Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for March 2009

Monday, March 30, 2009

Nigeria says 1,359 nationals deported from U.S. within 7 years (People's Daily)

Boyi Differs With Hoscon Leaders Over Desopadec (

Citizens Lobby G8, AU Summits On Water (Daily Trust) (

South Korea's KNOC in Court over Nigeria Oil Blocks (Rigzone)

Realities of Country's Political Meltdown (

Nuga Wants Govt's Direct N300 Million Govt's Budget (

CBN Governorship Race - Who Succeeds Soludo? (

Residents taste first clean water in 10 years (AlertNet)

Obudu Ranch Rebrands (

Church Backs Anti Same-Sex Marriage Bill (

Power Probe - Reps Threaten to Arrest Minister (

Bail-Out - Unity Forum Warns FG (

Another Mega Party in the Land (

Anan Faults Ican on Audit Standards (

A Country Without People (

Ekwueme to Be 'Preserved' for Future Generations - Dr. Igwilo (

Debt Relief Saved Country, Says Okonjo-Iweala (

Country Accounts for 90 Percent of Polio Cases in the World - Report (

What Hope for Country's Railways? (

Rebuilding Country (

Electoral Reform - Punishment for Convicted Politicians Should Go Beyond Ban - Professor Okafor (

Flying Eagles Know Opponents April 5 (

Afi Ekong's Painful Exit (

Citizens Lobby G8, AU Summits On Water (

Afi Ekong - the Amazon of Local Arts, Takes a Bow (

Taribo Tips Eagles to Qualify for 2010, Partners PFN to Fight Militancy (

Re-Branding - Country May Be Worse If Credibility Gap is Created - NIMN (

Clean Up Citizens' Psyche Before Rebranding - Senator Agbo (

CBN, Power Ministry Sabotaging Power Probe (

Group Backs Desopadec Boss (

Quiz PDP Officials Over Treason Allegation, AC Tells Police (

Polio Has Declined in Country By 80 Percent in 2009 -WHO (

SME Development - Smedan in Successful Partnership With Niger Fortune Etu (

Uwais Committee - Why I Disagree With Yar'Adua - Justice Ilori (

Polio Eradication, a Collective Responsibility - Turai (

Me Corrupt? Nonsense! - Obasanjo (

Adegbite Calls for Religious Harmony (

NUJ Confab Flops - SSS Confirms Death Threat (

Is Umaru Also One of the Despots? (

Nigeria’s Bauchi State to Begin Building Refinery, ThisDay Says (Bloomberg)

Sunday, March 29, 2009

WHO - Serious Outbreak of Meningitis Hits Country (

NUJ Elections Deadlocked (

Construction Company Game - Setraco Held Gitto to a Goalless Draw (

Gowon Identifies Country's Woes (

Destabilisation Plot - AC Asks Police to Quiz PDP Officials (

Minister, Bank Chiefs Meet Over Economy (

Barbedos Group Appointed Mercedes Benz Germany Agent (

Resuscitating the Naira to Combat Recession (

The Chodan Notes Exposé (

FG Moves Against Cartel in Faan (

Treason - AC Wants PDP Officials Interrogated (

Economy - Babalola, Soludo, Bank Chiefs Meet Today (

Winning the Maternal Mortality War (

Meltdown - Audit Failure May Prolong Crisis (

Don't Sacrifice Development on Altar of Politics, NLC Tells Edo Lawmakers (

Nigeria/Mozambique: Outrage Trails Eagles' Annoying Barren Draw With Mambas (

Nigeria/Mozambique: Super Eagles Draw Blank in Maputo (

Nigeria/Mozambique: Eagles Are Uninspiring, Says Gara Gombe (

WHO: Serious Outbreak of Meningitis Hits Nigeria (This Day)

Fashola: Nigeria, Ghana Share Similar Electoral Laws (This Day)

Gowon Identifies Nigeria’s Woes (This Day)

Meltdown: Audit Failure May Prolong Nigeria Crisis (This Day)

Slow starts for Egypt and Nigeria (FIFA)

Unlucky Mozambique held by Nigeria (FIFA)

Unlucky Mozambique fail to break down Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

World Cup 2010: Mozambique And Nigeria In Stalemate (Yahoo! Canada Sports)

Egypt and Nigeria in shock draws (BBC News)

Nigeria police rescue kidnapped Lebanese, kill six (AlertNet)

Standard & Poor's Downgrades Country's Credit Rating (

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Nigeria High Court Orders Fresh Hearing Concerning President Vote - Report (Nasdaq)

Doctors Clear Chelsea's John Obi Mikel For Nigeria (Yahoo! Canada Sports)

Virgin Nigeria Appoints New Officers (This Day)

Debt Relief Saved Nigeria, Says Okonjo-Iweala (This Day)

Meningitis epidemic strikes Nigeria, Niger (CNN)

West Africa: Nigeria, Niger Hardest Hit By 2009 Meningitis Epidemic - UN Health Agency (

Friday, March 27, 2009

Standard & Poor’s Downgrades Nigeria’s Credit Rating (This Day)

PHCN Offices in Edo Closed Over National Prayer Session By Union (

Meningitis death toll reaches 960 in Nigeria; 17,000 people infected (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Chelsea's Mikel risks controversy over Nigeria appearance (

Nigeria’s Debt-Rating Outlook Cut to Negative by S&P (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Mai Potiskom Congratulates Leadership (

