Vanguard News Archive for February 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

EFCC to arraign company director for alleged fraud

Make use of official communication channel, Defence hqtrs tells Boko Haram

Unemployed graduates in Bayelsa give Dickson 30-day ultimatum

Lamentation of widow of ex-Naval staff: Alleges conspiracy of silence over hubby’s death

AfDB, Ecobank, Stanchart boost African trade with $400m

12-yr-old debuts with short stories

Echoes from Lagos festival of plays

River corpses: NBA demands judicial commission of enquiry

They’re after me, Aliyu cries out

Pope Benedict bows out, says being a Pope was a burden

Ihonvbere kicks against formation of PDP Govs’ Forum

As certificates gather dust…

E-registration: SON’s new way of tackling substandard products

Bauchi youths protest non-release of 7 foreigners

Alleged Chinese Exploitation: Lagos lawmakers to investigate market row

Peru cardinal makes predictions on new pope

Olive MfB poised to enhance credit disbursement

Our marginalisation in Warri Council must stop – Egbema Ijaw

Dangote begins training of block makers, bricklayers

Why we embarked on Afcon trophy tour – Stanbic IBTC

Release our leaders from prison, community begs Delta govt

Shittu: No regrets over Afcon miss

Investor protection: IOSCO out with approaches of investors’ education

AYC: Flying Eagles tackle Tunisia

FG urged to prosecute perpetrators of Odi massacre

More facilities for tertiary institutions under way – Amosun

Nigerian Breweries declares N55.6bn profit for 2012

Uzere people told to sheathe their swords

Mobile makers see bonanza in Africa

How govt can generate 3.5m jobs from key sectors – AIAE

Terror attack: Bayero returns

20 scholars write on Obasanjo legacy

Pope bids farewell to huge crowds

Mali, booby trap for West Africa, says Prof. Oche

Hoodlums rape 1,200 girls in Rivers

OAU students to resume Sunday

FG inaugurates board of four universities

NNL referee calls for regular workshop for referees

Election of new Pope: Canon laws, God’s will ‘ll guide us – Cardinal Onaiyekan

Power supply: FG installs three power sub-stations in Lagos

‘We discovered Eagles’ midfielder Ahmed Musa at Bukuru Academy’

Video: Kim Kadashian talks about self, Nigeria, late Goldie

Robbers attack local government cashier, cart away N6m

Nasarawa varsity killings: Bring perpetrators to book, CLO tells FG

Third Mainland Bridge: How real is the threat?

Irate villagers shut down NPDC flow station in Delta

Women League congress to hold on Feb. 28 

Obama honours Nigerian journalist

“Only 25% of Nigeria’s medicinal plants being utilised”

Ailing actress Ngozi Nwosu flies to UK for heart, kidney treatment

Cristiano Ronaldo is a vital player – Real Madrid

BARCELONA Defeat: Is it diminishing return?

Accident claims 8 lives on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

El- Classico fallout: Is Messi still world best?

Pope to hold final audience on resignation eve

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Man bags 20 yrs jail for killing his father

Fayemi’s N5m donation tears church apart

No Wiretap Law Unless…

Closed market: We’re losing N100bn daily, cry Ladipo traders

One killed, scores injured as area boys clash in Lagos

BoT: How Anenih bounced back

NGF ELECTION: How Presidency’s plot to unseat Amaechi failed

NDLEA arrests suspected drug peddler

PDP, power mongering and the APC (1)

More SIM cards than people this year – GSMA

2014 National Sports Festival: Cross River inaugurates LOC

Ihedioha, the baton of generational representation

Okocha upsets Delta Air second seed

Democracy, elections

Key Lagos MDAs ‘ll commence Saturday work in March – Fashola

EFCC re-arraigns Akingbola

Kwara rainstorm victims get N11m relief materials

7 Nigeriens arrested over tree felling in Kwara

Oyo N1.6bn pension fraud: Court remands 10 in prison

Pension Scam: Maina begs court for safety

10 hunters in police net over mysterious death of colleague

Nasarawa killings: How the crisis began

Rivers Varsity students’ hostel razed

Diamond Bank invests N30bn in Aba Power Plant

Peace returns to Delta community

Benue Police arrest, parade 36 robbery suspects, vandals

Need for one-stop shops in the ICT arena

Akeredolu alleges irregularities in Ondo guber election

2,000 Delta DPP members decamp to PDP for Ochei

Randy UNN Staff caught in the Act

FG to partner Omatek on Made-in-Nigeria PCs

FG creates one-stop information portal

Jonathan averts constitutional crisis, signs 2013 budget

What of Wabara?

Judge stays action on Ifeanyi Uba’s suit

FATF: Nigeria still blacklisted – GIABA

With Anenih, Akpabio, PDP is repackaged, ready for opposition parties – Tukur

Police Games to boost Police/Military relationship – IG

Vandalism: NNPC loses N3.6bn to Arepo pipeline

Nigerian media: Issues in editorship, professionalism

No new oil licencing until PIB – DPR

Pope Benedict XVI now ‘pope emeritus’

Edo PDP chairman not sincere with reality – Stakeholders

Abia House tasks security agencies on kidnapping, child trafficking

Suspected robbers steal MWUN boss’ car

Jonathan directs Army engineers to renovate Ikeja Police College

Abia begins computerised vehicle registration

Ex-militants unleash mayhem on Bayelsa

No fresh amnesty for N-Delta region – IATF Coordinator

LPPC suspends SAN over judicial misconduct

Breast cancer survivor stresses need for early detection, treatment

Security trust law checkmates crime – Ikuforiji

Niger govt bans Okada in Minna

NCS seeks more women participants in ICT

Houses destroyed as crisis hits Imo community

Edo Assembly drills commissioner nominees

Saudis buying Balkan arms for Syrian rebels: report

Canada okays Shell LNG export plan

Rangers dare NPFL over Mba

Arepo: NNPC deploys ICT to stem pipeline vandalism

Boko Haram kingpin, 3 others killed in Borno

Global music sales rise for first time since 1999

US CEOs call for more domestic production

At last, Jonathan signs 2013 budget

Oscars host says ‘no way’ doing it again

Six foreigners kidnapped off Nigeria freed

Osaze in another transfer confusion

Martins attracts MLS attention

Alaska gas pipeline partners meet concept selection deadline

PIB: DPR suspends award of new oil license

Canada OKs Shell LNG export plan

Dematerialisation: Shareholder blasts Stockbrokers, registrars over excessive charges

Chinese oil giant CNOOC buys Canada’s Nexen for $15.1

Nigeria polio attacks revive conspiracy theory worries

Benitez rejects reports on row with John Terry, others

Fashola vows to light up Lagos roads

Reps move to probe killing of 4 Nasarawa Varsity students by soldiers

 Early morning fire wreaks havoc in RSUST

Anenih describes merger as ‘pack of weak blocks’

Davido releases hot new video ‘Gobe’

Kidnapped citizens: We’ll not negotiate with abductors – France

19 tourists killed as balloon explodes in Egypt

El Clásico: Messi vs Ronaldo, who carries the day?

Gunmen shot dead leader of Mopol in Kano

3 girls die in abandoned ditch in Ebonyi

UNIBEN drags Edo govt to court over evictions

Presidency breaks Govs’ ranks

Nigeria loses $2.7bn to oil production decline

Oil spillage: Bayelsa pledges support for FG’s EIA project

NNPC denies $1.56b loan arrangement

Tony Anenih elected PDP BoT Chairman

Monday, February 25, 2013

Nigeria is a lie and we believe it – Nyiam

Maina to resurface today if…

What APC Can Do

Abducted lecturer misteken for govt official

Importation of firearms: 15 Russian sailors get baill

Unlawful detention: Court orders Army to pay 2 brothers N10m

Touch of luxury: The Kia Cadenza way

We ‘ll not stop youths from retaliating killing of our kinsmen – Southern Kaduna people warn

‘Emergence of APC may alter political equation in Plateau’

PDP in unholy alliance – Buhari

MDGs’ve failed in S-East – Imo NUJ

Nigerian hospitals: Houses of health or homes of death?

Anambra threatens to shut down illegal motor parks

Nwabueze, failing states and urgent calls for national confab

Tambuwal queries NNPC over $1.56bn loan

Edo Pdp slams Oshiomhole over comment on Good Governance tour

EFCC re-arraigns Akingbola today

Victor Umeh, the rehash of balderdash

Kidnappers’ training school uncovered in Delta

Delta probes death of pregnant woman

Keshi: Foreign coach or European coach?

Bad weather aborts Arik flight

Sunday Mba moves to Europe

AAEUN seeks interest free loan from banks, govt

The Challenges of the Nigerian electric power sector reform (1)

Oyerinde: Oshiomhole to appear before House of Reps tomorrow

Silverbird boss advocates N300bn transport subsidy

Subsidy: Oando receives N270bn in 4 years

My Pickin: NAFDAC tells court how citizen lost 14-month-old son

The PIB is anti-Nigerian – Prof. Iyayi

PATHS 2 trains 80 doctors to save women’s lives

Housing sector cannot be developed without mortgages – NIESV president

Heartland prepare for strike

Return missionary schools to original owners, Cardinal Onaiyekan tells govts

2014 guber: Anambra North to opt for consensus candidate

Blatter eulogises Keshi, Eagles on Afcon success

Nigerian, French firms partner on building automation system

Women protest alleged killing of indigenes by Fulani herdsmen

‘Nigeria attains new milestones in economic reforms’

Bayelsa moves to save Ijaw language from extinction

Tears as Goldie is buried

MOSOP gives condition for oil exploration in Ogoni

Good Governance tour, a fraud – CDHR

SURE-P: FG deploys 3,000 youths in Edo

Lagos govt shuts down Ladipo market over sanitation offence

Bauchi govt beefs up security over spate of kidnappings

Smuggling of rice has reduced at Idiroko, Seme borders – Dikko

Kidnappers abduct Oguta bizman

Arsenal’s £17.8 million profit puts heat on Wenger

Protect your shares with De-materialisation

Boko Haram video shows ‘cruelty’ of kidnappers – France

Lagos camps LASTMA, KAI for intensive community training

If you want us to release French citizens, release our women, Boko Haram tells Jonathan

NNPC to support Kanu Heart Foundation

Demolition: Ijora slum evictees count losses

Airtel begins sales of BlackBerry Z10 device

Forum launches Eko Green Dream Initiative, set to plant 6,000 trees

Andrew Harvey, Denrele Edun write tearful tributes as Goldie goes home

Justus Esiri: Sudden departure of a Nollywood patriarch

FG dissolves Maina’s PRTT, returns pension to HoS office

Tambuwal queries NNPC over $1.56 loan

Pope issues decree on early conclave

British cardinal quits after claims of sexual advances

Barca won’t play for draw in Spanish cup return

Russian sailors freed on bail, trial date set

Jonathan sacks Justice Archibong

Tax Violation: Oshiomhole threatens to send CMD to jail

PDP Govs’ Forum borne out of necessity – Tukur

‘S /South solidly behind Mr. President -Uduaghan 

Goldie Harvey for burial today

Esiri for burial in April

Oscar winner ‘Argo’ sparks history debate

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Nigerian clerics: Kicking God, kissing the dog

Auto crash kills eight in Ogun

It is strange some Nigerians are opposed to PIB – Peterside

Nations Cup party over – Okpala

Woman stabs daughter-in-law to death

What is God saying about this time

Wolves accuse Mba of betrayal

Five killed as crisis erupts in Taraba community

Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill 52-yr-old man in Delta

Gunmen kill Adamawa monarch in Borno

Fire razes seven fuel trucks in Kirikiri

Market Making: Liquidity must be provided according to principles – SEC

Seven Customs officers perish in road mishap

Suspected robbers kill policeman in Osun

Hurricane Mukthar: 3 judges to go

Amaechi: Jonathan in peace move, meets govs

Subsidy claims: Police clears Capital Oil of allegations

Value of banks’ dormant accounts tops N1trn – Stakeholders

Nigeria records first win at Pepsi / ICC T/20 tourney

Senate summons NDDC boss, Rep, contractors over abandoned projects

Tambuwal, policeman steal show at Sun Newspaper Awards

60 Army officers quizzed over exam malpratices

PIB: TUC flays powers conferred on President, Petroleum Minister

Anglicans warn against gay marriage

67 ex-militants withdrawn from Cyprus school

Cashew production ‘ll boost nation’s revenue – Gov Wada

NNPC / Shell Cup q-finals begin Thursday

Lagos govt allays fear of attack by Boko Haram

Who wants Wale Babalakin dead? – 2

Price war: How pasta manufacturers divide market

Banking brand ranking: First Bank, others buoy Nigeria’s global image

Chioma and the “where was Jonathan?” drama

2013 budget crisis: ‘NASS can’t defend inflation’

New technologies can raise standard of education in Nigeria – Guinness

“Life insurers should prospect group life scheme to private sector”

Cost of technology hinders SMEs sector

OBJ living under Aminu’s “curse”?

