Vanguard News Archive for March 2008

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Ebosa promises council office in creeks

Saturday, March 29, 2008

C-River govt threatens striking CRUTECH staff

NSE indicts agencies, banks over high interest rates

Friday, March 28, 2008

Police vow to deal with pipeline vandals, armed robber

Bayelsa Deputy Speaker’s son kidnapped

Bayelsa inherited N75b debt from Jonathan’s govt

Nigeria's foreign reserve hits $60bn

Nigeria now Africa's largest telecom market

Petrol: FG to address ethanol content

N16bn power scam: Prosecute those indicted—Oshiomhole

FG to use Dokubo as star witness against Okah

Thursday, March 27, 2008

US donates $1m body scanners to NDLEA

Orerokpe killings: Community fingers 5 suspects

LG poll: Amaechi urges security beef up

NSCDC boss charges owners of private guards on rule of law

AC slams INEC over non-recognition of Bugaje as National Secretary

Nigeria still plagued by guinea worm — Minister

Anambra begins re-certification of building plans in Onitsha

Ogbulafor wades into protest against Oke

Robbers kill 4 policemen, 3 others in bank raid

Uduaghan tasks oil firms on peace

Navy to take delivery of new gunboats for N-Delta

Senate to empower Navy to fight bunkerers in N-Delta

New policy on projects approval coming

Health budget scam: How N20m was traced to Senate C'ttee

State House Press Corps member, Abiodun is dead

Nigeria, stakeholders agree on N-Delta, Gulf of Guinea

Militants tasked on peace

Celtel ploughs in $4bn into Nigerian economy, says CEO

Bayelsa lawmakers deny move to impeach Gov Sylva

Delta Poly Rector goes tough on students

Edo ANPP backs Oshiomhole

Fuel queues return nationwide

Gunmen snatch N60m from bullion van in P/Harcourt

No more political killings in Nigeria, VP vows

Ogbulafor sets up c'ttee to review Ekwueme's report

61% of new HIV/AIDS infections are women—NACA

Health Ministry's scandal: Senator Obasanjo-Bello defends self

Labour Minister assumes office as Minister of Health

Ika PDP members kick against imposition of LG boss

Rotary Club donates incubators to Warri Central Hospital

Rivers AC petitions IG over PDP's alleged plan to arrest members

Police order arrest of former Obasanjo aide

Miscreants invade Umuahia, extort money from motorists

PPA blames Ohakim's woes on do-or-die politicians

Geometric Power Plant: Anambra to transfer excess supply to Nnewi

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Rivers govt to sponsor bill outlawing ransom payment to free hostages

AC challenges Sylva to clear air on N60b loan

Onuesoke denies betraying Urhobo

Amaechi threatens to expose masterminds of political killings

Graft allegation: I'm innocent — Grange

Missing plane: C-River asks FG to beam searchlight on Cameroun

Edo govt appoints 58 officers without portfolio

My life, family in danger, cries ex-COS

Oil price rises to $102.6 per barrel

Fire outbreak sacks family

Adulteration: NUPENG warns petroleum marketers

Akpabio swears-in 4 judges

Navy confirms losing officers in gun boats' explosion

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Bayelsa on way to greatness, says Sylva

