Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines Wednesday 1st May 2019

Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines

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9thAssembly speakership: It’s North Central Vs its enemies ‘Bago
Wed, 01 May 2019
Ismail Omipidan Mohammed Umaru Bago is a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He is one of the aspirants eyeing the speakership of the House of Representatives of the 9th National Assembly. He is returning to the House for the third term.He represents Chanchaga Federal Constituency of Niger State.He speaks on his aspiration []The post 9thAssembly speakership: It’s North Central Vs its enemies ‘Bago appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Bayelsa guber: Again, APC, PDP set to lock horns
Wed, 01 May 2019
Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Before the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the timetable for the Bayelsa State governorship election which it fixed for November 2, 2019, the body language of key political actors had already indicated that the election would attract the highest number of aspirants in the history of the state. Majority of these []The post Bayelsa guber: Again, APC, PDP set to lock horns appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Akwa Ibom APC accuses INEC of bias
Wed, 01 May 2019
Joe Effiong, Uyo Legal team of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of frustrating its case by denying the team access to materials used in the election. Leader of the team, Chief Victor Iyanam, has consequently written to the Resident []The post Akwa Ibom APC accuses INEC of bias appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Plateau guber: PDP’s leadership tussle won’t affect my petition ‘Useni
Wed, 01 May 2019
Gyang Bere, Jos Plateau State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Gen. Jeremiah Useni (rtd) has said he would never allowed the leadership tussle rocking the party to affect his petition at the election petition tribunal. He said he was optimistic that the tribunal []The post Plateau guber: PDP’s leadership tussle won’t affect my petition ‘Useni appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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2019 polls: Politicians compromised INEC staff ‘Commissioner
Wed, 01 May 2019
Iheanacho Nwosu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accused some politicians of deliberately corrupting its staff in the 2019 general election. INEC Commissioner in charge of Information, Festus Okoye, who represented the chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this at the presentation of the 2019 General Election Report and 2019 General Election Observation Statements, []The post 2019 polls: Politicians compromised INEC staff ‘Commissioner appeared first on Th
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APGA loses member to APC in Anambra
Wed, 01 May 2019
Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka A member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra House of Assembly, Ikem Uzozie, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Uzozie, who is representing Aguata 11 Constituencyannounced his defection on the floor of the House during plenary, yesterday. ‘Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleagues in the []The post APGA loses member to APC in Anambra appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Imo West: Okorocha storms court over certificate of return
Wed, 01 May 2019
Godwin Tsa, Abuja Imo StateGovernor, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, stormed the Abuja division of the Federal High Court in pursuit of his certificate of return as senator-elect for Imo West senatorial district. The governor, who was accompanied by some of his aides and lawyers, drove into the court premises after 4pm in a convoy. After about []The post Imo West: Okorocha storms court over certificate of return appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Minimum wage not licence to bully workers ‘PDP
Wed, 01 May 2019
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said signing of the N30,000 minimum wage bill by President Muhammadu Buhari should not be justification for any form of bullying or victimisation against Nigerian workers. The party, in a statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, to mark Workers Day celebration, said the All Progressives Congress-led administration []The post Minimum wage not licence to bully workers ‘PDP appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Anambra APGA lawmaker defects to APC
Wed, 01 May 2019
Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State has lost to the All Progressives Congress (APC) a lawmaker in the state House of Assembly, Hon. Ikem Uzozie. Uzozie, who is the member representing Aguata 11 constituency,announced his defection from APGA to APC on the floor of the []The post Anambra APGA lawmaker defects to APC appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Defection suit: Saraki, Dogara, 52 other lawmakers know fate May 17
Wed, 01 May 2019
The Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed May 17 to deliver judgment in a suit seeking the removal of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and 52 other lawmakers. Justice Okon Abang fixed the date on Monday after taking arguments from all parties involved in the matter. An advocacy group, Legal []The post Defection suit: Saraki, Dogara, 52 other lawmakers know fate May 17 appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Man Utd’s Solskjaer must show authority by dropping De Gea ‘ Wright
Wed, 01 May 2019
