The paramount ruler of Ikorodu, the Ayangburen, Oba Salaudeen Oyefusi (Oguntade II), has died at the age of 83 after months of battling with ill-health.The post Oba of Ikorodu, Ayangburen, dies at 83 appeared first on Vanguard News.
IGBO Leaders have urged the Federal Government and all stakeholders to avert what they termed desperate attempts by Boko Haram insurgents to bomb the South-East, warning that a successful attack in the region portended grave danger for the country.The post Boko Haram desperate to bomb South-East – Igbo leaders appeared first on Vanguard News.
Nigeria and Shell have done almost nothing to ease oil pollution in the Ogoniland area of the Niger Delta, three years after a landmark UN report called for a $1 billion dollar clean-up, Amnesty International said Monday.The post No action from Shell, Nigeria on Ogoniland pollution report – Amnesty appeared first on Vanguard News.
NATIONAL Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP yesterday asked the embattled governor of Nasarawa State, Tanko Al-Makura and the All Progressives Congress, APC to leave the Presidency and PDP out of the present political crisis he was facing with members of the State House of Assembly.The post Face your problems, leave Jonathan, PDP alone, PDP tells Al-Makura, APC appeared first on Vanguard News.
HE speed of justice is something we use to illustrate the essence of ensuring that justice is done, and in a fashion, that does not vitiate the essence of justice. We are a people of many words. Anyone who knows official postulations about justice would be shocked about minimal efforts the authorities make to facilitate justice.The post Give Judiciary Its Money appeared first on Vanguard News.
Enugu State police command has arrested the mortician in-charge of the Christ Specialist Hospital, Enugu, from where the corpse of Chief Theodore Ezeobi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, was reportedly stolen last Thursday morning.The post Police arrest mortician over stolen corpse of SAN in Enugu appeared first on Vanguard News.
AS the people of Osun state Saturday vote to elect the governor of the state, former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, weekend allayed fears of people in the state over the use of soldiers during elections, saying similar move had produced positive results.The post Osun guber: Ladoja allays fear over use of soldiers appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE Council of State last week met, and top of the decisions it took was to see to the abolition of the concept of indigenes in our nation. It set up a committee of governors drawn from the six geopolitical zones to identify discriminatory practices in all parts of the country with a view to eliminating them either through the laws of the National Assembly or federal policies.The post Goodbye to indigeneship? Really? appeared first on Vanguard News.
Bank customers had agonising experience conducting inter-bank transfers last week due to breakdown of the funds transfer platforms of some major banks. Financial Vanguard investigations revealed that the breakdown was prevalent among the top five banks.The post Bank customers groan as funds transfer platforms break down appeared first on Vanguard News.
At least 10 people were killed Sunday in a fresh strike on a UN school in southern Gaza which was sheltering Palestinians displaced by an Israeli military offensive, medics said.The post At least 10 killed in strike on UN school in Gaza- medics appeared first on Vanguard News.
Sports Minister and chairman of the National Sports Commission, Dr Tammy Danagogo has spoken of his emotional trauma over teenage Weightlifter Chika Amalaha who was stripped of his gold medal after committing an anti-doping violation at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.The post Heads to roll over Amalahaâ€™s drug shame â€” Danagogo appeared first on Vanguard News.
*Survivor relives ordeal By Uric Ugbor aba – ABIA State governor, Sir Theodore Ahamefule Orji, has offset the medical bills of last weekâ€™s generator fumes victims in Aba. Orji, represented by his deputy, Sir Emeka Ananaba, during a visit to Austin Grace Hospital at Okigwe Road, yesterday, said it was in fulfilment of the promiseThe post Gov Orjiâ€™s succour for generator fumes victims appeared first on Vanguard News.
The good news proclaimed in the churches today is false. It is different from the one Jesus preached. Todayâ€™s good news is the one declared by Paul: â€œthe good news of the grace of God.â€ (Acts 20:24). This says: â€œRejoice: Jesus died for our sins.â€ (1 Corinthians 15:1-4). Accordingly, Christians insist Jesus carried away all our sins at Calvary. In exchange, he is alleged to have imparted to us the righteousness of GodThe post The Good News and the Deceitful News appeared first on Vanguard
The delay in freeing the over 200 girls seized from Government Secondary School, Chibok, in Borno State, may have exposed them to radicalisation by their captors, who are now using them for suicide bombings, a source told Sunday Vanguard at the weekend.The post Chibok girls fingered as suicide bombers appeared first on Vanguard News.
Following the red alert over Ebola killer virus across the country, fish sellers are being heavily patronised in Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital, as residents shun meat in the light of the claim that the virus could be contracted through the eating of bush meat.The post Ebola: Bauchi residents shun meat; fish patronage soars appeared first on Vanguard News.
BY CHRIS OCHAYI In a bid to address the shortfall of electricity supply being experienced in the country, the Federal Government has developed short term intervention strategy to add 370mmcf/d gas supply that will push up power generation capacity to 5,000 megawatts within the next five months. This step is under a new cross sectoralThe post FG adds 370m gas supply to generate 5,000MW by December appeared first on Vanguard News.
By Olayinka Ajayi Pastor Ituah Ighodalo has denied a media report, crediting him as saying Ebola victims should not seek medical attention. A statement by him, yesterday, said: â€œIt has come to our attention a story published by the Punch newspaper written by one Temitayo FamutimiÂ in response to a post on our official Facebook page.The post Ighodalo denies Ebola story appeared first on Vanguard News.
Kano State governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has faulted his Nasarawa State counterpart, Umaru Muktar Almakuraâ€™sÂ type of politics, saying it was responsible for his predicament.The post NASARAWA IMPEACHMENT PLOT: Gov. Almakura rejected our offer to help – Kwankwaso appeared first on Vanguard News.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted Nigerians to what it described as a plan involving an official of theÂ Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwarts to rig Saturdayâ€™s gubernatorial election in Osun State.The post OSUN POLL: APC alleges PDP rigging plan appeared first on Vanguard News.
As part of preventive measures against the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, the Federal Government has directed relevant authorities to henceforth stop receiving corpses from the West African countries into the country.The post Ebola Alert! FG stops transportation of corpses into Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.