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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: Today's The Vanguard Newspaper Headlines [27 June, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 27 June, 2017.

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, Enugu Collectives and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB have condemned the call by the former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso on Igbo leaders to apologise and disown the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, over their agitation for self-determination, describing the call as 'bunkum.' The p 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Former Minister of Aviation Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that he dose not believe that former President Goodluck Jonathan was weak but rather that he believed that 'he is a profoundly good man and a courageous & exemplary leader.'The post People think I hate the North; that's not true Kanu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Former Minister of Aviation Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan still had so much to offer Nigeria.The post Jonathan still has so much to offer Nigeria ' Fani-Kayode appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain, Senator Iyiola Omisore, was yesterday, commended by leaders of the party for the truce he brokered among the warring factions of the party in Osun State.The post Osun PDP: Folarin, Coker, others laud Omisore's peace efforts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
A political pressure group, Ekiti Unity Forum, EUF, has thrown its weight behind the aspiration of All Progressives Congress, APC, Deputy National Chairman (South), Chief Segun Oni, in the 2018 Ekiti State governorship election.The post Ekiti 2018: Oni has best credentials to be gov Group appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
A former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday called on Nigerians to pray and work toward the nation's unity, as Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Fitr.The post Eid-el-Fitr: no president can do magic, if there is tension in the land, Jonathan warns appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
NATURAL gas global consumption increased by 1.5 percent, to about 63 billion cubic metres, bcm, quite a bit weaker than its 10-year average of 2.3 percent, while global gas production was essentially flat at 0.3 percent, 21 bcm, the weakest growth in gas output for 34 years, other than in the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis, BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017, shows.The post Global gas consumption rises by 1.5% Report appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
THE Petroleum Technology Development Fund, PTDF, has sent its pioneer set of scholars to the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, to acquire higher degrees in Petroleum Engineering and other related courses.The post Sao Paulo University to receive PTDF pioneer graduates appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
IBADAN Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has commenced its Asset and Customer Enumeration, ACE, in its distribution network.The post IBEDC begins asset, customer enumeration in Ibadan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
THE Bank of Industry, BoI, is seeking to strengthen its capital base by borrowing about N1trillion from both local and foreign development partners.The post BoI seeks N1tr from lenders to fund industries appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
MEMBER countries of World Trade Organization, WTO, have expressed opposition to Nigeria's import prohibition list and local content requirement in the oil and gas sector.The post WTO members kick against Nigeria's import prohibition list, new import duties appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
POWER for All, a global coalition of companies and civil society organisations has expressed optimism over the new regulations for electricity mini-grids by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), stressing that it will enhance investment in the power sector.The post NERC's mini-grid regulation to improve electricity investment Industry stakeholders appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
NIGERIA'S trauma of going through a year ' long closure of Trans Forcados Pipeline, its major crude export line will soon be over, as an alternative line, the Amukpe Escravos Pipeline Project, AEPP, is expected to come on stream before the end of 2017.The post Nigeria's alternative crude export pipeline ready soon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
POWER for All, a global coalition of companies and civil society organisations has expressed optimism over the new regulations for electricity mini-grids by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), stressing that it will enhance investment in the power sector.The post NERC's mini-grid regulation to improve electricity investment Industry stakeholders appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
THE Federal Government and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, have called on investors to go into Nigeria's mining sector. The post FG, UNIDO encourage investors in mining sector appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
THE Federal Government and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, have called on investors to go into Nigeria's mining sector. The post FG, UNIDO encourage investors in mining sector appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
THE 11 Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, have assured their non-Maximum Demand customers, that they are working toward ending estimated electricity billing in Nigeria.The post DISCOs plan to end estimated electricity billing- ANED appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
AN agricultural firm, Ajima Farms, has powered Rije village in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, with 20 kilowatts of biogas from generators.The post Firm powers Rije village with 20KW biogas, prepaid meters appeared first on Vanguard News. 




