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May 23, 2018 3:22 PM Rainstorm destroys schools, hospitals, houses in EnuguThe Sun News

Rainstorm, on Wednesday, wreaked havoc at Ezima Ogboku, Ugbonabor and Ugbo-Okpala communities in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State destroying residential buildings, hospitals and schools worth millions of Naira. The Daily Sun who visited the hill communities, on Wednesday, reported that the incident left the people now seeking shelter in neighbouring 19

May 23, 2018 2:10 PM Ooni, Alaafin, Oba of Benin visit Ondo SaturdayThe Sun News

Prominent traditional rulers in the country, including the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi and the Oba of Benin, OmoNoba Ukuakpolokpolo Ewuare II will, on Saturday visit Ikoya in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State. The traditional rulers will be received in the state by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu 17

May 23, 2018 1:02 PM Oyo-Ita advocates improved salaries for workersThe Sun News

Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Wednesday, campaigned for a salary review of the civil service, saying it was the first step to enhance the value proposition of civil servants. This was even as she has reiterated her commitment to reforms aimed at ensuring that the civil service is efficient, productive, incorruptible 16

May 22, 2018 3:15 PM 3 dead, policemen, several injured as youths, Police clash in BayelsaThe Sun News

The crisis rocking Amassoma, host community of Niger Delta University (NDU) and late former governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha community, got to its head, on Tuesday, as policemen and some youths clashed leading to three people being feared dead. Investigations indicated that some policemen and several people mainly youths and women, protesting the re-opening 21

May 21, 2018 7:09 PM 2019 election: FRSC warns personnel against partisanship

Mr Sunday Maku, Sector Commander, FRSC Kwara Sector Command, on Monday warned officers and men of the agency against supporting any political party in the coming general elections. NAN reports Maku gave the advice during an interaction with officers and men of FRSC Omu-Aran Unit Command in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. The team also visited 18

May 21, 2018 4:30 PM Police cautions Wike, Rivers government over attack on SARS commander

The Rivers State Police Command has said it is offended by the action of the Rivers state Government against one of its principal officers, the Commander of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, ACP Akin Fakorede. The Command says it is completely unacceptable for the Rivers state Government to have paid for advertorials on national newspapers, vilifying the SARS Commander 19

May 21, 2018 2:51 PM Policeman arraigned for alleged impersonation

A dismissed policeman, 35-year-old Abdulmalik Makong, who allegedly impersonated a deputy superintendent of police, was on Monday arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court. The Police Prosecutor, ASP Roman Unuigbe, told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 2 at Tolu Divisional Police Headquarters, Apapa, Lagos. He alleged that the accused 20

May 21, 2018 1:32 PM 2019: APC chieftain blows hot, reveals what Rivers people will do to Wike

Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has revealed what will happen to Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike in 2019. The former governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state said Wike will be voted out of power in the next election and sent to prison 22

May 21, 2018 11:30 AM Codeine abuse: Primate Ayodele tells FG what to do

Primate Babatunde Ayodele, founder and head of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Oke Afa, Lagos, has called on the federal government to employ psychologist to proffer lasting solutions to the abuse of hard drugs. The cleric noted that youths addicted to hard drugs do not realise the harm caused by the drugs. “The federal government has done a good thing 23

May 21, 2018 7:01 AM APC parallel congresses: Ben Bruce attacks ruling party

Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, has condemned the All Progressive Congress, APC, over its parallel congresses all over the country. Bruce said the parallel congresses by the ruling party showed it cannot lead the country even at local government level. The Bayelsa lawmaker made the remark in reference to the conduct 22