Vanguard News Archive for December 2012

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Abia Assembly passes N137bn budget for 2013

Nigerian fashion designers show class in London

Lori-Ogbebor rejects Uduaghan’s Christmas gifts

Tuface, WizKid others to perform at Lagos crossover festival

Bakassi citizens win IMG’s Man of The Year award

ACN accuses Jonathan’s govt of making fake promises to Nigerians

Twitter Comments: Osaze apologises

Ije-Ododo pipeline repaired – NNPC

Plateau: Politicians jostle for guber race

ANPP BoT member, Yahaya, resigns

2013: Tambuwal calls for prayers

Benikrukru community leaders pass confidence vote on Ojogun-led exco

Journalists want FG to tackle insecurity

Amaechi renames road after Azazi

Delta judge escapes kidnap attempt

Binis lack political leadership – Edebiri

Save us from death on East-West Road, cleric begs Jonathan

Transforming Nigeria State by state

The way people dance is now sexual – Clergy

Don stresses need to harness traditional system for good governance

2012: Scientists ‘cure’ leukaemia with HIV

AFCON 2013: South Africa names squad

Insurgency has strengthened our marketing chain – Multi-Trex boss

Lampard double propels Chelsea up to third

Boko Haram will soon end – OBJ

Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala, Allison-Madueke sued over fuel subsidy payments

Lagos rent control hampered by lack of complaints

Gombe Lawmaker kidnapped

11 fuel-laden ships to discharge at Lagos ports

Number portability postponement, an infringement on subscribers’ rights – NATCOMS

TCN warns public against bush burning around PHCN installations

If Nigerians would change their attitude … – Jonathan  

Doctors caution against eating of fried foods, meat

13 states attend 2012 Igbo cultural carnival in Abia

Venus Williams leads US to victory over South Africa

No plan to hike fuel price – NNPC

Friends recall wedding plans of Indian gang-rape victim

Governor not-on-seat

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Woe to the rich 

Between Ojukwu’s Will and the Codicil

Merger talks tear CPC apart

Gov Wada rejects treatment abroad

I do not know why Bianca conspired against me – Debe Ojukwu

Piracy: Navy seeks modern security devices on vessels

Obasanjo, Shonekan, Amosun reconcile Alake, Olowu, Osile, Agura

Justice Azinge kidnap Saga: Syndicate in fresh offensive to poison judge from police cell

THE WIDOW MAKER: C-130 Crash and the Forgotten Wives

Oritsejafor doles out 6 cars, 15 tricycles, 100 grinding machines to the poor

DEADLY FIRE FROM FIREWORKS IN LAGOS: People kept trampling on me – 65-year-old survivor

Hilltop fire: How Obasanjo, ninth time lucky, escaped

Garden City Literary Festival 2012

Best State Governor in 2012

Can someone wake up Jonah?

2012: A year of rude shocks for many!

Chelsea keep NFF in dark over Mikel, Moses movement

NFF, Villarreal reach deal on Uche

Friends, family bid Vanguard photojournalist, Sylva, farewell

Bank Manager!

Was it a good year; 2012?

Convergence: Wedlock of art and designs

At perilous times, turn to God, Ifeacho tells Nigerians

Isima blasts Keshi over dropped Osaze, Obafemi

Belongingness, gratitude and New Year prophesies (1)

Rotary is about continuity of service – Thomas-Fahm

Much Ado about Osaze’s exclusion from the Eagles

Monarch lands in trouble with Oba of Benin

2014: It’s undemocratic to give governorship to Anambra North – Ngige

Navy arrests eight for oil bunkering

Four killed, 10 injured in accident along Benin-Ore Expressway

Isoko backs Anioma for governorship 2015

Youths laud NIMASA boss

Ojukwu’s Will Controversy; I am Biafran leader’s son – Debe

Police were our targets – Robbery suspects

Tears flow as Azazi goes home

Man United won’t be signing new players in January says Ferguson

Firecrackers tragedy: Union urges Lagos to relocate affected traders

C/African rebels take new town closer to capital

Fuel scarcity takes toll on Lokoja residents

Police release suspected kidnappers in Ebonyi

JTF arrests 3 suspects over Maiduguri killing

Indian gang-rape victim dies

Pipeline vandalism on the increase, says PH Refinery Manager

Friday, December 28, 2012

Xmas Shocker! How US-based Nigerian Economist was killed in Enugu

Jonathan needs political will to realise transformation agenda

Jonathan orders tight security at nation’s airports

‘You got to be starting something’, Egbunike sings for Nigeria

Bread, rice, popcorn and 6 others you should not eat

Odemwingie’s outburst unprofessional – Iroha

I was crushed after I lost MTN Project fame 3 – Tolulope Adesina

Eagles’ defence worries Akpoborie

2012: The unfinished business of President Jonathan

Covenant University expels 200 students for not attending Church service

Ransom on Okonjo-Iweala’s mum tears kidnap gang apart

Our expectations in 2013 by Nollywood practitioners

Rivers to spend N21billion on Trans-Kalabari road – Amaechi

Naval chopper crash: Falana accuses FG of failing to commiserate with four others

Address insecurity in the north – Anglican Knights

Tonto Dikeh: Nollywood controversial Actress of the Year

Igbodo community chases Obi’s wife from palace

Significance of Christmas

Police arrest con-man pastor

Bandits in army uniform mount roadblock in Delta

Adegbonmire, ACN’s chieftain dies at 77

Robbery is the only job I can do – Jail bird

Kaduna: Yero’s first week in office

Kogi Governor, Wada in fatal road accident

Breaking News: 20 feared dead as gunmen sack police station, prison in Adamawa

Commuters heading toward Ore, beyond stuck in traffic

Police intensifies search for importers of bangers in Lagos

Shark tank in Beijing mall explodes on visitors

Twitter war: Yobo hits back at Odemwingie

Suswam expected to face Ugbah in football match

Travellers stranded as traffic grounds Lagos-Ibadan express way

Azazi for burial at Heroes Park, Yenagoa

Arsenal will improve, warns Cazorla

Pope turns to Twitter, new allies to battle for faith issues

Egypt’s Mubarak suffers cracked ribs, fluid in lungs

Thursday, December 27, 2012

US teachers take up arms to prevent mass shootings

Shettima weeps during budget presentation

LATSMA: Slain danfo driver’s wife relives life with husband

PRESIDENCY 2015: How Buhari, govs plan to stop Jonathan

Suspect nabbed over attack on Italian vessel, abduction of sailors

Teachers’ purge looms in Delta

Don Jazzy and D’Banj: Best rivalry in 2012

Nigerians in Thailand, overcome diplomatic wickedness

Illegal speed breakers aid armed robbers, kidnappers – Abia House

Gunmen kill 4 in Plateau

Lamentations of Jankara market traders

‘Another flooding imminent in Nigeria’

FG sends 140 Police officers to Somalia

Abduction of Rotimi’s wife: Police arrest couple

Edo flays US security warning

Army retires 51 officers

Gov Aliyu laments insecurity in the North

Kaduna House confirm Bajoga Dep Governor

Killings: Sultan, Buhari, Kukah accused of prejudice

Lower your blood pressure in 2013 without prescription drugs

4 nabbed over alleged attempt to bomb Enugu airport

Hotel business in Nigeria is lucrative – Adenigba

Party merger: New thinking

Jonathan Never Promised Speed

Nigeria hit out at Newcastle over Ameobi

PDP in 2012:Tukur still struggling

Looking back

Leadership in Islamic societies

How fire gutted Obasanjo’s Abeokuta mansion

Skye Bank, foreign firm new initiative to boost aviation industry

The House in 2012

EDO TANKER FIRE: My husband died trying to protect his bus – Widow of bus driver

2012: Senate’s achievements and unfinished business

9 die, 11 injured in Osun auto crash

Gunmen kill eight in Maiduguri

Fireworks tragedy: Traders rush back from villages ….As death toll rises to four

Lawyer arraigned for forgery over N25m loan

Constipation? Indulge in these sweet foods

Kogi govt should exploit waterways transport – Fadile

FG commissions agro-inputs centre in Niger

Insecurity slowing down devt in the North, Gov Aliyu laments

Canada reduces waiting time for visa applicants

‘How to deal with oil, gas waste’

Sen Owie mourns Uba Ahmed

Obi blames erosion on improper road design

How driver allegedly swindled master of £2,000 in Edo

NFF sets semi-final target for Keshi

Maigari inaugurates Premier League Management Committee

Sentient instruments

Lawyering for a cause: The Femi Falana story

T.A Orji as agent of change

LASTMA officials @ Falomo, Ikoyi and me o!

NPA board: Presidency defends Anenih’s appointment

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G News: Obasanjo’s mansion on fire

P-Square, 2face, others storm Oraifite for Blast Blast 2012

2face,Tiwa Savage, others for Lagos Crossover festival

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G News: Obasanjo’s Hill-Top mansion on fire

Rihanna, Chris Brown spend Christmas together

Army foils suicide attack in Abuja

Drogba heads Ivory Coast’s Nations Cup squad

Man ‘blows self up’ at Ukraine university

Ban Ki-moon condemns attack on Central Africa Republic

Ex-U.S. President George H.W. Bush in intensive care

Egypt’s contentious Islamist constitution becomes law

Tackling graduate unemployment: The drivers option

English Premier League: No festive cheer for African stars

France says no role for Assad in Syria transition

Edo Govt flays US security warning on Edo

Army foils suicide attrack on Abuja

Four arrested over alleged plan to bomb Enugu airport

Jol blasts ‘stupid’ Berbatov for shirt gesture

JTF destroys 10,000 drums of illegal diesel product, arrest Police ASP

Bale one of world’s best, says Tottenham boss

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

AFCON 2013: Visa stops Okonkwo

Insecurity: Police assure Zamfara citizens

Runaway Wonder Banks operators ‘ll be tracked down – SEC

BOXING DAY TRAGEDY: Firecrackers wreak havoc in Lagos

Readers’ Man of the Year

PIB: North changes tactics

2012 education in retrospect

Okonjo-Iweala mother’s kidnap: Police obtain database on kidnappers

I took to vandalism to have my share of the national cake – pipeline vandal suspect

PIB: Drums of war

Issues that shaped the judiciary in outgoing year

NICO: Stakeholders discuss culture for democratic growth

Okonjo’s kidnap: Group flays arrest of 70 persons in Agbor

Fresh storm over alleged kidnap of Ugborodo leader

Oteh, N-Assembly face-off: Capital market operators sue for peace

JTF arrests Police ASP over alleged illegal bunkering

‘Kidnap of Okonjo-Iweala’s mother, unpleasant experience for Delta’

PDP to CPC: You ‘re blind to Jonathan’s govt achievements

Indira’s puberty rite at Didi Museum

Nigerian students shine at DSTV Eutelsat contest

Constitution Review: Matters arising (3)

Nigeria oil judgment – A small step in the journey from travesty to justice

Goodluck Jonathan and the potency of symbolism

Ondo PDP in fresh crisis over Oct guber poll

Nigeria Navy seeks collaboration to fight piracy

We were asleep while they built

Eagles Afcon list ready Jan 8th

Budget implementation ’ll determine business direction in 2013 – CIIN President

Clark to FG: Stop paying 13% derivation via state govts

Eagles off to Faro today

My ex abducted, raped me because I dumped him – Rescued victim

As a lecturer, my salary was N550 in 1990 – Prof Obi

AJIMOBI VS TOKYO: And the beat goes on

Banker hails mandatory certification for microfinance operators

Fishermen decry frequent spills at Qua Iboe Oil Fields

Sanusi to FG: Stop accumulating debts for future generation

NUT boycotts NTI, MDG trainings

Group faults Okorocha on 2 weeks holiday for workers

French govt endorses Nigerian varsity in Republic of Benin

Akala flays Olunloyo for defecting to ACN

Kanu: Eagles can win Nations Cup

Fire razes part of Swali market in Yenagoa

Airline operators raise airfares

Nigeria, Cameroon develop MoU on Ladgo Dam

FG warns FETHA staff against corruption

Orji pardons 8 prisoners

Catalonia test ‘ll be tough, says Keshi

TCN assures Nigerians of steady electricity supply

Long queues resurface at Lagos filling stations

No business as usual in 2013 – ICPC

Gunmen kill US returnee in Enugu

State burial for Azazi…as Bayelsa releases funeral programme

Christmas family!

