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Nigerians in Saudi Arabia change names to avoid deportation –Envoy

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Viola Onwuliri Nigerian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mr. Abubakar Bunu, has said many Nigerian emigrants are changing their names to outsmart authorities and avoid deportation. Bunu, who disclosed this to journalists in Gusau on Saturday, said many of the emigrants had gone into hiding, thereby making it […]

Picture: Cyprus varsity apologises over death of Nigerian student

Gabriel Soriwei The Director, International Office, Cyprus International University, Patrick Douse, has apologised to the family of a Nigerian student, Gabriel Soriwei, who was killed in the North Cyprus city of Nicosia. Gabriel, 20, a first year student of Electrical/Electronic Engineering at the university located in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, was knocked down […]

Picture: BBC World TV’s Komla Dumor of Ghana dies at 41

BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor has died suddenly at his home in London at the age of 41, it has been announced. Ghana-born Dumor was a presenter for BBC World News and its Focus on Africa programme. One of Ghana’s best-known journalists, he joined the BBC as a radio broadcaster in 2007 after a decade […]

Anti-gay law: Gay Pastor Rowland writes Saturday Vanguard

  Via Vanguard By Ishola Balogun and Ebun Sessou Just as we are about to go to bed with the production of this edition of Saturday Vanguard, Gay Reverend Jide Macaulay, Founder and Project Director of House Of Rainbow Fellowship wrote to Saturday Vanguard, describing the new anti-gay law as one of the harshest laws […]

Gay members relocate to UK

By EBUN SESSOU with Agency report A couple of years back, Saturday Vanguard reported the activities of Reverend Rowland who was running a gay Church underground in Lagos, Nigeria. The Church called House of Rainbow was situated at No 36/38 Yakoyo Street, Ojodu Berger, Lagos. Reverend Roland sometime ago reportedly appeared on Cable Network News, […]

Botmang, former Plateau governor dies at 76

Jos – A former governor of Plateau, Mr Michael Botmang,76, is dead. His son, Mr Dadung Botmang, said his father died at his Zawan country home in Jos South Local Government of Plateau at about 2 a.m. on Saturday after a long struggle with kidney disease. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the […]

Kaduna budgets N3.5bn for education

  Via Vanguard Zaria (Kaduna) – Gov. Muktar Yero of Kaduna State  on Saturday said the state government had earmarked N3.5 billion to develop the education sector in 2014. Yero said this at the 2013 Annual General Meeting of Barewa Old Boys Association (BOBA) at Barewa College in Zaria, Kaduna State. Represented by Alhaji Ibrahim […]

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