Vanguard News Archive for March 2014

Sunday, March 30, 2014

2015: Court asked to stop conduct of elections over N17.3bn judgement debt

The most mportant ingredient  in business is integrity — BOLA AGUNBIADE

MONETARY POLICY COMMITTEE as metaphor for the blind leading the blind

Musa: Osaze can’t threaten my World Cup place

OBJ advocates stiff competition in cable TV market

Crude oil theft in N-Delta to stop soon – NSCDC

Oshiomhole to Edo Traffic Mgt Agency: Arrest me if…

Ekiti PDP crisis: Fayose, Adeyeye to work together

The basics of capital gains tax

Bayelsa United and the Al Ahly challenge

I have forgiven Atiku, others – Obasanjo

Fire: Lagos to begin enforcement of building law

Nyako to Jonathan: Your govt responsible for rising terrorism in North

Vanguard’s Correspondent wins CTFK journalism grant

Abuja Attempted jailbreak: UK cautions citizens in travel alert

Osaze: I’m in the form of my life

Baale’s son arrested over Okada theft

28-yr-old, 2 others accused of stealing bicycle

Gunmen abduct Bauchi bizman

Attempted jailbreak : 21 died, 2 operatives seriously wounded — DSS

GOK Ajayi is dead

Liverpool thrash Tottenham, 4-0 , tops League table

Shootout in Aso Villa: President Jonathan is safe…Abati

Mothers Day: Women pray for peace, unity

Marwa, supporters defect to PDP in Adamawa

Building strong Eagles more important for me now – Keshi

UN document warns grave climate future

Voters rush to register for Afghan poll despite attacks

Two Spanish journalists freed in Syria

20 Boko Haram suspects killed in Abuja DSS attack

We will miss late Misau’s wealth of experience, says son

DSS foils attempted jail break at its headquarter in Abuja

Boko Haram suspect battles DSS in Abuja

Gun fire exchange rocks presidential villa, SSS quarters

Again Boko Haram attacks Borno village, kills 4

EFCC moves against Code of Conduct Tribunal boss

Saturday, March 29, 2014

This National Conference is waste of time – Prof. Nwabueze

Believe it or not, I’m still a virgin! — Adokiye

Hold PDP responsible for Nigeria’s poverty —Tinubu

‘Jonathan Explodes! ‘Blame northern govs, not me for Boko Haram!’

Confab Hiccups! The majority question and the North’s fear

The true face of horror in Ibadan! Bow, knife expose herdsmen as suspects

2015: Second term govs may cause problem for the PDP — Hon. Akpan

‘Police on the trail of Kaduna mass killers’

Police corporal killings in Abeokuta: Landlord, 4 children pay supreme price for defying killer cop

How National Assembly should handle post – National Conference referendum — Hon. Chinda

Mystery world of the Abuja ‘mad woman’

Methodist Church, Ezekwesili lament NIS tragedy

I can date my colleague but can’t marry him — Lola Magret

2014 guber: PDP is dead in Osun – Oladejo

Serendipity… a visual search for African ideology

Is the National Conference doomed before it starts? – 2

Amuneke will produce quality Eaglets – NFF official


2015 presidency: Okorocha’s ticket will boost apc’s victory — Ezediaro

Can 10 million jobs be created in this economy in 12 months?

‘Why Ajimobi can’t have second term’

2015 Senatorial bid: Pdp chieftain backs Delta gov

Racing: African Story wins $10 million Dubai World Cup

My close shave with death after burying intimate friend – Imansuangbon

Arsenal keep City in check

Espanyol 0-1 Barcelona: Messi penalty puts Blaugrana back on top of La Liga

Confab is serious business – Femi Falana

Aso Rock’s vibes: The President’s men

Kogi council boils, workers chase out Chairman

Church donates N3m to orphanages

Why I am still single — Moyo Lawal

Odemwingie strike maintains Stoke momentum

Dance in the palace – a Poem

Women in revealing clothes deserve rape – Brazil poll

Crystal Palace 1-0 Chelsea: Terry own goal damages Blues’ title tilt

Jonathan advises African leaders on industrialisation plan

Moyes bailed after plane protest, beats Aston Villa 4-1

Expert cautions against exposure to excessive heat

40 stalls burnt in Abuja market

Sultan of Sokoto to attend symposium on cultural diplomacy, religion in Vatican

Jonathan says government unrelenting in addressing insecurity

Syria army ‘gains ground’ along Lebanon border

United fans in ‘Moyes Out’ plane protest

Ghana’s president takes over as head of ECOWAS

Give me chance to govern Ekiti again – Fayose pleads

Katsina, Zamfara to convene security meeting over attacks

Russia vows no Ukraine invasion as leaders seek solution

Wenger won’t pick Arsenal successor

Ukraine boxer Klitschko drops out of presidential race

The money put on pilgrimage not a waste – Rev. Nicholas Okoh

Mobil gets NERC licence to build 575MW on-grid power plant

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Village plans revealed

S/E CAN warns: We’ll resist Fulani cattle rearers

Jonathan pledges enabling environment for foreign, local investors

First gay marriages take place in England and Wales

Another PDP stalwart stabbed to death

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Flamingoes apologise to Nigerians

Mixed reactions trail FG’s approval of fresh NIS recruitment

Fresh Petrol scarcity looms, as NUPENG shuts NIPCO’s loading operations

Putin calls Obama, suggests ‘possible steps’ to calm Ukraine

A-Court acquits Reps member, Azubuogu, over alleged estacode fraud

Ifeanyi Ubah dumps LP for PDP

Friday, March 28, 2014

Abia police abduct The Sun Editor

Lagos gets $200m World Bank support

Soka kidnappers’ den: ‘My son cannot recognise me’

Ekiti 2014: Fayose says he brought Fayemi and will remove him

Teachers, engineer kidnapped in Delta Secondary School

NDLEA arrest man with heroin hidden in anus at airport

Kidnapped two-year-old girl rescued

Nigeria can use fashion to create wealth, employment – WFO

‘Our royal father wants to annex our ancestral land’

created jobs wanted

I get countless marriage proposals every year — Nazareth Jesse Bako

Tiv/Fulani crisis: Over 32 displaced persons die in camps

It’s the menopause, not the end

u-n-b-e-l-i-e-v-a-b-l-e! Yahoo-Yahoo turns diabolic!

Ngige vs Obiano: Tribunal admits civil societies’ report on poor election conduct

Showbiz on song at Vanguard Personalities of the Year Awards

NFF had hand in my mother’s death —Okpala

Think twice on Uche, Osaze, Siasia tells Keshi

Nuella Njubigbo speaks on her marriage to Tchidi Chikere

JTF arrests 2 Britons, 12 Nigerians for illegal bunkering

Darey Art-Alade loses cool on national TV

Adokiye’s birthday present!

Defection: APC lawmakers lose bid to stop PDP from declaring seats vacant

No baby factory has been discovered in Lagos — Lagos PPRO

I love the attention my hips gives me- Shine Begho

Baby factories where teenagers deliver unwanted pregnancies

Tension as confab debates Jonathan’s address Monday

FG inaugurates new Board for NNMA

National confab remains best platform for resolving Nigeria’s problems-Dr. Udonsak

UNTH conducts 40 open heart surgeries in one year, says CMD

Stars storm Oritsefemi dad’s burial concert

Foundation to cushion effect of bereavement for widows

Policeman,suspected pipeline vandal killed in Lagos

Experts, stakeholders task govt on new paradigm angle against climate change

Man beheads retired Judge in Ogun

UK court clears NNPC in 10-year dispute over $310m contract, says corporation official

He is so right!

Defection: Court dismisses APC senators, Reps’ suit against PDP

I think Arsenal have chance of winning title – Pellegrini

Injured Bolt will not race again until …

Female lawyer buys baby for N1.5 million

Taliban attack on US guesthouse kills Afghan girl

Happy Mother’s Day, Mama

There is always a way (III)