Last-minute Hernandez goal wins it for United

Super Eagles depart for Faro Thursday through Accra

No plans to increase tuition fees – OAU Registrar

Injured Sharapova out of Korea exhibition

Confusion in Enugu as Chime spends 100 days on ‘vacation’

Should religious organisations pay taxes?

Stop paying 13% derivation via state govts, Clark tells FG

Lucky Man

‘Nigerians are naturally hospitable’

Protest at Central Africa French embassy turns violent

Syria military police chief defects to opposition

Mandela still in hospital, no news of discharge

Lady Gaga heel, Michael Jackson hat on auction in Paris

One feared dead, 40 injured as fire razes eight buildings in Lagos

NTA station in Abakaliki gutted by fire

World’s longest bullet train service launched in China

Big money, but is China worth it?

Bleeding is commonest cause of death among pregnant women – Experts

CNPP faults Jonathan’s promise of a better 2013

2012 bad year for Nigeria – Elechi

Police on top of crime situation in Zamfara – CP

Emir of Dukku dies at 91

A mansion to match ‘the Personality’ of our homeless Vice President

Christmas: Not of Christ, but Baal worship!

Give thanks

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Why Nigerians think I’m slow – President Jonathan

XMAS: 94 die in road crashes in 5 days – FRSC

XMAS: 94 die in road crashes, FRSC

2012 bad year for Nigeria – Gov Elechi

Osu counsels Christians on Christmas festivity

Egypt constitution passed with 63.8% support: official

Gunmen shoot LG Chairman in Kano

Queen Elizabeth II gives first 3D Christmas broadcast

Man commits suicide in protest

Stomach virus rules Nadal out of Abu Dhabi return

Premiership: Chelsea Benitez plans to outdo Man United

Gunmen kill six at Christmas church service in Yobe

Adeboye urges Christians to embrace righteousness

Christmas: Jonathan drums support for transformation agenda

Anichebe return perfect timing, says Moyes

Brutal  early winter claims 123 lives in Russia 

Cleric tasks Christians on love, almsgiving

CNPP urges de-registered parties to join ACN, CPC, ANPP merger plan

Pope laments “savage acts of terrorism” in Nigeria

Man rams car into students, injures 13

Mandela spends Christmas Day on sickbed

Van Persie missing piece in Ferguson’s title jigsaw

Indian policeman injured in gang-rape protest dies

Thousands flock to Bethlehem for Christmas

Monday, December 24, 2012

Nigerian Economy: How Sovereign Wealth Fund will make a difference

Okada riders threaten showdown with Enugu govt

How LASTMA officials killed a danfo driver

Merry Christmas to all our esteemed readers!

Jonathan at Azazi’s Lagos home, bemoans loss

2 journalists abducted in Kaduna

Army, Editor trade words over abduction of 2 journalists in Kaduna

Minister cancels recruitment in immigration

2015: Atiku begins presidential race in style, promises 100% resource control

BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, the solar eclipse emerges

Uyigue flays Anenih’s appointment as NPA board chairman

Church building collapse: I’m alive, says LG c’ttee chair

Nigeria can generate 10,000MW from coal – PTFP

2012: Cancer, diabetes, HBP, others top list of major health concerns

Why we suspended work at project sites – Gov Obi

Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara lost 215 in auto crashes in 11 months – FRSC

Rivers projects N490.32bn for 2013

Stampede at Lagos banks over holiday withdrawals

Civil defence nabs 5 over petroleum products’ adulteration in Enugu

Nigerians in Austria petition Jonathan over alleged neglect by embassy

PSN calls for uniform drug prescription policy

El-Rufai charges estate surveyors on integrity, service delivery

First Aluminium, India’s Hindalco sign N7.85bn coil supply agreement

Just Christmas For Millions

…At Christmas: Power, roads, education ‘ll improve next year – Jonathan

A rebuilt Lagos-Ibadan expressway that would best serve us

DPR, SON launch mobile fuel lab to check fuel adulteration

Total, French Embassy to invest N56m on scholarship yearly

India’s rape riot exposes culture of impunity against women

Senator charges FG to halt further demolitions in Abuja

Fayose, Oni harp on love, unity, forgiveness

Party de-registration: Cutting down unfruitful trees

Give Keshi benefit of the doubt – Erico

Property tax, a tool for wealth redistribution

Customs arrests passenger with $456,000 at Lagos airport

Real estate can drive Nigeria’s economy but …

NITEL telephone exchanges rot away - Survey

Christmas: IPMAN assures of adequate fuel supply

Newcastle stop Ameobi from Nations Cup, as NFF kicks

Osaze’s exclusion, blessing to West Brom – coach

Gov Yero preaches peace, love… gets deputy

Gov Yero of Kaduna gets Deputy

Money bags ‘ll not hijack new Lagos mortgage scheme – Jeje

JTF discovers, detonates bombs in Kano

Jonathan, PDP at war over Adamawa PDP

Put your trust in God, Kumuyi urges Nigerians

SSS arrests 2 journalists after army story

Stockbrokers urge FG to resolve SEC, Reps face-off

The true essence of Christmas

Seven soldiers, three others killed in multiple accidents

Alleged Money Laundering: EFCC arrests Babalakin

Nigeria needs N500bn to fix ailing roads – Onolememen

Fire razes Abuja fruits market

FG appoints 2 new Perm Secs

Xmas: Bishop Kukah preaches peaceful co-existence

All Stars Club support PH handicapped, elderly

Police confirm abduction of 4 expatriates in Bayelsa

Nuhu Bajoga nominated as Kaduna deputy governor

Christmas: Police bans fireworks in Kaduna

Gunman shoots five in Bauchi joint

Pirates attack vessel in Bayelsa, kidnap four sailors

Syria town attacked by ‘terrorists’

Wife saves husband from burning 2-storey building

Wilshere urges Walcott to stay with Arsenal

Shola Ameobi celebrates call-up with winner

Nigerians bemoan year 2012, say it is not as prosperous as expected

1.03m youths apply for NDE’s job training in 5 years

Woman found dead at Reading football ground

Sunday, December 23, 2012

STEADY POWER SUPPLY: Nigerians to wait longer – Investigation

Justice Azinge’s kidnap saga: Three police officers fired

Abia discovers 1727 ghost workers in LGs

Saving Nigeria from Nigerians

Govs frustrating constitution amendment, says Adeyemi

LEDAP drags FG, NASS to court over $7.9bn loan

Bola Ajibola slams Jonathan over Alamieyeseigha

FG, create a business friendly environment, investors will rush

Second-hand smoke increases meningitis risk in newborns

Oshiomhole outlines plans for 2013

Abati to Asari Dokubo: No rift between Jonathan, Obasanjo

Ewherido urges INEC to peg number of political parties at three

Half-naked women protest in Ogun

We need selfless leaders not looters – Ekwueme

Stockbrokers fault NASS’ stance on SEC’s funding

Airtel gives Nigerians HD voice service at Yuletide

Osaze blasts Keshi

Affordable housing: Senate pledges support for FMBN

Dep Senate President loses brother

Helicopter crash: Military aircraft operations

Social housing: Dangote donates N2bn to urban poor

NSE increases equities in two sectoral indices

Mikel, Moses give away Xmas presents

France repays Jehovah’s Witnesses $8.3m illegal tax

Developers vow to resist undue estate demolitions

Killing me softly with subsidies

Ports workers petition IG over raid

Vision 2020:20: How realistic?

Youth Restiveness and unemployment in The way out part 1

Islamist group gives  reasons for kidnap of French national in Kastina

S-Court cedes Eko Court to Lagos, 17 years after

Bank, customer bicker over N75.5m facility

Fashola switches on ‘Lagos Festival of Lights’

Falana to FG: Prosecute Dana Airline now

Achebe colloquium tasks Africa on good governance

We will reposition NIPOST to be a major player – ICT minister

Next year ‘ll be better, says Jonathan

Anioma: Politics of chieftaincy title

Dana crash: Victims’ families hail suspension recommendation

Small-scale entrepreneurs send SOS to Jonathan

Why Nigerian airlines do not survive

Terrorism: Police renew calls on Borno residents to give vital information

I won’t miss Osaze, Martins, others, says Keshi

Yuletide: IG orders AIGS, CPs to beef up security

Tokyo kicks as NURTW swears in new Oyo chairman

IFAD, AGRA call for more investments in small holder farmers

Yuletide: LG bans beer parlours from operating beyond 10pm

Journalist killed as Indians protest over student’s gang-rape

Egypt opposition cries ‘fraud’ in new constitution referendum

Hodgson talks up England’s World Cup prospects

Journlist killed as Indians protest over student’s gang-rape

Elechi lifts suspension on 3 commissioners

VP Sambo canvasses support for Gov. Yero

Yuletide: LG bans beer parlour from operating beyond 10pm

Yuletide: Price of cooking gas soars in Umuahia – Survey

Police arrest 3 armed robbery, murder suspects

Nobody can stop us from questioning Jonathan – Mohammed, Reps spokesman

Saturday, December 22, 2012


ICPC warns ministers, DGs: Spend that money and go to jail

The Yakowa/Azazi Tragedy: Northern Christian Governors as endangered species

On death row: Who’s next?

Spend that money and go to jail, ICPC warns ministers, DGs

EXCLUSIVE: The kidnap syndicate in Delta

One year after, Madalla worshippers relive black Xmas

Revealed: Ojukwu’s controversial Will

20 Years After: Families of victims of C-130 crash at Ejigbo abandoned (1)

‘How herdsmen raped bride, killed 21’

When Culture home fetes children in Lagos

Christmas and cash-and-carry Christianity

The Making of King Ijudiya, an adapted Christmas Story

Global peace: Adeboye wants UN to implement its resolution

World without end

Why democracy may not enthrone a God-fearing leader – Fashola

Keshi’s Eagles dangerous, says Zambia coach

Pro-govt crusaders: Patriots, sycophants or opportunists?

Nigerianosis – A common ailment

When you cage children, they abuse freedom – Chineze, Youth Counsellor

Presidential airline enlarged

Delta pleads on pipeline to Edo

Will they give Irabor a free hand?

Do they know it is Christmas?

