Vanguard News Archive for November 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Fatai Rolling dollar loses wife to fireworks

Irene Logan returns with new single

Kio laments ‘K.O.’ Of elite athletes

We’ll make peace between Bukola and Gbemi – Tunji Saraki

FG assures on fuel availability at Yuletide

AMAGE to partner Nigerian physicians

FG trains 267 youth entrepreneurs in agro-business

Chinese killed in Lagos

Fashola arrests policeman riding Okada on restricted road

Traders shut down Nnewi market over kidnap menace

Insecurity: Edo Ag CP, DPOs brainstorm …banks in Ekpoma shut out customers

Timaya, Duncan Mighty, others to be honoured at Odudu music awards

2face, D’ banj clash with Femi Kuti, Sir Shina Peters at TOP10MICS

Navy promotes 112 officers

AMfB bags LEAD award for best MfB

Dangote emerges winner of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of 2012 award

NSE explains delay in releasing trading summary

Colour, glamour at Abuja carnival

Plane crash: Suntai’s aides return

‘How Uwazuruike beat SSS, escape arrest’

KALU: Freedom of association has limit – Abia PDP chair

NJI, CIBN collaborate on effective dispute resolution for banks

TECNO targets youth market with N3 3G smartphone

Ex-Sri Lankan president says inequality breeds ‘terrorism’

I’m living the Chuba dream – Sen Margery Okadigbo

Boko Haram leader speaks on global jihadists in video

O’ Al-Hujjaj, what have you brought?

NACCIMA raises alarm over Thailand rice, seeks cut in food importation

Osaze good to go for Nations Cup, says Brom coach

Nigeria will be sufficient in tomato production by 2013 – Sanusi

Team Lagos clinch gold medal in taekwondo

Bill to correct National Flags, Coats abnormalities passes second reading

Insecurity: Help profer solution- PDP to ACN

Ferguson ready for United, City title slog

Chelsea, Benitez in search of elusive goal

Nigeria should have no business being hungry – UI VC

Wenger demands more consistency from Arsenal

Atiku Abubakar drums support for LG autonomy

Michael Okpara University builds N1.2 bn hostels

Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta up for Ballon d’Or

Scolari is back as Brazil coach

2 docked for alleged production of fake driver’s license

Lawyer drags Plateau Govt to court over closure of public schools

Lagos men, women basketball teams secure victories

Flood: N50m spent to provide relief materials for flood victims – Nasarawa govt

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Ecological Fund For Zamfara’s Future

Give top priority to teachers’ welfare – Prof Anibeze

Finbank: Judge rejects EFCC witness

2015: Jonathan is wasting his time – Shuluwa

Different strokes as Reps hold people’s public sessions on new constitution

ACN, PDP bicker over Aregbesola’s performance

Bomb scare at Ekiti State Government House

Students protest disrupts traffic in Owerri

National Sports Festival: Many Rivers to cross

85 year old man nabbed for defiling 12 year old girl

No disagreement among govs – Amaechi

Confront Northern Govs over Boko Haram killings, CAN tells Southern Govs

Drivers Wanted: Minimum qualification, PhD

Armed security operatives take over Bayelsa community

United and City keep Premier League pack at bay

Salami: Jonathan, NJC urge court to dismiss Oyinlola’s suit

Poverty level among students worries V-C

FEC approves N2.2bn banquet hall for Presidential Villa

From READ comes Poetry of Spoken Word

Kalu and the planned return to PDP

Protesting technical officials cease fire

Audit c’ttee members should be remunerated – Shareholders

NYSC camp not a five-star hotel – State Coordinator

We shouldn’t be welcoming Tony Blair in Nigeria

Eko 2012: Imo Spikers warn their host

Yes, GEJ can run in 2015

Only five banks were sound in 2011 – NDIC

FG should sack Sanusi now – NLC President

Shocking! Immigration officer stabbed to death by wife

INSECURITY: National Assembly no longer safe – REPS

Edo guber tussle: Airhiavbere’s suit stalled over numbering of appeals

Budget defence: NNPC spent $10.482bn in 2012

OKADA BAN: Mixed blessings in Delta (2)

EDO PDP: Inner struggles

No rift between Okonjo-Iweala, Deziani over subsidy payment – Abati

S/Korea supports vision 2020, MDGs success in Nigeria

Why Gwandu was sacked from NCC

Man docked over receiving 4 stolen Toyota Camry cars

Why Gowon ceded Bakassi to Cameroun – Ofonagoro

Lagos House warns against hawking of petrol

Amosun announces instant cash reward for Ogun athletes

INEC to issue 10-yr electronic voters’ card – Jega

Suspected Fulani gunmen kill 3 in Plateau

Obasanjo lauds Shema on infrastructural devt

Veteran Yoruba actor Ogungbe is dead

Sports Festival: Rivers ahead in gold chase

“Jonathan’s SURE-P is a drain pipe on Nigeria’s economy”

Sports Festival: Lagos thrash Abia 5-0

FG approves another N19.4 for contarcts

Ajimobi closes 178 bank accounts allegedly operated by Akala

Teacher jailed for killing rabbits in class

Another three killed in Jos

Man arrested for attempting to bomb Ekiti Govt House

Olam shares fall, hit by Muddy Waters claims

Messi favourite for record fourth Ballon d’Or

ACN blasts Tukur over insecurity comments

SON uncovers cement adulterating factory in Enugu

Birmingham City owner on trial in Hong Kong

Egypt top court to strike over Morsi decree

Twitter fiction festival kicks off today

INEC prosecutes 200 electoral offenders – Jega

113 ex-militants offered employment in Nigeria, abroad – say Amnesty Office

Court dissolves 15-year old marriage over battery

Nigeria, 9 others to receive UN preventive treatments on TB/HIV infection

Zimbabwe appoints Pagels as new coach

We want to win, we can do that together, Benitez tells fans

Wizkid storms Dubai after Channel 0 awards fallout!

Opi Nsukka rape: Enugu House urges Police to prosecute culprits

Why we can’t reveal Jonathan’s assets declaration form – CCB

One killed, others trapped as building collapses in Imo

AIRPORTS: Reps give Aviation Ministry pass mark

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

2013 budget: Northern Senators dare Ministers over imbalance in allocation

Richer At The Poor’s Expense

NUPENG pickets Shell, Chevron offices

Ogun Police parade 400 level student, 23 other suspects

Osun Speaker’s wife’s alleged kidnappers remanded

Dickson suspends four civil servants over alleged fraudulent acts

Oyo, Rivers win Cycling gold

Private Plane: Oshiomhole’s Choices

Why unemployment’ll increase – Sanusi

FG sacks Onagoruwa, DG BPE

Battle over NigComSat bill shifts to Senate

ATCON holds telecom executive, regulator forum

New electricity tariff killing small businesses – NASME

Merchant Banking licence: FSDH targets expansion, increased services

OSUN 2014: Battle looms

Can Jonathan take on Obasanjo?

God’s private Jets

Two-tier nation

POST FLOODING: When flood victims return home hungry and homeless

Cashless policy should go nationwide in Jan – Lagos lawmakers

Worry over low local content in ICT at eNigeria summit

How I escaped assassination in my palace, by Oba Adeosun

Lagos families in court over infidelity allegations

Auchi under siege

Subject constitutional review to referendum – CGN

Okpe Monarch mounts the saddle as Chancellor of Anambra Varsity

Eko 2012: Table Tennis bans gambling

Abdullahi advocates media, Customs partnership

Court orders re-arrest of pharmacist over Cynthia’s murder

National Sports Festival now open to foreign, local athletes

Casualties of Plateau shooting rise to 10

ANOCA names DBN consultant

Why there ‘ll be drop in interest rate – CBN

FBN Holdings assures shareholders on value creation

Help, Nigeria in trouble!

Why Nigeria will not experience food crisis – Agric Minister

BuyRight Africa to unveil employees’ digital credit scheme

Options for growing local content in ICT

JAJI BOMBINGS: Defence hqtrs sets up board of inquiry

Lagos, Abia clash

Obama’s Washington and Africa

Chelsea ‘regret’ racism charges against referee

Gunmen ‘dressed as soldiers’ kill 10 at Jos pub

UEFA consider scrapping Europa League

NYSC camp not a Five Star Hotel – State Coordinator

Tens of thousands in Tahrir as pressure piles on Morsi

FG sacks BPE Director General

Security guard bags 14-weeks imprisonment for burglary

Nigeria, important market to British Airways – CEO

Physician warns parents on early child marriage

S /African police assures adequate security for 2013 AFCON

Sanusi canvasses reduction of budgetary allocation to recurrent expenditure

Court admits more exhibits against former Finbank directors

Director General, BPE, Bolanle Onagoruwa loses job

Prosecutors urge jail term for Emmanuel Emenike

LASU gets new Gov Council

Joseph Benjamin in rumour mills saga: “I never said I married my wife out of pity”

Bytesize wins digital marketing account

Cech says Benitez must be given a chance

First batch of Dangote drivers to complete training in January

We’ve nowhere to go – Rivers flood victims

AGF inaugurates governing council for NHRC

Delta flood c’ttee begs Uduaghan to release FG’s N500m grant

Hisses as Eko 2012 rolls off today

Monday, November 26, 2012

More Boost For Corruption

Rumour of BRT bus plunging into Lagoon rattles residents

Senate, minister disagree on closure of some foreign missions

Nursing mother stabs husband to death in Ebonyi

2013 budget: Senate bemoans paltry allocation to military pension board

New electricity tariff coming soon – NERC

Hunger strike: Ex-banker suspends indefinite action as Fashola wades in

Electricity: BPE receives $335.85m bidders’ guarantees

Reps summon Anenih over N2.3bn road project

Nasarawa Senator distances self from communal crises

NSF: Athletes complain of poor menu, another hails accommodation

HIV immunity on the horizon …as novel preventive vaccine debuts

Onolememen berates FRSC over Ovia River accidents

Jaji church attack: Death toll rises

One killed, two Lebanese kidnapped in Delta

Ahmadu Ali’s son re-arraigned over N4.4bn subsidy fraud

Pharmacists charged for Cynthia Osokogu’s murder set free

ACN threatens legal action over Delta LG Caretaker C’ttees

Banks will soon scrap N100 ATM charge – ACAMB

SEC bribery scandal: EFCC re-arraigns Hembe, Azubogu

Ex-ANPP boss, two others killed

Kebbi uncovers 9,258 ghost workers

PDP, ANC move to unite Nigeria, S/Africa

Eko 2012: Jonathan to declare festival open

Dickson tasks oil companies on operational bases

Nigeria releases shipping plan for January 2013

Dickson, NANNM laud Mortein’s anti-malaria drive

Why TOTAL’s sale to Sinopec is surprising

NEMA takes early steps against fire incidents in dry season

MOC confirms Lagos readiness

LPG programme can save Nigeria N5bn annually

The Air!

