NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [13 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 13 October, 2017.


Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, yesterday, ordered an immediate investigation into the assault on Mr. Wale Odunsi, Daily Post Deputy Editor, by the security aide attached to Government House.The post Bello orders investigation into assault on journalist appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, Benue State chapter, yesterday, declared an indefinite strike, following the expiration of an earlier seven-day warning strike, which expired last Wednesday.The post NMA begins strike in Benue appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
THE House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to set up an Ad-hoc committee to investigate former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari's N11.1 billion State House Clinic budgets between 2015-2017.The post Reps to probe Jonathan, Buhari over N11.1bn Aso Rock clinic budget appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
FORMER Interim National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Bisi Akande, has declared that the party's ticket for the 2019 presidential election remains open to contenders as President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to indicate interest in a second term.The post APC presidential ticket for 2019 election still open 'Bisi Akande appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
ASABA'THE Secretary to Delta State Government, SSG, Hon. Festus Agas disclosed that the State Appropriation Bill for 2018 fiscal year would hit the floor of the Delta State House of Assembly before the end of October.The post DTHA to receive 2018 Appropriation Bill before end of Oct 'Agas appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
LAGOS'As part of moves to tackle the challenges around Apapa, operators of shipping lines in Apapa ports have been accused of being the major cause of traffic gridlock being experienced in the area and environs.The post Apapa traffic gridlock: Council blames operators, erects road barriers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
ORGANISED Labour, yesterday, rejected Federal Government's decision to pursue its no work, no pay policy, especially in the essential services sector of the economy.The post Labour rejects FG's no work, no pay policy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
KIA Motors has appointed prominent car designer, Oleg Son, 56, as Head of Kia Design China - leading the brand's design activities in China and strengthening its design capability in the rapidly expanding Chinese market. Son will be based in Shanghai as Executive Director and Head of Kia Design China.The post Son leads Kia design team in China appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
ABUJA'THERE is confusion in the Presidency over the alleged approval of $25 billion contract by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, as the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has denied the report that he approved the contract.The post NNPC $25bn contract: Osinbajo disowns aide appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
PRESIDENT of the Institute of Tourism Professionals, ITP, Mr Abiodun Odusanwo, has called on the Federal Government to empower agencies handling the development of the tourism sector in the country to carry out their role in line with global best practices.The post Empower tourism agencies for sector growth ' Odusanwo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
HYUNDAI has announced plans to introduce a new Rear Occupant Alert system to future models, using motion sensors and connected technology to prevent children being forgotten in hot cars.The post Hyundai plans new safety features for children in new models appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
AROAD safety expert, and member Safety Beyond Borders, a non-governmental organisation in Nigeria, Mr. Adenusi Patrick, has warned that it was wrong for the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, to punish motorists for not having speed limit device on their vehicles.The post It's wrong for FRSC to punish motorists for speed limiter'Adenusi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
IN June, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Audu Ogbe, flagged off with fanfare the first batch of 72 tonnes of yams being exported to Europe and America from the shores of Nigeria. It was another bold step to expand the base of our foreign exchange earning beyond crude oil.The post Correcting the flaws in our yam exportation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
THE 47,000 strong registered members of Persons With Disabilities have thrown their weight behind the reelection of Governor Willie Obiano over what they described as his humane disposition towards them.The post People with disabilities throw weight behind Obiano appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to ensure that the November 18 Anambra governorship election was conducted in a free and fair manner, at all cost.The post Muslim Council tasks INEC on free, fair poll appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Peoples Redemption Party, PRP, candidate Dr. Stephen Mbah has warned against the use cash and other gratifications to get votes from the electorate, urging the Anambra voters to collect the money from the politicians and vote their choice candidates.The post PRP candidate cautions against money influence appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Football icon, George Weah, is in early lead in the official provisional results of Tuesday presidential elections in Liberia.The post Liberia Polls: George Weah in early lead appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The Liberian electoral body has just released provisional results of Tuesday's presidential and House of Representatives elections.The post VP Boakai, George Weah lead in Liberia provisional result appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The governor of Adamawa state Governor Muhammadu Jibrilla has said that he was not elected to be sharing government money just as he asked where is even the money'The post I was not elected to be sharing govt money Gov Jibrilla appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Following yesterday's confusion and panic by the residents of Anambra state over rumours that the medical outreach of the Nigerian army in Anambra was dangerous to human health, the candidate of the United Progressives Party, UPP, in the November 18 Anambra governorship election, Chief Osita Chidoka, has restated his call for the end of the military exercise tagged Operation Python Dance II launched in the south eastern region of Nigeria by the Nigerian army.The post Army outreach panic: En 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and Electrical Dealers Association of Nigeria (EDAN), yesterday, agreed to collaborate on checkmating infiltration of substandard electrical products into the market.This is even as the agency destroyed substandard cables and other goods worth billions of Naira.The post SON, electrical materials dealers collaborate to check substandard products appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
THE federal government has commenced negotiations with operators of the Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, to divest some of the government's shares and accommodate new investors, expected to bring more funds to improve service delivery.The post FG in talks with DISCOs on new investors appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
ECOBANK Transnational Incorporated, ETI, has announced changes on its board of directors, Dr. Adesegun Akin-Olugbade and Mr. Ignace Cloegah, have resigned from the board to enable them focus on other personal responsibilities.The post Ecobank announces board changes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
