Vanguard News Archive for December 2011

Friday, December 30, 2011

Lagos Assembly approves N491.827 budget for 2012

Guber elections shift attention to South-South in 2012

Nieketen tags 2011 worst in Nigeria’s football history

My only fear for Keshi- Odiaka

I have moved from being a nobody to being somebody – Roy

Main reason Gowon was toppled, by Philip Asiodu

4 killed as another blast hit Maiduguri

Jos killings: ‘How my son and his family were killed’

Nigerian group plans response to violence -

2,187 graduate from Jigawa literacy programme

Civil servant docked for duping

Husband accuses wife of aborting pregnancy to get divorce

Subscribers groan under high cost of pay TV in Nigeria

XMAS DAY BOMBINGS: It’s inhuman, barbaric and satanic – Oritsejafor

How petrol importers milk the economy – NIMASA boss

Actual cost of petrol is N39.50 per litre – Coalition

Lagos suspends sanitation restriction order

Boko Haram: Jonathan summons Service Chiefs

Bomb Blasts: Catholic Church cancels Passover Night Mass

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Months of miseries herald a hazy new year

Shareholders okay UBA’s restructuring

Madalla blast: Catholic shifts Mass

Issues that shaped Jonathan’s govt in 2011

Mercy Johnson is Google Most Searched Celebrity in Nigeria.

Etiquette with Safar (1)

Replicating the gains of deregulation in petroleum sector (1)

Police humiliates Sunny Neji, undresses him in public @ gunpoint’

Endless excitement, fun at CANIRIV

2011 SPORTS REVIEW: Nigeria’s year of pain

Bonga oil spill: FG hasn’t learnt from Gulf of Mexico crisis -Activist

2012 POLL: Duke dumps Imoke, romances with opposition

How Imo kidnap syndicates were apprehended

NEMA sues for peace, security

Why human trafficking persists – Minister

Police rescue Warri-based transporter, brother from kidnappers

Muslim students condemn bombing

Five die in communal clash

FG to create 2m jobs in 2012

How GUS brought Muma Gee and hubby Prince Eke together

Ondo Assembly wants Boroffice’s Senate seat declared vacant

Unemployment: The devil is in the details

Man, 23, docked over theft of blocks, iron doors

Christmas Day Massacre: 10,000 protest in Kaduna

Police parade fake pastor in Nsukka

Explosion injures 15 persons in Gombe

Man, 24, jailed for breaking into beer parlour

Business activities yet to pick up in Lagos after Christmas

INEC office in Benue set ablaze

More states to benefit from World Bank’s $150m Commercial Agric Project

Eagles: Confidence is building – Keshi

Court discharges ex-Abiola stadium manager over theft

No democracy without opposition -Imoke

50 houses razed in A/Ibom communal clash

Jonathan cautions against threat to peace in Guinea Bissau

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Boko Haram is Jihad on Christians – CAN

Save my life, widow begs Jonathan’s wife

1 dead as 2 cars plunge into river in Ogun

Navy captain arrested over vessel’s escape

Civil servant allegedly steals N66.5m pension fund

Generator fume kills six in Ebonyi

Boko Haram: Protect yourselves in any way you can, Oritsejafor tells Christians

Madalla blast: FCT Imams, Sultan’s rep visit bombed church

Fasehun urges FG to dialogue with Boko Haram

OPS calls for return of SON to the ports

3SC skipper claims N5m pay-off

No automatic ticket in PDP if… – Baraje

We’re still talking with govt – ASUU President

I’m not against fuel subsidy removal – Uba

NMA tasks Jonathan on security

Judiciary in 2011: A theatre of unexpected and suspense

Rule of Law: The Foundations are shaking (3)

Holy Child College inspires students on essay writing

Lagos House halts demolition in Badagry communities

FG lacks political will to tackle Boko Haram – Umeh

Don offers solutions to falling teaching standard

‘FG should stop giving revenue targets to Customs’

SERAP flays govt over spate of violence

Pope ready for successor, names new cardinals in February

Newcastle halt moves on striker

25-year-old trader sentenced for stealing cell phone

Boko Haram: Nigerians are too timid – OPC

Jonathan’s govt confused – Okogie

Sales boy, 20, in court for stealing N263,000

Christmas Day blasts, an act of aggression – Ndoma-Egba

Ex-PPP chair joins Edo guber race

Akpabio warns communities over undue demands from contractors

Gunmen wipe out family of 3 in Jos

FG targets 20 dams for hydro power

Liverpool’s Suarez banned, fined over gesture

Victims describe horror of Madalla church attack

Eat peanuts, reduce gall bladder diseases

Frustrated Wenger blames players for losing points

Jonathan hails S/Court judgment

Another bomb hits Sapele …injures 7

S/Court judgment: Politically motivated, has little judicial content – Buhari

B-R-E-A-KING NEWS: Supreme Court affirms Jonathan’s victory

90,000 displaced in Damaturu

Rep accuses some ministers of profligacy

Cassava bread: No health hazards – FG

“Please forgive me”, begs teenager who allegedly masterminded grandfather’s robbery attack

Benue House denies move to impeach Speaker

Blasts: Mimiko warns of potential implosion

You’re not a statesman, ACN tells Akala

Two dead, scores injured in Lagos carnival

Bayelsa communities raise alarm over spillage from Shell’s Bonga field

Bombings: Govt should account for lost lives – Union

Christmas Day bombings: TUC demands sack of security chiefs

As S-East CAN condemns bomb blast

Cult clashes claim 3 in Benue

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Police, vigilante foil alleged attempt to bomb UNN

Buhari vs Jonathan: S’Court delivers judgment today

Balarabe Musa fingers foreign agents in bomb attacks

Madalla bomb blast victims responding to treatment

Lawmaker seeks support for Shell over Bonga oil spill

Ogun Assembly recommends cancellation of concession policy

Bloody democracy

Christmas Day bombings: Atiku warns of retaliatory attacks

IPMAN, tanker drivers threaten to withdraw services

2012 Premier League: Wolves shop for players

Bank consolidation: Disengaged bankers demand payment of terminal benefits

There is no conflict between Muslims and Christians – Sultan

Bombing Attacks: Emir advocates restoration of values

Widow jumps from storey building engulfed by fire

Christmas Day bombing: Jonathan meets Sultan

Subsidy crisis: Aregbesola asks Nigerians to resist military comeback

LCCI laments energy cost, high interest rates

SSS nabs five over alleged kidnap of 6-yr-old boy

Why kerosene scarcity persists, by Minister

FRSC prosecutes 600 traffic offenders

Monday, December 26, 2011

NFF is the problem of Nigerian football – Igwilo

Terror attacks connected with April poll – Fayemi

Activist flays police action against protesting Lekki residents

Delta party chiefs ask DLA boss to resign

Navy tightens security at Bonga field over oil spill

Your bedroom determines the quality of your sleep

Review of the 1999 Constitution and Nigerian democracy (4)

Jeep Grand Cherokee returns with a bang

Islamic scholars condemn Xmas day bombings

Delta govt assures Udu Harbour Market fire victims

Politicians, elites not fair to Nigerian masses – Ngige

Criticisms: Ajimobi is naive, inexperienced – Akala

Ijaw decry killing of kinsmen in Warri

FG assures on improved power supply

AU, NLC, France condemn Christmas day bombings

143 dead, 424 injured in Katsina road accidents

Benue PHCN loses N400m to vandals

Nigerian pilgrims detained in Jerusalem

Sylva condemns bomb blasts, cautions against retaliation

Insecurity: Soldiers put on alert in Abia, Imo, Enugu, Port Harcourt

‘Every Nigerian will be covered under the revised NHIS Act’

Spillage: Senate c’ttee recalled

Boko Haram: Clerics call for national conference

Nigerians accuse S/African airline of exploitation

Accord Party scribe appeals conviction

Boko Haram: Northern leaders tasked on security meeting

Suspected assassins kill 1, injure another in Ughelli

*come and worship *Monarchical democracy *the victor, the vanquished

Abia to reclaim 20% gully erosion sites in 2012 – Orji

ACF condemns Christmas Day bombings

This is the Season

Xmas Banger

Another bomb scare in Jos!

2 die as cult clashes mar Christmas celebration in Nsukka

PDP calls on Nigerians to keep faith with the nation

Nations’ Cup duty could hit City, says Adebayor

Seydou Keita wins Mali sportsman award

Suleja bombing: How victims besieged priest for blessings

Boko Haram: FG has got its priorities wrong, says ACN

Nigerian blast mars pontiff's appeal for peace - Victoria Times Colonist

Labour leaders urge FG to tackle menace of insecurity

Sultan descries lack of unity among Muslims

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Terror: 40 killed in Christmas bombings

NHRC raises concern over extra judicial killings in N/East

5 more dead at Suleja …as bombings death toll rises to 40

Spice up your weight loss ! ! ! (1)

US condemns ‘senseless’ bombings

Tambuwal condoles with families of blasts’ victims

Madalla blast: NEMA officers crash while taking victims to hospital

Bomb blast: A burden we must live with – Jonathan

Adamawa blast: Security agencies assure Nyako

Xmas day bomb-blast: Utomi, Faseun, others call for national emergency

Boko Haram Bombings: Presidency to organise security summit

Suicide bomber kills 3 in SSS office attack

Suleja blasts: 14 corpses,18 injured in National Hospital

Xmas Day bombings: Affront on our collective safety, freedom, says Jonathan

Suleja Xmas Day blast: Death toll rises to 27

Xmas Day Blast: Policeman killed in Jos

Suleja Xmas Day blast: We are responsible, says Boko Haram

3 more explosions rock Yobe

Another explosion near church in Jos

15 dead in Xmas Day church bombing in Niger

Merry Xmas to our esteemed readers!

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Adamawa police detonate three bombs in Mubi

Enugu-Ukwu set for Igu Aro

A poetic rendering of Credo

Xmas: Jonathan pledges to prioritise infrastructure, power, job creation , others

Dankwambo swears-in 19 commissioners

Oshiomhole’s comment on Yar’Adua: Edo CPC disowns Erhahon

NYSC member’s curious story:How I entered kidnapping ring

FG commission​s N131m transforme​r in Owerri

HELP! Lagosians beg FG, state govt over Cele – Ikotun Road

Fake Catholic nun arrested in Owerri

1,326 ghost workers uncovered in Bauchi

How not to defend a minister

Christmas, and an Ode to midlife

Even my octogenarian mother was not spared of the agony of brutality – Aregbesola

Moral leadership

Vision 20:2020 needs massive investments in bio-fuel, refineries – Obada

Goodwill, accountability & our rulers

Daniel: The political game

There is a spiritual heaven over every nation -Oritsejafor

Lagos State governorship: 2015 Christian agenda -3

Globacom partners UBA and Stanbic IBTC on cashless economy

HIV/AIDS prevalence is stabilising in Nigeria – Professor Akinsete

Mimiko as mixed grill

Consumer satisfaction ranks highest in our priorities – NCC

The biggest challenge to Entertainment in Nigeria is Piracy -Ugbe

The economy: What prospects for 2012?

