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, 30 Jul 2014 00:51:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Over 25m payment cards in Nigeria at riskhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/25m-payment-cards-nigeria-risk/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/25m-payment-cards-nigeria-risk/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:51:39 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=457127 Unless quick measures are put in place, your digital wallet, particularly the payment cards which you so much treasure, may sadly be like the proverbial basket used to store water. If recent developments are anything to go by, only God will prevent hackers from being smarter than you.

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Envoy had no contact with ebola disease victim — LAGOS GOVThttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/envoy-contact-ebola-disease-victim-lagos-govt/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/envoy-contact-ebola-disease-victim-lagos-govt/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:50:12 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=457146 LAGOS—LAGOS State Government yesterday said Nigeria's Ambassador to Liberia, Mrs. Chigozie Obi-Nnadozie was not one of the persons that had contacts with the late Liberian victim of Ebola disease, Mr. Patrick Sawyer, as earlier reported, blaming official of the Federal Government for the error.

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New IGP: Jonathan, Police council settle for Suleiman Abbahttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/new-igp-jonathan-police-council-settle-suleiman-abba/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/new-igp-jonathan-police-council-settle-suleiman-abba/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:38:24 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=457155 By Kingsley Omonobi ABUJA — Indications emerged, yesterday, in Abuja, that President Goodluck Jonathan and the Police council made up of the 36 state governors and the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Mike Mbama Okiro (IGP, rtd) have settled for the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 7, Mr. Suleiman Abba as the next

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Plans underway to move tank farms from Apapa-Oshodi Road — Obanikorohttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/plans-underway-move-tank-farms-apapa-oshodi-road-obanikoro/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/plans-underway-move-tank-farms-apapa-oshodi-road-obanikoro/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:36:19 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=457184 The Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro disclosed, yesterday, in Lagos that there were plans to relocate the tank farms along the Oshodi/Apapa expressway as a way of finding a lasting solution to the unending gridlock.

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N100m LARGESSE: Our leaders cheated us — Chibok parentshttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/n100m-largesse-leaders-cheated-us-chibok-parents/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/n100m-largesse-leaders-cheated-us-chibok-parents/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:59 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=457177 The N100 million cash gift allegedly given to parents of abducted Chibok girls when they met President Goodluck Jonathan on July 22 at the Presidential Villa is now causing disquiet among the aggrieved parents.

They have reported ly cried out that they have been cheated by their community leaders in the sharing formula.

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NCS highlights Nigeria’s hurdles to building knowledge based economyhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/ncs-highlights-nigerias-hurdles-building-knowledge-based-economy/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/ncs-highlights-nigerias-hurdles-building-knowledge-based-economy/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:59:55 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=457131 If Nigeria must build its economy on the basis of knowledge and skill as prevalent in developed worlds, there are certain huddles that must be taken out of the way. These were some of the problems that 2014 Nigerian Computer Society, NCS conference which held in Enugu last week, highlighted.

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Houses of Assembly: Valour or Vanity?http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/houses-assembly-valour-vanity/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/houses-assembly-valour-vanity/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:59:26 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=457102 A few years ago, the majority of state Houses of Assembly in the country for the fear of their governors voted against the constitutional amendment granting them autonomy. It is thus puzzling that the state legislative houses have in the last few weeks commenced a series of impeachments directed at governors and deputies. From whence is the boldness?

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Impeachment: I’ll appear before probe panel —Al-Makurahttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/impeachment-ill-appear-probe-panel-al-makura/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/impeachment-ill-appear-probe-panel-al-makura/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:56:50 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=457165 Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, yesterday, said he would appear before the impeachment panel set up by the state House of Assembly, even as he described the panel as illegal.

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Rivers Police arrest man, 10-yr-old boy for witchcrafthttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/rivers-police-arrest-man-10-yr-old-boy-witchcraft/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/rivers-police-arrest-man-10-yr-old-boy-witchcraft/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:55:14 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=457162 PORT HARCOURT— The residents of Iwofe, Rumuolumeni in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State were on Monday, thrown into confusion following the apprehension of a 10-year-old boy said to have turned into a cat to witch-hunt a family in the community.

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How robbers unleashed mayhem on Bariga residents during Eid-el Fitrihttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/robbers-unleashed-mayhem-bariga-residents-eid-el-fitri/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/07/robbers-unleashed-mayhem-bariga-residents-eid-el-fitri/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:55:01 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=457161 LAGOS— Residents of Popoola and Ore-ofe Streets, in Bariga area of Lagos State are still in shock over the terror unleashed on them by dare devil robbers who invaded the area during the Eid-el Fitri celebration, Monday night.

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