Anambra Central: Again, the people have won

The news headlines greeting the result of the Saturday, January 13, Anambra Central senatorial election screamed variously: “APGA in landslide victory,” “Victor Umeh elected senator,” “Umeh in resounding victory,” etc. The headlines tell a true story, but not the whole story. True, Chief Victor Umeh swept the polls in each of the seven local government…

To prevent domestic violence, women should look out for red flags in relationships –Vivour-Adeniyi

By Christine Onwuachumba Mrs. Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi is the co-coordinator, Lagos Domestic and Sexual Violence Team and she is poised to help eradicate sexual and gender-based violence, completely in the state In this interview with Daily Sun recently, Vivour-Adeniyi speaks of government’s commitment and political will to fight this scourge to the barest minimum.  What does your job…

We’ll ‘strangle’ US-backed force in Syria –warns Turkish leader

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan threatened yesterday to “strangle” a planned 30,000-strong United States-backed force in Syria “before it’s even born,” as Washington’s backing for Kurdish fighters drove a wedge into relations with one of its main Middle East allies. The United States announced its support on Sunday for plans for a “border force” to defend territory…

Herdsmen crisis and the risk of food insecurity

By TayoOgunbiyi These, indeed, are strange times for our beloved nation. Harsh economic realities coupled with incessant fuel scarcity, unemployment, inflation, hunger and poverty have continued to make life tough for the people. To complicate things, insecurity has become a major source of anxiety. Terrorism is alien to our culture. But, recent occurrences have since…

Abducted Taraba lawmaker found dead

From Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Abducted Taraba lawmaker, Mr Hosea Ibi, has been  found dead. Ibi, representing Takum 1 at the state House of Assembly- Governor Darius Ishaku’s constituency, was abducted on December 30, in his home town in Takum. According to the Special Assistant to Governor Ishaku on new media, Mr Nelson Len, the body…

Lassa fever hits Ebonyi again

•2 doctors, 1 nurse feared dead From Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki There was panic in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, yesterday, following a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever disease in the area which has claimed the lives of two doctors and a nurse. The medical officers, whose names were given as Dr. Abel Sunday from Akwa-Ibom…