2 men get N200, 000 bail over alleged theft of N80, 000 motorcycle

An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Wednesday granted a bail of N200,000 to two men — Semiu Obabiyi and Dani Shuaib — who allegedly stole a motorcycle valued at N80,000. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Funke Odubanjo, who gave the ruling, also granted the duo two sureties each in the

Alleged money laundering: Fani-Kayode discharged and acquitted

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Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has been discharged and acquitted of the money laundering charges by a Federal High Court in Lagos. The post Alleged money laundering: Fani-Kayode discharged and acquitted appeared first on Vanguard News.

Lagos Auto Spare Market, Ladipo demolished

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Officials of the Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State yesterday have commenced a demolition exercise at the Ladipo Auto Spare Parts Market in Mushin. The post Lagos Auto Spare Market, Ladipo demolished appeared first on Vanguard News.

45m persons will go blind 2020

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President of Nigerian Optometric Association NOA Dr Damian Echendu, has said that no fewer than forty- five million persons will go blind by 2020 globally. The post 45m persons will go blind 2020 appeared first on Vanguard News.

N1.2 b pension scam: Judge rejects plea bargain

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Justice Abubakar Talba of the Federal Capital Territory High Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by suspects in a N1.2 billion pension contract scam to enter a plea bargain and terminate the trial over the fraud.

Senate Leadership: Leave us alone, we can resolve our problems, Senate leadership to APC leaders

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THE leadership of the Senate opened up yesterday that Senators were capable of nipping in the bud, the perceived crisis presenting rocking the upper Chambers and by extension, the National assembly of they were left on their own by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The post Senate

APC: Of the voice of Jacob and hidden hands

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SINCE Senator Bukola Saraki and Hon. Yakubu Dogara emerged Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives respectively, several narratives have emerged to justify, reject or accommodate what transpired on that June 9th morning.

You are setting the North against the South, Baraje tells Akande

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FORMER Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and now a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Kawu Baraje, yesterday lampooned former interim National Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande over his statement that the emergence of the principal officers in the national Assembly, enjoy the backing of

Bundu waterfront shooting: SERAP faults FG’s N6.5m compensation

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The payment followed the ECOWAS Court of Justice judgment obtained by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 10 residents of Bundu waterfront and surrounding communities in June 2014.   The post Bundu waterfront shooting: SERAP faults FG’s N6.

7 women arrested in Ondo for prostitution, child trafficking

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Akure—Seven women have been arrested by Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Ondo State command, for alleged prostitution and child trafficking. The post 7 women arrested in Ondo for prostitution, child trafficking appeared first on Vanguard News.

Boko Haram prisoners: More protest in Anambra

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Traders and residents of Ekwulobia in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, Tuesday, closed shops and businesses in protest against alleged transfer of Boko Haram detainees to the Prisons in the town on Sunday night. The post Boko Haram prisoners: More protest in Anambra appeared first on Vanguard News.

One month in office: APC rates Buhari high

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Lagos — The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday x-rayed President Muhammadu Buhari’s one month in office and concluded that he had hit the ground running with what he achieved. The post One month in office: APC rates Buhari high appeared first on Vanguard News.

My govt’ll ensure protection of pipelines – Buhari

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ABUJA — President Mohammadu Buhari has assured that his government would ensure adequate protection of oil and gas installations across the country to prevent vandalism, oil theft and piracy. The post My govt’ll ensure protection of pipelines – Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News.

Publish full details of Imo’s finances without delay, Ihedioha tells Gov Okorocha

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OWERRI—Governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has again challenged Governor Rochas Okorocha to stop his oratory and publish full details of the state’s finances without further delay. This came on a day, Governor, Okorocha assured Imo people that the state will soon

INEC: Drama as Buhari overrules Jega on handover

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ABUJA — It was the end of an era, yesterday, when the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, formally handed over to Amb. Ahmed Wali as acting chairman of the electoral body.

Buhari’s Delayed Cabinet

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WHEN former President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari emerged as the presidential candidates of the two major political parties – the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) respectively, it was taken for granted that the government that would assume office on May 29th 2015 would