Vanguard News Archive for September 2013

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Delta demolishes illegal structures in Agbor, Owa

A survivor’s story: It was tough battling cancer – Julia Oyefunke

No ban on political rallies, in Ekiti State but… – Police

ASUU Strike: Jonathan calls for review of labour laws

US government shutdown likely over Obamacare row

NCAA clarifies new aviation charges

NAFDAC seizes fake analgesic, Tramadol

Firm’s boss docked over alleged N36m theft

Boko Haram not because of me, says Jonathan

Moyes: We can’t win Champions League

Ronaldo blames players for Madrid defeat

Olawale wins MTN Project fame

Independence: Boko Haram plans more attacks – Police

Air strike kills 16 in Syria high school

Nigerians have failed Nigeria – Obi

IT experts gather to discuss economic impact of internet

Insurgency: Taming inter-agency rivalry

Kenya arrests another mall raid suspect

Death toll in Yobe college attack rises to 40

Why Nigeria should celebrate at 53, by Oshiomhole

JTF arrests 29 oil thieves, destroys 127 illegal refineries

Many students feared dead as Boko Haram attacks Yobe school

Many killed as Boko Haram opens fire on sleeping students

Nigerian-German learns grandfather was Jewish prisoners killer

Paradise lost

11 killed in renewed attack in Kaduna village

Stakeholders parley on slow mobile money uptake

Saturday, September 28, 2013

‘Witches didn’t make me cut down stadium trees’

2015 Presidency: Why the Igbo must speak with one voice – Akabueze

Untold Story Of Kelvin, The Most Wanted Kidnapper

Revenue Shortfall: Fresh crisis brews between Jonathan and govs


Nigerian history and the morbid obsession with national unity (2)

Tension as police detain Suntai’s aide

Crisis rocks Methodist Church

Strike: ASUU is lying, says FG

Anti-Oyinlola verdict shocking, a miscarriage of justice – nPDP

There is no magic for late presentation of cancer – Prof Ajekigbe

APO SHOOTING: FG orders hospital to continue treating victims

2 feared killed in Abuja blast

Ndigbo and Fashola exemplum

Apo killings reverberate in the Senate

Economic sabotage: NCS arrests 11 suspects

‘Debate on child marriage shows backward thinking’

Government 419 Biometrics

Nasarawa conflicts take toll on new born babies, women

Edo State: Much ado about new Teaching Hospital

42 dead, 100 missing in Niger boat mishap

West Brom in historic win over Man United

UN resolution orders Syria chemical arms destroyed

Jonathan holds media chat tomorrow

Lamido blames ASUU’s strike on lack of trust

Pressure mounts on Kenya govt over Mali attack

Babafemi, 33 appears in U.S. court for providing support to Al Qaeda

FG to employ 500 youths in Otuoke skills centre – Minister

How Aba Women Riot split Igboland

Trailer crushes five persons in Ibadan

Collapsed buildings: Survivors recount ordeal

Lagos street sweepers groan under poor pay

Afenifere insists on convocation of Sovereign National Conference SNC

Indigenes beg court to stop Gov Nyako from taking N3.7bn loan

Friday, September 27, 2013

Deportatio: S-East APC begs Ndigbo to forgive Fashola

NYA demands Marilyn Ogar’s sack

Population: How many are we in Nigeria?

ACF, Oyakhire flay FG over ASUU strike

Help Yobo hit 100 caps mark, Ladipo begs Keshi

My journey with “Flower Girl” – Michelle Bello

Collapsed FCT Govt Secondary School injures 8 students in Abuja

Flood claims two school pupils in Ondo

Judges, NBA, JUSON boycott sittings in Edo over kidnap of Judge

Suspect escapes from court

Nollywood goes to school

FCTA arrests 6, 586 hawkers, 467 minors in 9 months, convicts 4,729, sentenced 633

Kokori ‘internal operation’: Kelvin’s foot soldiers resort to rituals

Okemmiri dreams CAF ticket for Sharks

Over 67,000 HIV positive persons receiving free treatment in Benue State

The story of an American who writes and speaks Yoruba

French national kidnapped by Ansaru calls for “negotiations”

Imo repeals abortion law

NDLEA discovers 600 acres of hemp farm in Ekiti

TOUR: Jemi Ekunkunbor goes nosing, swirling wines in Cape lands

Pilot suffers heart attack, makes emergency landing in US

8 students injured as school building collapses in Abuja

Abdullahi urges youths to fully utilise sports’ advantages

I can still make Eagles list – Aluko

Church has a distinct role to play as a moral beacon of society – Ighodalo

Soyinka, others mourn Ghanaian poet killed in Kenya attack

Ansaru releases video of French hostage

Nigeria will remain a united nation – Tambuwal

Oh God, arise thou for my help (II)

Why We Killed Ironsi And Installed Gowon — Jeremiah Useni

CBN disburses N109bn to support power reform, says Sanusi

Cashless Policy: CBN to apply charges on withdrawals, deposits from Oct.2

Maku says social media can solve societal challenges

FG earmarks $8bn for Gas -to-Power programme, says VP Sambo

Kenya vows to keep up war against Shebab in Somalia

1.8m now travel by water monthly in Lagos – LASWA

Kroenke wants Wenger to stay at Arsenal

NASS will give Nollywood needed legislative backing – Ndoma-Egba

Goge Africa to celebrate independence with students

Messi answers tax charges in court

Michael Adebolajo, Adebowale  deny brutal murder of British soldier

Too much fake products in Nigeria

My frustration as a musician – Baba Fryo

Peter Obi in tears, buries 4 family members killed in Kano blast

2015: INEC won’t provide security for observers, says Jega

‘Shame, shame, shame’ Mugabe tells U.S., Britain

Miss Muslimah World: A rash invention

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Nigeria @ 53: Senators decry slow pace of devt

FG explains delay in payment of disengaged staff of PHCN

2015 politicking is distracting governance, Ekweremadu warns

PDP crisis of shame

Detained doctor, others sue police for N25m

Denrele denies gay photo shoot with Charley Boy

2014 World Cup: Keshi hopes on Dike, Omeruo, Reuben’s return

3 killed, others injured as building collapses in Lagos

S-East states disagree on revenue sharing formula

Delta Central by-election: Emerhor wins APC ticket

SFU arrests Chinese bizman for fraud

Kidnapping, oil theft down in Delta – Uduaghan

968 oil tankers lift 82.1m metric tons of crude without piracy attack — Navy

Borno awards N2bn contract for state university

Army begins full scale operations in Kokori – Uduaghan

Edo High Court judge kidnapped

Kidnapping, oil theft ‘ve reduced in Delta — UDUAGHAN

FG explains delay in re-modelling of PH airport

Abuja killings: FCT to demolish 100,435 buildings

Don’t panic over Ethiopia – Edema Fuludu

Bike-A-Thon race Route released

Enugu monarch’s wife still missing

Group wants Christian as Lagos next gov

CBN revokes licence of 20 BDCs

Accusations, counter-accusations trail teachers’ dispersal in Rivers

I am yet to see Shell establishing a refinery here – Nuhu Ribadu

Between years of experience, PenCom Director-Generalship

Nigeria @ 53: What is the power situation in your area?

Lagos CJ frees 129 inmates from Ikoyi Prison

Just five more governors!

Deportation of Igbos, Fashola tenders unreserved apology.

