The Sun daily newspaper is one of the many newspaper in Nigeria. The Sun daily Newspaper is among the top print media house in the country and is still functional since its inception till date. By the year 2011, Sun Newspapers had a daily print run of 130,000 copies, and 135,000 for weekend titles, with an average of 80% sales.
The Sun Daily Newspaper is one of the household names when it comes to Newspaper companies in Nigeria. With these figures, The Sun became the highest selling newspaper in Nigeria.
Sun Newspapers are interesting to read and they are different in terms of their stories when compared to that of other newspapers. Their headlines too are eye catching and this makes it worthwhile to read the whole story behind any headline.
The Daily Sun was incorporated on 29 March 2001. It started production as a weekly on 18 January 2003 and as a daily on 16 June 2003. The target audience is young adults in the 18–45 age bracket and in the A, B, and C social-economic classes. The paper is similar in format and logo to a popular newspaper, The Sun, in the United Kingdom, but the two papers are unrelated.
The chairman of the publishing house is Neya Kalu who in May 2022, succeeded her father Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, a former governor of Abia State who currently serves as the Chief Whip of the House of Senate, Federal Republic of Nigeria. The first Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief was Mike Awoyinfa. In January 2010 there was a shake-up in which Tony Onyima succeeded Awoyinfa, and the first Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Dimgba Igwe, was replaced by Femi Adesina.
Awoyinfa and Igwe remained as directors on the company’s board. Adesina replaced Onyima in December 2013. In June, 2015, Eric Osagie succeeded Adesina as Managing Editor/Editor-in-Chief of The Sun Publishing Limited. On 9 August 2019, Onuoha Ukeh, then Editor Daily, was appointed Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief to replace Osagie.
Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, former Governor of Abia State is the chairman and owner of the Daily Sun, Nigeria. Along with the Sun, he owns and manages a larger group of companies known as SLOK group.
Editors-in-Chief/Managing Directors of The Sun Daily Newspapers
Mike Awoyinfa was the first Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Sun. There was a shake up in March 2010 in which Tony Onyima pucceeded Awoyinfa, and the first Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Dimgba Igwe, was replaced by Femi Adesina.
Awoyinfa and Igwe remained as directors on the company’s board. Adesina replaced Onyima in March 2013. In March, 2015, Mr. Eric Osage succeeded Mr. Femi Adesina as Managing Editor/Editor-in-Chief of The Sun Publishing Limited. Mr Osage tenured expired and has been replaced by Mr. Onuoha Ukeh
Mr Onuoha Ukeh is currently rebranding the Daily, Saturday and Sunday Sun respectively to meet international standards
Other top newspapers in Nigeria includes, The Punch, Guardian Newspaper, Tribune, Daily Times e.t.c.
The publishing company also has presence online. You can also visit The Sun Newspaper Online via their website
If you wish to read the latest headlines on Sun Newspaper as it happens in Nigeria, visit their website for more information.
Location Of The Sun Daily Newspaper Company
The Sun Newspapers, also known as The Daily Sun is a daily print Nigerian newspaper, located at 2, Coscharis Street, off Happy Home Avenue, KiriKiri Industrial Layout, P. M.
B. 21776 Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria and published there as well.
The company is accessible through Mazamaza area of Lagos and it is quite an edifice of national and international standards. The Sun Newspapers has since moved its administrative and editorial department to a new building located at Bet estate, Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja to allow for more flexibility.