Vanguard News Archive for October 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Mimiko’s victory in perspective

Three flood victims give birth at Bayelsa relief camp

Third Mainland Bridge re-opens

Cabinet reshuffle in Anambra

Super-fast 4G mobile services launched in Britain

Williams sisters in Nigeria for women’s rights

New York in shock over storm horror

Airtel laments impact of terror attacks, flooding on facilities

Mourinho exempts Ronaldo, Ozil, Ramos from Spanish Cup clash

Pope appoints Kukah to Vatican’s Pontifical Council

Lovers in court for allegedly killing ex-lover

Accountant, 1 other nabbed for allegedly defrauding DELSU of N21m

Money laundering: Gov Ajimobi sues media outfit for N1bn

Jonathan vows to recover stolen subsidy funds

Chelsea vs Clattenburg: Scotland Yard begin probe

Couple arraigned for neglecting parental duty

Cassava to complement petroleum resources as foreign exchange earner – Ogunsade

Toll from superstorm Sandy climbs to 14

Chelsea vs United: Ferguson wishes referee “good luck”

City’s Richard out for up to two months

‘I’m no ball hog’ says Messi

Cossy set to release album

There was a country, there was starvation (1)

Monday, October 29, 2012

NNPC appoints new MDs for Port Harcourt, Warri refineries

How Can Halliburton’s N4.24 Billion Miss?

ACN leaders refuse to endorse Mimiko’s victory

NPAN sues APCON, IGP over alleged violation of freedom of expression

Falana accuses colleagues of embarrassing judiciary

Commision wants FG to stop hanging of Edo death row inmates

Kidnapped lecturer’s colleagues beg govt, Police to recover victim’s corpse

Fuel scarcity to bite harder – Investigation

Keshi opens door for Martins, others

Gov Suntai’s aides flown to Germany

Briton docked over alleged $227,035 fraud

$180m HALLIBURTON SCANDAL: Two ex-Heads of State battle Jonathan

Kidnappers abduct Enugwu Ukwu traditional prime minister

Throne trouble: Sack your aide, Efut monarch urges Imoke

Ribadu report: There’ll be no cover up – Jonathan

19-yr-old docked over possession of fake naira notes

Woman, 25, docked over impersonating army officer, car theft

Fuel scarcity: It’s above N97 pump price in Asaba

Ondo Postscript: The factors that framed Mimiko’s victory

Utaka seeks Afcon 2013 shirt

Jonathan approves posting of permanent secretaries

NFA commends Super Falcons, Eaglets

Police arrest stepfather who defiled 10-year-old girl

Troops patrol Kaduna after church attack

Maku speaks on why Jonathan’s govt is not appreciated

Hurricane Sandy disrupts campaign

UK jails Nigerian ‘witchcraft’ sex trafficker for 20 years

Messi tops Ballon d’Or shortlist

Chelsea vs Clattenburg: British FA to probe allegations

Four killed in Jos local bar

Maki speaks on why Jonathan’s govt is not appreciated

Don’t relent on your efforts to service, Mimiko tells public officers

Bayelsa guber poll: S-Court affirms Dickson’s election

Kaduna Suicide Attack: Review anti-terrorism tactics, ACN tells FG

JNI condemns Kaduna bombing

Nigerian soldiers honoured by UN in Liberia

Picture guess: What is P-Square, Aki n Paw, Bracket up to?

Oil prices drop as Hurricane Sandy threatens demand

JTF raid suspected terrorist arms store in Damaturu

Jim Iyke hosts own reality show

Jonathan receives Ribadu’s c’ttee report on Friday

Five hours with Stephen Keshi

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Man 62, allegedly defiles 10 year old step daughter

More Help For Flood Victims

Why rights violations are high in Nigeria – NHRC boss

Falcons seek revenge against Cameroon

EFCC and Kalu’s new sermons

Lagos cyclist cheats death as Oyo ckears prizes

Currency in circulation rises to N1.36 trillion despite cashless policy

Ondo guber: Our loss no cause for misery – ACN legislators

EFCC probes alleged frauds in Anambra LGs

Patani hospital morgue not affected by flood – Delta govt

Forget Chipolopolo -Kalu

Fuel scarcity worsens in Enugu

From N200, I grew my business to a multi-billion naira conglomerate – COSMAS MADUKA

Abia govt accuses opposition of raising false alarm

With regional trade, Africa can achieve food sufficiency; earn $20b yearly – World Bank

Flood victims in Delta protest alleged ill-treatment

Oil communities, DESOPADEC suit continues Nov 14

Ekwueme, a patriotic Nigerian – Amaechi

Edo House Majority Leader donates to flood victims

Petrol sells at N120 per litre in Bayelsa

Soldiers kill two suspected kidnappers in Delta

S/East Lawmakers: Brains, brawns or moneybags?

Economic disputes are root of nation’s woes – Gbenga Daniel

Mark pledges support for Ijebu State

Smaller enterprises grow economies faster – World Bank

Agric sector will witness boom in 2013 – Stakeholders

10 drown in Lagos boat mishap as LASEMA recovers 5 bodies

Saraki bemoans absence of law on oil spill

Four perish in Ogun auto crash

Offor donates N1.24bn books, equipment to schools

Flood victims head for home as deluge recedes in Delta

Privatisation: Rep allays fears of PHCN workers

Jailbreak in Ahoada, Rivers: One feared dead, four allegedly escape

CIBN Fellowship: Need for professionalism, capacity building

Imoke receives torch of unity for festival

Nigeria’s industrial culture, values must change for economic rebirth – Utomi

Eaglets thrash Guinea 4-0

East-West Road: Orubebe not cause of the flooding

Public office holders tasked on public health facilities

ELAN decries govt taxation policy on leasing

Ochekpe solicits strong partnership between FG, States on water supply

Stakeholders condemn destruction of art works in public spaces

BooK Review: Akpabio the Great

I plan to empower youths with truth of immigrant experience — Chidi Okoye

Reps release guidelines for constitution review

Justice Adekeye retires

‘NASS is no rubber-stamp’

Last-gasp Cisse sees Newcastle past West Brom

Kaduna Bombimg: Govt to settle victims’ medical bill

Messi hits 301 career goals mark in Rayo rout

Premier League: Review Chelsea vs Man Utd match

CBN approves N145 dollar exchange rate for Christian pilgrims

Drama, disgust as United beat nine-man Chelsea

Oceanic assets: Shareholders demand Sanusi’s prosecution

Security nab suicide bomber in Bauchi

10 dead, 145 wounded in Kaduna church bombing, attacks

Bomb attacks barbaric, cruel and uncalled for – Jonathan

Muslim pilgrims rush to complete final hajj rituals

Jonathan tasks Bayelsa monarch on peace, development

 Kaduna church bombing sparks reprisals 

Battle royale as Chelsea take on Man Utd

At least 3 killed in new Kaduna church blast

Man’s body found in undercarriage of Nigerian plane

B-r-e-a-k-i-n-g News : Catholic Church in Kaduna Bombed

Pope justifies appointment of non-European as cardinals 

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Edo poll returned the sanctity of the ballot – Research Center

Who wants to be a milloinaire in Sodom and Gomorrah?

Delta flood: Officials warned against relief materials diversion

PDP can reclaim S/West – Obasanjo

Flood Sacks Mortuary: Attendants pile corpses on roof tops

Warning to wife ‘beaters’: Man to spend 14 days in Kirikiri

Bank officials face legal action over alleged illegal account

Man, 4 children die after poisoned corn meal in Enugu

THE ACHEBE CONTROVERSY: Awolowo and the forgotten documents of the civil war, by Odia Ofeimun

Why it’s too late for Nigeria to break up, by Offodile

Once flood is gone, the next few months will be hell – Bozimo, ex-police affairs minister!

To stop Boko Haram, Shehu wants action on oil exploration along Chad Basin


Current constitutional amendment a distraction – Chris Uche, SAN


BAKASSI GONE FOREVER (2) Actors in the Eye of History

FLOOD PUTS S/SOUTH ASUNDER: Mortuary attendants stack corpses on roof tops

Gowon hits Achebe on civil war, says: He wrote out of ignorance

Plane Crash: I am not Taraba acting gov – Deputy gov


Nigeria’s Got Talent: 50 contestants make Semi-final

Jesus, take the wheel

“Jesus does not do coins”

Achebe/Awo war: A plea for sanity –2

Nations Cup: Keshi still has a lot to do – Akpoborie

The case for atheism (5)

Ballon d’Or: No African female player on FIFA’s shortlist

My passion lies in adding healthy value to people’s well-being – Bisi Bright

Re: Nigeria @ 52

On one Nigeria

Electricity in A disturbing dimension

Sports Guard: Adieu ‘Prof’ Sylva

ASOHON joins war against child trafficking

Institute decries large scale corruption in Nigeria

Man City win longest match in Premier League history

Gospel singer, Patty Obasi, dies of kidney failure

Fayemi, Ihedioha hail Cardinal Onaiyekan

Housewife: I contracted STD from my husband

Rubber bullets fired in fresh S/African mining clashes

Arteta rescues Arsenal on Wilshere’s return

Plane crash: Danbaba Suntai flown to Germany

Puzzle as man sinks wife in pit latrine

Lawyers decry high rate of divorce

The Achebe Controversy: Awolowo and the forgotten documents of the civil war, by Odia Ofeimun

New York declares state of emergency over Hurricane Sandy

Atiku Congratulates  Onaiyekan, says he is  Nigeria’s prince of peace

Berlusconi: the billionaire political ‘knight’ downed by scandal

Residents give thanks over peaceful Sallah celebration

United cannot afford to keep playing catch-up, warns Giggs

Abandoned baby found dead behind Unical hostel

Uba battles Arthur Eze over N.2b property in Enugu

Cynthia’s murder: Lawyers hail FG plan to ban `rape drug’

Star Search: Where is Paul Play Dairo?

European police raid brothels to identify Nigerian people-traffickers

Friday, October 26, 2012

Clem Ohameze battles for The Kingdom

19 die as Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Kabir

Police in Imo swing into action

Behold Next Movie Star finalists’ mentors !

I am a different person when I’m on red-carpet – Rita Dominic

Flood: NIMASA budgets N250million for relief materials

Jonathan visits Gov Suntai in Abuja hospital, as Mark, PDP pray

CAN alerts on looming food shortage

Snakes take over tenancy in Yenagoa

PDP, NURTW clash in Ibadan

Muslim Festival: Lagos suspends Environmental Sanitation

Why we closed down 15 companies – C-River govt

Flood: Another woman gives birth to twins in camp

Halliburton scandal: Jonathan orders Adoke to fish out $26.5m plea bargain money

Girl with stray bullet on head: JTF offers sympathy, police absolve army

UK court convicts Nigerian who traffic teenage girls for prostitution

Group C could be slippery, Erico warns Eagles

Produce champions for Nigeria, Ogba challenges coaches

Flood victims in Bayelsa allege diversion of relief materials

FLOOD: Gombe SEMA supervises compensation exercise

Yvonne Nelson at war with rumour mongers…releases statement

Urologist advises men on regular prostate cancer screening

Medical experts warn against self-medication during pregnancy

Road Safety: FRSC acquires toll-free emergency line

Jang tasks Muslims on virtues of sacrifice, obedience

Sallah: NSCDC deploys 30,000 officers to beef up security

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Yobo faces AFCON knockout

Dearth Of Leadership In Africa

Benue Speaker asks FG to probeTiv/Fulani crisis

The trouble with Achebe

Why Nigeria is yet to win graft war – SAN

Man, 25, charged for stealing Bible

Mark, Oritsejafor congratulate Onaiyekan

Media practitioner seeks return of education inspectors

Delta govt official removed for alleged embezzlement of flood victims’ funds

Eagles ‘ll deal with Zambia – Keshi

Anthony Aliche: A role model unsung

Court reserves ruling on airport land dispute

Stakeholders laud Sheila Solarin as ardent supporter of education

Contractors allege swindle by NDDC officials

Flood: Food prices soar in Jigawa

Pray to save Nigeria from collapse – ACN

Ekpo wins WABU crown

Save us from hoodlums, flood victims beg Uduaghan

Alleged murder of mum: P-Square opens up!

