Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for May 2009

Saturday, May 30, 2009


Friday, May 29, 2009

Keane scores as Ireland draws 1-1 with Nigeria (The Star)

Keane earns Ireland a draw with Nigeria (Sky News Australia)

Keane earns Ireland a draw with Nigeria (BigPond News)

More delay in US trial of Shell over Nigeria deaths (AlertNet)

Trapattoni's Ireland held to 1-1 draw by Nigeria (Yahoo! Canada Sports)

Keane scores as Ireland tie 1-1 with Nigeria (Yahoo! Canada Sports)

Ireland draw Nigeria in friendly (FIFA)

Ireland 1-1 Keane hits equalizer (ESPN

Nigeria hold Rep of Ireland (BBC News)

'Things can only get better' (BBC News)

Keane earns Ireland friendly stalemate with Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

How Banks Circumvent CBN's Directive On Interest Rates (

House Committee to Review Pay of Customs Officers (

Citizens Earn Less Than Five Percent of the $8.5 Billion (

Resolving the Food Security Question (

GE And The Federal Republic Of Nigeria Sign Infrastructure Development Agreement (

INTERVIEW-Ex-Nigeria anti-graft chief says Africa losing war (AlertNet)

MPN Taps Acergy to Revamp 3 Wellhead Platforms Offshore Nigeria (Rigzone) Blackmailer's Lawyer, Giwa-Amu Docked for False Information (

EFCC Quizzes NSE Boss, Okereke-Onyiuke (

Electoral System - a Grand Parody (

Jos, Benin And Lagos Set for Battle of the Year (

Ten Years of Democracy - a Decade of Rudderless Leadership (

Why Democracy is On Course (

Child Education Still in Doldrums (

Ten Years of Democracy - Weep Not for Education... (

Don Tasks Nurses On MDGs (

Trapattoni - We Want to Beat Nigeria (

Ten Years of Security Somersault (

Yar'Adua and the Aviation Sector (

Democracy at 10 - How the Judiciary Fared (

Feudalism, Genocide and Princewill's Resignation (

Decade of democracy: Nigeria voices (BBC News)

Goje Harps on Peaceful Co-Existence (

Who is Justice Alfa Belgore? (

'PDP Has Failed Nigerians' (

Opadokun - It's Frustrating Experience (

10 Years of What? (

Nigeria renews amnesty offer to Niger Delta militants (AlertNet)

10 Years on, Country Toasts to Democracy (

African viewpoint: Nigeria's freedom (BBC News)

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Fulham's Etuhu delighted with Nigeria recall (

DFA: RP exerting efforts to locate 2 missing seamen in Nigeria (GMA News)

As Ruling Party Alleges Anti-Yar'Adua Meeting in Ghana PDP - U.S. Wants to Destabilise Nigeria (

Acergy Gets $190 Million Contract Offshore Nigeria (Nasdaq)

As Ruling Party Alleges Anti-Yar’Adua Meeting in Ghana… PDP: U.S. Wants to Destabilise Nigeria (This Day)

10 Years on, Nigeria Toasts to Democracy (This Day)

Relief workers slowly access conflict-hit Delta creeks (AlertNet)

CBN - Presidency Shortlists Soludo, Sanusi, Bello, Ogunjobi (

'Man Utd fan kills four in Nigeria' (ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Oil Hits $63 as Opec Meets Today (

Princewill - Courageous Step of a Democrat (

Four killed in Nigeria bus crash (AAP) (Yahoo!7 World News)

Manchester United fan in Nigeria kills four Barcelona supporters (Daily Telegraph)

Nigeria’s Kaduna Refinery to Restart in Mid-June, Guardian Says (Bloomberg)

Trapattoni ready for Nigeria test (BBC News)

Nigeria United fan kills rivals (BBC News)

The Lede: 4 Barcelona Fans Killed in Nigeria (International Herald Tribune)

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Alledged N15 Billion Transcorp Fraud - Okereke-Onyiuke Quizzed By EFCC (

Environmental & HSE specialist - Nigeria Permits experience (Rigzone)

Executions case delayed (The New Zealand Herald)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-05-27 16:00 No impact on Nigeria refinery supplies after attack (Interactive Investor)

Nigeria gang leader dies in shootout with police (AlertNet)

Nigeria risks reprisal against oil producers (Financial Times)

Gambia: I Have Great Respect for Nigeria -President Tells Nollywood Stars (

Naicom Charges CIIN to Be Alive to Its Responsibilities (

Yar'Adua Orders Committee to Find Stolen $236,000 (

Govt, South Africa 'Must Work Closer' (

Death Among Mothers Preventable - Unicef, UNFPA (

Uduaghan Canvasses Decentralisation of Power (

Police Officers Meet Over Rumoured Terrorist Attack (

UACN Forecasts Turnover Growth, 19.72 Percent Net Profit Slide in 2009 (

Lawyer Fights Reported Pfizer-Nigeria Settlement (New London Day)