Edo govt alleges plot by election

Graft: Fresh trial for ex-govs Kalu, Turaki

NEITI 2005 Audit Report on Nigerian oil sector out soon, says Prof Asobie

Easter tragedy: Rescue team recovers three more bodies at Ilaje LG

Oni pays tribute to Alara

Plane makes air return over technical problems

500,000 Nigerians live in US—Envoy

Group sues FG over withheld N224bn NDDC fund

Be calm over tribunal verdict, Enoma urges Edo PDP

Presidential poll appeal: Buhari presents 36 bags of exhibits

Lawmaker's wife released, kidnappers arrested

School building collapses, kills 13 pupils

Electoral Reforms C'ttee calls for tribunal judgments

Arunma Oteh to deliver Vanguard award lecture

Finance minister lists obstacles to NEED

Governor Aliyu flays parents for not sending children to school

BNC makes case for Edo language policy

Orerokpe crisis: Govt asks Okpe monarch to step in

Lawmakers want fishing regulated

Abortion: Commissioner threatens to sanction hospitals, doctors

Community threatens showdown with Anambra over compensation

Uwazurike fires back at Okorie over Ojukwu

Reps order nnpc to submit audited account

INEC tasks parties on internal democracy

Rivers poll: Cleric sues for peace

Group lauds Itsekiri

Catholic knights, ladies donate items to Sapele prison inmates

We' 'll frustrate relocation of Ekiti College of Education-AC lawmaker

Power probe: Obasanjo not indicted, says Makarfi

Oil bunkering: Four ex-naval men sue over premature exit

BPE shops for new core investor in NITEL

Senate 'll ensure equitable distribution of amenities

Monday, March 24, 2008

Osunbor needs time to vacate Govt House —Oshiomhole

Why we can’t stop influx of Camerounian refugees—EWA

Stakeholders tasked on preservation of mangrove forest

Osunbor, Ogbemudia shun Anenih son's wedding

Dokubo rallies support for AC

N-Delta: British, US, Nigerian security experts meet today

Vanguard honours 12 banking icons April 18

Chike Obi for burial May 3

Nigeria spent last 8yrs buying darkness—NGIGE, OBI

Railway pensioners appeal to FG over arrears

Police comfirm death of DPO

CJN queries Enugu judge over arrest warrant

P-Harcourt residents lament epileptic power supply

CNPP condemns plans to assassinate Elumelu

Police beat driver over N180

Tribunal's verdict: I'm unshaken —Osunbor

Group asks FG to release Okah to avert fresh mayhem

Era of election rigging, manipulations over — Amaechi

Oshiomhole: Ikimi, Orbi disagree on judgment

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Bayelsa to take over Gbaran-Ubie gas project from FG

Osunbor’s faction backs Ogbulafor — Obadan

Lack of funds stalls FRCN FM projects

Bird flu: FG pays N623m compensation to farmers

NSCDC nets N150m from registration of private security firms

Cleric urges Yar’Adua to alleviate sufferings of Nigerians

Akala condemns AC's stand on Oyo tribual verdict

Umeh calls for Igbo language preservation

Uba absolves PDP from delay in passage of budget

Lawmaker appeals to Yar’Adua on ceded oil wells

Ijaw condemn FG over missing aircraft

Monarch asks FG to cut off militants’ arms supply route

Mark, govs, clerics task Nigerians on sacrifice, selfless servce at Easter

Steyr requires N500m to upgrade plant

Ondo students protest as police van kills two

Akanbi calls for joint effort against corruption scourge

N3.5bn fresh fund for Zinox

Judicial Commission queries lawmakers' power to recall sacked magistrate

Insufficient funds hinder Lagos devt, says Fashola

Court reduces Ebonyi Assembly members to 23

Water scarcity hits Abakaliki

CDHR, NIDR laud judiciary

FG to ensure return of peace to Cameroon

Yar' Adua paying lip service to N/Delta problems—NEM

Workers protest illegal deduction of council funds

Rivers sanitation court swings into action

Eket LG begins monthly physical exercise

Enugu inaugurates c'ttee on boundary disputes

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Expert blames robbery and youth restiveness on drug abuse

NAFDAC under pressure to ban pure water —Akunyili

Ade Ajayi, Segun Olusola, others revive Yoruba heritage

Bomb Blast: Aregbesola faults Oyinlola

Senators, Reps to submit budget details to Yar‘Adua

Oshiomhole urges re-dedication, prayers for Nigeria

Gov. vs successor: IBB, Abdulsalami intervene

Army raids Effurun, Warri for arms

March 29 Kogi poll: ‘How to avert manipulations’

