Vanguard News Archive for January 2016

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Kidnapping: Panic grips Delta royal fathers

Crude Oil Swap Contracts: How Reps uncovered the underbelly of govt agencies

Buhari and governance: How to handle crises, by Patrick Dele Cole (OFR)

Ikorodu United ‘ll bring back crowds to Onikan —Ogunsanya

Do they know it’s 187 days to the Olympics?

Government, Public Policy and the Reform Business

We can sustain uninterrupted fuel supply if …, Babs-Ogundele Oil and gas expert

The Okowa agenda to ‘leapfrog’ education

Chocolate City Unsigned reality music show débuts

Seplat wins case over OMLs 53 and 55

Open season of beefs: Timeline of assaults and counter assaul

BHM Launches Nigeria’s First-Ever Annual PR Industry Report

Seven dead, ten rescued as boat capsizes in Lagos

Ibeshe Boat Mishap: Lagos vows to clamp down on substandard vessels

In photos: Odigie-Oyegun’s daughter marries Air Force officer

5 dead, 4 injured as CJTF vehicles step on Boko Haram’s landmines in Borno

Lassa Fever kills doctor in Nasarawa

APC’s hopes not dashed, Peterside tells supporters

Messi, Suarez edge Barca past nine-man Atletico

Coca Cola invests 40% equity stake to acquire Chivita limited

Air Force intensifies search for Chibok girls, others in Sambisa forest

English FA Cup results

Chelsea sign USA defender Miazga

Stop selling petrol in houses, Kano Fire Service warns black marketeers

Lassa fever: Waste Agency urges residents to bag refuse

Chelsea’s Hiddink aim for FA Cup 

Tearful Kerber stuns Williams to win first major title

World Cancer Day: Group calls for deliberate action to reduce burden

Facebook blocks unlicensed gun sales

I borrowed money for his studies, now he says I’m old, wife tells court

US won’t release ‘top secret’ Clinton emails

Pipeline bombing: I’ve no axe to grind with Tompolo – Ayiri Emami

Be ware of sycophants, politicians, Awujale advises Ooni

90% of Nigerians are corrupt – Bafarawa

ARMS DEAL: EFCC closes in on Obanikoro’s children over N4.8billion

Ekweremadu, Okorocha, Fayose, others attend Gov Ikpeazu mum’s funeral

Friday, January 29, 2016

What I told President Buhari — Hilary Adike, 1985 Golden Eaglet

Much ado about stealing songs among artistes

Davido responds to reactions over Sony music deal

East African film maker opens up on what they hate about Nigerian movies

Why I proposed to my long-time girl friend — GT the Guitarman

Kidnappers abduct another Delta monarch, HRM Aghaza I

Agoha dumps secular for inspirational music

Kidnappers abduct businessman in Amuwo Odofin, lay siege to FESTAC

More trouble for Wizkid!

Delta elder blames monarch’s kidnap, death on lack of protection

Waje’s position on marriage

Being Zack Orji’s son has opened doors for me – Leo’nel

Edo Police command rescue 3 abducted oil workers in Benin

Cult leader insists on sex to initiate secondary school female members

‘Starring in Surulere motivates me to aim high’

PDP has since overcome defeat trauma —Metuh

Lagos lights up Third Mainland bridge

Chevron hands over assets to Seplat, Belemaoil

Reps to Investigate N50m, 150 motorcycles allegedly shared among members

Olisa Metuh resumes work, hosts British lawmakers

Kogi election petitions tribunal relocated to Abuja

Seize any money I own in foreign accounts, Akpabio challenges FG

Breaking: Supreme court sacks Stella Oduah, Andy Uba from Senate

Biafra: Court denies Kanu, others bail

Aisha: ‘Supreme court must revive faith of Nigerians in judiciary’

Bello orders immediate reinstatement of sacked LG chairmen

Rupert Murdoch’s son returns as Sky boss four years after fall

South African ‘Idols’ TV judge wins racism court case

Okowa’s economic policies‘ll benefit Deltans- Odogwu

Zika Virus: Avoid travelling to Latin America, Health minister warns pregnant women

Oduah Calls for Inland Container Terminal in Onitsha

Bello appoints Vanguard reporter as CPS

Terrorism does not respect religion, creed, race — Buhari

Army apprehends wanted Boko Haram kingpin in Sapele

N-Delta militancy fuelled by non-clean up of Ogoniland —Buhari

N29bn Arms probe: EFCC detains ex-Chief of Air Staff, Amosu

PDP govs sack Secondus, ask National Secretary to take over

How Nigeria can rise again, by Anya, Utomi, others

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Jubilation in Delta over Omo-Agege’s swearing-in

Enugu exco moves to fast-track infrastructure devt

Anioma Professionals partners Delta govt on youth employment

Group appeals to FG over arrest, harassment of Ijaw youths

Dust over murder of secretary for creation of Adada state

We check vices through undergraduate scholarships —Osanebi Foundation

Edo Govt flays PDP’s comment on AAU infrastructures

Abe predicts mass defection of PDP members to APC

Wike in Rivers: Warped or wise?

Omawunmi shares experience working with Angelique Kidjo

How salary crisis is holding Ahmed’s Kwara hostage

$470m CCTV contract award didn’t follow due process —BPP

Port Harcourt HPC key to Nigeria’s sports development — Dalung

Eagles may shun future call ups – Oliseh

Obasanjo’s letter misdirected — REPS

Arms probe: Metuh paid N77.5m for Jonathan’s media campaign —Witness

BIAFRA: MASSOB to open liaison offices in S-East, N-Delta

EFCC: Tompolo backtracks, now to appear in court

Ibori to Justice Minister: No Ibori loot anywhere

Boko Haram: Kabiru Sokoto sues FG over conviction

Prayer’ll solve Nigeria’s problems – Bolanle Ambode

Indonesian President wants action to expand access to contraception

Poor health system responsible for difficulty in containing Lassa fever – AGBAJE

Town Hall Meeeting: Ambode assures of better days ahead

FUTA vs striking Unions: Who Blinks first?

When Fayose visited Aregbesola

Royal rumble over Olubadan stool

No money!

Low income, capital barrier to women’s devt, says Lagos Women Affairs Commissioner

Man, 50, in court for trafficking 10 children

Photos: Rivers celebrate Wike’s victory

Women ‎the bedrock of governance – Oduah

Arms deal : EFCC detains ex-Chief of Air Staff, Amosu

Nigeria can’t diversify economy without science & tech – Onu

Govt already taking wrong steps on power, says Labour

Olisa Metuh regains freedom

Buhari fighting insurgency with the arms I bought – Jonathan

Interswitch pioneers Card Transaction Control with Wema Card Control

I won’t devalue Naira, Buhari insists

Tompolo makes u-turn ready to face EFCC

2 die, 3 hospitalised after consuming Ogogoro

Wike’s Deputy describes S-Court verdict as call to service

Boko Haram: Why US refused to sell arms to Jonathan – Activist

Saraki replies Obasanjo, says 8th Senate accountable, transparent, responsible

S-South lawmakers ask Tompolo to surrender, prove his innocence

NYSC orders personnel to declare assets

Corruption made many social intervention schemes senseless, says Osinbajo

‎INEC redeploys Rivers REC, eight others

Appeal Court ruling dangerous for Nigeria’s democracy

LASU to clear backlog of certificates within 4 months – VC

African leaders to vote on Burundi force at annual summit

PDP Governors Forum condemns Gulak’s declaration as party’s national chairman

NYSC to conduct quarterly orientation courses

Gulak storms PDP secretariat, declares self as PDP chairman

Shiite, Army clash: What NBA fact-finding revealed

Stop bombing pipelines, Warri, Okpe monarchs tell youths

$2.1bn arms deal, others: Why I won’t speak on probes now —Jonathan

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

2016 budget: A-Ibom Assembly tasks MDAs on IGR

500,000 unemployed graduates as teachers: Solving one problem to create more?

LASSA FEVER: 1 dies, 26 under surveillance in Jigawa

GSK set to divest from drinks business

Kenyan, Ivorian Presidents to chair 2016 Africa CEOs forum

Maritime Varsity: Ijaw youths demand apology from Amaechi

Ajimobi, Ahmed, Emir of Ilorin mourn ex-IGP Adewusi

Okowa flays calls for more tertiary institutions in Delta

Buhari sends money laundering, criminal activities bills to Senate

Boko Haram: Female bombers kill 14, injure 24 in Chibok

Nursing mother sells baby for N300,000

Alleged N70m bribery: Orubebe’s trial suffers setback

IPOB UK demands fair hearing, judgment in Nnamdi Kanu’s case

Traffic gridlock grounds Oshodi Apapa Expressway again

Bank staff says Metuh ran 5 accounts, as court varies bail conditions

Jubilation in Rivers as S-Court upholds Wike’s election

Obasanjo writes Saraki, Dogara, accuses NASS members of corruption, greed, impunity

KOGI: Bello takes over as gov

CHAN: I got my tactics right, Oliseh insists

El-Rufai using N1.8bn free school feeding programme to score cheap political point – Laah

Edo 2016 and the war of succession

Genotype Foundation tasks youths on genotype/blood group tests before marriage

S-Court upholds Amosun’s election

Establishment C’ttee not aimed at sacking workers —Bayelsa dep gov

Jonathan at Geneva: How I tackled Boko Haram

$2.1bn arms scandal: Okonjo-Iweala’s claims untenable – Falana

Pictures: Jonathan’s press conference in Switzerland

Obama meets White House hopeful Sanders

Rivers: Supreme Court upholds gov Wike’s election

Halliburton/Siemens’ Scams: Fayose tasks FG on quick prosecution of alleged culprits

Ajimobi, Alao-Akala, others mourn Adewusi

Nigeria’s stolen funds not only in Europe but everywhere – EU

No illegal College of Education in Nigeria – NCCE boss

Teenagers remanded over gang rape of minor

Detained Pregnant woman at Surulere Police Station collapses

Buhari to address European Parliament Feb. 3

35 prison inmates to write 2016 UTME – Controller

JAMB closes forms’ sale on Friday, approves more CTB centres

Lagos bans parties, social functions in public schools

N25m Internet scam: Undergraduate bags 24 years imprisonment

Who’s marginalising women in the Nigerian media?

Five policemen die in Kenya bomb attack 

Ibrahimovic gets pay rise, becomes highest paid footballer in France

Ochanja Market boils as electioneering tears traders apart

Top boxing promoter hints at Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch

Lawmaker distributes 450 bags of rice to constituents

Pictures: $2.1bn arms deal: EFFC seals off property of indicted persons

Ede-Oballa community confers chieftaincy title on Abba

Buhari jets out to Kenya, Ethiopia

Lassa fever: FUNAAB undergrad, 18 others under watch in Ogun

Army resumes trial of 8 officers, soldier

Soldiers invade Ondo community for Ajube, ex-MEND leader

Ijaw protest cancellation of Maritime Varsity

Kogi Speaker urges Bello to build on legacy of past regimes

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Kogi : Claims of the claimants

‎Kogi: What next after inauguration?

Buhari installs Alake of Egbaland as FUNAI first Chancellor

Abia Court Verdict: PDP gov aspirant files notice of appeal

Produce anti-govt lecturer, Kaduna CP tells KASU VC

Rep decries killing of Nigerians in S-Africa

Edo 2016: Mayaki accuses PDP of plots to blackmail Oshiomhole

Group urges ESUT mgt to reduce tuition fee

Harvest of deaths in Rivers communities as suspected cultists kill 20

NFF, Oliseh apologise to Nigerians

Pipeline bombings: Okowa faulted over failure to join Defence Minister’s inspection team

Comply with Local Content Act, Saraki tells foreign investors

Delta SSG makes case for devt of non-oil sector

Court begins hearing in N300m suit against Idahosa

Alleged N1.126bn fraud: EFCC chairman, Magu to testify against Dariye

Current economic climate calls for investment diversification —Oyebola

‘FG should explore CBN’s forex policy to boost manufacturing’

Kogi: The race of intrigues

Industrial unrest looms over planned sack of 3,000 ports workers

‘Don’t misconstrue war against vandals as affront to Ijaw’

Leicester gun for Ahmed Musa

C-River govt, Canada to collaborate in skills acquisition, micro-financing

Why I visited Aregbesola – Fayose

Police discover 3 decomposing corpses, human skull in Enugu

PDP to Lai Mohammed: Nigerians have right to hold Buhari acountable

Those promoting dictatorship will end up in stomach of dictator, Fayose tells Aregbesola

Boko Haram : El Kanemi to play in Maiduguri

Health: Nigeria should learn from Ondo – Director, Chatham House

Blackface threatens to drag 2face to court for stealing his song

Abdulrahman Dambazau and the arrogance of power

Arsenal to sign Asisat Oshoala from Liverpool

How Nigeria can survive current economic challenges – Okupe

Trump, Cruz in dead heat in Iowa – poll

We support Buhari’s anti-corruption war but it should not be selective — Afenifere

Ericsson unveils business intelligence toolkit for TV, media players

Relationship: He dumped me when his wife found out

CHAN 2016: Nigerians react to Super Eagles’ elimination

Umahi set to probe ex-gov Elechi’s administration

Warri: Eye sore of an oil city

CBN refuses to devalue the Naira, retains rate

Why Kanu, others should be granted humanitarian bail – Coalition

FG launches North East’s recovery, peace building

Alleged N400m fraud: Court admits evidence against Metuh

Aregbesola hails Fayose’s maturity, clear headedness

Police discover three decomposing corpses, human skull in Enugu

2016 Budget: N4bn allocation to women affairs ministry inadequate – Tinubu

Don’t test our will, Lagos govt. warns criminally-minded individuals

CHAN 2016: Guinea eliminate Oliseh’s Eagles

Al-Makura appoints 41 new aides

Buhari welcomes continued U.S. support

Over 20,000 world class athletes expected at Lagos 6 international marathon

2 men arraigned for anal sex inside jeep in Lagos

Reps query Communications Minister over Suspension of NITDA Boss

Nigerian Airforce reconfigures Trainer aircraft bought from US

My father in-law defrauded me, jobless man tells court

Pope hits out at Internet trolls

26-year-old businessman jailed for stealing Gas Cooker

FIFA confirms candidates for Feb 26 presidency vote

Maximum dose of vitamin C tablets may be harmful, Physician warns

Masterful Djokovic, Federer set up dream semi-final

Making Newborn and Maternal Health a Priority

How Serena secured 18th victory against Sharapova

Kogi East APC denies endorsing Egbunu as Yahaya Bello’s running mate

Why Jonathan trusted Dasuki with campaign funds — Aziegbemi

Halliburton, Siemens’ cases not closed —FG

Monday, January 25, 2016

FUTO polarized over appointment of new VC

Kogi: Tribunal declines to stop Bello’s inauguration

Make Nigeria proud, Dalung charges Eagles

Oil crash: Nigeria producing at $5 per barrel loss

$200bn stolen money stashed in Dubai —Shehu Sani

CFOs express fear over 2016 business environment

Edo gov poll: It’s wrong to say only Bini candidate can win

GREEN TECH: Nigeria gets $2.6m UNIDO support for rural electrification

Cancelling of Maritime Varsity in bad taste —Reyenieju

Marketers accuse FG of encouraging market ‘monopoly’

2 ‘lunatics’ caught with rotting human head in Osun

Okonjo-Iweala blasts Falana over linkage with $2.1bn arms scandal

How we helped Metuh launder $2m — WITNESSES

CORRUPTION: No regrets probing Jonathan’s govt— Oyegun, APC chairman

Global coal demand down 10yr highs — Report

Biafra: Court rules on Kanu’s bail Jan 29

Why we can’t hand over Tompolo to JTF, EFCC —Ijaw elders, youths

Naira depreciates to N303/$ as dollar scarcity intensifies

Powergas to drive alternate power solution

Guinea’ll be tough, Ibenegbu affirms

Three arraigned over N1billion Bank of Industry fraud

Who will save Warri from its rot?