Scramble masters vow to dethrone Nigel

24 hours after kelvin’s arrest: Uneasy calm in Kokori

Shekau: Army verifying credibility of new Boko Haram video

Ghana have enough quality to beat Egypt – Addo

BATTLE OF ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia will fall

Jackson responsible for his death, says AEG Live

Pastor, two kids killed as Boko Haram Islamists open fire in church

At least 27 killed in Central Sudan over fuel subsidy cuts

Kenya buries victims as nation awaits answers

SSANU may join ASUU in strike – Scribe

8, 000 women seek husbands in Zamfara

Ohaneze Ndigbo factions bicker  over Delta ‘Igbo Day’

Shocker: “I may not live long” says Kunle Afolayan

Comedian Bovi welcomes baby girl

Forbes release World’s Highest paid Hip-Hop artist list

Messi’s humble image faces tax evasion test

Send books not guns, Malala pleads at UN

Who owns controversial building?

Ex-Biafran soldiers plan Abuja protest over unpaid entitlements

PSC promotes 4 AIGs, 9 CPs, 29 senior officers

University Education : Take Your Choice

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Continued Secrecy On Jumbo Pay

FG has 60 days to meet our demands or else … — COEASU

26-yr-old to hang for robbery, rape

Agbakoba writes Senate President on National Conference

ASUU/FG face-off: Private varsities’ VCs call for truce

ALSCON missing tank traced to Ibom power plant

Apo 9: FG pleads for time to probe killings

N97m re-grassing cost of Abuja stadium pitch doubtful – Gaiya

Police disperse gathering of newly recruited teachers in Rivers

Pensioners’ Woes: The need for labour movement’s concerted response

Contract employees must get their dues – HuCaPan, Labour ministry

Taraba Acting Gov pledges loyalty to Suntai

Groups kick against creating office of Mayor for FCT

Robbers raid Bauchi filling station, kill one

Anxiety at ports over Customs irregular tariff regime

Lagos High Court to rule on Tukur’s objection to PDP faction’s suit Oct 10

INEC’s list raises dust

Deltans hail outcome of PDP Delta Central senatorial primaries

FAAN faults Amaechi on PH airport upgrade

Hernandez ruins Suarez’s Liverpool return

‘Boko Haram’s Shekau appears in video after death claims

I became a Policeman because of free transportation – Fake Policeman

Egypt to battle Ghana at Military stadium

Community leaders get students’ Awards

WOSA Cape Winelands tour :Table bay hospitality

DSS, Army arrest Mike Ozekhome’s kidnapper

Kelvin, Delta kidnap kingpin arrested

Venues named for 2015 CAN in Morocco

2015: Anambra youths drum support for Jonathan

Senate defers debate on 2014-2016 expenditure framework

Taraba crisis’ll soon be over, says Acting Gov

2015: Tambuwal warns politicians against overheating polity

Nigeria to phase out ozone-depleting substances by 2015 — Official

Kelvin is insane, drug addict – Ikechukwu Aduba

PDP crisis: Tukur, Baraje group clash in senate

Confusion in Kaduna over purported impeachment of speaker

N10.9bn scam: You ‘ve a case to answer, court tells ex-Kogi Gov

ASUU strike ‘ll soon be called off, says Okojie

Kenya Attack: APC calls for global action against terrorism

Mall siege: Kenya mourns as search for trapped bodies continue

174 robbers arrested in Abuja

Femi Fani-Kayode’s nationality question and his views on the Igbo race

Anambra 2013: INEC unveils 23 guber candidates

US Congress to conduct hearing on Boko Haram

Jackson: Lawyer asks for $85m for kids, $35m for mother 

Catholic priest in prison over assault on policemen

Earthquake kills 173 in Pakistan

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Anambra 2013: For Votes To Count

Customs ‘officer’ in fake car auction deal

Woman rescued from drowning over N500

Okada man, housewife caught making love in bush

2014 World Cup: Senate calls for prayers

I ‘ll not devalue the Naira – SANUSI

I’ll ensure Nigerians enjoy benefits of democracy – Jonathan

2015: Jonathan woos South-West leaders

Sacked 670 Mainstreet bank workers: Reps threaten to order MD’s arrest

ASUU strike: NASS to initiate new policies on education

Digital broadcasting: ECOWAS ICT ministers meet to forge common plan

Opposition to Jonathan: Questions the North must answer – Uduaghan

Leadership in developing democracies: A Nigerian perspective (3)

New Police uniform not for sale, IG warns

SOKAPU canvasses socio economic projects to engage conflict victims

48-yr-old fake journalist nabbed

Crisis rocks Anambra LP

Jonathan to UN: Nigeria deserves UN Security Council seat

2 brothers accused of theft

NPA retirees plan blockage of ports

Nigerian starlet joins Arsenal

Don’t force people to support Jonathan’s second term bid — Sen Abe

Police nab cleric with fake number plates

Kaduna House of Assembly Speaker impeached

I was nailed on a cross for taking steroids at Seoul Olympics – Ben Johnson

Jackson’s lawyer attacks promoter as trial nears climax

Nigeria lacks moral leaders, says Kasali

Efugh optimistic home Super Eagles can win CHAN

JAMB’s computer-based test will curb exam malpractice, says Registrar

Nigeria’s election into UN Security Council will enhance international peace – Jonathan

Ethiopia plot Eagles’ fall, open camp with 24 players

Injuries hit Enugu Rangers

I will defend the Naira with reserves- Sanusi

Kenya’s president says mall siege over, 67 dead

Ban Ki-moon urges world leaders to respond to demands of their people

Zamfara police parade 2 over rape of minors

Police BCMR will checkmate robbery, kidnapping – Lawmaker

Police dismisses killer cop

Clearing operations underway in Nairobi mall – Army sources

Spying allegations: Brazil blasts US at UN summit

Spy allegations: Brazil blasts US at UN summit

Enyeama’s one of Africa’s best goalkeepers – FIFA instructor

Strike will improve education sector – ASUU

Urhobo youths leader commended for empowering community

Oshodi transformation: Taskforce battles teenage miscreants

CBARDP scheme: Widows get 2,520 goats in Jigawa

Registration: 21m Lagos residents to get ID

Kaduna Assembly removes Speaker

AU vows to crush Shebab militants

We still have hostages – Kenyan Mall terrorists

Why I won’t honour Police invite – wanted commissioner

LUTH doctors suspend strike

This Nigerian democracy is really going crazy

$25,000 bribery scandal: My story—Emodi

Liberia’s Charles Taylor faces war crimes appeals verdict

I’ve conducted credible elections in 2011, committed to same in 2015 – Jonathan

Monday, September 23, 2013

BIRTHDAY TRAGEDY: Girl raped, fiance shot

Rampaging Herdsmen

Leadership in developing democracies: A Nigerian perspective (2)

2 men accused of raping teenage boys

Body of 2-yr-old exhumed in church premises

Assassination allegation: Ribadu lied – OKIRO

Pregnant woman killed, others injured as Enugu building collapses

Oritsejafor: Respond to El-Rufai’s accusations, Eyieyien urges Christians

Kelvin, Delta most wanted kidnapper: Where is he, who’ll catch him?

FG, COEASU to parley on MoU, November

CBN to support AMCON with N50bn annually

Police halt youths’ inspection of Amaechi’s projects

Chidi Mokeme returns as host of GUS 10

CJN laments decline in judicial system

Is it when the state is insecure for investors that unemployment will be addressed ?

