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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [15 NOVEMBER, 2017]


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Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 15 November, 2017.

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The House of Representatives has mandated its Committees on Defence, Army and Public Procurement to investigate an alleged contract scam running into millions of Naira in the Federal Ministry of Defence.The post Reps probe alleged contract scam in Defence Ministry appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The trial of Stephen Oronsaye, a former Head of Service of the Federatioion, HoSF, continued, yesterday, with a prosecution witness, Rouqayya Ibrahim, narrating how pension funds were diverted through the approval and release of funds for non-existent contracts.The post How pension funds were diverted through non-existent contracts 'Witness appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Bothered by the persistent flooding of parts of Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom has appealed to the Senate to prevail on the Federal Government to hasten the dredging of River Benue to check recurrence of flood disaster in the state.The post Gov Ortom begs Senate to prevail on FG over River Benue dredging appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
THE opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State has slammed Governor Godwin Obaseki, describing his performance after one year in office as unmitigated disaster.The post Anniversary: APC chieftain, PDP divided over Obaseki's performance appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
THE House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe the contracting of vessels by foreign oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria.The post Reps to probe oil firms for violating Local Content Act appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Jigawa State government has injected over N1.6 billion for the upgrade of health facilities across the state as part of efforts towards enhancing effective health care delivery.The post Jigawa pumps N1.6bn into health sector appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, and Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, have put in place machinery to further deepen their relationship towards sustaining an existing Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, and other allied collaborations in the areas of engineering, meteorology and digital sciences.The post NAF, FUTA deepen partnership appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Sokoto State government has launched a 1.4 million school enrollment for the next school session.The post Sokoto targets 1.4m school enrollment appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it has extended its educational development programme to North-East states, as part of its contribution towards improving the standard of education across the country.The post NNPC extends education devt to North-East appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
LAGOS State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, yesterday announced the delivery of 74 babies at its Institute of Fertility Medicine, IFM, through affordable Assisted Reproductive Technology, ART, popularly known as IVF.The post LASUTH delivers 74 babies through Assisted Reproductive Technology appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Rivers State Police Commissioner, Mr. Zaki Ahmed, has dismissed as untrue, allegations by Governor Nyesom Wike and the Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, that there were attempts on their lives on Trans Amadi road last Saturday when their convoys ran into each other.The post No attempt to assassinate Wike, Amaechi ' Rivers CP appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
CLAIMS for the estimated N850 million reward for the discovery of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, NIA, cash haul deepened yesterday after the whistle-blower who unearthed the cash alleged a plot to dilute the money he was entitled to.The post Ikoyi Whistle-blowers cash: Lawyers, different men fight for N850m reward appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
THE Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR, has called on Nigerians to emulate its former President, late Chief Bob Ogbuagu, in service to humanityThe post NIPR preaches service to humanity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
he Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL, has the solution to clashes between herdsmen and farmers.The post NIRSAL proffers solution to herders/farmers clashes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
A Federal High Court in Lagos, yesterday ordered that N350 million belonging to AM-PM Global Network Ltd, in Stanbic-IBTC bank, be placed on temporary attachment, pending an ongoing investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.The post Court orders interim freezing of N350m linked to Patience Jonathan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The determination of the majority of the stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the party's return to power in Abuja is the basis of the aspiration by Prince Uche Secondus for the office of national chairman of the party, it was averred yesterday.The post PDP chairmanship: Party in hurry to reclaim power 'Secondus appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
SEVENTEEN years into its existence, the Senate, yesterday, finally reviewed and amended the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Establishment Act of 2000 for effective service delivery.The post 17 years after, Senate amends NDDC Act appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Anambra Governorship Debate: How candidates showed strength, weaknessThe post Anambra Governorship Debate: How candidates showed strength, weakness appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
First civilian governor of the state, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife has given reasons why the state's elders are backing the incumbent governor, Chief Willie Obiano for a second term.The post Why Anambra elders are behind Obiano ' Ezeife appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Nwoye has the vision of a better Anambra more than all the other candidates all of who are far better than the incumbent. He has lived with us here and the only times he has been out is going to Abuja to represent his constitutency in the House of Representatives. So he knows the pains and the pressures on our people. You see the way he connects with the populace, he speaks the common language of the people, he understands their pains.The post Why Anambarians want Nwoye ' Arinze appeared fi 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
If the government has performed, why claiming other people's projects, for instance, road networks done by Ngige and Obi's regime' For example, it is on record that Peter Obi's administration did a total of 265 roads during his tenure and one cannot point to a single road done by this Willie administration and that is scandalous and suffocating.The post Why I am backing Obaze ' Nwobu-Alor, APGA chieftain appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Chief Olusegun Oni's political campaign organisation says Oni's rejection of a car gift from Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, was done in the interest of all Ekiti workers and pensioners.The post Campaign Organisation DG explains Oni's rejection of Fayose's car gift appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
SOME aggrieved chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South West who were absent from a parley organised at Enugu between governors and the aspirants for the national chairmanship of the party have faulted the meeting, saying party members in only 11 states of the country attended.The post South-West PDP chieftains protest absence in Enugu meeting appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Manufacturers' of Pasta are now positioning their products by paying attention to product repackaging andavailability. Pasta are made from an unleavened dough of a durum wheat flour.The post Pasta market: Battle for supremacy heightens appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
