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Laurent Gbagbo: Quel Gachis! – By Sunny Chris Okenwa

 BY Sunny Chris Okenwa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast – April 20, 2011 – When the Belgian sociologist, Benoît Scheuer, came to Cote d’Ivoire in the late 90’s during the presidency of Henry Konan Bedie he spent some weeks (nay months) in Abidjan and elsewhere in the hinterland and came out with a block-burster documentary with the […]

US, UK, France, Ouattara, others congratulate Jonathan

  WORLD leaders and international groups have congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan on his victory in the presidential election. In separate statements by the United States, United Kingdom, France and other bodies, the countries noted that by the peaceful conduct of the general elections, Nigeria had taken an important step forward in its development and in […]

Kano: Court returns Masari as CPC gov candidate

  The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has upheld the appeal filed by former House of Representatives Speaker, Aminu Masari, by returning him as the Katsina State CPC governorship candidate. Delivering judgment on Wednesday, Justice Jimi Bada said the appellants were able to convince the court that the party primary, which Masari emerged as the […]

Easter: Sultan greets Christians

 The President-General of Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has sent a message of goodwill to Christians on the Easter celebration. The special Easter message, was signed by NSCIA Secretary General, Dr. AbdulLateef Adegbite, and addressed to the National President of Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor. Abubakar urged Christians to […]

How pastor duped me of N6.65m – Victim

  A businesswoman, Mrs Rose Bello, on Wednesday told a Lagos High Court in Ikeja how a pastor of the Foursquare Gospel Church, Revd. Kehinde Akanji, and two others defrauded her of N6.6m in a purported contract transaction. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had arraigned Akanji, Enoch Idris and Amuzie Oku-Ani and the Communication […]

Ogun: Commissioner beats coach

  A coach in the Ogun State Ministry of Sports and Youths Development, Mr. Olakunle Ogidan, has been battered, allegedly by a serving commissioner in the state. Ogidan, who is currently recuperating at the state hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta, said he was beaten by the Commissioner for Sports, Mr. Bukola Olopade. Our correspondent gathered that Ogidan, […]

Presidential poll: Coalition of 45 political parties hails Jonathan’s victory

The Coalition of 45 registered political parties on Wednesday hailed the victory of President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in last Saturday’s election and called on his co-contestants to put the outcome of the poll behind them and join the winner in moving the nation forward. Addressing newsmen in Abuja at a world […]

Nigeria lost N210bn on NASS, presidential election days -Lagos Chamber of Commerce

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has estimated that Nigeria lost the sum of N210 billion Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a figure which was arrived at, based on the first day of the (National Assembly) election which was later cancelled and the other two days when the rescheduled National Assembly election and the […]

Picture: Nigerian footballer, Olufemi Adebayo dies

The late footballer, Olufemi Adebayo’s mother, Mrs. Titilayo Adefemi, yesterday, lamented that it was a long time she saw her son even before his sudden death on Monday. Mrs. Adefemi, speaking at the family home in Ikorodu, Lagos, regretted that she would not see her son alive again. She revealed that she had not set […]

Delta: Guber poll: FG deploys armoured tanks

The Federal Government has deployed more armoured tanks to Delta State, in readiness for next Tuesday’s gubernatorial election just as an elder statesman, Chief Moses Odeh, has sued for calm during the exercise. Daily Sun investigation revealed that about 20 armoured tanks were deployed on Wednesday to Delta State from neighbouring states, such as Rivers […]

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