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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [17 AUGUST, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 17 August, 2017.


Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Oko community in Anambra State, the country home of former Vice President Alex Ekwueme, has renewed call to the Anambra State government to save them from indiscriminate sand excavation.The post Oko community renews call to Anambra govt over sand excavation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
THE internally-displaced persons, IDPs, taking refuge at Dr. Ali Monguno Resettlement camp in Maiduguri have condemned last Friday's raid of the United Nation's North-East Zonal office in the metropolis by the Nigerian Army, in search of top commander of Boko Haram terrorists.The post Borno IDPs decry troops raid on UN office appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
THE National Orientation Agency, NOA, has warned all ethnic groups residing in Bauchi State to avoid utterances capable of causing division and hatred among the people of the state.The post Avoid divisive utterances, NOA warns Bauchi people appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
As part of ongoing spirited efforts to de-congest the prisons, Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has assented to the community service punishment law, in which convicts will undertake hours of community service for minor offences, instead of prison terms.The post Ajimobi introduces community service to de-congest prisons, courts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
ONE person was feared dead, yesterday, at Ekwulobia in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State during a clash between security operatives and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.The post One feared dead as Police, IPOB clash in Anambra appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
FEW days ago, leaders of the National Union of Chemical, Footwear, Leather, Rubber, and Non-Metallic Products Employees, NUCFRLANMPE, met at the union's national secretariat, Otta, Ogun State, on the aegis of the National Administrative Council, NAC/ Central Working Committee, CWC, to review the state of the Union and members' welfare.The post Outsourcing, casualisation de-unionising us- NUCFRLANMPE appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Over N400 billion was paid out to public officials as bribes in Nigeria between June 2015 and May 2016, a government report disclosed, yesterday.The post Public officials took N400bn bribe in 1 year NBS appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
IT was a celebration galore, yesterday, at the palace of the Pere of Kabowei Kingdom, Patani, Delta State, following the emergence of a new monarch of the kingdom, HRM Erebulu Aduo III.The post Kabowie kingdom gets youngest monarch in Ijaw nation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
In a bid to transpose photography industry and to draw attention to its importance in the narratives of the evolution of human communities, CORA/Arterial Network and the CopyrightX Nigeria Alumni (CNA) in collaboration with African Artists' Foundation (AAF) is set to commemorate this year's World Photo Day Saturday August 19 in Lagos.The post CORA/Arterial, CNA marks 2017 World Photo Day in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Tecno Mobile, weekend, at the 2017 edition of the Titans of Tech Awards won the Pan-African Mobile Phone Brand of the year award.The post Tecno Mobile bags Pan-African mobile phone of the year award appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
YENAGOA'INDIGENES of Opu-Okumbiri community on the Atlantic fringe of Akassa in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have raised alarm over 'frequent and unwarranted attacks on local fishermen along the continental shelf-shallow waters by trawlers.'The post Bayelsa community alleges trawlers' attacks appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, charged the state delegation to the 2017 Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to be good ambassadors of the state.The post Obaseki charges Hajj pilgrims to be good ambassadors appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
PORT HARCOURT'Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, who is a member of the Body of Benchers and the chief host of the just-concluded African Bar Association, AFBA, annual conference in Port Harcourt, the state capital, has said he believes Africa is on the right path in terms of attracting world trade and investments.The post Wike hails AFBA confab, says Africa on right path appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
eThink, the first Certified Moodle Partner in Nigeria, has launched a program that will allow schools across Africa to collaborate and share resources online through the Moodle Learning Management System.The post eThink education becomes the first certified Moodle partner in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
PORT HARCOURT'Belema and Offoi-Ama communities in Kula Kingdom, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State, have disagreed with Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, over the N600 million the oil firm claimed it invested in the development of the area.The post You lied, Rivers communities blast Shell over claims of N600m CSR appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has disclosed plans by the state government to set up a special court that will try human traffickers, saying the activities of the perpetrators had become an embarrassment to the state.The post Were setting up special court to prosecute human traffickers 'Obaseki appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
ABUJA'Nigeria Youth Parliament yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the report of the 2014 National Confab, saying it contained home-grown solutions to economic and political challenges bedeviling the country.The post Implement 2014 National Confab report now, Youth Parliament tells Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
PDP aspirant Dr. Alex Obiogbolu, has praised the sense of unity among party members urging them to sustain it towards achieving the desired goal of defeating the incumbent APGA administration.The post Why PDP delegates should look at me to beat Obiano ' Obiogbolu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
MEGA Progressives Peoples Party, MPPP, governorship aspirant, Prince Angus Chuma Ojukwu, said that even if Governor Willie Obiano emerges as the APGA candidate he will not win the main election because of the main enemies he created in the last three years.The post Obiano's many enemiesll not allow him win 'Ojukwu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
KKAWAAPU Amalgamated Tricycle Union of Anambra State, an umbrella body uniting all the tricycle unions operating in the state, has endorsed Governor Willie Obiano for second term, and pledged to work assiduously to ensure his re-election bid is achieved.The post Tricycle Union endorses Obianos second term bid appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Nigerian born international CEO, Adebayo Ogunlesi has now ceased to be an adviser to embattled US President Donald Trump. Trump sacked him today along with other distinguished CEOs counselling him via two councils on how to 'Make America Great Again'.The post Breaking: Trump sacks Nigeria's Ogunlesi as adviser appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
PayU Nigeria has introduced PayU Subscription, a payment method which allows merchants to safely and securely collect payments from consumers who have recurring bills or subscription payments in a seamless way.The post PayU Nigeria introduces payment solution for recurring bills appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
THE newly launched Remita mobile application (App) by SystemSpecs will be of great benefit to Small and MediumEnterprises (SMEs), John Obaro, Managing Director of SystemSpecs has said.The post 'SMEs to benefit from Remita App' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
