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.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP has issued a Freedom of Information request to Mr. Godwin Emefiele asking him to urgently provide information about the persons involved in alleged money laundering through the Central Bank of Nigeria to fund the activities of the Boko Haram, which have contributed to the unlawful killings of innocent Nigerians and destruction of property.â€The post SERAP seeks exposure of alleged money laundering for Boko Haram appeared first on Vanguard
HAVE Nigerians accepted mass failures in secondary school examinations? Mass failures no longer produce shocks or the sort of debates predicated on concerns about a fractured future. The West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, has released its 2014 May/June 2014 Senior Secondary Schools Certificate Examination, SSCE, results.Â Â The 31.28 per cent pass in five subjects orThe post Statistics mask SSCE failure appeared first on Vanguard News.
FOLLOWING the insistence by the Federal Government, that the September 22 resumption date for primary and secondary schools in the country would not be extended, several State Ministries of Education have expressed readiness for schools to resume, stressing that adequate measures have been put in place to contain any possible outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Diseases, EVD, in schoolsThe post Ebola: Anambra, Edo, Ogun, Rivers, ready for Sept 22 resumptionâ€”Education Commissioners appeared first
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has issued a Freedom of Information request to Mr Godwin Emefiele asking him to â€œurgently provide information about the persons involved in alleged money laundering through the Central Bank of Nigeria to fund the activities of the Boko Haram, which have contributed to the unlawful killings of innocent Nigerians and destruction of property.â€The post SERAP invokes FOI, asks CBN to provide information on alleged money laundering to Boko
Ladan Bosso, the Technical Director of Abia Warriors FC on Monday said the club had adopted the new salary scale stipulated by the League Management Company (LMC).The post Abia Warriors pays players N150,000 minimum salary appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Senate Leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, says he spends N73 million annually on payment of scholarship for students in his constituency in various tertiary institutions in the country.The post I spend N73m on scholarship scheme annually – Ndoma-Egba appeared first on Vanguard News.
A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores, sank off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said on Monday.The post Many feared dead as boat with African emigrants sink off Libyan coast appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. AbduGaniyu Ambali, says all students will be screened for the Ebola Virus Disease before entering the campus.The post Ebola: Unilorin to screen students appeared first on Vanguard News.
DesmondElliotAce actor turned politician, Desmond Elliot has indicated that his policies will be targeted at the vulnerable women and youths in the society if elected into the Lagos State House of Assembly in 2015.The post Desmond Elliott targets women, youths as posters go viral appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Lagos State Baseball and Softball Association (LSBSA) on Monday expressed the confidence that its players would grab all available slots at the forthcoming Major League Baseball tryout in Lagos.The post Lagos State Baseball Association promises to grab all slots in MLB tryout appeared first on Vanguard News.
The trial of four Islamic clerics charged with N43 million fraud was on Monday stalled due to the absence of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in LagosThe post Judge’s absence stalls trial of 4 Islamic clerics over alleged N43m fraud appeared first on Vanguard News.
A 34-year-old man, Fabian Anyanwu, who allegedly assaulted and raped a 22-year-old Cameroonian lady, on Monday appeared before an Apapa Magistrates' Court in Lagos.The post Man, 34, arraigned for allegedly raping foreigner appeared first on Vanguard News.
Arsenal will be looking to win in Dortmund for the second season running, while the opening night of the Champions League group stage also sees Liverpool's return and last season's runners-up Atletico Madrid in action.The post UCL Preview: Arsenal to repeat Dortmund trick, Monaco hope appeared first on Vanguard News.