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May 24, 2018 3:42 AM Ohanaeze youths ask IPOB to embrace restructuringThe Sun News

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youths have called on the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to bury their hatchet and embrace peace. They called on IPOB to understand that almost all the tribes and regions in Nigeria are speaking in favour of restructuring. “They should understand that only a few are talking about sovereignty. As of facts, restructuring is the most peaceful 17

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 10:58 AM Unemployment: Kebbi NDE trains another 286 youthsThe Sun News

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has commenced the training of 286 additional youths and selected society leaders in Kebbi State, comprising women, in cosmetology and technical skills. Coordinator of NDE in the state, Alhaji Muhammad A. Zogirma, disclosed this, on Wednesday, while briefing journalists in Birnin-Kebbi. He that the training 18

May 23, 2018 7:02 AM Syrian national kidnapped in Sokoto released

Abul Nasir, a Syrian national working with Triacta Construction Company who was kidnapped by gunmen on Wednesday has been released. The Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police Cordelia Nwawe, confirming the release of the foreigner told journalists in Sokoto that the abducted Syrian was released and dropped along Arkilla area of Sokoto 16

May 22, 2018 7:11 PM Super Eagles to be paid 2018 World Cup bonuses before Congo friendly

Nigeria players will be paid their 2018 FIFA World Cup bonus before their friendly against DR Congo. President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, revealed this in an interview with KweséESPN. The NFF and the Super Eagles players signed a graduated bonus structure in November and as part of that process, FIFA made advance payments 22

May 22, 2018 4:00 PM Nigeria vs Atletico Madrid: Super Eagles starting XI revealed

Coach of the Super Eagles team B, Salisu Yusuf, has named his starting XI for this evening’s friendly game against Atletico Madrid. Femi Thomas will start in goal for the Nigerians, while the Nwakali brothers are also included. Former Enyimba marksman, Emem Eduok, will lead the attack for the hosts. The game will be played at the Godswill Akpabio International 25

May 22, 2018 8:43 AM JUST IN: Olisa Metuh's lawyer back in court 24-hrs after withdrawal from caseThe Sun News

Lawyer to embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, Mr. Emeka Etiaba (SAN), on Tuesday, made a U-turn and re-appeared in the case, before Justice Okon Abang, in Abuja. This came barely 24 hours after he announced his withdrawal as a defence lawyer in the case. Although Metuh, who collapsed during 21

May 22, 2018 8:23 AM Why I made APC chairman, Oyegun cry – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that the national Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Oyegun cried when the Supreme Court affirmed his as governor. Wike claimed that Oyegun cried because the APC wanted to rule over the affairs of the state “by all means.” The governor made the claim while fielding questions from Channels 19

May 21, 2018 5:41 PM Reps probe unremitted payments to National Lottery Trust Fund

The sum of N7.7 billion unremitted to the National Lottery Trust Fund by the National Lottery Regulatory Agency caused controversies among the two sister agencies during the House Committee investigation on Monday. As both agencies gave conflicting reasons why licensed operators evaded payment of yearly licensed fees to the tune of N700 million in the last eleven 19

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