Vanguard Latest News Saturday 29th February 2020
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 29/02/20
Breaking: Italian Serie-A matches postponed over coronavirus fears
Five Italian Serie-A weekend matches including Sunday’s clash between Juventus and Inter Milan have been postponed due to the coronavirus, the Italian football league said Saturday. Other matches called off were AC Milan v Genoa, Parma v SPAL, Sassuolo v Brescia and Udinese v Fiorentina, the league said in a statement Saturday. READ ALSO: Lewis sinksRead More
UFC fighters rage over low pay while investors reap big dividends
Former fighters at the Ultimate Fighting Championship are fuming over multimillion-dollar payments recently handed out to the league’s rich and famous investors. A main target of their ire is UFC’s president, Dana White, a hulking, 50-year-old former boxer whose generous tipping habits have reportedly “changed people’s lives.” As The Post reported earlier this month, roughlyRead More
We have improved security in Rivers State to attract foreign investors — Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that the State Government has developed a strong security architecture that is attracting foreign and local investors to the state. Speaking on Friday when he granted audience to the Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria, Jens-Peter Kjemprud at the Government House Port Harcourt, Governor Wike informed that more investmentsRead More
My Dad is my music idol – Chyzzi
Nigerian musician Chyzzi has been in the music industry since 2017 and hails from the southern region of the country; he speaks about his music and inspiration on a media chat with our correspondent.
Coronavirus fears cost the world’s 5 richest people $36bn this week
Forget Bernie Sanders, billionaires’ biggest enemy right now is the coronavirus. The world’s five richest people finished their worst week ever in terms of dollars lost on Friday, hemorrhaging a combined $36.5 billion as the spread of the epidemic punished stocks and stoked worries about a global recession. That’s a sum that dwarfs the marketRead More
EFCC claims in forfeiture application case – Our stand, by Saraki
Yesterday, the lawyers representing Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, appeared before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos, to oppose the application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the forfeiture of his Ilorin home funded partly with funds provided by Kwara State Government in fulfillment of the Governor and Deputy Governor (Payment of Pension) Law 2010 of Kwara State.
Niger Delta group expresses worries of legality of NDDC management committee
Perez Brisibe The continuous stay of the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has been described as a gross violation of the act establishing the commission. The position was made known yesterday by President of the Niger Delta Sustainability Project, NDSP, Ebitimi Eselabor who also applauded Femi Falana over his positionRead More
Boko Haram: Nigerians will soon have cause to celebrate Army again — Archbishop Julius Ediwe
The Archbishop of the South-South Pentecostal Churches in Nigeria, Archbishop Julius Ediwe has stated that Nigerians would have a cause to celebrate the efforts of the Nigerian Army in the fight against terrorism in the country in no distant time.
Prof Dokubo, Amnesty Co-ordinator suspended based on NSA Monguno’s recommendation
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo
Natural healers graduates in herbs efficacy in Delta
By Paul Olayemi Plans for Nigerians to live healthier and longer through natural herbs consumption and unpolluted soil have been boosted by a team of experts on natural healing and good living under “Partners In Action” a United States of America’s non-governmental organization (NGO) with a body – known as ‘Mission Africa’ in Nigeria. TheRead More
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