NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: Today’s The Vanguard Newspaper Headlines [21 June, 2017].

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Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 21 June, 2017.

Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Igbo living in the 19 Northern states vowed yesterday not to leave the North on the October 1 deadline given by some Northern groups. President-General of Igbo traditional rulers in the northern states and Abuja, Chief Chikezie Nwogwu, stated this during a courtesy call on Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, who insisted on having the northern youths that gave the ultimatum arrested and prosecuted.The post Quit notice: No going anywhere, Ndigbo vow appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Nigeria branch will on July 7, launch her Micro, Small and Medium enterprises, SMEs scheme.The post Institute of Arbitrators to launch SMEs July 7 appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Pressures from 13 Nigerian banks and their overseas partners have forced the exit of the foreign investors in Etisalat Nigeria, just as the creditor banks move to formally take over the telecom company’s management.The post 13 banks force foreign investors out of Etisalat appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, announced exposure draft framework for the creation of the second version of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, known as AMCON 2, to tackle the over N2 trillion non-performing loans in the banking sector.The post N2trn bad loans: CBN unveils framework for AMCON 2 appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
MINISTER of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday, said all was set for the Kaduna Inland Dry Port to commence full operation, even as Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State begged the Federal Government to employ youths from the state.The post Kaduna Port ready for full operation’ Amaechi appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
A Coalition of 15 political parties has formed an electoral alliance, known as Mega Coalition, to adopt and field candidates for governorship and presidential elections in Nigeria.The post 2019: 15 parties form mega coalition to dislodge APC, PDP, APGA appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC yesterday, withdrew the detention order against Aliyu Ahman Pategi, who stood surety for Ms Jumoke Akinjide, a former Minister of State, Ministry of Federal Capital Territory under President Goodluck Jonathan, after she voluntarily turned herself in at the commission’s office in IkoyThe post $115m Diezani cash: Ex-FCT minister turns self in, as EFCC frees surety appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
NNEWI ‘Traders will not pack into the N4 billion Onitsha Aluminium Market in July next year as proposed except Anambra State completes the Oze Nkwelle Ezunaka and Umeeze Abor Ogbunike Road, all in Oyi Local Government Area, which lead to the market. The Aluminium and Allied Dealers Technical Association, OAADTA, disclosed this in an interview with the South East Voice. The post Bad roads may prevent use of N4bn Aluminium Market in Ogbunike appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
LAGOS’The Executive Director, Academic Excellence Initiative, AEI, Faheed Olajide, has urged the Federal Government to invest more in education in to order to position the country for development and also to achieve meaningful socio-economic transformation.The post Invest more on education, AEI chief urges FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
President, Society for Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Mitigation, SETPOM, Dr. Funmilayo Doherty, has proffered a solution to the many ails of the average working Nigerian.The post Spend time outdoors to reduce attention deficit disorder ‘ Dr Doherty appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 21 Jun 2017

