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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [24 OCTOBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 24 October, 2017.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, angrily ordered the immediate dismissal from the civil service of the federation, of Abdulrasheed Maina, the erstwhile boss of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms.The post Maina: Outrage as Danbazzau, Head of Service trade blames appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Awka'THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has described the Federal Government's denial of knowing the whereabouts of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, as a tissue of lies, saying the government had been trying in vain to pin IPOB leader's absence on Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe.The post FG trying in vain to pin Kanu's absence on Abaribe IPOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum, PANDEF, has begged youths and agitators in the Niger Delta for patience, adding that the Federal Government is committed to developing the oil-rich region.The post PANDEF to N-Delta youths: Be patient as FG develops region appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Lagos'A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered the Nigerian Police Force to pay Okwuchkwu Obiechina, brother-in-law to popular kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, N2 million.The post Why Court ordered Police to pay Evans brother-in-law N2m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, has solicited support of Nigerians towards the recently launched technical skills centre and industrial village by Association of Anambra State Development Union, AASDU, for the empowerment of youths in Anambra state.The post Youth empowerment: Minister solicits support for AASDU technical skills centre appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
INDIGENES of Peremabiri in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have commended the state Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson and the State Police Command over the decision to resettle them after about 14 months of displacement due to political crisis.The post 2015 poll violence: Bayelsa community lauds Dickson, police for resettlement appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE Director'General of Okowa Legacy Group, OLG, Chief Omanefe Oghenekaro, has slammed the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, over alleged falsehood, misinformation, propaganda and misrepresentation of facts aimed at inciting the people of the state against the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led Administration.The post Oghenekaro cautions Delta APC against alleged blackmail appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Edo State Government has ordered the state Revenue Board to commence the collection of revenues in the Ministries of Agriculture, Environment and Oil and Gas, regretting that government was losing revenues in these sectors.The post Edo govt orders collection of revenue from Agric Ministry, others appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Adjoto, weekend, commended Governor Godwin Obaseki on his efforts in transforming the state into an economically buoyant one by providing conducive atmosphere for investors.The post Edo Speaker hails Obaseki's economic plans appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
YENAGOA- ACTIVITIES have again picked up in the eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State shut for three months, following the suspension of the strike embarked on by the state chapters of Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, and the Medical and Health Workers' Union, MHWUN.The post Bayelsa LGs spring back after strike appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The forum of Presidents-General of the 24 kingdoms of Urhoboland has tasked the President-General of Urhobo Progress Union Worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga, to tackle all pressing issues affecting the Urhobo nation.The post Taiga urged to tackle issues affecting Urhobo nation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
NATIONAL Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said that the change promised by his party has to do with basic restructuring of the society and total rebuilding of the economy, which he said was run down by the previous administration of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.The post APCs change policy hinged on restructuring 'Oyegun appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE leadership of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, says it has come to the knowledge of the community that some impostors are planning to disrupt the commencement of a gas pipeline project by Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, after the process of engagement with all parties and host communities was clearly spelt out in the Global Memorandum of Understanding, GMoU.The post Bayelsa community alleges plans to disrupt SPDC gas project appeared first on 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The Area Command Station Officer of Nsukka, Enugu State, Mike Odoh, was among the Police officers promoted to various ranks.The post Promoted officer lauds IG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The Fethullah Group in Nigeria has commenced a high level meeting to deliberate on their next line of action, in reaction to reported plans by the Federal Government to consider the request of the Turkish government that members of the group, who have taken refuge in the country, be extradited home.The post Terrorism: Fethullah Gulen group deliberates on planned extradition of members appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
