NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY’S DAILY SUN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 JUNE, 2018].

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Nigeria vs Argentina’: Nigerians show support for Eagles
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Nigeria will face Argentina in today by 7pm to either move to the round of 16 or be eliminated . This would be the fifth time Nigeria will be facing Argentina in the World cup Group Stage. The Eagles were confronted with Argentina in 1994,2002, 2010 and 2014 an unluckily lost all the matches,but with…The post Nigeria vs Argentina: Nigerians show support for Eagles appeared first on The Sun News.
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IGP Idris, COSROPIN seek legislative support for the elderly
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Okwe Obi, Abuja Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has called for legislative support for the elderly ones in other to protect them from unwarranted abuse and forceful confinement. IGP Idris, also vowed not to take it easy with those especially the young ones who take delight in harassing and intimidating the elderly. Represented…The post IGP Idris, COSROPIN seek legislative support for the elderly appeared first on The Sun News.
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Only internal democracy’ll guarantee APC victory in 2019 ‘ Chief Ogbodo
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Raphael Ede, Enugu Ahead of the 2019 general elections, factional chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Enugu State chapter, Chief Okey Ogbodo, has charged the newly-elected national working committee to ensure the enthronement of internal democracy in the party to guarantee better electoral returns. According to Ogbodo, Only internal democracy within our great party shall…The post Only internal democracyll guarantee APC victory in 2019 Chief Ogbodo appeared first on The Sun News.
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Ekiti guber: Again, crisis rocks Mega party
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Wole Balogun, Ado-Ekiti Again, a major crisis has rocked Mega Party of Nigeria in Ekiti State as the winner of the May 12 primary of the party, Dr. Sunday Balogun, has filed a suit against the adopted candidate, Chief Adebisi Omoyeni. In the Originating Summons filed before a Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti, on Monday, Balogun…The post Ekiti guber: Again, crisis rocks Mega party appeared first on The Sun News.
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Continue to raise the bar of excellence, Ambode urges civil servants
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Monday evening, urged civil servants in the State to continue to give their best to raise the bar of excellence which the State Public Service is known for, saying such was important to keep the State working efficiently. Speaking at a special dinner to honour outstanding public servants…The post Continue to raise the bar of excellence, Ambode urges civil servants appeared first on The Sun News.
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FG condoles D’banj over son’s death
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Federal Government has condoned Afro pop musician, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (also known as Dbanj) over the death of his son, Daniel. One-year-old Daniel was said to have drowned in a swimming pool, on Saturday, in the absence of his father. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a statement…The post FG condoles D’banj over sons death appeared first on The Sun News.
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Crisis rocks Kogi SDP
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja Crisis is currently rocking the new Social Democratic Party (SDP), in Kogi State, as the party is now reportedly split into three factional groups. The factional group , it was learnt, are being championed by three prominent politicians in the state who are said to be having governorship ambitions. One of the…The post Crisis rocks Kogi SDP appeared first on The Sun News.
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Niger govt. lauds IFAD-VCDP for introducing farmers’ forum
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
NAN The Niger Government on Tuesday commended the Value Chain Development Programme of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD-VCDP) for initiating the Commodity Alliance Forum (CAF) for farmers in the state. Malam Haruna Dukku, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, conveyed the commendation in Minna at the opening of the second quarter 2018…The post Niger govt. lauds IFAD-VCDP for introducing farmers’ forum appeared first on The Sun News.
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WHO sees Ebola outbreak under control in Congo
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
dpa/NAN The spread of Ebola seems to have been stopped in Congo, less than three months after the outbreak of the deadly disease was declared, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported on Tuesday. ‘The UN agency is cautiously confident that the outbreak has been contained,” a spokesman told a news conference in Geneva. The last…The post WHO sees Ebola outbreak under control in Congo appeared first on The Sun News.
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Military arrests 5 for allegedly setting ablaze Fulani settlement
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
BillyGraham Abel, Yola In less than 24 hours after suspected herdsmen attacked and killed 21 people during a wake in Dowaya village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State, the 23 Armoured Brigade, Yola, said it has arrested five persons, not in connection to the killings, but for allegedly setting ablaze a Fulani settlement…The post Military arrests 5 for allegedly setting ablaze Fulani settlement appeared first on The Sun News.
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FG to release N10b for rehabilitation of Plateau farmers b ‘ Osinbajo
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Gyang Bere, Jos Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government would release N10 billion to rehabilitate and relocate farmers who have been displaced from their ancestral homes in Plateau State. Osinbajo disclosed this, on Monday night, while briefing Journalists in Jos after a closed door meeting with warring communities in Plateau State….The post FG to release N10b for rehabilitation of Plateau farmers b Osinbajo appeared first on The Sun News.
