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

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

Read All Newspapers in one Place - Download our App for free. DOWNLOAD

ALGON threatens to mobilise against Adeosun over allocation from FAAC
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
ASSOCIATION of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, yesterday, said it would mobilise against the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, if local government areas do not get their allocations from the Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee, FAAC, in one week.The post ALGON threatens to mobilise against Adeosun over allocation from FAAC appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

BUY OR SELL OLD AND NEW CARS, PARTS, CAR MATERIALS AS CAR MART NG LAUNCH IN NIGERIA

Reps resolution to suspend me, act of lawlessness ‘Omo-Agege
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The member representing Delta Central senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the purported resolution by the House of Representatives to suspend him over his alleged involvement in the incident that occurred in the Senate Chamber which led to the removal of the Senate’s mace by some persons on April 18, 2018, as an act of lawlessness.The post Reps resolution to suspend me, act of lawlessness ‘Omo-Agege appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

[better-ads type=”banner” banner=”13566″ campaign=”none” count=”2″ columns=”1″ orderby=”rand” order=”ASC” align=”center” show-caption=”1″][/better-ads]

Tribute to Justice Alloysius Katsina-alu
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Iwas shocked beyond description when I received the sad news of the departure of our erudite former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Hon. Justice Alloysius Katsina-Alu, a Minister in the Temple of Justice and a man who occupied the Bench with unquestionable integrity, character, industry and dignity.The post Tribute to Justice Alloysius Katsina-alu appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Read All Newspapers in one Place - Download our App for free. DOWNLOAD

INVESTMENTS: Otti tackles Ikpeazu over foreign trips
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
GOVERNORSHIP candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State in the 2015 election, Dr. Alex Otti, has told Governor Okezie Ikpeazu that he doesn’t need to travel from one country to the other to attract foreign investors to the state.The post INVESTMENTS: Otti tackles Ikpeazu over foreign trips appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Why I want to be Governor of Kwara’Issa Aremu
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
ONE of the foremost labour leaders in the country, Mr. Issa Aremu, who declared his intention to contest Kwara State governorship election in 2019 on Wednesday, has given insight into why he wants to become the next governor of the state.The post Why I want to be Governor of Kwara’Issa Aremu appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

[better-ads type=”banner” banner=”13566″ campaign=”none” count=”2″ columns=”1″ orderby=”rand” order=”ASC” align=”center” show-caption=”1″][/better-ads]

Two kindreds battle over 103 hectares land in Anambra
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
THE battle for the massive 103.3 hectares of land at Anaku in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State has pitched two kindreds in the area against each other.The post Two kindreds battle over 103 hectares land in Anambra appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Maritime workers issue 21-day ultimatum to FG over Apapa-Oshodi Expressway gridlock
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Shocked by the complete breakdown of law and order by truck drivers on Apapa Oshodi Expressway and the unmotorable condition of the road, leaders of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, have handed down a 21-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to clear the road of gridlock and make it motorable or rsik industrial unrest.The post Maritime workers issue 21-day ultimatum to FG over Apapa-Oshodi Expressway gridlock appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Reps move to probe proceeds of oil field licences
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
THE House of Representatives yesterday moved to probe the process and financial proceeds from licensing of Nigeria’s marginal oil fields.The post Reps move to probe proceeds of oil field licences appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

FAAC deadlock goes on as govs insist on ‘no sharing
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Governors of the 36 states of the federation insisted, Wednesday night, that the deadlock at the Federation Accounts and Allocation Committee, FAAC, meetings will continue until the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, remits what is due to government coffers.The post FAAC deadlock goes on as govs insist on ‘no sharing’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

[better-ads type=”banner” banner=”13566″ campaign=”none” count=”2″ columns=”1″ orderby=”rand” order=”ASC” align=”center” show-caption=”1″][/better-ads]