NFF official optimistic Golden Eaglets’ screening will produce best players

State police only way to end deadly attacks – PDP stalwart

Subsidy fraud: Court dismisses charge against oil marketer

Confab secretariat says Misau’s death won’t affect resumption

Gaddafi son Saadi asks for forgiveness in prison video

Bayelsa vow to thrash How Mine in CAF Cup

United deny Qatari takeover talk

Islamic courts release 7 gay suspects on bail secretly

DPP absolves Pastor Sign Fireman of murder of 12-year-old girl

UBA declares N264.7b gross earnings for 2013

North East CAN holds 3-day fasting, prayers over insecurity

Shell uses trucks to transport crude in Bayelsa

Pastor in court over alleged break-in, theft of N680, 000

APC to consider only registered members for Congress

Boko Haram and our common enemies

70 year old man dies having sex with a married woman

FG allocates N74bn to NYSC scheme annually, says committee chairman

De- register APC now for heating polity, IPAC tells INEC

Confab delegate dies in Abuja

Jonathan, Abba Moro and the NIS recruitment fiasco

Association plans campaign against street begging in Gombe

NIS recruitment aimed at achieving transparency, efficiency, says Minister

Judge adjourns Pistorius trial to April 7

Costa Rica 2014: Spain outlast Nigeria for semi berth

Thursday, March 27, 2014

We Need More Ports, Rails

Ibadan horror: IG vows to get perpetrators

2015: I’ve not endorsed any aspirant — Gov Orji

FG boosts states’monthly allocations with $1bn

Pipeline explosion: Injured vandals nabbed at healer’s home

CAN opposes establishment of grazing reserves

Why insurgency is growing in Nigeria, by Kukah

I will kick out Eagles strayers, says Keshi

NFF queries Keshi

Politics of Competence: Oshiomhole’s difficult options

Broadband revolution: NCC to issue infrastructure coy licences in May

Attempted murder: Court aquits Osun lawmakers 7 years after arraignment

Our plan is to make Gambia year round destination – Joof

Man, 44, pleads guilty to theft, fraud

8 docked over Apostolic Church vigil robbery

Nigeria consumed 250,000 tonnes of LPG in 2013 – PPMC

2015: Igbinedion mobilises for Jonathan

Court restrains EFCC, ICPC, others from arresting Olotu

MEND attacks Shell’s Forcados pipeline again

Edo re-awards flagship Central Hospital project

Court discharges Chidi Lloyd of attempted murder

SAP Africa partners Nosmay to deliver cloud as service

NFF has powers to hire and fire but…. – Okpala

Costa Rica 2014: Nigeria battle Spain for semi final ticket

Cameroon arrests three for trafficking arms to Boko Haram

Pounded Yam

Students pass vote of no confidence on Rep

Oil prices jump on Nigeria supply worries

Police, vigilance group kill three suspected bandits in Delta

Recruitment tragedy: Civil society groups paralyse activities in Ikeja

Jonathan endorses computer-based test for UTME

Nigeria backs UN, says Russian annexation of Crimea illegal

Adelabu confirmed as Deputy Governor of CBN

Ibru School celebrates foundation day

Okigbo seeks science research approach to solve Nigeria’s problems

FCT minister allay fears on bomb explosion in Abuja’s Area One

Lucky Igbinedion working for Jonathan’s re-election

Policeman kills wife, five others, then himself

$50bn siphoned out of Africa annually – UN

FCT minister allay fears on boom explosion in Abuja’s Area One

Keshi retired me from football – Odegbami

Player revolt threatens Moyes

Balogun drops crutches

Appointment saga: NJC suspends Rivers CJ

Re: Understanding Keshi on Osaze, Ike Uche

My best friend hynotised, snatched my wife of 15 years— man tells court

I am the only one who can beat Blatter — Platini

NJC suspends Rivers Chief Judge

Man bags 10 months imprisonment for stealing wine, biscuits

Imo 2015: I’m best for Imo — Iheanacho

Ekiti 2014: Why Fayemi is not building stomach infrastructure — Daramola

PCs to lose more ground to tablets

Britain, France sign anti-ship missile deal for £500m

Turkey bans YouTube, Twitter

Dickson sacks Attorney General, six others

Kutigi Rolls out ‘49’ Wise men as Truce Committee members

North, South split over voting benchmark

Attorney-General seeks time to study case file on defilement

Attempted murder: Court acquits Chidi Lloyd

Search for Malaysian plane suspended

Urhobo tribe, her three core enemies

Niger Delta ex-militants take non-violence philosophy to schools

Give govt time to settle Warri North crisis —Egbema group

Bayelsa advocates stiff laws against pollution from oil exploration

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

National Confab list: Ndigbo youths flay elders on exclusion

Tough On Thugs

Police stop demolition of Ibadan horror house

Lagos expects 263 days of heavy rainfall this year

Fayose is PDP’s candidate for Ekiti election, party insists

Nasarawa Assembly calls for Attorney-Gen’s sack for scaling fence

Food crisis hits confab

JTF officer accused of raping 4-year-old girl in Plateau

Fayose lashes Fayemi for linking Jonathan to PDP primaries

The NIS debacle: Harvesting the dead

Defection: APC lawmakers ask court to suspend judgment sine die

2015: Southern Kaduna people predict victory for Jonathan, Yero

Corps members hold free health checks for Police tomorrow

Our presidential system of govt breeds corrupt leaders — Soyinka

Sultan, others protest marginalisation of Muslim at confab

ASUP strike: NLC condemns Education Minister

Oba of Lagos stool: Court adjourns for out-of-court settlement

Furore over workers delegates to Confab

Iyare Motors boss’ wife, daughter kidnapped

Amosun assures OSCOTECH of govt support

Meet UNILAG undergraduate who developed Wazobia Bible application

Federal Medical Centre shut over insecurity

Our curriculum has not exposed students to think – VC

Reps want one-lane traffic on River Niger Bridge

Resident doctors threaten strike over govt’s failure to implement agreement

Enugu police nab 10 suspected certificate forgery syndicate members

2014 Federation Cup kicks off April 5

How Jonathan stopped NNPC from buying new aircraft

UTME: Chrisgate gives guidelines for success

Battle Scars… projecting life of the near-dead in lens

SON, other stakeholders approve Dangote 3X cement

Osun model good for child education, says Amaechi

I ‘ll have a home in Cameroon if… – Lamido Adamawa

JTF sets two tankers ablaze in Delta

6 accused of stealing 817 bags of flour

Court rules FRSC’s new number plates illegal

Rectors seek end to polytechnic, varsity dichotomy

Ignore ‘no work no pay’ directive by FG —COEASU

Keshi confesses: Osaze is a great player

Gbaramatu: Group raises alarm over detainees’ transfer

Ex-militant leader lauds Dombraye’s appointment as SSA Security

Private jet: IYC defends Diezani, says probe targeted at Jonathan

Dana Air moves to meet AU’s 2015 deadline on safety audit

Lamido signs N114.7bn Appropriation Bill

6 arrested over sale of fake glue

Ideye will soon start scoring – Keshi

Protect Northern interest, 19 govs charge delegates

Immigration tragedy: Jonathan sets up committee to conduct fresh test

Confab: El-Rufai takes swipe at delegates’ age

Westerhof not a fantastic coach — Keshi

Ukanwoke to feature on CNN’s ‘African start-up’ series

Technology transfer: FG, Huawei boost IT education with N315m

Russia building up troops on Ukraine border—US

Estonia swears in EU’s youngest PM, Taavi Roivas

Wife, daughter of transport magnet, Iyare Motors, abducted in Benin

Oshodi rail station to resume services after 7 years

Bin Laden son-in-law found guilty on US terror charges

1,000 killed in Boko Haram conflict this year – NEMA

Experts warn over Nigerian ‘viagra’ drink

Fake Pistorius Facebook fund-raiser page taken down

Pope accepts resignation of Germany’s ‘bling-bling bishop’

New CBN boss vows stability, growth

Players hail Okenla-Ojeage for promoting table tennis

5 power lifting technical officials for training in Dubai

Obama agents sent home from Europe for boozing

Brazil 2014: Chukwu backs Eagles to create World Cup record

Flying Eagles pick Iheanacho, Success in 35-man squad for AYC qualifier

CONFAB: Lamido of Adamawa threatens to secede, we will join our people in Cameroun if…

One month old Baby burnt to death

Senate approves Emefiele as new CBN gov

Court sentences man to death for robbing N5,000

Imo Assembly denies plot to Impeach Speaker

Student in prison custody pending over rape

My husband wants divorce because I refuse him sex, says 69-year-old

Boko Haram and North East governors

Shell declares ‘force majeure’ on Nigeria crude exports

APC declares fasting, prayer aganist Rivers’ PDP guber candidate

El-Kanemi Warriors FC beg LMC to reconsider decision on relocation

Senator David Iornem in court over N200m foreign universities admission racket

Wizkid, Tuface, MI, others to air on BBC Live Lounge show

Suspected kidnapper strips self naked to avoid arrest

OOU mgt denies charging students extra fees

FRESH IBADAN HORROR: ‘Madman’ caught with human tongue, weapons

Police arrest Nasarawa Commissioner for jumping state House of Assembly fence

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Home Owner Charter: Amosun presents C of Os

No Alarms Over Kidnappers’ Den

‘Granting operational licences to local refinery operators‘ll curb oil theft in NDelta’

S/E govs resolve to jointly tackle security challenges

Sanusi dragged to court over alleged N50bn fraud

Lamido has aborted my dreams for Jigawa — Turaki

No player can bribe me – Keshi

I have no team yet – Stephen Keshi

Praying for A citizen’s secular meditations

Delegates to resolve voting issue today — Kutigi

Bamidele adopted as Ekiti LP guber candidate

Orji suspends 2 commmissioners for extortion, illegal taxes

Osun guber: Adeleke, Omisore submit PDP forms

We plan to win every game – Keshi

Okorocha appeals to NHRC to check child labour, human trafficking

‘Weak Q1 earnings anticipated in consumer goods sector’

Confab: Go home if you’re not comfortable with the arrangement — Remi Kuku

Medical consultants allege harassment by hospital lab scientists

74 killed in fresh Benue, Borno mayhem

How Rivers State achieved 100% routine Immunisation

Confab: Jimeta cautions delegates

CBN to mop up N1.8tr in 3 months

Delta Forum urges NJC to investigate judgment on Burutu PDP Chair

‘Agbim is as good as Enyeama, Ejide’

Obiano gets nod from Anambra lawmakers to appoint 10 SAs

Nigeria industrial sector underfunded – UNIDO

Smoking predominant among Nigerians, 18 to 40 – survey

I am well, fit and ready for National Conference — Akunyili

Police deactivate bomb in Kaduna

Stop insulting President Jonathan, Ijaw leaders tell APC, Northern elite

We didn’t issue ultimatum to attack Itsekiri —Ijaw group

Uduaghan’ll finish strong, Utuama assures Deltans

ICSAN holds public lecture on power sector

Brazil 2014: Keshi approves wives, says NO to girlfriends

Paucity of funds is retarding karate’s growth, says Federation’s Vice President

Anambra Governorship Tribunal: APC calls 50 witnesses to testify

Gunmen kill student, colleagues in protest

CBN fire raises suspicions on social media

Huawei showcases cutting edge solutions at CeBIT 2014

Breaking news: CBN office on fire

CBN, Lagos office on fire

2015 elections: I-G sends 16,691 policemen on course

Nigerian students in Crimea to now get consular services from Russia

PHOTO-SPEAK: A suspected ‘ritualist’ mobed in Oyo

Unleashing the secrets of success

Suspected thugs set ablaze Ekiti PDP secretariat

Gunmen kidnap couples in Bayelsa

Alleged missing N59.6bn: Reps summon AGF, CBN, Budget office

FG releases N113.75bn for girl child education

Lassa fever: Medical experts urge killing of rats

3 million people displaced by insurgency in 3 months – NEMA

APC chieftain says Nigeria will overcome security challenges

Boko Haram: 5 policemen, 3 others killed in suicide car bomb in Borno

Russia sends emergency generators to Crimea

Islamic school teacher arraigned over alleged defilement of 8-year-old pupil

Man ‘ban’ from Abuja, to spend 30 days in prison for stealing laptops

Arab summit kicks off with calls to arm Syria rebels

Egypt’s mass death sentences breach global rights law— UN

$20 billion, Sanusi and the opposition cabal

MAN United VS MAN City: local bragging rights at stake

Sambo Dasuki and security media relations

Terrorists are beasts, insane – Mark

A lady can propose to her man, Do you agree with Pastor Sam Adeyemi?

Spending N1.3trn on subsidy threatens Nigeria’s economy – APC

New video: Wande Coal drops ‘My Way’

Enugu Govt House Invasion: Police declare Onwuka, BZF leader wanted

MASSOB threatens to sue police over human rights abuses

I “ll not further enrich FG by returning my confab allowance, says Ozekhome

Monday, March 24, 2014

Wanted: 2015 Candidates

Politicians who left PDP are coming back — Gov Shema

A Jerry Rawlings solution for Nigeria

Confab: True federalism, not resource control is our position— Clark

EU, Nigeria sign 10m Euro deal to fight Boko Haram

OOU students protest non-compliance with Assembly directive

Bizman accused of biting off woman’s lip

How I escaped death in Maiduguri – Ex-Borno commissioner

Mystery trails missing Malaysian plane

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Minister urges Flamingoes on

Nigeria’s centenary: To make parts truly whole (2)

The Confab, Itsekiri, Urhobo and Bugaje’s grandstanding

SWF: Supreme Court gives FG 21 days to enter defence against 36 govs’ suit

I’m not worried by criticism – Keshi

‘NASS’ll go ahead with Constitution review despite national confab’

GM boss Lauds CFAO facilities for Chevy, Isuzu

10 vehicles smashed as APC, PDP supporters clash in Lafia

TB: Access to treatment still elusive

Dopemu, Iyana-Ipaja bridges: We need expansion not repairs – Residents

‘Weak governance hindering access to funding’

How to honour dead Immigration applicants, by Okonjo-Iweala

2 female boxers receive commendation in Edo

Nigeria, Namibia to build joint oil refinery

Police warns parties over Ondo by-election

N47.1bn : Akingbola asks court to decline jurisdiction

Football enthusiasts laud Flamingoes’ defeat of Mexico

No sale of blood in Lagos hospitals – LSBTC

JAMB concludes arrangement for April 12 UTME examination

Court dismisses ALGON BoT members’ suit challenging removal

Address negative environmental practices in Niger Delta, confab delegates urged

Investor to employ 15,000 through farming in Edo

Ikimi to NBA: Return to from confab

Okorocha’s aides defect to PDP

Buhari decries lack of functional refinery in Nigeria

10,000 Nigerians to own houses in 2014— Okonjo-Iweala

South Africa concludes plan to invest in Nigeria’s mining, forestry

“I’m scared of you sometimes…” Steenkamp wrote Pistorius 3 wks before death

NEMA says herdsmen displace 100 communities in Benue


PIB will be passed by NASS – Jonathan

Costa Rica 2014: Flamingoes go spiritual for Spain

How to do business with SAP ERP human capital management solutions

NNPC denies chartering of jet for exclusive use of Petroleum Minister

National confab: Presidential voting benchmark tears delegates apart

Corps member shot by unknown gunmen in Awka

PDP inaugurates campaign team for Fayose

Wizkid, Davido prophesy: Soul E comes under fire, defends it

Ibadan killings: Police to engage forensic experts

11 ships with rice expected at Lagos port

Malaysia says missing jet crashed at sea

Egypt court sentences 528 Morsi supporters to death

Boko Haram claims Maiduguri barracks attack in new video

N47.1bn theft charge: Akingbola challenges court’s jurisdiction

Islamic Cleric docked over alleged defilement of 12-yr-old girl

Board assures FCT residents of improved water supply

Elections in Ekiti, Osun will be credible, says Jega

Australia spots two new objects in missing plane search

529 Morsi supporters sentenced to death in Egypt

Remove subsidy on petroleum products, marketers tell FG

6-0 defeat: Wenger wants Arsenal flops to make amends

“I see Wizkid poisoned, Davido in fatal accident,” says Soul E Baba

El Clasico: How Messi hat-trick sees Barca past Real in seven-goal thriller

LASU: Time to award respectable degrees

“Whenever you’re right, shut up!” actor Majid Michel advices newly wed Paul Okoye

