Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for June 2008

Sunday, June 29, 2008

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-06-29 18:30 Brazil's Petrobras to pump oil in Nigeria with Total and Chevron from July 21 (Interactive Investor)

Attacks in Nigeria, higher prices at the pump (International Herald Tribune)

Aghahowa wants Nigeria spot back (BBC News)

As U.S. Advises FG Against Military Option, Jonathan, Oil State Govs Parley Over Niger Delta Summit (

Fighting for cash in Nigeria (Los Angeles Times)

Saturday, June 28, 2008

One Reason Gas Is Emptying Your Wallet: Nigeria (New York Times)

Brazil's Petrobras ready to pump oil in Nigeria (Channel NewsAsia)

Brazil's Petrobras ready to pump oil in Nigeria (TODAYonline)

Brazil's Petrobras ready to pump oil in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Polio on the rise in Nigeria (News 24 South Africa)

Nigeria's IGI plans $2 bln African expansion (Khaleej Times)

Nigeria's IGI plans $2 bln African expansion (The Economic Times)

Polio on the rise in north Nigerian state (AFP via Yahoo! News)

How to Build a New Nigeria (This Day)

Former Nigeria captain Okocha retires from international football (People's Daily)

Friday, June 27, 2008

Nigeria must develop delta to save oil sector-union (AlertNet)

Nigeria Militant Group Offers Cease-fire (CBS News)

Inconsistency Hinders Growth of Tourism -Expert (

I Played Through Pain - Yobo (

Way Out of Unemployment, by VC (

Transcorp Signs N600 Billion Deal for Ten New Hotels (

Minister Wants Implementation of Nigeria-Venezuela Bilateral Agreements (

Why Gambari Shouldn't Chair N-Delta Summit-Aremu (

Impeachment - CNPP Condemns Yar'Adua's Attempt to Save Nyako (

Why Niger Delta Summit is Crucial - Orubebe (

'Nigeria Produces 7 Million Tonnes of Cement Annually' (

Country Saves N7.5bn Through Dicon (

Agric SEC Shuts Down Meat Company (

Stakeholders Commend Spring Bank Interim Management Board (

NIS Issues E-Passport in London (

Country Gets N554 Million Aid From Japan to Improve Broadcasting Wave (

Nigeria's long road to Beijing (FIFA)

Country Flared $72bn Gas in 36 Years, Says NGA (

Nigeria needs $85bn to fix power (AngolaPress)

Katsina - Badea Donates $18m for Farming (

"Rice Importation is a Palliative Measure" (

Country Loses $72bn to Gas Flaring (

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Nigeria Loses $72bn to Gas Flaring (This Day)

Nigeria seeks Zimbabwe poll delay (Channel 4)

Nigeria calls on Zimbabwe to postpone presidential run-off election (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Zimbabwe should halt election (Las Vegas Sun)

Nigeria calls on Zimbabwe to postpone election (AlertNet)

Zimbabwe should halt election (The Post-Standard)

Nigeria calls on Zimbabwe to postpone elections (San Francisco Chronicle)

Nigeria urges vote be postponed (Denver Post)

Zimbabwe should halt election (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria calls for postponement of run-off election in Zimbabwe (

How to Obtain National Housing Fund Loan (

Nimet Organises Performance Workshop for New Staff (

Yobe Team Decries Lack of Funds (

I Have No Regrets - Okocha (

Expert Tasks CBN On Banks' Financial Year (

NBA Promised a Plot of Land in Abuja (

NFA Raises N1.7 Billion (

Kunchi Chairman Pledges Support for Kano Team (

Kano Community to Benefit From IEM Nigeria-Niger Project (

Nigeria needs $85bn to fix power (BBC News)

Fix Economy With External Reserves, Pengassan Tells FG (

'Country Lost N1.06tr to Waivers, Concessions' (

World Cyber Games Debuts (

For the Attention of Mr President (

Civil Society Seeks Partnership With EFCC (

EFCC Arrests Aviation Contractor (

We'll Resist Anti-House Forces - NLC (

Transcorp to Host Hilton MEA President (

The North As Baghdad (

Lamidi Ariyibi Adedibu (1927-2008) (

INEC- Parties, NBA Want Yar'Adua's Power to Appoint Chair Curbed (

ITAN Presents Certificates to Os-Cisi Partners (

Life in My City - the Success Story of a Private Partnership Deal (

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

‘Nigeria Lost N1.06tr to Waivers, Concessions’ (This Day)

Nigeria militants say prevented army raid (Deepika)

Maltese man kidnapped in Nigeria released (Malta Star)

Nigeria militants say prevented army raid (AlertNet)

The Many Ugly Heads of Corruption (

Insurance Sector to Contribute 5 Percent to Gdp - Naicom Boss (

Use Excess Crude Revenue for Infrastructure (

My Plans for Kaduna State (

Democracy Day - Which Date is More Appropriate? (

Nigeria army clashes with suspected Bonga attackers (AlertNet)

At least 6 dead in Nigeria oil gang clashes (AFP via Yahoo! News)

13 Institutions Approved for Nuclear Energy Programme (

Omatek Becomes 1st Computer Coy to List in Stock Exchange (

Nigeria to send around 800 peacekeepers to Somalia (AlertNet)

Maltese oil worker freed in ministry (AFP via Yahoo! News)

EFCC Boss Vows to Repeat SFU Feat (

Electoral Reform - CAN, Women Groups Seek 2-Party System (

Fitch Affirms Country's BB- Ratings (

German Ambassador Pledges Support for EFCC (

Gilat Satcom Reinforces Its Nonstop Satellite Communications in Nigerian Market (