CAN, Sharia Council Trade Words Over Jang (

Meningitis death toll reaches 960 in WHO (The Times of India)

'Lack of Logistics, Bane of Police' (

Rebranding Nigeria? (

Angola: Nigeria Intends to Cooperate With Country in Air Transport And Banking (

Nigeria's Crude Oil Earnings Crash by 50% (Rigzone)

Nigeria Worried About Obama’s Energy Policy, ThisDay Reports (Bloomberg)

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Atomic Energy Commission Trains Scientists, Engineers For Nuclear Project (

Mikel Obi out of Nigeria World Cup tie (TODAYonline)

Afren Sees Ebok as Massive Oil Development Offshore Nigeria (Rigzone)

Mikel ruled out for Nigeria (FIFA)

Nigeria Opposition Against President Choosing Electoral Body Head (Nasdaq)

UPDATE:Nigeria Opposition Against President Choosing Election Head (Nasdaq)

Nigeria to Begin Disbursing Agriculture Fund, Punch Reports (Bloomberg)

Nigeria Lowers All Crude Oil Export Prices for April Loadings (Bloomberg)

Mikel Obi out of Nigeria World Cup tie (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria loses $180 mln monthly to Shell plant closure (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

IG Raises Squad for Nigeria/Cameroon Border (This Day)

Osotimehin: TB Nigeria’s Major Challenge (This Day)

Nigeria 'politics behind scrapped Korea oil deal' (AFP via Yahoo! Malaysia News)

Nigeria mounts anti-polio effort (The Washington Times)

'Why Naira is Appreciating Now' (Daily Trust) (

Nigeria 'politics behind scrapped Korea oil deal' (AFP via Yahoo! Philippines News)

Maritime Union Holds Conference Despite Attack (

Produce Fiberesima, Court Orders P-H Medical Director (

Nigeria 'politics behind scrapped Korea oil deal' (TODAYonline)

VP, Anyaoku, Okiro to Address Summit On Terrorism (

Nigeria building collapse toll hits 11 (The West Australian)

Oil workers postpone strike in Nigeria (UPI)

Nigeria 'politics behind scrapped Korea oil deal' (AFP via Yahoo! Singapore News)

Nigeria building collapse toll hits 11 (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)

Nigeria apartment block collapses (BBC News)

Nigeria’s SEC Probes Allegations Against Billionaire Dangote (Bloomberg)

Okocha issues Nigeria warning (BBC News)

Monday, March 23, 2009

Naira Drops 35 Kobo, As BDC Operators Meet Thursday (

Ifad Supports Cassava Production With $10 Million (

Senate Leader, Others for Confab On Inter-Governmental Relations (

Shell Pledges More Opportunities for Nigerians (

CNPP, RG Dare PDP On Destabilisation Plot (

Nigeria shortlists GAIL to develop natural gas reserve (Express India)

I’ll Return to Nigeria Soon – el-Rufai (This Day)

US: How Nigeria’s Democracy Can Advance (This Day)

UPDATE:Nigeria Oil Workers Stage Protest Rally At National Assembly (Nasdaq)

KAI! Thou Shall Not Condone Indiscipline (

CBN, Stop This Nonsense! (

Oando Gets Go-Ahead for South East Gas Pipeline Project in Nigeria (Rigzone)

'Russia Should Extend More Preferences to Nigeria' (

Re Former MD Under Investigation (

Nigeria Fixes Maximum Lending, Deposit Interest Rates (INO News)

Good People, Great Nation! Really? (

Reading the News (

A Nation Without Heroes (

PDP - the Limits of Political Demagogy (

Rebranding a 'Good People and a Great Nation' (

Good People, Great Nation...prove It (

African duo reach Nigeria 2009 (FIFA)

Anti-polio campaign set up in Nigeria (The Record and Herald News)

Clerics joining fight to eradicate polio in Nigeria (International Herald Tribune)

Sunday, March 22, 2009

My Faith in Nigeria Unshaken, Says Iwu (This Day)

Church of Nigeria accepts North American Anglican province (Christian Today)

Economic ill winds hit Nigeria (News 24 South Africa)

Indian businessmen wanted over fraud in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Some Muslim clergy join Nigeria's war on polio (AP via Yahoo! Singapore News)

Some Muslim Clergy Join Nigeria's War on Polio (ABC News)

Some Muslim clergy join Nigeria's war on polio (AP via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Indian businessmen wanted over fraud in Anti-graft agency (The Economic Times)

Nigeria oil unions to launch warning strike (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, March 20, 2009

Nigeria helps those with HIV marry each other (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Church of Nigeria Backs Anglican Church of N/America (This Day)

Chevron Completes Sale of Fuel Marketing Businesses in Nigeria (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)

Savannah mission leaves for Nigeria (WTOC 11 Savannah)

Nigeria to halt gas flaring by 2010-2011: minister (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Injured Yobo out of Nigeria's Mozambique clash (TODAYonline)

Yobo out for Nigeria (FIFA)

Injured Yobo out of Nigeria's Mozambique clash (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Theft will not stop Nigeria game (BBC News)

Sic Cops Killed in Bureaux De Change Raid (

Lafarge Board to Pay N1.8 Billion Dividend (

Russia, Govt Sign Energy Pact (

Lafarge Posts N12.1 Billion Net Profit in 2008 (

Commissioner Tasks NUJ on Discipline (

Terrorism Threat - Makinde Seeks FG's Action (

Nigeria Appeal Court Dissolves 30 Local Govt Councils In Osun (INO News)