3 to die by hanging for kidnap, murder of infant

Lagos spends N49bn on LASU in 5 years

Nigeria beat Mexico 3 – 0, to take on Spain in quarter-final

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Police nab 7 suspects over discovery of skulls in Ibadan

Obanikoro bemoans ‘marginalisation of Lagos indigenes’

Eight questions FG must answer over increased electricity tariff — UN

2015: Oduah to coordinate pro-Jonathan’s groups

Weekend massacre: 90 killed in Borno, Benue

Experts split on using reserves to defend Naira

Don’t be afraid to visit any part of Nigeria, APC tells Jonathan

Water – So Important, So Ignored

S/E govs condemn attack on Senate President’s convoy in Imo

2014 Brazil World Cup: Parlour unsure of Eagles

Confab: Delegates resume today, get previous reports

National Confab: Why we need to dialogue — Nnamani

Politicians who left PDP are coming back – Gov Shema

Naira: Critical moment for currency on life support

Out next challenge is to move from cashless to paperless transactions – Systemspec CEO

Osun PDP confused, says APC

Daniel’s faction holds LP’s ward congresses in Ogun

Dickson, Daniel, Awujale in closed-door meeting

Ezekwesili advocates structural change in education

Four nabbed for stealing 17 goats

Dimeji Bankole not qualified to be Ogun gov – Kashamu

FG earmarks $1bn to fight oil theft, pipeline vandals, others

What President Jonathan discussed with Pope Francis

Court registrar bags 3-yr jail term over N80,000 bribe

Competency test: Teachers to file contempt proceedings against Edo govt

NIS tragedy: Any hope for unemployed graduates?

Building collapse: Lagos to make professionals accountable

Consumer right not observed in Nigeria – CPC

Sanusi and the missing $20bn

Jonathan arrives Netherlands for nuclear summit

Transforming the education sector

2015 election : You can’t feld candidates unless…INEC tells de-registered parties

NBC to sanction broadcast stations that deny opposition access

Pistorius trial extended to May 16

17 killed as Boko Haram bombs market in Borno

Cocaine-filled condoms sent to Vatican caught by Germany – report

Malaysia says French satellites spot objects in search area

Biola Ige, Muna Obiekwe x-rated picture update: I don’t remember sucking Biola’s … – Muna

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Immigration tragedy: ‘I found my wife in the mortuary, cold dead, after parting at test venue’

Charly Boy’s romance revelation: ‘Lady D intimidated me into marrying her’

Why we cannot run away from genuine federalism —Obong Attah

20 corpses of ritual victims uncovered in Oyo

Failure of National Confab will have grave consequences — Okoh, Primate of Anglican Church

Dreaming Dreams of the Almighty (3)

Confab: How to reconcile North/South conflicting interests, by Fasheun

I ceased to be a Christian 18 years ago – Lizzy Anjorin

Unemployment crisis: Nigeria without oil is the solution – Gov. Uduaghan

Nigeria, US joining forces against B/Haram – Ambassador Adefuye

DOS Convention 2014: Discovering to recover

Presidency: Zoning in South’s best interest — Ekpoko

Anambra cult war: Monarch confirms 5 dead, 15 injured

NSCDC, Customs officers beat panel beater to death in Lagos

Mobile policeman shoots self to death in Minna

Christian leaders told to reject govt appts, awards

Corrupt policemen jailed

Protecting children from the scourge of homosexuality

Why we initiated award nite–Adefaye, Vanguard GM

I’m dating Alao Malaika for fun not for marriage – Tayo Odueke

Faces at the Vanguard Personality of the Year Awards

Are the Ghanaian actors taking over Nollywood?

Roll call of dignitaries at the Vanguard Personality of the Year awards

Angst over red card for Keke NAPEP in Abuja

Genetically Modified Confab: `My agenda is bigger than yours’

‘Chained to the floor for four years!’

Boko Haram: Borno schools closed indefinitely

Chelsea smash Arsenal, 6-0

Fayose emerges PDP Ekiti guber candidate

Ukraine base in Crimea comes under attack, shots fired

World Water Day: Nigerians yearn for revitalization of pipe borne water

NIS recruitment: National Hospital releases 5 more bodies

China releases image of possible MH370-linked object

Vanguard Personality of the year awards 2013: Watch out for live streaming

Police free pregnant girls in ‘baby factory’ raid

Army will not rest until peace is restored – Minimah

Jim Iyke, Nadia Buari proposal, a fake?

The NIS Applicants tragedy, by Rev. Chris Okotie

Friday, March 21, 2014

Sexual predators on the prowl

National Conference: More questions than answers

Aliko Dangote: A lesson for African entrepreneurs

Anambra: Thrills, fanfare as Obiano takes oath of office

Inside Innoson’s industrial revolution

Namibians hail Jonathan ‘Igwe!’

Confab: Nigeria’s constitutional structure should be improved- Darah

Confab is not panacea to Nigeria’s problem — Ogboru

Power: FG to rake in $4.2bn – Uduaghan

World Water Day: Sustainable Water-Energy solutions take centre stage

Careless interviews can reveal more than they hide

Enyeama, Ejide key to Eagles’ World Cup campaign – Rufai

From Spare Parts Trader to Motor Giant: The story of Innoson

Benin, Warri agog for RCCG Region 13 Sports fiesta

Uduaghan is finishing strong, says Odili

Uduaghan I know – Ogeah

Anambra plots total take over of athletics

Govt, private bodies partner to develop FCT Chess

U-17 FIFA Women’s World Cup: Kanu assures Nigerians of victory against Mexico

Obiano reads riot act to contractors, consultants

Confab: Delegates set up zonal secretariats

APC dares PDP to make public evidence of complicity with Boko Haram or shut up

There is always a way (II)

Russian bank customers barred by Visa, Mastercard as US sanctions bite

Most rape victims don’t turn out as normal adults – Foluke Daramola

Crimea loss to cost Ukraine hundreds of billions of dollars – PM

Kaduna Health Workers suspend strike

Jonathan bags highest national honour of Namibia

APC and the roadmap to nowhere

AJTC: Nigeria to battle Egypt in semi-final

Highest employer of labour: Has Atiku done more than Dangote?

D’banj unveils Koko garri

Happiness Day: Nigerians advised to be cheerful

Shoprite opens outlet in Kano

Owelle Rochas Okorocha, Imo and 2015

UK based Nigerian asks court to declare same-sex marriage law unconstitutional, null and void

Jim Iyke proposes to girlfriend Nadia Buhari

Borno group okays Imam to run for governor

Australia switches to visual search for MH370

10-yr-old beaten to coma over bed-wetting

Invention: FG spends N24m on 16 inventors, innovators

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Boko Haram: 10 lessons from Biafra

Woman accused of stealing husband’s N2.8m SUV

Ekiti 2014: The die is cast

Okpala takes NFF to court Over sack from Eagles

World Cup: We’ll go far, says Onazi

Don’t field Wike as guber candidate, group warns PDP

Who is persecuting the president?

Telecom mast collapses, kills 2, injures 3 in C’River

Saraki is not the issue in Kwara — Belgore

Alleged missing N24bn Police pension fund: Reps committee faults Okonjo-Iweala

Provide security for us, Mile 2 residents, workers send SOS to govt

Anambra election tribunal admits 10,000 exhibits from Ngige, APC

When I love, it’s fierce – Uche Iwuanyanwu

Edo Sports Forum hails Okpekpe Race

Akwa Utd to consolidate against Kaduna

Midnight fire wreaks havoc at AOCOED

Day my boobs embarrassed me – Sarraphina

Rector lists bottlenecks to upgrading of maritime institute

APC ‘ll tackle unemployment —Okorocha

Climate change: Stakeholders raise alarm

Adieu Pa Ojidoh

Prize-winning Nigerian poet seeks to reclaim the Sahara

Mast collapses, kills 2, injures 3 in Odukpani

NEMA reports pipeline explosion behind RCCG Camp

Amosun orders payment of OOU lecturers salary arrears

Tompolo Foundation boosts schools with N50m

Former Sss Dg warns Rivers youths against violence

NPA MD urges Belgium to invest in Nigeria’s shipping sector

‘No compensation for illegal structure owners in Imo’

Confab: Group commends Jonathan for successful inauguration

Brazil 2014: NFF budgets N138.4m for Nollywood stars

APC plans violent overthrow of Jonathan’s Govt, says PDP

`My wife attacks me whenever I ask her for food’, man tells court

2014 U-17 World Cup finals: Nikyu optimistic of Flamingoes’ victory

I never dated Mikel Obi – Cossy Orjiakor

Nigeria will no longer treat terrorist group with kid’s glove – Jonathan

APC, LP members defect to PDP in Lagos

Reps urge acting CBN governor to investigate alleged “bribe for new Naira notes”

Who says the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable?

Nigeria sends 700 soldiers to maintain peace in Liberia

Senate mandates 4 committees to probe killings across the nation

Don’t take education for granted, says Taye Currency

Pistorius to sell home where he shot lover to cover legal fees

Norwegian ship ‘reaches area of suspected Malaysian plane debris’

Crimea: Russia sanctions nine US officials

Allison-Madueke to face Reps probe for spending N3.120bn on air charter services

Step back or face new sanctions, US tells Russia

Confab secretariat releases draft rules

Jonathan not first minority to rule Nigeria, but most incompetent, APC tells PDP

Nigeria will be 15th largest economy by 2050, says economist

Allow Keshi to work, former Stationery Stores FC defender urges NFA

Long distance athlete appeals to AFN on grassroots programmes

NEMA confirms pipeline explosion behind Redemption Camp

Australia locates possible debris of missing Malaysian plane

Cool/Wazobia FM presenter regains freedom

US lawyers seek repatriation of Abacha loot to Nigeria

Chelsea title hunt excites Lampard

Putin’s Crimea takeover sends shivers across ex-Soviet Union

TomTom launches promo, takes winners to Brazil

Who is Boko Haram?