Tackling the Problem of a Weak Party System (

UNICEF Gets N940m to Combat Malaria, Polio (

Maltese Oil Worker Freed In Nigeria - Foreign Ministry (Nasdaq)

Maltese kidnapped in Nigeria freed (di-ve)

Revealed - How Aviation Contracts Were Inflated (

'Why S-East Suffers Infastructural, Human Resource Deficits' (

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Shell restarts Nigeria's Bonga offshore production (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Shell resumes Nigeria field production (Financial Times)

Nigeria to seek 90-day truce before Delta summit: mediator (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Oil prices above $138 as market eyes Nigeria supply disruptions, Iran sanctions (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Oil prices steady as market eyes Nigeria (The Washington Times)

Oil prices above $138 as market eyes Nigeria supply disruptions, Iran sanctions (Canadian Business)

Oil Rises as U.S. Dollar Drops, Nigeria Strike Threatens Output (

Oil Prices Rise On Nigeria Concerns (CBS News)

Nigeria probes missing air cash (BBC News)

Oil prices steady as market eyes Nigeria (Washington Post)

Bonga Attack - FG Orders Heightened Security for Oil Faci (

Fuel Scarcity Looms in S'west, Kogi, Edo (

Youths Ask Governors to Provide Empowerment Projects (

Nigeria lean on African queen (FIFA)

NLC, NBA Make Case for Electoral Crimes Commission (

Oil prices steady as market eyes Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria concerns keep oil at $137 (

Oil rises on modest Saudi increase, Nigeria concerns (Pioneer Press)

Singapore: Oil Prices Steady Near $137 As Market Eyes Nigeria Supply Disruptions, Iran Sanctions (Sin Chew Jit Poh)

Monday, June 23, 2008

Oil rallies on Nigeria unrest (Adelaide Now)

Crisis meeting over Nigeria oil attacks (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Oil rallies on Nigeria unrest (Daily Telegraph)

Chevron Says Nigeria Staff Declared Strike Monday (Rigzone)

Oil rallies on Nigeria unrest (Perth Now)

Oil rises on disappointment over modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Oil prices rise on disappointment over modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Oil rises on disappointment over modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (Canadian Business)

Oil rises on modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Oil rallies on Nigeria unrest, ignores Saudi pledge (AFP via Yahoo! News)

CPA Secretary Regrets Country's Backwardness, Chides Leaders (

Oil rises on modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! Singapore News)

Democracy's Latest Danger (

Africa: With Nigeria through, Mali looks next to advance (International Herald Tribune)

Oil rises on modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (UPDATED: 8:42 a.m.) (The Record)

Oil rises on modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Oil rises on modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (San Francisco Chronicle)

Oil rises on modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! Philippines News)

Oil rises on modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (Boston Herald)

Oil rises on modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (Washington Post)

Galaxy Hosts Public Sector ICT Infrastructure Forum (

How N16.6bn Aviation Fund Was Spent (

Bakassi - the Problem of Resettling a Distraught People (

NIS Launches E-Passport in UK Tomorrow (

Oil Rises as Saudi Pledge Fails to Ease Nigeria Supply Concern (

Oil rises on modest Saudi increase, Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria/Ghana: Lack of Sound Structure, Bane of Nigeria's Sports - Obienu (

Explaining Country's Stock Market Scare (ii) (

Nirec Calms Religious Frayed Nerves (

Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort Voila! (

Bakassi - Country, Cameroon to Collaborate On Security (

Russia Plans More Investment in Country (

Deji Vows to Outlive Nightmares at Mobil Championships (

Minister to Defend CEDAW Bill in UN (

Interest Rate - a Slide to the Ugly Past? (

WAMCO Collaborates OACNC on Vitamin a Campaign (

How Falling Education Standard Affects Optometery Profession (

Tension in the Prisons, Wardens Threaten Riot (

Amodu Moves Olofinjana Up (

Nigeria militants vow ceasefire in delta (

High-profile rebel group in Nigeria declares ceasefire (Deutsche Welle)

Sunday, June 22, 2008

‘Past Leaders Hindered Nigeria’s Leadership in Africa’ (This Day)

Russia Plans More Investment in Nigeria (This Day)

Bakassi: Nigeria, Cameroon to Collaborate on Security (This Day)

Fears of oil price rises as attacks in Nigeria offset gains at summit (Times Online)

Nigeria militant group offers cease-fire (The Post-Standard)

Primate of Nigeria vows to rescue Anglican church from crisis over sexuality (Daily Telegraph)

Nigeria militant group offers cease-fire (The Kansas City Star)

Nigeria's main militant group offers cease-fire (KRON 4 Bay Area)

Nigeria militant group offers cease-fire (Boston Globe)

Nigeria Rebel Group MEND Declares Unilateral Ceasefire -Email (Nasdaq)

Nigeria militants vow ceasefire in delta (AlertNet)

Nigeria militant group offers cease-fire (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria/Equatorial Guinea: Eagles Thrash Equatorial Guinea 2 - 0 (

Nigeria/Equatorial Guinea: Super Eagles Through to Next Round (

Nigeria first into final phase of the African qualifiers (International Herald Tribune)

Best is yet to come, vows Nigeria coach Amodu (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria oil pipeline `attacked` (AngolaPress)

Expert: Nigeria's oil reserves to dry up in 43 years (People's Daily)

Chevron shuts onshore production in Nigeria (

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Nigeria Thrash Equatorial Guinea 2 - 0 (This Day)

World Cup: Nigeria qualify for final phase (ESPN

Nigeria first into next phase of qualifiers (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

Nigeria reach second phase (BBC News)

