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Nigeria offered US, others full access to citizens’ biometric data – WikiLeaks

  Some officials in the office of the National Security Adviser once offered the United States Government full access to the biometric information stored in the international passports of Nigerians. The promise, according to a US government cable, released by whistleblower, Wikileaks, was made in 2007. The cable, Nigeria: Government practices – Info collection, Screening […]

Delta: Workers demand N19,000 minimum wage

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Delta state has insisted that anything less than N19,000 would not be accepted as minimum wage for workers, even as the union was yet to enter into negotiations with the state government on the N18,000 national minimum wage. Daily Sun learnt that Delta State was among […]

Jonathan’s 100 days in office a waste –Buhari (Bad Belly)

As President Goodluck Jonathan marks 100 days in office, hard knocks came yesterday from former Military Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, saying Jonathan’s 100 days in office is a waste. Buhari, the presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in the April, 2011. election, said that it is those who had misplaced […]

EFCC summons principal officers of Lagos Assembly

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned five principal officers of the Lagos State House of Assembly to appear before it today. Daily Sun reliably gathered from a dependable source that the officers, including the permanent secretaryt/clerk of the House will appear today to answer questions regarding the financial transactions of the House […]

Kogi guber: PDP dumps fresh primary for Echocho

Ahead of the Kogi State gubernatorial election in 2012, hope appears dim for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to hold a fresh party primary before the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) September 22 deadline. Alredy, series of meetings are being held by top political players in the state with sworn political enemies shifting ground and creating […]

BOKO HARAM: How Sokoto celebrated Sallah in anxiety

It was not a usual celebration for fun seekers in Sokoto state during the just concluded El-el-fitr feast. The El-el-fitr is usually celebrated among Muslim faithful to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan. But the relatively lowkey fanfare among families in the ‘seat of the caliphate’ was a true indication that there […]

Ndigbo demand 2 more states

Ndigbo in Lagos have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to facilitate the correction of the imbalance in Nigeria by motivating the creation of the long awaited two states in the South-east geo-political zone. The call was made at the pre-Igbo Day press conference last Tuesday organised by the 2011 Igbo Day Organising Committee. According to […]

Jonathan’s economic team ’ll fail –Prof. Tam David West

Former Oil Minister, Prof. Tam David West, yesterday assessed the chances of President Goodluck Jonathan’s economic team succeeding and returned a verdict of ‘doubtful’. The ex-minister said, formidable as the team is in its composition, it bore an insidious germ of failure. Besides, the former university don said apparent lack of focus and political will […]

Picture: Love for my twin babies lured me into drug trafficking – IMT graduate

Oledibe Chiagozie, 37, who was nabbed at the Murtala uhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos, , for alleged possession of cocaine estimated at N41million, said it was the love for his twin babies that pushed him into drug trafficking. He was arrested while returning from Brazil. The cocaine, which weighed 5.850 kilogrammes, was concealed in his […]

Court disqualifies Salami’s lawyers

A Federal High Court yesterday disqualified two senior advocates from representing the suspended President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Isa Salami in court where he is challenging the decision of the National Judicial Council (NJC) suspending him from office. The court held that their appearance offends the provisions of Order 9 Rules 35 […]

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