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Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 15 August, 2017.
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
A Magistrate Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, and presided over by Mr. Ebitari Timi, has slammed the management of Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHEDC, over the mass disconnection of residents of Biogbolo community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state, despite an existing order of the court for parties to maintain status quo.The post Restore electricity to Bayelsa community, court orders PHEDC appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said yesterday, he would continue to remain grateful to God and ex-Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), for bringing him out of jail and conspired with others to make him President.The post How Abdulsalami conspired with others to make me President ‘ Obasanjo appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
The Presidency, yesterday, drew back from joining the fray after President Muhammadu Buhari was listed by the BBC among African presidents who have ‘an apparent lack of faith in the health systems at home.’The post BBC names Buhari among African presidents who lack faith in own health systems appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
ENUGU’Enugu State International Partners on Health have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his passionate, visionary and supportive roles towards qualitative, efficient and affordable healthcare delivery in the state.The post WHO, UNICEF, others hail Ugwuanyi on healthcare delivery appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
IRKED by the poor power supply in the country, the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, has concluded plans to hold a two-day workshop for host community youth leaders where power stations and pipeline installations are located across the country.The post NYPF tackles power saboteurs appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Confusion engulfed residents of Ogurugu Road in Nsukka over the death of a water corporation retiree, who was crushed to death by his car at a petrol station in Nsukka Local Government Area, Enugu State.The post New car crushes retiree owner to death in Nsukka appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
The Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, led by Chief Joe Omene, has condemned the manner the National Assembly was going about the restructuring of the country, saying ‘The issue of restructuring has assumed a revolutionary dimension and the NASS must be extra careful with such ‘time bomb’ to avoid serious political crisis to our already recessed economy.’The post RESTRUCTURING: UPU warns NASS, says issue a time-bomb appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
A group of lawyers under the aegis of Anambra State Lawyers in Defence of Democracy, ASLADD, has accused the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, of causing anarchy in the country.The post Stop IPOB from causing anarchy ‘ Anambra lawyers appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
THE Village Head of Ikot-Obot in Cross River State, Chief Eyo Bassey, was reportedly killed by a group of persons suspected to be hired assassins in Bakassi Local Government Area of the state, weekend.The post Village Head killed in Calabar appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
The Shippers Association, Lagos State, SALS, has backed the probe by the Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise & Tariff and Marine Transport over the missing 282 vessels at the nation’s ports.The post Shippers’ body backs Senate’s probe of missing 282 vessels appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
READINGthoroughly the draft copy of the 84-page Strategic Implementation Work Plan for Development, SIWP, in the Niger Delta (2017-2019), entailing a whoopingN2, 065, 140, 035, 959 expenditureon 457 projects,across the nine states of the oil region, it is evident that midnight candle was burnt over it, though ample room existsfor modification.The post Battling N’Delta curse with SWIP appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Aseven-year-old girl has narrated to men of Ogun State Police Command how her father, Nasiru Adeyemo, and step-mother, Idayat, cut off her finger, tied her up, put her in a sack and left her by the roadside to die.The post 7-yr-old girl tied up in sack, dumped on roadside by father, step-mother appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
THE Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has called on journalists to always discharge their duties with utmost respect for professional ethics to avoid unfair publicity injurious to newsmakers.The post Olu of Warri to NUJ: Uphold your professional ethics appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State has removed its Publicity Secretary, Mr Godwin Erhahon following a vote of no confidence passed in him by the State Executive Committee of the party.The post Edo APC removes State Publicity Secretary, Erhahon appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
