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NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [5TH FEBRUARY , 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 5th February, 2018.

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
FORMER Governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, has threatened to lead a protest against the state government for denying high court judges of their earned salaries for 16 months.The post Imo judges owed 16 months salary ' Ohakim appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
Abuja' The Federal Government said, weekend, it has created millions of jobs through programmes cutting across many sectors.The post We've created millions of jobs ' FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE Enugu State Rural Electrification Board recently saddled with the responsibility of managing street lights in the state has attributed the malfunctioning of the facilities in some locations in Enugu metropolis and Nsukka to vandalism by hoodlums and assured speedy repair of the lights.The post Enugu street lights: Board assures speedy repairs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has set a tentative timetable to guide the new Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC, in the conduct of local government elections amidst litigations on the state of councils in the state.The post LG polls: Wike sets draft timetable for new RSIEC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
SUSPECTED Fulani herdsmen have again attacked some communities in Ketu Local Council Development Area in Ogun State three days after a stakeholders' meeting was held with the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu.The post Again, herdsmen attack Ogun communities, sack 30 schools appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
I'm shocked Police released him'Husband He's not Fulani; we're investigating'Police By Dayo Johnson Akure'A 28-year-old mother of two, Florence Godday, escaped death by the whiskers in Igbo Abo community in Akure North area of Ondo State, as a herdsman attacked her with a machete and attempted to rape her in her farm. Narrating her ordealRead MoreThe post Herdsman attacks Ondo woman in her farm appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
Akure'A 500 Level Applied Geophysics student of Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, Ondo State, Tunji Agboola, reportedly slumped and died while playing football morning at his off campus residence close to the institution's south gate.The post FUTA's final year student dies while playing football appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE Lagos State Government has increased its equity share in the Lekki deep seaport project from 18 to 20 twenty percent.The post LASG raises equity in Lekki deep seaport project from 18 to 20 % appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
One of Nigeria's leading research franchises, RMB Nigeria Stockbrokers, RMBNS has predicted a positive outlook for Nigeria Cement Sector in 2018, even as it urged Investors to overweight Dangote Cement at N271/share.The post 'Nigeria cement to witness positive outlook in 2018 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB ,has decried what it called the gross insensitivity of those at the helm of national security affairs over the alleged arrest of Mr. Bur Dooior, the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in charge of Gboko Police Station, Benue State.The post IPOB flays arrest of Gboko DPO, Bur Dooior appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday, said the Federal Government had concluded plans to roll out nationwide screening for most common types of cancers.The post FG plans nationwide screening for cancers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
MAKURDI'NO fewer than six persons were feared dead, weekend, in a heavy gun battle between officers of Benue State Police Command and over 200 herdsmen at Yogbo community in Guma Local Government Area of the state.The post Benue: 2 policemen, 4 others killed in gun battle with herdsmen appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
This face-off is the latest juncture of an acrimonious electoral struggle between President Kenyatta and Odinga which started after the August 8, 2017 general election in which Kenyatta was declared winner for a second term. The post Saving Kenya from a civil war appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
We have been looking at the issue of identification cards that will not just be means of identification for retirees but they will be able to use it for some other things, such as access to medical care and transportation on Lagos buses. We are fine-tuning it.The post Losses to global natural catastrophes hit $135bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
Oluwaseun Olamide, winner of the Nigeria women prize money at the inaugural edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, held in 2016, has vowed not only to reclaim her title on Saturday, February 10, 2018 but also challenge East African and other elite runners for the ultimate prize.The post 2018 Access Bank/Lagos City Marathon: I am battle ready Olamide appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
Olumunwa Atolani Oshingbemi is an interior designer, who believes every space (residential or work space) deserves an ambience to give the space user an exotic feeling. She offers design consultations, proposed colour themes, space planning, spatial arrangements of furniture, furniture production and sourcing for decor elements to suit proposed design. She says that her []The post Meet Olumunwa The Interior Designer appeared first on The Spark. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
