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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [14 NOVEMBER, 2017]


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 14 November, 2017.

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, gave his backing to plans by Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, to sack  21,780 teachers, who failed the competency test conducted by the state government.

The President’s support for the governor came as the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, warned Governor El-Rufai to wait for what it described as ‘mother of all protests’ over the alleged sack bid.

Also, Director-General of APC Governors Forum, Salihu Mohammed Lukman, warned against politicizing the issue, saying any attempt to do so would mean toying with the future of the nation’s children.

President Buhari, in a speech read at the Presidential retreat for members of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Viila in Abuja, said it was tragic for teachers to fail primary school test.

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
THE Chairman of Ogoni Council of Traditional Rulers, King Suanu Baridam of Ogoni, yesterday, lamented that the Federal Government and the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project, HYPREP, were only paying lip service to emergency measures recommended in the United Nations Environment Programme,UNEP, report on Ogoniland.The post Our people still drinking polluted waters 'Ogoni monarch appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
UMUAHIA'GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, yesterday, reconstituted the State Executive Council,which he dissolved about six months ago, with the creation of seven new ministries, bringing the total number of ministries to 27.The post Ikpeazu swears in new commissioner, creates 7 new ministries appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Nigeria Postal Service, NIPOST, has stepped up efforts at restructuring the organization to deliver better service to its customers and other stakeholders.The post NIPOST steps up efforts at restructuring appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Anioma Media Professions, AMP, a group of senior members of Nigeria's mass media establishment from Delta North Senatorial District of Delta State, has decried what it described as surreptitious moves by some entrenched interests to rubbish the integrity of Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu.The post Group decries moves to humiliate Kachikwu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
RETIRED primary school teachers in Oyo State numbering about 3,000 yesterday staged a protest over their unpaid pension arrears running to 56 months.The post 3,000 pensioners protest 56 months unpaid arrears in Oyo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
ONE year after Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State assumed office, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Konkon conglomerate, Elder Peter Ogbeide, has given the administration pass mark just as he described his one year as the beginning of industrial revolution in the state.The post Obaseki laying foundation for industrialisation of Edo'APC chieftain appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
STAFF of research institutes and allied institutions in the country, yesterday, in Abuja announced their commencement of indefinite strike over alleged non-implementation of agreement they entered into with the Federal Government.The post NASU, research institutes workers begin indefinite strike appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
THE Adhoc Committee probing alleged revenue leakages in the oil and gas sector between January 2016 to January 2017, yesterday queried claims by Chevron Nigeria Limited that it flared only $15,000 worth of gas in 2016.The post Revenue leakages: Reps query Chevron over $15,000 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
THE Osita Chidoka Campaign Organisation has condemned what it described as attempts to influence the choice of who civil servants in Anambra State would vote for.The post You cant intimidate civil servants over choice of candidates 'Chidoka appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
THE Bini National Congress (BNC), a socio-cultural organization of the Bini people of Edo State, has concluded plans to hold a 'Benin Fundamental Reception' for the national Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.The post BNC plans big honours for APC chair, Oyegun appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, yesterday, urged the Ministry of Works, Power and Housing and the Distribution Companies, DISCOs to sensitize Nigerians on the need to curb energy thefts and resolve power billing issues in the country.The post Okowa tasks FG, DISCOs on energy theft appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
CHAIRMAN of Bayelsa State Monitoring Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr. Charles Ambaiowei has said that irrespective of the Federal Government's position on the 16-Point Agenda of the Niger Delta region, the challenges in the zone would be resolved through the restructuring of Nigeria.The post 'Restructuringll solve N'Delta question, not 16-point agenda appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
SECURITY was yesterday beefed up at the Anambra State headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over alleged bomb explosion near the gate of the commission.The post Security beefed up at Anambra INEC over alleged bomb blast appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah, yesterday, said he was worried that Nigerians now behave like orphans.The post Nigerians now behaving like orphans 'Kukah appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Ekiti State Police Commandyesterday disclosed that 20 persons have been arrested over a violent protest carried out by some youths in Aiyegbaju Ekiti, a major town in Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti state on Sunday.The post 20 arrested over violent protest in Ekiti community appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
