Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines Friday 15th March 2019

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Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines

Kaduna guber: We’ll reclaim our mandate -Umar
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Sola Ojo, Kaduna Ex-presidential spokesman and one of the spokespersons ofthe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council, Sani Umar, speakson the just concluded governorship election in Kaduna State and the resolve of the party and its candidate to approach the election petition tribunal to reclaim its allegedly stolen mandate. Governorship election in Kaduna State []The post Kaduna guber: We’ll reclaim our mandate -Umar appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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There’ll never be repeat of Amosun’s era in Ogun -Oladunjoye
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Tunde Oladunjoye is Ogun State Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee. He speaks on the outcome of the governorship election, his party’s position on Allied People’s Movement (APM) and other sundry issues. Your governorship candidate, Dapo Abiodun is now the governor-elect of Ogun State, how do you feel’ []The post There’ll never be repeat of Amosun’s era in Ogun -Oladunjoye appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Ebonyi guber: Why Ogbuoji lost ‘Chima
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki Many members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State appear believably still living in shock following the loss of their governorship candidate, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, in the just concluded governorship and state House of Assembly elections in the state. The incumbent governor, Chief David Umahi, who was the Peoples Democratic []The post Ebonyi guber: Why Ogbuoji lost ‘Chima appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Supplementary poll: 5 arrested for buying PVCs in Kano
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Desmond Mgboh, Kano The Kano State Police Command has arrested five suspects for buying and selling of permanent voter’s cards (PVCs) ahead of the supplementary elections in the state. A statement by the command’s public relations officer, DSP Haruna Abdullahi, disclosed that two women, Sa’adatu of Brigade Quarters and Halima of Tal’udu Quarters were arrested, []The post Supplementary poll: 5 arrested for buying PVCs in Kano appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Senators-elect task Buhari, APC
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Romanus Ugwu and Fred Itua, Abuja Senators elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have pledged to work with the Presidency and the party in the selection of leadership of the National Assembly. In separate interviews at the International Conference Centre, venue for the collection of certificates or return, the lawmakers []The post Senators-elect task Buhari, APC appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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We’ll work together for Abia ‘Kalu
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Senator-elect for Abia North and former state governor, Chief Orji Kalu, said yesterday that he had put his political enmity with his successor, Theodore Orji, behind him. ‘I have forgiven him (Orji) for the benefit of Abia people and we are going to work as one family in the Senate in the interest of Abia []The post We’ll work together for Abia ‘Kalu appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Gombe APC eyes senate president seat
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Abdulrazaq Mungadi, Gombe The Gombe State Chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the party’s leadership to beam its search light for next Senate President on the state. Publicity Secretary of the APC in Gombe, Mrs Naomi Joel Awak, who made the call, added that the state []The post Gombe APC eyes senate president seat appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Inconclusive elections: Osinbajo meets Bindow, Abubakar
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja and Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, met with the governors of Adamawa and Bauchi states at the presidential villa, Abuja. Osinabjo met Jibrilla Bindow (Adamawa) and Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi) behind closed doors in his office. Daily Sun gathered that the meeting might not be unconnected with the inconclusive polls []The post Inconclusive elections: Osinbajo meets Bindow, Abubakar appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Ugwuanyi embarks on ‘thank you’ tour in Enugu
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Governor of Enugu State and governor-elect, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday, returned to the markets and streets of Enugu to say thank you to the people for their overwhelming support for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidates in the just concluded elections. He was accompanied on the tour by his deputy and deputy []The post Ugwuanyi embarks on ‘thank you’ tour in Enugu appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Tribunal orders INEC to allow Buhari, APC inspect election materials
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has granted President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, access to inspect materials used for the conduct of the February 23 presidential election. Buhari and his party had approached the tribunal with separate ex parte applications seeking for the order of inspection. The applicants had, through []The post Tribunal orders INEC to allow Buhari, APC inspect election materials appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Ogunjobi’s remains for burial today in Ibadan
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Emma Jemegah The remains of late Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, the former secretary general of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) would be interred today at the Eleyele Cemetery, Ibadan. Chief Ogunjobi died on Monday February 11, 2019 at the University College, (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo State during a brief illness at the age of 66. The interment []The post Ogunjobi’s remains for burial today in Ibadan appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Onazi in Italy for rehabilitation
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi has turned up in Rome, Italy, as he takes time out for leisure during his final process of rehabilitation from injury, footballive.ng reported. In an attempt not to be tied down in boredom, Onazi opted to feel the environment of his former base, where he used to star []The post Onazi in Italy for rehabilitation appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Barca, Atletico continue title race live on SuperSport
