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March 23, 2018 1:48 AM Col. Joe Achuzia (1929-2018)

One of the most dreaded Biafran Army commanders during the 1967-1970 Nigerian Civil War, Colonel Joe Achuzia, has passed on. Aged 89, the Biafran War hero died on February 26, 2018 at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, Delta State. Before the war broke out, Achuzia was managing his Engineering Company in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. But, he had fought 15

March 22, 2018 1:03 PM Imo APC guber aspirants to step down for Nwosu

Chief of Staff to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, Chief Uche Nwosu, who has been endorsed by the governor to succeed him in 2019, might have found favour in some of his co-aspirants who, Daily Sun gathered, are planning to step down for him. According to a top member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state who do not want his name mentioned 18

March 22, 2018 7:36 AM Over 100,000 dump PDP, APC for SDP in Adamawa

Over a hundred thousand people in Adamawa State have dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Social Democratic Party (SDP). National Chairman of SDP, Chief Olu Falae stated this Wednesday during the official decamping rally of Chief Emmanuel Bello to SDP at the Lamido Cinema of Adamawa State. “I have come to receive 17

March 21, 2018 8:54 PM Dapchi: Army hands over 106 girls, gives details

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday formally handed 106 released girls from Boko Haram captivity to the Federal Government. Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, presented the released girls to the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at the 105 Air Force Composite Command, Maiduguri. Nicholas explained that “104 of the girls 20

March 21, 2018 10:08 AM Obiano submits names of 16 commissioner nominees to Anambra Assembly

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, on Tuesday, submitted the names of 16 Commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for confirmation. The names were made up of seven former Commissioners in his first term while nine are fresh nominees. The re-nominated commissioners were Dr. Uju Nworgu, Prof. Kate Omenugha, Mr. Afam Mbanefo, Mark Okoye 18

March 21, 2018 3:03 AM Obiano commissions fish, poultry feeds distributing outlet

global Agri-business giant, Olams Company (Crown Flour Mill) has opened its distributing outlet, Oasis Farms and Agro Services Limited at Aroma junction Awka, Anambra State. Olam grows, sources, trades and processes food and industrial raw materials across 16 product platforms for over 13,000 c. The a shop located at Lamb of God plaza Aroma was commissioned 16

March 20, 2018 7:40 AM 2019: Ladoja playing God in Oyo politics – Senator Agboola

The immediate past Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Hosea Ayoola Agboola, yesterday, said the role being played by the former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, in the crisis rocking the state chapter of the PDP portended danger for the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. He alleged that the former governor was playing God with his threat 16

March 20, 2018 2:15 AM I’ve no score to settle with Archbishop Obinna –Okorocha

State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said he is not in anyway angry with the Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, Anthony Obinna, over his comments after an alleged attack at Funeral Mass in Owerri North, recently. The governor said he has no score to settle with the cleric, contrary to media reports, just as he appealed to politicians in the state, as well as residents 19

March 19, 2018 8:04 AM Unknown gunmen kidnap communication giant’s aged-woman in Abia

Unknown gunmen on Sunday kidnapped an aged woman at Ubakala, Umuahia south local government area of Abia state. The victim’s name could be ascertained as of the time of the incident, but sources hinted that she is the mother of a communication giant and Chief Executive Officer of SLOT, Mr. Nnamdi Ezeigbo. According to information made available to newsmen 18

March 18, 2018 8:22 PM Biafra: Police speaks on IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts

Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Anthony Ogbizi, has said that sureties of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) should tell the world where he is. Justice Binta Nyako ordered Ejiofor to produce the elusive IPOB leader during the next adjournment date of March 28, or for his sureties to explain his whereabouts. Kanu was admitted to bail on April 17