Vanguard News Archive for February 2009

Friday, February 27, 2009

Golf stars take Lagos by storm as TPC tees off next week

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: Okala urges Amodu to look for ‘hungry’ players

Glo-Lagos Half Marathon dwarfs Jo’burg Marathon in Prize money

2010: South Africa to battle ticket fraud, other crimes with N60bn

Ogbemudia’s framework for sports has stood the test of time

Glo Premier League Fallout:My players disappointed me -Eguavoen

Poaching: Ngerem slams Ebewele, says his approach fosters gangsterism

Talks about foreign Technical Adviser for Rangers are mere distractions — Chukwu

Asari is no longer relevant to our struggle in the Niger Delta—MEND

Nollywood’s built on a wrong footing — Fidelis Duker

I want my family affairs kept private — Peter Okoye

Mr. Right? God, I need prayers to get one –– Portia Yamahan

I was harassed sexually — Bukola Awoyemi

What I have passed through at 80

Civil war or not, Igbo have no apologies for Nigeria, says Uwechue

Only a credible Igbo man will get Ohanaeze support — Achuzia

Before reason dies finally

CAN holds prayer congress...urges Nigerians to remain steadfast

Walking in dominion

The Voice Of Christ Reality: Be joyful (III)

Lawmakers threaten to impeach Gov Mimiko for freezing 18 councils’ account

Fashola pays N5b pension arrears, urges teachers to return to work

Uduaghan, Sylva condemn Britain over travel advisory

Kidnapping threat: Okiro propososes bill to register GSM subscribers

Mimiko decries partisan role of traditional institutions

Death in custody: Coroner orders policemen prosecution

PDP’s bid to reconcile Fayose, Oni’s factions deadlocked

Mixed reactions greet CAN’s vote of no confidence

Gov Orji debunks EFCC money laundering story

Economic meltdown can bring down government — Arewa

Unity or no unity, Ndigbo are ripe to produce Nigeria’s president — Richard Ozobu

The younger generation has more at stake — Uwechue

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Scarcity of eggs hits Jalingo

Court adjourns Sado, Ekhabafe suit till April 21

NLC's N2bn loan for Zamfara workers flops

FG gives airlines indebted to FAAN two weeks ultimatum

Group decries FG’s handling of anti-graft crusade

Nekede Poly Council chairman commends management

JTF, victims' families resolve rift over killing of 3 in Bayelsa

C-River boosts CRUTECH with N83m lab equipment

NSCDC threatens to seal illegal private guards’ firms

Idris wants Russians back to Ajaokuta

VP Jonathan, vision and positive change

NNPC calls for increased use of local barytes

Bullish trend continues, drives share value by N85bn

Transcorp declares N16bn loss, plans diversification

Eds microfinance bank opens shop

Stock market : Cement equities still viable — Vetiva

SON to destroy 2,744 substandard Gas Cylinders

PHCN workers threaten to throw the nation into darkness

Same Old Stories

Bayelsa community at the mercy of the Forcados River

$180m bribe: Prosecute indicted persons now — CDHR, SERAP

Intellectual Property Law Reports: Lawyers moment of relief—Adeleye

Kogi lures teachers back to classrooms

IIJ hails Senate's decision on return of Area 11 property

Enugu, Vietnamese govt in new deal

Fashola pays N5bn pension arrears

'Retrial of Okocha's petition against Uduaghan non-issue'

Amaechi's wife advocates vibrant rural ecomomy

Shun hostage taking, VP urges N-Delta youths

Threat to Vanguard GM’s life: 2 suspects arraigned, granted bail

Printing more Naira: Poisonous economic therapy

Senators back Iwu, say he can't be sacked

APGA supporters jubilate over Appeal court ruling

Rethinking constitutional reform strategies

Education critical to MDG goals, says Amaechi

Cult killings: Oshiomhole expresses concern

I was not forced to resign, says ex- commissioner

Lawmaker condemns attack on Utorogun Gas Plant

JTF kills armed robber in Delta

Plateau PDP splits

Crisis: CAN got it wrong, by Bauchi govt

Abuse procurement process and be jailed, BPP boss warns

Appeal court assumes jurisdiction in Agbaso’s case

Anambra reads riot act to contractors

Rivers tasked on empowerment scheme

Oha elders warn Orerokpe community over land

A-Ibom royal fathers place curse on kidnappers

FG removes excise duty on 7 products

EKITI RE-RUN: Ogbulafor, NWC members relocate to Ado-Ekiti to beg Fayose

Bayelsa teachers suspend strike

Bankole suspends main opposition leader for two weeks

Kano keeps tab on okada riders

Plateau youths call for state police

Time for intellectual approach to N-Delta struggle —VP

Teachers' association threatens strike

Inquiry into Ogbe-Ijoh/Aladja crisis begins

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

14,000 Nigerians killed in ethno-religious crises —Makinde

Gov Aliyu wants more women in politics

Funtua electricity consumers get 1,500 pre-paid meters

Nigeria, 8 W-African states in polio

Appeal Court upholds Delta Speaker's election

Robbers kill three, injure two in Abeokuta

Teachers' strike paralyses schools' activities in S-West

Delta Vision 20-2020 Steering C'ttee meets tomorrow

Anambra LGs promote 5,000 workers

CBN descends on bureaux de change

Police to arraign 2 today over threat to Vanguard GM’s life

Nigeria of the faithfuls

Nigeria and the kidnappers

Agricultural policy formulation: AFAN wants partnership with FG

Steel sector laws need review — Bankole

Congestion: 100 ships await berth at Lagos ports and oil terminals

Meltdown: UBA to inject funds in Ebonyi

Govt securities records 86% over subscription

Pathetic tale of a fake pharmacist-cum-medical doctor

America is a failed state of this century —Odia Ofeimun (2)

NERDC tasks state govts, end-users on new 9-Year Basic, SSE curricula

Sam Egwu’s visit to Govt College, Calabar

Oshiomhole allocates N6.11b for education, to arrest decay

Food Science Institute cautions on NAFDAC leadership

ANPP accepts ruling on Niger gov

Don't waste state resources on re-run, Ekiti AC tells PDP

NYSC tasks community over missing corp member

10 cultists drown in Rivers

Oil sector reforms to shave jobs, says minister

NAFDAC seizes N336m rotten frozen fish

Court remands PEF official in Kuje prisons

Bank workers petition Senate over unethical practices

Reducing Road Accidents

Flood worries as the rains come knocking

Ogoni youths warn against Shell resumption

Police parade five teenagers for alleged robbery

Igbo stores closed as peace returns to Bauchi

ICAN, ANAN disagree over CIMA

NUT drags Imo govt to Tribunal

Court orders arrest of LG’s education secretary

Foundation to hold summit on kidnapping

PDP chieftain commends Anambra NLC for suspending strike

Stop kicking against transfer, NUT warns

No to printing more naira

Egbokodo-Itsekiri protest exclusion from security meeting

Bauchi crisis religious —CAN

CSM claims three in Sokoto

Row over paternity of 9-yr-old boy

Meltdown may worsen varsities' fortune—Don

Meningitis outbreak in Zamfara

Lawmaker condemns call for Iwu's sack

S-East, S-South Speakers to meet on Bauchi crisis

Mob razes Southern Ijaw LG secretariat, injures two

Efcc arraigns 6 Ghanaians over N330million theft

UNEP team set to clean up Ogoni land

Six killed in Bauchi auto crash

Man kills mother's friend, dumps her body at GRA

NUPENG worried about attacks on refineries

Mimiko freezes LGs account, dissolves boards of commissions, parastatals

10 suspected cultists feared drowned in Rivers

No one can sack me—Iwu

Asaba LG boss battles armed robbers on Asaba-Benin road

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Immigrations asks Nigerians to obtain e-passport

Ebosa lauds Uduaghan’s policy on small businesses

Group wants Isoko native as NDDC executive director

Most varsity graduates unemployable—Minister

Fresh trial of Okocha's petition against Uduaghan begins today

NASU directs member on SUBEB transfer not to vacate office

Bayelsa converts NRC, SDP secretariats to satellite prisons

Edo to boost cocoa production

'Katsina prisons have 1,300 inmates'

Fashola launches safety traffic advocacy

The Patriots lists ways for peoples' constitution

Two Policemen get cash reward for diligence

Daniel vs Amosun: Judge steps down

Whose Palliatives?

