NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [13 APRIL, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 14 April, 2018.

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
THE Nigeria Police have arrested additional 12 suspects in connection with last week’s banks raid by armed robbers in Offa, Kwara State. The suspects were arrested by the high-powered Police Investigation Team, Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC), three units of Police Mobile Force (PMF) and Anti-Robbery equipment which were deployed to Kwara State by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to carry out discreet investigation into the banks robbery. The Force Headquarters’ spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, who briefed the media on the update of investigation into the development, said sensitive materials handsets, ipads and telephone SIM cards belonging to victims of the robbery were also recovered from the suspects.


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He  said the suspects were arrested in Lagos, Ibadan, Illorin and Offa respectively, with dangerous weapons such as Beretta pistols and lives ammunition. He said the suspects confessed during discreet interrogation of their active engagement in the crime. He listed the suspects as  Adegoke Shogo, 29, arrested in Offa; Kayode Opadokun 35, arrested in Offa; Kazeem Abdulrasheed, 36, arrested in Offa; Azeez Abdullahi 27, arrested in Offa and Alexander Reuben, 39, arrested  in Lagos. Also were Jimoh Isa, 28, arrrested  in Lagos; Azeez Salawudeen, 20, arrested in Offa and victim’s phone and sim cards recovered from him; Adewale Popoola,  22 years old arrested in Offa and victim’s phone and sim cards recovered from him;  Adetoyese Murtaugh,  23, arrested in Ibadan, Oyo State; Aminu Ibrahim 18, arrested in Ilorin; Richard Buba Terry, 23, also arrested in Ilorin and Peter Jaba, 25, arrested in Ilorin. “The Police team engaged in massive raids of identified criminal spots/flashpoints, stop and search operations, visibility and confidence building patrols, intelligence gathering which led to the arrest of the suspects. Some of the arrests also involved serious exchange of gun fire between the Police and the suspects in their various hideouts.



Sat, 14 Apr 2018
In furtherance of its commitment to the economic development of Nigeria, six Chinese firms under the auspices of China Chamber of Commerce in Nigeria (CCCN), recently, donated office equipment such as Desktop and Laptop Computers, Printers, Projectors and Projector Screens to the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN).The post China Chamber of Commerce donates to NOTN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Following his suspension by the Senate on Thursday, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege representing Delta Central Senatorial District in the red chamber has appealed to his constituents to remain calm, saying that there was no insurmountable challenge before him as he has adequate capacity to address the widely reported 'suspension' matter.The post Suspension: Omo-Agege appeals for calm appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Edo State led by its chairman, Rev. Oriname Kure, President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Dr Felix Omobude and Bishop Margaret Benson Idahosa, yesterday placed a curse on Pastors offering prayers to human traffickers, asserting that such Pastors will not live to enjoy the fruit of their labour.The post Edo CAN places curses on Pastors aiding, abetting human traffickers appeared first on Vanguard News. 


