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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: Today's The Vanguard Newspaper Headlines [28 June, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 28 June, 2017.


Wed, 28 Jun 2017
THE Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, said yesterday that the ongoing agitations in the country are as a result of the rot in the Nigerian state. The post Seeking self-determination not declaration of war IPOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
SPEAKER of Delta State House of Assembly, Mr Sheriff Oborevwori, has appealed to traditional rulers in the state to maintain peace in their respective domains.The post Maintain peace in your domains, Oborevwori urges Delta monarchs appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Residents of Unity Estate in Eneka, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers State, whose houses were demolished by the Rivers State Government have demanded N5 billion compensation from the state government for alleged illegal destruction of their property.The post Residents of demolished estate in P-Harcourt demand N5bn compensation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Worried by the increasing clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Nasarawa State and other parts of the country, a traditional ruler in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Lawal Musa-Nagogo, has said that it was wrong for herdsmen to graze on farmlands, blaming same for the clashes between them and farmers in the country.The post Nasarawa Emir to herdsmen: Its wrong to graze on farmlands appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
CONSTITUENTS of Akwa Ibom North-East senatorial district, have sent a letter of reminder to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, demanding resolution of the disputed pre-election issues involving Senator Bassey Albert and Elder Bassey Etim.The post Uyo Senate seat: Saraki urged to respect court order appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
EBONYI State government, yesterday, disclosed that it has begun the revamping of all profitable agricultural facilities spread across the state in order to boost agricultural activities and increase the internally generated revenue of the state.The post Ebonyi begins revamping of agric facilities in LGAs to boost IGR appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
All is set for the annual Power Oil 'Walkhearton 3.0' event, a health fitness walk instituted exactly three years ago by Power Oil, to promote a healthy lifestyle and remind Nigerians of the benefits of a daily fitness routine.The post Firm organises fitness walk in 5 states appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
STAKEHOLDERS in the extractive industry have said that state in the South East region deserve a better stake in mining and other sectors of the industry to improve the wellbeing of the people, especially host communities. This was the resolution adopted at the annual general meeting of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, under the auspices of the Publish What You Pay, PWYP, initiative at Owerri, capital of Imo State, last week. The post South East Region deserves better stakes in mining and other 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
The All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, has slammed the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB , Nnamdi Kanu over his call on Anambra State people to shun the forthcoming governorship poll in the state.The post Biafra: Youre not Igbo Emperor, APGA warns Kanu, writes IPOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Motorists plying the Benin-Auchi Highway have appealed to the Federal Government to urgently repair the Ehor-Ekpoma section of the road.The post Motorists raise alarm over Benin, Auchi Highway appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Restructuring alone won't solve Nigeria's problems 'Etiebet
Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Former Minister of Petroleum, Chief Don Etiebet, has said that restructuring alone will not solve Nigeria's many problems, rather, what Nigeria needs is true federalism with all it entails, including fiscal federalism.The post Restructuring alone wont solve Nigeria's problems 'Etiebet appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
A man found with the mobile phone of 45-year-old Mrs. Amaka Okere, who was kidnapped and murdered in Mbieri, Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State, has said the phone was given to him by his wife.The post Kidnapped, murdered woman's phone lands couple in Police net appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
SCORES of members of the All Progressives Congress, APC and Labour Party, LP, in Otibio Ward, Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.The post Scores of APC, LP members join PDP in Delta appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation has lauded Ogun State Government over her cultural exchange programmes towards sustaining the African Culture.The post UNESCO lauds Ogun over role in sustaining African Culture appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Aso Savings and Loans Plc, a foremost mortgage and financial services provider, has secured a 10-hectare space for development of shopping malls, service apartments, clinics, office complexes, hotels, and other ancillary structures and services at Anambra State International Market, Oba in Idemili South Council of the state to compliment the market project.The post Aso Savings, others secure space at Anambra Int'l Market, Oba appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Ado-Ekiti'Rt. Rev. Rufus Ajileye Adepoju, was yesterday enthroned as the new Anglican Bishop for Ekiti West Diocese of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) in a solemn ceremony.The post Ekiti gets new Anglican Bishop appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Indications emerged yesterday, that abductors of the six Senior Secondary School students of Lagos Model College, Igbonla, in Epe area of Lagos, have threatened to relocate the victims following a close call at their camp by security agents. The students were abducted 35 days agoThe post Lagos school kidnap; DAY 35: Abductors threaten to relocate victims over mounting security threat appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
