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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 26 August, 2017.

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Plots to scuttle the smooth operations of Hajj activities for Nigerian pilgrims by some unpatriotic elements in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have been discovered.The post Plans to scuttle hajj 2017 uncovered appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The Arewa Consultative Forum has welcomed the withdrawal of the quit notice issued by the Northern Youths Coalition to Igbos living in the north to leave by October 1 saying it was 'a good development in the interest of peace and corporate existence of Nigeria'.The post Acf welcomes withdrawal of quit notice appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
THE Federal Government has appointed Dr Darlington Obaseki, the substantive Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH).The post FG appoints Obaseki substantive CMD of UBTH appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has rejected the withdrawal of the quit notice issued to Igbo resident in the northern part of Nigeria by the Coalition of Northern Youth Groups , saying that it was inconsequential.The post IPOB rejects withdrawal of quit notice appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
THE Southern Leaders Forum, SLF, yesterday disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari's position on agitations for restructuring insisting that only restructuring will ensure the unity, peace and development of the country.The post South-South forum congratulates chairman appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
CALABAR- MR Goddy Akpama a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State has commended Senator Ben Ayade of Cross River State for his purposeful effort in seeking alternative to oil in boosting the state's economy.The post APC chieftain lauds Ayade for seeking alternatives to boost C'River economy from oil appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
There is tension at Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, following reports that a Fulani herdsman, cut off five fingers of a farmer, identified as Ndubueze Oboro in the area.The post Fulani herdsman cuts off farmer's five fingers, at Ozalla, Enugu State appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
THE Federal Government has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu for disobedience of court orders.The post Order Kanus arrest now, FG tells court appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
THE political climate was recharged in Enugu state, Yesterday, with the disclosure by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that it was going ahead to participate in the November 2017 local government elections in the state.The post PDP, APC set for Nov Enugu LG polls appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 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 office of the wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Akeredolu in collaboration with a Non-governmental Organisation Ashadam Solar InitiativeThe post 200 Ondo female students receive training on solar energy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
AS the royal tussle over the proposal to have 32 beaded crown-wearing kings in Ibadanland conceived by Governor Abiola Ajimobi continues, 10 out of 11 members of Olubadan-in-Council have thrown their weight behind the governor saying the move would be beneficial to Ibadanland as a whole.The post Ibadan 32 kings: Olubadan-in-council disagrees with olubadan, backs governor appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
President Muhammad Buhari yesterday told those who staged the Resume or Resign protest against him in London that he has returned and resumed, noting that he hoped they were not stuck in London.The post Hope youre not stuck in London, Buhari taunts Resume or Resign protesters appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Founder, Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign States of Biafra, MASSOB, and Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazurike, has stated that he swore with the corpse of a MASSOB member, Gabriel Oguh, never to betray the struggle to actualize an independent state of Biafra.The post Why I swore with corpse of massob member ' Uwazuruike appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
SOME Niger Delta leaders and stakehol-ders, yesterday, urged the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, CNDA, to return the favor of Arewa youths, who, Thursday, suspended and withdrew their earlier quit notice and 90-day ultimatum to Igbo to leave the north by correspondingly vacating its counter quit directive to Hausa, Fulani and Yoruba in the oil region.The post NOTICE OF QUIT TO HAUSA, FULANI, YORUBA: Leaders, stakeholders ask N'Delta militants to reciprocate Arewa youths' gesture ap 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God,Pastor Enoch Adeboye has added another feather to his cap as a fellow of Mathematical Association of Nigeria (FMAN) at the opening ceremony of 54th annual National Conference of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria at Yaba College of Technology.The post Adeboye, 3 women mathematicians bag highest award appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
