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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [31 OCTOBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 31 October, 2017.


Tue, 31 Oct 2017
FORMER Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Bayelsa State, Mr. Francis Egele, SAN, has urged Governor Seriake Dickson to ensure that judges are appointed in the state before the end of his administration.The post Bayelsa lawyer tasks Dickson on appointment of judges appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
ABUJA'A civil society organization, Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of withholding gas flare penalty amounting to over N1 trillion, meant for communities in the Niger Delta.The post Gas flare penalty: FG owing Niger Delta N1trn ' CSOs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), and some other prominent lawyers have challenged ex-head of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, to publish names of beneficiaries of looted pensions funds.The post Sagay, others urge Maina to publish beneficiaries of looted pensions funds appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
SIX months after their suspension, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, sacked the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir David Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke.The post After 6 months, Buhari fires Lawal, Amb Oke; appoints Mustapha as new SGF appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Edo State Government has reached an agreement with unions in the transport sector on a harmonized levy and dues across the state to avoid double taxation.The post Edo govt, transport unions reach accord on harmonized levy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Wole Olanipekun, has declared that education remains the best weapon against social ills, including corruption, saying the country's approach in winning the war will remain cosmetic until education is declared free for youths at all cadres of academic institutions.The post CORRUPTION: Olanipekun recommends education as best weapon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Determined to quell rising agitation by secessionist groups, the Federal Government, yesterday, agreed to release N88 billion for the compensation of victims of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war, as well as for completion of demining and destruction of abandoned explosives within the South-East, South-South and North Central regions of the country.The post N88bn compensation to victims of Biafra war: Anambra, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Ebonyi, Cross River, Abia, Enugu, Benue to benefit appeared first 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Ogun State Government has celebrated two illustrious indigenes of the state, world boxing champion, Anthony Joshua and President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina,The post Ogun celebrates Joshua, Adesina appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
THE Ondo State government, yesterday, denied plans to increase the tuition fees of tertiary institutions in the state or plan to abolish free education in the state.The post Ondo govt denies plans to stop free education appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
After the appointment of Professor Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe last Friday as the 12th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, congratulatory messages have not ceased on the Council's choice.The post Ambode, ADP laud Ogundipe's appointment as UNILAG VC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
THE Enogie (Duke) of Ogheghe- Osemwende in Ikpoba/ Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, HRH Michael Ogbonmwan, has sent a Save Our Soul message to the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Idris Ibrahim, over an alleged threat to his life and that of his immediate family by a former chairman of the Community Development Association , CDA in town and his group.The post Monarch sends SOS to IGP for protection appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
THE Nigerian Army, yesterday, scored itself high, saying its Operation Crocodile Smile II crushed militancy, oil theft and related crimes in the Niger Delta region.The post Army ends Crocodile Smile II appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
A PROFESSOR of Economics and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Benson Idahosa University, Benin, Prof. Sam Guobadia, has said that devolution of power to the federating units in the country will ensure effective and efficient resource mobilisation.The post Devolution of power recipe for resource mobilisation 'Dep VC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
An Ijaw activist and youth leader in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, Mr. Timi Oluba, has said the present Global Memorandum of Understanding, GMoU, between Chevron Nigeria Limited and Egbema Gbaramatu Communities Development Foundation was marred with irregularities and requires immediate review.The post Chevron, EGCDF MoU marred with irregularities 'Activist appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
THE University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has said that seven physical projects would be inaugurated as part of activities to mark its 2013/2014 and 2015/2016 combined convocation ceremonies on Saturday.The post UNIUYO to inaugurate seven projects ahead of convocation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
