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Two die in Abule Egba pipeline explosion

As victims count losses Several properties destroyed LASG sues for calm Abule -Egba By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Akeem Salau Tragedy struck late Sunday night when yet to be identified under aged boy and two men were burnt to death following raging fire from a vandalised petroleum pipeline of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, at […]

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Pope Francis condemns ‘barbaric resurgence’ of anti-Semitism

Pope Francis on Monday condemned the “barbaric resurgence” of anti-Semitism around the world, linking it to the rise of populism. Next week’s 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp should serve as a reminder not to become indifferent, Francis said to a delegation from the human rights and research group, the Simon […]

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[Breaking] $1.3b Malabu oil scam: EFCC slams 7-count charge on ex-AGF Adoke

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Soni Daniel After detaining him for a month over the ignoble role he allegedly played in the disbursement of the controversial $1.3 billion Malabu Oil scandal, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged the former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, with seven charges bordering on money laundering. […]

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Missing Boy in Ondo Church: NUJ protest harassment of journalists covering trial

File: NUJ members protest against assault on its members By Dayo Johnson, Akure THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council has petitioned both the Chief Judge of the state and the Police Commissioner over alleged harassment and humiliation of some of its members at the State Magistrate Court in Akure. The Union described […]

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UN condemn Borno terror attacks

By Ndahi Marama – Maiduguri The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has condemned the destruction of humanitarian ‘accommodation and logistics centre’ by a terror group in Borno State. Ngala; a border community with Cameroon, was attacked by insurgents who also blew-up the Gambouru Bridge on Saturday. Kallon said in a statement […]

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Amotekun Southwest’s tribal militia for Oduduwa Republic – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed Soni Daniel – Abuja Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has lambasted the protagonists of the security outfit Amotekun, describing it as nothing but a tribal militia to prosecute the region’s agenda of transforming into a separate nation through the backdoor. Mohammed, who spoke exclusively to Vanguard, pointed out that those behind the […]

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It’s Ondo’s turn to produce NDDC Managing Director ― Akeredolu

Governor Akeredolu By Dayo Johnson, Akure GOVERNOR Rotimi Akeredolu weekend said that it is the turn of the state to produce the next Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Akeredolu said the law was very clear on how the position should be rotated amongst member states. He said this while receiving a […]

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Amotekun: You are not court of law, take the govs to court, Afe Babalola counsels Malami

Malami Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti — A legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has advised the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to take the six southwest governors to court over the creation of the joint security network codenamed ‘operation Amotekun’, rather than constituting himself to a Court dishing out judgement. The Founder […]

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DPR seals 10 illegal gas stations in Osun

…Says operating in residential area is illegal Shina Abubakar, Osogbo The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, Osun State, has sealed ten Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences in the state. Its Operations Controller, Ademola Makinde, disclosed this to newsmen on Sunday in the state capital. He said […]

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AMOTEKUN: Yoruba World Congress to hold Solidarity Walk, ask govs not to back down

Mok By Dayo Johnson A solidarity walk organised by the Yoruba World Congress (YWC); an umbrella body of all Yoruba Socio-cultural and Self Determination Groups in support of Operation Amotekun, a security network recently established by Governors from Western Nigeria to wage war against the spate of insecurity ravaging the zone will hold tomorrow January […]