Blast in Northern Nigeria

DSS Gets More Damaging Petitions Against Embattled Judges

Nigerian Banks Have Strong Capital Buffers, CBN Insists

Ibrahim Wins NLNG $100,000 Literature Prize

Buhari to Leave for Germany on State Visit Thursday

Aside FirstBank, CBN Terminates Banks’ Dollar Sales Role to BDCs

House C’ttee Opposes Airport Concession as FAAN Sacks Directors, Others

EFCC Declares Goodie Ibru Wanted for Alleged Capital Market Fraud

Oil Prices Slump 1% as OPEC’s Output Hits Eight-month High

Senate Moves to Review Tax Laws to Enhance Investment Drive

Senate Bills Make Presidential, Governorship Debate Mandatory, Restructure Polytechnic Education

FG to Create 490,000 Jobs through Smart Farmer Scheme

Southern Governors’ Wives Pledge Loyalty to President’s Wife, Aisha

Judges’ Arrest: Buhari’s Govt Eroding Judiciary Independence, Say Fayose, Babalola

Orubebe Asks Appeal Court to Set Aside His Conviction

House Urges FG to Adopt Electronic Animal Identification System against Cattle Rustling

Property Owner Threatens National Library over N508m Debt

‘Leave Justice Odili out of Rivers Election Verdict’

NLNG Attributes Success to Enabling Act, Governance

Legislative Aides Protest Unpaid Salaries, Allowances

I’m Hale and Hearty, Not Flown Abroad, Says Okowa

Lagos to Shut 10, 427 Unregistered Private Schools

Ijaw Militants behind Lagos School Kidnap, Says LASG

Badeh: Court Adjourns Till Oct 27 for Continuation of Trial

Algerian Star, Guedioura, Engages Ighalo, Success in Mind Game

Fennec Foxes’ Serbian Coach, Rajevac, Quits

Enosoregbe Upsets No. 8 Seed, Polish Smola, Lands In Singles Q/Finals

Glo-CAF Awards Return to Abuja

Wakanow Deepens Consumer Experience with Beach Sports

Sports Minister Goofed on Giwa FC vs. LMC Matter

Special Olympics Nigeria to Commemorate 2016 EKS Day

Champions Rangers Begin Trophy Tour

Etisalat U-15 Regional Play-offs Kick off in Ibadan

Brazil Goes Top, Argentina Stunned

Messi Back in Barcelona Training

Steve Bruce Takes over Aston Villa

Aurier Praised for Saving Mali Player’s Life

FG Drums Support for Squash

Rafsanjani: Corruption’s a Serious Threat to Realisation of the SDGs

Obaseki: No Opposition Member’ll Make My Cabinet

Wednesday 12th October 2016

Overdue Process

Should PMB Replace Some Ministers Now?

Obi: Blaming Jonathan Won’t Solve the Problems

Budget Reforms: Stakeholders Proffer Public Hearings, Expenditure Tracking as Solutions

Abia Partners Turkey to Boost Local Manufacturing Capacity, Create Jobs

A Much Needed Facelift

Arrest of the Untouchables

Twelve States to Benefit from FG Water Interventions

Clinton, Trump Tied in Utah

Teachers’ Day: Giving the Profession its Pride of Place

Group Moves for Education Reform, Considers Teachers as Key

EFCC Declares Goodie Ibru Wanted Over Alleged Capital Market Fraud

Three Shiites kills, Two Policemen Sustained Injuries in Katsina

UK Varsity, MasterCard Foundation Award $27m Scholarship to African Students

Caleb VC: Why Private Varsities also Need TETFund

Group Demands Decisive Action against Corrupt Judges

20 Students Win Prizes, Scholarships at Chevron Arts Competition

Delta Stops Payment of WASSCE Fees for Students

Queen’s College Principal Vows to Rekindle Excellence as School Turns 89

Concerned Staff Decry Plan to Impose Non-qualified Candidate on Offa Poly

Lagos Builds Teachers’ Capacity on Instructional Materials

Learn Africa to Reward NECO Champions, Teachers

Kidnapped Students, Teachers Not Assaulted by Abductors – Victims

Bayelsa Teachers Divided over Continued Strike

Minor Fire Incident at Rivers Govt House Police Post

Ondo Poll: PDP, APC Pick Running Mates

Lagos to Shut 10,427 Unregistered Private Schools

Four Shiite Members Killed in Kaduna

US Drums Support for the Girl–child

Shiites Clash with Kano Youths

Family Accuses Emir of Katsina of Abducting, Forcefully Marrying a Christian Minor

Sokoto Partners UNICEF on N1.1bn Water Projects in 7 LGAs

Buhari to Leave for Germany on State Visit

Mining: FG Set to Provide Technical Assistance to States

21-year Old Undergraduate Wins Ambassador for Peace Beauty Contest

Niger Governor Suspends N400m Road Rehabilitation, Blames Reckless Truck Drivers  

Tambuwal Appoints New MD for Sokoto Investment Coy

8 Killed, 15 Imjured in Maiduguri Explosion

UN: Trump as President Would Pose Global Danger

I’m Hale and Hearty, Not Ill or Flown Abroad – Okowa

I’m Hale and Hearty, Not Ill or Flown Abroad –  Okowa

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Malami Justifies Judges’ Arrest, Insists No One’s Above the Law

Security Forces Swoop on Shiite Procession in Kaduna

GE Confirms Interest in $2bn Nigeria Railway Concession

Sex Scandal: House Exonerates Accused Lawmakers

Naira Sustains Gain on Parallel Market, Closes at N468/$

Osinbajo: Buhari’s Friends Won’t be Spared in Anti-graft War

Lagos Model School Kidnap Victims Released

US Supports Nigeria with Additional $92m to Fight Poverty

Buhari Wants Accountability Standards Raised in Public, Private Sectors

Uche Ogah Not Arrested by EFCC, Says Masters Energy

Senate Bows to Pressure, Rejects Ajasin, Izunaso as NDDC Commissioners

Edo Poll: Election Tribunal Grants PDP, Ize-Iyamu Leave to Inspect Materials

Aides Deny Okowa’s Rumoured Illness

Ambode Asks Senate to Reconsider Lagos’ Special Status

UNICEF: Shortage of  $108m, Insecurity Hamper Polio Immunisation of 41m Children 

No Approval for Visafone Spectrum Licence Transfer to MTN, NCC Insists

Suspend N309bn Bond in Power Sector Now, Senate Orders FG, NERC

Abdulmumin Writes DSS, Says Corruption Threatening National Security

PDP Launches Indigenous Twitter Handles

Local Content: Again Judge’s Absence Stalls Judgement on ARCO, Agip Case

France Launches Access to Justice Projects for IDPs

One Year After, Bayelsa Remembers Ex-governor, Alamieyeseigha

Kano APC Crisis Deepens as C’ttee Endorses Sack of Kwakwanso’s Allies

Gowon: Judges Arrest, Could be a Threat to Democracy

House Worried over NYSC Quota for Mobilisation

I will Build on Existing Achievements, Drive Economic Diversification, Says SON DG

