â€¦As runaway Sierra Leonean patient dies in ambulance One of Liberiaâ€™s most high-proÂfile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said yesterday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease. Dr. Samuel Brisbane is the first Liberian doctor to die in an outbreak the World Health Organization said has killedRead MoreThe post Ebola kills high-profile Liberian doctor appeared first on The Sun News.
Former secretary to Akwa Ibom State Government, Obong Umana Umana has refuted the allegation that he was offered the position of the managing director of Niger Delta DevelopmentÂ Commission (NDDC) as a compensation not to conÂtest the next governorshipÂ election of the state. Speaking with Daily Sun on Friday, Umana, who until a year ago was assumedRead MoreThe post I wasnâ€™t offered MD of NDDC position â€“Umana appeared first on The Sun News.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Monitoring Team has warned state partners against paying vendors of services in cash before implementation, saying doing so, could derail the programme. Speaking during the UNFPA Joint Programme meeting made up of UN Finance Monitoring Team and the Cross River State representative held in Calabar at the weekend, theRead MoreThe post Donâ€™t pay contractors in cash, UNFPA warns partners appeared first on The Sun News.
â€¦Warns of imminent plane crash General Overseer of God of ChamÂpion Royal AsÂsembly, Brother Joshua Ignila, has reiterÂated his earlier prediction that a lower rank military officer of the Nigerian Army will arrest AbubaÂkar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect. He reminded members of the church of his earlier prediction about the miliÂtary aircraftRead MoreThe post Shekauâ€™ll soon be arrested, predicts church leader appeared first on The Sun News.
Indigenous carrier, Arik Air, yesterday announced the suspension of flight operations into Monrovia in Liberia and Free-Town in Sierra Leone. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Daily Sun gathered that the decision described as a very difficult one for the airline, was induced by fears from top government health offiÂcials and pressure mounted by other Nigerians on the need toRead MoreThe post Ebola virus: Arik Air halts flight operations into Liberia, Sierra Leone appeared first on The
Nigeriaâ€™s teenage weightlifting sensation, Joy Chika Amalaha who Friday won the nationâ€™s first Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth gold medal is only 16 and not a mother of two as we inadvertently reported on Saturday. Sunday Sunsports has since realized that the website where the information on Amalaha was gleaned from was wrong as the Ebonyi stateRead MoreThe post Amalaha not a mother of two appeared first on The Sun News.
Â The police have arrested Idris Saidu, an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Niger over alleged involvement in illegal arms deal. A statement issued by the force spokesman, ACP Frank Mba, on Sunday in Abuja said that Saidu was arrested on July 22 by police detectives in the state. TheRead MoreThe post Police arrest Civil Defence operative over arms deal appeared first on The Sun News.
2 explosions kill 6 persons, injure 13 in Kano No fewer than six persons lost their lives following two explosions which occurred in Kano on Sunday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The first blast went off at Kofar Nasarawa, near the North-West University, while the second explosion happened at St. Charles Church onRead MoreThe post Another explosion kill 6 , injures 13 in Kano appeared first on The Sun News.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio, has flayed reports in the media and on the Internet alleging his plan to kill governorship aspirants.Â He described the report as another smear campaign by his traducers. Reacting through his Chief Press Secretary, Pastor Anietie Ukpe, Akpabio expressed shock at the comments allegedly made by the Nigeria AmbassadorRead MoreThe post I didnâ€™t threaten to kill anyone â€“Akpabio appeared first on The Sun News.
â– As cholera epidemic breaks out in 11 LGs Kano State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has exempted medical doctors working in the surgery department of the Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Kano, from the ongoing strike following last Wednesdayâ€™s bomb blast in the state. The doctors were therefore directed to return to theirRead MoreThe post Bomb blast: NMA suspends strike in Kano hospital appeared first on The Sun News.