The Igbo-Yoruba feud

Microsoft Nigeria appoints MicroManna as sub distributor for products

LASU first class student wins Don Etiebet’s prize for Computer Science

Ijaw youths write Buhari, ‘please, don’t cancel Maritime University’

Arms scam: Okonjo-Iweala replies Falana, says attempt to indict me a joke

US Supreme Court makes retroactive ban on life sentences for minors

Lassa fever: 4,400 rats killed in six Lagos markets

Cameroon sink DR Congo to book CHAN quarter-final

Lagos orders immediate re-opening of street gates, barricades

FCT Police arrest fake lunatic with firearm

Arms deal: Witness confesses to helping Metuh with $2m transfer

How to reduce illiteracy in Nigeria

iROKO announces new funding for African content after Netflix arrival

Prices of beans, garri fall at Mile-12 Market

$2.1bn arms fund: Buratai can’t be distracted – Army

57 Shiites get 15years jail term for mutiny

One killed in Boko Haram attack in Yobe

Mimiko delivers over 600 Community-Chosen Projects.  

Nigeria, Korea share heritage to promote economic development

State of economy out of Buhari’s control, says Okupe

CBN reintroduces CoT as current account maintenance fee

Enough of this change mantra Okogie tells Buhari

No Where To Run…Wake up call for safer earth

Invest in Nigeria – NIPC tells investors

Don’t scrap Maritime Varsity, Ijaw youths, others beg Buhari

Nigeria to earn N3trn annually from Maritime Security Agency — DG

Tomorrow . . . do or die for CHAN Eagles

Nigeria may miss out of digital dividend put at $100trn

Thieves ‘re in Buhari’s government – Secondus

Jonathan holds world press conference in Geneva, Wednesday

2016 draft budget is a huge joke

Sacking of 3,000 Imo workers reckless, senseless —Ihedioha

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Anti corruption war remains our priority —FG

El-Rufai inaugurates commission of inquiry, Friday

Yobe govt worries over mass failure in SSCE, NECO exams

FG ends kerosene subsidy, pegs price at N83 per litre

Residency card now compulsory for Ondo students

Assailants kill Delta poly student, one other

11 cultists from Edo arrested in Ondo

Pipeline bombing: FG directs Ijaw communities to hand over suspects

We didn’t arraign Biafra protesters half naked —Rivers Police

I make N300,000 monthly as a beggar— Drug addict

Everyone is now careful of Buhari — Akeredolu

Edo 2016: Oshiomhole’s choice of aspirant undemocratic —Osegbowa

Letshego acquires majority stake in FBN Microfinance Bank

NDDC seeks monarchs’ support to end insecurity in N-Delta

Thai investors arrive C-River to commence $4m Rice City project

Ikpeazu tasks NDDC on contruction of abandoned road

The ideas of Bisi Akande

Olubadan didn’t disappoint us — Tinubu, Akande

Crimes: VCs want security beefed up on campuses

‘How corruption can be eradicated in Nigeria’

Buhari, Osoba, Daniel ex-govs, to commission Amosun’s 40 projects

2015: How culture producers, promoters made the difference

NECA demands reversal of CBN’s directive on N50 stamp duty

Video: Mikel, Terry celebrate victory with Cech

TUC to Buhari: Stop Nigerians from travelling abroad for medical treatment

African Nations Championships results

Costa checks 10-man Arsenal’s title charge

El-Zakzaky flown to France for treatment, back to Abuja

See English Premier League table

EPL: United fury getting worse, admits Van Gaal

Australian Open: Serena serves up glamour clash with Sharapova

Nigerians protest alleged extra-judicial killing by South African police

Saturday, January 23, 2016

We must advise Buhari correctly —Ebun Adegboruwa

FALAE FIRES BACK Over $2.1BN ARMS PROBE:‘Nobody can prosecute me for the N100million we collected’

STAMP DUTIES: Policy will stunt financial institutions patronage — Expert

Jan 15, 1966 Night Of Terror: An eye witness account

Tenant removes neighbour’s 7-mth pregnancy with kitchen knife

Non-remittance of revenue: Reps threaten to arrest EFCC boss

How President Buhari is hurting  Nigeria’s electoral process

NAPS begs FG over HND, BSC dichotomy

Lassa fever: Let’s replicate the 2006-2008 intervention

Militants’ failed plot to arm-twist Buhari

How Fulani herdsmen abducted, killed Delta monarch

Buhari is not Nigeria’s messiah, declares Bishop Kwakpovwe

A-Ibom governor grants amnesty to 64-year-old prison inmate

50 Ekiti PDP leaders set to defect to APC

Julius Agwu plans to celebrate after surviving brain surgery

Just because Champagne is now ‘affordable’doesn’t make it common!

RCCG empowers industries, SMEs at Nigerian Economic Outlook

Job Creation: Ondo revamps two moribund Industries

Mixed reactions greet Davido’s new deal with Sony Music

We’re building entrepreneurial skills with our leading networking website —Alex

Alli gem helps Spurs shatter Palace

Debutant Austin punishes desperate Man United

Lallana delivers Liverpool in nine-goal thriller

Spanish La Liga table

Umeh urges Buhari to implement report of 2014 national conference

Messi to the rescue for under par Barca

German Bundesliga table

Buhari expresses concern on ranking of universities

Zidane rules out January signings

Super Eagles draw against Tunisia not bad result for Nigeria – Ex-international

Rooney blast reminds Van Gaal of Rijkaard

With Mourinho gone, Arsenal to assert supremacy over Chelsea

Murray wins Sousa fight to reach fourth round

Four dead in Canada school shooting— police

La liga fixtures: Malaga dares Barcelona

Google to pay £130m to Britain in back taxes

Nigeria must do more for Chibok girls, others— UN

South Africa offers study grants for virgin girls

Seed Sowing: I didn’t know the car was stolen – Pastor

Premier League Fixtures

Taraba: Supreme court urged to renew faith in judiciary

Thousands return to Borno after Boko Haram ouster

India plane makes emergency landing after bomb call

PDP has a battered image, needs to re-strategize — Expert

She’s my lover; I had sex with her, not rape – Prime suspect

Metuh in handcuffs, gets N600m bail for alleged evidence destruction

Alleged corruption: Ibori’s trial in London suffers setback

Friday, January 22, 2016

Self Promotion: Customs in massive de-ranking of officers

All those who diverted money from Jonathan will die — Ibu

Buhari won’t allow Dalung to disgrace his govt — Toro

Delta community thrown into mourning over monarch’s death

CHAN: Nigeria escape defeat against Tunisia

Jaywon declares: Fighting won’t take us anywhere

Would you forgive your husband who got your maid pregnant?

Justice: Over 2,926 murder, rape, civil litigation cases under prosecution in eight months

House-help, agent docked over alleged theft of items worth N20m

Dumebi Iheanacho stakes claim to national call-up

Infertility: Bimpe is beaten but not broken

Military siege to Gbaramatu unholy — NAGS

Bearded Nollywood actors: What they say about their looks!

Udom Emmanuel: As Akwa Ibom Awaits Justice at the Supreme Court

MTN gets two months extension to pay $3.9bn

Suspected cultists kill three in Rivers

Pipeline sabotage: Itsekiri group flays IPM, Ijaw group over attack on Emami

Lassa Fever: One confirmed dead in Lagos

Anambra Central Rerun: PDP must get it right —Obiora Okonkwo

2016: Ondo indigenes in diaspora endorse Boroffice for gov

Yes, I sell Fake Moet Wine — Man pleads in court

Aviation sector is collapsing —FG cries out

9ice apologises, says ‘Toni Payne never cheated on me’

No plan to regulate Online Media – FG

“We were hired to protest against Otti in Lagos,” group exclaims

Nigeria forced to settle for draw against Tunisia

FG will not regulate online publications – Minister

22 years old pregnant woman rapped to death in Kano

NUPENG asks FG to stop Chevron, Shell on moves to sack 18,500 workers

NYSC Foundation moves to recover over N14.8m debts

Dasuki challenges FG for disobeying court order

Buhari cleaning the mess of Jonathan, others – Mbadinuju

N666.08m fraud: ICPC arraigns Agabi, ex-Nasarawa governorship candidate, 4 others

Nigeria will miss wise counsel of Oluibadan – Buhari

Help choose YBNL First Lady, Olamide begs fans

Federer delighted with landmark 300th Slam win

Breaking News: Court grants Metuh N300m bail

Arewa group hials IGP Arase over promotion in police

Student stabs friend to death over girl friend

Oil price crash: Nigeria to save N1trn — FG

Oil firms capitalizing on inadequate metering to defraud Nigeria — NEITI

How Davido got the $1million Sony Entertainment deal

Nigeria’s economic downturn, an act of God – Oyegun

How complimentary card saved gov aspirant from kidnappers

Our father is a billionaire but we hustle everyday — Davido’s brother

Right girl, wrong dress

Nigeria ‘ll be difficult to beat –Tunisia official

‘Michael Jackson’s son’ to feature Sekem master, Mc Galaxy

Clark writes Buhari, condemns renewed blowing of pipelines

Cult war in Rivers: 16 killed in shootout

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Corruption: ‘You can’t talk about Dasuki without talking about President Jonathan’

CHAN: Eagles chase quarter-final berth

Amnesty has given us better orientation — Muturu, ex-militant leader

Man, 37, rapes mentally-challenged girl

Parasites defecting to APC should be watched — Akande

Pipeline bombings: Ijaw, Itsekiri not ready for another crisis —Biukeme

Women’s jobs at risk in fourth industrial revolution

FG, UNIDO in talks over continuity of country’s projects

Return govt vehicle number plates, Enugu orders politicians

Court vacates bench warrant against Rep

Biafra: Kanu should be in prison custody, not in DSS captivity —Rights group

ARMS PROBE: I’ll open up next week, says Falae

Olubadan-in-Council backs Adetunji, Seriki line kicks

Fire guts railway coaches, Samsung office in Lagos

I remain a PDP member —Ayade

Kidnapped Delta monarch found dead in Edo

22-yr-old pregnant housewife raped to death in Kano

Delta lawmaker commends Okowa on youth empowerment

Dangote, Gates commit $100m to nutrition in Nigeria

Intrigues trail Anambra community’s selection of traditional ruler

World drug makers call for action on superbugs

Hundreds join Celine Dion in honoring late husband

Ooni’s visit to Alaafin: What the Yoruba stand to benefit

Ogun PDP Congresses: Kashamu,  Bankole fight over structure

At least one killed as gunfire, explosions rock Burundi capital

Will Smith joins protest, won’t attend Oscars

Pipeline bombing: Go after perpetrators only, Bayelsa elders beg Buhari

Lagos traders protest police extortion, illegal detention

Buhari agrees to serve as grand patron of corporate philanthropy

Osinbajo represents Nigeria at Davos world economic forum

Eagles must keep working hard – Adepoju

Immunisation: Putting an end to vaccine-preventable deaths

‘My parents disowned me because I love music’

Only Supreme court can liberate Taraba

Dabby Chimere’s Lies And Secrets trend on twitter

IS jihadists will be ‘very seriously dented’ by end of 2016 – Kerry

Tompolo: ‘APC govt clueless, fighting everybody’

Court adjourns Dasuki’s case over absence of defence lawyers

Teacher’s education our top priority – Yabatech Rector

Poor Revenue: Customs to consult CBN on review of forex policy

No plane crash in Lagos today – LASG

29 ships laden with petroleum products, foods expected in Lagos

Navy arrests ship found with 183 Nigerians, 41 illegal migrants from Gabon

Return Government vehicle plate numbers, Enugu Govt orders politicians

La Liga:  Bale world record 100m euros transfer document leaked  

Bundesliga: I’m not sure of my team’s form – Guardiola

EFCC docks Metuh over alleged destruction of evidence

FG to review East-West road, other projects in Niger Delta

Buratai directs officers to declare assets

Appeal Court judgment on Abia can’t be faulted – Lawyers

Businessmen institute libel suit against lawyer, newspaper

The Police is changing for the better – AIG

Judiciary should ensure court orders are obeyed – Lawyers

Kenya police kill four terror suspects in tourist town shoot-out

Pipeline bombers to be treated as terrorist – Ibas

Senate Forgery: Justice Ademola not deterred by Ekweremadu’s aligation on his closenes to Tinubu

British Govt will return stolen fund to Nigeria – Envoy

Buratai orders all army officers to declare assests

Pinnick, Giwa in show of shame

Nat’l interest, Rule of Law guide our work —EFCC Chairman

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Students in digital age: Distinguishing exam from SMS

I’ve God’s mandate to unite Yoruba race — Ooni

Sacked workers: Labour briefs Imo police boss

ICPC to arraign ex-Zamfara gov today over alleged corrupt practices

Fuel import: Foreign suppliers blacklist Nigeria

Tension in Lagos market as traders protest invasion by NURTW

Produce Dasuki in court Feb 16, judge orders FG

LASSA FEVER: FG targets 10,000 health centres, sets up c’ttee

Killers of ex-FUTA VC sentenced to death

Telecom firms in Nigeria must adhere to NCC guidelines —Buhari

Early child education pivotal to nation’s devt

NOC, Greensprings renew ties on Olympic value

Amaechi urged to rescind decision on Maritime Varsity

FG resorts to Islamic Bond to fund budget

Biafra: Kanu pleads not guilty to felony charge

FG to give priority to infrastructure devt in tertiary institutions

INEC moves to deploy more technology for future polls

Name the 55 that stole N1.34trn, Fayose tells Lai Mohammed

N5,000 STIPEND: No records on unemployed youths — Minister

Lagos admission into Odu’a Group, my priority – Ambode

Leave Tompolo alone, group tells Buhari

‘A budget that moves domestic spending in Aso Villa from N580m to N1.7bn cannot be a budget of change’

El-Zakzaky: House Committee visits Zaria, promises to be fair

Lagos CJ calls on EFCC to embrace plea bargain

I’m not dating Zarah Buhari – Gov Yari

FG suspends NITDA DG over illegal employments

COEASU begins indefinite strike in Plateau

Can friends be lovers?

