Vanguard Latest News Thursday 14th January 2021
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 14/01/21
There’s no COVID-19 scare in Anambra govt house — Chief of Staff
By Vincent Ujumadu – Awka Anambra State government debunked on Thursday, the rumours making rounds that some top officials of the state government had contracted the Coronavirus and were spreading it in government house. The rumour had it that many government officials have been quarantined as a result of the alleged covid -19 scare atRead More
Keep schools open, private school owners tell FG
School owners under the auspices of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, have called on the government to keep schools open, saying the consequences of shutting them down are more grievous than the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic the government is trying to combat.
Workers react to Cross River Govt’s plan to introduce new dress code
Civil Servants in Cross River have urged the state government to channel its energies toward addressing challenges in the system rather than introduce new dress code for them.
Breaking: Pope Francis, Pope Emeritus Benedict get virus vaccine: Vatican
Both Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, have received the coronavirus vaccine, the Vatican said on Thursday. “I can confirm that as part of the vaccination program of the Vatican City State, as of today, the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine has been administered to Pope Francis and to the PopeRead More
Nigeria has to start all over again – Mbazulike Amechi
By Nwafor Sunday Foremost nationalist and first minister of Aviation, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, Thursday decried the poor state of the country, saying that Nigeria has to start all over again. Speaking at a zoom meeting organized by Dele Momodu of the Ovation Magazine and Mazi Ezeoke, Amechi said that the country has deviated from theRead More
NPFL: Eguma blames fatigue for Wikki Tourist loss
The Technical Adviser of high-flying Rivers United FC, Stanley Eguma, on Thursday said that fatigue was responsible for the team’s loss against Wikki Tourist FC of Bauchi in the Match Day 4 of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The Media Officer of the Club, Mayuku Charles, in a statement in Lagos, quoted EgumaRead More
Wounds of the civil war have not been healed – Matthew Hassan Kukah
By Nwafor Sunday The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, Thursday, said that the wounds of the civil war have not been healed. Kukah disclosed this at a zoom meeting organized by Dele Momodu of the Ovation Magazine and Mazi Ezeoke. Speaking on the theme: The Second never again conference: 51 years after Nigerian-BiafranRead More
Bauchi road accident claims 21 lives of 22 passengers — FRSC
Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, the Bauchi state Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has said that 21 out of the 22 passengers involved in a road accident in Bauchi have died.
FG to give N20,000 cash grant to 160,000 poor, vulnerable rural women — Minister
The Federal Government is targeting over 160,000 poor and vulnerable rural women, to benefit from the N20,000 cash grant, across the country to cushion the effects of COVID-19 pandemic.
Pirate attacks surge in 2020: watchdog
Pirate attacks on ships worldwide jumped 20 percent last year driven by a record spate of kidnappings off West Africa, a maritime watchdog said Wednesday, urging increased sea patrols. A total of 195 incidents of piracy and armed robbery were reported, up from 162 in 2019, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said in its annualRead More
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