SUV crushes mother, three children, one other in Bayelsa

Five persons, including a woman and her three children, were reportedly killed in an accident along Bayelsa State stretch of the newly-dualised East-West Road. The post SUV crushes mother, three children, one other in Bayelsa appeared first on Vanguard News.

How the next Ooni will emerge – Priest

Vanguard met the Chief Priest of Ile Ife, Chief Olajide Farotimi Faloba, who gave stated how the next paramount traditional ruler of the ancient Ile-ife would be chosen, peradventure Oba Olubuse has joined his ancestors.“ The post How the next Ooni will emerge – Priest appeared first on Vanguard News.

2face reveals his best Nigerian artist

Innocent Ujah Idibia known as 2face has revealed his best artiste in Nigeria.The pop star and African queen crooner, who is regarded as a legend in the industry took to his Twitter handle to announce the artiste that he admired the most in the country The post 2face reveals his

Before the bail out funds are diverted

One of the earliest demands placed before President Muhammadu Buhari, even before he was sworn-in, was a request for financial bailout of states which could not pay their workers’ salaries. It was championed by the governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State.

SEC wants BGL’s suit N5.7bn debt quashed

Lagos—The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to strike out the suit by BGL Plc, its subsidiaries and others over allegations that they were indebted to investors to the tune of N5.7billion.

90-yr-old grandmother kidnapped in Delta

The Delta Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a 90-year-old grandmother, Madam Helen Ojeogwu, by gunmen. The post 90-yr-old grandmother kidnapped in Delta appeared first on Vanguard News.

Public funds management secretive, with poor accountability – Lamorde

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ‎boss, Ibrahim Lamorde yesterday said it has secured 800 convictions in its eleven year of existence and hundreds of cases still pending in various courts across the country. He also lamented that public funds management is secretive and that accountability is very poor.

Buhari orders reduction of recurrent expenditure in 2016 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the National Planning Commission (NPC) to alter the present economic planning that reproduce a framework that will reduce recurrent expenditure and prioritize developmental projects in 2016 budget. The post Buhari orders reduction of recurrent expenditure in 2016 budget appeared first on Vanguard News.

Nigeria refineries low on Petrol production

Current data on refineries production in Nigeria indicate that more heavy or fuel oils (low and high fuel oil/black oil) are being produced from the four refineries than other high demand products like premium motor spirit, PMS, otherwise known as petrol. The revelation comes despite assurances by the Nigerian National

Republicans line up for battle

THIS week, U.S. Republican Party presidential aspirants will officially flag off their campaign for the White House.

EFCC may push for trial of Saraki’s wife, Nwobodo, others

Apparently to prove that it is serious in tackling endemic graft in the country, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to charge to court several politically-exposed persons said to have plundered the nation while in service. The post EFCC may push for trial of Saraki’s wife, Nwobodo, others

FG pledges to protect local auto firms

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assured the local vehicle industries that the new administration will always take a responsible decision that will promote and protect the local industries. He gave the assurance when the Management of PAN Nigeria Limited paid him visit in his office, at the Presidential Villa Abuja

VW manufacturing in Nigeria, good omen — NAC

Taking a critical look at the assembly line, Mr. Mamudu stated “this is a genuine SKD assembly line and it will give our technicians the experience to assemble cars in the plant, and even develop further. According to him, for Volkswagen AG to give the go-ahead for the models to

Alleged maltreatment of Akwa Ibom REC: Nigerians react

Mixed reactions have greeted the alleged detention and interrogation of Austin Okojie, the Akwa Ibom Resident Electoral Commissioner by operatives of the State Security Service (SSS), also known as the Department of State Services (DSS) The post Alleged maltreatment of Akwa Ibom REC: Nigerians react appeared first on Vanguard News.

Photos: Ronaldo, Deco, others attend Mendes’ wedding

Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo was the best man at the glitzy wedding of super-agent Jorge Mendes on Sunday. He was joined by other stars like James Rodriguez, Deco, Pepe among others. Mendes, whose client list includes Jose Mourinho, David de Gea, James Rodriguez, Cristiano Ronaldo, Angel di Maria, Joao

Oil, curse to Niger Delta – MULADE

By Akpokona Omafuaire WARRI—THE Chairman Kokodiagbene Community of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, Sheriff Mulade, has said that crude oil exploration and exploitation has become a curse to the region. Mulade who spoke in Kokodiagbene during the commissioning of the N30million community hall built

Iheanacho set to lead Manchester City

Former Golden Eaglet star, Kelechi Iheanacho has boasted that he has had a good pre-season with Manchester City and is ready to lead the team in the challenge for trophies. The post Iheanacho set to lead Manchester City appeared first on Vanguard News.

Police investigate officer over land grabbing allegation

By Esther Onyegbula Lagos State Police Command is investigating one of its officers, identified as DSP Okon Effiong, over allegation of land grabbing. It was gathered that Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatia Owoseni, ordered the Officer in Charge of the XSquad Unit Lagos State command, CSP Adenola Johnson,

Siasia: We missed unpardonable chances in Congo

AFTER Nigeria’s narrow win over Congo, coach Samson Siasia applauded his team for their gritty performance that moved them a step closer to Olympic qualification. The Nigeria Under-23s advanced to the Olympic qualification play-offs on Sunday thanks to a 2-1 aggregate victory over Congo.

Falana seeks prosecution of ‘sharp players’ in building construction

AGAINST the backdrop of recurring incidents of collapsed buildings in the country, a front line lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana has challenged built environment professionals to fish out those who cut corners in building constructions and in the process erect buildings that are dangerous for human habitation.