Badeh: Court Admits Documents Showing Payments to Contractors

FG, ECOWAS Commission Strategise on Ending Extortion at Borders

Police Arrest Cops on Special Duty for Illegally Raiding Chinese Homes

18-year-old Defecates in Court to Evade Trial

Ogun Assembly Passes Bill to Curtail Kidnapping, Robbery, Land Grabbing

Five Killed in Boko Haram Attack on Borno Village

EFCC Arraigns Businessman, Onyia over N4.5m Alleged Fraud

One Injured as Soldiers, Protesting Ex-militants Clash in Bayelsa

APC Leader, Apugo, Arraigned, Remanded in Prison over N36m Land Scam

Avoiding a Disaster in Assets Sale

Group Urges Banks to Prioritise FX Allocation to Local Manufacturers

UBA, European Investment Bank Seal €60 million Investment Deal

FIRS, ECOWAS Partner to Boost Tax Administration

CBN, NERDC to Include Financial Education in School Curriculum

Mikel: Japan’s Surgeon Cheque Yet to Clear

UBA Grows Profit Before Tax to N62bn In Nine Months

Bassey Bags more FIFA, CAF Appointments

Report: Nigeria May Be Approaching Debt Trap

Dikko: Attempt to Arrest Me, Bad Publicity for Eagles

Economic Recession Dims Hopes of New Listings on NSE

Sports Award to Introduce New Innovations

Nigeria Without ‘Begging Bowls’

Ideva: Pension Assets Can Fast-track Infrastructure Devt

Williams: Govt Should Encourage Local Consumption of Made-in- Nigeria Goods


Tuesday 11th October 2016

Kidnapped Epe, Lagos Students, Teachers Released

12 Arrested in A’ Ibom for Alleged Kidnapping, Armed Robbery, Others

Staff of Public Complaints Commission Begins Strike

Local Content: Again, Judge’s Absence Stalls Judgement on Arco, Agip Case

Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Logistic Base in Sambisa Forest

Odili Slams N6bn Libel Suit against Peterside

Gunmen Abduct Romanian Engineer in Delta

World Sight Day: Kwara NUJ Partners Opthamologists to Offer Free Eye Care

Kano APC Crisis: Committee Endorses Sack of Kwakwanso’s Men

Dasuki: Group Urges FG to Comply with ECOWAS Court Ruling

Monday, October 10, 2016

How NJC Rejected DSS’ Request to Probe Judges

Police Recover N14.7m from Nine Suspected Kidnappers of CBN Gov’s Wife

FG to Spend N350bn Releases to Fund Budget

Health of Abducted Model College Student Worsens as Kidnappers Reject Ransom Offer

Buhari Hands over Two Presidential Aircraft to Nigerian Air Force

Emefiele, Adeosun Allay Concern over Disharmony between CBN, Finance Ministry

Buhari’s Letter to S’ African Authorities Dims MEND’s Hope of Okahs’ Release

Sultan Raises the Alarm over Deplorable Condtion of IDPs, Scolds Igbo Leaders of Thought

Protesters Vandalise Dangote Cement Factory in Ethiopia

Buhari: Niger Delta Situation is Complex

Saudi Energy Minister: Oil May Hit $60 Per Barrel This Year

Osinbajo: Despite Provocation, Christians Shouldn’t Seek Revenge

EFCC Arrests Ogah in Lagos

Ogbeh: Complexity in Zero-Budgeting Locks out N80bn from Economy

Customs: Ban on Rice Imports through Land Borders Still in Force

Fashola: Tariff Increase, Debt Clearance Won’t Solve Power Sector Financial Problems

Lawmaker Commences Evacuation of Huge Refuse in Owerri

Justice Oloyode: I Have No Regret Writing a Petition against Aregbesola

Reddington Hospital Appoints UK Surgeon as Group Medical Director

Shiites Alleges Police Brutality against Members in Kadunac

Judges’ Arrest: Pro-Buhari Group Tackles NBA

Addo Project Book ‘Through the Fire’ for Launch Tuesday

Ondo Primary Crisis: How APC Reached Decision to Adopt Akeredolu

152 Nigerians Voluntarily Return from Libya

Coronation: Benin Crown Prince Shifts Movement to Uzama Palace

Southern Kaduna Cries out over Fulani Persecution

Tax Waiver: Obiano Orders Principals to Refund All Illegal Levies or be Sacked

Police in Kano Ready to Deal with Any Illegal Shiite Procession

NDLEA Arrests Drug Dealers with N2.5bn Illicit Drugs

Detectives Unearth Shops with Illeagal Police Kits, Arrest Four

S’ West PDP Elders Parley in Ibadan, Seek Total Reconciliation

FCT Police Refer 36 Traffic Violators for Psychiatric Evaluation

Bayelsa Govt: NDDC Boss’ Outburst over Ongoing Projects Unnecessary

Buhari, PDP Salute Eagles over Zambia Victory

Attempt to Arrest LMC Boss, Dikko, at Abuja Airport Fails

Achimota Vows to Avenge IBB Club Match-play Drubbing

CPAN Chess: Lekki Goes Joint Tops with Pedachess

Chess Prodigy, Anwuli, Dominates at Millionaire Event in America

Eagles: A Different Game on Air Celebrating Ndola Victory

Emmanuel, Enosoregbe, Others Berth in Second Rd

Rohr’s Plaudits for Eagles

NSA, HotSports Hold Parley on This Year’s Award

Cameroun 2016: Omagbemi Invites 30 to Camp

Moody’s: Top Five Nigerian Banks Face Credit Challenges Ahead

NDIC to Extend Deposit Insurance Scheme Soon

‘NESH is Passionate About Promoting Entrepreneurship’

Stakeholders Call for Robust Companies and Allied Matters Act

Zenith Bank Donates Ultra-modern ICT Centre to UNN


The Nation’s Judiciary Under Siege

Waiting on Bello’s Commission of Inquiry

Accolades for the ‘Rascal’ at 50

Monday 10th October 2016

That Warning of Former NNPC GMDs on the Oil Industry

Paving a Pathway for Adolescent Girls

‘No Excuse for the Shameful Desecration of the Rule of Law by the DSS’

UK Urges Nigeria to Expunge Death Penalty Law

Sultan Raises the Alarm Over IDPs, Scolds Igbo Leaders

Boko Haram: Navy Commences Deployment of Troops to Lake Chad Naval Post

Don’t Go to Hostile Environment for Study, FG Tells Nigerian Students

Police Recover N14.7m from 9 Suspected Kidnappers of CBN Gov’s Wife

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Sues for Contempt Proceedings against AGF, DSS

Arrest of Judges: Federal High Court Abuja Grounded

Fashola Launches 50,000 Pre-paid Meters in Sokoto, Says Liquidity Problem Biggest Challenge in the Power Sector

Buhari: Why Niger Delta ‎Situation is More Complex

Lagos HOMS: Ambode Restructures Payment Plan to Fight Recession

Falana Asks LASG to Establish Police Service to Battle Kidnapping

CJN Says DSS’ Actions Regrettable

Letter to my Countrymen:Averting an Economic Meltdown via The Right Type of Asset Sales

Samples post

Group Calls for Nationwide Ban of Shiites, ‎Freezing of Sect’s Account

Trump Assails Bill Clinton, Vows to Jail Hillary if He Wins White House

Sunday, October 09, 2016

Investment  Experts:  Listed Nigerian Banks Trading at Huge Discounts

16th Governor’s Cup Tennis Gets Underway In Lagos 

WORLD CUP 2018 QUALIFIER: S’Eagles Breaks ‘Ambitious’ Zambia in Ndola

NFPL Wike Rewards Rivers Utd with Cash and Trip to Madrid 

CIV Sink Mali with First Half Display

Pharaohs Sink Congo to Lead Group

1960Bet Set to Revolutionize Sports Betting

NJC Meets As More Supreme Court Justices Face Imminent Arrest

Nigeria is Failing, Says Anyaoku

Fayemi Negotiates $500m Mining Investment Fund with NSIA

Nigeria Misses Out As Pope Francis Appoints 17 New Cardinals

Tension in Osun Schools over Mass Failure in WAEC Qualifying Examination

Kaduna  Government Orders Arrest, Prosecution  of Shiite Spokesman

Nigeria’s Development Bank Set to Commence as World Bank Releases $1.3bn Take-Off Fund

