Would-be jihadist family arrested in Spain

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A Moroccan couple linked to jihadist networks were arrested overnight in Spain, along with their teenage sons, who were about to travel to Syria, the Spanish interior ministry said Tuesday. The post Would-be jihadist family arrested in Spain appeared first on Vanguard News.

IS executes at least 30 civilians in central Syria

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The extremist Islamic State group Tuesday executed at least 30 civilians, including two children, in a raid on a regime-held village the central Syrian province of Hama, a monitor said. The post IS executes at least 30 civilians in central Syria appeared first on Vanguard News.

Why we stopped Suswam from going to Senate – CNPP

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The Benue State chairman of the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, Mr. Baba Agan has stated that the constituents of Benue North East Senatorial zone rejected Governor Gabriel Suswam's senatorial bid because he had much money to run his campaigns but refused to pay backlog of civil servant's salaries.

Kidnapper of judge’s wife to die by hanging

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ASABA—A Delta State High Court sitting at Ughelli in Delta State has sentenced one David Tamarakpo Pade to death by hanging for armed robbery and kidnapping of wife of a retired judge of the Court of Appeal, Mrs. Roli Awala.

Pregnant lawyer, 14 others escape death as armed thugs sack Federal High Court in Bayelsa

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About fifteen lawyers among them a pregnant woman and two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) yesterday escaped death in a stampede triggered by armed invasion of the Federal High Court in Yenagoa by suspected thugs over the suit between Senator Heineken Lokpobiri and Foster Ogola. The post Pregnant lawyer, 14

Thanks Nigerians

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NIGERIANS are determined to save their country. They may never get credit for the efforts they make to get the country going, but there are instances when the Nigerian spirit is too obvious to ignore. March 28 was one of such days when the patriotism of the Nigerian was put

BSO calls for arrest of Fani-Kayode

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Buhari Support Organization, BSO, has alleged that the federal government has entered into an unholy alliance with some Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs with an aim of declaring the PDP winner in the states where the results are yet to be declared public. The post BSO calls for arrest of Fani-Kayode

Elections: Capital market operators project gradual equities rebound

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Lagos— Some capital market operators, yesterday, expressed optimism that the nation’s capital market would experience a boost with the near successful conduct of the presidential and National Assembly elections. They told newsmen in separate interviews in Lagos that peaceful conduct of the elections would increase investors’ confidence in the market.

Kashamu bribed voters during election —APC

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ABEOKUTA—The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ogun State has accused a Senator-elect, Prince Buruji Kashamu, of inducing voters during Saturday’s national assembly elections in Ogun East Senatorial District in which Buruji Kashamu emerged winner. The post Kashamu bribed voters during election —APC appeared first on Vanguard News.

Troop frees women, elderly, children locked up by fleeing terrorists

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Following the recapture of Gwoza from Boko Haram terrorists, Nigerian troops in cordon and search operations have rescues scores of elderly persons and women locked up while another bomb making factory has been discovered. The post Troop frees women, elderly, children locked up by fleeing terrorists appeared first on Vanguard

Minister lauds electorate for voting PDP

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The Minister of State for Defence, Col. Austin Akobundu (retd), yesterday, commended Abia electorate for coming out en masse to vote for all Peoples Democratic Party’s candidates in last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.

Police warn against breaching the peace over polls results

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OWERRI — As Imo people anxiously await the results of the presidential and National Assembly elections held, weekend, the state police command warned that the security agencies would not hesitate to ruthlessly deal with any person or group preparing to breach the peace in the state. The post Police warn

APGA accuses PDP of conspiracy with Army, INEC to rewrite results

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ONITSHA — The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday, accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of conspiring with the Army, Police and Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to rewrite last Saturday’s National Assembly elections results and announced a falsified one in favour of the PDP. The post APGA accuses PDP

Polls: Police begin investigation into Ihiala violence

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Ihiala (Anambra — The Police Command in Anambra has commenced investigation into the crisis that erupted at Ihiala Local Government Council headquarters on Sunday. The post Polls: Police begin investigation into Ihiala violence appeared first on Vanguard News.

Benue: My plans —Tarzoor, PDP gov candidate

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Terhemen Tarzoor is the governorship candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benue State. In this interview, he bared his mind on various issues including the general elections The post Benue: My plans —Tarzoor, PDP gov candidate appeared first on Vanguard News.

Elections: Still work in progress…

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MARCH 28 has come and gone and here we are. The days after the presidential election continue to unfold. The results of one of the most keenly contested elections in the history of Nigeria’s democracy have not been released yet but snap shots of the results are emerging.

PDP sweeps presidential polls in Rivers

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PORT HARCOURT—The Independent National Electoral Comission, INEC, has declared the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Rivers State. The post PDP sweeps presidential polls in Rivers appeared first on Vanguard News.

Buhari leads, PDP kicks

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Erstwhile Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) was last night sustaining his lead over President Goodluck Jonathan in the declared results of the presidential elections released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, last night. The post Buhari leads, PDP kicks appeared first on Vanguard News.