Vanguard News Archive for August 2012

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Soldiers stop Delta govt’s multi-billion naira market project

Court discharges 8 Nollywood actors on assault charge

NHIS boss counsels on reducing death rate

NLC advises FG to use N40bn earmarked for N 5000 to infrastructure

Nigeria is better than Mexico – Cuellar

Ban importation of vitamin premixes, FG told

Iniesta wins UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Ghana’s ruling party endorses Mahama as presidential candidate

Nations Cup 2013 qualifiers: Eagles’ prepare for rough landing in Monrovia

Fuel shortage cripples NNPC mega stations in Edo

Liverpool’s Carroll joins West Ham on loan

New Lagos Traffic Law now operational

Vanguard weekend groove mourns

Keshi, others laud developments in Nigerian leagues

We invested our money to save Nigerians from suffering

Obtaining Nigeria e-passport

Paralympics: Nigeria’s Adesokan wins first gold, breaks World record

Our strategy for citizens’ protection is working – India High Commission

Chelsea, United spared as City get difficult draw

Bakassi: Nigeria should review its submission to ICJ – Don

Jonathan pledges revitalisation of railway system

Lawyer to serve 6 months imprisonment for exam malpractice

Falconets’ victory will catalyse improvement in male teams – Fans

Nigeria at 52: Bishop appeals to Nigerians to heed God’s warnings

Promoting the rule of law over rule of the jungle

Ghana’s leader pledges unity as party meets to endorse him

Thousands face expulsion as UK university loses visa status

3 girls docked for allegedly belonging to a gang of thieves

Protesting lawyers shut NBA Abuja conference

Blatter opposed to age limits for FIFA officials

Falconets qualify, edge into semis past brave Mexico

Lautech: Osun House lauds Tinubu’s appointment as PDP kicks

S-East CAN faults Nnaji’s resignation, as PHCN workers celebrate in Enugu

Suspected ritualists behead 16-yr-old girl in Anambra

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The new N5,000 note controversy

Why we ‘re angry, by Arewa youths

Treason, the pot at the rainbow’s end

Military stunted Nigeria’s growth – Belgore

Oil dealer lays claim to Ibori’s $15m

Paralympics: Cauldron lit for ‘inspirational’ Games

2015: I’m ready for PDP – Buhari

Oyegun backs state police, says existing police system ineffective

Keshi gives foreign-based Eagles Monday deadline

Our girls are U-20s – Omagbemi

Madrid beat Barca 2-1 to lift Spanish Super Cup

Lagos ocean surge: FG is non-challant – ACN

NUPENG to PDP: You’re Nigeria’s greatest problem

Makoko residents reject relocation to Ikorodu

Robbers attack bullion van, kill police inspector

Group advocates Lagoon State creation

Minister denies illegal withdrawals from BASA fund

Stakeholders step up battle against human trafficking, forced labour

DICHOTOMY: The fresh fight for more oil money

European Player of the Year: Messi, Ronaldo or Iniesta?

How to realise Vision 2020, by Okunna

3 docked over rape of 21-yr-old

WANTED URGENTLY: 160 million states

We ‘re committed to good governance – ICSAN

Corruption: IG reads riot act to officers

Police brutality: AIG cautions officers, men

Oshiomhole not qualified to contest – Airhiavbere

Varsity vs Polytechnic education: The unending HND-BA/BSc dichotomy

Hotel sacks staff over Cynthia’s murder

Mudiaga-Odje tasks FG on East-West road

Nigeria’s 2015 MDG targets won’t be achieved unless… – Don

FEC approves N40bn for Gurara, Ilesha dams

Igbrude’s death very painful – Uduaghan

Bayelsa tackles illegal logging with youth employment

Kidnap: I’m humbled by show of concern – ESUT V.C

It’ll be an interesting match – Mexico

Pirates, security forces exchange fire

NFF, SuNMap unite against malaria

Wife seeks divorce for lack of maintenance

2015 polls: Expect violence, excerpt… – Sambo,NSA

No plan to sell Nigerian College of Aviation, says Minister

Falconets’ coach says he has respect for Mexico but …

Anambra beefs up security as president visits

China/Africa co-operation on infrastructure and media

Barcelona appeal two-match ban for Vilanova

Visa: U.S. lists Nigeria, Brazil, China, as priority nations

N5,000 note as red herring!

World Bank budgets $300m for youth employment in Nigeria

18-yr-old marriage crashes over wife’s resistance to sexual advances

Jonathan’s performance contract- another tale of the absurd

Onshore/Offshore dichotomy and North’s dance of shame (2)

Ekpoma joins ASUU’s nationwide sympathy strike

‘Penis-head’ fish discovered in Vietnam

Victims of Jos helicopter crash seek help

NCAT to award HND, PGD soon – Capt. Kalu

Devise solution to overcome poverty, unemployment, Jonathan urges NES

Hurricane floods top levee on Louisiana coast

Jonathan commends security agents on fight against terrorism

Martinez set to sign for Bayern in record deal

FG, CCECC sign $1.5b Lagos/Ibadan rail project

Who speaks for Farouk Lawan?

Oliver Twist features in int’l ad campaign

Army nabs fake Lieutenant in Delta

Fresh oil spill hits Atlantic coastline in A-Ibom

Why ex-minister, Nnaji fell

PHCN to S-East govs: Demolish structures under power lines

No plan to lead Jonathan’s campaign in 2015 – MASSOB

Positive signs from the North

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Export expansion grant not under threat – Aganga

Suspected Boko Haram member dies in wheel barrow bomb attack

$620,000 subsidy bribe: Farouk returns from Saudi-Arabia, reports to police

Disaster from Cameroon: Excess water from Lagdo Dam kills 15 in Kano

Why I’m silent on national issues – Bankole

A-Ibom, LG helmsmen on war path over joint account

FG secures $225m Global Fund grants to fight malaria

MAPOLY warns students on fees

We all failed…no blame game – Chukwumerije

Delta ACN, PDP trade words over 2015

FG targets $15m for telecom sector

FG urged to build modular refineries

Arik Air begins Lagos-Douala flight operations tomorrow

Cement: Import substitution saves Nigeria N270bn

Olympics: Athletes deserve commendation, not condemnation – Ogba

No fuel shortage in Rivers – IPMAN

15 die in Ogun, Bauchi auto-crashes

AIG decries conflicting reports on Oyerinde

Drastic measures needed to tackle corruption, by Lamorde

Fuel now N110 in Imo

Juwah outlines broadband plan, seeks stakeholders’ input

NSE: Capital Oil, Union Dicon, 7 others to be delisted

Women In Tech bemoan bad impact of technology on children

Anambra LP crisis: Ezenwafor petitions Obi, IG, SSS, others

Enugu govt denies resolving oil wells’ dispute with Orient Petroleum

Stakeholders renew call for energy efficiency system

Falconets plot Mexico’s fall

Federation Cup: NFF praises Gov Fashola

Soccerex brings LeRoy to Lagos

How fraudsters target married women in Lagos

Ondo ACN, PDP to INEC: Name party in alleged illegal voter-registration

Broadband: Nigeria out for investors at ITU’s summit

We’re ready for Akpabio Cup – LOC

BAKASSI: We’re not interested in declaration of sovereignty – Ita-Giwa

Even with local refineries, subsidy will persist – Marketers

Nigeria loses $400bn to oil thieves – Ezekwesili

Anambra LGs get c’ttee on good governance

Mikel seeks to repeat Babayaro feat

Prime’s victory showcases standard of National League – Inyama

Police nab 7 over alleged ritual killing of 7-yr-old girl

NUEE alleges Power Ministry’s refusal to pay salaries of PHCN staff

Tinubu becomes LAUTECH Chancellor

Obama declares Nigeria world’s next economic giant

Why we travelled by road – Heartland

Breaking News: Barth Nnaji sacked

Police arrest pastor with human skull in Ogun

Headies 2012 nominees list released…Psquare, Bez leads park

My wife abandoned me after I trained her, Man tells court

Oshiomhole not qualified to be Governor, Airhiavbere tells tribunal

Over 1000 exhibitors to participate in maiden Yenagoa trade fair

Iwu vs Jega regimes: How much progress for INEC ?

Explosion rocks Maiduguri, injures JTF members

Insecurity: Nigeria is not an exception – Lawmaker

Police dismisses Seargent for killing 12-year-old

Anambra orders closure of markets as Jonathan visit

Jonathan’s lamentations an admission of failure – ACN

Man pleads intoxication for raping another man

Don advocates movable refineries to meet energy needs

10 die as bus, articulated vehicle collide

Orient refinery to be ready in 12 months, says MD

Relevance of public relations in Nigeria’s crisis management

Onshore/Offshore dichotomy and North’s dance of shame

Why I resigned as PDP BOT Chairman, by Obasanjo

Son dies pursuing father’s alleged kidnappers

NAMA promotes 11 officers to general managers

Okada riders’ protest new Lagos Traffic Law

S-h-a-m-e! Federation Cup winners travel by road to Owerri

Ibori’s bribe money: Court hears FG, Delta’s argument tomorrow

Edo state will no longer be involved in direct farming – Abdul Oroh

Monday, August 27, 2012

FG’s performance contracts

Murder victim’s family alleges threats by suspected killers

NUPENG slams Okonjo-Iweala over comment

FG to rebuild UN House with N2.6bn

As gunmen abduct Imo dep gov’s aide

Kidnappers of Bayelsa monarch demand N50m ransom

Ex-Delta Speaker, Igbrude, slumps, dies in hospital

Okorefe I installed monarch of Agbarha kingdom

Four suspects arraigned over Cynthia’s death

State police and scare mongers

N5,000 note: Call CBN gov to order, Owie urges FG

Senate stops CBN on N5,000 notes

IPMAN decries fuel scarcity in Edo, Delta

I’m most criticised president in the world – Jonathan

‘Perpetrators of Okene attack must be punished’

Sacked Ondo monarch replaced

Flood kills 15 in Jigawa as Cameroon releases water

Militants offer to help Delta fight kidnappers

Jega raises alarm over illegal voters’ registration in Ondo

Nigeria not ripe for state police, Jonathan declares

Prevail on Police to obey court order, Ugolor begs Attorney-General

How drug addicts sacked teachers, pupils from Lagos school

Lagos govt warns residents over Meningitis

Alison-Madueke, Nnaji, Sanusi for NAEC confab

Cancer FIGHTER: ABCs of exercising

ACPN tasks FG on drug sales, distribution

NEITI reports set pace for oil, gas reform – Jonathan

Experts call for increased collaboration to checkmate e-fraud

Okigbo takes free medical health to Anambra

We ‘ll not negotiate with detractors – Orji

Insurance sector is selfishly segmented – CIIN DG

Lagos councils for probe

South African investors seek ties with NNPC

Boko Haram: Adeboye, Oritsejafor, Oyedepo, others pray for Nigeria

Spinal cord injury patients urged to keep healthy

Anambra industrialists task Jonathan on 2nd Niger Bridge

Heartland Coach targets Confed Cup

Obama declares state of emergency as Storm Isaac blows

Group flays calls for Jonathan’s resignation

There’s no way ACN can win Ondo – Kole Omotosho

A time to be wary in Owerri as criminals devise new tricks

Sierra Leone raises alarm over Nov elections

I’ll play anywhere for Chelsea – Moses

Lagos airport radar shut to avert disaster

“Corruption came into petroleum sector during Babangida, Obasanjo & Jonathan’s era”

