NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [19 SEPTEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 19 September, 2017.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017
SENATE President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has kicked against the Defence Headquarters' categorization of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organisation, saying that it was not only unconstitutional but also against due process and such had no effect.The post AGF initiates court process today to ban IPOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
APC candidate, Dr. Tony Nwoye has lauded the leadership of the party for its forthrightness in dealing with the petition that was raised against his emergence as the party's candidate.The post Nwoye lauds APC, Buhari for standing by truth, says Obianos end is near appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Chairman of the Transition Committee of Idemili North Local Government Area, Anambra State, Chief Raphael Asha Nnabuife, has called on the people of Anambra state to ensure the re-election of Governor Willie Obiano on November 18, 2017 or risk taking the state back to the days of people sleeping in churches for safety against attacks by kidnappers and armed robbers.The post Idemili North cautions against not voting for Obiano appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Two people hospitalised after sustaining varying degrees of injuries, Monday, when a cooking gas exploded and partly affected the ground floor of a storey building atNo 12, Iya Omolere Street, Oguduin Kosofe Local Government area of Lagos State.The post Two hospitalized after gas explosion in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday, sought leave of the Federal High Court in Abuja to serve Senator Dino Melaye a copy of the petition seeking his recall, through substituted means.The post Recall: INEC seeks leave of court to dump petition at Melayes door appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Frontline contender and candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP) in theNovember 18, 2017Anambra governorship election, Chief Osita Chidoka has slammed the governors of the south East states for what he termed failure of leadership in their handling of issues relating to the agitation by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the region.The post IPOB: Chidoka slams South East Govs, rejects army's terrorism tag on group appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
In an effort to resolve and minimize technical challenges, expand the load and promptly attend to Distribution interface issues, the Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has appointed Focal Person tointerface with DisCos in order to ensure that the DisCos take more power to the consumers.The Focal Persons were inaugurated recently at the TCN Corporate Headquarters, Abuja.The post TCN appoints focal persons to interface with the DISCOs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
THE Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has increased transmission capacity in its substation, Ejigbo, Lagos, with a new 1x 40MVA 132/33KV mobile transformer, bringing the capacity of the substation to 200MVA from 160MVA.The post FG provides new 132/33kV mobile transformer, 40MVA to Ejigbo transmission station appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
NIGERIA'S strong capabilities in the oil and gas sector and the investment opportunities available will be highlighted at the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in Abuja from February 19 to 23, 2018.The post Investment opportunities, others to feature in FGs petroleum summit, exhibition appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Residents of Usen community in Egor Local government area of Edo State will soon begin to enjoy improved power supply as Benin Electricity Distribution Plc (BEDC) concludes plans to bring an additional 7.5MVA in addition to the existing 7.5MVA transformer installed recently, the Chief State Head, Edo State, BEDC, Engr. Fidelis Obishai has assured.The post BEDC to improve supply to Usen Community appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
ORGANISED Labour in the nation's Power sector and Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKeja DISCO, are heading towards a fresh showdown over the termination of employment of some workers.The post Labour, Ikeja DISCO in fresh showdown over workers sack appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
SCHNEIDER Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has emphasised the strategic role of innovation in driving and achieving the desired transformations as well as consolidating gains in the power sector.The post Schneider Electric restates commitment to innovation, sectors devt appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
THE Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation has accused the Ministry of Petroleum Resources of contract splitting, violating the procurement process and other offences.The post AuGF accuses petroleum ministry of contract-splitting, procurement violation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Despite the low crude oil price in the global market, Oando Plc disclosed that it has reduced its debt position by 24 per cent.The post Oando reduces debt position by 24% despite low oil price appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
THE Federal Government has accused Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) of inability to collect and remit revenue in the power sector, currently threatened by huge revenue losses.The post FG accuses DisCos of under remitting revenue appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