Bishop Adewale Martins counsel on security

Abducted ex-gov’s-wife released, goes into hiding

Suicide bombers storm Kano: MTN, Airtel offices targetted; 2 killed

Eight mourners, two others killed in Bauchi auto crash

Plateau education standard drops – ASUP

Okada riders protest illegal – JAM

Crisis brews between Abia communities over trespass

New pageant debuts

Elechi recalls suspended commissioners

DERIVATION WARS: Anietie Okon takes on Kwankwaso

Eagles list: Adepoju, Howard rate Keshi’s selection high

I must fight for a shirt, Akpeyi vows

Kalu -Theodore Orji Controversy: We know those misleading Abia gov – Ikoh

Bayelsa Crash: CAN calls for probe

Clergyman promises to revive Nigeria’s handball

Army officer, oil union officials fingered in kidnap/tanker hijacks

Economy in 2012: The gains and challenges

How we are reviving SMEs in Bayelsa, by Eradiri

S/Africa holiday season road accidents kill 765

Crime Prevention Tips For Christmas, New Year celebrations

NAFDAC Warehouse fire rages

Two die, one injured in Kano suicide attacks – JTF

Okada ban: Police arrest 60 okada operators in Abuja

Yuletide: Lagos beaches wear new look

FRSC to impound vehicles with covered number plates

Gangnam style hit one billion views on YouTube

Breaking news: Four feared dead in Kano suicide attacks

Breaking news: Suicide bomber attacks Kano Airtel office

CBN directs Mobile Money Operators to connect to central switch in Feb

Four kidnapped S. Korean expatriates freed

Friday, December 21, 2012

Airtel launches HD voice service in Nigeria

Civil war soldiers yet to receive pension after 58 appearances in court

Sharia court revokes bail to Marabout

10 killed, eight injured in Bauchi auto crash

Warri NBA withdraws legal service to kidnap suspects

Court orders IG to investigate DPO

Nations Cup: Samsung unveils plans for African football

2015: President Jonathan’s lonely walk

Toyota poised to outpace all, despite challenges

Nigerian Police Colleges graduate 18,357 constables

Dismissed soldier, three others arrested for allegedly hijacking trucks

Nigeria is an indivisible nation – Mark

INEC de-registers three more parties

Why it’s impossible to cheat in NECO exams – Okpala, Registrar

Athlete’s 2005 sample test positive to dope

Nations Cup: Nsofor cautions Eagles on opponents

Oshiomhole signs 2013 Appropriation Bill into law

Christmas: Celebration across religious divide

Stakeholders applaud grand programme for Nollywood at 20

Good tidings

Joshua Awesome, set to conquer mountain Everest

2012 don go!!

Ruky Sandra steps up with her N35M Range Rover Evoque

Nigerians to mark bleak Christmas

I must not be a politician before I do something – Amb. Frank Uji

FG inaugurates Lagos-Kano intercity services

At 20, people still treat me like a little girl – Sharon Ezeamaka

How to save Nigeria – Igbo Leaders

Tips to an amazing look this Christmas


Hospitalised Ijaw leader mourns Azazi

Bleak Xmas for pensioners as 259,000 abandoned to die

We are not militias, we are a prayer group – Ombatse cult

NAFDAC warehouse gutted by fire

Group urges Amaechi to investigate violation of rights of HIV woman

Nations Cup 2013: Keshi picks 32 for Faro camp

Benue govt sacks 3,000 LG staff

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G News: NAFDAC office on fire

CHRISTMAS: A season of high patronage for second-hand wares

Disappointments at Mile 2 park as people travel for Christmas

Boko Haram insurgency, signal of failed state – Musdapher

Police ban sale, use of fire crackers during festivities in Plateau

Nigeria’s survival under threat – Musdapher

French man kidnap: Possibly an inside job – Katsina CP

Mankind at stake if gay marriages continue – Pope Benedict

Man, 25, imprisoned for setting father’s house ablaze

Keshi punishes Eagles after draw in friendly with Nasarawa United FC

Fraud: Sharia Court sends Marabout back to prison

Court jails man for machete attack

Oshiomhole signs N149.5bn 2013 budget into law 

Captors of Frenchman have Qaeda or Mali links – Hollande 

Mancini happy with Balotelli decision

Tear gas fired as clashes erupt over Egypt referendum

Christmas: Prices of foodstuffs jump

Nigeria, 3 other countries for Ochei Wheelchair Basketball tourney

Police in Lagos beef up security in churches, markets ahead of yuletide

Watch out for bombs in Christmas packages, Police warn Gombe residents

Yuletide: Defence Corps deploys 10,000 officers to FCT

Nigeria now import diesel and gas from Niger Republic

Alleged Embezzlement: EFCC declares Audu, ex-Kogi gov wanted

Airtel seeks speedy implementation of MNP

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Suleja bombing: SSS tenders 250 IEDs as evidence

Sovereign Wealth Fund becomes operational March 2013 – FG

Yakowa buried amid tears, eulogies

Only Amosun sent representative to us – Pilot’s family, …shelves burial plans

Ogun PDP: How juju caused war among Obasanjo’s boys

Uniport killings: Three more suspects appear in court

Senate and the pension circus

Amosun okays severance pay for Daniel’s aides

At 72, my grudge with Nollywood – Eddie Ugbomah

Jonathan urged to work with prophets

Lagos Chamber seeks full deregulation of oil sector, scrapping of NNPC

Keshi must avoid this mistake – Abigor

Yaya Toure is CAF player of the year

S’ Court adjourns hearing in FG, Lagos land revenue face-off

FG urged to incorporate flooding, natural disasters in budget allocation

Nollywood star, Ngozi Nwosu needs N6m to live

NASS passes N4.987trn 2013 budget

Harriman, great asset to Itsekiri nation – Uduaghan

Rights group carpets Reps over calls for Demuren’s sack

Activist sues INEC, AGF over de-registration of political parties

Nafisatou vs DSK: Nothing succeeds like having nothing to lose

Senate okays $8bn for medium-term external borrowing

Ahmed budgets N94.4bn for 2013

Retail investors to commence trading of FGN bond on NSE – DMO

Not prayer alone but…

Social Media and Social Exchange theory and Strategic Contingencies theory (2)

A wife for Wale Ojo

Every breath worths expressing gratitude to Allah

Resort Savings returns to profitability, deposit base hits N1.9bn

Our New Nigeria?

CLO condemns arrest of JAF leaders

Lagos to hammer hoteliers, hospitality operators over licensing law

Monalisa Chinda’s Xmas presents

This is the friendliest NASS to a president – Sen. Joy Emodi

Nkiru Sylvanus and Kenneth Okolie released!

UN Security Council approves Mali intervention force

Anenih is chairman of NPA; Tukur, TCN

PDP chieftain denies certificate forgery

Chime’s continued absence from office worries CLO

Nkiru Slvanus and Kenneth Okolie released!

Police nab medical doctor, 24 other alleged pipeline vandals

Solid minerals yield N1.7bn – RMAFC

Anambra north and the burden of governorship challenge

Chukwu: Eagles will make FIFA rankings irrelevant

Eagles hold Nasarawa in tune-up

Plateau govt, labour to dialogue over strike

Group advocates regional govt

Carnival Rivers: Celebration of the tribes

Our Constitution, our mindset

Pension scam in Role of regulator

Acid bath victim, Chika Egbo dies

Yakowa buried at his country home amidst eulogies

Stop EFCC from arresting me, Audu begs Court

SEC DG must go, Reps insist

EFCC Declares former governor Audu of Kogi wanted

Fire guts Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport, Lagos

Yakowa buried at his country home

Nigeria yet to maximise the potentials of its satellites – Expert

Gunmen kidnap French national, kill 2 others in Katsina

Champions League: Milan-Barca, Madrid-United top last-16 line-up

Champions League draw: Milan v Barca; Madrid v United

Top ten hit songs that made 2012

Kano govt to construct N2.7b sports complex

Gov. Aliyu berates those celebrating Yakowa’s death

FCT battle Ogun in national U-13 championship final

Fire fighters yet to access pipeline explosion site

Reign of impunity in Imo

Pandemonium in Abeokuta as PDP factions clash

We can get biofuel from algae, disinfect water with solar energy – Prof. Chendo

Pastor, two others killed over land dispute

Nigerian pilgrims dance, pray at Sea of Galilee

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

27 dead as trailer plunges into river

Quality of graduates is the direct input of teachers – Prof Osarenren

NATCA, NAMA trade words over lack of communication facilities in airports

Police make N.1m from Kano-Jigawa road checkpoints daily

Winner of first Hausa reality show to get N2.5m

FG owes students N12bn SIWES allowance – ITF D-G

A peep into our future

LG boss donates 2 patrol vehicles to Police

When scholars, monarch rethink art for growth

Organised Labour’s 100 years of gains and pains: Labour unity, panacea for relevance

Ogun pensioners shed tears over unpaid entitlements

Special FEC meeting for Yakowa

NAVY CHOPPER CRASH: We escaped death by whiskers – Gowon, Maku

Babalakin re-institutes action against EFCC

Borno empowers 18,000 youths

Why it’s difficult for police to prosecute criminal cases – Pedro, SAN

What Daba’s absence means to us – Family

SURE-P can’t be hijacked by politicians – FG

Ogoni seeks succour for flood ravaged communities in Rivers

2 killed, 5 injured in Osun robbery

Dana: Reps want Demuren’s sack, revoke of airline’s licence

US Consulate pledges support for Nigerian art

More workers join Trustfund pensions

Oil communities allege misappropriation of 13% derivation funds

Power supply has not improved despite hike in tariffs – NACCIMA

2015:Wada’s pro-Jonathan call raises dusts

Students appeal to LASU mgt on more hostels

AMCON Spells More Trouble

Navy conducts sea exercise against crude oil theft, piracy

UNIJOS goes tough on indecent dressing

ITF, NECA boost technical education, donate equipment to FSTC

Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa: Exit of a decent gentleman

Counsel Corner: Abandoned by husband of fifteen years

Pray for Nigeria, Mark tells Jerusalem pilgrims

The Ogun Standard: Measuring Amosun’s pace

I want to inculcate reading habit in children – Gbogboade

Agbakoba sues N-Assembly, A-G, NJC over poor funding of judiciary

2015: Deltans urged to abide by zoning formula

Pirates attack tanker, kidnap 5 crew members

Why we honoured S.L. Akintola – Students

Elumelu emerges African business leader of 2012

INEC set for early voter registration – Jega

Auto crash: 10 killed in Delta

Reps approves N161.6bn supplementary fuel subsidy 

Obi swears in 2 commissioners, judge

Air mishap averted on Ilorin-Lagos route

Terrorism Bill: Commotion in Senate over powers of NSA’s office

Soyinka wins Awolowo Prize for Leadership

EFCC nabs alleged courier with $130,000

Army promotes 51 generals, 19 colonels

FIFA Rankings: Eagles move up 5 places

In defence of the FRESH paradigm

Dysfunctional curricular structures responsible for sundry crimes

Two killed, five injured as robbers raid bank in Osun

Nations Cup: Keshi to announce list on Christmas day

Eleven cling Indomie M.Sc Nutrition scholarship

US toughens online privacy rules for children

Strauss-Kahn sex probe to continue

Obama vows to veto Republican fiscal cliff plan

PATHS 2 mourns Yakowa, condoles family

Agric Minister sues for a return to agro economy

Benue Varsity medical students apologize to mgt over protest

Men with inflamed gums, candidates for erectile dysfunction

Barca coach suffers cancer relapse

Pandemonium as OBJ, Kashamu PDP factions clash in Abeokuta

IROKING, Eskimi partner on new music download portal

Power generation now 4,349.7mw – TCN

First plane crash site in Nigeria to be made tourist centre

Subsidy scam: Court grants Abubakar Peters N85m bail

Senate suspends discussion on terrorism committee report

EFCC invitation mere routine, says Babalola

Acting Chief Judge releases 22 prison inmates in Cross River

Sex-starved man demands N1.2m refund from wife’s parents

Zuma re-elected ANC president

Enugu Commissioner arrested for not appearing before state assembly

Osun to give late Eso state burial

FG ‘ll not increase petrol price in New Year, NLC assures Nigerians

Pipeline fire in Ijeododo causes panic, as firefighters battle to access site

Ferry travel offers escape from notorious Lagos traffic

Achebe’s memoir on Biafran listed on 2012 IOS best books

Champions League knockout stage draw holds Thursday

Security beefed up at Azazi’s Lagos home… as soldiers chase out journalists

Finally, banks in Lagos stop N100 charge on use of ATMs

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Yakowa/Azazi : Publish air crash reports, Senate tells Jonathan

