The Delta Police Command has arrestedÂ a 25-year-old woman in Abraka for allegedlyÂ killing two of her children. The Police Public Relations OfficerÂ in the state, DSP Celestina Kalu, said this on Thursday in Asaba in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). She said the suspect had confessed to theRead MoreThe post Police arrest woman for allegedly killing her 2 children appeared first on The Sun News.
The police in Benue have confirmed the killing of one of its officers, Sgt. Bawa Ekoja, by unknown gunmen in the early hours ofÂ Thursday. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Daniel Ezeala,Â confirmed theÂ killingÂ in an interview with the News Agency ofÂ Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi. He said theRead MoreThe post Police confirm killing of officer in Benue appeared first on The Sun News.
(JALINGO) The Police in Taraba on Thursday confirmed the arrest of 14 suspects following the eruption of violence in Ibi, the headquarters of Ibi Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Joseph Kwaji, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jalingo that the problem came about from whatRead MoreThe post Police arrests 14 suspects as fresh violence erupts in Taraba appeared first on The Sun News.
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said on Thursday that the relocation of tank farms from the Apapa Port roads remained the permanent solution to the persistent gridlock in the area. The Lagos Sector Commander of the commission, Mr Chidi Nkwonta, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, that the measures being takenRead MoreThe post Relocation of tank farms only solution to Apapa traffic congestion, says FRSC appeared first on The Sun News.
(ABUJA) Acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Mr Victor Muruako, said proposed scrapping of the commission had reduced the compliance level of relevant government agencies with its regulations. Muruako made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. He said that revenue-generating Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs)Read MoreThe post Revenue-generating MDAs not remitting mandatory operating surplus to FG appeared first on The Sun
Residents of Funtua and its environs in Katsina State are mobilising for prayers as they had increased community surveillance to avert the activities of suspected insurgents in the area. The District Head, Alhaji Sambo Idris, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Funtua that he had instructed religious, traditional and community leadersRead MoreThe post Terrorism: Funtua residents mobilise for prayers, intensify vigilance appeared first on The Sun News.
The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) on Thursday said it generated more than N120 billion from taxation between January and June this year. The Executive Chairman of the service, Mr Tunde Fowler, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that 90 per cent of the taxes were generated from the organised privateRead MoreThe post Lagos generates N120bn from tax in 6 months appeared first on The Sun News.
(FREETOWN, Sierra Leone) Sierra Leone declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine epicentres of Ebola on Thursday, joining Liberia in imposing tough controls to curb the worst ever outbreak of the virus amid fears it could spread beyond West Africa. Ebola has been blamed for 672 deaths in Liberia, Guinea andRead MoreThe post Sierra Leone declares state of emergency over Ebola appeared first on The Sun News.
(ABUJA) The FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (MPWB) Â on Thursday said it would conduct medical screening on intending Pilgrims in the territory for this yearâ€™s Hajj. This is contained in a statement signed by the boardâ€™s Public Relations Officer, Mr Muhammad Lawal, in Abuja. According to the statement, intending pilgrims will be screened at theRead MoreThe post 2014 Hajj: Board to conduct medical screening on intending pilgrims in FCT appeared first on The Sun News.
..As wrestlers,weightlifters go medal crazy It was indeed a golden moÂment for Nigeria yesterday evening in Glasgow as NiÂgerian wrestlers went on a medal winning spree. Odunayo Adekuoroye fighting in the 53kg womenâ€™s freestyle, started the Gold rush, when she rushed Indiaâ€™s Lalita Lalita to submission winning 5-0. On her way to the Golden podiÂum,Read MoreThe post Golden day for Nigeria! appeared first on The Sun News.
. As NFF confirms election date The technical committee of the NiÂgeria Football Federation (NFF), headed by Barrister Green with former Super Eagles head coach, as well as former Eagles striker, Victor Ikpeba have been handed the task of deÂtermining the fate of the national team coach, Stephen Keshi. Though, there were strong indications thatRead MoreThe post New contract: Keshi scales first hurdle appeared first on The Sun News.
The technical sub-committee of the Nigeria Football FederaÂtion (NFF) has dismissed as a ruse, fears that the country may lose the services of Stephen KesÂhi to another country if steps are not quickly taken to renew his contract. A member of the committee, Paul Bassey, who spoke yesterday in Abuja said no country was desperateRead MoreThe post …We wonâ€™t rush into contract renewal â€“Bassey appeared first on The Sun News.
Africaâ€™s fastest women 400m runÂner, Falilat Ogunkoya yesterday said Commonwealth queen of track and field, Blessing OkagÂbare can return a sub-22 in the final of the women 200m slated for today. â€œI was not surprised when she won the women 100m with a new Commonwealth record of 10.85 sec because she is in very goodRead MoreThe post Okagbare can return a sub-22 in the 200m final -Ogunkoya appeared first on The Sun News.
â€¦ Links rural roads to civil servants, police housing estates In line with his commitÂment and avowed bid to revolutionise healthÂcare delivery system in the state and sustain the provision of free maternal and child healthcare delivÂery, Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has given an assurance that he would employ more docÂtors toRead MoreThe post Obiano to employ doctors, increase nursesâ€™ salaries appeared first on The Sun News.
The Rivers State PoÂlice Command has declared its deterÂmination to stop kidnapping in the state as it launches a â€œStop kidnapÂpingâ€ campaign on Friday. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Tunde OgunÂsakin, announced the comÂmandâ€™s resolve yesterday, while briefing journalists in Port Harcourt. Ogunsakin said the comÂmand had reduced the rate of abduction in theRead MoreThe post Police declare war on kidnappers in Rivers appeared first on The Sun News.
The leader of the Movement for the Actialisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, yesterÂday gave what he called last warning to all Igbo resident in the northern part of NigeÂria to leave the zone or face dire consequences. Uwazuruike gave the warnÂing in Okwe near Okigwe, Imo State, after anRead MoreThe post Again, MASSOB calls for mass return of Igbo from North appeared first on The Sun News.
Barely two days after a police inÂspector shot himÂself in the leg and died in Aba, officers and men of Osisioma Police Station near the commerÂcial city in Abia State have be thrown into mourning again following the sudÂden death of a police inÂspector attached to the crime unit. The deceased policeman was identiÂfied asRead MoreThe post Another police inspector dies in Aba appeared first on The Sun News.
Two policemen were stabbed yesterday in Alakija area of Lagos metropolis as they tried to drive an insane woman away from the premises of a popular pentecostal church. According to an eyewitÂness, who did not want to be named, â€œtrouble started when the woman was standÂing in front of the church and policemen deployed toRead MoreThe post Drama as madman stabs 2 policemen in Lagos appeared first on The Sun News.
(BERLIN, Germany) A German hospital has agreed to treat Ebola patients amid widespread fears of a possible outbreak of the deadly disease in Europe. Over 670 people have already been killed by the disease in West Africa with doctors struggling to control the epidemic. A German hospital in Hamburg agreed to accept patients following aRead MoreThe post Incredible: Germany to accept Ebola patients; Europe on high alert appeared first on The Sun News.