NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY’S DAILY SUN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [18 AUGUST, 2018].

BREAKING: Ex-UN scribe, Kofi Annan is dead
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
CNN Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kofi Annan, has died at age 80, his Foundation confirmed, on Saturday. Annan, who was born in Ghana in 1938, served as the seventh UN Secretary-General, from 1997 to 2006, and was the first to rise from within the ranks of the United Nations staff. He…The post BREAKING: Ex-UN scribe, Kofi Annan is dead appeared first on – The Sun News.
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UN remembers victims of Baghdad, Abuja UN building bombings
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
NAN Victims of the UN building bombings in Baghdad, Abuja and others cities around the world have been remembered by the United Nations to commemorate the 2018 World Humanitarian Day. Remembering 22 colleagues killed by the ‘horrific terrorist attack’ on the UN headquarters in Baghdad 15 years ago,Secretary-General Antnio Guterres called on all staff to…The post UN remembers victims of Baghdad, Abuja UN building bombings appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Collapsed Building: FCT Minister assures adequate emergency care for victims
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
NAN Malam Muhammad Bello, Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has assured the public of adequate emergency medical care for victims of the Jabi, Abuja, collapsed building. Bello said this in a statement signed by Mr Cosmas Uzodinma, Chief Press Secretary, FCT on Friday in Abuja. The Minister was on ground at the site of the…The post Collapsed Building: FCT Minister assures adequate emergency care for victims appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Raonic puts up fight but still can’t solve Djokovic at Cincinnati Open
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
CBS Milos Raonic still has no answer for Novak Djokovic. Despite pushing the 13-time Grand Slam winner to three sets, the native of Thornhill, Ont., couldnt solve Djokovic, losing 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in the quarter-final of the Western and Southern Open on Friday. With the loss, Raonic, the 29th-ranked player in the world, dropped to…The post Raonic puts up fight but still cant solve Djokovic at Cincinnati Open appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Why I post my nude photos on social media ‘ Gifty, ex-BBNaija housemate
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Former Big Brother Naija housemate Gifty Powers doesn’t care whose horse is gored when it comes to flaunting her nude photos on social media. As a matter of fact, she loves being controversial and she has no apologies for that. Hear her: ‘I love being controversial. It puts food on my table. It’s very hard…The post Why I post my nude photos on social media ‘ Gifty, ex-BBNaija housemate appeared first on – The Sun News.
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I don’t pity some men having marital crises ‘ Damilola Adegbite
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Nollywood actressDamilola Adegbite has revealed why some young marriages don’t survivethe test of time. To her, it is because some men are out to deliberately hurt women who are in romantic relationship with them. The mother of one, whose marriage to actor Chris Attoh crashed two years after a glamorous wedding, revealed that she doesn’t…The post I don’t pity some men having marital crises ‘ Damilola Adegbite appeared first on – The Sun News.
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The Authority of the believer [1]
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Osondu Anyalechi Moses, all the years, had been standing up, sitting down, lying down, sleeping, dreaming, waking up, and in fact, doing things normal people do. By his side, and sometimes in his hand, was a rod, a companion, he never conceived in his mind, great and marvelous things he could be doing with it….The post The Authority of the believer [1] appeared first on – The Sun News.
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2019: Trouble looms in Bayelsa PDP over automatic return tickets
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Trouble is looming in the Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the party inches towards picking candidates for the National Assembly and House of Assembly elections. According to investigations, aside the issue of zoning and rotation which guides the picking of candidates for the various seats, the party…The post 2019: Trouble looms in Bayelsa PDP over automatic return tickets appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Alagbaoso releases The Joy of Professor Abednego, reissues 11 titles
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Alagbaoso makes The Joy of Professor Abednego Jnr. a good read for diverse readers, as well as highly performable in schools, troupes and companies. Henry Akubuiro Prolific Nigerian playwright and novelist, Hon. Jerry Alagbaoso, has released another play, The Joy of Professor Abednego (2018), published by Kraft Books Limited, Ibadan. The 83-page book has a…The post Alagbaoso releases The Joy of Professor Abednego, reissues 11 titles appeared first on – The Sun News.
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F.C. Ogbalu: Father of Igbo language, literature (2)
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
As a leading official of the Society for Promoting Igbo Language and Culture, which I founded in 1949, I did not spare them in my speeches CONTINUED FROM LAST EDITION Chika Abanobi ‘I decided to produce manuscripts for the publication of books that could meet my students’ needs. Unfortunately, neither Rev. Solaru’s O.U.P. nor any…The post F.C. Ogbalu: Father of Igbo language, literature (2) appeared first on – The Sun News.
