Vanguard News Archive for April 2013

Monday, April 29, 2013

Why Esan North-East LG polls were cancelled – EDSIEC boss

Zamfara to boost Nigeria’s cotton production

Porche Centre unveils Panamera Platinum Edition

Addax Petroleum restates commitment to Nigerian Content

CSCS: Getting shares’ statement with stress

Parents lament imposition of N10,000 fee in Benue schools

A letter to Yushau Shuaib

N-Delta students demand N150,000 annual assistance

PIB: Asiodu seeks immediate re-negotiation of PSCs

STB McCann risks AAAN sanction over N5bn Airtel account

SEC suspends Aims Asset Management over fraudulent activity

‘Formulate policies to stimulate renewable energy’

Oil & People: Why proposed EU oil, gas anti-corruption law is good for Nigeria

Tomori tasks President Jonathan on polio eradication

Action plan on 1,028km Lagos-Abidjan road begins next month – FG

N600m Ikeja Trinity Mall ready in June

Some projects are used for money laundering – QSRBN boss

Insecurity: LAGBUScommences passengers, luggage checks at parks

Sex selection is ethical – AJAYI

Deaths from defective PHCN poles worry residents

Aregbesola’s phone thief bags 45-yr jail term

Edo PDP supporters protest LG polls in Estako West

Oshodin’s emergence as UNIBEN VC based on merit – Binis in diaspora

Family of 7 dies in Katsina auto crash

IGP/First Bank: Court fixes May 22 for suit

Fake injection kills four in Benue

CNPP raises alarm over rising debt profile

Tanker driver burnt to death in Delta

NANS protests alleged move to reappoint former OkoPoly governing council chairman

Navy inaugurates website on crude oil theft

Usman denies report on Vision 2020

Nigeria’s biggest challenge is corruption – Saraki

Nigeria in ‘trying moment’ -President Jonathan

Mba can’t play for Rangers – Wolves insist

CNPP asks EFCC to probe Yuguda’s govt

Don’t manipulate judiciary —Soyinka

The tale of two APCs

S/Africa Parliament passes State Information bill to law

Funsho Williams’s murder: Exhibits damaged due to epileptic power supply

Stop running post HND, PGD programmes, FG warns Polytechnics

Piracy cripples pride in professional – AGN

NCWS plans N20 billion Abuja research centre

Missiles fired at Russian passenger plane in Syria

Court slams N3m bail on alleged terror suspects

Student drags EFCC to court for character assassination

Chioma Chukwuka’s AMAA plane drama report: A response

Dance a cure to illness – Dancer

Accused bombed Thisday office with 12 gas cylinders – Witness

Behold the Top 15 Sexiest in Nollywood

Cousin stabs brother to death after a horrible dream

Corps member offers free surgery to Adamawa indigenes

Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge toll : LASG urges court to dismiss suit

Baga crisis: Some displaced persons still in the bush – NEMA

Appeal Court slams Lagos Govt over handling of Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan case

Murder trial suffers setback as prosecution fails to present witnesses

Kenny Ogungbe, COSON boss exchange hot words at Nig Entertainment Conference

Watch exciting highlight, goals of weekend matches

Man, 40, murders relative over wedding reception plan

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Finally A Peoples’ Constitution?

CAF U-17: Chukwu calls for replacement of players

Police rescue abducted American School student

Poly teachers begin indefinite strike

UTME: NSCDC arrests 82 over exam malpractice

ACN accuses FG of plans to spy on private emails of Nigerians

NSE All-Share Index rises by 0.50% in one week

Foreign remittances to Nigeria hit $21bn

Nigerians push federal character to the extreme

Tell Boko Haram to stop attacking Christians, Anglican Primate urges Amnesty Panel

Jonathan endorses N-Delta Trust Fund

Shocker! Athletes protest against high standards

Etok’s allegations spurious – Akpabio

60,000 women die through pregnancy complications annually – NPHCDA

Between Delta State govt and Shell (2)

Court remands 18-yr-old, 13 others over robbery

Osun’s changing environment

Edo LP chieftain urges Sanusi to check illegal sale of Naira

FG orders sack of 20,000 PHCN workers

Crude theft: JTF nabs 76,

MAN hails Oshiomhole over infrastructure development

PTML Customs command first quarter revenue ups last year’s by N1bn

The Gambia mourns Chinua Achebe

Patience Jonathan tasks Chief Judges, others on prison congestion

Milo Basketball: Adamawa, Katsina for final

Practitioners should be involved in College of insurance – Adetimehin

Enterprise Bank profitability rises 316% to N11bn

NHF: FMBN partners NLC, as Borno approves workers’ participation

LCCI makes case for Bank of Agriculture, SEC

Grounded aircraft: We’re not aware – Rivers govt

GTB to deepen SME banking in 2013 – Chairman

Polymer Currency: Waste, Deceit & Commonsense

Drivers, police clash in Ekiti

Edo LGA Polls: Nigeria’s democracy under threat, PDP raises alarm

Amaechi tasks state varsity on financial autonomy

Glo in massive network upgrade with $750m Huawei deal

Bazuki Farm was designed for farmers and small scale industries – Salawu Oluwaseyi

Market trend: Pricing and contending issues in milk market

JTF raids 7 communities, kills one in Delta

Jonathan is playing politics with Amaechi – Okupe

Obasanjo tackles Jonathan on proposed pipeline protection

The Baga military expedition

Lost in the global radar

Regina George shines at Penn Relays

Nigerian Unity tourney: Iwuanyanwu, Tukur to unveil 5,000 balls

Lafarge targets £450m earnings from construction industry

Gunmen attack former IG Ringim’s residence

Lagos govt seals off 30 illegal medicine stores

Labour calls for Director of Agric Institute’s sack over arrest of workers

Aregbesola warns of impending disintegration

“Why diabetes, poor growth occur in humans”

Making reproductive rights a global priority

Stakeholders advocate more efforts in malaria fight

90% attendance prerequisite for WAEC— Osun State

Infants’ sweat response predicts aggressive behavior as toddlers

9 oil workers kidnapped in Bayelsa

Olukanmi, James carpet NFF over Keshi

Baga: Defence hqtrs challenges Borno State govt

Robbers steal $5m in Asaba

Kidnap: We ‘ll enforce death penalty – Delta A-G

Vitamin E identified as potential weapon against obesity

Orji’s model state of Law and Order

90% of allocated plots in FCT not developed – Minister

Lagos microfinance to assist artisans, bus conductors

Nigeria elected Chair of AU Health Ministers Conference

Dana to boost fleet in 3rd quarter

Ghana to play Kenya in friendly football match

Be best among equals, Stephanie Okereke urges colleagues

Top English Premier League scorers

Falode calls for rejuvenation of female football league

Van Persie returns to frustrate Arsenal

LASG shuts 30 illegal medicines stores in Ajah, Lekki

What is The Name of Jesus?


We planned to quit the business after the abduction saga of Okonjo-Iweala’s mum — Marvelous, alleged kidnappers’ leader

CAF U-17 Championship: Football fans praise Eaglets

Female boxers cry for competitions 

Don’t tamper with JAMB, Jubril Aminu warns FG

Communal crisis forces shutdown of Mobil’s operations

Police foil bank robbery in Aba

Italy ‘s new government sworn in after deadlock

Owner of collapsed Bangladesh building arrested while trying to escape to India

Face to face with serial church robbers: Fear of God meant nothing to us!

Keshi moves one step on coaches ranking

Saturday, April 27, 2013

How aviation authorities grounded Amaechi, Tambuwal at Akure airport – Rivers govt

Why people say I am mermaid – Quincy

Miracle in Edo as FEDECO resurrects after 30 years

‘What Dafinone did to make all his children chartered accountants’

Itsekiri anxiously wait for the world cultural festival

Trinity House opens new shop

Oritsejafor’s wife seeks more roles for women in politics

High-scoring Eaglets fail to lift U-17 trophy

Stop governors before they ruin Nigeria – Jubril Aminu

The septuagenarian kidnapping nightmare: They murdered my 72-yr-old mum over N8m ransom balance

Amnesty and Maritime security: The strategic interplay of forces, by Admiral Ezeoba

‘Autism: Why I’m introducing affected children to structured teaching’ – Bolanle Adewole

Escalating sleep problems as Nigeria murders sleep

Fading into light: Seplat to the rescue

Ogbaru fetes Obaze, Anambra ssg

Cold feet!

Baga Mayhem: ” We are still picking corpes of women, children in the bush”

Inside the new PPPRA

NMA faults allied health workers over strike threat

Okiro challenges African leaders on security

50 percent of our mandate is to prevent corruption – ICPC boss

Cleric warns against taxation of churches

RCCG empowers over 700 people

The White Elephant…


NIGERIA’S ECONOMIC GROWTH AND VISION 20:2020 *2013 Budget not pro-poor – Professor of economics

Victims of Boko Haram: Jonathan – 1

Interrogating God

Jonathan has justified his mandate – Okupe

VC seeks paradigm shift in varsities

Jayne Cortez: African American Poet

How elders can avoid stroke, heart diseaes, by dietitian

Heineken Champions Planet: Siasia hails Bundesliga’s UCL domination

JAMB holds amid malpractices in Lagos

I am set to face the ACN over the murder of Bola Ige – Omisore

Re: I Am Greater Than Isaiah by Femi Aribisala (Published on April 14, 2013)

Multinational Force Vs Boko Haram: Destroying Baga To Save It?

A husband’s agony: Rapist impregnated my wife

228 killed, 4000 houses razed in Baga mayhem – Senator

Bayern’s reserves claim Bundesliga record

Housewife tells court: My marriage collapsed because of childlessness

North Korea says to put US citizen on trial

Delta monarch tasks Uduaghan on Hausa/Fulani cattle rearers

Airtel brings world class service closer to people in FTC

There needs to be coup in PMAN says MI

N Korea to try US citizen for trying to overthrow regime

 Arsenal jeers won’t annoy  Van Persie – Ferguson

Rio’s iconic Maracana reopens for key World Cup test

Some Idols are forever: A Tribute to Prof. Chinua Achebe

I conducted the best ever LG Polls in South-South – Oshiomhole

Friday, April 26, 2013

We are putting structures in place to fight kidnapping: – Ngozi Braide, Lagos PPRO

Kidnapping: Living dangerously in Lagos

We doubt Shekau’s existence – Presidency

12 killed in auto accident in Awka

Our story as Plantashun Boiz – Faze

Why kidnap incidents are rising

Gunmen kill female cop, free detainees at Police Station

JTF kill top Boko Haram commander

Jonathan endorses creation of N-Delta Trust Fund

Governor Obi’s twilight days at Awka

Kidnappers on the prowl, target wealthy night crawlers

What next,for goodness’ sake!

PDP Crises: Tukur sacks Okiro, Gusau, Ida, other aides

United Nations endorses HomeVida

Why Oshiomhole is at war with Igbinedion (inside story)

Bell Apple farming in Nigeria, investment prospects – Oluwagbenga

Give amnesty committee a chance, Mark tells Nigerians

WBO title defence: Emenogu gets Egyptian opponent

‘Ayangba Boys’ of Ajegunle set to roll again

Glo X-Factor: 17-yr. old twins, others for next stage

Eat vegetables and let your food be your medicine

ACF urges Shehu Sani, Datti to reconsider withdrawal from Amnesty Committee

‘Why I left my husband in Switzerland’

Court aborts moves to sack NWC members of PDP

Cote d’Ivoire won’t beat us twice, says Garba

Why we must change our perception of Micro-finance sector – Ehigiamusoe

Fashola, Jonathan should set up joint military task force – Engr. Abiodun Burimoh

U-17 Final: What Eaglets must do to overpower Cote d’Ivoire

A moment in history

CJ calls for urgent amendment of Arbitration Law in Nigeria

Sacking of Eagles coaches, a distraction – Emeteole

Police arrest pilgrim’s board ex-vice chairman over murder

Okagbare, Odumosu jostle for Penn Relays medals

I can’t abandon the suffering of my people – Evah

MTV has changed my living standard — Ehiz

Court gives landlord 2 weeks to produce defendant or go to prison

God has not forsaken you

“Take it back” set to hit the big screen

Bauchi Police bar motorcyclists from carrying 3 passengers

Anambra, Cross River best in EU 9th EDF

The Amnesty Conundrum: A northern problem

Northern Governors to Boko Haram: It’s time for a ceasefire!

JAMB Registrar escapes assassination

Body of Funmilayo Olayinka, Ekiti Deputy Gov laid to rest

Lagos CP, Manko, cautions security agencies against rivalry

Christians decry FG’s silence on plight of Boko Haram victims

The kidnapping business

Mobility aids and appliances provision revisited

Glo emerges biggest winner at BoICT Night with 4 awards

My experience in the hands of kidnappers – victim

Obama vows ‘vigorous’ probe into Syria chemical arms claims

Chai!! … Na wetin sef ??!!

