Five children have been killed in a fire outbreak in Mpape community in Bwari area council of the federal capital territory, Abuja. An eyewitness, Mr Umaru Abubakar, said the fire incident which took place over the weekend was as a result of power interruption by the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company which caused sparks on electric […]
One of Nigeria’s aspiring coaches and Abuja-based journalist, Bunmi Haruna, has disclosed that his love for youth development had long pushed him to make a difference; hence, his completion of a CAF ‘License B’ coaching certificate, in Abuja, recently. Haruna, who was one of the 75 participants put through modern-day coaching techniques during the two-week […]
The 7th edition of the Daniel Olukoya Youth and Junior Championships will be holding at the High-Performance Center, Port Harcourt on Saturday, April 8, 2017. In a statement signed by Olukayode Thomas, head of Media and Communication, Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), athletes from participating states and clubs are expected to arrive on Friday, April […]
As the four year mandate Nigerians offered President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) approaches half time, mix reactions are trailing the performance of his administration and the efficiency of his appointees. The robust pre-election crusade that the change agenda would transform Nigeria from wilderness to paradise leaves many wondering why Nigerians should still be drowning in poverty, […]
By Kayode Ajulo PhD Like an eclipse, swiftly, the years passed. And it’s striking to know that it’s exactly 10 years that we lost a political juggernaut in the person of Chief Adebayo Adefarati, former governor of my dear State, Ondo. Baba Adefarati, as I knew and addressed him, even before his ascendance to governorship […]
The entrance to the National Assembly in Abuja, was on Tuesday morning, blocked by Thousands of protesters who were demanding the immediate reinstatement of the susoended senator representing Borno south in the Senate, Ali Ndume. It was gathered that the protesters arrived the National Assembly gate early on Tuesday, with placards lambasting the Senate President, […]
From Rose Ejembi, Makurdi. Several weapons, classified as illegal and recovered from an underground bunker in a forest near Gbishe in Katsina-Ala Local Government area of Benue State were displayed at the Government House in Makurdi. Gbishe is the home of militia leader, Terwase Akwaza popularly known as Ghana who was about a year ago […]
From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has given approval to the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning and the Central Bank of Nigeria to sort out the technical details of $4.5b Chinese loan to Nigeria for the procurement of strategic machinery needed to boost agricultural development in the country. The loan has a […]
By Louis Ibah The Japanese government has donated about $3.5million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as part of its contributions to boost food supplies to Internally Displaced People (IDP) in Northeast Nigeria. A statement made available to Daily Sun by spokesman for the United Nations World Food Programme in Nigeria, Mr. Adedeji […]
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