Who do you agree with? TB Joshua or Oyakhilome on abortion

U17 World Cup: Nigeria beat Colombia, book quarter final ticket

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Of Civil Conduct, High Office

Ekiti 2014: Fayemi picks nomination form

Recruitment tragedy: ‘NIS is liable’

Nigeria’s oil industry at risk over high cost – IOCs

Budget defence: CBN overshot its 2013 estimates by N326bn

Amadu: Beating Iran vital at WC

DEATH AT NIS APTITUDE TEST: Educationists make case for unemployed youths

Defection: Court gives ‘rebel’ govs 7 days to respond to PDP’s motion

No jamboree in Brazil World Cup, House Committee warns NFF

Our Boko Haram hell — Rep Terab

Alamieyeseigha’s loot: Court summons EFCC, Lamorde

Stop killing Nigerian students abroad, Reps warn

Minister tasks VCs, rectors in S-South on devt

Apapa trailer park 76% completed — Director

Amosun assures OSCOTECH of govt support

ERC condemns NANS’ participation in National Conference

Subsidy protest death: Ex-DPO fired 10 rounds, says Police witness

No missing fund during Fani-Kayode’s tenure – Witness

CCA celebrates monumental strides of El Anatsui at 70

Police raid: Aspirant accuses Oyo govt of complicity

Amaechi swears in Agumagu as Rivers CJ

APC disagrees with PDP over empowerment by Aregbesola

Champions League: United, Dortmund into last eight

Ronaldo is ‘a beast’ but Real should fear Messi – Alba

FRSC wants more centres for issuing drivers’ licences

Failed Kidnap Bid: Police kill 2, arrest one

Oghara chieftaincy dispute: Claimant wants Appeal Court to unseat monarch

Why some men are coerced to donate blood —LSBTC

China launches organ donation Website

Old students association condemns Buni Yadi killings

Ebonyi govt threatens communities for vandalised MDGs projects

Rep condemns abduction of broadcaster

Bin Laden son-in-law makes surprise testimony at NY trial

Basketball: Zenith Bank women’s league dunks off

Why we couldn’t complete most projects — Akpabio

Chevron spends $1.7m to fight HIV/AIDS in Bayelsa

Jonathan approves appointment of 5 new Group Executive Directors for NNPC

Tompolo Foundation renders free medical services to Gbaramatu indigenes

Uduaghan’s devt strides’ll earn him more awards —Mudi

Ugborodo N576m alleged fraud: Court quashes charges against Ereyitomi, others

FG to establish Staple Crop Processing Zone in Edo

FA charge Mourinho with improper conduct

80% of stolen oil sold in int’l market – Uduaghan

Drogba, Sneijder flop at Stamford Bridge

Mourinho: We’re among the best, fear no one

E/Guinea leader’s son charged in France with money laundering

South Africa name team for Nigeria friendly

Court adjourns Sanusi’s suit against FG to April 8

Ezekwesili calls for focus on early child care education

Russia’s action ‘gravest’ threat to Europe since Cold War – NATO

Africa urged to embrace cognitive computing to address local challenges

New Nigeria plan to tackle Boko Haram wins plaudits

2014 Imagine cup: Microsoft begins search for best tech students

MAN U VS Olympiacos : Moyes, Rooney, RVP aim to overturn 2-0 deficit

Dortmund playing it calm for visit of Zenit

Ethnic nationalities seek constitutional recognition

Confab: Gana, Omar, Isekhure roll out agenda for delegates

Confab: Delegates agree on sitting arrangement

Mama Bakassi flays architects of Nigeria’s problems

No missing fund during Femi Fani-Kayode’s tenure, says EFCC’s witness

African continent accounts for 10% global cybercrime incidents – IDC, NUS

Confab: Religion is first flashpoint

Senate passes law to jail human traffickers for 7 years

Jonathan nominates Bulkachuwa as President Court of Appeal

China urges political resolution to Crimean issue

APC to hold national convention in May

Nigeria oil reserve drops to 35 bn barrels

Only technology can drive intervention in Nigeria’s education problems – Experts

Zuma must repay ‘unlawful’ upgrades on home: ombudsman

Nigerian film board approves 66 movies

Jonathan orders cancellation of Immigration recruitment

My focus is on improving what I met on ground – Danagogo

Turkish Airlines denies arms shipment to Nigeria

Insurgency sponsored to discredit, give Jonathan negative image – PDP

NIS death: ‘My daughter was preparing for her wedding’

National confab and delusion of Northern elders

“We need safer skies” Sosoliso survivor, Kechi Okwuchi pleads in emotional video

Senate begins Emefiele’s screening as CBN gov

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

NIS Death – Our Hypocrisy

Confab: Group faults Ike Nwachukwu’s nomination to lead Ndigbo

Reps move to probe NIS aptitude test mishap

Pastor uses machete on wife for missing church programme

ASSAULT: My story, by Ekiti commissioner

Flamingoes set to fly over Colombia

Corruption: EFCC grills sacked Justice Olotu for 7 hours

Buhari can never rule because… — Sen Ikpo

Middle Belt and 2015: Jonathan crosses the bridge

Is talk cheap? Nigerians spend N447.8bn on recharge cards monthly’

FG flags off digital ICT club to bridge gender divide

19 Redeemed Church members, 36 others die in auto crashes

PDP’ll reclaim mandate from defectors in Kwara —Jonathan

Foundation of Nigeria’s education policy obsolete – FG

‘Alleged fraud: EFCC witness exonerates Ikuforiji

Investment in tech start-ups will grow software market — Johnson

Terror: Nigeria, France, 4 others join forces

Police raid Oyo PDP guber aspirant’s office over arms, arrest 25

Confab: Professionals debate role of media

Deregistration: Obey court order, FRESH Democratic Party tells INEC

Oyo state appoints marketer for next National Sports Festival

Cristiano Ronaldo comes alive for Real Madrid

Drogba’s return ruined as Chelsea beat Galatasaray

Chelsea beat Galatasaray 2-0

Veterans salute new Sports Minister

Amuwo-Odofin boat mishap avoidable – Ashafa

Qataris paid FIFA official $1.2m

We’re ready for Messi – Keshi insists

Lagos to prosecute owners of abandoned ships — Fashola

Obiano appoints Secretary to State Govt, 2 other officers

5 ex-Lagos Fair employees for trial over N274m fraud

Okorocha worries over ‘near-comatose’ state of Judicial Service Commission

Delta House elects new Speaker

Fire guts Christ Embassy

Today, 30 years ago, Cameroon defeat Eagles in AFCON Finals

Jonathan’s govt fleecing unemployed youth, their parents – APC

Chelsea will not take Galatasaray or Drogba lightly

Schalke aim to give Madrid sterner second-leg test

NHRC probes Immigration recruitment tragedy

NIS: Senate gives committee one week to probe recruitment tragedy

Court dissolves 15-year-old marriage over constant beating

Nanny bolts with employer’s N350,000

Court remands pastor in prison over N52.3m fraud

Delta assembly elects new Speaker

China finds no terror link to nationals on Malaysia plane

West ‘crossed the line’ in Ukraine – Putin

Man abducts girl, hides her for two days

Suicide attack kills 16 in north Afghanistan

Crimea now part of Russia – Kremlin

Anambra House of Assembly pleges support for Gov. Obiano

U.S express frustration at Malaysia’s handling of investigation

Border: Congo, Angola resolves conflict

Navy arrests 22 Chinese, 4 ships suspected of illegal entry into Nigeri

2,000 displaced by Kaduna villages’ attack

MH370 search area now as big as Australia – Malaysia

Former FIFA boss, Warner paid millions by Qataris – report

Pistorius aware of gun rules against intruders, court hears

Troops ambush terrorists on Yobe mission, kill 8

Putin orders approval of Crimea’s request to join Russia

U-20 Women’s World Cup: I have no fears about Falconets’ first round foes – coach

Man, 20, rapes 8-yr-old boy

Malaysia plane’s flight path changed by cockpit computer

Singer, Chris Brown remanded in prison without bail

Weather forecast: Cloudy condition likely in Nigeria’s coastal areas on Tuesday

Cloud in Africa: the next big disruptor

Ekiti commissioner arrested for beating up NYSC member

Monday, March 17, 2014

2015: Aliyu asks aides nursing political ambition to quit

NIS recruitment: SERAP drags FG before UN

FG approves 25 Justices of Court of Appeal

Pastor drives self to hospital, shouts halleluyah, dies

Obiano sworn in as Anambra gov

Gridlock in Lagos as students protest lecturers’ strike

Immigration tragedy: Jonathan queries Interior Minister

Delta 2015: New permutations trail Ochei’s exit

Kidney transplant survivor reveals:Many Nigerian Policemen are dying silently from kidney disease

Yero abandons int’l confab over Kaura attacks

Jonathan to delegates: Let’s re-launch Nigeria

FG permits DISCOs to disconnect indebted agencies

CBN to mop up N1.8tr in 3 months

N27.5bn: Power failure stalls Atuche’s trial

Why it’s difficult to stop terrorists in N/East — Yuguda

10 burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway auto crash

APC’s Challenging Road Map

25 killed as Fulani herdsmen, Tiv youths clash in Benue

Power: FG suspends implementation of TEM indefinitely

Ekiti Guber: Consensus candidate fails to emerge in PDP

Odds against the Lagos Consumer Protection Law

Rights groups in Edo protest BEDC’s N750 monthly charge

Akpabio tasks Akwa Ibom confab delegates on unity

Anthony Village residents enjoy free healthcare by NGO

Ezekwesili, Fayemi’s wife to address women conference

Empowering women: The Jonathan approach

3,998 traffic offenders convicted in Edo, Delta, Anambra last year — FRSC

I never abandoned my job — Sacked senator’s aide

2015: Group urges Jonathan to declare intention

Uduaghan signs 2014 budget into law

NYSC DG cautions corps members ahead of polls

Okorocha orders street traders to relocate to Relief Market, Owerri

Land allottees decry loss of N81m to Obi’s govt

FG identifies threats to National Parks

Putin recognises Crimea as independent state

Oko poly crisis: Governing Council denies plans to relocate institution

FUT, Minna expels 5 students over exam malpractice

WEF Nigeria and the Davos outing

Confab: Clark, Akinjide disagree on regionalism

Total denies shutting Ofon-2 project

NERC abolishes flat tariff system


I wanted to reduce fuel scarcity, says arrested pipeline vandal

Jonathan Inaugurates Confab

Spend money on education, not Confab, Poly students protest in Lagos

Pistorius ordered six new guns before shooting

Crimea: EU, US unveil sanctions as Ukraine recalls ambassador

Obiano sworn-in as Anambra governor

Missing jet: “Only Malaysia govt knows the truth” – angry relatives

Police arraign 3 men for stealing 2 blackberry phones

NIS tragedy: Jonathan summons Interior Minister, Immigration Comptroller-General

Court orders EFCC to arrest company MD over alleged N918m property theft

Immigration records smooth recruitment exercise, says report

Italy pledges to quicken visa issuance for Nigerians

MedView Airlines not grounded – Spokesman

Confab: NEMA deploys ambulances to venue

Again Boko Haram kills two; sets churches, houses ablaze

Sanusi: Whistleblower or hypocrite?

Again Boko Haram kills two; sets churches, houses ablaze BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Suspected members of Boko Haram terrorists have again invaded Pela Birni village of Hawul Local Government Area of Borno state, killing two residents before setting abl

Crimea declares independence from Ukraine

Last words from Malaysia plane believed from co-pilot

U17 World Cup: Nigeria pip China

How to end corruption in Nigeria, by Okonjo-Iweala

KIDNAP: I ate biscuits for 10 days, says freed lawmaker

Sunday, March 16, 2014

It’s difficult to advice Keshi on Ike – Eguavoen

Unity Bank in N3.4bn tangle with ex-MD, Falalu Bello

Odemwingie apologises to Keshi

Mass burial for Saturday Kaduna villages attack victims

Dopemu bridge maintenance: The traffic is challenging – Opeifa

National Confab: FG insists on no-go areas

Poor electricity, tariff: UN queries FG

Clark’s cross

Give service, get support

Rebuild our town, ravaged community begs Akpabio

CBN threatens to sanction banks on ATM frauds

Anambra: Obi hands over to Obiano today

Confab: UPC decries poor representation of Urhobo

Ilaboya hails Bendel Insurance!

Nigerians are corrupt- President Mugabe of Zimbabwe

Ex-gov Adeleke joins Osun guber race

Olaitan wins Greek title with Olympiacos

NNPC pumps additional 956m litres of petrol

60% outpatients seek malaria treatment

Microsoft Nigeria gets new country manager, Kabelo Makwane

Delta Speaker, Ochei resigns

Police foil N50m robbery attempt in Shagamu

Nigeria earns $50bn from gas exportation in 15 years

Ukraine’s east in violent rallies, seeks Crimea-style referendum

Group wants Enugu Govt House invaders fished out

US rejects Crimea vote, says Russian actions ‘dangerous’

Crisis in Ukraine, Referendum in Crimea

La Liga: Messi breaks another record, as Barca win 7-0

Crimea votes to join Russia by 93 percent: exit polls

Rosicky sinks Spurs to boost Arsenal title bid

Pilots focus of Malaysia missing plane

NEMA confirms fire incident at NNPC pipelines in ljegun

NIS test stampede: APC calls for investigation

Sex worker’s son for Manchester United dream big

Death from NIS stampede “unfortunate” , says Tambuwal

25 countries search for ‘mystery’ Malaysian plane

US, Northern Govs to brain storm on Boko Haram

Crimea holds secession referendum amid Ukraine turmoil

Dreaming Dreams of the Almighty(2)

Flying Eagles begin second phase training with 55 players

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Female banker defrauds Emir of Kano

Ambush, rape on Abuja pedestrian bridges

Immigration job test tragedy: Over 16 feared dead

The day Jonathan, Sambo, govs set PDP agenda for the N-west

X-rated picture with Muna Obiekwe: See the film and judge me — Biola Ige

Communities where they couldn’t bury their dead!

