Yahoo Nigerian News Archive for December 2009

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Nigeria to equip airports with body scanners: official (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria : Sustaining Efforts on Industrial Revival (

Nigeria, Netherlands announce security plans; Somalia reports foiled bombing attempt (Washington Post)

Nigeria airports to buy 3-D full body scanners (San Francisco Chronicle)

Nigeria to acquire full body scanners for airports  (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Nigeria airports to buy 3-D full body scanners (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria's new chief justice 'illegally' sworn-in (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria's Leadership Vacuum (Foreign Relations)

Nigeria's new justice chief sworn in amid controversy (AFP via Yahoo! News)

What is your take on the rising debt profile of Nigeria after the exit from the previous external debt which you ... (

Nigeria's New Chief Justice Sworn-in In The Absence Of President (INO News)

Dutch court to take on Shell Nigeria cases  (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Nigeria : Katsina-Alu Takes Oath As CJN Today (

Nigeria : In Search of the Missing Children (

Nigeria : Politics - 2009 in Retrospect (

70 people dead, 1,000 homeless in Nigeria (Press TV)

Death toll from Nigeria clashes climbs to 70 (AFP via Yahoo! News)

'Illegal' chief judge for Nigeria (BBC News)

Nigeria : PDP, ANPP in Battle Royal in Zamfara (

70 dead in clashes in northern Nigeria (BigPond News)

70 dead in clashes in Nigeria (Sky News Australia)

Nigeria’s Islamist Clashes Displace 1,000 People, ThisDay Says (Bloomberg)

Nigeria : Maryam Babangida (1948-2009) (

Nigeria : In Celebration of Mediocrity (

ILO Selects Nigeria For Global Jobs Pact Initiative (Bernama)

70 dead in clashes in northern morgue (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria to boost oil exports in February (MENAFN)

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Fighting in the North Kills 38 (New York Times)

At least 38 die in fighting among an Islamic sect in Nigeria's Muslim north, police say (Times & Transcript)

Nigeria’s Daily Oil Exports to Rise Feb (This Day)

At least 38 dead in Islamic sect violence (China Daily)

Nigeria Nominated for Global Jobs Pact Initiative (This Day)

Nigeria : NPL Elections - Baribote Wins Round One (

Nigeria : We'll Put Our Boxers in Shape for 2010, Taylor (

At least 38 die in fighting among an Islamic sect in Nigeria's Muslim north, police say (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News)

At least 38 dead in Islamic sect violence (Deseret News)

At least 38 dead in Islamic sect violence (AP via Yahoo! News)

'Children die' in Nigeria clash (BBC News)

Nigeria president signs budget from Saudi hospital (San Francisco Chronicle)

Scores killed in clashes between militants and Nigeria security forces (Guardian Unlimited)

Nigeria moves to assuage western terror fears (Financial Times)

Nigeria’s Daily Oil Exports Scheduled to Increase in February (Bloomberg)

At least 35 dead in Islamic sect violence (FOX 12 Idaho)

35 dead in Nigeria after Islamic militant fight (New York Post)

The Detroit Suspect: A Radical from Nigeria's Privileged ( via Yahoo! News)

At least 35 dead in Islamic sect violence (WKBT La Crosse)

At least 35 dead in Islamic sect violence (Boston Globe)

Nigeria May Fire Security Workers Over Bomb Suspect, Trust Says (Bloomberg)

Nigeria : State of Roads (

Nigeria : Ovarian Cancer - the Disease That Killed Maryam Babangida (

At least 35 dead in Islamic sect violence (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria : Anambra Indigenes in U.S. Hail Obi On Dev (

Nigeria : Nation's Industrial Sector Under Yar'Adua (

Nigeria : Naicom Reads Riot Act (

Nigeria : My Priority is to Sanitise Agency System in Nigeria - Obuvie (

The Detroit Suspect: A Radical from Nigeria's Privileged (Channel NewsAsia)

NIGERIA BOMBER'S HOMETOWN BLAMES FOREIGN SCHOOLS: Local residents say London education, not Muslim background, behind ... (Eurweb)

PDP: 2010 Guber Election, Test Case for Nigeria (This Day)

The Detroit Suspect: A Radical from Nigeria's Privileged (Time Magazine)

Monday, December 28, 2009

The Detroit Suspect: From Nigeria's Privileged, a Radical Convert (Time Magazine)

Violence erupts in Nigeria's Bauchi State (People's Daily)

Nigeria's violence claims eight lives in Bauchi State (People's Daily)

38 extremists killed in clashes in northern Nigeria (Press TV)

Nigeria : Optometrists, Opticians Have March 2010 Deadline to Register (

Nigeria : Salary Structure - Pharmacists Trade Words With Doctors (

Sources: Feds Sent Nigeria Bomb Detectors In '08 (WCBS-TV New York)

Deadly clashes in north Nigeria (BBC News)

Nigeria : Odemwingie Comes of Age (

Nigeria : CAN Boss Backs Soludo (

Nigeria : Yar'Adua Can't Hold Country to Ransom - Ositelu, Aladura Primate (

Nigeria : Rights Group Condemns Renewed Attacks on Journalists (

Nigeria : Dike Laments Pre-Matured Retirement of Officers (

Nigeria : Soludo - Still on Supreme Court Judgment (

Nigeria : Yar' Adua's Illness Has Affected the Nation, Says Yakassai, Gemade, Kaita, Balarabe Musa, Others (

