NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [17 MAY, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 17 May, 2018.

Thu, 17 May 2018
ASABA'No fewer than 111 oil bearing communities in Oil Mining Lease, OML, 30, Delta State, have urged the management of Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited, HEOSL, to expedite action in drawing up a new Global Memorandum of Understanding, GMoU, to demonstrate its commitment to a fresh start in the oil block.The post Delta communities task oil firm on new GMoU appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has inaugurated committees on the administration/disbursement of civil servants revolving loan scheme and the Rivers State N200 million Monthly Traders and Young Entrepreneurs Interest Free Loan Scheme.The post Wike inaugurates loan disbursement cttees appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
ABUJA' Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has warned new leadership of Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, to stop further 'meddlesome interloping'' in the ongoing negotiations with the striking Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, saying such interference is not acceptable.The post Keep off from ongoing health workers' strike, Labour Minister warns NMA appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Professor of Political Economy and Management Expert and All Progressives Congress, APC governorship aspirant in Delta State, Professor Patrick Utomi, yesterday urged prospective entrepreneur to be a transformational rather than transactional entrepreneur.The post Nigeria needs transformational entrepreneur ' Utomi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
ONITSHA'BARELY two weeks after an 11-man car snatching syndicate operating in Anambra State were smashed by the state police command which led to the recovery of stolen exotic cars from them, the police in Ogidi Division have arrested two more car snatchers and recovered their operational vehicles with an AK-47 toy gun.The post Police go tough against car snatchers in Anambra appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Governor Yahaya Bello of KogiI State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use the recovered looted funds in empowering farmers, artisans, and small businesses, saying the downtrodden are the major victims of corruption.The post Invest looted funds in agriculture, Gov Bello tells Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has reconciled the two warring factions of the state House of Assembly.The post Ganduje reconciles Kano Assembly feuding factions appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said that it was not opposed to restructuring of the country, if that was the outcome of the a referendum in the old Eastern Region.The post Well accept restructuring from referendum'IPOB appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Governors last night expressed displeasure over the handling of affairs at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, alleging fraudulent practices.The post There's fraud in NNPC, govs allege appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
THE absence of Edo State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Dan Orbih and the candidate of the party in the 2016 governorship election in the state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, stalled their arraignment before a Federal High Court sitting in Benin City by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged laundering of N700 million.The post N700m election fund: Absence of Ize-Iyamu, Orbih stalls arraignment appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Governor Ayodele Fayose has said that the PDP chose relatively young persons for the ticket because of the party's belief in the country's youth population and thus urged them not to let down their own.The post Ekiti 2018: Reasons we chose a youthful team ' Fayose appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Dr. Kayode Fayemi has given reasons for the apology he rendered following his emergence as the candidate of the APC even as he yesterday dismissed the indictment raised against him by the Ekiti State Government as inconsequential.The post Why I apologised ' Fayemi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Stanbic IBTC Bank has introduced a new banking product that will help small and medium scale enterprises, SMEs, save cost and optimize their business margins/revenues.The post Stanbic IBTC Bank launches new product for SMEs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Dangote Academy has admitted a new set of 100 youths for training towards acquisition of technical skills and leadership ability for capacity development and empowerment.The post Dangote Academy trains 100 youth entrepreneurs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi elated to make the provisional World Cup squad is working out to resume full fitness.The post Ndidi resumes recovery with light workouts appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Super Eagles players are scheduled to pay President Muhammadu Buhari a visit at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on May 29, before jetting out to England to play a friendly against the Three Lions on June 2.The post Countdown (28) 2018 FIFA WC: Eagles meet Buhari May 29 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Former Super Eagles striker and coach, Samson Siasia said he is shocked by coach Gernot Rohr's decision to snub Efe Ambrose and Junior Ajayi for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.The post Rohr's snubbing of Efe Ambrose, Ajayi shocks Siasia appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
