NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY’S VANGUARD NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [15 AUGUST, 2018].

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POB calls for panel to investigate killing of 38 pro-Biafra agitators
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has called for an international panel of enquiry to investigate the killings of 38 pro-Biafra agitators by the Federal Government.Continue reading IPOB calls for panel to investigate killing of 38 pro-Biafra agitators at Vanguard News.
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Impeachment: Court orders substituted service on panelists
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
AN Imo State High Court presided over by Justice Benjamin C. Iheka, yesterday ordered substituted service on members of the panel that allegedly probed the ‘gross misconduct’ levelled against the Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere.Continue reading Impeachment: Court orders substituted service on panelists at Vanguard News.
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INEC extends voters registration exercise by 2 weeks
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has extended the ongoing voter registration exercise by two weeks.Continue reading INEC extends voters registration exercise by 2 weeks at Vanguard News.
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2018 Electoral Act Bill still alive ‘Presidency
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
THE Presidency, yesterday, assured Nigerians that the 2018 Electoral Act Bill passed by the National Assembly and forwarded to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent on August 3 was still alive.Continue reading 2018 Electoral Act Bill still alive ‘Presidency at Vanguard News.
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LASG offsets pension obligations with N2bn in 3 months
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
THE Lagos State Government has announced the release of over N2 billion to off-set its pensioners’ obligation under the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, in the last three months.Continue reading LASG offsets pension obligations with N2bn in 3 months at Vanguard News.
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SARS: Osinbajo orders probe of abuses as IG rejigs squad
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday directed the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to commence investigations into allegations of abuses by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria police, otherwise known as SARS.Continue reading SARS: Osinbajo orders probe of abuses as IG rejigs squad at Vanguard News.
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10 die in Katsina LG boss convoy’s accident
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
No fewer than 10 supporters in the entourage of a newly sworn in Chairman, Caretaker Transition Committee of Batsari Local Government Area, Alhaji Mannir Ruma,are feared dead in a motor accident along Batsari-Katsina Road.Continue reading 10 die in Katsina LG boss convoys accident at Vanguard News.
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Several injured as factions of transport union clash in Ekiti
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
There was palpable tension in Ado-Ekitiyesterday, asmembersof the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN, clashedover leadership tussle within the union.Continue reading Several injured as factions of transport union clash in Ekiti at Vanguard News.
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2019: Let Itsekiri produce Delta South senator ‘ Akassa
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
A chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Burutu Local Government Area, Delta State, Mr. Richard Akassa, has urged the political class in Delta South senatorial district to give room for the Itsekiri ethnic nationality to produce the next senator to represent the district in the 2019 general election.Continue reading 2019: Let Itsekiri produce Delta South senator Akassa at Vanguard News.
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Odili turns Ornament of Rivers at 70
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
FORMER governor Peter Odili, yesterday, earned a new accolade as ‘Ornament of Rivers State’ as he clocks 70 today.Continue reading Odili turns Ornament of Rivers at 70 at Vanguard News.
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Oyo SSG joins guber race, says Ajimobi has no anointed aspirant
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
AS the race for the governorship tickets of Oyo State hots up, about seven aides of Governor Abiola Ajimobi are struggling to get the ticket of All Progressives Congress, APC.Continue reading Oyo SSG joins guber race, says Ajimobi has no anointed aspirant at Vanguard News.
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CCITraders to hold public lecture, seminar on Digital Wealth
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
CCITraders, a leading online trading firm has finalized arrangements to hold a public lecture and business seminar on digital wealth creation.Continue reading CCITraders to hold public lecture, seminar on Digital Wealth at Vanguard News.
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Woman cheats death, as fire guts her home in Anambra
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
A middle-aged woman on Monday night sustained severe burns following kerosene explosion that engulfed her apartment at Awada-Obosi in Idemili North local government area of Anambra State.Continue reading Woman cheats death, as fire guts her home in Anambra at Vanguard News.