Oba of Benin Ascension Rites: Edaiken Arrives Eko–Ohae

FG Still Dialoguing with Niger Delta, Says Kachikwu

Olojo: Ooni Starts  Five Days Seclusion, Unveils ‘Ade Are’

Forgery: FG Has No Case against Saraki, Ekweremadu, Says PDP

FG Asks Lagos to Refund Billions of Naira Collected in Wharf Landing Fees

THISDAY Correspondent Wins PwC Media Excellence Awards

Udoma: Economic Summit will Revamp Nigerian Economy

Shell Appoints New Vice-president for Nigeria, Gabon

APC Deputy Spokesman, Timi Frank Faults Oyegun on Ondo Crisis

Report: Four-star General Earns over N20m Annually

Ofala Festival: Veritable Vehicle for Social Integration,  Says Adenuga

APC Clears Ogun LG Election

Stop Giving Insurgents Generous Publicity, Aremu Appeals to Nigerian Media

APC Set to Counter PDP’s Protest over Outcome of Edo Guber Election

Boko Haram: World Bank Donates $50m to States Affected by Insurgency

UAE Stops Issuing Visa to Nigerians

School Kidnap: Ambode Pledges to Rescue Victim Very Soon

Staff of Ajaokuta Steel Kidnapped in Kogi

Empowering Barracks’ Youths

‘How I Connived with Armed Bandits to Rob My Mother’

Politics of Hair

Domestic Debt and Market Sovereignty


Sunday 9th October 2016

Olojo: Ooni Starts 7 Days’ Seclusion, Unveils “Ade Are”

Nigeria Missing, as Pope Francis Appoints 17 New Cardinals

Results, Unmarked Exams Scripts, Others Razed in Unijos Inferno

Kaduna Government Orders Arrest and Prosecution of Shiite Spokesman

APC Chieftain Berates Senate Over Probe on IDP Funds

Wike: DSS’ Lies, Blackmail will not Lessen Thier Crime against the Judiciary

Nigeria’s Four-Star General Earns Over N20m Annually – Report

Anyaoku: Nigeria is Failing, Says Pseudo-federal Structure will Lead to Nowhere

ACJ Act: Attorney General, N’ Assembly to Adopt Written Addresses Monday

Lagos to Inject $500m into Housing Scheme

Rights Groups Back DSS over Arrest of Judges, Say Corrupt Judges Worse than Kidnappers

NCC: Broadband Penetration Now More than 20%

Lagos Earmarks Criminal Spots, Brothels in Ikoyi, VI for Crackdown

Judges’ Arrest: Judiciary Workers Union Summons Emergency Meeting

Disaster Averted as Power Surge Guts Thisday Editor’s Home

Aremu Appeals to Nigeria Media to Stop Giving Insurgents’ Activities Generous Publicity

Pressure on Trump Likely to Be Intense at Second Debate

Kidnapped BUK Lecturer Regains Freedom

DESOPADEC Budget Crisis: Dissolve Board of Commission, Face Crisis – Stakeholders Warn

PDP Slams Buhari, FG Over Arrest of Judges

Ondo North Indigenes: No Democracy Dividends In Our Area

NAHCON to Complete Pilgrims Airlift Sunday

Fire Guts Unijos Multi-Million Naira Edifice

Banks’ NPLs May Worsen with Economic Recession, Say Analysts

Depleting Oil Reserves Threaten Nigeria’s Devt Goals

Assessing AfDB’s Buffer for Nigerian Economy

Examining EU’s Call for Naira Devaluation

Striking Balance between Opportunities, Challenges in Nigeria’s Pension Industry

NCC: A Look at Danbatta’s One Year in Office

Analysing Customs’ High Revenue Generation

Saturday, October 08, 2016

‘PolCard Will Motivate Police Officers for Higher Productivity’

Okpue: No Country Has Capacity to Retain Insurance Risk 100%

Egube: Development Requirements Cannot be Met By Aid

Buhari: Decisive Military Action Still an Option in N’Delta

Sidestepping the Judicial Council, DSS Arrests 4 Judges, Recovers N362m

Economic Crisis: IMF Suggests Policy Adjustment to Boost Trade in Nigeria, Others

Cattle Grazing in The Heart of FCT

Unleash $200bn to Grow the Naira

Russia 2018: Eagles Dare Zambia in Searing Heat without Supporters

Ivory Coast Rally to Vanquish Mali

DRC Pummel Libya 4-0

EGINA UFR Project: NNPC Seeks NCDMB Collaboration to Shorten Contracting Cycle

House C’ttee Pledges Full Support for Navy, Recommends Overhaul of Naval Jetties

NCCN: Harmonise, Simplify Tax Policy at Federal, States to Boost Revenue

Ibori to Regain Freedom from UK Prison in December

Presidency Hails S’Africa’s Supreme Court Decision on Henry Okah

Establish More Cancer Centres, Abdusalami Urges FG

‘Nigeria’s Recession Self Inflicted, but Won’t Last Long,’ Says Ambakederimo

Orji Wants Opposition Parties to End Mudslinging

Delta Opens Lands & Surveys ICT Centre in Asaba

Ebie Reiterates Delta Govt’s Commitment to Teachers’ Welfare

Reverse Commercialization of FG’s Unity Schools, Lawmaker Tells Buhari

Agi Vs Ayade: IPAC Wants NJC to Probe PDP Lawyer, Others

Obi is Afraid of Me, Says Umeh

Imo People to Decide on my Successor in 2019, Says Okorocha

Tambuwal Okays N20m Grants for Islamic Schools’ Proprietors, Others

Ortom Urges Individual and Coorperate Organisation to Contribute to the Growth of Nigeria

Yobe Gov Commends Air Peace over Donation to IDPs

Gombe at 20: Dankwambo, Goje fallout over Projects

Electing APC Saved Nigeria, Says Gov Abubakar

Group Urges Kwarans to Come Together for Economic Prosperity

Agriculture Only Platform to Meet Employment Needs of Young People, Says VC Landmark University

El-Rufai, Masari Extol Acting BOI MD’s Leadership Style, Policy Implementation

Party across the Seas…As Wife Clocks 40, FCMB Boss, Ladi Balogun, Hosts Classy Shindig in London

Beware Aisha! Before Buhari’s Wife Gets Fooled by Praise-Singers on Many Projects

From Energy to Real Estate…Folorunsho Alakija Spreads Wings to Property Sector

Tinubu, Ahmed, Lawmakers Hail Withdrawal of Forgery Case against Saraki, Others

Turkish Embassy: No Nigerian Student under Custody in Turkey

Apathy Mars Ogun LG Election as PDP, LP Call for Cancellation

NAHCO Chairman, Yahyah, Resigns, Denis Hasdenteufel Takes over

Is Tony Elumelu Buying Up the National Theatre? No! He Wants to ‘Epp’ the Entertainment Industry

