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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [28 OCTOBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 28 October, 2017.


Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Earlier this week, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) released a shortlist of finalists in contention for the IAAF's prestigious Rising Star Award which is usually presented to athletes under the age of 23 who have shown great promise and posted impressive performances in the year under review.One of the athletes in contention for this award is 19-year old Salwa Eid Naser who competes for Bahrain.The post Salwa Eid Naser and a Tale of Two Countries, By Yemi Olus a 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will give all necessary support to ensure successful hosting of the 2018 Oil Industry Games scheduled to hold early next year.The post Fresh commitment to oil industry games appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
THE Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has zoned the national chairman and secretary positions of the regional body to Akwa Ibom and Delta States respectively, ending months of internal strife over its leadership, which led to the formation of a parallel body, Pan Niger Delta People's Congress, PNDPC.The post PANDEF zones chairman, secretary to Akwa-Ibom, Delta appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The Gas flare rate in Nigeria stands at 12.00 per cent, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Monthly Financial and Operations Report for August has revealed.The post Fuel Supply Remains Reliable appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, declined to compel MTN Nigeria Communications Limited to pay into the federation account the total sum of N1.40trillion, being the fine that was imposed on it by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.The post N1.40trn fine: Court declines to compel NCC to revoke MTN's operation licence appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The Borno state House of Assembly (BOSHA) has on Thursday embarked on a one month indefinite strike over the continuous beating and harrasment of some of their members by hired political thugs.The post Borno Assembly embarks on one month strike over beating/harassment of colleagues by hired political thugs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Immediate past governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole recently drew dignitaries across the country to Edo state when he was honoured by the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II for his laudable achievements while he was governor of the state.The post Why I honoured Oshiomhole 'Oba Ewuare II appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
ONE of the major reasons Nigerians handed their mandate to President Muhammadu in 2015 is his integrity and perception that he is incorruptible and would fight the war against graft squarely and conclusively.The post Anti-Corruption War: Buhari's challenges appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Disturbed by the untold hardship the volunteer teachers, who were engaged during the past administration in Enugu State were passing through, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi's administration has announced the regularization of 857 such volunteers, who are graduates as permanent staff of the state government under the Post Primary Schools Management Board (PPSMB).The post Rural Empowerment: Enugu regularises employment of 857 volunteer teachers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Otunba Olumide Osunsina, the Managing Director of Megamound Investment Limited, Lekki, has called on real estate developers to take necessary steps to forestall any reoccurrence of building collapse in the state. Receiving a delegation of Executives of Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), South-West Zone during a courtesy visit to his Lekki office, he advised that a construction work must be insured to forestall building collapse.The post Insurance: Solution to incessant buildi 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
THE Bayelsa State government has restated its commitment to sustain the success recorded in its monthly Internally Generated Revenue, (IGR), in the month of August, 2017, in spite of the economic recession as it declared N1.3 billion.The post Bayelsa declares N1.3bn in IGR, vows to sustain improvement appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
IF a friend's partner dies, it's hard to know what to say. But saying nothing at all could give them the impression you don't care. So what should you do' Writer Caroline Doughty lost her partner six years ago. Now based on her experiences, and those of others who have also been bereaved 'she has written a book that aims to help. She says there are a number of good reasons for putting pen to paper to write a letter of condolence. 'When someone you care about loses s 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Governor Kashim Shettima has yesterday urged the Military to redouble their efforts in clearing remnants of Boko Haram sect still occupying some communities of Gudumbali, Abadam and Marte Local Government Areas in northern Borno Senatorial District, so that thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who are willing to vacate camps from Niger, Chad Republic and other resettlement areas in the country can go back home and pick up their pieces.The post Shettima urges military to clear remnant 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has charged engineering practitioners in the country to provide viable solutions towards fast-tracking Nigeria's quest to diversify the economy.The post Baru tasks Engineers on Economic Diversification appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
ABUJA-TROOPS of 112 Task Force Battalion and Mobile Strike Teams of 22 Brigade of Operation Lafiya Dole, in collaboration with some members of the Civilian Joint Task Force, destroyed Boko Haram training camps in some parts of Borno State.The post Military troops destroy Boko Haram training camps, rescue 5 captives appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The drafters of the 1999 Constitution were sensitive of the alienation and marginalisation of the minorSity tribes that are part of the federation, which reason they enshrined the principle of Federal character in the constitution. Section 14, subsections 3 and 4 require that governments at all levels to observe and apply this principle.The post A Tripod and a senate seat appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, will stand still this Saturday, October 28 evening as Senator Hope Uzodimma receives the Star award of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Abuja Council as the Best Senator of the Year 2017.The post Why NUJ is crowning UZODIMMA Senator of the year appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The past one week was a full week of activities for Governor of Anambra state Chief Willie Obiano , APGA candidate in the November 18 governorship election as he toured the entire state in full campaign.The post Obiano rallies through Anambra in campaign appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