No hiding place for corrupt KAI officials – Meigeri

CAF Champions League: Sunshine qualify for Semi-finals

Wizkid on ‘Thrill of a lifetime’

Real Madrid sign Spurs’ Modric for five seasons

Widow commits suicide in Ibadan

Gov. Obi goes tough on kidnappers in Anambra

Expert offers solution to fire outbreak

I will surprise my critics by 2013 – Jonathan

Floods kill 10, displace 20,000 after dam opened

Cynthia to be buried Sept 7 – Family

Demolition of Abonnema and other water front communities(2)

Ngige, hero @ 60

Imo indigenes hail Heartland FC

Task force impounds truck load of illegal drugs

Stop execution of Nigerians on Gambia’s death row, SERAP tells Jonathan

What more proof do you need to fire Doyin Okupe, ACN asks Jonathan

Destructive criticisms against Mr. President

Police arrest woman over alleged selling of nephew

Fraud: UK to go tough on Nigerians coming for child delivery

Togolese women declare sex strike to get protest backing

Show us Jonathan’s achievement, Junaid Mohammed blasts Gulak

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Amosun’s govt is too slow – CPC

Insecurity: Catholic Archbishop calls for overhaul of political system

2015: Northern leaders’ opposition to Jonathan, a huge joke – Gulak

Scapegoating the media in Aso Rock

CCTV: N75bn security project faces setback

Bakassi: Green Tree Agreement, not yet legal – Senate

Why my vision plan spans 50yrs – Uduaghan

Ondo: INEC clears Mimiko, Akeredolu, Oke, 9 others

Navy arrests ship for illegal operation

Police arrest ‘prophet’ for man’s death

New notes’ll ruin the economy, kill cashless policy

Newswatch: We’re naïve to have trusted Ibrahim – Ekpu, others

Presidency plotting NLC’s break-up – Omar

JTF declares Bakassi militant leader wanted

Why we lost Bakassi to Cameroun (2)

FRESH TROUBLE IN TELECOM SECTOR: Senate frowns at non resolution of indiscriminate telecom facility closure

POLICY ON N5, 000 CURRENCY: Much ado about very little

We’re not deterred by Abuja bombing, says UN

Heartland retain Federation Cup

Ex-militants condemn JTF’s invasion of Bakassi camp

Don’t scrap Police Affairs Ministry – Owie

Dickson sends security delegation to Okordia over monarch’s kidnap

Plateau North aspirant denies ANPP

NEMA attributes ocean surge to nature

Okagbare’s Olympics woes continue

Sacked council boss drags Bayelsa gov, Speaker to court

Cleric escapes suspected assassins bullets in Owerri

Jigawa flood victims get N9m relief materials

26 Eagles resume battle for shirts against Liberia

Good night, Esther

Falode: Falconets will bring cup home

Gunmen kill policeman in restive Damaturu

Falconets are superior to us – Italy coach

Champions Real Madrid crash at Getafe

World mayors hail Badagry festival

Minister gives sport federations ultimatum on 2016 Olympics

Alake on leave, Bankole steps in

Mimiko accuses Aregbesola of hiring cleric to hypnotise Ondo voters

FIFA to probe 2018, 2022 World Cup winning bids

B-r-e-a-k-i-n-g N-e-w-s: Heartland win Federation Cup final

Battling Manchester City get draw against Liverpool

Why we want to make cassava bread available nationwide – Elemo

Third Mainland Bridge not under structural threat – Ministry

Nigeria, UN officials remember victims of 2011 UN bomb attack

First aid plane arrives in flood-hit Niger

Stoke, Arsenal play goalless

Kidnappers storm Owerri, shoot two

Powerful typhoon hits southern Japan

The epiphany of prince of Nigeria

Nigerian sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Malaysia

‘More China businesses for Nigeria’

The Jonathan they don’t know

Golden Eaglets thrash Western Rovers FC 9-0 in friendly

Pastor laments: Rich church members ‘snatched’ my wife

Man mistakes son for monkey, shoots him dead

Falconets cruise into q-finals with 4-0 victory

Saturday, August 25, 2012

2015: Igbo should wait for Jonathan – Ben Obi

BOKO HARAM: Their grouse, the solution, by Amb. Carson

“I suffered brain injury, my lungs collapsed; it is a miracle I am alive”

Social Upheavals: Sultan Counsels Islamic clerics

The case against FTO designation for Boko Haram – Scholars

Akwa Ibom: ‘We want to groom future leaders’

Pro-Biafra groups trade claims

Kidnappers cause panic in Delta

The Extraordinary Ministry of Pastor J.T. Kalejaiye

We’ll call another strike if government reneges after two weeks – NUPENG

Ali Baba: I had so many scattered dreams before comedy fell into place

Federation Cup: Lobi, Heartland set Lagos aglow

The many choices of MultiChoice/DStv

CAN asks FG to empower youths

Excavation threatens Abia community

SUBSIDY PAYMENT TRAP: A messy arrangement gets messier

Gunmen kidnap Bayelsa chief

Cynthia’s killers for trial very soon – Manko, Lagos CP

FG raises alarm over pilots non-compliance with weather briefing

Lagos Road Traffic Law: Okada riders want six months sensitisation

Falconets eye q/final ticket

UN, Red Cross, Aart Foundation join forces on emergency response

State Police, no State Police

Okagbare and failure of Team Nigeria

Dana crash: Victim’s family threatens court action

How to end fuel crisis – Group

Teenage dating game

Bloodbath averted in Benue as police impound weapons laden car

Fashola blasts critics over Kuramo ocean surge

2015: PDP will capture South-west – Akinjide

Chelsea win Newcastle 2-0

Onshore/offshore dichotomy: An injustice better forgotten

Free flow of naira on osun osogbo river

Ajegunle residents demand mini-stadium from govt

71 staff of VON become Abuja landlords

Van Persie hits goal as United take victory over Fulham

One year after UN House bombing: The horror in a month of peace

Jonathan assures on good governance

Immigration parades 13 Chinese for allege prostitution

Gunmen kidnap Bayelsa monarch

Seme Border to get weapon detection scanner in October

Abomination! How my Dad drugged me, laments 18-yr-old girl

Pastor in alleged rape of 12yr-old girl gets bail

Nigeria requires collective prayers, commitment – Jonathan

Jubilation as ESUT VC regains freedom

Abomination! How my Dad drugged and me, laments 18-yr-old girl

Obi of Idumeje-Unor: Longest reigning King shares his secrets

3 friends found dead in Emir son’s house

Child kidnapper arrested

SUICIDAL! How Police Corporal killed self after shooting wife, daughters

Unpaid subsidy dispute pushes NUPENG to the brink

Friday, August 24, 2012

Mysterious hand causes stir at Church crusade

N5,000 notes wrong signal – Nyagba

State Police! To be or not to be?

Gov Suswam, Senator Gemade locked in 2015 senatorial battle

State police debate: Canadian, better than American model

Okorodudu blames father for woes

Police kill four robbery suspects during shoot-out in Lagos

Bayelsans differ on state police…

Declare emergency on reconstruction of N/Delta, Uduaghan tells FG

Why I’m dropping new album, 50yrs after my first — 83yr old Pa Ajilo

NUPENG members resume work at Apapa, Ejigbo depots

Nigeria’s reigning superstars of twitter…and the ‘Top 5′

United Kingdom adopts Ikot Ekpene Prisons as reformation centre

Herdsman arraigned for allegedly stealing Gov Shema’s cows

Taiwo Aromokun back in Lagos

Naija Sings 2: Tsegho Oteri rebrands

one national flag, one national anthem

Ayo Adesanya: Amope Alasela, my most challenging role

Dickson, Ijaw leaders chart new path for national integration

Don Jazzy sad over N2m donation to cancer patient

Kia partners Kanu ‘Heal a Heart’ project to raise N5b

Group lashes out at Ogbuagu over comments on Okotie-Eboh

Plateau NCDSC trains 160 officers on weapons handling

Keshi drops Mikel, Osaze again

MBGN Isabella Ayuk reaches out to widows, awards scholarship

Five die in auto crash on Nsukka-9th Mile rd

Nollywood stars have paved way for me – Uru Eke

State Police: The Unending debate

N5,000 Note: Nigerians say ‘No’

Over 1,000 AK 47 rifles in illegal hands in Okene – Commissioner

Court remands 2 farmers for alleged armed robbery

My daughter’s death painful, shocking – Osokogu’s Dad

We can have federal and state Police – Zemani Lekwot

Court convicts 6 chiefs, 4 others for stealing

Bridget Omang: Lost in the wilderness

Vehicle recyling plant set to take off in Abuja

Proudly Nigerian??

Olympics FALLOUT! Yes, Nigeria can win Olympic medals in 2020

Lack of national identity working against Nigeria’s unity – Aregbesola

Divine alteration

Gunmen Kill Irish expatriate in Taraba

Lack of national identity working agains Nigeria’s unity – Aregbesola

If only Goldiee will pick my calls – Prezzo

Yoruba elders decry worsening insecurity, graft

Norwegian court jails mass killer Breivik for 21 years

N5,000 note boost for women, democracy – Emodi

Demolition of Abonnema and other water front communities

Pirates release tanker hijacked off Togo: IMB

Rising to the humanitarian challenges in lower Plateau

We will reduce corruption in Police by 80 per cent – IG

Gunmen kill two villagers in tense Plateau

Man, 20 defiles girl, 14

Facebook murder: ‘I was a victim of Cynthia’s killers’

Murder of Gen’s daughter: Time now for an all-embracing cyber crime law

Probe the Oyerinde murder arrests

The untold story of Hilary Clinton’s visit in Nigeria (2)

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Olympics 2016: Talent + resources = Medals

Subsidy: Indicted oil marketers begin repayment, says Obi

Jonathan assures sustainable power by 2020

Why we recommended scrapping of Police Affairs Ministry – Osayande

Madueke, Orubebe not doing enough for N-Delta – Biukeme

Life at Kuramo Beach: A teenager’s true life experience

Intriguing differences

Enugu Speaker decries worsening insecurity

The coats, songs and flags of true federalism

Nigeria’s oil exports for October rise to 2m bpd

State Police: How Amaechi averted crisis in Governors’ Forum

Police in Bayelsa confirm death of two suspected assassins

NDLEA to prosecute man over N.15m bribe

Judge berates IG for flouting court order

Call IOC’s bluff, oil communities urge FG

Benue contract: My company different from me – Okupe

2 students jailed 4 yrs for stealing Okada

PDP chieftains drag Uduaghan, Nwaoboshi to court

40 secret assessors for nationwide league

Bolaji Abdullahi inaugurates panel to reposition NIS

Group cautions Imo PDP

ESUT lecturers protest VC’s kidnap

CBN redesigns Naira notes, introduces N5,000

FG recovers N400b part of fuel subsidy fund – NEC

Chelsea set to sign Moses as Wigan accept bid

Zamfara brace against predicted flood disaster

Police arraign man, 26, for allegedly beating mother

Woman jailed for removing opponent’s 4 teeth

Flooding kills 4, destroys houses, crops in Jigawa

Thousands took to the streets in Offa against tribunal judgement

Man in court for threatening to assassinate Obama

Four foreign oil workers kidnapped by gunmen released

Oil and gas in Africa: Boom or doom?