Tue, 27 Jun 2017
IN a bid to promote good and corporate governance, President of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria, ICSAN, Prof. Nat Ofo, has tasked the newly inducted members of the institute to adhere strictly to professional ethics or face stiff penalties.The post Adhere to professionalism or face stiff penalties, ICSAN boss warns members appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
IBADAN Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has commenced its Asset and Customer Enumeration, ACE, in its distribution network.The post IBEDC begins asset, customer enumeration in Ibadan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
First City Monument Bank, FCMB, has opened a Flexx Hub at the University of Benin, UNIBEN, Edo State.The post FCMB opens Flexx Hub at UNIBEN, creates platform for youths appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Convener of the first Obot Akara Economic Summit 2017 with the Theme: 'Showcasing the Potentials of an Emerging Commercial Nerve Centre in Akwa Ibom State,' has said that the event is to awaken 'entrepreneurship culture' among Obot Akara people.The post Obot Akara Economic Summit to awaken entrepreneurship culture Amama appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
AN expert in renewable energy has advised both the Federal and state governments as well as private investors to embrace Hover Energy Turbines (HET) as an alternative source of electricity supply in the country.The post Expert makes case for renewable energy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
"All of us who do not speak the Hausa language in which Buhari allegedly addressed Nigerians are being told one thing: you do not belong here. Can anyone ever come up with a more powerful rationale for secession'"- Kayode Samuel.The post A voice from the sick bed by Femi Fani-Kayode appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
At first, the Koko theft was too shameful to be true until the anti-graft agents' chilling invitation of four elders named in the illegal withdrawal and transfer of the community fund.The post Still on Kokos missing fund appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The governor made it clear that under his watch the state is becoming one-choice stop for manufacturers and industrialistsThe post Edo state and BoI: Desirable partnership appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
If there are any people in Nigeria who demand and deserve self-determination, it must be the Bakassi peopleThe post Of quit order, self-determination and peace appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
After Uber officially launched operations in Nigeria in July 2014, the technology firm has been providing a safe, reliable and affordable transportation alternative for tens of thousands of Nigerians by simply tapping a button.By operating extensively within Lagos and Abuja Metropolises, Uber has provided succour to drivers who use the Uber app, as well as a new sense of freedom for riders.The post How Uber is providing succour to lives of driver-partners in Nigeria through app appeared first on 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Former Flying Eagles coach, John Obuh has urged Super Eagles' handlers not to go to sleep following Cameroon's poor showing at the FIFA Confederations Cup.The post Don't take Indomitable Lions' clash for granted, Obuh warns Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Cameroon need to improve their football infrastructure if they want to compete with the world's top teams, coach Hugo Broos said following their Confederations Cup exit.The post Cameroon living on past successes ' Broos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The defeat in the final of the 2016 ITTF African Championship in Agadir, Morocco last October is still fresh in the memory of Dina Meshref and with the staging of the 2017 ITTF African Cup at same venue, the 2015 African Games champion is indeed bracing up for the oppositions from Nigeria and others.The post I'm ready for Nigeria, others Dina Meshref appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Jose Mourinho's father, Felix has passed away. He was 79The post Jose Mourinho loses dad appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore has joined Lyon for 10 million euros (8.8m, $11.2m) on a five-year deal, the French club announced on Monday.The post Traore leaves Chelsea for Lyon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
NOLLYWOOD actress, Funke Akindele is back in the news again. This time, she's apologizing to her teeming fans for the pirating of the DVD of her popular TV show, Jenifa's Diary, assuring them that the relevant authorities have been reached to clamp down on the culprits. The post JJC Skillz, Funke Akindele expecting twins appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Glitz Entertainment and Promotions has signed a management agreement with a Nigerian Comedian Anton Mitchual, popularly known as 'Mimicko'. The agreement was signed last Thursday, at the Glitz Event Center in Lekki, Lagos, and was witnessed by representatives of both parties.The post Comedian Mimicko, Glitz Entertainment sign mgt deal appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Chelsea striker Bertrand Traore has joined French club Olympique Lyonnais for a reported fee of '10m. The Burkina Faso international, will resume at Lyon for pre-season in July. The French club diclosed the news on Twitter saying It is official: Bertrand Traore is Lyonnais! A transfer for '10m (8.8m) and a five-year contract The 21-year-old []The post Lyon complete signing of Bertrand Traore from Chelsea appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Archaeologists said on Monday that they had unearthed the ruins of an early 3rd-century building and a 1,800-year-old skeleton of a crouching dog that also met its demise in the blaze that caused the building to collapse. The discovery was made while examining a 10-metre (33 foot) hole bored near Romes ancient Aurelian walls as []The post Pompeii-like scene revealed after excavations in Rome appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
