NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [30 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 30 August, 2017.

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
THE Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Kogi State chapter, yesterday, took to the streets of Lokoja, demanding total autonomy for local government areas.The post NULGE grounds Lokoja over LG autonomy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has directed SETRACO Nigeria Limited to fix the damaged portion on the East West Road near Kaima Bridge in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area in Bayelsa State with immediate effect.The post East-West road: Minister directs Setraco to fix damaged portion appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
COMMUNITY leaders from the three senatorial districts of Imo State, yesterday, told the state House of Assembly to, without delay, commence the impeachment process of Governor Rochas Okorocha who they accused of turning himself into a tyrant in the way he was managing the affairs of the state.The post Demolition of Ekeukwu market: Okorocha turning himself to a tyrant- Imo leaders, NBA appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed heartfelt condolences to the family and the people of Katsina State over the death of Senator Mahmud Kanti-Bello.The post Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Ekweremadu, Mark mourn Senator Bello appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
THE Trade Union Congress, TUC, has described the suggestion by the Vice President, Profe-ssor Yemi Osinbajo, that a new minimum wage will be selectively implemented as retrogressive and, therefore, unacceptable.The post TUC describes selective minimum wage implementation as retrogressive appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
SUSPECTED gunmen have abducted a commercial bus with 11 passengers on the Emohua portion of the East-West Road.The post Kidnappers again abduct 11 passengers on East-West Road appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Minna'Nemesis has caught up with two ritualists in Minna, Niger State, as they were caught few days after beheading an eight-year-old boy in Bakajeba village in Paikoro Local Government area of the state.The post 2 caught with fresh human head in Niger appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
AN ex-militant, self-styled 'Commander' Gabriel Ebuo, has lamented the non-payment of his eight months stipends by authorities of the Presidential Amnesty Programme.The post Ex-miltant laments non-payment of 8-month stipend appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has expressed worries with the high rate of child and maternal mortality in the country, saying that nursing mothers and pregnant women should actively participate in efforts to reduce it.The post How pregnant, nursing mothers can help reduce maternal mortality'WIKE appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
THE Federal Government and the Bank of Industry, BoI, yesterday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, on N5 billion on funding support for artisanal and small scale miners.The post FG, BoI sign N5bn MoU to boost miners' operations appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
As the humanitarian crisis thrown up by eight years of Boko Haram war lingers, a congressional delegation from the United States of America, USA, is meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and other senior federal government officials on the way forward.The post US lawmakers meet Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara over North-East crisis appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has called on Nigerians to condemn all forms or utterances and acts capable of disintegrating the country.The post Osun @ 26: Aregbesola speaks against hate speech appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Federal Government has commenced the process of restructuring in the way it understands, the Minister of Information, Culture, and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said yesterday.The post FGs already restructuring: Lai Mohammed spoke tongue-in-cheek, says Tanko Yakassai appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
A 28-year-old suspected Badoo cult member, Ahmed Adeleke, who allegedly attempted to kill a teenage girl with a grindstone like object in an Ikorodu church, was on Monday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates' Court, Lagos.The post Suspected Badoo member arraigned for attempted murder appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Baba Aladura Elect of Eternal Sacred Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim, ESOCS, Church worldwide, Elder David Bob-Manuel yesterday said Nigeria must exploit its diversity to fast-track the social and economic development of all sectors of the country.The post 79-yr-old becomes C&S Prelate, discusses national issues appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
As measure to stem cases of collapsed building in Lagos state, the government, yesterday, commenced demolition of 114 identified distressed buildings in the state.The post Building collapse: Lagos begins demolition of 114 distressed buildings appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed September 30th , 2017 as the day for the conduct of a bye-election to fill the vacant Eti-Osa Constituency I seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly.The post INEC fixes Sept. 30 for Eti-Osa bye-election in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, disclosed that through the State Employment Trust Fund, ETF, his administration had in the last one year approved, N4.5 billion for 5,527 Medium Small Manufacturing Enterprises, MSMEs.The post LASG disburses N4.5bn to 5,527 SMEs in one year ' Ambode appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, announced major restructuring in its operations with the appointment and redeployment of 55 key executives in its refineries and services subsidiaries.The post Major shake-up in NNPC, 55 top officials redeployed appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
News that the Budget Office of the Federation and the Federal Ministry of Finance have commenced the processes for preparing the 2018 budget of the Federal Government must have delighted champions of fiscal discipline.The post Managing the budget cycle for greater efficiency appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
On the contrary, it is not the government that is not clear about what restructuring means, rather it is the people who are asking for restructuring who are not clear about what restructuring means The post What restructuring means to us ' Lai Mohammed appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
So, what we want now is that there must be a restructuring that will give you strength, that will make you think about yourself industriallyThe post NIGERIA: 1914 was a false marriage ' Ekpenyong, former Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
There was a showdown in Ekiti state on Tuesday as supporters of Governor Ayodele Fayose and those loyal to Senator Olubunmi Olujimi allegedly engaged in a fisticuffs over attempts by a faction to allegedly advance Fayose's interest during a meeting by the two factions.The post Showdown in Ekiti as Fayose, Sen. Olujimi's supporters allegedly clash appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Senator representingAnambra senatorial district Sen Andy Uba has debunked the rumour of his defection from the All Progressive Congress, APC for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, or a new party.The post I have not dumped APC for PDP, says Andy Uba appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