Our Disappearing Forests

FG to enhance Police efficiency through modern gadgets

AMCON, Bi-Courtney, who is fooling Nigerians?

Soldiers raze boats conveying suspected illegally refined diesel

Lagos probes alleged arrest, extortion of pregnant woman on sanitation day

Cashless policy still a dream – Osadare

LAGA to adopt SNAG curriculum – Lawson

Head of Oshodi Tapa Chieftaincy family sues relatives

Jonathan, PDP govs in closed door meeting

My work ‘ll speak for me – Gov Orji

15-year-old kills boy,12, with dane gun

FG reiterates commitment to revamping key sector of economy

‘Periodic blood donation puts ill-health at bay, slows down aging’

Mimiko assumes 2nd term, promises better quality of life

Jonathan, Rousseff of Brazil back UN Security Council reform

Pope celebrates final Mass

I want more trophies – Mikel

Swansea lifts English League Cup

Gunmen kidnap senior lecturer in Maiduguri

JTF kills 2 suspected gunmen, arrests 4 others in Kano

Improving media-military relations

EIU forecasts 6.5% GDP in 2013, to average above 7% by 2014

WIBP to generate 100,000 jobs by 2020

Nigerian engineers okay big steel pipes

S.Africa to name and shame corrupt officials

ID cards will boost economic activities between Nigeria, Benin – Ambassador

PIB: What is good for Nigeria is good for Kano – Senator Abe

China increases prices of petroleum products

US proposes $16bn settlement with BP over Gulf spill

Business Council For Africa tasks investors on genuine deals in Nigeria

French travel warning angers Benin

We can’t achieve our aim through violence – Boko Haram group insists


Football dispute sets off sectarian riot in Taraba

Nigeria takes a stand against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Cholera outbreak kills 7 in Kula Kingdom

Women Deliver 2013: Global agenda for women, girls’ health

German horsemeat scandal traced to Poland – report

Nigeria’s economy on the brink of collapse, ACN warns

Pistorius brother faces trial over fatal car crash

NSC reiterates support to Flying Eagles

Brazil to boost ties with Nigeria

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Single Term Agreement Controversy : Kalu, Ribadu, Saraki, el-Rufai, Ajumogobia, Obanikoro, 200 others, float new group

The Counterfeit Christian Church 2

Osoba, Ogbeh head APC constitution, manifesto committees

It’s in South-East’s interest to back APC – Annie Okonkwo

South West Marginalisation: Yorubas, architect of own headache – Ladoja

Music keeps me sane – Ade Bantu

Scramble for Nations Cup hero, Mba rages

2015: Persons with disability unfold demands

Abduction of Foreigners: Security forces close in on kidnappers

Minister of Aviation declares war on Yoruba – 1

Corruption is Nigeria’s biggest problem Akinyemi

I played trumpets to pay my school fees – Peter Falade

National Budget as a Communiqué

Legacies, lessons and the audacity of Joseph Ratzinger’s resignation

Coach dashed my London 2012 dreams, says female boxer

Our common rituals: Lenten season and Ramadhan

NGF Chairmanship: Governors set for showdown

We didn’t kill revenue collectors – Edo transport union

Puzzles linger amid Reps’ moves to unmask Oyerinde’s killers

BAUCHI DEADLY KIDNAPPING: Gaping bullet holes in expatriates’ live camp

Power: Presidency takes on Christiane Amanpour, CNN

Nations Cup success: Chelsea want Omeruo back in London

Nigerian elected ECOWAS Cycling Union president

Why Nigeria, Libya, Angola, others remain oil, gas destination, by Avuru

Killings, arson: Police take over Delta community

Boko Haram: Battling scourge of migration and terrorism in West Africa

OMATSOLA: Broadcaster who announced Nigeria’s Independence in 1960, goes home

Customs deepens reform

Goodbye to Ikeja Computer Village

The private sector as ‘the driver’ of the Centenary celebrations

Pope’s resignation, a lesson for our leaders – Clerics

Fear in Lagos suburb as mass killer still at large

BUDGET IMPASSE: It is not good for the President to withhold assent to bills – Senator Adokwe

Premier League: United go 15 points clear, Arsenal turn the page

BUDGET IMPASSE: NASS and the veto option, by Hon Eno, Chairman, House Appropriation Committee

Again, rain of tears in Ibadan

Killing in the name of sand?

If I die, my blood is on your head – Woman kidnapped by physically challenged son cries

Seven arrested for allegedly assaulting policemen

Pistorius tweets thanks on first day out on bail

Jonathan hosts Brazilian President Rousseff

Polio killings: NBC suspends Wazobia FM licence

Genetically modified foods not harmful – Expert

Jonathan calls for establishment of ASA Secretariat

Health workers strike paralyses services at OAUTHC

Police tasked on environmental sanitation

Vatican condemns scandal ahead of pope’s resignation

Obama asks Supreme Court to overturn gay marriage ban

Gunmen kill 5, injure 7 in Gombe

SURE P: Health ministry spends N1.9b on maternal health, says Minister

Chavez ‘working’ from hospital, aide says

Lady, suspected bag snatcher killed by moving vehicle

Don’t bother about Ambrose, Celtics tell European clubs

Friday, February 22, 2013

Jealous brother hacks sibling to death

FG compels us to go on strike – NASU, SSAUTHRIAI, ASURI

Corruption charges: Daniel heads for appeal over ruling

Copyright infringement Paul Play drags MTN, Ultima to court

2015: Jonathan is interested – Sen Kanti Bello

2015: Another loud silence from Jonathan

Oshiomhole stops farmers in Okada from paying N40m royalty to Benin Chief

Why APC merger‘ll workN – Senator Ashafa

Goldie’s death generating too many dramas – Manager

Cynthia Osokogu: Witness issued used receipt to Ezike Olisaeloka

Nigeria Yesterday Today: An Anthology of Social Commentaries

FG concludes procurement for 2nd Niger bridge

Oil businessman Ubah welcomes court judgment

Police barricade kidnap gang in Delta

N55m budget scandal: S-Court okays Nwabara, Osuji, others for trial

M.I apologises to fans for date shift

2015: How far can APC go?

As the world awaits the 266th Pope

10 killed in fresh attack in Plateau

J. Martins is living the “Good Life”

You can’t keep a relationship without sex

2015: Furore over Jonathan’s eligibility to run

Joseph Benjamin’s car stolen, recovered

Nadia Buari becomes brand ambassador for Tablet India

up police

Chukwu hails Keshi at Heineken Champions Planet

Lagos desperately needs marathon, says AFN boss

Cycling has made me look like a man – Akaegbu

EFCC arraigns seven internet fraudsters before the Federal High Court Benin

The many fathers of success

Nollywood most celebrated marriages!

Nollywood pays tribute

Why we seek N100b bond convertion to loan – Amaechi

Family of slain girl seeks justice

Tension as Fulani herdsmen kill 2 in Delta

Couple die in auto crash

My parents gave out my daughters for marriage before they are 22 yrs – Mrs Idogho

Crisis tears ex-militant group, NDLF apart

Fresh off the runway : Rihanna unveils clothing line at London Fashion Week

Alleged certificate forgery: ESUT expels 107

Court orders AGF, EFCC to submit details of assets seized from Ibru

Mimiko: Beyond the hollow ritual of oath taking

Illegal Betting: Lagos lottery board arrests Serbian, 10 others

Two killed as rival revenue collectors clash in Edo

Pistorius bail: S.Africa’s ANC Women’s League disappointed

Something good is happening (IV)

How Edo people react to Oshiomhole’s property tax

Suicide blast, gunfire rock restive Maiduguri

Vatican denies sinister motives behind diplomat’s transfer

My passion is to provide healthy food – Enunua

Controversy trails death of commercial sex worker in a Lagos brothel

Breaking News: Court grants Pistorius R1m bail

Two-month-old baby, 4 kids slaughtered in Plateau

Man gets N2m bail for stealing drinks worth N2m

I’m no quitter says defiant Wenger

Don’t  allow poverty to befuddle nationalistic vision, ANPP tells Nigerians

Kwara Police parade six suspected robbers

Joel Obi Chukwuma’s home burgled in Milan

Iran rejects Nigeria spying allegation

JTF in ‘massive manhunt’ for kidnapped French family

Keshi issues World Cup warning

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Pastor nabbed over alleged rape of 12-yr-old housemaid

Private Jet Craze

Court summons AGF, NJC, NASS over Judges’ salaries

60-yr-old pastor, 3 others docked for allegedly selling a month old baby

Youths chase Oba out of palace in Ekiti

Chukwu wants friendlies for Eagles

Nigerians are pleased the First Lady is well, but not about being lied to

One term agreement: Fiction, facts and fables

Goldie’s last days

The delusion of untrammeled power

Family of slain varsity student in Bayelsa wants justice

Afcon 2015 qualifiers: Nigeria may draw Cameroon, Egypt

Police arraign seven terror suspects

Good governance impossible without strong judiciary – Oshiomhole

Does university matter?

Seven French abducted in Cameroon located in Borno

Army dismisses soldier for alleged kidnapping, robbery

CORRUPTION/RIDICULOUS JUDGMENTS: NJC probes Thalba, retires two judges

Lagos plans holiday market for Badagry

Fans’ fear over Tonto Dikeh’s health

Bayelsa community raises alarm over fresh crude oil spill

NSE: Investment One projects 15.78% growth in 2013

Falae blames Yoruba leaders for region’s marginalisation

Calling a spade by its name

NASS passed responsible budget – Rep Eno

FG invites Ethiopia, World Bank to restructure Abuja Commodities Exchange

Presidency has no fresh information on Maina’s whereabouts – Okupe

BPE appeals to Nigerians over impending increase in electricity tariff

MDAs owe insurance firms N24bn premium

AWC: Namibia ready to host Africa

The future and the glory boys

Labour rejects N384bn settlement, threatens to shut power sector

UNILAG name change: Jonathan makes uturn

Galadima urges NFF, Keshi to close ranks

Ladipo market traders appeal to Lagos govt over planned closure

PDP’s National Auditor’s attempt to reverse removal suffers setback

Nigeria combs border areas for kidnapped French family

No reason to be sad about my father’s death – Dr. Sid

100 opposition parties cannot defeat PDP – Patience Jonathan

PHCN: FG signs agreement with succession companies

Widows take centre stage in Delta State

Bauchi govt sues teachers over strike

Smuggling has reduced on land borders – Dikko

Fadama: World Bank threatens to blacklist States, LGs

FG, Intels construct deep sea port extension at Onne

PIB delay stalls Shell’s $30bn deepwater investments – SCiN Country Chair

Group petitions IG over detention of pregnant woman

Nwabueze: Okupe should apologise to Ndigbo – Igbo youths

Jonathan give us our largesse, Nigerian athletes cry out

FirstBank unveils First Excel Series for youth empowerment

France, Nigeria & Cameroon cooperating on release of kidnapped citizens release

Politics of polio vaccination

JP Morgan to manage Soverign Wealth Funds.