Mrs. Ifeoma Martins thought all was lost when she lost her husband of 12 years last April. The poor manÂ died from injuries he sustained in an accidentÂ along Mile 2 expressway, Lagos. MartinsÂ spent almost a month at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH) Idi-Araba, before he gave up the ghost one dark evening.Read MoreThe post Ajoke Ayisat Afolabi Foundation treats widows, orphans to Ramadan lifeline appeared first on The Sun News.
President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians not to succumb to Boko Haram, whose aim is to disabilise the country and cause the people to despair. In his goodwill message to mark successful completion of Ramadan fasting and the celebration of Eid-el-Fitri, the President urged the Muslims to imbibe the spiritual lessons of the Holy months.Read MoreThe post Eid-el-Fitri: Jonathan, Mark, Fayemi urge collective action against Boko Haram appeared first on The Sun News.
â– Court of Appeal affirms his electionAfrica The Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu yesterday affirmed that Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) was the winner of the November 2013 governorship election in Anambra State. Pronouncing their judgment, the five-man panel led by Hon. Justice Mohammed Lawal Garbar dismissedRead MoreThe post Again, Obiano floors Ngige, others appeared first on The Sun News.
Second Republic governor of old Kaduna State and leader of the nascent Peoples Redemption Party, PRP, Alhaji Balare Musa may be versed in the socio-political dynamics of Nigeria, but he is averse to the surging sentiments of rotational presidency that has recently raised hairs, pitting the North against the South in the rocky race towardsRead MoreThe post 2015: Expect the worst â€“Balarabe Musa appeared first on The Sun News.
Nigeriaâ€™s best known athlete at the moment, Blessing Okagbare, will begin her quest for medal today as she runs on lane 5 heat 5 of the 100 meters race today. She will be attempting to beat her seasonâ€™s best of 11.18 seconds even as she will also hope to excel over her personal best whichRead MoreThe post Okagbare takes to tracks today appeared first on The Sun News.
Miss Ogechi Iwuchukwu has emerged Miss Millennium 2014. She bit 14 other contestants to clinch the ultimate prize during a keen contest, held at Club Vegas on May 31. â€œIâ€™m so excited I won. I still canâ€™t believe this is happening. I want to thank the organisers for this,â€ a tearful Ogechi told The EntertainerRead MoreThe post Ogechi Iwuchukwu emerges Miss Millennium 2014 appeared first on The Sun News.
Before now, Noel Agwuocha Chukwukadibia was better known as a lawyer, journalist and, above all, Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, as well as one-time Commissioner for Commerce and Industries and later that of Public Utilities. Chukwukadibia has now added â€œnovelistâ€ to his resume following the publication of the novels, The Return of Hope (2013)Read MoreThe post My literary career began before political sojourn â€“Noel Chukwukadibia, former Speaker, Imo Assembly appeared first on The Sun
How does she do it? Mother of six, humble, humanitarian and A-List star. You have to wonder why Zack Snyder didnâ€™t cast Angelina Jolie as Wonder Woman. â€œSheâ€™d make anybody feel lazy, the amount she can get done in a day,â€ laughs Sam Riley, and heâ€™s not wrong. This year is threatening to be prettyRead MoreThe post Angieâ€™s big year appeared first on The Sun News.
Whatâ€™s going on between Tania Omotayo and America-based Nigerian up-and-coming-model, Carolyn Ikpea? Last week, the entertainment world was shocked when Ikpea attacked Wizkidâ€™s baby mama, Omotayo, on twitter. The model went as far as telling Tania that while she (Tania) owns Wizkidâ€™s heart, she (Carolyn) owns him in bed, suggesting that she is the CaroRead MoreThe post Carolyn Ikpea to Wizkidâ€™s baby mama: Wizkid is mine appeared first on The Sun News.
Femi Adeyinka popularly known as Capital Femi is one of Nigeriaâ€™s talented R&B vocalists and songwriters to reckon with. He is an indigene of Abeokuta, Ogun State but was born in Lagos. Femi was educated at Fountain School, Surulere and Maryland Private School, both in Lagos, and spent some years at Government College, Ibadan beforeRead MoreThe post I â€˜m not extravagant â€“Capital Femi appeared first on The Sun News.