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target=_blank rel=noopener>FG appeals to irate drivers to dismantle Bida-Lambata, Suleja-Minna roadblocks
From Isaac Anumihe, Abuja The Federal Government at the weekend pleaded with the protesting drivers along Bida-Lambata and Suleja-Minna roads to unblock the driveway to allow for early completion of the facilities. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Babangida Hussaini, made this appeal while reacting to the blockade of a section of
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Another Ijaw group urges Buhari to inaugurate NDDC board
The Ijaw Consultative Forum (ICF), Ondo State chapter, has aligned with pan-Ijaw group, Ijaw National Congress (INC), and Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board since the commission’s forensic audit has been submitted to him. In a statement signed by
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Nigeria wins big at intercontinental spelling bee despite challenges
From Abel Leonard, Lafia Nigeria made an impressive showing at the intercontinental spelling bee taking place in Dubai, winning big at the competition despite travelling challenges. This was disclosed by the Executive Director, Team Head, KRP, FEMA Foundation for education and Migration Awareness Kaneng Rwang-Pam on Saturday via a telephone conversation with Daily Sun. Rwang-Pam
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target=_blank rel=noopener>North East economy risks collapse, NPYA warns
From Noah Ebije, Kaduna The Northeast Progressive Youth Assembly (NPYA) has stated that unless the states in the North East redouble their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) efforts and set up a government-owned bank to service the economy of the region, poverty, unemployment and insecurity would continue to be a plague the region. The group in
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target=_blank rel=noopener>APC National Convention to hold in December
From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja Barring last minutes change in the arrangements, the National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will hold in the first weekend of December. A source close to the party told Daily Sun that according to the arrangements, after the State Congresses in October and the Anambra governorship election in November,
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Hero Lager promotes Igbo apprenticeship system with “Igba Boi Tour”
From Aloysius Attah, Onitsha Premium lager, Hero has announced the “Igba Boi Tour”, a campaign targeted at Igbo Apprentices who are in their final year of graduation from the Igba Boi scheme with 50-million-naira worth of seed capital, mentorship, and business grants. The campaign which was announced at a press conference to kick-off activities in
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Sen Utazi to RMAFC: Designate Enugu as oil-producing state
From Aloysius Attah, Onitsha Sen Chukwuka Utazi (Enugu North) has called on the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to designate Enugu State as an oil-producing state. Speaking through Order 43 against the backdrop of the recent declaration of Kogi and Anambra as oil-producing states, the senator noted that Oil blocs 915 and 916
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Former minister, Prof Nebo, vice chancellors, others brainstorm in science, technology conference at Anambra varsity
From David Onwuchekwa, Nnewi Experts drawn from academia, industry and government have declared that research and innovation synergy is the essential tool for wealth creation in Nigeria. They made the declaration at the third International Conference of Faculty of Physical Sciences, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Uli Campus, Anambra State. The event which attracted many
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target=_blank rel=noopener>CDHR Crisis: Ag President drags Falana, Obayuwana to court
From Ben Dunno, Warri The leadership crisis that had bedevilled human rights group Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) took a worrisome dimension at the weekend as the factional national executive committee led by Ag President (Dr) Kehinde Taiga filed a suit at Benin High Court over alleged constitutional breaches and financial impropriety against
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kwara police arrests suspect in Offa, rescue kidnapped victim, on the trail of Omu Aran kidnappers
From Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin The Kwara State Police Command says that it has arrested suspected ritualists, rescued a kidnapped victim and are on the trail of kidnappers. Police spokesperson Okasanmi Ajayi in a press statement made available on Sunday said: ‘At about 1812hrs of Saturday 25/9/2021, acting on actionable intelligence, a team of policemen arrested
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target=_blank rel=noopener>UNGA: Buhari returns to Abuja from New York
Lawrence Olaoye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from New York, United States of America (USA) where he participated in the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The President departed the JFK International Airport, New York on Saturday at about 11:40 am (local time) and landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi
target=_blank rel=noopener>20 corpses found in Rivers trader’s soakaway pit
A man, whose identify was not disclosed, has been arrested by the police in Port Harcourt, Rivers State following the discovery of 20 corpses in his soakaway. Similar to the notorious Otokoto saga which happened in Owerri, Imo State years ago, this latest one happened at Jesus Avenue, Ogunabani Road in Eche LGA of
target=_blank rel=noopener>Only God can determine what 2023 holds for Nigeria –Kaigama
The ArchBishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has said only God has an idea of what the election year of 2023 holds for Nigeria. Kaigama made the declaration in his keynote address delivered at the 2nd Abuja Archdiocesan General Assembly on Friday. He spoke from the premise of the insecurity, unemployment,
target=_blank rel=noopener>Russia’s not ready to recognise Taliban, says Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday that international recognition of the Taliban was not currently under consideration. Lavrov was speaking on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders in New York for the U.N. General Assembly. His comments come after the Taliban nominated a U.N. envoy, setting up a showdown
target=_blank rel=noopener>Euro roundup: Real Madrid held by Villarreal, PSG extend winning run
• La Liga leaders draw 0-0 at home; PSG ease past Montpellier • Paolo Maldini’s son Daniel inspires Milan win over Spezia Real Madrid missed the chance to go five points clear at the top of La Liga as they were held 0-0 by Villarreal at the Bernabéu. It was a frustrating affair for the hosts where clearcut chances
target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Gaya gets new Emir
Muhammad Kabir, Kano After keeping journalists waiting for almost eight hours at Government House, Kano, at about 3a.m. on Sunday, the state government finally announced Ibrahim Aliyu as the second Emir of Gaya. The appointment, which followed power tussle, misunderstandings and disagreements, was said to have finally been settled by the Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
target=_blank rel=noopener>IPOB bans Nigerian flag in S’East, declares sit-at-home protest Oct 1
The Indigenous People of Biafra has banned the Nigerian flag in the South-East zone of the country. The secessionist group said the ban begins Saturday, and also declared October 1 a sit-at-home day. Media and Publicity Secretary of the group, Emma Powerful, stated this in a statement in Awka, Anambra State on Saturday.
target=_blank rel=noopener>Kwara NSCDC nabs 3 over alleged money rituals
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara State Command, have arrested a 25-yearold man, lsmail Saliu, for alleged connivance with a herbalist and one other person to kill his 14-yearold brother, Azeez Saliu, for money rituals. A statement by the Command’s spokesman, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, stated that the incident happened on
target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Klopp praises Brentford after thrilling 3-3 draw with Liverpool
Liverpool’s 3-3 draw away to Brentford was a thrilling spectacle for the fans but Reds boss Juergen Klopp was not in a position to enjoy it as much as those on the terraces as his side dropped two points in the Premier League title race. Liverpool came from a goal behind on Saturday to
target=_blank rel=noopener>Policeman arrested over alleged rape in Aba
Corporal Nwachukwu Chinedu, a policeman, has been arrested in connection to the rape of a female student of the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba. Recall that students of the Abia State Polytechnic on Thursday blocked the major entrance into Aba in protest against the rape of their colleague by the suspect. SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, Abia
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