Daily Archives: December 5, 2012

COVER kwankwanso

Another bomb yesterday evening, exploded in the ancient city of Kano, injuring unspecified number of persons and passengers.. Details of the blast were sketchy as at press time but Daily Sun gathered that the incident occurred after two unidentified young men hurled two improvised

Opinion ebele-jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan and his team have a few good lessons to learn from Joyce Banda, president of fellow African country, Malawi. Last week, this woman who succeeded Mr. Bingu Wa Matharika as president of Malawi earlier in the year, was named alongside Nigeria’s Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Business Allison-Madueke

As part of its strategies to enthrone a new dawn in the nation’s oil and gas sector, the federal government Tuesday indicated its intention to sell all of the nation’s four refineries over the next 18months to set stage for a more efficient downstream industry.

Editorial University Gate

The university system in Nigeria is in dire straits. This much was confirmed by the report of the Federal Government on Needs Assessment of Nigerian Public Universities. The report underlines the fact that Nigerian universities have been unable to compete favourably with their counterparts across the globe

National EFCC-boys

A 30-year-old medical doctor-turned-stockbroker, Mrs Ibukun Adebayo Adedayo was yesterday re-arraigned before a Lagos High Court, sitting in Ikeja for alleged stealing of N41, 009, 457.85 from the account of a customer. The stolen money, according to the Economic and Financial

COVER sambo-VP

The Federal Government has earmarked another N2.3 billion in the 2013 budget for the designing and construction of residences for Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo and the four presiding officers in the National Assembly.

COVER abacha

Switzerland is set to expose public officers who stashed away looted funds in the country’s banks, just as it announced yesterday that the country new laws did not allow anonymous bank accounts in Swiss banks. The Swiss Government also announced that $700 million,

COVER ohakim

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has set up a panel that would probe his predecessor, Chief Ikedi Ohakim. A statement signed by the Special Assistant on Media, (print), to the governor, Ebere Uzoukwa said the probe was long overdue and the government has concluded plans to inform the public about the