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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [30 OCTOBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 30 October, 2017.


Mon, 30 Oct 2017
The Labour Party, LP, has kicked against the borrowing plans of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration, warning that the economy was already moving towards stagnation, especially with fresh plans by the government to borrow about $5.5 billion to finance the 2017 budget deficit.The post $5.5bn loan: LP warns Buhari, says economy moving towards stagnation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has constituted a committee to develop a strategy for the deployment of technology for the decongestion of prisons in Nigeria and the implementation of Virtual Automated Case Management System.The post FG sets up panel on prison decongestion appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Prominent chiefs in Idjerhe Kingdom, Delta State, led by Chief Dimiye Emakuneyi, Chief Samuel Okoro, Chief William Atiti, and Chief Peace Aghomi, have risen in defence of the state Commissioner for Environment, Chief John Nani, over allegation that he sold out on the issue of Idjerhe not producing the next Ethiope West Local Government Chairman, saying the commissioner did nothing to warrant such accusation.The post Stop accusing Nani over Ethiope West chairmanship 'community leaders appear 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
THE authorities of 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Yenagoa, have been lauded for conducting an environmental sanitation exercise around the site of the country's first oil well at Otuabagi in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.The post Dep gov lauds Army over facelift at premier oil well site appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Ahead of the National Caucus and National Executive Committee, NEC, meetings of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, scheduled for today and tomorrow, youths of the party have written the two bodies highlighting the challenges that could mar its electoral successes in the 2019 general elections.The post 2019: APC youths write NEC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
OIL and gas communities in Delta, Edo and Bayelsa states, weekend, cried out that Nigerian oil blocs owners have allegedly foisted 'internal colonialism' on the people, urging the Federal Government to call them to order.The post Oil/gas communities allege marginalisation by Nigerian oil bloc owners appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
South-EaST governors and Igbo leaders, yesterday, pleaded with the federal government to expedite action on all federal roads in the zone, lamenting that the situation of the roads had further deteriorated.The post Take action on S-East roads, Govs, Igbo leaders tell Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has taken another swipe at the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, saying the party could only retain power in 2019 by rigging the votes of the electorate.The post 2019: APC can only retain power by rigging 'Adeyeye appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
THE Ohanaeze Youths Council, OYC, yesterday, asked Governor Rochas Okorocha to justify the erecting of Jacob Zuma's statue in Imo State, when civil servants were being owed salaries.The post Zuma statue, waste of resources ' Ohanaeze youths appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
ELDER statesmen and members of Southern Leaders of Thought, SLT, led by Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, will meet next week to consider the emerging position of the north on restructuring of Nigeria.The post Restructuring: Southern Leaders of Thought to meet over northern position appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
The Progressives People's Alliance, PPA, has promised the people of Anambra State that it will do a need assessment of all sectors in the 177 communities in the state for a holistic transformation of the state if elected into power.The post PPA flags off campaign in Onitsha appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
IN June 2017, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Audu Ogbe, flagged off with fanfare the first batch of 72 tonnes of yams being exported to Europe and America from the shores of Nigeria. It was another bold step to expand the base of our foreign exchange earning beyond crude oil.The post Managing flaws in the yams export chain appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Stakeholders in Bauchi State have listed insecurity, rape and unqualified teachers as factors affecting the quality of education in rural areas of the state.The post Rape, unqualified teachersre problems of education in rural Bauchi'Stakeholders appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
FORMER governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, has bemoaned high cost of governance in Nigeria, lamenting that the country ranks top in the world in government expenses.The post Obi bemoans high cost of governance appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
A new report, by World Health Organisation, WHO, indicates that 20.8 million children worldwide are still missing their first measles vaccine dose and more than half of them live in six countries, with Nigeria topping the list of countries with unvaccinated children from measles with 3.3 million children.The post Measles: With 3.3m unvaccinated chlldren, Nigerias highest worldwide appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