He criticized my performance

Re-inventing local self-governance

FANAF worries over impact of global crisis

Leadership confab holds in South Africa, UK

Global crisis, 20 million jobs under threat — ILO

Nigeria can be self sufficient in food –– US envoy

Bulls return, boost share value by N18bn

UBA boosts FG’s 7-point agenda with N50bn Agric fund

RECESSION:Print Naira now —Jimoh Ibrahim

Nigeria, Algeria Commit selves to $12b Trans Sahara Gas Pipeline Project

Lagos Island: The dreaded CBD becomes toast of investors

Zinox thinks power, launches laptop with 13-hour battery life

We have the capacity to produce 3 million PCs in a year- Zinox boss

30,000 cows for artificial breeding in Jigawa

Reps to curtail President’s power on military deployment

Jonathan heads Ekiti re-run campaign team

Fayose calls for dissolution of Ekiti PDP exco

Akpabio grants two poisoners amnesty

Opposition parties in Bayelsa want Iwu's INEC sacked

Port congestion: Shipping firms lose N2.4bn

How ex-Gov Kalu diverted N5bn Abia funds—EFCC

Yar'Adua okays boards for aviation, education

Estate developers target .5m houses annually

Anambra workers resume as NLC calls off strike

Gov Orji congratulates Mimiko

Odenema condemns plot to unseat NDYM president

ADC hails court's ruling on Agagu

JCCR: Senate denies sharing N352 million retreats

NCC denies plans by GSM operators to hike tariff

Senate advocates power to try offenders for EFCC

I'll step on toes, says Mimiko

Imo community razed over leadership tussle

Clerics in court over church leadership

CAN condemns Bauchi killings

Bauchi crisis victims reject govt's aid

State creation: Imo c'ttee pledges equity

Senator tasks Yar’Adua on revenue

Uvwie monarch sues for peace

Group condemns attack on Clark

Uduaghan to be guest speaker at London roundtable on N-Delta

Obi, Ngige clash over projects

Yar'Adua, Shekarau task leaders on devt

Dr. Olusegun Rahman Mimiko sworn-in as Ondo State governor

National Economic Council votes N323bn for power

Rivers moves to fast-track IPP

JTF opens fire on protesting Ubeji youths, kills three

Monday, February 23, 2009

Fayose blames PDP woes on Obasanjo, party leaders

Fashola dissociates govt from illegal arrests, levies

FRSC to try crash helmet violators in mobile courts

Anambra: Group carpets NLC over plans to call off strike

‘ANSEPA working despite strike’

Traditional ruler fingered in Nibo land case

Anambra reacts to resignation of officials

Lawmaker faults agitation for state creation

Robbers raid medicine dealers home in Imo

Vacuum in Ondo Govt House

'We 'll allow court decide Edo PDP chairman —Ogbemudia

Oil thieves devise new strategy

Tension in Enerhen as elders suspend community leaders

Isoko group faults DESOPADEC on projects

FG to upgrade UNTH, ABUTECH, Nat. Hospitals, others

Amaechi blames N-Delta crisis on neglect

Group lauds Uduaghan on security

AC advises DPA on mega-city controversy

Missing Phone …

Government is the cornerstone in any energy integration process - Osezua

Kaduna Refinery TAM to gulp $20m – Barkindo

Oshiomhole for 6th annual Aret Adams lecture series

Stock market: Brewery sector looks defensive, sustainable — Vetiva

Mallam Talba resumes as NERC administrator

Shareholders decry non posting of FinBank share certificates

N1.75tr Trans-Sahara gas pipeline project viable – Barkindo

Money supply, credit to private sector shot up by 59% in 2008

AVRIS partners 2,500 hospitals to promote safety

LUTH oxygen plant nears completion

Fashola hails judiciary

Labour Party's race to power

Ijaw nation rejects

One killed, 5 injured in Lagos auto crash

PDP’s losing streak in the south continues

Ondo final judgment: Mimiko wins

Mimiko: End of PDP's hold in South-West

Long, tortuous journey to Ondo state house

Queen Delta mourns death of sextuplets’ mother

N1.5bn defamation suit: Goje loses bid to secure court order punishing RMFAC

Nine die, 13 wounded in Benue road crashes

NERC: Senate insists on Babalola's appearance today

3 die in Mimiko's celebration dance

Afenifere, Aregbesola laud Ondo appeal

PHCN assures Isoko South LG on electricity supply

Mimiko freezes Ondo accounts

It's victory for democracy —LP, NLC, TUC

Mimiko: Iroko's rise to stardom

Bayelsa urged to probe disruption of KEFFES leaders, Chevron parley

NGO sets up centre for pregnant teenagers

Red alert! Kidnappers target Lagos churches

Panic in Bayelsa PDP over Appeal Court's ruling on Agagu

Ijaw now have identity in Nigeria, says VP Jonathan

Bauchi crisis worsens:...9 lives lost, 13 churches torched so far

Steve Chinua Ogwu fake journalist / blackmailer arraigned

Gov’s bonanza for Yobe bachelors!

Ocean Boys FC in mourning over killing of 7 supporters

Appeal Court sacks Agagu, Ondo State Governor

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Bauchi crisis: Jos tightens security

Consultants to train Benue teachers

A birthday manna for widows in Lagos

Senate President, Yobe govt ,others mourn El-Kanemi

Ondo LP chieftain escapes suspected assassins

Court didn't indict us of electoral malpractice, says Ekiti PDP

Oni's political appointees remain sacked— Acting Speaker

Education conference holds in Jos

Reps to probe importation of petroleum products

Mother of sextuplets dies after delivery

LUTH spends N1.6m on diesel daily

Africa not immuned to global crisis fall-out, says IMF

Nigeria, Ghana insurers named in Aon's bribery scandal

Stakeholders meet to avert maritime workers' strike

Ondo:Agagu, Mimiko know fate today

Drivers plan to establish driving school in Anambra

Bayelsa AC flays passage of 2009 budget

Uduaghan vows to cater for senior citizens

Ajumogobia pledges FG's commitment to security in N-Delta

Atiku has lost his presidential —EDEBIRI

Mark – Right On Time

‘Nigerians Don’t Believe in Themselves’

Understanding the Role of Financial Analysts

The Agony of an Industrialist

FG to Partner States on Low-Income Housing

Demolition in Lagos Worries Micro Finance Banks

Hard Times are Here

Main One to land submarine cable from Portugal to Nigeria

Zain to lift Nigerian education with Zain Africa challenge

CBN in Battle for the Soul of the Naira

Economic Crisis: Balogun Blames Govt, Regulatory Authorities for Poor Handling

NAPEP's COPE reaches 250 families in Kogi

Senate moves to legalise NAPEP

Death toll rises to 11 in Bauchi crisis

Mixed reactions greet Ibrahim's call for more naira

Yar'Adua presents Bill to amend Land Use Act

14,200 perform Christian pilgrimage

Confirm Nwadialor as Customs boss, FG urged

Fire guts Nekede poly

Company for Treena

Taking a bow?