Soldier’s stray bullet leaves girl battling for life

Still on federal roads in the Southeast

Haji 2012: Despite hitches, still some cheering news

Eid-el Kabir: South-West governors exhort Muslims

Eid-el-Adha: ‘Time for dedication, obedience to Allah’

TOWARDS NATIONAL DEVT: Economic and political imperatives

Expert tasks banks on implementation of Basel II Accord

Most robberies in Lagos are carried out by Okada riders – Police

CHIEF ALEX EKWUEME: Living legend, father of PDP

Kogi, Anambra oil well face-off: No cause for alarm – Rep

SALLAH: Jonathan restates commitment to restore peace

No militant camp in Lagos – Evah

Sovereign Wealth Fund: Task before the Rasheed led board

Our company has done well in the past 7yrs – May & Baker boss

ACF hails Onaiyekan over appointment as cardinal

Poly rector threatens contractors

I’m not at war with Gov. Okorocha – Uwajimogu, Imo Speaker

HIV/AIDS prevalence drops to 3% in Adamawa

President says Dame Jonathan a bright star

New Horizons emerges Microsoft 2012 valued partner

We win a trophy every year – Wenger

Plane Crash: Suntai survives, in critical condition

B-r-e-a-k-i-n-g N-e-w-s: Dambaba Suntai,Taraba state Gov dead

Death toll rises in US meningitis outbreak

N0.16m bra could detect breast cancer

Wizkid, Trey Songz, Kendrick Lamar storm BBC Radio1xtra Live Concert

Travellers suffer on Abuja-Lokoja Expressway

Desert encrochment: NGO distributes 2,000 tree seedlings to Adamawa LGAs

Sallah: NDLEA arrest 8 drug suspects with 10.635kg of narcotics

CAF appoints Moroccan referees for U-17 Conakry cracker

Jonathan enjoins Nigerians to shun corruption 

President orders probe of deported female pilgrims

Sallah: Tambuwal urges Nigerians to be peaceful

Microsoft courts mobile lifestyles, as it launches Windows 8

Eid-el-Kabir: FG to implement measures for restoration of peace – Jonathan

Living in Lagos without Okada: Lagosians share their experiences

CP threatens to sack policemen in Abia

Stars set to shine at 2013 Nations Cup

2013 Nations Cup fixture: Nigeria to play Burkina Faso Jan 21

Man, 39, bags 5 years sentence for defiling 5-year-old girl

Millions of Muslims gather as hajj rituals peak

Eid-el-Kabir: CAN president felicitates with Muslims

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Ghana’s Heated Elections

Green Tree Agreement: Bakassi indigenes head to Appeal Court

Subsidy bribe: Pressure on Police to charge Otedola with Lawan

We ‘ll ensure no flood in next 30 to 50 years – Jonathan

Dirty deals in oil industry – Ribadu Report

Are N/Asssembly Resolutions binding on the Executive?

Court orders SSS, IGP to probe monarch’s abduction in Anambra

Alex Ekwueme: The visionary icon @80

Two houses belonging to kidnap, robbery suspect demolished in Anambra

‘Why fuel scarcity may persist’

Ondo Poll: Clean, transparent and peaceful – Pastor Adeboye

8 die in Rivers relief camps for flood victims

Delta community raises alarm over devastation by flood

NOI spills the beans in a new book

Boko Haram: Why Sambo, Adoke were not interrogated – SSS

Allegation of fraud trails recruitment of 500 teachers in Edo

Senate to probe alleged sale of Police frequency band by NCC

Flood divides S-South in three

Point of Order, Doyin Okupe!

Nigeria’s indigenous Currencies

Lumen Christi gets best school laurel

UNICAL holds ICT seminar

UNESCO, Nigeria sign MoU

Baby lawyers’ conference raises hope for Nigeria’s transformation agenda

500 Lagosians receive free eye surgery

FXTM Nigeria gives red alert on forex investments

BA to take delivery of Airbus A380 aircraft in 2013

Guideline on casualisation in Maritime industry underway

Currency-in Circulation rises to N1.36trillion despite cashless policy

Tyre marketers shop for investors in N2.26bn facility

‘Do the right thing to transform Nigeria’

It’s Nigeria vs Zambia!

NHRC solicits for improve funding of prison, speedy trial

Ogun govt. doles out N7.5m to widows of slain policemen

Prof. Nebo laments admission denials for 1.1m Nigerian youth yearly

Ex-Goldman director jailed for insider dealing

Calamity for City after defeat at Ajax

Retreat on sports: Kanu applauds President Jonathan

Vanguard NUJ Chapel visits Sylva’s family, eugolises late colleague

Rufai thanks Nigerians

Ondo Guber Poll: Another proof of Jonathan’s commitment to democracy

Breaking News: 2013 Nations Cup: Nigeria to play Zambia, Ethiopia, Bukina Faso

Two students arrested over kidnap, rape, murder of colleague

My appointment “a great honour to Africa” – Onaiyekan

Eid-el-Kabir: Residents appeal to NNPC to provide PMS

May D dares PSquare? performs Chop my money at Felabration

Africa must invest in political security, rather than soldiers, police – Rawlings

Enyimba signs home-based Eagles player, two others

Osita (Paw Paw) lands N11.2 m endorsement deal

Communal crisis suspends Eastern railway project -Official

Benin arrests doctor, niece over plot to poison President Boni Yayi

Pope to appoint Nigerian, five other non-European as cardinals

Lyon to sell players to balance books

Fashola lambasts supporters of unregulated okada operation

‘Breakaway union for black players bad idea’

Boroffice: A Senator on borrowed time?

Is Chelsea chasing shadows ?

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Eid-el- Kabir: Free bus ride, trash bags for Lagosians

House of Reps insists on grassroots participation in constitution review

Super Eagles may draw Bafana

Eleanya: NUJ tasks media owners on medical checks

Don’t submit names for elections, PDP warns govs, others

Cross River’s erosion and deplorable FG roads

Bayelsa alleges moves to spite Jonathan, Dickson

NIMASA donates N21m relief materials to Anambra flood victims

Manager to FG: Make East-West Road passable

ASUU flays alleged govt interference in state varsities

Protest day 2: One Okada rider feared dead…As protesters destroy another LAGBUS bus

Keshi gets official house, car

Flood: Govt must plan ahead – Clark

Drama as suspected kidnappers and victims trade blames

Bomb scare causes tension on Arik flight

Imo FA, Nollywood actor mourn Eleanya

Traders, Police at war over market in Ebonyi

Ondo PDP to approach Tribunal: You are on your own – PDP national leadership

ITU Telecom World 2012: Our broadband plan is open to investors – Sambo

2013 budget: PDP wades into NASS/Presidency rift

Delta school soccer kicks off

America’s choice: Between Obama and Romney

Police kill three kidnap suspects,rescue Catholic priest

JTF destroys 100 illegal refineries in Delta

FG loses N6.75bn oil revenue to flood daily

Sallah: FRSC begins nationwide special patrol

Delta Speaker to chair Itsekiri Education Trust inauguration

The naked nation

Ogunbote: Sunshine’ll shine brighter next season

Gov’s Cup II: Nigerians in line of fire

NiComSat ‘ll be ready for e-voting in 2015, says Tukur

A’Court upholds Igbokwe’s election

Why African airlines die, by NCAT Rector

Gunmen abduct woman in C-River

Man caught with $7.5m pleads guilty

Artiste raises N6m for kidney patient

Court reserves ruling on Enugu govt, landowners suit

Invite Sidney Sam, Nedum Onuoh; Akpoborie tells Keshi

Linkage Assurance records N2.3bn GPI

$180m Halliburton scandal: FG orders re-arrest of principal suspects

BRF CC begins national club title defence

Non-compliance to drugs, diet, bane of diabetes management

Minister charges staff on use of technologies

UNIDO commends FG on N6.8trn FDI

Zinox thrills VP Sambo at ITU World Dubai

Boko Haram has killed 2,800 – Nigerians Right Group

Man kills wife in Lagos during fight

Ogun Accident: NEMA recovers 5 more bodies from river

Observers give kudos, knocks to Ondo poll

Gunmen abduct Rep’s mother in Ogun

Sheila Solarin for burial Nov 9

Maigari: Women football needs greater care and attention

18 educators from Africa, Middle East for Microsoft PLF

Court frees robbery suspect after 5yrs of incarceration

Nations Cup: Great expectations as group opponents emerge

“Apple’s iPad mini just a shrunken down iPad”

Death Row : Oshiomhole under pressure to rescind execution warrant

Boko Haram plans “massive attacks” during Eid-El-Kabir

Orhii’s NAFDAC and the burgeoning revisionists

Anticipation as Apple set to launch ‘iPad mini’

Man gets 14 days jail for beating his wife

Teenager pleads guilty to possession of fake N14, 000 notes

Nigeria not ripe for state police – Maku 

Tribunal orders Oando Plc to pay N72.92m as tax liability

Wenger wants Arsenal response after shock loss

Oil prices fall further

Flooding: Edo assembly tasks police on security at relief camps

BAD ROADS: Citizenry, motorists at the mercy of gridlock, bandits

Politicians hijack flood victims’ relief materials – CDHR

‘Just as children need milk to grow, adults need it too’

Nestle announces plan to launch WET project in Lagos

Shell warns on Nigerian exports after damage to pipelines

Eagles can be their own worst enemies, says Tovey

 Obama pummels Romney in last debate

Monday, October 22, 2012

Gunmen kill two Policemen, injure two others in Plateau

How to resolve Arab-Israeli conflict, by Palestinian envoy

House of Reps seals Kogi Assembly

Suspected ritualists kill 51-yr-old nurse in C-River

President Jonathan promises changes in sports

N850m fraud against 3 Keystone managers for hearing Nov. 27

Gov’s Cup II: Five Nigerians zoom into second round

Soldiers chase away LASTMA over seizure of colleagues motorcyle

Ondo poll sign of what to expect in 2015 – Jega

Ondo Election: Aliyu urges MImiko to run inclusive government

FG approves N140m for training of teachers in Ebonyi

PDP pays congratulatory visit to Mimiko

‘Okada riders’ protest, vandalise 10 BRT buses

Lagos Assembly threatens to ban Okada

Community sends SOS to Jonathan over alleged attacks on Oteh

FG declares Thursday, Friday public holidays

Nobody can hold the aviation industry to ransom – Oduah

Why NASS resolutions are not binding on President – SANs

Interstate Electrics ready to deliver on Abuja, Enugu DISCOs

Flood victims urged to have faith in God

Oshiomhole faults Rights Commission on death warrants

‘Sheila Solarin’ll buried in two weeks’