Ex-Eagles in diaspora mourn Isima

Three killed as terrorists haul explosives at JTF in Maiduguri

World Cup qualifier: Keshi banks on Emenike against Kenya

Court refuses to sack Gov Imoke from office

2015: PDP women drum support for Jonathan’s presidency

Allow Jonathan enjoy his democratic rights – OPC leader

Police dislodge terrorist cell in Minna, arrest members

End of militancy gave rise to kidnapping, illegal bunkering – Uduaghan

ACN labels Maku’s Good Governance Tour as scam

Court dissolves 4-year-old marriage over husband’s lying habit

FCT records fresh outbreak of type one wild polio

Kenyan PM accuses civil service head of ‘rigging’ vote

France denies release of citizens kidnapped in Cameroon

Flying Eagles to effect changes for rematch with Egypt

Nigeria courts lack basic working tools, says NBA President

Issue of polio embarrassing to Nigeria – Okorocha

APC kills 1, injures 3 in Umuahia

Kenyan minister hails Keshi, roots for African coaches

NJC extends Bulkachuwa’s tenure as PCA, moves against 3 controversial judges

Senate drills IGP, Abubakar as Police declare Maina wanted

French hostages in Cameroon freed

Mississippi ratifies slavery ban

Lagos massacre: Suspect threatening to kill me too – Sandra’s in-law

Governors Forum: Plot to remove Amaechi as chairman fails

BARCELONA: Going Going…!

Oil bunkering: Court remands two Indians in prison

Kidnappers kill two Mobile policemen, abduct four Agip staff

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Bizman rapes mentally-ill teenager

NPF vows to produce more stars for Nigeria

Beyond The Papal Exit

Plateau Speaker escapes death as gunmen storm retreat

Power privatisation: FG signs agreements with bid winners

Igando massacre: Suspect threatening to kill me too – Sandra’s in-law

Police confirm abduction of six foreign sailors

We must fight hard against Kenya – Ambrose

FG plans UN jobs for skilled corps members

Oshiomhole advocates revolutionary agenda to fix nation’s problems

‘Bini artworks may never be recovered’

S-East govts, armed forces, Police owe PHCN N15bn debts

Police go after woman’s abductors in Lagos

Lagos explosion: Police arrest suspected mastermind

PIB: Uncertainties stall Shell’s $30bn investment

Why are they telling us now?

How we saved Dasuki IBB, from assassins – DSS

Sanusi policies killing jobs, impoverishing workers, laments ASSBIFI

Execute convicted corrupt officials – Ladi Williams, SAN

The pepper soup legislature

At NYSC festival, FG calls for private sector collaboration

How media can be responsible in conflict reportage – Stakeholders

Court remands 2 Indians over alleged oil bunkering

Education is top priority – FG

Pensioners in Kogi demand sack of political appointees

Globally, education ran by govt never work – David

2014: Political leaders agreed to cede power to Anambra North – Rep Ogene

2013 budget: Jonathan, NASS weigh options following deadlock

Stakeholders’ to brainstorm on LG autonomy

Reps summon Orubebe over SURE-P

ICT: Expert says Nigeria can be better than India

Customs arrests professor with $1.1m at Lagos Airport

The wonder world of Dame Patience Jonathan

Watch your back, Osaze warns Keshi

Research & Devt: Turn your plastic wastes to synthetic crude oil

Teachers demand sack of Bauchi Education College Registrar

Pope may change conclave rules before leaving – Vatican

Corps member builds ICT resource centre for community

AFN sets up youth development camps

Isima’s unfulfilled dreams – Okpala

Senate okays death penalty for terrorists

Amnesty: Orji canvasses inclusion of Abia youths

LASU graduates 23 1st class, 1106 2nd Class Upper, others

I did not take bribe at AFCON, Tunisian ref insists

Lagos seals 32 illegal drug stores

Yakasai denies comments on Jonathan’s one term deal

11 killed in gun duel by police

SSS parades 50-year-old Shiite leader, 2 others for allegedly spying for Iran

10 celebrities we can’t get enough of….

F/Eagles down ‘Junior Pharaohs’ in Cairo

Our school mates want to be like us – Cowbell Maths winners

Yoruba youths blame S-West PDP crisis on Jonathan, Tukur

10 schools hit NNPC/Shell Cup q-finals

KwaraPoly launches sachet water amidst mixed feelings

Power privatisation: FG signs agreements with bid winners tomorrow

Explosion kills 3 in Maiduguri

Tompolo donates education materials to 46 schools

LNG supply decrease in Nigeria

Mugabe thanks God for long life ahead of birthday

Pele slams Neymar, fears for Brazil

Don advocates review of Penal Code

Power generation: NLNG cautions against increases in gas taxes, royalties

Al-Qaeda in the Sahel threatens Nigeria

Pistorius ‘fought’ with lover before her killling – witnesses

Merger talks: Implications for Igbo presidency

UniAbuja Crisis: Reps intervene, order probe

Paralympics: Pistorius dope-tested twice at Games – IPC

Pirates kidnap six foreigners in Bayelsa 

Chinese oil firm Addax targets growth in Nigeria

Ibadan rulers, others sue Ajimobi, aides over N16b land

Nero assures Nigerians of improved power supply

Group plans code of ethics for telecom operators

3 in court over alleged forgery, theft of N1.5m 

AGN mourns veteran actor, Justus Esiri

New NYSC policy not fair, says Katsina-based chief

France asks citizens to leave Cameroon

Breaking News: Gunmen kidnap six foreigners, demand $1.3m ransom

Foremost nationalist, Mudi Spikin is dead

Is this Arsene Wenger’s worst season?

Goldie Harvey’s autopsy result released!!!

Breaking news: Veteran actor Justus Esiri dies!

Accept realities of PIB, federal govt tell IOCs

FG inaugurates committee on national traffic camera surveillance

The roads funding war

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Police dock masqueraders over murder of Islamic cleric

Under-utilised FG Properties

Authority stealing pass armed robbery

Evidence, causes and possible remedies (4)

Pope Benedict to earn $3,340 retirement benefit per month

Why I kidnapped my mother, by physically-challenged barber

15 Russians remanded in prison over firearms

‘Eagles to resume camp in March’

Lagos explosion: Bomb experts confused over type of device

Separate politics from religion, Kufuor, Atiku, Mark tell politicians

Why you need insurance

‘Pension contributors should inform PFAs four months to retirement’

Keshi’s list for Kenya out soon

Telecoms infratructure needs special protection – NCC

New Orleans: The disaster resilient

PENSION SCAM: Sack Maina now, Reps back Senate

Power sector: New owners to take possession of assets June 2013

Court declines to hands-off Ndume’s trial

Northern Nigeria in the grip of bigotry and ignorance

Gloomy future for Nigeria’s oil exploration – Bayelsa dep gov

Audited accounts: INEC indicts PDP, CPC, 53 others

I won’t use state resources to finance Good Governance tour – Oshiomhole

Industry groups, NBA, others back cyber crime bill

Land: FCT Minister reassures indigenes of compensation

ComTech Minister sees future in Intel’s science fair

Benue Police arrest dismissed naval personnel, two others, over navy recruitment

NFF mourns Okey Isima

A-Ibom royal fathers reject proposed Oil Rivers State

Still on Mrs. Jonathan’s resurrection

NITDA bids to raise internet access through RITCs

Robbers attack local government cashier, carts away N6m

NFF plans big for Africa Nations Championship

The many relatives of success…

Absence of lawyers stall kidnap case in Owerri

Ondo Election Tribunal: ACN tenders 18 sacks of documents

Go for more local players, Abigor tells Keshi

Rivers 2015: After Amaechi who?

Odi invasion: Court orders FG to pay N37.6bn compensation

Yookos network unveils new platform

Sacked NIMC workers protest, demand reinstatement

Ansaru, suspected Boko Haram offshoot behind abductions

Stephen Keshi: From a black day in Morocco to the blitz of Johannesburg

3 die, 3 others injured at illegal mining site in Ebonyi

Subsidy payments unsustainable, says DG Budget Office

Nigeria firms up preparations for ICC T20 Tourney

Ibadan Dream Team wins MTN Polo tourney

Eagles reap $5.6 million from Afcon victory so far

2 arraigned over stealing of truck

Army seeks cooperation with NDDC, others on hospital facilities

Jonathan approves appointment of 3 VCs, Registrars for new varsities

Sacked NIMC workers disrupt activities in NASS

DPR seals more fuel stations in Rivers

Nigeria seeks world’s help to slow oil theft

Katsina govt to spend N200m on training of 25 students in Egypt

I shot my girlfriend by mistake, Pistorius insists

Arsenal v Bayern Munich starting line-ups

The Armed Forces …The security issue

Glo launches five new tariff packages

Nigeria Railway moves over 30,000 passengers in eight weeks

Goal-line technology and how it works

NGO plans device to track traffic offenders

Gunmen burn down police station, kill inspector, two others

Driver’s seat!

Russian sailors charged for arms transportion

Hollande suspects Boko Haram kidnapped French tourists

Pension Scam: Reps back Senate over call for Maina’s sack

FIFA to introduce Goal-line Tech at 2014 World Cup

Confed Cup warm-up: Brazil to host Chile

Fire guts FAAN fuel dump at Lagos airport

Amaechi demands refund of N105bn from FG

Kidnapped foreigners: Setraco construction company evacuates staffs to Abuja

30,000 jobs created in Ogun through World Bank FADAMA III

5 killed as military helicopter crashes in Yemen

Criticisms trail Kim Kardashian’s ‘flash’ visit to Nigeria

Flying Eagles hit Cairo in preparation for AYC

ANPP calls on FG to avert further flooding

Varsity student docked for allegedly stealing Blackberry

US oil output boost affects Nigerian exports – Alison-Madueke

Pistorius girlfriend Steenkamp laid to rest

Champions League: Milan tackles Barca tomorrow

NSCDC impounds 16,550 litres of petrol

Aggrieved Reps accuse House leadership of slashing allowances

Meter manufacturer seeks support on funding

Power: Domestic obligation stalls FID on gas export

How Odemwingie won AFCON for Nigeria

Monday, February 18, 2013

Many Mainas To Mind

Obi wants to destroy APGA – Anyanwu

Gunman kills lover, 7 family members in Lagos

Presidency replies Nwabueze, says no indices of failed state in Nigeria

In the beginning … doubts

Okada rider remanded in prison for robbing with toy gun

PDP National Auditor goes to court over removal

Culture shock for a U.S. Ambassador

Toyota maintains lead, others engage reverse gear

Nigeria and quest for nuclear power energy in the 21st Century (5)

EDUCATION SECTOR IN CRISIS: Evidence, causes and possible remedies (3)

The Armed Forces, …: The security issue

Whither Nigeria in the goal of HIV prevention, elimination?

Now, we know that Keshi is not dumb

2013 budget: Controversy as Senate, House differ

It’s turn of Abia South to produce gov – Wabara

Bomb explosion kills one, injures policeman in Lagos

Cancer treatable, curable if detected early – EXPERTS

Opposition parties’ merger won’t work – SSEPU

95 % of Rivers Varsity lecturers not on strike – VC

How politics stalled 2nd Niger Bridge, 21 years after it was designed

What is the state of the Third Mainland Bridge?

Senate advises NIMET on air disaster

APC: Okorocha is just being his brothers’ keeper – Imo Info Commissioner

Protest paralyses activities at Lagos Governor’s office

Parker Drilling to pay $15.8m over Nigerian bribery charges

Nigeria needs N350bn annually to meet water target – Jonathan

Amnesty Phase 3: Jonathan urged to call c’ttee to order

Oyerinde: Ugolor alleges threat to life

Rainstorm kills one, renders several homeless in Ibadan

Shale oil production to shake up global oil and gas markets

Experts task Nigerians on investment opportunities in global markets

Man, 24, stabs Okada rider to death in Ebonyi

CBN set to implement sustainable banking principle

NBS projects 6.7% growth this year

ACN alerts Osun Police of plans to cause chaos

No threat to Third Mainland, Niger bridges – Works Minister

Orji tasks soldiers on child trafficking

Imo govt laments high rate of crime in border town

New Edo CP reads riot act to kidnappers, robbers

Host community threatens $1.2bn fertilizer plant in Rivers

Oparaku’s attackers traced to Shell Camp Police Division

Patience Jonathan: ACN, CPC, SNG, others slam Presidency

Customs officer shoots colleague dead over smuggled cargoes

Plateau workers threaten to resume strike

Okorocha sacks 2 commissioners

Obuh makes U-turn

BUK holds lecture in honour of Jibril

LCCI laments delay in passage of PIB

EDUCATION SECTOR IN CRISIS: Evidence, causes and possible remedies (2)

Wheat tariff: Honeywell Flour profitability rises marginally to N2.54bn

Revisiting El-Rufai’s Accidental public servant (2)

Jonathan orders rescue of kidnapped foreign workers

Wizkid shuns Banky W’s Grand love project

Statoil awards $1.1billion contract to firms

13 shot, hacked with machetes in S.Africa mine unrest

Letter bomb kills one in Lagos

Ansaru claims kidnap of 7 foreigners in Nigeria

Fresh crisis looms in House of Reps over members’ pay

I don’t want special treatment says Terry

Wenger hits back at critics ahead of Bayern clash

Nigerian movie makes history, debuts in U.S. theatres 

FG urged to motivate youths to study mathematic

Tuface drops ‘Dance Floor’ hot new video

Man City vs Man United: Is Premiership title race done and dusted?

