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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 OCTOBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 26 October, 2017.

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
ABUJA'Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, gave a bailiff of the court five days to serve former President Goodluck Jonathan with a copy of the subpoena issued to compel him to appear as a witness in the trial of erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh.The post Justice Abang gives bailiff 5 days to serve summons on Jonathan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
ENUGU'THE Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission, ENSIEC, has reserved it's previous decision to disqualify over 74 candidates of opposition political parties in the November 4 council poll.The post Enugu LG Poll: ENSIEC reverses self, clears disqualified opposition candidates appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, said, yesterday, that the Federal Government would apply US$3 billion in refinancing the legacy debts of the immediate past government.The post $5.5bn foreign loan: FG to settle debts with $3bn 'Adeosun appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
OWERRI'wife of Imo State Governor, Mrs. Nkechi Okorocha, has appealed to people of the state, particularly women and children, to imbibe the habit of washing their hands, so as to prevent infections.The post UNICEF partners Imo RUWASA on hand washing appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Shareholders of Oando Plc are likely to bear the cost of the forensic audit that Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has recommended after its long investigation into a petition filed by Ansbury Inc and AlhajiDahiru Mangal against the company.The post SEC's forensic audit: Oando shareholders to bear N160m bill appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
NO fewer than 22 candidates, who contested the July 22 Lagos State Council polls, have appealed the decisions of the Lagos State Local Government Election Petition Tribunals at the Appeal Tribunal.The post Lagos council polls: 22 Candidates appeal Tribunal's verdict appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THERE was a new twist to the lingering crisis between the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mr Ibrahim Idris, and Senator Isah Hamman Misau (APC, Bauchi Central) as the latter, yesterday, alleged that the Police boss purchased two Prado SUVs for wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, for personal use.The post Misau appears before Senate cttee, says IGP Idris bought 2 SUVs for Buhari's wife appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, an editor with Thisday newspapers, who is vying for the PDP National Public Secretary seat, declared on Wednesday that the party needed 'an experienced professional' as it spokesperson.The post Thisday Editor, Ologbondiyan, says PDP needs professional as publicity secretary appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
enugu'Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State yesterday at the hallowed chambers of the State Executive Council honoured another indigene of the state, a 16-year-old student of Dowen College, Lagos, Miss Nnenna Eneh, who scored A1 in all the nine subjects she sat for in the 2017 West African Examinations Council examination.The post Ugwuanyi honours another Enugu indigene with nine A1s in WAEC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
AGAIN, movement into and out of Apapa through Oshodi-Apapa Expressway has become a nightmare for motorists and commuters, as trucks and tankers have taken over the entire stretch of the dual carriageway from Mile 2 to Tin Can Port.The post Oshodi-Apapa Expressway: Chaos as policemen aid driving against traffic appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
PEOPLESDemocratic Party, PDP, stakeholders in Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State, have applauded the state government for taking a pro-active measure aimed at resuscitating the hitherto ailing Delta Line Transport Company, DLTC, through the partial privatization of the companyThe post PDP stakeholders laud Delta govt over DLTC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THE Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, and coalition of nine other militant groups, yesterday, maintained that the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, could not speak or negotiate with the Federal Government on behalf of the region, threatening to resume fresh hostilities if President Muhammadu Buhari failed to distance government and its agencies from the group.The post RNDA threatens hostilities, insists PANDEF cant speak for N-Delta appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THE Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has commenced moves aimed at actualising the One-Local Government-One Product (OLOP) programme as provided for in the 2017 appropriation Act.The post MSMEs development: SMEDAN moves to execute one local government one product programme appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THE Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) in collaboration with US- based Students for Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) is set to train a total number of 5400 school children from 108 schools across Nigeria under the National School Entrepreneurship Programme (N-SEP).The post SMEDAN, SAGE to train 5400 school children on entrepreneurship appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Access Bank in collaboration with German Investment Corporation (DEG), and Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria (AHK Nigeria), yesterday, unveiled the first German Desk in Nigeria, aimed at increasing the 2.9 billion euros bilateral trade between Nigeria and Germany.The post Access Bank, German firms move to boost N637bn bilateral trade appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
