Nigerian Newspaper: Daily Sun Headlines Today, Monday 29 October, 2018.

Nigerian Newspaper: Daily Sun Headlines Today, Monday 29 October, 2018.

Panic in Abuja
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Molly Kilete, Abuja There was tension in Abuja, the FederalCapital Territory, yesterday, following the overrunning of the nations capital by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria(IMN), in a one million-man march. The group, which started arriving the FCT, over the weekend, beat all the military checkpoints at all the entry and exit points of []The post Panic in Abuja appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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He was a generous soul ‘ Oshiomhole
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Oshiomhole admitted in a personal statement that, although politics may have separated them, Anenih was, indeed a political colossus. Paul Osuyi, Asaba, with agency report National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress and former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, said he received news of the death of Chief Tony Anenih with heavy heart. Oshiomhole []The post ‘He was a generous soul ‘ Oshiomhole appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Kaduna crisis: NAF deploys fighter jets, Special Forces to restore peace
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has deployed a detachment of its Special Forces personnel to Kaduna to the support internal security operations already on ground to restore peace in the state. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who made this known in a statement, noted []The post Kaduna crisis: NAF deploys fighter jets, Special Forces to restore peace appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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VC solicits inclusion of private varsities in TETFund
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Vice Chancellor, University of Mkar, in Benue State, Prof. Iorwuese Gerna, has appealed to the Federal Government to consider the inclusion of private universities into the Tertiary Fund scheme as a means of improving their standards. Prof. Gerna made this appeal, over the weekend, during a press briefing to mark his 2nd []The post VC solicits inclusion of private varsities in TETFund appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Leah Sharibu: Coalition wants UN, US to rescue abducted school girl now
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Chinelo Obogo An anti-terror group, the Coalition Against Terrorism (CATE), has urged the United Nations as well as the United States Government to assist in the rescue of Leah Sharibu, the remaining Dapchi school girl abducted by Boko Haram. The group said it learned that the girl’s abductors are demanding N100 billion for her release. []The post Leah Sharibu: Coalition wants UN, US to rescue abducted school girl now appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Minimum wage controversy: FG, Labour at cross road
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Bimbola Oyesola The stage is now set for a total shutdown of the Nigerian economy as the nation’s Organised Labour last week vowed to commence a nationwide strike November 6, to press home a demand for a new national minimum wage for workers. The agitated workers union, arrived at that decision after it became obvious []The post Minimum wage controversy: FG, Labour at cross road appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Palace hold Gunners in four-goal thriller
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Two penalties from Luka Milivojevic have earned Crystal Palace a 2-2 draw against Arsenal in Sundays Premier League clash at Selhurst Park. Milivojevic netted the first and last goals of the game either side of efforts from Granit Xhaka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to secure a deserved share of the spoils for the home []The post Palace hold Gunners in four-goal thriller appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Chelsea thrash Burnley
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Chelsea extended their unbeaten start to the Premier League season to 10 games with a statement-making 4-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sun day. The Blues proved that they could cope without injured talisman Eden Hazard as four different scorers stepped up to send them above Manchester City into second. Ross Barkley contributed []The post Chelsea thrash Burnley appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Federer wins 99th title
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Roger Federer won his 99th career ATP Tour title on Sunday, beating qualifier Marius Copil 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the Swiss Indoors final. A ninth title at Federers hometown event in Basel, where he was once a ball boy, matched the nine he won at the Halle grass-court event in Germany. He closed the gap []The post Federer wins 99th title appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Man U edge past Everton at Old Trafford
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial scored the goals as Manchester United recorded a 2-1 win over Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. The result has seen the 20-time English champions move above Everton into eighth position in the Premier League table ahead of their trip to in-form Bournemouth next weekend. Evertons first chance of []The post Man U edge past Everton at Old Trafford appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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CAMAC wins Total National Division 2 League
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
CAMAC Basketball Club of Yenagoa have won the inaugural edition of the Total National Division 2 League after defeating fellow Atlantic Conference side, Brave Hearts of Calabar by 84 points to 81. Frank Okome led his team’s scorers’ chart with 23 points, 5 assists and 1 steal while Mudiaga Oyubu followed closely behind with 17points, []The post CAMAC wins Total National Division 2 League appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Real tables ‘350 Neymar bid
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez lined up a huge offer for Paris Saint Germain superstar Neymar during the summer, according to Ramon Calderon. Los Blancos lost their club record goalscorer and talisman during the last transfer window as Cristiano Ronaldo swapped the Santiago Bernabeu for the Allianz Stadium in Turin with Juventus. In the months []The post Real tables ‘350 Neymar bid appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Leicester owner feared dead in helicopter crash
