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(PICTURE): Nollywood star, Dakore Egbuson, weds Olumide

Sunday, January 16, 2011 was a turning point in the life of young socialite Olumide and son of billionaire business man, Chief Harry Akande, when he finally walked the aisle with his heart throb and longtime girlfriend, Dakore Egbuson. The high society wedding held January 16, 2011 at the Guiding Light Assembly, Parkview estate, Ikoyi […]

Alleged MEND’s threat: FG deploys soldiers in Niger Delta

THE Federal Government, on Thursday deployed troops in all oil facilities in upland and riverine areas in the Niger Delta, following a fresh threat by the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), to resume attacks on oil installations in the region. It was learnt that heavily armed  soldiers were deployed in the […]

Aiyegbeni Inspires Leicester, Utaka Scores

YAKUBU Aiyegbeni continued his good run for his championship side, Leicester City, scoring the second goal in the 4-2 defeat of Millwall yesterday.   The Super Eagles striker made a goal-scoring debut last weekend and his coach, Sven Goran Eriksson will be happy he made the move for the Nigerian striker.   The win also […]

Consolidation: Can Nigerian airlines go it alone?

Nigerian airlines are wobbling occasioned by poor business model, dearth of infrastructure and huge encumbrances that has made them to be in serious financial dire straits. WOLE SHADARE writes that the airlines should begins to tinker with many opportunities that are opened to them to get out of the woods. For close to five years, […]

New Roles for Atiku – By Chinudu Akuta

By Chinudu Vincent Akuta, London, UK – Jan 22, 2011“There are a lot of ways Atiku can serve Nigeria other than being the president. Except he has other motives for aspiring to be the president of Nigeria. Former Vice President of America Al gore, who served under Bill Clinton for two terms, contested the American […]

2011 Elections: Suit Seeks To Stop Presidential Poll

THE presidential election may not hold in April, going by a legal notice given by the Peoples Mandate Party (PMP). The party has asked the Court of Appeal in Abuja to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the election pending the determination of a petition filed by the party candidates challenging the […]

UN Declines Military Action Against Gbagbo

ALTHOUGH the United Nations, the United States and France, among other leading Western countries, are actively advocating the ousting of the defeated Ivorien President, Laurent Gbagbo, from power, international troops from the UN will not join in the forceful removal, as it is being planned by the ECOWAS under Nigeria’s leadership. Gbagbo has refused to step down after […]

Ribadu, Buhari Meet

As consultations by politicians of  the progressive bent continue across the country ahead of the April general election, the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN)’s presidential candidate in the poll, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, on Wednesday held a closed-door meeting with his Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) counterpart, Maj-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) The meeting, which took place […]

We’ve lost interest – Kano eligible voters

AS Direct Data Capture (DDC)Machines have continued to pose a serious threat to the on-going voter registration exercise, thousands of people in Kano State have indicated interest not to participate in the exercise, saying they were losing millions of naira in the course of waiting to be registered. At some registration centres in the state, […]

Jakande’s son picks ACN ticket

Son of former Lagos State governor, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, Deji Jakande has picked the Lagos State House of Assembly ticket to represent Somolu Constituency 1. Speaking with Sunday Sun at the weekend, Jakande said he joined the race so that he can contribute his quota to the society. He lauded the Governor Raji Fashola’s administration […]

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