Kwara promotes health tourism with multi-million Diagnostic Centre

NAFDAC repositioned to battle fake drugs – Orhii

Customs destroys N70m poultry products

ATM fraud reduced by 99% in one year – Obaigbona

2015: It ‘ll be political suicide if Ndigbo is absent – Chukwumerije

Rotarians wage war against polio

Enugu commissioner arrested on state Assembly’s order

Ondo to ban funeral undertakers in hospital’s vicinity

Gunmen release Nigerian hostage in Bayelsa

Dump ground for T-1 boxes?

NIGER DELTA: Raising the bar in peace building

Dana compensation: Ground victims lament neglect

NASS probes NNPC’s N48bn excess expenditure, uncovers secret cash reserve

FG ‘ll not increase petro price in New Year, NLC assures Nigerians

Increase in fuel price can result to violent protest, NLC warns

Spain reign in 2012 as Brazil rebuild

Ivorians dominate shortlist for Africa’s top football star

Chinese boy wins NAFDAC school essay competition

Lagos holds breath for E.M.E all stars concert

EU to shut out Nigeria from its timber market in 2013 – Official

Ex- LG boss in EFCC net over fake projects

Benitez wants Chelsea to focus on silverware

Gunmen kidnap 4 Chinese construction workers in Bayelsa

Court upholds right to hear case against selection of FUT, Minna, VC

FERMA MD speaks on `zero potholes’ on roads

Nigeria starts printing of new encoded yellow fever card

Monday, December 17, 2012

OBJ dares GEJ: I won’t stop criticising you

Race for PDP BoTChair: Between moderation and desperation

Two boys docked for jointly raping minor

NNPC cautions IOCs against false accusation

Electoral reform: Political interest killed my report – Uwais

PDP: Another script to cage Govs

Six Hyundai Heavy workers kidnapped in Bayelsa

Suswam never raised alarm on threat to life – Aide

Inflation rises to 12.3% – NBS

WTO sees more trade disputes ahead after vintage year

Shell to face litigation over oil spills in Nigeria – Amnesty In’tl

In Ghana, it’s lip service to women empowerment

Capital Oil: Ubah decries AMCON’s refusal to obey court order

Declining sperm quality: Male infertility on the rampage!

Plateau indigeneship non-negotiable – Sen Pwajok

Imoke’s aide blames environmental disaster on FG

4 charged in UK for bribing Nigerian officials over tax

Kidnappers keep Imo dep gov’s aide 4 months after

FG bans importation of raw sugar from January 1

Cynthia: Court grants bail to Pharmacist

Lagos Speaker’s trial: I found cash registers – EFCC witness

‘10.1m children dropped out of school in 2012’

Lagos Solicitor-General laments transfer of IPOs

Enebeli’s body arrives Lagos

Opposition mounts against Urban Development Law

Why they kidnapped my mother – Okonjo-Iweala

70 year old man rapes 12 year old girl

Yuletide: FG declares 3-day public holiday

NDDC boss canvasses review of Act

New driver’s license‘ll address insecurity – Minister

Labour alleges plot by Power Ministry to scuttle agreement with FG

We ‘ll always reward excellence – Akpabio

New computing devices will allow touch, smell – IBM

Ikoku education college suspends lecturers over alleged unethical practices

22 Eagles open Nations Cup training

We don’t expect anything from Eagles – Minister

Appraising Nigeria’s need for a pharmaceutical intervention fund

New Porsche Boxster steps in

Nigeria needs over 100,000 roads to rank among top economies – Minister

Experts canvass cooperation, attitudinal change to stem buildings collapse

Combating an incipient religious polarisation

Prof. Akinyemi’s appreciation of Nigerian federalist parxes: A critique

Illegal wildlife trade ‘threatening national security’, says WWF

Karen Igho still reeling from hot slap

Its again party time with Lagos street jamz

Lekki-Epe tolling: Govt, Lagosians on different pages

Eland to be listed on FTSE AIM 50 index

PHCN appeals to customers over N3.4bn debts

Lagos Assembly tasks ministry on distribution of transformers

Crashed helicopter certified okay, says Navy

The imperatives of Igbo presidency in 2015, by Orji Kalu

N32.8bn Police Pension Scam: EFCC re-arrests Dangabar

Police arraign man, 19, woman, 30 for alleged theft

Man, 26, in court for allegedly stabbing motorcyclist

Cameroon woos Nigerian investors

Yakowa for burial, Thursday

Boxing Day: 20 Lagos boxers set for Gov. Fashola’s Belt

Why my mother was kidnapped – Okonjo-Iweala

Expert says stress, anxiety can lead to irritable bowel syndrome

Ancelotti’s fortunes swing again as PSG go top

Protesters throw stones at Tunisian leaders in Sidi Bouzid

Yuletide: Abia Police suspends all officers’ leave

Flood: Delta community relocates, seeks govt support

Okorocha’s diversionary probe

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Arewa, Yoruba romance: How long will it last?

Promises Of Bright 2013

Tiger Brand’s incursion into Nigeria’s food industry could create monopoly

General Azazi’s final hour

ECOWAS court blames FG for oil spillage in N-Delta

52 years after, Ekwueme decries Nigeria’s rot, unrealised dreams

Challenges of Okonjo’s kidnap

Obi’s welfarist approach to governance

Reps back INEC on delisted parties

Eagles coaches frown at Nigerian League

Ogun PDP factions disagree over Tukur’s endorsement

Kidnap: Tight security still maintained at Ogwashi-Uku palace

One dies, 20 injured in Ogun auto crashes

Health workers demand minister’s sack

Lagos fears influx from polio prone zones

Man 42, stabbed to death for settling dispute

Navy begins probe; victims’ bodies deposited at FMC Yenagoa

Major focus of 2013 budget is promotion of common good – Johnson Chukwu

Oranyan festival: Ooni is ignorant, says Alaafin

Extra-judicial killings: Group wants perpetrators prosecuted

AYC: Nigeria has edge over others – Obuh

Delta buys 49% stake in Virgin Atlantic

Digital broadcasting: StarTimes deploys DVB – T2 technology

NSE warns investors not to misconstrue IPF for insurance scheme

CAA approves Warri Stadium for African Athletics

Yakowa, Azazi’s last moments

NBA faults NASS on Justice Jombo-Ofo

Presbyterian church crisis: 2 ministers arrested, many injured in Ebonyi

Owerri monarch’s palace razed

FERMA begins rehabilitation of federal roads in S-East

Mimiko challenges communities over devpt

Messi hits jackpot! Now world’s highest paid player

NEXIM, Miners Association to boost investments in solid minerals

NUJ flays assault on journalist by security operatives in Enugu

Lawmaker blasts NHF over poor housing delivery

The journey that leads nowhere

Gunmen kidnap Nkiru Sylvanus, demand N100m

NSE Index records six week high, as shares’ value rises by N324bn

Badang, five other police officers get award

Nigerians warned against sand scooping, erection of structures under electricity

Crash: Cause must be unravelled – ACN

Yakowa, Azazi: Bayelsa declares 3-day mourning

Yero sworn in as Kaduna State Governor

Chime not dead – Enugu govt

My last moments with Yakowa – Widow

Navy recovers Yakowa, Azazi’s bodies, four others

C-River, Bank of Agriculture sign N200m MoU to grow SMEs

Unsafe Airspace: NAMA debunks claim by Air Traffic Controllers

Juventus refute reports on signing of Drogba

Yakowa, Azazi, others death devastating- Mark

NEMA recovers 6 bodies from scene of crash

Yakowa: Governors hold emergency meeting, task aviation authorities

CRASH: Fayemi mourns Yakowa, Azazi

Bayelsa crash: Tambuwal mourns Yakowa, Azazi

Saturday, December 15, 2012

At the Achebe colloquim

Oritsejafor asks Islamic youths to shun fundamentalist ideologies

Atiku back in presidential race?

APOSTLE ANSELM MADUBUKO: If you’re against your pastor divorcing, remarrying, leave the church

Owumi hails Baribote’s sack, praises club bosses

ABDUCTION AND RELEASE OF OKONJO: How police gunned down head of kidnap gang

The sad end of seven students, nine others on the highway

Man tells court: I married mother and daughter

The conspiratorial theory of kidnapping: Shame on a global scale!

PHCN: N170 billion ready for pension disbursement to workers

PDP dares govs, set to re-introduce e-registration of members

Obi condemns govt take-over of schools

Uduaghan has no problem with Clark – Odili

2015 PRESIDENCY: Why Nigeria needs an alternative platform, by Hon Obahiaghon

Overcoming the World

Women hold Bayelsa chiefs hostage over feud with Shell

Emperor’s new clothes

We must teach undiluted gospel – GOFAMINT Overseer

Team Cross River deserve some roses – Ugbe

Security flaws that aided kidnap of Ogwashi-Uku queen – Mr. Ikechukwu Aduba, Police Commissioner

Who is crippling the EFCC?