IN two sentences, the Minister has exposed how we have ended up in this murderous crisis tending to draw us apart as a nation. The first test of a good or excellent decision making body ' public or private ' is to demonstrate the ability to anticipate the likely consequences of the decisions being made. Audu Ogbeh and Buhari, according to the Minister's own admission, failed to anticipate what would be the reaction to the proposal to establish colonies for herdsmen. He even said t 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
HIS column has consistently maintained that the root cause of our economic paradox of increasing income, with unbridled rate of unemployment, and deepening poverty will be found in the conscious but incorrect adoption of a faulty and distortional process for the infusion of our crude export dollar revenue into the economy.The post Sensible path to a stronger Naira and economic prosperity Henry Boyo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE Obanla of Iwoland, High Chief Abiola Ogundokun, has condemned incessant attacks on Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi by the Oluwo of Iwo kingdom, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi.The post Attack on Ooni of Ife: Iwo chief tackles Oluwo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
EDO State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned the recent increase in school fees and total neglect of Ambrose Alli University, AAU, Ekpoma by Edo State Government, saying the situation amounted to the marginalization of the people of the constituency and a calculated attempt to relegate them to second class citizens in the state.The post PDP alleges neglect of Ambrose Alli University appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE traditional ruler of Ogbia Kingdom, in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, King Dumaro Owaba, has appealed to the state government to use part of the N1 billion earmarked for internal road projects in the area to open up Ayama Road.The post Bayelsa monarch tasks Dickson on Ayama road project appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
ABUJA'MEMBERS of the House of Representatives Committee on Public Safety and National Intelligence investigating sudden disappearance of $44 million from the vault of National Intelligence Agency, NIA, and true citizenship of its new Director-General, Rufai Abubakar, yesterday, confirmed that the money was still intact but was simply re-located for safe keeping.The post Alleged missing $44m: NIA cash still intact ' Reps appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
DELTA State Bureau for Pensions has vowed to sanction any Pension Fund Administrator, PFA, that deliberately delays payment to retirees after funds had been released to it by the bureau.The post Pension bureau to sanction erring PFAs in Delta appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, will tomorrow, resume hearing in the trial of Emirates Airlines and six others.The post Hearing in trial of Emirates Airlines resumes tomorrow appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
AMobile policeman was, weekend, killed in a shootout with men of the underworld, who invaded three petrol stations in the Igando area of Lagos State.The post Lagos policeman killed in shootout with robbers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
FAILURE by many federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, to comply with statutory requirements in procurement processes has denied the Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP, of vital data in compiling the number of contracts awarded annually by the Federal Government.The post BPP faults MDAs on compliance with public procurement requirements appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
Professor Tunde Adeniran is a former Minister of Education and one time Ambassador of Nigeria to the Federal Republic of Germany. A professor of Political Science, Adeniran attended the prestigious University of Ibadan and the University of Columbia, United States of America. A founding member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), the academic cum politician contested the national chairmanship position of the party in the December 9, 2017 elective convention where he emerged the runner-up 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
MOVES by some local government area chairmen of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State to endorse a chieftain of the party, Chief Great Ogboru, as its sole governorship candidate ahead of the 2019 general election, have pitched the chairmen against each other with 10 of them distancing themselves from the Valentine Egbe- led Delta State APC Chairmen/Secretaries Forum.The post 2019: Delta APC chairmen at loggerheads over Ogboru appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
ELEVEN Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP with the National Working Committee, NWC of the party are in a closed door meeting in Asaba.The post Breaking: 11 PDP Governors in closed door meeting in Asaba appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
Former President Ibrahim Babangida has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to step down in 2019 to allow a generational shift that should reinvent the wheel of leadership and spur healing in the land.The post IBB urges Buhari to step down in 2019 for digital leadership appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
On demand service networking company, Workclick has officially commenced operation in Nigeria with about 5000 artisans.Speaking at the official launch of the service and unveiling of its workers in Lagos, Workclick, Co-founder, Engr. Samuel Ajiboyede, said the entry of the company into Nigeria will drastically reduce the unemployment rate in the country.The post Workclick start operation with 5000 artisans appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
NIGERIA's electronic payment industry struggled to grow in 2017, constrained by the impact of economic recession and inflation on the purchasing power of Nigerians and decline in awareness campaign to discourage cash based transactions.The post E-payment struggles to grow as transactions hit N69trn in 2017 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
