Daily Archives: February 20, 2013

Entertainment jaywon

It was a night of music, comedy and dance as musicians and party lovers converged on Trace Lounge and Bar on 36, Ajayi Road, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos, and celebrated Valentine’s eve party, tagged: Side 1 and friends. Artistes that performed to the delight of their fans during the event included Jaywon, Esho B, Sheyman, Rayce, LKT, Klever,

Politics Adams Oshiomhole

The local government election in Edo State has been scheduled for April 20, 2013. The election would provide the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), another opportunity to re-assert itself in the politics of the state. But How far can

National okorocha-rochas

Former militants, who embraced the amnesty programme of the Federal Government in Imo State, are threatening a showdown if their allowances are not paid in the next three days. The ex-militants, who briefed journalists yesterday in Owerri, the Imo State capital during a joint meeting of the Orashi and Enyimba camps,


Outrage, condemnations yesterday trailed the killing of Ondo State-born Chief Pius Oladele, the sand dealer who died in a blast that occurred under the FESTAC ling bridge in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos on Monday. At his residence in Lakeview Estate in the area, tough-looking and mournful men were yesterday seen loitering about

Business Steve Caplin Pension Fund Money Box

The National Association of Pensioners (NAP) has appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to effect an upward review of pensions for retirees of the federal public service. In a ‘save-our-soul’ message to President Jonathan, made available to Daily Sun, the President of the Association, Mr. Chimezie Ahaneku, appealed to President

COVER fayemi-lament

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has forwarded a list of 19 nominees to the state House of Assembly for consideration as commissioners. In a statement signed by Olayinka Oyebode, Chief Press Secretary,

COVER court-new

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State yesterday slammed N37.6 billion on the Federal Government over violation of human rights and destruction of Odi community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The money include N20 billion general and N17.6 billion ordinary damages. Justice Lambo

Opinion nysc-members

From March 6, thousands of graduates of tertiary institutions in Nigeria who are lucky to be mobilised for Batch A of the 2013 NYSC service year will begin reporting at the orientation camps of their states of primary assignment for the mandatory one-year national service. This is a period that is looked forward to by the nation’s university

Sports keshi-afcon-cup

The Minister of Sports and Chairman National Sports Commission (NSC), Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, has consciously admitted that the authorities did not actually manage the circumstances that culminated into the resignation of Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, even as he expressed joy that the situation was brought

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