Presidential tribunal enters no case against Buhari’s victory

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THE Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which was originally scheduled to conduct its proceedings at the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, is in the process of packing up, as no single case was lodged against the victory of the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari. The post Presidential tribunal enters no

Enugu East senatorial poll: Nnamani petitions election tribunal

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Former governor of Enugu State, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has petitioned the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Enugu challenging the declaration of Senator Gil Nnaji of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, as the winner of Enugu East senatorial election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The post Enugu East senatorial

I dedicate my victory to Imo people – Okorocha

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Imo State governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, said Sunday, that he was dedicating his victory at the polls to the citizenry who remained the pillars of his success. The post I dedicate my victory to Imo people – Okorocha appeared first on Vanguard News.

Arsenal ‘boring’, not Chelsea, says Mourinho

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claimed that Arsenal were more deserving of the "boring" epithet after his team closed on the Premier League title with a 0-0 draw on Sunday. The post Arsenal ‘boring’, not Chelsea, says Mourinho appeared first on Vanguard News.

Chelsea’s Oscar taken to hospital after blow

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Chelsea midfielder Oscar was taken to hospital for scans after hurting himself in a collision with Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina during Sunday's 0-0 draw, manager Jose Mourinho revealed. The post Chelsea’s Oscar taken to hospital after blow appeared first on Vanguard News.

US aid team heads to Nepal quake zone

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Several dozen US aid workers and specially trained rescue dogs headed to Nepal on Sunday aboard a military transport plane to provide urgent assistance after the huge earthquake that killed more than 2,500 people. The post US aid team heads to Nepal quake zone appeared first on Vanguard News.

Police arrest 60 after clash between NDLEA, drug addicts in Kwara

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The Kwara Police Command on Sunday said it arrested 60 suspects connected with Saturday’s clash between officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and drug addicts in Ilorin. The post Police arrest 60 after clash between NDLEA, drug addicts in Kwara appeared first on Vanguard News.

Fraudsters start APC’s Recruitment scam

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Suspected fraudsters have started 'employment and appointment agency' in the name of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in a bid to swindle Nigerians. The post Fraudsters start APC’s Recruitment scam appeared first on Vanguard News.

Itsekiri: One Nation, One King

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The Itsekiri nation of Delta State has kick-started the 28th coronation anniversary of their revered monarch, Ogiame Atuwatse II, the Olu of Warri. There is no gainsaying the fact that there are many reasons for His Royal Majesty, the 19th Olu of Warri to celebrate his 28th years on the

Police smash 4-man robbery gang near Onitsha

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The Police in Okpoko community near Onitsha, have smashed a four-man armed robbery gang that has been terrorising residents of the area. The post Police smash 4-man robbery gang near Onitsha appeared first on Vanguard News.

Lagos Speakership tussle tears APC members apart

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AS the Lagos State Governor-elect, Akinwunmi Ambode, is already defining some notable people that will form the next cabinet members in the fifth democratically elected administration in the state, the race for who becomes the next Speaker of the eight Legislative assembly in Lagos State is already generating steam among

OPC Crisis: Why Gani Adams must go —Akinpelu

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Adesina Akinpelu, the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Oodua Peoples Congress is entangled in a web of crisis with Otunba Gani Adams. To him, Adams has had enough in OPC since 1994 and it is time for him to take his leave. He and other members of his faction

Pedestrian bridge collapses on taxi, 5 fear dead in Kano

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Five passengers in a taxi were believed to have died Sunday evening in Kano when a pedestrian bridge under construction on Sheik Jafar road collapsed on the moving cab. The post Pedestrian bridge collapses on taxi, 5 fear dead in Kano appeared first on Vanguard News.

Okocha, Lawal, Taribo relieve USA ’94, Atlanta ’96 memories

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Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha was looking every inch in tip-top shape on April 8 , when he stepped on the synthetic field of the Campos mini stadium in Lagos. He bounced around like a newborn, strutting his stuff, wagging his tail and juggled the ball in a rhythmic

FAYOSE: Fuelling unending crises in Ekiti?

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Since his assumption into office in June 2014, Governor Ayodele Peter Fayose and the lawmakers elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have been locked in a battle of wits. The post FAYOSE: Fuelling unending crises in Ekiti?

Nigeria gets biosafety law, joins league of biotech countries

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As President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday signed the National Biosafety Agency Bill into law after he failed to do so when it was first sent to him for his assent during the life of the 6th National Assembly, Jimoh Babatunde takes a look at the journey of biotechnology law in

Buhari to Jonathan, Deziani: I will probe NNPC missing $20 billion

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Hard time may be awaiting the outgoing government of President Goodluck Jonathan over the alleged missing $20 billion from the coffers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation, NNPC. The post Buhari to Jonathan, Deziani: I will probe NNPC missing $20 billion appeared first on Vanguard News.

Revisiting electronic voting

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NOW that the elections are over, we should be looking ahead to 2019 general elections. However, before that major election, we must first deal with Bayelsa governorship election in August 2015 and Kogi in December 2015. These two States promise to be battlegrounds for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)

Dialectic of Okunbo’s politics and ethnic consideration

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THE 2015 general elections have come and gone, but the ripples of victory and defeat that they have generated across the country have been so profound that they are yet to settle. The post Dialectic of Okunbo’s politics and ethnic consideration appeared first on Vanguard News.

Arsenal stalemate delays Chelsea coronation

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Chelsea must wait at least another week for the Premier League title after drawing 0-0 with Arsenal in a niggly, physical encounter at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. The post Arsenal stalemate delays Chelsea coronation appeared first on Vanguard News.