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On ranching law we stand ‘ Tiv traditional council declares
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Tiv Traditional Council (TTC), culturally known as Ijir Tamen, has unanimously agreed to stand by Governor Samuel Ortom in the implementation of the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law. The Council,, which made its position known at its meeting, in Gboko, the traditional headquarters of the Tiv nation, on Friday,…The post On ranching law we stand ‘ Tiv traditional council declares appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Diamond Couple: Mr and Mrs Adeyanju
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Once the cupid arrow called ‘love’ has struck, it is usually a journey of no return for some, while for others, time, distance and other intervening relationships pull them apart. In the case of Mrs. Jumoke Justina Adeyanju and her sweetheart of 28 years, Mr. Adewumi Raphael Adeyanju, both from Okemesi, Ekiti State, the first…The post Diamond Couple: Mr and Mrs Adeyanju appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Federer edges Wawrinka in quarterfinal thriller in Cincinnati
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Tennis A tireless Roger Federer wowed the crowds not once but twice at the Western & Southern OpenThe post Federer edges Wawrinka in quarterfinal thriller in Cincinnati appeared first on – The Sun News.
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There’s deliberate policy of govt. to undermine public varsity ‘ ASUU
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has raised the alarm over whatThe post There’s deliberate policy of govt. to undermine public varsity ASUU appeared first on – The Sun News.
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FG rubbishes claim of insufficient bags to stock rice
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government has countered the claim alleging that it wanted to flood the marketThe post FG rubbishes claim of insufficient bags to stock rice appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Group donates 160 aprons to market women in FCT
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Samuel Bello, Abuja In a bid to fight health and environmental hazards in the country, the Umuada Di-IgboThe post Group donates 160 aprons to market women in FCT appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Police parade septuagenarian, 101 suspected criminals
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Tony Osauzo and Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin A 77-year-old man, Osarumwese Osahon, was among 102 suspectedThe post Police parade septuagenarian, 101 suspected criminals appeared first on – The Sun News.
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UPP won’t field presidential candidate in 2019, says Chekwas Okorie
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Fred Ezeh, Abuja As 2019 political activities gather momentum, the United Progressive Party (UPP) hasThe post UPP won’t field presidential candidate in 2019, says Chekwas Okorie appeared first on – The Sun News.
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My designs are simple but classy ‘ Fafowora
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Just like the other ‘Hallero’ brands, our new outlet will showcase simple and classy pieces with full attention paid to details. Agatha Emeadi Fifteen years into creating quality fashion designs, Alero Fafowora has paved way for a new generation of designers by constantly producing stunning and unique outfits. READ ALSO:Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead…The post My designs are simple but classy ‘ Fafowora appeared first on – The Sun News.
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How I became Edo governor, APC national chairman ‘ Oyegun
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
APC national chairman, of course, is the apex of what one can be in political party administration and management. Aidoghie Paulinus Immediate past National Chairman of the All ProgressivesCongress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has sensationally revealed that his political feats were not miraculous. The former top civil servant and erstwhile governor of Edo state, spoke…The post How I became Edo governor, APC national chairman Oyegun appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Tsav is a betrayer of Benue people ‘ Waku
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
If Governor Ortom speaks out in defence and in the interest of Benue people, I don’t see anyreasonThe post Tsav is a betrayer of Benue people Waku appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Benue Crisis: Ortom is a failure as Governor ‘ Abubakar Tsav
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Benue State governor, Mr Samuel Ortom has been described as a failure. Former Lagos State CommissionerThe post Benue Crisis: Ortom is a failure as Governor Abubakar Tsav appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Why we block Lagos roads ‘ Aboyeji, Tanker Drivers boss
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
When these containers block tanker drivers, will our members climb over them to go into the tank farms’The post Why we block Lagos roads Aboyeji, Tanker Drivers boss appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Why North is shopping for Buhari’s replacement ‘ Prof Ango Abdullahi, Chairman, Northern Elders Forum
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
I have one vote. My one vote will go towards finding a replacement. Nigerians will decide whether somebodyThe post Why North is shopping for Buharis replacement Prof Ango Abdullahi, Chairman, Northern Elders Forum appeared first on – The Sun News.