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2019: Quit lamentations, join politics, Ohanaeze advise Nigerians
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has encouraged Nigerians to end lamentations and side-talks about the supposed ineptitude of political leaders, and participate deeply in the political process in order to produce quality and experienced political leaders. The Igbo socio-cultural organisation believed that socioeconomic underdevelopment in Nigeria was as a result of poor political leadership…The post 2019: Quit lamentations, join politics, Ohanaeze advise Nigerians appeared first on The Sun
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Soldiers nab Boko Haram fuel suppliers in Gombe
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Army said its troops on internal security operations in Gombe State have arrested two persons suspected to be supplying petrol to members of the Boko Haram terrorist group. The suspects are Mohammed Adamu Zika, a driver, and Bukar Adamu Haji, assistant station manager in one of the fuel stations in…The post Soldiers nab Boko Haram fuel suppliers in Gombe appeared first on The Sun News.
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Ortom condoles Lalong over Plateau killings
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has sympathised with his Plateau State counterpart, Governor Simon Lalong and the entire people of the state over the recent attacks in the state which left many innocent people dead and property worth millions of naira destroyed. Governor Ortom, in a statement signed by his Chief…The post Ortom condoles Lalong over Plateau killings appeared first on The Sun News.
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Osinbajo receives Mayor of London, Bowman
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Segun Adio Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, received the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Charles Bowman at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, in Abuja. Bowman led a delegation of business and investment interests from the United Kingdom. Also in attendance at the meeting were British High Commissioner in Nigeria Paul Arkwright,…The post Osinbajo receives Mayor of London, Bowman appeared first on The Sun News.
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JUST IN: Buhari in Calabar to commission Rice Seedling Factory
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Segun Adio President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Calabar, Cross River State, where he is billed to commission Automated Rice Seed & Seedling Factory. He was received at the Calabar airport by Governor Ben Ayade of the state. Details later The post JUST IN: Buhari in Calabar to commission Rice Seedling Factory appeared first on The Sun News.
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Airtel, 9mobile bicker over transfer of Visafone’s 800MHz to MTN
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Airtel and 9mobile, mobile network operators in the country, have opposed the transfer of an 800MHz from Visafone Communications to MTN Nigeria. Speaking in Abuja on Monday at a public inquiry organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), representatives of the operators said transferring the spectrum to MTN could result in a monopoly. Chidozie Arinze,…The post Airtel, 9mobile bicker over transfer of Visafone’s 800MHz to MTN appeared first on The Sun News.
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Tiffany Haddish, others, are Among the Film Academy’s Newest Invitees
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Time The organization that bestows the Oscars is continuing to lean into its promise to make its ranks more diverse by inviting a record 928 new members representing 59 countries to join including actors Tiffany Haddish, Kumail Nanjiani, Gina Rodriguez and ‘The Rider’ filmmaker Chloe Zhao. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says…The post Tiffany Haddish, others, are Among the Film Academys Newest Invitees appeared first on The Sun News.
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Nigeria overtakes India as world’s poverty capital
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Nigeria has now taken over as the nation with the highest number of extremely poor people, a report by Brookings Institution has shown. Before now, India used to hold the position with a population of 1.324 billion people as against Nigeria’s 200 million. According to the report, the number of Nigerians in extreme poverty increases…The post Nigeria overtakes India as worlds poverty capital appeared first on The Sun News.
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No apologies for sack of fake workers, says Bayelsa govt.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Government says it owes nobody any apologies for removing ghost names and fake workers who came into its public service through dubious means. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson stated this at Oporoma, headquarters of the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area during the grand finale of…The post No apologies for sack of fake workers, says Bayelsa govt. appeared first on The Sun News.
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JUST IN: Journalists barred from covering Atiku’s visit to Delta
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Paul Osuyi, Asaba Security operatives, on Tuesday morning, barred journalists from covering the arrival of a former Vice President Atiku Abubakar at the Asaba Airport in Delta State. Atiku who is a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is paying a consultation visit to the state where he will hold…The post JUST IN: Journalists barred from covering Atikus visit to Delta appeared first on The Sun News.
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NANS condemns Plateau attack, commiserates with people, govt.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
NAN The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), on Tuesday, condemned the latest attack in Plateau State by suspected herdsmen which left more 80 people dead. Three council areas in the Plateau State were attacked leaving scores killed, several others injured and property and homes razed by the attackers last Sunday. In a statement issued,…The post NANS condemns Plateau attack, commiserates with people, govt. appeared first on The Sun News.