Mimiko delivers pregnant women with the GSM

Benin set to appease ancestors

Achebe visit: Thanks Gov Fashola

Ekiti first graduate, ex-Christ’s School Principal forgotten – Family

Creation of jobs as catalyst for economic devt, by Ojudu, Kuru

Suraju dedicates volleyball gold to commissioner

Massari vows to lift cycling in Nigeria

Gov Yakowa, Azazi, four others killed in air crash

Serifat Sanni, 36-yr-old graduate, missing

Yakowa, Azazi’s death: We are shocked beyond imagination – PDP

Clara Oshiomhole Foundation holds medicare

Echoes of 2011 polls: Jonathan returns to Redemption Camp; Adeboye prays God to give him wisdom

Why Nigeria needs state police – SAN

Yakowa, Azazi: Jonathan orders probe into crash

Breaking News: Gov Yakowa, Azazi feared dead in helicopter crash

‘Mandela underwent surgery to remove gallstones’

Lagos traffic law: Okada-related accidents have decreased – Orthopaedic surgeon

Okonjo was kept in Kwale – Police

Gunmen kill 10 vigilante members in Zamfara… cut off private parts

Man City back on track with win Newcastle

S /Africa FA to deliberate on FIFA report on match fixing

Police arrest cultists in Delta

Gunmen kill another lawmaker in Kano

27 prison inmates released in Ekiti

Hypertensive patients warned against beer consumption

Oyinlola tackles Osun govt. on foundation take-over

Chelsea ‘over’ Champions League exit – Benitez

The unchangeable changer

Visually impaired persons seek support, accommodation

Goal-line technology works, says Blatter

6 docked for allegedly beating pregnant woman

LUTH striking doctors suspend strike

Freedom of Misinformation (Cooking the books at the Vatican)

11-yr old girl gets pregnant for five boys

Friday, December 14, 2012

The Baba Suwe story and NDLEA N25m compensation saga

BRT buses fast turning into Molues

CAF Award fall-out: Work harder, Ladipo charges Nigerian football players

My first movie is Unfaithful – Princess Orji

Court admits fresh evidence linking Ndume to Boko Haram

BRT lane, riddle with potholes

Lawyer offers police N.7m bribe – Delta CP

Living in Nigeria makes life comical – Helen Paul

Lagosians deserve to live better, not ‘Okada-life’ – Opeifa,

How Okonjo-Iweala’s mother was rescued

Army impostor arraigned for alleged assault on LASTMA men

US based firm to offer 1,000 persons free medicare in Uvwie

Controversy trails killing of Idowu by suspected policemen in Ibadan

NLC wants Plateau House of Assembly to take action against Jang

Ikhuoria blames administrators for death of boxing

Day Lagbaja invoked nostalgia at Airtel Night of Influence

BRT: Breaking the cycle of failed mass intra-city bus schemes

Husseini faults NSC on absence coaches in sports zones

Eko 2012: North blames insecurity for poor performance

I drank and womanized, but accident brought me closer to God—Ize Iyamu

“andrew “checks out

Now she wants her place in the constitution

Extra-judicial killings: Probe allegations against security agencies, NBA tells AGF

Make good your promise, Adejuigbe charges NSC

OFSL operatives arrest 10 oil thieves in Delta

Obuh fears for Flying Eagles players

FRSC launches new commercial drivers’ licence Monday

Doctors resume work in LUTH

Landlords protest Amosun’s planned demolition of 300 houses in Ota

Nations Cup: Nissan partners CAF

Ten university students get BATN scholarship

Traffic gridlock as Jonathan attends RCCG Convention

Guinness takes two to 2013 AFCON

Nigerian lady alleges maltreatment by expatriates, share office with a dog

Okagbare relishes Open Sports Festival

How wicked mother abandoned baby boy in bush

Abia gave me only N5000, junior athlete laments

Movie marketers wage war against pirates in Onitsha

How Okonjo-Iweala’s mother was released…N10m ransom paid

Chris Aire and Duncan Mighty part ways

Breaking News: ANPP chieftain shot dead in Kano

One kidnap too many, theatre of crimes

HOMEVIDA sets standard in Nollywood, dishes out N6m to winners

What I ‘ll do with my prize money, says Amarachi, winner of NGT reality show

FIFA can’t verify claims over Messi record

Multifarious problems of Nigeria

The quality of comedy in me can be bottled, sold – Bishop Umoh

The Nigerian paradox

Troubled Indonesia dodges FIFA sanctions

Oni mourns Primate Abiodun Adetiloye

ANPP commends INEC’s decision to hold elections in one day

2 killed in Okitipupa auto crash

Okonjo-Iweala’s mother arrives Ogwashi-Ukwu

Kenny Ogungbe appointed Raypower MD

Sports Minister wants NPL crisis resolved

Breaking news: Okonjo-Iweala’s mum freed

Benitez seeks Club World Cup win to placate fans

CBN remits N80bn to Federation account

MMA2 begins free internet service for passengers

Erring Eko 2012 athletes ban for life

Frank Lampard may leave Chelsea soon

16 yr-old cable vandal survives electrocution

Woman implants cocaine in her breasts

Court to rule on Babalakin’s leave today

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Stop maltreating Bakassi indigenes, Nigeria tells Cameroun

Itori crash: I lost most brilliant child – Victim’s mother

Lagos traffic law: A recipe for poverty, crimes – Stakeholders

Don Jazzy acquires N160m duplex

Subsidy scam: Tukur, Alao ask court for more time

Subsidy palaver: Reps threaten to arrest Okonjo-Iweala, Aig-Imoukhuede

AFCON 2013: NFF goes tough on Euro clubs

Enebeli Elebuwa’s body arrives tomorrow from India

OKONJO-IWEALA’S Mother: Army arrests 63 suspects

Abe gives free Jamb forms to 378 students in Rivers

Appropriate intake of palm oil protects against chronic diseases

Eagles ‘ll reach last four – Adepoju

Onigbinde warns against interference with Keshi’s programme

RCCG moves to control traffic on Lagos-Ibadan road

Indian hemp and ogogoro make us hardened during operation – robbery suspect

NDLEA Ambassadors: Stella Damasus, Lamboginny set to fight drug abuse

How we foiled blow up of Ughelli Gas Plant – Delta CP

Boko Haram can’t be eradicated overnight – Azazi

Army chief offers path to sports development

People live longer but are not always healthier: study

Strike: Patients besiege LASUTH

Yoruba race on the brink of extinction – Leaders, monarchs

Nigeria’s crude production risks decline by 40% – Exxonmobil

Okada restriction: Court backs Lagos govt, says it is constitutional

Photojournalist assault case for Feb 28

Police foil plot to kill, castrate Justin Bieber

Style: A touch of Trad

Ghana parties claim machete attacks political

FG, Global Fund sign $335m HIV, TB grants

La Tour Eiffel as my teacher’s memorial

Sokoto, Nasarawa present N339.6bn budget

Chelsea ponder Mikel’s replacement

Striking workers beat up Plateau commissioner, gov’s aide

Nigerians travelling abroad to take polio vaccine – WHO

Local players get chance to impress Keshi

A brief encounter with General Buhari

Yola police station razed by gunmen

Without a world class market, Nigeria can’t solve infrastructure problems - Oteh

Senate passes N161.6 bm supplemetary budget for oil subsidy 

Split Egypt set for referendum

Six killed in Benin road accident

Corp member loses eye to police brutality

Money Laundering: Gov Lamido’s son granted bail

Chelsea qualify for Club World Cup final

‘Lincoln’ leads Golden Globe with 7 nominations

Club World Cup: Chelsea, Brazilian giants Corinthians for final

My son on health mission to Egypt, says Gov. Lamido

Gov Lamido faults reports on son’s arrest over money laundering

D’banj, K Switch signs with UK Sony Music… as Oliver twist gets four nominations at World Music Awards

Jonathan in late night meeting with Mark, Tambuwal, others

FAAC: Excess Crude Accounts hits $9.6bn – AGF

An Evening with J.P. Clark

Wale Oke chides politicians…says stop playing politics with the “blood of Christians”

Oshiomhole was my classmate in sec school, witness tells court

Reps suspend debate on 2012 extra budget

N-Delta better under Yar’Adua – Activist

Bayelsa to sack workers in N-Delta Varsity

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Labour leaders on centenary anniversary

Counsel Corner: Uncle as mother’s next-of-kin

TY Danjuma: 75 garlands for the General

JNI and the Jaji postings

Revisiting the Edo property tax law

Constitution Review: Matters arising

US-based NGO signs pact with Ejigbo LCDA to build library

PenCom sends debt recovery agents after media houses

Delta tackles EFCC over alleged Ibori’s $15m bribe money

PHCN: FG shifts ground, agrees to pay off 54,000 staff

OKONJO-IWEALA’S Mother: Operatives in contact with kidnappers

Over 120 militants surrender arms in Delta

Stephanie’s Dry makes case for Women

Missing Pension Funds

Organised Labour’s 100 years of gains and pains

International Human Rights Day: Human rights violations, A case against impunity

Senate probes N107bn inflated East-West road contract

Public officers’ anti-labour posture worries ex-NASU President

Documenting historical moment

Book Serial: Ile-Ife: City of 201 gods (3)

Strike: LUTH doctors to challenge tax deduction in court

Man seeks divorce…says ‘my wife beats me regularly’

I want to be Lagos gov – Ikuforiji

OAU students clamour for sustainable SUG

Total refutes claims on Egina project

Tax rebate panacea to production of quality goods – Manufacturers

LP moves to reclaim seat in Bayelsa House

Room for talks with oil firms still open – Diezani

Ijaw laud Lakemfa’s election as OATUU scribe

China blames African importers for inferior products

New curriculum guide crucial to FG’s human capital devt – Prof. Obioma

Nigerians urged to care for indigents

Chime’s absence normal – Speaker

SSANU strike paralyses varsities

Yakmut hails Mobil Sports as model to emulate

Don’t teach chldren by force, says educationist

Okada riders, police clash in Lagos over traffic laws

Hoodlums may take over Nigeria – Afenifere

Anosike, others docked over Daily Times’ asset tripping

FG urged to resuscitate paper, printing industry

Smuggling: 5,000 bags of rice worth N50m seized

Eko 2012: Ogun pays gold medalists N30,000 each

Education minister dismisses N6.8bn bribery allegation

Nigeria houses 37% of the world’s OOSC – Report

Why we reward NECO best students, teachers – LearnAfrica,boss

FCMB shareholders okay holding company structure

Pension funds: Senate orders arrest of Maina

Nigerians lose N1bn to wonder banks in 3yrs

FBN Capital Confab: Participants canvass sustainable economic growth

FG incompetent to tackle insecurity – Falana

Top government officials, politicians contract us – Sea pirates

Lagos traffic laws turned me into a ‘pick- pocket’ – Ex- Okada rider

Mother of two arrested over murder of boyfriend

FG incompetent to tackle insecurity – Falana

Keshi names Fegor, 23 home-based for Afcon Camp

Day students end-of-year party turned into clash with police

9 brothers in court over father’s will

Gas explosion causes panic at Defence Headquarters

Insecurity: Construction company vacate project sites in Delta

10 students crushed to death, 50 vehicles damaged in Ogun

NECO urges journalists to expose `miracle centres’

Kidnap of Mrs Okonjo: Palace chiefs meet

40 Nigerians repatriated from UK

Corruption trial: Alao-Akala has case to answer – Oyo court

Chorister docked for allegedly raping church member

EFCC arrests Gov Sule Lamido’s son over money laundering

Wale Oke at Vanguard Media Christian fellowship live

Gen Rotimi’s wife, Titilayo kidnapped in Ibadan

Chuddy K’s alleged gay tweet… says acct was hacked

Jonathan to NASS: Approve N162bn for subsidy or face fuel scarcity

NBA hails INEC over de-registration of 28 parties

Why I won’t come near Nigeria (2)

Sheer Wastes, Sure Wants

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Lagos CJ frees 75-yr-old prisoner, 45 others

N195bn unspent pension funds missing – Senate

FG loses N300bn annually on unremitted revenues – Reps

Fuel scarcity may wane in Lagos towards yuletide

Jonathan seeks US support to tackle Boko Haram, oil theft

Strike: Healthcare services grounded at LUTH

Govs call for release of $1bn excess crude funds

Statecraft in the African Renaissance by Gov Fashola (2)

