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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [2ND SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 2nd September, 2017.
Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Chelsea ace Victor Moses and Chinese-based Odion Ighalo starred asNigeriatrounced Cameroon 4-0 on Friday to take a big step towards qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. The Super Eagles moved up to nine points from three matches in Group B in Africa zone qualifying, while Cameroon remain on two points. Both teams clash again on []The post Super Eagles stun Cameroon as they lead W/Cup qualifying group appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
COMMISSIONER of Police, Delta State Command, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, said the police have identified five leaders of the Ugborodo National Youth Movement, UNYM, Ugborodo, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, who ambushed and attacked members of the Ugborodo Community Management Committee, UCMC, penultimate Wednesday, on the Warri waterways.The post Police uncover 5 masterminds of of Ugborodo mayhem appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Rivers state Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has denied any link with, 'I See You', a group that allegedly led 8,500 members to the All Progressive Congress, APC, at a rally in Port Harcourt on Thursday. National Leader of the group, Mr Chizi Nyeomasila had told newsmen at the rally attended by a mammoth crowd on Thursday that the 'I See You' group was formerly a pro PDP group in the state but they had to defect to the APC because they were now convinced that the APC , had bet 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
It's not alarmist. Crisis is looming in Igboland. The sore has been allowed to fester, for too long. Pus has accumulated. Massage and warm compresses won't do now. A surgical knife must go in. The post Biafra: Crisis looms in Igbo Land appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
THE Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, yesterday cried out over alleged invasion and incessant harassment by the Nigerian Navy against residents in Ogbetuo-Ijaw, Warri South West local government area, Delta state.The post IYC lament alleged invasion by Navy in Delta community appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
THE Emirs of Kano and Ilorin, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi and Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari have called on the Federal Government to urgently look into the rising high cost of living in Nigeria, stating that Nigerians were experiencing hardship.The post Cost of living becoming unbearable, Sanusi, Sulu-Gambari tell FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 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 NUPENG rejects planned mass sack by marketers over unpaid subsidy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
An elder statesman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyawu, said yesterday that the alleged invasion of Owerri land by militants from Ohaji/Egbema, during the demolition of Eke ukwu market, would be investigated.The post We will investigate invasion of Owerri land by militants ' Iwuanyawu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
AHEAD of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, the National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie has told the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct the election with an upgraded voters card reader.The post Anambra guber polls: INEC should use upgraded voters Card Reader ' UPP appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The flood ravaging parts of Benue State, yesterday swept through the home of Governor Samuel Ortom, washing away about eight bridges and culverts, submerging close to 50 huts and houses and rendering about 200 persons homeless in Guma Local Government Area of the state.The post Flood sacks Gov Samuel Ortom's home, houses, roads submerged appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
IT was a sad Sallah cele-bration yesterday in Edo state as no fewer than 19 persons, including children lost their lives in an automobile accident along Isi 'Ugoneki road, off Benin- Agbor express way, in Uhunmwode local government area of the state.The post Black Sallah in Edo as 19 persons die in auto accident appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Starting a new school year can be a time of great excitement and anxiety. However, with the right information, all of that can be a walkover. Vanguard Woman's Own (published every Thursday in Vanguard Newspapers) is determined to help resolve this reoccurring challenge faced by every parent and for that, we will be feeding you our esteemed readers with a one-of-a-kind Back-To-School edition at intervals, in which we will be providing answers to all of your back-to-school challenges such as 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State is definitely going through trying period as a result of changes made by Governor Abiola Ajimobi to the traditional institution of the cosmopolitan city. The post Untold story of coronation of Ibadan kings appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Akeredolu has appealed to all Nigerians to join in the effort to spread the awareness about breast cancer so that no woman in Nigeria needlessly die of the disease.The post No woman should die of breast cancer in Nigeria'Ondo first lady appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
