Congresses for the nomination of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates for the Houses of Assembly election in 2015 took place nationwide on Saturday, November 29, 2014. Governor Sule Lamido joined his fellow delegates to participate in the exercise in Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State. Lamido later spoke to Sunday Vanguard on some political issuesThe post 2015 Presidential Election: My conditions to campaign for Jonathan â€” Gov Sule Lamido appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigwe Oyegun and the partyâ€™s Deputy National Chairman (South), Engr Segun Oni have boasted that APC will kick out the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and form the next government at the centre.The post 2015: Weâ€™ll kick PDP out of Aso Rock â€“ Oyegun, Oni appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE Nigerian Military, yesterday, put up a brave fight against hundreds of Boko Haram terrorists who attacked the dynamite-manufacturing town of Ashaka in Gombe State.The post 10 soldiers die in battle as army repels Boko Haram from Ashaka town appeared first on Vanguard News.
No matter what anybody tells him, he says he will never give up on Nigeria. Read and know why former Vice President Atiku Abubakar loves Nigeria and wants to occupy Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja.The post Atiku: I wonâ€™t give up on Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.
President Goodluck Jonathan is the best president Nigeria has ever had and I am backing this with facts. I am not moved by opinion, I am moved by facts. Let me corroborate my stand with five facts. Number one, according to the United Nations record, Nigeria life expectancy was 47.5 years in 2009, a year before President Jonathan took over. As at today, according to the same United Nations Human Development Index, which is released annually, Nigeria average life expectancy is now 52 years. Since
Firstly, the amnesty agreement with the Niger-Delta militants was concluded under Yarâ€™Adua and not Jonathan. In fact, the only militant group, which held out, intensified its bombing campaign under Jonathan. This clarification is relevant to the issue raised as to whether the Boko Haram will respond favourably to a northern President overture. There is no evidence of that. Apart from the fact that the insurgents are virulently against the northern establishment as evidenced by the attacks on
GOVERNMENTS and newspapers around the world attributed the horrific Christmas Day bombings of churches in Nigeria to â€œBoko Haramâ€ â€” a shadowy group that is routinely described as an extremist Islamist organization based in the northeast corner of Nigeria.The post ‘How American experts allowed growth of boko haram’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
Sporadic gunfire by policemen rented the air Saturday, as youths suspected to be political thugs invaded the Bayelsa State Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ostensibly to hijack materials for the conduct of the Federal House of Representatives primaries in the state.The post Sporadic shooting, attack mar Bayelsa PDP Reps primaries appeared first on Vanguard News.
It is no longer news that top actress Ini Edoâ€™s marriage to Philips Ehiagwina has collapsed. So much has been written mostly by writers relying on third party sources as to why the marriage failed.The post Revealed at last: Why Ini Edoâ€™s marriage failed appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE embattled Speaker of Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chukwuma Nwazunku and five other aspirants Saturday emerged winners of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP House of Representatives primary election conducted across the six federal constituencies of the State.The post House of Reps: Ebonyi Speaker, 5 others win primaries appeared first on Vanguard News.
In Nigeria, there is a consensus among observers that participatory democracy has bred internecine struggle for power. While the struggle for power could be attributed to quest for self-aggrandizement, there are others, who argue that it is apt to adapt Machiavellian approach to survive in the political space.The post Emetulu, the unifier in Delta guber contest appeared first on Vanguard News.
Triple G First Lady knows what she is about, not only in her music but also on how she looks. At the just concluded Channel O award that held in South Africa last weekend, she was one of the few divas that got heads turning â€“ for all the right reason.The post Why I wore what I wore at Channel O award â€“ Emma Nyra appeared first on Vanguard News.
Itâ€™s got to happen sooner or later for Tracy Obonna, the New York City based Nigerian actress and model. Tracy who is known as â€˜The Nigerian Bombshellâ€™ on account of her killer curves has glamourised the covers of too many top notch magazines not to have caught the attention of some people who pull some strings in the entertainment world.The post Tracy Obonna lands New York TV host job appeared first on Vanguard News.
Channel O awards by DSTV is strictly an African affair but the tempo and temperament these days are courting everything bloodily Western. One observer has captured this yearâ€™s red carpet attitude â€˜Bum is the wordâ€™ as most of the female celebrities came brandishing dresses that had their bums screaming â€˜Hey, I am here tooâ€™.The post Wild side of the Channel O Awards appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE annual benevolence event of the Household of God Church, the G.R.A.C.E programme, will this year be dedicated to the over 200 adopted Chibok schoolgirls who have spent over 220 days in captivity.The post GRACE 2014 dedicated to Chibok girls appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOS State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has denied reports that it has adopted Dr. Leke Pitan as its candidate for the 2015 governorship election in the state.The post Lagos Guber: CAN denies endorsing any aspirant appeared first on Vanguard News.
Newcomer Sam Smith joined Beyonce and Pharrell Williams on Friday to lead in nominations for the Grammy Awards, with the music industry's annual picks weighted toward R&B-influenced artists.The post Beyonce, Sam Smith, Pharrell top Grammy nominations appeared first on Vanguard News.
Recently, I came across the story of a 14-year-old American â€œgirlâ€, Jazz Jennings, who was born a boy, but did a sex change to transmute to a girl. According to the story, Jazz started â€œleaning toward a feminine side at only 15 months old (hmmm).The post Did God make a mistake? appeared first on Vanguard News.
P rof. Sylvester Monye was until recently the special adviser to the president on performance monitoring and evaluation, a job that took him round the country and gave him a vintage position to familiarise himself with the running of government. Before then, he was Executive Secretary of the National Planning Commission, secretary of NADECO UK, secretary of the National Conscience Party in the UK among other prominent positions.The post Delta 2015: Why I am the best â€“ Monye appeared first on
There are indications that reprieve may come the way of the Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal with regards to providing him Police security following his triumph as the All Progressive Congress governorship candidate in Sokoto State.The post Tambuwal may get police protection as APC guber candidate appeared first on Vanguard News.