ENUGU'THE meeting of Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Enugu, on Sunday, failed to arrive at a common position on who should be the next national chairman of the party, come December 9 national convention of the party.The post PDP govs fail to agree on next national chairman appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
THE insurance industry may not be able to realize the N1 trillion premium income target for the Market Development and Restructuring Initiative, MDRI, because over 90 per cent of the industry's income has been given out as discounts by operators.The post Excessive discounts erode N1tr targeted insurance premium ' Ogunbiyi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
NIGERIAN Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, has warned the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to desist from overburdening already tax compliant companies in the country.The post 2018 Budget: Tax target threatens companies ' NACCIMA appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Chairman, Edo Investment Summit, Mr. Asue Ighodalo, has described Edo State as Nigeria's best secret in driving growth and development in a post-oil economy.The post Post-oil economy: Edo is Nigerias best kept secret Ighodalo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
NIPCO Plc said it is committed to education, especially in its host community as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives through facility upgrade and co -curricular activities in primary schools in Lagos state.The post NIPCO restates commitment to education appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Chevron Nigeria Limited, (CNL), an affiliate of Chevron Corporation (Chevron), announced today the disbursement of US$2.5 million donated by Chevron to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund), for the implementation of the Chevron-Global Fund Anti-Retroviral Treatment Service Maintenance Program (ART Program), in Delta, Bayelsa, Ondo and Lagos States.The post Chevron contributes $5m to HIV fund to in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
THE Federal Government has been called upon to expedite actions in developing the gemstone value chain in order to generate foreign exchange and create additional jobs opportunities in Nigeria.The post Why FG should develop gemstone value chain Oworu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
THE Nigerian Nuclear Radiation Agency, has predicted that in the near future, companies would start producing cars that run on fuels from nuclear and other radioactive materials.The post Vehicles to run on nuclear, radioactive fuels- NNRA appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
ELECTRICITY consumers, especially bulk users now have an option as the federal government has approved a new policy to enable them buy power directly from the electricity generating companies, GENCOs.The post Bulk electricity users to buy directly from GENCOs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
NIGERIA'S All On, an independent impact investing company, has made its first set of transactions aimed at facilitating increased access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy sources for low income households, SME's, and communities.The post All On makes first investments in Nigerian off-grid energy businesses appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Secretary-General, Nigerian-born Mohammad Barkindo, yesterday said that the oil market is re-balancing at a quickening pace, proffering production cuts as the "only viable option" to restore stability.The post Oil cuts only viable option to stabilize market, says Barkindo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
HOST Communities of Nigeria Producing Oil and Gas, HOSCON, has called on the Federal Government to prevail on the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, to expedite action on the release of the licenses for their 10 modular refineries.The post HOSCON seeks speedy release of 10 modular refineries licenses appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
A news item published in the Vanguard on November 11, 2017 titled: 'Nigeria Embassy Berlin rumbles as Ambassador sacks staff' is blatantly erroneous and misleading. While the Vanguard Newspapers is appreciated as a medium of repute, the message conveyed in the news item is regrettably far from the truth.The post Re: Nigerian Embassy Berlin rumbles as ambassador sacks staff appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Nigeria's leading airline, Air Peace has urged the Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers (NISE) to focus on developing the right skills to put Nigerian engineers fully in charge of engineering services in the aviation sector.The post Air Peace wins safety award, tasks engineers on aviation sector appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Letshego Microfinance Bank, a subsidiary of Letshego Holdings Limited has been honoured with an 'Excellence in Microfinance Banking' award at the New Age Banking Summit 2017 which was held in Lagos recently.The post Letshego MFB wins Excellence Banking Award appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Nigerians often have trouble using their credit cards at foreign online merchants. Due to a high fraud rate, most online shops outside Nigeria won't even attempt to process a payment from a Nigerian card. Bitcoin is an