NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [15 MAY, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 15 May, 2018.


Tue, 15 May 2018
HE Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, yesterday, said youth empowerment remains the only panacea to tackling poverty and insurgency in the country.The post Youth empowermentll curb insurgency ' CDS appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
LEADERS of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State, yesterday, pleaded with the immediate past governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko to resuscitate the party instead of dumping it for another political platform.The post Help save our party, Ondo PDP leaders appeal to Mimiko appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
THE Osun State Government has described as false, baseless and unfounded the allegation of financial malfeasancelevelledagainst the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state.The post OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET: PDP leadersre fiscal illiterates ' Osun Govt appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, SNEPCo, has produced a total of 763 million barrels of oil from the Bonga field in the past 12 years.The post Bonga produces 763m oil barrels worth $58.7bn in 12yrs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The Federal Government, yesterday, expressed excitement over the impressive performance of Yola Distribution Company, DISCO.The post Viability of Yola DISCO excites FG ' Fashola appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
IF succeeding regimes had checked corruption as his government did, Nigeria would not be swimming in graft with the attendant socio-economic and developmental problems, former Military Head State, General Yakubu Gowon, retd, has said.The post Corruption started after me Yakubu Gowon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
SENATOR Magnus Abe, representing Rivers South East, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to compel members of the party to obey court orders if the future of the party must be guaranteed, especially ahead of 2019 presidential and general elections.The post Abe to Buhari: Ask APC to obey court orders appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
FORUM of Urhobo Professors, FUP, yesterday, raised the alarm over the non-inclusion of the statutory expenditure needs of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, FUPRE, Delta State, in the 2018 federal budget.The post Urhobo professors bemoan FUPREs exclusion in 2018 budget appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Barely two months after President Muhammadu Buhari appointed a new Coordinator for the Presidential Amnesty Programme, ex-militants have raised the alarm that there was a plan by some aggrieved persons led by a retired military officer to destabilise the programme and throw the Niger Delta into another round of militancy and chaos.The post Ex-N-Delta militants raise alarm over plot to derail Amnesty Programme appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Ajudge of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Awka, Anambra State, Justice J. I. Targema, has frowned at the alleged delay by counsel of the five defendants in the case by 235 disengaged workers against Chevron Nigeria Limited and its contracting firms, JOCECO Nigeria Limited, Pat Onosen Nigeria Enterprises, Sanco Calaya JV Nigeria Limited and Hensteel Engneering and Construction Services Limited.The post N24bn suit: Judge frowns at counsel's delay appeared first on Vanguard 

Tue, 15 May 2018
TRADITIONAL rulers and Presidents General of Isoko oil bearing communities in the Oil Mining Lease, OML 30, have decried the non employment of their indigenes by Heritage Energy Operational Service Limited, the operators of the oil block.The post Communities decry oil firms non-employment of indigenes appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
IJAW Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, has urged multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta region, which refused to relocate their operational headquarters to the area notwithstanding several directives from the Federal Government, to vacate the oil-rich region.The post IOCs flouting FGs relocation order should quit N-Delta 'IPDI appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP, House of Representatives aspirant, Mr. Victor Imagoro, has said that his main concern was to bring Federal Government presence to Ethiope federal constituency in Delta State, if elected in the 2019 elections.The post Ill attract federal presence to Ethiope, Imagoro assures appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Delta South senatorial district aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr Austin Orette, has stressed the need for fresh ideas in the district, saying that for society to move forward, new ways of doing things should be welcome.The post Delta South needs fresh ideas, says APC aspirant appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
A Christian minister who has disparaged Jews, Muslims and gays faced criticism as US President Donald Trump's administration invited him to lead a prayer Monday at the inauguration of the US embassy in Jerusalem.The post Controversy over pastor who prayed at US embassy in Jerusalem appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
THE Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen yesterday declared that executive recklessness could only be tackled by knowledgeable men of honour and integrity in the judiciary.The post Appointment of judges politicised ' CJN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
