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Summit: Why we chose Kagame as keynote speaker –Ogeah, Delta commissioner

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda was chosen as the keynote speaker for the second South-south Economic Summit because of the transformation of Rwanda under his watch from an ailing economy to the fastest growing economy in Africa, it was learnt yesterday in Asaba. Billed for Asaba, the Delta State capital, the summit will open on […]

NSC battles to revamp Abuja stadium (Another avenue to steal money)

Full sporting activities would soon return to the Main Bowl of the National Stadium, Abuja following last weekend’s restoration of electricity supply after six months blackout, and resumption of work to resuscitate the dead grass with the application of fertilizers and chemicals. Stadium manager, Arch Katmwam Dunse, who made the disclosure when Daily Sun Sports […]

Revolution ‘ll consume you, CPC • FG replies Buhari

The Federal Government yesterday told former Head of State, Major-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), that any revolution in the country would consume him and his party, Congress for Progressive Change (CPC). Speaking through Information Minister Labaran Maku, the government said the revolution would wipe out the CPC and its men, not the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) […]

Beautiful picture: Toddler needs N3m for open heart surgery

Tuesday, April 24 , 2012 Chudubem Master Chudubem Godswill Tom, 13 months old, has a congenital heart defect. His parents, Mr. Abochi and Mrs. Ngozi Tom, from Ariam-Eluelu in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State have appealed to Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, to help fund their son’s open heart surgery in India. […]

Power failure at Abuja airport: Senate summons PHCN, Julius Berger, others

Senate yesterday summoned top managements of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), Julius Berger Plc and Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) over failure by British Airways to land and disembark passengers for over one and a half hours last Saturday. Also summoned is the management of the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP). The […]

US Supreme Court turns down Nigeria oil protest case

The United States Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up an appeal by 19 Nigerians seeking to invoke a US anti-torture law to sue oil giant, Chevron, over deaths in the Niger Delta. The decision by the top US court not to intervene followed its unanimous finding last week that the law, the Torture […]

Kidnappers kill ex-Ohanaeze boss….after collecting N30m ransome

Shock and anguish yesterday trailed the confirmation that a former Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Lagos State, Chief John Nzewi was killed by kidnappers who took N30 million ransom payment from his family. Chief Nzewi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and current president of Igbos In Commerce, hailed from Nnewi, Anambra State. The deceased was said […]

Picture: Man who lost hand in Kaduna blast curses bombers

From NOAH EBIJE, Kaduna Tuesday, April 24 , 2012 •Garba Photo: Sun News Publishing More Stories on This Section Time, it is said, heals the wound. And so, softly and steadily, the victims of the Kaduna Easter day bombing are recuperating fast from injuries sustained in the heinous bomb blast which occurred many days ago. […]

When I Grow Up, I Will Steal Plenty–A Nigerian Ambition

By Prince Charles Dickson  | Jos, Nigeria  | April 23, 2012 |”A lady in Chicago was reported to have used hammers to kill flies. When asked why, she replied that she wanted to make sure the sucker was dead! –Ezeana   Achusim These are court-free times; Court freed Elumelu, frees Akingbola! Court freed Ibori, freed Lucky. […]

Ministers Defy Jonathan – By Dr. John E. Oshodi

By Dr. John E. Oshodi  | Abuja, Nigeria | April 23, 2012 Mr. President, Why Ministers Defy Order on the number of Aides It is now in the public domain that a good number of Nigerian Ministers have openly ignored your directives to curtail the number of their Aides in regards to special adviser/assistants and […]



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