Despite Brexit, London Wants to Build the Largest Film Studio Facility

African Fashion Now! Cuppy and Temi Otedola’s Creative Spirit in Metropolitan London

Ooni of Ife on Why He Chose a Wife from Benin

Yet Another Reform Committee

WAEC and the Shamelessly Defaulting States

Edo Governorship Election and Its Aftermath

Lanlehin: Nigeria Needs Major Restructuring Very Quickly

Musa Saidu: Northern Leaders Are the Region’s Greatest Problem

President Buhari and Ex Millionaire Emeka Offor

Blame the Constitution and Not Past Regimes for Lack of Savings

Abia Governorship Tussle: Looking Beyond the Façade

A Functional Agency for Rivers Roads

Toward the Liberation of Nigeria

EU’s Weakening Supranational Authority: From Brexit to Hungary’s Rejection of Migration Quota

Art, the Retro Africa Way

Saturday 8th October 2016

SSS Releases Justice Ngwuta

Delta Govt Reiterates Commitment to Teachers’ Welfare

FG Firms Up Measures to Improve Jatropha Cultivation for Bio-fuels

Proposed Dialogue With Niger Delta Has Not Broken Down – Kachikwu

Buhari Congratulates Veteran Journalist, Lawrence at 80

Buhari Charges Newly Commissioned Officers to be Patriotic

Judges’ Arrest: Catholic Church Warns against Truncating Onnoghen’s CJN Chances

Recession: Stop Blaming Past Administrations, Nwabueze, Igbo Elders Tell Buhari

Shiites Reject Ban, ‎Say It’s Infringement on Rights

Presidency Hails South Africa’s Supreme Court Decision on Henry Okah

Establish More Cancer Centres, Abdusalami Tells FG

Judges’ Arrest: NJC Summons Emergency Meeting

Invasion of Homes: NBA Urged to Declare Immediate Boycott of Courts

Recession: NEPAD Boss Pledges to Re-align Mandate, Vision for Nigeria’s Development

Apprehension Over Arrest of Supreme Court Justices

DSS Operatives Invade Judges’ Homes in Abuja, Rivers, Gombe

NAHCO Chairman, Suleiman Yahyah, Bows out

Police/DSS Operatives Manhandle Wike in Failed Attempt to Abduct Federal High Court Judge

Friday, October 07, 2016

Ifeanyi Ubah: Celebrating a Philanthropist at 45

Ogbeifun: How to Make National Fleet Work

NEPC Boss Slams NIMASA for Withholding N300m Freight Levies 

“Cabotage Implementation Will Grow Nigerian Economy”

Electrical Expert Provides Fresh Insight on  Improved Power Supply

Cleric Hails Buhari for Re-introducing History in Schools 

Buhari’s Needless Electoral Committee

The Coming Realignment in Yorubaland

Economic Recession and the Insurance Industry

World Bank Study Blames Low Productivity For Poor Service Delivery

Fun as Rotary Gives Youngsters Leadership Tips 

Ariyiike Dimples: Beyonce, Serena Williams Inspired Me into Modeling By Fashion Brands

PEFTI Film Institute Inducted into LESA Hall of Honour

Rita Dominic Creates Digital Journal for Millions of Fans at TIFF

Shina Peller Unveils New Act, AirBoy

Nollywood Marketers Plan Big for First Investiture and Award

My Story: Thanni Tunde ‘I will Change this World’

Isaac Success: Writing a Success  Story  at Watford 

Sharapova: Tennis Made Example of Me

Lagos Independence 7s International Rugby Tournament Kicks off

Super Eagles on the March Again

Star Powers NFPL Final Match in a Shinning Way

Oyegun: Tinubu’s Corruption Allegation Personally Insulting, Baseless, Reckless

Ambode Revs up $2.3bn Badagry Deep Sea Port Project

Forgery Trial, Politically-induced Distraction, Say Saraki, Ekweremadu 

Recession: Emefiele Opens Talks with Chinese Investors

Kaduna State Government Outlaws El-Zakzaky’s Islamic Movement in Nigeria

Enugu Replaces Umezulike Sacked by NJC for Corruption

Coronation of New Oba of Benin Begins

Presidency Begs Niger Delta Militants to Come Out of Creeks, Embrace Amnesty Programme

Ikorodu College Kidnappers Call Parents, Demand Ransom

15 Die, 6 Rescued in Niger State Boat Mishaps

Buhari: Social Justice, Fairness Key to Nigeria’s Unity

Presidency Says Jonathan’s Allowances not Stopped 

Only God’s Judgment Shall Prevail, Declares Ayade

Barkindo: OPEC Output Cut to Spark Oil Price Rally

No Office of First Lady’ in Anambra, Claims Mrs. Obiano

Again, Edo PDP Protest INEC Declaration of Obaseki as Governor Elect

Group Demands Closure of Iranian Embassy in Nigeria

Adeosun: Infrastructure will Unlock Nigeria’s Growth

Prof Ikoku Memorial Lecture Debuts

RAF Empowers 82 with N25m, Materials

Bayelsa Settles WAEC Debt, Accuses APC of Incitement 

GLO’S TV Series Takes On Alcoholics

Niger Assembly Introduce Palliatives to Cushion Economic Recession


Cosmas Maduka’s Many Firsts 

Tunde Fowler’s Love for God

Ronke Onadeko Soars Higher

Who Wants Aliko Dangote Dead?

Tony Elumelu’s New Passion

Temitayo Ologburo’s  Exploits

Zinox Boss, Leo Stan Ekeh’s Triumph

Feeding Fat on Internally Displaced Persons

Yetunde Adeshile: My Husband Almost Passed Out While I Was in Labour

Ondo APC:  Was Tinubu Bruised?

Bayelsa State: 20 Years After, Still a Sorry Domain

Reaching Millions with Impact Book Launch

Oba Razaq Adewusi: Politics Starts from the Palace

What Causes Pains in Your Feet

Innovation and Bank Customer Satisfaction

Vice President Osinbajo: I did not ask for a job’

Oladele Olaniyan: From Being a Dispatcher, I Have Become a Managing Director

BMW i5 Ready in 2020

Flavours of Lagos at ‘One Lagos’ Food Festival

Why You Must Experience Dubai Parks and Resorts

2017 Porsche Macan Recalled to Address Oversteer Issue

No Regrets Exiting Ford Business in Nigeria, Says Briscoe

2016 Nigeria Auto Journalists Award Holds November 24

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wins Best Business Car Award

All-new Kia Rio Makes Debut in Paris Auto Show

How To Verify Speed Limiter

Bovi’s Movie Premiere  “It’s Her Day”

