NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [2ND APRIL, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Monday, 2nd April, 2018.
Mon, 02 Apr 2018
AS Christians all over the world celebrate Easter, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State; his Akwa Ibom and Rivers states counterparts, Messrs Udom Emmanuel and  Nyesom Wike; Delta State House of Assembly Speaker, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori and immediate past Secretary to Delta State Government,  Ovuozorie Macaulay, have urged Christians to show love to one another and promote peace among mankind.
Okowa, in his Easter message to Deltans, Nigerians and Christians in particular, urged them not to relent in cooperating and supporting government at all levels in their efforts to put in place programmes and measures that will enhance and improve the standard of living of Nigerians. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Okowa said: “Easter is a period to share love and promotes peace. Jesus Christ lived and died for peace and love to reign and we can all emulate the exemplary
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life of Christ by becoming promoter of peace and love. Easter is the reason we are called Christians.” Governor Emmanuel in a state-wide broadcast to mark the Easter celebration, said: “Today, as we join the world to celebrate this amazing and defining story of selfless love, hope, and renewal, my wife, Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel and I share the joy of Easter with all Akwa Ibomites and residents of Akwa Ibom State. “The reason for this season, therefore, is that we should show love to one another irrespective of our cultural or political leanings. We should not allow political differences come between our bonds of brotherhood. “As the political season dawns on us, let us play politics with a human face, let us not see and regard politics as blood sport. We have enjoyed peace in this state. Let us be reminded, as I have always said, that politics will come and go, but our common essence will remain an enduring attribute of our shared identity. “ Governor Wike in a statement, said Easter exemplifies the ultimate sacrifice made by Jesus Christ to save mankind, noting that as individuals, Christians must take into consideration the welfare of others.

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
A Bakassi refugee, residing at the refugee camp at Ikang, was set on fire Saturday for allegedly stealing N4,000 from a petty trader.The post Bakassi refugee set ablaze for stealing N4,000 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
GENERAL Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Kunuyi, yesterday urged Christians in leadership positions to shun corruption and promote paths of good conscience for others to follow.The post Kumuyi urges Nigerian leaders to shun corruption appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Mon, 02 Apr 2018
ILORIN'Nigeria's former Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari; former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, and Yusuf Ali, SAN, said, weekend, that incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen were inimical to the survival of Nigeria.The post Herdsmen/farmers' clashes, threat to Nigeria's survival'Gambari, Uduaghan, others appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
ABUJA'STRONG indications have emerged that fresh crisis may loom between the presidency and the executive as senators are poised to reject the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for the approval of a N4.2 trillion bond.The post Fresh crisis looms as NASS moves to reject Buhari's N4.2trn bonds appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Birnin Gwari town in Kaduna State was, Saturday night, thrown into confusion as a new bride and 10 others were abducted at gunpoint by bandits in the area.The post Bride, 10 escorts kidnapped on way to groom's house appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos will today commission newly completed 21 roads and three bridges connecting the state with Ogun State, aimed at easing traffic movement and improving inter connectivity between the two states and beyond.The post Ambode commissions 21 Lagos-Ogun boundary road projects appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
THE Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, yesterday, denied changing his title from Oba to Emir.The post I didnt call myself Emir ' Iwo monarch appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
ABUJA'THE Federal Government is reportedly scrutinizing the reports of the data mining firm, Cambridge Analytica, which allegedly swiped the data of more than 50 million Facebook users to sway elections in many countries, including Nigeria, where it was said to have waged a campaign to perpetuate discord and hack into personal records of the then leading opposition candidate, Muhammadu Buhari.The post Cambridge Analytica: FG sets up probe panel appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria was on the path of resurrection and progress.The post Nigeria on path of resurrection, progress ' Osinbajo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Mon, 02 Apr 2018
The cardinal reason our leaders in Abuja are so careless about late passage of annual budgets is that the Presidency and the National Assembly do not seem to understand that time is also an economic resource which must be carefully optimised to achieve maximum results.The post Hope receding on 2018 budget appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