Nigeria/Equatorial Guinea: Yak, Ike Shoot Nigeria to Second Round (


Nigeria win World Cup group after 2-0 home triumph (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

Nigeria win group (FIFA)

Nigeria Super Eagles soar in World Cup qualifiers (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria win World Cup group after 2-0 home triumph (SABC News)

Chevron says pipeline breached in Nigeria (Boston Herald)

Chevron says pipeline breached in Nigeria (Detroit News)

Chevron oil pipeline attacked in Nigeria, media reports say (Market Watch)

Chevron says pipeline breached in Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria loses another 120,000 bpd after pipeline attack: industry (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Chevron says pipeline breached in Nigeria (The Post-Standard)

Chevron production in Nigeria disrupted (CNN Money)

Nigeria loses 120,000 bpd after pipeline attack: industry (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Militants hit Chevron oil pipeline in Nigeria (AlertNet)

Nigeria launches $10bn oil spree (AngolaPress)

Nigeria/Equatorial Guinea: Super Eagles On the Brink (

Security at Oil Field Is Ordered Tightened After Attack (New York Times)

Friday, June 20, 2008

Fresh Outbreak Of Polio Emerges In Nigeria (

Oil prices jump on rising Iran-Israel tensions, Nigeria (Philippine Daily Inquirer)

Fresh Outbreak Of Polio Emerges In Nth Nigeria (

Oil jumps on rising Iran-Israel tensions, Nigeria (Reuters via Yahoo! Canada News)

Ruling On $40bn Suit Against Mobil Now July 22 (

Tougher security needed for Nigeria's offshore oil (AlertNet)

Yar'Adua's AGF - Whose Interest? (

Nigeria launches $10bn oil spree (BBC News)

Tougher security needed for Nigeria's offshore oil (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Low Quality Personnel, Bane of Police - Osayande (

Nigeria 'shock' after oil attack (BBC News)

Nigeria Fin Min: Oil Output Now 1.8 Million B/D On Attacks- Paper (Nasdaq)

Mend Attacks Shell's Bonga Offshore Platform (

Another $5,000 Peak Milk Offer to Eagles (

Raid cuts Nigeria oil production (Tucson Citizen)

Militants Attack Shell's Bonga Field (

Nigeria's foreign reserves rise to $60.8 bln (People's Daily)

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Anglican conference moves to Israel after Archbishop of Nigeria ban (Times Online)

Nigeria attack stops Shell's Bonga oil (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)

Nigeria militants release U.S. hostage (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria to draw $5 billion from crude fund for power (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Futures Movers: Oil gains after attack closes oil platform in Nigeria (Market Watch)

Nigeria rebels claim responsibility for Shell attack (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria attack stops Shell's Bonga offshore oil (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Shell halts production at 200,000-barrel-per-day oil field in Nigeria after militant attack (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)

AICA, the Trial of Dakart at Goethe Institute (

Attack Shuts Down Nigeria Oil Platform (CBS News)

Oil prices slip despite attack in Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria's foreign reserves rise to 60.8 billion dollars (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Oil Field Shut After Attack (Time Magazine)

Bakassi Resettlement Committee Demands N6bn (

Nigeria Oil Unrest (KATC 3 Lafayette)

Nigeria Oil Unrest (KRON 4 Bay Area)

Aliyu Pledges N10.5m for 210 SMEDAN Entrepreneurship Trainees (

Shell shuts Nigeria oil field after attack (

Oil prices hit $137 after fresh Nigeria outage (AFP via Yahoo! News)

France, Country Sign Pact On Power (

Nimasa And Security of Life At Sea (

Oil falls below $136 as Nigeria strike averted (Khaleej Times)

Power - PHCN Workers Threaten Strike Over Emergency (

Suleja Prisons, Where Baby Sins for Mum (

Oil falls below $136 as Nigeria strike averted (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

France, Nigeria Sign Pact on Power (This Day)

Nigeria wait on ill pair, eye early progress (Deepika)

Deputy Secretary-General Meets Country's Deputy Foreign Minister (

Summary Box: Oil rises on Nigeria strike threat (The Post-Standard)

Oil rises on Nigeria strike threat (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Summary Box: Oil rises on Nigeria strike threat (San Francisco Chronicle)

Oil rises on Nigeria strike threat (SABC News)

Summary Box: Oil rises on Nigeria strike threat (AP via Yahoo! News)

Oil rebounds from early losses on drop in fuel supplies, Nigeria jitters (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)

Teachers Give FG 7-Day Ultimatum Over Salary Structure (

Chinese firm says funding stalling Nigeria's rail project (TODAYonline)

Chinese firm says funding stalling Nigeria's rail project (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria wait on ill pair, eye early progress (ESPN

Country Worst Hit By Food Crisis - Yar'Adua (

Nigeria wait on ill pair, eye early progress (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

Bakassi - Raid And Injury (

Nigeria Oil Union Wants to Avoid Chevron Strike (Rigzone)

Oil rises on Nigeria supply concerns (Financial Times)

Pilgrims Want Hajj Commission Investigated (

Electoral Reformforces Academics, Journalists Into Alliance (

Teachers Issue Another 7-Day Ultimatum (

NCC Impounds N29m Worth of Goods (

Chinese Co: Lack Of Nigeria Government Funding Stalling Rail Project (Nasdaq)

Interior Minister Inaugurates Expatriate Quota Committee (

Nigeria`s oil watchdog suspended (AngolaPress)