Magistrates in Nasarawa embark on indefinite strike as JUSUN issues 7-day ultimatum

Kwara NULGE withdraws 14-day ultimatum as govt agrees to pay backlog of salaries

Nigeria Governors’ meeting ends in a stalemate

Police rescue robbery suspect from mob attack

Subsidy scam: Capital Oil, 3 others to account for N11bn

Force inevitable if Mali talks fail says Jonathan

Stop distracting Jonathan, Gulak warns Obasanjo

Osokogu: Perils of social media

3 docked over 25-yr-old’s kidneys’ removal

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Hockey: IEI League final flicks off Friday

Benue govt drags Okupe to EFCC

Oritsejafor blasts Boko Haram, Minister

7 die in Lagos, Ogun auto crashes

Police in Delta hunt for abandoned baby’s mother

Fresh electric spark stops Obafunwa’s testimony at Dana Coroner’s inquest

Passengers stranded as bad weather disrupts flight operations

US SEC moves to curb bribery by US firms operating in Africa

Cynthia, our 5th victim – Killers of General’s daughter

NUPENG: FG’ll only pay subsidy on verified claims – Senator

WAEC: Uwadiae spits fire over exam malpractices, results leakage, others

Uduaghan assures on Delta road construction

CLO to FG: Avert NUPENG strike

MASSOB apprehends robbery suspect in Onitsha

Judge lifts order on NAICOM

Impactful Labour Ministers

Media cannot assess my govt objectively – Jonathan

Imo CAN appeals to Boko Haram on killings

NUPENG strike: Group calls for dialogue

Wages of the fuel subsidy regime

Kuramo Beach: Victims demand pay out

Bayelsa guber poll: Court fixes Aug 27 for hearing on CAP’s appeal

FG directs MAN to compile locally made goods for import ban

Constitution amendment: Hurrilaws advocates joint civil society inputs

South African Brewery berths in Anambra

Insecurity, unstable power supply killing hotel business – Labour

Counsel Corner: Caretaker rented out property illegally

Osun govt takes over Ijesa chief’s prosecution

PDP to APGA: Stop blaming us for your crisis

Night Duty

Refreshing the memory with Impastro

‘NBA position on Justice Salami stands’

Ideye, Osaze get Eagles recall

How Nigerian students dominate Houdegbe varsity

Vetiva reiterates buy rating for UACN

Insecurity and religious tension in Seeking the Third Way (2)

Winners emerge from Unilever Ideatrophy competition

www dot facebook @ danger dot be careful

Pandemonium as cultists allegedly kill student in Delta

Northern economy collapsing, Northern Govs cry out

KwaraPoly expels 45 students over exam malpractice

Chelsea thrash Reading 4-2

Mimiko, Akeredolu fight over 30,000 job plan

Glo to Falconets: Go for the trophy

N-Delta ethnic nationalities launch pressure group

Kenyan police confirm 52 hacked, burned to death in ethnic clashes

CAN President Oritsejafor says terrorists are cowards

National Quiz Championship: Lumen Christi emerges first

Police arraign 3 suspects for removing kidneys

Hit-and-run Lagos BRT driver injures LAWMA official, 2 others

Teen kills uncle for shutting down her internet

CPC, MTN to meet over “recharge and win aircraft’’ promo

Warri North where water is gold

Arsenal player arrested for dangerous driving

Terrorists: FG orders Airforce to take over air border patrol

Falconets tackle Brazil as match ends 1-1 draw

Crocodiles devour 70-year-old handler

Deeper Life Church massacre: More suspects arrested, bomb factories found

The US, China and Africa

Jonathan goes to Senegal on official visit

Wonder banks: SEC investigates commercial banks’ connivance

Police kill 4 kidnappers as hostage escapes

Traders ban sale of sub-standard products at Alaba International Market

Citizen Daniyan’s ordeal at Ikeja Army Cantonment

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The untold story of Hilary Clinton’s visit in Nigeria

NNPC and the FoI Act

Shake-up: IG orders redeployment of 18 CPs

Manchester United is world’s most valuable sport team

State Police: Ex-IG, Senator disagree

Salami Vs ACN chieftains: Police secures MTN’s flash drive

Paucity of funds stalls pay of Nigerian embassy officials in Switzerland

Alleged graft: Ikuforiji, Gbajabiamila must resign, S-West PDP insists

Osun budgets N20m to mark 21st anniversary

Insecurity: Delta CAN prays for peace

Tambuwal, Fashola, Kukah for talks on Nigeria

Kuramo: I’m yet to understand he is dead – Wife of deceased

Of true Muslims and terrorists

Lagos traffic laws and Okada riders

My party’s behind me – Akume

Northern govs meet ahead of NGF parley

2 feared dead as transporters clash over ownership of park in Onitsha

Gunmen kill 2 in Biu mosques attacks

Attempted jail break: Fear grips Edo prison staff

2015 poll: I’m not running with Lamido – Amaechi

Eagles Euro-based list out tommorow

Man hides N27m drug in metal pipes

Families sue COAS, others over alleged killing of their sons

Nigerian Internet Group targets jobs creation

Egbunike urges support for Abdullahi

EGCDC commissions 44 projects in Delta

8 persons arraigned for drinking Ogogoro in public

Alleged rights violation by SARS worries CD

Who ‘ll probe Nigeria’s failed 2016 Olympic outing?

True Federalism: The plots of our governors

The political strike that floundered

Police arrest gunmen, uncover bomb factories in Kogi

Misconduct: SSANU suspends Ife varsity branch

Govt to tackle cyber crime with youth empowerment – CT Minister

Nigerian content: Group wants Alison-Madueke to battle Agip boss

Jonathan mourns Meles Zenawi

How bandits in military uniforms raped my sister to death

Imo youths lament high rate of unemployment

How ex-General’s daughter, Cynthia, was killed by facebook ‘friends’

Musicians arraigned for taking nude photo

Heartland face Prime fury without Lodewijk

Pirates kidnap Cameroonian prince at Bakassi peninsula

Pillars target a double

LG introduces battery powered TV sets

56,350 people living with AIDS in Cross River – SACA DG

Eight Mobile Policemen arrested for mounting illegal check points

Adebayor signs for Spurs permanently

Happy to join best team in the world – Song

Katsina plants 3.5m tree seedlings to combat desertification

Don blames security challenges on improper child upbringing

Concession sports in Nigeria to private sector – Gym fed president

SSANU suspends its OAU branch for alleged gross misconduct

Japanese reporter shot dead in Syria

How M.D. Abubakar will reform Nigeria Police

Obi laments prisons condition

Why Orji will thank God

Giving babies antibiotics could lead to obesity – study

African leaders mourn death of Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi

Ethiopian deputy PM to succeed Meles Zenawi

Sallah Day attack: Police arrest one

Funds, politics delay new revenue formula

Give Ibori’s $15m to Delta State

Monday, August 20, 2012

PDP, ACN bicker over Okupe

Group challenges INEC over Akeredolu’s form submission claims

I’m not on the run – Lawan

Kuramo Ocean surge: 5 more bodies recovered

Police begin probe of alleged suicide by corporal after shooting wife, 2 daughters

FG to go after Boko Haram financiers, strategists

S-West not planning secession – Ekiti Speaker

PDP asks FG to halt sand filling of Lagos beach

NUPENG STRIKE THREAT: FG moves to avert nationwide fuel strike

Labour threatens strike in Benue over N100m National Housing Fund deductions

SOUTH AFRICA Entry Visa: Foundation alleges discrimination

Mobil, Shell mobilise to clean up oil spills

LAGOS BEACHES CLEARING: Fun seekers adamant, throng Badagry, Bar beaches

Youths deny cult war in AAU

NUC accredits 14 programmes in Crawford varsity

Forum petitions IG over Daily Times

Dispersals and emigration: The notion of diaspora in the Nigerian usage

Brazil are beatable – Obienu

Jonathan orders affordable housing for demolition victims in Abuja

Elechi accuses politicians of hijacking Boko Haram

Keshi pleads concentration, not distraction

APGA accuses PDP of plot to destabilise Imo govt

Lagos mortuaries overflow with unclaimed corpses

NIIA boss urges Nigeria to develop nuclear capability

ARS Nigeria champions vow to conquer Africa

Eagles ready for Liberia

Bizman tasks politicians on fear of God

Sapele Okpe leadership tussle escalates

MASSOB dismisses planned redeclaration of Biafra Republic by group

Obi to CAN: Pray for better successor for me

Eid-el-Fitri: Oritsejafor, Byam charge Muslims on religious tolerance

NIMR empowers pathologists, scientists to meet WHO accreditation

Power: FG commissions Delta IV

Mailafia canvasses upgrade of Park Rangers to paramilitary status

Rivers partners Indian govt on establishment of medical school

Stakeholders laud FG’s release of N300bn for capital projects

With Van Persie Manchester United suffer defeat

9 year-old-boy electrocuted in Abuja

US considers special residency law for Nigerian student

Women U-20 World Cup: Americans trounce Ghana

London 2012 Paralympics: Nigerian powerlifters get high ratings

Police, JTF avert communal clash in Delta

Offa council boss advocates autonomy for LGs

Ogun FRSC returns accident victim’s N1m recharge cards

Apple dethrones Microsoft as valuable company ever at $622 bn

Shell pays military, police $65m to guard oil facilities

Gunmen kill 2 persons in Mubi

Mourinho still keen on Premier League return

Police repel school, church attack in Yobe

Gynaecologist warns women to stop douching

Olinga becomes La Liga’s youngest scorer at 16

Jonathan, Nigerians beware of Jos!