MAKURDI'Barely seven days to the commencement of the enforcement of the Open Grazing Prohibition Law in Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom has said his people will stone him if he failed to implement the new law.The post Peoplell stone me if I dont implement grazing law Gov Ortom appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Stakeholders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State have warned against imposition of chairmanship candidates on the people in the January 6, 2018 local government council election, urging the state deputy governor, Mr Kingsley Otuaro, to respect the popular will of party leaders in the local council.The post Delta LG polls: Itsekiri in Warri S-West reject Otuaro's candidate appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
AS part of its oversight functions, Edo State House of Assembly has set up three ad-hoc committees to investigate activities of all existing companies and industries operating in the state.The post Edo Assembly to probe industries, others appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Amidst increasing pressures on the three levels of government to increase revenue generation, albeit, non-oil for the federal government and Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, for states and local governments, more unintended negative consequences are surfacing.The post Time to check adverse revenue drives appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Abuja'President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration has recorded concrete achievements, which were there for all to see.The post Our achievements are real, not propaganda, lies ' Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Fidelity Bank Plc, yesterday, released its third quarter, Q3, results ended September 30, 2017, recording a Profit Before Tax, PBT, of N16.236 billion, against N9.835 billion in the corresponding period of 2016, thus representing 61.5 per cent growth.The post Fidelity Bank grows profit by 65% to N16.2bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
At the backdrop of a history of success in financial services, Managing Director of FundTrust Multipurpose Cooperative Society, Chief Silas Ifeanyi, has identified fraud and lack of skills in financial management as the major causes of crashes among some financial institutions in the country.The post Why banks, finance houses fail ' FundTrust boss appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Host Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas, HOSCOM, said it has met over 50 per cent of the total requirements put forward by the Department for Petroleum Resources, DPR, for its planned 10 modular refineries in oil- producing states in the country.The post HOSCOM meets 50% requirement for 10 modular refineries appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE Bayelsa State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Rehoboth refinery for the construction of 60,000 barrels per day modular refinery.The post Bayelsa signs MoU with Rehoboth to construct 60,000bpd refinery appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
As part of the mandate of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to develop local content capacity in welding and fabrication in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, the Board in conjunction with the Nigerian Institute of Welding (NIW) will be undertaking a visit to the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) and the Institut National De Plongee Professionnelle (INPP) an underwater welding training institute in Marseille, France this week.The post Local content: NCDMB, 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
PowerGas, an indigenous gas provider said it has come up with a sustainable solution to the power problem facing industries and other estates with its gas-to-power infrastructure for industries and manufacturers.The post PowerGas partners Delta State on gas to power project appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE price of kerosene dropped by 21 per cent in the third quarter (July-August) of 2017, as a result of increased importation of the product into the nation.The post Why Kerosene price droped by 21% in Q3' 17 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), has returned to profitability in its financial results for the third quarter, 2017 (Q3'17), recording N9.04billion Profit Before Tax , as against a loss of N12.7 billion in Q3 2016.The post Transcorp returns to profitability, records N9.04bn PBT appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Importers Integrity Association (NIIA) has commended the Chairman of INTELS Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gabriele Volpi, for intervening in the dispute between his company and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) over remittances into the Treasury Single Account (TSA).The post Group commends INTELS' Chairman for move to resolve NPA dispute appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The naira, yesterday, depreciated marginally to N360. 13 per dollar in the Investor and Exporter (I&E) Foreign Exchange Window., just as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), injected the sum of $195million into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market.The post Naira depreciates to N360.13/$ in NAFEX as CBN injects $195m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, Monday, said that the developing world especially Africa, should break the wall of secret corporate ownership if they want to survive.The post Malabu oil: Its matter of life, death to break wall of secret corporate ownership Osinbajo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
My attention has been drawn yet again to another unguarded, uncouth and irresponsible vituperation by the Senator representing the Ogun East Senatorial district, Buruji Kasamu in some national newspapers and severally on the social media, coming on the heels of last Wednesday's public and official declaration of the former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel to contest for the office of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja.The post Re: Kasamus latest attac 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