Political Parties - Broken Wings of Country Democracy (

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Children's Day - What Plan for Physically Challenged? (

Nigeria's foreign reserves inch lower (AFP via Yahoo! News)

CBN - South East Rallies Support for Soludo (

N3.5 Million Required to Complete School Mosque (

Skye Bank Launches Loyalty Scheme in Zaria (

CBN May Reverse Decision on ATMs Location (

The Battle Continues - 100,000 BPD Lost to Mend Attack (

Nigeria’s Warri Refinery May Shut on Oil Shortage, Punch Says (Bloomberg)

Muhtar: Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account, Fast Depleting (This Day)

Nigeria, S’Africa ‘Must Work Closer’ (This Day)

Chequered history: Shell in Nigeria (

GE’s Rice Says Integrity Training Is Part of Nigeria Agreement (Bloomberg)

Taming Criminality in Niger Delta (

Foreign Reserves Drop to $45 Billion (

Adokie Slams NFF Over Fifa Verdict (

Country Will Not Fail Fifa - LOC (

Senegal: Athletics - Country Dethrone Nigeria (

'Palm Oil is Alternative Source of Fuel' (

Guards Charged Over Missing Iron Rods (

Greater Makurdi Water Works Contract Awarded (

Lawyer challenging reported Pfizer settlement in Nigeria (Daily Record)

Catholic Church Dedicate Offering to Delta Crisis (

Crude War on Crude Oil (

Zamfara - Years in the Eyes of History (

Niger Delta Crisis - Nigeria's Opec Output Slides Below Angola (

Marrying to a Nigerian, My Best Decision -Sinem Onabanjo (

Union Bank Nigeria Says Third-Quarter Profit Increases by 25% (Bloomberg)

Onalaja Named Ombudsman By NPAN (

Court Bars Police From Arresting Senator (

Nigeria, Others Insist On $70 Price For Oil (

CBN Gov - Senator Writes Yar'Adua Over Appointment (

Arik Air Challenges SAA on Lagos Flights (

Catholic Bishops Dedicate Offering to Victims (

Monday, May 25, 2009

Daniel Makes His Wise Moves (

West Africa: Senegal Dethrone Nigeria (

Shell puts cost of crude oil theft in Nigeria at as £1.1bn a year (Times Online)

The fight for Nigeria’s oil wealth (Crikey)

Chevron Shuts 100,000 Barrels a Day in Nigeria (Update2) (Bloomberg)

Pipeline breach interrupts some of Chevron's oil output in Nigeria (Los Angeles Times)

Nigeria rebels say major oil pipelines destroyed (AFP) (Yahoo!7 World News)

Chevron Shuts 100,000 B/D Nigeria Output On Militant Attack (INO News)

How Country Can Achieve Vision 2020-DG (

Chevron says 100,000 bpd oil cut after Nigeria attack (AFP via Yahoo! Canada News)

Nigeria Army Says No Plan To Invade Odi Community In Delta (Nasdaq)

Operation frees nine hostages in Nigeria (UPI)

Nigeria rebels destroy pipeline (BBC News)

Chevron: 100,000 bpd oil cut after Nigeria attack (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria Failed Black Race -Lectures (

Oil pipelines destroyed, Filipino hostages escape in Nigeria (INO News)

Africa: Nigeria - So Much More Than Scam Artists (

Nigeria Oil Output 1.5 Million B/D - Energy Minister (Nasdaq)

Ican Expels 490 Members Over Graft (

10 Years of Democracy - 'Nothing to Celebrate' (

I Have No Presidential Ambition (

John F. Kennedy V.S. Miss Bukola Ajayi (

Nigeria militants say attack pipelines to Chevron (AlertNet)

Of National Pride and the Obama Snub (

Leadership Without Conscience (

Militants: 3 Filipino hostages freed in Nigeria (5:30 p.m.) (Sun Star)

Nigeria Rebels Claim Raid on Chevron Supply Pipelines (Update2) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria rebels say major oil pipelines destroyed (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Sunday, May 24, 2009

How Not to Rebrand (

Carnage on Our Roads (

Ike Ekweremadu at 47 (

Nigeria Announces New Governor of the Central Bank, FT Reports (Bloomberg)

Niger Delta Bombardment to Continue, Says JTF (

Bad plane scare for Warner in Nigeria (Trinidad Express)

Nigeria's VP says Niger Delta crisis to end soon (People's Daily)

Tragedy If We Fail to Qualify, Says Yar'Adua (

Nigeria army frees more hostages, extends offensive (AlertNet)

Virgin Nigeria Crisis Deepens as 6 Executives Quit (This Day)

Nigeria Shut - out of $40bn Carbon Trade (This Day)

Friday, May 22, 2009

12 hostages rescued (News 24 South Africa)

Romanoff off to Nigeria for consulting (Denver Post)

Peopleâs Democratic Party Leads All in Nigeria (Angus Reid)

WB earmarks huge funds for job creation in Nigeria (People's Daily)

