Wednesday, 17 August, 2022

JUST-IN: Labour Minister Brokers Truce As Electricity Workers Suspend Strike

2 mins ago Vision

The leadership of the National Union Electricity Employees (NUEE) has suspended the strike embarked upon by the Union, for two weeks. The decision was a fallout of the conciliation meeting between the Federal Government and the striking electricity workers, which Read more…

2 Feared Dead As Gunmen Attack Police Checkpoint In Ebonyi

18 mins ago Vision

Two persons, a policeman and one of the suspected hoodlums that attacked a Police checkpoint along the G-Hostel Junction axis of the ever-busy Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway in Ebonyi State, were feared killed on Wednesday afternoon, after an attack on Policemen. The Read more…

Nigeria’s sharia blasphemy law not unconstitutional, court rules

25 mins ago Vision

A Nigerian court on Wednesday ruled that Islamic religious law does not violate the constitution, dismissing a test-case challenge from a singer who was sentenced to death two years ago on the charge of blasphemy. But in a majority decision, Read more…

Wike Meets Obi, PDP Govs, Others In Rivers

20 hours ago Vision

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, on Monday night met behind closed-doors with Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, in Port Harcourt. The meeting, which is the second in less than two months, took place at Wike’s Read more…

Activist, Deji Adeyanju, Stakes $10k On Obi Losing 2023 Election

20 hours ago Vision

The convener of Concerned Nigerians group, Deji Adeyanju, has placed a bet of $10,000 with supporters of the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, that the former Anambra State governor will lose the 2023 presidential election. Adeyanju challenged Obi’s Read more…

6 Passengers Kidnapped, Police Rescue 4, Recover Ammunition In Kwara

20 hours ago Vision

Six passegers of a commercial bus were on Monday kidnapped along Obbo-Ile/Osi Road in Ekiti local government area of Kwara State by unknown gunmen. The police have, however, rescued four of the kidnap victims, who were abducted at about 11.15pm Read more…

NSCDC set up all-female squad to protect students, teachers

20 hours ago Vision

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has raised a specialised all-female squad to protect schools nationwide. In a statement, Director, Public Relations, DCC Olusola Odumosu, said that the corps’ Commandant General (CG), Ahmed Abubakar Audi, noted that the Read more…

2023 Presidency: Court fixed Sept 7 to hear suit seeking to stop MKO Abiola’s son, Kola

20 hours ago Vision

Hearing in a suit seeking to stop Kola Abiola, the son of late MKO Abiola as presidential candidate of People’s Redemption Party(PRP), in the 2023 election has been fixed for September 7 by the Abuja division of the Federal High Read more…

Banditry not limited to Imo State – Gov Uzodimma

22 hours ago Vision

The Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma has said that banditry in the state was politically contrived by those who practice politics of bitterness even as he noted that the scourge is not limited to Imo State because it is Read more…

Erdogan, Guterres and Zelensky to meet in Ukraine

22 hours ago Vision

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will meet with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv on Thursday. Discussions will likely include grain shipments from Ukraine and the endangered Zaporozhye nuclear Read more…

Poland wants Ukraine to admit genocide

23 hours ago Vision

The mass murder of Poles by Ukrainian nationalists during the Second World War meets the definition of genocide and the government in Kiev will have to recognize this sooner or later, Poland’s Deputy Minister of Culture and National Heritage Jaroslaw Read more…

JUST-IN: Labour Minister Brokers Truce As Electricity Workers Suspend Strike

2 mins ago Vision

The leadership of the National Union Electricity Employees (NUEE) has suspended the strike embarked upon by the Union, for two weeks. The decision was a fallout of the conciliation meeting between the Federal Government and the striking electricity workers, which Read more…

Nigeria’s sharia blasphemy law not unconstitutional, court rules

25 mins ago Vision

A Nigerian court on Wednesday ruled that Islamic religious law does not violate the constitution, dismissing a test-case challenge from a singer who was sentenced to death two years ago on the charge of blasphemy. But in a majority decision, Read more…

