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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [16 OCTOBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 16 October, 2017.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, and a presidential aspirant of the party in the forthcoming election , Chief Charles Udeogaranya, yesterday, commended the former National Chairman of APC, Chief Bisi Akande, for what he called "his constitutionally-backed statement that the presidential ticket of the party was open to all."The post Udeogaranya lauds Akande on 2019 presidential election appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
The President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, yesterday, warned that no Nigerian citizen should be killed in any part of his country.The post Nobody should kill Nigerians in South Africa' Jacob Zuma appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice Limited in Kogi State.The post Dangote employs youth graduates for rice farming in Kogi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
THE Southern Leaders Forum has lampooned President Muhammadu Buhari over directive to the World Bank to concentrate on the Northern region, saying such directive was discriminatory.The post Southern leaders tackle Buhari over directive to World Bank appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Rivers State Signage and Advertisement Agency, RISAA, has met with stakeholders to increase awareness about the activities of the Agency, showcase available windows of advertisement, branding and sponsorship opportunities, as well as improve relationships with the public in the state.The post RISAA reaches out to NLNG, seeks PPP collaboration appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
The All Progressives, Congress, APC, and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were, yesterday, locked in a verbal combat over the propriety of the Federal Government's borrowing plan. The face-off follows the administration's request for legislative approval for its $5.5 billion loan to finance the 2017 budget.The post $5.5bn loan request: PDP, APC at war as FG explains borrowings appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
All is set for the Centenary Celebration of the return of Okeho to its original site from the old site. The event holds fromOctober 20 -28, 2017.The post Tinubu, Ajimobi, Alaafin for Okehos centenary celebration appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said that the selection of his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as his successor was a divine arrangementThe post 2018: My deputys selection was divine arrangement 'Fayose appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
There are fears that the people of Ile-Ife and the neighbouring Modakeke community may soon take up arms against one another over alleged encroachment into the land of Ife.The post Tension as Ile-Ife youths accuse Modakeke of encroachment appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr Nicholas Azinge, has said hypertension and diabetes are major causes of blindness.The post Commissioner points hypertension, diabetes as major causes of blindness appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Sokoto State Executive Council, SEC, has approved N1.5 billion for construction, rehabilitation and expansion of rural roads across the state.The post Sokoto earmarks N1.5bn for road projects appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Anambra State judiciary has approved an enlarged Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR, Committee to look into the litigation between Nkerehi and Umuchukwu over the name to call their town, which is stalling the opening of a state High Court built by an indigene of the town.The post Anambra judiciary sets up cttee on Nkerehi, Umuchukwu dispute appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, yesterday, paid a visit to the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, OOPL, in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital and urged other ex-African leaders to replicate same in their countries.The post African countries should replicate Obasanjo's library 'Mbeki appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
The Operation Python Dance 11 (Egwueke 11) in the South-East geo-political zone ended at Umuahia, Abia State, with the traditional activation of a camp fire, Saturday.The post Army ends Python Dance 11 in South-East appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
NO fewer than 100 Nigerian students on scholarship in the United Kingdom universities could be deported home as early as this week except their fees are settled immediately, according to The Telegraph of London.The post 100 Nigerian students face deportation in UK over debts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
A non-governmental organisation, Citizens Voice Development Initiative (CVDI), has called on Nigerians to speak out when their rights are abused to promote human rights protection.The post You have right to protect your rights ' NGO appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
As Mr. Obaze Oseloka is expected to be given Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, flag today, Dr. Alex Obiogbolu, the Oganiru Anambra Founder, who came second during the party primaries, has declared that he was the duly-elected flag bearer of PDP in Anambra State's November 18 governorship polls.The post Im Anambra PDPs candidate, says Obiogbolu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
THE Federal Government appears determined to open more space for the public to play bigger roles in infrastructure construction and management.The post Before we bring back toll plazas appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
I am not sure because these agitations, insurgencies and activities of Fulani herdsmen can lead to breakdown of law and order in different parts of the country at the same time. It may not be easy for our security forces to cope with all of them at the same time. Already, Boko Haram in the North-East is stretching our military. Now, the military is in the South-East for Operation Python Dance. And the same military is saying they may come to South-West and South-South for Operation Crocodile Smi 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has said that the poverty in Nigeria was growing at an alarming rate with weak policies that have failed to arrest the situation.The post Law to establish National Poverty Eradication Commission underway Dogara appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Former international footballer George Weah and Liberia's Vice President Joseph Boakai will face a runoff for the country's presidency on November 7, the electoral commission announced on Sunday.The post Liberias Weah, Boakai face presidential runoff next month appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, disclosed on Sunday that the Federal Government would be prudent in the management of the country's foreign borrowings.The post Loan: We'll be prudent, won't borrow irresponsibly ' Adeosun appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
BANK of America Corp beat expectations with a 15 percent rise in third-quarter profit on Friday as the second-largest U.S. lender kept a tight leash on costs and benefited from higher interest rates.The post BofA profit rises on higher rates, lower costs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
THE National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) says it has commenced review of insurance companies' capital base to ascertain the deployment of current capital base.The post NAICOM commences review of companies' capital base appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