Nigeria To Evaluate Aviation Co Privatization Proposals (Nasdaq)

Nigeria Lifts Interbank Foreign Exchange Trading Ban (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Thousands flee violence, hundreds suspected dead (AlertNet)

12 hostages rescued from militants (San Francisco Chronicle)

12 hostages rescued from militants (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

French PM visits Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

12 hostages rescued from militants (AP via Yahoo! News)

NUJ's Example of Democracy (

Soludo Orders Journalists Out of Conference (

Country's Dimming International Stature (

Jobs Don't Drop From the Sky (

CBN Seeks Law to Buy N400 Billion Toxic Assets in Banks (

Country Disturbed By New U.S. Energy Policy - Minister (

Nigeria Oil Falls to 50% of Capacity Amid Fighting (Update2) (Bloomberg)

CAAT May Drag FG to UN Over Carnage (

National Assembly to Empower NDIC on Bank Failures (

Yar'Adua Lauds Unicem Over New Cement Plant (

Personal Interests Will Mar Mega Party - Ogbonna (

Unrest Pushes Oil Price to $62 PB (

Nigeria Oil Falls to 50% of Capacity Amid Fighting (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Tribunal Endorses Amosun's Application (

Royal Fathers Seek Yar'Adua's Intervention (

Monarchs Task Yar'Adua On Niger Delta Masterplan (

Glitzy World of Let's Dance (

Soyinka - Why I Support Obama Not Coming (

Violence in oil-rich Nigeria boosts prices (The Washington Times)

World Bank to Spend $420 Million in Nigeria, BusinessDay Says (Bloomberg)

Soyinka: Why I Support Obama Not Coming to Nigeria (This Day)

Nigeria Oil Falls to 50% of Capacity as Fighting Kills Hundreds (Bloomberg)

Nigeria yellow carded over U17 World Cup venue readiness (TODAYonline)

Military Attacks Raze Niger Delta Villages (

FIFA: Nigeria Still Not Ready To Stage U-17 Championship (Yahoo! Canada Sports)

Nigeria could lose under-17 world championship, says FIFA (Yahoo! Canada Sports)

Nigeria yellow carded over U17 World Cup venue readiness (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Polio Vaccinations Reaching More of Country's Children, Reports UN Agency (

Nigeria directs knock-out blow at Delta militants (Financial Times)

Yellow card for Nigeria (FIFA)

Nigeria yellow carded over U17 World Cup venue readiness (AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Sport)

Thousands flee Nigeria Delta carnage (BBC News)

Court Orders Estate Developer to Pay N225 Million (

Nigeria’s Oil Production Drops to Half Total Capacity (Update2) (Bloomberg)

Fifa condemns Nigeria preparations (BBC News)

Cotecna Partners With Port Anti-Corruption Committee (

IMF, CBN Disagree on Effect of Meltdown on Nigeria (

Chandlers for International Conference (

Lagos Will Get Fifa's Nod, Says Uchegbulem (

NDIC - Banks' Exposure to Risks Now N237 Billion (

NAFDAC Partners Firm Over $2.4 Million Project (

Togo: Yar'Adua - Nigeria Safe (

Awareness Creation, Capacity Building Global Rights' Agenda - Rommy Mom (

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

PDP Chides Buhari Over Comments On Yar'Adua (

Ume-Ezeoke Tasks CSOs On Partnership (

Group Canvasses Gender Equality (

Group Applauds Adebayo's 'Bravery' (

Ekiti Bribe Scandal - Force Headquarters Takes Over (

Mines Discovered 40 Years After Civil War (

Restoring the Virtues of a Garden City (

Four Years After, Army to Pay SAN N100 Million for Assault (

Nigeria’s Oil Output Drops to Less Than Half Capacity (Update1) (Bloomberg)

N’Delta Crisis: Nigeria Losing N8.7bn Daily (This Day)

So much more than scam artists (The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News)

More Children Than Ever Immunised Against Polio (

More children than ever immunised against polio (AlertNet)

Nigeria police kill two students over exam protest (AlertNet)

NFF Plans Enhanced Welfare Package for Super Eagles (

Niger Delta Crisis is No Threat to Visiting Leaders - Yar'Adua (

FG to Establish Agency to Coordinate Distance Learning (

U.S. to Assist Country on Electoral Reforms (

Country 'Must Tackle Threat of Climate Change' (

Democracy at 10 - Symphony of Elections, Petitions and the Judiciary (

Gunfire in Nigeria oil port of Warri - witnesses (AlertNet)

Eni Suspends Export Obligations of Nigeria’s Brass River Crude (Bloomberg)

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Nigeria vows to fight rebels (The Herald)

Force Majeure Declared on 52,000 B/D from Nigeria Brass Field (Rigzone)

President Yar'Adua Bids Ukrainian Ambassador Farewell (

Nigeria says anti-militant operations restarted (Boston Herald)

Nigeria says anti-militant operations restarted (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