Oil prices hit fresh 12-year low, trade below $28 per barrel

Mimiko commissions Lokoja Mega terminal, says Nigerians will praise Wada

Rivers police arraign 10 suspected pro-Biafra supporters

Communication gap: Lai Mohammed to meet columnists, online publishers, others

2016 National Budget: Senator Ashafa calls for a united senate

Last year was Earth’s hottest in modern times, by far – US

Court orders FG to produce Dasuki in court Feb 16

Scottish oil, gas delegation set to explore investments in Nigeria

Kogi Re-run: APC must respect the rule of law

Name 15 ex-governors, 55 Nigerians that stole N1.34tr, Fayose tells Lai Mohammed

NNPC shuts down Kaduna, Port Harcourt refineries over pipeline vandalism

Breaking: Court orders Nnamdi Kanu to be taken to prison

Corruption and the Nigerian woman: Is everyone and everything for sale?

Why Nigerians continue to suffer in pain

Davos 2016: Focus on terror threat, slowing growth

Copa del Rey: Messi, Suarez out of game against Athletic Bilbao

Adele’s ‘Hello’ fastest to reach billion views

Nigerians mourn as Olubadan passes on

Robbery suspects: They threatened to rape me to death – Victim

We need to give more attention to mental health

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Ughelli Govt College students suspended over homosexuality

Make votes of 3 LGAs in Abia count, rights group urges S’ Court

Oshiomhole blames PDP for tension in N-Delta

Oliseh to unleash Chikatara on Tunisia

I’m resolute in my commitment to serve Lagosians — Ambode

Bird Flu: Plateau farmers tasked on timely report

ZARIA KILLINGS: Army acted within its rules of engagement, COAS tells probe panel

Workers’ sack: Tension heightens in Imo

Lassa Fever: FG confirms 212 cases in 17 states

Visafone acquisition, end for CDMA?

Ooni, Alaafin ‘ll end marginalisation of S-West — Yoruba monarchs

Nigeria signs agreements with UAE on recovery of stolen funds

Naira stabilises at N295/$

Court told how ex-NIMASA boss siphoned N546.8m

Pipelines bombing: Ijaw leaders, groups fault JTF on responsibility for attacks

How Metuh secured N400m bail

Shun pressure from politicians to act wrongly, Wike urges Army

Erosion renders 20 families homeless in Ogun

Transition: Dickson directs appointees to prepare hand-over notes

The story of my trip to APC — Ekwunife

Lagos Assembly to initiate bill on health trust fund

We are repositioning Odu’a Investment as tool for economic growth in S’west – Mimiko

‘Stop witch-hunting Tompolo’

NSCDC: Cleaning Dambazau’s shoes in public “mark of respect”

Ndigbo should forget 2019 presidency —UPP chieftain

Shine A Light On The Gaps By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala & Janeen Madan

Between Jonathan’s Ebola Fever and Buhari’s Lassa Fever

Activating the Koboko revolution

FG imposes N50 stamp duty on bank customers

“Jim Iyke’s dress sense is wack, 2face and Annie are in desperate need of a stylist”

At last 2016 Budget Copies arrive NASS

China awards 40 scholarships to Nigerian students annually — Official

Ambode, Ndukwe, others for RCCG Economic Summit

Abia North Senatorial re-run: Otti’s support group backs Onuoha

Corruption: Nigeria signs bilateral agreements with UAE on recovery of stolen funds

Reps bicker over corrected 2016 Budget

Breaking: Metuh secures N400m bail

Court remands man in prison for alleged rape of minor

N224m NUPENG claim: We can’t make unverified payment – Lasg

No scared cow in fight against corruption – FG

Police recover 32 sophisticated guns in Edo – CP

Hollywood: Actors of colour to boycott Oscar

Lassa Fever: Daughter of victim under observation — commissioner

FG, World Bank behind accident reduction in 2015 – FRSC

Over 14 killed, 100 injured, 520 houses razed as armed youths invade Akwa Ibom village

Asaba has no master plan 24 yrs after state creation

Why I invented D-Box, world’s 1st portable ventilator

Natures Gentle Touch Hair Institute Announce Scholarship for 2016 Training Session

6 Fulani herdsmen docked for kidnapping, robbery

Monday, January 18, 2016

Militarisation of Gbaramatu: Ijaw youths raise alarm over repeat of 2009 massacre

Ugwuanyi orders road contractors to speed up work

‘Dwindling economy shows Buhari not prepared to serve Nigerians’

Anambra CP orders release of 8 suspected arsonists

Assault on journalist: Lagos NUJ files N500m lawsuit against customs

NYSC denies diverting N23.5m donated to injured ex-corps members

TUC flays alleged poor attitude of FG, Rivers to Lassa fever

Lassa fever claims life of 65yr-old woman in Delta

Ex-NIMASA boss appears in court over N2.6bn fraud

Nigeria earns N3.27trn from oil in 10 months

Missing 9-yr-old girl found dead

Notorious political thug, Bayo Ajia, assassinated in Ilorin

‘Birther’ Trump bites Cruz

We’ve driven Boko Haram to ‘fall back’ position —Buhari

Iran: South Africa to stop fuel imports from Nigeria

Azura-Edo power gets World Bank support

Power outage: A-Ibom youths shut down gas firm

Experts call for more political will towards healthcare financing

Ford Mustang, my team’s best job – Piaskowski

Anambra Central: We want free, fair polls —PDP

4 suspected kidnappers arrested in Delta, victim rescued

Pastor remanded in prison over N100m land case

Fire guts Coscharis Lagos office

NOGIG 2016: NNPC, Chevron start well

NFF focused despite challenges – Sanusi

Lagos Marathon: Nigerian doctors in USA sign up

CHAN: Eagles maul Niger, top Group C

‘Biafra agitation response to militants threatening to islamize Nigeria’

APC threatens to boycott LG polls in Ondo

Robbers attack Enyimba

African Nations Championship results

Video, Photos: Again! Denrele falls during movie shoot, injures self

CHAN 2016: Nigeria maul Niger 4-1

Liverpool back Mignolet with new deal

Terrorism: Court adjourns Okah`s case till Jan. 19

Driver, 58, in court for allegedly defiling a minor

Naira slides further, sells at N297 to dollar at parallel market

Man bags 4 years imprisonment for dealing in hemp

Richest 62 people own same as half world’s population – Oxfam

Man docked over alleged rape of minor

Motorcyclist docked for allegedly stealing, selling new motorcycle worth N150, 000 for N30, 000

58,000 Nigerian infants infected with HIV yearly – NGO

Muslim women must learn English or be deported – Cameron

Buhari should focus less on oil, more on processed commodities – Ex-CBN chief

Man in court for biting off neighbour’s nose

I have lost interest in our marriage, wife tells court

4 dead in suicide attack at mosque

7m Nigerian children malnourished – Nutritionist

APC wins all chairmanship positions in Niger

$2.1bn arms fund: CDD raises alarm over planned arrest of Jonathan

Okowa condemns attack on oil facilities, reads riot act to perpetrators

Serena stunned by ‘Supergirl’

Islamic State ‘brand’ spreading worldwide – experts

Gas Pipeline bombing: We are closing in on perpetrators – JTF Commander

PDP govs, senators, Reps begin search for credible national chair

$2.1bn arms probe: Colonel opens lid on illicit deals by top officers

When Dimka pulled a gun at me — Mbazulike Amechi, Nigeria’s 1st aviation minister

Sunday, January 17, 2016

‘No fresh case of Lassa fever in Lagos’

Mad woman gives birth in Kaduna market

NHRC asks FG to help 4,723 abandoned IDPs in Taraba

Lassa fever: FG holds emergency National Council on Health meeting

Ezekwesili, Falana task lawyers on corruption, education standard

I needed money for my diabetes drugs— Suspect

Sexual assault: Lagos sensitizes 5,000 varsity students on prevention

AD lauds Buhari’s anti-graft crusade

Mushin clash: Police arrest 3, recover arms from suspects

Zakzaky VS ARMY: Shiites give condition for appearance before commission of inquiry

Million, leader of Lagos banks’ robberies gang arrested

Ooni visits Alaafin, as monarchs end 79-yr-old supremacy battle

Why I won’t reconcile with Igbinedion —Oshiomhole

Okorocha sacks 3,000 civil servants

Kogi APC in tight spot over Faleke’s rejection of deputy governorship

What you should know about Lassa fever

Jonathan ran CBN like Idi-Amin — Soludo

SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT: Ortom extends olive branch to PDP gov candidate

Jigawa PDP to sue INEC over postponed LG polls

Bayelsa APC demands Speaker’s resignation

Edo ex-Speaker dumps PDP for APC

I’m tempted to forward our video to his wife

Senate lampoons Bisi Akande

Fasting promotes fertility, says medical expert

EPL: How Rooney’s sucker-punch felled Liverpool

Fire razes student’s hostel in Anambra

Nzeogwu after 50 years: The nationalist dressed in the garb of a tribalist, by Reno Omokri

Biafra: Ateke denies issuing 14 days ultimatum to Buhari

Okorocha sacks workers in Imo Water Corporation, 18 others

See Spanish La Liga table

Zidane’s sons sidelined amid FIFA ban confusion

Photos: Eagles work out for match against Niger

Pipelines bombings: Soldiers invade Gbaramatu in search of militants

Mgbidi crusade, commerce and development

‘Frustration drove me to take young girls abroad for prostitution!’

Buhari, Tinubu’s sustained ties will strenghten the polity – Primate Ayodele

‘Abortion can change men’s lives too’

Biafra:What MASSOB, IPOD should do — APC chieftain

We’re not in possession of fake 2016 budget — Reps

2016 Budget :The cat and mouse game between Senate and Presidency 

Why Nigeria is going down the hill —Ekwueme

‘MISSING 2016 BUDGET’:Aso Rock moves to douse tension

RETURN OF N-DELTA MILITANCY? Major crude oil, gas pipelines bombed

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Debbie Rise, record label at war

Pro-Biafra agitators will surrender if …

CHAN: Eagles must prove their worth —Nwosu

NYSC sits on N23.5 million donation to critically injured ex-corps members

Renewed Biafra agitation is not Igbo agenda — Masari

Gov Ugwuanyi’s axe:‘How three Council Chairmen survived’

Let’s take steps to tame our political class

Edo 2016: I will not stand aloof over the choice of my successor – Oshiomhole

Coming back from America

An end to your expectation is imminent

I spent my money on Jonathan’s campaign — Anenih

Biafra: Tension as MASSOB,IPOB ‘resume protests tomorrow’

FOREX CRISIS: Naira may crash further this week

Inside Okowa’s wealth creation scheme and the 773 pioneers

Nigeria’s “free market” of corruption

Boko Haram: Buhari orders reinstatement of Ex-GOC

Chibok girls, 600 days after: Buhari, Mama Taraba, Oby and the lingering trauma

2016 Budget: Delta Speaker insists on accountability, probity, transparency

Onuesoke tasks Urhobo Social Club, Lagos

Anti-corruption: APC members not above prosecution- Moghalu

Taraba: We have faith in Supreme Court, says APC

‘Adult nursing’: Men who compete with babies over breast milk!

Celine Dion’s borther killed by cancer, days after her husband died

Nothing good about military intervention —Adebanjo

Missing Budget Comments: Senate replies ex-APC chair, Bisi Akande

Korede Bello begs school management to sit for upcoming exams

You can rise above your mistakes

Kogi central rerun: APC Knows they can’t participate – Ogembe

Could I have gotten pregnant ?

NOUN convocation: Obasanjo bags Master’s Degree, 15 get 1st class honours

Simeone to lean on Griezmann during transfer ban

Nigerian capital market slips further by N250bn

Aguero sends Man City top, Terry rescues Chelsea

English Premier League results – 1st update

Chelsea secures draw against Everton

Quick fixes to keep you on the go!

Woman loses 3 kids to fire in Bayelsa

Buhari, 8 cabinet members leave for 3-day visit to UAE

Fayose cautions Buhari over probe of military chiefs, says $2.1bn arms deal is a scam

Jonathan’s former aide replies Oshiomhole, says ‘good leaders don’t act on gossip’

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Ondo disburses over N22m loans to widows of fallen heroes

Lassa Fever: rat poison, trap sellers in FCT record high sales

Mikel leads Chelsea midfield against Lukaku’s Everton

Jega advocates scrapping of scholarship boards

‘Absurd’ transfer ban will be overturned – Zidane

Abia North agog as Bourdex takes campaign to Umunneochi

My life as a DJ, a singer – DJ Jimmy Jatt

NIJ lecturers battle Korede Bello

Same sex marriage: Anglican Communion suspends US Episcopal Church

Would you allow your daughter marry the son of an ex who jilted you?

QueenSylvia Akuchie: transforming her passion for fashion to wealth

Lil Kesh/Patoranking: A break from the norm?

We are not in haste to return home, say Damaturu IDPs

An estate, a country

Lassa Fever: 3 dead, 200 under observation, says Rivers Commissioner

Revenge sex could backfire!

Lassa Fever: 3 dead, 200 under observation in Rivers

Wee-wee water

Man accused of financing Jakarta attacks with IS funds arrested

Nigeria still in awe of the old and the new

IMF, devaluation and price modulation

How they killed my father — Akintola

When children tapped on the chest of Generals

I had anal sex and started bleeding

Arms scandal: Buhari orders EFCC to probe ex-military Chiefs Badeh, Amosu, 15 others

My encounter with Ironsi on coup day – Rita-Lori

Ecobank Begs Court Over Contempt Proceedings

Why PDP’s Metuh was sent to Kuje prison

Inferno kills three siblings in Bayelsa

Why Buhari ordered probe of ex-military Chiefs, Badeh, Amosu

At least 22 dead in Burkina jihadist attacks

Osinbajo seeks elite support to tackle nation’s challenges

Customs CG directs officers to declare assets within 14 days

Pastor Adeboye bags OAU honorary doctorate degree award

Militants blow flow station, Chevron pipelines

Breaking: Militants continue bombing in Delta

Men who play home balls!

Tears as Keshi’s wife is buried in Benin

Kogi Governor-elect Hails Armed Forces

Bombshell: Biafra’s dead, Obasanjo insists

Lassa fever:Provide test kits, supports to all states, Ondo tells FG

Friday, January 15, 2016

NFF crisis: Don’t destroy yourself before Buhari, stakeholders warn sports minister

Why religious leaders have moral duty to promote family planning

Work towards nation’s unity, Ambode urges Nigerians

DSS operatives murdered as US citizen petitions Buhari, Saraki

Goodnight to House of Reps’ first Clerk ( 1930-2015) Mark Columbus Orgu

Governor Dairus Ishaku versus Aisha Al-Hassan: For peace to reign in Taraba

Is Anenih paying the price for loyalty?

