Nigeria Newspapers: Today’s Vanguard Newspaper Headlines [19 September, 2018].

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Pomp as Arochukwu in Diaspora celebrates 1106th Ikeji annual cultural festival
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Arochukwu”The 1106th yearly edition of Aro Cultural (Ikeji) Festival which kicked off September 5, 2018, in the 19 villages of Arochukwu Kingdom, Abia State, will be rounded off on Wednesday, Sepember 27, after 21 days of festivities. The festival which is one of the oldest in Igboland, presents a unique opportunity to celebrate Arochukwu tradition and culture in its pure and original form. It is also a platform for infinite entertainment, commerce and tourism as it features huge home
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Kano Assembly clears Gawuna as Dep Gov
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Kano State House of Assembly has approved the nomination of Commissioner for Agriculture, Alhaji Nasir Gawuna, as Deputy Governor.Continue reading Kano Assembly clears Gawuna as Dep Gov at Vanguard News.
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DELTA SOUTH: IYC rejects Etolor’s power sharing agreement with Itsekiri leaders
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
IJAW Youth Council, IYC, Western Zone, has said Ijaw of Delta State did not authorise the Chairman of Ijaw Council of Elders, aka Izon Okosutu, Chief Bare Etolor, to agree on a pattern of rotation of Delta South senatorial district seat with Itsekiri leaders.Continue reading DELTA SOUTH: IYC rejects Etolor’s power sharing agreement with Itsekiri leaders at Vanguard News.
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PDP presidential ticket: Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, others face party’s test
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Ahead of the October 5 national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to pick its presidential flag bearer, the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party yesterday set hurdles the 13 aspirants must scale to secure the party’s presidential ticket.Continue reading PDP presidential ticket: Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, others face partys test at Vanguard News.
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Truck drivers flout presidential directives, take over port access roads
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Despite Presidential directives ordering task force to clear the port access roads of container laden trucks obstructing free flow of traffic, the truck drivers have resumed their occupation of the access roads, including the bridges.Continue reading Truck drivers flout presidential directives, take over port access roads at Vanguard News.
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MOPOL beats LASTMA officials in fight over BRT lane
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
THERE was pandemonium yesterday at Obanikoro Bus Stop in Lagos, when a yet-to-be-identified mobile police officer attacked officials of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, who attempted to impound his car.Continue reading MOPOL beats LASTMA officials in fight over BRT lane at Vanguard News.
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2019: NASS agrees with Buhari, harmonizes Electoral Amendment Bill
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
AHEAD of the 2019 presidential and general elections, the National Assembly, yesterday, adopted the fourth Electoral Amendment Bill which seeks to strengthen the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and ensure free, fair and credible elections.Continue reading 2019: NASS agrees with Buhari, harmonizes Electoral Amendment Bill at Vanguard News.
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I didn’t commission unfinished projects ‘Ohakim
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
OWERRI’The immediate past Governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, has denied allegations engineered by the state government, to the effect that he commissioned unfinished projects while in office.Continue reading I didn’t commission unfinished projects ‘Ohakim at Vanguard News.
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Flood submerges Federal Poly in Anambra
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
AWKA’THE flood ravaging many parts of the country has submerged the Atani Campus of the Federal Polytechnic in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state.Continue reading Flood submerges Federal Poly in Anambra at Vanguard News.
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Edo lawmaker rues high unemployment rate
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
BENIN-CITY’THE member representing Oredo East constituency at the Edo State House of Assembly, Osagbovo Iyoha, yesterday, decried the high level of unemployment occasioned by the inability of successive governments to create jobs for the teeming youth in the country.Continue reading Edo lawmaker rues high unemployment rate at Vanguard News.
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Rising number of empty berths signals lull in shipping
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Activities at the Lagos Port Complex, LPC, may be going through a lull as 24 empty ship berths were recorded on the average last week, giving an occupancy rate of about 54 per cent, against the full capacity of 52 berths.Continue reading Rising number of empty berths signals lull in shipping at Vanguard News.
