Ebonyi PDP stalwart condemns Buhari’s ‘northernization policy’

ABAKALIKI—A prominent Peoples Democratic Party, PDP stalwart in Ebonyi State, Chief Abia Onyike, weekend, described the recent appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari, as alleged northernization policy against the South East and South West geopolitical zones of the country. The post Ebonyi PDP stalwart condemns Buhari’s ‘northernization policy’ appeared first

Army recall of dismissed troops

At last, the Nigerian Army has started making good its plans to screen and bring back into the service, some categories of its personnel sent home or otherwise sanctioned as a result of serious misconduct, such as desertions, acts of cowardice, insubordination and even mutiny committed at the height of

Gov Okorocha mandates bailout fund c’ttee to clear unpaid salaries

OWERRI—GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, has set up a committee to administer the bailout fund allocated to the state with the mandate to clear all unpaid salaries and allowances of workers. The post Gov Okorocha mandates bailout fund c’ttee to clear unpaid salaries appeared first on Vanguard News.

35 princes jostle for Ooni stool

Osogbo—AT least 35 princes from the four ruling houses in Ile-Ife are now jostling for the vacant stool of the Ooni of Ife. The post 35 princes jostle for Ooni stool appeared first on Vanguard News.

AAG: Para-Athletes promise glorious outing

As the Nigerian contingent to the forthcoming All Africa Games gets set to travel for the sporting fiesta, the Para-athletes and officials have promised to give the country quality representation in their various events. The post AAG: Para-Athletes promise glorious outing appeared first on Vanguard News.

Offensive exam: Ogun links issue to attack on gov’s wife

Abeokuta—The Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Mr Taiwo Adeoluwa, has reacted to the spate of criticisms against the state government in the mainstream and social media linking it to the recent sanctions imposed on some education workers by the Civil Service Commission, describing the attacks as part of the

Bayelsa: Heart of Dickson’s politics (2)

THE story of Dickson’s rise bespeaks the possibilities that can emerge when responsible governance lends a catalytic hand to those without access to the traditional levers of privilege and power. Like the overwhelming majority of the state’s indigenes who identify with Dickson’s governing philosophy, the governor’s appreciation for modest beginnings

Accion MfB rewards CIBN best graduating student

Accion Microfinance Bank (AMfB) has rewarded Mr. Kotiko Okoye, Best Graduating Student in the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria Microfinance Certification Programme in line with its commitment to aid microfinance education. The award, which is part of a N2million endowment to the institute was presented at the CIBN Induction/Prize

Quadri makes top eight at Czech Open

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has put the disappointment from previous matches behind him after his excellent performance aided him to make the last eight of the men’s singles at the just concluded International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour tagged Czech Open. 2014 ITTF Star Player was seeded number 30 in

Textile sector seeks govt patronage as NEPC demand enabling environment

Stakeholders in Textile Sector, weekend, called on the Federal Government to patronise made in Nigeria fabrics even as Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) called for an enabling environment for the sector to thrive. The stakeholders made the call at a One-Day Capacity Building Workshop organised by NEPC for stakeholders in

P-Square escapes death in auto crash

Peter and Paul Okoye of the popular pop duo, Psquare, on Sunday, escaped death by whiskers in a ghastly auto-crash along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The post P-Square escapes death in auto crash appeared first on Vanguard News.

Spanish bull run deaths rise to 12

A man in his 60s died on Sunday after being gored in a bull run in Spain, bringing the total number of deaths to 12 this year, the deadliest in 15 years. The man died on the spot at the start of the run in the central town of Cuellar.

Enrolment for graduate programmes grows 29% at Pan Atlantic University

The School of Media and Communication of the Lagos Business School has announced a 29% increase in enrolment for graduate programmes as it commences the 2015/2016 session. The post Enrolment for graduate programmes grows 29% at Pan Atlantic University appeared first on Vanguard News.

Breaking news: Stop insulting Jonathan, ex-ministers tell Buhari

Ministers, who served under former President Goodluck Jonathan have told President Muhammadu Buhari to stop unwarranted attacks on the former president. The post Breaking news: Stop insulting Jonathan, ex-ministers tell Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News.

Body of 65-year-old man recovered from well in Omu-Aran

A lifeless body of a 65-year-old man, Mr Dele Ogundeyi, was on Saturday recovered from a well on the Aperan Way in Omu-Aran, Kwara. The post Body of 65-year-old man recovered from well in Omu-Aran appeared first on Vanguard News.

Politicians, electoral staffs overrun INEC strong room in Delta

Police in Delta State have burst a syndicate of politicians and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, who broke into the Commission’s strong room in Asaba and stole original copies of 137 result sheets used for the last Governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state. The

We must clean up PDP’s mess for Nigerians to enjoy better life – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has listed new instances of the insane looting of the treasury by some officials of the Jonathan Administration, saying the corruption mess that characterized the administration was so pervasive that until it is cleaned, Nigeria will not be able to actualize its potentials. The post