NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [11 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 11 August, 2017.



Fri, 11 Aug 2017
US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the opioid crisis in the United States constitutes a "national emergency" and pledged to step up efforts to fight the epidemic.The post Trump declares opioid crisis a national emergency appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
There are a couple of safety tips you should keep in mind to protect yourself from certain avoidable occurrences.The post 5 safety tips for traveling long distances appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has expanded its 10-member committee on true federalism to 23, with a charge to the team to engage in deep and wide consultation, such that its final report will engender credibility and broad acceptance.The post APC not opposed to true federalism ' Odegie-Oyegun appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
IN a renewed move to tackle the growing level of insecurity in the state, the Lagos State House of Assembly has enacted laws to nip the worrying trend in the bud. This came to the fore during the second edition of the Lagos State House of Assembly media parley in commemoration of the 2nd anniversary of the eight assembly held in Lagos. The event, which took place at the Alhaji Lateef Jakande Auditorium Complex in Lagos Assembly Premises, Lagos, had security as one of the key issues discussed at 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Two groups of pro and anti-Buhari protesters, yesterday, hit the streets of Abuja to either support or lash out at the President who is currently on medical leave in London, United Kingdom.The post Buhari should resume or resign, Charly Boy insist as pro, anti-Buhari protesters clash appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Travellers heading to other cities or towns in Nigeria should definitely be aware that not everything is the same especially when it comes to culture. The post 7 ways to prevent cultural mistakes while on vacation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
lagos'Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says governing the bulging population of the state demands that one should be on his toes.The post Governing Lagos demands total concentration ' Ambode appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
lagos'Former Commonwealth Secretary General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, yesterday, said that the present leadership of the country seems to be indifferent to the fact that Nigeria is currently sleep-walking to a national disaster, recommending that the country fix its domestic situation to return to the global age of foreign policy achievements and high global standards.The post Nigeria sleep walking to national disaster ' Anyaoku appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
lagos'A grim picture of the nation's health status was painted yesterday with one of the discussants at a public lecture, Professor Pat Utomi, saying that the country is bleeding and needs healing to get her out of the state.The post Nigeria is bleeding, needs healing ' Utomi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Owerri'Ahead of the governorship election in Anambra scheduled for Saturday 18, November 2017, the Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Elders Council in Imo State, yesterday, said that the Anambra election must hold.The post Anambra Guber: BIM disagrees with IPOB; insists election must hold appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday screened candidates for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State.The post Anambra guber poll: PDP screens Oduah, Uba, others appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Stakeholders in South-East on Wednesday applauded the All Progressives Congress (APC) for sustaining democracy in the country.The post Timi Frank, others encouraging anarchy in APC South-East appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
EMPLOYEE Assistance Programme is critical to boosting national productivity and enhancing the nation's recovery from economic recession.The post Expert advocates Employee Assistance Programme to boost productivity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
THE Management of APM Terminals has said that it is not responsible for controlling traffic in Apapa and hence cannot be held liable for the gridlock in the area. The company said that like other stakeholders, it was a victim of the menacing Apapa gridlock.The post APMT to MWUN: We're not responsible for empty containers, traffic in Apapa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Nigerian Brands Carnival, a trademark platform of Brands Carnival Project Development Nigeria Limited is to partner the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment to promote Made-in-Nigeria goods.The post NBC, MITI to drive commercialisation of Made-in-Nigeria products appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The Shippers Association, Lagos State (SALS) has backed the probe of the missing 282 vessels at Nigerian Ports, by the Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise & Tariff and Marine Transport.The post Shippers back Senates probe of missing 282 vessels appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The Black race is mired in a state of war. But only one side is fighting. That, unfortunately, is our adversaries'our myriad competitors in the ceaseless struggle for survival.The post Black survival: New paradigms for an old problem appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The third reason he gave was that you are not sure signing such order would go well with your principalThe post Open letter to Acting President: Signing the necessary executive orders (2) appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