Russian activists sue Madonna over gay support

Constitution amendment and devolution of powers

S.Africa convicts 20 for plotting to kill Nelson Mandela

Delta community alleges extrajudicial killing by soldiers

Cause of Clifford Orji’s death under investigation

FG/Boko Haram dialogue: NOA tasks Nigerians on tolerance

Happy Id el Fitri

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Eid-el-Fitri: Jonathan harps on peace, unity

Communal clash: 4 policemen still missing

Soldiers foil kidnap attempt, rescue bizman, son in Onitsha

Police gun down four suspected kidnappers of Delta judge

Police arrest 3 robbery suspects in Lagos

Subsidy payments: Oil marketers dare FG

Ladoja accuses Ajimobi of breaching accord

Police begin investigation into ESUT VC, doctor’s kidnap in Enugu

Bloody Sallah averted in Plateau, Kogi

LAWMA launches ‘waste-for-food’ initiative

Shareholders’ apathy, NUBAN policy escalate value of unclaimed dividends

30 new ambulances for LASUTH

Jonathan won’t convert to Islam, group tells Boko Haram

NERC boss assures consumers of protection

Nkerehi/Umuchukwu communal crisis deepens

Court dismisses objection to suit over Uvwie stool

Rep backs Bayelsa emblem, flag, anthem

Telecom investments in Nigeria now over $25bn

Anambra to name Niger Bridge Head/Upper Iweka Road after Ojukwu

Ogun ex-LG bosses in financial scandal

Rain sacks 15 communities in Ebonyi

Edo Election Tribunal: Oshiomhole files premilinary objection

I submitted nomination form to INEC – Akeredolu

PDP urges opposition to guide utterances on Nigeria’s unity

Near Monopoly: Multichoice’s GOTV ambushes Startimes

Arsenal can shine without Song,van Persie says Wenger

Falconets begin World Cup with a win

Prison bombed, ten inmates escape in Benin

13 years democracy: So far, so bad

World is watching because you are watching – Assange

Hazard makes dream debut as Chelsea sink Wigan

Chiroma stood for independence of the Labour Movement

Rooney plans to play for another 10 years

Roger Federer wins Cincinnati Masters

Lagos ocean surge: Three more bodies recovered

Subsidy Trial: my son will face the music, if found guilty – Tukur

‘My man kept three different canes to beat me’

Assange set to face world’s media

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Panic in Benin as plane hovers, aborts landing

Man, 31, defiles 7-yr-old girl

Threat messages: ‘We’ll celebrate Eid-el-Fitr with bombs, guns’

Teenager’s killing sparks protest in Kano

North has learnt its lessons – Shettima Yerima

Peaceful world my sincerest wish: Chinua Achebe

100 yrs after: The clock ticks for Bakassi

A nation charred by insurgency (II): The Patience and Good Luck President Jonathan Needs

There is no logic in the case against state police – Gov Fashola

Nba decries deplorable state of judiciary in Bauchi

Sunshine aim to rule Africa

SUBSIDY PAYMENT CRISIS: Jonathan, Diezani, Okonjo-Iweala under pressure

Kaduna : Suicide bombers caught in their own web

Healing School

Oando leads Ondo opposition leaders to Labour Party

Oba of Benin asked to call Bini Profs at UNIBEN to order

Okupe and alleged failed contract: Suswan asks predecessor to clear the air

Kogi: Stay at home for Eid-el Fitri prayers – Monarch

High rate of crimes attributed to deprivation of rights

Lagos traffic law should be fine-tuned for effectiveness

Housewife: My husband aborted pregnancies with punches

‘Akwa Ibom open to negotiating with Cross River on 76 oil wells’

1 dead, 15 missing as ocean surge sacks Kuramo community

FG willing to listen to Boko Haram – Maku

ACN is a one-man show, not a political party – Senator Ogunlewe

Again, kidnappers strike in Enugu, abduct hospital boss

12 tertiary institutions receive N24b from TEtFund

Mama G goes talent hunting

Ejiro Okurame, Nuela Njubigbo star in ‘Nneka My Queen’

Mercy Aigbe: I did ‘Osas’ to connect with my root

Eid-El-Fitri: Jonathan reaffirms commitment to Nigeria’s unity

3 killed as gunmen ambush, attack Plateau villagers

Lawyer to court: I gave police N100,000 bail bribe

116 contestants for Miss World pageant in China desert city

Oshiomhole; restoring the pride of Edo

Man remanded in prison for allegedly killing girlfriend in Makurdi

Delta lawyers call off boycott of courts

Police arrest governor’s aide over church massacre

Canadian visa blues

Gov. Ahmed denies feud with Sen.Saraki

IBB at 71: Salute to a great mind

Sunmonu revolutionised Labour with ‘workers charter of demands’

Dickson’s home, among 4,350 houses for demolition in Bayelsa

70-yr-old pastor arraigned for raping girl, 10

Friday, August 17, 2012

Why we applied to UN, AU for recognition – Onwuka

Gunmen kill former Shehu of Borno’s secretary

Local government leeches

Major declaration of independent Bakassi will soon be made

Tension in Bayelsa as JTF gunboat, passenger boat collide

ASUU boss brutalised as RSUST VC crisis deepens

Bayelsa Flag and Coat-of-Arms

Ladipo market taskforce seizes 25,000 used tyres

J. Martins acquires Rolls Royce Phantom, G-Wagon 550

I’m returning with Ripples – ZEB EJIRO

Benita Akpofe lands multi-million naira deal

Why we left Gen Sani Abacha behind in government in 1993 – IBB

Premier League, La Liga take centre-stage

Alleged Battering: Zaki’s wife files for divorce, says, ‘I can’t take his beatings anymore’

Keshi: Eagles future is in home-based players

Mushin Crisis: Police arrest 8, recover arms, ammunition

Sallah shocker: IG approves mass transfer of 50, 000 police officers

Fear grips Enugu community as Fulani herdsmen kill 2 teenagers

Nigerians speak on Ogoni, Bakassi political autonomy

Boko Haram

Jonathan must be seen to be decisive else Nigeria is gone, says Gen Ikpomwen

PHCN: NLC commences solidarity strike next Wednesday

A nation on edge: Will Nigeria’s break-up become a reality ?

Presidency moves to avert attacks on Mosques, Churches during Sallah

Ngozi Ezeonu bags Chieftaincy title

Don’t go to Chelsea Abigor begs Moses

After the farce what next?

Honda makes statement with new Odyssey

Lagos inaugurates 5 ambulances worth N150m

Last Flight to Abuja grosses N8m in the box office

Delta Monarch petitions IGPover alleged compromise

Hollywood, Nollywood and Ghollywood unite for Mystery Beads

Ex Nollywood actress battles breast cancer

9ice changes names

Structuring Nollywood: The MOPICON option

15 students paraded over illegal possession of army uniform

Acting comes with a lot of challenges – Elvis Chucks

Divine intervention saves kidnap victim from abductors

‘Boko Haram wears the face of religion but it is political’

Uduaghan urged to develop Aniocha South

Jonathan’s survival depends on him – Eichie

‘Separation won’t remove all our misfortunes’

Driver, 28, pleads guilty for stealing madam’s car

Which way Nigeria?

Zuma expresses shock over masscare of more than 36 mine workers

Raising Nigeria’s education standard needs maximum approach

Nigerians lament the new import duty on flour *small scale bakers may close shops

Unless we pray, there won’t be election in 2015, foretell White Witches

Be your brothers’ keeper, Mark urges Nigerians

938 persons kidnapped in 8 months in South East – CD

Expert asks FG to improve, sustain renewable energy

Messi and Ronaldo back as La Liga begins

Eid-el-fitr: Traders lament poor patronage

S African Police, miners’ families in tense face-off after shootings

Still on Chudi Offodile

JTF confirm 1 injured in fresh Jos explosion

Any team with van Persie will be better – Mancini

NIMC sacks 83 workers in Delta

UUTH: From grief to growth

2 Nigerian varsities shine at Google’s Online Marketing Competition

Gov Ahmed identifies greed, selfishness as causes of Nigeria’s woes

36 killed in S.African platinum mine clash

FG not doing enough on corruption, insecurity, says new Catholic Archbishop

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Our great Olympic flop

Bakassi: Final showdown

Obasanjo: Where are his friends?

Nnaji blames FG, PHCN workers crisis on pension manipulation

Workers protest non-payment of wages

Obi seals 2 more houses allegedly used by kidnappers

Councillor, 3 others killed in renewed Enugu cult war

NWC recognises Obasanjo’s Ogun PDP faction

Ojukwu’s Will out next month

Nkpor youths protest incessant arrests by Police

It’s disappointing we ended without any medal – IBB

Eagles first timers excite Keshi

Alison-Madueke allays fear of fuel scarcity

TUC, others bemoan effects of deregulation on Nigerians

Flood: Oyo begins fresh demolitions

FCTA demolishes Mpape shanties

Edo DSS parades suspected car snatchers

Kwara Gov debunks rift with Saraki

FG to revamp Warri Refinery, redouble crude oil production

Dana: Coroner recalls Obafunwa, NAMA

Nigeria faces imminent disintegration if… – Fasehun

Olympic observations

ACN lauds Dickson on adoption of state coat of arms, flag, anthem

Boko Haram not representing Muslims – Imams

D’Tigers had only six weeks to prepare – Oyedeji

Boko Haram: Reyenieju backs call for dialogue

NIIA brainstorms on ICJ’s ruling over Bakassi

Again, fresh communal clash in Benue leaves 10 dead

Edo State: A case of evolution over magic (2)

No bomb explosion at banana plantation – Rivers govt

FG releases N300bn capital vote as Okonjo-Iweala meets fuel marketers

Don’t give Ibori’s $15m to Delta govt – N-Delta activist

VConnect Fever video sets new record on YouTube

Group faults Rivers’ teachers recruitment exercise

Panabiz shows off new Canon image printer

Lagos journalists storm Govt House over assault on colleagues

Police tighten security ahead of Eid celebration

Menas skipper, Coach rate Eagles high

‘Imo marathon’ defrauds Nigerian Olympian

Perpetrators of bombings during Ramadan not true Muslims – Catholic Archbishop

18 killed as police, miners clash in S/Africa

Assange to appeal if Britain blocks exit to Ecuador

Practise what you preach, religious leaders urged

Multi Year Tariff will end epileptic power supply – Orji

ESUT VC’s abductors demand N200m ransom as cults kill four

Don blames mass failure in WAEC on poor funding of schools

NUT threatens strike over unpaid allowances

Kidnapped Delta judge, Okoh, regains freedom

Drug abuse in children is on increase – Imo NDLEA

PPA condemns attack on its secretariat by hoodlums

Stop sucking mucus from children’s noses, Expert warns mothers

Shell shuts oil station in Nembe Creek

WikiLeaks warns Britain against storming Ecuador embassy

Van Persie to make debut at Everton

Man, 22, receives 24 lashes for theft

Gunmen kill 2 in Enugu

Recall Process: Taraba Deputy Speaker’s job on line

Jonathan and the challenges of budget implementation

Man, 38, rapes girl, 5

PHCN owes NNPC N26bn for gas supplied

Avoid night journeys, FRSC warns motorists

Muslims can no longer accept “massacres of its people” – OIC

Budget 2013: Okonjo-Iweala’s fresh push for transparent, full budget implementation

BOKO HARAM: At last Northern Govs intervene

Reclaiming Bakassi Peninsula

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Proposed strike: FG, Labour meeting deadlocked

Oyerinde: Oshiomhole wants FG to probe Police, SSS contradictions

ACN urges Jonathan to sack Okupe

Intrigues as Ijesa chief’s trial resumes

Train crushes danfo bus in Lagos

Police reform: C’ttee going beyond its brief – Minister

Dana coroner: Plane examined for 12 mins before flight – Witness

Olympic flop: Delta to host sports summit

Handball federation plans foreign courses for officials

Ogun PDP asks court to sack Oyinlola as party’s national secretary

ASUU slams Elechi over Ebonyi varsity name-change

Onitsha traders protest demolition of structures by govt

Clark blasts critics…says ‘at 85, I’m not seeking relevance’

Alamieyeseigha drums support for state police

2015: PDP yet to decide on Jonathan’s fate – Babatope

Coaches speak on way forward to international reckoning

FG, PHCN face-off: Senior staff petition N-Assembly

FG, states, LGs share N564bn from Federation Acct

Ripples over Ibori’s $15m: DPP carpets Delta govt

N100bn scam: Don’t celebrate yet, EFCC tells Odili

MOSOP: Diigbo blasts Daudu over comment on Ogoni political autonomy

Navy hospital’ll stop capital flight for medical treatment – FOC

ACN’s call for Okupe’s sack hypocritical – PDP

Post-Ramadan activities suspended over Emir’s health

Imoudu’s release led to re-organisation of Labour

Oyo hunts 7,000 ghost workers

30 cheat death in Imo auto crashes

Obi to Nigerians: Take full ownership of governance

Terrorism: Our efforts are paying off – Ihejirika

Akeredolu indicts INEC in alleged Ondo voter-registration fraud

FEC approves N1.2bn Obudu Dam rehabilitation project

FG boosts gas supply to power plants

Our target is to facilitate US$20bn foreign investments into Nigeria annually – Nnabuife

Experts seek special funding for Africa’s shipping, oil industry

Ibaka Sea Port to create 70, 000 jobs, says Akpabio

ASSBIFI, ex-bankers trade words over severance pay

AMCON takes possession of debtor’s assets

NPL: Lobi pounce Rangers 3-0, inch closer to second title

Made-In-Heaven Marriage

DAY 26: The benefits of fasting

FUEL STRIKE THREAT: Indicted marketers resort to blackmail – FG

Group differs with Uduaghan on LG poll delay

Faniyan’s two books for presentation

Diamond Bank pledges support for child art competition

Boko Haram plans attacks during Sallah period – JTF

LASU SUG ELECTION: Who wears the presidential cap?