Why Teachers Should Be Heard!!! (

30 Injured As Police And Villagers Clash Over Samuel Peter's Money (

NNPC Probe - Reps Reject Sponsorship From CSOs (

FRSC Orders Registration of Driving School Operators (

Police - Change Beyond Uniform Desired (

No More Coup in Country (

Telecoms Active Subscriber Base Hits 47m (

TSS - Teachers Plan Total Strike Next Week (

Demographic Survey - Traditional Rulers Not Exempted - NPC (

Chukwuma Blames Exam Malpractice on Corruption (

Teachers Give FG Fresh Ultimatum (

NNPC Probe - House Rejects External Sponsorship (

First Lady Seeks UNESCO Partnership On Literacy (

Varsity Enrolment Target Advised (

Uduaghan is Repositioning Delta - Commissioner (

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Nigeria’s Telecoms Active Subscriber Base Hits 47m (This Day)

Nigeria probes award of oil blocks (Financial Times)

NFA Supports Tinapa Invitational Fiesta (

Nigeria pledges 50 million dlrs to fight desertification (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria/Equatorial Guinea: Country Girls for Equitorial Guinea Team (

Luya Warns NFA Critics (

PHCN - Festac Residents Re-Affirm Commitment to Disregard Bills (

Automation Management System for Abuja, Kano,P-Harcourt Airports (

'Nascon Back to Business' (

Customs Wants Security Agencies at Ports Reduced (

Corrupt Judges Must Go - Kutigi (

Why Cancer is on the Rise in Nigeria (

Panic over delayed rainfall grips northern Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Let Our Scholars Rise Against Injustice (

Muslim Lawyers Hold Conference (

Kidnappers Cripple Economy of South-South, South-East - Kalu (

Edo Govt Berates NLC VP's Comment on Poll's Tribunal (

Telecoms Subscribers Want Tariff Reduction - Survey (

Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. Signs International Distributor to Market PetroLuxus(TM) Products in Nigeria (Centre Daily Times)

Why PDP Must Rule Forever (

Nigeria's oil watchdog suspended (BBC News)

Nigeria oil watchdog suspended (BBC News)

Ghana Hits Abuja for Falconets (

Theft - Police Exonerate NITEL's Auditor (

40,125 Inmates in Nigerian Prisons - NPS (

Nigeria/South Africa: S'Africa 2010 - FIFA Scraps Head-to-Head Rule (

Kutigi Warns New Judges Against Corruption (

Everton's Yobo scores to give Nigeria their third victory (The Star)

Infection and Cancer - Intervention is Key (

Robbery - Court Grants Onyia Bail (

Indian firm to develop Urea gas project in Nigeria's Ogun State (People's Daily)

Monday, June 16, 2008

Students set school bus, buildings on fire in Nigeria (People's Daily)

ANPP Blasts Jigawa's N689 Million School Fence Plan (

Nigeria investigates awarding of oil exploration contracts (GMA News)

Nigeria To Audit '07 Oil Bids; Official Put On Leave (Nasdaq)

Council Decries State of Pharmacy (

ANPP Lauds Waziri's Appointment As EFCC Boss (

Yobo, Kanu Dedicated to Nigeria's Cause (

Ministry to Reposition Tourism (

Ipman Tasks FG On Repair of Lagos/Benin Highway (

Angola: Oil Production - Country Beats Nigeria Again (

Reps Allege - NSE Manipulates Share Prices (

U -17 World Cup - Fifa Praises Country (

What Has Happiness Got to Do With Suffering Nigerians? (

France Volume of Trade in Country Hits 2.4 Billion Euros (

Third victory in a row for Nigeria (International Herald Tribune)

Country Wins Islamic Competition in Iran (

Tinubu Accuses Obj of Betraying Abiola (

Mother of All Strike On the Way, Enugu NUT Boss Warns (

Telecoms Subscribers Insist On Tariff Reduction -Survey (

CNPP Laments Collapse of Education (

Oil & Gas Development, Country's Loss, Angola's Gain (

'Muslim Investors Not Keen About Islamic Banking' (

France, Nigeria Trade Hits 2.4bn Euros (

NAHCO Invests U.S. $6 Million On Equipment (

ANPP Chieftain Defends Yuguda's Policies (

Hajj Operators Advised to Harmonise Operations (

'Health Insurance Scheme to Gulp N646.8bn' (

N37.4 Million Scam Hits National Assembly (

FIFA Passes Ijebu-Ode Stadium (

NPC Partners Unifem, Oxfam GB for Improved Aid Efficiency (

1st Aniversary - the Road Less Travelled (

Bakassi - 'Ita-Giwa Wants War' (

E-Passport Applicants Encourage Corruption (

'How to Tackle Maternal Mortality' (

Aja-Nwachukwu Misled Yar'Adua - NUT (

Book On Justice Onu for Launch (

Kogi - Audu Gets Tribunal's Nod to Hire Forensic Expert (

Is Indomie's Dominance Still Pronounced in Local Market? (

I Want to Join PDP (

Yar'Adua to Declare Emergency in Power Sector July (

Nigeria's Globacom Gets License For Mobile Phone Service In Ghana (Nasdaq)

NUT Ends Strike - Blames Nwachukwu for Ill Advice (

Corruption - UK Calls for Independence of EFCC (

Edo Election Must Not Be Another June 12-NLC Official (

Against Some Country Rulers (

Kolade Oshinowo, 60 - Conversation Around Arts, Culture Administration (

Sunday, June 15, 2008

France, Nigeria Trade Hits 2.4bn Euros (This Day)

Vodacom Regrets Pulling out of Nigeria (This Day)

Yobo rides to Nigeria's rescue again (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

Nigeria/Equatorial Guinea: Yobo Wins It For Eagles - Again (

Yobo scores again as Nigeria win in World Cup qualifier (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

Yobo scores again for Nigeria (FIFA)

Yobo stars again as Nigeria keep winning (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria dominate in Group 4 (BBC News)

