NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [8TH MAY, 2018].


Below are the headlines found on The Vanguard Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 8th May, 2018.

Tue, 08 May 2018
TENSION yesterday continued to build up in Imo State, after the ward congresses of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, as commissioners appointed by Governor Rochas Okorocha insisted that the congresses should be rescheduled.The post Battle for Imo: Okorocha, deputys war escalates appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
MIYETTI Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, yesterday faulted the implementation of the anti-open grazing bill by the Benue State government on grounds that its lead to the recent killings in Benue.The post Anti-open grazing bill: Ortom misfired, says Miyetti Allah leader appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
AS part of activities lined up for the 18th year of re-declaration of the New Biafra which took place in Aba, Abia state on May 22, 2,000, founder of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike has directed all BIM members to march on major federal roads within its territories on Tuesday, May 22, this year.The post Uwazuruike declares May 22 Biafra Day appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
THE Nigerian Army, yesterday, said it has rescued over 1,000 hostages from Boko Haram terrorists' enclaves in different parts of Borno State.The post Army rescues over 1,000 Boko Haram captives appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Forty-seven year-old female lawyer, Udeme Odibi, has admitted before the police to have allegedly murdered her 50-year-old husband, Mr Otike Odibi, last Wednesday, in their apartment at 12A, Emerald Avenue, Diamond Estate, Sango-Tedo, in Ogombo, Ajah area of Lagos State.The post Diamond Estate murder: Udeme planned to travel abroad after killing her husband ' Police appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
THE United States has said that it will only deal with Nigeria on a government-to-government basis for the restitution of $500 million Abacha loot, senior presidency sources have said.The post 'US won't deal with third party in restitution of $500m Abacha loot appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
RESOLUTION of the crisis rocking All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bauchi State is far from sight as the faction controlled by the House of Representatives Speaker, on Sunday, conducted parallel ward congresses.The post Dogara's faction conducts parallel APC ward congresses in Bauchi appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
A DAY after All Progressives Congress, APC, supervision team announced receipt of results for all 319 wards in Rivers State in Saturday's ward congresses, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday said it was not yet in a position to say if the exercise was held or done properly.The post We can't confirm whether Rivers APC ward congresses held 'INEC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
FORMER Deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), Prof Kingsley Moghalu denied yesterday that his declaration to contest for president in 2019 was only a ploy to negotiate for a vice presidential slot during the forthcoming general election.The post 2019: I'm not negotiating for VP'Moghalu appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
NOTABLE political appointees and members of theNational and State Assembly of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State have called for the cancellation of the congresses across the state.The post Ondo APC leaders want congress cancelled appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
CONFUSION reigned supreme yesterday in Cross River State, over the conduct of All Progressives Congress, APC, ward congresses as the state APC Chairman, Mr. Etim John, and the state Commissioner of Police, CP, Mohammed Inuwa Hafiz, sang discordant tunes.The post APC ward congresses: Confusion as C-River chairman, Police boss differ appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
CONFUSION trailed weekend's ward congress of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Anambra State, with the party's candidate in last year's governorship election, Dr Tony Nwoye accusing the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige of a plot to hijack the party in the state.The post Anambra APC Congress: Nwoye accuses Ngige of plotting to hijack party leadership appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
As part of efforts to stem the recurrent attacks on riverine communities of Benue State by suspected militant herdsmen, the Nigerian Defence Headquarters has concluded plans to deploy boats on Benue waterways to check the activities of the marauders.The post Killings: Military to deploy boats to monitor Benue waterways appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
LEADER of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Olorogun O'tega Emerhor, has said the party is not factionalized in the state, applauding the peaceful conduct of the party's ward congresses in the state.The post Delta APC not factionalized, ward congresses peaceful 'Emerhor appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
FORMER Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has advocated an aspect of the Chinese model of electing their leaders, based on their past performances at lower levels of government for Nigeria.The post Obi advocates Chinese leadership model for Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said he was embarrassed by the invasion of the Senate by suspected hoodlums, who made away with the mace, which is the symbol of authority of the upper chambers, adding that proper investigation would be carried out to fish out those behind the invasion.The post Call IGP to order, Saraki, Dogara tell Buhari, say NASS to pass budget next week appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