Shell clarified on crude theft arrests

Immunise your children against pneumonia, PAN tells parents

Cancer Fighter: Spices for fighting cancer

Nearly half a million Arabs HIV-infected – UN

ICC suspects Boko Haram of crimes against humanity

Delta House of Assembly on break for NSF

No BRT bus fell into lagoon – LASEMA

Dangote, Bill Gates to kick out polio in Kano in 3 yrs

Robbers raid three banks in Auchi

Fijabi targets gold

Eko 2012 Opening ceremony: Officials throw gates open

Fuel subsidy scam: We’ve enough evidence to nail suspects, EFCC tells court

Bayelsa floods affected our preparations – Bayelsa Queens FC

NUPENG shuts down Shell operations nationwide

Cashless economy: Prominent Nigerians brainstorm in Lagos

11,549 participants, 350 journalists accredited

Bandits bomb banks in Auchi

Microsoft launches program for regional SMEs

Two killed, 30 detainees escaped in SARS attack

NDLEA impounds 3,500kg of Indian Hemp in Zamfara

“Naija Gangnam style” storms the scene

Police arraign 7 over attempted rape, murder

ANPP chieftain killed in Borno

Israel defence minister Barak quits politics

The Nigerian Defence Academy – A Pioneer Cadet’s Memoir

Police confirm attack on SARS

Attack on SARS in Abuja ‘repelled’ – Police

Cabinet members must learn French language – Ajimobi

Breaking news: Gunmen attack Abuja SARS Police HQ

Sunday, November 25, 2012

2013 budget: Rescuing education

Police arrest man for pouring acid on fiancée

Tell Nigerians Truth

Why the alliance may not work

How I led the Abia liberation struggle – Gov. Orji

Coscharis used my assets for loan collateral, Ubah alleges

‘Why FG cancelled agreement with Lufthansa’

Syrian conundrum and the UN

Edo Guber Tribunal pandemonium: I’m alive – ACN member

CBN grants FirstRand, First Discount merchant banking licence

C-River eyes 14 gold medals at Eko 2012

Political reforms for good governance, justice and peace (2)

PDP: Gos move to frustrate Tukur’s reconciliation plan

S-West PDP accuses Fayemi of profligacy

Operators, industrialists fault CBN’s monetary policy decision

Ogun ACN, PDP trade words over budget performance

Officials allegedly loot flood relief materials in Delta

CBN commences automation of forex documentation

Crisis in Ojukwu’s family escalates

Eko Sports Festival: We’ll blow your mind

Presidency wades into unpaid subsidy palaver

Amnesty: I was almost charged with coup plotting – Alaibe

Market value drops by N32bn …as Stanbic IBTC Holdings lists shares

FCTA to track infrastructural devt, social amenities in area councils

Nigerians abroad to send N3.27 trillion home in 2012 – World Bank report

You are threatening our businesses, Intermediaries tell insurers

CBN monetary tightening poses some challenges for banks – FBN Capital

Team Rivers targets 160 gold medals at Eko festival

PIB will enhance revenue base, capacity building for local industry

Ex-Azikiwe varsity V-C abducted

Bomadi LG boss seeks royal support

LLPP commends Lagos LG Tribunal decisions

Rep proffers solution to corruption, insecurity

President Jonathan on healthcare

2 suspected air passengers arrested with US$2,073,160 at Lagos

Sports teaches you to be a winner – Watson

Chelsea hold Man City to a draw

Tottenham lash West Ham 3 -1

How suicide bomber rammed into Jaji church

Oritsejafor condemns frequent bombing of churches

Team UNILAG wins Google application contest

Boos for Benitez as Chelsea fans protest

Gunmen kill couple, kid in Kano

11 killed, many injured at Jaji church explosions

Bolt, Felix named 2012 world athletes of the year

Man slits own throat  over N.8m indebtedness in C-River

Breaking news: Blast rocks church inside Jaji military cantonment

Defiant Wenger lash out at  critics after Villa draw

Shell, ENI, others react to alleged questionable practices

Eko 2012: LAWMA begins 24-hr service on Games venues

Jonathan tasks universities on internal revenue drive

Jonathan congratulates Koroma on re-election as Sierra-Leone’s President

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Casino Christianity 

Wrist Watch

3 dead, 2 missing over oil money, leadership tussle in Ugborodo

Gov Elechi suspends three commissioners for alleged improper dressing

Edo Dep Gov threatens to sue Airhiavbere

KIDNAP THREAT SAGA GOES AWRY: The entrapment of a High Court judge’s orderly

Help, my husband wants to kidnap our children – Housewife

Murder: Family concerned over ‘strange’ death of 3 witnesses

The great leveller

Lagos adds colour to NSF, festival torch arrives via sea

Ugborodo:Itsekiri group sacks Tonwe

PROLOGUE: The Enemy Within

The normality of abnormality (4)

Let the Games begin

EKO 2012: C-River prepares 200 athletes

Soludo consolidation re-echoes 7years after: ’30 ex-bankers died waiting for benefits from CBN’

‘C-River records zero child, maternal death in 2011’

Should kidnappers die? *Uduaghan under pressure to assent

Come to the North to help us, Christians plead

2014 Polls: Count me out of plots against Ekiti, Osun govs – Mimiko

Eko 2012: Technical hitches loom

Kidnappers prevent judge from sitting for two months

Kaduna: Home of fake teachers?

Jonathan commends UNIBEN for standard

Woman tells court: My husband was a god

Court quashes marriage over adultery

Lease of life for senior citizens

Terror: Interior Minister, Moro in Austria, seeks COBRA’s help

West Brom climb to third, as Redknapp returns

Germany’s Klinsmann plans taking US citizenship

Egypt judges battle Morsi over sweeping powers

Archbishop Onaiyekan, 21 others created cardinals

Kano Pillars get N94 m grant for new season

Agyaragu crisis: Nasarawa Govt. orders arrest of sponsors

Man City baptism for Chelsea new man Benitez

Katsina Govt. approves 100% salary increase for state chief executives

Friday, November 23, 2012

NPAN/APCON advert rift: Court rules case to continue

OBJ woos North with N350m mosque, Arabic school

Bichi riot: Police arrest 22 suspects

Govs vow to kill autonomy for Local Government

It will take all Nigerians to fight this thing called corruption – Owoyemi

Refrigerator repairer loses bid to claim Ibori’s $15m bribe money

Constitutional review: Amaechi pushes for two federating units

Mark leads FG delegation to Vatican

Four die, 10  injure in Ogun auto crash

Container spent 10-12 days, Iranian tells court

20 mini-skirt ladies massacred in Maiduguri, JTF place bounty on Boko Haram leaders

Jonathan’s jumble, mumble media chat

Nigerian troops in Mali will halt spread of Boko Haram – Salamatu Suleiman

Bomb manufacturing factory uncovered in Mubi

Hurray! It’s a bouncing baby

Robbery has been sustaining us

2013 Nations Cup: South Africa budgets N8bn to host Africa

Presidential chat: Jonathan warding off anxieties

Storm Records battles Show promoter over threat to drag Naeto C to EFCC

Divergent views trail Jonathan’s speech on Boko Haram

22-yr old Newspaper Vendor clubbed to death

Jungle mistress Onyinye, recounts ordeal

Oil subsidy scam: Implement Ribadu’s report, community leader urges FG

CAF Award: Nigerian players miss out again

Jesus for love, Jesus for money

Nations Cup: Gen Adebiyi warns NFF against misleading Keshi

No vacancy in my heart for my female admirers – Joseph Benjamin

How family of five escaped from collapsed building

Nations Cup open for Eagles to grab, says Owumi

Child sex controversy: The search for a male child

$12.4bn Oil windfall: AGF asks Court to hands off suit

Stella Damasus denies dumping acting

O’jez celebrates Ejike Asiegbu @ 50

Anny bags NMVA, NGMA nominations

MAARDEC’S celebration: Providing platform for children with/without disabilities

Solid Star, Shank for St.Remy Gbedu Slam Jam

Faced with new technologies, Nollywood seeks partnership with NCC

Mark visits  Saraki’s family

Women need to rise above traditional sentiment to excel – Orakwusi

Police tasked on diligent investigations

Suspected kidnappers threaten Tompolo’s top adviser

Mercedes Ener-G-Force concept imagines the SUV of 2025

three men of courage

20 ladies in mini skirts slaughtered in Maiduguri

My dad prepared the ground for my greatness – Marvel

Sierra Leone’s Koroma wins election

I sold human parts to churches and ritual killers – Joshua

District head, 9 others burnt as Nasarawa ethnic clashes persist

Brazil sacks coach Menezes ahead of 2014 World Cup

Chelsea vs Man City: Mancini fears Benitez effect

When Unilag floated World Carnival to mark Golden Jubilee

CJN swears-in Jombo-Ofor

Egypt’s Morsi called “pharaoh”, violent protests erupt

NSF: accreditation kicks off tomorrow says Seriki

QPR approach Redknapp after sacking Hughes

Robbers kill school teacher in Ogun

Winning Africa Nations Cup not negotiable, Jonathan tells NFA

$12.4bn oil windfall: Again, judge postpones judgment

$12.4bn oil windfall: AGF asks Court to hands-off suit

Alert: Gonorrhoea may soon be untreatable

Over 50 million sub-standard tyres in circulation – SON DG

Vatican looks beyond Europe with new cardinal nominees

Nigeria to host D8 trade talks February

Actress Halima Abubakar’s cancer support strategy … good or bad?

Blind pianist beats odds to become movie star

Cholera outbreak: 3 die, 42 others hospitalised in Ede

British lawmakers under fire over trips abroad

Oando’s LPG initiative targets 36,000 jobs

Thursday, November 22, 2012

SWF: Out of court settlement deal crumbles

Arsenal has a chance to come back – Wenger

$12.4bn oil windfall: Court gives judgment on Okigbo’s report today

Collapsed LSDPC Building

Lagos N80bn infrastructure bond agreement signed

16 killed in Kano, Plateau, Borno as cars plunge into river in Lagos

Political reforms for good governance, justice and peace

Nations Cup: Keshi prefers commitment to form

Report on Presidential retreat ready – Sports Minister

CBN recovers N6bn excess charges from banks – Sanusi

Why Boko Haram persists – Ofonagoro

Bakassi: UN suspends Nigeria, Cameroon maritime boundary demarcation

COLLAPSED-BUILDING: Mother of dead sisters recounts experience

Appraising Tambuwal’s innovative approach to leadership

Why absorption of casual workers was delayed – Delta SSG

APMT to build mega port, FTZ in Badagry

IITA, development partners to boost poor farm families’ income

Etiquette on Ashurah day

NIM boosts managerial competence of industry chiefs

IG justifies introduction of vehicle biometrics by police

Ogun embargoes filling stations construction

APAPA-OSHODI ROAD: Lagos attributes traffic gridlock to fuel scarcity

Ondo guber tribunal warns parties at inaugural sitting …says, don’t send anybody to us