Call for Jonathan’s resignation splits CAN

Airtel promises Deltans better services with widest 3.75G

Olympics: Lawmaker calls for early preparation

Delta govt urges feuding Ndokwa youths to embrace peace

Menas hold Eagles in Niamey

AAU boils again as cult groups battle for supremacy

One dead as train crushes bus in Lagos

Jonathan orders overhaul of sport sector

Manchester United, Arsenal agree on Van Persie

FG boosts gas supply to power plants nationwide

Scholar urges NASS to legitimise Shari’ah law for Muslims only

My mandate is to leverage ICT for national devt – CT Minister,Johnson

Four killed, 3 injured in failed suicide attempt

Gunmen kidnap ESUT Vice Chancellor

Dog meat sellers want permanent market in Jos

Blind football team heading for London Paralympic Games

Admission: NUC, JAMB to monitor state universities

Plateau workers embark on 3-day solidarity strike

Sallah festival: Police intensifies patrol in Bauchi

Legalise Shari’ah, Islamic scholar urges NASS

Between facts and Onwumere’s fallacies on Abia

Maigari charges Eagles on emphatic win

5-man gang on parole caught in fresh robbery

PDP asks Nigerians to pray for Jonathan to do more

Police drop charge of manslaughter against female banker

Nigerian couple who beat their kids jailed 14 yrs in London

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Boko Haram not religious group – Junaid Mohammed

SERIAL KILLINGS: Another cyclist hacked to death in Enugu community

DAY 25: Lailatul Qadr, a huge opportunity

20 Nigerians,11 organisations get Productivity Awards

Auditor-Gen debunks reports on 2012 annual audit

Wada advises Christians against avenging Kogi church attack

Fake voter-registration in Ondo – INEC

Two Niger State traditional rulers crushed to death

Ibori’s $15m: Why Delta govt didn’t demand earlier – Attorney General

SSS nabs lawyer, NIA agent impersonator

Of good memories, Nigeria and Glo

Edo PDP: The centre can no longer hold

Jos Crisis: Right group seeks ICC’s intervention

SSAEAC proffers ways out of PHCN, labour face-off

NBA asks FG to call Ogoni, Bayelsa govt to order

Abia govt accuses Ihie youths of oil theft, pipeline vandalism

Shonekan tasks leaders on national devt

Listing nationalised banks on NSE ’ll fail – Cowry Asset Boss

Ministers, NASS, UNDP review Niger Delta masterplan

2012 CNN Multichoice Award: Pride of a prize worthy of the price

Anambra Police record big haul – arrest kidnap kingpins

Kompany hsays Van Persie would improve Manchester City

Obi distances self from APGA crisis


Road safety critical for national growth – Anyim

Imo asks court to dismiss reinstated LG chairmen’s suit

Nsukka group insists on creation of Adada State

We went to sleep after Atlanta ’96 – Falilat Ogunkoya

Lar faults calls for state police

Terrorists and other infidels on the prowl

Police Inspector, 2 suspects die in gun duel

Glo tasks Eagles to make Nigeria proud

World Muslim leaders open emergency meeting on Syria

Youths express frustration over situation in Nigeria

Guinean, Ivorian athletes join defection train

Okupe denies ACN’s accusation, points at Ikuforiji

Dana crash: Victim’s corpse ‘disappears’ in morgue

Islam against bombing campaign, says Don

Blame NSC for Team Nigeria’s woes – Ajunwa

NATCOMS to host telecom subscribers summit

Ronaldo, Iniesta, Messi shortlisted for UEFA Best Player award

Leave Messi in peace says Argentina coach

Scrap Police Affairs Ministry – Presidential C’ttee

Bomb blast kills three in Kaduna

Nepal jails former minister in corruption case

Residents flee Damaturu, troops call for calm

Council seals off 4 filling stations in Aba for selling adulterated diesel

Strike paralyses academic activities at Rivers Varsity

LP chieftain threatens to sue Jonathan

Orhii and the battle against counterfeit drugs

Community, Mobil report oil spill in Ibeno, Akwa Ibom

Black American mayors for Badagry Festival

Kwara United FC coach wants NFA to regularise league fixtures

On Makoko demolitions (2)

Court cautions, discharges man for pleading ignorance

Assad regime has collapsed militarily, economically and morally – ex-PM

FG to construct 1million houses annually, says Minister

Shendam Bridge collapses, cuts off southern Plateau.

Flooding kills at least 28; wrecks homes, bridges and farmland in Jos

Police officer arrested for killing driver in Bayelsa

11 killed in Makurdi-Gboko Road accidents

Man docked for defiling 5-yr-old

449 candidates compete for 100 presidential scholarship slots

The new Lagos traffic law

Monday, August 13, 2012

Ijaw graduates give 7-day ultimatum to Chevron

Ramadan Talk: DAY 24: I’tikaf for Night of Majesty

FG establishes Council on Niger Delta

Husband of 2 wives jailed for raping 3 minors

Ballot boxes: Jega, Iwu accused of irrregular contracts

Fresh bloodbath averted in Plateau

Did we go to the 2012 Olympics?

Tension in Umuahia over ‘inciting activities’ of suspect

APGA: The power struggle tearing Ndigbo flag

Delta govt, FG battle over Ibori’s $15m

Eagles train in Niamey

Bakassi: Why I don’t want to see Imoke – Monarch

FG to establish infrastructural master plan soon – Aganga

Journalist’s battering: Acid test for Office of Public Defender

Sack NSC – Sen. Chukwumerije

Dana crash victims’ corpses release delayed

Osun PDP accuses Aregbesola of siphoning govt fund

Jonathan and his manifest destiny

PHCN vows to arrest, prosecute saboteurs

Truck owners beg Fashola on new traffic law

International Youth Day: A revolt against elderly youths

ASUU blames bombings, kidnappings on injustice

OAAN, LIM on collision course with Kano Govt, consultant over billboards

Hyundai redesigns 3rd generation Santa Fe for efficiency

Okene killings: Police in Edo beef up security at border towns

For N6.59m, Femi, 19, will live a normal life again

Headmaster, 6 others questioned over alleged fraud

FG’s 1million houses a year: Tall dream but realisable if – NIESV

Ecobank, Oceanic merger: Customers lament non-harmonisation of accounts

Edo North PDP leaders back Airhiavbere’s court action

Technical education key to industrialisation – Rector

Imo reassures on completion of road projects

How Military decreed against organised Labour

Traffic Law: NURTW shops for park spaces

NIMASSA arrests 10 suspected pirates

Aftermath of 722 deaths on Ogun roads: Stakeholders raise safety issues

Olympic Games: Why Nigeria failed

Enugu begins registration of tricycles

Group seeks UN recognition for Biafra Republic

Suspected cultists kill UBTH staff

Damaturu women protest arrests of husbands, children over suicide attack

Lagos NUJ to protest members’ harassment

Physically challenged persons barricade Mbiama-Yenagoa road

I feel like a superwoman driving the truck – Female truck driver

Victor Moses discusses terms with Chelsea

S/African workers hack policemen to death

Hoteliers task FG on stable power supply

Reckitt Benkiser embarks on massive campaign against malaria

Cross expressway, pay N100 bribe

CAN’s call for Jonathan’s resignation misguided – Okupe

FG to pay PHCH’s Junior staff N8m severance package

Road Accidents: 52 persons die in Anambra – FRSC

How elephants communicate like humans

Death toll from Sunday violence rises to 24

Get alternate praying ground Plateau CP urges Muslims

World powers mull emergency meeting on food prices

DFID donates £4.7m medical consumables to Kano

Enough of this hypocrisy (2)

El-Rufai peddling falsehood – Okupe

Bisi Akande lacks respect for elders – Afenifere

Hospital urges police to investigate alleged stealing of N1.9 m

Eid-el-Fitr: FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

Put your house in order, Mark tells ACN

Gbagi: Of service above self

Mark, ACN fight over Senate Minority Leader

Okene killings: Police say only 16 suspects arrested

Fulani threaten to withdraw cattle from market

Katsina discovers 9,000 ghost workers

Man surrenders to police after kidnapping, burying prophetess alive

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Politics without bitterness in Edo

DAY 23: Seeking the ‘Night of Majesty’

Why Northern govs oppose state police

Doctor arrested for allegedly removing patient’s kidneys

I am innocent of LASTMA official’s death, says banker

S-East women threatens action against rapists

Ogoni: What manner of autonomy?

OLYMPICS: “No gold, no silver, no bronze, N2.3 bn down the drain”

Subsidy scandal: Missing $620,000 bribe raises dust

Tension in Enugu community over choice of monarch

Over 200 electoral offenders prosecuted so far – Jega

PHCN: Labour accuses FG of deploying soldiers

Insecurity: Alaafin orders Oyo residents to shun visitors

Sexual harassment: Ebonyi threatens to sanction lecturers

Crisis brews between Delta, Ondo communities

Ibadan monarch, elders sent me to dislodge Akala from Govt House – Alli

Police in Edo arrest bank cashier over NUT chairman’s murder

Good governance: How civil society is missing it – Rep Nkoyo Toyo

Chelsea fans set to celebrate Mikel’s ‘Euro glory’

Police, Army deny manhandling Kogi church attack suspects

Suspected cultist stabs friend to death in Warri

Poor funding stalls audit of FG’s account

“Pussy cat pussy cat where have you been . .?

