No fewer than 10 people died in Borno at theweekend following multiple attacks by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram sect. Security sources hinted that at Mbwa, a small community in Chibok Local Government, South of Borno, seven people including three Christian worshippers were killed yesterday
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Four female members of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) were at the weekend, kidnapped in Rivers State. They were, however, rescued by a team of security agents. They were abducted at the NYSC Transit Camp, Iriebe, near Oyigbo, by a gang of seven armed men that gained entry into the
The recent bombing of St. Andrews’ Military Protestant Church at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC), Jaji in Kaduna State and the attack on the headquarters of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force in Abuja between November 25 and 26 this year, by the Boko Haram insurgents are indications
Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba State, who was seriously injured when his plane crashed on October 25 in Yola, capital of Adamawa State, may have suffered extensive brain damage. As a result, he allegedly failed to recognize members of a presidential delegation that visited him at a hospital in Hanover
Eight days after the bombing of the church inside the Jaji military formation in Kaduna State, Daily Sun learnt that the bombs used in the act might have actually been manufactured within the quarters.
Former Abia State governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu yesterday urged President Goodluck Jonathan to ensure the creation of two more states in the South to balance the Nigerian equation. Dr. Kalu made the call against the backdrop of cries of marginalization which continued to rock the embattled South-east. According to Kalu,”we are talking of equity.
Expectations are rife for shareholders of Stanbic IBTC Bank, First Bank Nigeria Plc., as well as other banks scrambling to get their Holding Companies (HoldCo) listed in the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to reap another reform windfall tagged ‘special dividend’. The special dividend comes as part of the fall-out of the 2010 Central
Nigerians have invested about N1.3 trillion in the acquisition of private jets in the last three years, according to the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV). The institute disclosed this in Lagos recently at an international seminar on plants and machinery valuation with focus on aircraft, oil and gas installations.
FIFA executive committee member, Jacques Anouma, plans to stand against incumbent Issa Hayatou for the Presidency of the Confederation of African Football. The elections are scheduled to take place March, next year in Marrakech, Morocco. A statement from the Ivory Coast Football Federation said it was nominating Anouma as a