council of traditional rulers
Today, President Buhari with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo  in courtesy visit the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria including Ooni of Ife H.R.H. Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Sultan of Sokoto H.R.H. Sa'ad Abubakar IV, H.R.M Eze Eberechi Dick Eze Mboko of Ngwa Amaise and other traditional rulers at State House. See Photos:
local
Despite the heavy down pour of rain on Saturday, 22nd July 2017, people thronged the polling centers to cast their votes for their preferred candidates. The outcome of the election has yielded new local government and local council development area chairmen and vice chairmen. Just in case you don't know those who won in other areas apart from yours, see kist...
vice president
A mild drama occurred on the floor of the Senate, on Tuesday, when a point of order was raised, that the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki was the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Senate, upon resumption from its 3 weeks break, received a communication from Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Acting President of Nigeria, seeking the confirmation...
Saraki
The Code Of Conduct Tribunal has ruled that Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has no case to answer in the 18 charges of non-declaration of assets brought against him by the Federal Government. The CCB had on September 16, 2015 filed a 13-count charge against Saraki for alleged false and anticipatory declaration of assets. The charges were increased to 15 on...
APDA
The Chairman of Daar Communications, Raymond Dokpesi and other notable politicians, on Monday launched a new political party, the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA). The event, which took place at the Reiz Continental Hotel, Abuja, was attended by a former Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Dan Anyanwu. One Shiitu Kabiru has been named the party’s interim national chairman.
A fresh row may be in the offing between the Executive and the Legislative arms of government over the 2017 budget. This is because the Presidency appears not to be in a hurry to assent to the 2017 Appropriation Bill, which the National Assembly passed late last week, Vanguard learned from a top federal official last night. However, Acting President, Prof....
Anambra
Anambra Government on Thursday said it would set up a computer-based vehicle inspection centre to replace the old ways of checking vehicles for road worthiness. Mr Christopher Okeke, Head, Vehicle Inspection Office, Ministry of Transport, made the disclosure in Awka on the sidelines of the ongoing week of the West African Road Safety Organisation (WARSO). The 2017 edition of the WARSO...
Omatseye
The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Thursday reversed the sentence on Raymond Omatseye, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on allegations of N1.5 billion. Justice Yargata Nimpar, who read the decision of the court, said the High Court which tried him, did not properly evaluate the evidence before it. The Federal High Court, Lagos,...
Kano
Flamboyant Emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Muhammadu Sanusi 11 is in trouble and may be deposed anytime from now by the state government. To actualize the plan, the Kano State House of Assembly has launched an investigation against him over alleged abuse of office and improper conduct. The emirate council is already being investigated...
Acting President
Though report of the three-man Presidential Committee that investigated the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General, Nigerian Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ayo Oke, is yet to be made public, both men stand suspended, a Presidency source has said. Investigations by Vanguard, last night, revealed that chairman of the committee, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo would...

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