Prof Kamene Okonjo’s kidnap, bold criminality – Okonkwo

Ajah Clash: 6 remanded over alleged conspiracy, murder

Eko 2012 : A celebration of Nigerian music

Ogun Customs intercepts 3000 ammunition

20 pick PDP’s BoT chairmanship forms

Court sentences 72 motorists in Owerri

Digital migration: Hurdles Nigeria must cross in 30 months

Land Use Act: A monster crippling housing development

Aregbesola dares PDP to invite EFCC over contract

Property tax: Oshiomhole warns against rent increase

Maigari guns for Adamu’s CAF position

Abia Assembly summons commissioner, gov’s aide over publication

FG loses N300bn to unremitted revenues annually – Reps

Union Bank ex-MD, four others found guilty of share scam

The audacity of evil

Fireworks continue in Delta Gov’s Cup

FG, Swiss govt vow action against terrorists’ financiers

Kidnap of OKONJO-IWEALA’S Mother: Two policemen arrested – Delta CP

Reps grill Aviation Minister over $500m loan

Court adjourns ruling in N1bn alleged subsidy fraud

Obi threatens to sack contractors over delay

Cat and mouse: Anenih and Atiku again

Rebuilding our schools brick by brick

Sanusi’s panacea for the economy

Bankers’ C’ttee picks Borno to pilot financial inclusion

Mimiko takes on petitioners at Tribunal

Lamentations of the physically challenged

We’ll support devt projects – Ugborodo

Why Nigeria needs a National eHealth Policy

Pillars, Rangers get ACL hurdles

Gunmen shoot Unical lecturer, kill gatekeeper

3 houses razed as LG workers protest in Plateau

Group calls for probe of NSPMC management

N4bn scam: EFCC on the trail of Audu, ex-Kogi gov

15 risk jail over contempt of court

The stone that the builder rejected

PDP: Partnering with the Disabled

Baribote removed

Vandals, flood cripple Anambra water scheme

Court grants Onwuka, 100 pro-Biafra group members bail

Court admits Ndume’s call logs with Boko Haram spokesman as evidence

Okonjo’s kidnap: Police not party to negotiation for ransom – CP

RCCG’s Holy Ghost Congress opens with “Signs, Wonders”

We’ll bring back glory days – Ugbade

Kidnappers kill soldier, driver, abduct Lebanese engineer in Delta

Boxing lived up to its thrills and controversies

Brig-Gen Oluwole Rotimi’s wife kidnapped

Court dissolves 16-year-old marriage

Court dissolves 10-year-old marriage over infidelity

Info. Minister presents scorecard on Good Governance Tour

Again, sacked NIMC staff barricade NASS, demand justice

S.Africa call up foreign-based players for Malawi

Barry charged over Manchester derby conduct

US general in Nigeria after warning over African Islamists

Ghana opposition to challenge vote results in court

”Ibori loot”: EFCC objects return of unclaimed $15m to Delta

Mali prime minister resigns after arrest by soldiers

Man, 71, seeks divorce, alleges deprivation

Search for OKonjo-Iweala’s mother: Minister orders IG to deploy officers from Abuja to Delta

Sports festival: Lagos performance far below expectation – PDP

 ”My Pikin teething mixture: NAFDAC loses bid to amend charge 

Examination malpractice: NECO introduces customised answer scripts

Christmas: NURTW in Kafanchan to regulate transport fares

Mobil lifts ‘Force Majeure’ on Qua Iboe crude streams

God will restore, rebuild Nigeria, says Pastor Adeboye

Husband begs court to dissolve 28 years marriage over wife’s disrepect

2012 Budget: Petroleum ministry records 93% implementation

Mandela has lung infection,says S/African govt

Pets to get newspaper obituaries in Singapore

FG frustrates 70% content attainment – Oando

Ghana 2012: Opposition NPP may go to court, meets today

There is more to Boko Haram than seen – Bwala

Communities call for control of 13% derivation

Monday, December 10, 2012

Why I won’t come near Nigeria

Will David Ugolor Get Justice?

Role of statecraft in the African Renaissance by Gov Fashola

President Jonathan scores Lagos high

Obi’s epistemic credentials(2)

Who shall protect us?

Flood: Farm owner cries for help

LEDAP task FG on extra-judicial killings

Lagos spends N12 bn on LASU infrastructure

It’s D day for Baribote

NAFDAC to close Kano drugs market

The Nigerian capital market and the small investor (3)

5 women, 4 men arraigned over alleged prostitution

Obasanjo visits Aregbesola, commissions Bola Ige’s bust

Senate warns govs against fresh debt burden

Lagos generates electricity from waste – LAWMA boss

Sanusi again! (2)

Striking UI workers paralyse varsity activities

DPO, 13 others killed as JTF, gunmen clash in Yobe

S-West PDP urges probe of Osun’s N17.8bn contract

Maitama Sule blames nation’s woes on tribalism, religion

Mobile money: CBN investigates GSM company for contraventions

Soyinka blames collapse of cultural values on dictatorship

ASHON commneds FGover N22.6bn debt forgiveness

Property Tax Law: Bini youths, Edo House Majority Leader at loggerheads

FG decries students’ poor performance in external exams

Techno oil to discharge 60,000MT of petrol

Youths take over Chevron facility

Political will required to grow power sector – NERC

Atiku: Anenih denies PDM Elders’ C’ttee

Iran oil export worsens as sanctions hinder trade

How kidnappers got Okonjo-Iweala’s mother

N1.4trn appropriated for roads in 12yrs – Reps

Ewherido presents car to winner of Urhobo Language Competition

Anambra 2014: Obi’s private pact won’t work – ACN Chairman

Moses, Mikel train in Japan

Nigeria needs over N700 bn for anti-retroviral drugs – NACA

Ghana’s democracy must not be a ‘falsehood’: Akufo-Addo

PSF: EFCC arraigns Nadabo Energy MD over alleged theft

Ghana election: ECOWAS Mission rules out sabotage

Corruption: Jonathan’s govt not to blame for Transparency International rating – Presidency

PHCN: Negotiator recommends payment of workers’ gratuity

TUC boss disowns PIB

Oil Spill: Advanced response mechanisms

EFCC intercepts N15.5 bn from suspects in various airports in 2012

PDP in Bayelsa adopts President Jonathan as party leader

Jonathan congratulates President Mahama of Ghana on his election

10 die in Oyo auto crashes

Nigeria seeks $1.5bn loan from China for rice, cassava

CAF Confederation cup: Lobi, Heartland draw bye

Nigeria lost N178bn to petroleum products theft in 10 years

Investment in downstream sector hits N500bn

Okonjo-Iweala’s mum’s kidnap: Army, Police, DSS, Customs lay siege to Ogwashi-Uku

PIB: Discretionary allocation will boost corruption – Expert

China to invest N146bn in Nigeria’s power sector

Powercell, Swiss firm to invest $2m in renewable energy

Three Boko Haram suspects killed in Yobe

Exploring coal for national benefit

Community asks Uduaghan to call oil firm to order

Why fuel scarcity may persist – Abdulkabir Aliu

African Cabotage regime under way

Fears over oil, gas renewal rates heighten

High oil, gas risks cripple retention capacity

‘Hydrography can generate millions of jobs’

Marketers accuse banks of treachery

Nigerian Banks are helping to boost energy sector devt – Egube

Book Serial: Ile-Ife: City of 201 gods

Why Ribadu’s C’ttee Report should be adopted by govt

DPO, 13 others killed as gunmen attack Yobe

Okonjo’s son blames security lapse for mother’s kidnap

Police seize N1.5m fake drinks in Aba

Ekweremadu commends Ghana election, congratulates Mahama

Yuletide: Onitsha markets’ leaders ban commercial motorcyclists

African players carded, substituted in Europe

MTN supports bank-led mobile money model

Morsi gives Egypt army police powers ahead of referendum

Messi wants titles, not more history

Biologist treks across Southwestern China to answer ‘Killer Mushroom’ question

Common ‘cat parasite’ influences human behaviour

Crowded emergency departments cause more deaths, costs

Escravos GTL shut down, by citizen Okon

Cossy Orjiakor features Durella in new single, Sexual seduction

Who burned it hot this year in young artist category? Wizkid or Davido

Breaking news: Gunmen lay siege to Yobe

TD captures iDirect to deepen broadband culture in West Africa

PDP BOT chairmanship: Oyedokun joins race

Accra erupts in wild jubilation as Mahama wins

Don’t lose faith in Nigeria, Jonathan urges Nigerians

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Newest Security Concerns

ICPC summons Ogun Speaker over alleged cars scandal’… No, I was invited for lecture’

Our detention: Case of double standards, by Charles Okah

2015: Northern Govs divided as Atiku spreads out

Transparency Int’l rating a wake-up call – ICPC

What Calabar 2014 should do – Onyali

Decentralise prisons, don’t privatise them

Condemned To Perpetual Under-Development

Obi’s epistemic credentials

How Africa can grow capacity to feed itself – AGRA President

Police arrest 15 MASSOB members in Enugu

PDP: Kalu’s rejection, best for Abia, Igbo – Orji’s aide

Waivers For The Rich, Hard Labour For The Poor!

World Rights Day: We’re poised to fight violations – NHRC

2 feared dead as erosion destroys five houses

NAMA instals N280m solar power projects at five airports

New electricity tariff draining industries’ profit

‘Nigeria may soon out-stage Kenya dominance in mobile money services’

Sanusi again!

Bye bye Eko 2012••• Welcome Eket 2012

Opposition kicks as Mahama is declared winner of Ghana presidential polls

Time running out for sit-tight African leaders – Obasanjo

Eko 2012: Why we won – Delta

Eko 2012: Jonathan urges Nigerians to imbibe spirit of sportsmanship

Who bears the brunt of fake goods?