Amosun, Amaechi, Soyinka, others trapped in Lagos-Ibadan traffic jam

We have not approved fuel subsidy removal – Reps

Mandatory health insurance: Access to good health on the horizon

M-Factor wins Peak Talent Show!

Readers Review: Who is 2011 Entertainer of the year?

We ‘ll continue to wage war against govt untill…Boko Haram spokesman

Friday, December 23, 2011

Rep urges further education on subsidy removal

Xmas: Uneasy calm over insecurity

NAFDAC takes charge of N25million worth of expired drugs

Scandal in UCTH over retrenchment of 300 staff

How special Appeal court panel decided Uba’s case in just 24 hours

Nigerian journalists to be taught French

Jonathan can’t solve security problem alone

PCs to take blames for robbery attacks on Police stations

How Nigeria can regain lost glory, by Erico

‘Ogbe’s driver’s confession, an afterthought’

Tuface denies Akon

JTF soldier, 24 others paraded for kidnaping

US-based philanthropist seeks support for kid footballers

We’re building a formidable Heartland team – De Kriuf

11 suspected drug dealers charged to court

Sighs and sadness mar Xmas celebrations

Amusa hails Keshi over home-based camp

Nations Cup: Akpokona predicts tougher times for Eagles

Nsukka Police launch ‘Operation Show Strength’

My wife gave me fake phone numbers on our first date – Basketmouth

16 killed in Maiduguri multiple explosions

Army kills 59 Boko Haram members in Damaturu attack

I never asked students to pay new fees – LASUSU PRO

Readers 2011 Review: My top crime story of the year!

Okadaman charged for defiling daughters

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Ecobank, Oceanic shareholders okay merger

Police arrest journalist’s family over story on Suswam

PENGASSAN asks FG to probe audit report on subsidy fraud

Appeal court sacks Uba, Ekwunife; orders fresh polls

FG approves increased capitalisation for BoI

Dressing Blues

State of the nation worries Lagos Speaker

Akele charges Lagos govt on tolling, LASU fee hike

DMO: Extending prudent debt management to states

Mikel faces more Chelsea frustration

High sea drama: Eddie Ugboma, Omotola stranded on Atlantic Ocean

TEN YEARS AFTER: Bola Ige remains irreplaceable — Former Associates

Okocha, Amokachi storm Accra for Kuffour testimonial

BPE probe report: SERAP urges EFCC to prosecute suspects

NCAA denies JET A1 adulteration

Bayelsa 2012: International community set to intervene

Fuel subsidy removal: The issues, the reality

It feels great to be called dad – African China

Unimaid closure, disgrace to govt- Soyinka

Revenue board seals off 4 firms in Delta

Sunshine ‘ll outshine Dolphins, says Ogunbote

ATM fraud drops by 99% as CBN sets up E-Fraud Forum

Bye Bada, Bye 2011

Tebite sworn in as Delta Assembly member

Delta House passes 2012 budget

Edo PDP, ACN in verbal warfare over Oshiomhole’s comment on Yar’Adua

Riverine private school where school fees, lunch are free

Lafarge boosts local cement production with N750bn factory

Emordi opens up to Shooting Stars offer

Patients groan as health workers’ strike persists

Court dissolves marriage for lack of love

Explosions rock Yobe, again

Man,84 crushed to death, as another dies in inferno

No more ear-rings for Eagles -Keshi orders

Man, 61, seeks dissolution of marriage over wife’s cruelty

Appeal Court sacks Uba, Ekwunife, orders fresh polls

HIV prevalence high among homosexuals – Survey

Okene robbery: Banks now close by 1p.m

INEC recruits 11,000 adhoc staff for Adamawa guber poll

LASU students get payment deadline extension

Vanguard Online commences “Readers’ 2011 Year in Review”

Workers seek repeal of 2005 Power Reform Act

Lekki/ Epe Expressway Toll Plaza: Lagos govt violated our fundamental right to protest – Adegboruwa

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

2 die as soldiers go on demolition spree in Lagos

Alleged sex scandal: Chime sues

Beauty of Remembrance…

Armed Forces Resettlement Centre graduates 149 retiring servicemen

FG awards N16bn contracts for S-East roads

Govt today is all about contracts and sharing – Pat Utomi

Sack Special Duties Commissioner, community urges Oshiomhole

Ige: Oyo, Osun to reopen case

35 Rivers communities under threat of coastal erosion

FG pledges to reduce borrowing, spending

Accord Party scribe gets 9 months jail

Fuel Subsidy Parley With Jonathan: Labour adamant, insists on subsidy

Referral Hospital not abandoned says Army chief

Appeal Court sacks Delta lawmaker

Robbers raid Ekiti bank

Ebonyi House sacks speaker

Makinde faults Soyinka on Same-Sex Act

Ekweremadu’s aide detained for alleged torture of father, two sons

Oyo NURTW crisis: Court restrains police from arresting Tokyo

Tolling: Lagos govt action is subjudice – Agbakoba

Oil spill: Shell shuts Bonga production… may lose over $21.47m daily

Age cheats: Ysfon promises to assist NFF

Cosell Lives!

WAEC releases Nov/Dec results, withholds 39,066

Arowolo, hubby of slain banker, docked

FOC advises Naval personnel on good conduct

Sacked Sterling Group workers petition IG

Fashola tasks council bosses on service delivery

Fire razes 30 buildings in Lagos

Posterity won’t forgive us if we fail – Jonathan

FG yet to fix take-off date for subsidy removal – Maku

Ebonyi House Speaker impeached

Labour asks Lagos govt to stop tolling on Lekki road

Man, 29, arraigned for raping 11-yr-old girl

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Subsidy: Jonathan woos PDP leadership

FG seeks loans from India, China, France to fund 2012 budget

Senators kick aganist fuel subsidy removal

Linking me with Boko Haram satanic- Dokubo

Why oil sector deregulation is imperative, by Maku

BPE probe: Senate exonerates Obasanjo

Enugu govt begins sale of kerosene at N50 per litre

Nine kidnappers arraigned

Delta communities bemoan 3yrs power outage

Islamic banking: I would have sacked Lamido – Falae

Okonjo-Iweala for China on Abuja rail loan deal

Nine kidnappers arraigned in Owerri

Man sends SOS to govt over threat to life

Umuahia residents groan under multiple taxation

Xmas: Cleric urges Nigerians not to fear Boko Haram

Ogun panel orders arrest of 3 over alleged land scam

Edo guber: 8 aspirants join race under PDP

Multiple birth:Doctors say 4 but God added another

Jonathan promises diversification of economy

Day police, miscreants clashed at Mile 12

Symantec reveals four-fold increase on targeted attacks

NFF praises Supersand Eagles, commends COPA organizers

Retool national workforce with ICT skills and knowledge – ISPON

How IBM drives business efficiency with cloud technology

IT incubation centres: Expect new generation of software entreprenuers, Johnson promises

IG tasks CPs on hitch-free Xmas, New Year celebration

CeBIH calls for public support of cashless policy

On the gay rights issue

The West’s Woods-ward walk!

Ekiti introduces new taxes as IGR hits N600m

Imasuagbon to Oshiomhole: We’ve no plans to rig 2012 polls

Guinness commissions water project in Enugu

Tax burden as Ajimobi presents N160bn budget

27 Eagles report to camp

Sokoto 2012: How Gov. Wamakko won PDP primary

Day of rage: Hoodlums kill nursing mother in Mushin

Abia budgets N122.4bn for 2012

FG flags off construction of N2.5bn secretariat in Yenagoa

Petroleum deregulation: Timely intervention

Oct.1 bombing: Charles Okah in coma, others protest in Court

Rep condemns persecution of Nigerians abroad

Bola Ige, Olagbaju’s death cause disaffection 10 yrs after

Christmas: Trafiic gridlock on Onitsha Bridge worsens

5 killed, 4 injured in Kaduna

Beyonce’s parents part ways

Traditional ruler abducted in A/Ibom

DIG Dawodu’s death: Suspect moved to Abuja

Monday, December 19, 2011

Hoodlums kill ex-Perm Sec’s daughter

Court orders release of Nigerien after 10 yrs detention

Ojukwu: Nnewi monarchs, family, others meet on burial plans

Auto crash: 18 killed in Edo

Man nabbed over alleged attempted murder

Jonathan to govs: Eliminate waste to achieve MDGs

Maritime workers shut ports nationwide

Explosion scare in Lagos

Doctors in Owerri protest abduction of members

N9.2 billion school contract: Company, govt in court

N894m contract scam: You’ve case to answer, court tells Bankole

65-year-old killed in renewed hostilities between cult groups

Bayelsa 2012: We’re the candidates to beat – CAP flagbearer

Where is our bread winner? – Family of missing man demands

Appeal Court declares Tebite winner of Assembly poll in Ughelli South constituency

Nigeria ‘ll overcome challenges, says Gowon

Akwa Ibom to raise N200bn from capital market

Keshi warns invited Eagles

Apprehension as another health sector strike looms

The big betrayal:Oshiomhole’s triumph in Yar’Adua’s legacy

Subsidy removal: NPAN holds Town Hall Meeting

Man escapes death

Developer flags off construction of shopping mall at Ikeja

Ogun robbers shift attention from banks, hit FMC

Correct information, awareness key to overcoming infertility, says Ajayi

Ekiti Speaker, Osun ACN condemn fuel subsidy removal

ADAMAWA 2012: Nyako leans on Atiku

SEC inaugurates seven sub-committees on capital market revival

Eguavoen eyes Enyimba return

Only 5 registered radiographers are in Lagos hospitals – ARN

Subsidy removal: CBN down-plays inflationary impact

Poor motivation, heavy workload mar our attitude – Nurses

Operation cashless: Interswitch speeds up card activation with Instant PIN

HERFON boss seeks better funding for NHIS

‘AIB submitted 8 accident reports to Presidency for adoption’

How 38 passengers met their waterloo in Nkpor river

Chad woos Nigeria over ECOWAS membership

Delta Assembly uncovers 200 ghost workers

Christmas: Traffic builds up on Niger Bridge

Oil Subsidy Removal: I’ll lead SNG to protest if – Tunde Bakare

Underestimating social and security threats of climate change

Senate absolves BPE of responsibility for failed privatisation

LAMATA, LASEPA draft bill to tackle emissions

Bayelsa may be lost to surging sea – Environmentalist

We ‘ll not implement IMF programmes – Okonjo-Iweala

Toyota dominates NAJA as Corolla wins Car of the Year

FG approves deployment of solar panels

We’ll ensure N/Delta Ministry, NDDC achieve objectives — Jonathan

7 buildings destroyed as another explosion rocks Kaduna

Oshiomhole expresses support for power privatisation

419: EFCC arraigns 2 over N42.5m shares

Fuel scarcity worsens despite NNPC assurances

Lagos to partner Ogun, others on polio eradication

Release NNPC audit report, NGO tells FG

Alausa power project ready in 2012

Lagos begins implementation of URPD law in 2012

Controversy trails removal of Anambra ANPP chairman

Firm proffers solution to plastic waste

Stanbic IBTC partners LSACA to curtail HIV transmission

Ajimobi’s govt irresponsible – Balogun

Akon’s label Konvict signs Wizkid Psquare, Tuface!