Navy arrests ship laden with arms, ammunition

Three Boko Haram victims buried in Anambra amid tears

5 policemen, 2 others killed as robbers unleash mayhem on Ogun

SSS quizzes Zannah over alleged Boko Haram links

Recalls: TNL says no cause for alarm

11m children of school age roam streets – FG

Zenith Bank records N75bn profit in nine months

PHCN Bid: Govs’ Firm Flouted The Rules – Peterside

Nigeria to witness influx of American tourists

NYSC opens bidding for kit items

Sanusi, 2 ex-govs warn NASS over CBN Act

NFF, Hotsports, Heartland mourn Eleanya

Fire kills 88 in Bauchi – Fire Service

Ivory Coast: the side to avoid at Afcon draw

Pray for Nigeria, Sen Mark begs clerics

Security guard docked over Ogbono, Okporoko theft

FG assures on education for every child

4 docked over SUBEB books

Okorocha, Uduaghan, Fashola others win NEPAD award

Nigeria, Korea agree on industrial cooperation strategy

The return of the amazon

JTF destroy N187m property in Borno

Akingbola’s N47.1m theft charge: Defence, EFCC get ultimatum

Highest paid executive in NSE earns above N60m

Music stars on song at Headies 2012

Aki and Pawpaw float movie company

Subsidy Scam: Court strikes out Ifeanyi Uba’s bail application

Data Centre Energy Efficiency: Green Agenda adoption is key

Court dissolves 17-year-old marriage over wife’s fetish practises

Wife seeks divorce over husband’s membership of OPC

Drogba, Eto’o, others fight Malaria with power of football

NFA lauds Sunshine Stars in spite of team’s exit

Van Persie relishing Rooney partnership

BrandXchange launches website for consumer protection

Makeup on the eyelashes may damage eyes – Optometrist

Do-or-die for Spartak against Benfica

Doping: Armstrong stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, banned for life

Dutch citizen docked for Rwandan genocide

The UNIPORT 4: A descent to the abyss

Industrialists urge Mimiko to woo investors

ONDO GUBER POLL: Winners and losers

People-smuggler jailed for 14 years in Australia

Obama, Romney trade blows over security shortcomings

I’m ready to die for doing the right thing – Oteh

Sunday, October 21, 2012

A People’s Constitution

A broom can’t bring down an Iroko

Education must not fail another generation by Obasanjo

Why the nation remains poor – Aregbesola

Understatement of projected revenue in 2013 budget?

MAN urges FG to harmonise checklist of MDAs

Flood Relief Fund or National Cake? (2)

Now that Bakassi is gone

Increasing crude oil benchmark price does not increase government revenue

Carnival Calabar to become World class – Imoke

Airtel overhauls coverage, expands 3.75G footprints

FG worried on use of dollar as second currency in Nigeria’s market

As we are: Recurring thoughts and events in a nation

3 poly unions begin strike

No going back on probe of Orji Kalu – Abia govt

Bakassi demarcation postponed to next month

Liverpool legend salutes Okocha

Enugu poisoned meat: Two dead, others hospitalized

2013 budget: PDP can’t intimidate us to support illegality – NASS

Cost of funds falls as N277bn statutory allocation boost market liquidity

Stakeholders set to float Nigeria’s first mortgage refinance coy

Ondo people have rejected tribalism – PDP

Nigeria, a nation of sharing, what a nation!

Gov’s Cup II: Nigerians on redemption mission

Demolitions: FCT warns potential home buyers

Will Nigerians accept coins again?

Aviation workers, Minister bicker over automated revenue collection

Reps raise alarm over failed S-East roads

2012 budget: Lagos records 72% third quarter performance

AMCON, Bank lending and jobs – 2

President Zuma for Afcon draw

Develop export-oriented policies, FG told

We have declared profit, dividend consistently for 3 years – Red Star Express MD

Ocean surge: Expert charges V.I residents on safety

Gunmen kidnap Delta varsity staff

Anichebe makes racism point

kidnapped Rivers Commissioner regains freedom

Tai Solarin’s widow dies at 83

UNIPORT FOUR: They are demonising Aluu community – Elechi Amadi

Panicked residents flee Potiskum after deadly attacks

Eid-el-Kabir: Company makes beach safe for visitors

Ondo Election : Mimiko dedicates victory to Ondo people as PDP plans probe

Ondo Guber: PDP accepts defeat, congratulates Mimiko

Flood: Dickson suspends aide over alleged creation of separate relief camp

Ondo Election: Nigerians now appreciate democracy – Mark

Breaking News: Mimiko declared winner of Ondo election

Ondo Election: Jonathan congratulates Mimiko

Tambuwal hails Mimiko’s victory

Ondo Guber: ACN alleges violence, irregularities during election

Nigerian Anthem: A time for a re-think

The David who would not kill any Goliaths

Saturday, October 20, 2012

North plotting to truncate Jonathan’s administration, group alleges

Govs, elders battle for the North-East

12 mourners’ bodies recovered as bus plunges into river

Denying the genocide

My experiment with solo and ecological theatre – Mbajiorgu

CAF Champions League: Sunshine ready to make hay in Cairo

Early results favour Mimiko

SportsGuard: Insatiable Nigerian fans

Achebe/Awo war: A plea for sanity –1

2013 BUDGET: How Tambuwal brought Jonathan down to earth

Any attempt to revisit oil dichotomy will have dire consequences – Sen. Ita Enang

Using the Judiciary to win elections in Nigeria

Shaky foundations for 2013 budget of consolidation – 2

We didn’t pay ransom on two kidnapped kids – Father

BAKASSI GONE FOR GOOD: The actors in the eye of history -1

Presidency worried over N60 billion constituency projects

FLOOD: My horrifying encounter with victims – Gov Uduaghan

Why Nigeria’s economy is stunted – Daniel

What next Nigeria ?

Odun Omo Olowu: Yam festival in another style

Superior Fire Power

Ekwueme at 80, personifies patriotism, selfless service – Jonathan

We’re empowering girls for IT devt – Oreoluwa Somolu

The case for atheism (4)

1.1 million children to suffer acute malnutrition in Nigeria, 7 other countries

MURDER OF 24 AT DAWN: A vengeful attack in Dogon Dawa and allegations of complicity

How God saved me from being executed after Dimka’s coup – Col Ogbebor

Generation X

Oshiomhole frees two prisoners condemned to death

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala makes Forbes 100 World Most Powerful Women

Spain, Romania players win Gov’s Cup Futures I

Rio 2016 Olympics: What AFN can do to produce champion athletes

‘In Oyo, people now sleep with their two eyes closed’

Woman, child, three others die in boat mishap

Ondo Guber: Akeredolu loses to Mimiko in own ward

Pirates confession: We operated in Nigeria’s waters like we were at war

LAGOS CRIME WAVE: Criminals in hidden places and the role of informants

My wife ‘charmed’ me into marrying her, man tells court

Ondo Guber: Mimiko in Early Lead

Yobe Desert Rollers ready for Africa Hockey Championship

Landlord arraigned for allegedly removing tenant’s electric cable

Ondo Guber: Mimiko defeats Akeredolu, Oke in their wards

Voting ends in Ondo

ACN, PDP, Labour Party commend INEC, security agents

Bible better than wedding rings as marriage symbol – RCCG

FME predicts fresh flooding in FCT, 19 states

Party agent distributes N10,000 to security officials

Syria warplanes resume bombarding town as clashes erupt

Large turnout of voters opens Ondo election

Woman seeks divorce over husband’s drinking habit

John Terry to carry on as Chelsea captain

23 killed in Potiskum attacks

Impressive turn out for Ondo governorship poll

Amnesty slams Edo state’s plan to execute two convicts

Ondo Guber poll: ACN raises alarm over insecurity, irregularities

Honour Ekwueme, upgrade Federal Poly, Oko, to university – Chukwumerije

INEC Commissioner orders for more staff

Accreditation of voters begins in Ondo state

33 feared dead in Ogun as Coaster bus plunges into River

The Crude oil benchmark debate and controversy

Friday, October 19, 2012

Nigerians lament daily increase in food prices

I-n-c-r-e-d-i-b-l-e! 13 year-old-girl murdered, kept in fridge

London Olympics: AFN, please spare us the rhetoric

Tough times await Nigerians as food scarcity looms – Experts

Boko Haram, insecurity: Obasanjo, Ahmadu Ali created them – Owie

How girl, 13, miraculously escaped from ritualists, 10 others used for rituals

Up! Up!! goes price of staple food items

Unity is our strength – Igiebor

Why Nigeria may escape food scarcity – Lawal

2015: Sanusi faults rotational presidency

Ette Border War: Villagers flee, as group invades community

I was too ambitious as a child – Dr. Nwosu

Privatisation: DISCO’s sale was transparent, FG insists

the sublime principle

Why didn’t we heed the warning

Law makers as law breakers in Kogi Assembly

Champions League: Ahly helpless without their fans, says Sunshine coach

“Nigeria should rely on neighbouring countries for survival”

Food scarcity looms afer devasting floods

Ondo Guber: It’s D-Day today

Fitch affirms Nigeria at ‘BB-’, outlook is stable

Chinese national, 19 others killed, church burnt in Maiduguri, Potiskum

Howard confident Eagles can sustain momentum

Ondo ministries, banks close at noon

On God’s side

How many SMEs access credit facilities to grow economy? — Ubaiji

15 persons held over illegal voting

Goalkeeper attacked by fan as derby turns ugly

High-profile Boko Haram member arrested at senator’s home

Uniport four: VC calls for police post in Aluu

UN official visits Benin over west African floods

Uniport student, corps member, one other shot dead in Choba

FLOOD: MDG to the rescue as bishop commends Gov. Obi

Stop patronising hawkers of pre-registered SIM cards, NCC warns

Hajj: Saudi govt to schedule stoning rituals accoridng to pilgrims’ country

Van Vicker and wife celebrate 9th wedding anniversary

Scrabble gives 6 Wild Cards for African Championship

Hersdmen, farmers clash in Kadarko, Nasarawa, 3 dead

Lara George is African queen of gospel music

Mikel, Osaze, Ike Uche battle for award

The nature of man

D’banj named Best African Act at 2012 MTV EMA!