Nigeria : Govt Beefs Up Security At Nation's Airports (

Nigeria : U.S$43 Million Contract - House Report Indicts Total Nigeria (

Nigeria : The First of the First (

African Nations Cup: It Is Time For Nigeria To Dominate Africa Says Osaze Odemwingie (

Nigeria : Investors Lose N8.6 Trillion As Banking Reforms Aggravates Stock Market Decline (

African Nations Cup: England-Based Super Eagles Hold Back Nigeria’s Preparations ( via Yahoo! Sports)

Nigeria Fetes Nations Cup-Bound Super Eagles (

Nigeria : Maryam - Death As Enemy (

Nigeria's Amodu focused on ANC, not World Cup (ESPN Soccernet)

Botched attack is 'another challenge to Nigeria' (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria rebel group condemns plane attack (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria : Eboh Beccomes Naprnet President (

Plane bombing suspect had sneaked into Nigeria Minister (Hindustan Times)

Nigeria : Panalpina in Talks to Settle Bribery Charges (

Nigeria : ICTs for Parliamentary Efficiency in Nation (

Nigeria : Coscharis Thrills Auto Lovers With 2010 Land Rover Variants (

Plane bombing suspect had "sneaked" into Nigeria, says minister (

Nigeria : Actor Mike Ezuruonye Emerges Malta Guinness Brand Face (

Nigeria : Searching for the Desired Electoral Process (

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Nigeria bomber’s home town blames foreign schooling (The Malaysian Insider)

$43m Contract: House Report Indicts Total Nigeria (This Day)

FEATURE - Nigeria bomber's home town blames foreign schooling (The Star)

Nigeria bomber's home town blames foreign schooling (AsiaOne)

Nigeria bomber's home town blames foreign schooling (

Plane attacker lived outside Nigeria, says govt (Gulf Times)

Nigeria bomber's home town blames foreign schooling (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Nigeria bomber's home town blames foreign schooling (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria : NCAA Gives Travel Details of Terror Suspect (

Terror suspect 'sneaked' into Nigeria Dec. 24 (New York Post)

U.S. plane attacker "sneaked" into government (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Official: Mutallab 'Sneaked' Bomb Into Nigeria (WCCO Minneapolis - St. Paul)

Nigeria tightens security after failed US attack (Press Trust of India)

KDE Community Invited to FOSS Nigeria 2010 (KDE News)

Plane bomb suspect 'in Nigeria on December 24' (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Plane attacker lived outside government (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. plane attacker passed Nigeria security checks (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria reacts to attempted terrorist attack on U.S. airline (People's Daily)

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Nigeria to conduct investigation into terrorist suspect (

Nigeria to conduct investigation into terrorist suspect (

Nigeria orders probe into failed US plane bombing (INDOlink)

Activist: Peace in jeopardy in Nigeria (UPI)

No Xmas Break for Enyimba (

EXTRA: Reports: Man held in US is identified by father in Nigeria (

Detroit Terror Suspect: The Nigeria Connection (Time Magazine)

Airline suspect is Nigeria banker's son (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria banker fears son is alleged plane attacker (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria orders probe (News 24 South Africa)

Nigeria orders probe into failed US plane bombing (Press Trust of India)

Nigeria : Umaru Mutallab's Son Identified As Delta Airline Attempted Bomber (

Nigeria to probe failed attack on US-bound plane (Press TV)

Nigeria will probe alleged bomber (The Kentucky Post)

Nigeria orders probe into failed US plane bombing (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria orders investigation of U.S. plane attack (The Star)

Nigeria to probe failed US plane bombing (Independent Online)

Q+A - Does radical Islam have a foothold in Nigeria? (The Star)

Friday, December 25, 2009

Sources: Northwest Airlines passenger from Nigeria suspected in failed plane attack has al-Qaida ties (The Appleton Post-Crescent)

Al-Qaeda linked to failed Detroit plane attack (USA Today)

AP sources: Al-Qaida link in failed plane attack (AP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria's Ruling Party Candidate Wins Senatorial Rerun Poll (Nasdaq)

23 killed in traffic accident in N Nigeria state (People's Daily)

Nigeria's petroleum minister in Vienna for holidays in defiance of ban (People's Daily)

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Nigeria's oil war truce starts to fray (UPI)

Nigeria : Nepad and Challenges of Charting Development Strategies (

Nigeria : No Xmas Break for Enyimba (

FACTBOX-Potential candidates for Nigeria's next leader (AlertNet)

Nigeria : We Can't Be Intimidated, Buhari / Atiku Group Warns (

Nigeria : Yar'Adua - Group Cautions Locals Over Utterances (

A country 'on hold' (The Washington Times)

18 killed in truck-car collision in official (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria : MTN Rewards Customer Loyalty (

Nigeria : No Mega Party Can Take Over Niger - Governor Aliyu (

Nigeria : Governance From Everywhere, Anywhere or Nowhere (

Nigeria : National Assemble Can't Legislate Journalists' Salary - Committee (

Nigeria : Akunyili, One Year On (

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Nigeria : Xmas - FRSC, Police Warn Convoy Drivers (

