In this second part of General Muhammadu Buhari’s interview, he touches on the very essence of his challenge against the elite in the country.Read More
Seventy-two naira or its equivalent. That was all it cost, in those days, to give Chief Ayo Adebanjo, now a lawyer and politician, secondary education. And the education was not acquired in an unknown village school. It was at the famous CMS Grammar School, Lagos. Chief Adebanjo who will turn 83 on April 10 spoke on his childhood and political life with Bashir Adefaka.Read More
As family, friends and well wishers of the former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George, await his return on completion of his prison term on Saturday February 26, Vanguard can exclusively report that the politician regretted how some of his friends deserted him while serving his jail term.Read More
T he Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Dr Eugene Juwah, with a team of officials including the Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management, Mr. Okey Itanyi, and a host of others, last weekend, stormed Vanguard premises on a courtesy visit, where the team unveiled some of its agenda to lift the nation to the threshold of strong telecommunication countries of the world.Read More
Captain Mohammed Joji, Secretary-General of Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) in this interview with Vanguard’s Favour Nnabugwu in Kaduna penultimate Friday talks on issues bordering on the airfare, facilities at the nation’s airports, the economy, the Nigerian bomber aboard US plane and many others.Read More
For Muhammadu Buhari, this may be the last opportunity for him. Reason: In 2003 and 2007, he sought to become Nigeria’s civilian President but lost under circumstances that he still insists were not normal.Read More
Bala Buhari, former Minister of the Federal Republic and Secretary of the Northern Political Summit Group led by Chief Solomon Lar was the political adviser to the erstwhile National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.Read More
F or Ndutimi Alaibe, it is time to grab the bull by the horn. After serially scheduling interview sessions which were never held, last Tuesday presented an opportunity to finally break his silence.Read More
Union Bank interim Managing Director, Mrs Funke Osibodu had an interactive session with journalists at the Muson Centre three weeks ago. At the session, she spoke of the bank’s recapitalisation process, staff welfare and why the bank held two annual general meetings in one day in Maiduguri.Read More
Chief Ojo Maduekwe, the bicycle-riding Minister of Transport, is a true Nigerian. Born on May 6,1945, Ojo, as he is fondly called, is the Deputy Zonal Coordinator of the Jonathan/Sambo Campaign Organisation. In this interview, however, Ojo takes on the opposition and insists that they are not long-suffering.Read More
One thing that is of utmost concern to her is the sorry state of education in the country.
A former manager of the University of Lagos Bookshop and now the Managing Director of Books & Prints Ltd, Mrs. Ronke Orimalade regrets that Nigerians are acquiring degrees these days without getting educated due to the gradual death of the book-selling sector.
It has been proved time and time again that there is no stopping a man with a vision and determination. No obstacle is strong enough to stop him from achieving his set goal except death. So it was for Mr Bartram Achunike Obidiozor, the Chief Executive Officer of BB Photographers, Obosi, Anambra State, who despite his humble background, became a household name in some parts of the country.Read More
Barnabas Gemade cuts the picture of a confident individual. Having served as a former national chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), he made waves on the eve of his departure as chairman.Read More
Onyeka Onwenu (MFR), a two time Aspirant for the Local Government Chairmanship of Ideato North, Imo State is under pressure from Associates, supporters and friends, to leave the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in order to maximise her political contributions and participation in Imo State.Read More
Senator Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi emerged, last week, as Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, governorship candidate for Oyo State. For him politics is natural having been born to the family of Pa Ajimobi, a Member of the Western House of Assembly in the First Republic. Senator Ajimobi was MD, National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company before his election as Senator in 2003. He spoke to BASHIR ADEFAKA at his Ibadan residence on his life.Read More