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Breaking: Police rescue kidnapped Fouani brothers in Lagos

Breaking: Police rescue kidnapped Fouani brothers in Lagos

By Esther Onyegbula The Managing Director, Fouani Company, a prominent representative of LG and Hisense, Mohamed Fouani who was kidnapped alongside two Lebanese, the boat captain and his assistant have been rescued. The five of them were rescued late on monday night in Orugbo Iddo area of Lagos by the Lagos state Marine Police with […]
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Toxic ship: FG fines  owners $1m

Toxic ship: FG fines owners $1m

The Federal Government has slammed a fine of $1 million on owners of the ship, M.V Marevia, that brought in two containers of toxic materials.

Meanwhile, the Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, has written to the State Security Service, SSS, informing the Service of the need to take action against importers of the offensive cargo, (names with held).

Arepo Explosions: NNPC officials aiding, abetting vandals – Amosun

Arepo Explosions: NNPC officials aiding, abetting vandals – Amosun

…As 3 more bodies recovered *Pipeline vandalisation, a big business—DPR
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Sunday, accused officials of National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, of conniving with vandals to wreak havoc on the country’s economy through pipeline vandalism.

Insecurity, corruption bane of Africa’s underdevelopment – Obasanjo

Insecurity, corruption bane of Africa’s underdevelopment – Obasanjo

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has identified corruption, insecurity and infrastructure decay as major problems confronting the African continent.

Obasanjo said this at the inauguration of newly-established Africa Institute, Valparaiso University, Indiana, USA.

The former president spoke as the convener of the Save Nigeria group, even as SNG, Pastor Tunde Bakare, yesterday accused him of allegedly returning the country to the path of corruption.

Boko Haram leader caught in former Rep’s house

Boko Haram leader caught in former Rep’s house

Another breakthrough came the way of security agents in their confrontation with members of the dreaded Jamaatu Ahlil Sunna Lidawati wal Jihad, otherwise known as Boko Haram, with the arrest of one of the sect’s suspected leaders, Hassan Pagi BUKAR, in the residence of a 2003-2007 member of the House of Representatives (names withheld).

50 feared dead in Ogun pipeline explosion

50 feared dead in Ogun pipeline explosion

Note: Story contains graphic photo some may find offensive.
Over 50 suspected vandals were, yesterday, feared dead in an explosion that rocked the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,NNPC, pipeline at Arepo village, Owode, Ogun State.

Sunday Vanguard gathered that the explosion came following a fire which was sparked off by some vandals who stormed the creeks by boat to siphon fuel from the NNPC pipeline.

2015: There ‘ll be grave consequences for Nigeria if Jonathan runs

2015: There ‘ll be grave consequences for Nigeria if Jonathan runs

Apostle Johnson Suleman is the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministry, one of the leading new generation churches in the country today. The church located along the Auchi-Abuja road in Auchi, Edo state is another Mecca in Nigeria as people from all over the world throng the giant edifice to see him. As a result, it was not easy for Saturday Vanguard to track down the man of God for this interview due to his very busy schedule.

Court sacks Oyinlola as PDP National Secretary

Court sacks Oyinlola as PDP National Secretary

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, Friday, sacked the National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, from office.

OYERINDE: Oshiomole calls for DIG, CP’s sack

OYERINDE: Oshiomole calls for DIG, CP’s sack

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and the Police were, yesterday, locked in a battle of words over the alleged shabby investigation into the murder of his private secretary, Olaitan Oyerinde.

FG orders return of toxic ship to UK

FG orders return of toxic ship to UK

The Federal Government, yesterday, vowed to place heavy sanctions on the e-waste ship that was arrested on Wednesday. It also ordered that the toxic wastes laden containers on board the ship, MV Marivia Monrovia, be shipped back to the port of origin in the U.K.

This came after security operatives at the Tin-Can Island Port concluded examination on the two offensive containers bearing the e-wastes.