Falana visits Jonathan

Age cheating: Amiesimaka blames NFF for disqualification of Nigeria’s players in Morocco

FG declares Wednesday, May 1, public holiday

Eaglets can win the cup again, says Howard

Saka dumps Etisalat for MTN over N20m deal

Mother, baby detained 3 months in hospital for failure to settle N150,000 bill

Chioma Chukwuka’s plane drama

Man, 21, docked for stealing Qur’an at Shoprite

I’m the female version of my dad, says Charly Boy’s daughter, Dominique

The decoy of kidnappers – Security expert

Survivors of Baga bloodbath still in hiding

Pension thief verdict: Justice Talba bags one-year suspension without pay

Niger orders CRK back in schools

LAGBUS commences checking of passengers, luggage at parks

Man bags 7 months imprisonment for stealing 2 generators

FIFA executive member Theo Zwanziger slams Qatar

Watch exciting goals as we enter another weekend of football

70 Catholic Churches burnt in Benue crises – official

25 killed, N9m carted away in Gashua terror attack – Police

Benitez hopes Chelsea harness Basel momentum

Sex-for- match fixing suspect hit with theft charge

Lagos records 13,398 road accidents, 148 Okada deaths

JTF on the offensive against kidnappers, pirates

EAGLES: Kojo Williams foresees doom at Confederations Cup

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Before God, Before Man

ACN blames Baga massacre on FG, calls for ICC’s intervention

Human rights abuses in Nigeria worrisome – FG

Pension thief verdict: You’ve a case to answer, NJC tells Thalba

Ali dubs Nations Cup victory a fluke

Violence in Kogi community as Fulani herdsmen kill farmer

Nigeria loses N116.4bn yearly to rice smuggling

My writings and Dr. Okonjo-Iweala (2)

Delta oil communities storm NASS

Electrocution and maiming of 12 year-old lad: Father battles PHCN

CAF U-17: We’re good for the trophy – Garba

ILO urges action on work-related disease

2,500 ACN members defect to PDP in Kwara

State of Democracy in LGAs: It’s Crisis, chaos in Imo

Punish oil thieves, Northern govs tell FG

Bayelsa govt mobilises against smear campaign

Anambra/Kogi crisis: FG, Boundary Commission called to intervene

Finance Ministry abandons Customs warehouse for 7 yrs

Between the Delta State govt and Shell

Etche disown call for Amaechi’s resignation

Arewa youths reject Govt’s N5.8bn compensation for post-election violence

Lagos police smash kidnap syndicate, arrest 6

Ex-NIMASA boss didn’t benefit from contracts, says witness


Six policemen, 5 Boko Haram members killed in Yobe, Borno

Unemployed youths urge FG to forget amnesty for Boko Haram

PDP crises: Respect INEC report, Govs tell Tukur

World Malaria Day: UN calls for more efforts to curb deaths

Delta: Governor’s Cup final for May 27

Weird MC leads Ladies First on Str8 Up Hip Hop

Hope rises for autistic children through natural language interventions

Go for regular screening for diabetes, Nigerians told

Access Bank reduces unclaimed dividend by N2.46bn

DSS seeks LGs support in tackling security challenges

NEXIM pledges to finance cashew development

Poultry stakeholders team up with Customs to fight smugglers

I hardly eat at home – Chef Hounsa

Why we take foreign hostages – Ansaru

‘Sex, Music & The Kid-dom’

Achebe: Committee unveils funeral programme

ASHON parleys key stakeholders on capital market recovery

Controversy trails 2face’s donation to charity

Your treatment of women! (2)

Market capiltalisation of quoted SMEs stands at N4.10bn – Onyema

Govs against legislative autonomy ‘re heartless – Atunwa

Senate: Putting eyes on corporate killing

2015: Jega’s reforms stir INEC

BOI, Gombe disburse N3bn to SMEs

Imo govt to compensate owners of demolished structures in Owerri

Parents, buyer of sold twins arraigned

ASUU faction emerges at UNIZIK

Customs arrest passenger with gun at Lagos airport

Jigawa awards N2.2bn contract for Dutse International Airport

Deportation fears: Nigerian attempts suicide in UK

Taribo West predicts victory for Golden Eaglets

Boston suspects planned Times Square attack

Kidnappers demand N30m ransom for abducted 90-yr-old man

Mba: Gov Uduaghan, please act now – a rejoinder

The changes we expect from NFF now

AMAA 2013: The triumphs, tumbles and surprises!

World Malaria Day: ” Malaria can be defeated”

Human rights abuses in Nigeria worrisome – FG

FG approves N5.7bn for 2011 post election violence victims

INEC’s unguarded meddling

JTF intensifies raids on militants in Bayelsa creeks, destroys 7 camps

7 killed in Yobe terror attack

Amnesty to Boko Haram: Lawyer asks court to stop Jonathan

Borno residents flee as gunmen attack, kill four

Gates’ foundation to put $1.8bn to eradicate polio

Olam slashes investments after Muddy Waters claims

Why there is no Boko Haram in Zamfara – Yari

IMSG explains Okorocha’s treatment abroad

Malaria: Nigeria, four others account for 47 per cent World cases

Pastor pleads guilty to defiling a minor

U.S. welcomes Sudan-South Sudan progress on cooperation agreements

Nigeria expends $59m on champagne in 2012

Aid workers set up camps for victims of Baga carnage

Fans urge Eaglets to be cautious against Cote d’ Ivoire

US military ready for N. Korea threat

Barcelona, Madrid defeats: How are the mighty fallen!

NUJ to begin picketing of media houses not paying salaries May 1

Yobe imposes curfew as gunmen attack military, police formations

Guber poll: Appeal Court to decide case against Akpabio today

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Jonathan’s super minister

10 killed in fresh Benue attack

Gymnastics can give Nigeria 10 Olympic gold medals – coach

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Stopping Rumours

Job-for sale scam: Dead civil servant signs employment letters

FG needs N921.4bn to complete 195 roads

Dana crash: Photojournalist recounts ordeal with undertakers

As the Rat pursues the Cat

My writings and Dr. Okonjo-Iweala

Edo ex-deputy gov, PDP leaders at loggerheads over election day killing

Sanusi on growing insecurity, urges FG to compensate unemployed youth

Jonathan, Mark call for cordial executive – legislature relationship

Over 1.7m sit for JAMB UTME Saturday

6 federating units is solution to Nigeria’s devt woes – Anyaoku

Money laundering: EFCC raids hotels, real estate firm

My critics ‘re jobless – Amosun

NGF poll: Presidency, Govs battle over consensus candidate

Leadership reporters’ trial not affront on press freedom – Maku

Police nab 2 more suspects of MMIA robbery

Senate throws out bill to remunerate ex-Presidents, others

Hoodlums steal relief material for flood victims in Adamawa

FCT owes Abuja indigenes N150bn in compensation

Omotosho @70 : Nigeria is a dislocation

Why no date for LG elections yet – Uduaghan

Research & Devt: SMS-based multipurpose security system

Executive – legislative relations: Now Talking

JONATHAN TO AMNESTY COMMITTEE: Help end excesses of Boko Haram

State of Democracy in LGAs: It’s power show in Kogi

Sokoto, Bauchi states understudy Lagos education system

Delta gives oil firm May 10 ultimatum on Abavo community’s compensation

EXAM MALPRACTICE: Stakeholders brainstorm, chart way forward

Jonathan can do better – Ogunewe

Fugar crisis: Newly sworn in chairman remanded in prison

Trauma of my abduction will forever haunt me – Bamigbetan, Council boss

Senior Advocate faults Imo Assembly’s impeachment of Dep Gov

Man arraigned over alleged N9m theft

Artists arise against proposed National hotel in place of National Theartre

We’ve not plundered Alscon – Rusal

Nigeria loses N755bn monthly to inaccurate measurements – Aganga

Why we insist on death penalty for kidnappers – Bayelsa AG

N-Delta Action Plan to mobilise $200m for investments in the region

Why we prefer neighbouring countries’ ports – Importers

Why I relocated to Warri – Uduaghan

Students write what might be last UTME

Mikel says Chelsea up for Basel battle

2015: Lamido’s campaign posters flood Kebbi

Jonathan to lead fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria worldwide

Educationists commend NVQ

Operators decry ban of tricycles in P-Harcourt

NUPENG suspends branch chairman for protesting Alams’ pardon

High-profile league game stopped after police shooting

Borussia Dortmund demolish R Madrid in CL semi-final first leg

Sports minister threatens to drag football official to EFCC

Lewandowski hits four as Dortmund rout Real

NLC slams Benue Govt over failure to pay N18,000 minimum wage to teachers

Bauchi State govt to recruit 5,000 teachers

Student to die for robbing colleague of N2,000

Children are most at risk of malaria infection, says SFH

Police nab 2 more Lagos airport robbery suspects

Body of drowned teenager recovered in Lagos

Two nabbed over attempt to derail trains in Ogun

N12bn Pension Scam: More troubles for accused

I’ll volunteer to lead Jonathan’s 2015 campaign if… – Archbishop Ojo

Union Bank pensioners petition PenCom, allege breach of Pension Reform Act

If you get tattoos, so will we, Obama tells daughters

Onitsha River port has not been abandoned – Minister

Ex-bin laden secretary gets life for 1998 embassy bombings role

Executive-Legislature friction strengthens democracy – Mark

Man re-arraigned for fraudulently obtaining N100m from First Bank

Why we support National Open Sports Festival, Youth Games – NSC

Vision 20: 2020 target, not realisable – Minister

UNN student attempts suicide

NSCDC arrests 2 railway vandals in Ogun

Truck crushes motor boy in Kwara

CAF U-17: Eaglets beat Tunisia 4-2, cruise to final

Groups advocates tax exemption for parents of special needs children

20 killed, 480 houses razed in CAR attack

CBN Gov says huge security spending, guns cannot guarantee security

Nigerians have yet to reap full benefits of 488 bilteral agreements — Minister

Suarez banned for 10 games for biting

Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid: Are we expecting more surprises?

Boko Haram amnesty panel says talks with Islamists possible

S.Africa’s Tutu in hospital for ‘persistent infection’

Etisalat bids to buy Vivendi’s Maroc Telecom stake

Pope appeals for release of Syrian bishops

Boko Haram: Come up with solutions that ‘ll restore peace, Jonathan tasks amnesty c’ttee

Eclampsia responsible for 80% maternal deaths in Nigeria – USAID

Heineken Q1 profits up but weaker demand in Europe, Nigeria

Sunil Bharti Mittal appointed as Vice-Chairman of ICC

Boston bombing suspect divulges role, may face ‘rare’ fed execution

Why I relocated to Warri- Gov Uduaghan

9 burnt in mysterious gunpowder explosion

Casillas, Benzema on Real bench as Mourinho names squad against Dortmund

Barca ‘need a miracle’ after Bayern defeat!

NFF is run by bad managers – Adokiye

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Words Never Enough

Man, 40, jailed 6 months over fake number plates

Treason: MASSOB dares FG

Boko Haram: Jonathan at crossroads

N12bn pension scam: EFCC re-arrests ex-director, 9 others

Alleged felony: Trial of Leadership reporters suffers setback

PIB: Echoes of resource control resonate at House Public hearing

Govs Yero, Kwankwaso reject PIB

Amaechi sets up caretaker c’ttee for ObioAkpor LG

PDP guber aspirants in Ekiti cry foul over billboards removal

Stakeholders caution against bloodbath over Edo election results

Boda Lati Femi Fani–Kayode

Jonathan inaugurates committee on Boko Haram today

Boko Haram: Give amnesty to MASSOB too – Seigha

PIB and the IOC’s final final

Armed bandits kill one in Delta

Fayemi consoles drowned 7-yr-old boy’s family

EFCC docks man, 30, for allegedly stealing $4,000

No cause for alarm on Nigeria’s economy – Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi

Jonathan’s gift to Nigerian women

NCS seeks approval for planned Lagos IT park

Jonathan asks Senate to confirm new Secretary, members of EFCC

Presidency seeks cooperation with Senators, Reps

Why you should deal with a registered insurance broker

Rivers Assembly rejects new PDP exco

Is your business protected by insurance?

Nembe petitions UN, demands $1bn from Shell, AGIP over damages

Lagos goes tough on illegal train passengers

Ondo guber: Mimiko, Oke, Akeredolu express confidence in tribunal

Change network, retain number as mobile number portability takes off

Policeman indicts former colleagues over murder charges

Colossal waste: Unoccupied FG property dot the landscape

MTN secures N407bn loan from Zenith, 23 other banks

Boko Haram: Catholic cleric, group caution FG over amnesty

Anambra commences distribution of N1bn agric loan to farmers

Kidnap kingpin opens up on their operation

Nigeria will continue to fail under Sport Ministry – Adokiye

The Uduaghan-Ochei tug of war

Eagles: Keshi explains Anichebe’s exclusion

A mixed British farewell for the Iron Lady

Man charged for stealing N3.4m petroleum product

Bayern thrash Barca in semi-final first leg

Wife accuses husband of taking 2-yr-old son to hotels daily

Ibadan fire: N500m property lost – Council boss

Driver involved in head-on collision with Gov. Okorocha’s car unknown

LSBTS canvasses voluntary blood donation

‘My Pikin contains contaminant’

Nigerian young leaders for One Young world summit

Plateau College of Education yet to convoke after 23 yrs

Kenya name 25-man squad for Nigeria

CAF U-17: We’re ready for Tunisia – Eaglets Skipper

Nassarawa State varsity to remain closed – Gov

Couple arrested for selling new born twins for N200,000 each

Housewife docked for false information in Lagos

Global economic agenda is to end extreme poverty by 2030

HP restates commitment to transform server market

Drama as suspect weeps in court

Unilorin wins inter-varsity quiz competition in agriculture

A Man!

Nigeria lead poisoning treatment starts after long delay

Madrid have to win European Cup – Mourinho

Rescue workers battle to reach Baga bloodbath site

Boston blast injury toll up to 264: official

PPPRA to publish list of accredited products suppliers

Kidnap of Syrian bishops sparks global concern

BP earmarks $540m for S.Africa, Mozambique

JTF operatives invade criminal hideouts in Azuzuama community

ACN condemns Baga killing,cautions JTF against

Strike continues, says ASUP president

Senate president orders investigation into Baga mayhem

Afenifere proffers solution to Nigeria’s problems

4 women in court for assaulting a policeman

Imo govt commences recruitment of trainees

Champions League semi-final : Anticipation as Bayern-Barca clash today!

How Van Persie treble fired United to 20th title

Achebe’s book in high demand

Yobe loses N700m annually to illegal tree felling

Okogie cautions Jonathan on amnesty for Boko Haram

Bayern Munich vs Barcelona: Final before the final

Watch top Bundesliga league goals as Bayern play Barcelona

Threatening letter, powder sent to S. Korea minister

Ebonyi VVF Centre treats over 1600

Scores rendered homeless as fuel tanker fire razes buildings in Ibadan

Monday, April 22, 2013

Two sisters hack brother to death in Calabar

Hoodlums invade church after 2-yr-old boy died in septic tank

Rivers Assembly suspends Obio Akpor LG’s cabinet

Ikate residents flay PHCN for poor services

Interbrand awards excites Toyota boss

Lagos seeks redefinition of ‘host communities’

Edo LG Polls: Tainted and tough

LUTH runs 10 generators with 5,000 litres of diesel daily

70% of Nigerians had malaria in 2012 – POLL

Public, private hospitals partner to reduce maternal, infant mortality

Ikuforiji: Trial on money laundering suit resumes tomorrow

NDPHC to contribute 4,200MW to national grid

Nigeria experiences $380bn capital flight

Daniel, Bankole in closed-door meeting

Insecurity: Ihejirika urges military personnel to be at alert

Bloodbath in Maiduguri: 185 killed as soldiers, Boko Haram clash

Ogun sets up commission of enquiry on Ado-Odo crisis

Let’s know your stand on Boko Haram, ex-Ohanaeze President tells Northern leaders

NLC expresses worry over 7.2% growth rate

APGA: Umeh writes Jega, protests Awka convention

World Bank earmarks $300m for mortgage infrastructure in Nigeria

FG gets May 2 deadline in face-off with health workers

PPPRA to publish list of accredited products’ suppliers

Landlord docked for N12.9m theft

Lagos seeks UK assistance on energy development

Legal requirements for establishing companies

Medical tourism is gradually killing healthcare in Nigeria – ABUDU

PIB: Striving for a robust industry regulation (3)

