Tribune News Archive for May 2010

Sunday, May 30, 2010

New PDP national chairman to emerge in 2 weeks ––Scribe

CBN extends bailout to Nigerian airlines

FG sets up administrative panel on ministry of interior crisis

NEMA set to tackle food and nutrition crisis

Election of Onye Ndu Ndigbo of Ibadanland is final —IGA

NPL Adjusts League Fixtures

Crown Management Debunks Sack Story

Dolphins Reinforce For Kaduna Utd

Gateway Tasks NPL Board On Pitches

Pillars Are Bad Losers ––Olopade

Boska Cup Final Holds Today

Afolabi Writes off Nigeria

Striking a balance between press and judiciary

2011 election: Is Jonathan ready?

Alao-Akala’s projects speak for him

An appeal to Ekiti politicians

Curable challenges to the survival of Nigeria’s democracy



Anglican Primate urges Jonathan to address Niger Delta problems

Mimiko rues Nigeria’s educational sector, calls for electoral reform

Airlines owe NAMA N4bn since 2001

FG should criminalise electoral offences —Mimiko, Gbonigi•Oyegun, traditional rulers insist on credible polls

Democracy Day: Daniel urges Nigerians to deepen democracy

Capital project: Lagos to raise fund from capital market

Over 50% Nigerian teachers are not qualified - FG

8 civil servants arrested in Ekiti for fraud

FG returns revenue due to Cross River

2011: NANS warns IBB not to contest

Fg may abolish 7% port development levy


Ex-PHCN staff member electrocuted in Ibadan

Kwara needs N900m to assist disaster victims - Govt

Jonathan’s visit: Oyo govt orders closure of markets

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Ireoluwa, 8-month-old, needs N2m to re-position heart

Let’s discard North-South divide on presidency - Aluko

Rukayyah Saraki: Cleric slams colleagues

Fashola dares True Face of Lagos - Says probe me, and prove it

Democracy Day: Gov Aliyu commissions projects

Children should be treated with care - Cleric

Gov Dakingari declares for 2011

2011: Yuguda warns trouble makers

Rivers police kill two kidnappers, arrest four - Abia politicians behind kidnapping - Gov Orji

FG considers Iwu’s commissioner as INEC boss

Why Ibori may escape extradition

2011: Gombe dep gov denies report on Jonathan’s candidacy

Donald Duke arrested in Calabar - My position - Duke

BUDGET 2010: Jonathan, NASS on collision course

2011: It ’ll be difficult to unseat Jonathan – Jubril Aminu •Bayelsa gives him open cheque •Shekarau faults zoning arrangement

Friday, May 28, 2010

World Cup: Kia Motors Makes Branded Bus For Nigeria’s Team

Nigeria Recorded 8 Years Of Waste - Tanko Yakasai

My Advice To Women Is To Be Wary Of Men - Bukky Wright

Love In An Accident Again

Nollywood Actress’ Romance With Ex-Governor Deepens

Big Babe Denies Romance With Popular Musician

I Need A Son

Can A Male Organ Be Enlarged?

I Have Very Small Breasts

I Have Strange Symptoms

Lola Abiola-Edewor: Celebrating Birthday With The Motherless Babies

Economy: So Far, So...

Tribunal Judgment: Between Facts And Fictions

11 Years Of Democracy: Education Still In Shambles

When Will I Get Married? You Are Probing Too Much! -Caroline Okorie

Sikiru Ayinde Barrister Returns

What Artistes, Producers Will Wear To HHWA

Show of class as Amuzie Fiona becomes Most Beautiful Girl

11 Years Of Democracy: State Of Entertainment Industry

He Doesn’t Love Me

I Have Been Meeting Men From Other States

Re:My Wife Caught Her Sister And I In Bed!

‘Mum, Wife Had Few Things In Common, But Were Close’

200 Prosecuted Over Drugs Offences In Kano

Minister Warns Against Fraud In Allocation Of Houses

Nigeria Can’t Grow By Consistent Castigation Of OBJ, Past Leaders-Agagu

Shonekan Warns Politicians

Group Wants Senator Gbemisola Saraki As Kwara Gov

FSS 2020 will make Nigeria Financial Hub of Africa — Minister

Put Us On Our Toes, FRSC Commander Tells Media

Federal Legislator Beats Up Police Constable

Obasanjo Wades Into LAUTECH Crisis

Oni Hails Osun Tribunal Judgment

Forgery: Aregbesola’s Trial Begins Tuesday

New Minimum Wage July 1 — Jonathan

Youths Rejoice With Oyinlola

2010 Odyssey: Stylish, Dynamic Image For All-New Honda Minivan

Democracy In Nigeria. How Have The Women Fared?

Presidency Orders Trial Of Ex-Ministers •Over Declaration Of Assets

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Essien out of World Cup

First team, Australia, lands in South Africa •Brazil too

Kidsport Charity Cup holds Sunday in Lagos

Nigerian paralympians banned from Commonwealth Games

PTF doles N20 million to Supporters Club

Everton rejects West Ham’s £5m bid for Yakubu

Nigeria must beat Argentina - Odemwingie

Obafemi warns teammates - Ahead World Cup

I have a tough job to do - Lagerback

Don’t lose hope on Super Eagles - Ogunjobi

Fadile, your turn

MSSN wants improved security on campuses •Calls for increased funding of education

Restoring integrity in examinations through CBT

Fayose: The crass ignorance of Ologunodo

PDP, let the zoning arrangement stand

Rules of circumcision in Islam

The struggle over LAUTECH

Want to be closer to Allah, but don’t know how!

Stress: A killer you must manage

Edo Assembly endorses prosecution of ex-speaker, 2 others

Shun exams malpractice, Fashola advises children

Nigeria burdened by 17.5m vulnerable children -Jonathan

5 arrested for cement adulteration in Kogi

FirstBank’s gross earnings up by 28.8% in 9 months

N1.43bn Oyo water project: Rep, Oyo govt disagree

C/River seals off CBN branch over N26m tax

Jubril Aminu backs Atiku’s return to PDP

Jos crises: Again, 1 killed, task force arrests 8

NLC rejects increase in electricity tariff •Vows to protest move to implement it

Abia gov, deputy to contest 2011 gov election on different platforms

Electoral offences tribunal coming –Jonathan •Says success depends on NASS

Yero confirmed Kaduna deputy gov

Commissioner emphasises parents’ responsibility for children’s education

2011: Ogun PDP zones governorship to Yewa/Awori

Jonathan’s posters flood Uyo as IBB visits

Deregulation: Again, IOCs shun FG’s proposal on refineries

Investors’ protection: FG to equip SEC, NSE with new rules

Corruption charges: Ladoja asks court to stay proceedings

Appeal Court admits Fani-Kayode’s statement of account printout as exhibit

Ogun gov aspirant faults PDP zoning arrangement

State creation is priority in N/Assembly -Mark

Leave Jonathan alone –Clark tells OBJ •Nigerians ’ll support Jonathan in 2011 –Gemade

Anxiety in Osogbo •As Osun gov tribunal delivers judgment today

N2.3BN CAR SCAM: Pressure mounts on presidency to drop charges

Sharia arbitration panel seeks empowerment

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Luset set for CCFF tourney in Canada

People Police Marathon for July 24

Lulu accuses Nigerians of ‘PHD’syndrome

‘Essien vital in S/Africa’

Locomotiv to offer Odemwingie in part-exchange for Pavlyuchenko

Mikel to hit camp Thursday night •Apam in training

I’m saving goals for World Cup - Rooney

Haruna impresses Lagerback

Yakubu agrees to join Grant at West Ham

Nigeria drops in FIFA rankings

World Hypertension day: Expert told women to live peaceably with husbands

UCH sensitises on hepatitis

Please, release my UTME result

Why the noise about pay-rise?

