Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for March 2008

Sunday, March 30, 2008

Around 50 die of cholera in central press (TODAYonline)

"Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria" crowned (China Daily)

Around 50 die of cholera in central press (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Kogi Guber Poll - Idris in Early Lead (

Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria top boxing qualifiers (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

FG Slams Tougher Sanction On Gas-Flaring Firms (

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Measles kills three in northern report (TODAYonline)

Measles kills three in northern report (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Measles kills three in northern report (AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Kogi Re-Run Election - Who Goes to Lugard House? (

Nigeria beats SA 3-0, picks Africa`s 3rd ticket to Olympic football (AngolaPress)

Nigeria, S/Africa are Rising Powers –US (This Day)

Nigeria's Oil,Gas Workers Call Off Proposed Strike After Talks (Nasdaq)

Friday, March 28, 2008

Nigeria s Kogi State Holds Special Gubernatorial Election Sat (Nasdaq)

Measles Kills 165 Children in Katsina State (

Measles kills 165 children in Katsina state (AlertNet)

Measles kills 165 children in Katsina state (IRIN)

President Yar'Adua Tasks Petroleum Ministry (

Forests to Disappear By 2020 - Expert (

The desert is fast encroaching but why? (AlertNet)

Outrage Over Ouster of Nigeria's 'Eliot Ness' (ABC News)

Take Dream Team to Europe Now -Toro (

'Oshiomhole's Victory Can't Be Upturned' (

Anichebe Dedicates Goal to Parents (

FIFA Beach Soccer Qualifiers (

Now, Let's Discuss Football (

Anichebe - a Memorable Debut for Country (

Saipem Awarded Offshore Contract in Nigeria Worth More Than $1.3B (Rigzone)

The Desert is Fast Encroaching But Why? (

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Robbers kill four police, three others in south-east Nigeria (

Emir Wants Early Distribution of Fertilizers (

Nigeria's forests to disappear by 2020: expert (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria anti-graft body 'processing' claims against Obasanjo (AFP via Yahoo! News)

FG Invites Indian Firms to Invest in Power Sector (

Ican Brainstorms on Economic Growth (

How Country Can Achieve Vision 2020 - Iseghohi (

Nigeria Anti-Graft Body "Processing" Claims Vs Obasanjo - AFP (Nasdaq)

Cheniere's Celestine River Sails from Nigeria for Sabine Pass (Rigzone)

Nigeria must punish sponsors of Delta unrest-rights group (AlertNet)

Nigeria's forests to disappear by 2020 (The Times of India)

Analysis: Strike worries roil Nigeria oil (UPI)

Fuel Scarcity Hits Kano Again (

Nigeria/South Africa: Country Smashes South Africa 3-0- Grabs Olympic Ticket (

Country Partners Commonwealth on Distance Learning (

Falilat Foundation Unveils Abuja City Marathon (

Country's Democracy - Sultan Seeks U.S., Britain's Understanding (

Yar'Adua - PDP'll Make Country Economic Power By 2020 (

Nigeria/South Africa: Nigeria's Dream Team IV Berth in Beijing (

Addax Oil Donates Classroom Blocks to School in Oron (

Senate - Wowo Sure of Victory (

NSC Foot NTF Bills (

We Did Not Take Over Communication - Nigcomsat (

Nigeria/Ghana: NFA in Dark Over Ghana 2008 Technical Report (

President Yar'Adua Commends Ranao (

Odu'a Telecoms Selects Apc-Mge for Backups (

NDIC Pays N72bn to Depositors of Failed Banks (

UNN2008 - Nuga Declares War On Mercenaries (

Transcorp Boss Gives Recipe for Country's Growth (

Zinox to Acquire Three Local Firms (

Thuraya to Enable Service Beyond GSM Coverage Areas (

Ume-Ezeoke is Senile (

13 sentenced for ’indecency’ in northern Nigeria (Khaleej Times)

Adobe Plans Big for Nigeria (

Energy Probe - Okonjo-Iweala to Appear Before Reps Today (

Willbros Completes 421-Mile Gas Pipeline System (

Country Backs Out of $1.3 Million Settlement Agreement (

Henshaw Assures On NWACC Title (

Hero Anichebe snubs England and turns out for Nigeria (Evening Standard)

South Africa/Nigeria Peck South Africa Thrice, Land in Beijing (

Emotion As Abuja Crowd Greet Kanu, Lawal, Westerhof (

Yar’Adua: PDP’ll Make Nigeria Economic Power by 2020 (This Day)

Transcorp Boss Gives Recipe for Nigeria’s Growth (This Day)

Nigeria’s Democracy: Sultan Seeks US, Britain’s Understanding (This Day)

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Hero Anichebe snubs England and turns out for Nigeria (Daily Mail)

Tatas to enhance presence in Nigeria (The Telegraph)

Mineral: Nigeria invites Indian cos to explore (Express India)

Nigeria qualify for Beijing men's soccer tournament (Deepika)

NTPC and Essar evinces interest for gas, oil exploration in Nigeria (Deepika)

Nigeria qualify for Beijing (

Olympics-Nigeria qualify for Beijing men's soccer tournament (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

Country Needs IT Adviser at Aso Rock - Itan (

NTPC and Essar evinces interest for gas, oil exploration in Nigeria (New Kerala)

