One of the most read sections on Vanguard Online in 2011, in terms of search, traffic, debates and comments, is the crime section. Vanguard Online presents our readers’ choice crime stories in…Continue
* Adedibu, Akinjide, Obasanjo, Yar'Adua's children lose
Senate seats: PDP 36; ACN 13; CPC 5; ANPP 4; Labour 3; APGA 1; DPP 1
By Clifford Ndujihe, Deputy Political Editor
MORE political heavy weights continued to fall, yesterday, as more results of Saturday’s National Assembly polls tumbled in last night.
House of Representatives Speaker, Hon. Dimeji Bankole, daughter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Senator Iyabo…Continue
LAGOS - PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, called on the youth to lead the fight for the election of credible leaders that would lead the country out of the woods.
The President who spoke at a meeting with leaders of youth groups across the South West geo-political zone, asked them to be at the vanguard of the quest to clean up the polity and enthrone responsive leadership in the country.
He said: “You should be the vanguard to impress on the people that we must no longer…Continue
ABUJA - EU Election Observation Mission, EU EOM, has described the National Assembly elections as a “positive step,” but says improvements are needed for the next elections.
A statement from the EU made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, said the Chief Observer, Alojz Peterle, made the observation in Abuja on Sunday.
Peterle said: “We observed an overall encouraging conduct of the elections, in a generally peaceful atmosphere. Our observers reported that the majority…Continue
By Abdulwahab Abdulah
LAGOS - CHIEF Olabode George in his reaction to the poll in Lagos State, yesterday, expressed shock, saying his party was rigged out.
George who claimed that the party’s agents were manhandled by security operatives, apparently acting the script of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, said until he received detailed information from other parts of the South-West, he would not react to the results released yet.