No definite date for census — NPC

By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—National Population Commission, NPC, said, yesterday, that there was no definite date yet for conduct of census in the country. The commission also said it lacked the power to set a date for conduct of census in the country, saying such power only resided in  the federal government through proclamation by the […]


Aluko Optimistic Reading Can End Poor Run From Today’s Game Vs Forest

Nigerian forward, Sone Aluko, believes that his club Reading has what it takes to bounce back from their recent poor form as they face Nottingham Forest in an English Championship match on Tuesday. Reading have won just one of their last five league games, with four losses which saw them now occupy 20th position on […]


Residents turn neglected Delta school classroom to toilet

By Festus Ahon ODEDEGHO— INDIGENES  of Ododegho community, Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, have grumbled about alleged neglect of the area by the State Government. They told NDV that roofs of the existing structures at the community’s primary school were all in bad shape, while members of the public have turned one of […]


Finance Minister Adeosun ratifies NCMDF board members

By Peter Egwuatu ABUJA—THE Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has approved the appointment of  members of the Board of Nigerian Capital Market Development Fund, NCMDF. Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi ADEOSUN The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday disclosed this, saying, “the Commission’s mandate is to deepen the market and enhance the socio economic development of our […]


Suspected cultists behead EKSU student in Ado Ekiti

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti—The headless body of Ayodele Temilade, an undergraduate of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, was Sunday night found at the university’s gate where it was allegedly dumped by cultists. The discovery of the headless body barely five days after the killing of Ojo Segun, a third year student of the same […]


Epileptic man butchers friend in Ogun

By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—A middle-aged man, identified as Adewale Odunlade, yesterday reportedly hacked his friend, Moruf Lawal to death in Atan in Ado-Odo/Ota local government area of Ogun State. Vanguard learnt that the suspect, who was suffering from epilepsy, reportedly butchered Lawal to pieces after a disagreement. It was gathered that both Odunlade and his […]


Photos: Buhari meets SGF Boss Mustapha at APC stakeholders meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari, others at All Progressive Congress (APC) Stakeholders meeting in State House Monday night. President Buhari met the with Newly appointed SGF Boss Mustapha shortly after the meeting in State House The post Photos: Buhari meets SGF Boss Mustapha at APC stakeholders meeting appeared first on Vanguard News. Powered by WPeMatico


Police bust criminal hideout in Fadeyi, recovers guns, live cartridges, AK47 magazine

By Ifeanyi Okolie & Hannah Oyelere lagos—Operatives of the Intervention Squad of the Zone 2 Police Command, have busted a criminal hideout at Fadeyi area of Lagos State, which also serve as the branch office of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, recovering two pistols, a berretta and a locally made cut to […]


Ijebu-Igbo boils over killing of RTEAN member

By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—  Pandemonium  broke out in Ijebu – Igbo,  Ogun State, yesterday following a pre-dawn killing of a member of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria(RTEAN) identified as Seyi. Vanguard gathered that angry residents and transporters as a early as  7am trooped out to  the popular Station road junction, shutting  down all […]


Forget second term ambition, Udeogaranya urges Buhari

President  Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to jettison any form of pressure, driving him into thoughts of a re-run, such as being pioneered by National Committee of Buhari Support Group. Charles Udo Udeogaranya A  chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, and a presidential aspirant of the party, Chief Charles Udo Udeogaranya, made the assertion while […]