Afghan leader: Taliban peace deal 'when, not if'

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a joint press conference with Secretary General of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg (unseen) at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on November 6, 2018. - NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on November 6 Afghanistan's chances for peace were "greater now" than...

Niniola at the Human Radio Concert

Niniola and her dance...

Buhari signs N371.5bn FCT 2018 budget, four other bills into law

President BuhariPRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the N371,532,518,887 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Appropriation Bill, 2018 and four others passed and transmitted to him by the National Assembly. The FCT Act allows aggregate capital and recurrent Expenditure of N371, 532,518,887 up to the financial year ending December 31, 2018. Presidential...

Hijab: Tension at UI-owned school

Ibadan – There was palpable tension on Monday at the International SchooI Ibadan (ISI) as the institution suspended its morning Assembly following the appearance of some pupils in hijab.Kids with hijab The wearing of hijab is contrary to the dress code of the school which was established...

Gov Lalong cautions against spread of false information

Governor Simeon Lalong GOVERNOR Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has advised citizens of the state to avoid unnecessary incitement and spreading of false information that would give the wrong impression as if nothing is being done to address the plight of the victims of the recent crises in the...

Martial, Pogba and Mendy out of France’s key Nations League match

Premier League stars Anthony Martial, Paul Pogba and Benjamin Mendy will miss France’s key Nations League fixture against the Netherlands and the Uruguay friendly through injury, the French Football Federation (FFF) announced on Monday. France’s defender Samuel Umtiti celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the Russia...

We’ve delivered on our mandates in power, works, housing sectors ―...

Babatunde FasholaTHE Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Monday, said his Ministry has delivered on its mandate in the Power, Works and Housing sectors. This is even as he announced the completion of the Zik Mausoleum in Onitsha. Fashola stated this in Abuja when he addressed newsmen on...

Onyeama to lead Nigerian delegation to 11th Extraordinary Session of AU

Abuja – Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, will lead the Nigerian delegation to the 11th Extraordinary Session of the African Union, scheduled to hold between Nov. 14 and Nov.18 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.President Buhari with Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi, Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano,...

Wedding: Linda Ejiofor And Ibrahim Suleiman

The tinsel stars, Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman, are married!  #iSquared18 definitely left us all wishing to find the one. The beautiful bride shared moments from the lovely wedding via her Instagram page. Read More: Linda Ejiofor Is Engaged   View this post on Instagram   8th November 2018... 3 down 1 to go My Approved @ibrahimsuleimanofficial...

Court Remands Togolese Cook In Prison Over Murder Of Boss —...

A Lagos State Magistrate Court sitting in Igbosere on Monday remanded a 22-year-old Togolese cook, Sunday Adefonou Anani, in prison over the alleged murder of his boss, Opeyemi Badamosi Chairman of Credit Switch Technology.Chief Magistrate Mrs O.O Oshin ordered that Anani be kept in custody pending the release of...

Residents applaud UNICEF, State government in Sokoto

SOME people of Yabo Local government area of Sokoto State have expressed their satisfaction in the ongoing immunisation of children between the age of 0- 59 months, taken place in their local government and some others in the state. They told our correspondent who visited the town to monitor the...

Pinnick Dismisses FIFA Leaks As Hopeless, Weak Documents

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has dismissed the so –called Football Leaks in which some persons who illegally hacked into private and official emails of FIFA personnel have been ‘releasing’ documents with the sole aim of impacting negatively on the image of the world football...

Chelsea’s Hazard happy but tired

Eden Hazard may be feeling the effects of a gruelling schedule but the Belgium midfielder has insisted he is still enjoying life at Chelsea. HazardArsenal Vs Wolves : How Mkhitaryan strike earned Arsenal home 1-1 draw The 27-year-old Hazard starred as Belgium finished an impressive third at...

Federal Government distributes mills to end farmers/herdsmen clashes

Chief Audu Ogbe Minister of AgricultureMills By Ginika Okoye The Federal Government has commenced distribution of cattle feed mills and rice milling machines to increase local rice production and end farmers/herdsmen clashes across the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said the move was also to use...