2015: Jonathan didn’t sign agreement – Yakassai

Shanghai take Drogba row to FIFA

Man, lover arrested over teenager’s kidnap

Why we’ll not noise about the problems of APC – Metuh

The merger is making PDP have sleepless nights – Sen Adetumbi

Lesson from Chime’s health saga

Sunday, February 17, 2013

2015: Will mergers really work?

Pope begs for prayers, goes into spiritual retreat

Gunmen kill guard, abduct 8 expatriates in Bauchi

Police nab prophet, accomplice over fresh human parts

We never planned to sack Keshi – NFF

Gangsters storm Surulere community on ‘revenge mission’

I was dead for 7 days – Patience Jonathan

Pension scam: Etuk-Gaya C’ttee misinformed Senate – PRTT

Who wants Wale Babalakin “Dead”?

Bi-Courtney floors aviation ministry, FAAN in court

2013 Budget not padded – Rep

R-E-A-V-E-L-E-D! Super Chicken label won Nations Cup for us – Keshi

Nigeria, a nation under siege of looters

FGN bonds trading rises by 287% in one week

Super Eagles as the other Nigerian

Murder of 10 health workers: 3 Wazobia FM broadcasters resign

Mystery over alleged agreement between Jonathan, northern PDP govs deepens

Marginalisation: S/West PDP leaders to meet Jonathan next week

2013 budget not padded – Reps

Attack on Edo ACN Secretariat: Okosun clears air

Letter of Administration: Banks, courts frustrate beneficiaries of dead account holders

Tension in Ota over Ogun monarch’s planned arrest

We ‘ll deliver 2014 W/Cup ticket – Okpala

NNPC: Surviving vandalism and fire disasters

At the end of the day . . . joy

MPPP ready for merger talks with APC

Crude lifting: Indigenous firms call for higher allocations

Champions League: Kano Pillars pound Real Bangui 5- 0

IPMAN MfB seeks policy against loan defaulters

Nigerian Mortgage Company to take-off with N20bn in Q3

GTBank’s Heritage Cup season 2 enters q/finals

Aviation unions give 14 days ultimatum to NAMA management

Pension fund scam: Embattled Maina flees Nigeria

Non-access to government, greatest challenge facing business – NECA DG

Massacre of life savers

Demolition: I’ll step on toes – Delta commissioner

Rangers, ACL game called off

Police arrest three over murder of Nsukka-based activist

Chellarams’ profitability slumps by 35% as cost rises

God has endorsed my government – Mimiko

Keshi better than Siasia, says Onigbinde

APGA crisis deepens as faction elects Okwu, Shinkafi as Chairman, Secretary

Akinyombo, Alaba win Airtel-Indian Golf Cup

Lagos house wife petitions IG

Peace ruptures in Jos as residents panic over shooting

Pensioners plan 3-day protest over “rot in pension administration’

Rivers pensioners to embark on hunger strike

Nadal casts off injury woes, wins Brazil Open

Non-oil sector drives Nigeria’s GDP growth in Q4 – CBN

Onaiyekan urges Nigerians to resist negative influence

I had 9 surgeries in Germany – Patience Jonathan

NACCIMA applauds FG’s new policy thrust on private sector driven economy

Couples, friends & families grace Airtel, Silverbird Valentine show

Every determined businessman can make it in Nigeria

Father refused access to see son climbs shipyard crane

Lagos shuts 15 firms over tax default

Five children killed in mid-night inferno, as 10 die in auto crash

Pope calls for Church to ‘renew’

PDP has contempt for Yoruba, Nigerians, says ACN

Yakassai, others want national dialogue before centenary

Chelsea overcome slow start, reach 4th round

Tight security as Libya marks revolt anniversary

Six workers, including two foreigners, abducted in Bauchi

Shell, Exxon, Total Chevron, others parley on alleged corruption

Kim Kardashian arrives Lagos

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Physically challenged son kidnaps mother

Bombshell: We had pact with Jonathan to serve single term – Gov Aliyu

10,000 surveillance cameras for roads

NIMET to 12 states residents: Prepare for heavier rains this year

Terrorism, kidnapping: Army to raise special task force – Ihejirika

Good governance train enters Bayelsa

Goke’s confessions for turn around

Nigeria is becoming a failed state – Nwabueze

Credit where credit is due…

‘Those seeking to kill PIB are looking for trouble’

What we understand by Restitution

SportsGuard: That rejoinder against Vanguard’s true story

Benedict’s eight years of Papacy: A resignation that left Catholic faithful stunned

The Counterfeit Christian Church I

Jonathan, Obasanjo row get messier

Turning point in Nigeria’s historical evolution: A critical interpretation (2)

Anyim Pius, Mr. Centenary, @ 52

What Nigerians must know about Nigeria’s centenary celebrations!

Africa and the Papal power game

Enough of noisy politics in Nigeria

Ratzinger’s Four Forerunners

FG vs Ezekwesili: Two sides of the same phoney currency – 2

Casey Imafidon kick starts Abuja Season of Writers

Music keeps me sane – Ade Bantu

WAR IN MALI: Nigeria, Western countries confront challenges

Apapa terminal gets satellite container system

Ijeh Patience, girl who writes with Toes!

How I saved OBJ, Anyim from impeachment, by Sen. Durojaiye

Iwuanyanwu knocks FG over scientific institutions

Why NFF, Keshi must work together – Ogunjobi

Onu wants wider powers for Keshi

I fed on eba for 2wks – Kidnapped Edo lawmaker

Soyinka relives Dele Giwa’s assassination… as Madam Giwa is buried

‘Budget 2013 may lose 50 percent implementation’

Controversy dogs Computer Village relocation

Vatican admits Pope Benedict had secret heart surgery

Inside Eagles Camp: Road To Victory

Prologue: Centenary: The way we aren’t! *How to prove Lugard wrong

‘We swindled American, European widows’

Gunners fan Kazim-Richards knocks Arsenal out of Cup

Maina: Jonathan orders disciplinary action for absconding from duty

Drama, as court dissolves 21-yr-old marriage

‘Meddlesome’ policeman stabbed to death by navy rating

Lagos traders protest extortion, threat of market closure

For seven years, my husband had me for free – Woman, 35

Guinean governor charged with torture

Meteorological Agency predicts excessive rainfall in Sokoto, Kebbi others

40,000 signatures on extraordinary Super Eagles` Jersey

Drogba marks Galatasaray debut with goal

Vatican’s chief exorcist thanks Pope Benedict XVI

Chelsea stars must take blame, says Ivanovic

Indorama to build Africa’s largest fertiliser plant in Eleme

Friday, February 15, 2013

15 Russians to remain in prison custody till Feb. 19

Allegations of ethnic considerations in retirements, postings, re-deployment & recruitment in the Army: Ihejirika bares it all

Benue/Ebonyi communities’ conflict: 15-year- old boy shot in the head by mercenaries

PDP moves against Obasanjo

Two construction companies to dualise sections of Lokoja-Benin road

A/Court to hear Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan appeal on death sentence, April 29

I don’t supply women to politicians – Lola Alao

Group hails PPMC over subsidised kerosene price

Polio Killings: Court releases journalists on bail

Black Val: Musicians mourn as Goldie takes a bow

Ezu River: Water borne disease looms

Edo ACN chairman escapes death as youths storm party’s secretariat

The ‘secret’ Goldie kept from the world

Colour, style as Flower Girl premieres!

Amosun’s wife gives succour to needy people

I write to encourage people, not to win award – Ronnie Uzoigwe

How FG can support maritime practitioners – Tony Dania

Amaechi pledges N31b Olympic sports city completion in August

Pension Scam: Maina loses bid to vacate warrant of arrest

Igali laments wrestling’s ouster from 2020 Olympics

Mimiko in the last four years

Eagles’ victory should reinforce our unity – Ashafa

Like Amuneke like Mba: From obscurity to hero

Fashola splashes N59m on Eagles

Goldie’s Death: Prezzo devastated, heads to Lagos

Why is growing old such a pain(2)

Court strikes out case against Ogun Oba-elect

Nsukka Killing: No cause for alarm – LG boss

We need more policemen in Nsukka – PCRC Chairman

Council Chairman Implements Gov Uduaghan’s directive

Diack thumbs up Nigeria athletics revival efforts

Fallout of Project 101: Lancelot Imasuen debuts with Studio 113

The shoes of the fisherman

Paul Angel set to take Nollywood by storm

‘How Uniglobe redefined Xmas in Esanland with 2 nights of music, comedy’

CONFUSION: Discordant tunes in NFF over technical director

Ezeji elated by Mba’s Nations Cup goals

Porsche 911: 50 years and still waxing stronger

Fresh explosion rocks Maiduguri, as CBN governor visits

Glo/CNN African Voices fetaure environmentalist, Newton Jibunoh

I left law court for business negotiation skills – Ladi Adeyemi

Statoil gets UK’s approval for $7bn Mariner Field plan

Oritsejafor calls for cooperation against Christians’ persecution

Delta names Asaba Stadium after Keshi, rewards Eagles

Something good is happening (III)

African Youth Championships: AFN changes age for D.K Olukoya meet

Edo primaries: Ohordua community protest imposition

Jonathan orders disciplinary action against Maina for absconding from duty

Fight cancer with your diet

Boko Haram: Cease-fire or ceaseless fire?

Total calls for end of shale gas ban

Parker Drilling reaches N2.5bn settlement over Nigerian bribery charges

Eni records 7% increase in fourth quarter oil output

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal can end trophy drought

IMSU admits 4,000 out of 90,000 prospective students

Baba Suwe vs NDLEA: Court to hear N25m judgment appeal April 28

Lagos residents give Super Eagles rousing welcome

Man, 23, arraigned for alleged abdution, rape

Imo varsity admits 4,000 out of 90,000 prospective students in 2013

Pension Fund: Jonathan orders HoS to discipline Maina

Pistorius in tears, charged with girlfriend’s murder

Goldie Harvey died of pulmonary embolism or ?

Ferguson says patience key to United youth policy

State to argue Pistorius committed ‘premeditated murder’

Barca’s Villa discharged from hospital

Firm to boost world’s oil supply by 12% in 2035

Biological passports required for World Cup 2014, says FIFA

’94 Eagles vs present Eagles: Any comparison now?

Thai couple win World’s Longest Continuous Kiss

Goldie: How she died – Kenny Ogungbe

Somali Islamists execute Kenyan hostage, threaten five more

Obasanjo tasks govt on solution to women’s challenges

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Maina: Presidency refers dismissal to Office of Head of Service

Kia Rio, transformation of Compact Sedan

Count us out of merger – APGA Youth

Unveiling the REAL Kefee

Ezzu River: Five LGAs worry over looming epidemic

Nulge faults Amaechi on LG autonomy

Court ruling: JTF releases arrested vessel in Rivers

Prison authorities celebrate Valentine with female inmates

Sultan warns monarchs against partisan politics

Saboteurs behind UNIABUJA crisis – VC

Reps move to ban use of foreign currencies

NLC, teachers at war over LG autonomy

Pope resigned due to head injury ….It’s not true – Vatican

AFCON glory has vindicated Keshi – Okoku

Uduaghan charges Keshi to mentor young players


Merger of opposition parties won’t achieve anything – Babatope

NUPENG, PENGASSAN call off plans to shut down oil operations in N-Delta

Eagles: The foreign coach plot, the victory, the confusion!

