Daily Archives: December 31, 2012

COVER oritsejafor-pastor

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has said that the recent comment of Bukar Abba Ibrahim that the reason for the action of the Boko Haram sect is inequality, neglect and injustice, is overly reckless, irresponsible and insensitive.

COVER yakowa-buried

The late Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa made history as the first minority, from a larger minority in the Southern Kaduna Senatorial District, to emerge governor of Kaduna State. He also made history as the first Christian to govern the state

COVER polio-kids

It is certainly not a record that anyone would be proud of. In fact, this is one of those issues that might prompt some to jettison their love for the fatherland. At a time that the dreaded disease, poliomyelitis

National EFCC-boys

An Abuja High Court has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against tampering with property belonging to former Bayelsa State governor, Chief Timipre Sylva. Justice M.M. Kolo of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) gave the order on 27 December

Sports Eagles Brown Ideye

Emmanuel Emenike and Ahmed Musa both based in Russia, as well as Italy- based, upcoming midfield ace, Ogenyi Onazi, have arrived Super Eagles’ camp as preparations gather steam for the Afcon 2013 Nations Cup, with Wednesday’s friendly against Catalonia Selected

COVER fulani-sword

There was a bloody clash late Saturday night in the Gwawalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja when some Fulanis and natives (Gwaris) were involved in a fight, which led to the death of two Fulanis. The incident led to the displacement of over 200 Fulanis who are currently seeking refuge at the

COVER church-bombed

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said that, but for the security measures to check Boko Haram, this year’s Christmas celebration would have been the bloodiest, going by the Islamist sect’s plans. This is even as a church disclosed that it lost 109 members and 50 branches to

National okonjo-iweala-mum

Police have arrested five suspects in connection with abduction of Prof. Kamene Okonjo in Delta State, the state Commissioner of Police, Ikechukwu Aduba told Daily Sun yesterday in Asaba. The 82-year-old mother of the Coordinating Minister of the Economy/Minister of Finance, Prof. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was kidnapped by 10

COVER goodluck-jona2

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has accused the Jonathan administration of engaging in governance by deceit, saying the administration has been overstating its achievements and making fake promises to Nigerians. In a statement issued in Lagos yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary,

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