Friday, 27 November, 2020

2023: Fireworks over INEC nominees

4 mins ago Vision

The brinkmanship over President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the chairman, and national commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is expected to shift to the National Assembly from this week.  President Buhari had nominated Professor Mahmood Yakubu for a second Read more…

Ex-Minister, Gbagi flays British lawmaker over allegation against Gowon

11 mins ago Vision

Former Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi, has taken exception to allegations by a British lawmaker Tom Tugendhat, that former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon “looted half of the Central Bank of Nigeria,” while he held sway as Read more…

IGP lists conditions for policemen to use firearms

21 mins ago Vision

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday, visited the Oyo State Police Command, Ibadan to encourage his men to go back to their duties with courage and rid the nation of criminals. He also listed conditions in which Read more…

Oxford and AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine to be trialed AGAIN amid mounting questions over dosage issues

26 mins ago Vision

The Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca will be tested again, the drug maker’s CEO said on Thursday, following growing doubts over the jab, due to dosing and data-handling errors. The British-Swedish pharmaceutical giant is to run Read more…

Inching toward exit, Trump says he’ll leave if Biden wins Electoral College vote

33 mins ago Vision

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, the closest he has come to conceding the Nov. 3 election, even as he repeated unfounded claims of Read more…

More Allegations Of Extrajudicial Killings, Police Brutality At Anambra Investigative Panel Awka

22 hours ago Vision

As Anambra state Judicial Panel Of Inquiry on Police Police Brutality At Brutality, Extra Judicial killings and Other Related Matters continued their public hearing in Awka, petitions of extra judicial killings by the defunct Special Anti Robbery Squad, Anambra state Read more…

Rivers APC flays Amaechi’s boycott of South-South leaders’ parley with presidential team

22 hours ago Vision

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has expressed disappointment at the absence of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, at the South-South stakeholders meeting with the Presidency held in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. The party said Amaechi received the presidential Read more…

2023: Igbo presidency negotiable, possible –Ekweremadu

22 hours ago Vision

• Decries worsening insecurity, economic downturn Former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has said Igbo Presidency is possible and realisable if South-East leaders negotiate and dialogue with people of the North. “There is clamour for Igbo Presidency today. I believe it Read more…

ICPC arrests Nigerian professor for alleged N400 million fraud

22 hours ago Vision

The suspect, who was arrested by ICPC operatives, is the acting DG of the National Biotechnology Development Agency. The anti-graft agency, ICPC, has arrested the acting Director-General (DG) of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Alex Akpa, for allegedly defrauding the Read more…

#EndSARS protest as metaphor

1 day ago Vision

Each time I reflect on the #EndSARS protest and its aftermath, the twin subject of despair and futility comes to mind. And I remember once again Albert Camus’s The Myth of Sisyphus, a Greek legend used by Camus to theorize Read more…

Court orders arrest of Naval Officer in Rivers

1 day ago Vision

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers has issued a bench warrant on an officer attached to the Nigerian Navy Pathfinder, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Com. Sam Bora. The court accused Bora of failing to appear before it and Read more…

Police Detained My Husband For 3 Months, Demanded N1m Bail, Collected N60,000 To See Him, Petitioner Tells Panel

1 day ago Vision

A wife and petitioner, Mrs Ese Abugewa, has called on the Delta State government to effect the release of her husband who is being remanded in Ogwashi-Ukwu Prison over alleged trumped-up charges. This was the plea of Mrs Abugewa on Read more…

2023: Fireworks over INEC nominees

4 mins ago Vision

The brinkmanship over President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the chairman, and national commissioners for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is expected to shift to the National Assembly from this week.  President Buhari had nominated Professor Mahmood Yakubu for a second Read more…

Ex-Minister, Gbagi flays British lawmaker over allegation against Gowon

11 mins ago Vision

Former Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi, has taken exception to allegations by a British lawmaker Tom Tugendhat, that former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon “looted half of the Central Bank of Nigeria,” while he held sway as Read more…