On Ogbulafor’s resignation

Why coconut, palmkernel oil, sheabutter is good for skin

Children as tomorrow’s leaders

Child abuse, scandal and media responsibility

Who will save me from my troublesome wife? (2)


PDP chieftain calls for unity among members

Military ’ll operate within the confines of Nigerian constitution - Minister

Siemens scam: EFCC quizzes Olanrewaju

UN not aware of Yerima’s marriage to 13-year-old - Envoy

Unilever takes Royco goat meat flavour to Ibadan •As 10 winners emerge in Maggi cook competition

Kidnapping: Akpabio solicits cooperation of commercial bikes operators

FG urged to declare state of emergency in foreign affairs ministry

Human rights: Amnesty International’s report indicts Nigeria

13 escape death in Abuja auto crash • Thunder kills 2 in Ibadan

INEC allays fears over 2011 polls

FG to review Investments and Securities Act •As Babalola inaugurates code of governance committee

Ekiti House bars LG bosses, councillors from bearing ‘honourable’

3 policemen feared dead in robbery attack in Edo •As tree kills 6 in Benue

Slash of Abuja airport runway project: Reps’ committee disagrees with presidency

Bomb scare at NDDC corporate headquarters

NAFDAC rewards adverse drug reactions reporting -DG

Security: IG meets with AIGs, CPs of zones 6, 9

FCA workers protest bad working conditions

NAFDAC begins investigation on death of 5 children

Oyo deputy speaker faults report on Arapaja

Don’t gamble with appointment of INEC’s chairman, NANS tells Jonathan

Vandalisation of public utilities: Gov Aliyu calls for total assault on vandals

Jonathan can’t run in 2011 •North warns •He can run –Jang

No plan to dump 7-Point Agenda –FEC •Sambo heads committee on high cost of contracts

Oyinlola, Aregbesola know fate tomorrow

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Scam: We ’ll soon go after Siemens directors –EFCC •Says, Ibori may be tried in Dubai

INEC chairman: Jonathan dumps human rights community

Reps at war over N53bn project, election funds •Revisit car purchase scam

You are free to go! •Carragher tells Torres, Gerrard, others

Big room for little Messi

Wenger places £80m on Fabregas

MTN: World’s biggest ball arrives Kano

PTF assures on good outing for Eagles

F/Eagles nail Kenya 7-0

No room for jamboree in S/Africa –NFF

Milner set to reject Man Utd for Liverpool

Oyo AC and Chief R. Akinjide

Check hooliganism at Egungun festival

NASS, pass the Tobacco Control Bill

FG warns foreign companies against abuse of expatriate quotas

‘Migration can be a positive factor’

Cooking: Are girls losing out?


Imeko-Afon tourism potentials beckontourism potentials beckon

Tourism Minister lauds NTDC on development •As corporation partners FTAN to fight fraudsters


PDP chairman: South-East PDP leaders blame Jonathan for stalemate

CBN pegs margin lending at 10% total bank loans

Capital projects: Only 74 ministries, agencies complied with directives –ICPC

Omatek offers Children’s Day special discount

Edo: Gunmen kidnap dentist, demand N5m ransom

Tribune partners Chaplain Ministry

FAAN, concessionaire lock horns over debts

Ooni charges FG, states on UBEC

Devaluation: CBN may reduce euro holdings in reserves

Dabiri-Erewa condemns killing of Nigerian in Poland

Plant a tree, save the earth, expert tells students

Tantalizers packages fun for children on Children’s Day

A/Ibom Assembly elects new speaker •As moneybag scandal rocks House

Polio eradication: Bauchi begins study tour of Kebbi State

N5bn constituency allowance: You’re ignorant, Reps tell Oshiomhole

Tinubu, AC in fresh plot to discredit Ekiti, Osun tribunals -PDP •PDP lives in fear -AC

State creation next on Reps’ agenda –Nafada

Fire razes 20 petrol tankers in Lagos

Senate succumbs to pressure, swears in Igbeke

Terror in Anambra as 20-man robbery gang invades 3 banks •2 soldiers killed, 5 suspected robbers arrested, over N6m recovered

Jonathan for 2011 presidency: Masari, Balarabe differ

Forget Ondo in 2011, Mimiko tells PDP•As 10,000 PDP members defect to LP

Eagles not yet ready for W/Cup –Largerback •As S/Arabia holds Nigeria to goalless draw

Goodluck Jonathan, this is your destiny

A nation and its election rigging culture

Monday, May 24, 2010

Serena advances in French Open

England can't win World Cup - Ferguson

London 2012 Olympic budget cut by £27m

Mourinho perfects move to Real

NFF applauds Jonathan

Flying Eagles win in Cairo •As Obuh sends Ajagun packing

No plan to buy Arsenal - Dangote

Lagerback, a disciplinarian - kanu

Nigeria ’ll tame Argentina - Lagerback

The fallacy in Olu Rotimi’s book, The History of Kabba (1)

Digging deep into the Chief Servant’s past

Japanese quail birds - Tips on incubation and brooding

Two party system: PDP vs minority parties

Leaders of tomorrow may be incompetent

Nigerian youths’ craze for soccer

Is Nigeria democratic?

Ekiti 5: Contaminated ewedu, not cassava cyanide caused death

We snatch motocycles

Ex-convict, self-styled ‘Modakeke warrior’ arrested in Minna

FG wages war against crime

The power of decision

Senate, rules and rule of law

Edo House of commotion

Oil Windfall: Nigerians Are Behind SERAP


Securing Nigeria with ICT

Nigeria ranks 70th in the world of cybercrime


Glo pulls out of Ghana

FAAC: States, LGs settle for lower statutory allocations

FG to review NECO, WAEC registration policy •May peg number of subjects for exams to 5

NUC to close down unapproved private universities

Striking Ogun private schools directed to resume academic activities

Akwa Ibom Assembly crisis: Impeached speaker, deputy plead for soft landing

Jos crisis: Hausa/Fulani community boycotts stakeholders’ meeting

Why Nigerian roads are in deplorable conditions — Minister

Court strikes out suit against Yar’Adua, 7 others

4-storey building collapses in Abeokuta

2011: Islamic scholars reject female gov in Kwara

Jonathan approves 8 aides for Sambo

Prisons’ decongestion: Council blames lawyers •Collaborates with NYSC

Appoint human rights activist as INEC chairman, Oshiomhole tells Jonathan

Lagos chief judge intervenes in ongoing magistrates strike

Firm sues Oyo govt for N1bn •Over breach of contract

FG to embark on afforestation to mitigate climate change ––Odey

Potable water: Amaechi seeks collaboration between federal, state govts

Ekiti govt gives land owners ultimatum to vacate govt properties

28 injured as 2 secondary schools clash in Benue

Democracy Day: FG declares Monday public holiday

PEF scam: Kenny Martins gets bail again

2011: Jonathan free to contest –NLC

Siemens scam: EFCC grills PDP Acting Chairman for 8 hours •Presidency, Ekweremadu disagree on party chairmanship

Nuhu Ribadu reinstated, retired •It’s a good gesture –Bayo Ojo •Compulsory retirement, illegal –Tunji Abayomi

Friendly: Eagles face Saudi Arabia today

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Woods’ wife seeks $750m in divorce

Zuma opens Soccer City Stadium

Messi won’t miss World Cup —Doctor

Nigerian table tennis coaches are fantastic –Akiode

Williams beats Schnyder at French Open

David Mark weeps for dead golfers

Bye-Bye to Inter - Mourinho

Lagerback may drop Apam

NFF hires charter flight for N22.5m

Dangote set to buy N20.7bn shares in Arsenal

‘Senate was right in refusing to swear in Alphonsus Igbeke until...’

Alao-Akala: The invincible hand of destiny

NSA: Reform Nigeria’s intelligence agencies network

FG spent N110.4billion on water projects?

Leadership in Nigeria

To Lord J who might want to go but ought not

Health Tax Fund: Making affordable quality health care available


Rivers contractors failed me — Amaechi

Account for N5bn constituency allowance •Oshiomhole tells Edo Federal lawmakers

Sound corporate governance will enhance FDI flow — SEC

Gateway Trade Fair 2010 kicks off Friday

‘Lack of effective laws encourages piracy’

2011: UNDEDSS cautions Jonathan

Israeli firm trains NEMA rescue team

FAAN ready to expand Benin airport

We’ll not abandon ongoing projects in Oyo — Alao-Akala

Gani Adams, others suffer delay at airport

Cleric sets agenda for Jonathan, cabinet

Total to invest $7b on off-shore exploration in Nigeria — French Envoy

Don’t appoint Akunyili as INEC chairman — AC

Ogun private schools begin strike today

Police commission promotes 2 to AIG, punishes 16

Youth leader killed in Rivers •JTF arrests 9 oil vandals

Sambo hands over to Yakowa•As Ladan denies eyeing Kaduna dep gov’s seat

N2.36bn car scam: Group cautions on blackmail against Bankole

2011: May 29 not to unveil gov standard-bearer –Kwara PDP

PDP acting national chairman, senator, ex-ministers for interrogation today ––EFCC

FG may place embargo on excess crude account

2 killed in renewed hostility in Jos •Wrestling championship cancelled over crisis

FG approves alternative securities market for NSE

Ibori: FG dispatches security team to Dubai

2011: Politicians invade banks for loans •Jonathan’s men plot campaign strategies •Hold meetings in Abuja, Kaduna, Asaba •Pressure mounts on president to declare interest

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Oni hails police for rescuing kidnapped victims

