Vanguard News Archive for June 2012

Saturday, June 16, 2012

New visa regime will promote tourism – Runsewe

Too many wives? I have had my share to the point of decongesting my home – Sen Lekan Balogun

Succour for Zamfara massacre victims’ families

Why Dana passengers were burnt alive – Pilot, Instructor

Jesus is a man

Ondo 2012: I will declare my intention soon – Mimiko

Nations Cup: Eagles peck Rwanda Wasps twice

How Farouk Lawan fell from grace

Ex-govs regroup, ‘to save Nigeria’s democracy’

Soldiers nab oil thieves in Warri

UNILAG renaming after Abiola: Tella chides critics

Iwu counsels Nigerians on unity, democracy

$3m SCANDAL: Go Home And Bring Bribe Money, Police Tells Farouk, Emenalo

Kidnappers release Uduaghan’s 70-yr-old cousin

PDP to go commercial *Plans to raise loans, invest in ventures

London Olympics: D’Tigers intensify training in China

Pushing up Daisies

How our people die in ignorance – Dr. Duro-Aina

Child trafficking is recycling poverty – Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi

Owo culture of ancient Nigeria

Who is casting the first stone?

Hallmark School wins scrabble tourney

Many people, many ghosts

‘Aviation needs guarantee of new aircraft, not financial support’

Video Camera!

Nigerians our own worst enemies

Is President Goodluck Jonathan now Emperor Badluck Jonathan? (1)

Aka Ikenga holds Ojukwu’s day of tributes

Goals made the difference for Eagles

Girl, 4, rescued from the hole of death

Jordan declares one day mourning over Nayef’s death

PDP will win Edo, says VP Sambo

Dana crash: The danger of hasty actions, unguarded comments

Nigerians Don’t Crash; We Bounce

China sends first woman astronaut into space

Euro 2012: Platini calls for calm as Group A decided

UN suspends Syria ops, SNC warns of massacre

Nations Cup Qualifier: We are happy we won – Keshi

Residents scoop kerosene from gutter in Lagos

Vigilante group arrests two over possession of human skull

Pastor, 4 others arrested for child trafficking

Vandal electrocuted in Imo

Friday, June 15, 2012

DANA Crash Compensation: Civil Aviation Act 2006 should be followed – Bamidele Aturu

$3m Scandal: Reps dump Lawan as chairman of House Committees

2015: Jonathan should beware of sycophants – Okpozo

Sony, Cannon battle for the soul of Nollywood

Edo Guber 2012: We’ll outclass PDP – Tinubu

‘I’ve been flying without fear since Dana plane crash’

Edo guber : INEC presents voters’ register to parties

Eagles’ll will triumph against Rwanda, Erico assures

EFCC detains Sylva’s brother-in-law, seize cocaine

Police arrest 66 suspected robbers, kidnapper

17 bank staff, 8 policemen nabbed over missing N14m from bullion van

Femi Kuti @ 50: ‘My pains, my gains’

I don’t believe it’s a man’s world – DSP Ngozi Braide

Dana crash raises concern on safety, airworthiness, compensation

Special task force searches Farouk Lawan’s house, Emenalo too

Mile 12: Fast slipping into red light district

Edo Guber 2012: Oshiomhole, Airhiavbere, Edebiri battle for royal blessings

Tragedy: Lorry kills pregnant woman, delivers her of premature twin foetus

Youths set man ablaze for butchering woman, 2 kids

Euro 2012: Ozil fit to face Danes after rest

US to halt deportations of young illegal immigrants

House probes: Reps to punish corrupt members

$3m BRIBERY SCANDAL: Reps remove Farouk Lawan, Emenalo

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G NEWS: Reps urge Jonathan to implement subsidy report

B R E A K I N G NEWS: Artillery fire, sporadic gunshots in Kano

2 cols,12 others for court-martial for rape, murder, kidnapping

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Nigeria needs strong legislature – Ghanaian VP

