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Anambra re-run: Transporters, Corps members abandon INEC duties in Idemili North LG

Some transporters engaged to move materials for Anambra Central re-run election in Idemili North Local Government Area,  abandoned the assignment because the part payment they were given were insufficient, Mr Ayeleso Olutope, INEC Electoral Officer said. Olutope, INEC Electoral Officer in-charge of Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra, told newsmen at Ogidi on Saturday that all materials for the election were supposed to have be moved to polling units at 5 a.m on Saturday. Olutope regretted the hitches recorded, noting that while some transporters conveyed the materials, some refused on the grounds that the part payment were insufficient for the job. He also said that some NYSC member engaged as ad-hoc workers also demanded that their stipend be paid before t...

Davido wins big at Soundcity MVP Awards

……as lamide, Davido, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid cart away major awards By Iyabo Aina The 2017 Edition of Soundcity MVP Awards which held at the Eko Convention Center, Victoria Island, Lagos, ended on Saturday morning. Davido receiving one of the Award Photo Credit: SoundCity Africa Hosted by the 2018 Big Brother Nigeria Host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the ceremony saw the likes of Olamide, Davido, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid cart away the major awards of the day. Davido, who enjoyed a spectacular year in 2017, continued this into 2018, by picking up the awards for Song of the Year, Video of the Year, and African Artist of the year. The singer came out thrice to accept his trophies and give speeches. He also gave a shout out to his new friends, Wizkid, Olamide, D’banj and Psquare See f...

Leave politics to the politicians, Buratai warns officers

Taraba – The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has issued a stern warning to all officers and soldiers in the Nigerian Army to steer clear of politics. Buratai, represented by the Commander, Infantry Corps, Maj.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, gave the warning on Saturday at the graduation ceremony of officers who underwent a Regimentation and Leadership training of the 64 RC and SSC 44 course at the 20 Infantry Battalion Serti, Taraba. Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai looks on at the headquaters of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Borno State in northcentral Nigeria, on October 4, 2017.The United Kingdom is providing expert training to the Nigerian military in helping to develop the skills necessary to tackle the terror threat of Boko Haram in North East Nige...

Trackings from Aare Ona Kakanfo Installation

Trackings from the venue of the installation of the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland ongoing at Durba Stadium in Oyo state. Are you at the venue? You can join vanguardngr.com in reporting the event live by tweeting to the following #onakakanfo, #aareonakakanfo and #ganiadams

Delta APC reiterates rejection of LGA elections

The All Progressives Congress, APC  in Delta State yesterday reiterated its rejection of the just concluded Local government elections in the State Following the announcement of the results of the last two Local Government Areas by the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC), noting that the award of three wards victories to APC in Evwreni Ward 8 , Orogun Ward 5, both in Ughelli-North Local Government Area and Abraka Ward 1 In Ethiope-East Local Government Area is an indication that the election was a sham. APC, in a statement signed by its State Chairman Prophet Jones Ode Erue, stated that “no valid elections took place in the 25 local government area of the State. Prophet Jones Ode Erue “We reject any purported victories awarded to APC in three wards of ...

Liverpool pose test of City’s bid for immortality

Pep Guardiola has urged Manchester City to underline their intention to make history this season when the runaway Premier League leaders travel to Liverpool on Sunday. Guardiola’s side have turned the title race into a lengthy coronation party after powering 15 points clear of second placed Manchester United and 18 ahead of fourth placed Liverpool. Liverpool players celebrate a goal Barring an epic collapse, City will spend the rest of the season focused on the historic implications of their remarkable campaign. If unbeaten City can leave Anfield unscathed, they will have only 15 more matches in which to avoid defeat as they aim to emulate the achievements of Arsenal in 2003-04 and Preston in 1888-89, who both went an entire top-flight season without losing. “Of course...