SIX suspected militants who were said to have masterminded the killing of two soldiers in Sapele, Delta State during a kidnap operation in July, have been killed by military operatives of the 19 battalion, Koko, Delta State.The post One shot as army kill 6 suspected militants in Delta appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The United Nations has called for the arrest and prosecution of a coalition of northern youth groups for issuing a quit notice to Igbo living in the northern part of Nigeria.The post Quit Notice: UN experts call for arrest, prosecution of Arewa youths appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, referring to the 2019 elections and its activities as the opposition party yesterday, told President Muhammadu Buhari that it would give him a good run for his money, noting that the party had vowed to keep the President on his toes.The post PDP TO BUHARI: We'll give you good run for your money appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel (OGD) has accused the senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Senator Buruji Kashamu of masterminding an assassination attempt on his life and urged the police authorities to put him under security watch list and strict surveillance.The post Kashamu is after my life ' Gbenga Daniel appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The seeming muscle-flexing between Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice,AGF, Abubakar Malami SAN, and Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, reflects an absence of coordination in the Federal Government's prosecution agencies.The post Needless rift between AGF, EFCC boss appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
ON the eve of the 33rd anniversary of the military coup that removed him from office as military head of state, Nigeria's transformed leader, President Muhammadu Buhari, was yesterday locked in a meeting with officials of the country's major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.The post 33 years after 1985 Coup: Buhari's lessons and lesions appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) across the nation are hoping that their party which was just months ago on the brink of self-destruction would use the forthcoming Anambra State election to prove not just the fallibility of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, but the capacity of the PDP to regain power at the federal level.The post How PDP is looking up to Anambra for revival appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
It was exactly 33 years ago today that General Muhammadu Buhari's first voyage to tackle corruption was swallowed up by the internal dissension within the military that led to his ouster. The post Buhari's problems with rats since 1983 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The leadership change in the Edo House of Assembly last week Monday threw up Hon. Kabiru Adjoto, the member representing Akoko Edo constituency 1, as the new Speaker of the Assembly, after 19 members out of the 24- member House of Assembly anointed him as the new leader. In this interview with Saturday Vanguard, he debunked the insinuation that his emergence was a threat to the Governor Godwin Obaseki led Executive.The post Why we changed House leadership Adjoto, New Edo Speaker appeared first 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The president is back. He came back angry. He has spoken to the nation. It wasn't the typical presidential broadcast, it was an outburst. They said he has been unconscious. He said he has been monitoring political discourse.The post The Return of the Lion King, Red lines and aSix Minute Roar appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Last Sunday's heinous assassinated of Dr. Tavershima Adyorough, the Principal Special Assistant on Knowledge Economy and Investments to Governor Samuel Ortom has once again brought to the fore the need for a robust proactive action on the part of security agencies to stem the spate of crime in the state.The post Assassination: Again, Benue government caught off guard appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The campaign of intrigues, body movement and sly to produce the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Anambra State finally come to an end today.The post Anambra APC Governorship Primaries: Intriguing to the end appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Human character develops from childhood, through adolescence and graduates to adulthood. Within these streams of human developmental process, man's inbuilt and intrinsic qualities begin to unfold.The post Between Obafemi Awolowo and Alfred Rewane appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
NAN- Chief LInus Ukachukwu, a stakeholder in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra state has raised the alarm that the party has been hijacked.The post Wike, Fayose have hijacked Anambra PDP ' Linus Ukachukwu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