Friday, March 21, 2008

Okorie sues for peace in APGA, discontinues cases in court

Why we walked out of political reform conference — Clark

Only Obasanjo can explain why Nigeria is still in darkness – Atiku

Okotie-Eboh family in court over N3.5b property

Tribunal ruling on Edo a deliberate attempt to cause crisis – Gov's aide

Christian pilgrims in procession in Jerusalem

Militants give N-Delta govs conditions for peace

Woke promises people-oriented projects

3m to vote in Rivers LG poll

Ogun nursing school students protest course tenure

N-Delta devt begins soon, says FG

Sylva swears in Abiri as CJ

Oserheimen vsOshiomhole: AC hails judiciary over ruling

FG, EC in N690m deal

Yar’Adua blames fallen standard of education on past govts

Court quashes perjury charge against ex-Gov Idris

Crisis rocks LG over bid to sack Chairman

Ogun okays asphalt laying for Journalists' estate

Budget delay: Anambra lawmakers threaten to dissolve finance committee

Abia tribunal verdict: We won't appeal —INEC

Lassa fever kills two doctors in Ebonyi

IYC asks kidnappers to free lawmaker's wife

Seadogs to help Police on crime

Mixed reactions trail curfew on Okada operation

10 die in Ondo road crash

N31bn debt to local contractors worries Senate Committee

Sultan, aviation expert sad over missing plane

Court allows Igbinedion 12 days in UK, USA

Missing plane: FG scales down search operation

Adams Oshiomhole:A thorny path to victory

Power probe: Obasanjo, Atiku have case to answer — Elumelu

You must pay compensation, court tells MTN, Celtel

...Oshiomhole, Osunbor, others react

Thursday, March 20, 2008

ADB to build Nigeria-Cameroun highway

PNN, British Council partner on alternative powe projects

Soludo lauds performance of banks

Akala's victory: Ladoja faults verdict, slams monarchs' visit

Ministry clears air on Nigeria’schairmanship of UN peace committee

Drug abuse on the rise in FCT —NDLEA

Prof. Dzidonu, Odufuwa for 'Titans of Tech' lecture

ESLGSC chairman threatens to prosecute corrupt workers

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Why Navy was deployed in creeks —Adekeye

Okojie blasts Osunbor on Edo politics

Easter: FRSC intensifies patrol

Lawmaker disowns wife over links to Nnamani

PPA cautions Yar'Adua on energy scandal

Easter:Cleric calls for sober reflection

Oyegun dissociates Edo ANPP from endorsement of Osunbor

Biukeme warns oil bunkerers

NANS rates Ughelli South LG best

Police kill 4 robbery suspects in Edo

Tribunal verdict: Police deploy 3,000 men in Benin

It's a trauma, wife of missing plane's pilot laments

JTF, pirates in gun battle on Bonny Channel

MTN posts N78bn profit

I won't pay ransom, lawmaker tells wife's kidnappers

ALGON laments master-servant relationship between states, LGs

Chime decries decay in Enugu hotels

ICPC arraigns school Principal

Alisimie community holds 53rd annual conference

Oredo PDP accuses Uzamere of hand picking party leaders

Synergy between NDDC, other stakeholders to enhance devt —VP

Former legislators top nominees for commissioner, SA positions

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Rivers Tribunal nullifies lawmaker’s election

