Twenty-four hours after some northern groups issued an ultimatum to Igbo to vacate their region within the next three months, the much-anticipated South East Development Commission (SEDC) bill has passed second reading on the floor of the Senate. The debate on the bill was read by one of its sponsors,...
An umbrella body of youths in the North operating under the name of Northern Youths Movement (NYM) has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP would remain in crisis as long as Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Ogun State Senator, Buruji Kashamu remained in the party.   The NYM in a...
The Federal Government yesterday clarified that the 2016 budget signed by President Muhammadu Buhari was not padded. Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma who stated this in Abuja at a town hall meeting organised by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture for the Alumni Association...
A former Senator and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Iyiola Omisore, was on Friday night released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after he agreed to refund the over N1.3billion he allegedly received from the office of the National Security Adviser, people familiar with...
Yesterday was another stormy session in the Abia North senatorial election tribunal, the climax of the stormy and funny session was during the cross examination of the chief witness Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu by Wole Olanipekun SAN.   The tribunal started with the formality of introduction of both the prosecution and...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has filed a 17-count charge against a former Aviation Minister and Spokesman for the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode over an alleged 1.5 billion Naira fraud.   A former Minister of Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman, a firm – Joint Trust Dimensions Limited...
Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari declared the international conference on peace and stability open in Abuja, thieves reportedly stole the handset of the Executive Secretary of the World Muslim League Saudi Arabia, Dr. Abdullahi Bin Abdul.Security agencies which are said to be hugely embarrassed by the development,...
AS a seasoned politician and professional medical doctor, Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment has established himself as a household name. Although traumatised by the recent tragic death of the Minister of State, James Ocholi (SAN), the former governor of Anambra State speaks to Daily Sun in...
The State Security Service, SSS, said on Sunday that it arrested two of its officials involved in the theft of N310 million. The officials allegedly robbed a Bureau De Change operator of the money on November 20. Three other SSS officials involved in the robbery are still at large, the agency,...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it is shocked by the news of the sudden death of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in last Saturday’s Kogi state governorship election, Prince Abubakar Audu. The national publicity secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh, in a statement, said “at this...