Vanguard Latest News Monday 12th October 2020

Vanguard Latest News Monday 12th October 2020

Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 12/10/20

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SARS dissolution is victory for Nigerian youths — Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said that the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, was a victory for Nigerian youths. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the dissolution followed nationwide protests against the anti-robbery squad. Sanwo-Olu said this on Sunday while speaking with journalistsRead More
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Nigeria @ 60 and our wasted opportunities

By Martins P. Iwuanyanwu I have tried to reminisce over Nigeria’s nationhood journey, particularly at this its adult age of 60 years, and to find reasons to celebrate the so-called Nigeria political independence. But I still cannot find any cogent reason to do so, especially when we consider the many wasted opportunities we have hadRead More
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Gov Lalong congratulates Akeredolu on re-election

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has congratulated Rotimi Akeredolu on his re-election as governor of Ondo State, following his victory at the polls on Saturday. In a statement issued on Sunday in Jos by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, Lalong, described Akeredolu’s victory as well deserved considering his achievements inRead More
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LASG targets 100,000 participants for economic summit

The Lagos State Government has said it is targeting 100,000 participants for its economic summit, Ehingneti 2020.
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Economy loses N900bn credit, private sector stagnates at N30trn

Credit to the economy fell by N900 billion or 2.27 percent in August driven by slump in credit to the government during the month. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) disclosed this in its Depository Corporation Survey report for August.
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West Ham agree deal for Algerian wing wizard

West Ham have agreed a £30m fee with Brentford for Algerian winger Said Benrahma. The 25-year-old lit up the Championship last season, registering 17 goals and nine assists for Thomas Frank’s side. Ever since the Bees lost to Fulham in the 2020 playoff final, speculation has been rife over his future, with several Premier LeagueRead More
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Holding the centre in Accra

By Owei Lakemfa Nnaji, the President of the Nigeria Union of Traders in Ghana was a pitiful sight last week as he made a passionate appeal to the Nigerian government to evacuate his members. Many Nigerian traders seemed to have come to the end of the road in Ghana after their shops had been shutRead More
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#EndSARS protesters in New York demand transparency in SARS disbandment

Hundreds of young anti-SARS protesters on Sunday stormed the Nigeria House in New York demanding transparency in the disbandment of the police unit back home. Among them was Stephen “Papi” Ojo, the artist, model and choreographer who stole the show as the ‘blue-guy’ in Beyoncé’s “Already” music video. The protest started shortly after the Inspector-GeneralRead More
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Eight Permanent Secretaries redeployed in Kano, four new ones appointed

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the redeployment of eight Permanent Secretaries and the appointment of four new ones in the state civil service. Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, gave this indication in a statement issued on Sunday in Kano. According to him, the redeployed permanent secretaries are asRead More
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Nigerian Civil War: How Asaba indigenes were massacred 53 years ago 

By Festus Ahon Over 1,000 unsuspecting indigenes of Asaba, the present capital city of Delta State were massacred 53 years ago by the Federal troops who were trying to repel Biafran soldiers during the Nigerian civil war which lasted for about three years. Precisely in August 1967, three months into the Biafran war, Biafran troopsRead More
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