Vanguard Latest News Thursday 18th February 2021

Vanguard Latest News Thursday 18th February 2021

Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 18/02/21

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target=_blank rel=noopener>Tackling Criminalities: NDLEA, Shippers Council collaborate on better ports services

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA and the Nigerian Shippers Council, NSC, have agreed to collaborate on ridding Nigerian ports of criminality, remove operational bottlenecks and corruption.
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E2%80%95-gbagi/ target=_blank rel=noopener>Top official, ex-police commissioner forged warrant of arrest against me ― Gbagi

By Emma Amaize FORMER Minister of State (Education) and prominent Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in Delta State, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has said a top government official and ex-police commissioner counterfeited a warrant of arrest against him (Gbagi), last year, in a calculated bid to tarnish his image and derail his governorship ambition. GbagiRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Names of Kagara kidnap victims revealed

The names of those kidnapped by bandits from Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State, have been revealed. A statement by Mary Noel-Berje, Chief Press Secretary to Governor of Niger State, noted that 27 students, three teachers and 12 family members were taken by the bandits.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Police arraign 3 persons for alleged N5m fraud

The police on Thursday arraigned three persons before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding one Mr Adeyemi Moshood of  N5 million with the pretext of selling him a building. The three persons are Ehidiame Airebun, 48; Felix Airebun, 36; and Sarah Akande, 39; are facing a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, burglary, obtaining moneyRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Wikki FC players escape death in road accident as bus burns to ashes

By Charly Agwam – Bauchi The players of Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi State escaped death on Thursday morning as the bus conveying the team to Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State for a match fixture with Dakada United of Akwa Ibom was involved in an accident. Secretary of the club, Abdullahi IbrahimRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Surprise in France as ex-minister convicted of rape

After nearly 10 years of legal battles that initially led to an acquittal, a former French government minister faces at least three years in prison after a court found him guilty of raping two employees during “foot massages” in his office. The conviction of Georges Tron, 63, comes as France is confronting a wave ofRead More
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E2%80%95-police/ target=_blank rel=noopener>6 children killed playing with old bomb in Uganda ― Police

Six children were killed and five others injured in northwest Uganda after an old explosive they found in the bushes detonated as they played with it, police said Thursday. Three children died instantly while three others succumbed to injuries en route to hospital in Adjumani, a district of West Nile region that witnessed years ofRead More
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target=_blank rel=noopener>No plans to increase petrol price, NNPC assures Nigerians

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation  (NNPC) has assured Organised labour and Nigerians that there will be no increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as Petrol in the month of February.
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target=_blank rel=noopener>FG moves to galvanise mechanized farming, others with $1.2bn loan

By Gabriel Ewepu and Alice Ekpang THE Federal Government, Wednesday, disclosed moves to galvanize mechanized farming and other aspects of agriculture with $1.2 billion loan under the Green Initiative project in order to boost food security, availability, affordability and job creation across various value chains. This was made known by the Special Senior Adviser toRead More
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E2%80%95-studies-statisticians/ target=_blank rel=noopener>One in two South Africans has had Covid-19 ― Studies, Statisticians

Around half of South Africa’s population is thought to have contracted Covid-19, studies and statisticians say, suggesting the virus has claimed tens of thousands more lives than officially recorded. The nation worst hit by coronavirus in Africa has registered more than 140,000 excess natural deaths since May 2020, according to the South African Medical ResearchRead More
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