PROTEST yesterday greeted the death of three motorcycle operators popularly called Ojada riders who were knocked down on Thursday night in Okitipupa area of Ondo state by a motorist.The post Protest in Ondo as motorist kills three okada operators appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Casting baseless aspersions on the Nigeria Police is increasingly becoming the passion of some politicians in Nigeria. It is particularly painful when such accusations come from politicians who are occupying sensitive public offices like the senate, where the laws of the land are made. The post In defence of the Inspector-General of Police appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The annual convention of the Triumphant Christian Centre begins on Tuesday and will end on Sunday. According to the senior pastor of the church, Pastor Samuel Olusegun Olubiyo, the convention which is in its 19th edition also symbolically marks the anniversary of the church.The post Triumphant Christian Centre holds 19th annual convention appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Saturday Vanguard could not have been privileged to visit the impressive historical sites in Lokoja, Kogi State, if not for the sound weekend packaging of the tour by the Kogi State Chapter of the University of Jos Alumni Association, UJAA.The post A visit to Lord Lugards rest house: Kogi's unexplored goldmine appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Casting baseless aspersions on the Nigeria Police is increasingly becoming the passion of some politicians in Nigeria. It is particularly painful when such accusations come from politicians who are occupying sensitive public offices like the senate, where the laws of the land are made. No doubt, senators are ideally critical-minded people, and when they expose what they consider to be a major scandal, no eyebrow would be raised if the subject matter of their quarrel is justified.The post In defe 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
POLICE detectives in Delta State have arrested a mobile police unit Commander, who is a Superintendent of Police and two Sergeants attached to Mopol 33, Ado Ekiti, for slaying of a driver, Fred Ejovwokereoghre, on August 19, near Emede community in the state.The post Mobile Police Commander, 2 Sergeants arrested for murder ' CP Ibrahim appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
THE various political parties presenting candidates for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State have nominated their flag bearers, thereby signifying the commencement of the real battle for who would occupy the Agu Awka Government House from March 17, 2018.The post Anambra decides: Now the battle begins appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Immediate past governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole in this interview with reacts to some criticisms against his views on restructuring. Excerpts:The post Why I insist we don't need restructuring but devolution of powers ' Oshiomhole appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Artisans in South West Nigeria can now smile home as 1st set of beneficiaries of community empowerment scheme, 'Goldberg Isedowo' initiative from the stable of Nigerian Breweries emerged on Thursday receiving 300,000 each to boost their business. Goldberg's Isedowo initiative is part of the brand's effort to give back to the communities.The post CSR: Goldberg empowers S/West artisans with N30m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
For affordability and to enable more Nigerians to enjoy its services in the country, StarTimes, has slashed the prices of its 2-in-1 Combo Decoder to N5,900 from N13,900 it was sold before now.The post Startimes slashes price of combo decoder appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The '33' Export Friendship Experience Parties, a platform to provide friends and lovers of the brand the opportunity to connect, bond and share moments continues this weekend, as friends in Aba, Abia State will be hosted tomorrow to another unforgettable experience.The post '33' Export to celebrate friendship with Aba consumers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
An undergraduate of the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State smiled home with N500, 000 Monday, August 28, 2017, following his win in one of the games on Western Lotto platform and pledged to continue playing the game for more winnings.The post Undergraduate wins N.5m in Western Lotto game appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The transformation of any nation is directly proportional to the quality of the thought of its citizens.The post OSFI, partners target youths transformation via board game appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Today, empirical and observatory facts have clearly shown that kogi state is in a state of coma and economic doldrums that require an urgent attention. The post Kogi is bleeding: A call for collective rescue mission appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja House in London on 19 August for Nigeria after a 105-day medical vacation. On arrival, all nooks and crannies of the country were lighted up in euphoria, pirouetting and funfair particularly the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and All Progressives Congress, APC-controlled states.The post Much ado about Buhari's speech and the rodents' invasion appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Barcelona and Philippe Coutinho's entourage have finally accepted there is no way the Brazilian is leaving Liverpool this summer, according to Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague.The post Barca, Coutinho admit defeat over Liverpool exit appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Chelsea have finally signed Danny Drinkwater after Leicester City accepted an improved offer on transfer deadline day. The England international handed in a transfer request on Monday to try and force a move to Stamford Bridge, but the two