FIFA Abandons Warri Visit Over Violence (

Politician Laments Security Lapses (

MDS Logistics Launches Pharmaceutical Hub in Abuja (

'It's Ridiculous Country Can't Meet FIFA Standard' (

EFCC Nabs NCC Boss Ndukwe (

Eradicating Corruption:Hope in Horizon? (

Arik Air to Commence Flights to Jo'burg June 1 (

FG Woos Nordic Investors (

Shareholders Applaud 141 Percent Growth in Unilever Profit (

Film Production - NFC Partners FIRS on Tax Incentive (

Doing Last Things First (

Conspiracy, Intrigue Bane of the Church - Bishop Chukwuma (

Nigeria vow further offensive against rebels (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Monday, May 18, 2009

CBN Records 97 Percent Increase in Borno, Yobe Banks' Deals (

NMA Chairman Complains Over Multiple Taxation (

N1.4 Billion Defunct Fortune Bank Fund Intact - NDIC (

Plateau Wants More Museums (

Buhari Berates Leaders (

Oil price hits high on Nigeria unrest (Sky News Australia)

Nigeria rebs to block waterways to oil ships (Philippine Daily Inquirer)

Oil price hits 59 dollars on Nigeria unrest (AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance)

Oil climbs on Nigeria violence, U.S. refinery fire (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Oil prices climb on Nigeria, U.S. refinery fire (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Oil price hits 58 dollars on Nigeria unrest (AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance)

Military frees hostages in Nigeria (UPI)

Moving Back is the Best Decision I Ever Made -Banky W (

Oil rises near $58 on Nigeria, U.S. refinery fire (Reuters via Yahoo! Canada News)

Nigeria Oil Union Concerned Over Fighting In Niger Delta (Nasdaq)

Crude Rises On Higher Stocks, Nigeria Concerns (Fox News)

Futures Movers: Crude rises 5% on Nigeria, higher global equities (Market Watch)

GE Transportation in locomotive deal with Nigeria (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Oil above $59 on Nigeria attacks (BBC News)

Nigeria rebels say channels for oil ships blocked (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Hajj 2009 - Saudi Gives Country 95,000 Seats (

Ex-England Junior International in Dilemma Over Eagles (

Yar'Adua to Open Mining Confab on Tuesday (

Nigeria 2009 - Anything for FIFA Inspectors to Write Home About? (

Zain Restructures Operations Transfers Services of 450 Employees, Offers 300 Exit Package (

Hepatitis - Over 50 Times More Infectious Than HIV (

Arab Contractors' New Abuja Office Commissioned (

Any Lessons From the Private Sector? (

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Declined to 13.3% in April (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Removal of Petrol Subsidy Will Spell Doom - MAN (

Abduction Threat - EFCC Tightens Security (

ANPP Has No Future, Says Muoghalu (

PHCN Director Kidnapped in Abuja, Abductors Demand N30 Million (

Deregulation - CNPP Rejects Yar'Adua's Explanation (

FG Urged to Implement CIBN Act (

Why Our Democracy is a Misnomer, By Prof. Moyibi Amoda (

Lawyers Attack Journalists in Court (

Izeze - How to Unlock Resource Potentials (

Zamfara - Charting a Fresh Course for Devt (

NFF Invites Home-Based Eagles (

Oil prices gain ground on Nigeria unrest (TODAYonline)

Draws Postponed (

Fifa Says Abuja Stadium is of Good Standard (

ls U.S. $300 Million to Support Sierra Leonian Deployment (

Oil prices gain ground on Nigeria unrest (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Sunday, May 17, 2009

UN Rates Nigeria Best in Drug Control (This Day)

Nine hostages freed, two others killed in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria keeper Vincent Enyeama in Espanyol sights (

At least 50 die in Nigeria truck-bus crash (UPI)

Nigeria forces try to free hostages (UPI)

Izeze: How to Unlock Nigeria’s Resource Potentials (This Day)

Nigeria militants say blow up pipelines (Reuters) (Yahoo!7 World News)

Nigeria Attains Full Control of .ng ccTLD (This Day)

Nigeria fighting 'killed 1,000' (BBC News)

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Nigeria Army: Militants' Hostages Freed, Camp Destroyed (Nasdaq)

Friday, May 15, 2009

Army frees six Filipinos held hostage in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

A Move to Attack Militants (New York Times)

Q+A-Unrest in Nigeria's oil heartland (AlertNet)

UPDATE: Nigeria's MEND Declares "All-out War" In Niger Delta (Nasdaq)

'Hostage killed' in Nigeria Delta (BBC News)

Nigeria militants "declare war" after army offensive (TVNZ)

Q+A - Unrest in Nigeria's oil heartland (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Nigeria militants "declare war" after army offensive  (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Ex-UGA coach Felton declines job in Nigeria (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Nigeria's MEND declares 'all-out war' (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria's MEND declares 'all-out war' in Niger Delta (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Night Life Booms at Abuja Trade Fair Venue (

