Daily Archives: December 29, 2012

TSWeekend jonathan-paralympics

London 2012 Olympics! An event that readily comes to mind as far as sports is concerned as the year is gradually coming to an end. Unfortunately, Nigeria failed woefully to find her feet and rhythm at the competition. The failure at the world’s biggest sporting fiesta spurred Nigerian sports followers and

COVER gun men

Blood flowed in Maiha Local Government Area headquarters in Adamawa State, which shares a border with the Republic of Cameroun, yesterday when gunmen killed no fewer than 21 persons in an orgy of violence. In the attack, about 35 police prison inmates were set free. Confirming the attack,

Editorial orji-gov-abia-state2

The decision of the Abia State government in August, 2011,to sack non-indigene workers in its public service is still troubling the affected workers and their families. Under a jejune policy which the Governor Theodore Orji administration called “back loading”, the appointments of about 2,604 workers

Oriental News Olusegun Okebiorun

He did not set out for a career in the Federal Fire Service. As an Engineer Olusegun Okebiorun, present controller general of the agency had his mind focused on more ‘dignifying’ and ‘rewarding’ things. The last thing on his mind was a career in a ‘downtrodden’ office as fire fighter.

Sports Eagles Brown Ideye

Nigerians have been assured that the Super Eagles will put up a brilliant showing at the Africa Cup of Nations billed to kick off in South Africa next month. Assistant coach of the team, Sylvanus Okpala, gave the assurance while responding to questions as to how far the Nigerian team could go at the

National IGP-police

A middle aged woman, simply identified as Uchenna is cooling her feet at the Onitsha Police Area Command for breaking her maid’s hand and tearing her private part with razor blade. Saturday Sun gathered that the woman allegedlly used a pestle to break her maid’ left hand and inflicted very deep

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