Miracle baby elephant crushes woman

Food crisis imminent unless … – Shehu Usman

Wilshere back for Arsenal after injury nightmare

Another Chinese worker killed in violence Maiduguri

FIFA set to grant free World Cup entry to low income earers

Nigerian embassy in Berlin attacked

Man defiles 8 year old girl in Bayelsa 

Many killed, houses burnt as JTF, trerroists battle

NERC advises electricity consumers to be alert to PHCN irregularities

ICC seeks UN backing over African war crimes

SUBEB blames principals over non-payment of NYSC members allowances

OPC cautions against violence in Ondo

Police arrest 6 suspected assassins

Thursday, October 18, 2012

CP Lagos opens up on Ozuah’s death


Osun CJ’s nomination crisis deepens

The story of Ibrahim and Kaaba (2)

Robbery attacks: Ogun Police refute media report

Nigerians must know facts, figures from oil earnings – Mark

Students disrupt peace at Ibadan

MasterCard seeks growth of Nigeria’s payments industry

Senate moves to end casualisation of workers

Explosions rock Bauchi church as 4 die in bus attack

Logitech’s new Wi-Fi Webcam makes video blogging easy

Chief Judge: Osun PDP commends NJC for rejecting Lagos judge

We ‘re determined to achieve zero accident rate in Nigeria – Aviation minister

Oshiomhole fires Perm Sec, 41 Education Inspectors

Nnewi North: Why people don’t sleep on trees again – Ubajaka

First 10 days of Dhul Hijjah

FG seeks D-8 partnership on air safety

Flood: Delta communities appeal for relief material

Total Tedium

Akwa Ibom at 25: Of a man who came, saw and outdo them all…

Anambra spends N40m to evacuate 25,000 victims

Soldiers arrest oil worker’s son, 5 others for alleged car snatching

Four corps members die in C-River

Two Nigerians arrested with drugs worth $33,300 in Bangkok

Imo govt to build seven new cities

NHRC asks Oshiomhole to halt execution of two inmates

Sacked NIMC staff storm NASS

15 Nigerian pilgrims die in S/Arabia

NEXIM boss visits Origin

Sack Oteh, Senate urges Jonathan

Prices of food iitems rise in Umuahia

Digital migration: African countries may not meet deadline

Silverbird, COSON settle out of court

Anambra PPA kicks against imposition of caretaker c’ttee chair

UK court asks Nigerian couple to keep stolen baby

Breaking News: Explosions, gunfire shake Potiskum

Apple may debut with Mini iPad next week

Food crisis: Lagos to get farm produce from neighbouring states

Unity Bank targets 5 states for third zonal draw

Lawmaker lauds Jonathan over Itsekiri ex-militants

Northern leaders’ ve failed – Northern Brotherhood

US Army general nominated to counter terrorism in Nigeria, others

Global smartphones crosses 1 billion

Drogba’s teammates refuse practice over salary

Tonto Dikeh releases 2 singles

MCSN sues NCC for N100m over rights abuse

Boko Haram: Nigeria, Niger agree on joint border patrols

NSE records N571bn foreign investment in 9 months

Obesity predisposes one to breast cancer, says expert

US offers $12m for Iran-based Al-Qaeda financiers

Senegal VP quits after riot

Chelsea’s Villas-Boas say I’m not out for revenge

Rotary harps on service to humanity, partnerships

Ondo: The facts and figures

Chelsea’s Cole fined for abusive tweet

Fawehinmi family endorses Mimiko’s re-election bid

Drogba’s teammates refuse to practices over salary

Those who’ll shape Ondo polls

NSE adds 3 banks’ stocks to Market Making progamme

DRCongo, Uganda Muslims banned from Mecca over Ebola epidemic

Judge’s absence stalls judgment on Jonathan’s eligibility in 2015

Sack Aruma Oteh now, Senate tells Jonathan

Fuel queues caused by misinformation, mischief – PENGASSAN

Aluu killings: Height of man inhumanity to man – Soyinka

Constitution Review: Govs set up 7- member C’tee

Retired policeman seeks dissolution of 42-year-old marriage

Court jails driver for reckless driving

Give us our takeoff grant, Unizik VC begs FG

2 docked for alleged conspiracy, theft An Abuja

Nigeria‘ll not attend World Cadet Challenge, says NTTF

Protest as N. Ireland’s first abortion clinic opens

Twitter blocks German neo-Nazi account

Citizens coverage: Report Ondo guber election

N10m job scam: EFCC docks trainer

Senate to Jonathan: Call your aides to order or…

Industrial unrest looms in aviation industry

Uniport Four: Suspects charged with conspiracy, murder

Two explosions damage church building in Bauchi

Jonathan heads to Niger, Mali on official visit

Declare state of emergency on health sector – Mark

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Still No Leaders

Chinua Achebe, Biafra and the travesties of war (2)

Commissioner’s kidnap: More knocks for Police in Rivers

You want President Jonathan to fail, Adokiye accuses NSC

Presidency 2015: Court determines Jonathan’s eligibility today

The intrigues and plots in Kogi House

Why NJC wants Salami back

Nigeria almost in anarchy – Alaafin

Journey of the Nomad: Nigeria to Ghana…

Weights, measures to be introduced across all sectors of the economy – FG

Senate petitioned over demolished 500-unit estate

Dickson signs N1.5bn supplementary bill into law to tackle flood

Stakeholders laud Jonathan on N426.53b education budget

14 killed in Jigawa flood

Much ado about Achebe on Awo (2)

Under a palliative Legislature

The Saudi humiliation and govt’s feeble rhetoric (2)

18 RECs to be used for election – Jega

It is the floods, even next time (2)

IG withdraws security from political office holders

Subsidy scam: Uba obtained more than 11 states’ allocation – Prosecution

Expert calls for enabling environment for young Nigerian entrepreneurs

It is not over yet for Sunshine – Adejube

Nigeria, Brazil, Russia slug it out in Dubai

Shippers Council declares interest on port regulation

Gunmen kidnap two pupils, demand N30m ransom

Pension fund hits N3trn

Two remanded in prison custody over N1.5bn subsidy scam

7 expatriates kidnapped in Bayelsa

Ebonyi House recalls former Speaker

Uduaghan urged to publish report on Uzere crisis

Edo govt urged to probe artist’s death

NFF wishes Rufai quick recovery

African athletics masters gear up for Nigeria 2013

NASU wants overage of 65 years retirement age expanded

Internal wrangling tears House committee on Pension apart

Man arrested in New York Fed bomb plot

Falcons off to Ghana

Aluu killing: Police dismiss Sergeant

Why Nigerians ‘re suffering amid plenty – Alile

Army arrests10 suspected economic saboteurs,

Humans are born greedy by nature, says Jonathan

Eid-el-Kabir holds Oct. 26

NAMA deploys Windows sever 2012 to reduce cost

Gov’s Cup: More Nigerians tumble out

Illegal varsity proprietor bags 5-yr jail term for impersonation, forgery

Explosion rocks Mubi

Senate passes Anti-Terrorism Bill

FG endorses cancellation of promotion exams for civil servants

Senegal appeal to CAF for leniency

Amnesty International staff on strike over redundancies

UNIPORT 4: 13 suspects charged with conspiracy, murder, lynching, and burning

Breaking news: Patience Jonathan arrives

Ondo Guber: ACN cautions INEC on accreditation of partisan groups

Mimiko hails Ondo people, alerts on oppositions’ antics on election day

6 Russians, 1 Estonian kidnapped off Nigeria

Gunfire, blasts in Potiskum

Chelsea Clinton’s daughter in Nigeria for child health initiative

Aluu Killings: Sack Rivers Police commissioner now, Rights group

Bin Laden driver’s conviction reversed by U.S. court

Gunmen abduct two school children in Calabar

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

It is the floods, even next time

2-yr-old baby, 5 others missing as flood sacks 10 Delta communities

The grudge war in the Northeast: Governors and elders

Frequency Licensing: NCC guided by provisions of Communications act – Ojobo

Uniport four: Different versions of why they were killed

Odumakin’s group should be de-accredited

UNIPORT Four: Suspects to appear in court today

Kidnapped Delta commissioner freed

NJC meets over Salami’s recall, appointment of CJs for 3 states

Rufai scare! Slumps, back to life

Appointments: Lobbyists besiege Edo Government House

Bakassi people sue FG

Hunger hits riverine communities as prices of food soar

Ex-mlitants donate N52.7m to victims in Niger Delta

Govt has failed Nigerians – Ahmadu Ali

Performance contract agreement will promote transparency – Johnson

The Saudi humiliation and govt’s feeble rhetoric

Withheld Premiums: Brokers challenge underwriters on documentary evidence

Alaafin condemns fisticuffs between Yoruba monarchs

Reps to summon Works Minister over road project

A soulless and drowning nation

World Poverty Day: Poverty worsens as flood renders 42 million Nigerians homeless

My friend, Kwankwanso doesn’t understand constitution making – Ekweremadu

How to make Nigerian constitution work, by Editors, others

Bloodbath as Tiv, Fulani clash in Benue

Budget 2013: Senate dumps FG’s oil benchmark, adopts $78 per barrel

FG to reap N197bn from PHCN privatisation

Igbo in Lagos urge caution over Achebe’s comments on Awo

Stockbroker docked over alleged N41m theft

Digital broadcasting: Can Nigeria meet the 2015 ITU deadline?

FG worried on use of dollars as 2nd currency in Nigeria

Osun shuts college over students’ protest

Kanu hails Golden Eaglets

Eagles not yet a finished job – Okpala

Fresh blasts, gunfire put residents under lockdown in Maiduguri

Police foil robbery in 2 banks

UNIPORT Killing: Police parade suspects

Kogi Assembly sacks Speaker

CNPP backs Fashola on traffic laws

How I was almost killed by Fulani herdsmen – Motorcyclist

Gov’s Cup: More Nigerians bow out

NUPENG rues slow pace of probe into students’ killings

Capital Oil boss, four others still unable to get bail

Women Arise: Odumakin hits Lai

Prezzo, Goldie take their love to US

Lagos suspends restriction of trucks’ movement

Skye Bank achieves 48% growth in Q3 profits

Food security challenges: Biotechnology to the rescue

Neimeth appoints Iwu, 2 others as Directors

UNIPORT Killing: Runaway kingpin, Coxson nabbed

Gelegele: Gov Oshiomhole should visit us – Obei

Acting Husband

Budget 2013: Senate dumps FG’s oil benchmark, adopts $78pb

Rivers commissioner kidnapped

Nigeria receives $42m from US global hunger and food security Initiative

JTF says it kills 24 terrorists after Maiduguri multiple blasts

2013 budget: Reps begin debate tomorrow

Death scare: Rufai responding to treatment, says brother

African finance ministers, Korean Govt. float new economic devt framework

Man throws wife into pit latrine in Ogun

N32.8bn pension scam: Again, court adjourns for ruling

Rep raises alarm over accidents’ rate at Ovia Bridge

FG pledges to widen broadband penetration

Rivers confirms abduction of Commissioner

We’ll disgrace you, Mimiko tells Tinubu

Tinubu launches final attack, says he’s different from Anenih

Mo Ibrahim 2012 Index of African Governance report

Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe stood strongly against secession – Ekweremadu

Monday, October 15, 2012

19 women allegedly raped in Benue IDPs’ camps

Nigerians’ 32m failing kidneys

2013 Budget: FERMA gets N10bn to patch roads

Court strikes out suit against Salami’s recall

Capital Oil boss, Ifeanyi Uba, to remain in custody

‘They’ should do something…. who are ‘they’? (2)