Women Are Under-Represented in N' Assembly - Uboh (

'2009 Deadline for Gas Flaring Not Realistic' (

Police Deploy 3,000 for Kogi Election (

Obasanjo Barred Me From Worshipping in Villa Chapel - Onaiyekan (

Programme Officer Speaks On Seriousness of TB (

Nosdra Assures On Oil Production Facilities (

Information Minister Sends 4 Senior NAN Staff On Compulsory Leave (

Kano PDP Women's Leader Decamps to ANPP (

SON Boss Donates to Orphanages (

NBA Commends Election Petition Tribunals (

Group, First Bank Tackle Morals in Niger Delta Schools (

MTN Awards Backhaul Contract to Cambridge Broadband Networks (

Presidential Poll Appeal - Buhari Presents 36 Bags of Exhibits (

Steyr Requires N500m to Upgrade Plant (

500,000 Citizens Live in U.S.-Envoy (

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Rivers Poll - Cleric Sues for Peace (

Catholic Knights, Ladies Donate Items to Sapele Prison Inmates (

Nigeria book Beijing berth (BBC News)

SA in Nigeria's way (

Anichebe set for Nigeria debut (BBC News)

America Won't Help U.S (

Senate 'll Ensure Equitable Distribution of Amenities (

Amokachi Pledges Support for Next Eagles Coach (

Nigeria Spent Last 8yrs Buying Darkness-Ngige, Obi (

Nigeria's Food and Drink Industry Continues to Attract Investment from Foreign Operators Despite it's Difficult ... (Centre Daily Times)

Anichebe set for Nigeria debut in Olympic qualifier (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

Nigeria s Food and Drink Industry Continues to Attract Investment from . Foreign Operators Despite it s Difficult ... (InfoBolsa)

Anichebe set for Nigeria debut in Olympic qualifier (ESPN

'Absence of Financial Scheme, Bane of SMEs' (

Jang Identifies Country's Problem (

Bank PHB Launches 13 Libraries (

Country Inaugurates International Scientific Committee (

Let There Be Light (

Anichebe set for Nigeria debut in Olympic qualifier (Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News)

Binatone Appeals to Son on Smuggling, Importation (

Oil Workers Strike - Pengassan, Exxon Mobil to Hold Talks (

By-Election - ANPP, AC Form Alliance (

Why We Can't Stop Influx of Camerounian Refugees-Ewa (

YMCI, Unicef Hold Youth Media Workshop (

20 Foreign Law Firms on Trade Mission to Country (

Anichebe set for Nigeria debut in Olympic qualifier (Reuters via Yahoo! Malaysia News)

US Port Seeks Partnership with Nigeria (This Day)

Nigeria Inaugurates International Scientific Committee (This Day)

Jang Identifies Nigeria’s Problem (This Day)

Monday, March 24, 2008

Billions of electricity dollars evaporated in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria navy kills 4 gunmen (News 24 South Africa)

Court Orders MTN, Celtel to Pay Compensation to Subscribers (

N3.5 Billion Fresh Fund for Zinox (

Steyr Requires N500 Million to Upgrade Plant (

Bristow Group Extends Helicopter Services in Nigeria (Rigzone)

Akanbi Calls for Joint Effort Against Corruption Scourge (

Guinness Emerges Top Stock As Divergent Views Trail SEC's Reforms Programmes (

Making FG's Agenda Work (

Strike - Presidency Continues Bid to Stop Pengassan (

Group Vows to Rid Highways of Petrol Trucks Menace (

Country's First Bio-Fuel Refinery to Create 406,000 Jobs (

How Country Can Stop Plane Crashes - Expert (

The Battle for Kogi Begins (

Five Naval Officers Perish in Good Friday Fire Outbreak (

Police Reform - Panel Member Blasts Gen William Over Comments (

Group Urges Reps to Probe Customs (

Traffic Controllers Raise Alarm Over Airspace (

Confed Cup - Kotoko Holds Wikki Tourists (

It's Ironic, Says ANPP (

World Tuberculosis Day - Containing Ravages of a Pandemic (

ANPP Leaderstrade Blame (

Starcomms Powers Kennis Easter Fiesta (

Oshiomhole - We Lost One Year of Good Governance (

Bristow awarded $54 mln contract extension in Nigeria (Sharewatch)

Corruption As Agent of Darkness (

Billions of electricity dollars evaporated in Nigeria (Khaleej Times)

Ade Ajayi, Segun Olusola, Others Revive Yoruba Heritage (

Oshiomhole - We Lost One Year of Good Governance But- Labour (

SOS Villages - How We Create Families for Homeless Children (

Expert Blames Robbery And Youth Restiveness on Drug Abuse (

Declining Nigeria's Real Sector Decried (

Obasanjo's Albatross (

Audit Report - NICON Has Negative Shareholders Fund (

Power Probe, Test Case for Yar'Adua - NLC (

Beechcraft - Search, Rescue Fails in Nigeria Again (

Tribunal Chairman Promotion is the Worst Kind of Corruption - Agoro (

Adams Oshiomhole - a Struggle From Grass to Grace (

Stalemate Over Budget (

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Nigeria’s First Bio-fuel Refinery to Create 406,000 Jobs (This Day)

Gay Nigeria Christian Leader Narrowly Escapes Death in Brutal Attack (Gay Wired)

Nigeria fishing champion bailed after arrest: report (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Cell Carriers Must Pay up for Bad Service, Nigeria Rules (PC World)

With Patience, All Will Be Well, Says Yar'Adua (

Power Sector Probe, Heads Will Roll - House (

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Nigeria rebels claim attack on navy base (TVNZ)

Nigeria oil rebels claim attack on navy base (Deepika)

Nigeria oil rebels claim attack on navy base (Khaleej Times)

Nigeria oil rebels claim attack on navy base (AlertNet)