Lagos urges residents to obtain approval before building

We spend about $6m annually on training – Bristow Helicopters

Effective regulation of modelling industry’ll boost professionalism, profitability – Okwudinma

23 Eagles depart for Niamey

Soldier, 20 gunmen killed in Borno shoot-out

IBB, OBJ should go and hide (2)

Vocation and Technical Education – A Key to improving Nigeria’s development Part 2

Diamond Bank has no plan for merger, acquisition

Only sacked employees can access pension layoff benefits – Uduanu

Time to go, Dr Okonjo-iweala –1

FG sets 5 year rural ICT dev plan through USPF

NAFDAC proposes life jail for drug offenders

2016 Olympics could be worse – Egbuchunam

Police expose sales girl who disappeared with master’s N.5m

Dickson moves to boost falling IGR

RCCG ordains 715 pastors as convention ends

Man nabbed for impersonating US embassy staff

Celebrations as Olympic curtain comes down

Gbadamosi, Akinola want better security for journalists

Gunmen attack Gombe Catholic Church, kill policeman

Ali blames frequent changes in leadership for poor outing

Teenage mother abandons baby in church

US evangelist Billy Graham hospitalised for bronchitis

Gunmen church attack Gombe Catholic Church, kill policeman

Adeboye plans to build another auditorium

Soldier, 20 suspected terrorists killed in maiduguri shoot-out

Avoid Aguiyi-Ironsi tragedy, Evah tells Jonathan

Sambo in Saudi Arabia, prays for Nigeria’s peace

Gunmen, security operatives in shoot-out in Yobe

Political parties’ de-registration a continuous process – Jega

President John Atta Mills walked the walk of a democrat

Electricity workers threaten to go on strike

International Youth Day: FG urged to pay attention to youth development

Rogge hails ‘active legend’ Bolt as Olympics end

Kogi governor and bullet proof vest

Prostitute flees as client turns rapist

PDP opts out of governorship election petition in Edo

Wailing in Iran as quakes kill 250

Ministry of Environment forecasts downpour in 14 states

£9.3 bn Olympics fail to boost British economy

Banker, TV presenter in divorce mess!

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Okada operators attack High Court judge

Why education sector’s growth is stunted, by Prof Oloyede

MILE 2: Den of robbers and petty crooks

‘My mates taunted me as the dullest kid in the world’

I was not normal, says alleged killer of step child

Jos Crisis: ‘How my entire family was wiped out’

MERGER TALKS: ACN, CPC, forge ahead despite cracks

Assault on photojournalist: Fashola orders investigation

The Money-changers

Posers over the kidnapping, murder of doctor

How to resolve the Boko Haram insurgency, by Amb. Jonnie Carson

Immortalising Pa Aguene Okorie, the art exponent

Kogi church attack: Tales of horror

London to end it with star-studded party

Robbery, kidnapping were taboo in Igboland -Monsignor Okere

2013 fiscal framework and the debt stock

Will UNEP Report tear Ogoni apart again?

Nigeria ends without a medal, as US set to finish top

How I was schemed out of Super Eagles – Obienu

Petroleum Ministry in N1.1 bn contract scandal

Nesiama proposes Athletics Project Rio 2016

Adebanjo to Akande: Your statement on Mimiko irresponsible

EU, others begin reintegration of ex-militants in N-Delta

Bakassi: Reps to revisit ICJ judgment

New yams out but prices beyond reach

S-H-O-C-K-I-N-G! ‘My husband raped my sister’

How some forces tried to scuttle amnesty for ex-militants – Ararile, Delta monarch

Kidnappers of Delta judge contact family, demand N40m ransom

JTF recover weapons after raids in Kano

More gold for Bolt as Jamaica smash 4x100m relay

‘Shiroro power station not shut down’

Clinton ends African tour, heads for Syrian crisis talks

Mexico dazzle Brazil 2-1, take gold

…And Chukwumerije crashes out

Boat mishap: Missing INEC ad hoc staff found in Kolokolo village

Ogunjobi believes Flying Eagles will whitewash Ngorogoro Heroes

Soyinka to head Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding

Olympics: frequent changes in leadership led to poor outing – Ali

Ramadan: Don urges Muslims to pray for peace, stability

Enyeama, Ejide stopped my Eagles regular shirt – Akpan

Pastor Adeboye says Nigeria will surely go higher

13 die as lightning strikes mosque

Bishop laments 30% drop in church attendance

FRSC battles 24-hour gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Deeper Life Church massacre: 20 suspects in police net

Ban seeks greater inclusion of youths in decision-making processes

No radio-active rays from masts and towers – NCC

At Lagos bus stops, it’s extortion galore by Police, Agberos

Friday, August 10, 2012

Eid Fitr: Kano student body threatens violence if…

How Lagosians are robbed daily by traffic thieves

Police arrest two brothers for robbing 70-yr-old Lebanese

And the beggars’ plea for mercy

Road Traffic Law: We are not interested in sending people to jail Fashola

WAEC releases May/June results, gets new registrar

Survivors of Deeper Life Bible Church attack count losses

Banker kills LASTMA official in Lagos

Six arrested allegedly for pastor’s murder

Budgets: FG spends N32.24 trillion in 8 years

Lagosians lament menace of Agberos

Nation wide Strike: FG invites Labour for meeting

Structures in Nollywood: Associations and Guilds

Change of scenery

I have no respect for Carl Lewis – Bolt

How gunmen killed first Nigerian Police Pilot

… And the years roll by

Politics is not a dirty game – Adewale

OBJ to lead PDP rally in Akure, Ondo state today

Asari Dokubo’s drumbeats of war and other matters

Police arrest owner of hotel used by kidnap suspects

Teacher falls, dies while plucking pear for lover

LASUTH distances self from attack on photo journalist

Third Mainland Bridge: Repair works will not exceed deadline – Minister

‘Stampeding Jonathan out of office could destroy Nigeria’

The baggage of Lagos new traffic regime

Mile 12 Market: Traders, drivers groan under multiple levies

Students’ group partners DESOPADEC on bursary disbursement

One dead,18 injured in fatal auto crash on East West road

Glo urges F/Eagles to beat Tanzania

Labour Party has electorate’s support for Oct 20 – Mimiko

Thrills and frills at BBA stargame grand finale

The full package of the new Lagos Road Traffic Law

No honeymoon for Naeto C until…

Divergent views trail new traffic laws

Nothing must happen to Jonathan – Dokubo

JTF nabs terrorists, recovers weapons of mass destruction

We are not going to court-Edo South PDP carpets Imasogiea

Laide Bakare floats record label

I did my best to win the prize – Wati

Monalisa Chinda set for Uniport homecoming

Helen Paul drops Boju Boju

Governors, top politicians storm Uduaghan’s mother-in-law burial

Forsake confrontation, Imoke begs Bakassi people

Yes! I betrayed Goldie – Prezzo

Poly student, 28 others arrested for hard drugs

Nigeria zooms into 4x400m final, as US sets 4x100m world record

Delta to establish10 fish, cassava-processing firms – Uduaghan

Maryam tennis serves off in Minna

Fashola, Oritsejafor commend Methodist Church Nigeria at 170

2015: Ohaneze inaugurates media forum

I’m still in shock, says Okagbare

Ondo is bereft of social amenities – Ehinlanwo

Fashola Insists he would reclaim lands under bridges in Lagos

Our sports commission needs total overhauling – Eseka

Emulate Atta Mills’ leadership qualities, Jonathan tells African leaders

WAEC withholds 112,000 results over examination malpratices

Man, 28, sentenced for extortion, assault

Given should be convenient

Auto Crash: One dead, 18 injured in Port Harcourt

Gunmen kill banker in Maiduguri

Rivers, Niger, Benue,Imo, others prone to flooding – NEMA

Lawyers protest in Asaba

Thousands gather to bury Ghana’s Mills

PDP refutes being responsible for crisis in opposition parties

Abubakar: New chip off the old block

Enough of this hypocrisy

Ministry, verification committee shift blame over ghost workers in Zamfara


Jonathan in Accra, says Attah-Mills was friend of Nigeria

Bayelsa UBEB reminds parents of imprisonment clause in UBEC Act

Capital market probe: How the honourables misfired

Shiroro Dam workers begin indefinite strike over severance benefits

Bees sting man to death in Delta

Wenger keeps faith despite trophy drought

Militant group condemns attack on Warri journalists

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Observing I’tikaf (2)

Jonathan’s free to contest 2015 poll – Okoko

Power tussle over MMA2

Minister proffers panacea for Nigeria sports

Flood kills 7-yr-old girl in C-River

You’re a fake Awoist, PDP tells Akande

Dana crash: Omaghomi blames crew, adduces negligence

2015: Mixed reactions greet Joda’s statements on Jonathan

Police arrest pastor for killing father, uncle in Ebonyi

Newswatch faces uncertain future in Jimoh Ibrahim’s hands – Ekpu, others

NLC gives FG one-week strike notice

Alleged military brutality, victim’s family wants justice

Barca dreams give Chelsea identity crisis

FG approves N34bn for pensioners’ benefits

Winning in a Man’s World: What’s Wardrobe got to do with It?

How S’ Africa stood still for Keagan

Killed by flood: Tragic end of 60-yr-old civil servant

Ogoni set condition for implementation of Unep report

Bakassi Front hoists national flag, sets up radio station

Nigeria remains attractive for investors but,…says W-Bank chief

Legislators’ impeachment threat

Jonathan may grace RCCG’s convention

Activist accuses Maku, Clark, Dokubo of blackmail

700 Mainstreet Bank ex-staff protest sack

Kogi Dep Gov denies involvement with alleged child traffickers

Workers’ strike paralyses Shiroro dam

Edo guber: PDP won’t stop any court action – Urhoghide

CLOSING CEREMONY: London set to dazzle again

Indian, BankPHB, 3 others docked over alleged N855m fraud

PFAs are extremely conservative – Asaolu

Robbery is my only source of lively hood – suspect

I’ve no hand in removal of LG bosses – Dickson

My Nigerian wife taught me how to pray – Cooreman

Ahmed flays foreign media over Nigeria’s image

First female Chief Justice of Nigeria hits the ground running

Faze makes Nollywood debut

POS: Citiserve to tackle poor network of terminals

Impeachment threat: Political vendetta against Jonathan, says Ndym

ANLCA urges FG to appoint commercial regulator for concessionaires

Clinton to Jonathan: How you can fight terrorism

Lawyers to boycott court over kidnap of Delta judge

Boko Haram: CAN President writes Clinton

Akpabio Cup, a celebration of unity – Ekpeyoung

FG sets 5 years rural ICT dev plan through USPF

We have failed, cries Sport Minister

Ghana cancels policy on $300,000 capital base for Nigerian traders

Dana plane crash: Journalists attacked as victims’ families collect bodies

Obiajunwa loses to Chinese wrestler

If you love yourself, before weekend, restitute your ways: Adeboye tells corrupt Christians

Man, 21, jailed for conspiracy, theft

4 street hawkers killed in Anambra auto accident

Clinton arrives Nigeria for security talks with Jonathan

Deeper Life Church massacre: CAN declares 3-day fasting, prayer

Obey court order or face consequences – Court warns CBN governor

Gunmen kill tea vendor in Maiduguri

Why NUC lifts suspension on 3 varsities

Eaglets’ 5-1 victory excites Amuneke

Manchester Utd bidding to buy Van Persie from Arsenal

Jonathan, Hausa / Fulani leaders meet over Jos crises

Fourth tier of government unconstitutional – Party chairman

State police and effective policing in Nigeria (2)

Jonathan travels to Ghana for Atta Mill’s burial

Boy, 16, crowned America’s fastest texter

UNIMAID denies extending resumption date by 3 months

RCCG, Adeboye deny colour messages

Kaduna State Govt announces total removal of curfew

Ijebu artisan hangs self over N750,000 debt

Rising Investor Interest In Power Sector

If el-Rufai was President of Nigeria, what will he do? – Okupe

Flood: Nobody committed suicide in my constituency -Lawmaker

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Ramadan Talk: Observing I’tikaf

HRW asks Clinton to prevail on Jonathan to address insecurity

Lagos Assembly recognises voodoo in land dispute, orders charms removal

‘Nigeria risks falling back to pre-2006 external debt position’

