Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines Monday 29th April 2019

Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines

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Ihedioha’s victory brought Imo together ‘ Obi
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Gilbert Okezie Mayor Ngozi Obi contested the 2019 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Imo State. He speaks on the just concluded general election. What is you view on the outcome of Imo governorship election’ Well, when the election started with its attendant surprises and came to an end at a date, the world []The post Ihedioha’s victory brought Imo together ‘ Obi appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Kogi guber: I’ve come to rescue my people from pangs of hunger ‘ Ameh
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja Dr. Joseph Erico Ameh, who is widely known for his philanthropic activities, has expressed his desire to contest the governorship of Kogi State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He speaks on his aspiration. Why do you want to be Kogi governor’ First, I have heard the cries of []The post Kogi guber: I’ve come to rescue my people from pangs of hunger ‘ Ameh appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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NASS leadership: APC order not democratic -Nwobu
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to put on its thinking cap to know that Nigeria is in a democracy, adding that it is laughable for the APC leadership to think that it would be giving instructions to []The post NASS leadership: APC order not democratic -Nwobu appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Sanwo-Olu is good choice, says Lagos APC
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress(APC), has said residents of the former federal capital city made the right decision by voting Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu as governor. The party spoke through the state Deputy Chairman, Chief Sunny Ajose, at an ‘Appreciation Dinner’ held on Saturday night, to thank residents for voting Sanwo-Olu and his []The post Sanwo-Olu is good choice, says Lagos APC appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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APGA leadership tussle divides party
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse and Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Aheadof its May national convention, crisis looms within the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), as northern leaders of the party have disassociated themselves from the demand of a former national secretary, Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, that the chairmanship position be zoned to the north. This was contained in a []The post APGA leadership tussle divides party appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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APGA leadership tussle divides party
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse Ahead of its May national convention, a crisis looms within the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), as northern leaders of the party, have disassociated themselves from the demand of the former National Secretary of the party, Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, for the chairmanship position of the party to be zone to the North. []The post APGA leadership tussle divides party appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Buhari prefers Gbajabiamila, Lawan ‘ North-central APC vice chairman
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Vice Chairman North-Central, Ahmad Suleiman Wambi, has confirmed that the party settled for the duo of Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila as senate president and Speaker of the 9th Assembly respectively because they are the choice of President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja on []The post Buhari prefers Gbajabiamila, Lawan North-central APC vice chairman appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Speakership: Middle Belt youths appeal to APC, Buhari to reconsider South East
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Romanus Ugwu, Abuja A group under the auspices of Middle Belt Youth Movement for Unity, Equity, Fairness, and Justice, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reconsider zoning the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th Assembly to the South East []The post Speakership: Middle Belt youths appeal to APC, Buhari to reconsider South East appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Southwest APGA passes vote of no confidence in national chair
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Southwest chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has passed a vote of no confidence in the national chairman of the party, Victor Ike Oye. The Southwest APGA gave this position in a communique issued on Sunday, at the end of a southwest stakeholders meeting, held in Abeokuta, []The post Southwest APGA passes vote of no confidence in national chair appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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How police nabbed suspected killer of ex-Super Eagle’s father
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
This could be end of the road forIkechukwu Emilie, a suspect in the kidnap and murder of 86 year-old Chief James Iloanyusi, father of Ex-Super Eagles player, Chikelu Iloanyausi, following his arrest by the police. Mr Haruna Mohammadu,Anambra State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) disclosed this to newsmen in a statement on Saturday in Awka. []The post How police nabbed suspected killer of ex-Super Eagle’s father appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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TCN gives reasons for nationwide blackout
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has given explanation on the blackout across the country last weekend, attributing it to the emergency maintenance at the National Gas Company’s pipeline supplying gas to Egbin, Omotosho, Olorunsogo and Paras power stations. In a statement, the TCN, said that a leakage was discovered on the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System []The post TCN gives reasons for nationwide blackout appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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ALTON chairman hails Glo at BoICT Awards 10th anniversary
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Chairman of Association of Licensed Operators of Nigeria, (ALTON), Mr. Gbenga Adebayo, has commended Globacom for its pacesetting strides in the industry. This was as the firm won yet another laurel at the 10th anniversary of the Beacon of Information and Communication Technology (BoICT) Awards, Globacom, at the event held on Saturday night at the []The post ALTON chairman hails Glo at BoICT Awards 10th anniversary appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Uganda clinches $160m marijuana export deal to Canada, Germany
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Joseph Inokotong, with agency report, Abuja At a period many African countries are experiencing financial crunch partly due to their inability to look inwards for alternative sources of income, the government of Uganda is smiling to the bank in marijuana transactions with Canada and Germany.Though it is still illegal to use marijuana in Uganda, the []The post Uganda clinches $160m marijuana export deal to Canada, Germany appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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CBN targets 20% increase in micro-credits by 2020
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Omodele Adigun, Uche Usim and Chinwendu Obienyi In a bid to increase access to financial services for the nation’s economically active poor, enhance job creation and reduce poverty, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that it will be targeting an increase in total micro-credits to at least 20 per cent by 2020. This []The post CBN targets 20% increase in micro-credits by 2020 appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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We’ll align 10-yr master plan with current economic realities ‘ SEC boss
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Uche Usim, Abuja Nigerias Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Ms Mary Uduk at the weekend assured that the 10-year developmental master plan of the Commission will be reviewed and tailored to align with the countrys current economic realities. Uduk, meeting with capital market stakeholders in Abuja, disclosed that the review []The post We’ll align 10-yr master plan with current economic realities SEC boss appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Anger over 2023 presidency