Sanitation exercise: Lagos suspends restriction tomorrow

You can’t try us, subsidy suspects tell Lagos court

GAT: We’re yet to see tech drawings, cost analysis – Uzodinma

NJC replaces Adamu as acting PCA

2014: Forum lauds Obi on zoning

Okpe monarch to be installed ANSU pro-chancellor

Why demands for new states persist

Focus on people if you must succeed, expert tells public analysts

Captain Hosa and the UNIBEN honour

Celebrating Hijri 1434AH, Ashurah day

Yuguda’s Facebook torment

Tambuwal, Farouk ask court to dismiss Otedola’s N250bn suit

Eko 2012: More corporate support for Delta

Money Laundering: Babalakin risks five years jail

State of the Nation: Senate set to battle Jonathan

Oil subsidy must go: Yes, but…

Eagles to play Catalonia

Monarch warns oil firm over siting of flow station

Deconstructing Uduaghan

Jigawa’s Airport stirs controversy

Blair urges Nigerians to ‘push back’ against extremism

BA to assist in developing Nigeria aviation industry

Benitez speaks on way forward for Chelsea

FG orders audit of police personnel

Drogba, Toure, others battle for BBC African Footballer of the Year

Why EFCC can’t convict big thieves – Lamorde

Pandemonium as man slumps at Edo Election Petition Tribunal

8,863 students to graduate in UNIBEN’s 38th convocation

PIB: Reps move to accelerate passage, hold one-day summit

Court turns down EFCC’s plea to seize Fayose’s passport

NDLEA arrests drug dealer with 584kg cannabis

Doctor Bello comes to town

Lagos govt focuses on agric to boost food security

English FA dismiss Mikel Obi’s ‘racism’ allegation against ref

70-yr-old makes N2m annually from maize farming

I was never seen as a threat by other contestants

Perks in the Channel O music video awards

Terrorist slaughter three kids in their mother’s presence

S/Africa’s Mandela notes already counterfeited

4 dead, church burnt in Kano riots – residents

‘Drinks with high sugar content predispose one to stroke’

Obama hails ‘all Americans’ on Thanksgiving

Rafael Benitez meets Chelsea squad at Cobham

FIFA turn down Drogba loan request

Expert wants parents to curtail childhood obesity

Gaza declares public holiday to mark truce deal

More trouble for Babalakin: To face money laundering charges

Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki: 1933-2012

Collaborating for effective dispensation of justice in Nigeria (3)

The passage of a true Senate leader

Benitez tiptoes onto Chelsea tightrope

Wenger slams Abramovich over di Matteo sacking

JTF arrests 2 Shell workers for oil theft in Rivers

Umeh lauds CAN’s intervention in APGA crisis

Natural component of red wine could stop prostate cancer

Oyo schools are dilapidated – Ajimobi

One dies as Customs boss escapes death in Ogun

FG charges E-9 countries to prioritize literacy

Jonathan promises stable electricity by June 2013

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

As Kogi Festers

Spare the rod and spoil PHCN?

Community accuses oil firm of instigating violence in Delta

No solidarity visit to my office, Edo SSG warns

LABAF: Nigeria on hot seat at Culture Picnic

Tribal clash kills seven, 14 houses razed in Nasarawa

Okada: Police, courier service operators breach ban in Delta

Oil leak: ExxonMobil shuts in production

Security Votes: EFCC, ICPC, 36 govs oppose suit

Black Heritage Festival brings back Brazil

Nigeria to remove barriers to intra-African trade – Aganga

Don’t bully us, Medical students beckon on varsity Senate

LASU VC presents scorecard 365 days after

Eko 2012 unity torch arrives Lagos

3 crushed as container falls on car in Lagos

Local content policy: Dickson blasts oil industry players

Anti-terrorism law: You are ill-informed, Senate tells IGP

SEC approves Flour Mills, Bagco merger arrangement

Lagos-Ibadan road: We are ready to meet Bi-Courtney in court – FG

Tribunal tells Airhiavbere to produce all witnesses

Politics of Alalade, Esho, Saraki and Lam Adesina(2)

Death in hotel swimming pool: Manager, four others arrested

CJN bows, agrees to swear-in Jombo-Ofor

Justice Eso, a giant among giants – Judge, Lawyers

Why we don’t want Kalu in PDP – Orji, Senators, Reps

28 year old arraigned for robbery

Fashola’s wife condemns healthcare workers’ attitude

Education sector gets ‘free, software’

Bauchi civil servant sacked over Facebook comment

Defence Hqtrs demand apology from Reuters

Jonathan seeks to strengthen Pakistan trade ties

Eso through landmark cases

Fire guts student doctors’ hostel in Lagos

Drogba returns!

Drop in loan growth positive for Nigerian Banks – Fitch

Benitez named Chelsea ‘interim’ manager


Breaking news: Gaza truce deal agreed, says senior Hamas official

Ex-staff challenge Nokia with new Finnish smartphone

Obama praises Netanyahu for agreeing Gaza ceasefire

CJN bows to pressure, agrees to swear-in Jombo-Offor

5 kill, 15 houses set ablaze in Nasarawa.

Oyerinde: Kudos to police

FG approves N65.2bn for Lokoja-Benin Road, N13.9bn for Bayelsa Airport

Counsel Corner: Motorcyclist ‘raped’ by HIV ladies

FAROUK-OTEDOLA SAGA: Where is the House report?

Making legal aid work in Nigeria’s police stations

Man, 20, pleads guilty to raping 12 year-old girl

2 bankers arraigned for alleged forgery of customers’ signatures

Collapse building: Occupants ignore safety warnings

Unilorin to offer course in Chinese language

White House condemns ‘terrorist’ bus bombing in Tel Avib

“If you win something at Chelsea you get sacked,”

French national kidnapped in Mali

Enyimba, 10 others for pre-season tourney in Kaduna

Two sisters killed as building collapses in Lagos

Nigeria to send 600 troops to Mali – Minister

Omotola flaunts her own reality show

10 injured in blast on Tel Aviv bus: medics

Group urges vocational training to tackle unemployment

Why N /West should wait till 2031 – Sen Amange

14 injured, 5 houses burnt as PDP, ACN supporters clash in Benue

‘Long trip to India for cancer treatment killed Nzeribe’

Chelsea fires Di Matteo

N396b Ecological Funds shortfall: Reps ask Jonathan to sack Minister

Customs arrests passenger with $320,000 at Lagos airport

HAMZAT’S MURDER: Ogun Police plead for patience

Can’t arraign Boko Haram suspects until… – IG

Our pastors, politics and poverty

Hearing begins in NPAN suit against APCON

Nigerians First, Always

UNN introduces i-transcript service, digitizes 20 years results

Politics of Alalade, Esho, Saraki and Lam Adesina

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Only primary schools can save our varsities – NUC

Man docked for assaulting policeman

Collaborating for effective dispensation of justice in Nigeria (2)

Delta monarch, PHCN at loggerheads over transformer

Riot: Jesse kingdom bans youth activities

Delta signs MoU with US varsity for kidney transplant centre

UK backs Nigeria on Mali mission

Northern, Southern elders meet over insecurity, corruption

Senate committee chairman, others sued for defamation

6 teenagers nabbed for alleged piracy, illegal bunkering in Rivers

Eko 2012: Olagbegi joins Team Delta

CJN admits Oyinlola, 3,896 others as new lawyers

Suspected oil thieves, security agents clash in Delta

Boko Haram: Obasanjo and the Odi recipe

Life without Alex is difficult – Maiden Ibru

Misconception, unhealthy lifestyle bane of diabetes care in Nigeria

Wired to the hilt: Inside Akpabio’s new Governor’s Office

Cancer: Long trip to India for treatment killed Nzeribe – Doctor

Oil production kicks off at Okoro offshore field

NPA expresses concern over abandoned vehicles, sets up committee

PC for students: Exploring the tablet option

Kanu, Ugbe tip Eaglets to shock Mali

Our misunderstood President

Etisalat offers EasyFlex for voice, SMS, others

Ojukwu’s son, others remember Zik of Africa

Gulf of Guinea plans N109bn methanol plant in Nigeria

Surveyors urge N’Assembly to amend Land Use Act

How the kidnap Of Umaru Dikko from London was foiled

Chelsea on the brink as Barca, Bayern qualify

2015: Nigeria risks constitutional crisis if Jonathan contests – Junaid

EFCC probes missing 35 containers from Tin-Can port

Eagles were super corrupt – Westerhof

Jonathan seeks Senate’s approval for $200m external loan

Church of England rejects women bishops

Messi double as Barca qualify for Last 16

Obama calls Morsi, commends Gaza truce efforts

Nokia Lumia series enter Nigerian market

Jonathan loses younger brother

Arowolo: Prosecution closes case

Gaza truce to be declared in Cairo tonight

Oke kicks over evasion of service by Mimiko

NSG plans National dialogue to address Nigeria’s problems

3,897 new wigs admitted to Nigerian Bar

15 fuel-laden ships to berth at Lagos ports

Police foil robbery attack in Enugu

We are not afraid of Orji Kalu  - Abia PDP

Police arrest 3 for robbing priest

9,825 Kano, Jigawa pilgrims return

Uniabuja students continue protes over non-accreditation of courses

Malaysia seizes $7.1m ‘cocaine cocktail’ from Nigerian syndicate

Man attacks guards at US embassy in Tel Aviv

Clinton to visit Middle East for Gaza talks

China backs calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

The State and demand for State police (2)

S-West PDP condemns Falana’s position on FG’s $7bn loan

You’re promoting corruption, insecurity; Junaid tells Jonathan

Ribadu’s report: A mountain out of a mole hill

May Nzeribe, Advertising guru, dies of prostate cancer

Monday, November 19, 2012

Africa’s Grim Future

Police detain 7-month-old baby, parents over N20,000 debt

Tragic end: Landlord’s son hacks pastor to death

Court orders NIMASA to pay N6.8bn judgement fee

World Toilet Day: 34m Nigerians practise open defecation

Tension as Kogi House resumes

ACN, CPC plot to destabilise Jonathan – PDP

Private jets: CAN slams Kukah, Bakare

IBB, Buhari, Abubakar, Ribadu, others pay tribute to Saraki

C-River hotel staff found dead in swimming pool

Hamzat shot in front of his woman friend – Police

We’ve raised over N12bn so far for flood victims – Dangote

Treating public reports with condescension(2)

Police declares Nwaforagu wanted over alleged robbery, kidnapping

INEC to delimitate, create new polling units

Ekiti PDP wants CP re-deployed

How past govt blocked Tinubu’s chieftaincy title – Osoba

Tripple Gee grows profit by 112.66%

Road crashes: FRSC advocates Speed Calming Devices

FCTA warns developers against structures on Airport road

Reps summon NNPC over N7bn revenue shortfall

FG committed to providing affordable housing for citizenry – Pepple

Oshibogun recommends 6 teaching hospitals for Lagos

Unilever creates support for oral health policy

Cancer fighter: Top cancer-forming foods to avoid (2)

Power: Omotosho to add 500mw by December – NDPHC

34m Nigerians practice open defecation

Deregulation should be all embracing – Shamsudeen

Cadenza, the new definition of luxury

Pneumonia: 2,000 internally displaced children immunised in Delta State

Police nab Prison officer, three others for armed robbery

Economy witnessed slower growth output in 3Q – NBS

Eko 2012: Corporate lift for Team Delta

Russia accuses US of blocking UN Gaza statement

ACN accuses LP of evading Tribunal summons

Tanker fire: 2 killed, 3 injured in Ebonyi

Cleric faults constitution review, slams NASS

Medical Guild says Lagos hospitals lack doctors

Katsina begins 30Mw solar project

Maigari blasts Malian FA over age-cheats

6 renounce cultism at Oko Poly

Tension over renewed GMoU in Delta

Man jailed 2 months for contempt of court

6th AMAGE congress begins in Calabar

Bauchi rejects 6-zone structure

Oyo traders protest demolition of stalls

Buhari, Ribadu, others visit Lam Adesina’s family

Ban Ki-moon to meet Netanyahu, Abbas over Gaza ceasefire

FG terminates Lagos-Ibadan Expressway contract

Inflation rises by 11.7 percent

Clattenburg vs Chelsea: ‘Racism’ enquiry goes on

D-8 summit: Jonathan leaves for Pakistan

Fashola, lawmakers condemn Amzat’s assassination

Yes,I do… Do you?