2015: Either Igbo presidency or nothing, says Izuogu

No room for mistakes, Keshi warns Eagles

Guber polls: N-Delta youths ‘ll resist rigging in Edo – Asari Dokubo

Fashola suspends honorary awards in LASU

Okorocha condemns families’ co-operation with kidnappers

COAS promises to transform Army

Dangers of A Divided Mali

Sheathe your swords, Borno elders appeal to Boko Haram

N1.17bn NCC fine: Operators promise to pay next week

Mimiko yet to indicate interest for 2nd term – LP chairman

Lamentations of an aircraft

D’Banj steps out with DKM records …launches Davido

D’Banj celebrates birthday on Star trek stage

FG lost over N200bn to manual clearance procedure – ANLCA

Enugu House asks govt to probe community invasion, killings

I do not want to be remembered for anything – Bongos Ikwue

FAROUK LAWAN: The unmaking of a tragic hero

Corpers protest in Ekiti over non-payment of stipends

Pastor, 2 others jailed 60 yrs in Delta for kidnapping

Human trafficking: NAPTIP nabs woman with 35 children

Gridlock: Lagos moves to sanitise Ikorodu road

Mother abandons 6-month-old baby

Bayelsa releases N6bn for road projects

Allow INEC work, Edo PDP tells ACN, NLC

Falcons to play Zimbabwe hard

Cop feared dead in Osogbo failed bank robbery

Expect the best from our athletes in Calabar – Ogba

FG sacks SEC Board; names Bello acting DG

Presidency denies involvement in Faruk Lawan”s bribery scandal

OPEC calls for stronger financial regulation

Two Kwara Poly students killed during cult war

Tears as five victims of Bauchi bomb blast are buried

Lecturer, 27 students to appear before Imo varsity disciplinary c’ttee

Keshi praises Enyeama’s decade of service

Sanusi appears in office in chieftaincy regalia

Aregbesola donates trophy for Osun Federation Cup finals

Malawi mistake will haunt Eagles – Rwanda coach

EFCC fails to re-arrest Polish woman in N16.9m fraud case

2012 pilgrimage: We will not compromise aircraft safety -NCPC boss

Nigeria Air Force to inaugurate helicopter flying school in Enugu

N14m vanish from escort vehicle

Our hospitals are dirty and smelling – Bayelsa Speaker

Sansui appears in office in chieftaincy regalia

I can’t pray properly anymore – Awani

Post-UTME screening, NECO exams dates confuse parents, students

Nigerian nuclear consultant gives panacea for nation building

Health Minister donates blood to mark World Blood Donor Day

Avoid mischief makers, Okorocha advises Corps members at POP

37 prisoners on death row in Edo, says Controller of Prisons

Nokia to cut up to 10,000 jobs globally by end – 2013

Euro 2012: ‘Dutch need miracle to qualify’

What is wrong with Buhari’s comment?

Beyond Farouk Lawan Scandal

Controversy as two families lay claim to stolen baby

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

CAN calls on Jonathan to beef up security in Kano

Power outage delays flights at Lagos airport

Dana Air gears up for prompt payment of claims

Benin monarch pardons Igbinedion

DANA: Govt rules out mass burial of victims

Poverty not Nigeria’s problem – Abdulsalami

Scandal hits Kano mass wedding

As the bill to amend the Central Bank Act runs into hot water…(3)

Court overrules EFCC over Akingbola’s seized property

Our education system is on the path of growth – Wike

Education: S-East govs storm Abuja, say FG neglect zone

The candidate and the aspirants

Dana Crash, other mishaps: Encounters with insecurity, death on way to school

Building collapses in Abuja, injures 3

LG poll: Ogun ACN leaders hide as youths protest

Judiciary must be truly independent – Justice Akande

Gunmen kill 3, snatch LG salary in Borno

Okonjo-Iweala warns of economic recession

Uduaghan’s 70-yr-old cousin kidnapped

$3m bribery SAGA: Farouk c’ttee collected bribes in pounds, dollars – Police

Man kills 2 siblings in Osun

SEC: Mixed reactions trail Oteh’s suspension

Nigeria needs sustainable food production facility – Netherlands envoy

Air Nigeria not grounded – Jimoh Ibrahim

Group tells youth to imbibe messages in National Anthem

APGA is dead, says Chime

Saintfiet ‘shocked’ over speculations

Man loses N.2m to robbers

PDP Power Tussle: Tukur sacks Habu-Fari to save head

OPEC worries over oil prices, economic sustainability

Nigeria’s crude production peaks at 2.48m bpd – Oniwon

EURO 2012:Germany sent Orange Boys home as Varela fires Portugal to victory

Portugal beat Denmark 3-2

Mixed grill as Lagos relocates displaced residents to Ipaja relief camp

Pa Amodu graduates from LASU at 80

18 arraigned for enslaving 25 children

Three injured as building collapses in Abuja

Oyo Customs destroys N21m frozen products

LASU graduates octogenarian, 22,033 others

FG approves new visa regime to attract tourists, investors

The pain, anger of searching for a loved one

Late goal sees Portugal beat Denmark

Baby born with circumcised penis

Moses, Utaka still part of my team – Keshi

Abdullahi’s romance with the youth

NYSC D-G laments incessant posting requests

Russia’s arms to Syria in line with UN: export agency

PDP threatens to sue Oshiomhole over false accusation

‘Cassava bread will reduce cost of importation’

NPL postpones Week 33 matches

Crash: We saw it coming – Tito

Choices Over Violence

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Don’t manipulate subsidy probe report, CACOL tells FG

NLC insists on full implementation of Subsidy probe report

Adegbite, Ikuforiji, Mamora, Briggs, others want FG to declare June 12 national holiday