Why PDP must not die

Lassa fever outbreak: Residents in affected states remain indifferent

From bats to rats as Lassa takes off where Ebola stoped

A day at Igbobi Hospital

Mutiny: Oshiomhole begs for 66 soldiers

Militants bombing of gas pipeline is sabotage — Naval Chief

Ezekwesili, Falana, challenge lawyers, others on corruption, standard of education

Governor Wike swears in new Acting Chief Judge

Group commends Anenih for writing EFCC

Suspected Fulani herdmen kill farmer in Enugu

Tompolo dissociates self from Friday’s bomb attack on Escravos gas pipeline

Olam invests $275m on wheat, pasta mills in Nigeria

Customs C-G orders personnel to declare assets in 14 days

#BayelsaDecides: Bruce reminds Buhari to congratulate Dickson

I have learnt not to look down on a fellow mortal, except I’m admiring his shoes — Jonathan

Celine Dion’s husband, manager Rene Angelil dies

Jonathan becomes first African leader to bag Martin Luther King’s awards

Alleged N400m fraud: Metuh in Kuje prison custody

Buhari orders EFCC to investigate Badeh, Amosu, others

Ex-militants bomb Escravos gas pipeline in Delta

Jonathan threatened to cage me – Oshiomhole

Killer Prison warder: Family of Okada rider cries out over conspiracy

Model schools: Why we’re at war with Amosun – Lasisi, Ogun ASUSS boss

Tank farms, Lagos community face-off lingers

Ooni declares Ife tourism zone

January 15 1966 coup: It was the quarrel between Mrs. Awolowo and Mrs. Akintola — Yakassai

Terrorists now hide bombs among vegetables —Military

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Alleged N400m fraud: EFCC files 7-count charge against Metuh

‘How LASTMA officials caused my friend’s death’

Labour reaches agreement with Nycil over sacked staff

Release Zakzaky, in-law, others now, Islamic Movement warns

CBN reports a depressed manufacturing sector in 2015

EFCC’s eagerness to arraign Tompolo suspicious —Ijaw group

16 mgt staff of Bauchi fire service sacked

Man, 33, remanded in prison over N85m theft

Rights group urges FG to arrest, prosecute alleged sponsors of Boko Haram

Biafra: IPOB threatens to resume protest over sick Kanu

Telecom sector: How MTN Nigeria provided intrigues in 2015

College of Education Agbor to get first on-campus hostel

Observers laud INEC’s conduct of Bayelsa poll

Agitations by MASSOB, IPOB misguided —Arch-Bishop Chukwuma

Court issues bench warrant for Rep’s arrest

Court orders Tompolo’s arrest

Man rapes, impregnates 14-yr-old househelp

Jonathan honoured in Atlanta for advancing human rights

Ali Baba rewards winner of his comedy show

Police arrest 150 Boko Haram suspects in Ondo

Exchange rate volatility, others cripple stock market —NSE

The many misconceptions about my father, Festus Okotie-Eboh —Dere Awosika, daughter

N5,000 stipends: No country would give free money — Ngige

50 yrs after January 15 1966 coup: When soldiers touched the tail of the tiger

Call for Buhari’s Impeachment: Nigeria not a banana republic, APC replies PDP

Rivers govt flays military operations in three LGs

Metuh: Adegboruwa withdraws suit against EFCC

Disobedience of court orders: Groups want Buhari impeached

Carpenter in court for punching off woman’s teeth

Missing 2016 budget shameful —PDP

Fly to Rwanda

January 15 1966 coup: Why they called it an Igbo coup — Mbazulike Amechi

SINKING NAIRA: Senate summons CBN Gov, Emefiele

Buhari’s anti-corruption war targeted at Ijaw—IYC

Military intervention shaped Nigeria’s democracy — Col. Ogbebor, retd

50 yrs after January 15 1966 coup: Excerpts of Major Nzeogwu’s coup speech

Ekwunife threatens to sue Umeh for libel

INEC issues certificates of return to Dickson, deputy

Ikpeazu: What Abia truly needs

Buhari’s aide gave us fake 2016 budget – Senate

Toriola, Offiong for Olympics qualifying tourney

Breach of Contract: Court seals banks in Osogbo

The army’s retirement of two officers over Ekiti, Osun polls

Host us too, Youth athletes cry out to Buhari

Okowa better than me —Pinnick

More about managing success with grace

AGRA, Babban Gona transforming smallholder farming

Shocker: Nigeria lose AAG medals

Ighalo, Ali battle for EPL top award

Task force nabs two robbery suspects, 81 miscreants in Lagos

Police nab eight killer cultists in Ogun

Cross River renews bid to host Sports Festival

Davido again! fires artiste

Medical doctor dies of Lassa Fever in Rivers

CHAN: Eagles to get $2000 winning bonus

My parents disowned me because of my love for music — Tea Jazz

NSC still in place – Dalung

Suspected kidnappers kill couple for rescuing victim

Keshi buries late Wife today

Owo youths accuse Police of indiscriminate arrest, extortion

Doping scandal: Police declares Diack wanted

Enyimba treated me badly, Ikhana laments

Comedian takes office as Guatemala’s new president

Widow sues Twitter for spreading ISIS message

Janet Jackson recovering from a ‘mystery illness’

LG bosses laud Ambode over 114 roads construction

Over 700 missing after army clashes – Shiite group

Bridget John’s new year presents

Michelle ‘not running for president’ — Obama

Jonathan becomes grandfather

Four billion people shut out of digital dividends – World Bank

Buhari storms out of meeting with BBOG, as Mama Taraba chides organisers, Chibok parents

Mimiko appoints multimedia journalist, Akinduro, as Digital Media Assistant

FG’s N5,000 stipends not for indolent people–Ngige

‘It will take PDP years to bounce back’

Corruption embedded in world athletics – WADA

FIFA fires ex-Blatter deputy Valcke, Hawit

President Mugabe not dead – Presidency

Court orders arrest of Tompolo over N13bn fraud

Senate will only accept budget submitted by Buhari – Saraki

Aisha’s governorship will boost investment, devt in Taraba

50 years after Jan 1966: Justice, order, rule of law

Ohaneze to Buhari: Release Nnamdi Kanu to us we will make him realise the futility in his pro- Biafra stance

CHAN 2016: Super Eagles, others aim high

‘Nigeria needs futuristic constitution’

Ezekwesili, Ofeimun for 12th Annual Gani Fawehinmi lecture

Man, 27, stabs neighbour on his forehead

South Africa not heading for recession – Gordhan

My wife sent me packing from our house, husband tells court

YABATECH to establish radio station, mortgage bank

Group hails judiciary on Taraba

Arsenal sign Egyptian midfielder Elneny

Beauty Queen resigns over alleged sexual harassment

Jakarta attacks confirms regional fears over IS

Alleged looted state funds: EFCC summons Ex Gov, Jonah Jang

Court remands driver in prison for alleged rape of teenager

N13bn fraud: Tompolo shuns court’s invitation

Lassa fever: Veterinary Council tasks poultry farmers

Wenger vexed as Arsenal squander title momentum

Senate moves to stop FEC from contract awards

Serena “ready to go” for Melbourne

FIFA fires ex-Blatter deputy Valcke, Hawit in US court

Lassa fever claims first death in Abuja

WHO to declare Ebola outbreak over, as Liberia gets all-clear

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Dasukigate: I’m not at war with Buhari, EFCC over court orders —CJN

Biafra: Kanu’s detention‘ll create national problem —Cleric

Crisis brews in Edo APC over alleged suspension of party’s V-Chairman

Why APGA did not get money from alliance with PDP —Umeh

Rethinking primary, secondary education in Nigeria

TETFund’ll concentrate on academic, infrastructural devt —Scribe

Omo-Agege gets certificate of return

Omeruo sticks with Chelsea

CHAN: Eagles can do more than bronze — Anyansi-Agwu

Court dissolves 7-yr marriage over infidelity, threat to life

Victim knocks down robbery suspect with car

Pipeline vandals disguise as scavengers, use garbage trucks

Rubber tappers mistaken for kidnappers in Delta, shot

Coalition of rights groups condemns Abia appeal decision

FOREX hardships cripple tricycle assembly plants

Missing budget: Senate sets up search c’ttee

Gov Ortom, commissioner, BSUTH boss differ on Lassa fever outbreak

$2.1bn arms PROBE: Why APGA wasn’t involved in money sharing— UMEH

Bayelsa poll: Hitler hails Jonathan over PDP, Dickson victory

Reps urge FG to provide funds to tackle Lassa fever

No more controversy about our salaries — Namdas, Reps spokesman

‘Lagos needs 2,500 more environmental officers to fight Lassa fever’

Oyo royal fathers not part of $2.1bn arms money scam — ALAAFIN

Bayelsa: Dickson, Sylva not democrats —Clark

My re-election saved Ijaw nation from ridicule —Dickson

Non-indigenes in Delta rally support for Okowa

South East APC disowns bad comment on Nwobodo

Labour leaders storm Owerri, warn Okorocha on anti-labour policies

Lassa Fever: Enugu govt raises alert level

NFF to renegotiate Glo contract

Etisalat blazing the trail in academic excellence

CJN and the burden of justice

Lassa fever outbreak

Nigeria requires urgent restructuring — Enejere

Firm signs consulting agreement for 100,000 barrel capacity private refinery

Ronaldo statue Messi-ed

Reps want foreign companies to pay minimum wage

‘I learned how to rob in prison’

GTBank to reward customers with N100,000

Oyo free of Lassa fever — GOVT

Naira at lowest level in 43 years, now N305/dollar

How 2 bankers allegedly stole N16.5m

Breaking: Kidnapped Ondo former Speaker released

28-yr-old man kills pregnant woman for N50,000

Enugu paralysed as petrol stations shut down

Odubu faults Edo PDP Chair over comment on state budget

NDDC: Ilaje stake claims to MD slot

Senator, others laud Ayade for expanding govt

All Nigerian varsities classical music contest begins, May

Group urges Sen Adeyemi to defect

Court extradites Nigerian fugitive, Asemota, to UK for trial

MASSOB, MOSOP to partner for Biafra actualization

NNPC bags Reuters’ award for $1.2bn oil well financing deal

Phillips unveils online learning bundle for certification

2015: A year of disappointment for workers

Make education first line charge, Bogoro tells state govts

Fathers and sons Incorporated

APC wants Fayose to pay pensioners’ benefit

Lagos restates commitment to acessible education

Senate seeks probe of $40m loan to aviation industry

Nwakali, Chukwueze cost Arsenal £6m

In Iheanacho I trust – Pellegrini

Dickson’s re-election’ll consolidate ongoing devt, prosperity in Bayelsa —Rights group

Obasanjo, govs for Oluwo’s coronation

Enforce official petrol pump price, Abia residents tell govt

Al-Jazeera ending US cable news channel April 30

Thousands troop to UI as Adeboye hosts RCCG service

Key quotes from Obama’s final State of the Union

INSURGENCY: Army establishes new Division in northern Borno

Agriculture: Saraki calls for serious intervention in lending to farmers

Mikel starts, Anichebe makes bench

N20m ransom: Ondo Speaker’s family begs abductors to pay N2.5m

Premier league fixtures

Leicester seek revival against Tottenham

Ighalo seeks goals against saints

Arsenal to compound Liverpool’s woes at Anfield

Putin claims Russia has developed Ebola vaccine

Naira weakens, sells at N305 to dollar

Chelsea Vs WestBrom: Hiddink seeks third successive EPL win

MTN warns subscribers not to pay any fee for registration

Man City Vs Everton: Fearless Toffees dare Aguero, others

Confirm Magu as EFCC boss, Northern Youths urge Buhari

Politicians urge Gov. Dickson to carry opposition in Bayelsa along

‘I want my ex back’

‘I want my ex want me back’

Minister challenges engineers on import substitution

NBC clarifies position on number of Set-Top Box licenses

N982m alleged fraud: EFCC docks ex-Adamawa Council boss, Tangwami

Why we are visiting China – Minister

2016 Budget not missing — Senate

Anti-graft war: Buhari’ll know his greatest enemies when the chips are down – Ozekhome

Chelsea battle Barcelona for Lavezzi

FOF commences scholarship for Anioma students

Alleged N34bn theft: EFCC slams 40-count charge on Tompolo, Akpobolokemi, 8 others

Ribery looking forward to Ancelotti arrival

Traditional stool tears Anambra community apart

Naira depreciates further to N295 to dollar at parallel market

FG approves request by Lagos state to borrow $200m from World Bank

I came too early, says Buhari as he arrives FEC meeting ahead of Osinbajo, ministers

Abandonment of 2nd Niger Bridge: South Easterners react

Wizkid announces world tour

Neymar ordered to appear in Spanish court for fraud

Breaking: C’ttees’ report on Missing budget ready tomorrow- Saraki

Suicide bomber kills 12 in Cameroon Mosque attack

Breaking: Senate begins debate of 2016 budget

Breaking: FIFA fires secretary general Valcke

Unbelievable! Dismissed, serving soldiers, policemen fight for escort jobs

Google reveals self-driving car slip-ups

When politicians insult Muslims … by Obama

Oil prices rebound after falling below $30

American tourist gang-raped, fingers chopped in Papua New Guinea

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

IPOB carpets Abia govt for associating it with APGA

Ashimolowo to Buhari: Looters deserve only 20% of your time

Buhari insincere with anti-corruption war —Yakassai

‘Nigeria can’t achieve much being 99% analogue’

Defectors to Delta APC on probation, say party leaders

Edo gov race: Why Oshiomhole’s backing Obaseki —Bello-Osagie

Share/Tsaragi Communal Crisis: Gov Ahmed denies taking sides

How we can achieve needed change in agriculture, by Audu Ogbe

4 injured in Mushin NURTW clash

NCC vs MTN: Court orders parties to maintain status quo

Ojukwu’s niece, others arrested in 2.24kg drug bust

Nigeria can produce 10m metric tons of rice annually, says IFAD president

Lassa fever: Death toll rises to 41 from 93 suspected cases —Minister

Enugu Assembly to pass 2016 budget before end of January —Speaker

Smart classroom: Bowen varsity deploys N5m e-learning technologies

Confusion, as Budget 2016 document vanishes

Ohanaeze calls on EFCC to arrest Nwobodo

Suspect turns himself in 3 years after killing boss

20 houses razed, village head missing as hoodlums invade A-Ibom community

Lagos, Ondo confirm cases of LASSA fever deaths

AKWA IBOM Gov War: PDP defending Zoning

Transportation of MRAPs to Nigeria at $11m untrue —Defence Minister

Police link Baro, Odibu to attack on Delta Shoprite

APC has no plan to make Nigeria one party state — Oyegun

AKWA IBOM Gov War: APC: Praying, poaching

Buhari don’t hate Ndigbo – Femi Adesina

Rule of Law as refuge

Oshiomhole voted 10% of state budget to Gov’s Office —Edo PDP

Mother and daughter won’t leave me alone

I paid N1.3m for my wife’s release — Ogude

$2.1bn arms scandal: Metuh in fresh trouble with EFCC for tearing own statement

We’ll expose corruption in Nigeria football — Minister

New NPFL season kicks off February 21

Family planning: A stitch in time saves lives

No presidential reward for F/Eagles

More from the cesspool of Dasuki’s arms scandal

7th day: Abductors of Obi Akaeze Ofulue 111 demand N3.5m ransom

Zamfara introduces Treasury Single Account

Hand over or took over power (2)

Appeal Court’s conflicting judgments in election petitions

Naira depreciates to N287\$ as CBN refunds BDCs

‘Why shouldn’t I be corrupt if it makes my life easier?’