IN the next few months the campaign for the 2019 Presidential election will commence. Already there are moves by many politicians to forge alliances with various groups across the country, all aimed at ensuring that they find a place of reckoning in 2019, as every good politician seeks to be relevant at all times.The post 2019: Does the cap fit Atiku Abubakar' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
DIRECTOR General, National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, has advised Nigerians and residents in the country to regard the National Identification Number, NIN, as a crucial feature of their life as it is the unique identifier for all in Nigeria.The post 'Why Nigerians should take NIN as social security number' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Ministry of Youth and Sports yesterday told the House of Representatives Committee on Sports that there is really no cogent reason to continue with the bill seeking to repeal the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) Act for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Act.The post S-H-O-C-K-E-R: Sports minister kicks against NFF bill appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Gernot Rohr has confirmed Owngoalnigeria.com report on his two year contract extension as coach of the Super Eagles following qualification for the World Cup 2018 in Russia.The post Rohr confirms fresh two year deal appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF) won't be holding fresh talks with England U-21 striker Tammy Abraham despite the forward confirming that talks are ongoing for him to switch allegiance to Nigeria.The post NFF dumps Tammy Abraham appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Gernot Rohr has insisted he does not consider himself the saviour of Nigeria football, but instead a coach who won World Cup qualification for the country.The post Russia 2018 World Cup: I'm not Nigeria's saviour ' Rohr appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA'Ogun State government, in partnership with the Federal Government has officially converted the family house of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital into a museum. The Minister of information, culture and tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who arrived the family house located at NEPA Road in Isabo, Abeokuta withRead MoreThe post FG, Ogun convert Fela's family house to Heritage Museum appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
ALTERPlate frontline act Harrysong has revealed the official album art for his upcoming 'KingMaker' album and the corresponding tracklist.The post Harrysong reveals 'Kingmaker album art, tracklist appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
NIGERIA's King of Highlife music, Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe who died on May 11, 2017 and the musical genius that thrilled the nation with his one sting instrument, Dan Maraya Jos, are bound to live on, as organizers of the yearly Copyright Society of Nigeria,COSON, 2017 Week, have concluded plans to honour the two musicians of all times with posthumous awards at this year's event.The post Osadebe, Dan Maraya to be honoured at 2017 COSON Week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
FETSWALLET, one of Nigeria's fastest growing mobile payment companies is seriously making a landmark in its sponsoring of Lagos Fashion & Design Week for the second consecutive year. This is even as mobile payments are increasingly seen as a key part of Nigerian fashion and creative industries' growth.The post Why we endorsed Lagos Fashion & Design Week again Fetswallet boss appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THE Festus Keyamo Chamber, yesterday, raised the alarm over the release of edited video on Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, by her ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill, warning bloggers and journalists to steer clear of the said video or risk being dragged to court.The post Beware! Keyamo warns bloggers, journalists over Churchill, Tonto Dikehs video appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Corruption in Nigeria is not an exclusive preserve of the judiciary. There is corruption in every facet of the Nigerian society. Every day, we are inundated with stories of corruption in the executive arm of government.The post Judiciarys corrupt because larger Nigerian society is corrupt'Orbih, SAN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
IN the ordinary and general law of landlord and tenant, there is a basic presumption which underlines the relationship of the parties. That assumption is that one of the parties is the landlord and the other, the tenant. In practical terms, the landlord and the tenant are assumed to be unequal and the understanding generally, is that the landlord is superior to the tenant. The parties usually draw up an agreement which stipulates the terms and conditions of the tenancy.The post Whose tenants are 

Thu, 26 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 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
WORKERS of Chrome Group, owned by Sir Emeka Offor, have called on him to pay the N1.1billion owed them as salaries and other benefits, failing which they will head to court. The workers, through the law firm, Falana & Falana's Chambers, are demanding immediate payment of all their outstanding salaries and remittance of all statutory deductions from their salaries since July 2015.The post Unpaid entitlements: Chrome workers threaten legal tango with Offor appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