Shell' MD tasks FG on stable operating environment

Militants strike in P-Harcourt, abduct two

Transportation: Amaechi apologises to Rivers people

Kidnappers abduct Dep CBN Gov’s mother in Imo

Govt House shooting: Policemen to face trial

IMSU introduces e-payment for fees

Gunmen engages JTF troops in fresh shootout in Bayelsa

Itsekiri youths protest Globe Star's alleged discrimination

A-Ibom govt assures displaced traders on relocation

Delta procures 2 armoured personnel carriers for police

Budget proposal: Warri South LG boss lauds lawmakers

Achebe to deliver Pope John XXIII Lecture

Lari Williams: A word with Theatre La Masque

I will take a shot again at the Presidency-- Bashir Tofa

We are preaching to N-Delta militants — Rt Revd Ide, Bishop of Warri

All the money I made from magic went into drugs, says Peller's son

Owen Jackson Obaseki: I raised over 200 doctors

Saturday, February 21, 2009

How we're re-branding NAN, by Remi Oyo

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES' CRISES: Bringing down the roof on the House?

N2.3 bn car probe report: The intriguing story of a probe

Tension in Ondo

Politicians blamed for religious crisis in Bauchi


Oghogeheme aims to dominate national athletics

Nigeria can regain past football glory, says Amuneke

Thousand cries of pain

CBN urged to monitor implementation of policies

Why we are developing Olokola Free Trade Zone — Ondo govt

South-East will be Nigeria’s fastest growing economy soon —Chris Okoye

Africa loves football, deserves to host 2010 world cup --- Tymoschuk

I paid dearly for my mistakes — Barbara Soky

I took a break to plan my future and then ...— Tosin Jegede

White paper on electoral reform committee ready —Yar’adua

Rumours of reprisal attack of Jos crisis grips Adamawa

Forcados River washing away Bayelsa community

Trailer crushes bus conductor ‘Gongo Aso’

Lagos' ailing bridges

South south leaders flay appointments in oil sector

Trader delivers sextuplets in Sagamu

How armed robbers killed eight policemen

Assassins kill Ebo, PDP chieftain in Abia

Ekiti: ‘AC ahead of PDP’

Expert blames banks for moneylaundering

Ports Congestion: NPA bars vessels from entering Nigeria

Mamora: The choirmaster on sabbatical in the Senate

Gurara water project: FG targets 430 MWs of electricity

One-hand commercial driver laments menace of Agberos

What’s sex got to do with love? (2)

Friday, February 20, 2009

My near-death experience — Rymzo

2009 budget: Executive must implement N60bn constituency projects — Reps

Senate queries Maduekwe over disbursement of N15.2bn

Fashola wants FG to release N49bn foreign reserve

2009: Nigeria will not disappoint FIFA — Lulu

Poaching impedes Nigeria’s sports development — Ogbemudia

Militants killed my father for nothing — Oritonye

We Don’t Care About Loss Of Foreign Understanding—MEND

Niger-Delta struggle: ‘ Ijaw is losing sympathy’— Dr Chris Ekiyor, IYC President

Can Akunyili really “re-brand” Nigeria?

What’s sex got to do with love?

Nollywood is dying— Francis Onwochei

Naija Music Idol: Fittest 9 in the house

It broke my heart to see my father on the street, Kokoro’s son

Hip Hop World Awards hold May

Re-run: TMG urges Ekiti people to be on alert

Five killed as hospital complex collapses

Fasting, prayer can’t change Nigeria —Mike Okonkwo

Our greatest fears for Nigeria— Adeboye, Okonkwo, Uma Ukpai, Oritsejafor

Ekiti: NLC renews call for Iwu’s sack

Kogi Lawmakers to monitor budget implementation

Dakingari presents N59.9bn budget to Kebbi Assembly

Oil theft: 13 Filipinos 65years imprisonment

WAEC releases 2008 results, records huge failure

Two killed, scores injured as PDP supporters clash

FG, state govts to raise $5bn for power generation

Militancy : Yar’Adua others sue for peace

Delta probes disruption of Clark's reception

NUT strike cripples activities in Bayelsa schools

Govt upgrades College of Health Technology, Calabar

Thursday, February 19, 2009

NIMET warns of severe weather conditions this year

DELSU VC nominated for Int'l Socrates Award

Amaechi tasks contractors on early completion of projects

Alaere Alaibe and the genuine rewards of doing good

Ondo governorship: Tension as court gives judgement date

Meltdown: Gov Daniel slashes expenditure further

Police to prosecute 7 dismissed officers for mutiny

Who rules Ekiti next?

My goal is to have a place in history — Oni, Ex Ekiti gov

Courts shield corrupt ex-govs, says Waziri

World Bank to partner Anambra on projects

News Analysis: Strike: Anambra Elders, Rights groups, others fault NLC

Police kill one, arrest two robbery suspects

Court discharges musician over defamation of Anenih's name

Fresh plot to attack Plateau—Jang

Shake-up in aviation sector: NAMA boss,10 directors axed

UNIBEN faults Benin elite on Gbenedio's appointment

Gov Ohakim’s wife advises pilgrims to Isreal

BYC decries Edo North alleged domination

FHA builds 25,000 houses in Abuja, Lagos

Why we can't sack Gov Aliyu Babangida from office — COURT OF APPEAL

Gov Obi tasks youths on agriculture

Edo wants organisations registered

Publish Rotimi's letter, Senator tasks Maduekwe

Arrest of Almajiris in Niger untrue—Aliyu

Lagos partners Argentina on food production

Pfizer acquires Wyeth for $68bn

Why Nigeria delays sending troops to Somalia—Minister

Isoko youths apologise to Clark, Aginighan

NSE reinstates commitment to demutualisation

You Can’t Cut Pay!

From Obalende, a cry for government intervention

FG should domesticate CEDAW, protect women from violence

At last, T.A. Orji is rid of opprobium

NHIS registers 4 million Federal civil servants

My victory, from Allah— Gov Aliyu

S-East PDP moves to woo ex-Govs

Imo reads riot act to workers

WRPC's MD commends host communities

Vanguard, Silverbird institute ‘Living Legend’ award

CBN restores Savannah Bank's licence

Senate passes State of Nation Act

JTF rescues 2 Russian hostage

Bankole blasts colleagues over attitude to work

Undergraduate hacks mum to death, buries her

Bayelsa Assembly passes 2009 Budget

Shell denies involvement in Ogoni crisis

Rumpus over demotion of 45 school principals in Delta

FG Inaugurates 15-man committee on sale of babies in Aba Hospital

I have no hand in plans to remove Daniel - Deputy

CBN signs MOU with Delta Women on Agriculture

Sexuality aesthetics in the art of two African sisters

Sparkling Strokes of Abraham Uyovbisere....

