Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for December 2008

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Team Eye Jamaica After Ghana Snub (

Nigeria's River State urges militants to lay down arms (People's Daily)

Iraq is No Longer Rogue State - Zabari (

Howzat! Abebe Makes Clarion Call (

Perpetual Outage At Obawole (

State Buys Some Peace in the Niger Delta (

Munsur Muktar - On a Familiar Turf (

Why Unity Schools May Not Resume in January 2009 (

Police Deny Alleged Kidnap of Igbinigie (

We Will Work With the Minister - Olubowale (

ITF Reinstates Nigeria's Davis Cup Place (

Global Crunch - Implications for Country's Economy (

Total Lands Significant Oil Discovery Offshore OML 102 (

Police Investigate Acquisition of Spring Bank (

Governor Lamido Accuses IBB of Destroying Local Politics (

Criminals Abound in Police - Minister Says (

Appeal Court Jos and the Burden of Justice (

Nigeria's MEND: Oil War Closer After Arrest Of Member (Nasdaq)

Monday, December 29, 2008

Bankole Attracts N322 Million Power Projects to Ogun (

Stop Zoning Political Offices, Sen Kachako Urges Parties (

Laloko Wants Adequate Preparation for Golden Eaglets (

Tasks Ahead of New Aviation Minister (

The Cabal in NFF (

Haske Francis Hananiya Versus Emmanuel Bello - Default Court Judgement And Electoral Injustice (

Odizor Plans to Take Over From Ndanusa (

Cotton Association Gets Over N30 Million Loan (

2009 - Give Us a Quality U-17 Team (

Nigeria arrests suspected militant commander (KHQ Spokane)

Nigeria arrests suspected militant commander (KXXV Waco)

Polo in International Limbo (

Constitution Review - What is the Focus? (

Massive Shake-Up Looms At NNPC (This Day) (

Dismissal of Ribadu (Vanguard) (

Nigeria arrests militant at festival in Niger Delta (AlertNet)

Nigeria arrests suspected militant commander (WBAY Green Bay)

Police Know Ribadu's Whereabouts - Counsel (Daily Trust) (

Suspected Militant Commander Arrested In Nigeria (Nasdaq)

Nigeria makes arrest in oil attacks (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Evah: Ribadu, a Blessing to Nigeria (This Day)

Calabar Carnival, Nigeria’s Tourism Flagship – Ndoma-Egba (This Day)

Obinna’s stock keeps rising (FIFA)

FG Under Pressure to Disband JTF (

Alleged New Militant Training Camp in Niger Delta (

Insecurity - FG Deploys Military to Oyo (

Again, Atiku Denies Links With Siemens Bribery Scandal (

Atiku - I'll Run in 2011 (

Nigeria's oil woes draw world attention (People's Daily)

Saturday, December 27, 2008

50 Foreign Nationals Arrested Over Jos Riot (This Day) (

Missions Abroad to Get Diaspora Desks - Dabiri (Leadership) (

Friday, December 26, 2008

Missions Abroad to Get Diaspora Desks - Dabiri (

Ribadu - Corruption On the Offensive (Daily Trust) (

Taiwan Trade Hits $729 Million (

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-12-26 15:58 UPDATE 1-Nigeria soldiers kill 3 in attack on oil facility (Interactive Investor)

The Vague Future of the Country (Leadership) (

Nigeria soldiers kill 3 in attack on oil facility (AlertNet)

Nigeria Soldiers Kill 3 in Attack on Oil Facility (Rigzone)

Nigeria military kills 3 suspected militants (GMA News)

Nigeria soldiers kill 3 in attack on oil facility (Stuff)

Nigeria's Lukman turns pro (BBC News)

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Country Loses $2.5 Billion Daily to Gas Flaring (

The Corrupt Have Inherited Our Country (

Bad Weather Grounds Flights (

Ribadu May Be Tried for Desertion (

National Education Summit - Yar'Adua Ties Vision 2020 to Quality Education (

SGS Issued 20,000 RAR This Year (

CNPP Condemns Ribadu's Dismissal (

CRFFN Commences Registration of Practitioners Next Month (

Terminal 'C' Tussle - Court Orders Inclusion of Migfo, Denca in Management (

FG Blames Economic Failure On Poor Planning (

More Nigerians Condemn Ribadu's Dismissal (

Kurunmi - a Play in Season of Cholera (

NSCDC Deploys 15,000 Personnel (

Acomoran Calls for Compliance With Govt Policies (

Lagos Seals Off Panalpina Over N602 Million Tax Debt (

NLC Urges Yar'Adua to End Judiciary Workers Strike (

Airways Pensioners Debunk FG's N2.116 Million Final Entitlement Claim (

EU Denies Accusation of Forcing EPA (

PDP Has Corrupted the Judiciary - Okechukwu (

Smugglers - Customs Reposes Confidence in Judiciary (

Towards a Greater Bar - 'Diary of Minna NEC (

Oritsejafor, Makinde, Okonkwo Call for Sober Reflection (

EFCC to Investigate Stock Broking Scams (

West Africa: Ghana Agrees to Nigeria's Friendly Request (

Toyota Partners Son On Fake Auto Parts (

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

2009 - LOC Charges Sub-Committees to Perform (

Project - All Hope is Not Lost (

'Vision 2020 Requires $4,800 PCI, More Entrepreneurs' (

Glo Hits 'Aflao' Bull's Eye (

Lawyer Faults Osun Police Over Parade of Suspects (

Benue Constructs New Roads (

EC Commits N20 Billion to Water, Sanitation Grants (

HIV/Aids - Group Canvasses Faith-Based Approach (

Kudos, Knocks Over Ribadu's Dismissal (

Union Extols Virtues of Oshiomhole's Late Aide (

National Energy From Local Waste (

Nigeria creates delta ministry (UPI)