Anambra community protests against planned imposition of PG

Nigerian medic designs novel ventilator

NIMC explains enforcement of mandatory use of NIN by MDAs

Newspaper vendor slumps, dies at Ughelli hotel

Maximum sanctions await HMOs that betray public trust — AKINGBADE

Firm signs agreement for 100,000bpd private refinery

Missing 2016 budget ‘April fool’ – Dogara

Be magnanimous in victory, Siasia tells Dickson

2016 must be a year of transparency and delivery — Saraki

Wizkid stole from me – Dammy Krane

Senate urges FG to intensify awareness of Lassa Fever

IDG recognizes Alcatel OneTouch among global top brands

Lagos Assembly orders closure of Gbagada hospital blood bank

Why we embarked on e-Dividend campaign – SEC

FG eliminates ghost workers using BVN

Breaking: Presidency distances self from missing 2016 budget

Microsoft, Udemy sign MoU to promote youth employability in M/East, Africa

I don’t mind being his third wife

Reactions trail missing 2016 Budget

Ojukwu’s niece, four others arrested for importationcocaine

Lagos flags off construction of 114 roads

BIAFRA passport valid – MASSOB

I’m shocked! Heard my husby is sleeping with prostitutes

Saraki in closed door meeting with Buhari

2016 Budget missing at NASS

Obama announces suspension of South Africa from trade benefits

Hiding in toilet, burglar calls police for help

Psychiatric test to be conducted on serving Policemen, recruits – IGP

Delta Speaker didn’t ask for money to pass DESOPADEC budget – MD

Court remands Prophet for allegedly killing his friend

We are not perpetrators of hideous crimes, says Fulani Youths scribe

Help protect vulnerable places from terror attacks, Lai tells Police

Rupert Murdoch announces engagement to model Jerry Hall

US moves to end crisis in Burundi

Corruption war : APC is not in any way apologetic – Oyegun

APC condemns violence, killings, expresses reservations about conduct

Businessman remanded in prison over forgery

Oil price crash wake up call for diversification of economy – Dogara

Ex-militants raise alarm over alleged sale of amnesty slots

Russia could give asylum to Syria’s al-Assad, says Putin

28 ships laden with petroleum products, foods expected in Lagos

Monarch sleeps with giant snake for 5 days

See photo: How Dangote reconciled Don Jazzy, Olamide

Why should a normal person sell coffin

Monday, January 11, 2016

‘Nwobodo joined APC as a fugitive running from justice’

Why we’ve not arrested Jonathan — EFCC boss

Anambra Central: Umeh urges INEC, parties not to jeopardize fresh election

Delta allays fear on Lassa fever outbreak

CBN stops sale of forex to BDCs

TB Joshua emerges 13th world most famous prophet

Stock market: Investors lose over N233.2 bn first day trading

Tackling climate change requires concerted efforts — Yusuf

FG moves to restructure NDDC

Metuh sues EFCC over detention

Benue gov poll: S-Court reserves judgment till Jan 15

CBN assures Dangote of Forex to finance $14bn refinery

46,000 mw Power projects at high risk: ASSOCHAM-CRISIL study

Lagos govt, stakeholders parley on Epe road construction project

Political parties go to tribunal over Kogi gov polls

Plateau North alleges marginalisation

NEMSA plans phasing out of wooden power poles

2015 Ekiti, Osun polls: Army panel recommends retirement of 2 officers

NERC, Reps differ on Feb 1 power tariff hike

Bayelsa poll: Sylva heads for tribunal

Delta community sends SOS to Okowa over oil spill

Abia: Judgment an anomaly — Ikpeazu

‘Nigeria should embrace clean energy revolution’

EFCC quizzes Mba, NBC D-G

Unclaimed dividends hit N90bn in Q3 2015 —SEC

DISCOs, GENCOs revenue shortfall now N478bn

Petroleum marketers shut down filling stations in Imo

Why we went to tribunal —PPA chair

Nigerian Energy Support Programme to benefit 10,000 lives – GIZ boss

Biafra: Uwazuruike postpones fasting, prayer, election

We’re equiped to defeat Boko Haram —Maj Gen Irabor

Time to end the bad blood between the Yorubas and Ndigbo

Man, 25, kills wife’s lover; another poisons 4-yr-old son

Supreme Court’ll restore Ikpeazu’s mandate, says Orji

Workers’ salaries gulp 90% of monthly allocation — Ajimobi

Demolition of Oshodi market in bad faith —Ohanaeze youths

Fayose lacks integrity to accuse Buhari of dictatorship — APC

Okagbare is First Bank’s Brand Ambassador

APC in Warri assures on support for Erue’s Exco

Nigeria recovers $100m looted fund from Switzerland

Reduction of housing deficit: FG ponders adoption of Shagari, Jakande models

Schools resumption: Lagos charges administrators on hard work, moral values

Abia: It’s justice at last — Otti

IMF and Budget 2016 (2)

Nigeria in 2016: Looking back, looking forward (2)

Leemon Ikpea: Lessons in simplicity

Football likes me – Buhari

Enugu govt, NDLEA synergise to tackle illicit drug trafficking

Oliseh must deliver in Rwanda – Lawal

FAW showroom, workshop for launch in Lagos

Ford GT drivers revealed for World Endurance Battle

Mitsubishi Fuso Canter as light truck to watch

Yesufu backs Gov Ambode on Gov’s Cup upgrading

GUBER WAR: Ikpeazu, Otti ground Abia

Lassa fever claims one in Edo

Herbalist hypnotised, raped, defrauded me of N7.9m’

Lagos City Marathon: Organizers call for volunteers

Consumersng Awards: Complete list of nominees 

FG to review insurance bill — Finance Minister

N559.3 million housing project fraud rocks PENGASSAN

Hand over or took over power

Okocha: I can’t set target for Oliseh

Messi wins 5th Ballon d’Or

CHAN: Eagles pip Cote d’Ivoire 1- 0

Delta Speaker didn’t ask for money to pass DESOPADEC budget —MD

BAYELSA: Mimiko hails Dickson’s re-election

Sacked FUTA staff school teachers want VC removed

Nigerian banks at risk over oil price decline — Lagarde

Primates 2016: Archbishop of Canterbury’s address

List of previous Ballon d’Or winners

CBN halts dollar sales to bureaux de change

Army panel report has no effect on Ekiti gov poll – Fayose

We have capacity to create 2m jobs annually – NASSI

Ericsson introduces new IoT solutions for smart homes, cities

We won’t release Metuh, until he returns N400m — EFCC

In photos: Lionel Messi wins record fifth Ballon Dor

Femi Falana not conversant with facts on Dasuki’s case —Obono-Obla

‘Why I abandoned my children for Libya trip’

Being a chef is not about glamour – Chef Magnus

Saudi council urges more space at hajj stampede site

Bayelsa: Accept defeat, political parties tell Sylva

How Centro Mall set Lagos aglow with Christmas Music Show

I won’t return N100 million, says Chief Falae

Go, bring balance of N70m, EFCC tells Jafaru Isah

Pistorius moves to appeal murder conviction in S. Africa’s top court

Olisa Metuh sues EFCC, AGF over continued detention

Fashola unfolds 13-point agenda to revive power sector

Naira depreciates as dollar appreciates by 2 at parallel market

Ekiti, Osun Polls: Military Board submits report, seeks retirement of 2 officers

There is N90bn unclaimed dividends – SEC

LASU: Our priority is to produce wealth creators, innovators – Ambode

Rate of defection from PDP to APC shameful – Dabiri-Erewa

Chinese government’s new blue print to elevating China-Africa Win-Win cooperation

Indian national arrives Lagos on bicycle, covers a distance of 112, 150 km across 93 countries

China’s new ideas, policies for Nigeria, Africa

6 students, driver, die in auto crash in Jigawa

EFCC arrests NBC DG, Emeka Mba over alleged N15bn fraud

2016 Ballon d’Or: Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar, who wins?

Arms scandal: Not enough to take those indicted to jail – Bakare

Student in court for stealing wallet

Timi Dakolo headlines 40-man cast as LoveIsTheMusical hits Eko Hotel

Engineer docked for allegedly causing death of 40 fowls

China boost future cultural ties with Nigeria through film

Ambode inaugurates Fagbohun, new LASU VC

Breaking: APC gov aspirant abducted in Abuja

The morality of Appeal Court ruling on Taraba

Bayelsa poll: Buhari, APC not disposed to free, fair electoral process – PDP

Eunisell bags HSE award for Excellence

How Tecno Mobile provided succor to customers through Blue Christmas

Music legend David Bowie dies aged 69

Iwuchukwu underscores the importance of women empowerment

Writers support exclusion of culture/tourism ministry

Battle in Smartphone market continues as infinix pushes

African marksmen light up FA Cup

Pope Francis urges Europe to keep welcoming migrants

NUFBTE calls for forex policy review on tomato paste

UPMFB disburses N140m CBN intervention fund

$2.1bn arms deal: No selective justice in war against corruption – Umeh

Police force-feed thief dozens of bananas

FG moves to probe NDDC

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Sharing of arms money: Public office seekers must be mentally examined — Bola Ajibola

Analysis: Bayelsa poll: The drama of how Dickson won

RRS nab 11 over National Theatre attacks

Bakare wants FG to adopt National Conference report

‘I was hypnotized by pastor to steal company’s car’

Arms probe: SERAP sends an open letter to Jonathan

FG to raise N1trn from plugging revenue loopholes

IPOB raises alarm over deteriorating health of Nnamdi Kanu

Police kill 2 robbery suspects in Ughelli shootout

Fake Buhari aides nabbed over attempt to defraud Fayose

Oshiomhole never deducted money from LG allocations, says former council boss

I didn’t share Jonathan’s rice as Xmas gift —Edo PDP gov aspirant

Benue South rerun:External forces can’t foist anybody on Idoma people —Moro

Jim Nwobodo quits Anglican Church in Catholic Church

Lawmaker urges FG, Ambode to cater for aged, widows

Budget: Lagos lawmakers hinge success on taxpayers

Arms scandal: Osoba group disowns Falae over N100m donation

Challenges represent opportunity to change Nigeria —Ochei

Baro condemns attack on Delta Shopri

Delta royal family denies allocating land for proposed sports varsity

Is lagarde a fairy godmother or economic imperialist?

Consequences of states reducing budgets for 2016

Integration of agriculture, informal sectors into economy could increase insurance penetration – Mokwunye

E-11 vows to fight alleged misrule, impunity in Ekiti

Stock market: Investors lose over N455 bn in 5 days

NECA hails FG on fuel subsidy removal

I’ll pursue Yoruba unity with passion — Ooni

Oshodi Market Demolition: Traders backtrack, accept govt’s plan

Iheanacho celebrates FA Cup goal

IMF and 2016 budget

Eagles eye CHAN glory

Dalung meets Pinnick, Giwa over tussle

Messi set to collect fifth Ballon d’Or award

Cleric slams Buhari’s anti-graft war

Youths threaten to shut down oil firm over sack of 46 workers

Afejuku’s Poetry of Pulsating Reflections

Nigeria should act with resolve, build resilience, exercise restraint-IMF

Skye Bank: Building Acquisition on People

Banking the unbanked with mobile payments

Scrap BDC, save the Naira from continued devaluation

Adeola faults minister of finance over approval of NCC budget

#BayelsaDecides: How Dickson won Bayelsa Gov poll

AGM: NBBF set to brainstorm Feb. 3rd in Abuja

Nigeria league kick-off postponed again

$2.1bn arms deal: It’s a rubbish talk that Falae got N100 million from Dasuki – SDP

#BayelsaDecides: Fayose hails Dickson victory, says Bayelsans’ve resisted imposition

We’ve crushed terrorism but’ll remain vigilant — COAS

Buhari to lead ex-leaders to mark Sardauna’s 50 yrs’ demise

#BayelsaDecides: Improving material condition of Bayelsans remains more urgent- Dickson

Buhari urges unity among Nigerians, hails armed forces

#BayelsaDecides: Ben Bruce identifies victims of election violence

#BayelsaDecides: PDP jubilates, says it’s a painful victory

#BayelsaDecides: Ben Bruce congratulates Dickson

When IMF visits, tears follow

Dickson’s re-election is a victory for democracy – Wike

Breaking: PDP’s Dickson re-lected Bayelsa gov

Bayelsa supplementary poll: Final result as announced by INEC

#BayelsaDecides: Perpetrators of violence must be held accountable – Saraki

Oshodi demolition not targeted at Igbo traders – APC Chieftain

Witch-hunt: Jafaru Isa’s release vindicates us – PDP

The law prohibits courts from awarding stringent bail conditions

The orders for bail of Dasuki, Kanu should be obeyed – Falana

My reign is dedicated to Yoruba development – Ooni

NULGE appeals to Borno on N18,000 minimum wage

Israel appoints interior minister who served time for graft

Cleric urges leaders to abide by oath of office

Emirati gets death sentence for joining jihadists

NLC hails release of N1bn pension arears in Kebbi

Updates on Bayelsa supplementary poll as APC wins Nembe

‘Bail conditions make mockery of the system’

Share / Tsaragi communal clash: Ahmed refutes taken sides

Pope says he’s ‘a sinner in need of God’s mercy’

Bello denies involvement in Faleke, Audu’s arrest

Sound Sultan traces“crap music” to undue pressure from fans

Uganda president urges voters to re-elect the ‘old man’

DSS releases Faleke, Audu’s son

$2.1bn arms deal: Key questions Jonathan must answer – SERAP 

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Bayelsa supplementary election result

Christians Should Not Celebrate Christmas (2)

Nigeria on edge over growing Lassa fever deaths

Card reader saved our democracy from election-riggers – Mike Igini, ex-INEC chief

Top Abuja preacher predicts death of top Nollywoood actress, others in 2016

The burden of a Nigerian columnist

2016 a tough year but God’s elect will enjoy mercy — Cleric

75-year-old man burnt to death in Osun

The light of God overshadows darkness

Wanted: A new national political party (1)

CHRISTMAS CON MAN: Fake major-general dupes trader of bags of rice, drinks, money

Some ex-govs guilty of abuse of public funds — Senator Aliero

Buhari should listen more to Nigerians than the IMF — Prof. Ekpo

Distressed cry of displaced children : ‘Our Christmas food was seized by port officials’

What do the Igbo want?

