Daily Archives: April 7, 2013

Editorial NIMC

A few years after the failed multi-billion Naira national identity card project was mired in financial scandal, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) is again bracing up for an enrollment of Nigerians and legally resident foreigners in the country.

Sports yobo-eagles

The Technical and Development Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is scheduled to meet this week in Abuja and might make slight changes to Stephen Keshi’s 30-man squad. The Super Eagles’ Head Coach, announced a 30-man list for the packed June schedule that will see the

COVER gombe

Two persons have been confirmed dead in Bamabam and Maitunku villages following a communal clash between the two communities of Dadiya and Waja in Balanga Local Government Area of Gombe State. A source told Sunday Sun that several houses were burnt in Bamabam village near

COVER militant-delta-ST

Grief and fear enveloped the Bayelsa state Police Command at the weekend as 13 policemen were killed along the waterways of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state. Ex-militants in the State that felt shortchanged in the amnesty programme, allegedly killed the policemen.

National IBB

Former Head of State, Gen Ibrahim Babangida, yesterday subtly endorsed Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, for the 2015 presidential race. He lauded the Speaker for being a beacon of hope and a representative of a generation that may yet ensure that the labours of the

Entertainer omawunmi-2

Today, all roads lead to Oriental Hotel, Lagos, as Idols West Africa revelation, Omawunmi’s Lasso of Truth Concert takes centre stage. Expected to grace the event are gallant stallion, Onyeka

Politics Tukur-bamangar

Since his travails started, Tukur has employed literally all possible means to pacify the governors to retain his job, but all entreaties have met a brick wall. The anti-climax of the power game intrigues between the embattled chairman and the forces of opposition was the formation of PDP Governors’

Politics solomon-lar

Solomon Lar The natural exit of late Gen Sani Abacha, former military leader culminated in the disbandment of the five fingers of a leprous hand as the Abacha parties were called then and the formation of new ones by the politicians themselves. During the then transition programme,

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