My Boko Haram Story, by Senator Khalifa

Stick to long jump, coach advises Okagbare

How to check rising terrorism in the North, by Gov Yuguda

As Fulani herdsmen fire rages… 200 killed in Kaduna

Orubebe Golf Tournament…

Mystery Benue murderers or herdsmen

Educating Nigerian girls would transform our nation

The Kano Pillars, Enyimba catastrophic outing

Aviation reforms: Nigeria still too far behind

Delta 2015: The Urhobo game plan

Nigeria’s Centenary celebration and its discontents (2)

Chess: Moulding little Iyefu into a Grand Master

IFE DAY: Fayemi, Obanikoro, Omisore others preach Yoruba unity

Panic as fire alarm forces Lagos-Abuja plane to make air return

Confab delegates to arrive inauguration venue Monday morning

National Confab: Aginighan counsels Ijaw delegates, lauds Jonathan

Femi, Gentleman thrill Lagos fans

Can Liverpool whip Man Utd at home?

Immigration recruitment: 2 dead, 7 hospitalised in Minna

Nigeria will not disintegrate – Otobo

Immigration recruitment: 4 die in Port Harcourt stampede

Immigration stampede: PDP mourns victims, demands immediate investigation

Katsina: When a governor became traditional ruler

Echoes of the many massacres

Jonathan and the burden of national unity

The power of passion and the spirit of the warrior

Okocha wants Osaze, Uche, Yobo, included in World Cup team

Troops capture armoury of terrorists around Lake Chad – DHQ

Gunmen kill 117, displace 708 persons in Katsina attack – Deputy Gov

Stampede mars immigration recruitment in Rivers

37,800 applicants participate in NIS recruitment in Kano, Gombe, Borno

Applicants decry NIS recruitment exercise

Woman, 4 men assault policemen

50,000 protest Crimea action in Moscow

33 aspirants jostle for PDP governorship ticket in Benue

Malaysia says jet’s disappearance ‘deliberate’

Immigrations recruitment: 7 feared dead, dozens injured in stampede in Abuja

Seven dead as job-seekers stampede in Abuja stadium

Immigrations Aptitude test holds today

Shun divisive tendencies,Jonathan’s CoS counsels Yoruba

13-yr-old boy crushed to death in Bayelsa

Boko Haram: Again multiple explosions, sporadic gunshots hit Maiduguri

Jang in moves to transfer of power to younger generation

Force will be applied to dislodge Fulani herdsmen from Benue – Police

Mother, three children die after eating yam flour meal

CONFAB: Delegates yet to get letters, briefs

2015 elections will be better – Jega

Stress, longer period in traffic increase heart diseases – Ihejieto

2015 Igbo Presidency: Orji Uzo Kalu, Ohaneze Jokers – Chekwas

Aggrieved workers chase out council boss from office

FACE-OFF: Unending war between Edo Teachers and Edo govt over competency test

We don’t have enough funds for sports – Danagogo

Friday, March 14, 2014

Anti-gay law: Why we won’t sanction Nigeria – UN

First Lady congratulates Gov Jang at 70

Itsekiri on Confab: I’ll fight Jemide if… – Rita lori-ogbebor

Cynthia Osokogu: Absence of defense counsel, defendant stall trial

Super rich Nigerian musicians living their dreams

NEIMETH International Pharmaceutical set to build facility in Anambra

World Indoor fall-out: George’s fall due to AFN medical team bungle

The battle of the labels

Impunity of taking containers, tankers into inner city roads

Brazil 2014 World Cup: Fans shun Nigeria/Bosnia match

Family of slain Niger Delta youth leader wants govt to fish out killers

Stakeholders advocate legislation on building control

Sambo, Ekweremadu, govs, Eya, others mourn Uwechue

NPDI condemns NDDC liability profile

Police kill girl, 12; rescue kidnapped Assembly member

Omoni Oboli is the Best actress in Nollywood —Movie director

Wheelchair Tennis team yearn for Liberty Stadium camp

US, Russia talks on Ukraine end in failure

LMC bows to Abia Warriors, suspends league matches in Maiduguri

NTTF Pilot League: Winners get N890, 000 in prize-money

NGF wants concerted efforts to tackle corruption

Journalists attacked at bail hearing in Edo

Vaginal gel to protect women from HIV developed

2014 World Cup: Super Eagles begin final preparations May 26

Oduah’s achievements will be used as yard stick for future leaders – Union

Arsenal will discipline Bendtner says Wenger

I love indigenous food – Femi

My anger is people don’t travel with enough cash, robbery suspect laments

Tankers, trucks over-run Lagos

Native doctor in court charge with cheating 3 of N500,000

Re: International Women’s Day (1)

Federal Poly Auchi admits 6,438 out of 15, 000 candidates

Immigrations recruitment: Don’t go to your state to write test – Minister

Angry youths burn canoe after FESTAC Canal mishap

Boko Haram dealt another blow, free dozens of insurgents

‘Dabiri-Erewa has ability to govern Lagos’

Armed robbers kill two in Argungu bank attack – Police

‘Raped’ teenager dies after setting self on fire

Boko Haram: Premier league matches suspended in Maiduguri

Boko Haram: Don’t Politicize Soldiers’ Welfare–Tambuwal

CBN asked to refund N1bn spent on 2007 Presidential election ballot papers

Confab: Speak with one voice, Ohaneze youths beg Igbo delegates

30 million Nigerians still live in darkness – FG

Leave Abuja now or .. Bala tells prostitutes, beggars, hawkers, etc

Imo Govt discovers more crude oil

US, Russia launch last-ditch diplomacy before Crimea vote

Experts query shift in search for Malaysian jet

Workers shutdown radio, television channels in Imo

Police stole watch, bungled evidence at Pistorius home

Jail-bound Hoeness resigns from Bayern Munich posts

55 suspected armed robbers, cultists arrested in Nasarawa

‘PDP does not recognise needs of common man’

CP denies attack on UniMaid

Tokyo police arrest man for giving Toshiba data to South Korean company

2014 National Confab, the new opportunity

Shell loses N160bn to crude theft in Nigeria

Gunmen open fire on soldiers in Maiduguri

I was fed garri mixed with palm oil, says freed Jonathan’s cousin

FESTAC Boat mishap: How I cheated death – Survivor

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Omisore alleges threat to life

Nigeria Without Oil Thefts

Missing $20bn: Senate forensic report ready next week

Over 800 fuel tankers stranded in Lagos as depots run out of stock

Fulani herdsmen sack Suswam’s village, kill 22

Orji‘ll lead Igbo to prosperity — Onyechere

‘How our son died’

National Conference

Auta begins Pillars adventure

Confab: Tight security at NJI, venue of confab

Church fire tragedy: How three worshippers died

Boko Haram: Bombardment will be sustained until terrorism is eliminated – Defence HQ

Nigeria’s Advertising expenditure for 2013 hits N125bn

Alleged threat on Tompolo: suspects to remain in prison custody till April 30

Fashola receives Champions League trophy in Lagos

Army destroys 98 illegal refineries in Edo, Delta, Ondo states

Gunmen attack tugboats, kidnap 2 captains

My journey has been satisfying, frustrating… – Keira Hewatch

S/Africa bid for 2019 Women’s World Cup

ACF condemns attack on Suswan convoy

Tax Board boss task state govts on Tax Identification Numbers

JTF foils another kidnap attempt in Bayelsa

Re: An elitist sermon

US farmer dies again… this time for real

Ralph Uwechue is dead

Understanding Keshi on Ike Uche and Osaze

FG to UN: No going back on same-sex marriage law

Samsung new Galaxy S5 boasts health with heart rate sensor

Sierra Leone’s former president Ahmad Tejan Kabbah dies at 82

PERPETUA: I don’t know if I can make World Cup team

I didn’t betray Dike — Usman

2014 World Cup: Eagles ‘ll do well in Brazil – Gullit

Why I cut my dreadlocks

Subsidy: FG pays N41bn to 27 oil marketers

Delegate’s list: Afemai people protest replacement of Ozekhome’s name with Braimoh’s

Juwah accentuates Nigeria’s broadband potentials at Barcelona MWC

Warri community laments oil firms’ disregard for MoU

Ozalla people eulogise Oshiomhole

Samsung enters market with NX30 smart camera

Union vows to ground lectures over Fed Poly, Oko, rector

Nwachukwu leads S-East delegates to confab

BRAZIL 2014: We won’t let our guard down – Keshi

Nigeria condemns ‘merciless beating’ of national by S. Africa police

Gunmen kill men, women, children in Katsina

FG says oil discovery in Nigerian sedimentary in Chad basin is achievable

Don’t be used by politicians, DG warns corps members

Welfare package excites Abia Warriors players

INEC faults APC Chairman’s criticism over voter’s register

Unknown gunmen abduct Journalist in Port Harcourt

Gunmen attack Agip tugboats, abduct two captains

Jigawa donates N13m toward hosting of Aminu Kano Memorial Lecture

Cameroonian wins 3rd stage of cycling tour

Beach Soccer League kicks off in November

Malaysia rejects jet ‘debris’ images, 4-hour flight report

Lagos Govt shuts 5 firms over non-remittance of N9.4m tax

Court prepares to prolong Pistorius trial

Benue killings: We must go back to our homes, Suswam tells displaced persons

Gov. Yero ask youths to remove barriers of ethno-religious differences

Ekweremadu solicits regional cooperation to end terrorism

CBT: JAMB extends closing date

Jega lists challenges confronting fraud-free elections in Nigeria

Pope tweets on anniversary: ‘Please pray for me’

New video : Orezi releases ‘Gerrit’

No money is missing from Police Pension Fund – Okonjo-Iweala

Boko Haram, Tompolo and JP Clark

Amaechi, NGF congratulate Orji over election as Chairman, South East Govs’ Forum

Prosecutors seek 5 years’ jail for Bayern Munich boss

Malaysian plane: China releases flight search satellite photos

N1.6 trn could be generated annually from Kaolin in Bauchi – RMRDC

Malaysia: “US suspects missing plane flew on for hours”

Corruption affects administration in Nigeria – ex-British foreign scribe

FG demands action from South Africa over assaulted Nigerian

Jonathan’s cousin regains freedom

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Adeyeye alleges plans to manipulate voters’ registration

2015: US supports Nigeria with $15m

Ogun issues guidelines for property inspection

Cruelty Defining Our Society

Zik, Ndi-Igbo and their Southern neighbours

Ekiti 2014: Why Fayemi turned me into a villain— Bamidele

Ekiti guber: PDP makes U-turn, withdraws Obafemi’s clearance

LP denies handing over Ogun structure to Daniel

774 football teams to participate in Christian/Muslim Youth Peace Cup

CBN imposes N10m fine for use of unlicensed e-payment solutions

National Conference: The last bus stop?