Keshi eyes Ameobi for Nations Cup

ALUU KILLINGS: Omukiri monarch, 20 other suspects arrested

Eagles may draw Ghana, Ivory Coast

Sack: Union issues 7-day ultimatum to ICCON Registrar

Gov’s Cup: Babalola, Lawal crash

Oritsejafor to FG: Declare affected areas disaster zones

Revenue allocation: Oil communities demand 13% derivation

BAKASSI: Tension as boundary demarcation begins

Flood: Experts blame FG for laxity

One dead, 3 injured at Ebonyi illegal mine site

Maternal and Child Health: Enhancing the lives of millions of Nigerians

Eagles have a long way to go – Kanu

Rights Abuse: Al-Mustapha asks NHRC to focus attention on judiciary, police

Govt’s money not lodged in Daniel’s account – Witness

WAGPCo loses $30m to pipeline damage, to resume operations soon

We must find killers of the UNIPORT four

Ondo guber: PDP is united to win – Lawal

Kia Optima, amazing transformation of a sedan

For Viemudu Igho: A tribute

Explosions, gunfire rock Maiduguri

Arowolo: Murdered banker was stabbed 76 times – Pathologist

Deported female pilgrims from Kano back in Saudi Arabia

Energy conservation: Eko PHCN launches energy saving bulbs

3 rescued children from Dana crash safe – Fashola

Lagos to impound rickety vehicles

Keshi celebrates Mikel

Stallion lands in Owerri

Maigari promises Eaglets special bonus

Pepsi hails Super Eagles

House Committee promises to salvage abandoned power projects

Multiple blasts, sporadic shooting rock Maiduguri

Canada condemns killing of Muslim worshippers in Kaduna

Weststar rolls out M-Benz, Jeep, Dodge models for Abuja Motors fair

Ugolor advocates law backing Public Defender Unit in Edo

Funding, bane of solid minerals development

Subsidy scam: Group calls for caution on Ubah’s prosecution

160 suspected members of1m boys gang arrested

Toyota named most valuable auto brand

Oke accuses LP of plans to rig poll

Ebonyi MWAN immunises 500 schoolgirls against cervical cancer

UNIPORT murders: Police IG confirms arrest of 4 key suspects

DN Meyer, FRSC sensitize Nigerians on new traffic Laws

Smoking may lead to cataracts in aging population – Experts

Museum devoted to music icon Fela Kuti inaugurated in Lagos

Why Ekiti teachers must take test – Fayemi

Nigeria-US Bi-National Commission and Nigeria Security Interests

Hodgson issues reality check to young players

Gunmen kidnap five aid workers, driver in Niger

Subsidy Scam: Integrated Oil refutes bribery allegation

I have lost two motorcycles to govt already – Cyclist

Police detonate bomb in Mina

UNIPORT FOUR: Victims not armed robbers – IGP

Famine looms in Delta – Uduaghan

Jonathan reassures flood victims of govt support

PENGASSAN demands end to use of casual workers in oil, gas industry

Ambali takes over as UNILORIN VC

Police unable to stop lynchings of students in Aluu

Pains caused by foot, ankle problems are not normal – Expert

No winner of 2012 Ibrahim African governance prize

Mimiko group accuses ACN of importing thugs, seeks security vigilance

Flood: NAIC begins assessment of claims by farmers

Man convicted of stealing television set

S/ Africa’s Dlamini-Zuma takes over AU top job

ACN chieftain warns against creation of state police

ACN accuses INEC of colluding with Ondo Labour Party

Politicians decries spate of kidnapping in Nigeria

FG will save 1m lives by 2015 – Pate

Killings of worshippers in Kaduna, reprisal attack – Defence Hqtrs

Sunday, October 14, 2012

No To Police Brutality

Flood: 53 babies born in Kogi, Enugu IDPs camps

Father, 2 kids among 20 killed in Kaduna attack

Okupe’s roar: Whose war?

UNIPORT Four: VC confirms Tekena as student

IFC disburses $13 million microfinance loans in 2012

JP Clark tasks govt on flood victims’ rehabilitation

Mortgage banker advocates 1% of crude oil revenue for social housing

My target is 1m hectares of farmland – Pelumi Aribisala

UN ‘ll assist Delta, Anambra flood victms, says Oma Djebah

Ex Yobe gov to Jonathan: Review N-East budget or face insurgency

‘No compromising on budget implementation, $80pb benchmark’

Amosun warns suspended Obas against insubordination

World Bank committed to long-term agric sustainability – Kim

NFF: Eagles ‘ll target Cup of Nations’ triumph

Concerns over monetary policy implications of 2013 Budget

Four farmers commit suicide over flood disaster in Kogi

We ‘ll be better in Conakry – Eaglets coach

The desperation against reform

This is catastrophe

Uchegbulam wants NSC to steer clear of Super Eagles

Appeal tribunal dismisses Oyo ACN candidate’s petition

FCT pre-qualifies 13 firms for land swap project

NIMN charges professionals on sustainable business, value creation

Eagles ‘ll be given adequate support for Afcon 2013 – Minister

Globalisation of floods: The start of hundred years of change in Nigeria

Four killed in blast, gun attacks in Maiduguri

UNIPORT FOUR: NANS blames killings on inadequate hostels

Kogi businessman donates N10m to flood victims

Gunmen attack Ghanaian in Maiduguri

IGP receives $620,000 subsidy scam video

ASUU blames FG for low rating of Nigerian varsities

Ex-Minister’s arrest: Cargo owner nabbed

Oshiomhole vows to restore integrity in public schools

Flood kills fisherman, sacks 200 orphans in Delta

FERMA gets marching orders on road rehabilitation

Flood: Time for operators to propagate importance of insurance

Economic crisis and change of European geopolitical power

Cameroon, Senegal crash out

Aregbesola, Okojie, the PDP and UNIOSUN medical students

Analysts forecast reduction in Nigeria’s inflation to 11.03%

Austrian daredevil jumps from edge of space

Austrian man in record-breaking jump from edge of space

Cashless Society: Glo calls for more telecoms involvement in regulation

Mother of twins commits suicide

Why PIB will enhance bankable petroleum industry transactions

Banks with weak corporate governance will lose customers – CBN

Mosque attackers dressed in police uniform, says resident

Fans urge Eagles to sustain performance

Budget: Sanusi, Okonjo-Iweala insists on 75$ oil price benchmark

Pre-paid meters ready for distribution – PHCN

Mosque attacks dressed in police uniforml, says resident

Rioting fans shame Senegal after Drogba brace

20 shot dead outside Kaduna mosque

Mimiko promises seaport, says project will serve South-West region

Group urges military involvement in relief measures

Nations Cup Qualifier : Rioting fans shame Senegal after Drogba brace

Mornach queries FG’s flood categorisation

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Arresting the Power of Darkness

Judicial ‘murders’and Nigerian politics – 2

AFCON 2013: How Eagles rout Liberia 6-1 to qualify

NASS to blame for non-full implementation of 2012 Budget – Presidency

Bakassi! The last days of betrayal of hope

Ango Abdullahi: ‘Why the North can’t trust Jonathan’

Water May Wipe Out Parts of S/West, S/South – Expert

Chinua Achebe: The lynch mob comes Out

2013 budget: Implementation, bench mark controversies

Plateau: Death toll in week of killings rises to 20

Okorocha to EFCC: I’m not afraid of being investigated

N-East Unity Forum: Govs snub Danjuma, Ciroma, others


Give & Take

Shaky foundations for a budget of consolidation

Methodist Church 170 years of impacting Nigeria for God

The case for atheism (3)

Jesus had no wife

The soul speaks

Why sustainable development eludes Nigeria – Minister

‘How Due Process has prevented leakages in Kebbi govt treasury’

UNIPORT FOUR: How efforts to save my son were aborted – Llyod’s mum

‘I lost all during my 13 years in prison on false robbery charge’

Reform is tough but no alternative – Okonjo-Iweala

Igbo in Lagos warned against illegal Igwes

Jonathan talks tough on Ondo guber poll: We won’t condone thuggery, violence

Eagles deserve victory – Liberia’s coach

Opposition parties to Jonathan: Aides misleading you

Commissioner fingered in NCC crisis

Aboh kingdom seeks govt attention for flood victims

FG, States, LGs share N574.402bn

UNIPORT FOUR: My son’s book on faith consoles me – Llyod’s mum

Commotion in court … as policeman loses custody of children

Ondo guber: How Mimiko, Akeredolu, Oke stand

Ahead of Oct. 20 poll … 2007 election re-echoes in Ondo

Kidnapped Osun speaker’s wife rescued… Two abductors killed in gun battle

Pastor dragged to court over alleged assault, pornography

Abduction on wedding day: Bridegroom returns from kidnappers den five days after

Flood: Danger looms in Lagos, Ogun – Dr Omigbodun

Eagles qualify for Nations Cup, beat Liberia 6-1

Widows need all the help they can get – Efeturi, founder, Rehoboth Ministry

Super Eagles 4 Liberia 0

China exports jump but weakness seen ahead

AFCON 2013: Can Eagles fly over Lone Star today?

Anti-IMF activists stage rally in Tokyo

Cleric, one other arrested for alleged N9m fraud in C-River

Friday, October 12, 2012

International donors to assist Nigeria – Jonathan

Achebe is bias against Yorubas – Pa Fasoranti

Bayelsa Govt rescues 120 years old woman

State of nation: Petinrin warns against coup

J’odie: The African Woman

Why I married my Oyinbo husband – Ashionye

Policing Edo requires knowledge of interior communities – Balogun, Edo CP

Achebe vs Awo: It’s sad and distressing – Ayo Adebanjo

Constitution Review: Adoke calls for devolution of powers, backs state creation

President Jonathan visits Bayelsa, Anambra flood victims

How Boko Haram started – Gov Aliyu

2,500 displaced Bakassi fishermen protest in Calabar

Mindless killing at University of Maiduguri

FG’s N17.6B flood relief fund won’t meet needs of victims – Ex-lawmaker

EFCC traces N1bn property to former Bayelsa gov

Black Friday: FCTA demolition exercise kills 20-year sales girl

Ogun Police arrest two highway robbers, recover arms

Relief Fund: Senator wants FG to accord Lagos category A status

Jacob’s Cross takes last shot on AfricaMagic

Questions Achebe must answer – Fasehun

Man arrested for duping hospital patients in Lafia

Awolowo believes in one Nigeria – Shettima

The many lies about Nuella Njubigbo

There Was A Country : Achebe’s journey in time…

Civil War: We’ve no cause to regret what we did – Gowon

Awolowo, Achebe controversy unnecessary – Ndigbo Lagos

D’banj denies Illuminati affiliation

Airtel urges youths to build on friendship for success

Mimiko accuses ACN of plans to implicate LP members

International groups urge Francophone nations to fight AIDS

Ronaldo should win Ballon d’Or – Mourinho

Berlusconi ready to sell 30% of AC Milan to Qatar

The story of Ibrahim and Kaaba

Osun PDP denies involvement in Speaker’s wife’s kidnap

Stanley Greene, 28 others for Lagos photo festival

Thursday, October 11, 2012

AMCON to sell nationalised banks in 2014

Court threatens to commit GOC to prison

Reps move to re-introduce toll gates on highways

Bakassi: ACN accuses Jonathan of double standard

Shell on trial in Netherlands over pollution in Nigeria

Ikomi resigns as Keystone Bank CEO

We’ll shed blood to beat Liberia – Enyeama vows

AFN’s Coaches Forum/Clinic Holds Oct. 18 in Lagos

Kanu joins Eagles

Mikel: We’ll beat Liberia silly

BUDGET 2013: Presidency vs NASS: NASS playing to the gallery – Okupe *Know your limits, Mark

Early kick off for Eaglets

We’ll break Nigerian hearts tomorrow!