2019: I’ll complete all projects before handing over ‘ AJIMOBI
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, yesterday, reiterated his administration’s commitment and determination to ensuring that all projects embarked on by his government were completed before leaving the office in 2019.The post 2019: Ill complete all projects before handing over ‘ AJIMOBI appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Igbo political future not resting on Buhari ‘Igboezue
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
ASOCIO-political organisation, Igboezue International, yesterday, said the political future of Igbo, would not depend on whether or not President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected in 2019.The post Igbo political future not resting on Buhari ‘Igboezue appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Nigeria not matured for State Police ‘ Bode Olajumoke
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
SENATORBode Olajumoke said, yesterday, that the country was not matured for the establishment of a state police.The post Nigeria not matured for State Police ‘ Bode Olajumoke appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Reps investigate $50bn loss in gold tax revenue, illegal mining
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
House of Representatives, yesterday resolved to investigate the loss ofover$50 billion (N8 trillion) in gold revenue tax from 2013 to 2018.The post Reps investigate $50bn loss in gold tax revenue, illegal mining appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Climate change-induced conflicts threat to humanity’ Gambari
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Aformer Minister of External Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, has said developing strategies to address climate change and its induced conflicts is a roadmap to achieving Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs.The post Climate change-induced conflicts threat to humanity’ Gambari appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Police deny assassination attempt on Dino Melaye, asks him to report
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The Kogi State Police Command has denied reports by Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west district at the National Assembly, Thursday, that unknown gunmen in uniform (police,SARS and military) fired gun shot at the vehicle in Kogi State just as its asked the Senator to report with the people in his convoy to the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, Lokoja.The post Police deny assassination attempt on Dino Melaye, asks him to
read more…

Why PDP, Secondus, Atiku threatened to boycott 2019 polls,
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The leadership of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has threatened to pull out of the 2019 general elections if the electoral umpire and security agencies fail to demonstrate sufficient level of impartiality expected from them by Nigerians and the rest of the world.The post Why PDP, Secondus, Atiku threatened to boycott 2019 polls, appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

[better-ads type=”banner” banner=”13566″ campaign=”none” count=”2″ columns=”1″ orderby=”rand” order=”ASC” align=”center” show-caption=”1″][/better-ads]

Fresh Congresses : Imo APC, stakeholders move to stop Oshiomhole, others
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
In a bid to stop the party from invalidating the primaries earlier conducted in the state, the Imo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress and stakeholders in the state have filed an appeal against the party’s national chairman and the National Working Committee.The post Fresh Congresses : Imo APC, stakeholders move to stop Oshiomhole, others appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Amnesty students apologise to varsity authorities over unrest
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
STUDENTS of Novena University, Ogume, Delta State, under the Presidential Amnesty Programme, who were rusticated in connection with a protest over the death of a female student in May, have apologised to the management of the institution, saying that the protest was hijacked.The post Amnesty students apologise to varsity authorities over unrest appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Fayemi can start his probe now, his vendetta mission will consume him ‘ Ekiti Govt
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Ekiti State Government has challenged the governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi to begin his probe of the Ayodele Fayose led government now instead of waiting till October 16 that he will be sworn in, saying; ‘it is obvious that he will be consumed in his vendetta mission and rather than grandstanding, Fayemi should first seek legitimacy for his stolen mandate. ‘The post Fayemi can start his probe now, his vendetta mission will consume him ‘ Ekiti Govt appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Partake in election process, Okpe monarch tells Catholic Bishops
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, HRM Orhue I, has charged Catholic Bishops in Nigeria and their members not to shy away from taking part in elections, urging them to participate fully in the 2019 general election.The post Partake in election process, Okpe monarch tells Catholic Bishops appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

INEC fixes Aug 11 for Bauchi South by-election
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed August 11 for Bauchi South senatorial by-election.The post INEC fixes Aug 11 for Bauchi South by-election appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Ecobank Nigeria appoints Patrick Akinwuntan as MD/CEO
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Ecobank Nigeria yesterday said that Patrick Akinwuntan will take over from Charles Kie as its new Managing Director/Chief Executive.The post Ecobank Nigeria appoints Patrick Akinwuntan as MD/CEO appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Why Nigerian govt can’t release Dasuki ‘ Attorney General Malami
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The Federal Government has given reasons why it believes the former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col Sambo Dasuki (retd), should not be granted bail.The post Why Nigerian govt can’t release Dasuki ‘ Attorney General Malami appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Wema Bank to sell N20bn bond
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Wema Bank Plc yesterday said it would raise N20 billion via bond offering in August to boost its capital adequacy.The post Wema Bank to sell N20bn bond appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Ekiti election: Buhari celebrating failure
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
We direly need a president of sound egalitarian principles, who is committed to internal party democracy, so that the nominees of the parties can emerge through competition, instead of selection by a corrupt cabalThe post Ekiti election: Buhari celebrating failure’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

