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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 OCTOBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 23 October, 2017.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
ABUJA' FOLLOWING his allegations of corruption, nepotism, misuse of office illegal promotion and misappropriation of funds against the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, by Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamman Misau, he is to appear before the Senate Adhoc Committee to formally present his petition.The post Misau faces Senate Cttee tomorrow appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Support is beginning to stream in for Governor Ayodele Fayose over his presidential ambition, as former governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, said the governor is eminently qualified to contest the 2019 presidential election.The post 2019: Balarabe Musa, Alaafin back Fayose's presidential bid appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
The acting State Executive Council, SEC, of the Lagos State chapter of the Labour Party, LP, has expressed confidence in taking over power from the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, All Progressives Congress, APC, led administration and all other elective positions in the 2019 general elections, saying 'the real change is here.'The post Why real change 'll come to Abuja, Lagos in 2019 Okpala appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
THE Grand Regional Administrator of Rosicrucian Order, AMORC, Dr. Kenneth Idiodi, has hinged the country's national destiny on total commitment of Nigerians and ability to assume responsibility without apportioning blames.The post Idiodi ties Nigeria's devt to committed leadership appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Sokoto 'The needs assessment sub-committee of the committee on state of emergency on education established by Sokoto State government has disclosed that 31 percent of teachers in public schools were not qualified.The post 31% of Sokoto teachers unqualified 'C'ttee appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
THE crisis rocking Abia State Judiciary Service Commission has deepened with factions emerging and claiming to be the authentic body.The post Abia Judiciary Service Commission crisis deepens appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
ORGANISED labour, weekend, in Kaduna, faulted the introduction of 'competence test' for workers and teachers especially in the public schools, describing it as 'gross violation of workers' dignity'The post Labour faults competence test for workers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
By Vincent Ujumadu COORDINATOR of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Stakeholders Forum, Chief Sylvester Nwobu-Alor, said, weekend, that the party, as presently constituted, was faulty, adding that its apparent internal intrigues and external dysfunctions made its steady descent to doom inevitable. Nwobu-Alor, who is a founding member of APGA, decried what he called the erosionRead MoreThe post APGA's doom inevitable' Nwobu-Alor appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
ONE thousand Turks are facing extradition from Nigeria on the request of the Turkish government, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has said.The post Terrorism: Concern as 1,000 Turks face extradition appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, weekend, described the former late Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF and Minister of Justice, Dr. Olu Onagoruwa, SAN, as an icon who had made immense sacrifices for his country.The post Onagoruwa's burial: He was a national icon ' Osinbajo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
THE remains of the father-in-law of Sir Festus Ahon of Vanguard Newspapers, Evang Lucky Omoriwhre, were, weekend, laid to rest at Oviri-Ogor, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State amid tears, eulogies and tributesThe post Ahon's father-in-law, Evang Omoriwhre, laid to rest amid tears, eulogies appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
OBA Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, has concluded his one year coronation anniversary with a thanksgiving service at the Holy Aruosa Church, Benin City.The post Oba Ewuare II concludes anniversary with thanksgiving service at Holy Aruosa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
A REPORT recently released by Quantum Global Research, a global organisation tracking plans for Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, in various countries should worry all Nigerians.The post Need to brighten our 2018 FDI prospects appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
M r. Peter Obi's unique story in governance is the subject of many conversations. Tales of his unprecedented frugality in the utilization of government resources have been celebrated in the media space and in hush-hush discussions. The success of his eight-year stint as governor of Anambra State was imprinted in the development of infrastructure, education, and security across the state.The post Lies, deceit and the many reasons I want Obiano out ' Peter Obi appeared first on Vanguard 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, is embarking on a two-day working visit to the Republic of Indonesia, during which he will address the opening plenary of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Beneficial Ownership Conference taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia, from Monday 23rd October to Tuesday 24th October, 2017.The post Osinbajo heads for Jakarta, Indonesia appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lauded the contribution of Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekweme on the occasion of his 85th birthday.The post PDP celebrates Ekwueme @85 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has described as outrageous, what it said was ex-President Goodluck Jonathan's attack on the government after he ruined the country.The post Buhari group hits Jonathan over attack on APC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Sterling Bank Plc has won the Best Bank in Support of Agriculture Award at the Business Day Banking Awards 2017.The post Sterling Bank emerges Best Bank in Support of Agric appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
MINISTER of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, weekend, said the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, will further concentrate on the empowerment of the grassroots in moving all Nigerians from poverty to wealth.The post APCll concentrate on grassroots empowerment 'Kachikwu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
The Edo State Government is to unveil its economic blueprint fashioned after the Economic Growth and Recovery Plan (EGRP) of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government, launched by President Muhammadu Buhari, on April 5, 2017.The post Edo to unveil domesticated EGRP at Alaghodaro Investment Summit appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
IEXPECT the third quarter (Q3:17) performance of companies quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, to be better than the corresponding period in 2016. You know there was economic recession during that period, but Nigeria exited in June this year.The post Q3 results: Stakeholders expect mixed performance appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
LAPO Microfinance Bank, a subsidiary of the Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), has disbursed N89.6 billion as loan from January to August 2017 via 447 branches in 29 states and the Federal Capital Territory, ABUJA, as part of effort to grow micro and small businesses in the country.The post Lapo MfB disburses N89.6bn loan in 8 months appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
