NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY’ VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [20 JUNE, 2018].

Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headline, Thursday 29th November 2018

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NCC to showcase Nigeria’s SMEs, Innovators @ ITU Telecom World 2018
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Considering the fact that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs and start-ups are critical drivers of economic growth, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, said it has seen the need for them to participate in this year’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World which holds in Durban, South Africa in September.The post NCC to showcase Nigeria’s SMEs, Innovators @ ITU Telecom World 2018 appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Anti-grazing comments: Ortom asks Defence Minister to apologise
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has asked Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to apologise to Nigerians for demanding the suspension of anti-grazing law, saying there should be caution by those in government as regards farmers-herders crisis.The post Anti-grazing comments: Ortom asks Defence Minister to apologise appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Intersociety releases names of 150 pro-Biafra activists allegedly killed, wounded by Army
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
NNEWI’INTERNATIONAL Society for Civil Liberties and the Rule of Law, Intersociety yesterday, released the names of 150 pro-Biafra activists allegedly massacred by the Nigerian Army.The post Intersociety releases names of 150 pro-Biafra activists allegedly killed, wounded by Army appeared first on Vanguard News.
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ISIS secret entry: Nigeria’ll contend threats to peace ‘ FG
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
ABUJA’THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it was not unaware of possible infiltration of Nigeria by members of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, but vowed that it was ready to contend them.The post ISIS secret entry: Nigeriall contend threats to peace ‘ FG appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Positive Economic outlook in Edo increases investor traffic, pushes air fares by 1.04%
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The prevailing investment-friendly environment in Edo State, resulting from a series of reforms embarked upon by the Godwin Obaseki administration, to open up the state to private sector investment is impacting on air transportation, stretching airlines to their limit.The post Positive Economic outlook in Edo increases investor traffic, pushes air fares by 1.04% appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Presidency approves special funding for counter-terrorism war
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
THE Presidency has approved a new special funding for the ongoing counter-terrorism fight in the country. The post Presidency approves special funding for counter-terrorism war appeared first on Vanguard News.
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What are the solutions to Apapa gridlock’ (3)
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The road should be repaired and expanded. The stategovernment should regulate the heavy trucks.The post What are the solutions to Apapa gridlock’ (3) appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Niger Delta mothers protest harassment of Patience Jonathan
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Hundreds of Niger Delta women, yesterday, marched to Government House, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to protest what they termed the incessant harassment of former first lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCCThe post Niger Delta mothers protest harassment of Patience Jonathan appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Why Buhari ignored nPDP ‘Presidency
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
ABUJA’THE decision by President Muhammadu Buhari not to meet with the aggrieved members of New Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, who joined forces with All Progressives Congress, APC, to dislodge PDP in 2015 elections was to show respect to the APC, a top presidential source has said.The post Why Buhari ignored nPDP ‘Presidency appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Why I’ll not relent on projects delivery ‘ Wike
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that he will not slow down on projects delivery because the people of the state deserve the very best.The post Why Ill not relent on projects delivery ‘ Wike appeared first on Vanguard News.
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PDP will collapse when I assume office ‘ Oshiomhole
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
I have never exercised dictatorial powers, I have always exercised persuasive powers, negotiating skills and those are my skillsThe post PDP will collapse when I assume office ‘ Oshiomhole appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Court to continue with trial of ex-lawmaker, Anthony Akala in N240m suit
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
LAGOS’ATTEMPTS by counsel to stall the trial of a former House of Representatives member from Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State, Mr Anthony Akala and three others, standing trial on alleged N240 million fraud, before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, was, yesterday, frustrated.The post Court to continue with trial of ex-lawmaker, Anthony Akala in N240m suit appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Osinbajo says Fayemi is God’s man for the job
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has described the All Progressive Congress governorship candidate, Kayode Fayemi as a man sent by God to deliver Ekiti from poverty, saying the July 14 election will afford the electorate the opportunity to change their destinies for good.The post Osinbajo says Fayemi is God’s man for the job appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Fighting corruption: Probe your 2015 campaign fund, PDP tells Buhari
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
eoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to show his sincerity in the fight against corruption by probing the source of his campaign fund in 2015 general elections.The post Fighting corruption: Probe your 2015 campaign fund, PDP tells Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Rise against domestic violence, Ambode’s wife, deputy gov, others urge women
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
LAGOS’WIFE of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode; Deputy Governor of the state, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, as well as other stakeholders, yesterday, tasked women to give priority attention to their health and stand against all forms of domestic violence, social vices, such as child abuse, rape and teenage pregnancy.The post Rise against domestic violence, Ambodes wife, deputy gov, others urge women appeared first on Vanguard News.
