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APGA alleges plot to rig Imo guber supplementary poll

ABAKALIKI-  Barely two days to the supplementary election ordered by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the stalemated Imo State governorship poll, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Wednesday alleged plot by the ruling party in the state to rig the supplementary election through stuffing of ballot boxes with already thumb-printed ballot papers in favour […]

Anambra: Catholic community in Nsukka buries mad woman like queen

For those who knew her, it would have been better passed as an April Fool joke as the news filtered on April 1, that Ngozi Ogbe, nee Obetta, had died. Ngozi had lived in refuse dump for 25 years, where she delivered and nurtured a son, but was retrieved and rehabilitated by a Catholic sister. […]

Imo State, Who Doubts Jega – By Philips Akpoviri

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” – Martin Luther King Jr.  By Philips Akpoviri, NNP, May 4, 2011- I am neither an Imo state resident nor an Imo state indigene.  I am of Delta state extraction – a proud Deltan but a prouder Nigerian. My friend who saw this piece prior to publication […]

The Waitress Who Will Vote for Ohakim Again – By Uwadi Kenneth

By Uwadi Kenneth, Imo, Nigeria – May 4, 2011 – I drove into Easy Gate Hotel in Owerri,Imo State of Nigeria, last week Friday with burning anger  in my heart, hot, bitter anger. I have good reasons to be angry. It tears out my heart. The governorship election conducted on April 26, 2011 in Imo […]

FG offers African Cup winning Flying Eagles scholarship

The Federal Government yesterday treated the Flying Eagles to a rousing welcome as the team arrived Nigeria with the Africa Youth Championship trophy won in South Africa for the sixth time. Speaking at the Presidential Dinner for the victorious team at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Ikeja, Lagos on Monday, Sports Minister and Chairman […]

South-east divided over speaker, party chairmanship…As North strategises for 2015

Sharing of the spoils of ‘war’ by the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is threatening the harmony and cohesion amongst the disparate geo-political zones in the country. In the South-east, a battle of sorts is raging within the PDP in the zone and in the apex-socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze. At the root of the disagreement is […]

S’West senator, ex-gov fight over SGF slot

The scramble for juicy slots in the emerging cabinet of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president-elect is already threatening the warm relationship between certain stalwarts of the party in the South-west, Daily Sun can authoritatively reveal. A former governor in the South -west who recently lost out in his bid for senatorial seat and a […]

America sends elite team to guard Obama’s grandmother in Kenya

America has sent an elite team of agents to protect President Barack Obama’s grandmother in Kenya. White House sources said security had been heightened at her Kogelo rural home following the killing of al-Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden. Also more police officers have beeOn deployed to man Mama Sarah Obama’s in homestead western Kenya following […]

Supreme Court: Jonathan submits three names to Senate for confirmation

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday sent names of three Justices of the Court of Appeal to the Senate for screening and confirmation as Justices of the Supreme Court. Their appointments followed the retirement of Justices of the apex court, Justices G. A. Oguntade, J. O. Ogebe, Niki Tobi and I. F. Ogbuagu. In a letter addressed […]

EFCC re-arrests former bank chiefs – Akingbola, Nwosu, Adigwe …to be arraigned today

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arrested former bank chiefs being prosecuted over alleged corruption. The affected bank chiefs including Erastus Akingbola, formerly of Intercontinental Bank, Sebastine Adigwe, Afribank Plc, Okey Nwosu, Finbank Plc and others were re-arrested yesterday during their weekly visits to EFCC’s office as part of their bail conditions. When […]



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