(SEOUL, South Korea) A South Korean university rescinded an invitation for three Nigerians to attend a conference and a group of South Korean medical volunteers called off a trip to West Africa amid growing concerns about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The Duksung Women’s University in Seoul said in a statement the schoolRead MoreThe post Ebola fear prompts South Korea university to cancel Nigerians’ invitation appeared first on The Sun News.
The wife of AnamÂbra State Governor, Lady Ebele Obiano, has announced that she would assist no fewer than 5,210 indigent women in the state to set up small-scale businesses this month. Speaking at the Women DeÂvelopment Centre in Awka on the occasion of the 2014 MothÂers Summit, Mrs Obiano said the proposed intervention was partRead MoreThe post Anambra first lady unfolds empowerment programme appeared first on The Sun News.
…Compulsory quality education, a must for Nigerians, he says A Non-Governmental OrganÂisation (NGO), Dynamic Youth Organisation of Nigeria (DYON), has set agenda for the new Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim ShekÂarau, on how to restore education standard in the country. National President of DYON, Chief Elvis Obiekwe, stated this in Lagos recently during the groupâ€™sRead MoreThe post Obiekwe, youth leader sets agenda for Shekarau appeared first on The Sun News.
â€¢After giving birth to twins in Aba A young menÂtally challenged woman caused a stir in Aba, Abia State at the weekÂend when she gave birth to a set of female twins on a heap of refuse and stoned one to death beÂfore the police were inÂvited. It was gathered that an unknown person impregÂnatedRead MoreThe post Madwoman stones own baby to death appeared first on The Sun News.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in AnamÂbra Central SenatoÂrial District has mapped out necessary strategies to ensure victory for the party in the 2015 general elections. Addressing a meeting of stakeholders, the ChairÂman of APGA Forum in the senatorial zone, Chief EmeÂka Onuorah, said the party would spare no effort to enÂsure that itRead MoreThe post 2015: APGA strategises for victory appeared first on The Sun News.
â€¢ 3 unions kick over staff welfare Uncertainty enveloped the Projects Development InÂstitute (PRODA) Enugu, at the weekend as the three unions have resolved to reÂsume their suspended strike. The workers are not happy with the alleged failure of the management and Governing Council to address staff welfare, which they said, had been on forRead MoreThe post PRODA workers to resume strike appeared first on The Sun News.
â€¢Insist on computer-based exams Students of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, have threatened a showÂdown with their lecturers should they attempt to disrupt the computer-based examination (CBT)and OMR scheduled to comÂmence today by the management. The lecturers, led by the former chairman of AcaÂdemic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Anambra Stateâ€™s chapter, Dr Onyeka Uwakwe,Read MoreThe post Poly students threaten showdown, warn lecturers appeared first on The Sun News.
Minister of State for Foreign AfÂfairs, Prof. VioÂla Onwuliri, has debunked media reports that she had an interaction with stakeholders of Imo Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) between July 26 and July 27 over Federal GovÂernment projects in the state. Daily Sun had reported that the minister was in the state and held a meeting withRead MoreThe post FG projects in Imo: May story, by Onwuliri appeared first on The Sun News.
Chairman of BeÂkwarra Local Government Area in Cross River, Ushie Onyi, has said Fulani herdsmen and othÂer communal crises are the greatest security threats facing border villages in the country. Onyi, who stated this durÂing the inter-state border meeting between Bekwarra, Obudu, Obanliku and Yala local government areas of Cross River and Vandeikya, Kwande, KonshishaRead MoreThe post Fulani herdsmen, threat to peace in border communities â€“LG boss appeared first on The Sun News.
â€¢ Doctors place patients under watch â€¢ FG, Lagos delegates visit TB Joshuaâ€™s church over influx of West African nationals Palpable fear has gripped residents of Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, followÂingÂ news that two suspected Ebola virus disease (EVD) victims had been detected in the state. This came barely 11 daysÂ after a Liberian, Mr. Patrick Sawyer,Read MoreThe post Ebola scare in Ogun appeared first on The Sun News.
â€¢ Monarch blasts doctors, alleges insensitivity Cracks have emerged within the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) with members of its national executive disagreeing on whether to continue or suspend the nationwide strikeÂ which started on July 1. This is even as the Asagba of Asaba, Obi Chike Edozien came hard on the striking doctors over their demandsRead MoreThe post Cracks in NMA over strike suspension appeared first on The Sun News.
Team Nigeria athletes literally went gold crazy yesterday in Glasgow winning four gold medals and setting two new world records on the final day of competition as the curtains drew in the XX Commonwealth games. The gold medals came in Para powerlifting from the quartet of Loveline Obiji, Esther Onyema, Paul Kehinde and Abdulazeez Ibrahim.Read MoreThe post As games endâ€¦Team Nigeria runs riot with gold medals appeared first on The Sun News.
The Sports Minister and Chairman of National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr Tammy Danagogo, has assured the athletes at the Commonwealth games in Glasgow of a presidential reception when they return home. The Multi sports event ends today. He said President Jonathan, who is a passionate sport lover, has also asked that the Nigerian Handball teamRead MoreThe post Minister assures on presidential reception appeared first on The Sun News.
The Honourable Minister of Sports/Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has hailed the performance of double gold medallist, Blessing Okagbare as well as other medalists in Team Nigeria for making the country proud at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Speaking from Glasgow, Scotland yesterday, the Minister particularly praised Okagbare for making history byRead MoreThe post Double gold effort: Danagogo hails Okagbare appeared first on The Sun News.
After watching the Brazil 2014 World Cup in the samba land, Lagos- based hotelier, Prince KingsleyÂ Ugochukwu, has pledged to use his Non-Government Organisation (NGO) – Empowering Youth Initiative (EYI) – to help jobless Nigerian youths. Ugochukwu told Sunday Sunsports in Brazil that EYI would be used to stop Nigerian youths from going abroad toRead MoreThe post Brazil 2014: Eagles fan pledges to help Nigerian youths appeared first on The Sun News.
Senator Iyiola Omisore appeals to different people in different ways. As a politician, he is like the proverbial elephant that is easily described in a myriad of adjectives by onlookers depending on the part of the body that catches your fancy. Some political foesÂ see him as someone whose quest for power is insatiable andRead MoreThe post The Iyiola Omisore you donâ€™t know appeared first on The Sun News.
Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect upped their bombing campaign Â in the country with a bomb attack on the convoy of former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), on July 23. The attack on the nationâ€™s former leader, who is also a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Kawo Road,Read MoreThe post The attack on Buhariâ€™s convoy and increasing insecurity appeared first on The Sun News.
Bukola Udoh knows her onions when it comes to her business. The chemical engineer, caterer and party planner toldÂ Sunday Sun in this interview, how she has been able to cope as a mother, wife and business woman. She also shares her challenges, the secrets of her success and many more with BOLATITO ADEBAYO HowRead MoreThe post I never thought of giving up â€“Bukola Udoh appeared first on The Sun News.
There is a town called Asipa in Ife North local government area of Osun state. It is a town founded by a warrior called Fashina. It is historically known as a town of warriors. But last week, Asipa was in the news not because it conquered another town or kingdom like their ancestors did consistentlyRead MoreThe post A prayer for Osun appeared first on The Sun News.
Michael Jacksonâ€˜s iconic Neverland Ranch is being sold. According to sources familiar with the situation, Colony Capital, the organization that owns a primary stake in the ownership of the Santa Ynez property, has decided to sell it. â€œColony Capital has the legal right to sell the property to pay down the debt they are owedRead MoreThe post Michael Jacksonâ€™s Neverland Ranch for sale appeared first on The Sun News.