The controversy surrounding the purchase of 12 A29 Super Tucano aircraft by the Nigeria government has deepened with the United States rebuffing enquiries on the purchase price of the aircraft.The post Cost of A29 aircraft: Ask Nigerian govt ' US Mission appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Itsekiri Progressive Union, IPU, a socio- political group in Delta State, has said it will support any credible candidate with Itsekiri interest at heart in the forthcoming elections.The post Delta 2019: Well support candidates with Itsekiris interest 'IPU appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Value of electronic payments in Nigeria rose by 10 percent to N32.5 trillion in the first quarter of 2018 (Q1'18) from N29.4 trillion in fourth quarter 2017(Q4'17).The post E-payment transactions grow by 10 % to N32tr in Q1'18 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
A DEVELOPMENT partner in the Azura-Edo independent power project, Siemens Nigeria Limited, has donated educational aids to three community primary schools in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo State.The post Siemens donates N12m facilities to schools appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
SUPER Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi has attributed his quick recovery from injury to work done on him by Super Eagles trainer who was sent to Turkey by coach Gernot Rohr.The post 2018 FIFA WC: Onazi praises Rohr for fast recovery from injury appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Hamstring struck Wilfred Ndidi will recover on time to play in the June 6 friendly against the Czech Republic Super Eagles team officials have hinted.The post Ndidi to play June 6 friendly against Czech republic appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Oluwaseun Peter Ojingiri is a self-taught Nigerian Pencil and Pen Artist. The 400 level student of Biology Education says about his art, 'I make photo-realistic art with graphite and charcoal pencils on paper. I started drawing since I was a kid but got serious during the beginning of 2017 when my school was on strike, []The post Pencil and Pen Art by Peter appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Confidence Ejiofor describes herself as the minister of stomach infrastructure 'because I am all about the processes involved before food gets to the stomach which is planning, shopping, cooking and eating. I help busy mums figure out what to cook for their families every day via well crafted relatable and doable Nigerian family meal plans.' []The post Meet Confidence The Minister of Stomach Infrastructure appeared first on The Spark. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
No fewer than two million persons in Nigeria and four other Africa countries are to receive Oral Cholera Vaccine, OCV, under the World Health Organisation, WHO, largest cholera vaccination drive.The post WHO cholera vaccine drive targets 2 million people in Nigeria, 4 others appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
There was mild drama, yesterday, at a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere when suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, refused to alight from the Black Maria that took him to court.The post Evans lies, weve been treating him very well ' Warder appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
All is now set for the Ekiti State governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) slated for today as a total of 2132 delegates await accreditation for the exercise.The post Ekiti: PDP set for unity primary today appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
The All Progressives Congress, APC, said it has identified those who disrupted Saturday's governorship primary election in Ekiti state, vowing to deal with them and the aspirants they are affiliated to, after deliberating on the report of the Gov. Tanko al-Makura primary election committee.The post APC NWC to decide today appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
The statement credited to the National Working Committee of the party that the botched primary will continue where it ended on Saturday, has provoked over 27 governorship aspirants of the party.The post Ekiti: Oni, Bamidele, Ojudu, 24 others tackle APC NWC claims appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
NATIONAL Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (South West), Dr. Eddy Olafeso, yesterday, raised the alarm that the All Progressive Congress was planning to disrupt today's governorship primaries of the PDP in Ado-Ekiti.The post Ekiti: Don't attempt to disrupt our gathering PDP vice-chair warns APC appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Former Governor Segun Oni has come to the defence of the embattled APC chairman, Chief Jide Awe describing those who purportedly removed him as misguided party members.The post Sorry, you can't remove Awe, Oni to protesters appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
EKITI-The Minister of Mines and Steel Development and Governorship Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described the purported removal of the Ekiti State Chairman of the party, Chief Jide Awe, by a section of the party, as anti democratic and flagrant violation of the rule of law.The post Fayemi faults Jide Awe's removal as Ekiti APC chair appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has charged ward executives elected during the recent congress of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Delta State saying they must see themselves as leaders of the battle to remove the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP from the state.The post Omo-Agege says Delta APC ward executives must focus On uprooting PDP appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Mr Ali Soyode, an industrialist and founder of Europe's first ethnic media and satellite television, BEN TV, has declared his intention to run in the 2019 presidential election.The post 2019: Soyode, BEN TV founder joins presidential race appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that aspirants whose supporters disrupted Saturdays governorship primary election in Ekiti would be disqualified from the race.The post Aspirants guilty of disrupting Ekiti governorship primary to be disqualified appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
