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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: Today's The Vanguard Newspaper Headlines [24 June, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 24 June, 2017.


Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The sun rose dimly this June day showing that it was going to be another cloudy or possibly rainy day. Preparations were almost ready. The people of Ughelli South and Uvwie Local Government Councils waited expectantly. The post Okowa continues with the giant strides appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Curiously, according to one of the relatives of the kidnapped army officer, the negotiator between the Kidnappers and the family of the abducted officer was said to be a serving policeman who also took delivery of the ransom money that was paid to the kidnappersThe post Kidnappers on rampage in Kaduna appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
*Having been 'conscripted' by the Editor of Saturday Vanguard, Mr. Onochie Anibeze, to contribute a column to the publication, I have chosen to go with the title: Talking Point. Aside from the obvious coverage of activities of government at various levels/political developments with a touch of human face to the stories, issues pertaining to gender,Read MoreThe post When your husband is a criminal' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
With the rise in kidnapping and ritual killings in the country, Mrs. Victoria Ojeme has every reason to be thankful to God for delivering her eight-year old nephew, Francis Atule who lives with her from the hands of kidnappers. Mrs Ojeme shared the experience with Saturday Vanguard from her Lugbe residence in Abuja thus...The post When my nephew disappeared 'Victoria Ojeme, Vanguard reporter appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The Borno State Government through the National States Health Investment Project (NSHIP) and Performance Based Financing (PBF) has disbursed N30.8 million Additional Financing (AF) to three contracted General Hospitals and 34 Health Facilities in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council and Jere Local Government Area to improve healthcare delivery services.The post Borno govt disburses N30.8m to 37 health centres appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Authorities of the University of Ibadan on Friday announced July 2 for the re-opening of the institution for normal academic activities.The post UI recalls students, fixes examinations for July 4 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa of Federal High Court, Bayelsa Division, was on Friday docked at a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere for alleged unlawful financial enrichment.The post EFCC docks Bayelsa Justice Nganjiwa over N81.7 million enrichment appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Video shows Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu being hailed by thousands in Anambra when he visited the former president general of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dr. Dozie Ikedife.The post Video: Thousands hail as Nnamdi Kanu visits Ikedife in Anambra appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, said it had uncovered a plot by suspected terrorists to infiltrate the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shiite and also attack Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto and Maiduguri during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.The post DSS busts terrorists plot to attack Kano, infiltrate Shiites on sallah day appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo SAN has said that Nigerians can build a new nation; a new nation built on trust, consensus and love for one another and a nation where the rulers do not steal the commonwealth.The post I see a Nigeria where Igbo or Ijaw can live peacefully in Sokoto Osinbajo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo said the government would set up a database of northerners resident in the state in order to tackle the rampant cases of attacks on farmers by herdsmen.The post Edo plans database of northerners to check activities of herdsmen appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Grant Samuel, a 52-year-old businessman, who was arraigned by the EFCC on a N6 million fraud, was on Friday discharged and acquitted on the orders of an Ikeja High Court.The post 5 years after, Lagos court acquits businessman of EFCC's N6m theft charge appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba says he is in a state of shock following the death of his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mr Sylvanus Giwa.The post Taraba Gov. Ishaku mourns media aide, Giwa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Friday said Nigeria needed to recruit 30,000 police personnel annually for five years to meet UN recommendation.The post Nigeria to recruit 30,000 policemen annually for 5 years appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The Police on Friday said it would withdraw personnel of its mobile formation attached to important personalities in the country back to the barrack.The post Police to withdraw mobile personnel from VIPs nationwide appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications in the government of Governor Nyesom Wike, Mr. Austin Tam George has resigned his appointment.The post Breaking: WikesCommissioner for Information Tam George resigns appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
With the rise in kidnapping and ritual killings in the country, Mrs. Victoria Ojeme has every reason to be thankful to God for delivering her eight-year old nephew, Francis Atule who lives with her from the hands of kidnappers. Mrs Ojeme shared the experience with Saturday Vanguard from her Lugbe residence in Abuja thus...The post When my nephew disappeared 'Victoria Ojeme, Vanguard reporter appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