WORRIED over the non-implementation of Consolidated Tertiary Educational Institutions Salary Structure, CONTEDISS 15, 10 years after approval, Senior Staff Union of Colleges of Education, SSUCOEN, in South West, has demanded that the Federal Government ensure its immediate implementation .The post Workers demand implementation of CONTEDISS 15 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose's white Mercedes Benz G-Wagon has caught fire in Lagos, while in motion.The post Breaking: Fayose's Mercedes Benz G-Wagon catches fire in motion appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THIS is a world of seemingly unending creations: God made man; man made money; and money made man mad. We have since stopped being amazed when Nigerian Officials engage in semantics and create schisms between terms that are ordinarily mutually inclusive.The post N9 Trillion: Contract by another name' by Josef Omorotionwan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
SO, whether we like it or not, we are 'at last- pitched, 'Wailers' against 'Hailers'. Or should I say 'Jeerers' versus 'Cheerers'. Because there does not seem to be a middle ground any longer. No straddle point for fence-sitters. And no middle course for neutrality. You are either a 'Wailer' or you are a 'Hailer'. And since I am a 'Hailer' by classification, -not by inclination- I thought that I should give an objective H 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has yet to declare his interest in seeking re-election as Nigeria's president. There has so far not been any categorical statement from him on the matter. The post Prospects of a Buhari presidency in 2019 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 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 fourth Annual National Literacy Competition with regional run-offs in October and the grand finale in November. Plateau State won the North Central regional finals in the Lafarge National Literacy Competition. Plateau will represent the region in the finals in Lagos next month. For the rest of this month, other regional finals will hold across the other five 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
MASTER Isokpan Elliot Osaivbie, of the Uniben Demonstration Secondary School, Ugbowo Campus, Benin and Nwadike Chizoba, of the Redeemed People's Academy, Jos, Plateau State have been adjudged winners at the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture National Art Competition for Nigerian Secondary Schools Students.The post Every nation needs creative mind to move forward -Jeff Ewing appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
NEURO-Linguistic Programming, NLP, the latest approach to improved thinking, superior communication, personal development and psychotherapy, has debuted in Nigeria. It is about how to communicate in the most appropriate and effective way. Its master practitioner and licensed trainer, Rajiv Sharma, said that NLP has impacted over 100,000 learners in several countries.The post How students leverage on NPL to improve learning appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
IF recent indications are anything to go by, the Petroleum Industry Bill otherwise known as the PIB which has been in legislative abeyance for the past 17 years, may soon be passed into law by the National Assembly. According to media reports, the Senate made the passage of the bill a priority consideration soon after the National Assembly resumed sitting after its annual recess.The post Intrigues, confusion of non passage of 17 years old PIB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, weekend rewarded dozens of its workers, remarking that services at the Federal tertiary hospital have improved significantly with more patients including Very Important Persons, VIPs accessing care at the hospital.The post Services have improved at LUTH, but new facilities are required ' Chris Bode appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
WALKING The Vi-sion, a bookdetailing the achievements of the 11th Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Professor Rahmon Bello, as he prepares to bow out next month, has been presented to the public. Dignitaries at the launch which took place at the J.F Ade-Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos, took time to chronicle the achievements of his five years in office.The post Walking The Vision berths in honour of UNILAG VC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
STARTZONE, a leading innovation hub, recentlyheld a one-day 'Girls meet-up programme with theme, Tech Queens of Tomorrow, designed to initiate discussions about technology and encourage female teenagers to be passionate about it, and leverage it as a platform to achieve their future dreams.The post StartZone empowers girl-child on technology skills appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
IT was a moment of joy for Emmanuel Godwin of Abibat Mogaji Millennium School (AMMS) Agege, Lagos, who emerged the most outstanding student of the 2017 UAC Goodness League Free Weekend Classes for Senior Secondary (SS3) students from various schools in the Lagos State Education District 1.The post Master Godwin emerges 2017 UAC FWC best appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
For property owners at Ehere community, along Ikot Ekpene road, Monday, October 16, is a day they may never forget in their lives. It was a day they lost their property to tanker fire incident. Over 25 shops were razed with property worth over N100 million as a tanker laden with petrol went up in flames in the area.The post How tanker fire ruined us ' Victims of Abia petrol explosion lament appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
By Ola Ajayi Ibadan'The Oyo/Osun Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it had intercepted contraband worth N55.661 million in October. The Customs Area Comptroller, David Chikan, made the disclosure at a media briefing in Ibadan yesterday. Chikan said the seized items included 14 used vehicles with total Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N25.7Read MoreThe post Oyo/Osun Customs intercept contraband worth N55.6m appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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