The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Anambra State yesterday described the resignation of former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, as leader of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, as a premeditated decision.The post APGA: Obi’s resignation, premeditated â€”APC appeared first on Vanguard News.
Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited has started phased delivery of low priced made-in-Nigeria cars assembled at the companyâ€™s plant in Lagos to its provisional dealers nationwide.The post Low-priced made-in-Nigeria Hyundai cars goes on sale appeared first on Vanguard News.
ONE-year-old baby, Odinaka Nworu, was weekend reported to have died, following the collapse of a soak-away pit at No. 5 Obi Street in Abakaliki.The post One dies, 2 hospitalised as soak-away pit collapses in Ebonyi appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE other day, Governor Babatunde Fashola retraced his position on the school fees saga that has paralysed the Lagos State University these past months. It is not a victory for the students, neither is it a victory for ASUU and SSANU. It is also not a victory for the parents of the students.The post LASU: Triumph of the people’s will appeared first on Vanguard News.
There was a mild drama yesterday at the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the impeached president of the NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari who was reinstated to his position last Friday by the Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr. Tamuno Danagogo resumed in his office.The post Drama in NFA as Maigari, Umeh claim chairmanship position appeared first on Vanguard News.
Jeep, the legendary off-road and sports utility vehicle maker is back again with a new addition to the Jeep Wrangler line up in Nigeria. After observing the wide acceptance of the Wrangler, Weststar Associates Ltd, the authorised general distributor of Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge/Ram in Nigeria, added the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon to the family.The post Jeep Wrangler Rubicon continues success story in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, signed a bill on the amendment of section 50 of the Lagos State Urban and Regional Planning and Development Law 2010, into law.While signing the bill into law at the State House, Ikeja, the governor explained that the amendment became necessary following the wound-up of the World Bank-assisted project on the Lagos Metropolitan and Urban Development and Governance Project, LMDGP, last year.The post Fashola amends urban/slum law appeared first on
Lagos State University, LASU, is to refund over N840 million fees paid by the students following the directive by Governor Babatunde Fashola to revert it to the old fees of N25, 000. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. John Obafunwa who disclosed this in an interview said management had compiled the list of the students who would receive the excess fund.The post Tuition fees reversal: LASU to refund N840m to students appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOS â€” Officers of the Lagos State Police Command are currently quizzing a 28-year-old man, identified as Julius Sylvester, for allegedly defiling his landlordâ€™s nine-year-old daughter (names withheld).Vanguard gathered that the incident occurred at Obafalabi Street, Ojudu Berger, Lagos State.It was learnt that Sylvester used to send the girl on errands before the ugly incident.The post Man nabbed for defiling landlordâ€™s 9-yr-old daughter appeared first on Vanguard News.
By Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoaâ€” Journalists in Bayelsa State have expressed concern over the rising cases of kidnapping, piratesâ€™ activities and the attendant loss of lives in the creeks and waterways of the state. The media practitioners drawn from the 12 chapels of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, warned that unless the rising cases ofThe post Journalists express concern over insecurity on Bayelsa waterways appeared first on Vanguard News.
Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed shock over the death of President General of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Gen. Patrick Aziza (rtd), saying that Azizaâ€™s passing was a great loss to the country. Third Deputy President General of the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Chief Austin Uloho, also described the death of Aziza as most painful.The post Clark, Uloho, Oshevire, Olejeme mourn Aziza appeared first on Vanguard News.
MRS. Nkemdirim Nwogu-Iheasimuo of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was Saturday declared by INEC as the winner of the bye-election into Aba South state constituency vacated by her late husband who died early this year.Mrs. Nwogu-Iheasimuo polled 1,655 votes to defeat candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Elder Smart Ebere who polled 313, and Chief Chimobi Apara of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, who got 252 votes.The post Late lawmaker’s wife wins Abia bye-election appeared
Urhobo Political Initiative, UPI, has declared Mr. Ovie Omo-Agege as the best governorship candidate for Delta State come 2015, adding that he remains their choice to take the state to greater heights.The post UPI canvasses support for Omo-Agege appeared first on Vanguard News.
The office of Ijaw Motoring Group, IMG, has released the guidelines for the smooth take-off of Governor Seriake Dicksonâ€™s Micro-Finance loan for Niger Deltans in South-West.The post IMG sets guidelines for Dickson’s loan appeared first on Vanguard News.
Falconets coach Peter Dedevbo is upbeat his team can go all the way to the final of the FIFA U20 Womenâ€™s World Cup at the expense of North Korea on Wednesday.The post 2014 FIFA U-20 Womenâ€™s World Cup: Falconets fear no foe – Coach appeared first on Vanguard News.
Facebook said on Monday that it is testing a way to let members know when articles posted to the social network are tongue-in-cheek instead of hand-on-heart.The post Facebook helps readers tell truth from fiction appeared first on Vanguard News.
ORGANISERS of the International Youth Summit, being hosted at the Faith Arena, Church of God Mission, Benin City, yesterday, decried the number of unemployed graduates in the country, calling on government at all levels to tackle the problem with all seriousness.The post Christian youths task govt on employment appeared first on Vanguard News.
Comptroller in charge of Cross River and Akwa Ibom states Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Mr. Yekini Atoyebi, has decried alleged dilapidating facilities at the Tinapa Business and Leisure Resort complex in Calabar.The post Customs boss laments dilapidating facilities at Tinapa appeared first on Vanguard News.