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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [14 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 14 September, 2017.

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
AS academic activities for the 2017/18 academic session gathers momentum in primary and secondary schools across the country, the Lagos State government has assured of the safety of her students as adequate measures have been put in place to make public schools safer and more secure.The post Lagos assures of safer schools' LASG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
ASABA'THE Senator representing Delta Central senatorial district, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said every Nigerian should feel at home anywhere in the country, urging those with genuine reason to agitate to follow the path of conditionality, law, dialogue, love, brotherhood and peace.The post Agitators should follow path of law'Omo-Agege appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
UMUAHIA'THE composer of Biafra Anthem, All Hail Biafra, which Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB uses, Chief Charles O. Okereke, has disagreed with the call by the group for people to boycott the November 18 governorship in Anambra State, saying that it was not taken in the interest of the people.The post Anambra Election: Composer of Biafra anthem faults IPOB's position appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
AS the on-going strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, enters the third week, the former Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Bisi Akande has described as unfortunate how the academic and other labour unions always exclude the primary education system in their demands from governments.The post Akande frowns at primary educations exclusion in ASUU's demands appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
THE bill for a law to establish the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, 2017, has passed second reading on the floor of the state House of Assembly.The post DSIEC amendment bill passes second reading appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, yesterday, said the Ekeukwu Owerri market and Douglas Road would be renamed after Somtochukwu Ibeanusi, who died during the demolition of the ancestral market.The post Ekeukwu market, Douglas Road to be renamed after Somtochukwu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Gombe State Task Force Committee on Environmental Sanitation and other Related Matters vowed, yesterday, to continue to remove campaign posters of politicians from the streets of Gombe, even if they were that of President Muhammadu Buhari.The post Buhari posters: Task force vows to clean up Gombe State appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Sixteen year- old, Bukola Zoffun , that recently emerged 2017 one-day governor of Lagos state has pledged to use her status to encourage Nigerian youths, especially those from ghetto areas to seek proper education.The post One day governor visits Rite Food, pledges support for education appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The people of Ovwore community, Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State, yesterday, issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to pay compensation to them over their houses marked for demolition in the proposed Sapele/Agbor road dualization or they will block the East West Road and cause mayhem at the Amukpe roundabout portion of the road.The post Sapele/Agbor Road: Community gives FG 14-day ultimatum to pay compensation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
AMEETING between officials of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, and leaders of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, has resulted to the setting up of a seven man committee to midwife, fine tune and monitor the implementation of efforts at addressing the union's grievances on the backlog of unpaid arrears to civil servants totaling more than N290billion.The post N290bn unpaid arrears: FG, ASCSN set up 7 man committee appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
THE Founder of Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Uke, Anambra State, Reverend Father Emmanuel Obinna, yesterday, denied having any rift with another priest, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, who also runs the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Enugu.The post I've no rift with Mbaka 'Fr Obinna appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Parents of students and candidates of public secondary schools in Borno State are now in a dilemma as West African Examination Council, WAEC, and National Examinations Council, NECO, have refused to release the results of those that sat for 2017 editions due the failure of the state government to pay the fees.The post Parents, students bemoan Borno govt's inability to pay WAEC/NECO fees appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has denied the report that five delegates to the second National Council on Niger Delta died in an auto crash that occurred on Ore-Okitipupa Expressway at Ode-Aye in the Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State on Tuesday.The post Akeredolu debunks Niger Delta delegates' auto crash death report appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
