Vanguard Latest News Friday 26th June 2020
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 26/06/20
Kano to begin compulsory drug tests for political office holders, civil servants, students
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has said that plans are underway to begin compulsory drug tests for political office holders, civil servants, and students seeking admission into tertiary institutions in the state.
ECOWAS Court orders Nigeria to pay 244 soldiers dismissed in 2016
The ECOWAS Court of Justice, has ordered the Federal Government of Nigeria to pay the salaries and allowances of 244 soldiers dismissed in 2016.
N-Power Batch C registration to commence 11:45pm June 26
By Rasheed Sobowale The Batch C registration for the N-Power programme is scheduled to commence by 11:45 pm Friday (June 26) according to the programme’s official Twitter handle post. The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development had earlier announced the commencement of enrolment for a new batch of N-Power beneficiaries effectiveRead More
Leicester boss Rodgers hopes Maddison signs new deal
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is hopeful that James Maddison will sign a new contract, citing the club’s new £100m training facility as a reason to stay. Maddison has excelled since signing from Norwich in 2018, scoring 13 Premier League goals and registering a further ten assists – form that earned him an England debutRead More
‘Mother Hen’ NBC and the potentially stifling 6th Broadcast Code
The immediate impression one gets from interacting with the recently released 6th Code of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is that someone just might be introducing communist-style management in the country’s broadcasting landscape. Otherwise, it is almost impossible to understand what the Nigerian broadcast regulator targets to accomplish by this dangerous unitary, anti-enterprise policy that certainly will constrain innovation and organic competition in the industry.
Okowa mourns ex-Oyo Governor, Ajimobi
Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has commiserated with the Ajimobi family, the people and Government of Oyo State on the passing of former Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi.
Man United’s Lingard to return against Norwich, says Solskjaer
Jesse Lingard is poised to return to action for Manchester United against Norwich City after recovering from illness, says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. United face Norwich at Carrow Road on Saturday with a place in the FA Cup semi-finals up for grabs. Lingard has not played in either of United’s two matches since the seasonRead More
IBEDC to implement tariff review
THE Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), has said it will begin the implementation of a tariff review effective July 1.
Police confirm killing of 17-year-old boy by Kaduna vigilance group
The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the death of a 17-year-old boy in Zaria, while being interrogated by the State Vigilance Service (KadVS) over alleged theft of a cell phone.
2020 Int’l Hajj Cancellation: Remain calm, we’ll protect your interest, NAHCON tells intending pilgrims
…Muslim World body, top scholars back S/Arabia’s decision Following the news of the cancellation of 2020 Hajj for intending pilgrim world over other than domestic pilgrims by Saudi Arabia, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has urged intending pilgrims to remain calm adding that necessary arrangements are in place to protect their interest. Meanwhile,Read More
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