Lam warns Jonathan against 2011

2011: PDP ’ll capture Ondo ––Obasanjo •As Jimoh Ibrahim joins party

Nigeria loses 1m children to diseases annually — UNICEF

India plane crash kills 158

Law students frown at award given to Gen Maina

FG rewards RSG as best performing state in education

Rivers to liaise with Abia, A’Ibom over border insecurity

PDP is in disarray — National vice chairman

2011: IBB in race to correct past misdeeds - Campaign coordinator

No amnesty can heal injury inflicted on N/Delta -Don

Demola Seriki, 3 others pick Lagos PDP gov form

Encomiums as Fowora is buried in Ijebu-Ode

Three killed in fresh hostility in Plateau •Nigerians must disengage from ethnic, religious biases — Jonathan

INEC chair: Jonathan combs human rights community • Compiles security reports on Agbakoba, Akunyili • Dark horse may emerge • Anyaoku rules self out

Friday, May 21, 2010

Ogunjobi Defends 'Missing' Eagles

Lagerback ‘ll Revive Eagles - Yobo

Bomb Scare At W/Cup Venue

3SC Board Appeals For Support

Owumi Is Qualified To Lead NPL -Gabros Boss

Coach Dazzles Eagles

I’m The Best - Shittu

Ghana Coach Foresees World Cup Disaster

Nigeria-Colombia Friendly Under Threat

PTF Tackles NFF On Lagerback’s Pay

Genesis, Hyundai’s Alternative To Front-wheel Drive

Make Road Safety Your Priority, Jonathan Advised

As A Rep Member, I Still Take Isiewu With My People - Hon. Alebioshu

I Want To Be Nigeria’s Next President - Dele Momodu

Day Wife Caused Trouble For Actor

Nollywood Actor Denies Recent Marriage Rumours

Problem With Sex

Vaginal Discharge

Funmi Okigbo Floats Wedding Company

Tina Ogundoyin, Hanna Afolabi Reconcile

The Challenges Of A First Lady

Now That Ogbulafor Is Gone

State of Our Education System

Democracy At 11: Any Meaningful Development?

As A Musician, I Used To Sleep In A Friend’s Shop In Lagos —Ayuba

Mbagwu, Imasuen,Enyiocha Shine At Abuja Zuma 2010

TuFace Checks Piracy With Classy Album Price

Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria Emerges Today

Ali Baba Hooks KSA, Dan Maraya Jos, 2Face For Aligations 2010

Excitement, Fun, As Maltina Dance Gig Hits Town

Should I Ask Or Leave Her?

I Am In A Fix

My Boyfriend Is Silent On Marriage

PDP: Sending Off Its Chairmen With Disgrace

Crisis: Monarch, LG Boss Trade Accusations

Ogunsola, Osun CJ, Is Dead

PDP Reform Forum Not Serious -Baraje

NBA Ibadan Fetes Promoted Members

Alao-Akala's Endorsement: Folarin Got It Wrong -Group

Ak/Ibom Senatorial Seat: S/Court Declares Effiong Winner

2011: Nigeria’s Fate Lies With Jonathan -Olabayo

Kidnapping, Armed Robbery, Greatest Challenges Facing Igbo -Jonathan

No Going Back On Presidential Ambition -IBB

Senate Uncovers N10bn Owed FAAN

N5.2 Billon Scam: EFCC Accuses Elumelu, Ugbane, Others Of Plot To Delay Trial

Soakaway Claims 3 In Enugu

Amnesty Faults Trial Of Nigerians for Coup In E/Guinea

EFCC To Quiz PDP Boss, Senators, Others On Monday

Presidency Orders Trial Of Ex-Ministers•Over Declaration Of Assets

PDP Plots Jonathan Presidency

Police gun down 2 suspects during robbery operation •2 policemen wounded

Thursday, May 20, 2010

'Our efforts were unrewarded'

We 'll be stronger next season - Granero

Man City hopes to capture Higuain

I 'll never join Real Madrid - Messi

Mourinho to drag Drogba to Madrid

Webb to officiate Champions League final

Lagerback introduced to players

Amodu to earn 25% of World Cup largesse from FIFA

President Jonathan dines with Eagles

NJC, NBA and the Naron tribunal

Nigerian leaders must see governance as Amanah — Ex-NACOMYO boss

Yar’Adua’s death, a divine intervention — Cleric

Attention, ALGON

Congratulations! President Goodluck Jonathan

Who will console Madam Ugbagwu?

Transition is divine

Now that Sambo is here

Rights of parents, duties of children

Are you destined to be like your mother?

Mrs Alao-Akala charges families on peace

I’m not an advocate of college relocation -Aloba

Kogi commissioner denies statement credited to him

Celebrity chef, Samuelsson, on Glo/CNN Africans Voices

Daggash assures on Kogi federal roads

Police arrest 4 suspected cultists in FUT Minna

320 participants, companies to feature at Kano Trade Fair

Oyo govt blames loan burden on past govts

PDP chieftain institutes N5m suit against Osun CP, AIG

8 alleged kidnappers arrested in Anambra •As govt reviews security measures

NEMA to employ space technology in disaster management

Cleric blames politicians for Nigeria’s problems

Ekiti PDP accuses AC of plan to import kidnappers •No, PDP brought violence to Ekiti –AC •Fayemi to file appeal before May 25 deadline

Kaduna: Yakowa sworn in, as 9 jostle for dep gov’s seat

Jonathan directs MDAs to implement ICT4d plan

Police take over A/Ibom H/Assembly

Delta elders kick against Ibori’s extradition to Nigeria•Say he may pervert justice

PEF scam: Surety withdraws, as Martins returns to prison•Court fixes June 9 to hear Ribadu’s suit

$12.4bn scam: Why we are setting up panel on IBB - FG

FG approves N177bn as power subsidy

PDP must be overhauled, Reform Group insists

FG stops probe of 2007 oil blocks sale

Protests as Reps reject 2-party system

PDP govs, NASS members disagree over Ogbulafor’s successor •BOT, Jonathan to meet on Monday


Tom Tom Super Eagles jerseys get 10,000 signature

Wednesday, May 19, 2010


N1bn FG agric loan: Farmers appeal to Kwara govt on disbursement

Conoil discovers huge gas reserve in N/Delta

Oyedepo, Muoka to storm Abuja for prayer rally, crusade

Edo monarchs pledge support for electoral reform

Oni ’ll win at Appeal Court -Commissioner

Ekiti House suspends LG chiefs over funds mismanagement

Cassava meal tragedy: Children died of cyanide -CMD

NCAA summons Aero on fuel surcharge, cash handling charges

Lagos sanctions 7 companies for contravening environmental law

Counterfeit cheques: Court jails American lady, 27, for 24 years

FG to prosecute contractors who abandon projects -Minister

Anambra doctors down tools •To search for kidnapped colleague

2011: Ogun PDP boasts of 100 per cent victory

FEC approves N.6bn computers for secondary schools

Limiting political parties to 2, not in Nigeria’s interest - Afenifere

Probe: Court renews restraining order against Lagos Assembly

Oyo teachers demand payment of 27.5% salary increment •We’ll soon pay them -Alao-Akala’s aide

House of Reps alleged N2.3b scam: CNCRA writes petition to Jonathan

NDIC pays N74.5bn to depositors, creditors of liquidated banks

Ogbulafor hands over

We didn’t defraud American varsity –Presidential aides

Jonathan promises crisis-free relationship with new VP

Aruna leads others to World t/tennis Championship

Bolt wins season opener in south Korea

Tom Tom Super Eagles road show climaxes in Abuja, Calabar

Portsmouth offers Kanu new deal

I want to quit Arsenal •Fabregas tells Wenger

Kaka vows to be fit for W/Cup

Yakubu rues failed Spurs move

Osaze’s Lokomotiv future under threat

Nigeria’s number one golfer, 11 others die in auto crash

Eagles will perform in South Africa -Nsofor •Team leaves for London Saturday

69-month salary arrears and stability in university system

FIDSON opens gymnasium, advocates wellness

‘FG needs clear guidelines on investments in health sector’

Still on Yar’Adua’s transition

Curtail global economic crisis

Commuters’ burden on Oyo-Ibadan road


Solutions to tuberculosis from the wild

Who will save me from my troublesome wife?

Surprising heartburn triggers


Uproar in Senate •Over allocation of N5bn to non-existent agency

2011 ELECTIONS: We can’t guarantee security – Police Affairs Minister

SIEMENS SCAM: EFCC summons PDP Acting Chairman •Says petition against Sambo still under investigation •Final report on N2.3bn House car scam ready

Distance learning, critical factor in national development - Expert

United we stand...