LANDLORDS and residents of Etete and Evboriaria communities in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State whose houses are affected by the installation of high tension wires and cables over their buildings by the defunct National Electric Power Authority, NEPA, and the Power Holdings Company of Nigeria, PHCN, have dragged the Nigeria Electricity Liability Management Company Ltd, NELMC; Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN; and five others to court.The post Communities drag TCN, 6 others to court f 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Abia State Government yesterday extended the dusk-to-dawn curfew slammed on the township of Aba in wake of rising security concenrns, just as it met with a broad spectrum of traditional rulers in the state. It plans more meetings with other stakeholders, especially market leaders.The post Nnamdi Kanu plotting to overthrow Buhari, split Nigeria ' Arewa youths appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Organised labour in Kogi State, yesterday, threatened to resume their suspended strike over failure of government to honour the agreement reached with them.The post Labour gives Kogi govt 7 days ultimatum appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
No fewer than 20 staff of Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, as well as community women leaders, have been trained to carry out the message for the stoppage of Female Genital Mutilation, FGM, in the area.The post 20 people trained to stop female genital mutilation in Imo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
4 ways to start a business without moneyThe post 4 ways to start a business without money appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
ABUJA'The two major political parties in the country, the All Progressives Congress, APC and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday called for restraint in the crisis which has resulted from Operation Python Dance launched by the military in the South East Monday, which culminated in the clashes between the military and members of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in Abia State.The post Army/IPOB clash: Apc, PDP call for restraint, dialogue appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The crisis rocking the Ekiti State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party took a new turn yesterday, when some of its members sent a protest letter to its National Caretaker Committee.The post Ekiti PDP petitions Makarfi, rejects alleged imposition appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Bitter feud has enveloped the All Progressives Congress, APC, following the insistence of some powerful members of the National Working Committee on the annulment of the governorship primaries won by Dr. Tony Nwoye.The post Anambra Poll: APC NWC split over N.015b bribe allegation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
The Managing Director , Aero Contractors , Captain Ado Sanusi yesterday said the airline will approach the federal government to grant it Free Trade Zone status to enable it effectively carry out C - check maintenance on airplanes at its facilities . Aero yesterday received certification from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, to handle C-checks on Boeing B737-300, B737-400 and B737-500 at its terminal effective from September 12th.The post Aero Contractors to seek free trade status fr 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
LAST week, we began this series on Bank of Industry (BoI) loan facilities to Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs. We noted some basic pre-requisites for companies wishing to apply for loan in the Bank. And we also listed out about 41 groups of businesses the Bank provides loan for while noting that you can write to the Bank in case you didn't find your line of business in the list.The post How to get loan from BoI (2) appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
ANIGERIAN startup, Saja, has rolled out its solar-powered mobile charging carts in Lagos, which enhance the ability of micro-entrepreneurs to develop their businessesThe post LSETF beneficiary unveils solar-powered mobile arts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
THE future is littered with uncertainty, and so are all of our lives' endeavours.There is one thing we can do to add a bit of certainty to it. We can know a trade or skill that will never diminish in need. This analysis affected the whole world and Nigeria in particular.The post Entrepreneurial thinking, way out for Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
JUNIOR Achievement Nigeria, JAN, is partnering Lagos State Ministry of Education onits Ready Set Work programme, designed to impact about 12,000 students from tertiary institutions in Lagos State, Ms. Ade Sofola, Director of Programmes, has said.The post JAN partners Lagos to empower 12,000 student entrepreneurs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Let me start by saying that before anyone ventures into any business, it is important to test the market. You must research into what the market wants and what players in the industry are doing to meet customers' needs. Also, you must find out the things that they are not doing and come up with strategies to go beyond the available level of service. You must be able to identify what you want to do differently because if what you are bringing to the market is not different from what customer 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
THE Bank of Industry (BoI) has held technical sessions with micro finance banks (MFBs), in furtherance of its plan to collaborate with credible MFBs to facilitate access to credit for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria.The post SME financing: BoI engages MfBs in technical session appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has put his failed transfer to Birmingham City behind him by making an impact for both club and country.The post Onazi brushes aside failed England move appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has felicitated with the players, technical crew, management, backroom staff and supporters of Plateau United FC of Jos over the club's emergence on Saturday as new champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League.The post Infantino writes Pinnick, congratulates Plateau United appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