When President Buhari assumed the post of Minister of Petroleum Resources, it was justified on the ground that as a former holder of that portfolio 40 years ago, he had the experience to sanitise the sector. During the regime of former President Goodluck Jonathan, over N6 trillion was spent on fuel imports between 2010 and 2015, with allegations of massive corruption trailing it.The post Nigeria's galloping fuel import bill appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
ALL is not well with the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, bloc in the All Progressives Congress, APC, as some high profile members of the bloc have dismissed as pure baloney claims of marginalisation by a faction led by Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje.The post Ultimatum: nPDP splits as Abdullahi Adamus 'faction' disowns Baraje, Oyinlola appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The APC candidate,Dr. Kayode Fayemi, was not in Ekiti yesterday, having taken some time off to attend to official functions in Abuja. However, sources in Ado Ekiti said that his absence did not mean that he had ended his reconciliation moves towards those he vanquished during the weekend primary of the party.The post Fayemi still reconciling ' Aide appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The General Overseer of the House of Faith Christian Centre, Ado Ekiti, Rev Tunde Afe, has picked the ticket of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) for the forthcoming election.The post Ekiti: Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party picks pastor as a candidate appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Mr. Kayode Ojo who came third in the contest has welcomed the peace gestures from the APC candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and urged fellow aspirants to throw their full support behind the candidate.The post Ekiti: Ojo accepts Fayemi's gesture, rebuffs ticket from other parties appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi on his emergence as the candidate of the APC.The post APC primary has set standards for others ' Gov Bello appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The Ekiti INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. Abdul-Ganiyu Olayinka Raji, on Monday declared that the electoral umpire would not compromise its autonomy, transparency, integrity, and excellence ahead of and during the election.The post INEC will not compromise standard ' Ekiti REC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
RIVERS State House of Assembly, Monday resolved to alert the United Nations, UN, on May 11, 2018 youths invasion of that state High Court in Port Harcourt as divisions in the Rivers All Progressives Congress, APC, escalate.The post Court invasion: Rivers Assembly to write UN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM), on Monday declared the local government elections results for Chikun as inconclusive, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.The post Kaduna electoral body releases results, APC maintains lead appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Auyo, Jigawa State said that his administration's economic diversification and inclusion growth programmes especially in key good producing states were producing positive results.The post My economic diversification yielding results Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Barely 48 hours after losing out in the Gubernatorial primary of Mega Party of Nigeria, former Second Republic minister, Senator Bode Olowoporoku, has won the ticket of the Nigeria Democratic Congress Party (NDCP) for the election.The post Ekiti: Olowoporoku resurfaces, emerges NDCP candidate appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Prominent APC governorship candidate, Opeyemi Bamidele has urged the electorate to fully accept the apology rendered by Dr. Kayode Fayemi over perceived infractions while he was in office between 2010 and 2014. Bamidele who was also an aspirant spoke with newsmen following a meeting with his canvassers in a post-primary consultation at Iyin-Ekiti during which he urged all other aspirants to fully throw their support behind Fayemi's candidature.The post Please accept Fayemi's apology, B 

Tue, 15 May 2018
VICE President, Yemi Osinbajo and members of the government team Monday met at the Presidential Villa on employment initiatives.The post Osinbajo, FGs Economic Team restrategies on employment initiatives appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Former Vice President and Presidential aspirant of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, has described Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade as an epitome of good governance.The post 2019: Ayade, epitome of good governance, says Atiku Abubakar appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Former Nigerian Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, says the condition he found himself after his ouster from office in 1975 might have changed the attitude of Nigerian leaders to corruption.The post We didnt know corruption during our time Gowon appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El Rufai Monday said allegations of irregularities in last Saturday's local government election will be investigated and steps will be taken to remedy them.The post We will investigate allegations of malpractices El Rufai appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The Kolapo Olusola Campaign Organisation (KOCO), the campaign organization of the Ekiti State Deputy Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi, must