Nwokocha, Atuegbu, Akinlotan fear for Eagles

Arunma Oteh: Let The Courts Decide

Eaglets promise to beat Tunisia

BPP saves N420bn for FG in 15 months – Eze

PDP, ANPP commiserate with Okorocha family

Anambra PDP chieftain advises FG not to grant amnesty to Boko Haram

Accugas builds N36bn facility to boost gas supply

FG, Ondo sign pact with UN-Habitat to tackle challenges of urbanization

Prof. Sir Robert Edwards Nobel Laureate: A tribute to a poineer and my teacher

All-new Kia Cerato settles in Nigeria

Lagos residents jittery over rising kidnap cases

Going, going, …unused allotted agricultural land risk revocation

Investors Forum: Be familiar with the regulators

2015: We’re set for battle – APC leaders

Transparency takes new meaning in Bayelsa

Delta 2015: NANS vows to mobilise for Keyamo

NGF chairman: Jonathan drums support for Gov Shema

Lagos-Badagry Expressway: Unending reconstruction, unending agony

Jonathan appoints chairmen for 67 parastatals

Murder: Court admits police pistol as evidence

Oshiomhole swears in LG chairmen

Vanguard’s reporter, Rosemary Onuoha, wins Citibank’s journalists’ awards

Mikel to face Clattenburg again

Police patrol van crushes man in Lagos

I regret not signing Osaze, says Redknapp

Ladipo auto market President docked over alleged N52m fraud

Soldier, widower killed as gunmen abduct monarch in Rivers

Why kidnappings, other vices are on the increase – Police

INVESTORS SPEAK: Students express opinions on investment in shares

Top 10 performing stocks

APGA: Lawyers fight over who should represent party

Bishop Tutu leads committee for Achebe’s burial

Man arraigned over N800, 000 obtained under pretence

FG seeks N91bn grant from World BanK to finance education sector

PHCN: Preferred bidders get certificates

Securing the peace of the country

PIB: Former economic adviser seek immediate re-negotiation of PSCs

WAGPCo explains recent gas flaring

PENGASSAN tasks FG on oil theft, vandalism

Champions League Semis: Messi will be Barca’s key in Munich – Xavi

N300m fraud: You’ve no powers to try me again, pension thief, Yusufu, tells EFCC

Arsenal appeal over Giroud red card

185 killed, 2000 houses destroyed in gun duel between soldiers, Boko Haram

I want my songs to be hits in America & Europe – Moses Idols 3 winner

FA charge Suarez over biting incident

Premier Legaue: Suarez bite fine to go to Hillsborough

Fire engulfs ICT building at INEC

Baga Killings: Gov. Shettima vows to relocate to Baga if…

Pastor in court for stealing female church member’s underwear

Court orders woman to remarry after husband’s disappearance

We will pass PIB that will stand test of time – Dakuku

CBN stops polymer production, reverts to paper note

Late Dagrin remembered Three years after…

Aging: Risk of developing dementia declines

Spain rescues 32 African migrants at sea

Premier League: United on title brink, Suarez in ‘biting’ controversy

Watch ‘perfect’ goals of weekend matches

D’banj releases scape goat remix ft Kanye West

‘Dozens’ killed in Borno gun battles

Boston bomb suspects ‘innocent’, framed by FBI – father

NBA: Spurs cruise past Lakers, Thunder rout Rockets

INEC’s unnecessary distractions

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Agbaso’s Untidy Removal

10 die in multiple road crashes in Delta

Aregbesola is destroying our legacies – Wole Oke

JTF arrest vessel, barge, boats laden with stolen oil

Merger irrevocable – ACN

Uduaghan to Delta Assembly: You’ve no powers to legislate for me

Why Northern leaders shun amnesty committee

Delta youths give Orogun’s kidnappers 4-day ultimatum

Anti-corruption fight is for everyone, says PDP

Army gets new barracks in Osun

Amnesty not for trouble-makers – Tinubu

Police recover explosive materials in Bauchi

Alleged N1.5m bribe: Court quashes charges against Iheanacho

Govs’ Forum should not be used to play national politics – Dickson

Eaglets ‘ll be African champs – Chukwu

NFF replies Amiesimaka

These Eaglets are human after all

NEC meeting: PDP, Presidency move against governors

CBN’s monetary policies killing Nigerian economy – MAN

The floods next time

Heritage Bank: The possibility of zero CoT charge

Ndukwe says broadband expansion fuels economic growth

Pilgrims commission warns air carriers, ground handlers

As ACN takes the plunge…

Amendment of 2007 CBN Act: Matters Arising

PDP’s Rivers of intrigues

Osun to striking lecturers: We’ve given our best

Insurgency in Nigeria requires global solution

Sack: I’ll wait for Keshi to return – Okpala

Mobile Number Portability finally takes off today

UN condemns killing of Nigerian peace-keeper in Sudan

Buhari, Tinubu political liabilities – Jonathan

Soldiers nab fake Police officer with 100kg of Indian hemp

NIMASA boss summoned over premature retirement

Lagos chief, 5 others arraigned for allegedly stealing N5m

NJC considers petitions against 23 judges across the federation

Edo LG polls: ACN floors PDP

Ahmed Musa scores in Moscow derby

African Energy trains Nigerians on renewable energy

One dies as fire guts building in Lagos

Bible a ‘copy’ of Koran, bombing suspect told neighbor

Serena gives US lead over Sweden in Fed Cup

Auto-crash: Okorocha’s life not threatened – London doctor

8 gang rape sex worker

Amaechi flays court verdict on Rivers PDP Exco

Achebe for burial May 23

Blessing Okagbare best women’s 200m in 2013

United on title brink, Suarez in ‘bite’ shame

Boston attack: Runners pay tributes at London Marathon

Nigeria@100 still imports household goods – Micro entrepreneurs

I am interested in rural devt, income generation – Grace Oluwatoye

NDLEA arrests 3 undergraduates, nursing mother for alleged drug peddling

Protesters in final bid to block France gay marriage law

US Report on Cover your face in shame, ACN tells PDP, FG

Justus Esiri , Masbe, Afolayan,  Effah , others win AMAA

Saturday, April 20, 2013

How kidnappers of Okonjo-Iweala’s mum killed 72-yr-old woman

Tony Blair to Jonathan: Provide security for Nigerians!

The Kingdom of the Rich

Miserable Life of Second Republic Senate President : I live on charity — Dr. Joseph Wayas,

Lagos ACN’s tenure elongation for LG councils exposed – Obanikoro

RECONCILIATION IN PDP: The fear of a rampaging Obasanjo

Row over N50,000 pre-paid meters

Ayo Oritsejafor: The dogged lion equipping people

CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Rangers ready to roll over Recreativo Libolo

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind

CHESS: A National Legacy

NIPP: The importance of being serious

Killing Chudi Nwike

Mba: Gov Uduaghan please act now

Memories of Christy Stallings

UCH: Give unto Caesar, what belongs to him

Femi Aribisala and his errand boy God

OMO Art Exhibition: Three students emerge winners

These Fulanis are no cattle rearers, they are rapists – Obi Onicha-Ugbo

KATSINA: ‘How we built N3bn Govt House with accrual from bank lodgements’

‘Jonathan may be the last president of Nigeria if…’

Why APC will never rule Nigeria — Isa Yuguda

BOKO HARAM AMNESTY: Scratching the surface of a nation’s festering sore

Battle for APC franchise shifts to court

AMNESTY FOR BOKO HARAM: The Price of Reckless Engagement

Igbo presidential candidate: A step in the right direction

The historical plight and precarious future of Igbo people – Kalu

Airtel declares readiness for number portability

Youth empowerment is the road to peace in Abia – Gov Orji

The Uncle Wole Awolowo I knew

The Boko Haram amnesty conundrum, by Chris Okotie

APC copied our manifesto — PDP

We want amnesty, N-Delta oil bunkerers tell FG

Allegations against Delta leaders dismissed

Students stab lecturer to death

Plateau: 2 killed, 1,000 rendered homeless

Africa U-17 Championship: Eaglets salvage image, pummel Congo 7-0

Boko Haram amnesty: CAN carpets JNI over comment on Oritsejafor, others

Inside Lagos secret jetties: Police, oil pipeline vandals in eight-hr gun duel

Bayern warm-up for Barca, win 6-1 in League game

US looks for motive after capture of bomb suspect

Kidnapped Ejigbo LCDA boss, Bamigbetan regains freedom

Bombers’ path to Boston may have begun online

The agony of a mother on her cerebral palsy child

Premier League : Arsenal go third, QPR, Reading on the brink

Legal tussle against Olubadan stool adjourned

Nadal, Djokovic set up dream Monte Carlo final

“My Pikin” case: NAFDAC gets date to examine witness

Lingering puzzle over victims of Lagos river accident

Man kills friend over girlfriend

 Gov Okorocha in auto accident

“Merger against PDP will fail” 

The brothers Tsarnaev: suspected Boston bombers

NECO: Can it weather the storm?

Boston bomb suspect captured after huge manhunt

Friday, April 19, 2013

Permit for tinted glass is free – IGP

Edo LG Polls: Police deploy 5,000 men

Nine feared dead as suspected Fulani herdsmen ambush commuter bus in Benue

Only Sango, Ogun deities can stop politicians from being corrupt – Alex Akinyele

First Top Ten Emerges in Sexiest in Nollywood

Between Boko Haram and MEND’s renewed attacks

bothered and bewildered

Anambra/Kogi border: 19 persons missing, 22 houses burnt in renewed clash

Female gang member arrested at bank premises over ransom paid by kidnap victim

17 killed in Plateau attacks in one week – STF

The man, JIM IYKE & his many undoings

Fraud rocks LG councils in Delta, Assembly raises alarm

Catholic Church Bombing: Kabiru Sokoto pleads not guilty, remanded in Prison

Encomium Magazine crowns Ebube Nwagbo as Most Elegant Entertainer

AFN: We need world standard performances – Nesiama

Workers flay imposition of female director at Agric Ministry

Alleged treason: S-Court okays MASSOB leader, Uwazuruike, six others for trial

NDA Chairman murdered in Ilorin

2014 NSF: Cross River begins recruitment drive

Family of beheaded woman calls on IGP for justice

S-H-O-C-K-E-R: Rape victim remanded, suspect granted bail by Lagos court

Of life and legacy

Rivers PDP Crisis: No plans to impeach Amaechi – Legislature

Is Room 027 Porn?

Okpala to NFF: I dey laugh

AMAA 2013: Who becomes African queen of the screen?

NFF in better position to resolve Keshi, Yobo feud – Siasia

Diesel Scam: S-Court declines to reinstate sacked CBN Director

Day Amnesty ”settled” delegates

Cleric blasts politicians as Jonathan, Govs, others bid Oluwole Awolowo farewell

‘Why Oshodi / Isolo LG impeached Leader’

Police raid Delta kidnap headquarters, arrest 50 suspects

FG, OGSG protocol officials clash at Awo’s funeral

JAMB at crossroads, NECO’s fate unknown

Governor Imoke must hear this

Jahborne set America on fire with ‘Oga at the Top’ single

I have done a song that will live after me – Jaywon

New Rivers pdp chair resumes at party secretariat

80 persons arrested over Orogun festival in Delta

Okorocha cheats death by whiskers

Countries that expand opportunities for women achieve greater prosperity – Azeez

Lagos gets cerebral palsy centre

NNPC GMD buries slain brother amidst tears

Onicha-Ugbo monarch denies rift in Kingdom

Late Goldie willed properties to charity

Boston bombings: timeline of developments

Edo advises residents to vacate flood-prone areas

Don’t quit

Uncle to Boston terror suspect: ‘Turn yourself in’

Aki steps out with wife in grand style

Omotola makes TIME’s 100 World Icons list

We can’t continue to deceive ourselves about one Nigeria – Adebiyi

Indonesian who won Knorr Taste Quest reality TV show tells his story

Petitions against Military Pensions Board written out of ignorance – Commodore Audu

NAFDAC raids outlets, seizes expired drugs in Benue

Attack on mosques, muslims: Kuku appeal to MEND

Obtaining tinted glass permit is free, says IG

Rangers woo fans to Sunday’s Champions League match

Mba, Agbim belong to Warri Wolves – NFA maintains

Lagos sentences 1,154 offenders to community service

Boko Haram: Kabiru Sokoto arraigned…as court grants request for transfer to Kuje Prison

Tight security as Awolowo’s funeral rites begin

Wearable Tech: Is iWatch the next big thing?

Ferguson dismisses Rooney’s move to PSG

Police kill Boston bomb suspect, hunt for second

Boston shut down in hunt for bomb suspect

Two years after Bauchi attack on corps members: Victims’ families seek justice

French family kidnapped in Cameroon freed

On El-Rufai and his ‘accidental’ book

We’ve no hand in Bamidele’s attack – Ekiti ACN

Harvest of goals in Asian football league

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Court remands driver over attempt to murder judge

Bye Iron Lady Thatcher

Adokiye wants NFF impeached

No going back on downsizing, NFF tells Adokiye

SONigeria restates commitment to athletes

No plan to scrap NECO, UTME, Minister tells Senate

Kidnappers may release Bamigbetan, Lagos council boss today

EFCC detains comm, AG over N1.7bn road contract …as Imo docks contractor

Dana crash: Coroner summons Aviation minister

ASUP set to disrupt academic activities, April 22

Controversy: Posing semi-nude for a New York based magazine: Adokiye opens up

PDP overflows in Rivers

Osun State govt lecturers vow to continue strike

Security agencies discover 23 illegal refineries in Anambra

Marginalisation: Urhobos to drag FG to The Hague

Immigration nabs 17 illegal aliens in Kaduna

NUT threatens strike over non payment of minimum wage

EDO LG Polls: Local Showdown

Congo match a must win — Maigari tells Golden Eaglets

PDP alleges Edo govt plans to manipulate LG poll results

Edo 2016: Ize-Iyamu, Edebiri seek Oshiomhole’s endorsement


Boko Haram: Ahmed Datti withdraws from committee

Poverty drops globally…there ‘re still challenges – World Bank

LG boss wades into Delta community’s crisis

Dangote Foundation boosts UNICEF fight against measles with over N70m

Why APC must take over – Party leaders

Be mindful in your treatment of women!