ABACHA LOOT: Unborn tomorrow, dead yesterday

Nigerian boxers shine in Cameroun

What we expect from would-be Education Minister —Stakeholders

Distributors working against backward integration in rice sector — RIMIDAN

Why we are investing in Nigeria — Buday

Court strikes out Awujale’s name from family suit

2015: Riverine communities in Rivers demand guber slot

Don’t divide Nigeria along religious, ethnic lines, Buhari warns

We seized Enugu Govt House for 4 hours, says Onwuka, BZM leader

Edo House sale: State govt challenges court’s jurisdiction

Tension as Uvwie women march against soldiers over Ohorhe land

Mark calls for uprising against Boko Haram

Help! Goodness needs N3.4m for an anus

2015: APC’s survey of being ahead of PDP, highest political fraud — Group

LEDAP asks court to stop national confab

IYC to Bugaje: N-Delta oil belongs to N-Delta people

Court orders arrest of Edo Deputy Police Commissioner

Gowon, others urge British entrepreneurs to invest in Nigeria

Assault on Nigerian in South Africa: FG seeks legal action

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup: Nikyu picks Ihezuo, 20 others to challenge for glory

Nigerians in South Africa mobilise petition against police brutality

Table tennis officials mourn Alli

Keshi clears air on Osaze, Ike Uche, others

Police nab 3 cross-border robbery suspects in Yobe

FG moves to privatise roads, sea ports

Minister of Defense, Gusau has not resigned— Presidency

Demolition: 91-yr-old Benin chief rendered homeless

Court remands pastor in prison for assaulting colleague

Stop misinforming the public, respond to charges against you-Presidency tells Sanusi

Wayas to Agagha: Stop parading yourself as IYC spokesman

Housewife stage manages own kidnap

Boko Haram: US based group presses UN for $30m compensation for victims

Pistorius shown damaged bat, door from death scene

Missing plane: US regulators warned of problems on Boeing 777s

15 injured in New York building explosion, collapse

Kaduna Assembly to legislate on life imprisonment for rape

Elechi condemns preachings that inconvenience people

Oko Poly denies sack of 400 staff

Group claims responsibility for Enugu Govt House attack

Paul Okoye, Anita Isama set wedding date, March 22

Jewel of Africa TV reality show, a platform for Africa’s best – Senator

Leverkusen to ‘play without fear’ against PSG

Why we won’t adopt e-voting in 2015 – INEC

Barcelona to compound Man City woes

Man arrested for sending live worms in letters to celebrities

Northern elders urge delegates to walk out of conference if…

‘Who’s in charge?’ Malaysians ask, as anger mounts over missing jet

Fuel scarcity: IPMAN directs members to ensure delivery to stations

‘Good night’ – last known words of MH370 revealed

Buhari says he would not surrender on one Nigeria

Malaysia under fire over chaotic search for missing jet

Lagos Boat Mishap: 11 dead bodies recovered, 4 missing

Anti-gay law: Okogie, Osa-Oni blast Western nations

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

History Ends In Nigeria

Amaechi led NGF invites Jang’s faction to a Retreat in Lagos

We’ve left Ige’s killers to God — Son

Obi not interested in SGF job, says aide

Keshi needs Ike Uche, Odemwingie – Adepoju

How I was robbed, raped – 14-yr-old girl

Against dialogue with Boko Haram

Delta community dismisses ex-militants’ 7-day ultimatum

Commissioner’s sister kidnapped in Bayelsa

Breach of contract: Court adjourns LADOL, Samsung’s suit till April 16

Mile 2 shut-down: Lagos, tanker drivers create special task force to manage traffic

Reps in special session, mourn massacred Yobe students

‘Pastor’ in N3.1m fraud case

E-West Road: Dec 2014 completion date not feasible – Minister

Ghana ready for World Cup

Anichebe fires relegation warning to his West Brom team-mates

2014 FIFA World Cup tickets for 60 matches go on sale from Wednesday

Nigeria ranked 33rd in Sopot

Emenike scores, escapes rioting hooligans in Turkey

Sen Okonkwo urges Igbo to support Ohanaeze’s position on confab

Groups flay media’s under reportage of poverty issues

Pardew handed seven-game ban

Ex-British PM lauds Nigeria’s electoral system

Uduaghan never ordered demolition of anybody’s property

My bone of contention with Obasanjo is my N500m – Orji Uzor Kalu

MTN , SAP Africa team to boost managed mobility services

Abia Warriors wants match against El Kanemi moved from Maiduguri

Terrorist forcing thousands to flee Nigeria’s restive city – UN

‘Emulate Senator Nnamani’, Group charges Confab delegates

Letter to my countrymen: This confab must succeed, By Atedo Peterside

NFF budgets N3.9 bn for capital projects, others, fixes elective AGM for Aug. 27

Pistorius has ‘big love’ for guns, says friend

Kwara to name street after Taiwo Awoniyi

Malaysia Airlines ‘shocked’ by report on co-pilot

Senate prescribes 7 yrs jail for human traffickers

Fulani mercenaries behead 30, sack villages, attack Gov Suswam

New capital requirement: ‘will not succumb to blackmail’ – SEC

Gang up against PDP will crumble – Jonathan

Can Arsenal upset Bayern?

FG has no plan to increase pump price of petrol – Alison-Madueke

Igbo nation is not working – Okorocha

Student in court over alleged N1.3m internet fraud

Surety remanded for filming court’s proceedings

Low turnout as LASU screens new intakes

NBBF director wants regular competitions for new talents

Genevieve Nnaji, Mikel Obi, land Amstel Malta endorsement deal

Kaduna would have been converted to Lake of fire if not – Jonathan

FG commited to renewable energy— Minister

Victims of Port Harcourt market fire appeal for support

Nigerian manufacturers urged to produce quality goods

Nadal and Sharapova beaten at Indian Wells

UN Human Rights Chief commences 4-day visit to Nigeria

Alleged N1.9m visa fraud: Police arraign man, 29

Seplat for listing on NSE, LSE…announces IPO

Pope’s advisor speak against Church stance on remarried divorcees

Relocation of academy from Jos to Enugu not political – FRSC

China deploys satellites in hunt for missing plane

Prepare for 2014 NIMET rainfall prediction, group warns

Yobe emir dies in auto crash

Amalgamation: The bright side of 1914

British journalist shot dead in Kabul

Adesina advocates Halal beef system to crop, cattle farmers crisis

Suspected cultists kill two including 60-yr-old man in Makurdi

Police station, court, primary school razed; scores killed in Adamawa

Monday, March 10, 2014

Kerosene – The Forgotten Scarcity

OBESERE RAPE SAGA: Save me from untimely death— Victim

We are seeing hell – Borno Elders

Kojo disagrees with Gaiya over Eagles jersey

At last, Jonathan kicks off construction of 2nd Niger Bridge

The APC/PDP battle of ideas: Is God in it?

Delegates’ list incomplete without Boko Haram members — Prof Nwala

Police dismiss rumour on Jonathan’s cousin’s death in kidnappers’ den

Attackers of Enugu Govt House were MASSOB members — Enugu CP

2011 Bonga spill: N-Delta communities withdraw suits against Shell

Family sues Army for killing 31-yr-old breadwinner

Seven decampees set to return to PDP in Kaduna

Lagos moves against substandard goods, poor services

Guardiola dreads Arsenal

Ex-Niger Delta fighters threaten chaos in waterways

Only 172,968 access internet on CDMA networks – NCC

Ex-Daily Times editor sues INEC over non-pament of contract fees

Wenger believes in Arsenal’s ‘mission possible’

Former SSG, 4 Edo SUBEB officials remanded in prison by court

200 players jostle for FOSLA academy football scholarship

2015 for Jonathan is not negotiable, Clark, South-south elders, Chiefs, leaders

Protect your fertility, women told

NSC to spend N5.54bn in 2014

Landlord removed my roof, damaged N5.2m property, tenant tells court

China blasts Malaysia over missing airline

Ndigbo commends Jonathan over ground-breaking for 2nd Niger bridge

NFA budgets N2.08bn for Super Eagles World Cup 2014 campaign

Fashola restates commitment to service delivery

Gas: 3,733MW of electricity to be lost in 3 months

Stop violating rule on campaigns, Jega warns politicians

Atiku chides Jonathan over construction of second Niger Bridge

Four Jihadists jailed in France

Justin Bieber assault trial set for April 14

MASSOB members attacked Enugu Govt House – Enugu CP

REC warns residents not to sell or buy voter’s card

Take action before Boko Haram kills us all – Arewa youths beg Jonathan

15 year-old in court for stealing 280 fowls

Kidnapped Syrian nuns released

Alleged N25.7bn theft: Court dismisses Atuche’s application to stay proceedings

Search for vanished Malaysia jet widens as frustrations grow

S/Korean doctors begin nation-wide strike

2nd Niger Bridge: My promise is today made a reality – Jonathan

Strike: National hospital workers to resume work on Tuesday – Union

National Conference: TUC commends Federal Government

Court grants APGA’s application to join suit against Anambra Gov-elect

Pistorius vomits in court as girlfriend’s autopsy is detailed

Two dead, six missing as fishing boat sinks off Spain

UN investigators head to C.Africa amid genocide fears

Boko Haram: Shehu of Borno declares 3-day fasting

Refusing sex during honeymoon no grounds for divorce

Appeal Court sacks Oba in Ondo

Pete Edochie, Michelle Bello, Rita Dominic, others win big at AMVCA

Osun PDP in fresh crisis over scribe’s removal

EKITI GUBER: PDP clears Fayose, Olubolade, Adeyeye, 12 others, disqualifies one

APC Roadmap ‘ll lead to perdition – PDP

Orji emerges new chairman of South-East govs forum

Fire guts MRS filing station in Abuja

Stop bemoaning our exit; fix PDP, Nigeria’s problems, 5 APC govs reply Jonathan

Alamieyesiegha’s loot: Bayelsa govt drag EFCC to Court

IG orders probe of Enugu Government House invasion by armed men

2015: Declare now, South West PDP youths, elders tell Jonathan

National confab: Beware of past mistakes, Okoh urges FG

Bauchi police arrest 3 for raping, plucking out woman’s eyes

Kidnappers of Rivers PDP chieftain demand N30m ransom

Malaysia says ‘mystified’ as no jet debris found

FG urged to check pilferage at airports, seaports

Sunday, March 09, 2014

Soyinka versus Abacha orphans

FG should reveal cost of centenary celebration —SERAP

Take strong action to stem oil theft, IMF tasks FG

BOKO HARAM: Change tactics, PDP govs tell GEJ

Who is afraid of National Economic Council meeting?

PMS: Tanker drivers shut down Oshodi-Apapa expressway again

Bisi Akande flays INEC over alleged inefficiency

R-E-L-I-E-F! No more surgery for Balogun

Falana gives Auditor General 7 days to publish findings on NNPC’s account

Skytrend News formed to render national service —FEMI ADEOYA

Only taxpayers ‘ll enjoy free services — Akpabio

Okonjo-Iweala’s Mother: May 15 for judgment on N3b suit against NA

BNC faults exclusion of Ovonramwen from centenary awards

AP faction rejects delegates to nat’l confab

Ekiti guber: Why I don’t trust INEC – Gov Fayemi

Security takes center stage at Securex West Africa exhibition

Dropped calls, unsolicited messages: CPC, telecom operators’ meeting stalled

Phony defence of the Naira and the folly of a nation

2015: Chime insists on power rotation in Enugu

Gov. Orji tasks Abia delegates at the National Confab

9 arrested for cultism, attempted murder in Ebonyi

2 bag 22 years for abducting Baraje’s son

Dangote shares timeless business principle

Okotie and other viable options

Wigan stun Man City

Boko Haram : Jonathan calls for prayer against insurgency

Desmond Elliot, Funke Akindele, others shine @ 2014 AMVCA

2015: Group to mobilise 2 million-man march for Jonathan

Director laments exclusion of deaf persons from National Conference

S.African policemen caught on video assaulting Nigerian citizen

Healthcare services collapse as doctors, nurses flee Borno

6 new records at Lagos Premier Lotto Athletics Championships

First Lady prays Nigerians will henceforth breath fresh air of peace

Nigeria and African video games market

Saturday, March 08, 2014

50 armed men invade Enugu Govt House

Jonathan celebrates govs defection from PDP

Nigeria under siege — Christopher Kolade

Exclusion from Confab: Itsekiri will secede if … – Rita-Lori Ogbebor

Obi leaves N75bn; Iweala, Dangote, Achebe, others eulogise him

Constitution Amendment: Why we are stripping president, govs of immunity—Dep Speaker Ihedioha