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PVC: Farmers allege monetary demand by local govt officials to register/collect
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Farmers in Lagos yesterday alleged that some Local Government officials in Ikorodu were demanding money for registration and collection of Permanent Voter’s Card, PVC, attributing their refusal to bow to the request to the delay in collection of their PVCs.Continue reading PVC: Farmers allege monetary demand by local govt officials to register/collect at Vanguard News.
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We’ll deliver for Buhari in 2019 ‘ Ambode
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
THE National leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday, took a swipe at former President Olusegun Obasanjo saying he lacked the credibility to speak for Nigerians on who to vote for in the 2019 general elections, adding that he cannot stop PresidentMuhamamduBuhari’s victory.Continue reading Well deliver for Buhari in 2019 Ambode at Vanguard News.
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Lagos, third worst city to live in, says EIU report
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
THEEconomist Intelligence Unit, EIU, has ranked Lagos State as the third worst city to live in among 140 cities worldwideContinue reading Lagos, third worst city to live in, says EIU report at Vanguard News.
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N-Delta youths urge FG to develop existing seaports
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Youths in Niger Delta under the aegis of Niger Delta Youth Movement, NDYM, have called on the Federal Government to develop and open up existing seaports in Niger Delta to decongest the Lagos ports and create economic boom in the region.Continue reading N-Delta youths urge FG to develop existing seaports at Vanguard News.
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Wike deserves second term ‘ Kwankwaso
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
APresidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State deserves a second term on the strength of his projects.Continue reading Wike deserves second term Kwankwaso at Vanguard News.
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Handling Nigeria’s two million artisan miners
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
ONE of the areas in which Nigeria’s rich potentials has been well-documented is the mining sector. In the 1960s, mining contributed up to 50 per cent to the nation’s economy. But due to the advent of oil, Nigeria lost interest in mining. Solid minerals contributed about 0.3 per cent to our GDP in 2015 as opposed to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Botswana (40 per cent).Continue reading Handling Nigeria’s two million artisan miners at Vanguard News.
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I’ll restructure Nigeria, address insecurity if elected president ‘ Makarfi
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
FORMER Governor of Kaduna State and 2019 Presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Tuesday, said he would restructure Nigeria and address the problem of insecurity plaguing the country if elected President in 2019.Continue reading I’ll restructure Nigeria, address insecurity if elected president ‘ Makarfi at Vanguard News.
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Nigerians never asked if Buhari was qualified to make the change ‘ Dankwanbo
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
24 hours after the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the GombeState governor and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential aspirant, Ibrahim Dankwanbo held another closed-door meeting with the former president.Continue reading Nigerians never asked if Buhari was qualified to make the change Dankwanbo at Vanguard News.
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PDP vows to resist attempt to rig it out in future elections
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it will, henceforth, resist any attempt to rig it out in future elections, beginning with the Osun governorship election scheduled for September 22.Continue reading PDP vows to resist attempt to rig it out in future elections at Vanguard News.
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I am not desperate to be President, says Atiku
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Former Vice President and Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that he is not desperate to be President of the country.Continue reading I am not desperate to be President, says Atiku at Vanguard News.
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Dogara absent as Oshiomhole meets NASS APC Caucus
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The Comrade Adams Oshiomhole led National Working Committee NWC of the All Progressives Congress APC Tuesday met with the party caucus in the National Assembly to evolve strategies towards reconvening the two chambers of the legislature.Continue reading Dogara absent as Oshiomhole meets NASS APC Caucus at Vanguard News.
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Breaking: INEC extends Voters’ registration by two weeks
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission has extended the Voters’ registration exercise by two weeks.Continue reading Breaking: INEC extends Voters registration by two weeks at Vanguard News.
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2019: Those afraid of defeat persuading Buhari not to seek re-election- Presidency
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
THE Presidency on Tuesday said that those insinuating that the European Union, the United States and the Saudi Arabia were persuading President Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019 were those afraid of their shadows.Continue reading 2019: Those afraid of defeat persuading Buhari not to seek re-election- Presidency at Vanguard News.
