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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [1ST SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 1st September, 2017.

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
CALABAR'Victims of the communal clash between Wanihem and Wanikade communities in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State have appealed to the state and federal governments to come to their aid.The post Victims of C-River communal clash cry for help appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
AS Mr. Imohimi Edgal, yesterday, assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, the cosmopolitan city that rarely goes to sleep, no doubt, has peculiarities that call for special attention.The post Tasks before new Lagos CP, Edgal appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
THE Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday rejected threat by Petroleum oil marketers to embark on mass sack of workers, over unpaid subsidy claims, warning the oil marketers not to use workers as scapegoats.The post UNPAID SUBSIDY: NUPENG rejects planned mass sack by marketers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The number of Nigerian pilgrims, who have died at the current Hajj exercise has risen from five to seven, officials have stated.The post Hajj 2017: Death toll of Nigerian pilgrims rises to 7 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
AS Muslim faithful all over the world celebrate the feast of Eid-el-Kabir, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to keep aside their prejudices and strengthen the bonds of friendship and unity in order to keep the country united.The post Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari, govs, PDP, CAN, Glo, others preach peace, unity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
FOR over two hours, Ijaw youths in their hundreds, yesterday, shut down activities at the headquarters of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, during a peaceful protest.The post Ijaw youths shut NCDMB over alleged breach of Local Content Act appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
4 Things Most People Don't Know About AfricaThe post 4 Things Most People Dont Know About Africa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Akure'A day after swearing in 18 commissioners and 10 special advisers, governor Rotimi Akeredolu yesterday announced their portfolios.The post Ondo 18 commissioners, 10 Special Assistants get portfolios appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Chief Charles Udeogaranya of All Progressives Congress, APC, and ex Anambra Governor, Peter Obi yesterday, felicitated with Muslims, urging them to use the period to continue to promote and abide by the core values of Islam for the sustenance of peace, progress and unity of the country.The post Ugwuanyi, Udeogaranya, Obi salute Muslims at Eid-El-Kabir appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Indications have emerged that Nigeria's economy is rallying from negative to positive growth in the second half of 2017, if data from the Central Bank of Nigeria's Purchasing Managers' Index, PMI, and global rating agency, Fitch's, are anything to go by.The post Economy rallying out of recession ' CBN, Fitch reports appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
CLEARING agents under the aegis of National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agents, NCMDLCA, have petitioned the Presidency over attempts by the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, to limit entrance to the ports to holders of membership card of the Council for Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria, CRFFN.The post Agents petition Presidency over NPA port access control, POF collection appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Itsekiri Economic Summit which aims to propel renewed Iwereland's drive for greatness held yesterday in Warri, Delta State, amidst alleged threats by opposing forces which caused economic experts, Bismarck Rewane and Prof. Pat Utomi to rdecline participation.The post Utomi, Rewane scared off as Itsekiri Economic Summit holds in Warri appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
As Lagos residents join the rest of the world today to celebrate this year's Ed-el-Kabir festival, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa and Senator Gbenga Ashafa have urged Muslims in the country to imbibe the values of sacrifice, love among citizens to foster unity.The post ED-EL-KABIR: Ambode, Obasa, others preach love, unity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
THERE are indications that crisis may be brewing in the freight forwarding sub-sector of the Nigerian maritime industry as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Agents, ANLCA, Mr. Peter Obi, has been accused of anti-association activities. Already, Obi has been given two weeks ultimatum to disassociate himself from other freight forwarding groups or face sanctions.The post Crisis hit freight forwarding groups appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, has disclosed that the ultra-modern rice mill currently under construction in Ogoja Local Government Area of the state, will roll out its first wholly bagged rice by the end of December 2017.The post Expect made-in-Ogoja rice by December ' Ayade appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Aba Federated Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Abia State Council, has elected a new leadership, with Mr. Eric Ugbor of the Vanguard newspaper, as chairman.The post Vanguard correspondent emerges Aba NUJ chairman appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