Friday 7th October 2016

Meet Kasi, June 12 Girl is Set to Rock the World

‘A Trip to Jamaica’ World Premiere Guests Light up Filmhouse Imax

BUK Lecturer, 2 Others Kidnapped

Kaduna State Government Outlaws Shiite Movement

Kidnappers of College VP, Students, Teachers Demand Ransom

Adamawa Govt Provides N5m for Kano Kidney Patient’s Treatment

ECOWAS Parliament: Insecurity to Top Agenda in 2017 Extraordinary Session

15 Die, 6 Rescued in Boat Mishaps in Niger State

Over 200m Girls Undergo Genital Mutilation in 30 Countries – UNICEF

Enugu Gets New Chief Judge after Sack of Umezulike

FG Steps Up Efforts to Produce Oil, Others from Jathropha Plant

Coker: Lagos is Dubai of Sub-Sahara Africa

Nigeria is Losing Grip on the Aviation Sector

FAAN MD Urges Workers to Improve Agency Revenue

Agents Laud SIFAX Group Over RoRo Terminal Efficiency

Aero Remains Shut as Mgt Fails to Meet AMCON’s Conditions

FG Agencies Cash-strapped As Operators Renege on Dollar Obligations

Maritime Sector: 56 Years of Corruption, Bad Government Policies

Liberalising Aviation through Legislation

$5bn Debt: NIMASA Appoints Consultant to Shore Up Revenue

NACAN Decries Inadequate Manpower in Aviation Sector

ABX Joins Global G.A.P

Apapa Customs Surpasses Monthly Target with N33bn Collection

Customs Generates N1bn, Intercepts 3 Bulletproof Cars at Seme Border

Abule-Egba Flyover: Lagos Denies Violating Federal Highway Regulations

Thursday, October 06, 2016

W’Bank: Only 20% of Muslims Have Access to Financial Services

CBN Unveils Guidelines for Granting Liquid Asset Status to Sukuk

NSDC Targets 1.79million Metric Tonnes of Sugar by 2023

Shareholders of PZ Cussons Approve N1.99 Billion Dividend

FG Withdraws Forgery Charges Against Saraki, Ekweremadu

Again, Buhari Hails Jonathan’s Patriotic Zeal, INEC for Success of 2015 Polls

Nigeria Needs Infrastructure, Not iPhones, Adeosun Tells Donors, Foreign Investors

Again, Dislodged Vandals Strike, Abduct Vice-Principal, Teacher, Students from Lagos School

Naira Appreciates on Parallel Market as Travelex Commences Dollar Sales to BDCs

Ijaw Youths Accuse Buhari of Freezing Jonathan’s Accounts

FG Summons Turkish Ambassador over Detention of Nigerian Students

INEC Issues Certificate of Return to Obaseki

No Leadership Change in APGA, Says Oye

House C’ttee, AGF to Collaborate on Repatriation of $458m Looted Funds

FG to Disburse N500bn for Social Intervention Programme

Osoba, Uduaghan Unveil Editors’ House, Canvass Cut in Govt Spending

Babalakin Seeks Review of Judiciary, Legal Education

SGF Shuns Investigative Hearing on N1.2bn IDP Funds

Dalung Blames In-fighting in APC on 2019 Race

Eminent Nigerians Brokered Peace between Sheriff, Makarfi

Senate Begins Probe of Mismanagement of N328bn N’Delta Amnesty Fund

FG Launches ‘Change Begins With Me’ Initiative, Partners Private Sector

No Nation Survives Religious War, Says Sultan

Tariff Increase: N’Assembly Passes Bill Imposing N500,000 Fine on Discos

London Trial: Ibori Calls for Independent Inquiry into Justice Perversion

Ghana Starts Fuel Exports to Nigeria, Others

Dasuki’s Lawyer Asks Buhari to Obey ECOWAS Court Judgment

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment in Saraki’s Suit to Set Aside CCT Ruling

Mikel: We Are Ready for Zambia Challenge

Heartland Fined N3m, Relegated

Amapakabo Not for Sale, Says Enugu Govt

PGAN Announces Partnership with BJ Promotions

StarTimes Broadcasts 200 W/Cup Qualifier Games LIVE!


How Tinubu Nominated Osinbajo

Excitement as Nordica’s First In-Vitro Baby Comes of Age

Myshayo.Com Launches First Nigeria’s Online Liquor Store

Debut of A Conscious Life

Wike Defies Recession with New Projects

Rewarding Loyalty in the Hair and Beauty Industry

Sam Adeyemi: We Need Leaders with Character, Competence

HOW to Mentor Youths in Leadership

Are We Giving up on Cancer?

Sunny Ade: Nigeria’s Music Legend Clocks 70

Peter Obi’s Basket Ideology

The Nigeria Police: A Case for ADR

Thursday 6th October 2016

MyRainbowBooks Extends Deadline for Writing Competition

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Kachikwu: Nigeria Will Soon Close $4bn Investment Deal with China

Again, CCT Chairman Refuses Saraki’s Application to Withdraw from Case

FJSC Recommends Justice Onnoghen for Appointment as CJN

Nigeria Drops to 127th Place on WEF’s Global Competitiveness Index

Otedola’s Daughters Thrill at African Arts Exhibition in London

IMF: Nigeria’s Economic Challenges Pose Risk to Other W’African Countries

Erisco Foods Threatens to Shut down Operations, May Sack 1,500 Workers

Diageo Shelves Plan to Raise Guinness Nigeria’s Stake in Tough Market

Bill Seeking Special Grant for Lagos Plunges Senate into Rowdy Session

Former Minister, Laurentia Mallam, Husband Regain Freedom

Adeosun Decries ‘Frustration’ of Nigeria’s Coal-to-Power Projects

Aviation Workers Protest over Planned Airport Concession, Disrupt Traffic

Sheriff Absent at PDP National Caucus Meeting

Nwabueze: Islamisation Agenda is Real, Says Herdsmen Menace, Part of Plot

World Teachers’ Day: NUT Threatens National Strike over Unpaid Salaries

Buhari Congratulates Banire at 50

Stop Blaming Jonathan for Recession, Fayose Tells Buhari

Bankole Calls for Stronger Trade Relations Between Nigeria, Britain

You Can’t Transplant Edo Rigging Model in Rivers, Wike Warns INEC

FG Inaugurates ‘Operation Back Home’ for IDPs Nationwide

Ondo APC Crisis: Akinyelure Lied, Says S’South Vice Chairman

Ojukutu Concerned about State of the Nation

BUA Group Appoints Yaro Managing Director of Sugar Refinery

Oduah Loses Bid to Stop Investigation of Armoured Cars Purchase

Again, Court Adjourns EFCC’s Case against Goje to November

Boko Haram Has No Base beyond Sambisa, Says Military

NFF Owns Up: We Are in Distress

Iwobi Scores Brace as Fans Mob Eagles

Taribo Warns Eagles against Dangerous Zambian Attack

ITF Gives Nigeria Eight Wild Cards for Governor’s Cup

Cameroun Legend, Song Heads to France for Treatment

NSA Salutes Enugu Rangers on NPFL Title

Nigeria’s Five Largest Banks Record Drop in Market Share

S’Africa’s FirstRand Group Eyes Undervalued Assets in Nigeria

AMCON Needs Judges’ Support to Recover Nigeria’s Assets’

Govt. Must Unlock Potential of Software Developers, Says ISPON

NCC Moves to Retrieve MTN’s N50bn Fine from Recovery Account

Stakeholders Task NITDA’s DG on Content Development

New SON DG Vows to Prosecute Peddlers of Fake Products

Benue Seeks NERC’s Licence to Build 10MW Power Plant

British High Commissioner Bullish on Nigerian Stock Market

High Marks for Telecoms

Creating Smarter Lifestyle with 4G LTE Technology

Marketing Fortunes Nosedive as Recession Bites Harder

Deepening Nigerian, Chinese Bilateral Relations

‘iSON is Setting Global Standard for BPO Business in Nigeria’