attractive option since Bitcoin payments aren't prone to costly chargebacks (for businesses) and it can't be "blocked" based on the origin of the transaction.The post Identifying Bitcoin scams appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Goalkeeper Francis Odinaka Uzoho once again showed the abilities that made Deportivo La Coruna hand him a first team debut during the Super Eagles first training in Russia.The post Uzoho dazzles in Eagles training appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Former U-17 and U-20 national team coach, Emmanuel Amuneke has said that today's match between the Super Eagles and Argentina goes beyond a friendly and as such the West African side should pay attention to every detail of the game.The post This is more than a friendly ' Amuneke appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The invitation of Amkar Perm star Brian Idowu to the Super Eagles was not to make up the numbers, with Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr more or less promising to include the defender in the 23-man squad list for the World Cup.The post Idowu will go to World Cup 'Rohr appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Paulo Dybala, Dario Benedetto and a whole set of new players are set to start for Argentina against Nigeria in tonight's international friendly in Russia.The post Argentina unleash Dybala, Dario on Eagles appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Three South American former soccer officials were blinded by greed and accepted millions of dollars in bribes, US prosecutors told the FIFA corruption trial Monday as defense lawyers insisted their wealthy clients were innocent.The post FIFA bribery trial kicks off in New York appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
Mustapha Junaid, the Chairman of Abuja Guards Polo Club on Monday said the club was set to host a successful Abuja Carnival Polo Tournament from Nov. 22 to Nov. 26.The post Guards Polo Club set to host Abuja Carnival polo tourney, club chairman assures appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
he Cycling Federation of Nigeria (CFN) on Monday said plans had been perfected to ensure the certification of the velodrome at the Abuja National Stadium by the Union Cycling Federation (UCF).The post Abuja velodrome to get UCF certification soon, Cycling Federation President assures appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
A group tagged 'Concerned Enyimba of Aba Supporters' on Monday urged Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia to expedite action on the completion of the Enyimba International Stadium Complex in Aba.The post Enyimba FC's supporters group seeks quick completion of Enyimba International Stadium appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
It is a big tragedy for law enforcement in Nigeria that it's operatives are now not different from thugs or area boys that can be deployed by politicians in street brawl.It is at the same time a testimony of the gradual collapse of state when security agents become tools in what appears as gang warsThe post Amaechi/Wike street fight and looming chaos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The pardon which I am seeking will let me get over the nightmare; it will also enable me to be paid my entitlements for all the years I have served in the Nigerian ArmyThe post Gen Olanrewaju wants pardon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
I'M writing this piece from the Jordan Valley, about 40 km from the Jordanian capital of Amman. I have been here for a week, attending the Second World Science Forum, WSF, which took place from 7 ' 11 November. More than 3,000 scientists were assembled, in fields ranging from astronomy and theoretical physics to medicine, bioengineering, genetics and robotics.The post Facing Mount Nebo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
For the very first time in 69 years, the University of Ibadan has produced its first graduate with a First Class honours degree in History.The post Ozibo Ekele is UIs 1st First Class graduate in History in 69 yrs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will meet with 'critical' stakeholders in education on Wednesday to appraise the general conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).The post JAMB meets with 'critical stakeholders' to review UTME appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
One of Nigeria's leading health maintenance organisations, Redcare HMO has partnered with an indigenous technology firm to deliver patient-provider data management and electronic medical software to vast network of healthcare providers.The post Redcare HMO partner Curacel to improve patient care appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
A recent study found that four bad behaviours'smoking, drinking too much alcohol, not exercising, and not eating enough fruits and veggies'can hustle you into an early grave, and, in effect, age you by as many as 12 years.The post Live healthy, live longer appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
The Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode have enjoined the healthcare practitioners, parents, and guardians to live up to their responsibilities of monitoring and observing children in order to detect issues in their body or anything that could suggest medical challenge.The post Ambode tasks medical practitioners, parents on children care appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 14 Nov 2017
In its bid to improve the health of Nigerians, Dexa Medica, makers of Boska has introduced into the market another superior quality brand called Stimuno.The post Dexa Medica storms Lagos with Stimuno appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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