Yar'Adua Approves N200 Billion Agric Fund (

Halliburton Scam - U.S., Country to Name Bribe Takers (

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Nigeria invites bids for Nitel and mobile unit MTEL (Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News)

Nigeria re-brands to shed chaotic image (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Why Siasia Was Appointed F/Eagles Coach - Adamu (

NAHCON Doesn't Owe Saudi - Chairman (

BDCS Fault CBN On Delimitation of Functions (

Nigeria invites bids for Nitel and mobile unit MTEL (Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines News)

CBN Licenses First Credit Bureau (

Country's Exports to Trinidad & Tobago Above $200 Million (

Yobo issues warning to Nigeria (BBC News)

Banking Regulation - Commonsense and Nonsense (1) (

Irabor Denies Bribery Allegation (

Our Ordeal as Albinos - Jake Epelle (

Country Picks 15 Firms for Gas Sector Development (

Senate Moves to Cut CBN's Powers (

Subsidy - NLC Faults FG (

Napep and Fight Against Poverty (

Constitution Review - Local Councils May Get Autonomy (

Nata Elects New Executive (

EU to Spend 580 Million Euros in Country for the Next Five Years (

Guinness Nigeria, Nigerian Breweries Rated ‘Buy’ at Renaissance (Bloomberg)

Guinness Nigeria Rated ‘Buy’ at RenCap on Consumption (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria Selects 15 Energy Companies for Gas Projects (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Toxic Assets - CBN Sends Examiners After Banks (

Reform Agenda: Nigeria’s Made Progress, Says Sultan (This Day)

Foundation Builds Non-Profit Syringe Factory (

Nigeria Picks 15 Firms to Help Develop Gas Sector (Rigzone)

Nigeria confirms former Olympic team coach as U-20 head coach (People's Daily)

Bureau De-Change Protests Exclusion to Access Foreign Currencies (

Glo Lights Up Kaduna Trade Fair With Music (

Depositors' Funds - CBN Offers to Pay N12.1 Billion (

Ahead of New Farming Season, Fresh Corn Floods Markets (

Civil Defence Flags Off Anti-Vandalisation Workshop in FCT (

NCC Organises Forum for Consumers' Protection (

Facts On Reform in the Oil And Gas Industry (

Glo - Setting the Pace At Kaduna Fair (

Country in Need of 23 Million Houses, Says House of Rep (

With 'Good People, Great Nation,' Country Rebrands (

Why We're Re-Branding Country - Yar'Adua (

Why We're Re-Branding Country - Yar'Adua (Vanguard) (

Banks' Credit Hits N7.8 Trillion (

SEC, CBN Petitioned Over 'Unethical Practices' (

Peace is in Everyone's Interest (

Nigeria Launches Campaign To Improve Nation's Battered Image (Nasdaq)

Nigeria Oil Output 2 Million B/D; 1 Million B/D Shut In - Spokesman (Nasdaq)

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Nigeria Appeal Court Upholds Oyo State Governor Poll -Officials (Nasdaq)

Voting for Living Legends Starts (

Man launching Nigeria's new image hit by mobile phone thieves (BBC News)

Siasia gets Nigeria under-20 post (BBC News)

Nigeria tries to change image with marketing (INO News)

Nigeria to Increase Supplies of Foreign Exchange, Soludo Says (Bloomberg)

Nigeria tries to change image with marketing (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Nigeria cbank moves to ease exchange rate disparity (Khaleej Times)

Eagles Very Hungry - Ogunjobi (

NFF Board Meets Today to Decide Ladan's Fate (

Okonjo-Iweala - It's Time to Spend Excess Crude Savings (

Chevron Shuts-in 10, 000 Bpd From Country (

Nigeria attack forces Chevron to cut production (AFP via Yahoo! News)

15,000 Jobs Threatened in Oil Industry (

Anti-Corruption - Oando Sponsors UN Workshop in Nigeria (

Nigeria Seeks to Move Gas Flaring Deadline to 2010 (

NFF Calls National Prayer for Nigeria Football (

VP: Nigeria expects more investment from China (People's Daily)

Nigeria LNG Opts For More - Baker Energy Contract Renewed (

GSM Users May Pay More Soon (

Nothing Wrong With Coaching Consortium (

Expatriates Take Over Sacked Local Workers' Jobs in Shell (

Oil Export Dips as Output Slips to 1.79mbpd (

Nwosu's Job On the Line (

Is the Country Truly Hard to Rule? (

Monday, March 16, 2009

Why Presidency Wants Constitution Review Halted (

EU Approves 580 Million Euros for Country (

The Country's Damning Human Rights Record (

Police Recall Sacked 1,731 Personnel in Three States (

Swan Meets Excite Students (

White Paper on Electoral Reform (

Umaru Yar'Adua and Healthcare Frontier (

Kidnappings - FG Ready to Give Communities Oil Stakes (

Nigeria hostage sends letter (BBC News)

Nigeria, Russia plan joint commission to promote ties (People's Daily)

ANPP Sues Shinkafi, Deputy for Decamping to PDP (

The day oil was discovered in Nigeria (BBC News)

Is Nigeria Truly Hard to Rule? (This Day)

Gunmen attack Shell oil flow station in Nigeria (AlertNet)