By Clement Udegbe IN our secondary school class one, Bishop Shanahan College, Orlu, in 1970 after the civil war, we had a mixture of all sorts, ranging from Been-Tos who just returned from overseas, where they ran to during the war, local native Child Soldiers, like myself who were involved in some kind of clandestineRead MoreThe post The Bully and the Bold in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
To prove over-voting,the maker of the document must tender it and testify to its contentsThe post The A, B, Cs of Edo Appeal court judgement appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
La Liga giants, FC Barcelona could not hide their emotions when they expressed gratitude to the Qatar Foundation and Qatar Airways for their sustained sponsorship which has lasted for close to a decade.The post Grateful Barca shower praise on Qatar appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Adetona Odukomaiya, Technical Director of the Lagos State Scrabble Association, on Friday said plans were underway to add scrabble to schools' curriculum in the state.The post Lagos State to add scrabble to schools' curriculum appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The mountainous and breezy capital city of Plateau, Jos, will take the centrestage of entertainment activities this weekend as the Jos Celebrity Party is all set to hold this Sunday, June 25, 2017.The post Jos Celebrity Party rolls to town Sunday appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal (KWAM1), Sir Shina Peters and Puffy Tee are among music veterans that will mentor the 40 Ariya Repete quarter finalists at the Ariya Repete Academy scheduled for July 3 at the Conference Hotel, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.The post KWAM1, Shina Peters, Puffy Tee mentor participants at Ariya Repete academy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The beautiful city of Dallas, in Texas, the Unite States will come alive from Friday, June 30, as the second edition of the prestigious the African Film Festival,TAFF, kicks off with the screening of Rogers Ofime's action thriller, ' Oloibiri' as the opening film. The post Dallas agog as TAFF 2017 kicks off with 'Oloibiri' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
For weekend entertainment- Video shows two old men break-dance like legendary Michael Jackson. What do you think' Type your comments below.The post Video: Watch two old men break-dance like Michael Jackson appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The name, Prince Adeniyi Adesanya might not ring a bell but his appellation, FOG(Friend of The Governor) make things happen in Ogun political circles. For the benefits of those who are not familiar with the happenings in Ogun political landscape. Let us quickly educate you, Prince Adeniyi Adesanya popularly known as FOG is one of the top political strategists of Governor Ibikunle Amosun.The post Between Amosun's Aide, Adeniyi Adesanya and his struggle cap appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
A British philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell who lived between 1872 and 1970 said that science is what you know; philosophy is what you don't know. The import of this is that many of us operate in the realm of what we do not know. If in the context of symbolic logic it would be fantastic that we try to move from the known to the unknown and vice versa. But more often than not we revel clumsily in conjectures and for too many of us no qualms.The post Kachikwu's guesstimate o 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
ByOba Michael Soyebo Fate did not bestow on him a privileged background neither was his birth accompanied with a sliver spoon, but Chief Adewale Adesina, popularly known as Wale Saranda, the accomplished Managing Director of the prestigious Western Quarry is one of the rare souls moulded in doggedness. His was a story of humble beginnings.Read MoreThe post Billionaire Wale Saranda roller coaster cruise to the top appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
By Emeka Obasi What we all feared is facing everyone at the moment. The country is not at war with itself, the people are just not comfortable with themselves. This is Balance of Terror in the real sense of it. The Biafrans are bombing with their agitation, there is the Arewa red card and OduduwaRead MoreThe post Dankwambo and the Northern question appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Some people argue that they want male children to perpetuate the family lineage when they are dead and some of these people are Christians who believe in life hereafter, either in heaven or hellThe post The 'Almighty' male child appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The church says it is the light of the world. The acting president has begged the Nigerian church to do something about the darkness of corruption that has enveloped the country. Professor Osinbajo is a pastorThe post Corruption and the Nigerian Church appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
You are filled with trepidation as your plane touches ground. The charming air hostess cheerfully welcomes you to Murtala Mohammed Airport Lagos. But you don't feel welcomed, neither do you feel cheered. All you feel is apprehension; and fear.The post A stranger at the Lagos Airport appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
