NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [18 JULY, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 18 July, 2017.

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Officials of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA have been summoned to appear before the Senate on Thursday to explain how 282 ships disappeared from Nigerian ports between 2010 and 2016.The post N7trn lost annually as 282 ships vanish from ports Senate, House Reps appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Tue, 18 Jul 2017
A Federal high court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday, adjourned till September 15 for the arraignment of the 23 staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, mentioned in the bribery allegation in Rivers State.The post Arraignment of 23 INEC officials mentioned in Rivers bribe scandal for Sept 15 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Total Nigeria Plc has provided scholarship for six secondary schools students of Koko origin in Delta State, after the 2016/2017 Koko Scholarship examination at the Iwere College Hall.The post 6 Koko indigenes get Total's scholarship appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tunubu, has endorsed Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State for a second term in office.The post Tinubu endorses Ganduje for second term appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
DELTA State Government has expressed its commitment in the funding of education and upgrade of educational facilities to world standards despite the economic downturn currently faced in the country.The post Delta govt restates commitment to funding of education appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Edo State Government, yesterday, mourned the demise of Supreme Court justice and the Obaseki of Benin Kingdom, Justice Andrew Obaseki (retd.), describing his death as a great loss to the state and the nation as a whole.The post Edo govt mourns Justice Obaseki appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
ETETE (BENIN) chapter of the Electricity Sector of Pensioners has dissociated itself from the appointment of Mr. Abel Eikhor as its chairman, Caretaker Committee by the National Union of Pensioners, NUP, insisting that they will have nothing to do with him since he has been banned from attending their monthly meetings.The post Etete electricity pensioners disown caretaker cttee chair appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
FITTERS Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, FISSAN, has alleged incessant outsourcing of construction projects in Nigeria's oil and gas sector by foreign-based companies, lamenting that the country's economy was crawling due to capital flight.The post FISSAN faults projects outsourcing by foreign firms appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
GENERAL Overseer, Christ MercyLand Deliverance Ministry, Effurun, Delta State, Prophet Jeremiah Funfeyin has admonished youths in the community to be closer to God and be good ambassadors of Christ at all times.The post Be good ambassadors of God, cleric tells Uvwie youths appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday, announced the establishment of a -million-dollar Venture Capital to boost the Creative Industry.The post FG creates $1m Venture Capital to boost creative industry appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers yesterday appealed to the NNPC to provide alternative loading depots for petroleum tankers to check the recurring gridlock in Apapa area of Lagos State.The post Apapa gridlock: NUPENG wants alternative loading depots for tankers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
OGOGOORO (local gin) sellers, transporters and auto mechanics in Bomadi, Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, expressed frustration over the alleged destruction of their drinks worth over N10 million, motorcycles, tricycles, vehicle windscreens, tyres and speedboat outboard engines by soldiers of the 222 Battalion, Bomadi, hunting for militants that killed a soldier at Ogbogbogbane, Burutu Local Government Area of the state, last Thursday.The post Hunt for militants in Delta: Tr 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The Appeal Court has dismissed a stay of proceedings application filed by the governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, in a case challenging his election into office.The post Ondo guber: Akeredolu loses at Appeal Court appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Ms. HadizaBala-Usman, has disclosed that the decision of the federal government to end the monopoly of Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited (Intels) in respect of importers' right to choose their preferred terminals or ports for their cargoes was in national interest and to ensure a level playing field for all terminal operators.The post End to Intels monopoly at the Port in national interest 'Bala-Usman appeared firs 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The 1992 set of the Association of Mass Communication Students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, has concluded arrangements to hold a mentoring programme for the students of the department tomorrow.The post AMACOS '92 alumni to mentor MAPOLY students appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has launched his presidential campaign ahead of the 2019 general elections.The post 2019: Fayose launches presidential ambition on social media appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
DELTA State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zanna Ibrahim has refuted claims by the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC and the senator representing Delta Central senatorial district, Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege that the lawmaker, his wife and APC chieftains narrowly escaped an assassination attempt on them on Saturday.The post Police refute assassination claims on Omo-Agege appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State has called on Nigerians to ignore allegations by a Rivers' activist' Livingstone Nwechie on a national television yesterday, saying he lacked integrity.The post PDP, APC bicker over allegations by Rivers 'activist appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The Federal Government has commended the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over the completion of rice mill in Elele-Alimini, Emuoha Local Government Area of Rivers.The post NDDC rice mill will end rice importation ' Minister appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
A public forum held in Abuja recently provided another opportunity for the financial autonomy of the legislature at state levels to be put on the front burner of national discourse. Financial autonomy enables the state assemblies the freedom to access their budgetary allocations directly without the current trend of depending on the good graces of the Executive Branch (the Governors).The post Financial autonomy for State Assemblies appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
HE national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, is being put to task over an alleged plot to compromise the forthcoming primaries of the party. Central to the alleged plot, it is claimed, is the lobbying of a high profile aspirant in the party who sources claim has been lobbying the national leadership of the party to alter the delegates' list with the aim of putting his stooges into the list of delegates which emerged from the 2014 congresses of the party.The post Anambra pol 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
President-General of Urhobo Progress Union Worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga, has urged politicians in Urhobo land to eschew violence, warning that no Urhobo blood should be shed on account of politics.The post No Urhobo blood should be shed for politics ' Taiga appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