With the CPF , the era of corporate rascality or inappropriate banking practices perpetuated by some banks may have come to an endThe post Protecting banking consumers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr said Croatia midfielders should worry any opposing team at the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia.The post 2018 FIFA WC: Croatia midfielders spook Rohr appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Nigeria Professional Football League Champions, Plateau United have made an appeal to Lagos football fans to turn up in their numbers to cheer them up against visiting USM Alger in their Confederations Cup tie on Thursday.The post Come and cheer us up, Plateau United beg Lagos fans appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Blessing Okagbare continued with her resurgence on the tracks as she posted a wind assisted 10.72 seconds run to win the women 100m race at the Texas Relay yesterday.The post Okagbare breezes to 10.72secs run in Texas appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
The skillful Colonel Aniebo did not wait to see if the people were serious; one week before he was scheduled to hand over power, he 'took off' reporting to be sickThe post We've abandoned Kogi State to bad governance appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
There is probably no better known International public person who has visited Nigeria more frequently than Bill Gates in recent timesThe post Bill and Melinda Gates: thank you for your love for Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Bolaji Olaloye, also known as Beejay art-nerd,does freelance art and illustration. 'I have a B.A. in Graphic Design fromthe University of Nigeria, Nsukka but I'm a self-taught digital artist because digital art was not in the school's curriculum at the time. Drawing is pretty much my life and when I'm not doing that, you can []The post Art and Illustration by Artnerdx appeared first on The Spark. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Mayowa Alabi Damilola, also known as Shutabug, is amultidisciplinary creative with strengths inGraphic/Motion Design, Photography, Cinematography and Vector Illustrations. He started a year before he got into University, but as a graphic designer initially. 'After about two years of freelancing, I got a job with Co-Creation Hub as a graphic design intern and I've been []The post Meet Mayowa The Multidisciplinary Creative appeared first on The Spark. 

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Mon, 02 Apr 2018
THE Presidency has said that granting amnesty to Boko Haram insurgents would make them drop their arms, embrace peace, stop bloodshed and save resources for the country.The post Why Boko Haram deserves amnesty ' Presidency appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Sweet Sensation Confectionary this year's Easter Customers reward fiesta climaxex today. Tagged:'Easter Pick an Egg and Win' promo in conjunction with soft drinks giant Coca Cola, Supreme Ice Cream and Chi Vita is thrilling customers visiting outlets in Lagos and Ogun states with lots of fun and gifts to celebrate the Easter.The post Easter Celebration: Sweet Sensation thrills customers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
AS the game to clinch the gubernatorial ticket of the Imo All Progressives Congress, APC, heightens, son-in-law to Governor Rochas Okorocha, Mr Uche Nwosu, has gotten another endorsement from Mbaitoli Local Government Area.The post 2019: Madumeres LG endorses Okorochas son-in-law appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
STUDENTS of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Akoko, in Ondo State has issued a 7-day ultimatum to the state government to reopen the institution the state government.The post AAUA students give Ondo govt 7 days ultimatum to reopen institution appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
ABUJA'The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it has uncovered plans by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to clamp down on key members of the opposition parties as well as civil society organisations, ahead of the 2019 general elections.The post 2019: PDP alleges plot to clampdown on opposition, CSOs, others appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Doctors at the Ughelli Central Hospital, Delta State, are battling to save the lives of a 12-year-old boy and his 38-year-old mother who said they were attacked by their landlady, simply identified as Mrs. Atalekor, with a razor blade.The post Fight over Easter chickens droppings: Landlady slices 12-yr-old boy, mother with razor blade in Delta appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
INDICATIONS emerged weekend that the transportation woes in Lagos would worsen as the Apapa / Ijora Bridge would soon be closed for permanent repairs.The post Transportation woes in Lagos to worsen as FG plans closure of Apapa/Ijora Bridge appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Five people were reportedly hospitalised in a private hospital in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, following a clash between Hausa and Yoruba youths in Sango area, yesterday.The post Police arrest 7, as Hausa, Yoruba youths clash in Ilorin appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
IMO people, particularly politicians, have been advised to eschew violence and embrace peace, love and tolerance, as political activities increase ahead of 2019.The post Easter: Ihedioha preaches peace, love, tolerance appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
The first entrants were people with a lot of money or clout with banksThe post When will the age of aviation begin in Nigeria' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Ikeja branch, Adesina Ogunlana, yesterday said the body was not ready to backpedal on its battle against the increase in the Land Use Charge, LUC, by the Lagos State government.The post LUC: Were ready to ensure LASG returns to status quo 'NBA appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
NIGERIANS have been charged to be part of solution to the country's myriad of problems and not a part of the problems .The post Be part of solution to Nigeria's problems'Archbishop Okeke appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Senator representing Rivers South-East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has said that no individual can kill the dream of Ogoni people.The post Nobody can kill Ogoni political dream ' Abe appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
