Vanguard Latest News Saturday 25th January 2020
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 25/01/20
The re-run election for Kaduna State House of Assembly in Sanga Local Government Area, has witnessed voter apathy, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. It would be recalled that the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM), had slated the State House of Assembly re-run election for Sanga and Kagarko local government areas’ state assemblyRead More
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A spokesman for the Nigeria Football Rugby Federation, Debo Osundun has refuted a story making the rounds alleging that the federation’s President Kelechukwu Mbagwu has been suspended from office. A ministry source maintained that as the supervising the ministry, it only issued directives to the Rugby President, but do not have the authority to suspendRead More
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Angola may ask Portuguese authorities to seize assets belonging to Isabel dos Santos, billionaire daughter of a former Angolan president, who is a suspect in a fraud investigation, Angola’s attorney general said on Friday. Angola named dos Santos a formal suspect over allegations of mismanagement and misappropriation of funds during her time as chairwoman ofRead More
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Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players that Cape Verde won’t be pushovers when they face the Island nation in Group C of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Rohr is bothered that Cape Verde could be hosting Nigeria on an artificial surface, adding that he was the coach of Niger when they lostRead More
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The supplementary/re-run elections in two Local Government Areas of Bauchi state recorded a large turnout of voters, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Whereas the supplementary election is being conducted in Zaki Local Government Area, INEC is also conducting a re-run election in Gamawa Local Government Area. NAN Correspondent monitoring the exercise reports witnessingRead More
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Janez Lenarcic, the European Union (EU) Commissioner for Crisis Management, Friday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to apply international law and international humanitarian law in dealing with Boko Haram.
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Members of Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) have appealed to Nigerians to contribute their widows mite to enable former national teams handler, Samson Siasia raise legal fees of $250,000 to fight his appeal at the Court of Arbitration in Sports (CAS). Siasia was recently slammed with a life ban from all football activities by FIFARead More
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Strikers Odion Ighalo and Islam Slimani are loan targets for Manchester United following Marcus Rashford’s injury. Former Watford forward Ighalo is with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua and has two years left on his contract while Slimani is on loan at Monaco from Leicester. Nigeria international Ighalo scored 17 goals in 55 Premier League appearances forRead More
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By Sola Ogundipe with Agency report A Wuhan hospital doctor has died nine days after contracting the deadly coronavirus as he battled to save infected patients in the city – as the death toll from China’s outbreak jumped to 42 from a total of 1,399 confirmed cases on Saturday. Liang Wudong, 62, a retired medicalRead More
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Netflix quietly released a new six-episode docuseries called “Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak” on Tuesday right in time for the alarming spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. In “Pandemic,” viewers meet the “heroes on the front lines of the battle against influenza and learn about their efforts to stop the next global outbreak,” the series’Read More
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