Nigeria : UNN Honours Akunyili, John Aboh, Others (

Sick Nigeria leader 'must quit' (BBC News)

Nigeria Banks Rally as Thousands Fired, Bonds Planned (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria Banks Rally as Thousands Are Fired, Bond Sale Announced (Bloomberg)

Protests over amnesty delays hit Nigeria oil delta (Mail and Guardian)

Nigeria : Nation Can Convert Wastes to Fuel, Says Fashola (

Nigeria : Stay Off Troubled Banks, Labour Warns Investors (

Nigeria : Fresh Trouble for Embattled Adamawa Council Bosses (

Nigeria : Chinese, Local Firms Angle for Shell's Assets (

Nigeria : IEA Estimates Local Output At 2.9 MBD By 2014 (

Nigeria : Innoson Unveils Indigenous Car at Nnewi Auto Fair (

Nigeria : Sun Sets for Bank Workers (

Nigeria : Nation Must Not Slide Into Anarchy - Onaiyekan (

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Onaiyekan: Nigeria Too Big to Float without Direction (This Day)

Ludacris & Busta Rhymes In Nigeria (MOG)

Nigeria seek Everton help (BBC News)

50 Cent Confronted By Fan On Stage In Nigeria (DimeWars)

Nigeria Coach Shuaibu Amodu Shuts Out Media From Team’s Camp (

NIGERIA: Farmer-pastoralists' clash leaves 32 dead (AlertNet)

Nigeria : Yar'Adua's Absence Heightens Dismay Over Nation's Future (

Nigeria : Alternative Approach to Our Development (

Nigeria : Student Body Donates Books to Nnewi Library (

Nigeria : Lucky Fibres Boosts GDP Through Rug Manufacturing (

Nigeria an unlikely stop on film-festival circuit (Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News)

Monday, December 21, 2009

Nigeria rebels vow more attacks after 'warning strike' on oil pipeline (The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria, Sao Tome Plan Joint Military Commission (This Day)

Nigeria rebels vow more attacks after 'warning strike' on oil pipeline (The Christian Science Monitor)

Crude Oil Fluctuates After Nigeria, Iraq, Attacks, Dollar Gains (Bloomberg)

Crude Oil Rises a Second Day After Attacks in Nigeria and Iraq (Bloomberg)

Nigeria Says Shell Will Need Government Approval to Sell Assets (Bloomberg)

Bloody clashes in central Nigeria (BBC News)

Africa : Nine Customers Win Prizes in Nigeria and Abroad in Moneygram Promo (

Shell Switches Focus from Nigeria ( via Yahoo! Finance)

At least 32 killed in unrest in central Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria : Western Oil Firms May Not Renew Nigerian Licences--Shell to Sell Oil Fields (

Nigeria : FG, Cameroon Demarcate Boundaries (

Oil Rises After Nigeria, Iraq Attacks, U.S. Dollar Pares Gains (Bloomberg)

Road crashes kill 76 in northern Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria : NFF Assemble 75 Players for Mexico 2011 (

Nigeria : South West And Quest for True Federalism (

Nigeria : Healthcare - Challenges of Resuscitating a Sick Sector (

Nigeria : Now, Jesters at Helm of Affairs (

Penultimate Thursday was the International Human Rights Day. What's the human rights report on Nigeria? (

Nigeria : Akpabio Condemns Emphasis On Certificates (

Nigeria : Killing President Yar'Adua (

Nigeria : FAAN, Media Houses On Collusion Course (

Chinese want £3bn of Shell's Nigeria assets, report (ShareCast)

Nigeria says not aware of any Shell oil sale plans  (Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

'Affordability is the bane of Nigeria's housing problem' (

Nigeria : Vanguard Publisher, Five Others Bags NIMN's Most Valuable Personality Award (

Shell has not told Nigeria of plans to sell oil fields, says minister (Daily Telegraph)

Shell has not told Nigeria of oil sale plans-minister (Reuters via Yahoo! Malaysia News)

Nigeria Asks Banks to Stop Firing Workers, Compass Reports (Bloomberg)

Nigeria : More Bank Workers Heading for Labour Market as CBN Orders MFBS to Cut Cost (

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Nigeria faces big challenge in promoting Islamic finance (MENAFN)

In Nigeria, an Ailing President and Peace Process (Time Magazine)

55 dead, 38 injured in Nigeria truck crash (CNN)

Truck crashes into crowd in Nigeria, 55 dead (Russian Information Agency Novosti)

Nigeria truck mishap claims scores of lives (Press TV)

Nigeria in crisis as militants break truce (Guardian Unlimited)

Shell plans $5 billion sale of assets in report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Truck crash kills at least 55 in police (AFP via Yahoo! Philippines News)

Shell plans $5 bln sale of assets in report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

55 killed in Nigeria truck accident (Press TV)

Truck kills at least 55 in central police (Malaysian Mirror)

Truck crash kills at least 55 in police (AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Nigeria runaway truck kills many (BBC News)

Auto accident kills 65 in central Nigeria state (People's Daily)

Nigeria's tallest Christmas tree unveiled in Lagos (People's Daily)