Appeal Court adjourns case against Dayo-led exco

THE Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan on Monday adjourned the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party against the party’s executive led by Chief Adebayo Dayo till November 20, 2018, after striking out the motion for extension of time within which to appeal which he filed on the...

Chidinma Buys Her Mum A Home

Chidinma acquires...

Just In: Teleology takes over 9Mobile, Nasiru Ado Bayero heads board

Teleology takes over 9Mobile, appoints new boardTeleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero. Stephane Beuvelet will serve as the acting managing director, according to a statement by Mohammed Edewor, a new...

Court Vacates Order Restraining Benue Assembly Speaker, Others From Sitting

File photo  A Makurdi High Court on Monday vacated an interim order restraining the Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, and 21 other members from holding sittings at the assembly complex. The Chief Judge of Benue State, Justice Aondover Kaka’an, vacated the order while ruling...

African Princess Became a Wealthy Owner (by Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson) African...

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Liverpool striker, Sturridge charged with breaching betting rules

Daniel Sturridge Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been...

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Educationists have encouraged parents to deploy physical activities as a creative way of engaging children to achieve good health and prevent sedentary lifestyle. Dolapo Fatoki, head of school at Greensprings School, Ikoyi Campus, stated this against the backdrop of the long term negative impact of uncontrolled screen time on...

News Express Names Speakers for 6th Anniversary Lecture

News Express News Express Names Speakers for 6th Anniversary Lecture Three eminent Nigerians have joined the list of speakers at the News Express 6th Anniversary Lecture & Economic Forum holding next week Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at the main hall of Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos. They are the Honourable...

Death toll in California wild fire hits 31

California fire razes carsPhoto:BBC/EPA The death...

NIS Hosts Immigration Conference In Maiduguri

Mohammed-Babandede-NIS Immigration boss NIS Hosts Immigration Conference In maiduguriThe 2018 Comptroller General Annual Conference commences in Maiduguri the Borno State capital from today 12th -14th November, 2018. The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Muhammad Babanded MFR, stated that the choice of Maiduguri to host the conference was deliberate to...

States Yet To Sign LGs Autonomy Bill Are People’s Enemy

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described state governments still opposing the Local Government autonomy Bill already passed by the National Assembly as enemies of the people at the grassroots.The former President maintained that there would not be any meaningful grassroots development unless the Bill is assented to by the...

NPS Register 35 Prison Inmates for NECO Exam in Ogun

Awaiting Trial inmate in Prison NPS Register 35 Prison Inmates for NECO Exam in Ogun The Nigerian Prisons Service NPS, Ogun State Command has registered 35 inmates drawn from three of the six prisons in the state for 2018 National Examination Council (NECO) The inmates who are registered to sit for subjects...

23 Nigerian women die everyday of preventable cervical cancer – Prof...

By Dayo Adesulu Former Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Professor Olalekan Abudu has disclosed that cancer of the cervix kills 23 Nigerian women every day, adding that the disease is preventable. The former provost of the College of Medicine,...

Buhari expresses frustration about looted funds — Nigeria — The Guardian...

President Muhammadu Buhari delivers an address on “Illicit Financial Flows & Corruption: The Challenge of Global Governance”, at the opening ceremony of the Paris Peace Forum held at the Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris on Sunday, November 11, 2018. PHOTO: TWITTER/NIGERIAN PRESIDENCY Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said his frustration...

Road accident claims 36 lives in Ondo

A ghastly motor accident The Federal...

VIDEO: Iranian Shi’ites threaten to overthrow Buhari over Zakzaky

A group of Iranians have threatened to overthrow the government of President Muhammadfu Buhari in order to secure the release of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN).Zakyzaky has been in detention since December 2015 when his followers clashed with some soldiers in Zaria, Kaduna state.The...

