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NAFDAC decries high incidence of fake drugs

ENUGU—South East zone of National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has raised fresh alarm over the high incidence of counterfeit drugs in the country. It also announced the discovery and seizure of fake drugs worth over N2.5 million from Ogbete main market in Enugu  during the week. The seized drugs, which were […]

Ijaw accuse Police IG of complacency over Bayelsa killing

Ijaw Monitoring Group, IMG, has described the failure of Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Hafiz Ringim, to respond to the killing of 20-year-old Emmanuel Victor by a policeman at a check-point in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, last week, as an embarrassment to Nigerians and the international community. In a statement by Comrade Joseph Evah, the Ijaw group […]

Opinion: Theodore Orji and the politics of non-indigenes

Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State appears as one with patriotic zeal and love for the fatherland. It is also expected that these ascribed qualities would rub-off on his ethnic group-the Igbo. But political developments in Abia, God’s Own State, in recent times, especially on the vexed issue of non-indigenes in 21st Century Nigeria and […]

Boko Haram: Court begins trial of suspects Nov 18

A Federal High Court sitting has fixed November 18, 2011 to begin definite trial of the six persons alleged to be members of an Islamist sect, Boko Haram, responsible for the bombing of the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Suleja, Niger State on March 3, 2011. The suspects, Shuaibu Abubakar, Salisu […]

Delta govt returns 40 schools to missions

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State yesterday officially handed over 40 secondary schools to their original owners. It took the state 10 years to complete the process of returning the schools, as the administration of James Ibori in 2001 started the process. Twenty seven of the schools were handed over to the Catholic mission while […]

Reps summon IG over Bayelsa killing

Again, the Inspector General of Police, Hafiz Ringim has been summoned by the House of Representatives to explain the circumstances leading to the killing of a 20-year-old man by the Police in Bayelsa State. Ringim would appear before the committees on Police, Human Rights and Justice, and also appear before Human Rights, Justice, Public Safety […]

4 killed as mining pit collapses in Zamfara

No fewer than four people were said to have died following the collapse of a mining pit at the controversial mining site in Dareta Village, Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Close source who was at the scene of the incident, told Daily Sun that the urgly situation occured on Thursday around midnight when […]

Nigeria owes N6.02tr –Senate

Senate yesterday estimated that Nigeria’s present external and local debts at N6.02 trillion, but said the country is not in any danger of going broke. Chairman, Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Senator Ehigie Uzamere, disclosed this during the committee’s inauguration by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu. Giving a breakdown of the debt profile, Uzamere […]

Gunmen invade court free robbery suspect, kill prison official

Hell was let loose yesterday in Ihima, Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State when dare devil robbers stormed a High Court, killed a prison official and set free a robbery suspect, Abdulrazak Nasiru who was standing trial in the court. An eyewitness told Daily Sun that the gunmen had hid in a nearby primary […]

27 states face bankruptcy

From the Senate came the gloomy news yesterday that the financial accounts of 27 states are in the red as some of them have been declared either “distressed” or “gloomy.” Only Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra and Jigawa states were given a clean bill of health. The six states that are in financial distress are: Kano, […]

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