There was a mild drama at a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Maitama, when a lawyer, Ayo Ogundele, who purportedly represented the recently registered Advanced Peoples' Democratic Alliance (APDA) in court, was disowned by the Party's Deputy National Legal Adviser, Ziggy Kazaye-UsmanThe post Drama as APDA denies own counsel in court appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
ONE of the anti-smuggling units of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has intercepted contraband goods with Duty Paid Value, DPV of N531 millionin three weeks.The post Anti-smuggling: Customs impounds goods worth N531m in 3 weeks appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
RUZU Natural Health Products and Services, has formally launched Kampebitters into the market.The post Ruzu formally launches Kampe into market appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
FACED with uncertainty of consumers' loyalty, indigenous tomato producers are still battling to break into the local tomato market due to the influx of foreign tomato brands. The post Tomato market: Local manufacturers battle foreign products appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Members of Retired Paramilitary Officers Association, RPOA, Kogi West chapter have appealed to the presidency, the Controller General of Prisons and authorities of Pension Transition Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, to pay them their approved retirement pension and other benefits due them.The post Prisons pensioners appeal to Presidency appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
THIS is certainly not the best time for the pensioners in Edo State as payment of pension arrears and other entitlementshas become a ding-dong affair.The post Edo Pensioners beg Obaseki over 42 months unpaid benefits appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
DEPUTY General Manager, Sales and Marketing, CWay Group, Mr. Moses Wang, has said the company is expanding its production capacity to meet the increasing demand for its products. The post CWAY to raise production capacity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
JAPANESE retail giant, MINISO, says it would be opening six new branches in Nigeria in September 2017, as it unveils Stephanie Linus, a Nigerian film producer/actor as brand ambassador.The post MINISO to open new shops in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
THE influx of foreign absorbent hygiene products into the country has ignited revolution in the sanitary pad market prompting manufacturers to re-align route-to-market strategies, product quality and innovations. The post Sanitary Pad producers square up to market challenges appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Top cement producers in the country are aggressively funding new projects in a bid to raise their installed production capacity by an additional 22.5 million metric tons (mmt) per annum.The post Top cement producers move to raise production by 22.5 million mt appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The naira, yesterday, appreciated to N368 per dollar at the parallel market.The post Naira appreciates to N368/$ in parallel market appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Access Bank Plc has announced the final redemption of the $350,000,000 Eurobond Notes due July 25, 2017.The post Access Bank redeems $350m Eurobond appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Tuesday, explained why the Federal Government could not arrest sponsors of the quit notice that was previously issued against Igbos residing in the northern part of the country.The post Building Nigerias Agribusiness through Smallholder Farmers: The AATF Initiative appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has inaugurated the Edo Fertilizer Plant and Chemical Company Limited, a public, private venture which has the capacity to produce about 60,000 metric tonnes of fertilizer per annum.The post Osinbajo hails Obaseki as he open fertilizer plant in Edo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
More Lagos State residents on Tuesday besieged the centres designated by the State Government for the sale of Lake Rice as part of activities marking the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The post More residents besiege designated centres for Lake Rice appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
I am sharing my thoughts in this article, not necessarily as the Governor of Lagos State but as a Nigerian; a Nigerian who wants to see progress and sustainable growth in our country.The post Akinwunmi Ambodes random thoughts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
RECENTLY, members and leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC , converged at the Convention Hall of Nike Lake Resort, Enugu, in solidarity with one of their staunch members from Enugu State, the Nigerian Ambassador to Republic of India with Concurrent Accreditation to Bangladesh and Nepal, Major General Chris Sunday Eze (retd), who was accorded a befitting reception by Enugu State Government in respect of his new appointment.The post AS APC lauds Ugwuanyi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Arsenal have turned down a 50m bid from Premier League rivals Manchester City for forward Alexis Sanchez, according to a report by BBC.The post Arsenal reject Man City bid for Sanchez appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Come September 1, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be hosting their arch rivals, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in a high octane Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.The post Nigeria VS Cameroon: Can these Eagles seize this one chance to Russia' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
THE newly elected president of Government of National Unity, GNU, an interim government under the umbrella of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Emeka Rollas, has hit the ground running, as he sets up an advisory council made up of 12 veteran actors, as part of his plans to restructure the Guild.The post Emeka Rollas rolls out plans to rebuild AGN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
THE first live episode of The Voice Nigeria season two aired on Sunday, August 27, and an excited audience was present at Terra Kulture in Lagos to experience thrilling performances from the contestants on Africa's biggest singing reality show.The post Celebrities gather for special screening of The Voice Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Table 'toppers Nigeria are confident of overhauling Cameroon's Indomitable Lions when both teams clash in perhaps the biggest match of Africa's Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race on Friday.The post Eagles plot Cameroon's fall in Uyo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
NIGERIAN superstar, Wizkid continues to take the international stage by storm, after he thrilled millions of people at the ongoing Notting Hill Carnival in London. He was on hand to thrill fans at the Red Bull Music Academy Sound System on day one of the carnival.The post Wizkid steals show at Notting Hill Carnival 2017 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Former world champion Yohan Blake claimed 100-metre victory at the World Challenge event in Zagreb on Tuesday in a time of 10.05 seconds.The post Blake wins 100m in Zagreb appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
BEFTA award-winner and Rave TV presenter, Kevwe Ogunje, in conjunction with Ofure Global International Services recently feted kids living with Down Syndrome as part of activities marking his birthday.The post Kevwe Ogunje fetes Down Syndrome kids on his birthday appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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