We are making agriculture a money–spinner —Gov. Amosun

Northern Christian elders propose 7-point action to end insurgency

Why I left the church for younger ministers to run – Pastor Emmanuel

The jostle for the soul of Abia

CBN may relax forex policy this week

Bayelsa Poll goes controversial again: Gov Dickson alleges killings, APC dismisses claim

Anti-corruption war: Buhari issues fresh orders to EFCC

Jeremy Corbyn’s punch not as hard as ISIS’ youngest actor

How deadly virus crept into Taraba on Xmas day

BOLAJI AKINYEMI @ 74: Intellectualism meets statesmanship

Ondo 2016: Kuku raises campaign committee

Synagogue: Primate Ayodele pleads for T.B. Joshua

I’m good to go for Rio 2016 gold — Adekuoroye

Scary: Eagles coach undergoes surgery in S. Africa

Ojukwu led us to clear Nnewi evil forest — Igwe Orizu

They let my daughter die… as I watched in horror — Mother of UNIABUJA graduate

Arsenal gun for Ighalo

It’s double honour as Ojo marks 40th wedding anniversary

Osun sacks 141 poly, colleges of education staff

Abia has been liberated — Ikoku

Turkish Airlines, again, arrives Abuja without passengers’ luggage

Lagos reaffirms commitment to end violence against children

Iheanacho: Man City turn back Bournemouth

Lagos Market Demolition: Between traders and Oshodi transformation

Lassa fever: Minister issues steps to avoid infection

Methodist Bishop tasks Nigerians on challenges

Social Etiquette: Grooming & Protocol in the Air (1)

FA Cup: Iheanacho lifts City

CSOs express worry over neglect of people living with HIV/AIDS

Okotie: Now a red card for bounty hunters

Alex Otti: Divine victory and great expectations

Buhari must adjust economic policies to give Nigerians succour

Uncommon governance, uncommon critics: The story of Akwa Ibom

Lassa Fever: NASAL tasks Nigerians on personal hygiene

Her children already knew of their half-sisters before she did!

‘Unique’ Messi masterclass puts Barca back on top

#BayelsaDecides: Early results emerge

Punching the Appeal Court ruling on Taraba guber

‘BBC’ spearhead Zidane’s first Madrid line-up

#BayelsaDecides: Video of INEC staff complaining of snatching of electoral materials by thugs

Armed man plotted to kidnap Obama family dog

Anti-corruption war: It is clear PDP is out of sync – APC

Soyinka confident in Buhari’s anti-corruption fight

‘DSS arrests Faleke, Abubakar Audu’s son’

Organisation faults DSS over detention of Faleke, Audu’s son

Okuta agog as Melaye becomes Jarma of Okuta Kingdom

FA Cup: Arsenal, Man City sail through

Cleric describes Buhari as a disciplinarian

Messi masterclass puts Barca back on top

EFCC keeping Metuh in inhumanly kept under-ground cell, PDP raises alarm

Reduce times spent on social media devices, VC urges students

Zero COT: Expert lauds CBN

Mohammed selects 24 tennis players for Abuja AJC

PAN cautions farmers as bird flu resurfaces in Kano

Bayelsa: Voters, observers commend card reader performance

Father ties son’s hands, legs; sets him ablaze

Kogi on red alert as DSS arrests Faleke, Audu

Metuh: ‘Holding Charge Illegal’- PDP tells Buhari, EFCC

Bayelsa Poll: Soldiers arrest ballot box-snatching suspects

In photos: Voting in progress at Amassoma area of Bayelsa

#BayelsaDecides: Violence, ballot box snatching disrupt supplementary poll

Police nab man, wife, native doctor over mysterious disappearance of Enugu bizman

#BayelsaDecides: Election delayed in Ekeowe over threat by thugs

#BayelsaDecides: Sporadic shooting disrupts poll in Amatolo

Akwa Ibom PDP suffers setback as chairman, senator, others defect to APC

Why I chose Wolfsburg — Osimhen

Bayelsa Decides: Thugs snatch INEC materials in Otuopoti community

Men you should never date!

Violation of human rights: Court awards N1m damages against Police

African player of year Aubameyang home to hero’s welcome

Blatter, Platini now free to appeal bans – FIFA ethics committee

It takes killing of three to be promoted to next level – 10-year-old boy

Impressive voter turnout as Bayelsa supplementary poll holds

Hands, tongues are more agile than an erect penis

Bayelsa polls: Battle in the creeks

Govt doesn’t want Igbo traders in Lagos

Friday, January 08, 2016

Davido, baby-mama drama: Who takes custody of the baby?

Nollywood in 2015: Year of more marriages and less scandals

Wizkid, Tiwa Savage excite Lagosians at ‘One Lagos Fiesta’

Oshiomhole carpets PDP on ‘rice and garri’ politics

Continued detention of Metuh, moves by FG to gag opposition – Ekweremadu

Ralph Nwadike’s 10-point agenda to sanitize AMP

2016: Our expectations, Nollywood practitioners speak

Shettima expresses sadness over murder of IDP

How I handle my male fans — Judy Austin

12,000 Nigerians in Cameroun want to return as VSF team visits Borno

Let professionals manage artistes, not record labels- Jolly

NLC Crisis: Ajaero faction threatens to pull out of reconciliation

McClaren unleashes strongest 11 against Ighalo’s Watford

The Headies 2015: Beyond the controversy!

How I lost my cousin to Boko Haram — Dogara

Benjamin James: The Ajegunle boy now coaching in Germany

Unstable govt policies destroy entrepreneurial process —Coscharis boss

FG to provide insurance for soldiers fighting insurgency

World’s most-wanted drug lord, Chapo Guzman recaptured

Golden garlands for Tambuwal at 50

Glorifying the Father

Let the past be

Sovereign Wealth Funds for critical infrastructure

The Passing Scene

Race, not for the swift!

Bayelsa supplementary poll: Police bar personnel from escorting VIPs to polling units

Cargo handlers advocate one-digit import, export tariffs

Buhari’s flaws of passion

BIAFRA: Igbo youths flay Sagay over attacks on Igbo

Lassa fever claims 40 lives in 10 states

Funds transfer policy affects returning students

Ugwuanyi swears-in 17 Caretaker Chairmen

How selfish leaders hinder Nigeria’s growth – Obasanjo

N82 million dinner: Wole Soyinka’s reaction is disappointing – Rivers commissioner

EFCC raids Dikko, ex-Customs boss’ residence

A nation’s journey back to tyranny 

Sagay’s comment on Biafra, blanket abuse of Igbo nation – IYM

She took off her top, kissed me, I was a goner!

Why they call me Ugly fine boy -UFB

Anambra Central Senatorial Re-Run: PDP’s Ekwunife defects to APC

Fayose to Buhari: Charge Metuh to court if you have evidence of fraud against him

PDP to EFCC: Make public evidence that Metuh received N1.4 billion from Dasuki

Era of operating from hotels over, Ugwuanyi tells caretaker council chairmen

Bayelsa: Police bar personnel from escorting VIPs to polling units

Oshodi market demolition: Lawmakers back Ambode

I lost my cousin to Boko Haram – Dogara

Ronaldo soul of Madrid, untransferable – Zidane

Chelsea top Premier League wage bill chart with £215.6m

Opening a Window to the Outside World with Computers

Lassa fever kills forty in ten states – Health minister

Continued detention of Metuh, unhealthy for Nigeria’s democracy – Ekweremadu

Security operatives besiege Abuja residence of ex-Customs boss, Dikko

NEMSA to outlaw use of wooden poles for electricity installation

African player of the year, Aubameyang reject move to Arsenal, Man United

FOREX RESTRICTION: 99% businesses may die by March, if… —Leo-Stan Ekeh

How disappointed Toure missed historic fifth African Player Award

I wore just a bra, hat to win – Winner, Sisi Oge pageant

Three reasons why it’s good to drink beer, study

Control your temper in face of provocation – Hon Lola Akande, advised women

Rape is about power (2)

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Bayelsa poll: TMG tasks security agencies on peaceful conduct

Oshodi market demolition: Affected traders reject alternative

Anambra Central: Okonkwo writes INEC over PDP ticket, rule of law

Release or charge our son to court, Metuh’s family tells FG

Nnamdi Kanu Detention: Rights groups want boycott of courts

Court Marshal: 3,032 pardoned soldiers reject redeployment to N-East

Delta to compensate fire disaster victims

Army/Shiíte Clash: AGF tasks Islamic clerics on sensitisation of followers

2015 polls: Commonwealth scribe lauds Jonathan over peaceful transition

FG to probe Army/Shiite clash — AGF

Panasonic sets up assembling plant in Nigeria

Mrs Osinbajo, Saraki, Belgore, others to grace Airtel Touching Lives premiere

Nigeria losing N80bn daily to petroleum products smuggling — NISA boss

2-month old girl killed, abandoned in refuse dump

Aba killer-cop facing orderly room trial—CP

Pray, be patient with Buhari—Yuguda

Stampede: Tambuwal visits Sokoto’s last patient in Saudi Arabia

Rev Fr in trouble over prophecy, sued for N5bn

Bayelsa: Showdown in the Creeks

Etebo, Osimhen scoop CAF awards

Nnamdi Kanu, others’ detention: Rights groups want boycott of courts

BRT: Lagos terminates agreement with operator

Arms deal: How ex-PDP chairman, Bello, son got N600m bail

Edo 2016: Don’t see Oshiomhole’s preference for Obaseki as imposition —State APC Chair

Amnesty Office to pay ex-militants directly

PDP, APGA supporters hold rallies over Abia judgment

$2.1bn Arms Probe: Buhari won’t interfere in Jafaru’s case — Presidency

Buhari can adjust our foreign policy to defeat Boko Haram — Rep Ukeje

Ebola survivors recount journey to parenthood

Kanu played into the hands of his persecutors —Chief Odukwe

Lagos PDP, APC trade words on Metuh’s arrest

Synagogue: Group wants charges against Joshua dropped

Plea for peace in Bayelsa’s gov run off poll

Managing success with grace

PDP, Anambra Govt trade words over LG polls

NLC crisis: Court to hear suit next month

Trucks kill 3, injure 2 in Lagos, Ogun

OKADA PROTEST: Police arrest 8, impound motorcycles

Saudi Arabia: Terrorism as state policy

African leaders to gather in Ethiopia for first-ever ministerial confab on immunization in Africa

Maintaining Family Ties: A non-negotiable obligation (2)

2016: Issues to watch out for in Ogun

Fayose remains big factor in Ekiti

Ondo 2016: Who succeeds Mimiko?

Pacesetter state expects interesting 2016

Events that may shape Osun

2016: Issues that ‘ll shape South West

2015 GLO CAF Awards: Aubameyang, Samatta rule Africa

An election odyssey

In the US, they assumed every Nigerian had Ebola – Dr Kpaduwa

Ebola: It got to a time, my blood, semen and everything tested negative — Dr. Fadipe

Ebola: The stigma was terrible but we survived it — Dr Adejoro

Wike’s former aide pledges loyalty to Amaechi, Peterside

Extend hand of fellowship to Amori, Omo-Agege urged

New ‘Star Wars’ overtakes Avatar as top-grossing film in North America

Lagos set to establish mobile courts

Feyisetan @ 52: She is the rock behind my success – Fayose

Ericsson partners with AT&T on connected water in Atlanta

Cossy Orjiakor ready to settle down?

Davido, babymama, Sophia Momodu ready to ceasefire!

EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu visits Aso Rock

Most celebrated films that rocked Nollywood in 2015

Who pirated October 1?

Help! My jealous husband threatened to kill me over infidelity allegations

Suarez faces ban for ‘waste of space’ jibe

Release or charge our son to court, Metuh family urges Buhari

Sanchez ruled out as Arsenal start FA Cup defence

Join FG to fight Boko Haram, Lai Mohammed tells BON

Demolition: Oshodi traders were adequatly notified – Lagos Govt

FG unveils strategic committee on 2016-2020 development plan

Senate urges CBN to relax forex policy

Okun youths rally support for Bello, want Okun marginalisation stopped

Baby of woman being deported for terrorist group ties dies on plane

Confusion, anger over fate of Nigerian Shiite cleric

‘Faleke should accept Deputy Governorship’

UNILORIN to import goats for milk production

Yahaya Bello sets up inauguration committee

Kogi: ‘Bello’s emergence a divine arrangement’

Dino Melaye an apostle of good governance – Bello

Lecturers’ll support new LASU VC if… – ASUU

Man granted N50, 000 bail for stealing N12,000 planks

Osun bus driver remanded over alleged killing, attempt to bury passenger

27-year-old man jailed for wandering around the streets of Abuja

Bayelsa Supplementary poll: INEC begins distribution of sensitive materials

Mechanic remanded in Kirikiri prison for defiling, impregnating 15-year-old girl

How ex-PDP BOT Chair, Anenih survived heart surgery in UK

Boko Haram kill seven in suicide attack, raid

Over 160 killed in cattle theft clashes — Army

Iran accuses Saudi of air strike on Yemen embassy

‘Zidane must win trophies at Real Madrid’

Electricity: New tariff to take effect from Feb.1 —NERC

IMF’s Visit: Learn from IBB’s pitfall, Jimoh Ibrahim warns Buhari

Breaking News: Ex-PDP Chairman Haliru Bello, Son get N600m bail 

$2.1bn arms scandal: EFCC to arrest, prosecute Bureau De Change operators

Belgium start Euro 2016 year top of FIFA rankings

EFCC arrests APC chieftain, Jafaru Isa

Marks and Spencer boss to leave retailer giant

Buhari hailed over Ojudu’s appointment

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

‘Delayed payment to ex-militants threatening fragile peace in Rivers’

Aregbesola to Ooni Ogunwusi: Unite Yoruba sons and daughters

Biafra: CD gives Buhari 7-day ultimatum to release Kanu, Metuh

Education in 2016: Nigerians want change

N86.50 fuel price: Enugu, Anambra residents lampoon DPR officials

Glo-CAF Awards: Renard ahead of Amuneke

Vandalism: NSCDC arrests 52 suspects, prosecutes 4 vandals, resolves 11 cases

How Ondo Trauma centre saved our lives after ghastly auto-crash — Couple

Policeman kills father of 2 in Aba

Black Wednesday @ Glass House, as robbers kill NFF official

I, 8 other prominent Northerners collected N53m from Anenih — Yakassai

Angola hold Eagles in Pretoria

Bayelsa supplementary poll: IG assures on Police preparedness

Police grant amnesty to 12 repentant cultists in Ogun

A- Court’s disenfranchisement of 400,000 Abians can’t stand —Ikpeazu

Drogba denies retirement report

Market yourselves before electorate, Edo APC tells gov aspirants

Dasukigate: EFCC traces N400m to Army Officer’s account

295 cops died, 1171 suspects nabbed in Lagos last year — CP

Chiefs promotion not meant to rubbish Ajimobi – Olubadan

Blunder: FIFA leaks Messi’s name as Ballon d’Or winner

Trump threatens to scrap $1 billion UK investments if barred from Britain

NERC defies court order as new electricity tariff takes off Feb 1

Oil price falls to 11-year low following Saudi/Iran row

65-yr-old nabbed for allegedly impersonating Army General

IG deploys 5,000 policemen for Bayelsa governorship re-run election

FG will generate 3.4m jobs through pencil production, others — Minister

$2.1bn arms probe aimed at destroying PDP —Dokpesi

FG moves to block all revenue leakages

Boko Haram: Peace advocate hails Buratai’s gallant fighting

NiMet predicts sunny, hazy weather conditions for Thursday

Where is our 2016 Budget?