DPR seals MRS, OBAT, ASCON depots

Top NCC executive blamed for frequency crisis

Subsidy fraud: Court remands Capital Oil MD, Uba; Matrix MD, 7 others

Aggrieved tanker drivers barricade Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Multi-million naira building materials lost in fire

Ogun State awards N100bn roads contract

Warring Obas: Gov. Amosun in dilemma over report

Budget 2013: Experts pick holes, emphasize close monitoring

Kidnapped Delta Commissioner: Gunmen increase ransom to N100m

Why Nigerians are suffering amid plenty – Alile

Why not? You can now use computers in bed

Tricycle operators protest alleged illegal collection of levies in Ebonyi

PDP reads riot act to members ahead Jonathan’s visit

Flood relief fund

Here they come again: The jingoists, the cynics and the sadists

Gelegele: A sore in our democracy

Amstel Malta Showtime ends in Lagos with a bang

Mimiko accuses Agagu of plotting to arrest LP members

2015: Why South-South wants Jonathan – Sen Owie

New chainless e-bike berths

Jonathan urged to declare state of emergency over flood disaster

Deepening Democracy in National Interest and for Posterity

The PDP Curse: Crisis is natural

ACN to give fake dollars as vote bribe – Mimiko * It’s an insult on Ondo people – Akeredolu

Ondo Election: PSC to deploy 832 observers

Mother, 16-yr-old daughter drown as flood submerges farms in Anambra

Reps summon Lebanese over abandoned Jigawa road project

UNIPORT killing: Victims’ parents ask IG to take over investigation

Buy me a car or forget wedding, says bride

Ronney expecting another child

Rooney vows to make up for England woes

 Dortmund boss irritated by Bayern comparisons

Pregnant woman swallows toothbrush

Station manager docked for allegedly stealing

ICPC reads riot act to frivolous petitioners

UNIPORT killing: Bring culprits to justice – ACN

Nigeria needs a space law centre, says space scientist

2 poems written by customs officer turned into music in America

UNIPORT killing: Council boss condemns burning of houses

Optometrists says 90% of people with down syndrome suffer eye diseases

Health workers decry worsening healthcare delivery

UN Secretary-General commends Nigeria, Cameroon on Bakassi

The case for eight years for Jonathan – Sen Owie

BUDGET: Crude oil benchmark, production

Best is yet to come says Ibrahimovic

Four Nigerian farmers sue Shell

Economic losses from natural disasters amount to $3.5trn – World Bank

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Justice for UNIPORT four

Flood: NMA urges quick intervention to avert outbreak of epidemic

Keshi unruffled by Yobo miss

Lamentations of flood victims in Delta

Mikel arrives camp

Return our silver, get your gold, IOC tells Nigeria

Police arrest 20 over assassination of Enugu monarch

As immunity begets immunity

FG approves top 25 world varsities for scholarship candidates

KWARA: Fresh charge to public officials

Gunmen kill 14 in renewed attack on Plateau

4,000 Nigerians in Turkey prisons – IG

Judge stops witness’recall at Akingbola’s trial

Bakassi: NBA dissociates self from FG’s position

Antigraft war: How far can ICPC’s preventive initiative go?

Kidnapped Osun State Speaker’s wife incommunicado

Furore over stalemated Federal Gas Poly, Bonny

Nigeria must diversify from Oil – Etienam

Efik, S-Cameroon to form republic

Delta Commissioner’s kidnap, inside job – Police

Don’t wait for job, create one, says Adeboye

Abia varsity shut over students’ protest

ACF, Ohanaeze hold crucial talks in Enugu, insist on national unity

Police arrest notorious terrorist in Delta

Why lose sleep over Liberia – Ndubuoke

Chinua Achebe, Biafra and the travesties of war

EFCC re-arraigns, Arisekola’s son, others over subsidy scam

10 feared dead over flood disaster in Anambra

French education will reduce unemployment in Nigeria

Court restrains IG, others from arresting lawyer

Flood: Cleric accuses FG of fire brigade approach

Flood wreaks havoc on Itsekiri communities in Delta

Lagos tackles mental illness in residents

Fuel Scam: Capital Oil boss, Ifeanyi Uba detained over 24 hours

Oyo ACN backs Ajimobi over N50bn loan

Ondo clarifies involvement in tractor contract

FIFA to limit number of empty seats in 2014 World Cup

SON plans efficiency skills for CEOs

‘Waste-for-Food’ initiative for wealth creation, not scavenging – LAWMA

Appetite for Breastfeed

We need help, bomb attack victims cry out

PDP commends Jonathan’s actions on flooding

Commonwealth advocates debt relief for ‘small, vulnerable members’

Obudu LOC retains $50,000 top prize for winners

Bankole proffers solution to leadership crises

Nigerians need financial intelligence to overcome recession – Olumide

Two schools to represent Nigeria in World Robotic Olympiad in Malaysia

Yobo blow for Eagles!, Keshi confirms skipper’s injury

Reps applaud Jonathan’s priority attention for women

High fees spark off riot in UNN

Jonathan begins tour of flood ravaged States on Thursday

Mubi Massacre: Students cautioned against social vices

Uniport Killings

Michelle Obama more popular than president, Ann Romney

Nigeria offers highest returns on investments – Aganga

How Nigeria can avert looming anarchy – Osakwe

UNIPORT 4: NANS seeks justice

Reps applauds Jonathan’s priority attention for women

JTF arrest eight ‘Islamist’ gunmen over police killings

Abandoned Roads: Reps threaten Minister with summon

Soldiers arrest fake army major in Warri

How to resolve leadership crises in Africa – Bankole

Uniport murder: Omuokiri-Aluu monarch, 10 others charged to court

Patch your leaking houses, Mimiko counsels ACN

Mo Ibrahim launches 2012 Index of African Governance

Jonathan presents 2013 budget

Privatization must be handled with caution – Reps

Camry, Corolla among 72.3m vehicles to be recalled by Toyota  globally

Awolowo and Achebe’s Tale Of Fantasy, by Fani-Kayode

Tooth scaling, polishing will prevent teeth falling off 

INEC strategises ahead of 2015 election

Traditional ruler assassinated in Enugu

Italy Catholic Church to pay tax from 2013

Fela’s daughter tasks women on children’s upbringIng

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

CBN recovers N5bn illegal charges on depositors’ funds from banks

For 2015 to be different

UNIPORT FOUR: Drama, intrigues around their brutal murder

Lagos destroys over 3,000 impounded motorcycles

How Police arrest two bank drivers who belong to robbery gang

Protesting undergraduates pelt Aregbesola, deputy over bursary

Mubi killings: Police nab alleged masterminds

Fuel scam: Capital Oil boss, Ifeanyi Uba arrested, quizzed

Heads of unity schools dare FG over transfer

Budget presentation: NASS waits on Jonathan

Oshiomhole fires 20 teachers in Edo for absenteeism

2013 budget: Reps okay $80 per barrel crude oil benchmark

At Mbutu Mbaise, rebranded Imo PDP reveals new strengths

Waiting for the First Lady

Call for the resignation and trial of Adoke

Mixed blessings of a voluntary health insurance scheme

VoguePay thinks SMEs, points way for CBN

Apologise to Ndigbo, Enugu monarch tells Kwankwanso

Lone Star keep NFF in the dark

MAPOLY absolves Rector, others in N100 million fraud

‘Third Mainland Bridge repair for completion this month’

ACN accuses LP of unleashing violence at rally

The Mubi massacre and the change of military guards

Eight subsidy fraud suspects granted bail on stringent conditions

Goalkeeper headache for Eagles

National Security: What editors’ confab couldn’t achieve

Contractors storm Ministry of Police Affairs over N7.2bn debt

UNIPORT: My son is innocent – Father of slain victim

Igbo monarch hunts dubious subjects in Lagos

Ihiala LG deputy chairman kidnapped

Biafran group defends Achebe on Awolowo

Police detain NPL stars over murder

Council recovers 11 vehicles from ex-officials

Rep scores power sector high on service delivery

“Losing is not an option Lone Star”

US consulate remodels for quality Visa Services

Anambra signs MoU with DFID

Army denies rampage, killing civilians after attack

Global recession risk rises, says IMF

CBN mops up N91.3bn with treasury bills

Monarch shot dead in Enugu

Jonathan decries N1bn spent daily on importation of rice

African U-17 Qualifier: Guinea storm Nigeria on Friday

Fuel Subsidy scam: Capital Oil boss, Ifeanyi Uba arrested

End of the road for ‘one million boys’ robbery gang

Benue House Majority Leader attacked

FG blames Mubi massacre on school authorities

B-r-e-a-k-i-n-g N-e-w-s: Uniport shut down as students set Omuokiri-Aluu ablaze

Winners of INDIAFRICA Business Venture emerge

It is too early to condemn Jonathan – Erhuero

Council crisis: Why we back Okorocha – Imo Speaker

Achebe needs cure from Awophobia – Adebanjo

Nigeria to fly African flag at global CyberLympics

Parent of murdered Port Harcourt student petitions Mark

       Ghana court to rule on Argentine warship seizure Thursday

Mass defection looms in Adamawa PDP – Stakeholders

Jonathan to present 2013 budget to NASS on Wednesday

Atuche’s trial stalled again over allegation of threats by EFCC witness 

Ondo: Mimiko ‘ll win election, says Nwanyanwu, LP chair

ACN berates video clip of Jonathan’s visit to wife

Flood : Bayelsa closes schools

Crisis in Ondo Education: You are confused, MCO tells Oke

Jonathan pledges $110m to floods victims

Monday, October 08, 2012

Abubakar urges citizens to report criminals to security agencies

Jonathan and the House: A truce or what?

Cameroon moves to take possession of Bakassi Peninsula with heavy security

Tears as CDS hands over to CNS

NASS may clash with Presidency again over budget

Keshi insists on today’s deadline

Flood victims opt for rehabilitation camps

Police brutality: Court awards journalist N100m damages

Ceding allocation power to oil unions: Senate carpets Petroleum Minister

Bakassi: Confusion as Jonathan addresses nation today

BAKASSI GONE TO CAMEROON: We won’t appeal ICJ’s judgment – FG

Two drown, 8,000 dislodged as flood ravages Imo communities

To Our Teachers

Friends, Vanguard bid Ogbonnaya Amadi farewell

Reps to probe Adoke over Justice Ministry’s budgetary allocation

Flood sacks 100 communities in Rivers

I don’t blow my trumpet – Gov Orji

Radioactive material users, NNRA on warpath over charges

Minister lauds Jonathan on labour-friendly policies

Lawmakers to FG: Pay priority attention to failed federal roads

Moribund Sunborn Yacht Hotel sets sail soon

FG approves 25 top varsites for 101 presidential scholarships

Ekiti teachers shun govt’s competency test

Coastal Erosion: Stakeholders fault development of Eko Atlantic

NBC threatens to suspend Adaba FM, Ondo Radio-vision licences

Lagos warns unauthorised traffic law enforcers

NCDs: Nutritionists provide soft landing for soft drinks, beverages

Oshiomhole asks Tribunal to dismiss Airhiavbere’s petition

Drama as hoodlums chase PDP members away from party Secretariat

Walcott will remain with Arsenal – Wenger

Fuel fraud: EFCC to arraign four more suspects

Lone Star charter plane for Eagles

One-third of companies’ profit in Nigeria eroded by taxation – Report

Healthy behaviour, key to heart disease prevention – ACPN

Court dismisses FinBank’s objection over N670m Lagos suit

Blast kills Army Lieutenant, 31 others in Maiduguri

Succour for amputees as FECOT graduates 37 prosthetists, othotists

Architects tasked on retraining, skill acquisition

Unclaimed voters’ cards: INEC hands staff to police

Understanding breast cancer and its stages

Nigeria very important to Volvo says SMT boss

More firms identify with Abuja Motor show

Oxfam steps up campaign to end land grabs

Nigeria-US Bi-National Commission and Nigeria Security Interests: How to Make the Commission A Win-win Project (3)

