The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan was on Wednesday decorated as ``Mother Theresa of Todayâ€™â€™ by the Ladies of St. Mulumba (LSM) of the Catholic Church of Nigeria.The post Catholic women decorate First Lady as ‘Mother Theresa of Todayâ€™ appeared first on Vanguard News.
ABUJAâ€”National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Adamu Muazu literally went on his knees yesterday, saying that the party has offended former President Olusegun Obasanjo and asked that he should, as a father forgive the entire stakeholders, leaders, Elders and members of the party.The post Muazu, PDP, Mark, Daniel beg Obasanjo for forgiveness appeared first on Vanguard News.
The World Bank has said that Nigeria will be one of 10 countries that, in the year 2030, will remain as the main contributors to global poverty.The post Nigeria ‘ll be among 10 countries contributing to global poverty in 2030 â€”World Bank appeared first on Vanguard News.
ABUJAâ€”The Chief Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh lamented yesterday that there were too many â€œfifth columnistsâ€ in the armed forces, and this has been responsible for some conflicting information emanating from the military.The post Are you expecting military to drop a $15, 000 bomb on two people? – Badeh appeared first on Vanguard News.
Former President of Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has dragged the Nigerian Army General Court Martial before a Federal High Court in Abuja, challenging its decision to convict and sentence 12 soldiers to death by firing squad for mutiny and other offences on September 16.The post Mutiny: Agbakoba drags Army to court over death sentence on 12 soldiers appeared first on Vanguard News.
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Wednesday, expressed concern over the lack of interest among Igbo politicians in aspiring for the position of President of Nigeria come 2015.The post 2015 presidency: Lack of interest by Igbos politicians worries Okorocha appeared first on Vanguard News.
Ado-Ekitiâ€”Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has again raised an alarm over an alleged desperate bid by the cronies of All Progressives Congress, APC, to stall the inauguration of the governor -elect, Mr Ayo Fayose by filing a fresh suit in an Abuja High Court.The post Abuja suit: PDP accuses APC of fresh plot to stall Fayose’s inauguration appeared first on Vanguard News.
The United Nation Funds for Population Activities (UNFPA) has decried the practice of female genital mutilation across the country and call for action to protect adolescent girls rights and health.The post UNFPA decries female genital mutilation appeared first on Vanguard News.
A female member of a congregation, Kemi Abbas, on Wednesday appeared in an Oshodi Magistratesâ€™ Court in Lagos charged with allegedly stealing her pastorâ€™s N52,000.The post Female church member faces charges of allegedly stealing pastor’s N52,000 appeared first on Vanguard News.
An American doctor who recovered from Ebola has donated his blood to a second patient, a freelance cameraman who is being treated in Nebraska, a hospital spokesman said Wednesday.The post US doctor who recovered from Ebola donates blood again appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from going ahead with its plans to conduct a bye-election in Adamawa State on Saturday.The post Court stops Adamawa state bye-election appeared first on Vanguard News.
Eighteen people in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi have died after drinking homemade liquor during Eid holidays, officials said Wednesday, highlighting the dangers of moonshine in a country where Muslims are barred from drinking.The post Homemade liquor kills 18 amid Pakistan Eid celebrations Pakistan appeared first on Vanguard News.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked President Goodluck Jonathan to explain to Nigerians what Mujaheed Asari Dokubo, was doing on the plane that illegally ferried US$9.3 million to South Africa, where Asari Dokubo, another Nigerian and an Israeli were arrested, according to a published report.The post Explain Asari Dokubo’s role in $9.3m cash-for-arms scandal, APC tells FG appeared first on Vanguard News.
The 7th edition of the Indomie Independence Day Award for Heroes of Nigeria which is the Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of Dufil Prima Foods Plc, makers of Nigeriaâ€™s leading noodles brand -Indomie Instant Noodles will hold on Saturday October 11, 2014 in Lagos.The post Indomie Independence Heroes Award holds in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News.
JOSâ€”Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, North Central Zone, yesterday, warned individuals and groups to desist from making unguarded utterances on the person and office of the president of CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, over the alleged $9.3m arms deal in South Africa.The post $9.3m arms deal: CAN cautions against unguarded utterances appeared first on Vanguard News.
Following the publication in the Vanguard, on the issue of the so-called â€˜withdrawal of Professor Emeritusâ€™, I am forced to exercise my right of reply and to make some comments.The post Re – â€˜Withdrawal of Professor Emeritusâ€™: How Senate was misled appeared first on Vanguard News.
When Senator Pius Ewherido died prematurely in June 2013, the Urhobo people grieved and prayed that such a loss should not be their lot again. Unfortunately, just one year after, another Urhobo personage, General Patrick Aziza (rtd) fell to the Grim Reaper.The post General Aziza: A soldier-statesmanâ€™s final salute appeared first on Vanguard News.
Justice Ademola Adeniyi has ordered that the former deputy governor of Adamawa state, Mr. Bala Ngilari, should be swore-in as the substantive governor of the state.The post Court sacks Fintiri, orders swearing-in of Nyako’s Deputy appeared first on Vanguard News.
At least 14 people were killed as protests by pro-Kurdish demonstrators raged across Turkey over the government's lack of action to save the Syrian town of Kobane, officials said Wednesday.The post At least 14 dead as protests rage in Turkey over Kobane appeared first on Vanguard News.
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appealed for calm Wednesday after a Madrid nurse contracted the deadly Ebola virus, promising "transparency" over the scare which has sparked fierce criticism of national health safeguards.The post Spanish PM promises ‘transparency’ in Ebola scare appeared first on Vanguard News.