Jeep, the legendary off-road and sports utility vehicle maker is back again with a new addition to the Jeep Wrangler line up in Nigeria. After observing the wide acceptance of the Wrangler, Weststar Associates Ltd, the authorised general distributor of Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge/Ram in Nigeria, added the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon to the family.The post Jeep Wrangler Rubicon continues success story in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, signed a bill on the amendment of section 50 of the Lagos State Urban and Regional Planning and Development Law 2010, into law.While signing the bill into law at the State House, Ikeja, the governor explained that the amendment became necessary following the wound-up of the World Bank-assisted project on the Lagos Metropolitan and Urban Development and Governance Project, LMDGP, last year.The post Fashola amends urban/slum law appeared first on
Lagos State University, LASU, is to refund over N840 million fees paid by the students following the directive by Governor Babatunde Fashola to revert it to the old fees of N25, 000. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. John Obafunwa who disclosed this in an interview said management had compiled the list of the students who would receive the excess fund.The post Tuition fees reversal: LASU to refund N840m to students appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOS â€” Officers of the Lagos State Police Command are currently quizzing a 28-year-old man, identified as Julius Sylvester, for allegedly defiling his landlordâ€™s nine-year-old daughter (names withheld).Vanguard gathered that the incident occurred at Obafalabi Street, Ojudu Berger, Lagos State.It was learnt that Sylvester used to send the girl on errands before the ugly incident.The post Man nabbed for defiling landlordâ€™s 9-yr-old daughter appeared first on Vanguard News.
By Samuel Oyadongha Yenagoaâ€” Journalists in Bayelsa State have expressed concern over the rising cases of kidnapping, piratesâ€™ activities and the attendant loss of lives in the creeks and waterways of the state. The media practitioners drawn from the 12 chapels of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, warned that unless the rising cases ofThe post Journalists express concern over insecurity on Bayelsa waterways appeared first on Vanguard News.
Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed shock over the death of President General of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Gen. Patrick Aziza (rtd), saying that Azizaâ€™s passing was a great loss to the country. Third Deputy President General of the Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Chief Austin Uloho, also described the death of Aziza as most painful.The post Clark, Uloho, Oshevire, Olejeme mourn Aziza appeared first on Vanguard News.
MRS. Nkemdirim Nwogu-Iheasimuo of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was Saturday declared by INEC as the winner of the bye-election into Aba South state constituency vacated by her late husband who died early this year.Mrs. Nwogu-Iheasimuo polled 1,655 votes to defeat candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Elder Smart Ebere who polled 313, and Chief Chimobi Apara of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, who got 252 votes.The post Late lawmaker’s wife wins Abia bye-election appeared
Urhobo Political Initiative, UPI, has declared Mr. Ovie Omo-Agege as the best governorship candidate for Delta State come 2015, adding that he remains their choice to take the state to greater heights.The post UPI canvasses support for Omo-Agege appeared first on Vanguard News.
The office of Ijaw Motoring Group, IMG, has released the guidelines for the smooth take-off of Governor Seriake Dicksonâ€™s Micro-Finance loan for Niger Deltans in South-West.The post IMG sets guidelines for Dickson’s loan appeared first on Vanguard News.
Falconets coach Peter Dedevbo is upbeat his team can go all the way to the final of the FIFA U20 Womenâ€™s World Cup at the expense of North Korea on Wednesday.The post 2014 FIFA U-20 Womenâ€™s World Cup: Falconets fear no foe – Coach appeared first on Vanguard News.
Facebook said on Monday that it is testing a way to let members know when articles posted to the social network are tongue-in-cheek instead of hand-on-heart.The post Facebook helps readers tell truth from fiction appeared first on Vanguard News.
ORGANISERS of the International Youth Summit, being hosted at the Faith Arena, Church of God Mission, Benin City, yesterday, decried the number of unemployed graduates in the country, calling on government at all levels to tackle the problem with all seriousness.The post Christian youths task govt on employment appeared first on Vanguard News.
Comptroller in charge of Cross River and Akwa Ibom states Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Mr. Yekini Atoyebi, has decried alleged dilapidating facilities at the Tinapa Business and Leisure Resort complex in Calabar.The post Customs boss laments dilapidating facilities at Tinapa appeared first on Vanguard News.
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has said the government has earmarked about N600 million as part of his administrationsâ€™ strategic efforts to boost power generation in the state.The post Kwara earmarks N600m to boost power generation appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWFA) has said they will send an appeal to CAF after they were disqualified from the 2015 Africa Cup of nations (Afcon) qualifiers.The post Afcon 2015 Qualifier: Rwanda FA kicks against disqualification appeared first on Vanguard News.
AS the jostling for who succeeds Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State in 2015 thickens, a political pressure group, Delta United for Obuh, has promised to mobilise support for the emergence of Mr. Tony Obuh as the next governor the state, saying â€œthe big masqueradeâ€ has come.The post 2015: Delta United mobilises for Obuh appeared first on Vanguard News.
Aminu Maigari, Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), on Monday in Abuja called for an extension of time for the purchase of forms for the forthcoming NFA board elections.The post Maigari calls for extension of time for purchase of NFA electionsâ€™ forms appeared first on Vanguard News.
President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday approved the appointment of Prof. Oshita Oshita as the new Director-General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Jos.The post Jonathan appoints Oshita D-G peace and conflict resolution institute appeared first on Vanguard News.