Fitch Ratings Agency yesterday in London said in a new special report that Nigerian banks are performing well despite the twin hurdles of tight monetary policy actions and new banking rules.The post Nigerian Banks performing well despite hurdles–Fitch appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Nigerian Postal Services has intercepted about 159 scam letters containing counterfeit financial instruments and other prohibited items worth N13.647 billion in the past nine months.The post NIPOST intercepts banned items worth N13.647bn appeared first on Vanguard News.
The World Bank Group has projected that Nigeria will in 2014 receive an inflow of $21 billion as remittances from Nigerians living and working abroad.The post Remittances to Nigeria to hit $21bn by year end appeared first on Vanguard News.
Defending European champions Spain suffered their first qualifying defeat in eight years Thursday when they slumped to a 2-1 loss against Slovakia while England made it two wins in two.The post Spain crash, England cruise in Euro qualifiers appeared first on Vanguard News.
A police orderly attached to the Executive Chairman of Kabo Local Government Council of Kano State and four others have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint.The post Police orderly, 4 others gang-rape 17-year-old girl in Kano appeared first on Vanguard News.
Silence pervaded the chamber of Lagos High Court, Igbosere, Lagos, yesterday, as Justice Olabisi Akinlade, the judge presiding over the murder charge against a 34-year-old woman, Idowu Matthew, got set to give her judgement.The post Murder suspect acquitted after six years in custody appeared first on Vanguard News.
A pastor in Enugu State has been arrested for allegedly impregnating a female member of his ministry and went a step further to force the girl to abort the pregnancy. Meanwhile, men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, have arrested a 14-year-old boy in Enugu for allegedly sleeping with a she-goat.The post Pastor accused of impregnating church member appeared first on Vanguard News.
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till October 29, hearing in the committal proceedings initiated by some pensioners, against the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, over the alleged disobedience of the judgment of the court by the apex bank.The post Pesioners: Court adjourns contempt suit against CBN till Oct 29 appeared first on Vanguard News.
Ijaw Monitoring Group, IMG, has described the untimely death of General Patrick Aziza, President General, Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, as a dark chapter in Urhobo history in particular and the Niger Delta in general.The post Ijaw mourn Aziza as burial rites begin appeared first on Vanguard News.
Operatives of the Umunmba Division of the Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command, has smashed a notorious car snatching and vandalism syndicate for allegedly terrorising residents of the area in the early hours of October 7.The post Police smash car-snatching syndicate in Enugu appeared first on Vanguard News.
A professional arm of the All Progressives Congress, APC, The Salvage Group, TSG, has berated President Goodluck Jonathan over his alleged failure to fulfil one of his 2010 campaign promises to give Nigerians at least 16,000 megawatts of electricity within two years in office.The post Group slams Jonathan over 16,000mw of power appeared first on Vanguard News.
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has assured of government efforts towards sustaining its 2013 polio and routine immunization rating despite earlier hiccups.The post Wada assures on polio immunization appeared first on Vanguard News.
Lagos State chapter of the Labour Party, LP, has distanced itself from the national convention scheduled to hold on October 11, 2014 in Ondo State.The post Lagos LP distances self from party’s convention appeared first on Vanguard News.
Ahead of the council elections in Delta State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Warri North Local Government Area, LGA, has expressed optimism that its chairmanship candidate, Mr. Francis Maku-Eyituoyor, and councilor hopefuls in all the wards will emerge victorious at the polls.The post Warri North PDP assures of victory in Delta LG polls appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, Thursday, advised President Goodluck Jonathan to declare his asset openly, instead of issuing threats over a publication by an online medium, which listed him as the sixth richest African President.The post CNPP urges Jonathan to declare assets appeared first on Vanguard News.
The League of Concerned Lagosians, LCL, a political pressure group in Lagos State has endorsed the Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikolo to be the next governor of Lagos State in 2015 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.The post 2015 gov race: Group drums support for Obanikoro appeared first on Vanguard News.
Supporters of Minister of State for Education, who is also a governorship aspirant in Rivers State, Mr. Nyesom Wike yesterday unleashed terror on opponents and journalists in Abuja.The post Wike’s supporters on rampage, hit PDP members, journalists appeared first on Vanguard News.
ARGUABLY, Akwa Ibom is a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) state. All things being equal, anyone who emerges as the PDP governorship candidate can be taken as the governor-in-waiting. It is therefore not surprising that the race for the PDP ticket is intense often leading to high-wire politicking, bickering and controversies.The post Akwa-Ibom PDP: The men and woman after Akpabioâ€™s job appeared first on Vanguard News.