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


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

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
I met this lady whose story you are about to read last week at a friend's place. Of course you know most times, the gist is about men. Her story, though not peculiar, reminds me of famous musician, TuFace, his women, and some other women I have come across. Do you call them confident women who know how to fight for what they want, or spoilers'The post Of marriage and broken cords Yetunde Arebi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Things you learn early in life hardly leave you. In fact, they influence the course of your life either for good or ill. I had an Editor during my early years in journalism who drummed certain 'truths' into my head which have influenced my practice of the profession. Two of them will suffice for the purposes of this discourse. First is that there is no story that cannot be cut; the skill is in the manner of cutting.The post Barriers to nationhood Muyiwa Adetiba appeared first on Vangu 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
MINORITY Itsekiri ethnic nationality has called on the Federal Government to hold a nationwide referendum on devolution of powers and true federalism that will guarantee equity and social justice among all component groups.The post Restructuring: Itsekiri demand referendum to devolve powers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
THE Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos took advantage of the 57th independence anniversary celebration to reinvigorate its Catholic Agora Social Media Network, the first privately owned Catholic Social Media in Africa, which was formally unveiled on August 4, 2017 by Archbishop Alfred Adewale Martins.The post Archbishop Martin, Osu, others move to rejig Catholic Agora appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has tasked religious and political leaders to show more compassion to stem the wave of agitations across the country.The post Catholic Congress: Obaseki tasks churches, leaders on compassion to stem agitations appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
FOURTEEN suspected growers and cultivators of indian hemp have been arrested and 5000 hecters of plantation destroyed by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ondo state.The post 14 suspects arrested, 5,000 hectares of Indian hemp plantation destroyed in Ondo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has been conferred with the 2017 Forbes Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award by the Forbes Magazine.The post Emefiele bags Forbes 'Best of Africa' award appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
ABUJA:The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has charged Nigerian youths to make use of the various platforms provided by the Ministry to create products and provide services that can help to diversify the Nigerian economy.The post Nigeria relies on you to create future, Onu charges Youth appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
THE Edo State police command has obtained a warrant of arrest from the Benin High Court to effect the arrest of the former Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mrs Elizabeth Ativie over her alleged refusal to return the remaining one vehicle belonging to the House in her possession.The post Police storm Ex-Dep Speaker's residence in Benin over govt vehicle appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
IN the wake of the Nigeria civil war, the people of Asaba witnessed the most traumatic moments of their lives when the Federal troops entered Asaba about October 5, 1967, ransacking houses and killing civilians, claiming they were Biafran sympathisers.The post Asaba massacre: How we can heal our wounds ' Soyinka appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
IN what looked like a harsh response, the Presidency, yesterday, berated critiques for claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari told the World Bank to site its programmes in the Northern part of Nigeria, saying the President told the global financial institution to focus on the ravaged Northeast geopolitical zone.The post Favouritism allegations against Buhari: You've insidious minds, Presidency blasts critics appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Astalwart of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC was quick to dismiss the biggest scandal to hit the Muhammadu Buhari administration as a family affair. But whether the fuss between the minister of state, petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu and the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Dr. Maikanti Baru is an APC family affair is debatable.The post APC family affairs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Senate has passed the Presidential Inauguration Bill which seeks to return the activities of Presidential Inauguration to the legislative House.The post Senate passes Inauguration Bill to return presidential ceremonies to NASS appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Media adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze has faulted media reports which claimed that the House of Representatives planned to investigate the past administrations of President Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari over N11.1 billion State House Clinic budgets between 2015-2017.The post Aso Villa clinic probe: Jonathan had nothing to do with 2015 budget implementation aide appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said that he had engaged investors to establish a refinery in Akwa Ibom State.The post Baru lures investors to establish refinery in A/Ibom State appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
