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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [8 NOVEMBER, 2017]



Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard  Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 8 November, 2017.

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, presented the 2018 budget to the National Assembly, indicating a 15 per cent scale back on total deficit at N2.005 trillion, down from N2.36 trillion stated in 2017 budgetThe post Buhari cuts deficit, presents N8.6trn budget 2018 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
The government of Jersey Island said, yesterday, that the $300 million loot the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, stashed away in the country would not be released to Nigeria if a third party representation was brought into the picture.The post Jersey Island gives condition for return of $300m Abacha loot appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
YOU must be prepared before going into Igwebuike forest in Awarra, Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State, one of the chief priests in the area, Mr. Okoro Ogbuji, told South-East Voice. Sometime ago, it was the story of a 63-year-old woman, one Mrs. Ogo Omeriji, said to have been kidnapped, murdered and buried in the said Igwebuike forest.The post Inside dreaded Igwebuike Forest in Imo where people are murdered and buried appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Aformer commissioner in Anambra State, Mr Ken Arinze, has tasked political stakeholders in Anambra State to focus on the issues and personalities in the governorship election, saying there are no Yoruba or Hausa persons involved contrary to the campaign by some politicians.The post Anambra poll: Arinze urges stakeholders to focus on issues, personalities appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Private sector operators have called on the Federal Government to create a special intervention fund for exporting companies to drive the non-oil export imperative of the government and also boost the economy.The post Manufacturers advocate special export fund appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
The family of former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, has dismissed the report making the rounds that the elder statesman is dead. The family said the posts, which emerged on social media, yesterday, were unfounded as the elder statesman is still alive and his health condition improving.The post FG yet to fly Ekwueme aboard for treatment as family refutes death rumour appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Legal expert and Chairman of Kusamotu & Kusamotu law firm, Mr. Ayodele Kusamotu, has said the political space is filled with intrigues, deceit and dominated by people whose main objective is to milk the resources of the state.The post 'We must rescue Nigeria from political vampires' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers, NISE, an arm of the Nigerian Society of Engineers,will tomorrow, confer the former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, with its Award of Fellowship for his consistent promotion and vital support of the practice of engineering safety in NigeriaThe post Safety engineers to honour Sen Omisore appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
THERE was apprehension among riverine dwellers, yesterday, as the Nigerian Navy and Army deployed fighter jets and gunboats to the creeks and other strategic locations in Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta State, in response to last Friday's threat by the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to resume bombing of oil facilities.The post Tension as Navy, Army deploy fighter jets, gunboats to Warri creeks appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
The Ekiti State House of Assembly yesterday passed a law prescribing the death penalty for anybody found guilty of engaging in cultism, while also revising upwards punishment for those aiding and abetting the practice.The post Ekiti House passes law prescribing death penalty for cultists appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
TWENTY-nine months after emerging as the Deputy Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Wasiu Eshilokun-Sanni representing Lagos Island Constituency 1 yesterday, took over his official quarters located at 3A Sasegbon Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos.The post Lagos Dep Speaker takes over official quarters, 29 months after appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
RENOWNED global evangelist, Rev Reinhard Bonnke yesterday said his reason for choosing Nigeria as his favourite crusade venue was the high presence of God in the country.The post Why I prefer Nigeria for my crusades ' Reinhard Bonnke appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
SOLABOMI Okonkwo, Chief Executive Officer of CoreEXM, says corporate governance is crucial to the growth of both state-owned enterprises, SOEs, and private companies in Nigeria.The post CoreEXM's boss urges corporate governance practices appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
THE Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has tasked the over 100, 000 state's civil servants to come up with new ideas and innovation that would strengthen development in the state.The post Ambode swears in 5 new Perm Secs, tasks workers on creativity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
THE Lagos state Government has expressed readiness to enforce relevant laws against illegal sand dredging activities in the state aimed at protecting the state ecological system.The post Lagos tackles illegal sand dredgers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