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Oyo guber: PDP stakeholders back consensus option
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Ahead of the 2019 governorship and federal parliamentary elections, leaders and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo South Senatorial District have resolved to adopt the consensus approach in the selection of the party’s governorship candidate. They also resolved to use consensus method in choosing candidates for various elective offices in each of the constituencies in the Senatorial District.Continue reading Oyo guber: PDP stakeholders back consensus option at Vanguar
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We are committed to repositioning NIMASA ‘ Dakuku
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The Director-General, of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has said that the Board and the management of the Agency are committed to ensuring that the quick responds to its core mandate of advancing Nigeria’s global maritime goals.Continue reading We are committed to repositioning NIMASA ‘ Dakuku at Vanguard News.
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Apapa gridlock : Daily car sales drop by 92% ‘ Berger motor dealers
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The United Berger Auto Dealers Association has said that the number of vehicles sold daily has dropped by 92 percent from the level three years.Continue reading Apapa gridlock : Daily car sales drop by 92% ‘ Berger motor dealers at Vanguard News.
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NIRSAL projects $4.4bn revenue from agricultural exports in 2018
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has projected the country’s agricultural exports revenue to reach $4.4 billion (N1.6 trillion) by the end of this year.Continue reading NIRSAL projects $4.4bn revenue from agricultural exports in 2018 at Vanguard News.
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FG receives N813bn from Total, Chevron, CNOOC in one year
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
THE Federal Government received $2.68 billion, about N817.4 billion, from Total, Chevron and China National Offshore Oil Company, CNOOC, in 2017, according to documents obtained from the Canadian government.Continue reading FG receives N813bn from Total, Chevron, CNOOC in one year at Vanguard News.
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Miniso rolls out retail franchise across Nigeria
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Miniso, a Japanese lifestyle designer retail brand, has rolled out a franchise strategy which promises to be the most profitable venture in the business segment in Nigeria.Continue reading Miniso rolls out retail franchise across Nigeria at Vanguard News.
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DMO raises N410bn to finance 2018 budget
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has raised N410 billion from the domestic capital market as public borrowings to fund the 2018 budget. The federal government had indicated that N1.6 trillion would be borrowed to finance about N1.95 trillion deficit contained in the budget.Continue reading DMO raises N410bn to finance 2018 budget at Vanguard News.
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NIMASA, NHF partner to raise N100m for disease prevention
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has partnered with the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF) to assist Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOs, in creating awareness on the dangers of heart diseases and the effect on the well-being of people.Continue reading NIMASA, NHF partner to raise N100m for disease prevention at Vanguard News.
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Why Eastern, Delta ports are not utilised by importers ‘ Industry chieftains
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The plight of ports at the Nigeria’s eastern and delta coastlines may have been compounded by sea robbery and militancy even as some technical challenges linger.Continue reading Why Eastern, Delta ports are not utilised by importers ‘ Industry chieftains at Vanguard News.
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Why piracy is high on Nigerian waters ‘ Ex-Presidential aid
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
FORMER senior special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on maritime matters, Mr. Leke Oyewole, has expressed concern over the volume of Nigeria’s crude oil illegally taken to neighbouring countries, which leads to high piracy in Nigerian waters.Continue reading Why piracy is high on Nigerian waters Ex-Presidential aid at Vanguard News.
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Selloff of equities deflate NSE Index by 0.31% as investors lose N40.5 bn
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Sentiments by investors remained bearish in the equity market, as the Nigerian Stock Exchange, All Share Index, ASI dropped further by 0.31percent to close at 35,288.23 points, amidst continued selloffs.Continue reading Selloff of equities deflate NSE Index by 0.31% as investors lose N40.5 bn at Vanguard News.
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Shippers’ Council pushes for door-to-door cargo delivery mechanism
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
THE Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, has said that it was working on a door-to-door cargo delivery mechanism with a view to ensuring the safety and security of cargo delivery.Continue reading Shippers’ Council pushes for door-to-door cargo delivery mechanism at Vanguard News.