ASit was at the 2013 Worlds in Russia, Nigeria's medal hope Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor will be hoping for another out of the blue performance, to land a medal in the face of the tough American challenge in the women long jump finaltonightat7.10pm.The post London 2017:Gold, silver or bronze, Okagbare keeps Nigerians waiting appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
THE draw for the first round matches of this year's AITEO Cup competition will hold in Lagos today. The first round matches, which will involve the 64 surviving teams following the Preliminary Round played last week, will hold onWednesday, 16th August 2017.The post AITEO Cup first round draw holds today appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
ITwill be a handful for Captain Aisha Falode when she leads her SWAN Amazons teammates against a female PMAN side to be led by the effervescent Yinka Davies in a novelty match to usher the 2017 MerryBet-SWAN Cup.The post MerryBet-SWAN Cup: Falode, Yinka Davies in battle royale appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Seeking to empower Nigerians to reach their larger network, Airtel Nigeria has launched Overjara Back to Sender, in the Smart Connect series, for new subscribers.The post Airtel woos new subscribers with Ovajara Back to Sender appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
THENigeria Football Supporters Club have launched a campaign with the slogan 'Taming the Lions' as one of its strategies aimed at ensuring the Super Eagles defeat the invading Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers in Uyo and Limbe Cameroon coming up in September.The post Supporters Club launches Operation Tame the Lions appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
ZINOX Technologies has drawn notable foreign partners, including Intel Corp., Ashour, Tecsync Technology and Microsoft into the Nigerian mobile market, lining up an array of innovative devices that will hit the market soon. The devices according to the company will reflect its new vision and focus to further serve the Nigerian market with latest technologies of international standard.The post New line of mobile devices to herald ZINOX Future Visions appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
THEcoast is now clear with the pretenders already separated from contenders as top seeds enter the fray today in the main draw of singles event of the ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open holding at Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria.The post Nigeria Open:T/Tennis stars battle for $46,000 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Facebook Inc made its biggest move to date to compete in the television market by expanding its video offerings with programming ranging from professional women's basketball to a safari show and a parenting programme, media reports on Thursday.The post Facebook makes new bid for TV viewers with expanded video appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Coach Salisu Yusuf has opted for goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Orji Kalu and Osas Okoro, midfielders Alhassan Ibrahim and Ifeanyi Ifeanyi, forwards Stephen Odey and Ifeanyi George, and 13 other players forSunday's2018 African Nations Championship qualifying match away to Benin Republic.The post CHAN:Yusuf picks Ezenwa, Odey, 18 others to tackle Squirrels appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Nigeria moved up to the 38th position in the world and 6th in Africa in the latest FIFA rankings in July.The post FIFA rankings: Nigeria 6th in Africa, 38th in world appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Liverpool have rejected a second bid from Barcelona for influential Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho worth 100 million euros (90.3 million), British media claimed Wednesday.The post Liverpool reject Barca 100-million euro Coutinho bid reports appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Borussia Dortmund on Thursday said they had rejected an offer from Barcelona for Ousmane Dembele, as the wantaway forward was suspended for missing training.The post Dembele suspended as Dortmund reject Barcelona bid appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Tite who manages Neymar at national team level feels the time has come for the player to fight Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the Ballon d'Or.The post Neymar has joined Messi and Ronaldo in race for Ballon dOr- Tite appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
How African film makers brought Dallas to standstill By Benjamin Njoku THEsecond edition of The African Film Festival, TAFF, which held recently in Dallas, Texas, the United States, may have come and gone, but the glamour, the hurdles and the triumphs that preceded the week-long festival would not be forgotten in a hurry. The festivalRead MoreThe post Memories of TAFF 2017: The glamour, the hurdles and the triumphs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
In the quest to qualify for the live showing of the second night of the battle rounds of Airtel The Voice Nigeria season 2, contestants delivered stellar performances as they struggled to outperform one another.The post Intrigues, surprises on Airtel TVN season 2 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Some indigenes of Badagry on Thursday visited four locations at Iyana Ipaja, a suburb of Lagos ,where'Jemeji'' a soap opera and an indigenous movie series on Badagry, one of the five old divisions of Lagos State, is being recorded.The post 'Jemeji'': Movie on Badagry debuts soon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