ABUJA’AN international organisation, Actionaid, has expressed concern over continuity of Anchor Borrowers Scheme by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to boost farmers’ access to finance.The post Actionaid worries over Anchor Borrowers Scheme appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Academic programmes in all public universities in the country were, yesterday, truncated, following an indefinite strike called by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.The post Parents, students cry as ASUU grounds 40 federal, 44 state varsities appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017
YOLA’The Lamido Adamawa, Dr. Muhammdu Mustapha, has tasked traditional rulers to use their experiences to fast track development and propagate peaceful coexistence in the country.The post Traditional rulers tasked on peace appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
BIRNIN KEBBI’Kebbi State Government has said it had settled pensioners with N79 million of N5.9 billion Paris Club refunds it received from the Federal Government.The post Kebbi settles pensioners with N79m Paris refunds appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
THE naira, yesterday, appreciated to N362.5 per dollar in the Investors & Exporters (I&E) window due to improved dollar supply.The post Naira watch: Naira appreciates to N362.5/$ in NAFEX appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
ONDO State governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has advised the Presidency to pick a replacement for Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) if the Senate will still not clear him.The post Replace Magu Now, Akeredolu advises FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, Monday, dissociated himself from politics in Delta State, stating that he has not indicated interest in running for any elective political office in the state.The post I’m not contesting elections in Delta state Kachikwu appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
The Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, has traced the rising spate of medical tourism among Nigerians to the failure of political leaders to provide basic health infrastructures for the citizens of this country.The post Medical tourism: We have failed Nigerians in our responsibility ‘ Dino Melaye appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Youths in their hundred, Monday, staged a peaceful procession drumming support for President Muhammadu Buhari who has been in the United Kingdom for more than 90 days on medical vacation. The post Northern youths hold rally in support of Buhari in Kaduna appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
MINISTER of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu and his counterpart in the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, are expected to make policy statements on government’s plans for the economy, especially in the oil, gas and power sectors respectively at the Association of Energy Correspondents of Nigeria’s (NAEC) Annual Conference 2017.The post Petroleum, Power Ministers, stakeholders set for NAEC Conference 2017 appeared first on Vanguard 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
MANAGING Director of the Nigerian Petroleum Marketing Company, (NPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Umar Ajiya, has outlined reasons that have contributed to NIPCO’s pivotal role in petroleum products storage and distribution across the country.The post Massive storage, outlets constitute NIPCOs assets ‘ NPMC MD appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
LAGOS State Government has embarked on massive installation of street lights at dark spots as well as inner streets to enhance security and boost night economy in the state. The State Commissioner for Energy, Adewale Oluwo, disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting in his office at Alausa, Ikeja.The post LASG electrifies dark spots, streets to boost night economy appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
SHELL Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd operated Joint Venture (SPDC JV) has said its commitment to the welfare of host communities in the Niger Delta remains unshaken, even as it decried the illegal occupation of Belema Flow Station and Gas Plant, August 11, by some persons.The post SPDC JV restates commitment to host communities, debunks neglect of Kula, Belema appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
WEST African crude differentials were steady to firmer on Monday, supported by recent refining margin strength and demand from Indian tenders. The market is awaiting new loading programmes due in the next few days, so spot trade is limited.The post Nigeria’s Qua Iboe attracts high price as traders await programme appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
THE construction of Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited’s $3.3 billion Egina floating production, storage and offloading, FPSO, vessel has reached 98 per cent, thus raising hope for the completion of $16 billion Egina project.The post Total’s Egina FPSO reaches 98% appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
NIGERIAN National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said a consortium of Chinese banks have invested $250 million in the Nigerian petroleum industry.The post Chinese banks invest $250m in Nigerias oil sector appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
A FEDERAL High Court sitting in Lagos has been asked by AYM Shafa Limited, to wind up a firm, Omritas Energy Limited over alleged inability to pay a debt of N57.6 million.The post Wind up Omritas Energy Limited, AYM Shafa tells court appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