Death penalty for kidnappers: Uduaghan’s aide backs Delta lawmakers

The Best of Margaret Thatcher

More States’ll be created – NASS

Here comes phone that lasts two days without charge

12,000 persons infected with TB in Benue

Delta ethnic groups set to confront FG over OMLs

2015: AFC chieftain backs Jonathan

State cannot concession, toll Federal roads – Jonathan

What I have in common with Aminu Kano – Obasanjo

FG to earn N413bn from sale of power assets in 2013

Conflict: Benue, Taraba set up peace c’ttee

Nigeria’s external reserves still above $48bn – CBN

Court orders EDSIEC to refund monies collected from LG aspirants

FG targets 12m tonnes of liquid steel by 2020

Pharmacists blame kidney diseases on fake drugs peddlers

Tranex’s profit marred by tax burden, as revenue increases

NSA summons Rivers Information Commissioner

Kidnapping: Delta House kicks

TECNO targets digital media consumers with Q1 smartphone

FCT Minister’s anti-youths posture, threat to Nigeria’s future – ex-NANS leader

Ex-LG boss narrates ordeal with car snatchers

DAARSAT promises dedicated travel channel

APC ‘ll overcome obstacles, says Anambra ANPP chairman

Warri Wolves bag N50m ULO sponsorship deal

Rich Club List: Madrid dethrone Man U

Isaac Success targets Yekini’s record

BUA to build sugar refinery in Kogi

NBTE gives Oko polytechnic pass mark on pace of development

I was not quizzed by EFCC, says Enugu Perm Sec

S-East PDP denies giving bribe to impeach Okorocha

Interrogating Okpe developmental challenges

A call for truce or Keshi’s resignation

Fake Ghanaian medical doctor arrested in Lagos

Achebe Took Literature About Africans Global, by Kwame Appiah

How UNILAG student drown at Lagos beach

40% of deaths on highways caused by tanker, trailer drivers – FRSC

Sacrilege! How Ogun Oba was beaten, stripped naked in market square

Messi’s influence in Barca is spiritual

Bayelsa raises N.8bn to host AMAA

If … critics ‘d describe ruling party as a failure – Maku

Sokoto, BoA distribute N1.15bn agric loan deal

Jim Iyke Unscripted debuts on AfricaMagic

After you copy and paste…

IN THE EYES OF READERS: Marketing’ll decide tussle between Xperia Z , iphone5, GalaxyS3

Skye Bank’s net profit up by 873%

Champions League Final: Heineken sponsors 5 Nigerians to Wembley

Lille’s link thrills Oboabona

Nigeria has tremendous potentials in tourism – X-adebija

Livestock expert calls for modern technology to boost milk, meat production

Shell shuts key oil pipeline

Obama tells Boston bombers: ‘We will find you’

Texas blast: Rescuers in door-to-door search

Dangote Sugar proposes 50k dividend, Sterling Bank grows profit by 96%

‘Jonathan’s administration success rest on women’s shoulders’

ACN holds last convention, adopts APC as new party

Freedom of misinformation

Baba Suwe: Appeal Court hears arguments, reserves judgment

Boko Haram: Be courageous, fearless, Army urges Kano residents

Breaking News : EFCC arrests Imo Finance Comm, AG over N1b road contract

Computer Village generates $2bn annually to economy – minister

Melaye insists on his assassination attack story

Obama heads to Boston to mourn bombing victims

Psy’s “Gentleman” video praised and banned

“Nigeria does have a problem with corruption…” Okonjo-Iweala on Amanpour (Read transcript)

Police commences training for PPROs

Goals of the week – video

Palace denies claims by Prof Okonjo’s suspected kidnapper

Judiciary: Is justice for sale?

IG rejects planned mass burial for slain policemen in Bayelsa

Court orders 11 beggars to pay N1,000 fine each

What you must know about trips to Malaysia

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Age Cheats Cheat Us

Why my son should be Adamawa next governor, by Tukur

Mathematical Odegbami scores another goal

SURE P: Jonathan in the face of opposition

Where is our dad? Bamigbetan’s children ask sympathisers

Ondo Police parade 64 suspected criminals

How Black Heritage schowcased Lagos, Diaspora Citizens

We won’t recognise new PDP exco – Rivers LG bosses

Butchers protest members’ arrest

Nigeria loses N191bn to crude oil theft in three months

Death penalty for kidnappers: Delta House overrides Uduaghan

Lagos declares 3rd Mainland Bridge safe

Workers protest death of colleague at Chinese firm

Ajimobi sacks Ladoja’s nominees

Amosun’ll ruin Ogun – Ishola

Return of the Southern ghosts

Why Bamidele was attacked – Awe

It’s a presidential directive: Capture 32 states

Accessing credit still major problem for investors – LCCI

FG contracts World Bank to audit Destination Inspection scheme

Bauchi govt warns against bird flu

Edo revokes 101,548 hectares of land in private hands

Why our education sector continues to nosedive – Adefarasin

River blindness has a lot of economic implications – Joseph Ezigbo

FRSC abandons highways, mounts road blocks on inner roads

Lagos sets new rule on transfer of students in public schools

We need to work more for credible, fair polls – Jega

Celebrating a decade of fertility, conception and births

Suspected suicide bomber set ablaze after explosion in Kano

Drug cloning syndicate smashed in Lagos

Police hunt for fake developer that swindled clients of N60 million

State of Democracy in LGAs: Anambra Jinxed!

Looming varsity strike: Students plead with SSANU, govt

Gov Orji supports amnesty for Boko Haram

Court order: Okwu steps aside as APGA chairman

Mixed reactions trail Boko Haram c’ttee

U-N-C-O-V-E-R-E-D … nine illegal jetties used by vandals in Lagos

Be agents of change, group tells Nigerians

Hotel manager, accountant docked over N25m theft

Mourino quits Madrid next season

It’s embarrassing Nigeria’s still among countries with polio – Mark

NOSCEF demands creation of Northern Minorities Commission

No alternative to democracy – President Jonathan

DSTV splashes N230m on Basketball League

Group makes case for continuous workers’ education

UNN begins interfaculty sports competition

US woman drugs, cuts off husband’s penis

United held at West Ham, City sink Wigan

Ogun NDLEA arrests 63 drug suspects, 30 jailed

Mba’s problem is self inflicted – Players’ Agent

A late Cote d’ Ivoire goal sinks Nigeria

Nigerians lose bid to hold Shell accountable for rights abuses

Top US court rejects Ogoni torture case

Weak states, poor governance cause of insecurity in West Africa

CSR: PSC Solar donates streetlight to Police

Unilorin ASUU tasks Okonjo on development

Nasarawa Gov swears in 17 new commissioners

Airtel scales NCC’s quality of service hurdle

Philip Asiodu speaks at Oxford, Cambridge alumni luncheon

Nigerian-born Briton wants to play for Flying Eagles

FIFA opens bidding process for five competitions in 2016 and 2017

Columbia varsity researchers visit YABATECH

Obama says North Korea does not have nuclear missiles

Student in court over threat to father’s life

Letter addressed to Obama tests positive for ricin – FBI

Suspect of Boston bombing possibly identified

Boston bomb suspect arrested

Democratisation is not solution to Mali’s crisis

15 killed in Plateau attacks

Jonathan sets up committee to engage Boko Haram members.

Ex- minister misappropriated N3bn in contract scam, says witness

Court grants Nnamani leave to travel for medical check-up 

Give yourself 2 years in between pregnancies, gynaecologist advises women

2 scavengers sentenced 6 months inprisonment for stealing generator

Teachers want scrabble game included in schools curricula

Pulmonary Embolism: The silent killer

Governor Elechi reopens state-owned varsity

Zamfara records 100 fresh cases of lead poisoning in children

Britain bids farewell to Margaret Thatcher

New York Senate passes resolution on Achebe

Funeral: Thatcher ‘sparked storm of opinions’, bishop tells mourners

Update on botched Nollywood actor’s wedding: Meet Ezinne, Solomon’s other wife!

Women more attracted to men with large genitals – Study

Finally, Mourinho accepts to be Chelsea manager

Watch breath-taking goal scoring celebrations

Advocates of amnesty for Boko Haram are enemies of Nigeria – Anglican Bishop

Dickson’s aide faults planned amnesty for Boko Haram

Lack of funds stalls Lekki Port project

Security tops agenda as Jonathan, Zuma hold closed door meeting

Man allegedly kills friend over lover

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Assault On Freedom

Energy sector reforms stagnated – Experts

Boko Haram’s two-state solution to Nigeria

OPC joins manhunt for kidnappers of Ejigbo LCDA boss

Wolves deny N12m tag on Mba

The ICPC Report on the Nigerian university system (2)

2015: I’m still consulting – Jonathan

2015: Bombings’ll stop moments Jonathan declines to contest – Cleric

Boko Haram: Pay compensation to victims before amnesty – Ikedife

FG assures on completion of 2nd Niger Bridge

Be acquainted with stock brokers, registrars (2)

ACN raises alarm over state of Kaduna finance

Edo LG polls: Police warn against thuggery

Edo LG polls: Akhigbe predicts more bloodshed

Plateau threatens to blacklist non-performing contractors

2013 Imagine Cup: OAU, LAUTECH students to showcase at world finals

First Watch: The Ogun State Government and Oyan Dam

How to get the best shave

Boko Haram: FG tasks Northern leaders

London, Queen and a journalist

The coming of Senator Akpabio

UNIDO to spend N31.8bn on industrial sector in Africa

Two Leadership newspaper reporters charged with felony

Sacked Rivers PDP exco: Lawmakers, stakeholders kick

Nigerians must know what to do when stroke happens

Southern Mandate group cautions Boko Haram

APC: We will reclaim our stolen identity – Ikeagwuonu

We must bend policy lines to compete globally – Bindir, NOTAP boss

ACN faults Jonathan’s comments on 2015 elections

Mitchell Obi takes over AIPS Africa

State of Democracy in LGAs: Fulfilling all righteousness in Ebonyi

Posers over death of 8-yr-old girl in General Hospital

Edo Pdp alleges state govt’s spending of LG fund

Congo eye three points against Ghana

CWG, IBM, Infosys introduce IT solutions for financial service

NIGCOMSAT facilities, good for nation-building – CT Perm Sec

Rape: Zonta tackles stigmatisation

CAN U-17: Eaglets’ ll qualify for World Cup as champs – Garba

2015: Niger PDP zones guber candidacy to Zone C

USCIRF expresses concern over Muslim, Christian violence in Plateau

Court restrains IG from arresting Delta lawmaker

21st century belongs to African women – Cherie Blair

FCTA inaugurates committee to resettle Jabi-Yakubu residents

Three feared dead as container falls off truck

2015: Groups ask northern govs to save careers

Boston bombings: Boy killed waiting for Dad

Oba of Benin meets with Edo LG chairmanship candidates

Gov declares zero tolerance for kidnapping in Abia State

ASUU moves against VC over senate members of governing council

How I escaped assassination attempt – Melaye

Commuters stranded as bus drivers, task force clash

Soludo as Anambra solution

Key to launching in emerging markets

Siasia applies to coach Uganda

President Jonathan, IGP Abubakar urged to immortalise slain CP Asadu

Enyimba, Ismaili to play in President’s Cup

Qatar Foundation launches ‘Passion Drives Our World’ competition

Threat of immigrants

IDEA to revolutionize Nigeria’s software industry

Achebe, religion, renaissance and Bangladesh

Ekeji quits with a strong legacy

Two Leadership Newspaper reporters docked, released

NDLEA arrests 4 drug suspects at Seme

Man hangs self in Ebonyi

US to go to ‘ends of the Earth’ to find Boston bombers

Boston attacks ‘cowardly’ act of terror says Obama

Ogun PDP crisis : Obasanjo, Daniel, others reconcile

Fashola to lift ban on religious activities in schools

I am not a murderer, says Fayose

Court dissolves 5-yr-old marriage over childlessness

MEND’s attack threat unjustified – Group

Presidency reiterates Jonathan’s position on 2015 election

Protesters plan to pelt Thatcher’s coffin with eggs, coal or milk

Abductors of Bamigbetan, Ejigbo LCDA boss demand $1m ransom

Garden egg useful for weight reduction says nutritionist

Ogun royal father striped naked, palace destroyed

EU, NATO react with horror at Boston attacks

Japan’s Nagano Marathon to go ahead despite Boston blasts

US military helicopter crashes near N. Korea border

Watch interesting goal-scoring skills and incredible misses

Ejigbo LCDA Chairman kidnapped

Subsidy scam: How oil dealers used ‘dead’ vessel to dupe Nigeria of N1.5bn

Monday, April 15, 2013

Rape: Osun monarch gets judgment date

Borno widows beg Boko Haram to embrace amnesty

NNPC GMD to Yero: My brother shouldn’t die in vain

6 die, four injured in Enugu auto crash

Stop depending on govt funds – Gaiya tells NFF

Overseas medical trips: FMOH prepares memo to stop govt sponsored trips for public servants

Threat to dump Jonathan in 2015: Northern govs bluffing – M-Belt groups

Tinubu, Saraki, Adefaye visit Fayemi

Okpekpe race excites Gov. Oshiomhole

7 feared dead as rainstorm wreaks havoc in Onitsha

NUJ to shut media houses over unpaid salaries

Rivers releases purchase agreement for two helicopters

From empire to country: Framework for security planning in Nigeria

Nigeria earns N599bn from crude, FG overspends by N178bn

Keshi: Obienu wants Presidency to intervene

Don’t dare us, Northern youths warn MEND

Akpabio flays illegal detention, murder of A-Ibom natives in diaspora

Community accuses Agip of oil spill cover up in Bayelsa

CNPP scribe asks INEC to probe ‘illegal APGA Convention’

Nigerian ships risk detention under new enforcement law

We must sustain the momentum – National Cricket coach

WAPCo to recommence operation April 30

Toxins and Cancer: Exactly what to (2)

Oil majors, others shun marine safety policy

Court sacks Rivers PDP exco loyal to Amaechi

EFCC detains, releases former NSPMC boss

If we permit shanties, we’ll lose value – Ayinde

Onokerhoraye urges FG to fund private universities

State of Democracy in LGAs: Pulsating heartbeat in Edo

Nigeria Heart Foundation adopts 5 strategies to attain UN target

30 foreign investors eye acquisition of 10 power plants

N14.1bn Golf Estate set to boost upscale housing in P-Harcourt

Fugar mayhem: I’ll sign killers’ execution – Oshiomhole

Real reason red meat is bad for the heart

New Yellow Card will be difficult to fake, says Minister

Lagos goes tough on illegal school levies

Lagos govt vs Butchers: Meat distribution causes face-off, court case

IGP, CP & PSC dragged to court for contempt

Boko Haram: Ebonyi PDP youths condemn FG’s amnesty move

Obama vows to hold culprits of Boston blasts accountable

44 persons remanded in Delta prison over rape, others

Police boost security across US after Boston blasts

New York boosts security after Boston blasts: police

New York boosts security after Boston blasts – police

Boston police say third explosion near JFK library

Minister seeks public-private sector collaboration to reduce housing deficit

Two dead, 23 hurt in Boston Marathon blasts – police

NCAA grounds British Airways aircraft over engine failure

CAN kicks against celebration of Nigeria’s Centenary in crisis time

Prove critics wrong, Aregbesola urges Muslims

Top 5 goals in German Bundesliga

Life remains unbearable at Unilag Estate, Magodo

I was dehumanised by prisons officials, Fayose tells court

Two dead, 22 injured in Boston Marathon

Many injured in blast at Boston marathon finish line

Quarter of a million newborns die annually in Nigeria – Experts

PIB: Striving for a robust industry regulation (2)

Ghanaian Stars join Sexiest in Nollywood ‘Quest’

