Chairman, Heyden Petroleum Limited and All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for Ogun East Senatorial District, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said his party is poised to sweep all elective positions in the state in 2015 general elections.The post Why APC ‘ll sweep 2015 polls in Ogunâ€” Abiodun appeared first on Vanguard News.
As part of efforts to eradicate fraud in the administration of the Police Pension Scheme, over 3,000 retired policemen have been screened in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, to ascertain their eligibility to benefit from the newly introduced Defined Benefit Scheme, by the Federal Government, for paramilitary services in the country.The post Police Pension Scheme: 3,000 retired cops screened in Makurdi appeared first on Vanguard News.
TWO candidates have finally emerged to run for the governorship of Adamawa State in the forthcoming 2015 elections. Letâ€™s face it, the difference between Malam Nuhu Ribadu, the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressives Congress, APCs, candidate, Senator Bindowo Jibrilla is same as six and half-a-dozen, to many people who are awaiting the governorship contest of the State.The post Adamawa:Of Ribadu and Bindowo appeared first on Vanguard News.
Presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has nominated , former Attorney-General of Lagos State,Yemi Osibajo, as his running mate, in the incoming 2015 election.The post Finally, Buhari nominates Osibajo as running mate appeared first on Vanguard News.
Taliban militants detonated a suicide bomb and stormed a bank in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least six people as the country endures a rise in violence while US-led NATO troops pull out.The post Six killed in Taliban suicide attack on Afghan bank appeared first on Vanguard News.
AS management and staff of Vanguard Media Limited, publisher of Vanguard Newspapers put finishing touches to arrangements to host the most influential religious leader in the country, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye tomorrow, expectations are high for superlative blessings for the new year.The post Expectations high as Adeboye visits Vanguard tomorrow appeared first on Vanguard News.
President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated General Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 72nd birthday anniversary which comes up today.The post Jonathan congratulates Buhari on 72nd birthday appeared first on Vanguard News.
FORMER Chief whip of the senate, Senator Rowland Owie has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.The post Obasanjoâ€™s regime most corrupt regime ever – Owie appeared first on Vanguard News.
A onetime governorship aspirant in Rivers state on the platform of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the 2007 guber election in the state, Adoye Omuibo-Pepple, has said that the problem with Nigerians is that they do not obey the rules and regulations that govern the country adding that the military government is becoming more beneficial in the country than the professed democratic rule.The post ‘Our politicians have become serial liars’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE Presidency yesterday hailed members and leadership of Northern Socio- Cultural Organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF for taking a neutral position on the Presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, President Goodluck Jonathan and that of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, rtd ahead of February, 2015 general elections.The post 2015: Presidency hails ACFâ€™s neutrality appeared first on Vanguard News.
The hopes of 167 blind Nigerians were revived at the weekend by MTN Foundation with award of scholarship to pursue their career of choice at various institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.The post MTN offers scholarship to 167 blind, 1,205 others appeared first on Vanguard News.
FEDERAL Government, yesterday, disclosed that it was working on a plan to ensure 50 percent reduction in flight ticket for all Nigerian students, who desire to travel by air.The post FG plans 50% reduction flight ticket for students appeared first on Vanguard News.
On September 24, 2014, Atiku Abubakar of the APC declared at the Yarâ€™Adua Centre in Abuja that he was running to be president of Nigeria. The occasion was without incident. This was followed on October 15, 2014 by Muhammadu Buhari of the APC who declared in Eagleâ€™s Square, Abuja that he was also running for president. Again, the occasion was without incident.The post Who Is Afraid of Goodluck Jonathan? (2) appeared first on Vanguard News.
Taliban gunmen stormed an army-run school in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 95 people including 82 children in one of the country's bloodiest attacks in recent years, officials said.The post Taliban storm Pakistan school, kill 95 appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has predicted that immediate past Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, is unlikely to get up to 10 percent of the votes to be cast during the 2015 governorship election in the State not minding the pledges and support by Dame Patience Jonathan the Nationâ€™s First Lady and others.The post Wike won’t get up to 10 % of votes – Rivers APC appeared first on Vanguard News.
As the runner up of the October Rookie of the month contest, Yusuf Onabekun, an Internet Marketer, received â€œThe Sparkâ€- an incentive to kick-start her business success- from The Spark B.O.S.S., Emeka Azinge, CEO Emedith Consulting.The post Vanguard Spark Rookie for October, Onabekun gets biz consulting session appeared first on Vanguard News.
Nearly 200 combatants on both sides were killed in 24 hours when the Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda took two regime bases in Idlib province, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.The post Nearly 200 dead as Syria bases lost to Qaeda – monitor appeared first on Vanguard News.
The secretary general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries urged Gulf states to continue investing in oilfield development Sunday, despite sharp falls in crude oil prices.The post OPEC urges increased investment despite low crude oil price appeared first on Vanguard News.
Teslim Balogun Stadium, venue of the just concluded National convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Surelere, Lagos State wore a new look outside being a beehive of activities.The post Buhari rekindles hope from Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE rumoured plans to impeach Governor Martin Elechi of Ebonyi State by the State House of Assembly was in the eyes of some a fluke. Those saying so insist that the peace and stability of the state remains unshakableThe post Ebonyi: Are the hawks now after Elechi? appeared first on Vanguard News.