Daily Archives: January 18, 2013

COVER sun maiden edition

Exactly 10 years ago today, the first copy of The Sun rolled off the press, and took the newspaper market by storm. On January 18, 2003, after many months of strategic planning and meticulous work, the publication hit the newsstands as a weekly, and promptly set all former records tumbling

COVER Oyerinde

The controversy trailing last year’s assassination of the Principal Secretary of Edo State governor, Olaitan Oyerinde took a new turn yesterday as the House of Representatives began a probe into police’s handling of the murder case.

National Ahmadu-Giade-NDLEA-chairman

The National Drug Law Enforcement agency (NDLEA) last year arrested no fewer than 378 people for drug offences. The state Commandant of the NDLEA, Mr. Dele Akingbade, who disclosed this in Ado Ekiti yesterday while briefing newsmen on the activities of the agency for 2012, said 69 were convicted

COVER ohanaeze-acf

An Enugu High Court yesterday gave an interim injunction restraining Prince Richard Ozobu who served as the secretary to the Ohanaeze Ndigbo National Election Committee that conducted the national election on January 12 from

Editorial Sanusi

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has released yet another bombshell. The other time, he called for the sacking of about half of the workforce in the Federal Civil Service. He received a lot of flak for that. This time, Sanusi has called for the ban of ethno-religious

Sports AFCON players

The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is here and the usual championship fever has already caught up with football followers across the continent.

Business jonathan2

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has indicated that Nigeria is indebted to the Peoples Republic of China by $678.91 million, and not $6.26 billion, as earlier reported by a section of the media.

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