Ex-FIRS boss, Omoigui-Okauru heads N25bn ETF board

LFTZ tribunal: Our report contains Disu’s killer — Chairman

Edo 2016: Imposition of candidate, counter-productive for Pdp —Edebiri

Fink Africa seeks tolerance among students

US donates $11m mine resistant vehicles to Nigerian army

Expert seeks introduction of good governance in curriculum

Davido vs Babymama: Popstar storms NAPTIP office, says it’s a family affair

Probe committee submits report on NITDA over abuse of public trust

Stock market: Investors lose N502.6bn in 3 days amidst global fall

New year, old contradictions

SoftCom partners Mountain Top varsity on mobile learning

How Nigeria can get out of economic crisis – IMF boss

Police confirms arrest of 5 suspected political thugs in Bayelsa

Edo 2016: Bini elders task APC on free, fair primaries

Akwa Ibom: Can Eyiboh turn the tide for APC?

Dalung tasks agencies on national security

Beverages firm donates three patrol vans to Anambra State Police

Anambra govt, judiciary workers end face off – Courts reopen

Awgu, Aninri council areas unveil Ekweremadu’s sculpture on community roads

E-Law reporting enhances lawyers, judges efficiency – Law Pavillion boss

Court strikes out fraud charges against Kads Farms CEO

Police arrest 3 robbery suspects in Lagos, recover 2 rifles

80th Birthday Dinner: Soyinka replies Rivers govt

“Mutiny 66”: Half a loaf is worse than no bread

‘Declare Faleke’s House of Reps seat vacant’

Judiciary: Some events that shaped 2015

Fani-Kayode denies receiving money from Jonathan, Dasuki

Olashore, Ireland sign MoU on pre-medical programme

PDP blames FG for Wike’s inability to pay Dec salaries

Buhari shouldn’t push Dasuki to say all – Abdulsalam, LP chair

Open Letter to presidential Spokesperson Femi Adesina

Man, 25, rapes 5-yr-old boy in Lagos

N82 million dinner: Amaechi dares Wike to go to court

Excessive hair growth embarrasses me, girl with moustache cries

Igbo traders bemoan Buhari’s economic policies, harsh business environment

Zaria Clash: We’ve no apology to any group threatening Nigeria’s peace – Army

NAPTIP quizzes Davido over alleged baby abduction

El-Rufai sacks Kaduna council chairmen

Man bags over 1yr jail term over Holocaust denial on Facebook

Federal High Court denies granting Dasuki, others N250m bail

EFCC’ll arrest more influential Nigerians soon — MAGU

A year after attack, Charlie Hebdo pokes fun at God

Chinese President invites Buhari on State Visit, as APC seeks partnership with Communist Party

Ambode appoints ex-FIRS boss, Omoigui-Okauru, others For N25bn ETF board

Ambode appoints ex-FIRS boss, Omoigui-Okauru, otthers For N25bn ETF board

Dalung, Onazi mourn NFF Head of Protocol, Ibrahim Abubakar

$2.1bn arms deal: EFCC not after us – NBC

Madrid mad to appoint Zidane, says Hitzfeld

Ambode appoints Professor Fagbohun LASU Vice-Chancellor

NFF head of Protocol, Ibrahim Abubakar shot dead

Why we collected N53m from Anenih – Yakasai

Why we collected N53m from Anenieh – Yakasai

Fuel scarcity, electricity hike products of APC’s visionless economic policies’

Dare-devil armed robbers kill NFF’s protocol head

N82m Wole Soyinka Dinner: Rivers Commissioner seeks refund from Nobel Laureate

Ahmed in moves to quell Share/Tsaragi clash

Ex-Chelsea doctor Carneiro attends tribunal

Dokpesi seeks soft landing, sends greeting cards to Buhari, Osinbajo

FAAN targets 30m passengers on completion of Airport terminal — Official

Photos: Buhari relishes ‘old good days’ in Army @ Guards Brigade Dinner

Davido hospitalised following baby mama drama

Davido’s Babymama, Sophia Momodu writes lab demanding original copy of drug test published by Davido

$2.1bn arms cash: I never received N1.7bn from Dasuki- Fani-Kayode

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Dollar scarcity, high interest rate, stifling the energy sector

Some of the government policies are tough on the economy

Share/Tsaragi Clash: Ahmed sets up Enquiry Commission

Censorship: Plateau journalists caution Lalong

How tomato cultivation is taking root in Delta

Ojuelegba Crash: Victims’ family sues Lagos, FRSC, others for N10bn

2016 Budget: No innovations for NIPOST, as budget denies it CAPEX

How we use fake documents to beat security agents —Suspected pipeline vandals

Reps member disburses N65m empowerment packages

FG to generate $7.5bn from grid solar energy

Seven vandals convicted in Akwa Ibom

Ijaw group threatens to disrupt crude oil supply to Warri Refinery

Alleged N300m fraud: EFCC docks ex-PDP boss, Bello, son

Lagos tackles unemployment with N25bn Trust Fund Law

2016: States increase expenditure by N700bn

Bayelsa supplementary poll: Be neutral, PDP tells Buhari

NUPENG, PENGASSAN threaten showdown over planned sack of NNPC staff, PIB

POWER OUTAGE: 10 communities in Edo lament 5 yrs of darkness

Solid minerals sector as economic mainstay

Corruption: Why media trial ‘ll not work — Ishola, former Mines minister

FG to establish inter-ministerial committee to fast-track NNPC reforms

IMF to scrutinise FG’s 2016 budget—Lagarde

Youth minister laments corps members rejection by firms

$2.1bn arms cash: Olisa Metuh spends first night in EFCC cell over N1.4bn traced to coy

“Deregulation, cost-reflective tariffs and transportation infrastructure, key imperatives for growth in the power sector”

Direct fuel supply to marketers will easy up scarcity – IPMAN

Lawyer demands Edo Attorney General’s resignation

Tompolo: Ex-militants warn against attempt on whistle blower’s life

Edo 2016: How PDP ‘ll shock Oshiomhole — Yakubu

Ojuelegba crash: Victims’ family sues Lagos, FRSC, others for N10bn

Lagos shuts Oshodi market over insecurity

Doctors, dentists protest colleague’s kidnap in Delta

Lassa fever kills mother, 2-week-old baby in Rivers

Edo 2016: Osagie faults Oshiomhole’s alleged endorsement of Obaseki

DSS invaded my home, Eziuche Ubani cries out

LG Chair denies alleged anti-Dickson activities

Ekweremadu defends purchase of cars for Senate c’ttees

UNPAID SALARY: Labour, Kogi govt on warpath

Appeal Court conflicting judgments in election petitions

Eagles battle Angola in Pretoria

I’ll lead Nigeria to CHAN glory – Akas

Credible election, the greatest change Nigerians need —Mimiko

Kidnap: Police rescue 5-yr-old in Ebonyi

CSO warns political parties against violent protests, incitements

Corps member dies in Church while leading choir

Murder of artisan in Lagos: We are innocent – Suspects

NAIFS lauds Semenitari’s appointment as NDDC boss

Bayelsa elections test resilience of popular vote (1)

Lagos Club seeks research on pain of Sickle Cell Disorder

Is a good dictatorship better than a corrupt democracy?

Only the best ‘ll go to Rio – Siasia

Lassa fever: Lagos lawmaker urges residents to be cautious

Contagious form of cancer emerging

2016: Prophecy of doom against Nigeria’ll fail —Onuesoke

Iheanacho ready for Champions League

Lagos revenue, vehicles and road worthiness: An exercise in frustration

Jonathan should be appreciated for keeping Nigeria one – Maku

Prophecies, Nigerians and 2016?

Soldiers raped our members before killing them – Shiite women

Nigeria’s crude oil export dips by N4.4trn in 9 months

Islamic cleric sentenced to death for ‘blasphemy’

BUDGET 2016: Give Nigerians functional health facilities, FG urged

Record breaking raid: Three tonnes of cocaine seized in Spain

Kano preacher to die by hanging for ‘blaspheming’ Prophet Mohammed

Gunmen kidnap wife of Super Eagles midfielder

Twitter to drop 140 for 10,000 characters

Tragedy as Corps member dies in church service

‘I’m dying in silence, heard my husband got a second wife’

Don’t Kill or poison Metuh, PDP warns Buhari, EFCC

CES 2016: Ericsson to turn great ideas into global realities

Eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission, FG tasked

Arms deal: Ex-PDP chairman, Haliru Bello arrives court in wheelchair

I’m not in Nigeria to negotiate IMF Loan, says Lagarde

Zidane takes command at Real Madrid in ‘difficult’ challenge

Wife of Radio Biafra Director, Nnamdi Kanu delivers baby boy

Bayelsa: We want free, fair and credible election — PDP

72-year-old man remanded in prison for selling Indian hemp

In photos: Dokpesi’s son presents new year greeting card to Buhari

NYSC scheme will be sustained — Minister

IMF to Buhari: Make your economic policies flexible

Deputy Speaker, blessing to Osun – Group

2016 Budget: Realisable, not much for Nigeria- Oyibode

Delayed Luggage: Turkish Airlines compensates passengers

Companies’ rejection of corps members against spirit of NYSC – Dalong

Workers’ welfare is our priority – Lai Mohammed

EFCC confirms Metuh’s investigation

Bayelsa Poll: Group calls for peace, transparency in re-run election

IGP Arase prohibits officers from illegally accessing mobile phones

Ambode converts LASU to residential campus, approves 70yr retirement age for Profs

Davido vs Babymama: Dele Momodu opens up

Legal team drags APC to court over N92.7m debt

Dasukigate: Prosecute executives of CBN, other banks, SERAP tells EFCC, ICPC

EFCC quizzes Metuh

Court grants N15m bail to alleged cocaine peddler

Ex- PDP boss, Bello, son to know fate Thursday

‘Cutting off Shiite heads’ no response to criticism: Iran’s Rouhani

Kano Pillars sack 10 players

Briton suspected of being masked man in IS video: BBC

Over 100 non-indigenous school teachers sacked by Benue government cry out

We shall resist APC plot to rig Bayelsa suplementary polls – PDP

No IMF programme needed for Nigeria, says Lagarde

No IMF programme needed for Nigeria, saya Lagarde

Alleged N300m fraud: EFCC docks ex-PDP chairman, Bello, in wheelchair

Bayelsa supplementary poll: Politics is not do or die, Dickson tells Sylva, others

Spanish media doubt Zidane future at Real

Saudi-Iran crisis widens as Kuwait recalls envoy

Rooney named England Player of the Year

UN Security Council condemns attack on Saudi embassy in Iran

A new year wish for change

Obaigbena writes EFCC over N670m compensation to THISDAY, NPAN

Monday, January 04, 2016

Duty Payment: Outrage, as motorists decry harassment on highways by Customs officials

When FRCN identified with IDPs in Borno

Pengassan, IPMAN differ over sale of refineries

NBA condemns non-payment of salaries to recalled disengaged workers in Abia

A sad story – Dalung

Rotary brings succour to LASUTH patients at Christmas

Kwara teachers begin indefinite strike over non-payment of 3 months salaries

Built environment experts to FG: Pump money into construction industry, grow other sectors

Tension in Delta Varsity over withdrawal of accreditation

A-bom professionals drum support for Gov Emmanuel 

Bayelsa ready for supplementary poll —IPAC

Ilamoshe land dispute: Peace estate residents seek LASG’s intervention

Mbaka’s Prophesy: ‘We’ll shutdown Nigeria if anything ugly happens to Buhari’

APC shops for candidate in Anambra Central fresh poll

Build on Col Bako’s records, Gaidam charges new army commander

Workers continue to shun work in Kogi

IMF MD arrives, to hold talks with Buhari

Shi’ites to FG: Tell Nigerians the whereabout of El-Zakzaky

Seme NDLEA seizes 907.4kg hemp in 2015

29 ships carrying petroleum products, foods expected

Reward for Eaglets, D’Tigers, U-23 Eagles, others soon

KOGI POLL: Ad-hoc staff tackle INEC over service fees

NGO begs Amosun over Abeokuta juvenile home

Lord’s Chosen Overseer tasks Nigerians on national greatness

Edo 2016: The miracles of rice

Ambode signs 2016 budget, says it’ll be IGR-driven

President Buhari’s Media chat and the words of tyrant — Fani-Kayode

Inferno razes 80-year-old Yola market

Neighbour batters pregnant woman over ponmo stench

Police arrest man, 22, over alleged rape of toddler

Fire destroys timber market in Benin

BOKO HARAM: Why we must support the military — Nwankpa

Bayelsa supplementary poll: Ex-militant leaders shun police invitation

Anambra Central: PDP to give Ekwunife, others equal opportunity in primary

Insolvency: NNPC owes IOCs $2.84bn in 11 months

Daisy Okocha emerges first female Chief Judge in Rivers

UNEP Report: MOSOP gives FG 30 days ultimatum

Ohanaeze Ndigbo president bemoans killing of Igbo in hundreds

Facility manager vows to resist thuggery in 1004 estate

Abia gov poll: PDP asks S-Court to void Ikpeazu’s sack

BIAFRA: Uwazuruike appoints Catholic priest electoral helmsman

NURTW leader shoots member in Delta

Anxiety over inconclusive in Bayelsa community

Ajimobi laments predecessors’ sale of govt property

Framework for the care of IDPs

2016: FMDQ highlights key initiatives to boost DCM development

Direct cash settlement: No more fraudulent stockbroking

Itsekiri groups flay alleged N13bn payment for Maritime Varsity

Adetunji’s death, big blow to labour — Aregbesola

Residents decry growth of slums in Amuwo-Odofin scheme

Enugu govt blasts APC over 2016 budget proposal

Fire guts building, sacks 8 families in Lagos

Kanu, Dasuki : Buhari not dictatorial — AGF, Ndume, Tsav, others

Abia governorship appeal judgment, a conspiracy —Onyechere

Interrogating the budget of Buharinomics

2016 budget: Bani changi!

