NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines [8th June, 2017].

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Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 8th June, 2017.

Thu, 08 Jun 2017
A former member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Abiodun Akinlade, has commended Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State for his public endorsement of the Ogun West zone as his successor.The post GOV POLL: Ex-Rep lauds Amosun over support for Ogun West appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, suspended the Head of Administration of Egor Local Government Area of the state, Mrs Rachael Iriefo, and other staff over what he described as their lack of seriousness in the management of the affairs of the council and lateness to work.The post Obaseki suspends LG Head of Admin, others appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
DISTURBED by the continued degradation of the Niger Delta environment by activities of oil and gas explorations, the Ijaw Professionals Association, IPA, has accused federal agencies saddled with responsibility of regulating the activities of multinationals of ‘indifference and ineptitude.’The post Ijaw professionals lament neglect of N-Delta environment appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 08 Jun 2017
The leadership of the three major ethnic groups in Benue State’Mdzough U Tiv, Ochetoha K’Idoma and Onmiyi Igede’ have charged the people to defend themselves and resist any attempt by members of Mayetti Allah Kautal Hore to invade the state over the state’s Open Grazing Prohibition Establishment Law, 2017, popularly called Anti-Open Grazing Law.The post Resistance to Anti-Open Grazing Law: We’ll defend ourselves if FG fails us, Benue leaders vow appeared first on Vanguar 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, will tomorrow in Maiduguri, Borno State, flag off the distribution of 30,000 metric tonnes (1,032 trucks) of cereal directly to persons affected by crises in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi and Gombe.The post Osinbajo to flag off direct distribution of relief materials in North-East appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
A Member of the Osun state House of Assembly, Mr Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, has commended the Federal Government on its sincerity on the implementation of whistleblowing policy through instant reward.The post Reward to whistle blowers, a moral booster ‘ Oyintiloye appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
The Executive Director of Nigerian Conservation Foundation NCF, Mr. Adeniyi Karunwi has raised alarm over the pace of forest degradation in the country, saying it remains a major factor for herdsmen migration.The post NCF boss counsels on herdsmen menace appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited has officially lifted force majeure on exports of Nigeria’s Forcados crude oil, thus increasing the nation’s oil output by additional 200,000 barrels per day.The post Nigeria’s oil output hits over 2.0m bpd as Shell lifts force majeure on forcados appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
THE Senate yesterday mandated its Committee on Foreign Affairs to investigate what it described as exorbitant airfare of over N1.5 million fixed for the 2017 intending pilgrims and the feeding regime by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON.The post Senate investigates N1.5m Hajj fares, ‘forced’ feeding policy appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
THE Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, has tasked micro, small and medium scale enter-prises, MSMEs, to make the country’s leather industry productive.The post SMEDAN tasks MSMEs on leather industry appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Wife of Imo State Governor, Nkechi Rochas Okorocha, has enjoined youths in the country to shun social vices and embrace godliness in their lives, saying it is the only way a youth can have a better and secure future.The post Okorocha’s wife, Bishop Amatu charge youths to shun vices appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Following Governor El-Rufai’s directive, the police in Kaduna said a manhunt has been launched for the signatories to the statement. The manhunt, according to the police, is backed by the order given by Kaduna State government to have them arrested.The post Igbo quit notice: Police begin manhunt for signatories appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
OUTRAGE, yesterday, greeted the ultimatum given by some Arewa youth groups to the Igbo to quit northern parts of the country within three months or be forced to do so.The post Igbo quit notice: FG, Northern govs slam Arewa youths appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 08 Jun 2017
THE protracted land dispute between Amai and Umuebu communities in Ukwuani Local Government Area, Delta State, has degenerated, following the reported killing of one person in the renewed hostilities by the warring parties.The post One killed as Delta communities’ land dispute deepens appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
ONE person died and 18 others injured when an articulated vehicle crushed a commercial bus and two private cars on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, yesterday.The post One dies, 18 injured in Ibadan auto crash appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
