OWERRI - POLITICAL tension in Imo State heightened yesterday, after the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, disagreed with Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, after the latter boasted that his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, of Action Alliance, AA, and not Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC), will win in Imo state
Vanguard Newspapers, 11 days ago
To start with, it will be a great disservice not to pay a special tribute to Alhaji Shehu Shagari, civilian President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from 1979 to 1983. He passed on last week in Abuja and has been buried. Ordinarily, members of the footballers’ fraternity, in particular, should have gone to Sokoto to pay our respect to his family. He was the first leader in our country’s history to recognize, appreciate and reward sacrifice and service by young athletes who gave up their comfort and their lives in meritoriously serving our country in the field of sports.
Vanguard Newspapers, 12 days ago
The convention in the past was for the INEC Chairman to come from a region other than that of the incumbent president. With Yakubu and a close relation of the President, Zakari, calling the shots within the Commission, the independence of INEC under the Buhari dispensation came into serious question.
Vanguard Newspapers, 13 days ago
Osogbo—A 29-year-old National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member, Odedele Feranmi, was yesterday arraigned by Osun State Police Command before an Osogbo magistrate court for alleged reckless driving and killing.
Vanguard Newspapers, 14 days ago
AFTER what seemed like eternity, campaigns for the 2019 general polls are gradually assuming full momentum.
Vanguard Newspapers, 15 days ago
Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has formally presented the national register of voters to the nation’s 91 political parties, with a registered voting population of a little over 84 million.
Vanguard Newspapers, 16 days ago
Newly-elected President Muhammadu Buhari, riding on the crest of promises to eradicate Boko Haram within months, launched a major offensive in May 2015. By December that year, the regime was already boasting of having “technically defeated” the terrorists, asserting that they no longer occupied “an inch” of Nigeria’s territory.
Vanguard Newspapers, 17 days ago
Call Nollywood screen diva, Seyi Hunter, the ‘Sex goddess’, and you would be most correct because she has proved beyond doubts her passion for helping others achieve sexual bliss.
Vanguard Newspapers, 18 days ago
Anthony Joshua has told Dillian Whyte he is prepared to make the next defence of his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles in a rematch against him — if Deontay Wilder cannot be tempted to abandon plans to again fight Tyson Fury.
Vanguard Newspapers, 19 days ago
THE health of our 2019 economy looks fragile, like one convalescing from a protracted health challenge. Though we exited recession over a year ago, all macroeconomic performance indicators are still either in the negative or in sluggish recovery. But what are the key challenges as we brace up for 2019?
Vanguard Newspapers, 20 days ago
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