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
Daily Archives: January 18, 2013
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.
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
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
With the caliber of the Igbo leaders who attended the January 12 Ohanaeze Ndigbo national election in Enugu, many believed that Ndigbo had spoken in one voice in the election of new executives for the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation.
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
The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is here and the usual championship fever has already caught up with football followers across the continent.
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.
The House of Representatives yesterday ruled out investigation of the reported plot to impeach its Speaker, Aminu Tambuwal. The lawmakers on Wednesday passed a vote of confidence on the speaker and distanced themselves from any plan to oust