NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [11 APRIL, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, 
Wednesday, 11
 April, 2018.

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
THE Edo State Police Command, yesterday, paraded a notorious kidnapper, Muritala Umaru, who confessed to have made over N100 million from kidnapping. 
Umaru, who also is a herdsman, was apprehended with an AK-47 rifle, breech number KO340119 and 10 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition. The suspect disclosed that he began kidnapping four years ago in Okenne, Kogi States, and had participated in several other kidnappings across Edo State. Muritala admitted to own some cattle and that his gang has 10 AK47 rifles with which they carry out kidnapping.   Confession He confessed that one “big man we call Chief in one community is the one that always gave us identities of victims before we strike.” The suspected kidnapper said they realized N10 million from one of their victims, even as he pledged to cooperate with the Police. On what happened to some of their victims, he said it was his boss that is responsible for the killing of their victims, when they refuse to cooperate. His words: “I am married. I stay in Auchi, but I was born in Lokoja, Kogi State. I am into kidnapping. I have been into kidnapping for four years. I started in Lokoja.
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I have kidnapped over 50 persons. “We kidnap them when they are travelling. There is one man that used to give us target. I collected N3 million in our last work. It is my oga that kill people. He has killed many people. We operate in Auchi, Ekpoma, Okenne and other places.   Police Commissioner Edo State Police Commissioner, Babatunde Kokumo, described him as a kidnapper, who disguised as one of the herdsmen. “The man has been in and out of prison. He has kidnapped in Edo and other states. The prison official he kidnapped identified him.” Meanwhile, a welder who was on Monday rescued from kidnappers den at Afuze in Owan East local government, Mr. Idirisu Mohammed, has identified an herdsman, Abubakar Ilyasu as one of his abductors. Mr. Idirisu said Abubakar was sent by his abductors to buy food for them from town while they remained in the bush. “This one that was nabbed was sent to buy food. Before he came, the rescued team has arrived and the food was with him.”

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Nigeria: open defection still rampantThe post Nigeria: open defection still rampant appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written three letters to the Senate, seeking the screening and subsequent confirmation of 23 nominees for National Population Commission, NPC, one national commissioner for Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and two new non-legal practitioners for Federal Judicial Service Commission.The post Buhari writes Senate, seeks confirmation of 23 NPC nominees, others appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018
THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday re-arraigned Miracle, son of former Plateau State governor, Joshua Dariye before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court over alleged money laundering.The post Money Laundering: FG re-arraigns Dariye's son on 6-count charge appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
THE management of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, has set up a committee to investigate an allegation of sexual harassment against a male lecturer of the institution, Prof. Richard Akindele.The post OAU sets up cttee to probe 'sex for mark audio appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
NIGER DELTA agitators yesterday notified President Muhammadu Buhari that they will abort the current ceasefire and dialogue and activate plans to stop the flow of oil from the region if the Federal Government ignored their call to restructure the country before the 2019 general election.The post Restructuring: N-Delta agitators threaten to abort ceasefire, stop oil flow appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
The proceeds of N100 billion Sukuk are being applied to infrastructure development across the country, Director -General of Debt Management Office, DMO, Ms. Patience Oniha, has said.The post Sukuk proceeds being well utilised, says DMO DG appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
A long time ago, I fell in love with a man who moaned that all his wife gave him were female children.The post My son sees his dad behind my back appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018
The Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) has debunked reports that its chairman, Theophilus Danjuma has resigned.The post Presidential cttee denies Danjuma's resignation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Aprominent opinion leader from Ofuoma oil producing community, (Afiesere oilfield) in OML30, Delta State, Mr. Chris Eriyamremu, has described the alleged threat by cluster chairmen to shut down the operations of Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited, HEOS,as unnecessary.The post OML30: Threat to shut down operations of Heritage unnecessary 'Eriyamremu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
NIGERIA'S pioneer used-car buying service has signed a deal with Rensource, a renewable energy firm on power supply through renewable energy sourcesThe post CARS45 signs deal with Rensource on renewable energy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
EDO State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that it welcomed former Governor Adams Oshiomhole's call on President Muhammadu Buhari to be ruthless with looters of the country's treasury, but said that it wants the ruthlessness to be across all political parties and begin with himself.The post Oshiomhole's call to deal with looters: Begin with yourself 'PDP appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
SPECIAL Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said yesterday that his principal's 2011 statement that he would be president for one term was not applicable anymore.The post Buhari check reactions to your declaration PDP appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018
