NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [17 NOVEMBER, 2017]


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Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 17 November, 2017.

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
AFTER months of rigorous and vigorous campaigns that took the candidates to all nooks and cranny of the state, the Anambra State governorship election is hours away.The post Anambra: The men and the issues appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said that 2.158171 million registered voters would take part in the election out of which 50.3 per cent are females while 49.6 percent are males.The post ANAMBRA: Logistics in figures appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Contrary to insinuations that the Federal Government cancelled the work permits of expatriate workers of Intels and its affiliates, government, yesterday, provided evidence to prove that the action had no political undertones.The post Why Intels' sister firms lost work visas FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
SCORES of pensioners of Abia State, yesterday, took to the streets of Umuahia, the state capital, to protest what they called government's insensitivity to the suffering of their members.The post Abia pensioners lament arrears of pension, gratuity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
SPEAKER of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, has expressed optimism that the 2018 Appropriation Bill would be signed into law early by the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa.The post Okowa'll sign 2018 Appropriation Bill early 'Oborevwori appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom State, has alleged plots by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to rig the local government election billed for December 2.The post A-Ibom APC alleges plot by PDP to rig LG poll appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
SPEAKER of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori, has expressed optimism that the 2018 Appropriation Bill would be signed into law early by the state governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa.The post Okowa'll sign 2018 Appropriation Bill early ' Oborevwori appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Oil prices rose slightly yesterday following expectations that the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, will extend production cuts at a meeting at the end of this month.The post Oil prices rise to $62.06 per barrel appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
THE people of Agge community in Bayelsa State have written to Governor Seriake Dickson, saying they learned of the state Government's bold plan to establish a Deep Seaport in the community on the pages of newspapers.The post Bayelsa community seeks inclusion in Agge Deep seaport construction appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Aleading chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has assured party members and supporters nationwide that the party under his watch will enforce internal democracy.The post Secondus promises internal democracy in PDP if elected appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
EDITOR of Alariya Oodua Magazine, Mr. Oyekunle Babarinde and Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate, Dr Gani Adams, yesterday, urged the Yoruba race to ensure the preservation of Yoruba language and culture, noting that failure to preserve such unique heritage may lead to sorrow and regret in future.The post Babarinde, Gani Adams call for preservation of Yoruba language, culture appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state, refused to resign during a crunch meeting Thursday with military generals who have seized control of the country.The post Zimbabwe: World's oldest head of state, Mugabe says he won't quit appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Jos'THE Yakubu Gowon Foundation, YGF, has organised a cervical cancer sensitisation campaign in Jos East Local Government Area of Plateau State.The post Gowon Foundation sensitises Plateau women on cervical cancer appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
A corporate technology provider, West Metro Limited (WML), has initiated an auto-tracking system to accelerate Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, monitoring of Value Added Tax, VAT in the hospitality sector.The post FIRS, WML launch VAT automation system for hospitality sector appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The President, Delta State Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Stella Ogene, has sworn in four presidents and four members of area and district customary courts at the headquarters of the Court in Asaba.The post Delta gets new presidents, members of area, district customary courts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has appealed to Nigerians to collectively defend and stand firm for democracy.The post Nigerians no longer want a situation where Igbo will complain about marginalisation Jonathan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has replied the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who had, during his address at the presentation of a book titled, 'Making Steady Sustainable Progress' authored by President Muhammadu Buhari's media aides at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, accused his(Jonathan's) administration of institutionalising corruption in Nigeria.The post Facts have deserted Bola Tinubu 