It would be unfair to say that everybody that joined APC from PDP is a looter, it would be unfair; I am saying that whether you are of ACN stock or PDP stock or CPC stock and you are found to be corrupt, you will be investigatedThe post Why we released list of alleged looters ' Lai Mohammed appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
This is a shameful controversy. It is difficult to know the party with the highest number of looters between All Progressives Congress,APC, and PDP. There is no fundamental difference between both parties. What has APC done differently' Not only is APC a home for several ex-PDP members, the APC-led government has not reduced the rate of corruption. The post What is your take on FGs naming of alleged looters by FG' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Former NSA Sambo Dasuki: Based on EFCC investigations and findings alone (this is beside the ongoing $2.1 billion military equipment scandal), a total of N126 billion, over $1.5 billion and 5.5 million British Pounds was embezzled through his office.The post New looters list by Lai Mohammed appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Environmental Rights Activist and Convener of Niger-Delta Self-Determination Movement, NDSDM, Madam Ann Kio-Briggs, opposed amnesty for Boko Haram, saying that doing so would amount to the government admitting that Nigeria has failed and it is incapable of saving Nigerians from torrorists and foreign invaders.The post Dont use Niger-Delta oil money to grant foreigners amnesty ' Ann Kio-Briggs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Reactions have continued to trail on the social media over a statement credited to one of the media aides of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Tolu ogunlesi.The post Sen. Bruce joins Nigerians to tackle Buhari's aide appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigeria is on the path of resurrection and progress.The post Easter message : Nigeria on path of resurrection, progress Osinbajo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Mrs. Funmi Babington-Ashaye, President of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, CIIN, at the 2018 Insurance Industry Consultative Council, IICC, media retreat for insurance correspondents in Ijebu-ode, Ogun State, spoke on efforts the Council is making to deepen insurance awareness.The post Insurance operators should embrace operational change, strategies ' Babington-Ashaye appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
EVENTS of last three weeks would appear depressing to most investors in Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, especially those at the retail end. But a chat with some market operators indicated that almost all stakeholders were taken unaware by the huge bear run that pervaded the market at the backdrop of an equally huge positives in corporate financial reports for the full year 2017 (FY'17).The post Q2'18 in perspective: Rebound in investment grade stocks expected appeared first on Vanguard N 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
UNION Bank of Nigeria Plc has reiterated its commitment to support the growth of Nigerian businesses.The post UBN holds customer forum, reiterates commitment to customers appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the successful partnership between the state government and developers of Edo Azura Power Project has further demonstrated how much other investors can achieve if they invest in the state.The post Edo Azura project: Speedy delivery demonstrates immense potential, friendly investment climate Obaseki appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Mon, 02 Apr 2018
AS the newly constituted Monetary Policy Committee (MPR) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) begins its first meeting tomorrow to decide on monetary policy direction for the next two months, financial market analysts have listed compelling reasons for the committee to end the two years old monetary tightening regime and lower the Monetary Policy Rate, MPR, to boost lending and enhance economic growth.The post What MPC must do to boost economy, by stakeholders appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Tricycle business in the country popularly called `Keke Marwa` is believed to be a male-dominated-transport business.The post 'Keke Marwa': Women's involvement has brought respect, dignity to the job, says Association appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
When you talk about pensioners, in the advanced world they are addressed as senior citizensThe post Pensioners are treated with dignity during PTAD verification ' Onokpise appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
DESPITE the bearish trend that prevailed in the equities market on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, for most part of March 2018, activities in the market ended the first quarter, Q1'18, on a bullish note, resulting in N1.38 trillion gains to the investors.The post Stock market in Q1'18: Investors gain N1.38trn in 3months appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
IN line with its commitment to reward excellence and high performance, Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the promotion and elevation of about 2000 of its work force, representing about 17% of total staff strength across the group.The post UBA rewards high performance, promotes 2,000 staff across Africa appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has recommended corporate bond issuance to finance houses (FHs) as a strategy for tackling the challenge of paucity of funds confronting the subsector.The post CBN recommends corporate bonds to finance houses appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Mon, 02 Apr 2018
Head of Recovery, Bosak Microfinance Bank Limited, Mr. Charles Onwuchekwa, in this interview said that the proposed increase in the capital base of MFBs is overdue and will enhance public confidence in the MFB segment.The post MFBs need higher capital base to enhance public confidence ' Bosak MfB appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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