An exhibition for leading construction and mining organisations to showcase their products and services to over 2000 foreign and local investors, tagged ConMin West Africa, will hold at the International Conference Centre, Abuja from June 13 to 15 2017.The post ConMin expo for construction industry in West Africa holds appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Three years after his death, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa, fondly referred to as ‘The Socrates of Supreme Court,’ resurrected at the 2nd edition of a professional training and mentoring programme for young lawyers, held in his honour, in Abuja.The post Justice Oputa comes alive at Gadzama’s mentoring programme appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
THE Senate, yesterday, moved to check alleged financial recklessness on the part of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on intervention fund spending every year.The post Senate moves against CBN over alleged financial recklessness appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Managing Director, Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited, PHRC, Mr Shehu Malami, has enjoined host communities of the company to always explore peaceful negotiation in resolving differences with the firm.The post PHRC tasks host communities on dialogue appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed has said that the issue of groups issuing threat of quit notice did not start today and that the Federal Government and security organisations are very much on top of this matter The post Quit notice did not start today, did not start yesterday Lai Mohammed appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
THE Governors of South east, Wednesday held emergency meeting over the quit notice extended to Ndigbo residing in the northern Nigeria.The post Igbo quit notice: S-East Govs hold emergency meeting appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Former Vice President and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Atiku Abubakar has described the ultimatum issued by a Northern youth coalition to the Igbos to quit the region and the counter response by a South-east group “is not only provocative, reckless and thoughtless, but also a grave threat to national security and peaceful coexistence”.The post Igbo Quit Notice: Nigeria too precious to pander to divisive rhetoric Atiku appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Hawking is a familiar word in Nigeria that immediately connotes the streets. It is the vocation of a majority of the masses of the country. Nearly everything is hawked on the streets of our cities, from sachet water to household items. The post DMO: Giving Nigerians a bond appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
AS a practical demonstration of the determination of the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to meet the over 60-year peculiar challenges of the Niger Delta and oil production, the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, GCON, visited Cross River State from June1-2, 2017. The post Reflections of Acting president’s visit to Cross River state appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
It was one of America’s greatest presidents and renowned world leader, Franklin D. Roosevelt, who said, ‘In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.’ The post Buhari’s absence and the return of sanity to the Polity appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Politicians are not playing the game of politics according to the ruleThe post Saraki and A’ Ibom North East senatorial seat appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
The Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of Mobile Software Solutions Limited, Chris Uwaje has canvassed for the adoption of Internet Protocol version 6, Ipv6, for African Governments for thechallenges ahead and sustainable development.The post IPv6, Io6 next battlefield for wealth creation, Uwaje tells African govts appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
South Africa national team captain Thulani Hlatshwayo has shared his thoughts on the upcoming African Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria.The post We know Uyo ‘ Bafana captain appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
LEONARDO Bonucci’s move to Chelsea could be on this summer, with Nemanja Matic going the other way.The post Chelsea offer 48m plus Matic for Bonucci appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo earns more than any other sportsperson, Forbes’ annual list of the world’s wealthiest athletes shows.The post Ronaldo world’s highest paid sportsperson appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
The sense of loss in Newcastle at the death of Ivory Coast midfielder Cheick Tiote has been reflected by over 1,000 Newcastle United fans signing a petition to have his shirt number of 24 retired the BBC reported Wednesday.The post Fans petition to retire Tiotes Newcastle number appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Lagos Actress Moji Olaiya, was interred on Wednesday at the Ebony Vault burial ground in Ikoyi, Lagos. Olaiya, 42, was dressed in white in a Muslim casket. Prayers were offered for the repose of her souls at the Ebony funeral palour at the cemetery. She died on May 17, following a cardiac arrest, threeRead MoreThe post Tears at actress Moji Olaiyas burial in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
As a country, we are in a bad place economically and legal practice is not insulated from this reality.The post Our business laws are investment friendly’ NBA Chairman appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
THE need for students to be abreast with world happenings and critically evaluate information in the era of social media formed the theme of the one day seminar on World Press Day organised by Vokeseel primary schools in Lagos.The post Media literacy should be taught at the grassroots ‘ Vokeseel Propietress appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Justice O.O. Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday cautioned lawyers from shielding litigant who disobey court order in whatever form.The post Judge warns lawyers against shielding litigants who violate court orders appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
