Monday October 20th, 2014
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Citizen stories: Report news as it breaks near you!

  /   in Citizen Reports, Top Stories 12:05 am   /   Comments

File photo: Flooded Lamoye street, Ijesha, Surulere by citizen Simon Anionwe

Vanguard invites its numerous readers to be part of our citizen journalism initiative.
You can send us stories that are happening where you are. This may also include photos and videos of events you consider fascinating enough to be shared around the world.

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2015 Elections: Let’s republicate June 12

  /   in Citizen Reports 1:05 pm   /   Comments

NADECO [National Democratic Coalition] Marks the 19th Anniversary of Late Chief  M K O Abiola s 1994 Epetedo Declaration of  president Elect held at Epetedo Multipupose Hall Lagos Pix Shows  the starture of late Chief MKO Abiola at Epetedo lagos  Photo Shola Oyelese

In less than one year from now, Nigerians will elect a new President and members of the Senate and House of Representatives

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Three killed in Uyo varsity protest

  /   in Citizen Reports 4:46 pm   /   Comments

Unconfirmed report from our Citizen reporters has it that three students of the University of Uyo have been killed as a result of a protest

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Escravos GTL shutdown, by citizen Okon

  /   in Citizen Reports, News 11:35 am   /   Comments

Escravos1

Operational activities at the multi-billion naira Escravos-Gas-To-Liquid, EGTL project, has been shut down by workers in a second day of protest over demand for end of contract pay-off and other allowances.

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Mother, five family members die of suspected food poisoning

  /   in Citizen Reports 1:28 pm   /   Comments

Six members of a family, Saturday, died of suspected food poisoning at Eziama Uli,Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state.

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Building on fire at Okota, by citizen Daniel

  /   in Citizen Reports 11:07 am   /   Comments

Efforts to put out the fire

An apartment on a storey building at 12 Jemtok Avenue, Okota Lagos, Saturday morning is reported to be on fire.

According to citizen Daniel, the source of the fire was not yet confirmed as at the time of this report, but occupants of the building and other sypathisers are batling to put out the fire.

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Traffic gridlock on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, by citizen Ifeanyi

  /   in Citizen Reports 3:42 pm   /   Comments

The traffic on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Friday. Photo: Adekunle Aliyu.

Commuters have been reported stuck for hours, Friday, in an ongoing massive traffic gridlock on Apapa-Oshodi expressway.

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Day 2: Lagos flood in pictures, by citizen reporters

  /   in Citizen Reports, News 11:13 am   /   Comments

A submerged car park at Ogudu

 By John Abayomi, Deputy Online Editor Life in Lagos, Nigeria’s largest commercial centre is gradually returning to normal after Sunday’s heavy downpour and flooding that has rendered many homeless , property destroyed as death toll rises to 25. Below are  pictures by Lagosians in our citizen report initiative. Submerged park at Ogudu, by Diala-Uka Chike   …flooding at Bariga,

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More photos of Lagos flood, by citizen reporters

  /   in Citizen Reports, News 1:15 pm   /   Comments

Ijewere Street, Aguda Surulere.

After yesterday’s heavy rainfall, that left most parts of Lagos flooded, with commercial and vehicular activities paralysed, Lagosians have continued to send photos of the flood in their neighbourhood to Vanguard Online in our citizen reports initiative.

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Heavy rain floods parts of Lagos

  /   in Citizen Reports 6:29 pm   /   Comments

Lagos witnessed an unusual heavy downpour that started in the early hours of Sunday, causing massive floods in parts of the city.

According to reports by citizen George Inyang of Amuwo-Odofin, Simon of Ijesha, Surulere and Nelson of Dolphin Estate, most areas in the city were flooded with some houses almost submerged while the roads and drainages are locked down with traffic gridlock on the roads.

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Mob set robbery suspects ablaze in Warri, by citizen Adigho Marcus

  /   in Citizen Reports 2:34 pm   /   Comments

Two suspected robbers were burnt to death, Thursday, by a mob, made up of commercial motor cyclists, popularly called okada riders along Airport Road Effurun, Warri.

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Building collapses in Abuja, by citizen Daniel

  /   in Citizen Reports 12:00 pm   /   Comments

Many people were feared dead as a building collapsed at Mararaba, a boundary town between Abuja, the federal capital territory and Nasarawa state.

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Nigerian church razed in Senegal, by citizen Okey

  /   in Citizen Reports 11:35 am   /   Comments

A Nigerian church, the Universal Kingdom of God’s Church , Yoff road Dakar, Senegal, was Sunday, attacked by suspected Muslim youths in the area.

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Traffic snarl at Ajah by 6am, citizen Babatunde reports

  /   in Citizen Reports 1:18 pm   /   Comments

The traffic situation in Lagos seems to have defiled solutions.

What do you say of a traffic jam by 6am on the Lekki-Ajah area of Lagos.

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Okada knocks down man in Lagos, by citizen Alfred

  /   in Citizen Reports   /   Comments

A commercial motorcyclist popularly called okada, Sunday, knocked down a young man at Iba, along Badagry road in Lagos.

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How can we curb the rising spate of road accidents?

  /   in Citizen Reports 11:29 am   /   Comments

 TRAGEDY struck in Enugu and Oyo states yesterday as 46 persons died in separate auto accidents. Among the deceased were four discharged members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, who were returning to their homes after the national service. Daily, reports abound on how lots of innocent lives have been lost through these otherwise preventable

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UTME 2011: JAMB’s biometric machine not reliable, by Haleemah

  /   in Citizen Reports 9:37 am   /   Comments

A total of 1, 493, 603 candidates who registered for the 2011 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, will be sitting for the examination across the country today. However, Vanguard gathered that due to acute shortage of spaces, only about 20 per cent of qualified candidates will  be offered admission, into the about 117 universities in the

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Kerosene now sells for N80/litre in Makurdi, by citizen Olowo Emmanuel

  /   in Citizen Reports 3:39 pm   /   Comments

Early this morning, we woke up to the news that kerosene was now available at the NNPC mega station at the Federal Low Cost Housing estate,  North Bank, Makurdi , Benue state.  When I got there, I met a long queue. But I was happy that  atleast kerosene is now available though, not at the government approved price of N5o/litre, It

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Abuja Police HQ blast: Insecurity of the highest order, by Citizen Austin Oji

  /   in Citizen Reports 2:23 pm   /   Comments

Photo: Citizen Moindimi

Below are reports by witnesses of the Abuja Police Hqtrs’ blast. Insecurity of the highest order,  by Citizen Austin Oji This is insecurity of the highest order in the country. If the  force headquarters could be torched. The Commander-in-chief should wake and tackle this mess. He is our chief security officer and  is expected to

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Now you can report news as it breaks near you!

  /   in Citizen Reports 10:58 am   /   Comments

Vanguard invites its numerous readers to be part of our citizen journalism initiative.
You can send us stories that are happening where you are.

Read More →