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer must show he is not afraid to make big decisions and drop error-prone goalkeeper David de Gea for the final two games of the Premier League season. The former England striker Ian Wright spoke against the backdrop of the poor performances of the Spain international in recent times. De []The post Man Utd’s Solskjaer must show authority by dropping De Gea Wright appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Iyaoloja installation: Traders shut Computer Village in protest
Wed, 01 May 2019
(NAN)Traders in the Computer Village, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday shut down activities to protest the planned installation of female and male market leaders ‘Iyaoloja’ and ‘Babaloja’ respectively in the hub. The traders told a Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) covering the protest that the computer village was an international market that did []The post Iyaoloja installation: Traders shut Computer Village in protest appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Healthcare delivery: Wike bags NMA Merit Award
Wed, 01 May 2019
Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has bagged the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Healthcare Merit Award, in recognition of his execution of outstanding projects and programmes in the healthcare sector. NMA Chairman in Rivers State, Dr. Obulebra Adebiyi, announced the nomination of Governor Wike for the prestigious award, yesterday,during a congratulatory visit []The post Healthcare delivery: Wike bags NMA Merit Award appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Slovak firm to set up electric car, energy bulb plants in Cross River
Wed, 01 May 2019
In readiness to when Nigeria will embrace the use of electric cars, Cross River Government is aligning with a Slovak firm, Sirieco, with a view to establishing electric car assembling plant in the state. Chief Executive Officer of Sirieco Company Limited, Mr. Groidis Peter, disclosed this when he led his team on an inspection tour []The post Slovak firm to set up electric car, energy bulb plants in Cross River appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Robbery suspect fingers local vigilance group as informant
Wed, 01 May 2019
Paul Osuyi, Asaba A suspected member of an armed robbery gang believed to be terrorising the University of Abraka and its environs in Delta State, yesterday, implicated the local vigilance group in the area as the robbery gang source of information. The 26-year-old suspect, Ezekiel Akpos, was arrested along with Kingsley Daniel (27) by the []The post Robbery suspect fingers local vigilance group as informant appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Rivers Assembly passes Pension Reform Bill
Wed, 01 May 2019
Tony John, Port Harcourt The new Rivers State Pension Reform Bill, yesterday,sailed through legislative proceedings at the House of Assembly, and is now awaiting endorsement of the governor. Before then, a heated debate had ensued as some legislators called for inclusion of more welfare packages since it was aimed at addressing the plight of retirees. []The post Rivers Assembly passes Pension Reform Bill appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Gunmen abduct Taraba varsity deputy registrar
Wed, 01 May 2019
Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Gunmen yesterday morning kidnapped the Deputy Registrar, Administration, of the Taraba State University Jalingo, Mr. Sanusi Sa’ad in his house at the university quarters. Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), of the university Dr. Samuel Shikaa, who confirmed the incident said that As’ad, who is also the Information and []The post Gunmen abduct Taraba varsity deputy registrar appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Erosion control: Kano pays N500m counterpart fund
Wed, 01 May 2019
Desmond Mgboh, Kano As part of efforts to address the menace of erosion, Kano State Government, has paid the sum of N500m as its counterpart fund to the Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Project ( NEWMAP) The state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje disclosed this at the official commissioning and hand- over of Gandu -Tukun []The post Erosion control: Kano pays N500m counterpart fund appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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ECOWAS to adopt ICPC Academy for Corruption Studies
Wed, 01 May 2019
James Ojo, Abuja The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has said that it has concluded plans to adopt the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), as a centre of excellence in corruption studies, particularly in the area of Corruption Risks Assessment (CRA). The academy is a training and research arm of the Independent Corrupt []The post ECOWAS to adopt ICPC Academy for Corruption Studies appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Saudi grants Buhari’s request on Zainab
Wed, 01 May 2019
Aidoghie Paulinus and Fred Itua, Abuja Zainab Aliyu, the Nigerian lady, who was detained by the Saudi Arabian authorities over drug related issue, has been released. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Mustapha Suleiman, said she was released yesterday to the Nigerian Mission in Saudi Arabia. Her release followed President Muhammadu []The post Saudi grants Buhari’s request on Zainab appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Recession: Govs bar journalists from induction programme
Wed, 01 May 2019
Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Journalists were barred from covering ongoing induction programme for newly-elected and returning governors at State House Conference Center, Abuja, yesterday. Both State House Correspondents and accredited Nigeria Governor Forum (NGF) correspondents with exception of the crew of NTA were denied access into the venue. State House Correspondents were not even allowed into []The post Recession: Govs bar journalists from induction programme appeared first on The Sun Ni
