NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 NOVEMBER, 2017]



Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 23 November, 2017.

Thu, 23 Nov 2017


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Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State has summoned traditional rulers in the state to a meeting over last Monday’s attacks on four villages in Numan Local Government Area of the state. 

Governor Bindow, who also cancelled the weekly State Executive Council meeting yesterday, said he will order a probe of the incident. The governor’s declaration came as casualty figure is reported to have risen to 60 from the initial 45. While commiserating with the families of the victims, he called for restraint, assuring of his government’s commitment to bringing the killers to justice. There were conflicting figures of the casualties on Tuesday, as the Police said 30 persons, mostly women and children, were killed, while residents said no fewer than 45 bodies were buried. However, the North-East Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Associa-tion, Mafindi Danburam, said yesterday that about 60 victims had died, warning that the figure might rise. Bindow also visited victims of Mubi’s mosque bomb blast, Yola Specialist Hospital and Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Yola, to commiserate with victims. assured that his government will provide adequate medical support for survivors and those injured in Numan Bachamam militia attack, which claimed the lives of over 50 children and women. He also visited . Earlier, the Chief Medical Director of FMC, Yola, Professor Awwal Mohammad, said 16 victims of Mubi attack were received by the Centre, adding that those with serious injuries were operated upon and their condition stable.


Thu, 23 Nov 2017

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State and his Deputy, Dr. Nkem Okeke who were re-elected on Saturday for a second term yesterday received their certificates of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).


