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Boko Haram bombs prison warder

The temporary tranquility of Maiduguri was broken on Thursday afternoon as the Boko Haram men bombed a prison warder while attempting to pick up his children after closing from school. Daily Sun gathered that the prison warder had driven to a private school along Baga road on Thursday afternoon at about 1 pm in his […]

Appointments: Jonathan Snubs Lobbyists – May retain many serving ministers

President Goodluck Jonathan, has lambasted those lobbying for ministerial appointments, saying less than 10 per cent of them are genuine. He disclosed this during the presidential inauguration lecture in Abuja, which was delivered by Prof. Ladipo Adamolekun, even as the independent scholar urged the President to declare and make public, his assets and those of […]

Akpabio sacks cabinet, gives 4-day reprieve

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Chief Godswill Akpabio has sacked his entire 26-member cabinet as he prepares for a second term swearing-in this weekend. DailySun learnt that the governor announced the resolution of the cabinet in a valedictory executive council meeting with the erstwhile commissioners and special advisers, on Wednesday. The outgoing commissioner for information and […]

N10bn: Bankole asks EFCC for time

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, yesterday failed to honour his summon by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC]. Rather, he pleaded to be given a new date to appear before a crack team of investigators set up to interrogate him over the controversial N10billion loan and sundry other allegations. Contrary to […]

Ex-Gov Nnamani, docked, remanded in EFCC custody

Former governor of Enugu State, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani was arraigned yesterday and later remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on the orders of an Enugu High Court pending a bail application which is due for hearing on Wednesday next week. The anti-corruption body arraigned the former governor in the […]

Witches deploy 500 members to Abuja for Jonathan’s inauguration

The Witches and Wizards Association of Nigeria (WITZAN), has deployed 500 witches to Abuja and other parts of Ahead of Nigeria to prevent any tragic occurrence and ensure peaceful inauguration on May 29. According to its national co-ordinator, Dr Okhue Iboi, the decision was taken after an emergency meeting at Zuma rock, Niger State. WITZAN […]

UNICEF commends Nigeria for National Health Act

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commended the National Assembly for passing the National Health Bill into law and called for a quick assent by the President. In a goodwill message for this year’s Children’s Day celebration, which was made available to Daily Sun, UNICEF described the National Health Act as the best gift […]

National Assembly passes N4.5 trillion budget for 2011

THE National Assembly yesterday adopted the sum of N4,484,736,648,992 as the amended budget for the 2011 financial year, leaving an increase of 53 billion Naira from the sum of 4.407 trillion Naira requested in the budget amendment Bill sent in by President Goodluck Jonathan. Earlier, President Goodluck Jonathan had requested the legislature to slash the […]

Govt briefs diplomats on inauguration arrangements

PROTOCOL guidelines detailing security precautions were rolled out yesterday by the Federal Government in a bid to obviate perceived anxiety by the international community over security and safety of world leaders and their delegation to the inauguration of President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday. Among others, the government wants details of the nature of arms and […]

Jonathan leaves FEC intact after last session

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) met for about two hours in its last session before Sunday’s inauguration of President Goodluck Jonathan for a fresh term in office. The ministers, who reviewed their tenure in office with President Jonathan, urged him “to keep his eyes on the gold to ensure that in the next four years, […]

Gov. Udom Emmanuel reappoints Nollywood star, Ini Edo

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