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

DSS arrests B’Haram Commander linked with suicide attacks

Nigeria's secret police on Sunday, disclosed that it had arrested notable Boko Haram suspects, including a key commander, linked with several suicide attacks across the country, reports AFP. The post DSS arrests B’Haram Commander linked with suicide attacks appeared first on Vanguard News.

Appointment: Buhari is pursuing Northernization policy against East, West – Onyike

A prominent Peoples Democratic Party, PDP stalwart in Ebonyi state, Chief Abia Onyike weekend, described the recent appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari as the pursuit for the Northernization policy against the South East and South West geopolitical zones of the country. The post Appointment: Buhari is pursuing Northernization policy

Photos: Korede Bello in London

Godwin crooner, Korede Bello in London for the Crack Ya Ribs 2015 comedy show. The post Photos: Korede Bello in London appeared first on Vanguard News.

Areas of concentration for President Buhari (3)

Remember, a committee of the Senate of the Second Republic, headed by the late Dr.Olusola Saraki, was about to scrutinise the Ayo Irikefe Report concerning the purported missing NNPC funds when Buhari came to power through a military coup in December 31, 1993. Since then, the Report seems to have

Which Nigerian Governor does not fight his predecessor?

Last week Saturday, I was greatly entertained by a drama piece I watched as a guest of my Bauchi State born colleague, Comrade Yakubu. The play, an exciting satire was about enemies who are fond of publicly professing friendship.