At CTO Forum, Helios Towers Preaches Co-Location for Operators (

Nigeria sacks controversial corruption cop (UPI)

Ribadu Dismissed (This Day) (

Oil Spill - Coys Insensitive to Environment Protection - Don (Daily Trust) (

Leadway Assurance Honours Ajekigbe (

Police Welcomes NSC Partnership Drive (

Alternative Power - Buyright Brings Cyberpower Inverter to Country (

Jos Crisis - Police Didn't Take Directives From Me - Gov Jang (

Yesufu Vows for Ndanusa to Do Well As Sports Minister (

Nigeria Lowers Crude Oil Exports Prices for January (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Ajumogobia - Country Has Over 600TCSF of Gas Reserve (

Vandalism Will Be Stamped Out - Abolurin (

Nigeria/Kenya: Flying Eagles Hit Nairobi Next Week (

Create Jobs, Alumni Told (

Ribadu Dismissed From Police Force (

Nigeria/Ghana: Super Eagles Await Ghana's Green-Light (

OAU, Institute Sign Mou On Environmental Accounting (

My Pikin- Serap Drags FG to African Rights Commission (

NFF Mourns Dead Players (

Nigeria Lowers Prices for Most Crude Oil Exports in January (Bloomberg)

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

South Africa 2010 - Westerhof Tasks Amodu, NFF On Monitoring (

MTI Repositions for Global Recognition (

Ribadu - It's Abuse of Constitution (

Oil Spill - Coys Insensitive to Environment Protection - Don (

2008 in Retrospect - Tale of a Limping Economy (

Poor Sporting Performances (

Ribadu Dismissed From Police (

Jonathan Ishaku's Misrepresentations (

Prices of Chicken, Turkeys Soar As Christmas Approaches (

Country to Complete Pilgrims Airlift January 5 (

Supreme Court Verdict And the Way Forward (

Ribadu Dismissed (Vanguard) (

Ribadu Dismissed (

Filipinos are 'white' in Nigeria--OFW (Philippine Daily Inquirer)

Ajumogobia: Nigeria Has over 600tscf of Gas Reserve (This Day)

Nigeria creates ministry for oil-producing region (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria creates ministry for oil-producing region (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Nine female footballers, two coaches die in auto accident in Nigeria (People's Daily)

Nigeria creates ministry for oil producing region (KXXV Waco)

Nigeria's president appoints new minister charged with pacifying oil-producing region (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)

Nigeria's MEND Leader Seeks Overseas Medical Treatment-Lawyer (Nasdaq)

Nigeria creates ministry for oil-producing region (San Francisco Chronicle)

Nigeria creates ministry for oil producing region (AP via Yahoo! News)

Multiple Taxation - ICAN Calls for Review of Tax Policy (

Obasanjo Was an Affliction to Country, Says Ngige (

EU Rejects Country's Request for Trade Deal (

Local doctor travels to Nigeria as part of Rotarian mission (Osceola Sentinel-Tribune)

Ipman Boss Warns Members (

Steeped in Uncertainties (

Total Makes Significant Discovery at Etisong Offshore Nigeria (Rigzone)

Discordant Tunes Over Fuel Price (

Promising suitor in move to catch Nigeria’s eye (Financial Times)

INEC's Men At the Supreme Court (

Education to Nowhere (

Budget 2009 - Dicon to Get Additional N6 Billion, Say Reps (

Expert Predicts Capital Market Rejuvenation By First Quarter 2009 (

'Nigeria's Commitment to Agricultural Development is Irrevocable' (

Vision 2020 is Realisable -Consumer Rights Group (

Rights Group Carpets Legislators Over Extravagance (

Review NYSC Scheme, TUC Tells FG (

Esso to Export 200th Tanker of Crude From Erha Field Next Week (

Usman Blames Low Economic Growth On Poor Planning (

Helios Towers Takes Co-Location Campaign to London (

Team Has Bright Future Under Ndanusa - Giwa (

Budget - Dicon Requires Additional N6 Billion (

Yar'Adua Reiterates Rule of Law at National Awards, Honours 275 (

Oando Connects Bua Facilities to Gas Grid Fuels Aero Charity Flight (

Ige Knew His Killers - Aremu (

Monday, December 22, 2008

Nigeria’s Intercontinental Bank to Open in China, U.S. in 2009 (Bloomberg)

At CTO Forum, Helios Towers Preaches Collocation for Telcom Operators (

2009 Budget - Ican Cautions FG On Foreign Reserve Management (

I Won't Return - El-Rufai (

Fire Damages Coca-Cola Bottling Plant in Nigeria (Beverage World)

Why Industrialization Policies Fail - Oguntade (

U-17 World Cup - Goodluck Thumbs Up Uduaghan, Warri Stadium (

In Their Fathers' Shadow (i) (

Nigeria ex-minister is wanted man (BBC News)