Dreaming Dreams of the Almighty (1)

I love money so much bank alerts turn me on — Lizzy Gold Onuwaje

The Borno bloodletting

Yobe killing fields

`Virgin’ undergraduate, 22, raped to death

Al-Qaeda takes over Boko Haram

Adamawa: Two months of horror

World Cup 2014: I am surprised at Keshi’s remarks – Uche

Echoes from Etisalat Prize for Literature

‘Shema building on Yar’Adua’s legacies’

Chelsea punish Spurs, seven points clear

Use presidential powers to stop killing of innocent citizens— Sultan urges Jonathan

President Jonathan urges Nigerians to trust PDP

Malaysian plane: US ship, recon plane join search

La Liga: Barcelona suffer shock defeat at Valladolid

Between Sanusi and the powers-that-be By Femi Fani-Kayode

Election: Aregbesola, Ooni of Ife collect permanent voters’ cards

Delta musicians bury the hatchet

Legal tussle over Catholic Church land

‘Iran weapons ship’ arrives in Israel

Hollande, Obama warn of possible ‘new measures’ against Russia

MTN, Globacom, Airtel pay N647m fine

Kenyan president takes 20-percent pay cut

How Man United beat West Brom 3-0

One killed, three others arrested in foiled attack on Enugu Govt House

Tears and fury as relatives wait for news of Malaysian airliner

Fuel scarcity: Petrol sells for N120 per litre in Osun

NYSC assures corps members, parents of adequate security in Kebbi

Ejigbo market torture : Police name 3 wanted suspects

Charity video turning London into Syria goes viral

Ukraine braces for new demostration as Russia threatens gas supply

Missing airliner carrying 239 triggers Southeast Asia search

Friday, March 07, 2014

Filling stations close shop in Jonathan’s Yenogoa

Scarcity bites harder in Jos, Minna black marketers hoard fuel

Police raise alarm over spate of rape of minors

‘We don’t know the cause of this scarcity’

IMF predicts 7.3% economic growth, lower inflation for Nigeria

Major political actors in Enugu are products of Nnamani – Ekweremadu

46,861 names removed from FG payroll – IPPIS

If there were not many churches things would have been worse – Kumuyi

June 30 deadline for new number plates still stands – FRSC

Centenary: How it all goes down

Fashola gives hope at APC summit

I’m not bothered by rumuours surrounding my crashed marriage—Mbong Amata

Alakio killings: Commission submits report

Mimiko’s govt: Five  years on

centenary and other distractions

Harvest of awards …as Lupita Nyong’ O makes MTV movie awards list!

Erico, Adepoju task Eagles on cohesive football

Beware of fraudsters on facebook, Afrocandy warns fans

Shylock fuel dealers return to Anambra

Lagos to Bucknor-Akerele: We ‘ve paid all your entitlements

Confab: Itsekiri protest exclusion from delegates’ list

International Women’s Day: Nigerian women urged to stop needless deaths

Celtic to sign 13-year-old goalkeeper

World Cup: Balogun prays for speedy recovery

Nike overtake Adidas in World Cup teams battle

FG to generate $5.7bln from 10 power plants, says BPE boss

CNN founder Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentina

Tunisia, Cameroon to host AfroBasket 2015

Lagos commuters groan, rain curses on NNPC officials

World Bank to support Lagos Eko secondary schools project with $42M

Ten marketers arrested for sharp practices in Makurdi

Saudi lists ‘terror’ groups, orders Islamist fighters home

Mourinho irked by plan for new touchline rules

Ethnic crises claim over 534 lives in Nasarawa state

NYSC deploys 1,910 batch ‘A’ corps members to Gombe, Borno

Fuel hawkers make brisk business in Onitsha

Tennis coach killed by hit and run driver at Auchi

Troops repel attack by terrorists in Borno

Nigeria, neigbouring countries to tackle insurgency – Maku

Boko Haram: Court denies Kogi varsity lecturer, 2 others bail

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar convicted of sodomy

Saudi lists Muslim Brotherhood as ‘terror’ group

Navy rescues 3 kidnapped Indian

Abuja Court asked to abort national conference

2014 World Cup: Nigeria set for Scotland friendly

Nigeria’s unity and 2019 Igbo presidency

Jang denies FG’s N2bn bribe to govs

Lawyers call for reform in Nigerian sharia justice system

We are committed to ending insurgency – CDS

FG hands over Olorunsogo Power to new owner

Yobe Govt. donates N100m to victims of Boko Haram in Buni-Yadi

Civil War: Ohanaeze demands N2.4trn reparation, state apology for Ndigbo

We’re not happy with this carnage—Sultan

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Everybody Wants University Place

Women in nationwide protests over killing of students by Boko Haram

My hubby can marry more than one wife if he wishes – Foluke Daramola

Eagles get Code of Conduct booklet in Atlanta

Last chance for Enyimba

Coast clear for PDP to sweep 2015 polls – Niger Gov

N84bn contract was awarded to APC leader by Sanusi says PDP

Dictator Son to ‘Wole Soyinka: A Daredevil Absurdity!

2114: When OBJ, Atiku, Jonathan’s heirs met

Corruption: FG, Amaechi trade words

After the centenary celebrations: What next?

Missing $20bn: We can’t carry out forensic audit, says Auditor General

Car crushes 7 pupils to death, injures 10 others in Awka

Bus driver docked for manslaughter

Exporters decry absence of functional trade zones

Warri women rage over power blackout, market demolition

Police arrest female student cultist for arranging friend’s gang-rape

League kicks off today

Mobile tech changing Brands, consumer relations

Balogun’s debut ends in surgery

Crown boss eyes Lobi’s all


Maigari hands over Imoke’s land deeds to Eagles

Foreign investors shun Nigeria bonds

No going back on teachers’ assessment, says Oshiomhole

Navy to review strategies for combating insecurity

13 students hospitalised in Lagos after inhaling poisonous fumes

PenCom denies looting of funds by junior employees

What I saw of the Eagles in Atlanta

Fani-Kayode pleads not guilty to money laundering charge

Utuama to students’ leaders: Use unionism to advance education

Massacre of innocent students in Yobe, senseless… – Gov Okorocha, Onuoha

Benue commissioner, Wergba, is dead

We didn’t really play our style – Keshi

Police urged to adopt FBI’s technique

I’m not eying senatorial seat – Elumelu

Saadi Gaddafi: Failed footballer son of slain dictator

Patronise locally manufactured meters — Dabiri-Erewa

Confab: Okun seeks integration into South-West

Putin seeks fast track Crimea annexation to exploit turmoil

I don’t have accounts or property abroad- Jonathan

Obama powerless can’t stop mass expulsions of illegal immigrants

Hard work will pay off against Nasarawa -Taraba coach

Abdullahi’s sack political — Kojo

President Jonathan’s uncle to be released soon – IYC

FG approves new e-passport fees

Nigeria won’t break up, says Jakande

Four homosexuals in Bauchi get 15 strokes of the cane

2014 World Cup: Nigeria’s goalless draw with Mexico good omen , says new Sports Minister

Court jails landlord for assault on tenant

Father allegedly kills daughter, attacks pastor, others for converting to Christianity

Nigeria’s dams contain enough water for 2014 dry season farming—Director

7,390 Nigerians repatriated in 2013 — Immigration

PHOTO-SPEAK:Women protest killings and abduction of students in Borno, Yobe

Egypt court suspends Morsi murder trial

Jonathan’s cousin abduction: Kidnappers reject N30m offer

NATO air strike kills five Afghan soldiers

Al-Qaeda executes alleged US informer

Trending video: KCEE rocks ‘Hakuna Matata’ single

Bollywood star, Abhishek Bachchan launches END7 campaign

It is criminal to build a house without toilet, says expert

Sound Sultan, wife welcome third baby

Injured Kwara Falcons players now in stable condition

Nigeria, Mexico settle for another draw

Again terrorists invade Mafa after Gov Shettima’s visit

Obesere rape saga: Case transferred to SCID

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Stop The Killings

Fashola accuses military personnel of land grabbing

FG to reduce tariff on imported rice

I ‘ve two kids If killed, life isn’t worth living for me – First Lady

Petroleum ministry debunks misapplied PIB N500m story

Jilted 400-level OAU Law student commits suicide

Danagogo ‘ll not be Minister of football – Opukiri

Why Sports Minister was sacked

Judicial cleansing: Mass sack of Judges looms

Residents of Gowon Estate raise alarm over rot of infrastructure

Amaechi urges N’Assembly to engage in ‘parliamentary activism’

All demands must be met before we suspend strike — ASUP President

NBBF appoints Bakare Technical Director, reconstitutes committee

Uduaghan to politicians: Don’t politicise security matters

Gunmen kill 10, burn 100 houses In Plateau

FCC’s failed most geo-political zones, says Elechi

AHI makes case for 5.5million out-of-school girls

ICPC worst funded anti-graft agency in Nigeria — Rep

National Confab: Regionalism, fiscal federalism top Edo agenda

LMC Insists govts must divest from clubs

Lent: Mark calls for reconciliation, forgiveness

Police boss assures on hitch-free 2015 polls

Abdullahi in London, aborts trip to Poland

Skimpy Skirts!

Another PDP member kidnapped in Rivers

Etisalat preaches on sustainability at CSR masterclass

US Senate rejects Debo Adegbile, Obama pick for top civil rights post

US freezes $458 mn stolen by Nigeria dictator Abacha

Yahoo stops Facebook, Google sign-in credentials

NAFDAC begins food fortification

Women demand immediate removal of rector

Guild of Editors targets N850m for secretariat complex

Sports stakeholders differ in reactions to Abdullahi’s removal

Confab: Yakassai, Aregbesola, Ubani, others prescribe the Awolowo formula

2 killed over N1000 in Abia

Confab: Kutigi is qualified—Sagay, Falae, Afenifere, others

FUTO’ll soon access FG’s N2.6bn for capital projects —VC

Delta, Edo communities at loggerheads over boundary

Osunbor says outcome of Confab’ll be nullity unless…

NAFDAC destroys N2.2m unwholesome fish in Rivers

fuel scarcity: DPR says Kano under supply by NNPC

Letter to Wole Soyinka: Ayo Sogunro replies Sadiq Abacha

Couple docked for allegedly fighting nude in public

APC faults Jonathan’s claim to free Kwara, says he’s hypocritical

APC urges FG to come clean on reasons for fuel scarcity

I have no real record of my birthday – Obj

“Pistorius fired gun in eatery, tried to shift blame”

Women join men to sit on train roof as fuel scarcity bites harder

Nine killed in midnight attack on Riyom, Plateau

Boko Haram: Rights group petitions ICC

Group mounts pressure on Jonathan to declare for 2015

Protesting Bini youths sack NDDC staff in Edo

Breakthrough in long-lasting AIDS drugs in monkeys

FG mulls evacuation of citizens in Ukraine

Jonathan swears-in new ministers, drops sports minister

After Jonathan’s second term, it would be Igbo man’s turn – Group

Jonathan sacks Sports minister, appoints Dr. Danago

Centenary awards boycott: Sadiq Abacha replies Wole Soyinka

Abacha’s children attack Soyinka

Sanusi, APC : How not to run an economy

Cultists on rampage in Nsukka

NIGVSMEX: Can Nigeria get first win over Mexico?

