Vanguard News http://www.vanguardngr.com Latest updates from Nigeria, including business, politics, entertainment, fashion, health, technology, naija lifestyle Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:55:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Tunisian president slashes salary by two-thirdshttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/tunisian-president-slashes-salary-two-thirds/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/tunisian-president-slashes-salary-two-thirds/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:55:06 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=441639 Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki announced on Friday his decision to voluntarily take a two-thirds pay cut as the government grapples with a financial situation it has described as "critical."

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‘Abduction of school girls, a setback for girl-child education’http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/abduction-school-girls-setback-girl-child-education/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/abduction-school-girls-setback-girl-child-education/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:13:46 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=441638 The Foundation for the Victims of Child Abuse, (VCAF), has warned that the abduction of school girls could discourage parents from embracing girl-child education.

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At least 58 killed in attack on UN base in South Sudanhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/least-58-killed-attack-un-base-south-sudan/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/least-58-killed-attack-un-base-south-sudan/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:58:34 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=441637 JUBA- At least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in Thursday’s attack on a UN base in South Sudan sheltering thousands of displaced civilians, a UN official said. “Forty-eight bodies, including children, women, men, have been recovered from inside the base. The bodies of 10 attackers have been found outside the

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Ritualist beheads two-yr-old boy, rapes mother in Ogunhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/ritualist-beheads-two-yr-old-boy-rapes-mother-ogun/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/ritualist-beheads-two-yr-old-boy-rapes-mother-ogun/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:53:01 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=441580 ABEOKUTA —A suspected ritualist, yesterday, beheaded a two‑year‑old boy and raped his mother in a bush in Ofada town in Obafemi‑Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.

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AWO BOOK LAUNCH: You’re trivialising national security, Yoruba leaders tell PDPhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/awo-book-launch-youre-trivialising-national-security-yoruba-leaders-tell-pdp/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/awo-book-launch-youre-trivialising-national-security-yoruba-leaders-tell-pdp/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:40:59 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=441579 LAGOS—EMINENT Yoruba leaders yesterday berated the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, for linking the recent bomb blast in Abuja to the All Progressives Congress, APC, noting that issues of national security should not be trivialised on the alter of politics.

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Jonathan reschedules meeting with governors on security mattershttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/jonathan-reschedules-meeting-governors-security-matters/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/jonathan-reschedules-meeting-governors-security-matters/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:07:20 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=441623 The expanded National Security Council meeting with all State governors summoned by President Goodluck Jonathan has been rescheduled for April 23.

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Chelsea can cope with double bid, says Cechhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/chelsea-can-cope-double-bid-says-cech/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/chelsea-can-cope-double-bid-says-cech/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:28:42 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=441621 Petr Cech insists Chelsea can cope with the demands of challenging for a Premier League and Champions League double as the Blues face Sunderland at the start of an eight-day period that could define their season.

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How DPO raped me in detention—Sales girlhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/dpo-raped-detention-sales-girl/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/dpo-raped-detention-sales-girl/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:15:57 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=441578 LAGOS — Trouble is brew-ing at a police division, Lagos Island following claims by a mother of two that she was raped by the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, while in detention at the station.

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Easter Celebrations: LAGBUS offers free bus rides to Lagos residentshttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/easter-celebrations-lagbus-offers-free-bus-rides-lagos-residents/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/easter-celebrations-lagbus-offers-free-bus-rides-lagos-residents/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:11:25 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=441636 The Lagos State Government on Thursday announced that residents of the state would enjoy free bus rides on Easter Monday, on its LAGBUS Asset Management Ltd buses.

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Malaysian Muslims protest against Obama visithttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/malaysian-muslims-protest-obama-visit/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/04/malaysian-muslims-protest-obama-visit/#comments Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:01:05 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=441635 About 100 Malaysian Muslim activists protested Friday outside the US embassy against the coming visit by President Barack Obama, denouncing him as an enemy of Islam.

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