Gunmen attack Nigeria oil flow station (AlertNet)

Nigeria Plans to Give Oil Stakes to Delta Communities (Update2) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria hostage sends letter home (BBC News)

World Bank urges Nigeria to diversify economy (AFP via Yahoo! News)

CBN to Redesign N50, N10, N5 Notes (

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-03-16 16:22 UPDATE 1-Nigeria non-oil growth to slow to 4 pct -World Bank (Interactive Investor)

The Real Enemies (

End Game for Societe Generale Bank? (

Hajj Threatened By N63 Billion Debt (

Oando Sponsors UN Anti-Corruption Workshop (

Yar'Adua Unveils Re-Branding Logo, Slogan Tomorrow (

Adamawa State Recorded Over 75 Percent Unemployment- Barr.njidda (

Bogus Liberalisation = Capital Flight (

36 States to Contribute $77 Million to Fadama III Project - Consultant (

First Bank Cautions Shareholders Over Dividend Payment (

A Fight to Save the Naira (

Reinstate Spiritual Values, Catholic Bishops Urge Leaders (

PRESS RELEASE: Fitch: Nigeria Zenith Bank 'B+'; Revises Outlook (Nasdaq)

Nigeria Plans to Give Communities Stakes in Oil Projects (Bloomberg)

Nigeria Has Nearly Completed Assessing Gas Proposals (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Chevron Oil Pipeline in Nigeria Ruptured in Attack (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Chevron: Nigeria pipeline blast slashes production (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Pirates release MV seal tide vessel with Ukrainian crew member seized near Nigeria (KYIV Post)

Minister Seeks Tuition-Free Girl-Child Education (

Environmentalists Call for End to GM Cassava Trials (Fahamu) (

FG Okays N3 Trillion for Police Reforms (

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Nigeria encourages AIDS patients to marry each other to curb spread of the disease (The Standard-Times)

Relief Materials - Women Give Chevron 21-Day Ultimatum (Vanguard) (

3 Filipinos, Ukrainian kidnapped in Nigeria (GMA News)

3 Pinoy, dinukot sa Nigeria (RMN)

Ukrainian,Filipino Crew Kidnapped Off Nigeria-Cameroon Border (Nasdaq)

Private security official says Filipinos, Ukrainian snatched in Nigeria (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Sudan Seeks Nigeria’s Support Against ICC Warrant (This Day)

Ron Kenoly, Bob Fitts Proud of Nigeria’s Progress (This Day)

Official: 3 Filipinos, Ukrainian snatched in Nigeria (GMA News)

Friday, March 13, 2009

Teachers Suspend Strike (

Plane Crash Victims' Families to Collect Remains (

Govt Spends $5.5 Billion Yearly On Food Importation - Kurfi (

Govt Earned $8.42 Billion From Telecoms in 2008 (

Seizure of drug shipment threatens ARV access (AlertNet)

Sudan Seeks Nigeria's Support Against ICC Warrant (Nasdaq)

Uwe Begs for Flying Eagles Assistant Job (

Nwosu's Eaglets Begins Nationwide Tour (

Environmentalists Call for End to GM Cassava Trials (

Fayemi Vs Oni - the Difference is Clear! (

Maitama Sule Canvasses More Powers for NSCDC (

Obstacles to Land Use Act Amendment (

Envoy Cautions Foreign Investors Against Illegitimate Deals (

NBA Vs CJN - Matters Arising (

Fifth Columnists and the Report of the Electoral Reform Committee (

Otedola Joins Dangote Among World's Richest Men (

Sudan: Nigeria Supports AU's Position on Al-Bashir's Arrest Warrant (

Supreme Court Gets Another Female Justice (

Rtean Member Jailed for Mischief (

Akunyili's Bold Branding Moves (

Country Unripe for Deregulation - Kokori (

Don't Lift Ban On Vegetable Oil Importation, Man Urges FG (

Kutigi Swears in New Female Supreme Court Justice (

'Sports, Potent Strategy for Rebranding' (

Dont Leave LP, NLC Warns Mimiko (

Re-Branding - National Assembly Seeks Source of Funding (

Nigeria’s Kaduna Refinery to Resume End of March, Vanguard Says (Bloomberg)

Thursday, March 12, 2009

‘Sports, Potent Strategy for Rebranding Nigeria’ (This Day)

Nigeria Unripe for Deregulation - Kokori (This Day)

Two New Justices Sworn-in (

Groups angered by Nigeria gay marriage ban (Independent Online)

Ohakim Lists Effects of Economic Meltdown (

Residents of Dutse Alhaji Protest At PHCN Office (

Stimulating Grassroot Economy (

Nigeria Discovers Own HIV Tracking Baseline (

Nigeria election reform 'U-turn' (BBC News)

As Govt, Labour Tango Over De-Regulation (

FG Earmarks U.S.$60 Billion for Oil, Gas Projects (

Workshop Urges Concerted Efforts Against Maternal Deaths (

FG Seeks Support Against Cultism (

Bad Weather Forces Abuja-Bound Plane Back to Lagos (

Lar, MD Yusuf, Mourn Gbong Gom Jos (

FG May Slash Banks' Commission on NCS, Firs's Revenue (

Senate Summons SGF Over N98 Billion Housing Proceeds (

PHCN is Finding It Difficult to Recover N12 Billion Debt -Official (

AULIC Implements Trade Fair Complex Concession (

Plea Bargaining As a Concept is Ideal - Lawal Pedro (

Is Yar'Adua a Leader? (

Shekarau Identifies Quality Education Delivery As Antidote to Poverty Reduction (