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

VC stresses importance of varsity education

The Nigerian way is dour

Missing phone: Kogi govt strips journalists naked

Gov Elechi threatens to expose corrupt officials

‘Nigerians should see govt as instrument of devt’

FRSC reads riot act to Okada riders in Imo

Militants strike in Bonny, abduct two

Police to sue Agadagba of Egbema kingdom over kingship tussle

Analyst hails Edo budget

Security operatives avert bloodshed in Warri South

CLO hails Ekiti Appeal Court ruling

GIABA tasks Reps on anti-terrorism bill

N-Delta crisis exaggerated, says UN Asst S-General

Sylva declares support for manpower devt

Bill Gate, Abubakar, Al Gore inspire me, says Olajumoke

Group hails Aliero over property tax

Ude tasks communities on govt projects

Imo NUJ clears chairman of misconduct

Nigeria tops Africa's investment index

The plight of boxing

Rebranding to fail…again

... calls for dialogue

CRFFN enforces directive on off dock facilities by terminal operators

Dubai Ports Authority partners Sifax on multi-billion dollar port complex in Nigeria

FG to come up with legislation on oil spill

ABCON summons BDCs over naira depreciation

Overfishing needs to be urgently addressed—FAO

Why Cement Prices will Continue to Skyrocket –Udenwa

C’ttee recommends identification of vessels trading

End of the road for three arms dealers

When mechanic turns educationists

Nigerian varsity students partake in

Caleb Varsity: All our students proficient in French — Prof Tayo, VC

Why we sponsor Cowbell secondary schools maths contest — Keith Richards

I am being victimized for losing Zamfara to ANPP– Col. Jibrin

Water scarcity: Plateau Assembly summons commissioner

Gov Obi bags award of excellence

ISOPADEC hands over pontoons to Imo govt

CJN queries judge over Ondo seized cheques

Leave me out of your crisis, Bankole's dad warns

Edo House c'ttee wants LG excess funds account de-frozen

Cleric faults FG on N-Delta militants

Senate okays N3tr harmonised FG budget

Stakeholders to dissect Petroleum Industry Bill

Seven Police officers sacked over strike threat

Abia lawmakers in free-for-all

Print more naira to fight recession, Jimoh

Delta SSG commends Ika North LG boss

Warri monarch constitutes Ode-Itsekiri devt c'ttee

Ikot-Ekpene LG boss donates vehicles to royal fathers

Akpabio assures of benefits from NEPAD

When mechanic turns educationist

Yar'Adua suspends NERC boss, commissioners

Election Tribunal dismisses Sokoto guber election petition

Senate passes harmonized budget of N3.102 trillion

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Islamic group tasks FG, Northern govs on nomadic education

Economist advocates electoral reforms

Ogun PDP accuses Bankole, Iyabo, Ishola of sponsoring crisis

Speaker sworn-in as Acting Gov in Ekiti

Cybercriminals may go free even when caught

ITU assesses the global impact of economic meltdown on ICT industry

Protest: Police arrest 10 physically challenged persons

JTF recovers N1.13bn crude oil, barges from thieves

Fuel scarcity: Delta demands supply schedules from PPMC

Meltdown: Stakeholders meet to save jobs in food firms

Anyaoku, Fashola, Waziri, others warn on corruption

Militants give Agip, Saipem 3-day ultimatum

How Adegoroye ran into Yar'Adua's trouble

Hearing continues in Bode George’s case today

Gunmen invade Nembe Shell facility

We’re both 16 and want to have sex

No more crisis in Edo PDP, says party's V-Chairman

Governors' wives donate to Jos crisis victims

High rent: Jigawa workers flee quarters

APGA withdraws from Anambra election re-run

Anambra workers' strike untimely, says PDP chieftain

Monarch sues for peace ahead court ruling

Jubilation in Ekiti as Appeal Court orders re-run

CRPP asks Oshiomhole to account for N5bn allocation

Tackling Manpower Challenges

The great crash of 2008 - market failure and government failure

Kure to head FERMA

Gbaramatu kingdom scribe faults group's comment on DESOPADEC

Anambra, NLC begin negotiation

Ubeji community protests Shell's alleged neglect

Senate probes NAPEP

Imo health workers call-off warning strike

Okiro flays police killings

'How Osunbor squandered excess crude fund'

Ejigbo: Lamentations of neglect by residents

Tears and shock as container truck kills family

Customs intercept fake drugs in Katsina

Jigawa deploys 872,000 animal vaccine dosages

Egwuatu blasts striking Anambra workers

Gov Obi calls for Iwu's removal

Lagos completes 5 training schools for drivers

Fashola assures Oshodi traders

Edo A-G wants EDSOPADEC's case transfered

A-Ibom promotes 10,000 teachers

FG assures on River Niger dredging

PDP plots to kill opposition —Buhari

Akingbola blames capital market crash on Govt, reckless talks

Adeboye, others want more funds for N-Delta

Delta partners Oceanic Bank on loan to farmers

Airport project: A-Ibom assures NCAA on compliance

Group gets commendation for promoting Akpabio's ideals

Senate investigates disbursement of N17.72bn World Bank loan

10 physically challenged persons arrested in Asaba over violent protest

No study leave beyond one year for police—AIG

LG boss wants three councils from Akoko Edo

Economic Meltdown: FG begs China to rescue Nigeria

Appeal court sacks Ekiti governor orders re-run polls

Appeal Court nullifies Ekiti Governorship election

Katsina LG recruits 118 teachers

Monday, February 16, 2009

Ogbeha backs new state from Kogi

Benue earmarks N12bn for roads

Cost of items soars in Kaduna

Economy: Govs panic as allocations shrink

Mutiny: Court martial to give verdict April

Oshiomhole presents N75.54bn budget

N-Delta Ministry designed to fail —NUMBERE

CDHR calls for sincerity in budget implementation

Using More Ports

Lagos Port strike that costs Nigeria billions

SUBEB boss returns N25m unclaimed salaries to government coffers

Lawmaker expresses concern over cases of Lassa fever

Benin monarch marks 30th anniversary on throne

Delta to check diversion of petroleum products

Where did Yar'Adua spend his vacation, AC asks

Gunshots at Imo Govt House as workers run for safety

Lagos workers set for showdown over HAPSS

Agagu marks birthday, institutes N30m education fund

Institute to partner Delta on palm wine preservation

FG, Lagos joint c’ttee on reconciliation meets Fashola

Maritime workers threaten strike over 'ship factory'

Kebbi to check fraud at Argungu Fishing Festival

Plateau PDP dares Mantu

Ofonagoro blames failure of LGs on corrupt politicians

Imo pays N1.9m to contractors

Attack on gas plant: JTF to hand over 12 suspects to SSS

How to curtail N-Delta militancy —Akpabio

Jaja against Amodu for 2010 World Cup

Oshiomhole votes N100m for Afuze

Traffic jam hits Kaduna

Accident denies Delta gold

Why I want to lead NFF — Toro

10 basketballers disqualified

Enugu officials accuse Ref of favouring Kaduna

GADA tasks media on gender issues

Turai Yar’Adua launches World’s Children Report today

BCC pays N60m to land owners

CJN queries judge over Oddiri, Oru

More needs to be done in Anambra, says Okwenna

Right group tasks Obi on road projects

Accident claims family of four

Appeal court rules on Ekiti guber polls today

Onya condemns attack on Utorogun Gas Plant

We'll raise quality of education, Egwu assures

Atiku betrayed us—Orji Kalu

FG expected Satellite's crash, by ex-minister

No more slow pace — Yar’Adua

First Lady calls for review of world’s children report

Amaechi insists on death penalty for kidnappers

Senators, Reps harmonise 2009 budget

Amodu at large at NFF

N-Delta youths seek end to kidnapping

Rivers Police to reward information on kidnappers

Anibeze under erosion threat

Be prudent with budget allocation, commissioner charges varsities

CJN gives Edo judge two weeks to respond to petition

Oshiomhole presents N75.54bn budget for 2009

7 people killed, 30 injured in Niger State

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Renaissance varsity gets new VC