Friday, March 21, 2008

Akanni Thumbs Up League Body (

NFA Formally Terminates Vogts' Contract (

Human Rights Abuses Persist - U.S. Rights Group (2) (

EU Grants FG N709.6 Million Technical Assistance (

Country 3rd in Global TB Prevalence (

NESG Expresses Confidence in Yar'Adua's Economic Reform (

Country Gets New World Bank Director (

Reps Asked to Probe Customs Service (

FG, EU Sign N736m Agreement On Technical Assistance (

U.S.0 Businesses - Country Remains Pivotal, As Africa Records 250 Percent Increase (

Sacks Osunbor (

Association Moves to Check Cocoa Smuggling (

FG, EC in N690m Deal (

N37bn Health Care Fund - Court Insists On Hearing Suit Against FG (

New lives in Nigeria, hearts back home: Zimbabwe's white farmers (AFP via Yahoo! News)

FG Briefs New Envoys (

Nigeria Football Association tasks Eagles to emulate Falcons (People's Daily)

Endangered Species: Global Group Suspends Nigeria (This Day)

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Country Should Invest in Sanitation Sector - WaterAid (

Algon Decries Poor Funding (

Country Enjoys Solid Economic Performance - Goldman Sachs (

OIC And Civil Society Meeting in Dakar (

Ministry Clears Air On Country's Chairmanship of UN Peace Comm (

Voix Plans Roll Out of 4 Generation Network (

Dana Electronics Trains Whirlpool Dealers (

Adamawa ANPP Backs Nyako (

Manufacturers Decry Importation of Sub-Standard Motorcycles (

Nigeria/Cameroon: Gombe United Depart for Cameroon (

Customs, Shippers Council Partner On Container Depots (

Nigeria is suspended from CITES wildlife trade pact (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Banks' Balance Sheet Hits N10tr, Says Soludo (

PNN Partners British Council On Alternative Power (

Imoke - Completion of NIPP Key to Vision 2020 (

'World Class' Coach Can't Solve Eagles' Problems' (

'Country Still Far From a Cashless Economy' (

Nigeria champion fisherman jailed (BBC News)

Who Wants the Military? (

Osunbor vs Oshiomhole - 'Soldiers'll Not Be Involved' (

Country, EU Parley On Corruption, Delta (

Local Content Bill - ITAN Wants IT Included (

Adb to Build Cameroun Highway (

Kabusa Community Tastes Aso Saving's Goodwill (

ALGON Laments Master-Servant Relationship Between States, LGs (

South Africa Wants Country's Palm Oil (

Power Probe - NLC Wants Culprits Prosecuted (

Nasarawa Utd Banished to Calabar (

Soludo - My CBN Days Are Numbered (

Wind, Nuclear Energy Solution to Power Problem - Minister (

MTN Posts N78bn Profit (

Country Needs 10,000 Houses Annually - Alile (

Algon, CLGF Organise Seminar on Strengthening LG Finances (

Vitafoam Turnover Hits N6.15 Bn (

A rise in pirate attacks off Nigeria's coast (The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News)

Oyegun Dissociates Edo ANPP From Endorsement of Osunbor (

Nigeria, EU Parley on Corruption, N’Delta (This Day)

MTN Nigeria Posts 78bn Profit, Pays N60bn in Taxes (This Day)

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Nigeria oil workers threaten to strike (

Analysis: Nigeria's labor woes (UPI)

Panel alleges Nigeria corruption (AngolaPress)

Govt Thanks Commonwealth for Support in Debt Management (

Okolo Lauds UNN Over NUGA Plan (

Vogts - Notification Expires Today (

Paris Club - FG, 6 States to Pay $1.9bn Into Federation Account (

Nipoga - Afe Babalola Calls for Sports As Academic Course (

Governance - Group Seeks Greater Transparency (

Fraudsters - NIPOST Detects Fake Currency Worth N1.1bn in Two Months (

Bozimo Denies Involvement in N557m Police Arms Deal (

Ummah Moves to Assist Orphans, Widows (

Ajimobi Slams Verdict (

Belgore, Bankole, Fashola Advocate Police Overhaul (

British Council Introduces Experimental Theatre to Students (

Abuja - 'How EPA Will Underdevelop Nigeria's Economy' (

Corruption War Faces Setback in Nigeria -TI (

Lagos - FAO Supports Shrimps Farming in Nigeria (

Civil Defence, Vandals' Nightmare (

Londonmet /Ncs Organise Seminar for Students (

Malaria - Group Spearheads Control Drive in FCT (

Country, U.S. Medical Centre Partner On Cancer - Turai Yar'adu (

The Fading Culture of Party System in Nigeria (

Refining: South Africa to Aid Nigeria with Technology (This Day)

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

NIGERIA: Desperate children swamp northern cities as food price hikes bite (AlertNet)

NIGERIA: Desperate children swamp northern cities as food price hikes bite (IRIN)

