RE: Vanguard Personality Award

By Chief Reagan Ufomba The Vanguard Newspaper was established in 1983 by veteran journalist, Sam Amuka-Pemu. On Saturday, the 14th, it held its sixth VPA at the Eko Convention Center, Eko for show, Lagos; and our own Governor Victor Okezie Ikpeazu won "The Best Governor Award". This award is very important to me as a person as it serves as a further...

How Okezie Ikpeazu Won 2017 Governor of the Year Award

By John Okiyi Kalu While campaigning at Boys Technical College (BTC), Aba, in December 2014, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu promised the enthusiastic crowd of Aba residents that he would resume at Aba on his first day of work as Governor of Abia State to commence the task of fixing the city. According to him, “Only an Aba boy can fix Aba...

THE MAN FOR ABA CENTRAL STATE CONSTITUENCY

Leadership can be defined as sacrificial service aimed at bettering the lots of the people. Leaders therefore are those who are poised to sacrifice their own interests for the interests of the people. They are usually consumed and engulfed by the passion to serve the people deriving pleasure from so doing. To them, the people come first!! Hence embezzlement...

SENATOR ABARIBE ACCUSED BUHARI OF INCOMPETENCE OVER MUAMMAR GADDAFI – HERDSMEN

Thursday’s plenary at the Senate was almost disrupted following a deafening uproar following a claim by Senator Enyinnaya Harcourt Abaribe that President Muhammadu Buhari is incompetent. Abaribe’s allegation followed an adopted order 43 which he raised in reference to the excuse which the President gave while in London that the killer herdsmen were allegedly trained by Muammar Gaddafi, the late...

Police uncover illegal brewery in Lagos, arrest five suspects

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday uncovered an illegal brewery where malt drinks and fake stout are produced at Egbe-Afa, Igbobo area of Ikorodu in Lagos. Five of the suspects behind the factory were also arrested by a team led by Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, who took newsmen to the scene of the crime. It was discovered...

EFCC Arrests Four For Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Saturday, April 7, 2018, arrested four suspected Internet fraudsters. The suspects are: Ale Daniel, Tunde Badmus, Adams Tunde Adedeji and Ajiboye Gbenga. The quartet who were arrested in the Lekki area of Lagos State for various offences bordering on cyber crimes and money laundering; their arrest followed intelligence report received...

Gov Obiano of Anambra State swears-in new Judges of the High Court

Gov Obiano of Anambra State swears-in new Judges of the High Court of Anambra State. Gov Obiano of Anambra State earlier today swore in two Justices, Emeka Nri Ezedi and Obiorah Nwabunike, at the Exco Chambers of the State Government House in Awka as new Judges. The new Judges of the High Court of Anambra State brings to 10, the total...

APC group was only playing politics with the collective destiny of Abia people – Abia Youth Forum blasts APC

The Abia Youth Forum, AYF on Monday, reacted to a statement credited to a group of professionals in the All Progressives Congress, APC, under the auspices of Abia Rebirth who had earlier faulted a national newspaper for consistently featuring advertorials of the Abia State governor’s achievements on its front page, describing them as propaganda. In a communiqué made available to...