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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [2 NOVEMBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 2 November, 2017.

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, reman-ded two men, Okonkwo Victor and Bankole Johnson, in prison custody over alleged unlawful dealings in cocaine.The post 2 remanded in prison custody over drug trafficking appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
LAGOS'AN attempt by the Isikan Ruling Family of Igando, to use the Lagos State Special Task Force on Land Grabbers, to prevent the Beku-Onimaba Family, also of Igando, from taking possession of a 52.13 acres of land in Igando Town, has failed.The post Task Force on land: How move against Igando family failed appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
MEMBERS of the House of Representatives' Public Accounts Committee, PAC, yesterday, commenced a large scale investigation into the finances and expenditures of the 37 federal universities across the country, with respect to their level of compliance with the Public Service Financial Regulation, PSFR.The post Reps probe 37 federal varsities over AuGF's queries appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
AGROUP, under the aegies of Oil Spill Victims Vanguard, OSPIVV, has dragged Royal-Dutch Shell Plc, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, SNEPCO, to court in the United Kingdom over its failure to pay N3,600,191,206.00 compensation to affected victims and communities of the Bonga Oil Field.The post Bonga oil spill victims drag Shell to UK court appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
THE weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting which started after the swearing-in of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, and the launch of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Emblem witnessed a mild drama as Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, were involved in a shouting match.The post Maina: HoS, Kyari in verbal tango at FEC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Chief Superintendent of Customs, A. M. Jamiari, led his Roving Team A squad to intercept and seize over 1,300 bags of rice, smuggled into the country, in Yewa River, Ipokia Local Government Area, Ogun State, from Benin Republic.The post Customs officer lauded on fight against smugglers in Ogun appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Nigerian missions across the globe are currently experiencing financial difficulties, as they are owing months of salary arrears.The post Nigerian missions groan over non-payment of salaries, allowances appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
ABUJA'The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, said he had received a compiled list of 1,124 high-profile cases that would be monitored by the Corruption and other Financial Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO), recently constituted by the National Judicial Council, NJC.The post NJC anti-graft committee: I've recieved 1, 124 corruption cases ' CJN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Abuja'Chairman of the Southern Senators Forum, Senator Hope Uzodimma, Imo West, has called for the abolition of the state of origin provision from the nation's statue books. He equally suggested that a referendum on restructuring may be the best way to handle the growing calls by Nigerians for restructuring.The post Uzodinma wants 'state of origin provision removed from nations statute books appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
THE appointment of 40-year-old Aishah Ahmad recently as a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, was greeted with excitement amongst young Nigerians and women who were glad another woman is being given a place in the apex bank's top echelon at her relatively young age.The post Affirmative action: Politics or development appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Owerri'Confusion, yesterday, gripped Imo monarchs over alleged plot to sack the state chairman of traditional rulers, Eze Samuel Ohiri, by Governor Rochas Okorocha.The post Okorocha denies plot to sack Eze Imo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Say; 'He's polluting the judiciary' Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has reiterated his call for the sack of controversial Federal High Court Judge, Okon Abang, saying 'Justice Abang has polluted the judiciary enough and the National Judicial Council (NJC) must save the judiciary from what has now become the Abang's embarrassment by showing himRead MoreThe post Fayose reiterates call for Justice Abang sack appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
The newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha has promised to ensure the success of the present administration in all its policy implementation.The post SGF promises to ensure successful implementation of FG's policies appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
The Senate has threatened to issue arrest warrant against the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, for failing to appear before its ad-hoc committee investigating allegations of abuse of office against him.The post Senate threatens to arrest IGP Idris appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
BANK of Industry, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), are collaborating to boost entrepreneurship, deepen financial inclusion and fast-track poverty eradication in the country.The post BoI, Gates Foundation, CGAP partner to boost entrepreneurship appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
IN its continuing bid to help boost small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Africa, Facebook, last week, launched the Nigerian SME Council, first of its kind in the continent.The post Facebook constitutes Africas first SME Council in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
LAGOS State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that the insurance industry could put the society back on its feet in times of difficulties.The post Insurance industry can put society back on feet ' Ambode appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Forever Nigeria will soon be up and running again. The new boss, Daniel Ikechukwu, Biochemist, with intimi dating credentials, is already a testament to hard working business owners. Ikechukwu, the one time regional head at Abbott, was with Nestle Nigeria, then to Pfizer Nutrition and back again at Nestle, when the later acquired the former, and now in Forever Living Products Nigeria as Country Sales Manager.The post Be steadfast, boom days here soon ' Forever new boss tells Business Owners 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Oseni Adewale Paul, a graduate of Capital University USA, studied Information System before proceeding to study Data Management at National Open University of Nigeria. He is an entrepreneur and founder of WTC Business Solutions and a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur 2016. In this interview, he lets other budding entrepreneurs into the secret of success under challenging environment such as in Nigeria. Excerpts.The post We met with several unbeliefs 'Founder, WTC Business Solutions appeared first o 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