Lagos loses 40% of harvested products yearly

Insecurity: FG expedites action on identity management

Botched Akiyesi’s wedding: Overcomers Church issue fresh statements

Stand against terrorism, Aregbesola tasks Muslims

Reviving the Steel sector

Asari Dokubo to MEND: Don’t throw Nigeria into religious crisis

Heartland FC set to win 2012/2013 NPFL, says Ndubueze

NSCDC to deploy 10,000 for UTME nationwide

Jega says INEC to issue 10-year permanent voters

Court orders release of Mubarak on killings, held on other charges

Africa Cup-winning coach Kermali dies

N500m Google suit:  Court adjourns till June 18

Mandela ‘doing well’ following hospital release – wife

Breaking news: EFCC arrests former NSPMC boss, Ehi Okomoyon

Top Four Target: Hold your nerves, Wenger tells Gunners

Chavez heir, Maduro wins Venezuela vote, opposition cries foul

Married Nollywood actor Solomon Akinyesi plans secret wedding with mistress… wife storms venue

Watch highlights of weekend matches

Polio vaccine developer Koprowski is dead

Study shows wearing a bra could hinder breast health

Edo warns PDP against alleged perpetration of falsehood

INEC’s permanent backwardness

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Countries that cease to exist

Political Boko Haram behind rejection of Amnesty – Yuguda

Employing a Technical Director in the absence of funds…’

Communal conflict claims 7 lives in C-River

Minister prepares bill to stop overseas medical treatments for officials

Our critics should be in jail – Amosun

Delta to get additional 100 police divisions

Corporate Nigeria spends over N23bn on CSR

Top African officials meet over improving revenue administration

Amnesty: There should be compensation for victims – Nwokedi

APGA: Umeh is gone forever – Okwu

Ekiti Police under pressure to cover up Jeje’s murder – PDP

Maigari: Eagles will win in Kenya

Fugar mayhem: Akhigbe urges IG to fish out killers

45 years after: Boro’s remains for reburial at Heroes Park, Yenagoa

Gunmen kill brother of NNPC’s GMD in Kaduna

Soldiers rescue kidnap victim, arrest suspect in Lagos


To my brother Agric Minister

ASO housng confab: Jonathan pledges reduction in property transaction fees

Deep seated concern for safety, health, environment moved me to oil sector – Sylvester Egwu

Boko Haram: Collapse of amnesty may lead to civil war, Bola Ajibola warns

SAHCOL invests over N20bn on ground handling equipment

GM crops have role to play in feeding the world – Prof Leaver

MEND threatens to kill Muslim clerics, bomb mosques from May 31

Nigeria, this is your chance, if … can stop stealing

FG’s “suicide mission”

Govt contractors should show proof of compulsory insurance – CIIN

Global policy actions needed to stay ahead of economic crisis

Ekiti Police under pressure to cover up Jeje’s murder – PDP

Construction workers condemn members’ abduction

NBC imposes N2m fine on Liberty FM Kaduna for professional misconduct

Achebe: The novelist as class teacher

2015 Presidency: Northern govs set to dump Jonathan

EFCC probes Enugu’s N13.6bn secretariat project

Accident victim’s body recovered from Majidun river

Four die, three injured in Osun building collapse

Reps divided over amnesty for Boko Haram

FG sets N1.4trn target for Customs

Bankers Committee divided over interest rate peg for SMEs

FirstBank: Strategising to retain retail dominance

McNichols targets 300% production expansion

IFC, EDC to promote entrepreneurial development in Nigeria

Family planning reduces maternal, infant mortality – Gynaecolgist

10 killed in Delta as villagers, herdsmen clash

Electricity consumers to pay N50,000 for pre-paid metres

ACN to FG: Put an end to crude oil theft

Speaker dispels rumour of impeachment plot against Gov Elechi

Obi, Ezeife mourn slain former Anambra deputy governor

Tinubu, Osoba, Fashola, Ikuforiji for NUJ guest house ground breaking ceremony

FESTAC 77 responsible for Nigeria’s woes – Cleric

Zuma to visit Nigeria on Tuesday

Elderson wins Portuguese league cup

Begging remains serious offence in FCT

Eaglets maul Ghana 6-1

Our position on amnesty for Boko Haram misrepresented – Ohanaeze Ndigbo

RLPC- Nigeria’s Dangote Group seeks debut $3.5b syndicated loan

Experts differ on gains of including Nigeria’s bonds in Barclays

Northern speakers want govs included in amnesty c’ttee

NSE Index falls by 2.3%, as Total declares N4.7bn PAT

Global power leader, Cummins, to invest in Nigeria

US senator slams Cuba trip by Beyonce, Jay-Z

ZENITH most customer focused bank in Nigeria – KPMG

Premier League: United close on title, Sunderland win derby

Manchester City beat Chelsea 2-1 to reach FA Cup final

Okoku accuses NFF of pursuing vendetta against Keshi

Nine-man suicide commando raid, car bombs leave 19 dead in Mogadishu

Korean Air jet makes emergency landing in Japan

Syria air strikes kill 12 children

Pope adviser Pell says Catholic Church needs ‘better discipline’

Iranian President on west Africa tour

Pope Francis appoints new Bishop for Catholic Diocese of Nsukka

Confederation Cup: CAF disqualify Heartland

Silva injured; Terry, Lampard on bench as Chelsea, Man City battle

Air mishap averted at Margaret Ekpo airport Calabar

3 killed, four injured in Ogun auto crashes

CAF disqualify Heartland Confederation Cup

Venezuela votes for Chavez revolution or change

Rising cases of oil theft put Nigeria’s economy in jeopardy – ACN

CBN governor advocates drug test for political office seekers

Brazilian don advocates preservation, protection of Yoruba culture

I’m waiting for Keshi’s return, says Okpala

Saturday, April 13, 2013

3 feared dead as bus plunges into Lagos river

HORROR AT NOON: How militants killed policemen in Bayelsa State

Passengers lambast critics of airport remodelling

Ohaneze, at Kano blast scene, backs amnesty for Boko Haram

Identifying enemies of Nigeria Football League

FAAC shares N518.389bn amid Minister, Commissioners row

Benin-Ore Road crash: 51 bodies get mass burial

Epileptic power supply: Will NIPP break the ice?

Dilemma Over Boko Haram Amnesty: What northern governors can do – Aliyu

The university degree not superior to HND – Onukaogu

Seven Nigerian Writers participate in Women Conference in Ghana

A week is a long time in politics….

Demise of the eagle on the tallest Iroko tree

Anambra: Why we can’t hold LG elections now – SSG

Lagos to curb violence against women

Economy in the first quarter not satisfactory – Prof Ekpo

The contract scandal in Imo

Elegant narrative of a stewardress

Centenary and the Nigerian woman

On the brink of war: Consider the consequences first – 2

The job creation question

PDP: A body without a head?

Aliko Dangote Unscripted: The gravest danger confronting Nigeria

Uplifting good governance in Ogun State – Olufunso Amosun

When women gather expecting God to do it again

Changing rainfall patterns in Nigeria and global warming

Land reform will empower Nigerians – Falae

I Am Greater Than Isaiah

Lokoja in the Centenary Celebration

EAST-WEST ROAD: The task is daunting; but we will deliver in 2014 – Minister of State for N-Delta

CAN Under-17: Eaglets face Gabonese test

Confederations Cup: Prove your case, CAF tells Heartland

87,555 pupils seek admission into Unity Schools

Real’s Mourinho jets in to watch Dortmund

Chinua Achebe: Ogidi man first, Ogidi man last

Banking recapitalisation is fundamental policy error – Ex Finance Minister

Wigan sink Millwall to reach first FA Cup final

How we will decide JAMB, NECO’s fate, by Nyesom Wike, Minister of State for Education

PSG continue march towards French title

Premier League: Controversial penalty inspires Arsenal victory…up to third

‘Please tell the beloved Achebes’

‘God, why did four family members die on daughter’s graduation day?’

17 times in detention, Joe Okei-Odumakin opens up: I met my husband in prison

Robber uses explosives, hostages in brazen jailbreak

Plane misses runway, lands in sea

2, 000 have been recruited as child soldiers in CAR

Messi, Iniesta out of Zaragoza clash

Police deny killing during protest at TASCE

Pope choses eight cardinals to advise him, study reforms

Agent hints at Bayern exit for unhappy Gomez

UN intervention force for DRC to have 3,069 troops

Friday, April 12, 2013

aspects of the amnesty deal

Amnesty : How far will it go?

Boko Haram and the case for amnesty

Ogun to investigate alleged rape of two minors by pastor

40 year-old owner of illegal maternity home arraigned in court

We need world standard performances – Nesiama

2013 budget: Lagos records 61% first quarter performance

Obioma woos female investors to Cross River

CAF U-17 Championship begins in Morocco

I regret being a divorcee – Monalisa Chinda

We haven’t purchased any new aeroplanes – Amaechi

20 women raped, police van burnt as hoodlums invade Agbarha-Otor

World Cup qualifier: Kenya FA bemoans suspension of key players

Golden League: AFN, athletes spoil for war over N2m prize money

Once everybody has equal rights, we would have a better world – Stene Agboola

FAJ debuts with MEGA awards

Amike promises new NAATO

Tribute to the love of my life, Prof. Amata

R-E-V-E-A-L-E-D: The grand plot to ease Keshi out of Eagles

Ola Rotimi’s ‘The gods are not to blame’ for the big screen

Slain Kwara CP, Asadu buried amidst tears

At last, Michael Whyte steps out with Alright

What it feels like to be pregnant

Margaret Thatcher: Why you may love or hate her

Okpala to NFF, I dey laugh

Let there be light

How the idea of new UPN was mooted – Frederick Fasehun

Soldier, six terrorists die in Kano gun duel

Customs impound N77.8m imported poultry products

How Boko Haram killings will end – Turton

Nollywood in the 1st quarter of the year

Man, 24, allegedly beaten to death by colleagues for using motorbike to rob

Boko Haram: Finally, amnesty comes to ‘ghosts’

Rivers govt denies purchasing helicopters for 2015 election

N25b fraud:Goje loses bid to stop trial

Give me back my daughter, says father of student killed by lightning

How drug cloning syndicate was smashed in Lagos

Imo police nabs 3 child traffickers

Abuja Football College to produce more world stars – Bozidar

Kenya, Ethiopia athletes set for showdown in Okpekpe

Justus Esiri laid to rest

Osibodu advises visually impaired on commitment in sports

Imo Commissioner resigns

Argentine priest defrocked for backing gay marriage

Zuckerberg, Facebook founder to visit A/Ibom

Baby boy dumped in refuse, burnt to death

Kabioosi Queen returns with My Testimony

Two die as PDP, ACN youths clash in Edo

NNPC/PPMC Clears air on Imminent Fuel Scarcity

Kidnappers release 90-yr-old woman after 6 nights

Champions League semis: Barca, Real avoid each other

IVF babies are normal babies – Dr Ajayi

We ’ll wear Wigan down – Shittu

IG pays tribute to slain CP, promises to fish out killers

Moses, Debbie go for gold as Nigerian Idol season 3 ends!

Chelsea can cope with hectic spell – Benitez

Dakore Egbuson, AY, Abebrese to host AMAA 2013

Nigeria is a terrorist state – Gen Idada

Cynthia Osokogu was asphyxiated – Pathologist

Over 20,000 candidates to write NCEE in Lagos centres

Oshiomhole revokes Igbinedion’s land

Mercy Aigbe blasts blogger over infidelity story

NFF Salary Slash: Amiesimaka urges personnel to check terms of contracts

Indian Govt to establish Textile Institute in Kaduna

Soldier, 6 militants killed as JTF foils attack in Kano

Champions League Semis: Spanish, Germans kept apart

It’s Chelsea-Basel, Benfica-Fenerbahce in Europa League semis

Couple disagrees over paternity of children

N. Korea threatens to bomb Japan

Boko Haram: Case of amnesty and justice to the aggrieved

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Don’t sell our national heritage

Ph.D holder, kidnap kingpin on the run

Policeman allegedly shoots foreigner to death in Lagos

Abia residents panic over return of kidnapping, child trafficking

Heavy shooting continues in oil-rich Okpeze

Gunmen kill 4 policemen, three civilians, cart away rifles in Yobe

Fuel shortage imminent as NNPC stops loading of product in S-West

Education on good food choice- solution to child nutrition challenges

FG empowers 300 ex-Niger Delta militants

Banks to appoint 30% women board members – Sanusi

I ‘ll not leave PDP – Amaechi

Amnesty for Boko Haram: Clark warns against perpetuation of criminality

Bakassi: FG promises to respond to attacks on Nigerians by Camerounian gendarmes

Finance commissioners walk out of FAAC meeting in anger

26 Nigerians denied refugee status in UNHCR camp, Tunisia

ASUP threatens strike over FG’s nelglect of polytechnic education

Patrick Ekeji: Uncovered

Amosun sues for cooperation between councilors, LG bosses

Court halts Akingbola’s bid to travel abroad for treatment

Lagos resettles flood victims

Eagles: So much politics, gossip and blackmail

We’ll sustain fight against malaria – Amaechi

Reps reject 6-yr tenure for President, Govs; dump state creatio

Pay our arrears, pensioners beg Gov Oshiomhole

Edo traders protest alleged collection of N70,000 by govt agency

FG resolves hostility against Nigerian traders in Ghana

Tompolo Foundation re-opens abandoned Okerenkoko hospital

Belgore, others for PUNUKA 2013 lecture

Customs, LCCI, farmers to eradicate importation of frozen foods

Why NFF is unhappy with Keshi – Inyama

Celebrating Obahiagbon, master of bombast, at 53

Amaechi urged to fight crude oil theft

3 rising talents emerge winners in Pepsi music competition

Pardon and repentance

Princess set to wed

Kupa Victory bounces back after 10 years

12 firms endorse Golden Tulip music fiesta

Deputy Governor calls for Gender Equality

Terrorism: 250 illegal aliens arrested in Lagos

Ogoni community to FG: Prevail on Shell to clean up impacted environment

FG, not us needs amnesty – Boko Haram

Ban on importation of rice in 2016 achievable – Prof Marley

2015: Amaechi does not hate Jonathan – Princewill

Politicians ‘ll soon be stoned with their money – Shuaibu, Niger CPC chairman

The politics of amnesty: Ghosts vs politicians and the rest of us

Goodnight our Village Headmaster!

State of Democracy in LGAs: Uphill task for disunited opposition in Kwara

Vanguard’s roundtable: Stakeholders identify bane of child nutrition

Farewell to female icons

UPN: Is there panic in ACN?

