No fewer than 500 ethnic and youth groups have so far signed up for the one million Nigeria youths solidarity rally in support of President Goodluck Jonathanâ€™s Transformation Agenda holding in Abuja on Thursday.The post Niger Delta youths rally one million Nigerians for Jonathan appeared first on The Sun News.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion of this yearâ€™s Eid-el-Fitr celebrations marking the successful conclusion of the month-long period of fasting.The post APC greets Muslims on Eid-el-Fitr appeared first on The Sun News.
President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on the death of his son, Hamza. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,The post Jonathan, governors commiserate with ex-minister appeared first on The Sun News.
Emir of Ilorin and Chairman, Kwara State Traditional Council, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, yesterday expressed concern over the growing insecurity in some parts of the country, cancelling the traditional Sallah homage (Hawaâ€™n Barike) to the Government House.The post State of the nation: Emir of Ilorin cancels Sallah homage appeared first on The Sun News.
Impeached governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako (retd), will be investigated for alleged fraud of over N80billion, the Acting Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, said yesterday in Yola. Nyako was removed from office about two weeks ago.The post Iâ€™ll probe Nyako over missing N80bn â€“ Acting gov appeared first on The Sun News.
As controversies continue to trail the assertion by the PDP governorship candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore, during a television chat that he was not involved in rice distribution to the electorate, a chieftain of the party,The post PDP chieftain takes responsibility for rice distribution appeared first on The Sun News.
Osun PDP candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore has promised to make governance a worthwhile venture in order to make the state the hub of business activities in the South-West.
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As controversies continue to trail the assertion by the PDP governorship candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore, during a television chat that he was not involved in rice distribution to the electorate, a chieftain of the party, Chief Francis Fadahunsi, yesterday claimed responsibility for the act.The post PDP chieftain takes responsibility for rice distribution appeared first on The Sun News.
Abuja, the federal capital city is wearing a new security look, with the visible presence of gun-trotting soldiers checking motorists driving into the city centre.The post Security beefed up in Abuja appeared first on The Sun News.
The residence of former Minister of the Federal Territory (FCT), Malam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday turned to a Mecca of sort, following the death of his son, Hamza, in Abuja.The post El-Rufaiâ€™s son dies in auto crash appeared first on The Sun News.
A former warlord and leader of Niger Delta Peopleâ€™s Salvation Force (NDPSF), Alhaji Mujahidâ€Ž Asari-Dokubo, has lambasted President Goodluck Jonathan for saying that Nigeria would have boiled if former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, had died in last Wednesdayâ€™s twin bomb blasts in Kaduna.The post Asari-Dokubo bombs Buhari again appeared first on The Sun News.
(ABUJA) President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, over the death of his son, Hamza. El-Rufai had announced on his Facebook page at about 8.00 a.m. that Hamza died in a motor accident on Tuesday morning in Abuja. A statement by Dr Reuben Abati, the Special AdviserRead MoreThe post Jonathan condoles with El-Rufai over sonâ€™s death appeared first on The Sun News.
(MAIDUGURI) The use of vehicles in Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno state has been banned during Eid, the three-day festival that ends Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month. Eid started on Sunday in Nigeria, and authorities say they have intelligence that Islamist group Boko Haram is planning to carry out car bomb attacks. Meanwhile, police say a bombRead MoreThe post Borno bans vehicles during Eid appeared first on The Sun News.
(LAGOS) Nigerian health officials admit they do not have a list of all the people a Liberian Ebola victim came into contact with in the hours before he collapsed, prompting fears the outbreak could spread. Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for Liberia’s Finance Ministry, died on Friday after arriving at Lagos airport on June 20, havingRead MoreThe post Nigeria admits precise number of people Ebola victim could have infected is not known as 59 people are placed under close surveillance appeared first
(BRUSSELS, Belgium) EU diplomats met to forge a deal on Tuesday on the bloc’s first broad economic sanctions on Russia, to try to force President Vladimir Putin to defuse the crisis in Ukraine. After months of hesitation from the European Union, the downing of a civilian flight over Ukraine earlier this month, killing all 298Read MoreThe post EU meets to thrash out economic sanctions on Russia appeared first on The Sun News.
(WASHINGTON DC, U.S) U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday gave a preview of a summit he will hold with African leaders next week, saying African nations should look inward for solutions to economic woes and not make “excuses” based on a history of dependence and colonization. Speaking to 500 young Africans finishing a six-week WashingtonRead MoreThe post Obama urges African nations not to make economic ‘excuses’ appeared first on The Sun News.
(GLASGOW, Scotland) A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter failed a doping test after becoming the youngest ever female to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the sport, organizers said Tuesday. Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the games after testing positive for diuretics and masking agents after winning the 53-kilogram (117-pound) division last Friday. Amalaha’sRead MoreThe post 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter fails drug test appeared first on The Sun News.
Acting president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Mike Umeh has declared that there is no vacuum in the nation's soccer administration, even as he assured that the last week impeachment of his former boss, Alhaji Aminu Maigari won't affect any thing.The post Maigariâ€™s exit wonâ€™t derail Nigerian football â€“Umeh appeared first on The Sun News.