Why we won’t re-admit Orji Kalu to PDP – Okpara

Ex-militants kick against Amnesty Phase 3

One year after Whitney – Lessons learnt

ACN leaders meet in Osun on merger

Senate asks FG to expand Nigeria’s territorial waters

Afcon: New dawn for Nigerian soccer

INEC pledges freest poll in 2015

State of the Nation: Yoruba and their political agenda

AFCON will lift Eagles for World Cup – Elderson

Nigeria can stop rice importation by 2015 – AfDB official

Soyinka leads protest to Fashola over N4bn First Lady House

JUSUN suspends strike

Jonathan tasks corps members on self-reliance

Gunmen kill 1, injure 2 in Adamawa

Volvo to become world’s largest heavy duty truck manufacturer

Coscharis Motors launches Ford Quick Lane Service

SKODA celebrates production of 15m vehicles in 118 years

Hyundai targets 4.66m vehicles

Ogun moves to commence cassava multiplication

‘Good governance tour, drain on public fund’

Police brutalize ’96 Olympic champion, Mobi Oparaku

Jonathan lauds Arik

Anambra govt threatens contractors over damage of water pipes

Afcon: It’s a shame we lost to Eagles -Traore

Anambra: Who is afraid of autonomous communities system?(3)

‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius charged with girlfriend’s murder

No going back on foreign technical director, says NFA

Anti-polio killings: Attacks will not deter us – Minister

Early information on weather, climate can reduce disaster – Experts

Madrid media ‘out to get Messi’, says Barca’s Xavi

BlackBerry former co-CEO Balsillie sells entire stake

Disruption in Nigeria gas supply curtail shipping rates

If celebrities were valentine presents…

7 injured, 20 vehicles damaged as hoodlums invade motor parks

Police promise to arrest Maina

Nigerians spent over N1tln on importation of fake products in 2012 – SON

NYSC explains why some graduates are not mobilized

Wazobia staffs get bail in polio attacks case

FIFA ranking Nigeria move up 22 steps

Oyerinde’s murder: Reps summon AGF, SSS DG

Love is pure, cleric counsels on Valentine celebration

One killed, two others injured by gunmen in Yola

We will paralyse entire university system if…SSANU

Obasanjo gives reasons for launching foundation in London 

Reps in moves to ban use of foreign currencies in domestic market

Kwankwaso, Dangote donate N6m each to slain Kano health workers’ families

Nigeria’s Kanayo Nwanze wins new UN mandate

Super Eagles – The Nigerian Spirit

For lovers only: If Keshi were St. Valentine

Man, 27, docked for allegedly defrauding Australian woman

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Court joins Dickson, PDP in Sylva’s suit against INEC

I was at the Villa …for the Eagles

My resignation good for the church – Pope

Rivers Varsity, ASUU trade words as strike enters 7th month

Yar’Adua’s Principal Secretary sues EFCC

RESEARCH & DEVT: Four Nigerian students generate electricity from urine

Alleged N13.9bn debt: You are lying, AMCON tells Babalakin

135 Anambra Traffic Agency’s staff sacked over extortion

Valentine night for Eagles in Asaba

2015 Presidency: Jonathan knows fate March 1

Man with charms caught in Alaafin’s palace

Fake pastors allegedly swindle victim of N6m

One killed as robbers attack bank, police station

S-West PDP moves to reclaim region

APC: We’re back to the SDP days – Osoba

PPMC, IPMAN at loggerheads over bulk purchase renewal fee

Our pensions for survival, not for burial, NIPOST pensioners cry to FG

Lagos sacks 35 senior officials over certificate forgery

NLC/Odah crisis: A costly price of intrigues

This exhibition is meant to raise fund for asthma patients – Stacey Okparavero

Anambra: Who is afraid of autonomous communities system?(2)

Lagos has zero tolerance for crimes and criminals – Ipaye

Now we’re the marginalised – Yoruba elders

Nigeria has come of age – Jonathan

Politics of Keshi’s “resignation”

Jonathan, Tukur move to break govs’ influence on PDP

Dickson signs Bill on death sentence for kidnappers in Bayelsa

Super Eagles, Keshi and matters disturbing

Court continues hearing on Newswatch directors, Ibrahim’s suit

Making Legal Aid work in Nigeria’s police stations

Pension scam: More shocking revelations coming – Maina

E-payment transactions through NEFT, NIP rise to N40bn per day

Other parties missing in action

2014 World Cup: Jonathan sets target for Eagles

N500bn needed for repositioning textile sector – Stakeholders

Youth unemployment: Students trained on how to secure jobs

Use of cassava flour in biscuits will pose a challenge – MD, A&P Foods

Senate declares war with Jonathan over Maina

FG to establish development finance institution to attract long term fund

Overbearing LASTMA & Police officials

UNILAG/MAULAG Controversy: Jonathan was ill-advised – Afe Babalola

Amosun boosts agric production with N.5bn equipment

NSCDC arrests 2 suspected fraudsters in Bauchi

Anambra govt sacks 135 ASTA staff over extortion

Kidnappers abduct Nsukka business man

Derivation Fund: Oil producing communities in Ondo demand direct payment

NSC to fight illegal charges in the shipping industry

Police nab IMT student, two others over alleged kidnapping

Mechanic jailed 2 years for drug dealing

Protest in Owerri as man allegedly kills lover

How we curbed cultism in Auchi Poly – Rector

National Festival of School Science exhibition kicks off in Lagos

Eagles’ victory extra-ordinary – Airtel boss

Lagos light rail to be completed before June

Shell risks production decline over rigs repair

FG uncovers 45,000 Ghost workers

Malian coup leader sworn in as head of army reform ctt’ee

Ambrose must take blame for mistakes – Commons

S.A Police brutalise Nigerian journalists

Mikel: AFCON win relives Champions League memories

Esso gets NNPC’s approval for award of Erha North project

Olympics: Wrestlers vow to fight Olympic removal

Cowbell flags off 2013 Mathematics Competition

Kim Kardashian storms Nigeria for Valentine concert

Kuwait court acquits five tweeters of insulting emir

NURTW member bags 5 months imprisonment for theft

Pope Benedict will lose power of infallibility – Vatican

My wife is a traitor, cleric tells court

Keep praying for me, Pope Benedict XVI begs faithful

Bafana coach admitted to hospital, ex coach jailed for match fixing

Police nab two suspected rapists in Kebbi

An African pope? Let God’s will be done says Ghanaian cardinal

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

One year old baby, nine others killed in auto crash

AFCON 2013: Senate breaks protocol, stands in ovation for Super Eagles

You have my full support, Jonathan tells Keshi

Transmission, our greatest challenge – Power Minister

Okowa hails Keshi

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Imo ALGON blasts Okorocha, dares him on fresh LG polls

Ezu River: Corpses to be exhumed again

Once Upon Governance

Gunmen kill 6 persons in Plateau

JTF impounds two oil vessels, barges in Bayelsa

Former Rep escapes assassination

Between the predecessor and the successor in Abia

And now for the hard part

Edo lawyer sues DSS for alleged illegal arrest, detention

Constitution amendment: We’ll not be intimidated – Ekweremadu

Uduaghan orders demolition of illegal structures in Asaba

What Valentine’s Day Means to Us

Monarchs accuse Abia House of Assembly of extortion

Keshi was bold – Rufai

Reps call for construction of 2nd Niger Bridge

Pope’s resignation: There’s no crisis in the church – CSN

My cancer story – Chime

Anxiety as Senators, Reps refuse Jonathan’s request to alter budget

Crime fighting: Police raise bar for college entrants

Six cops, LASTMA official arrested over extortion

Afcon: Super Eagles players get cash, national awards

Ekiti House dissolves c’tees, sacks clerk

Alausa power project ‘ll be ready Oct – Fashola

Truck owners protest restriction order in Abeokuta

2015: APC unfolds agenda for Nigeria

Oyo govt demands refund of alleged N700m loot

Job creation: City and Guilds partners Kwara govt on skill acquisition

Kuku bags Ekiti varsity alumni award

NULGE poised to tackle govs over LG autonomy

Jaji bombing: Maj-Gen. Isah to face court martial

If Chris Huhne was a Nigerian…

Will we still have land lines like other countries?

Witness indicts 39-yr-old suspected fraudster in court

‘Why BRISIN project is delayed’

29-yr-old guard jailed 2 months over ATM theft

Uduaghan not interfering with LG administration – Safugha

Imoke hails Eagles for delivering on AFCON promise

Emulate Super Eagles and shun criminality, IGP tells youths

Prospective corps members accuse JAMB officials of extortion

Chieftaincy tussle: Family asks court to enforce order

Rivers pensioners cry out over unpaid entitlements

Ovia, Angaye, Juwah, others for ISPON 2013 dinner

Missing girl found dead with eyes, genitals removed

2015: No vacancy in Borno govt house – Yusuf Adamu

Alleged N672m fraud: Ikuforiji’s aide gets bail

Keshi remains Super Eagles coach – Sports Minister

NSE to expand ownership, may sell shares

Pakistani Islamists protest against Valentine’s Day

Why I left Tinsel – Damilola Adegbite

Guinness H1 result: Revenue rises by 5% as profitability drops

Nigeria’s expatriate oil workers highest paid in Africa

Triumphant Super Eagles arrive home to heroes welcome

Polio attacks: Police charge journalists, cleric to court

EDUCATION SECTOR IN CRISIS: Evidence, causes and possible remedies

Microsoft launches special deal for Africa

FG to inaugurate almajiri schools in March

 Fake navy recruitment gang arrested

Man jailed for stabbing 16-year-old boy 

Al-Qaeda calls for holy war in Mali

Mba seeks dream Europe move

Catholic world in shock after resignation … what next for Pope Benedict?

Jonathan hosts Super Eagles today

Jaji attack: Maj-Gen Isah had prior information – Ihejirika

UN condemns attacks on health workers in Nigeria

Police detain journalists after attacks on polio clinics

Keshi clears the air on his purported resignation

Topless women celebrate pope’s resignation in Paris cathedral

Ban Ki-moon condemns killing of NKoreans doctors

I’m not indebted to AMCON – Babalakin

Keshi makes u-turn, withdraws his resignation as Eagles coach

Monday, February 11, 2013

APGA is dead – Sen Okonkwo

Morbid Mystery

Catholics mark Ash Wednesday

We‘ll build on the current success – Abdullahi

The Delusions of Today’s Men

Hakeem Baba Ahmed and the definition of relevant Nigerian leadership

Adenuga showers Eagles with $1m dollars

Convicted wonder bank directors appeal court judgment

Lagos creates new town at Igbogbo with 676 housing units

Bayelsa approves N4bn for rural electricity

Tension mounts in N-Assemby over budget padding

Two remanded for alleged murder during robbery

Edo LG polls: PDP chieftain blasts Omede over comment on Oshiomhole

60-year-old ‘fake’ lawyer arraigned in Lagos

Local goverments: Autonomy or equity?

ACN, PDP, CPC, others disagree over by-election time table

They don’t want me – Keshi

Okorocha and Okonkwo: Selling or sealing APGA?

