Vanguard Latest News Monday 6th July 2020
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 06/07/20
Halt Evwreni killings, Ughere tells, FG, Delta Govts
UGHELLI-TRADITIONAL Prime Minister of Evwreni Kingdom, Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, Chief Joshua Ughere, has called on the Federal and the State Governments to halt the killings in the kingdom.
Fire razed Kano Power Substation
A Monday morning fire outbreak has razed the power substation located in Dan Agundi area of Kano State.
Third Mainland Bridge may face closure as FG plans to resume repairs
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge. Popoola told the Newsmen that the consultations were towards evolving perfect traffic management architecture. “We want to do maintenance work on Third Mainland Bridge very soon.Read More
Alleged 6.9bn fraud: Absence of prosecution witness stalls trial of Fayose
The absence of an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, on Monday, stalled hearing in an alleged N6.9billion fraud and money laundering suit filed against Ayodele Fayose in a Federal High Court in Lagos. Fayose was first arraigned on Oct. 22. 2018, before Justice Mojisola Olatotegun, alongside his company, Spotless Investment Ltd, on 11Read More
Arewa Youths call for reversal of Petrol price, give GMD NNPC, others 7 day ultimatum to resign
Youth groups from the North have on Monday, called for the reversal of price of petrol as was announced by the Federal Government.
Coronavirus: School reopens in South Africa despite virus surge
South Africa’s education ministry has continued with its phased reopening of schools despite the surge in Coronavirus cases. Grades R (five-year-olds), Grade six (11-year-olds), and Grade 11 (16-year-olds) are returning to school on Monday, a month after final year students reopened. There have been coronavirus infections among learners and teachers since the resumption of classesRead More
French bus driver brain dead after assault for refusing maskless riders
A bus driver in France was declared brain dead Monday after being attacked by several people he refused to let aboard because they were not wearing face masks as required during the coronavirus outbreak. A police source in Bayonne, near the ritzy Atlantic resort of Biarritz in southwestern France, said one person was in custodyRead More
Hushpuppi: APC irresponsible, reckless, says PDP
By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as fabrications, claim by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that some of its prominent members owe Nigerians explanations for their alleged relationship with the alleged fraudster, Raymond Abbas also known as Hushpuppi. This is as the party said the fabrications have also furtherRead More
Saudi Arabia makes masks mandatory, bans gatherings during Hajj
Saudi Arabia has drastically curtailed the pilgrimage amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying that only a few thousand who reside in the country could perform the Hajj, scheduled for July ending. The kingdom on Monday said all the intending pilgrims in 2020 Hajj must wear face masks at all times, while workers would ensure no overcrowdingRead More
Security guards shut UMTH over nonpayment of 4 months salaries
By Ndahi Marama – Maiduguri Security operatives under the employ of Crown Guard, a private outfit based in Borno State on Monday morning shut down all entry points/gates of University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), following non-payment of their four months salaries. The operatives also halted medical services, as staff were not allowed to attendRead More
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