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Nigeria loses $1.46 bln to gas flaring annually (People's Daily)

SON Awards NIS Certificate to Benue Cassava Processor Joseph, Makurdi (

Save Us From Imports, TGI Asks FG (

Dana Air Launches Online Payment System (

Akunyili Threatened With Arrest (

Pope to Visit Country - CBCN (

Integrity Group Vs ANPP Leadership - Court Fixes April 28 for Hearing (

Dicon Vows to Support Technological Growth (

Global Melt Down - Citizens Must Insure Now, Says Adejumo (

NGO Partners Insurers to Provide Safety Helmets (

Re-Branding or Homogenizing Abuja? (

Nama Begins Calibration of Nav Aids At Airports (

Power Failure - Finland President Tasks Yar'Adua (

Trouble in the Power Sector - the Greed Factor (

The Problem With Re-Branding Country (

Three Million Jobs Coming As Agric Gets N200 Billion Boost (

Customs Seizes N60 Million Smuggled Goods (

NASS Threatens to Arrest Akunyili (

NESG Proffers Solutions to Country's Economic Recession (

Customs E-Payment is Manipulated -AG. CG (

Turmoil in the Power Sector (

Ports Congestion - Yar'Adua Directs Containers to Onne (

...NPA, Customs Blame Human Factors (

Glo Laffta Fest Redefines Entertainment (

Akunyili Inaugurates Committee On Re-Branding (

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Adamawa NUT Vows to Continue Strike (

British Council Graduates 100 Entrepreneurs (

Yuguda - ANPP Sacks Exco, Appoints Another (

Detained Arik Aircraft Released By Ivorian Authorities (

Nuga Elects New Officers (

Importers Abandon 18,000 Containers At Lagos Ports (

NLC to Hold Rallies Against Deregulation (

Restoring the Lost Glory of the Heartbeat State (

Don't Hire Foreign Fabricators, Delta Fitters Ask Desopadec (

'Meltdown'll Affect Implementation of TSS' (

Russia to oust Western oil and gas companies from Nigeria (Pravda)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-03-10 18:21 UPDATE 1-Nigeria to use $1.5 bln of oil cash in March (Interactive Investor)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-03-10 18:13 Nigeria to disburse $1.5 bln of oil savings in March (Interactive Investor)

Obasanjo is a Patriot, Says Ohakim (Vanguard) (

Oyegun Warns Against Plans to Rig Guber Re-Run in Ekiti (

Russia to oust Western oil and gas companies from Nigeria (Pravda Ru)

Nigeria Will Employ New Companies to End Gas Flaring (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria's oil output down to 1.6 million barrels: Yar'Adua (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Yar'Adua Urges Finland to Invest in Country's Power Sector (

First Free Software Conference Held in Nigeria (KDE News)

Ribadu - Punishment for Honesty? (

We Anticipated CSM Epidemic And Prepared for It - Osotimehin (

Obasanjo is a Patriot, Says Ohakim (

Nigeria is Now Africa's Biggest Mobile Telecom Market, Pyramid Research Reports (Broadcast Newsroom)

My Fears Over Electoral Reform, By Buhari (

Army Vows to Defend Country (

Country Could Triple LNG Output If Projects Weather Downturn (

Be Wary of Unsolicited Advisers, Atsssan Tells Aviation Minister (

Ysfon - We Are Set for Oba of Benin Cup - FCT (

Aulic Introduces Trade Fair Shuttle Buses (

CBN Maintains Exchange Rate At N144-150 to Dollar (

Trinidad Seeks Direct Air-Link With Nigeria (

Nigerian Scientists Discover CD4 Count Baseline (

2020 - Science Minister Sees Hope in Agricuture (

Govt to Define Police Function in Elections (

Stop Campaigning, Stakeholders' Forum Tells Aspirants (

Pegasus School Wins Maths Competition in Abuja (

Muslim Groups Urge Citizens to Emulate the Virtues of Prophet Muhammad (

Jaiz Islamic Bank to Start Operations (

PTDF Partners Dicon to Train Welders (

Allegations of Fraud in NERC Worrisome - IPPAN (

Shari'ah - Surmounting the Tall Obstacles (

JTF Uncovers Militants' Plan to Blow Up Chevron's Facility (

Nigeria Immigration Service Updates E-Passport (

Kada 2009 - Bauchi Swan Urges Govt to Investigate Poor Performance (

Soyinka Seeks Obasanjo's Trial (

No Going Back On N52, 200 Minimum Wage Demand - Adebayo (

Trans-Sahara Gas Project Will End Shortages in Europe -Yar'Adua (

Monday, March 09, 2009

Banks Set to Finance MRS' Chevron Shares Acquisition (

Bank Adverts - Apcon Raises Concern Over CBN's Directive (

Double Honour for Mr. Integrity (

Enough of This Fire-Fighting (

Group Gives Scholarship to 56 Orphans (

Uwais White Paper Defeats Electoral Reforms Objectives (

Just What is CAC Up To? (

ERA Flays Testing of 'Super Cassava' (This Day) (

How Opengate MFB is Opening Gates for the Poor-MD (

Peugeot 307 Can Sell for Less Than N1 Million, If... (

Finnish President Seeks Stronger Bilateral Ties With Nigeria (Nasdaq)

