NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [12 APRIL, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 12 April, 2018.

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
THE Senate, yesterday, stood still for late Senator Mustapha Buka (APC Katsina North) as valedictory session was held in his honour.The post Senate stands still for late Senator Bukar appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
DEPUTY Majority Leader of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chief Solomon Akpulonu, has congratulated Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for emerging winner of Vanguard Newspaper Good Governance Award, 2017.The post Good Governance Award: Ikpeazu has done well'PDP chieftain appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018
GOVERNOR Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has ordered the withdrawal of the murder case against the state chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Jide Awe and others.The post Fayose withdraws murder case against Ekiti APC chair, two others appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
FORMER Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in the Rochas Okorocha administration, Engr. Alex Ogwazuo has been kidnapped by unknown gangsters in Owerri.The post Former Imo Commissioner kidnapped appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Akwa Ibom State Government has advised the 26 doctors graduating from the University of Uyo to stick to the core values of their profession and shun cultism.The post Shun cultism, A-Ibom govt warns UNIUYO graduating doctors appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
INDIGENOUS upstream player, Belemaoil, has appealed to the United States government to establish a business liaison office in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to strengthen investors' confidence in the state capital as West Africa's oil and gas hub.The post Establish business presence in Rivers, firm urges US govt appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday approved the dredging of the Warri- Escravos seaport for N13 billion.The post FEC approves dredging of Warri-Escravos seaport for N13bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
THE Senate, yesterday, gave the management of Nigeria Customs Service one week to conclude its investigation on the alleged importation of restricted security gadgets into the country without end user declaration in the Customs papers by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.The post Yahaya Bello alleged importation of security gadgets: Senate gives Customs one week to conclude probe appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say.The post 257 die in Algerian military plane crash appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
GOVERNOR Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has engaged the services of no fewer than 17,000 village heads in the state to assist it tackle insecurity and mobilise their subjects to fully participate in mobilising their children against child-killer diseases.The post Insecurity, immunisation: el-Rufai engages 17,000 monarchs at N10,000 per month appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
TIN Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service yesterday, said it generated N76.78 billion between January and March, 2018.The post Customs earns N76.7bn in Q1 at Tin Can port appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018
NO fewer than 1,200 policemen serving in Anambra State, who were recently promoted by the Police Service Commission, PSC, were yesterday decorated with their new ranks by the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Garba Umar. It was the highest number of policemen ever promoted in the state at a time.The post 1,200 policemen promoted in Anambra appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
TRAGEDY was yesterday, averted at Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia State, when a van belonging to the Nigerian Police, lost brakes and crashed into roadside traders at the popular Opobo Junction.The post Traders escape death as police van crashes into drainage channel appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
ENUGU State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Mr. Joseph Udedi, yesterday hailed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his keen interest in and commitment to youth empowerment and development.The post Enugu playing lead role in youth empowerment'Udedi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
The political leader of Urhobo ethnic nationality in Warri, Delta State, Chief Emmanuel Okumagba, has said that they were solidly behind Chief Thomas Ereyitomi's ambition to contest for the Warri federal constituency seat in the 2019 elections to represent the Ijaw, Itsekiri and Urhobo which make up the constituency at the Green Chamber.The post 2019: Okumagba drums support for PDP House of Reps hopeful appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018
BudgIT, has expressed dismay at the reported N1.4 trillion annual subsidy payment on petrol and asked the Federal Government to make a public revelation of the beneficiaries of the payments.The post N1.4trn fuel subsidy: BudgIT demands disclosure of beneficiaries appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
WIFE of the President, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has appealed to private medical institutions in Nigeria to reduce the high cost of their services in the country.The post Aisha Buhari urges private health institutions to reduce charges appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called on Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to take any action that could further destabilise the situation in Syria, following Israeli strikes against a regime military base on Monday.The post Putin begs Netanyahu not to take any destabilising action on Syria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Now that Muhammadu Buhari has ended months of suspense over whether he will seek re-election as Nigeria's president, all eyes are on the ruling party to see whether it will give him a clear shot at the nation's top job.The post Buharis re-election bid kicks off Nigerias presidential race appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), yesterday, said the average prices paid by consumers for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol), Kerosene, Liquefied petroleum gas (cooking gas) and Automotive Gas Oil (Diesel) dropped in March by 5.3 percent to N163.4 from N172.5 in February 2018 while price for Kerosene decreased by 6.79 percent to N269 in March from N288.57 in February 2018.The post Average prices for petrol, others drop in March ' NBS appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Following the conflicting signal from the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, and the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, on the status of trading on the shares of Oando Plc, Wednesday , the Exchange has said that it acted on the directive of the SEC to maintain status quo on the suspension.The post Oando suspension: We acted on SECs directive Stock exchange appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme, VAIDS, to June 30, 2018.The post Why Govt extended VAIDS deadline to June 30 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
AS part of its,efforts at improving the air transport infrastructure across Africa, the African Import Export Bank, Afreximbank and the Russian Export Center, REC, Wednesday, began a roadshow in Lagos under a new partnership that would raise the profile of Russian aircraft and helicopters in Africa and enable Nigerian airline operators access financial support and facility to acquire brand new aircraft.The post Afreximbank to assist Nigeria airline operators acquire new aircraft appeared first 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), says it is awaiting deployment of 20 coaches to enhance service delivery at the Kaduna Inland Dry Port.The post Nigerian Shippers Council awaits 20 coaches at Kaduna inland dry port appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Retired Col. Hameed Ali, has redeployed eight customs officers to further strengthen the operations of the service.The post Customs redeploys 8 senior officers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Ghana's economy grew by 8.5 per cent in 2017 ' the fastest rate in five years ' mainly due to increased oil and gas production, the country's statistics office said on Wednesday.The post Ghana's economy grew by 8.5% in 2017 ' Provisional Estimate appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