Ondo police arrest suspected robbers

Edo guber polls verdict: Police assure on security

BankPHB withholds N9bn LG health centre projects funds

Alaafin, others pledge support for Gov Akala

Akala:Ajimobi slams verdict

Court bars Metuh from parading self as PDP S-East national vice chair

PDP: Elders Forum storms Govt House

LG poll: Militants task Rivers govt on security

Workers hold Oshimili LG boss hostage over unpaid salaries

SEC defends N1bn capital base for Stock brokers

Camerounian refugees flock to Cross River

NIPOST intercepts fake N29.35bn in scam mails —PMG

Trial of Okirika royal father: Prosecution witness shot dead

We 'll cripple Delta govt's activities if..., NLC threatens

Uduaghan signs N150.4bn budget

Missing plane: Senators want top aviation officials sacked

Lack of potable water worries Imo

Gov Obi, Kanu others condole Chike Obi's family

ASUU blames crisis on govt

LG PDP boss pledges 5000 jobs

6 soldiers escape checkpoint crash

EDSOPADEC laments N21m allocation

Igbinedion varsity invents confidential voting device

JPs found wanting 'll be thrown out—DELTA CJ

NUC rules out recall of Unilorin 49

Power probe: I ’ll cooperate with Reps—Okonjo-Iweala

Kalu frustrates EFCC’s bid to arraign him for fraud before Abuja court

Ebonyi to rehabilitate schools

Anambra to recruit teachers

Ebonyi PPA chair predicts victory in 2011

Igbinedion's trial suffers setback

Monday, March 17, 2008

Withheld N242bn stalls NDDC projects—NGOs

NCP begs Jonathan on missing oil workers

Fayose's bus set ablaze in Ekiti

Osun blast: Suspect indicts AC chieftains — GOVT

Edo ANPP declares confidence in Osunbor

We ‘ll make Tinapa function — FG

Petroleum marketers threaten strike

No deal yet with Jimoh Ibrahim on NICON — FG

Missing aircraft yet to be found

FG wades into PENGASSAN, Mobil Oil face-off

JTF trails arms depot in Warri, Effurun

PDP recruited Ateke Tom to win polls, royal father confesses

3 die celebrating Akala's court victory

I killed Kudirat for State — Sgt Rogers

Contractor seeks support on Ode Itsekiri- bridges

Delta ministry registers 97 NGOs

A-Ibom govt, foreign firm to build $5.2bn port

Ijaw women want Sylva to swear in Abiri as chief judge

N-Delta : Ajuonuma speaks on crude oil shut -in, preparation for 19th World Petroleum Congress

Don tasks FG on special fund for students' intership

Senate C'ttee flays NYSC decision to bar monotechnic graduates from service scheme

AC hails Reps over power sector probe

Ban on alcohol: FCTA set to prosecute offenders

NBA tasks FG on provision of legal fees for indigents

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Ayewoh tasks Yar'Adua on education devt

JTF arrests fake army

We’ll put Yar’Adua on his toes — AC

Nigeria, Cameroon re-affirm commitment to Bakassi pact

Ikere-Ekiti now new site for State University of Education

Security tightens at Oyo Tribunal as Akala, Ajimobi know fate today

Mudiaga-Odje proffers solution to N/Delta crisis

Halt gas pipeline projects outside Nigeria—NIDER

Rivers AC threatens to boycott LG poll

Shell to reduce reserve by 1.3 billion barrels

Recapitalization: Senate Committee summons SEC DG

Mark cautions FG on budget

Gowon faults Obasanjo's demotion of Ayida from GCON to CFR

Wreckage of missing plane found in C-River

Oyedepo identifies leadership as African problem

No plan to withhold N242bn NDDC fund —FG

VP didn't betray MEND's leader, Okah —Orubebe

NICON: Why Terms of Settlement were withdrawn

Vanguard Annual Banking Award: 24 banks vie for 15 awards

Labour Party accuses Chime of squandering N42bn

Anambra plans to honour Chinua Achebe

Onu appeals against Elechi's victory at tribunal

Chike Obi: Family meets over burial plans

Opuoru urges Okere-Urhobo to be law abiding

Ekweremadu commends NDDC's prudence

CDHR livid over extortion of N5,000 from suspects

Itsekiri youths move to uphold peace

Plane en-route Obudu missing

Olubadan cries out: My life is being threatened

25 years after, we still run FUTA on generators — VC

AC desperate — INEC

Who threw 7-year girl into lagoon?

Abacha loot trial: Swiss bid to take evidence aborted

Summon Obasanjo!, Reps tell probe panel

PDP post-convention reconciliation: Atiku, Ikimi, Ajanaku shun Ogbulafor

Friday, March 14, 2008

Ogbulafor, Mark, others lament Chike Obi’s demise

Four Dockworkers crushed to death at Apapa port complex

Rivers govt disowns SPDC over statement

FG must refund N9bn deducted from Lagos revenue —Fashola

Okah, Atatah sue FG

Obasanjo, Atiku meet today in Abuja

FG, Ijaw activists strike accord on withdrawal of soldiers from N-Delta

Atiku asks S\Court to annul Yar’Adua’s election; lists 39 grounds of appeal

Tourism minister condoles Yar'Adua over demise of Emir of Katsina

NITEL relocates headquarters

Senate wants more autonomy for judiciary

Relocation:Court adjourns hearing on varsity site

I won the April 14 election in Ondo,Mimiko tells tribunal

Mark files 28 grounds of appeal

Turaki moves to halt trial again

Nigeria seeks resettlement of Bakassi citizens

How we lost six cops in bullion van robbery, by Enugu CP

Diarrhea outbreak claims 9 children in Anambra

Erosion destroys 8 buildings in Aguata LG

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Why we’re at peace with millitants—Uduaghan

Ibori appeals Federal High Court verdict

AC asks court to void Iwu's appointment for dual nationality

Chike Obi, renowned mathematician, dies at 87

Rivers gets new four judges

Six traders perish in Agbor road crash

Ijaw mourn Dorothy Egbekai

NUC approves 24 courses at AAU

Igbos in diaspora back Yar’ Adua’s electoral reforms

Nigeria plans increase in crude oil supply to Ghana

US group flays Nigeria's human rights record

Senate soft pedals, passes N2.748trn budget

Lagos Police boss promoted to AIG, heads Zone 2

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Ohanaeze crisis: Factions agree to S/East govs' mediation