A Canadian special forces sniper has recently broken the British-held record for the longest distance kill by a sniper, after shooting an IS fighter from over two miles away. Executing the shot required the sniper to take wind, ballistics and the curvature of the Earth into account, though the identity of the soldier who fired []The post Canadian Sniper sets military record kill from two miles away appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The Ondo State Government on Thursday called on residents to improve on their personal and environmental hygiene to prevent further spread of Lassa fever. The Permanent Secretary of the stateMinistry of Health, Dr Taiye Oni, made the call in a statement made available to newsmen on in Akure. 'Following the outbreak of Lassa fever in []The post Ondo Govt. Mobilizes Residents against lassa Fever appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Mohamed Salah, 25, has signed a five-year deal for Jurgen Klopps Liverpool. The former Chelsea winger was coveted for 34m pounds. Salah almost joined Liverpool from Basle in 2014 before moving to Chelsea. He said he was confident of helping his new club win a trophy this season. Liverpool havent won the Premier League for []The post Liverpool completes Salah deal appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
North Korea said on Friday the death of U.S. university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was a mystery. The North's Foreign Ministry spokesperson also dismissed accusations that Warmbier had died because of torture and beating during his captivity as 'groundless'. The unnamed spokesperson said in comments carried by the official KCNA agency []The post U.S Students Death Mystrey to us as Well North Korea appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, worldwide has warned that an attack on anybody of southern extraction would be seen as declaration of war on the entire southern Nigeria and would not be taken lightly. This warning comes ahead of the October 1 deadline by a coalition of northern youths for Igbos in the North to []The post Ijaw Youth Council Promise To Wreak Havoc, If appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
In his first interview in nearly 5 years, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, speaks to CNN's Laurie Segall on his new mission to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Mark Zuckerberg on the new mission statement: 'We've just been thinking about our role and responsibility in the world. A []The post Our Mission is to Bring People Closer Together ' Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Daniel Ebitunmise Oluwasegun a.k.a Mr Tunmise is adigital PR expert who in the next few years dreams of becoming an integrated brand communications expert. Mr Tunmise started this practice while he was in school. A passion for social media sparked in me then I noticed people monetized their time and content on social media so []The post Meet Daniel Oluwasegun The Public Relations Expert appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Frank de Boer, the ex Ajax manager whos been out of a job sinice been sacked by Inter Milan in 2016, is set to be appointed as Sam Allardyces successor at the Crystal Palace Managerial Job. The former Dutch international managed Ajax between 2010 and 2016, and won the Eredivisie 4-years in a row between []The post Frank de Boer set to take up Palace Managerial Job appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Alexis Sanchez, the Arsenal playmaker whos out on international duty with Chile has become the countries all-time top scorer after scoring his 38th international goal in Thursdays draw with Germany at the Confederations Cup. Sanchez opened the scoring after maximizing an error made in defence by fellow Arsenal teammate Mustafi. Germany equalised through Lars Stindl []The post Alexis Sanchez becomes Chiles all-time top scorer appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Due to massive heatwave that has engulfed the UK this summer, boys of Isca Academy in Exeter are wearing skirts to school to protest against their headteacher for not permitting them to wear shorts. The students had approached their headteacher to complain about the heat, asking if they could be allowed to wear shorts as []The post Boys Wear Skirt to School in U.K in Protest of No Shorts School Policy appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Adetona Odukomaiya, Technical Director of the Lagos State Scrabble Association, on Friday, said plans were underway to add scrabble to schools' curriculum in the state.The post Lagos to add scrabble to schools' curriculum' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
SEX is an essential ingredient for the success of any marriage. Sex is as important for procreation as it is for pleasure hence a healthy appetite for sex among married couples is desirable. But in a situation where such desire is not well managed, trouble often lies in store.The post Confessions of married women: We enjoy sex better with family planning appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
Mr Samuel Ortom is the governor of Benue State. In this interview, he spoke on the Anti-Open Grazing Bill he signed into law to address the killings witnessed in recent time following clashes between herdsmen and farmers.The post Herdsmen had a different agenda in Benue appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 24 Jun 2017
An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates' Court, on Friday, ordered the remand of Folorunsho Sewedo, in prison custody for allegedly beheading a septuagenarian. The accused, 28, who resides in Badagry area of the state, appeared before the court on a two-count charge of conspiracy and murder; his plea was not taken. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs OluyemisiRead MoreThe post Court remands man in prison custody for beheading septuagenarian appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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