At page 13 of the Vanguard Newspaper of Monday 9thApril, 2018, Chief Dan Orbih was quoted as saying that there are no water projects being executed by the Edo State Government in collaboration with the European Union.In his characteristic haste to wail and accuse the performing government of Governor Godwin Obaseki of all sorts of imagined crimes and lapses, he said the ongoing and highly profitable engagement of the Edo State Government with the EU was fraudulent.The post Edo state water projec 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
The problem stems from misinformation on the part of the government. At a time, they stated that Boko Haram had been degraded. Later, they told us that it had been technically defeated. So, the public is wondering why a government that said it had defeated the sect, needs $1bn to fight the same sect it claimed to have defeated.The post $1bn for security equipment to fight Boko Haram appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
By an unwritten agreement, majority of Nigerians have consented to power rotation of elective offices, both in political and community affairs. This agreement is to engender equity, fairness, balance and geo-political spread. Political parties have began to adopt it as a strategy for winning power when it comes to elections at all levels.The post Delta 2019: for equity sake, Ogboru should rest till 2023 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Every day, we spare time to pray for our beloved ones, mostly family members. Once in a while, we find time to express appreciation to a boss, who perhaps offered us a job and we say thank you to a medical doctor for a successful surgical operation even though we foot the bills.The post Nigerian Army: Forgotten in the Bowels of Patriotism appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
The first tweak was the Over-The-Counter limits, having prescribed cash handling charges on daily withdrawals above five hundred thousand Naira (N500,000.00) as against the initial One hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150,00) for individuals and three million Naira for corporate bodies (N3, 000,000.00) as against the initial two million Naira (N2, 000,000.00) for corporate bodies.The post Mobile Money in Nigeria, good, can be better appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Washington - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said his company would step up efforts to block hate messages in Myanmar as he faced questioning by the U.S. Congress about electoral interference and hate speech on the platform.The post Zuckerberg vows to work harder to block hate speech appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
The issue of unsolicited messages from telecom operators to subscribers has become a recurrent decimal in the Nigerian telecom sector.The post How continued unsolicited messages destroy telecom sector growth appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Former Super Eagles striker Julius Aghahowa has stated that going to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the national team lacks a creative support striker.The post 2018 FIFA WC: Be creative like Okocha, Kanu, Aghahowa tells Iwobi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
All is set for the inaugural Bolanle Ambode female amateur football competition organised in honour of the wife of the governor of Lagos state.The post Bolanle Ambode Women Championship debut appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
As the countdown to the most anticipated sporting event in the world commences, leading pay-TV provider, StarTimes Nigeria says it has concluded plans to ensure that Nigerians enjoy all 64 matches of the World Cup live, and in HD at a subsidized rate.The post Nigerian to watch World Cup on StarTimes at subsidized rate appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Real Madrid vs Juventus : Gianluigi Buffon told English referee Michael Oliver he "has no heart" and should have been watching Juventus' Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid in the stands "with his wife and a Sprite". The post Real Madrid vs Juventus : Referee has garbage bag instead of heart, rages Buffon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Real Madrid vs Juventu : Cristiano Ronaldo insists Juventus should have no complaints about the dramatic late penalty he scored to send Real Madrid into the Champions League semi-finals.The post Real Madrid vs Juventus : Ronaldo dismisses Juve protests appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
BREAKING: Real Madrid, Bayern into Champions League semisThe post BREAKING: Real Madrid, Bayern into Champions League semis appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
TheMinistry of Youth and Sports has made good its promise to reward athletes who excel at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.The post FG doles out bonuses to CWG winners appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Lionel Messi and Ernesto Valverde came under fire from Spanish press after Barcelona's Champions League exit.The post Messi, Valverde under attack in Spain appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal cannot afford a dip in concentration in Thursday's Europa League quarter-final second leg against CSKA Moscow despite holding a 4-1 advantage in the tie.The post Wenger mindful of Barca collapse ahead of CSKA return appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
AS part of efforts to promote academic excellence, the Lagos State Government is considering a merit award scheme to personalities who have contributed immensely towards the development of the state in various spheres of life. This was revealed during a Public Hearing on a Bill for a Law to establish the Lagos State Awards Scheme, LSAS, to specify among other things, the privileges of the recipients and for connected matters.The post Lagos promotes academic excellence, considers awards for heroe 

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Assuming he is taken to court and he denies or says it was just a mere statement, how would the prosecution secure conviction based on that' The post Election rigging: Should Mantu be prosecuted or not' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Ahead of the July 2018 elections of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to elect new national officers, South- East Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, on Saturday in Enugu adopted Chief Arthur Obi Okafor, SAN, as their candidate for NBA President.The post NBA 2018 elections: South-East SANs adopt Obi Okafor SAN for President appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
The prince of Kweme Land of Badagry, Semasa James has been arraigned before an Ikeja Special Offences Court for defrauding the estate of his father, the late Oba Afolabi James of N500 million.The post Obas son arraigned for N500m fraud appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
It was like a return to familiar grounds for Senator Chris Anyanwu, the award-winning broadcast journalist turned politician and now media entrepreneur.The post Why we are pioneering visual radio in Nigeria ' Chris Anyanwu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Genuine 'regret' is not a pretentiously apologetic PDP asking for 'political power' after it had just 'abused' it The post Of apology, forgiveness and penitence appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 12 Apr 2018
The Federal High Court in Lagos has restrained Lagos and Ogun State governments from disrupting the business of lottery companies for allegedly operating without their licence.The post Court restrains Ogun State from stopping lottery business appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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