Truck kills at least 55 in central police (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Shell Plans $5 Billion Nigeria Oil Field Sale, Times Reports (Bloomberg)

Nigeria oil rebels attack on talks delay (The Malaysian Insider)

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Nigeria militants attack pipeline;break cease-fire (INO News)

Nigeria oil rebels claim attack over talks delay (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Shell Nigeria has no reports of attack on facilities (AlertNet)

Nigeria rebels claim attack over talks delay (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria Rebels Say They Attacked Shell, Chevron Pipe (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria rebels in oil pipe attack (BBC News)

Nigeria militants in oil attack (BBC News)

Nigeria armed group claims attack on oil pipeline (Malaysian Mirror)

Nigeria armed group claims attack on oil pipeline (AFP via Yahoo! News)

With its president ill, out of country, future of Nigeria is left in doubt (Deseret News)

Friday, December 18, 2009

APRM country review report for Nigeria (

Nigeria's future, president's power in question (NBC26 Green Bay)

Nigeria's future, president's power in question (WFMJ Youngstown)

Nigeria's future, president's power in question (Boston Globe)

Nigeria's future, president's power in question (San Francisco Chronicle)

Nigeria : Maiden TTSN 2009 Draws Top Industry Players (

Nigeria : UNTH Moves Against Fake Drugs (

Military mentality haunts Nigeria governance -NEPAD (AlertNet)

Nigeria Accident Experience (

Nigeria : Anambra Poll - We Have No Candidate -- Anglican Primate (

Nigeria : Setting Excellence in TV Production (

Flour Mills of Nigeria Climbs to a 12-Month High on Earnings (Bloomberg)

Nigeria : The Nation is Fourth Highest Contributor to Peacekeeping Missions - CDS (

Nigeria : "Contemporary Issues in Islamic Jurisprudence" (

Nigeria : Sanusi - I Want to Be Emir of Kano (

Nigeria : A Nation Shouting Silently (i) (

Shell Nigeria shuts Soku gas plant due to leak (Independent Online)

Long Delays, High Bribes at Checkpoints Bane of Export (

Nigeria Central Bank in Talks on ‘Recapitalizing’ Lenders (Bloomberg)

Thursday, December 17, 2009

YEARENDER: Fragile peace in Nigeria's oil region to face test of time (

Nigeria : Injury Threatens Country's Nations Cup (

Nigeria : Re-Jigging NOC After Jigawa (

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-12-17 16:04 FACTBOX-Profile of Nigeria's rescued banks (Interactive Investor)

Nigeria : VVF Centre Treats 337 Patients in Ebonyi (

Nigeria court dismisses charges against ex-governor (Malaysian Mirror)

Nigeria court dismisses charges against ex-governor (AFP via Yahoo!Xtra News)

Nigeria : Senate Okays New CJN, Appeal Court President (

Nigeria : Lagos Sub-Seat Volunteers' Certificates Ready (

Nigeria : Bode George, Others Know Fate Today (

Nigeria : Abuja, Executive Branch Have Too Much Power, Says Peer Review (

Nigeria : NNPC Donates Electronic Traffic Control Device to Police and Other Traffic Agencies (

Nigeria : The Quest for Free and Fair Elections in Nation (

Nigeria : Local Children Die From Preventable Diseases - Unicef (

Nigeria : World Aids Day 2009 - Mother's Access to HIV Treatment Still a Challenge - Idoko (

Nigeria : Mobilising Drivers of Change in Borno And Yobe (

Nigeria : The Man, 'M.I. Power' (

Nigeria : Why Supreme Court Restored Obi's Mandate - Katsina-Alu, New CJN (

Nigeria : Appeal Court Okays Soludo's Sack (

Nigeria : Lagos Sub-Seat to Give Certificates to Volunteers Saturday (

Nigeria : Stakeholders Brainstorm on Education Standards, Quality Assurance at NESCN Summit (

Nigeria : Again, Court Stops Soludo (

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

‘Nigeria Needs Hospital for Presidential Treatment’ (This Day)

Nigeria : Poll Lessons Not Learnt (

Nigeria : With 64.2 Percent Adults Literate, Nigeria Has No Business With Poverty, Says Ibidapo - Obe (

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-12-16 18:57 UPDATE 1-AfDB lends Nigeria's UBA $150 mln (Interactive Investor)

Nigeria bank governor draws battle lines (Financial Times)

Oil flowing from Nigeria's Oyo field (UPI)

Nigeria takes first delivery of ATR 42 MP (UPI)

Total SA Announces Offshore Find In Nigeria (

Total Finds Hydrocarbons Offshore Nigeria (

Total SA Announces Offshore Find In Nigeria (Fox News)

Nigeria’s Nascon Rises for a Second Day After Profit Climbs 22% (Bloomberg)

Total Finds Hydrocarbons Offshore Nigeria (Fox News)

Nigeria : Arrest of Bafarawa Undemocratic, Says Arewa Youth Group (

Nigeria : Sportsday's Ogunfeyinmi Wins Candy Award (

Nigeria : Soludo's Last Effort to Save Ambition (

Nigeria : Kumuyi to Lead FCT Christians to Pray for Yar' Adua (

Nigeria : Otudeko Succeeds Mutallab As Firstbank Chairman (

Nigeria : FG Destroys 600 Illegal Oil Refineries (

Nigeria : Integrating Almajirai Into Ube Programme (

FG to Boost Electricity With Nuclear Energy (

Nigeria destroys 600 illegal oil refineries (Mail and Guardian)