President Donald Trump has formally disclosed that he reimbursed his personal attorney more than $100,000 last year, apparently in connection with the payment of hush money to a porn star, government records show.The post Trump discloses payment of over $100,000 to attorney who paid off porn star appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
A gynecologist at a California university has denied claims that he sexually abused his patients over decades, with the school coming under fire for allowing him to continue treating patients despite the allegations.The post California university doctor accused of sexual abuse appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Lagos State Government has shut an illegal orphanage home in Badagry area of the state, after rescuing at least 24 children from the home.The post Zero tolerance: LASG uncovers illegal Badagry orphanage home appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
LATELY, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has been invited three times to the chambers of the Senate and three times, the IGP failed to honour the invitations. This portends danger to our polity.The post Politics of confrontation and power play appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Law and politics of impeachment (2)
Thu, 17 May 2018
Or should it not be asked whether that 'misconduct' was 'intended to cause harm' to the stateThe post Law and politics of impeachment (2) appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Nigeria is a country much maligned by its leading lights that drive it continuously towards the darkness of divisionThe post Yet, more on restructuring appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Olusegun Tosin Kalejaye, also known as KOT or professionally as KOT Art, is a self-taught artist from Ondo State, Nigeria. 'I studied History and International Studies, so I had no formal training in art.' Speaking on his art, he says, 'My work is largely based on a genre of art called photo-realism, and I enjoy []The post Photorealism by KOT Art appeared first on The Spark. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Hameedah Yunus Hussain source for souvenirs and sell unique household/kitchen items. For her, her business was a passion that turned to a career. 'I love viewing kitchen items. I graduated from university and after I was done with NYSC, there was no job. After my wedding, I was home with nothing to do, so I []The post Meet Hameedah The Gift Consultant appeared first on The Spark. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
A coalition of civil rights groups, International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law, INTERSOCIETY, has alleged that over 220 killings and other violent deaths arising from what it called non-traditional crimes have been recorded in Nigeria in the last two weeks, lamenting that Nigeria was fast receding to total regime collapse and anarchy.The post 220 Nigerians killed in 2 weeks 'rights group appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
MANUFACTURERS in Anambra, Enugu and Ebonyi states under the aegis of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, have described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state as 'a visionary and pragmatic leader', who has brought his ingenuity to bear in the effective governance of the state for the overall interest of the people.The post Enugu safe for investment- MAN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Anon-governmental organization, Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, BRECAN, has urged health experts to step up control and prevention of cancer in Ondo State.The post CANCER: BRECAN urges health experts to step up control in Ondo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
DEPUTY Senate president, Chief Ike Ekweremadu; Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu and his Enugu, Ebonyi, and Imo counterparts; Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Dave Umahi and Rochas Okorocha, are among dignitaries expected to brainstorm over challenges facing Ndigbo at a town union summit, organized by the Association of South East Town Unions, ASETU, in Enugu.The post Ekweremadu, Ikpeazu, Ugwuanyi, others for SEast town unions summit appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
EMBATTLED Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha may have lost the second leg of the battle to get the national leadership of his ruling All Progressives Congress APC to declare that there were no ward congresses in the state as the Appeal Committee constituted to determine petitions arising from the conduct of the exercise has affirmed that the congresses were conducted and officials duly elected.The post Okorocha loses as appeal c'ttee affirms APC ward congresses appeared first on Vanguard N 

Thu, 17 May 2018
THE Senate has urged the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA to immediately intervene by providing relief materials to the victims of windstorm in Ebonyi State and to help rebuild their homes, worship places and schools following deaths and destruction of property by the storm.The post Ebonyi Windstorm: Senate urges FG to rebuild destroyed homes, schools appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Women and Youths Support Group, WAYS, for ATIKU 2019 has described as callous and anti-people, comments by some groups over plan by former vice president and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential hopeful, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to privatise parts of oil and gas sector, if he becomes the president of Nigeria.The post WAYS backs Atiku on plan to privatise oil and gas sector appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the parent company of International Breweries Plc. has reiterated its commitment to the Nigeria project and pledged to actively support the attainment of the country's developmental aspirations.The post AB InBev restates commitment to Nigeria's economic devt appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
