NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [20 MARCH , 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 20 March, 2018.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
UNITED Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, has demanded thorough investigation of N30 billion fraud allegedly perpetrated by the last board of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF.The post Labour demands full investigation of alleged N30bn fraud at NSITF appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
A socio-political pressure group in in Delta State, Developmental Advocates of Warri North, DAWN, has challenged immediate past governor of the state, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, to declare for Delta South senatorial seat ahead of the 2019 polls.The post 2019: Declare for Delta South seat, DAWN urges Uduaghan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
THE crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State over the succession plan of Governor Ayodele Fayose took another twist, yesterday, as some party chieftains believed to be loyal to former Minister of State for Works,Prince Dayo Adeyeye, were suspended.The post Confusion as Fayose suspends councillor, ward Exco over alleged loyalty to Adeyeye appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
YOUTHS from the nine states of the Niger Delta region have identified perennial leadership failure as reason why the region has remained poor and under-developed despite trillions of Naira appropriated and expended by the Federal and state governments and intervention agencies.The post Perennial leadership failure ruined Niger Delta'PANDLEAF appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Following the contributions of the Delta State Governor to the advancement of education in the state, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, National Association Academic Technologists, NAAT and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU, Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka chapters, have thrown their weight behind the second term bid of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.The post Okowa deserves second term'DELSU-JAC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Kano State government has approved N4 billion for the construction of underpass and flyover that will connect Zaria Road/Silver Jubilee and Zoo Road in the metropolis.The post Kano approves N4bn for flyover, roads appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State will on Thursday perform the official unveiling of Africa for Peace Centre and the groundbreaking ceremony of African Heritage International Academy, at Osubi, Okpe Local Government Area of the state.The post Okowa, Liberian envoy, monarchs to unveil CEPEJ Osubi centre appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
AKWA Ibom State Police command has set up a taskforce on the use of illegal firearms, warning those in possession of such dangerous firearms/weapons to surrender them to the nearest police station.The post Police set up taskforce on arms mop-up in A-Ibom appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The Governing Council of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State has announced Prof. Abayomi Adelaja Arigbabu as the substantive Vice Chancellor of Nigeria's premier and preferred University of Education: Tai Solarin University of Education, TASUED, Ijagun, Ogun State.The post Governing Council confirms Prof Arigbabu as substantive TASUED vice chancellor appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
THE Management of Enugu State Housing Development Corporation, ESHDC, yesterday, unveiled its in-house quarterly magazine, Housing Tide, flowing from the corporation's commitment to propagate the housing policy of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to provide affordable housing for the people.The post ESHDC unveils In-house magazine appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Following what he referred to as the effects of the current security challenges in the country, Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered immediate withdrawal of all police officers attached to political office holders, VIPs and prominent individuals in the country.The post Buhari deserves commendation ' Omokri appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Indigenes of Ohorhe 1 community, Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta State, have sent an SOS to President Muhammadu Buhari over threat by the Nigerian Army to evict them from their community over claim that the area had been earmarked for an Army barracks.The post Army to evict Delta community for barracks appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
INDIGENES of Biseni Clan in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State are still counting their loss following a violent rainstorm that rendered several families homeless.The post We are suffering, victims of rainstorm in Bayelsa community cry out appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
THE Chairman, Flour Mills of Nigeria, Mr. John Coumantaros, has said the N50 billion Golden Sugar Estate inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in Sunti, Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger State will produce about 100,000 metric tons of sugar annually.The post Niger sugar estate to produce 10,000mt/pa, employ 10,000 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
A financial technology solution company, Belfrics Global Technology has launched its operation in Nigeria, Belfrics Nigeria PVT Limited.The post Belfrics Global commences Nigeria operations appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), ChiefJohn Odigie Oyegun, on Monday declared that the forthcoming July 14, 2018 Ekiti governorship election is a must win for the party.The post Buhari, as you know, willnot rig but Ekiti governorship election, a 'must-win' for APC Oyegun appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The Labour party has said it was not part of the meeting convened recently by Nigeria's ex-President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo with some political parties. The party said the reported meeting which had about 35 political parties in attendance had no representative of the Labour party contrary to what was published in the media.The post We never met with Obasanjo Labour party appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
peaker, Federal House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara has charged the federal government to take away the task of creating electoral constituencies from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and vest same on the National Boundary Adjustment Commission.The post Remove power to create electoral constituencies from INEC, Dogara counsels FG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
ABUJA: A new book, 'Nigerian Fourth Republic: Movers and Shakers' has revealed the role played by a former national leader of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Chief Tony Anenih in the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as vice president at the nation's return to democracy in 1999.The post Without Anenih, Atiku wouldnt have been VP, new book reveals appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Milost Global Incorporated is planning to inject about $1 billion to recapitalize Unity Bank Plc, through a combination of equity and debt instruments.The post Milost move to inject $1bn investment in Unity Bank appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Nigeria's export of agricultural commodities exceeded 150 per cent in the last one year.The post Export of Agric commodities exceeds 150% in one year ' NAQS appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Provision of electricity meters will no longer be the exclusive preserve of distribution companies, DISCOs, as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has introduced another class of operators known as Meter Asset Providers, MAPs.The post NERC breaks DISCOs monopoly, introduces MAPs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Investors in the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Monday dumped the shares of Cadbury Nigeria Plc after the issuer reported 200 percent growth in profit after tax, PAT, for the year ended December 31, 2017 and recommended16 kobo dividends for the year.The post Investors dump Cadbury shares despite 200 profit growth, dividend appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The Naira yesterday started the week with a 12 kobo appreciation to N360.45 per dollar, in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window, even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) injected $210 million into the foreign exchange market.The post CBN injects $210m as naira appreciates to N360.45/$ appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