THE wife of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for the November 18 Anambra State governorship election, Dr. Ofunne Obaze and wife of immediate past governor of the state, Mrs. Margaret Obi, have stormed the streets of Anambra State for campaigns ahead of the governorship election.The post Anambra polls: Obaze promises 26% budget for education appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has raised the alarm over the declining immunisation coverage in Nigeria, declaring that the recent report showing 33 percent was unacceptable.The post NMA rejects 33% immunisation coverage appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Chairmanship aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the December 9 national convention of the party, Chief Olabode George, yesterday, said the party operated with impunity in the past, which led to it losing the 2015 presidential election, saying it was now time for an experienced leader to reposition the party.The post Pdp Chairmanship: We operated with impunity'Bode George appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Sokoto State government is partnering some German firms to connect rural areas with solar power to enhance rural electrification in the state.The post Sokoto partners solar energy experts on rural electrification appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) and life insurers should work together to build a virile pension industry rather than fighting one another in a bid to retain market dominance. The competition between the two operators must be healthy to build confidence in the Pension Reform Act (PRA) 2014.The post Insurance, pension marketers should be sanctioned for de-marketing one another ' DG, Lagos Pension appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Kudimoney.com, was selected in the 2017 Financial IT top 50 Digital Banks list. The list is compiled by Financial IT magazine, a leading voice in global FinTech, AI, Digital Banking and Blockchain.The post Nigeria's Kudimoney.com makes global top 50 digital banks 2017 List appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Insurers Association, NIA, is working hard to come up with the marine module of the Nigeria Insurance Industry Database, NIID, so that marine insurance certificates can be verified online to get rid of fake marine insurance certificates.The post Its cheaper to have marine insurance than pay fine for default ' Leadway Assurance appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
EQUITY investors' apathy towards Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, GTBank, persisted last week against the backdrop of the figures contained in the bank's nine-month 2017 financial results.The post Guaranty Trust Bank: Investors' apathy solidifies appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
THE absence of a strong legislative framework in tune with modern business practice is one factor militating against aligning the nation's insurance industry to global best practices.The post Insurance industry needs laws for modern business practice ' NAICOM appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
THE Lagos State Chapter of National Association of Microfinance Banks, NAMBLag, weekend, said that in line with its ongoing partnership with the Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement System,NIBSS, full integration of member-banks with the Bank Verification Number, BVN, will commence January 2018.The post Lagos Microfinance banks set to integrate with BVN by 2018 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
MANAGING Director of Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re), Mr Corneille Karekezi has advised the continent's insurance industry to leverage on the current technology revolution in order to remain relevant.The post Africa insurers must leverage on new technologies to remain relevant ' Karekezi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited, a Lagos based investment house, last weekend in London pushed for foreign investors refocus on Nigeria as it launched the 2017 Edition of the annual Banking Sector Report at the London Stock Exchange (LSE), heralding the call that Nigeria has reopened for business.The post Afrinvest canvases foreign investment in re-emerging Nigerian economy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
THERE are different types of funds transfer services and it is important for bank customers to understand the differences and implications.The post Fund transfer: Between NIP and NEFT appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
ASSOCIATION of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) in collaboration with the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) has carried out a comprehensive sensitization of Bureaux de Change (BDCs) on usage and deployment of Bank Verification Number (BVN) Validation Portal provided by NIBBS.The post ABCON sensitises BDCs on BVN validation using NIBSS's Portal appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
BANK Customers Association of Nigeria (BCAN) has faulted the move by the federal government to take possession of money in all the 15.3 million bank accounts yet to enrol for the Biometric Verification Number (BVN).The post BVN: Bank customers group faults FG, calls for threshold, deadline extension appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Leading companies across the sub sectors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, have turned in their financial performance in the first nine months of this year showing real economic recovery with high expectation for full year 2017 bumper returns.The post UPDATE ON ECONOMIC RECOVERY: Companies' earnings hit N5.2trn, profit rises to N1.1trn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