Explosion rocks Kaduna, again

Beach Soccer, Eket hope and morah as metaphor

FRSC convicts 59 persons for traffic offences

Toll-gate controversy: CNPP backs LASG

Road accidents: Christmas travels not compulsory, says FRSC

Bafarawa rejoins ANPP

IMF chief Lagarde visits Nigeria ,hails Jonathan reforms bid

Don charges stakeholders on support for education

Petroleum deregulation: Timely initiative to save economy

USAID, others pledge $82m lifeline to fight malaria

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il dies at 69

Court rules on Ndume’s bail application, today

Sunday, December 18, 2011

We lost 3 members, many still ready to die – Boko Haram

Abia orders sex workers off streets

Stolen Imo children re-unite with parents

I killed, another injured as car plunges into lagoon

Nigerians must resist subsidy removal- Bakare

Task force kills 2 suspected robbers in Warri

Kidnappers disagree over sharing of ransom

2,200 PDP, LP, NTP supporters join CPC

Confusion in Katsina over S’Court judgment

Dealers hoard fuel products, as water scarcity hits Enugu

First Lady extols Ojukwu’s virtues

FG to fund N794bn budget deficit via domestic debt in 2012

Boko Haram, Police shoot-out: 7 killed, 14 arrested

Capital market operators differ on implications of 2012 federal budget

CBN maps out strategy to check frauds in electronic payment

Will President Jonathan buckle under the weight of 2012 fiscal policies?

Naval chief vows to checkmate pirates

Commuters groan over multiple checkpoints along Lagos-Badagry expressway

Plain, Plentiful Pain

When Denrele shines @ NBA awards night, bags award no. 13

Eagles win Copa Lagos

Excess crude fund lowers inter-bank interest rates

The Niger Delta question: An Ijaw struggle? (1)

2012 Budget: Expect tough economic conditions next year

WTO talks ‘ve improved atmosphere, outlook – Aganga

Egbin power plant restored to full capacity

We must learn to deny ourselves some things -Regina Ezenwa

2012 budget proposal can ruin economy – TUC

Election Petitions: Between the Judiciary and Constitution(2)

Re: Pensioners’ ‘I’m alive exercise’

NSE tasks FG on transport sector

Mark urges FCT Minister to take ‘painful’ decisions

Barcelona wins Club World Cup, beats Santos 4-0

Tyre Burst

Monica wins MTN Project fame!

Read 10 books, get N50, 000 – LG boss challenges students

3 killed, bride injured in auto accident on wedding day

Truck crushes man at police check point

Roy Keane defends right to criticise Manchester United

Philippine floods toll 652 dead with 808 missing

Engineers seek establishment of Federal Road Authority

Villas-Boas shrugs off Chelsea setback

Ronaldo treble leads Real Madrid to six-goal Sevilla rout

Obama signs $1tn spending bill, averts shutdown

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Sokoto PDP primary: Wamakko walks over opponents

Fuel subsidy: FG not ready for discussion – NLC

Ceramic raw materials are everywhere – Agonsi

Age Cheat: Blame coaches not players, Okonkwo tells NFF

Alex Ibru: There Goeth A Man, by Reuben Abati

Fuel subsidy: ‘Jonathan can’t convince Senators, Reps’

Why I resigned from Rangers – Dike

Katsina moves to tackle education challenges

OCABG: LASUTH scores another 1st in heart surgery, but lack of funds limit access to services

‘MTN slows our decision’

Imoke, Duke at war over Tinapa, monorail

CBN, Iwu, others counsel on way out of poverty, unemployment

Name Kogi Stadium after Bada, Amike tells Gov Idris

Patients languish in hospital because of huge debt burden, need help

Wrestling: Over 250 wrestlers jostle for medals at Sylva Open

Delta 2012 budget will bring smiles, says Uduaghan

FG, STATES ON WAR PATH: Tension over sharing of subsidy funds

Et tu, Dele ?

CAPP suggests solutions to Jos’ unending crises

Puzzle: ‘I found my son in well, dead’

Escape from `slave camps’

ASUU goes on strike again?

My father’s planned secret mission – Ige’s Son

The Abia security incentive

‘No hiding place for drug counterfeiters’

FG is playing chicken with oil subsidies

Culture revival at Best…

Bandits kills man, wife, sales girl in Warri

What is national security?

Nuncdimittis for Ikemba & some neglected truths about the Ojukwu phenomenon (1)

PDP plans to rig Edo 2012 poll – Oshiomhole

Fuel subsidy removal: The looming inflation

Ex-UPN lawmaker emerges Ondo ruling party boss

Akinbobola suspended by NPL Congress

Tears as Alex Ibru, ‘God’s treasurer’, ‘servant leader’, is buried

Boko Haram: 3 die as explosion rocks bomb factory in Borno

Lagos-Epe Expressway toll stand -off: Why we fired shots, by police

Cycling tour: NCF boss eulogises ECOWAS Director

Three die as explosion rocks bomb factory in Borno

Bayelsa 2012: Dickson picks retired rear admiral as running mate

Pipelines: ‘Danger looms in Lagos LCDA’

Lekki Toll Gate: Ocuppy Lekki protest turns violent

Gunmen kill policeman in Kano

Eight killed, 299 hurt as clashes rock Cairo

Friday, December 16, 2011

Lagos indigenes beg Fashola to reduce LASU fees

Ex-militants invade Ughelli police station

Strike: ASUU chases ESUT lecturers from offices

Tolls on Eti-Osa -Lekki expressway begins tomorrow

Delta CP may be prosecuted – PSC

FG/Edo controversy deepens over road construction

HIV/AIDS kills 1,000 Nigerians daily – CHAN

4 FRSC officials escape death in C/River

SOKOTO GUBER PRIMARIES: A ‘divided house’ on make or mar exercise

Most of Duke’s projects were elephant projects – Imoke’s aide

MTN sponsorship deal not yet official – Aindigh

Heartland to enjoy ‘new’ Dan Anyiam stadium

3SC off-load captain,18 other players

Service of songs held for Ibru amid tight security

Presidency scuttled our convention – writers

Abia frowns at illegal revenue consultants

Dream Team V loss slows down Eaglets

Resign now, Babangida tells Maigari

A’Court declares Okadigbo’s wife Senator for Anambra North

Gay marriage: Nigeria can do without foreign aids – Mbagwu

Does Imoke deserve a second tenure?

Nigeria’s Egbunine punches for world boxing title in Owerri

FG sacks 3 NPA directors

Asa, top on CNN list

When you are hooked on drugs and alcohol

Bada’s last wishes for Nigeria’s athletics

Ayemanor: How we cut cost of governance in Delta

NFF,NPL must revive Nigeria’s football – Emeteole

I’m not married to music – Somi

Tu Face, D’banj, others enliven Calabar Carnival

Monalisa Chinda lands N30m endorsement deal

Novelty: Okorocha leads RM FC against ex Spartans, Nationale

Mercy Johnson is Most Outstanding Actress in Africa

Future remains bright for basketball, says Pinheiro

Our children need help, parents of quintuplets cry out

Akinbobola seeks mandate at NPL Congress

N40m Judgement: Court freezes NCC’s account

People still have misconceptions about living in Lagos – Pannaz Pahnam

Kia Rio in Kiss and Tell promo

I wanted to be an Astronaut, but space is so far – Buchi

The dilemma of a 21st century mom

The rosiest and the sourest

I believe that even a smile is charity -Yasmin Kure

I lost a great uncle;Prince Bello Afegbua [1931-2011]

Re: When Should A Minister Resign?

Budget 2012 and Okonjo-Iweala’s gambit

Boko Haram, Gaddafi’s fall boost Christian population- Bishop Okah

Cossy Orjiakor re-brands ?

Nigerians plan for Christmas, as shopping, tourism top agenda

My husband was killed by his bosom police friend, laments wife of slain DPO

FG, states, LGs share N612b

Keshi appeals for resuscitation of Lagos Stadium

Nudity does not depict Nigerian culture

Six killed, 2 injured as Boko Haram strikes Kano

Nigerian Idol train berths at Enugu

S’Court sacks 2 Senators, 8 Reps members from Katsina state

Gunmen kill 3 airforce officers in Kano

Group rejects zoning of 2015 Akwa Ibom governorship position

Create more jobs to curb insecurity, NCP tells FG

Xmas: Clergyman cautions travellers, motorists

NBA faults removal of fuel subsidy

Music, comedy stars rock Lagos at Rhythm unplugged

Subsidy: I won’t inflict pains on Nigerians – Jonathan

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Rivers boat mishap: 30 get mass burial

Court orders rape victim father’s arrest for cutting accused’s manhood

Bomb explosion as Boko Haram kills 2, injure others in Maiduguri

Man docked for watching couple make love

LASU to students: Pay up today or forfeit admission

5 trapped as Lagos govt building collapses

Senators query N921.91trn security vote

S-West robbery siege: Agbekoya offers to rescue states

PDP leaders meet over zoning, Sylva

Oshiomhole pulls down Works Ministry’s sign board

CBN frustrating our case – Afribank shareholders

Gov assures NYSC members in Borno of security

FG bans use of kerosene for road construction

Delta gets NERC’s licence to generate electricity

Expect housing revolution next year – Pepple

LCCI cautions FG on 2012 budget

Gay: The people of Lut in our midst (1)

Amnesty programme: Stakeholders pass vote of confidence on Kuku

Mimiko inaugurates N235m market

Atlantic Energy, Boateng plan N1.13bn infrastructure financing

Another Year, Another Yawn

Obuh: My boys could have won Olympic ticket for Nigeria

Don’t leave Milan, Taribo tells Taiwo

ICSAN seeks engagement of professionals in governance

Bad governance responsible for Boko Haram – Shinkafi

Onokpite’s family slams IG over investigation c’ttee

Reps honour nation’s 1st Dep Speaker

A’Court upholds Lagos Rep’s election

We want to produce 300,000 tons of cashew by 2014 – NCAN

Power generation drops by 1,080 mw as Egbin shuts down

Sokoto 2012: Between popularity and presidential anointing

Call for tourism development fund continues

All roads lead to Redemption Camp for A New Thing

Understanding the imperatives of fuel subsidy removal

N200bn pharmaceutical fund to be released soon – Chukwu

Fresh crisis rocks Anambra PDP over membership validation

Cashless policy: CBN, Customs clash over tariff on PoS

Osun PDP condemns Aregbesola over pardon of 4 convicts

Be cautious on fuel subsidy removal, cleric tells Jonathan

Ondo reads riot act to civil servants

‘Benue needs N2.6bn to implement minimum wage’

Aregbesola’s wife partners foreign firm against child trafficking

Mass unemployment in a tough economic environment

I-N-S-E-C-U-R-I-T-Y: Imo community in Lagos raises alarm

Court vacates arrest warrant on Ikuforiji, aide

Election Petitions: Between the Judiciary and Constitution

Xmas Shopping

53 garlands to Andy Uba

Nations Cup: Keshi buys time as Mba goes to Sao Tome

Who do we trust enough to make a leap of faith?