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Leicester City owner and chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is feared dead after his helicopter crashed on Saturday night outside of the King Power Stadium. The crash happened shortly after Leicesters draw with West Ham. Emergency services were quickly on the scene after witnesses saw the craft go into a spin after taking off, according to Sky []The post Leicester owner feared dead in helicopter crash appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Juve budgets 175k for Foden
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Juventus are reportedly ready to pounce for Phil Foden if the teenage midfielder does not agree fresh terms with Manchester City. The 18-year-old, who is out of contract at the Etihad Stadium next year, is also rumoured to be a target for German giants Borussia Dortmund. According to The Mirror, Juve are showing a serious []The post Juve budgets 175k for Foden appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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El Clasico: Suarez’s hat-trick sinks Real
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Barcelona have regained top spot in La Liga and piled more pressure on the shoulders of beleaguered Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui courtesy of a 5-1 win in the first Clasico of the season on Sunday. Luis Suarez stole the show in the absence of the injured Lionel Messi with a hat-trick at the Camp []The post El Clasico: Suarez’s hat-trick sinks Real appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Mikel breaks six-month goal drought
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Former Chelsea star John Obi Mikel netted his first goal in six months as Tianjin Teda were beaten 4-2 by Shanghai Shenhua on game week 27 in the Chinese Super League on Sunday. The Super Eagles captain had not scored in a competitive game since finding the net against Guangzhou R&F on April 14 prior []The post Mikel breaks six-month goal drought appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Pogba: Man U won’t let me talk
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Manchester United management have ordered Paul Pogba not to discuss manager Jose Mourinho, it has been claimed. The Mirror says Pogba has made it clear over the last 12 months that he is unhappy with his role in the team and Mourinhos negative playing style. And the 25-year-old has now revealed that United have banned []The post Pogba: Man U wont let me talk appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Pulev sets up Joshua title fight
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Hughie Fury was beaten on a unanimous points decision by Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in his IBF heavyweight eliminator in Sofia. All three judges scored the fight in favour of 37-year-old Pulev, who now becomes the mandatory IBF challenger to Anthony Joshua. Fury, the 24-year-old cousin of Tyson Fury, came into the fight with a 21-1 []The post Pulev sets up Joshua title fight appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Salam stings Gonorenda to claim WBF title
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Bunmi Ogunyale Nigeria’s Tony ‘Sugar’ Salam has finally taken a revenge on Zimbabwe’s Chomunorwa ‘Sting’ Gonorenda to claim the WBF African Cruiserweight title at the Kwese and Kalakoda Boxing Promotions tagged; Chaos in Lagos’ at the weekend. The Nigerian boxer, who took absolute control of the bout from the sound of the bell, claimed victory []The post Salam stings Gonorenda to claim WBF title appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Oba of Benin Golf tourney to go international -Obaseki
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said efforts are being made to transform the Annual Oba of Benin Invitational Golf Tournament into an international event. The governor disclosed this while taking part in the 7th Oba of Benin Invitational Golf Tournament at the Benin Golf Club, Benin City, the Edo State capital. The []The post Oba of Benin Golf tourney to go international -Obaseki appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Ola Aina happy at Torino
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Chelsea fullback Ola Aina admits hes enjoying his football at Torino. Aina, on a season-long loan, has quickly forced his way into Torinos first team and is becoming a regular under coach Walter Mazzarri. He toldchelseafc.com: Everything is different but Im adapting. So far so good. The football here is very tactical. You have to []The post Ola Aina happy at Torino appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Anenih was a father figure to me ‘ Uduaghan
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Paul Osuyi, Asaba Immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has expressed deep sadness over the death of the former chairman of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih. The ex-governor said the late former Minister of Works was like a father figure to him, describing []The post Anenih was a father figure to me Uduaghan appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Anenih’s death shocking ‘Edo govt, others
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Tony Osauzo, Benin The news of the passage of Chief Tony Anenih and former Board of Trustee Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, yesterday generated reactions across Edo State. The StateGovernor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki described it as shocking, saying that’hiscontribution to the nation would be missed. Chief Anenih was also a former Minister of Works and []The post Anenihs death shocking ‘Edo govt, others appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Anenih: Exit of political icon
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Upon return to democracy in 1999, Anenih joined forces with other politicians to form the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which won the presidential election Chinelo Obogo The Iyasele of Esanland (traditional prime minister of Esanland comprisingthe five councils that make up Edo Central senatorial district) and Board of Trustees (BoT) chairman of the Peoples Democratic []The post Anenih: Exit of political icon appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Ighalo reveals goals secret
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Super Eagles’ forward, Odion Jude Ighalo has attributed his current scoring form to consistent hard work both on and off the pitch as he hopes to end the Chinese Super League season on a high, AOIFootball.com reports. The Changchun captain, who has been in imperial form of late, scoring 8 goals in his last 4 []The post Ighalo reveals goals secret appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Buhari inherited $63bn, borrowed $10bn in 31/2 yrs ‘ Osinbajo