The Goodluck Jonathan Nigerians do not know (2)

Oil producing states to get industrial parks – NCDMB

Police nab robbery suspect with Army uniform, police baton

APC meets tomorrow over sharing formula

Fear grips riverine communities as govt tackles sea piracy, kidnapping

Nigeria, quest for nuclear power energy in the 21st Century (3)

Now, the mortal Pope

INVESTORS SPEAK: Do you know about Bonds?

group backs Okorocha, Okonkwo on APC

Merger of opposition parties ‘ll help reposition Nigeria – Rep

Obasanjo to deliver 1st Abel Guobadia memorial lecture

Ex-Naval Officer, 9 others nabbed for robbery, recruitment scam

Fani-Kayode re-arraigned over money laundering

OAU rated best varsity in Nigeria

Akala case: Judge retires, drops case

Afcon : Retired banker dies watching Nigeria/Burkina Faso match

Police parade six suspected attackers of Ado Bayero

I gave my letter of resignation to NFF – Keshi

Kenya accuses foreign envoys of trying to influence polls

Keshi resigns as Super Eagles coach

Mancini ready to wield the axe after City flop

2015:A defining moment for Nigeria

Reduce your risk, invest in other asset classes

Nigeria’s Delta and Security Challenges: Using the Delta Beyond Oil strategy, a governor’s approach

Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden breaks silence

Kenya’s presidential candidates hold first ever debate

Neimeth, NHF tackle high cost of hypertensive drugs

Nigerian or Canadian may be next pope

Senate begins investigation into FCTA’s demolition of housing estates

Stay off reconstructed Bodija bridge, Ajimobi warns traders

Fraud: I was tortured by police to make false statement – Accused

Kanu wants Keshi to stay on, re-build Super Eagles

Attack on Health workers: Police arrest 3 journalists in Kano

Airtel Honours 8 Employees for a Decade of Service

AFCON: Our focus is on World Cup, says Yobo 

Injury force Gordon to mull retirement

10 feared dead in Liberia plane crash

Pope Benedict’s Resignation: Read his full statement

We should have a new pope for Easter – Vatican

Breaking news: Pope Benedict XVI resigns

Super Eagles: Keshi transformation agenda produced positive result – ACN

Breaking news: Plane carrying Guinean military officials crashes in Liberia

The morning after: Super Eagles bask in title glory

Unhappy Africa star Toure returns to City

Egypt boosts security ahead of protests marking Mubarak fall

Burkina Faso returns to face World Cup reality

Sudan govt, Darfur rebel faction ink ceasefire deal in Doha

The Goodluck Jonathan Nigerians do not know(2)

Polio Eradication – A Major Setback

See winners of Grammy awards 2013

Presidency probes ministers, MDAs over alleged N63bn budget padding

Our students don’t know enough so they cheat – NECO boss

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Police nab hunter who killed wife over breakfast

Kidnappers sell boys for N450,000, girls N150,000

Gunmen kill district head in Borno

APGA disowns Okorocha over APC

2 passengers with firearms arrested at Lagos airport

Osogbo FCMB Branch gutted by fire

Third Mainland Bridge fresh alert: NASS sets up investigation c’ttee

AMCON takes over Babalakin’s property over N13.5bn debt

Archbishop of Canterbury visits Emir of Kano in London

Toro tasks Keshi on W/Cup qualifiers

Opposition parties move to boycott Edo LG polls

Mortgage financing: Experts advocate use of idle funds

No cause for alarm, we should be vigilant – LG boss

CBN: What has become of traveller’s cheque?

Land speculators seize Ogun village, expel village head, others

APM Terminal flags off $135m final development phase for Apapa Terminals

Kwara speaker canvasses financial autonomy for state assemblies

1999 constitution inimical to good governance – Tinubu

MASSOB, suspected thugs, police clash in Ebonyi

Banks, customers disagree on CBN’s bank account categorisation policy

On the pension thief sentence (II)

Killings in Nsukka … how human rights crusader Papa Nsukka was hacked to death

Can this APC cure headache?

2009 bombardment: Delta community gives contractors 30-day ultimatum

Pension fraud row: Why NASS can’t win battle against Maina

CP warns policemen against arrest by proxy

S-H-O-C-K-E-R! 150 rape cases in 1 hour!

Uduaghan celebrates Eagles

Jones thumbs up for Keshi

We’ve eliminated corruption in distribution of fertilizer, seedlings – Agric Minister

Super Eagles: I am overjoyed – Jonathan

B-r-e-a-k-i-ng News: Super Eagles win Afcon 2013

Nigeria ends 19-year of Afcon drought

Rape! Rape!! and drugs

B-r-e-a-k-i-n-g N-e-w-s: Super Eagles are African Champions

Afcon: Nigeria 1 – 0 Burkina Faso

What we eat affects how we sleep, study finds

Want to cut heart attack risk? Get married!

NMA condemns killing of 9 immunisation workers in Kano

AFCON: Profiles of Eagles players

Blatter wants FIFA term extended

God does not know who will be saved

Self assessment can drive tax growth in 2013

We need more youth entrepreneurs in Nigeria – Intel

Who can stop record-breaking Bayern Munich?

Three S.Korean doctors killed in Potiskum

Plateau Govt dismisses fake “commissioner”

Afcon: Mark warns Eagles against complacency in final

Plateau has 5,000 ghost workers, says Jang aide

Afcon: Moses starts for Nigeria, Emenike out – report

Death of pregnant woman causes ripples in Delta

Afcon Final: Can Eagles bring the trophy home?

D’banj to perform at Afcon finals

AFCON: The Cup is ours, Westerhof boasts

Saturday, February 09, 2013

Nollywood stars, women activists rally against gender discrimination

Why National Conference must hold before 2015, by Nwabueze, Adebanjo, Maitama Sule, others

AFCON Final Cracker: How Eagles should play – Finidi George

Question the source of your members wealth – Oritsejafor urges PFN pastors

How ex-senatorial contender poses as EFCC boss, tries to defraud Abia first lady

Bring Goodluck to Nigeria, PDP charges Eagles

Inside the jinxed train: N3.7tr may go down the drain

Don’t grant local govts autonomy, Itse Sagay warns

Nsukka murder: 16 on police wanted list

APC is good for Nigeria – Utomi

Amaechi is a transformational leader – Bamanga Tukur

Turning point in Nigeria’s historical evolution: A critical interpretation (1)

Don’t underestimate Burkina Faso, Chukwu charges Eagles

C E N T E N A R Y: We’re celebrating the failure of a nation – Odumakin

A better life for the aged

Good Governance Tour: Questions begging for answers

MEGA PARTY FORMATION: How the opposition will decide 2015 presidential election, by Tony Momoh

J.P.Clark’s Meta-dialectics in Wives Revolt and All for Oil

Designing outfits has always been my passion – Josenta Ogbhemhe

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail

FG vs Ezekwesili: Two sides of the same phoney currency – 1

The road to a country without child abuse

NEW PARTY: Buhari, Tinubu, threaten Jonathan with Armoured Personnel Carrier, APC

How Eagles can win – Eguavoen

Nigerians to Eagles: Give us this day

AFCON: Mark fires up Eagles against Stallions

Afcon Final: Ojido prays, Obienu advises NFF

AFCON: Keshi keeps mum on Moses, Emenike

NFF mourns Joe Ighile

I had to be on the street as if ready to sell myself – Chika Unigwe

Africa Cup third place – Mali 3 Ghana 1

AFCON: Fortune in Nigeria, tips Eagles to win

Yenagoa: It’s no longer free flow of traffic

Confessions of kidnappers of ex-gov’s wife: How victim’s former aide hatched plan

C E N T E N A R Y: The way Nigerians are, by Lugard

Board raids FCT hawkers, destroys wares

Actresses who dare to go bald in Movies

Bomb kills family of six in south Afghanistan

Mali villagers detain two youths with suicide vests

Over 30 gunmen attack police station in Kano

Afcon: We’re focused and ambitious – Keshi

B-r-e-a-k-i-n-g N-e-w-s: Oritsejafor announces Omobude as new PFN president

Court sacks Umeh, APGA NWC, voids 2011 National Convention

N5bn to rehabilitate prostitutes FG, FCT get knocks

‘We’re supplying a much needed service’

Friday, February 08, 2013

Kidnap suspect’s father burnt alive by youths

at last, another party?

Jubilation as Chime returns to Enugu, keeps mum

Cynthia: “Defendants escaped under pretext of withdrawing from ATM”- Witness

$3m bribery scam: Farouk, Emenalo secure N40m bail

2013 budget: Your threats are empty – PDP carpets opposition lawmakers

Why is growing old is such a pain?

Lagos Govt cautions parents to be wary of rapists in the state

Overseas studies: Expert warns on lurking fake agents

Police/Military clashes: Defaulters will be punished – AIG Tsafe

Afcon: Keshi equals Onigbinde, pursues El Gohary

Dana crash: AIB discourages me from completing autopsy – Pathologist

Eagles are potential winners – Nwosu, Adepoju

APC will crash in 6 months – Ejike, APGA Dep. Chairman

Exclusive: My parents disowned me because of Fela – Dede Mabiaku

I’m writing a book about my life – Julius Agwu

Late Ayinde Barrister’s distributor dragged to court over copyright

Chris Mba, Oritz Wiliki, others move to save the soul of PMAN

Exxon, Shell declare force majeures this week

Chime returns after five months absence

‘ELDee makes me feel protected, loved’

N65m alleged theft: EFCC arraigns Speaker’s PA

Adetiloye: The untold story

Trader,27 jailed for kidnapping a medical doctor in Asaba

Two members of Boko Haram sect arraigned in Makurdi

King of Reggae, Bob Marley lives on…

FESTIVAL OF LOVE: What Valentine Day means to celebrities

Four killed along Benin-Warri highway

I woo my husband with special delicacy – Monique

Tension in Akoko Edo as youths, elders reject Commissioner nominee

Jonathan condemns killing of female health workers in Kano

Pirates attack cargo ship, kidnap sailors off Nigeria

West Brom discipline Odemwingie

Something good is happening (II)

Image of Africa as place for charity, pity is false – Jadesimi

How robbers raped 35-year-old in husband’s presence

Afcon: Supporters club at war

Celebrating with the aged…

Speaker’s aid, bank manager charged for stealing N32.5 m

Nations Cup: Ngerem explains TV blackout of Nigeria

2013 Budget: PDP dismisses opposition members threat to override Jonathan

AFCON: Jonathan sends Mark, 3 govs, 3 ministers to South Africa

Boy axed father to death over fifth wedding

APC alliance will not succeed, says Lamido

Football glory unites Nigeria in pride — at least for now

Elderly Russian man set’s self ablaze in protest

Farouk Lawan, Boniface Emenalo granted N10m bail

Afcon: Ref admits mistake, Pitroipa set to play in final

Kano Police declares three wanted over Emir’s assassination bid

DHQ will screen terrorism suspects in Maiduguri

Gunfight between Mali troops wounds several in capital

Group warns of election violence in Kenya

On the pension thief sentence

Breaking news: Gunmen kill three female health workers in Kano

The Goodluck Jonathan Nigerians do not know

Afcon: Mikel ‘ll win Golden Ball – Kalu

Today’s reggae artistes have failed us – Ras Kimono

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Where Thieves Reign

Hollande, Cameron and Jonathan’s interest in Mali

Youths, women protest killing of medical doctor in Mbaise

Killings in Nsukka (1): Fear grips residents

Afcon: Many countries hunt for Keshi’s signature

Why we’re demolishing houses in Yenagoa – Bayelsa govt

APC: The battle is set

19 year-old autistic boy found, receiving treatment in hospital

30 killed, scores injured in Fulani herdsmen, Eggon farmers clash

SECURITY, THIRD TERM AGENDA: Buhari, Tinubu tackle Jonathan, hail El-Rufai

Afcon: Emenike injury not serious – Official

Gunmen murder octogenarian Lagos white cap chief

Ekiti House: How things fell apart

Anambra 2014: Twinkle twinkle little stars

Opposition Reps to Jonathan: Sign 2013 budget now or we over ride it

Yenagoa: A city gradually losing its innocence

The judgment that set Peter Odili free (4)

Police nab alleged killers of Imo Director of Protocol

Robbers abandon loot, flee with gun

4 varsity students docked for cultism

NSCDC arrests 5 suspects over diversion of Kerosene

Pension thief’s sentencing’ll encourage treasury looters – Cleric

Chime, Enugu Gov returns

Boko Haram: Ndume asks court to quash evidence

Afcon: Eagles arrive Jo’burg, begin training

Hilary Clinton: The wonder years

N32bn pension fund: We can no longer trust Justice Talba – EFCC

Afcon: We got confidence from victory over CIV – Mikel

Religious tension mounts in Oyo community

Brewing troubles for the Money drop?

Is Nomoloss in love?

Natural medicine demystifies cancer, says Ayodele

Understanding Nigeria and its people

JTF probes alleged involvement of soldiers in oil theft

The brotherhood of Ansar (2)

Traffic Law: Lagos unveils specimen of approved 200cc motorbikes

Presidential advice

Can the Eagles win Afcon? Don’t worrrryyyy!

