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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [25 AUGUST, 2017].


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

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Ibadan'The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has faulted the Federal Government on the minimum cut-off mark for 2017/2018 admission into the nation's tertiary institutions.The post JAMB cut-off marks : Sad decision for the future ' ASUU appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
A26-year-old man, Chukwuemeka Okafor, has been arrested by the Police in Anambra State for attempting to use his father, two siblings and five friends for money rituals.The post Man Okafor attempts to use father, siblings, 5 friends for money ritual appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
members of the Boko Haram sect, yesterday, burnt down Bayan Dutse and Kubu communities of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.The post Boko Haram terrorists raze 2 Adamawa villages, cart away relief items appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
JALINGO'Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State, yesterday, pleaded with the Federal Government to refund to the state over N30 billion spent on rehabilitation of Federal roads by the previous administration of late the governor, Danbaba Suntai.The post Gov Ishaku begs FG to refund N30bn spent on federal roads appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
ANigerian Air Force trainer aircraft crashed at the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, in Kaduna, killing the pilot, yesterday.The post In Kaduna: Pilot dies as Air Force trainer aircraft crashes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
ABUJA'The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has withdrawn the 'quit notice' it issued Igbo resident in the region, but asked the Federal Government to arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, saying the time has come to curtail his excesses.The post Quit notice: Kanu acting out of Ignorance Gov. Shettima appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
The meeting of Governors of the South-South/South-East geo-political zones under the auspices of the South-South/South-East Governors Forum will take place on Sunday at Government House, Port Harcourt by 7pm.The post S-South, S-East govs meet in P-Harcourt appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
No fewer than 200 female students from various secondary schools across the state have been admitted into the first batch of Intensive Solar Energy Training, organised by the wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Akeredolu in collaboration with a Non-governmental Organisation, Ashadam Solar Initiative.The post Akerodolus wife provides solar energy training for 200 Ondo students appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Osogbo ' National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, Otunba Gani Adams has added another feather to his cap when the paramount ruler of Osogbo Land, Oba Jimoh Oyetunji Olanipekun, Larooye I, conferred on him the chieftaincy title as the 'Agba Akin' of Osogboland during this year's Osun Osogbo festival.The post Osun monarch honours Adams with chieftaincy title appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Lagos' The African Export-Import Bank's (Afreximbank) met in Lagos Tuesday with leading Nigerian investors to push for strong participation in the bank's $300 million equity offering, for which it is using depositary receipts backed by its Class 'D' shares.The post Afreximbank touts depositary receipts to Nigerian investors, targets $300m equity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has called for the adoption of judicial activism in resolving issues of misunderstanding of the powers conferred on the executive and legislature by the constitution.The post Gov Abubakar preaches 'judicial activism' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
The worth of some are weighed in gold and some are assessed in silver, yet others are priceless and inestimable. The latter category of persons is priceless because their achievements and accomplishments transcend the transient, and their impacts exceed the superficial.The post Homogeneity in heterogeneity: Redeeming the Yoruba identity (1) appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
ASABA'DELTA State Commissioner for Works, Mr. James Augoye, has said the Contractor Finance and Execute before payment policy of the state government was to de-congest government priorities and focus on other capital developmental projects.The post Why Delta adopted execute-before-payment policy ' Commissioner appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has in the past one month demonstrated a unique ability to pull through difficult times. Following quickly on the heels of a Supreme Court verdict which affirmed the legitimacy of the National Caretaker Committee led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi was another success story: The spectacular special non-elective national convention in Abuja which held on August 12, 2017.The post PDP: Back on the groove appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
If the APC zones her ticket to the South, it gives her the opportunity to garner more votes from the zone The post Why I deserve APC ticket 'Obinna Uzoh appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Leaders of Thought in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, under the aegis of Idemili North Leaders of Thought, have appealed to the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu to rescind his call for the boycott of the November 18 governorship election in the state.The post Drop election boycott threat, Leaders of Thought ask Kanu, IPOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Agroup under the auspices of Leadership Support Initiative has thrown its weight and support behind Senator Andy Uba as the best candidate for the Anambra Government House.The post Sen Uba is best for Anambra ' Group appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Lokoja'For the second day running, Kogi State House of Assembly, yesterday, locked out journalists from the chambers, preventing them from covering its proceedings.The post Again, Kogi Speaker locks journalists out of plenary appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Ahead of the August 29 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP primary election, where the candidate of the party for the November 18, 2017 Governorship election in Anambra state, will emerge, former Councillorship candidates of the party have endorsed Dr Alex Obiogbolu as their candidate, and urged delegates for the primary to massively vote for him.The post PDP: Ex-councillorship candidates endorse Obiogbolu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Senator Andy Uba has said that Awka, the capital city of Anambra State was the worst state capital in the whole of Nigeria.The post Awka worst state capital in Nigeria ' Uba appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has said that Nigerian exporters are not taking full advantage of opportunities offered by the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).The post Nigerian exporters not maximizing AGOA opportunities 'NACC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has kicked against the threat to arrest 30 Chief Executive Officers of some of its member companies by the Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, over N30 trillion revenue leakage in the import and export value chain between 2006 and 2017.The post N30trn revenue leakage: MAN flays arrest order on CEOs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
A report by Euro Monitor International titled, Nigeria's Dairy industry, has identified growth prospect for cheese production in Nigeria. Cheese, popularly called wara, is a product of milk.The post Report identifies growth prospect for cheese production appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
The Lagos State Government on Thursday commenced the sale of Lake Rice in designated centres as announced for the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebration.The post LAKE Rice: Residents laud Ambode, as Govt begins sale at designated centres appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
The Management of ASO Savings & Loans Plc is aware of recent negative publicity about the bank.The post ASO Savings & Loans refutes allegations by ex-staff appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Anambra State is tired of following someone who is following someone elseThe post Anambra polls: Letter to APC delegates appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Nigerian left back Elderson Echiejile seems to be rediscovering good form in time for the Africa World Cup qualifying series which resumes next month as Nigeria prepares to take on Cameroon in back to back games.The post Echiejile delights in Turkish Club appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Europa League resultsThe post Europa League results appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Mo Farah ends track career with Zurich 5,000m winThe post Mo Farah ends track career with Zurich 5,000m win appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Ousmane Dembele could soon become the second most expensive player in history as reports claim Barcelona have finally agreed a deal that could rise to 150 million euros ($177 million) for the wantaway 20-year-old.The post Dembele on verge of 150m Barca deal reports appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
FIFA has appointed a committee to run crisis-hit Cameroonian football as doubts grow over the country's ability to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.The post FIFA to run crisis-hit Cameroon federation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016-2017 on Thursday after a campaign which saw the Portuguese superstar help Real Madrid to the La Liga and Champions League double.The post Ronaldo named UEFA player of season for 2016-2017 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
French icon Charles Aznavour, one of the 20th century's most prolific entertainers who continues to write and perform at 93, was due to be honored Thursday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The post Hollywood honors French singing legend Charles Aznavour appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
The saying 'uneasy lies the head that wears the crown' might not be all that meaningful to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji when he was being installed by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State about two years ago.The post Recommendation: Olubadan-in-council divided as Ajimobi, monarch flex muscles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 25 Aug 2017
STAKEHOLDERS in Education sector in Ogun State including parents and teachers have appealed to the state government to beef up security around the schools so as to reduce the rate of kidnapping and alleged rape in schools in the State. The stakeholders also urged the government to find a lasting solution to the menace of cultism and drug abuse as well as child abuse in the state, calling for extensive collaboration of security agencies in the state to nip the menace in the bud.The post Fighting 
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