At the beginning of my tenure, I highlighted my thrust of office and the challenges that were facing us as a professional body. Though it was not a bed of roses, yet the Council recorded some modest feats in the last two years.The post NCRIB has improved in the last two years ' Okunoren appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
In line with our strategic road-map, the Commission has set out reforms needed to re-position the Nigerian insurance sector to effectively serve our growing population and most importantly the financially under-serviced low-income segment.The post Culture, attitude hinder insurance role in economic development ' Kari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
In a series of rebounds recorded by early birds in the nine-months 2017 financial results season, stocks of Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Plc, CCNN, returned to double digit last weekend on the strength of the impressive results it announced that day.The post CCNN Plc: Stock rebounds, but below expectations appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
LLOYD'S of London has reported a 16 percent fall in profit to 1.22 billion for first half of 2017. However, Lloyd's also reported a 16 percent increase in gross written premiums, an improved combined ratio, and a 78 percent improvement in the underwriting result, up from 206m last year to 366m in the first half of 2017.The post Lloyd's records 16% fall in 2017 Q1 profits appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
LAFARGE Africa Plc has returned to profitability and has concluded plans to issue N25billion in Commercial Papers from a 60billion programme in October and list on the Financial Market Derivative Quote, FMDQ OTC Exchange platform.The post Lafarge rebounds to profitability, to list N25bn commercial paper this month appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 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, 23 Oct 2017
AS more companies' results are expected to be released this week, equity market activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, is expected to be stronger with mixed sentiments by investors, despite the decline in market indicators experienced penultimate week.The post More Q3 earnings to spur activities in equity market this week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
CHIEF Executive Officer of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, Ade Ayeyemi, has called on the Nigerian Government to introduce Credit Guarantee Schemes for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) as a measure to hedge their risk.The post Ecobank CEO advocates Credit Guarantee Schemes for MSME's appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
MORE than 90,000 federal government employees could be forced to create pension queues again which the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, had eliminated.The post Pension queues set to return as FG defaults in meeting obligations appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
AFRINVEST Limited has said that banks asset quality metrics is expected to improve in 2017, even as the banking sector continues to experience further widening in the gap between tier-1 and tier-2 bank market share.The post Afrinvest Reports: Bank asset quality metrics to improve in 2017 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
For us, much as we are on threshold of raising the money, we still felt it was better to combine our operations and we decided to look for other partnersThe post Insurance stocks have prospect for higher returns as economy improves ' CEO Consolidated Hallmark appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
SHAREHOLDERS of Wema Bank Plc have approved the plan by the bank to reduce its share premium capital by N40.172 billion to N8.698 billion from N48.870 billion.The post Wema Bank secures shareholders approval for capital reduction appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
PRESIDENT of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, NCRIB, Mr. Kayode Okunoren, has said that the nation's insurance brokers control over 85 percent of businesses in the sector.The post Insurance brokers control 85% of businesses ' NCRIB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
What would it take for young Africans to learn that their lives are not worth the ambitions of greedy and desperate politicians'The post Oh Raila, let the People of Kenya be appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
FOR Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, his words are his bonds. He is not just a keeper of promise, his promise are bankable!The post Dickson and the 40-year jinx appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Like Russia, there was a systematic doping programme in China during the 1980s and 1990s across a range of sports, a Chinese whistleblower, now seeking political asylum in Germany, has claimed.The post Whistleblower says Chinese athletes involved in mass doping appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo is in line to retain his crown as FIFA men's player of the year in London on Monday night.The post Ronaldo closes in on FIFA player of the year appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
REAL MADRID are convinced they will land Harry Kane in a stunning transfer this summer.The post Madrid sure of signing Kane next year appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Antonio Conte insists he isn't scared of being sacked by Chelsea.The post Conte: I'm not scared of Chelsea sack appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Changchun Yatai made it back-to back wins in the Chinese Super League after beating Jiangsu Suning FC 3-1 in the Chinese Super League on Sunday, with in-form Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo writing his name on the score-sheet again.The post Ighalo shines in Changchun Yatai win appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
HISTORY was made at the just concluded Lawyers Table Tennis Open (Mfon Usoro Cup) as Yetunde Martins knocked off seven time winner of the competition, Titilayo Osagie, to clinch the title of the female category of the tournament.The post Martins, Abdulhameed lift lawyers Table Tennis Open appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Argentina coach, Alejandro Sabella, has named Barcelona star, Lionel Messi in his squad for a friendly international against Nigeria next month.The post Argentina names Messi, Aguero, Di Maria for Nigeria friendly appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Super Eagles and Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho took to his Instagram page to share a delightful moment with both his followers and fans after his club's first away win at Swansea Saturday.The post Iheanacho rocks Igbo attire to Swansea match appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Jose Mourinho launched a withering verbal attack on his Manchester United players following their surprise Premier League defeat at Huddersfield Town and confessed he was shocked by their lacklustre performance.The post Mourinho tears into United appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Harry Kane scored twice as Spurs humiliated a poor Liverpool side at Wembley in front of Diego Maradona and the biggest ever English Premier League (EPL) crowd.The post How Kane helped Tottenham hammered Liverpool 4-1 at Wembley appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
It was a case of 'North London nine, Merseyside three' as Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal inflicted thumping defeats on both Liverpool and Everton respectively in the Premier League on Sunday.The post Everton vs Arsenal: Wayne Rooney recreated his famous first league goal appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
AC Milan coach Vincenzo Montella was fuming Sunday as he claimed captain Leonardo Bonucci was sent off with a first "made for television" red card using the video assistant referee in Serie A.The post Montella fumes at Bonuccis made for TV red card appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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