Ogba Picks AFN Top Job in Style (

Lack of Virtual Design Bane of Industrial Development - Naseni Boss (

Catholic Church Set to Build N5 Billion Retreat Centre for Police (

Hostage-taking Nigeria militants threaten new attacks (AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Nigeria state leading Pfizer case says it will settle for $75 million (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)

Citizens Must Take Destiny in Their Hands - Labour (

Solid Minerals Not Panacea for Country's Economic Breakthrough - World Bank (

Gunmen hijack vessel, take about 20 foreigners hostage in southeast Nigeria (People's Daily)

Tension arises in southeast Nigeria amid clash with militants (People's Daily)

Suswam Camp Blames Ebewele (

Lafarge Explains Financing Plan for N53.1 Billion Expansion Project (

Adinoyi Ojo Goofed on Yar'Adua (

Weststar Showcases Mercedes-Benz Range (

Toyota Sets the Pace at Abuja Motor Fair (

GM Dangles Incentives to Customers at Abuja Motor Fair (

Reforms, Fiscal Discipline Attract International Investors to Country (

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Minister Tasks Tertiary Institutions on Equipment Maintenance (

Nigerians Urged to Emulate a Great Leader (

Malaria - Osotimehin, Religious Leaders Advocate Cooperation (

Govt Supports WaterAid Initiatives (

The Asian Surge And the Country's Dilemma (

Poverty - for Better Or for Worse? (

Egypt: 'Egypt and Nigeria Have Much to Learn From Each Other ' (

Makinde - We've Stamped Accountability on Education Sector (

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-05-13 20:14 UPDATE 1-Guinness Nigeria's Q3 net up 46 pct to 11 bln naira (Interactive Investor)

Nigeria:Petroleum Sector Reform Bill In National Assembly Minister (Nasdaq)

T&T Junior Warriors Hold Off Nigeria (Soccer365)

Nigeria Government Sets Up Committee To Review Minimum Wage (Nasdaq)

Nigeria Re-elected to UN Council (This Day)

Nigeria rebels claim attacks, announce "hurricane" (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria rebels claim attacks, announce 'hurricane' (AFP via Yahoo! News)

UPDATE: Nigeria MEND: To Attack Oil Companies In Delta (Nasdaq)

Military, militants clash in Nigeria (INO News)

Earns U.S.$4 Billion Extra As Oil Hits U.S.$60 PB (

Compulsory Insurance - NAICOM to Partner INCAN (

Insurers Pay N65 Billion Claims in Three Years (

Ekiti Election Re-Run - Another Hope Betrayed (

Impunity on The Plateau (

Political Reform Bill - Quite Little Very Late (

CBN Gov - Why Not the Best? (

CBN As Beacon of Stability (

Nigeria's MEND Militant Group Says It May Free UK Hostage (Nasdaq)

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Govt, U.S. Partner for Health Improvement (

Day of the Jackal (

Making the Militants Productive (

ETB Embraces Finance Banking Application (

Corruption, Insensitivity And Fuel Crisis (

Grow Market Through Partnerships With Technology - U.S. Envoy (

Barge carrying stolen oil scuttled in Nigeria (

Nigeria unions to start protests (BBC News)

Nigeria President Orders Investigation Of Ekiti Poll Violence (Nasdaq)

Fuel Situation In Nigeria To Normalize In Two Weeks - President (Nasdaq)

Nigeria Police Urge Labor Leaders To Hold Peaceful Rally (Nasdaq)

Research shows maize production in Nigeria can be doubled (SeedQuest)

Halliburton - U.S.$150 Million Traced to AVM Bello's Account (

EFCC Detains Three House Members Over N6 Billion Scam (

In pictures: Fighting Nigeria's killer meningitis (BBC News)

Skin demand threatens Nigeria crocs (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Ekiti Bribe-for-Vote Scam - CNPP Wants Judicial Probe (

Meltdown - Ex-VC Seeks Role for Economists (

Health Ministry - the Unfinished Business (

19 Million Citizens Infected With Hepatitis (

Global Meltdown Opportunity for National Growth - Stan-Ekeh (

Boys in Blue March Into Country (

C. C. Onoh (1927-2009) (

Vessel Laden With Stolen Crude Sinks Off Nigeria - Army (Nasdaq)

Nigeria Broadcast Agency Suspends Radio Station's License (Nasdaq)

Nigeria in Talks on World Bank Loan to Fund Budget, Muhtar Says (Bloomberg)

Monday, May 11, 2009

Ndanusa Receives Report on Tax Rebate (

Bottom Line with Dr. Boyce: Crashing into Jay Z in Nigeria (Black Voices)

Nigeria's middle classes emulate their US idols (Financial Times)

Financial Meltdown Effects Worse for Urban Cities, Says Don (

MTN, Hope Worldwide Rescue 1,096 Infants (

FG Requires N1.3 Billion to Control Malaria - Osotimehin (

Cleric Blames Falling Education Standards On Cultism (

Nigeria cites Delta unrest in OPEC quota shortfall (AlertNet)