Achebe/Awo controversy: Fashola blames it on FG’s information data system

Principal, three others drown in boat mishap

SSS operatives manhandle The Nation correspondent in A-Ibom

Chaplains’ boss predicts Nigeria’s transformation

S-West/ Lagos CAN, others pray for Nigeria

NCPP free mass cancer screening targets 10,000

Vanguard journalist wins NMMA investigative reporter award

Eko 2012: Delta crowned winners

Rivers is hosting ECOWAS Peace Pageant to reposition P-Harcourt

SURE-P Chairman refutes allegation of financial impropriety

Pay TV Licence: Knocks for Gotv operations in Nigeria

Delta 2015: The Aniomas may bite the dust

FCT Minister insists on demolshing 31 housing estates in Abuja

Now, smartphones diagnose cancer

See you in Paradise 2014! says Cross River State

Lagos reviews land documentation regulations

Aero MD resigns, Ibru takes over as Acting MD

Convergence of Spokespersons in govt

Kaduna LG polls: Namadi’s heavy cross

Liverpool fight back to sink Hammers

NSE value rises by N56bn on blue chip coys’ gains

Eko 2012: Lagos discovers 13-yr-old swimmer

FG to provide 4,000 housing units in Abuja

Era of ad hoc projects over in Abia – Gov. Orji

Breaking news: Okonjo-Iweala’s mother kidnapped

Ghana opposition claims fraud in tight presidential vote

United’s triumph over City excites Ferguson

Mandela “comfortable” after night in hospital… as Zuma visits

The Nigeria we dream of can be achieved, says Jonathan

Ghana Election: Mahama in slim lead

Mandela spends night in hospital

Chelsea back in the groove says Benitez

Ghana’s presidential election: Early results show tight race

Saturday, December 08, 2012

The Words of Eternal Life

Why Igbo can’t become president on PDP platform, by Sen. Annie Okonkwo

POWER POLITICS, UNITY AND 2015: Again the North moves

No talks with OBJ to fight Jonathan – Atiku

50 allegedly wounded as soldiers raid community

Nigeria’s Big A Entertainment endorsed biggest African entertainment company in US

Africa urged to tackle illiteracy

It’s party time, Fashola invites Nigeria to Lagos

Without strong regulation, PIB will fail – Avuru, oil chief

Tompolo: From a militant leader to ‘a hope giver’

Teenagers in search of lifeline for dying mother

Kaduna shut down for Namadi’s daughters wedding

Ondo Guber Election: We have learnt our lessons – Aregbesola

I will send rich tax defaulters to jail – Oshiomhole

‘I don’t want to die!’ 63-yr-old widow with anus cancer sleeps on her knees

Life style choices

Creativity, hardwork essential to success – Chinyere Egerue

No end in sight to fuel scarcity – NUPENG

WOMEN ORDINATION: GKS commends Church of England

Jokers in Government – 1

On bulimia, profligacy and torpidity (1)

Childhood tragedies prepared me for life’s challenges – Ify Akerele

Athletics development: Igboka takes the bulls by the horns


Charles Novia’s auto-biography, ‘Nollywood till November’

How I made it to the American Congress, by Capt Okunbor

NATIONAL SECURITY: The danger Nigeria faces on digital migration

Ghana polls: Mahama jumps to early lead

Nigeria’s Pita Okute wins the 2012 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction

Tackling challenges of Civil Service

My brother died of cardiac arrest – President Jonathan

6 killed in Ibadan road crash

1,000 march in Mali urging swift action against Islamists

Ghana Election: Early results show tight race

Premier League: Wigan leave Redknapp still searching for first win

Police foil attempt to attack Adamawa PDP Secretariat

Police grant bail to ‘Tokyo’, NURTW factional leader

My brother’s death too painful to bear, says Jonathan

‘Danfo driver removed my pregnancy’

Save me from killer-wife, man begs court

Mandela admitted to hospital

JTF kills 4 suspected terrorist commanders in Maiduguri

EFCC to commence undercover operations at seaports

I will not quit SURE-P job, Kolade dares critics

Former boxer appeals ruling denying him bail

Vaginal microbicide offers hope for HIV prevention, protection

Scientists investigate how rice bran can reduce cancer incidence

Fake marijuana use a serious problem for teenagers

FG not talking with Boko Haram – Presidential aide

Van Persie threatens defenders, says I want more goals

Friday, December 07, 2012

Lakemfa elected Secretary General of OATUU

The dream of a female President still a long journey – Odumakin

16 political parties kick against govt take over of Capital Oil & Gas assets

Okafor, abducted ex-UNIZIK VC released

Lagos to Kano mass transit train service begins operation – Sijuwade

PDP, DPP commend INEC over de-registration of 28 parties

Nigeria, the 35th most corrupt country, Bala Mohammed’s wasteful venture

Court stops Anambra PDP faction’s rally

Lawmaker hails INEC for de-registering 28 parties

Reps, AGF clash over Malabu oil deal

Mixed reactions trail de-registration of parties

My boobs are my selling point – Chiege Alisigwe

I forgive my husband but … says woman whose hubby killed only son, burnt her with hot pressing iron

Musicians made in the image of their fathers

Twists, turns in Onokpite’s murder as fresh facts emerge

A tale of two countries

Enebeli Elebuwa: Nollywood, stakeholders mourn

Benue LG election: Intrigues, political maneuverings that determined the outcome

The travails of Women Ministers

Dubai based businessman convicted for driving against traffic

Golfers lament exclusion from Eko 2012

Talent is not enough, Work hard at it – Djinee

Missiles trail Ojukwu’s will

Wheelchair basketball federation wants festival action

Chrysler 300 becomes America’s 1st luxury sedan with 8-speed A/T

De-registration of 27 political parties by INEC, illegal, unacceptable and a witch hunt — PRP

Bayelsa council poll: PDP screening committee clear 36 aspirants

Oshiomhole will enforce tax law without fear or favour – Special Adviser

Wale Oke storms Vanguard for end of year service

Ghana extends voting to Saturday

Kidnappers of ex-Delta SSG’s father jailed 180 years

Power: FG pledges new measures to end disputes with labour

Adoke debunks allegation of round-tripping in oil, gas

Ancelotti laughs off Mourinho job swap

Protesters break through barrier round Egypt palace

Dabiri-Erewa hails appointment of Nigerian as U.S. judge

Divine intervention

Britain to allow gay marriages in churches

Corps member docked for alleged malicious damage, prostitution

WAEC release Nov/Dec SSCE result in two weeks

Police arrest robbers who sedate and rob victims in commercial buses

Will: Did Ojukwu subvert Igbo tradition?

Mancini says City must not lose derby

Pastor arraigned for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl

All options open for Euro 2020 – UEFA’s Platini

4 containers of used electronics impounded at Apapa port

VC laments dearth of lecturers in Nigerian varsities

WaveTek partners Carlson Wireless on broadband coverage in Africa

Track, field judges threaten to down tools

Federal workers threaten strike over allowance

Man docked for allegedly assaulting a 16-year-old girl

Goal-line technology is quiet revolution,says FIFA

Sambo’s Residence: We won’t give any kobo again – Senate

Long queues as Ghanaians begin voting

1,000 Nigerians flee to Niger after attack: UN

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Nigeria, US relationship is beyond – US Consul General

No Deregulation, No Nigeria

Our party only vehicle to deliver grassroots devt – PDP

TI rating, a wake up call to fight corruption – FG

Book review: REFORMING THE UNREFORMABLE: Lessons from Nigeria

NEC delists 28 political parties

‘Let’s dedicate our victory to Fashola’

MAN asks FG to solve fundamental problems in industrial sector

Blame Northern govs, FG for Boko Haram – Shettima

SURE-P: Lawmakers kick against unsure foundations

Suleja attack: We recovered 200 IEDs – Witness

The dangerous path towards prosperity

The legacies of Prophet Ibrahim (2)

Why Nigeria needs a National eHealth strategy

Dr. Frabz robbed again!

NESG urges FG to fast-track implementation of Oronsaye report

Farmer sentenced to death for robbery

Ebonyi varsity expels 33, suspends 88 over exam malpractice, others

Babalakin: Lawyers blame EFCC

Ondo Tribunal: Disregard ACN, PDP petitions – LP

TI rating: Is Nigeria really winning the anti-graft war?

Oil, water and budget 2013

Eko 2012: Unstoppable Delta topples Rivers

Movie Magic

Delta achieves 48.5% reduction of maternal mortality ratio

Delta bans blockade of roads for parties

Edo guber tussle: A’Court dismisses Airhiavbere’s prayer for more witnesses

ICT contributes 5.7% to GDP in 3rd quarter of 2012

Fayemi presents N93.6bn 2013 budget

ACN tasks Police over Ogun lawmaker wife’s abduction

Eko 2012 full of foreigners – Coach

Emeka Ike flags off desert football tournament

NNPC boss charges stakeholders on resource diversification

Boko Haram / oil theft: We are on top of the situation – Obada

Minister orders renovation of Abuja NUJ office

Abuja property not mine – Orubebe

Delta makes history, goes wild in tennis celebration

FG urged to release white paper on digital broadcasting

Man dies vandalising PHCN transformer

Infrastructure Bank to issue N1.5bn right shares

Army refute reports on redeployment of officers in Jaji

Obasanjo reiterates appeal for peaceful polls in Ghana

Industrial clusters as catalyst for growth of SMEs

NIGERIA: Profiles in corruption

Mikel handed three-match ban after United race row

Tight security in Otuoke as funeral programmes of Jonathan’s brother begins.

ASUP wants psychiatry test for political aspirants

Fashola seeks PP partnership in agric, agro allied production

Suspects of Suleja/Madalla bomb attack meant to produce 200 explosives

Banker arraigned over alleged forgery, stealing

FG to establish mechanisms to fight gender based violence

Eko 2012: Team Rivers  win female handball gold

Banky W on location…. shoots Yes/No video

11 killed in S/ African military plane crash

FG to construct new Abuja city to mark Nigeria’s centenary 

Jonathan pledges single-digit interest rate financing for agriculture in 2013

Kano Attack: How our men outsmart attackers – Police

Orji to demolish 1,800 structures in Aba

Nigeria’s constitution, anti-progress – Sanusi

Breaking news: JTF escapes bomb attack in Kano

Americans helping Nigeria control its borders – Dory

British arms dealer jailed over  arms shipment to Nigeria

Husband accuses wife of using charm to marry him

Champions League: Chelsea bow out, make history

FG to construction new Abuja city to mark Nigeria’s centenary 

UNN: Why we’re organising founders’ day dinner/award, by Alumni President

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Ijesa monarch defends allegation of Corps member’s rape

MDGs office needs N120bn – Presidency

Good nutrition, home remedies best for measles treatment

EFCC lays siege to Babalakin’s hospital – Bi-Courtney

Police nab ‘ Tokyo’, factional leader of Oyo NURTW

Waste to Art: Journey in Creative Expression

NBA will ensure that people get their Constitution – Edosanwan, SAN

Auchi attack: Oshiomhole wants Police probed

Ghana Polls: Candidates in last-minutes offensive

Another strike rocks UPTH

How we bribe community leaders to allow us vandalise pipelines – Suspect

Lagos govt assures of justice in Cynthia’s murder

GTBank: Combining arts, news reporting to move Africa to the next level

National Gallery holds Art Symposium in Calabar

Why senior citizens must support Jonathan – Imansuangbon

FG to Works Ministry: Reserve projects below N5bn for local contractors

Understanding the US fiscal cliff debate and the global economy

2014: Anambra North has a good case – Obi

Nigeria loses N75bn to US, European varsities – VCs

Eko 2012 Closing Ceremony: We’ll do what has not been done – LOC

Day journalists were brutalised for doing their job in Ogun

Uduaghan, Nollywood stars mourn Enebeli Elebuwa

Nigeria improves in corruption rating

Cardinal Onaiyekan, Mark preach compassion, optimism

Nigeria now 7th most terrorised nation in the world – GTI

Council advocates legal represenatation for suspects

Cultism: LASU warns new students

Govt must promote health education for national devt – Prof Odusanya

Monarchs petition Jonathan over estate demolition

Ebonyi Commissioner escapes assassination

Lecturers tasked on research development

Ojukwu’s Chief of Staff dismisses report on failing health

Distressed banks, distressed people

Boko Haram plans to attack military formations – JTF

NCAA issues Dana Air new operator certificate

Gowon faults calls for more states

Kano Explosions: JTF alleges plot to bomb barracks

Tributes at Awoniyi’s 5th memorial

Adamawa council polls an absurdity – Ardo

Eko 2012: Whizkid, Wande Cole, others to thrill at closing ceremony

ECOWAS countries introduce education for peace in schools

Prison Development Party (PDP)

Wogu and Orubebe: We are waiting

Gunmen raid female hostel at Paul University, Awka

7.5m females out of school – Wike

Lagos-Ibadan road ready in 2 months – Works minister

West Ham named ‘first bidder’ for Olympic Stadium

Yvonne Nelson’s heart shattered…. ends relationship with boyfriend

Suleja Bombing: Suspects were promised 72 virgins each – Witness

Nigeria now 7th most terrorised country in the world – GTI

HIV/AIDS: Ekiti takes campaign to rural areas

Actor Enebeli Elebuwa is dead

Is Big Friday show trully TV show of the year?