Downpour sacks Edo communities

Kenya troops have mall ‘under control’ after three day bloodbath

Tenant kills landlord, wife, sets house abaze

Jonathan calls for global efforts to eradicate terrorism

Aladja youths urge Uduaghan to settle boundary dispute with Ogbe-Ijoh

‘Oghiadomhe remains PDP leader in Edo North’

How cassava bread ‘ll boost economy, by Agric Minister

Ailing BlackBerry agrees to $4.7 billion buyout

Mourinho speaks on Mikel’s goal

Anambra APC chairman to emerge through harmonisation

APGA: Ekwunife urges supporters to remain calm

Gunmen kill 160, abducted 10 women in Zamfara

Police arrest 40 suspects over Nasarawa crisis

FG reduces debts owed marketers on oil subsidy to N971bn – Minister

I will not report to police for fear of torture – Commissioner

Shell postpones exports after pipeline ‘sabotage’

Mikel ends goal drought as Eto’o, Toure hit nets

Alleged suicide: I’m still seeing a doctor, says Tonto Dike

Arsenal reveal £242.8m turnover

Torrential rain paralyses activities in Ibadan

We Need Biometric Data Base

Oil palm supply: RSPO builds capacity among stakeholders

Oil: Nigeria returns to 400,000 bpd

200 die from measles in Kano

Kenya attack: Awoonor’s death, shocking — Ghanaian President

CBN will contribute N50bn to AMCON Sinking Fund – Rep

Ajimobi dissolves cabinet

Consider interest of country first, Jonathan tells politicians 

Mall Siege: Attackers will not get away – Kenyan President

Boko Haram: Inches away to total victory

Moyes admonishes United after 4 – 1 defeat by City

The lessons from Ozekhome’s kidnap

Gunfire, explosions as Kenyan troops battle to save mall hostages

Man accused of raping neighbour’s 8-yr-old daughter

Lagosians spend N36bn on Owambe annually —Fashola

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Pension fund hits N3.5trn, 5.6m workers registered

Kevin is a criminal, Kokori not underdeveloped – Ovuozorie Macaulay, SSG

Cleric defrauds friend of N9.5m

DisCos new owners to inject $1.8bn – BPE

Faulty concession legal framework hampers port services — ANLCA

Leadership in developing democracies: A Nigerian perspective

Nasarawa mayhem: Senators Ewuga, Adokwe disagree over emergency rule

6 alleged cultists arraigned for robbery, attempted murder

DSS rescue NNPC staff, arrest 3 kidnappers

Kokori ‘invasion’: How most wanted kidnapper, Kelvin, breached security

Catholic Bishops kick against Imo abortion law

Why Ethiopia will be dangerous – Onye

PDP CRISIS: Obasanjo is the instigator – Sen Okon

N2trn seized assets: Reps accuse EFCC, Customs, A-G of plot to derail probe

NNPC plans integration into Customs single window platform

Gov Ahmed tasks stakeholders on reduction of maternal, child mortality rate

NUPENG begins strike in A-Ibom over Mobil’s alleged plans to sack workers

Closer to a national conference?

World scrabble Chairman lauds Nigeria on Akpabio Classics

Policeman docked for bribery

Jonathan not in New York with 600-man delegation – Abati

Mali, Gabon, Togo confirm for CCSF International Taekwondo Open

NSE stable enough for new issues, says NSE

Niger defends ARS U-17 African title

Pressure mounts on FG not to hike electricity tariff

Fresh Boko Haram attacks worry Okiro

Edo APC, PDP leaders shun differences, celebrate with Idahosa at 60

Curfew: Kafanchan Christians observe Sunday service at home

Delta Central by-election: I’ve all it takes to represent Urhobo in Senate —Omo-Agege

Mikel on cloud nine!

Mall Attack: FG to offer assistance to Kenya

Airtel named most Innovative telecoms operator

Merkel wins absolute majority in Germany

Boy, 13, has no reproductive organs

Insurance sector can enhance economic growth — NAICOM

Kenya troops hunt Somali militants in mall siege

Stakeholders move to form mortgage asset registry

Disaster for Manchester United, defeated 4 -1 by Manchester City

Arsenal go top on English Premier League

Pope condemns deadly Pakistan church attack

Jonathan arrives in New York, ready to address UN

Groin stops Van Persie from Manchester derby

Inter Milan humble Sassuolo 7 – 0

Suicide bombers kill more than 70 at Pakistan church

Mark’s endorsement of National conference shows need for parley – Lawyers

Kenya confirms 59 killed in mall attack

Death toll in Borno attack up to at least 142

13 days in kidnapper’s den: ‘Our miracle working prayers saved Ozekhome’

Saturday, September 21, 2013

NASARAWA CONFLICT SURVIVORS: ‘For three days, we waited for security agents to rescue us’


PDP Peace Moves in P-i-e-c-e-s: Why I have not met Jonathan – Atiku

‘Newly-wed couple killed in crash warned against going on trip’

Gunmen attack monarch, abduct wife

Why S-East is backward, by Prof. Nnaji

Disband Nigeria?

Worries over Bayelsa oil spill

Forget Ghana, try Nigeria’s best universities – 2

Let it remain a rumour

Nigerian history and the morbid obsession with national unity (1)

Trouble in Edo PDP over vote of confidence on Ogiadomhe

Even the man of God is not immune

Nigerians pay for cancer treatment with their lives

Thirty killed in Nairobi mall ‘terror’ attack

Lagos defective buildings to go… but govt pays – Wale Ahmed, Special Duties Commissioner

No Retreat, No Surrender: Storm in the House over nPDP

Chelsea beat Fulham, topple Liverpool on league table

PDP Crisis: Between VP Sambo’s loyalists and the opposition in Kaduna

ANAMBRA 2013: PDP crisis distorting permutations

Can it be the same again in the fractured PDP?

PDP Adults Behaving Badly: House of Reps goes to the dogs…again

‘Roadmap to stability, progress and Unity’

Syria: Russia will abandon Assad if he ‘cheats’

NUPENG to begin strike in A/Ibom

Stowaway: In-laws after me ‘over govt money’ – Mother

NFA introduces Beach Soccer League

Peaceful council polls excites Imoke

Patience Jonathan calls for peace

Yoruba in UK launch OPU

Injured Haye postpones Tyson Fury fight

20 killed as gunmen open fire in Nairobi mall

Lagos bans hawking of drugs

Cote d’Ivoire grants presidential pardon to 3,000 people

Super typhoon batters Philippines, Taiwan, heads for China

At least four dead, dozens wounded in Nairobi mall shootings

Wayne Rooney had ‘gone soft’, says United Moyes

Mourinho blasts crisis talk as Chelsea face Fulham

Perez’s Ozil jibe jostles Wenger

Atuche trial: EFCC, Utomi disagree over testimony

D’banj releases ‘Top of the World’ video

Boy remanded for allegedly raping 3 children

Ex staff of failed banks drags CBN, NDIC to court

Murder at dusk: Police in Enugu commence investigation

I have not breached the laws of the state – Bamidele

Fashola, Fayemi, back planned decentralisation of minimum wage

Why Jonathan fired Emordi, Olagunju

Cynthia: Statements were voluntarily obtained in open room – IPO

Friday, September 20, 2013

PDP: The story of our “rebellion”  by Governor Sule Lamido

BCMR: It is just a pure case of stealing by tricks

Ekwueme, Clark, Gbonigi, others call for National Conference

Court awards N10m against IG, 5 others for unlawful shooting of victim

19 killed in Owerri autocrash

a law should be made

My world revolves around music – Ebisan Damola

From Russia with love (4)

Echeijile fears Ethiopia’s high altitude

Ras Kimono welcomes baby girl from manager

36 killed as gunmen attack Borno, Plateau

Sexual molestation of 10-yr – old girl in Lagos

IMSG hammer falls on HOT 99.5FM

We have not been briefed about the BCMR – Chidi Nkwonta

Gunmen machete monarch, kidnap wife in Enugu

Tukur vs Baraje: Court adjourns hearing to Sept 30

2013 Essay Competition call for entries announced

Court remands pastor for defiling 2 under-age girls

Jonathan appoints Onyeka Onwenu Executive Director, NCWD

Rape: Ogun govt vows to deal with rapists

BBM ready for Android, iPhone smart phones

‘New Police Biometric CMR not necessary’

Mikel, Enyeama, others named for Ethiopia World Cup clash

First woman Bishop appointed in Britain, Ireland

Airtel seeks implementation of National Broadband plan

Jonathan relieves Emordi, Olagunju of appointments.

