BAUCHI â€” The Bauchi State Police Command has disclosed that some unknown ritualists attacked and removed the eyes of a nine-year-old boy in Toro Local Government Area of the state.The post Ritualists pluck 9-yr-old boyâ€™s eyes in Bauchi appeared first on Vanguard News.
IT was a sort of homecoming for President Goodluck Jonathan to Osun State last Saturday. Not too far away from Osogbo, the state capital in Iresi in Boluwaduro Local government area, was home to the young Jonathan many years ago when he partook in the compulsory National Youth Service Corps scheme. But this time around, Dr. Jonathan was in for a purely political event, to fan the momentum for his own political ambition to stretch his hold on the Nigerian presidency in 2015.The post Osun: When Jonathan
THE death toll from the worst recorded outbreak of Ebola has reached 887, the World Health Organisation has said. It is an increase of 158 since the global health body released figures on July 31.The post South Korea bars Nigerians from varsity confab appeared first on Vanguard News.
Mr Najeem Salaam is the Speaker of the House State House of Assembly. In this interview, Salaam maintains that the outcome of the Ekiti State governorship election will not have any impact in Osun State. The Speaker also chided the Federal Government for allegedly stifling the state by deducting itâ€™s allocation.The post Why Osun poll will not be like Ekiti – Salaam, Osun Speaker appeared first on Vanguard News.
Adamawa State Acting Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has constituted a seven-man judicial panel of inquiry to undertake a comprehensive assessment of governance under the impeached Governor Murtala Nyako in Adamawa State from June 2007 to June 2014.The post Fintiri constitutes 7 man panel to probe Nyako’s regime appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE electoral committee of the Nigeria football federation headed by Amoni Biambo has been accused of hoarding electoral forms and favouring certain candidates, as the August 26 NFF elections fast approaches.The post NFF elections: Confusion over sale of forms appeared first on Vanguard News.
Mr. Umana Okon Umana was a two time Commissioner for Finance in the Victor Attah administration in Akwa Ibom State and served as the Secretary to State Government under Akpabioâ€™s administration until last year. He is one of the leading gubernatorial aspirants in the race to succeed the incumbent. In a session with newsmen in Uyo, he spoke on his aspiration and allied issuesThe post I am destined to succeed Akpabio â€“ Umana appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated the Honourable Minister/Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo on the tremendous success achieved by Nigeriaâ€™s athletes at the just â€“concluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.The post NFF congratulates Sports Minister on Glasgow success appeared first on Vanguard News.
The inability of the four refineries in Nigeria to produce at optimal capacity has continued to impact negatively on the economy of the country, costing the country $706.521 million, about N113.04 billion in February 2014, data obtained from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has revealedThe post Nigeria loses N113bn over low refining capacity appeared first on Vanguard News.
Due to increased demand for water consumption in Lagos State, the government has approved an ambitious plans to commence the construction of Adiyan Water Works Phase II. When completed, it will double the existing 70 million and bring the water work to 140 million gallons per day.The post New Adiyan waterworks targets 733 gallons daily appeared first on Vanguard News.
ABUJA â€” NATIONAL leadership of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, tongue-lashed All Progressives Congress, APC, accusing the opposition party of plans to deceive Nigerians regarding its role in the deployment of officials of the Department of State Service, DSS, to Osun State, ahead of the August 9 governorship election.The post Osun guber: PDP accuses APC of deceit on security matters appeared first on Vanguard News.
The upward spiral of accidents on Nigeria roads has been a sore point in our national life. In this report, FRANCIS IGATA writes on the efforts of Peace Mass Transit,PMT, in partnership with the Federal Road Safety Corp,FRSC, to halt the burgeoning rate of accidents and instill high standard in the companyâ€™s drivers.The post Peace Mass Transit, FRSC parley on road safety appeared first on Vanguard News.
AKURE â€” FOUR members of a private security outfit operating in the coastal area of Ese-Odo council in Ondo State have been shot dead while four others were seriously injured during a shoot-out with suspected sea pirates.The post Pirates kill 4, injure 4 others in Ondo appeared first on Vanguard News.
Anxiety over the political direction of erstwhile governor of the state, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola was at feverish pitch yesterday with claims that he would be defecting to the All Progressives Congress, APC from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP today.The post Defection: Oyinlola on edge appeared first on Vanguard News.
Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC, said it has created an online platform to facilitate secure, convenient and more efficient payment options for IKEDC post-paid customers, for both energy and non-energy related billsThe post IKEDC opens online payment platform appeared first on Vanguard News.
The renewable energy industry could be spending three times as much on insurance every year by 2020, to mitigate risks to projects, according to a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance sponsored by Swiss Re. The report looked at six of the worldâ€™s leading markets for solar and wind, including Australia, China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United StatesThe post Renewable energy insurance spend to triple by 2020 appeared first on Vanguard News.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Monday warned that the agency is battle ready to clampdown on people making false claims that they have products that can cure Ebola virus disease.The post Ebola: NAFDAC threatens to arrest false cure claimers appeared first on Vanguard News.
His name is Â Augustine Â Okoye, born on 19th October in Enugu,Nigeria, into the family of Mr and Mrs Okoye Benjamin.His parents hail from Ihiala village in Anambra State.He was the second boy in a family of Four Children.After his primary and secondary education,Okoye Augustine Onyebuchi had his tertiary education at University of Nigeria Nsukka ,Where he obtained B.Sc. in Computer Science in 1995 before joining Nollywood in 2000.The post I am not a gay and I will never be – Augustine Okoye
AS the fraternal and identical twins are cantankerously different, so also idiosyncratic incompatibilities transverse the totality of most societies. But the mechanics and dynamics of consultative initiative, sound education, good laws and socio-political engineering processes help to build multidimensional bridges aimed at making society a better place and man a more civilized and conscientious homo-sapien.The post Lawyers, heaven and the moral high ground appeared first on Vanguard News.