Daily Archives: June 14, 2020

Not now!

Editorial Amidst ballooning cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, resident doctors across the country have hit the trenches. Barring any last minute development, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) are to begin an indefinite strike today, following the expiration of a two-week notice its members served the Federal …

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Agro-waste

Editorial Last week, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo undertook two important tasks in the beleaguered Zaki Biam community of Benue State: he kicked off the reconstruction of the yam market as well as inaugurated the 200,000-capacity yam storage facility. The two tasks are not only timely but also very important. First, …

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Why Ize-Iyamu will get APC ticket, by supporters

SUPPORTERS of an All Progressive Congress (APC) aspirant in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, are confident he will clinch the party’s ticket. The supporters, under the aegis of Etuno Rebirth Group, a community-based group pushing for the development of Edo State, say Ize-Iyamu will …

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Novak Djokovic cries as he plays in front of home fans again

The 4-0 1-4 4-2 win sent fellow Serb Filip Krajinovic into the final. Djokovic’s event – the first elite men’s tennis since it was suspended by coronavirus – attracted 4,000 fans. “I am just overwhelmed by emotion because this reminds me of my childhood,” he said as the Belgrade crowd …

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Tragedy as lorry kills 7 family members attending funeral in Anambra

Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha Tragedy struck in Anambra State as seven family members lost their lives while six others sustained various degrees of injury in a ghastly motor accident along Ogidi-Abatete road in Idemili North Local Government Area of the State. Daily Sun gathered that the accident involved a Mecedez …

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Jegede will not be running mate to Agboola, says aide

By Osagie Otabor, Akure Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the 2016 governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, will not be running mate to anybody, one of his aides has said. There were talks that the PDP national leadership has reached a deal with Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, …

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UPDATED: Wike, Obaseki meet behind closed doors

By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki on Sunday met with his Rivers counterpart, Nyesom Wike, behind closed doors at the Rivers Government House, Port Harcourt. It was gathered that Obaseki, who wore a white long-sleeve shirt tucked in black trousers and an orange fez cap with an …

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Nobody stepping down for Ondo Deputy Gov, says Olafeso

By Osagie Otabor, Akure Southwest National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Eddy Olafeso, has insisted that no aspirant was prepared to step down for Ondo Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi. Olafeso was responding to comments by a National Working Committee member of the PDP that the Deputy Governor might …

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