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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [19 OCTOBER, 2017].




Thu, 19 Oct 2017
ASABA'A 21-year-old man, Jonathan, has allegedly set ablaze the residence of 36-year-old Joy Godwin of Okuokoko town, Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State, for allegedly preventing him from raping her younger sister, Mercy, 26.The post Suspected rapist set would-be victim's house ablaze in Delta appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Over regulation of tobacco industry will deprive manufacturers of their social responsibilities to society, such as funding cancer research in health institutions, smoking cessation programmes and others.The post Over regulation of tobacco industry harmful to society ' Expert appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
No fewer than 101 Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, SMEs, will benefit from the launch of play-book, Iyaloja, being the first in a series of events to immortalise Alhaja Abibatu Mogaji on her 101st post-humous birthday.The post 101 Nigerian SMEs to benefit from Iyaloja book launch appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
CATHOLIC Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, yesterday, in Lagos urged President Muhammadu Buhari to redeem his anti-corruption stance, which has come under severe criticisms lately by those who believe he is shielding his political friends from prosecution.The post Corruption: Nigeria's like sheep without shepherd ' Catholic Archbishop Martins appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
THE Senate, yesterday disclosed, that about N140 billion has been returned to the Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, by firms and banks found guilty in its investigations into revenue leakages in the Nigeria Customs Service.The post Customs revenue leakage probe: N140bn recovered from erring firms, banks Senate appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
AHEAD of 2019 Presidential and general election, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, assured, yesterday, that card readers would be effectively deployed to avoid pitfalls of 2015 polls.The post 2019: Card readersll be effectively deployed INEC appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
THE people of Delta State have been advised to ignore the negative propaganda allegedly being orchestrated by All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state through online platforms to tarnish the image of the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration.The post Okobah urges Deltans to ignore APC's media attacks against Okowa appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, IYC, Worldwide, has called on the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, to peacefully resolve its differences with the management of Nigeria's oil and gas logistics giant, Intels Nigeria Limited, in the interest of the nation.The post IYC to NPA: Resolve your issues with Intels peacefully appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
THE Federal Government, yesterday, exonerated the military from allegations of vaccination and injection of monkey pox virus on citizens in the South-East and South-South regions of the country.The post Monkey pox: Army not dispensing vaccines ' FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Ahead of the 2019 general elections and the raging debate as to whether to give an automatic return ticket to President Muhammadu Buhari, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has said it would abide by its rules in the choice of its next presidential candidate.The post 2019: APCll adhere to constitution on Buhari's ambition appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Senator Buruji Kashamu (PDP, Ogun East) has said it would amount to 'a monumental disaster' if former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel is elected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the December 9 convention. The post PDP Chairmanship: Daniel as chair'll kill the party- Kashamu appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Members of PDP Anambra State Caretaker Committee on Monday suspended Professor A.B.C. Nwosu and Iyom Josephine Anenih as Chairman and Secretary of the committee respectively after passing a vote of no confidence on the pair for their engagement in dishonest practices and several other conducts capable of causing disaffection amongst party members.The post PDP Anambra suspends Nwosu, Anenih over anti-party practices, alleged impunity appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
NEW Emirates Regional Manager, Afzal Parambil, has described Nigerian aviation market as exciting even as the airlines has opened new routes.The post Emirates Airlines says Nigerian market exciting, adds new route appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
DIRECTOR of Research and Advocacy of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, Dr. Vincent Nwani, yesterday, reiterated that multiple taxation and infrastructure deficit were harming the nation's economy.The post Multiple taxation, infrastructure deficit killing economy ' LCCI appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
INTERNATIONAL Labour Organisation, ILO, has called on policy-makers to look into ways to make it easier for small and medium enterprises, SMEs, to access such external funding.The post ILO seeks new strategies for SMEs to access loans appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
PRESIDENT of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has urged entrepreneurs in Africa to focus on job creation for the continent's teeming youths as a way to ensure economic prosperity and poverty reduction in the continent.The post Dangote tasks African entrepreneurs on job creation appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Wednesday, disclosed that a forensic audit into the affairs of Oando Plc will be carried out, even as it directed Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, to suspend the shares of the company from trading.The post SEC to commence forensic audit on Oando appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