Subsidy probe: Alleged bribery must not stop implementation of report – ACN

Tinubu charges Jonathan on MAULAG

$12.4bn oil windfall: SERAP kicks over stalled judgment on Okigbo’s report

$3m bribery latest: Otedola submits video, audio evidence to IGP

Peace returns to Bayelsa Assembly as reinstated Speaker takes over

Vodacom empowers students on ICT development

The anatomy of failure

Suicidal Nigerians

Rename ComTech ministry to reflect IT – PROFESSIONALS

Dana crash: Victims’ relatives in DNA identification dilemma

Gunmen terrorize Ebonyi State

Echoes of freedom: How MKO was remembered at home

Ex-militants, foreign oil mafia in secret arms deal

JUNE 12: Declare Abiola ex-President, family urges FG

Defend Nigerians in Diaspora, Jonathan urges new ambassadors

Boko Haram: FG faults calls for foreign intervention

2 die in Lagos auto crash

Expect harvest of goals against Rwanda – Keshi

Egwero, Emelieze take rivalry to Warri Grand Prix

Minister, Imoke, IGP to cheer Eagles

Osun govt, civil society groups mark June 12

NOC N80m to secures Nigerian Broadcast Rights

Minister stops hiring of Saintfiet

Police arrest 20-yr-old woman for murder

SEC DG, Oteh petitions Presidency, Finance Minister over suspension

IOC to stream 2012London Olympic live

Manchester United sign Nick Powell

Psychotherapist fined for implanting memories

Otedola appears before PoliceTask Force, says I have nothing to hide

SEC contract staff denied access to the premises

Gunmen kill 6 in Kano

Gunmen kill Yobe Assembly’s Deputy Leader

Court jails mother, 3 kids for assault

Oshiomhole urges Jonathan to allow the people’s will to prevail

Balyesa’s state of emergency on education

National insecurity and the Abia solution

Removal of police check points has reduced corruption – IGP

Al-Qaeda blames Germany over botched kidnap raid in Nigerian

SEC sends Arunma Oteh on compulsory leave

FG commences provision of 370,000 jobs nationwide

Standing On June 12

Monday, June 11, 2012

S-West ACN states declare June 12 real Democracy Day

Violence: PDP raises alarm, slams ACN

PDP power tussle: Habu Fari fires back at Oyinlola

Reps query alleged diversion of PTDF’s fund

Protest over parking fees cripple activities at Ikeja Mall

Pollution: Reps advises shutting of Warri Refinery

I told EFCC about bribe money in April – Lawan Farouk

CJN to Judges: Stop issuing frivolous ex-parte injunctions

Another flying coffin drops from the sky

Customs impounds 3 contraband-laden containers

Boko Haram: S-East CAN threatens to retaliate killings of Christians

Nigeria saves N1.4bn from transformer repairs

Dana plane crash victims get relief materials

Lagos govt won’t ban Okada – Lawmaker

Monarchs task FG on insecurity

Gunmen kill 27, injure 8 in Zamfara

Bomb scare cripples Plateau Poly

Govt urged to enforce law prohibiting erection of tall buildings, masts near airports

NIPR pledges to stamp out quackery

Shocker for the Police in Kogi

Plateau moves to enforce Okada ban

NBA Ikeja crisis: Court threatens to strike out case

Oyo PDP, ACN trade words over sack of 3,000 workers

Poor implementation of federal projects in C-River worries govt

Ijaw group accuses NDDC rep of neglect, seeks FG’s intervention

Impact of cashlite still minimal – Rewane

Estate surveyors in fresh membership drive

Gas flaring to stop year end 

Skye Bank targets N99.7bn third quarter revenue

Edo guber poll: NLC tasks INEC

Ogun awards 32km Sango-Ijoko Agbado road to Brazilian firm

$3m BRIBERY SCANDAL: House weighs sanctions for Farouk

Study explains why black women are more likely to die of cervical cancer

Nosak Group laments non payment of EEG

Commissioner to Deltans: Be patient with Uduaghan

Ex-finance minister condemns CBN’s usurpation of fiscal, monetary policies

Streamline roles of emergency agencies – EPAN

Take smoky automobiles off Lagos roads – Jibunoh

NUJ urges FG to intensify fight against kidnapping

Edo guber: ANPP chair tasks INEC on free, fair polls

Amike lauds First Bank, Okagbare

Amavubi storm Nigeria with 40-man delegation

Shevchenko delivers for Ukraine

Apple challenges Google, unveils maps program

Researchers find origin cells for cervical cancer

‘They want to kill me,save me, Mubarak cries

Dangote has justified GCON award -Jonathan

6 suspects arrested over ATM robbery in Lagos

Collapsed Bridge: Transporters hike fares in Enugu

There are no old aircrafts in our fleet – Kabo Air

Lagos declares Tuesday, June 12 public holiday

Vatican voices ‘pain’ at attacks on churches

Robbers kill 23 in Zamfara villages

Niger govt uncovers 7,000 ghost workers

Ajimobi sacks 3,000 Oyo workers

‘Keshi’s work-in-progress’

Gas Flaring: Community expresses concern, calls for sanction on Mobil

Baraje dismisses ACN, CPC merger talks as wishful thinking

Kabo Air denies media reports on its aircrafts

How to mortgage the future of Edo State

7TH ASSEMBLY: Senate is living up to expectation – Sen Okowa

EURO 2012: Can England fly?

6000 Nigerians in foreign jails over drug offences

USA Can’t Fight Nigeria’s Corruption

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Dana AIR crash: US investigators arrive

‘With cassava, wheat in our flour we can tackle diabetes’

I’m not guilty – Lawan

Court hears human rights case June 28

NDLEA nabs council official over drug trafficking

Lagos moves to restrict container traffic on Lagos roads

24-hour port operations: Customs, operators frustrate presidential order

$3m BRIBERY SCANDAL: Lawan Farouk on his own – Reps

Cashless: CBN to acquire new fraud prevention system

S-East leaders hold parley, set up c’ttee on constitution amendment

Flood wreaks havoc in Port Harcourt

2014 guber race: Obi makes case for Anambra North

92% Nigerians optimistic about online shopping – Survey

Lagos to deliver 50 houses monthly

Police kill 3 kidnappers, rescue 2 victims in Delta

Share value on NSE depreciates by N338.34bn

Dana: Victims’ families deserve more than $100,000 — Falana

NFF appeals for Obodo’s release

My heart goes with death of my last born – Mother of plane crash victim

IFRS: ‘Unnecessary fines could prompt vote of no confidence on managements

Police arrest suspected cultist during initiation

Bayelsa Assembly reverses Speaker’s impeachment

Senate flays multinationals over employment discrimination

Ondo govt to revoke contract on Akure Stadium project

Farounbi, veteran journalist now Ambassador designate

Ahmed’s articulated governance in Kwara

NAHCO Aviance increases authorised capital, eyes African expansion

Italian minister condemns ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Nigeria

