Delta students vow to shutdown Asaba over unpaid bursaries

STUDENTS of Delta State origin under the auspices of National Association of Delta State Students, NADESSTU, have threatened to shut down the capital city of Asaba, if their 2013/2014 bursary was not paid in the next two weeks. The post Delta students vow to shutdown Asaba over unpaid bursaries appeared

Lagos Assembly uncovers bloated estimate in councils’ budgets

Lagos—Lagos State House of Assembly, through the Committee on Economic Planning and Budget, has uncovered bloated Overhead Estimate in the budget of the 20 LGAs and 37 LCDAs over the years to the detriment of the Capital Expenditure in the state. The post Lagos Assembly uncovers bloated estimate in councils’

Uzamere to Saraki: Reconcile with Lawal group

BENIN CITY—THE immediate past senator representing Edo South senatorial district of Edo State, Senator Ehigie Uzamere, yesterday, urged the senate President, Bukola Saraki to take a cue from how the crisis in the House of Representatives was resolved, by closing ranks with the group of senators led by Senator Ahmad

Power transmission hits 4662MW

ABUJA: The Federal Government said, Wednesday that power transmission from the national grid has increased to 4662 megawatts. Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, which disclosed this in a state signed by the General Manager, Public Affairs, Seun Olagunju, noted the new peak was attained at 08.00pm on Tuesday, 28th July,

Okorocha urges Church leaders to pray for Nigeria

Imo State Governor and Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has urged Christian leaders in the country to throw their weight behind the anti-corruption crusade and policies of President Mohammadu Buhari. The post Okorocha urges Church leaders to pray for Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard

Aiming at Buhari through Amina

Chief Olisa Metuh, the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was seemingly enthusiastic last Tuesday. For the first time the opposition party spokesman seemed to have found a weapon to puncture the clean image that has been generally said of President Muhammadu Buhari with his depiction of the appointment

Gov Poll: Era of changing govs at will over in Bayelsa —Alamieyeseigha

Yenagoa—Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, yesterday, said that the era of changing governors at will in the state was over and called on Bayelsans to rally support for Governor Seriake Dickson return bid. The post Gov Poll: Era of changing govs at will over in Bayelsa —Alamieyeseigha

Ooni: Aregbesola in closed-door meeting with Ife Royal Council

Members of Ife Royal Traditional Council, RTC, the umbrella body of all traditional title holders from Ile Ife, yesterday met with Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State at the Government House, Oke-Fia, Osogbo behind closed doors following Tuesday rumoured death of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade. The post

Wike appoints Prof Didia new RSUST VC

PORT HARCOURT— Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has appointed Professor Blessing Didia as new acting Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology. The post Wike appoints Prof Didia new RSUST VC appeared first on Vanguard News.

GOV POLL: Era of changing govs at will over in Bayelsa —Alamieyeseigha

Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, yesterday, said that the era of changing governors at will in the state was over and called on Bayelsans to rally support for Governor Seriake Dickson return bid. The post GOV POLL: Era of changing govs at will over in Bayelsa —Alamieyeseigha

Peace at last?

Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila, an APC stalwart, has just become the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives. According to news reports, his emergence was preceded by weeks of tense horse-trading and negotiation between rival factions in the National Assembly and the body politic in general.

Quality compressors, at the heart of any good refrigerator

Electronic giant, LG, says that as a result of its aim to make life more comfortable, more convenient, and more efficient for users, its Inverter Linear Compressor refrigerator comes with leading edge benefits – superb energy savings and quiet performance, providing optimal temperature control for fresher food, great durability for

Mkaze’s trending song maintains top chart position

The latest single which adds to the profile of the artiste, is a strong afro-cultural symphony waved into soul soothing lyrics that help to drive home its message of love and commitment. The post Mkaze’s trending song maintains top chart position appeared first on Vanguard News.

Mikel could face Arsenal on Sunday

Arsenal and Chelsea are set to renew their fierce rivalry when they face off against each other in the FA Community Shield tie on Sunday at the Wembley. The post Mikel could face Arsenal on Sunday appeared first on Vanguard News.

Reps leadership crisis: How Obasanjo convinced Buhari to intervene

Abuja — It has emerged that former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s call to President Muhammadu Buhari played a vital role in making the President change his decision not to intervene in the leadership crisis that rocked the House of Representatives which ended Tuesday with the emergence of Femi Gbajabiamila as the

Arsenal display FA Cup in Lagos

Arsenal Football Club of England on Thursday displayed the English FA Cup the team won in Lagos The post Arsenal display FA Cup in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News.

Oil sector as scapegoat

BETWEEN the summer and autumn of 1940 when Britain stood in grave danger of being overwhelmed by the all-conquering German air machine, the small Royal Air Force (RAF) of Britain braved the odds to defend the Island in World War II’s first major campaign fought entirely by air forces. Known

Zimbabwe bans second-hand clothing imports

Zimbabwe on Thursday announced a ban on imported second-hand clothing, citing health risks and a negative impact on local industries. The post Zimbabwe bans second-hand clothing imports appeared first on Vanguard News.

Oil prices dip as OPEC official says no cuts planned

US oil prices dipped Thursday, snapping a two-day streak of gains after a top official with OPEC reiterated that the cartel has no plans to cut petroleum production. The post Oil prices dip as OPEC official says no cuts planned appeared first on Vanguard News.

Political appointees jittery over Ambode’s expected restructuring

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, last month carried out a massive shake-up in the history of Lagos State public service as he announced the dissolution of all boards of parastatals and agencies of government with immediate effects as part of the reforms by his administration to boost efficiency.