Daily Archives: July 5, 2013

Business abuja-kaduna-rail

As part of President Goodluck Jonathan’s transformation agenda, the Federal Government yesterday in Abuja, commissioned the Abuja (Idu)-Kaduna Standard Gauge Railway Modernisation Project costing $874.308 million (about N136.392 billion).

National Abubakar

Plateau State Police Command has arrested two policemen and 15 other persons suspected to be members of firearms production syndicates. The policemen, whose names were given as Corporal Joseph and Constable Mafwai were alleged to be suppliers of ammunition to criminals.

Specials mikel-home

All over the world, the game of football has turned the fortunes of many families around for good. In Nigeria, examples of families whose stories have changed from grass to grace abound.

Politics ta-orji

Barely two years to the next governorship election in Abia State, there is no gainsaying that many politicians are already making strategic moves to succeed the incumbent governor, Theodore A Orji whose tenure will expire in 2015.

Specials fashola-lagos-new

Alariwo of Africa has sensationally revealed how his wife and mother of his three kids stole to support him when he was nobody. “I met my wife in Oregun, Lagos,” Alariwo said going down memory lane, “she came with her best friend to see her best friend’s boyfriend then. Immediately I saw her, I knew I had met my wife.

Specials fruits

Hardly a week passes by without an expert issuing a report declaring that a particular food or vitamin, activity or condition will either restore cardiovascular health or ruin it – and often the new advice seems to contradict the old – especially on cholesterol, caffeine, eggs, alcohol, fat etc.

Entertainment mo-abudu-ebonylife

It’s a new beginning and enthralling dawn in the viewing experience of millions of Africans. On Monday July 1, 2013, EbonyLife TV, Africa’s first global black entertainment network, made its debut on DStv platform channel 165, beaming to over 44 countries in the continent.


It was victory songs for the duo of former works minister, Hassan Lawal and Adesanya Adewale, a former bank official yesterday, as they were discharged and acquitted by a Federal High Court from the eight-count charge bordering on conspiracy and corruption to the tune of N43 million slammed on them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Politics amaechi-rotimi

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, yesterday, fixed July 30, 2013, for ruling on the motion on jurisdiction in a suit brought before it by counsels to the Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, against the state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). It also gave an order that parties in the matter should maintain the status quo, pending the determination of motion for preliminary objection.

Trending mercy-battered

Like a deluge escaping from a burst dam, a torrent of angry reactions swept through cyberspace on Wednesday, as readers commented, with undisguised fury, on a story published on Page 17 of that day’s edition of Daily Sun and on the website, www.sunnewsonline.com.

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