Jonathan and 2011 election

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Chelsea battles Barca for Torres

NFF refers NPL case to Arbitration Panel

Boska Cup enters q/finals

PTF still relevant - Ekeji

Clinton to help US 2018 W/Cup bid

Cameroun set to host C/wealth handball tourney

FIFA bans Egypt

Super Eagles’ send off party holds

2010 World Cup: Super Eagles need motivation to excel - Eguavoen

Only teamwork can stop Messi - Yobo

Caution on Alado of Ado-Awaye’s appointment

IBB and pseudo-democrats

Still on Yar’Adua

Iwu, not Nigeria’s problem

No please, Babangida, no!

Benin Republic to inaugurate Federation of Yoruba indigenes, May 22

A T M 2 0 1 0: One event, many opportunities for Nigeria

Why babies can tell between good and bad


Lassa fever kills 17 in Kebbi

PDP members attacked in Ibadan

N35bn unspent UBE fund with Cbn—ubec

LAUTECH VC crisis: Osogbo Council of Elders advises Alao-Akala

Emir commends Gov Dakingari

Group urges UNN, FG to reinstate expelled students

Handcuffed journalist: NBA, NHRC ask NJC, JSC to sanction magistrate

MultiChoice, NN24 partner to commence operations in Lagos

Tenancy: Buhari to appear before court

Boost vocational education, industrialist charges

Textile workers protest non-disbursement of N100bn fund

Alleged marriage to a minor: NAPTIP quizzes Yerima

Obasanjo’s ex-aide, Ajanaku, returns to PDP

Contravention of environmental law: Delta govt drags 40 companies to court

Ondo Assembly appoints minority leader, minority whip

Nigerian Capital Market Club launched in Sokoto

Court of Appeal judgment: Delta Speaker vacates seat

•To face EFCC trialAdamu, PDP BOT secretary, resigns

Siemens N440m scam: EFCC sets up panel, summons ex-ministers

Aggrieved Nitel/Mtel workers lock out Akunyili•Protest non-payment of salary

Zoning not a permanent arrangement in PDP — Lar

US varsity drags two presidential aides to EFCC

CBN cancels banks’ 2% provision for loans

3-month old, 16 others die in Anambra auto crashes •Family loses 5 members after cassava meal

Sambo takes over today •As NASS confirms Kaduna gov as vice-president •Rowdy session in House

Akpabio: A grateful endorsement

Monday, May 17, 2010

Shoyebi didn’t commit electoral fraud in Abia –PDP chieftain

ICPC, NANS partner to fight corruption

N7.5bn bank’s fraud case: Court walks out journalists

N/Assembly receives EFCC report on Sambo •Ahead today’s screening •Police uncover plot to destabilise Kaduna •Ex-NNPC GMD may emerge Kaduna’s new dep gov

Rooney is England’s only world-class player - Cruyff

South Africa reassures fans on security

TomTom Super Eagles' road show captivates Kano, Enugu

North Central endorses Lulu, others

Nigeria picks Upton Park for Colombia friendly

Federer: Madrid Open defeat means nothing

Messi wins Golden Boot

Drogba pledges future to Chelsea

Akala approves remodelling of Lekan Salami Stadium

West Ham targets Yakubu for next season

From the brink of death, army officer tells his story

For Black Heritage, UK, it’s time to adapt Shakespeare’s works •As Ondo Commissioner, Akerele, 198 others bag awards

Raising Japanese quails

Senate and the new VP

Furore in House over two party system

Aba Alamu/Oke Alaro and environs cry for help

Re: Ibadan should forget 2011 governorship

Yar’Adua: Exit of a patriot

Cassava Plus, making Nigerian farmers, others millionnaires

OBJ, Nigerian clerics and Jesus

NDLEA arrested 20 suspects in April

Army withdraws personnel from Ops Mesa

Harvest of criminals, as Ogun police parade suspects

Imperative of a Jonathan presidency


Working overtime is bad for the heart


Global iBurst secures licence for mobile broadband network in Nigeria

Microsoft, govt agencies partner to train Nigerian youths

Ondo govt to spend N300m on community-based projects

AD kicks against proscribing SIECs

Return of volcanic ash: NCAA advises travellers

Nigeria, India to partner on defence

Ex-militants’ threat: Security beefed up at Imoke’s office

Bauchi NBA suspends mass action over hike in filing fees

Tension in Anambra over leadership of vigilance groups

Obadare still alive – Son

NDLEA nabs Edo House of Assembly aspirant

2011: Jonathan can write his name in gold –Aliyu

820 death row inmates sue state governors

WEMA Bank retrenches staff

My son would have run for 3rd term if... - Saraki

Slain journalists: Military Task Force stops NUJ protest in Jos

Minister orders rehabilitation of failed spots on Benin-Ore road

FG inaugurates 11-man negotiating committee on minimum wage for workers

LG boss injured, hospitalised as PDP factions clash

Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Rivers

Ibori’s extradition process begins in Dubai

N/Assembly receives EFCC report on Sambo •Ahead today’s screening •Police uncover plot to destabilise Kaduna •Ex-NNPC GMD may emerge Kaduna’s new dep gov

Jonathan orders probe of NNPC •Appoints new GMD •Jettisons 7-Point Agenda

PDP CHAIRMANSHIP: Presidency considers caretaker committee option

The scourge of professionalism

Asthma: Living on the knife edge is unnecessary

Okogie advises Jonathan on successful tenure

AAUA VC calls for radical changes in varsities

Sunday, May 16, 2010

BANKING CRISIS: CBN moves against directors, auditors •Imposes stiffer measures on their access to credit facility •De-emphasises preferential treatment for them

2011: IBB camp jittery over Jonathan •Why Atiku may not contest

Sambo lobbies Senators, Reps •Arrives Abuja ahead Tuesday’s screening

Injury threatens Ballack’s W/Cup dream

Inter seals 5th consecutive Serie A title

Enyeama wins Israeli double

Nations Cup to move to odd-numbered years

‘MRI test compulsory for all sports participants’

Woods is a sex addict - Former coach

Delta FA sends two Refs to England

NFF alerts on plans to foist trouble in Abuja

No regrets missing S/Africa 2010 - Egypt minister

Yekini rejects W/Cup Ambassador offer

Lucky Jonathan, please, be wary

Outstanding 5-month NYSC allowance: Delta govt, please help

SOS to Unilorin VC

IBB and his real leg pains

Yar’Adua and the burden of flexibility

Mysterious fire at EFCC

SEC new DG in legal tussle over appointment

Ibadan residents pledge support for community policing

Kwara SUBEB reads Riot Act to principals, teachers

We are not under pressure from presidency –EFCC

Jos crisis: Pastor Adeboye warns against bitterness

FG to audit terminal operators as Intels creates 60,000 jobs in Niger Delta

Adesina cautions Alao-Akala, Oyinlola over LAUTECH controversies

NHIS-MDGs implementation: Ondo leads other states, FCT

Group appeals to Oshiomhole, AC leaders over senatorial zoning

Shun confrontation with executive, commissioner charges lawmakers

Governors Forum did not request for VP’s slot — Saraki

SEC joins forces with CBN on good governance

2011: Nigeria may break up if Jonathan contests - PDP elder

Police rescue 3 expatriates from kidnappers in Ekiti

NANS backs Jonathan on Sambo’s appointment as VP

Odu’a Investment to address food security in Nigeria

AC commends Ogbulafor’s decision to resign






Saturday, May 15, 2010

Sambo: Police caution trouble makers in Kaduna

Sultan advises Muslims, Christians to live in harmony

CAN accuses Bauchi police of terrorism

Thugs invade community, destroy farm products in three weeks

I will be on facebook — Jonathan •Reiterates free, fair elections

4 killed, 4 Lebanese kidnapped in Uyo

Spiritualists hold 7-day marathon prayers in Aso Rock

PDP chairmanship: Jonathan set to shock aspirants •Governors deny wooing Anyim

Reps’ committee vice-chairman, Fawehinmi, mourns Yar’Adua’s death

I will continue to contest as long as I live —Buhari

N6.5bn Safe Tower Project: I’m satisfied with standard of work done ––NAMA director

LAUTECH: Court stops new VC

Celebrate only transformational leaders— Expert

Ibori’s movement restricted in Dubai •Extradition case begins Monday

EFCC petition threatens Sambo’s clearance •Accusers are malicious — Kaduna govt •What OBJ, Danjuma told Jonathan about him •Why Jonathan prefers him •Northern youths reject him, support Shagari, Babangida

Friday, May 14, 2010

Mikel Obi Dreams Argentina Showdown

Q/Finalists Emerge In MTN/Street Soccer

CAF Lifts Ban On Togo

No Venue Yet For Eagles, Colombia Friendly

Dike: Rangers ’ll Return To The Continent

We Are Not Afraid Of Al Ahly —Emeteole

New NPL Board’ll Deliver ––Akinbobola

Benchwarmers Can’t Help Nigeria At World Cup –– Adepoju

Lagerback Defends Aide’s Appointment

FG Approves N900m for Eagles

FG To Build Coastal Roads In Niger Delta

FRSC To Prosecute Motorists Without Drivers’ Licence •To Partner Judiciary On Enforcement Of Traffic Law

Nigeria’s Auto Industry Will Boom If... - Aina-Scott

‘My Happiest Day Was When My Sister Came 12 Years After I Was Born’

Nigeria Is In Capable Hands - Borno Deputy Gov

Nowhere To Hide

Could It Be Infidelity Or...?