Nigeria says unrest keeps it short of OPEC quota (AlertNet)

Nigeria’s rap elite emulate US idols (Financial Times)

Niger Guber - Umaru Files Application for Speedy Hearing of Appeal (

Country's Questionable Democracy (

Sofola And Romance Journalism At 60 (

The Search for Our Own Obama (IV) (

Our Journey Into the Slough of Disillusionment (

Circles of Fuel Scarcity - Country At the Mercy of Oil Merchants (

Some Asylum Seekers Tarnish Country's Image - Kema Chikwe (

NUC's N150, 000 Fee (

Nokia Pumps Up Music in Country (

9ice, Ali Baba, Others Join Comedian, Jedi in Celebration (

Liberia: Nigeria National Defense College Delegation Visits the TRC (

Online scam offers bogus jobs in Nigeria (

Nigeria awaits South American elite (FIFA)

Consolidation Has Raised Banks' Profile CBN (

Polio Will Be Eradicated By 2010 If - WHO (

One Year After Much Ado About NFCVB's Distribution Framework (

My Experience as First Local Publisher of Who's Who - Ishaka (

PAN is Still Alive But Needs Patronage - MD (

The Kind of President AFN Needs (

Fuel Scarcity - Govt is Behind Confusion, Pengassan (

Ndukwe Leads Speakers to Wafict Congress 2009 (

Cleric Blames Economic Crisis On Greedy Leaders (

Transcorp Commences Restructuring, Appoints New HR Head (

Wrec(k)ing Democracy - Five Theses On Electoral Robbery (

Share Value Soars By N460 Billion, Afromedia to List Shares On NSE (

Financial Meltdown - Banks Remain On Growing Curve - FCMB COO (

Algon Backs Elechi On Council Funds (

Apcon Seeks Recognition for Creative Directors, Copy Writers (

Egypt Air Begins Abuja-Cairo Operation (

Ohakim Says Judiciary Pillar of Unity (

Observer Groups Condemn Security Presence in Ekiti Guber Re-Run (

Swine Flu - We're Ready, Says Govt (

NUJ Presidential Aspirant to Work With Monarchs (

Precursor Leg to Rabat Meet in Carson City (

Babalola Wins Crown (

Amazing Head Start (

Kaduna Sub-Seat Breeding Intra-Government Feud? (

Nigeria Seeks to Withdraw $200 Million From African Lender (Bloomberg)

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Fuel - Presidential Panel Proposes N77 Per Litre (

Oshiomhole Lifts Ban on Employment of Doctors (

Anambra Assembly Ejects 50 Civil Servants From Quaters (

135 Drums of Adulterated Fuel Impounded, Four Suspects Arrested (

Bauchi NBA Elect New Officers (

Police to Get Fresh Powers On Election Rigging (

ADB Predicts Slow Economic Growth for Nigeria (This Day)

‘Yar’Adua’ll Give Nigeria Purposeful Leadership’ (This Day)

Crisis: ADB Earmarks $2.5bn for Nigeria, Others (This Day)

Bird Strike Forces Virgin Nigeria Aircraft to Abort Flight (This Day)

Germany: See you in Nigeria (FIFA)

Many Feared Dead As Violence Erupts in Rivers Community (

As Bill Sets Guidelines for Independent Candidates, Yar'Adua Proposes Reduction of INEC's Powers (

Saturday, May 09, 2009

Imo State death penalty decision puts victims at risk (Amnesty International)

Weep Not, Nigeria Shall Be Free (This Day)

Bitter Irony Alert: Nigeria’s Fuel Shortage (Foreign Policy Blogs)

Halliburton - U.S. Seeks Extradition of Briton in NLNG Bribe Scandal (

Nigeria Labor Congress Plans Protest Over Oil Sector Deregulation (Nasdaq)

Kidnappers to face life imprisonment in SE Nigeria (People's Daily)

Friday, May 08, 2009

Nigeria beckons KPJ Healthcare (Business Times (Malaysia))

UBE Scheme Faces Hiccups Over States Counterpart Funds (

Dredging of River Niger to Improve Water Transportation Network (

Who Partners Health Ministry On Research, Training (

Govt Loses U.S. $5.4 Billion On Crude Oil Export Levy (

Anger, Frustration And Hope in War Against Corruption (

Swine Flu - Airports on Alert (

CNPP Crisis Deepens (

Lagos is the Most Indebted State - DMO (

Economic Meltdown - No Bailout for Ailing Banks - Soludo (

Shell feeling sting of violence in Nigeria (UPI)

Three Die Seeking Admission Into Defence Academy (

Govt Poised to Rake More From Tax, Says Babalola (

National Budget, Our Stimulus Package On Meltdown, Says Soludo (

Wateraid Initiative Lauded (

Obasanjo - Shattering the Icon (

Thursday, May 07, 2009

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-05-07 18:35 Kuwait's Zain to cut 300 jobs in Nigeria (Interactive Investor)