With barely two months to the November 30 deadline given to the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) by the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) to put an end to the leadership crisis rocking the federation, the National Assembly says it will do everything within its powers to ensure that normalcy returned to the sport.The post NBBF leadership tussle: NASS set to wade in to avoid FIBA hammer appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
World Court of Sports Arbitration (CAS) has rejected an appeal by Ghanaian referee, Joseph Lamptey for the court to overturn the life ban slammed on him by FIFA after he was fingered for influencing the World Cup qualification match between South Africa and Senegal in November 2016.The post CAS throws out ref Lamptey's appeal appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has dissolved the management and board of Rangers International FC of Enugu.The post Gov Ugwuanyi sacks Rangers' Mgt appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Modern Pentathlon Federation of Nigeria Wednesday took a major step towards the successful hosting of the World Youth Olympic qualifier (Africa) and Senior African Championships billed for December 4-11 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.The post Pentathlon Federation needs N75m to host Olympic qualifier, African Championships appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Former England footballer Emile Heskey has revealed that members of his family are still missing in the wake of Hurricane Irma.The post My family in Barbuda have been 'wiped out'' Heskey appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
After a knock-down, drag-out brawl with Wladimir Klitschko, Anthony Joshua doesn't want to make his mandatory title defence against Kubrat Pulev any more taxing than necessary. The post Joshua ready for 'war,' against Pulev appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar insists team trophies are more important to him than winning a first Ballon d'Or.The post Neymar: I'm not obsessed with Ballon d'Or appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Akinade Onigbinde, coach of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) FC, says an improvement in the officiating of Nigeria National League (NNL) matches is imperative for greater and interesting competitions.The post Onigbinde calls for improved officiating in NNL matches appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Following are the results of Round of 16 matches played in both the men and women competitions of the Aiteo Cup on Wednesday:The post Aiteo Cup: Results of Round of 16 matches/List of qualifiers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Coaches of Premier League club Nasarawa United will receive their outstanding N18.5 million sign-on fees for the just concluded 2016/2017 season, an official said on Wednesday.The post Sign-on Fees: Naira rain for Nasarawa United coaches appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
No matter how many prisoners you remove at the end of the legal year, it will not change anythingThe post Defective federal system responsible for prison congestion ' Akwa Ibom AG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
After a cursory reading of the Bill, it would become clear that it does not require the expertise of a practised cryptanalyst to see its intended targetThe post Why the NGO Regulatory Bills an anti social intendment appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
With tears dripping down his cheeks, Oluwarotimi Sikiru looked lost. He knelt down as if addressing some audience. 'I am appealing to good spirited Nigerians to come to my aid. My suffering has been compounded since going to prison for an offence I did not commit,' Sikiru said. Sikiru was in jail for 13 years as prisoner awaiting trial until February 14, 2003 on trumped-up robbery charge. He remarried after his release as his wife abandoned him during his years in jail.The post Man bat 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
And now as 'radical' Lamidos contend with the 'reactionary' Walis of their PDP, to pick its ticket, they have to worry also about the 'aristocratic' Atikus of APC possibly crossing carpet to trade tackles with them; even as they all have to contend with the incumbent might of an 'autocratic' Buhari asking for a second term The post All hues, All flavours appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has warned that Nigeria may witness serious crisis over the onslaught by Nigerian Army against members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Fani-Kayode in a statement Tuesday night said this in reaction to the violence reported in some parts of the country between persons []The post We are on the brink of war, Femi Fani-Kayode warns appeared first on The Spark. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
AS primary and secondary schools resume for the 2016/2017 academic calendar, Senior Pastor, Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos, Pastor Sam Adeyemi, has said the value of any church is measured by its impact on the society where it exists and not the size of its cathedrals.The post Daystar fetes Lagos students with educational materials appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
COMMAND Day Secondary School, Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos State, last week, engaged their teaching and non-teaching staff, students and the new intakes on a refresher conference.The post Command Day School engages teachers on refresher conference appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Sep 2017
WORRIED by the poor standard of basic education, and the recent statistics by United Nations Educational, and Cultural Scientific Organisation, UNESCO, that Nigeria has about 8.7 million out of school children, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, WSCIJ, last week, organised a three day training for journalists to avail them with tools to effectively bring to the fore, issues of basic education to government and other stakeholders for a positive change.The post Basic education restr 
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