For a man to tame me, he needs to be confident — Ms Jaie


By Kehinde Ajose Janine Ayorinde Temitope Dada whose stage name is Ms Jaie, is a rising RnB artiste. She relocated back to the country from London to pursue her career in music. She gained attention when she was signed on to the now defunct Storm Records ,releasing groovy songs like

Change, chance, chant


IT may be too late in the day – at the sunrise of the Buhari administration – to interrogate the content of the change Nigerians have. Change is change, someone retorted, when another tried a conversation on what the change chants that seized the airwaves since last year meant. He

South Africa offering unique safaris


No cell phones in the public places on the train. “ We do not want you to be disturbed on the train. No wi fi on the train as you are here to relax.

Unilorin undergraduate dies, as teaching hospital workers’ strike persists


The ongoing strike in University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, UITH, Ilorin, Kwara State, has led to the untimely death of a female student of the university, who was rushed there on emergency. The post Unilorin undergraduate dies, as teaching hospital workers’ strike persists appeared first on Vanguard News.

How Buhari’ll play his politics


By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor How Nigeria’s new president will play his politics is a sort of mystery to many people including his close aides. However, almost everyone agrees that the advent of the Buhari era in Nigeria’s democratic dispensation will bring a change to the way and manner former

The Buhari phenomenon should also spread to states – Attah


Obong Victor Attah, the former governor of Akwa Ibom State and a life member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in this interview reviews the events that led to his party’s defeat in the recent presidential election and how the party can recover its steps.

GES Scheme: Agro-allied contractors cry out over unpaid N52bn


Fertilizer suppliers who participated under the Federal ministry of Agriculture’s Growth Enhancement Support Scheme (GESS) are appealing to the government to redeem the N52 billion (Fifty Two Billion Naira) being the subsidy portion they are being owed by both the Federal and State Governments. The Growth Enhancement Support Scheme (GESS)

Towards empowering women for global impact


For years now, there has been consistent clamour for the empowerment of women and the girl child so as to be able to make meaningful contributions to the growth of their nations as well as the entire world. This agitation has seen individuals, organisations both profit and non governmental including

Cheers and tears


SO, it has finally arrived – the day on which General Muhammadu Buhari will become the President of the Federal Republic for the second time. The post Cheers and tears appeared first on Vanguard News.

Don’t jettison zoning of political offices, Abe tells APC leaders


A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC and out-going senator representing Rivers South-East in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has appealed to the leadership of the party not to jettison the zoning of political offices. The post Don’t jettison zoning of political offices, Abe tells APC leaders appeared first

Nigeria, Brazil are top picks


Nigeria will be making their 11th appearance at this tournament and have serious pedigree - beaten finalists in 1989 and 2005 and third in 1985. The Flying Eagles, who have failed to reach the knockout stages on only two occasions, qualified for this tournament as African champions.

Is ASUS transformer book world’s slimmest Windows tablet?


ASUS Chairman also stated that “the ASUS Transformer Book Chi is the ultimate dream machine that wraps mobility, entertainment and productivity all into one beautiful device.” Also speaking at the launch was Intel Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Client Computing Group, Mr. Kirk Skaugen.

Jonathan’s exit, Buhari’s entry: A critical view


Nigeria, through the divine intervention, and the singular act of a statesman, is witnessing today the happy end of an era and the hopeful beginning of another phase. This would be a sad disappointment to the prophets of doom with their forecast of possible disintegration of the country in 2015.

Transition May 29: High cost of blood, tears and more


IT is the ninth peaceful transfer of power and perhaps the most intriguing in Nigeria’s 55 year history as an independent nation. Like the transitions of 1960,1965,1979,1983,1999,2003,2007 and 2011, the processes leading to 2015 general elections were typically Nigerian in every sense, as all the peculiar oddities inherent in the

A feminine flair in Ondo


FROM all indications, the present Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Jumoke Akindele who is the first female Speaker in the history of the state will remain in the position till next year October when the tenure of the governor Dr Olusegun Mimiko lapses.

Nigeria to save N86bn annually from agrochemical importation


The establishment of Candel Agrochemical Manufacturing Plant will save the country about N86.4 billion annually which was usually spent on the importation of agrochemical products from abroad. This was disclosed by the chairman of the company in Lagos during the commissioning ceremony of the plant at Lekki Free Zone in

Stakeholders call for review of NRC’s tax reform act


Stakeholders have called for the review of the Non-Resident Companies, (NRCs) with a view to having more time to prepare their tax returns. Disclosing this at KPMG Tax Breakfast Meeting in Lagos, the Patner, Tax, Regulator and People Services, Adewale Ajayi, of KPMG Nigeria said that the policy needs critical