THE Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Miss Laure Beaufils, has said the international community is watching Ekiti State, urging politicians in the state to play the game according to the rules to ensure the peaceful and successful conduct of theJuly 14governorship election in the state.The post GOVERNORSHIP: Why were interested in Ekiti polls ' British Envoy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Most of the food eaten in Lagos is transported from Osun. Look at our arable land for farming which will encourage farm settlements with the provision of basic amenities to make our teeming Youth to be gainfully employed.The post Osun cannot continue to fall, fail ' Loye appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
In a bid to harness the inherent leadership potentials in Nigerian women needed to drive the nation into prosperity, the European Union recently organised a seminar themed ' How do women win elections in 2019'.The post 2019 Polls: Charge for Nigerian women appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Shareholders of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, GTB, yesterday, moved against the proposed plan to elongate the existence of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, from the initial 10 years plan as stated by the Act establishing it, saying it has outlived its usefulness.The post GTBank shareholders move against AMCON's continuity plan appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018
France will target the Syrian government's chemical weapons capabilities if it decides to strike the regime after a suspected chemical attack in an opposition stronghold, President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday.The post France considering strikes on Assads chemical facilities Macron appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
The MTN Foundation has put a smile on the faces of about 1,500 kids in 36 institutions across the country. Each establishment was gifted foodstuff and baby care products.The post MTN Foundation fetes kids across Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
A top official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that Nigerians have not seen anything yet concerning the recently released looters list by the Federal government.The post Looters' list: Nigerians have not seen anything yet EFCC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Airtel Nigeria has been crowned Pitcher Advertiser of the year 2018 at the Pitcher award organised by CHINI Productions, the official Cannes Lions Festival representative in Nigeria, in Lagos.The post Airtel wins Pitcher Advertiser of the Year award appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
THE Tin-Can Island Customs Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, recorded a 24 percent increase in its revenue generation in the first quarter 2018 (Q1'18) as it raked-in N76.78 billion against N61.9 billion in the corresponding period of 2017The post Tin-can Customs records 24% increase in Q1'18 revenue collection appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, has unveiled plans to give 22 winners in Nigeria an all-expense paid experience to watch the 2018 World Cup in Russia.The post Coca-Cola plans to take 22 promo winners to Russia appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018
HE United States, US, governmentTuesday expressed worry over Rivers state status as "one of the most terrible reputation" for electoral violence in Nigeria, charging that Governor Nyesom Wike must reverse the trend as priority condition for attracting US investments in the state.The post U S Govt to Wike: End Rivers violent elections, gain US investments appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Swift Networks said it is going to deploy 10,000 free Wi-Fi across Lagos.The post Swift to deploy 10,000 hotspots in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has debunked the rumours making the rounds that he was leaving the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, describing the rumours as baseless and unfounded.The post Im not leaving APC Gov. Ortom appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
The NewBrandsXPO, an experiential expo for new and emerging brands, is set to hold in Nigeria.The post NewBrandsXPO to hold in Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Procter and Gamble, manufacturers of Oral-B toothpaste, in commemoration of the World Oral Health Day, WOHD, has taken its Mobile Dental Clinic, MDC, to residents of Iyana Ipaja in Alimosho LGA, Lagos.The post P&G's Oral-B gives free denture care to celebrate oral health appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Activity revved up by marginal 0.17 percent on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Tuesday following renewed interest in industrial goods stocks by investors.The post NSE: Activity revs up on renewed interest in industrial goods stocks appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
The Vanguard Newspaper will be hosting a national Economic Discourse on 13th April 2018. This humble contribution is made towards broadening the scope of discussion at the gathering of experts and moving away from the usual pattern of exchanges amongst our intellectuals and encouraging dialogue away from the usual parameters,diagnoses and solutions, which, year after year, seminar after seminar, had failed to make the desired impact. Our continuing frustration with every government is largely be 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Cadbury Nigeria Plc and other companies under the Mondelez Group have initiated a $50million healthy lifestyle programme aimed at bringing nutrition education, active play and fresh foods to at-risk children and their families in Nigeria.The post Cadbury plans $50m healthy lifestyle programme for children, families appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