Relatives of victims meet Fashola, weigh options for release of bodies

Christian Obodo regains freedom

Boko Haram claims church attacks

We lost concentration, says Keshi

Truck driver docked for allegedly obstructing Fashola’s convoy

Osun: Promoting religious tolerance and diversity

Jos blast: Pastor, wife, children among 52 victims on admission

STF says 5 killed in Jos suicide bomb, reprisal attacks

Jos blast: Relations besiege BUTH to check loved ones

Dana Plane Crash

Scores feared dead in suicide bomb attack on church in Jos

How to boost African cinema, by Robert De Niro

Two killed, hundreds injured as gunmen attack church in Borno

Militants demand N1bn reparation, give Jonathan June 21 deadline

FG earmarks N100bn to support new electricity tariff regime, says NERA

Police Eleven FC

Saturday, June 09, 2012

7-days after Dana Crash: Blackout aborts flights’ landing in Abuja

Paying more for darkness: How the hike in electricity tariff affects you

2015: Buhari, Tinubu bury ambitions, to anoint candidate

Fuel subsidy probe: House wades into alleged $600,000 bribe scandal

World Cup: Enyeama’s act costs Eagles full marks

Walking Zulu Sofola’s lane at Atlantic Hall

Obodo: Police comb Effurun, Warri for kidnappers

Agony of a woman: ‘I lost husband, two children to chieftaincy tussle’

Banking sector risks: W/Africa Monetary Zone calls for close supervision

Post mortem as a national hobby

Ex-militant leader, fighters turn to beggars in N-Delta

Dana: Air crash reports doctored – Ex Aviation Minister

Stop labeling Eagles, Okenla charges Nigerians

Three killed in cult war in Calabar

Oshiomhole challenges minister on N2.6billion contract

Tragedy averted on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as oil tanker falls, spills contents

Edo poll: Anenih warns against violence

DNA: Fashola meets relations of Dana air crash victims

Gulder 5-Aside: Ikpeba, Rufai, set the stage for grand finale

Dana air crash: Jonathan urged to sack non performing ministers

EURO 2012: Denmark stuns Netherlands 1-0

Super Eagles star, Christian Obodo kidnapped

Rector locked out as workers protest non-payment of allowances

Group scores Jonathan high on economy, employment

Former Eagles star, Obodo kidnapped…as Delta FA frowns at his lifestyle

Why air crash reports are never released, by Fani-Kayode, ex-Aviation Minister

Akwa Ibom: A model of good governance

UN condemns killing of peacekeepers in Ivory Coas

June 12 is beyond Abiola – Shettima

Fresh scandal brews over Farouk Lawan’s $600,000 bribery scandal

Sack Aviation Committees – Atseyinku

Driver absconds with employer’s three kids

War Against Terrorism: IG upgrades Office of AIG Intelligence

Four Medical students of Igbinedion University kidnapped

Man dies during sex

Nobody can islamise Nigeria – Methodist Prelate

Friday, June 08, 2012

Jonathan visits Bayelsa

Air crash: Anger trails Health Minister’s visit to LASUTH

We lost our people out of negligence – Relations

NAS tells FG to make public reports on Dana Air Crash

We’ve not settled down since that Sunday – Crash site residents

Why we shunned resettlement camp – Aircrash displaced victims

Pains, anguish as families besiege LASUTH mortuary

Nigeria is yet to have democracy – Fasehun

P Square, Flavour, others to rock Port Harcourt

Funke Akindele wins again!

Edo guber: NEDG fixes guber debate for Oshiomhole, Airhiavbere; others for June 26-July 5

Poor disaster response sealed fate of victims – Ekhomu

JUNE 12: An albatross in Nigeria’s democracy

Untold story of Lancelot Imasuen’s face-off with business partner

War against crime: Orji donates 25 vehicles to soldiers

Dana Crash: Neglect, pain, despair push survivors to devastating brink

Can Keshi’s Eagles douse the Flames in Blantyre?

CONTROVERSY! Enebeli Enebuwa lied – Pastor Sign Fireman

June 12 remains our national nemesis – Opadokun

One feared dead, 15 vehicles burnt as fuel tanker falls into Addax building

FG deports 4,000 illegal immigrants, denies 16,000 entry visas

Eight Killed, 24 injured in Maiduguri twin bomb blasts

ACF, CLO, others applaud US report on corruption in Nigeria

Animal farming easiest way of gaining employment, income – Expert

Niger embarks N400m stadium

I’m in love with Asa’s works – M Mashal

I pledge to Nigeria my country…..