Onosode hails Delta over investments

Recovered arms belong to Ateke—ARMY

FCTA to assess area councils

Tribunal orders recount of ballot papers

Oyo faults call by Agbakoba to snub Oyo Chief Judge

Education varsity: Fayose tells Gov Oni to tread softly

Oko Poly suspends 25 workers over NYSC racketeering

FRSC to impound vehicles with tinted glasses

Bad fuel: Oando faces class action lawsuit

Senate probes Obasanjo's sale of FCT houses

N-Delta: Gowon laments neglect, militants attack Julius Berger

Reps move to amend NLNG law

AC asks Yar'Adua to probe power sector

ETB rewards Moneygram customers

Community issues quit notice to illegal bunkerers

JTF uncovers another illegal pipeline in Eleme

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Senate lauds Amaechi on war against militants

Food poisoning: Reps reject move to involve NAFDAC, NEMA

Perjury: Ex-Gov Idris knows fate March 19

Appeal Court annuls Muhammad’s election as Bwari\AMAC rep

Tribunal summons Onovo, 76 others over non-declaration of assets

Immigration intercepts arms

NBA asks lawyers to snub Oyo Chief Judge

Ondo govt functionaries signed election result sheets—MIMIKO

Abia Assembly okays N57.989bn budget

SON to sanction firms over poor standard

Abia LG Election Tribunal begins sitting

Guaranty Trust Bank starts operations in UK

Senate probes Kogi killings

Senate approves Ogebe’s nomination to Supreme Court

Court accuses Kalu of using delay tactics to frustrate trial

Anti-graft war: EFCC targets Govs' aides, friends

Oil price hits $109pb high

Father laments sons' abduction

60 students get BankPHB’s scholarship

Delta govt advised against acquisition of Ogbe-Ijoh land

Omoigberai petitions Osunbor, CP over threat to life

Warri South NULGE wants graduate teachers absorbed

Monday, March 10, 2008

Controversy trails Edo’s PDP congress

Uvwie crisis deepens as Eruowho family heads to court

N20m grant: AC, DPP blamed for losing out

Heavy downpour renders Bayelsa roads inaccessible

PDP national convention delegate dies

Herdsmen, natives in Benue communal clash

EFCC, ICPC recover N600bn from individuals

Tribunal upholds Adedibu's son election

Forensic experts demonstrate alleged rigging

Respect for rule of law 'll curb corruption—Yar'Adua

NLC faults no-arrest order for Odili

Abacha loot: Court restrains FG from bringing foreign interogators

Bamaiyi asks court to set him free

Ibori loses bid to transfer case

N274bn NDDC fund: FG asks Court to strike out group's suit

My victory, act of God —Ohakim

HIV/AIDS: Enugu leads prevalence rate in S/East

Board vows to keep Delta clean

Tribunal upholds Ettah's election

Yar'Adua orders AG to probe judgment debts against govt

NICON: Minister replies Jimoh Ibrahim

Mobile courts for street hawkers in Abuja

Another 6-yr-old boy kidnapped in P-Harcourt

Group faults Appeal Court's verdict on presidential poll

Economists lauds BPE over ALSCON's privatisation

Split mgt for JSS, SSS hampers learning —Ovirie

558 civil servants get promotion in Anambra

Modibbo orders restoration of over 2000 revoked land titles

PDP convention orderly, peaceful — INEC

Ogbulafor's election, a miracle—UGOCHUKWU

Ohanaeze crisis:Court restrains Irukwu, Achuzia

S/East senators grumble over Ogbulafor

Sunday, March 09, 2008

RSIEC employs 15,000 adhoc staff for LG poll

Inadequate species for Optometry students worries UNIBEN VC

Edo PDP: Ogbemudia blasts Anenih

NGO wants DESOPADEC's allocation deducted from source

Delta to acquire land used for militant activities

NNPC starts work on damaged pipeline, petrol 'lake' at Arepo

Reps c'ttee tracks down $13bn power funds

Yar'Adua orders return of NICON to Ibrahim

Appeal: Buhari files 20 new grounds against Yar'Adua

Women march naked, invoke curses over arson

Ijaw youths hail Uduaghan over electricity

Okah, Atatah alive, healthy —Lawyer

Yar’Adua advises Christians to pray for peace in Nigeria

Adeboye, 66, shops for successor

Neither Anyim nor Egwu… the emergence of Ogbulafor

Saturday, March 08, 2008

Family petitions Uduaghan over succession

Delegates disappointed as no ‘Ghana must go'

