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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [19 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 19 August, 2017.


Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Arik Air, one of Africa's leading carriers has completed the migration of passenger service solution to Hitit's Crane Solution Suite. The airline becomes the eighth African airline to sign to the Crane Solution Suite. Hitit CS actively supports airlines' operations in Nigeria, Tanzania, Tunisia and Namibia having prioritized Africa as an area of strategic focus. In 2016 Hitit's reservation systems processed more than 55.5 million passenger bookings worldwide.The post Arik Air 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has described his late Chief of Staff, Chijioke Nwakodo as the engine room of his administration, adding that Nwakodo gave everything for the State to move forward.The post Ikpeazu mourns his chief of staff appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
July 25th revolt by subjects against an act of exalted Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, marked a repeat of history, underscoring the height at which the maxim, 'the strength of a king derives from the strength of his subjects' finds expression in the over five centuries of the throne of the Itsekiri people of Delta state.The post Warri kingdom: Who becomes 4th Ologbotsere' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Akwa Ibom State Government has said that, it owes Otto Trinity Studios, over N48.66 Billion for the work done during the construction of the State Government House project in Uyo.The post N2.4B Govt House Suit: A-Ibom Govt agrees owing contractor N048.66 Bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Work on the conversion from 11KV to 13KV network at the Delta Broadcasting Service (DBS) transmitting station, Ubulu Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area, is to be completed in two weeks time.The post DBS Transmitting Station Conversion Project To Be Ready soon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Ibadanland, the capital of Oyo State, will soon have a total of 32 beaded crown-wearing Obas, while the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, will maintain his status as the paramount ruler of the ancient city.The post Ibadan to have 32 obas as Olubadan remains paramount ruler appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Access to power is a major constraint for Nigeria's SMEs, and thousands are now using the Lumos Mobile Electricity service, which provides customers with reliable, clean, affordable solar electricityThe post Off-grid solar will transform business in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state has approved with immediate effect the appointment of a new Head of Service (HoS) in person of Architect Yerima Sale.The post Shettima Appoints New HoS, Advisers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Nagabushana Reddy has disclosed that trade relations between Nigeria and India hit $10bn in 2016, just as plans have been concluded to organize an international Expo on Information Communication Technology in Nigeria as part of efforts at deepening bilateral relations with Nigeria.The post Nigeria, India trade volume hits $10bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state is presently in a dilemma over how to handle the Monday coup in the state House of Assembly which ousted the Speaker of the House, Mr Justin Okonoboh, Deputy Speaker, Elizabeth Ativie and Majority Leader, Folly Ogedengbe. 19 members of the House had carried out the impeachment over alleged gross abuse of office, illegal award of contracts and high handedness.The post Impeachment of Speaker dismantles political tripod in Edo state 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The wife of the Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu has charged government, stakeholders and the society at large on the need to provide the needed support system to save more breast cancer patients across the country.The post Betty Akeredolu inaugurates BRECAN Lagos chapter, seeks Joint Support for Breast cancer Victims appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Arik Air, one of Africa's leading carrier has completed the migration of passenger service solution to Hitit's Crane Solution Suite. The airline becomes the eighth African airline to sign to the Crane Solution Suite. Hitit CS actively supports airlines' operations in Nigeria, Tanzania, Tunisia and Namibia having prioritized Africa as an area of strategic focus. In 2016 Hitit's reservation systems processed more than 55.5 million passenger bookings worldwide.The post Arik Air 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The elements were bright and welcoming on Tuesday, August 15th 2017 when Charles Oputa also known as Charly Boy alongside members of 'Our mumu don do' movement showed up at the popular Wuse market in Abuja. Their singular mission was to deliver short talks and mobilize traders for civic engagement. The post I suspended the campaign to save lives ' Charly Boy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
SINCE penultimate Thursday when a group of militants under the aegis of Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, CNDA, issued a quit notice to Northerners and Yoruba to leave the Niger Delta region before October 1, ahead of their planned resumption of fresh bombing of oil installations, the agitators have come under intense fire by leaders and stakeholders in the oil region, who said they cannot dictate for the region.The post Quit order to Northerners, Yoruba: Militants can't speak for N 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