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Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has extended the closing dates for purchase and submission of Nomination Forms earlier fixed for November 19 to November 29, 2017. This according to a statement signed by the party's National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, is to accommodate would-be aspirants yet to pick up their forms to do so.The post Convention: PDP extends closing dates for purchase, submission of forms appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Former President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday said that the only way for Igbo to have voice in Nigeria and to end marginalization was for Ndigbo to return the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, beginning with Saturday's governorship election in Anambra state.The post Jonathan, Ikpeazu, Fayose, others in Onitsha; beg Ndi Anambra to vote for Obaze appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Zimbabweans on Thursday weighed a future without their leader of nearly four decades after the army placed 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe, a liberation hero turned authoritarian leader, under house arrest.The post We hope for a better Zimbabwe after the Mugabe era Zimbabweans appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC yesterday said it is committed to zero tolerance for malpractices in the capital market, vowing to deal with any operator involved in any actions that violates rules and regulations of the market.The post SEC warns operators, as infractions drop by 87% appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Keystone Bank Limited has reaffirmed its commitment to deliver unparalleled products and services to its customers with the recent launch of its new brand campaign tagged: 'I Bank with Keystone Bank.'The post Keystone Bank reassures customers of its promises in new brand campaign appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The naira, yesterday, appreciated to N359.56 in the Investor and Exporter (I&E) Foreign Exchange, forex WindThe post Naira appreciates to N359.56 in NAFEX appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The Economic Counselor of France in Nigeria, Francis Widmer, has disclosed that the trade volume between France and Nigeria has hit 1.9 billion euros (N668 .75 billion )in the first quarter of 2017.The post Nigeria-France trade hit N668 bn in Q1'17 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
AS is evident across Anambra State and demonstrated severally by those who should know, Gover Willie Obiano has steered the ship of State backwards right from his assumption of office. He made so much noise in his early days in office that he seemed to have forgotten about governance in the ecstasy of victory. Sadly, he is still celebrating; and marked this Month with the appointment of several more aides. Presently, he has a retinue of over 1,000 aides, more than 500 of whom are from his home t 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
NIGERIA is a country of surprises. Each time things seem to take a turn for the worse, some surprise development will occur to raise hope in the future of our country. This has happened over and over again in our tortuous history..The post Obianos imprints on security appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Fri, 17 Nov 2017
YOUR Excellency, this open letter is necessitated by the urgent need to rekindle purposeful leadership that will fan the embers of Nigerian unity.The post Anambra election: Let no darkness fall appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The partnership between Aiteo and CAF is sure to deepen football on the African continent, Bonny Kant writes.The post Benedict Peters, Ahmad Ahmad: Two leaders with one vision for African football appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) says it will write the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) for another one week grace to try to resolve the crisis that has been rocking the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) after the disputed elections that took place last June.The post NBBF crisis: NOC fails in its dispute resolution appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
World number one Rafael Nadal was awarded 12,000 euros (14,000 dollars) damages on Thursday after a French court found in his favor over comments made by the country's former Sports Minister.The post Nadal wins damages of 12,000 euros over doping slur appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Roger Federer went through round-robin play at the ATP Finals undefeated for the 10th time as he returned to haunt Marin Cilic with a 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 win at the O2 Arena on Thursday.The post No let-up from Federer as he stays perfect in London appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Victor Moses is full of praises for former Chelsea Technical Director Michael Emenalo, who has quit his juicy position with the Premier League champions in order to spend more time with his family.The post How Emenalo shaped me, by Moses appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Arsenal striker, Alex Iwobi has admitted that he experienced very difficult times in the past and his uncle, former Super Eagles skipper Austin Okocha, helped him to find his feet.The post Okocha, family made me what I am today ' Iwobi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Gbenga Elegbeleye, a former Director-General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), on Thursday gave the new board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) a 'succeed or quit'' advice.The post You've failed if Nigeria wins no medal at 2020 Olympics, Elegbeleye tells AFN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports, on Thursday charged the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to help bring back the country's past glory in athletics.The post Restore Nigeria's glory in athletics, Dalung charges AFN appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Fri, 17 Nov 2017
When you are looking for handsome and talented Nollywood hunks, you cannot but ignore Abiodun Adebanjo. The rising actor popular for playing 'Play boy' roles has starred in movies like Sonate, Basira Badiya, Wale Danger, Omo Oshodi, Injustice, amongst others. In this interview, he opens up on how he started out in Nollywood, the weirdest message he has ever gotten from a fan, among other issues.The post Boobs and butts are very important to me ' Abiodun Adebanjo appeared first on 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Close-up Cool Breeze hosted the biggest campus party in UNIPORT as Reekado Banks, DJ Altims and other upcoming artistes shut down the Rivers state capital to provide students the ultimate music experience. The event was held on 10 November, 2017 at the UNIPORT School GymnasiumThe post UNIPORT was lit, up next UNN! appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Following Moses Olaiya, 'Baba Sala's' public outcry for financial support to enable him procure proper medical treatment for acute stroke, his first son, Reverend Dele Adejumoh, has challenged president Buhari and Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, to come out and celebrate the ailing comic legend.The post My father deserves to be celebrated ' Baba Sala's son appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Boss of Ojez Entertainment Centre, Chief Joseph Odobeatu, is set to host the president, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Mr. Emeka Rollas Ejezie, alongside members of the Presidential Advisory Council, (PAC) to commemorate Rollas' 100 days in office.The post 100 Days in Office: Ojez host AGN President, Emeka Rollas appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Google, on Thursday paid respect to Chinua Achebe, the late Literary icon with a google doodle on its home page, to mark his 87h birthday.The post Google doodle honours Late Chinua Achebe appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The International Association of Ahmadi Architects and Engineers (IAAAE) have started the installation of solar power devices to illuminating villages or rural communities that never had electricity.The post Ahmadiyya Engineers, Architects provide water, light to 25 villages appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
National Council of Muslim Youth Organizations, NACOMYO, has enjoined Benue,Taraba and other State governments to exercise restraint and reconsider their stance on the anti-grazing law that seems to being adopted in some sections of the country, stating that the measure has implication on the economy, agricultural production as well as nutritional status.The post NACOMYO cautions States on anti grazing law appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The Muslim Ummah Council of Nigeria (MUCON) South-East chapter has said that President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the region would offer greater opportunity, urging the Igbo to consolidate on the gains of the visit with a view to moving Ndigbo into the political mainstream of the country.The post Buhari's visit to South-East will offer greater opportunity ' Muslim Ummah appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Dangote Foundation has donated a mosque worth N100 million to the Federation of Muslim Women's Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) in Abuja.The post Dangote donates over N100m mosque to FOMWAN in Abuja appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The Zakat & Zadaqat Foundation, under The Muslim Congress (TMC), recently in Akure, disbursed cash and items worth N1million to 31 less privileged people in Ondo State.The post Only Islam collects from the rich, renders to the poor ' Sulaiman appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
What shall be left is reality and fact. The core reality, the fact of our political existence, is that Nigeria is an indivisible entity; a nation of many peoples wedded in common enterprise with its better days yet before it.The post Keynote address by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the presentation of the book appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Fri, 17 Nov 2017
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the 'missing' leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.The post Biafra: Why I cannot produce Kanu for trial, Buratai tells court appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450.3 million in New York on Wednesday, blazing a new world record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction, Christie's said. 'Salvator Mundi' or 'Savior of the World,' which depicts Jesus Christ, more than doubled the previous record of $179.4Read MoreThe post Da Vinci painting of Jesus sells for record $450m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017
Iam not surprised that Mr. President has commended Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai's uncommonly radical moves to sanitize education in GMB's state of residence. That he points to elRufai's on education as a very sensible option is expected. It is reasonable too.The post On el-Rufai, education, politics and GMBs core states Kabiru Muhammad Gwangwazo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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