Popular Musician Denies Using Part Of His Body For Ritual

Adebayo Ogunlesi Nigerian Who Owns London Gatwick Airport•First Class In Philosophy, Politics & Economics, Oxford University, UK •Recipient Of New York's Award Of Excellence

I Was Kicked Out Of School Because Of Student Unionism - Professor Olu Oguibe •Recipient, Indira Gandhi Memorial Prize, 1986

What Are Safe And Unsafe Periods?

I Have A Small Sex Organ

How To Prevent Getting Pregnant

My Vaginal Discharge

Wole Arisekola’s New Path

Mario Bouhard Angry

Where Are The Ibru Sisters?

Day My Speech Failed Me As Dep Gov - Chief (Mrs.) Olusola Obada, Osun State Deputy Governor

‘Married Women Bearing Maiden Names Not A Good Idea’

Ekiti Central Senatorial Seat: Battle Of ‘Lagos Boys’ And Ekiti PDP

As 2011 General Elections Approach

Imperative Of Prison Reform

Celebrating 50 Years Reign Of Oba Adetona

It’s Rubbish To Say Women Have Abandoned Breast Enlargement - Ozolua

I Would Have Been A Furniture-maker - Mudi Enajemo

I Quote Bible Verses To Ward Off Sexual Advances From Men - Shirley Aghotes, Former Miss Tourism Nigeria Queen

‘I Sang For Queen Of England When I Was 7’

Figurine: “I’m Smarter Than Pirates”

I Sold My House, Car In Canada To Produce A Film - Lucky Etim, Co-producer Of The Award-winning Film, The Tenant

UK’s Parliamentary Election How The Trio Of Chuka, Chi, Helen Came Top

Why I Sing Like Orlando Owoh —Sessy Gee

Alicia Keys, Angelique Kidjo, Others For World Cup Concert

Bella Adenuga’s Wedding And Other Fairy-tale Weddings On GBam

Top Entertainers Gather For Shakomended

What Am I To Do?

My Love Test Has Failed Me

Tell Her That I Love Her So Much

’Girls Wooed Me, But I Chose A Lady Who Loved My Mum’

’Mum Arranged A Calabar Lady As My Wife, But It Didn’t Work Out’’Mum Arranged A Calabar Lady As My Wife, But It Didn’t Work Out’

As Pressure Mounts On Jonathan

FG Restates Commitment To AU

Pensioners Suspend Proposed Protest

We Are Not Defecting To PDP - Ekiti AC Lawmakers

Gombe Releases N70m For Scholarship

Court Grants Bail To MASSOB Leader

LAUTECH Crisis: VC Quits?

UN Holds Special Session For Yar’Adua

2011 Presidency: Ibb Commissions Research Into Nigeria ’s Problems

God’ll Decide My Successor - Idris

Kebbi Distributes N33m Improved Seeds To Farmers

FG Seeks Accurate Unemployment Figure

States Will Soon Distribute Power - Goodluck

Court Reinstates Sacked LG Boss

Amnesty: How Faulty Helicopter Killed 4 Naval Officers

Lagos Shuts 250 Firms Over Tax Evasion

Financial Crisis Looms In States, LGs

Fresh Plot To Drop Sambo As VP

Nwachukwu, Anyim, Nwodo Battle For PDP Chairmanship •The Mark, Bankole Connection •I Was Forced Out By ICPC - Ogbulafor

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Senate to probe power outage at Ikeja airport

Unilorin VC, Diya, Chidoka condole with Yar’Adua’s family, Nigeria

FG gives JAMB, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB 4 weeks ultimatum •To find solution to mass failure, poor conduct of exams

FCT minister woos private investors on power, agric in Abuja

NABTEB secures conviction of 3 persons over exam malpractices

Edo police seize 16 trucks loaded with crude oil

Again, Senate refuses to swear in Igbeke

Reps to investigate N257bn Abuja road contracts

2011: Credible election non-negotiable – Jonathan

Jubilation in Kaduna, as Sambo becomes VP-designate

Naira slumps against world currencies

Alleged N3bn bribe: I’m ready to face probe panel - Oni

Yoruba Unity Forum laments Awo’s absence •Sets up 10 working committees

Nigeria may lose $12m daily revenue as Mobil repairs pipeline

Akpabio denies collecting N1.3trn in 3 years

Reps defer voting on two-party system

Ruling house sues Saraki, LG boss, kingmakers •Over installation of Gbadamosi as Olofa of Offa

I don’t know what I will contest for in 2011 – Fayose

PHCN workers mobilise for strike

Abia elders forum protests appointment of Soyebi as Inec boss

Jonathan appoints military ADC

S/Court determines Ohakim’s fate July 16

Jonathan to inaugurate N5bn processing plant in Zamfara

Controvery trails disappearence of bank worker

Alao-Akala presents cash, other items to disabled mother of triplets

Dunga justifies final squad

Chelsea scoops hat-trick of Barclays’ awards

Milo U-13 African Championship Asegun returns with trophy

Familusi Snooker final holds today

Lagos 'll build on mini sports festival gains

TomTom Super Eagles road show excites Lagos, Ibadan

Etuhu eyes better Fulham deal

Eagles must avoid scandal - Akinyele

2010 World Cup: Lagerback appoints another assistant

FA Cup Final: Portsmouth won’t surrender to Chelsea - Utaka warns

Yar’Adua at rest

‘Yar’Adua’s death, a lesson for all’

Islam abhors terrorism in any form — Ajibola •Calls for mental transformation of youths

On Yar’Adua’s demise

On Jonathan’s CNN interview

Yar’Adua: Its good night to a patriot

Reality of death: Lessons for Muslims

Passage of an iconoclast


‘Nigeria’ll be better, if we follow Allah’


VP: N/Assembly to receive Sambo’s name Tuesday

Money laundering: Ibori arraigned in Dubai •Security tightened in Delta •We’re working with Met Police, Interpol on his extradition - EFCC

Ogbulafor resigns •PDP shops for his replacement •NWC meets today

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Jonathan picks Sambo as VP •NASS to unveil him today •President ’ll contest in 2011 - Aide

NFF donates N1m at book launch on Super Eagles

2010 W/Cup: TomTom Eagles’ road show takes off today

S/final target is achievable - Ogunjobi

E-X-C-L-U-S-I-V-E! Amodu demands qualification bonus •Wants to go to S/Africa as Chief Coach •Withdraws case from CAS

Bowen products, agents of societal transformation —VC

NMA urges Jonathan to consolidate on Yar’Adua’s health programmes • As resident doctors condemn secrecy on his health

Mother’s Day: Breast, cervical cancers’ prevention tops agenda

Much ado about IBB

INEC’S complexities, beyond headship

To law enforcement agencies


Mango seed, potential source of snake antivenom

Understanding Akpabio’s magic

Help! My wife is killing me by the day!


Appeal Court floors Emordi again, orders Senate to swear in Igbeke

Oshiomhole orders arrest of task force chairman, members

Niger govt stops automatic promotion in schools

Polytechnics, monotechnics advised on teaching entrepreneurial skills

Minister laments over insufficient revenue generation from tourism

FG alerts oil companies to dangers of earthquake in Niger Delta

We did not starve Ogun Assembly of fund - Commissioner

I want to set education reform standard - Afe Babalola

Oando plans to curb petrol scarcity in Nigeria

Turkur urges Jonathan to shun pressures over VP imposition

Judge sent on compulsory retirement for street- fighting

Policeman-turned kidnapper killed in Abia

Father abducts son for N100,000 ransom

Nigeria at 50: FG directs states to set up monuments

INEC to restore sanity to electoral process - Acting chairman

INEC chairmanship: Why Umeadi lost to Soyebi

Hospital workers threaten strike •PHCN workers too

Electoral Act amendment: Reps differ on number of parties

Meningitis: 5 students hospitalised in Niger

el-Rufai appears before 2 courts same day •Released on bail •To Face fresh trial over missing N32bn •Why we’re prosecuting Ogbulafor, others after 9 years – ICPC

10-yr-old survives as Libyan plane crash kills 103

VP: Senate nominees lose out •Jonathan keeps candidate close to his chest •Shagari, Gusau, Yayale, Marwa, Aliyu still on the cards

FG immortalises Yar’Adua •Jonathan keeps candidate close to his chest •Shagari, Gusau, Yayale, Marwa, Aliyu still on the cards

Banking crisis: Regulators are guilty - CBN •Nigeria lost N20trn in oil revenue to militancy in 2009 - Alaibe

Jonathan ’ll contest in 2011 - Aide •He has no choice but to run - Alamieyeseigha

PACT Foundation rolls out programme for Nigeria’s anniversary

Nigeria partners India on health tourism

Over 60 per cent vegetables contaminated with germs

Ban on Okada on highways, in whose interest?