Facebook Now Available in 101 Languages, Says Zuckerberg

Intel Reiterates Commitment to Connect Women to Technology

ASUS Announces VivoBook X541, X441

IDEAS House Launches i-Impact to Deepen Brand Essence

Firm Organises Workshop to Revolutionise Export Market

Offshore West Africa to Focus on Occupational Health, Safety

Chain Reactions Announces Strategic Repositioning with 4G Model

Peak’s PECADOMO Campaign Moves to Neighborhood Markets

Promoting the Cake Industry

Rejected by Maternity Clinic, Saved by a Good Samaritan

Prosecute Unresolved Corruption Cases in the Health Sector, SERAP Tells FG

Stop Open Defecation, Indiscriminate Refuse Dump, Lagos Govt Tells Residents

‘Economic Situation Affecting Health of Nigerians’


Experts Call for Support to Achieve Healthy Timing, Spacing of Childbirths

Health Minister Advocates for Regular Checkup against Diabetes

Ajimobi Organises Health Walk in Ibadan, Charges Citizens on Cancer Control

40 Lump Cases Discovered at Amosun’s Wife’s Cancer Screening Exercise

Nigeria Perfects Strategies to Remove legal Barriers for Effective HIV/AIDS Response

God and the Nigerian Public Space

Okechukwu: Buhari Won’t Sell Profitable Assets

A Tale of Two Speeches

Wednesday 5th October 2016

Expert Calls for Long Term Investments in Healthcare Sector

INEC Chairman Declines Comments on Edo Election

New PTAD Boss Pledges to End Pensioners’ Pains

Nwabueze: Islamization Agenda is Real, Says Herdsmen’s Menace Part of Plot

Economic Recession: Stop Blaming Jonathan, Fayose Tells Buhari

$2.1bn Arms Deal: Prosecution Agrees to Consolidate Charges against Dasuki

Chevron National Arts Competition Grand Finale Holds in Asaba Thursday

‘Do Not Blame Obasanjo, Jonathan for Economic Recession’

Recession Having Negative Effect on Teachers – Niger State NUT

Be Resolute, Dogged, Accessible, Muslim Group Charges Obaseki

Violent Clash Averted In Okere-Urhobo Community in Warri

Tambuwal: Sokoto to Expand Scope of Emergency in Education

Assets Declaration: Again, Tribunal Chairman Refuses to Hands Off Saraki ‘s Case

Teachers Want Retirement Age Extended to 70 Years

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Alade: Oil Sector Exposure Constitutes 40% of Banks’ Loans

Invest in Human Capital to Boost Economic Growth, W’Bank Urges Govts

SMEDAN, NICON Sign MoU on Insurance Cover for SMEs

GSK Nigeria Completes Divestment of Drinks Bottling Business

Why Buhari Ordered Sale of Two Presidential Aircraft

FG Accuses Shell of Crude Oil Theft, Demands $406m

Hilton Signs Agreement on 350-room Hotel at Lagos Airport

Police Confirm Kidnap of Former Minister, Husband, Others in Kaduna

Citing Rights Abuse, ECOWAS Court Orders Dasuki’s Immediate Release

House Issues Seven-day Ultimatum over Nigerian Students Held in Turkey

Buhari Seeks Global Cooperation to Defeat Terrorism

Afe Babalola Writes Buhari, Says ‘Change Begins with Me’ Campaign Not Lai Mohammed’s Initiative

Party Chair Says Ex-Lagos Gov was Harsh on Him

Utomi: Buhari’s Rigid Stance on Devaluation Sent Wrong Signals to Investors

Pandemonium as Akeredolu, Abraham Supporters Clash in Akure

Kanu: IPOB Goes to ECOWAS Court for Justice

N’Assembly Summons Ngige over Alleged Greed, Abuse of Office

Again, JTF Foils Bombing of Shell’s Forcados Export Pipeline in Delta

Senate Probes Presidential Committee, Agric Ministry over Diversion of N5bn IDP Funds

Recession: NBA Calls for Review of Constitution

FG Raises the Alarm, Says Rice Smugglers Up in Arms against Economy

Lai Mohammed: Partnership with Tony Elumelu Foundation Much Needed Catalyst for Creative Industry

Ondo APC: Oyegun Ignored NWC’s Option for Political Solution, Says Akinyelure

Nigeria Secures ICAO Council Seat

Nigerian Actress, Rahama Sadau Apologises for ‘Offensive Hug’

INEC Begins Appraisal of Edo Guber Poll

Govs, Ministers, World Food Prize Winners to Open 2016 Nutritious Food Fair in Calabar

Ambode Appoints Dickson as New DG Safety Commission

Kogi ALGON Chairman, Four Others Suspended

Crisis Looms in Ekiti Assembly as Lawmakers Probe Allegations of Disloyalty

Magu: Expect More Arrests, Trials, Conviction of Corrupt Individuals

Military Says It’s Mindful of Ongoing Negotiation in N’Delta, But Warns Militants

Court Fixes Oct. 20 for Trial of Amosu, Other Air Force Chiefs

Super Eagles’ Full House Bubbles for Ndola Showdown

Niger Clash: Army Fails to Present Officers before Panel of Inquiry

Egwim to Be Sidelined for Four Months after Successful Surgery

NFF Commends LMC, Clubs, Other Stakeholders on Successful NPFL Season

Amapakabo Won’t Leave Rangers, Says Chukwu

Irukka Academy Partners PSG for Football Devt

Is Tinubu Right or Wrong?

How Bello Broke Kogi’s 12 Years Jinx

Anambra Prepares for Impending Floods

Sharapova Coming Back to Tennis at Next Roland Garros

Rigobert Song Out of Coma

Economic Consequences of War Against Corruption

Tuesday 4th October 2016

Balotelli Hits Out at Reds, AC Milan


Monday, October 03, 2016

Tinubu: How We Plotted PDP’s Ouster

Sheriff, Makarfi to Meet Jonathan, Governors on Peace Deal

Dangote: I’m Not Interested in Buying NLNG, Other National Assets

Kannywood Actress Rahma Sadua Banned After On-screen Hug

Emefiele: CBN Prioritising Price Stability to Attract Investors, Boost Growth

Following Nigeria’s Woes, S&P Downgrades MTN to Junk

Again, Power Outage Paralyses Activities at MMIA

Troops Intercept Bauchi Kidnappers, Boko Haram Terrorists

Chike-Obi Suggests Special Fund to Boost Capital Market Liquidity

Adedoja Revives PDP National Chairmanship Ambition, Visits PDI

Umahi to CAN: Check Activities of Fake Clerics

NNPC: Nigeria Needs to Produce 15bn scf/d of Gas to Industrialise Economy by 2020

Nigeria Improves in Governance Index, Ranked 36th in Africa

Rivers to Create 10, 000 Jobs Through Agriculture

Edo Election: Ize-Iyamu Contested against INEC, Fayose Insists

We’II Resist Fayose’s Membership, Ekiti APC Tells Aregbesola

EU Advises Nigeria to Devalue Naira

INTERPOL Begins Capacity Building on Cybercrime Investigation for Nigeria Police, Others

Niger Gov’s Wife: Prolonged Labour One of the Causes of VVF

FCT Minister Receives Benin, Chadian Presidents

Suspected Cultists Butcher Man to Death

2016 Ranking: UNILORIN is the First University of Choice

Police Confirm Killing of Officers in Benue

PDP Supporters Protests Outcome of Edo Guber Poll

Nigeria’s Projected Increase in Oil Output to Offset OPEC’s Proposed Cuts

Buhari: Niger Delta Militants Caused 16 System Collapses in Five Months

‘Energy Efficiency Models Can Save Nigeria 57.5% of Energy’

‘Nigeria’s Refineries More of Liabilities than Assets’