Police Nab One-Chance Robbers in Abuja

Bala Ciroma FCT Police Commissioner Police Nab One-Chance Robbers in AbujaIn furtherance with the effort of the FCT Police Command to rid the Federal Capital Territory of the menace of “one chance” robbery, operatives of the Command Anti-One Chance Squad have recorded a major breakthrough with the arrest of two...

I have a dream of a new Nigeria – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Solid Minerals and Education Dr Oby Ezekwesili has said that she has a dream for a new Nigeria. Dr. Oby Ezekwesili said this during the formal unveiling of her roadmap to lift 80 million Nigerians out of poverty and unlock prosperity for every Nigerian family on Monday.Dr....

Madrid confirm Solaris as manager

Santiago Solari: confirmed as Madrid managerInterim Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari was appointed permanent coach on Monday after overseeing a startling upturn in the European champions’ fortunes since he stepped in to replace Julen Lopetegui. “Everything is in order. Real Madrid have worked out his contract and there are no...

OAU wins FirstBank-sponsored Ethics Challenge 

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has won the national finals of the 2018 Ethics Challenge of the CFA Society Nigeria sponsored by FirstBank of Nigeria Limited. OAU emerged winner ahead of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and University of Nigeria (UNN), who came second and third respectively.

Simi Declares Love For Adekunle Gold

Simi and Adekunle Gold Music sensation...

Solari officially gets Real Madrid coaching job

Santiago Solari’s appointment as Real Madrid’s permanent manager has been approved by the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF), a spokesman told Reuters news agency. Santiago Solari will be the club’s coach until 2020. The 42-year-old Argentine has led the team to four wins in four games since replacing Julen Lopetegui at...

You‘re not going to vote in 2019, Buhari tells Diaspora Nigerians

By Johnbosco AgbakwuruABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Paris, France, has told Nigerians outside the shores of the country that they will not participate in the 2019 general elections.EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIAThe President also heaped the dwindling fortune of the...

Only Trained Leaders Can Envision Appropriate Future For Lagos Civil Service...

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said only strong and trained leaders can envision the right and appropriate future for the state civil service.The governor spoke while declaring open four –day training workshop on, “Leadership Development and Organisational Effectiveness,” for labour leaders in Lagos, held in Ikeja, Lagos.Ambode...

Obasanjo accuses state governments of incapacitating, stealing LG funds

By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA- Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo Monday  came hard on state governors who were opposing Local Government autonomy ,accusing them of incapacitating the councils financially.   SOME STATE GOVERNORSThe former President stated this while playing host members of a Non-Governmental Organisation, Friends of Democracy, at...

Over 2m Unintended Pregnancies, 735,000 Unsafe Abortions Prevented Since July 2017...

A ground-breaking international report released on Monday revealed that modern methods of contraception have prevented over two million unintended pregnancies and 735,000 unsafe abortions between July 2017 and July 2018 in Nigeria.The report also revealed that there are over 1.7 million additional users of modern contraception in Nigeria since...

INEC list: Court adjourns hearing in Ogun PDP Govenorship appeal to...

The Court of Appeal, Ibadan Division on Monday adjourned to Nov. 20, argument of applications in the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the order obtained by the Sen. Buruji Kashamu-led faction. The party appealed against the order, which directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to...

Allegri Beats Sarri To Italy’s Coach Of The Year Award

Juventus’ Italian coach Massimiliano Allegri shouts instructions during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Juventus on November 11, 2018 at the San Siro stadium in Milan.Marco BERTORELLO / AFP  Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri was on Monday presented with the Panchina d’Oro (Golden Bench) award for...

Check on Atiku’s aircraft in line with international aviation standard practice...

The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the check on former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s aircraft at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Sunday, is in line with international aviation best practices. Sirika said this in Abuja on Monday in a statement by Mr James Odaudu, Deputy Director,...

Nasri Set For Premier League Return With West Ham – Report

Manchester City’s French midfielder Samir Nasri celebrates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England. Lindsey PARNABY / AFP  Samir Nasri is in line to rejoin Manuel Pellegrini at West Ham when...

