An evening with the Vice President

Before becoming a politician, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo was first and foremost a lawyer. He would have loved to practice law in its true sense but ended up in the academia as a law teacher. He is still nostalgic about advocacy even when he knows that the possibility is

You are a ‘garage boy’, Orubebe attacks Oshiomhole again

The verbal war between the ex-Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe and the Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State Wednesday took a dimension of pedestrian, with the ex-Minister calling Oshiomhole a ‘garage boy’ and vowing to expose his dubious deeds against Nigerians The post You are a

Appeal Court ruling, vindication of people’s mandate – Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, Wednesday, described the Court of Appeal decision to uphold the State Election Petitions Tribunal confirmation of his victory at the April 11, 2015 governorship election as a welcome development and a vindication of the people's mandate which was expressly demonstrated on Election Day. The

Coentrao joins Monaco, as Kurzawa heads for PSG

French club Monaco confirmed on Wednesday that a loan deal has been reached with Real Madrid for Portuguese international defender Fabio Coentrao with Layvin Kurzawa moving to Paris Saint-Germain. The post Coentrao joins Monaco, as Kurzawa heads for PSG appeared first on Vanguard News.

Tonto Dikeh’s husband robbed

Barely 18 days after Tonto Dikeh kicked off her wedding rites in a ceremony held in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, her husband, Olakunle Oladunni Churchill was recently robbed at his home in Ghana. The post Tonto Dikeh’s husband robbed appeared first on Vanguard News.

China signs $4.3bn Cement deal with Dangote

A Chinese state-owned engineering company, Sinoma has signed a deal worth $4.3bn to build Cement factories in Nigeria in partnership with Dangote Cement company. The chines company also plans to build seven plants across the continent and one in Nepal.

Buhari: Why Nigerians in Diaspora can’t vote now

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday stated that efforts were being made to accommodate Nigerians living abroad in voting exercise during general elections. The post Buhari: Why Nigerians in Diaspora can’t vote now appeared first on Vanguard News.

Appeal Court upholds Ambode’s victory, fines Agbaje

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal on Wednesday affirmed the verdict of the Lagos State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal which upheld the declaration of Akinwunmi Ambode as the winner of the April 11, 2015 governorship election in Lagos State. The post Appeal Court upholds Ambode’s victory, fines Agbaje

Two TV journalists shot dead during live TV report in US

Two television journalists were shot and killed in Virginia on Wednesday morning while conducting a live television interview, their station, WDBJ7 said. The post Two TV journalists shot dead during live TV report in US appeared first on Vanguard News.

CBN, Court approve Heritage, Enterprise Banks merger

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted final approval for the merger of Heritage Bank and Enterprise Bank. The post CBN, Court approve Heritage, Enterprise Banks merger appeared first on Vanguard News.

Ooni: Ife chiefs seek divine intervention

COUNCIL of chiefs in Ile-Ife has sought divine intervention in the choice of the next monarch in the ancient town after the death of Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade. The post Ooni: Ife chiefs seek divine intervention appeared first on Vanguard News.

Orubebe is a disgrace, afraid of probe – Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says former Minister of the Niger Delta, Mr Godsday Orubebe is afraid of President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned probe of several billions of naira squandered on the East-West road and on the Amnesty programme under his watch as Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, adding

How Konga, Microsoft Lumia promo changed my life, by Obodo

Apparently, the promo had kicked off without the usual buzz that preludes such epochal trade promotions. Customers, who bought their Lumia smart phones on konga.com, did not know that they were entering into a venture that could give them a lifetime experience, an all-expense-paid trip to London.

Why we seized property belonging to staff of N/Delta ministry – ICPC Boss

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Mr Ekpo Nta, Wednesday, clarified the move, behind seizure of 24 property and several cars from three officials of the Ministry of Niger Delta. The post Why we seized property belonging to staff of N/Delta ministry – ICPC