In an effort to boost and ease business transactions in Nigeria, National Agency for Food and Drugs and Control, NAFDAC, has reviewed downward registration fees of floating a new business by 50 percent.The post NAFDAC reviews registration fees for businesses downwards by 50% appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
THE House of Representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to direct Diamond Bank, in the overriding interest of 60,000 Nigerian subscribers, to release facility to Cashflowabi to disburse N12 billion Crypto currency to the depositors.The post N12bn crypto currency: Reps urge CBN to direct bank to release facility to Cashflowabi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
ABUJA' AHEAD of the presentation of 2018 Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly for scrutiny and subsequent passage, senators, yesterday, lampooned some members of the executive in their handling of budgets, saying many of them were suffering from military hangover.The post Budget: Ministers, others suffering from military hangover ' Senators appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Federal High Court in Abuja has declined to stop Governor Willie Obiano from parading or presenting himself as flag-bearer of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State.The post Anambra poll: Court declines to stop Obiano as APGA flag-bearer appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Maverick Nigerian entertainer cum activist, Charles Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy, has said Nigerians are tired of President Muhammadu Buhari's seeming insensitivity to their outcry over the large-scale corruption going on within his government.The post Corruption: Nigerians tired of Buhari's 'jagbajantis' govt ' Charly Boy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
THE All Progressives Congress, APC, caucus meeting started 8:30pm at the New Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday with President Muhammadu Buhari and the Vice President in attendance.The post Govs struggle to take pictures with new SGFat APC caucus meeting appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
THE Federal Government has promised to stop illegal trading on gemstones and precious metals in the nation.The post FG moves to stop illegal trading on gemstones, precious metals appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Make safety part of your everyday life if you want to survive in the liquefied petroleum gas, LPG, transport business' Navgas, a foremost LPG company has told drivers. Giving the advice during the safety week of the company in Lagos, Titilola Hassan, Client Service Manager of the company said that company will reward drivers that clearly demonstrate their commitment to safe LPG loading practices by entering them into a draw for a variety of prizes.The post Navgas tasks drivers on safety con 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
THE paramount ruler of Ebira Land in Kogi State, Dr Ado Ibrahim, has urged the Federal Government to revive the nation's Ajaokuta Steel Company.The post Monarch laments 30 years neglect of Ajaokuta Steel Complex appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said that it has successfully completed the re-construction of a new transmission tower in replacement of the damaged transmission tower No 145, destroyed last month by a trailer that rammed into it, in the Asokoro area of Abuja, FCT.The post TCN replaces damaged transmission tower in Asokoro, Abuja appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Ashaka Cement Plc said that its energy strategy helped grow its earnings by 30 per cent, in spite of environment and operational challenges.The post Energy strategy grows Ashaka Cements earnings by 30% appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
ELECTRICITY Distribution companies, DISCOS, in apparent defence of their inability to effectively deliver electricity to the Nigerian populace have given reasons why they reject power from generation companies.The post Why DISCOS reject power ANED appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has tasked members of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSAN) to come-up with a blue-print ideas that would rob positively on the state social economy.The post Gov. Ambode tasks ICSAN on sustainable partnership appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has indicated that the performance of the Investor and Exporter (I&E) foreign exchange window has exceeded the expectations it had when the window was introduced in April, 2017.The post Investor & Exporter forex window has exceeded expectations ' CBN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited, HEOSL, operator of Oil Mining Lease OML30 has embarked on the construction of several projects in its host communities.The post OML30: Oil firm to execute devt projects in Delta communities appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Executive Secretary of the Joint Tax Board (JTB), Oseni Salawe Elamah, has said that state governments will reap huge benefits from the implementation of Voluntary Assets and Income (VAIDS), an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Finance.The post How states will benefit from VAIDS ' JTB Secretary appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
