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 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:00:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 APC will fix Nigeria, say Tambuwal, Oyegun, Buhari, othershttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/apc-will-fix-nigeria-say-tambuwal-oyegun-buhari-others/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/apc-will-fix-nigeria-say-tambuwal-oyegun-buhari-others/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:00:19 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=471341 National Chairman of All Progressive Congress, APC, Mr. John Oyegun yesterday re-echoed the determination of the party to relaunch Nigeria onto the path speedy development and greatness.

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Mother of four docked for stealing N15mhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/mother-four-docked-stealing-n15m-2/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/mother-four-docked-stealing-n15m-2/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:46:26 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=471327 Lagos— A 36-year-old mother of four, Ebele Okeke, was yesterday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, for allegedly stealing N15 million under false pretence.

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Man, 32, commits suicide over N1,000 thefthttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/man-32-commits-suicide-n1000-theft/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/man-32-commits-suicide-n1000-theft/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:00:31 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=471322 ABAKALIKI—A 32-year-old man, Mr. Simon Mbam, of Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has committed suicide after he was tortured by some villagers for allegedly stealing N1,000 from a shop in the market.

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Panic at MMIA as Ebola victim arrives Nigeriahttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/panic-mmia-ebola-victim-arrives-nigeria/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/panic-mmia-ebola-victim-arrives-nigeria/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:41:18 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=471337 There was panic yesterday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos as a Nigerian, who had already been cured of Ebola Virus Disease in Sierra Leone arrived aboard Royal Air Maroc.

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Herdsman kills friend for sleeping with wifehttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/herdsman-kills-friend-sleeping-wife/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/herdsman-kills-friend-sleeping-wife/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:40:58 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=471331 ABEOKUTA—A Magistrate’s Court sitting at Isabo, Abeokuta, Ogun State, yesterday, remanded a herdsman, Mohammed Ibrahim, in prison custody for allegedly killing his friend, Abdullahi Saliu, for sleeping with his (Ibrahim) wife.

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Nigerians in diaspora caution Jega over 30,000 polling unitshttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/nigerians-diaspora-caution-jega-30000-polling-units/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/nigerians-diaspora-caution-jega-30000-polling-units/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:32:44 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=471320 NIGERIANS resident in the United States of America, have called on the Chairman of Independent Electoral Commission,INEC, Prof Atahiru Jega to accept professional recommendations and legislative disapproval on the use of the newly created 30. 000 polling units during the 2015 general elections.

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Mechanic allegedly abducts, rapes 13-yr-old girl for 5 dayshttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/mechanic-allegedly-abducts-rapes-13-yr-old-girl-5-days/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/mechanic-allegedly-abducts-rapes-13-yr-old-girl-5-days/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:20:47 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=471325 A Lokoja senior magistrate's court has remanded a 28-year-old mechanic, Abdulkadir Salihu, in prison custody for allegedly abducting and raping a teenage girl for five days.

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Fall in oil price, blessing for Nigeria, says National Planning Ministerhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/fall-oil-price-blessing-nigeria-says-national-planning-minister/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/fall-oil-price-blessing-nigeria-says-national-planning-minister/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:15:33 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=471298 Minister of National Planning, Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman, has described the fall in the international price of oil as a blessing in disguise for Nigeria, assuring that the development would impact positively on the country’s economy

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Lack of parliamentary books affects legislative process—Ekweremaduhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/lack-parliamentary-books-affects-legislative-process-ekweremadu/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/lack-parliamentary-books-affects-legislative-process-ekweremadu/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:13:28 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=471297 DEPUTY Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has said that the dearth of reference materials on legislative processes was a setback to the performance and development of legislative practice in Nigeria and the entire African continent.

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SON arrests 25, shuts two factories over substandard goods in Onitshahttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/son-arrests-25-shuts-two-factories-substandard-goods-onitsha/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/son-arrests-25-shuts-two-factories-substandard-goods-onitsha/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:00:55 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=471305 The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, yesterday shut two factories and a shop for allegedly producing and selling substandard goods in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State, and arrested 25 suspects.

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