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APC doesn’t need a Combative National Chairman ‘ Ebri
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
I have a track record which is difficult to duplicate; transparency, integrity, focus and grip on the masses. I have always been masses- orientedThe post APC doesn’t need a Combative National Chairman Ebri appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Super Eagles disappointed me ‘ Mourinho
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Jose Mourinho has said he was disappointed with the Super Eagles against Croatia and will now change his prediction that Nigeria will qualify from their group, while also insisting Mikel Obi is ‘not a No 10’.The post Super Eagles disappointed me ‘ Mourinho appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Croatia better than Argentina ‘ Kovacic
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic is confident his side will get the better of Argentina when they meet in the World Cup because they are ‘a better team’ than the South Americans.The post Croatia better than Argentina ‘ Kovacic appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Eagles bank on weather to beat Iceland
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The weather in Volgograd on Super Eagles match day against Iceland could be as high as a boiling 35 degrees centigrade ‘ very much like Abuja heat in dry season ‘ and Nigeria will be hoping that will be an advantage for them on the day. It could also be a disadvantage for the mostly foreign-based Super Eagles players.The post Eagles bank on weather to beat Iceland appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Atiku visits Dickson, seeks support on presidential ambition
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
YENAGOA’FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar, yesterday stormed Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, to consult with Governor Seriake Dickson and the enlarged members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, calling on them to support his presidential ambition to better the lives of Nigerians.The post Atiku visits Dickson, seeks support on presidential ambition appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Boy, 13, drowns in Kano pond
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
A13-year-old boy, Usman Faisal, has drowned while taking his bath in a pond at Gadam village of Ungogo Local Government Area in Kano State, according to an official.The post Boy, 13, drowns in Kano pond appeared first on Vanguard News.
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African countries top neglected displacement crises list
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Nigeria and nine other African countries have topped the Norwegian Refugee Council’s annual list of neglected displacement crises. It is the third year in a row African countries have topped the list of neglected displacement crises that is uprooting millions of lives.The post African countries top neglected displacement crises list appeared first on Vanguard News.
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How Ogbozinne monarch, Igwe Stephen Nwatu, was killed by his subjects
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Nwatu was said to have been stripped naked and beaten to a pulp by his subjects and abandoned at the scene of the incident, while the policemen who were with him fledThe post How Ogbozinne monarch, Igwe Stephen Nwatu, was killed by his subjects appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Tawadrous: I turned negative perception about Nigeria into wealth
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Today, a man, who was warned against coming to Nigeria as a result of the negative perception about the country in the foreign media, narrates how he ignored such warning and found himself in Nigeria where he turned fears into wealth. In discussing his Nigerian story, Michael Tawadrous, Chairman Executive Officer of Vava Furniture (aRead MoreThe post Tawadrous: I turned negative perception about Nigeria into wealth appeared first on Vanguard News.
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How they murdered my son, husband ‘ Housewife
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The tragedy that befell the Adiele family of Eziama-Ubulu, Mgbidi in Oru West Local Government Area, Imo State last week has sent shock waves across the length and breadth of the state. Their son, Dominic Adiele was allegedly clubbed to death by the son of his uncle and some suspected cultists he hired from Benin in Edo State.The post How they murdered my son, husband Housewife appeared first on Vanguard News.
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How they murdered my son, husband ‘ Housewife
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The tragedy that befell the Adiele family of Eziama-Ubulu, Mgbidi in Oru West Local Government Area, Imo State last week has sent shock waves across the length and breadth of the state. Their son, Dominic Adiele was allegedly clubbed to death by the son of his uncle and some suspected cultists he hired from Benin in Edo State.The post How they murdered my son, husband Housewife appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Abuja-based ex-Israeli minister, Gonen Segev allegedly spying for Iran arrested
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Aformer Energy Minister in Israel, Gonen Segev, has reportedly admitted contacts with Iran after being arrested in a suspected spying operation, local reports in Israel said.The post Abuja-based ex-Israeli minister, Gonen Segev allegedly spying for Iran arrested appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Abuja-based ex-Israeli minister, Gonen Segev allegedly spying for Iran arrested
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Aformer Energy Minister in Israel, Gonen Segev, has reportedly admitted contacts with Iran after being arrested in a suspected spying operation, local reports in Israel said.The post Abuja-based ex-Israeli minister, Gonen Segev allegedly spying for Iran arrested appeared first on Vanguard News.
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FG rolls out 6-point plan to solve farmers-herders crisis
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The Federal Government has presented a plan to permanently solve the farmers-herders conflicts in the country, which have claimed the lives of thousands over the years.The post FG rolls out 6-point plan to solve farmers-herders crisis appeared first on Vanguard News.
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No officer was knocked down by VP, Fayemi’s convoy ‘ Ekiti Police
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The Ekiti State Police Command has refuted claims that the convoys of the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbjo and that of the All Progressive Candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi knocked down a police officer.The post No officer was knocked down by VP, Fayemis convoy ‘ Ekiti Police appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Naira depreciates to N361.25/$ in I&E window
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The naira yesterday depreciated by 18 kobo to N361.25 in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window.The post Naira depreciates to N361.25/$ in I&E window appeared first on Vanguard News.