27 Imo LG chairmen ‘re seeking for tenure elongation – Okorocha

FG considers Bill on compulsory breast-feeding

Sea pirates kill MD of Tompolo’s firm

Reps accuse Presidency of slowing down passage of PIB

Eagles drop out of African top ten

Ex-militants threaten reporters in Warri

Akpabio prophesies: Boko Haram ‘ll so fizzle out

Edo South PDP leaders back Airhiavbere’s decision to challenge guber result

Kogi church attack: Police nab 4 suspects, traditional rulers

2013 Budget: FG to spend N4.929trn

Tragedies in Abuja, Kano, Benue

Airtel Nigeria hits 20m subscribers

FAAN faults NEMA’s crowd control method at Dana inquiry

OGUN PDP:Fighting over spilt milk

A guide to all, nemesis of few – Attorney-General

Court bars Okorocha from interfering with rights of reinstated LG bosses

IBB, OBJ should go and hide (1)

This patch- patch Constitution (2)

FG approves contract for 2nd Niger Bridge

Falconets beat Korea boys 2-0

Bayelsa approves state emblem, anthem, coat of arms

These Olympic games speak to our national condition

Akande denigrates Yoruba culture – Agunloye

Police foil bomb attack on Sokoto PDP hqtrs

Vigilance group arrests 2 kidnap suspects, rescue two victims in Anambra

Otu laments state of tennis in CRS

RCCG officially opens 60th convention

Chukwumerije, others get new kicking rules

Labour must remain on exclusive list, says TUC

And now, a female Chief Justice of Will she be blindfolded (2)

A Socio-Legal Analysis of Gani Fawehinmi’s Human Rights Praxis (4)

Excerpts from the law

Odumosu places last, awards herself a medal

Dana plane crash victims’ DNA results out

Man Utd and Barca in goalless draw

Ali weeps for Okagbare

FG plans PC ownership for students in tertiary institutions

IOC boss sings Olympics praise

FG to expend N4.9trn in 2013

SSS quiz Mallam El-Rufai at Lagos Airport

Gunmen kill 2 policemen in Bauchi

Nigerians, Austrians unite in agony

Help us find our athletes, Cameroon beg British police

Ban seeks UN sanctions against Mali Islamists

MultiChoice announces price increase

FG to expend N4.9 in 2013

Court adjourns case on sacked Abia non-indigenes till Oct 10

FIFA launches “Live Your Goals” campaign

Olympics: Poor preparations, bane of Team Nigeria – Oguntade

Artisan, 42, commits suicide over N750,000 debt

Driver, 24, in court over death of 3

260 ABU retrenched staff seek re-instatement

Ondo Guber: Politics of picking deputies

Syria rebel group kills Russian general

Okorocha warns contractors against bribery

Man,18, jailed for house breaking, theft

132 bodies of Dana crash victims ready for collection – LASG

State police and effective policing in Nigeria (1)

NATCOMS calls for speedy revival of rural telephony service

SSS bares Farouk Lawan from oversea trips

Ghana begins three days funeral rites for John Atta Mills

Property owners demand payment of compensation from LASG

Three killed as building collapsed in Abuja

Abakaliki rice millers seek customers patronage

Ekiti earmarks N20m for 200 skills acquisition graduates

Cold War rivalry could heat up in basketball finals

Jonathan’s impeachment: How far can the Reps go? (2)

EFCC releases N4.5m to CSO to monitor states, LGAs on budget implementations

Hillary Clinton’s visit will strengthen Nigeria, U.S. bilateral relations – NGO

NEMA receives 162 Nigerian returnees from N-Africa

Fawehinmi to Jonathan: Show competence or resign

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

OYERINDE: Controversy trails Ugolor’s arrest

Lori-Ogbebor leads protest over land acquisition by govt

Fasoranti, Adebanjo, Falae’re political beggars, by Akande

AFDB plans launch of infrastructure bond for Africa apex banks

Harmonious removal of wrecked ships

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: NFA drops 4 players

Court restrains Massalla, Okwenna from acting as APGA chair, secretary

Anambra monarch freed, 9 days after kidnap

Deceased Police officers’ families storm hqtrs over pension, insurance

El-Rufai to Jonathan: Quit if you can’t solve Nigeria’s problems

Plot 1347 and the roforofo fight of two ‘First Ladies’

Ezekwesili heads new Africa Devt Initiative

For the Nwanebus, cry of joy 13 years after

Delta assures on adequate power distribution, transmission

Community, SDPC commission 1.2km drainage project

Pollution: Monarch, others urge SPDC, NNPC to clean up Ethiope

Tinubu, Fayemi ask FG to address insecurity

Oil importers shun Iran, turn to W/Africa

Delta judge kidnapped

‘Islam, Christianity share common tenets’

Truth Commission recommends Daniel’s wife, monarch, others for trial

Pay Newswatch staff before repositioning – NUJ

LASTMA warns officials as PDP faults new traffic laws

Ogoni self-govt on course – Diigbo

Why people are not buying insurance products — CCO Mansard

Braithwaite says ‘Nobody can destroy this nation’

Group advocates law on emergency response training for workers

Chukwumerije, Isa get opponents

Can anything good happen here?

Crashed Dana plane didn’t show any problem – Witness

Isiala-Ngwa South LG boss alleges threat to life

Another Egba chief dies

Odumosu, Oke raise hope for Nigeria

Ogoke: There was too much pressure on me

Passenger caught stealing N960,000 on plane

RCCG ordains 5,000 pastors

Regular use of water-melon enhances sex – Experts

Cameroon athletes vamoose from Games Village

Gunmen throw grenades at police station

Why Nigerians can’t compete with foreign freight forwarders

Suarez agrees new Liverpool deal

Cazorla, Arsenal new boy, targets trophies

Fraudulent acts to be checked

PHCN: TUC predicts crisis over labour issues

FG signs MoU on geosciences data, information

Wind Energy Technology Basics

Fidelity Bank to fund mining projects

Local Content: LADOL wins N2.5bn rig deal

Work resumes on abandoned roads

Again, kidnappers strike in Delta, abduct Justice Okoh

We have reduced crude oil theft by 70% – NIMASA

Strong institutions not strong men

Police arraign motor-park attendant over loss of passenger’s luggage

Donkey bomb kills Afghan police chief

Zamfara mining disaster: Still a human rights debacle

FG, PHCN meet on electricity reforms

Clergyman decries high rate of collapse in marriages

A culture of disrespect(5)

Deeper Life Church mascara: Casualty figure rises

My wife slaps me, man tells court

UNEP Report on Ogoni pollution not abandoned – Minister

Adeboye urges Nigerians to live holy life

Jonathan’s imperachment: How far can the Reps go?

Legislators too corrupt to impeach Jonathan – Nzeribe

FCTA marks 10,288 structures for demolition

Gunmen kill 16 church worshippers in Okene

Woman, 45, commits suicide in Enugu

FRSC detains motorist over N200 bribe

Police arrest woman for allegedly killing in-law over N50

Beggars protest removal from Lagos roads

Increasing Woes Of Medical Students

Monday, August 06, 2012

Ramadan Talk: Avoid being wasteful

Boko Haram claims killing of soldiers in Damaturu, Maiduguri, Gombe

UNEP report: Minister blames delay in implementation on protest

TB Joshua denies giving anti-Mimiko prophecy

Eminent citizens fault historical claims on 1861 Lagos annexation

Expert queries Nigeria’s preparedness for nuclear power

Police in Rivers kill three suspected kidnappers

Bar attendant foils attempt by customer to poison friend

Olaitan Oyerinde: Many conspiracies, different culprits

Where will the medals come from?

Lagos task force arrest 85 hoodlums, impound 130 motorcycles, recover gun

How death of pupil attracted govt’s caring heart to Ondo schools

Police parade 17 robbers in Kogi

FG to strengthen investment pact with Brazil

North ‘ll cause another Civil War – Asari

22 Eagles begin preparation for Niger friendly

Our problem is poor funding – ASOPADEC Chairman

Nigeria hits record high oil output

Lagos, Delta win Sam Ocheho Invitational Handball tourney

Derivation fund and development issues in oil communities

5 babies delivered at convention

Ohuruogu: Its disappointing losing my title

Searching for “Nigeria” Media Centre, London: August 5

1,000 A-Ibom youths to benefit from diaspora training

NERC tightens regulation for new licences

Insurers target 100% oil, gas risks participation

Our expectations from new PIB – PENGASSAN

Disputed oil wells: Nigeria may lose territorial waters – Reps

FG targets 250 exhibitors for Onne oil, gas forum

Electricity reform: FG explains benefits, calls for calm

Experts laud CBN directive over banks financing foreign subsidiaries

Electricity employees allege attempt to bomb secretariat in Lagos

Nigeria Content Initiative: Can we update the NOGICD Act and pass the PIB simultaeously

The Cancer FIGHTER: A finely tuned machine

Meningitis, cholera kill 3 in Anambra rehabilitation centre

Ogbe-Ijoh youth council president, VP impeached

Witches, Wizards stopped Blessing from shining

US mosque destroyed in suspected arson attack

Is there any hope for Nigeria?

Protests trail ex-deputy speaker’s empowerment claims

Why we’re in Edo Election Tribunal – PDP

Bauchi needs N7bn for displaced persons

London 2012: Women in all sports

Maryam lost focus, Weightlifting coach screams!

Kidnappings: NUJ wants more protection for monarchs

Five killed, 17 injured in S.Africa clan feud

France defeat Nigeria 79-73

Man sues father in-law for abducting wife

Obama aide accepted fee from company with Iran links -Report

Next on Mars: 400 scientists on an alien road trip

Gambia out of African U-20 qualifiers

Gov. Obi wants recovered land protected, beautified

A culture of disrespect (4)

Return Of Our Stolen Artefacts

Yobo completes Feberbahce move

Forget 200m victory, Bolt tells Blake

PDP advises opposition parties to shed personal interest

Mourinho says Real squad almost complete

Between Nwakanma, Abia govt and Aba city

Road Mishap: Gov. Wada turns emergency rescue officer

Driver in court over rape of teenage food vendor

PEF to end manual loading of products by New Year

5 year-old girl dies, 9 passengers sustain injuries in bus fire

RCCG opens 60th convention

Ainofenokhai’s illogicalities on Osunbor

NNPC pledges collaboration to stop crude oil theft

Lagos disburses N1bn agric fund

Man kills 8-day-old daughter for rituals

At 13, youngest Olympics competitor fromTogo keeps it simple

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Oyerinde: ACN asks FG, N-Assembly to probe SSS

Ramadan talk: Endeavour to be more charitable

100,000 workers lose jobs in construction industry – Unions

Senate denies report on overseas trip

Oyerinde’s murder: We have reasons for detaining Ugulor – Police

Lekki free trade zone attracts N170bn investment

Jonathan hails new Archbishop of Lagos

Igbo presidency not negotiable – Achuzia

Nigeria, Jamaica sign agreement on energy, trade

Accidents: FRSC unveils new campaign strategy

Commissioner’s death spark-off protest in Kogi

Police quiz Akoko monarch over alleged rape

Ex-Ogun CJ wants corrupt, lazy judges sacked

Okagbare sad, Vows to move on

FIFA U-20 WOMEN W/CUP: Supporters club appeals for early visas issuance

Security operatives arrest 4 suspected kidnappers in Anambra

Abuja light rail ready in 2015

2 die in Ibadan auto-crash

African Club installs ultra-modern Gymnastic equipment in Calabar

New ISO26000 to stop oil spills in Niger-Delta

Don’t go to tribunal, Edo CPC urges Airhiavbere

Polymer currency: Need to improve printing, increase enlightment

Boko Haram: I won’t resign – Jonathan

Stakeholders chide NSE over introduction of Islamic Index

Relationship between higher civil servants and their political masters (4)

Ignore Mosop’s declaration of self-govt – Amaechi

I’ve no hand in Boko Haram – IBB

Manufacturing sector key to employment, says Obi

Poor revenue: Some states may not pay salaries – Gov. Amaechi

Smiling Regina promises to be back on podium

Lack of insurance for Okada contributes to poverty increase

Oil spill: Community still counting losses three months after

MMIA not blacklisted, by Demuren

Olympics: D’Tigers score first in Africa

Nigerian striker dies in Romania

Edith stops Stropva, moves into quarter-final

Kuramo Beach re-opens

Odumosu qualifies for 400m Hurdles semis

Keagan wins Big Brother star game

King Bolt retains 100m title

Nesiama backs Okagbare for Long Jump medal

Suicide bomber kills at least 6 soldiers

I will not resign, Jonathan tells Boko Haram.