It is a common parlance that the police are your friends. But in a country like Nigeria, the ordinary citizen thinks the policeman is anything but a friend.The post Corruption: Nigerian Police under scrutiny appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The ambition of Hon. Femi Kehinde to contest the 2018 governorship race in Osun State has received a boost as traditional rulers and religious leaders across the state have endorsed him.The post Osun governorship race: Monarchs, religious leaders, endorse Femi Kehinde appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The name, Prince Ademola Okimiji might not immediately ring a bell but mention 'Corporate A' to anyone in London and you will quickly be schooled about his legendary status in the United Kingdom social sphere. Corporate A ruled the London social scene for close to two decades like a veteran, nobody forgets in a hurry how he ignited and dominated the London social scene with his cozy Corporate A restaurant and bar located in the Camberwell South area of London. And many of Nigerian top 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Our performance will speak for APC in 2019. Governor Yahaya Bello has exposed their failures. The people are with the Governor and the Governor is with the people. The era of ethnic division is gone. We are one united Kogi State.The post Gov Bello is silencing critics with performance- Fanwo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Leicester City will make a late decision on Kelechi Iheanacho's availability for today's clash with Brighton after the Nigerian had to visit a specialist regarding a toe injury.The post Leicester decide on Iheanacho appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Video shows Nigerians in solidarity with the #ResumeOrResign group in London chanting "Buhari go Home!" in what they termed vigil in front of the Nigerian Abuja House in London.The post Video: Buhari go home! chant Nigerians in front of Abuja House in London appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Many Nigerians may easily be fooled by the cat and mouse game between President Olusegun Obasanjo and the National Assembly. The former president continues to be a thorn in the flesh of the legislature with unrelenting attacks on the institution as a bastion of corruption. This week alone, Obasanjo has used two different platforms to hit the National Assembly as a cesspool of corruption.The post Why Obasanjo can't forgive the National Assembly appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Abubakar Bukola Saraki is the President of the Nigeria Senate, the upper chamber of the legislative arm of the Federal Government, and the Chairman of the Assembly (both the Red and the Green Chambers). The journey has not been easy for him but he has shown a lot of good qualities of an effective leader in the presence of adversity. The success recorded so far under Saraki's watch in the Assembly is due to his effective leadership qualities.The post Saraki: When Leadership Overcomes Challe 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Not a few tongues had wagged over the fact that President Muhammadu Buhari was outside the country on medical vacation for weeks on end, and no member of his media team was with him. Many times, we had been confronted by journalists on why we were sitting pretty in Nigeria, while our principal was confronted by severe health challenges in London.The post I've been to London to see the King appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
THE incumbent governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has been nominated the flag bearer of All progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, for the November 18, 2017 governorship election in the state in which he is seeking reelection. The post Intrigues, power play as Obiano picks APGA ticket appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport has directed Dana Group and 12 other companies, allegedly involved in N30 tn revenue scam, to appear before it or face the full wrath of the law on Monday.The post N30 Revenue scam: Senate gives Dana, others 48hour ultimatum appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
As the Peoples Democratic Party prepares for its elective national convention to elect new officers before the end of the year to pilot its affairs preparatory for the 2019 general elections, investigations have shown that former Board chairman of the Nigeria Ports Authority, Chief Olabode George may emerge the new national chairman of the party.The post Why George may pip Fani-Kayode, Mimiko, Adeniran to the PDP Chairmanship appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
YOUTHS of Anambra North Senatorial Zone, under the aegis of Odinma Anambra North Youths Initiatives, ODIANYI, are urging APC delegates to ensure that Dr. Tony Nwoye emerges as the candidate of the party.The post Anambra North youths unite for Nwoye appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
THE national leadership of the United Progressive Party, UPP, yesterday, reversed the decision of the acting state executive of the party whichon Tuesdayannounced the suspension of its two governorship aspirants, namely Chief Chudi Offodile and Chief Osita Chidoka, saying the state executive lacked the power to suspend them.The post State exco cannot sack aspirants UPP appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Abdulai Latunde, CEO/Lead Facilitator, Crystal Productions/HK2Asia Country Representative (Nigeria), Rollersigns Global.The post Business partnership with Asia will fasten SME development ' Latunde appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Cowbellpedia since it introduced TV quiz show in secondary schools in Nigeria, has imparted much on individual development which has a positive impact on the economy. At the end of the day, participating schools in the country must have been upgraded academically, kudos to Cowbell, a brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited, which through this competition contributes its quota to development of Nigerian economy.The post Cowbellpedia building capacity via TV quiz show appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
It was the first of its kind friendship experience as '33' Export Lager, celebrated World Friendship Day at the 'City of Friends'.The post '33' Export celebrates World Friendship Day at the 'City of Friends' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
