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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 23 August, 2017.


Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday said the country's average monthly import bill rose by 95 per cent to N588 billion in 12 years.The post CBN calls for import reducing policy as Nigeria's monthly import bill rises by 95% to N588bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Asocio-cultural organisation, Edo Okpa Unity Forum, which comprises Edo State sons and daughters worldwide, has called for the immediate re-instatement of the state House of Assembly's former Speaker, Mr Justin Okonoboh.The post 'Reinstate Okonoboh as Speaker now' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the Ekiti State government to investigate financial dealings during the administration of the Minister for Steel and Minerals Resources Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi will begin proceedings next week Monday at the State High Court premises in Ado Ekiti.The post Ekiti Commission summons Fayemi, Coscharis Motors, others appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
A N12billion investment is being planned for the conversion of the moribund textile industry in Ado Ekiti to industrial park by the Odu'a group of Companies in partnership with Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, ABUAD.The post Odu'a, ABUAD to invest N12bn on moribund textile firm appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
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Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The Federal Government has tasked ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development, EBID, to invest more in Nigeria's infrastructure sector.The post Invest more in Nigeria, FG tasks ECOWAS Bank appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Ibadan'THE Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has again raised objection to the review of 1957 Olubadan chieftaincy declaration saying he will never support the move.The post 32 CROWNED OBAS IN IBADAN: Its a joke carried too far ' Olubadan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
UDU' URHOBO Youth Leaders Association, UYLA, in Delta State, has criticized the recent call by the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, and other militant groups on the Federal Government to pay 13 per cent oil derivation directly to the host communities in Niger Delta region.The post Urhobo group faults militants' demand to pay derivation to HOSTCOM appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
LOCAL government workers under the aegis of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees NULGE, Ondo state chapter, yesterday in their thousands staged a rally in support of local government autonomy in the country.The post 'LG autonomy'll checkmate corruption appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Following ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, strike, the University of Ibadan, UI, has terminated the first semester, shifting activities left in the semester, especially examination, to second semester.The post ASUU strike: UI terminates first semester appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
BENIN'NINE persons were killed, yesterday, in a road accident involving a tipper lorry and a commercial bus along Upper Sakponba Road in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State.The post Pregnant woman, 8 others die in Benin auto crash appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
HOMICIDE detectives attached to Anambra State Police Criminal Investigations Department, CID, are working round the clock to unmask culprits responsible for killing one Mr. Emmanuel Nwankwo, a father of six and a vigilante operative attached to Okpoko community in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state.The post Man hacked to death, as leadership tussle turns bloody in Anambra community appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The president of National Association of Itsekiri Graduates (NAIG), Mr Collins Oritsetimyin Edema has said that plans has been concluded to organise the maiden edition of Itsekiri Economic Summit with the theme: ''Development of Iwere land and Sustainable Growth.''The post NAIG set to organise first Itsekiri Economic summit appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
ABAKALIKI'GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi State yesterday commended the federal government for approving $150million loan for the construction of the Ring Road that cuts across eight local government areas of the state.The post Umahi lauds FG for approving $150m for construction of Ring Road across 8 LGAs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
ENUGU'THE Biafra Zionists' Federation, BZF, has described President Muhammadu Buhari's claim that Ojukwu disowned Biafra in 2003 as a compendium of lies.The post You lied on Ojukwu, Biafra zionists chide Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Awka'A GROUPAwka'A GROUP in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, the Fresh Congress Group, FCG, has vowed to resist imposition of any governorship candidate on the people by anybody or groupThe post ANAMBRA: PDP group vows to resist imposition of candidate appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
WARRI'The Itsekiri Nation Youth Council, INYC worldwide is set to commemorate the 2017 International World Youth Day with a 3-day program commencing from Friday August 25 with a lecture on the legal fact about Itsekiri home land and presentation of Itsekiri development planThe post INYC to commemorate World Youth Day appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
I got married a couple of years ago and we have been trying for a baby without positive result. Early last year, I felt this terrible pains in my lower abdomen and I was rushed to the hospital and the doctor said I had an ectopic pregnancy and that he had to operate right away to remove one of the fallopian tubes that was damaged.Could this be responsible for my infertility' And what are my chances of getting pregnant with only one tubeThe post I have only one fallopian tube left appeared f 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
UYO'Governors of the eleven states making up the South-South/South-East geo-political zone have felicitated with the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari,GCFR, on his return to the country after his medical vacation in the United Kingdom.The post S-South, S-East govs hail Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
We join millions of well-meaning Nigerians in welcoming President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation in the United Kingdom. It is gratifying that he is back to resume his duties.The post Now that Buhari is back appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday said the service would continue to protect the territorial integrity of the country.The post NAF reaffirms commitment to protect nation's territorial integrity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
THE Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has described President Mohammedu Buhari's alleged order to crush Pro-Biafra group as a product of military mentality.The post Buhari suffering from Military mentality MASSOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that the All Progressives Congress party, APC, and its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Bolaji Abdullahi, are clever by half in what it termed an attempt by APC to deceive Nigerians into believing that it supports restructuring.The post On restructuring: APC's Bolaji Abdullahi is clever by half ' PDP appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Ahead of theNovember 18, 2017Anambra governorship election, frontline contender and candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Chief Osita Chidoka's victory at the primary has been adjudged to be the appreciation and reward for 'Biafran spirit of hard work,' says his campaign Director. The post Anambra: Chidoka's victory shows voters identify Biafran spirit of hard work Campaign appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