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Implement report on Niger Delta, MEND tells Jonathan

Rivers plans elaborate reception for Jonathan

Lagos commences work on oil exploration

Ekiti PDP warns AC against disparaging judiciary•Join issues with Sahara Reporters, not us — AC

3m Nigerians visually impaired — Health Minister

Installation of Olofa: LG boss denies taking bribe

We will tackle bad eggs in LUTH — Minister

Court rules on ex-Finbank MD, others’ application June 9

Another Edo PDP chieftain resigns•Pledges loyalty to Oshiomhole

UNIZIK lecturer in trouble over sexual harassment•8 senior staff suspended for indiscipline

Rainfall kills one, renders many homeless in Kano

More Nigerians lament Yar’Adua’s death

Oyo farmers protest non-payment of N74m compensation•As govt assures of adequate compensation

CBN leaves rate unchanged, predicts inflation

Senate votes against investigating management of Yar’Adua’s health

Court grants Ibru permission to challenge removal

Depositors shun banks as interest on savings drops

Oil prices now $77 per barrel

FEC holds valedictory session for Yar’Adua today

Umeadi loses out as INEC acting chairman as Soyebi takes over

Lagos govt refutes report on aide’s attack

FG committed to Vision 20-2020 – Jonathan

Cameron takes over, as Brown resigns as British PM

Confusion trails choice of VP •Senators, govs, emirs on the warpath •Northern Senators endorse Makarfi •It’s a silly resolution - Kanti •Emirs reject Shagari, govs

Another bomb explosion rocks Delta •Suspect vows to wreak more havoc on Yenagoa, P/H

Beckham to coach England

Woods’ coach resigns

Sosan counsels sportsmen to embrace education

NBBF/DSTV Basketball Premier League kicks off

2nd KidsPorts Charity Cup holds May 30

NBB of C mourns Yar'Adua

Don’t blame Lagerback - Amuneke

It's a collective decision - Eguavoen

...As Lulu defends 30-man list

W/Cup not about Messi or Argentina - Lagerback

The AIT on Saraki

About Obasanjo and his blasphemous language

Atiku is falling apart

For the sake of posterity

General Babangida for president, never again

I ’ll change the face of Nigeria’s tourism sector —Minister •As Nigeria, Spain close tie on culture

At ATM, Sultanate of Oman, tourism practitioners mourn Yar’Adua


Dangote to reduce price of cement •Targets 4m metric tonnes

Monday, May 10, 2010

Makalele turns down France call-up

BON/OSMI organises workshop for broadcasters

Enyimba urges CAF to sanction AS Vita

Shittu considers Kayserispor £1m offer

US considers Siasia for U-23 job

Olofinjana out of Eagles’ W/Cup squad •As Lagerback releases 30-man list

Ogun hosts Chief of Naval Staff Cup

Oliha commends Bio for changing Eagles’ hotel

Yar’Adua: Don King sends condolences

ODSFA launches Academy

We’re still after Bola Ige’s killers — Police

NDLEA drags suspected drug baron to court

EFCC detains Cecilia Ibru’s associate over N200bn fraud

Oil firms suspend $24bn upstream projects

Nigeria after Yar’Adua

‘Nigeria loses N21bn annually to cancellation of exams’

Senator sets political reform agenda for Jonathan

FG reaffirms commitment to Niger Delta development

Probe: Lagos Attorney-General direct MDAs to shun Assembly’s invitation

JAMB cancels 82,000 UTME candidates’ results for improper shading

NASS ’ll enact law on new national minimum wage — NLC president

EFCC invades Ilorin, arrests 3 bank managers

Support me, Jonathan tells political parties•No extension of tenure for Jonathan – Presidency

Gunmen attack bullion van in Warri, kill 3 policemen

Outage at Lagos airport: Passengers suffer delay

FCT minister inaugurates Segun Awolowo, 7 others as mandate secretaries, coordinator

Christians must demand apology from OBJ over statement on Jesus - Anglican synod

Membership: CIBN moves against erring banks •As Lagos govt lauds Oceanic Bank over CSR

3,000 out of 19,125 applicants got admission to UNAD - VC

Fire razes Bodija market, destroys goods

British PM to resign after defeat

Oil: Talks between Nigeria, China collapse over price

UBA shareholders’ dividends drop by N13.7bn •Declares bonus of 1 for 5

Group warns Appeal Court over Sokoto, Ekiti, Osun election petitions

IPMAN charges FG on refineries

Alao-Akala is threatening my life - LAUTECH VC •No, it’s a lie - Alao-Akala

Making first-timers in church full-time members

When Lola Shoneyin took magical flights to Abuja

Oh...Yar’Adua is gone!

Maurice Iwu, brilliant, but deficient in moral probity

Of Senator Bala Mohammed

My sympathy for Turai

Nigeria bags top honour at IT Africa awards

Akunyili and the politics of NCC

FG should give us 5 to 10 years viable agric development plan–NOAN boss

‘Physicians, veterinarians must close ranks to fight diseases affecting public health’

43-year-old manager docked for forgery

How police, army clash was averted

Inter-class competition claims student’s life in Ogun

Yar’Adua and the Senate

Stemming piracy scourge in Nigeria

Bombing as Nigeria’s new sub-culture?


Court grants Ogbulafor, 3 others bail

Ibori makes overtures to Jonathan •Ex-Delta gov knows fate May 31 •ICPC recovers N.6bn from Customs

Senate, Reps to unveil new VP tomorrow •Shagari, Gusau, Makarfi, Kwankwaso top list •Dakingari, el-Rufai, Shinkafi lose out

Sunday, May 09, 2010

FG moves to raise VAT by 100%

Don defends inflation of census figures

Alleged blasphemy: Baptist Church may invite OBJ

Doctors cautioned on negligence of duties

NUJ seeks adequate protection for journalists •Verify your facts before publishing - Daniel

Zamfara govt denies owing LGs N3bn

Yar’Adua’s death saddening - NIPR

EFCC arrests ‘General’ over N90m fraud

Plateau PDP wants IGP to disregard Ogbulafor’s letter

I won’t probe Ndukwe - Akunyili

1 killed, 3 wounded as policemen clash in P/Harcourt

History won’t forget Yar’Adua - Ooni

Sack Sanusi now for economy to grow - Group urges Jonathan

You can put Nigeria on path of greatness, AC tells Jonathan

Confusion as Lagos airport goes into darkness for 6 hours

Man, 34, kills 64-year-old mother, says it’s to fulfil the scriptures

Sankara cautions Jonathan against contesting in 2011

Communities fault Obajana cement management’s claim

FRSC approves 208 private driving schools in Nigeria

Women protest against Child Rights Act in Zamfara

Demolish UCH, build a new hospital, expert advises FG

Labour Party calls for fresh voters’ registration

Jonathan won’t let people down - PDP chieftain

Monarch honours IITA boss

Orji pledges support for Ultimate Commander

Ivorian leader honours Lulu

Heartland, Enyimba advance •Continental championships

Lagerback names 30-man squad today

Osita Offor is African hero’

Multichoice reloads Dstv Mobile for World Cup

Capello warns against complacency

Fabregas confident of going to S/Africa

Chelsea breaks 100 goals record •Drogba scores hat-trick,wins golden boot

World Cup 2010: Globacom lauds Supporters Club

Imperatives of presidential impeachment of Nigerian state

Success story on quail birds

Jos crisis: Doctrine of necessity be used

CBN should print better naira notes

Fashola cannot please God and devil

Do you deserve a promotion?

