Vanguard Latest News Friday 9th October 2020

Vanguard Latest News Friday 9th October 2020

Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 09/10/20

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Policeman shoots girl for turning down his love advances 

By Evelyn Usman Operatives of the Nigerian Police Force in Lagos are on the trail of a policeman attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16,  Ikeja, Lagos State, who shot a lady for turning down his love advances. The incident, occurred at 9.30 pm, Thursday, at Salvation Bus Stop, Opebi, Ikeja area of Laos.Read More
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Fake, worn out tyres, major causes of road crash — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says that the use of fake and worn out tyres are major causes of road crashes on Nigerian highways. The Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), Mr Bisi Kazeem, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja that the tyre was an essential component of a vehicleRead More
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Sanwo-Olu pardons Funke Akindele, husband; releases 56 inmates

By Henry Ojelu Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has granted state pardon to Funke Akindele-Bello and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, who are both non-custodial convicts for offences related to the disobedience of COVID-19 lockdown regulations. The governor also approved the release of 56 inmates from various correctional Centres across the state. A statement signedRead More
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ONDO DECIDES: Soldiers, police in show of force ahead of guber poll

By Dayo Johnson, Akure The soldiers, police and other security agencies today engaged in a ‘show of force’ ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo state. They patrolled the major streets of Akure, the state capital and other towns in the state in a bid to warn political thugs and those who might want toRead More
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Ondo 2020: Yiaga Africa identifies 11 councils as flashpoints

By Dayo Johnson – Akure Eleven of the 18 council areas in Ondo State have been identified as possible flashpoints for violence ahead of the governorship election scheduled for Saturday. Speaking in Akure, during the pre-election briefing, the Co-chair, Yiaga Africa, an election watchdog, Dr Aisha Abdullahi said it was concerned about the seeming helplessnessRead More
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E2%80%95-controller/ Customs generates N13.11bn from Onne sea port in September ― Controller

The Nigeria Customs Service, Area II Command, Onne Port, Rivers, says it generated over N13.11 billion in September. This is contained in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Mrs Ifeoma Ojekwu on Friday. The Controller of the command, Comptroller Auwal Mohammed, is quoted to have described the figure asRead More
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How ‘Sanusi Labaran’ was arrested with 5,342 ATM cards on his way to Dubai

Officers of Kano/Jigawa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service arrested a traveller with  5,342 Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards, a subscriber identification module  (SIM) Card and 7 memory cards concealed in two bags of Beans at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport. The CAC, Compt. Nasiru Ahmad narrated that the suspect Sanusi Labaran (m) wasRead More
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Ughelli SARS Protest: 7 arrested, 5 exotic cars impounded

Perez Brisibe – Ughelli Seven persons have been arrested in connection with Thursday’s clash between a team of policemen and some protesters in the wake of the End SARS Protest in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The clash had led to the death of a police corporal, Stanley Etaga,Read More
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VIDEO: Police fire teargas, ammunitions to disperse #ENDSARS protest

An #ENDSARS protest in Abuja was suddenly disrupted as men of the Nigerian police fired tear gas and ammunition to disperse the protesters. The incident took place in Central Area, Abuja. ALSO READ: JUST IN: ENDSARS protest hits Osun state Police disrupting #EndSARS protests in Abuja USING TEAR-GAS #EndSARSImmediately #EndSarsProtests pic.twitter.com/GHsyzCkkPC — Clintmeks (@meksclint) October 9,Read More
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World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the World Food Programme on Friday for feeding millions of people from Yemen to North Korea, with the coronavirus pandemic pushing millions more into hunger. The WFP was “a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict”, Nobel committeeRead More
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