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N-BA reiterates commitment to deepening Nigeria, Britain bond
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
The Nigeria-Britain Association, N-BA, has reiterated its commitment to deepening Nigeria’Britain relationship, as Lagos-based fashion designer emerges winner of the association’s fashion competition.Continue reading N-BA reiterates commitment to deepening Nigeria, Britain bond at Vanguard News.
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APC says National Assembly must reconvene to attend to crucial legislative business
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has re-emphasised that the National Assembly should reconvene immediately to attend to crucial and pending legislative business.Continue reading APC says National Assembly must reconvene to attend to crucial legislative business at Vanguard News.
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Nigeria, S/Africa, Ghana, Kenya mull maritime pact
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
There are indications that a collaborative maritime administration platform is underway in Africa as the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says that discussions to that effect has commenced.Continue reading Nigeria, S/Africa, Ghana, Kenya mull maritime pact at Vanguard News.
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Kalu begs IBB to support Buhari’s re-election bid
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Former Abia governor Orji Kalu on Tuesday pleaded with former military President, retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, to support President Muhammadu Buhar’s re-election bid.Continue reading Kalu begs IBB to support Buhari’s re-election bid at Vanguard News.
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Gridlock: Traffic robberies threatening export drive ‘ SHIPPERS
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Unless urgent steps are taken, the nation will continue losing revenue accruable from exportation, as criminals now attack and cart away goods meant for export trapped in traffic on their way to the port.Continue reading Gridlock: Traffic robberies threatening export drive SHIPPERS at Vanguard News.
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Dangote lauches BlocMaster for cement moulders
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
LAGOS’Builders and other stakeholders have lauded BlocMaster Cement which was formally launched by Dangote Cement Plc yesterday in Kano, describing it as extra strong and the best for block moulding in Nigeria.Continue reading Dangote lauches BlocMaster for cement moulders at Vanguard News.
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Malta Guinness named official durbar drink in Sokoto, Zaria
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Malta Guinness, a malt brand from the stable of Guinness Nigeria Plc has assumed the official durbar drink in Sokoto and Zaria.Continue reading Malta Guinness named official durbar drink in Sokoto, Zaria at Vanguard News.
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NPA, Terminal operators at war over illegal port charges
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
THE Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, is currently at war with some terminal operators over newly introduced charges, which Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, NPA’s boss has warned agents and importers to ignore.Continue reading NPA, Terminal operators at war over illegal port charges at Vanguard News.
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Owerri Customs intercepts military hardware, illicit drugs, others
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’ Owerri, has intercepted a truck with military hardware and other illicit medicaments concealed among other imports.Continue reading Owerri Customs intercepts military hardware, illicit drugs, others at Vanguard News.
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Stakeholders raise concern over harassment of female cadets
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Stakeholders in the maritime industry had raised concern over the harassment of female seafarers, a situation which is causing lack of interest, insecurity and reduction of females in seafaring activities.Continue reading Stakeholders raise concern over harassment of female cadets at Vanguard News.
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NPA talks tough on implementation of BWM Convention
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has warned that it would step up inspection of ships calling at the nation’s territorial waters to ensure they discharge their ballast waters in order to protect the marine environment from invasive species.Continue reading NPA talks tough on implementation of BWM Convention at Vanguard News.
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Insurers to lose operating license over de-marketing with tier base policy
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Any insurance company that capitalizes on the Tier-Based Minimum Solvency Capital, TBMSC, policy to de-market another insurer could lose its operating license once the policy kicks-off.Continue reading Insurers to lose operating license over de-marketing with tier base policy at Vanguard News.