Lagos Pharmacists Lament High Cost of Local Healthcare Services (

Ice Rain Has Decreased in Country - NIMET (

Country to Produce 1000 Mw From Nuclear Power (

Africa: Blue Enters Nigeria Financial Market (

FG Slams Additional Charges on Kalu, SLOK Air, Aide (

Taraba NUJ Elects New Officials (

Yar'Adua Did Not Order Return of NICON - FG (

'No Scarcity of Cement in Sokoto' (

Nuclear Power, Solution to Power Debacle - Mark (

Group Hails House Over $16bn Power Probe (

FG Wades Into Pengassan, Mobil Oil Face-Off (

PAN Inducts 50 Lady Mechanics (

CAC Plans Recertification of Companies (

ANPP Warns FG Against Electricity Tariffs Hike (

Prof. Nwosu Speaks 15 Years After June 12 Election Annulment (

NFL Spend N30m to Train Match Officials (

How to Guarantee a Stable Country, By Shagari (

Nigerian Varsities Unable to Access $180m W'bank Funds (

PSN Appeals to Police Over Erring Members (

Group Flays Multinationals Over Local Content (

Agreement Over Nicon Hits Deadlock (

Democracy - Country Has Made Progress, Says Shagari (

Election Petitions - How Has the Judiciary Fared So Far? (

UN Special Rapporteur Decries Police Torture (

NICON - Again, Out-of-Court Settlement Deadlocked (

How Poverty Affects Health, Development (

Awo's Birthday - the Search for True Federalism (

Borishade, Faan MD Fingered in N19.5bn Aviation Deals (

Minister, FAAN Boss Disagree Over Aviation Intervention Fund (

Planned Strike - FG Meets NNPC, Pengassan, Others (

First Lady Visits U.S. (

Supersport to Beam U-23 Tie Live (

NFA Tasks Siasia On Olympic Ticket (

Monday, March 17, 2008

Shell agrees with Nigeria on JV funding plan (Reuters via Yahoo! Malaysia News)

Democracy: Nigeria Has Made Progress, Says Shagari (This Day)

Nigeria's Ogoni Accuse Shell Of Staging A Return (Planet Ark)

Nigeria 2009 officials confers with Ghana 2008 LOC (

Nigeria to summons tobacco firm in Swiss newspaper (AlertNet)

NIGERIA: Violence over land on the rise in Jigawa State (AlertNet)

Zimbabwe: TA Holdings Gets Contract in Nigeria (

NEPZA Calls for Foreign Investment (

Nigeria's Ogoni accuse Shell of staging a return (AlertNet)

Radio Nigeria is No Political Pawn -Ed, Frcn Kaduna (

Ghana/Queens Bow to Falcons Again (

Ayan Hails Reps On $16b Power Probe (

Citizens Can Now Write Jamb in S. Africa (

JDPC Recommends 22 Aspects to Election Reform C'ttee (

Immigration Makes N300 Million in Two Months (

Fight for Your Independence, EFCC Told (

CBN Approves New Executive Director for Unity Bank (

NICON Impasse - Aondoakaa Acted Alone, Says Babalola (

PDP Chieftain Decamps to ANPP in Bauchi (

NSC Embarks On Drive to Regenerate Sports (

Beijing Olympics - BFN Praises NSC Over Preparation (

Nigeria's Oil, Gas Workers May Begin Strike Wednesday (Rigzone)

The Menace of Bush Burning (

Country is Not Well Known in France - French Ambassador (

The End of Obasanjo (

NSL Backs UNN for NUGA Games (

Country's Non-Oil Export Hits $1.38bn in 2007 (

World Miss Photogenic Contest Comes to Nigeria (

Whopper wins Nigeria fish prize (BBC News)

Our Arrangee Democracy (

Starcomms Beats the Drums to Celebrate 1m Mark (

SMEDAN, HP Partner On Infotech (

Country Belongs to the Elite, Period (

Minister Launches Welcome2nigeria (

Shell agrees with Nigeria on JV funding plan (Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News)

Clubs Are Frustrating the League - NFL (

Abacha Loot Trial - Swiss Bid to Take Evidence Aborted (

Etisalat, New GSM Operator, Promises Innovative Services (

Inventory of 50 Finest Hotels Underway (

Why New Malaria Strain Resists Drugs (

Germany to Assist Gymnastic Federation of Country (

PDP As an Umbrella of Political Opportunism (

Cameroun-Nigeria : la carte de la frontière maritime signée (Cameroon-Info)

Who Wants to Distract Hassan Gimba? (

Ajuonuma Speaks on Crude Oil Shut (

Presidential Election Judgment, Atiku Heads for S/Court (

FG Will Not Reverse Sale of Abuja Houses-- Abbas (

Atiku, Greatest Beneficiary of Judiciary -- CSAN (

NFA Decries Tales of Akusobi, Okolo Neglect (

Bakassi - We Did Not Betray Country -- French Envoy (

Etisalat Unveils New Network (

The People's Parliament (

Security Expert Lauds Police IG On E-Policing (

Sports Ministry, NFA Corrupt - Galadima (

Report says Shell agrees plan to boost Nigeria output (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Nigeria’s Non-oil Export Hits $1.38bn in 2007 (This Day)

Shell hopes for Nigeria boost (Financial Times)

Ghana Women Fall To Nigeria In Beijing Olympic Qualifiers (

Etisalat launches operation in Nigeria (Zawya)

Govt, Cameroun Reassure On Bakassi Pact (

Nigeria, Cameroun Reassure on Bakassi Pact (This Day)

Nigeria Belongs to the Elite, Period (This Day)

Olympics-Nigeria qualify for women's soccer tournament (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

Saturday, March 15, 2008

Nigeria book Olympics place (BBC News)

UAE telecom group launches mobile operation in Nigeria (TODAYonline)

UAE telecom group launches mobile operation in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

UAE telecom group launches mobile operation in Nigeria (Independent Online)

Etisalat Unveils Mobile Phone Network In Nigeria (Nasdaq)

Friday, March 14, 2008

Kenya: Nigeria Fasuba to Compete in Tusker Meeting (

Onitsha Cathedral Becomes Nation's First Minor Basilica (

That NCC's Punitive Directive (

Orji - Strength in Adversity (

As Women Celebrate International Women's Day (

Nigeria To Exit Oil-Ricj Cameroon Bakassi Peninsula By August (Rigzone)

Nigeria, Cameroon agree border in oil-rich Atlantic (AlertNet)

Firm Poised to Fight Internet Crime (

Caterpillar Gets Used-Equipment Division in Nigeria (

Nigeria Welcomes Energy Companies to Invest $20B in Gas Reserves (Rigzone)