Sanusi Set to Succeed Ajekigbe as First Bank MD (

Edwin Clark - the Profile of a Statesman (1) (

Ecobank Has Touched Lives of Locals With Its Naira Credit Card (

First Bank Signs MOU With ALF-EDC (

Maritime - CISN Urges Govt, Agencies to Follow New Trends, Inducts 576 (

Lawyer Petitions Police Over Extra-Judicial Killing (

Don Lists Ways to Achieving Vision 2020 (

A Glimpse of the Tripod Tribes (Daily Trust) (

Globaltouch Begins Satellite Telecommunication in April 2009 (

Ohanaeze Ndigbo - Unity At Last?v - I 'M Ready to Handover - Ikedife (

Ogun Ysfon Plans U-17 Soccer Tourney (

NPF Presents Over N40 Million Cheque to 115 Families (

Glo, NFF And League Hooliganism (

NPS - Prison Congestion, Not Our Fault (

Children's Art Links Nigeria With Australia (

Help! Smart Akraka is Dying (

Gowon, Udaughan, Oritsejafor Urge Nigerians to Pray for Niger Delta (

'TI Rating, Not Essential in Anti-Graft War' (

SMEDAN Begins Entrepreneurship Training for Kaduna Prisoners (

Ndanusa - Kalu, Toro, Ngerem Hail Appointment (

Honourable Minister, Welcome to Hell! (

A Glimpse of the Tripod Tribes (

Jonathan Inspects Facilities At Teslim Balogun Stadium (

Multi-Links Targets 10 Million Subscribers By Next Year (

Amodu Wants 5pm Kick-Off Time for Eagles' Matches (

Malam Yahaya Gusau [1915-2008] (

The Intrigues Behind Enyimba's Banishment (

Nigerians Hail Ekeji's Blueprint for Sports (

Comparing Nollywood And Hollywood is Like Comparing Life And Death - Teco Benson (

Judiciary As an Accomplice (

Northern Poverty' - the Buck-Passing Continues (1) (

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Imomoh Succeeds Rilwan, As Afren Chairman (

Global Recession And the Hard Truth (II) (

Country Among World's Highest in Human Trafficking (

Falana Deserves to Be SAN, Says NBA (

House Committee Partners Diaspora Group On Devt (

Science Technology Vital to Economic Growth - Gov Akpabio (

Enyimba to Play Behind Closed Doors, Ikhana Banned (

'National Honour On Fr. Edeh Long Overdue' (

Country to Play France (

275 Receive National Honours Today (

Square Pegs, Round Holes (

700,000 Scramble for Customs' 5,000 Slots (

2009 - Jonathan Satisfied With Lagos Stadium (

The Pain of an Airport (

As Another Deadline Looms On Gas Flare. . . (

FG Earns N7.6 Trillions From Oil in 10 Months (

CBN Tightens Noose On Banks' Offshore Operations (

EU selects Nigeria on e-waste management (People's Daily)

Stabilization, security remain major challenges to Nigeria (People's Daily)

House C’ttee Partners Nigeria Diaspora Group on Devt (This Day)

1 Pinoy na kapitan ng barko, pinatay ng mga hinihinalang pirata sa Nigeria (RMN)

RP verifying report on slain skipper in Nigeria (GMA News)

In Jos Riot Police Killed 90 Youths in Summary Executions - Report (

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-12-21 13:22 BA says to reschedule flights to Nigeria's Lagos (Interactive Investor)

BA says to reschedule flights to Nigeria's Lagos (The Forex Market)

BA says to reschedule flights to Nigeria's Lagos  (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Fire damages Coca-Cola bottling plant in Nigeria (The Forex Market)

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-12-21 12:22 Fire damages Coca-Cola bottling plant in Nigeria (Interactive Investor)

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Nigeria forces are implicated in the killings of Muslims (International Herald Tribune)

Banks close down in SW Nigeria under daily robbery threat (People's Daily)

Nigeria set for friendly against France (TODAYonline)

Nigeria set for friendly against France (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Gunmen attack vessels in Nigeria, kidnap Russians (Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News)

Nigeria struggles with corruption (UPI)

Nigeria line up France friendly (BBC News)

Gunmen attack vessels in Nigeria, kidnap Russians (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

2 Russians kidnapped in Nigeria's oil-producing region (

Gunmen attack vessels in Nigeria and kidnap Russians (Reuters via Yahoo!7 News)

Nigeria threatens to ground British Airway flights (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Gunmen attack vessels in Nigeria and kidnap Russians (Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News)

Nation Gets Standard & Poor's Top Rating (

Gunmen attack vessels in Nigeria and kidnap Russians (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

3 foreign workers fall victim to Nigeria attacks (The State)

3 foreign workers fall victim to Nigeria attacks (KIVI Boise)

Two workers kidnapped at Russian firm in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Two employees of Russian firm kidnapped in company (TODAYonline)

Gunmen attack vessels in Nigeria, kidnap Russians (The Star)

Two Russian contract workers kidnapped in Nigeria (Itar-Tass)

3 foreign workers fall victim to Nigeria attacks (KHQ Spokane)

3 foreign workers fall victim to Nigeria attacks (The Charlotte Observer)

3 foreign workers fall victim to Nigeria attacks (AP via Yahoo! News)

Two workers at Russian firm kidnapped in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

UPDATE 1-Gunmen in Nigeria kidnap two Russian expats (The Forex Market)

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-12-20 09:48 Gunmen in Nigeria kidnap two Russian expats (Interactive Investor)

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-12-20 10:05 UPDATE 1-Gunmen in Nigeria kidnap two Russian expats (Interactive Investor)

Friday, December 19, 2008

Gunmen in Nigeria kidnap two Russian expats (The Forex Market)

Gunmen in Nigeria kidnap two Russian expats (AlertNet)

Nigeria's vice president to tour FIFA U-17 World Cup facilities (People's Daily)

Nigeria Gets Standard & Poor’s Top Rating (This Day)

Kabo Air Gets N4 Billion Lifeline From Unity Bank (

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-12-19 17:50 Fire damages Coca-Cola bottling plant in Nigeria (Interactive Investor)

Improving education for girls in north (AlertNet)

Improving education for girls in north (IRIN)

2007 Poll - Soyinka Slams Supreme Court Verdict (

Govt Should Ensure Enjoyment of Fundamental Rights, Freedoms By All Citizens - CSOs (