The chairman/CEO of the Investment and Securities Tribunal, IST, Mr. Isiaka Idoko-Akoh, has said that the tribunal has resolved about 93 cases out of 114 cases since the constitution of the new Board in September last year.The post Investment tribunal resolves 93 cases in seven months appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
THE President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, has said that the African insurance industry lose substantial businesses to advanced markets due to the fragmented nature of the African market.The post Fragmented insurance industry cost Africa substantial businesses Ghana president appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, disclosed that the sum of $119.409billion was spent on the importation of commodities into the country in five years.The post Nigeria spends $36.3bn on fuel importation in 5 years ' CBN appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
In a bid to boost the local content act and encourage participation of more Nigerians in the oil and gas industry, West African Ventures, WAV, an engineering, procurement, installation and marine charter services provider, has expended over $550,000 to train 26 young Nigerians in partnership with Chevron and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, under the Sonam Development Project Pipeline and Okan Pig Receiver Platform Transport and installation contract (SONAM/NC HCD).T 

Tue, 08 May 2018
THERE are indications that the legal tussle surrounding Nigeria's oil blocks - OPL 245 - will shift to Nigeria today as the federal high court, Lagos is scheduled to hear a case filed by the Human Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA.The post Group begins legal move to revoke OPL 245 from Shell, Eni appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
AITEO Group has expressed its intention to focus on places with huge untapped oil and gas reserves while doing a lot to develop assets in the Niger-Delta. In a message obtained by Vanguard from its website, the company stated that: ''the Niger- Delta basin, off the shores of West Africa, is a core area for Aiteo, where we expect to contribute high-margin production.The post We are not fixed on Niger-Delta; looking elsewhere ' Aiteo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
ACCESS Bank Plc's exposure to the energy sector rose slightly in 2017, as its loans and advances to oil and gas firms, power and energy companies appreciated by 4.85 per cent to N545.308 billion as at the end of the year. According to data in its 2017 Annual Report and Account, Access Bank's exposure to the energy sector in 2017 represented an improvement of N25.225 billion from N520.083 billion recorded in 2016.The post Access Banks exposure to energy sector rises to N545bn appeared f 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Warren Buffett has reported a $1.14 billion loss at Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. in the first quarter, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company said.The post Warren Buffet loses $1.14bn appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Schneider Electric, global specialist in energy management, software and automation has unveiled a new range of cable management systems customised for new and modern buildings.The post Schneider Electric unveils products, rewards partners appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
THREE pharmaceutical firms, Peace Standard Pharmaceutical Limited; Bioraj Pharmaceutical Limited and Emzor Pharmaceuticals Ind. Ltd., that were implicated in the codeine syrup crisis, have been shut down by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration & Control, NAFDAC.The post Codeine Syrup : NAFDAC shuts 3 drug firms appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Sentiments turned bearish on the Nigerian stock Exchange, NSE, today following late sell-off in value stocks, which resulted in loss of N17 billion to the investors.The post Investors lose N17bn on sell-off in value stocks appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
Something inspires me infinitely about Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai. This Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and helmsman of the anti-terrorism operations in Nigeria is a leader, naturally endowed with immense talents. He inspires courage, patriotism and the spirit of togetherness.The post Farmers/Herders Crisis: Reflecting on Buratai's sermons in Benue State appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
In Nigeria, it is a known fact that Bauchi state is one of the states in the North East where elections are fiercely contested. It is also a state with political heavyweights that have at one time, or the other played it big at the national scene.The post 2019: Permutations House Speaker may contest appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 08 May 2018
After a hard fought 2-0 win over visiting Joliba of Mali, Enyimba are aiming to beat their next CAF Confederation Cup group C opponents CARA of Congo Brazzaville May 16, in their next fixture and consolidate on their hold on the group.The post CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba aiming to beat CARA in Brazzaville appeared first on Vanguard News. 
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