Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore on Thursday refused to give up power but called off a state of emergency imposed after a violent uprising against his 27-year rule that saw parliament set ablaze.The post Burkina Faso leader refuses to quit despite coup, violence appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Police in Abuja on Friday arraigned three men before a Zuba Upper Area Court for allegedly fingering a lady without her consent.The post Police arraign three for sexual assault appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Vice President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr lssa Aremu, has said that Nigerians import N300 billion worth of textiles and garments annually without paying duties or taxes to government.The post Nigerians import N300bn textiles annually – NLC appeared first on Vanguard News.
YORUBA Youth Initiative, YYI, has concluded plans to endorse the presidential ambition of President Goodluck Jonathan in Lagos.The post Yoruba youths to endorse Jonathan appeared first on Vanguard News.
It was gathered yesterday that the presidency may have directed the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha to formally write the Speaker, Aminu Tambuwal to reconvene plenary sessions within one week or face impeachment.The post Presidency orders Ihedioha to write Tambuwal to reconvene plenary within one week appeared first on Vanguard News.
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan yesterday stormed the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, where he collected the expression of interest and nomination forms of the party to vie for the 2015 presidential election.The post Jonathan picks nomination forms appeared first on Vanguard News.
Ogun State Deputy Governor, Prince Segun Adesegun yesterday, insisted that the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was aware of the ill treatment he is subjected to by Governor Ibikunle Amosun.The post Amosun vs Adesegun: APC feigning ignorance of my plight – Ogun Dep Gov appeared first on Vanguard News.
Concerning my chances, there is no doubt that I will win on a landslide if primary election is conducted today in the APC. I am very sure that most of our party men are very interested in seeing Lagos governed by a man who understands party politics and who is passionate about the development of Lagos and its people. They know that as at today, there is nobody that can compete favourably against Ikuforiji as far as that is concerned.The post Lagos 2015: Why Ambode cannot be imposed on Lagos â€“ Ikuforiji,
The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday dashed the hopes of Governor Bala James Ngilari of Adamawa State from taking part in the 2015 governorship poll as it ruled out the possibility of people from Adamawa Central contesting the election.The post Adamawa 2015: PDP zones out Gov Ngilari from contesting appeared first on Vanguard News.
There was a mild drama at Gezawa High Court, Kano, yesterday as a girl-bride, Wasila Tasi, suspected to have killed her husband and three others in April, failed to utter a word in court during her trial.The post Drama, as 14-yr-old suspected killer bride goes â€˜dumbâ€™ in court appeared first on Vanguard News.
HUMAN rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo, has alleged that ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has threatened to kill him.The post Delta LG Polls Fallout: Tompolo is threatening my life – Keyamo appeared first on Vanguard News.
The rescue of the 219 girls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State by insurgents of the Islamist Boko Haram group must take priority over every other activity, Bringbackourgirls campaigner, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili has said.The post 200th day: Make rescue of Chibok girls top priority, Ezekwesili pleads appeared first on Vanguard News.
Few hours after the commercial nerve centre and the second biggest town in Adamawa State fell into the hands of Islamic sect, Boko Haram, the insurgents, yesterday, overran Vimtim, the home town of the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh.The post Terrorists overrun CDS, Badeh’s home town appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE hot weather last Friday was not enough to deter the thousands of party supporters who thronged the Onikan Stadium, Lagos to hear Akinwumi Ambodeâ€™s formal declaration for the office of governor of Lagos State.The post Lagos 2015: The Ambode pathway appeared first on Vanguard News.
Royal Dutch Shell said yesterday that it lost $146 million, about N23.36 billion from insecurity in Nigeria, and from the impact of its divestment across the globe, among others, in the third quarter of 2014.The post Shell loses N23bn over insecurity in Nigeria, others appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE year 2014 is a symbolic for Nigeria. This year the nation marked its Centenary - 100years since the amalgamation of the Nigerian nation.The post Ode to our military leaders appeared first on Vanguard News.
By OMOH GABRIEL Last Tuesday, the Minister of Finance and Co-ordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, addressed a press conference to allay the fears of Nigerians that the nation is broke. While at it, she said the government was putting in place measures to address any possible fallouts from the falling prices ofThe post Nigerians never learn from economic history appeared first on Vanguard News.
Boko Haram has used kidnapped young women and girls on the front lines of its insurgency, according to a new report published on Monday, after a fresh abduction in Nigeria's far northeast.The post ‘Threatened with death until she converted to Islam’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
Seven people, including a pregnant woman and a baby, were, weekend roasted to death, while five officials of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency TRACE, and an unspecified number of traffic police were injured by hoodlums at Kara, along Lagos/Ibadan expressway.The post Pregnant woman, six others roasted to death, 11 injured on Lagos-Ibadan expressway appeared first on Vanguard News.
POLITICS is replacing the attention our country needs to make progress. The biggest casualty is the people. Politics should focus on the collective future of Nigeria.The post Bring Back Our Country appeared first on Vanguard News.