Floods ravage Delta, Anambra, Benue

FloodS have  ravaged Delta, Anambra and Benue states, with a blind man and three others including an 11-year-old boy reportedly killed,  when the Powerlines area in Asaba, the Delta State capital, was submerged. Continue reading Floods ravage Delta, Anambra, Benue at Vanguard News. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper

Joshua, Povetkin fight on Kwesé TV

The international boxing community will stand still on Saturday to witness Anthony Joshua defend his world titles against Alexander Povetkin and the fight will come on Kwesé TV. The much-loved Joshua, will hope to retain his IBO, WBA, IBF and WBO heavy weight titles, while seasoned boxer Povetkin attempts to strip his opponent of the…

FG suspends national carrier, Nigeria Air indefinitely

The Federal Government, on Wednesday suspended its controversial national carrier project, Nigeria Air.This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, while addressing newsmen. According to Sirika, the decision to suspend the procurement of Nigeria Air, was taken at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. “Today, the government at the FEC took…

Don Cautions On Washing Of Fruits, Vegetables

A university teacher, Dr Ikechi Agbugba has urged government at all levels and stakeholders to check traders’ use of soaps and detergents to wash fruits, vegetables and other agricultural produce because of their harmful effects on the body. Agbugba, a lecturer at the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, gave…

Why did NERC ban DISCOs’ association for criticising Fashola?

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), the regulator of the power sector has essentially proscribed the activities of the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), a pressure group formed to press for the rights of electricity distribution companies (DisCos), saying the group has no binding legal contract in the sector. In a communiqué issued at……

Angola Regrets Deadly Stampede At Stadium

Angola’s sports ministry has said it regrets the death of five football fans at an African Champions League tie last Saturday. The incident happened in Luanda as Primeiro de Agosto drew 0-0 with DR Congo’s TP Mazembe in the first leg of a Champions League quarter-final. The ministry said in a statement it regretted the…