My hot temper saved me from being killed at 14 by Biafran soldiers

Oh God! arise thou for my help

X-Factor: DJ Switch wins Glo’s N24m, Sony Music deal

DJ Switch wins Glo X-Factor

Why I was fired by Nigeria Info – Matse

My Struggle, My Dream, by Fani-Kayode

Bar Beach not safe – Mgt

2Face to perform at ARS Championship closing

Agagu to be buried beside father’s grave

Police confirm seven killed at Apo legislative quarters

Mourinho vows to stick with Chelsea plan

Over 100 feared dead in Yobe attack

N12m up for grabs at Akpabio International Scrabble Classics in Uyo

Military reinforcements after Boko Haram massacre of 87 people

Youths brainstorm on participation in agric

Breaking News: Many injured as forces, Boko Haram exchange gunfire in Abuja

Africans making it big in China

The FRSC new vehicle number plates and Nigerians

UEFA chiefs back winter World Cup in 2022

Fire razes Ikota shanty

‘Nigerian crude oil stolen on an industrial scale’

Borno Boko Haram Attack: Death toll now 87

Oil marketers arraigned for alleged N1.3bn subsidy fraud

S.A grannies use condoms to treat arthritis

Three-year old, 11 others shot in Chicago

Man kills 3-month-old son for ritual

Jonathan’s Cabinet Reshuffle

Thursday, September 19, 2013

I have no regrets, retiring Justice Salami affirms

Nigeria spends N25bn annually on generators—Group

The burden of continuity in Anambra

Meat sellers, health workers, hospital row over ‘poisoned’ Pomo

Minister rules out bonus slash, code of conduct for Eagles

Senate summons Okonjo-Iweala, Ngama to explain budget performance

FG, state govts earmark N15bn to fight oil theft

It’s crazy to spend $8bn on fuel importation – Ben Bruce

Originality will differentiate me from other artistes – Monica Ogah

Nigeria loses $10m to foreign registered private jets

2014 World Cup Play-off: Calabar remains Eagles home

Niger Deltans for Jonathan and Amaechi!

The ides of a stow-away

‘Ibori does not own 30% of Oando’

Senate overwhelmingly backs draft wiretap law

Uduaghan announces $20,000 residency training for Delta doctors

Colour, in the evolution of TV tech

Ochei’s DTHA renewal

Labour alleges plot by FG to short-change PHCN workers

Resist take-over of PHCN’s power installations, NUEE tells members

Ethiopia can be spoilers – Okoku

Igwilo sure Eagles ‘ll qualify

My freedom plan for Anambra — Ubah

Mourinho: Blame me for Chelsea’s defeat

PDP CRISIS: How reconciliation efforts hit brickwall

Airtel, Nokia begin exchange of phones in Nigeria

Airtel, Nokia begin exchange of handsets in Nigeria

Bolt makes a u-turn on 2016 retirement date

LG polls: Enugu sets the pace

Effects of electricity tariffs on small business in Nigeria

Liverpool unleash Moses on Southampton

Boko Haram in deadly rampage in Yobe

NECO releases 2013 May/June SSCE results

Court dismisses contempt suit filed against NECO

Wanted Anambra commissioner resigns

Public security communication project ‘ll boost police capacity – IG

Sovereign Wealth Fund to redistribute oil wealth – CBN

Taraba Speaker attacked, escorts receiving treatment

Bauchi, Niger, Kwara, others to access World Bank’s $300m for youth empowerment

APC wants Defence portfolio taken from Maku

FG not transparent, sincere in addressing rot in education sector – ASUU

Nigerian fertiliser firm linked to jailed ex-governor

Mali president inaugurated in front of thousands

‘Nigeria loses $260bn annually to rice importation’

More expectant mothers opt for Caesarian Session – Gynaecologist

Patience Jonathan to address forum of first ladies at UN General Assembly

Former boxing champ Ken Norton dies at 70

Gaddafi’s son docked for crimes against humanity

Help! My mother is denying me! (3)

Mind your words, Gov Aliyu cautions Wike

Nasarawa killings: FG orders deployment of troops to checkmate Ombatse, other militia cults

Man, 46, arraigned in rape of three under-aged girls

33-yr-old man allegedly beats BB girlfriend to stupor, attempts rape

14-yr-old docked for defiling 5-yr old girl

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Women In Politics

Two Chinese nationals in court for attempted rape

Bauchi: The legal fireworks over council polls

Controversies trail FG’s N130bn allocation to varsities

Kings College marks 104th anniversary

Police lied about my rescue – Archbishop Kattey

Stay away from NASS, Reps warn Tukur

23 killed, 100 houses, shops burnt in Borno

Alleged N10.6m fraud: Police declare Anambra commissioner wanted

HIV/AIDS kills 300,000 Nigerians, orphans 1.5m children annually

2015: Opposition to Jonathan shouldn’t come from N-Delta, says Gov Uduaghan

Lagos PDP: Newbreed plot removal of old brigade

Okorie’s UPP unveils guber candidate

Communal crisis looms over robbery, killing

UEFA Champions League: Big guns shine on opening night

Police launch manhunt for 27-yr-old over lover’s death

FIFA demands play-off venues

Arsenal take 2 -1 away win in Marseille

Messi helps Barca nail Ajax 4 – 0

Basel ruin Mourinho’s Chelsea Euro return

South Africa, Nigeria to meet at CHAN

Babayaro leads superstars to play for life

Couple try to sell baby girl via Facebook

Four trapped in collapsed building at Emir’s palace

UAC boss reiterates commitment to stem falling education standard

ABU seeks distance learning partnership with NTI

Home Eagles draw S/Africa, Mali

Call for resignation: ‘I de kampe,’ says Okonjo-Iweala

Obi’s community sanctions alleged impersonator

Nigerian wins World Muslim beauty pageant

NFA commends Fashola on 2013 Federation Cup

Many killed, houses, vehicles burnt in fresh Boko Haram attack

Wife sues husband for allegedly impregnating pastor’s daughter

Mix reactions trails FG internet spy contract

Tukur, others ask court to strike out Baraje faction’s suit

Put asunder!

