NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 JULY, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Guardian Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 26 July, 2017.

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has written President Alpha Conde of Guinea, thanking him for the nationwide prayers held, last week, by Guineans for his recovery and good health.The post I shall return to my duties, continue serving Nigerians soon Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
First and foremost, I believe what happened was great for the PDP; it was great for Nigeria, for democracy and the rule of law. You could see that immediately after the Supreme Court passed its judgment, there was a lot of excitement, chest beating, and people were celebrating all over and surprisingly not even by PDP members alone but even non-PDP members.The post Those who deserted PDP can now return Alkali appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
A Chief Magistrate's Court in Sango, yesterday, dismissed charges filed against the man who named his dog 'Buhari' in a community in Ogun state.The post Court frees man that named dog Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
A President and ruling party already under considerable suspicion for intolerance do not need the distraction of this BillThe post Nigerias toxic NGO regulation bill appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
ENUGU'THERE was excitement across the South East geopolitical zone last week, following the declaration of support for restructuring of the country by the former Vice President and Waziri of Adamawa, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The post Ohanaeze Ndigbo excited over Atiku's support for restructuring appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017
THIS week's column should be seen as one piece with last week's talking point entitled, 'Some thoughts for the Nigerian child'. In other words, today's discussion is, for me, a continuation of last week's discourse which aimed to take a stand for the younger elements of our society, especially school-age children and the trained youth without much prospect in a Nigeria that is programmed against them.The post True meaning of the May/June 2017 WASSCE result appeared 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
A chieftain of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in Imo State, Mr. Okey Ezeh, yesterday, said the current structure of Nigeria has a lot of 'imperfections.'The post Restructuring: Nigeria has lot of imperfections 'APGA chieftain appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Professional women groups in Kano State, yesterday, defied an early morning downpour and what they described as 'Police meddlesomeness' to protest rising cases of rape in the city and its environs.The post Kano women accuse govt, Police of frustrating anti-rape protest appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
LIFE has returned to riverine communities in Delta and Bayelsa States, as soldiers, have relaxed the heavy siege to the riverine communities over the killing of a soldier at a checkpoint in Ogbogbagbene community, Burutu Local Government Area, penultimate Thursday. The post Army lifts siege to Delta, Bayelsa riverine communities appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
A widow, Comfort Enyinna, has called on the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, to release her son, Arthur, who was reportedly arrested by soldiers in Aba, on 14th July, 2017, over an undisclosed offence.The post Widow cries to Buratai over 'missing' son appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
A lecturer found to have collected money to clear students with carry-overs in some courses has been sacked by College of Education, Akwanga, Nasarawa State.The post Lecturer sacked for collecting money to clear carry-overs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Borno State government has embarked on the construction of 10.7-kilometre perimeter fencing of the University of Maiduguri, UNIMAID, to safeguard it against Sambisa Forest, from where suicide bombers have been invading the campusThe post Borno embarks on 10.7km fencing of UNIMAID appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
THE ex-President, Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has called on former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, to intervene in the country's politics for elder statesmen to give way to a young generation of leaders.The post Agbakoba writes OBJ: Tell elders to give way to young leaders appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
HUNDREDS of Echara community indigenes in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, yesterday, grounded Enugu Government House, protesting planned creation of a new autonomous community in the area.The post Villagers reject new autonomous community, storms Govt House appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
OVER 200 pensioners in Imo state, have prayed to God to rescue them from pain, suffering, intimidation and lack of money.The post Hundreds of Imo pensioners pray God for rescue appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control, NAFDAC, yesterday said there were no 'killer' anti-malarial medicines in Nigeria.The post No 'killer anti-malarial drugs in Nigeria, NAFDAC assures appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hamid Ali (retd), has directed the immediate removal of all illegal Customs check-points across the country.The post Customs C-G orders removal of illegal check-points appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Barely a few hours after the Joint OPEC-Non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee, JMMC, met in St. Petersburg, Russia, for its fourth meeting on July 24, 2017, to review last month's report as well as the first six months of the Declaration of Cooperation as submitted by the Joint OPEC-Non-OPEC Technical Committee, JTC, crude oil price has risen from $48 to $50 per barrel.The post Oil price hits $50 per barrel appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Wed, 26 Jul 2017
EXACTLY two weeks after the 30-day papal ultimatum to all Ahiara Catholic priests to apologise and accept Peter Okpalaeke as their bishop, the 529-member Ahiara Diocese Worldwide Laity Council has written another letter to Pope Francis, praying for justice and protection from a 'rapacious predator.'The post Come to Ahiara and give us justice, Laity pleads with Pope appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
DELTA State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor, has reaffirmed that the state government in partnership with the state House of Assembly, will pass the Anti-Grazing Bill currently before the state Assembly.The post Deltall pass Anti-Grazing Bill 'A-G appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
FRONTLINE leader and 2015 governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Olorogun O'Tega Emerhor, has said his party has since served a quit notice on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state.The post 2019: Weve issued notice of quit to Okowa, PDP Emerhor appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Former councillor of Okene Local Government Area, Iliyasu Suleiman, has been arrested by the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Unit,IRT, over alleged connection with the kidnap of the mother of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, three years ago.The post Ex-councillor, 3 others nabbed over kidnap of Kogi governor Bellos mother appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
The scar above John McCain's eye and purplish bruise on his face stood as evidence that all was not normal in the US Senate. The post Americas warrior-senator McCain returns to Senate appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