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Leadership: Nigerian youths tasked on mentoring, right knowledge
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Laide Raheem, Abeokuta A youth development expert, Ayodeji Omonuade Adesina, has tasked Nigerian youths on the need to undergo leadership mentoring and equip themselves with the right knowledge, if they are to attain position of leadership. Adesina, gave this task on the sideline of a youth seminar, organised by Young Leaders Initiative (YLI), held at…The post Leadership: Nigerian youths tasked on mentoring, right knowledge appeared first on The Sun News.
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JUST IN: Hundreds of PDP supporters await Atiku’s arrival in Asaba
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Paul Osuyi, Asaba Hundreds of supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are currently at the Asaba airport, awaiting the arrival of a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. Abubakar is currently touring the southern parts of the country in continuation of his consultation with critical stakeholders in his bid to seek the presidential ticked of…The post JUST IN: Hundreds of PDP supporters await Atiku’s arrival in Asaba appeared first on The Sun News.
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Varsity don blames politicians for radiography quackery in Nigeria
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Aloysius Attah, Onitsha A university lecturer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, College of Medicine, Nnewi Campus, Anambra State, , Dr. Anthony Ugwu, has blamed politicians for the medical radiography quackery in Nigeria. Dr. Ugwu who is currently in the University of Zimbabwe for external examination of final year radiography students is billed to also audit…The post Varsity don blames politicians for radiography quackery in Nigeria appeared first on The Sun News.
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Israeli missiles land in Damascus
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
NAN Reports say that two Israeli missiles fired by Israel have landed near Damascus International Airport late Monday. The state-run Syrian media reported that the missiles hit an arms depot belonging to the Lebanese Shiite Movement Hezbollah. According to the media, the head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Rahman, confirmed early…The post Israeli missiles land in Damascus appeared first on The Sun News.
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Lamido lauds Wike’s investments in education
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Tony John, Port Harcourt A former governor of Jigawa State, Dr. Sule Lamido, has said that the investments of Governor Nyesom Wike Rivers State, in the educational sector, are divine as they empower future generations. Lamido made the remark, on Monday, when he commissioned the Government Secondary School, Onne, reconstructed by the Wike administration in…The post Lamido lauds Wikes investments in education appeared first on The Sun News.
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Cordros Target-Date Mutual Funds scheme opens for subscription
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Chinwendu Obienyi and Uche Henry The two target-date mutual funds being promoted by Cordros Asset Management Limited (CAML), a subsidiary of Cordros Capital Limited (CCL), have opened for public subscription. A target-date fund is a fund offered by an investment company that seeks to grow assets over a specified period of time for a targeted…The post Cordros Target-Date Mutual Funds scheme opens for subscription appeared first on The Sun News.
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Stakeholders back Delta Financial Management Bill
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Paul Osuyi, Asaba Relevant stakeholders in Delta State have thrown their weight behind the bill for a law to regulate financial management of the state government. Speaking at a public hearing on the bill organised by the state House of Assembly, the stakeholders stressed the need for prudent management of the state resources to engender…The post Stakeholders back Delta Financial Management Bill appeared first on The Sun News.
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Musa mobbed by fans, journalists, personalities
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Leicester City of England attacker, Ahmed Musa is once again the beautiful bride all Nigerian football fans will love to hobnob with, following his heroic brace of goals against Icelandon Friday. No sooner had the Super Eagles returned to their base camp in Essentuki, Russia than several ecstatic fans, with Musa the centre of all…The post Musa mobbed by fans, journalists, personalities appeared first on The Sun News.
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CAA Asaba 2018: Kenya unveils 61-man list
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
A 61-member formidable team has been selected by Athletics Kenya to represent the country at the 21st Africa Senior Athletics Championships billed for Asaba, Delta State. The 61 athletes were selected over the weekend after a keenly contested three-day National Trials was completed at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi. Those selected to represent Kenya in…The post CAA Asaba 2018: Kenya unveils 61-man list appeared first on The Sun News.
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World cup qualifiers: Indoor Sports Hall wears new look
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
With less than 4 days to the commencement of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World cup qualifiers, the Indoor Sports hall, Surulere, Lagos is wearing a new look as renovation of one of the biggest sporting facilities in West Africa sub region continues. The renovation which is being carried out by the Nigeria Basketball Federation is…The post World cup qualifiers: Indoor Sports Hall wears new look appeared first on The Sun News.
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Idowu: We want to end Messi’s career
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Nigeria must make sure todays match against Argentina in St Petersburg is Lionel Messis last at a World Cup, says full-back Brian Idowu. Argentinas campaign in Russia is veering close to implosion after Messi missed a penalty in their opening 1-1 draw against Iceland and Croatia made the most of an abject display from Jorge…The post Idowu: We want to end Messis career appeared first on The Sun News.