NIGERIAN Labour Congress, NLC, has pleaded with the Kano State government to pay pensioners their backlog of unpaid benefits, lamenting that the state government owed over N11.2 billion of gratuities, death benefits and pension arrears.The post Kano owes pensioners N11.2bn unpaid benefits -NLC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
EXECUTIVE Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Mr. Tunde Fowler, has signed two major multilateral instruments - Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, MLI, and the Common Reporting Standard Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (CRS MCAA).The post FIRS moves to combat tax evasion, signs multinational agreemeents appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
THE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has estimated total value of capital imported into Nigeria in the second quarter of 2017 at $1.79 billion. Capital importation denotes inflow of foreign currency into the country in cash or goods by investors or lenders.The post Nigeria's forex inflow hits $1.79bn in Q2 '17 ' NBS appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
ASSOCIATION of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) has lamented the unfair competition against BDCs in the weekly dollar sale of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).The post ABCON laments unfair competition against BDCs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The Naira Tuesday recorded marginal appreciation in the Investors & Exporters (I&E) window as the volume of dollars traded declined to $100.29 million.The post Naira Watch: Naira gains as NAFEX records $100.29m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, the President of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, said on Tuesday that Nigeria needed an 'open economy' to thrive.The post Nigeria needs open economy to thrive, says Aig-Imoukhuede appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has been appointed the Chairperson, Board of Governors of ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID).The post Adeosun appointed Chairperson, ECOWAS Bank for Investment, Development appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
By CHARLES KUMOLU As a younger person, Moses Siasia knew quite early in life that the choice of becoming successful was solely his responsibility. Losing his father early challenged him the more to make something beyond the average out of life. Faced with the challenges inherent in surviving with just his mother as a benefactorRead MoreThe post MOSES SIASIA: From having no hope to providing hopes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The very misleading report by Urhokpota Reporters that Governor Obaseki walked out on the Chairman of the APC, Edo State, Barr. Anselm Ojezua at a meeting to address the recent misunderstanding in Edo State House of Assembly could not have been further from the truth.The post Governor Obaseki and Chairman Ojezua are on the same page appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Baba don come oh. Baba o yo yo, Baba Bubu o yo yo''What is that'''Eh, o yo yo''If you are this excited about President Buhari's return, then why didn't you go to Abuja to welcome him when he arrived from England on Saturday.'The post Presidential broadcast and other stories by Reuben Abati appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The logic and reason behind the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) criticism of the policies of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State are often disturbingly shallow and many times, absolutely ridiculous.The post APC's battle to restore meritocracy in Edo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Nigeria's disastrous outing at the 2012 Olympics in London sparked off a rash of reactions from Nigerians. The performance of Team Nigeria was so low that the number one citizen then, President Goodluck Jonathan initiated a one-day retreat on Sports. The retreat elicited a lot of interest from stakeholders that some even decried that one day was not enough to treat the numerous problems confronting Nigerian sports.The post Nigeria sport:Falling standards, result of leadership vacuum appeare 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Barcelona are seeking at least 8.5 million euros ($10 million) in compensation from Neymar for breach of contract, the club said on Tuesday as the bitter fallout rumbles on from his world record 222 million-euro move to Paris Saint-Germain.The post Barcelona seeking 8.5m euros from Neymar over contract breach appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday began interview of 59 shortlisted coaches contending for various coaching positions in the national teams.The post NFF begins interviews of coaches for national teams appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Super Eagles' Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has named team captain Mikel Obi, forward Odion Ighalo and Israel'based marksman Anthony Nwakaeme as squad members ahead of the battle against Cameroon.The post Rohr names Mikel, 22 others for Cameroon battle appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo reiterated his anger at what he described as the "incomprehensible decision" to reject his final appeal against a five-match ban on Tuesday.The post Ronaldo cries injustice as last appeal rejected appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr Solomon Dalung, has attributed Nigeria's poor performances in sports to aging professional athletes.The post Dalung attributes Nigeria's poor performance in sports to aging athletes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has identified more football officials who must drop one of two or more hats in administration as the football body's Integrity Initiative Reforms juggernaut rumbles on.The post More football officials on NFF's integrity radar appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The National Broadcasting Corporation, NBC, has banned five songs by Olamide, Davido and 9ice, having considered them offensive for broadcast, according to online portal, Premium Times.The post FG bans songs by Olamide, Davido, 9ice appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Judging by the Instagrams Drake posted last night, two things are clear.The post Drake professes his love for Rihanna again appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie', yesterday picked his expression of interest and nomination forms to vie for the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State.The post Nollywood actor joins Anambra governorship race appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
ONE of the 26 suspected kidnappers and robbers paraded at the Police Force Headquarters, yesterday, revealed that they work with relatives of targeted victims during operations.The post We collaborate with victims relatives, says kidnap suspect appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
In Nigeria, jollof rice isn't just a tasty West African dish -- it's a national obsession.The post Spice and all things rice: Lagos pays homage to jollof appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The sad aspect of it all is that our policemen work under a very dangerous, un-conducive and thoroughly hostile environment as opposed to their foreign counterparts who have everything modern at their disposal and under a beautiful, encouraging atmosphere within which they operate ' and with fantastic salary to show for it!The post Powers, achievements, and failings of the Nigeria Police: Poor remuneration- need for urgent attention (8) appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 23 Aug 2017
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, the umbrella body of Fulani Herdsmen, on Monday warned the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose to tender an unreserved apology to President Muhammadu Buhari over his disparaging comments on the President's health. The National Coordinator of the body, Alhaji Garus Gololo, warned that should Fayose fail to apologise to []The post If Fayose doesnt apologise to Buhari, this would happen; Miyetti Allah threatens Ekiti Governor appeared first on Th 
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