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APC CONVENTION: Presidency’s interests in positions rattle permutations
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
LAGOS’A clearer light on the configuration of the incoming national executive of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was last night unfolding with the influence of the Presidency being directed at three strategic offices of the 16 positions in the National Working Committee, NWC.The post APC CONVENTION: Presidency’s interests in positions rattle permutations appeared first on Vanguard News.
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UNIJOS VC begs herdsmen to stop grazing on campus
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Jos’The continued encroachment on land belonging to the University of Jos, UNIJOS, security breaches, grazing activities by herders, infrastructural deficit, inadequate funding and lack of manpower have been identified as major challenges plaguing the institution as it sets to hold its 29th and 30th combined convocation.The post UNIJOS VC begs herdsmen to stop grazing on campus appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Universal Access: Nigerians access internet at great cost
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Within a few decades of its existence, the internet has become man’s most reliable ally in his quest for information. Interestingly, Nigeria is not left behind as both young and the old constantly log into the internet, these days, for one activity or the other.The post Universal Access: Nigerians access internet at great cost appeared first on Vanguard News.
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One year after, family of missing Police sergeant cries out
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
A year after Sergeant Daniel Nwankwo, a policeman serving with Akwa Ibom State Command, went missing, his family has decried the silence of Police authorities on his whereabouts, saying the health of his 85-year-old mother, Victoria, has deteriorated since the incident.The post One year after, family of missing Police sergeant cries out appeared first on Vanguard News.
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2 killed in another Ojuelegba Bridge truck accident
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Two persons died when a truck loaded with boards and plywood tilted on the Ojuelegba Bridge, Surulere, Lagos State late on Tuesday evening.The post 2 killed in another Ojuelegba Bridge truck accident appeared first on Vanguard News.
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CAN seeks Buhari’s intervention in death sentence on 5 Christian youths
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the death sentence on five Christian youths in Adamawa State.The post CAN seeks Buhari’s intervention in death sentence on 5 Christian youths appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Bauchi windstorm: Buhari dispatches delegation for assessment
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, to lead a Federal Government delegation to Bauchi State to assess the level of havoc caused by the recent windstorm, which destroyed an estimated 1,505 houses mainly in the state capital.The post Bauchi windstorm: Buhari dispatches delegation for assessment appeared first on Vanguard News.
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As DISCOs start mass disconnections
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
THE eleven Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, have declared war against consumers of power as they have embarked on mass disconnections throughout Nigeria. From Lagos to Port Harcourt, Benin to Kano and Kaduna to Abuja, consumers continue to lament as the DISCOs disconnect them from the national grid over indebtedness.The post As DISCOs start mass disconnections appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Photos: Another truck falls off Ojuelegba bridge
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Two persons died when a truck loaded with boards and plywood tilted on the Ojuelegba Bridge, Surulere, Lagos State late on Tuesday evening.Two other persons were also injured, according to an update provided by the General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr Adesina Tiamiyu.The post Photos: Another truck falls off Ojuelegba bridge appeared first on Vanguard News.
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65 persons die in Bauchi auto crashes
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The Bauchi State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has said no fewer than 65 persons died in various road accidents across the state between January and May.The post 65 persons die in Bauchi auto crashes appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Utomi, Mirabel Centre, Edozien make case for rape victims
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
LAGOS’FORMER governor of defunct Bendel State, Chief John Edozien; a governorship aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Professor Pat Utomi, and founder of The Mirabel Centre, Mrs. Itoro Eze-Anaba, yesterday, called on Nigerians to fish out perpetrators of rape, sexual harassment and other gender-based violence in their respective communities.The post Utomi, Mirabel Centre, Edozien make case for rape victims appeared first on Vanguard News.
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IPOB prints 40m ballot papers for referendum on Biafra
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
INDIGENOUS People of Biafra, IPOB, has said that it has printed 40 million ballot papers to be used in the first phase of the referendum by Biafrans to determine their readiness to opt out of Nigeria.The post IPOB prints 40m ballot papers for referendum on Biafra appeared first on Vanguard News.
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APC standing on injustice, I am set to leave ‘Shehu Sani
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna Central), has said All Progressives Congress, APC, was standing on the foundation of injustice and he and other like-minded persons against injustice were at the departure door set to leave the party.The post APC standing on injustice, I am set to leave ‘Shehu Sani appeared first on Vanguard News.
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FG plans Western rail line to cover 9 states, FCT’ Amaechi
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, yesterday, said Nigeria’s rail line would cover Western corridor of the country traversing nine states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja spanning a total of 1,402 kilometres.The post FG plans Western rail line to cover 9 states, FCT’ Amaechi appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Heavens won’t fall if you take bold decisions, CJN tells judges
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, charged judges and other judicial officers in the country to take decisions as heavens will not fall.The post Heavens won’t fall if you take bold decisions, CJN tells judges appeared first on Vanguard News.
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Power generator fumes disaster in Edo: Mother, 5 children dead; father in coma
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
Fumes from a power generator left running throughout Monday night, has left six members of a family dead, with their father in coma, at Akpata Street in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State.The post Power generator fumes disaster in Edo: Mother, 5 children dead; father in coma appeared first on Vanguard News.
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