NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [8 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 8 August, 2017.

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwukah, has stressed the need to build a critical mass of smart teachers to teach technologically-smart students.The post Todays students need smart teachers' Minister appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
LANDLORDS of Anigboro Street and its environs in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State have sent a Save Our Soul (SOS) to the state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, appealing to him to come to their aid before their houses and property are swept away by flood in the area.The post Landlords cry to Obaseki over flooding of community appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Two weeks into their inauguration, the Lagos State Local Government Election Petition Tribunals are yet to receive a single petition from aggrieved parties nor their candidates that lost at the recent polls.The post Lull at Lagos LG elections tribunal, with no petition filed appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The just-concluded All Progressives Congress, APC, delegate election in Imo State, has continued to generate uncertainties just as some said it was free and fair.The post Confusion trails Imo APC delegates election appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The people of Tekedor-Kusimi community in Warri South West Local Government Area, Delta State have passed a vote of confidence in the Deacon Clement Tekedor-led executive, saying that they are providing purposeful leadership for the community.The post Delta Community passes confidence vote in leadership, extends tenure appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Sapele'An elderly member of a church in, Sapele, Delta State (name withheld), went mad when the General Overseer of the church was praying for her younger sister, who she had invited to the church for a deliverance service.The post Woman runs mad during prayers for sister appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
A furniture maker in Benin, the Edo State capital, Mr. Kelvin Nogheghase, who was sentenced to death for an offence of conspira-cy to commit robbery by the lower court, has been discharged and acquitted by the Court of Appeal sitting in Benin.The post A-Court upturns artisan's death sentence appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The Naira, yesterday, depreciated in the parallel market, Investors and Exporters (I&E) window even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) injected $195 million into the interbank market.The post Naira depreciates as CBN injects $195m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Doctors in Delta State are battling to save the life of a 33-year-old housewife, Stella Oghenerohwo, who allegedly drank a poisonous substance, broke the bottle containing the said poison and used it to stab herself several times on the stomach, because her husband slapped her.The post Delta housewife attempts suicide because husband slapped her appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
SHOCK and grief still pervaded Amakwa village, Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, yesterday, as the residents narrated their experiences, during the attack at St. Philip's Catholic Church in the area.The post Ozubulu horror attack: How gunmen killed my three relations appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
THE leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has condemned the Ozubulu killing and called for forensic examination of the bullets used by the gun men so as to trace the killers.The post Ozubulu killing: Ndigbo do not have the culture of carrying out mass killing Nnamdi Kanu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Bauchi'THE Presidential Commitee on Special Food Intervention Programme for the North-East has distributed 20,000 metric tonnes of assorted food items to 54,000 internally-displaced persons, IDP, in Bauchi State.The post Ctee distributes 20,000mt of food items to 54,000 IDPs in Bauchi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant, Dr Alex Obiogbolu's guber aspiration and his All Progressives Congress counterpart, Mr Chike Obidigbo, got a boost, yesterday, when they were endorsed by Anambra Unity Forum, ANUF.The post Anambra polls: Group endorses Obiogbolu, Obidigbo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The Federal Government on Monday said that it would soon commence the payment of outstanding allowances for workers in Ministries, Departments and Agencies(MDAs) in the country.The post FG to begin settlement of workers'outstanding allowances ' Oyo-Ita appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday said that his administration had commenced the generation of Geographic Information System (GIS) data for proper urban planning and development of the state.The post Edo govt. to generate GIS data for proper planning appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Mr Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation on Monday said the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri standard gauge rail lines would start commercial operation in June 2018.The post Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line to start operation in June 2018 Rotimi Amaechi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
First civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, has urged residents of the State to cooperate with the present administration under the leadership of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, in its bid to transform the solid waste management sector in line with global best practices.The post Jakande backs Ambode on new waste management initiative appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Following the commentaries at the backdrop of the positions taken at last week's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meetings of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), a new wave of concerns over the economy appears to be on the front burner.The post FG and the burden of over-borrowing appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The Federal Government is set to hold the Smart Cities Nigeria 2017 Conference, between 8th and 9th of August as parts of its efforts in providing a forum for stakeholders to discuss and deliberate on some of the most challenging issues confronting Nigeria as a country.The post Osinbajo, others set to hold smart cities summit appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Chief Angus Uzoamaka, an Abuja-based insurance broker, has urged the Federal Government to consider tax relief for industries operating in Nigeria in order to boost economic development.The post Grant tax relief to industries operating in Nigeria, broker appeals to FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has urged the Police to arrest Chief Martins Agbaso for allegedly breaking into the National Secretariat in Abuja.The post APGA calls for Agbaso's arrest over alleged secretariat burglary appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated its National Caretaker Committee Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi on the occasion of his 61st birthday.The post PDP salutes Makarfi at 61 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
