Stray bullets kill 2, hit schoolchildren, as land-grabbers, Police fight over gun in Ogun

File photo. By James  Ogunnaike ABEOKUTA— Pandemonium broke out on Wednesday in Ikogbo community, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, when stray bullets killed two persons as suspected land-grabbers fought policemen over a gun. Two others, who sustained gunshot injuries were hospitalised after the incident. An eyewitness told Vanguard that there was a land…

11 die in Calabar-Ikom Road accident

The accident scene. By Ike Uchechukwu Calabar— No fewer 11 than persons have been confirmed dead in a ghastly auto accident that occurred on Thursday in Akampka Local Government Area of Cross  River State. Vanguard gathered that the auto crash occurred along the Calabar-Ikom Highway by the Mbarakom-Awi axis. Eyewitnesses told Vanguard that the crash…

Ebonyi signs agreement with Silverbird, Lagos Computer Village

By Charles Onyekwere Ebonyi state government has signed a business agreement with Silverbird Group and a consortium businessmen from Computer Village Lagos. The agreement which was signed during the Ebonyi Business Summit which held in Abakaliki, the state capital also saw the state government singing another agreement with another businesses concern, Everyday Group. The agreement…

Osun CP cheats death in Ebonyi

By Charles Onyekwere The Commissioner of Police Osun State command, CP Undie Adie, Sunday 20th September escaped death in a motor accident which involved his convoy and a Toyota Corolla car along the Enugu Abakaliki Express way in Ebonyi State. The CP was returning from Cross River State where he attended a burial over the…

FCC lauds NNPC on women inclusion, AKK project

By Doosuur Iwambe Federal Character Commission (FCC) has applauded the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for ensuring a high level of gender balance in management positions in the Corporation. Executive Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Muheeba Farida Dankaka, gave the commendation while playing host to the management of the NNPC led by the Group managing…

CSOs honour Bala Elkana with police accountability award

OC Public Complaint Bureua, ASP Chinwe Anyakudo(2nd left) receiving the award on behalf of SP Elkana at the ceremony. By Esther Onyegbula Stakeholders Forum on Police Accountability, SFOPA, Lagos State, has honoured the outgoing Public Relations Officer of the state’s Police Command, Superintendent Bala Elkana, for outstanding performance in police accountability and public relations. Speaking…

Winners Emerge at the Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon, as Sanwo-Olu Takes Giant Strides towards Affordable Electricity

Lagos State Government has unveiled the two winners of the 3-Day Finals of the Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon-Team Power Bit Crunchers from the hardware category and Team Zeena Platform from the Software group; the two winners earned the combined prize money of N10 Million. The winners and runners-up will also get working space at Eko…