The naira Wednesday depreciated to N360.27 per dollar in the Investor and Exporter (I&E) Foreign Exchange Window.The post Naira down to N360.27/$ at NAFEX appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
WHEN Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, told TELL magazine that 'my vision drives me crazy,' many people did not take his words literally. In November 2016, he tweaked the statement a little, this time saying his love for Imo State keeps him from sleeping. 'I find it difficult to sleep now because I want to change the entire face of Imo,' he said.The post Rochas, the man whose vision drives crazy appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
As the Super Eagles await their World Cup opponents in the draws holding in Moscow on December 1, former Super Eagles head coach Austin Eguavoen, has gone spiritual, praying for the team to have easy opponents at the Mundial.The post 2018 FIFA World Cup draws: Eguavoen goes spiritual, wants soft group for Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Senegal chose Liverpool star Sadio Mane Wednesday for World Cup qualifiers against South Africa next month just eight days after his club said he could be sidelined for six weeks.The post Senegal pick injured Mane for World Cup ties appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Antonio Conte warned Jose Mourinho to stop talking about Chelsea after the Manchester United boss criticised managers who complain about injuries.The post Conte hits back at Mourinho over injury jibe appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Paris Saint-Germain's front three of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani all scored as the French side romped to a third straight Champions League win by thrashing Anderlecht 4-0 in Brussels on Wednesday.The post MCN all score as PSG thump Anderlecht appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Eden Hazard came to Chelsea's rescue after his side blew a two-goal lead in a dramatic 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday.The post Hazard rescues Chelsea in six-goal Roma thriller appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Algeria have moved next month's World Cup qualifier against Nigeria back to Blida as they aim to salvage some national pride in this dead rubber game.The post World Cup Qualifier: Algeria to take Eagles to Blida appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
The FA has apologised to two players after new evidence showed sacked England's women's boss Mark Sampson made remarks which were 'discriminatory on the grounds of race'.The post England FA apologises to Aluko, Spence appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Estranged Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama has been recalled to Lille of France first team by manager Marcelo Bielsa.The post Enyeama returns! appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
The Real Madrid striker has earned an incredible 70million in the last year, along with picking up another Champions League medal and becoming the inaugural winner of The Best FIFA Men's Player award.The post Ronaldo is World's richest sportsman appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Algeria have brought back former player Rabah Madjer as their new national coach, succeeding the sacked Lucas Alcaraz, the Algerian federation confirmed on Wednesday.The post Madjer named new Algeria coach appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Victor Moses has given the latest update on the injury that has seen him sidelined for the next one month. The 26-year-old hobbled off with a hamstring injury during the first half of the 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace on Saturday and is expected to be out for around a month. It only adds toRead MoreThe post I'm working hard to get fit ' Victor Moses appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
There was excitement among members of the Nigeria Aquatic Federation as the National Stadium Lagos Olympic size swimming pool which has been dormant for the past 18 years was announced as the host for the forthcoming 2nd Africa (CANA Zone 2) Junior Swimming Championship holding October 27- 29.The post Nat. Stadium Swimming pool host Africa Junior Championship appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Chief Gboyega Awomolo, a senior advocate of Nigeria was admitted into the inner bar in July 1992 after 14 years of legal practice. In this interview, he spoke on the reason no major conviction has been secured by the government on high profile corruption cases, the controversies trailing agitation for restructuring as well as constitution review among others. Excerpts The post Only rule of law, due process will win war against graft 'Awomolo, SAN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
ALAGOS-based legal practitioner, Mr. Kayode Fasetire, has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to stop some of his officers who are allegedly being used to frustrate a court order, in Lagos.The post How policemen frustrate court orders Lawyer appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Mrs. Mfon Ekong Usoro is a maritime lawyer with rich national and international experience. She was at a time the director general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Authority, NIMASA; chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) and secretary general of the Port State Control Memorandum for West and Central African Region of the World Trade Organisation, WTO. In this interview, she speaks on the maritime wealth of the country, the challenges of glob 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