FRSC promotes 22

Anambra moves to strenthen Traffic Agency

IMSU visitation panel submits report

Anambra CDC chair slams politicians for enticing electorate

Abacha loses ownership of multi-million naira estate

Enugu launches free internet service

Fashola vows to sustain pace of devt

Tension as Ekiti awaits Appeal Court judgement tomorrow

Political streetwalkers at it again

Appeal Court sacks Etim from N/Assembly

Fear of foreign investors grips capital market

When virgin queens come to town

EFCC launches ANCOR in Lagos tomorrow

Akunyili guns for new Nigeria, throws platform open to the public

Reps move to force GSM firms to put up 30% shares for Nigerians

KADA '09 puts Kaduna in festive mood

AC chieftain backs Yar'Adua on political office holders' pay cut

Varsiy Don hails Abia guber verdict

ICPC drills Ekiti govt officials over N1bn councils' fund

Ogun legislators dissociate selves from petition

Owie condemns Atiku's parley with Obasanjo

Constitution review, dead on arrival, says Rep

Mass retirements hit Police soon

S-East can't afford workers' pay rise — Govs

2011: North plots to retain presidency

CBN to publish banks' interest rates monthly

Nigerians seek equal rights for settlers, natives —NOI-Gallup Poll

How to fast-track N-Delta devt —Oshare

Youths give Bayelsa 2-weeks to create BASOPADEC

I'll shake this nation, if.... — Adeboye

Meltdown: We don’t foresee job cut in oil industry — PENGASSAN

Re-branding Words

Life Annuity with Guarantee is Best

Insurance Companies do well during recession

The Federal Budget, Crude Oil Prices and Enhanced Economic Intelligence (II)


Public Building Insurance: NAICOM to Prosecute Defaulters

Oceanic Bank Simplifies MasterCard Processes

Citibank Forum Discusses Global Economic Crisis

Hard Dose for Bankers over Inter-Bank Market Closure

Ikiddeh’s literary criticism as legacy (2)

America is a failed state of this century —Odia Ofeimun

Mass retirement hits Police Force: 3 DIGs, 3AIGs, 18CPs going

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Budget 2009: Reps to ‘follow the money?'

Why Anambra senatorial poll was not violent — Senator Obiora

Edo/Delta robbery: How bandits killed 6 policemen — AIG

Itsekiri leaders, power brokers at war

Re-build our burnt community, Inhabitants cry out

Wish there were real substitutes for househelps!

Is Barack Obama the anti-Christ? (3)

PFN passes vote of confidence on Oritsejafor

The Voice of Victory: Living sickness-free life! (3)

AFTERMATCH OF WEEK 21 GAMES: NPL suspends two players, three officials

Port congestion: All stakeholders in port industry have failed — Onuchukwu

Season of job losses

PDP govs threaten electoral reforms

The Rising Profile of Lepacious Bose

Sexually harass girls, Why should I? — Iyke Odife

Senators support salary cut but warn against corruption

What we want from N-Delta Ministry, by Prof. Ituama

Much ado about a pay cut

Pay-Cut:In whose interest? For whose benefit?

Friday, February 13, 2009

Militancy may hamper 2020 vision —Mark

I’m not a gospel singer — Alabai, Voice of God

9ice, P-square, Ekwe blow up Makurdi

Meltdown: FG assures Nigerians of motorable road network

Feud between Ooni and Alafin gets messier

“We have made break-through in banking fraud”, — SFU BOSS, Ehidiamen

My husband is a wonderful man — Emma Ike

Playing romantic roles upsets my husband —Foluke Daramola

I never thought I’d play music for a living — Timi Dakolo

Shocking! The story of a 9ice man

PFN talks tough on corrupt leaders

“I am yet to hear from anyone”, says Rep Bewari, father of kidnapped girl

We‘ve no gay nor lesbian group in Nigeria, says Cheif Ojo Madueke

Sports Festival: Sports Festival: Kaduna bubbles with innovation

Abducted Edo lawmaker’s father, released after payment of ransom

Vanguard Man is JACITAD’s President

Court fixes March 11 for ruling on APGA leaders

Rwanda failure :Only Nigerians can decide Bosso’s fate— Onigbinde

Only Nigerians can decide Bosso’s fate-Onigbinde

RMAFC: CPP charges President Yar’Adua on prompt response

Kidnapping can truncate government, says Nwauba

Okigwe LG commissions Ihube water project

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Anambra PDP crisis healthy—Okwenna

Imo not part of plot to recall Izunaso — Ohakim

Anambra to generate N7bn from markets

Are Niger Deltans being unreasonable?

MEND and the Gaza Complex!

Aviation intervention fund: Accused prosecuted or persecuted?

Politics of jurisdiction in Imo governorship matter

SENEC moves to reacquire NIGERCEM

Petrol still N75 in Imo

Lagos govt stalls condemned inmates’ suit

Abia guber verdict: I’m shocked, says Ugochukwu

Traders protest N19m Ekwulobia market project delay

Yar'Adua's pay cut not automatic —RMAFC

Forex control temporary — CBN

Reps begin consideration of car probe report

Africa gets additional World Bank seat

Reps want GSM firms to give Nigerians 30% shares

Re-memorizing Pa Aiyegbusi at Quintessence gallery...

CSM imminent in 26 states

Resignations not out of ill-filling—Anambra govt

Justice ministry threatens contractor over road project

Tough times ahead— Yar'Adua

Bankole lobbies S-West leaders on impeachment threat

Nigeria loses $17.8bn to oil thieves —Agbakoba

Oshiomhole urged to develop Ijaw communities

Ekaette blames N-Delta crisis on arms proliferation

NGO lauds DESOPADEC on free medicare

Truck crushes 6 to death

Mama Awo reconciles Afenifere factions

Mother of quadruplets cries for help

Group hails FG over Agha's appointment

11-yr-old girl killed by militants buried amidst tears

Edo women keep vigil at Govt House gate over shops' demolition

Security operatives arrest 4 kidnappers in Ondo

Plot to impeach Ekiti Speaker fails

Warri South LG boss presents N1.990bn budget

Court strikes out motion against Amaechi

Tears as Alaibe buries wife

Amosun's counsel stall Daniel's petition

Leadership, Not Pay Cut

Public safety: A stakeholders' option on tankers menace

Attack on gas plant: JTF arrests 2 titled chiefs, 10 others

Falana appeals to Yar'Adua on Okah

Benin robbery gang that killed policemen meet waterloo at Agbor

Police arrest 10 women over looting of crashed truck

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Emotions guided UBEC's contract award, court told

