NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [10TH OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 10th October, 2017.

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
PORT HARCOURT: THE Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, has expressed fears over the continuous deferral in the commencement of the actual cleanup of Ogoni land. MOSOP stated that Ogoni lands and water were still polluted, adding that the people could not resume fishing and farming due to the delay in the cleanup.The post OGONI CLEANUP: MOSOP laments delay, says land, water still contaminated appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Former President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, has sued the Federal Government over what he described as 'lopsided appointments' at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.The post Agbakoba sues FG over NNPC Board appointments appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi is expected to undergo a medical test to be conducted today by Leicester's doctors to find out the extent of his injury in last weekend's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia in Uyo.The post Ndidi to undergo Leicester medical checks today appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
MAKURDI'Former Chief of Army Staff under former President Olusegun Obasanjo's administration, Lieutenant General Victor Malu, is dead.The post Ex-Chief of Army Staff, Gen Victor Malu, dies @ 70 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
YENAGOA'CHEVRON Nigerian Limited, CNL, and Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Joint Venture in collaboration with Development Africa, weekend, took their 'Roll Back Malaria' training and awareness campaign to Igbogene in Yenagoa Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.The post CNL, NNPC, Devt Africa kick start 'Roll Back Malaria' campaign in Bayelsa community appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
PROFESSIONALS in the construction sub-sector of the nation's economy, weekend, took a surgical look at the performance of the sector under the recession and what is expected of the sector as the country exits economic recession, pointing out that the continued patronage of foreign construction firms at the expense of their Nigerian counterparts has remained a major draw back to the sector.The post Professionals decry govt's patronage of foreign contractors appeared first on Vanguard Ne 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
GOVERNOR Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State has dismissed reports that the state accessed N10 billion from the primary education fund.The post Bagudu denies taking N10bn primary education fund appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
A national chairmanship aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, said yesterday in Lagos that he had no plan of stepping down for any of the other contenders.The post PDP chairmanship: I won't step down for anybody 'Daniel appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, yesterday, raised the alarm over the erosion of Yoruba culture by what he called received religions of Islam and Christianity.The post Alaafin raises alarm over assault on Yoruba culture appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Power Oil, in collaboration with Ogun State government, has deployed its health camp team across three primary health centres from different local government areas of Ogun State to support and facilitate the vital check process of the Ministry of Health.The post Power Oil, Ogun partner on primary health care appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
GOVERNOR Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, yesterday, met President Muhammadu Buhari closed-door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, and demanded a refund of N13 billion the state spent during the last administration on security to fight the Boko Haram insurgents.The post Boko Haram: Yobe gov seeks refund of N13bn from FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Ekiti State Executive Council has described the arrest and continued detention of two of its members by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as a classic abuse of power and a witch-hunt by pseudo-democrats in Abuja to diabolically incapacitate the state governmentThe post Ekiti govt to EFCC: Release arrested officials unconditionally appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Oyo State Government has appealed to custodians of arable land across agrarian communities in the state to make them available to individuals and investors wishing to engage in large scale agricultural ventures.The post Oyo govt boosts agric, to give farmers unused land appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
FOLLOWING the recent outbreak of diarrhoea and measles in some parts of Kebbi State, the state, yesterday, signed an agreement with UNICEF to address the menace.The post Kebbi, UNICEF tackle diarrhoea, measles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The International Funds for Agricultural Development, IFAD's Value Chain Development Programme, yesterday, distributed android phones to 50 lead farmers in Taraba State to enhance Agricultural Marketing Information System, AMIS, after a training on AMIS and usage of smart phones to achieve it.The post IFAD distributes phones to Taraba farmers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Former member of the defunct Bendel State House of Assembly for Ethiope South-East constituency, Chief Michael Oghenekaro, has called for the creation of three new states from the present Urhobo nation, in line with the colonial administrative arrangement of Western, Eastern and Central Urhobo divisions.The post Create three new states from Urhobo nation 'Oghenekaro appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
