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

Contoversy trails death of housewife after birth of twins

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LAGOS—Controversy is currently trailing the death of a housewife, Joy Bakare, 35, after she gave birth on Aya-Oye Street, Ejiigbo, a suburb of Lagos. The post Contoversy trails death of housewife after birth of twins appeared first on Vanguard News.

Bayelsa: Who is ditching Dickson?

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Governor Dickson is, however, determined to break the second term jinx. No governor since the creation of the state has served two full terms as all former governors have had their second terms truncated for one reason or the other.

Babalakin @ 55: From vilification to vindication

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As he turns 55 today, he must have a special reason to be grateful to his Maker, the Almighty Allah. After almost two years of intense vilification in the hands of people of power, Dr. Bolanle Olawale Babalakin, SAN, must be looking forward to heave a sigh of relief this

Federalism and religion in Nigeria

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The Supreme Court decided to legalise same sex marriages across America. Let me say now that this article is in no way asking for the legalisation of same sex marriages in Nigeria or in Africa.

It’s not true Akpabio and Udom have started fighting — UMANAH

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Mr. Aniekan Umanah, former Commissioner for Information in the Chief Godswill Akpabio’s administration commissioner-designate in the Udom Emmanuel’s administration in this interview berates the judiciary for relocating the Akwa-Ibom State Elections Petitions Tribunal from the state to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) saying it is totally uncalled for. He

Why we don’t change parties in Enugu — Ogbodo

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Deacon Okey Ogbodo, is presently the secretary of the Enugu State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and was at various times Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Lands, Housing and Urban Development, during the administration of Chimaroke Nnamani between 1999 and 2007. In his earlier years, he was

Ogba, Nesiama, Wophil vie for IAAF seats

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Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) president,Solomon Ogba is in the running for one of the nine individual IAAF Council member seats when elections come up on the first day of the 50th IAAF Congress scheduled for Beijing, China on August 19-20 2015. The post Ogba, Nesiama, Wophil vie for IAAF

APC and the death wish turned prophecy

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EARLIER this year, in the wake of the rather comprehensive defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2015 polls, Nigerian academic and Sahara Reporters columnist, Pius Adesanmi, had rechristened Doyin Okupe, presidential aide on media to Goodluck Jonathan, by turning ‘bastard’ into a proper noun and making it one

Buy genuine insurance, NIA urges motorists

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The Nigerian Insurers Association, NIA has appealed to motorists to make sure they buy genuine insurance certificates from insurance companies, brokers or accredited agents. The post Buy genuine insurance, NIA urges motorists appeared first on Vanguard News.