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Soldiers kill two ex- MASSOB members in Onitsha

Soldiers Saturday killed two persons suspected to be former members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, in Onitsha, Anambra State following what was said to be a misunderstanding. According to eyewitnesses, the two victims were members of MASSOB who had allegedly been terrorizing traders in the commercial city which […]

Nigerians’ll discard generators soon – FG (And revert to candles & lanterns?)

Vice President Namadi Sambo has assured Nigerians that the use of generators will soon become history in view of the huge investment of government in the power sector. Sambo gave the assurance when members of the board and management of the Academy for Entrepreneurial Studies (AES) paid him a courtesy visit at the State House, Abuja. He said […]

I was not indicted -Former NDDC executive director

FORMER Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Pastor Power Aginighan, says he was not found wanting by the presidential committee that looked into the operations of the Commission. Aginighan spoke in Port Harcourt while receiving an award from a group, Post Amnesty Consolidation Initiative (PAC) and Unique Global Initiative, for his […]

Abdulmuttalab: Nigerian-American jury abandons case over personal security

  The National Identity Card scam case involving two former federal ministers, presided over by Justice Mudasiru Oniyangi of an Abuja federal high court has been adjourned for the third time. The first time it was mentioned in court was on September 6, 2011 and September 23. When the case came up last Friday, the […]

Nigeria, 101st best country for business

  Nigeria has been rated the 101st best county to do business in the world. This was a significant drop from the 87th position it occupied last year. The report which listed 134 countries in order of their suitability for investment was published on Forbes website. It put Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product growth at 8.4 […]

How security votes landed Daniel, Akala, Goje, Doma in trouble

  THERE were strong indications on Saturday that former governors of Ogun, Oyo and Nasarawa and Gombe States, Messrs Gbenga Daniel, Adebayo Alao-Akala and Aliyu Akwe-Doma and Danjuma Goje respectively, might have landed in trouble as a result of how they used their security votes while in office. The first three have been detained by […]

Interview: Al-Mustapha has suffered enough

  • David Attah • Photo: The Sun Publishing More Stories on This Section In this interview, elder statesman, Chief David Attah, examines Nigeria’s 51 years of existence and calls for attitudinal change by all Nigerians. Attah who served two former military Heads of State, Generals Sanni Abacha and Abdulsalami Abubakar as Chief Press Secretary, […]

EFCC puts Goje on watch list

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has put the erstwhile number one citizen of Gombe State, Danjuma Goje, (now a senator) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on its watch list, Sunday Sun can authoritatively report. Sources close to the anti-graft agency hinted that the statement credited to Goje promising to report on Monday […]

Subsidy Removal: We’ll shut Nigeria down – TUC

President Goodluck Jonathan’s government may enter the new year with great economic instability should he go ahead with the removal of the fuel subsidy as he has proposed, as the labour and civil society groups in the country have threatened to bring the nation to a halt and make the country ungovernable should he fail […]

Don’t fast-forward Nigeria’s break-up –CPC

As Nigerians brace up for the proposed removal of subsidy on petroleum products, the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has warned that the decision by the Federal Government spells doom for the country. The Presidency has already indicated that it would remove oil subsidy beginning with the 2012 budget. In a telephone interview with Sunday […]

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