POPULARLY called 'The Peoples General' by his political followers and even a great many of his opponents for his principled stance against bad governance, Chief Great OvedjeOgboru is a business and political leadership icon to many. He was born on the 10th day of April, 1958 in Port Harcourt to the famous Ogboru Dynasty of Abrakaof Urhobo and the Okolocha family of Umukuata in Anioma, both in Delta State. A Christian, Ogboruis married to Stella EbiOgboru, a virtuous Ijaw amazon. They h 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
I believe everyone knows the medical facilities in Benue state are overstretched at the moment. The recurring bloodbath in the state has exalted a strain on medical services. And that some of them are sub-standard makes the situation more daisy and messier.The post The transformation of FMC, Makurdi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
I received a strange call one night from a foreign telephone number requesting a confirmation over distributions of relief materials at a residence of a top politician. The caller said he had pictures to buttress the incident.The post Sowore of SaharaReporter for President' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018
When friends, family and political associates gather in Ijebu-Ogbo, Ogun state today, to celebrate the 90th birthday of Chief Ayo Adebanjo, they will be honouring a radical and progressive politician, a lawyer, elder statesman, a patriot, and a nationalist of Yoruba extraction, who is without doubt, one of the most remarkable politicians of his generation and a voice of reason in the Nigerian politics of the 20th century and early 21st century. In a country where life expectancy is 53, 'one 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
With 4G LTE, 3G and GSM networks all enabled, Android 7 Nougat operating system and dual micro-Sim, Infinix Note 4 PRO sold at Yudala stores is 159.6 x 78.8 x 8.3 mm in size, weighs 200g, has a display size of 5.7 inches and sensors; fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, light, gyroscope, orientation and magnetometer.The post Trending stylus devices this week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Worried about the lacklustre and inactive performance of some key stakeholders in the Digital Switch Over, DSO, project, the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has read a riot act to all the Set Top Box manufacturers to deliver or risk punitive sanctions.The post DSO: NBC gives Set Top Box manufacturers last warning appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
In its bid to alleviate the difficulty attached to getting clean water and power to efficiently carry out laundry by the people of Ogba and environs in Ikeja, LG Electronics recently inaugurated a free laundry service.The post LG opens free laundry hub in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Jumia Food, an online food delivery platform, has announced the launch of a new application that will revolutionise online food delivery in Nigeria.The post Jumia Food bets on new app to better user experience appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation Dr. Daniel Igali has told Nigerians to 'expect results' from the country's wrestlers at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, adding that each of the fighters is a potential medallist considering their rankings.The post Igali promises wrestling results appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Roma have their sights on Kiev and the Champions League final after completing a miracle comeback against Barcelona on Tuesday to overhaul a three-goal first-leg deficit and take their place in the competition's last four.The post Roma vs Barcelona : Roma have brought pride back to Italian football appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola blasted Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz and lamented a number of decisions that cost his side dear after a 2-1 home defeat by Liverpool on Wednesday sealed a 5-1 aggregate Champions League quarter-final win for the five-time European champions.The post Man City Vs Liverpool : How Salah send Liverpool into Champions League semi-finals appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Roma vs Barcelona : Car horns blaring, flags waving, fans singing in the streets and wild cheers pouring from every household, the Italian capital came alive Tuesday night as Roma knocked Barcelona out of the Champions League after a miracle comeback.The post Rome goes crazy over miracle comeback in Roma vs Barcelona appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Scotland are guaranteed to have a shot at a medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games after reaching the semi-finals with a 66-61 victory over Nigeria, in Cairns yesterday.The post Scotland cage D'Tigers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Nigerian trio Roland Ezuruike, Esther Onyema and Ndidi Nwosu yesterday all won gold medals in the para-powerlifting events at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.The post Ezuruike, Onyema, Nwosu strike gold appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Gianluigi Buffon has admitted he could be playing his final Champions League game when Juventus take on Real Madrid in the quarter-final second leg on Wednesday.The post Buffon upbeat despite potential Champions League farewell appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Roma vs Barcelona :Kostas Manolas sent Roma through to the semi-finals of the Champions League after an incredible 3-0 victory over Barcelona at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday saw them overhaul a 4-1 first-leg deficit and advance on away goals.The post Roma vs Barcelona : How Dzeko, De Rossi, Manolas did it appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Man City vs Liverpool UEFA Champions League quarter-final, second leg results on Tuesday ended infavour of LiverpoolThe post Man City vs Liverpool, other UEFA Champions League results appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Wed, 11 Apr 2018
Roma vs Barc : It's a scientific fact: when living football legends Neymar or Lionel Messi scores a goal, the Earth moves and the ground shakes.The post Roma vs Barc : Messi really does make the Earth tremble appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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