Bada for bury Dec 29

Losing fat the healthy way….(3)

Top sports court backs UEFA over FC Sion ban

Reps back creation of contingencies fund

US stocks jump on low jobless claims

US panel urges protection of humans in research

PH boat mishap: 26 more bodies recovered

Pilots cleared to use iPad during takeoff, landing

kidnapped Italian freed

Patronise other varsities to reduce admission pressure, UNILAG tells parents

New security arrangement foils bank robbery in Ogun

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

1 wounded in airforce, robbers’ shoot-out

Aviation Ministry gets report of alleged N13bn fraud on radar project

Police burst kidnapping syndicate,rescue eight children

Reps probe collapse of capital market

Hospital workers protest doctor’s death in Owerri

Court summons Falana over release of accused from prison

Kaduna Fulani blame violence on Niger Republic

38 die in Port Harcourt boat mishap

‘Why our prisons are congested’

FG plans befitting burial for Bada, as Lagos pledges support

Crisis rocks Delta labour agency

SSS nabs 4 ex-militants over alleged abduction of expatriate

Gombe gets new Dep Gov

Shongai Packaging commissions plastics recycling plant

Ibaka seaport ’ll create 100,000 jobs – Gov Akpabio

Charles Okah: Court gives FG 72-hour ultimatum over alleged turture

Bayelsa: Any Sylva lining for Timipire?

Amaechi eulogises late Vanguard staff

Fashola pledges support for women in shipping business

Beware! Fatigue, sign of serious medical condition

Fuel subsidy: FG decision should reflect people’s social, economic realities – Ajibola SAN

Tonto Dike rewards two students

Fan Milk reiterates commitment to improved product

Sports Veterans, SWAN, Olympians mourn Bada

Singaporean coy to invests $50m in rice production in Nigeria

Unilever, stakeholders push for dental health education

With Carniriv, Rivers rediscovers its cultural essence

States not funding pension scheme – Operators

IMO seat: Nigeria should review its relationship with neighbours – Operators

Local participation: NIMASA ends auditing of local ships

Kerosene: Awka residents beg Anambra govt

SSANU, NASU, NAAT threaten strike

The symbolism of Jonathan’s bow and subsidy removal

Why we establish College of Primary Education – Fashola

Fashola commissions N16bn shopping mall

The ojukwu symbolism: From personal reminisciences (2)

O’jez honours Mike Okri

Money Matter

Capital market: Declining investors’ confidence worries SEC

Tola Wewe returns with Footnotes

NGC gets shareholders’ approval to raise N4bn

Literary night of amazing hope

Ogun gov hails Dangote’s investments

NCCE laments decline in science, tech graduates

What you should know about erectile dysfunction

How accident claimed life of journalist diagonised with kidney stone

Bada’s death, a national tragedy – Minister of Police

Diversifying economy from oil to non-oil still far- Omokhodion

Gov Aliyu to FG: Negotiate with Boko Haram

At Artexpo, Duke charged to provide befitting national edifice

A’Court reaffirms Ikuforiji’s election

OIL SUBSIDY REMOVAL: Jonathan still consulting – Okonjo-Iweala

Between governors and the Police: The corruption challenge

FG appoints Abdullahi Ag minister of sport

2012 guber: Edo in diaspora drum support for Oshiomhole

Solanke warns FG over subsidy removal

Delta budgets N383.39bn for 2012

N40bn loan scam: We ‘ve no case to answer, Bankole, Nafada insist

PPPRA meets petroleum importers over scarcity, Q4 allocation

Budget 2012, disaster waiting to happen,says NLC

Onokpite family drags IGP, others to court

Armed robbers invade hospital in Benin

Money-making rituals: wife drags husband to court

Lagos police investigate death in PZ factory

Toure ‘confused’ on going to Nations Cup

How Nigerian media can drive dev, by Amuka, Iredia, Utomi

Why we can’t stop flooding, by Lagos govt

Earthquake shakes Club World Cup in Japan

Fashola to Lagosians: Be more tax compliant

NANS asks FG, ASUU to resolve differences

Sam Klef and Timberland in hot new colabo

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Does It Matter If It’s A Bomb?

CJN vows to establish special court for corruption cases

Bayelsa rape victim gets N.5m grant

Villagers protest murder of medical doctor

Ogun Police parade 6 Sagamu robbery suspects, 11 others

BA, Virgin Atlantic’s $235m fine: Probe panel begins sitting

Shock, anguish trail Bada’s death, Imoke, others mourn

New judge to try Akala’s corruption case

FG to scrap PHCN – NERC scribe

Fashola’s war on education (2)

Consult widely on subsidy, EU cautions Jonathan

Families petition agency over Onokpite’s killing

Ex-Delta Assembly Clerk pays N7m for release of abducted wife, 4 children

Nigeria default on payment for accommodation

Imasuagbon to Edo PDP: Don’t impose any governorship candidate on the party

Minister faults 9-3-4 education system

Nigeria capital market ’ll not recover until 2018 – Nweze

NNS Thunder arrives soon

Buhari vs. Jonathan: S’Court fixes Dec 28 for judgment

FG tasked to initiate domestic policy to move economy

Yar’Adua supported me financially in Edo guber poll – Oshiomhole

Buhari, El-Rufai, Bakare blast PDP leadership

SHARING THE FEDERAL CAKE: The legislative steps in budget making

FG appropriates N78.98bn for agric sector

ICT gets low allocation in 2012 budget

Enugu approves N4bn road contracts

C-River loses N60bn over ceded Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon

Vanguard is first choice newspaper- Oritsejafor

N4.749trn Proposal For 2012: Jonathan silent on subsidy in budget

That 3rd anniversary lecture (1)

Financial expert calls for strategic policy implementation

Court dismisses application to strike out ex-Anambra electoral commission boss’ suit

ACN senators to oppose oil subsidy removal

Madam Manager

The North looks at itself

2012 budget: Mark, PDP, Senators, Reps, others react

NFF reads ‘riot act’ to U-17 girls

DN Meyer assures on quality, relaunches products

Microsoft decries menace of software piracy in the country

Imo PDP faults suspension of monarchs’ salaries

‘How Nigcomsat-1R will impact Nigerian economy’

Eat more tomatoes, lower risk of cancers

Budget 2012: FG removes duty from power equipment, machinery

Protest in Owerri as wounded kidnapped doctor dies at last

Ondo demolishes 92 houses for motor park

Osaze: Emenike lacks int’l experience

PDP accuses Mimiko of divide-and-rule

Goge Africa’s Nneka Moses spotted at movie premiere

NUJ to FG: Implement agreement with ASUU

Abuja, Nigeria’s divided capital city

Resourcery deploys first Cisco UCS solution in Nigeria

The ojukwu symbolism: From personal reminisciences (1)

Fresh bomb explosion kills 4 in Maiduguri

Budget 2012 : ‘ 2.48m oil production estimates unrealistic, ambitious’

Buhari vs Jonathan: S/Court fixes December 28 for judgment

Abia Central: Appeal Court sacks Senator Nwogu

Healthworth, Dabma celebrate Sickle Cell Day in Lagos

Nigerian Olympic Silver medalist Sunday Bada, is dead!

Remembering the Publisher: A tribute to Alex Ibru (2)

Ekiti bomb blast: OPC rules out Boko Haram

Facts, figures behind 2012 budget proposals

FG to strengthen agencies to reduce influx of substandard products

Jonathan presents 2012 budget to N/Assembly

Adamawa guber race : Collect their money and vote candidate of your choice – Marwa

Iran dares US, says drone now Iran’s ‘property’

Tunisia’s new president sworn in

Where is 2011 Sound City Music Video awards?

Minister condemns harassment, killing of Nigerians in S/Africa

Jackson’s daughter, Paris, talks about film debut

Monday, December 12, 2011

Never Expect Power Until…

Boko Haram: Ex-NSAs hold talks today

3 INEC staff docked over alleged N2m bribe

S-West robbery siege: Ondo banks close shop as precaution

Families of dead crew members want vessel owner committed to prison

NANS paralyses activities at gov’s office over LASU fee hike

Arsonists blow up Ikole INEC office

Sylva dismisses PDP’s submission of Dickson’s name to INEC

Panic in Army barracks as fire razes NNPC oil pipeline

Lamorde vows to cleanse EFCC

SSS arrests 6 over theft of DDC machines

Keshi sets conditions for Eagles hopefuls

Driver held over master’s disappearance

FG assures states of support on education

EFCC arraigns oil chief over alleged N324m fraud

ASUU strike: Abia CLO calls for dialogue

Roads: Ogun pays N300m compensation

Audit report indicts 663 Ekiti LG workers

llegal bunkering: NIMASA issues arrest warning to shipowners, others

FG cautioned against floating new national carrier

Sokoto Guber contest: The truth, myth and issues – Danladi Bako

Arsenal delegation okays Abuja Nat’l Stadium, visits Glass House

World Bank approves N800m for 2016 census

3 escape death in Lagos building collapse…10 injured in auto crash

All-new Toyota Camry enters next level

Edo guber: Why we don’t want Odubu – ACN youths

2011 Christian pilgrims airlifted from A-Ibom Airport

Etisalat bridges graduates’ competency through career summit

Arik Air resumes flight operationson Abuja-London route

Skye Bank boss canvasses autonomy for internal auditors

We ‘re committed to funding Anambra varsity – Obi

Deregulation: Legislators fault FG reasons

Leave subsidy for now, face Boko Haram – Kukah

Repaint and enhance the value of your property

Airtel, Samsung announce strategic African partnership

Isokos have been marginalised – Okpokoro

Anambra govt earmarks N9bn for new housing estate

Okpe owns Sapele – Dafinone

Review of the 1999 Constitution and Nigerian democracy (2)