THE International Maritime Organisation, IMO, has commenced moves to take Nigeria's implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security, ISPS, Code convention of the organisation, to full completion. Nigeria has already achieved 90 per cent compliance.The post Port Security: IMO strengthen Nigerians on vessels anti-terrorism appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
5 Great Hacks For Selecting A Restaurant While TravellingThe post 5 Great Hacks For Selecting A Restaurant While Travelling appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Though countries routinely deport illegal foreign nationals and migrants, news of the arrival of Nigerian deportees from various countries have become pervasive of late.The post Rising spate of deportation of Nigerians appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
WITH the governorship primaries of the major political parties for theNovember 18election in Anambra State over, the battle has been shifted to who would be selected as deputy governors to those who secured their parities' tickets.The post Anambra: Race for deputy governor begins appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, Embassy of Holy See Vatican, Archbishop Antonio Fillpazzi, has pledged Vatican's support for the anti-corruption crusade and development of education sector in Nigeria.The post Papacy pledges support for Buhari's anti-corruption crusade, education appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
An Igbo socio-political group, Nzuko Umunna, has cautioned the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Alhaji Abubakar Malami (SAN) against the move to re-arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Prince Nnamdi Kanu, saying the IPOB leader has not done anything criminal except exercise his fundamental human rights of speech, association and movement.The post Kanu not done anything criminal except Igbo group appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
AS Muslim faithful all over the world celebrate the feast of Eid-El-Kabir, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to keep aside their prejudices and strengthen the bonds of friendship and unity in order to keep the country united.The post Eid-el-Kabir: Let's keep prejudices aside, strengthen bond of unity, Buhari tells Nigerians appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Mr AyodeleFayose has hailed Governors of the South-East states for their yesterday's meeting with leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), NnamdiKanu, saying; 'the meeting has provided a veritable platform, which all Igbos must key into otherwise they will remain guinea pig as long as this country exists.'The post Fayose hails S/East govs', Kanu meeting, says FG must stop use of brute force against agitators' appeared first on Vanguard News 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA'On its 19th anniversary today, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is lauding former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the role his government played in exiting Nigeria from the Paris Club and laying the foundation for the fight against corruption in the country. The chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi,Read MoreThe post PDP @ 19: Party hails Obasanjo on exiting Nigeria from debt trap appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
THE head of a United States of America's congressional delegation on a visit to Nigeria,Senator Chris Coons,has said that American investors have held back their investment in Nigeria due to currency regulations, saying that they would increase their investment in the country when there is a free-floating Naira.The post Why US investment in Nigeria is restricted ' US Senator appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
THE insurance sector can rake in N1 trillion premium income by 2020 if there is collaboration among operators in the industry, Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Law Union & Rock Plc, Mr. Jide Orimolade, has said. Orimolade, who made the assertion at a media forum in Lagos, stated that operators should collaborate and curb rate cutting, noting that continuous abuses in rate cutting will not augur well for the industry.The post Insurance can hit N1trn premium income by 2020 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
OIL output from the Or-ganization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) fell in August by 170,000 barrels per day (bpd), a Reuters survey said. The fall, according to the survey, is due to renewed unrest leading to supplies cut in Libya and other members' compliant with OPEC's production-cutting deal.The post OPEC output falls by 170,000 bpd appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Nigeria is expected to save about $120 million or N37.75 billion (going by the current exchange rate of N314.65 to a dollar) in demurrage annually, following Oando Plc's construction of first mid-stream jetty in the country.The post Nigeria to save N37.75bn annually as Oando tackles petroleum discharge bottlenecks appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The naira, yesterday, further appreciated in the parallel market even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) injected $297 million into the interbank foreign exchange market.The post Naira appreciates as CBN injects $297m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The United Kingdom, UK's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Boris Johnson has said that 'Nigeria has an amazing future', stressing that the United Kingdom was partnering with Nigeria in different areas including intelligence sharing in the fight against terrorism.The post Nigeria has an amazing future says UK appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
