Daily Archives: October 20, 2012

COVER gun men

The sect, which wants to radically alter the current education system and impose Sharia law across Nigeria, had been keeping an eye on his friendship and constant visits to the police commissioner of a town in northern Nigeria

COVER ebele-jonathan

At a time the North and the South eastern parts of Nigeria have intensified their campaign to have the nation’s number one political seat conceded to their region in 2015, incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan appears bent on having another shot at the highly coveted position, as a couple of his undisputable allies have begun a discreet move to actualise the project.

National jega mimiko

The Nigeria Police yesterday deployed over 11, 000 policemen to various parts of Ondo State ahead of today’s governorship election, with a warning that any policeman found wanting would be punished. Speaking with Saturday Sun in Akure yesterday,

COVER River Niger dredgin

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has said that the entire dredging of lower River Niger will be completed in March 2013. NIWA Managing Director, Alhaji Ahmed Yar’Adua, gave the assurance during the National Good Governance Tour to Baro Port, Niger State. Yar’Adua said “at the moment, the dredging is 70 percent completed,”

Sports ike uche

Villarreal of Spain forward and Nigeria’s current most consistent scorer, Ikechukwu Uche, was on cloud nine moments after Nigeria’s qualification for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations holding in South Africa after a 6–1 humiliation of Liberia at the U. J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar last Saturday.

Politics mimiko tanks

Today, 1,654,206 registered voters in Ondo State would file out to decide the fate of 13 governorship candidates contesting on the tickets of various political parties. Out of this number, there are 7, 539 voters, made up of those who registered but could not vote last year because of some technical itches and those who transferred their voter’s card.

COVER sambo-medina-gov

Twelve Nigerians have so far died in Saudi Arabia since the transportation of Nigerians to this year’s pilgrimage began on September 19, Dr Aliyu Tanko, the Coordinator of the National Hajj Commission in Mecca, confirmed the death of four pilgrims to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Mecca on Thursday.

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