PSC exonerates CP Zakari Biu over Kabiru Sokoto escape

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has commuted the dismissal of former Commissioner of Police in charge Counter-Terrorism Operations at Zone 7, Abuja, CP Zakari Biu under whose supervision, a notorious Boko Haram suspect, Kabiru Sokoto, escaped along Abaji road to retirement. The post PSC exonerates CP Zakari Biu over Kabiru

Senate canvasses global support for Nigeria’s economy

THE Senate has called on the international community to support Nigeria in her efforts to reposition and grow the economy. The post Senate canvasses global support for Nigeria’s economy appeared first on Vanguard News.

Furore Over Gbaramatu Seaport: Itsekiri leaders, Omadeli, Eyengho lambast Bello

WARRI- TWO Ugborodo leaders in Delta State, former chair, Ugborodo Community Trust, Ugborodo, Mr. Sandys Omadeli Uvwoh and activist, Mr. Alex Eyengho, weekend, tongue- lashed the president of the Federated Niger Delta Ijaw Communities, FNDIC, Dr Bello Oboko, over his recent claim that the Delta State Government had acquired land

Man bounces back to life after three days in morgue

A 70 year old man might have cheated death when he bounced back to life after spending over 30 hours in a mortuary in Makurdi, the Benue state capital. Doctors at a private hospital in the town had on Saturday, August 26, 2015, certified Amos Otene dead at 4. 30

Group petitions Assembly over illegal eviction of residents

“This is very callous and inhumane and this demolition and eviction were carried out despite heavy downpour. “Our further enquiry into the matter and discussion with the task force revealed that the eviction of residents from the said property was purportedly in execution of a 48hr “abatement of nuisance” notice

Kaduna: 100 days of controversy

For the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i, the past 100 days since he assumed office may have proved to be a mixed grill of activities with controversy trailing virtually all his actions so far. The post Kaduna: 100 days of controversy appeared first on Vanguard News.

UEFA EURO 2016: Five players to watch in France

France are coming together nicely under Didier Deschamps but there is still plenty of time for players to force themselves (back) into the reckoning ahead of UEFA EURO 2016. The post UEFA EURO 2016: Five players to watch in France appeared first on Vanguard News.

Oliseh begins real coaching

Coach Sunday Oliseh will be having his first taste of competitive football action this afternoon, when he leads the Super Eagles to battle Tanzania in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Dar es Salaam National Stadium. The post Oliseh begins real coaching appeared first on Vanguard News.

Rooney hopeful of Martial impact at Man Utd

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney admitted on Friday that he knows little about new signing Anthony Martial, but backed the French teenager to prove a success at Old Trafford. United sent shock waves across Europe on Tuesday when they bought 19-year-old Martial from Monaco for a reported initial fee of

NBC, stakeholders collaborate on digitization process

The Electronic Media Content Owners Association of Nigeria (EMCOAN) has indicated interest to work with Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) as the regulatory board expressed willingness to partner with her in the actualization of digitization of broadcast industry in Nigeria. The post NBC, stakeholders collaborate on digitization process appeared first on

Bayern Munich’s Dutch striker, Robben sidelined for a month

Bayern Munich's Dutch striker Arjen Robben has been ruled out of action for a month on Friday after picking up a groin injury in the Netherlands' 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying loss to Iceland. The post Bayern Munich’s Dutch striker, Robben sidelined for a month appeared first on Vanguard News.

Migrant crisis discussed at G20 finance chiefs meet

The crisis sparked by rising migrant arrivals to the European Union was one of the major themes discussed at the meeting of finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the world's top 20 economies, a Turkish minister said. "We discussed for the first time the migration issue in the context

Boko Haram: Over 2.1m people flee homes

Mounting attacks by Nigeria's ferocious Boko Haram Islamists have sent more than 2.1 million people fleeing their homes in northeast Nigeria, the International Organization for Migration said Friday. Revising sharply upwards its previous estimate of 1.

Osun Osogbo festival: Marking 10 years of world acceptance

OSOGBO – Last week was particularly busy for tourists and people who cherish tradition and culture of the people of Osogbo in particular as different people from all walks of life were there for the annual world acclaimed Osun Osogbo festival. The festival which attracted very large crowd, as the

South Africa lauds Buhari’s effort in creating corruption-free in Nigeria

Lagos – The South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Lulu Mnguni, on Friday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s ongoing efforts at fighting corruption. Mnguni in Lagos said that the president’s efforts would not only enhance Nigeria’s overall development, but would also positively reposition Africa’s image globally. The Envoy said that

Okorocha floors Ihedioha at Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, yesterday threw out the appeal filed by the Imo State gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Emeka Ihedioha. The post Okorocha floors Ihedioha at Appeal Court appeared first on Vanguard News.