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.
North West just turned one, but Kim Kardashian and Kanye Westâ€™s daughter wonâ€™t be getting a sibling any time soon. RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that the couple have put their baby plans on hold due to â€œconstant fightsâ€ over balancing family time with their respective careers. West and Kardashian â€œare having constant fights over theRead MoreThe post Kimye baby plans on hold amid â€˜constant fightsâ€™ appeared first on The Sun News.
â– We only recycle the bones â€“ Suspects Three suspected human parts dealers, two of them Islamic clerics, are now helping police detectives to break the demand and supply chain of a trans-border syndicate which trades in human skulls. The suspects already arrested in connection with the illicit trade include Clement Omodijie as well asRead MoreThe post Clerics nabbed trading in human skulls appeared first on The Sun News.
Barely seven months to the 2015 general elections, there is another growing discontent within the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP over the suspected plan by the partyâ€™s National Chairman, Adamu Muâ€™azu to run for the 2019 presidential election. Towards the rumoured ambition, Saturday Sun gathered that the party boss had already floated a â€œshadow groupâ€Read MoreThe post Disquiet in PDP over Muâ€™azuâ€™s presidential ambition appeared first on The Sun News.
Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo clocked the wisdom age of 60 years and by implication joins the exclusive class of elder statesÂmen in our great country. As a mark of his quintessential achievements and contribuÂtions to nation building, many friends and associates have rightly chosen to roll out the drums in rejoicing with him. ItRead MoreThe post Sambo: The emergence of a true elder statesman appeared first on The Sun News.
Eleanor Roosevelt probably had the likes of preÂsiding Bishop of Illumination Assembly, Lekki, Lagos, Isaac Idahosa, in mind when she said, â€œ You gain strength, courage and confidence by evÂery experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face and do the thing you think you cannot do.â€ When Bishop Idahosa droppedRead MoreThe post BISHOP ISAAC IDAHOSA: I fainted the first time I got N7, 000 appeared first on The Sun News.
As the Glasgow 2014 ComÂmonwealth Games comes to a close tomorrow, Team Nigeria officials are countÂing their blessings. Much of the accolades no doubts go to the women for etching the name of the country in gold. As it was in the beginning, NigeÂrian women have been in the vanÂguard of amassing medals at eventsRead MoreThe post Team Nigeria celebrates success : Thank God for our women! appeared first on The Sun News.