NIGERIA's foremost entrepreneur and Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, has described the debut N100billion Federal Government of Nigeria Sukuk offer as a paradigm shift in government's effort aimed at seeking alternative funding for critical infrastructure.The post FG's N100bn Sukuk offer to boost infrastructural development Dangote appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, the President of Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), says consistent evacuation of dollars illegally from Nigeria to Dubai is a threat to stability of the naira.The post Illegal dollar evacuation to Dubai threatens naira stability ' Gwadabe appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
AVERAGE price paid for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol last month decreased year-on-year (YoY) by 1.9 percent and 2.5 percent month-on-month (MoM) to N144.4 from N148.2 in July 2017, according to the latest report by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS).The post Petrol price decreased by 1.9% in August NBS appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Federal Government says it will meet with the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Work, (NUPENG) on Tuesday toward apprehending the ongoing industrial action embarked by the union.The post FG to meet with NUPENG over strike appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
THE Public Service Staff Development Centre, PSSDC, has continued to fulfill its mandate by honing and sharpening the skills of officers in the Lagos State public service. The post Project management, essential skills and Public service appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
There is bad, there is disaster and there is HURIWA, Human Rights Writers Association. HURIWA is alleging extralegal killings in the implementation of Operation Python Dance II in the southeast geo-political zone and thinks that this is a justification for decentralizing the nation's military assets. The post HURIWA as IPOBs NGO Arm appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
IN a potentially-great, but recklessly debased, nation like Nigeria, the constant vilification and debasement of intellectual labour, especially University teachers, speaks of many things. It is, first, an admission, by the ruling class, that Nigeria is a nation devoid of a national ethos: patriotism, hard work, courage, honesty and dedication. It is, second, an admission of the fact that Nigeria is a nation without a soul and a future; a country where vision and humanistic sympathy has taken le 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Barcelona's record 105 million-euro ($125 million) signing Ousmane Dembele will undergo surgery today on the torn hamstring that has ruled him out of action for up to four months in Helsinki.The post Dembele goes under the knife in Finland appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has dealt Paris Saint-Germain a major blow by insisting that he will only return to France to play for former club Lille.The post Hazard shocks PSG! appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Danny Welbeck will undergo a definitive scan on his injured groin today amid fears he could miss the next four weeks.The post Welbeck to have scan on injured groin appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki believes the Falconets have what it takes to defeat their Tanzanian counterparts in the second of the 2018 Women's U-20 World Cup qualifier.The post Falconets will overcome Tanzania in Dar-es-Salaam ' Gov Obaseki appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Nigeria's Super Eagles team B yesterday beat their Ghanaian counterparts 2-0 to reach the semi-final of the West Africa Football Union Cup of Nations ongoing in Cape Coast, Ghana.The post WAFU Cup: Okpotu, Moses fire Nigeria into semi-final appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf has said that his team's poor run at the West Africa Football Union Cup of Nations was down to poor preparation of the team.The post WAFU Cup: Yusuf blames Eagles' performance on poor preparations appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Barely five months after the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) celebrated two sponsorship deals with AITEO Group, an energy company, the oil and gas outfit is considering its options following alleged poor derivatives from the agreements.The post Aiteo Group threatens to review deal with NFF over poor derivatives appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Mordon Malitoli, a squad member of the 1994 class of Chipolopolo that lost the Africa Cup of Nations trophy to the Super Eagles in Tunisia, believes Zambia has the power to deny the Eagles qualification for the FIFA World Cup billed for Russia next year.The post FIFA 2018 WCQ: '94 class Zambian player seeks revenge against Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Wayne Rooney has been given a two-year driving ban as well as 100 hours' community service after pleading guilty to drink driving at Stockport Magistrates' CourtThe post Rooney begs family over drink driving ban appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Atletico Madrid have made a final offer for Chelsea star Diego Costa. That's according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balague.The post Chelsea want 57m for Costa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Association of International Marathons and Distance Races has confirmed the Saturday May 12, 2018 date for the sixth edition of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) bronze-label Okpekpe international 10km road race which will hold in Okekpe, near Auchi in Edo state.The post 2018 Okpekpe Race: AIMS confirm May 12 date appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Manchester United legend, Gary Neville has praised Nigeria international, Alex Iwobi for his performance against Antonio Conte's men at the Stamford Bridge as Arsenal were held to a goalless draw by Chelsea in Sunday's English Premier League encounter.The post Iwobi did what Ozil did not do at Liverpool, says Neville appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Dani Carvajal has signed a contract extension tying him to Real Madrid until June 30, 2022.The post Carvajal signs Real Madrid extension until 2022 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Britain's troubled former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury challenged UKAD (UK Anti-doping) to hurry up and either ban him for taking an illegal substance or clear him so he can resume his turbulent career.The post Tyson Fury urges UK Anti-Doping to reach a decision appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