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will continue their title race when round 28 of the 2018/19 La Liga season holds over the weekend March 15- 17, 2019. Barcelona continued to lead the way at the top of the standings with a seven-point advantage over Atletico. The teams claimed respective 3-1 and 1-0 home wins over Rayo []The post Barca, Atletico continue title race live on SuperSport appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Victor Moses vows to improve for Fenerbahce
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Chelsea loanee, Victor Moses has admitted that his performance against Istanbul Basaksehir was not up to scratch and has vowed to improve, when Fenerbahce host Sivasspor today. The former Nigerian international was the subject of criticism after Fenerbahce suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Super Lig leaders, Istanbul Basaksehir in their last game. []The post Victor Moses vows to improve for Fenerbahce appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Manchester Utd could have Champions League fixtures reversed, UEFA says
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Manchester City and Manchester United will not play their home games in next month’s UEFA Champions League quarter-finals on the same or consecutive nights, UEFA said on Thursday. European football’s governing body said, ahead of Friday’s draw, that this was as a result of a decision by local authorities. It said it would amend the []The post Manchester Utd could have Champions League fixtures reversed, UEFA says appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Champions League: English quartet happy to remain in Europe
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
For the first time in 10 years, four English clubs have reached the quarter-finals of the European Champions League ‘ the continent’s Blue Ribbon club competition. Liverpool’s 3-1 victory at German giants Bayern Munich on Wednesday completed the full house, the night after Manchester City thrashed Schalke 7-0 for a 10-2 aggregate victory. Tottenham Hotspur []The post Champions League: English quartet happy to remain in Europe appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Major mistakes to avoid while investing in real estate
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Maduka Nweke IT is often necessary for one to study an investment window well before dabbling into it to avoid losing money.Real estate can make a great investment choice for those who choose to make career in it. Many pieces of property and real estate can build value over time, bringing you back good return []The post Major mistakes to avoid while investing in real estate appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Past efforts to industrialise leather policy slow ‘Onu
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Samuel Bello, Abuja Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said past efforts to industrialise leather policies failed because government ‘didn’t do first things first.’ Onu said this in Abuja, yesterday, when he inaugurated a National Steering Committee to implement the policy, where he also advised Nigerians to take advantage of the low []The post Past efforts to industrialise leather policy slow ‘Onu appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Lagos collapsed building: Nigerians lament loss of lives, property
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Maduka Nweke Experts in the built environment have decried the unabated collapse of buildings in the country despite assurances given by government authorities that they should increase supervision of buildings in the country. The recent collapse of buildingat Ita-Faji area, Lagos Island where schoolchildren were housed that resulted in casualties has again shown that the []The post Lagos collapsed building: Nigerians lament loss of lives, property appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Akwa Ibom, Benue, Rivers top HIV/AIDS prevalence
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Juliana Taiwo- Obalonye, Doris Obinna and Fred Ezeh, Abuja Akwa Ibom, Benue and Rivers states top the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus and Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) prevalence in Nigeria. This was contained in the the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS), 2018 Report officially launched by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, yesterday. That was the []The post Akwa Ibom, Benue, Rivers top HIV/AIDS prevalence appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Nigeria real estate funds can solve housing problems
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Funds domiciled in the real estate sector in Nigeria could be what is needed to address the housing shortage in the country. Following a research by FSDH Merchant Bank, that there are limited real estate firms in the country, it is believed that the three now listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is enough []The post ‘Nigeria real estate funds can solve housing problems’ appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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FG, UNAIDS sign cooperation agreement
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Federal Government and UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations (UN) Programme on HIV/AIDS, yesterday, signed a cooperation agreement in Abuja. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, signed on behalf of the federal government, while the Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibe, stood in for UNAIDS. In his remarks, Onyeama said the cooperation []The post FG, UNAIDS sign cooperation agreement appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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World Glaucoma Week: Obaseki assures on responsive policies to tackle ailment
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government will continue to advance responsive healthcare delivery policies that will help curb glaucoma and reduce the incidence of blindness in the state. The governor said this, yesterday, in commemoration of the 2019 World Glaucoma Week, held annually fromMarch 10 to 16. It is championed by []The post World Glaucoma Week: Obaseki assures on responsive policies to tackle ailment appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Property prices to fall as Brexit uncertainty freezes market
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), which analyses government’s finances, has predicted that house prices will fall by 0.3 per cent in 2019. It’s a sharp contrast to its five-year forecast made in October 2018, which saw house prices rise by more than three per cent in the last three months of the year. Experts []The post Property prices to fall as Brexit uncertainty freezes market appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Dangote Cement’s $600m investment to increase Nigeria’s export
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The President of Dangote Industries Limited, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said that the company’s $600 million investment in cement production will go a long way in increasing Nigeria’s export to other African countries. Dangote said his Group’s commitment to Nigeria’s economic development through continuous innovation, value creation and investments is unwavering. He disclosed that Dangote []The post ‘Dangote Cement’s $600m investment to increase Nigeria’s export