OTC: Work begins on Calabar Energy City in Nigeria (Oil & Gas Journal)

Oni Sworn-in Amid Protests (

Nigeria’s ‘Attractive’ Bank Eurobonds Set to Rally, RenCap Says (Bloomberg)

Scrutinise Other Arms of Govt, Media Urged (

Groups Seek Enhanced Access to Information (

The Church As Change Agent (

Arise Magazine On Sale This Weekend (

Customs Probe - Govt Loses U.S. $5.4 Billion Oil Export Duties Annually (

AC - PDP's Victory, Endorsement of Rigging (

Prepare for Next Financial Crisis, Says Soludo (

Why Must Nigerians Abroad Vote? (

Can Nigeria's police be reformed? (BBC News)

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Customs Probe: Nigeria Loses $5.4bn Oil Export Duties Annually (This Day)

U-20s settle down in Nigeria (Trinidad Express)

FG, WHO Partner On Tropical Diseases Research (

President Yar'Adua Extols Cuba Relations (

Nigeria meningitis death toll rises above 2,000 (AlertNet)

Soludo Says Nigeria Can’t Afford Bail-Out, Stimulus (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria meningitis death toll rises above 2,000 (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria world's 2nd biggest film producer (UPI)

Soldiers quell Nigeria opposition (BBC News)

Nigeria Can’t Afford Bail-Out for Any Failed Bank, Soludo Says (Bloomberg)

Oni Declared Winner of Ekiti Re-Run Election (

AP Shares - Shareholders Threaten SEC, NSE (

Safety of OFWs main concern in lifting of Nigeria ban - POEA (GMA News)

PDP Wins Ekiti Re-Run Polls, Protests Erupt (

Obasanjo's Selective Memory (

$.236 Million Stolen Fund - NANF to Drag NFF Before EFCC (

Should We Outsource Nigeria? (

Rebranding - Another Dimension (

Nestle Nigeria Nets N40.937 Billion Profit in Ten Years (

Nigeria ruling party wins key state election re-run (AlertNet)

Eni Resumes Normal Exports of Nigeria’s Brass River Crude Oil (Bloomberg)

Eni Resumes Normal Exports of Nigeria’s Brass Crude (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Gas Supply - FG Gives IOC's Matching Order (

Country, 18 Others Begin Peacekeeping Training (

We Must Never Lose Hope (

Bonga N/W - Company Grabs Topside Facilities Contract (

Firm Partners Power Ministry, Others to Achieve Stable Electricity (

Over 100 Factories Shut Down for Lack of Electricity (

Yar'Adua Commends CBN At 50 (

Nigeria’s ruling party wins key regional poll (Financial Times)

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Shell Trains 100 On Electrical Safety (

Fifa Security Visits Kano (

Duo Will Rule Their World (

Citizens Disagree Over Deregulation of Oil Sector (

Ripples As Suswam Begins Second-Term Campaign (

Egypt to Partner With Govt On Space Devt (

Reps Threaten to Arrest Mukhtar (

Akpabio Bags Another Education Award (

Rotarians Nigeria bound (The Journal Pioneer)

Fulham's Etuhu happy Craven Cottage hosting Nigeria friendly (

EU grants Nigeria 580 mln euros: official (Eu Business)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-05-05 17:38 UPDATE 2-Cadbury Nigeria's 2008 turnover rises 22 percent (Interactive Investor)

Egypt to Partner with Nigeria on Space Devt (This Day)

Ecobank Nigeria Boosts Capital By $400 Million (

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-05-05 15:34 UPDATE 1-Cadbury Nigeria's turnover up 22 pct, loss rises (Interactive Investor)

Shell:Nigeria Forcados Force Majeure Extended To May Offtake (Nasdaq)

CDWRN Mobilises Workers Against Deregulation (

Ipman Tasks FG On Frequent Fuel Crises (

Ethnic Tomfooleries And Political Undertakers (

Politicians - the Country's Problem (

Yar'Adua Lauds CBN At 50 (

Weltek Wins Shell's Bonga NW Topsides Facilities Contract (

Soludo - CBN May Cease to Exist By 2059 (

Campaign for EU Election Begins (

Kenya/Harambe Stars to Camp in Germany for Eagles Clash (

Pharmacists Drag FG to Court Over Ohii's Appointment as NAFDAC DG (

Stan-Ekeh Searches for Cheaper Satellite Connection for Bandwidth Services (

Re-Orientation As Alternative to Rebranding (

Association Seeks WHO Certification on Local Drugs (

Glo's One Network Brings Ease of Use, Low Rates Across Two Borders (

Will Nigeria's 'Apo Six' ever get justice? (BBC News)

Shell resumes production after Nigeria fire (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Monday, May 04, 2009

World Bank Earmarks $50m For ICT Devt in Nigeria (This Day)

UN Missions: Nigeria Lost 12 Peacekeepers in 2008 (This Day)