In a bid to fulfill its promises, Shoprite Nigeria says its celebrating the 22 winners of its brand new Hyundai Grand Xcent cars at a celebration party in Lagos.The post Shoprite fetes winners of anniversary promo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Intercontinental Distillers Limited, makers of Chelsea Dry Gin, has rewarded its distributors for the current financial year ending October 2017.The post IDL rewards distributors' performance appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The naira, yesterday, depreciated to N360.27 in the Investor and Exporter (I&E) Foreign Exchange, forex Window.The post Naira depreciates to N360.27 in NAFEX appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
NIGERIAN Associa-tion Master Mariners, NAMM, have expressed misgivings over the future of over 6,000 cadets trained by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, through its National Sea-farers Development Programme, NSDP.The post Master mariners displeased with the future of 6,000 cadets appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER), Ibadan, yesterday urged the Federal Government to be more strategic in its relationship with the World Trade Organisation (WTO).The post NISER wants FG to seek strategic relationship with WTO appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Investors & Exporter, I &E Foreign Exchange, FX Window has attracted $17.86 billion transactions value since April this year when it was introduced, according to data from the FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange Plc.The post I & E forex window attracts $17.86bn transaction value in 6 months appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
As part of its efforts to raise awareness and sensitize the general public on the ills of domestic violence, the leading indigenous haircare brand, Natures Gentle Touch, recently led an awareness walk against domestic violence in Lagos.The post Natures Gentle Touch Leads Walk against Domestic Violence appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
In the age of 'alternative facts', the media has been awash and desecrated with fake news, 'post-truths' and outright untruths; where people who claim to be authors or journalists, in their write-ups, gleefully revel in these three 21st century media-related The post The deciet, lies, unwarranted attacks against Osinbajo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
On October 2, 2017, Awka, the Anambra State capital stood still for the incumbent Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), when he officially flagged off his re-election campaign for the November 18 gubernatorial poll in grand style, at the Alex Ekwueme Square.The post Anambra poll and Obiano's re-election bid appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
One of the most ambitious projects of the administration of the Owelle Rochas Okorocha is the Heroes Square located at the heart of Owerri, the capital of Imo state. Ironically, the centre has become a subject of controversy which political activists have latched on, in desperate attempts to pour tar on what would later become Imo State's Unique Selling Point and therefore Okorocha's most significant legacy. Historically, most 'Future's Projects' all over the world do at 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
I just love this country, I won't lie''What have you seen again that has suddenly turned you into a gushing patriot'''I mean, just look around, in spite of everything, Nigerians always give you an opportunity to laugh.'The post right of police officers to marry their female colleagues by Reuben Abati appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
In an interview published in a national daily (not Vanguard) on Monday, November 6, 2017, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Kingsley Moghalu, exercised his inalienable freedom of expression on some national issues, especially in the areas of youth empowerment, citizens' obligation to pay taxes, unemployment, leadership and public policies. As a former public official and academic, Prof Moghalu, more than qualifies to voice his enlightened opinion on these and man 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
WHEN the man many prefer to call The Oracle recovered his mandate from Dr. Chris Ngige in 2006, he stepped in and started planning to answer his pre-election question ' Is Anambra State cursed or are we the cause'The post The sale of Anambra State appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Director General of Delta State Innovation Hub and former President Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, ISPON, Mr. Chris Uwaje was a guest lecturer at the sixth annual dinner/fund raising party of the Government College, Ughelli Old Boys Association, GCUOBA, recently.The post NIGERIA: The national reconstruction plan to survive in IoT world (2) appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
African operators, including Nigeria's four major telecom operators, MTN, Globacom, Airtel 9Mobile and other mobile broadband service providers, are put on alert over the massive growth that will hit the continent in the next six years.The post Ericsson: Why African telcos must brace up for next level of growth appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Fast growing ride-sharing platform, Taxify has brought its innovative taxi hailing app to Abuja with hundreds of driver-partners that will pay only 15 percent commission .The post SMART CITY: TAXIFYing Abuja with 15% commisision for drivers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
One of the world's smallest photo printers, the Sprocket by Hewlett-Packard, HP, has debuted in Nigeria.The post Photo printer: HP Sprocket prints inkless appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Minister for Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu, has said that the only way Nigeria can get out of the economic woods is to embrace innovations in information and communications technology, ICT.The post IT innovation: Nigeria spends $70bn to support start-ups appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Poised to enhance health care delivery services in Nigeria and as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, LG Electronics visited Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, Port Harcourt, River State, where it donated units of Gencool Inverter Air Conditioners, Jet Cool Air Conditioners, as well as treated mosquito nets to the hospital.The post LG gives green products to boost health care appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Arsene Wenger has hinted he could move into international management once he finishes his career at Arsenal.The post Wenger eyes national coaching job appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The Confederation of African Football will meet soon to discuss a proposal for the African teams who have qualified for next year's World Cup finals to play friendlies during the FIFA internationals window in March, a Nigerian football official confirmed Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia will be Africa's five representatives in Russia. However, allRead MoreThe post 2018 World Cup; CAF study request for African teams' friendlies appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation has identified two camping/training sites for the Super Eagles at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, and communicated same to world football 'governing body, FIFA.The post NFF identifies camping sites, friendlies' opponents appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Ahistoric and binding agreement that will eliminate all manner of rancour and distractions around Nigeria's preparation and participation at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia was signed in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Tuesday morning. The meeting to prepare the agreement was held on Sunday night in the same city. NFF PresidentRead MoreThe post NFF, Eagles sign landmark agreement for 2018 World Cup appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned two-time former World Cup winners Argentina by recovering from two goals down to win 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday.The post How Iwobi inspired Nigeria to fightback, dazed Argentina appeared first on Vanguard News. 



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