Ajegunle-Ilo health centre remains stagnant 10years after

Nigeria, Saudi authorities end row over female pilgrims

Food sufficiency: Dizengoff to boost Nigeria’s agric production

Stand up and be counted, Keshi tells Eagles

Mimiko taunts ACN on Ribadu, says you are no democrats

I’ve practicalised governance – Mimiko

Resolve A-Ibom, Abia boundary issues, Ekere urges NBC

Nigerian varsities missing from top 400 rankings

Uniport killings: VC declares 7 days mourning

I’ve faith in the Armed Forces – Jonathan

Abia govt tasks monarchs on pipeline vandalisation

World Bank targets $31bn foreign investment inflow to Africa

Foundation makes case for free heart checks in hospitals

Sokoto Poly expels 77 students for exam malpractices

Teachers give states January ultimatum over TSS

DESOPADEC: Delta councils task Uduaghan on accessible reps

Community Pharmacists decry high incidence of heart diseases in Nigeria

Oke berates Mimiko over education crisis

Kuku, Mimiko bicker over alleged re-arming of ex-militants

Stop functioning as APGA Chairman, Court orders Umeh

Scientists worry over health ‘hazard’ of mammography

Tribute to H.U.B Kagha

Yaounde and Maroua declarations in conflict with Anglo-German agreement

Many killed as JTF soldiers shoot indiscriminately

Lagos Traffic Law: Lagos Okada riders protest again

Super Eagles players in Calabar ahead qualifier

Chidi Mokeme returns as Gulder Ultimate Search host

Bomb blast targets soldiers in Maiduguri

PIB a key test on transparency – Britain

Transport operator defrauds TUC of N11m

Ibru raises alarm over 12% Monetary Policy Rate

Asset custodians to partner SEC, NSE on market automation

Two soldiers injured as bomb blast rocks Maiduguri

Martins scores another winner in Spain

2 men receive 8 strokes each for concealing stolen property

Ondo Poll: Call Kuku to order, Mimiko tells Presidency

Over 1,000 Kogi flood victims take refuge in Edo

Nigerian football is sick, says Maigari

Ferguson believes United ready to pile pressure on Chelsea

Gunmen kill Chinese worker in Borno

Ogbonna Amadi: Final journey begins

2015: Kwara, its changing political environment

Sunday, October 07, 2012

British govt handed over Bakassi to Nigeria at independence

Ondo – INEC’s next cchool

Bakassi: Nigeria should collaborate with Southern Cameroon to create new state – Falana

The little proxy war in Lagos

Government agencies express fear over powers granted NHRC

Motorists, commuters stranded on failed Enugu-PH Expressway

CAN condemns Mubi massacre

Cautious optimism as monetary tightening buoys Q3 economic performance

Kidnapped 4-yr-old girl released in Ebonyi

Adeboye commends Lagos CJ for freeing 233 prisoners

Enyeama, Ejide hit camp today

Ilaro Christian monarch to be represented during traditional festivals

Lagos govt clarifies permitted car number-plates

Police recover bodies of murdered NNPC engineers

Achebe on Awo: Igbo, Yoruba leaders in ‘verbal warfare’

52 years after independence, public education remains in shambles

Reps blame failure in MDGs on FG

Gambo Jimeta’s home truth for NEF

Jimeta flays northern leaders over Jonathan

Robbers invade flood victims’ camp in Anambra

AS DEADLINE EXPIRES in 48 hours: Imoke asks FG to push appeal on Bakassi

Service chiefs: How Boko Haram influenced changes

CAF Champions League, Sunshine Stars and the tragedy of Nigerian football

FBN Heritage Fund to reward investors, records 13.1% growth

Estate surveyors urged to imbibe ethical practices

Mortgage system in Nigeria works only on paper – Bode Adediji

Dangote donates N430m to flood victims, women in Kogi

House C’ttee condemns NDLEA’s poor funding

2 killed as gunmen open fire in Zaria pub

Teachers warn against possible education collapse

Ogun PDP faction threatens court action against CP

Senator’s driver arraigned for manslaughter

Senate Leader loses dad

Bakassi border issue: Demarche, update

Suffocation: Emekuku seven buried in one grave

Suspected assassins kill ex-LG boss in Akwa Ibom

Flood sacks road linking Jonathan’s hometown

CMA to showcase opportunities in Nigeria’s capital market

Murder of Uniport students: Chief, 12 others arrested

Nigerian insurance market leaders front for international insurers – Report

Lagos inugurates 13-man Primary Health Board

Prestige Assurance eyes opportunity in power sector reforms

Messi, Ronaldo ensure Clasico draw

FG committed to Festac Town restoration – Minister

ACN, PDP ‘self-help’ threat dangerous, says Mimiko Campaign Organisation

JTF kill more Islamists in gun battle

Cogniko now in Nigeria, introduces new marketing tool

Enterprise Bank’s staff protest, disrupts operation

EPL: United crush Newcastle, Liverpool held by Stoke

JTF kill four suspected terrorist in Yobe

Old generation writers better than the present – Chris Anyokwu

If you’ve faith devt’s possible, Maku tells Nigerians in US

Police recover bodies of NNPC engineers killed on Sept. 8

3 Nigerian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

Shell to shut down Afam power station

Plateau: Wife wins late husband’s assembly seat

Ondo poll: Mimiko blasts Tinubu, Agagu

BAKASSI: Why Nigeria can’t appeal the ICJ verdict – Robert Clarke

ACN denies plot to ‘import’ thugs for Ondo guber election

Saturday, October 06, 2012

20 wedding guests killed in auto crash

Money laundering in the churches

Awolowo to Achebe: We are disappointed

Children in a Petrie dish

Why some Northern leaders are traitors, by Ango Abdullahi (1)

I want to develop a working system for Nigeria’s sports – Abdullahi

Erosion: UNIBEN may be cut off

Bakassi! ’How Obasanjo deceived us’

Light Rail:  ’Our plan to move Lagosians around with ease by 2014’

RAGE OF NATURE: Flood ravages communities across Nigeria

North, South dichotomy is slowing Nigeria down – Gov. Shema

‘No constituency projects implemented in S-South’

Flying Eagles’ll prevail over S/Africa, Maigari assures Nigerians

Groom abducted during wedding

As Bakassi goes in 48 hrs, AGF stalls on appeal to ICJ

N351m drugs hidden in balls intercepted at Lagos airport

2015: Yar’Adua, Atiku structure, bounces back, plans to build bridges

Keshi, Atlanta gold medalists to honour Oritsejafor

Beating Officers

Church mourns VC

Lease of life for Abia, Abuja communities

The case for atheism (2)

Osaile appeals to VP to call Jagal/AIS to order

NAFDAC approves 2 wipes, products launched in Lagos

I repeat, we all stand before history – Ken Saro-Wiwa

Lagos Half Marathon demise haunts AFN officials

Reaching deep down

CBN gives succour to the disabled

Three set ablaze in Rivers for robbery

Ex-militant leader rallies support for Mimiko

Walcott emerges hero as Arsenal beat West Ham 3-1

Latest Premiership results

Keshi backs Mikel, Moses, Utaka for CAF awards

‘My hubby disowned me for giving birth to baby girl’

My husband is a thief, wife tells court

Boxing: Obisia, Okorodudu, Nana, get Festival assignment

Drama as lawyer threatens journalists over divorce case

Chelsea extend lead at top, City sink Sunderland

Gift Andy says felt like killing myself after losing to France

Women defy rain to vote in Plateau North by-election

Bomb blast kills woman in Jalingo

Once Upon a Time in Africa

Saro-Wiwa critiques Achebe’s There Was a Country

Mimiko accuses ACN of plan to ‘import’ Tokyo for Ondo poll

FERMA gets marching order to fix portholes on highways

MASSOB suffers set back as members join another group

Attack on Awo: Has Achebe gone too far?

Obi of Onitsha urges govt strategies on flooding

Zamfara govt to assist widows get married

Flamingoes return from World Cup

Cynthia Osokogu laid to rest in Agbor

Police investigate N78m fraud against Bayelsa House

US, Oando sign agreement on energy distribution

Friday, October 05, 2012

Abdullahi dissects problems of Nigerian sports

Anambra worst hit by flood -Presidential team

Oyo State: Over 100 lose their lives

Lagos State: Victims count losses

Navy hunt for kidnappers 

Bayelsa State: Flood ravages Bayelsa cummunities

Niger State: Rain of tears rages in Minna

Unless assistance comes, we’re ruined forever – Anambra flood victims

Appointment of new service chiefs: 12 Army, Airforce generals to be retired soon

This gang up against Governor Mimiko

Obinna Uzoh gives Anambra flood victims succour, donates relief materials

AGN: Sheathe your sword, Ibinabo urges warring parties

Fuel Subsidy Scam: EFCC arraigns 13 suspects

How we hijack cargoes, by sea robbers

Mubi Massacre: Was it cultism or terrorism attack?

No one will build Nigeria for us except we Nigerians – Daniel Nwodi

Two armed robbers shot dead in Delta

the waning glories of nafdac

I’m on revenge mission, says suspect who drugs, robs women

Confusion, protests as a prominent Yola bizman dies in police custody

Kidnapped Delta com’s whereabouts unknown 6 days after

Don’t give room for rigging, group tells voters

Police substitute charges against Cynthia’s suspected killers

Bakassi Appeal: Top govt officials move to defy Jonathan

Champions League: Al Ahly don’t scare us – Sunshine skipper

Go for goals, Howard charges F/Eagles

Benue State: Makurdi flood victims recount their experiences and pains

Robbers invade Kogi’s NUJ, cart away money

I also knew Major Akinyemi:a tribute

EFCC arrest MAPOLY Staff over N.1bn fraud

Akwa Ibom ends coaching course

Reward revocation: Ex 3SC boss writes Gov Ajimobi

A paucity of good men

Oboli, Tonto and Chika Ike battle for Afro-Hollywood Best Actress award

A woman is never complete without a good hair – Ebube Nwagbo

Woman delivers baby girl at relief camp

Wild flood tears communities apart in Delta

Winning MTN Project Fame is a dream come true – Ayo

Mata, Wembach to grace Nkwocha’s Testimonial

Osanebi distributes relief items to flood victims

Teachers raise alarm over dilapidated condition of schools

Farmers lose crops worth N400m to flood in Kogi

Ughelli North disowns DESOPADEC representative

Flooding caused by dredging of River Niger without environmental impact assessment – Evah

Oil Subsidy scam: 13 oil marketers arraigned in Lagos

PDP crisis: Obasanjo’s faction takes over Ogun secretariat

Rivers State: Flood disaster forces farmers into premature harvest

Farmer,19, in court for alleged armed robbery

Sokoto State: Sokoto commits N47m for flood victims

Tonto Dike goes gaga on Twitter, set to release album

Bin Laden movie to premiere in US ahead of election

More tributes as Amadi, former Vanguard Entertainment editor goes home

Illegal bunkering: JTF arrest 20 Ghanaians, 6 Nigerians

Protest rocks Abeokuta as govt mull over monarch’s removal

Reps assure Army of more funds

Adesina moved by devastation caused by floods

Rare meningitis kills five in U.S

CAC Pastor seeks end to 32-year-old marriage

Awolowo: Babatope tackles Achebe

Illegal bunkerin: JTF arrest 20 Ghanaians, 6 Nigerians

Protest rocks Abeokuta as govt. mull monarch’s removal

Constitution: Aliyu seeks removal of indigene, non-indigene dichotomy

One killed as S/Africa police, miners clash

Tight security for French “clasico”

Three Kenyans win right to sue Britain for colonial-era damages

Bomb explosion kills three in Jalingo bar

AGF’s absence stalls Reps’ probe of OPL 245 transaction

Mikel Obi floats record label

Flood: Man, wife, 2 children die in boat accident

Trade between Nigeria, Brazil hits N1.5trn

Explosion rocks Zaria hotel, injures 10

My Oga is the father of my baby, 15-yr-old girl tells court

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Mahram: Who gets the blame?