APC governorship candidate in the Anambra election come November 18, Dr. Tony Nwoye is currently loading and readying his arsenal for a super launch of his final campaign onslaught even as he lunches a super salvo on the incumbent Governor Obiano.The post Tony Nwoye begins special attack on Obiano, plans big launch of campaigns appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Harris Chuma Eze Omenani is a Nollywood film maker with many years experience and many films in his kitty. But he has metamorphosed over the years from that film maker to a culture exponent, organizing Ogene Ndigbo film festival across Nigerian cities, Igbo Film festival, Igbo Beauty pageant as well as becoming Eze Ndigbo Nollywood.The post Harris Chuma: I can die for Obiano appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Governorship candidate for the United Progressive Party UPP in the forthcoming Anambra state governorship election Chief Osita Chidoka has been described as the new breath of fresh air in Anambra state politics.The post Chidoka is a breath of fresh air in Anambra state election Egeonu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Eselu Onyii Esiaka is an organizer by nature, having been part of several groups and forum.The post Propaganda and lies can't save Obiano from losing election ' PDP Chieftain appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Former Secretary General of the Common Wealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, says that Nigeria will fare better if the on-going call to restructure the country into regions is adhered to.The post Anyaoku, Obaseki give conditions for Nigerias restructuring appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday said that his government has been fair to the South East geo-political zone in terms of appointment which he said was evidenced in the allocation of four prominent ministerial positions to the zone.The post I'm fair to Ndigbo in appointment Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The Chairman of the National Campaign for the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State and Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar, Friday took the party's standard bearer in the November 18 election to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.The post APC takes party's governorship candidate in Anambra state to Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
More partial figures released by Liberia's electoral commission Friday showed former footballer George Weah ahead of incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai as they battle for the presidency.The post George Weah leads Boakai in race for Liberia presidency appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has denied a statement credited to him on Biafra.The post Jonathan denies statement on Biafra appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
CONCERNED people of Anambra are disturbed, and rightly so, about the state of the sub-grade intersections, otherwise unprofessionally christened Flyovers in Aroma, Kwata and Amawbia Junctions within the Capital Territory. Before I go further, I want to say this ' I had believed those bridges were never going to collapse in this generation.The post Anambra's infrastructural deficits appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
As controversy trails the call by President Muhammadu Buhari to the World Bank in 2015 to help rebuild the Northeast ravaged by insurgents, Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday, cleared the air on what Buhari actually said and those present.The post Breaking: 3 Southern Govs present when Buhari begged World Bank for Northeast rehab, Shettima opens up appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said that he was not surprised by the comment from the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim that President Muhammadu Buhari directed specifically that the World Bank should shift its focus to the northern region of Nigeria, maintaining that 'the President has never hidden the fact that he is a sectional leader and painfully, because of his nepotism, religious bigotry and favouritism, Nigeria is now more divided than ever before, with t 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Standing at an imposing 1.90m in height, Leon Balogun naturally fits into the traditional football defender, the no-nonsense, tough-tackling, leg-breaking, even though he is yet to break anyone's legs and mean-looking, despite having an easy on the eyes appeal player, who does his defensive duties effortlessly.The post 2018 World Cup: My late grandmother will be weeping in heaven Balogun appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Standing at an imposing 1.90m in height, Leon Balogun naturally fits into the traditional football defender, the no-nonsense, tough-tackling, leg-breaking, even though he is yet to break anyone's legs and mean-looking, despite having an easy on the eyes appeal player, who does his defensive duties effortlessly.The post Balogun: My late grandmother will be weeping in heaven appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Alex Iwobi has revealed that Arsenal legend Thierry Henrystill advises him on his game today.The post Iwobi: Henry still advises me appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Celebrating the presentation of the 2018 Australian Open that will be played from 15th to 28th January, Roger Federer recalled his 2017 win over Rafael Nadal in an unbelievable five-setter. It was Federer's first official tournament since the six-month break, and he had not expected such a fairytale return.The post Federer eyes magical run at Australian Open appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Tottenham striker Harry Kane has won the Premier League player of the month award for a stunning September.The post Kane wins EPL player of the month award appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
As Zinedine Zidane prepares to set up his side without the crocked Gareth Bale, he said he has a white heart towards coaching Barcelona.The post Zidane: I don't think I can coach Barca appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Apparently basking in the euphoria of the qualification of the Super Eagles for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles chief coach, Gernot Rohr has been speaking on a number of issues including the place he intends to camp his team, the type of preparation he wants as well as what his wards did differently to qualify ahead of reigning African champions, Cameroon, Algeria and Zambia. He also spoke of his interest in Nigerian food and other things. He spoke to Correspondent Jude Opara in Abu 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