Debts - Faan Set to Sanction Errant Airlines (

Kano Donates Vehicles to NLC (

Supreme Court Needs Total Overhaul -Prof. Soyinka (

Jos Crisis - Northern CAN Calls for Judicial Commission of Enquiry (

Bank PHB Acquires Spring Bank (

Buhari Will Resist One-Party State - Hamma (

Minister Rues Multi Taxation of Country Hotels (

ANPP Resubmits Rejected Ministerial Nominee (

Top Economist Makes Case for Policy Shift (

Thursday, December 18, 2008

I'll Be Committed, Ndanusa Pledges (

EU, Experts Advocate Water Policy for Country (

Govt Probes Threat to Ribadu's Life (

SAN Reacts to NBA President's Remark (

Country Needs New Economic Strategy, Says Mailafia (

Tribute to Sports Heroes (

In the Age of Relativity (

Only Justice System Can Tackle Prison Congestion (

Potentiality of 2009 Budget (

Siasia Favoured to Replace Bosso (

Bosso, Emordi Face Sack (

Fake SSS Arrested in Abuja (

5th Highest in Tuberculosis, Leprosy Prevalence (

N600 Billion Target - Customs Embraces Reforms (

Solution to Global Meltdown is Vibrant Strategy - Expert (

Afribank Launches 'First True Credit Card' (

Afribank Launches Nigeria’s ‘First True Credit Card’ (This Day)

NFF to Monitor Player Selections (

CNPP Commends Gani (Daily Trust) (

CNPP Commends Gani (

Country to Supply 25 Percent of U.S. Oil By 2015 (This Day) (

NFF Committee Fails to Finish (

FEC Approves N2.1 Billion for Ex-Nigeria Airways Staff (

Niser - 85 Percent of Firms in Country Unregistered (

Somalia - FG to Deploy Ecomog Soldiers (

We'll Tell Citizens the Truth, Says Akunyili (

Coca-Cola Drop FA Cup Sponsorship (

Country Politicians Are Mere Opportunists, Says Uwechue (

NIREC Donates N2 Million to Religious Groups in Jos (

N4.5 Trillion Transactions At Abuja Clearing House (

Chevron, Oando Lead Price Losers On NSE (

Efcc Returns N430m to Victims of Capital Market Fraud (

Experts Trace Africa's Poverty to Resources (

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The Man, Ndanusa (

Police Housing Scheme Has Come to Stay -IGP (

Apapa Port - Appeal Court Upholds Rule On Terminal 'C' (

Ndanusa is New Sports Minister (

Mikel Can't Risk Career for Country - Amodu (

'Biotechnology No Solution to Food Crisis' (

NFF, Coca-Cola Agree On Disengagement From Fa Cup Sponsorship (

Anti-Graft Battle - All Locals for Mass Attack (

Nipost Constitutes Debt Recovery Committee (

NBA Faults Yar'Adua on Rule of Law (

League on Christmas Break (

Abuja Clearing House Records N4.5 Trillion Transactions (

Gani - Icon Forever - Group (

Niger - Appeal Court Grants ANPP Candidate Leave to Amend Brief (

NISER Raises Alarm Over Illegal Firms (

Fifa Rankings - Super Eagles Leapfrogs Into Top 20 (

Ericsson says wins broadband order in Nigeria (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

FEC Approves N2.1bn for Ex-Nigeria Airways Staff (This Day)

NISER: 85% of Firms in Nigeria Unregistered (This Day)

Nigeria to assist Zimbabwean refugees in S Africa (People's Daily)

Ghana beat Nigeria 7-2 in open polo match (

Former OPEC Chief Appointed Nigeria's Oil Minister (Nasdaq)

Kidnapped foreign oil workers freed in military (AFP via Yahoo! Canada News)

Kidnapped foreign oil workers freed in military (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Strike Stalls Yar'Adua's Suit Against Leadership (

Generators And the Irregular Power Puzzle (

Returnees From Bakassi Yet to Get NDDC Relief Materials (

Nigeria gets first oil minister (BBC News)

Government Fraud And Pension Rights (

Militants Force Julius Berger to Abandon N79 BillionRoad (

Stop Appointing Inept Lawyers As Judges, NBA Warns (

The AGF is Confused (

Govt Urged to Salvage Three Million Refugees in Congo (

Country Needs 50,000 Megawatts - Accountants (

Nigeria Oil Min: Nigeria Producing About 2 Million Barrels A Day (Nasdaq)

NFF to Immortalise Ilerika (

KCI, Sickle Cell Foundation Seek Renal Policy (

Nigeria, South Africa Sign Pact to Increase Air Services (

Gunmen in Nigeria free two expatriates, Nigerian (AlertNet)

2 foreign oil workers said to be freed in Nigeria (KIVI Boise)

N12 Billion Power Contract - PHCN Asks Tribunal to Decline Jurisdiction (

Bow And Go - a Policy of the Right (II) (

2 foreign oil workers said to be freed in Nigeria (San Francisco Chronicle)

2 foreign oil workers said to be freed in Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Nigeria supports OPEC oil cut of 2 million bpd (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Swan Announces Bassey Burial Plan (

George-Taylor Moves Over to Ogun (

Naira Devaluation Deliberate, Says Soludo (

CIIN Introduces Senior Membership Awards (

Esso Awards 30 Postgraduate Scholarships (

Failures - Onye Hammers NFF, Egbunam Wants Ekeji to Intervene (

Soludo - Naira Depreciation, Deliberate Policy to Stabilise Economy (

Do Not Be Left Out of Global Network Security Development Process - Ibidapo-Obe (

Protesting Dockworkers Ground Central Lagos (

Nigeria to Supply 25% of US Oil by 2015 (This Day)

Atiku, Buhari Can't Join PDP, Says Ac (

Air Traffic Controllers Rescind Ultimatum (

Tinubu Wants CJ to Appoint INEC Boss (Vanguard) (

Ghana/Country Holds Nigeria to Qualify (

Nigeria's Outgoing Regulator Vows No Letup in Crackdowns on Fake Drugs (Voice of America)