Trinidad Seeks Direct Air-Link with Nigeria (This Day)

Nigeria Foils Plot to Attach Chevron Facility (Rigzone)

Nigeria Immigration Service Updates e-Passport (This Day)

CNOOC announces early start-up of OML130 in Nigeria (People's Daily)

Shell Suspends Export Obligations for Nigeria’s Forcados Crude (Bloomberg)

Finnish President Halonen starts four-day state visit to Nigeria (People's Daily)

Ndanusa Inaugurates Tax Rebate Committee (

Naicom, CIIN Worry Over the Impact of Global Financial Crisis (

We Will Soon Confront Yar'Adua (

Prominent Citizens Who Support English Premier League Clubs (

Reps Summon NNPC MD (

Gov't Seeks Inputs of Citizens in Diaspora to National Devt (

Why I Call Awolowo the Titan, By Ebenezer Babatope (

FG Tasks Chinese Government On Counterfeiting (

'Why Presidency Eluded Awolowo' (

Which Way Nigeria in 2009 - Economy in Shambles (

FG Okays $2.5 Billion for Gas Projects (

Saidu Kumo is a Mischief -Maker - ANPP (

NOC is Not Dissolved - NSC (

National Strike - We Will Mobilise Against Labour, NUT- Padgog (

Court Restrains CBN From Limiting Banks' Advert (

Can You Tell an African From a Black American? (i) (

Kalu Calls for Prayers (

Alao-Akala Insensitive to Teachers' Plight - ANPP (

No More Local Flavour in the Uefa Champions League (

PFN Tasks FG On Religious Crisis (

N8 Billion Debt - Faan Grounds Arik, Bellview, Virgin's Operations (

PGA Nigeria Targets Bigger 2010 Tour (

I Will Not Worship in TB Joshua's Church, Says Adeboye (

Yes, We Can't (2) (

Strike - Again, Fashola Appeals to Teachers (

Siasia Replaces Bosso (

We'll Battle Yar'Adua - NLC (

Country to Prosecute Two Britons Over Bribery (Daily Independent) (

Port Congestion - AC Calls for Anenih's Removal (

Electoral Reform - Fashola Seeks Sanction for Erring Politicians (

The Reality of Forex Controls (

Pinnacle Targets N30 Billion Real Estate Investment (

N8 Billion Debt - Arik Not Grounded - FAAN (

Nsukka Sets Records (

ERA Flays Testing of 'Super Cassava' (

Crude Oil Exports - House Committee Summons NNPC, Multinationals (

Sunday, March 08, 2009

Oil Has Stained Economy, Grey! (1) (

Country to Prosecute Two Britons Over Bribery (

MacArthur Foundation Pledges $15 Million Annual Grant for Education Sector (

That PHCN Sack! (

Flying Eagles Job - NFF, Siasia to Meet On Tuesday (

Why NFF is Yet to Name Bosso's Replacement (

Bello Suleiman Under Fire (

FG Summons Niwa MD, Bemoans Decay of Onitsha Port (

The Chasm of Negative Religiosity (

West Africa: World Briefing of Equatorial Guinea And Nigeria (

A Country Stripped of Nationhood (

Developing Appropriate Fiscal Policies (

Govt Earns N2.475 Trillion From Excess Crude in 2008 (

Niger Delta Crisis - Shell to Lay Off More Workers (

Nigeria, Others Seek Compliance from Tobacco (This Day)

W’Bank: Nigeria, Others Face $700bn Funding Gap (This Day)

Pinnacle Targets N30bn Real Estate Investment in Nigeria (This Day)

Nigerian state urges AIDS patients to marry (MSNBC)

President - How Nigeria Can Survive Global Meltdown (This Day) (

Recession - Yar'Adua Hints At Austerity Measures (Leadership) (

Yar'Adua Asks Nigerians to Tighten Belt, Emulate Shehu Yar'Adua (Vanguard) (

Meningococcal Disease in Nigeria Update (Kansas City InfoZine)

Yar'Adua Asks Nigerians to Tighten Belt, Emulate Shehu Yar'Adua (

President - How Nigeria Can Survive Global Meltdown (

Saturday, March 07, 2009

Recession - Yar'Adua Hints At Austerity Measures (

Nigeria AIDS patients encouraged to marry each other (Deseret Morning News)

President: How Nigeria can Survive Global Meltdown (This Day)

potential gas hotspot, on frontline for climate change (AFP via Yahoo! News)

NLNG Bribery Scandal - British Police Arrest Lawyer (This Day) (

Friday, March 06, 2009

NLNG Bribery Scandal - British Police Arrest Lawyer (

Slavery theme park planned for Nigeria (World Leisure News)

Newcastle striker Martins commits to Nigeria (

Abuccima, NBA Sign Mou to Promote PPP (

Africa must learn from Nigeria's "microwave" movies (Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News)

Ekeji Throws Weight Behind Amodu, Amokachi (

Londoner held in Nigeria bribe case (BBC London)

Nigeria Must Avoid Bailout to Reveal ‘Ugly’ Banks, RenCap Says (Bloomberg)

Martins makes Nigeria pledge (BBC News)