CBN and its controversial reform


Nigerian politicians, devilish, anti-people - Cleric, at Awo’s patronal day

DEADLINE ON YEAR-END ACCOUNTS: 14 banks face CBN’s sanction •Confusion trails exams for microfinance bank CEOs

Perform, get 2011 ticket - Arewa tells Jonathan •Emirs to meet president on VP •Jonathan lambasts govt official over VP seat, asks him, ‘Did I anoint you?’ •Middle Belt lobbies

Yar’Adua and the politics of one North

The Yar’Adua family in Nigeria’s political history • The Bhutto, Kennedy example

The dramatis personae What they said about Yar’Adua

Otuoke Where Jonathan set another landmark • After 59 years of oil discovery

Clerics’ handshakes, media spin and Yar’Adua’s death

Jonathan presidency: Obasanjo’s joker against the North?

Saturday, May 08, 2010

Nigerian women mourn President Yar’Adua

Plateau PDP tells IGP to ignore Ogbulafor’s letter

PDP is dysfunctional —DukeHe is self-seeking — PDP

Jonathan visits Rivers May 13

7 Point Agenda: Sylva warns Jonathan

Latin escapes death

Fashola’s aide attacked by gunmen

RCCG’s monthly programme: Motorists groan

Mustapha, Danbaba, Lawal, others on verge of death ––Wives •Lawal has 14 pints of blood instead of 45 •Mustapha almost paralysed •Danbaba, 70, diabetic, recluse, can’t wear shoes

Fidau: Jonathan, Mark, govs, visit Yar’Adua’s family

Awo patronal day, OAMAC 20th anniversary hold today

Pipeline fire: Ogoni threatens Shell

Shot PDP supporters in Oyo One leaves hospital, pellets removed from leg •I am shocked — LG boss

2011: ‘Friends of Jonathan’ emerges in the North

North divided over Jonathan •Older politicians cry over marginalisation, want power in 2011 •Young northerners back Jonathan •President still weighing options

Friday, May 07, 2010

ICPCGrieves Over Yar’Adua’s Death

Kebbi Government Mourns Yar’Adua

Anglican Bishops Set Agenda For Jonathan

Offa Gets New Monarch

Jobi-Fele hails Tribune As 23 LG Chairmen Bag Awards

El-Rufai’s Trial Begins Wednesday

Awo’s 23rd Patronal Day Holds Tomorrow ...Also Awo Memorial Anglican Church’s 20th Anniversary

Afe Carpets IBB’s Statement

Yar’Adua’s Ill Health: Role Of Govs, Aides And National Assembly

He Worked For Strong Democratic Institutions - Clinton

Yar’Adua Was Sincere, Determined To Serve - Shagari

Rep Mourns Yar’Adua

Yar’Adua’s Death, A Big Blow To Nigeria - Labour

What Prophets Said About Yar’Adua

How Family Members Received News Of Yar’Adua’s Death•Plus Why He Chose Over 200-yr-old Cemetry As Burial Place

Again, Bode George, Others Lose Bail Application

FG Orders probe of Yar’Adua’s death

Raw Politics As Jostle For Vice President’s Slot Takes Off

Dramatic Intrigues Before Yar’Adua’s Death

Race For VP Hots Up ...Jonathan Under Pressure •Jonathan, Gowon, Shagari, Others Hold Talks

Our plans to make AAUA Nigeria’s best ––VC

Degree, HND, WAEC certificates for sale

Ndukwe’s exit: Party over for telecoms operators

Experts blame stakeholders for Nigeria’s failure in IT

Oyo State deserves modern abattoir - VCN president

We ’ll soon have the best abattoir in Nigeria -Govt official

Standard Bank launches Islamic banking product

Gerrard wary of Italy threat

1 goal to earn S/Africa N21m

MTN Street Soccer: Ajeromi/Ifelodun LCDA targets trophy

Super Eagles’ book to be launched May 11

S/West endorses Lulu for re-election

Flamingoes draw host in U-17 W/Cup

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Mikel to miss FA Cup final

Why we approved Hampshire Hotel - Ojo-Oba

Euro clubs scramble for Yobo •Sets to quit Everton

Nigeria approves N1.25bn for W/Cup

More reactions on YarÁdua's death

Thursday's meet- ing of Nigerian and Togolese experts scheduled to work out modalities in Abuja for the inauguration of the bilateral joint commission has been postponed indefinitely. Mr Ozo Nwobu, the spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, t

Nigeria, Togo experts’ meeting postponed

Nigerians ‘ll not forget Yar’Adua — Tapgun

‘Nigeria has lost a great man’

Nigerians lament Yar’Adua’s death

Yar’Adua lived for common people - YUF

Jonathan advised to build on Yar’Adua’s legacies

Yar’Adua was the patron-saint of the Niger Delta — Uduaghan

Yar’Adua: An honest gentleman — Bankole

Obajana Cement spends over N1bn on host communities

Edo women commend P&G on mobile clinic

NNPC floods North with mega, mini stations

Unpaid premium controversy: Insurers insist on payment

StanbicIBTC posts earnings of N59.8bn

CBN says N200bn fund will sustain agric sector

Lagosians adopt voluntary tax compliance

Local content bill will boost GDP – NCRIB boss

Minister commends CPC on war against fake drugs

EFCC to slam fresh charge against el-Rufai•As Yar’Adua’s death stalls his arraignment, Ogbulafor’s

Awo’s patronal day, OAMAC 20th anniversary hold Sunday

You’re not a regional president •Ijaw nation tells Jonathan

Atiku,Wabara, Folarin mourn Yar’Adua

North-West favoured as jostle for vice-president’s seat begins

World leaders, Nigerians lament Yar’Adua’s death

Jonathan assumes presidency •Pledges to uphold Yar’Adua’s values

Govts advised to invest more in education sector

Nigeria at 50: Muslim leaders call for good governance

Brewing danger over choice of new Olofa

Of examination malpractice

IBB: Can a leopard change its skin?

Beggars and the poor

The NMA at 50


Niqab: French men face tough sanctions

Interest, usury and Islam. Lessons from Islamic and ethical finance

Why we can be blinded by jealousy, literally


Killers deserve death

My sister wants to destroy my happiness (2)

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan sworn in as new president

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Nigerian presidents who died in office

Yar’Adua is dead •Burial today in Katsina 2 p.m. •Jonathan to be sworn in 8 a.m. FG declares 7 days mourning, public holiday today

Reps may approve 2-party system

Zambrotta: Leonardo’s uncertain future not an issue for Milan

Who is AC Milan’s player of the season?

My No. 1 position is under threat - Woods

TomTom launches ‘Believe in the Super Eagles’ campaign

Argentina, not a one-man team —Amokachi

... Signs improved contract with Adidas today

Nigeria to play S/Arabia May 30

We can cage Messi - Martins

FIDSON boss calls for improvement in health indices

Experts call for production of appropriate medical books

UTME: Professor Ojerinde knows his onions

Disparity in UME cut-off points is discriminatory

Stop politicising Ibori’s trial for corruption

Scientists say knowledge, consumption of medicinal vegetables low

Male infertility

Let us make Nigeria safe


Tomato, orange juices can prevent kidney stone


Iwajowa LG awards bursary to students

Alao-Akala inaugurates projects in Ogo-Oluwa

Yankwashi LG votes N44m on water

Lg pays NECO fees of students

Eket LG deploys volunteers for construction work

Ogun waterside charges community on project

Shareholders approve GTBank’s 75 kobo dividends, 1 for 4 bonuses

Stanbic IBTC records N8bn profit on gross earnings of N59.8bn

5 Nigerians contest in UK polls

Gas flaring: FG packages incentives for investors in petrochemicals, fertiliser

Omiyale replies Olubadan-In-Council •Says ‘I stand by comments on Alao-Akala’

Allegations of misappropriation of funds, false - Kogi govt

2011: I don’t have any anointed candidate - Mimiko

IBB: Controversy trails signed Okigbo report

Independence celebration: Nigeria invites Arab nations

AC candidate remanded in prison custody

Awo’s patronal day, OAMAC 20th anniversary hold Sunday

FG finally withdraws charges against Ribadu

Ogbulafor, el-Rufai for arraignment today

Nigeria obtains $915m World Bank loan •Foreign reserves drop to $40.30bn

EKITI TRIBUNAL: Oni wins again •Dedicates victory to God •I will appeal - Fayemi

BREAKING NEWS: President Umaru YarÁdua dies

What IBB will do in 2019

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

A baskestball phenomenon in US

Holland drops Nistelrooy

Ibeju Lekki LG tops Lagos Sports Festival

Supporters club partners Glo

NFF picks Super Eagles theme song

Don’t expect new records this year —Bolt

Echiejile: I 'll make it to Abuja

Europe ’ll host 2018 W/Cup –Blatter

Kaita craves for Monaco return

Religious fanaticism: The way out

Kudos to oou

OOU VC, please, re-open the university portal

Adieu Hadji Lawal, Da Grin

The exigency of zoning in Ogun State

‘Tourism: Nigeria important to South Africa’  •SA offers free event visa for FIFA World Cup 