Senate back-pedals on Fani-Kayode, others

Robbers on the rampage, kill 7 policemen

We tell govt what is supposed to be done — ASCON DG

DELSU don emerges provost of Fisheries and Marine Tech College

Minister stresses roles of FTS, science education to EFA goals

My Pikin: NAFDAC vows to prosecute offenders

Distracting Nigerians

Helping Soludo solve his paradox

Like a Virgin showing at CCA, Yaba

Beyond Oil: Another Look at Agary’s Yellow Yellow

Teachers set for strike over enhanced salary

Datforte records outstanding WAEC success

Kwara NUJ crisis takes new twist

Company pays N2m ransom for kidnapped expatriate

Suswam must apologize —Reps

No confusion in Presidency—NWITE

NLC dismisses pay cut for politicians

Abuja Millennium Tower to be completed 2010

Jigawa integrates informal education system

Globacom, a responsible firm — ARMY CHIEF

Delta sets up panel to settle Ogbe-Ijoh/Aladja crisis

Fire guts Ideato LG Chairman's house

Man abandons wife after delivery of quadruplets

Attack on gas plant: Urhobo youths proffer solution

Appeal Court upholds Orji's election

My wife’s death, biggest loss of my life —Timi Alaibe

Harmattan haze hits Kano

Anambra NLC begins strike tomorrow

No room for 'city fathers' —LG boss

Lagos dep gov empowers 80 widows

Militants abduct another cleric

Delta partners UNICEF on MDG

Nigeria's aviation fails US audit test

NLC hails FG over N70bn lifeline for textile sector

NACCIMA blames economic woes on inconsistent government policies

Banks invest N1bn in Jigawa schools

FG plans to decongest ports through ICDs

FG to launch national campaign on made-in-Nigeria goods

We'll not hold council poll in Anambra 'cos of Ngige — Umeh

92 ships waiting to berth at ports, oil terminals despite FG decongestion efforts

LG poll will confirm our dominance — Chris Ngige

Agents strike continues, demand presidential intervention

Imo ANPP chieftain makes case for opposition

Appeal Court upholds Orji's election

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Agents' strike: Nigeria loses N2bn daily

Army explains appointment of new GOCs, promotions

Snake kills IMT female student

Appeal court upholds Emodi's election

Yar'Adua advocates slash in Ministers' salaries

Why do I sleep with this older man?

Management underdevelopment - yesterday and today

Niger governorship: Appeal Court adjourns till Feb 24

Senate panel asks Borisade, Iyayi to refund N5bn

ITAN admission into WITSA to open up new opportunities in DFI

Beware!Your laptop, phones can plot against you

Textile workers disrupt Seminar in honour of Ahmadu bello


Savannah Bank: NDIC heads for S'Court

Court sets aside tribunal's ruling on Egharevba

Bassey calls for Police reform

Senate probes Yar'Adua, Obasanjo over alleged misuse of N231bn

CBN shuts interbank forex market

Reps hide N2.3bn car probe report in bank

Demolition: Task Force probes alleged extortion of traders

Ogbulafor: PDP officers go into hiding over corruption allegation

Govt sensitises Ikorodu community on bird flu

Man electrocuted at Jigawa Liaison Office

Mudiaga-Odje tasks N/A on constitution review

NNPC floods Lagos with cooking gas

Fashola assures Lagos residents of good healthcare

ICPC arraigns FG’s staff over N.2m fraud

Declare House, Senate equal , Reps urge court

Anambra moves to resuscitate Onitsha water scheme

Imo govt appeals to Niger Delta Minister over neglect

Fasehun berates N/Assembly over co-chair

Court restrains Ondo govt from selling oil block

Anti-terrorist squad arrests 9 suspects in Delta

Izon-Ebe Oil Producing Communities reject MEND

SEC to restructure capital market operation

Don blames N-Delta woes on multi-ethnicity

Blue chips’ gains boost share value by N68bn

We should take a greater interest in world’s economy — Ameh

I am optimistic, says Onyema Ugochukwu

Bribery At Tribunals

Community leader hails INEC over Bello's election

Kano women want more tricycles

BYC backs suit against Oshiomhole

Oghara leaders pass vote of confidence in Igbekpa

PDP chief condemns Senate, Reps' rift

VP challenges NIPSS participants

Oruku women protest Govt's verdict on communal crisis

Nwanze quits as UNIBEN VC

Why we ordered shut down of militant camps —IYC

Appeal Court affirms Senator Emodi’s election

Nine suspected terrorists arrested in Delta

Local govt workers begin strike in Benue

Anambra Environmental Agency to generate N500m

Monday, February 09, 2009

NBA condemns killing of colleague

Uromi royal family dissociates self from attack on Anenih

Rid N-Delta of militancy, Cobham urges FG

Akpabio embarks on 10,000 housing projects

Rivers orders churches out of school premises

Obasanjo tips Apkabio for VP's position in 2011

Kogi Assembly suspends council chiefs

NBA vows to tackle Obi over planned demolition of court building

Tebu community denies setting up militant camp

Igbinedion drags Oshiomhole to court over assets verification

Benue fixes councillors' pay

CBN pegs forex purchase at one per cent

Yar'Adua resumes

FoI bill: Ex-NAN boss tasks lawmakers

EFCC's probe of Jigawa, a joke— Kazaure

Savanna Bank: Don't appeal court judgement, APGA tells CBN

Angry reactions trail planned recall of Izunaso from Senate

Lagos records GDP of N3.68trn in 2007

No hiding place for human traffickers, NAPTIP boss vows

AC backs call for dismantling of militants' camps

No regrets for my actions in power— Obasanjo

Delta state embarks on ambitious electricity project

Route development: Why Associated Airlines may have got it right

Emirates targets South Korea with A380 plane Nov

FG signs 5-year maintenance agreement with French firm on TRACON

FG steps up oil sector reforms

Delta state invests to generate 150Mw in 3yrs

Nigeria bleeds…

Traders' tearful tales of extortion by Lagos task force team

I have constant indigestion

HIV, malaria, TB cost the world over $2.0bn in 2007 — STUDY

'Drop states creation from constitution review'

Ex-gov Turaki rejects N18m pension

Crash helmets: Motorcyclists protest

Ngige faults NLC 's allegations

Victims groan as Lagos demolitions linger

Militants yet to release kidnapped Portuguese

Onuesoke lauds Uduaghan for using indigenous contractors

Amaechi wants oil economy to remain in N-Delta

FG compiles retirement list

N' Delta Ministry won't recruit—Ekaette

NACCIMA blames economic woes on government policies

Polls petition: Abia Gov knows fate tomorrow

Why conclusion of election petitions are delayed—Abdullahi

IGP, NBA clash over prosecution right

Lagos rules out settlement with FG on excess crude account

Aliero orders demolition of structures around Lugbe Primary School

'Edo 'll be first destination for investors

Borgu LG to construct 168 housing units

20 years jail term for kidnappers

Uduaghan assures peaceful communities of devt

Ex-NBA scribe wants FG, Plateau to end face-off

Fraudsters steal through ATM in Plateau

Kidnap saga: They want to implicate me, Nnubia cries out

Global meltdown: Nigerian Govt lays out plan for intervention

Chelsea Manager Scolari sacked

Delta approves pay rise for teachers

How Daukoru's wife was released—N-Delta Peace C'ttee

Alaere to be buried in Bayelsa this week

2011: CDC adopts Yar'Adua as presidential candidate

Why Ijaw Youth Council ordered closure of militant camps—Ekiyor

Community head accused of flouting rules

'Plateau to resolve crisis soon'