Nigeria stay hot (FIFA)

Shagari Okays Plan to Reconcile Yar'Adua, Buhari, Atiku (

Why Niger Delta is Against Gambari's Appointment (

Military, No Threat to Democracy, Says Army Chief (

Firm Votes N82bn for Gas Gathering (

A view from Nigeria (Mail and Guardian)

Nigeria/Equatorial Guinea: Minnows Weekend Inspires Equatorial Guinea (

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Yar'Adua to Declare National Power Emergency Next Month (

China helps Nigeria develop communication technology (People's Daily)

Friday, June 13, 2008

Expect State of Emergency Declaration in Power Sector By July, President Yar'Adua Assures (

Rapid subsea project for Aker Solutions in Nigeria (Oil Online)

Moji Obasanjo, Bank Trade Blame Over N29m (

Fifa happy with Nigeria progress (BBC News)

France, Country Sign Accord (

Defence - Nigeria, UK Sign MOU On Capacity Building (

CBN - Foreign Banks Free to Invest in Country (

CBN Clarifies Policy On Foreign Investors in Banks (

One Year After, Yar'Adua's Seven-Point Agenda Bereft of Any Proper Road Map (

Nigeria and South Africa in control (FIFA)

Oil dips as dollar gains counter Nigeria supply fears (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Oil steadies above $136, eyes Nigeria strike threat (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Oil falls below $136, eyes Nigeria strike threat (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Nigeria, UK Sign Military Cooperation Agreement (Nasdaq)

Yar’Adua: FG’ll Raise Nigeria’s Crude Oil Capacity to 4m bpd (This Day)

CBN: Foreign Banks Free to Invest in Nigeria (This Day)

Defence: Nigeria, UK Sign MoU on Capacity Building (This Day)

France, Nigeria Sign Accord (This Day)

Nigeria President Pledges to Double Oil Output by 2010 (Rigzone)

Nigeria Announces Committee For Niger Delta Peace Summit (Nasdaq)

Oil rises on Nigeria strike threat (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Summary Box: Oil rebounds on Nigeria, technicals (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Nigeria draws up plans for Niger Delta peace summit (AlertNet)

Education Should Be Our National Priority Says Adeojo (

UNN Gets 3 Alumni Associations in Abuja (

France, Nigeria sign strategic partnership deal (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Bauchi is Ready for Fifa - LOC Chairman (

France, Nigeria Sign Strategic Partnership Deal (Nasdaq)

US-Based Agencies Commit $43m to Higher Education (

Report Berates On Children (

Bakassi Boils Again, 300 Citizens Declared Missing (

Sierra Leone: Coming to Nigeria - My Impressions (

CBN Gives Approval for Foreign Banks to Operate (

Nigeria's best-known political grandee dies: report (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Firm Introduces Video-Conferencing (

The Financial Sector And Looting of Public Treasury (

Chams Adopts New Name, Set for NSE (

'Qualifying for Beijing is My Target' (

UNICEF Tasks Stakeholders Child's Rights Act, Ube Act (

Downward Trend - NSE DG Speaks On Capital Market Today (

Onye Backs Siasia Over Mikel (

Fifa Assures Kaduna Over Sub-Seat (

Netizen Talks About Human Being That Carries the City in Him... Ike Francis (

Ogoja, Okuku Residents Protest Power Outage (

C/River Tribunal - Perspectives of a Flawed Verdict (

Reforms of Finance Houses - Operators Refute CBN (

Bayelsa, Gateway Drawn for Opening Match (

Global Food Crisis - Don Calls On Niae to Brace Up to Challenges (

The Tortuos Journey of June 12 - Opadokun (

Yobo Eyes More Clean Sheets, Hails Ayila (

IHS Set to Hit Thenigerian Stock Exchange (

The Relics of June 12 (

FG Protests Death of Nigerian Student in S. Africa (

FEC Okays N38.28bn W'bank Loan for Roads (

Saint Mohammed Sani Abacha (

NSCDC to Flush Out Quack Security Outfit (

Industrialist Emphasises Sectorial Development As Critical for National Growth (

'How Credit Bureau Services Can Grow Nigeria's Economy' (

Pirates Terrorize Nigeria?s Fishing Fleet (New York Times)

Pirates terrorize Nigeria's fishing fleet (International Herald Tribune)

Ex-Rover Odejayi makes Nigeria debut (Gazette)

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Report Berates Nigeria on Children (This Day)

Pirates now go after Nigeria's little fish (International Herald Tribune)

Addax Snags Shallow Water Exploration License in Nigeria (Rigzone)

Babangida Aliyu Extends Olive Branch to David Umaru (

Minister Identifies Policy Reforms As Key to Continuity (

June 12: Why We're Not Reaping the Gains - Adebanjo (

World Bank Votes N45bn for Country's Roads (

Jisalo's Election - We Would Appeal - ANPP (

Security Operatives Cordon Off Treason Trial Court (

Sydney 2000 - Alli Urges LOC to Award Country Gold Medal (

Kebbi Teachers Withdraw From NUT (

HITV Adds Zee Cinema to Bouquet of Programmes (

Onuesoke Condemns Gambari's Option for Niger Delta Summit (

Ogun Govt, Chinese Consortium Partner On Free Trade Zone (

Should We Be Afraid of Foreign Banks? (i) (

The Cost of June 12 is Country's Stunted Democracy - Utomi (

'Nigeria Needs Over N5 Trillion for Roads' (

Peugeot, BoI Collaborate Over Production of 307 in Country (

If Hillary Were Here (

Information Management Security Exhibition Opens August (

Alberta oil firm worker killed off Nigeria coast (Toronto Star)

