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N’Delta needs N600bn annually for development

The Niger Delta Youth Parliament has said that the oil producing region needs about N600bn yearly to fight poverty, put in place basic infrastructure and ensure quick development. The NDYP stated that for the region to experience massive development, the N600bn should be released consistently for the next 10 years. The National Coordinator of the […]

Falcons, Banyana to clash in June

March 30, 2012  by Agency Reporter The Nigeria Football Federation and the South African Football Association have agreed on two international friendly matches between their senior women’s teams in June. In a letter to the NFF on Thursday, the SAFA confirmed that the Banyana Banyana, will take on the Super Falcons in the first leg […]

SSS parades seven for abducting UAE national

March 30, 2012  by Adelani Adepegba, Abuja 20 Comments Marilyn Ogar | credits: File copy State Security Service on Thursday paraded seven suspects aged, between 22 and 33, in connection with the alleged abduction of a United Arab Emirate national, Mohammed Khamis. The suspects, who were arrested on March 20, are Ojo Ajibade, Lamidi Akinkunmi, […]

Army raids Boko Haram hideouts in Kaduna, arrests 65

March 30, 2012  by Agency Reporter 230 Comments Nigerian Army has arrested no fewer than 65 suspects in Kaduna between Wednesday and Thursday in a renewed onslaught against the fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram. While the soldiers arrested 33 suspected sect’s members on Wednesday at the Barnawa Complex of the city, 32 more suspects were picked […]

DIG Haruna John pays last visit to force headquarters…IGP bids late DIG bye at police parade

From MURPHY GANAGANA, Abuja Friday, March 30, 2012 •Friends and relations consoling Mrs Olayinka, wife of the late DIG Haruna John at the funeral parade in Abuja yesterday. Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section Goodnight Haruna, may your soul rest in peace”. That solemn statement by the Inspector General of police, Mohammed […]

Police foil attempt to blow oil pipelines

Police in Bayelsa State have foiled an attempt to blow oil pipelines at Agbura in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state. The development has thrown the Agbura community into panic with youths and community leaders putting heads together on how to prevent a future occurrence. The pipeline was about to be blown up by […]

Made in Nigeria Mini-buses roll off the assembly plant in Nnewi, Anambra

By Moses Akaigwe [igwemos@sunnewsonline] Friday, March 30, 2012Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, has observed that the latest mini bus to roll off the Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing plant in Nnewi, has all it takes to replace Keke NAPEP tricycle as a popular means of transportation in the country. Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi Inside […]

Reps begin probe of Nigerien influx into Nigeria

The House of Representatives, yesterday ordered its Committees on Public Safety and National Security, Foreign Affairs, Interior and the Police Affairs to probe the migration of Nigeriens into Nigeria. The House also urged the Federal Government to, urgently provide aids to border communities and the migrants. Such aid it said, should be in form of […]

Gov poll: Groups protest NLC, TUC endorsement of Oshiomhole

A body known as New Nigeria Parliament, some civil society groups, workers and students in Edo State, on Thursday, protested against the endorsement of Governor Adams Oshiomhole by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) for a second term of office. The protesters, drawn from the 18 local government areas of […]

Akingbola sues EFCC chairman over attached property

The Former Managing Director of Intercontinental Bank Plc (now Access Bank), Dr Erastus Akingbola, has dragged the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, before Justice Binta Murtala-Nyako of a Federal High Court in Lagos over moves by the anti-graft agency to continue to deny him access to some of his […]

Gov. Udom Emmanuel reappoints Nollywood star, Ini Edo

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