Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has called on Europe to support its work in Libya, where it is providing military support to the internationally-recognized government, if it wants to end the conflict there. Erdogan made his remarks in a column published on the Politico website on Saturday, ahead of a summit in Berlin on Sunday thatRead More
Several properties gutted By Olasunkanmi Akoni There is a raging fire at one of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipelines at Ekoro, Abule -Egba area of Lagos State. Several properties were said to have been consumed. ALSO READ: Ihedioha can still be governor Preliminary investigation revealed that the inferno was as a result ofRead More
AC Milan secured their third successive win in all competitions on Sunday after Ante Rebic scored deep into injury time to secure a last-gasp 3-2 win over Udinese at San Siro. Franck Kessie and Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to the starting lineup after sitting out the Coppa Italia success over SPAL, while January loan addition SimonRead More
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted there were “many positives” in Manchester United’s 2-0 loss to Liverpool at Anfield, and admitted United could look for a “short term” deal to cover for the injured Marcus Rashford. Liverpool scored with their first real attempt of the game, as Virgil van Dijk went unchallenged to power in a headerRead More
By Dirisu Yakubu Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to perish any thought of outlawing the newly launched South-West security outfit, Amotekun, saying it has come to stay to safeguard lives and property of the people. Fani-Kayode who stated this in his Abuja residence at a media parleyRead More
By Perez Brisibe THE Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has been asked by the Niger Delta Integrity Network, NDIN to be mindful of his utterances against the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC which he described as “hurriedly put together.” Describing the outburst of the minister as regrettable,Read
Marcus Rashford is expected to be sidelined for two to three months, as he recovers from a stress fracture in his back and an underlying ankle injury. The United talisman missed Sunday’s trip to ?Liverpool after his brief cameo against Wolves during the week was cut short, and it was revealed by Ole Gunnar SolskjaerRead More
Lucien Favre called Erling Haaland “incredible” after the striker came off the bench to score a hat-trick against Augsburg on his Borussia Dortmund debut. Inspired by Haaland, Dortmund rallied from 3-1 down to record a 5-3 away win on Saturday that will live long in the memory. The Norway international came on for Lukasz PiszczekRead More
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, Sunday, called on traditional rulers in the South-West of Nigeria, to throw their weight behind the Western Nigerian Security Network, known as "Operation Amotekun", to see the light of the day.
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By Demola Akinyemi – Ilorin Kwara State has received a total of N3.6bn as net allocation for the month of January 2020, Finance Commissioner Olasumbo Florence Oyeyemi said in a statement on Sunday. The amount, according to the statement, ” excludes N610,762,826:72 deductions (for budget support, SME, and other loans) by the Federal Government.” READRead More
Say apex court’s action portends danger on Nigeria’s democracy By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Joseph Erunke – Abuja As mixed reactions continue to trail last week’s judgment of the Supreme Court which removed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP-led governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, some civil rights groups have said the apex court’s action was moreRead
Says its to forestall further loss of lives By Chimaobi Nwaiwu – Nnewi The Anambra State, government weekend demolished unhabitable buildings gutted by tanker fire of October 16th, 2019 at Upper Iweka, which spread to Emodi and Amobi Streets, Ziks Avenue and part of Ochanja Central Market, all in Fegge, Onitsha South Local Government AreaRead
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 formation ofRead
…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 saidRead More
AHEAD of the 2023 Presidency, the South-South Elders have said that there will be a crisis that could tear the country apart if the North should insist on retaining the office of the President after the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari's tenure.
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Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews that the news came to them as a shock. They added that itRead More
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy rejected his prime minister’s offer to resign and asked him to stay on the job Friday after he was caught on tape saying Zelenskiy — a former sitcom star with no previous political experience — knows nothing about the economy. In a video released by Zelenskiy’s office, the president called theRead More
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to: “declare the life pension edict/law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) null, void, illegal and unconstitutional.
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By Jacob Ajom The WBO, IBF, WBF and WBA heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has been advised not to bow to pressure and go ahead with a mandatory defence fight against Bulgarian heavyweight champion and IBF number one contender Kubrat Pulev. Rather, Joshua should let go his IBF title and wait to face the winnerRead More
“Buhari has driven corruption under the table” – Lai Mohammed.—DAILY INDEPENDENT, January 2, 2020, p 13.
Wonders never cease.
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