[better-ads type=”banner” banner=”13566″ campaign=”none” count=”2″ columns=”1″ orderby=”rand” order=”ASC” align=”center” show-caption=”1″][/better-ads]

Naira down to N361.91/$
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The Naira, yesterday, depreciated by 22 kobo to N361.91 per dollar in the Investors and Exporters window.The post Naira down to N361.91/$ appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Pipeline Probe : Senate threatens Total MD, others with warrant of arrest
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The Senate Committee on Gas, investigating $1billion pipeline contract, has threatened to issue warrant of arrest on Managing Directors, Total and Saipem, if they fail to appear in person on Tuesday.The post Pipeline Probe : Senate threatens Total MD, others with warrant of arrest appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Tunji Olaopa: From civil servant to public governance professor
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
My esteemed friend and mentor, Dr Tunji Olaopa, one of Nigeria’s most brilliant public intellectuals, has just been appointed to the distinguished rank of professor of public administration at Lead City University (LCU), Ibadan. This elevation, which comes three years after the end of his illustrious career in the Nigerian civil service, spanning nearly three decades, will see Dr Olaopa returning to the classroom, not as a student, but in a professorial capacity in which he is expected to s
read more…

Re: Open Letter to Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor, Abia State
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
My dear Arochukwu brother, Dr Alex Chioma Otti, I bring you greetings from the good people of Abia State, in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour of Mankind.The post Re: Open Letter to Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor, Abia State appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

NYSC Exemption Certificate Brouhaha: why Kemi Adeosun has no case to answer
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
If only as a lawyer, I find the ongoing uproar around the alleged forgery of a National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, Exemption Certificate by Minister of Finance, Ms Kemi Adeosun to be a rather very boring melodrama of a storm in a teacup. In the first place, it is the obligation of the NYSC toRead MoreThe post NYSC Exemption Certificate Brouhaha: why Kemi Adeosun has no case to answer appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Progressive politics and democratic participation
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
THE approval by the national working committee of the All Progressive Congress, APC, of the use of direct primaries for the Osun state governorship aspirants represents a welcome reinstatement of the ethos and the building blocks which is at the very heart of the party system.The post Progressive politics and democratic participation appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Peter Obi : A Lesson in Perseverance
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Today, the 19th of July, 2018, Mr. Peter Obi, the former Governor of Anambra State turns fifty-seven. Besides Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, whom I did serials on his birthdays, he is the only other person I have rashly laid upon myself the task of writing on in commemoration of his birthdays. He is one of the few in Nigeria whose lives a keen observer can look at and proclaim how good they are.The post Peter Obi : A Lesson in Perseverance appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Asaba 2018 AAC: Okon-George targets two titles for Nigeria
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Nigeria’s foremost quarter-miler, Patience Okon-George said her aim is to win the women 400m and 4x400m titles at the the African Athletics Championships holding August 1-5 in Asaba, Delta State.The post Asaba 2018 AAC: Okon-George targets two titles for Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Opera News celebrate end of World Cup with car give-away
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Opera News, an online news platform has celebrated the end of Russia 2018 World Cup by giving away the second out of three brand new cars to a twenty-five year old self-employed user in Lagos.The post Opera News celebrate end of World Cup with car give-away appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

There’s Salisu Buhari in Kemi Adeosun
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
If one image has animated social media and adrenalized international fora in recent times, it’s certainly the spurning, denigrating Photo-shopped picture of Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, garbed in National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) attire. Curiously, Adeosun whose alleged infractions have brought severe national, global opprobrium to Nigeria and stretched citizens anger, has maintained a subdued silence. The post Theres Salisu Buhari in Kemi Adeosun appeared first on Van
read more…

FG evacuates 230 stranded Nigerians in Russia, Friday
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that Nigerians stranded in Moscow,Russia at the end of the 2018 World Cup Tournament would be evacuated on Friday.The post FG evacuates 230 stranded Nigerians in Russia, Friday appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

