The news of the arrest of Sule and Ojomo, which spread very fast on Saturday morning, was premised on their being in possession of arms and ammunition as the Ondo State gubernatorial election was progressing
Daily Archives: October 20, 2012
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
Turn your calendar back to Friday, August 2, 1996. Does the date ring a bell? It should. For that was Nigeria’s finest day in sporting history. It was also the moment of glory for golden girl, Chioma Ajunwa, who zoomed out of obscurity to shame bookmakers and shatter the record books by leaping 7.12 metres in the very first round of the
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.
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,
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,”
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.
If you aren’t a famous political bigwig in the country and eminent royal fathers are just offering you an open door in their palaces, something must have given rise to the plenty hurrahs. In just few months, Otunba Segun Adebiyi has been received by several Yoruba royal fathers, i
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.
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.