Baga ambush: Zulum meets families of fallen security personnel

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum (centre). By Ndahi Marama – Maiduguri Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Monday night met families of policemen and civilian JTF volunteers ambushed on Friday while on their way to Baga as security backup. Zulum was at headquarters of Borno State police in Maiduguri where the bereaved families …

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Osinbajo advocates tax reforms to curb money laundering

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo VP urges leaders of destination countries to insist on repatriation of illicit funds & their proceeds Leading the call for effective global action against Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) and related vices, which is negatively impacting progress in developing countries especially in Africa, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has called for an overhaul of …

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Couple, 2 others arrested for alleged possession of human skull in Ogun

The Ogun Command of the Nigeria Police Force has arrested four persons for allegedly being in possession of a human skull. Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Monday. Oyeyemi said that the suspects, names withheld, were arrested on Sept. 25. Also read: N5M BOUNTY …

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BBNaija: Dorathy did not bring any embarrassment to the state – Okowa

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Monday congratulated Dorathy Bachor and Neo Akpofure, both from the state, who were among the five finalists at the just concluded BBNaija reality TV Show. In a series of tweets on his handle @IAOkowa, the Governor said that the state was indeed proud of the duo whom he described as …

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BBNaija: Okowa congratulates Dorathy, Neo

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Monday congratulated Dorathy Bachor and Neo Akpofure, both from the state, who were among the five finalists at the just concluded BBNaija reality TV Show. In a series of tweets on his handle @IAOkowa, the Governor said that the state was indeed proud of the duo whom he described as …

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Buhari’s home state spends N18.80bn on water projects in 5 years

Katsina State Government has spent the sum of N18,798,640,116. 83 on the provision of potable drinking water in urban areas of the state since the inception of the administration of Gov. Aminu Masari in 2015. The State Commissioner for Water Resources, Alhaji Musa Funtua, disclosed this during the weekly media briefing with members of the …

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4 dead, 4 injured in Anambra multiple accident

Four persons have been confirmed dead in an accident involving three vehicles at Obosi, along Onitsha-Owerri road in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra. Mr Andrew Kumapayi, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Anambra, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Monday, said …

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News extra: Gunmen kill one, abduct Kaura council boss

File photo of gunmen By Ibrahim HassanWuyo It was a gloomy day for the people of Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna state, as the local council chairman, Katuka Humble was abducted. Sources said he was abducted by gunmen who shot and killed his bike man. “The incident occurred on Sunday as he was being …

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NiMet predicts thunderstorms, cloudiness Tuesday to Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and cloudiness from Tuesday to Thursday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Monday in Abuja predicted cloudy conditions over the Northwestern region with prospects of thunderstorms over parts of Taraba, Adamawa, Kano, Bauchi and Gombe States during the morning hours. According to the agency, there …

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Fani-Kayode debunks marrying fifth wife

Former minister of aviation and chieftain of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has debunked reports that he’s planning on getting married to a fifth wife named Halima Yusuf. Describing the reports as false, Fani-Kayode who is separated from his fourth wife, Precious Chikwendu, said that Halima “is simply a dear friend …

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Minimum wage: Kwara labour unions issue 14 days ultimatum to Kwara Govt.

The organised labour unions in Kwara have issued a 14 day ultimatum to Kwara government to implement the N30,000 new minimum wage for all categories of workers in the state. The unions under the Joint Kwara Labour Congress gave the ultimatum in a communiqué issued on Monday in Ilorin at the end of its congress. …

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Nigeria @60: No social justice, religious and inter-ethnic tolerance – Ozekhome

Ozhekome Mr Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, (SAN) has said that after 60 years of existence as a nation, Nigeria still grapples with the issue of social justice, equity, religious and inter-ethnic tolerance. Ozekhome made the assertion on Monday in Abuja while articulating his thoughts on how the country has fared after 60 years …

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Provide robust protection for Gov. Zulum, security expert urges FG

…Expresses fear over Zulums plans to return IDPs to ancestral homes By Evelyn Usman The Federal Government has been urged to provide robust protection for Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, as part of measures to prevent deaths and to forestall future  attacks on him by terrorists. Reacting to the latest attack on Zulum’s convoy near …

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Buhari imposed Magu, he ended ‘maguing’ Nigeria ― Amechi

Mbazuluike Amechi By Chimaobi Nwaiwu – Nnewi One of the remaining fathers of Nigeria and 1st Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amechi, has condemned the way president Muhammadu Buhari handled the appointment of suspended EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu. Speaking with Vanguard, Chief Amechi said Buhari decided to retain Magu as acting Chairman of the Economic and …

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Nigeria should return to parliamentary system of government ― Amechi

Mbazulike Amechi By Chimaobi Nwaiwu – Nnewi One of the remaining fathers of Nigeria and 1st Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amechi, has called for the parliamentary system of Government, saying that the presidential system of government is not working Nigeria. Speaking with Vanguard, Chief Amechi also recommended that state governments should be allowed to manage …

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Lai Mohammed preaches unity at Nigeria @60 historical exhibition

Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says Nigeria’s togetherness is inherited from the major cultural streams and reflected in the people’s diversity of styles. The minister made the remark on Monday while declaring open the historical exhibition on Nigeria at 60 independence anniversary at the National Press Centre, Radio House, Abuja. …

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VISUALS: Flood takes over Ogba after downpour

Flooded Ijaiye Road, Ogba, Lagos state https://www.vanguardngr.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/WhatsApp-Video-2020-09-28-at-18.33.55.mp4 Photos by Temisan Amoye Vanguard The post VISUALS: Flood takes over Ogba after downpour appeared first on Vanguard News.  67 total views

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Strike: APC Hails FG, Organised Labour over truce

By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has commended the decision of organised labour to shelve its planned industrial action earlier slated to begin on Monday. Monday’s planned nationwide strike was shelved following the federal government’s brokering of an agreement with the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress NLC and the Trade …

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Strike: APC hails FG, organised labour over truce

By Omeiza Ajayi The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has commended the decision of organised labour to shelve its planned industrial action earlier slated to begin on Monday. Monday’s planned nationwide strike was shelved following the federal government’s brokering of an agreement with the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress NLC and the Trade Union Congress …

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2023: Igbo should lobby APC, PDP to get nomination ― Ex-INEC commissioner

By Peter Okutu – Abakaliki The former Minister of State for health, and former INEC commissioner, Engr Fidelis Nwankwo, has urged Ndigbo to start lobbying the two major political parties in the country to enable them to secure a ticket for their candidates ahead of the 2023 Presidential election. Nwankwo made this known while speaking …

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