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Malabu oil scandal: Shell, Eni’s trial gets first verdict in Italy
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
AN Italian court has concluded plans to deliver its first verdict on the trial of top Shell and Eni executives, over alleged corruption in the controversial Malabu scandal tomorrow in Milan, Italy.Continue reading Malabu oil scandal: Shell, Eni’s trial gets first verdict in Italy at Vanguard News.
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APC must retain Osun, Buhari advises
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday attended the grand rally of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oshogbo, where he said the state must be retained by the party.Continue reading APC must retain Osun, Buhari advises at Vanguard News.
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Tin Can 11 Command declared N1.020bn in August
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
The Tin Can 11 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has declared a total revenue collection of N1,020 billion for the month of August, 2018 despite business degradation, which indicated it recorded 71.3% of the total monthly target.Continue reading Tin Can 11 Command declared N1.020bn in August at Vanguard News.
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2019: Group urges PDP to field Saraki, Ekweremadu
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
A South East socio political group, Igbo Democratic Alliance, IDA, has urged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to elect Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu , as the party’s presidential and vice presidential flag bearers, in the 2019 general election.Continue reading 2019: Group urges PDP to field Saraki, Ekweremadu at Vanguard News.
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Restructuring: Tanko Yakassai wrong to say uniformed Igbo ‘re championing Yourba agenda ‘ Prof. ABC Nwosu
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Former Minister of Health, Professor ABC Nwosu has vehemently refuted the claims by an elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakkasai that uninformed Igbo were championing the cause of restructuring which he (Yakkasa) referred to as a Yoruba agenda.Continue reading Restructuring: Tanko Yakassai wrong to say uniformed Igbo re championing Yourba agenda Prof. ABC Nwosu at Vanguard News.
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NCDMB to partner NIMASA for implementation of Cabotage
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB is set to partner with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA for the implementation of the Cabotage Act.Continue reading NCDMB to partner NIMASA for implementation of Cabotage at Vanguard News.
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Edo APC will not allow Ambode experience says Idahosa
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
AS the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode continues to battle for his second term ticket a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Honourable Charles Idahosa, has dismissedinsinuations that Governor Godwin Obaseki would be made to face the same predicament being experienced by Ambode of Lagos State.Continue reading Edo APC will not allow Ambode experience says Idahosa at Vanguard News.
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Food inflation thickens month-on-month
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
There are further indications that inflationary pressures are stepping up, driven by the food sector, even though monthly headline reports by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) indicates downwards trend on Year-on-Year, YoY, bases.Continue reading Food inflation thickens month-on-month at Vanguard News.
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PDP flays INEC for banning smart phones in polling units
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday condemned in strong terms the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ban the use of smart phones in polling units, accusing the commission of a surreptitious move to prevent the global community from knowing its plan to rig the 2019 general elections.Continue reading PDP flays INEC for banning smart phones in polling units at Vanguard News.
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Atiku in Jos promises all inclusive gov’t
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Former Vice President and Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has promised to run all inclusive government devoid of tribal and religious sentiments if voted into office.Continue reading Atiku in Jos promises all inclusive govt at Vanguard News.
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Construction to commence on Benin River port soon
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
AFTER almost two years in limbo, all is now set for the commencement of massive construction on the much anticipated Benin River Port to be situated in Gelegele, Benin City, Edo state.Continue reading Construction to commence on Benin River port soon at Vanguard News.
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MTN Nigeria donates ferry terminal to LASG
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
As part of efforts to harness the potentials of water transportation, MTN Nigeria has donated a ferry terminal to the Lagos State government.Continue reading MTN Nigeria donates ferry terminal to LASG at Vanguard News.
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80 percent of jobs in logistics sector yet to be created ‘ CILT
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
THE Chartered Institute Transport and Logistics, CILT, Nigeria, has said that about 80 percent of the jobs in the logistics sector are yet to be created.Continue reading 80 percent of jobs in logistics sector yet to be created CILT at Vanguard News.
