THE Niger Delta is home to many JTF formations created to guarantee the security of life and property. Many JTF commanders have come and gone in the appointive engagement of the task of extirpation of any act of criminality in the Niger Delta.The post JTF’s fumbling formations appeared first on Vanguard News.
Kiev on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine of killing "many" civilians trying to leave a conflict-torn area by shelling them with equipment provided by Moscow.The post Kiev says ‘many dead’ after rebels ‘fire on fleeing civilians’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
The death toll in the war-torn Gaza Strip rose above 2,000 Monday, the health ministry said as more people injured in over a month of fighting with the Israelis succumbed to their wounds.The post Gaza death toll rises above 2,000: health ministry appeared first on Vanguard News.
AFTER all the noise and the heightening of the blood pressure of Nigerians by the irascible All Progressives Congress, APC, it was a delightful surprise that the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Foces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, was magnanimous enough to let the noisy and lying party to win.The post So Jonathan allowed Aregbesola to win appeared first on Vanguard News.
ASABA â€” Suspected kidnappers, yesterday, abducted a mother, Mrs. Adeyemi and her baby at Asaba, but the police put up a brave performance by rescuing the victims.The post Police rescue kidnapped mother, baby in Asaba appeared first on Vanguard News.
Mr. Onyeani Uka Nwosu is the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Abia State-based Green Town Farms, a farming business based on professional research. In this chat with Financial Vanguard, Nwosu says farmers can only break even when they mechanise the processes. He urges government at all levels to do more for the sector, noting that if only a small percentage of money spent on the oil and gas sector is spent in agriculture, Nigerian economy will burstThe post Agric value chain is long, can employ
The Chairman of Governing Council of National Human Rights Commission, HNRC, Professor Chidi Odinkalu, has called on the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to cancel its annual conference slated for Owerri, Imo State over the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD outbreak in the country.The post Ebola: NBA urged to cancel annual conference appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Federal Government, weekend, defended its decision to sack 16,000 resident doctors across the country, saying the move was to allow the government appraise the training programme, even as the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Lagos State Branch, dismissed the action describing it as â€˜ ahuge joke.â€™The post Doctorsâ€™ sack: FG defends action appeared first on Vanguard News.
All is still not well between Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State and majority of the members of the state House of Assembly, despite escaping the first round of impeachment two weeks ago.The post Nasarawa lawmakers consider fresh impeachment against Al-Makura today appeared first on Vanguard News.
Lagosâ€”One person was yesterday confirmed dead, several others injured, as another passenger boat exploded in Lagos at the weekend. Aside the deceased who was identified as Emmanuel Onu, Vanguard gathered that another passenger of the ill-fated boat was still in coma two days after the explosion. It was gathered that the passengers were coming from Lekki axis of the state before the boat engine exploded at Capital Oil Jetty at Victoria Island. Sources said that aside Onu who died in the explosion,
Following the fears of spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) through international air and seaports, including border land outposts of Nigerian Immigration Serives (NIS) in the Northeast sub-region of country, Cameroon has closed its borders with Nigeria and suspended all flights to and from Nigeria.The post Cameroon closes borders,Â suspends flights from Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.
As part of his preparations for the 2015 presidential race, former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku, is about to begin a national peace tour that will take him to major decision-makers, opinion moulders and groups across the country.The post 2015: Atiku begins peace tour appeared first on Vanguard News.
ABUJA â€” AHEAD his formal declaration for his re -election bid come 2015, President Goodluck Jonathan has pleaded with Nigerians, especially his pro- campaign groups to be patient with him as a decision which would be favourable to them will be taken soon, just as he declared that he will not let Nigerians down.The post 2015: Be patient, I wonâ€™t let you down, Jonathan tells campaign groups appeared first on Vanguard News.
The eldest son of the former Head of State, General Murtala Ramat Muhammad, Alhaji Abba Risqua, yesterday revealed that he was under intense pressure to vie for the gubernatorial seat in 2015.The post 2015: I’m under pressure to join Kano gubernatorial race – Gen. Murtala ‘ s son appeared first on Vanguard News.
SENATE President, Senator David Mark; Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Dr. Steve Oru; former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, deputy governor of the state, Prof Amos Utuama, SAN, and other notable Deltans, yesterday, mourned the late President General of Urhobo Progressive Union, UPU, General Patrick Aziza (rtd), who died on Saturday in Abuja from cancer. He was aged 67.The post Mark, Oru, Ibori, Utuama, Aguariavwodo, Omo-Agege, Onuesoke, others mourn Aziza appeared first on Vanguard
THE dastardly â€œimportationâ€ of the dreaded Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) into Nigeria by the late Patrick Sawyer almost a month ago, has brought out the best in the government and people of Nigeria, surprisingly.The post All-out war on Ebola disease appeared first on Vanguard News.
Lawyer, journalist, and former governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chinwoke Mbadinuju was one of two governors elected in 1999, who failed to win a second term. In this interview, he traces the conspiracies he claims aborted his second term dreams, and for that reason, strongly rejects what he claims are similar conspiracies against President Goodluck Jonathan. He also reviews the proceedings and conclusions of the recent National Conference and dismisses the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC,
POLITICIANS in Oyo State weekend faulted the just-concluded distribution of permanent voterâ€™s card, PVC in the state, claiming the exercise was fraught with crass irregularities.Leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of colluding with All Progressives Congress, APC to deny members of their PVC.The post Politicians fault distribution of permanent voterâ€™s card in Oyo appeared first on Vanguard News.
The South East zone of All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, reiterated it was not opposed to President Goodluck Jonathan running for the Presidency in 2015, saying he had the constitutional right to seek re-election.The post We’re not opposed to Jonathan running in 2015, says S-East APC appeared first on Vanguard News.
In a related development, the Lagos State Government has warned against environmental pollution such as defecating and urinating in the public, and urged people to embrace proper environmental hygiene standards as a way of curbing the spread of EVD.The post Ebola: Mass enlightenment begins in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News.