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Lecturers cripple universities, begin indefinite strike

BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME PORT HARCOURT:  UNIVERSITY lecturers across the country begin an indefinite strike from today. National President of the Academic Staff  Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Ukachukwu Awuzie who made this known Sunday  in Port Harcourt  said this time the strike would be” total and comprehensive”. According to him, there would be no grading […]

4,000 Osun farmers get N500m loan to boost food production

Monday, December 05, 2011 • Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section In a bid to banish hunger and poverty in Osun State, the State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has presented the sum of N500million loan to farmers. The governor, during the presentation of cheques to beneficiaries at the ceremony to flag off […]

Oyo: Election – PDP heads for A’Court on Ajimobi

Monday, December 05, 2011 • Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section Not satisfied with the verdict of the Election Petition Tribunal which upheld the victory of Governor Abiola Ajimobi in the last gubernatorial election in Oyo State, the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] has headed for the Court of Appeal to challenge the […]

Doctor, nurse, 2 others kidnapped in Imo

Monday, December 05, 2011 • Okorocha Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section The Chief Medical Director of Owerri Specialist Hospital, Umuguma in Owerri Local Government Area of Imo State, Dr. Moses Amako has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen. Daily Sun gathered that Dr. Amako was abducted in company with his wife last […]

Jonathan moves to stop reckless spending by govs, ministers, others

Miffed by the extravagant lifestyle of key government officials during foreign trips, the Presidency has introduced new initiatives that would monitor the spending habits of all principal office holders while abroad. To this end, the Presidency will today hold a conference for governors, ministers, directors of ministries, council chairmen and other key government officials to […]

Sylva talks tough – to kick start his campaign for 2nd term on Dec. 7

Monday, December 05, 2011 • Sylva Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section Governor Timipre Sylva has disclosed that he would open his campaign office on Wednesday December 7 to kick-start his campaign for a second term in office. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which disqualified Sylva from the governorship primaries, had produced […]

Jonathan may present 2012 budget Dec 13

Barring any last minute changes, President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to present estimates of the N4.8 trillion 2012 budget to the National Assembly on December 13. The expected presentation is coming amid unresolved issues on the propriety of the removal of the oil subsidy. The House of Representatives had been vocal in its opposition to […]

Nigeria, anti-gay law and foreign aid

Last week, the Senate went all out to consign gay relationship to the pit of infamy when it passed the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill. But the Upper legislative chamber did not stop at prohibiting the practice, it prescribed harsh punishments for those who engage in it. According to the report of the Senate Committee […]

2012 London Olympic football ouster – NFF Sacks Eguavoen

Chief Coach of Under-23 Eagles, Austin Eguavoen, has resigned from Dream Team V after failing to fulfil his contractual obligations to pick the 2012 London Olympic ticket or play in the semi-final of the most glamorous world sports events. The Under-23 Eagles gaffer, speaking in a post match conference after the Dream Team failed to […]

Kogi Guber Elections: CPC accepts results, as ACN kicks

Monday, December 05, 2011 • Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section Political parties, which participated in the last Saturday gubernatorial election in Kogi State, reacted differently to the outcome of the election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). At a press conference addressed by the Director General of the ACN […]

EFCC goes after Nigerian looters hiding in Ghana

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