Vanguard Latest News Saturday 16th January 2021
Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 16/01/21
AFRD: Nothing to celebrate in face of insecurity threatening Nigeria, elders tell Buhari
*Says refusal of pigeons to fly indication that Nigeria not at peace By Joseph Erunke A group acting under the auspices of Coalition of Patriotic Nigeria Elders (COPANE) have said the best way to celebrate the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day would have been for President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the service chiefs and rejigRead More
Midwife warns against expectant mothers patronising quack birth attendants
A Public Health Practitioner, Mrs Cecilia Uwaoma, on Saturday, advised expectant mothers to avoid patronising quack birth attendants in order to forestall unforeseen complications.
Tegbe extols virtue of Alaafin on 50th coronation anniversary
A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress in Oyo State (APC), Chief Joseph Olasunkanmi Tegbe, has extolled the virtue of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, just as the monarch celebrated his 50th coronation anniversary.
After 35 years, Uganda’s Museveni on track for sixth term as president
Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni looked headed for a sixth term as president with election results Saturday placing him firmly ahead of his main rival, who has cried fraud and whose home has been put under heavy guard. The country’s election commission announced that with 91.1 percent of polling stations reporting results, Museveni had 58.8 percent ofRead More
Agitators urge Akpabio, Dikio, Akwa to visit ‘heart’ of Niger Delta struggle
By Emma Amaize NIGER-DELTA agitators have asked Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio, Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, Col. Milland Dikio (retd.) and Interim Administrator, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr Effiong Akwa, to visit the ‘heart’ of the Niger-Delta struggle in Delta and Bayelsa States to see the wretched condition of the peopleRead More
Parents canvass two shifts system in schools to forestall COVID-19 spread
A cross-section of Enugu parents, on Saturday, advocated two shifts for academic activities in primary and secondary schools, reduce overcrowding and thus wide-scale transmission of COVID-19 within schools. The parents, who made the recommendations in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Enugu, specifically recommended morning and afternoon sessions as a viableRead More
‘State police as panacea to Nigeria’s security challenges’
A Don and Public Affairs Analyst, Dr Adetokunbo Pearse, has called on the Federal Government to decentralise the security system in the country, to allow states adequately manage their own security affairs.
Four years on, Shiites want rule of law to prevail on Zakzaky
By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Shiites under the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have observed that it is now four years after a court granted Sheikh Zakzaky freedom and wondered when the Rule of Law would prevail on his matter. Prof. Abdullahi Danladi, chairman resource forum of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, said in Kaduna on Saturday, thatRead More
#EndSARS Celebrity Case: Lawyer lauds Foundation for standing in defense of public interest
Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Following an order by a High Court in the Federal Capital Territory restraining arrest Deji Adeyanju and 49 others upon an earlier order by a Magistrate Court II in Wuse Abuja on a case filed by one Kenechukwu Okeke, the counsel to the accused and also a human rights lawyer, IhensekhienRead More
Qatar 2022 World Cup: Timing is no excuse for biggest stars not to shine — Cafu
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is less than two years away, and with every milestone reached, excitement continues to build in the country and across the region. Football’s showpiece event means many things to many people, especially those who have lifted the coveted trophy. And one player who has special memories of the tournamentRead More
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