When you kid yourself, it’s you, that toyboy is after! – Bunmi Sofola

PULLING a toyboy is not without its set-back. An aging woman lusting after a stud must be  prepared to give back something much more than she can afford. Having a fling is one thing, but making a main meal of the desert could be taking things a bit too far on the optimism scale. Quite a number of women have had their share of toy-boys and the humiliation that goes with it. A recent victim is Mosun, Mo for short. Love gone sour She has a thriving business running a modern printing press. A couple of years ago, Boye joined her company as a production manager. He’d never been married but has had a couple of kids. And there he was, working with Mo who hadn’t had sex with her husband in months. “We scarcely communicate any more,” she shrugged the last time we had a natter about him. “Thank good...

Abuja Man Exposes How He Re-grow His Hair Naturally, Cure Baldness and Severe Hair L0ss within 14 days using a Natural Herbal Remedy

“Bald Man” . That’s how I was referred to most times in my street and area. But it was true. My bald hair was a shameful thing for me. It made me looked old, look unattractive and look unkempt like I was suffering. The bald hair did not come overnight, so let me tell you my story about how it happened: You see when I was in university, during my university days I used to have a fine, full blown dark hair that most ladies love. It was a thing of pride to me. I usually felt I had a normal hair like every other person. But the story changed… after leaving the university, once I started Youth service … I noticed that my hair used to fall off. Click Here to Get Access to the Natural Herbal Remedy that Restore Hair Growth and Cure Baldness without any hair transplant surgery...

Nigeria’s Masai Ujiri among NBA figures to decry Trump ‘shithole’ slur

The Toronto Raptors’ Nigerian president Masai Ujiri was just one NBA figure with a strong response on Friday to US President Donald Trump’s reported denunciation of immigration from ‘shithole countries.” US President, Donald Trump While Trump took to Twitter to deny using the specific term, Democratic Senator Dick Durbin insisted that the president had used such “vile, racist” language in a meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform. Ujiri, who emigrated from Nigeria to play college basketball and was named NBA Executive of the Year in 2013, told ESPN that Trump’s reported comment was unfair. “This summer, I went to Kigali, and Nairobi and Lagos, and I went to Kampala and Abidjan and Dakar and Johannesburg and I saw great cities, and great people,” Ujiri told ESPN. “...

After surviving Ebola, Adaora Okoli fights infectious diseases  

By Sola Ogundipe Dr. Adaora Okoli was once all but dead, and now she is considered a ‘hero in the field’ by Bill Gates, who gave her the distinction last Thursday for not only being one of the few survivors of the Ebola virus, but for dedicating her life to fighting it. When she recovered from Ebola in 2014, and was able at last to leave the isolation ward in Lagos, Nigeria, Okoli felt reborn with a purpose, says the MailOnLine. Ebola survivor, Dr Adaora Okoli…infected while treating one of the first Nigerian cases of the deadly virus, which killed more than 11,000 people. Okoli was infected while treating one of the first Nigerian cases of the deadly virus, which killed more than 11,000 people. She made headlines when her story emerged in 2014 and Gates said of her on...

Trump in ‘excellent health’ – White House doctor

Dr. Ronny Jackson, U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House physician, has declared the president to be in “excellent health”. “The examination went exceptionally well. The President is in excellent health and I look forward to briefing some of the details on Tuesday,” Jackson said in a statement released by the White House. Jackson’s declaration came after Trump received his first medical check-up at Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland, on Friday. Trump Trump’s mental state has become an issue of concern recently following revelations in a recent book: “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House”, written by Michael Wolff. The book, which has sparked sharp criticisms among Trump’s opponents and the White House, suggested that the U.S. ...

Uyo stands still as Rangers dare Akwa United in league’s opener

By Jacob Ajom After months of waiting, and weeks of preparations, the 2018 Nigeria Professional Football League season begins this weekend at various centres across the country. Every club in the land look ready for the commencement of hostilities as they have put in so much preparing for this day. For most of the clubs, it is the first step at the start of the campaign that provides a glimpse of what the season would look like. That is not the case with most others who could be termed as late starters. Yet nobody loves starting late as they say, early to bed, early to rise. On that premise, the opening games are bound to produce all the fireworks and peculiarities of a new beginning. Fresh and raring to go, players will have no injuries, no hangover effects, no excuses...