The Zamfara Government has further extended the resumption date for schools from Sept. 22 to Oct. 13, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Alhaji Lawal Talata Mafara, said.The post Zamfara extends school resumption to Oct. 13 appeared first on Vanguard News.
Cote dâ€™Ivoireâ€™s President Alassane Ouattara has condemned the resignation of members of opposition political parties from the countryâ€™s newly constituted Independent Electoral CommissionThe post Ouattara condemns resignation of opposition parties from election commission appeared first on Vanguard News.
Nearly $1.0 billion dollars is needed to fight the Ebola outbreak raging in west Africa, the United Nations said Tuesday, warning that 20,000 could be infected by year end.The post Ebola fight will cost $1.0bn, 20,000 cases on horizon – UN appeared first on Vanguard News.
Italy on Tuesday admitted paying ransoms to obtain the freedom of some hostages, saying it approached negotiations on a case-by-case basisThe post Italy admits paying ransom for some hostages appeared first on Vanguard News.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the PDP-led Federal Government of engaging in a systematic harassment of members of the opposition party, while at the same time shielding accused Boko Haram sponsor Ali Modu Sheriff from the law.The post APC accuses FG of harassing opposition, pampering alleged Boko Haram sponsor appeared first on Vanguard News.
SENATE President, Senator David Mark Tuesday told the Federal Government to demonstrate strength by confronting and defeating terrorists and insurgents especially the Boko Haram sect that had unleashed terror on the three states of North East, saying that Nigerians were frustrated and helpless.The post Boko Haram: Act now, Nigerians are frustrated, helpless; Mark tells FG appeared first on Vanguard News.
Four civilians were killed in renewed fighting in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine on Monday despite a ceasefire, the local authorities said.The post Four civilians killed in shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk appeared first on Vanguard News.
The number of hungry people in the world has dropped by 100 million over the last 10 years, though one in nine are still undernourished, with Asia home to the majority of the underfed, the UN said Tuesday.The post 100 million people saved from hunger over last decade: UN appeared first on Vanguard News.
â€”The Minister of Communication Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson, yesterday noted that with over 121 million active subscribers, the countryâ€™s tele-density has increased to 86.62 percent as against 114.76 million in 2011 and 95.9 million in 2010.The post Nigeria, largest internet market in Africaâ€” MINISTER appeared first on Vanguard News.
A Taliban suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a NATO convoy close to the US embassy in Kabul on Tuesday, killing three soldiers and wounding at least 13 Afghan civilians.The post Three NATO soldiers killed in Kabul suicide car bomb appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOS â€” Activities at the office of the Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, were yesterday paralyzed by students of Lagos State University External System,LASUES, over alleged fraudulent practices by the school authorities and mass failure by the students.The post LASU students again â€˜sealâ€™ Fasholaâ€™s office appeared first on Vanguard News.
ABA â€” POLICE from Ndiegoro Division in Aba, Abia State have arrested a man said to be the landlord of 2, Ogechi Street, off Ohanku Road for inflicting machete cuts on a couple who were his tenants.The post Landlord nabbed for inflicting machete cuts on tenants appeared first on Vanguard News.
A Chief Magistratesâ€™ Court sitting in Akure on Monday ordered a 23-year-old lady, Ajowele Busayo, to be remanded at the Olokuta prison for allegedly setting her lover, Anthony David, ablaze.The post Lady, 23, sets lover ablaze in Ondo appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, yesterday, accused all former Nigerian leaders of northern origin as well as incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of being responsible for the past and present economic, social, security and political problems of Northern Nigeria.The post ACF blames Northern woes on Jonathan, past leaders appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOSâ€”Although the Nigeria Police authorities yesterday deployed sniffer dogs to the scene of last Fridayâ€™s collapsed building owned by the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN in Ikotun area of Lagos, with a view to assisting rescue workers locate the exact positions of trapped victims, the handlers came without the special breed canines.The post Synagogue death toll now 49 as sniffer dogs fail to arrive appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOSâ€” Residents of Lonlo area of Iju-Ishaga, Lagos woke up yesterday to find the corpse of a man that was electrocuted inside a transformer cabin.The post Man electrocuted while vandalising transformer in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News.
Two Nigerians and an Israeli citizen are presently being held by South African police for attempting to illegally bring $9.3m cash into the country. South Africaâ€™s City Press newspaper reported that the accused persons brought the money which is in bundles of unused $100 bills, packed in three suitcases in a small business jet, a Bombardier Challenger 600 with a Nigerian crew.The post 2 Nigerians with $9.3m cash held in S-Africa appeared first on Vanguard News.
Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has warned that anyone who wishes to talk to Mikel Obi to raise his game, should equally be ready to take a slagging from the Chelsea star.The post Why coaches fear Mikel – Siasia appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Military Court Martial trying 18 soldiers for mutiny on the 13 and 14th of May 2014 at the Maimalari Cantonment has found 13 of the soldiers guilty of various counts while 5 of the soldiers were discharged and acquitted.The post Mutiny:12 soldiers sentenced to death for ‘shooting’ GOC appeared first on Vanguard News.
Ajaokuta Steel Company in Kogi State is set to begin production before the end of the year following the arrival of billets for the Light Section Mill (LSM).The post Ajaokuta steel firm to begin production before year end appeared first on Vanguard News.