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Safeguard social amenities, Delta govt urges communities
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Ben Dunno, Warri Delta State Government has called on indigenes of the various communities, especially those playing host to oil and gas companies across the state, to develop the culture of protecting facilities built to render welfare services to their people. Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Festus Agas, gave the advice, yesterday, at the []The post Safeguard social amenities, Delta govt urges communities appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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PEBEC launches Web-based Mobile App for ease of doing business
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Uche Henry The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), has launched a Web-based Mobile App platform for ease of doing business in Nigeria. Speaking at the 3rd Regulatory Conversation put together in Lagos by the Convention on Business Integrity (GTE) in collaboration with ActionAid -UK Aid, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Industry, []The post PEBEC launches Web-based Mobile App for ease of doing business appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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World Kidney Day: Expert warns against abuse of painkillers
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin Consultant Nephrologist at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Dr. Enajite Okaka, has blamed the increase in kidney-related diseases on the excessive intake of painkilling drugs. She made the disclosure, yesterday, to newsmen, while marking the World Kidney Day, in Benin, the state capital. She said: ‘Painkillers can cause kidney disease and []The post World Kidney Day: Expert warns against abuse of painkillers appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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The fall of political gods
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Thebiblical injunction in Galatians 6:7, which said, ‘Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap,’ is an instructive advice and warning that cannot be ignored. It is a testimony to the supremacy of God, an insight into the law of karma, underlying the fact that people []The post The fall of political gods appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Obaseki flags off EU/FG water reticulation project in Uromi
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has flagged off the Uromi-Ugboha Water Reticulation project in Uromi, Esan North East Local Government Area of the state, which would provide potable water to over 500,000 people in Edo Central Senatorial District of the state. The nine million litres per day capacity water plant was completed by the Federal []The post Obaseki flags off EU/FG water reticulation project in Uromi appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Civil society group hails NEITI on global ranking
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Order Paper Advocacy Initiative has hailed the Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Nigeria’s emergence as one of seven countries that have attained the highest ranking of ‘Satisfactory Progress’ by the global watchdog, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). In a statement, the organisation noted that the recognition is an achievement for Nigeria as a []The post Civil society group hails NEITI on global ranking appeared first on The Sun Nig
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Over 1,000 buildings unfit for human habitation on Lagos Island -Expert
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
National President, Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), Mr. Kunle Awobodu, has said there are over 1, 000 buildings unfit for human habitation on Lagos Island. Awobodu made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Lagos, yesterday, against the backdrop of a three-storey building located at Massey Street, Ita-Faaji, Lagos []The post Over 1,000 buildings unfit for human habitation on Lagos Island -Expert appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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CAC registers over 73,000 new companies in 3 Months
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Alter Ukaegbu, Abuja The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), says it registered over 73,000 companies in the last three months under its cost-friendly Business Incentive Strategy (BIS) rolled out in October last year. Acting Registrar General of the Commission, Lady Azuka Azinge, who made this known in Abuja, yesterday, during a courtesy visit by Commerce and []The post CAC registers over 73,000 new companies in 3 Months appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Benefits of working without salary
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
There’s unemployment in every economy in the world. It is a terrifying reality. Young people are as affected as the elderly, and no nation has been able to achieve full employment, despite the phenomenal expansion of the global economy and the prosperity of nations. It is a shame that the world is in this mess, []The post Benefits of working without salary appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Beloxxi launches new distribution firm
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Isaac Anumihe, Abuja The companies in the Beloxxi Group expanded by one last week as it added a new firm to the list in the group.The newest baby in the Beloxxi family is the Theremma Distribution Limited. In a statement, President/CEO of the company, Obi Ezeude, said that the move is to facilitate the company []The post Beloxxi launches new distribution firm appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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West African navies get nod to cross borders in pursuit of criminals
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Philip Nwosu The Nigerian Navy said it is working with countries within the West African sub-region, including Niger Republic, to tackle the problems of piracy, which threatens commercial activities within the maritime sectors of those countries. Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ibas, who made the discosure at the opening ceremony for Exercise Obangame []The post West African navies get nod to cross borders in pursuit of criminals appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Pius Adesanmi lives that many others may live
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
I never met erudite scholar and celebrated essayist Pius Adesanmi in life, but in death I feel a part me died with him. As one of his admirers and much as I loved to, I didn’t make any effort to meet with him physically because he was an institution whose impact I felt as though []The post Pius Adesanmi lives that many others may live appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Pride goeth before destruction