Political parties call for return of govt’s funding

Lagos almost running state police – Fashola

D’banj to give fans a Christmas to remember

Nigeria is 35th most corrupt in the world -Transparency Int’l report

Witness’ ill health stalls Arowolo’s trial

Fresh protest in Bayelsa creek disrupts SPDC operation

Breaking news: Explosion rocks Kano… as attempt to blow luxury bus fails

No crisis in UNIBEN – VC

Abacha loot: Switzerland has returned $700m to Nigeria – Swiss envoy

Football: Wenger hoping for draw after Arsenal flop

Ghana’s newfound oil focus of election

Nigeria’s Alakija becomes richest black woman in the world, displaces Oprah Winfrey

Adultery: A sign of strength or weakness

Mancini left disappointed by European flop

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Under-rating Food Challenges

Outrage greets N2.2b presidential banquet hall

Court remands 3 accused of killing a ‘witch’ in Ekiti

Justice Kayode Eso for burial Dec 21 in Ilesa

50bn won’t be enough for infrastructure – FCT minister

Igbo Presidency not feasible in 2015 – Junaid

Oshiomhole urged to tackle erosion, flood

U-18 championships tougher than festival – Javelin champion

Flood: Health challenges of communities cut off by East-West Road

Kidnapping: Fear grips politicians, businessmen in Benin

Who wants to be a Chairman?

I acted in accordance with the Constitution, Jonathan tells court

Rivers power-lifting coach wants employment for special athletes

How man defrauded 129 prospective tenants of N25m

ACN flays FG over N2.2bn banquet hall

Abbas eyes  2 gold medals in 400m, 4×4 relays

Challenges of good governance and leadership in Nigeria under the current democracy (2)

Lepers want N3,000 monthly stipend increased

How social network exposed Nigeria’s ICT growth to St Kitts and Nevis Island

Minister blames falling education standards on ineffective supervision

Citizen stories: Report news as it breaks near you!

Expert urges NAICOM to assist operators

Onyebuchi blames insecurity on inaccurate, unreliable database

Eko 2012: 56,000 condoms shared

Delta, Kano fined N50, 000 each for using ineligible weightlifters

NHF disqualifies Ekiti male hockey team from festival

Boxing shocker for Nigeria

Team Ondo makes volleyball final

NUT appeals to state govts over teachers’ salaries

Why we must clean our House

FirstBank’s Naira MasterCard hits market

NIN is your identity, DG NIMC tells Nigerians

JNI faults removal of Commandant, Commander over Jaji bombings

Man, 33, remanded over alleged robbery

Demolition: Delta community sends SOS to Uduaghan

I can’t leave Rivers for any price – Ojokolo

Free for all as Osun hold Enugu to draw in football

Religious bodies, NGOs must pay tax for trading subsidiaries, FRC insists

Deported Nigerian prisoners from Thailand plea for mercy

All banks in Nigeria are healthy – NDIC boss

Locust beans improve sight, cholesterol level

Ezza/Ezzilo crisis: Police commence probe over ownership of militant camp

Gunmen kidnap FAAN staff in Lagos

Bayelsa, Rivers carry oil well feud to Eko 2012

Youths disrupt oil firm’s activities over planned relocation of flow station

Delta stops Lagos

We’ll dialogue with Boko Haram if … – FG

FIVE YEARS AFTER: Sunday Awoniyi’s big shoes and Okun people

5 killed in Maiduguri gun duel

Infrastructure deficit, more in energy, Power, Transport sectors

Jonathan’s brother to be buried on Saturday – Presidency

Varsity workers begin nationwide strike Monday

Lawmaker’s wife abducted in Ogun

Who wins BBC African Footballer award?

Egypt opposition march on presidential palace

S.Africa to play 3 friendlies before Nations Cup

Fans to decide winner of BBC African Footballer award

PIB will engage host communities in oil, gas security, says Allison-Madueke

Women protest in Ibadan; decry violence against women, children

Police dismisses rumour of another bomb explosion in Abuja

Omawumi erupts with new single, Stay alive

Is Mo’cheddah your most stylish female artist?

Syrian journalist killed by armed groups in Damascus

Adamawa CPC rejects LG poll results in Adamawa

Ghana’s Mahama loves Fela’s criticism of corruption, military brutality

2 physically challenged in court over alleged husband-snatching

Man stabbed to death over Chelsea/ Man City match

Ghana seeks to live up to promise in tight presidential vote

Unwanted history beckons for holders Chelsea

Monday, December 03, 2012

Change SURE-P to commission, NASS tells Jonathan

Newswatch: Founding directors ask court to dismiss Jimoh Ibrahim’s suit

Dana crash: We will fully compensate victims’ families – USIDAMEN

Subsidy Scam: FG recovers N29bn from suspects

Anambra 2014: Collateral damages

Court denies 2 MASSOB members bail over attempt to abscond

Defence Minister woos EU on counter-terrorism

16 Gold medals up for grabs today as Athletics begin

AFN threatens to eject late comers

Wogu clears self of N2.7bn subsidy fraud

Oil savings more than doubled says, Okonjo-Iweala

Judges’ kidnap: I’m vindicated – Lori-Ogbebor

World Disability Day: Physically-challenged seek fair treatment

Aregbesola hints of second term ambition

Okorocha presents 2013 Budget to Assembly

Delta fumigates flood devastated homes

FG slashes EFCC’s budget by 50%

HIV test: In Nigeria, one step forward, two steps backward

Robbery scare causes pandemonium in Akure

Handball: Plateau promises to beat Imo

NUPENGASSAN begins strike over Shell’s labour policy

Vanguard commends Delta CP for alertness

24 killed in Bauchi, Borno, Kano

Gambari, Aliyu, others lament deteriorating security in the North

Reconstruction of Aba roads

18,335 access HIV treatment at NIMR

Edo tops medal table in taekwondo

Estate Surveyors restate claim to plant, machinery valuation

Milestones in HIV treatment, care and support in Nigeria since 2008

ABC Transport tasks govt on road repairs

Cancer fighter: Spices for fighting cancer (2)

No alternative to deregulation – FG

Experts advocate energy efficiency as road map for national devt

CMB boss raps govt, developers for not making housing affordable

Microsoft renews commitment to education with $250m investment

FG to re-introduce toll gates on expressway

Britain’s Kate, Prince William expecting a baby

I don’t need Will to take over my father’s house – Ojukwu Jr

Eko 2012: Ondo swimmer wins gold, battles for life

Tributes at Aworinde’s 5th memorial

Vigilante outfit seeks partnership with Lagos

Respite for Lagos-Ibadan Expressway?

Pope opens twitter account

Will: Emeka Jr lied, says Ojukwu’s lawyer

Chelsea deny reports of Grant return

Jose Mourinho not leaving Real Madrid

UEFA bans Maltese player for life

Jonathan meets Tambuwal, Mark.

Arsenal must banish fear factor, says Wenger

Eritrean football team disappear in Uganda

Internet freedom not to be curbed, says UN telecoms head

Many babies wrongly diagnosed of asthma, says expert

Five in court for smoking Indian hemp

Mother of five jailed for stealing jewelry

Traffic warden, 2 others injured in Kano bomb blast

Fuel scarcity: Petrol sells N200 a litre in C-River

Pope to open twitter account

Fight against racism constant – UEFA’s Platini

What is wrong with pastors owing private jets?

Anglican cleric flays calls for tax on churches, mosques

Police rescue 4 kidnapped female corps members in Rivers

Reps summon Okonjo-Iweala, Budget Office DG over Auditor-Gen’s allocation

Breaking news: Two feared dead as explosion rocks Kano

D’banj, Mo’cheddah, others snatch FAB style awards

CSOs fault electoral finances, seek amendment of Act

Delta sweeps Greco Roman wrestling gold

Uduaghan promises athletes rosy Christmas

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Falana threatens to sue FG over NNPC appointments

Shareholders raise concern over shares’ price manipulation

Expected HIV vaccine

Police kill 2 alleged robbers in Lagos

Public Service and the transformation agenda: Redefining the rules of engagement

PDP not happy over Jonathan, Obasanjo feud

Anniversary: Aregbesola gives self pass mark

Before we sack Sanusi

10 people slaughtered in Borno

Security men brutalise Lagos Dambe boxer

The Public Service and the Transformation Agenda: Redefining the rules of engagement

Property bill: Bini youths vow showdown with Edo lawmakers

NUPENG petitions Senate over SPDC, CNL

Sultan wants collective action against bombings

SSS arrests PHCN contractor over alleged attempt to defraud INEC

Soldiers kill 4 robbery suspects in Bauchi

The root of the rot in our local councils

War on corruption: CNPP calls for Wogu, Orubebe’s resignation

It’s costly to sustain peace – Gov Orji

Why we don’t want Kalu back in PDP

High concentration of chlorine forces swimming postponement

Team Ogun calls for improved electricity

Ojukwu’s Chief of Staff feels abandoned

Nigerians groan under severe blackout

Ota communities under siege over court ruling

FIRS, KPMG caution companies over transfer pricing

Islamists slaughter 10 in north

Dollarisation of the Nigerian Economy: Who is to blame?

NSE targets 150 companies for operational research coverage

Yakowa urges Christians to pray for peace

Senate demands NPA, NASS collaboration for speedy budget approval

Pressure mounts on Sanusi to reduce interest rate

Eaglets soar to Morocco 2013, beat Mali 2-0 in Bamako

Success In Business: Developing Entrepreneurial Spirit in Nigeria Part 1

Two dead as gunmen attack churches, border posts

Eko 2012: Edo female team trash Kaduna 7- 0

Outrage over suit against Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Atiku’s university gets N17m grant from Google

Govt. closes camps for flood victims in Delta

Wenger under scrutiny after worst Arsenal start

Egypt’s top court on strike over Islamist ‘pressure’

‘Now we have a state,’ Abbas says after UN bid

Gunmen ‘burn churches, border posts’ in Borno

Primate says ‘it is ridiculous’ to tax Churches 

Fuel scarcity: Matrix to flood Delta, other states with fuel

Saturday, December 01, 2012

To Hell with Hell

Collapse saga at Edo Tribunal: Odubu threatens to sue Airhiavbere

Justice Azinge Kidnap Saga Latest: Police arrest 3 officers, another on the run

A round-table parley with Makoko residents would yield good results – Barr Phil Nneji

Time and transformation at UNILAG

Nigeria sports is suffering spiritual attacks – Bazighe

Flip-flopping and insecurity: Speaking tongue-in-cheek or speaking in tongues?

Free reign for dope cheats

Most dangerous kidnapper in Delta is from Kokori – Commissioner Aduba

Jaji bombings: Military removes two generals

Auchi Mayhem: How the attack was hatched

Informal Art Education …the Harmattan Workshop Experience

Jaji Bombing: Fear grips residents after humiliating terrorist attack

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