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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 […]

Police recover bodies of 3 drowned men in Lagos

THERE was confusion around Tolu area of Ajegunle, Lagos State, on Thursday, following the recovery of bodies of three out of the eight Hausa scavengers, who drowned in a well at Fasasi Street in the area. The corpses of Ishan Abdul, Malik Suberu and Momoh Bari were recovered by a combined team of fire-fighters and […]

Delta police boss orders stop and search on highways

The new Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Mr Ikechukwu Ayodele Aduba, on Thursday, directed his officers and men to immediately return to the highways for patrol, noting that the ban on road checkpoints by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, was misconstrued by them. Aduba, who was reacting to the increasing spate of […]

Jonathan receives Macedonia’s first envoy to Nigeria

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday, received letters of credence from the first ever Macedonia ambassador to the country, while expressing the hope of a rewarding relationship between Nigeria and the South-East European nation. He said in an audience with Ambassador Darko Angelov that government appreciated the effort of the Macedonian government in offering scholarship to some […]

WORLD BANK PRESIDENCY: Brazil, Russia, China, others fault voting •As Reps endorse Okonjo-Iweala for the job

LEADERS of Russia, Brazil, China, India and South Africa meeting under BRICS, have called for the review of the weighted voting system that gave Europe, the United States of America and Japan 54 per cent of the votes in the selection of the World Bank president. This is coming as an international non-governmental organisation, Youth […]

New PDP leaders mobilise support for Dakingari

The newly elected National Executive of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, on Thursday, stormed Kebbi State to muster support for the party’s’ candidate in Saturday’s rerun governorship election, Alhaji Usman Saidu Dakingari. The visit to Kebbi is the first major assignment that the recently elected national executives of the PDP […]

FG declares April 6, 9 public holidays to mark Easter

THE Federal Government has declared Friday, 6th and Monday, 9th of April 2012 as public holidays to mark this year’s Easter celebrations. Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, who announced this on behalf of the government in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, said the public holidays were in line with the Christian calendar and […]

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