Wike reinstates sacked lecturers, appoints Chief Judge

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Newly sworn-in Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has announced the appointment of Justice Daisy Okocha as the Chief Judge of the state. The post Wike reinstates sacked lecturers, appoints Chief Judge appeared first on Vanguard News.

Bomb threat at FIFA congress

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The FIFA congress resumed on Friday after the all-clear was given following a bomb alert at the venue where world football's governing body will vote on whether to retain Sepp Blatter as president. The post Bomb threat at FIFA congress appeared first on Vanguard News.

Read President Buhari’s inaugural speech

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Inaugural speech by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari following his swearing-in as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 29th May, 2015 The post Read President Buhari’s inaugural speech appeared first on Vanguard News.

Democracy Day: Nigerians celebrate Buhari

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Nigerians have hailed President Muhammadu Buhari who took over from Goodluck Jonathan on Friday The post Democracy Day: Nigerians celebrate Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News.

Buhari vows to intensify campaign against Boko Haram

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President Muhammadu Buhari in his inaugural address on Friday vowed to wage an intensified military campaign against Boko Haram, describing the Islamists as "mindless" and "godless". The post Buhari vows to intensify campaign against Boko Haram appeared first on Vanguard News.

Politicians and ingratitude

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“Man”, notwithstanding philosophical, archeological, anthropological, historical and scientific researches remains a mystery – a complex conundrum and a prodigious myth waiting to be unraveled. His changing mien, conduct, disposition, traits, characteristics and idiosyncrasies monumentally attest to these assertions. It was in this context a bewildered 18th century philosopher and poet,

Buhari vows to tackle Nigeria’s problems ‘head on’

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President Muhammadu Buhari said in his inaugural address on Friday the nation faced "enormous challenges" but vowed "to tackle them head on", after taking the oath of office. The post Buhari vows to tackle Nigeria’s problems ‘head on’ appeared first on Vanguard News.

Ben Bruce, Omokri, others hail Adesina`s election as AfDB President

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Hours after Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwunmi Adesina, was elected the eighth president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Nigerians have been reacting to the development on the social media The post Ben Bruce, Omokri, others hail Adesina`s election as AfDB President appeared first on Vanguard News.

Buhari sworn in as president after historic win

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Muhammadu Buhari sworn in as Nigeria's new head of state on Friday in a ceremony mixing military pomp with cultural tradition after he won the first opposition victory over a sitting president in the nation's history. The post Buhari sworn in as president after historic win appeared first on Vanguard

President Muhammadu Buhari sworn in 

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THE Chief Justice of Nigeria,Justice Mahmud Mohammed has sworn in the new president,Muhammadu Buhari. The post President Muhammadu Buhari sworn in  appeared first on Vanguard News.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

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Today marks a new beginning in Nigeria’s politics as the country successfully transits power from erstwhile its ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to its relentless opposition, All Progressives Party, APC at the Eagle Square, Abuja. The post Former President Goodluck Jonathan appeared first on Vanguard News.

Recent developments in funding the economy inherited by Buhari

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As we continue to give independent review of what the administration of President Mohammadu Buhari is taking over from ex-president Goodluck Jonathan some issues in the private sector-driven economy that has defile solutions by successive governments at the centre appears worsening. They key amongst these is the funding gaps in

How we tackled cabals in oil industry – Diezani

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The time of my appointment as Minister of Petroleum Resources 5 years ago was a time when the nation was in the throes of many years of continuous fuel scarcity and the abandonment of our fuel facilities. This was having such an adverse impact on the masses, especially in terms

The change game begins

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”Since the telephone call you made, you have changed the course of Nigeria’s political history and for that you have earned yourself a place in our history, for stabilising multi-party democratic system and you have earned the respect of not only Nigerians but world leaders”. The post The change game

Hard decisions awaiting Buhari

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The country that Muhammadu Buhari takes control of today, in the estimation of some, has literally fallen under. It is a country where the primary ingredients of a functional state are in many cases in immeasurable deficit to the harrowing plight of the citizenry.

A Different May 29

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FOR the first time in 16 years, May 29 would elicit more emotions than celebrations of a new government, rather another government, assuming office. May 29 is laced with trepidations about what the new government would do. The fears are mainly among those who have run the affairs of Nigeria