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Nigeria set to ban British Airways, Air France/KLA, Lufthansa, etc as deadline to cut fares passes

By Kenneth Ehigiator THE Federal Government, yesterday, remained adamant over its decision to ban foreign airlines operating in the country for refusing to dismantle fare disparity between what they charge Nigerians and their counterparts in other countries in West Africa, even as Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah, is expected to speak on the issue today. […]

UI shut for 2 weeks

THE University of Ibadan (UI) has officially been closed down for two weeks, with the purpose of finding a lasting solution to the power problems facing the institution, as well as curbing the recent students’ unrest, which has halted the academic progression of the institution in the last three days. The statement was made available […]

Northern emirs meet in Jigawa today (About Education?)

OVER 40 northern emirs arrived in Dutse, Jigawa State, to attend the  meeting of the northern emirs, under the chairmanship of the Sultan of Sokoto and chairman of Islamic Supreme Council, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar. Report from the state indicted that the meeting was to be declared open by the state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, immediately […]

EFCC traces fresh N2.5b to accounts of pensions officials

THE last is yet to be heard of the pension scam in the Head of Service of the Federation (HoSF). The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which has gone tough on the masterminds, says it has unearthed the payment of N2.5 billion to individuals and companies, which acted as fronts for officials of the […]

Presidency set for major reforms

SGF”s office to lose control of agencies Govt may stop sponsorship of pilgrims FEC gets copies of Oronsaye’s report today TWO contentious issues: The powers of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) over parastatals and the Federal Government’s sponsorship of Christian and Muslim pilgrims to the Holy Lands, may […]

Opinion: Aregbesola, Mimiko and party affiliation

By Remi Oyeyemi Wednesday April 25 , 2012 Photo: The Sun Publishing More Stories on This Section “An organisation that is strong and stable, and is ready to commit time, money, and patience will be more apt to reap rewards than the quick-hitting opportunist.” -Richard Miller There has been a lot of hullabaloo on the […]

IGP assures Nigerians of improved police

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Dikko Abubakar has said the police authority under his leadership was working toward evolving a force with disciplined and incorruptible men and officers. Abubakar told journalists in Maiduguri yesterday at the commencement of his tour of police formations in the state that he was trying to build a […]

APGA is bent on taking Abia, but that won’t happen –Prof Mpka, SSG

Wednesday April 25 , 2012 •Mkpa Photo: Sun News Publishing There are no airs of officialdom about him. As Secretary to the Government of Abia state Professor Mpka A. Mpka still lives at Abia state University Uturu where he had been an award winning Vice Chancellor. He is also working hard in his new position […]

Man, woman kill spouses over food

A housewife, Hussaina Sani, 35, has alegedly killed her 66-year-old farmer husband, Sani Dan-Mamman, in Mujifa, Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State. Daily Sun learnt that Dan-Mamman had demanded an explanation from his second wife after he was given a meager lunch. According to a source, the man had given his wife two measures […]

Gunmen kill director, 2 others, set bodies ablaze in Plateau

Even as security men are yet to unravel those behind the murder of a councilor in Barakin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, unknown persons have again killed three persons in the same local government and set ablaze their bodies on Monday evening. The local government council, which is still under the state of emergency […]

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