Recently, the Federal Government paid a legacy debt in excess of N213 billion to, among others, boost the supply of gas to the power sector. However, SEBASTINE OBASI writes that Nigerians have remained apprehensive over a number of issues undermining the sustainable supply of electricity as promised by government.The post Gas shortage stunts Nigeriaâ€™s electricity growth appeared first on Vanguard News.
Small knots of pro-democracy demonstrators remained on Hong Kong's streets Tuesday after protest leaders agreed to talks with the government and some students returned to school to study for examsThe post Hong Kong protest numbers dwindle as talks make slow progress appeared first on Vanguard News.
NATIONAL Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday said the partyâ€™s presidential candidate could emerge from the South and not solely from the North as was being speculated.The post 2015: APC presidential candidate not bound to emerge from North â€”Oyegun appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Revd Nicholas Okoh has attributed the slow pace of the national development at the nation's 54th Independence Anniversary to self-inflicting problems.The post Why we are still slow in development at 54, by Primate Okoh appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, raised the alert over the circulation of fake letters of authorisation purportedly issued by it to buy and or sell Nigerian crude oil.The post NNPC raises alarm over fake letter of authorisation appeared first on Vanguard News.
In a bid to shore up electricity supply nationwide, the Federal Government has reiterated its resolve to complement power generation using Coal fired power plants.The post FG assures on 4,000MW through Coal fired power plant appeared first on Vanguard News.
A youth leader from Bayelsa, Jude Tabai, yesterday, in Abuja, described as mischievous those who have refused to acknowledge the monumental strides that the President has recorded for Nigeria in the last four years.The post ‘Enemies of Jonathan are mischievous’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Surveyor-General of the Federation, Prof. Peter Nwilo has Bakassi Peninsula, does not belong to Nigeria but to Cameroon.The post Bakassi does not belong to Nigeria – Surveyor-General appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Nigeriaâ€™s National Security Advise Sambo Dasuki has denied any wrongdoing over the $5.7million seized by South Africa.The post Seized $5.7m: Sambo Dasuki denies wrong doing appeared first on Vanguard News.
BY now, it must be abundantly clear to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that its proposed allocation of extra polling units to the various states of the federation is unpopular and has been rejected by the generality of Nigerians.The post INEC must stop polling units allocation appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE immediate past deputy governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Nsima Ekere, has attributed the widespread support and popularity he is enjoying in the gubernatorial race to the grace of God.The post A-Ibom guber: Ekere attributes support to God appeared first on Vanguard News.
Skye Bank Plc has emerged the preferred bidder for Mainstreet Bank Limited while Cedar One Investment Partners Limited and. Fidelity Bank Plc emerged as the 1st reserve bidder and the 2nd reserve bidder.The post Skye Bank to acquire Mainstreet Bank for N126bn appeared first on Vanguard News.
AHEAD of the Delta State local government area elections slated for October 25, one of the leaders of Egbema Kingdom in Warri North Local Government Area and a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain, Chief Ladina Yebu, has urged the people of the council to ensure that only candidates who would contribute to their economic development and welfare were voted into office.The post Delta LG poll: Vote credible candidates, PDP chieftain urges Egema people appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE Delta State chapter of the Goodluck 2 Goodluck support group has harped on the need for the electorate to elect credible and worthy representatives at the House of Representatives and Senate to help in making laws that will boost the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan.The post Goodluck support group calls for election of credible candidates appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE Presidential Committee on Procurement and Distribution of Relief Materials in states under a state of emergency has distributed items worth N500 million to the affected victims and flagged off the Safe Schools Initiative with 30 pilot schools in the three states.The post FG distributes N500m relief materials to Adamawa refugees appeared first on Vanguard News.
Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike believes caretaker coach Stephen Keshi broke one of his own rules when he criticised the striker in an interview in the local media.The post Emenike slams Keshi appeared first on Vanguard News.
The serene nature of Umuahia, the Abia State Capital is set to take a different look commercially if what the Commissioner for Information, Abia State, Chikamayo Eze said at the pre-launch meeting in Lagos on the construction of Abia mall in Umuahia, the Abia state capital. with key stakeholders.The post Abia Mall to reposition Umuahia commercially â€” Eze appeared first on Vanguard News.
Head coach of the Nigeria national team, Stephen Keshi has expressed worry over the recent injury picked up by Stoke City winger, Victor Moses.The post Mosesâ€™ injury gives Keshi concerns appeared first on Vanguard News.
Russia is acting like a "terrorist" in Ukraine and in its intimidation of other neighbours, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite said in an interview released Thursday.The post Russia behaving like Islamic State group – Lithuania appeared first on Vanguard News.