Nigeria Central Bank to Let Naira Fall, Governor Says (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Tinubu Wants CJ to Appoint INEC Boss (

Security Threat - Reps Indict Niger Dock, 200 Private Jetties (

Yahaya Gusau Dies At 93 (

Sultan, Onaiyekan Lead Nirec to Plateau (

For an Improved Nigeria Police (

Zamfara And Its New Battle Line (

Traditional Ruler Wants Govt Presence At Border Areas (

Nigerians And Dividends of Democracy (

Stemming the Tide of Bestiality (

Country Names Man UTD, Milan Stars for AYC (

Sultan, Onaiyekan to Assess Plateau Crisis (

NBA Wants Review of Guidelines for Conferment of SAN (

Ancient Kano - How Settlers Become Indigenes (

Shonekan Asks Telcos to Improve Quality of Service (

NFF Technical Committee Meets Tomorrow (

Teachers' Strikes and the De-Regulation of Wages and Salary (

Monday, December 15, 2008

Jossy Lad Resigns (

FG Tasks Broadcasting Firms on Positive Programmes (

NDDC, Fehn Send Militants on Anger Management Training Abroad (

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Rises to 14.8% on Food Prices (Bloomberg)

Nigeria’s Imperative for Youth-Led Entrepreneurial Development (

Family overjoyed as oil worker freed after 17 days held hostage in Nigeria (The Scotsman)

Nigeria/Ghana: Ghana Survives Nigeria (

Scottish worker freed in Nigeria (Paisley Daily Express)

British worker freed in Nigeria (Liverpool Echo)

Save Us From a Repeat of Jos Crisis, Victim Begs Yar'Adua (

Chambas Accredits Swedish, Czech Ambassadors (

Economists Fault CBN Over Inflation, Naira Crash (Daily Trust) (

UK & World News: British worker freed in Nigeria (icNewcastle - Sunday Sun)

Scottish worker freed in Nigeria (ic Lanarkshire)

Freedom for Scot kidnapped in Nigeria oil hub: police (AFP via Yahoo! News)

British worker freed in Nigeria (Channel 4)

Buhari Will Soon Decide ANPP's Fate - Dantiye (

Defections Threaten ANPP (

Gowon Arrives in Asaba to Pray for the South-South (

Iwu is a Threat to Democracy - NBA (

The Sourge of Corruption And the Example of Blagojevich (

Progenics Wins Best Software Company - Sets Global Targets for 2009 (

End of Era for Falcons (

Anambra Calls for Industrialisation (

'Citizens Now Embrace Self Employment, More Than White-Collar Jobs' (

Credit Bureau Urged to Partner Chams for Data Bank (

What We Miss About Our Father, By Awoniyi's Son (

Supreme Court Judgement - What the Justices Said (

Goodbye to Democracy, Says CNPP (

Climate Change - Govt Urges Global Leaders to Double Remedial Measures (

Kidnapped Scottish oil worker released in Nigeria (Daily Record)

Supreme Court Has Let the Judiciary Down -Buhari (

'How to End Kidnapping' (

Monarch Lauds Adenuga Over Globacom (

Professor Brann - A European in the Service of Local Languages (

Peter Fregene - Before He Dies (

AFN Board Has Failed Country, Akinyele Declares (

Stallion Group to Boost Rice Production in Kano (

Drama as Pensioners Visit Governor Obi (

Dangote Suspends Investment in New Plants (

Infrastructure Development A Catalyst for Nation Building - Ajanlekoko (

Facing the Albatross of Polio, Measles (

Nigeria/Ghana: CAF African Nations Championship - Ghana Will Fall in Calabar -Emordi (

New Airline Facilitates Fresh Nigeria-US Bilateral Relationship (

Nigeria oil worker hostage freed (BBC News)

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Global Crisis - Country Loses N177 Billion Oil Revenue (

Perpetrating Culture of Impunity Against Nigerians (

NBA - Iwu a Threat to Democracy (

The Supreme Court Verdict On 2007 Election (

Yak Happy With Surgery (

Economists Fault CBN Over Inflation, Naira Crash (

Food for Thought From Ghana (

I'll Transform Ijebu North, Says Council Boss (

Amodu Gets Insurance Job (

NFF Summon Coaches to Abuja (

Poor Policy Environment Deflates Dunlop Tyres (

TGS, WAGSCO Open Seismic Data Storage And Processing Facility In Nigeria (OilandGasOnline)

Organised Private Sector Raises Fresh Alarm (

Ghana/Country Eliminate Nigeria From Chan (

Global Crisis: Nigeria Loses N177bn Oil Revenue (This Day)

Buhari - Why I Can't Work With Yar'Adua (This Day) (

OFW deployment ban stays in Nigeria, 4 Middle East countries (GMA News)

Buhari - Why I Can't Work With Yar'Adua (

Police Tighten Security in Katsina - We're Re-Strategising for 2011 Polls, SaysAtiku (

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Fierce rivalry between Nigeria and Ghana resumes (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Single Currency: Nigeria, Others Meet in Yaounde Monday (This Day)

Supreme Court Confirms Yar'Adua President (

Nigeria's President Pledges Electoral Reforms (Voice of America)

UN Resolution on Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty: Call on Nigeria to abstain (Amnesty International)

Friday, December 12, 2008

Ghana Play Nigeria Today (

Cholera Outbreak Claims 10 in Rivers Communit (

China, Lagos Sign MoU (

Nigeria court upholds presidential election (Deutsche Welle)

