South Africa vows crackdown against Xenophobic attacks

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South Africa on Sunday vowed to hunt down those behind a wave of Xenophobic attacks, saying 307 people had been arrested over violence that has left at least seven people dead. The post South Africa vows crackdown against Xenophobic attacks appeared first on Vanguard News.

Chelsea: Mourinho calls for caution as title beckons

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho attempted to dampen the euphoria emanating from Stamford Bridge after his side closed to within two wins of the Premier League title by beating Manchester United. The post Chelsea: Mourinho calls for caution as title beckons appeared first on Vanguard News.

Pope urges world to act after new Mediterranean tragedy

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Pope Francis on Sunday urged world leaders to respond "decisively" after 700 migrants were feared drowned in the deadliest migrant shipwreck yet in the Mediterranean. The post Pope urges world to act after new Mediterranean tragedy appeared first on Vanguard News.

“Buhari can’t end corruption with one stroke”

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Though the expectation of the people is high on the need to end corruption in Nigeria, but it has permeated vital fabrics of the Nigerian society such that General Buhari, when he assumes power would not be able to wipe it out with just one stroke and as such should

Wenger eyes FA Cup record after Arsenal edge into final

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Arsene Wenger set his sights on a record-breaking FA Cup triumph after holders Arsenal rode their luck to return to the final with a 2-1 win over Reading. The post Wenger eyes FA Cup record after Arsenal edge into final appeared first on Vanguard News.

2.5m suffering food insecurity in Niger

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More than 2.5 million people in Niger are suffering from food insecurity because of a shortfall in the cereal harvest due to bad weather and crop pests, the agriculture minister said Saturday.

Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 football riot

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An Egyptian court Sunday sentenced 11 people to death after a retrial over a 2012 football stadium riot in the canal city of Port Said that left 74 people dead. The post Egypt court sentences 11 to death over 2012 football riot appeared first on Vanguard News.

Bloodbath of the leaders at UK general election?

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The knives are already being sharpened for the leaders of Britain's political parties, several of whom could see their careers brought to a brutal end if they fail to deliver at the May 7 election. The post Bloodbath of the leaders at UK general election?

700 feared dead in migrant shipwreck in Mediterranean

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Seven hundred people are feared dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe capsized off Malta, the UNHCR said Sunday. The post 700 feared dead in migrant shipwreck in Mediterranean appeared first on Vanguard News.

Why Keshi’s contract signing failed

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Nigerians who waited for the much celebrated signing of contract between the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Coach Stephen Keshi scheduled to take place Friday had their hopes dashed as the evnt did not hold afterall. The post Why Keshi’s contract signing failed appeared first on Vanguard News.

60 killed in battle over fish pond

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No fewer than 60 persons were feared killed at the weekend in a bloody communal crisis between Ologba and Egba communities of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State. The post 60 killed in battle over fish pond appeared first on Vanguard News.

Why I’m not proud to call Buhari my president — Aribisala

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Dr. Femi Aribisala, a pastor and Vanguard columnist, in this interaction with Vanguard editors, ventilates his passion for President Goodluck Jonathan and explains his position on the person and politics of the president-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari. Excerpt

Mysterious deaths in Ondo: The god is not to blame

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THE deaths in a remote community of Irele in Irele local government area of Ondo State were attributed to the action of six boys who broke into the shrine of Molokun, the deity of the people and desecrated it by stealing artifacts and sacred objects. The post Mysterious deaths in

Why my cabinet will be small – Buhari

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I think this is a question meant for the party. I wish John Oyegun was here to answer you because we have a system. Just because I am the presidential candidate and the president-elect, I don’t think the system has allowed me to usurp the power of the party executives.

Impeachment Threat: I am ready to negotiate with APC lawmakers — Fayose

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The face -off between the 19 All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers in Ekiti State House of Assembly and Governor Ayo Fayose may soon be over, as the governor says he is willing to negotiate with the lawmakers The post Impeachment Threat: I am ready to negotiate with APC lawmakers —

Why Senate asked Jonathan to return original copy of Constitution Amendment Bill

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Contrary to the content of the letter that President Goodluck Jonathan refused to sign the Constitution Amendment Bill because of alleged usurpation of executive powers by the National Assembly in the bill, among other reasons, there is an allegation that Jonathan signed the original amendment bill. The post Why Senate

ECOWAS new tariff regime will boost Nigeria’s economy – Compt Jubrin

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Tincan Island Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), is one of the units that has made significant contributions to Nigeria’s economy in revenue generation and trade facilitation. Since the on-going reforms by NCS began, Tincan has recorded outstanding increase in revenue collection for the economy. Sunday Vanguard, on a visit

Why I can’t marry a fellow actor – Seyi Ashekun

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Seyi Ashekun is fast carving a niche for herself as an actress to watch out for. The curvy role interpreter will tell anyone who cares to listen that she isn’t just getting roles because she is curvy, but because she has what it takes to deliver. Last year, she clinched