Fire Guts ANPP Secretariat Complex (

The Vague Future of Country (

FG Partners Turkish Investors (

Markarfi Tasks Economic Managers Over Recession (

ANPP HQ Gutted By Fire (

Senate, NLC and Politics of Iwu's Removal (

No to Outright Subsidy Removal For Now (

Africa must learn from Nigeria's "microwave" movies (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

We Should Be in Mogadishu (

NTDC Partners South Africa on Tourism Devt (

More Crisis in the Power Sector (

Amodu's Eagles' Casualties (

CBN Floats N200 Billion Agric Bond in Two Weeks (

Fire Guts ANPP's Hqtrs (

Martins returns for Nigeria (FIFA)

Martins gets Nigeria recall (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Governors Can Afford TSS - NUT Scribe (

NRC Board Pledges to Restore Rail System (Vanguard) (

Nigeria Bonny Oil Output Back Up Near 200,000 B/D (Rigzone)

Builder kidnapped in Nigeria (Herald Sun)

Oil thieves sabotage Chevron pipeline in Nigeria (AlertNet)

National Rebranding - Read Her Lips (Vanguard) (

Gunmen in Nigeria kidnap Lebanese building worker (AlertNet)

Lagos City Poly President Counsels Govt, Graduands On Creativity (

Standard Chartered Partners Travelex, Introduces Cash Passport Card (

Liquidity Sqeeze Bites Harder As Cost of Funds Crosses 20 Percent Mark (

From Kano, a Crowning Moment of Glory At UNN (

Nigeria prepares plan to buy bad loans (Financial Times)

Nigeria oil strike looming (UPI)

CBN Blames High Lending Rate On Scarcity of Funds (

Lebanese Builder Kidnapped In Nigeria - Military (Nasdaq)

Builder kidnapped in Nigeria (Daily Telegraph)

Freedom of Expression Vs. Character Assassination (

A Sacred Cow Called Maurice Iwu (

U.S. Urges Country to Fulfill Pledge on Sending Troops to Somalia (

Gunmen in Nigeria hijack, rob four boats in delta (AlertNet)

NFF Election - Toro Opens Campaign Office in Abuja (

2011 Polls - International Body Warns Against Imposition of Candidates (

World Bank Approves N7.3 Billion for Bird Flu (

Onaiyekan, Sultan Canvass Stiff Penalty for Religious Incitement (

BDC Operators Laud CBN Forex Reforms (

Government and Sensitive Documents (

Nigeria arraigns three over deadly child teething drug (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Power - Panel Report Seeks Probe of AG, CBN (

Nigeria Anti-graft Commission Arrests Ex-Ondo State Governor (INO News)

Some Respect for the President (

Group Flays Senators Over Call for Napep's Probe (

FG Cancels Eight Port Charges (

How Foreigners Control Country's Freight Components, By Amiwero (

Corporate Governance - FG Partners IoD (

Niger Delta - Searching for Peace Through Community Development (

On the Bill to Strenghten EFCC (

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Meningitis Kills 333 (New York Times)

Meningitis outbreak kills 333 in Nigeria (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Nigeria's Bullish Growth Continues in Fourth Quarter (

Meningitis kills 333 in health minister (TODAYonline)

Meningitis kills 333 in health minister (AFP via Yahoo! News)

'Sesame Street' Program In Nigeria Aims To Spread HIV/AIDS Awareness Messages To Children (Medical News Today)

Shell Confirms Explosions on Pipeline in SE Nigeria (Rigzone)

Nigeria To Weather Financial Crisis - Central Bank Chief (INO News)

PHCN Boss Resigns (Leadership) (

Religion Threatens Country's Nationhood - Soyinka (Vanguard) (

Chevron to delay key projects in report (

Fresh Yearning for Two-Party System (Daily Independent) (

Chevron to delay key projects in report (AFP via Yahoo! News)

ANPP Petitions IGP Over Arrest of 68 Members in Niger (

Nigeria's Oil Minister Fined For Ignoring Summons - Report (Nasdaq)

PHCN Boss Resigns (

Senate - Sharpening EFCC's Teeth Against Corruption (

Why Teachers' Strike Will Continue, By NUT Chairman (

Religion Threatens Country's Nationhood - Soyinka (

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Dubious Politicians Are Against Electoral Reform -Okoye (

Fresh Yearning for Two-Party System (

Akunyili and the 'Re-Branding' of Country - The Limits of Propaganda (

Judicial Workers Hold Ondo CJ Hostage (

Civil Society Groups Task Country's Anti-Corruption Agencies (

Host Picks First Gold (

Don Makes Case for Nuclear Power Generation (

Dantiye Reacts to Buhari's Letter on Way Forward (

Yar' Adua Sacks PHCN Boss (

Soyinka: Nigeria Has Lost its Defining Moment (This Day)

Nigeria president sacks energy execs (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria president sacks energy execs (AFP via Yahoo! Canada News)

Meningitis claims nearly 100 in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria Loses $1.5B Yearly to Oil Theft (Rigzone)

Meningitis claims 58 in northern Nigeria : health officials (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria suspends debut global bond issue: minister (AFP via Yahoo! Canada News)

Oil Rebounds After 10% Drop Amid OPEC Outlook, Nigeria Attack (Bloomberg)

Shell pipeline explodes in southern Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Subsidy Removal - We'll Cripple This Govt - Workers (

Vision 2020 Calls for Dedication and Honesty Among Citizens - Envoy (

NAN MD Seeks Adequate Training for Journalists (

Shell: pipeline explosion in southern Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Nigeria Suspends Plan to Sell International Bonds (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Anan President Harps on Prudent Management of Resources (