Senate, CBN Raise Alarm Over Economy (

Justice Olatawura Buried (

Presideantial Election - Supreme Court Rules Tomorrow (

Supreme Court Upholds President Yar'Adua's Election (Nigeria First) (

Nigeria's leader vows to overhaul electoral laws (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Quest for Nuclear Energy (

Nigeria's Supreme Court upholds president's election (AFP via Yahoo!7 News)

Between Country and Human Rights Imbroglio (

Nigeria court upholds presidential election (Financial Times)

2ND UPDATE:Nigeria's Supreme Court Upholds President's Election (Nasdaq)

Nigeria's top court upholds controversial 2007 election (CBC)

Nigeria poll challenge dismissed (BBC News)

Nigeria's Supreme Court upholds president's election (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, December 11, 2008

NPL Irked By Enyimba Stadium Decision (

Enyimba Stadium Ban Lifted (

(AFX UK Focus) 2008-12-12 02:05 China Sinoma halts, cuts Nigeria cement projects (Interactive Investor)

Sinoma Suspends Four of Seven Projects for Nigeria’s Dangote (Bloomberg)

Nigeria Supreme Court decides on presidential vote (Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News)

Nigeria Supreme Court decides on presidential vote (AlertNet)

Q+A-Nigeria Supreme Court decides on Yar'Adua election (AlertNet)

Nigeria Supreme Court decides on presidential vote (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Fight Corruption From Its Roots, Fashola Tells Anti-Corruption Agencies (

Yar'Adua Wants Immunity Clause Removed (

APRM - Country to Commence NPOA Implementation Next Year (

Rep to Present Bill On Indigeneship to House (

Emirates Broadens Lagos-Abuja Route (

Strategic Minerals - Don't Abandon Other Minerals - Miners Tell FG (

NBBF Set 2009 Agenda (

UPDATE: Nigeria's Electoral Commissions Lack Independence (Nasdaq)

Nigeria Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged at 9.75% (Update2) (Bloomberg)

The President's Cabinet And Stagnation (

UPDATE 1-Nigeria holds rates, pledges defence of naira (The Forex Market)

Nuhu Ribadu - Things Fall Apart (Vanguard) (

Nigeria's Electoral Commissions Lack Independence - Report (Nasdaq)

UPDATE 1-Nigeria cenbank to up activity in interbank market (The Forex Market)

Nigeria Leaves Benchmark Rate Unchanged at 9.75% (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria cenbank to up activity in interbank market (The Forex Market)

NFF - Emordi Retains Full Responsibility (

Nigeria Leaves Benchmark Interest Rate Unchanged at 9.75% (Bloomberg)

Oceanic Named 'Best Bank in Nigeria' (

Firm Loses N267.56m to Customs Detention of Vessel (

Nuhu Ribadu - Things Fall Apart (

Understanding the Jos Tragic Violence (

Imoke Props Calabar Bid (

CAF Chiefs Invade Igbere (

Rights Group Seeks Action Against Child Poverty (

Emordi Retains Full Responsibility for Home Eagles (

AFN Yet to Acknowledge Receipt of N1.5 Million Obudu Levy (

The Country As a Dumping Ground (

Ehorecon to Sanitise Pest Management Practice in Nigeria (

University Don Proposes New Economic Agenda for Nigeria (

Earnings Dip As Oil Price Slips Below U.S. $42 Per Barrel (

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Fashola's Massive Investment Drive to Grow Lagos (

CNPP Backs Okocha (

We Lack Wholly Committed National Leaders - Okunnu (

Legal Impact of Judiciary Workers' Strike (

N38 Million Claim Against Enyimba (

Nigeria commends Ghana on the conduct of peaceful, free and fair polls (

NLC Warns Yar'Adua On Ribadu (

Oceanic Named ‘Best Bank in Nigeria’ (This Day)

FNDIC Hails British Mps' Visit (

Edo Ancopss Backs Govt On School Levies (

Mark Pledges Commitment to Lift Education (

Transparency Flays FG Over Ribadu (Vanguard) (

UPDATE 1-Nigeria gas halt may limit UK imports-Centrica (The Forex Market)

Hazonwao MFB Plans Enlightenment Programmes on Wealth Creation (

Nigeria Depreciates Naira Rate in $200 Million Currency Auction (Bloomberg)

Nigeria court to rule on presidential vote Friday (AlertNet)

FACTBOX-Nigeria Supreme Court to decide on Yar'Adua election (AlertNet)

We Are Ready for Commercial Services of Nira January 2009, Says Kalu (

Government of Uncertainty - a Headlong or Headache? (

Opposition Parties Threaten Democracy, Says Shinkafi (

James Peters Writes Off Local Coaches (

Electoral Reforms - Uwais Committee Recommends 'Option A4' (

Liberia: Virgin Nigeria Airway Wins Awards (

Erebi Tasks Political Leaders on Selfless Service (

Nigeria court to rule on presidential vote on Friday (AlertNet)

Jos Violence - NBA Canvasses Re-Evaluation of NYSC Scheme (

Apcon Honours Shekarau, Amuka, Others (

Africa: Nigeria, Ghana Granted Submarine Cable License (

'Lack of Respect for Civil Rights Responsible for Jos Crisis' (

Shinkaffi's Defection - the Inside Story (

Fighting Cybercrimes - the Executive, Legislative And Judiciary Collaboration Approach (

Union Bank Gives N16.64 billion Boost to Nigeria's Aviation Sector (

Country, South Africa to Strenghten Bilateral Relations (

Pin Form Coalition Against Cybercrime (

UC Rusal Alscon to Start Domestic Sale of Aluminium (

FIFA to meet over Nigeria 2009 U-17 World Cup (People's Daily)

Country Ripe for Tech Export - Omolayole (

Accessing Banking Leadership On 2007 to 2012 Plan (

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Cacti Calls for Children Participation to Fight Corruption (