THE interbank money market will this week enjoy inflow of N214 billionwhich willreinforce the volume of idle cash (excess liquidity) in the market leading to further moderation in cost of funds.The post Excess liquidity to persist as N214bn inflow boost interbank appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Alhaji, Gbadebo Olatokunbo, former National Publicity Secretary, Nigerian Shareholders Solidarity Association of Nigeria, NSSA, in this interview with Financial Vanguard, spoke on issues affecting the capital market as well as his expectations on quoted companies' performance in the third quarter. Excerpt:The post Retail investors are the backbone of our market ' Olatokumbo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
David Adonri, Managing director/ CEO, Highcap Securities Limited, in this interview with Financial Vanguard, spoke on some actions taken by the apex regulator of the Nigerian capital market, investors' confidence and his expectations on the third quarter corporate performance in 2017, among others. ExcerptThe post Stringent measures are necessary to sanitize Capital Market ' CEO, Highcap Securities appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Pursuant to the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) 'No Objection', the Board of Directors of the Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Haruna Jalo-Waziri as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the company effective November 01, 2017.The post CSCS announces Jalo-Waziri as new CEO appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
THERE are indications that mixed sentiments would rule the equities market this week as more companies are expected to turn-in third quarter, 2017 (Q3'17)/ nine-month (9M'17) financial results showing mixed performances in line with most of them already announced in the past two weeks. Index valuation may even open the week negative.The post Q3'17 corporate earnings reactions to continue this week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
UNITY Bank Plc has released its unaudited results for the third quarter, Q3, 2017 financial year, which showed marginal growth in earnings to N65.03 billion. The bank in its statement to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE posted gross earnings of N65.03bn and a pre-tax profit of N2.7billion.The post Unity Bank's Q3 earnings grows marginally to N65.03bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Argentina were advised by senior players of their national team led by captain Lionel Messi to settle for a friendly game against Nigeria ahead of Azerbaijan and Ukraine.The post Messi snubs Azerbaijan, Ukraine for Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Manchester City notched their eighth successive Premier League win to maintain their five-point cushion at the top of the table as Manchester United stayed in touch with a hard-fought win against Tottenham Hotspur.The post Five things we learned in the Premier League appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Girona ended Real Madrid's four-game La Liga win streak with a stunning 2-1 defeat of the defending champions yesterday.The post La Liga: Real stunned by Girona in Catalonia appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Salford City goalkeeper Max Crocombe was sent off for urinating during his team's 2-1 win at Bradford Park Avenue, the West Yorkshire club have said.The post Goalkeeper gets red card for urinating during league game appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
There were calls for Werder Bremen coach Alexander Nouri to be sacked after Sunday's 3-0 home drubbing against Augsburg left them winless in their first ten Bundesliga games.The post Bremen boss under pressure after Augsburg thumping appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Lionel Messi and Neymar are at the centre of the latest apparent threat released by the terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS).The post Messi, Neymar get death threats from ISIS appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Nigerian afro-pop artiste Da Giant returns with tuneful song dubbed 'Mamacita' featuring versatile music producer Young John ' self-styled 'the wicked producer'.The post Da Giant returns with new single 'Mamacita' featuring Young John appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Will $5.5bn loan revive the economy'The post Will $5.5bn loan revive the economy' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
If Nigeria were a school and restructuring an examination, the NASS that has carried out a number constitutional amendments to restructure the country and failed, would have been expelledThe post Restructuring without end appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
The Management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospitals, 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. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
The Rotary Club of Ikoyi Metro District 9110 in conjunction with the United States Agency for International Development, USAID, has provided free health services and drugs for about 2,000 participants in Ibeju Lekki, Eti-Osa Local Government Area,The post Rotary, USAID provide health services for 2,000 in Eti-Osa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 30 Oct 2017
RESIDENTS of Maryland and environs in Lagos were full of enthusiasm as Rotary Club of Maryland commissions five projects in the environs.The post Rotary Club of Maryland commission projects appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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