NSCDC Wants Officials to Be Trained Like Other Security Agencies (

Why More Women Should Study Accountancy - SWAN (

Nigeria to Pay 17 Billion Naira Owed to Nitel Staff (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Shell pipeline explodes in southern spokesman (AFP via Yahoo! News)

FAAN to Descend on Owners of Abandoned Aircraft (

Lulu, Toro, Obaseki Battle for Top Seat (

SON Impounds N5 Millions Worth of Sub-Standard Foams in Owerri, Onitsha (

Financial Regulation is Comatose - Experts (

Meltdown Will Strengthen Economy, Says Don (

Maurice Iwu - Umpire Under Fire (

Textile Workers Task Yar'Adua On Economy (

Monday, March 02, 2009

Re-Thinking State Creation (

NUT Candidate Commends Govt Over TSS Implementation (

Labour Opposes Deregulation, Bailout Plans (

Commonwealth Seeks Implementation of National Export Strategy (

Strike - Neco, SSCE Threatened - NUT (

Chevron's Agbami, Usan Fields to Benefit From $17.5 Billion Upstream Investment (

Iccon, Ipan Seek National Policy on Chemicals (

Country Loses $1.5 Billion Yearly to Oil Theft - Shell (

Nafada Calls for Review of Agriculture Policies (

Nafada Wants Agriculture Policies Reviewed (

Director Urges Passage of Water Resources Bill (

Why 2011 Worries Me (

Group Berates Abuja for Harassing Park Operators (

Fire - Investors Blame Fake Cables (

How Rural Areas Are Underdeveloped (

House Summons Customs, SON Over Toxic Waste (

Deregulation - Oil Workers Prepare for Strike (

N1.98 Billion Debt - First Bank Sues Ajaokuta Steel Company (

Public Service in Nigeria - No Longer a Dirty Word (

Oluwole Rotimi's Diplomatic Gaffe (

UK Applications for Visas 'On the Rise' (

Afribank Secures NFF Mark With N250 Million (

Nigeria oil unions issue fresh strike warning (AFP via Yahoo! News)

The Trick About Re-Branding Country (

Putting Verve Into Nigerian Dance (

Nigeria oil unions threaten 3-day strike (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Buhari May Shun ANPP Caucus Meeting Today (

Election Appeal - Court Slates March 3 for Adoption of Addresses (

The Unemployment Bomb (

No Democracy in Country - CAN President (

Subsidy - Pengassan, Nupeng Meet in Abuja Today (

Why Elections Are Controversial (

Economic Crisis - Deregulation Not the Answer - Issa Aremu (

Fuel - CNPP Rejects Subsidy Removal (

Celebrating American National Day (

Militants Threaten to Attack Gas Pipeline in Southeast Nigeria (Rigzone)

CNPP Queries Senate's Vote of Confidence On Iwu (

A Paradigm Shift in Anti-Corruption War (

Maduekwe Visits Equatorial Guinea Over Attack (

Jonathan Urges PFN to Pray for Peace, Devt (

EU Assures Govt of Support (

African Union, Nigeria Plan Accord on Central Bank (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria’s Daily Oil Exports Scheduled to Rise 4.6% in April (Bloomberg)

Country Loses N250 Billion to Exam Fraud (

Yaradua Appoints New FCRN Boss (

EU Boosts Aid to Country (

When Will Country's Season of Football Woes End? (

'Nobody is Writing About the Police' (

Sunday, March 01, 2009

Anti Graft War - Nigerians Need Transformation -Ayoola (

Why Country Rejected EU Grant for 2007 Polls - Iwu Lists for Areas of Electoral Reform (

When Glen Turner Turned Heads (

Akunyili, Please What Are We Re-Branding? (

Kaduna's Mark of Excellence (

Riot and Northern Nigeria (

Lagos Half Marathon Dwarfs Johannesburg Marathon in Prize Money (

Drug Traffickers Prefer KLM, Alitalia, Says NDLEA (

Pot Calling Kettle Black (

Golf Stars Take Lagos By Storm as TPC Tees Off Next Week (

Land Use Act - Experts Commend FG's Amendment Initiative (

Civil War or Not, Igbo Have No Apologies for Country, Says Uwechue (

UN Security Council - Country's Chances Very Bright - Marwa (

Nigeria Sells Remaining 10% Equity Of Eleme Petrochemical Co (Nasdaq)

African Union, Nigeria Plan Accord on Continental Central Bank (Bloomberg)

Governor Orji Debunks EFCC Money Laundering Story (

Mixed Reactions Greet CAN's Vote of No Confidence (

Kidnapping Threat - Okiro Propososes Bill to Register GSM Subscribers (

2011 - Supporters to Determine My Fate - Buhari (Vanguard) (

Panic Stalks Forex Market (

Economic Meltdown Can Bring Down Government - Arewa (

IPPs And the PHCN Mantra (

Presidency - No Going Back On Deregulation (

Kidnappings: Oil Services Firms Flee Nigeria (This Day)

Militants threaten to attack gas pipeline in southeast Nigeria (People's Daily)

2011 - Supporters to Determine My Fate - Buhari (

Buhari Considers 3 Options (This Day) (

UN Security Council: Nigeria’s Chances Very Bright – Marwa (This Day)

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