[better-ads type=”banner” banner=”13566″ campaign=”none” count=”2″ columns=”1″ orderby=”rand” order=”ASC” align=”center” show-caption=”1″][/better-ads]

Zidane/Materazzi head-butt drama: Angel told me to red card Zidane, ref Elizondo reveals
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Argentinian referee Horacio Elizondo has spoken for the first time about the World Cup 2006 infamous clash between French captain Zinadine Zidane and Marco Materazzi.The post Zidane/Materazzi head-butt drama: Angel told me to red card Zidane, ref Elizondo reveals appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Detractors, smear campaign against Petrolex Chairman, Segun Adebutu
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Recently, visionary business leader and philanthropist, Segun Adebutu has been the subject of vicious attacks by detractors determined to bring down his family name, soil his reputation and sap political will out of his brother, Ladi Adebutu, who has indicated interest in Ogun State’s gubernatorial race for 2019. Ladi is a PDP gubernatorial aspirant in Ogun State and member of Federal House of Representatives, and both Ladi and Segun are sons of the Premier Lotto founder, Chief Kensington A
read more…

NFF to move into Sunday Dankaro House next week, Giwa says
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Chris Giwa, the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday said the federation’s secretariat would move to the Sunday Dankaro House at the Abuja National Stadium next week.The post NFF to move into Sunday Dankaro House next week, Giwa says appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Lagos holds two-day seminar for intending pilgrims
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi has enjoined Lagos State intending pilgrims to represent the State well in Nigeria and in the Kingdom of Saudi Ararbia.The post Lagos holds two-day seminar for intending pilgrims appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

The ‘forgotten’ Northerners
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Christians in Borno State comprise 45 per cent of the population but are, ‘like Christians all over the North, treated like a conquered people’ and are at the back of the queue when political appointments, professional jobs, school admissions, etc, are being dished outThe post The ‘forgotten Northerners appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Nelson Mandela: Unto us a child was born a century ago
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
NELSON Mandela, whose birth centenary the world marked this Wednesday, July 18, was a mortal. However, in a fractious world governed by class, racial, religious, regional, gender and numeorus other cleavages, it is almost impossible to find a person who is generally accepted by all as a hero and legend. This is the basis of Mandela’s legacy.The post Nelson Mandela: Unto us a child was born a century ago appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Executive Order 6, A Decree misnamed
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
MANY see a lot of wisdom in the Benin adage that at the mention of the whiteman, the white ant also gets jittery.The post Executive Order 6, A Decree misnamed’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

FUT Minna expels PhD student for plagiarism, three others for turning into ‘landlord’ in the university
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Authority of Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna, Niger state has expelled a PhD Doctoral student, Olateju Ademola Mukaila for plagiarism while three undergraduates were also fired from the Institution for overstaying in the University.The post FUT Minna expels PhD student for plagiarism, three others for turning into landlord in the university appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Funding is key to quality education
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Provost, Air Force Institute of Technology, Kaduna, Professor Emmanuel Ezeugo has said for our education to grow and meet some key international best practices, adequate funding is key. ‘Our education needs urgent attention, reformation and injection of cash,’ he said.The post Funding is key to quality education appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

New blood needed in teaching profession ‘ Director, Westminster College
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Chief Johnson Barovbe, Director, Westminster College, Lagos, has called for the infusion of young, dynamic and competent people into the teaching profession, noting that it would be injustice if students were taught using the old method. He made the call during the school’s 16th anniversary recently.The post New blood needed in teaching profession ‘ Director, Westminster College appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Lagos to commence removal of trucks, tankers from highways, bridges on Friday
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
The Lagos State Government on Thursday set up a joint operation involving security agencies and stakeholders in the maritime sector to remove all containerized trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway commencing from Friday.The post Lagos to commence removal of trucks, tankers from highways, bridges on Friday appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…

Car thief nabbed a day after court released him: I needed money to pay my lawyer
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
IT was double tragedy for a notorious car thief in Ondo State, Yemi Adeoye, arrested by Police detectives as he confessed that he ventured into the illicit trade to offset legal fees of N250,000.The post Car thief nabbed a day after court released him: I needed money to pay my lawyer appeared first on Vanguard News.
read more…