NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [22 SEPTEMBER, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 22 September, 2017.

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
SO many laws, orders and directives have always been made by successive governments in the Pacesetter State. Starting from the tenure of late Chief Bola Ige, Dr. Omololu Olunloyo, late Kolapo Ishola, Alhaji Lamidi Adesina, Senator Rashidi Ladoja and Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala and then to the incumbent governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, all had tried to keep roadside traders away from major roads to prevent accidents which sometimes record heavy casualties. But, as much as they tried, people always 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Consul-General of Republic of China in Lagos, Mr. Chao Kiaoliang, has assured Nigerians of smooth issuance of visas to applicants who would want to travel to China for either business or leisure .The post Chinese Visa Centrell ease application process to China 'Consul-General appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
YENAGOA'MINISTER of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that plans were underway by the Federal Government to establish an Oil and Gas Equipment and Machinery Development Institute in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, as part of efforts by the current administration to move the economy from resource to knowledge based economy.The post FG to set up Oil & Gas Equipment Machinery Devt Institute in Bayelsa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Senator Gbenga Ashafa has urged the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directory, PTAD, to devise a method to eliminate the need for physical presence of pensioners before receiving entitlement.The post Ashafa tasks PTAD on physical verification appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Jalingo'The Tor Tiv, His Royal Majesty, Professor James Ayatse, yesterday, tasked his subjects around the world to unite and ensure peaceful co-existence wherever they find themselves, for the progress of the Tiv nation.The post Tor Tiv tasks subjects on unity, peace appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
ABUJA'Northern Elders Forum, NEF, yesterday, again, weighed in on the state of the nation, saying while the region was not afraid of the persistent calls for restructuring, especially from other parts of the country, it would, however, not allow itself to be stampeded into adopting a premeditated design that could spell doom.The post Restructuring: We're not afraid, but won't be stampeded ' Northern elders appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Dutse'Governor Muhammad Abubakar of Jigawa State commissioned the first company established in Dutse, the state capital yesterday, re-affirming his administration's commitment to create an enabling environment for more investors in the state.The post Gov Abubakar commissions first company in Dutse appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
WARRI'Delta State government has urged residents to comply with the new Consumption Tax as the state's Board of Internal Revenue, DBIR, perfects its implementation modalities.The post Delta govt seeks compliance with new consumption tax appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
BENIN'Auchi Traditional Council, Edo State, has said 'the coup in Edo State House of Assembly was successful, so let them enjoy their spoils of office.'The post Enjoy your spoils, Auchi Traditional Council replies Akoko-Edo monarchs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
ABUJA' The Federal Government has intensified moves to harmonise the biometric database of Nigerians as part of measures to ensure greater security of the country.The post Insecurity: FG moves to harmonise biometric database of Nigerians appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Ibadan'THE All Progressives Congress, Oyo State has said the legal move taken by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Adetunji, to contest the review of Olubadan chieftaincy declaration and promotion of new kings was more honourable than the provocative and combative approach by his media team.The post NEW OBAS ROW: Olubadan's legal step's honourable ' Oyo APC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
agos'The unavailability of the advice from the Director of Public Prosecution, yesterday, stalled further proceedings in the trial of those accused of robbing Vanguard Newspapers Publisher, Mr. Sam Amuka.The post ROBBERY AT AMUKA'S HOME: Court adjourns for DPP's advice appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
THE Abuja Federal High Court order declaring the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB as a terror group and proscribing its activities, yesterday elicited mixed reactions in the polity with some leaders pooh-poohing it and others hailing the move.The post Nigerians divided over proscription of IPOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
LAGOS'In commemoration of its fifth anniversary in Nigeria, Cold Stone Creamery has lined up a series of events to fete its customers, even as it unveiled giveaway and giveback initiative tagged 'Take 5 campaign.'The post Coldstone marks 5yrs with Take 5 campaign appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
THE Alliance for Democracy, AD, Candidate, Udoka Obiji Gabriel has pleaded with the people of the state to give women a chance by voting for her. Mrs Gabriel, the only female candidate for the forthcoming election, spoke after reeling out her 9-point agenda for the state. She listed law and order, institution of governance, commerce and Industry, free education at all levels, free healthcare, erosion control, mass housing, information and technology, as well as youth and sports development as ar 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Former governor of Ebonyi, Chief Martin Elechi, said he was ready for probe by his successor, Gov. David Umahi, alleging that he had been under investigation since 2015.The post I am not running away from Umahi's probe Elechi appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, ONICCIMA, yesterday called on the candidates of various political parties contesting in the forthcoming November 18, 2017, to start telling the people their programmes and what they should expect from them.The post Onitsha Chamber asks candidates to present programmes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The naira, yesterday, depreciated further to N360.33 per dollar in the Investors and Exports (I&E) Foreign Exchange, forex Window.Data from the Financial Market Dealers Quote, FMDQ showed that the indicative exchange rate for the I & E Window, known as Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange, NAFEX declined to N360.33 per dollar, yesterday, from N360.25 per dollar on Wednesday. Hence the naira has depreciated marginally by 8 kobo per dollar.The post Naira depreciates further to N360.33/$ in 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
THE quest for diversification of the Nigerian economy and attraction of foreign investment is set for a boost with promoters of 'The Oceanna' unveiling investment options for part-ownership.The post Nigeria's real estate set for global investment standard appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
MINISTER of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, yesterday, inaugurated an 11-man taskforce to address regulatory issues at the nation's airports.The post FG inaugurates 11-man task force on airport matters appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
