Vanguard News http://www.vanguardngr.com A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:26:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Missing Air Force crew member found alive – DHQhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/missing-air-force-crew-member-found-alive-dhq/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/missing-air-force-crew-member-found-alive-dhq/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:26:52 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=456263 The Defence Headquarters said on Wednesday that the engineer crew member of the crashed Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 helicopter earlier declared missing had been found alive.

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Buhari escapes Kaduna blast, three aides injuredhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/buhari-escapes-kadunna-blast-three-aides-injured/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/buhari-escapes-kadunna-blast-three-aides-injured/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:22:56 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=456260 General Muhammadu Buhari was almost killed in the second bomb explosion that rocked Kaduna town this afternoon in which more than 20 persons were killed.

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Bomb blast: Kaduna Govt. imposes 24-hr curfewhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/bomb-blast-kaduna-govt-imposes-24-hr-curfew/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/bomb-blast-kaduna-govt-imposes-24-hr-curfew/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:57:56 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=456256 The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday imposed a 24-hour curfew within the metropolis following an explosion that occurred in two places.

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Boko Haram not patriotic Muslims- Gambia Scholarhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/boko-haram-patriotic-muslims-gambia-scholar/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/boko-haram-patriotic-muslims-gambia-scholar/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:32:49 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=456254 A Gambian Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Omar Jasseh, has described members of Nigeria's terror sect Boko Haram and of all groups that are fighting in the name of Islam as unpatriotic Muslims.

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Second ‘bombing’ in Kaduna kills at least 17 – NEMAhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/second-bombing-kaduna-kills-least-17-nema/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/second-bombing-kaduna-kills-least-17-nema/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:30:23 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=456253 A second blast on Wednesday in Nigeria's northern city of Kaduna has killed at least 17 people, the national rescue agency said, after an earlier suicide attack in the city killed at least 25.

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25 feared killed in Kaduna suicide attackhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/explosion-hits-kaduna/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/explosion-hits-kaduna/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:48:49 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=456251 Several people were Wednesday feared dead when an explosion rocked Kaduna. The blast occurred near Kano Motel along Alkali Road, in the metropolis.

Vanguard gathered that at least 25 people were killed in the suicide attack.

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NEPAD has mandate to monitor election – Presidential aidehttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/nepad-mandate-monitor-election-presidential-aide/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/nepad-mandate-monitor-election-presidential-aide/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:11:36 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=456250 Mrs Fidelia Njeze, the Special Adviser to the President on NEPAD says NEPAD African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), has the sole mandate to monitor elections for good governance.

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Ukraine says readying sanctions against Russia over rebel supporthttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/ukraine-says-readying-sanctions-russia-rebel-support/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/ukraine-says-readying-sanctions-russia-rebel-support/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:54:39 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=456243 Ukraine's western-backed government said Wednesday that it was preparing to slap sanctions on Russia for backing pro-Moscow separatists in the ex-Soviet state.

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Algeria to host women’s U-18 and U-23 African Nations Volleyball Championshipshttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/algeria-host-womens-u-18-u-23-african-nations-volleyball-championships/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/algeria-host-womens-u-18-u-23-african-nations-volleyball-championships/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:30:41 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=456249 The Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) has announced Algeria as the host of the 2014 Girls’ U-18 African Nations Championship and the inaugural Women's U-23 African Nations Championship.

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Sokoto earmarks N 800 m to sponsor 420 students abroad-Officialhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/sokoto-earmarks-n-800-m-sponsor-420-students-abroad-official/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/sokoto-earmarks-n-800-m-sponsor-420-students-abroad-official/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:03:05 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=456244 The Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof. Musa Maitafsir, said this in Sokoto when he spoke to 121 Masters' Degrees students leaving for the Islamic University of Uganda.

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