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Bagudu: The Nigerian rice flag-bearer

On Wednesday, 21st December, 2016, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos and his Kebbi State counterpart, Governor Atiku Abubakar Bagudu (whom Ambode humorously referred to as “my business partner”), carried out an inspiring assignment together at the Conference Chamber of the Government House of Lagos State: they launched the “Lake Rice” brand for consumption in Lagos, nationwide and (with time) the world at large. Lagos offered to sell the 50 kilogramme of the product at the subsidised price of N12,000.

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Rich or poor, clean or dirty… Bedbugs can give you nightmares

CONTRARY to popular belief that bedbugs are associated with filthy and dirty homes, they are natural companions of people as they feed on human and animal blood. As long as there’s a source of blood available to them, they will happily take up residence in even the most pristine home. Bed bugs don’t care how much money you make. Being poor does not put you at greater risk of bed bugs, and having wealth does not immunize you. They hide wherever they can easily feed on blood and that is why they are brought into the house undetected through luggage, clothing, used beds and couches, and other items.

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Coconut tanker fire: Scavengers take over as angry business owners mourn their losses

FEW days after a tanker fire destroyed goods and property worth several millions of Naira at the Coconut Bus Stop in Olodi Apapa, Ajeromi Ifelodun area of Lagos, most of those affected are still in a daze as they contemplate the bleak prospect of having to start life all over from the scratch. The Sunday night fire which destroyed no fewer than 27 cars among other goods displayed by their owners for sale, was said to have been caused by petrol from a fallen tanker with registration number JTJ 422 YR.

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Osinbajo finally moves

As if he was jolted by the barrage of criticisms that had trailed his docility in the last two weeks, he has started working as the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, in the third week of his presidency in an acting capacity, engaged a different gear. Sunday Vanguard, which has been following his activities since the departure of President Muhammadu Buhari to London on medical vacation on January 19, 2017, brings you the calculated changes spearheaded by Osinbajo.

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