2 in 5 Nigerian children chronically malnourished – Experts

Woman kidnapper nabbed in Owerri

Imo House probes alleged missing N10bn

Court upholds Ewherido’s election

We want Drogba next – Shanghai Shenhua

Yak’s goal wins award

Yar’Adua’s illness, death dwarfed our achievements – Jonathan

Police kill 4 kidnappers in Rivers

China executes S/African woman for drug smuggling

Pastor appears in court for alleged trespass

Pregnant wife allegedly kills husband

Edo lawmaker calls for overhaul of EFCC operations

Laundry woman

Truck crushes 4 to death in Osogbo

S-African, Spanish climbers for Ondo’s hill climbing event

Peaceful election in Cote d’Ivoire, despite boycott – UN

Jos Explosions: Okada operations banned beyond 7pm

Politicians bleed Nigeria to suffocation – Odunewu

Sunday, December 11, 2011

FG halts retirement of non-teaching university staff aged 60

PDP to sanction Olurin for attending ACN’s budget session

Edo guber: Igbinedion, Okunbo move against Oshiomhole’s 2nd term bid

Rivers intensifies fight against criminals

‘Ekeji not afraid of probe’

FoI: SERAP sues FG over spending of recovered stolen funds

$100m fine: We ‘ve done nothing wrong – Virgin Atlantic

Pay Ojukwu your last honour, Okorocha urges Gowon

Alleged N7bn fraud: Ikuforiji not afraid of trial – Aide

Abuja court summons Imoke over N40m suit

Naira heads for third week Drop as Nigeria’s import demand rises

Unilorin 49 lecturers sue FG, VC

S-East PDP okays removal of fuel subsidy

Gunmen kill mother of 9, injure two others in Kaduna

Group accuses police of rights abuse

FG would have resolved banking crisis with N500bn – Operator

Opa Williams bids Nite Of A Thousand Laughs farewell

Petroleum industry bill is dead – Sen. Enang

Name Port Harcourt airport, second Niger bridge after Ojukwu, Onwuka Kalu tells FG

Ebonyi govt suspends four education ministry staff over illegal fees

Deadlock in ASUU-FG talks, open invitation to chaos – NLC

Finance Houses: In search of game changing reform

NIMASA detains vessel for carrying petroleum products illegally

CAF rejects IOC verdict on Hayatou

Ecobank launches middle Africa’s first-ever bond index

NIPOST partners eTranzact on Cashless Policy Initiative

Indiscriminate use of pain relievers affects kidneys, induces stroke

Stakeholders call for indigenous software and capacity development

FIFA Club World Cup: Esperance fans run wild in Japan

Police arrest suspects after attack on man, rescue kidnapped victims

SETRACO tennis gets December date

Persons with disabilities decry discrimination

Soccer fans in $50,000 prize rumble

Sack of non-Abia workers: Monarch wants Ohaneze Ndigbo to intervene

Fashola’s war on education

FIBA AFRIQUE: Inter Club are African champions

Moses ‘ll go places, says Wigan coach

Gbaramatu youths pass vote of no confidence on EGCDF

Ondo lawmakers justify doctoring budget

Taiwo open to Newcastle switch

N300bn. Bailout Funds: Airlines yet to benefit from FG intervention says Adekoya …as airlines groan under arbitrary hike of fuel

RwandaAir begins Kigali-Lagos route

FG urged to set up aviation manpower dev. board

Understanding bonds in insurance (1)

Capital market woes and need to salvage N6.4trn investors’ fund

Ekiti floats N25bn bond, receives oversubscription

Nigeria can produce 2 million tonnes of fish for local consumption – Fish Farmers

Remembering the Publisher: A tribute to Alex Ibru

We are to maintain, sustain Enterprise Bank and make it a medium bank

FCT Minister approves promotion of 3, 997 staff

UACN elevates 20 to full managers

Police kill 1, arrest another in petrol station raid

Nigerian, UK, UAE firms launch property protection equipment

Why FG has not tamed Boko Haram

AMCON employs 70 professionals to value borrowers’ properties

Audu to make Nollywood stars landlords

Banks sensitise stakeholders on N30bn agric financing

Nigeria can bring down the cost of building only by looking inward – Elder Rufus Akinrolabu

Letting it pass!

Have no fear, Primate tells Christians

Don’t pay ransom for Qaeda hostages, says Mauritania

Barca take El Clasico honours, United bounce back

Tinubu’s in-law wins Ekiti Reps re-run

My plans for Edo – Imasuagbon

How Ojukwu visited prison for the first time, by Ralph Uwazuruike, MASSOB leader

Life without Clara is lonely – Oshiomhole

Jigawa procures N71m vehicles for state education offices

Issues that caused civil war are still alive – Ekweremadu

Woman killed, 2 injured as gunmen attack Kaduna village

Bomb blasts kill football fan in Jos

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Atiku skips Obasanjo in protocols

Nigerians groan as kerosene price soars

Guber poll: Gladiators set Adamawa political landscape astir

Gay rights, my foot!

OSOPADEC executes N3bn projects in Ondo

‘Why Osun is optimistic with Aregbesola’

Open Letter to Governor Oshiomhole

Iloh backs sack of NFF Board

How our daughter met Aki – In-law, Mr. Lawrence Nwajah

Lagos State governorship: 2015 Christian Agenda –2

National strategic planning key to economic transformation- Usman

6 musicians that made waves in 2011

The End Game

N3.4 trillion fuel subsidy in wrong hands – Ex -minister

When General Gowon came to Dutse

Clara Oshiomhole: The jewel of the lion

New lifestyles cause of rising BP cases in Nigeria – Dr Soyinka

Treat Maigari as you treated me, Galadima tells NFF Congress

Enters SEE Inspirations magazine

Edo 2012: Edo coalition adopts Edebiri

Firm holds training for stakeholders in power sector

Many mysteries of the Kaduna blast

JP Clark : The saga of Son of Kiagbodo

November nightmare: As dare-devil robbers terrorize Ogun State

I’m intoxicated when people submit to Christ – Pastor Ebireri

Nipost & mailbox fee rip-off

AT AREWA PEACE & UNITY MEETING: Lamentation song of leaders

Indigenous entrepreneurship will stimulate economic growth – Fashola

LAMORDE’S EFCC: How the new boss is settling in

‘ Polio nearly aborted my dreams’

‘A-Ibom opened up for foreign investments’

Women no longer play the second fiddle – Tunde-Suara

When should a minister resign?

A nation and her discontents

President Jonathan & the burden of leading the sleeping Giant of Africa (3)

Ex-director seeks release of NDDC’s arrears

N2.3bn Trauma centre for Ondo

Africa dares Western nations over homosexuals

FG takes cultural crusade to varsities

Worries over meningitis vaccines storage in Bauchi

MUSON Season of Classical Songs

Vision 20:2020 is realisable if… – Yemi Kale, SG

Nigeria under siege of malnutrition: A time to act

At last Kumuyi’s wife returns to join hubby

Touching the lives of women to build the nation

‘In Nigeria, there’s no criminal justice for women’- Mrs Effa-Chukwuma

‘Fix the Church, Nigeria’ll be free’

Scrabble: Owokere’s world’s 4th best

Catholic Knights plan chapel

Aki weds quietly in Lagos

Let’s go back to school sports, Izagbo urges Nigerians

NSF: Delta kicks as eligibility rule’s amended

VISA DELIVERY IN 72 HOURS: Foreign missions struggle to cope

Enjoying kingdom prosperity! (2)

Lagos Assembly asked to partner with media, civil society

Football woes: Izilein disagrees with Senate, blames administrators

Igweh wins Le Meridien Golf Open

Boko Haram: The way out, by Gusau, ex-NSA

Shocker: NWF loses three Olympics slots

ECOWAS Cycling tour holds February

Remove impedimemts to economic growth – Jos Biz Sch. Dir.

Vanguard Correspondent George Onah for burial

Confusion over Onokpite’s death

Retiring is an act of “cowardice” says Mugabe

West hijacked Libyan’s genuine democratic protest -Zuma

Explosion hits mosque in Sapele

N315m is small money for athletics – Toblow

Redknapp wary of wounded United, City

Villas-Boas says his job is no popularity contest

Libyan rulers say ready to forgive Kaddafi fighters

Bandits burn police station

Meet the first female army officer in Nigeria

ICPC prosecutes 270 corruption cases

ONDO: What difference has Mimiko made?

Friday, December 09, 2011

No more sacred cows in anti-graft war – EFCC

N7bn alleged fraud: Court orders arrest of Lagos Speaker

Lack of gas, vandalism stall NIPP 1000MW 0 FG

Oritsejafor at Vanguard says: 2012 will be great for Nigeria

Buhari vs Jonathan: CJN constitutes 7-man panel to hear CPC’s appeal

Fuel subsidy: Be careful, Gowon warns

Court judgment can’t prevent LASTMA – Solicitor-General

Boko Haram: Don’t negotiate with terrorist groups, NBA warns FG

Don’t foist running mate on Oshiomhole – Omoruyi

I used to help OBJ get access to Abacha, Diya – Bode George

Enugu council polls: Opposition parties back out

Football fans chorus, ‘Maigari should go’

Boko Haram: Has Northen leaders found their voice?

How Rita Dominic emerged Arik Airline Best Actress

Your choice can make or mar you – OlOWOKERE

LASU Fees: Varsity meant to be tuition free

Police kill 1, arrest another in petrol  station raid

Men, wait, music first! says Sesu

Marital sex is healthy for you – Experts

Obi’s sports development excites ex-soccer stars

Obasanjo,Daniel’s wife, Olowu dragged before Ogun Truth Commission

Lagos govt commends students initiatives on road safety

FRSC, NB Plc sensitise motorists on safety

DJinee set to release new single

Nikki Laoye weds today

Shina Peters, Ice-Prince storm Havana carnival


Mike Ezuruonye, Benita Nzeribe storm Owerri

I’ve been privilege to treat people in the corridors of power – Dr. Okong Ekon

Ex-EFCC Chairman, Waziri goes on course in UK

A day-old baby abandoned, another three-month-old dumped

Cerezo handler eyes NWL crown

Femi Kuti gigs Grammy pick at Top 1OMICS concert

Football failure, a blessing in disguise – Chukwu

Slide in Nigeria’s football temporary – Bazuaye

Your mum confessed to have killed your dad; would you forgive her?

Ford Focus Challenge: Winners to go home with cars

Who Wins GUS 8?

Oshiomhole commends security agencies in Edo

ACN is telling packs of lies – Benue Deputy Governor

Competition is a great thing – Adebayo

Man, 69,arrested for robbery, gun-running

‘Ultimate Circle’ and the less privileged

Omokaro targets elite league for Insurance

Warri Wolves’ll be better next season – Ebikagboro

Nollywood’ll soon get Hollywood height – Agwu

Kaduna Blasts: Army, onlookers worsen victims’ plight

Nigeria has a large unexplored markets – Ibebuike

London invitational tourney excites Weightlifting boss

We need Wealth Creation Commission, Cleric tells govt

‘Sex between two men is anti-God”

Akwa Utd prepare for new season without funds

Boxing was a way for me to live my childhood dream

Navy nabs two ex-militants for piracy

Amoo rejects pay cut from 3SC

It’s not easy to find a good man – Efya

How I survived an autocrash and lost three friends – Tosin Ajayi

Kogi guber poll: Labour Party sues INEC

Stakeholders call for a change in football structure

Henry stunned by Arsenal statue tribute

Canada moves to strip thousands of citizenship

400 women, children rescued from Boko Haram den – Witness

AU lists Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab, others terrorist groups

Jonathan’s adviser appeals to striking lecturers to return to work

Oritsejafor commends Senate on anti-same sex bill

Gay marriage berths in Nigeria

Live Blog: Vanguard End of Year Event

Abia govt and Minimum wage

All is for Oritsejafor !