Nigeria : Nation's Oil Output Averages 1.9mbd in November (

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Nigeria destroys 600 illegal oil refineries (AlertNet)

ANALYSIS-"Godfathers" still key as Nigeria gears up for polls (AlertNet)

ANALYSIS - "Godfathers" still key as Nigeria gears up for polls (The Star)

Nigeria : Soludo - Supreme Court Takes Over Case Thursday (

Nigeria : For Our Men in Black, There's Still a Silver Lining in Amnesty's Report (

IAEA chief commences visit to Nigeria (Hindustan Times)

What informed the compilation of the report, released last week, on the spate of extra-judicial killings in Nigeria ... (

Nigeria : NBA Backs Akeredolu Over Yar'Adua's Health (

Standard Bank Looking at Nigeria for Possible Takeover Targets (Bloomberg)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-12-15 12:50 Nigeria's Wema Bank swings to 6-mth pre-tax loss (Interactive Investor)

African Nations Cup: Fulham’s Dickson Etuhu Called Up Into Nigeria Squad (

Nigeria : 'PDP Gluttonous, Opposition Politicians Lazy' (

Nigeria : NUJ Sues AGF, IGP Over Bayo Ohu's Death (

Border markers go up between Nigeria and Cameroon (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria : 2010 Budget - It's Not a Stimulus Package - Esele (

Nigeria : Prostitution, Cultism Worry CAN (

Eni Starts Production at Oyo Oil Field, Offshore Nigeria (Bloomberg)

Nigeria : NAIC Set to Train 100 Insurance Agents (

Nigeria : CIIN Raises Insurance Awareness in Aba (

Nigeria : PDP to Spend U.S. $500 Million For PDP 2011 Polls, ANPP Alleges (

Ghana/Nigeria : (

Nigeria : Deregulation Will Fail Without New Refineries - Ipman President (

Monday, December 14, 2009

Nigeria : NLC Lauds PIB, Urges Lawmakers to Hasten Passage (

UN nuclear watchdog chief holds talks in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Climate change in Nigeria (BBC News)

Nigeria : Soyinka, Ojukwu, At Achebe Colloquium - Anambra 2010 Crucial for Success of 2011 Polls (

Nigeria : NPL Directs Clubs to Clear Financial Debts (

Nigeria : Hold PDP Responsible for Nation's Failure - AC (

Nigeria : Aso Rock Without Yar'Adua (

Nigeria : Be Focused, Group Tells Police Commission (

Nigeria : 2010 World Cup - Have Faith in Eagles, Chukwuma Urges (

Nigeria : Governor Sylva, Igali, Set to Revolutionise Sports And Education in Bayelsa (

Nigeria : N10 Billion Non-Performing Loan - Nexim Bank Debtors Disappear Into Thin Air (

Nigeria : Nation Lost N400 Billion to Corruption - Akanbi (

Exxon to Pay ‘Signature Bonus’ of $600 Mln in Nigeria, FT Says (Bloomberg)

Nigeria : SAN Declares FEC Meeting Without Yar'Adua Unconstitutional (

Nigeria : Success Has Been Recorded in Economic Stability -- Doyin Salami (

Nigeria : CBN Explains Disparity in Banks' Loan Loss Provisions (

Nigeria : CBN - Why Banks Are Declaring Record Losses (

Nigeria : Union Bank Cleans Books As Deposits Hit N729 Billion (

Nigeria : FG Signs N70.9 Billion Road Contracts (

Nigeria : Death Sentence - Nationals Differ On Call for Abolition (

Nigeria : Another Nigerian Economic Summit (

Nigeria : Banks to Reject Cheques Above N10 Million (

Nigeria : CBN, Banks Sued for N50 Billion Over ATM Scam (

Nigeria : Foreign Repairs - FG to Clamp Down On Oil Firms (

Nigeria : Soludo's Rough Road (

Nigeria : Another Search For Sustainable Democracy in The Country (

Mourners among 23 dead in Nigeria road horror (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria : Alarm - AC Claims Plot to Arrest Atiku and Others (

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania: Africa Bond, Currency Preview (Bloomberg)

22 people burnt to death in auto crash in west Nigeria (People's Daily)

Nigeria, Thailand Partner on Rice Production (This Day)

Africa's population boom traps children in poverty (McClatchy Newspapers via Yahoo! News)

Unclear when Nigeria leader will return home-envoy (AlertNet)

D-A-N-G-E-R - 'Who Wakes Amodu From His Trance When Eagles Play Argentina?' (

Saturday, December 12, 2009

World Cup 2010: Jay Jay Okocha Thinks Anything Can Happen With Nigeria (

World Cup 2010: Segun Odegbami Believes Nigeria Can Progress To The Second Round (

World Cup 2010: Anything Can Happen With Nigeria - Jay Jay Okocha (

Nigeria opposition party meets ahead of 2011 polls (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria’s Obafemi Martins: I Will Be Back For Nations Cup (