STOCKS on Wall Street ended the week higher as investors reacted to the latest retail sales and inflation data.The post US stocks end higher on retail data appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
US banking giant Wells Fargo is still being haunted by its actions in the run up to 2008 financial crisis.The post Wells Fargo results hit by legal costs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
AT the backdrop of continued agitation for improved access to credit for small business operators, Microfinance sector leaders are linking economic development to sustained credit to the under-banked segments of the society.The post Credit facilitates economic growth 'NAMB boss appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
CHAIRMAN of Investment and Securities Tribunal (IST), Mr. Isaiah Idoko-Akoh, has assured investors and other stakeholders in the nation's securities market of speedy resolutions of disputes.The post IST assures of speedy resolution of capital market disputes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
The Managing Director, APT Securities & Funds Limited, Mallam Kasimu Kurfi, in this interview with Financial Vanguard, spoke on his expectations for the third quarter, Q3'17, performance of companies quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, for which their results are being expected to be released soon. He also commented on fund raising by companies as well as his expectation of market performance in Q4:17.The post Q3 performance: Banking sector will likely outshine other sectors &#0 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
THE economic recoveries witnessed in the first half of 2017 did not shield the banking sector from some adversities in the form of rising bad loans. Industry stakeholders have said that the impact is still being felt negatively as banks' customers were not able to meet their financial obligations on loan repayment, resulting to 14 banks booking N177.3 billion impairment losses for the period.The post Bad loans in 14 banks hit N177bn in 6 months appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
THERE are different types of funds transfer services and it is important for bank customers to understand the differences and implications.The post Fund transfer: Between NIP and NEFT appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
AS the third quarter earnings season approaches, financial analysts have predicted a mixed market sentiment this week, even as the equities market ended bullish.The post Mixed market sentiment to trail equities market this week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
STANBIC IBTC Bank has commenced the 2017 SME Capacity Building Series, now in its fourth season for entrepreneurs in Lagos and in Ibadan with six more cities to follow.The post Stanbic IBTC Bank empowers SMEs in Lagos and Ibadan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
FIRST Bank of Nigeria Limited has been named the first financial institution in Nigeria and the West-Africa sub-region to issue 10 million cards to customers across the country. This makes FirstBank the second bank in Africa to achieve this feat.The post FirstBank's payment card issuance hits 10m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
THE interbank bank money market will, this week, receive liquidity boost of N224 billion but with little prospect of moderation in cost of funds.The post N224bn inflow to boost interbank liquidity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
WHEN children ask their father for egg and the father sends them pythons, or scorpions, it portends an omen. I am not the first to make this statement.The post No more hate speeches but hate actions' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Multi-modal transport powered by technology is the best The post Uber and Africans economic transformation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
HE year 2016 was characterised by global political shocks in advanced economies notably with the United Kingdom ' Brexit Vote' in June and the election of Donald J. Trump in November 2016 as US President.The post Odua'a: The way forward appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
AntonioAntonio Conte has admitted he faces a 'difficult' moment in his Chelsea career after seeing his injury woes pile up in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace, that saws Eagles star, Victor Moses cropping an hamstring injury.The post Conte laments Moses injury setback appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have announced that next year's CHAN, which Nigeria have qualified for, will now be hosted by Morocco.The post CAF: Morocco replaces Kenya as 2018 CHAN hosts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the U.S.-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets.The post WWE smashes cultural taboos, signs first woman wrestler from Arab world appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Indonesian football has been rocked by the passing of one its most iconic players, Choirul Huda, during an on-field collision with a team-mate.The post Goalkeeper dies after tragic collision with team'mate appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Akwa United are the 2017 AITEO Cup champions. All thanks to a 3-2 sudden death penalty victory over Niger Tornadoes at Agege Stadium in Lagos. Result after regulation time was goallessThe post Akwa United win AITEO Cup appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Leading English Premier League scorers after Sunday's matches:The post Lukaku tops Leading English Premier League scorers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Wayne Rooney came to Ronald Koemans rescue as the Everton strikers last-gasp penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw at Brighton, while Manolo Gabbiadinis brace gave Southampton a 2-2 draw against Newcastle on Sunday. Everton boss Koeman was on the brink of another damaging defeat after Anthony Knockaert put Brighton ahead eight minutes from full-time at theRead MoreThe post We are in a difficult situation but . Everton boss Koema appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Aruna Quadri, Africa's highest-ranked table tennis player, has acquired the services of a coach to manage him ahead of the forthcoming International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Cup in Belgium.The post Quadri gets new coach ahead of ITTF World Cup appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
A Lagos lawmaker, Yinka Ogundimu, on Sunday in Lagos urged Super Eagles' coach Gernot Rohr to create competition among his players by scouting for more talents.The post 2018 World Cup: Rohr urged to scout for more talents to spring surprise appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
- After more than one month, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 82 Division Nigerian Army Major General Adamu Baba Abubakar on Saturday represented the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General TY Buratai to formally declare the end of Exercise Egwu Eke 11.The post Exercise Egwu Eke 11 ends in South East with camp fire appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
Buhari's government is just a temporary irritant to our national unity. He will go, just the same way he came. We will then reclaim our country from these medieval-minded ethnic bullies and sectional caterpillars stuffing their guts with our commonwealth like ravenous hyenasThe post Nigerian Army must re-brand itself appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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