My wife denies me sex since I married her, man tells court


Lagos to FG: Hands off issuance of number plates, drivers’ licence

Policemen fire tear-gas at protesting SSS 2 students

Thursday, December 08, 2011

We must cut recurrent budget, Okonjo-Iweala insists

FG needs N106bn to meet ASUU’s demand

Praises for PHCN manager

I’m opposed to fuel subsidy removal – Buhari

Fashola presents N46m cars to 8 monarchs

Eagles’ camp runs into a hitch

Some Small Somalia

Tribunal grants LP’s prayer for more witnesses against Tinubu

Ex-Niger Delta militants barricade Abuja road in Kogi

Scramble for PDP scribe

S’ Court okays speedy trial of suit against Gov Orji

We’re not northerners- Middle-Belt youths

CONSTITUTION REVIEW COMMITTEE: Can Belgore weather the storm?

Warri Port manager kidnapped

Eso, Idowu, others for Wole Soyinka award

KADUNA EXPLOSION: Red Cross, Police disagree over blast

Freeze, Shan George host NBA awards

Flood victims drag Daniel, Amosun to Truth Commission

Christians tackle Aminu over alleged call for disbandment of CAN

Oil workers petition Petroleum, Labour ministers over alleged illegal levies by Shell

$35,000 fraud: Bureau de Change operator jailed 7 yrs

Robbery scare forces banks’ closure in Akure

London 2012 Olympic: Egbunike submits blue print to NSC

Delta govt washes hands off Onokpite’s killing

Anambra to absorb sacked workers from Abia

The basics of happy marriage in Islam (2)

ANPP suspends Kogi guber candidate, chair

Bayelsa guber: PDP submits Dickson’s name to INEC

The N50 billion bond rumpus in Delta

SSS foils bank robbery in Awka

Rowdy session in Senate over President’s nominees

Police nab 4 staff over banks’ robberies

Lawal: Bad-luck ruined us in Morocco

Jonathan raises alarm over arms proliferation

IFC stakes 18.9% equity in ACCION

I plead ignorant as uncharged

Kusa on Alex Ibru: Every man has a story

Boko Haram: NIREC advocates death penalty for offenders

Midnight Star, SWV storm MTN Project Fame

LG Polls: Chime scores another first

Imo revenue board seals off FMB for alleged tax evasion

P&G inaugurates soap manufacturing plant

Glamour, as 2011 AFRIFF ends in style

Zik Zulu returns from Atlanta with Nollywood team

Muma Gee weds

Hugh Masekela, Tiwa Savage, others bring Jazz to centre stage

Akpabio inaugurates 12 new projects

Tamara Eteimo is the Next Movie Star

Uzere, SPDC clash: Community demands compensation

Akwa Ibom to link Rivers with railroad

Ruthless robbers! Down 25 cops in six months in Rivers

Airtel invests $600m in network capacity, quality

Before another appointment, Mr. President

NCS endorses Court of Arbitration

Ex-internationals laud Cross Rivers athletics programme

Aregbesola makes case for Yoruba Academy

Clinton warns Internet firms against aiding hardline regimes

3 feared dead over control of Lagos park

Glo/NGF partnership good for Golf – Oyinlola

Kaduna blast was a bomb, says Red Cross

I almost abandoned my team – Eguaveon

Twitter announces new changes to enhance service

Nigeria protests siege to its chancery by South African Police

Value re-orientation solution to Northern problems – Gov. Al-makura

Man 24, jailed 2 months over Blackberry phone

Woman arraigned for pouring hot water on another

Nigerians deep-seated patriotism

Man docked over alleged murder of rival

Nat’l Assembly urged to probe PHCN before its privatisation


FG, ASUU meeting deadlocked

Violent clashes at Amukoko, as residents raise alarm

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

AN charges security operatives to rise above primordial sentiments

Same sex marriage: FG, N/Assembly damn US

House slashes Jonathan’s request for virement to N31.9bn

Nigerian paralympians raise London 2012 alarm

Adegoruwa sues Lagos govt, firm over tolls on Lekki road

Senate blames ASUU strike on FG

CJN seeks well-trained personnel in law drafting

A’Court nullifies Sekibo’s election

Peculiar Jobs Scheme

I didn’t kill Agbamu – Delta Assembly member

A/Ibom can become major maritime hub – NPCC chair

NUPENG poised for strike over alleged illegal deductions

5,000 displaced by Tiv, Fulani clash

N80bn leaves Nigeria yearly for UK universities – Mimiko

Rep flays epileptic power supply

PDP Chairmanship contest: Emerging developments

Oshodi-Apapa expressway of violence, accidents and traffic nightmares

Uduaghan lists benefits of Escravos-Gas-to-Liquid project

Gunmen kill police Inspector in Maiduguri

Bomb attacks cripple Bauchi council

Ojukwu’s burial ‘ll unite Igbo – Uwazurike

This backwards quick march

Orji swears in caretaker LG bosses, warns against reckless spending

Covenant Varsity admits new students at 10th matriculation

Ondo sacks 131 civil service rules offenders

Community protests non-payment of N2m by Anambra govt

Boko Haram: Yusuf had only 4,000 followers in 2009, Army tells court

‘How to restore public confidence in judiciary’

Reps probe $470m CCTV contract

Senate charges NFF to re-strategize

FG urged to severe diplomatic ties with countries sponsoring terrorists against Nigeria

No 2012 budget except… – Senate

ASUU strike hits Varsities hard

Atuche: EFCC witness fails to explain documents tendered in court

Imo ‘brain box’ of Nigeria – Okorocha

Obasanjo bemoans indiscipline in PDP

Four policemen, three others arrested over DPO’s killing

CNPP to sue Anambra govt over LG poll

Rivers Police, robbery suspects in gun duel

Itanyi regrets Mobil sports absence

Okada riders protest ban by Lagos govt

Osaze,Taiwo, Ultimate Commander nominated for Modemen Men of the Year Awards

NUPENG calls for mass opposition against subsidy removal

Gaddafi family tried to escape to Mexico – official

Bells varsity excels at ICT competition

DIG condemns attacks on police stations

Keshi wants Yakubu back in Eagles squad

Weightlifting gets first test ahead London 2012

Two hospitalized as motorcyclists, FRSC clash at Nsukka

Fuel Subsidy ‘Beneficiaries’

PHCN requires N820m to replace faulty electric panels in Ikeja Zone

Lt. Col’s daughter kidnapped in Ojo barracks

Man charged to court for allegedly stealing master’s $96,000

Lagos traffic jam forces Prof. Afolabi, ex-HOS, to trek kilometres

Wife apologised to husband over son’s paternity – Witness

Explosion causes deaths, panic in Kaduna

Oshiomhole’s approach to Edo’s unemployment


Absence of witnesses stall monarch’s trial over alleged rape of NYSC member

Gunmen threaten to execute British hostage in video

Villas-Boas hits back at Chelsea critics

Couple docked over alleged N75m theft

Petroleum sector deregulation will stimulate economy – Jonathan

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

12 pupils escape death as school building collapses

Senators divided over subsidy removal

FG/BA face-off: Stakeholders urge FG to sustain current tempo

Jonathan, S-East govs to take part in Ojukwu’s burial – Umeh

Bayelsa guber: Sylva-Dickson rivalry spreads

Man sentenced to death over 1992 ritual murder

Abia House okays removal of fuel subsidy

LG poll: Enugu police warn politicians

Alleged exam malpractice: Rep denies complicity

Rep hails Tambuwal’s leadership style

How Kogi guber poll was won and lost

HIV: Better days ahead for eMTCT services in Nigeria

Kidnapping: No plans to stop PDP candidate’s trial- Enugu AG

Ex-militant arraigned for alleged kidnapping

Robbery scare in Ife as banks close shop

PHCN workers down tools, allege attack by soldiers

Daily intake of onion reduces cancer, bone loss

Canada targets more investments in Nigeria

Kukah, Arewa youths slam Northern leaders

PPP chair to join Edo guber race

UNICEF raises alarm over inadequate birth registration in Nigeria

CWG, Infosys unveil next-generation banking software

Group tasks govts on physically-challenged persons

Fire razes 10 houses in A/Ibom

Edo 2012: Loyalists at loggerheads over alleged endorsement by Oba

Oshiomhole flags off 34.6km Ugoneki-Ehor road

MTN inducts high profile customers into Platinum club

Airtel goes green with e-Site

Reps seek suspension of UBN’s recapitalisation

How fear of Japan diminished Biafra – Nwokedi

Boko Haram spokesman bags 3-year jail term

Aviation Minister indicts airport workers over terrorists’ attacks

Edo PDP guber aspirant tasks govts on poverty reduction

CBN demands measurable targets on FSS 2020

Abducted Bayelsa monarch paid N12.5m ransom to secure release – SSS

Blame me for Nigeria’s ouster – Ajiboye

Workers’ compensation changes become law

Etisalat trains young mobile phone engineers

Ebonyi approves N50m for micro projects

Guinea re-strategises for growth

N/Delta monarchs task FG on health institutions’ devt

PDP chairmanship aspirant assures on early preparation

Unveiling gospel act, Ronnie D

PenCom sticks to enabling Act amidst pressures to diversify investments

Local production of cashew nuts to hit 400,000 tonnes

Ini Edo brings I’ ll Take my Chance to Lagos

Insurers make a loss in September quarter

More spectrums to generate $82b in GDP in Sub-Saharan African-GSMA

Insurers take lead in IFRS transition – NAICOM

Last of the titans?

