Kaduna State Governor, Patrick Yakowa, has dismissed calls for his resignation from office over the incessant bombings in the state. Speaking with newsmen yesterday at the Peoples Democratic PartyContinue Reading ...
Leaders of the Biafra Zionist Movement (BZM), a pro-Biafra group that have been mobilizing for the re-declaration of Biafra on November 5 have been whisked away to an unknown destination by MASSOB members in EnuguContinue Reading ...
There are indications that President Goodluck Jonathan may have summoned the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, to Abuja over the current face-off betweenContinue Reading ...
From Boko Haram came yesterday an unusual offer of a ceasefire, but with some conditions. One: The Federal Government must arrest and prosecute former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.Continue Reading ...
BusinessWeek— 2:23 am
THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has called for immediate re constitution of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) board to ensure a proper template for petroleum pricing is implemented. The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, at a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the congress on fuel subsidy and petrol pricing in Lagos, said that the reconstitution…— 2:22 am
From Dennis Mernyi, Abuja ELECTRICITY distribution companies in Nigeria have assured consumers of improved electricity supply as power generation continues to increase from the generation companies. The Association of Nigeria Electricity Distributors (ANED), in a atatement said the boost in power generation over the last few months meant electricity users were in for the best…
Oriental News— 2:59 am
Anambra State could easily pass as the most blessed in the South-East zone. Indeed, many factors stand out to confirm this, including being the site of the fifth largest Canyon in the world.— 2:57 am
She was just like any other customer that patronizes Apples Fried Chicken, a popular eatery in the commercial city of Aba, Abia State.
Literary Review— 12:00 am
By HENRY AKUBUIRO On 30th September, 2012, the Nigerian media reported the breaking news: “Hope Eghagha, Delta Commissioner, Kidnapped”. Then the commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Eghagha, was returning from Warri to Asaba, the state capital, when the kidnappers shot and killed his police orderly before speeding off with him towards Ubiarukwu road in Ukwuani…— 12:00 am
A novelist and poet, Helon Habila Ngalabak worked as a lecturer and journalist in Nigeria before moving to England to become the African Writing Fellow at the University of East Anglia. In 2002, he published his first novel, Waiting for an Angel, which won the Caine Prize in 2001. In 2005/2006, he became the Chinua…
South-West Magazine— 12:00 am
From OLUSEYE OJO, Ibadan BOWER’S Tower, ever heard about it? It was erected 80 years ago and it is one of the popular tourist centres in Ibadan, Oyo State. The tower is located on the summit of Oke- Are, Ibadan North Local Government, and it earns Ibadan the nickname of the ‘City of Layipo.’ When…— 12:00 am
From BAMIGBOLA GBOLAGUNTE, Akure THE peace enjoyed in the sleepy town of Irun-Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo state is currently being threatened following crisis emanating from the selection of the new traditional ruler for the town, the Onirun of Irun-Akoko. The selection of the traditional ruler had been concluded since…
Education Review— 2:41 pm
Authorities of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma have increased school fees for new students for the 2015/2016 academic year by over 100 per cent with fresh students of the College of Medicine required to pay N161,500. This development, Daily Sun gathered, is generating concern among parents, students and even AAU staff whose wards are among the new students. Besides…— 7:34 pm
Academic activities at the Nasarawa State University in Keffi would be in a strait if the threat of industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is actualised. ASUU Chairman at the university, Dr. Theophilus Lagi, who hinted on the possibility of the strike action, threatened that the union would shutdown academic activities…