Omatek Advocates E-Learning for Students (

Transparency Flays FG Over Ribadu (

Nigeria, S’Africa to Strenghten Bilateral Relations (This Day)

South Africa: SA, Nigeria Commit to Fast Track Trade, Economic Relations (

Nigeria to prosecute 500 people over Jos crisis (People's Daily)

Touts Take Over Judiciary Activities At Lagos Courts (

Bonding Another Generation (

'SA-Nigeria ties must be strengthened' (Independent Online)

Nipost Intensifies Campaign On Stamp Duties Act (

Democracy Devoid of Good Governance (

Group Appeals to Bayelsa Women to Lift Ultimatum (

Onaiyekan Calls for Proper Investigation of Jos Mayhem (

Chevron Endows NMMA Prize for Oil and Gas Reporting (

Monday, December 08, 2008

Cleric Decries Spate of Robbery Attacks (

'There is No Medical Basis for Using Teething Mixture Or Syrup' (

Ican Commences Professional Practice Monitoring (

Kenol Partners Indian Firm On Transformer Manufacturing in Country (

Africa: The Need to Review Nigeria's Foreign Policy (2) (

Group Tasks Yar'Adua On Anti-Graft (

I've No Political Ambition, Says Olanipekun (

Aliyu - Crisis Hinders North's Devt (

Peace Maker, As Birthday Boy (

States - Enahoro Seeks Bi-Cameral Legislature (

The Ranking of Our Universities (

Trouble (ii) (

CNPP, AC - FG Not Serious With Electoral Reforms (

Hayatou in Town for Wafu Final (

Official: Falling oil prices may spell doom for Nigeria (People's Daily)

Nigeria's apex bank moves to rescue falling naira (People's Daily)

FG to Partner Group On Mdgs (

'God-Fatherism, Bane of Nigerian Politics' (

U.S. Group Wants Nigeria To Probe Jos Killings (

Index Down 7.18 Percent, As Brewery Giants Lead 90 Others (

Dunlop - a History of Losses (

At Mobil, We Are Proud And Inspired By Achievements - Gloria Essien-Danner (

Economy Won't Slip Into Recession, Soludo Assures (

Four Die As Farmers, Herdsmen Clash in Katsina (

CAF Inspects Kalu's Home for Congress (

Senegal/Senegal Coach Reflects On Victory (

Govt Fails Us Yet Again (

Global Financial Crisis Boosts Centage Private Placement (

British MPs Blame N/Delta, Jos Crises On Human Right Problems (

Accountants Can Consult for Firs, Not to Practice Taxation - CITN President (

Secret Trial - Federal Attorney General Unfair Over Okah - Edwin Clark (

'How to Eradicate Corruption in Politics' (

Oando Begins South-East Gas Pipeline Project (

NSC Sets Semi-Final Target for 2010 World Cup (

Models Shouldn't Register With More Than One Agency - Eloho Isiorho (

Designers Are Not Tailors - Nikky Khiran (

Sex in the slums (AlertNet)

Can ANPP Offload Buhari to Reinvent Self? (

My Pikin - Erring Pharmacists Will Be Sanctioned, Says PSN (

ANALYSIS-Policy muddle sets Nigeria oil delta on knife-edge (AlertNet)

Journey Towards a Cashless Economy (

Rule of Law, Panacea for Sustainable Development of Democracy - Suswam (

Real Estate Firm in $500 Million Estate Development Deal (

MTN Honors the Unsung Heroes of Telecom Transformation (

God Has Added 20 Years to My Life -Nkem (

Inyanya Wins Project Fame West Africa (

NGO Harps On Poverty Reduction Through Micro-Credit (

Jos Mayhem - a Further Proof of Country's Political Failure, Says DSM (

Uniting Members My Biggest Challenge Now- Nobel Afrik (

Shinkafi Decamps to PDP (

Courts to Remain Shut Nationwide, Throughout Next Week - Jusun (

Armed Forces Move to Check Criminality On the Seas (

Mr. Nigeria Not for Me- Ofunneka (

Falling Naira - Bankers Meet With Regulators (

Govt Needs to Review Expenditure On Presidency, Legislature-Ikimi (

GTB, UBA Rated Highest in CSR (

NBA Tasks Activists On Human Right Violations (

SaveMyContacts Unveils Virtual Income Opportunity Programme (

May & Baker Boss Gets Award for Contribution to Business Development (

Sunday, December 07, 2008

Mimiko, Saraki's Wife Greet Muslims At Sallah (

Okay By Me - Amokachi (

Clark, Daniel, Nacomyo Condemn Jos Mayhem (

Easy Draws for Pillars, Heartland (

Rights Group Warns Massob On Okorie (

'Poor Awareness Pushes Women to Drug Trafficking' (

Role of Structured Community Pharmacies (

Audu, Not Twice Lucky (

Nigeria is My Marrow (

Ghana - Their Stride, Our Slide (

Nigerian Plateau State relaxes curfew on riot-hit city Jos (People's Daily)

World Bank supports Nigeria, Republic of Congo with $1.5 bln on malaria (People's Daily)

Clark, Daniel, NACOMYO Condemn Jos Mayhem (This Day)

Jos Crisis - We Lost All Say Hausa-Fulani, Igbo, Yoruba (Vanguard) (

Fresh Shootings Erupt In Port Harcourt (

Cameron Duodu: The mixing of religion and local politics has had devastating consequences for one town in Nigeria (Guardian Unlimited)

Saturday, December 06, 2008

Tension in Nigeria's Niger state over fear of reprisal attack (People's Daily)

MAN Boss Hails 2009 Budget (Daily Champion) (

Nigeria arrests 'exorcist bishop' (Independent)