APC calls for 3-day fast in Osun

Delta community invokes the spirits, shuts businesses over neglect

15 feared dead in gruesome cult attacks as Wike fires LG chair

Obaseki: APC urged to discipline members casting aspersion on Oshiomhole

Kia appoints Kojo Services as dealer

Stallion boosts Hyundai brand image with 3s showroom

New Year in Fort Wayne

Masked men behead 2 suspected cultists in Rivers

7 die, 17 injured in Ogun auto crash

Foundation recruits 30,000 bone marrow donors by 2018

Jonathan dedicates International awards to Nigerians

Sports Minister warns Ojez over swimming complex

HIV/AIDS: NACA empowers 5,000 Shomolu residents

Jonathan named International Person of the year

Relevance of the January 9 Bayelsa guber polls

Bayelsa poll: REC denies bribery allegations

Semenitari denies obtaining N1bn loan as commissioner

Group calls for support for Buhari

Microsoft begins new song with Lumia 950, 950 XL

Lagos, Kaduna make impressive gains in family planning uptake — SURVEY

Edo PDP chieftain defects to APC

Okowa urged to sack Delta Muslim Pilgrims Board

Arson: Police arrest 8

Davido’s babymama drama: We shall soon know the king of cannabis — Dele Momodu

Ministry of Labour has not started collection of CVs for employment – Minister

Zidane 11th Real Madrid coach in 12 years under Perez

I think i’m pregnant for my best friend’s brother

Five things that went wrong for Benitez at Real Madrid

EFCC has never invited me since inception, says Metuh

Real Madrid sacks Benitez, unveils Zidane as coach

Weststar Associates bags excellence awards

US sues VW for at least $20 bn over emissions cheating

Hillary’s the most qualified White House candidate — Bill Clinton

Diabetes and foot health, why you need a podiatrist

Blind 3yr-old girl seeks N0.6m for heart surgery

Stop HIV in rural areas, Govt urged

Kerry calls Iranian, Saudi FM to urge calm

I remain Abia State governor until… – Ikpeazu

Rescuing Chibok girls will complement victory achieved against insurgency – Politicians

Lagos govt. seals off houses lacking standard toilets

THISDAY’s statement on compensation to NPAN

Judge rejects Benzema request for Valbuena sex-tape showdown

Benitez to be sacked by Real Madrid – reports

How I defied my dad’s advice to become a chef

Biafra: ‘Its a plot by Igbo to colonise South South’

Biafia: ‘Its a plot by Igbo to colonise South South’

Don Jazzy/Olamide face-off: Headies’ organsiers condemn disgruntled artiste

2016 economy: Markets start on mixed fundamentals

Responses to “International conspiracy to ruin Nigerian economy”

2016 budget, our article of faith with Lagosisans

Nnewi on fire again, fuel station razed

Naira weakens against dollar at parallel market

No plans to sack workers in Ondo – Mimiko

EPA: $8.94bn development package tears ECOWAS apart

People must be at the heart of development in Africa – Adesina

Kiss Daniel speaks on his loss at The Headies

Oil prices rise after Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran

My wife doesn’t respect me, man begs court for divorce

Four tips to help you survive January blues

Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of stoking regional tension

Charlie Hebdo marks year since attack

Photo: ‘Africa’s biggest Jesus statue’

Water shortage bites harder in Lokoja, as Water Board continues strike

Yahaya Bello gets stakeholders’ backings

Group hails Wada over Ganaja flyover project

Early morning inferno razes Yola main market

Eight dead as strong quake hits northeast India

We won’t allow telcos short-change Nigerian subscribers again- Communications Minister

One dead, 2 quarantined, as Lassa fever breaks out in Taraba

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Jonathan’s campaign rice: Edo APC vows to petition EFCC, Presidency

Buhari’s social intervention package not one-off scheme — Osinbajo

NEDCOM bill to rebuild N’East’s destroyed communities, resettles IDPs

Dankwambo: The accountant-governor as “Last man Standing”

Ibikunle Amosun: Consumate philanthropist

Oshiomhole: He made a choice for the people

Lagos orders Project Information Board display by contractors

Ambode, Adeboye hinge success on closeness to God

Community invasion: Villagers decry Police’s alleged backing for land grabbers

Cleric predicts economic boom in 2016

72 persons renounce membership of cult groups in Delta

2015: Lagos, airport NDLEA arrest 577 drug suspects

Kwara teachers begin strike over unpaid salaries

Ijaw group faults Tompolo’s trial in absentia

Nigeria’s economy, entrepreneurship and banking 

Pregnant woman, man killed, others injured in Lagos auto crash

Kanu’s bail not at Buhari’s discretion – Group

Don’t flee, we’ll provide more security, Shettima tells Ali Dawari residents

Nigeria is too small for Igbo — Adamu Ciroma

PDP derailed from founding fathers’ dream —Eyiboh

Dismiss MTN’s suit against NCC, lawyer tells court

I’ll use my expertise in capitalism to develop Edo —Obaseki

Biafra: Niger Delta didn’t betray Ndigbo —MASSOB leader

Kanu, Dasuki : NBA, SANs differ with Buhari, Sagay

Children of austerity

Davido rebuffs Dele Momodu, says Sophia visits Imade weekly

Farmers, herdsmen clash: Ewi, Sultan want night grazing banned

Army arrests 3 over alleged killing of okada rider in Delta

Anglican Communion consecrates three bishops

TUC berates NASS over plans to buy 469 cars

N210m Street-light maintenance: Fayose’s aide lied – APC

Akunyili: Court frees suspects over attempted murder

Fleeing robbers kill cop, one other in Bayelsa

Mikel sparkles in Chelsea win

CHAN: Eagles begin training in Pretoria

Onazi hooks Sandra in Lagos

Mikel earns Hiddink’s plaudits

Maritime in 2016: Stakeholders seek appointment of professionals

Soldiers aided us in the creeks —Suspected pipeline vandals

NiMet predicts dusty weather, reduced visibility for today

Judgments against PDP expected —Edebiri

Aviation fuel: NCAA lifts sanction on Lubcon

Ending AIDS in 2030: How achievable for Nigeria?

Mixed reactions trail FG’s decision to avoid plea-bargain with looters

No telecom subscriber’ll be shortchanged under my watch — Minister

New fuel price: PPPRA expresses satisfaction with compliance

Ebonyi can’t afford to be in opposition —Onu

Group faults Abia gov appeal court judgment

Boat mishap claims life of 27-yr-old in Bayelsa

1,000 patients in Delta community receive free medicare

We expect better business environment through right policies – Industrialists

Before engaging unemployed graduates as teachers

LAGOS CULTS’ WAR: No arrest made — Police

Success on target in Spain

Shettima: Standing straight in the storm of insecurity

Women, youths demand removal of Delta community’s youth leader

Nike Akande: A veritable corporate amazon

Don Jazzy, Olamide settle rift, apologise over Headies ‘wahala’

Anger, protests spread after Saudi cleric’s execution

Dele Alli secures draw for Tottenham

Video: Chelsea fans sing ‘John Obi Mikel’

No telecom subscriber will be shortchanged under my watch – Minister

Chelsea boss hails Mikel

Banking blues in 2016

An unusual austerity budget for 2016

“Signs to know if a relationship is working or not”

“Signs to know if a relationship working or not”

Is That Really Jesus?

Ronaldo wants to “live like a king” in retirement

Economic doom prediction won’t stop Lagos from booming – Ambode

Ishaku to APC: Accept my confirmation as Taraba Gov by A’Court

Police nab suspected pipeline vandal, recover truck

2015: 577 drug traffickers arrested in Lagos

Obama to hold public meeting on gun control

Mikel shines as Chelsea beat Palace to give Hiddink first win

Borno hunters beg Army: Allow us to over-run Boko Haram in Sambisa

Borno hunters begs Army: Allow us to over-run Boko Haram in Sambisa

Assassination Prophesy: We’ll drag Mbaka to Pope Francis if… – HURIWA

LASU directs staff to sign nominal roll or forfeit salary

We’re repositioning Akwa Ibom for greatness – Gov. Emmanuel

Corruption: Remove immunity clause from Constitution – Maku

Borno hunters want to join military fight Boko Haram in Sambisa

Saturday, January 02, 2016

OPEN LETTER TO BUHARI: Nigeria under state- sponsored tyranny – Femi Fani-Kayode

I don’t believe in ‘unmoderated’ rule of law —Prof. Odekunle, Sagay Committee member

New year tragedy: Man hacks step-mother to death in Enugu

How Buhari will raise trillions from tax

Eagles meet Oliseh in SA

Why are we busy building nesteggs for our adult children!

Something for nothing Nigerians

Ekwueme: The Architect as statesman

Again, Boko Haram bares its fangs

Doing business in Nigeria riskier than fighting Boko Haram – Eric Umeofia, Erisco Foods CEO

Was Mbaka really the man who first predicted Jonathan’s defeat?

General TY Danjuma: Soldier of political consequence and philanthropic niche

Na’ Abba to Buhari: Beware of Obasanjo’s pieces of advice

Methodist Prelate, others rally support for Buhari

Bayelsa Poll: Jonathan’s men dump Dickson

2019: PDP, APC in war of words over Dasuki

Jim Ovia: The man that took banking to the Zenith

I’m going no where, says Ighalo

Is the DSS misleading Buhari and leading Nigeria into political crisis? – 2

ONDO 2016: My pact with Mimiko, by Dep. Gov. Oluboyo

Some hot, daring revelations of 2015

Elevating the Akwa Ibom brand through gospel concert

A critical phenomenology of Christmas (3)

Uncommon governance:The bane of Akwa Ibom State

Adeboye, Oritsejafor, Martins agree 2016 inspires hope for change

Christians Should Not Celebrate Christmas (1)

2015: A tale of terrorism, immigrants and disasters

Abia election verdict: Be calm, Otti tells supporters

My mum inspired my love for designing — Onome, Mistics boss

Rainbow of Life in Artistic romance with Oaks Garden

Draw closer to God, Mouka tells Nigerians

Girl, 4, killed in Delta midnight fire

Buhari: President, judge and jury

Five worshippers dead in Benue auto crash

At 62 Kollington still very hot in bed, says young wife

How men were separated from boys in 2015 Etisalat Prize for Lit

Osun Assembly urges Nigerians to embrace 2016 with optimism and faith

Delta Speaker lists achievements

Don’t give up… God has not finished with you

Edo 2016: Unease in Edo APC over Oshiomhole’s speculated endorsement of Obaseki

Ex-Enyimba goalkeeper dies on New Year day

758 stranded foreigners at Calabar seaport evacuated by road

Emefiele and the economics of the Naira free fall

It makes sense to subsidise agric than petrol – Hon. Adebutu

Who is afraid of Lai Mohammed?

750 West Africans stranded in Nigeria evacuated

‘Serious concerns’ over Saudi’s execution of Shiite cleric — EU

God’s Yuletide gift for Okowa

Koscielny sends Arsenal clear, Rooney lifts United

Espanyol put brakes on free-scoring Barcelona

MYSTERY: Female swamp corpses unsettle Lagos community

Empowerment: DESOPADEC to increase number of beneficiaries in Ndokwa

How fans of Olamide, Don Jazzy reacted over Headies drama

BabyMama: How Oba Abolarin stopped me from replying Davido— Dele Momodu

Olamide/Don Jazzy tirade: Lil Kesh, Reekado Banks hail each other

#leavetrashforlawma: LAWMA joins Olamide/Don jazzy tirade

Buhari is not God and we will not worship him, PDP replies APC

Olamide apologises to fans over Headies’ outburst with Don Jazzy

Oliseh names 23 Eagles for African Nations Championship, as squad leaves for South Africa

Tony Elumelu Foundation announces $3.7m seed money for 1,000 entrepreneurs

Premier League fixtures

Full list of winners @ The Headies 2015

Hiddink demands Hazard, Mikel, others find winning formula

Gerrard eyes Liverpool coaching return in 2016

‘Africa’s biggest Jesus statue’ unveiled in Nigeria

Baga is a ghost town one year after Boko Haram massacre

The Headies drama: Olamide blast Don Jazzy

Pardon corrupt officials willing to return stolen funds, Onaiyekan tells Buhari

Fayose’s wife presents gift to first baby of the year

Saudi Arabia to pay ‘high price’ for executing Shiite cleric — Iran

Friday, January 01, 2016

2016: Our expectations of Buhari– Lawmakers, leaders, others

Kidnappers of mum of Okowa’s aide demand N35m ransom

15 artistes who failed to pull their weight in 2015

Uche Iwuji opens up on her crashed marriage, says no other man good for me

Corruption: Ogun govt warns new TORAN Excos

Healthy diet resolutions for 2016

Three refineries to begin operations in Akwa Ibom

Only godly approach ‘II quicken Nigeria’s economic recovery, says Okowa

Olu of Warri charges AIPA, EPZ c’ttee on growth of kingdom

Aisha Buhari distributes relief materials to Borno pregnant IDPs

2016: SMEs need Buhari’s blueprint

2016: There are better days ahead —Governors

Ambode to mothers: Adhere to 6 months exclusive breastfeeding

Anambra judiciary workers end four-month strike

Bishop Ukwuoma unveils tallest Jesus statue in Africa

Govt should help airlines access funds using CBN exchange rate —Med-View

Danjuma to head committee on North-East rehabilitation

Mimiko pardons 14 prisoners in Ondo

New Year: Gov. Ortom approves release of five inmates

Cultists kill one in Delta, police arrest 12 suspects

Oil thieves break more pipelines as Navy lauds officers

A greater dawn

Clearing Agents’ Association seeks review of import policies

Eagles face daunting challenges in 2016

Whenever I talk to my dad, I end up frustrated

Am I too old for her ?

I refuse to let our son turn family home into a love nest !

2016: our year of divine help

President Jonathan at the door step of shame?

Count your blessings

The marginalisation debate

Our partnership with MTN Foundation provides scholarship for the blind—Basharu

Enugu in 2015: Splashes that changed the political tide

2015: Nigeria’s   year of history

Nnamdi Kanu: Threading the path of extremist radicalism

Shehu Sani: The travails of a talakawa exponent

You’ll mistake Bama for Saudi Arabia, Algeria or Tunisia today – Lai Mohammed

NFF: Sports minister can do more for total peace

Market share control, OPEC relevance

My family doesn’t like him

New year eve tragedy: Seven family members die in fire disaster

How Nigeria’s military killed my 4 children in one night – ABU lecturer

NNPC depot CSO hired us to vandalise pipelines – Suspects

We didn’t find a dime when we broke a bank’s vault – Robbery Suspects

2015: Year of violence, bloodshed in Kaduna

Nigerians are getting worried over the true meaning of change – Gbagi

Gov. Emmanuel advocates private sector intervention in roads rehabilitation

2016 PROPHESY: There are plots to kill Buhari – Mbaka

Danjuma, Dangote to lead committee on rehabilitation of IDP’s in North-East – Buhari

Danjuma, Dangote to lead committee on rehabilitation of IDP’s North-East – Buhari

‘I’ve never had orgasm with any man, always faked it’

Mimiko’s wife receives baby of the year, condemns child abandonment

Top 7 players to watch in 2016’s

No ban on Hijab by Muslim women – Presidency

New Year Message: I’ll continue to prosecute meaningful programmes for Ekiti People – Fayose

Chelsea, Man U, others braced for risky January window

2016: Gov. Aregbedola urges Nigerians to redouble efforts on wealth creation

2016 will bring economic challenges, but ….. – Ambode

A new sexually transmitted disease will surface in 2016, Adeboye predicts

MASSOB accuses Buhari of playing games with Ndigbo

In 2016 there will be large scale scarcity, shortage of food – TB Joshua

Military alerts on terrorists’ plan to use beggars for attacks

Pope’s Jubilee year off to a sluggish start

Thursday, December 31, 2015

BUHARI: It pays to persist

Tompolo’s refusal to honour EFCC’s invitation not an offence —Rights group

2016, year of new beginnings —Sylva

Niger budgets N74.7bn for 2016

JONATHAN: Drawing strength from weakness

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