In a major move aimed at boosting Nigeriaâ€™s dream of industrialisation, Dangote Group through its academy is partnering with a leading German engineering firm, Haver Boecker, to ensure the transfer of the requisite engineering manpower skills to young Nigerians. A statement from the group said the decision to create such a linkage that will leadRead MoreThe post Dangote, German firm partner to grow manpower for real sector appeared first on The Sun News.
â€¢Team Nigeriaâ€™ll rule Africa again â€“ Alli The 19th edition of the African Athletics Championships begins in Marrakech, Morocco today with the defending Champion, Team Nigeria, confident of retaining the title it won in Benin Republic two years ago. The Blessing Okagbare led team which is still basking in the euphoria of the Glasgow 2014Read MoreThe post Okagbare, others take Glasgow 2014 form to Morocco appeared first on The Sun News.
Nigeria international and Villarreal striker Ikechukwu Uche was on target for in his clubâ€™s 3-0 bashing of Swansea City in a pre-season friendly played at the Liberty Stadium. His third minute strike inspired his team to a comfortable win that extended their winning streak as they continue preparation for the resumption of the Spanish League.Read MoreThe post Ike Uche on target against Swansea City appeared first on The Sun News.
Didier Drogba has retired from international football in the wake of the Elephantsâ€™ decision to appoint a new coach, Herve Renard, who has been charged with overhauling the squad. Â Back home in Cote Dâ€™Ivoire, many fans saw it coming. They knew that Didier Drogba was relishing his last moments with the Elephants during the 2014Read MoreThe post Drogba: All plaudits, no trophy appeared first on The Sun News.
President of International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Dr Tamas Ajan has rated the just concluded Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth games in Glasgow as the friendliest games ever. Ajan who has been part of the last 10 previous editions of the games since 1974 gave Glasgow the pass mark after he was bestowed with a special award byRead MoreThe post IWF boss rates Glasgow 2014 as friendliest Commonwealth Games appeared first on The Sun News.
One of the trickiest gubernatorial racesÂ will take place in Imo State in 2015. It will not be becauseÂ power of Â incumbency has been nullified in view of the present governorâ€™s quirky hold on the levers of power in that politically charged environment.Â It will not be because the state is one of thoseRead MoreThe post Imo gubernatorial race: Emeka Ihedioha in pole position appeared first on The Sun News.
We applaud the Federal Government for the Affordable Home Ownership Scheme inaugurated in Abuja last week. The Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, at the launch of the first phase of the scheme, Â lifted the hopes of many Nigerians with the promise of opportunities to own their own homesRead MoreThe post The Federal Home Ownership Scheme appeared first on The Sun News.
She has come a long way. She started small, very small in fact but life has been kind to her. She has found favour with God and man. Today, the young awkward marketing executive is the Chief Operating Officer of a multi-million naira concern. She has men, her fatherâ€™s age, calling her Madam and women,Read MoreThe post The lady boss appeared first on The Sun News.
That the paucity of skilled labour has continually hobbled the Nigerian economy is non-debatable. None also exists on how much revenues the nation has lost to nonâ€“employee engagement and hugely depreciating human capital. In the same vein, it is needless to ask why Nigeria has remained a perpetually consuming nation despite her huge population, amongRead MoreThe post Get Up & Go is our way of empowering youthsâ€“Elizabeth Amkpa, GOtvâ€™s GM appeared first on The Sun News.
After years of hard work, dedication and dreaming, the dreams of gospel singer, Franciscka Royal Priest Gosiem have come true. She released her debut album to wide acclaim yesterday, at The Redeemed Christian Church, Peace Parish, Lagos. In a chat with The Entertainer, the singer opened up on how the journey started: â€œIâ€™m Mrs.Â FrancisckaRead MoreThe post My husband and I compose songs togetherâ€“Franciscka Royal Priest appeared first on The Sun News.
AÂ tabloid has come up with claims thatÂ American reality television star, Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye Westâ€™s marriage is fake. According to InTouch, the 33-year-oldÂ Keeping Up With The KardashiansÂ starâ€™s fairytale wedding to West in Florence, Italy on 24 May, was all a big lie. â€œTheir marriage is a sham. Kanye and Kim havenâ€™t slept together inRead MoreThe post â€˜Kimyeâ€™s marriage a shamâ€™ appeared first on The Sun News.
The 7 Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri on Saturday cautioned residents of Borno against embarking on street protests, saying such was not allowed under emergency rule. Col. Sani Usman, the divisionâ€™s spokesman, in a statement, said “some unscrupulous elements under the guise of (being) supposedly concerned indigenes of some parts of Borno intendRead MoreThe post Army warns Borno residents against street protests appeared first on The Sun News.
Â The Spokes person for the All Progressive Congress (APC) Alhaji Lai Mohammed has recounted his ordeal in the hands of security personnel deployed to maintain peace and order in Osun State. According to him, â€œWe were being driven to the Government House when we were stopped at a military check point by men inRead MoreThe post My ordeal in the hands of soldiers, DSS operatives, by Lai Mohammed appeared first on The Sun News.
Double tragedy Â hit the Â Issele-Uku community in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State as the traditional ruler of the town, HRM, Henry Ezeagwunam and one of his illustrious subjects, Mr. Sunny Ofili perished in a road accident. Delta State Government was not spared of the tragedy as Ofili was the Special Adviser toRead MoreThe post Monarch, Gov’s aide perish in Delta road crash appeared first on The Sun News.
Osun State governor and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Rauf Aregbesola has won Â his polling booth with 309 votes of the total 371 votes cast. Â Iyiola Omisore of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) the main opponent to Gov Aregbesola came a distant second with only 40 votes. Other results: Isare, Ilesa East,Read MoreThe post Aregbesola wins polling booth appeared first on The Sun News.
Former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola failed to deliver his booth to his new party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) Â at the just concluded election. In the results released in Ward 1 Unit 003 where the former governor voted the Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party (PDP)Â polled 125 as against Â 61 votes counted for Â the APC. The APC alsoRead MoreThe post APC loses in Oyinlolaâ€™s Polling Unit appeared first on The Sun News.
President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja on Saturday advocated the removal of the constitutional age limit of 40 years for a Nigerian to become president. Jonathan described the provision as discriminatory against young Nigerians, who had the energy, ideas and other qualities to lead the country to greatness. Jonathan spoke at an international youth conference,Read MoreThe post Jonathan advocates removal of constitutional age limit for president appeared first on The Sun News.
The impression that Osun State people were determined to elect their governor started to manifest as early as 7am when they trooped out emmasse to cast their votes. In Osogbo, the state capital, voters had besieged their polling units for accreditation as early as 6.30am in areas like Alekuwodo, Olaiya, Ogo Oluwa, Kola Balogun andRead MoreThe post Massive turnout greets Osun poll appeared first on The Sun News.
First published in Sunday Sun, September 10, 2006 At eighty-two, Nadine Godimer walks with an amble. The frailties of old age are manifest. Her face is eclipsed of vigour and her skin is tinged with crimson. She speaks sotto-voce and manages to flash a smile, with her glassy eyes impairing its brilliance. She is startledRead MoreThe post Conversation with Nadine Gordimer appeared first on The Sun News.