Liberiaâ€™s armed forces have reportedly been given orders to shoot people trying to illegally cross the border from neighbouring Sierra Leone, which was closed to stem the spread of ebola. Soldiers stationed in Bomi and Grand Cape Mount counties, which border Sierra Leone, were to â€œshoot on sightâ€ any person trying to cross the border, said deputy chief of staff, Colonel Eric Dennis.The post Ebola: Liberia issues â€˜shoot on sightâ€™ order on Sierra Leonean immigrants appeared first on Vanguard
THE ongoing war against Boko Haram insurgency recorded another mutinous oddity recently when wives and children of army troops barricaded Giwa Barracks, Maiduguri, thus preventing them from being moved to the war front.The post Protest of soldiersâ€™Families appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE five South-East states of Anambra, Imo, Abia, Ebonyi and Enugu leaders, citizens, monarchs and clergies, weekend, converged on Awka in support and call on President Goodluck Jonathan to run for the 2015 presidential electionThe post 2015: S/East leaders, people, Ezes clergies urge Jonathan to run appeared first on Vanguard News.
Brazil has overtaken India as the largest buyer of Nigeriaâ€™s crude oil, spending $990.09 million, about N158.414 billion on the purchase of crude oil from Nigeria.The post Brazil now highest buyer of Nigeriaâ€™s crude appeared first on Vanguard News.
FROM her lower comparative status, Nigeria can overtake world economic powers like Malaysia, Singapore, China and United Arab Emirates, if the needful was done, Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah, founder of Leadership Newspapers Group and presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has saidThe post How Nigeria can overtake Malaysia, Singapore, others â€”Nda-Isaiah appeared first on Vanguard News.
Genesis Electricity Ltd, GEL, has been declared the African Power Utility of the year at the Africa Utility Week Awards.The post Genesis Electricity wins 2014 Africa Utility award appeared first on Vanguard News.
FOLLOWING the verdict of Governor Martin Elechi that Chukwuma Nwazunku remained the authentic speaker of Ebonyi State House, the House at its plenary yesterday passed a vote of confidence in him(Chukwuma Nwanzuku) for his transparency and mutual relationship in the House.In a motion, Mr. Chike Ogiji, representing Ikwo South constituency, said the speaker had been exhibiting good virtues as a leader who had never compromised his duty for any selfish interest. He described the speaker as an epitome
The Consumer Price Index, CPI, or inflationary rate released, yesterday, by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, for July showed a slight increase to 8.3 per cent from 8.2 per cent recorded in the previous monthThe post Inflation rate rose to 8.3% in July â€”NBS appeared first on Vanguard News.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Anambra State yesterday described the resignation of former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, as leader of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, as a premeditated decision.The post APGA: Obi’s resignation, premeditated â€”APC appeared first on Vanguard News.
Hyundai Motors Nigeria Limited has started phased delivery of low priced made-in-Nigeria cars assembled at the companyâ€™s plant in Lagos to its provisional dealers nationwide.The post Low-priced made-in-Nigeria Hyundai cars goes on sale appeared first on Vanguard News.
ONE-year-old baby, Odinaka Nworu, was weekend reported to have died, following the collapse of a soak-away pit at No. 5 Obi Street in Abakaliki.The post One dies, 2 hospitalised as soak-away pit collapses in Ebonyi appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE other day, Governor Babatunde Fashola retraced his position on the school fees saga that has paralysed the Lagos State University these past months. It is not a victory for the students, neither is it a victory for ASUU and SSANU. It is also not a victory for the parents of the students.The post LASU: Triumph of the people’s will appeared first on Vanguard News.
There was a mild drama yesterday at the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the impeached president of the NFF, Alhaji Aminu Maigari who was reinstated to his position last Friday by the Minister and Chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr. Tamuno Danagogo resumed in his office.The post Drama in NFA as Maigari, Umeh claim chairmanship position appeared first on Vanguard News.
Jeep, the legendary off-road and sports utility vehicle maker is back again with a new addition to the Jeep Wrangler line up in Nigeria. After observing the wide acceptance of the Wrangler, Weststar Associates Ltd, the authorised general distributor of Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge/Ram in Nigeria, added the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon to the family.The post Jeep Wrangler Rubicon continues success story in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, signed a bill on the amendment of section 50 of the Lagos State Urban and Regional Planning and Development Law 2010, into law.While signing the bill into law at the State House, Ikeja, the governor explained that the amendment became necessary following the wound-up of the World Bank-assisted project on the Lagos Metropolitan and Urban Development and Governance Project, LMDGP, last year.The post Fashola amends urban/slum law appeared first on
Lagos State University, LASU, is to refund over N840 million fees paid by the students following the directive by Governor Babatunde Fashola to revert it to the old fees of N25, 000. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. John Obafunwa who disclosed this in an interview said management had compiled the list of the students who would receive the excess fund.The post Tuition fees reversal: LASU to refund N840m to students appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOS â€” Officers of the Lagos State Police Command are currently quizzing a 28-year-old man, identified as Julius Sylvester, for allegedly defiling his landlordâ€™s nine-year-old daughter (names withheld).Vanguard gathered that the incident occurred at Obafalabi Street, Ojudu Berger, Lagos State.It was learnt that Sylvester used to send the girl on errands before the ugly incident.The post Man nabbed for defiling landlordâ€™s 9-yr-old daughter appeared first on Vanguard News.
By Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoaâ€” Journalists in Bayelsa State have expressed concern over the rising cases of kidnapping, piratesâ€™ activities and the attendant loss of lives in the creeks and waterways of the state. The media practitioners drawn from the 12 chapels of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, warned that unless the rising cases ofThe post Journalists express concern over insecurity on Bayelsa waterways appeared first on Vanguard News.
Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed shock over the death of President General of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Gen. Patrick Aziza (rtd), saying that Azizaâ€™s passing was a great loss to the country. Third Deputy President General of the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Chief Austin Uloho, also described the death of Aziza as most painful.The post Clark, Uloho, Oshevire, Olejeme mourn Aziza appeared first on Vanguard News.