Saudi Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh on Tuesday blasted Al-Qaeda and Islamic State jihadists as "enemy number one" of Islam, in a statement issued in Riyadh.The post Saudi top cleric blasts Al-Qaeda, IS as ‘enemy No 1′ of Islam appeared first on Vanguard News.
I HAVE been at odds trying to rationalise, or otherwise put a value to the recent ultimatum given President Goodluck Jonathan by a group known as Northern Elders Forum (NEF). The group, long-discredited by its often parochial stance on national issues, insists the President must produce the abducted Chibok girls and bring an end to the Boko Haram insurgency by the end of October 2014, or be deemed unfit to seek re-election in 2015.The post 2015 , Jonathan and NEF’s delusion appeared first
At least six people including two infants were killed by a roadside bomb in restive northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said, as the military launched fresh air strikes targeting militant hideouts.The post Bomb kills two infants, four adults in northwest Pakistan- officials appeared first on Vanguard News.
Two people were shot and dozens arrested overnight Monday in the Missouri town of Ferguson as racially charged unrest continued to roil its streets more than a week after a killing of an unarmed black teen by a white policeman.The post Dozens arrested in Ferguson after night of protests appeared first on Vanguard News.
AN African proverb says that when a woman is exceptionally beautiful, she attracts the eyes of several suitors, and it is that suitor who possesses the most panache and material disposition that might win her heart. There comes a time in the life of a man when his ability and pedigree present scintillating attributes too good to resist by all and sundry.The post An anti-fraud czar as a beautiful bride appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Ebola virus killed 84 people in just three days, bringing the global death toll to 1,229, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.The death toll, which passed the 1,000-mark over a week ago, soared higher from last Thursday to Saturday.The post Ebola kills 84 in three days – UN appeared first on Vanguard News.
Lagosâ€” A carpenter, Okechukwu Onyemachi, 37, who attempted to take his life, while at the Police cell, was arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Chiefâ€™s Magistrateâ€™s Court.The post Carpenter in court for biting loverâ€™s lip, attempted suicide appeared first on Vanguard News.
Hundreds of doctors, yesterday, took to major streets in Lagos, Ibadan, Akure in Ondo State, to protest against the purported sack of 16,000 resident doctors.The post Doctors protest sack in Lagos, Ibadan, Akure appeared first on Vanguard News.
A member of the House of Representatives, Chief Yomi Ogunnusi, has identified the erratic power supply in the country as a major factor for the perennial students poor performance in public examinations.The post Rep blames mass failure in WASSCE on epileptic power supply appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Northern Elders Forum, the apostles of â€œthe North is born to rule,â€ finally played their joker. They maintained that if the government does not #Bring Back Our Girls by the end of October, 2014, Jonathan should forget about running for re-election.The post #Bring Back Our Northern Domination appeared first on Vanguard News.
OBA of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu I, yesterday in Lagos, exploded, saying he would shake the nation after the 2015 general elections. He threatened to reveal roles played by some Yoruba Obas during the regime of late military dictator, General Sani Abacha.The post Oba of Lagos: I’ll expose role of Yoruba obas during Abacha’s regime after 2015 polls appeared first on Vanguard News.
SCORES of bush meat sellers, yesterday, marched to Governor Abiola Ajimobiâ€™s office at the Oyo State Secretariat, Ibadan, complaining of low patronage due to the outbreak of Ebola diseaseThe post Bush meat sellers protest low patronage appeared first on Vanguard News.
Liberiaâ€™s armed forces have reportedly been given orders to shoot people trying to illegally cross the border from neighbouring Sierra Leone, which was closed to stem the spread of ebola. Soldiers stationed in Bomi and Grand Cape Mount counties, which border Sierra Leone, were to â€œshoot on sightâ€ any person trying to cross the border, said deputy chief of staff, Colonel Eric Dennis.The post Ebola: Liberia issues â€˜shoot on sightâ€™ order on Sierra Leonean immigrants appeared first on Vanguard
THE ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgency recorded another mutinous oddity recently when wives and children of army troops barricaded Giwa Barracks, Maiduguri, thus preventing them from being moved to the war front.The post Protest of soldiersâ€™Families appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE five South-East states of Anambra, Imo, Abia, Ebonyi and Enugu leaders, citizens, monarchs and clergies, weekend, converged on Awka in support and call on President Goodluck Jonathan to run for the 2015 presidential electionThe post 2015: S/East leaders, people, Ezes clergies urge Jonathan to run appeared first on Vanguard News.
Brazil has overtaken India as the largest buyer of Nigeriaâ€™s crude oil, spending $990.09 million, about N158.414 billion on the purchase of crude oil from Nigeria.The post Brazil now highest buyer of Nigeriaâ€™s crude appeared first on Vanguard News.
FROM her lower comparative status, Nigeria can overtake world economic powers like Malaysia, Singapore, China and United Arab Emirates, if the needful was done, Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah, founder of Leadership Newspapers Group and presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has saidThe post How Nigeria can overtake Malaysia, Singapore, others â€”Nda-Isaiah appeared first on Vanguard News.
Genesis Electricity Ltd, GEL, has been declared the African Power Utility of the year at the Africa Utility Week Awards.The post Genesis Electricity wins 2014 Africa Utility award appeared first on Vanguard News.
FOLLOWING the verdict of Governor Martin Elechi that Chukwuma Nwazunku remained the authentic speaker of Ebonyi State House, the House at its plenary yesterday passed a vote of confidence in him(Chukwuma Nwanzuku) for his transparency and mutual relationship in the House.In a motion, Mr. Chike Ogiji, representing Ikwo South constituency, said the speaker had been exhibiting good virtues as a leader who had never compromised his duty for any selfish interest. He described the speaker as an epitome
The Consumer Price Index, CPI, or inflationary rate released, yesterday, by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, for July showed a slight increase to 8.3 per cent from 8.2 per cent recorded in the previous monthThe post Inflation rate rose to 8.3% in July â€”NBS appeared first on Vanguard News.