Jonathan presidency afflicted with credibility deficiency syndrome – ACN

Mimiko’s Victory: Lessons for sham progressives

Delta assembly begins public hearing on proposed security Bill

Pharmacists mourn Amzat

One dead in new strike on Gaza

Total sells 20% stake in Nigerian offshore bloc to China’s Sinopec for $2.5bn

Juventus  battle Chelsea for Europe’s best 16

Kebbi LG buys N2.5m drugs for health centres

Church of England to decide on women bishops

Gunmen kill 2 in Zaria – Police

Breaking News: Former Lagos Ministry aide, Toyin Hamzat killed

How to protect judiciary from abuse – Adoke, Fashola

Road accidents claim 1.2m lives worldwide – UN

Fashola defends planned introduction of Chinese in Lagos schools

INEC – More Cause For Alarm

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Gunmen kill retired Pastor, Policeman

BENUE HOUSE: Swinging chair

Falana urges NASS to reject FG’s $7.9 billion loan request

3,000MW power generation for Lagos soon

Eagles strikers on fire

OBJ and GEJ: Lest we forget

Anambra 2014: A case for Anambra North senatorial zone

Eagles ’94, thank God we lost and other stories

N2.9trn pension assets: Investment guideline for review to accommodate infrastructural development

AMCON saved 90% of job losses in banking sector – Chike-Obi

Nigeria’s daily crude production to hit 4million barrels by 2020

Ex-militants chase former leaders for alleged embezzlement

S-West PDP slams ACN over Lagos LG election case

Ogun PDP: Court sacks ex-President Obasanjo faction

It’s pro-active introducing Chinese language in schools – Fashola

Poly graduates angry with FG

Searching for a solution to a mass killer

Kayode Eso, the mystery judge – Soyinka

Int’l oil firms pressure Senators to kill PIB

Ovia donates N1 bn to flood victims

Govt imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew in Taraba

D’banj, PSquare, others rule at Channel O awards… Wizkid, 2Face fall

300 Nigerians deported from Botswana

Driver docked for allegedly assaulting LASTMA official

Mikel vows Chelsea fight back

Osaze: We deserved to beat Chelsea

Sambo, Obasanjo attend Saraki’s funeral prayer

VP Sambo, Obasanjo attend Saraki’s funeral prayer

E-passport: Interior ministry cautions Nigerians in diaspora

Ubah’s many battles

Eaglets beat Mali 2-0

Sunderland back on track, trash Fulham 3 -1

McCain suggests Bill Clinton as Gaza truce negotiator

CPC warns against sale of sub-standard goods in Kano

Sierra Leone braces for results after high-stakes election

Presidential Media Chat: Presidency invites questions from citizens

CPC warns against sell of sub-standard goods in Kano

Gunmen on motorcycles kill lawmaker

Israel ready to ‘significantly expand’ Gaza operation – Prime Minister

Syria slams ‘hostile’ France as fighting rages

Ritualist brings deaths, arson to Jesse

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Constitution review: Itsekiri opposes inclusion in proposed Toru-Ebe State

The end justifies the means

Zoning And Its Perils: How a nonentity can make things worse for Nigeria, by Bolaji Akinyemi

How Justice Kayode Eso orchestrated nunc dimitis for plea bargain; said it bred corruption

The normality of abnormality (3)

Wife’s kidnap: Journalist turns ‘prayer warrior’

Nations Cup: Keshi ‘ll not fail Nigeria – Emeteole

Fuel shortage may worsen as Capital Oil shuts down

Saraki: It is the end of the old brigade – Ben Obi

Sports Guard: Between Ikhana and NFF Technical Committee

Ethiopians clear Obudu Mountain race top prizes

Tennis family mourns Saraki’s passage

Local coaches hold the ace for boxing revival, says Pa Anyanwu

NIGERIA: Back in the ranks of the malnourished?

The beginning of another era

Mexico’s grass to grace story, lesson for Nigeria

National Sports Festival: 39 years after

My vision is to awaken society’s sensibility to barbarities in the Niger Delta.. Enewaridideke

Delta gets 5,167 health technologists

Reforming the Unreformable: Telling the Nigerian Story, by Jerry Adesewo

I am only a village man, nota native doctor – Edo Dep.Gov

Northern Govs Raised The Alarm Over Oil Revenue: ‘North becoming poorer, S/South getting richer’

Golden Eaglets target big win over Mali

Alison-Madueke’s self-delusion of innocence – 1

Chimezien is Face of Edo 2012

Edo 2012: Oshiomhole’s counsel accuses Airhiavbere witnesses of lying

My clamour for Igbo presidency not party based – Kalu

Man City go top but Chelsea trip

‘Ondo govt won’t abandon anti-Mimiko councils

Awolowo and the forgotten documents of the civil war, by Odia Ofeimun (4)

ANOTHER SUBSIDY MESS: Vehicles FG gave to NURTW have all broken down – Issa Aremu, NLC chief

West Brom punish Chelsea for tinkering

What we failed to take from Obama

Children save prophetess’ 20-yr-old marriage

Housewife: Husband strips me naked, ties me like ram

Sex tears couple apart

Police kill 4 suspected robbers, arrest 1 in Nasarawa

Nasarawa state govt to complete abandoned projects – commissioner

Moscow fans throw firecracker, injure goalkeeper

Premature babies are not deficient, says Doctors

Kayode Esho: Osun declares 3 days of mourning

Playwright seeks inclusion of theatre in schools curricular 

Karzai condemns Israel’s airstrikes on Gaza

Sierra Leone votes in crucial test of post-war recovery

Jonathan extols selfless qualities of Zik

Syrian opposition leaders meet French president

8 feared dead in Aba auto crash

49 killed in Egypt school bus tragedy

Mali Islamists, Boko Haram: The log in Jonathan’s eye

Friday, November 16, 2012

Opposition merger talks: PDP is paranoid – ACN

Mrs Abacha steals show at book launch, donates N5 million

Premiership: Eagles at ‘war’ as Mikel, Moses battle Odemwingie

Finding way out of restiveness, unemployment

We will inject new blood to strengthen our new cabinet – Oshiomhole

BAKASSI: The case for a fresh suit

Unemployment: Biggest frustration among youths

Court awards N3.5m damages against Bullion Van driver, Bank

Koffi Olomide docked for assault

The good, bad and sweet story of Nkiru Sylvanus

My passion for business rubbed me of education – CEO

A political iconoclast he was

Unadulterated bovine excreta

And on a lighter note

CBD boss tasks resident on transformation of Lagos

Eso’s landmark case

Tony Payne: 9ice breaks silence at last!

Nigerian students excel in Ghana University

Subscribers push NCC to sanction operators for poor network

Unemployment: Nigeria sitting on keg of gun-powder

150 Delta flood victims graduate in skill acquisition

JTF arrests eight for oil theft, accuse oil firms of frustrating efforts

Another fuel hike ‘ll collapse your govt, NLC warns Jonathan

Eko 2012: Lagos eyes volleyball, cycling gold

Tale of two eminent citizens’ death in Lagos

2face, Ali Baba to give succour to visually impaired clan

State creation tops S-East demands at Constitution Review public hearing

No winner for Wuraola golf’s Toyota Camry

Imoke flags off Obudu race

FHN announces an update on its oil reserve

The glorious exit of an Urhobo Monarch, Agbon Kingdom

Justice Eso, Deacon of integrity takes a bow

Ecobank partners Western Union for internet money transfer

EKO 2012: LOC launches Miss Eko 2012 Pageant

Justice Kayode Eso death shocks family

Mr President must see this film!

We must have eight top sprinters in 2016, says Onyali

Pasuma replies rumour mongers… ‘KWAM 1 is not dating my daughter’

US envoy concerned over abuses by Nigeria troops

Sick minds

Nigeria’s Osotimehin on Glo/CNN African Voices

EFCC probes Enugu govt over N13.6b new secretariat

Gaza militants: Israel okays recruitment of 75,000 reservists

Obama call for ‘tough compromises’ in fiscal cliff

Four dead in new Israeli strike on Gaza

Jonathan plans presidential chat on Sunday

Osu begs Oshiomhole to spare lives of prisoners

Day lawmaker pours N45m empowerment largesse on communities

Of honour and award: The dilemma of a reformer

Sex in High places: Two Generals fight over big girls

Wogu heads white paper review committee

Constitution amendment: Fashola canvasses state police, special status for Lagos

Gunmen attack STF personnel in Plateau

Jonathan: Presidential Media Chat holds Sunday

Police arrest 4 suspected child traffickers

Mancini backs Balotelli, rejects Suarez reports

Arsenal, Spurs warn fans over derby conduct

Kayode Eso: Nigeria has lost a great legal mind- Jonathan

SAfrica farmworkers loot shops, blockade streets with burning tyres

Oba Adetona seeks improved welfare for police 

NNPC/Chevron expends N600m on wooden bridges, others

Justice Kayode Eso is dead

2 robbery suspects killed by mob in Owerri – Police

Restore street lights, residents appeal to FCTA

Flood: Outbreak of water-borne diseases possible, official warns

Beckham wants to play in Australia 

CBN lambasts telecom operators over poor services

The Ribadu Report and Oronsaye: Matters arising

Thursday, November 15, 2012

No Nigerian Troops To Mali

Jonathan more concerned with fixing Nigeria than politics – Okupe

Nollywood industry confirms as leading promoter of Nigeria tourism

Gunmen kill family of six in Zangon Kataf

WAEC withholds 101,398 results for malpractices

Constitution review: Senate makes u-turn on state creation

Utomi confident on Nigeria’s economic recovery

Healthcare: Anenih’s hand to the geriatric

Irrational remedies

Oil subsidy must go – Jonathan

Keshi, beware

Airhiavbere vs Oshiomhole: A’Court orders Tribunal to commence fresh trial

Itsekiri demand creation of Warri State

Institute of shipping calls for open ship registry

State Police: An appraisal with Bishop Eyitene

Atiku, Makarfi mourn Saraki

LG bosses offer loans to dislodged Okada riders in Lagos

Rivers spends N7.2bn on new model schools – Amaechi

N93bn fraud: Court okays ex-Gov Haruna for trial

Reps halt N3.7bn ecological project

EFCC re-arraigns Ebong, ex-Union Bank MD, others

Contract scam: How ex-Works Minister diverted N75bn, EFCC tells court

CARNIRIV 2012 to celebrate Port Harcourt’s centenary

RenCredit targets middle class, SMEs with N1bn credit loan

The oil curse: Ezekwesili’s prayer and answer

Former employee threatens to sue Access Bank

Verdict on ‘Sabaka night’

Eagles’ victory in Venezuela excites Keshi

Why Saudi Arabia for peace talk? (2)

Delta lawmaker, Nani, delivers democracy dividends to constituents

40 yrs in the MINISTRY: World leaders extol Oritsejafor’s virtue

NASS states posture won’t stop us – Ibadan agitators

PRONACO chief wants ACN as only opposition

Ijaw call for 10-zone structure

Nollywood actor, Pete Eneh dies in Enugu

2 feared dead in fresh Lagos multiple auto crash

FG okays national policy on PPP

Dangote Flour Mills, Unity Bank join NSE market making stocks

ICAN sets criteria for admitting foreign trained accountants

Local content: Firm targets 50,000bpd

Stakeholders reject move to return Orji Kalu to PDP

UNIJOS students protest hike in fees

We’ve killed Boko Haram Commander – JTF

Kidnapped Vanguard reporter’s wife freed

Oba of Benin pays royal visit to Oshiomhole

EDC provides $30m credit to Afreximbank to boost Africa-Canada trade

ICPT admits Nigeria into its board

Jonathan insists on removal of fuel subsidy.

