We are in discussions with Chinese Investor to build ICT Hub in Ondo – PMG

A political research and development think-tank group, Pentagon Movement Group (PMG), on Sunday, disclosed that discussions are currently ongoing between its leadership and a top Chinese investor to construct what it described as the “biggest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) hub” in Ondo State. The hub, expected to deal on telecommunications, electronics and computer systems, …

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Duty of police authorities to provide security for protesters, Falana says

Femi Falana Radical lawyer Femi Falana has revealed that in exercise of their fundamental rights of freedom of expression and assembly guaranteed by sections 39 and 40 of the Nigerian Constitution the members of the Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond (ASCAB) and other concerned citizens have resolved to participate in the public protests scheduled to …

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Bankers institute re-certifies NDIC academy as training provider for banking industry

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) Academy has been re-certified and its accreditation renewed as a training service provider for various professionals in the banking industry for the next three years. A statement by Mr Sunday Oluyemi, the Director, Communication & Public Affairs of NDIC in Abuja on Sunday, said the recertification was …

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VIDEO: Watch moment Israel Adesanya beats Brazil’s Paulo Costa to retain his UFC middleweight title

Nigerian-born Israel Adesanya beats Brazil’s Paulo Costa to retain his UFC middleweight title in Abu Dhabi has he recorded his 20th professional Mixed Martial Art victory. Also read: 60th Anniversary: Why we’re celebrating in spite of odds — Lai Mohammed Vanguard News The post VIDEO: Watch moment Israel Adesanya beats Brazil’s Paulo Costa to retain his UFC middleweight title appeared …

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Strike: We have not been served court papers, Labour insists

…Accuses FG of sponsoring protest against labour …We’ve resolved issues on deregulation – SGF By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja The organised labour has told the Federal Government that it was not aware of any court injunction stopping it from embarking on strike. It also accused the government of sponsoring protest against the labour over the …

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Diana Chen Foundation donates 5 trucks to security agencies

From left— GM Commercial, CIG Vehicle, Mr. Starvos; GM, Commercial, CIG, Mr. Jubril Arogundade; Executive Secretary LSSTF, Mr. Abdulrazzaq Balogun; Admin Director, LSSTF, Mr. Degbola Lewis, at the presentation. By Onozure Dania As part of its corporate social responsibility efforts to combat security challenges in Lagos State, the Chief Diana Chen Foundation has donated five Dangfeng …

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South African defence minister’s pay docked overuse of air force plane

South Africa’s president has docked three months of the defense minister’s pay after she allowed governing party officials to fly on an air force plane to Zimbabwe with her on 9 September. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was accused of misusing state resources for party political business. The defence force had argued she was on official business and …

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NLC strike: AON dissociates self from strike action

By Lawani Mikairu The President of the Airline Operators of Nigeria, AON,  Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina, on Sunday, said that the association would not be part of the planned indefinite strike action called by NLC over the issues of government’s recent increase of fuel price and electricity tariff in the country. According to Alhaji Abdulmunaf, …

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Man dies from Customs’ stray bullet in Ogun 

James Ogunnaike – Abeokuta A middle-aged man, Atanda Idowu Moses who sustained gunshot injury during a clash between men of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and smugglers in Oja Odan in Yewa South local government area of Ogun State has died. A relation of the deceased, Olatunji Olaniran who confirmed this to newsmen on Sunday, …

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Presidential Villa bids farewell to Director of Finance

State House Staff, led by the Permanent Secretary, Tijjani Umar, have bade farewell to the Director of Finance and Accounts (DFA), Bashir Alkali, who was recently appointed a Federal Permanent Secretary. At a send-off dinner, on Saturday, attended by three retired permanent secretaries of State House, management staff and some senior presidential aides, Alkali was …

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[BREAKING] #BBNaijaFinale: Nengi emerges 2nd runner up

Big Brother Naija housemate, Nengi has emerged the 2nd runner up in the lockdown edition of the show 2020. Nengi was the third housemate to be evicted among the 5 finalists The post [BREAKING] #BBNaijaFinale: Nengi emerges 2nd runner up appeared first on Vanguard News.  79 total views

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60th Independence: Nigeria on path of growth, greatness through Buhari — Akeredolu

Rotimi Akeredolu Arogbonlo Israel Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari had put the country on a path of growth and greatness. The governor said this while addressing journalists shortly after a thanksgiving service at Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry (MFM), Southwest 4 Region, Akure, in commemoration of …

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All sectors will remain shut as workers protest — labour

The Organised Labour in Lagos State has said all sectors including aviation, banks, and others would be shut as workers would take to the streets to protest on Sept. 28. The Deputy Vice President, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Amaechi Asogwuni, made this known at a news conference on Sunday in Lagos ahead of the strike. …

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APC most likely to zone Presidential position to S/East in 2023 – VON D-G

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, says that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will most likely zone the presidential position of the party to the South-East zone in 2023. Okechukwu disclosed this at the APC expanded caucus meeting at the party’s secretariat in Enugu, ahead of the Isi-Uzo State Constituency bye-election fixed …

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Anambra APC bigger than gate-crashers, says ex-Commissioner

By Victor Ahiuma-Young A Second Republic parliamentarian and former Anambra State Commissioner for Information, Chief Charles Amilo, has said the state chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, is bigger than selfish gate-crashers who want to destabilise the party. Amilo said this in reaction to a petition written to President Muhammadu Buhari against the Minister of …

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LCCI backs subsidy removal, appeals to NLC on industrial action

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has said that a reversal of the current reforms on subsidy of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) would exacerbate the challenges of the already faltering Nigerian economy. Dr Muda Yusuf, Director-General LCCI made the assertion in a statement to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. Yusuf said the current reality …

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