The Federal Government, yesterday, said it will spend $2 billion, about N320 billion, in the building of new airport terminals and restructuring of old ones over the next four years.The post FG to invest N320bn in building, restructuring of airports appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Assets Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, has appealed against an order granted by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos, discharging an earlier order of his brother judge, Justice Okon Abang, which empowered the agency to take over assets of Bi-Courtney Group, operators of Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Terminal 2, Ikeja, Lagos.The post AMCON appeals vacation of orders on Bi-Courtney appeared first on Vanguard News.
For every strides achieved by all well meaning nations, there are heroes who are well known for the significant roles played in relative field towards the attainment of set national goals. Today, we enjoin you to join us in naming 54 national heroes as Nigeria celebrates her 54th independence anniversary.Share the thoughts of who yourThe post @54: Who is your Nigeria hero appeared first on Vanguard News.
Lagosâ€”A 37-year-old lawyer, Yetunde Fashesin-Souza, was yesterday arraigned before a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere for allegedly stealing N50,280,000.The post Lawyer docked over N50.3m theft appeared first on Vanguard News.
A man was arrested in counterterror raids in Australia on Tuesday, with police alleging he was sending money to a US national fighting with a "terrorist" group in Syria.The post Man arrested in Australia over funding US fighter in Syria: police appeared first on Vanguard News.
Kurdish troops launched offensives against the Islamic State jihadist group on three fronts in northern Iraq on Tuesday, senior officers told AFP.The post Kurd troops attack Iraq jihadists on three fronts -officers appeared first on Vanguard News.
There were indications last night that former Managing Director of the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, NSPMC, Emmanuel Ehidiamhen Okoyomon, might be extradited to the United Kingdom to face trial over the lingering polymer notes scam in Nigeria.The post Polymer notes: ex-mint boss faces forgery, money laundering charges appeared first on Vanguard News.
YOLAâ€”No fewer than 500 houses were destroyed in the Kubi and Watu villages in Michika Local Government Areas of Adamawa State as the suspected Boko Haram insurgents operated unchallenged in one of its recent attacks.The post Boko Haram destroys 500 houses in Adamawa appeared first on Vanguard News.
Nigeria lost N77.87 billion worth of crude oil and other petroleum products in 2013, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has revealed.The post Nigeria loses N78bn to crude, petroleum products theft appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, yesterday, reacted to the boast by President Goodluck Jonathan that his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will recapture Edo State come 2015 and 2016, saying that it was a tall dream to think that â€œChief Tom Ikimi, who recently joined the PDP will win Edo State for him.â€The post APC to Jonathan: PDP can’t win Edo appeared first on Vanguard News.
Abujaâ€”After years of neglect of the designer of the Nigerian Flag, Mr Taiwo Akinkunmi came to a dramatic end yesterday as President Goodluck Jonathan, while conferring him with a national honour award, also announced his appointment as a Special Assistant, with a salary for life.The post At last, Akinkunmi, designer of Nigerian flag, bags national award appeared first on Vanguard News.
Barely two weeks after the collapse of the guest house at Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, a fresh indication emerged yesterday that the church was given an approval for a 12-storey building by the Lagos State government.The post Synagogue: We had approval to build 12 floors â€”Joshuaâ€™s aide appeared first on Vanguard News.
The very act of suggesting or announcing a potential cure for the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, has become riskier than envisaged as claimants of such unverified and â€œunorthodoxâ€ cures now stand the risk of going to prison if threats by the American Food and Drug Administration, FDA, are anything to go by.The post Announce Ebola cure and go to jail, FDA warns appeared first on Vanguard News.
President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, yesterday for the first time spoke on the controversial $9.3m cash allegedly smuggled into South Africa by two Nigerians and an Israeli using his private jet. The money which has been confiscated by a South African court was meant for the purchase of arms for the Nigerian Intelligence Services. This is just as the #BringBackOurGirls# campaign group, has said it will soon drag the CAN president and the Federal Government
YESTERDAY Monday, 29th September 2014 was another day of pomp and pageantry at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, as President Goodluck Jonathan presented the 2014 edition of National Honours to no fewer than 304 recipients.The post National Honours: In the interest Of Real Honours appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOSâ€”Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, expressed readiness of his administration to fund Prof. Maurice Iwu's abandoned research work on infectious diseases, such as the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, if he so desired to benefit from the stateâ€™s N142,239,000 million research grant.The post Lagos offers to fund Iwu’s abandoned Ebola research work appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE former President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Chief O. C. J. Okocha (SAN), has called on security agencies in the state to identify those who allegedly locked the gates leading to the state judiciary complex ahead of a meeting of judges of the state for sanction.The post Identify those who locked out Rivers judgesâ€”OKOCHA appeared first on Vanguard News.
After several campaigns by Vanguard to draw the attention of the Lagos State Government to the deplorable state of the road which links the popular ghetto community, Ajegunle to the ever-busy Oshodi/Apapa expressway, residents, Sunday, heaved sigh of relief as construction giant, Julius Berger, JB, Plc commenced repairs on the road. The road was abandoned for at least 14 years.The post Julius Berger repairs Ajegunle link road abandoned for 14 yrs appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, the regulator of the nationâ€™s petroleum industry, said it will sanction petroleum marketers who engage in the manipulation of their pumps and adulteration of products.The post DPR to sanction marketers for adulteration, under-dispensing appeared first on Vanguard News.
First Bank Plc has expressed willingness to support the funding of a $1.3billion fabrication contract by Kaztec Engineering, a subsidiary of the Chrome Group, awarded by Addax Petroleum.The post First Bank to fund Kaztecâ€™s $1.3bn Addax contract appeared first on Vanguard News.