NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY’S VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [3RD AUGUST, 2018].

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

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Fix flow stations in our land, Ijaw group warns FG
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
WARRI’THE Iduwini National Movement for Peace and Development, INMPD, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps to address the development issues affecting Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC’s Flow Stations located in Burutu and Gbaramatu kingdoms in Burutu and Warri South-West Local Government areas.Continue reading Fix flow stations in our land, Ijaw group warns FG at Vanguard News.
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Army reunites rescued children with parents in Borno
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
THE Nigerian Army has said its troops of 22 Brigade, deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole, have reunited children abducted two years ago by Boko Haram terrorists with their parents at Ngafure village in Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State.Continue reading Army reunites rescued children with parents in Borno at Vanguard News.
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President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana swears in new electoral commission chair
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has sworn into office a new chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC).Continue reading President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana swears in new electoral commission chair at Vanguard News.
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Shehu Sani on indefinite suspension, says Kaduna APC Chairman
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
The chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State has confirmed, that Senator Shehu Sani is on indefinite suspension.Continue reading Shehu Sani on indefinite suspension, says Kaduna APC Chairman at Vanguard News.
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Ughelli women shut East-West Road over estimated billings by BEDC
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
By Perez BrisibeUGHELL’TRAVELLERS on the Ughelli axis of East-West Road were, yesterday, stranded for over four hours as hundreds of protesting women from Ughelli and surrounding communities shut the road over what they described as the continuous estimated billings by Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC.Vehicular movement and commercial activities on the road were completely paralysed till about 11a.m., when the protest ended with the women promising to return to the road if the m
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Court upholds Nwafor as Rivers APC counsel
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
PORT HARCOURT’A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has held that Mr. Nwafor Felix is the legal representative of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the crisis rocking the party following its ward, local government and state congresses conducted in the state in MayContinue reading Court upholds Nwafor as Rivers APC counsel at Vanguard News.
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El-Zakzaky: Vanguard circulation rep escapes death in Kaduna
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
The Circulation Representative of Vanguard newspapers in Kaduna, Clement Olajide, yesterday, escaped death by the whiskers as soldiers deployed to enforce blockade of roads leading to the Kaduna High Court, where leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, was to be arraigned, fired several tear gas canisters at his car, while he was distributing yesterday’s edition of Vanguard newspapers.Continue reading El-Zakzaky: Vanguard circulation rep escapes death in Kaduna at Va
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Shaibu alleges diversion of funds meant for Niger Delta devt
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
BENIN’Edo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Philip Shaibu, yesterday, said the diversion of funds meant for development in the Niger Delta region was responsible for the under-development of parts of the region.Continue reading Shaibu alleges diversion of funds meant for Niger Delta devt at Vanguard News.
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No legal or constitutional basis for Saraki to resign as Senate President- Ozekhome
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Constitutional Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome SAN, has dismissed the call on Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki to resign his position as Senate President following his defection from the All Progressive Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Continue reading No legal or constitutional basis for Saraki to resign as Senate President- Ozekhome at Vanguard News.
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Akwa Ibom 2019: Zoning puzzles for APC
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
AS the 2019 elections draw closer zoning is turning into an issue for consideration by the two major political parties in Akwa Ibom State; the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP and All Progressives Congress APC in Akwa Ibom State are pushing forward strategies on how to win the gubernatorial election.Continue reading Akwa Ibom 2019: Zoning puzzles for APC at Vanguard News.
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Saraki, Tambuwal, others defection unconstitutional ‘Falana
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has faulted the defection of Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki; Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, his Kwara State counterpart, Abdulfatah Ahmed, from All Progressives Congress, APC, to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying, it was unconstitutional.Continue reading Saraki, Tambuwal, others defection unconstitutional ‘Falana at Vanguard News.
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We’ve 22 states, 53 senators, no more defection from APC ‘ Okorocha
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said no governor will defect from the party again.Continue reading Weve 22 states, 53 senators, no more defection from APC ‘ Okorocha at Vanguard News.
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Edo APC: Youths put Obaseki on the spot
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
MEMBERS of the youth wing of the ruling APC in Edo State have in the last few days been enmeshed in verbal war over the performance of the almost two years old administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki, who in the eyes of non-party members have performed creditably in terms of infrastructure, sanity in public behaviours and traffic management among others.Continue reading Edo APC: Youths put Obaseki on the spot at Vanguard News.
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AESN hails FG on Currency Swap Agreement with China
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Association of Economists and Statisticians of Nigeria, AESN, has hailed the Federal Government for signing Bilateral Currency Agreement with China, stressing that trade and investment between the two countries will improve and financial market stability maintain.Continue reading AESN hails FG on Currency Swap Agreement with China at Vanguard News.
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Delta Gov proposes speedy evacuation of athletes, officials
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Bothered by the negative impression delays at the airports have caused, Delta State government is looking at ways to effect speedy evacuation of delegations to the 21st African Athletics Championships.Continue reading Delta Gov proposes speedy evacuation of athletes, officials at Vanguard News.
