NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [12 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 12 October, 2017.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Nigerian wrestling champion, Power Uti has been arrested following the controversial death of his wife, Toyin in their Ilupeju Lagos home.The post Power Uti arrested over wife's death appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, picked holes in the comments of President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo, that the apex Igbo socio-cultural body supported the decision of the South-East Governors in proscribing IPOB's activities because the decision saved several lives and doused the tension in Igboland.The post Our grouse with Ohanaeze leader, Nwodo ' IPOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
CALABAR'The Calabar Port, Cross River State, yesterday, came alive as a vessel, Desert Ranger from Greece with 60,000 metric tons of wheat berth.The post Calabar Port comes alive appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Abia Poly to clear salary arrears
Thu, 12 Oct 2017
ABA'THE Rector of State Polytechnic, Aba, Professor Ezionye Eboh, has said arrears of salaries will soon be paid.The post Abia Poly to clear salary arrears appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
ASABA'IN line with the SMART agenda of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, his Senior Special Assistant, SSA on International Relations, Dr Genevieve Mordi, the Executive Secretary, Delta State Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency, Mrs Shimite Bello and the member representing Aniocha South in the state House of Assembly, Ms Angela Nwaka, have empowered over 300 women across the state with tomatoes, okro and vegetable seedlings.The post Mordi, Bello, Nwaka empower over 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Police in Lagos, yesterday, confirmed that Afro hip-hop artist, David Davido Adeleke, was being interrogated over the death of his friend, Tagbo Umeike, following the discovery that his statements were laced with untruths.The post Police quiz Davido, aides over death of Tagbo, DJ Olu, Amechina appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Concerned citizens from the North have cried out to the Federal Government, seeking and recommending private security experts with the technical intelligence to efficiently combat crime in the area, saying the activities of the Nigeria Police Force needs to be supplemented.The post Concerned citizens proffer solution to insecurity in North appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Ado-Ekiti'Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu's allegation of award of $25 billion contracts without following due process against the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, as messy and an embarrassment to the country.The post Kachikwu/Baru: Buhari treats corruption as family affair 'Fayose appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The entire South East zone is currently in commotion, following widespread rumour alleging invasion of schools by men dressed in military uniform and allegedly injecting pupils and students to death with an unknown vaccine linked to monkey pox.The post Commotion in S-East over 'vaccine appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Nnewi'Chief Medical Director, CMD, of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital NAUTH, Nnewi, Prof. Anthony Igwegbe, yesterday said that of the 26 victims of St Philips Catholic Church Ozubulu attack by gunmen who were admitted, only eight victims are still receiving treatment in the hospital.The post Ozubulu gunmen attack: 8 victims still in NAUTH Nnewi 'CMD appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
ABUJA- YOUTH under the auspices of Niger Delta Youth Brotherhood Initiative, NDYBI, have commended one of the Commissioners Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC, Evangelist Light Diden, for her monumental impact on widows and less privileged in the Delta State.The post Evangelist Diden's impact on widows, less privileged commendable 'NDYBI appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
AS the nation marks 57 years of independence, wife of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mrs. Bisi Fayemi, has called on the National Assembly to pass the Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill into law that would enable women have more access in the nation's political process.The post 57th Independence Anniversary: Fayemi calls for speedy passage of Gender/Equal Opportunity Bill appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
WHEN little David, seven, was being presented a wheel chair donated by Benola Cerebral Foundation, at the fifth National Cerebral Palsy Week Forum by the Special Adviser to Lagos State Government, Mrs. Joy Onafowokan, torrent of tears flowed as the nurse who took care of himtold the tale of howhis mother abandoned him after being diagnosed of Cerebral Palsy.The post David LUTH, others get succor as Benola foundation celebrates 21st birthday of Olaoluwa Gbadebo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
