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How to make FoI Act work, by Soyinka, govs, others

  EMINENT Nigerians, including Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and Governors Babatunde Fashola (Lagos) and Babangida Aliyu (Niger), yesterday brainstormed on the implementation of the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act for national development, urging all stakeholders to make the new law work. At a roundtable organised by the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN) in […]

N’Assembly to retool anti-graft agencies

APPARENTLY disturbed by the perception of the international community of Nigeria as a corrupt nation, Senate President, Senator David Mark, has promised that the anti-corruption agencies would be strengthened to redouble the fight against the scourge. Mark, who said this yesterday at the National Assembly when members of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences […]

NFF Chase Olympic Ticket with N550

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has vowed to do everything possible to ensure that Dream Team V qualifies for the London 2012 Olympic soccer event, even as it has budgeted N500 million to host the eight nation Olympic qualifier billed for December. The NFF, Daily Sunsports gathered, wants to host the event despite the princely […]

Editorial: The Brith of South Sudan

The birth of South Sudan Republic after 22 years of uninterrupted civil war confirms the belief that repression cannot quench the popular will of an oppressed people for freedom. Happy birthday songs filled the air July 9, 2011, the day the five-year peace deal led to the liberation songs, thus ending Africa’s longest independence war. […]

No to Islamic banking -Ositelu, others

Criticisms continued to trail the proposed Islamic banking system, yesterday, as more Christian bodies kicked against its introduction into the nation’s financial sector. Primate and the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Church of the Lord (Aladura) Worldwide, Most Rev. Rufus Ositelu, the Nnewi Diocese of the Anglican Church of Nigeria and the National Prayer Movement all […]

Abia govt house shooting not Boko Haram – CP

Abia State Commissioner of Police,  Mr Bala Hassan has said the shooting on Tuesday in the state government house, which left Corporal Clement Amaechi dead and Corporal Umoru Mohammed wounded has nothing to do with the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko-Haram. Both policemen were security details of state Governor, Chief Theodore Orji. The CP said he was […]

UK deports 61 Nigerians

No fewer than 61 Nigerians were yesterday deported from the United Kingdom (UK) over immigration related offences. Daily Sun gathered that the deportees who were flown into Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in the early hours of Thursday were left on the tarmac of the terminal. The officials of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) were on […]

We didn’t borrow money from Islamic bank –Anambra govt

Anambra State Government has debunked the statement by CBN governor that it was the first state to borrow money from the non-interest bank. Speaking through its Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Eze Echesi, yesterday, inAwka, the Peter Obi-led administration stated that it has not borrowed funds from any financial institution. But giving insight into how Anambra […]

Bombings: FG embarks on intensive security campaigns

Federal Government has mapped out some strategic plans to tackle the spate of insecurity in the country. Making this known at a launch of a book, entitled, Hoodlums, Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku urged Nigerians to beware of abandoned cars, bags and their environments. Labaran who spoke through the   deputy director in the Ministry of […]

Picture:Mercedes-Benz gets new multi-billion naira home in Lekki

Friday, July 22, 2011 •The new Mercedes Centre in Lekki Photo: The Sun Publishing More Stories on this Section Twenty-one years after opening an impressive one-stop Mercedes-Benz Place in the Masha area of Lagos where the three-pointed star vehicles were sold and serviced professionally, MB Automobiles Services Limited has raised the bar of standards even […]

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CBN depreciates naira to N410.25 in I&E window


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