ABAKALIKI- THERE was excitement in Enonyi State last week when 26 communities across three local government areas in the state banned the age-long traditional mutilation or cutting of female genital in the area. The abolition of Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting, FGM/C, which had impacted negatively on women and girls in the area, took place at the Izzi Nnodo Cultural Centre, Amegu in Izzi Local Government Area of the state. The post 120 year-old man leads 26 communities to abolish practice o 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
FORMER Minister for Power, Prof. Bath Nnaji, will tomorrow speak on the successes and challenges of power generation, transmission and distribution in Nigeria.The post Nnaji to speak on challenges of power generation tomorrow appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
AHEAD of Thursday's national convention of the party, former aviation minister and aspirant on the platform of the United Progressives Party, UPP, Chief Osita Chidoka, has said that the party has gained firm roots in the state.The post UPP has gained firm roots in Anambra ' Chidoka appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
THE Anambra Consensus Project, ACP, a nongovernmental organization with the objective of ensuring that good governance is enthroned in the state, has set up an eleven member committee to screen all the aspirants who presented their programmes during an interaction with the organization. The committee is headed by the president of ACP, Dr. Emeka Eze, with other members drawn from the three senatorial zones of the state.The post Anambra Consensus Project sets up cttee to screen aspirants appeared 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
THE Anambra Consensus Project, ACP, a nongovernmental organization with the objective of ensuring that good governance is enthroned in the state, has set up an eleven member committee to screen all the aspirants who presented their programmes during an interaction with the organization. The committee is headed by the president of ACP, Dr. Emeka Eze, with other members drawn from the three senatorial zones of the state.The post Anambra Consensus Project sets up cttee to screen aspirants appeared 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
MANAGING Director of PZ Cussons Plc, Alex Goma, says fixing the petro-chemical industry will go a long way to ameliorate the challenges facing the manufacturing industry, as it launches three new deodorant variants to the market. The deodorants variants are: Japanese Spa, Softly Softly, and Active.The post PZ Cussons urges fixing of petro-chemical industry, unveils deodorant line appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
THE National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, is set to meet with directors of insurance companies and major policy holders in Nigeria to strategise and ensure the local retention of insurance business and premium within the country.The post NAICOM to meet stakeholders on business retention within the country appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, has called on the government to initiate plans to harness potentials of the nation's marine resources to create a blue economy with a view to improving the quality of lives of its citizens.The post LCCI advocates harnessing maritime potential for a blue economy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
It is not as if I have never tried other seasonings but you know when you are used to a particular brand, changing habit is difficult because it really brings out the taste of my foodThe post Food giants bow to pressures to reduce salt, sugar in products appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Our history has been distorted for too long, all parties are guilty in this matter. Sometimes the actions and utterances of a few individuals have snowballed into genocidal consequences on whole ethnic groupsThe post Emmanuel Okotie-Ebohs testimony appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
The sweet memory of my youth service year in an Igboland of Asaba, Delta State in the 90s, is what I have continued to relish whenever a discourse on tribalism, sectionalism and the likes are on the front burner in my beloved country, Nigeria. The post Between Nigerian Igbo and Biafran Agitators ' A Northerner's Perspective appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
HOSTS of the newly launched .africa domain name, says the landrush to the domain name has just entered its final and fourth week.The post Landrush for .AFRICA domains hit final week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
NCC wishes to reassure the over 21 million Etisalat subscribers that it will do all within its regulatory power to ensure that Etisalat subscribers continue to enjoy the services provided by the operatorThe post ETISALAT DEBT: Stakeholders dread implications of take over appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