HUNDREDS of All Progressives Congress, APC, supporters, yesterday, gathered at Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State with a firm resolve to win the forthcoming governorship poll.The post Ozubulu people root for Nwoye, say APGA has outlived its relevance appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Mr. Godwin Ezeemo, the candidate of the Progressives Peoples' Alliance, PPA, for theNovember 18, 2017governorship election has unfolded his plans in the areas of security, health and agriculture if elected.The post Ezeemo unfolds plans for security, health, agriculture appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern over the plan by the Federal government to obtain 5.5 billion dollars foreign loan.The post PDP criticizes FG's $5.5bn loan bid appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Ekiti state Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has declared tomorrow, Thursday 12th October, 2017 a half-working day for civil servant following the release of the detained state's Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and the Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.The post Fayose declares Thursday half-working day to welcome freed state's finance commissioner, AG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Liberia's election results were delayed on Wednesday by hitches at a number of polling stations, with Vice President Joseph Boakai and footballer George Weah seen as the frontrunners to succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.The post Liberia election results delayed as Boakai, George Weah battle to replace Sirleaf appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President Muhammadu Buhari as the most corrupt in the history of Nigeria, accusing the President of 'treating corruption involving his men as family affair.'The post Buhari running most corrupt govt in Nigeria, he treats corruption as family affair ' Fayose appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
IN its support for the Federal Government diversification programme, Miele Gallery Nigeria has partnered with Abuja Furniture Production, AFP, furniture production facility of Julius Berger Plc, Woodstyles and Essential Interiors to showcase local content.The post Local content: Miele Gallery backs FG diversification programme appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE Nigerian Economic Summit Group, NESG, yesterday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Governors' Forum, NGF, to facilitate dialogue and develop joint programmes geared towards promoting sub-national competitiveness as a national economic development strategy. The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the on-going 23rd edition of the Nigerian Economic Summit.The post NESG signs MoU with NGF on competitiveness appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE Bank of Industry, the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria and the Nigeria Export-Import Bank have hired the services of a ratings agency to conduct ratings on the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises operating in Nigeria.The post BoI, others commission agency to rate SMEs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has created over 160,000 direct and indirect jobs across Africa in three years.The post Tony Elumelu Foundation creates 160,000 jobs in 3 years appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
NIGERIAN Bottling Company Plc (NBC) has launched 'Youth Empowered' programme, aimed at empowering 500,000 youths by 2020, through training workshops to support and provide youths with basic business skills for self-sustenance.The post NBC to empower 500,000 youths by 2020 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
LAST week we outlined some important pre-requisites one has to bear in mind before approaching the Bank of Industry, BoI, for loans which included the collateral requirements, as well as evidence of on-going business successes, where, under its general risk acceptance criteria, BoI requires a prospective borrower to have at least three years acceptable performance track record.The post How to get loan from BoI (4) appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
ABOOKKEEPING software has been launched for micro, small and medium enterprises, MSMEs, to overcome challenges encountered due to poor knowledge of bookkeeping and thus facilitate easy access to funding.The post Access to finance: Bookkeeping software unveiled for MSMEs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Industry chieftains across the subsectors and government functionaries, yesterday, discussed on how to move the Nigerian economy forward with the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu and the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, putting aside their differences and discussed opportunities in the Nigerian petroleum industry and ways to grow the sector at the 23rd Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG 23#) held in Abuja 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
NATIONAL leadership of Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has pleaded with President Muhammad Buhari to intervene in the feud between Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu and Group Managing Director, GMD, of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, in the interest of the petroleum industry.The post NUPENG urges Buhari to intervene in Kachikwu/Baru feud appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE main challenge of any new business is making prospective or first-time customers try out our new product or service. If they are eventually satisfied with your product or service, you will generate loyal customers who will serve as referees to help you find new customers. Here are four suggestions that will enable you to promote your business and increase customer base.The post How to promote your new business venture appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
AS you have finally bow out as Registrar of Yaba College of technology, Yaba, Lagos after 8 years of meritorious service; it gladdens my heart, not because you are leaving the office as Registrar, but because of your numerous achievements in the Registry and leaving indelible mark on the sands of time..The post AMAPAKABO: First South-South female registrar, Yabatech proved her wealth of experience appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