Bullion van tragedy: Lagos agency puts smiles on faces of victim’s family

Emir of Katsina dies

Adamawa poll rerun: Buhari joins forces with Atiku, others

ASUU/Unilorin 49 and FG in battle royale

Acid bath:Sad end of ‘unfaithful wife’ I caught her romancing my best friend and killed her, Husband

Ahmadu Ali deplores godfatherism in PDP

High wire politics that produced Ogbulafor

G-21 shuns convention, Ogbulafor weeps

Umar says Obasanjo should present himself for probe

Friday, March 07, 2008

Ex-Gov Idris asks court to quash perjury charge against him

For PDP convention, security tightened in Abuja

PENGASSAN, Mobil poise for showdown over sack of union leaders, others

Rainstorm blows off roof of Adedibu's house

Resign, reps tell Aliyu

PDP: Enugu factional chairman goes into hiding over arrest warrant

Cultism:Ebonyi Assembly drops 4 nominees

Orji assures on victory at Appeal court

Lekan Balogun alleges plot by Adedibu to disrupt convention

INEC cancels congresses in 8 states

Thursday, March 06, 2008

Ogulagha youths chase Agip workers from flow station

N5bn leisure centre planned for oil workers in creeks

419 allegation: Senator Aliyu shuns Reps panel

Fuel scarcity resurfaces in Rivers

Militants meet over Okah

Kwara AC wants PDP's witness arrested

Ex-Gov Idris was my student in Buguma Kings College —PRINCIPAL

Arik may become national carrier to four nations

Osogbo tribunal admits video clips of alleged PDP's rigging

Yar'Adua approves Ogun/Guangdong free trade zone

Tribunal rejects ACcandidate's bid to reopen case

Universities need 60,000 lecturers for effectiveness— ASUU

EFCC vows to arrest Odili

Bad Fuel: Oando, Mobil own up

Reps berate banks’ high interest rates

Celtel apologises to subscribers

Gowon, Danjuma task past leaders

Court rejects FG’s request to return MASSOB leader, Uwazuruike to prison

Senate to probe Ajaokuta, others

Dangote, world's 334th richest

Govt can’t finance electricity project alone — PHCN

Police intercept lorry with 171 bags of Indian hemp

Rivers to conduct referendum

Rainstorm kills 5-yr-old , injures 20

Okocha merely blowing hot air —Uduaghan

Uvwie monarch warns youths

Edo lawmakers reject committee's audit brief

Nigeria still a major transit point for illicit drugs—NCB

PPA exco decides candidacy of Kalu, March

Think Tank inaugurates constitution review committee

Bad Fuel: Gunvor Absolves self of Blame

Ex-soldier nabbed with 8 bags of Indian Hemp

Youths warn against impeachment of Imegwu

N240m wasted on production of law books by past administration—Edo CJ

Elumelu dedicates award to Nigerian youths

Ikenyina decries zoning of PDP chairmanship

Rep warns on erosion menace in Anambra

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Ebebi tasks Ijaw students on Izon struggle

We'll tap, harness youth talents—UDUAGHAN

German hostage regains freedom

Community threatens SPDC operations in Bayelsa

Crisis: Bayelsa PDP Chairman begs for intervention

I'm under pressure to drop case against Uduaghan —Okocha

Court restrains EFCC from arresting Odili

Yar'Adua moves against imposition of candidates

Edo Speaker falls down as chair collapsed at tribunal

Stop Obasanjo from sponsoring candidates, INHRO warns PDP

Itsekiri 'll team up with Ijaw in Warri North —Omolubi

PDP chief blames Bayelsa crisis on politics

Anenih's PDP faction declares support for Osunbor

Work begins on Dangote’s Ibese cement plant in June

Tribunal stays proceedings over Aregbesola’s case at Appeal Court

Mohammed Ali, Mike Tyson, others on voter's register in Ondo— Tribunal witness

My generation has failed Nigera –– Danjuma

Expatriate, two children abducted in Port Harcourt

Nine persons feared dead as gunboat, passenger boat collide

FG unveils four-year industrial Development Strategy

PDP extends tenure of Imo exco

Anglican church commences work on specialist hospital

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Rivers IEC rejects 24 PDP candidates