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Why we settled for Asaba to host ‘ CAA president
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Confederation of Africa Athletics president, Kalkaba Malboum has explained why Asaba was chosen to host the 2018 African Athletics Championships.Continue reading Why we settled for Asaba to host ‘ CAA president at Vanguard News.
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Eagles to play in Asaba
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick has hinted that the Super Eagles will play one of their qualification matches at the Stephen Keshi stadium.Continue reading Eagles to play in Asaba at Vanguard News.
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Mother of 5 arrested over death of lover
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
A48-year-old mother of five, Mrs Ebere Dike has been arrested in connection with the death of one of her lovers, Mr. Otti-Oriekpa Mike, at her apartment in Morogbo area of Ikorodu, Lagos.Continue reading Mother of 5 arrested over death of lover at Vanguard News.
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Impeachment threats shadow plans to reconvene NASS
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, buoyed by the influx of bigwig politicians into its ranks, this week, were at each others’ throats last night, over fears that moves were afoot to impeach the current leadership of the National Assembly.Continue reading Impeachment threats shadow plans to reconvene NASS at Vanguard News.
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Buhari’s appointee, others set to dump APC in Ondo
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
THE wave of defection in the All Progressives Congress, APC, has hit the party in Ondo State as no fewer than three chieftains of the party are set to dump the APC for Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.Continue reading Buhari’s appointee, others set to dump APC in Ondo at Vanguard News.
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PROJECTS: FG to refund N489bn to 21 states
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
TWENTY one states of the federation are to benefit from the N489bn refund approved by the Senate for states that used their resources to execute federal projects in their areas.Continue reading PROJECTS: FG to refund N489bn to 21 states at Vanguard News.
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Lagos Assembly reshuffles committees, sidelines 8 members
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
LAGOS’THE Lagos State House of Assembly has reshuffled its cabinet months after it dissolved the standing committees. 32 members of the House were incorporated, while eight members were left out.Continue reading Lagos Assembly reshuffles committees, sidelines 8 members at Vanguard News.
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DSS bows to pressure, arraigns journalist detained since 2016
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
The Department of State Services, DSS, yesterday arraignedJones Abiri, a journalist who has been in its custody since 2016, at a magistrate court in Abuja.Continue reading DSS bows to pressure, arraigns journalist detained since 2016 at Vanguard News.
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CUPP inaugurates a 17-man Steering Committee
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
DETERMINED to forge a common front ahead of the 2019 elections, the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, yesterday inaugurated a 17-man steering committee to pilot its affairs, preparatory to the general elections.Continue reading CUPP inaugurates a 17-man Steering Committee at Vanguard News.
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Education needs discipline for a progressive society
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
TO have a progressive society, youths must complement education with discipline, says the Commandant of Command Day Secondary School, Ojo, Lt. Col. Musa Bappaiya, who spoke at the school’s 18th valedictory, speech and prize-giving day , Lagos.Continue reading ‘Education needs discipline for a progressive society’ at Vanguard News.
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FG orders 48 coaches for Abuja Light Rail
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
The federal government says it has placed an order of 48 train coaches for full operation of the Abuja Light rail project.Continue reading FG orders 48 coaches for Abuja Light Rail at Vanguard News.
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There’s cheapening of lives under Buhari’s govt ‘ Soyinka
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday, lamented that the lives of Nigerians have been so cheapened under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, and called for the election of new generation of leaders to overhaul the system.Continue reading Theres cheapening of lives under Buhari’s govt Soyinka at Vanguard News.
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2019: PDP’ll field only popular candidates, Dickson tells party faithful
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said only popular candidates will fly the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, flag in 2019 general election.Continue reading 2019: PDPll field only popular candidates, Dickson tells party faithful at Vanguard News.
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APC, Ebonyi govt fight over use of stadium for rally
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
EBONYI State government and the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday took different stands over the planned usage of the Abakaliki Township Stadium by the latter for its rally this Saturday in the state.Continue reading APC, Ebonyi govt fight over use of stadium for rally at Vanguard News.
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Show of strength: Kashamu leads scores of PDP supporters in Ogun
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
THE lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial district, Senator Buruji Kashamu, yesterday, led hundreds of members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in what could be described as a show of strength in Abeokuta, Ogun State.Continue reading Show of strength: Kashamu leads scores of PDP supporters in Ogun at Vanguard News.
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Ortom impeachment saga: APC, Presidency destabilising Nigeria ‘Anietie Okon
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Apparently worried by the political crisis engulfing Benue State following the departure of Governor Samuel Ortom from All Progressives Congress, APC, to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Anietie Okon, has accused APC and the Presidency of destabilizing the nation’s democracy.Continue reading Ortom impeachment saga: APC, Presidency destabilising Nigeria ‘Anietie Okon at Vanguard News.
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INSECURITY: Afenifere concerned over migration from the North
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
AKURE’THE socio-political Pan-Yorubaorganisation, Afenifere, has said that it is disturbed by the degenerating situation of the country’s security.Continue reading INSECURITY: Afenifere concerned over migration from the North at Vanguard News.
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Nnewi flood: Obiano downcast, orders search for missing victim
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra state has ordered the immediate recovery of the body of forty five (45) year- old Mr. Ugochukwu Ofiaeli who was allegedly drowned in a flash flood at Nnewi at the weekend.Continue reading Nnewi flood: Obiano downcast, orders search for missing victim at Vanguard News.
