AS someone who works in the health sector, getting medical attention should have come easily to Mrs. Dupe Ogunaike (not real name).So when she took ill earlier this month, Ogunaike was not troubled by the prospects of being admitted into any hospital, especially as the 55-year-old healthcare worker was only suffering from â€˜mere feverish condition.The post EBOLA: When fear becomes messenger of death appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Sports, Godfrey Gaiya, has said that the meeting with Chris Giwa-led Nigeria Football Association will determine if it will hold another election.The post Meeting with Giwa-led faction will determine NFA elections, says Gaiya appeared first on Vanguard News.
TRADE Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, has warned that increasing reported cases of deserters in Nigerian Army over lack of weapon to confront the Boko Harem insurgency is a dangerous trend that can destroy the armyThe post High cases of deserters dangerous for military, Nigeria â€” TUC appeared first on Vanguard News.
- Pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after his All-Terrain Vehicle collided with a minivan in the Canadian countryside, police said Tuesday.The post Justin Bieber faces more assault charges, dangerous driving appeared first on Vanguard News.
A young French mother whose daughter had been smuggled by her father out of the country and possibly to Syria was reunited with the two-year-old in Turkey, a source close to the French interior minister said Tuesday.The post French mum reunited with daughter taken by alleged jihadi husband appeared first on Vanguard News.
Two Electoral Officers who supervised the last governorship election in Osun state have been suspended by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC over alleged electoral fraud during the exercise.The post INEC suspends 2 EOs over alleged manipulation Of Osun gov poll appeared first on Vanguard News.
The so-called "Islamic State" released a video on Tuesday showing a masked militant apparently beheading an American journalist and threatening to kill a British captive.The footage, seen by AFP after it was found online by private terrorism monitor SITE, shows 31-year-old freelance reporter Steven Sotloff dressed in orange and on his knees in a desert landscape.The post Islamic State claims to behead second US reporter appeared first on Vanguard News.
Boko Haram have seized a strategic town in Nigeria's far northeast, prompting denials from the military, as experts said the government risked losing control and the region was "on the brink" of takeover.The post Boko Haram seizes strategic town, seeking to takeover Maiduguri appeared first on Vanguard News.
An Abuja Area Court in Lugbe on Tuesday sentenced one Ikechukwu Akamadu, 29, to 18 months in prison for stealing the sum of N500,000.The post Man jailed for stealing N500,000 appeared first on Vanguard News.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Screening Committee has cleared seven aspirants for the party primaries ahead of the Oct. 11 gubernatorial bye-election in Adamawa.The post Adamawa Guber: APC clears 7 aspirants appeared first on Vanguard News.
"Chelsea Football Club is pleased to announce Cesar Azpilicueta has today signed a new five-year contract," the current Premier League leaders said on their website.The post Azpilicueta pens five-year Chelsea deal appeared first on Vanguard News.
Before I address you today, kindly permit me to play the full interview of Dr. Stephen Davis, the Australian negotiator who was appointed by President Goodluck Jonathan to help secure the release of the over 200 girls who were abducted by Boko Haram on April 15th.The post Boko Haram sponsors are friends of President Jonathan, says Chief John Odigie-Oyegun appeared first on Vanguard News.
A pro-Islamist figure, Omar al-Hassi, on Tuesday presented a cabinet lineup to the outgoing General National Congress, rivalling Libya's internationally recognised government, Lana state news agency reported.The post Libya pro-Islamist names rival government list appeared first on Vanguard News.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to â€œpromote a rights-based approach to healthcare for millions of disadvantaged Nigerians to control and combat the Ebola disease.â€The post SERAP to Jonathan: Control Ebola with rights-based approach to healthcare appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOSâ€”AS activists gear up to mark the five years anniversary of the demise of the late foremost human rights activist and Lagos Lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, his widow, Ganiyat Fawehinmi, yesterday, said his late husband, foresaw the current Boko Harem insurgency confronting Nigeria before he died.The post Gani Fawehinmi saw Boko Haram coming â€”Widow appeared first on Vanguard News.
ERSTWHILE Minister of Education, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, yesterday, denied any political linkage or external financial support for activities of the Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG movement.The post #BringBackOurGirls: No political linkage to Bring Back Our Girls campaign â€” Ezekwesili appeared first on Vanguard News.
THE â€˜emergencyâ€™ crowning of a day-old-baby as the Crown Prince of Igbodo Kingdom in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State, has raised dust in the community, as it was claimed that another woman, who is not an indigene of Igbodo, who was sometime ago driven out of the palace, had delivered a boy and a girl for the monarch.The post Outrage over naming of baby as Crown Prince of Igbodo appeared first on Vanguard News.
By Evelyn Usman LAGOSâ€”Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS yesterday declared that the 45 immigrants arrested weekend, during a joint raid with policemen attached to Area â€˜Aâ€™ Command, Lion Building, in two hotels in Lagos, were neither terrorists nor Ebola patients, as widely rumored. Rather, it explained that the immigrants were legally in the country and hadThe post Immigration: 45 arrested persons neither terrorists nor Ebola patients appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Edo State Police Command, yesterday, paraded 63 suspected armed robbers, child defilers and murderers, including a 25-year-old boy who murdered his father after a quarrel over a stick of cigarette he stole from his father.The post I killed my father over a stick of cigarette – Suspect appeared first on Vanguard News.
Enugu State government has re-deployed impeached deputy governor, Sunday Onyebuchi, to the state civil service. This came as Governor Sullivan Chime yesterday swore in his new deputy, Reverend Raphael Ifeanyi Nwoye.The post Impeached Enugu Deputy gov redeployed to civil service appeared first on Vanguard News.