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

The President’s Media Chat and the stolen fund at NNPC: Let the truth be told

Obesere arrested for alleged rape

Blame Nigerians For Scarcity

Jubiliation as Police promotes 24, 118 officers

Pastor arrested for conducting virginity test on member with finger

Nigerian millionaires to hit 23,000 in next four years— Study

Taekwondists begin camping for Youth Olympics

Jonathan sacks heads of NCAA, FAAN, NAMA, NCAT

Man, 23, remanded for chopping off woman’s finger

2015: Police alert political parties on plot to foment crisis in N-Delta

2015: You’ve no powers to stop Jonathan, Jubril Aminu tells northern politicians

Jonathan approves retirement of suspended Justices

2015: Guber hopeful urges support for Delta North

Court orders Osun commissioner to pay N5.5m to landlord

3500 unabsorbed members of NSCDC in S/E threaten showdown with FG

Ugborodo crisis: FG orders restoration of peace

Networked Society top discussions at 2014 MWC

Reforms destroying jobs in Nigeria, others, laments PSI

Technology will drive Africa’s growth in future — Cisco

Nigeria’s expanding war zones

I’m bound to deliver —Amaechi

NSE to cut transaction costs by N1bn

Vigilante Group petitions Lagos Speaker over case of impersonation

Court orders release of okada union officials

Balogun, Ezekiel blend with Eagles in Atlanta

Eagles ready for Scotland challenge, says Keshi

We will be gorilla in Nigeria’s supermarket space – Olusanya

Bomb scare halts bank operations in Osogbo

Looting in PenCom: Clerk operates 50 bank accounts

Confab: Outcome’ll be nullity unless… —Osunbor

125 Itsekiri women get economic lifeline

Puyol leaves Barça

No plan to relocate Oko Poly —Rector

Poly bursts admission racketeering syndicate

RE: E.K. Clark, PHD

Obasanjo Squash Tourney: Coach excited at players’ performance

Glo Premier League: Rangers boast of winning home matches

Brazil 2014: “Super Eagles ‘ll make Africa proud”

Jonathan launches 2nd Niger bridge on Monday

Ukraine crisis: Nigerian students safe, confined to campuses— envoy

Fuel Scarcity: Overcrowding at LAGBUS, BRT stations

Jonathan sacks heads of Aviation agencies

Keshi in search for World Cup sharpshooters

CBN approves closure of 83 micro-finance banks

Ohanaeze, others hold colloquium on Igbo question in Nigeria March 11

CBN lists 83 micro finance banks for liquidation

Keshi drops Yobo, invites unknown Leon Balogun as replacement

Ambassador urges government to preserve Nigeria’s cultural values

Yanukovych has no political future, says Putin

INEC gives 1,238 laptops to Rivers

Putin warns West against sanctions

Syria surrenders a third of chemical arsenal: watchdog

Ikeja electricity coy to partner LASG on energy conservation

VIO to impound vehicles with under-aged conductors

Fuel scarcity: Marketers promise to commence distribution nationwide

AU celebrates Africa Environment, Wangari Maathai Day

Russian special forces on Crimea frontline: experts

NUPENG threatens action over assets divestment, others

Scores killed as Boko Haram attacks Jakana in Borno

Tension mounts over breach of agreement with workers

Popular blogger jailed on anti-state charges

Five UN troops wounded in DRCongo attack

Dangote remains richest African, Bill Gates retakes world richest man crown

Listen to emotional speech from ’12 yrs a slave” actress Lupita Nyong’o

Nasarawa Deputy Governor dumps APC

Centenary celebrations: Jonathan’s fans @ war on facebook

DSI hosts comedy infusion for children with Down syndrome

Nigeria Vs Mexico: Players fight for World Cup shirts

Mixed reactions trail Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s response on abortion on facebook

Operators must consolidate on all fronts to grow business – Soladoye

National confab not to promote Jonathan — GULAK

Monday, March 03, 2014

Passport, Privileges, Poverty

FG to lose N100bn as textile intervention programme fails

We spent N400m on Ohafia Rd rehabilitation — Gov. Orji

Delay, funding may hamper marginal fields’ sale

Ekiti guber poll: It’s a three horse race

2015 AYC qualifiers: 53 players hit Flying Eagles’ camp for screening

Re-inventing Igbo politics in Nigeria

US damns Nigeria’s human rights record

Kerosene subsidy: Removal delayed to avert labour, masses unrest

Power generation may exceed 4,000MW in June

DSS parades 7 suspects over assassination of Sheik Albani

Between illegal and modular refineries in Niger Delta

Fashola meets lawmakers over dwindling federal allocation

Parents protest killing of 43 FGC students in Yobe

Enyimba fire coach

Make hoax call to 767, 112 emergency numbers, go to jail

Police in Sokoto ban rallies, pasting of posters, billboards

Kutigi heads National Conference

Russia broke international law in Ukraine, says Obama

Over 3,000 vehicles ran on CNG in 2013

Police dispels rumour of bomb discovery in Kano

Bill Gates reclaims title as world’s richest

Olaitan recovering in Athens hospital

S-C-A-N-D-A-L!: Eagles World Cup jersey to be probed

Japan gives 2 NGOs N34m grant for grassroots development projects

7 dead in Boko Haram attack in Cameroon

Airtel seeks to stay execution of garnishee order

NATIONAL CONFAB: N’ Delta demand environmental justice

Mining Fund will fast-track development – Adie

NSGF agrees to abolish school fees in secondary schools

Fuel scarcity: Petrol now N250 per litre in Yola

Power blackout: Warri women storm streets in protest

13 killed in Kano auto-crash

Boko Haram has made over 10,000, widows – NGO

G7 condemns Russian takeover in Crimea

Boko Haram attack in Borno killed 29, says Senator Zanna

2015 elections: NSCDC to deploy sniffer dogs nationwide

Corruption creating instability in education sector

Don’t seek to profit from Boko Haram insurgency, APC warns presidency

Brazil in sweat as 100-day World Cup countdown begins

Kwara govt. converts Almajiri schools to conventional schools

Army working hard to tackle insurgency -CDS

SURE-P: Kaura LG empowers 100 cripples, 270 others

Ekweremadu: Enugu’s golden boy

Oscar Pistorius pleads not guilty as trial starts

Adeboye at 72: ‘Church constitution doesn’t provide for his retirement’

Boko Haram: Scores killed in Sunday night attack in Borno

“Ukraine biggest crisis in Europe in 21st century”

N. Korea fires short-range missiles, South says ‘provocative’

Pardew sweats on FA headbutt ruling

Sanusi and the morality question

Uwua impressed with team’s performance despite defeat

Pistorius pleads not guilty to murder

The innocent blood you shed will work against you, Al-Mustapha tells terrorists

Mattew McConaughey, Lupita Nyong’o shine @ Academy Awards

Confab: FG to name chairman, secretariat staff, others today

2 siblings, half-brother arrested for murder over inheritance

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Let’s Talk About Nigeria

Robbers kill 2 policemen in attempt to steal church offering

Govt alone can’t fund varsities — Jonathan

Forex: CBN intervention fuels boom in interbank market

Eagles fly to USA for Mexico

Confab: There is nothing to talk about — Kukah

We need a policy framework that channels public sector deposit to real sector — Heritage Bank CEO

Sanusi must be probed by ICPC, EFCC — Kashamu

Abuja – Kaduna rail for completion December — FG

Confab: Advocates of Nigeria’s break-up should be stoned — Yuguda

Ericsson rolls out solution to curb high cost of services

Afenifere leaders endorse Adeyeye for Ekiti governorship

I see a new Nigeria filled with love – Jonathan

Okon okays Falconets draw for Canada 2014

NSC, NFF defend 2014 budget on March 10

Microsoft invests $75m in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, others

Centenanary Awards: Ajunwa grateful to Jonathan, Nigerians

APC unveils ‘Road map to a New Nigeria’ Thursday

Enosoregbe, Spencer win Delta State Tennis Classics

Real Cop!

Kanu undergoes heart surgery again!

2015: Cleric urges support for Jonathan

Moro clarifies granting of visa to Islamic preacher

Ike Uche sees red

Anglican Church subjects members to oath denouncing homosexuality

Lagos to introduce insurance scheme, uniform for butchers

Kaduna set to disburse N1bn loan to farmers

Stop your Voodoo polling, Presidency tells APC.

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MFM Football Club delighted over defeat of Stationery Stores

Nnamani returns to PDP, to vie for Enugu East senatorial seat

JTF arrests 8 suspected oil thieves in Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Edo

Clerics seek divine intervention to insecurity

SURE-P paid N18m to beneficiaries in 2013 under CCT, says Alfa

Brazil 2014: Laloko calls for judicious use of FG’s N1.6 bn grant

Alleged N110m scam: Rep accuses Orubebe of embezzlement

Rainstorm wreak havoc in Okpala

Another ten killed in Bauchi auto crash

APC to unveil manifesto, says Jonathan has no credibility on job creation issue

Saudi women activists demand end to ‘absolute’ male control

Maku calls for public cooperation in fight against terrorism

US Navy jet crashes during training

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2015 General Elections: Our concerns — United States

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A century of lies

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Why I rejected centenary award — Soyinka

How to end Boko Haram insurgency, by Sultan, Atiku

Long queues at filling stations as fuel scarcity returns

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The Canonisation Of Terror By Wole Soyinka

The politics of state and federal roads is dicey – Onolememen, Minister for Works

Yobe Serial School Shootings: 4 attacks, 137 students deaths!

Something must give – Gen. Alani Akinrinade

Countering Boko Haram : Desired results may take a while — Olaoye

2015: We will put to shame those prophesying crisis in APC – Senator Lanlehin

Music and I are practically inseparable — Lolo

‘How rapist fatally injured pastor after hacking wife to death’

Centenary: Family faults govt over Biafran leader

LAGOS 2015: The religious card in the search for Fashola’s successor

Communal war: Farmer caught in crossfire battles for life

Nuclear agency warns on radiation

Couple arrested over underaged prostitutes

Kcee on fire: Ebube thinks I’m behind the rumours

Why Pastors Don’t Go to Heaven (3)

Reflections on Nigerian politicians (3)

Confed Cup: Warri Wolves stun Union Douala

Eagles door still open – Amokachi

From Okikiro, comes message of hope for a better Nigeria

Are Benson Okonkwo and Queeneth Hilbert dating?

So, can’t we count even our dead?

Romantic scenes are not sex scenes – Ella Mensah

Isaiah Balat: The hero of Southern Kaduna goes home!

Police arrest 7 for alleged murder in Minna

Many feared dead as explosions rock football viewing centre in Maiduguri

No, actresses sexually harass the producers — Mercy Macjoe

Nigerians must unite to defeat extremism, terrorism – Sultan

CBN Governor’s Suspension: Heads must roll if…

Making love is like food to me — Maheeda

Putin moves to send troops into Ukraine

Twin explosions rock Maiduguri

Ice Prince gets homesick for Ghana

Federer wins sixth Dubai Open

Between Sanusi and the powers-that-be, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Onolememen: Mending Nigerian roads!

The President versus the Governor of Governors

EPL: Arsenal lose, Chelsea win

CCTV footage shows ‘loving’ Pistorius, girlfriend

UN Security Council to hold emergency talks on Ukraine

Libya ex-rebel chief shot dead in Gadhafi home town

Chelsea aim for victory as Arsenal, Liverpool keep pressure

Dutse residents express surprise over first rainfall

Dozens hurt at pro-Russia protest in Ukraine’s Kharkiv

Sierra Leone president cautions western countries, World Bank over anti-gay law

Barca boss seeks reaction to Sociedad defeat

Nigerians commend Jonathan for centenary celebration

Centenary celebration: Every Nigerian deserves an award – Sambo

Mourinho doubts Chelsea as favourites for title

Coaches, players react to Stores vs 3SC match

Mourinho counsels Hodgson on Cole, Lampard

2 men bag 17years for stealing Gov. Aregbesola’s cell phone

Presidential Visit: Gov. Ahmed warns residents against lawlessness

College directs students to go home following alleged attack

Council shortlists 42 bidders for 10 power projects under NDPHC

Republic of Benin bid to host 2015 WAUG Games

NNPC: Cock and bull story

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Four-year old boy kidnapped in Calabar

Power outages beyond redemption?

Completing East-West road in 2014 a mirage – Minister

Anambra tribunal strikes out parts of Ngige’s petition

Kuku needs N23.625b to pay 30,000 ex-militants N65, 000 monthly stipends

Jonathan decorates Obasanjo, Buhari, IBB, others with centenary awards

Controversy over the pre paid meter


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I want a successor that will surpass my achievements – Fashola

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