go beyond seeking forgiveness from Ekiti people for his four years misrule.The post Apology not enough, restitution should follow, Ekiti PDP guber candidate tells Fayemi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says its Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Division, Mallam Mele Kyari has been appointed Nigeria's National Representative to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).The post NNPC crude oil marketing Chief appointed Nigeria's OPEC representative appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The trial of top executives from oil majors Eni (ENI.MI) and Shell (RDSa.L) over alleged corruption in Nigeria kicked off on yesterday with a brief procedural hearing and a decision to re-adjourn next month.The post Shell, Eni trial on Nigeria corruption re-adjourned to June appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
FSDH Merchant Bank has estimated that Nigeria's economy, measured by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), grew by 3.55 percent in the first quarter of 2018 (Q1'18) from 1.92 percent in Q4'17.The post Nigeria's economy rose by 3.55% in Q1'18 ' FSDH appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The Nigerian independent, First E&P finalised the acquisition of three dimensional (3D) seismic data on Oil Mining Leases (OMLs) 83 and 85.The post First E&P, Schlumberger FID for joint devt of OMLs 83 & 85 delayed appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Shell Nigeria Gas, SNG has supplied gas to 90 industries in order to reduce gas flaring and enhance industrialisation in Nigeria.The post Shell supplies gas to 90 industries, targets Bayelsa, Ondo, others in 2018 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The American Business Council, ABC, has said that the Federal Government lost much of its expected revenue to the activities of counterfeiters, stressing that an increase in collaboration between private sector and the government as well as improved regulatory environment, will further encourage more investments into the country.The post FG lost revenue to counterfeits activities ' American businesses appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Vitol's head of gas and power investments said on Thursday that its future growth will increasingly be driven by gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG), especially in emerging markets, Reuters reports.The post Vitol targets Nigeria, others for gas and LNG investments appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, despite the sustained rise in crude oil prices over the last two years, recorded a 249 per cent increase in non-perfoming loans linked to the oil and gas sector in 2017.The post IBTC records 249% rise in oil, gas bad loans appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
First Nation Airways yesterday said the indefinite suspension of its operations by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, was not safety related as the airline operating aircraft and crew held the relevant, safety critical approvals and authorisations.The post AOC withdrawal: First Nation Airways says suspension not safety-related appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Activity on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, continued a downward trend today with investors losing N124 billion despite the expectations of rebound by some market analysts.The post Stock market continues to bleed as investors lose N124bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Growing Abia Economy through Agriculture' was the theme of the event of 2 million special species of oil palm seedlings to farmers in Abia State held on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Ahiaba Umueze in Osisioma LGA.The post Ikpeazu: Growing Abia economy through agriculture appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
There are politicians and there are politicians. In Delta State, they also abound in different shades and characters, so much so that if awards were to be doled out today, there would be a lot of pretenders amongst them as far as the development of the Big Heart State is concerned. Inversely, a few contenders would line up for the awards based on their selfless contributions which have made the state worthy of being counted among the 'big' states.The post Uduaghan: The man gearing for 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Recently, the Speaker of the House of Reps, Yakubu Dogara, caused a buzz when he was shown visiting his expansive farm showcasing diverse crops including animal husbandry. The import of that media blitz of the Speaker's is that the elite clearly understands that agriculture holds the key to sustainable development.The post Situating Nigeria's agric potential appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
The battle for market supremacy in the smart phone ecosystem is pointing towards android as Original Equipment Manufacturers, OEMs, in the smart phone segment have continued to innovate so as to be globally competitive.The post Smart phone market: Battlefield points towards android as Nokia pushes further with 7 plus series appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 15 May 2018
Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick has rubbished speculations that the pre-World Cup friendly between Super Eagles and the Leopards of Democratic Republic of Congo billed for May 28 in Port Harcourt has been put off.The post Eagles 'll play Congo in Port Harcourt, Pinnick affirms appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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