This ignorant take by CAN on the eminently sane economic decision to go for SUKUK Bonds to finance Government Projects is so annoying and farcical. What an ignorant outrage! What mischief!The post SUKUK: Why CAN should shut up appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Infinix Mobility is celebrating Nigeria @ 57 as the brand aims to reward 21 customers with BIG gifts. The reward promotion which will run from September 12 to 28, 2017 will have customers winning 14 standing fans and seven 43-inch televisions.' Infinix introduced the Infinix independence reward for its customers and fans looking to purchaseRead MoreThe post Infinix to reward 21 customers for Independence Promo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Former Super Eagles stars, Bright Omokaro and Ndubuisi Okosieme have predicted victory for the Gernot Rohr-tutored team as they confront the Chipolopolo of Zambia on October 7 in Uyo in a crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.The post Nigeria/Zambia cracker: Omokaro, Okosieme rate Eagles above Chipolopolo appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
As part of efforts to develop the game of female football among girls in Lagos, the maiden edition of the Lagos state secondary schools girls football clinic will kick off in November.The post Lagos First Lady supports Oshoala Football/Education Clinic appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
There will beThere will be fireworks today in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital as the 2017 GTBank and Ogun State Principals' Cup finals hold at the magnificent MKO Abiola Stadium.The post GTBank/Ogun Principals Cup final sets Abeokuta agog appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Tammy Abraham has reaffirmed his commitment to Englandfollowing claims from Nigeria that they had secured his senior international allegiance.The post Abraham dumps Eagles for England appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Zambia Under 17 forward Lameck Banda has been handed his senior debut call-up for Chipolopolo's crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifier away to Nigeria on October 7 in Uyo.The post Zambia names teenager in squad against Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Nigeria's B team Super Eagles Friday beat a stubborn Benin Republic side 1-0 to reach the final of the West Africa Football Union Cup of Nations on-going in Cape Coast, Ghana.The post WAFU Cup:Eagles pip Squirrels 1 0, qualify for final appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Usman Ilerika, Acting Secretary of FCT Football Association on Thursday said Nigerian league was currently the best in West Africa.The post Nigerian league best in W/Africa ' FA Scribe appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Award-winning Nollywood star, Adesua Etomi on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, at the Government House in Benin City.The post Nollywoods Adesua Etomi visits Obaseki, lauds achievements appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
NIGERIAN pop star, Wizkid, has become the first Afro-pop artiste to appear in the Guinness Book of World Records. This is as a result of his contribution to Canadian rapper, Drake's smah hit, 'One Dance', which topped several charts worldwide.The post Wizkid enters Guinness World Book of Records 2018 appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Winners of Sahara Group's 'Grooming Film Extrapreneurs' project are set to enhance their craft at the London Film Academy on the bill of the leading African energy and infrastructure conglomerate.The post Sahara group sponsors young movie producers to London film academy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Mallam Sulaiman Usman is the Director of Planning and Research, Information and Library Sciences, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON. He is also the Makkah Cordinator, 2017 Hajj. In this interview, he spoke about the multifaceted challenges faced by the commission during this just concluded hajj, which according to him include hajj fares, feeding and accommodation of pilgrims at the holy land and why stakeholders have to embrace change in the whole arrangmentThe post Hajj: We must embra 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The theatre of absurdities in Burma, is a matter of concern not only for Muslims all over the world but every reasonable homo sapien. As long as real blood runs in your vein, these killings which can be described as genocide of the decade must stop.The post Lets help Rohingya Muslims appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria, MMPN, Lagos chapter, has lent its voice against the killing of Muslims in Rohingya village, Burma just as the group congratulated Muslims on the new Hijrah year 1439 A.H which commenced yesterday.The post Lagos MMPN felicitates with Muslims on new Islamic year appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
YET, under section 23 of the proposed anti-progress Law, 'Any organization registered under this Act shall not be entitled to diplomatic or consular privileges or immunities', a provision designed to starve NGOs of funds.Then section 24 covers the field, as it were, by providing that, under the pain of a prohibitive fine of N500,000 or imprisonment for eighteen months, 'it shall be an offence for any person to operate a Non-Governmental Organization in Nigeria for welfare, researc 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
ABUJA ' AT the commencement of Judiciary's new legal year last week in Abuja, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, read riot act to judges. He threatened to wield the big stick against corrupt judicial officers.The post 2017/2018 Legal Year: The big stick against graft shall spare no one ' CJN appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
RECENTLY a sitting Senator Hamman Misau, who is also a retired police officer leveled humongous allegations against the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris.The post Senator Misau vs IG: The legal position appeared first on Vanguard News. 


Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Today marks a significant milestone in the effort to address the crisis of irrational and interminable pretrial detention in Nigeria. Force Order 20, which is launched today, institutionalizes the Police Duty Solicitor Scheme (PDSS) in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). It is the result of over one decade of partnership involving the NPF, the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria (LACON) and civil society, including the Rights Enforcement and Public Law Centre (REPLACE) and the Open Society Justice Initiati 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
SEVERAL people have grumbled to me - and in various public fora - about the speech Mr President gave at the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, earlier on this week'on the grounds that he barely focussed on Nigeria and mostly talked about other African countries and the rest of the world.The post Buhari's foreign forum appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Few new antibiotics currently in the pipeline cannot combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report has said.The post New antibiotics cannot combat growing threat of antimicrobial resistance ' WHO appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Lagos'A 15-year-old student and 11 other minors, students of a Junior Secondary School in Mushin, were, yesterday, charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate's court by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, for alleged cultism.The post 12 minors charged with cultism in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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