Delta govt wades into Igbodo community crisis

Sen Gyang, lawmaker’s killing: STF arrests 21 suspects

Police arrest fake Lieutenant who specialises in car theft

LG polls: Group faults ACN on ceding of chairmanship position

FCTA, NLC, private investors to build recycling factory

Subsea 7, Sea Trucks bag Erha North contract

Absence of judge stalls N672m fraud charge against Speaker’s PA

Nigeria and quest for nuclear power energy in the 21st Century (2)

Democracy and its porous economy

$3m bribery scam: Farouk, Emenalo beg for release

MPN declares Force Majeure

I won’t endorse protest against Jonathan – Odenema

Kuku not involved in Boyloaf’s arrest – Amnesty office

25,000 pupils for national mathematics competition

Cargo train service skeletal two months after launch

Burkina are a very, very good team – Ghana

Breast milk reduces risk of sepsis in low-birth-weight infants

Enzyme behind breast cancer mutations identified

We played Brazil not Nigeria – Mali goalkeeper

Dry season farmers to get N1bn agric loan

Rooney insists title race far from over

FG inaugurates NPA, NIMASA boards, plans new port in Badagry

Report uncovers deadly viral gene found in commercial GMO crops

Too much TV lowers sperm count

El-Rufai’s book: EL-Rufai deserves prayer not anger – Atiku Abubakar

El-Rufai weeps at book launch

Huge transfer fees no use to small football clubs: EU

Afcon: Ref suspended, B.Faso appeal Pitroipa red card

Qatar dazzles Europen as Spain, Uruguay display in Doha

Afcon: Eagles on threshold of history

Pipeline vandalism: 11 fishermen docked

Afcon: Musa dedicates first AFCON goal to unborn baby

Fortune visits Nigeria

CBN, NAMB agree on review of micro finance banks’ recapitalisation

PDP expresses gratitude as Chime returns

Police arrest alleged sex workers, client, in Abuja

Super Eagles still have a lot to learn – Keshi

”We have lost Pitroipa for the final” laments Burkina Faso coach

JTF kills suspected robbers in Maiduguri

ASUSS embarks on strike over minimum wage in Bauchi

Annie Macaulay/Tuface Idibia wedding date finally announced!

Police nab 4 over abduction of 2-yr-old boy in Anambra

Conflicting court decisions not a healthy devt – Justice Odunowo

How messengers of death killed AIT security man

UNN VC elected Chairman of UNESCO Scientific Advisory Board

Court decides fate of Suleja bombers Feb 11

JTF launches manhunt for soldiers’ killers

Contractors threaten attack on MTN installations

Nigeria’s Porous Borders

No retirement for me – Obasanjo

EFCC commences trial of Ahmadu Ali’s son, Mamman, 3 others

2015: Atiku, Obasanjo now friends – Irek, Atiku Coordinator

FEC meeting postponed to next week

Governance: Witch doctor to the rescue?

Afcon: President Jonathan congratulates Eagles

NHRC probes teacher’s turturing of his 10-year-old son

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

No regrets over Abuja demolitions – El-Rufai

Nigerian S-African-based barber nabbed with N50m cocaine

The judgment that set Peter Odili free (3)

We ‘re marginalised – Yoruba forum

2013 budget: N-Assembly, MDAs fine tune details

NNPC aircraft overshoots runway at Osubi airport

JTF arrests mastermind of Bayero attack, 2 others

Beware of enemies within, group warns Jonathan

Being Black

Reps to probe Destination Inspection contract

Aregbesola, Ajibola advise Mimiko to join S-West integration

FG should fund research on space weather – Bells Varsity VC

Rainbow gives Goodluck Coat of many colours

Nigeria can become strong emerging economy through education – Prof Adamolekun

Foundation laments menace of street children

Kerosene black marketers lynch NSCDC officials

Burkina Faso beat Ghana to reach Afcon final

Afcon: Keshi dedicates win to God, Nigerians

JISACA trains PLWHA in skills acquisition

Navy, Police parley over disagreement

Bill to curb flight hitches passes second reading

Edo lawmaker’s kidnap delays submission of commissioners’ list

Flood: FG’s relief funds inadequate – Jigawa flood c’ttee

Yobo will lift Nations Cup – Enyeama

Rapists to face life imprisonment under new law – Reps

Afcon: Jonathan congratulates Eagles

Robbers abandon AK 47 riffle after robbing politician of N2m

Resort Savings to float N3.5bn hybrid offer

Woman escapes from kidnappers’ den in Delta

Obasanjo lived in fear of arrest under Yar’Adua – El-Rufai

New pension guidelines to boost capital market activities – Report

Escravos pilots threatens to down tools at Delta ports

Research&Devt: Winners emerge at Innovator/Inventor Exhibition & Award

FG to increase SWF to $5bn in 3yrs

Presidency tasks Competitiveness Board to improve investment climate

We’ll not be confrontational – NANS President

Nigeria and quest for nuclear power energy in the 21st Century

Chevron invests N879bn in Angola oil project

4 escape death as NNPC aircraft overshoots runway

Mark hails Super Eagles, to watch finals in S/Africa

Wakaso starts for Ghana, Bance back for B. Faso

AFCON: Eagles zoom to finals

Afcon: First Half Nigeria 3 Mali 0

Kiidnapped mother of Bayelsa House of Assembly Leader released

‘Rapists will face life imprisonment under new law’

Pirates release French tanker hijacked off Ivory Coast

Police arrest 5 suspected car snatchers

Prime FC will do well in 2012/2013 season – Ogunjobi

Tiwa Savage is engaged!

The war within E.M.E… as Wizkid shocks fans

AFCON: Nigeria vs Mali; Can Eagles do it again?

‘I ‘d have been happier if Afcon matches are on national TV’

Automated breast density test identifies women at high cancer risk

Why there is need for First Ladies Mission- PDP

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Man jailed 5yrs for stealing gold earrings

I am creating jobs now – Jonathan

Herbalist nabbed with fresh human tongue, arm in Ogun

Afcon: Mali ‘ll be tougher than Cote d’Ivoire – Keshi

Ikpeazus host Flying Eagles

Kano lawmakers visit Farouk Lawan in Kuje Prison

2013 budget: Is there a fiscal cliff at hand?

2,000 Delta villagers shut down flow station

Sylva seeks court’s order to be declared Bayelsa governor

Days of our lives

Mimiko signs N152bn 2013 Appropriation Bill

Suspected pirates kill three soldiers, ex-naval officer in Bayelsa

AIRPORT REMODELLING: Growing prospects of an unfinished surgery

I was rushed to hospital by good samaritan – Oru

Afcon: Yobo declares war on Keita

I am not sure I ‘ll remain Eagles coach after Afcon 2013

A case for punishing corruption as armed robbery

Eagles will bring President Jonathan to Jo’burg – Maigari

Petroleum industry: White Paper on Ribadu report out soon – FG

Family appeals to police to fish out abductors of its member

Future of Nigeria’s economy’ll depend on broadband, says Omo-Ettu

APGA is in intact – Ukwa

Fegor, Onazi give Keshi selection stress

Okada ban in Delta to include police, military personnel

Vlekete: When a slave market becomes a tourist centre

2015: Why we want to rescue Nigeria – Opposition govs

Obasanjo’s deadly lunch outings

It’s not possible to commit Access Bank to prison – Court

Strange victory celebration!

N2.2bn fraud: Court adjourns Ogbulafor’s trial to Feb 14

How well driller was sent to early grave

Why Jonathan is yet to sign 2013 budget —Emodi

Ekiti Speaker faces impeachment threat

Performance: Opposition parties battle Presidency

NPA reaps N470m from ship dues in 9 months

Army Corporal guns down Police Inspector

Lagos assures of completion of drainage before April

Afconn: We will play to win,, say Mali coach

Keita: Last flight of an Eagle at war

Suspected Islamist denies bombing newspaper houses

Bi-Courtney lauds self over repairs of Ibadan Expressroad

Afcon: Nigeria wears green

Wamakko signs 2013 budget into law

4 die, 3 injured in Ibadan/Ife road auto-crash

Unilag to build N3bn library, holds maiden investiture

Microsoft commits N12b to help Africa in global competitiveness

Afcon: Double wahala for dead body

Poor service delivery threatens railway rehabilitation

We won’t underrate Mali – Mikel

Pensioners do not come for their benefits – President PFA

‘Science, tech’ll make Nigeria competitive’

Case for stiffer sanctions against promos by mobile operators

Ropeways to launch cable car mass transit system

Interconnect rates: Operators sing different tunes on price models

African, Saudi firms eye Zambia oil

Diego Maradona denies Italy tax fraud claims

Puyol to earn 100th cap as Spain tackle Uruguay in Qatar

Afcon: Build on Ivorian momentum, Okoku tells Eagles

Kidnappers abduct priest, demand ransom from church

Messi to sign new contract on Thursday

ACN replies Okupe, says incompetence is the hallmark of Jonathan Administration

Mini bus operators protest in Abuja

EFCC arraign 20 suspected internet fraudsters

4 children, 2 others killed in Ota auto accident

PDP chieftain murdered in Nsukka 

Child freed, kidnapper dead, in Alabama bunker drama

Why Nigeria’s unity is non-negotiable, Jonathan, others.

Money laundering: Lamido’s son granted bail

US supports France in Mali with 610 personnel, tons of equipment

The target is to be crowned African champions – Emenike

Walcott hopes to lead England against Scolari’s Brazil

Afcon: Ghana, Burkina Faso and Nelspruit’s sandy pitch

Independent judiciary will promote vibrant democracy – Oshiomhole

Ice Prince denies snubbing Glo offer

Monday, February 04, 2013

Kogi ex-senatorial candidate nabbed over alleged fraud

Abuja’s N7.5 billion gate

2 women, 2 children die in Ebonyi boat mishap

6 Governors to watch Eagles against Mali

FOI Act: Lawyer sues Energy Commission over unspent budget

Afcon: 90% of Mali players ‘re my players – Keshi

Kidnappers abduct Edo House member

Afcon: Mali can be dangerous – Emenike

Jonathan not incompetent – Presidency

Understanding the politics of food

Ogun PDP expels Obasanjo’s loyalists

Edo LG polls: We must support Anenih – Asekhame

Polio eradication: Nigeria makes progress but old challenges remain

Retaining 70% risk locally is impracticable – report

PIB: A game of numbers, interests

How murder of Islamic cleric by masquerades sparked off angry reactions

PIB: IOCs take advantage of tax loopholes – Membere

Okonjo-Iweala mum’s suspected kidnapper arraigned, remanded

Jonathan tasks new Ministers on changes

Court rejects 2 directors’ injunction to stop Newswatch daily papers

Constitution, Federalism and Rule of Law

Why I stopped N250m monthly pay to militants – Dickson

How I escaped death, by Gen Obada

Flood: Why we’ve not disbursed N509m relief fund – Anambra SSG

Ogun immunises 184,543 against polio

Gulf of Guinea plans N173bn methanol plant in Nigeria

Amaize faults CJN on judges’ overseas travels

FG sets up technical board to restructure FHA

Understanding petroleum industry JOA in post world financial meltdown (2)

Boko Haram: How to make ceasefire effective – Borno govt, others

Banks develop funding framework for power projects

Ondo election tribunal dismisses AP, CPC, PDP’s petitions

CBN moves to reduce unbanked population by 20%

Bad book keeping mar oil audit

AFCON: Ekweremadu congratulates West African teams

“I only stole N23 billion…”