Reps investigates SURE-P implementation

Kaduna to legalize vigilante groups

Corps members decry poor state of camp facility

Grandfather gets first class in UI

Nigerian female drug suspect, 73, dies in Brazil

FocusMaker keep photographers focused

Geo Fluids set to list 100m shares on NSE

FG will not dump Ribadu Report – Okupe

Seven injured as PDP, ACN supporters clash in Ekiti

Gunmen kill three traders in Maiduguri

Stakeholders reject move to return Orji Klau to PDP

Multiple crash claim one, injure many

Nigeria switches to automated flight plans – NAMA

Xi Jinping emerges China’s new leader

S/ African fans injure Zambian goalkeeper after 1- 0 defeat

Togo, Ivory Coast, Ghana win friendlies 

Three Israelis, 3 militants killed as Gaza violence rages

Nigeria beat Venezuela 3 – 1

Sweden vs England: Ibrahimovic takes matters into his own hands

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Golden Eaglets to tackle Mali at 2:00 pm

Constitution review: ‘Won’t bury our monarch until…’

England’s S-Court wants Terry Waya’s confiscation order reduced to £392,400

Gunmen kill Borno Water Resources Director

Nigeria Unity Cup kicks off in Abuja

Cashless policy has come to stay – CBN

Ex-Bank PHB MD, Atuche’s trial starts 3 years after

This almajari economy ‘ll collapse – Aduwo

Banks to commence bio-metric data capture for customers

I wasn’t kidnapped – Ugborodo community leader

Cannabis dealer jailed for 3 months

Reps begin debate on PIB

The ultimate kingmaker

Kidnappers of Vanguard reporter’s wife reduce ransom to N5m

FEC approves N290.34 billion contracts

Jesse crisis: Monarch flees to Asaba

Accolades for late Saraki

Six million Nigerians suffer from diabetes

SUCCESS RECIPE: Mastering your internal guidance system

We derive useful products from fungal organisms – Uche Kanife

Wanted: A new constitution for Nigeria (3)

Shareholders dissuade Lasaco Assurance from merger

How Olusola Saraki lost battle to cancer – Son

Stakeholders seek educational reforms

Police, LG boss halt Enugu East public hearing on constitution review

Nigeria hosts cartoon Africa biennial

Art Is Everywhere Waste-to-art comes to Lagos

Adapt, don’t adopt technology

3,337 corps members sworn in, charged on skills acquisition

Focus to shift from bonds to equities in 2013 – FDC

Fashola’s wife,others lead 50,000 schools at global reading festival

Govt loses N1.7bn monthly to rice smuggling – Millers

Softly, softly, CJN Mukhtar!

Ribadu’s report: An oily slip?

Lawyers, others fault Evidence Act

Ex-Air chief distances self from Halliburton bribery scandal

S-East don’t qualify to be in opposition, says Orji’s aide

Govs, Jakande, Dafinone, Kaita, Ikpo, others mourn Saraki

LASTMA prosecutes 2 suspected impersonators

Airport Police Command arraigns 20 miscreants

17 yr old marriage heads for the rocks in Lagos

English FA chief rejects ‘institutionally racist’ claim

21 states key into contributory pension scheme

Germany to build power plant in Katsina

Igodomigodo appointed Oshiomhole’s Chief of Staff

Oshiomhole apppoints Ihonvebre, Igodomigodo,others into new cabinet

Jonathan hails Gen. Abubakar for rescuing Nigeria

‘Future of youths in Africa grim unless…’

FG okays N98bn for infrastructure in 9 oil producing states

Nigerian ducked for credit card scam in British

Saraki’s death: Ilorin mourns

My father died of cancer – Olaolu Saraki

Olusola Saraki: Nigeria has lost another political titan – ACN

Woman in court for initiating 12 year-old girl into witchcraft

Congratulate Mimiko, Afenifere advises Ondo guber candidates

Jonathan mourns Olusola Saraki

One killed in S.Africa farmworker unrest

BBC marks unhappy 90th birthday

Olusola Saraki: He was a consummate Politician – Senate

Olusola Saraki: End of an era, says Senate leader Ndoma-Egba

Olusola Saraki: Painful Exit of a People’s Democrat – Ekweremadu

Olusola Saraki: Kwara declares 3-day mourning

Banky W returns! …releases new album

Fulani leader wants inter-tribal marriages among NYSC members

Olusola Saraki: Kwara adeclares 3-day mourning

Banks stop N100 inter-bank ATM charge

Olusola Saraki is Dead

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

We Need More Than Manifestoes

Promoting Privatisation, Deregulation, and Liberalisation by Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Kidnappers demand N10m to release Vanguard reporter’s wife

Nigeria has highest oil spill in the world – Senate

Back to the trenches

Varsity lecturer, 2 others killed

Jesse riot: 6 shot dead, 25 injured

FCT targets 10,000 for employment

Afcon referees to be ‘quarantined’

Bayelsa pensioners threaten legal action over N3.5bn gratuity debt

Navy allegedly burns boat loaded with stolen diesel in Delta

Yes, fight Jonathan fight

SUBSIDY SCAM: Tukur, Alao’s sons discussing with EFCC over charges

Fashola raises alarm over wife’s impersonation in Facebook

Over 100m Nigerians can’t be properly identified – NIMC

N-Assembly can’t create new states – Ekweremadu

Ministry advocates laboratory analysis for produce

Aso Savings optimistic on success of N5bn rights issue

Orodje, FRSC, club, Knights donate to flood victims

First bank launches mobile money service

Orji tasks judges on corruption

FG begins $15m software incubation in Lagos, Calabar

Mass withdrawals hit international friendlies

For Lagos communities, a time to cheer, courtesy of lawmaker

Group expresses concern over insecurity in Nigeria

8,000 Osun PDP members join ACN

Martins urges youths to rejoice in spite of all odds

Ogbomoso ACN divided over Ajimobi’s leadership choice

ISPON 2012 Conference: A European perspective

‘Pension contribution can provide long term funds for developmental projects’

East-West road: 2014 completion date stands – FG

Lagos-Ibadan expressway: FG okays Bi-Courtney’s work

Bankers Games: Fidelity Bank maintain overall dominance

The Ribadu/Oronsaye tango

Swedish golfers invade First Bank Amateur Open

In no time, Boko Haram ‘ll become history – Osasuyi

Chelsea vs Clattenburg: Police drop ‘racism’ complaint

Lawmakers move ahead on anti-gay bill

Ameobi wants to be Nigerian hero


NSE market indicators drop by 1.2%

Director docked for criminal breach of trust

Africa is world’s fastest growing mobile market – study

West African troops ready to go to Mail

Fuel subsidy fraud: Tukur, Alao sons parley EFCC over charges 

LASG gives 4 days ultimatum to sports festival contractors 

Second hand clothes cause candidiasis, hepatitis – expert

Ex-Eagles clash with entertainment stars for World AIDS Day

Non registration of deaths, a challenge to proper planning – NPC

Nigeria loses  $7b to oil bunkering yearly  - IEA

Friendly game don’t mean a thing to me – Ferguson.

Kaduna Sharia Court grants woman, 23, divorce

Man arrested at UK airport over Syria “terrorist” inquiry 

We will bring fame to Nationwide League, says NFA

Jonathan asks African scientists to tackle climate change

Ikhana’s job is over – Bassey

Before we accept Boko Haram’s offer

Monday, November 12, 2012

Advancing macroeconomic reforms by Okonjo-Iweala

What Our Politicians Learnt

Flood: Scientist warns of looming mosquito-borne diseases

1004 flats sealed, re-opened over land use charge

More facts emerge on Otumara flow station’s killings

Ogun PDP protests Obj’s alleged imposition

Uduaghan inaugurates LG caretaker c’ttees

Blame Ikhana for Falcons woes

3 arraigned for allegedly assaulting policeman

FG committed to revolutionalise housing sector – Jonathan

Justices absent at Ndi Okereke-Onyiuke’s appeal

50% of Kaduna teachers unqualified – Yakowa

Will the 2013 budget lift education out of decadence?(2)

NJC vs Aregbesola: Osun to reject CJ’s choice

Naira depreciates by 0.1%

Eagles arrive Miami, begin training

Vanguard reporter’s wife, geologist kidnapped

FG reviews defence attache mgt

Malfunctioning Lekki-Epe tollgate now a nuisance

Pension Scam: Court declines to quash charges against accused persons

Greed, impatience made me go into robbery – suspect

NCC bans telecommunication operators from lotteries, promotions

Constitution review: Constituency calls for true federalism, others

Prof Adesanmi blames leaders for Nigeria’s woes

For Lagos communities, a time to cheer, courtesy of lawmaker’s lifeline

Kit contract: NYSC rejects 85 contractors’ bids

Unrepentant KAI officials shift extortion base to Ikorodu road

Adamawa set for council polls

Married but stateless

Obi never invited me to peace meeting in Awka – APGA chairman

Wamakko/PHCN face-off: Gov describes NLC President as rude

Oyo after Lam

Gunmen kill 1, injure 2 others in Kano

Vanguard walks for life

Oshiomhole takes oath of office for 2nd term

Independence day bomber knows fate Jan. 25, 2013

Messi better than Pele!

Terry out for weeks not months – Chelsea

‘Only full deregulation of downstream sector will end fuel scarcity’

”Bachelor” by D’banj – a review

Enyimba’s new sign-on Abalogu dreaming of glory

We are winning war against oil theft, illegal bunkering in Niger Delta – JTF

I haven’t endoresed anybody to succeed me – Orji

Oshiomhole takes oath of office for another four yrs.

Ribadu task force report: FG acted in bad faith – ACN

2013 Cup of Nations qualifiers begin preparations

Will the 2013 budget lift education out of decadence?

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Eko 2012: Oshiomhole approves N120 million for contingent

Oshiomhole: The road is still hard

Pray more, Adeboye urges Nigerians

Ribadu’s Ruined Report

Tukur to PDP govs: Surpass your predecessors in achievements

Jombo-Ofo: SAN warns against discrimination in judiciary

Oil wells: Seven states to refund N17.5 billion to Rivers

Reducing the number of political parties

Gunmen raid Bauchi police station, kill lawmaker’s father

We ‘re not thinking of 2015 – PDP

Rep lauds public sessions on Constitution review

Minister advocates distance learning for teachers

Delta ACN suspends Ogbuagu, two others

PDP behind killings in Borno – State Govt

SERAP threatens court action over Ribadu report

I’m not experimenting with public funds – Oshiomhole

NLC threatens strike over flogging of Sokoto PHCN staff

Demolition: Ogun to pay N10 billion compensation

EBSU Council disagrees with ASUU over reappointment of VC

Flood displaced 700,000 in Anambra – Presidential Aide

Ex-militants urge Uduaghan to sign Anti-terrorism Bill

Ribadu Report: Jonathan won’t protect evil doers – Presidency

Anxiety mounts in Enugu as Chime prolongs leave

ONDO GUBER: PDP, PDC want Mimiko’s victory upturned at Tribunal

Another oil spill at Mobil’s Qua Iboe field

Youth restiveness and unemployment in The way out part 1

Crude theft: Nigeria’s oil production slumps

BUDGET 2013: All talk; no jobs – 2

Presidential imports waivers: For good or bad?