ASTUDY conducted by two development partners - Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and Market Development Project in the Niger Delta (MADE), has shown that for the ongoing successes being recorded in local agricultural production to continue, agricultural businesses would require targeted policies and support.The post Agribusiness needs support to improve market competitiveness ' Study appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
OIL marketers, yesterday, blamed the Federal Government's policies for the dwindling importation of petroleum products as well as low operations in the downstream sector of the petroleum industry.The post Fuel scarcity looms as marketers blame FG for drop in downstream operations appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
In anticipation of Sallah holiday, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday raised the total intervention for the week to 547 million dollars as against 195 million dollars offred the previous week.The post Naira closes at N362 as CBN injects $547m in one week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
COUNSEL to the embattled former Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mrs Elizabeth Ativie, Mr Olayiwola Afolabi has called for forensic experts to compare the signature of former Governor Adams Oshiomhole with that in the letter he allegedly wrote the former Deputy Speaker, giving official vehicles to her to authenticate whether they were genuine or not.The post Ativie's counsel seeks forensic experts to vary Oshiomhole's signature appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Treasury Single Account(TSA) has been a major talking point in the Nigerian political sphere for the past two years. The post On the crisis of TSA ownership' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Something very bad that we do as Nigerians is that we deceive ourselves a lot and we are never truthful and honest with ourselvesThe post Future of Nigeria is in the 2014 Confab report appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Cameroon coach, Hugo Broos foresees a very tough match today between his wards and the Super Eagles in Uyo.The post FIFA 2018 WCQ: It's going to be tough ' Broos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
FORMER WBA light heavyweight, British and Commonwealth boxing champion, Peter Oboh, who dumped his boxing career to win souls for God few years ago, is currently in court battling to save his hard earned name from being dragged in the mud.The post The ordeal of a boxing champion, Peter Oboh appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Returnee Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi has asked Nigerians to remain calm and be relaxed when he and his teammates take on the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Uyo today.The post Nothing short of victory 'll be acceptable ' Mikel appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Cameroon coach Hugo Broos has said his team hope to get four points from their two World Cup qualifying matches against Nigeria so as to get their qualification for Russia 2018 back on track.The post Cameroon target 4 points from Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
President of the Nigeria Football Fede- ration and Member of the CAF Executive Committee, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has charged the Super Eagles to commit heart, soul and spirit to today's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against the Lions of Cameroon in Uyo.The post Pinnick wants Eagles to play with passion appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
BREAKING: Chelsea completes signing of ZappacostaThe post BREAKING: Chelsea completes signing of Zappacosta appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Sports forecasting group, The Predictors' Gang, is set to organise a first ever sports betting seminar in Nigeria.The post TPG holds seminar on sports betting appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
The Cameroonian coach, Mr. Hugo Broos, say the Indomitable Lions, having played at the Confederation Cup in Russia, is more experienced than the Super Eagles of Nigeria.The post Cameroonian coach says Indomitable Lions are more experienced than Super Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Livewire Emmanuel Okwi scored on 51 minutes to give Uganda a 1-0 victory over Egypt in Kampala Thursday and top place in a World Cup Africa zone qualifying group.The post World Cup Qualifiers: Uganda beat Egypt to top group appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Mbappe joins PSG from MonacoThe post BREAKING: Mbappe joins PSG from Monaco appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Caroline Wozniacki slammed as "unacceptable and questionable" the US Open decision to give Maria Sharapova back-to-back matches on the showpiece Arthur Ashe Stadium in the Russian's first Grand Slam appearance since serving a doping ban.The post Wozniacki slams unacceptable Sharapova favoritism appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Lewis Hamilton revealed Thursday that he is happy and confident he will stay with Mercedes beyond 2018 and is in no rush to sign a new contract.The post Formula One: Hamilton confident over Mercedes future appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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