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Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 2 August, 2017.

Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, said, yesterday, that his house in Gwarimpa, Abuja, was stripped bare by thieves who carted away all movable items in the house.The post They stripped my house bare Jonathan appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017, obviously started like all previous Fridays of this year, but what eventually played out in Owerri, made the difference.The post How Owerri bowed to IPOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
FOLLOWING the recent seizure by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, of three container-load of 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from Cameroon, the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services, NAQS, said, yesterday, the animals might be returned to the wild or zoos after investigation.The post 140 species of snakes, 660 other animals return to zoos appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Nigeria, Morteza Rahimi Zarchi, has disclosed the willingness of the Asian country to establish general bilateral business relationship with the Enugu State Government, especially in the area of rendering medical services.The post Iran seeks business ties with Enugu govt appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The United States Department of State is worried about Nigeria’s inability to effectively secure and hold onto territories recaptured from Boko Haram terrorists despite the successes recorded by the Multi-National Joint Task Force.The post US faults army’s claim of Boko Haram defeat in N-East appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Community Rights Activist, Chief Doubra Green Miyenebi, has called on the people of Niger Delta to allow the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, to clean up the ministry and the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in the interests of the region.The post Allow Usani to clean up NDDC, Niger Delta Affairs Ministry ‘Miyenebi appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The Federal Government has said it was working behind the scenes to ensure the release of 113 Chibok girls.The post We’re negotiating release of 113 Chibok girls ‘FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has charged the Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria, OAAN, to consider the aesthetics of the environment, while monitoring and supervising advertisement for products such as alcohol and tobacco, within a set radius of schools, parks and residential areas.The post Keep some adverts away from schools, Okowa tells OAAN appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
No fewer than 300 women drawn from various communities in Ibeshe, Ikorodu area of Lagos State, yesterday, embarked on a peaceful protest to the palaces of two royal fathers, the Onibeshe of Ibeshe land Oba Richard Ogunsanya and the Ayangburen of Ikorodu Oba Kabiru Shotobi over incessant killings by the suspected dreaded ritual cultists called Badoo.The post Badoo: Women protest at Ikorodu monarchs’ palaces appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
One of the world’s leading Medical Faculties and University Clinics, Hamburg-based Universittskrankenhaus Eppendorf, UKE, will become the key partner for the planned Thompson NS Grace Medical University and hospitals.The post German Medical varsity partners Thompson & Grace Medical City Project in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, has provided insight into possible reasons the constitution review proposal on devolving more powers to states failed in the National Assembly last week.The post Why NASS rejected devolution of powers to states Senate Leader appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The drama and intrigue that marked the beginning of the ‘Battle Rounds’ on Airtel The Voice Nigeria Season 2 has kept social media users busy since Sunday (30th July, 2017) night.The post Battle begins in Airtel The Voice Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
LAGOS’THE Mirabel Sexual Assault Referral Centre, SARC, has said that within four years of its existence, no fewer than 2,342 survivors of sexual assault in Lagos State have been assisted to regain a sense of control, lamenting that there is an increase in the number of sexually assaulted disabled persons.The post Mirabel Centre laments increase in sexually-assaulted disabled persons appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The Commissioner of Police in Taraba State, Mr. David Akinremi, has called for close ties between the Nigeria Police and journalists to ensure the success of the Command.The post CP calls for Police, journalists synergy in Taraba appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Abia State Commissioner of Police, CP, Mr. Leye Oyebade, has said the policeman, Corporal Iro Orji, who shot two officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, at Aro-Ngwa junction on the Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway, has been dismissed from the force.The post Police dismiss corporal over shooting of FRSC officials in Abia appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, said that the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, CLI, which is a major reform of his administration to revolutionize the solid waste management sector in line with international best practices will commence in the first week of September.The post Cleaner Lagos Initiative takes off next month ‘ AMBODE appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The Lagos State Government yesterday, issued a seven-day ultimatum to boat operators, dredgers and other stakeholders in inland waterways to comply with all laws, rules and guidelines guiding their operations.The post Lagos gives 7-day ultimatum on inland waterways activities appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
National leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Chairman Lagos APC chapter, Chief Henry Ajomale,and other party chieftains are expected to convene a crucial stakeholders’ meeting today, to resolve the internal crisis generated in the build up to the just concluded council polls in the state, among others.The post LAGOS APC: Tinubu, Ambode, other chieftains meet today appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
If you are inexperienced or your management is made up of novices, then your business is likely to fail. When starting a new business, it is advised you get the services of people experienced in that field.The post 8 Sure Causes of Business Failure appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State have condoled with Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State over the death of his mother, Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola.The post AREGBESOLA MOTHER’S DEATH: Ajimobi, APC, PDP, Omisore, others condole with gov appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has raised the alarm that gridlocks created by tankers, including other articulated vehicles on bridges in Lagos and other major cities are dangerous and capable of damaging them. The Lagos State Sector Commander, Mr Hyginus Omeje, harped on the need to preserve the bridges to last longer. For years, intractable traffic lockdowns have bedevilled the Apapa axis of Lagos. The impact of the congestion is weakening the bridges daily. The post Saving our bridges f 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said the death of the former Deputy Governor of Bauchi State, Alhaji Garba Gadi, has robbed Nigeria of one of its “finest men of principle and integrity who set an enviable standard worthy of emulation.The post Buhari mourns Gadis death appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state of Osun has described Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola as ‘the most consistently people-oriented leader’ the state has ever known since it was created some 26 years ago.The post Aregbesola remains best Osun APC appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
