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FG Clarifies position on 5G deployment

…says It would Act on Informed  Decision By Emmanuel Elebeke The Federal government says no license has so far been issued for 5G deployment in the country. In a statement issued on Saturday by the Spokesperson to the minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Mrs. Uwa Suleiman, the minister said he was worried by the public […]

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COVID-19: FG seeks National Assembly’s approval for N500bn Intervention Fund

By Henry Umoru – Abuja Following the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus, COVID- 19 that is at the moment, ravaging the world,  the Federal Government is asking the National Assembly to approve the proposed establishment of a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund as proposed by the Executive. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National […]

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Adamawa NULGE Chairman whisked away by gunmen

By Umar Yusuf, Yola Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in the early hours of Saturday stormed the residence of the Chairman of Adamawa state chapter of the. Nigeria Union of Local government Employees,  NULGE, Alhaji Hammanjumba Gutagel in Mayo Belwa and whisked him away to an unknown destination. Family sources told Vanguard that the […]

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Osun missing coronavirus patient found

Shina Abubakar Osogbo The missing COVID – 19 patient from Osun State Isolation Centre in Ejigbo has been apprehended and returned to the centre. The patient, a woman, was apprehended in Ejigbo town and returned to the facility by the police on Saturday afternoon . She escaped from the centre early Saturday morning after she […]

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LOCKDOWN: Gunmen kill man, dispossess civil servant N295,000, three phones in Delta

By Festus Ahon Suspected armed robbers, Thursday night, killed a yet to be identified young man at Okotomi area of Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area, Delta State, carting away from the home of a civil servant,  Mr. Aaron Edafeikpema, the sum of N295,000.00. It was learned that the hoodlums, numbering seven, had invaded the […]

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How Yoruba delegation’s indecision denied Awolowo joint presidential ticket ―Ikokwu

Obafemi Awolowo Elder Statesman, lawyer, and politician, Chief Guy Ikokwu, has claimed that indecision by the Yoruba delegation’s denied Obafemi Awolowo a Yoruba/Igbo joint presidential ticket. According to the 83-year-old; “We met Zik at Nsukka and Awo in Apapa, Lagos. Our team included statesmen like Chief Adeniran Ogunsanya. Dr Abubakar Rimi. Chief Solomon Lar. We […]

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COVID-19: South Africa police evict migrants in Cape Town

Police in South Africa on Thursday forced the evacuation of hundreds of foreign migrants who had been sheltering in a church premise for months. Wearing riot gear, the police officers broke down the front door of the church and forced their way. The migrants refused to leave the church, demanding that the government relocates them. […]

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BREAKING: Several injured as collection of relief material turns bloody in Otto Awori

By Esther Onyegbula Several persons have been reportedly injured in Otto Awori Local Council Development Area residents jostle to get relief pack.   The post BREAKING: Several injured as collection of relief material turns bloody in Otto Awori appeared first on Vanguard News. Powered by WPeMatico

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Covid-19: FG to source protective equipment locally – Lai Mohammed

Alhaji Lai Mohammed The Federal Government says it will meet with indigenous manufacturers to discuss and facilitate the local production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), to enhance the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic ravaging the world. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja when he featured on […]

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COVID-19 Lockdown: food items skyrockets in Nsukka

By Chinenyeh Ozor Following the outbreak of corona virus COVD-19 across the globe which necessitated lockdown to stay safe in the 36 states of Nigeria, prices of food items has skyrocketed in the university community of Nsukka and it’s environs. Vanguard reports that must markets in Nsukka has been shutdown while food sellers hike prices […]