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Sat, 14 Apr 2018
The Government in Bayelsa State has described the latest Vanguard award conferred on 'Governor Henry Seriake Dickson as a clear testimony to his many achievements in the last six years.The post Vanguard Award: A testimony to Gov. Dicksons achievements Iworiso-Markson appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Public and private sector leaders in Nigeria can have access to high quality professional training in business management, entrepreneurship and attain global citizenship and contribute optimally to the building of a viable nation.The post Leaders need training to attain global citizenship ' Ogudoro appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
ABUJA - The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has reiterated its commitment towards sustaining its policies that target the building of staff capacity in order to enhance the efficiency of the schemeThe post We're committed to building staff capacity ' NYSC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Nigerian youths should see themselves as potential leaders rather than tools in the hands of failed politicians as 2019 general elections approaches.The post Youths should see themselves as potentialleaders SenatorBaba-Ahmed appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Sat, 14 Apr 2018
DELTA State Governorship aspirant under the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr Ikechukwu Odikpo has said he joined the race to make life better for all Deltans. Odikpo who stated this when he paid a consultation visit to the leadership of the party in Aniocha North Local Government Area of the state, said he had the requisite experience to govern the state.The post 2019: I'm running to better lives of Deltans ' Odokpo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
The church of Nigeria Anglican Communion of Orlu diocese has crowned Sen. Hope Uzodinma the Ambassador of Christ of the diocese for his long standing tenacious commitment to the service of God and the growth of the church.The post Church of Nigeria crowns Uzodinma Ambassador of Christ appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
The recent declaration of interest to vie for the highest elective office in the land by President Muhammadu Buhari is generating heat in the polity.The post 2019: Why Buhari should not be voted again PDP chieftains appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
The National Working Committee (NWC) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said there would be no imposition of candidate or display of impunity in its primary election for Ekiti governorship race.The post Ekiti 2018: No imposition, impunity, PDP pledges appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
There are five key sectors that make up the economy. One is the central government that has the power to print money and tax citizens. Two is the external sector, which covers transactions between a country (Nigeria) and the rest of the world. It covers trade, capital flows and exchange rate policy. Three is theRead MoreThe post Who said what! Bode Agusto, Keynote speaker appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Investors in the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, rose by N31 billion this week following price appreciation in a total of 31 companies.The post Investor gain N31bn as prices of 31 equities rise appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
The greatest talking point in our country this week has been the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari that he would seek a second term in office next year. And naturally so. Desire by any President, whether positive or negative, should elicit great interest in the citizenry. The President that should be pitied is the one that says something, and the people just shrug, unconcernedly. He is of all men the most miserable.The post Why I'll vote Buhari again and again Adesina appeared firs 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has faulted the notion that the Nigeria's diversity is the cause of her internal divisiveness and wrangling.The post Ekweremadu: Diversity Not Our Problem appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Since President Muhammadu Buhari met with the Archbishop of Canterbury in London on Wednesday, and spoke on the likely impact of gunmen trained by former Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, on the killings by herdsmen in Nigeria, some people have virtually flown off the handle, ululating as if wailing was going out of fashion.The post Who'll save some Nigerians from intellectual laziness' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Sat, 14 Apr 2018
A most cardinal policy and principle of the President Muhammedu Buhari-led government right from inception is hinged on ensuring transparency and accountability in public governance. The idea was anchored on the concept of e-governance and domesticated by the Federal Ministry of Finance. All government MDAs were directed to take immediate steps in the implementation of all the nuances of this new policy.The post Nigerian Army and Buratai's Insatiable Appetite For Fiscal Discipline appeared 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Nigeria's flag bearer in the Rhythmic Gymnastics event, Jade Faulkner, has expressed delight in representing Nigeria at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.The post Gymnast Jade Faulkner relishes CWealth participation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Dead men do not see, that explains why Alhaji Umaru Abdurrahman Dikko is apparently unaware of happenings in the country today especially one big inexplicable mind game between two men who were fingered in his abduction 34 years ago.The post Between Danjuma and Umaru Dikko appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
When Bill Gates some weeks back, told Nigerian political elites that the country is one of the most dangerous places on earth to give birth, not many would have thought of the drama that played out in Akure, the Ondo State capital, the other week.The post Cost of having a baby in Ondo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Social media has become the ultimate tool for disruption: it promotes innovation, quick thinking, responsiveness and a level of engagement hitherto unknown. It has birthed many movements around the world and supported just as many causes. But we must question the way it is used in Nigeria. By Tabia Princewill Social media means []The post Social Media Influencers: Change Agents or Not' appeared first on The Spark. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