TWO suspects, alleged to have murdered Mr. Omoruyi Okundolor, an Italian-based Nigerian in Benin, the Edo State capital, have been arrested by men of the state Police Command.The post Police arrest 2 over death of Italy based Nigerian appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
THE Private Waste Operators of domestic and commercial waste in Lagos, also known as private sector participants, PSP operators, has told a Lagos High Court sitting at Tafa Balewa Square that despite the court’s order for parties to maintain status quo, the defendants have continued to flout the court’s order.The post PSP Operators: Defendants are still flouting Court’s order appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
LAST week I began an examination of the reasons for the drop in the standard for admission into Nigerian Universities with a focus on the role played by the Joint Admissions Regulation Board and how overtime, Universities began to notice a general deficiency in candidates admitted through the examinations conducted by the body. As I will later discuss, several factors, some of which were directly traceable to JAMB itself, were responsible for this development. However it cannot be denied that ce 

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Thu, 08 Jun 2017

Corruption is the true root of marginalisation; the next time you hear the word ‘marginalisation’ ask yourself what the political motives truly areThe post Who is lying to the Igbos and to the rest of Nigeria’ appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Liverpool have officially ended their pursuit of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk and offered apologies to the club for making improper contacts with the player. The german manager of the anfield team, Jurgen Klopp, said on Wednesday: ”Liverpool would like to put on record our regret over recent media speculation regarding Southampton Football Club and []The post Liverpool apologise to Southampton over Virgil van Dijk saga appeared first on TheSpark. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, arraigned three persons before a federal capital territory (FCT) high court on a 13-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence. The suspects are Esther Onukaogu, Jennifer Ebenuwa and Joshua Onukaogu He said Onukaogu allegedly abused her office while being a staff member of Soft []The post EFFC Prosecutes Ghost Workers who Receive Salary forThree Years appeared first on TheSpark. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Over 50 pregnant women receiving prenatal and antenatal medical attention at the Amaku General Hospital Awka, Anambra State yesterday protested against increase in the cost of services at the state government-owned hospital. Speaking to reporters in Awka on behalf of the protesters shortly after the protest, Mrs. Ijeoma Onuora Anyikwa said the cost of antenatal []The post Pregnant Women Protest over Hike of Maternity Care in Anambra appeared first on TheSpark. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
The Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, on Tuesday received Nigeria’s Lola Omolola, founder of a private Facebook group called Female in Nigeria. FIN was founded in 2015 by Ms. Omolola, as a movement of women focused on building compassion and providing support for one another, with the goal of having up to 1000 members in the []The post Mark Zuckerberg Meets Lola Omolola Founder of all Female Facebook Group appeared first on TheSpark. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Teachers need to embrace the internet and they need to be computer literate because laptops and other educational technology will eliminate the use of paperThe post Internet key to future digital classrooms, says Vodacom appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
A PROFESSOR of Economics at the University of Ibadan, Ademola Ariyo, has said that poverty of good management remains the most deadly virus that could afflict any nation.The post Poverty of good mgt, a deadly virus ‘ Expert appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
VICE Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, has urged the graduating students of Corona Secondary School (CSS), Agbara class of 2017 to be passionate about their country, adding that such virtue will enhance developmental effort of the nation. The post Be passionate about your country, V-C urges CSS’ class of 2017 appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
THE coordinator Success Mandate Academy, Mr. Ken Anoruo, has dissociated himself from those calling for the scrapping of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, stressing ‘I do not support scrapping of JAMB’The post ‘I do not support scrapping of JAMB appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
IN furtherance of its commitment to engage directly with its customers under its ‘Voice of the Customer’ initiative, senior executives of MTN Nigeria held a feedback forum with students of the University of Abuja.The post MTN holds fieldback forum with Uni-Abuja students appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
I come from Okunagbon by boat to school everyday; but sometimes, I and my brother stay at home when our parents cannot give us N100 each for school feesThe post SOGUNRO: Community where pupils access education on boats appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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