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Customs commissions $4.5bn ECOWAS border post at Seme
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The Seme Border Command of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, has said that the newly-commissioned Joint Border Post by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at the Seme border will enhance border security and facilitate seamless legitimate trade, in tandem with the executive order on the ease of doing business.Continue reading Customs commissions $4.5bn ECOWAS border post at Seme at Vanguard News.
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Egina: NPA attributes success to operational efficiency, synergy
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
MANAGING Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has attributed the successful anchor of the Egina FPSO, to operational efficiency and very robust synergy between the NPA and LADOL including other stakeholders.Continue reading Egina: NPA attributes success to operational efficiency, synergy at Vanguard News.
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Odili finds new love at 70
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
For Peter Otunuya Odili, it is remarkable that the day he was born, August 15, was the same day the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of our Lord Jesus Christ was assumed into Heaven, body and soul. As an ardent Catholic, for whom that day is a holy day of obligation, just like a Sunday, the significance of the coincidental event is not lost on him as it actually reinforces his faith which was given a shine at two Catholic schoaols- Sacred Heart School, Odoakpu, Onitsha and later at the famous Christ
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Kwali potentials and Shazin’s invest drive
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
AS chairman of Kwali area council Federal Capital Territory, Honourable Joseph Shazin is firing on all fronts in terms of showcasing the numerous potentials of Kwali area council and by extension Abuja to all parts of the world. This was made manifest during his recent official trip to South Africa.Continue reading Kwali potentials and Shazins invest drive at Vanguard News.
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Dauragate and the shame of a nation by Reuben Abati
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The week that just passed will for long be remembered as perhaps the most momentous week in the history of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since 2015. Exactly a week ago, officers of the Department of State Security Services (DSS), acting under the instructions of their boss at the time, Lawal Daura, wearing hoods, stormed the premises of the National Assembly in Abuja, Gestapo-style, occupied the place and resorted to the harassment of National assembly workers, members of the Legislative A
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FG to provide free internet access to 10m Nigerians
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
The Federal Government has stated its resolve to provide free internet access to about 10 million Nigerians in key locations across the country.Continue reading FG to provide free internet access to 10m Nigerians at Vanguard News.
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Feedbackhall.com to advance customer relations in Nigeria
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Apparently trying to build an enduring communications relationship between service providers and their consumers, an independent voice for consumers, Feedbackhall, has just launched a community review website called Feedbackhall.com.Continue reading Feedbackhall.com to advance customer relations in Nigeria at Vanguard News.
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AFCON 2019: CAF gives Cameroon go-ahead nod
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Confederation of African Football has put the seal of approval on Cameroon’s 2019 Afcon hosting rights, saying the tournament will not be taken away from the central African country.Continue reading AFCON 2019: CAF gives Cameroon go-ahead nod at Vanguard News.
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FIFA U-20 WWC: Ajibade loses goal against China
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Rasheedat Ajibade who was credited to have scored a last gasp equaliser against China in their group D game of the U20 Women’s World Cup France 2018, has lost the right to own the back breaking goal.Continue reading FIFA U-20 WWC: Ajibade loses goal against China at Vanguard News.
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FIFA Suspension: Act now before it’s too late, Toro, Duamlong tell FG
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Jolted by the Monday, August 20 2018 deadline given by FIFA for Nigeria to put its football federation in order, Nigeria football stakeholders have urged the Federal government to act and saved the country embarrassment.Continue reading FIFA Suspension: Act now before it’s too late, Toro, Duamlong tell FG at Vanguard News.
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Governor’s Cup Tennis changes to Lagos Open
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
After 17 years of being known as Lagos Governor’s Cup Tennis, the longest running international tennis tournament in Nigeria has metamorphosed to the Lagos Open from this year.Continue reading Governor’s Cup Tennis changes to Lagos Open at Vanguard News.
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