Vanguard Latest News Wednesday 24th June 2020
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 24/06/20
COVID-19: UCH denies receiving N118m from Oyo government
By Ola Ajayi – Ibadan The management of the University College Hospital, Ibadan has faulted the Oyo State Government on its claims that the teaching hospital was given the sum of N118 million out of the N2.7 billion it claimed the Governor Seyi Makinde-led government had spent on COVID-19 pandemic. The state government through theRead More
Again, another woman hacked to death in Ibadan
Ola Ajayi – Ibadan THE killing spree in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State is yet to abate as another victim was hacked down by yet-to-be-identified bloodthirsty hoodlums Wednesday. The latest victim, which brings the casualty figure of victims to five in the last three weeks, is also a woman. The 42-year-old woman, Olusayo FagbemiRead More
Killings: Silence, not the best answer we need now, Nàja’atu tells Babangida, Gusau, Danjuma
Again, front line politician in Kano state, Hajiya Najà’atu Mohammed has risen in condemnation of the killings in parts of the North ,saying alleged conspiracy of silence by retired Generals of Northern extraction ,may not augur well for the region.
COVID-19 Pandemic: Bowen University sacks more than 100 workers
…Says decision necessary to sustain school By Shina Abubakar – Osogbo Amidst growing concerned on the effect of ravaging coronavirus on the country’s economy, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State has reportedly sacked over 100 staff of the institution. It was gathered that the sacked staffers received their letters of disengagement through email late on Tuesday.Read More
Silent rise of COVID-19 deaths in Lagos
Experts say urgent action needed By Sola Ogundipe Just as the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria topped 20,000, the focus has shifted to the rising number of deaths. Specifically in Lagos, there has been a heavy toll of the Coronavirus infection. According to the situation update of the Nigeria Centre for DiseaseRead More
Over 10,000 people apply for Amotekun jobs in Ondo
…As security outfit arrests 42 cows for destroying farmlands in Ondo. By Dayo Johnson – Akure Over 10,000 applicants are jostling for recruitment into the Ondo State Security Network Agency, codenamed “Amotekun Corps”. The State Commander, Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, said this in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Adeleye said that the screening ofRead More
Reps member offers scholarship to little girl abused by uncle
The member representing Igbo-Eze North, Udenu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Simon Atigwe, has offered scholarship up to university level to the girl in the viral video, miss Chioma Ogbu, unjustly brutalized by her uncle, Ifeanyi Apeh, at Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rape: Seyitan returns to social media with more allegations on DBanj
By Lawal Sherifat Following the rape saga in the public space between Ms Seyitan Babatayo and Oladapo Oyebanjo popularly known as Dbanj, the former has further accused the latter of intimidation and coercion. Ms Seyitan revealed in a press statement via Twitter that Dbanj and his team have resulted to coerce, intimidate and pressured herRead More
Court remands two cousins over alleged rape, murder of Maersk MD’s wife
By Onozure Dania – Lagos A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, has remanded, two cousins Olamilekan (Goke) Oke, 33, and Akande Adeyinka, 27, at the Ikoyi correctional centre, over alleged rape and murder of one Bernadette Tohouo-Tohouo, 44, the Hungarian wife of a Cameroonian, Gildas Tohouo-Tohouo, the managing director of Maersk Nigeria Limited. TheRead More
NIMASA moves to rejig, regulate ship scrapping biz
THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has commenced moves to rejig the ship scrapping sub-sector.
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