Missionaries to Nigeria will speak at Sparta Presbyterian Church (The Sparta Independent)

Nigeria religious leaders launch 1 billion effort to tackle malaria (Christian Today)

Friday, December 11, 2009

EFCC Kicks Against Agency to Oversee Anti-Graft Bodies (

Nigeria : Fashola Denies AC Rift (

Nigeria reassures investors on new refinery (Reuters via Yahoo! Malaysia News)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-12-11 15:50 Nigeria reassures investors on new refinery (Interactive Investor)

Nigeria Faith Leaders Launch $1B Effort to Tackle Malaria (The Christian Post)

AFP Examines Insecticide Resistance's Effect On Malaria Fight In Nigeria (Medical News Today)

IAEA head to visit Nigeria, seeks to heal rift (AlertNet)

Nigeria reassures investors on new refinery (Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines News)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-12-11 14:35 Nigeria's Intercontinental posts 447 bln naira loss (Interactive Investor)

'Why Dangote Flour Mills Offers 20k Per Share' (

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-12-11 13:32 Nigeria's Finbank posts 94 bln naira pre-tax loss (Interactive Investor)

Nigeria : MDGs to Cost U.S. $170 Billion (

Nigeria : How Kevin Won BBA Biggest Prize (

Nigeria : US Film Academy Injects Fresh Ideas to Nollywood (

Bank PHB Nigeria Reports 15-Month Loss of 382.43 Billion Naira (Bloomberg)

Nigeria : Help, Development On Hold (

Nigeria : Imo Governorship And Judgment Day (

Nigeria : The Option Open to President Yar'Adua (

Nigeria : Ekiti - New Twists to Guber Poll (

Nigeria : Nation's Hajj Shame (

Nigeria expects hike in oil output after peace in Niger Delta (Business Standard India)

Thursday, December 10, 2009

President's illness fosters intrigue in Nigeria (Financial Times)

AFP examines insecticide resistance's effect on malaria fight in Nigeria (News-Medical-Net)

Challenges In Controlling Malaria In Nigeria (

Nigeria : Obasanjo Joins Bid to Pick New Vice President (

Nigeria : Preparing With Fifa's U.S.$1 Million (

Nigeria's ruling party says president fit to rule (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Warrants issued for two ex-Nigeria leaders (UPI)

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-12-10 15:54 UPDATE 1-Nigeria's GDP growth 7.07 pct in Q3 - stats office (Interactive Investor)

Nigeria : The Country's Police - Killing At Will (

Warrants for Nigeria ex-minister (BBC News)

France supports poverty eradication in Nigeria (People's Daily)

Nigeria : NYSC Holds Cultural Festival (

Nigeria : NOC Election Postpone, Ndanusa Clears to Contest (

Nigeria : Mouka Fetes Northern Distributors (

Nigeria : Zain Increases Access to Telecom Affordability With Fixed Payphones Rollout (

Nigeria : NIPR Election - Yusuf Cries Fowl (

Nigeria : Globacom - Vanguard Insists NFL's N60 Million Commission Was Wrong (

Nigeria : NFF Ready to Fight Amaechi Over Amodu (

Amnesty International says police "kill at will" (Amnesty International)

Police ?Kill at Will? in Nigeria, Says New Amnesty International Report (Amnesty International)

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Nigeria develops baseline study on maternal health (People's Daily)

EFCC Seeks Warrant of Arrest Against El-Rufai (

Police 'Kill at Will' (

61,000 barrels of oil spilled in official (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Exclusive: Obiora Anorue Wants To Play For Nigeria (

Nigeria : Israel Rich in Culture - Envoy (

Nigeria brutality claims 'unfair' (BBC News)

Insecticide resistance deepens malaria crisis in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Panalpina Close to Nigeria Deal (Air Cargo World)

Nigeria to build ozone village for Climate Change impact (People's Daily)

Nigeria : German Firm Relocates to Nation (

Nigeria : Police 'Kill at Will' (

Nigeria : Kampala Conference And Maternal Mortality (

Nigeria : Oil Sector Reforms Will Create Opportunities for Foreign Investment -- FG (

Nigeria : Ispon Shops for N500 Million to Retool Indigenous Software (

Police illegally execute hundreds in Amnesty (AFP via Yahoo! Canada News)

Swiss firm seeks US accord over Nigeria corruption (Newsday)

Police illegally execute hundreds in Amnesty (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Report: Police in Nigeria killing civilians with impunity, some for not paying bribes (Sun-Sentinel)

Nigeria : Enugu SWAN Marks Week (

Nigeria : NPL Shifts Date for Inauguration of Electoral Committee (

Nigeria : Home Truth From Fellow Opec Member (

Nigeria : Sirius Petroleum Discovers Marginal Field Opportunities (

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Who is Nigeria’s Lula for Vision 2020? (This Day)

Nigeria Says Chinese Companies Eye $50B of Oil Reserves (Rigzone)

China ready to invest $50 bln for Nigeria oil (Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines News)

Argentina Not That Strong Anymore - Nigeria Legend Peter Rufai (

Nigeria hospital overwhelmed with corpses (UPI)

