SUN NEWSPAPER

  • newGOC laments the killing of women and children in Taraba

    GOC laments the killing of women and children in Taraba

    condemns traditional, community leaders role in Mambilla crisis   Brig.-Gen. Benjamin Ahanotu,, the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division of the Nigerian Army, Jos, has condemned the role of traditional rulers and community leaders in t…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 7:07pm -
  • newWindstorm destroys houses in Ringim

    Windstorm destroys houses in Ringim

    Windstorm has destroyed 91 houses in Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa, an official of the Council said. Information Officer of in charge of the Local Government Area, Alhaji Mustafa Nababi said, on Saturday, in Dutse, that the windstorm happene…
    - 9 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 1:30pm -
  • newVarsity dismisses lecturer for altering results

    Varsity dismisses lecturer for altering results

    The Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, said it had dismissed a lecturer (names withheld), for altering students’ results. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdullahi Zuru said, in Sokoto, on Saturday, but declined to mention the affected lecturer’s fu…
    - 9 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 1:26pm -
  • newSustain your good acts after Ramadan, Etsu Nupe urges Muslims

    Sustain your good acts after Ramadan, Etsu Nupe urges Muslims

    The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has urged Muslims to sustain their good acts and behaviour beyond the one-month period of the Ramadan fast. He made the call while addressing his subjects who visited him in his Wadata Palace on Saturday in Bida…
    - 9 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 1:22pm -
  • newBishop advises Nigerians to live as one family

    Bishop advises Nigerians to live as one family

    The Catholic Bishop of Minna Diocese, Most Rev. Martin Uzoukwu, has emphasised the need for Nigerians to live as family and desist from inflammatory statements that could jeopardise the nation’s unity. He said this in an interview with the News Age…
    - 9 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 1:19pm -
  • newOkrika monarch promises to promote peace, entrepreneurship by subjects

    Okrika monarch promises to promote peace, entrepreneurship by subjects

    The Amanyanabo of  Okrika in Rivers State, HRM King Tamuno-Omisiki Ogube has promised to promote peace and entrepreneurship among the youth and women in his domain. Ogube, who was installed on June17, made the promise in Port  Harcourt on Saturday.…
    - 9 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 1:17pm -
  • newCVR: INEC to create additional centres in Lagos

    CVR: INEC to create additional centres in Lagos

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State says efforts are being made to create additional centres for Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) in 13 local government areas of the state. Administrative Secretary of the commissio…
    - 9 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 1:12pm -
  • newEdo to create ministry of mining

    Edo to create ministry of mining

    Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says a ministry of mining would be established to fast track the development of mining activities in the state. Obaseki announced this in his remarks at the close of a two-day workshop on solid mineral development organised…
    - 16 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 6:20am -
  • newTrump signs bill to help veterans

    Trump signs bill to help veterans

    U.S. President, Donald Trump, on Friday signed a bill to improve services for military veterans following a scandal that plagued the government agency responsible for providing health care. Surrounded by veterans and other supporters of the legislati…
    - 16 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 6:17am -
  • newMechanic jailed 3 and half years for theft, escape from lawful custody

    Mechanic jailed 3 and half years for theft, escape from lawful custody

    A Jos Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, on Friday sentenced a 21-year-old mechanic, James Joseph, to three and a half years imprisonment for theft and escaping from lawful custody. The presiding Judge, Mr Yahaya Mohammed, handed down the sent…
    - 16 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 6:15am -

Thisday Newspaper

  • newPolice Arrest Military Member of Evans’ Kidnap Gang
     Suspect admits culpability, N6.5million bounty Chiemelie Ezeobi As the police strives to unravel the mystery behind the legendary and notorious billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeje Onwuamadike, alias Evans, it was saturday revealed that they ha…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 7:38pm -
  • newFriday 23rd June 2017
    - 3 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 7:16pm -
  • newWike Dissolves Cabinet
    Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has dissolved the State Executive Council. A statement signed by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, saturday said the governor directed all fo…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 6:22pm -
  • newN’Assembly: Fashola’s Statement on 2017 Budget Misleading, Fallacious
    Daji Sani in Yola The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Abdulrazak Namdas, has frowned on the statement credited to the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, regarding the National A…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 6:11pm -
  • newSallah: Police Ban Rallies, Procession in Niger 
    By Laleye Dipo in Minna The Niger State Police Command on Saturday said it has banned all forms of rallies, procession and demonstration in all parts of the state “before, during and after” the Muslim festival of Eid-el-fitri. The police also rem…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 3:21pm -
  • newFire Fighters Rescue Man Trapped in Deep Well in Ekiti
    By Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti Men of the Ekiti State Fire Service at the weekend rescued a man, Mr. Dayo Babatunde, who was  trapped in a well in Ipoti Ekiti, Ijero Local Government Area of the state. The man was said to have been in the well for ov…
    - 7 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 3:09pm -
  • newDesperate People in Government Bent on Pulling Me Down, Says Saraki
    Unperturbed by appeal of CCT ruling  Chides Sagay for putting pressure on trial judge By Damilola Oyedele in Abuja The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki says he is unperturbed by the decision of the federal government to file an appeal agai…
    - 17 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 5:17am -
  • newNDLEA: $85bn Global Cocaine Trade Fueling Terrorism, Money Laundering in Nigeria
    Apprehends 8,257 suspected drug traffickers in 2016 By Chinedu Eze in Lagos and Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Mohammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd) has stated that funds from the $85 billi…
    - 17 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 5:15am -
  • newDSS Arrests 3 Suspects Planning to Attack Kano, Sokoto, Kaduna
      Restriction of movement reintroduced in Maiduguri for sallah By Paul Obi in Abuja and Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday arrested three terrorists allegedly planning to attack Kano, Sokoto, Kaduna and Ma…
    - 17 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 5:12am -
  • new‘Osinbajo Has no Magic to Stop Agitations, Tension’
    • Kukah, Okoye, Attah speak on restructuring By Paul Obi in Abuja The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan See, John Cardinal Onaiyekan yesterday said notwithstanding the efforts of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, he did not have the magic to…
    - 17 hours ago 24 Jun 17, 5:10am -
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