LUCKY Fibers Plc, manufacturers of Nobel Carpets, in partnership with Prime Women Builders Foundation of Nigeria (PWOBFON), is organizing a vocational training for upcoming entrepreneurs on how to effectively run their businesses in order to reach their full potential.The post Firm partners women group to train upcoming entrepreneurs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
If PDP is too hot to handle, especially with Fayose and the other hot heads in the PDP not ready to give him an inch, then, APC becomes the next most feasible optionThe post Is Kashamu Buruji headed for APC' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Instead of requesting cases started by other agencies, the AGF should initiate his own high-profile cases The post Malami, EFCC, ICPC and the anti-corruption fight appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
SINCE the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, announced that the National Identity Number, NIN, has become a major pre-condition for citizenship and that enforcement of no NIN, no international passport, may be in force January 2018, many Nigerians have been spoiling for war. While some feel that such pronouncement has no basis at all, others argue that it was too hasty, considering the precarious nature of the Nigerian state at the moment and the heterogeneous population of the count 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
The opening match of the 2017 Nigeria Women Premier League Super Four mini League will be flagged off in Benin City on September 9, with Nasarawa Amazons taking on Bayelsa Queens in the opening match. In the draw conducted yesterday in Lagos, Delta Queens will also clash with three time champions, Rivers Angels on match day one.The post Nigeria Women Premier League Super 4: Amazons, Queens to clash in opening match appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has been denied a work permit to play for English Championship side Birmingham City.The post FA denies Onazi work permit appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Home-based Super Eagles on Wednesday beat Kano Pillars 1-0 in a friendly match in preparation for the Championship for African Nations (CHAN) qualifying match against Benin Republic. 'The post Home-based Eagles beat Kano Pillars 1-0' in friendly' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Barcelona have struck a 104million deal with Liverpool to sign Philippe Coutinho, according to reports in the Spanish media.The post Liverpool agree 104m Coutinho sale appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Everton signed Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson from Premier League rivals Swansea for a club record 45 million ($58m, 49.4m euros) on Wednesday.The post Sigurdsson completes record 45 million move to Everton appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will be allowed to wear lighter gloves when they clash in their Las Vegas superfight this month, it was confirmed on Wednesday.The post Boxing: Mayweather, McGregor to wear lighter gloves appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday demonstrated his administration's commitment to the frugal allocation of the resources accruing to the state by setting up a contact group with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) to review road contracts awarded by the state government.The post Obaseki partners COREN to check inflated road contracts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Popular Abuja club, The Bank has officially shut down following series of controversies that have trailed its success recently.The post The Bank Abuja shuts down, social media accounts hacked appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
THE labour of our heroes past shall never be in vain. This is one way of appreciating our Federal and State Governments for carefully designing pension schemes for former Presidents and Vice Presidents; and former Governors and their Deputies.The post Saraki's money in Saraki's House appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
ABOUT a week ago, the photo of Senator Francis Arthur Nzeribe looking terribly invalidated by age and (may be ill-health) trended in the social media. There were cries and hisses of 'vanity upon vanity', that Biblical expression coined by King Solomon.The post Don't resume or resign appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Everton have completed the club-record signing of midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson from Swansea City for a fee believed to be about 45m. The 27-year-old passed a medical at the club earlier on Wednesday. Sigurdssons transfer fee eclipses Evertons previous record of 31.8m to Chelsea for Romelu Lukaku in 2014. Hopefully I will continue to create goals []The post Everton adds Gylfi Sigurdsson to their summer haul for 45m appeared first on The Spark. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
UNITED Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, has said that about two billion youths globally between 15 and 25 years need good competitive education, jobs and a future to look forward to. Guterres stated this at the opening ceremony of the Federal Science and Technical College, FSTC, Yaba, Model United Nations maiden conference in Lagos, themed Communicating the Future Through Information Technology For Senior Secondary Students.The post 2bn youths need competitive education'UN b 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
A16-YEAR-old writer, Aishat Ibrahim, has urged Nigerian youths to have strong moral values and work hard so as to be successful and safeguard their families' integrity.The post 'Strong moral values, hardwork recipe for success appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
MASTER Chimemezie Clinton Ezeani, 16, popularly called Professor, made 9 A1s in WASSCE, scored 1380 in SAT, 105 in TOEFL and 297 in UTME examinations.The post How I made 9A1s, TOEFL, SAT, got 4 scholarships abroad 'Ezeani appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
LAGOS State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that the government will prioritize the welfare of corps members posted to serve in the state, adding that it will continue to support the National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, in the state to achieve its objectives.The post We'll prioritize corps members' welfare 'Ambode appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has vowed to protest on August 21, should the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government fail to reach a compromise and call-off the ongoing strike. The association described the Federal Governments attitude toward the Education sector as sardonic and satanic.The post FG, ASUU must resolve issues by Monday ' NANS appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has cautioned against prolonging the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to avoid youth involvement in crime.The post Don't allow ASUU strike to be prolonged, TUC begs FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
THE Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu Wednesday admitted that the Federal Government failed to fulfill the agreement it entered into with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, after a meeting with duo last year.The post If ASUU had not forced Jonathan he would not have created TETFund Adamu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
VETERAN Journalist and publisher of Vanguard Media Limited, Mr. Sam Amuka, Publisher of This Day Newspapers and Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria, NPAN, as well as Ismaila Isa led the board of the Nigerian chapter of the International Press Institute to meet with the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.The post Amuka, Obaigbena, Isa lead IPI members to meet AgP Osinbajo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
The Edo State Government has ordered the immediate removal of structures, temporary or permanent, under high electricity transmission cables in the state due to the associated health hazards.The post Edo Govt orders removal of structures under high electricity transmission cables appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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