Rep blasts Fayose over comment against Buhari

Lagos—A member of the House of Representatives and former Oyo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Bosun Oladele, yesterday, in Lagos took a swipe at Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State over what he described as his persistent unfortunate comments against President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption programme, dismissing the governor

Buhari is still making haste slowly

EVERY society has its stock of critics and cynics. Quite often, the former are preferred to the latter because in the course of their criticism, some critics would throw in alternatives or proffer solutions to problems; while the cynics never see anything good in a situation.

E-commerce to create 50,000 jobs in Nigeria

As e-commerce expands aggressively across Nigeria, the sector may help create over 50,000 jobs within the country in 2-3 years. This was stated by Managing Director of Kaymu.com.

All Nigeria Championships: Egwero craves for strong opposition

Nigeria’s fastest man this season, Ogho-Oghene Egwero has stated that the All Nigeria Championships men’s 100m lacked the kind of competition that can produce a sub 10 seconds run. The post All Nigeria Championships: Egwero craves for strong opposition appeared first on Vanguard News.

 Blatter is Not to Blame, By Elrashid Elobeid

FIFA has recently declined invitation by USA's Senate Consumer Protection subcommittee to answer questions regarding the recent allegations of corruption and bribery at FIFA as well as human rights abuses believed to have occurred in connection with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The post  Blatter is Not to Blame,

Strike takes toll in Imo

OWERRI—The five-day warning strike embarked by civil servants in Imo State, has continued to take its toll on government activities and the citizens. The post Strike takes toll in Imo appeared first on Vanguard News.

Kogi: The game, the players

Since the creation of Kogi State, never has the stake on who occupies the historic seat of government, Lugard House, been this tense. The post Kogi: The game, the players appeared first on Vanguard News.

NSC summons NFF over Keshi

As a way of finding an amicable solution over the contractual disagreement between the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and sacked coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, the National Sports Commission ( NSC) has invited the two parties to a meeting. The post NSC summons NFF over Keshi appeared first

Champions League: Fatai outshines Musa

Lesser known Nigeria striker Kehinde Fatai scored to outshine compatriot Ahmed Musa in a UEFA Champions League third qualifying round tie Tuesday. The post Champions League: Fatai outshines Musa appeared first on Vanguard News.

Otti condemns Abia govt’s reaction to assassination attempt on his life

The Governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State, yesterday, condemned the reaction of the state government over the assassination attempt on his life. The post Otti condemns Abia govt’s reaction to assassination attempt on his life appeared first on Vanguard News.

NUPENG threatens strike over non-payment of severance entitlements by Chevron

THE Warri Zone of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas, NUPENG, covering Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Kogi and Ondo states, yesterday, warned of a major workers strike in the zone over alleged failure by Chevron Nigeria Limited to pay severance entitlements and pension to displaced contract staff. The post

Masai, Mutombo, Udoka for GOA basketball camp

The coaches for the 2015 Giants of Africa basketball camp have been confirmed as the three-day programme gets set for the jump ball. The post Masai, Mutombo, Udoka for GOA basketball camp appeared first on Vanguard News.

Microsoft employability platforms to create 100,000 job by end of 2015

Microsoft is aiming to create over 100,000 job opportunities and reach over seven million people across the Middle East and Africa by the end of the year through its Employability Platforms, in partnership with organisations from public and private sectors, as well as NGOs The post Microsoft employability platforms to

Court orders police to pay N18m fine to 3 transporters

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered the Nigeria Police Force to pay a fine of N18 million for illegally selling off three fuel tanker trailers belonging to three fuel tanker owners. The post Court orders police to pay N18m fine to 3 transporters appeared first on Vanguard

Full veil banned in key Niger region over Boko Haram fears

Authorities in Niger's Diffa area, on the border with Nigeria, have banned the full Islamic veil following suicide attacks in countries in the region by women wearing the religious garment, an official said Wednesday. The post Full veil banned in key Niger region over Boko Haram fears appeared first on