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Anxiety as gunmen murder Imo monarch, kidnap corpse
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Stanley Uzoaru Owerri The people of Mgbe community in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State are presently tensed following the murder of their traditional ruler, Eze Bredan Ibekwe by unknown gunmen suspected to be hired assassins . According to a source who narrated the incident to Daily Sun, the gunmen were said to have…The post Anxiety as gunmen murder Imo monarch, kidnap corpse appeared first on The Sun News.
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We’ll play the game of our lives ‘ Ebuehi
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Super Eagles defender, Tyronne Ebuehi has said that the team is fired up to wreak havoc on Argentina in todays Group D last match of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Ebuehi made his competitive debut for Nigeria in the teams 2-0 win over Iceland last week Friday after coming on as a substitute for…The post Well play the game of our lives Ebuehi appeared first on The Sun News.
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Super Eagles may meet France, Denmark in Rd of 16
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
The Super Eagles will likely meet either of France and Denmark in the Round of 16 should they defeat Argentina today and qualify from group D of the Russia 2018 World Cup. France and Denmark, two countries that have met Nigeria in the FIFA World Cup Round of 16 over the past 20 years, are…The post Super Eagles may meet France, Denmark in Rd of 16 appeared first on The Sun News.
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CLO writes Buhari over Bayelsa varsity killings
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) has written to President Mohammadu Buhari calling for an independent probe on the killing at the Bayelsa State owned Niger Delta University (NDU) during last month unrest. The petition also addressed to the National Human Right Commission (NHRC) alleged that the Nigerian Police killed 10 innocent persons…The post CLO writes Buhari over Bayelsa varsity killings appeared first on The Sun News.
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Kwes sets up Nigeria studio for FIFA World Cup
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
To provide the best possible coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Kwes has set-up a studio facility in Lagos, catering to audiences of Kwes Free Sports (KFS) UHF 32 and sub-licensed stations of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) network, including the NTA and AIT networks. The Kwes Free Sports (KFS) studio in Lagos…The post Kwes sets up Nigeria studio for FIFA World Cup appeared first on The Sun News.
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Sampaoli: Argentina begins World Cup against Nigeria
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Argentina head coach Jorge Sampaoli has boasted that the South American giants will beginning their campaign at the FIFA World Cup against Nigeria in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The two-time winners started the tournament poorly and currently sit bottom of their group, having picked up just a single point from their opening two games. But Sampaoli…The post Sampaoli: Argentina begins World Cup against Nigeria appeared first on The Sun News.
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OAU and sex
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
The OAU in the above headline refers to Obafemi Awolowo University tucked away in a sprawling villageThe post OAU and sex appeared first on The Sun News.
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Child marriage and the SDGs in Africa
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Noura Hussein Hammad was forced to experience the misery of child marriage at the age of 15. DespiteThe post Child marriage and the SDGs in Africa appeared first on The Sun News.
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2018 budget: Playing the blame game is not the solution
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
IF you want to catch sight of Nigeria’s pork barrel politics which has unfortunately become one ofThe post 2018 budget: Playing the blame game is not the solution appeared first on The Sun News.
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New security architecture for Nigeria: VGN’s approach
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
By OTUNBA JAMES UDOMA, Lagos State VGN COMMANDANT When will the mass murder of Nigerians in Benue andThe post New security architecture for Nigeria: VGN’s approach appeared first on The Sun News.
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The heroism of the ‘Malian Spiderman
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
When Mamoudou Gassama, 22, saw a toddler dangling at the fourth floor balcony of a Paris high-rise fromThe post The heroism of the ‘Malian Spiderman’ appeared first on The Sun News.
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Obasanjo sympathizes with singer Dbanj over son’s death
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, sent his condolence to popular singer, Daniel Oyebanjo,The post Obasanjo sympathizes with singer Dbanj over son’s death appeared first on The Sun News.
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The Best Natural & Protective Styles At The 2018 BET Awards
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Refinery29 Theres a reason why youll see the BET Awards referred to as a family reunionThe post The Best Natural & Protective Styles At The 2018 BET Awards appeared first on The Sun News.
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Jamie Foxx Hosted The 2018 BET Awards Amid Assault Allegations
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
Bustle This Sunday is a night in Hollywood sure had the internet talking. The 2018 BET Awards includedThe post Jamie Foxx Hosted The 2018 BET Awards Amid Assault Allegations appeared first on The Sun News.
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BET awards 2018 Complete Winners List
Tue, 26 Jun 2018
The 2018 BET awards took place Sunday atLos Angeles’ Microsoft Theater, Kendrick Lamar taking homeThe post BET awards 2018 Complete Winners List appeared first on The Sun News.
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