The Sun Newspapers Nigeria: History and Contact

Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 08:16 pm

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 via Mazamaza area of Lagos and it is quite an edifice of national and international standards.

Sun Newspaper Nigeria New Office Address in Lagos

The Sun Newspapers has since moved its administrative and editorial department to a new building located at Boet estate, Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja to allow for more flexibility.


The Sun 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.

With these figures, The Sun became the highest selling newspaper in Nigeria. Sun Newspapers are interesting to read and they are somewhat 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.

On March 29, 2001, Daily Sun, also known as Sun Newspapers was incorporated.  Production as a weekly commenced on March 18, 2003, and production as a daily as a daily kicked off on the 16th of May, 2003.

Daily Sun targets young adults between the ages of 18 and 45 and when compared to the popular Sun newspaper of the United Kingdom, they look similar.

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 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 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 March 2013. In May, 2015, Mr. Eric Osagie succeeded Mr. Femi Adesina as Managing Editor/Editor-in-Chief of The Sun Publishing Limited. Mr Osagie tenured expired and has been replaced by Mr.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 at

If you wish to read the latest headlines on Sun Newspaper as it happens in Nigeria, visit their website for more information.

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Oluchi Chukwu

Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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