'Don't Hand Over NICON to Jimoh' (

Chevron Donates Internet Facility to NUJ (

Country Seeks International Assistance On Resettlement (

Incalculable Loss (

Nigeria looking for investment to boost domestic gas consumption (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria foreign reserves rise to 58.3 bln dlrs (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Appeal Court Resurrects Petition Against Daniel (

NDIC Introduces Deposit Insurance Scheme for PMIS (

Country Seeks Resettlement of Bakassi Citizens (

Country Seeks Representation in UN Staff Structure (

Okah Drags Country, Angola Before African Commission (

Mounting Economic Losses of the North (

FG Inaugurates Committee On Land Use (

Bauchi ANPP Releases LG Poll Schedule (

NSCDC Arrests 25 Pipeline Vandals (

FG Partners Singapore On Skill Acquisition Centre (

NNMA Holds 2008 1st Award Winners' Lecture (

Ogun Governorship - Amosun Floors Daniel At Appeal Court (

Country Wants Representation in UN Peace Keeping Unit (

Local, South African Firm Partner On Waste Management (

NMA 2 - Virgin Nigeria Stands By 2004 Agreement (

Program Manager - Nigeria - 2 Years (

NAHCON Tasks Pilgrims On Excess Luggage (

42 Retired Police Officers Petition Reps Over Benefits (

Nigeria looking for investment to boost domestic gas consumption: report (AFP via Yahoo!7 News)

Serap Asks National Assembly to Domesticate UN Convention Against Corruption (

Smedan, HP Establish IT Training Centre (

Foreign Workers of Defunct Nigeria Airways Stranded (

Abolition of Death Penalty - the Debate Rages On (

Rwanda: Kagame Off to Nigeria (

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-03-14 05:45 GMT: Nigeria seeks 20 bln usd investment from energy cos - report (Interactive Investor)

Nigeria seeks 20 bln usd investment from energy cos - report (Sharewatch)

Nigeria looking for investment to boost domestic gas consumption: report (AFP Business News via Yahoo!7 Finance)

Abdulsalami's Firm Named in Failed Power Contract (

Nigeria looking for investment to boost domestic gas consumption: report (TODAYonline)

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Nigeria Saves N158bn from Technology Agreements –NOTAP (This Day)

Human Rights: Okah Drags Nigeria, Angola Before African Commission (This Day)

Nigeria Airways: Expatriate Workers Denied Benefits (This Day)

Bakassi: Nigeria Seeks International Assistance on Resettlement (This Day)

Nigeria Seeks Representation in UN Staff Structure (This Day)

Nigeria looking for investment to boost domestic gas consumption: report (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Igbos in Diaspora Back Yar' Adua's Electoral Reforms (

Danjuma's Remarks, Challenge to Northern Govs -Yuguda (

House Adopts Bill to Repeal 1989 NLNG Decree (

Celtel Wants New IPPS Licensed to Tackle Power Crisis (

Nigeria Plans Increase in Crude Oil Supply to Ghana (

Nigeria Calls for Security Force to Protect Offshore Oil Interests (Rigzone)

Panalpina Shares Decline on Earnings Outlook, Nigeria Exit (

Panalpina Shares Slump on Earnings Outlook, Nigeria (Update1) (

Panalpina Shares Slump on Earnings Outlook, Nigeria (Update2) (

Idris Ibrahim Kuta - 1942 - 2008 (

Court Grants Al-Qaeda Suspect Bail (

PDP and Ghost Democracy (

'American Football Has Potentials in Country' (

NLNG Owes NDDC N100bn Tax Debt (

Yar'Adua Approves More Crude Oil for Ghana (

Senate, Consumer Council Laud Celtel's New Switch (

Kutigi Warns Judges Against Corruption (

Peter Dedicates Title to God, Gov Akpabio (

Oyo Faults Call by Agbakoba to Snub Oyo Chief Judge (

Country to Be Prefered Destination for Capital- ICMG Boss (

Anichebe primed for Nigeria bow (BBC News)

Youth Devt Minister to Declare Moneywise Workshop Open (

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Staggering weapons cache found (

Staggering weapons cache found (UPI)

Obaseki's NFL Can't Probe Me - Nnaji (

Obasanjo Fails to Bounce Back From Twilight Zone (

Lebanese man badly wounded in Nigeria (The Daily Star Lebannon)

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-03-12 19:05 GMT: Gunmen hijack vessel in Nigeria (Interactive Investor)

Anichebe in Nigeria squad for key Olympic qualifier (

Total Farms into New Deep Offshore License in Nigeria (Rigzone)

Nigeria agrees to increase oil sales to Ghana (

Awe Raises Alarm Over Mismanagement of UBEC Funds (

Appeal Court Affirms Sack of ANPP Rep (

NBA Criticizes Gov's Reinstatement of Ex-CJ (

30 Years of ASUU-FG Antagonism (3) (

Babayaro Assures On League (

Obaseki Leads NFL to London (

Anichebe in Nigeria squad for key Olympic qualifier (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

Anichebe in Nigeria squad for key Olympic qualifier (ESPN

Nitel Privatization Saga - a Word for the President (

First Bank Risk NFL Hammer (

Lawyers Petition CJN Over Judge's Redeployment (

Noble, Transocean Sue FG Over Shipping Fees (

NFL, IGP Meet Over League Violence (

Scam in NAN (

Quacks Have No Business in Teaching-Obong (

Belgium to Assist Country to Cut Emissions (

Cicma Registrar Bags London Business School Professorial Award (

Country to Send 745 Army Officers to Darfur (

Senate Commends Celtel On FCT Switch Centre (

PDP is Manipulating Citizens - Musa (

Over 600 Firms for Enugu Trade Fair (

Country Tipped to Dominate Atlantic NLNG Market (

PDP Vindicates the Brookings Report (

Zinox, USAID, Others Lift Unilag With 362 PCs (

British Council Donates Computers to FRCN (

Midea Launches Products Into Market (

Investing in Women, Girls for National Growth (

Tribunal Summons Onovo, 76 Others Over Non-Declaration of Assets (

Son to Sanction Firms Over Poor Standard (

Arik Air Extends Service to Sokoto (

Economists Laud ALSCON Privatisation (

Senate Probes Kogi Killings (

FIFA looks forward to Egypt and Nigeria 2009 (Soccer Way)

