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No valid documents, no access to N5 billion fund, FG tells local miners

By Uche Usim, Abuja The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr Uchechukwu Ogah, has advised local miners desirous of a slice of the N5 billion Mining Fund to have all valid licenses and other vital documents before approaching the Bank of Industry (BOI) if they do not want their applications voided on receipt. …
The Sun Nigeria.

Gunmen attack Delta monarch’s wife, injure orderly

By Paul Osuyi, Asaba Suspected gunmen in police uniform have attacked the Queen Mother of Ughelli Kingdom in Delta State, injuring the police orderly attached to the palace. Local sources say the Queen Mother and her driver narrowly escaped death during an ensuing exchange of fire between the hoodlums and the police orderly. The sources …
The Sun Nigeria.



Senator Kaita talks tough, says President’s effort not yielding results

By Fred Itua, Abuja The senator representing Katsina North in the National Assembly, Ahmad Babba Kaita, has condemned recent attacks in various parts of the country. He spoke on Tuesday on the floor of the upper legislative chamber while contributing to a motion. He said the actions of President Buhari have not produced any result …
The Sun Nigeria.

Ex AA national chairman re-arraigned for alleged fraud

By Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Former National Chairman of the Action Alliance (AA) Mr Kenneth Obidiche Udeze was on Tuesday re-arraigned before an Osun State Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital. Udeze was arraigned alongside two other members of the party, messers Adeloye Oluwagbemi Ogunmodede and James Vernimbe for alleged forgery, conspiracy and fraud. …
The Sun Nigeria.

Borno attack: We are hurt by senseless killings – ECOWAS

By Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, has said it was hurt by the killings in Koshobe, Borno State on November 28. In a statement made available to Daily Sun in Abuja, the ECOWAS Commission also called for the perpetrators of the heinous crime to be brought to justice. …
The Sun Nigeria.

Borno massacre: Remove service chiefs now – prominent Northerners tell Buhari

By Sola Ojo, Kaduna Following the gruesome murder of 43 rice farmers at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno State on Sunday, some concerned stakeholders from the Northern States were worried that there may not be an end in sight soon if the current crops of service chiefs do not do away with by President …
The Sun Nigeria.

About 300 youths so far registered for 12,000 NAMCS agribusiness opportunities

By Sola Ojo, Kaduna As part of its contribution to reducing unemployment among young Nigerians, National Agricultural Mechanize Cooperative Society (NAMCS) said it set to train 12,000 interested youths across the federation in agribusinesses. So far, findings showed that only about 300 youths have registered for the training opportunities even when the statistics on enquiries …
The Sun Nigeria.



Ladi Maji Foundation empowers 300 Kaduna widows

By Sola Ojo, Kaduna A Kaduna-based non-governmental organisation, Ladi Maji Foundation has empowered no fewer than 300 widows in Kaduna State with residual income items and cash to enable them stay afloat the current economic reality. The items which include foodstuffs, sewing machines, deep freezers and grinding machines were meant to support the beneficiaries in …
The Sun Nigeria.

Ensure safe return of IDPs to their homes, Benue govt tells FG

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Benue State government has called on the federal government to do all in its power to ensure the safe return of the over 500,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) currently taking refuge in different camps across the state to their ancestral homes. The state government particularly demanded the federal government to provide adequate …
The Sun Nigeria.

2023: PDP stalwart urges Benue Rebirth Movement to set up reconciliation committee

By Rose Ejembi, Makurdi A former Ex-officio Member of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the North Central Zone, Dr. Jonah Ogbaji, has called on the Benue Rebirth Movement (BRM) to set up a Peace and Reconciliation Committee that would engender internal unity necessary for the actualization of a Benue State Governor of Zone C in …
The Sun Nigeria.

Insecurity: Govs to meet Wednesday

  Governors of the 36 states are scheduled to hold a teleconference on Wednesday to deliberate on a new national security order to ensure the safety of lives and property in the country. Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, head of media and public affairs of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, in a statement, said the forum, at its 22nd …

Hoodlums attack Lagos firemen, vandalise fire engine

  Muritala Ayinla Again, suspected hoodlums have attacked and injured three firemen of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service and also vandalised the fire engine of the agency in the process. Confirming the incident, the Acting Head of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service , Mrs Margaret Adeseye expressed displeasure over the incessant …

Bunkering: Military arrests 10 suspects, intercepts 9 trucks of PMS in Arepo

*’Criminals graded road, used 3km hose to siphon fuel from NNPC pipeline’ Flora Onwudiwe The Military on Monday arrested 10 suspects and intercepted 9 trucks (six of which were loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) while others were yet to be loaded) at  the Forthright Estate Garden, in Arepo, Ogun State. The Deputy Force Commander, …

JUST IN: Hamilton to miss Sakhir GP after testing positive for coronavirus

  World champion Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend’s Formula 1 Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain after testing positive for coronavirus. His team, Mercedes, said the Briton woke with mild symptoms on Monday and returned a positive result at a subsequent test and again at a retest. Hamilton, who is now self-isolating, won the Bahrain …

Legal team: Lagos panel lacks power to sanction Army over Lekki shooting

  Emmanuel Onani, Abuja The last may not have been heard of the Lekki Toll Plaza shooting in Lagos, as the legal team representing the Army has said that the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS and Related Abuses does not have the power to punish any soldier found …

UN: COVID-19 drives 40% spike in number of people needing humanitarian aid

  The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a 40% increase in the number of people needing humanitarian assistance around the globe, the United Nations said on Tuesday, as it appealed for roughly $35 billion to help many of those expected to be in need next year. “If everyone who will need humanitarian aid next year lived …

Olympic rings return to Tokyo Bay

  The Olympic rings monument was reinstalled in Tokyo Bay on Tuesday, after being removed in August for maintenance, as organisers ramp up preparations for next year’s postponed Summer Games. The return of the monument, which stands 15.3m tall and 32.6m wide and was originally installed in January, should send a signal that the Games …

US arms sales to UAE draw fire from 29 rights groups

  Twenty-nine arms control and human rights organizations have signed a letter opposing the sale of $23 billion worth of missiles, fighter jets and drones to the United Arab Emirates and asking the U.S. Congress to block the deal. “The hope is to stop these sales altogether,” said Seth Binder, advocacy officer at the Project …

Argentines celebrate ‘eternal love’ for Maradona with tattoos

  Under his shirt, pizza shop owner Guillermo Rodriguez is a walking shrine to Diego Maradona. His entire back is covered in tattoos depicting the soccer great, whose death last week at the age of 60 inspired enormous grief in Argentina and beyond. “It is something beautiful to live with him, so for us he …

On World AIDS Day, AHF-Nigeria Urges Everyone to Keep Fighting ‘The Other Pandemic’

    While COVID-19 has devastated communities worldwide and remained in the spotlight since last year, the world must keep fighting to protect gains made against HIV/AIDS — a pandemic that has been raging for over 30 years and remains a global public health crisis. Ahead of the December 1 commemoration of World AIDS Day 2020, …

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