NNENNA of 'Nnenna & Friends', a subsidiary of Wale Adenuga Productions, actress Olayinka Ademo is now a school proprietor.The post Nnenna & Friends adds another feather to her cap appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
FROM September 29 through Monday, October 2, 2017, celebrity restaurant, O'jez, National Stadium, Lagos will be treating Lagosians to a four-day music, comedy, magic and dance festival as part of activities set aside to celebrate this year's Independence Day anniversary which comes up on October 1.The post Elder O, Elenu, others for O' Jez's independence concerts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
ORGANISERS of the 14th Abuja International Film Festival have announced a partnership that will see the festival train young Nigerians in the basics of Canon DSLR film making techniques and photography.The post Canon, American film showcase return to AIFF 2017 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
ANY honest observer, who has seen how Nigeria has steadily and systematically moved from being a country of great promise to a country of great problems; anyone who knows that you have to look back to the past, instead of look forward, to see this country's best years of national and regional progress, its years of great public and missionary schools and great education, of proud infrastructural achievements and the best life experiences ' any such honest observer' can easily list 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
WE live in difficult times. The word 'crisis' is a much overused term. And yet, if truth be told, we have a crisis in our hands. There are a few misguided idiots out there who are determined to bring down our country in an inferno of fire and destruction.The post Where are all the Intellectuals gone' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
THE former Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Gabriel Chike Michael Onyiuke (SAN), told me during the Constituent Assembly session in Lagos in 1978 that the former Head of State, Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi Ironsi (1924-1966) as the Supreme Commander and Head of the Supreme Military Council in 1966 had all the powers then to promulgate Decree 34 without bringing the Decree to the Supreme Council for discussion.The post Past and present wahala of Decree 34 of 1966 (3) app 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Siwoku Moyosore Omolara is an entrepreneur who runs two business outfits a personal shopping service that helps clients get their wants/needs at market rate, only with an addition of service charge and delivery fee (www.pay2shop.com.ng) and an online retail store for headwears (@crown_me1107 on Instagram). Thanks to Social Media, Omolara started her business []The post Meet Siwoku Moyosore Omolara The Personal Shopper And Founder of pay2shop.com.ng appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho has broken his silence on his failed move to Barcelona, saying he was 'honoured' to be targeted by the La Liga side. Barcelona's attempts to sign Coutinho were thwarted, but the flirtation between the player and the Nou Camp is evidently not over. The midfielder made his first start of the season []The post Coutinho breaks silence: Barcelona honoured me with their interest appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
MASSOB National Director of Information, Samuel Edeson, made the claim while insisting that Buhari harbours hatred for people of the South East. The pro-Biafra group also claimed that the Buhari-led government wants to use the exercise to kill the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu. In an interview with the Punch, Edeson []The post Biafra: Buhari wants to kill all Igbos MASSOB appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the burning of the mosque in Enugu State by suspected Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB members. It also condemned the killing of five Hausa men at a settlement near the popular Abraka Market in Asaba, Delta State, on Friday. MURIC further recalled that scores were injured by an []The post MURIC to Army: Protect our brothers in the South-east, we are losing patience appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
According to Wikipedia, afemale condom (also known as a femidom) is a device worn internally by the female partnerduring sexual intercourse as a barrier contraceptive to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancy. Femidoms were invented by Danish MD Lasse Hessel. The female condom is a thin, soft, loose-fitting sheath that keeps []The post 6 things about Female Condoms you should know appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The big winners at the 2017 Emmys on Sunday night included The Handmaids Tale, which took five awards, and Saturday Night Live, which won four. Here is the complete list of winners: Drama Series: 'The Handmaid's Tale.' Directing, Drama: Reed Morano, 'The Handmaid's Tale.' Actor, Drama Series: Sterling K. Brown, 'This is Us.' Actress, Drama []The post Emmy Awards 2017: Full list of winners appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have set a mosque ablaze in Enugu State. DAILY POST reports that the incident, which occurred at Ogrute, the capital of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, has thrown the residents into panic. One of the Muslim faithful, who contacted our correspondent from the []The post Enugu: IPOB allegedly burn down Mosque in streak of violence appeared first on The Spark. 
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