The Managing Partner of Zenera Consulting, Meka Olowola has joined the list of indigenous consultants conferred a fellowship by the Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria (IMC).The post Zenera Consulting boss, Meka bags IMC Fellowship appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
The United States of America, through its Maritime Administration, has published the latest Maritime Alert. In the alert, which was released, Wednesday, it warned ships to be wary when approaching Nigerian waters.The post Piracy attacks: US warns ships over Nigerian waters appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Two Nigerians are among the 16 innovators granted $100,000 each by Expo Dubai 2020 live to participate in the 2020 event. The grant of $100,000 each is to aid the innovators to expand their project and impact the lives of rural dwellers. The two Nigerian innovators are Dr. Emmanuel Owobu co-founder of OMOMI and Misan Rewane, CEO of WAVEThe post Two Nigerians, 14 others win $100,000 each to participate in Expo Dubai 2020 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will not be on parade at the Krasnodar Stadium, Krasnodar, venue of the pre-World Cup friendly between Argentina and Nigeria on Tuesday, November 14. According to Ole Argentina, manager of the two-time world champions Jorge Sampaoli has opted not to field his skipper against the Super Eagles.The post Messi pulls out of Nigeria match appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
THE Original FIFA World Cup, which Nigeria's Super Eagles and 31 other teams will be competing for at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next summer, will arrive in Nigeria on Saturday, 3rd March 2018.The post FIFA World Cup trophy arrives Nigeria March 3 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
THE Confederation of African Football has revealed its 30-man shortlists for the African Player of the Year and Africa-Based Player of the Year.The post CAF's 2017 African Player Award: Moses, Troos-Ekong, Ajayi make list appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Harry Kane was named in the Tottenham starting line-up for their Champions League clash with Real Madrid on Wednesday after recovering from a hamstring injury.The post Kane starts for Spurs in Real showdown appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
JUST a couple of hours before President Buhari's last Monday bombshell on the suspended former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Lawal Babachir and the D.G. National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ayo Oke, I was at the Abuja residence of my erstwhile Concord Press boss and former Chairman of Progressive Peoples Alliance PPA, Lisa Olu Akerele. This has been homage that I pay to a deserving professional elder as regularly as I come into town. And often in company of his profoundly ana 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
NO fewer than 1,000 participants including over 100 law firms are billed to attend the 2017 ESQ Nigerian Legal Awards, the organisers have said. The awards convener and chief executive officer (CEO) of Legal Blitz Ltd, and publisher of ESQ Legal Practice magazine, Lere Fashola, disclosed that this year's edition which is the fifth, will stand out with the introduction of several innovative features and awards.The post Lawyers, firms set to bag Nigerian Legal Awards appeared first on Vanguar 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
EASTERN Bar Forum, EBF, an umbrella association for lawyers in the 45 branches of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, in the South East and South South geopolitical zones of the country has rejected ongoing efforts to amend the constitution of the NBA.The post EBF rejects amendment of NBA constitution appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Following efforts of the Edo State Government at sustaining the monthly payment of pensioners' entitlements in the state, officials and members of the Local Government Staff Pensions Board Branch of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in the state have distanced themselves from the sponsored protests at Ring Road, Benin City.The post Edo Pensioners tender unreserved apology to Govt appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
Adeyemi Oluwasemilore, a student and storyteller has emerged the winner of the rookie contest for the month of October, 2017. She polled in 64 votes placing her ahead of other contestants. Oluwasemilore will be empowered with free unlimited internet data for one year courtesy Chuvie Decor. Congratulations, Oluwasemilore!Your passion has brought you this far and []The post Adeyemi Oluwasemilore is BDSpark Rookie for October appeared first on The Spark. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
REPRESENTATIVE of the World Scholars Cup in Nigeria, Mr. Lachin Belul, has said that over 200 students from Nigerian Tulip International Colleges Abuja, competed in junior and senior categories in team debates, scholars bowl, collaborative writing, and scholars challenge respectively.The post World Scholars Cup: NTICA creates arena for inclusive enrichment appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
IN a bid to improve learning process in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM, the United States of America in partnership with RoboRave International, a U.S-based robotics academic, has initiated a week-long robotics workshop for 460 elementary, secondary, and university students in Lagos and Abeokuta, Ogun State.The post America RoboRave to train Nigerians on STEM education via robotics appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
ASET of identical twins, Chika and Chidi Nwaogu, have floated Publiseer, a platform to help struggling Nigerian authors and artists publish their works everywhere for free.The post Twins float platform for authors, artists appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
THE University of Ibadan,Class of 1967 celebrates its 50th anniversary on November 4, 2017, the day in 1967 when some young men and women matriculated into the academic institution known as the University of Ibadan. UI Class of '67, also called UI '67, is a branch of the alumni association and is made up of the matriculants of that year and a few other alumni whose Class have no branch and who are in love with activities of this class.The post UI Class of '67 celebrates anniversa 

Thu, 02 Nov 2017
THE Federal Government has been advised to evolve policy measures to encourage the growth of the informal sector of the economy.The post Don urges policy to enhance informal sector growth appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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