HE came into governance at a time the fortunes of the state had seriously ebbed and the people embroiled in a gruelling conflict threatening to engulf everyone and everywhere. But Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku quickly deployed his vast wealth of experience as a successful private sector player to quell the riotous state of affairs in Taraba and set a new tone for peace and development in the stateThe post Ishaku: Prudent manager of resources in Taraba appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Sat, 14 Apr 2018
HE remains one of the most unassuming governors in Nigeria, yet very active in the provision of strong, dynamic and benevolent leadership to the government and people of Kano State.The post Ganduje: Unassuming governor with vision for youth employment appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
In spite of the domination of the Nigerian music space by hip hop music and the younger generation of singers, King Sunny Ade continues to be relevant The post King Sunny Ade: Nigerias most decorated musician appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
The time is ripe to use the over 110,000 shoemakers and 50,000 garment makers as a launching pad to enable Abia to truly become the undisputed SME capital of NigeriaThe post Ikpeazu: Servant leader on transformation mission appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Union Bank had seen uncommon repositioning and industry relevance as the fortune of the bank began a new turn to brighter prospects shortly after assumption of office by the new team led by Emuwa in 2012The post Emuwa: Banker with focus on customer satisfaction appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
ACCOMPLISHED as she was, it was during a dark period for Nigeria's higher education that Professor Grace Awani Alele-Williams was to come into national reckoning. The scourge of secret cults, confraternities and societies had spread within Nigerian universities. Universities in the South were particularly affected and the University of Benin one of the worst hit.The post Grace Alele-Williams: Mathematician who dealt with cultism at UNIBEN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Sat, 14 Apr 2018
THERE is no gainsaying the fact that the name of General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd) will not be forgotten, in a hurry, when Nigeria's history is written. What comes to mind when Abubakar's name is mentioned is his ability to calm frayed nerves when it was thought the nation may not return to democratic rule.The post Abdulsalami: General who douses tensions appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
HAVING risen through the ranks of the Bauchi State civil service to the position of director before venturing into politics, Mohammed Abubakar had a clear view of the situation in Bauchi State before his inauguration in May 2015. It was that clear perspective that granted him the insight to soothe the felt needs of the people of the state.The post Abubakar: Restoring sanity to governance in Bauchi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Iwas one of the resource persons at the Lagos-Kano Summit held in Epe, Lagos State on February 28th and March 1st. I would like to share with readers my five takeaways from the Summit: (1) Leadership by example, (2) Challenge of weak institutions, (3) Challenge of security, (4) Internally generated revenue and the taxpayer, and (5) Possibilities of state partnerships.The post Nigeria Notes: Lagos-Kano Economic and Investment Summit: Five takeaways appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
The dead could not be buried until three days after the attack even as four bodies were said to have been buried in one grave due to lack of energy to dig separate gravesThe post Kogi Killings: Our children, women, elders were butchered like rams ' Survivor appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
WHEN oil and gas production started at the Erhoike flow station, Kokori/Orogun bloc, Delta Statein 1963, just three years after the nation's independence, the villagers, chiefly subsistence farmers, who were living in obscurity jumped with joy at the amazing gas flare which illuminated their community every night.The post Pain, tears of oil exploitation: Gas flare, acid rain still haunt Niger Delta appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Sat, 14 Apr 2018
As a tourist, your itinerary will not be deemed complete in South Africa if you didn't visit House No. 8115 in Orlando West. Any South African tour guide, even a novice, knows the significance of that modest bungalow. Its history is synonymous with the anti-apartheid struggle.The post Winnie Mandela, House No. 8115 and the struggle appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Also, her sterling qualities, when compared to women that had occupied office of the First Lady, stood her out, and her perspective on issues and her Future Assured project, where many lives have been touched positively, distinguished her from othersThe post AISHA BUHARI: A first lady like no other 'We must take people out of poverty' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
HOW they managed to pull the act is not the focus of this report. But the reality is that less than eight years after the creation of Delta State in 1991, they were able to tactically position themselves and have continued to call the shots in the state 19 years after they captured power.The post IBORI, UDUAGHAN, OKOWA, MANAGER, NWAOBOSHI: appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
A truck driver that was arrested in the early hours of yesterday in Badagry area of Lagos State, has said he drives a truck by day and turns to a robber at night, 'but I do not carry gun.'The post 'Im a truck driver by day, robber at night' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Two children of one of the new kings installed by Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, Oba Lekan Balogun, were yesterday abducted at the Akobo residence of theOlubadan of Ibadanland.The post New Ibadan kings twin children kidnapped appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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