It is a new dawn for children living with disabilities in Lagos state as the humility of Governor Ambode translated into several aspect of empowerments, economically, medically, academically etc. to prove to all that in every child living with disability there is ability.The post Lagos gives out N100,000 non payeable grant to 500 disabilities appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Like a farmer with precious seeds to sow in due season drawn back by a gloomy sky growling with fits and fury, and his steps viciously altered by a heartless quicksand drifting with darts and hailstones, famine is likely the harvest of such a terrain.The post Kashim Shettima: An optimist in a lion's den appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
I used to wonder why Professor Muyiwa Peter Awodiya gave so much attention to me in-spite of his busy schedule but when I reached out to some former students while working on this material, I discovered to my surprise and admiration, that caring for his students-past and present is second nature to him. Their impression of the man range from the sentimental to outright hero worship!The post Awodiya at 70: Toast to a bridge builder and humanist appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
When SystemSpecs launched its Remita Application recently, the fintech giant sent a strong signal that Nigeria has what it takes to produce cutting-edge financial technology exportable to the rest of the world in the short run. First, the launch underscored the ingenuity and capacity of Nigerians, based in Nigeria, to deliver top-notch IT solutions that are positively disruptive.The post Consumer empowerment: Why Remita app stands out appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
THE Muhammadu Buhari government should do the needful by blocking some entrenched political interests who are in the habit of exploiting the influence and authorities of the state to takeover businesses they never laboured for.The post ntel: We're just making economic sense appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The Roller Sports Federation of Nigeria has initiated plans for a successful participation at the 2017 African Speed Skating Championship holding in Decenmber in Lome, Togo.The post Roller Federation plans for African Skating Championship appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Home-based Eagles are among the sides who will need to overturn first leg deficits in order to qualify for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Kenya.The post CHAN: Eagles in survival battle with Squirrels appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The 2017-2018 erman Bundesliga season,kicked off last night with champions Bayern Munich battling Bayer Leverkusen at the Allianz Arena.The post Aubameyang leads Dortmund's attack at Wolfsburg appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Antonio Conte has laughed off rebel striker Diego Costa's claims that he has been treated like a criminal at Chelsea.The post Costa's career over ' Conte appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Barcelonacontinue to be frustrated in their pursuit of Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho as the Premier League side have rejected another bid of 125 million euros for the Brazilian.The post Liverpool reject Barca's 125m euros for Coutinho appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Robert Lewandowski converted a second-half penalty as Bayern Munich opened the 2017/18 Bundesliga season with a 3-1 home win over Bayer Leverkusen on Friday.The post Bayern beat Leverkusen 3-1 in Bundesliga season opener appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
France midfielder Blaise Matuidi has completed a move to Juventus from Paris Saint-Germain, the two clubs confirmed on Friday, ending a successful six-year stint in the French capital.The post Matuidi completes move Juventus from Paris Saint-Germain appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Colombian international defender Davinson Sanchez became Tottenham Hotspur's first signing of the close season on Friday when they paid a reported club record 42million (46m euros, $54m) to Dutch side Ajax. The post Tottenham Hotspur pay 42m club record fee for Davinson Sanchez appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Spain's La Liga returns on Friday under the shadow of terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils that left 14 killed and more than a hundred injured.The post Terrorist attacks mar La Ligas return appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
The name Kolawole Lawal might not readily strike a chord but mention KLM to anyone in Ogun State and you will be quickly told he is the best thing going for Ogun West. Maybe its because of his brilliance and impressive track records during his days at ExxonMobil. The post Ex-ExxonMobil Topshot, Kola Lawal joins Ogun Guber Race appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Hip Hop Star, Snoop Dogg just launched his new smoking accessories line- 'Pounds' and although it's great that the rapper is adding another notch to his belt we cannot help but notice the striking resemblance between the Pounds logo and the logo of Nigerian footwear brand, Keexs.The post Who did it first Snoop Dogg or Keexs' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
All is set for the Africa Business Summit scheduled to hold next Friday, 25th August 2017 at the Lagos Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja. The event which promises to be educative and exciting has an array of intellectuals and prominent Nigerians lined up.The post Okowa, Ambode, others to grace DAMA 2017 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 19 Aug 2017
Fast rising dancehall act, Etnik-Dyragga, popularly called Etnik, narrowly lost out in the race to be crowned the 'Best ArtistMale Category from West Africa at the ongoing AFRIMA Music Awards. The ragga artiste who is tipped to be the next biggest thing in Africa will have to wait next year for his second attempt at the trophy.The post Etnik-Dyragga out as Davido, Wizkid make AFRIMA List appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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