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Senate jerks up 2019 budget to N8.91trn
Wed, 01 May 2019
Ndubuisi Orji and Fred Itua, Abuja The National Assembly, yesterday, approved a total of N8,916, 964 ,099,373 for the 2019 fiscal year. It, will, tomorrow, transmit the bill to President Muhammmadu Buhari for his assent. Present Buhari had on December 19, 2018 presented a budget estimate of N8.826,636,578,915 billion to a joint session of parliament. []The post Senate jerks up 2019 budget to N8.91trn appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Prof. Dora Akunyili (drug warrior) and Chief Efunsetan Aniwura in accord concordia, battling for Nigeria’s elusive unity (25)
Wed, 01 May 2019
Introduction The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better. Tony Dungy Prof. Dora Nkem Akunyili and Chief (Mrs.) Efunsetan Aniwura have shown what it takes to be a good leader in their various fields. In this piece, we shall []The post Prof. Dora Akunyili (drug warrior) and Chief Efunsetan Aniwura in accord concordia, battling for Nigeria’s elusive unity (25) appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Witches and wizards behind the sufferings of many (3)
Wed, 01 May 2019
My testimony is a great miracle of what God did for me through your oil. Where I am doing business is a very strategic place and I have been making sales for years without any problem. Sometime last year, someone got a shop opposite mine and my money started missing even when I was sure []The post Witches and wizards behind the sufferings of many (3) appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Power, not ‘more grease’ to your elbow
Wed, 01 May 2019
Youare welcome to this edition: ‘Some of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Zamfara State, who fled their ancestral homes in the wake of armed bandits attacks are battling with’.’ (THISDAY, THE SATURDAY NEWSPAPER, April 29) Get it right: in the wake of bandits’ attacks ‘Police detonate bomb in Kaduna’ (DAILY INDEPENDENT Headline, April 14) []The post Power, not ‘more grease’ to your elbow appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Delta Force FC ‘An open letter to Governor Uduaghan (1)
Wed, 01 May 2019
On August 13, 2009, in Letter from Washington, by Emma Okocha: ‘You will, therefore, outrun your party cultism, your tribal membership and, from day one, propose your programs to fulfilling your mission. Indeed, the road map should be accentuated with deadlines ‘ and after the first year, pause and compare notes with your counterparts in []The post Delta Force FC ‘An open letter to Governor Uduaghan (1) appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Davido celebrates `wifey’ Chioma at 24; fans react
Wed, 01 May 2019
Some fans of music superstar, David Adeleke a.k.a Davido have reacted to the word ‘wifey” in his birthday message to his girlfriend, Chioma Rowland alleging that he had secretly paid her bride price. The singer in 2018 revealed on Twitter that he has been with Chioma for five years. In those five years, he welcomed []The post Davido celebrates `wifey’ Chioma at 24; fans react appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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U.S. youth suicides up after Netflix show, cause unclear ‘ study
Wed, 01 May 2019
Suicides by young Americans rose by nearly a third in the month, following the 2017 debut of popular Netflix television drama series ’13 Reasons Why,’ in which a teenage girl kills herself, a U.S. study showed on Monday. The researchers said the study had limitations and they could not make a direct causal link between []The post U.S. youth suicides up after Netflix show, cause unclear study appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Celebrities, friends pay tribute to Oscar nominee, John Singleton
Wed, 01 May 2019
The passing away of Oscar-nominated film director, John Singleton, has left the Hollywood community in mourning. Singleton died at 51. He suffered from a stroke. He was best known for directing Boyz N The Hood and other prominent television shows, and was the first African American and the youngest-ever filmmaker to be nominated for an []The post Celebrities, friends pay tribute to Oscar nominee, John Singleton appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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John Singleton African-American movie director dies
Wed, 01 May 2019
American film director and screenwriter, John Singleton has died after suffering from a stroke. The Oscar-nominated director, popularly known for his films including Boyz N The Hood(1991) and his remake of detective movie, Shaft (2000) was 51-years-old. Singleton directed ‘Boyz n the Hood’ when he was 22 and fresh out of film school. The piece []The post John Singleton African-American movie director dies appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Davido gives girlfriend surprise birthday gift, calls her ‘wifey
Wed, 01 May 2019
(NAN)There are indications that Nigerian singer Davido could finally end up marrying his girlfriend Chioma Rowland, after he wished her happy on his Instagram page on Tuesday, calling her ‘wifey’. Davido who maybe planning to spend the rest of his life with Chioma used the occasion to share series of videos and pictures to mark []The post Davido gives girlfriend surprise birthday gift, calls her ‘wifey’ appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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