West African nations have started putting arrangements in place to enable them import petroleum products from Nigeria's $12 billion Dangote refinery, barely two years ahead of its planned completion in 2019.The post West African nations set to import products from $12bn Dangote refinery appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Efforts by the Benin Electricity Distribution Plc (BEDC) to tackle electricity equipment vandalism have yielded result with the sentence of a cable vandal, Mr. Abdullai Usman.The post Cable vandal bags 5 year jail term appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Naira on Monday traded at N360.16 to the dollar at the investor's window.The post Naira closes at N360.16/$ at investor's window appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Ubima community, home town of the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, in Ikwerre local government area of Rivers state has advised two oil companies trying to resume operations in the area to endeavour to meet leaders of the area, saying that any backdoor arrangement could provoke untold crisis in the community.The post Crisis looms in Rivers community over oil firms appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Aiteo Group, an indigenous Nigerian oil and gas company has set up a legal team to tackle various allegations suspected to be political in nature.The post Aiteo assembles legal team to tackle alleged politically motivated allegations appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Edo State Government has expressed readiness to partner with VLISCO Group to support skills acquisition programme for youths in the state, as part of efforts to tackle the scourge of human trafficking and slavery.The post Goal of my administration is to empower the youths, Obaseki tells VLISCO Group appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
As preparations rev up for the maiden Edo State Alaghodaro Investment Summit, small, medium and large-scale companies are jostling for sponsorship slots of the high profile event which will host over 3000 participants.The post Alaghodaro Investment Summit: Conglomerates, MSMEs jostle for sponsorship deal appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Chairman, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, Dr. Tunde Ayeni, has advocated more active roles for private sector operators as a way out of the prevailing economic challenges confronting the nation, describing the private sector as the engine room of economic growth and development.The post Ayeni advocates more roles for private sector appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited , BASL, operator of the Murtala Mohammed Airport terminal two, MMA2, Lagos, yesterday said the organization has lost fifty percent revenue that is supposed to be accrued to Bi-Courtney due to the opening and operation of General Aviation Terminal, GAT, by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN.The post We have lost 50% revenue due to GAT Bi-Courtney appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Burattai, Monday, raised the alarm that the proliferation of unregistered Subscriber Identification Module, SIM, cards is frustrating the effort of the military in fighting terrorism and other crimes in the countryThe post Unregistered SIM cards, threat to security Army appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The 8th edition of the Lagos Independence Rugby 7s came to an exciting end Sunday at the Lagos Polo club with Samurai Barracudas beating Cowrie Rfc of Lagos 26-0 to win the coveted title for the second consecutive time.The post Samurai retains Lagos Rugby 7s title appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Former Enyimba coach Gbenga Ogunbote has penned a contract deal with Enugu Rangers and the full details will be revealed later this week.The post Ogunbote is Rangers new coach! appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Jos Mourinho has described Romelu Lukaku as 'untouchable in my team', with the Manchester United manager saying he has to protect his players when they deserve it.The post Lukaku is 'untouchable' Mourinho appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Neymar's world record transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain was engineered to provide the Brazilian with a huge step forward in his personal career. The idea behind the move was that once he was out of the shadow of Lionel Messi at Camp Nou, Neymar would be the star of the show at theRead MoreThe post Neymar regrets leaving us Barcelona appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
THE Court of Appeal in Lagos has set aside the judgement of the Federal High Court delivered on October 20, 2014 and affirmed billionaire businessman Jimoh Ibrahim as the legal owner of Newswatch.The post Newswatch: Jimoh Ibrahim wins at Appeal Court appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
General Samuel Victor Leonard Malu, CFR (1947-2017), who died in Cairo, Egypt recently will be more remembered for his role as the President of the Special Military Tribunal that tried Lt.General Oladipo Diya (73), the then number two man in the country and others in 1998, than his tenure, as Chief of Army Staff under President Olusegun Obasanjo. Those close to him maintained that he was a General who had courage.The post Gen Malu and his unconfirmed verdict on Gen Oladipo Diya and others appear 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
I bring you greetings in the name of Jesus Christ whom you serve and your motivation for leading prayers across Nigeria.The post Letter to General Yakubu Gowon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
GOOD morning. I feel highly honoured to have been invited to address this Old Boys Association of St. John Chrysostom Junior Seminary, Osina, Imo State. For reasons I cannot fully explain, I feel deep love and rapport with Imo people. There is no doubt that your school has fulfilled its mission: I see before me distinguished alumni from all walks of life; men of sterling quality; men distinguished not only by intellect but also by character and virtue. I salute you all!The post Managing business 
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