Urban regeneration: How indigenous contractors gave Orlu a new face

World cancer day: FG to produce liquid morphine

Experts root for dry construction process to reduce housing shortfall

Shoreline insists on acquisition of OML 30

Jonathan to Gov Yero: Stabilise Kaduna State

Ladipo market president docked for attempted murder

Oil theft is now better controlled – ISAN scribe

Bradford pharma introduces new locally produced drugs

Shell, Sinopec may buy Australian LNG – JPMorgan

Customs ready for destination inspection – Reps

Bomb scare paralyses economic activites in Abuja

ARISE NEWS TV hits airwaves

ERHC Energy announces extension of rights offering

Court sentences 30 beggars to Kirikiri, Badagry prisons

NUCLEAR ENERGY: Understanding how it works

FG should stimulate industrialisation – Institute

Ibadan DISCO solicits customers support

Honeywell, GE sign agreement for 150mw power generating facility

How we shared N13m ransom – Oluwole Rotimi wife’s kidnappers

Sack Minister of Health, workers urge Jonathan

Nigerian oil sector in decline

Capital Oil urges court to punish Access Bank

Total promotes football development in Egi

Akwa Ibom to partner FG in fight against HIV/AIDS

Kidnapped Bayelsa council chairman’s parents regain freedom

6 die, 13 injured in Ogun auto crash

Heritage Bank pays SGBN customers at account validation centres

Guinness congratulates Eagles, charges team to win trophy

N1.3trn debt: NEITI report’s inaccurate, misleading – NNPC

Eagles’s fan dies while watching Q/final match

NFF rejects statement on imminent sack of Keshi

Mining: FG releases $3m for lead poisoning

Ijaw threatens to expose Chevron over imposition

SDPC aids Science Education in Bayelsa

Job seekers petition Senate, FCC over PEF recruitment

NERC to address fixed ‘crazy bills’ for SMEs

Win Nations Cup for us, Drogba begs Eagles

Oil workers give strike notice

Power: Labour, FG set for fresh showdown over privatisation

Ground victims of Dana air-crash paid $30,000 each

NOG 2013 to feature Nigeria Pavilion

Afcon: Adebayor attacks coach, says he was not a help

Budget will be geared towards encouraging manufacturing – Jonathan

Fans optimistic Nigeria will win AFCON 2013

Bus conductor, arraigned for stealing N18,000 granted bail of N50,000

No blast anywhere in Abuja – Police

Final year student arrested for stealing 4-year old boy

US seeks stronger ties with Nigeria to boost tourism

Expert warns FG against neglecting OPC, MASSOB, MEND grievances

Drogba unsure of future with Ivory Coast

New Power, Defence ministers sworn in

Money laundering: Lamido’s son remanded

Mancini insists on retaining Premier League title

AFCON: Boastful Eboue eats his words, apologises to Nigeria

Sunday, February 03, 2013

House Constitution review: The ghost of the past

Screening By Guesses

Mother of 4 arrested for allegedly killing hubby

They wanted to sack Keshi, Amanze tells President Jonathan

16-month-old boy stolen from church in Imo

Afcon: Uduaghan congratulates Eagles

Afcon: I’m not the Special One – Enyeama

Au revoir! Nigeria sacks Cote d’Ivoire

PIB: Northern, Southern Senators poised for battle

Boko Haram: How to make ceasefire effective – Borno govt, others

Robbers, kidnappers on the rampage in Delta

Banks rip off customers via ATM charges, 2 months after approving removal

Governments move from lying about jobs to robbing job seekers

Fani-Kayode berates Abati

Is CAN still relevant? (2)

Presidency threatens to return 2013 budget to N-Assembly

Beyond the thief and the judge

Telecom operators fleece subscribers of N31bn in drop calls, others

Fani-Kayode to Abati: You seek to ridicule those who served under Obasajo

Land dispute: Elechi threatens lawsuit against Rep

Pension thief: Group wants NJC to prosecute Judge

ACN, CPC merger c’ttee holds inaugural meeting tomorrow

Alleged recruitment bribery: Reps probe Federal Civil Service Commission

Afcon: We’ve not arrived yet – Amiesimaka cautions

ACN accuses FG of diverting SURE-P funds

Eagles sweep awards

I’ll leave solid institutional framework – Oshiomhole

Spain, Uruguay take battle to Doha

IMF forecasts growth for Nigeria, other emerging markets

Microinsurance to hit one billion mark by 2020

FG, World Bank, IFC move to boost mortgage in Nigeria

Keshi: We will battle to the final

Retail bond market takes off with 510, 000 units

Alonso out of Spain v Uruguay friendly

NSE seeks stockbrokers’ support on fixed income retail trading

Apapa-Oshodi Expressway Congestion: Minister gives contractor 16 weeks deadline

Fulani herdsmen kill 10, injure 15

Messi penalty saves Barca at Valencia

Burkina Faso qualify, beat Togo 1 – 0

God Does Not Forbid Bad Thing

Anambra introduces monthly welfare package for elderly

UNN hosts biotechnology summit

Obasanjo worships with Jonathan at Presidential Villa Chapel

I get N25,000 for local trips – Sanusi

Soldiers warned against conniving with oil thieves

Ogun Police uncover underground ritualists’ den

New National Tax Policy has commenced – FIRS

Jubilation, confusion trail ALSCON’s takeover

LCCI doubts CBN’s double digit growth projection

Afcon: I thank God for this wonderful victory – Keshi

More Nigerian engineers to participate in oil sector – FG

Aguero brilliance thwarts bold Liverpool

Nigeria’s External reserves rise by $1.6bn in one month

Afcon: Nigeria shock Cote d’Ivoire, qualfy for semis

Eagles, supposed underdogs, down favourites Ivory Coast

Book Serial: Conscience and History – My Story, by Peter Odili

Anambra: Echoes of a national tour

Kwara govt relaxes curfew in waring communities

Afcon: Nigeria vs Cote d’Ivoire

2015: ACN alleges FG’s abuse of Sure-P funds to empower cronies

Sambo commends Boko Haram’s ceasefire

C/River govt, ADB spend N20.31bn on rural projects

Three injured as plane veers off Rome runway

EU, UNICEF sign 20.6m euro for rural water, sanitation project in Niger Delta

Premier League race not over yet for Man U – Rooney

5 killed in Lokoja-Abuja road auto crash

Expert urges FG to convert caves into tourism sites

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Attacks On President Jonathan: Obasanjo becoming more confused – Presidency

Game over for kidnappers in Delta – Uduaghan

Boko Haram: Sambo meets Borno elders as visit paralyzes economic activities

Eagles ready for huge test against Elephants

PDP crises: Why govs are angry with Tukur

Diary of an ex-militant kingpin in the creeks: I was like a walking corpse for two years

Why Abuja demolition must go on – FCT Dep Director of Devt Control

Spa services promote good health – Adeline Balogun

Fire and floods in Lagos State: Way forward

Wanted in One good hospital

PFN 12th BIENNIAL CONFAB: Who succeeds Oritsejafor?

Good Night Baba Ellenski !!!

Mali: UK pledges more military support for Nigeria

The making of a scam within a scam

Elephants dread Enyeama

Day, Igbo community celebrates culture In Lagos.

JP Clark’s metadialetics (2)

BIRNIN GWARI: A place where armed robbers rule

We will explore death penalty for corrupt public officers – Hon. Tsokwa

Why AGF took over prosecution of Farouk

Edo LG Polls: ACN leaders at war

Govt making progress in disease prevention, control – Health Minister

Group alleges desecration of Ijaw forests

Q/final cracker: Nigerians fear for Eagles

Eagles v Cote d’Ivoire: Shut up, Ojidoh tells boastful Nigerians

Adamu sure on Eagles

Nigeria will be among 10 greatest nations if…- Guobadia

Don’t destroy CAN, Cleric appeals to Catholic Church

Angst as ‘Araba’ is forced out of Abuja roads

EFFECT OF LOVE GOING TRULY BLIND: My husband was out to ruin me’

Nurse stuns court: My husband used my money to chase other men’s wives

‘How we delivered woman of horse’

Washington Post joins list of hacked US media

Nigerians on death row in Indonesia: Jonathan calls for stay of execution

Afcon: Ghana reach semi-finals

A history of banditry in Zamfara and Kaduna

Twitter hit by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack

Balotelli set for Milan debut

Face-off: Ezekwesili, Jonathan and the $67b question, by Fani-Kayode

Face-off : The hypocrisy of yesterday’s men, by Reuben Abati

Afcon: Respectful I. Coast wary of inexperienced Nigeria

Gibbs injury forced Arsenal to buy  Nacho Monreal – Wenger

Contractors abandon N800m schools’ projects in Benue – Commissioner

UI admits 2,671 out of 41,367 candidates for 2012/2013 session

French police dismantle Nigerian prostitution ring

Friday, February 01, 2013

Ukiwe warns against dialogue with Boko Haram

Powerful Nigerians have hijack criminal justice – Falana

Blame Jonathan for insecurity – OBJ

NNPC cesspool of corruption, says CPC,

A judgment without a sense of justice – Odumakin, Ezeilo, others react

with respects to ezekwesili

It’s a shame if Nigerians don’t believe in Eagles – Keshi

Afcon: Bassey blasts ref’s rumour

CAN/ Catholic Church crisis, politically motivated

Protests mar National School Sports festival

I’ll always be a politician – Okey bakassi

$3m bribery scam: Farouk, Emenalo to spend one week in Kuje Prisons

Lottery Commission lacks power to issue lottery licence – Court

Dangote reopens Gboko cement plant

Pension scam: Judiciary aids corruption – Sani

When hunting festival turns bloody

18 Nigerians languish in Indonesian prisons

Why I dumped banking job for showbiz – Desmond Ovbiagele

Afcon: Eagles, Elephants in royal showdown

CFN kicks off 2013 activities with Port Harcourt tourney

Police Pension Fruad: A chronology of plea bargain compromises…

Afcon: West Africa too strong for Africa

Gov Chime ‘ll be back in two weeks – Akpabio

Centenary project: Window for job creation

Race for AFN board membership overshadows 2013 programmes

Ivory Coast are beatable – Lawal

Afcon: We’ll hold our heads high if…. Keshi

Eko 2012: Two athletes fail dope test

Appeal court affirms death sentence on Rev. King

SMEs, local manufacturers dying of faulty credit system – Okeke

Deep rot

Surprises as six contestants emerge in Nigerian Idol

Gunmen kill prison warden, another in Gombe

Jonathan is deviating in his promise to women – Mrs Anenih

Something good is happening (I)

Five injured, eight trailers burnt in separate accidents

Sultan urges beggars to desist from polygamy

Oil Spill: FG’s N8bn fines against Shell, Chevron unconstitutional — Saraki

Delta Council boss uncovers N6m fraud

Free Education: Imo varsity students protest in Owerri

Police arrest three kidnap suspects

Why my predictions always come to pass – Pastor Eze Chukwukamadu

Sinopec eyes acquisition of Afren’s $1bn assets

Afcon: CAF clears Mikel to confront Elephants

C/River maintain stronghold on grassroots athletics

Afcon: Algerian ref for Eagles & Elephants

$3m bribery scam: Farouk, Emenalo to spend one week at Kuje Prison

Charly Boy shocks wife with second honeymoon

Battle of Rustenburg: Iroha remembers Eagles of 1994

Fundamentalists drive Christians out of Libya

JTF kills 17 Islamists in raid in Borno

Appeal Court affirms death sentence on Rev. King

Farouk Lawan, Emenalo arraigned, remanded in prison

Two guards killed in blast outside US embassy in Turkey

Afcon: Musician Gyan strikes right notes for Ghana

Odemwingie stands ground over transfer farce

S.African court defers Okah sentencing

West Brom criticise ‘unprofessional’ Odemwingie

Robbers kill choir master in Adamawa

Ghost worker: Delta suspends e-payment of salary

Suicide bomber kills 19 at Pakistan mosques

Justice Talba not to blame for pension judgment – SAN

Is CAN still relevant?

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Care For Prisoners

Snapped cable electrocutes PHCN staff, security guard in Lagos

Orubebe laments inadequate funding for N-Delta projects

I was prudent in construction of Asaba Airport – Uduaghan

13 things you must do in 2013

NSCDC arrests 4 over fuel adulteration

Ibori: S-Court strikes out EFCC’s appeal

How to avoid Nigeria’s breakaway in 2015 – IBB

A Centenary celebration of sorts

FCT budgets N5bn for prostitutes, destitutes

Afcon: Mikel warns Eagles

Renovation of Police College awaits fund – IGP

General Electric to establish manufacturing plant in C-River

Four jailed for sanitation offences in Delta

Immunisation: Lagos targets 4.3m

Insecurity: NSCDC serves notice of war on criminals in Imo

I am not a lesbian, I only organise girls…

Senate probes Ezzu River bodies

Reps postpone unveiling of constitution review report

Fashola chides critics over ‘borrowing for dev’

The old lion roars back

Trespassers ‘ll be shot, survivors ‘ll be re-shot

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