Ondo: Politicking without Agagu

PDP crisis alters political calculations (2)

Pick neutral candidate for PDP – Group

Why we want to deliver Anambra workers – Omar

Assad thanks Russia for help against ‘savage attack’

Francis Duru advocates creation of screen-friendly novels

Man United announce record £363.2m turnover

Philippine military warns Muslim rebels to surrender

Syria gives Russia ‘new evidence’ rebels behind chem attack

Amaechi’s NGF seeks Okonjo-Iweala’s resignation

Couple in court over alleged N1m visa scam

Enyimba’s FA Cup victory a mark of good things to come to Abia – Orji

Banks caution cutomers on scam mails

Suntai: Court fixes Sept.30 for ruling on state assembly’s application

We’ll sanction Kebbi flood victims who refuse to relocate – Commissioner

150 Islamists killed in Borno raid – Army

Court dissolves 17yrs marriage over constant beating of husband by wife

PSquare, Wizkid grab 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards nomination

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Police arrest bizman for allegedly stripping female officer naked

My husband uses my menstrual pads for ritual – wife alleges

My campaign expenses N30m, not N2bn suggested – Pat Utomi

‘I died seven times’, says Lawyer abducted while negotiating Ozekhome’s release

16 soldiers killed, many missing in fresh Borno attack

Middle-Belt Forum cautions el-Rufai against inciting comments

Drunken soldier kills 3

Alleged undergraduate serial rapist nabbed

Communal clash: Three feared dead in Rivers

Arrest war drummers now, Mark tells security agents

Agagu’s death is big loss to PDP – Bode Olajumoke

The Olu as Daddy Overseer

Our society rewards corrupt people, Jonathan laments

Jonathan’s head-butting of ministers

Anambra 2013: Nwoye drags INEC, PDP to court

Nigeria edges closer to strict legislation on cyber security, ICT vandalism

Shelle, Maina, Salvador emerge Lagos ministerial nominees

How we can beat Eagles – Ethiopia Coach

27-yr-old in court for rape, theft

Customs intercepts arms, ammunition at Lagos port

Sports Minister, othres hail Airtel on ARS Africa tournament

Ronaldo treble guides Madrid to Galatasaray rout

Farmer accused of kidnapping 13-yr-old boy

Customs arrests suspect with fake documents

Rise in River Benue: Govt advises residents to vacate flood-prone areas

Rooney gives David Moyes a 4 -2 win over Bayer Leverkusen

Mourinho to make amends for Chelsea’s elimination stage

Nigerian teams triumph in ARS opening matches

Aregbesola, Ogunsanya, others discourse future of Nigeria’s telecoms market

USADF, General Electric commit $2m to electrify communities off national grid

Don’t truncate Jonathan’s 2015 ambition, ex-militants tell Northern leaders

‘Prophet’ docked over N4.7m fraud

Startimes unveils new sports channels

Vigilante youths nab 19 Boko Haram suspects in Borno

Imoke happy with Eagles draw, wants to complete World Cup job

Wenger not underestimating Marseille

Ibenegbu to win for baby

Three policemen dismissed over alleged killing of Pastor’s son

Eko Atlantic city to have 1, 200 high-rise building – Fashola

Bale benched for Real at Galatasaray

Play-Off: Do not underrate Ethiopia, Lawal, Amiesimaka warn Eagles

Ade Ayeyemi to head Citi’s sub-Saharan Africa division

Graduate sues NYSC over non-mobilisation for national service

As 3rd session of DTHA’s 5th Assembly begins

Senate okays 8 for ambassadorial positions

Army reunites abducted boy with family

FG approves N6bn for technical colleges rehabilitation

China opens world’s highest civilian airport on Tibetan plateau

Civil servant remanded over alleged drug trafficking

Obi donates N1.46bn to mission primary schools

Fani-Kayode on ‘deportation’: Enough is enough

Blackface reacts to Tuface’s alledged wedding invitation

14,300 Lagos drivers are partially blind – LASDRI boss

Help! My mother is denying me! (2)

13 killed in US naval base shootings

Jonathan urges African leaders on human development indicators

PSquare ends US/Canada tour, heads to Addis Ababa

Monday, September 16, 2013

Father catches man raping daughter

N27.7bn EFCC CASE against Atuche: Utomi testifies in court

‘Eight hurdles PDP must quickly clear’

Dismiss N10.9bn theft charge, Nwosu, other Finbank directors tell court

Wife, friends stab husband to death, sister alleges

Foreclosure and repossession laws retard housing development — Experts

Sovereign Wealth Fund invests $200m in US bonds

Hearings on Ibori’s assets confiscation begins in UK

WARNING: Poor people are not wanted in Lagos megacity

Pregnant woman, 2 children burnt to death

Jonathan to forward 2014-2016 mid-term expenditure to N-Assembly

CAN threatens El-Rufai over Oritsejafor’s jet

Act fast over Nasarawa violence, APC tells FG

2-yr-old marriage dissolved over wife’s alcohol consumption

FG unveils new Yellow Card

Advertising spend dipped by N11bn in 2012

Abuja Motor fair to attract investment to auto sector

Mikel, Musa, Ambrose vow to crush Ethiopia

Medic raises alarm over epidemic of generator fumes

Taking on ‘too much’ for Dangote’s refinery

PDP crisis: Fears of spill over reign as House resumes

LMC, Clubs declare state of emergency in league

FG, World Bank intensify fight against terrorism, money laundering

Jonathan at UN-Habitat, pledges to support urban agenda

Pharmacists oppose proposal for Surgeon General

Nigerian runs amok in Ivory Coast, shot

Jigawa people living in abject poverty — APC chieftain

N27.7bn EFCC CASE against Atuche: Utomi testifies in court

Police smash kidnap syndicate in Imo

Fayemi eulogises Agagu as incomparable politician

Oil output rises by 150,000bpd as Shell re-opens TNP

60-yr-old docked over impersonation

Land ownership crisis looms between Rivers communities

Blind friends in court over wife ‘enticement’

Newly wed couple, 2 others perish in auto crash

Ozekhome: Edo govt urged to fight kidnapping with job creation

2015: What does Obasanjo really want?

Call Clark, Asari-Dokubo to order, Tsav, Shuluwa tell Jonathan

Cabinet reshuffle: Why the furore?

IBB inaugurates N610m new presidential villa in Sokoto

Sanusi launches revised payment system document

Unidentified gunman shoot sporadically at US Navy base

Woman seeks control of husband’s salary

Lion rips Ethiopian zookeeper’s neck

APC urges FG to act fast to prevent Nasarawa from becoming next trouble spot

Nigerian storms Abidjan police station with cutlass, chased policemen away

Men with larger testicles are lesser fathers – STUDY

Saudi urges world action on Syria

S.Africa’s Famous Brands buys into UAC

Ethiopia, Nigeria battle for World Cup place

‘Several’ wounded in shooting at US Navy Yard

How healthy diet, lifestyle keep heart attack at bay

Rainstorm destroys homes in Katsina

Can Nigeria break up?

2015: Jonathan, Anenih, Clark and the PDP crisis

JTF arrests 11 Boko Haram members

Three-storey building of 13 flats collapses in Enugu

JTF nabs 20 over oil theft in N’Delta

First Lady denies involvement in Enugu Disco

Abia: Time to tell own story

13-yr-old kidnapped over late father’s documents

VENGEANCE: Youths kill policeman in retaliation

Brass bands, starched uniforms: The road to the Army

Okoku meets Elegbeleye over 1983 F/Eagles scholarship

Hold Jonathan responsible for blockade of Rivers’ Govt House – APC

INEC’s Lopsided Appointments

Weep not, Minister

I ‘ve no hand in sale of Enugu Disco – Dame Jonathan

Four suspected Islamists die after vigilante arrest

In-fighting tears NLC apart

Confed Cup: Enyimba trample on Wolves

Eagles know World Cup foe today

‘I’m going to break your legs’

Utaka outshines Yakubu as Obafemi returns with a bang

ASUU strike: Baraje led PDP begins 7 days fasting

Sunday, September 15, 2013

PDP crisis: Jonathan has no pact with the North — Zwingina

2015 PRESIDENCY: nPDP drops demand for Jonathan to go

Let every company source its own foreign exchange

Ondo declares 7-day mourning as more tributes pour in for Agagu 

Stock market capitalisation records 26.6% growth, hits N11.533trn

Dangote, richest African in the world

I contested 2007 presidential election to preserve sanctity of democracy — ATIKU

Delta Central bye-election: APC hasn’t adopted any candidate —Ikimi

I’ll block £3,000 visa bond on Nigeria, others — UK Dep Prime Minister

Uduaghan bags Fellowship of Postgraduate Medical College

Vacate flood-prone areas now, Delta Commissioner warns farmers

3 killed, houses burnt in fresh Nasarawa crisis

Mother’s grave!