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the weekend absolved the Muhammadu Buhari administration of responsibilityin making Nigeriaone of the most indebted nations in the world with its $73billion debt stock. Osinbajo who spoke at the weekend at the 9th Public Lecture of the Sigma Club held at the International Conference Centre Universityof Ibadan, in Ibadan, Oyo []The post Buhari inherited $63bn, borrowed $10bn in 31/2 yrs ‘ Osinbajo appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Saraki, Ekweremadu, Ordia mourn
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
To the senator representing Edo Central, Ordia described Anenih’s death as a huge loss to Esanland, Edo State and Nigeria at large. Fred Itua, Abuja Senate President, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, and Senator Clifford Ordia have expressed grief over the death of a former chairman of the Board of Trustees of the People’s []The post Saraki, Ekweremadu, Ordia mourn appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Restructuring: Atiku hits back at Osinbajo
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Former Vice president Atiku Abubakar and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has warned Vice President Yemi Osinbajoagainst attempts to distort history for political expediency. Atiku said this in reaction to Osinbajo’s comments on restructuring. READ ALSO:Restructuring: ‘Atiku leaves out the elephant in the room’ ‘ Osinbajo Osinbajo had fired the first salvo []The post Restructuring: Atiku hits back at Osinbajo appeared first on The Sun Nigeria
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Ex-PDP BoT chair, Tony Anenih, dies at 85
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
As BoT chairman, Anenih wielded so much power within the opposition party and acquired the nickname; Mr Fix It. Tony Osauzo, Benin and Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja Former chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Anthony Anenih, is dead. He died in Abuja, yesterday, at 85. READ ALSO:Anenih: Exit of political []The post Ex-PDP BoT chair, Tony Anenih, dies at 85 appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Oyedepo, JNI warn politicians against violence, unguarded utterances
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Eminent cleric and founder of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo and the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) have warned Nigerians, especially the political class, against unguarded utterances and bloodletting in the country. READ ALSO:Political class committed to selfish interest ‘ Ambakaderimo Oyedepo, in a satellite telecast of the church’s prayer session for the nation, []The post Oyedepo, JNI warn politicians against violence, unguarded utterances appeared first on The Sun
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Traffic: Police launch joint operation on Lagos roads
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The CP urged motorists to adhere to traffic laws and that the operation code named Velvet will commence today, enforced between 6:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. Christopher Oji Lagos State Police Command, in collaboration with other sister agencies, have declared Operation Restore Sanity on the roads, beginning today. The Command said saying anyone arrested driving []The post Traffic: Police launch joint operation on Lagos roads appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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JUST IN: Tony Anenih is dead
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Mr Anenih, 85, died on Sunday evening at an Abuja hospital. More details coming The post JUST IN: Tony Anenih is dead appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Atiku and 2019 presidential poll
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Atiku never left any one in doubt as to his determination to move into the party convention as a front runner to clinch the party’s presidential ticket. Nwabueze Akabogu The popular saying that some people are born great, and some others have greatness thrust upon them while some other people achieve greatness by sheer dint []The post Atiku and 2019 presidential poll appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Curbing wastage of public resources through IPPIS
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
In 2006, the federal government conceived the idea of IPPIS to provide a reliable and comprehensive database for the public service Abisola-Fernandez Abisola Nigeria society has always criticised the public sector for encouraging wastage of resources in all forms. These include, finance, facilities, utilities, and human resources. This act has resulted in assets/humanliability, and also []The post Curbing wastage of public resources through IPPIS appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Davidson Akhimien’s presidential bid
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Davidson Akhimien makes no pretense about his vision to see that Nigeria’s less privileged would be the thrust of his administration if voted into power. Frank Oshanugor Once again, as Nigeria is on the throes of searching for a leader to pilot her affairs in the next four years beginning from May 29, 2019, one []The post Davidson Akhimiens presidential bid appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Celebrating UI at 70
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
UI is what it is today because some people sacrificed their yesterday for the betterment of our today. We are indeed beholden to our forebears. Sunday Saanu From Faculty to Faculty, drums will rumble and grumble so thunderously as the campus of the Universityof Ibadan (UI), will be kept agog with all mannerof festivities involving []The post Celebrating UI at 70 appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Suspension of ATM, other charges
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
We heartily welcome the Senates recent resolution urging the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card maintenance charges being deducted from customers. It is also good that the Senate called on the banks to reconfigure their machines to dispense up to N40,000 per withdrawal pending the outcome of its []The post Suspension of ATM, other charges appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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