Bi-Courtney assures Med-View Airlines of smooth operations at MMA2

Wema Bank eyes National Bank status with N35bn capital injection

Skye Bank boosts local content, partners Waltersmith Oil

Lam Adesina, a dogged fighter – Fashola

Terrorism: Cleric warns against reprisal attacks

A focused PDP‘ll win Lagos in 2015 – Salis

Obudu ready for Saturday’s race

APGA saga: Matters arising

Equatorial Guinea win AWC

Venezuela Friendly: Mikel, Moses, Efe, Musa, Apam out

Gunmen kill five in Yobe

LASTMA bars junior officers from arresting traffic offenders

Rahamon Bello appointed UNILAG VC

Oil thieves force Shell to cut Nigeria production by 25,000 bpd

S-H-A-M-E Falcons crash again!

Gunmen raid police station, kill two

Woe for Terry as Chelsea held, City go second

2015: President of Igbo origin is achievable, says Ekweremadu

Lam Adeshina: A monumental loss -Tambuwal

Osoba, Lai Mohammed, others mourn Lam Adesina

Newcastle undone by old boys Allardyce and Nolan

Adesina: Nigeria has lost a vibrant voice of democracy – Atiku Abubakar

Lam Adesina, former Oyo governor, dies at 73

Jonathan tasks ECOWAS leaders on collective vision of peace, stability

Jonathan expresses sadness over Adesina’s death

Navy to conduct sea exercise

Israel fires warning shots into Syria

Imo demand equal states, single tenure for president, governor

Over 350 hectares of cassava destroyed by flood in Edo

Cross River earmarks N500m for youths’ empowerment

Oshiomhole tells church why erring teachers were sacked

AWC: Equatorial Guinea don’t scare Banyana Banyana – Van Wyk

UNIPORT four: More suspects in police net

Saturday, November 10, 2012

BBC in crisis as chief resigns over sex abuse fiasco

Hell on Earth

Aftermath of violent attacks: Bauchi’s population hits 7 m

Oritsejafor acquires private jet

Subsidy scam: Oil barons warned against harming Okonjo-Iweala, Allison-Madueke

Christianity is under threat, says Primate Okoh

Why MultiChoice’ll invest more in this country

Wigan coach hails Moses’ rising profile

Why I left Church of God Mission -Pastor Oritsejafor

Gowon hails Edo people for re-electing Oshiomhole

Constitution amendment: Lawmaker escapes lynching in Kano

Again, Obama

The normality of abnormality (2)

Our new Chief Justice is doing well

Guilty by association

Leadership: Assess performance with a mirror

Is Dr Okonjo-Iweala still relevant?

A new agenda for Bini

Much Ado about retreats and summits

Death penalty for terrorists, kidnappers in Delta

Brush after breakfast; not before

Nigeria won’t break – Abdusalami

Citizen Odoki Dead or Alive?

How Ondo high chief took own life

Puzzle as man kills wife in toilet

`Uduaghan serving the electorate well’

Arsenal held up by Fulham

Awolowo and the forgotten documents of the civil war, by Odia Ofeimun (3)

Matrimonial mess in court!

I caught my wife in bed with my best friend – Man, 50

Minister launches students PC ownership scheme

Tambuwal, others say constitution review will shape nigeria’s destiny

CBN releases new guidelines on power, airline intervention fund

Nigeria will benefit from modern biotechnology in agric – Expert

Obama urges immediate tax cut for middle class

Vice President in Plateau to asses flood damage

Jonathan congratulates Archbishop of Canterbury

Alaba Market has cut sale of substandard goods by 60% says PRO

I have been placed on diet – Ice Prince

Kano govt gives 88,000 women N10,000 each

National Identity Number: NIMC insists on identification for enrolment

Adeboye urges Christians to demonstrate God’s glory

OPC proposes road map for Boko Haram/FG dialogue

It’s difficult to beat Liverpool, Chelsea Di Matteo admits

Onitsha market crisis: Police probe attempted murder of spare parts market boss

Flooding in UN appeals for 38m dollars

Solarin buried amidst heavy downpour

Climate change: Fashola tasks traders on environment

Friday, November 09, 2012

We don’t collect money again for Pre-paid meters – Idemudia

PHCN: Old wine in new bottle

Benin agog as Oshiomhole takes oath of office Monday

Two killed as police, robbers engage in gun battle

Uncertainty, confusion trail non availability of Pre-paid meters

Anambra no longer a pariah State – Obi

Orosanye, Ribadu and the Nigerian story

CNS calls for stakeholders’ forum to combat illegal bunkering

Nigeria’s Space Programme in jeopardy

ACN, Accord parties challenge Ondo guber election

Adoke calls for urgent reform of Nigeria’s criminal justice sector

N6.153 trillion domestic debt: Okonjo-Iweala warns Governors

Boko Haram a creation of the ruling PDP – CPC

Stop discriminating against women in the judiciary – AfA

Seun Kuti flags off campaign to legalize ‘marijuana’

Oil subsidy scam: Fashola slams Presidency

I’m excited over Sidney Sam, Keshi declares

My ‘romance’ with a python – Chika Ike

Eagles to play two friendlies in Portugal

OKADA VS LAGOS STATE: ‘The baby and the bathwater’

Moses: Chelsea super stars make me shine

Borno to storm Lagos with a bang

Regina George faces booze charges

Boxing: Obisia offers panacea for development

Ice Prince dreams big on birthday

Toyota makes fortune from Hybrids …sell 1m Hybrids in 10 months

Nollywood in the eye of Charles Novia

Why I acquired two new mansions – 2face

Mo’ Cheddah ready to go for gold at MVA

Queen Ure releases album

Eko 2012: Edo athletes unsure of participation

AWC: Blame NFF for Falcons failure – Jossy Lad

AGN reunites Fred Amata with Ibinabo

Ruggedman releases collabo album

PHCN: Pain, agony of getting pre-paid meters

I learnt from my fathers mistake – Olusola Dada

Be prepared

Facebook lover arraigned for attempted rape, murder

Should privatisation of PHCN stop installation of Pre-paid meters?

I don’t have an eye for politics but .. Abimbola Fashola

Pass Petroleum Industry Bill, Paul Collier tells Nigeria

IFEANYI UBA: In the eye of oily storm

Ronaldo leads Portgual squad to face Gabon

Dutch police bust Nigerian fake wedding scam

Dialogue with Boko Haram amount to “abysmal appeasement.” – Soyinka 

Chelsea reveal profit £1.4m as fair play rules loom

$38m needed to help victims of Nigeria floods – UN

Ferguson sure Rooney will score 20 goals this season

Gunmen kill 3 policemen in Yobe

Oshiomhole dissolves cabinet ahead of Monday swearing-in

Pretence To Justice

‘NYSC food budget grossly inadequate’

Muslim leader wants veil for female students

FG orders airlines to install tracking devices

On the nation’s perennial fuel scarcity

Thursday, November 08, 2012

The making of a Peoples Constitution

Hope Harriman’s unfulfilled dreams

Okada restriction: Fashola says no gain without pain

PDP vs FASHOLA:Gov is rude to non-Lagosians – PDP

Alaafin condemns police invitation to monarch

Jihad and Paradise (1)

Gunmen kill village head, wife, little girl in Plateau

EFCC nabs two with $238,858

2013 budget: Senate summons NNPC boss over NPDC $500m revenue

Nigeria making progress on security challenges – Jonathan

Aviation sector: FG dismisses alleged marginalisation of North

OBAMA: PDP fires back at ACN, CPC

Piracy: Achebe won’t make money from new book – Gowon

‘Only citizens can produce genuine Constitution’

ONDO GUBER POLL: INEC is a fortress for criminals – Oke

Osaze compounds Keshi’s headache

Majek Fashek: How I spent over N35m to rehabilitate him – Hajia

Constitution Review: Kwankwanso accuses Ekweremadu, Ihedioha of Igbo agenda

Nigeria, IMF and other matters

Nigeria, Ghana trade not economically beneficial – Ghana Consulate

EIB, UBA enter N10bn deal for SMEs funding across Africa

Okada ban: 8 riders, passenger remanded for alleged violation

Edo DPP clears Ugolor over Olaitan’s murder

19 Ogun lawmakers threaten Speaker

Amnesty defends report on rights abuses in Nigeria

Swiss govt gives repatriated Nigerians aid

Reps demands FG’s account of foreign grants

Presidency, Buhari in fresh row over Boko Haram mediation

Employment scam uncovered in Delta’s flood relief camps

Fashola affirms readiness for Eko 2012

Jombo-Ofo: CJN dares Senate

Microsoft Windows 8 finally berths in Nigeria

God has been faithful – EVELYN URHOBO

MAN, Chinese investors partner to develop SMEs

Spare parts dealers protest illegal levies in Anambra

Falcons’ defeat a wake up call, says Hamilton

Otedola vs Farouk: Court to hear suit Nov 23

Good hair, bad hair

OIL SECTOR PROBE: Presidency slams Ribadu Report

NANS wades into ABSU school fees crisis

Our priority’s athletes’ comfort – Oshodi

We are ready for Eko 2012 – Amadi

Experts call for natural hair care

Senate approves N250b NDDC budget for 2012

Oshiomhole presents N150bn 2013 budget

UniPort reopens

Flood: FG urged to dredge River Niger

Ezekwesili tasks FCMB mgt on product innovation

AFCON Duties: NFF congratulates Oneya, Ojo-Oba, others

Security beefed up at Finance Ministry …As Okonjo-Iweala cries out over oil barons’ harassment

C-River empowers 6,000 poor households

DESOPADEC commissioner to adopt Uduaghan’s three-point agenda

Emotions, as players win cars in Delta

Celebrity Tattoos

Thugs seize Mace, turn Benue Assembly into battle field

Shaggy, Patra, Soweto gospel choir to headline CARNIRIV 2012

Afolayan, Stephanie collaborate on ‘Short Film Competition’

Gabriel Afolayan drops two new singles

Hope Harriman dies at 79

Indigenous operators call for acreage allocation

ISSA HAYATOU: The man who would be king

I’ll score goals for Keshi – Martins

Ribadu’s report badly handled – Presidency

Justice Jombo-Ofo’s swearing-in: CJN dares Senate

Fire destroys N100m goods in Onitsha wood market

Jordan king asks Obama to work on Mideast peace

JAMB educates candidates on computer based test

”Jonathan has strong passion to end Boko Haram crisis”

Samsung had best-selling Q3 smartphone – survey

Workers protest company’s closure, non payment of salary

Death toll hits nine, 67 rescued after Ghana mall collapse

Policeman loses 4 children to inferno in Gusau

Why some people want me out of Petroleum Ministry – Deziani 

About to be dad! Paul of PSquare!

Why some people want me out of Petroleum Ministry – Deziani

Delta lawmakers pass bill on kidnapping, terrorism

United make Champions League knockout stages

Reps to convene meeting on review of 1999 Constitution review

Israelis to join rescue after Ghana mall collapse

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Obama: The Second Time Around (5)

Standard & Poor, Moody raise Nigeria’s creditworthiness

US election tears PDP, ACN, others apart

NDLEA arrests student with 1.535kg cocaine

Biya Forever!