Tax expert charges FG on IFRS

NCC to ban unregistered numbers

UK packages £150m for Nigeria’s low emission project

Oritsejafor leads Vanguard to draw from God’s tap

Rangers pick killer squad for WAFU finals

Delta govt revokes Asaba Club’s C of O, takes over premises

A celebration of AIDS at Zero level

FG issues 20 licences to IPPs

Ex- Eagles star set to regain freedom

ICC seek urgent answers from Libya over Kaddafi’s son

This is bad year for Nigeria football – Keshi

Otedola, 3 others make Michael Otedola College awards

OPARA: Why Christian pilgrimage was successful

Victory Progressive College win 5-A-Side football competition

Minister pleads with ASUU to call off strike

Puts gay rights at centre of US foreign policy – Obama

New number plate is misunderstood – Rep. Gebi

Wife asks court to stop husband from leaving her for another woman

2011 assessment: Oyo Fire Service rescues 17, recovers 14 bodies

Suspected gay members protest Nigeria’s anti-gay bill in New York

CLO urges Lagos govt to reverse LASU fee increment

African leaders demand UN action against Eritrea

Clash puts Umuahia residents in darkness

Police dock car dealer over alleged N1.8m fraud

Akpabio and the goldfish syndrome

C/River community tasks Rep on Nigeria-Cameroon border road

Cold Tea

We ‘ve not committed any offence, BA insists

Monday, December 05, 2011

Oritsejafor to preach at Vanguard end-of-year service

Unemployment, a time bomb – Obasanjo

ASUU – Strikes Don’t Work

Industrialisation, panacea to unemployment – Industrialist

Oshiomhole accuses PDP of plot to rig Edo guber polls

Northern leaders at Kaduna confab lament ‘decline of Arewa’

Contracts: We’ve saved N218bn for FG – BPP boss

Operating costs not too high – Shell

Kogi: Wada dares Audu to produce ‘scientific proof’of rigging

Abia unfolds plans to build 8,500 housing units

Sokoto 2012: I’m a candidate of necessity, not of the Presidency – Suleiman

Fresh industrial policies under way – Jonathan

Tribunal insists on hearing LP’s suit against Tinubu on merit

World’s largest church inaugurated in Lagos

YES-O, Ajimobi has a jobs plan

Minimum Wage: Enugu TUC vows to continue wage struggle

Governor: Why it’s Anambra North’s turn – Anarah

Anambra launches N2bn trust fund

Petroleum Minister takes transformation campaign to Qatar

ACN, PDP trade words over poll re-run in Ekiti

Tanker drivers rage shuts down Mile 2/Oshodi/Apapa Expressway

Gombe Cabinet:Dankwambo’s dilly-dallies

Review of the 1999 Constitution, Nigerian democracy (1)

Depositors groan as Ogun banks remain closed over insecurity

Bamidele donates N8.1m salaries to widows

Osogbo court remands 3 alleged kidnappers in prison

Experts call for urgent attention to issues on women, girl – child

Fuel Subsidy must go – Ihenacho

ESVARBON inducts new estate surveyors, harps on professional integrity

Keshi searches for new Jay Jay

Olympic team lose $6,000

ASUU strike grounds varsities

Power: National Assembly commends Nnaji

Standard & Poor’s upgrades Standard Chartered Bank to AA-

Unemployment: A life-line for youths in Kwara

Enterprise Bank determines to enhance retail banking

Boko Haram: Ndume fails to get bail

Ojukwu: He electrified the stage

Jonathan’s 7-year single tenure revisited (2)

FG, NESG, Canadian Govt plan SMEs development

FERMA seeks presidential approval to commence IVTC

Aso Savings to raise N5bn from capital market

Delta woos UK, Chinese investors for Koko FTZ

Lagos speaker urges colleagues to expedite action on 2012 budget

Landlords, tenants in war of wits over new law

Probe Onokpite’s death, Urhobo group urges IG

Ajimobi goes tough over delay in teachers’ pay

Honda Crosstour: Sedan, Coupe or Crossover?

Fashola battles to justify LASU fee hike

Cop 17: Discontent grows with US

“Nobody encroached on Birch Freeman school land”

Siemens powers photovoltaic power plants

Pipeline project: Expert frowns at deprivation of oil communities

First Bank grants N1bn agric credit facility to Osun govt

ACN’s Ika Federal Constituency candidate faults subsidy removal

Bring the yuletide spirit to your home with Xmas lights

FBOs key to overcoming maternal mortality – EXPERTS

Malaria: NWDM, FCA trains 3,216 community agents, health workers on prevention

Edo flags off construction of 8.5 Igbanke road

Arik Air begins scheduled flights from Lagos to Luanda

Anambra lawmakers fault Obi’s housing policy

Lagerback’s man wants job in Nigeria

Mobil wins best technologist award

Nigeria, Indonesia sign $960 million investment deal

Abia natives in Lagos task Orji on recruitment of best talents

APGA Europe-UK chapter condemns sack of non indegenes in Abia

Youths back Tidi for Warri South chair

APGA urges sanction on lawmakers guilty of certificate forgery

Gbagbo in first ICC appearance, blames France

Yakubu sends Keshi a four-goal reminder

Cleric advocates death penalty for same sex marriage

IOC confirm Havelange resignation

Man, 19, docked for stealing empty beer bottles

FG under pressure to revamp education sector, says Minister

Banks still close in Abeokuta for fear of armed robbery attacks

38-year-old driver charged with stealing black-oil

Sultan asks Muslims to pray and fast on Monday for Nigeria

Double Breasted

Don’t stop Onuh’s trial, NBA tells Enugu Attorney-General

Internally displaced persons: Matters arising

Jonathan’s 7-year single tenure revisited

Nigeria won’t bow to foreign pressure, says Mark

I am not a crook, I ‘m not a criminal – Bode George

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Ojukwu to be buried February 2, 2012 – S-East govs

Court grants order to probe govt

BA negotiates with NCAA on $135m compensation

Shareholders thumb down AMCON’s intervention in banks

Guber war: Sylva dares PDP, launches campaign

Bail application: Senator Ndume Knows fate today

6 killed as Boko Haram attacks banks, Police hqtrs in Bauchi

Tinubu, LP suit: Judge warns parties against delay

Bayelsa guber: Youths, elders back Dickson

Dedevbo sets rules for women U-17 team

Alleged N670m fraud: Why I was not in court, by ex-Finbank MD

Forgive me, Uduaghan begs Urhobo

Nobody can hijack PIB – Paulker

Keshi spots 3 U-23 for Super Eagles

Former civil service chief’s kidnappers want N15m


Hat-Trick hero, Lawal sad in victory

CBN directives triggered banking, market crash – Operators

Aregbesola presents N500m loan to 4,000 farmers

‘Why BOI gave Ogun N500m loan’

Kogi guber poll: It’s victory of light over darkness – Oni

Plateau govt moves to shore up IGR

Nigeria urges restructuring of Climate Fund

NSE kicks against FG’s privatisation time-table

Oyo PDP appeals tribunal’s judgment over Ajimobi’s election

FG partners Rivers to fight malaria

Ex-Daily Times workers tackle Mark over Folio

Poly rectors urged to establish anti-corruption bodies

CBN and EMT fumble on Monetary Policy

Doctor still in kidnappers’ den 4 days after

Jonathan charges varsities to identify with societal needs

Mimiko through the microscope

A/Ibom must stick with zoning, says Uyo monarch

NUC team uncovers dearth of lecturers at FUPRE

Kogi: Wada promises govt of technocrats

I’ll complete all on-going projects – Mimiko

Chime tasks LG bosses on transparency, diligence

The Road To Reducing Unemployment

Etisalat Group names new CSO

Delta to invest $2 billion in air service delivery

Eguavoen quits, begs for forgiveness

Arik Air returns to Abuja – London Heathrow route December

Group tasks Yoruba leaders over peace parley

Buying or selling a business (2)

Once you know what you are doing, every business is lucrative – Mrs. Winifred Okafor

Obi empowers hospitals with 3 billion grants

High blood sugar levels make you look older – Study

FG to achieve sustainable devt through women empowerment – NERFUND

Lagos warns residents against indiscriminate dumping of refuse

Local PC makers to benefit from NCS’s IT intervention fund

Financially challenged insurance companies to lose annuity coverage

Why Rivers State Govt is wooing investors

NDIC: New approach to protecting depositors’ money

Bank directors elect Ecobank Chairman, Kuku as President

Investors lose N50bn on NSE as declining trend worsens

Infrastructure Financing: Pension operators demand FG guarantee, interest rate subsidy

Ojukwu was sent to expose Nigeria (2)

Nigerians abroad remitted N1.7tr in 2011

SWAN CUP gets date

Court affirms NFF board’s legitimacy

Mikel backs Chelsea to win Champions League

Ebonyi First Lady’s project treats 904 VVF patients

Lecturers cripple universities, begin indefinite strike

Airtel invests $600m in network capacity

Bush tasks African leaders on success of HIV/AIDS programmes

ACN rejects Kogi governorship election result

Nadal secures fifth Davis Cup title for Spain

S-East govs to bury Ojukwu February 2, 2012

Former Brazil captain Socrates dies at 57

S-East govs to bury Ojujwu February 2, 2012

African varsity graduates 77 Masters students

PDP wins Kogi state governorship election

Kogi governor emerges today as Wada, Audu hopeful

Three killed as Boko Haram bombs police station, banks

Unknown gunmen attack police station in Azare

ASUU to commence total strike today

ASUU to commences total strike today

Vision 20:2020 is realisable if…- Yemi Kale, SG

Lagos trains traditional birth attendants

Lagos State governorship: 2015 Christian Agenda –1

Saturday, December 03, 2011

Ojukwu: Biafra would have been the toast of Africa – Ogbemudia

3 soldiers, 11 others die in separate accidents

The altar of preservation

NYSC: A review is over due

Fake NYSC certificate: Court dismisses case against Diezani

Igbo leadership succession talk premature – Gov Obi

Seven mourners perish in Bayelsa boat mishap

When the arrow rebounds

Boko Haram: Father declares suspect insane

Fall-out of Trial: Tinubu threatens to sue FG

‘Naira devaluation not good for import dependent economy’

A biography of Deacon S.I. Ojelabi

Buchi, Princess, others for Montreux comedy festival

Aighalua didn’t impregnate any lady – GKS

Shake up in police: Lagos commissioner, 9 others moved

NAFDAC & sugar level in pastries

Horizon of Hope: Art in the city of Enugu

Ending that ‘bad’ marriage should be given a serious thought

Benue killings: Number of deaths, uknonwn

‘A-Ibom opened up for foreign investments’

Police probe aide allegedly caught writing exam for lawmaker

Circus ends badly for FG

With Keshi, I see a positive Eagles – Obasi

ANPP raises panel on national hqtrs building

Where there is no Christ, there will be crises – Cleric

Sports Guard: Hon Gaiya’s unnecessary distraction

SUBSIDY: What Nigerians stand to gain, by Shamsuddeen Usman

Alex Ibru chose where to be buried in 1995 – Ebenezer Babatope

Amaechi marries music with comedy

Enjoying kingdom prosperity!

