The eldest son of the former Head of State, General Murtala Ramat Muhammad, Alhaji Abba Risqua, yesterday revealed that he was under intense pressure to vie for the gubernatorial seat in 2015.The post 2015: I’m under pressure to join Kano gubernatorial race – Gen. Murtala ‘ s son appeared first on Vanguard News.
SENATE President, Senator David Mark; Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Dr. Steve Oru; former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, deputy governor of the state, Prof Amos Utuama, SAN, and other notable Deltans, yesterday, mourned the late President General of Urhobo Progressive Union, UPU, General Patrick Aziza (rtd), who died on Saturday in Abuja from cancer. He was aged 67.The post Mark, Oru, Ibori, Utuama, Aguariavwodo, Omo-Agege, Onuesoke, others mourn Aziza appeared first on Vanguard
THE dastardly â€œimportationâ€ of the dreaded Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) into Nigeria by the late Patrick Sawyer almost a month ago, has brought out the best in the government and people of Nigeria, surprisingly.The post All-out war on Ebola disease appeared first on Vanguard News.
Lawyer, journalist, and former governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chinwoke Mbadinuju was one of two governors elected in 1999, who failed to win a second term. In this interview, he traces the conspiracies he claims aborted his second term dreams, and for that reason, strongly rejects what he claims are similar conspiracies against President Goodluck Jonathan. He also reviews the proceedings and conclusions of the recent National Conference and dismisses the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC,
POLITICIANS in Oyo State weekend faulted the just-concluded distribution of permanent voterâ€™s card, PVC in the state, claiming the exercise was fraught with crass irregularities.Leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of colluding with All Progressives Congress, APC to deny members of their PVC.The post Politicians fault distribution of permanent voterâ€™s card in Oyo appeared first on Vanguard News.
The South East zone of All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, reiterated it was not opposed to President Goodluck Jonathan running for the Presidency in 2015, saying he had the constitutional right to seek re-election.The post We’re not opposed to Jonathan running in 2015, says S-East APC appeared first on Vanguard News.
In a related development, the Lagos State Government has warned against environmental pollution such as defecating and urinating in the public, and urged people to embrace proper environmental hygiene standards as a way of curbing the spread of EVD.The post Ebola: Mass enlightenment begins in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News.
MORE facts emerged, yesterday, on the recent defection of four members of the House of Representatives elected on the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with the national chairman of APGA, Chief Victor Umeh accusing the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, of instigating the action.The post Obi encouraged APGA defectors â€” Umeh appeared first on Vanguard News.
NIGERIA'S political terrain is so polarised that no opinion is justified as honest. On the one hand,if you praise the government, you are likely to be accused of receiving inducement. On the other, if you criticise government, you will be tagged an opponent.The post Raising terror victims with funds appeared first on Vanguard News.
Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), has identified improper documentation and problems associated with financial reports as the major reasons hindering tertiary institutions from accessing intervention funds.The post Improper documentation denies tertiary institutions access to intervention funds-TETFund appeared first on Vanguard News.
One person was shot and seven people were arrested as police battled to impose a curfew in the riot-hit US town of Ferguson on Sunday, one week after the racially-charged shooting of an unarmed black teenager.The post One shot, seven arrested as violence flares in riot-hit US town appeared first on Vanguard News.
English Premier League club Newcastle United on Sunday paid tribute to two of their supporters who were killed when Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine last month.The post Newcastle honour supporters killed in MH17 crash appeared first on Vanguard News.
Daniel Sturridge snaffled a 79th-minute winner as last season's Premier League runners-up Liverpool opened the new campaign with a 2-1 victory at home to Southampton on Sunday.The post Sturridge gives Liverpool opening win appeared first on Vanguard News.
Seventeen patients infected with Ebola were unaccounted for on Sunday after they fled an armed raid on a quarantine centre in Monrovia by men who claimed the epidemic is a fiction.The post Ebola patients flee attack on Liberia isolation clinic appeared first on Vanguard News.
Dr Ameyo Adadevoh of First Consultants Hospital, Obalende, was not the first Ebola patient discharged from the quarantine unit of the Emergency Operation Centre, EOC, at the Mainland Hospital, Lagos as was earlier reported by Vanguard yesterday. The said report has since been edited. The error is highly regretted. Kindly read our detailed report onThe post Corrigendum: Adadevoh not discharged from quarantine appeared first on Vanguard News.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-General Kenneth Minimah have expressed confidence in the ability of the Nigerian Armed Forces to defeat the terrorists troubling parts of the county.The post Nigeria will defeat terrorists, say Oshiomhole, Army Chief appeared first on Vanguard News.
Kenya has become the latest country to ban travellers from parts of Ebola-hit west Africa as Nigeria scrambled to stop the deadly disease spreading through the continent's most populous nation.The post Kenya bans west Africa travellers amid scramble to fight Ebola appeared first on Vanguard News.
Armed men attacked an Ebola isolation ward in the Liberian capital Monrovia overnight, prompting 29 patients to flee the facility, witnesses said Sunday.The post Armed men attack Monrovia Ebola clinic, 29 patients flee appeared first on Vanguard News.
Doctor Ameyo Adadevoh, a senior consultant, who was the first Nigerian infected with Ebola virus having treated Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American who brought Ebola into the country, at First Consultant Hospital, has recovered and has since been discharged from the Isolation centre in Lagos.The post Nigerian doctor recovers from Ebola disease appeared first on Vanguard News.
A member of defunct presidential advisory committee on national dialogue, Mr Tony Ipriye Uranta, has added his voice to the outcome of just concluded national conference, just as he called on National Assembly to expedite actions in ratifying the conference resolutionsThe post NNSG optimistic on Confab Resolutions appeared first on Vanguard News.