THE backward integration policy of the Federal Government in the cement industry saves Nigeria N240 billion yearly, Lafarge Africa Plc has disclosed.The post Backward integration policy saves Nigeria N240bn yearly 'Lafarge appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The naira, yesterday, appreciated to N360.52 per dollar in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) Foreign Exchange, forex, Window.The post Naira appreciates to 360. 52/$ in NAFEX appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
ABUJA'The Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL Plc, has signed a partnership agreement with two Moroccan agricultural insurance and re-insurance companies, Mutuelle Agricole Marocaine D'Assurances, MAMDA, and MAMDA Reassurance, MANDA Re, to expand the range of agricultural insurance products and coverage in Nigeria.The post NISRAL signs agric insurance MoU with Moroccan firms appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
MARITIME stakeholders, yesterday, reacted to the cancellation of the Pilotage contract between the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA and Oil & Gas Logistics giant, Intels Limited, with some saying NPA's action was long overdue.The post Mixed reactions trail Intels contract cancellation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Following earlier regional celebrations in Edo, Kano, Rivers and Osun states, as part of year-long activities to mark its centenary anniversary, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc celebrated with its customers and other stakeholders in Abuja, Oyo and Enugu states in appreciation of their commitment and support over the years.The post Union Bank takes centenary anniversary to Abuja, Oyo, Enugu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Over 16 International Heavyweights has endorsed the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Comprehensive Local Agriculture Plan (C-LAP) project and confirmed attendance of the seminar on26th and 27th of October, 2017.The post 16 international organizations endorse ALGONS C-LAP project appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
As the clock winds down on his incumbency, some of 'THEM' mouth irritations. They make such noises as: "He is not cutting the grasses well"; "We have fantastic mower to keep the lawns", they critisise.The post Mr. Aregbesola, The Gardener appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
COUNTRY Repre sentative for Messe Frankfurt, Omon Itoya-Abanokwu, has said that Nigeria's economy will see a boost if the prospects of emerging sectors such as light and sound are prioritised. She said that when the growing demand for audiovisual technology meets budding events, cultural, tourism and sporting industries, the economy will experience a turnaround.The post How light and sound technology'll boost Nigeria's economy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
SAMSUNGElectronics West Africa has said that the turnout of users prer-registering for its flagship product, Galaxy Note Series, the Galaxy Note 8, in Nigeria is tremendous.The post Pre-registration for Galaxy Note 8 gains traction appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
IN order to revamp the dwindling fortune of the sport of swimming from the grassroots level in Nigeria,10 schools across Lagos are expected to compete at the maiden Dolphin Swimming League scheduled to kick off in December.The post 10 Schools for maiden Dolphin Swimming League appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
DESPITE her superlative performance at the recently concluded Afrobasket where the men's senior national team, the D'Tigers emerged second best after losing in the final to host, Tunisia, Nigeria dropped on the current FIBA ranking released Wednesday.The post Nigeria drops on FIBA world ranking, remains Africa's best appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Benin City, the Edo State capital is in festive mood. The indigenes of the state and football fans who have been thronging the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium to witness the best of women soccer in the last one week, are gearing up for the final match of the competition featuring Nasarawa Amazons and Delta Stars.The post Edo rumbles as NWFL Super 4 ends today appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Sergio Aguero has admitted he could have suffered far worse than a broken rib in his recent car crash in Amsterdam if not for the seal belt he wore.The post Seat belt saved my life ' Aguero appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Lionel Messi's 'signing bonus' for staying at Barcelona could be as high as a record-breaking 80million and the club hope to have a naming-rights sponsor for the Nou Camp as early as next season to help them pay for it.The post Barcelona to hand Messi 80 m bonus appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Leicester coach Craig Shakespeare said midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi will be fit to play against West Brom in their English Premier League clash on Monday.The post Leicester coach declares Ndidi fit for West Brom appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger has seemingly been duped by false reports that former football star George Weah had won Liberia's presidential election, even though the final results have not yet been announced.The post Arsene Wenger wrongly celebrates George Weahs election win appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has tipped the Super Eagles of Nigeria to do well in the Russia 2018 World Cup.The post 2018 World Cup: Wenger tips Eagles to do well appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The case against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein took on an international dimension Thursday, with New York police saying they are probing allegations of a 2004 sexual assault while British police said they had opened an inquiry into a separate complaint dating to the 1980s.The post New York, London police probing separate Weinstein assault cases appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Again, the whole Hajj family worldwide needs to discuss the quota issue again. Maybe we need to maintain that 1.7million or reduce the number, so that we can make best use of the facilitiesThe post Hajj: Repeat pilgrim will pay 2,000SR extra 'Muhammad, NAHCON Chair appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The Kaaba itself is a huge and imposing cubic building. Its grandeur is awesome; it arouses religious excitement and tranquility. It is majesticThe post 2017 Hajj: So good to be there! appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
This is a very sad season for me. Last week on this page, I wrote about my recently deceased godfather, Bernard Edrickson Akporiaye. This week, I'm handing over to a dear family friend, Jonas Odocha, who has composed a touching tribute to my darling uncle and his beloved brother-in-law, the late great Bethel Chinweoke Njoku (1934-2017) whoThe post Another tearful goodbye by Donu Kogbara appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
In whichever direction we look, we see a world sitting precariously on a keg of gunpowder, waiting to explode ' a world thoroughly dominated by guns. In this situation analysis, we shall spread our dragnets to three nations ' the USA, Australia and Nigeria.The post In a gun-dominated world appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
THE Police High Command, Abuja, yesterday, said acting Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Imohimi Edgal, had not been demoted to Deputy Commissioner of Police, declaring that Edgal remained the state police boss.The post Police, LASG debunk rumoured demotion of Lagos CP, Edgal appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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