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Also the wife of the late member representing Idemili North state constituency, Hon. Francis Mmegbuaneze, who won the by-election for the constituency, Mrs. Nkoli Mmegbuaneze, also received her certificate of return. Receiving the certificate from INEC National Commissioner, Mrs. May Agbamuche in a brief ceremony attended by party faithful, monarchs, political leaders and business magnets including, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah of Capital Oil and Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu of Prince and Princess Properties  at INEC headquarters in Awka, Obiano pledged to work harder in his second tenure than he had done in his current tenure. Describing the election as free, fair and credible, the governor thanked all that made it possible especially President Muhammadu Buhari, whom he said kept to his words to ensure it was transparent and credible. He said: “I want to assure you that with my Deputy and I and our team, we are going to ensure that Anambra continues to shine. God has been with us and God is still with us
Thu, 23 Nov 2017
DELTA State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday, said unlike the biblical prophet, he is valued at home, expressing optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would win all chairmanship and councillorship seats in the January 6, 2018, local government elections in the state.The post I'm a prophet with value at home 'Okowa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) yesterday called for stiff action to be taken against what it lamented as the increasing spate of vote buying which it claimed characterised the Anambra State governorship election.The post Anambra: TMG calls for stiff action against vote buying appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Pharmacist and industrialist, Chief Gabriel Chibueze, has lauded Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State for his victory at last week's governorship election.The post Industrialist hails Obiano, mourns Ekwueme appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
SOME leaders and elders from the Niger Delta region have asked the Federal Government to utilise the three months ceasefire extension declared by the Niger Delta Avengers to prove it is committed to the development of the region.The post Use Avengers three-month ceasefire to develop N-Delta, FG urged appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Chief, Water and Sanitation Section, United Nations Children's Fund, UNCIEF, Nigeria, Zaid Jurji, has said Nigeria can no longer withstand open defecation's practice because of its effects on people's health.The post UNICEF tasks Nigeria on open defecation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
About 4,000 Benue youths have been empowered by the International Fund for Agricultural Development, Value Chain Development Programme, IFAD-VCDP, to improve the cultivation of cassava and rice, which has helped the state attain 5.5 metric tonnes per hectare as against 1.5 metric tonnes before the intervention.The post IFAD empowers 4,000 Benue youths appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
AGAINST the backdrop of a gale of second term endorsements for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 Presidential race, especially by governors, National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, ruled out an automatic ticket for the President.The post The worst is over ' Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
EDO State chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, has appealed to the state House of Assembly to reject a bill aimed at transferring the payment of primary school teachers' salaries to local councils, even as the House deliberates on the bill on local government autonomy.The post Edo NUT kicks against Bill transferring payment of teachers salaries to LGs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 23 Nov 2017
LAGOS'DAYS AFTER the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP lost the governorship election in Anambra State, the state chapter of the party has been thrown into crises with the chairman of the state chapter, Prof. ABC Nwosu tendering his resignation.The post Nwosu resigns as Anambra PDP nears explosion appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Anine-man executive committee to run the affairs of Delta State chapter of All Famers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, has been inaugurated.The post Delta farmers inaugurate exco appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
WARRI'LEADER of Pan Niger Delta People's Congress, HM Charles Ayemi-Botu, said, yesterday, that the group had not merged with Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and remained irrevocably committed to the Niger Delta struggle.The post PNDPC didn't join PANDEF 'Ayemi-Botu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
BENIN'GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said the state has built formidable structures for the rehabilitation and reintegration of victims of human trafficking and illegal migration who are indigenes of the state.The post Weve built structures to rehabilitate human trafficking victims 'Obaseki appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Zimbabwe: This is not a coup- military The post Zimbabwe: This is not a coup- military appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Abuja Mr Emeka Ojukwu, son of late Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, has said that he joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that the South-East occupied its rightful place in the national governance. He stated this on Wednesday in Abuja after he was formally welcomed into APC by its National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. HeRead MoreThe post Why I joined APC now- Ojukwu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, has proposed for an extension in the tenure of Board of Trustees of the Investors Protection Fund, IPF, to two terms of four years each.The post Investors Protection Fund: NSE seeks 8 year tenure for Board members appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
The Bank of Industry, BOI, has challenged women entrepreneurs in the country to take advantage of its funding windows to improve their businesses and create more employment.The post BOI tasks women entrepreneurs to employ more people appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
By Adaeze Okechukwu The Naira, Wednesday, depreciated for the first time this week to N360.65 per dollar in the Investor and Exporter (I&E) Foreign Exchange Window. Data from the Financial Market Dealers Quote, FMDQ, showed that the indicative exchange rate for the I & E Window, known as Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange, NAFEX, fell byRead MoreThe post Naira depreciates to $360.65/$ in NAFEX appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Esorae Luxury is set to empower over 300 Small and Medium Enterprises, especially operators in the non-oil sector, with skills to enhance their operations and contribute significantly to the nation's Gross Domestic Product in the next three years.The post Luxury firm to empower 300 Nigerian SMEs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the face-off between officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and those of the State Security Service (SSS) and National Intelligence Agency (NIA) over the foiled attempt to arrest the former heads of SSS and NIA, Ita Ekpeyong and Ayo Oke respectively.The post Ekpeyong, Oke arrest: SERAP blows hot, condemns face-off between EFCC and DSS, NIA appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Following his victory in the Nov. 18 governorship election in Anambra State, Gov. Willie Obiano on Wednesday received a Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), promising to work harder.The post Breaking: INEC issues Obiano Certificate of Return appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
This was the first time since 1999, the PDP in Enugu State went to the polls as an opposition political party at the national level and still won 100 percentThe post Enugu LG polls and Ugwuanyi's winning ways appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
MATCH Hospitality has confirmed today that Nigeria's leading sports events and hospitality company, Integral, has been appointed as the Exclusive Sales Agent in Nigeria for the sale of the Official Hospitality Programme of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia".The post 2018 FIFA World Cup: Integral appointed exclusive Sales Agent in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Chelsea powered into the Champions League last 16 as Eden Hazard and Willian inspired a 4-0 thrashing of 10-man Qarabag on Wednesday.The post Chelsea beat 10-man Qarabag 4-0, qualify for last 16 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
In a new expansion drive to actualize its pan-African goals, foremost creative agency, Temple Management Company,TMC, has appointed international Artiste and Repertoire (A&R) executive, Hadja Kobele Keita, as Managing Director for its Francophone region.The post Temple Management appoints Hadja Kobele Keita appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 23 Nov 2017
The last is yet to be heard concerning the readiness of Nigerian dancehall singer, Damini Ogulu a.k.a Burnaboy to honour the invitation extended to him by the Lagos State Police Command in respect of his alleged involvement in a robbery incident and assault on Grafton records artiste, Mr 2kay. The robbery incident occurred on the 22nd October, at Eko Hotel ans Suites, Victoria Island.The post Still on Burna Boy! appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Nollywood star, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has advised the latest Nigerian celebrity couple, Banky W and Adesua, to stay off social media 'for sometime.'The post Stay off social media, Omotola advises Banky W, Adesua appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
INTERNATIONAL Labour Organisation, ILO, has appointed Nigerian Ms Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon as Assistant Director General, and ILO's Regional Director for Africa, in Abidjan, Cte d'Ivoire.The appointment took effect from 10 November 2017.The post ILO appoints Nigerian, Samuel-Olonjuwon Assistant DG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Using the 2019 Financial Year as a baseline, the NASS must quickly produce an Act for a Budget Cycle for Nigeria The post Towards early budgets, 2019 as baseline appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
There were people who were genuinely committed to letting bygones be bygones and reintegrate the Igbo in the Nigerian mainstream soonestThe post Ekwueme's life in Nigerian Army's shadow (1) appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
The future of every nation lies with her children, and no nation can achieve greatness, either economically or politically, without the children. Hence the need to ensure that children, especially at their early stage in life, are well nourished, healthy and educated,' stated Dr. Oluranti Adebule, Deputy Governor, Lagos State.The post Healthy eating boosts knowledge in children ' Deputy Gov appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Eleven-year-old Yusuf Hassan and 10-year-old Faith Toun-Agbai from Edo State emerged winners in the keenly contested Lafarge National Literacy Competition finals.The post Edo State wins Lafarge literacy contest appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Children living with disabilities in Lagos state and its environs may now heave a sigh of relief as the state government has said it will create more disability schools to accommodate children living with disabilities in the state.The post LASG to create more disability schools appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Former Minister of Education, Prof. Chinwe Obaji, and former Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Dr. MacJohn Nwaobiala, have blamed the collapse in the education sector on policymakers who failed to ensure that policies are implemented.The post Policymakers and implementa-tion killing education sector ' Obaji, Nwaobiala appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has suprised some of his critics by commissioning a N94,000,000 christian school at St. Augustine's Government Elementary School, Ipetumodu, Ife North Local Government Area.The post Aregbesola commissions N94m Christian school appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Last Thursday, Corona School, Ikoyi, Lagos emerged the overall best at the 9th Corona Inter-School Quiz Competition, held at its Victoria Island School premises after a keen contest involving five primary arms, comprising four representatives of Corona Schools.The post Winners emerge at 9th Corona inter-sch quiz competition appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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