Petrol Price Stable As kerosene Scarcity Hits Marketers

Shell’s Global Campaign on Cleaner Energy Excites Youth Entrepreneurs

Dwindling Oil Revenue Forces PTDF to Speed-up In-country Scholarships

Nigerian Gas Association, Seven Energy Partner to Boost Gas Development

PTDF to Build Two Oil Sample Analysis Labs

UK, Nigerian Firms to Generate Electricity, Build Mini Refineries in Nigeria

Shell Nigeria Gas Upgrades Schools in Ogun Communities

CrestAgro Signs MoU with Cassava Farmers in Kogi

Worst Days of Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Industry

Chukwu: Rangers Will Not Disappoint in CAF Champions League

Tasks Before the Courts

Coach Amapakabo Set to Dump Rangers

CAF League Ticket: Gov Wike Congratulates Rivers Utd

APC on Familiar Path

To Sell or not to Sell that is the Question

Independence Day Golf: IBB Club Stuns Achimota 27-10

Monday 3rd October 2016

‘Hon. Jibrin’s Suspension is a Constitutional Breach’

Shell Cup MVP’s Relish Feyenoord Experience

Tinubu: How We Plotted PDP’s Downfall

Ship Owners, Operators Decry ‘Outrageous’ Port Bills

Mother Of Three kidnapped On Way To Church In Warri

Prolonged Labour a Cause of VVF -Niger Governor’s Wife

Budget Reforms: Stakeholders List Public Hearing, Expenditure Tracking, Others as Solutions

Adedoja Relives PDP National Chairmanship Ambition, Visits PDI

Ahmed May Opt for Transitional Govt in 16 Kwara Councils

Edo Election: Ize-Iyamu Contested against INEC , Fayose Insists

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Oil Marketers Want Preferential FX Rate for Petrol Extended to Aviation Fuel

Lai Mohammed: FG Established Links with Boko Haram Thrice for Exchange of Chibok Girls

Choice of Akeredolu’s Running Mate Causes Another Stir in APC

Operators   to  Uplift  Capital Market for Optimum Benefits

U.S. Invests $50m in Niger Drone Base for Counter-terrorism

Again, NLC Warns FG, Says Nigeria is Not for Sale

FG Calls for Lifting of Suspension on Nigeria’s Cocoa Exports to US Market

FG Names Nnamani Head of Electoral Reform Committee

Aregbesola, Fayose at Loggerheads over Proposed Sale of National Assets

Editors’ House for Inauguration Thursday 

Lawyer Says CCB Has Ended Controversy over Buratai’s Dubai Assets

Recession: Advocate Change of Anti-savings Constitution, Instead of Blaming Past Leaders, Akinyemi Tells Buhari

Amnesty Office Not Owing Nwuche, Says Kuku

Fashola: Consensus Building, Dedication is the Way Forward

Nigeria Remains Investment Hub in Africa, Says British Envoy

Ndume: Senate Rejects Sale of Assets but Believes in Concession

FG, Political Class Urged to Adhere to Equity, Justice

Lalong to Start Probing Jang on Thursday

AMCON Celebrates Cultural Diversity Day, Prays for Nigeria at 56

NAHCON Honours National Media Team in Mecca

Buhari Can’t Win Corruption War without Moral Rejuvenation, Says Ex-JNI Secretary General

Speed Limiting Device: FRSC Says 2,800 Commercial Vehicles Issued Tickets

Tafawa Balewa’s Family Decries Neglect by Bauchi Govt

Harvest Plus, Seed Firms to Produce 1,000mt of Seeds for Local Farmers

Cross River Not About to Lose $30m World Bank Grant 

PDP Crisis Almost Over, Says BoT Member

Obi kicks Against Titles in Churches

NFPL FINAL DAY: Egwim’s Career-ending Injury Mars Rangers Celebration of NPFL Title

WORLD CUP 2018 QUALIFIER Mikel: We’re all Ready for Chipolopolo of Zambia

Rainoil Sponsors Tennis Prodigy

Oshoala, Face of 2016 Women Fed Cup

NFL legend, Okoye, Mike Powell, Others for NIAA Convention

In The Long Run, We Are All Dead

Traffic from Hell 

Inside Elumelu’s Journey for Africa


NERC Moves to Finalise Mini-Grids’ Regulation

FG, Republic of Ireland to Partner on Agriculture, Energy

BoI, UNDP Sign $2m Agreement on Solar Energy for Off-grid Communities

Stakeholders Express Dissatisfaction over Poor Performance of Marine Insurance Sector

FRC, Uni-Abuja to Develop Framework to Cut Cost of Governance

Aigbokhan Opposes Sell of National Assets

Glo Offers Tailor-made Solutions for Pension Industry

Geepee Introduces Products for Maritime, Dredging Industries

PenCom Introduces Scheme for Artisans, Farmers

CWG Urges NOTAP to Enforce Technology Transfer Guidelines

Former Finance Minister Counsels Insurers on Consolidation, Growth 

Visa Joins US Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa

ATCON Tasks Danbatta on Counterfeit Mobile Phones

VANSO Concludes Merger with Interswitch, Creates Enhanced Platform 

CNBC Africa Launches on StarTimes Nigeria

Stakeholders Call for Transparency in Aviation Sector Devt 

BA Celebrates Nigeria @ 56 with Discounts to London, US, Canada

FAAN Expands Enugu Cargo Operations as NAHCO Gets Recertification

FG Commences Skills, Vocational Training for IDPs in Borno

FG Appoints Ibrahim Pantami as New DG of NITDA

PwC Set to Name Media Awards Winners

AES Appoints SIFAX Shipping as Agent in Nigeria, Ghana

Diamond Bank Announces Name Change for Products

The Return of Ponzi Schemes

How Edo Can Rake in $400m Annually from Wheat Plantation

Equities Market Gains 2.7% in September on Renewed Interest in Oil Stocks

Onyia: Contract Indiscipline Major Cause of Nigeria’s Power Woes

Sunday 2nd October 2016

From Luggage Economy to Knowledge Economy: Which Way Nigeria?

Bauchi Governor ‘s Critics of Dissolution of Newly Created Districts Berated

Cross River Not About to Lose $30 Million World Bank Fund

Okowa Assures of Sustenance of Job Creation Programme Despite Economic Crunch

Speed Limiting Device: 2,800 Commercial Vehicles Issued Tickets on Take-off – FRSC

Bayelsa Marks Low-key Anniversary as Dickson Challenges FG on Brass LNG, Others

Lalong to Start Probing Jang this Thursday

Guber: PDP Vows to Secure Its Vote in Ondo Poll

Osun Releases N797m as Take-off, Stabilization Funds for New LGs, LCDAs, Others

Recession: ‘We’re Waiting for Sacrifices of NASS, Govs, Others’

FG Names Ken Nnamani Head of Electoral Reforms Committee

Saudi Investments in Nigeria Too Low, Tambuwal Laments

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Buhari: I Know Things Are Difficult, But We’re Working Out Lasting Solution

How Emefiele’s Wife Was Rescued

Recession: We Cannot Continue to Lament, Says Obasanjo

Nigeria, Others Urged to Stop Criminalisation of Persons Hooked to Drugs

Obaseki’s Emergence True Reflection of Wishes of Edo People, Says PDP Reps Member