Traders protest Amosun’s planned market demolition

Why Nigerians ‘ll ask Jonathan to run in 2015 – Okupe

FG approves N59.8bn contracts for roads, others

49-yr-old man arraigned over alleged terrorism

Why most businesses faill in Nigeria

Reps probe alleged MDAs’ extortion of job seekers

Senators query Jonathan’s N1.23trn borrowing plan

FG laments Nigeria’s low investment ranking

Textile workers harp importance of peace to industrial development

Most judges appointed are neither prepared nor mentally equipped – Azinge

JAMB Computer Based Test in 2013: Stakeholders react

INEC accuses Oke of lying over Ondo poll

Kawonise: Police nab four suspects

Dana Air to acquire new aircraft, assures on safety

Between Abia, an ex-governor and wisdom

FG begins work on N9bn Nenwe power sub-station

Gas explosion victims take case to Labour Minister

FCTA sets conditions for meat haulage in Abuja

A’Court to rule on Airiavbere’s appeal against Oshiomhole

Negotiating with Boko Haram

A gentleman’s matric-couture

Trustfund carpets states over choice of PFAs for workers

Oando awards scholarships to 225, launches foundation

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: Ganoderma suppresses propagation of cancer cells – LAURETTA OFODILE

Estate agent arraigned for forgery, fraud

UNILAG to host research confab

Victor Moses gives Chelsea new life, beat Shakhtar Donetsk 3-2

Reps demand review of revenue formula

3RD MAINLAND BRIDGE: FERMA denies report of pot-holes after repairs

FADE challenges govts over possible hurricane in Lagos

Gunmen kill 2 Chinese nationals in Borno

I would ‘ve joined Boko Haram – Ex-military Gov, Onoja

Obama hugs Michelle, and makes Facebook history

N500bn benefits: Union dares FG over PHCN’s privatisation

‘Kwara not broke’

‘No vacancy in Taraba Govt House’

Constitution review: There ‘ll be no area of restriction —Senate

Reps blast Oronsaye over Ribadu’s c’ttee report

Manu allays fears over Mali

Super Falcons surrender African title

Bharti Airtel announces Q2 consolidated IFRS results

Ibrahimovic handed two game suspension

How police detained kids, mother over alleged theft by husband

Pig meat tragedy: Another funeral guest dies

Two dead, children hurt after twin blasts in restive Mubi

Shola Ameobi gets Eagles’ first call-up

3 killed, dozens trapped as shopping mall collapses in Ghana

JTF escape bomb blast in Miduguri

9 injured as police, okada riders clash in Ibadan

Police arraign beggar for absconding with colleagues’ N250,000

FERMA to begin repair of Ilorin-Omu-Aran-Egbe highway

US Elections: Romney’s concession speech

Raid on Kaduna flash points targeted at terror gangs, says Army

Sunshine Stars appoint Abimbola as new Technical Adviser

US Elections: Jonathan congratulates Obama

Drogba pledges better times ahead at Shanghai

President Barack Obama’s re-election speech in Chicago

US Elections: Obama’s victory speech

How Obama won four more years

Boko Haram: Army faults Amnesty Int’l on extra-judicial killings’ report

US states back recreational use of marijuana

Wenger rues missed chances as Arsenal draw

US Elections: British Prime Minister Cameron congratulates Obama

US Elections: Obama says ‘best is yet to come’

Is this country under a curse?

US Elections: Israel congratulates Obama on reelection

US election: Battle-hardened Obama makes history again

US election: Obama edges Romney

Mitt Romney congratulates President Obama

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Obama: The Second Time Around (4)

Truck Driver, Ph.D

US Elections: Polls shut in too-close-to-call Florida

Ribadu’s report drama, ploy by Presidency to cover oil sector rot – Malami, SAN

PDP vs FAYEMI: Fayemi should resign now – PDP

‘No banana peel from Banyana Banyana’

Watch out for reptiles, Uduaghan warns flood victims

Mali: Nwachukwu, others caution FG against hasty move

We’ll break Nigerians hearts – Banyana Banyana

US Elections: Romney, Obama get first wins in safe states

US Elections: Voters turn out in force for Obama-Romney finale

US Elections: Obama, Romney use social media for final vote push

Man, 33, absconds as wife gives birth to triplet

Pollution: FG sets restoration project

Oil firms shun gas flare penalty payment for 2012

Operators seek review of microwave frequency charges

Fuel price: In Lagos, it’s back to N97 without cheers

Senators, Reps, SANs tackle CJN

Soku oil field: Bayelsa faults Rivers’ N17bn claim

UN to Force foreign oil firms to clean-up environment

We’ll revive ginger production in Ham land -James Kura Garba, new Magajin Rafin Jabba

Chukwu joins Keshi, Jay Jay for Delta Gov’s cup

AGF challenges CJN

5 arraigned over alleged kidnap of female magistrate, Delta Speaker’s brother

Delta lawmakers consider bill on kidnappers, terrorists today

Ondo Assembly suspends 9 council bosses

NYSC members to acquire martial arts skills

Ugborodo crisis: Three confirmed dead, two others missing

Daniel’s aide, Kawonise, orderly shot by gunmen

Nigeria loses N80bn annually to medical tourism – Senate

US Elections: Obama thanks Romney for ‘spirited’ campaign

“I voted!” Americans shout out on Twitter, Facebook

Cameroon’s Biya marks 30 years in power

Union calls off strike over governor’s assault on staff

Lagos Traffic Law: Lawmakers caution over-zealous security officers

Gunmen kill 2 kids, parents

Ilasamaja pedestrian bridge ready by Jan – Fashola

US Elections: Heavy turnout greet US polls

The impact of Social media on the US elections

Microsoft unveils windows 8 in Nigeria

US Elections: I lived where vote does not matter – Nigeria immigrant

Di Matteo predicts bright future for Moses


JTF raid terrorist hideout, kill four

US Elections: Mom-to-be votes en route delivery room

Teacher sentenced for cutting girls’ unveiled hair

Ronaldo was my hero’ says Messi

2face reacts to ban on birth control pill tweets

Obama worries about Sandy victims getting hit anew

Fight: Fans vs Tonto Dike brewing again?

Compass MD, Kawonise, police aide shot

D’banj lives his dream… wins MOBO award

West African army chiefs meet on Mali intervention

US Elections: Voters grumble in storm-hit

United to unveil Ferguson statue

America 2012: Still Chasing the Democratic Ideal

FG to establish debate academy

Financial experts disagree on crude oil price benchmark

Gambian opposition seeks Jonathan’s intervention on national dialogue

Two injured as explosion rocks Kenya

Blasts, gunfire rock Yobe

S/Africa rolls out Mandela bank notes

Air Force retires seven Air Vice Marshals

US Elections Are About Americans

Govt sets up counter terrorism office to tackle Boko Haram

Tiny northeast town casts first White House votes

Obama leads, but dicey

Odemwingie double does for sinning Saints

Monday, November 05, 2012

Obama: The Second Time Around (3)

Ribadu report: ‘C’ttee did not verify some data’

CYNTHIA: Prosecution, defence counsel disagree over adjournment

My Pikin manufacturer dies at 58

Obama, Romney in a race ‘too close to call’

There was a country, there was starvation (2)

Is Nigeria winning the war against cancer?

Crackles in cash-for-clearance scam

Conflict prevention: Imperatives of reform Security agencies

FG to Tambuwal: Let’s work together

Okada ban: Warri, Effurun, Asaba calm 5 days after

Flood: Presidential c’ttee to raise N100bn

INEC urged to deregister some political parties

Constitutional review will address state creation – Rep

Sokoto court orders striking PHCN staff back to work

Enugu community absolves self of monarch’s murder

Five years after, Rev King appeals death sentence

Import waivers: Senate to strip Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala of powers

Constitution Review: US asks NASS to involve all sectors

Okada rider strips to evade arrest

Manifold rupture: Fear grips Delta community over possible inferno

Insecurity killing businesses in Nigeria, Maritime workers warn

Dangote Sugar fire to gulp over N7bn insurance claims

Zumbathon: Dancing against cancer

The Cancer FIGHTER: Traditional treatment Option 3: Radiation

Drug counterfeiting: Orhii sends SOS to WHO

AGPMPN bemoans paltry allocation to health

Ethnic groups strategise for 2015 Benue guber

State OF ORIGIN: Female judge denied Appeal Court seat

Land dispute: Community files contempt suit against Army

Flood: NEMA puts casualty figure at 363 deaths, 2.1m IDPs

‘Fish out perpetrators of violence around Otumara Flow Station’

Energia targets 10,000bpd production by 2013

Oshiomhole vs Airhiavbere: Reconstituted Tribunal begins hearing

Mourinho says Dortmund can win Champions League

Ebonyi denies suspension of N18,000 minimum wage from 2013 budget

We won’t allow godfathers to destroy LP – Anambra chair

Police arrest over 100 ‘Biafran separatists’

We’ll shock Eagles – Ethiopia

Old policies and older workers

FG to float $1bn Euro bond

No to zoning in Anambra

General Shuwa: Tribute To A Great Civil War Hero, By Victor Ndoma-Egba

Airtel hosts CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, top Nigerians

SSS parades 4 suspected arms-running syndicate

Mitt, Ann Romney to vote in Massachusetts

Dutch biotech to commence sales of human gene

Man arrested over ‘racist’ gesture at Chelsea game

Senate to strip Jonathan, Iweala of powers to grant import waivers

Fears of vote shift looms in Sandy devastated areas

Boko haram has killed 3000-Chief of Army staff.

Ajimobi sacks three commissioners

Nearly 80 percent of French back Obama re-election

DMO workers donate 5% of November salary to flood victims

ACN to presidency: Look inwards for those insulting the president

End media war, Jonathan tells Amaechi, Dickson

Mancini dismisses crisis talk ahead of Ajax clash

No apology from N. Zealand PM over Beckham ‘jibe

Borno govt imports 500 rice mills

Fast-Food breakfast sandwiches may slow down blood flow

Former Akwa Ibom deputy governor supports successor

Trial begins for pope butler ‘accomplice’

Police arrest 25 suspected gunmen in Kano

Castrated men live longer!

