God answered our prayers in Ugwuanyi —CAN


The Christian Association of Nigeria,CAN, Enugu State chapter, yesterday, expressed gratitude to Almighty God for answering their prayer, following the victory of Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, governorship candidate, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, at the April 11 poll. The post God answered our prayers in Ugwuanyi —CAN appeared first on Vanguard News.

31-yr-old arraigned for N53.6m theft


A 31-year-old year man, Kehinde Lateef, who served his one year internship with Sterling Bank Plc on Lagos Island, has been arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrates Court for fraudulently withdrawing N53.6 million from the accounts of two customers.

Okpekpe MOC begins final countdown


The main organising committee for the 3rd Okpekpe 10km road race has begun the final countdown for the IAAF bronze label race scheduled to hold in Okpekpe near Auchi in Edo state on the 16th of next month. The post Okpekpe MOC begins final countdown appeared first on Vanguard News.

Turning website visitors into customers

I get emails from time to time from my readers and most of my articles are actually an indirect response to the questions and enquiries people have about their businesses, blogging social media and other aspects of digital media. Without trying to be smart or scientific, what people should be

Sugar, diseases and detoxification

Sugar is the generalised name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. They are of various kinds and from different sources, mainly plants, but especially extracted in sufficient concentrations from sugarcane and sugar beet.

Anambra CJ threatens to withdraw magistrates from hostile communities


THE chief judge of Anambra State, Justice Peter Umeadi, threatened, yesterday, to withdraw magistrates from communities that exhibited hostile attitudes to judicial officers posted to their areas. The post Anambra CJ threatens to withdraw magistrates from hostile communities appeared first on Vanguard News.

Creative night for Oronto Douglas

The Nigerian creative industry will today (Tuesday) hold a tribute night for deceased Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Policy, Strategy and Documentation, Oronto Douglas. Douglas, who was buried in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, last week, died after a prolonged battle with cancer.

Why being first is everything

How many times have you seen your idea being executed by someone else? Not that the person stumbled on your script and stole your idea. Not that he overheard you discuss the idea with somebody and stole it.

Nigeria has many roadside teachers –Okebukola

The Chairman of Council of the Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, Prof. Peter Okebukola, on Monday in Lagos declared that there were too many roadside teachers in the country.

Buhari, you are not president of the north

“I am not the President of black America; I am the President of the United States of America” —President Barack Obama in response to criticism that he hasn’t done enough for the black community Dear President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, I will begin this piece by congratulating you on your historic victory.

Alao-Akala and Oyo election

The just concluded governorship and state House of Assembly elections in Oyo State brought up an interesting wishful thinking in the university town of Ogbomoso where a son of the soil in Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala contested on the platform of a relatively unknown party in the state, the Labour Party

A visit to National Assembly’s website

Welcome to the website of the National Assembly. Here, the world is red and grey. But I cannot promise you that the page is very colourful – at least, not as colourful and flamboyant as what the ‘honorable’ lawmakers regularly wear.

My eyes on NFF presidency – Okocha

Nigerian football legend, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, has expressed his desire to run football in the country possibly in the capacity of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation. The former Super Eagles captain bared his mind in France while fielding questions from FIFA.

Cisco introduces new advanced malware protection

Cisco has unveiled a host of new capabilities and services that give security professionals extensive intelligence and analysis on potential compromises and solutions to protect against, respond to and recover from attacks. With this development, Cisco announced the addition of AMP Threat Grid to the Cisco Advanced Malware Protection portfolio,

ITTF tourney: Aruna begins campaign

International Table Tennis Federation Star Player of the Year 2014, Quadri Aruna, will on Tuesday begin his campaign in the main draws of the Men’s Singles against India’s Soumyajit Ghosh. Quadri was given a bye into the main draw as a result of his being seeded in the competition along

FCMB underscores importance of deposit mobilisation

First City Monument Bank Limited says it committed to promoting aggressive deposit mobilisation in its efforts to boost economic growth. The lender said its ‘FCMB Millionaire Promo’ was meant to increase economic growth by mobilising deposits from various segments of the economy.

Forum to highlight Kaspersky endpoint security for business

Zenith Technology Limited has concluded arrangement for hosting Kaspersky Lab Partner event, targeted at highlighting the advantages of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business to prospective enterprise clients. The company is one of the Information Technology providers in the country and a partner to Kaspersky Lab.

Xenophobia: Group advises FG on job creation

A coalition of South-West Youths under the aegis of Oodua Youth Congress has blamed the Federal Government for the experience Nigerians are going through in South Africa over the xenophobic attacks. The group, which described the attacks as barbaric and devilish, said if the government had provided jobs and the

South Africa needs our sympathy

The recent xenophobia incident in South Africa is a food for thought for every patriotic Nigerian and indeed African. As Africans, we have for ages seen one another as our brother’s keepers – and as the cliché goes – blood is thicker than water. Other races around the globe may