Basima in Nigeria (Al Bawaba)

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

The Tale of Two Stolen Elections (

Wall Street Systems signs Central Bank of Nigeria (Finextra)

President Yar'Adua Commends Outgoing Turkish Ambassador (

Nigeria oil rebel pipeline found (

Nigeria braces for nationwide blackouts (

NLC Faults No-Arrest Order for Odili (

Nigeria braces for nationwide blackouts (UPI)

Nigeria oil rebel pipeline found (BBC News)

FG Restates Commitment to Relations With Sao Tome (

From Womb to Prison - the Tragedy of Country's Incarcerated Children (

Country Needs N950bn for Food Security (

Total Blackout Looms ... Power Supply Now Lowest Ever (

Country May Not Achieve Vision 2020 -NLC (

14tcf of Gas Reserved for Trans-Sahara Gas Pipeline (

'Blindness No Hinderance to My Legal Practice' (

Communication - 'Strategic in Fighting Corruption' (

CBN Seeks Legal Structure to Regulate Finance Sector (

Addax Equips Youths With N30million (

Kutigi Warns Judges (

The Travails of Lawyer Okafor (

Okiro Sets Up Anti-Terrorism Squad (

Kaduna - Building a Crisis Free State (

'How to Halt Smuggling of Textiles Into Nigeria' (

FG Releases N26.9bn for Ex-Airways Workers (

Water Supply, Sanitation Low - Unicef (

Water Supply, Sanitation Low in Nigeria – UNICEF (This Day)

Textile Sector: ‘Nigeria in Dilemma’ (This Day)

Africa: Nigeria 'Critically Weak', Says Brookings Report (

First Confucius Institute in Nigeria officially unveiled (People's Daily)

Monday, March 10, 2008

Nigeria Needs N950bn for Food Security (This Day)

Nigeria ‘Critically Weak’, Says Brookings Report (This Day)

Candidate's appeals blocked (UPI)

OLPC: Nigeria's Registrar Finds No Proof KONYIN Registration Was Extended (IT Manager's Journal)

Nigeria trains terrorism police (

Board Vows to Keep Delta Clean (

UN expert: widespread torture in Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! News)

Transcorp Cannot Revive Nitel- Engineer Nahuche (

Fasuba Wins Gold (

NANS Protests Monotechnic Graduates' Exclusion From NYSC (

Delta to Acquire Land Used for Militant Activities (

Rainy Season is Getting Shorter - Nimet (

New Depth of Shallow (

Nigeria trains terrorism police (BBC News)

Austrians to Establish Steel Factory in Country (

Kalu Set for FCT Senate Race (

Another Pipeline Explosion Looms at Arepo Village (

'Nigeria Already Has Capacity for 6,000mw' (

Buhari Files 20 Additional Grounds of Appeal (

Changing the Face of Politics (

Why Country's Foreign Policy is Looking Beyond Africa - Minister (

Electricity Workers Plan Nationwide Strike (

Buhari Files Additional Grounds of Appeal At S/Court (

Gunmen kidnap six-year-old girl in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Criminal Charges - Former Gov Idris Floors Audu (

Philosofaith - Where is the Food Security? (

ANPP Guber Candidate Restates Confidence in Judiciary (

Russia, Nigeria Cut Gas Sales, Raising Importer Costs (Update1) (

Blatter blasts Vogts over Nigeria (BBC News)

PHCN Engages Hunters Against Vandalism (

Lawyer Faults Tribunal's Judgement (

Michelle Takes the Fall for Her Team (

Minister Leads Women in Awareness Walk (

Yar'Adua Advises Christians to Pray for Peace in Country (

Food Preservation Technology Debuts in Country (

Ambo Calls for Scriptwriters (

Around the World - a Tale of Two Elections, Two Outcomes (

Former Military Gov Warns On Corruption War (

Adeboye, 66, Shops for Successor (

Sunday, March 09, 2008

‘Nigeria Already Has Capacity for 6,000mw’ (This Day)

Vincent Ogbulafor Becomes The New Leader Of The Peoples Democratic Party In Nigeria (Nasdaq)

Lawyer, family visit suspected Niger Delta rebel leader (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria rebel 'is alive and well' (BBC News)

Reconciliation Drives Nigeria's Ruling Party Polls (Voice of America)

Ghana, SA, Tunisia, Nigeria qualify for African Women's league (

As Ogbulafor Emerges PDP Chairman Obasanjo Loses Grip (AngolaPress)

Nigeria immunity to be challenged (

An Opponent of 3rd Term, Ogbulafor, Rises From the Dead (

Peter stops Maskaev to win WBC heavyweight title (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Visa Racketeering - SFU Beams Searchlight On American Embassy (

Yar Adua - I'll Restore Our Party Founders' Dream (

Texans' Okoye organizes relief mission to Nigeria (Houston Chronicle)

Saturday, March 08, 2008

Nigeria ruling party in key talks (AngolaPress)

Nigeria immunity to be challenged (AngolaPress)

World indoor athletics: US win two gold, Nigeria one (New Kerala)

World indoor athletics: US win two gold, Nigeria one (IANS via Yahoo! India News)