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We’re already collecting signatures for Saraki’s impeachment ‘ Farouk Aliyu
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
As for Saraki, we shall remove him. Let him convene the National Assembly. We are slowly getting theThe post Were already collecting signatures for Sarakis impeachment Farouk Aliyu appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Real orders Hazard to do a ‘Courtois’ on Chelsea
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Florentino Perez has reportedly asked Eden Hazard to force through a transfer from Chelsea to Real MadridThe post Real orders Hazard to do a Courtois on Chelsea appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Messi’s brother bags two-year jail sentence
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi’s brother was sentenced to 2 and a half years in prison for illegallyThe post Messis brother bags two-year jail sentence appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Willian set for two-year Blues deal
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Chelsea are reportedly ready to offer Willian a new two-year contract in a bid to ward off interest fromThe post Willian set for two-year Blues deal appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Fury-Wilder clash to be confirmed today
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will face off in the ring today and formally announce their heavyweightThe post Fury-Wilder clash to be confirmed today appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Oyo to partner Lions Club to check diabetes, paediatric cancer, others
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Friday, promised the readiness of his administrationThe post Oyo to partner Lions Club to check diabetes, paediatric cancer, others appeared first on – The Sun News.
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LG autonomy germane to national devt. ‘ Kaduna aspirant
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Sola Ojo, Kaduna A legislative aspirant who is hoping to be elected as member of Kaduna State House ofThe post LG autonomy germane to national devt. ‘ Kaduna aspirant appeared first on – The Sun News.
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President Buhari arrives Nigeria today
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari will, this evening, arrive the country after a 10-day vacation in London.The post President Buhari arrives Nigeria today appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Alleged forgery: Police summon Senator Adeleke, Timi of Ede for interrogation
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
School principal points accusing fingers at the Timi of Ede, Senator Ademola Adeleke, among other personalitiesThe post Alleged forgery: Police summon Senator Adeleke, Timi of Ede for interrogation appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Why some men suddenly pull away
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
One reason a man will pull away is because he may have had his heart broken in the past, he may pullThe post Why some men suddenly pull away appeared first on – The Sun News.
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I suspect my wife, she’s too active!
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
I suspect she could be a better manager of people and resources. I have a feeling if I’d travelledThe post I suspect my wife, she’s too active! appeared first on – The Sun News.
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If you Saraki me, I Oshiomhole you
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
I asked him about the two-third number of lawmakers that Saraki said would be needed to impeach him likeThe post If you Saraki me, I Oshiomhole you appeared first on – The Sun News.
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NASS: A season of anomie
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Last week Tuesday, Nigerians woke up to the news of the blockade of the National Assembly, by armed operativesThe post NASS: A season of anomie appeared first on – The Sun News.
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If only you were here
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
The bishop pointed out the essence of true leadership which is leaving behind a good legacy theThe post If only you were here appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Things good men don’t do in relationships
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Good men don’t make you feel like an afterthought. He doesn’t play games with your heart. He doesn’tThe post Things good men don’t do in relationships appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Life inside police barracks
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
At Obalende police barracks, some of them were seen hawking sachets of water with the view to contributingThe post Life inside police barracks appeared first on – The Sun News.
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SACRILEGE!
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
I almost fainted when I read the text. It was my daughter telling him ‘mummy has discoveredThe post SACRILEGE! appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Teresa Ameh: How little boy made me a writer
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Few writers in Nigeria have shown the level of commitment shown by Teresa Ameh towards the juvenilia in Nigerian literature. Not only is she prolific, with eight children’s books so far, she also runs a children’s book club and a pet project, Aunty Tatalu Read. The Abuja-based writer is the author of The Stepmother and…The post Teresa Ameh: How little boy made me a writer appeared first on – The Sun News.
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PEACE PERRY 08160107204
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
PEACE PERRY 08160107204The post PEACE PERRY 08160107204 appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Rivers APC crisis deepens as Abe’s faction opens parallel secretariat
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
This is the only state secretariat, where you must not speak hatefully against anybody before you willThe post Rivers APC crisis deepens as Abe’s faction opens parallel secretariat appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Engage actively in politics, SDP tells youths
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
NAN The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ondo State has urged youths to actively participate in politicsThe post Engage actively in politics, SDP tells youths appeared first on – The Sun News.
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BACK AND FORTH! Red Devils tell Pogba: You going nowhere
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Manchester United will reportedly refuse to sell midfielder Paul Pogba this summer, despite speculationThe post BACK AND FORTH! Red Devils tell Pogba: You going nowhere appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Shippers’ Council gets OBC compliance certificate for Enugu TTP
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Bello said the Council was championing the development of TTPs across the country because trucks currentlyThe post Shippers’ Council gets OBC compliance certificate for Enugu TTP appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Davido endorses Governor Wike for 2nd term
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
Megastar musician, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido, has announced his resolve to partner withThe post Davido endorses Governor Wike for 2nd term appeared first on – The Sun News.
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Our mandate is to develop infrastructure, not share money ‘ Lai Mohammed
Sat, 18 Aug 2018
NAN The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the promise of President MuhammaduThe post Our mandate is to develop infrastructure, not share money ‘ Lai Mohammed appeared first on – The Sun News.
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