By Daud Olatunji THE recent visit by the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 81 Division Nigerian Army, Major-General Ebenezer Oyefolu to 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Ogun State, revealed that some parcels of the land belonging to the Nigerian Army in the state might have been encroached on either by land grabbers or herdsmen. Vanguard gatheredRead More
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, yesterday, described the three mega cities initiated and completed by his immediate predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, as a liability on his administration.
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Leaders of the bickering factions of the former ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have agreed to work together and have signed a peace deal agreement. The legally recognised Chairman of the party, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff and the Chairman of National Caretaker Committee, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, signed the undertaken for genuine reconciliation. This was disclosed
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Justice R.M. Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on March 23, 2017, admitted as evidence a document containing the list of alleged beneficiaries of the sum of $115, 010,000 tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against Muhammed Dele Belgore, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, and Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, a former Minister of National Planning, who are being prosecuted on a five-count charge of money laundering.
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THE House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Federal Government to intervene in the current crisis of unpaid pension arrears threatening the lives of Nigerians’ retired senior citizens. The House resolution followed a motion moved [...]
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, arraigned a businessman, Ibrahim Kamba, before Justice Y. Halilu of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Jabi on one-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.
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Troops have destroyed a Boko Haram Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) factory at Gombole village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. A statement issued by the army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman in Abuja, said troops of the 103 Battalion of Operation Lafiya Dole discovered the factory during a clearance operation in the village. Usman said...
The Federal Government on Friday said it declared total war against the scourge of tuberculosis (TB) in the country.
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Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says over $184 million in product under-deliveries recorded against three oil companies would be recovered soon.
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Displeased with his wife’s conduct, a middle-aged man, Ibrahim Yusuf, on Friday pleaded with an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his seven-year-old marriage.
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Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State on Friday flagged on the N2.3bn dualization of Kulende-UITH-Oke-Ose road in Ilorin with an assurance that the project will be completed in 18 months.
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Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie has been named amongst the 50 greatest world leaders in the 2017 Fortune magazine ranking. The ‘Half of a yellow sun’ writer was ranked at number 42 on the list with [...]
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The Katsina State Government says it has released N700 million for the purchase of equipment for some general hospitals in the state.
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KINGSLEY Paya, a native of Aladja, Udu Local Government Area, Delta State, has been reported murdered and his body taken away by the assailants alleged to be from neighbouring Isaba, one of the communities in Warri South-West Local Government Area in boundary war with Aladja.
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A final year student of the Department of Political Science, in one of the South-Eastern universities, one Joseph Emmanuel, has been reportedly murdered by suspected cultists at his off campus accommodation.
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MEMBERS of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, have appointed the union’s immediate past President-General, PG, Mr Anthony Nted, as Chairman of MWUN’s Advisory Council, AC.
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THE Senate, yesterday, took a swipe at Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola over his refusal to honour the invitation to appear and give insight into the performance of Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA, in 2016.
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