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Detained journalist: IPC flays DSS over detention of Abiri
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
THE International Press Centre, IPC, has flayed the Department of State Services, DSS, for failing to produce a witness against Mr. Jones Abiri, who was arraigned before a Magistrate court in Abuja.Continue reading Detained journalist: IPC flays DSS over detention of Abiri at Vanguard News.
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Bad roads remain our greatest challenge- Mrs Oraka Caption: Loral headmistress
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
The headmistress, HM Loral International Boarding Nursery and Primary school, Igbese Mrs Christiana Oraka has lamented the deplorable state of Agbara/Igbese road as major one of the major challenges facing the citadel of learning.Continue reading Bad roads remain our greatest challenge- Mrs Oraka Caption: Loral headmistress at Vanguard News.
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Foundation provides succour to street children
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
In a bid to reduce the number of delinquents on the streets, Inyang Otu Foundation, a non-profit organization, NGO recently provided platforms for vocational trainings; food and other basis amenities for children in slum areas in Nigeria and in Ghana.Continue reading Foundation provides succour to street children at Vanguard News.
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NCE approves establishment of Education Bank & Study Loan Board
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
THE National Council on Education, NCE, has approved the establishment of Education Bank and Study Loan Boards by states at concessionary interest rate to allow students easy access to fund.Continue reading NCE approves establishment of Education Bank & Study Loan Board at Vanguard News.
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There will be no peace in the Senate until Saraki resigns, Senator Abu Ibrahim
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
CHAIRMAN, Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Abu Ibrahim, APC, Katsina South has boasted that the Senate will not witness peace if Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki fails to resign from his present position.Continue reading There will be no peace in the Senate until Saraki resigns, Senator Abu Ibrahim at Vanguard News.
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2019: Buhari will win 73 % votes in South-East, says Kalu
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Former Gov. Orji Kalu of Abia on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari would win over 75 per cent of votes in the South-East in 2019 general elections, as a reward for the landmark projects he had executed in the zone.Continue reading 2019: Buhari will win 73 % votes in South-East, says Kalu at Vanguard News.
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Certificate: Police investigate Adeleke, arrest principal
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
There,appeared to be more trouble for Senator Ademola Adeleke as detectives from the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have commenced investigations into the allegations of certificate forgery against the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun state.Continue reading Certificate: Police investigate Adeleke, arrest principal at Vanguard News.
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Those leaving the APC are the only honest Nigerians ‘ Galadima
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
he Peoples Democratic Party PDP Thas said that all those leaving the All Progressive Party APC are ‘the only honest Nigerian’Continue reading Those leaving the APC are the only honest Nigerians Galadima at Vanguard News.
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Ortom’s impeachment: Benue tribal leaders warn against looming anarchy
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Bothered by the political crisis rocking Benue state, the tribal leaders of the state under the aegis of Mdzough U Tiv, MUT, Ochetoha K’ Idoma, OKI, and Omi Ny’ Igede, ONI, have condemned the crisis and urged the feuding parties to sheath their sword to avert looming anarchy in the state.Continue reading Ortoms impeachment: Benue tribal leaders warn against looming anarchy at Vanguard News.
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I am yet to decamp ‘ Kano Deputy Gov
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Following widespread rumors, especially on the social media, that the Kano state Deputy Governor, Professor Hafiz Abubakar has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress APC for the People’s Democratic Party PDP, he said he is yet to decamp.Continue reading I am yet to decamp Kano Deputy Gov at Vanguard News.
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CBN committed to economic well-being of Nigerians
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday restated its commitment to the economic well-being of all Nigerians.Continue reading CBN committed to economic well-being of Nigerians at Vanguard News.
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CBN urged to prioritize low interest rate over MPR
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Meanwhile, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, yesterday, called on the apex bank to prioritize achieving low interest rate over maintaining high monetary policy rate (MPR).Continue reading CBN urged to prioritize low interest rate over MPR at Vanguard News.
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CBN to sanction banks for clearing system default
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has prescribed 26 sanctions, which includes payment of fines against banks that flout the Nigerian Bankers Clearing System (NBCS) rules.Continue reading CBN to sanction banks for clearing system default at Vanguard News.
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Naira appreciates to N362.31/$ in I&E window
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
The Naira, yesterday, appreciated to N362.31 in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window.Continue reading Naira appreciates to N362.31/$ in I&E window at Vanguard News.
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GRIDLOCK: Apapa corridor of Lagos-Ibadan rail project begins next week ‘ FG
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
THE Federal Government, yesterday, assured that work on the Apapa corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Rail project would commence next week.Continue reading GRIDLOCK: Apapa corridor of Lagos-Ibadan rail project begins next week FG at Vanguard News.
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mCASH comes with N50,000 insurance per transaction ‘ NIBSS
Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) has said that every transaction via the mCASH electronic payment platform enjoys maximum insurance cover of N50,000.Continue reading mCASH comes with N50,000 insurance per transaction ‘ NIBSS at Vanguard News.
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