Sunday, February 08, 2009

Shekarau makes case for teachers' welfare

Chinese firms to take over Glass factory

Anambra PDP moves to reconcile members

OML donates N1m to community

Pharmacists sue NAFDAC boss

Adeboye, Okonkwo, others storm Warri for PFN confab

Police arrest 4-man gang of car snatchers

FIDA plans reception for Ugboma

JTF nabs 5 suspected attackers of Shell gas plant

BGIS to empower Bayelsans, says Sylva

INEC denies arrest of directors by EFCC

Nigeria lacks long-term economic plan—Shamsudeen

AC tasks Yar'Adua on electoral reforms

Govt wouldn't be distracted by criticism — Agagu

Aregbesola assures of victory at Appeal court

'Atiku's romance with Obasanjo 'll end rift in PDP'

Tinapa MD wants cargoes directed to Calabar port

Bank PHB gets top rating

Bill Gates, a really big man

The Federal Budget, Crude Oil Prices and Enhanced Economic Intelligence (I)

‘Year 2009 Will be Tough’

Global Financial Crisis: Nigerian Banks Walk a Tight Rope

No tariff increase, Ndukwe reassures Nigerians

Performance Tech expands SEGway Platform, targets major telecom operators

Kokoro: When the music stopped for the blind minstrel

Rader equipment set for installation at P-H, Kano airports

S/Court okays death sentence on man for killing father

Nnewi/Ekwusigo election re-run for February 21

Imo to probe Sports Ministry

Crisis deepens over state creation in Ogun

Community insists on siting varsity in Ikere-Ekiti

Ika North LG boss urges youths to shun vices

Imoke's wife bags CBN award

Savannah Bank: CBN, NDIC still studying verdict

Ladoja's wife arrested over N190m loan

N50bn fraud: Keyamo can't prosecute Martins—COURT

Workers groan over FG's e-payment plan

Agriculture way out of financial crisis, says Mark

Kidnap of expatriates spreads to S-West

Cussons to boost market share, samples consumers

IMCCL introduces biggest Ad billboard in Nigeria

Anambra workers get N250m salary arrears

NSE seeks FG intervention, reinstates confidence in stock market

Imo to float N200bn Bond

Loyalty marketing is still evolving in Nigeria— Proximity boss

Downgraded Safety!

Naira depreciation: Banks’ deposit liabilities fall by N84 bn

ADC plans relauch in Anambra

HIV/AIDS: Rivers partners NGO, donates CDA count machine

Financial Reporting Standards:Experts Call for Caution

Global Economic Meltdown: Hard Times Hit Insurance Companies, Cut Jobs

Chinese Gain, Nigeria Loss

Nitel strike: Management begs, workers insist on shutting Sat3

Phone theft: FG to pay for cost of blocking stolen handsets

With Keke Marwa, life is safer on Lagos roads

COSEG: An initiative to encourage good governance

The Police: Friend or foe?

Council chairman lauds Chime for creating ‘new’ Enugu State

CAN organises Inter-denominational prayer

Saturday, February 07, 2009

5 die after eating poisoned meal

We didn’t snub Jonathan— FRSC

Ahead Anambra guber poll: Only God can decide—Obi

Constitution review: Don't waste your time! Anyim tells lawmakers

My pain as Senate president, by Anyim Pius Anyim

Abia govt creates 1000 jobs

How Nigeria can survive global financial crisis — Akwa Ibom finance commissioner

EAGLES NUMBER ONE JERSEY:'I'm good enough to dethrone Ejide, Enyeama'

Rwanda 2009: Bosso exposes Nigeria’s coaching problem

Constitution review is a must do — Eyiboh, House spokesman

Amechi warns oil companies over poor quality projects

El-Rufai plots: FCT minister set to implement Senate decision

Economic crisis management team: What Nigerians expect

Gunmen sack Rivers community, abduct 8 persons

EFCC: Court vacates order stopping Ondo cheques

Daukuro paid $2.5m ransom to secure wife’s release — MEND

Daukuro paid $2.5m ransom to secure wife's release — MEND

EFCC sends 100 operatives for training in firearms

Coalition names Fashola ‘Man of the Year’

Friday, February 06, 2009

Constitution Review: Legislative war of superiority is just mere grandstanding — ACF

Oshiomhole is not on a witch-hunt mission — Afegbua

Militants mourn Alaibe’s wife

Call for Soludo’s sack, plot to wreck economy — Igbo experts

Beware: There're fake Pentecostal churches----Ojo, PFN Scribe

To live better than our parents our thoughts must be superior to theirs

The Voice of Victory:Living sickness-free life! (2)

Have you asked questions about his/her past? (5)

Illegal demolition: AC gives reasons

A. P. Moller grants waivers to importers

The Voice of Victory:Living sickness-free life!

Word of life: The season of actualising God- given dreams and purposes

The Voice of Christ Reality: Be joyful

Ikoyi Club Captain’s Day tourney gets date

Heartland cough out N3.6m for Chinedu's transfer

Warri Wolves vow to take pound of flesh from Gateway FC

Oil syndicate hijacks shell flow station

With G4S support, Gebrselassie’s motivation, Metu aims high for London 2012

Kidnappers Hold Rivers State hostage

Missing handset saga:Thank God they didn’t plant a gun on me — Etim Esin

Satan in supremacy battle of the Reds Vs the Greens

Don’t leave it too late to start a family

Life and its challenges — Emeka Ike

Jim Iyke: The untold story

GLO CAF Award; D’Banj’dumped for P-Square

The Naija Music Idol: The top Ten Standing

Insecurity: Saipem pulls out of Rivers, Bayelsa

ACF slams govts over religious panels

FG vows to tackle China on counterfeiting, smuggling

Okiro did not arm-twist LG chairmen — ALGON

EFCC: NERC officials allege plot to sack mgt

Kidnappers release Daukoru’s wife, 9-yr-old Awunisi

16 babies escape death at UBTH as fire guts building

Release Awonusi's brother, NUPENG urges militants

Serap sends shadow report to the UN

TUC backs NITEL, MTEL strike

IGP moves to avert breach of peace at BPE by NITEL/MTEL pensioners

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Illegal ship chandling booms on Nigerian waters

Amaechi in fresh onslaught against kidnappers in Rivers

Enugu moves to establish Road Maintenance Agency

Communities oppose establishment of militant camp in Olero Creek

Delta Bursary Board boss assures students

Police Special Fraud Unit recovers N1.28bn in 6 months

CNPP decries leadership crisis in Lagos PDP

FG tasks educationists on implementation of curricula

Ogun slashes political office holders' pay

Senator Bent, Adamawa PDP on collision course

Imoke backs military to ensure security in N-Delta

Ondo panel to probe dead woman's missing parts

UNIBEN's SUG hails Gbenedion's appointment

Reps demand debate on probe reports

Gunmen kill one in Akwa Ibom

Kano tasks councils on polio eradication

Kwara gives contractors ultimatum on road projects

Power outage stalls Daniel, Amosun suit

Lagos govt demolishes Freedom Market

Ebonyi asks Abakaliki stone crushers to relocate

IMSUTH gets specialist status

Commissioner backs Uduaghan on appointments

Edo to adopt new approach for tax collection

Adamawa begs Cameroon for electricity supply


Mr. President, no you can't!

Cassava growers gets American support ... disburses N200m loan facilities

NPA hands over Ikorodu Lighter Terminal to Customs

Remita workshop, bankers discuss e-Payment

Stakeholders seek national export strategy

FG, NASSI to create 10m jobs

African cashews: The ultimate source

Experts predict low market share on global freight business in 24 months

Time to plan 2011 polls

Aviation intervention fund: Accused prosecuted or persecuted?