Inching toward exit, Trump says he’ll leave if Biden wins Electoral College vote

33 mins ago Vision

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, the closest he has come to conceding the Nov. 3 election, even as he repeated unfounded claims of Read more…

Rivers APC flays Amaechi’s boycott of South-South leaders’ parley with presidential team

22 hours ago Vision

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has expressed disappointment at the absence of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, at the South-South stakeholders meeting with the Presidency held in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. The party said Amaechi received the presidential Read more…

‘Internet is an evil place’: Twitter explodes over ‘MADONNA death’ after football legend Maradona passes away

1 day ago Vision

Sports fans found themselves more than a little frustrated on Wednesday following the passing of football legend Diego Maradona, whose last name left many on social media thinking musician Madonna had died. Maradona, 60, had been treated for a blood Read more…

Anambra stadium ready for action December 28

1 month ago Vision

The new Anambra Sports Stadium, Awka would be ready to host her first game, a Community Shield encounter on December 28 this year, less than three months after work commenced at the arena. The contractor handing the edifice, Ebi Egbe, the Read more…

Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19 —Portuguese FA

1 month ago Vision

Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese football federation announced on Tuesday. Ronaldo “is asymptomatic” and “will not play against Sweden” in Wednesday’s Nations League match, the federation said on its website. Ronaldo, 35, Read more…

The LA Lakers powered to 17th Record-breaking NBA Championship

2 months ago Vision

Lebron James a.k.a King James powered the Los Angeles Lakers to a 17 recording-breaking NBA championship, tying the record for the most win with the Boston Celtics. King James did it his way, having been the only player in NBA Read more…

IGP lists conditions for policemen to use firearms

21 mins ago Vision

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday, visited the Oyo State Police Command, Ibadan to encourage his men to go back to their duties with courage and rid the nation of criminals. He also listed conditions in which Read more…

WTO DG: Coast clears for Okonjo-Iweala as Korea drops candidate

2 days ago Vision

The coast seems to be clear for Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to emerge as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as her only opponent, South Korean Yoo Myung-hee is set to withdraw from the race. A report by Read more…

Press release: IGP PROMOTES 82,779 JUNIOR POLICE OFFICERS

3 days ago Vision

Date: 23rd November, 2020 ……………………………. • As 16 Killed by ENDSARS Rioters get posthumous promotion The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni, has today, 23rd November, 2020 approved the promotion of Eighty-Two Thousand, Seven Hundred and Seventy Nine Read more…

Manufacturers Decry FG’s Plan To Slash Duties On Imported Vehicles

3 days ago Vision

There is uneasy calm among local manufacturers and stakeholders in the Nigerian automobile industry over the bid by the federal government to slash import duties on tractors, trucks and other transport vehicles. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) had in its Read more…

Lekki shooting: FG writes CNN

2 days ago Vision

•Says report on killing of protesters blatantly irresponsible The Federal Government, yesterday, wrote the Cable News Network popularly known as CNN over its recent report on the Lekki shooting titled “How a Bloody Night of Bullets Quashed a Young Protest Movement.” Read more…

ALHAJI Balarabe Musa: Tribute To Audacity And Principles

2 weeks ago Vision

By Issa Aremu Yours comradely, like other compatriots, received Wednesday morning November 11, the news of the death of Dr. Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa, the first democratically elected Governor of Kaduna State. Kashim Balarabe Musa, the eldest son and political Read more…

American Democracy is endangered: Trump claims massive rigging against him

3 weeks ago Vision

President Donald Trump addressed the press from the White House that the media, Wall Street, and Tech giants, among others, have colluded with the Democrats to deny him and his supporters, a well-deserved electoral victory. Trump also claimed that the Read more…

Nigeria’s Major Problem Is Fake Pastors, Says Bro Uzukwu

3 weeks ago Vision

By Isaac Ojo The president and founder of Soul Revival Ministries, Nnewi, Anambra State, Bro Iyke Uzukwu says the major problem of Nigeria is not the politicians but the fake men of God. Prophet Uzukwu who said this during an Read more…