Flood sacks 7,000 in Delta

Ship captain, crew members charged for alleged illegal oil bunkering

Flood: C-River spends N2bn on channel drain

Tax defaulters in Edo risk jail term

Ekiti increases elderly social security beneficiaries

Teachers seek own federal service commission

Flood sacks Anambra East/West, renders 1000 homeless

Bayelsa, FG pledge succour to flooded communities

Infrastructural devt: Jonathan pledges more funds for varsities

Akala suggests community not state police

Farm cities: Mimiko promises improved budgetary allocation

Nigeria needs accountable leaders – Cleric

Olu of Warri charges Uduaghan on project completion

Senate begins constitution amendment

Bakassi: Jonathan orders review of ICJ ruling

Lagbaja unmasked!

We must guard our unity jealously – Ex-Gov Fasanya

We’ve deviated from the vision of our founding fathers – EK Clark

Every part of my body is sexy

Union Bank targets top five position in banking sector

The last 52 years and after

Mimiko restates commitment to tackle poverty

Ondo guber: ACN wants CP redeployed

N10.6bn subsidy scam: EFCC arraigns 10 more suspects

BAKASSI: UN should organise a plebiscite

515 pilgrims depart Lagos for Mecca

PENGASSAN vows to support PPMC over missing workers

Constitution review – A chance to be heard

UN blames improper planning for ravaging flood

Island dispute: Chinese banks pull out of World Bank/IMF

Etiquette of visiting Madinah

Lead us into temptation Oh Galaxy Note 10.1!

RIM comes to town ahead of BB10 launch

Mo Easy drops Ko Soro

Behold the robot cleaner:… as LG releases independent hot-bot vacuum cleaner

Nigar Raw floats records label

Gov’s Cup Futures 1 serves off October 15

Well spoken

Why Delta is hosting sports summit – Pinnick

Okah gave instructions for Oct 1, bombing – WITNESS

NHF expresses worry over rising cases of heart diseases

CBN directs banks to accept voters’ card for identification

Banks increase capital holdings by $265bn to meet new EU rules

40 PhD students get N12m in Delta

Navy, kidnappers in gun battle

Airtel Bags CIPM award

Tribunal declares PDP’s Obanikoro winner of Lagos LG poll

Obudu LOC unveils new route for 2012 race

5 private varsity students in $27,000 fraud

Health Mission provides succour for 11 indigent patients

Insecurity: Hold states, local governments responsible – Shagaya

Soon Nigerians will no longer accept excuses – Daniel

Global crisis to last 10 years – IMF Economist

MDGS: Nigeria adopts Brazilian model for poverty reduction

Obuh confident of victory over Amajita

How the military destroyed Nigeria – Eya

“Violence is not in the tradition of the Prophet”

FirstRand to invest N39.5bn in Nigeria’s real estate sector

Imoke Commends Airtel for adopting rural school

NITEL workers protest non-payment of 10 months salary arrears

Mubi Massacre: Masterminds must be punished – PDP chairman

France beat Flamingoes in Penalty Shoot Out

Facebook hits 1billion users

DCR-SX22 -Sony’s new SD handycam cuts the bug

Make, Create, Innovate: New tech inventions programme debuts on CNN

Agric International Summit & Fair 2012

Jonathan appoints new service chiefs

Kickboxing federation urges support from all arms of govt

Court dismisses Clifford Orji’s suit

Tennis: 55 countries jostle for honours at Governor’s Cup

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria 0 France 0 @ Half-time

Robbery suspect caught among Police recruits

Mimiko blames ACN for alleged death of Labour Party member in Ondo

“It is a fallacy to link Mubi massacre to students”

Mo Ibrahim Special Award for Desmond Tutu

FIFA seeks to have Nigerian referees – Instructor

18 school children buried in landslide

Tertiary Education Trust Fund: House seeks further explanation

Jonathan ready to contest ICJ judgment on Bakassi

Independence Day Speech claims: ACN blasts Presidency over blame on media

Facebook to allow users to highlight posts for fee

‘No evidence’ Mubi massacre tied to campus vote – Deputy Registrar

UN chief demands Darfur killing probe

Boko Haram: Abati, Okupe differ on establishment of new battalion

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Flood: Food crisis imminent in Nigeria – Cassava growers

Of nostalgia and punishing reality

Eagles don’t need Dollars to beat Lone Star – Keshi

Man rapes 12-yr-old girl in Ebonyi

Another Mubi massacre

Aftermath of Delta flood: Gov, others cry for help

President to present 2013 budget, October 11

We ‘ll sanitize our armed forces – Jonathan

Patience Jonathan leaves German hospital, checks into hotel

Nigeria’s Foreign reserve rises to $41.3bn

2 policemen, another killed as robbers attack bank in Oyo

Flamingoes attack France, Kick-off 4 p.m.

INEC’s broke, can’t pay salary – Jega

2013 budget: Sanusi faults review of crude oil benchmark

Fuel subsidy: Oil firm’s top management arraigned for alleged bribe

Community sues commissioner, monarch over election

ERA accuses multinational oil coys of tax evasion

Fashola approves statewide motor-parks construction, upgrade

Man jailed 28 years for conspiracy, robbery

Forex: CBN lists documentation requirements for BDCs

Delta monarch drowns in flood, as 120 more communities submerged

Osun PDP accuses Aregbesola of financing Ondo election

’16 fuel-laden ships waiting to berth at Lagos ports’

Amosun laments economic loss from Arepo vandalism

Outrage trails Mubi massacre; It’s tragic, sad, barbaric, shocking -Jonathan

Fashola, Utomi call for entrepreneurship education in curriculum

Ondo guber poll: Tinubu warns against rigging, violence

Policy incoherence and inconsistencies

We ‘re facing the consequences of leaving the path of sanity – Ciroma

Cynthia: Court wants all suspects produced

Tribunal upholds Uba’s election

Flood renders 800 homeless in Rivers

Eagles tumble in FIFA Rankings

Daniel re-emerges leader as Ogun PDP reconciles

Varsity dons, IGP call for national DNA database

Police arrests ‘many’ after Mubi massacre

Sunshine positive on beating Al Ahly

Nestlé loses legal battle against Cadbury

Amaechi tasks FG, N’Assembly on flood in N-Delta

Flood: NMA warns of looming epidemic

4 Nigerian peacekeepers killed in Darfur

FG to immortalise Azikiwe, approves N1.4bn for mausoleum

Experts raise alarm over uncontrolled pollution on waterways

Delta lawmaker makes case for flood victims

INEC is broke, can’t pay salary, says Jega

Why we introduced Chinese language in public schools – Fashola

Oracle unveils expanded cloud services portfolio

Ten Nigerians get ESSO/NNPC Int’l PG Scholarships

NLC no longer serves interests of Nigerians – NASU

Pilgrims: ‘ Immigration will be blamed for any further deportation’

FG approves N1.5bn for Zik’s Mausoleum

Minister advocates promotion of indigenous languages

Dana Air begins test flight

BAKASSI: Boundary law places Peninsula in Nigeria

Climate change: Deflooding and desilting Delta’s coastal communities

Maigari calls for unity among soccer stakeholders

Three killed as robbers attack banks in Iseyin

Independence bombing: Court reserves Nov. 12 for addresses

Scientists develop new Nigerian cassava

Couple nabbed with Indian Hemp worth N3.2m

Scientists develops new Nigerian cassava

Drama as bandits order housewives to prepare dish during robbery

FG to engage 1,500 workers in irrigation project

ACN threatens to stop Kaduna LG polls

Man rapes 12 yr-old girl, lures her with an apple

Adamawa massacre: Fish out killers, Jonathan orders security agencies

Zimbabwe court grants Mugabe’s wish, postpone election

Lottery commission seeks law against unsolicited telemarketing

Mubi Massacre: Soldiers search house-to-house for suspects

300,000 policemen inadequate for 160m people, says Arunsi

Mubi massacre: One killing too many

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

After worst flood …

Nigeria debt profile rises, to borrow $25bn by 2015

Those who ceded Bakassi committed crimes against humanity – Paramount ruler

Witness absolves Atuche over shares racket

BAKASSI: Peninsula not in 26 districts plebiscite of southern Cameroun

Why we killed Lagos bizman – Kidnappers

FG to increase teachers’ retirement age to 65

Beat Eagles, get N47m, say Liberian President

Flooding worsens as Anambra govt closes schools

It’s back to sender for Nigerian female pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Tony who?

Postulations of our Philosopher- President

14 babies delivered at flood disasters victims’ camps

Pipeline fire kills 20 in Abia

Mimiko an ingrate, doesn’t deserve second term, says Tinubu

Flood submerges ex-minister, former dep gov’s houses, sacks Poly students

G.G. Darah, dwindling scholarship in nation’s ivory tower

Bakassi: ‘FG’s failure to appeal against ICJ judgment may cause war’

Nigeria a failed state at 52, says Chukwumerije

Police allegedly kill 16-yr-old boy in Bayelsa

Appointment of new service chiefs imminent

Eagles Doctor clears air on Idris, Reuben

Insight: investors miss out on stock market gains

Free Delta Commissioner, NADESSTU begs kidnappers

Stakeholders seek global action on internet governance

Female pilgrims’ woes blamed on Nigerian officials

Edo youths give NDDC ultimatum on abandoned projects

Ogun House empowers Amosun to borrow

Ajimobi bows to pressure, reinstates sacked workers

Senate holds public hearing on constitution amendment

How we kidnapped, killed Ikorodu bizman – Suspects

Okah is leader of MEND splitter group, says Orubebe

Budget implementation: Minister debunks Okonjo-Iweala’s claim

Man docked for kidnapping 10-year-old boy

Mimiko raises alarm over ACN’s plans

Broadband cost can crash to the lowest, if… – JUWAH

Fuel scarcity: NUPENG blames NNPC, PPMC, others

No amount of mega rallies will stop LP – Mimiko

Bayelsa to establish deep sea port

Edo distributes relief materials to flood victims

Kolade charges youths at Olashore’s valedictory service

FG delegation fetes Flamingoes, urges team to beat France

Lagos NUJ counsels Nigerians at independence

Diplomatic row: Lagos resumes airlifting of Hajj pilgrims

Lagos lawmakers summon education commissioner

Sidmach develops e-result portal for WAEC

Police arrest 96 criminals in Kano

CMD raises alarm over increase in Lassa fever

Lagos moves to boost healthcare delivery

Stephanie Okereke clocks 30 and it’s going to be…

FG to honour teachers with School Excellence Award

Waje floats NGO to mark Independence Day

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria tops shots on target list

Flamingos’ Captain sparks age controversy

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