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.
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.