Politics

24-year-old “Grandma” helping Cameroonians impacted by secessionist conflict, COVID-19

Gunshot sounds echoed in the home of Lovelyn Endne every night. Apart from the psychological effect on her little children of seeing people being killed nearly every day, Mrs Endne was afraid her family members, too, could be killed.

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Uganda's Museveni suspends fund set up by 'foreigners'

Uganda's president has ordered the suspension of a multi-million dollar fund set up by donor countries, after complaining that it is run by foreigners and undermines Uganda's sovereignty.

In a letter, Mr Museveni ordered the police to...

Biden appoints Nigerian-born Ebong as acting director of USTDA

United States President Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-born Enoh Titilayo Ebong as the acting director of the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

The appointment was announced on Tuesday.

Ebong had served in different...

NBA Conference: Muslim lawyers demand disinvitation of Tony Blair, Obasanjo, Wike

The Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN) has accused the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) of “selective justice and a slant application of the rule of law” in its dis-invitation of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, as a speaker at its...

Donald Trump Jr: The son who is Trumpier than Trump

On the first night of the Republican Party convention, the president's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, took centre stage and commanded the nation's attention.

"Trump's policies have been like rocket fuel to the economy," Mr Trump said...

FG warns parents against sending their children to Northern Cyprus schools

The federal government has warned parents against sending their children to universities in Northern Cyprus owing to “incessant and mysterious killings of Nigerian students”.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora...

Obaseki in meeting with Secondus, Wike, Tambuwal others

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State is currently meeting with some governors elected on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to firm up his defection to the party.

Vanguard was reliably informed by a top PDP official that...

Appeal Court Affirms Oshiomhole’s Suspension As APC Chairman

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress.

In a judgment delivered by Justice Mohammed Lamido, the three-man panel dismissed Oshiomhole's appeal...

Lai: Atiku spreading falsehood on Nigeria’s debt profile

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is spreading a false and frightening report on the country’s debt profile.

Atiku had raised concerns on the country’s rising debt profile....

2023: I have no intentions taking over from Buhari, says Fayemi


The governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said he has no plans to take over from the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2023.

Mr Buhari is expected to complete his two-term tenure of eight years in 2023, and there are...

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