A Dutch-African fashion promoter based in Holland, Joan Drost, has described African fashion as the most vibrant and colourful in the world. Drost told the Newsmen on Monday in Lagos that variation of, especially, Nigerian outfits made them stood above the rest of the world. ''The Nigerian fashion is quite colourful and diverse. The styles []The post Dutch fashion promoter says African fashion, most vibrant worldwide appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Welterweight Muzamir 'King Kong' Kakande won his final fight on Sunday as Uganda ended the AIBA African Boxing Championships in Congo Brazzaville with a gold and two silver medals. It is Uganda's first gold in a major boxing tournament in 13 years. Uganda national champion Kakande beat Mauritian Merven Clair on points and is one []The post Welterweight Muzamir King Kong wins African Boxing Championship appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Reports on Monday morning, claim that Chelsea are on the verge of completing double signings of Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and Juventus Wingback Alex Sandro. The Frenchman Bakayoko played 51 times for Ligue 1 winners Monaco in the concluded 2016/2017 season, while Sandro was a key figure in the Juventus side that retained the title []The post Chelsea close in on Bakayoko and Sandro double signing appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Following SaharaReporters exclusive June 20 report on a vicious Boko Haram attack on a joint police/military convoy near Maiduguri which embarrassed and caught dozens of policemen off guard, the leadership of the militant group has released a video through journalist Ahmad Salkida of Salkida.com. In the video, in which Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau speaks []The post Boko Haram Releases Video Revealing Abduction of Policewomen appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Nnamdi Kanu, Founder of Radio Biafra and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, has slammed immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan as the real cause of Nigeria's problems. Kanu described Jonathan as 'weak and incompetent' president who did nothing for the South East, even though the region claimed he was one of their own. Kanu, []The post Jonathan was a weak, incompetent leader Nnamdi Kanu appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are top of the list on things to be scared of when you have unprotected sex with multiple partners, and questions always arise on how best to avoid these. Truthfully, the easiest way to stay STD free is to maintain one sex partner faithfully, and the closest to that; is to []The post The Basics Facts to Avoiding STDs appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The 2017 BET Awards was hosted by comedic actress Leslie Jones, who wiled out during her opening monologue, the awards ceremony was held at the Microsoft Theater and boasted performances from notable artists such as Migos, Post Malone and Future. Check out the list of nominees and winners below, which will be updated throughout the []The post BET Awards: Full list of winners appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
The Police in Anambra State have detained eight mobile policemen serving at Ogidi in Idemili North Local Government Area of the state for allegedly shooting a 17-year-old boy, Arinze Obigbo, in the abdomen during the Mgbe-Agbogho festival of Ogidi, weekend. The eight policemen, said to have been posted to Ugwunwasike roundabout, are cooling off at []The post Eight Policemen detained in Anambra as 17year old boy is shot appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
One critical success element is stability in the home front, and it's the woman of the house that's instrumental to thatThe post The most strategic bet I ever made appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Five thousand cultists in Ogoni land, Rivers State, have renounced their membership of different cult groups and have accepted Christ as Lord and Saviour at a Peace and Unity Crusade organised by different denominations in conjunction with The Deeper Christian Life Ministry in Bori, Rivers State.The post 5,000 cultists denounce membership at Ogoni's Deeper Life crusade appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 27 Jun 2017
Bandits terrorising Iwofe area of Rumuolumeni in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State Sunday night invaded an off campus residence where students of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, robbed and raped female students.The post Bandits attack, rape IAUE students appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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