Vanguard Latest News Saturday 17th October 2020
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 17/10/20
Police Command in Lagos says ‘No life lost’ to fire incident on Otedola Bridge
The Police Command in Lagos State has said that no life was lost to the accident which involved two tankers laden with Petrol and a container that occurred on Otedola Bridge, along the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway in the early hours of Saturday. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a statement releasedRead More
Thousands of Thais resume anti-government protests in Bangkok
Thousands of Thais joined protests that popped up across Bangkok on Saturday in defiance of a crackdown on three months of demonstrations aimed at the government and the powerful monarchy. Police used water cannon for the first time on Friday and shut much of the city’s transport system on Saturday to try to thwart protesters,Read More
SARS’ disbandment threat to Northern Nigeria — NEF raises alarm
By Dirisu Yakubu The Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has described the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, by the Federal Government as an ill-thought measure that poses a serious threat to the Northern part of the country and its people. The Forum said what is needed toRead More
E2%80%95-stakeholders/ 2023: There’ll be no opposition against Gov Sule ― Stakeholders
By David Odama, Lafia As INEC fixed February 2023 for presidential elections, APC stakeholders in Nasarawa west senatorial zone of the state have endorsed Governor Abdullahi Sule for the second term with a warning that no member of the party from the zone will contest against the governor in 2023. The stakeholders took the resolutionRead More
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#EndSARS: Panic as hoodlums attack protesters in Osogbo again
By Shina Abubakar In a bid to frustrate protesters agitating against police brutality in Osogbo, some suspected hoodlums on Saturday stormed the Olaiya junction, venue of the protest and attack some of the protesters. The attack, which occured around 9am when the protesters were just gathering to commenced their daily activities, leading to panic inRead More
Inter boss Conte says Eriksen will get his chances
Antonio Conte insisted Christian Eriksen would get his chances at Inter this season. Eriksen, 28, joined the Serie A giants from Tottenham in January but has struggled for game time since his arrival. The Denmark international said last week he wanted more opportunities, having made just nine Serie A starts since joining Inter. While ConteRead More
We want actions, not your apology sir, #EndSARS protesters replies Osinbajo
By David Royal As the #EndSARS protest continue to rage across the country, some of the protesters seem to be more enraged by the apology offered to the youths by Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo on behalf of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for “not moving faster” enough. The enraged protesters demanded that quick actionsRead More
Government to Commence work on Warri- Benin Express Way, Omo- Agege
ABUJA – DEPUTY President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central has assured that the Federal Government has concluded arrangements to undertake major works on the Warri- Benin Expresss Way beacuse of its very important national corridor.
E2%80%95-nacotan-boss/ Anchor Borrowers Programme, best agricultural policy so far ― NACOTAN boss
The National Cotton Association of Nigeria(NACOTAN), has lauded the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme(ABP), saying it was the best agricultural programme so far launched in the country. NACOTAN President, Mr Anibe Achimugu, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. Achimugu said the programme had become aRead More
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Over 60 professors submit CVs for FUOYE’s vice-chancellorship seat
The race towards appointing the next Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has become really tight and tough as investigations revealed that over 60 professors, said to be eminently qualified to succeed outgoing Professor Kayode Soremekun in February 2021, have already put in their applications.
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