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Six Guber Candidates Step down For Gbemi in Kwara

The chances of sweeping the polls in Kwara state at the April general elections by the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has become brighter following the defection yesterday of the chairmen, gubernatorial candidates, members of six opposition parties and their supporters in the state to the ACPN. The parties are the Labour Party, National […]

Rivers group warns against threat to Amaechi’s life

THE Rivers People Congress, yesterday, warned that no harm  must befall the state governor, Chibuike Rotimi  Amaechi. National leader of the group, Chief Martins Kunumgbe, in a statement said the Federal Government should offer protection to the citizens, adding that a strong security presence is needed in the riverine parts of the state. The statement […]

Corrupt people are afraid of me – Buhari

THE presidential candidate of Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd), has said his administration would ensure even development of the country and judicious application of resources, insisting that it was only corrupt Nigerians that were afraid of him coming to office. Speaking in Onitsha during his campaign tour of Anambra State, Buhari […]

We’ll remove immunity clause, Buhari insists

Former Head of State and presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) has insisted that his government would remove the immunity clause that protects public office holders. He said propriety and accountability could not be compromised. Buhari made the assertion yesterday in Lagos while presenting his party’s manifesto. He […]

39 Corps members nabbed in Kogi

Thirty-nine Corps members who are Adhoc staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were yesterday arrested by the police in Lokoja, Kogi State for allegedly holding a secret meeting on how to rig Saturday’s rescheduled National Assembly election in the state. They were arrested in the GRA house of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart […]

Ikemba Dim Ojukwu returns soon

The family of ailing ex-Biafran warlord, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, has dismissed as a blatant lie and cheap blackmail, claims by his first son, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu Jnr, on December 23, that his father is still lying critically ill in a London hospital in the same condition he left the country. Speaking through its lawyer, Chief (Sir) […]

Election suspended in 13 senatorial districts – 45 constituencies too

Faced with Herculean task of printing more ballot papers for the rescheduled Saturday’s National Assembly Election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has turned to local contractors to deliver 19 million fresh ballot papers before Saturday. The ballot papers are to replace those already used in many states during the aborted April 2 election. However, […]

Saturday polls shaky -Jega, REC’s can’t reach a decision – Fears of possible shift loom over logistics problem

The situation reports from the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) on the magnitude of the logistic problems facing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cast a pall of uncertainty on Saturday’s rescheduled National Assembly election. After a nine-hour meeting with the RECs in Abuja yesterday, sources told Daily Sun that the commission could not conclude […]

NTA turns down Shekarau TV commercial

The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) has turned down a paid television commercial featuring Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, presidential candidate of the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP) and Kano State Governor. The commercial, produced by the Shekarau for Nigeria Campaign Organisation (SfN), is adapted from the NN24 presidential debate, where Mallam Shekarau was deemed to have performed […]

Tension in A’Ibom as police prepare to arraign Akpanudoedehe

Tension on Tuesday enveloped Uyo as the police prepared to arraign the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) gubernatorial candidate, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, in court. Anti-riot policemen took over the town and court premises even as the police could not bring the politician, abducted on the court premises in Abuja last week, to any of the […]

YCE, Yoruba Ronu disagree on alleged disgrace of monarchs by Obasanjo


YCE, Yoruba Ronu disagree on alleged disgrace of monarchs by Obasanjo


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