There is palpable anxiety over the political interests and likely defection of Hon Obinna Chidoka, younger brother of Osita Chidoka, UPP Governorship candidate in the forthcoming Anambra state governorship election.The post Anxiety over likely defection of Hon Obinna Chidoka appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Muhammadu Buhari was elected as Nigeria's president on a promise to root out rampant corruption in government that has seen billions of dollars of public money stolen over decades.The post Maina has put a big question mark on Buharis integrity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Accenture FMCG, Operations in Nigeria,Ololade Raji, has said that there's a golden opportunity for Nigerian companies ' one that turns their delay in investing in outsourcing and shared services into a unique strength.The post Nigerian companies well positioned to take advantage of business process services Raji appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Jumia Nigeria has announced the dates and partners for its biggest sales event of the year, Jumia Black Friday 2017!The post Jumia set to make biggest Black Friday ever in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Itel, a phone device manufactured by Transsion Holding has introduced three phones, itel S12, S32 and S32 LTE into the Nigeria market as it marks 10th anniversary. The phones are dual selfie enabled.The post Itel unveils devices, celebrates 10th year anniversary appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
The 32 national teams competing at the 2018 World Cup will share $400m (344 million euros) in prize money, a 12 percent increase from the 2014 tournament, FIFA saidFriday.The post Russia 2018: FIFA increases World Cup Prize Money To $400m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
New Leicester boss Claude Puel said on Friday he aims to bring consistency to the club after a rollercoaster few years in which they have dodged relegation and won the Premier League before struggling again.The post New boss Puel aims for consistency at Leicester appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde repeatedly batted away questions on the Catalonia crisis on Friday insisting it was not his role to enter the political fray.The post Barcelona coach coy on Catalonia crisis appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Britain's world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua hopes his long held dream to fight in Africa will move a step closer with a successful defence of his IBF and WBA belts against Cameroon-born Carolos Takam on Saturday.The post Joshua hopes Africa calls after Takam bout appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 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 resurrect at 2017 COSON Week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Nollywood actress, singer and skin care therapist, Chineye Esther Anakulu Nze, simply known as Chesan Nze, from Anambra State is looking like the genuine article that may very well raise the bar in the movie industry. She attended Apata Memorial High School, then Nnamdi Azikwe University for her banking and finance degree. She's currently at Zenith College University in Accra, Ghana for her business management Bachelor's degree.The post I can't marry man who earns salary ' Ch 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Ex-winner of Project Fame West Africa season 8, Jeff Akoh was in the spotlight during the week, after he held a listening session for his debut album, 'Lokoja', to announce his readiness to hold his own in the country's music scene.The post When Jeff Akoh previewed 'Lokoja' at intimate listening party appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk a.k.a Iyanya, who came into limelight after winning the first season of Project Fame West Africa in 2008, and is best known for his hit single 'Kukere' has been missing from the spotlight in recent times.The post I'm not in love with any woman ' Iyanya appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Urban music label, Blood Entertainment, has announced that it is set for the major release of 'Like Buhari' a pop song by its frontline act, King Oogbodo.The post Music label, Blood Entertainment set to release Oogbodo's 'Like Buhari' song appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
He was picked to reform pensions. Yes, he hasn't always been the face of corruption. He discovered pension ghosts and their living cohorts. They had been draining the sweat and blood of Nigerian workers. He brought innovation. He became an anti corruption Czar. Monies were recovered, many were prosecuted. His sun looked like it would never set.The post Long live corruption: Abdulrasheed Maina is a miracle worker Dr. Ugoji Egbujo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Sickle Cell Disorder is one of the most common chronic yet treatable genetic disorders in Nigeria and several other parts of the world. Millions of those who encounter this disease often have tales of woe and lamentation to tell. Living with this disorder is the only life that Alhaja Ashiata Aduke Onikoyi-Laguda has ever known since she was born on the 1st of November, 1925.The post 92-yr-old woman with Sickle Cell disorder hopes to live 125 years appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 28 Oct 2017
Having been served the best of education from the best schools both in Nigeria and A former lawmaker, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa (OON) needs no introduction. Mama Bakassi, as she is fondly called for her fight for the people of Bakassi in Cross River State, she is one of the few Nigerian women who have risen above the odds limiting women in the political terrain .The post Affirmative action for women is not democracy' Florence Ita-Giwa appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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