Flood: Niger govt sets aside N26.5m to de-silt drainages

285 ANPP members decamp to PDP in Ebonyi

PVTA rallies support for immunisation

Customs Zone C seizes goods worth N225m

Police arrest ex-commissioner in Ibadan

China ‘frustrated’ with ally North Korea – US spy chief

Ijaw condemn killing of policemen in Bayelsa

Why Tukur should resign – Group

Rights group slams FG over amnesty for Boko Haram

FIFA rankings Eagles drop one step

Man remanded in prison for impersonating Army Lieutenant

IBB seeks support for govt on security challenges

Bayelsa police killings: Corporal returns alive as police pay N1m ransom

Chelsea qualify for Europa League semi-finals

Why I attempted to use my cousin for money ritual, by suspect

OPEC joins US in lowering 2013 oil demand growth forecast

Thatcher mourned by few in S. Africa

Total declares N4.7bn PAT as Mobil records drop in profitability

University lecturer abducted in Delta

Messi dependence a worrying trend for Barca

2,000 invited to Thatcher funeral

Shell returns to massively polluted Nigeria oil region

NAFDAC arrests suspected leader of drug cloning syndicate in Lagos

FG to launch Govt Services Portal 

Petrol shortage imminent in states as NNPC stops loading product

Nine killed in shootout at Yobe police station

ACN to Presidency: It’s not opposition’s business to spoon feed govt

Banda: A Zambian Lesson

Pakistan election candidate shot dead

‘Meat consumption needs to be checked, not stopped’

Health alert: 41% of Nigerians are hypertensive – official

Man remanded in prison for hacking wife to death with matchet

Boy, 13, commits suicide as 60-year old man defiles 12-year old gir

Google snaps Australian couple ‘having sex on road’

Presidency to Leadership Newspaper: You are not above the law

INEC: Jega, directors on war path over restructuring

Paul Okoye welcomes baby boy

Barcelona, hail supersub Messi

N. Korea keeps world on edge over missile launch

On the contrary, it is we that should grant you pardon – Boko Haram

Alamieyeseigha’s pardon: US remains adamant

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

4 policemen arraigned for allegedly killing 2 over N50

Rufai denies receiving money from Belgian govt

Police nab dispenser for injecting woman to death

Gunmen kill 4 Borno school c’ttee members, 3 others

Bayelsa killings: 3 suspects nabbed

FG to replace voters card with National Identity Cards

Battle for Glo’s N24m on as X-Factor auditions begin

Plateau govt blames violence on cattle rustling

Can a female commit rape? It’s difficult for a man to be raped – Prof Itse Sagay

Why UPN must be resuscitated – Fasehun

NUC: Nigerian varsities go paperless

Rights Group raises alarm over Nigerians on death roll

Braithwaite’s N10bn suit: Court refuses bank’s plea for time extension

Why Boko Haram amnesty’ll fail – Activist

Kidney transplant: Health ministry, cattle breeders disagree over patient’s bills

Research is key to agric production, food security – Abayomi Ojanuga

Enugu – Port Harcourt federal road goes bad 3 months after rehabilitation

A feast of colours from Old to New Testament

Anenih woos PDP govs, aggrieved members

Save us from hunger, disease, death, IBC pensioners plead

MOSOP gives condition for oil exploration in Ogoniland

Vanguard Personality Award: Babangida extols Gov. Amaechi’s educational strides

Golden Eaglets land in Marrakech

Construction workers decry high unemployment, expatriate quota abuse

In Ajegunle community, Paincare Outreach preaches good health

Tribute to Justus Esiri: Justus was larger than life itself

FG reassures on UTME, NECO

Erosion: Awka community cries out, says we’re at brink of extinction

Mandara’s death, a huge loss – Kalu

Justice Odunowo advocates death penalty for corruption

2015: Politician jailed for rape, lawyer flees, takes asylum in Germany

5 injured as soldiers, civilians clash over missing cows

Diamond, Fidelity banks to expand lending operations

Man docked for assault, unlawful possession

N40bn pension scam: EFCC re-arraigns 7 suspects

Union insists on payment of entitlements for ex-workers of Kaduna textiles, others

Destination Inspection: FG contracts World Bank to audit scheme

Residents call for completion of Jakande/Isheri-Oshun road

Presidential Pardon: Abuse of discretion is impunity

Why we called off April 10’s protest over pensioners’ plight – Labour

Loyalists dump Airhiavbere for ACN

NPA to acquire 3 vessels, beefs up security at ports

Education security retreat: Ghana’s IG to deliver keynote

Rivers Govt partners DAAR Communications on qualitative education

Rufai may go to jail over 200K Euro

Chime tasks corps members on nation-building

Nigeria pull out of 2014 CHAN

Unical inducts 42 radiographers

Call for Oshiomhole’s resignation ill conceived – Edo Professionals

Champions League: Pedro strike sees Barca through semis

Bayern beat Juventus to book semi-final spot

Azare College of Education lecturers suspend strike

2 jailed for robbing banker

EMPIN expands scholarship, fellowship for African public sector managers

Rivers to partner Ecowas on biolarvicides factory

Airtel crowned telecoms company of the year 2012

Buhari commends Jonathan on Boko Haram C’ttee

Minister attributes 1,400MW drop in power to facilities maintenance

Boko Haram insurgency, a conspiracy? (2)

CBN to sell treasury bills worth N310.94bn Thursday

Counsel’s absence stalls trial of 7 Boko Haram suspects

Akunyili condemns corruption in secondary schools

NFF to cut Super Eagles bonuses, coaches’ salaries

Shell begins pullout from Ogoniland

Messi on bench for Barcelona against PSG

Police arrest suspected kidnapper in Okitipupa

28 persons killed as Tiv farmers, Fulani herdsmen clash

Gunmen kill seven in Borno

$3m bribery scam: Farouk, Emenalo beg court to quash charge

Igbos should ostracize Okwu for calling Ojukwu ‘Extrimist’ – Umeh

Minimum Wage protest turns violent in Bauchi

Boy maimed by electrocution petitions Rivers House

Ekiti Dep. Governor, Olayinka for burial April 26

N458m bribe: Imo CNPP calls for prayers

Boko Haram: Gov Ahmed commends FG on Amnesty

Nigeria can become big player in steel manufacturing globally – Industrialist

Experts say high external reserves is a good development

N. Korea missile test : S. Korea, US raise threat alert

Police clamp down on vehicles with tinted glasses in Jos

Saudi beheads convicted murderer

US couple arrested after kidnapping own children

Champions League defeat: Malaga president calls for Dortmund inquiry

Suspected cultists invade Tai Solarin Col of Edu … disrupt exams

Students protest, vandalise school property in Jigawa

Mourinho praises brave Galatasaray

Judgments: Jiggles, Riddles

Woman docked over alleged maternity certificate forgery

Mourinho cheering PSG against Barca

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Pregnant woman, another killed as police, train hikers clash

UBTH conducts mass burial for 70 accident victims

Oshiomhole registers for 10km Okpekpe race

Fashola names housing estate after Anyaoku

PIB: Reps deny being under pressure

EFCC arraigns top police pension fund fraud suspect today

Family, friends gather for Esiri

Boko Haram amnesty can’t be funded with N/Delta resources – Ekiyor

Dramatic Dortmund join Madrid in last four

NUPENG flays declaration of force majeure by oil firms

Anenih’s ways!

Bayelsa police killings : Police recover 11 bodies

The ICPC Report on the Nigerian university system (1)

5 banks own 60% assets of Nigeria’s banking sector – The Banker

Activist condemns killing of 12 policemen in Bayelsa

Your life is worth insuring

Rapist on the prowl?

ICT has ensured greater efficiency, integrity – Mahmud, CAC’s Registrar-General

Why FG sacked law school DG, 6 others

Govs don’t comply with Public Procurement Act – Works Minister

Police officer’s wife in trouble for maltreating maid

Flood: Rivers Assembly grills commissioners on preparedness

The Oga not on top

Abike: Raising the bar of representation

Anenih is not usurping our functions – Tukur

Amokachi hits Champions Planet for Barca, PSG duel

More hurdles for AFCON hero, Mba

Uduaghan calls for teamwork between states, security agencies

Boko Haram amnesty: You’re on suicide mission, Christians tell FG

Dangote Co-operative records 46% growth in savings, declares N18m as dividend

CAF U-17 finals: Eaglets depart for Morocco

ETI targets 15% revenue growth in 2013

NBA urges govt to set up a panel to investigate Ezu River corpses

Ikuforiji: Counsel to EFCC withdraws

Reps back CJN on sack threat to erring judges

Forum urges FG to reassess space programme for devt

Scrap non-IT compliant MDAs first

ComTech minister inaugurates council of ICT heads in MDAs

Gora wants more support for AFN

Pillars saw hell in Congo laments coach

Feud in Eagles: NFF backs Keshi

NITEL cable theft: I have no regrets – suspect

Vanguard Personality Award: Bamanga Tukur congratulates Amaechi

Programmed withdrawal or annuity? The choice is yours

Leadership journalists regain freedom but…

Anenih’s olive branch to aggrieved PDP governors

Irabor calls for understanding

How my wife was raped, stabbed by Okada rider in Bauchi – Victims husband

EU, ECOWAS sign €76m agreement for AFISMA, migration projects

Etisalat launches metro fibre network in Abuja

Court adjourns hearing in Oshodi Tapa family trial

Apostolic Faith re-enacts Christ’s Crucifixion

3 jailed 9 years for assault, unlawful firearm possession

Adeboye endorses Church Cup championship

Kolade didn’t resign, says spokesman

Anambra/Kogi border clash: 2 more persons shot

Cleric backs Jonathan on pardon for Alams, others

President Jonathan’s visit to Borno State

Alleged Perjury: Edo PDP asks Oshiomhole to resign

Barca can overcome Messi absence – Iniesta

Ebibo Lakemfa: A passing like no other

Alleged N47bn theft: Akingbola applies for overseas medical treatment

Maintain World Cup focus, ANED urges Eagles

Onazi wants to join Mikel, Moses at Chelsea

Samsung out with new Galaxy Note, HomeSync

Chicken-killing virus may kill cancer cells – study

Nigeria’s fish demand reaches 2.6m tonnes – Commissioner

INEC reorganises, retires, transfers directors

Stupid song came by mistake – Bez

Red card for Okada over Boko Haram, road crashes in Niger

Lucky day!

Ohanaeze Ndi-Igbo backs amnesty to Boko Haram

Court convicts man for stealing yam seedlings

Lagos traders count losses after prolonged downpour

Three killed, houses burnt as Fulani herdsmen attack  Tiv farmers

Good pitches needed for NPFL matches, says Ogunbote 

Police deny kidnap story of American woman in Abia

Korean peninsula set for “thermo-nuclear” war – North Korea

20 killed in Yobe autocrash

Champions League Quarter-final: Mourinho wary despite first-leg win

Celebrations for new Kenya leader Uhuru Kenyatta

Uhuru Kenyatta takes oath as Kenyan president

ACN condemns arrest of Leadership journalists

Thatcher’s funeral set for April 17

Barca favourites despite injuries – Xavi

Full deregulation of Oil sector: Let the debate begin

Questions I wanted to ask Chinua Achebe, by Prof Tony Afejuku

“Lover boy” Corps member stabbed by girl friend 

Fasehun debunks N2.4 bn pipeline protection contract for OPC

Remembering Thatcher’s Nigeria visit in 1988

Lady found dead without eyes, tongue in Jos

Monday, April 08, 2013

Pardoning Alamieyeseigha

27 killed in another clash in Plateau

Jonathan leaves for Kenyatta’s inauguration

Daughters engage father in fisticuffs

The Iron Lady in quotes

New born babies sale syndicate smashed in Delta

Nollywood honours Esiri

Tribunal: Victims blame firecrackers explosion on govt

Oluremi Tinubu mourns Olayinka, cancer scourge

Fashola blames country’s woes on leaders’ poor education

Ondo is broke, says PDP

Labour warns buyers to keep off PHCN

Still on presidential pardon (2)

Fuel subsidy: EFCC seeks additional proof of evidence

PDP plotting with labour to rig 2014 election – Osun ACN

Porsche redefines luxury with world’s 1st plug-in hybrid Panamera

NNPC approves all our costs – OPTS

Tambuwal leads campaign against Noma disease

Illegal advertisers of trado-medicine will be jailed – NAFDAC

FUPRE: Urhobo group faults choice of VC

Be acquainted with stock brokers, registrars

Tukur: President rejects govs’ lobby

Pharmacists caution against high consumption of noodles, paracetamol

National Convention: PDP dares INEC

Nigeria defeats Ghana in Pepsi ICC World Cricket league

Corruption: Tambuwal cautions on pardon

NFF seeks Gov Obi’s support

Okwu emerges APGA national chairman

Hypertension: Why FG must act now

Nigeria to delay GDP rebasing till 2013 – NBS

Those Achebe left stranded

Osaze is a time bomb – Pa Ojidoh warns Keshi

3 arraigned for alleged N4m fraud

2 men sentenced to 3 months imprisonment for stealing

Soldiers kill 2, injure 8 in Delta

Day of reckoning for vandals

Implications of plans for tackling insecurity in Niger Delta

DESOPADEC has impacted on Isoko community, says rep

Health experts meet in Lagos

Jonathan, eminent Nigerians mourn Iron Lady

Planner canvasses eco-friendly building designs

Engineering body sets up disciplinary unit

PIB: Striving for robust industry regulation (1)

Coscharis improves Ford spare parts availability 

Presidency’s story: Police grill, detain 4 Leadership Newspaper’s journalists

Autism: Experts say Disability Law will improve access to treatment

Boat regatta boosts Lagos tourism

Chosen Vessels targets 200 girls for cervical cancer vaccination

Crusader Nigeria changes to Custodian & Allied Plc

Don’t avenge colleagues’ death, Abolurin warns

Killing of 12 cops: Dickson, IG vow to bring perpetrators to book

CAMA remedies for breach of duties by directors

Delta govt officials get 3-month deadline to empower constituents

Confidence in judiciary nose-diving – CJN

PDP crisis: A final solution?

Clark, Ogbemudia, Fashola, others bag UNIBEN award

Ex-political appointees protest over unpaid N2.3bn severance allowances

Lagos boosts housing stock with 76-unit Ikeja Millennium Estate

Kidnappers demand N50m ransom for 90-yr-old woman

Slain CP Asadu for burial Friday

Jonathan tasks varsities on insecurity

UTME report: 2000 JAMB staff to lose jobs

JTF uncovers 23 illegal oil bunkering sites in Anambra

Bribe scam: IYC gives Imo govt 2 wks to prosecute offenders

Delta community boils over chieftaincy stool

NBA urges FG to set up a panel to investigate Ezu River corpses

A/Court restores Umeh as APGA Chairman

NFF backs Keshi call-ups

Olukoya splashes N40m on first class graduates

Mikel targets a double with Chelsea

Floating school for Makoko slum residents

Gorbachev, Clinton lead deluge of tributes to Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher: Mother, devoted wife

Allow us run marginal fields – Communities

Labour faults divestments by IOCs

NIMASA set to implement offshore reception facilities

Who wins Manchester Derby: United or City?

