Vanguard Latest News Thursday 16th January 2020
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 16/01/20
E2%80%95-official/ Kano Fire Service received 36 distress calls in 2 weeks ― Official
The Kano State Fire Service on Thursday said it received 36 distress calls from different parts of the state in the first two weeks of 2020. Its Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano that the service received 36 fire calls and seven false alarms during theRead More
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Malawi, Kenya, Ghana trying out first malaria vaccine in babies
A pinch in the leg, a squeal and a trickle of tears. One baby after another in Malawi is getting the first and only vaccine against malaria, one of history’s deadliest and most stubborn of diseases. The southern African nation is rolling out the shots in an unusual pilot program along with Kenya and Ghana.Read More
Single mother sues DSS, demands N300m compensation for illegal detention
By Ozioruva Aliu A single mother Ms Odegua Okojie has dragged the Department State Services (DSS) to court for illegal detention and is demanding N300m as compensation for illegal detention. In a suit filed at the Federal High Court Benin, the applicant claimed that she was detained for nine days first at the outfit’s facilityRead More
US military to restart training Iraqi forces
The United States military is resuming operations against Islamic State militants in Iraq and is working to soon restart training Iraqi forces, U.S. officials said Wednesday, despite deep divisions over the American drone strike that killed an senior Iranian commander in Baghdad and the resulting missile attacks by Iran on Iraqi bases. One official saidRead More
E2%81%A0-sabi-abdullahi/ Uzodinma’s emergence a symbol of hope, prosperity for Imo — Sabi Abdullahi
…Urges Governor to initiate healing process for all political actors in Imo State Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has said the emergence of newly sworn-in Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, through a Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday marks the beginning of an era of ‘hope and prosperity’ forRead More
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E2%81%A0-buhari/ We must ensure mothers’re educated, empowered — Buhari
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that it was a collective responsibility of everyone to ensure that Nigerian mothers of today and tomorrow are educated and empowered. READ ALSO: Amotekun: National Youth Council appeals to FG to rescind decision President Buhari stated this at the official commissioning of the Head office of theRead More
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1 killed, 1 injured after gunman opens fire in Russian court
A suspect armed with a rifle opened fire in a Russian courthouse killing one man and injuring a woman. The attack according to report occurred early morning on Thursday. A male court officer suffered a gunshot wound to his stomach in the attack and died in an ambulance en route to the hospital. The prosecutor’sRead More
Businessman bags 3 years imprisonment for stealing
An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos on Thursday, sentenced a 29-year-old businessman Shuaibu Bulama to three years imprisonment for stealing. The Judge, Lawal Suleiman, sentenced Bulama after he pleaded guilty to stealing three phones, two infinix chargers, five ear pieces, five power banks and a cash sum of N5, 000. Suleiman, however,Read More
Merkel says Brexit is ‘wake-up call’ in shifting geopolitics
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Brexit a “wake-up call” in an on Thursday, as she addressed threats to the multilateralist approach that has defined her time in office.
Amotekun: National Youth Council appeals to FG to rescind decision
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has appealed to the Federal Government to rescind its declaration that Amotekun is illegal in the overall benefit of the country.
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