Nigeria ruling party in key talks (BBC News)

U.S. wins 2 golds, Nigeria lands 1 at athletics indoor worlds (People's Daily)

Friday, March 07, 2008

West Africa: Cameroun - Nigeria Cooperation on Shared-Boundary Oil Fields Under Discussion (

Africa: Namibians in Nigeria (

Nigeria oil-delta rebel sees govt threat to peace (Mail and Guardian)

Nigeria immunity to be challenged (BBC News)

Nigeria to Import Heavy Crude Oil From Venezuela, Punch Reports (

Country Envoy Robbed in S'African Hotel (

Country Urged to Restrain Israel (

Processing, Packaging Facilities to Be Improved (

Taiwanese Firm to Buy Country's Cassava (

ANPP Calls for Redeployment of Kogi Police Chief (

Celtel Commits $1bn to Quality Improvement (

FRCN Commissions FM Radio for Hausa Listeners in Kaduna (

Bad Fuel - Oando to Drag Gunvor Before International Court (

SON to Help Country Achieve Vision 2020 (

Communities Want Lectures On Pipeline Vandalisation (

The Ibadan Torture Centre (

Scarcity of Licensing Materials Deliberate, Says FRSC (

Ezeogu Storms Mexico With National Flags (

Celtel Apologises to Subscribers (

Eriks Repositions Country Operation (

World Indoors - Fasuba, Idoko On Threshold of History (

Thursday, March 06, 2008

Okafor Wants Change in NFA (

Analysis: Nigeria oil sees end in 43 years (UPI)

Gunvor Absolves Self of Blame (

Think Tank Inaugurates Constitution Review Committee (

Country Still a Major Transit Point for Illicit Drugs-NCB (

Cattails Smother Livelihoods of Farmers and Fishermen in Jigawa State (

Firm Gets Certificate Over Parboiled Rice (

NIGERIA: Cattails smother livelihoods of farmers and fishermen in Jigawa State (AlertNet)

Starcomms Targets 5m Subscribers (

FRCN Yola Gets New GM (

Caught in the Act? (

Country to Be Self-Sufficient in Sugar By 2011- Bello (

NIGERIA: Cattails smother livelihoods of farmers and fishermen in Jigawa State (IRIN)

I Will Be a Square Peg - Prof Alkali (

Nicon - Court to Decide On FG's Botched Deal Today (

Why We Left Team Nigeria - Okereke-Onyiuke (

Elumelu Dedicates Award to Nigerian Youths (

Fuel Scarcity Looms Over PEF's Non-Payment of Bridging Claims (

'Maternal, Infant Health Central to MDGs' (

FEC Approves $27.17m IFAD Loan (

Zinox Raises Investments to Meet Expectations (

We'll Tap, Harness Youth Talents-Uduaghan (

Adobe Set for Relaunch (

Chinese Bank Partners Oceanic On Export, Trade Financing (

West Africa: Narcotics - UN Report Indicts Nigeria, Senegal, Others (

Apply $35m Basa Fund to Manpower Training, FG Urged (

Nigeria ex-governor halts probe (AngolaPress)

MEND Chief Charged With Treason (

Wednesday, March 05, 2008


Pakistan, Nigeria Discuss Increasing Economic Cooperation (Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 News)

Narcotics: UN Report Indicts Nigeria, Senegal, Others (This Day)

Nigeria unveils charges against rebel chiefs (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Rotary brings polio vaccine to Nigeria (

GSM - House Demands Operators' Investment Inflow (

Mosend Gives Mobil Exxon 21-Day Ultimatum (

My Generation Has Failed Nigera - Danjuma (

Nigeria charges oil delta rebel Okah with treason (AlertNet)

Christian Youths Attack CAN Chairman (

Kidnapped Foreign Worker Released in Nigeria (Voice of America)

Appeal Court Verdict - a Seal On Hope? (

Time to Tackle Sea Violence (

Nigeria Sanctions Dutch Firm Over Bad Fuel - AFP (Nasdaq)

PLSG Seeks Court's Permission to Auction FG Property (

NLC, FG in Talks Over Health Care Deductions (

Group Condemns 24 Police Trainees' Dismissal Over HIV (

Access Bank to Open Branches in Zambia, UK (

Moves to Return Nicon, Country Re to Ibrahim Stalled (

German hostage reported freed in Nigeria (Deutsche Welle)

Etranzact Sponsors Regional Banking Conference (

German released after 12-hour kidnap in Nigeria (Times of Malta)

German Kidnapped in Nigeria Released (San Francisco Chronicle)

Mobil Confirms Oil Spill in a-Ibom (

FG Bans Swiss Firm Over Adulterated Fuel Importation (

German kidnapped in Nigeria released (AP via Yahoo! News)

FG Stalls Return of Nicon to Ibrahim (

German man reported kidnapped in Nigeria (Deutsche Welle)

Hostage released after kidnap in Nigeria (TVNZ)

German released after 12-hour kidnap in Nigeria (AlertNet)

German released after 12-hour kidnap in Nigeria (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Moves to Return NICON, Nigeria Re to Ibrahim Stalled (This Day)

UMC International Dinner Series kicks off, with Nigeria (Crookston Daily Times)

Transcorp Will Continue to Manage Nigeria Telecom (

Pfizer exec gets bail in Nigeria trial over drug (AlertNet)

Pfizer exec gets bail in Nigeria trial over drug (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

$20bn Investment in Delta Will Boost Economy - Shell (

FAO Invests N47.2bn (

Why Country Has Not Started Nuclear Plant -NNRA (

Police Introduce E-Policing (

NFA to Meet Globacom Over Berti Vogts (

Boundary Demarcation On Course - Minister (

Govt Set for Int'l Agric Show (

UDPATE 3-German construction worker seized in Nigeria delta (AlertNet)