Nigeria Assistant Coach Daniel Amokachi Says Eagles Fear No Opponents (

Nigeria : Niger Delta - EU Earmarks N.5 Billion For Sungas Project (

Nigeria : Experts Point the Way to New Jobs (

Nigeria : Chevron, Shell, Others Flare 188 Billion Cubic Feet of Gas (

Nigeria : The Nation's Inequality Among Worst in the World - UN (

Nigeria : President's Health - Yar'Adua Should Comply With the Constitution, Says Femi Okunnu, SA (

Nigeria : Fani-Kayode - The Facts And Not Fiction (

Nigeria : Yar'Adua's Magic in the N'delta (

Nigeria : Police Deny Arresting Senator Ogunniya, Others (

Nigeria : ANPP to Sanction Ex-Minister Over Call for Yar'Adua's Resignation (

Nigeria : Bakassi - Provocation From Cameroon (

Corpse influx at Nigeria hospital (BBC News)

Monday, December 07, 2009

India Plans to Build Refinery in Nigeria (This Day)

Nigeria refinery in pipeline (The Telegraph)

Nigeria : 30 Nigerian Pilgrims Die in Hajj (

Nigeria : Intercontinental Bank Sacks Another 1,500 Workers (

Nigeria : Nigerdock Wins Contract to Refurbish Gigantic Oil Rig (

India's ONGC Videsh plans refinery in Nigeria-govt (Reuters via Yahoo! Philippines News)

OVL, Mittal may set up refinery in Nigeria (Business Standard India)

Nigeria Stocks: Fidelity Bank, Lasaco, Zenith Shares Active (Bloomberg)

ONGC planning to build refinery in Nigeria (New Kerala)

ONGC planning to build refinery in Nigeria (Calcutta News)

Nigeria’s Currency Reserves Rise to $44.04 Billion (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Nigeria : Bakassi - UN Investigates Harassment By Cameroon Gendarmes (

Shaibu Amodu, Nigeria Coach (

Nigeria : Police Partner MTN On Crime Control (

Nigeria : FCT Area Council Devt - Bwari As Case Study (

Nigeria : Anambra - Time Runs Out For Soludo, PDP (


Nigeria : Why I Will Never Negotiate With Anambra Treasury, By Soludo (

Senate and Politics of Accounting Bodies (

Africa : 2010 - Nigeria's Qualification, a Miracle - Ngerem (

Nigeria : Sanusi's Reform Takes Toll On Banks, Economy Reels On Hunger, Inflation and Job Losses (

Nigeria : Courts Okays Shareholders' Leave to Sue CBN, Sanusi (

Nigeria : Coy Opens Service Centre in Lagos (

Nigeria : A Nation On Auto Pilot (

Nigeria : CBN Battles to Save N50 Billion Micro Credit Fund (

Nigeria : Group Tasks Shell On Pollution (

Nigeria : Senate and Politics of Accounting Bodies (

Nigeria/South Africa : Eagles to Battle Argentine in South Africa 2010 (

Nigeria : ETB And Banking Reforms (

Nigeria : CDHR Initiates Debarment Process Against Aondoakaa (

OVL in talks for setting up refinery in Nigeria (Press Trust of India)

Comfortable with current oil prices: Nigeria (New Kerala)

Nigeria : Anambra 2010 - Appeal Court Stops Soludo (

Comfortable with current oil prices: Nigeria (Calcutta News)

Nigeria : Limited Edition Label Not an Afterthought--Breckon (

Nigeria : Judgement on Mobil VS Uwemedimo for Tomorrow (

Nigeria : Bad Reporting, Bane of Foreign Investment in Nigeria - NIPC (

OVL in talks for setting up refinery in Nigeria (Business Standard India)

Sunday, December 06, 2009

W’Bank Unveils Growth Strategy for Nigeria Today (This Day)

Nigeria’s Kevin Wins BBA Revolution (This Day)

Nigeria FA deny contact with Mancini (

Nigeria not scared of Argentina (The Monitor)

Yar'Adua Returns Home Next Week, Says Saudi Doctor (

Nigeria duo demand commitment (BBC News)

EU to support Nigeria's energy sector with 3.1 mln dollars (People's Daily)

Nigeria draws Argentina, Greece, S Korea in World Cup (People's Daily)

Saturday, December 05, 2009

IAEA supports Nigeria's nuclear power ambition (People's Daily)

Nigeria Agribusiness Report Q1 2010 - New Report Published (OfficialWire)

2010 World Cup: Nigeria Draws Argentina, Korea, Greece (This Day)

Friday, December 04, 2009

Nigeria : Bank Crisis and the Limits of Sanusi's Capitalist Reforms (

World Cup 2010 Exclusive: Paul Bassey Predicts Nigeria Will Qualify Along With Argentina (

Lessons From Venezuela (

Nigeria : Foreign Investors - Afribank, Shareholders at War (

HIV/AIDS: US Votes $1.5bn for Nigeria (This Day)

‘CITN is Flagship of Taxation Profession in Nigeria’ (This Day)

Yar’Adua: Nigeria’s Stability Hinged on Rotation, Says Northern Union (This Day)

Shell must clean up its act in Nigeria | Chima Williams (Guardian Unlimited)