Two bystanders shot as police open fire in Times Square

Syria hails US-Russia chemical arms deal as a ‘victory’

Outcry over rape of five years old girl in Pakistan

Three-storey building collapses in Enugu

14 die as vehicle plunges into river

NMA mourns late Agagu

Ronaldo renews contract with Real Madrid

Agagu: My dad was hypertensive – Son

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Obasanjo, Atiku are finished politically – Jubril Aminu

President goes for broke

Living on the Promises of God (2)

Jonathan to dump Tukur, seeks soft landing

Nigeria in the eyes of a Briton

2015: Jonathan has edge over the North – Sulaimon

Why we appealed Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan’s acquittal – Fashola

10 feared dead as Nasarawa boils

I ‘graduated’ from kid robber to notorious car snatcher – Man, 29

ENDLESS RIVERS OF CRISIS! The PDP, the police and a governor locked out!

What goes on in most motor parks at night

Thunder kills 4 persons in Nasarawa

Friday, September 13, 2013

FG to constitute governing council for Sovereign Wealth Fund

we, the people

NBA, Sagay kick against Ozekhome’s call for amnesty to kidnappers

Fed Cup: Maigari expects spectacular finale

Struggle for emancipation of down trodden just begun – Lamido

PDP: Old things are not past, the new is not come

Maku takes over as supervising Minister of Defence

My father’s agitation paved way for Jonathan’s Presidency — Melford Okilo’s daughter

Aviation development: A rehash of old tunes

Police rescue NURTW kidnap victim in royal father’s palace

Why President Jonathan should bow to opposition forces

Landlord dupes 100 prospective tenants

Taliban bomb US consulate in Afghanistan

New Delhi gang rapists sentenced to death

Fayemi threatens to sanction parents of children denied education

2 foreign journalists arrested in Rivers, released

890 traders displaced as Enugu demolishes Old Park Market

Ondo police nab 3 teenagers over attempted kidnap

Lagos PDP berates Olaoluwa over call for sack of National Sec

Ozekhome returns home to big celebration

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Free Syrian Army rejects Russian chemical arms plan

Gunmen abduct Bini traditional ruler

Ozekhome returns home in tears

NBA, others hail Ozekhome’s release

FG debunks plans to buy 53 gold-plated iPhones

Late Goldie’s husband moves on… finds love again

Mauritania to provide electricity to power-starved Senegal

I’m not afraid of EFCC, says Gov Lamido

10 killed in another military air strike on Boko Haram

Hamsik ‘priceless’ if Bale worth 100m – Benitez

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Tension over alleged killing of 3 by vigilante group

Strike: Suswam’s committee didn’t advise FG properly, says ASUU

How Nigerian jailed in US stole $11m

Presidency, G-7 meeting deadlock over Amaechi

Let me go home, stowaway kid begs

STRIKE: Go back to negotiation, NANS urges ASUU

Anambra poll: Court decides Andy Uba’s fate today

Between Abia and the heavily indebted states

LMC fines Shooting N3m

Family of 3 dies in their new house

NSITF, NECA meet on implementation of Employee Compensation Act

Federation Cup: NFF, Lagos State conclude arrangements for epic finale

Keshi warns against slips at home in playoffs

Education for sale: High fees, mercenaries bane of education sector

You need to be careful about Rivers crisis – Ladi Williams

6 killed, 2 injured in terror attack on Bauchi village

PHCN workers more concerned about entitlements than sack – Ajaero

Nigeria remains committed to global peace —Maku

PDP crisis: The messier it comes

Jonathan wants Olympic gold medals

Burdens of contemporary education

‘Nigerian Muslims reject Boko Haram, suicide bombing’

240,000 Nigerians die annually from physical inactivity — Don

NIMET warns pilots over hazardous weather

May drops new video ‘Get Down’ ft Oskido

Jonathan has right to contest 2015 polls, says Abia PDP boss

Two club girls in court for disturbing public peace

N1m up for grabs at TJ’s Table Tennis tourney

Gunmen attack Bauchi village kill 6 injure 2

Jonathan sacks Minister of Education, eight others

Sexagenarian charged with killing 5 people in Ogun

US will strike if Syria not ‘honest’ – Israel

Syria army battles on all fronts but loses on the football pitch

Jihadists force Syria Christian ‘to convert at gunpoint’

APC slams FG over continuing ASUU strike

France poised for Syria strikes

Oil theft and imperative of implosive surgeonisation

Herdsmen destroy farms in Jos communities

Keshi says Super Eagles will get better with time

S-West PDP faults concession of zone’s offices to Obasanjo

CAN expresses shock over Anglican Bishop’s kidnap

Syria Upstages 9/11

PDP CRISIS: Rebel govs frustrating peace moves – Presidency

35m Nigerian adults are illiterates — MINISTER

6 killed, villages razed in A-Ibom

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

12-year-old girl commits suicide in Bayelsa

Kwara House passes Bill changing state varsity to Abubakar Sola Saraki University

President Jonathan hosts Okagbare today

Call Atiku to order, ex-militant leaders warn ACF

No new PDP in Bayelsa – State PDP scribe

Jonathan urged to resolve PDP crisis

Fear of imminent flood grips Bayelsa communities

Owerri Prisons overflows with awaiting trial inmates

PDP’s tales of the absurd

Beauty and the bleach in deadly romance

Monday, September 09, 2013

Electronic Voting Possible If…

55-yr-old allegedly defiles 11-yr old girl

It’s wrong to make stowaway boy hero – NAAPE

Osun PDP suspends chieftains for attending Oyinlola-led state nPDP meeting

Help! My mother is denying me!

Declare your plans for 2015, Anenih tells Jonathan

Woman jailed 14 years for stealing N3.15m

Anambra poll: Air Force jet to convey sensitive election materials – INEC

Ozekhome’s release imminent – Brother

Lagos transport: Molue going!, going!!…

US will ‘pay the price’ if it attacks Syria – Assad

US, Russia clash at IAEA over Syria probe

Police arrest two for allegedly raping 4-year-old to death

Pidgin English: A medium for effective communication?

Suntory to buy GSK’s Lucozade, Ribena drinks for $2.1 billion

Boko Haram: What is Comrade Shehu Sani up to?

‘Expect everything’ if US attacks Syria, Assad warns

U.S.-based NGO plans to create 10m jobs in Nigeria

Court dissolves 5-year-old marriage for consistent battering

The new PDP (NPDP) and their chances

Sunday, September 08, 2013

Emergency rule (for chartered accountants)

Delta commissioner stabbed by PDP youths

Obasanjo behind PDP crisis, Kashamu alleges

Ozekhome: Kidnappers release Ugbome, may free human rights lawyer today

Activists, labour, journalists, lawyers move against electricity tariffs, petition UN

FG worries over insecurity

World Cup: Italy, Germany to qualify tomorrow if….

Aftermath of 2011 Bonga spill: 150 feared dead in Delta, Bayelsa

Eagles, Etalons tango in Kaduna

Unfair FAAN bashing over Stowaway Daniel

Dangote’s oil refinery loan has 7-year tenor – Banking sources

BABY FACTORY: Hairdresser, 3 others nabbed in Enugu

Promoting food security through investment in science

Is poverty the ultimate reward for pension contributors?