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Tin Can Customs rakes in N31.8bn in August
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Tin Can Island Customs Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has generated N31.8 billion revenue in last month as against N28.6 billion collected during the corresponding period of 2017, representing an 11.2 percent growth.Continue reading Tin Can Customs rakes in N31.8bn in August at Vanguard News.
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Ports concession: NPA to re-designate nation’s port berths
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, is set to re-designate the nation’s port berths following improvements and new developments in the design of vessels that have made some of the berths inadequate.Continue reading Ports concession: NPA to re-designate nations port berths at Vanguard News.
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Adeosun’s resignation: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria.Continue reading Adeosun’s resignation: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny at Vanguard News.
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MTN always in the eye of the storm
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
However, there is need to critically resolve these matters and speedily too, in order not to encourage infractions or kill the goose that lays the golden eggContinue reading MTN always in the eye of the storm’ at Vanguard News.
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Tranter IT to employ 10, 000 Nigerians, launch 10+ IT support
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
IT Support has promised to employ about 10,000 Nigerians, as it launched IT support product called 10+ recently.Continue reading Tranter IT to employ 10, 000 Nigerians, launch 10+ IT support at Vanguard News.
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Three Start-ups win N3.5m in Visa organised Cashless Lagos Hackathon
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Three start-ups, Blended, Mavericks solutions and Lagos Pay, have emerged winners in the just-concluded Cashless Lagos Hackathon organised by digital payments company, Visa, in partnership with a Lagos State establishment.Continue reading Three Start-ups win N3.5m in Visa organised Cashless Lagos Hackathon at Vanguard News.
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Lagos State tops voice, internet subscription list in second quarter of 2018
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Lagos State has emerged the state with the highest number of subscribers of active voice per state in the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics report for the second quarter of 2018.Continue reading Lagos State tops voice, internet subscription list in second quarter of 2018 at Vanguard News.
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Businesses in Ghana to enjoy robust technology through Remita Payroll launch
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Small and medium enterprises and other organisations of any size in Ghana are now to manage their finances effortlessly with the recent launch of Remita Payroll processing solution in the country by Fintech software company, SystemSpecs.Continue reading Businesses in Ghana to enjoy robust technology through Remita Payroll launch at Vanguard News.
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JAC Motors T6 ranks top 3 in Chinese pickup exportation
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Recent industry automobile research shows that the JAC T6 pickup exporting quantity reached above 2400 units in 2018 so far, this is a 50% growth compared with the previous year.Continue reading JAC Motors T6 ranks top 3 in Chinese pickup exportation at Vanguard News.
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9jabet ‘re new SWAN Cup sponsors
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
The Lagos state chapter of the Sports writers Association of Nigeria yesterday unveiled 9jabet as the new sponsors of the annual Lagos SWAN Cup.Continue reading 9jabet ‘re new SWAN Cup sponsors at Vanguard News.
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CONFED CUP: Rayon can shock Enyimba, says Rayon coach
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Rayon Sports head coach Roberto ‘Robertinho’ Oliveira has warned Nigeria’s Enyimba FC that nothing is decided yet and his men are capable of getting work done on foreign soil as the two sides prepare to face off in the return-leg of their Caf Confederation Cup’s last eight tie.Continue reading CONFED CUP: Rayon can shock Enyimba, says Rayon coach at Vanguard News.
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Enyimba sure of victory over Rayon in Aba
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Enyimba forward Wasiu Alalade has revealed that the People’s Elephants will be back home to finish the job after playing a 0-0 draw away to Rayon Sports of Rwanda in the first leg quarter final of the 2018 CAF Confederation cup.Continue reading Enyimba sure of victory over Rayon in Aba at Vanguard News.
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NFF Election: Ekeji advocates free and fair exercise
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Former Director General of the National Sports Commission, Dr Patrick Ekeji has revealed that he will not root his support for any candidate vying for the position of the NFF President.Continue reading NFF Election: Ekeji advocates free and fair exercise at Vanguard News.
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