Skyfall movie burns hot in Lagos

Scientists unravel resistance to breast cancer treatment

Debt ratio of world’s best economies five times higher than Nigeria’s – DMO

Obama: The Second Time Around (2)

‘Isreali contractors sold Nigeria $240m non-functional drones’

Catholic Church battles Hollande’s gay marriage plan

Dogs maul 3 yr-old in US zoo

Sunday, November 04, 2012

Ajimobi’s travels and travails

Another Oily Report

Bakassi: FG moves to appease C-River

Toll charges on a reconstructed Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Ilaje monarch plans to build mega-city

FG denies Melaye’s allegation of N29bn contract scam

Alleged contract scam: SFU quizzes Onitsha LG officials

Arsonists destroy N20m cocoa, palm plantation in Enugu

Ebonyi ACN chair alleges threat to life

Enugu shuts three hospitals over poor standard

Slain HPM: Family alleges Police complicity

Amaechi’s driver electrocuted in Govt House

Death row convicts must die – Oshiomhole

ACN accuses FG of deliberately sabotaging Ribadu task force

Security challenges: Pray for Nigeria Police – Adeboye

Blackout: Electric power shocks political power in Sokoto

No foreign-based Eagles for Venezuela – Keshi

6 Ph.D, 704 Masters holders among applicants for drivers job in Dangote

VP’s chopper renders 78-yr-old woman, 4 others homeless in C-River

LG goes hi-tech in new air conditioners

Manufacturers commend Ogun State Govt over 40% land acquisition rebate

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

We want to ensure tax payers’ money is well spent – Lawmaker

I am leaving Union Bank that is swimming in money, strong and more reliable

BUDGET 2013: All talk; no jobs – 1

Agricultural Biotechnology can lead to quantum leap in food production – Dr. Abubakar Lawali

Salvaging flood disasters without insurance

We are first to operate brand new aircraft in Nigeria – Ndulue

Association plans uniform logo for microfinance banks

IMF’s Poisoned Pill

Equities’ value on NSE drops by N101bn

SEC to engage AMCON, CBN on market making for bonds

Begging fast becoming a way of life in Nigeria

Flood c’ttee organises N100bn fund dinner

Bode George urges support for Jonathan, condemns Okada restriction in Lagos

NAFDAC assures visitors at Lagos Trade Fair

More support for Lagoon State creation

I pray for our oil to dry up – Ezekwesili

Sudanese Bin Laden-linked Islamist wants Obama win

Abdullahi reconstitutes Academicals

Gunmen kill three in Kano

Reps will encourage FG to dialogue with Boko Haram – Tambuwal

Brazil thrash Libya 13-0

Bode George canvases support for Jonathan

Boko Haram denies killing Gen Shuwa

CBN’s quest for retention of absolute power

Flood victims: Groups call for transparency in distribution of relief materials, funds

NCC to curtail number of promos on GSM networks – Minister

Obi, Anambra flood victims mark Ojukwu’s 79th birthday

Telecom masts are not harmful – Minister

Telecommunication masts are not harmful – Minister

Gunmen burn police station, school in Yobe

Di Matteo finds a Friend despite Chelsea slip-up

PRS Task Force: FG sabotaging Ribadu, says ACN

Mediators to push Mali Islamists to cut Qaeda ties

Saturday, November 03, 2012

KADUNA BOMBING: Okada, Please lead me to St. Rita Catholic Church – Suicide Bomber

5 feared dead in Delta task force, gamblers clash

Dating? Show some class

GKS laments rising rate of divorces in Nigeria

When Forever is Not Forever

Two drug traffickers to spend 14 years in prison

Achebe/Awo war: A plea for sanity –3

Sports Festival: Colour as FG, States hoist flags in Lagos

Theatre as diplomatic soldiering

Boko Haram: Yar’Adua bitter experience threatens peace proposal

550 Katsina pilgrims return

Industrial relations parley on transformation agenda

Judges don’t make money like lawyers – Justice Itam, Cross River CJ

Obama: The Second Time Around

Kogi flood victims ‘invade’ Delta

Illegal N11m withdrawal: ICPC arrests 4 bank officials

FG advocates common youth policy in Africa

Awolowo and the forgotten documents of the civil war, by Odia Ofeimun (2)

‘How we survived gas disaster’

Woman stuns court: My husband is not my son’s biological father

17-year-old donates to orphanage home

Strange fire amputates 5-yr-old girl

War of Brothers: Rivers: Traditional rulers take battle to the streets

War of Brothers: Bayelsa: The area belongs to Bayelsa by law – State Govt

Van Persie downs 10-man Arsenal as United go top

Police parade 5 suspected telecom vandals in Ebonyi

Outbreak of Rice Blast reported in parts of Kaduna

Police kill 14 kidnappers in Ogoni

JTF storm kidnappers hideout, kill 14

Ebonyi Judiciary generates N19.7m

Telecom operators plan discriminatory tarriffs for subscribers

Eko 2012: Police assure contingents of security

Afe Babalola harps on Sovereign National Conference 

Plane crash:Gov Suntai’s aides flown to Germany

Five killed as gamblers, security clash in Delta

Kidnapped aid workers freed in Niger

Transsexual denied recognition as father

Vaccine bombshell: Baby monkeys develop autism symptoms after obtaining doses of popular vaccines

New York cancels marathon, restores electricity

English referees plan boycott of Chelsea matches

Buhari won’t mediate for terrorists – CPC

Suntai’s injured aides to be flown to Germany today

This recommendation is for you to use, Ribadu tells Jonathan

Friday, November 02, 2012

Reps order police to shut down Kogi House

3yr-old pupil found dead in toilet; teacher, nannies arrested

Akwa Ibom topsy-turvy power show

Messi becomes a dad but still ready to play

Government lied to Okada riders – ANACOWA

Tears of Okada riders

NCC orders telcoms to provide instant call bills

Nigeria risks losing 19 states to Boko Haram terrorism -Gen Olanrewaju

C’ttee recommends unbundling of NNPC, deregulation

ACN, ACF decry nationwide scarcity of petrol

Barracks contract fraud: IGP orders investigation of senior officers

We only restrict Okada on 475 out of 9,100 roads – Opeifa

Why it’s healthy to breathe through your nose

Flown abroad for treatment

Adeboye floats national U-20 table tennis championships

Our pain, our gains, our story – Bracket

How 13-yr-old girl miraculously escaped from ritualists

Welcoming a new author to town; Ifeanyi Ilechukwu

How police in Lagos smashed notorious ATM robbery gang

Venus downs Serena in Lagos

Unveiling 6 hot new Nollywood hunks: Why they are hot

Lagos govt set to facilitate out-of-court settlement

Jonathan tasks chambers of commerce on business climate

Edo not against Mission schools – Oshiomhole

Idea, not well thought-out – Ogudoro

Eagles, Zambia favoured from Group C – Chukwuma

A clog in the wheels of okada riders

‘Ownership, regulation, bane of collecting society for Nollywood’

Gunmen kill General Shuwa, his visitor

Omotola now Beffta film Icon

Alex Usifo blasts govt over insincerity

There is dignity in work – Kunle Egbedun

Don’t let this cancer kill me, Prof.Omo Omoruyi begs President Jonathan

Tata launches new commercial vehicles, unveils unprecedented warranty

Renewable energy has not grown in Africa – Teni

More than half full

Group tasks youths ahead 2015 elections

the way of peace, he way of the wind

Delta group lauds Gov Uduaghan

2face acquires two multi-million Naira mansions

Bishop Nelly, notorious kidnap kingpin, gunned down

Not yet sunset for Okada operators

Mitt Romney will win the elections – Queen Akasoba

When will Nigerian industries be revived? – Ezemegwara

Segun Ogunsanya becomes CEO, Airtel Nigeria

Earth quake strikes in Philippine

Bowen Varsity marks 10th anniversary

Bloomberg names Dangote, 62nd richest man in the world

NAF promotes 129 officers, 14 AVMs

How to make our constitution a people’s constitution – Editors, others

We must root out Al-Qaeda, says Jonathan

Sandy evokes memories of 9/11

Zimbabwe disbands national football team

Gunmen kill prominent ex-general, Mohammed Shuwa

OKADA: We have only restricted their movements – Lawmaker

Eko 2012: Lagos not ready yet

Disagreements as Ribadu C’ttee submits report

When Uduaghan almost shed tears

ACN accuses FG of raising fuel price by subterfuge

JTF kill about 40 young men in Maiduguri, say residents

Alex Ferguson faults Chelsea, defends ref Clattenburg in ‘racism’ row

NYSC shifts orientation course date in Bayelsa from Monday to Wednesday.

NYSC postpones orientation date in Bayelsa

Within ten moths FG spent over N400m on TB in 2012 – Health Minister 

Terry G welcomes baby

Man stabbed to death over N200 debt

Da mi duro remix with Akon: good or bad?

Fashola, Jonathan ready for Eko 2012 flag hoisting

Photo guess: what are the ladies staring at?

With Persie will United humiliate Arsenal again ?

Suntai’s Plane Crash: Govs pass vote of no confidence on Aviation Sector

Enugu assembly backs creation of Adada state

Foods that are great for the skin

Thursday, November 01, 2012

MASSOB abducts splinter group leaders

Corruption In Judiciary

5 policemen bag 25 years jail for robbery

Rivers jailbreak: The untold story behind it

Gunmen kill Policeman, 4 others in Plateau

Clark calls for restructuring of EFCC

Farouk vs Otedola: We ‘ll make findings public soon – Reps

IFC, Citi sign N158bn deal for growth of emerging markets

Fall in oil price worries Okonjo-Iweala

Constitution review: NBA’s U-turn shocking – Senate

Fashola, Aregbesola canvass sanction against gender discrimination

Williams sisters rumble in Lagos

Army nabs fake soldiers, NITEL cable vandals in Aba

Lagos boosts local fish production

MONEY LAUNDERING: PDP raises fresh issues in Ajimobi wife’s defence

Disputed oil wells: Jonathan wades in, to meet Amaechi, Dickson

Falcons peck Ethiopia thrice

Your wardrobe update

Agony of flood victims unites Imo leaders

Jenifa: Branding an act

AMCON gets 21-day ultimatum over DSC workers’ salaries

Bombing: I ‘ll not resign, says Yakowa

IOC, NOC fault PIB

Bakassi: Biya’s delegation meets Jonathan

Boko Haram, security forces commit human rights violations – Amnesty Int

Disburse N250m relief fund to flood victims, Chime told

NSITF pays N14m claims to employees

Why we suspended recruitment of teachers – Oshiomhole

Electronic Taxpayers’ Registration: Joint Tax Board seeks support of states

Labour party raises the stake in Osun

Three arraigned over alleged murder of Oyerinde

Rivers govt set to market state with CARNIRIV

Ibru lauds Uduaghan, donates to victims

Kicking Loose: Coming of Age

Learn from the best

Rivers spends N800m on flood, says Commissioner

Desperate Housewife: Why Do Women Cheat?

Cashless: Restriction on third party cheques to go nationwide next year – CBN

APGA: Appeal Court adjourns Umeh’s motion to Nov 22

Don’t waste your oil money, IMF warns FG

Extent of destruction in Niger Delta worries Amnesty office

BPE clarifies payment mechanism for GenCos, DisCos

Subsidy scam: Police confront marketers with hard evidence

No power vacuum in Taraba State – Bello

Constitutional review: Group calls for true federalism, more zones

FIATA accreditation, my greatest achievement – CRFFN Chairman

Shame and pride in Nigeria

Signposts of political and economic progress

IITA proffers recipe to food insecurity

Apeal Court gets12 new justices

Suswam seeks FG’s intervention in Fulani, Tiv skirmishes

Gunmen kill two policemen, injure one in Bayelsa

Boko Haram names Buhari, 5 others as mediators

2013 budget: Amosun harps on participatory democracy

Jonathan condoles with Attah over wife’s death

Benue needs disease control centre – Expert

Oshiomhole committed to quality healthcare, education – SSG

Edo Board of Internal Revenue seals First Bank Plc

Two charged for allegedly assaulting Vanguard Manager

ExxonMobil affiliates donate N80m to victims

Zamfara killings: One raid too many, says ANPP

SEC to meet BPE over listing of privatised entities

Death in detention: Deceased’s sister alleges Police complicity

1.4m children immunized in Jigawa

CDS, Service Chiefs sign performance contract agreement

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