The Director General of National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Dr Paul Orhii, has estimated drug counterfeiting as a $75 billion business annually.Read More
SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Hon. Dimeji Bankole, yesterday, pleaded with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to allow him report for interrogation at a new date to be fixed by the anti_corruption agency.Read More
THE ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may have tough nut to crack in getting members of the House of Representatives to go along with its contentious zoning formula.Read More
Former Lagos State Governor and Leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria ACN, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has called on the newly elected members of the seventh National Assembly to ensure speedy review of the 1999 constitution towards reflecting true fiscal federalism.Read More
FOLLOWING alleged surrender and subsequent death of leader of Niger Delta Liberation Force, NDLF, ‘Gen’ John Togo, five more militant leaders, yesterday, at Koko, headquarters of Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State, surrendered their arms and ammunitions to the Joint Task Force code named Operation Restore Hope, in charge of security in the region.Read More
Anambra State Branch of the Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has condemned plans by the Federal Government to spend N1 billion for the inauguration of President Goodluck Jonathan.Read More
FOR refusing to be part of President Goodluck Jonathan’s proposed Government of National Unity, GNU, a group, Forum for Purposeful Governance and Democratic Ethos, FPGDE, has commended the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, and its national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.Read More
Citibank Nigeria Limited introduced its Agency & Trust business to partners and stakeholders at an event held, yesterday, in Lagos. The Agency & Trust business provides agency and fiduciary services, including loan administration and escrow services, to support debt capital market and bank financing transactions.Read More
A detachment of personnel from Imo State Police Command, yesterday took over the State House of Assembly, following what careful watchers of political trend in the state called palpable attempt to impeach Governor Ikedi Ohakim and the House leadership.Read More
Ex-militant leader, Bibopiri Ajube, a.k.a General Shoot-at-Sight, is at daggers drawn with an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Danjuma Garba, for allegedly withdrawing four mobile policemen attached to him over his failure to sustain a N200,000 monthly welfare package.Read More
OBA Akran of Badagry Kingdom, Lagos, the Whenu Aholu Menu Toyi 1, yesterday, condemned the violent clash between the police and the army, within his kingdom, which he said have disrupted the relative peace and security of the ancient town and its environ.Read More
The Oyo State Government has de-proscribed the state Chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW).
Reacting to the move, embattled chairman of the union in the state, Alhaji Lateef Akinsola (a.k.a. Tokyo) told Vanguard yesterday that the governor was merely seeking the union’s favour at the 11th hour.
FOR its robust and effective coverage of the 2011 general elections, Vanguard Newspapers, has been nominated as one of the 11 categories of Nigerians, agencies and institutions that contributed to the success of the polls.Read More
Having obtained the go-ahead from the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, Nigeria’s only sports_specialized radio station, Sports Radio, 88.9 Brila FM has officially started broadcasting in Kaduna State.Read More
WOMEN from Ohuhu community in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State now live in fear, following incessant killing of women in the community by people suspected to be ritualists.Read More