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, 01 Oct 2014 06:50:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Happy 54th Independence Anniversaryhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/happy-54th-independence-anniversary/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/happy-54th-independence-anniversary/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:50:20 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=466580 TODAY Wednesday, October 1, 2014, marks the 54th anniversary of our independence from our colonial genitors, Great Britain. It is a moment of triumph for both countries.

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@54: Who is your Nigeria herohttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/54-nigeria-hero/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/54-nigeria-hero/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:49:01 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=466705 For every strides achieved by all well meaning nations, there are heroes who are well known for the significant roles played in relative field towards the attainment of set national goals. Today, we enjoin you to join us in naming 54 national heroes as Nigeria celebrates her 54th independence anniversary.Share the thoughts of who your

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Foreigner nabbed for possessing terrorist videos, equipmenthttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/foreigner-nabbed-possessing-terrorist-videos-equipment/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/foreigner-nabbed-possessing-terrorist-videos-equipment/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:40:02 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=466669 The military has arrested a foreign computer expert who is said to be behind the several video shots sent to online media organisation and foreign media houses.

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Synagogue disowns Emeakayi’s defence over collapsed buildinghttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/synagogue-disowns-emeakayis-defence-collapsed-building/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/synagogue-disowns-emeakayis-defence-collapsed-building/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:36:03 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=466666 LAGOS—The Synagogue Church of All Nation, SCOAN, yesterday, disowned Mr. Ken Emeakayi, over his defence on the collapsed guest house, during an interview programme on Monday, on one of the local television stations.

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2015: Why I want to be President – Buharihttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/2015-want-president-buhari/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/2015-want-president-buhari/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:33:38 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=466671 Former Head of State, and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday in Abuja formally declared his intention to seek his party’s nomination to contest next year’s presidential election, saying the country is tired of 15 years of purposeless leadership by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

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Lawmaker’s supporters beat up TV director in Ibadanhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/lawmakers-supporters-beat-tv-director-ibadan/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/lawmakers-supporters-beat-tv-director-ibadan/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:09:20 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=466686 The peaceful atmosphere in Ibadan was disturbed, yesterday, as some suspected thugs believed to be supporters of a legislator of Oyo State House of Assembly (names withheld) allegedly beat up the Director of Engineering, Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State, BCOS, Mr. Akinniyi Akinlabi.

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APC slams INEC for acting too little on illegal campaignershttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/apc-slams-inec-acting-little-late-caution-illegal-campaign/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/apc-slams-inec-acting-little-late-caution-illegal-campaign/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:00:31 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=466630 The All Progressives Congress (APC) has slammed INEC for acting too little, too late by issuing a warning on illegal public political broadcast and campaign, saying INEC's belated action is highly suspicious.

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Okorocha, Chime ask Nigerians to resist selfish politicianshttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/okorocha-chime-ask-nigerians-resist-selfish-politicians/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/okorocha-chime-ask-nigerians-resist-selfish-politicians/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:11:30 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=466676 GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, yesterday, called on Nigerians to resist attempts by unscrupulous politicians promoting religious and primodial sentiments to divide the country for personal aggrandisement as Nigeria marks her 54th Independence anniversary today.

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Shinkafi to Yari: Prove that I left empty treasuryhttp://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/shinkafi-yari-prove-left-empty-treasury/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/shinkafi-yari-prove-left-empty-treasury/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:09:53 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=466635 Former Zamfara State governor, Alhaji Shinkafi has asked his successor, Governor Abdulaziz Yari to prove his claims that he (Shinkafi) left an empty treasury and a debt of 45 billion for him

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Nyako reinstatement: Court adjourns till Oct 16http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/nyako-reinstatement-court-adjourns-till-oct-16/ http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/10/nyako-reinstatement-court-adjourns-till-oct-16/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:09:52 +0000 http://www.vanguardngr.com/?p=466631 A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till October 16, 2014 hearing in the an application, seeking to set aside the suit challenging impeachment of former Governor of Adamawa State, Mr Murtala Nyako.

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