FORMER Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, at the Mayorâ€™s office in Newark, New Jersey, yesterday, spoke to the to Friends of Africa coalition on the theme of strengthening democracy and elections and also touched on some of the legacies of his administration.
The post Jonathan calls for strengthening of democracy in Africa appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOS â€” SIX serving ministers in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, appraised the nearly one year of the administration with a match of his promises and performance and concluded that remarkable progress had been made.
The post Ministers to Nigerians: Weâ€™re making progress appeared first on Vanguard News.
More than 60 percent of children who are unvaccinated or are not fully vaccinated with basic vaccines live in 10 countries that are either partially or entirely affected by conflict, UNICEF, has said.
The post 60% of unvaccinated children live in conflict areas, says UNICEF appeared first on Vanguard News.
GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and Chief Tony Anenih, former Chairman, Board of Trustees of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, re-united in church, weekend, at the 10th anniversary of St Anthonyâ€™s Catholic Church, where the governor was given an award for his service to the church
The post Oshiomhole, Anenih re-unite in church appeared first on Vanguard News.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, called for collaboration between President of the Customary Court of Appeal and the Chief Judge of the state to strengthen the judiciary.
The post Wike urges collaboration between judiciary heads appeared first on Vanguard News.
MAKURDIâ€”Two days of bloody clashes for supremacy between two rival cult groups has left at least seven people dead and several people injured in Otukpo, Benue State.
The post Rival cult war claims 7 lives in Otukpo appeared first on Vanguard News.
ITSEKIRI Leaders of Thought, ILOT, and Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas, HOSTCOM, have rejected the 2016 Appropriation Bill of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, over alleged inconsistency with the law setting up the agency.
The post ILOT, HOSTCOM reject 2016 DESOPADEC bill appeared first on Vanguard News.
The National President, Association of General Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria, AGPMPN, Dr Omo-Ehijele Odafan has called on the Federal government to create health intervention funds with a view to making Nigerians access cheap medication in the National Hospital.
The post Create Health Intervention Funds, AGPMPN tells FG appeared first on Vanguard News.
SHARP practices among marketers and operators of filling stations have yielded about N10.7 million to the coffers of the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR.
The post DPR realises N10.7m from penalties against erring marketers appeared first on Vanguard News.
Lagos State Government, yesterday, said no fewer than 800 structures and shanties have been identified to give way through relocation to allow for the construction of the proposed 4th Mainland Bridge project.
The post 4th Mainland Bridge: Lagos marks 800 structures for relocation appeared first on Vanguard News.
By Jude Opara
PEACE may be returning to the troubled Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the Ibrahim Galadima-led Reconciliation Committee yesterday began sitting in Abuja.
The post Pinnick, Green, Oneya appear before Galadima Committee appeared first on Vanguard News.
AHEAD of Edo State governorship election in September, a governorship aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Casely Omon- Irabor, has promised to overhaul the educational system in the state if elected governor.
The post Edo 2016: I’ll overhaul educational system â€”APC aspirant appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Federal Government will soon release a new blueprint to reposition the countryâ€™s insurance industry, Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has said.
The post Blueprint on Nigeria insurance sector underway â€” FG appeared first on Vanguard News.
SMALL and Medium Enterprises (SMEâ€™s) are the engines of free enterprise economies. The SME sector leads others in employment generation and even sustains large-scale enterprises. All the blue-chip companies and multinational corporations we have today were once SMEs.
The post Time for a new SME development initiative appeared first on Vanguard News.
Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, arrested a 28 â€“ year old man for allegedly stealing bridge railings meant to reinforce Ijora Bridge.
The post Man arrested for stealing bridge rails appeared first on Vanguard News.
ZINEDINE ZIDANE has warned Manchester City: Cristiano Ronaldo is happy â€” and heâ€™s coming to get you.
French legend Zidane inherited a fractured dressing room from Rafa Benitez when the Spaniard got the axe in January. While Gareth Bale was sad to see the former Liverpool and now Newcastle boss go, Ronaldoâ€™s relationship with Benitez had all but broken down.
The post Ronaldo â€˜ll ruin you, Zidane warns Man City appeared first on Vanguard News.
Chairman of Akwa United, Paul Bassey, has confirmed that technical adviser of the club, Maurice Cooreman, has been handed an indefinite suspension.
The post Akwa Utd suspend Cooreman indefinitely appeared first on Vanguard News.
This is definitely not the best of times for beleaguered Giwa FC of Jos after the Nigeria Football Federation Disciplinary Board slammed a N6.7m fine on the club following fans disturbance in its match against Rangers International FC of Enugu, penultimate weekend. The amount also included additional fines for further violating sections of the FIFA Code of Ethics, FIFA Disciplinary Code and the LMC Rules and Regulations.
The post NFF Disciplinary Board fines Giwa FC N6.7m appeared first on Vanguard
Tottenham Hotspur's prospects of catching Leicester City in a thrilling Premier League title race suffered a major blow as they dropped two points in a frustrating 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane on Monday.
The post Dawson leaves Spurs’ title hopes hanging by a thread appeared first on Vanguard News.