FG builds new defence sections in Bamako and Niamey

It’s not good to be afraid of the unknown – Onomeregbor

Fire guts Bauchi Television, destroys studio

I will personally supervise removal of illegal structures – Obi

NNPC denies plans to refund N3.098tn to federation account

I like giving without holding back – Joy Okobi

JTF destroys illegal refinery in Delta

I am divinely called to be a priest of God – Adebiyi

Osun declares June 12 as public holiday

World cup qualifier: Eagles will not be deterred – Ambrose

Suicide blast kills two at police HQ in Maiduguri

…As Euro 2012 kicks off today

Olaitan Oyerinde: Rest not in peace until…

CPC/ACN merger talks: No progress yet, says Buhari

Bomb kills man in Maiduguri

DANA: AIB departs Nigeria for America with black box

Dana crash: Black box for test in the US

Racism rears its head again on eve of Euro 2012

NSCDC parades woman, 7 others for selling fake products

Maritime stakeholder, arrested for writing to President Jonathan

Customs Comptroller arrested for alleged gun-running

Suspected assassins murder Benue cleric

Rage over UNILAG renaming

FG not implementing anti-corruption laws – US

Thursday, June 07, 2012

How Ondo monarch attempted to rape housewife, police tell court

Dana crash: Ghosts’ scare grips Iju residents

Dana crash: Aviation experts kick against Obakpolo probe panel

Reps threaten to over-ride President on unsigned bills

Jonathan harps need for equitable distribution free textbooks in schools

Muslims want Ondo guber poll shifted

Arowolo: Court admits 20 photos as exhibits

3 more Eagles drop out of Blantyre battle

Terry G now expectant father

ONE YEAR AFTER: Yuguda’s story in Bauchi

POL SNIPES: If Abacha had lived?

Heavy traffic build up in Enugu as Abakpa-Nike bridge colapses

Christian lawyers fault FG on Alamajiri schools

Union Bank boss makes case for agric financing

PHCN, FBN risk contempt over power purchase agreement

DNA examination of crash victims begins

Workers benefit more under democracy – Labour

Shock as taskforce flushes illegal squatters from under bridges

Drumbeat as Femi Kuti marks golden jubilee

Yes, Jonathan has delivered for his friends – El-Rufai

Isoko youths sue minister, Shell, others over onshore oil facilities’ sale

DANA PLANE CRASH: Who ‘ll wear her wedding gown now?

A tale of two Sundays

PDP tackles Lagos Assembly over Aviation Minister

Moral decadence, root of economic crimes – Lamorde

At last, a lifeline for border communities

Of Mikel Obi and Kojo Williams

NGO mobilises $31m for establishment of grazing reserves

Industrialist seeks SMEs exemption from IFRS

Alleged N6.5bn fraud: Sylva secures N100m bail

Bala Mohammed and Abuja renewal

Afghans, Pakistanis training Islamists in Mali

ASUU gets new President

Wife sues ex-husband for neglecting child

Heavy traffic in Enugu as Abakpa-Nike bridge collapses

FG commences distribution of textbooks to schools

FOU Zone ‘A’ intercepts contrabands valued at N100m in 2 wks

F.G needs N20.6trn to provide adequate power

Legislating for a greater Delta State

Alleged N558m fraud: Court okays Ehindero for trial June 28

New Villarreal coach dies of heart attack

Osun poly students remanded over alleged murder

RESEARCH & DEVT: Palm oil is another black gold – Prof Ekpa

Boko Haram claims ex-police chief’s killing

U.S. yet to tag Boko Haram as terrorist organisation

Speakers Endangered

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Unilag: Jonathan writes NASS to ratify name

Jonathan lacks power to okay my recall, Salami tells NJC

Consolidation in Rivers

We are not complying with Aviation Act – Capt. Dele Ore

Our encounter with ill-fated plane – Ministers

Mikel Obi Foundation for launch tomorrow

Immigration arrests alleged human trafficker, 8 victims

Obasanjo and his many thieves

DANA Air crash: Jonathan vows to punish those indicted

DANA: How I escaped with my daughter – Survivor

Football failures: Keshi blames anxiety

Nigerians pay N160bn tuition on 71,000 children in Ghana

Entrepreneurship: Adeboye’s aide wants curriculum restructured

FG inaugurates committee on eradication of mass illiteracy

Bauchi Church attack victims are buried

16 die as JTF, gunmen clash in Borno

Non-uniformity of varsities’ academic calendar worries JAMB

Youths in Anambra protest murder of colleagues

Fayemi shuns call to contest second term

Concern over NDDC’s failure to submit 2012 budget

Academia, govt and industry must work together for Nigeria – Aladekomo

Dana plane crash: Falana seeks coroner’s inquest

I watched my brother burn to death – Survivor

Police arrest perm sec, 3 others over burglary at Enugu SUBEB office

Delta realised N1.5bn not N1.5trn in five years, says commissioner

African economy at risk over Greece’s exit from EMU – StanChart

Chairmanship aspirant die in auto crash

Eagles move up in Fifa rankings

Law Pavilion launches blackberry application

Aluko, Moses adjusting to Eagles style

POLITICAL METABOLISM: Now that Lagos Doctors are back

As the bill to amend the Central Bank Act runs into hot water…(2)