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Magnus Eze, Enugu, Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja National president of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, has come under attacks over comment that the north will retain the presidency beyond 2023. Bodejo who spoke at the weekend categorically told southerners, particularly the South East and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, believed to be jostling to succeed []The post Anger over 2023 presidency appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Kogi gov, monarch at loggerheads over new Chief Imam
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja The frosty relationship between the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Dr. Ado Ibrahim and Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, may have degenerated further as the latter has insisted that he must appoint the new Chief Imam of Ebiraland, which is contrary to the tradition of the land. The last Chief Imam d, Alhaji Musa []The post Kogi gov, monarch at loggerheads over new Chief Imam appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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FCT residents decry high rate of One Chance criminals
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Residents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried the increasing rate of ‘one chance’ criminal activities in the city centres. Some of the victims, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday, said those who board commercial vehicles along Kubwa Express, Life Camp junction and Berger are more prone to such activities. []The post FCT residents decry high rate of One Chance criminals appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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CAN to FG: Release El-Zakzaky, Dasuki now
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Samson Ayokunle, has urged the Federal Government to release the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and former National Security Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd). Ayokunle, who is the president of Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), also enjoined government []The post CAN to FG: Release El-Zakzaky, Dasuki now appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Minister, NLC clash over NSITF board
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
James Ojo, Abuja Minister of Labour, Dr. Chris Ngige, and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have clashed over what transpired on the day the governing board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) was to be inaugurated. Ngige, in a statement by a spokesperson of the Labour ministry, had accused the NLC of importing []The post Minister, NLC clash over NSITF board appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Monarch’s son in the soup for murder of NANS’ secretary
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Christopher Oji Son of a traditional ruler has been arrested in connection with the murder of Comrade Oshin Aderigbigbe, Public Relations Officer, Joint Campus Committee (JCC), National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), in Lagos. At the weekend, it was reported at Okokomaiko police station that Aderibingbe was stabbed by three young men who dispossessed him []The post Monarch’s son in the soup for murder of NANS’ secretary appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Again, police arrest 18 kidnappers, recover arms
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Molly Kilete, Abuja The Police Force Headquarters in Abuja yesterday said Operation Puff Adder launched to curb kidnaping and other violent crimes along the Abuja/Kaduna highway has arrested 18 suspected kidnappers and recovered 18 AK-47 riffles. Force public relations officer, Frank Mba, who made this known in a statement, said the police team also recovered []The post Again, police arrest 18 kidnappers, recover arms appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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4 nabbed over killing of Nimo president general
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka Security operatives in Anambra State have arrested about four persons in connection with the assassination of the President General of Nimo community, Chief Frank Igboka. Igboka, an ex-member of the Anambra State House of Assembly, was assassinated by gunmen, who shot him in his car at Nimo market at about 8.12pm on []The post 4 nabbed over killing of Nimo president general appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Normalcy returns to Gombe after 15-hour curfew
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Normalcy has returned to Gombe and its environs after the imposition of a 15-hour curfew on the city by the state government in response to the prevailing security situation in the area. The state government had imposed a curfew on the city on April 27 at about 3 pm. It, however, relaxed the order on []The post Normalcy returns to Gombe after 15-hour curfew appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Task force arrests 26 cultists, 64 area boys in Lagos
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Christopher Oji Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Task Force at the weekend arrested 26 suspected members of Awawa cult gang in Agege, Lagos State. The agency also arrested 64 suspected miscreants at Oshodi, recovered arms, ammunition and bags of assorted drugs from the suspects. The Chairman, Lagos State Task Force, []The post Task force arrests 26 cultists, 64 area boys in Lagos appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Big issues in UK and Nigeria’s elections
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
The story you are about to read was first published in the Sunday Punch of April 22, 2007. It was during the time of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as the President of Nigeria. I was doing my master’s then in Cardiff University, United Kingdom. Twelve years after, nothing has changed. In fact, things have worsened. A []The post Big issues in UK and Nigeria’s elections appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Bye-bye to lugardian contraption
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
The myriad of problems confronting the geopolitical space called Nigeria today could be traced to one single cause. It was a marriage that was not canvassed, not negotiated, not consented to that was the root, the father and mother of all the diseases that had plagued Nigeria since 1914. The diseases include consistently rigged population []The post Bye-bye to lugardian contraption’ appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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How to make Nigerian work again
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Emeka Asinugo The embarrassing spate of violence that has enveloped Nigeria in recent years has obviously continued to increase with unrivaled rapidity since that hydra-headed monster called Boko Haram metamorphosed in 2010. Since then, a series of violent activities have interminably swayed like a pendulum through vast swaths of northern Nigerian territories, especially in Bauchi, []The post How to make Nigerian work again appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Terry G finds new girlfriend, set to dump ‘baby mama
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Popular singer, Terry G has taken to his Instagram page to share photos of him and his new white girlfriend suggesting that he might abandon his baby mama whom he had a son with. It would be recalled that in 2018, Terry G revealed that his baby mama Mimi, does not like him, and prefers []The post Terry G finds new girlfriend, set to dump ‘baby mama” appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Davido delivers surprise performance at Idris Elba’s wedding
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
Nigerian music superstar, Davido made a surprise and thrilling performance at Hollywood actor, Idris Elba’s secret wedding to Sabrina Dhowre. The wedding took place in Morroco with Elba and Sabrina exchanging vows and partying with close friends in a three-day celebration that begun on Friday. They exchanged their wedding vows at the Ksar Char Bagh []The post Davido delivers surprise performance at Idris Elba’s wedding appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Model slumps, dies on stage during fashion parade
Mon, 29 Apr 2019
A model Tales Soares participating in Sao Paulo’s Fashion Week has died after getting sick on the catwalk. A statement from organizers said Soares took ill while parading Saturday. The medical team attended to him on the catwalk and Soares was later taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The statement did not []The post Model slumps, dies on stage during fashion parade appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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