COVID-19 has exposed Nigeria’s Sexual Violence Menace: OpEd

By Mike Lawal (Guest Writer) She was only nine years old when she walked into the consultation room with her outraged mother, a neighbour and a police officer. With eyes filled with...

7 suspected land speculators may cough out N60m as damages if found guilty

By Nwabueze Okonkwo Seven persons currently standing trial at an Ogidi High Court No. 3 in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State for allegedly embarking on multiple sales of some...

Ohaneze talks tough, wants Buhari to address genuine agitations of Igbo

  Ohaneze Ndigbo has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to address genuine agitations of Igbo       Vanguard News Related ...

Police arrest man, 54, for defiling 12-year-old-girl in Ogun

James Ogunnaike, Abeokuta Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 54-year-old man, Niyi Omowodun, a resident of Ejigun Agbede Itele Ota in Ado-Odo local government area of the state...

Debo Adesina, 40 others make Buhari’s list of non-career ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari By Henry Umoru – Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sent names of forty- one non-career ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for screening and subsequent confirmation. The list, selected from...

Digital switchover from analogue to generate $1.1bn ― FG

…Information Ministry targets 2m jobs in 3 years By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja The Federal Government on Wednesday said that the proposed digital switchover, DSO, in broadcasting will generate into the country’s coffers $1.1...

Court okays EFCC leave to seize 46 houses, land linked to ex-NSITF boss Olejeme

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, granted an order of interim forfeiture in relation to 46 property, including houses and parcels of land, suspected to be owned by former Chairperson,...

WFP set to assist 138m hungry people in low, middle-income countries

Says $ 4.9bn needed for 6 months operation in 83 countries  By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The United Nations World Food Programme, WFP, on Wednesday, disclosed readiness to assist 138 million hungry people...

Two feared dead as flood renders Oyo residents homeless

Ola Ajayi – Ibadan Several residents of Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State were rendered homeless when their areas were flooded during a downpour that lasted many hours on Tuesday.

14 parties nominate candidates for Edo 2020 guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said that 14 political parties submitted nominations for Edo governorship election. The commission disclosed this in a statement issued in...

Super Falcons striker, Desire Oparanozie joins French Club Dijon

By Emmanuel Okogba Super Falcons of Nigeria forward, Desire Oparanozie has been added to the books of French women’s side, Dijon Football Côte d’Or, on a two-year contract. Vanguard reports that...

Court convicts UNIILORIN student over accommodation fraud

By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN- A 19-year-old Chemistry Student of the University of Ilorin, Mr.Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi was on Tuesday sentenced to Nine months imprisonment by an Ilorin High court for allegedly defrauding...

All About Asymptomatic COVID-19 – Black Health Matters

What does it mean to be asymptomatic? SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—can produce a range of clinical manifestations. Some people who are infected never develop any symptoms at all. These patients are considered...

The 18 LGAs that may face lockdown

By David Royal The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 disclosed on Monday that it would work with state governments to see how 18 high burden local government areas can be locked...

Police parade 26-year-old man for allegedly killing mother of three over sex

NAN The Police in  Oyo State on Tuesday paraded a 26-year-old man for allegedly killing a 30-year-old mother of three who denied him sex. The suspect was one of...

NASS C’ttee can’t give us directives — Keyamo

Says lawmakers powers limited to investigations, not directive to Executive Denies walking out of C’ttee Advises States’ Selection C’ttee to go ahead with their work Threatens to quit if Buhari directs him to compromise Festus...

WhatsApp for Social Good: How Nigerians used the platform to show care during the COVID-19 lockdown

Quiet streets. Closed office buildings. Empty public spaces. This was the reality for many Nigerian cities from March 30 to May 4, 2020, during the total lockdown put in place by Nigeria’s...

RTEAN warns members against violating COVID-19 protocols

By Omeiza Ajayi National President of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria RTEAN, Comrade Eriyo Osakpamwan has warned members of the association against violating COVID-19 safety protocols in the wake...

US-based Nigerian invents equipment that detects infected lungs

By Adeola Badru A Nigerian US-based medical expert, Dr Samson Arigbamu has invented a stethoscope equipped with components capable of immediately identifying adventitious lung such as COVID-19 infected lungs that would immediately...

Lagosians groan, as failed roads cause gridlock

gridlock By Olasunkanmi Akoni MOTORISTS and residents plying the Oshodi-Apapa and Lagos Badagry Expressways were stranded, yesterday, as a result of the failed roads caused by flooding and persistent rainfall in the state. The...

Police discover Lagos well where residents siphon, sell petroleum products

The Nigerian Police By Ifeanyi Okolie Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, have discovered two wells, at Ejigbo area of Lagos State, which they said is being used...

Video: Top stories in Nigeria

  Top stories making rounds in Nigeria today from politics to economy and sports.     Vanguard News Related ...

Video: Social Media Trends in Nigeria Today

  Hot and spicy gist on Social media trends in Nigeria today reveals the most valuable artist in Nigeria and other political stories trending on social media

Barcelona midfielder Arthur to join Juventus for 72 million euros

Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo will join Juventus at the end of the current season, with Miralem Pjanic moving in the opposite direction, the two clubs announced on Monday.

Olubadan worries over serial death of Ibadan elders

Olubadan of Ibadan By Ola Ajayi, Ibadan The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1 has expressed worry over persistent cases of deaths of Ibadan elders in recent times, saying it...

INEC closes dedicated portal for parties nominations –

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday says it has closed its dedicated portal designed for political parties to submit the details of their nominations for Edo governorship election. Mr Festus...

Updated: COVID-19: FG lifts interstate travel ban, set to reopen schools

PTF on COVID-19 chairman, Boss Mustapha..positive confessions By Omeiza Ajayi The Federal Government has extended the Phase Two of the eased lockdown by four weeks, but partially lifted the ban on interstate movement. Chairman...

Buratai reiterates Army’s loyalty to Buhari

Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has reiterated that the Nigerian Army will remain loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari. He...

Buhari’s intervention saves APC, Nigeria

Comrade Issa Aremu …Says crisis in ruling party’s danger for Nigeria …Appeals to INEC to suspend Edo, Ondo election for Ajimobi By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The Labour Party (LP) Gubernatorial candidate in Kwara state in the...

Coronavirus rekindles global trade disputes

At the start of the year, U.S.-China tensions were easing after their Phase I trade deal, while Washington, Brussels, and Tokyo agreed on new global trading rules to curb subsidies. Relative...

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