THE Federal Government through the Rural Electrification Agency, has entered into a partnership with the Rocky Mountain Institute, RMI, to bring down the cost of mini-grid-delivered electricity across the country by over 60 per cent.The post FG, RMI to cut cost of electricity delivery by 60% appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Shell Western Supply and Trading Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell and Guaranty Trust Bank have granted a $270 million loan to Amni International Petroleum Development Company Limited.The post Shell, GTbank agree $270m oil-backed loan to Amni appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
THE management of Eko Electricity Distribution Companies, EKEDC, has urged security agencies to pay their outstanding debt.The post EKEDC appeals to police, armed forces on settlement of debt appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
AMNESTY International has accused international oil companies, Shell and Eni of negligence when addressing spills in Nigeria, describing their actions as "serious negligence."The post Shell says Amnesty Intls claims on 89 oil spills false, without merit appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Africa's leaders will gather in Rwanda Wednesday to launch what they say will be the world's largest free trade area but Nigeria has already pulled out, highlighting the challenge in getting the continent to sign up.The post AU launches ambitious bid for worlds largest free trade area appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday injected 210 million dollars into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market, in its bid to sustain liquidity in the foreign exchange market.The post CBN sustains foreign exchange market liquidity with $210m appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osibajo will speak at the upcoming Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF 2018) in LagosThe post Osinbajo, Fashola to speak at Nigeria Energy Forum appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
THE nation has been cautioned to tame militancy as it culminated in a significant drop in output and revenue a few years ago.The post FG asked to address militancy issues appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
President of Africa Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has declared that Africa is tired of being in darkness and that it is time to take decisive action and turn around the narrative to light up and power the continent.The post Power: Africa tired of being in darkness Adesina appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has reiterated its commitment to protecting its staff and prosecuting anyone or group that attacks or inflicts harm on them while going about their legitimate duties.The post Four jailed for assaulting EEDC staff, vandalism appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has criticised the new Land Use Charge (LUC) Act as a conspiracy against investments, the growth of the manufacturing sector and the people of Lagos State.The post MAN blasts Land Use Charge as conspiracy against manufacturing sector appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Fidelity Bank Plc has rewarded some of its customers across the country with N13 million and consolation prizes in the 5th monthly draw of the 'Get Alert in Millions' reloaded promo.The post Fidelity Bank rewards customers with N13m in March appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Four days ago, on the front page of ThisDay, I advised the Buhari administration against attaching 150,000 policemen to VIPs while schools in the Northeast do not have security (which led to the #DapchiGirls Kidnapping).The post President Buhari deserves commendation for listening Reno appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi has disclosed that the team will take friendlies matches against Poland and Serbia like they are World Cup games.The post 2018 FIFA WC: Eagles'll play friendlies like World Cup 'Onazi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The Wroclaw camp of the Super Eagles came to live Monday night with the arrival of some players ahead of the Friday friendly against Poland.The post Poland vs Nigeria: Iwobi, Ekong, Balogun others hit Wroclaw camp appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Brazil have signed an agreement with Tottenham Hotspur to use the London Premier League club's facilities ahead of this year's World Cup in Russia, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Monday.The post Brazil to train at Tottenham appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Lionel Messi has suggested he won't get another chance if Argentina fail to win the World Cup in Russia this summer.The post Messi: 2018 my last chance to win World Cup appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Serie A club Fiorentina announced that their training ground will be renamed in tribute to former captain Davide Astori, who died aged 31 earlier this month.The post Fiorentina rename training ground after Davide Astori appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Kano Pillars Football Club on Monday drew 1-1 draw with Niger Tornadoes in a week 12 match of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League in Kano.The post NPFL: Kano Pillars draw 1-1 with 'Tornadoes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Viewers of the ongoing BBNaija 'Double Wahala' reality show, have taken to various social media platform to oppose the return of disqualified housemates.The post Nigerians react to planned return of evicted BBNaija housemates appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
THERE is anxiety and tension in Iguomo community, Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo State following the mysterious death of community members which they traced to the curse placed on some persons by the forebears of Oba Ewuare 11, the Oba of Benin.The post Edo community sends SOS to Oba of Benin after mysterious deaths appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
When the Military came to power they jettisoned the idea of development plans and replaced it with rolling plansThe post Our new national development plan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
It would take a combination of President Obasanjo and Alhaji Makarfi to change the course of the history of the people of Southern Kaduna. It was in 1999 that Senator Isaiah Balat was appointed a Minister to represent Kaduna State. Even then, the key northern Muslims protested saying that Senator Balat was a Christian not a northernerThe post Kaduna has become an open sore of injury and pain appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
LAST week witnessed about 3,000 less privileged persons from across Akwa Ibom State and particularly from Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area receiving free medical services from their citizens in the Diaspora under the aegis of 'Ibesikpo Asutan Organisation California Incorporated' in collaboration with the council.The post 3000 less-privileged in A-Ibom communities benefit from free medical services appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 20 Mar 2018
We rushed back to school fearful of what would happen to us even though technically, we had permission to go to townThe post Hormones at school appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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