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Chief Mrs Fowler: The silent achiever

Chief Mrs Fowler: The silent achiever

FOR Chief (Mrs) Leila Fowler, it is true that the roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become. Many people may know her as an educationist who owns private educational institutions like many others. Vanguard, however, looked beyond her establishment of educational institutions to select her for the Personality Of the Year Award. The choice of this silent achiever that can be best described as a virtuous woman, is best explained in the Bible book of Proverbs 31:29, which states that “many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.”

Lt General Alani Akinrinade: In celebration  of a soldier-activist

Lt General Alani Akinrinade: In celebration of a soldier-activist

IF it is possible one could conveniently describe General Julius Alani Ipoola Akinrinade as a soldier by birth and inclination, to borrow the words of Nigeria’s literary icon, Professor Wole Soyinka. But no one is born a soldier; you become a soldier either by voluntary enlistment or conscription. For Akinrinade, the former was the case. But he certainly was no ordinary, run of the mill soldier; he was a soldier who saw a lot of combat action and lived to tell the scary tales of it all.

AT Vanguard Economic Discourse:  How to rescue Nigeria, by experts

AT Vanguard Economic Discourse: How to rescue Nigeria, by experts

Economists and private sector leaders, at the third edition of the Vanguard National Economic Discourse, V-NED III, yesterday, called  for  vision-driven policy interventions that will deliver the nation from socio-economic stagnation and  fast track national development. 

Tony Elumelu : Leveraging resources of Africa  for Africa’s development

Tony Elumelu : Leveraging resources of Africa for Africa’s development

He has championed the African emergent entrepreneurship and private sector-led economic development for the continent of Africa. This has given hope to intra-African trade and economic integration which had been lacking before now and which had been the bane of the region’s economy and the clog in its wheel of progress.

Okowa, the jinx breaker straddling Delta

Okowa, the jinx breaker straddling Delta

IF there is a god of politics, then the opinionated divinity has been very generous to Senator Arthur Ifeanyi Okowa, the current Governor of Delta State, who in 2015, shattered a 25-year jinx to materialise as the fourth civilian governor of the oil-rich state.

Faces at 2016 Vanguard Personality of the Year Awards

Faces at 2016 Vanguard Personality of the Year Awards

Stunning faces of different personalities were witnessed at Vanguard personality of the year held on Saturday at Eko Hotel and suite in Lagos, Below are some photos of gorgeous personalities that graced the occasion.

Majek Fashek resurrects at Vanguard Awards night

Majek Fashek resurrects at Vanguard Awards night

Nigerian reggae legend, Majek Fashek, who disappeared from the music scene for a long time, made a stage comeback, weekend, when he performed at the annual Vanguard Personality of the Year awards.