China, Russia ‘decisively against’ Syria regime change

Queen Elizabeth II visits husband in hospital

Dana Crash: Jonathan vows to deal with culprits

Llyods of London, Dana’s insurer to pay adequate compensations

Malawi to receive $157m IMF loan

Search for bodies ends at crash site

JTF kills16 suspected militants

Plane crash: Residents apprehensive about ghosts

Jonathan forwards bills on renaming of UNILAG, others to Senate

Wogu inaugurates PHCN Biometric Reconciliation Panel

Solar plane makes world’s first intercontinental flight

Dana Air Crash: CBN releases names of staff victims

Changing face of Abia’s healthcare

Customers accuse bank of forceful use of ATM cards

Ekiti to expend N66m on hospitals renovation

US kills Al-Qaeda number two in drone strike

Queen hosts Commonwealth lunch without ill husband

Budget implementation: Reps to meet Finance Minister today

As The Nation Mourns…

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Journalist kidnapped in Imo, as abducted doctor regains freedom

Police arrest suspected OPC leader

Saving President Jonathan

Obasanjo’s aides lobbied for 3rd-term – Mamora

Witness’ absence stalls Daniel’s trial

Nigeria hosts world gastroenterologists

Gowon arrives Benin for projects’ commissioning

‘Eagles will fly high in Malawi’

Ijaw youths warn SPDC over employment

Alleged N6.5bn fraud: Sylva docked, remanded in EFCC custody

Ex-Military chief proffer solution to insecurity

Trade between Nigeria, Britain rise by 67%

Dana Air disaster: Potential health hazards loom

Ogun House threatens 11 ex-lawmakers over N250m

Armed policemen seal off Bayelsa Assembly complex

Recalled Lagos doctors resume work today


Between NCC and NESREA

‘Good corporate governance necessary for ICT sector’

Lagos NBA to honour Tinubu, Fashola, Suswam, others

Reps move to improve FG IGR

Absence of rules is stalling market making – Stakeholders

LASACO reiterates commitment to oil and gas insurance

Inadequate capacity hinders enforcement of regulations – Unegbu

Court dismisses Statoil appeal

Senate Presidency: The differences of David Mark

Oil imports should be insured in Nigeria – Experts

Husband Matter

Promasidor locks out workers

Families seek pay out from TOTAL over gas eruption

$23bn m-health market exists for operators – GSMA

Our solution would transform learning in Nigeria – Learning Curve boss

We will clip Eagles wings – Malawi

Dana crash: Ashafa assures Nigerians of thorough probe

Dana Crash: Fashola declares 7 days mourning

Court stops INEC on PDP congress

Gunmen kill retired DIG, two others in Kano

Super Eagles will improve, says Green

Air Nigeria debunks report on airworthiness

Kwara compensates fire victims

Bauchi suicide attack killed 21, injured 45 – CAN

B-r-e-a-k-i-n-g N-e-w-s: Gunfire, blasts hit Maiduguri

United agree Kagawa deal

FG withdraws Dana Air operating license

Fire outbreak averted at Redeemer’s University

EFCC arraigns Sylva for N6.46 billion fraud

UBN refunds proceeds of failed rights offering

Senate orders suspension of Dana Airlines operations

Farm animals: Vital to secure Nigeria’s food future

Nigeria’s democracy: Institution founded on anti-Nigerian ideology

Juju scare rocks Ekiti teachers’ assessment test

UNILAG to MAULAG: Students sue President over name-change

Gunmen kidnap medical doctor as robbers kill tailor

NLC demands review of all airlines’ operating licences

Monday, June 04, 2012

Another Crash, Another Cant

NNPC mourns departed colleagues

Victims’ relatives throng crash site

Oil makes deepest monthly drop in three years

Nigerian companies recount experience at OTC

Reps warns contractors over River Niger dredging

115 corpses recovered, deposited at LASUTH, mainland mortuaries

Lagos doctors collect recall letters

Landlord count losses

Bauchi suicide attack killed 21 dead, injured 45 – CAN

My boys wasted lots of opportunities – Keshi

Petroleum: PEF goes tough on fake distribution claims

Army parades 58 suspected oil thieves, robbers in Edo

More companies closing down, laments CANMPEF

NMA, Reckitt Bekinser partner for a healthy society

Faulty mortgage sector, impediment to affordable housing

Keshi dissects Calabar victory

DANA forced Ill-fated plane to fly – Staff alleges

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FG fast tracks minerals development in Nigeria

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JTF blames oil companies for rising oil theft

Crash major setback for aviation industry – Jonathan

FG spends $1bn on gas pipeline

Growing puzzle on why plane crashed

I laid a fresh foundation for Abia – Gov.Orji

Insurance operators move to curb financial crimes

Lekki Scheme 2: Develop plots now or forfeit them – Fashola

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ELECTRICITY: The new tariff war

Corruption, representative electoral democracy and prebendal governance

Ike Uche eyes improvement

Microsoft announces worldwide finalists for Imagine Cup 2012

Falconets to face Brazil, Korea in 2012 FIFA U-20 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

