Vanguard Latest News Thursday 5th December 2019
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 05/12/19
A High Court on Thursday ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to transfer the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zinat, to the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Kaduna, to allow his lawyer’s easy access to him.
Continue reading Court orders DSS to transfer El-Zakzaky, wife to Kaduna Correctional Centre at Vanguard News.
… Pushes it from N10.33 trillion to N10.594 trillion
By Henry Umoru
ABUJA- THE Senate on Thursday passed the 2020 Appropriation Bill to the tune of N10.594 trillion.
The passage was after the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Appropriations as presented by the Chairman, Senator Barau Jibrin, All Progressives Congress, APC, Kano North.
Continue reading Breaking: Senate passes 2020 budget, jerks it by N264bn at Vanguard News.
A coalition of six Civil Society Organizations CSOs led by Guardians of Democracy and Development has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari asking him to dissolve the recently screened board of the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC to allow for an unfettered forensic audit of the board under the supervision of the Interim Management Committee IMC.
Continue reading CSO’s ask Buhari to dissolve NDDC Board to allow for Forensic Audit at Vanguard News.
By Onozure Dania – Lagos
Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.
Kalu, who is the Senate’s Chief Whip smiled at reporters and said, ‘2023, here we come’ as he was being led out of the courtroom by Correctional Services officials after his sentencing.
Continue reading 2023, here we come ― convicted Orji Kalu at Vanguard News.
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja
A group of women, on Thursday, stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja to protest the continued detention of Pro-democracy activist and convener of RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore.
The placard wielding elderly women took the protest a notch higher by removing their clothes after they were denied entry into the court premises by security operatives.
ALSO READ: Court orders DSS to release Sowore, Bakare within 24 hours
Sowore has been in detention since August 2 when he was arrested by the Department of State Service, DSS, for calling for a nationwide protest against perceived maladministration by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.
Continue reading Women storm court, protest half-naked over Sowore’s continued detention at Vanguard News.
THE Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has called on the former governor of Abia State and senator representing Abia North, Orji Uzor Kalu, to resign his position as the Chief Whip of the Senate because of his conviction, Thursday by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.
Continue reading Conviction: CUPP wants Sen. Kalu to resign as Senate principal office at Vanguard News.
Two Nigerian students of Federal University Owerri, Nigeria who arrived Croatia, Zagreb on November 12 to participate in the World University Championships in Pula were deported by Croatian security officials to Bosnia.
Croatian police claimed the students were in the country illegally, even though the students arrived in the country with valid visas.
The two students, Abie Uchenna Alexandra and Kenneth Chinedu were in the country to participate in the table tennis tournament.
Continue reading Two FUTO students ‘wrongly deported’ from Croatia to Bosnia at Vanguard News.
Neimeth, Cornerstone Insurance and Chams, emerged as the best performing equities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in the month of November.
Continue reading NSE: Neimeth, Cornerstone, Chams emerged best performing stocks in Nov — analysis at Vanguard News.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has advised the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to heed the Federal Government’s directive that all workers, including university lecturers, be enrolled in its Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System(IPPIS).
Continue reading Comply with FG’s directive on IPPIS enrollment,CACOL urges ASUU at Vanguard News.
SECRETARY to the Delta State Government, SSG, Mr Chiedu Ebie, yesterday said the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC has unified every part of the country through cultural integration of the participants of the scheme which was the original idea of the founding Fathers of the programme.
Continue reading NYSC unifying the country through cultural integration — Delta SSG, Ebie at Vanguard News.
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