Police: Foreign worker kidnapped in Nigeria (

Angry Youths Attack CAN Chairman (

NMA Calls for State of Emergency in Health Sector (

Contaminated Fuel - Mobil Complies With DPR Directives (

PDP Seeks Yuguda's Return (

Nigeria Police: Foreign Worker Kidnapped (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

'Cross dresser' jailed in Nigeria (BBC News)

FG Not Realistic Over Judiciary Workers' Plight - NBA Chairman (

Fire Kills 43 Persons in Abuja (

Ironsi Fury - APGA Demands Apology (

Peugeot Invests N3.5b in Sedan (

Super Eagles Confront Black Stars Again! (

SON Declares War On Substandard Products (

Man O' War Warns Imposters (

Nigeria/Niger Boundary Demarcation on Course – Minister (This Day)

The Police Equipment Fund Shame (

Companies Mobilise for Abuja Summit (

Nigeria poll row taken to court (News 24 South Africa)

Nigeria`s Buhari renews challenge (AngolaPress)

Nigeria Official:Solution In Sight To Pwr Supply Problem-AFP (Nasdaq)

Monday, March 03, 2008

Liberia: 200 AFLSoldiers to Begin Warfare Courses in Nigeria (

Transcorp Will Continue To Manage Nigeria Telecom-Government Min (Nasdaq)

Adeniji Replaces Annan in Kenya Talks (

Bukar Ibrahim Wants More Support for Hockey (

Afren Signs Production Sharing Contracts for Nigeria Gas Projects (Rigzone)

Obasanjo, an Asset to Country, Says Ogbeha (

Robbers Shoot Customs Officer in Ilorin (

'Low Per Capita Income, a Challenge to Country' - Rating Agency (

Nigeria's Qua Iboe crude loading delayed -traders (Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News)

Northern Governors Urge Buhari, Atiku to Drop Suit (

2007 Elections - Inec And the Show of Shame (

Celtel, Rim Launch Blackberry Solution (

Network Congestion - MTN, Celtel to Pay N5bn Fine (

Deregulation Will Woo Foreign Investors - MTN CEO (

Reflections - Copy, Beg Not China (

U.S. Tasks Country On Electoral Reforms (

NB Sends 10 Artists to Holland (

Country Has Very Strong Balance Sheet, Says S&P (

Nets for Life Initiative, Antidote to Malaria Epidemic (

Railway Partners States On Mass Transit Train System (

NUJ to Re-Present Bill to N/Assembly (

Nigeria's Buhari renews challenge (BBC News)

MTN, Celtel to Refund N4.7bn to Subscribers (

Sweetener Coy to Gulp $3.4b (

Trade Fairs Led to Collapse of Agricultural Shows - NAF (

Election - Buhari Goes to Supreme Court (

Kojo Asks Iroha to Resign (

Minister Decries High Maternal Mortality (

Liberia: Foreign Minister Heads Gov't Delegation To Nigeria (

Maitama Sule's Gospel of Unity (

UNIDO, SMEDAN Sign MOU On Industrial Centres (

Idoko,Ekpukpon Win in Germany (

2nd Vanguard Annual Banking Award Holds April (

MEND Contacts NBA Over Okah (

Country Elected Into African Ministers Bureau (

Jamiu Returns as Pgan Boss (

All ANPP Members in Zamfara Are My Boys-Yarima (

Anti-Graft - Civil Society Perspectives (

Hajj Commission Partners NTDC on Religious Tourism (

Nigeria Pres' Election Victory Challenge Taken To Supreme Court (Nasdaq)

Kano Can Condemns Church Demolition (

In Nigeria's ornate brand of English, Victorian words dance with African grammar (Arizona Daily Star)

b0608 BC-Nigeria-English-o! 03-03 0862 (Hays Daily News)

Buhari Files Appeal (

Sunday, March 02, 2008

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-03-03 01:28 GMT: China's Sinoma wins 1.6 bln usd Nigeria cement EPC contract (Interactive Investor)

Obasanjo, an Asset to Nigeria, Says Ogbeha (This Day)

Nigeria Has Very Strong Balance Sheet, Says S&P (This Day)

p0635 BC-Nigeria-English-o! 03-02 0885 (Hays Daily News)

In Nigeria's ornate brand of English, Victorian words dance with African grammar (Charleston Daily Mail)

Nigerians' English goes its own way (AP via Yahoo! News)

Metro Line for Abuja, Lagos Soon - President Yar'Adua (

Saturday, March 01, 2008

Gunmen attack police, politician's home in restive southern Nigeria (Times & Transcript)

Gunmen attack police, politician's home in restive southern Nigeria (CNews)

Amnesty International Asks Nigeria To Let Accused Militant See Atty-AFP (Nasdaq)

Kidnapped children released in police (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria oil hub targeted in night attack, one hurt (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

China's Sinoma wins $1.6b EPC contract in Nigeria (Reuters via Yahoo! Malaysia News)

Nigeria oil hub targeted in night attack, one hurt (AlertNet)

Nigeria oil hub targeted (TVNZ)

Nigeria oil hub targeted in night attack (Mail and Guardian)

Eleven die in road crash in northeast Nigeria (SABC News)

Nigeria oil hub targeted in night attack - source (AlertNet)

Nigeria oil hub targeted in night attack: sources (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

China's Sinoma wins $1.6b EPC contract in Nigeria (Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News)

Friday, February 29, 2008

Amnesty International Exposes Appalling Failure of Nigeria's Criminal Justice System (Amnesty International)

Birth of a Movement to Fight Corruption (

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