Kaduna PDP gubernatorial candidate threatens to take legal action over...

THE gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Hon Isa Ashiru has threatened to take legal action against a former governorship aspirant, Dr Mohammed Bello over alleged defamation of character. It will be recalled that Bello who recently left the PDP for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said he resigned…

You didn’t complain when Dickson’s friend was Bayelsa Police boss...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has condemned the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for kicking against the deployment of a new Commissioner of Police in the state. In a statement on Wednesday in Yenagoa, the party said that PDP had by opposing the deployment engaged in inciting the people…

Over 39,000 candidates scored credits in five subjects, says WAEC…

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Wednesday announced that about 39,557 Nigerian candidates who wrote the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) got credits in the required five subjects including Mathematics and English Language to advance their academic pursuits. Head of West African Examination Council (WAEC), Olu Adenipekun, made the disclosure while addressing…

Four Nigerians Make 2018 BBC 100 Women List…

SAN FRANCISCO, November 21, (THEWILL) – Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General and three other Nigerian women made the 2018 BBC ‘100 women’ list. She appeared alongside social entrepreneur/activist, Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, a lawyer, Bola Tinubu and award-winning blogger and author, Chidera Eggerue. The BBC list celebrates inspiring and influential women who have used their positions…

IMPEACHMENT SAGA: Aniocha North Council Chairman May Be Sacked …...

The tsunami of impeachment has hit Aniocha north local government council as the Legislative Arm unanimously passed a vote of no confidence on the chairman of the council over alleged ldquo;fraudulent practices and violation of due process rdquo;. … Visit the newspaper for this and other news

BPE, EFCC collaborate to enforce transparency in privatisation…

 Uche Usim, Abuja Efforts to boost transparency in the nation’s privatisation programme got a boost on Wednesday as the Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh said the Bureau would partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC) to ensure there are no opaque areas in all the…

70 percent of my appointments will go to youths, women...

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, said if elected, 70 per cent of his appointments would go to youths and women. Isolated Indian Tribesmen Kill American Tourist for Trespassing Abubakar said this on Wednesday in Yola while addressing a group of youths who organised a solidarity…

Police arrest 7 customs officers for allegedly killing woman…

The Nigeria Police in Badagry, said it had arrested seven customs officers over the killing one Mrs Patience Oni and injuring an innocent man at Forte Oil Filling Station near popular Badagry Roundabout in Lagos state. State Assembly, Governorship Elections to Hold March 2 – INEC The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Badagry Police Station, Mr…

Fear, death as crisis-ridden DR Congo gets set to pick...

As campaigning begins for crucial elections in crisis-wracked Democratic Republic of Congo, the east of the country remains gripped by inter-ethnic violence, militia attacks and a deadly Ebola outbreak. Continue reading Fear, death as crisis-ridden DR Congo gets set to pick new leader at Vanguard News Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for this and other news

Police arrest 7 customs officers for allegedly killing woman…

The Nigeria Police in Badagry, said it had arrested seven customs officers over the killing one Mrs Patience Oni and injuring an innocent man at Forte Oil Filling Station near popular Badagry Roundabout in Lagos state. Continue reading Police arrest 7 customs officers for allegedly killing woman at Vanguard News Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for…

Atiku solicits support fund for families of fallen heroes…

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has called on the federal government and well-meaning Nigerians to rise in support of families of the nation’s fallen military personnel who died in the line of duty. Continue reading Atiku solicits support fund for families of fallen heroes…

Abuja City Gate lit blue to raise awareness on children’s...

ABUJA – United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, yesterday lit blue Abuja City Gate to draw attention to the need for government and other stakeholders to renew their commitment to the realisation of Children’s Rights in Nigeria. Continue reading Abuja City Gate lit blue to raise awareness on children’s rights at Vanguard News Nigeria. Visit the…