When Manchester United paid 75 million pounds to sign Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton in July, few doubted the club were recruiting a player with the ability to score goals in the Premier League.The post Liverpool, Man Utd set EPL alight appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Born Eda with the stage name, Eda Boy, the Cross River native hit the music scene, bats swinging with the dance track titled 'Fine Woman'. The post Eda Boy debuts with 'Fine Woman' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
With stellar performances from Pepenazi and other artistes, this year's edition of the annual music festival, Felabration, kicked off on Monday, October 9, on a good note.The post How Pasuma, Simi, others stole show appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
There are so many reasons why we adore Gumsu Fatima, one of the coolest silver spoon kids in her generation. One thing you can't deny is her genuine humility and passion for humanity. Days back, the adorably cute late general's daughter had reasons to celebrate. Fatima added another year in style and it was an occasion of class and luxury as the Abachas all came out to celebrate one of their own.The post Gumsu Fatima Abachas special birthday dinner appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Oba Rilwanu Akiolu of Lagos, Alhaji (Dr)Yahaya Abubakar of Nupe together with other dignitaries joined stakeholders at the 2017 Nigerian Agri-Food Investment Forum held in Lagos during the week. The forum organized by Youths Off The Street Initiative (YOTSI), which is the brainchild of Comrade Kennedy Iyere, is aimed at tackling food insecurity in the country. The event attracted potential investors from the United States and Britain.The post Oba of Lagos, Etsu Nupe, others grace Agric-Food conf 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
The past few days have been rather tumultuous and unsettling for Nigerian hip hop singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido with three of his friends being turned up dead by the police after a night of a birthday drinking binge of one of them, identified as Tagbo The post Who's telling the truth :The Police or Davido' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Offiong Anthony, popularly known as ThinTallTony,Offiong Anthony, popularly known as ThinTallTony, (TTT) is still reliving memories of his evergreen stay in the Big Brother Najia house, and this time, he's revealing why he suddenly became friends with T-Boss, saying the strategy was to discover the source of her strength while in the house. He also opened up on what he told his wife before he entered the BBNaija house and why he kept his marital status away from Bisola and many more...The p 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
As a tasteful appetizer to his forthcoming album, ex-Project Fame winner, Jeff Akoh is blessing music fans with two new ear-tingling tunes, Shokolokobangose and Gbadun (Your Lovin').The post Ex-Project Fame winner, Jeff Akoh's birthday gift to himself appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Politician, businessman, public relations expert and lawyer, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, before he became minister of information was the long enduring spokesman of the opposition.The post Lai Mohammed says Buhari has diagnosed Nigeria's ills, will leave the country better than he met it appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
One of the most celebrated businessman in the Nigeria's space, Dr Olakunle Oladunni Churchill, the Chief Executive officer of Big Church group is presently in a celebration mood. The Big church group has many juicy pies that cut across Agriculture, entertainment, properties, IT to mention a few and the quintessential businessman has further invested his time and resources in bringing hopes to the less privileged in the society.The post Olakunle Churchill in triple celebration appeared first 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Last week the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu had a furious diatribe against the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru. Kachikwu's letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on alleged matters of insubordination and lack of adherence to due process perpetuated by Baru was confidential information released unofficially. Like a hurricane it made a landfall in the media in the mold of what may be named Kachileaks.The post Kachileaks: Matters arising Sonn 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Malu, the General, is dead. He won many battles but succumbed to diabetes at 70. Reputed for hard work and professionalism, Malu was the ideal soldier. He went into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) when military fervour was at its peak, in 1967. He was commissioned in 1970. Biafra had surrendered. But life had other battles lined up for him.The post General Victor Malu: A life of spectacular ironies Dr. Ugoji Egbujo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
By tomorrow, it will be 10 weeks, two full months and a half that the gruesome murder of worshippers at St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra state, happened. And no one or group, yet, seems to have been found responsible.The post Still on that Ozubulu church shooting Rose Moses appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
Unbeatable, that was the other name for Enugu Rangers all through 1974 to the last quarter of 1975. A goalless draw with Tanzanian side, Young Africans, in Lagos meant a different thing to some compatriots who read Civil War meanings to it.The post Rangers: Attacked for not defeating Tanzania Emeka Obasi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Oct 2017
A cancer diagnosis could be devastating, but cancer does not have to be a death sentence. With prompt diagnosis, good treatment as well as sustained care and support, cancer is survivable. The post Living with cancer is not death sentence appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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