Friday, 16 April, 2021

Nigeria suffers massive power outage as several plants break down

14 hours ago Vision

Nine plants suffered a breakdown and others face gas shortages. ‘ Nigeria suffered an extensive power outage in recent weeks because 18 plants accounting for most of the electricity the country generates had faced operational problems, the government has said. Read more…

Police Nab Alleged Killers Of Two Brothers In Aba— PPRO

14 hours ago Vision

The Abia Police Command says it has arrested two suspects in connection with the alleged murder of two brothers, Bright and Victory Osuagwu, in Osisioma, near Aba. The command’s Spokesman, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency Read more…

Guard your farms against herdsmen invasion – Akeredolu tells Ondo farmers

14 hours ago Vision

The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has urged farmers to guard their farmlands so as not to be invaded and destroyed by herdsmen. The governor’s position was conveyed to farmers by Akin Olotu, his Senior Special Assistant on Agriculture Read more…

Gunmen invade bank, hoist Biafra flags in Anambra

15 hours ago Vision

No fewer than 10 gunmen invaded one of the banks in Anambra on Thursday and hoisted Biafra flags after destroying vehicles in the premises. The incident happened at Abagana, Njikoka local government area around 4pm. It was gathered the gunmen Read more…

We Can’t Attack Banks, We Are Not Criminals, IPOB Tells Security Agencies

15 hours ago Vision

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that a Nigerian security agency is hatching a plot to attack banks in the  South-East and blame such attacks on it and Eastern Security  Network (ESN), saying they can never harm people Read more…

Ganduje wades into Dangote, BUA’s dispute

15 hours ago Vision

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has waded into the dispute between Dangote and BUA companies owned by two business moguls from the state. This is in order to resolve the lingering conflict among the two Kano State prominent indigenes Read more…

Denmark to share AstraZeneca Covid vaccines with poorer nations after declaring jabs too dangerous for Danes – WHO

16 hours ago Vision

The Danish Health Authority is exploring sending its AstraZeneca Covid vaccines to poorer nations, despite flagging the jab as having a “real risk of severe side effects,” according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO’s European head, Hans Kluge, Read more…

Team New Nigeria(TNN) visits Nnewi on official business

1 day ago Vision

The dynamic national leadership of TNN will be in Nnewi on Saturday, 17th April 2021, to inaugurate the Anambra chapter. Prof Clement Chigbo, who is the leader of the national delegation to Nnewi where the Anambra chapter will be inaugurated. Read more…

‘Unlike Gani Fawehinmi, present activists are after grants, appointments’

2 days ago Vision

Following the accusations in the human rights activists community in the country, Nigerians have taken to the social media to lament the dearth of conscientious, people-focused and selfless activists like the late lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Gani Read more…

Anambra Hailed over RoW Fee Waiver

2 days ago Vision

Stakeholders in the telecommunication sector have commended the Anambra State government for the decision of the Governor, Chief Willie Obiano to waive the right of way charges for telecommunication companies. The National Economic Council had last year pegged the RoW Read more…

Oodua Nation: Osun Dissociates State From Call For Secession From Nigeria

2 days ago Vision

Osun State government has dissociated the state from a seditious group going round some public schools across the state disseminating a secession message of the Yoruba nation to students in the schools. This is just as the state government through Read more…

Uwazuruike is on drugs, says Kanu

2 days ago Vision

Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has described founder of Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafrà (MASSOB) Ralph Uwazuruike as a man under the influence of drugs. Uwazuruike had said on Wednesday Read more…

Guard your farms against herdsmen invasion – Akeredolu tells Ondo farmers

14 hours ago Vision

The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has urged farmers to guard their farmlands so as not to be invaded and destroyed by herdsmen. The governor’s position was conveyed to farmers by Akin Olotu, his Senior Special Assistant on Agriculture Read more…

Gunmen invade bank, hoist Biafra flags in Anambra

15 hours ago Vision

No fewer than 10 gunmen invaded one of the banks in Anambra on Thursday and hoisted Biafra flags after destroying vehicles in the premises. The incident happened at Abagana, Njikoka local government area around 4pm. It was gathered the gunmen Read more…

