Latest News in Nigeria Today Saturday 14th September 2019
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Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel prime minister remains neck and neck with his main election challenger after a widely condemned vow to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, before a vote that could bring an end to his time as Israeli prime minister.
In the last polls before election day on Tuesday, neither Netanyahu’s Likud party or the opposition Blue and White alliance, run by his former army chief Benny Gantz, appeared to have a clear route to the premiership.
Continue reading Israeli’s PM, Netanyahu in close election fight for power at Vanguard News.
IT was a unique service at the Great Unshakable Christ the King Church last Sunday when the head of the church, Prophet Onyedika Igali feted hundreds of beggars, the blind, the crippled and widows, with each of them receiving cartons of noodles. Getting the less privileged persons into the church was not an easy task as officials of the church went round the state capital to pick them from the streets.
Continue reading Pentecostal pastor fetes the blind, the crippled, widows in church at Vanguard News.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, on Friday, pledged the commitment of the Federal Government to step up efforts to include women in conflict resolution processes and peacebuilding.
Tallen said this during the National inauguration of Women in Humanitarian Response in Nigeria Initiative in Abuja.
Represented by the Assistant Chief Social Welfare Officer from the Ministry, Mr Iheanyichi Amanambu, Tallen noted that no peace-building process could be successful and effective without the strong participation of women.
Continue reading FG to involve women in conflict resolution, peace-building processes at Vanguard News.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the dissolution of the state Pilgrims Welfare Board with immediate effect.
A statement by Mr Ibrahim Kalla, the Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor, disclosed this on Friday in Katsina.
Masari directed the Executive Director of the board, Alhaji Muhammad Abu-Rimi, to handover the affairs of the board to the most senior Director in the board who would oversee the affairs of the board pending the appointment of a new Executive Director.
Continue reading Katsina state gov dissolves Pilgrims Welfare Board at Vanguard News.
Ten PDP governorship aspirants, who lost the bid for the party’s ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship race, have declared their support for the winner, Mr Musa Wada.
The 10 aspirants, under the aegis of Kogi PDP 2019 G-12, declared their support for Wada at a press briefing held at the party secretariat on Friday in Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the aspirants who signed the text included Idris Wada, Emmanuel Omebije, Grace Adejoh, Dr Joseph Erico, Alhaji Kabiru Haruna, Adebayo Averehi, Mr Mohammed Tettes, and Aminu Sulaiman.
Continue reading Kogi Guber: 10 PDP aspirants team up with Wada for victory at Vanguard News.
By Adesina Wahab
The Governing Council of the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojoo, Lagos yesterday announced the promotion of 377 academic and non+academic staff, just as eight others, including the Secretary of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, LASU chapter, Dr Tony Dansu, were dismissed from service with immediate effect.
In a statement by the Coordinator of Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Mr Ademola Adekoya, the decisions were taken at the 122nd Statutory Meeting of the Council held on Thursday, September 12, 2019.
Continue reading LASU promotes 377 staff, dismisses eight, warns some at Vanguard News.
The speaker of Uganda’s parliament has issued a stern warning to MPs to be on their “best behaviour” during a forthcoming conference that will attract delegates from across the world.
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) takes place between 22-29 September in the capital, Kampala, and more than 1,000 people are expected to attend.
Speaker Rebecca Kadaga told legislators to observe etiquette, respect the official dress code, and also warned them against “indulging with delegates”, the Daily Monitor website reported.
Continue reading Ugandan MPs warned to ‘eat slowly’ at Vanguard News.
The Coordinator, Katsina State National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Ahijdo Yahaya has demanded an increase in number of security personnel deployed to its camp.
Continue reading Security: Katsina NYSC demands increase in personnel deploy to camp at Vanguard News.
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) has said that Nigeria needs to boost its Gross Domestic Products (GDP) to create an enabling business environment for local and international investors.
Continue reading Ease of doing Business: We need higher GDP to drive it – NIPC at Vanguard News.
The value of Nigeria’s imports rose to N4 trillion in the first half of 2019 (H1’19) up 67 per cent from N2.4 trillion in H1’18 resulting in a decline in trade balance to N588.8 billion during the period.
Continue reading Imports rise by 67% in H1’19, balance of trade declines at Vanguard News.
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