Unemployment: 7.5million Nigerians were doing nothing in 2017 – NBS

Samuel Bello, Abuja The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said 7.5million Nigerians were left doing nothing between January 2016 and December 30, 2017. The bureau stated this in “Labour Force Statistics Vol. 2: Employment by Sector Report,” released on Sunday in Abuja. According to NBS, out of the country’s labour population of 85.1 million…

The Sun walks for Life

Toks David, Lagos Management and staff of The Sun Newspaper made a splash Saturday morning, January 20, at Amuwo Odofin, Festac Town, Lagos, when they held their annual team walk and fitness exercise. Converging at Golden Tulip Hotel at 8:30am, both staff and management, dressed in white and red Sun polo shirts, proceeded on the…

DPR suspends petrol station in Akwa Ibom for diverting product

NAN The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket field office in Akwa Ibom has suspended I.Z UBA Nigeria Limited petrol station, Abak, for diverting the product to an unknown destination. Mr. Tamunoiminabo Kingsley-Sundaye, the Operations Controller of DPR in Akwa Ibom, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Eket on Sunday. Kingsley-Sundaye…

Killer herdsmen unmasked

The untold story of terror reign Olakunle Olafioye  As the manhunt for killer herdsmen responsible for the recent carnage in Benue State intensifies, what appears to be the lead on the possible direction security operatives need to beam their searchlight on may have emerged. Sources told Sunday Sun that while those behind the killings and…

Why Buhari, Oyegun must intervene in face-off between Gov Ajimobi, Shittu –Kalu

Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, on Saturday warned that the lingering rift between Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, and Minister of Communication, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, may spell doom for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state during the 2019 general elections if the party’s national…

I worked for my PhD in NOUN, says Obasanjo 

From Fred Ezeh, Abuja Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, responded to criticisms that he was given preferential treatment while pursuing his academic career at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) based on his social status.   Responding to the criticism at the institution’s 7th convocation ceremony held in Abuja, he dismissed the…

Arsenal offers €50m for Aubameyang

Arsenal have reportedly had a first offer of €50 million for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rejected by his German club Borussia Dortmund, according to Kicker magazine yesterday. Aubameyang, last season’s top scorer in the German league with 31 goals, has been dropped by Dortmund for the last two games amid speculation he is chasing a move to…