Police seizes Edo PDP secretariat

Mobil confirms oil spill in A-Ibom

Edo govt orders closure of Akhigbe Nursing Home

We'll deliver democracy dividends—IMOKE

Shell trains, employs 79 N-Delta engineers

MOSEND gives Mobil Exxon 21-day ultimatum

Grange decries non-commercialization of R&D results

ICPC arrests deputy director over N22.3m fraud

NDRPCM, militants in fresh move to stop hostage taking

Yar'Adua should be grateful to Atiku over 3rd term – Senator Nazif

FG stalls return of NICON to Ibrahim

Bad fuel: FG blacklists importer

Bayelsa PDP's crisis worsens

Motorists with invalid insurance to be fined N.25m

Nigeria’s forests disappearing at rate of 1.36 per cent annually'

Scientists to launch stress tolerant rice variety

Edo House wants relief materials for disaster victims

Ijaw women salute Georgina, women leader

Contractors appeal for govt’s intervention

$20 bn investment in N/Delta 'll boost economy—SHELL

Non-release of NDDC funds worries

Why Nigeria has not started nuclear plant —NNRA

Lawmaker asks court to halt fresh poll in Kogi, Adamawa, others

Lecturer protests reinstatement of dismissed magistrate

Impeachment: Uduaghan asked to declare position on Speaker

Rep faults Senate on 419 allegation

FAO invests N47.2bn

...as monarch seeks his intervention on Uvwie kingship

PDP hails conduct of Delta congress

Edo PDP: Anenih dismisses NEC's recognition of Osunbor

Politicians want me to fight Vice President—SYLVA

Don't increase doctors' pay, group warns FG

FG, Transcorp strike deal on NITEL

Monday, March 03, 2008

Bayelsa backs commerce, tourism

Tribunal grants Ogboru's prayer to inspect electoral materials

Youths beat up street urchins over attempt to burn Police post

NDLEA arrests nine suspects with over N20m cocaine at Abuja airport

Rep faults Senate on 419

Change abound not only in the US

FG records N520bn budget deficit

Four international airports up for lease

Bench warrant issued on former Edo Resident Electoral Commissioner

Fire razes Delta Agric ministry

Warri South denies using contractors for revenue collection

Edo to partner Zimbabwean farmers

PDP convention: I'll accept Obasanjo’s support —Ogbeha

Land allocation: PPFN urges lawmakers to probe FCT

Violence rocks Kano, Niger states

We're leaving Nigeria with positive feelings —APRM

Fire guts Warri Spare Parts Market

Communities give Chevron 7-day ultimatum

Edo PDP crisis, hindrance to state progress, says BNC

Bankole assures constituencies of basic amenities

Labour Party dissociates self from call for sack of tribunal

Abba chides Ebeano's congress

Igwes'death most traumatic — MBADINUJU

FG goes tough on use of diplomatic passports

Sunday, March 02, 2008

Rights group wants education for kidnappers

FERMA unveils plans for trailer

NBA asks Bayelsa Assembly to resume legislative duties

Two transformers disappear in Obomkpa

PDP NEC recognises Sadoh as Edo party's chairman

I'm not probing anybody, says DTHA finance committee's boss

FCDA to test uncompleted buildings

2nd Vanguard Annual Banking Award holds April

Tinubu emerges Yoruba Ambassador

EU Consultant task N-Delta govts on development

UNPP boss advocates proper use of funds

Ijaw group lauds tribunal's verdict on Yar'Adua

Saturday, March 01, 2008

Edo PDP crisis deepens

Contaminated fuel in Lagos confirmed

419 lawmakers: Senator Aliyu faces Reps probe

Bayelsa PDP Crisis:MPs side Jonathan against Gov. Sylva

Why we can’t fight Yar’Adua — Reps

Militants strike again in Port-Harcourt, raze police station

Presidential polls: Tribunals judgement is a treat to democracy --Ben Obi

Friday, February 29, 2008

Militants kill hostage despite paying N2 million ransom

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