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  • US withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council

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  • Tourist ferry sinks: 192 may have drowned

    The Sinar Bangun tourist ferry had a maximum capacity of 60. But as the sun began to set on Monday evening, more than 200 people are thought to have crammed aboard the small, rickety vessel to make the 40-minute journey across Lake Toba, on the Indonesian province of North Sumatra. […]

  • APC convention: Abia faction threatens Oyegun with contempt of court charge

    By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA'AHEAD of APC national convention, a faction of the party in Abia State has threatened the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun with contempt charges for defying a court order to conduct the state congress of the party but instead, he went ahead to inaugurate Hon Donatus Nwankpa as stateRead MoreThe post APC convention: Abia faction threatens Oyegun with contempt of court charge appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • Lai Mohammed charges CBN to spur more actions in e-payment sector

    Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has challenged the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to spur more actions in the electronic payment system to fully exploit the potentials of the sector in economic growth and development.The post Lai Mohammed charges CBN to spur more actions in e-payment sector appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • Incessant killings: Why herdsmen, farmers clashes persist ' Gov. Masari

    Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has on Tuesday said the persistence and incessant clashes between the herdsmen and farmers mostly hinges on encroachment on areas of land reserved for grazing by farmers and consequent encroachment on farms by breeders.The post Incessant killings: Why herdsmen, farmers clashes persist Gov. Masari appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • Herdsmen attacks as trigger to famine

    The threat of massive famine in 2018 and 2019 is becoming a reality to those close to Nigeria's farmlands. In the past, food shortages had occurred on account of unfavourable weather or pest infestation. Low rainfall or excessive flooding as well as locust attacks had in the past also resulted in low food productivity.The post Herdsmen attacks as trigger to famine appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • North Korea to hold mass games for first time in five years, tour group says

    North Korea will hold its famous Mass Games for the first time in five years in September, a Western-run tour group told CNN. […]

  • NCC to showcase Nigeria's SMEs, Innovators @ ITU Telecom World 2018

    Considering the fact that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs and start-ups are critical drivers of economic growth, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, said it has seen the need for them to participate in this year's International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World which holds in Durban, South Africa in September.The post NCC to showcase Nigeria's SMEs, Innovators @ ITU Telecom World 2018 appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • Anti-grazing comments: Ortom asks Defence Minister to apologise

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has asked Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to apologise to Nigerians for demanding the suspension of anti-grazing law, saying there should be caution by those in government as regards farmers-herders crisis.The post Anti-grazing comments: Ortom asks Defence Minister to apologise appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • Intersociety releases names of 150 pro-Biafra activists allegedly killed, wounded by Army

    NNEWI'INTERNATIONAL Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, Intersociety yesterday, released the names of 150 pro-Biafra activists allegedly massacred by the Nigerian Army.The post Intersociety releases names of 150 pro-Biafra activists allegedly killed, wounded by Army appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • ISIS secret entry: Nigeria'll contend threats to peace ' FG

    ABUJA'THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it was not unaware of possible infiltration of Nigeria by members of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, but vowed that it was ready to contend them.The post ISIS secret entry: Nigeriall contend threats to peace ' FG appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • Positive Economic outlook in Edo increases investor traffic, pushes air fares by 1.04%

    The prevailing investment-friendly environment in Edo State, resulting from a series of reforms embarked upon by the Godwin Obaseki administration, to open up the state to private sector investment is impacting on air transportation, stretching airlines to their limit.The post Positive Economic outlook in Edo increases investor traffic, pushes air fares by 1.04% appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • Presidency approves special funding for counter-terrorism war

    THE Presidency has approved a new special funding for the ongoing counter-terrorism fight in the country. The post Presidency approves special funding for counter-terrorism war appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • What are the solutions to Apapa gridlock' (3)

    The road should be repaired and expanded. The stategovernment should regulate the heavy trucks.The post What are the solutions to Apapa gridlock' (3) appeared first on Vanguard News. […]

  • Niger Delta mothers protest harassment of Patience Jonathan

    Hundreds of Niger Delta women, yesterday, marched to Government House, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to protest what they termed the incessant harassment of former first lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCCThe post Niger Delta mothers protest harassment of Patience Jonathan appeared first on Vanguard News. […]