clubs were still struggling to agree a fee heading into deadline day.The post Drinkwater signs for Chelsea appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Premier League clubs took their transfer deadline day spending to a record 210m with a late flurry of deals but some of the highest-profile moves of the window failed to materialiseThe post Late deals break deadline-day record appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Ex- internationals, Gbenga Okunowo and Franklin Howard have applauded the Cowbell Football Academy for supporting efforts to develop Nigeria's youth sports.The post Okunowo, Howard hail CFA appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), will soon begin the process of dispute resolution between the Tijjani Umar and Musa Kida led boards after basketball world governing body, FIBA, mandated it to ensure peace returns to the administration of basketball in Nigeria before November 30.The post NBBF Crisis: NOC will begin dispute resolution soon ' Gumel appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their comprehensive 4-0 victory over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, describing it as a befitting Sallah gift to Nigerians.The post Ekweremadu salutes Eagles over 4-0 win against Cameroon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Manny Pacquiao has pulled out of his proposed November rematch with Jeff Horn for the WBO welterweight title because of government duties.The post Just in: Pacquiao withdraws from Horn rematch appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon Friday to virtually seal a 2018 World Cup place, but Ghana drew and South Africa lost to suffer serious qualifying setbacks.The post Ghana, S. Africa in trouble as Nigeria set to qualify for 2018 World Cup appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Serena Williams and fianc, Alexis Ohanian have had their first baby: it's a girl.The post Breaking: Tennis star Serena Williams welcomes baby girl appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Chelsea ace Victor Moses and Chinese-based Odion Ighalo starred as Nigeria trounced Cameroon 4-0 on Friday to take a big step towards qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.The post Moses helps Nigeria trounce Cameroon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Many Nigerians have set social media buzzing as the Super Eagles beat Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 4-0 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier in Uyo, after goals from Odion Ighalo, Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho.The post Jonathan, others react as Nigeria beat Cameroon 4 0 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Nigeria's Super Eagles beat Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 4-0 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier in Uyo, after goals from Odion Ighalo, Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho.The post Video: Watch Nigeria thrash Cameroon 4-0 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The Super Eagles of Nigeria consolidated on their lead in the race for the sole ticket in Group B on Friday by thrashing arch-rival and African Champions Cameroon 4-0.The post Super Eagles too good 4 Cameroon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Nigeria's Super Eagles beat Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 4-0 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier in Uyo, after goals from Odion Ighalo, Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Kelechi Iheanacho.The post Nigeria Vs Cameroon: 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier 4 0 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
utiful and voluptuous Ghanaian actress, Joselyn Dumas who has always been on the heavy side, recently embarked on a weight loss programme, revealing that 'I wanted to enjoy my life and enjoy it being healthy.'The post Why I decided to lose weight 'Joselyn Dumas appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Busty actress, MitchelOzakpolor who dumped her lucrative banking job for acting has narrated how a lustful car owner rammed into another car while starring at her boobs indiscriminately, in Lagos.The post Mitchel's confession: 'My boobs caused an accident in Lagos' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
The 5th edition of the Lagos Theatre Festival,LTF 2018 will be held from February27, till March 4 , 2018 in Lagos across various venues with focus on presenting innovative interpretations of new ideas that will inspire and challenge audiences, and new works that will spark conversations and debates.The post Lagos Theatre Festival calls for 2018 entries appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Ex beauty queen, Miss Ifeoma Ihekwoaba has unveiled a scholarship scheme for students through her Iheoma Ihekwoaba Foundation.The post Ex beauty queen unveils scholarship scheme for students appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
Ibinabo Fiberesima and Emeka Ike havejointly rejected the newly formed Government of National Unity,GNU, an interim government under the umbrella of the Actors Guild of Nigeria,AGN, which is headed by actor, Emeka Rollas, arguing that ' the AGN matter is still in court.'The post AGN leadership tussle continues: Ibinabo, Emeka Ike reject GNU appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 02 Sep 2017
One of the most respected promoter, consultant and event planner in Italy, Omosigho Lucky, is set to officially launch his entertainment magazine, 'Jmarvis Celebrity Magazine' following his assiduous contributions towards the growth of top entertainers in Nigeria.The post Omosigho Lucky floats 'J-marvis' entertainment magazine appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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