Nigeria loses 12 peacekeepers on UN missions (People's Daily)

President Yar'Adua Commends CBN Management for Fiscal Stability (

Students Pass Confidence Vote On Obi (

CNPP Cautions FG, Inec On Ekiti Rerun (

No Substitute for Human Capital Development - Ascon DG (

Former NAN MD, Wada Maida Marries Out Two in Katsina (

Oasis Plastics Invests in New Factory (

While IG Okiro Was in Ekiti (

Ekiti Re-Run - a Game of Hide-And-Seek (

FG Can Pay N52,200 Minimum Wage - Osun Labour Leaders (

Underwriting Firms to Reduce Insurance Gap (

I Have Been Wonderfully Blessed in the UK, Says Shy Shy Shyllon (

My Disagreement With ANPP, Ume-Ezeoke Not Personal - Buhari (

Nigeria Extends Deadline for Declaring Nitel Interest (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Kenya/No Place for Odhiambo in Harambee Squad (

Bad Eggs in the Football House - Inside the Glass House (

Jos - Group Worries Over Political Intrigues (

First Lady Plans N6 Billion Cancer Centre in Abuja (

Nigeria Hosts Lake Chad Basin Council of Ministers (

U.S. Commission Blacklists Country On Religious Freedom (

The Search for Our Own Obama (III) (

NPL Urges Continental Teams to Keep Flag Flying (

Country to Host 2010 CAT Meeting (

Ekiti Election Stalemate - Go Now, ANPP Tells Iwu (

Yobe NLC Seeks Other Source of Income (

Kwara Workers Divided, Call for 15 Percent Pay Rise (

We'll Not Wade Into FG, ASUU Rift, Says AAU (

Boreholes, Ponds Replace Water Boards Nationwide (

Fuel Crisis And Mobility of a Nation (

MTN Warns Subscribers Against Fraudulent Texts, Emails (

PHCN Spends N12 Billion On Foreign Technology Transfer (

Company Petitions CBN Over Bank, Wants Account Reconciled (

PMAN President, Dele Abiodun, Petitions Lagos Police Boss Over Tee Mac (

Sacrificing the Economy on the Altar of International Treaty (

FG to Stop Production of Adverts Abroad (

Labour As Endangered Species (

BENIN-Learning English to enter the sex industry (AlertNet)

Former Canadian hostage describes living 'the hard life' in Nigeria (CBC Prince Edward Island)

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Alberta woman held hostage in Nigeria says her abductors weren't all bad (Times & Transcript)

Nigeria Has Capacity to Diagnose Swine Flu – WHO (This Day)

Ex-hostage calls Nigerian captors 'kind' (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Alberta woman held hostage in Nigeria says her abductors weren't all bad (Kitchener - Waterloo Record)

Canadian woman reveals kidnap ordeal in Nigeria (

Alberta woman held hostage in Nigeria says her abductors weren't all bad (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

Former Canadian hostage describes living 'the hard life' in Nigeria (CBC)

Nigeria militants accuse navy of stealing money, fish (AlertNet)

Electoral reform urgent (News 24 South Africa)

Electoral Reform - Yar'Adua Sends Seven Bills to National Assembly (

Way Out of Ekiti Logjam - Yar'Adua (

Iraq and Nigeria added to US blacklist of religious persecutors (Christian Today)

Nigeria's Kano stun holders Ahly (FIFA)

Saturday, May 02, 2009

Nigeria`s Ekiti State Poll To Be Concluded Tuesday (Nasdaq)

Nigeria Warns of Melamine-Contaminated Milk, Channels TV Says (Bloomberg)

Friday, May 01, 2009

US Commission Blacklists Nigeria on Religious Freedom (This Day)

REC Resignation Saga - CNPP Warns FG, INEC Over Fate of Ekiti Re-Run Poll (

Why Civil Defence Corps Don't Carry Arms - Commandant (

Workers Lament, Count Losses On May Day (

Seizing the Moment in the Niger Delta (

Agric - 'N200 Billion Loan Will Benefit Southern Farmers Only Unless...' (

Ekiti - ANPP Blasts PDP, INEC, Police (

Scot kidnapped in Nigeria returns home (The Herald)

Fragments - Searching for Greener Pasture? (

Judiciary - The Looming Constitutional Crisis (2) (

Meltdown - State, Local Governments Seek Alternative Funding (

Country Ranks Third in World's Online Crime (

'Irrigation, High Yield Needed for Rice Production' (

Bears Return, Deflate Share Value By N24.52 Billion (

Nigeria Interested In Developing Renewable Energy Sources: Nigeria President (Energy Business Review)

Obi - Potrait of a Servants' Servant (

Shell repairs Nigeria flowstations  (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Coach Gets His Dutch Assistant Officially Recognised (

Suswam Promises El Dorado (

Fayose Escapes Arrest At AIT Programme (

Vision 2020, Mirage Without Power, Says Minister (

U.S. faith panel blacklists Nigeria (The Washington Times)

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