Security fears at Akanu Ibiam Int’l Airport

Okiro urges co-operation between PSC, Police Ministry

Analysis: Public health & economic implication of tobacco legislation

Courteville to promote Nigeria, Caribbean trade relation

20% of our population is employed by SMEs – Skye Bank

Customers as Elephants – 1

Berger Paints pledges to enhance shareholders’ value

Sports Minister to open Airtel African Championship

“New PDP” will not compromise on principles of equity, fairnes – Bukola

Save 10.5m Out-of-School Children: Sign this petition!

Al Qaeda group claims Baghdad attacks that killed 50

Egypt army launches air strikes on militants

Miss World starts in Indonesia after Muslim hardline protests

Kenya offers 46 oil blocs to Nigerian investors

World cup qualification: Nwankwo Kanu, Obaobona, others hopeful

Girls Education: Gordon Brown visits Nigeria

Tokyo beats Madrid, Istanbul to right to host 2020 Olympics

Egypt Islamist head faces new murders case – Judiciary

PDP CRISIS: We know how to handle defectors, factional members — Ortom, Minister of Industry

‘Its time for Christian governor in Lagos’

Female lawyer stuns immigration: ‘I paid N1.5million for mystery baby’

Police shuts ‘New PDP’ office, deploys Armoured Personnel Carrier

Living on the promises of God  (1)

UNIBEN VC’s ALLEGED POISONING: ‘Lecturers punished for ‘crimes against humanity’ are fighting back’

PDP: ‘Divided we stand’

World Cup Final round: We’re ready for any opposition, Keshi declares

Call for removal of Benin Catholic Archbishop condemned

Alake @ 70, pleads with Boko Haram to stop killings

ANAMBRA: Jonathan ‘ll deliver free, fair election – Nwankpo, ex-presidential aide

Gunmen abduct Anglican Archbishop in Port-Harcourt

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Ekiti Govt arrests 70 lanlords without toilet facilities in their houses

Australia poll: Labor disunity aided Abbott’s rise – Analysts

Australia’s first woman PM Julia Gillard exits politics

Child trafficking: 2 women arrested in Calabar with 5 day-old-baby

Obama warns against Syria inaction, seeks EU support

Blasts in Somali capital kill 18

Bode George drums support for President Jonathan

Police arrest man for allegedly raping woman to death

World Cup qualifier: Who wins the fight – Keshi or Saintfeit?

Jealous lover stabs girlfriend to death in Bomadi

El-Rufai advises Anambra electorate to vote wisely

Friday, September 06, 2013

50 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Brono – Army

‘Why our native languages can go into extinction’

Prepare a habitation for God

ASCEND poised for active participation in politics

Teen activist Malala wins 2013 International Children’s Peace Prize

S.African striking miners set to return to work

Nigeria on verge of being declared polio-free – UNICEF

Lagos Tenancy Law yet to achieve goal – estate managers

We cannot stand alone except … says Jonathan

Actress bags 2 months imprisonment for stealing

ASUU strike becoming political —Suswam

Cholera kills eight in Oyo State

NFA partners with Google for Super Eagles

Hodgson plays down talk of World Cup woe

Nigerian wins YARA prize for  agriculture

Imo’s Abortion Law

Thursday, September 05, 2013

PDP Crisis: Why we fight Tukur, by Kwankwaso, Aliyu

Taraba Crisis: Danjuma in secret meeting with Suntai…shuns Ag Gov, Umar

Infidelity: Housewife jailed 3 months

Downpour: Pregnant woman, 6 others drown in Calabar flood

Students threaten to shut private varsities over ASUU strike

The shame and dilemma of Nigerian deportees

23-yr-old dumps baby in toilet

Anambra guber: Andy Uba, an ‘illegal’ candidate, PDP tells court

We ‘ll encourage stowaway boy to achieve his dreams – Edo govt

LG official, UNIZIK lecturer in N8m contract scam

Teenager dies in Lagos fire

How Oyinlola deceived us – Osun PDP

Man, 36, allegedly rapes 18-yr-old girl to death

Man jailed 7 years for raping 4-yr-old

Abortion law: Imo Govt moves against whistle blower

Church studying autopsy of late Catholic priest

Erosion ravages Abia villages

Gas flaring reduced by 20% – FG

Lagos govt bans Molue buses on Lagos Island

Ozekhome: NBA to suspend defence of kidnap cases

Nigerian invents Bamboo Tablet

Court adjourns motion to stop Gov Obi from confiscating hotelier’s property to Sept 12

Rivers police parade alleged kidnappers, recovers 20 vehicles

Fame has favoured me in so many way – Doris Simoen

Edo LG Tribunal overturns Owan East council poll

PDP crisis: Expect more NASS members in Baraje’s new PDP — Rep Nwuke

20 killed in fresh Boko Haram attacks in Borno

Standard Chartered, GTBank, nine others finance Dangote Refinery

Insecurity won’t stop transformation agenda – Maku

Kwara:The Offa battleground

Mismanaging relationships 

Nigerians, high net worth tourists – Duke

Dangote refinery’s job prospects thrill labour

Pornography makes our movies real – Benson Okonkwo

Child marriage: Stella Damasus, Sani Yerima clash on Al Jazeera

Mixed reactions trail 5-year jail term for exam cheats

Jonathan has no interest in NYCN leadership, says Minister

20 killed; council, schools, clinic razed by Boko Haram

FG approves N15bn loan to farmers at 1% interest rate

Police arrest 5-man syndicate on counterfeit currencies

US military strike: Syrian foreign minister to hold talks in Moscow

Taliban shoot dead female Indian author in Afghanistan

AUC, AGRA sign MoU to grow agriculture

Iranian president wishes Jews happy new year

Nigeria to assist Kenya to develop oil sector – Envoy

New single: Iyanya’s “She can get it” surfaces online

Late Princess Diana film premieres in UK

Uncompleted 4-storey building collapses in Onitsha

Dangote refinery to employ 8,000 engineers, create jobs for 85,000 Nigerians

Suspected gay docked for abusing 7-yr-old twin

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Behind closed doors (4)

Lagos’s Poor Metro Ranking

Court remands man, 34, for alleged rape of 12-year-old

Behind closed doors (3)

Police arrest 2 men for allegedly defiling infants

Mother expresses concern over whereabout of stowaway boy

21 commercial sex workers arrested in Jigawa

Generator fumes kills newly-wed couple, one other in Calabar

Niger Delta youths allege plan to hijack NDDC projects

Don’t destroy varsity system, PFN warns ASUU, FG

Enugu govt moves to demolish Church

PDP’s stormy tea cup

Four killed, one injured in Ebonyi auto crash

ILO, others move to end workplace discrimination against disabled persons

FG disburses N5bn to 56,500 women under CCT scheme

Chime donates vehicles to DSS

Escape from a lynch mob: Story of 64-year-old suspected rapist

State of emergency stalls education in the North-East

Amori absolves self from Ewherido’s death, Obule’s illness

Bad governance threatening Nigeria’s existence – NIM

Ohanaeze decries imposition of multiple taxation on traders in Lagos

ANAMBRA 2013: The guber line up

Calabar is very safe – Maigari

Pro-Suntai lawmakers disown Uzodinma, reject PDP terms

Why mosquitoes cannot transmit HIV – EXPERTS

ASUU STRIKE: Mothers say ‘enough is enough’, ready for protest if…

Tukur declares war on Baraje, 7 nPDP govs

Customs, APMT at war over physical examination bay

Power privatisation: Atedo Peterside’s committee, BPE clash over procedures

Imperative for setting up recovery options for  Google account

4 suspected killers of policeman nabbed

FG should curtail rising crude oil theft – Makinde

Kanu: I would not be here without 1993 title

Woman, 5 others in court over alleged robbery

Nigerian players in flying start in Cotonou

Prison warder kills taxi driver, injures 4 others

Group commends NLC’s decision on ASUU

Uplift FC: Udinese FC assures Amosun’s wife

Leave Amaechi alone, activist urges Clark

Arab nations offered to pay for strikes on Syria – Kerry

AGRF opens with stakeholders taking stoke of 2003 Maputo declaration

Judge rejects release of info on Bin Laden by movie makers

FG has no vision for education – ASUU Chair

July 6, 2013!

