Vanguard Latest News Wednesday 28th October 2020

Vanguard Latest News Wednesday 28th October 2020

Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 28/10/20

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Book seller counts losses as hoodlums invade shop

Mr Princewill Essien, a law books seller at the Cross River State High Court premises, says he incurred huge losses following the invasion of his bookshop by hoodlums who hijacked the EndSARS protest. Essien told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar on Wednesday that the protesters broke into his shop and carted awayRead More
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Egypt says freedom of expression ‘stops’ when Muslims offended

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday that freedom of expression should stop if it offends more than 1.5 billion people, following the display of images in France of the Prophet Mohammad that Muslims see as blasphemous. Al-Sisi said this during an address to commemorate the Prophet Mohammad’s birthday on Wednesday in Cairo. Al-Sisi alsoRead More
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#EndSARS: Bauchi governor inaugurates panel to probe human rights abuses

By Charly Agwam In line with the presidential directive to state governors to inaugurate a panel of inquiry into alleged violation of human rights by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Wednesday inaugurated a judicial panel of inquiry. While inaugurating the panel at theRead More
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Govs, minister trade blame over looted palliatives

Palliatives distribution in Sokoto delayed at minister’s request — Tambuwal Sokoto gov’s claim untrue, says source in Humanitarian Ministry No reason to hoard palliatives—Ondo govt CACOVID explains delay in distribution of palliatives ICPC to investigate alleged hoarding of palliatives By Dapo Akinrefon, Olasunkanmi Akoni & Joseph Erunke The controversy surrounding COVID-19 palliatives which has resultedRead More
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COREN seeks public, private sector support for quality infrastructure

The Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has appealed for public and private sector support for supervision access to project sites across the country. COREN President, Mr Ali Rabiu, made the appeal at a virtual conference organised by the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE) on Wednesday in Lagos. He explainedRead More
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Breaking: Ex-finance minister, Okonjo-Iweala, elected WTO DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s ex-finance minister and nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, WTO,  has emerged winner of the highly competitive race. The former minister According to TheCable, polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her South Korea’s trade minister  opponent, at the final stage of the raceRead More
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Rising wage bill: Bayelsa govt warns against payroll fraud

By Samuel Oyadongha, Yemagoa Bayelsa State government yesterday restated its resolve to sanction local council chairmen or whoever found culpable in payroll racketeering and other unwholesome practices in the public service. The state Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo who stated this during a meeting with local government Chairmen in Yenagoa, urged them to guard againstRead More
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EU provides $471,000 to assist flood victims in Cambodia

The European Union (EU), is providing 400,000 euros ($471,000) to assist flood-hit families in Cambodia, said a press release on Wednesday. The aid would focus on addressing the urgent needs of the most affected people in the worst-hit provinces in the country’s northwest. “This contribution underlines our solidarity with the people of Cambodia, many ofRead More
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Nigeria’s unity won at great cost – Buhari

…Launches 2021 armed forces remembrance emblem with N10m By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, appealed to Nigerians to desist from actions and comments that could jeopardise the unity and progress of the nation. President Buhari, who made the appeal while launching the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem and Appeal Fund, said this year’sRead More
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UK reopens visa centres in Nigeria

The United Kingdom has reopened its visa centres across Nigeria, after announcing their closures on the 21st of October 2020, due to the #EndSARS protest that engulfed the nation. A statement released on Monday, said: “Our TLS contact Visa Application Centres are now open in Nigeria. Following the recent closures, we are working hard toRead More
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