Wike Meets Obi, PDP Govs, Others In Rivers

20 hours ago Vision

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, on Monday night met behind closed-doors with Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, in Port Harcourt. The meeting, which is the second in less than two months, took place at Wike’s Read more…

Anambra FA: Iloenyosi names new FA secretary, others

6 days ago Vision

…Sets up three man committee Anambra FA chairman, Chikelue Iloenyosi has hit the ground running with the appointment of a new FA secretary. The new scribe, Raphael Nweke steps into the shoes of Chijioke Onyedika who has been on the Read more…

70% of Western weapons sent to Ukraine don’t reach troops – CBS

1 week ago Vision

With the US and its allies pledging unprecedented levels of military support to Ukraine, a recent CBS News report suggested that only around 30% of the weapons sent by the West actually make it to the front lines. The report Read more…

BREAKING: Team Nigeria Wins First-ever Women’s 4x100m Gold At C’Wealth Games

1 week ago Vision

Nigeria’s Women’s 4x100m quartet of Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Grace Nwokocha made history Sunday afternoon at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham by becoming the first Women’s relay team to win a Commonwealth Games gold metal. The quartet Read more…

Peter Obi, Usain Bolt Congratulate World Champion Amusan

3 weeks ago Vision

The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has congratulated Nigerian super athletic star, Tobi Amusan, for winning the women’s 100m hurdles gold with a new world record. Amusan, the first Nigerian athlete to win a gold medal in the World Athletics, Read more…

JUST-IN: Labour Minister Brokers Truce As Electricity Workers Suspend Strike

2 mins ago Vision

The leadership of the National Union Electricity Employees (NUEE) has suspended the strike embarked upon by the Union, for two weeks. The decision was a fallout of the conciliation meeting between the Federal Government and the striking electricity workers, which Read more…

Buhari’s Exxon Sale Flip-Flop Risks Nigeria’s Oil Reform

2 days ago Vision

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s flip-flop over the sale of Exxon Mobil Corp.’s assets could discourage investment in Africa’s largest oil producer in the wake of industry reform meant to grow the sector. A $1.28 billion bid by Lagos and London-listed Read more…

Seplat/ExxonMobil Deal: A Transaction Marred by Controversies

3 days ago Vision

As Seplat Energy’s acquisition of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited ran into a hitch last week, there are concerns that unless the issues are amicably and urgently resolved, Nigeria may be killing indigenous initiatives and sending wrong signals to the international Read more…

Saudi Billionaire Made $500 Million Russia Bet Near War’s Onset

3 days ago Vision

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal invested more than $500 million in Russian firms in the days around Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Prince Alwaleed’s investment firm, Kingdom Holding Co., acquired depositary receipts issued by Gazprom PSJC, Lukoil PJSC and Rosneft Read more…

Muslim-Muslim Ticket: We Didn’t Impersonate CAN At Shettima’s Unveiling – Invited Bishops

3 weeks ago Vision

The Bishops and other clerics whose attendance at the formal unveiling of former Borno State governor, Senator Kashim Shettima, as the running mate to APC’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, sparked controversies and insinuations of sponsored impersonation, have offered Read more…

His Royal Highness, Ofobuike Alphonsus Ezeoke Esq, appeals for peaceful coexistence in his domain

1 month ago Vision

WE CAN BE BETTER Subsequent to the agitations over the issuance of letter of mandate as the President General of Amichi to Chief Cletus Udebuani on July 8th, 2022, by the Honourable Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Tonycollins Read more…

Silence is no longer golden when one joins issues with a charlatan

1 month ago Vision

DOZIE OKONKWO (aka) “Agbarusia NGENE” spearheading the falsification of facts regarding the projects attracted to Utuh by the past commissioner needs to be exposed for who he really is so that readers can understand that his rantings have nothing to Read more…

Hon Chief Egwuoyibo Okoye reacts to a malicious attack on Hon Greg Obi

1 month ago Vision

“As one of the leading stakeholders from Nnewi South LGA, I am very knowledgeable about the activities of other stakeholders, especially the antecedents of past commissioners from the LGA.” Let me reproduce the eloquent response from Greg Obi before concluding Read more…