Waiting is definitely not one of my virtues. As I sat waiting for the star of Till Death Do Us Part, Amaka Anioji to show up for our interview at the lobby of a 5-star hotel in Lagos, I was restless. Reason: I had been waiting for the best part of two hours. For the umpteenth time I put a call through to her publicist
Daily Archives: December 16, 2012
A man simply identified as Iku Monday by residents of Sabo area of Abeokuta, Ogun State, is still being quizzed by the police for allegedly beheading dead woman (names withheld) after exhuming her corpse from a grave in her husband’s building site. Checks by Sunday Sun revealed that on August 18 this year,
Ogwashi-Uku, an ancient town in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, was in the news for the wrong reasons. The traditional institution of one of the oldest local government headquarters in the country was unraded. Ten gunmen had last Sunday afternoon swooped the palace of the Obi (King)
Anti-crime police division in Umunede, Delta State, says it has arrested suspected cultists in Ede Grammar School and Comprehensive High School, Umunede. DCP Taiwo Lakanu disclosed the arrest in a statement in Asaba on Friday, saying the division received a distress call that cultists had invaded
A heavily armed gunman opened fire at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday, killing 26 people including 20 children in the latest in a series of shooting rampages across the United States this year, US media reported. The gunman died inside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have come under heavy bombardments from various quarters in recent time because of glaring pitfalls in the fight against corruption. Not a few believe the war against corruption is far losing steam and our president sees nothing wrong in that.
General Andrew Owoeye Azazi (retired) was the National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan until June 22, 2012. He was also former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) during fFormer President, Chief Olusegun ‘s tenure. General Azazi also served as Chief of Army Staff (COAS)
Last weekend, Ghanaians reaffirmed their country’s reputation as the continental democracy model in the just-concluded presidential election. Apart from initial technical hitches, the conduct of the polls was excellent with international observers independently endorsing the entire exercise. Nigeria’s former
Cross River State Commissioner for Information, Chief Akin Ricketts, has said Governor Liyel Imoke is alive. “There is no iota of truth in the rumour that Gov. Liyel Imoke is dead,” the commissioner said at a news briefing on Friday in Calabar.
Last Wednesday, he was at a function organized by the Kaduna Council of the Nigeria Union Journalists, NUJ. He represented the governor on the occasion. But two speakers on the occasion said publicly that they were eagerly looking forward to the day he would become the number one citizen of the state.