Vanguard Latest News Friday 8th January 2021

Vanguard Latest News Friday 8th January 2021

Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 08/01/21

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2 weeks to end of his tenure, U.S. House judiciary chair wants Trump impeached

U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said he supports bringing impeachment charges against President Donald Trump immediately and removing him from office. “I am once again urging that the President be impeached and removed from office,’’ Nadler said on Thursday. “We have a limited period of time in which to act. The nation cannotRead More
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Ex-bank staff in court for alleged N28.3m fraud

A 31-year-old former bank staff, Kazeem Adeleye, on Friday appeared in Chief Magistrates’ Court in Tinubu, Lagos, for alleged N28.3million fraud. The police charged Adeleye, whose address was not given with three counts of conspiracy, fraud and theft. The prosecution counsel, ASP Ben Ekundayo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence with someRead More
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Killing of Oruku monarch: Enugu Govt sets up probe panel

FOLLOWING the December 26, 2020 killing of the monarch of Oruku town, Nkanu East Council, Enugu State, Igwe Emmanuel Mba, allegedly by a police man, and subsequent crisis that engulfed the community, Enugu State government has set up a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to unravel the remote and immediate causes of the crisis.
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Just in: Trump bounces back on Twitter, vows to punish those who protested at Capitol Hill

By Nwafor Sunday U.S President Donald Trump, is back on Twitter, hours after he was suspended. Trump was banned on Twitter and Facebook after he was alleged to have instigated Capitol Hill riot that led to the death of a woman and destruction of properties in Washington. On Wednesday a good number of Trump-Supporters stormedRead More
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White House condemns unrest at Capitol, calls for violators to be prosecuted

The White House has condemned the violent unrest that took place on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. It called for the prosecution of those individuals who broke the law, Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said. McEnany said this in a news conference on Thursday in Washington. “We condemn it – the President and this administration – inRead More
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Capitol Protest: Rioters fulfilled the wishes of an infantile, unpatriotic President – Michelle Obama

By Nwafor Sunday Michelle Obama, wife of former U.S president, Barack Obama, has said that those who stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, to disrupt the certification process of Joe Biden’s victory, did so to fulfill the wishes of an infantile and unpatriotic president. She was reacting to reports alleging the death of an unidentified woman,Read More
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NIMC locks out applicants over staff strike action

By Emmanuel Elebeke The staff of the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC have embarked on strike action over COVID-19 scare and poor working condition. The strike action led to locking thousands of applicants outside the various enrolment centres. A strike notice signed by the President of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, NIMCRead More
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Jigawa trains 664 LG staff for N83.97m

By Aliyu Dangida JIGAWA local government service commission has sponsored the study of 664 staff at the cost of N83.97million to enable them to acquire additional qualifications in various institutions. Chairman of the commission, DIG Uba Bala (retd) who stated this while briefing newsmen on achievements recorded by his commission in 2020, said the benefitting staffRead More
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Breaking: 103 kidnapped victims rescued in Katsina – Masari

…Says no ransom was paid to the kidnappers Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Friday said that security forces have rescued 103 kidnapped victims. Masari made this known while addressing some of the rescued victims at the Government House, Katsina. “This is in continuation of the exercise that started with the recovery of the 344Read More
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100-year-old Berlin Candy Bomber beats back coronavirus infection

Gail Halvorsen, the U.S. pilot who was known and loved by German children in the late 1940s as the Candy Bomber, has mostly recovered from the coronavirus, his daughter said. Halvorsen, who lives in the western state of Utah and turned 100 years old earlier this year, has a cough but is otherwise doing “veryRead More
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