By Cyril Mbah & PASCHAL NJOKU • Court orders psychiatric test on Okah • FG to US: Nigerians shouldn’t suffer over B/Haram, More than 500 Boko Haram suspects, apprehended during military operations against terrorists in Yobe, Borno and Adamawa states, have been recommended for trial in their states of origin and at Federal High Courts. Also yesterday, a Federal High Court in Abuja ordered that terrorism suspect, Charles Okah, be taken to psychiatric hospital to find out if he is mentally stable to stand trial. The 500 Boko Haram suspects were part of more than 1, 400 detainees screened by the Joint Investigation Team set up by the Defence Headquarters to screen and identify persons arrested during ongoing military operations against terrorists in Yobe, Borno and Adamawa states
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http://vanguardngr.com/ **** ON Wednesday, November 20, 2013, the House of Representatives passed the second reading of a bunch of bills which, if they eventually become law, may see corruption in Nigeria go right through the roof and drain the nation’s treasury into foreign bank vaults. The post Against the Foreign Accounts Bill appeared first on Vanguard News
http://vanguardngr.com/ **** The Debt Management Office, DMO, has put Nigeria’s debt as at September this year at $8.2 trillion which he said is 22 per cent of the total Gross Domestic Product, GDP. The post DMO puts Nigeria’s debt at $8.2trn appeared first on Vanguard News .
vanguardngr.com/ **** A former military Head of State, retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has said that he has no anointed candidate for any political position in the country. The post 2015: ‘Buhari’s candidate is the people’s candidate’ appeared first on Vanguard News .
vanguardngr.com/ **** Senator Spanner Okpozo is a Second Republic senator and Niger Delta leader who does not need much introduction.
vanguardngr.com/ **** The Federal Government is to step in to pay the outstanding wages of Super Eagles’ coach Stephen Keshi, the sports minister has announced, promising his salary arrears would be cleared. The post FG to pay Keshi, others unpaid N78m salaries appeared first on Vanguard News .
World Wrestling Professionals (WWP) heavyweight champion, Osita Offor, popularly known as De Ultimate Commander, has vowed to crush his American challenger, Bobby Lashley when they both file out on December 6 in Lagos. The Nigerian fighter is billed to defend his title against the American at Oriental Hotel at Lekki. Speaking in Lagos to herald the fight, Commander disclosed that he already has the backing of four serving governors, the National Assembly and his spiritual father, stressing that the presence of President Jonathan would serve as the icing on the cake and the real tonic he needs to subdue his American challenger
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Chioma Umeha, Health Editor Experts have warned that unless the general public avoid contaminated food and water and ensure improved sanitation, the recurring outbreak of cholera will not be controlled. The warning is based on the findings of a recent poll which confirmed that contaminated food, water and poor sanitation are the main causes of cholera outbreak in some parts of the country.
vanguardngr.com/ **** A HUMAN Rights lawyer and founder of Help The Poor Foundation (HTP) Barrister Kelvin Nweke has called on Nigerians to rally round the President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration in its efforts to bring to end the Boko Haram insurgency in the country. The post Boko Haram: Nigerians urged to back FG appeared first on Vanguard News .
Following the epic crash of its online store on Friday, Konga CEO, Sim Shagaya has said that his company should have been better prepared for its Fall Yakata sales promo.
vanguardngr.com/ **** Some financial experts on Wednesday commended the CBN on its plan to change naira notes from polymer to paper notes in second quarter of 2014. The post Experts commend CBN over plan to change naira to paper notes appeared first on Vanguard News .