Personality of the Year: How Amaechi, Aig-Imoukhuede were crowned

Reps pay tribute to late Thatcher

United get an easy ride – Mancini

Thatcher, one of world’s greatest leaders – Jonathan

Police in Abia arrest 7 child-trafficking suspects 

Father seeks court’s protection against children’s intimidation

Bayelsa Govt warns 500 Agric trainees over planned protest in Benin Republic

Cameron returning to London after Thatcher’s death

Thatcher to get ‘ceremonial’ funeral, not state funeral – Downing St

The life and times of Margaret Thatcher

Okwu elected new APGA national chair

Stakeholders laud APGA’s National Convention

Breaking news: Margaret Thatcher is dead

South East Govs, stakeholders agree on befitting burial for Achebe

Gov. Dickson mourns 12 policemen killed in Bayelsa

I sleep in a Coffin says Charlyboy

Protest: LASCO releases Lagos time table

Our leaders must show conscience – Orji Kalu

INEC okays APGA’s convention

Lagos counsels residents over outbreak of measles

ACN, PDP bicker over 2015 polls

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Death Only For Others

NSCDC arrests gang of 6 rapists in Jigawa

APC: Overcoming the PDP decoy

MEND claims responsibility for killing of 15 policemen in Bayelsa creek

Police foil attempt to swindle Army general of N300m

JTF returns N1m stolen items to owner in Maiduguri

Nigeria at crossroads over Boko Haram amnesty – Briggs

No action on UTME, NECO yet, says FG

Champions League best in the world – Okocha

Stock Market: Shares in electronic records are easier to trade – Bukar

State of Democracy in LGAs: Different strokes in Gombe

My oga at the top syndrome (1)

Developing economies: Okonjo-Iweala to speak at IMF/World Bank joint conference

Kidnapping: Traditional ruler, 8 others under probe

Revealed! How BPE, Rusal grounded ALSCON


That Onochie’s breath of fresh (Athletics) air

Dickson reads riot act to new LG bosses

Why I didn’t celebrate birthday – Mark

APC: Merging for wrong reasons

South-Easterners embrace Takaful insurance

Sad tales from Nigerians in China

CAF Cup: Heartland in trouble

Odibo commends Gov. Uduaghan for hosting AYAC Warri 2013

We have to adapt renewable energy technology to suit our environment – Muyi Lawal

We ‘re yet to decide on amnesty – Boko Haram

NSE appoints 14 firms as designated advisors for ASeM

NSE begins Q2 on positive note, gains N1.76 trn in Q1

PIB 2: A tale of two mobs – 2

Sights and sounds of rail travel (2)

How real are Chinese investments in Nigeria?

Labour, allies to picket banks over unfair practices

Where’s my daughter, late Olayinka’s mum asks Gov Fayemi

How I was assulted by policewoman – Lawyer

Mortgage Banks Recapitalisation: Stakeholders differ on CBN’s extension of deadline

Five perish in Rivers road crash

Rangers advance in Champions League

AfDB approves N47bn to support infrastructure, public financing in Nigeria

Police nab 5 suspected NITEL cable thieves

Police invite Leadership newspapers over report on alleged presidential directives

Man nabbed with charms inside Lagos church

Mourinho issues come-and-get-me plea to Chelsea

Pillars crash out ofCAF Champions League

Achebe’s Things Fall Apart: An agent of Change

Still on presidential pardon

FG to raise N410bn via bonds in second quarter 2013

Oshiomhole: Master story teller @ 60

Operator proffers solution for growth of microfinance banks in rural areas

Spurs and Everton keep each other in check

UNDEDSS says agitations over amnesty committee unnecessary

Chelsea beat Sunderland 2-1

Brick Matters: Nigeria’s chance to improve housing (II)

…let us take up God’s offer, says Pope

BOKO HARAM: The politics of amnesty

Soyinka, Governors condole with Fayemi, Ekiti people

Chelsea hit back to upstage Di Canio

3 mourners killed in auto crash in Akwa Ibom

Police command demotes 10 officers for misconduct in Kano

Gunmen attack Borno church, injure policemen

Some police stations run on less than N2,000 daily – Sen Pwajok

ACN accuses FG of promoting policies that will plunge nation into crisis

Amosun mourns Ekiti Dep Gov’s death

20 illegal cocaine joints destroyed in Ijaw settlements

More firms halt work at N. Korea industrial zone

Hypertension: Pharmacists caution against high consumption of noodles, paracetamol

Saturday, April 06, 2013

13 policemen feared dead in Bayelsa boat attack

Northern govs seek expansion of Amnesty Committee

How Yoruba leaders scuttled Awolowo’s presidential ambition – Ikokwu

AMNESTY CONTROVERSY: There is no difference between N-Delta militants and Boko Haram Islamists – Yusuf Ali

Deaths in Bakassi: Nigerians in ceded territory accuse Cameroun of breaching pact

Family of four perish in auto crash

APC will bring true competition to the polity – Ikimi (2)

Confed Cup: Brazil not ready for Eagles, others – FIFA

A REWARD FOR HARDWORK: Vanguard Personality of the year Award

Nigeria records another fake impeachment

Does God Know You By Name?

Nigeria made a big mistake not taking IMF loan – Dr Idika Kalu

‘We were blind, but now we can see’

From Horsfall; A message of Hope

Leopard skin hand bag!

New rules for AFN golden league

2015: Northern govs battle Sambo

Victor Adedapo Kayode: Lest legend become myth

Nigeria is green and rich but…

Shyllon donates N30m sculptures to Freedom Park

KUKAH’S DAMNING VERDICT: We have no democracy yet

Boko Haram and the tortoise doctrine

Boko Haram: Help North’s dying children, Turai tells Jonathan

The Mint where they stole N2.1 billion is not a firm of our dream – Ex-GM, NSPMC and Delta monarch

Sports Guard: Mba saga: NFF, NPL, Warri Wolves, Rangers culpable

My experience with privileged children inspired ‘The Adventure of Kima’ – Irene Craig, writer

Re: 2015-Getting the right focus

FULANI / ATAKAR WAR: How poisoned cows sparked killings, arson on uphill villages

On the brink of war: Consider the consequences first – 1

The trouble with Nigerians (3)

Vanguard Personality Award: Amaechi fights for true federalsim – IBB

AFN Polls: Ngerem endorses Ogba for 2nd term… but

Okah is not leader of MEND – Uranta

Breaking news: Ekiti dep gov is dead!

On the Kaduna rock where the ‘godly and the ungodly’ do business

 S/Sudan restarts oil production, ending row with Khartoum

Vanguard Personality Award kicks off in Lagos

Vanguard Personality Award commences

Our friend is addicted to raping girls

NSCDC/POLICE CLASH: Our husbands are gone forever!

Why many church leaders are derailing – Fire Lenke

Bayern Munich confirmed as Bundesliga champions

11 killed in early morning attack in Adamawa

Scrapping JAMB, NECO will lead to job loss- NLC

Maternal death claim 287, 000 women, girls every year – UN

Mandela leaves hospital

 Drama as Ivorians advance in CAF Champions League

Live stream: VANGUARD Personality of the year

Friday, April 05, 2013

How effective is NIPOST currently? The people speak

I kidnapped my ex-boss because she is stingy – suspected kidnapper

How bulldozers killed woman, six-month-old unborn baby


NIPOST: Only Courier service is very active

Boko Haram Amnesty: Best decision at the moment – PDP

Why NECO should stay – NASU

Advent of GSM not a threat to survival of NIPOST

Devil asked me to dupe Okonjo-Iweala, Deziani, others, suspect tells Court

North Korea crisis: How did it come to this?

Over 100 people perish on Benin-Ore, Onitsha roads

Mercy Johnson returns

Of course life is not fair

Nigeria juniors reveal a glimpse of the future

Malawian actress eyeing Nollywood

10m children of basic education age not in school

I’m not ashamed of following Onyeka Onwenu’s footsteps – Omawunmi

NIPOST surviving without letters

Don’t disunite Eagles, Chukwu tells Yobo, Keshi

We can reduce crime in Africa through preventive mechanism – Ibe Chidiebere

Sagay launches two books, calls for excellence in service

Open data platforms: a tool to revolutionise governance

Partners announce $18m in funding secondary educ in dev countries

Group accuses Fayemi of insensitivity to murder of member

God’s prophetic purpose of praise

DFU on Ogeah’s interview

Controversial Adokiye returns with “Love you Better”

Nigeria’s who’s who storm Vanguard Personality Award

A visit to the Marina office of NIPOST

Omawumi, Timi Dakolo, Gordons, others storm Eko hotel for Vanguard Personality of the Year award

Haruna confident Heartland’ll beat Union Sportive

Why I set up Amakson Soccer Academy – Amakiri

Preferred bidder for Calabar Specialist Hospital project emerges

Poor patronage grounds NIPOST in Enugu

Zenith Bank League: First Deep-water eye 10-year title reign

Era of Social Media: What succour for NIPOST?

Gospel artistes pay last respects to Patty Obasi

NTDC endorses Kollington’s celebration of 50yrs on stage

Gov Obi, others praise Uzoh at 50

Another flies the cuckoo’s nest

Okey Isima begins final journey home April 27

Sexiest in Nollywood season 3 Vote Now

NUC accredits programmes of Redeemer’s University

Jonathan appoints chairmen of 12 federal hospitals

Kidnappers seize 90-yr-old widow in Delta

Students hail appointment of Sen Bob as UNIBEN’s Pro-Chancellor

Shobowale sets eight goals target for self

$25,000 up for grab as Face of Nigeria beauty pageant debuts

Scale of preference

Mike Anyazodo set for big return

60 killed as luxury bus, petrol tanker collide long Benin-Ore road

Untold story of pastor arrested over robbery attack at MMI Airport

60 killed as luxury bus, petrol tanker collided along Benin-Ore road

Boko Haram: PDP tasks Northern leaders to pursue peace

My Illiterate father’s success inspired me – Agunmonmen

NIPOST: ‘We have lost over 70 percent of our customer base’

EbonyLife TV set to nurture relationship with ‘Love Lounge’

Onaiyekan to lead Church of Saturninus – Vatican

Money Love

FG to complete eastern rail line this year- Minister

Woman in court for calling neighbour prostitute

Police arrest, parade 3 for kidnap, car theft in Imo

Pope calls for determined action against sex abuse

FIFA, South Africa agree on match-fixing probe

N Korea asks Britain, Russia, others to evacuate diplomatic staff

CBN may sell N410bn worth of bonds in 2013 Q2

Lesbianism, alien to Osun Babes players – Coach

Airtel introduces ‘WhatsApp’ data service

France reassures Mali over troop withdrawal

Barca can cope with Messi absence – Alves

Kidnapped lecturer regains freedom, another slumps, dies in office

Explosion rocks Kano again

Don’t grant Boko Haram amnesty – Prophet Onaolapo

We won’t let City ruin title push says Fergie

Civil Service Commission slams perm secs

Bird flu panics force Hong Kong stocks go under

Textile workers lament non-payment of N937m judgement debt

Mandela is ‘fine,’ getting better in hospital, wife says

Unpaid pension arrears: NLC mobilises workers for one-day strike

Timeline of Boko Haram clashes with the state

FG plans uniform tax regime

APGA: Disregard Okwu’s National Convention plan, Umeh tells party members

Traditional rulers hold thanksgiving service for Gov. Chime’s successful treatment

Health workers threaten to go on strike

Total Promotions gives LMC April 11 to redeem agreement

PHCN obeys court order, releases contract details

NAFDAC nabs fake wine manufacturers, others

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Always Politics Of Convenience

Ex-militants threaten FG over amnesty

20 HIV positive, 5 pregnant maids disqualify for Kano mass wedding

Two policemen killed in Lagos bank robbery

Nat’l Theatre: Don’t wipe our history, Fashola tells FG

Merger: Crisis hits APC

Lekki port to earn N31.15trn

PHCN cuts power to Air Force formations

Boko Haram are too illiterate for their sophisticated attacks – Kalu

Why I rejected Zenith Bank job for Miss West Africa Nigeria pageant – Sophie Ann Diete-0Spiff

2012 Vanguard Personality of the Year: Amaechi, Aig-Imoukhuede get award tomorrow

Court remands cop who killed pregnant woman

PHCN cuts power to Air Force formations

Ekiti Police Commissioner must go – PDP

Remembering Professor Achebe

Rail Special report: Sights and sounds of rail travel

A pleasant surprise

BOKO HARAM: Jonathan sets up Amnesty committee

Atiku and El-Rufai: A discipleship gone wrong

I ‘ve won 95 cases against govt – Alaafin

Channels, My Oga at the top and satellite runs

Tax institutes should champion cause of good tax system – Ibru

Adamawa PDP crisis: Sule Lamido’s committee submits report to Jonathan

Lara George moves ‘higher’ with new album

NFF wades into Keshi-Yobo face-off

The reluctant ally in a confused nation

Heartland hit Gabon today

State of Democracy in LGAs: How state govt run local councils in Bauchi

State of Democracy in LGAs: Caretakers on the plateau

2014: Why I want to govern Anambra State – Nwike

Eagles plan high altitude training for Kenya

Amnesty and the Qur’an

State of Democracy in LGAs: How democracy is flowing in Rivers

When messengers of death came calling: Bloodbath in Benue community

Lagos Carnival, regatta thrill tourists at Easter

Generator sales in Nigeria to hit N151bn by 2020

NDLEA nabs man with N1.8bn worth of drugs

NYSC empowers fresh graduates through entrepreneurial programme

Ogoni youths blame alleged govt seizure of farmlands on elders’ betrayal

Keshi calls up 30 for Kenya

Warri 2013: Let’s celebrate with caution

Controversy trails conduct of ACN congress in Ebonyi

Rainstorm wreaks havoc in Delta

We’re Okpe indigenes, not Uvwie, Delta community declares

Intercepted explosives trigger security watch at Lagos ports

Anambra/Kogi border clash: Govs Wada, Obi call for peace

Death in a well: Tragic story of two men

NEMA tasks media professionals on emergency management

Odemwingie ‘dealt with’ by West Brom

No whitepaper from presidency on NECO, UTME, says Rufa’i

Hisba board to marry off 1,000 women in Kano

Nwokocha, first Nigerian foreign player speaks on Eagles’ career

Summit Brothers invests N6bn in online retailer, Jumia

Olufuye appointed into UN body

US meddlesomenes in Nigeria’s affairs

Joseph Yobo uncensored! I can’t be a part-time Eagles player

4 LASU students arraigned over alleged cultism

13 aspirants write FIFA Players’ Agents examination

721 policemen rendered homeless in Onitsha

 Samsung Heavy to build $900m gas container ships for Nigeria

Ferguson backs van Persie to get more goals

 Mandela shows ‘continuous’ improvement – Zuma

Gunmen kill Sokoto Prisons Deputy Comptroller

Jonathan makes U-turn, mulls Amnesty Commission for Boko Haram

Russia condemns ‘unacceptable’ N. Korea actions on possible US, S. Korea attack

We are ready to assist govt – Sultan

Coup: S.Africa pull out troops from C.Africa

Anti robbery squad recovers arms in Bauchi

PHCN: Privatisation Council sets up transition committees

Tevez to carry out community service for driving while banned

Devil made me to impersonate NSA, suspect tells court

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Had Mandela Been Nigerian…

Governor Obi sued over alleged diversion of N5bn state fund

JTF kills 6 in Kano operations

Killings in the north: Return home if they don’t want you, Orji tells Ndi Igbo

Emenike promises goals on return

Two varsity students, another drown celebrating Easter

Environmentalists indict Agip over oil spills

National confab, panacea for lasting peace in Nigeria – Ohanaeze chieftain

MEND threatens to resume hostilities in Niger Delta

Tales and travails of travel

Enugu govt approves N523m for pineapple factory, wages of new staff

Governorship aspirants spoil for war over alleged imposition

Presidency denies directive on Tinubu, merger of opposition parties

Mudiaga-Odje decries exclusion of Urhobo from FEC

Anambra/Kogi border clash: Stakeholders call for restraint

FG to concession Lagos, Abuja stadia

CLO petitions police over late CP’s property

Oshinowo’s exploration with Romantic Expressionism

Is NJC biting again?