By Anthony Ogbonna The Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has given reasons why he ignored the meeting of state governors with the President, Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa earlier today. President Buhari had met with state governors after meeting with the leadership of both the All Progressive Congress, APC, and the opposition PeoplesRead MoreThe post I ignored governors' meeting with Buhari because of my chieftaincy title ' Fayose appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Ayodeji Finnih is the Managing Director, KFAO Corporates Services, an anatomist turned real estate lover. She never practiced her original profession, but helping a friend to acquire her first home ignited her passion in real estate a couple of years ago. In this interview with Nosike Moses, Finnih revealed the prospects, challenges and way forward for real estate sector in Nigeria. Excerpts:The post Real estate needs proper regulation to develop sector ' Finnih appeared first on Vanguard N 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Evidences had it that Nigerian Breweries Plc., since it resumed operation in Nigeria has exhibited resilience in human capital development, capacity building through its brands in Nigeria. The post NB votes N50m to empower Maltine Teacher of the Year, others appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Coming from the concluded 'City of Friends' campaign, which was a first of its kind experience that paraded the best of Nigerian acts with consumers who were hosted for three days in commemoration of the World Friendship Day, the undoubtedly No. 1 friendship beer in Nigeria, '33' Export will be sustaining the momentum by hitting major parts of the country with the 'Friendship Experience Parties', as the first event is set tomorrow at Agege, Lagos State.The post &#03 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
In a bid to foster professionalism and position its people to better compete with their counterparts globally, pay TV company, StarTimes Nigeria have introduced a new policy that covers 75% of the cost, to encourage all staff seeking professional development locally or internationally.The post StarTimes set to train 1,300 employees in 34 states appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Agbara police station, 20 years ago. Then youths were earnestly yearning for Abacha. An elderly man shuffled past me in leg cuffs. Why did they shackle limp limbs. His kinsman , a Lagos rich man, wanted him locked away for life. The rich man had fixed his daughter's traditional wedding for his village. He would host the cream of the society. The old man sent a message to him. He would need to pay for weather. The post The Law and Witchcraft appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
EFCC remains the most effective state institution in the countryThe post As Buhari returns to fight corruption appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The time is nigh for Nigerian women to step forward and become the cord that will bind our dear nation as one. We, the Nigerian women, must not allow this division to happen.The post Nigerian women arise to the aid of Nigeria your beloved country appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr says his side will do everything possible to defeat Cameroon in their upcoming encounters.The post Eagles eye three points from Cameroon double-header appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Eagles goalkeeper,, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has asked Nigerians to go to sleep with both eyes closed as the goalkeeping area is in safe hands ahead of the double clash against Cameroon.The post Ezenwa vows to rise to occasion against Cameroon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
The pair of Seun Olawunmi and Niji Asida defeated Sadiq Abiodun and Mustapha in straight sets 7/5, 6/3 to win the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club 2017 Captain's Blinddoubles tournament.The post Olawunmi, Asida win LLTC tourney appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Arsene Wenger has insisted Alexis Alexis Sanchez is ready to play for Arsenal at Liverpool this weekend despite on-going speculation over his future at the club.The post Wenger to unleash Sanchez on Liverpool appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Thierry Henry believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic is still desperate to conquer England by winning the Premier League with Manchester United.The post Ibrahimovic wants to conquer Premier League appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho is getting back to full fitness but may not start today's Premier League match against Manchester United at Old Trafford.The post Iheanacho getting back to full fitness appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Barcelona could turn their attention towards Chelsea's Willian should they fail to land his compatriot Philippe Coutinho, say reports.The post Barca turn to Willian appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo has asked Real Madrid for a significant pay rise, according to the programme 'Jugones' on Spanish TV channel La Sexta.The post Ronaldo wants to earn more than Messi, Neymar appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Gigi Buffon was namedChampions League Player of the Year. 'My secret is that I continue to stay hungry and foolish!'The post Buffon: I stay hungry and foolish appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
A stony-faced Floyd Mayweather issued a warning to Conor McGregor as the two fighters faced off for the last time before tonight's money-spinning boxing duel in Las Vegas.The post Mayweather Vs Mcgregor Blood, sweat, tears to flow appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
WIFE of Ondo State governor, Betty Ayanwu - Akeredolu weekend said that the present government is determined to make the state the tennis hub in Nigeria.The post Akeredolu's wife plans to make Ondo tennis hub in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 26 Aug 2017
Kylian Mbapp will sign for Paris Saint-Germain within the next few days, according to Le Parisien.The post Mbappe to join Neymar at PSG appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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