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Fuel subsidy scam: Resign now, ACN tells PDP chairman

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has called on the Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, to step down immediately, following his son’s indictment in connection with the fuel subsidy scam. In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said Tukur’s […]

FCT minister defends revocation of Turai’s land in Abuja

Photo:  Sun News Publishing By:  FRED ITUA, Abuja Date:  Sun, 07/29/2012 – 22:17 Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed, has defended the action of the FCT administration in revoking the plot of land allocated to the former first lady, Hajiya Turai Yar’Adua’s NGO, ‘Women and Youth Empowerment Foundation (WAYEP).’ The FCT, however, […]

13 die in Edo auto accident

Thirteen persons were yesterday confirmed dead in a road accident that occurred at Ohosu, in Ovia North East Local Government of Edo State on the ever-busy Benin- Ore- Shagamu-Lagos dual carriage way. Edo State FRSC Sector Commander, Kenneth Nwaegbe who confirmed the incident, said three persons were also injured. The accident involved an Anambra Mass […]

My SSS invitation, panic in enemies’ camp –Bakare

Photo:  Sun News Publishing By:  RAZAQ BAMIDELE Date:  Sun, 07/29/2012 – 23:26 Head of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has given insight into why the State Security Service (SSS), invited him for a chat last Monday, saying it was a clear indication that there was panic in the enemies’ camp. Bakare, who spoke […]

6 killed, 16 injured as Navy, militants clash in Ondo

Photo:  Sun News Publishing By:  TUNDE RAHEEM, Akure Date:  Sun, 07/29/2012 – 23:22 Igbokoda, the headquarters of Ilaje Local Government Area was on edge yesterday as naval officers attached to Igbokoda Forward Operational Base and some youths suspected to be militants engaged one another in a gun duel. At the end of the clash, no […]

Picture: AYC 2013 qualifier: Flying Eagles soar above Tanzania

Photo:  Sun News Publishing Nigeria’s Shehu Abdullahi (l) in action Date:  Sun, 07/29/2012 – 22:09 Nigeria’s Under-20 team, the Flying Eagles, took a massive step towards reaching the third round qualifying series of the 2013 African Youth Championship after it defeated host, Tanzania 2–1 yesterday. Enugu Rangers’ striker, Alhaji Gero, netted a first-half brace, before […]

NNP columnist brutalized by errant soldiers in Ibadan

  What looked like a normal day in Ibadan, Oyo State, turned out to be a nightmare in the early hours of 22nd of July 2012 at around 2.30am when about six soldiers of the Nigeria Army in uniform attached to the PHCN Capital Building at Ring Road Ibadan went berserk on an unprovoked savage […]

Letter: Anambra convention in Toronto

Mr editor, Kindly allow me some space to comment on an issue that is uppermost in many of us in diaspora. Each time you read news about Anambra state, you hear daily accounts of kidnappings in the state. Kidnapping is the greatest issue disturbing many of us. Surprisingly, our kith and kin in Toronto did […]

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