SUCCESSIVE administrations in Nigeria, including the current one claim to promote transparency and accountability by following due process in financial dealings and public procurements. The post Due Process: Between security votes and oil contracts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Former champion, Conny Perrin of Switzerland is on course to winning another title in Lagos, Nigeria as she has qualified for the quarter finals of the first leg (Futures 4) of the 17th Governor's Cup Lagos Tennis Championship which is ongoing at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.The post Governor's Cup quarter finalists emerge appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Super Eagles players, Odion Jude Ighalo of Changchun Yatai FC and Godfrey Oboabon, a defender of Al Ahli F, have supported five and three young girls respectively by offering them full scholarship to study.The post Ighalo, Oboabona give scholarship to less privileged girls appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) will decide the new hosts of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Saturday.The post CHAN 2018 host: CAF to decide Saturday appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Lionel Messi said 'it would have been crazy a World Cup without Argentina' after his dramatic hat-trick secured the nation's qualification for the tournament.The post Messi: World Cup empty without Argentina appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Standard Chartered and Liverpool FC have teamed up to help eliminate avoidable blindness through the Bank's flagship community programme, Seeing is Believing, for the sixth year in a row.The post Standard Chartered, Liverpool FC partner to tackle avoidable blindness appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
As preparations for the 2018 Lagos City Marathon shifts to a higher gear, general manager of the event, Yusuf Alli, is optimistic, that the race will become an IAAF Gold Labelled race before its fifth edition.The post Lagos City Marathon targets IAAF gold label status appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
WITH a filmography of more than 40 movies, Liz Benson Ameye is a veritable fixture on cinema, video and television screens in Nigeria. She played 'Mama' in the first production of 'Mummy Dearest' and has reprised her role in the sequel. Though narrowly focused on set, Ameye acceded to J.K. Obatala's intrusion, long enough to render matronly counsel on a number of pertinent issues, including 'homosexuality,' 'discipline' and 'Old vs. New Nollywood 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Chief Ifedayo Adedipe, SAN, is a Lagos-based legal practitioner. In this interview, he spoke on special courts designated to handle corruption and financial crime cases, causes of delays in court, true federalism, restructuring and related issues. ExcerptsThe post Judges not the cause of cases delay 'Adedipe appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
By Onozure Dania THE commencement of 2017/2018 new legal year in Anambra State has brought to the fore the importance of rule of law in economic development. This was the message the Chief Judge of Anambra State, Justice Peter Umeadi brought home to Governor Willie Obiano. Specifically, he told the governor to make the judiciaryRead MoreThe post Make law a pillar of development ' Chief Judge urges Governor appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
ANNUALLY, for every 100,000 live births in Nigeria, 630 women die. While the country has a maternal death rate second only to India, medical and social reasons are usually touted as the cause for these deaths rather than preventable factors such as poorly equipped health facilities and negligence on the part of healthcare professionals; hence, the consideration of such deaths as simply health issues rather than a violation of fundamental human rights such as rights to life and family life.The po 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
IT was like a time of final decision to initiate a process for good governance in Imo State when more than 100 Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, and lawmakers from the Imo State House of Assembly, declared their full support for participatory budget arrangement in the state.The post 100 CSOs, Imo lawmakers demand for open budget system appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
There is urgent need for the reconciliation, rehabilitation, and reconstruction of the Igbo nation, starting from the convening of a 'National Truth and Reconciliation Commission', where these questions would be answered to the satisfaction of all NigeriansThe post Still on Kanu: A parody appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
I am a storyteller and a journalist fishing in forgotten watersnot for the sake of making troublesays Eromo Egbejule while describing himself but because our stories have to be told, no matter how tragic, how ugly and how old. he adds. He got into journalism while still an undergraduate during which he anda few friends []The post Meet Eromo Egbejule The Storyteller and Journalist Fishing In Forgotten Waters appeared first on The Spark. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Akure'ONE Chukwuma Okoro, yesterday in Akure, the Ondo State capital, confessed that the payment of his wife's N300,000 bride price pushed him into robbery.The post 'I went into robbery for my wife's bride price' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Eleven persons, including threeserving personnel of the Nigerian Army and a dismissed Air Force personnel, have been arrested for allegedly vandalising solar panels belonging to government and private individuals in Lagos.The post 3 soldiers, dismissed Air Force personnel, 7 others arrested for vandalising solar panels appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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