Corps members urged to beware of kidnappers, armed robbers in North

From: Gyang Bere, Jos Director General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleman Kazaure, has urged corps members serving in the North to be conscious of increasing activities of suspected kidnappers and armed robbers operating in the region. He caution them against unnecessary travelling  which he said was capable of exposing them to armed…

China, India border crisis hits major roadblock

India’s diplomatic efforts to end a seven-week military standoff with China have hit a roadblock, sources said. China has insisted that India unilaterally withdraw its troops from the remote Doklam plateau claimed by both Beijing and Indian ally Bhutan. China did not respond to India’s suggestion in the talks that it move its troops back…

Floods wash away 7 in Nasarawa

…As community raises the alarm over threat gully erosion From: Linus Oota, Lafia Residents of Galadima along Emir of Lafia Palace in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State have appealed to both the state government and the Federal Government to come to sae them from gully erosion threatening the area. The community leader and chief…

Don’t use N10b Paris Club refund on salaries, pensions alone, Gov. Udom told

FROM: JOE EFFIONG, UYO A former minister of lands, housing and urban development, Chief Nduese Essien, has  kicked against a wholesome use of the N10 billion Paris Club excess crude refund given to Akwa Ibom State for the settlement of pensions, gratuities and salaries as directed by the Federal Government. The state commissioner for finance, Mr….

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has mental breakdown on YouTube

Sinead O’Connor has said she feels “suicidal” in a video uploaded to her Facebook account. The singer is seen crying in the 12-minute video, which she said she was uploading in an effort to help people understand mental illness. “I am now living in a motel in New Jersey. I’m all by myself,” she said. “Mental…

Stealing: 28-yr-old accused slumps in court after no-guilty plea

A 28-year-old man arraigned over alleged theft of cell phones and Laptop valued at N180, 000, on Tuesday slumped in the dock after pleading not guilty. The accused, Stephen Nanchan, of no fixed addressed, is facing trial of stealing before Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Immediately, the Magistrate, Mrs T.O. ‎Abayomi, noticed that the…

I’m still studying labour’s ultimatum on salaries – Ortom

From: Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that he was sill studying the letter sent by the leaders of the organised labour in the state over the three weeks ultimatum given him to pay workers salary or face industrial action. The State Executive Council (SEC) meeting of the Nigeria Labour…

Drama in court as woman rejects custody of her 3 children

There was a mid drama at an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court , Agodi-Ibadan on Tuesday when a woman, Suriat Adewale, rejected custody of her three children including a 12-month-old baby. Suriat had protested the decision of the court, granting her custody of the children in a divorce suit instituted by her husband, Suleiman Adewale, saying she had…

BREAKING: Ritualist tunnel uncovered in Lagos, two nabbed

A ritualist tunnel was allegedly discovered on Tuesday morning by Obadeyibus stop, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos State. As at the time Daily Sun got to the scene of the incident, a large crowd had gathered on both sides of the expressway leading to huge traffic build-up. One of the alleged ritualises was set ablaze but…

Miyetti Allah drags Benue govt. to court over anti-Grazing law

From: Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State disclosed, on Monday, that the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) has taken the state government to court in protest against the planned implementation of the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment law recently enacted as a panacea to herders/farmers clashes. The Daily Sun gathered that…

BREAKING: Police brutalise Charly Boy in Abuja

Reports reaching Daily Sun now indicates that men of the Nigerian Police, on Tuesday, in Abuja, brutalised Nigeria’s socialite, Charles Oputa popularly known as Charly Boy. Charly Boy is one of the arrowheads of the ‘ResumeorResign’ campaigners at the nation’s capital. Details later…

BREAKING: NAF unveils 5 new Super Mushshak aircraft

From: Sola Ojo, Kaduna The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is set to unveil five new multi-task Super Mushshak aircraft into its fleet. The NAF only recently procured the aircraft for training of students pilots. The aircraft, which were brought into the country from Pakistan, few weeks ago, were set to be launched alongside the graduation…