Private sector key to resource development

Firemen justify ‘slow motion’ at crash site

Oil bunkering undermining Nigerian economy

Nigerian Content – A Demand for Increased Collective Responsibility

Cleric calls for ban of airline

Gunmen kill 25-yr-old man in Maiduguri

Road to Esuk Mba Slave Market…

Plane crash: Lagos govt to conduct DNA on recovered bodies

Soldier kills one student over girlfriend in Gombe

Dana: Rescuers used pure water to douse plane’s fire

NNPC to intensify oil search in Chad basin

Concern over ConocoPhillips’ exit from Nigeria

Imagine Cup Turns 10: A Decade of Inspiring Students to Dream Big

Bayelsa Speaker impeached

Two people rescued from collapsed Benin hospital building

Bauchi Church bombing: We did it, says Boko Haram

4 men bag jail term for conspiracy

Bauchi church bombings: Boko Haram claims responsibility

Dana Plane Crash : Army to cater for families of dead officers

Towards a more effective United Nations

Ajuonuma’s death would create vacuum in oil, gas industry – Mobil

Dana opens information center, sympathies with victims’ families

Fashola rescues three kids from crash site

Professors’ retirement at 70 will result in redundancy – Oyesiku

Maj-Gen Tahir Uma not involved in Dana Air plane crash -Army

Husband kills wife, mutilates body

Jonathan visits crash site, pledges better air safety

That Anyaoku’s proposition about Edo governance

Anambra ahead of 2014

MAU mischief

Nigerian student receives 7 awards at New York’s varsity

Maj-Gen Tahir Umar not involved plane crash – Army

Police fire tear gas at surging crowd at Lagos crash site

Lagos Plane Crash: More bodies recovered as Jonathan visits

DANA AIR CRASH: Six Chinese on board

‘Pilot in Lagos crash an American’

At least 62 bodies recovered from plane crash site

Tragedy as 60-yr-old widow murdered in her home

DANA AIR CRASH: Govs, senators, ministers, others lament

A disaster forewarned: I’m looking for my cousin and his wife- Capt Tito

Impetus For East-West Road

Sunday, June 03, 2012

Police arrest suspected kidnapper of 6-yr-old girl in Enugu

Delayed rescue operation wasted lives – Residents

Tears as relations of crash victims storm airport

First anniversary: We have been taken for a ride – Yadudu

Babalakin faults FG over concession agreement

Autonomy is important but CBN needs to restructure itself – Unegbu

Inefficient power sector bane of private investment, national devt

President Jonathan reacts to Bauchi church suicide attacks

Ekiti teachers begin strike over test

Fears grip traders in Imo as gunmen abduct one of them

Shareholders sue CBN over cost of reforms, recoveries from Cecilia

Eagles struggle past Namibia

Ogun set to build new workers’ estate

‘21 million trapped in forced labour’

FIRS grants tax exemption to banks’ holding companies

CBN cashless policy benchmarks Nigeria’s economy in Africa – MasterCard

Onitsha lawyers task IG on free bail

NSE: Declining trend persists, as investment value dips by N86bn

Mutual funds value dips by N135m in one week

The bogey of fuel subsidies

Nigeria needs value added production, not import substitution

FDI inflow to Africa grows by 27% – Ernst & Young

Ikimi cautions PDP over councils’ invasion

FG moves to enhance SGBs’ access to local, Int markets

Senate summons PHCN boss over delay in power projects

UNILAG: Akande opposes name-change

Keshi dedicates win to Lagos crash victims

Complete Manifest of Lagos Dana Air crash

Nigerians react to Eagles 1-0 victory over Namibia

FG to supply pupils with books in core subjects

IFC, AfDB sign ISDA agreement to expand local currency finance

UPLIFTing the Needy

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Dana plane crash: I ‘ve lost everything I have, says BAT staff

No survivor in Dana Air crash in Lagos – Demuren, NCAA boss

Investigation into Dana Air crash has begun, says NCAA boss

Jonathan delares 3 days of mourning for plane crash victims

Kwara Gov prays for victims of plane crash, bomb blast

Levi Ajuonuma others killed in Lagos plane crash

Uche saved Nigerian in late winning

153 passengers feared killed as plane crashes in Lagos

Breaking news: Plane crash in Lagos

Oshiomhole slashes private school levies by 25 percent

Suicide blast kills nine in Bauchi church

Atta Mills visits Ghana plane crash victims

Death in the church!

Logical Christianity

The applicant who says she is not jobless

2015: APGA plans restructuring, to field presidential candidate

Saturday, June 02, 2012

Police stop APGA rally

Lagos doctors: ‘Reinstatement letters ready’

Extra-judicial killings in the North: We didn’t do it, JTF tells Elders

Craft expo is catalyst to economic development – Tourism Minister

UNILAG: Yoruba leaders flay protests over renaming to MKO Varsity

30 killed in Nasarawa: ACF condemns mayhem, says it is barbaric

NMA directs Lagos doctors to resume work

Ekiti, teachers disagree on test

The Quintessential Ojukwu

Govt should accept they can’t run Nigeria -Alile

Corps members now posted to only where they are secure – NYSC D-G

Nigeria’s increasing population: Problems arising

Jonathan Vs Salami: Why Adoke chose to play “the black sheep”

Liyel Imoke…. star unveiled at Kolanut Centre

Significance of Air Expo 2012

Game over for Ondo Rep?