Idahosa: It’s Time to Restructure APC

Catholic Priest Slams Buhari over kidnap, killings by Herdsmen

Ayade Signs Power Purchase Agreement

Ekiti at 20: Fayose Commends Abacha, Fayemi, Others

NANS Commends Tambuwal for Payment of Scholarship for Indigenes Studying Abroad

Okorocha Offers Scholarship to 200 IDPs, Vulnerable Students in Adamawa

Varsity Don Proffers Solution to Economic Recession

Emmanuel Mourns Ex-IGP Late Etim Inyang

Edo Guber: Ochei Congulates Obaseki

Left with a Broken Heart

Petroleum Marketers, Tanker Drivers Suspend Strike in Anambra

Gana: Dumping of National Conference Report by Buhari, Most Unpatriotic

Ize-Iyamu Appeals for Calm Among Supporters

AWR Holds Executive Summit Africa in Switzerland

Over 700 Political Cases Pending in Nigerian Courts, Says IPAC

Lagos Archbishop Tasks Military to Fight Against Insurgency Effectively

The Message from The Paralympics

Nigeria@56: Govs, Others Preach Unity, Predict Brighter Future

348 Boko Haram Suspects, Including 127 Children, Released by Military

Turkey Failed Coup: We Were Treated Like Criminals, Deported Nigerian Student Reveals

Ondo: Oke Dumps APC, Declares for AD

Poverty, Trade Imbalance Led to Failure of AGOA, Says FG

Economic Recovery Policy’ll Bring Hope for Nigeria, Says ICAN

Kano Declares Tuesday Public Holiday for Islamic New Year

Africa Top 100 CEOs to Meet Filmmakers

Alumni Association Organises Health Programme for FGGC Sagamu Students

NAHCON Praises Saudi Muttawiffs Over Hajj 2016

Spurs Host City in Clash of Only Unbeaten Teams

Success Scores First Premier League Goal, Moses Shines for Chelsea

GOtv Boxing Night 9: Boxers Bid for N1.5m Cash Prize

Rainoil Sponsors Tennis Prodigy to Barcelona

Oil Majors to Defy Slower Growth in H2, Say Analysts

OPEC Exempts Nigeria from Planned Output Cuts

Aligning Fiscal Strategies for Economic Recovery

Ending Discos’ Ineptitude in Metering Consumers

August CPI Rekindles Hopes of Downward Streak in Inflation

Recession Takes Toll on Productivity

Olagunju: To Exit Recession, Nigeria Should Scale up Investment to Boost Production

Retired Gen. TY Danjuma…The Quintessential Father, Husband, Stepfather

Inside Aig Imoukhuede’s Mansion in Surrey

Royal Headache… Anxiety in Ijebu Royal Circuits as Awujale Picks Ogbeni Oja of Ijebuland

On Buhari and the Niger Delta Crisis

The Unresolved National Question

As Tension Between Tinubu and Odigie -Oyegun Bubbles to the Surface

Taraba: APC, PDP at War over Call for Governor Ishaku’s Resignation

Olabode: We Should Face Reality, Stop Celebrating Failure

Ojo Maduekwe: A Dissent

62 Candles for Mimiko

At the 71st Session of United Nations General Assembly

Between ‘Change’ Sloganeering and Real Change (1)

Yet Another Promise Kept by Ambode

Tobacco Industry Super Powers, Monopoly and Government Patronage: A Compromise of Public Health Akomas Brent

Nigeria at 56 as Foundation for the Making of a New, United and Greater Nigeria

Saturday 1st October 2016

CBN Governor’s Wife Released

Failed Coup: Turkish Government Detains 50 Nigerian Students in Istanbul

NJC Sacks Appellate Court Judge, Two Others for Corruption

NIMASA Re-awards Tompolo’s Contract to Rivers APC Chairman

Edo Governorship Election: We Were Robbed, Says PDP

Imama Amapakabo: On the Fringe of History

Spurs, City Stake Unbeaten Run at White Hart Lane

BREAKING OVERNIGHT: kidnapped Wife of CBN Governor Released

Joshua Versus Klitschko Yet to Be Finalise

Chevron Clinic Motivates Tennis Trainees

 ExxonMobil, NBA, Africare Reinstate Commitment to Power Forward

FCBESCOLA: Imparting Barcelona Football Culture to Nigerian Youths

Wakanow Set to Launch Beach Sports Series Today

GOtv Boxing Night 9: Organisers Promise Free Viewing of Rangers,  El-Kanemi Title Decider

Senate Forgery: CLO Berates FG, Says it Chases Rats While Nigeria is on Fire

Shimon Peres: A Tribute to A Great Israeli Son

The Asiwaju They Don’t Know

Dare2Dream Season3, a Night of Fresh Talent


Aquafina Elite Model Look Nigeria 2016 Finalists

Carolina Launches Herrera Confidential in Lagos

Motbensonz Celebrates 5 Years Beat of Lagos with Lifestyle Carnival

4 Cities, 7 Days, 7 Facilitators, Fashion Focus X Creative Hustle Impacts Over 1000 People

Maitama Sule Kicks Against Restructuring, Calls for Bloodless Revolution

Nigeria’s First General Auction House to Commence Operations

HASAL Microfinance Pays  Shareholders N200m Dividends 

Supreme Court: Why Faleke Can Not Step Into Audu’s Shoes

FG Wants ICAO to Combat Security Threat on Air Travel

Diamond Bank Changes Names of Products 

Stakeholders Kick over Adeosun’s Moves to Merge Customs with FIRS

“Engaging Youths in Skilful Ventures Will Reduce Tension, Restiveness in N/Delta” 

USA Provides Platform for Agribusiness Leaders, Announces 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship

Charkin Maritime Academy Takes New Cadets

Padding Palaver: Beyond the Suspension of Jibrin

All-New Jeep Compass Debuts Looking Like a Meaner Renegade

Ford Appoints Coscharis Motors Sole Representative in Nigeria

Hyundai Elantra Named in WardsAuto 10 Best User Experience List

Lexus UX Concept Introduces Hologram-Style Displays

Fatigue-the Hidden Killer (I)

FRSC Begins Enforcement of Speed Limiters, Appoints Zaki Zonal Commanding Officer

Friday, September 30, 2016

I Started Stand-up Comedy in the Church

Court Orders Total, Chevron, Others to Defend $245m Oil suit

National Assets Sale: We’ve not Learnt Our Lessons, Says Kukah

ECOWAS Court to Assist Member States in Fight Against Terrorism, Money Laundering

NNPC Targets Year-end Completion of Critical Lagos Gas Line

Help, I Need To Put On Weight

Navy Foils Militants’ Attempt to Bomb PPMC, Warri Refinery

Army Kills 7 militants, Repel Attack by Bakasi Armed Group

Naira Appreciates on Parallel Market, Closes at N475/$

HIV/AIDS Prevalence Rate Drops

 NCC Warns against Unregistered Sim Cards

Amaechi: Inyang’s Death a Great Loss

Saraki, Mark, Ekweremadu Call for Co-operation, Sober Reflection 

PDP Blasts APC, says Party Responsible Nation’s Woes

Oyegun Assures Nigerians On Economic Recovery

US Salutes Nigerians on Independence Anniversary

Tinubu: Nigeria not Where it Should Be

Glo Greets Nigeria at 56

Ekiti APC Hails Buhari 

Conoil Predicts Brighter Future for Nigerian Economy 

Chivita Celebrates with Nigeria

Abdulmumin Jibrin: A Rebel without a Cause

Godson Iheaku: I Do Not Regret Having Only Primary School Education

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