THE Lagos State Government yesterday said it was looking at other possible options, other than the bringing down the Jibowu and Costain overhead bridges in order to accommodate the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project.The post LAGOS-IBADAN RAIL: Lagos gives alternatives to Jibowu, Costain bridges demolition appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Dufil Prima Foods and Multipio Consumer Care Products Limited is treating customers to meals of tasty and nutritious Indomie noodles, and also unveiled the tallest female statue'8.5 feet' at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair.The post Noodles maker trills consumers at Lagos fair appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Over N3 million worth of assorted food items have been impounded by the Standard Organisation of Nigeria, SON, in Yobe State.The post SON seizes N3m goods in Yobe appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, directed its downstream subsidiary, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, PPMC, to ensure steady supply of petroleum products across the country during the festive periods and well into 2018.The post Yuletide: Ensure uninterrupted fuel supply, NNPC mandates PPMC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
The Lagos State Government has commenced channelisation of four commercial ferry routes out of the thirty already identified as part of activities to scale up water transportation and give a quantum leap to tourism in the State.The post Lagos to clean up, secure beach fronts to boost tourism appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
The United State of America (U.S.A) ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington has assured that his country will work with all stakeholders in order to ensure that the July 14, 2018 gubernatorial election in the state is free, fair and credible.The post 2018: U.S commends Fayose; to ensure free, fair election in Ekiti appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's sacking of his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa was part of a wider purge, to to neutralize any resistance to the political rise of his wife, Grace, analysts saidThe post Mugabe makes way wife, Grace as successor appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Former Minister of National Planning, Professor Abubakar Sulaiman has dared President Muhammadu Buhari to get ready to account for the deaths of about 400 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria also known as Shiites and the Indigenous People of Biafra killed under his administration.The post Buhari must account for lives of 400 Shi ites, IPOB members, others ex-Minister appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri Governor Rochas Okorocha, of Imo state, Tuesday, announced the coming of the Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, on Thursday, just as he said she will be conferred with a chieftaincy title and a road named after her in the state. A statement to newsmen in Owerri, by Okorochas Chief PressRead MoreThe post Okorocha to confer chieftaincy title on Liberian President appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
THE battle for dominance in the custard powder market has reduced top contenders to three brands, ofCheckerscustard powder, produced by Sun Surya Enterprises Limited, Lady Bcustard, manufactured by TTL Rahal Nigeria Limited and Family milkcustard, produced by McNichols Plc.The post Custard Powder: Product fortification line, income bracket, attractive packaging rule market appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
MANUFACTURERS of cocoa beverages appeared to be hard pressed to refocus their route to market strategies in the face of growing uncertainty of consumers' loyalty. Rising prices of the products, inflationary pressure on consumers' purchasing power as well as increasing demand for value in brand promises may have moved manufacturers in this direction.The post Cocoa beverage: Consumers' poor purchasing power move manufacturers to refocus appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
MULTICHOICE Nigeria has announced a special offer on its GOtv platform at the ongoing 37thLagos International Trade Fair holding in Lagos.The post MultiChoice announces special GOtv Offer at Lagos trade fair appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
A place that makes you plan aheadThe post Consumer Watch: A place that makes you plan ahead appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
MIDCOM Group, manufacturers ofFero mobile has launched the Royale X2 Smart phone device into the Nigerian Market. The product is a high end smart phone thatruns on android nougat 7.0 operating system.The post Midcom launches Fero X2 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
COOLINK.ng, a member of Steam Broadcasting and Communications Limited, a NigerianInternet Service Provider,ISP and system integrator company in partnership withKonnect Africahas launched a new service that will deliver satellite broadband internet to Nigerians, dubbedAsta.The nameAsta, means 'Star' in Danish.The post Coollink.ng, partner Konnect Africa, to launch Asta satellite service into Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
MULTICHOICE Nigeria has announced a special offer on its GOtv platform at the ongoing 37thLagos International Trade Fair holding in Lagos.The post TVC Communications launches new radio station appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
THE World Federation of Advertisers, WFA, has endorsed the 2017 edition of the annual Advertisers' Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) awards, as other West African countries send entries.The post WFA endorses ADVAN awards appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said the federal governmentis saving the country N24.7 billion every month through the implementation of theSingle Treasury Account (TSA) policy, the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) and Bank Verification Number (BVN).The post FG saves N24.7bn monthly through TSA, IPPS, BVN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to open more business opportunities in the country through the National Collateral Registry (NCR).The post CBN to boost business opportunities through collateral registry appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