TOTAL Nigeria plc has reinstated its commitment to the safety and wellbeing of drivers while on the road.The post Safety remains our priority’Total Plc appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Inadequate gas supply has compelled cement manufacturers in Nigeria to produce 36 per cent below their installed capacity.The post Gas shortage: Cement manufacturers lose 36% of output capacity appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Forensic accountants under the Society for Forensic Accounting andFraud Prevention, SFAFP, have expressed support for the Financial Intelligence Bill, which was passed by the Senate into law and now awaits the President’s assent.The post Forensic accountants express support for Financial Intelligence Bill appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
There is no question about Obaseki’s commitment to the welfare of Edo people as he continues to make the difficult decisions to clear out entrenched behaviours that inhibit growth Crusoe Osagie writesThe post Obaseki and his knack for tough decisions appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
The Nigerian Basketball Premier League, The Kwese Premier League, Conference Six has been scheduled to start today at the two designated venues across the country.The post KPL Basketball: 12 clubs struggle for Final Eight in Conference Six appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
FC Hearts of Abuja are truly flying Nigeria’s flag high and proudly in faraway China after they massacred LNCM University of China 14-0 in their opening game of the 2017 Gothia Cup China yesterday with striker Hassan Lawrence banging in five goals.The post GOTHIA CUP: Nigerian club massacre Chinese Club 14-0 appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Swedish club AFC Eskilstuna have announced the signing of Nigeria’s journeyman, Taye Taiwo on a short-term contract.The post 32-year-old Taye Taiwo joins Swedish club appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) took to their different Twitter handles to send birthday wishes to former Nigeria international Austin Okocha who turned 44 yesterday.The post FIFA, NFF, CAF, UEFA celebrate Okocha appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Chelsea of England manager, Antonio Conte has admitted he missed the services of Victor Moses in Saturday’s 3-2 loss at home against Burnley, but promised to plug all holes in their next match against fellow-London-based side, Tottenham Hotspur.The post I missed Moses ‘ Conte appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Algerian international midfielder Sofiane Feghouli has agreed to join Turkish side Galatasaray from West Ham United on a five-year deal, the Istanbul club said Monday.The post Algerias Feghouli joins Galatasaray from West Ham appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Rafael Nadal was assured a return to world number one for the first time since July of 2014 on Monday when 19-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer withdrew from this week’s ATP Cincinnati Masters tournament.The post Federer withdraws from Cincinnati, Nadal to become No. 1 appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
RISING actors including, Paul Utomi, Tope Tedela Vanessa Nzediegwu are set to leave a big mark on the silver screen as they premiere their suspense-filled romantic drama thriller, ‘What Lies Within.’The post Paul Utomi, Tope Tedela and Vanessa Nzediegwu set to premiere their debut film appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Rio de Janeiro drug gangsters gave a famous statue of Michael Jackson a scary new prop in a photo circulating on Brazilian social media: an assault rifle.The post Smooth Criminal: Michael Jackson statue given rifle by Rio narcos appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Pop superstar Taylor Swift broke down in tears Monday during the closing arguments in her civil trial alleging that a former radio DJ groped her before a 2013 concert.The post Taylor Swift breaks down at groping trial appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
A driver with a construction company, who confessed to have masterminded the kidnap of his Philippino bosses last month in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, has disclosed that he got N400,000 out of the N4 million ransom paid.The post We got N4m for kidnapping my bosses, Indians ‘ Driver appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
LAGOS’Six policemen have been arrested in Lagos over offences ranging from defilement, attempted murder, robbery and extortion in different parts of the state. Arrested alongside the policemen were two civilian accomplices.The post 6 policemen arrested over defilement, attempted murder, robbery appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Nasarawa state Police command has arrested two persons in connections with a mob action that led to the death of a soldier, Lance Cpl. Ayuba Ali, on Monday in Akwanga, Nasarawa state.The post Mob kills soldier in Nasarawa state, 2 arrested appeared first on Vanguard News. 
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday in Abuja announced that the Peoples Democratic Party had returned from limbo and would reclaim power in 2019.The post What Goodluck Jonathan said at Saturdays PDP convention appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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