Ysfon Restates Commitment to Soccer (

First Bank, Olam, Farmers Co-Operatives Sign N500 Million MOU (

Govt to Lose N117 Billion to Solgas (

FG, NUT Talks Deadlocked (

EU to Fund Project Against Child-Trafficking (

Teachers Begin Strike Today - FG Warns - No Work, No Pay (

Nwokeafor Refutes Statement On Niger Delta (

Country Could Be Oil And Gas Hub in Gulf of Guinea - Addax Boss (

Emperion Team Speaks of Great Opportunities in Market (

Icen Urges Govt, Private Sector to Support SME (

Don Recommends Postdoctoral Training in Varsities (

NASCON Back On Track, Says MD (

Neither May 29 Nor June 12 (

NASCON Has Bounced Back, Says MD (

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Security: Britain Pledges Support for Nigeria (This Day)

World Bank Votes N45bn for Nigeria’s Roads (This Day)

African Military: 34 Countries to Meet in Nigeria (This Day)

Addax Petroleum Announces Another Death in Nigeria (Rigzone)

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-06-10 18:24 Eni declares force majeure for 7,500 barrels/day of Nigeria crude oil (Interactive Investor)

Prisons Service Blames Jail Breaks On Congestion (

Delegation instructed to stay in Nigeria for now (di-ve)

Oyo ANPP - Groaning Under the PDP (

Addax says one oil worker killed in Nigeria attack (AlertNet)

Addax contractor killed in Nigeria robbery (ShareCast via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance)

PHCN - Eko Zone to Pay 12 Per Cent Pay Rise to Workers (

Hope Worldwide Nigeria Receives Usaid Highest Rating (

NUT - FG Moves to Avert Strike (

Holborn Alumni Honour Gani With Scholarship Award (

I Have No Interest in Daily Times - VP (

FG to Meet With Labour Over Wage Demand (

We Didn't Import Arms and Ammunition - Shell (

First Set of Paralegals Graduates (

Citizenship - When Talk is Cheap (

Truth Commission - Late Chuba Okadigbo Wept for Okurama Community (

Commissioner Commends Judiciary (

NLC, Oshiomhole Laud Yar'Adua On Extension of Fuel Price Moratorium (

INEC Must Be Totally Independent to Succeed-Sultan (

World Bank Approves $180mto Help Fight Malaria (

PAN Takes Steps to Produce 307 Sedan (

FG Loses Arbitration to Solgas in London (

Osunbor Expresses Need to Boost Agricultural Productivity (

FG Urges Teachers to Shelve Strike (

Anglican Church Hails Nass On Constitution Amendment (

Monday, June 09, 2008

UBA Acquires Liberty Bank PLC (

Teachers Commence Nationwide Strike Wednesday (

Nigeria's oil unions to meet Chevron to avert strike (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Al-Qaeda Threat - Group Chides Police Ig (

NAFDAC, Group Burn Fake Drugs (

UBA Acquires Liberty Bank (

NULGE Enjoins N' Assembly to Expunge State, LG Joint Accounts From New Constitution (

Celtel Introduces Fixed Payphones, Empowers More Nigerians to Communicate (

Abacha Would Still Have Crushed Abiola, Declares Julius Ihonvbere (

Abacha Planned to Reposition Country - Buhari, IBB (

Nigeria must strike deal in oil rebel trial (Khaleej Times)

NLC Backs Teachers' Strike (

Jimoh Ibrahim Takes Over Nicon, Nigeria-Re (

Elections - Musicians Seek Relevance (

Wellcrete - How Corruption, Policy Changes Ruined Firm (

Why I Invited Ferdinand -Fashola (

Ecobank Offers Free Recharge Cards to New Customers (

Belgore Supports Waziri As EFCC Boss (

May 29 Not On Same Standing With June 12 - Shehu Sani (

Hajj Commission Allocates 85,000 Seats to States (

'NLNG Sold 1,378 Natural Gas Cargoes in 10yrs' (

Saraki, Ibori Pay Tribute to Folawiyo (

Asa Storms Naija for Exclusive Concerts (

Censorship by Broadcasting Outfits Mostly Self-Imposed, Says Jijiwa, CBA President (

CJN Tasks Judges, Swears in Sogbola, NIC Registrar, 5 Others (

Assailants hijack Nigeria vessel with 8 Naval sailors onboard (GMA News)

Tough Challenges for New Anti-Corruption Chief (

Glo Becomes Nigeria's Telecoms Main Export; Opens Service in Benin (

Niger Gov Knows Fate at Election Petition Tribunal Tomorrow (

HiTV win Nigeria Pay TV rights (UEFA News)

From Pan-Africanism to Pan-Atomism (

Abacha Never Stole, Say Buhari, Babangida (

Yar'Adua is Taking His Time -Gabriel Edi (

Igwe Laz Ekwueme - a Man of Art and the Throne (

Sunday, June 08, 2008

‘Nigeria Received $60m Loan from IDB –Perm. Sec. (This Day)

Yobo snatches dramatic winner for lucky Nigeria (Khaleej Times)

Sierra Leone 0-1 Last ditch Yobo (ESPN

Delta unrest casts shadow on Nigeria and world economy (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Senate Seeks Ideal Constitution for Nigeria (This Day)

Nigeria's new anti-graft head pledges war against corruption (People's Daily)

Saturday, June 07, 2008

Nigeria/Sierra Leone: Yobo Secures Eagles Win (

Yobo scores last-gasp winner for Nigeria (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