SMILE, a 4G LTE telecommunications service provider in West Africa, has announced its new device and bonus offers to reward customers, which it says will make it easier and more affordable for Smile customers to enjoy the benefits of its reliable internet.The post Smile introduces new offer on SMiFi, Router Starter Pack appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
AT the ongoing 2017 IT Professionals Assembly, in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigerian IT professionals will elect candidates who will pilot the affairs of the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria, CPN, till 2019. Already, there is deepening anxiety among IT professionals as three academic professors battle for the position of president/chairman of the Council of CPN.The post Three professors jostle for CPN leadership appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
While Nigeria is among the top five countries with over 3 million mobile subscriptions net additions in the first quarter of current financial year, latest Ericsson Mobility Report just released has predicted that 2.6 billion new mobile broadband subscribers will be added through 2022, averaging to more than one million each day.The post 2.6b new mobile broadband subscribers will be added in 2022 report appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Cameroon captain, Benjamin Moukandjo believes the Indomitable Lions have the players to turn the tables against the Super Eagles who are leading the African group B of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers.The post Indomitable Lions will return to Russia, says Moukandjo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
The muscle flexing and verbal exchanges have become common features as the Enugu Golf Section prepares to hold its highly competitive intra-club Monthly Mug for July. And with about a month to the event scheduled for July 29, 2017, the ardent golfers have begun intense training sessions to outwit one another.The post Golf: War of words as Enugu holds Monthly Mug appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Union Bank men's Hockey team captain, Okwudili Menyei said their target is to win this year's Hockey Super League billed for July 7 ' 14 in Abuja.The post Hockey League: Union Bank target title appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Ahead of this year's Hockey Super league in Abuja, Union Bank men's Hockey team of Lagos have began closed camping in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.The post Hockey Super League: Unoin Bank camp in Ibadan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
The FIFA Confederations Cup which enters the semi finals stage today has been an eye opener to many nations, particularly, for the participating countries. It wasn't rosy for the likes of Cameroon and New Zealand.The post 2018 W/Cup qualifiers: Cameroon's chances against Nigeria slim ' Cameroon coach appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
English Premier League club, West Ham United have intensified their pursuit of Super Eagles attacker, Kelechi Iheanacho.The post Iheanacho: West Ham make improved bid appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
If the latest submission of the Nigeria Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) is anything to go by, arrangements are in top gear to fund the nation's sports with proceeds from lottery games.The post Nigeria can fund sports with lottery fund ' Boloko appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
John McEnroe has refused to apologise for his comments about Serena Williams - and believes men should play against women to settle the argument.The post McEnroe refuses to apologise to Serena appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Five-time European Cup-winning footballer Paolo Maldini's tennis career ended abruptly on his debut on Tuesday when the AC Milan legend lost 6-1, 6-1 in a first-round doubles match.The post Legend Paolo Maldinis tennis career ends abruptly appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Coach Abubakar Bala of Niger Tornadoes FC, Minna on Tuesday said that the club would win their match against Katsina United on Wednesday, if his players adhere to instructions.The post I have a game plan to beat Katsina United ' Tornadoes Coach appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Reports have it that Olakunle Churchill has been given the bride price he paid in fulfillment all traditional requirements when he married Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh.The post Tonto Dikehs dad returns bride price to Olakunle Churchill appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
A middle-aged man, whose wife was rescued from his grips, while he was beating her, has said that he was provoked by her ill-treatment of his sick mother.The post Man batters wife; says 'dragging my sick mum on the ground is an insult I cant take' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
National security requires that ethnic and tribal sentiments be put aside in pursuit of a common goal; the prevention of total breakdown of law and order. If left to fester, violence does not discriminate between tribes or ethnicities, innocent or guilty, old or youngThe post Attack on Chief Olu Falae again by herdsmen: Urgent action appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Corruption, our unwillingness to speak out against it with one voice, is killing NigeriansThe post Moral relativism is terrorising Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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