As the House of Representatives conduct public hearing on the Maritime University Bill, the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has appealed to the members to toe the line of the Senate on the issue, appealing to it to adopt the procedure used by the Senate.The post Speed up passage of Maritime Varsity Bill, IYC urges Reps appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Niger Delta ex-militant leader, Mr Francis Muturu, has declared his intention to contest for the office of chairman, Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State.The post Ex-militant leader joins race for Bomadi LG chair appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Edo State House of Assembly, yesterday, ordered the contractors handling the Benin-Auchi Road to appear before it next week Monday or be arrested.The post Edo Assembly summons contractors handling Benin-Auchi Road appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
THE recent exchange of visits by some Northern and South East leaders has undoubtedly reignited the spirit of brotherhood which reckless acts of some elements in authority and youths in the wider society had sought to break over the Biafra agitation.The post The good in the North-South exchange of visits appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Despite overt attempts by several stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to woo Atiku Abubakar back to the party, the former Vice-President may be restrained upon indications of increasing resistance to him in the top hierarchy of the party.The post 2019: Atiku thinks twice about PDP as Makarfi, Lamido dust up preparation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The salaries of Nigerian legislators at federal and state levels have been a source of controversy largely based on the ambiguity with which the issue has been handled. The post Our legislators' jumbo pay: Fact or fiction appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Three states in the South-West, Lagos, Ondo and Oyo, yesterday, commenced the new legal year with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, admonishing stake holders in justice delivery system to embrace accountability, transparency and shun corrupt practices.The post Lagos, Ondo, Oyo commence new legal year appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Anational chairmanship aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, said yesterday in Lagos that he had no plan of stepping down for any of the other contenders.The post PDP chairmanship: I won't step down for anybody Daniel appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
As the National Convention of the Peoples' Democratic Party, PDP, gets closer, a PDP chieftain, Alaowei Promise (aka General Black) has began mobilisation of party leaders in Niger Delta in support of Chief Raymond Dokpesi for the position of the National Chairman of the party.The post Convention: PDP chieftain drums support for Dokpesi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
NKIRUKA Nnorom, Capital Market Reporter at Vanguard Newspapers, emerged the winner of this year's PwC Media Excellence Awards in capital markets reporting, at a ceremony in Lagos, weekend. Nnorom bagged the award with her entry entitled, 'Furore over conversion of dollar debts to equity' coming ahead of other entries.The post Vanguard reporter wins PwC's capital market award appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
NIGERIA'S indigeneous mining company, Eta-Zuma Group, has completed a $12 million coal briquettes production factory in Kogi State.The post Eta-zuma Group completes $12 million coal briquettes production factory appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
THE Management of Eterna Oil Plc said that the company has invested over N3 billion to further expand its lubricant oil plants operations to promote local content drive in oil and gas sector.The post Eterna Oil invests N3bn on lubricant plant expansion appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
AITEO has announced the appointment of Mr. Bruce Burrows as Global Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with effect from November 18, 2017. Aiteo, in a statement said Burrows would report to the executive vice-chairman, Global Group Aiteo.The post Aiteo appoints Burrows, Chief Finance Officer appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
AVEON Offshore has unveiled its 257 tons Egina Subsea Production Manifold in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.The post Aveon offshore boost local content with new 257 tons Egina facility appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
THE Transmission Company of Nigeria said that it has successfully restored and energised the second 330kV power transmission line 1 from Jebba to Kainji, and the Ajokuta ' Gwagwalada 330kV Double Circuit transmission line 11 on Monday, October 2, 2017.The post TCN restores second Jebba-Kainji, Ajaokuta-Gwagwalada transmission lines appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
THE Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has threatened to sanction International Oil Companies, IOCs, and laboratory practitioners who flout regulatory standards in their operations.The post DPR to sanction erring IOCs, others on sharp practice appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
AN indigenous oil and gas consulting company, Peto-Gas Ltd, has petitioned relevant government agencies and organisations over alleged non-payment of 10 per cent brokerage fee by Trafigura Beheer B.V (Trafigura), the parent company of Puma Energy Ltd (Puma).The post $41m WABECO J.V Deal: Peto-Gas petitions FG, others over non-payment of brokerage fee appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
THE Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, has engaged local contractors to paint, supply cables and carpentry works required to build $1.6 billion ships. The six vessels are being constructed by Samsung Heavy Industries, SHI, and Hyundai Heavy Industries, HHI, in South Korea.The post NLNG engages local contractors on $1.6 bn ship construction appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