We Can’t Attack Banks, We Are Not Criminals, IPOB Tells Security Agencies

15 hours ago Vision

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that a Nigerian security agency is hatching a plot to attack banks in the  South-East and blame such attacks on it and Eastern Security  Network (ESN), saying they can never harm people Read more…

Team New Nigeria(TNN) visits Nnewi on official business

1 day ago Vision

The dynamic national leadership of TNN will be in Nnewi on Saturday, 17th April 2021, to inaugurate the Anambra chapter. Prof Clement Chigbo, who is the leader of the national delegation to Nnewi where the Anambra chapter will be inaugurated. Read more…

Police release cause of Tiger Woods’s wreck: excessive speed

1 week ago Vision

The US has agreed to withdraw its remaining combat forces from Iraq, at a date to be determined in talks with Baghdad, and remain in the country solely in an advisory and support role against terrorists. “US forces are in Read more…

Russian FM says relations with West have ‘hit the bottom’

2 weeks ago Vision

Russia’s top diplomat said Thursday that the country’s relations with the United States and its allies have “hit the bottom” and no date has been set for sending the Russian ambassador back to Washington. Russia recalled its ambassador to the Read more…

BREAKING: Ex-Eagles defender Sofoluwe is dead

2 months ago Vision

Former Super defender Yisa Sofoluwe died on Tuesday evening at the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. The PUNCH broke the news of Sofoluwe’s ill-health on Friday, after the Maroc ’88 Africa Cup of Nations star was Read more…

‘I am still alive’, says Christian Chukwu

3 months ago Vision

Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu has debunked the news of his death, saying that he is hale and hearty. Chukwu disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at his Trans Ekulu residence, Read more…

Ganduje wades into Dangote, BUA’s dispute

15 hours ago Vision

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has waded into the dispute between Dangote and BUA companies owned by two business moguls from the state. This is in order to resolve the lingering conflict among the two Kano State prominent indigenes Read more…

Anambra Hailed over RoW Fee Waiver

2 days ago Vision

Stakeholders in the telecommunication sector have commended the Anambra State government for the decision of the Governor, Chief Willie Obiano to waive the right of way charges for telecommunication companies. The National Economic Council had last year pegged the RoW Read more…

Iran crucial for Chinese plans to safeguard its trade from seas-dominating Washington – ex MI6 agent to RT

2 days ago Vision

The strategic cooperation deal China and Iran sealed last month will have huge ramifications for the future of the entire Eurasian continent, undercutting Western control of global trade, a former MI6 agent told RT. Alastair Crooke, a former British intelligence Read more…

Ethiopian Airlines To Restart Flight Operations To Enugu, Kano Airports Soon

6 days ago Vision

The Management of Ethiopian Airlines assures passengers in the North and the South of Nigeria of its planned return to Enugu and Kano Airports once the new terminals are officially declared open for operations. Recently, Ethiopian Airlines operated a special Read more…

Do Owerri terrorists know Christ while Ebonyi killers don’t?

6 days ago Vision

Among platitudes that have been deployed in addressing Monday’s early morning incident in Owerri Prisons is that it was a “terrorist attack”. President Muhammadu Buhari, momentarily, cast aside his medicals to task security chiefs to go after the attackers. The Read more…

Hijab activism

2 weeks ago Vision

There is the unpardonable attempt by hijab activists in Kwara State and in the government of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq to disrupt the peace of Ilorin, capital of Kwara State. Even the tumultuous clashes between APC and PDP in the 2019 elections Read more…

2023: ‘Presidency should be zoned to South East to avert break-up’

3 weeks ago Vision

A public analyst has made case for the Southeast to produce the next president in the 2023 general elections, saying Nigeria might not escape break-up should the Igbo be denied the Presidential slot. The analyst, Olorunfemi Omotosho was among some Read more…

Women Far More Intelligent Than Men – Nigeria’s Transportation Minister, Amaechi

3 weeks ago Vision

If appointment is given to a woman, a fellow woman will start saying the man is dating the woman and that she did not get the appointment because she merited it, which is one of the reasons I stopped. The Read more…