Nation Loses N25bn to Piracy, Sea Robberies (This Day) (

Nation Loses N25bn to Piracy, Sea Robberies (

Friday, December 05, 2008

Nigeria Loses N25bn to Piracy, Sea Robberies (This Day)

Religious Violence Rages in Nigeria (Time Magazine)

Iwu's Moment of Grandeur (

Unrest Costing Nigeria 397,697 B/D in Oil Output (Rigzone)

Jang Responsible for Jos Crisis - Union (

Fresh Tension in Jos (

MAN Boss Hails 2009 Budget (

PRESS RELEASE: Fitch: Nigeria Challenged By Falling Oil Price (Nasdaq)

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Nigeria, Russia to Conclude Bi-lateral Agreements (This Day)

Gunmen attack vessels in Nigeria's restive delta (Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News)

Nigeria child witch killer held (

Nigeria to Defend Naira, Warns Speculators Face ‘Heavy Losses’ (Bloomberg)

Nigeria’s Central Bank Says ‘No Cause for Alarm’ as Naira Sinks (Bloomberg)

Nigeria 'child witch killer' held (BBC News)

Nigeria Oil Workers Strike Won’t Cut Oil Production, Union Says (Bloomberg)

2 foreigners reportedly kidnapped off Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! News)

One killed in attack on ExxonMobil in company (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Niger protests to Nigeria at 'mercenaries' charge (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Gunmen attack vessels in Nigeria's restive delta (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Mahigit 30 sanggol sa Nigeria, patay matapos maka-inom ng gamot na may lason (RMN)

State Finds (or Buys) Some Peace in Nigeria (New York Times)

UPDATE 2-Nigeria's central bank to act to stabilise naira (The Forex Market)

N’Delta Crisis: ‘Nigeria Loses 397, 697bpd’ (This Day)

Nigeria witchdoctor held over murder (TVNZ)

Nigeria 'witchdoctor' held over 110 child deaths (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)

Fighting Cybercrimes - the Executive, Legislative & Judiciary Collaboration Approach (Vanguard) (

Eni Suspends Export Obligations for Nigeria Crude Oil (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria Former Anti-Corruption Agency Head Targeted, Group Says (Bloomberg)

Nigeria buys baby poison antidote (BBC News)

Nigeria "witchdoctor" held over child killing claim (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria forex mkt freezes as dollar supply dwindles-dealers (The Forex Market)

Panic As HIV/Aids Spreads Among Workers (Daily Independent) (

Eni Declares Force Majeure on Nigeria Oil (Rigzone)

Nigeria infant drug toll hits 34, antidote flown in (AlertNet)

Aid Agencies Struggle to Cope After Jos Carnage (

NFF Inspect Stadia for CAF Competition (

Nigeria infant drug toll hits 34 (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria Reinsurance Boss Moots Restructuring (

Daniel Backs Police Reforms (

U.S Spends $68 Million on OVC in Country in Four Years (

Rights Group: Nigeria Government Must Protect Ex-graft Czar (Nasdaq)

Nigeria teething syrup death toll hits 34 (Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News)

ITAN Throws Weight Behind Kano It Park (

PSC Pledges to Reposition Country Police (

Yusuf Ali Storms Mobil Sports With Stars (

Lasu Gets Radiation Quality Assurance Certification (

'Threat' to Nigeria ex-graft Czar (BBC News)

Eni Suspends Export Obligations for Nigeria’s Brass Crude Oil (Bloomberg)

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

CAN, SCSN Decry Jos Mayhem (

30,000 Megawatts - 'Country Needs 10 Power Plants' (

'Country Has Effective Legislation to Protect Foreign Investment' (

Strike Paralyses Judicial Activities in Delta (

30,000mw: ‘Nigeria Needs 10 Power Plants’ (This Day)

Archbishop Says Clashes a Threat to Interfaith Harmony (

Pope Benedict Condemns 'Cruel and Senseless' Violence (

‘Nigeria Has Effective Legislation to Protect Foreign Investment’ (This Day)

U.S. to Support Country With $447 Million for HIV/Aids (

Niger 'mercenaries' held over riots in official (AFP via Yahoo!7 News)

Niger 'mercenaries' held over riots in official (AFP via Yahoo!Xtra News)

California Jury Clears Chevron in Nigeria Case ( via Yahoo! Finance)

Chevron cleared of Nigeria abuses (CNN Money)

Jury clears Chevron of charges in Nigeria clash (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Africa Update: Religious Clash In Nigeria Boils Over (NPR)

Nigeria’s Naira Slumps 3.1% as Central Bank Limits Dollar Sales (Bloomberg)

Nigeria Earmarks $5 Billion for Joint Oil Ventures (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Federal jury clears Chevron of Nigeria abuses (AP via Yahoo! News)

Chevron acquitted in Nigeria human rights case (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Monday, December 01, 2008

Nigeria/Ghana: Country, Ghana Match Always a Battle Royale, Says James Peters (

Deadly Nigeria Clashes Subside (The Sarasota Herald-Tribune)

Nigeria panel says restive delta needs more oil cash (AlertNet)

Normalcy Returns Gradually To Nigeria`s Northern City Of Jos Witnesses (Nasdaq)

Tofa Committee Can't Remove Us From GNU -ANPP (

Moyes - Yobo Back to His Best (

Country Through the Lens of Victor Politics (

At the Country Fashion Awards 2008 (

From Ghana, a Message of Faith And Tolerance (1) (

Rise And Fall of the Party System (2) (

Varsity Gets New Principal Officers (

Energy - Firm Imports Transformers (

Situation in Nigeria remains tense - Francis Ayinzat (AlertNet)

Hundreds dead after Christian and Muslim gangs clash in Nigeria (Guardian Unlimited)

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