Vanguard Latest News Sunday 17th January 2021

Vanguard Latest News Sunday 17th January 2021

Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 17/01/21

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Ekiti battles insecurity in 2021 budget, sets aside N1.4bn for Amotekun

The Ekiti Government, on Sunday vowed to deal with insecurity in the state, particularly kidnapping. It therefore voted N1.4billion for the State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun Corps, in its 2021 budget. The Commissioner for Budget, Mr Femi Ajayi made this known at a press conference in Ado Ekiti where he gave the detailed analysis of theRead More
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JUST IN: Gunmen kill two female Supreme Court judges

Unidentified gunmen killed two female judges from Afghanistan’s Supreme Court on Sunday morning, police said, adding to a wave of assassinations in Kabul and other cities while government and Taliban representatives have been holding peace talks in Qatar. The two judges, who have not yet been named, were killed and their driver wounded, in anRead More
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Police arrest 4 suspects, recover 200 cows, weapons in Zamfara

The police command in Zamfara has arrested four suspects over alleged killing of a Fulani herdsman. At a press conference in Gusau on Sunday, the Commissioner of police, Abutu Yaro, said that the command also recovered 200 rustled cows following its steadfastness in crime fighting. He said further that some weapons were recovered and theRead More
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Stop Buhari from selling govt properties to fund 2021 budget, SERAP tells Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr Femi Gbajabiamila to “urgently review the 2021 appropriation legislation to stop the government of President Muhammadu Buhari from selling public properties to fund the 2021 budget, and to identify areas in the budget toRead More
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Global Igbo leaders reject outcomes of Ohanaeze Ndigbo parallel elections

…Requests concerned Imeobi members to set up caretaker committee The Global Igbo Leaders, have rejected the outcomes of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo parallel elections. In a statement signed by Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF), Nigeria: Prof Timothy Uzodinma Nwala, Prof Nathaniel Aniekwu, Mazi Ikechukwu Bismarck Oji, World Igbo Congress (WIC) USA: Prof Anthony Ejiofor, Dr. Festus Okere,Read More
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Navy arrests 24 suspected oil thieves in Ondo

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Igbokoda, on Sunday, said no fewer than 24 suspected illegal oil thieves were arrested on the coastal waters in Ilaje Local Government Area (LGA) of Ondo State. Navy Capt. Shuaibu Muhammed-Ahmed, the Commanding Officer, FOB, parading the suspects in Igbokoda, told newsmen that the men were apprehended onRead More
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Police arrest three suspected robbers in Osun

The Police Command in Osun says it has arrested three suspected robbers who hijacked two articulated vehicles and robbed the occupants along Osun-Ile Ife expressway in Osun. This is contained in a statement issued on Sunday in Osogbo by the Commissioner of Police in Osun, Mr Olawale Olokode. Olokode said that the suspects were arrestedRead More
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Obiano suspends sale of Anambra’s assets in Enugu state

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra has suspended the planned sale of some assets of the state, amongst them Commissioners quarters, located within the Agu-Awka axis near Government House, Awka. Mr C-Don Adinuba, Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment made the position of government known in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Awka.Read More
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E2%80%95-nysc/ Why we re-opened camps despite COVID-19 pandemic ― NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has elucidated the precautions put in place before re-opening of orientation camps across Nigeria despite the risk of exposing Corps members to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) which is currently ravaging the nation. NYSC explained the precautions in a press statement in which it reacted to an allegation that theRead More
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Buratai lauds troops for dislodging Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai has commended the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole for its success in dislodging Boko Haram terrorists in Marte area of Borno. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Musa said the air task force played a decisiveRead More
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