AKURE ' AJAPA Community in Arogbo 11, Ese- Odo council area of Ondo State, is fast becoming a haven for criminals of all shades. Youths of the community have taken kidnapping and militancy as their vocation despite the cries and appeals from notable personalities from the area. Reports had it that the level of criminality perpetuated in the community is being discussed in the nation's highest security echelons.The post Ajapa: Ondo community notorious for kidnapping, militancy appeared 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The leadership of theThe leadership of the National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has described the gunmen attack on St Phillips Catholic Church,Ozubulu in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State, as barbaric, heinous and sacrilege. In a statement signed by its National President, Kamal'deen Akuntunde,The post NACOMYO bemoans Ozoubulu church attack appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The Worldwide Head and Caliph of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, His Holiness, Mirza Masroor Ahmad has condemned the oppression of women accross the world saying Islam is vehemently opposed to the oppression of the female folk in all ramifications.The post Stop oppression of women, Mirza Masroor Ahmad urges appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
ACONSORTIUM of Non- Governmental Organisations in Nigeria have called on the United Nations to investigate Israel's use of excessive force against Palestinian protesters during the closure of Muslims third holiest Mosque, Al-Aqsa in Jerusalem.The post Groups to UN: Probe Israeli attack on Aqsa Mosque appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Last Friday, about 37000 Muslims gathered at the Hadeeqatul Mahdi (Oakland Farm), Green Street, East Worldham, Alton, Hampshire, London, for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community's annual convention.The post Ahmadiyya holds convention on 'Global Peace, Justice' in London appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
OLEH'A robbery suspect was, yesterday, shot dead in a gun battle with some policemen at Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State.The post Robbery suspect killed in clash with police appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Another ritualists' den has been uncovered in Lagos, barely 24-hours after a similar discovery was made at Ojokoro, along Lagos/Abeokuta expressway.The post Another ritualists den uncovered in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has confirmed the sacking of 96 of his aides. His Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, made the confirmation when he briefed National Assembly correspondents in Abuja on Thursday. Olaniyonu explained that the action was taken to reduce Saraki's aides and reposition the office toward delivering on the mandate []The post Why Saraki sacked 96 aides' Senate President provides answers appeared first on The Spark. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Pop star Taylor Swift was in court on Thursday to give her testimony in what she termed a horrifying and shocking incident, when in June 2013 a former radio DJ intentionally groped her. The trial stems from Swifts allegation that Mueller, a former radio DJ for KYGO, inappropriately touched her at a backstage meet-and-greet at []The post Taylor Swift back in court over horrifying assault case appeared first on The Spark. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Recent rumours believe that Chelsea winger Kenedy is in talks with Newcastle over a move to St James' Park on a season-long loan. Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has said he hopes to sign Kenedy before Sundays opener against Tottenham. Benitez said: It is very hard because the prices are crazy. We missed some targets at []The post Newcastle set to sign Kenedy on loan from Chelsea appeared first on The Spark. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Peter Bosz, the manager of Borussia Dortmund admits he is unaware of the whereabouts of midfielder Ousmane Dembele. The 20-year-old missed first-team training on Thursday amidst rumours of a reported move to Barcelona as the Spanish club aim to find a replacement for Neymar who just completed a 198m move to Paris Saint-Germain. Peter Bosz []The post Dortmund searching for Ousmane Dembele amidst player exit rumours appeared first on The Spark. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Manchester United are expected to make another attempt to sign Internazionale winger Ivan Perisic this week. Mourinho is also open to signing a defender preferably a left-back as Luke Shaw and Ashley Young continue to recover from long-term injuries. United have expressed interest in Tottenham defender Danny Rose. There have been no further []The post Transfer Window: One more signing and we are set Mourinho appeared first on The Spark. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The General Overseer of Mount Zion Faith Global Liberation Ministries Inc, Nnewi, Anambra State, Bishop Abraham Chris Udeh has declared that the call for referendum by leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu is perfect. He added that the call to boycott the Anambra governorship election was also in order. The cleric []The post Biafra: Bishop Udeh calls Nnamdi Kanus struggle, perfect appeared first on The Spark. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
VICE-Chancellor, Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka, Prof. Victor Peretomode, has said that one of the factors to maintain and sustain a stable academic calender in Nigerian varsities was the need for a healthy and cordial relationship between institutions' management and various unions in the schools.The post Cordial working relationship fostering stable academic calendar- Delsu VC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 11 Aug 2017
The corpse of the second Lassa fever victim simply identified as Mr Hope, that died within 24 hours after admission in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, has been buried, even as a 22-year-old male patient is undergoing medical observation for suspected Lassa fever at the Ogun State General Hospital, Ijaiye, Abeokuta..The post How we buried Lassa fever victim ' LASG appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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