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.
When Olawunmi Animashaun rounded off her programme at Geography and Planning Department of the University of Lagos, she cried her eyes out when she leant that she didnâ€™t make a 2:1. She felt her future was bleak. She believed that she had failed herself and her family. She went home crying, but her father gaveRead MoreThe post â€˜With my cake business, I care less about my certificateâ€™ appeared first on The Sun News.
President Goodluck Jonathan has again reassured the international community that the 2015 general elections would be free, fair, transparent,Â credible and peaceful to the surprise of the world. He gave the assurance on Thursday night at the breaking of Ramadan fast with senators and members of the diplomatic corps who joined him at the PresidentialRead MoreThe post 2015 electionsâ€™ll surprise the world â€“Jonathan appeared first on The Sun News.
â– â€˜I went to buy shoes forÂ sallahÂ when bomb cut my legâ€™ â– I want to see my parents â€“ Another survivor Few days before Wednesday Kaduna bomb explosion, Abubakar Usman, 10, was full of hope and joy of going to wear a new pair of shoes during the forthcomingÂ sallahÂ day, but that joy was terminated whenRead MoreThe post KADUNA BLASTS: Story of 10-year-old survivorâ€¦ appeared first on The Sun News.
The Nigerian military on Friday said it arrested a suspected bomber who disguised as a woman. A statement by the Defence Headquarters said the man who dressed like woman was suspected to be connected with the explosion targeted at the convoy of former military Head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari, in Kaduna. The attack occurredRead MoreThe post Suspected Kaduna bomber arrested, disguised as woman â€“ Military appeared first on The Sun News.
Pastor Lawrence Okechukwu Amuruche, a 61-year-old father of two, has cried out for help after the anointing oil, water and prayer points given him by the General Overseer of his church, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), Dr.Â Daniel Kolawole Olukoya failed to stop the cataract growing in his eyes. Amuruche, who pastors theRead MoreThe post MFM pastor close to blindness cries outâ€¦ appeared first on The Sun News.