PRESIDENT/Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has said that two insurance companies have refused to pay about N400 million claims being owed subsidiaries of the Group since 2016.The post Insurers owe Dangote Group over N400m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (AMEN) has called on the federal government to intervene in an issue concerning the evacuation notice issued to them by the authorities of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) on January 29, 2018. The President of AMEN, Mr. Fredrick Nwokeleme made this call on Friday during a press briefing in Lagos.The post AMEN seeks FG's intervention to stop SMEDAN evacuation notice appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, has said that the Index Based Agricultural Insurance, IBAI, will expand insurance products for agricultural lending from the current coverage of 0.5 million to 3.8 million agricultural primary producers.The post 'IBAI to extend insurance coverage to over 3m farmers' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
LINKAGE Assurance Plc in collaboration with the Niger Delta University (NDU) has commenced moves to harness exceptional talents for the nation's insurance industry.The post Linkage Assurance, varsity harness talent for insurance industry appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE sharp increase in cost offunds in the interbank money market last week will persist this week, following the N275 billion liquidity mop up by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).The post Rise in cost of funds to persist as CBN mops up N275bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
DIAMOND Bank has set aside the sum of N433 million as the total prize money to be won in its Diamondxtra Season 10 reward scheme.The post Diamond Bank to give out N433m in DiamondXtra Season 10 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
NIGERIA's effort to attract more people into the financial system, under its financial inclusion goals, will help to boost its Gross Domestic Products (GDP) and provide wealth making opportunities for more Nigerians.The post Financial inclusion necessary to boost Nigeria's GDP 'Ecobank Group Executive appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
BANK customers used FirstBank's ATM to purchase N1.7 billion phone airtime in 2017, even as the bank accounted for 37 percent of bills payment transactions on ATMs across the country.The post Customers purchase N1.7bn airtime through FirstBank's ATM appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, has frowned at the low ranking of Nigerian insurance sector in Africa despite the country's huge population.The post NAICOM frowns at Nigeria's poor ranking in Africa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
Managing Director of APT Securities & Funds Limited, Mallam Kasimu Kurfi, in this interview, spoke on how banks' borrowing affected the performance of manufacturing companies quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, and investors' confidence in the stock market.The post More companies likely to raise funds from capital market this year ' Kurfi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
By Nkiruka Nnorom GUINNESS Nigeria Plc has returned to profitability in its half year ended December 31, 2017 with N3.54 billion profit before tax, PBT, representing 175.9 percent increase compared to N4.66 billion loss after tax in 2016. The company also posted profit after tax of N2.131 billion, representing 145.7 percent increase from loss afterRead MoreThe post Guinness rebounds to profitability, records N3.54bn PBT in H1 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
AS investors await the release of full year financial reports by quoted companies, analysts and other dealing members in the capital market have said that the expectation will dictate the direction of the market this month starting from this week.The post Q4'17 earning reports to drive market sentiment this week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THERE are different types of funds transfer services and it is important for bank customers to understand the differences and implications.The post Funds transfer: Between NIP and NEFT appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
So much work is yet to be done to educate the public on the need for tolerance and co-existence in a plural and non-secular society like NigeriaThe post Religious extremism and global genocide (2) appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
OUR continent is rising despite its numerous challenges. Africa is home to many great and deeply admired people; I am an African and proudly so. This is not to say we in Africa are averse to public opinion or criticisms, or that Africa does not have serious issues ' far from it. We are open to constructive criticisms, constructive engagement and constructive suggestions. We cherish and uphold the values of democracy and free speech, but naturally, we shudder and push back on collective deni 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
Today, tight schedules have made it almost impossible for families to come together to enjoy TV programmes. In other to resolve this challenge, TV pundits decided to innovate by infusing the internet into television. This innovation gave birth to online TV such as Netflix, Showmax, Iroko, OntapTV, VU, and Vidi among others.The post Showmax: Africa's Answer to Video on Demand appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
THE Nigeria Bobsled team to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea departed Saturday to the Asian country. The team is made up of Seun Adigun, Simidele Ade-agbo, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere.The post Buhari to host Nigeria Bobsled team after Korea Games appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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