FOUNDING Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, has told Vanguard exclusively that his return to the country was not because he had been offered any job or because he was in search of one.Read More
The legal team of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commenced work on the report of investigations into the alleged N2.3 billion car purchase scam against the leadership of the House of Representatives with a view to charging them to court.Read More
THE leadership of Peoplesâ€™ Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, again put off its National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting slated for Thursday. This time, the postponement was for an indefinite period.Read More
Following Vanguardâ€™s exclusive report last week of the American governmentâ€™s threat to dump its support and mobilise the international community against supporting President Goodluck Jonathan if he decides to contest the 2011 elections unless culprits in the $190 million Halliburton scandal were brought to book, the Presidency has ordered the immediate prosecution of all the eight suspects indicted by the Halliburton scandal with the amount now put at $198million.Read More
PRESIDENT of the Nigerian Institute of Builders, Mr.Dachallam Jambol, in Asaba, Detla State, yesterday blamed government for the frequent collapse of buildings across the country, adding that the lack of political will to enforce the Building Code was doing more harm than good to the building industry.Read More
As scheming for the position of INEC Chairmanship hots up, some interest groups opposed to the candidature of Malam Bukhari Bello may have perfected plots to prevent him from getting the top job.
Vanguard had exclusively reported last week, that Bello, baring any last minute change of mind by the Presidency, was to be named substantive INEC chairman.
The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, yesterday, stressed that over 70 per cent of the masses live below poverty line, which is basically caused by the mismanagement and misappropriation of funds and has seen the rundown of the Nigerian economy.Read More
Five months after a Lagos High Court awarded a N100 million damages against the Nigerian Navy and Rear-Admiral Harry Arogundade for assaulting Miss Uzoma Okere, the court has ordered the judgment-debtors to pay the debt into an interest-yielding account until their appeal was determined at the appellate court.Read More
THE embattled Deji of Akure, Oba Oluwadare Adepoju, has been dragged before an Akure High Court by his wife, Olori Bolanle, to seek redress over the defence put up by the Deji.Read More
Coach Lars Lagerback says the Super Eagles showed in their game against North Korea that they can do without Mikel Obi.
Lagerback, in his appraisal after the friendly match in Pretoria Sunday night, x_rayed the midfield and the entire game plan that earned him his first victory with the team.
For a graduate of the Abacha School of Torture who by self-avowal had been through the valley of the shadow of death, it was both natural and not asking too much to expect that he would be different. True Obasanjo has not been shown to manage a killer squad, but his military past seems to have clung to him so much that he abhorred opposition, especially where such opposition displayed sufficient know-how that called into question Babaâ€™s know-it-all tendencies.Read More
THE present Board of the Nigeria Football Association, NFA, is famous for its greed and guile, but its unpatriotic bearing is the latest acquisition of a self-serving body.Read More
Nigeriaâ€™s defender Joseph Yobo, who captained the Super Eagles in their clash with North Korea, says the whole team must take responsibility for the slip which made them concede a goal in the match.Read More
Eaglesâ€™ striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni yesterday lamented the absence of midfielder John Obi Mikel who was forced out of the World Cup by the knee injury he suffered during the course of the premier league season.Read More
President Goodluck Jonathan will give a pep talk to the Super Eagles in their camp ahead of their encounter with Argentina on June 12, Nigeriaâ€™s High Commissioner to South Africa, retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, has said.Read More