The violent attacks of Boko Haram insurgents in North-East Nigeria has forced thousands of Nigerians to flee their homes in Borno State into an uninhabited island in Lake Chad, according to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.The post Boko Haram: Nigerians fleeing to ‘uninhabitable’ Chadâ€” UN appeared first on Vanguard News.
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has hit out at the All Progressive Congress,APC, advising Nigerians to reject the party.The post APC is the political wing of Boko Haramâ€” Fani-Kayode appeared first on Vanguard News.
Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Abdul Jelili Adesiyan, has said that the massive turn out of people during a mega rally organized by the People Democratic Party in Osogbo at the weekend, has sent jitters into the spines of the leadership of APC in the state, especially the incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola, ahead of the next Saturday governorship election.The post APC jittery over impending defeat â€“ Police Minister appeared first on Vanguard News.
The death toll from an earthquake that devastated a remote region of China jumped to nearly 600 people Wednesday, authorities said, as volunteer rescuers were warned away.The post China quake death toll nears 600 appeared first on Vanguard News.
Gov. Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State has approved the immediate recruitment of 100 holders of diploma as drivers for ministries, departments and agencies.The post Wamakko approves recruitment of 100 holders of diploma as drivers appeared first on Vanguard News.
Prelate of the Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr. Samuel Kanu in his address yesterday, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, at the opening of the 44th conference of the Methodist church, Nigeria advised the Federal Government to declare full scale state of emergency in â€œany state where there is unnecessary unrest.â€The post Cleric calls for state of emergency in all crisis prone states appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie Oyegun has warned that any attempt to rig Saturdayâ€™s governorship election in Osun State will lead to violent protest.The post Oyegun, APC leaders warn against rigging appeared first on Vanguard News.
A member of the House of Representatives, Linus Okorie, ex-coordinator of Okposi Development Centre, Mr. Mark Onu and one Jerry Ude-Aja are being quizzed at the Police force headquarters, Abuja,over alleged complicity in the alleged assassination plot against an Abuja-based industrialist, Dr. Eze Anoke.The post Police quiz Ebonyi NASS member, 2 others over alleged assassination plot appeared first on Vanguard News.
The South-South governors and leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan to contest the 2015 presidential election.The post S’South governors, leaders endorse Jonathan for 2015 appeared first on Vanguard News.
WHEN Yemi woke up Thursday morning and remembered that he had an appointment at 12 noon with his Shipping company in Apapa, he became apprehensive. Two weeks earlier, he had kept a similar appointment at Apapa and the harrowing experience of that trip to the Port town, is better forgotten than re-lived. He thought of going through Ijora but quickly jettisoned the idea because â€œif you are trapped in the traffic in that axis, you may stay there throughout that dayâ€The post Oshodi-Apapa Expressway:
ANOTHER pressure group, Oriental Peoples Movement, OPM, has joined the army of groups campaigning for President Goodluck Jonathanâ€™s 2015 presidential election with a rally planned for August 15, 2014, in Awka.The post 2015: Group plans rally for Jonathan in Awka appeared first on Vanguard News.
Traditional rulers in Bayelsa State have called on members of the Boko Haram sect to sheathe their swords and embrace amnesty like the former militants of the Niger Delta region did.The post Sheathe your swords, Bayelsa monarchs appeal to Boko Haram appeared first on Vanguard News.
Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alisonâ€‘Madueke, yesterday, said that the Federal Government is set to grow natural gas production to eight billion cubic feet per day, as well as sustain crude oil and condensate production at 2.388 million barrels per day.The post Nigeria targets 8bn cubic feet of natural gas production appeared first on Vanguard News.
Former Nigeria international winger, Adokiye Amiesimaka wants a â€œcomplete revolutionâ€ in the administration of Nigerian football.The post Adokiye wants change for Nigerian football appeared first on Vanguard News.
In a seeming determination to show muscle this Saturday, the APC yesterday directed all its elected office holders to flood the state.The post APC directs officers to swarm Osun appeared first on Vanguard News.
IT was Hamumurabi of Babylon who instituted a code of behavioural laws and this covered a range of areas of human conduct. The rules state that if a house collapses and kills the owner, the builder will be put to death.The post Impeachments: Doomsday conspiracy? appeared first on Vanguard News.
A traditional medical practitioner, whose identities are yet to be ascertained, was last weekend shot dead by some vigilante operatives for allegedly possessing some substances suspected to be charms and fresh animal parts.The post Native doctor shot dead by vigilante operatives in Anambra appeared first on Vanguard News.
EKITI and Osun take too many things for granted. The victor or loser in the Osun State governorship election on Saturday would be decided by issues that are strictly Osun.The post Osun Unlike Ekiti appeared first on Vanguard News.
Hon Funmilayo Olasehinde-Mustapha, served as a local government chairman of Ifedayo on the platform of PDP between 1998 and 2002. She was a member of the Osun State House of Assembly from 2003-2007. She is currently the Director of Organisation, the Omisore/Bello Campaign Organisation. In this interview she takes a swipe at the APC, among other issues.The post ‘APC is more about propaganda’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has kicked against what it described as â€œthe deliberate and indiscriminate posting of Ijaw graduates to the Northern part of the country for the compulsory National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, scheme.â€The post NYSC: Posting of Ijaw to North needlessâ€”IYC appeared first on Vanguard News.