President Jonathan & the burden of leading the sleeping Giant of Africa (2)

Catholic priest blames parents, media for moral decadence

Kefee embarks on tour of Canada

Igboagu wins Owerri Golf tourney

Slices from the minefield of War

NPL goes back to MTN, strikes N550m sponsorship deal

Christians mourn Ibru, Ojukwu

‘Women education will curb prostitution’

US dance team dazzles Lagos with Salsa

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu (1933-2011)

Weird M.C breaks silence

Peace returns to Ogun PDP

Account for FIFA’s N39m grant, Laloko tells NFF

26 ex-militants to become entrepreneurs

Fayemi’s convoy bursts robbery ring

Aiyegbeni on fire, wrecks Swansea

Arsenal crush rock-bottom Wigan 4-0

Rotarians are never tired of giving service – Mrs Adedibu

Chelsea accept transfer requests from Anelka, Alex

Rights group reports fresh spills in Bayelsa

Gunmen kill bridegroom at wedding ceremony

Five-star Manchester City extend lead, Chelsea drub Newcastle

Bill to abolish construction of bore holes underway

Robbers force banks to shut doors in Offa, Omu-Aran

Ericsson, Sony Ericsson open competition for application developers

You cannot fight God and govt – Alamieyeseigha

Kogi poll: Major contenders accredited

Shonekan urges undergraduates to pay greater attention to works of art

Ojukwu brought credibility to the Nigerian Army – Amb Ogbuewu

FG will consider cashless tolls on roads

Civil War veterans to be compensated soon

Civil War veterans to compensated soon

More sympathisers throng Ojukwu’s residence in Enugu

FG will considers cashless tolls on roads

Nigeria defeat Algeria 4 – 1

Jega leads powerful team to Kogi

Friday, December 02, 2011

Ban on same sex: PFN backs Senate

Senate unmasks fuel subsidy beneficiaries

Edo presents N148.b budget

Edo guber: ACN youths protest against Oshiomhole’s running mate

Senate under attack for refusing Ojukwu state burial

In London, Ojukwu was lonely, dumb – Igwe Nwokedi

PDP remains the party to beat

One dies, scores injured as petrol tanker catches fire in Lagos

Appeal Court upholds Mark’s election

Can Nigeria’s manufacturing and pharmaceutical industry compete? (3) – Prof.Soludo

Necessary Evils

N315m is small money for athletics – Toblow

‘Neglect in boarding house caused my daughter’s death’

Where is President Jonathan taking us?

Mike Okri reveals why Nigerian musicians can’t make it in US

Erico points way out of football mess

Omokaro targets elite league for Insurance

Dream Breakers

How politician was murdered by trigger-happy police men

Woman‘resurrects’ from death after 10 days

Mochedah rocks with See Me

Uduaghan endorses Itsekiri film industry

Ojukwu was in death throes for 3 hours – Uwazuruike

Invisible hands prodding Kogi election

Femi Kuti gets third Grammy nomination

How NDLEA uncovered 4.1kilogram of heroin in cooking pot at Lagos Airport

ANPP/ACN boycott council polls in Jigawa

Five assassinated in Orlu

Sack NFF now, Beke urges FG

Court grants US-based lawyer bail

No plans for nationwide ban on Okada – FG

Day celebrities invaded Mbano for Aki

I developed myself through frequent training – MUSA SULAIMAN

La Casera: A decade of consumers satisfaction

Why work of N4b Army Referral Hospital is slow – Usara

Facebook to hire ‘thousands’ over next year

Nigeria power-lifting gets sponsorship boost

Our football structure faulty – Duamlong

Chukwu tasks chemists on ethics

Achebe, Igbo abroad honour Ojukwu, make souvenir

Unique style of some rich and famous

Clerics react over gay church

Sokoto Guber: Jonathan accepts Minister of Sport’s resignation

JTF men escape unhurt in bomb explosion

Basketball: We can conquer Africa, says Erifolarin

Nigerian bid to crack down on gay jostles US

Miracle birth woman: Three babies still missing

Nigerian migrants, others sent home $350bn – World Bank

Nigerian bid to crack down on gay jostls US

Ojukwu lost 2 ex wives in 1yr

I am a lot more cautious about my life and dealings with people – Lisa Onu

Uduaghan demands dissolution of Joint Account Allocation Committees

Husband seeks dissolution of marriage over wife’s inability to cook

kidnapped Americans freed

Group makes case for use of indigenous languages

Police nab two over alleged killing of ex-army general

ASOPADEC: Engendering development in Abia

Kogi 2011: Armed soldiers take over SIEC

Corruption has gone into the marrow of this country – Sambo

Probe Waziri’s tenure, Edo House urges Jonathan


Reps reject fuel subsidy removal

Subsidy: Youths boil as Minister holds tweet-meeting

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Nigeria debt hits N6.189 trn

Toll on Lekki-Epe expressway to commence Dec 18

19 die in Benin-Ore road crash

Nigeria can achieve 40,000Mw – NNPC

Bianca Ojukwu, Madueke, Olorunfemi make envoys list

Jonathan raises merit award prize to N10m

Pension fund rises to N2.4trn

Immortalize Ojukwu, Senate tells FG

Why I rejected national award – Bali

FOU Customs begins end of year clamp down on smugglers

The basics of happy marriage in Islam (1)

Local content: Oilserve positions for major gas/power infrastructure projects

UN scribe seeks govt, private sector partnership on child labour

Nigerians defy security threat to grace Abuja carnival

At last, reign of darkness over in Ogun community

Belgore constitution c’ttee begins sitting

NPC appointment: Why we oppose Roli George – ACN

Lagos clarifies hike in LASU tuition fees

South African Tourism, NANTA sign agreement

Bolt – More Than One Nation

Niger Delta: SPDC spends N9bn on development projects

ODM extends heart of love to the abandoned

Warri Wolves shop for funds, Gm to battle Africa

Extinguishing the fire flames of waste (1)

Adepoju returns to Shooting Stars

Minister blames decline in Unity colleges on principals

Nigeria tackles infrastructure challenges

KEFFES communities unveil N482m project

Transforming healthcare delivery in Nigeria

NSE out with stricter recruitment guidelines for market operators

Communities protests loss of land

Aftermath of bank invasion, HiTV Toyin Subair’s fate uncertain

NEPC in collaboration to build capacity

Change-A-Life offers soft loan to indigent women

FG pays N45bn EEG claims in Q2 2011

Threaten Us Please…

A terrible shock

Why Nigeria’s healthcare delivery system is poor, by SON chief

Ice Prince rocks Nnenna & friends

FITNESS AND NUTRITION: Loosen fat the healthy way … (1)

Guinness commissions N299m road

KSA turns freedom fighter?

Land speculators sell Airport land

Firing Farida: Are women less corrupt than men?

Star Mega Jam cancelled

NNPC reassures of ample fuel supply nationwide

Nokia, Sponge collaborate to market mobile solutions

IFRS will aid understand oil majors better – Atalor

Etiquettes with Muharram…(1)

Ronaldo confirmed as World Cup ambassador

Group mobilize against subsidy removal, sale of PHCN

PSI petitions Jonathan over soldiers’ occupation

Attempted murder: Bimbo Yoruba movie star, faces trial

LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC QUALIFIER: Udoh’s return enlivens U-23 camp

Court grants bail to Ebonyi ANPP chieftains, others

Awaiting maritime hub status

Chukwumerije blames nation’s education problems on neglect

Ajimobi starts youth empowerment scheme

Gbaramatu youths threaten to sue Chevron over GMoU

Uche insists on coaching Falcons

Robber’s bullet tears Vanguards’ office

NPL gets N550m deal from MTN

Detained octogenarian’s family alleges threat to life

Media tasked on Public Procurement Act

Ukah ready to play hard for Eagles

Nigeria scientist bags PCRC award

Fayemi promises new LGs

ETI secures N45bn loan to fund Oceanic acquisition

Why Uduaghan criticised Itsekiri leaders

Onokpite was armed, says police boss

Ecopetrol Earmarks $8.48B for 2012 Capex

Commercial drivers protest in Abuja, demand park

Yakubu ‘ll shame critics, says Blackburn boss

Ojukwu’s death, great loss to Nigeria – Oduah

Woman nabbed writing exams for Rep

Man, 30, found dead at National Theatre

Hajj: 44 Nigerians die in Saudi Arabia – NAHCON

UN calls for funds to remove Libya explosives

New WikiLeaks ‘spy files’ show global surveillance industry

NPL board to discourse Super 4, Sponsorship

Thousands flee communities as farmers, herdsmen clash

Libya to integrate 50,000 anti-Kadhafi fighters

Boko Haram an “emerging threat” – US Congress

Lagos NYSC Orientation Camp inadequate – Director

First Hydrocarbon buys oil block worth $147 m

FEC approves N255m for procurement of helicopter for NEMA

Saddam, Gaddafi and the Arabs: An African perspective(2)

Ojukwu: Police disperse mourners, arrest leader

Imo to unveil $2b gas masterplan

Olubadan’s daughter docks for forced labour

Gunmen abduct 9-day-old babies in Imo

Tasty soup

LASU Senate suspends students union

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

How govt lost N355bn from privatised firms

FEC okays N6.6bn for pry school books

No more ecological grants to states – FG

Foreign account charge: Tinubu floors FG

Alleged N3bn fraud: You can’t try us, Onyuike, others tell court

Stop bargaining Nigeria away

Olympic qualifiers: Eguavoen refuses to give up

EDO 2012: Why Binis are concerned – Ogbemudia

Shekarau set to dump ANPP for PDP

FG to lift ban on rice import through land borders

Why Nigeria lost IMO Council seat

Expert urges regulators to address problems arising from banks’ merger, acquisition

Finbank hidden debts stall FCMB’s take-over bid

FG extradites 25 illegal Chinese

Ojukwu was sent to expose Nigeria (1)

Adamawa SSS compiles names of ‘bad politicians’

Robberies, sharp practices in banks: The insiders’ connection

God-Made leaders V Nigerians

2012 guber: Coalition alleges rape of democracy in Bayelsa

HARVEST OF DEATHS: 68 killed in attack, road accidents

Daniel loses bid to stop Ogun Truth Commission

Kogi 2011: ACN alleges plot to arrest Audu before poll

Fashola hails judgment of Code of Conduct Tribunal

Military instructor slumps, dies at NYSC orientation camp

Towards the sustenance of the judicial ethics in Nigeria

TCIP gridlock: Operators express doubt over minister’s directive

Christians laud passage of Same Sex Marriage Bill

Reps make u-turn on Jonathan’s N98bn virement request

Blame us for bad roads – Engineers

NDIC, CBN form c’ttee to assist Savannah Bank

ASP, inspectors sacked for renting arms to robbers

Why Jonathan must visit Innoson Plastic Factory – SON DG

Edojah blames PDP failure in Urhobo on disunity

2 Ebonyi ANPP chieftains, four others arraigned

Ibaka seaport ready in 2015

New A/Ibom police boss orders 24-hr surveillance

Crisis over LASU fee hike deepens

FG, banks sign N30bn deal on agriculture financing

Airtel attains 50 million customers mark in Africa

Eyo: Lagos growing Carnival

Early surgical intervention ‘ll correct cleft lip, palate defects – Experts

Benue tribunal resumes fresh hearing on Saleh, Onjeh case

2 Ebonyi ANPP chieftains, others arraigned over publication against govt

Distress call centres for corps members

Eguavoen is a disaster — Inyama

Workers set for strike over retirement age dispute

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