Maryam Usman fails as Zhou sets new record

Between Suswan and the two opposition professors

No bombardments in Maiduguri – JTF

Gunmen kill former commissioner, immigration officer in Borno

Bread scarcity hits Port Harcourt as flour price increase

UNIBEN tops Africa in Webometrics Varsities ranking

Igbo presidency not negotiable, says Achuzie

Catholic faithful want new diocese created out of Lagos Archdiocese

Gunmen assail security patrol team in Damaturu

Expect serious flooding from Aug. to Oct, NIMET warns

Navy intensifies search for 4 kidnapped foreigners

Boko Haram leader criticises Obama over ‘terrorist’ label

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Inside ‘THE COTONOU’ in Ondo

My Church Is Bigger than Yours

Ondo 2012: Mega Party Adopts Mimiko

Femi Falana left me at the mercy of judges – Funmi,wife

The Obasanjo/Babangida compromise

Oil theft, terrorism: How to contain the two monsters, by Gen. Olanrewaju

Pirates attack ship off Nigeria, kidnap four foreigners

Chips of the old block: The next generation takes over -1

‘Everything was wrong with Lagos collapsed building’

100m: Egwero, Metu, Emelizie crash

Jonathan is a war time president – Rev. Ladi Thompson

Swimming: Phelps ends career with gold

Accept defeat, Abbe tells Airhiavbere

ICT is crucial for inclusive devt – Johnson, CommTech Minister

PDP to reconcile OBJ, Anenih, Gbenga Daniel, others

STATE OF THE NATION: OBJ, IBB reach out to past heads of state, eminent Nigerians

I remain the symbol of the PDP in Ogun – Gbenga Daniel

Athletics jams up London

Okagbare fails, Nigeria’s dream crashes

Should former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida be the ones advising President Goodluck Jonathan on governance?

Obiekwe rues Marathon ouster

‘I nearly lost my manhood to my wife’

‘My woman twice aborted pregnancy for her lover under my roof’

Basketball: US Dream Team beat Lithuania 99-94

Bolt makes semis on comeback

Tennis: Serena beats Sharapova,wins gold

Explosions rock Maiduguri as troops raid homes

Commercial bus crushes 2 street sweepers to death in Aba

No to compulsory posting of NYSC corps members to troubled states

FG flags off GDP computation for states

Jonathan celebrates Anenih’s commitment to nation-building at 79

Nesiama celebrates Nigerian athletes in London

Army discovers IED factory, arrest 1 in Kaduna

Ban on Okada: Operators besiege, vandalise Governor aid’s home

Port Harcourt Chief loses N8m to fake Abuja house agent

76 Oil wells: Why we rejected N250m monthly grant from A/Ibom – C/River govt

Nigeria, 132 others seek UN’s decisive action on Syria

Impeachment: Presidency adopts carrot and stick strategy

Friday, August 03, 2012

Yenagoa: Thrills, booms of nightlife in Yenagoa

Son of the soil must police the soil – Fasehun

Suicide bomber attacks Emir, Deputy Governor in Yobe

Lagos postpones complete diversion of traffic on 3rd Mainland Bridge

Clubbing , night life, only way to ease stress – Lagosians

Impeachment plot a Northern agenda – Southern coalition

Flood: 2 farmers commit suicide in Anambra over crops destruction

Girl raped by police officer storms station with baby

Lagos, still bubbles at night

$3million subsidy scam: Police concludes investigation

Privatisation of PHCN: Bidders ask FG for deadline extension

No more new contract until – Police Minister

Tanker explosion averted in Delta

IAAF President delighted at athletics’ spectators attraction

Solid institution must be put in place – Hon. Olulade

FG to deploy 581 midwives to check maternal, child mortality

Woman, 27, bags 2 years for stealing recharge cards

FG, Fashola harp on states’ GDP computation

Court sacks Obasanjo’s exco, councilors

Owerri: Rise and fall of night life in Owerri

Fire eaters, acrobats, 60yr old singer make Nigeria’s Got Talent

Stephanie Okereke steps out again!

Bracket rocks @ Big Friday Show

USA vs Man pass man

Who wins BBA Stargame USD 300,000 ?

Nigeria’s ambassador to UK rescues Justus Esiri

Exclusive! Chinwe Isaac dumps marriage, returns to acting

MTN unveils season 5 contestants

Anambra: Dead at night, alive in the day

Okagbare runs second fastest time

Impeachment: Tambuwal’s cross, Nigeria’s Burden

We are tackling the scourge of corruption, terrorism – Jonathan

‘Prophet’,2 others arrested with heavy weapons,stolen items in Ibadan

9ice, Laide Bakare in UK for movie premiere

Why I walked off the stage – Seun Kuti

Five students killed in Ogun auto accident

JAMB okays supplementary admissions for five new courses

UK rates Nigerian educationist 9th World Best innovator

Why I want to provide jobs – Blessing Patrick

British police confirms arrests of six at 2012 Games

Okagbare wins heat, enters semi finals

Oil companies telling lies about stolen barrels – Pondi

Ibori birthday celebration cancelled

Why my marriage crumbled – Ex-Beauty Queen, Rosemary Okeke

Athletics: Three Nigerians in semi-final

Lagos goes tough on traffic violation

I don’t eat sugar, salt – JAJ Da Meccadon

Man in court for calling colleague a prostitute

Chelsea’s Terry refutes FA racial abuse charge

Ronaldo not Messi deserved Ballon d’Or, says Mourinho

A culture of disrespect(3)

B-r-e-a-k-i-n-g N-e-w-s: Several wounded as Emir escapes suicide attack

Emir’s bodyguard, mosque aid hurt in suicide attack in Potiskum

Nigeria’s crude oil production hits 2.7m mbpd

Ebola outbreak: Death toll rises to 16 in Uganda

FirstBank begins multilingual, 24/7 customer service

Sudan, S/Sudan must strike ‘compromise’ deal – Clinton

Aregbesola at work-in the studio!

Lagos govt arrests 52 suspected commercial sex workers

Lagos Road Traffic Bill as presented by Lagos Attorney General

When is President Jonathan coming?

US NBA stars rout Nigeria 156-73

Investigations of Shell’s Nigeria spills a ‘fiasco’: Amnesty

Nigeria’s lost of athletes blamed on poor training facilities

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Ramada Talk: The act of giving in Ramadan

Obohia Demolition Crisis: Be Fair

2012 budget: Legislature, executive rift exaggerated – Mark

Oyerinde’s murder: Edo PDP youths demand apology from Oshiomhole

Ill-fated plane had engine replaced – Dana staff

Oyo police parade alleged rapist of 4-yr-old

Fed health workers threaten strike over CONHESS 10

Minister goes tough on Team Nigeria

Nollywood Stars, Justus Esiri, Segun Arinze robbed in London

Collapsed building neighbours appeal to Fashola over restriction order

Religious bodies can raise standard of education – UBEC

Martins charges Jonathan over terrorism

Family sues taskforce over New Oko-Oba demolition

SSS Director vows to crush kidnapping in Delta

Abia govt wants contractor sacked

Ocheho commends teams as Delta maintains winning streak

Tussle over First Ladies’ plot : Ex-FCT Minister carpets Turai, Aliero

Protesters barricade Edo Police Command over Ugolor’s detention

One killed as cultists sack Delta community

Dangote Sugar records N5.7bn profit, as 7up’s PAT declines by 50%

PDP chieftain warns Okorocha on LGs’ tenure

Constituency projects: Ekwunife succour in Anambra

Serial Killings: Women take to the streets in Enugu community

Avarice + ignorance + indiscipline = Tragedy

Probe INEC’s refusal to allow staff join trade unions – ASCSN

Relationship between higher civil servants and their political masters (3)

All eyes on Okagbare

Emergencies: Chime urges more cooperation among stakeholders

Reactions – yours and mine

Cashless Policy: CBN to reconsider January date for national roll-out

Ebonyi disburses N9.3m to Fadama farmers

OBJ, IBB, Clark: The sayings of our elders: Ka-ta-ka-ta, bla-bla-bla

How over 100 youths invaded Ebonyi Deputy Governor’s village

C-River Muslim leaders meet on security

NIMASA raises alarm over influx of illegal arms

Nigerian-born athletes beseech Team Nigeria secretariat

P Square’s mum laid to rest

Gay ready for Jamaican onslaught

Please, buy Brazilian hair for me!

Man fined £2,500 for Nazi salute basketball match

Woman charged with killing eight babies released

Court remands pregnant woman in prison for alleged homicide

Arsenal sign Santiago Cazorla

Court remands scavenger for macheting villagers

Tribunal dismisses ACN’s application for change of counsel

Fashola signs Lagos Road Traffic Bill into law

US gives last-minute extension to African textiles

FIRS to pay taxpayers N200,000 relief allowance

Relationship between higher civil servants and their political masters

Controversial boxing bout: Referee sent home

Man, 25, bags 4 months in jail for clutching black polythene bag, causing security scare

Assad will go sooner or later – Annan

Canadian firm, Niger Govt to raise 26m chickens yearly

Arsenal sing Santiago Cazorla

Collapsed building tenants appeal to Fashola to vacate restriction order

Annan quits as Syria peace envoy

Delayed Allowance: Exercise patience, Ekiti govt tells corps members

Calamity averted as children escape bomb blast in church

Pope completes third volume of book on Jesus

Day 6: Phelps eyes 20th medal as China scandal star quits

Akingbola: London court has vindicated us – Sanusi

Brazil’s Roberto Carlos hangs up his boots

Gbong Gwom Jos calls for formation of vigilance groups

South Africa claim first rowing gold

A culture of disrespect (2)

Farmer, 20, remanded for robbing police officer

Africa must live up to democratic promise – Clinton

Electronic loading of petroleum products begins in November

Military better off in a democratic setting – Mark

Push to preserve Fela Kuti’s legacy15 years after death

Detained Nigerians in Trinidad and Tobago seek Jonathan’s help

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Impeachment brouhaha

Plans to privatise PHCN: NUPENG accuses BPE of shady deals

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