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Lai Mohammed cracks guests ribs at wedding reception

NAN The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed got guests at a wedding reception, on Saturday in Ilorin roaring with laughter following his jocoserious remarks. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the minister was the Chairman at the reception of the wedding of Tolulope Ajibola and Kolapo Faleye, both petroleum engineers…. The post Lai Mohammed cracks guests ribs at wedding reception appeared first on – The Sun News.

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EPL: Patient Fabinho adapting to ‘intense’ Premier League

NAN New Liverpool signing Fabinho is eager to make his Premier League debut but is aware that he must first adapt to the Merseyside club’s robust playing style under manager Juergen Klopp. The Brazilian midfielder was an unused substitute in Liverpool’s 4-0 home win over West Ham United in their league opener. The 24-year-old was… The post EPL: Patient Fabinho adapting to ‘intense’ Premier League appeared first on – The Sun News.

NAHCON begins pilgrims’ return journey on Monday.

NAN The return journey of Nigeria’s 55,000 pilgrims who performed this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia begins on Monday, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said. Its Director of Operations, Abdullahi Saleh, announced this on Sunday in Jeddah after a meeting with the airline operators. He said the operation would be concluded within… The post NAHCON begins pilgrims’ return journey on Monday. appeared first on – The Sun News.

Trump, Obama, Clinton, Bush, Carter, others mourn Sen. McCain

NAN U.S. President Donald Trump and his predecessors, former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter, have paid tributes in memory of Sen. John McCain who died on Saturday. McCain, 81, a Republican Senator representing Arizona at the congress since 1982, died after failing to battle brain cancer . Eulogies from liberal and… The post Trump, Obama, Clinton, Bush, Carter, others mourn Sen. McCain appeared first on – The Sun News.

Killings: APC chides Bayelsa govt, alleges cover-up

Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a swipe at the Bayelsa State Government accusing it of cover up over the alleged killing of two APC members by suspected thugs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The state’s Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral John Gboribiogha Jonah (rtd) had, in a press conference, fingered… The post Killings: APC chides Bayelsa govt, alleges cover-up appeared first on – The Sun News.

2019: APGA to field presidential candidate

Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), on Saturday, said it would field a presidential candidate in next year’s general elections. Resolution to field a presidential candidate was taken at the Board of Trustees (BoT) meeting held at the Governor’s Lodge Amawbia, Anambra State, on Friday. APGA had, in previous general elections, since… The post 2019: APGA to field presidential candidate appeared first on – The Sun News.

IPOB raps S’ East Govs, Ohanaeze, Igbo politicians

Aloysius Attah, Onitsha Smarting from the seeming silence of prominent Igbo leaders on the plight of pro Biafra groups in the hands of the federal government, the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), on Saturday, came hard on Ohanaeze Ndigbo, South East governors, traditional rulers and politicians. The IPOB, in a statement signed by its Media… The post IPOB raps S’ East Govs, Ohanaeze, Igbo politicians appeared first on – The Sun News.

Nigerian pilots make history as Air Peace takes delivery of Boeing 777-300 aircraft                                   

Louis Ibah Nigeria’s local carrier, Air Peace Airlines Limited, on Saturday, took delivery of a Boeing 777-300 aircraft in readiness for the commencement of its international operations. The new aircraft, a 320-seater Boeing 777-300 christened “Ojochide” and marked 5N-BUU, touched down the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 1.37p.m. to a traditional water … The post Nigerian pilots make history as Air Peace takes delivery of Boeing 777-300 aircraft appeared first on – The Sun News.

Buhari congratulates human rights activist, Richard Akinnola at 60

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated journalist, human rights and pro-democracy activist, Richard Akinnola, on his 60th birthday. He commended Akinnola’s uncompromising posture in always telling the truth to leaders, insisting on propriety and regularly mobilising to safeguard the sanctity of human rights and the integrity of the nation. According to a statement… The post Buhari congratulates human rights activist, Richard Akinnola at 60 appeared first on – The Sun News.

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Boko Haram: Again, Army cautions troops on indiscriminate use of social media

Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Army has, again, warned its personnel, especially those engaged in the counter-insurgency war and other internal security operations across the country, against indiscriminate use of the social media. The Army says that the wrong use of social media by soldiers had exposed some of its operations to the insurgents and… The post Boko Haram: Again, Army cautions troops on indiscriminate use of social media appeared first on – The Sun News.