A former governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, says the agitation for a sovereign state of Biafra is adversely affecting the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the South-East. Kalu spoke on Tuesday in Abuja, at a joint press conference with members of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), after a closed meeting with the group.Read MoreThe post Biafra agitation affecting South-East’s economy- Orji Kalu appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Ngeria’s former finance minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has denied social media reports that she made utterances against President Muhammadu BuhariThe post Okonjo-Iweala denies making utterances against Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Afrinvest Asset Management Limited (AAML), Fund Managers of the Nigerian International Debt Fund (NIDF) is set to pay investors the interim coupon for the 2017 financial year in August 2017. This marks the 39th coupon since the creation of the Fund, in line with its consistent dividend history since 1997.The post Afrinvest Asset Management Limited Pays 39th Coupon to NIDF Investors appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
THE Federal Government is set to compel International Oil Companies (IOCs) to cut the cost of producing oil in Nigeria.The post FG to compel IOCs to cut high oil production cost appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will be addressing key issues confronting the e-payment industry at a Bi-Monthly Forum organised by the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN).The post CBN to address e-payment issues at FICAN forum appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
DELTA State Government, yesterday, said it released N1.650 billion to the State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, against the N500 million being speculated in some quarters.The post Delta govt gave N1.650bn to DESOPADEC, not N500m ‘ Ukah appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
THE Federal Government of Nigeria and Nigerian Association of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NICCIMA, yesterday, moved against the signing of the Economic Partnership Agreements, EPAs, between the European Union (EU) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) expressing reservations about some aspects of the agreements.The post FG, NACCIMA stall signing of EU/ECOWAS agreements appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
When will the vacancies be filled’ When will the numerous cases in the Federal High Court that have not been attended to due to shortage of Judges receive attention’The post Federal High court’s dearth of judges appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
YOU cannot re-invent the wheel is a popular saying. The technology behind the invention of the wheel is constant and the same, admitting or needing no variation. The job is already done and all anyone need do is adopt it and proceed there from and not belabour one’s self trying other means and methods to get the same job done. What this means is that certain things are fundamental and foundational that they need not ‘ in fact, cannot ‘ be tampered with.The post Fayose re-invents t 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Former Super Eagles coach and captain, Austin Eguavoen, has been named as the Ambassador of Edo State League.The post Edo FA names Eguavoen League Ambassador appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
As the Nigeria Professional football league heads for an interesting sprint with six matches to go, the chairman of title contenders Akwa United, Mr. Paul Bassey has come out to say they cannot continue the league without the four players in the Super Eagles camp in Kano.The post We can’t do without our CHAN Eagles ‘ Bassey appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Cote d’Ivoire President, Alassane Ouattara said his country will not co-host the expanded Africa Cup of Nations finals in 2021.The post AFCON 2021: Cote ‘d Ivoire vows to host it alone appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
In a bid to make GOtv Boxing Night bigger, Chairman, GOtv Boxing Night and MultiChoice Nigeria, Adewunmi Ogunsanya (SAN), is set to splash N20million on participating boxers. This was announced in a statement by the event organisers, Flykite Sports.The post GOtv Boxing Night: Ogunsanya dangles N20m prizes appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has unveiled seeding list for the doubles events of the ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open ‘Lagos 2017’.The post Nigeria Open: ITTF names India’s duo as top saeed for doubles event appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
A football tournament named after the former Delta State Governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori U-19 Football Competition, has been scheduled for December 2017.The post Ibori Football Competition Kicks Off December 2017 appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Newly elected President of the Nigeria Rugby Football Federation, NRFF, Kelechukwu Mbagwu has insisted on the continued invitation of Nigeria ‘s Rugby players in diaspora so as to instill seriousness in their home-based counterparts.The post I won’t stop inviting players in diaspora ‘ Mbagwu appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
UEFA Champions League third qualifying round second leg result on Tuesday:The post UEFA Champions League result appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez has reported for pre-season training on Tuesday.The post Sanchez back in training with Arsenal appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Douglas Costa insists Juventus’ prospects of lifting the Champions League this season are as good as any team in Europe.The post Champions League dream led Costa to Juventus appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Usian Bolt won’t get his golden farewell without the fight of his life, British rival CJ Ujah warned last night.The post World Championships: I can beat Bolt ‘ Ujah appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho could be jailed for two years in the United States if he is found guilty of misleading a court in Pennsylvania.The post Iheanacho risks 2-year jail in USA appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
Prior to my departure in 1976, my father spoke to me and said, if you go to America and say you are the son of a General in the Nigerian Army and under that pretext misbehave, I will never intervene, and if it means going to jail that is it for youThe post But for wise counsel my mother would have aborted my pregnancy ‘ Oluleye appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The ability to freely challenge government, especially when such huge corruption allegations are continuously made concerning no less than 35 former governors turned Senators, is perhaps the most democratic value of allThe post What will Nigerians do about the Senate’ appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
The President may give to the Inspector General such directions with respect to the maintaining and securing of public safety and public order as he may consider necessary and the Inspector General shall comply with those directions or cause them to b e complied toThe post Powers, achievements, and failings of the Nigeria Police: Need for urgent attention(5) appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
THE Igbonla kidnap saga came to a rather abrupt end on Friday July 28 after the abducted school boys were released at a creek in Ondo State. The six boys spent 64 days in captivity. The travail of the school boys, all of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla in Epe, began on 25th May, 2017 after ten of them were abducted right in the premises of their school by criminals who would now like to be seen as belonging among militants of the Niger-Delta.The post The Igbonla kidnap saga: killing the futur 
Wed, 02 Aug 2017
ONLY those who lack perception will not know by now that the undertakers of Nigeria have finished their task. Nigeria is in trouble. The day self-serving lawmakers shot down devolution of powers in our Senate with the Representatives following suit, they snuffed out what holds a country together and unleashed what causes its death.The post Nigeria in death throes’ appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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