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June 12, 2018 8:26 AM Lai Mohammed mourns Ras Kimono

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the late Reggae icon, Ras Kimono’s contribution to the Raggae genre of music can never be forgotten. This is even as he expressed shock and sadness at the passing of Kimono whom he said, was a “globally-acclaimed Reggae star.” In a statement made available to Daily Sun in Abuja by Segun 22

June 9, 2018 11:50 AM Atiku reacts to Buhari’s approval of state assembly financial autonomy

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has applauded the National Assembly over assent of bill granting financial autonomy to state assemblies in Nigeria. “I just want to inform you that His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari today (Friday) assented to the Constitution Fourth Alteration Bill which grants financial authonomy and independence to the Houses 34

June 4, 2018 11:01 AM Governor Ortom reacts to death of Justice Akanbi, says late judge was selfless

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has described the death of former President of the Court of Appeal and pioneer Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Justice Mustapha Akanbi as a painful loss to the nation. Governor Ortom, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase said Justice 19

June 1, 2018 5:07 PM Police Arraigns Man In Court Over Petrol Fraud

A 37-year-old Owoniyi Idowu has been arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrate court over alleged fraud of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol. The accused was arraigned before Magistrate A.O. Ajanaku on a two-count charge of fraud and stealing. Police Prosecutor, Inspector Elisha Olusegun told the court that the accused committed the offence 21

May 28, 2018 2:58 PM Photos: Actor Hugh Grant, Gets Married For The First Time At Age 57

The actor tied the knots with his long-term Swedish TV producer girlfriend, Anna Eberstein, in an intimate ceremony in Chelsea on Thursday. Grant was pictured in a navy suit accompanied by a pale blue shirt while his bride Anna wore a pale blue shirt and white mini skirt. Anna, 39, was seen holding the couple’s daughter, whose name has never been revealed 33

May 24, 2018 5:20 PM Lasun Yussuff Celebrates Aregbesola At 61

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Lasun Yussuff has felicitated with Governor Rauf Aregbesola on the occasion of his 61st Birthday. In a statement on Thursday in Osogbo, the Deputy Speaker eulogised Aregbesola for his perseverance and commitment to the ideals of true democracy as espoused by the late Sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo 30

May 19, 2018 3:38 PM Ekiti APC mourns as ex-guber candidate, Ajayi dies

The Ekiti State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been thrown into mourning following the death of a former governorship candidate, Mr. Kole Ajayi. Ajayi, 51, died on Friday while travelling to Lagos to attend a meeting of Ekiti State University (EKSU) Alumni Association. It was gathered that he gave up the ghost before he could be rushed 24

May 17, 2018 5:06 AM Ambode promises to deliver 14,187 housing units in 2 yearsThe Sun News

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has promised to deliver 14,187 housing units before the next two years, across the state. The governor, who spoke yesterday, through Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, said this would be achieved through a joint venture partnership, under its housing programme tagged: Lagos Affordable Public Housing 25

May 16, 2018 3:58 AM Reps quiz Stanbic IBTC chief over N1 billion account in alleged breach of TSA policy

The House of Representatives yesterday quizzed the managing director of the Stanbic IBTC bank, Mr Demola Sogunle as to why operated an Hyprep account of over N1 billion belonging to the Federal ministry of Environment allegedly in breach of the treasury single account (TSA) policy. The House, via, it’s Mr Abubakar Nuhu Damburam led ad-hoc committee probing 19

May 14, 2018 7:26 PM Bode George finally speaks on son’s death

A former Deputy National Chairman (South) of the People’s Democratic Party, Olabode George, on Monday said he was extremely pained by the death of his first son, Dipo. George disclosed this when the National Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus, led other members of the National Working Committee to George’s residence in Ikoyi, Lagos, on a condolence visit 25