At least 17 yet to be identified bodies were, yesterday, recovered from the rubbles of the collapsed six-storey building under construction in Synagogue of All Nations Church, Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos, while 123 victims were rescued.The post Synagogue: 17 confirmed dead, 123 critically injured appeared first on Vanguard News.
The attempt, last Wednesday, by Professor Attahiru Jega, National Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to explain away the inherent incongruity in allocating Polling Units, PUs, to states of the federation with less probability of having more voting population, an exercise that should have been carried out relying on field data, only served to further pour cold water on the Chairman of Nigeriaâ€™s election management body.The post Polling Units’ Scandal: Jegaâ€™s theory
A nightmare occurs when an invisible person presses us down on the bed while we are sleeping. Literally, it means someone rides us like a mare at night. According to European myth and legend, a nightmare is a demon or evil spirit that harasses and suffocates people in their sleep.The post Seeing God-Given Visions (2) appeared first on Vanguard News.
Professor Rufai Ahmed Alkali, a political scientist from Gombe State, is the immediate past National Publicity Secretary of the Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Political Matters. Alkali, in this interview, speaks his mind on his new office, support groups for Jonathan ahead of 2015, the opposition parties and the 2014 National Conference, among other issuesThe post 2015: The danger signals from the opposition â€” Prof. Alkali, Political
Actor cum producer, Saheed Balogun is a popular face in Nollywood. In this interview with Potpourri, the versatile actor who made it clear he would not talk about his private life took us on a journey through his career, his passion and did an expose on the movie industry.The post Between my broken marriage and my acting career, by Saheed Balogun appeared first on Vanguard News.
Immediate past governor of Imo State, Dr. Ikedi Ohakim, recently declared to run for the office of governor which he vacated nearly four years ago. In this interview, he speaks on his current ambition among other issues concerning the state.The post What I forgot at Government House, Owerri â€”Ohakim appeared first on Vanguard News.
Nigeriaâ€™s first Minister of Aviation, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi lives in Nnewi, Anambra State. In an encounter with Sunday Vanguard, he spoke on the Nigeria of his days as minister and how, despite the resolve of his colleagues in the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa-led cabinet to continue the First Republic following the assassination of the Prime Minister, the military, led by General G.T.Y. Aguiyi-Ironsi, sacked the democratic process.The post 1966 Coup: Ironsi rejected our nominee to replace slain
Former Nigerian international, Felix Owolabi MON has harped on the need for a physical trainer to be appointed for the Super Eagles to improve their readiness in the remaining games of the African Cup of Nations qualifying series, saying both games played so far against Congo and South Africa were disappointing.The post Eagles lack fitness and finesse â€” Owolabi appeared first on Vanguard News.
Monday, September 1, 2014, hundreds of market women stormed the palace of the Oba of Benin, raining curses on those after the life of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN),Prof.Osayuki Oshodin. Oshodin, the first Benin man to head UNIBEN, was allegedly poisoned and spent over two months in hospital in London before his return last monthThe post UNIBEN VCâ€™s alleged poisoning: Market women attack suspects appeared first on Vanguard News.
The United States is using the Ukraine crisis to cut economic ties between the EU and Russia and force Europe to pay more for its gas, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said SaturdayThe post US wants to cut economic ties between EU and Russiaâ€” Lavrov appeared first on Vanguard News.
Martin Demichelis' late header saved Manchester City from a second successive defeat as the Premier League champions rescued a thrilling 2-2 draw against Arsenal on Saturday.The post Arsenal denied by late Demichelis header appeared first on Vanguard News.
The White House declared Friday the United States was at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy.The post White House makes it official : US “at war” with IS appeared first on Vanguard News.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Egypt was on the frontline of fighting "terrorism" as he sought Cairo's support for a coalition against Islamic State jihadists.The post Kerry says Egypt on frontline in fight against ‘terrorism’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Bola Tinubu has mourned the death of General Benjamin Adekunle who died on Saturday morning in Lagos.In a statement, Saturday, Tinubu said Adekunle was , 'a man of valour and unimaginable bravery.'The post Tinubu mourns Gen Adekunle appeared first on Vanguard News.
Hamas's former Gaza prime minister Israel Haniya on Saturday said the militant Islamic Palestinian group would not hold any direct talks with Israel.The post Hamas official rules out direct talks with Israel appeared first on Vanguard News.
Civil War hero, retired General Benjamin Adekunle, popularly known as â€˜Black Scorpionâ€™ is dead. Vanguard gathered that he died Saturday morning in Lagos.The post ‘Black Scorpion’ Gen Benjamin Adekunle is dead appeared first on Vanguard News.
â€˜10.5 millionâ€™ is a figure people are familiar with. It is the number of Out of School Children in Nigeria-the highest in the world. However, Nigeria is not only notorious for the illiteracy level among children. According to a 2013 report, there are about 35 million adults in Nigeria who cannot read or write.The post The giant of Africa and her 35 million illiterate adults appeared first on Vanguard News.
It was nothing short of war from the beginning, but we seemed reluctant to admit it to ourselves. Boko Haram must been laughing their heads off. They were obviously toying with us while we kept playing games with ourselves, and they joined us. They bombed and killed and committed all manner of mayhem on the people almost at will, until at last a state of emergency was imposed on the three States which had borne the brunt of the onslaught from the enemy. That was what, as far back as February this
I was holidaying in Port Harcourt in 1962 when I had the rarest of opportunities to meet the great soccer legend, Albert Onyeanwuna at the Port Harcourt City stadium.The post Albert Onyeanwuna: A Tribute to a great soccer legend appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOS State Governor Babatunde Fashola, has said that resumption of schools in the state would be determined after the results of those still under surveillance for Ebola Virus Disease would have been known by next week Thursday.The post EBOLA: Resumption of schools still uncertain – Fashola appeared first on Vanguard News.