The press as a crusader for social justice

'Conservation will arrest receding Chad'

VP visits Yobe, condoles over gov's death

Nekede Poly awards scholarship to physically challenged

Imo moves to reposition education

Lagos re-opens public schools’ for outreach centres

Explosion destroys 29 vehicles

Bill for increased revenue rate underway in Delta

Oil spill: Communities protest

Police re-equipped to fight crime

Eschew blackmail, Reyenieju advises Itsekiri groups

The travails of Savannah Bank

CBN takes measures against banks' failure

We won't rescue kidnapped ex-OPEC president's wife —MEND

Full Budget implementation impossible except...—ALIERO

EFCC pays N3m to victim of illegal detention

Killing of militant group leader, setback to peace process —NDVPF

PDP chieftain urges Bayelsans to support Sylva

A-Ibom hand over Le-Meridien Hotel to Starwood firm

BOT terminal for Makurdi airport —SUSWAN

Royal father advises Rivers, Bayelsa resident in Warri

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Crisis rocks Edo NUJ

20 foreign investors indicate interest in Edo

Enugu gets c'ttee on rural devt projects

The right to ask in 2009

The next step

Obamanomics, the shock we need

Bank PHB gives N7.5m scholarship in Benue

Windstorm wreaks havoc in Imo

Yar'Adua tasks MDAs financial meltdown

Igbo in Kano satisfied with political arrangement

Ijaw communities give DESOPADEC 4-day ultimatum

Akpabio re-affirms mission to deliver

Woman jailed for allegedly stealing grandson freed

CBN allays fears of fresh distress in banks

Oruku-Umuode crisis: Court remands five in prison

Akpabio's aide calls for co-operation

VP's wife extols Alaere's virtues

Wamakko revokes hospital renovation contractBy Abdallah el-Kurebe

Plateau Assembly to make anti-rumour peddling law

Anambra Assembly commends INEC

Obi's aide, former Executive assistant trade words over resignation

Oyo Police parade 18 suspected pipeline vandals

Court summons Ekiti Deputy Speaker

Not So Fast, VGN!

Dimeji Bankole, Fashola and others for lecture

Blame concessionaires for congestion at port— ANLCA Chieftain

Take advantage of the NSDP, expert charges Nigerians

Delta ports are most centrally located – Gilbert

Stakeholder faults government’s constitution of task force

Close down BPE’s operation, FG charged

Foreign investors to take over Nigerian quoted banks if.....

Customs, Service Providers differ over scanned images

Where is Hollywood?

NANTAP rolls out programmes for 2009 Theatre day

Standing up to challenges, only road to success — Omotayo

Endow children with education— Justice Mabogunje

50 secondary students benefit from Fashola /Intercontinental Bank scholarship

New educational matters awaiting federal, state govts’ implementation

11 parties set for Benue by-election

Police trail killers of Kogi district head

Three Imo Poly students apprehended over alleged N2.5m fraud

Ebonyi begins enforcement of automated land registry

Bond: Lagos records N8.9bn over-subscription

Two lawmakers drag Ekiti govt to court

Verdict on Yar'Adua's election, recipe for chaos —Group

Edo House summons HOS, Perm Secs

Constitution review: Mark, Bankole in fresh move to end rift

FG flays call for take over of 'sick' banks

Polio: FG takes fresh $50m loan

Gunmen abduct wife of former OPEC President, Daukoru

Asaba International Airport: Building the real 2nd Niger Bridge

Minister gives NUPENG, oil firms ultimatum on wages

Utomi, others raise alarm on Nigerian banks

FG vows to sanction British Airways, Delta Airline

FG raises team on Minimum Wage

Kwara by-election into minister's seat for Saturday

Sambo presents N153.17bn budget

Abia to partner Okpara Agric varsity on food

Ozobu takes over as Ohanaeze Secretary-General

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Edo to set up modalities for schools' regulation

Amaechi orders demolition of stores on school fences

Diminishing Our Constitution

I hate my pimple-sized boobs!

Getting electoral legitimacy right – three African success stories

Constitutiion revview: We're in court, says Eyiboh

Gov Shema sacks commissioner, reshuffles cabinet

Adada state agitators call for referendum

Accountability: Lawmakers invite Imo SEC members

Adedoja returns to PDP

Robbers raid MMA, cart away valuables

C-River targets 2020 for electrification of communities

Uduaghan plans to make Delta logistics hub of Africa

Police train for arms handling, intelligence

Bode George: FEC okayed NPA contracts—witness

FG moves to transfer 400 Nigerians from British jails

Senate backs revocation of Obasanjo's Abuja plots

N9.5bn health-care contract contrary to public policy—FG

FG plans national social security policy to tackle financial crisis

Nigerians spend N1.1bn on generator imports in one week

Contractors, civil servants misappropriate N13.5bn in Niger

Sokoto govt shuts 7 private clinics

Sango Community defends traditional title

Leader of Bush Boys militant group killed in P-Harcourt

Ganagana lauds Uduaghan

Monday, February 02, 2009

400 Orogun DPP members decamp to PDP

Hope rekindles for treatment of blood cancers

Killer PCM: NAFDAC allays fears

Itihwe advises govt to invest in agriculture

Counsel, witness in hot exchange at George's trial

Akpabio blames unemployment on past administrations

Gates votes $32.5b for polio eradication

'Enugu reforms responsible for LGs'growth'

Nekede Poly matriculates 1,894 students

Govt finally moves education varsity to Ifaki-Ekiti

Committee submits report on Edo PDP crisis

Yar’Adua orders revamping of railway system

FG drags suspected killers of Abuja council boss to court

Imo athletes threaten to boycott National Sports Festival

Okiro lambasts banks for lukewarm attitude to robberies

Fashola’s wife tasks Nigerian women on polio

Chime not after Ekweremadu's seat —Aide

Group moves to recall Izunaso from Senate

A President’s vacation …

Kokoro's death, a big loss—Mimiko

Jos residents hail curfew review

Mob attacks detained filmmaker's house

Abia Assembly lauds NDDC Commissioner

Imo politicians urged to shun selfishness

Appeal Court dismisses Aregbesola's application

Daniel replaces Adedayo as chief press secretary

Tonwe berates oil firms

Burutu LG boss gets commendation

Rising corruption worries Anyanwu

Striking NITEL workers adamant

'Era of wasteful spending over in Bayelsa LGs'

Senate wants petrol to sell below N65

Achebe’s Things Fall Apart among 100 best literature books

PENGASSAN threatens strike over kidnappings, killings

Shocks ahead for Nigeria, says Finance Minister

Banks crashed the Nigerian capital market- SEC

Save N-Delta's economy, Elechi Amadi appeals to kidnappers

NAICOM to Relaunch Compulsory Public Building Insurance

Snow nightmare hits UK, worst in 18 years

'Why Bayelsa is yet to access FG's N500m housing loan'

Unspent 2008 Budget: FCTA returns N8.5 bn to Treasury

FG to study N-Delta Technical Committee's report

FinBank's boss empowers 97 persons in Evwreni

No killer paracetamol found by NAFDAC — DG

Kogi Assembly to check council chiefs excesses

Agagu gives assurance on roads projects

Rivers, others mourn death of Alaibe's wife

JTF warns militant group over ultimatum to oil firm

Ondo councils receive N32.1bn from Federation Account

Don urges FG to declare emergency in education

Govt imposes curfew on Ikere-Ekiti

ETF spends N587.2m on projects in Niger

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