NDLEA officials storm Buruji Kashamu’s residence


There are reports that officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have surrounded the residence of Ogun State Senator-elect, Buruji Kashamu. The post NDLEA officials storm Buruji Kashamu’s residence appeared first on Vanguard News.

For Anenih, a vibrant political era ends in dignifying style…


On Wednesday, May 20, this year, two significant events happened in the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which suffered a crushing defeat in the hands of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the recently-held general elections, namely: the resignation, in quick succession, of the party’s National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu

NAFDAC seals Chocolate Royale over expired food products


National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has sealed Lagos - based confectionaries and multinational food outlet, Chocolate Royale over what it described as "unethical practices" and non-adherent to Good Manufacturing and Hygienic Practices. The post NAFDAC seals Chocolate Royale over expired food products appeared first on

LASTMA is a coherent argument against state police


Any real encounter with Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials leaves you with only one impression - area boys in government uniforms. And true to type they stalk, hound and hunt in packs with the ferocity typical of wild cats. Vultures are patient , they circle and feast on

Buhari should step on toes including those who funded his campaign – Okorie


Chief Chekwas Okorie is the founder and National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP and also the founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. In this interview he says that for Buhari to succeed he would have to step on toes including those who sponsored his campaign. Excerpts:

4 priests beaten to pulp as Enugu Govt battles Anglican Church


No fewer than six persons, including four Anglican priests, were on Friday allegedly beaten to stupor by some members a task-force working with the Enugu State Housing Corporation. The post 4 priests beaten to pulp as Enugu Govt battles Anglican Church appeared first on Vanguard News.

Lust-induced suicide


Sometime ago, the photo of a young lady who hanged herself in an uncompleted building surfaced in the media. The accompanying story alleged that the she committed suicide because her boyfriend left her for another girl. Before then, there was a story of a male youth corp member who, either

You will be judged by your performance, not by fighting corruption, Bola Ajibola tells Buhari


Prince Bola Ajibola (SAN), a one time Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice , in this interview says General Mohammadu Buhari will be missing the point if he dissipates all his energy fighting corruption and failing to provide basic needs to the people. The post You will be

Power situation could get worse, FG warns


The Federal Government yesterday warned that the power situation in the country could get worse if the labour unions’ strike is not called off. The post Power situation could get worse, FG warns appeared first on Vanguard News.

There can be no threat to PDP under my leadership in Bayelsa–Dickson


Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson yesterday dismissed the rising claims of plot by some politicians to dislodge him and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2015 governorship elections, declaring that there is not threat to the PDP under his leadership as governor of the state. The post There

Chukwumerije goes home in grand style


The remains of late Senator Uche Chukwumerije, chairman of Senate Committee on Education was yesterday committed to mother earth at his country home, Ngodo-Isuochi in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia state, amidst roll call of eminent personalities. The post Chukwumerije goes home in grand style appeared first on Vanguard

the things that abide


By Bisi Lawrence And so it has all come to this at last. We are one step from breasting the tape. The elections have come at last, though not entirely gone actually.

Kaduna: El Rufai sends signals as clash looms over N2.7billion SURE-P fund


Kaduna state governor-elect, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i, a former Minister of the FCT, has always been associated with controversy and barely a week to his inauguration, sections of Kaduna residents are already basking in the euphoria of what they regard as a possible return to sanity and transparency in the business

Amokachi: My FA cup experience


“Once you are hired, you have to start winning but people fail to realise that football is not like that again as other teams are also preparing, so it takes some time for the results to start coming in. It takes time to get to greatness. Westerhof had about five

That Oshiomole’s wedding!


IYAMHO community in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State became the envy of the Nigeria last Friday, May 15, 2015, when the Comrade Governor of Edo state, Adams Aliyu Eric Oshiomhole exchanged marital vows with his heartthrob, former Miss Iara Fortes, a lawyer from Cape Verde. The post

PDP crisis deepens: Governors report Akpabio to Jonathan, ask him to resign as Chairman, PDP Govs Forum


CRISES rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP may have deepened as another trouble is said to be brewing with governors elected on the platform of the party mounting pressure on its Chairman and governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio to resign as a matter of urgency like the PDP

50 heads of state to grace Buhari’s inauguration


At least, a total of 50 Heads of State from sub sahara Africa and across the globe are expected to witness the inauguration of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari on May 29. The post 50 heads of state to grace Buhari’s inauguration appeared first on Vanguard News.

Grant amnesty to Boko Haram, Northern elders tell Buhari


SOME prominent northerners including the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Mohammed Uwais and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe and former Nigerian Ambassador to the United Nations, Ibrahim Gambari have asked the President -elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, rtd, declare amnesty for Boko Haram insurgents

Mixed reactions as Otuoke plans grand reception for President Jonathan


It is not clear if President Goodluck Jonathan would eventually retire to the serene university town of Otuoke, his hometown on May 29, from the Aso Rock Villa, after his official disengagement as President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces or once again return to the classroom, his first calling