ACTING President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said, yesterday, that government would soon release the second tranche of N701 billion for Power Assurance Guarantee approved by the Federal Executive Council in March this year for the Bulk Electricity Trading, NBET, Plc.The post FG to release 2nd tranche N701bn Power Assurance Guarantee soon ‘Osinbajo appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Former minister of state for defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro yesterday rebuffed online reports that he had defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the All Progressives Congress, APC.The post Obanikoro denies joining APC appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has faulted the sacking of 95 workers in March, 2017, by Police Service Commission, PSC, and directed that the workers be recalled.The post Recall 95 sacked workers, HoS orders Police Service Commission appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Elder Statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Alhaji Femi Okunnu yesterday, expressed sadness over the current status of the Federal Secretariat in Lagos and other abandoned and surplus assets of the Federal Government in the State, urging that the assets be returned to the State Government for effective and proper usage.The post Ikoyi, Banana Island, Festac, Trade fair belong to Lagos ‘ Okunnu appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
ROYAL fathers and elders of Izzi clan, comprising Ebonyi, Abakaliki and Izzi Local Government Areas of Ebonyi State, yesterday, made a public declaration abandoning the ugly practice of Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting, FGM/C, which had over the years caused untold pains to girls and women in the area.The post Royal fathers, elders outlaw female genital mutilation in Ebonyi appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Police detectives attached to the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team, IRT, were stunned, yesterday, when the arrested kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, took them on a wild-goose-chase round Lagos in frantic search for one of the dens where he used to keep his victims. The post Search for another den: Evans takes detectives on wild goose chase appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
THE United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, says it is exploring the possibility of partnering with the National Universities Commission, NUC, to mount child rights as a full course in the curriculum of journalism schools in the country’s tertiary institutions.The post UNICEF to partner NUC on child rights in journalism schools curriculum appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
The Oil and Solid Mineral Producing Area Landlord’s Association of Nigeria, OMPALAN, has called on Federal Government to accord Anambra State full status of oil producing state.The post Declare Anambra oil producing state, OMPALAN tells FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017
CHAIRMAN, House of Representatives Committee on Agricultural Colleges and Institutions, Mr Linus Okorie, has said the national assembly will refine the 2014 National Conference in a manner that it will foster stronger Nigeria unity and restructure the country, if the report is tabled before the Assembly.The post We’ll refine Confab report to restructure, unite Nigeria ‘Rep Okorie appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
GUINNESS Nigeria Plchas appointed Viola Graham-Douglas its Corporate Relations Director, CRD, effective June 1, 2017.The post Guinness appoints Graham-Douglas CRD appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Nigeria’s leading music talent show, The Voice, sponsored by Airtel Nigeria has returned with the promise of an even more exciting journey of talent discovery.The post Airtel’s The Voice Nigeria returns appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
A recent report published by Vanguard has pointed out that only six states out of 36 were able to outpace the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, allocations to sustain governance with internally generated revenue, IGR, in 2016. Though this is even a base-level statistical representation of the problem, it shows heavy dependency of the states on federal allocations for survival.The post Fiscal federalism viability of states appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
The Northern Youth Leader Forum NYLF has said that the ‘north will not and will never allow the Presidency to move to the South in 2019’ no matter what.The post north will not, will never allow Presidency to move to South in 2019 appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El Ruai has vowed that no matter how long it takes, the Kaduna state government will arrest and prosecute leaders of the Coalition of Northern youths that gave Igbo three months notice to quit the north.The post We are not going anywhere, Igbo President General tells Arewa youths appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
The Appeal Court sitting in Ado Ekiti today, dismissed the application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for injunction restraining the Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose from operating his accounts in Zenith Bank Plc, describing theapplication as lacking in merit.The post Fayose floors EFCC again as court says anti-graft agency can’t freeze his bank accounts appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
IN its bid to ensure continued customer enjoyment, Emirates Economic Class has been fitted with the latest configurations and exceptional ranges of in-flight entertainment and communication choices.The post Emirates upgrades economy class tech for Airbus A380, Boeing 777 appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
MainOne, Tuesday announced that repairs on its submarine cable which suffered a major fault Sunday has commenced.The post MainOne’s submarine cable out for 14 days appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has named a three-man referee team for the 2017 ITTF World Tour tagged Nigeria Open holds at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.The post ITTF names referee team for Nigeria Open appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Tyson Fury posted a scathing response on social media after being branded as ‘boring’ by Anthony Joshua and wants a British battle before the end of the year.The post Fury wants a fight with Joshua appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
For the first time, Nigeria’s Rivers United have shot within qualification from Group A of the CAF Confederation Cup at least momentarily. The Nigerian side defeated Uganda’s Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA), 2-1 in a Match Day 4 encounter yesterday in Port Harcourt.The post Rivers Utd beat KCCA 2-1 appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric is under investigation for perjury.The post Modric risks jail for perjury appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
FC Ifeanyiubah’s Ivorian import, Pascal Seka got the highest votes of 338 to emerge the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day 23 VAT Wonder Goal award winner.The post NPFL: FC IfeanyiUbah’s Seka wins 4th VAT Wonder Goal appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Football’s world governing body FIFA assured Tuesday that “no investigation” had been opened into president Gianni Infantino after sources said his role in the Confederation of African Football’s presidential elections was being looked into.The post No investigation opened into Infantino FIFA appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
German outfit RB Leipzig and Austrian champions Salzburg, both owned by energy drinks giant Red Bull, will be allowed to play in next season’s Champions League, UEFA confirmed on Tuesday.The post Red Bull duo Leipzig, Salzburg admitted into Champions League appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
In a bid to reposition sports in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared that each of the 18 Local Government Areas of the state would have a sporting arena, adding that facilities at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium would be repositioned to meet international standards and host international events.The post Edo to set up sports arena in 18 LGAs appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Liverpool is on the verge of acquiring the services of Egyptian player Mohammed Salah according to reports.The post Liverpool close to signing Salah from Roma appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Many know actress Maryam Charles to be a quiet and unassuming woman who usually doesn’t speak much about her personal life but judging by a recent photo she shared recently, it appears she is ready to start making ‘The post Actress Maryam Charles shows off her new man appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
The first black man that lived in Ikoyi was Dr. Ajose and he was given honorary white status because he married a white woman. That was why they allowed him to live thereThe post LAGOS: People, Places in Smart-Cole’s Lens appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
Elder Statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Alhaji Femi Okunnu on Tuesday expressed sadness over the current status of the Federal Secretariat in Lagos and other abandoned and surplus assets of the Federal Government in the State, urging that the assets be returned to the State Government for effective and proper usage.The post Ikoyi, Banana Island, Festac, Trade Fair belong to Lagos govt Okunnu appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
There is an increasing culture of celebrating corruption in the country. Everyone, especially the country’s leaders, is out looking for how best they can be corruptly served by the systemThe post Paddy-paddy government and their wuruwuru to the answer appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
With regard to the budgetary process itself, there are several critical issues we must overcomeThe post Planning and budgeting in fantastically corrupt countries appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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