Vanguard Latest News Tuesday 19th January 2021

Vanguard Latest News Tuesday 19th January 2021

Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 19/01/21

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Bayelsa Assembly dismisses impeachment plot against Gov Diri

By Emem Idio, Yenagoa The Bayelsa House of Assembly has dismissed the rumoured plot by the House to impeach Governor Douye Diri, describing it as “unfounded, vexatious and targeted at distracting the House from its legislative duties.” Addressing newsmen on Tuesday at Conference Hall of the Assembly complex, the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Barr.Read More
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E2%80%95-us-senators/ Biden must end Trump’s ‘shameful’ Central America asylum deals ― US Senators

US President-elect Joe Biden should immediately revoke deals the Trump administration struck with Central American countries on the handling of asylum seekers, a report published Monday by Democratic senators said. In 2019, the US signed Asylum Cooperation Agreements (ACAs) with the members of the so-called  Northern Triangle of Central America — El Salvador, Honduras andRead More
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Three dead, four injured as fuel tanker explodes in Abeokuta

By James Ogunnaike, Abeokuta Three persons have been confirmed dead, while four others sustained varying degrees of injuries following a tanker explosion that occurred along the Presidential Boulevard, Kuto axis of Abeokuta metropolis, the Ogun state capital. The incident, which occurred around 8.15 am when the 33,000-litre tanker had brake failure while descending the KutoRead More
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Turkey slaps ad ban on Twitter under new social media law

Ankara has imposed advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest after they failed to appoint local representatives in Turkey under a new social media law, according to decisions published on Tuesday. Under the law, which critics say stifles dissent, social media companies that do not appoint such representatives are liable for a series of penalties,Read More
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Four soldiers killed by roadside bomb in Niger Republic

Four soldiers were killed and eight others seriously injured by a roadside bomb in southeastern Niger, a region hit by jihadist attacks, the government said. The troops were pursuing “terrorists” on Monday following an attack the previous day on a military position in Chetima Wangou in the Diffa region, the defence ministry said in aRead More
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E2%80%95-official-data/ One in eight persons in England have had Covid ― Official data

An estimated 12 per cent of people in England had been infected with coronavirus by December last year, up from nine per cent in November, according to official antibody data released Tuesday. One in 10 people in Wales, one in 13 in Northern Ireland and one in 11 in Scotland were also estimated to haveRead More
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Redirecting war against insurgency

The war against insurgency in the north eastern part of the country has been, incontrovertibly, fought with doggedness and determination by the armed forces since the insurgency started in 2010. Orchestrated by the Boko Haram insurgency group, the war has caused devastating and wonton destructions of lives and property across the country, especially in Borno,Read More
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MURIC wants Bishop Kukah sacked as National Peace Committee Secretary

…urge Muslims to boycott his events By Luminous Jannamike The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called for the sacking of the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, as the Secretary of National Peace Committee chaired by former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar. The organisation made the call in a statement signed byRead More
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NDDC : Odeli calls for Akpabio’s sack

Says Itsekiri oil producing coastal communities will take drastic action immediately An Itsekiri Community leader in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State, Prince David Odeli has  called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack Godswill Obot Akpabio as the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs,accusing the ex – Akwa – Ibom State Governor ofRead More
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FIRS generates N4.9 trn

…Meets 98% 2020 target   Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief   The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) collected the sum of N4. 952 trillion in total tax revenue in the year 2020. Director Communications and Liaison, Mr. Abdullahi Ahmad, said in a statement today, that the figure represented approximately 98 per cent of the nationalRead More
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