THERE are indications that many problems, including liquidity, vandalism and huge debt have constrained operators from supplying adequate power to Nigerians. Mr. Chiedu Ugbo, managing mirector of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, who put the indebtedness to his company alone at N105 billion said these and others have constrained it from making more impact in the sector.The post How liquidity, debt, vandalism, others affect power supply appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
THE Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has called on the Federal Government to allocate two per cent of the revenue from Nigeria's crude oil output to Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Agency, NNRA, to tackle its funding challenges.The post Allocate 2% oil output to fund nuclear regulatory agency, PENGASSAN tells FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
VICE President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, in London, said the Federal Government was undertaking extensive reforms in its 'ease of doing business' initiatives, barely five months after he signed executive orders for the initiatives which is aimed at improving the business environment in Nigeria.The post FG begins review of Nigeria's 'ease of doing business' initiatives appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
STANDARDS Organisation of Nigeria has apprehended a syndicate specialized in cloning of certified Made in Nigeria cables in Lagos.The post SON bursts cable cloning syndicate in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The role of women in Finland's diplomatic service and their giant strides is being echoed in most of the world's diplomatic corps. Since the early 20th century when Finland pioneered gender equality; Finland has been admitting women as normal candidates, who then develop into fullyfledged diplomats.The post Gender equality has been critical to Finland's development appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The Managing Director of the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC), Prof. Charles Inyangete, yesterday, advocated a more conducive policy and regulatory environment for a robust Debt Capital Market, in the country.The post Nigeria needs robust Debt Capital Market, says Prof Inyanete appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Order-Paper Nigeria, has observed with bewilderment, recent reports of alleged financial scandals and dire breaches of due process in the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporations, NNPC.The post OrderPaper bemoans scandal at NNPC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Political involvement in the management of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, can lead to a rapid turnover in key staff, and create difficulties in the ability to execute strategic initiatives, a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers has said.The post Political interference in NNPC operations poses risks PwC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
IT troubles one to observe that Nigeria's clean weekday newspapers metamorphose into lewdpapers at weekends. Saturday and Sunday when you look forward to domestic company with child-friendly weeklies, you are trapped in an oppressive nightmare, wrestling with nudepapers. They flaunt naked images of female bodies not healthy for impressionable young minds.The post Lewdpapers or Newspapers' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Two top Nigeria club sides that qualified to represent Nigeria in the forthcoming 2017 FIBA Africa Zone 3 Qualifiers have threatened to take legal action against the Musa Kida led faction of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, over its planned move to rob them of the tickets.The post FIBA Zone 3 Qualifiers: Gombe Bulls, Kano Pillars threaten Kida's NBBF with legal action appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
As the only African to make it to the quater-final of the World Cup and Olympic Games, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) through it Publication Editor, Ian Marshal has described Aruna Quadri has a record setter following his feat at the Polish Open at the weekend.The post Aruna Quadri is a record setter ITTF appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
The first leg (Futures 4) of 2017 edition of the Governor's Cup Lagos Tennis Championship began Monday with shocking result as number one seed in the men's singles, Egyptian Karim-Mohamed Maamoun failed to make it to the next round of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) pro circuit competition going on at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.The post Governor's Cup top seed tumbles out appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Having qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, top quality friendly matches against highly-rated teams are being lined up for the Super Eagles.The post World Cup: NFF shops for top friendly matches for Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar was one of the first five names that award organisers France Football revealed from the shortlist, along with Real Madrid duo Luka Modric and Marcelo, Juventus forward Paulo Dybala and Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante.The post Neymar, Suarez, Kane make Ballon d'Or list appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 10 Oct 2017
Nigeria international Brown Ideye has been ordered by a Swiss court to pay $225,000 being child support for the son he allegedly fathered while he played for Neuchatel Xamax.The post Nigerias Brown Ideye to pay $225,000 in paternity suit appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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