WHEN T.Y. Bello (Toyin Sofekun-Bello) sang: 'The land is green, is green, oh oh oh; the land is green, is green, can't you see' she might have had the Niger Delta in mind. No part of our country is more lush fully green than the Niger Delta with its all-year round rainfall. Even in times of tragic oil pollution, some plants stubbornly sprout with their green coated in oil, as if to say, 'this land is ours'The post The Green Shirts of the Niger Delta appeared first on Van 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has called for the aggressive deployment of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in governance for efficient and cost effective service delivery.The post Information Day: Obaseki seeks aggressive ICT use in governance appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Ethiopia will play Nigeria in the second round qualification match of the FIFA Under-17 Women World Cup after Kenya pulled out of the tie.The post FIFA U-17 WWC: Ethiopia to host Nigeria December 1 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The Nigeria Basketball Federation has invited 16 players to camp for the FIBA Africa organized 3x3 championships to be held in Lome, Togo.The post NBBF invites 16 for FIBA Africa 33 Tourney appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Football's global governing body was accused of "not caring" about the women's game by World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe after including a previously little-known Venezuelan striker on its female player of the year shortlist.The post Rapinoe slams unknown Castellanoss inclusion on FIFA award list appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo has set his sights on a "lucky seventh" piece of FIFA silverware after collecting his fifth Men's Player of the Year award on Monday.The post Ronaldo eyes more, says I want seven. Five is good but seven appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
"Without God on our side, without the total support of 'World Cup Governor Udom' the media, Supporters and fans, we would not have achieved what has turned out to be the best season for the Club since its inception in 1997" - says Paul Bassey Chairman of Akwa United F.C.The post Akwa Utd commend Gov Udom, thank media, fans for support appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
World soccer ruling body FIFA is said to be considering paying World Cup bonuses to member associations that qualified for the FIFA World Cup tournament, a move geared towards preventing row over bonuses especially by African players.The post FIFA moves to prevent bonus strike by African players appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
French Ligue 1 side OGC Nice, Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa as well as Israeli clubs Maccabi Haifa and Hapoel Tel Aviv are among the clubs now in hot pursuit of Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa.The post Nice, Sundowns lead chase for Ezenwa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has won the European Golden Boy award with Gabriel Jesus, Marcus Rashford, Christian Pulisic and Ousmane Dembele among the players to miss out.The post Mbappe beats Jesus, Dembele to win Golden Boy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning last season saw him win the 2017 Best FIFA men's player of the year trophy as Real Madrid dominated a star-studded awards ceremony in London on Monday. The post Cristiano Ronaldo leads Real Madrids FIFA awards triumph appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo was named the 2017 Best FIFA Mens Player of the Year at a star-studded ceremony in London on Monday. The Portuguese forward, who won last years inaugural award, fired Real Madrid to the La Liga title and scored 12 goals as the Spanish giants won the Champions League.The post Breaking: Cristiano Ronaldo wins 2017 Best FIFA Mens Player of the Year award appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane was named the 2017 Best FIFA Men's Coach of the Year at a ceremony at the London Palladium theatre on Monday.The post Zidane wins 2017 Best FIFA Mens Coach of the Year award appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The inaugural edition of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Kwese Prospect Camp has been a huge success, the Kwese Premier League Director, Ajibarede Bello, said on Monday.The post NBBF League Director says Kwese Prospect Camp a huge success appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017, was one night too sad for music sensation, Abiye David Jumbo, popularly known as Mr. 2Kay. He was reportedly robbed at gun point in his hotel room at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, after performing at 2face's Buckwyld and Breathless Concert, which took place at the convention centre of Eko Hotel.The post Singer, Mr. 2Kay battered, robbed at gunpoint appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Yesterday, the internet was thrown into frenzy after Davido liked a video of Wizkid on social media! The duo have in the past, taken swipes at each other over different issues and fans have termed it a battle of supremacy, to confirm who is a better artiste.The post Wizkid vs Davido: Is the war over' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Sean Shefau, son of professional dancer and choreographer, Kaffy, proved that he is truly a chip off the old block on stage on Sunday, at the much anticipated Buckwyld and Breathless concert which took place at Eko hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos.The post Kaffy's son, battle Tiwa Savage in dance duel appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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