2019: Rep dismisses Kanu’s call for election boycott in South-East

IPOB leader, Nnamdi KanuRep Anayo Nnebe (PDP-Anambra), has dismissed the call by leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on the people of the South East to boycott the 2019 general elections. Nnebe, who represents Awka North/South Constituency in the House of Representatives, spoke on...

Buhari, Gambian President, CP Edgal, Vanguard’s Asst. Crime Editor bag awards...

By Evelyn Usman President Mohammadu Buhari,  his Gambian counterpart, Adama Barrow, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, CP Imohimi Edgal and Vanguard’s Assistant Crime Editor, Mrs Evelyn Usman, are among Africans  drawn from the security  and other sectors in the continent, to be honoured at the 15th edition of...

BIC reaffirms confidence on economy, deepens consumer relationship

BIC, Nigeria’s leading shave has reaffirmed its confidence in the Nigerian economy, while ensuring that it will continue to sustain its relationship with her loyal customers. The company, which is over 40 years in Nigeria, said the country with its huge population remains a major market for its...

Merkel Refuses To Be ‘Excuse’ For Lack Of Female Politicians

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a speech during festivities to mark the 100th anniversary of the introduction of voting rights for women in Germany, on November 12, 2018 at the German Historical Museum in Berlin. John MACDOUGALL / AFP  Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that her role as...

2019: Rep dismisses Kanu’s call for election boycott in South-East

Rep Anayo Nnebe (PDP-Anambra), has dismissed the call by leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB),  Nnamdi Kanu,  on the people of the South East to boycott the 2019 general elections. Nnebe, who represents Awka North/South Constituency in the House of Representatives, spoke on Monday with the Newsmen ...

Nigeria’s poverty crisis worsening and APC is to blame,  says Obi

Former governor of Anambra state and vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, says Nigeria’s poverty crisis is getting worse daily and that the ruling All Progressives Party must take the blame for the depreciation in the quality of the general well being of...

PSG’s Alleged Racial Profiling ‘Unacceptable’ – Deschamps

  France coach Didier Deschamps has attacked Paris Saint-Germain’s alleged racial profiling of players as “unacceptable and intolerable”. Last week French investigative website Mediapart claimed that the Ligue 1 club’s talent scouts operated a system of racial profiling for years. The revelations prompted the French champions to launch an immediate...

I Am A Very Natural Person – Anyafulu — Leadership Newspaper

Bridget Anyafulu is certain that leadership will never be complete if women are not playing their role. The super woman in this interview with Stellamaries Amuwa, insists that women must be allowed to work on merit for collective responsibility and collective impact.Tell us about yourselfI’m from Asaba, Oshimili south...

I stand for fiscal federalism, state police–Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that he is an advocate of fiscal federalism, stronger  state governments and state police. Osinbajo made this submission while delivering the 40th Anniversary Lecture of the Association of Friends on Monday in Lagos. The theme of the lecture is “Restructuring...

North Korea Hiding Missile Bases, US Researchers Say

  North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study released Monday has found, raising fresh doubts over US President Donald Trump’s signature foreign policy initiative. Trump has hailed his July summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as having...

I stand for state police – Osinbajo

Osinbajo Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that...

Bulgaria Set To Reject UN Migration Pact

  Bulgaria said Monday it may join other countries such as the United States, Hungary and Austria in rejecting a United Nations pact aimed at better regulating worldwide migration. The Global Compact for Migration, aimed at boosting cooperation to address the world’s growing number of migrants, is set to...

Ladoja, Aides Lose Bid To Stop Trial — Leadership Newspaper

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday dismissed a no case submissions application filed by a former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja and one of his aides, Waheed Akanbi, calling on them to open their defence on the allegations of N4.7 billion fraud brought against them...

Iran Sticking To Nuclear Deal Conditions – IAEA

  Iran has been abiding by the terms of its nuclear deal with global powers, the latest report from the UN atomic watchdog indicated Monday, days after fresh US sanctions hit the country. The International Atomic Energy Agency’s latest report showed that as of early November, Iran had been...

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