Tolling of Lekki-Epe has done more harm than good – Adegboruwa

Festschrift, exhibition for Kole Omotosho at 70

Revenue sharing tears freight forwarders apart

Soyinka, Ishola make case for Yoruba language

Suswam submits list of 12 commissioner-nominees to Benue House

Tax institutes should champion cause of good tax system-Ibru

Stakeholders blame students’ performance on absence of public libraries

Oshiomhole: From factory to Government House

‘Lawyers’ education should start with rules of discipline’

2 arrested over N1.5m theft aboard Abuja-bound airplane

NSE kicks off supplemental market making programme to drive liquidity

Much ado about Alamieyeseigha’s pardon (2)

Falana declares bill on tenure elongation for council bosses illegal

Experts seek ways to nip hurdles of paper-based tertiary education

State of Democracy in LGAs: Dislocated democracy in Delta councils

Qualitative education not optional – Amaechi

HIV, cancer: Bee venom to the rescue

No excuse for unemployment – NYSC Co-ordinator charges corpers

State of Democracy in LGAs: Democracy still far at the grassroots in Ondo

TICs bridging research, industry gap – Mohammed Jibrin

VCs, lecturers disagree over scrapping of UTME, NECO

NDIC plans bailout for micro finance, mortgage banks

Covenant varsity partner firms on cost, quality software

UNN mourns Achebe

Council boss calls for increased budgetary allocation to education sector

Nations Cup final referee comes visiting

Imo police nab alleged 3 student robbers

S/Arabia slashes Nigerian hajj slot

Foundation donates GCE forms, materials to 9 schools

Police dismiss corporal for killing pregnant woman over N20 bribe

Death toll in Kaduna communal clash rises to 28

Three nabbed as police discover bomb factory in Jos

Rivers bans Keke-napep in P-Harcourt

PHCN announces 4-day power outage

Age falsification: It’s absolute nonsense – Taribo

Customs seize 8,000 bags of rice with valued N44m

US posts $5m reward for Ugandan warlord Kony

Tanzania police disperse Christians trying to burn mosque

Stakeholders want Lokoja as centenary celebration centre

Two varsity students, one other drown in Gubi Dam

NITEL: Labour leader slams El-Rufai

Jonathan not in position to advise on political leadership — CNPP

World Bank unveils agenda to end extreme poverty

Palacio at the double as Inter down Sampdoria

10 make first class as AAUA graduates 5,497

Those who hate openness, transparency want me out – Tukur

Cuastoms seize N8,000 bags of rice with Import Duity value of N44m

18 killed, others seriously injured in Abuja road crash

Stakeholders seek support for public key infrastructure

Hackers and Africa’s survival

Tinubu @ 61: Your task is not done yet

Group commends FG’s decision on UTME, NECO

President Jonathan and his new men

Mandela ‘much better’ after week in hospital

25 killed in Argentine floods

Bill on tenacy agreement passes second reading in Kogi assembly

One dead as family of five set selves ablaze in India

Court dissolves 22-year-old marriage over infidelity, threat to life

Yar’Adua mourns Awolowo

Winners to watch Champions League final… as Heineken launches promo

Kidnapped Corps member regains freedom in Ebonyi

Oyo Trade Fair will encourage local content devt – Organisers

Sunday’s explosion in Abuja not terror act -Police

Barca play down Messi loss as PSG remain hopeful

Chelsea, Spurs, Newcastle in Europa quarters today

WWII bomb found near Berlin’s main train station

Four Indian sisters injured in acid attack

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Curbing Government Wastes

17 missing, 1,900 displaced as gendarmes attack Bakassi village

We will do better at the World Cup — Flying Eagles striker

Soyinka, Uduaghan, Aregbesola, others visit HID Awolowo

FG to award contract for printing of 33.5m permanent voters’ cards today

Man, 53, remanded for allegedly raping 2-year-old

Odemwingie’s a ‘loose cannon’ – Siasia

FG to scrap JAMB exam, NECO, NAPEP

Boko Haram should repent, apologise before amnesty – Onaiyekan

NUJ boss, Muhammed Garbar, emerges FAJ President

Nigeria needs divine intervention – Dame Fashola

Aero bars workers from resumption, demands CVs

Man, 29, docked for kidnap, rape

Boko Haram’s tactics baffling – Ihejirika

Anglican Bishop to Boko Haram: Unmask before seeking amnesty

We can’t do without Yobo – Enyeama

Mba: Ojidoh wants NFF to stop disgracing Nigeria

National confab, panacea for lasting peace in Nigeria – Ohaneze chieftain

Concerned Professors make case for AAU’s Ag VC

Achebe’s people

‘9jApps contest’ll grow local software’

Eagle on iroko for Chinua Achebe

MTN partners NIBSS on cashless society

NFF holds FIFA Agents’ exam on Thursday

We used SURE-P funds to build hospital, houses for doctors – Orji

4m/bpd by 2020 not feasible under PIB – IOCs

2015 guber: Nsukka monarchs meet over Ekweremadu’s posters

Police quiz ACN chairman over Ekiti inter-party crisis

N40 billion appropriated to RBDAs

RBDAs and flood control

Oil spill: Fishermen demand N4.32bn compensation from SNEPCO

Software Nigeria can’t wait for anyone (1)

Enugu woos Swiss firms on coal exploration

I made N45m from the airport robbery – Suspect

Court jails man 14 days for stealing phone in mosque

Alscon crisis: Workers, residents confront Rusal over sack of 475 Nigerians

Reduce sugar intake, Oral B urges children

Presidency plots to sack PDP NWC members

Essential Oshiomhole @ 60

Digital Broadcasting: We can leverage on NigComSat – REPS

Labour suspends planned strike in Osun

U-20 World Cup: Onigbinde charges Flying Eagles to be focused

Boko Haram: Lagos monarch warns landlords

NOC President lauds Gov Uduaghan, CAA, AFN

Rangers accuse Kaduna fans of hooliganism

Senator vows not to vacate seat for Niger gov in 2015

Man nabbed with $540,000 at Lagos airport

Jonathan to Buhari: Stop Boko Haram

Matuidi strikes late to earn PSG a draw

Eaglets’ form excites former Spanish stars

Ekiti varsity expels 50, graduates 4,439

Imo Police smash child-stealing syndicate

Man allegedly rapes late in-law’s widow in Ebonyi

Power: KEPCO receives $407.3m share agreement for Egbin

Jackson resurrects as mother battles promoters over cause of his death

ACN chides Bayelsa over arraignment of unemployed graduates

Flood victims ask FG to probe disbursement of N500m relief

Reps condemn killing of 19 people, destruction of villages in Kaduna

No JAMB registration, no mobilisation for corps members – NYSC insist

Endgame’ strategy aims to end polio outbreaks in 2014

AYAC sets pace for revival of athletics in Nigeria

Jackson resurrects as mother battles promoters over cause his death

Beckham starts for PSG against Barcelona

7 feared dead, 52 houses torched as Anambra, Kogi communities fight over oil wells

Women’s Round Table: Empowering African Women to make a Difference

Man remanded in prison for alleged mischief

The Resurrection: A fraudulent fabrication?

ACN chides Bayelsa govt over arrest, arraignment of protesting unemployed graduates

Shell to shut key pipeline to repair caused by oil theft damage

Flood takes over Ozuoba-Rumuosi road in Rivers

2015: Jonathan’s silence overheating polity -CNPP

Pope to review Vatican bureaucracy, scandal-ridden bank

My wife is very fetish, uses juju, husband tells court

No ‘presidential directive’ can stop merger of progressive parties – ACN

Ajebutter22, Dr SID knock up new single ‘Gbono’

LAWMA signs MoU with UK investor on landfill sites re-devt

Abia: Two years without elected councils

Yoruba youths allege marginalisation

Atiku approved Pentascope contract, lobbied for Ericsson – El Rufai

No need to fight over political leaderships – Jonathan

PSG confident of upsetting Barcelona

92-yr-old woman delivers ‘stone baby’ after 60 yrs pregnancy

N. Korea to restart reactor to fuel atomic weapons programme

Rage in PDP over failure to constitute FG boards

Monday, April 01, 2013

Abandoned Buildings, Terrorists’ Hideouts

19 killed, four villages sacked over death of two cows

Woman who tortured, poisoned husband arrested

Northern leaders to Jonathan: Stop using Boko Haram to blackmail us

Oruku, Umuode communal crisis deepens

Before we swallow this APC

Wolves raise fresh alarm over Mba

RIVER BASINS: How unending policy reversals abet inefficiency

Oil workers threaten to suspend production over crude oil theft, insecurity

FG invests N5trn in 2,500MW power

Don’t subject sitting president, governors to primaries – Guber aspirant

Govt must intervene to crash interest rate on mortgages – Experts

Shale, petroleum game changer

Jonathan’s second tenure will ensure stability – Arthur Eze

Catholic cleric tasks politicians on election promises

Smoking immediately upon waking heightens risk of lung, oral cancer

Police nab Lagos airport robbers

Owners of petrol stations patronise us – Suspected pipeline vandal

ICAN certifies over 100 chartered accountants

The Realities of Stabilization Clauses in Petroleum Investment Contracts (1)

NERC inducts members into complaints forum

Lagos govt adopts measures against flooding

Be an informed investor

Firm invests N15bn in CNG for automotive, industrial use

Alleged fraud: Heads may roll at Abia housing corporation

‘Remaining relevant in era of unconventional discovery’

Ibenegbu explains Heartland’s revival

Okonjo’s kidnap: Arrested palace guard a betrayer – Monarch

NIMR records 97% cure rate for TB, but…

Why AMCON operations winding down is necessary

N18,000 wage: Strike begins today, Osun labour insists

N30bn BRT lane extension to Ikorodu for completion next year

Investors’ rights under CAMA to fight corruption, malpractices

Trouble in Nigeria’s house of health …as strike looms

Overhauling the national security management system (2)

CENFET identifies woes of education sector

Conflict resolution in capital market, where to go to

Lagos Motors show will be the best – Agwu

Obi visits hospitals, pays bills for patients

Reversing the ‘Resource Curse’

Ogun PDP debunks reports of NWC feud

FG to earn more revenue from gas

Eating fish linked to longer life: US study

Kogi flood victims reject N3,000 payout

Italian oil firm suspends operations in Bayelsa over alleged theft

Reps Minority Whip backs amnesty for Boko Haram

Francisca Okeke, UNN professor, wins UNESCO’s $100,000 prize

Experts discuss oil, gas reforms

FG to establish 100 Almajiri special schools

Jonathan vows to sanitise electoral system

Bala Mohammed appoints Tangaza AGIS boss

Stop brutality against Boko Haram – Chekwas Okorie

Rivers comes tops in malaria elimination, control

‘My Oga at the Top’: Adesuyi replaces Shem as Lagos Commandant

Police arrest two over killing of PDP member in Ekiti

Champions League: Heineken invites 350 fans to vie for 5 tickets

Chelsea knock Man U out

NCDMB acquires land for pipe mill in Bayelsa

‘Energy saving bulbs, key to electricity sufficiency’

Terrorist attacks: Railway authorities tighten security at stations

Easter offers year-round ‘joy’, pope tells faithful

Why should Nigeria Christians not complain

The Cancer FIGHTER: Environmental toxins in the body

Emmanuel Iyamah, hole-in-the-heart patient sends SOS to Uduaghan

‘Male factor causes 40% of infertility cases’

Danger of lead poisoning

PHCN workers still unhappy over terminal benefits

Why Patience Jonathan travelled overseas

Aba IPP to supply uninterrupted power to SMEs, others

NIPCO goes upstream with new subsidiary

Easter – Long queues at ATM points in Asaba

Actor urges govt to develop film industry

God bless and be with our new Pope

Ronaldo welcomes attack-minded Galatasaray

Mandela spends fourth day in hospital with ‘no significant change’

Tunisia’s Islamist leader backs death penalty

Oil spill: Fishermen demand N4.32b compensation from SNEPCO

PSG, Barcelona in battle of ideas

Gunmen kill university lecturer in Maiduguri

I am the next governor in Ekiti State – Fayose

CAN alleges genocide against Christian faith

Okah’s Conviction

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Death traps on Nigeria roads

Achebe: the man as a metaphor

Don’t soil your reputation, Bakare tells Kolade

One dies, others injured as Fulani herdsmen, Hausa clash

How to create a healthcare revolution

New model city project: Court stops Lagos House c’ttee on land

Bloody Easter averted in Kano, 14 terrorists killed

How governors profit from shortchanging LG democracy

We intend to support and nurture SMEs to growth – Heritage Bank’s boss

Scientists disagree over intake of alcohol in pregnancy

CBN dismisses banks’ claim on submission of financial statement

Opposition stage-managed guard’s murder – Oyo ACN

FG condemns upsurge of criminality in N-Delta

SURE-P funds tearing Lagos PDP apart, ACN alleges

Appeal Court declares Obahai sole ruling family of Ogwashi-Uku

CNS tasks oil firms on pipelines security

Jossy Lad, LMC and other stories …

Iheagwam advises upcoming athletes on importance of education

Orji accuses Works Minister of neglecting federal roads in Abia

Watch your utterances, CAN tells Muslim leaders in Delta

One killed in PDP, ACN clash in Ekiti

APGA youth leader escapes attack by gunmen

APGA youth leader escapes attack by gunmen

500 Delta Steel pensioners die awaiting benefits

Ikotun communities task govt on roads, drainages

Church collapse: Survivors lament neglect, one year after

All Things Fall in Place: Remembering Chinua Achebe at UNN

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