Lagos government spends N4.8 billion on rehabilitation of schools

The Lagos State government says it has spent about N4.8 billion on the rehabilitation of schools in the last one year. The State also reiterated its commitment to improve the learning environment, by upgrading existing infrastructure and providing new ones in order to create conducive teaching and learning environment for teachers and pupils in the […]

Expert: Federal government must stop Northeast children armed as JTF

The Federal Government has been urged to stop the usage of school-age children who are armed and brought into the Civilian Joint Task Force to fight terrorism in the Northeastern region of the country. An expert in law and Director of Media Law Centre, Richard Akinnola, stated this in Abuja at a training on human […]

Official: Erosion may wipe off Lekki conservation centre

The Director-General of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano, revealed on Saturday that erosion may soon wipe off the Lekki Conservation Centre in Lagos. Aminu-Kano told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that sand filling, dredging and land reclamation activities in various communities in the area has directly threatened the existence of the park. […]

PDP upbraids Governor Masari for not honouring late Umaru Yar’Adua

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina State on Saturday lambasted Governor Aminu Bello Masari over what it termed “Masari’s failure” to honour a former governor of the state and President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua by hosting a memorial in his honour. Recall that a memorial lecture and special prayer was organised in honour of the […]

Children’s Day: Safety of the Nigerian child is non-negotiable – Senator Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has felicitated with children across the country and stated that their safety was non-negotiable. Saraki, in his goodwill message to commemorate the 2018 Children’s Day, signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, noted that the Children Day gives the country an […]

Champions League final: Klopp reveals what Liverpool will do to beat Real Madrid

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, says his team will adapt to the level and quality of Real Madrid during the Champions League final on Saturday. Klopp said Liverpool may change their style to have the best chance of beating more experienced Zinedine Zidane’s men in Kiev. He told reporters, “I never thought about my philosophy [when […]

Manchester United target, Fred reveals talks with Man City

Brazil midfielder, Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos has said he is aware of a “strong bid” from Manchester United, as he edges closer to a £52.5million move to Old Trafford. The 25-year-old player also admitted that a move to Manchester City fell through in the January window. Fred is due in England this weekend, when […]

Champions League final: Zidane to start Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo against Liverpool

Wales winger, Gareth Bale, has won the race to start for Real Madrid in tonight’s Champions League final against Liverpool. Real manager, Zinedine Zidane, had been pondering whether to use Bale or Isco. Spanish outlet, Marca, reports Bale will start to reunite the ‘BBC’ of Bale, Karim Benezma and Cristiano Ronaldo. Isco had been part […]

Okocha did not make my son a star – Alex Iwobi’s father

Alex Iwobi’s father, Chuka, has stated that former Eagles captain, Austin Okocha did not make his son a star. The Arsenal and Eagles forward had stated several times that players like Okocha and Thiery Henry were his role models who influenced his rise to stardom. Reacting, Iwobi’s father told Sports Vanguard that it was incorrect […]

2019: Nigeria has lost respect – Jonathan advises Buhari against rigging election

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed disappointment on how Nigeria is currently being used as a negative example in the international community. Jonathan citing recent instances when the Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, mocked the poor state of security in Nigeria and the naira’s weakening status, said he felt ashamed that Nigeria had lost its respect […]