2019: Nigeria don’t need divisive President – Obi of Onitsha

Gyang Bere, Jos The Obi of Onitsha, His Majesty, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, has declared that Nigeria does not need a regional President but someone who will provide basic needs of life for the entire country without bias in 2019. He noted that the country has being drumming songs of division through advocating for Igbo,… The post 2019: Nigeria don’t need divisive President – Obi of Onitsha appeared first on – The Sun News.

US senator, John McCain dies at 81

BBC Senator John McCain, the Vietnam war hero turned senator and presidential candidate, has died aged 81. McCain died on Saturday surrounded by his family, a short statement released by his office said. He was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour in July 2017 and had been undergoing medical treatment. His family had announced that… The post US senator, John McCain dies at 81 appeared first on – The Sun News .

Husbands defect too

It’s a sadly common practice in this part of the world for women to fall out of ‘love’ with their husbands as soon as grandchildren start arriving. Funke Egbemode Husband can and do defect because defection is a two-way street. If wives can defect, so can husbands. If a woman doesn’t get too old for… The post Husbands defect too appeared first on – The Sun News.

‘WHAT is he doing here, I didn’t ask ‘madam matchmaker’ to call him’

I didn’t ask ‘madam matchmaker’ to call him. I looked at the girl at the front desk. “You must be kidding me, did you call Teju?” Efe Anaughe “TOBS, thanks for accompanying me to the party, I had a swell time but more importantly I was the envy of every man at the party tonight,… The post ‘WHAT is he doing here, I didn’t ask ‘madam matchmaker’ to call him’ appeared first on – The Sun News.

Why people stay in toxic RELATIONSHIPS

Relationships are meant to be peaceful, energizing, and enjoyed; to be mutually beneficial, but in toxic relationships, there is no peace or love to be enjoyed. Bisi Daniels At the end of the day, people happily return to the comfort of their homes. Nobody provides better comfort than an understanding and loving spouse. So why… The post Why people stay in toxic RELATIONSHIPS appeared first on – The Sun News.

Police brutality spurred my campaign for reform – Awosanya, #EndSARS convener

“It validates our outcry, and punctures the allegations that robbery kingpins and yahoo-yahoo boys are sponsoring the #EndSARS, Reform PoliceNG Movement.” Henry Okonkwo The recent initiative by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who in his erstwhile capacity as Acting President issued directives for the commencement of the reform process of the Nigeria Police Force, came as… The post Police brutality spurred my campaign for reform – Awosanya, #EndSARS convener appeared first on – The Sun News.

Aside politics of survival, where are Rivers senators?

Ahead of 2019, the serving senators who have failed to represent the state well must be replaced by vibrant PDP senators who are fearless and committed to the Rivers interest. Simeon Nwakaudu The disservice Akin Fakorede and the Police High Command did to Rivers State when they cooked up the results for the Rivers East… The post Aside politics of survival, where are Rivers senators? appeared first on – The Sun News.

Messi orders Barca to sign €180m Mbappe

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is reportedly urging his club on to beat rivals Real Madrid to the transfer of €180m Kylian Mbappe before the end of the summer. La Liga clubs have until August 31 to sign new players, and this Barca side arguably still looks in need of one more big-name addition for the… The post Messi orders Barca to sign €180m Mbappe appeared first on – The Sun News.

DRINK-DRIVING SCANDAL : Lloris to lose captaincy armband, pay £240,000 fine

Spurs goalkeeper faces a humiliating experience besides being slapped with fine by the Club after his drink-driving scandal. The captain, who led France to glory this summer, was nicked in London in the early hours of yesterday as he drove home after a boozy night out with Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny and Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud. Lloris,… The post DRINK-DRIVING SCANDAL : Lloris to lose captaincy armband, pay £240,000 fine appeared first on – The Sun News.

THE CR7 EFFECT! Juve now worth €1b

Juventus shares have skyrocketed following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo arrived this summer from Real Madrid in a €112m deal. Shirt sales are through the roof and their stock exchange status has soared. READ ALSO Niger 2019: Umar Nasko joins 2019 guber race Since June 1, the Juve shares have increased in value by 65.43… The post THE CR7 EFFECT! Juve now worth €1b appeared first on – The Sun News .
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