GOVERNOR Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has expressed doubts over a report given by some governors who paid a courtesy visit to the ailing President Muhammadu Buhari in London saying they did not take him along because they knew he would certainly tell Nigerians the correct health status of the President.The post Why they did not take me to London to see Buhari Fayose appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West have called for sanction on Senator Buruji Kashamu and others who plunged the party into needless crisis and also warned members against colluding with those who want to destabilize the party. In a communique at the end of their meeting in Ibadan on Monday,Read MoreThe post PDP South-West wants Kashamu, others sanctioned appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange has launched an Investor Protection Fund, IPF, to boost and sustain investors' confidence in the Nigerian capital market.The post FMDQ launches Investor Protection Fund appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The list of companies to enjoy the Federal Government tax break under pioneer status has been released.The post List of industries to enjoy tax break under pioneer status appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday boosted the Foreign Exchange (FOREX) market by 195 million dollars intervention in three segments of the market.The post CBN boosts Forex market with $195m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
If I had a chance in my youthful days, I would have enlisted into one arm of the Nigerian Armed Forces. But I was frustrated, as several attempts I made for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna were met with a brick wall. After the third failed attempt, I resigned to fate and gave up pursuing a career in the military. The post Acting president Osinbajos last order on terrorism appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The North will never allow for a restructured Nigeria UNLESS she is confronted with an alternative The post NASS anti-devolution vote: North, Biafra, and the rest of us appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
App makers are usually expected to be tech nerds or whiz kids in their teenage years or in the twenties. But 82-year-old Masako Wakamiya from Japan has bucked the trend.The post Oldest app maker: Japan's 82-year-old Wakamiya taught herself coding appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Four years after his turbulent departure, Jose Mourinho will once again face Real Madrid, looking for revenge.The post Mourinho eyes Madrid revenge in Super Cup appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Alexis Sanchez has resigned himself to staying at Arsenal for another season before leaving the club on a free transfer, according to the Mirror .The post Sanchez to leave Arsenal on free transfer appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Former Brazil international Ronaldo says he used to look up to Liberian legend George Weah, who is one of Africa's greatest footballers of all-time. Ronaldo, whose full name is Luis Nazario De Lima, is arguably the best striker of all-time and he's widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers to have played the game.Read MoreThe post Weah was my idol'Ronaldo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane indicated that Cristiano Ronaldo will feature in the UEFA Super Cup against Manchester United after travelling with the squad to Skopje on Monday.The post Zidane expects Ronaldo to feature against Man United appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Southampton's in-demand defender Virgil van Dijk has submitted a transfer request, the Netherlands international announced on Monday.The post Southamptons Van Dijk submits transfer request appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
In a rare display of love and concern for the poor, Japanese Government through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects, GGP, establishes two skills centres in Abuja communities of Sabo Gida in Bwari Area Council and Durumi, near Asokoro in Abuja Municipal Area Council in a bid to empower the natives and give them a new lease of life. This is indeed, a warm handshake of love from Tokyo to Abuja, as Joseph Erunke reports.The post A handshake of love from Tokyo to Abuja appeare 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Tsmaye sighed as she shut the door behind her. She had a rough time at work and it felt good to be home. She most especially hated the part when she had to question Malik Ruwa. She isn't completely sure about anything yet but she knows Malik has something to do with it. He claimed []The post Kanganyisa (Chapter 4) Playhouse appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
HUNDREDS of traders at the Wappa market in Kano weekend benefitted from the ongoing nationwide free medical services organised Dexa Medica makers of Boska, under its Pain Free Day initiative programme.The post Boska reaches out to traders in Kano appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
THE immediate past governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has declared that political will and public financing are key to attainment of Universal Health Coverage, UHC, in Nigeria and the developed world.The post We need Universal Health Coverage to attain maternal health ' MIMIKO appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Seated among hundreds of nursing mothers at the Adeoyo Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, was 29-year-old Mrs Saidat Ganiyu. Her face was radiating with smiles, while she proudly breastfeed her baby.The post Nigerian mothers denying babies exclusive breastfeeding appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Medical services at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, have received a boost with the commissioning of new sets of Crystal Optics Centre, Stroke Centre; Modular Theatre; Blood Donor Clinic; and the School of Biomedical Engineering training centre.The post LUTH gets new diagnostic, training centres appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
WIFE of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki has declared 2017 as the year to bridge the yawning gap in exclusive breastfeeding by Nigerian mothers through her pet project, Wellbeing Foundation.The post We are bridging gaps in exclusive breastfeeding, says Toyin Saraki appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The Court of Appeal has again affirmed the regulatory powers of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, PCN.The post Appeal Court upholds PCN's regulatory powers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The Sokoto Orthopedic Hospital has successfully conducted total knee transplant on a 50-year old woman. Disclosing this in Wamakko town Monday, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Nuradeen Altine Aliyu said the surgery was to correct severe degenerative disease.The post Sokoto orthopaedic hospital conducts knee transplant appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
The Federal government yesterday said that plans to relocate wholesalers of drugs and medicines from all over Lagos to a central location where their activities can be coordinated has been finalized.The post FG plans relocation of Lagos drug markets appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 Aug 2017
A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos Monday ordered permanent forfeiture to the Federal Government of a $37.5m skyscrapper on the highbrow Banana Island, Lagos, belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-MaduekeThe post Diezani loses Banana Tower, $2.7m to Federal Govt appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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