POLITICAL parties preparing for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State are beginning to feel the impact of the incumbency as wielded by Governor Willie Obiano of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA.The post Anambra Poll: APC ponders pruning of candidates appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Monday, said that the country did not need any restructuring.The post We dont need restructuring in Nigeria Okorocha appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The U.S. government is allowing 15,000 additional visas for temporary seasonal workers to help American businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm because of a shortage of such labor, the Department of Homeland Security said on Monday.The post US approves 15,000 visas for temporary workers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Minister of Women Affairs, Senators Aisha Jummai Alhassan has called on the leadership of political parties in the country to give more slots to women to enable them participate in partisan politics and governance in the country.The post 'Mama Nigeria' visits PDP, demands more women participation in politics appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
By Anthony Ogbonna Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has, on a lighter note, promised the Comptroller-General of Customs, Colonel Hamid Ali, that he would personally move the motion that Mr. Ali should wear jeans and T-Shirt if he so desires provided that Customs ends smuggling of goods, especially rice into the country.The post I'll move motion that you wear jeans, T-Shirt if you end smuggling ' Saraki tells Customs boss appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Monday raised the alarm over the recent visit of the former British Prime Minister, Mr. Tony Blair to the Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir 'el-Rufai, recalling that it was the same British godfathers' military and diplomatic support to the core North that enabled Nigeria to defeat Biafra between 1967 and 1970.The post Tony Blair has come to instigate another civil war in Nigeria IPOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
There was a slight improvement in power supply, as cumulative power sent out last week stood at 21,042 megawatts, MW, as against 19,985MW sent out the previous week, data obtained from the National Electricity System Operator, an arm of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, showed.The post Power supply slightly improves at 21,042MW appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
STANEL Group has commissioned an ultra-modern luxury mega centre (Stanel World) with 1.5million litre gas capacity in Anambra State.The post Stanel Group commissions luxury mega centre in Anambra appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The Nigeria chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has thrown its weight behind the new gas master plan which was recently approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC).The post SPE backs FGs gas master policy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The naira yesterday appreciated to N362.21 per dollar at the Nigeria Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEX) window, even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), injected $195 million into the interbank foreign exchange market.The post Naira appreciates at NAFEX as CBN injects $195/$ appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Neconde Energy Limited, operator of oil mining lease, OML, 42, said it has not violated the rights of the host communities as it has eschewed nepotism and tribalism in the operation of the oil block located in Delta StateThe post OML 42: Neconde debunks allegations of tribalism, nepotism and rights violation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
In furtherance of its commitment to creating equal opportunity for Nigeria children's, Total Nigeria Plc has taken an additional sponsorship of one house with the SOS Children's Villages in Jos.The post CSR: Jos SOS village gets Total Nigeria support appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has injected $195million into the inter-bank segment of the foreign exchange market, continuation of its drive to ensure the stability of the exchange rate.The post Forex: CBN injects $195m into FX market appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Tue, 18 Jul 2017
HE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will this week continue its tight monetary policy by issuing treasury bills to mop-up N238 billion.The post CBN to mop-up N238bn as NBS releases June inflation data appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
HAVING witnessed massive capital depletion while the economic downturn persists, a segment of the insurance industry, especially the fringe players are now lobbying the regulatory authorities to have access to their statutory deposit lodged in the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.The post Depleting capital: Insurers seek access to N30bn statutory deposit appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The chic evening clutch-bags, dainty sandals and leather smartphone accessories on display in a showroom in an upscale district of Cameroon's capital, Yaound, would not look out of place at the smartest dinner parties.The post Displaced Cameroonians mean business in escaping Boko Haram appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The All Progressives Congress conducted its primaries recently to elect candidates for the July 22 Local Government and councilorship election. As it is natural in the contest of this nature, tempers were high and there were issues which arose from complaints by members of the party who did not agree with the party's position of returning some candidates on the principle of consensus.The post Lagos APC primaries and matters arising appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Nothing will work in Nigeria so long as the notion that NdIgbo are 'defeated people' still holds water The post Biafra: The war rages on by other means appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
I think Nigerians need the skill and subtlety of the barber to tame our leadersThe post When next I visit the Barber's shop' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The daunting task of surmounting homelessness in Nigeria can be achieved as early as the next decade Mr. Ben Uche Odunzeh, Chairman of EUC Homes Limited has posited.The post Ben Odunzeh proffers solutions to end homelessness in the next decade appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
A total of 300 players from 20 teams in 10 Local Government Areas would compete for one trophy at the 'Peller Unity Football Cup' which will commence on Tuesday, July 12and end on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the National Youth Service Corps Orientation Camp, Oyo State.The post Twenty teams for Peller Unity Cup appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Having missed out numerous times on hosting the World Cup, Morocco says it is ready to take over from Cameroon in staging the 2019 African Cup of Nations 'in case of lack of capacity'.The post Morocco ready to host 2019 AFCON if .. appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
The success and improvement Victor Moses enjoyed at Chelsea last season helped convince Antonio Rudiger to join the Premier League club.The post Moses success helped convince Rudiger of Chelsea move appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Barcelona announced Monday record income of 708 million euros ($812.8m) for 2016/2017 with an after-tax profit of 18m euros.The post Barca announce record $800m revenue, with after-tax profit of 18m euros appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Former Olympic sprint star, Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended from athletics pending an investigation into alleged corruption.The post IAAF suspends Frankie Fredericks appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
FIFA President Gianni Infantino is at the head of a pool of global football administrators and stakeholders who are in Rabat, Morocco for a two 'day African Football Symposium starting on Tuesday.The post Infantino in Rabat as CAF considers 24 'team AFCON appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
"War for the Planet of the Apes" won this weekend's battle of the box office in North America, riding on strong reviews and ever more natural-looking apes to take $56.3 million.The post Apes swings to top of US box office appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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