Jonathan’s oilgate: Greasing the exit gate

Adeboye boosts science education with N50m endowment

2014 World Cup: Eagles on redemption flight against Namibia

Oritsejafor, Alile, others task parents on child upbringing

Scars everywhere in Akwa Ibom villages four years after pogrom

World Bank, Lagos govt meet on gender policy

Why we fight poverty, heart diseases – Stella Okoli, MD, Emzor

Why we are honoring Mimiko – Institute of Town Planners

Minister lists gains of transformation agenda on agric

Abducted 18-month-old rescued; suspected kidnapper shot dead

Breaking news: Olashore, ex-First Bank MD, dies

Air France begins Abuja-Paris flight June 4

Investments in Apapa terminal hit $330million

Super Eagles are beatable – Namibian Head Coach

Nigeria vs Namibia: Enyeama calls for prayers

Kenyan student kills, eats housemate

Earnings from solid mineral sector will surpass oil –Monye

EDO 2012: A leader’s last but lost political battle

FG affirms N485 m intervention fund for public universities

Two injured in 24 vehicles multiple crash

Hosni Mubarak sentenced to life in prison

New UNN Deputy VC makes case for true moral re-armament

Friday, June 01, 2012

UNILAG too big for MKO – Students

Why PDP will win Edo guber

Boko Haram strange development to the nice people of the North – Suswan

Ezeji confident Eagles can fly over Namibia

UNILAG Renamed : Thank you Mr. President ,but …

I-N-C-R-E-D-A-B-L-E: Some pastors sleep with people’s wives – Obaseki

In Bayelsa: It’s from despair to hope

S-H-O-C-K-I-N-G: How female student was killed by a cannibal

Nigeria will feel us, Namibia coach vows

The truth about the Ntan Obu massacre

FAAN’s MD contempt not committed in the face of court

S-Court dashes ACN’s bid to sack Governor Akpabio

Epe, a community where electricity is a mirage

Police, UNILAG students clash again

Calabar cracker: Show class against Namibia or . . .

Funke Akindele and beau, off to UK for honeymoon

NDLEA seizes 2,476Kg of hard drugs in Kogi

P-square signs business pact with South African music group

Yes, I am a dad – Ice Prince

Munachi, Modenine settle rift at Industry Nite

Four robbers killed for attempting to rob Police in Ogun

Stars shine as Shange George Finds Goodluck

Truth Commission wounds up proceedings

I don’t have any role model – Adekola

NAFCA 2012 unveiled in Lagos

Ogun govt silent on fuel tanker explosion

Navy offers free medical treatment in Kogi, Delta

Ondo Guber Poll: Ehinlanwo declares interest

World Cup qualifier: Don’t panic, Bassey urges Nigerians

Recalled Lagos doctors demand for official letters

Training should not be seen as a stressful exercise says Dr.Odhomo

Be patient with Keshi, Izagbo begs Nigerians

Mimiko disburses N83m loan to Ondo farmers

Anger in Imo State, as criminals continue to terrorize residents

New tariff or stable electricity: Which one comes first?

*a first year of pains

How dare-devil kidnappers were arrested after sex with victim

Keshi’s rebuilding process in right direction – Omokaro

U-17 Womens World Cup: Coach Devdebo searches for more players

Lagos urges 788 sacked doctors to report HSC

FCDA demolishes Kubwa market

I had a thrilling moments as a broadcaster – Ndidi Osaka

Have sex on set ? Surely Kelvin Ikeduba

Jonathan commissions first locally- built defence boat

Gabon in moves for biometric voting

NUPENG calls off solidarty strike

Provost of UNIZIK medical school kidnapped

I learnt cooking during my service year – Gbenga Adebija

Cancer visited Julia uninvited, she fought and won

Nuns’ group to challenge a Vatican overhaul plan

Borno spends over N1b on poverty alleviation

Ferguson urges United fans to keep faith

Osazuwa can win African championship gold – Ogba

S.Leone receives $3mn WTO fund to tourism

Jobless rate dented Obama’s reelection hopes

Police fire tear gas to disperse student protesters

Re-naming of UNILAG: Pat Utomi, others condemn FG’s decision

Allegations of corruption: FCT Minister must intervene

Queen Elizabeth’s movies show life behind Buckingham

DDC machines: ACN’s dishonesty and INEC’s clarifications

SSS arrests man for cloning Gov Elechi phone number

Motorists groan as floods take over Oshodi-Apapa Expressway

Battle of wits as UNILAG remains shut

Lagos AG urges aggrieved persons to seek NASS reversal

ICPC investigates monetisation of exam marks

My purported healing is not true – Enebeli Elebuwa

ONE YEAR AFTER: Rising debt profile raises fear, tension

C-River community disowns monarch for allegedly selling cemetery

Thursday, May 31, 2012

CBN – We Need To Know

10 killed in multiple tanker explosions, building collapse

Imoke banishes ‘barefooted runners’ from Cross River

Keshi: No pressures, no must win mandate

Customers to provide National Identity Number at banks – CBN

Erosion: Bayelsa community under threat of extinction

EAGLES: Uche Kalu stands out

It’s absurd to think I’m gay – Charly Boy

NNPC’s inefficiency costs Nigeria $65m – KPMG

No starting 11 for Eagles yet

Oyo: Peace at last

Critical observations on Nigeria’s economic and political stability

Every little ibaadah counts

Moses: We will overrun Namibia

Akala was not a good example for us – Gov Ajimobi

Mangroves: A vanishing resource (2)

Informal workers call for massive investment in critical sectors

New electricity tariff takes off today

ICPC seizes Trade, Investment Ministry dep director’s properties

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