THE Governors Wednesday night expressed displeasure over the handling of affairs at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, alleging fraudulent practices.The post Govs allege fraud in NNPC, want tracking devices on fuel trucks appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
FORMER Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (retd), has described as 'false and mischief,' a report that he had abandoned the Green Party of Nigeria, GPN, of which he is a major stakeholder.The post 2019: I've not dumped GPN'Al-Mustapha appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
AN advocacy group, YorubaKO'YAMovement, said it will collaborate with the farmers, hunters associations and local vigilante groups to begin a surveillance sweep of the old Oyo National Park area to forestall infiltration and attack from herdsmen attacks.The post HERDSMEN ATTACKS: Hunters, vigilante move to eject criminals from old Oyo National Park appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
GOVERNOR Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has enjoined Muslim faithful to use the period of the holy month as an opportunity to engage in sober reflection and absolute return to Allah.The post RAMADAN: Let's return to God, Amosun urges Muslims appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
All Progressives Congress, APC, Youth Leader in Rivers State, Dina Agiobu, has said that the alleged manipulation of the APC congresses in most states was premeditated by a clique desperate to control the party structure to 'hold President Muhammandu Buhari captive in the journey towards 2019.'The post Hijacked APC ward congresses, plot against Buhari 'Youth leader appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has warned all local government chairmen in the state to henceforth abstain from supporting 2019 aspirants at various elective levels.The post Leave aspirants to carry their crosses, Okowa charges LG bosses appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
As the battle for the 2019 general election continues to gather momentum, stalwarts of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have urged Governor Udom Emmanuel to replace his deputy, Mr. Moses Ekpo, as his running mate, if he wants to get the support of Abak people and the five local government areas popularly known as Abak Five.The post 2019: Abak elders urge Gov Emmanuel to replace deputy appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
CHIEFTAIN of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Anambra State, Chief Ifeanyi Orji has called on the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party to conduct a state congress in order to have a leadership that would be generally accepted in the state.The post 'Only fresh state congress'll resolve Anambra PDP crisis' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
BARELY two weeks after an 11-man car snatching syndicate operating in Anambra State was smashed by the state police command which led to the recovery of stolen exotic cars from them, the police in Ogidi Division have arrested another two car snatchers and recovered their operational vehicles with an AK-47 toy gun.The post Police go tough on car snatchers in Anambra appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
SENATE President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, raised the alarm of a grand plan by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to implicate him, using some cultists who have been arrested in Kwara State and warned against what he described as rascality, intimidation and harassment.The post Saraki, Police IG trade words over cult suspects appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
AN Osun State High Court sitting in Ede has ordered the state government to stop the process for installation of one Jelili Oyedokun from Ogunwale Ruling House as the new Alaro of Aro in Egbedore Local Government Area of the state.The post OBASHIP TUSSLE: Court stops Osun govt on monarchs installation appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
The wildfire spread of mobile phone use even as it runs mostly on generated power has impacted hugely on the economy, largely through infrastructure emplacement and employment generation. Relative to the entire population, it can be said that very few Nigerians lack access to telephony.The post Coping with the risks of mobile phone usage appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
The nomination of Abdulkazeem Ogunsakin as the PDP running mate has energised the contest with Muslim groups taking sides for and against the first Muslim to be nominated on the ticket of any of the major political parties.The post Ekiti 2018: APC will be embarrassed with votes ' Ogunsakin appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday night told leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti state to bury their hatctets and do everything possible to win Ekiti state governorship election come July 14The post Buhari reconciles aggrieved Ekiti governorship aspirants appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday night, hosted South West caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.The post Breaking: Buhari hosts Tinubu, Oyegun,other APC South West caucus appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 17 May 2018
Deputy National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Engineer Emmanuel Agbo has dismissed the recent visit to Benue State by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as an after-thought and an attempt to swing the peoples' votes in the 2019 general elections.The post Osinbajos Benue visit, political-PDP deputy scribe appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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