Nigeriaâ€™s FalconÂets continue their quest for global glory tonight in faraway Canada, as they take on Korea Republic in their second Group C fixÂture at the ongoing FIFA U-20 Womenâ€™s World Cup. The Nigerian team, makÂing its sixth consecutive appearance at the tourÂnament needs victory in todayâ€™s encounter to keep hope of lifting the trophyRead MoreThe post CANADA 2014 FIFA U-20 WOMEN: Falconets face fiery Korea Republic appeared first on The Sun News.
He said his debut at the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and his recent meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan at the Aso Rock Villa will remain indelÂible experiences he will cherish as long as he lives. Super Eagles star, MiÂchael Babatundeâ€™s sudden rise to stardom reads like a fairy tale if it is to beRead MoreThe post Super Eaglesâ€™ star, Michael Babatunde relishes World Cup experience appeared first on The Sun News.
The consummation of Goodluck Jonathan as the president of NiÂgeria was teleological than serÂendipitous which testify to divine orchestration in the politics of nations and speaks to the essentiality of justice and equity in nation building. Teleology is a philosophy defined as the â€˜â€™theory that events and developments are meant to achieve a purpose andRead MoreThe post The paradox of President Jonathan appeared first on The Sun News.
In the past few days, events in the EbÂonyi State House of Assembly have been particularly intriguing since the removal of the quondam speaker, Hon. Chukwuma Nwazunku on MonÂday July 22, 2014 by 18 of the 24 memÂbers in the hallowed chamber. For him, pundits believe that what is presently happening to him typifies theRead MoreThe post Ebonyi 2015: Who is more catholic than the Pope? appeared first on The Sun News.
â– Our link with Catholic The spiritual head of traditional worshippers, that is, herbalists church (Ijo Orunmila), Oloye Adeboye Oyesanya has accused Christians and Muslims as well as the Nigerian government of persecuting his members. The 78-year-old general overseer contended that thereâ€™s nothing evil about his church that will warrant the level of persecution itRead MoreThe post Why Christians, Muslims persecute us â€“ General Overseer, Babalawo church appeared first on The Sun News.
In the bustling neighbourhood where the congregation is located at Ebute Metta, Lagos, Ijo Orunmila occupies a storey building. For a first time visitor, when you enter the building, what comes to your mind is that you have come to worship in a church. The architectural design, and the setting within the building resemble thatRead MoreThe post Inside herbalist church appeared first on The Sun News.
The Chairman, Organization and MobilizaÂtion Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South West, Prince Buruji Kashamu, has given an insight into how the party will win todayâ€™s governorship elecÂtion in Osun State. According to him, while the opposition was grandÂstanding and doing propaÂganda, the PDP with other supporting organisations, such as the Presidential CommitteeRead MoreThe post How PDPâ€™ll win Osun â€“Kashamu appeared first on The Sun News.
Former goverÂnor of Ogun State, OtunÂba Gbenga Daniel has declared that whatever the outcome of the govÂernorship election holding in Osun State today, wonâ€™t have any bearing in Ogun in 2015 because the people of the state have already taken a decision. Otunba Daniel made the declaration at the launching and public presentation of aRead MoreThe post Osun election wonâ€™t have bearing on Ogun appeared first on The Sun News.
A total of 1,407,222 voters, comprising 661,394 males (47 per cent) and 745,828 females (53 per cent), were registered by INEC to vote in Saturdayâ€™s governorship election In Osun. An Information kit on the election issued by the commission indicated that there were 332 wards, 3,010 polling units and 3,379 voting points across the 30Read MoreThe post 1.4m to vote in Osun guber poll-INEC appeared first on The Sun News.
Â The Liberiaâ€™s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan, said on Friday in Washington that health care system in Liberia has collapsed over the Ebola epidemic. Ngafuan said hospitals were closing down and medical workers fleeing from the Ebola epidemic, which is poised to worsen. “People are dying from common diseases because the health careRead MoreThe post Liberia health system collapsing as Ebola spreads appeared first on The Sun News.
Â The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the spread of Ebola in West Africa an international health emergency. WHO officials said the possible consequences were “particularly serious” because of the virulence of the virus. The announcement came after experts convened an emergency meeting in Switzerland. So far more than 930 people have died fromRead MoreThe post WHO declares Ebola ‘an international emergency’ appeared first on The Sun News.
United States Â President Barack Obama says he has authorised air strikes against Islamic militants in northern Iraq but will not send US troops back to the country. He said Islamic State (IS) fighters would be targeted to prevent the slaughter of religious minorities, or if they threaten US interests. Strikes have not yet begun, butRead MoreThe post Obama authorises Iraq air strikes on Islamist fighters appeared first on The Sun News.
Â Vice-President Namadi Sambo on Thursday in Abuja said Nigeria would fully utilise its abundant renewable energy resources to enhance electricity supply across the country. According to a statement by the vice-presidentâ€™s Senior Special Assistant on Media, Malam Sani Umar, Sambo made this known when he met with a delegation from Total Nigeria Ltd. The vice-presidentRead MoreThe post Nigeria to harness renewable energy to meet power demands-Sambo appeared first on The Sun News.
A bother gale of ban yesterday swept through Nigerian football, as the hammer fell this time on The duo of Barrister Chris Green and Yusuf Ahmed fresh, who only last year presided over the ban placed on Chief Ogunjobi and Rumson Baribote.The post NFF embarks on another banning spree appeared first on The Sun News.
After about 15 years of nerve-wracking battle, the Supreme Court has finally upheld the decisions of a Federal High Court in Ilorin, which declared the withholding of the academic records and degrees of two former students of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) unlawful.The post Supreme Court flays UNILORIN over 15-year seizure of studentsâ€™ degreesÂ appeared first on The Sun News.
Osun State Government has declared today public holiday to allow voters living within and outside the state capital, to travel to their various towns ahead of tomorrowâ€™s governorship poll. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy,The post Osun declares today public holiday appeared first on The Sun News.
No fewer than 65,000 security operatives, including 15,000 soldiers, 30,000 policemen, 8,000 operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) and 20,000 civil defence officers have been deployed to Osun State ahead of the governorship election on Saturday.The post Osun guber: 73,000 security operatives deployed appeared first on The Sun News.
The Oyo/Osun Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a consignment containing 234 wraps of Indian hemp, carefully concealed in fairly used clothes and pairs of shoes, popularly known as â€˜Tokunbo.â€™The post Customs intercepts sacks of Indian hemp â€˜Tokunboâ€™ clothes appeared first on The Sun News.
The Paramount ruler of Igbo-Ukwu in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, Igwe Martin Ezeh, has urged the Federal Government to step up action to rescue over 200 girls abducted in Chibok village by the Boko Haram sect.The post Donâ€™t abandon Chibok girls, Igbo-Ukwu monarch urges FG appeared first on The Sun News.
Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has assured that the state was winning the war on crime. The governor made the declaration while reacting to the latest arrest of some robbery and kidnap suspects and demolition of their buildings.The post Weâ€™re winning war againstÂ criminals â€“Obiano appeared first on The Sun News.