IT was a gathering of Trade Unions and civil society organisations, CSOs in the West African sub-region on the auspices of West African Networking Meeting on Continental Rights Based Social Protection Project.The post Sub-regional trade unions, CSOs brainstorm in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
THE harmony of human hearts is the sweetest music in the ears of God. This has been the propelling force behind the first year of the reign of His Royal Majesty, Omo N' Oba N' Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, Oba of Benin.The post Oba Ewuare II: The messiah has come! Josef Omorotionmwan appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
IMET Anayo Rochas Okorocha for the first time 24 years ago at the Jos national convention of the defunct Social Democratic Party, SDP, which produced Chief Moshood Abiola as presidential candidate. On the morning of our departure at the Hill Station Hotel, a large number of brand-new police vehicles which did not yet have number plates drove in. A Jos-based colleague, Peter Kuptong, told me that they belonged to an Igbo man, who was a big-time contractor for the PoliceThe post Douglas House&#039 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
IT will be six years exactly tomorrow since Libya's Muammar Gaddafi was conspiratorially killed in a western-instigated uprising in Libya, following the Arab Spring of the Maghreb. Since then, the North African Arab nation that was promised 'freedom' and 'democracy' in exchange for the lush Eden that Gaddafi's 43 years of benevolent dictatorship had created, now faces disintegration, from two warring parliaments each seeking legitimacy to constitute itself into Liby 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Adesola Marvellous Dideoluwa is agraphics and web designer who kicked his career after hisfirst degree at the university. My parents suggested I start up a business because of the state of things economy. As a computer inclined person I chose graphics and web design. says Adesola. One of the challenges hes faced as an entrepreneur []The post Meet Adesola Marvellous Dideoluwa The Graphics and Web Designer appeared first on The Spark. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Oluwaseyi Nurudeen Alabi is ahyperrealism artist who describes himself as more of a storytelling artist. I basically tell African stories through my work(Art). Through my work, I exhibit a nation and her future. I draw African women. Without a doubt, women are known to be a nation. And I also draw mostly kids(children). As it's []The post Oluwaseyi Nurudeen Alabi Hyperrealism Artist appeared first on The Spark. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
THE Principal, Federal Government College Ijanikin, Lagos, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Essien, has charged parents to partner with the Federal Government to help actualise the objective behind the introduction of Safety Education in schools.The post Educationist charges parents on safety education appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
THE Director of Sunnydale School, Ikeja, Mrs. Folake Osisanya, has urged government and school owners to invest in training and retraining of teachers, adding that the academic success of the students lies in the teachers.The post Stakeholders tasked on training, retraining of teachers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
ATEACHER with Mastercare International School, Asaba, Delta State, Mr. Felix Udochukwu Ariguzo, has emerged Winner of the Maltina Teacher of the Year for 2017. This was announced Thursday night during the highpoint of the competition's grand finale held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.The post Delta teacher Ariguzo emerges 2017 Maltina teacher appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
CHIEF Executive Officer, Newcross Petroleum, Dr. Bolaji Ogundare has donated a library to his alma mater, the Faculty of Dental Science, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi-Araba.The post Alumnus donates library to Faculty of Dental Science, UNILAG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
DUFIL, makers of the nation's leading noodles brand, Indomie, unveiled its new 10 Indomie Independence Day Heroes identities in conjunction with the brand's CSR initiative's 10th anniversary. Indomie Independence Day Award for Heroes of Nigeria is a Social Responsibility Initiative of Dufil Prima Foods Plc designed to extol and support the exemplary accomplishments of children who have shown courage and determination in situations that ordinarily would bring fear.The post IIDA cel 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Lagos State University. Ojo has announced that the admission exercise for 2017/2018 academic year has been closed following the successful shortlisting of the 3,500 candidates earlier agreed by the institution to admit.The post LASU closes 2017/2018 admission exercise appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
THE joy of 2017 National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, Batch A, Stream one corps members knew no bound as they commence the one year mandatory service of their fathers' land. To many of them, the thoughts of survival on the N19,800 Federal Government's allowance seem unrealistic in the face of the present economic recession.The post Recession: Reality of corps members' survival on FG's N19,800 stipend dicey appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 19 Oct 2017
In line with its plan for 2030, Lafarge Africa Plc, a leading cement and building solutions provider has announced the commencement of its 4th Annual National Literacy Competition with regional run-offs in October and the Grand finale in November.The post 2030 Plan: Lafarge Africa flags off National Literacy Competition appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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