Shell must clean up its act in Nigeria | Chima Williams (

Ex-Inter manager Mancini interested in Nigeria job (Sports Illustrated)

Nigeria's growth leaves elderly behind (CNN)

W’Bank: Employment Report, Growth Strategy for Nigeria (This Day)

Nigeria to get 9 mln USD for World Cup qualification (People's Daily)

Nigeria haven't approached me formally, says Gullit (

Roberto Mancini interested in Nigeria job (AP via Yahoo! Sports)

Gullit: 'No formal approach from Nigeria' (

World Cup 2010: Roberto Mancini: World Cup With Nigeria Fascinates Me (

Nigeria : 'Disabled Persons Want Desk in All MDG Offices' (

Nigeria Bourse Seeks to Lure MTN, Shell Listings, ThisDay Says (Bloomberg)

Mancini tempted by Nigeria after unofficial approach (Reuters via Yahoo! Sports)

Opponent spotlight | From Nigeria to the U.S. Navy (Daily Pennsylvanian)

Thursday, December 03, 2009

KCK Lawyer Could be King in Nigeria (KSHB-TV Kansas City)

Kenya : Country Could Borrow From Nigeria's Constitutional Making (

Shell on trial for pipeline leak in Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Nigeria : For Better Future, We Need to Take Serious Actions on Children's Issues - Princess Kayode (

Kansas City Lawyer Could Be King in Nigeria (

There Will Be No Surprises In Nigeria's African Nations Cup Squad - Report (

World Cup 2010 draw: No easy draw for Nigeria, says Mutiu Adepoju (Daily Telegraph)

Four Intercontinental Staff Arrested Over N12 Billion Transfer to Akingbola (

Nigeria : EFCC to Hunt N10 Billion Nexim Bank Debtors (

Nigeria : 'Harmonisation of ID Cards Will Prevent Document Theft' (

Nigeria : Housing - the Dilemma of Abuja Residents (

Nigeria : EFCC Re-Arraigns Okey Nwosu, Former Finbank Directors (

Nigeria : The Nation Earns N900 Billion From Bonga Oil Field (

BET'S 'SUNDAY BEST' HEADED TO NIGERIA: Auditions will be held in the country to mark first anniversary of network's ... (Eurweb)

Nigeria : Forget 2010, Think 2014 - Galadima (

Nigeria : House of Representatives Committee Canvasses Access to Basic Education (

Nigeria : The New IGR Rage (

GE Oil & Gas And Rockson Engineering Awarded $230M Contract For Nigeria Power Plant (OilandGasOnline)

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

KCK lawyer is man who could be king — in Nigeria (The Kansas City Star)

Nigeria : Country Commended Over Reduction in HIV/Aids Scourge (

Nigeria : Banking on Agriculture in Kwara (

Police Parade Suspected Criminals in Ilorin (

Nigeria rejects calls for president to step down (AFP via Yahoo! Singapore News)

Nigeria rejects calls for president to step down (AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Nations Cup Will Be Tough For Nigeria Says Bolton’s Danny Shittu (

Injuries Threaten Nigeria’s Nations Cup Preparations (

Lies, politics and Nigeria's great rumour mill (BBC News)

Nigeria leader faces call to quit (BBC News)

Former Nigeria soccer chief supports Amodu for World Cup (People's Daily)

S.Korea offers to help develop Nigeria's oil delta (AlertNet)

Mancini to Lead Eagles in World Cup? (

Leave VP Alone, AC Warns PDP Stalwarts (

Nigeria : Security Operatives Want Constant Power At Karu (

Nigeria : Redan Wants Housing Implementation Committee (

Nigeria : Stanbic IBTC Completes U.S. $15 Million Cocoa Financing for ATL (

Nigeria : Abuja Drivers Cautioned Over End-of-Year Festivities (

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

No Russians onboard Swiss ship seized by pirates near Nigeria – ministry (Itar-Tass)

Ghana frees hijacked Nigeria ship (BBC News)

Roberto Mancini To Lead Nigeria In 2010 World Cup? (

Climate change may be dire for Nigeria, minister warns (SpaceDaily)

Nigeria Assistant Coach Hopes To Avoid Brazil, Spain in World Cup Draw (

U.N. studies oil contamination in Nigeria (UPI)

Climate change may be dire for minister (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Former Striker Akpoborie Blames Nigeria Coach Amodu (

Lagos Lawmakers Want Yar'Adua to Resign (

Nigeria : 'Rainfall Pattern Shift Due to Halt of North East Trade Winds' (

Nigeria : Aero to Conserve N900 Million From 'No Frills' Service (

Nigeria : Tackling the Menace of Soil Erosion in the South East (

Nigeria : PIB - Barkindo Seeks CBN Support (

Nigeria : Rockson, GE to Construct 215 MW Power Plant in Kaduna (

Nigeria : NNPC Cabal Behind Fuel Scarcity - Marketers (

Unbridled imports crippling Nigeria (Malaysian Mirror)

Monday, November 30, 2009

Maribe Sees Opportunities In Nigeria (Mmegi)

Unbridled imports crippling Nigeria (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Partnership Brings Together Financial and HIV Services to Save Lives and Livelihoods in Nigeria (Columbia University News)

Assessment Of Oil-Contaminated Region In Nigeria (

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