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The old saying admonishing against pride remains as true as ever. At least, the 2019 Nigerian general elections have ensured that. More remarkably, even though garbed in biblical language, the admonition is meant to serve entire traditional worshippers, even atheists and of course public figures. Otherwise, only inability or unwillingness to abide by that caution []The post Pride goeth before destruction appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Imo gov-elect warns banks against new transactions with state govt
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The Imo Governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, has advised financial institutions in the country to stop entering into new transactions with the state government or do so, at their own peril. Ihedioha, who gave the advice at a media interaction in Owerri on Thursday, warned that new transactions would increase chances of illegal activities and jeopardise []The post Imo gov-elect warns banks against new transactions with state govt appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Hoodlums raid Abiola’s property, attack residents
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Residents of Igbo-Ilogbo, Ayobo, Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos, have cried to the authorities, particularly the police and the Lagos State government, to rescue them from the hands of hoodlums and miscreants threatening their lives. It was gathered that residents woke up yesterday (Thursday) morning to a rude shock as hoodlums numbering over []The post Hoodlums raid Abiola’s property, attack residents appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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From voter apathy to boycott
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Victor C. Ariole A sharply divided country can never run less acrimonious democracy Hence disaggregate the election process. ‘Dr. Dele Ashiru on 93.7/STV What a 2019 nightmarish March 9 elections. Beyond the acrimonious results produced by the March 9, 2019 elections in Nigeria, the worst, not yet evaluated, were the cooked results as received or []The post From voter apathy to boycott appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Between election violence and the spoils of office
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Banji Ojewale In rivers and bad governments the lightest things swim at the top.’Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), American scientist and philosopher. Nigeria’s elections are always a period of hemorrhage, seasons of internecine bloodletting, that strangely, does not bring down our population. Just do a study of our cyclical polls. None came and went away without taking []The post Between election violence and the spoils of office appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Ladoja’s coalition and apc’s ‘peculiar mess’ in Oyo
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Oludayo Tade The 2019 general elections have shown the growing evolution and sophistication of the Nigerian electorates. Despite obvious lapses and controversies and inconclusiveness in some states, these elections showed enlightened awareness and electorates demonstrated a willingness to differentiate between political parties and personalities, ethnic and religious flag and a desire for good governance. The []The post Ladoja’s coalition and apc’s ‘peculiar mess’ in Oyo appe
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Equity and the incoming Imo administration
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The 2019 election has come and gone with all its imperfections but to Imo people the outcome of the March 9 governorship election will remain with them for a very long time. There is no doubt that the titanic gubernatorial election in the state was keenly contested by Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives []The post Equity and the incoming Imo administration appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Providing adequate social protection for children
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have jointly lampooned the growing lack of access to social protection initiatives by children in many parts of the world. A study carried out by the two UN agencies reveals that lack of social protection for children will consign them to a life []The post Providing adequate social protection for children appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Tiwa Savage to perform at Wireless Festival
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Music Diva Tiwa Savage is to perform at wireless festival in London alongside with some renowned artists. The organizers of the Wireless Festival have announced that the singer would join a powerful line up of artists that include Cardi B, Migos, Travis Scott, Future and ASAP Rocky. The organisers made this known on Wednesday, as []The post Tiwa Savage to perform at Wireless Festival appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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7 Nollywood movies you can watch on Netflix
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
No fewer than seven of the best movies from Nollywood are currently on Netflix and are being viewed worldwide. The movies join a large catalogue of films across the world being streamed on the American media company’s platform, Pulse.ng said. Here are seven movies currently available for streaming on Netflix: ‘Lionheart’ ‘Lionheart’ is Genevieve Nnaji’s []The post 7 Nollywood movies you can watch on Netflix appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Actress Adesua Etomi makes Vogue’s 14 global superstars list
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Nigerian actress, Adesua Etomi-Wellington has been featured on Vogue’s list of 14 global superstars. Vogue is a leading international fashion magazine. TheBritishVoguewas the first international edition launched in 1916, while theItalianversion has been called the top fashion magazine in the world. Adesua was featured in the April issue of the magazine alongside 14 actresses from []The post Actress Adesua Etomi makes Vogue’s 14 global superstars list appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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BBNaija to hold reunion for 2018 (S3) housemates
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
Ahead of the opening of the 2019 edition of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) (S4), organisers have announced plans to hold a reunion for its 2018 (S3) housemates. Multichoice Nigeria made the announcement after it opened the dedicated channel of the reality TV show a few weeks back, Pulse.ng said. The `Double Wahala’ season was one []The post BBNaija to hold reunion for 2018 (S3) housemates appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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