EndSARS Protest: Ondo Senator promises to rebuild Police Area Command, others

Senator Nicholas Tofowomo Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District, has promised to rebuild the Police Area Command and the Divisional Police Headquarters buildings in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State. The buildings, alongside Okitipupa LGA Secretariat, Okitipupa Oil Palm Company  and others were burnt on Oct. 22, 2020, by hoodlums who hijacked the …

ROYAL JABS: Alaafin works out with a punching bag

https://www.vanguardngr.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/WhatsApp-Video-2020-10-31-at-15.43.28.mp4 The Alaafin of Oyo, His Royal Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, throwing jabs at a punching bag, as the royal father, who is also an avid boxing fan keeps fit. Tha Alaafin who recently clocked 82 years old, looked every part a professional boxer, as he retained the same intensity throughout the video. Vanguard The post ROYAL JABS: Alaafin …

Kidnapping: 22 kidnapped in mosque, hospital in Nasarawa

By David Odama LAFIA–NO Fewer than 22 persons have been kidnapped  within one week in Nasarawa state. Out of the number, 17 were kidnapped while praying in a mosque in Toto local government, four in lafia and one in Nasarawa local government of Nasarawa state. Latest in the series is the invasion of a private hospital …

We‘re ready to confront FG on true federalism, militarisation of our communities- Ijaw youths

Students of the Ijaw National Academy, Bayelsa state. By Samuel Oyadongha, Yenagoa IJAW youths from across the Niger Delta weekend their readiness to confront the federal government over the region’s demand for resource control in line with the practice of true federalism and the continued militarisation of Ijawland and the Niger Delta communities. Rising from a consultative meeting held …

Gbajabiamila moots amendments to federal character laws

The need to review the extant definition of federal character in the Nigerian constitution has become more pertinent, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila said on Saturday. According to him, as presently defined in the constitution, federal character is at variance with the nation’s realities as it limits national opportunities to …

How we lost 2 pregnancies due to torture in SARS custody ― Couple

By Onozure Dania, Lagos A Couple who were tortured and lost two pregnancies, yesterday narrated their ordeal with the SARS, to the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for Victims of Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS Related Abuses and other Matters. The couple Mr Okuchukwu Obiechina and Mrs Ndubisi Obiechina told the nine-panel that they were …

Annie Okonkwo denies joining Anambra guber race

By Nnamdi Ojiego Senator Annie Okonkwo has denied joining Anambra State governorship race. It was reported that the Senator who represented Anambra Central in the Senate would participate in the Anambra governorship race. But Okonkwo in a statement expressed dissatisfaction over the misleading reports. He said:“My attention has been drawn to some reports in the media …

20,000 jobs for Cross River youths will ease restiveness – IPAC

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River. By Emma Una THE directives by the governor of Cross River State,  Senator Ben Ayade that  local governments and civil service commission should  employ twenty thousand youths into  the state work force  would ease restiveness and boost the state’s economy. Mr Paddy Ally, the state Chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council,  …