The market capitalisation of Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by N29 billion on Tuesday following rekindled investors' confidence.The post NSE market capitalisation rises by N29bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
As another federal elections year draw near with over three hundred political parties on the queue to slug it out with the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, there is every compelling need to focus attention on key areas where we got it wrong after 57 years of independence that has plunged the country into abysmal depths and to suggest useful corrections.The post The way forward for Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Perhaps the biggest news this week so far, has been the attempt by the Presidency to debunk the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari has been kinder to Northerners and Muslims in the recruitment of persons into his administration. The published list, itself a response to an earlier indictment by the BusinessDay newspaper, has been dismissed as incomplete, selective and misleading but all of that draws attention to a crisis at the heart of Nigerian politics, nay African politics. Matthew Ha 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
A NEW World Bank report clearly states that Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) are transforming the world of works; creating new job opportunities and making labour markets more innovative, inclusive, and global. The report says ICTs are influencing employment both as an industry that creates jobs and as a tool that empowers workers to access new forms of work, in new and more flexible waysThe post NITDA sets bailout strategy for ICT start-ups appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
POPULAR social media platform Facebook, stunned Nigerian businessmen last week when it initiated a council for Startups and Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs in Nigeria. This is what the small businesses have been yearning to have either from the government or many large business organisations scattered all over Nigeria.The post Why Facebook sited Africa's first SME Council in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
LEADING ICT and Networking solutions company, Cisco Systems rolled out the drums, weekend, to celebrate 20 years of its networking academy, NetAcad, a corporate social responsibility initiative it floated twenty years ago, to equip youths interested in IT career with the requisite skills to do exploit. Since 1997, when it floated the idea, Cisco says it has trained 7.8 million students, 9,600 educational institutions including schools, colleges and universities in more than 180 countries across 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
NIGERIA's leading licensed Value Added Service (VAS) provider, GTS-Infotel, has introduced a revolutionary mobile numbering system called 'Mobinawa'.The post Mobile directory App, Mobinawa berths in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
THE country's technology development will gain faster traction if something is urgently done to strengthen the weak Intellectual Property culture, prevalent in the ecosystem today.The post 'How weak IP culture kills technology development' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
SEAMFIX, a provider of identity management solutions, has tasked the Federal Government to upgrade data systems for effectiveness. This was made known at the launch of BioRegistra, an innovativedata capture and data management platform.The post SEAMFIX tasks FG on systems upgrade appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 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, recentlyThe post NIGERIA: The national reconstruction plan to survive in IoT world appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
At the just concluded 2017 edition of the Lagos Fashion and Design week held in Lagos, Tecno Mobile X-rayed the impact of smartphones on the African fashion business. While discussing the fashion business and its potential in contributing to the growth of the economy in a mobile-driven world at the forum that had the participation of professionals from all walks of the fashion industry, Attai Oguche, Deputy Marketing Manager, PR, Sponsorships and Offline Events, Tecno Mobile Nigeria told the gat 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Ronaldo has endured a nightmare start to the season, scoring just one La Liga goal for Real Madrid so far.The post Ronaldo is FINISHED ' Messi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Former Super Eagles defender, Michael Emenalo has given reasons for his shock departure from his role as technical director of football at Chelsea of England, insisting that he is moving on due to family reasons.The post Why I left Chelsea ' Emenalo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Midfielder Mikel Agu is the latest player to be declared an injury doubt for Nigeria ahead of the final round of 2018 World Cup qualifiers this weekend.The post Mikel joins Eagles injury list appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 08 Nov 2017
New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never considered playing for Nigeria at international level despite repeated overtures from the Nigerian Football Federation.The post Abraham: I don't regret snubbing Nigeria for England appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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