NIGERIA’S determination to be among the economic and political superpowers in 2020 will continue to be a wild-goose-chase as long as its leaders remain corrupt. Foremost author and internationally-acclaimed novelist, Professor Chinua Achebe, who lamented the state of anarchy Nigeria has descended to since independence on October 1, 1960, said although the country was trying […]

Ahmadinejad in Abuja, brands US world’s dictator.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday called the United States a global dictator and lashed out at Israel after arriving in Nigeria to meet fellow Muslim leaders at a summit. “They are the self-proclaimed leaders and everybody should know that self-proclaimed leadership is dictatorship,” Ahmadinejad, referring to the United States, told an audience of hundreds […]

WORLD CUP: Bomber Arrested In Cape Town

A man, who claimed to be in possession of bomb threw 2010 World Cup fans into panic at the Fan Fest in Cape Town, South Africa yesterday. The police quickly moved in to effect the arrest of the man. Cape Town Police told reporters yesterday that they have arrested the man for claiming to be […]


Abia State House of Assembly has concluded plans to impeach the state’s deputy governor, Mr Chris Akomas, on the allegation of disloyalty to Governor Theodore Orji. Governor Orji and his deputy were elected on a joint ticket of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) in 2007 in the state, but the cordial relationship between the two […]


Italian oilfield services company, Saipem SpA and parent Eni SpA, will pay a total of $365 million to resolve United States’ probes into a bribery case in Nigeria’s oil sector, Eni said yesterday. The payment, the third so far, is to settle charges that Eni’s former Dutch subsidiary, Snamprogetti, participated in the scheme to bribe […]


The Bauchi State police command yesterday restored all security aides of the reinstated deputy governor of the state, Alhaji Garba Gadi. This was disclosed by the commissioner of police, Danlami Yar’Adua, while briefing newsmen in his office in Bauchi yesterday. CP Yar’Adua said that as long as there was no counter order from the court […]

Kalu may return to PDP

Former Abia State governor and Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu may well be on his way back to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), if the current pressure on him is sustained. Kalu’s impending return, Daily Sun learnt yesterday, is in keeping with […]


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