Controversy looms: I gave birth to Azonto, says Sarkodie

Nigerian conjoined twins “healthy” after operation in India

Inside Bashar al-Assad’s brutal regime

J Martins, Okyeame Kwame hits studio for ‘Try again’ collabo

Vatican envoy sacked over child sex probe

Mali’s new leader vows to unite divided nation

Man who held three women as slaves for 10 yrs hangs self

Bolt may retire after 2016 Olympics

I was defending my country – Keshi

Woman cuts off landlady’s finger

0.25% bank loans go to small African farmers – Report

MI becomes Lagos Energy Ambassador

Ice Prince, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage nominated for 2013 MOBO awards

Global community cannot be silent on Syria – Obama

Lettuce reduces risk of heart disease, says nutritionist

British PM warns danger of fresh Syria attack if no US strike

Assange files spying charges against US in Germany

Bale must earn place, says Real Madrid coach

Wenger ‘confidence’ enough to convince Ozil

Police arrest 3 for car snatching in Enugu

Toyota recalling 370,000 vehicles worldwide

Syria: Obama gains domestic support for strike as Putin softens

Marijuana, safer than painkillers — STUDY

PDP crisis, divine intervention – CNPP

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Punishing Political Rascals

Ratings: Jonathan scores 57% in NOI polls

Jonathan’s 2nd term ’ll ensure stability — Edeoga

10,000 MW CHALLENGE: Can an old song create light out of darkness?

Army retires 10 generals

NAICOM decries low financial literacy in Nigeria

Mikel, Moses, 16 Eagles storm Calabar

N33bn police pension scam: EFCC gets court order to seize suspects’ property

CBN to resist pressure to devalue naira

Why Young Shall Grow boss was attacked

Insurance sector grappling with inadequate infrastructure — Wiggle

Tracking down bandits is tough work – POLICE

How Police foiled attempt to rob pharmaceutical firm

The bitternes of Femi Aribisala (2)

Ex-militants give FG ultimatum on unpaid allowances

Reliance on insurance brokers alone not healthy — Soladoye

Jega raises alarm over alleged campaign of calumny

69-yr-old woman asks FHA to refund N74,000 housing fund

Will America ever erase the colour line?

Military in manhunt for remnants of Boko Haram members

Father of stowaway boy appears

58 Reps, more senators back Baraje’s nPDP

ANAMBRA 2013: Mazi Okwu’s wonder in APGA!

Eat cucumber for soundness of mind, body and soul

Magical side of growing Nigeria’s economy

Akpabio’s uncommon plans for the Senate – James

Access Bank shifts focus to SME sector

Nigeria, other African countries record 781m mobile subscription in Q2

‘Guinea worm free Nigeria to be certified December’

Stakeholders seek collaboration on space systems

The Pain Doctor: Left arm pain

Desperadoes causing division in Edo APC, says party chieftain

Bauchi Assembly wants two contractors blacklisted

The bottom-mounted freezer, from Samsung

19 injured as police, marshals clash in Gombe

Rape of two sisters: Police re-arrest suspect in court

PDP crisis ‘ll not break Nigeria — Gov Orji

NMA canvasses creation of surgeon-general’s office

Why we are mum over Amaechi-Jonathan feud —IYC

Microsoft rated top employer in Africa

Odemwingie keen to impress at Cardiff

Nigeria’s mobile app market worth over $1bn —Osamede

NABTEB releases 2013 May/June exams results

Enugu Best Farmers dare Golden Eaglets

Former VC seeks additional state for S-East

Bishop Okonkwo tasks Keshi

Ex-militant leaders call for PPMC boss’ sack

Lagos guber aspirant makes case for Jonathan’s second term

Senators visit Amaechi, express worry over crisis

World Cup Qualifier: Supporters’ Club holds prayer session for Super Eagles

ANED mourns Mathew Atuegbu

I’ve no hand in Ewherido’s death —Amori

Broadcasting stations to go digital in 2014, says Mba

Suspected drug addict stabs 40-year-old man to death in Jigawa

La Liga is the Real deal – Gareth Bale

We’re ready to extinguish the Flames – Oduamadi

Herbalist, Okada rider docked for Kidnapping

N/Delta environment degradation: When oil theft, illegal bunkering take centre stage

Abortion saga: Rochas Okorocha bows

AGRA: Africa’s soils are in trouble, says Jane Karuku

Stowaway boy returns to Benin

NSE market capitalisation declines by N34bn

Woman arrested for dumping baby in toilet

Women slump as court remands 29 cult suspects

Nigeria ranked high on implementation of environmental agreements 

Keshi should not allow distraction to truncate his success – Hamilton

Army probes killing of 26 vigilance group members in Borno

Nokia to sell handset business to Microsoft for $7.2bn

Ex-militants issue one month ultimatum over unpaid allowances

I don’t know outcome of Jonathan, govs’ meeting – Amaechi

Experts set for African Green Revolution Forum in Maputo

The bitternes of Femi Aribisala

PDP crisis: Osun chapter disowns Oyinlola

Dennis Rodman visits North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un

Somali president ‘ambushed’ – Shebab militants

AMCON seeks buyers for Mainstreet Bank

Police declare Gov Amaechi’s ADC deserter

How to become an overnight billionaire in Nigeria

Monday, September 02, 2013

Pastor rapes woman in church during ‘spiritual bath’

Zimbabwe Decides Its Destiny

Why and how I set up FCMB – Otunba Sumbumi Balogun

Taraba political logjam ridicules Nigeria’s democracy—Tsav

Navy arrests two Beninoise, three others over pipeline vandalism

Widows of slain soldiers receive N12m compensation

PDP CRISIS: 26 Senators back Baraje-led faction 

Hooliganism: Wolves to take case to FIFA

Niger gov cautions politicians against heating up polity

Oil pipeline vandalisation, one too many in Lagos

Author arraigned for taking photos of policemen arresting okada operators

Will Jonathan address challenge of legitimacy in Africa? (2)

Crude theft: JTF impounds 2 oil laden barges, nabs 11 suspects

LUTH interns protest non-payment of 7 months salaries

6 Anambra LGs get N1.2bn for MDG projects

FG, UK intensify fight against terrorism

Group to stand surety for stowaway kid

Total hands over road project to community

PIB’s Fiscal Regime: A Moment of Truthfulness

UBA restructures, makes mgt appointments

Gunmen kill 7, injure 4 in Kano

Nigerian oil industry lacks transparency, good governance – AfDB

Development partners critical to power sector reform, says Nebo

Our commitment to Nigeria stronger than ever – Ford

Crises beautify democracy – Wike

Mokola flyover: Ajimobi’s spin doctors exposed

Lagos rail project receives UK boost

Enugu community protests alleged hijack of land by monarch

Critical assets under threat, says Jonathan

Mark calls on Boko Haram to embrace peace

Nigeria lost $100bn to foreign crude tankers – NCDMB

FG begins records digitisation

Ngige picks Anambra APC guber ticket

Taraba Assembly adopts resolution empowering Ag Gov

We ‘ve no hand in death of Sapele boat driver – ARMY

Okonjo-Iweala lauds Dikko’s performance

NIS tasks new fellows on integrity, entrepreneurial skills

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Minister urges enforcement of national building code

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