YSFON Seeks Support to Honour Gen. Yar'Adua (

Banks' Credit to SMEs Hits N204 Billion - Soludo (

Country Can't Be One-Party State - Gen Useni (

Farida Waziri, Right Choice for EFCC Leadership - Rev. Williams (

Second Chinese Film Week Holds in Jos This Week (

Nama, Faan Acts Due for Review (

Amun Forsees Bright Prospects (

God Will Destroy Those After Our Football - Obaseki (

Leaders Mourn Wahab Folawiyo (

Sierra Leone: Big Blow Kallon Out of Nigeria Encounter (

Nigeria/Sierra Leone: Super Eagles Battle Sierra Leone (

Bahrain firm signs gas agreement with Nigeria (MENAFN)

Folawiyo Dies, Buried (

Nigeria Oil Min:Doesn't See More OPEC Oil Or Mtg (INO News)

Nigeria/Sierra Leone: Sani Lulu Upbeat (

Sierra Leone/Sierra Leone Sure of Victory Against Eagles (

Nigeria to select Athletics team for Beijing Olympics (People's Daily)

Friday, June 06, 2008

Nigeria Signs Gas Exploration Deal with Indian, Bahraini Companies (Rigzone)

Catholic Seminary Faces Closure Over Food Crisis (

NLNG's Tax Relief No Longer Necessary, Says FG (

Nigeria Senate Confirms Waziri As Head Of Anti-Graft Body (Nasdaq)

How Yar'Adua's Govt Can Address Economic Crisis-NLC (

Nigeria's senate approves new anti-graft chief (Khaleej Times)

Nigeria's senate approves new anti-graft chief (AlertNet)

Nigeria Signs Gas Exploration Deal With Indian, Bahraini Cos (Nasdaq)

Intercontinental May Take Over SGBN (

FCT Minister Pledges to Support NASSI Programmes (

The Massob Massacre (

Nigeria's Foreign Reserves Drop Slightly - Central bank (Nasdaq)

Nigeria's foreign reserves drop slightly (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Sabon-Lugbe Women Send S.O.S. to PHCN (

World Environment Day - Yar'Adua Calls for Low Carbon Economy (

CSR - BankPHB Partners British Council On Creative Project (

Opposition Rejects Yar'Adua's One-Party System (

U.S. Ambassador Commends SEC Over Capital Market Regulation (

Cement Price May Hit N3,000, Experts Warn (

Schneider Donates Equipment to IIT (

No Going Back On Strike, Says NUT (

Ministry Accepts Report On Military Transformation (

There is No Excuse for Delaying Passage of Foi Bill (

Fashola Seeks Investors At Economic Forum (

Bankole Seeks Legislative Solution to N'Delta Crisis (

Obanikoro - Why Country's Future is Endangered (

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Gunmen kidnap two kids in southeast Nigeria (People's Daily)

Obanikoro: Why Nigeria’s Future is Endangered (This Day)

Tinubu, Others Pay Tributes to Kudirat Abiola (

Newsline: Church of the Brethren moderator visits Nigeria Brethren (Worldwide Faith News)

INTERVIEW-Nigeria's Ogoni hope Shell ouster brings prosperity (AlertNet)

Target Setting By Banks, Not Unethical - Soludo (

Analysis: Angolan oil output tops Nigeria (Middle East Times)

Analysis: Angolan oil output tops Nigeria (UPI)

Ross Honey Arrives Tomorrow (

Kingibe Seeks National Dialogue (

Red Devils Confirm Nigeria Trip (

Computerise Nigeria Set to Build More It Capacities (

Switzerland - We've Returned All Abacha Loot (

Glo Launches Network in Benin Republic Today (

Soludo Cautions Against Probe (

Diamond Bank Deploys Cisco's Unified Solution (

New York Bank Appoints Uba Global Investor (

PENGASSAN Threatens Chevron With Strike (

Fraud - Police Clears UNTH Chief Medical Director (

We've Returned Abacha's Loot - Swiss Envoy (

Country to Implement International Convention On Climate Chang (

Africa: Nigeria And SA, Move Closer (

Nigeria's removal of Shell hailed (BBC News)

Banks Credit to Smes Hit N204billion -Soludo (

Niger Workers to Get Country Constitution (

President Yar'Adua - in Sickness And in Health (

Building an Interfaith Bridge of Peace (

2 Pilgrims Abscond, 3 Hospitalised in Israel (

Country, S-Africa Pledge Closer Economic Ties (

Glo Rolls Out in Benin Republic Today (

Ukrainian Varsity Widens Admissions for (

Total Reassesses Continued Stay in Country (

S-H-O-C-K-E-R! NFA Owes Atuegbu N.4million (

Tony Oyetedor On the Leadership Question (

SA companies called to invest in Nigeria (Daily Dispatch)

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-06-05 06:26 UPDATE 1-Nigeria to give Shell Ogoni oilwells to another firm (Interactive Investor)

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

President Yar'Adua Urges Self Sufficiency in Drug Production (

Manchester United set to play Portsmouth in Nigeria in July (Canadian Press via Yahoo! News)

Football: United confirm Portsmouth friendly in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! Malaysia News)

Man United to cross swords with Pompey in Nigeria (SABC News)

United's 1.5m tour bonus: Champions to play Portsmouth in Nigeria (Evening Standard)

Manchester United will not make Cristiano Ronaldo fly to Nigeria for Portsmouth friendly (Daily Telegraph)

Nigeria Aims To Develop Vast Coal, Metal, Limestone Wealth (INO News)

Manchester United's pre-season tour will see them take on Portsmouth in Nigeria (Daily Mail)

New ICAN Boss Vows to Support Anti-Graft War (

Various Artists: Nigeria Rock Special: Psychedelic Afro-Rock & Fuzz Funk in 1970s Nigeria, Nigeria 70: Lagos Jump (Houston Press)

