NWC, Gulak at war over PDP chairmanship position

STRONG indications emerged yesterday that crisis looms in the family of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP as the leadership of the party and some Stakeholders from the North East geo- political zone of the country over the National Chairmanship position. The post NWC, Gulak at war over PDP chairmanship position

Reflecting on social contract between Okowa and Deltans

When democracy was established in Athens 2,500 years ago, the credit for this was given to Solon, the law giver; Cleisthenes, the father of Athenian democracy and Pericles. The factors responsible for the rise and growth of Athenian democracy are applicable to Nigeria in the light of the 1993 presidential

Militants take over pipeline vandalism in Lagos—Police

The attack on a team of policemen in Owutu area of Ikorodu, Lagos, in the early hours of Monday, during which three policemen were shot dead and others injured, was said to have been carried out by militants-turned vandals. The post Militants take over pipeline vandalism in Lagos—Police appeared first

Outstanding salaries’ll be paid soon, Osun Assembly assures workers

Osogbo—Osun State House of Assembly has assured that the relief package given to the state would be judiciously administered, saying genuine workers would soon have their outstanding salaries defrayed, while the work-in-progress of public infrastructure would not be left unattended to. The post Outstanding salaries’ll be paid soon, Osun Assembly

Man, 40, rapes 4-yr-old girl to death in Bayelsa

YENAGOA—OFFICIALS of United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, and other stakeholders in the protection of the rights of the child were shocked, yesterday, to hear of the case of a 40-year-old man that raped a four-year-old girl to death in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The post Man,

Anti-corruption war: Ambode seeks ICAN’s support

Lagos—Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State yesterday, called on members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, to support the ongoing anti-corruption efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari. The post Anti-corruption war: Ambode seeks ICAN’s support appeared first on Vanguard News.

100 days: Buhari didn’t make specific promises – Presidency

Presidency yesterday stated that President Mohammdu Buhari during his campaign never made specific promises of what to achieve within his first 100 days in office. The post 100 days: Buhari didn’t make specific promises – Presidency appeared first on Vanguard News.

Egi people accuse Total of continuous pollution

The Egi people of Rivers State has accused the Nigerian unit of French oil giant, Total E & P Nigeria, of polluting their land since 1964 till date, with little or no effort towards remediating the affected areas. The post Egi people accuse Total of continuous pollution appeared first on

Kidnappers demand N50m for Bayelsa chiefs’ freedom

Yenagoa—The kidnappers of Chief Blessing Wagio and Chief Isaac Akono-Igolo have reportedly demanded N50 million for their release a week after their abduction. The post Kidnappers demand N50m for Bayelsa chiefs’ freedom appeared first on Vanguard News.

Billionaire, Antonio Deinde Fernandez is dead

Nigeria's Billionaire, Oluwo Antonio Deinde Fernandez is dead, aged 79 years. The post Billionaire, Antonio Deinde Fernandez is dead appeared first on Vanguard News.

Why Buhari’s recent appointments amount to corruption – CLO

Pan-Nigerian human rights organisation, the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), on Tuesday, criticized President Muhammadu Buhari over his recent appointment of principal aides. The post Why Buhari’s recent appointments amount to corruption – CLO appeared first on Vanguard News.

Uzochukwu promises Tanzania hell

Amkar Perm new boy Izunna Uzochukwu has vowed to give his all if fielded in Nigeria‘s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania on Saturday in Dar-es-Salaam despite being a new player in the Super Eagles. The post Uzochukwu promises Tanzania hell appeared first on Vanguard News.

How social media makes the world ‘global village’

The world indeed is changing at a speed no one could ever imagine before. The social media and mobile technologies have gone a long way in transforming the way individuals interact and also how information is shared among individuals in the society. In today’s society, from a global perspective, the

Funny side of social media

You just couldn’t have imagined it! Nigerians worldwide celebrated the World Jollof Rice day last week. The celebration which was much on twitter via the Hash tag #WorldJollofRiceDay, has been trending since August 22 till now.

50 people quarantinee after new Ebola death in S. Leone

Fifty people have been placed in quarantine in northern Sierra Leone after the death of a middle-aged woman from the Ebola virus, medical officials said Tuesday, in a setback for the country's bid to gain Ebola-free status. The post 50 people quarantinee after new Ebola death in S.