Go and defend yourself, Wike tells Amaechi

RIVERS State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has called on his predecessor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, to go and defend himself at the judicial commission of inquiry.

UNICEF Urges Katsina To Pay Counterpart Fund

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has appealed to Katsina State government to pay its counterpart fund of N130 million for this year’s programme. The Chief of Office, UNICEF Field office in Katsina, Padmavathi Yedla, made the appeal on Sunday, when he led other staffs of the Fund on courtesy/familiarisation

APC Can’t Manage Our Economy – Metuh

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday maintained that after 90 days of President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC government in power to has exhibited a lack of capacity to generate and manage wealth. The party further chided the administration for “deliberately resorting to diversionary blackmail and overused excuses” instead of

Body of 65-year-old man recovered from well in Omu-Aran

A lifeless body of a 65-year-old man, Mr Dele Ogundeyi, was on Saturday recovered from a well on the Aperan Way in Omu-Aran, Kwara. The post Body of 65-year-old man recovered from well in Omu-Aran appeared first on Vanguard News.

The Untold Story Of Gidan Shisha And BUK

By Haruna Mohammed Salisu Bayero University Kano is known for its strict observance of moral etiquette. The university authority frowns at any student or staff found promoting indecent behaviours among students. For instance, security men working in the university keep a critical watch at students’ reading halls particularly at night

Humour: Why Nigerians Use ‘O’ In Every Conversation

Nigerian English is a very sweet language as it allows you freestyle. It is a combination of our native languages transliterated into ‘The Queen’s English,’ as my father would call it; some colonial British English, our native languages proper, and then some contemporary Americanisms.

Mutilated body of kidnapped man found in Ebonyi

The body of a man identified as Christian Isha from Ndubia village, Igbeagu Community in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi State, who was kidnapped a week ago by unknown gunmen, was found with his private part mutilated and face skinned in a swamp in Igbeagbu community in Ebonyi state

Boko Haram suicide bomb coordinator, other frontline members arrested by DSS

The Department of Security Service has arrested 21 alleged commanders and front-line members of the Boko Haram terrorist group including the group's suicide bomb attacks coordinator. A statement signed by Mr Tony Opuiyo, DSS spokesperson, states that the sect members were arrested in different parts of the country from July

57,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon, Chad, Niger – NEMA

A total of 57,743 Nigerians are living as refugees in various camps in the Republics of Cameroon, Chad and Niger, the National Emergency Management Agency has said. According to NEMA, the Nigerian refugees live in eight different camps in Cameroon, four in Niger and in two locations where they take

Buhari, NNPC Disagree Over Sale Of Refineries

The recommendation by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) that Nigeria’s three refineries in Warri, Kaduna and Port Harcourt be sold has been resisted by President Muhammadu Buhari. 

Aggrieved Bayelsa PDP members demand chairman’s removal

Barely three months to the governorship election in Bayelsa State, it appears that the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party in the state is far from over. It was learnt on Sunday that most of the remaining aggrieved leaders in the party are seeking to remove the acting Chairman, Chief