US President Donald Trump accused Syria's leader Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday of committing "horrible" crimes against humanity and vowed to prevent his regime from carrying out any more chemical attacks.The post Trump wont let Assad get away with horrible crimes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to impose tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, a move that will antagonize the Kremlin as well as European nations fearing economic ramifications.The post US House passes sanctions against Russia, Iran, NKorea appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
POLITICAL parties not considered to be big in the estimation of many voters have started acquiring offices in the state capital, Awka as an attraction for governorship aspirants.The post Small parties hiring offices to woo big aspirants appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
The Imo state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has revealed that he would be contesting the 2019 presidential election on two conditions; if President Muhammadu Buhari declines to seek a re-election and if 10 million Nigerians endorse him.The post I'll contest 2019 presidency if Buhari declines re-election ' Okorocha appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said that the only justification for the prefix "Excellency" attached to the names of elected government officials and other dignitaries was to build a virile society for the people.The post There is no Excellency in us ifOsinbajo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it is determined to leverage ICT and break its monopoly and open up the economy to foreign investors just as it did in the Telecom sector.The post FG to leverage ICT, open up economy to foreign investors ' Minister appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
THE Federal Government, yesterday, pledged to complete the river ports located at Baro in Niger State, Lokoja in Kogi State and Oguta in Imo State, which have been abandoned for about a decade before the end of 2019.The post FG to complete abandoned river ports projects in 2019 Amaechi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
THE Nigeria power sector lost N7. 73 billion in seven days between Tuesday, July 18 and Monday, July 24, 2017, due to gas and water constraints, as power supply leapt to 3, 221 Megawatts per hour (MWh/h).The post Power sector lost N7.73bn in one week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
The naira yesterday depreciated to N369.5 per dollar in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window in spite of increased dollar supply.The post Naira depreciates to N369.5/$ in NAFEX appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell said Tuesday it has shut down a key crude supply pipeline in Nigeria's restive south because of a leak.The post Shell shuts down key supply pipeline in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
9mobile, the mobile operator formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria, has appointed Citigroup and Standard Bank to find an investor to buy into the firm and three companies have shown interest, a banking source close to the deal said on Tuesday.The post 9mobile asks Citi, Standard Bank to find new investors source appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says easing the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) will pull real lending rates to a negative territory.The post Reason for retaining MPR is . Emefiele appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has retained the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 14 per cent with asymmetric corridor of +200/500 basis points.The post CBN retains rate as external reserve hits $30 b appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, warned that the nation's economy may relapse into another recession, citing the N2.5 trillion budget deficit recorded by the Federal Government in six months and other factors as major threats to a fragile economic recovery.The post Recession: CBN warns as FG records N2.51trn deficit in 6 mths appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
It is important that the DISCOS change their ways and mode of operation The post Tribute to a colossus, Omafuakpore Agbonifo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Rochas Okorocha's jibe at Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, following the wide doubts expressed by Nigerians at the authenticity of the photograph emanating from the APC governors' purported visit to Muhammadu Buhari in London is a sign of desperation to serve the evil purposes for which the Imo State governor has been procured.The post Fani-Kayode and Rochas are not in the same class Ndukwe appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Women are no longer trailblazers, the only woman in their field; they are part of an overflowing pipeline of future leaders. Women are no longer competing for just one seat at the table; they are sitting side by side on executive boards at companies large and small. The post Solabomi Okonkwo: Unveiling a new leader in marketing communications appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
I thought deeply about a suitable caption to appropriately capture my elations when I reflected on the Nigerian army and the anti-terrorism campaigns in the last two years. After much thought, in the light of another heroic celebration of the Army boss, I was also careful enough to adopt a choice that would fairly represent the positive judgment of majority of Nigerians.The post Buratai: A patriot 'Numero Uno' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
What's gwan inna wa cwantry'''What language is that'''English of course.''Sounds like Creole to me. Why don't you just talk straight'''Nobody talks straight in this country anymore.'The post Lunch in London, anxiety in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Former Super Eagles winger, Emmanuel Amuneke, has backed head coach Gernot Rohr's monitoring of Super Eagles players in his efforts to ensure that Nigeria qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.The post 2018 World Cup: Rohr, NFF need support ' Amuneke appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Former Super Eagles coach, Andrew Aikhuomogbe believes there is need for the Super Eagles technical crew to recall Vincent Enyeama back into the team as replacement for Carl Ikeme ahead of Nigeria's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon.The post Eagles need Enyeama against Cameroon ' Aikhuomogbe appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Against all odds, the Athletics Federations of Nigeria is hopeful of participating in the IAAF World Championships billed for August 4-13 in London.The post London 2017 Worlds: AFN picks 12 athletes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Enyimba head coach, Gbenga Ogunbote insists that the club belong to the elite of African football and is eager to guide the 'People's Elephant' to a place in the 2018 Caf Champions League.The post Enyimba belong to Champions League ' Ogunbote appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
The Youth Sports Federation Of Nigeria, YSFON, has assured Nigerian youths of a memorable time in Owerri when the 16th edition of the Chief of the Naval Staff Boys U-14 and the 8th edition of the Naval Officers Wives Association (NOWA) U-17 Girls Championships begin from 5th to 12th of August 2017 at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri.The post Owerri set to host CNS football tourney appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho expressed surprise Tuesday at the three-match ban that UEFA handed defender Eric Bailly on Monday.The post Bailly ban very harsh Mourinho appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Results from the Champions League third qualifying round, first-leg ties on Tuesday:The post UEFA Champions League results appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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