NIPR commends NTDC on tourism promotion

10 African tourism ministers meet •Olunloyo calls for promotion of palaces as museums

How NCMM reactivated Nigeria’s cultural heritage •Olunloyo calls for promotion of palaces as museums

Prayer may be good for your health


‘Banks frustrate war against ATM fraud in Anambra’

2010 budget: Health Ministry to spend N7bn on mosquitoes nets

Probe of Fashola: True Face of Lagos accuses Assembly of bias

Woman disappears with neighbour’s 5-month-old baby

Navy arrests 10 suspected oil thieves in Delta

Clinton, Ajumogobia hold talks in New York

Jos crisis: Army arraigns 5 soldiers for court-martial

We won’t call off strike - Judicial workers

Wrongful retirement: Senate orders reinstatement of Asst. Comptroller-General of Customs

Insecurity: NEMA stockpiles emergency foods, relief materials

2011: Arewa ‘ll support and vote for Jonathan

Eso laments corrupt leadership in Nigeria •Extols J.F. Odunjo’s virtues

Leadership: Aliyu stresses importance of private varsities in Africa

Protesting youths take over LG secretariat in Edo

Bayelsa bomb blast: Police arrest dep gov’s hotel’s CSO

Fire guts Lagos office of EFCC

I’m ready to resign if ... — Ogbulafor

EFCC quizzes el-Rufai, set to arraign him tomorrow

Oil wells: S/Court rejects Rivers’ bid to stop A/Ibom’s revenue payment

Obasanjo replies clerics •Says they need deliverance

Jonathan reconstitutes National Economic Management Team •Aganga, Babalola make list

Kidnapping: FG summons S/East govs, defence minister, service chiefs

FG vows to eliminate oil licensing fraud

TRIBUNAL JUDGMENT: 6,000 policemen deployed in Ekiti •Oni, Fayemi, Fayose appeal for calm

Reps to reduce number of political parties •Reject open ballot system •Ex-govs advocate 2-party system

House Committee on Sports may query NFF •Over $125,000 fine

We’ve not endorsed Akala’s second term bid - Olubadan

Economic planning: We’ve lost direction - Labour

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Patrick Ekeji: A quintessential sports administrator

Iwu’s exit good, but ...

Wikki not yet out of relegation zone - Onyedika

Egwero moves nearer N1m jackpot

Everton offers N750m for Onuoha

Benitez holds crunch talks this week

Obafemi makes Bundesliga’s top ten

Adeleye's club battles relegation in Holland

Nigeria’s new World Cup base to cost more

Nigerians urged to fight against bad governance

... This is Africa’s best chance to win - Utaka

2010 World Cup: Amokachi thrilled by Yobo’s return

Court jails 3 over N8m fraud

Iwu’s removal not solution to electoral problems - Group

Danger looms on Osun bridge on Lagos-Benin expressway

Develop Theatre Arts practice, FG urged

Shell adds 200MW electricity supply to national grid

‘Registered nurses can run clinics’

FG to embark on rehabilitation of Nigerian prisons

‘AIDS responsible for 17.5m orphans in Nigeria’

NLC lauds Oni over promise on workers’ salaries

Allegation of fraud: Ogbulafor should step down - AC

Use your potential for Nigeria’s betterment, VC charges Nigerians

Okonkwo flays Obj’s statement on Jesus

Minister urges NASS to pass national health bill

Polluted environment triggers asthma — Expert

S/East govs back FG on power sector reform

Killings: NUJ cries for help, seeks Jonathan’s intervention

You are rude, lawless, PDP tells Nnamani, Masari, others

Osun enforces ban on smoking in hospitals

Jonathan to start 3-day working visit to Rivers Thursday

We’ve not endorse Akala’s second term bid — Olubadan

Support deregulation of oil sector, Yuguda charges Nigerians

el-Rufai appears before EFCC today •To explain disappearance of N32bn

GOVERNORSHIP RERUN: Oni, Fayemi know fate tomorrow •As tribunal delivers judgment

Explosion rocks Bayelsa •Sylva, deputy’s feud deepens

Arewa backs Yar’Adua’s resignation •Raises team, Turai unhappy with group’s decision

‘Nigerians really appreciate works of art’

Ekiti Kete: Showcasing an artist’s love for his roots

Need to support Alao-Akala’s second term bid

Fraudulent withdrawal with ATM from UBA Plc account

Re: ‘How Kosoko founded Epe’

Why we killed Fulani herdsman

Police explain delay in Dina’s murder investigation

Bauchi drug barons in supremacy battle

The King and the seed

Fatai Akinbade: A man of the people

Commending Nigeria customs



Police to pay N3m compensation to brutalised monarch

Sunday, May 02, 2010

Drogba: Gerrard committed a blunder

Arshavin eyes Barcelona move

I’ll pay £60m to have Ronaldo back - Ferguson

Oyinlola turns Osun SWAN Patron

Egwero unstoppable at AFN Golden League

Lagos Governor's Cup kicks off today

WWF president, Beale, arrives Nigeria May 5

Mayweather remains unbeaten in 41 fights

Bolt records fourth-fastest time •In 200m

Drogba, Mikel listed for WAFU award

Implications of the petroleum industry bill on the nation

Why Ibadan indigenes must support Chief Alao-Akala

Regarding the Catholic Church sex scandal

Ijokodo testing ground: Matters arising

Fayose: Beyond friendship and villainy

When shall we get there?



PDP, Edo govt differ on one man, one vote rally

AC chides OBJ, says statement on Jesus, blasphemous

Why Ogun PDP crisis will continue — Egbetokun

50% of companies in Nigeria don’t render account - SEC

New Gbagi traders appeal to Alao-Akala

Body of Benchers derobes lawyer over professional misconduct

May Day: NLC condemns high rate of killings in Nigeria •Workers are strategic partners — Daniel •Yuguda apologises to Bauchi workers

Oni, Mimiko mourn T. M. Aluko

Olofa: Group asks Saraki to intervene

Ethno-religious crises threaten Nigeria’s unity - Olunloyo

2011: Jonathan’s posters flood Kano

Gunmen kill OOU VC’s orderly in Ibadan

PDP internal crisis normal in politics – Mark

Nnpc assures of building more petroleum product storage facilities

Uduaghan raises Delta workers’ hope on pay rise

Ad calls for sack of all Inec commissioners, others

Loans: CBN gets tough with banks

No regret inviting IBB to Edo rally - Oshiomhole

Ibori finally flees Nigeria

N238m scam: ICPC to get new trial date for Ogbulafor, others

Iwu vows not to hand over to Umeadi

EFCC set to arraign el-Rufai tomorrow •I’m ready for any question - el-Rufai

Confusion in Yar’Adua’s camp •Turai, cabal members disagree over planned resignation, overseas medical trip

Workers shun Jonathan’s plea, begin strike today •Judicial workers threaten to shut down all courts

2011: Pro-Yar’Adua S/South lawmakers lobby Jonathan •Send emissaries to Clark •Opposition parties plan killer punch against PDP

Islamic clerics okay Yerima’s marriage to minor

Over 40 million graduates unemployed - NLC

Traders make fast money at Da Grin’s burial

Nigeria, China join forces against fake drug

NNPC heading for crisis with Kalabari youths in Rivers

Crisis mars Workers’ Day celebration in Osun

2011: Tinubu warned against inciting statements

We’re not out to cause disturbances —Oyo pensioners

Ogbulafor: ICPC hires SAN to lead evidence

Ojukwu backs IBB for president in 2011

2011: Arewa advocates ban of corrupt leaders

How el-Rufai’s arrest was stopped

Nationwide strike: Jonathan pleads for more time •As FG agrees to pay N18,000 minimum wage

How ‘painful leg’ aborted IBB’s presidential campaign in Edo

el-Rufai returns, visits EFCC Tuesday

Saturday, May 01, 2010

Slain pastor, wife buried amidst tears

Warri fire victims appeal to gov

Osun partners US group on N15bn medical village

Niger procures N1.8 billion fertilizer for 2010 season

Three die as building collapses in Auchi

Ekiti varsity Teaching Hospital gets new theatre •Commences free surgery in May

IBB supporters fight back

7,000 ghost workers in Delta civil service

Doctors’ strike: Stranded patients send SOS to FG

Benin-Ore-Shagamu highway to be completed in November 2011 - Minister of Works

Bank Manager flees Nigeria over N7.4bn fraud

Irregularities mar UTME

N900m scam: EFCC arrests 10 LG bosses

2011: Jonathan gets US, Western powers’ nod -PDP Govs also

Senate to debate ex-gov’s marriage to minor

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