French oil group Total assessing presence in CEO (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Manchester United set to play Portsmouth in Nigeria in July (Sports Illustrated)

Strategise On UN Periodic Review (

Gunmen kidnap 2 Lebanese workers in Nigeria-sources (AlertNet)

Briefs-Manchester United to play in Nigeria for first time (

CHRONOLOGY-Attacks in Nigeria's oil delta (AlertNet)

Football: United confirm Portsmouth friendly in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! Singapore News)

Man Utd and Pompey heading to Nigeria (ESPN

Man Utd to play Pompey in Nigeria (BBC News)

Man Utd and Pompey set for Nigeria trip (BBC News)

Man Utd confirm Portsmouth friendly in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Church Condemns Acts of Economic Sabotage (

Probe Into Death of Family of 5 Begins (

Minister, Directors' Cold War Further Hits Preparations (

Fuel Scarcity Leaves Passengers Stranded in Nsukka (

Soludo Harps On Skills As Babcock Graduates 839 (

WHO Hails Ban On Smoking (

Energy Crisis - Wind, Solar to the Rescue (

Yar'Adua's Father Moved to Stop Advance Rent in 1962 - Record (


Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Six policemen arrested over killing in Nigeria's Lagos state (People's Daily)

Angola overtakes Nigeria as top African oil nation (Independent)

Yar'Adua Must Shed Off Caution And Deliver (

Two Lebanese kidnapped for ransom in Nigeria (The Daily Star Lebannon)

Nigeria praises South Africa (Cape Argus)

Nigeria's central bank raises lending rate to tame inflation (AFP Business News via Yahoo!7 Finance)

Nigeria praises South Africa (Pretoria News)

Nigeria praises South Africa for quelling attacks (AlertNet)

Nigeria/South Africa: Nigeria Vs S/Africa Match Organisation Gets Kodus (

Nigeria/South Africa: Amodu Will Take Nigeria to South Africa - Ladipo (

Providence happy with Nigeria drilling (RTÉ News)

Is It Time to Celebrate Democracy? (

Abuja's Motion Without Movement (

Vision 2020 - Soludo Warns Over Complacency (

Is Corporate Nigeria Changing for the Better? (

Iwu - Small Parties Can't Win Elections in Nigeria (

Nepad Reviews New Country Report (

Country Loses N3.5 Trillion to Corruption - FG (

Nigeria's central bank raises lending rate to tame inflation (AFP via Yahoo!7 Finance)

Nigeria's central bank raises lending rate to tame inflation (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Gunmen Free Kidnapped Oil Worker's Wife (

Monday, June 02, 2008

Iwu: Small Parties Can’t Win Elections in Nigeria (This Day)

Nigeria's rough, tough tin miners (BBC News)

YSFON Honours Abuja Varsity VC (

The Return of Amodu (

Cameroon/U17 World Cup - Lions Measure up to Nigerians (

Nigeria/South Africa: Eagles Beat Bafana Bafana 2 - 0 (

Restriction On Foreign Banks Justifiable, Says Akingbola (

Why NPC Budget Should Be Reviewed Upward - Senator Zaynab Kure (


80 Tons Of Cannabis Seized In Nigeria (Nasdaq)

Yar'Adua in S/Africa Today (

Transcorp Makes Steady Progress in Nitel (

PPA Calls for Increased Oil Quota for African Countries (

GTBank Posts N27.4 Billion Profit, Declares 95k Dividend (

Australia Seeks Bilateral Pact (

Contrast with Ebuka - Nigeria Or Naija? (

Nigeria to import 500,000 tonnes of rice: official (TODAYonline)

Nigeria seizes 80 tonnes of drugs (BBC News)

Nigeria to import 500,000 tonnes of rice: official (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Delegation expected in Nigeria shortly (di-ve)

Nigeria Restrictive Abortion Laws Linked To Country's High Rate Of Maternal Mortality, Official Says (Medical News Today)

Kaduna At 100 - Cleric Calls for Reflection (

Association Wants FG to Ban Wood Exportation (

Yar'Adua Slow, But it's Deliberate, Says Sultan (

Defence Minister Appeals for Tolerance (

NOUN Calls for Establishment of Television Station (

Drama As Police Pay Pension, Gratuity (

Reltelwireless in Renewed Drive for Cdma Market Leadership (

Country May Not Meet MDG Sanitation Target - Unicef (

100 Years of Kaduna (

Yar'Adua Visits S'africa (

Eagles Win, Amodu Pleads to NFA (

Fish Scarcity looms, Nigeria May Lose $600m Export Earnings (

Sunday, June 01, 2008

UAE, UK Investors in Nigeria to Explore Oil, Gas Potential (This Day)

Pornographic videos inundate Nigeria, authorities helpless (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Eagles Down Toothless Bafana (

Nigeria comfortably win World Cup qualifying opener (Reuters via Yahoo!7 Sports)

Nigeria beat South Africa (BBC News)

Nigeria run Bafana ragged (News 24 South Africa)

Bafana stumble against Nigeria (Mail and Guardian)

Nigerian's state visit overshadowed by SAfrica violence (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria reminds South Africa of history (Financial Times)

Amnesty report accuses Nigeria police of extra-judicial killings (AFP via Yahoo! News)

No protests planned for Bafana: management (SABC News)

Porn flourishes in Nigeria (News 24 South Africa)

Eagles Preys On Bafana Bafana Today (

Amnesty report accuses police of extra-judicial killings in Nigeria (Khaleej Times)

Eagles Back for Image Repairs (

Saturday, May 31, 2008

Why Nigeria’s Stagnated, By Shekarau (This Day)

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