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.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has revealed plans to ensure that all houses in the territory are occupied not later than six months after completion. This comes against the backdrop of numerous cases of unoccupied houses in Abuja despite the growing needs for housing by residents of the territory.The post FCTA moves to tackle spate of unoccupied houses appeared first on Vanguard News.
President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday in Abuja restated that the activities of terrorist groups across the world had nothing to do with Islam.The post Terrorism has nothing to do with Islam, says Jonathan appeared first on Vanguard News.
South Africa's controversial first gay-friendly mosque, which also allows Christian worshippers and women to lead prayers, was damaged by a fire overnight, its founder and the police said SaturdayThe post Arsonists set South Africa’s first gay-friendly mosque on fire appeared first on Vanguard News.
Mario Balotelli paid the price for a poor start to his Liverpool career as the Italy striker was dropped for Saturday's Premier League clash against West Bromwich Albion.The post Liverpool drop Balotelli in clash against Albion appeared first on Vanguard News.
Several hundred people marched in central London on Saturday to protest Britain's involvement in US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) group targets in Iraq.The post Several hundred march in London against Iraq air strikes appeared first on Vanguard News.
Kurdish fighters backed by US-led air strikes held back jihadists attacking a Syrian border town Saturday, following an international outcry at the murder of a British hostage by the Islamic State groupThe post Jihadists pound key Syrian town after slaying Briton appeared first on Vanguard News.
All eyes will be on Cesc Fabregas in the Premier League on Sunday when he plays his first game against former club Arsenal in the colours of new side ChelseaThe post Wenger, Mourinho batter on Fabregas as Chelsea, Arsenal clash appeared first on Vanguard News.
Two million Muslims ritually stoned the devil Saturday in the last major rite of this year's hajj in Saudi Arabia, while fellow believers around the world celebrated Eid al-Adha, the feast of sacrifice.The post Muslims stone ‘devil’ at hajj as Eid feast begins appeared first on Vanguard News.
Nigeria's military on Friday dismissed claims that a man beheaded by Boko Haram fighters in the group's latest video was an air force pilot in a fighter jet that went missing three weeks ago.The post Military rejects Boko Haram jet, beheading claims appeared first on Vanguard News.
Ahead of the 2015 general elections, the Senate President, David Mark, and former governor of Lagos State and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress , Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as well as former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasid Ladoja yesterday, held separate closed-door meetings with former President Olusegun ObasanjoThe post APC consults Obasanjo on choice of 2015 Presidential candidate appeared first on Vanguard News.
Gunmen in Kaiama, headquarters of Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have abducted one Mr. Mozi Agara, a 64-year-old younger brother of the Ibedaowei (King) of Kolokuma Kingdom King Mozi Anya Agara, and former staff of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC).The post Monarch ‘s brother kidnapped in Bayelsa appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, on Thursday ordered all commanding officers nationwide to provide water-tight security before, during and after the Eid el-kabir celebrations.The post Eid el-Kabir: I-G orders water-tight security nationwide appeared first on Vanguard News.